Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Jimmie the Kid
2:04
2 My Rough and Rowdy Ways
2:25
3 California Blues
2:52
4 Narration #1
0:49
5 Hobo's Meditation
2:45
6 Waitin' for a Train
2:53
7 Mother, the Queen of My Heart
2:43
8 My Carolina Sunshine Girl
2:53
9 Narration #2
0:39
10 Train Whistle Blues
3:16
11 Why Should I Be Lonely
3:21
12 Jimmie's Texas Blues
3:38
13 Blue Yodel #6
3:14
14 Narration #3
0:55
15 Mule Skinner Blues
3:26
16 Peach Picking Time in Georgia
3:00
17 Down the Old Road to Home
2:05
18 Travellin' Blues
3:18
19 Miss the Mississippi and You
3:17
20 Frankie and Johnny
3:48
21 No Hard Times
2:51
22 Narration #4
0:56
23 Hobo Bill's Last Ride
2:50
24 My Old Pal
3:04
25 Nobody Knows but Me
2:47
26 Narration #5
1:35
27 Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel
3:09
28 Mississippi Delta Blues
3:36
29 Gambling Polka Dot Blues
2:37

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Slim Bryant (American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 7)
Clayton McMichen (track 16)
Waldo O’Neal (Composer, songwriter) (track 23)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 3, 5–8, 10, 12, 16, 21)
William H. Heagney (songwriter, also known as Bill Halley) (track 19)
lyricist:
Shelley Lee Alley (track 18)
Waldo O’Neal (Composer, songwriter) (track 23)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 5–6, 8, 10, 12, 18, 21)
William H. Heagney (songwriter, also known as Bill Halley) (track 19)
publisher:
Carl Sandburg (1927) (track 20)
writer:
Shelley Lee Alley (track 18)
Carey D. Harvey (US songwriter) (track 17)
Estelle Lovell (track 11)
Elsie McWilliams (American songwriter) (tracks 24–25)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 11, 13, 17–18, 24–25)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 20)
publisher:
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 19)
part of:
cover recording of:
Frankie and Johnny (traditional song, version of "Frankie and Albert") (track 20)
Hobo's Meditation (track 5)
My Old Pal (track 24)
No Hard Times (track 21)
Nobody Knows but Me (track 25)
Train Whistle Blues (track 10)
later translated versions:
Frankie et Johnny (French version by Boris Vian) (track 20)
later versions:
Frankie and Johnny (Sidney Bechet arrangement) (track 20)
recording of:
Travelin' Blues (track 18)
version of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song with the lyrics from "You’re My Baby" added, post-1912) (track 20)

Release

ASIN:US: B000006K5N [info]