Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Black Eye Blues Ma Rainey 3:19
2 Bye Bye Baby Hattie Burleson 2:48
3 Sweet Georgia Brown Ethel Waters 3:09
4 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out Bessie Smith 5 2:57
5 Dope Head Blues Victoria Spivey 3:18
6 Everybody Mess Around Alberta Hunter 3:17
7 Jenny’s Ball Mamie Smith 3:10
8 Give Me a Break Blues Ida Cox 2:50
9 Tired as I Can Be Lucille Bogan 2:35
10 Everybody Does It Now Martha Copeland 3:04
11 Salty Dog Clara Smith 3:23
12 My Man Is Good for Nothing but Love Edith Wilson 3:06
13 Shake Your Cans Lucille Hegamin 3:00
14 I’m a Mighty Tight Woman Sippie Wallace 2:52
15 Get It Fixed Rosa Henderson 2:48
16 Do Dirty Blues Bertha "Chippie" Hill 2:44
17 Get ’em From the Peanut Man (Hot Nuts) Lil Johnson 3:05
18 Sorrowful Blues Trixie Smith 3:01
19 You Got Ev’rything a Sweet Mama Needs but Me Sara Martin 2:57
20 The St. Louis Blues Esther Bigeou 3:02
21 Break O’Day Blues Ada Brown 3:01
22 Anybody Here Want to Try My Cabbage? Maggie Jones 3:19
23 Electrician Blues Lizzie Miles 3:17
24 Penitentiary Bessie Tucker 3:25
25 He Used to Be Your Man but He’s My Man Now Lena Wilson 3:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1924-12-10) (track 22)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-10) (track 8)
New York, New York, United States (1927-12-06) (track 10)
violin:
Ralph "Shrimp" Jones (1920s US violinist and composer) (1927-12-06) (track 10)
cornet:
Louis Armstrong (1924-12-10) (track 22)
Ed Allen (trumpeter) (1929-05-15) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Andrew Mead (1920s saxophonist) (1927-12-06) (track 10)
Garvin Bushell (1929-05-15) (track 4)
piano:
Fletcher Henderson (1924-12-10) (track 22)
Jesse Crump (1927-10) (track 8)
Porter Grainger (1927-12-06) (track 10)
Clarence Williams (1929-05-15) (track 4)
tuba:
Cyrus St. Clair (1929-05-15) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Greely Walton (1929-05-15) (track 4)
engineer:
Ivar Rosenberg (Danish sound engineer and producer) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Maggie Jones (1924-12-10) (track 22)
Ida Cox (1927-10) (track 8)
Martha Copeland (1920s blues singer) (1927-12-06) (track 10)
producer:
Karl Emil Knudsen (track 14)
vocals:
Sippie Wallace (track 14)

Release

ASIN:UK: B07Y4HY5JJ [info]

Release Group

part of:Music Rough Guides (World Music Network) (number: 1392)