Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Blues Before Sunrise 4 2:58
2 Third Degree 3 5:09
3 Reconsider Baby 3 3:20
4 Hoochie Coochie Man 4.5 3:16
5 Five Long Years 3 4:48
6 I’m Tore Down 3 3:03
7 How Long Blues 4 3:08
8 Goin’ Away Baby 3 4:01
9 Blues Leave Me Alone 3 3:37
10 Sinner’s Prayer 3 3:21
11 Motherless Child 5 2:57
12 It Hurts Me Too 3 3:19
13 Someday After a While 3 4:28
14 Standin’ Round Crying 3.5 3:38
15 Driftin’ 3 3:09
16 Groaning the Blues 3 6:07

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Jim Keltner (track 11)
bass guitar:
Dave Bronze (track 11)
trumpet:
Roddy Lorimer (track 11)
guitar:
Eric Clapton (track 11)
harmonica:
Jerry Portnoy (track 11)
percussion:
Richie Hayward (track 7)
keyboard:
Chris Stainton (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Simon Clarke (UK saxophonist) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Tim Sanders (UK saxophonist) (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Giles Cowley (tracks 1–16)
Julie Gardiner (tracks 1–16)
composer:
Lowell Fulson (track 3)
Sonny Thompson (US R&B bandleader and pianist) (track 6)
Eddie Boyd (blues pianist) (track 5)
Leroy Carr (tracks 1, 7)
Willie Dixon (tracks 4, 16)
Elmore James (track 12)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 14)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (tracks 8–9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
engineer:
Alex Haas (Trance remixer/producer. Member of Cypher 7) (track 7)
Alan Douglas (Scottish born engineer) (tracks 1–6, 8–16)
lead vocals:
Eric Clapton (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
Lowell Fulson (track 3)
Sonny Thompson (US R&B bandleader and pianist) (track 6)
Eddie Boyd (blues pianist) (track 5)
Leroy Carr (tracks 1, 7)
Willie Dixon (tracks 4, 16)
Elmore James (track 12)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 14)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (tracks 8–9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
mixer:
Russ Titelman (tracks 1–16)
Alan Douglas (Scottish born engineer) (tracks 1–16)
producer:
Russ Titelman (tracks 1–16)
Eric Clapton (tracks 1–16)
writer:
Charles Brown (blues musician) (track 15)
Lowell Fulson (track 10)
Lloyd Glenn (track 10)
Kevin Moore (track 12)
Freddie King (US blues singer & guitarist) (track 13)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (track 15)
Sonny Thompson (US R&B bandleader and pianist) (track 13)
Eddie Williams (blues musician) (track 15)
Eddie Boyd (blues pianist) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Reprise Records (genuine label, not for bootleg use) (1994) (tracks 1–16)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1994) (tracks 1–16)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2–3, 8–9, 16)
Bug Music (tracks 2, 14, 16)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 4)
Fort Knox Music Inc. (tracks 6, 13)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 2, 4, 16)
Jewel Music Pub Co Ltd (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 4)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 1, 7)
Onward Music Ltd (track 5)
Trio Music Co., Inc. (tracks 6, 13)
Mo’ Than Jus’ Music (2000) (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
arrangements:
Motherless Child (track 11)
cover recording of:
Drifting Blues (track 15)
Five Long Years (track 5)
Goin' Away Baby (track 8)
Groaning the Blues (track 16)
I'm Tore Down (track 6)
It Hurts Me Too (track 12)
Reconsider Baby (track 3)
Sinner’s Prayer (track 10)
Third Degree (track 2)
How Long, How Long Blues (1994) (track 7)
later versions:
Motherless Child (track 11)
recording of:
Motherless Child (track 11)
referred to in medleys:

Release

manufactured in:United States
baritone saxophone:Simon Clarke (UK saxophonist)
bass guitar:Dave Bronze
design:Wherefore Art? (Graphic Art)
drums (drum set):Jim Keltner
guitar:Eric Clapton
Andy Fairweather-Low
harmonica:Jerry Portnoy
horn:Kick Horns
keyboard:Chris Stainton
mastering:Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer)
tenor saxophone:Tim Sanders (UK saxophonist)
trumpet:Roddy Lorimer
horn arranger:Kick Horns
vocals:Eric Clapton
photography:E.C.
Jack English (Photographer)
copyrighted by:Reprise Records (genuine label, not for bootleg use) (1994)
manufactured by:WEA Manufacturing Inc.
manufactured for:BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.
phonographic copyright by:Reprise Records (genuine label, not for bootleg use) (1994)
mastered at:Sterling Sound (split/relocated to Nashville and Edgewater studios in 2018, but NY studio planned to reopen in 2019) in New York, New York, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/953384 [info]