Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 California Blues
2:52
2 Narration #1
1:23
3 Hobo's Meditation
2:47
4 Waitin' for a Train
2:54
5 Mother, the Queen of My Heart
2:43
6 My Carolina Sunshine Girl
2:53
7 Narration #2
0:39
8 Train Whistle Blues
3:17
9 Why Should I Be Lonely?
3:21
10 Jimmie's Texas Blues
3:39
11 Blue Yodel No. 6
3:13
12 Narration #3
0:55
13 Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
3:24
14 Peach Picking Time Down in Georgia
3:00
15 Down the Old Road to Home
2:05
16 Travelin' Blues
3:19
17 Miss the Mississippi and You
3:17
18 Frankie and Johnny
3:47
19 No Hard Times
2:49
20 Narration #4
0:56
21 Hobo Bill's Last Ride
2:47
22 My Old Pal
3:04
23 Nobody Knows but Me
2:45
24 Narration #5
1:35
25 Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel (The Woman Made a Fool Out of Me)
3:06

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Slim Bryant (American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 5)
William H. Heagney (songwriter, also known as Bill Halley) (track 17)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 5, 10, 13, 25)
lyricist:
William H. Heagney (songwriter, also known as Bill Halley) (track 17)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 10, 13, 25)
publisher:
Carl Sandburg (1927) (track 18)
writer:
Carey D. Harvey (US songwriter) (track 15)
Elsie McWilliams (American songwriter) (tracks 22–23)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (tracks 15, 22–23)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 18)
publisher:
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 17)
part of:
cover recording of:
Frankie and Johnny (traditional song, version of "Frankie and Albert") (track 18)
My Old Pal (track 22)
Nobody Knows but Me (track 23)
later translated versions:
Frankie et Johnny (French version by Boris Vian) (track 18)
later versions:
Frankie and Johnny (Sidney Bechet arrangement) (track 18)
New Mule Skinner Blues (revised lyrics, first recorded by Bill Monroe ca. 1950) (track 13)
version of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song with the lyrics from "You’re My Baby" added, post-1912) (track 18)