Annotation

A Look Back at Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry

Recorded June 21 and 22, 2016

Annotation last modified on 2019-12-24 03:21 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Sonny and Brownie's Last Train 4:04
2 Louise, Louise 4:50
3 Hooray, Hooray, These Women Is Killing Me 2:57
4 Shortnin' Bread 3:35
5 Baby Please Don't Go Back to New Orleans 4:52
6 Take This Hammer 4:09
7 Goin' Down Slow 5:24
8 Freight Train 3:01
9 Evil Hearted Me 4:14
10 Step It Up and Go 2:29
11 Walk On 2:48
12 Midnight Special 3:41

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (2016-06) (tracks 2–12)
harmonica:
Fabrizio Poggi (harmonicist, singer) (2016-06) (tracks 2–3, 5–12)
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (2016-06) (track 4)
harmonica [harmonica (left channel)]:
Fabrizio Poggi (harmonicist, singer) (2016-06) (track 1)
harmonica [harmonica (right channel)]:
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (2016-06) (track 1)
foot stomps:
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (2016-06) (tracks 6, 8)
bass drum [kick drum]:
Fabrizio Poggi (harmonicist, singer) (2016-06) (track 4)
arranger:
Big Joe Williams (track 5)
associate producer:
Thom Wolke (tracks 1–12)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4–6)
Elizabeth Cotten (track 8)
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (track 1)
James Burke Oden (blues singer and songwriter) (track 7)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4–6)
Elizabeth Cotten (track 8)
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (track 1)
James Burke Oden (blues singer and songwriter) (track 7)
mixer:
Stefano Spina (audio engineer) (tracks 1–12)
producer:
Fabrizio Poggi (harmonicist, singer) (tracks 1–12)
vocals:
Guy Davis (Blues musician) (2016-06) (tracks 1–12)
writer:
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (track 2)
Brownie McGhee (tracks 9, 11)
Sonny Terry (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 12)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 5)
mixed at:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 4209) (track 4)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 4299) (track 6)
arrangements:
Midnight Special (Travellers) (track 12)
Midnight Special (Harry Belafonte) (track 12)
Midnight Special (Van Morrison) (track 12)
Short’nin’ Bread (Wood/Wolfe arrangement) (track 4)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track 12)
is the basis for:
I've Had My Fun (track 7)
Shortnin’ Bread (track 4)
Skybound Blues (track 5)
later translated versions:
Le Train de minuit (track 12)
later versions:
Freight Train (track 8)
recording of:
Baby, Please Don’t Go (2016-06) (track 5)
Evil Hearted Me (2016-06) (track 9)
Freight Train (2016-06) (track 8)
Goin’ Down Slow (2016-06) (track 7)
Louise, Louise (2016-06) (track 2)
Midnight Special (2016-06) (track 12)
Short’nin’ Bread (traditional song) (2016-06) (track 4)
Sonny and Brownie's Last Train (2016-06) (track 1)
Take This Hammer (2016-06) (track 6)
Walk On (2016-06) (track 11)
version of: