Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mannish Boy
Muddy Waters, Little Walter on harmonica 3:38
2 C-h-i-c-k-e-n Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 0:56
3 I’m in the Mood
John Lee Hooker 2:44
4 The Sky Is Crying
Elmore James 2:48
5 Blues for the Lowlands
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry 4:47
6 All I Can Do Is Cry
Ike & Tina Turner 5:32
7 Coffee for Mama
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:29
8 A Big Man
John Mayall 4:53
9 Draggin’ My Tail
Eric Clapton 3:08
10 Dust Your Broom
Etta James 3:46
11 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
Big Joe Williams 3:26
12 Big Road Blues
Canned Heat 2:06
13 Backlash Blues
Nina Simone 2:52
14 Lightnin’s Bad Luck
Lightning Slim 2:33
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 CC Riders
Jimmy Witherspoon 5:30
2 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:30
3 Baby Please Don’t Go
Muddy Waters 2:58
4 It’s My Fault Baby
B.B. King 3:35
5 Standing at the Crossroads
Elmore James 2:55
6 Rooster Blues
Lightning Slim 2:42
7 John Lee Boogie
John Mayall 4:15
8 I’m Movin’ On
Ray Charles 2:20
9 Can’t Hold On
Canned Heat 2:28
10 Hoochy Coochy Man
Eddy Wilsons Blues Band & Friends 8:19
11 Don’t You Lie to Me
Mike Bloomfield 3:29
12 Freight Loader
Eric Clapton 2:48
13 Out of Sight
Johnny Winter 2:20
14 With a Little Help From My Friends
Santana 4:05
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boogie Chillen 2
John Lee Hooker 2:21
2 Gee Baby Ain’t I Been Good to You
Jimmy Witherspoon 3:33
3 Everybody’s Blue
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry 6:44
4 You’ve Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
B.B. King 5:16
5 I Smell Trouble
Ike & Tina Turner 3:47
6 Kind Hearted Woman
Johnny Winter 3:41
7 Ball and Chain
Big Mama Thornton 7:14
8 Got My Mojo Working
Canned Heat 2:40
9 Nobody’s Business But Mine
Mississippi John Hurt 3:49
10 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Nina Simone 3:28
11 Cherry Red
Mike Bloomfield 4:42
12 Mojo Hand
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:03
13 I’m Gonna Drown Myself
Ray Charles 3:02
14 Lost and Gone
John Mayall 2:38

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Elmore James (track 4)
lyricist:
Elmore James (track 4)
writer:
Eric Clapton (track 9)
Frank Cook (US drummer) (track 12)
Bob Hite (track 12)
Langston Hughes (track 13)
Jimmy Page (track 9)
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (track 13)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (track 12)
Henry Vestine (track 12)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 12)
publisher:
Filmtrax-Mogul (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
Rolls Royce Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Rotz & Wossa (track 4)
recording of:
Backlash Blues (track 13)
Big Road Blues (track 12)
Draggin' My Tail (track 9)
The Sky Is Crying (track 4)

CD 2

composer:
Hank Snow (track 8)
lyricist:
Hank Snow (track 8)
writer:
Elmore James (track 5)
Joe Josea (track 5)
cover recording of:
I’m Moving On (track 8)
later parody versions:
later versions:
En revenant (track 8)
recording of:

CD 3

arranger:
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (track 10)
writer:
Dally Small (track 10)
Clarence Williams (track 10)
publisher:
Sam Fox Publishing Co. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
recording of:
I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Nina Simone's version) (track 10)
version of:
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Bessie Smith's version) (track 10)