Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Stormy Monday Blues
Big Joe Turner 2:43
2 Catfish Blues
B.B. King 2:29
3 Information Blues
Roy Milton 2:28
4 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Billie Holiday 2:36
5 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:33
6 Barrel House Blues
Johnny Otis 3:46
7 Frisco Blues
John Lee Hooker 2:52
8 Please Love Me
B.B. King 2:51
9 Slo Fuse
Johnny Otis 4:13
10 God Bless This Child
Billie Holiday 3:09
11 Trouble Blues
John Lee Hooker 3:01
12 Hey Now
Ray Charles 2:24
13 Cracklin'
Bo Diddley 2:54
14 I Got The Walkin' Blues
Louis Jordan 3:02
15 I'm Mad Again
John Lee Hooker 2:42
16 Walkin' and Talkin'
Ray Charles 3:11
17 Can I Go Home With You
Bo Diddley 2:45
18 C.C. Rider
Ray Charles 2:46
19 Wednesday Evening Blues
John Lee Hooker 3:58
20 Paying The Cost To Be The Man
B.B. King 2:46

Credits

Medium 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952) (track 16)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (track 5)
guitar:
John Lee Hooker (track 5)
bass:
James Jamerson (track 5)
piano:
Joe Hunter (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Crosby (track 5)
composer:
John Lee Hooker (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 4, 4)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 4, 4)
performer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 16)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 5)
writer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 12)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 10)
Billie Holiday (track 10)
Cliff Jackson (jazz pianist) (track 16)
publisher:
Basart Editions ( – ????) (track 10)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 10)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 4, 4)
is the basis for:
God Bless the Child (track 10)
later translated versions:
Bom Bom Bom (track 5)
Tee mit Rum (track 5)
live recording of:
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (tracks 4, 4)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 4, 4)
recording of:
God Bless the Child (track 10)
Hey Now (track 12)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (1956) (track 4)
Boom Boom (1961) (track 5)
referred to in medleys: