Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boodle-Am-Shake
Dixieland Jug Blowers ?:??
2 Midnight Special
Leadbelly ?:??
3 Long Tall Mama
Big Bill Broonzy ?:??
4 Candy Man
Mississippi John Hurt ?:??
5 Statesboro Blues
Blind Willie McTell ?:??
6 Hesitation Blues
Jim Jackson ?:??
7 Walk Right In
Cannons Jug Stompers ?:??
8 Playing With the Strings
Lonnie Johnson ?:??
9 Baby Please Don't Go
Big Joe Williams ?:??
10 Diddie Wa Diddie
Blind Blake ?:??
11 Every Day in the Week Blues
Pink Anderson & Blind Simmie Dooley ?:??
12 Me and My Chauffeur Blues
Memphis Minnie ?:??
13 Truckin' My Blues Away
Blind Boy Fuller ?:??
14 I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
Robert Johnson ?:??
15 Match Box Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson ?:??
16 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey ?:??
17 It Hurts Me Too
Tampa Red ?:??
18 Harmonica Stomp
Sonny Terry ?:??
19 Stealin' Stealin'
Memphis Jug Band ?:??
20 Blood Red River
Josh White ?:??
21 Big Road Blues
Tommy Johnson ?:??
22 I Will Turn Your Money Green
Furry Lewis ?:??
23 Bottle It Up and Go
Tommy McClennan ?:??
24 Atlanta Moan
Barbecue Bob ?:??
25 Walking Blues
Son House ?:??
26 How Long, How Long Blues
Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell ?:??
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Minglewood Blues
Cannons Jug Stompers 3 ?:??
2 Come on Boys Let's Do That Messin' Around
Blind Blake ?:??
3 Rock Island Line
Leadbelly ?:??
4 Blues in G
Lonnie Johnson ?:??
5 Cross Road Blues
Robert Johnson ?:??
6 Untrue Blues
Blind Boy Fuller ?:??
7 Drop Down Mama
Hammie Nixon ?:??
8 Dealing With the Devil
Brownie McGhee ?:??
9 Cross and Evil Woman Blues
Blind Gary Davis ?:??
10 K.C. Moan
Memphis Jug Band 3 ?:??
11 Black Rat Swing
Memphis Minnie ?:??
12 Nobody's Dirty Business
Mississippi John Hurt ?:??
13 Good Gal
Josh White ?:??
14 Stomp Down Rider
Blind Willie McTell ?:??
15 Black Snake Moan
Blind Lemon Jefferson ?:??
16 A Spoonful Blues
Charley Patton ?:??
17 Keep Your Hands Off Her
Big Bill Broonzy ?:??
18 Night Time Is the Right Time
Roosevelt Sykes ?:??
19 The Risin' Sun
Alger Texas Alexander ?:??
20 Mean Mistreatin' Mama
Leroy Carr ?:??
21 Beale Street Mama
Bessie Smith ?:??
22 Devil Got My Woman
Skip James ?:??
23 The First Time I Met the Blues
Little Brother Montgomery ?:??
24 Cool Drink of Water Blues
Tommy Johnson ?:??
25 Cross Cut Saw Blues
Tommy McClennan ?:??
26 Dry Land Blues
Furry Lewis ?:??

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1930-12-05) (track 24)
guitar:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1927-04) (track 15)
composer:
Gus Cannon (track 7)
Hosea Woods (track 7)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (track 15)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 14)
lyricist:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (track 15)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 14)
producer:
Don Law (track 14)
recording engineer:
Don Law (1936-11-23) (track 14)
vocals:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1927-04) (track 15)
writer:
Hudson Whittaker (track 24)
publisher:
MCA Music Ltd. (track 24)
later translated versions:
Marche tout droit (track 7)
Nix wia unguad (track 5)
later versions:
Dust My Broom (track 14)
Match Box Blues (track 15)
Matchbox (track 15)
recording of:
Atlanta Moan (track 24)
Match Box Blues (track 15)
Statesboro Blues (track 5)
Walk Right In (track 7)
I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom (1936-11-23) (track 14)

CD 2

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1928-01-30) (track 1)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1929-10-04) (track 10)
New York, New York, United States (1937-02-09) (track 6)
guitar:
Ashley Thompson (Cannon’s Jug Stompers) (1928-01-30) (track 1)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1929-03) (track 15)
Tee Wee Blackman (1929-10-04) (track 10)
Charlie Burse (1929-10-04) (track 10)
Blind Boy Fuller (1937-02-09) (track 6)
harmonica:
Noah Lewis (1928-01-30) (track 1)
Will Shade (1929-10-04) (track 10)
banjo and jug:
Gus Cannon (1928-01-30) (track 1)
kazoo:
Ben Ramey (1929-10-04) (track 10)
jug:
Jab Jones (1929-10-04) (track 10)
composer:
Charley Patton (American Delta blues musician) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Tee Wee Blackman (1929-10-04) (track 10)
vocals:
Ashley Thompson (Cannon’s Jug Stompers) (1928-01-30) (track 1)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1929-03) (track 15)
Ben Ramey (1929-10-04) (track 10)
Will Shade (1929-10-04) (track 10)
Blind Boy Fuller (1937-02-09) (track 6)
writer:
Tewee Blackman (track 10)
Noah Lewis (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1991) (track 15)
later versions:
recording of:
A Spoonful Blues (track 16)
Black Snake Moan (1925) (track 15)
Minglewood Blues (1928-01-30) (track 1)
K.C. Moan (1929-10-04) (track 10)