Tracklist

CD 1
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1Ragged and Dirty
recorded in:
Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States (on 1942-07-16)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-16)
producer:
Alan Lomax
guitar:
William Brown (Arkansas blues musician "Mississippi Blues") (on 1942-07-16)
vocals:
William Brown (Arkansas blues musician "Mississippi Blues") (on 1942-07-16)
William Brown5:16
2Mississippi Blues
recorded in:
Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States (on 1942-07-16)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-16)
producer:
Alan Lomax
guitar:
William Brown (Arkansas blues musician "Mississippi Blues") (on 1942-07-16)
vocals:
William Brown (Arkansas blues musician "Mississippi Blues") (on 1942-07-16)
William Brown6:33
3County Farm Blues
recorded in:
Robinsonville, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-07-17)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-17)
producer:
Alan Lomax
guitar:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1942-07-17)
vocals:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1942-07-17)
Eddie “Son” House2:25
4High-Rolling Sergeant
recorded in:
Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States (on 1936-04-14)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1936-04-14)
producer:
John A. Lomax
vocals:
Sam Carter (blues) (on 1936-04-14), Jim Mickles (Prison blues musician) (on 1936-04-14), Eddie Miles (Prison blues musician) (on 1936-04-14) and Jack Rogers (Prison blues musician) (on 1936-04-14)
Sam Carter, Jim Mickles, Eddie Miles & Jack Rogers1:55
5Early in the Morning
recorded in:
Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States (on 1939-05-24)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1939-05-24) and Ruby T. Lomax (on 1939-05-24)
producer:
John A. Lomax and Ruby T. Lomax
vocals:
Hollis "Fat Head" Washington (on 1939-05-24)
Hollis "Fat Head" Washington2:26
6The Jinx Blues (No. 2)
recorded in:
Robinsonville, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-07-17)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-17)
producer:
Alan Lomax
guitar:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1942-07-17)
vocals:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1942-07-17)
Eddie “Son” House4:18
7I Be Bound to Write to You
recorded in:
Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-07-24)
recording engineer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III) (on 1942-07-24), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) (on 1942-07-24) and Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-24)
producer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) and Alan Lomax
guitar:
McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters") (blues musician) (on 1942-07-24)
vocals:
McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters" (blues musician) (on 1942-07-24)
McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters")2:49
8You Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
recorded in:
Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-07-24)
recording engineer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III) (on 1942-07-24), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) (on 1942-07-24) and Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-24)
producer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) and Alan Lomax
guitar:
McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters") (blues musician) (on 1942-07-24)
vocals:
McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters") (blues musician) (on 1942-07-24)
McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters")3:42
9Wind Howlin' Blues
recorded in:
Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-07-22)
recording engineer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III) (on 1942-07-22), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) (on 1942-07-22) and Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-22)
producer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) and Alan Lomax
guitar:
David “Honeyboy” Edwards (on 1942-07-22)
vocals:
David “Honeyboy” Edwards (on 1942-07-22)
David “Honeyboy” Edwards3:18
10High Lonesome Hill
recorded in:
Natchez, Mississippi, United States (on 1940-10-19)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-19) and Ruby T. Lomax (on 1940-10-19)
producer:
John A. Lomax and Ruby T. Lomax
guitar:
Lucious Curtis (on 1940-10-19) and Willie Ford (1940s Blues guitarist) (on 1940-10-19)
vocals:
Lucious Curtis (on 1940-10-19)
Lucious Curtis & Willie Ford5:05
11Payday
recorded in:
Natchez, Mississippi, United States (on 1940-10-19)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-19) and Ruby T. Lomax (on 1940-10-19)
producer:
John A. Lomax and Ruby T. Lomax
guitar:
Lucious Curtis (on 1940-10-19) and Willie Ford (1940s Blues guitarist) (on 1940-10-19)
vocals:
Willie Ford (1940s Blues guitarist) (on 1940-10-19)
Willie Ford & Lucious Curtis2:38
12Train Blues
recorded in:
Natchez, Mississippi, United States (on 1940-10-19)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-19) and Ruby T. Lomax (on 1940-10-19)
producer:
John A. Lomax and Ruby T. Lomax
guitar:
Lucious Curtis (on 1940-10-19)
vocals:
Lucious Curtis (on 1940-10-19)
Lucious Curtis1:47
13Santa Field Blues
recorded in:
Natchez, Mississippi, United States (on 1940-10-19)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-19) and Ruby T. Lomax (on 1940-10-19)
producer:
John A. Lomax and Ruby T. Lomax
guitar:
Willie Ford (1940s Blues guitarist) (on 1940-10-19)
vocals:
Willie Ford (1940s Blues guitarist) (on 1940-10-19)
Willie Ford3:48
14Low Down Dirty Dog Blues
recorded in:
Robinsonville, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-07-17)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-17)
producer:
Alan Lomax
guitar:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1942-07-17)
vocals:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1942-07-17)
Eddie “Son” House5:06
15Red River Blues
recorded in:
Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States (on 1936-04-13)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1936-04-13)
producer:
John A. Lomax
guitar:
Frank Evans (on 1936-04-13)
vocals:
Frank Evans (on 1936-04-13)
Frank Evans3:20
16Walking Blues
recorded in:
DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States (on 1941-09-03)
recording engineer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III) (on 1941-09-03), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) (on 1941-09-03) and Alan Lomax (on 1941-09-03)
producer:
John W. Work (John Wesley Work III), Lewis Jones (worked with Alan Lomax) and Alan Lomax
guitar:
Willie Brown (Mississippi blues guitarist/vocalist "Future Blues" "M&O Blues") (on 1941-09-03)
harmonica:
Leroy Williams (Mississippi blues musician) (on 1941-09-03)
mandolin and spoken vocals [spoken comments]:
Fiddlin’ Joe Martin (on 1941-09-03)
vocals:
Eddie "Son" House (on 1941-09-03)
Eddie “Son” House, Fiddlin’ Joe Martin, Willie Brown & Leroy Williams6:42

Credits

Release

liner notes:David Evans, Ph.D. (ethnomusicologist, field recorder and blues artist)
engineer:Steve Rosenthal
producer:Anna Lomax Chairetakis
Jeffrey Greenberg
mastering:Phil Klum
copyrighted (©) by and phonographic copyright (℗) by:Rounder Records Corp. (not for release label use!) (from 1999 to present)
mastered at:Master Cutting Room in New York, New York, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1388771 [info]
ASIN:US: B00000JMD7 [info]
purchase for mail-order:http://www.rounder.com/index.php?id=album.php&catalog_id=4972 [info]