Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sheep, Sheep, Don'tcha Know the Road
Bessie Jones & the Sea Island Singers 2:21
2 The Juice of the Forbidden Fruit
Neil Morris 2:28
3 Devil's Dream
Hobart Smith 2:30
4 You Got Dimples in Your Jaws
Willie Jones & others 3:17
5 Drunken Hiccups
Hobart Smith 2:50
6 You Done Tol' Everybody
Fred McDowell 6:09
7 The House Carpenter
Almeda Riddle 7:44
8 Straighten 'em
Bright Light Quartet 2:46
9 Corn Dodgers
Neil Morris 3:37
10 I Wished I Was in Heaven
Denise Gardner, Mattie Gardner & Fred McDowell 1:55
11 Tribulations
Estil C. Ball & Lacey Richardson 2:53
12 No Room at the Inn / The Last Month of the Year
Vera Ward Hall 8:59
13 My Mother Died and Left Me
James Shorty & Fred McDowell 3:09
14 Buttermilk
Miles Pratcher & Bob Pratcher 3:22
15 The Prayer Wheel
Bright Light Quartet 2:53
16 Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah
Ike Caudill and congration of Mt. Olivet Old Regular Baptist Church 5:24

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Virginia, United States (1959-08-31) (track 11)
Como, Mississippi, United States (1959-09) (tracks 10, 13–14)
Blackey, Kentucky, United States (1959-09-05) (track 16)
Como, Mississippi, United States (1959-09-25) (track 6)
Heber Springs, Arkansas, United States (1959-10) (track 7)
Hughes, Arkansas, United States (1959-10-01) (track 4)
Timbo, Arkansas, United States (1959-10-06) (tracks 2, 9)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States (1959-10-10) (track 12)
Georgia, United States (1960-04-11) (track 1)
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States (1960-04-28) (track 3)
Virginia, United States (1960-05-05) (tracks 8, 15)
fiddle:
Hobart Smith (1959-08-24) (track 5)
Bob Pratcher (1959-09) (track 14)
Hobart Smith (1960-04-28) (track 3)
membranophone:
Darnel Walker (50s Blues musician from Arkansas) (1959-10-01) (track 4)
guitar:
Lacey Richardson (1959-08-31) (track 11)
E.C. Ball (1959-08-31) (track 11)
Mississippi Fred McDowell (1959-09) (tracks 10, 13)
Miles Pratcher (1959-09) (track 14)
Mississippi Fred McDowell (1959-09-25) (track 6)
Joe Lee (Blues musician Willie Jones) (1959-10-01) (track 4)
Neil Morris (1959-10-06) (tracks 2, 9)
Bright Light Quartet (1960-05-05) (tracks 8, 15)
harmonica:
Boy Blue (Blues musician Roland Hayes) (1959-10-01) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Bessie Jones (1960-04-11) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (1959-08-24) (track 5)
Alan Lomax (1959-08-31) (track 11)
Alan Lomax (1959-09) (tracks 10, 13–14)
Alan Lomax (1959-09-05) (track 16)
Alan Lomax (1959-09-25) (track 6)
Alan Lomax (1959-10) (track 7)
Alan Lomax (1959-10-06) (tracks 2, 9)
Alan Lomax (1959-10-10) (track 12)
Alan Lomax (1960-04-11) (track 1)
Alan Lomax (1960-04-28) (track 3)
Alan Lomax (1960-05-05) (tracks 8, 15)
vocals:
Lacey Richardson (1959-08-31) (track 11)
E.C. Ball (1959-08-31) (track 11)
Mississippi Fred McDowell (1959-09) (track 10)
Denise Gardner & Mattie Gardner (1959-09) (track 10)
Bob Pratcher (1959-09) (track 14)
Miles Pratcher (1959-09) (track 14)
James Shorty (1959-09) (track 13)
Mississippi Fred McDowell (1959-09-25) (track 6)
Joe Lee (Blues musician Willie Jones) (1959-10-01) (track 4)
Almeda Riddle (1959-10) (track 7)
Neil Morris (1959-10-06) (tracks 2, 9)
Vera Hall (1959-10-10) (track 12)
John Davis (40s/50s US blues/gospel artist) (1960-04-11) (track 1)
Peter Davis (US Gospel/Blues musician) (1960-04-11) (track 1)
Henry Morrison (1960-04-11) (track 1)
Willis Proctor (1960-04-11) (track 1)
Bright Light Quartet (1960-05-05) (tracks 8, 15)

Release Group

part of: Southern Journey (number: 6)