Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue and Lonesome
Memphis Slim 3:12
2 Caldonia
Muddy Waters 3:44
3 Sinking Blues
Big Joe Williams 2:24
4 Billie Blues
Billie Holiday 2:56
5 Pretty Thing
Canned Heat 2:00
6 Sitting on Top of the World
Ray Charles 2:20
7 Hobo Blues
John Lee Hooker 1:59
8 Goin' Back Home
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:15
9 Monday Morning Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 4:15
10 Goodnight Irene
Lead Belly 2:42
11 Whiskey Headed Woman
Pinetop Perkins 4:06
12 All My Life
Howlin’ Wolf 4:11
13 Goin' Fishing
Jimmy Reed 2:43
14 Bad Luck Blues
Lightnin’ Slim 2:33
15 Terraplane Blues
Big Joe Williams 1:40
16 Blue Moon
Billie Holiday 3:29
17 Baby Please Don't Go
Muddy Waters 2:51
18 Hide & Go Seek
Big Joe Turner 4:39
19 Rollin' & Tumblin', Part 1
Canned Heat 2:18
20 I'm Going Down to the River
Ray Charles 3:06
21 Baby Lee
John Lee Hooker 2:59
22 Good Times
Lightnin’ Hopkins 4:16
23 Forty Four
Howlin’ Wolf 3:01
24 Richland Woman Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 3:41
25 Fannin Street
Lead Belly 2:53

Credits

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trumpet:
Charlie Shavers (track 16)
drums:
Alvin Stoller (track 16)
guitar:
Barney Kessel (track 16)
double bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 16)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (track 16)
tenor saxophone:
Flip Phillips (track 16)
composer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 20)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Billie Holiday (– 1936-08-01) (track 4)
Richard Rodgers (1934) (track 16)
lyricist:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 20)
Billie Holiday (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Lorenz Hart (1934) (track 16)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (track 16)
writer:
Lonnie Chatmon (track 6)
Walter Vinson (track 6)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 4)
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 16)
Lodlow Music (track 10)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (track 10)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 10)
Roll on Columbia (track 10)
later translated versions:
Blå lys (track 16)
Bonsoir Lily (track 10)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 10)
later versions:
recording of:
Billie’s Blues (track 4)
Fannin Street (track 25)
Forty-Four (track 23)
Goodnight Irene (track 10)
Blue Moon (1952) (track 16)
version of: