Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Long Nights
B.B. King 3:35
2 The Sky Is Crying
Elmore James 2:43
3 C-H-I-C-K-E-N Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 0:58
4 Out of Sight
Johnny Winter 2:23
5 Whiskey and Wimmen
John Lee Hooker 2:40
6 Bad Luck Blues
Lightnin’ Slim 2:37
7 Don't Wake Me
Lightnin’ Hopkins 4:47
8 John Lee Boogie
John Mayall 4:16
9 Someone Cares for Me
Johnny "Guitar" Watson 2:59
10 Mr. Pawnbroker
B.B. King 3:17
11 Everybody's Blues
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 6:46
12 Blues for My Cookie
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:34
13 Freight Loader
Eric Clapton 2:47
14 Catfish Blues
B.B. King 2:29
15 No Shoes
John Lee Hooker 2:24
16 It Hurts Me Too
Elmore James 3:05
17 Nobody Knows You When Your Down and Out
Big Joe Williams 3:26
18 Woman Lovin' Each Other
Mike Bloomfield 4:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ridin' on the L & N
John Mayall 5:47
2 Standing at the Crossroads
Elmore James 2:45
3 Tribute to Elmore
Eric Clapton & Jimmy Page 2:07
4 Leavin' Blues
Johnny Winter 2:50
5 Boogie Chillen 2
John Lee Hooker 2:30
6 Got My Mojo Working
Canned Heat 2:38
7 You've Done Lost You're Good Thing Now
B.B. King 5:12
8 Santa Fe Blues
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:15
9 Down by the Riverside
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 3:17
10 Dust My Broom
Elmore James 2:56
11 Big Road Blues
Canned Heat 2:03
12 Dusty Road
John Lee Hooker 2:08
13 Deep River Blues
Hall & Oates 2:40
14 One Room Country Shack
Johnny "Guitar" Watson 2:36
15 Pontiac Blues
The Animals & Sonny Boy Williamson 3:35
16 Ride in My New Car
Big Joe Williams 2:33
17 Jockey Blues
Mike Bloomfield 3:51
18 Ball and Chain
Big Mama Thornton 7:12
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:31
2 Mean Mistreatin' Mama
Elmore James 2:43
3 Coming Home
Elmore James 2:28
4 Lost and Gone
John Mayall 2:44
5 Going Down Slow
Johnny Winter 4:45
6 It's My Own Fault Baby
B.B. King 3:37
7 Baby Lee
John Lee Hooker 2:45
8 Coffee for Mama
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:32
9 Blues for the Lowlands
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 4:49
10 Lightning's Bad Luck
Lightnin’ Slim 2:37
11 Wolverine Blues
Jelly Roll Morton 3:27
12 West Coast Idea
Eric Clapton 2:22
13 Outside Help (short version)
B.B. King 3:40
14 Lonesome Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 3:49
15 Nothin' but the Blues
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:24
16 Little Red Rooster
Big Mama Thornton 5:53
17 Baby Please Don't Go
Big Joe Williams 1:49
18 Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
Mississippi John Hurt 3:37

Credits

CD 1

composer:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 5, 15)
Elmore James (track 2)
Mel London (track 16)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 5, 15)
Elmore James (track 2)
Mel London (track 16)
writer:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 12)
later translated versions:
Rotz & Wossa (track 2)
recording of:
Blues for My Cookie (track 12)
It Hurts Me Too (track 16)
No Shoes (track 15)
The Sky Is Crying (track 2)
Whiskey and Wimmen (track 5)

CD 2

guitar:
additional composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 10)
additional lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 10)
composer:
Preston Foster (track 6)
Elmore James (track 10)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 6)
editor:
lyricist:
Preston Foster (track 6)
Elmore James (track 10)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 6)
recording engineer:
vocals:
writer:
Frank Cook (US drummer) (track 11)
Bob Hite (track 11)
Joe Josea (track 2)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (track 11)
Henry Vestine (track 11)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 11)
Elmore James (track 2)
publisher:
MPCA King of Spades (track 10)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Dust My Blues (track 10)
I Believe (track 10)
Mojo Workin’ (track 6)
recording of:
Big Road Blues (track 11)
Dust My Broom (track 10)
Tribute to Elmore (track 3)
version of:

CD 3

membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (track 1)
guitar:
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
bass:
James Jamerson (track 1)
piano:
Joe Hunter (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Crosby (track 1)
composer:
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
Elmore James (track 3)
St. Louis Jimmy Oden (blues singer and songwriter) (track 5)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
Elmore James (track 3)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
writer:
James Bracken (track 7)
John Lee Hooker (track 7)
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 15)
Elmore James (track 2)
Bobby Robinson (track 2)
publisher:
cover recording of:
Going Down Slow (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bom Bom Bom (track 1)
Tee mit Rum (track 1)
recording of:
Baby Lee (track 7)
Coming Home (track 3)
Lost and Gone (track 4)
West Coast Idea (track 12)
Boom Boom (1961) (track 1)