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)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 5, 15)
recording of:
No Shoes (track 15)
Whiskey and Wimmen (track 5)

CD 2

guitar:
composer:
Preston Foster (track 6)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 6)
editor:
lyricist:
Preston Foster (track 6)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 6)
recording engineer:
vocals:
writer:
Frank Cook (US drummer) (track 11)
Bob Hite (track 11)
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (track 11)
Henry Vestine (track 11)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 11)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Big Road Blues (track 11)

CD 3

drums:
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)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
writer:
James Bracken (track 7)
John Lee Hooker (track 7)
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 15)
publisher:
later translated versions:
Bom Bom Bom (track 1)
Tee mit Rum (track 1)
recording of:
Baby Lee (track 7)
Lost and Gone (track 4)
Boom Boom (1961) (track 1)