Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Frankie
Mississippi John Hurt 3.75 3:20
2 Stack O'Lee Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 2:57
3 Candy Man Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 2:47
4 Jack O'Diamonds
Blind Lemon Jefferson 2:47
5 Hangman's Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson 3:05
6 Low Down Mojo Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson 2:47
7 Atlanta Strut
Blind Willie McTell 3:09
8 Travelin' Blues
Blind Willie McTell 3:21
9 Death Cell Blues
Blind Willie McTell 3:08
10 The Gallows Pole
Lead Belly 3:05
11 Good Morning Blues
Lead Belly 2:27
12 Good Night Irene
Lead Belly 2:41
13 Crossroads Blues
Robert Johnson 2:34
14 Little Queen of Spades
Robert Johnson 2:18
15 Love in Vain
Robert Johnson 5 2:28
16 House of the Rising Sun
Woody Guthrie 3:00
17 Mean Talking Blues
Woody Guthrie 3:29
18 Little Black Train
Woody Guthrie 2:30
19 Dimples
John Lee Hooker 2:17
20 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:34
21 Boogie Chillun
John Lee Hooker 2:34

Credits

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recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1926-05) (track 4)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1928-02-14) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1928-12-28) (tracks 2–3)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (track 20)
guitar:
John Lee Hooker (track 20)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1926-05) (track 4)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-02-14) (track 1)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1928-06) (track 6)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1928-07) (track 5)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-12-28) (tracks 2–3)
Blind Willie McTell (1929-10-30) (track 7)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (track 13)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (track 15)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 19)
Eddie Taylor (Electric blues guitarist & singer) (1956) (track 19)
bass:
James Jamerson (track 20)
George Washington (1950s bassist) (1956) (track 19)
piano:
Joe Hunter (track 20)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Crosby (track 20)
arranger:
Huddie William Ledbetter (tracks 10–11)
composer:
John Lee Hooker (track 20)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 13, 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 12, 16)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (track 4)
Blind Willie McTell (tracks 7–8)
executive producer:
Art Satherly (tracks 13, 15)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (track 20)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 13, 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 12, 16)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (track 4)
Blind Willie McTell (tracks 7–8)
producer:
Don Law (tracks 13, 15)
recording engineer:
Vincent Liebler (tracks 13, 15)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 20)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1926-05) (track 4)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-02-14) (track 1)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1928-06) (track 6)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (1928-07) (track 5)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-12-28) (tracks 2–3)
Blind Willie McTell (1929-10-30) (track 7)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (track 13)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (track 15)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 19)
writer:
James Bracken (track 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Soul Jam Records (2015) (tracks 13, 15)
publisher:
Lodlow Music (track 12)
Tristan Music Ltd. (track 20)
recorded at:
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (track 13)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (track 12)
arrangements:
The House of the Rising Sun (for choir and jazz trio, Chilcott) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 12)
Roll on Columbia (track 12)
later parody versions:
No House (track 16)
later translated versions:
Amor en vano (track 15)
Bom Bom Bom (track 20)
Bonsoir Lily (track 12)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 12)
Haus in Altona (track 16)
House of the Rising Sun (Cambodian Space Project version with Khmer lyrics) (track 16)
House of the Rising Sun (version japonaise) (track 16)
Le Pénitencier (track 16)
Tee mit Rum (track 20)
later versions:
Der Galgen (track 10)
House of the Risin' Sun (Bob Dylan's version) (track 16)
recording of:
Atlanta Strut (track 7)
Good Morning Blues (track 11)
Goodnight Irene (track 12)
The Gallis Pole (track 10)
Travelin' Blues (track 8)
Cross Road Blues (aka 'Crossroads') (1936-11-27) (track 13)
Love in Vain Blues (1937-06-20) (track 15)
Dimples (1956) (track 19)
Boom Boom (1961) (track 20)
version of:
The Maid Freed From the Gallows (traditional song - not the Led Zep arrangement) (track 10)