Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Give Me A Break Blues
Ida Cox 2:50
2 Nothin' But Blues
Cleo Gibson with her Hot Three 3:09
3 Barrel House Blues
Rosa Henderson 3:15
4 Midnight Mama
Frances Hereford 2:45
5 Kansas City Blues
Memphis Jug Band 2:50
6 Prove It On Me Blues
Ma Rainey's Tub Jug Washboard Band 2:39
7 Be On Your Merry Way
Issie Ringgold 3:30
8 Blue Yodel No. 9
Jimmie Rodgers 3 2:38
9 Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Bessie Smith 2:57
10 Jenny's Ball
Mamie Smith 3:09
11 Moaning The Blues
Victoria Spivey 3:01
12 Organ Grinder
Eva Taylor 3:43
13 Get Up Off Your Knees
Ethel Waters 2:41
14 I've Got What It Takes
Margaret Webster 3:12
15 That Thing's Done Been Put On Me
Margaret Whitmire 2:45
16 He Used To Be Your Man
Lena Wilson 3:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1924-07) (track 3)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-10) (track 1)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1928-01-21) (track 4)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1929-03-14) (track 2)
New York, New York, United States (1929-10-01) (track 11)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1930-07-16) (track 8)
New York, New York, United States (1931-02-19) (track 10)
trumpet:
Harry Mason (Jazz Trumpet Player) (track 2)
Louis Armstrong (1930-07-16) (track 8)
trumpet [t]:
Henry “Red” Allen (jazz musician) (track 11)
soprano saxophone [ss]:
Charlie Holmes (jazz musician) (track 11)
guitar:
John Smith (Somewhat obscure jazz guitarist pre WWII) (track 2)
guitar [g]:
Will Johnson (jazz musician) (track 11)
bass [b]:
Pops Foster (track 11)
piano:
Edgar Dowell (track 3)
J. Neal Montgomery (track 2)
Clarence Williams (track 10)
Jesse Crump (1927-10) (track 1)
Lillian Hardin Armstrong (1930-07-16) (track 8)
piano [p]:
Luis Russell (track 11)
tenor saxophone [ts]:
Teddy Hill (track 11)
trombone [tb]:
J.C. Higginbotham (track 11)
performer:
Levee Serenaders (track 4)
vocals:
Victoria Spivey (track 11)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (1930-07-16) (track 8)
writer:
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 8)
Victoria Spivey (track 11)
part of:
recording of:
Moaning the Blues (track 11)