Tracklist

CD 1: Up Country Blues 1924-28
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Barrell House Blues Ed Andrews 2:52
2 Georgia Stockade Blues Tom Delaney 3:27
3 Sun Brimmer’s Blues Memphis Jug Band 3:26
4 Goin’ to Leave You Blues Big Boy Cleveland 2:52
5 Dry Bone Shuffle Blind Blake 2:41
6 Up Country Blues De Ford Bailey 3:16
7 Dead Drunk Blues Sippie Wallace 3:14
8 Original Stack O’Lee Blues Long “Cleeve” Reed & Little Harvey Hull 2:41
9 Easy Rider Don’t You Deny My Name Barbecue Bob 2:59
10 Bo-Lita Kid Brown and His Blues Band 2:42
11 Everybody Help the Boys Come Home William and Versey Smith 2:25
12 Church Bells Blues Luke Jordan 3:17
13 Two Ways to Texas Emery Glen 3:03
14 It Won’t Be Long Now Barbecue Bob & Laughing Charley 3:25
15 Bottleneck Blues Sylvester Weaver & Walter Beasley 2:55
16 Rock Island Blues Lewis Black 3:01
17 Midnight Blues William "Bill" Moore 2:45
18 Fare Thee Blues, Part 1 Johnnie Head 2:33
19 My Monday Woman Blues Jim Jackson 3:04
20 What’s the Matter Blues Frank Stokes 3:01
21 School Girl Blues Rosie Mae Moore 3:16
22 Cool Drink of Water Blues Tommy Johnson 3:26
23 Left Alone Blues Ishman Bracey 3:21
24 T and T Blues “Mooch” Richardson 3:13
25 T.C. Johnson Blues T.C. Johnson & “Blue Coat” Tom Nelson 3:23
CD 2: Broke and Hungry Blues 1928-30
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ham Hound Crave Rube Lacy 2:55
2 No More Women Blues Texas Alexander 3:02
3 How Long, How Long Blues “New Orleans” Willie Jackson 2:58
4 Unknown Blues Tarter and Gay 3:06
5 Chicken Wilson Blues Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton 3:09
6 Stack O’Lee Blues Mississippi John Hurt 2:58
7 Broke and Hungry Blues Peg Leg Howell 3:22
8 Funny Feathers Victoria Spivey 3:17
9 Pitchin’ Boogie Will Ezell 3:04
10 Mr Devil Blues Jed Davenport 3:09
11 Mississippi Bottom Blues Kid Bailey 2:49
12 Weary Heart Blues James Wiggins 2:43
13 Poor Man Blues Henry Townsend 2:59
14 Framer’s Blues Eli Framer 3:08
15 Trinity River Blues Aaron “T-Bone” Walker 3:11
16 Heavy Suitcase Blues Charley Taylor 3:09
17 Traveling Mama Blues Joe Callicott 3:15
18 Jumpin’ and Shoutin’ Blues Garfield Akers 3:08
19 Bedside Blues Jim Thompkins 3:06
20 Walking Blues Son House 2:59
21 Future Blues Willie Brown 3:01
22 Long Ways From Home Louise Johnson 3:29
23 Frisco Blues Bayless Rose 3:07
24 Good Boy Blues Arthur Pettis 3:12
25 No Special Rider Blues Little Brother Montgomery 2:54
CD 3: Good Whiskey Blues 1930-39
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Married Man Blues Blind Willie Reynolds 3:18
2 Dupree Blues Willie Walker 3:31
3 22-20 Blues Skip James 2:51
4 Lonesome Road Blues Sam Collins 3:05
5 Midnight Hour Blues Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell 3:08
6 Fat Mama Blues Jabo Williams 3:16
7 Never Mind Blues Georgia Boyd 3:14
8 The Twelves (dirty Dozen) Kokomo Arnold 3:13
9 Little Leg Woman Big Joe Williams 3:05
10 That’s What My Baby Likes Bessie Jackson 3:01
11 Good Whiskey Blues Peetie Wheatstraw 3:09
12 Strut That Thing Cripple Clarence Lofton 2:58
13 Teasin’ Brown Blues Louie Lasky 2:46
14 Cold Blooded Murder No. 2 Bumble Bee Slim 3:01
15 Baby You Gotta Change Your Mind Blind Boy Fuller 3:15
16 Ashes in My Whiskey Walter Davis 2:37
17 It’s Cold in China Blues The Mississippi Moaner 2:49
18 Jockey Blues Jazz Gillum 2:50
19 Prisoner Blues George Clarke 3:10
20 Back Door Blues Casey Bill Weldon 3:10
21 Don’t Sell It (Don’t Give It Away) Buddy Woods 2:33
22 Booker T Blues Washboard Sam 2:39
23 Hard Scufflin’ Blues Little Buddy Doyle 2:40
24 Jersey Belle Blues Lonnie Johnson 2:59
25 Baby, Please Don’t Tell on Me Tommy McClennan 2:46
CD 4: Jumpin’ at the Club Blue Flame 1940-46
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 East St Louis Blues Faber Smith & Jimmy Yancey 2:52
2 Bukka’s Jitterbug Swing Bukka White 2:39
3 Can’t You Read Big Maceo 3:09
4 Life is Like That Memphis Slim 2:56
5 Memory of Sonny Boy Forrest City Joe 3:20
6 Horse Shoe Boogie Lee Brown 2:56
7 Ruby Moore Blues Lee Brown 2:58
8 Low Land Blues Lee Brown 2:50
9 Round The World Boogie Lee Brown 2:57
10 Rock That Boogie Jimmie Gordon 2:43
11 Fast Life Jimmie Gordon 2:57
12 Mistreated Blues Jimmie Gordon 2:32
13 I Ain’t Like That No More Jimmie Gordon 2:51
14 Chain Gang Blues Johnny Temple 2:51
15 Yum, Yum, Yum Johnny Temple 2:38
16 My Baby’s Acting Funny Jimmie Gordon 2:45
17 It’s Time to Go Jimmie Gordon 2:44
18 That Woman’s a Pearl Diver Jimmie Gordon 2:52
19 Jumpin’ at the Club Blue Flame Jimmie Gordon 2:38
20 I Believe I’ll Go Downtown Again Johnny Temple 2:54
21 Something in the Moon That Gives Me a Thrill Johnny Temple 2:45
22 Dixie Flyer Johnny Temple 2:51
23 Believe My Sins Have Found Me Out Johnny Temple 2:45
24 Rhythm Mama Johnny Temple 2:46
25 New Little Girl, Little Girl Lee Brown 2:39

Credits

CD 1: Up Country Blues 1924-28

recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1927-01-09) (track 14)
guitar:
Barbecue Bob (1927-01-09) (track 14)
Charley Lincoln (1927-01-09) (track 14)
Casey Bill Weldon (blues slide guitar player) (1927-02-24) (track 3)
harmonica:
Will Shade (1927-02-24) (track 3)
kazoo:
Ben Ramey (1927-02-24) (track 3)
jug:
Charlie Polk (jug player) (1927-02-24) (track 3)
composer:
Will Shade (track 3)
lyricist:
Will Shade (track 3)
vocals:
Barbecue Bob (1927-01-09) (track 14)
Charley Lincoln (1927-01-09) (track 14)
Casey Bill Weldon (blues slide guitar player) (1927-02-24) (track 3)
recording of:
Sun Brimmer's Blues (1927-02-24) (track 3)

CD 2: Broke and Hungry Blues 1928-30

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1928-12-28) (track 6)
Richmond, Indiana, United States (1930-06-07) (track 23)
guitar:
Oak Cliff T-Bone (US blues musician & songwriter, 1910-1975) (– 1929) (track 15)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-12-28) (track 6)
Bayless Rose (1930-06-07) (track 23)
piano:
Douglas Fernell (US blue pianist, active 1929) (– 1929) (track 15)
composer:
Willie Brown (Mississippi blues guitarist/vocalist "Future Blues" "M&O Blues") (track 21)
lyricist:
Willie Brown (Mississippi blues guitarist/vocalist "Future Blues" "M&O Blues") (track 21)
vocals:
Oak Cliff T-Bone (US blues musician & songwriter, 1910-1975) (– 1929) (track 15)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-12-28) (track 6)
writer:
T‐Bone Walker (US blues musician & songwriter, 1910-1975) (track 15)
recording of:
Future Blues (track 21)
Trinity River Blues (recorded 1929 by T-Bone Walker) (track 15)

CD 3: Good Whiskey Blues 1930-39

recorded in:
United States (1931) (track 3)
New York, New York, United States (1935-07-25) (track 15)
washboard:
Bull City Red (1935-07-25) (track 15)
guitar:
Reverend Gary Davis (1935-07-25) (track 15)
Blind Boy Fuller (1935-07-25) (track 15)
composer:
Blind Boy Fuller (track 15)
lyricist:
Blind Boy Fuller (track 15)
vocals:
Blind Boy Fuller (1935-07-25) (track 15)
recording of:
Baby You Gotta Change Your Mind (1935-07-25) (track 15)

CD 4: Jumpin’ at the Club Blue Flame 1940-46

guitar:
Tampa Red (1941-06-24) (track 3)
double bass [string bass]:
Ransom Knowling (1941-06-24) (track 3)
piano:
Big Maceo (1941-06-24) (track 3)
vocals:
Big Maceo (1941-06-24) (track 3)
recorded at:
RCA Studios (Chicago, 1935-1969) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-06-24) (track 3)

Release

ASIN:UK: B00002ZZZY [info]