Annotation

Label: Sony - Catalog #: 90493

Annotation last modified on 2005-11-14 10:16 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 A Good Man Is Hard to Find
3:02
2 I Ain't Goin' to Play No Second Fiddle
3:22
3 Me and My Gin
2:51
4 Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
3:09
5 St. Louis Blues
3:11
6 'tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
3:30
7 Careless Love
3:25
8 The Yellow Dog Blues
2:58
9 Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
2:51
10 Down Hearted Blues
3:27
11 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
3:00
12 On Revival Day (A Rhythmic Spiritual)
2:56
13 Send Me to the 'lectric Chair
3:24
14 Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
3:30
15 Back Water Blues
3:17

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet:
Buster Bailey (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Buster Bailey (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Coleman Hawkins (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (1933-11-24) (track 14)
trumpet:
Frankie Newton (1933-11-24) (track 14)
reed organ:
Fred Longshaw (1925-01-14) (track 5)
cornet:
Louis Armstrong (1925-01-14) (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1925-03-27) (track 2)
Joe Smith (cornetist) (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Louis Armstrong (1925-05-26) (track 7)
Joe Smith (cornetist) (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Joe Smith (cornetist) (1927-03-03) (track 13)
Ed Allen (1929-05-15) (track 11)
guitar:
Lincoln Conaway (1927-09-28) (track 1)
Bobby Johnson (1933-11-24) (track 14)
banjo:
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1927-03-02) (track 4)
double bass:
Billy Taylor Sr. (jazz bassist) (1933-11-24) (track 14)
alto saxophone:
Garvin Bushell (1929-05-15) (track 11)
piano:
Clarence Williams (1923-02-16) (track 10)
Clarence Williams (1923-04-26) (track 6)
Fred Longshaw (1925-03-27) (track 2)
Fletcher Henderson (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Fred Longshaw (1925-05-26) (track 7)
James P. Johnson (1927-02-17) (track 15)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Fletcher Henderson (1927-03-03) (track 13)
Porter Grainger (1927-09-28) (track 1)
Porter Grainger (1928-08-25) (track 3)
Clarence Williams (1929-05-15) (track 11)
James P. Johnson (1930-06-09) (track 12)
Clarence Williams (1931-11-20) (track 9)
Buck Washington (1933-11-24) (track 14)
piano arranger:
James P. Johnson (1927) (track 15)
tuba:
Bob Escudero (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Cyrus St. Clair (1929-05-15) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Greely Walton (1929-05-15) (track 11)
Chu Berry (1933-11-24) (track 14)
trombone:
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-03-27) (track 2)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-05-26) (track 7)
Jimmy Harrison (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1927-03-03) (track 13)
Joe Williams (Trombonist, active NYC late 1920s (NOT Hot 8!)) (1928-08-25) (track 3)
Jack Teagarden (1933-11-24) (track 14)
background vocals:
The Bessemer Singers (1930-06-09) (track 12)
composer:
Harry Burke (track 3)
Harry Richman (track 4)
Everett Robbins (track 6)
Wesley Wilson (track 14)
Peter de Rose (track 4)
Jimmy Cox (track 11)
Porter Grainger (track 6)
Eddie Green (1920's Jazz composer) (1918 –) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Bessie Smith (1930-06-09) (track 12)
lyricist:
Harry Burke (track 3)
Jimmy Cox (track 11)
Porter Grainger (track 6)
Jo Trent (track 4)
vocals:
Bessie Smith (1923-02-16) (track 10)
Bessie Smith (1923-04-26) (track 6)
Bessie Smith (1925-01-14) (track 5)
Bessie Smith (1925-03-27) (track 2)
Bessie Smith (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Bessie Smith (1925-05-26) (track 7)
Bessie Smith (1927-02-17) (track 15)
Bessie Smith (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Bessie Smith (1927-03-03) (track 13)
Bessie Smith (1927-09-28) (track 1)
Bessie Smith (1928-08-25) (track 3)
Bessie Smith (1929-05-15) (track 11)
Bessie Smith (1931-11-20) (track 9)
Bessie Smith (1933-11-24) (track 14)
writer:
George Brooks (composer, early 20th century) (track 13)
Alberta Hunter (track 10)
Martha Koenig (track 7)
Lovie Austin (track 10)
Dally Small (track 9)
Clarence Williams (track 9)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Bessie Smith (1927) (track 15)
publisher:
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 6, 9)
is the basis for:
wossaproblem (track 15)
later translated versions:
Le Millionnaire (track 11)
later versions:
Backwater Blues (Dylan Arrangement) (track 15)
Backwater Blues (Leadbelly Arrangement) (track 15)
I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Nina Simone's version) (track 9)
recording of:
Down Hearted Blues (1923-02-16) (track 10)
St. Louis Blues (1925-01-14) (track 5)
I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle (1925-03-27) (track 2)
Yellow Dog Blues (1925-05-06) (track 8)
Careless Love (1925-05-26) (track 7)
Backwater Blues (1927-02-17) (track 15)
Muddy Water (1927-03-02) (track 4)
Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair (1927-03-03) (track 13)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1927-09-28) (track 1)
Me and My Gin (1928-08-25) (track 3)
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Bessie Smith's version) (1931-11-20) (track 9)
Gimme a Pigfoot (and a Bottle of Beer) (1933-11-24) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B0000A1VEO [info]