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Annotation last modified on 2019-12-04 10:28 UTC.

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ezekiel Saw de Wheel Fisk Jubilee Singers 2:20
2 Crazy Blues (78rpm version) Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds 3:25
3 Careless Love Blues (alternate take) Bessie Smith 3:24
4 Frankie Mississippi John Hurt 3.75 3:21
5 Lord I Can’t Just Keep From Crying Blind Willie Johnson 3:01
6 What Are They Doing in Heaven Today Washington Phillips 3:22
7 Sitting on Top of the World Mississippi Sheiks 3 3:13
8 Blues Before Sunrise Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell 3:29
9 If You See My Saviour Thomas A. Dorsey 2:48
10 Broke Down Engine Blind Willie McTell 3:07
11 Mister Tom Hughes’s Town Leadbelly 3:02
12 Cross Road Blues Robert Johnson 5 2:38
13 Key to the Highway Big Bill Broonzy 4 2:59
14 Nine Foot Shovel Joshua White 2:53
15 Cowboy’s Lament Burl Ives 2:37
16 Me and My Chauffeur Blues Memphis Minnie 2:44
17 Swing Down Chariot The Golden Gate Quartet 3:29
18 Dere’s a Man Goin’ Round / I Know de Lord Paul Robeson 2:42
19 Baby, Please Don’t Go Big Joe Williams 2:45
20 Hard Day Blues Muddy Waters 2:50
21 I’ll Never Forget Ira Tucker & The Dixie Hummingbirds 2:59
22 I’ll Fly Away The Trumpeteers 2:35
23 I Will Move on Up a Little Higher Mahalia Jackson 5:25
24 Greenfields The Brothers Four 3:03
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blowin’ in the Wind Bob Dylan 2:46
2 The Patriot Game The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem 3:28
3 Green, Green The New Christy Minstrels 2:07
4 We Shall Overcome (live) Pete Seeger 5:13
5 The Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel 4.9 3:05
6 Death Letter Son House 4:19
7 Little Boxes Malvina Reynolds 1:38
8 Will the Circle Be Unbroken The Staple Singers 2:38
9 Suzanne Leonard Cohen 4.25 3:47
10 Going Up to the Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue Taj Mahal 3:36
11 These Days Tom Rush 2:38
12 Mean Mistreater Johnny Winter 3:52
13 I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man Willie Dixon 4:47
14 Blue River Eric Andersen 4:46
15 Longer Dan Fogelberg 3.5 3:14
16 Romeo’s Tune Steve Forbert 4 3:30
17 Pride and Joy Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble 3:39
18 Steady On Shawn Colvin 4:57
19 Galileo Indigo Girls 4:12
20 Stand Still Shirley Caesar featuring John P. Kee 4:16
21 Every Morning Keb’ Mo’ 2:58

Credits

Digital Media 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1928-02-14) (track 4)
San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (track 12)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-05-21) (track 16)
violin:
Lonnie Chatmon (1930-02-17) (track 7)
guitar:
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-02-14) (track 4)
Walter Vinson (1930-02-17) (track 7)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (track 12)
Little Son Joe (1941-05-21) (track 16)
Memphis Minnie (1941-05-21) (track 16)
arranger:
Bob Dylan (track 10)
composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
executive producer:
Art Satherly (track 12)
lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
producer:
Don Law (track 12)
recording engineer:
Vincent Liebler (track 12)
vocals:
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-02-14) (track 4)
Walter Vinson (1930-02-17) (track 7)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (track 12)
Memphis Minnie (1941-05-21) (track 16)
writer:
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (track 13)
Lonnie Carter (track 7)
Richard Dehr (track 24)
Terry Gilkyson (track 24)
Walter Jacobs (performance name for Walter Vinson) (track 7)
Blind Willie McTell (track 10)
Frank Miller (American singer & songwriter) (track 24)
Charles Segar (track 13)
Walter Vinson (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Soul Jam Records (2015) (track 12)
publisher:
E. H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) (track 7)
Encore Music (US label) (track 12)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
recorded at:
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (track 12)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 23650) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Greenfields (1956 song) (1960) (track 24)
is the basis for:
Only the Heartaches (track 15)
The Oyster Pirate (track 15)
later parody versions:
As I Walked Out (track 15)
later translated versions:
Vihreät niityt (track 24)
later versions:
Cowboy's Lament (Ken Maynard version) (track 15)
Sittin' on Top of the World (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 7)
Verte Campagne (Greenfields) (track 24)
recording of:
Broke Down Engine (track 10)
Key to the Highway (track 13)
Streets of Laredo (aka "Cowboy's Lament") (track 15)
Sitting on Top of the World ("Now she's gone, I don't worry...") (1930-02-17) (track 7)
Cross Road Blues (a/k/a “Crossroads”) (1936-11-27) (track 12)
version of:
Broke Down Engine (track 10)
The Unfortunate Rake (Roud 2; Laws Q26 / B1) (track 15)

Digital Media 2

harmonica and steel guitar:
Taj Mahal (US blues musician) (track 10)
brass arranger:
harp:
Gayle Levant (track 15)
flugelhorn:
Jerry Hey (track 15)
composer:
Leonard Cohen (track 9)
Eric Andersen (US folk singer-songwriter, the famous one) (track 14)
Willie Dixon (track 13)
Dan Fogelberg (track 15)
Steve Forbert (track 16)
Taj Mahal (US blues musician) (track 10)
Malvina Reynolds (track 7)
Emily Saliers (track 19)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 5)
Bob Dylan (1962-04) (track 1)
conductor:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 9)
engineer:
Jeff Guercio (track 15)
lead vocals:
Leonard Cohen (track 9)
Taj Mahal (US blues musician) (track 10)
lyricist:
Eric Andersen (US folk singer-songwriter, the famous one) (track 14)
Guy Carawan (track 4)
Willie Dixon (track 13)
Dan Fogelberg (track 15)
Steve Forbert (track 16)
Frank Hamilton (folk musician) (track 4)
Zilphia Horton (track 4)
Taj Mahal (US blues musician) (track 10)
Malvina Reynolds (track 7)
Emily Saliers (track 19)
Pete Seeger (track 4)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 5)
Bob Dylan (1962-04) (track 1)
Leonard Cohen (1966) (track 9)
mixer:
Marty Lewis (engineer) (track 15)
producer:
Norbert Putnam (track 14)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 9)
Abner Spector (track 13)
Tom Wilson (producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (track 5)
vocals:
Art Garfunkel (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (track 9)
publisher:
Bug Music Ltd. (track 13)
J. Michel KG (track 5)
Jewel Music Pub Co Ltd (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
MDW (track 5)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 5)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (track 1)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (1962 – 1990) (track 1)
Paul Simon Music (1964) (track 5)
Special Rider Music (1990 –) (track 1)
Paul Simon Music (1992) (track 5)
Magic Arts Publishing (2000) (track 5)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 156) (track 5)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Pausenbottle (track 1)
later translated versions:
Als je slaapt (track 15)
Blowin’ in the Wind (Romani) (track 1)
Chanson d'innocence (The Sound of Silence) (track 5)
Chlini Hüsli (track 7)
Chlyni Truckli (track 7)
En ton av tystnad (track 5)
Fridenswuchelied (track 1)
Kiedy wieje wiatr (track 1)
La Voix du silence (The Sound of Silence) (track 5)
La tua immagine (track 5)
Mucho más (track 15)
Petites boîtes (track 7)
Siglo Yn Y Gwynt (track 1)
Susan (Danish lyrics) (track 9)
Suzanne (italian lyrics) (track 9)
Suzanne (french lyrics) (track 9)
Suzanne (Finnish lyrics) (track 9)
Suzanne (Dutch lyrics) (track 9)
風に吹かれて (track 1)
later versions:
New Yorker (track 1)
recording of:
Blue River (track 14)
Galileo (track 19)
Little Boxes (track 7)
Longer (track 15)
Romeo's Tune (track 16)
We Shall Overcome (track 4)
The Sound of Silence (1964-03-10 – 1965-06-15) (track 5)
Suzanne (English orig. song by Leonard Cohen) (1967) (track 9)
Going Up to the Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue (1968-05 – 1968-10) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 5)

Release

phonographic copyright by:Nemperor Records, Inc. (1979)
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id285296236 [info]
stream for free:https://www.deezer.com/album/96020 [info]