Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rocky Mountain
5:01
2 Got to Move Your Baby
4:04
3 So Sorry to Leave You
4:23
4 Take a Trip With Me
5:07
5 Last Night Blues
5:19
6 Lightnin's Stroke
4:58
7 Hard to Love a Woman
4:04
8 Conversation Blues
3:54
9 Automobile Blues
4:34
10 You Better Watch Yourself
5:01
11 Mean Old Frisco
3:43
12 Shinin' Moon
4:09
13 Come Back Baby
3:30
14 Thinkin' 'Bout an Old Friend
5:08
15 The Walkin' Blues
3:25
16 Back to New Orleans
3:22
17 Katie Mae
4:05
18 Down There Baby
4:06
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Black Gal
4:12
2 Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes
3:48
3 Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
3:10
4 Coffee Blues
3:42
5 Buddy Brown's Blues (98 Degree Blues)
4:07
6 Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
3:05
7 Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On
4:20
8 DC-7
4:33
9 Death Bells
3:54
10 Goin' to Dallas to See My Pony Run
3:51
11 Jailhouse Blues
3:20
12 Blues in the Bottle
3:17
13 Beans, Beans, Beans
2:28
14 Catfish Blues
4:19
15 My Grandpa Is Old Too
3:04
16 T Model Blues
2:52
17 Jackstropper Blues
3:28
18 You Cook All Right
4:20
19 You Never Miss Your Water
2:42
20 Let's Do the Suzie Q
3:44
21 Smokes Like Lightning
5:14
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 How Many More Years I Got to Let You Dog Me Around
3:02
2 Black Cadillac
3:41
3 Walkin' This Road by Myself
4:53
4 The Devil Jumped the Black Man
4:14
5 My Baby Don't Stand No Cheating
2:09
6 You Is One Black Rat
2:31
7 The Fox Chase
3:20
8 Mojo Hand
3:23
9 Mama Blues
5:18
10 My Black Name
4:01
11 Ida Mae
5:30
12 Prison Farm Blues
4:35
13 Worried Life Blues
2:58
14 Happy Blues for John Glenn
5:24
15 Sinner's Prayer
3:48
16 Angel Child
3:36
17 I Got a Leak in This Old Building
5:23
18 Pneumonia Blues
3:32
19 Have You Ever Been Mistreated
4:03
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Blues Is a Feeling
8:03
2 Me and Ray Charles
3:37
3 In the Evening
3:22
4 Ain't It Crazy
2:27
5 Last Night I Lost the Best Friend I Ever Had
4:37
6 Everything
3:00
7 I Work Down on the Chain Gang
5:13
8 Meet Me in the Bottom
2:30
9 Business You're Doin'
3:21
10 Wake Up Old Lady
4:27
11 Stranger Here
5:53
12 Don't Embarrass Me, Babe
3:24
13 Little Sister's Boogie
3:34
14 Goin' Away
5:49
15 You Better Stop Her
4:42
16 I'm Wit' It
4:03
17 Let's Go Sit on the Lawn
4:16
18 I Woke Up This Morning
5:52
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Baby, Please Don't Go - Live
4:25
2 My Black Cadillac - Live
5:48
3 It's Crazy - Live
4:33
4 Mojo Hand - Live
3:39
5 My Babe - Live
3:40
6 Short Haired Woman - Live
5:03
7 Mean Old Frisco - Live
2:28
8 Trouble in Mind - Live
3:23
9 The Twister - Live
3:44
10 Green Onion - Live
3:01
11 Sun Goin' Down - Live
3:38
12 Come Go Home With Me - Live
3:39
13 I'm a Stranger - Live
4:22
14 I Got Tired
4:41
15 I Like to Boogie
3:55
16 I Asked the Bossman
6:48
17 I'm Taking a Devil of a Chance
3:58
18 Just a Wristwatch on My Arm
3:35
CD 6
# Title Rating Length
1 I Was Standing on 75 Highway
5:11
2 Get It Straight
1:31
3 I'm Going to Build Me a Heaven of My Own
5:59
4 My Babe
3:23
5 Too Many Drivers
3:32
6 I'm a Crawling Black Snake
4:52
7 Rocky Mountain Blues
3:54
8 I Mean Goodbye
3:03
9 The Howling Wolf
3:56
10 Black Ghost Blues
3:33
11 Darling, Do You Remember Me?
3:41
12 Lonesome Graveyard
5:32
13 I Don't Want to Do Nothing to You
2:35
14 You Is One Black Rat
3:12
15 Got Nowhere to Lay My Head
6:29
16 Just Boogyin'
2:25
17 Take Me Back
2:12
18 I Was Down on Dowling Street
5:10
CD 7
# Title Rating Length
1 I Growed Up With The Blues
5:07
2 My Family
4:29
3 I Learn About The Blues
6:21
4 I First Come Into Houston
3:23
5 I Meet Texas Alexander
5:17
6 They Was Hard Times
6:10
7 I Do My First Record And Get My Name
6:36
8 My Thoughts On The Blues
5:23

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Belton Evans (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
membranophone:
Belton Evans (track 4)
guitar:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
harmonica:
Sonny Terry (track 4)
Sonny Terry (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
bass:
Leonard Gaskin (track 4)
Leonard Gaskin (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
composer:
lyricist:
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
vocals:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
Sonny Terry (1960-10-26) (track 8)
writer:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (tracks 12, 15, 17)
publisher:
Prestige Music (track 9)
The Bicycle Music Company (part of Concord Bicycle Music since 2015/04/01, overseeing publishing and rights management) (track 9)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-10-26) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
recording of:
Automobile Blues (track 9)
Katie Mae (track 17)
Shining Moon (track 12)
Walkin' Blues (track 15)

CD 2

guitar:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (tracks 5–15)
vocals:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (tracks 5–15)
writer:
Robert Ellen (alias of Robert Shad) (track 4)
Lightnin’ Hopkins (tracks 11–12)
Chris Smither (track 12)
recording of:
Blues in the Bottle (track 12)
Coffee Blues (track 4)
Jailhouse Blues (track 11)

CD 3

writer:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 18)
recording of:
Pneumonia Blues (track 18)

CD 4

sampled by:
Alabama Blues by St. Germain (track 11)

CD 5

writer:
Robert Ellen (alias of Robert Shad) (track 6)
live recording of: