Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Man of My Own
Ruth Willis 3:04
2 Stack O' Lee Blues
Ma Rainey 2:55
3 Pick Poor Robin Clean
Geeshie Wiley & Elvie Thomas 3:11
4 Careless Love Blues
Bessie Smith 3:26
5 Cocaine Habit Blues
Hattie Hart & The Memphis Jug Band 2:52
6 Down the Big Road Blues
Mattie Delaney 3:12
7 Trouble in Mind
Bertha "Chippie" Hill feat. Louis Armstrong 2:50
8 Rolling Log Blues
Lottie Kimbrough 3:21
9 By the Moon and Stars
Louise Johnson 2:50
10 God Don't Like It
Kate McTell feat. Blind Willie McTell 2:50
11 Black Hand Blues
Hattie Hudson 3:10
12 'Frisco Town
Memphis Minnie 2:52
13 T'aint Nobodys Business If I Do
Sara Martin feat. Fats Waller 2:59
14 Little Rock Blues
Pearl Dickson 3:04
15 Parlor Social de Luxe
Sippie Wallace 3:11
16 Itching Heel
Irene Scruggs feat. Blind Blake 3:22
17 The Arcade Building Moan
Leola Manning 3:08
18 Midnight Weeping Blues
Nellie Florence feat. Barbecue Bob 3:00
19 Mama Don't Want It
Little Mae 2:56
20 Crazy Blues
Mamie Smith 3:20
21 Shave 'em Dry
Lucille Bogan 3 2:49
22 Mind Reader Blues
Bertha Lee feat. Charley Patton 2:56
23 Moanin' Groanin' Blues
Ida Cox 2:47
24 I Ain't Givin' Nobody None
Mae Glover 2:47
25 Hoodoo Man Blues
Victoria Spivey 2:41

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1926-08-12) (track 25)
New York, New York, United States (1929-06-18) (track 12)
Grafton, Wisconsin, United States (1930-05-28) (track 9)
clarinet:
Buster Bailey (1925-12) (track 2)
cornet:
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (1925-12) (track 2)
guitar:
Kansas Joe McCoy (1929-06-18) (track 12)
Memphis Minnie (1929-06-18) (track 12)
Charley Patton (American Delta blues musician) (1934-01-30) (track 22)
Blind Willie McTell (1935-04-23) (track 10)
banjo:
Charlie Dixon (Jazz banjoist) (1925-12) (track 2)
bass saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (track 2)
piano:
Fletcher Henderson (1925-12) (track 2)
John Erby (Jazz Pianist) (1926-08-12) (track 25)
Louise Johnson (blues artist) (1930-05-28) (track 9)
baritone saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (1925-12) (track 2)
trombone:
Charlie Green (Trombonist) (1925-12) (track 2)
composer:
Lottie Beaman (track 8)
lead vocals:
Louise Johnson (blues artist) (1930-05-28) (track 9)
vocals:
Ma Rainey (1925-12) (track 2)
Victoria Spivey (1926-08-12) (track 25)
Memphis Minnie (1929-06-18) (track 12)
Bertha Lee (1934-01-31) (track 22)
Blind Willie McTell (1935-04-23) (track 10)
Kate McTell (1935-04-23) (track 10)
recording of:
Rolling Log Blues (track 8)

Release

ASIN:UK: B01GR0UFI8 [info]

Release Group

part of:Music Rough Guides (World Music Network) (number: 1352)