Tracklist

CD 1
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1Cripple Creek
recorded in:
Goochland County, Virginia, United States (on 1936-06-14)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1936-06-14) and Harold Spivacke (on 1936-06-14)
banjo:
Jimmie Strothers
Jimmie Strothers2:05
2Christmas Eve
recorded in:
Warren County, Tennessee, United States (in 1946-09)
recording engineer:
Robert Stuart Jamieson (in 1946-09), Margot Mayo (in 1946-09) and Freyda Simon (in 1946-09)
banjo:
Murphy Gribble
fiddle:
John Lusk
guitar:
Albert York
Murphy Gribble, John Lusk & Albert York4:28
3Washboard Rhythm
recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (on 1942-07-15)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-15: washboard)
washboard:
Theopolis Stokes
Theopolis Stokes0:58
4Soldier's Joy
recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (on 1942-07-15)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-15)
banjolin:
James Kelly (Mandolin player worked in Nashville Washboard Band) (on 1942-07-15)
guitar:
Frank Dalton (on 1942-07-15)
washboard:
Theopolis Stokes (on 1942-07-15)
washtub bass:
Thomas James Carroll (on 1942-07-15)
additional vocals:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (on 1942-07-15)
recording of:
Soldier's Joy (on 1942-07-15)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Nashville Washboard Band2:12
5Old Joe
recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (on 1942-07-15)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-07-15)
banjolin [banjo-mandolin]:
James Kelly (Mandolin player worked in Nashville Washboard Band)
double bass [tin-can bull fiddle]:
Thomas Carrol
guitar:
Frank Dalton
washboard:
Theopolis Stokes
Nashville Washboard Band2:07
6Arkansas TravelerSid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew5:26
7Black Bayou
recorded in:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States (on 1934-09-27)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-09-27)
fiddle:
Blind Pete
guitar:
George Ryan
Blind Pete & George Ryan2:44
8Banty Rooster
recorded in:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States (on 1934-09-27)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-09-27)
fiddle:
Blind Pete
guitar:
George Ryan
Blind Pete & George Ryan2:24
9Poontang Little, Poontang Small
engineered in:
Goochland County, Virginia, United States (on 1936-06-14)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1936-06-14) and Harold Spivacke (on 1936-06-14)
guitar:
Jimmie Strothers
Jimmie Strothers2:31
10Give the Fiddler a Dram
recorded in:
Warren County, Tennessee, United States (in 1946-09)
recording engineer:
Robert Stuart Jamieson (in 1946-09), Margot Mayo (in 1946-09) and Freyda Simon (in 1946-09)
banjo:
Murphy Gribble
fiddle:
John Lusk
guitar:
Albert York
Murphy Gribble, John Lusk & Albert York3:43
11Eighth of January
recorded in:
Warren County, Tennessee, United States (in 1946-09)
recording engineer:
Robert Stuart Jamieson (in 1946-09), Margot Mayo (in 1946-09) and Freyda Simon (in 1946-09)
banjo:
Murphy Gribble
fiddle:
John Lusk
guitar:
Albert York
Murphy Gribble, John Lusk & Albert York4:18
12Introduction of Band
recorded in:
Sledge, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-08-15)
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-08-15)
spoken vocals:
Alan Lomax
Alan Lomax0:31
13The Eighth of January
recorded in:
Sledge, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-08-15)
recording engineer and field recordings:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-08-15)
bass drum:
Will Head
fiddle:
Sid Hemphill
five-string banjo:
Lucius Smith
guitar:
Alec Askew
vocals:
Sid Hemphill
Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew2:48
14Skillet Good and GreasySid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew3:29
15Devil's Dream
recorded in:
Panola County, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-08-15) and Sledge, Mississippi, United States (on 1942-08-15)
recording engineer and field recordings:
Alan Lomax (on 1942-08-15)
bass drum and snare drum:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (on 1942-08-15)
pan flute [quills] and other vocals [vocal effects]:
Sid Hemphill (on 1942-08-15)
Sid Hemphill3:08
16John HenrySid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew3:14
17Steel-Laying Holler
John ''Black Sampson'' Gibson1:30
18Pauline
recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (in 1933-08)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1933-08) and Alan Lomax (in 1933-08)
tenor vocals:
Allen Prothero
Allen Prothero3:55
19Track-Lining Song
John ''Black Sampson'' Gibson1:38
20New Careless Love
Sonny Terry3:39
21The Red Cross Store
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee3:27
22How Long Blues
cover recording of:
How Long, How Long Blues
lyricist and composer:
Leroy Carr and J. Mayo ‘Ink’ Williams
publisher:
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group)
Lead Belly, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee4:34