Annotation

Label: Catfish (UK) - Catalog : 166 - ASIN: B00004Y333

Annotation last modified on 2005-10-31 13:07 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When the Levee Breaks
Memphis Minnie 3:11
2 Sugar Mama
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:59
3 Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed
Josh White 3:06
4 Nobody's Fault but Mine
Blind Willie Johnson 3:11
5 Traveling Riverside Blues
Robert Johnson 2:47
6 The Girl I Love, She Got Long Curly Hair
Sleepy John Estes 2:58
7 Shake 'em on Down
Bukka White 3:02
8 I Want Some of Your Pie
Blind Boy Fuller 2:45
9 Gallis Pole
Lead Belly 3:02
10 My Mama Don't Allow Me
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 3:09
11 My Baby I've Been Your Slave
Sonny Boy Williamson 3:05
12 Fixin' to Die Blues
Bukka White 2:49
13 Boogie Chillen'
John Lee Hooker 3:09
14 Lone Wolf Blues
Oscar Woods 3:13
15 Got the Bottle Up and Gone
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:34
16 Trucking Little Woman
Big Bill Broonzy 2:38
17 Going Down Slow
St. Louis Jimmy Oden 3:11

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1936-03-21) (track 14)
Aurora, Illinois, United States (1937-05-05) (tracks 2, 15)
Aurora, Illinois, United States (1938-06-17) (track 11)
mandolin:
Yank Rachell (1938-06-17) (track 11)
guitar:
Robert Lee McCoy (Robert Lee McCollum, blues) (1937-05-05) (tracks 2, 15)
Big Joe Williams (1937-05-05) (tracks 2, 15)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (track 5)
“Jackson” Joe Williams (1938-06-17) (track 11)
harmonica:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-05-05) (tracks 2, 15)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1938-06-17) (track 11)
piano:
Walter Davis (American blues singer and pianist) (1938-06-17) (track 11)
arranger:
composer:
Sleepy John Estes (track 6)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 5)
James Burke Oden (track 17)
Oscar "Buddy" Woods (American blues guitarist) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-05-05) (tracks 2, 15)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1938-06-17) (track 11)
lyricist:
Sleepy John Estes (track 6)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 5)
James Burke Oden (track 17)
Oscar "Buddy" Woods (American blues guitarist) (track 14)
producer:
Don Law (track 5)
recorded by:
Don Law (1937-06-20) (track 5)
vocals:
Robert Lee McCoy (Robert Lee McCollum, blues) (1937-05-05) (track 15)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (track 5)
writer:
Bukka White (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
publisher:
Conrad Music (track 7)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 14)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Der Galgen (track 9)
Travelling Riverside Blues (Led Zeppelin version) (track 5)
recording of:
Goin’ Down Slow (track 17)
Lone Wolf Blues (track 14)
The Gallis Pole (track 9)
version of:
The Maid Freed From the Gallows (traditional song - not the Led Zep arrangement) (track 9)