Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mannish Boy
Muddy Waters 5:26
2 Boom, Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:35
3 Evil Is Goin' On
Howlin’ Wolf 2:53
4 Turn on Your Love Light
Bobby “Blue” Bland 2:40
5 I Hear Some Blues Downstairs
Fenton Robinson 4:17
6 Juke
Little Walter 2:44
7 I'm A Hog For You Baby
Clifton Chenier 3:43
8 I Need Someone
Z.Z. Hill 3:22
9 Born Under a Bad Sign
Albert King 3 2:51
10 Hoodoo Man Blues
Junior Wells 2:07
11 Figidaire Woman
Son Seals 5:10
12 A Man and the Blues
Buddy Guy 6:21
13 Spann's Boogie Woogie
Otis Spann 2:13
14 Sweet Home Chicago
Lonnie Brooks 5:49
15 Messing With the Blues
James Brown 2:12
16 Baby What You Want Me to Do
Jimmy Reed 2:23
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Going Down
Freddie King 3:22
2 I Ain't Drunk
Albert Collins 4:10
3 These Things
Robert Cray 4:57
4 Shake Your Moneymaker
Elmore James 2:50
5 All of Your Love
Magic Sam 3:50
6 High Compression
James Cotton 2:44
7 Help Me
Sonny Boy Williamson 3:10
8 I Ain't Superstitious
Willie Dixon 4:06
9 Wang Dang Doodle
Koko Taylor 4:55
10 I Can't Quit You Baby
Otis Rush 5 2:59
11 I Can't Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters 5 3:32
12 I'm a King Bee
Slim Harpo 3 3:05
13 Down the Road Apiece
Amos Milburn 3:01
14 Blue Guitar
Earl Hooker 2:42
15 Everyday I Have the Blues
B.B. King 2:47

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
drums:
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 9)
Elgin Evans (1952-05-12) (track 6)
guitar:
Steve Cropper (track 9)
Albert King (well-known US blues guitarist & singer) (track 9)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1952-05-12) (track 6)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1952-05-12) (track 6)
harmonica:
Little Walter (blues performer and songwriter) (1952-05-12) (track 6)
piano:
Isaac Hayes (track 9)
Booker T. Jones (track 9)
horn:
Joe Arnold (track 9)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (track 9)
Andrew Love (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Eddie B. Flick (track 5)
composer:
Booker T. Jones (track 9)
Marion Walter Jacobs (blues performer and songwriter) (track 6)
engineer:
Fred Breitberg (track 5)
lead vocals:
Albert King (well-known US blues guitarist & singer) (track 9)
lyricist:
William Bell (track 9)
mixer:
Fred Breitberg (track 5)
performer:
The Memphis Horns (track 9)
producer:
Jim Stewart (US producer, founder for Stax & Volt Records) (track 9)
recorded at:
later translated versions:
recording of:
Juke (1952-05-12) (track 6)

CD 2

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1963-01-11) (track 7)
bass guitar:
Charles Calmese (1976-10) (track 11)
drums:
Al Duncan (1963-01-11) (track 7)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1967-07-12 – 1967-10-25) (track 5)
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (1976-10) (track 11)
guitar:
Guitar Gable (track 12)
Matt Murphy (US blues guitarist) (1963-01-11) (track 7)
Magic Sam (1967-07-12 – 1967-10-25) (track 5)
Mighty Joe Young (1967-07-12 – 1967-10-25) (track 5)
Bob Margolin (1976-10) (track 11)
Johnny Winter (1976-10) (track 11)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1976-10) (track 11)
harmonica:
Slim Harpo (track 12)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (1963-01-11) (track 7)
James Cotton (American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter) (1976-10) (track 11)
bass:
Milton Rector (blues bassist) (1963-01-11) (track 7)
Earnest Johnson (1967-07-12 – 1967-10-25) (track 5)
piano:
Stockholm Slim (1967-07-12 – 1967-10-25) (track 5)
Pinetop Perkins (1976-10) (track 11)
composer:
Willie Dixon (tracks 8–9)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 11)
Don Nix (track 1)
Don Raye (track 13)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (track 8)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 11)
Don Nix (track 1)
Don Raye (track 13)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 9)
mixer:
John Fry (engineer with Stax in 70s) (track 1)
producer:
Robert G. Koester (track 5)
Leon Russell (track 1)
Abner Spector (track 8)
Johnny Winter (track 11)
Don Nix (track 1)
recording engineer:
Stu Black (track 5)
vocals:
Slim Harpo (track 12)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (1963-01-11) (track 7)
Magic Sam (1967-07-12 – 1967-10-25) (track 5)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1976-10) (track 11)
publisher:
Bug Music (track 11)
Watertoons Music (track 11)
mixed at:
recorded at:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Wang Dang Doodle (track 9)
later versions:
I Ain't Superstitious (Megadeth version) (track 8)
recording of:
Going Down (track 1)