Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Airplane Blues
Sonny Terry 2:48
2 Baby Please Don't Go
Big Joe Williams 3:24
3 Blowing the Blues
Blind Boy Fuller & Sonny Terry 2:51
4 Drop Down (I Don't Feel Welcome Here)
Sleepy John Estes 2:45
5 Frankie
Mississippi John Hurt 3:23
6 Good Jelly
Big Bill Broonzy 3:18
7 Mama's Got the Blues
Bessie Smith 2:57
8 Revue Man Blues
Charley Patton 2:40
9 The Jive Blues
Peter Chatman 2:47
10 Me and My Chauffeur Blues
Memphis Minnie 2:46
11 Mean Old Frisco Blues
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 2:36
12 Sally Dog
Kokomo Arnold 2:48
13 Susi-Q
John Lee Williamson 3:13
14 T-Bone Boogie
T‐Bone Walker 3:03
15 You Can't Get That Stuff No More
Tampa Red 2:56
16 Booze and Blues
Ma Rainey 3:15
17 Everyday I Have the Blues
Blind John Davis 3:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Black Gal Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:48
2 C.C. Rider
Davis 3:23
3 Death of Blind Boy Fuller (2)
Brownie McGhee 2:43
4 Georgia Rag
Blind Willie McTell 3:03
5 Howlin' Winds
Big Joe Turner 2:52
6 Yancey Stomp
Jimmy Yancey 2:50
7 Joe Louis Strut
Memphis Minnie 2:52
8 Gamblin' Man Blues
Champion Jack Dupree 2:47
9 Stomp Boogie
John Lee Hooker 3:07
10 I Can't Be Satisfied
Muddy Waters 2:42
11 Pinebluff, Arkansas
Bukka White 2:48
12 Preaching Blues
Robert Johnson 2:56
13 Midnight Special
Lead Belly 2:12
14 Step It Up and Go No
Brownie McGhee 2:46
15 Jasper's Gal
Peter Chatman 2:54
16 Can't Do Like You Used To
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:06
17 Cemetery Blues
Bessie Smith 3:30

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Aurora, Illinois, United States (1938-12-17) (track 13)
mandolin:
Willie Hatcher (1938-12-17) (track 13)
membranophone:
Melvin Merritt (track 1)
guitar:
Brownie McGhee (track 1)
Kokomo Arnold (1937-01-12) (track 12)
Robert Lee McCoy (Robert Lee McCollum, blues) (1938-12-17) (track 13)
harmonica:
Sonny Terry (track 1)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1938-12-17) (track 13)
piano:
Wilbert Ellis (track 1)
Speckled Red (1938-12-17) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1938-12-17) (track 13)
vocals:
Sonny Terry (track 1)
Kokomo Arnold (1937-01-12) (track 12)

CD 2

recorded in:
Aurora, Illinois, United States (1937-11-11) (track 1)
guitar:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (track 12)
Henry Townsend (1937-11-11) (track 1)
harmonica:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-11-11) (track 1)
piano:
Walter Davis (American blues singer and pianist) (1937-11-11) (track 1)
composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 12)
executive producer:
Art Satherly (track 12)
lead vocals:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-11-11) (track 1)
lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 12)
producer:
Don Law (track 12)
recording engineer:
Vincent Liebler (track 12)
vocals:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (track 12)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Soul Jam Records (2015) (track 12)
recorded at:
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (track 12)
arrangements:
Midnight Special (Travellers) (track 13)
Midnight Special (Van Morrison) (track 13)
Midnight Special (Harry Belafonte) (track 13)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Preachin' the Blues (track 12)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Georgia Rag (track 4)
Midnight Special (track 13)
Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped the Devil) (1936-11-27) (track 12)