Annotation

Recorded 1936 - 1937

Recorded 1936 - 1937

Annotation last modified on 2009-01-04 13:39 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom
5 3:00
2 Phonograph Blues
4 2:35
3 Phonograph Blues (alternate version - take 2)
4 2:35
4 Ramblin’ on My Mind
5 2:53
5 Ramblin’ on My Mind (alternate version - take 2)
5 2:24
6 Kindhearted Woman Blues
5 2:51
7 Kindhearted Woman Blues (alternate version - take 2)
5 2:33
8 Terraplane Blues
4 3:00
9 I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man
5 2:38
10 Walking Blues
3 2:29
11 Last Fair Deal Gone Down
5 2:39
12 Dead Shrimp Blues
4 2:36
13 Sweet Home Chicago
4 3:02
14 32-20 Blues
5 2:51
15 Come On in My Kitchen
4 2:50
16 Come On in My Kitchen (alternate version - take 2)
4 2:38
17 If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day
4 2:34
18 Me and the Devil Blues
5 2:32
19 Me and the Devil Blues (alternate version - take 1)
4 2:37
20 Preaching Blues (Up Jumped the Devil)
4 2:53
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Stones in My Passway
4 2:28
2 Cross Road Blues
5 2:42
3 Cross Road Blues (alternate version - take 2)
5 2:32
4 Travelling Riverside Blues
4 2:46
5 When You Got a Good Friend
4 2:38
6 When You Got a Good Friend (alternate version - take 2)
4 2:52
7 Milkcow’s Calf Blues
4 2:16
8 Milkcow’s Calf Blues (alternate version - take 3)
4 2:21
9 Hellhound on My Trail
4 2:35
10 From Four ’Til Late
5 2:25
11 Honeymoon Blues
4 2:18
12 Stop Breakin’ Down Blues
4 2:18
13 Stop Breakin’ Down Blues (alternate version - take 2)
4 2:24
14 Malted Milk
4 2:24
15 Little Queen of Spades
2:17
16 Little Queen of Spades (alternate version - take 1)
2:14
17 They’re Red Hot
4 3:04
18 Drunken Hearted Man
4 2:27
19 Drunken Hearted Man (alternate version - take 2)
5 2:21
20 Love in Vain
5 2:21
21 Love in Vain (alternate version - take 1)
5 2:27

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-23) (track 8)
guitar:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–8, 13, 15–16)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-26) (track 14)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (tracks 10–12, 17, 20)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-19) (track 9)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (tracks 18–19)
composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 1–2, 4–20)
executive producer:
Art Satherly (tracks 1–2, 4–20)
lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 1–2, 4–20)
producer:
Don Law (tracks 1–2, 4–20)
recording engineer:
Vincent Liebler (tracks 1–2, 4–20)
vocals:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–8, 13, 15–16)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-26) (track 14)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (tracks 10–12, 17, 20)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-19) (track 9)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (tracks 18–19)
phonographic copyright by:
Soul Jam Records (2015) (tracks 1–2, 4–20)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (tracks 15–16)
King of Spades Music (tracks 15–16)
Paul Rodriguez Music Ltd. (tracks 4–5, 9–13, 15–19)
Standing Ovation Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 15–16)
recorded at:
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-23) (tracks 1–2, 4–8, 13, 15–16)
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-26) (track 14)
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (tracks 10–12, 17, 20)
sampled by:
Baby C'mon (original mix) by Aqua Bassino (track 13)
cover recording of:
Sweet Home Chicago (1936-11-23) (track 13)
32‒20 Blues (1936-11-26) (track 14)
Walking Blues (1936-11-27) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Preachin' the Blues (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
Sweet Dope Schiwago (track 13)
later translated versions:
Kuchl (tracks 15–16)
later versions:
Come On in My Kitchen (tracks 15–16)
Corrina, Corrina (tracks 14, 18–19)
Dust My Broom (track 1)
recording of:
Come On in My Kitchen (1936-11-23) (tracks 15–16)
I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom (1936-11-23) (track 1)
Kind Hearted Woman (1936-11-23) (tracks 6–7)
Phonograph Blues (1936-11-23) (track 2)
Ramblin’ on My Mind (1936-11-23) (tracks 4–5)
Terraplane Blues (1936-11-23) (track 8)
Dead Shrimp Blues (1936-11-27) (track 12)
If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day (1936-11-27) (track 17)
Last Fair Deal Gone Down (1936-11-27) (track 11)
Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped the Devil) (1936-11-27) (track 20)
I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man (1937-06-19) (track 9)
Me and the Devil Blues (1937-06-20) (tracks 18–19)

CD 2

recorded in:
San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (track 2)
guitar:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-23) (tracks 5–6)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (tracks 2–3, 17)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-19) (tracks 1, 10)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (tracks 4, 7–9, 11–14, 18–21)
composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 1–21)
executive producer:
Art Satherly (tracks 1–14, 17–21)
lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 1–21)
producer:
Don Law (tracks 1–14, 17–21)
recording engineer:
Vincent Liebler (tracks 1–14, 17–21)
vocals:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-23) (tracks 5–6)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1936-11-27) (tracks 2–3, 17)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-19) (tracks 1, 10)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (1937-06-20) (tracks 4, 7–9, 11–14, 18–21)
phonographic copyright by:
Soul Jam Records (2015) (tracks 1–14, 17–21)
publisher:
King of Spades Music (tracks 2–3, 10)
Paul Rodriguez Music Ltd. (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 15–17)
recorded at:
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-23) (tracks 5–6)
Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, United States (1936-11-27) (tracks 2–3, 17)
a makeshift studio located in the Brunswick Records Building (1937-06-20) (tracks 4, 7–9, 11–14, 18–21)
is the basis for:
Hellhound (track 9)
later translated versions:
Amor en vano (tracks 20–21)
later versions:
Corrina, Corrina (tracks 1, 9)
Travelling Riverside Blues (Led Zeppelin version) (track 4)
recording of:
Little Queen of Spades (tracks 15–16)
When You Got a Good Friend (1936-11-23) (tracks 5–6)
Cross Road Blues (a/k/a “Crossroads”) (1936-11-27) (tracks 2–3)
They’re Red Hot (1936-11-27) (track 17)
From Four ’Til Late (1937-06-19) (track 10)
Stones in My Passway (1937-06-19) (track 1)
Drunken Hearted Man (1937-06-20) (tracks 18–19)
Hellhound on My Trail (1937-06-20) (track 9)
Honeymoon Blues (1937-06-20) (track 11)
Love in Vain Blues (1937-06-20) (tracks 20–21)
Malted Milk (1937-06-20) (track 14)
Milkcow’s Calf Blues (1937-06-20) (tracks 7–8)
Stop Breaking Down Blues (1937-06-20) (tracks 12–13)
Traveling Riverside Blues (1937-06-20) (track 4)

Release

liner notes:Tony Watts
ASIN:UK: B001DA9VJW [info]