Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Little Leg Woman
3:09
2 Somebody’s Been Borrowing That Stuff
3:06
3 Providence Help the Poor People
3:08
4 49 Highway Blues
3:09
5 My Grey Pony
3:12
6 Stepfather Blues
3:09
7 Baby Please Don’t Go
3:26
8 Stack O’ Dollars
3:13
9 Wild Cow Blues
3:17
10 Worried Man Blues
2:40
11 I Know You Gonna Miss Me
3:04
12 Rootin’ Ground Hog
2:58
13 Brother James
2:54
14 I Won’t Be in Hard Luck No More
2:39
15 Crawlin’ King Snake
2:52
16 I’m Getting Wild About Her
2:49
17 Peach Orchard Mama
2:43
18 Meet Me Around the Corner
2:59
19 Throw a Boogie Woogie
2:43
20 North Wind Blues
2:56
21 Please Don’t Go
2:48
22 Highway 49
3:14
23 Someday Baby
3:12
24 Break ’em on Down
3:11

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1935-02-25) (tracks 1–6)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1935-10-31) (tracks 7–10)
Aurora, Illinois, United States (1937-05-05) (tracks 11–14)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-03-27) (tracks 15–18)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-12-12) (tracks 19–24)
fiddle:
Dad Tracy (1935-10-31) (tracks 7–10)
washboard:
Chasey Collins (1935-10-31) (tracks 7–10)
guitar:
Henry Townsend (1935-02-25) (track 2)
Big Joe Williams (1935-02-25) (tracks 1–6)
Big Joe Williams (1935-10-31) (tracks 7–10)
Robert Lee McCoy (Robert Lee McCollum, blues) (1937-05-05) (tracks 11–14)
Big Joe Williams (1937-05-05) (tracks 11–14)
Big Joe Williams (1941-03-27) (tracks 15–18)
Big Joe Williams (1941-12-12) (tracks 19–24)
harmonica:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-05-05) (tracks 11–14)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1941-12-12) (tracks 19–24)
bass:
Alfred Elkins (1941-12-12) (tracks 19–24)
washtub bass [imitation bass]:
William Mitchell (blues bassist) (1941-03-27) (tracks 15–18)
lead vocals:
Big Joe Williams (1935-02-25) (tracks 1–6)
Big Joe Williams (1935-10-31) (tracks 7–10)
Big Joe Williams (1937-05-05) (tracks 11–14)
Big Joe Williams (1941-03-27) (tracks 15–18)
Big Joe Williams (1941-12-12) (tracks 19–24)