Annotation

At least two versions in existence, one with rights society ACUM, one with OSA.

Annotation last modified on 2014-06-29 21:25 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Chain Gang Blues
Champion Jack Dupree 2:32
2 Call It Stormy Monday
T‐Bone Walker 3:02
3 Country Blues
Muddy Waters 3:34
4 Revue Man Blues
Charley Patton 2:41
5 Henry's Swing Club
John Lee Hooker 3:10
6 Miss Brown Blues
Big Joe Turner 2:54
7 Rebecca
Big Joe Turner 2:42
8 Big Bill Blues
Big Bill & The Thomps 3:00
9 St. Louis Blues
Billie Holiday 2:54
10 Yancey Stomp
Jimmy Yancey 2:50
11 Where Did You Sleep Last Night
Lead Belly 3:03
12 Sally Mae
John Lee Hooker 3:12
13 I Win the War Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:45
14 Milk Cow Blues
Kokomo Arnold 3:08
15 San Francisco Blues
Lowell Fulson 2:20
16 Mean Mistreater Mama
Leroy Carr 2:55
17 Stomp Boogie
John Lee Hooker 3:08
18 Mean Red Spider
Muddy Waters 2:15
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Alberta
John Lee Hooker 3:05
2 Atomic Bomb Blues
Homer Harris 2:31
3 Avalon Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 3:03
4 A Pane in the Glass
Clarence Williams 3:02
5 Back O' Town Blues
Louis Armstrong 3:18
6 Boogie Chillen
John Lee Hooker 3:08
7 Bukka's Jitterbug Swing
Bukka White 2:38
8 Chinese Man Blues
Little Brother Montgomery 2:45
9 Guitar Rag
Big Bill Broonzy 2:53
10 If the Sea Was Whiskey
Willie Dixon 3:04
11 He's Gone Blues
Bessie Smith 3:13
12 Little Anna Mea
Muddy Waters 2:32
13 My Brown Skin Shugar Plum
Blind Boy Fuller 3:00
14 You've Been a Good Old Wagon
Bessie Smith 3:32
15 Snag It
King Oliver 3:13
16 War Is Over (Goodbye California)
John Lee Hooker 2:45
17 The Reverend Is My Man
Christina Gray 2:48
18 Warehouse Man Blues
Champion Jack Dupree 2:47

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
John Lee Hooker (track 12)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1928-02) (track 8)
John Thomas (1920s US blues guitarist) (1928-02) (track 8)
composer:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 5, 12)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 5, 12)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 12)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1928-02) (track 8)
writer:
John Lee Hooker (track 12)
is the basis for:
recording of:
New Sally Mae (track 12)
Sally Mae (track 12)
St. Louis Blues (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 9)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1928-12-21) (track 3)
guitar:
John Lee Hooker (track 6)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-12-21) (track 3)
composer:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 1, 16)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (tracks 1, 16)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 6)
Mississippi John Hurt (1928-12-21) (track 3)
writer:
Bernard Besman (track 6)
John Lee Hooker (1948) (track 6)
is the basis for:
La Grange (track 6)
recording of:
Alberta (track 1)
Boogie Chillen’ (1948-11-03) (track 6)

Release

ASIN: DE: B00004LMT2 [info]