Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Roberta
Lead Belly 3:01
2 Long Tall Mama
Big Bill Broonzy 2:48
3 Pig Meat Strut
Big Bill Broonzy 2:48
4 Got the Blues
Mississippi John Hurt 2:51
5 Frankie
Mississippi John Hurt 3:23
6 La Salle Street Breakdown
James Yancey 3:03
7 Floating Bridge
Sleepy John Estes 3:10
8 You Shouldn't Do That
Sleepy John Estes 2:32
9 New Someday Baby
Sleepy John Estes 2:49
10 Jack and Jill Blues
Sleepy John Estes 2:38
11 It's a Good Little Thing
Blind Willie McTell 2:51
12 Love Makin' Mama
Blind Willie McTell 2:54
13 Goin' Down in Galilee
Kokomo Arnold 2:28
14 Bad Luck Blues
Kokomo Arnold 2:48
15 Mean Old Frisco Blues
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 2:37
16 Just Like a Spider
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 3:10
17 You Got to Have Your Dollar
Blind Boy Fuller 2:41
18 Bye Bye Baby Blues
Blind Boy Fuller 2:34
19 Somebody's Been Talkin'
Blind Boy Fuller 2:47
20 I Want Some of Your Pie
Blind Boy Fuller 2:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Strange Place
Bukka White 2:52
2 District Atterney Blues
Bukka White 2:41
3 My Gal Is Gone
Hot Lips Page 3:13
4 Blooey
Hot Lips Page 3:03
5 You Need Coachin'
Hot Lips Page 3:14
6 You'd Be Frantic Too
Hot Lips Page 3:14
7 Don't Leave Me Baby
T‐Bone Walker 2:49
8 Low Down Dirty Shame
T‐Bone Walker 2:38
9 Warehouse Man Blues
William Thomas Dupree 2:48
10 Screamin' and Cryn' Blues
Sonny Terry 2:49
11 Train Whistle Blues
Sonny Terry 2:47
12 Rebecca
Big Joe Turner 2:42
13 Feel So Bad
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:09
14 New Early in the Morning
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:41
15 You Got to Step Back
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:56
16 If the Sea Was Whiskey
Willie Dixon 3:04
17 Rolling Stone
Muddy Waters 3:07
18 I Be's Troubled
Muddy Waters 3:06
19 Step It Up and Go
Brownie McGhee 2:44
20 Key to the Highway
Brownie McGhee 2:40

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Kokomo Arnold (1938-05-12) (tracks 13–14)
piano:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (tracks 13–14)
composer:
Blind Willie McTell (tracks 11–12)
lyricist:
Blind Willie McTell (tracks 11–12)
vocals:
Kokomo Arnold (1938-05-12) (tracks 13–14)
recording of:
Love Makin' Mama (track 12)

CD 2

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1940-05-17) (track 14)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-07-02) (track 15)
Stover, Missouri, United States (1941-08) (track 18)
membranophone:
Fred Williams (Blues drummer) (1940-05-17) (track 14)
harmonica:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1940-05-17) (track 14)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1941-07-02) (track 15)
bass:
Ransom Knowling (1941-07-02) (track 15)
piano:
Joshua Altheimer (1940-05-17) (track 14)
Blind John Davis (1941-07-02) (track 15)
composer:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (track 14)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1940-05-17) (track 14)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1941-07-02) (track 15)
lyricist:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (track 14)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (track 18)
publisher:
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 18)
recording of:
I Be’s Troubled (track 18)
The New Early in the Morning (1940-05-17) (track 14)