Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Big Road Blues
Tommy Johnson 3:21
2 Canned Heat Blues
Tommy Johnson 3:39
3 Trouble-Hearted Blues
Ishman Bracey 3:27
4 Dark Knight Blues
Blind Willie McTell 2:57
5 Loving Talking Blues
Blind Willie McTell 2:37
6 Drayman Blues
Clifford Gibson 3:02
7 She Rolls It Slow
Clifford Gibson 2:47
8 The Panama Ltd.
Bukka White 3:14
9 I'm Wild About My Loving
Jim Jackson 3:14
10 Dry Land Blues
Furry Lewis 3:07
11 'Taint Nobody's Business If I Do, Part 2
Frank Stokes 3:14
12 Frank Stokes' Dream
Frank Stokes 2:54
13 The Girl I Love, She Got Long Curly Hair
Sleepy John Estes 2:59
14 Poor John Blues
Sleepy John Estes 2:55
15 Lawyer Clark Blues
Sleepy John Estes 3:12
16 A Hard Pill to Swallow
Son Bonds 3:01
17 Don't Want No Woman
Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 3:16
18 Memphis Jug Blues
Memphis Jug Band 3:33
19 Going Back to Memphis
Memphis Jug Band 2:23
20 Jug Band Waltz
Memphis Jug Band 2:52
21 Viola Lee Blues
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 3:11
22 Going to Germany
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 2:35
23 Walk Right In
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 2:58
24 The Spasm
Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah 2:57
25 Gonna Hit the Highway
Washboard Sam and His Washboard Band 3:09
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Whisky Head Woman
Tommy McClennan 3:03
2 Des'e My Blues
Tommy McClennan 3:20
3 Baby Please Don't Go
Big Joe Williams 3:24
4 Highway 49
Big Joe Williams 3:15
5 Peach Orchard Mama
Big Joe Williams 2:43
6 Catfish Blues
Robert Petway 2:54
7 Take a Little Walk With Me
Robert Lockwood Jr. 2:58
8 Rocks in My Bed
Leroy Carr 3:14
9 Six Cold Feet in the Ground
Leroy Carr 3:09
10 Devil's Son-In-Law
Peetie Wheatstraw 3:25
11 Pete Wheatstraw
Peetie Wheatstraw 3:18
12 Vicksburg Blues, Part 3
Little Brother Montgomery 3:10
13 Worried Life Blues
Big Maceo 2:57
14 Detroit Jump
Big Maceo 2:50
15 Hard Working Man Blues
Joe Pullum with Andy Boy 3:38
16 Friendless Blues
Big Bill Broonzy 3:25
17 The Southern Blues
Big Bill Broonzy 3:35
18 Kingfish Bues
Tampa Red 3:14
19 Tough Luck
Robert Lee McCoy 3:07
20 Good Morning Schoolgirl
Sonny Boy Williamson 3:02
21 Elevator Woman
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:42
22 Early in the Morning
Sonny Boy Williamson 3:01
23 Key to the Highway
Jazz Gillum 2:41
24 Thats All Right
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 2:54

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1928-09-20) (track 21)
guitar:
Elijah Avery (1928-09-20) (track 21)
harmonica:
Noah Lewis (1928-09-20) (track 21)
banjo:
Gus Cannon (1928-09-20) (track 21)
kazoo:
Hosea Woods (1928-09-20) (track 21)
composer:
Gus Cannon (track 23)
Hosea Woods (track 23)
Sleepy John Estes (track 13)
lyricist:
Sleepy John Estes (track 13)
vocals:
Noah Lewis (1928-09-20) (track 21)
writer:
Noah Lewis (track 21)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Marche tout droit (track 23)
recording of:
Walk Right In (track 23)
Viola Lee Blues (1928-09-20) (track 21)

CD 2

recorded in:
Aurora, Illinois, United States (1937-05-05) (track 20)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-12-12) (track 4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1945-07-02) (track 21)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1945-07-05) (track 14)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1945-10-19) (track 22)
drums:
Charles Saunders (1945-10-19) (track 22)
guitar:
Robert Lee McCoy (Robert Lee McCollum, blues) (1937-05-05) (track 20)
Big Joe Williams (1937-05-05) (track 20)
Big Joe Williams (1941-12-12) (track 4)
Sid Cox (1945-07-02) (track 21)
Tampa Red (1945-07-05) (track 14)
Tampa Red (1945-10-19) (track 22)
harmonica:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-05-05) (track 20)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1941-12-12) (track 4)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1945-07-02) (track 21)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1945-10-19) (track 22)
bass:
Alfred Elkins (1941-12-12) (track 4)
Ransom Knowling (1945-07-02) (track 21)
piano:
Eddie Boyd (blues pianist) (1945-07-02) (track 21)
Big Maceo (1945-07-05) (track 14)
Big Maceo (1945-10-19) (track 22)
composer:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937-05-05) (track 20)
Big Joe Williams (1941-12-12) (track 4)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1945-07-02) (track 21)
Big Maceo (1945-07-05) (track 14)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1945-10-19) (track 22)
lyricist:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (track 20)
spoken vocals:
Tampa Red (1945-07-05) (track 14)
writer:
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (track 22)
publisher:
recording of:
Good Morning, School Girl (1937-05-05) (track 20)
Early in the Morning (1945-10-19) (track 22)

Release

ASIN: JP: B0002IJNKS [info]