Annotation

This album's cover mistakenly references Pinetop Perkins as Pinetops Perkins on tracks 8 and 22.

Annotation last modified on 2006-01-15 10:14 UTC.

Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:31
2 Lightnin's Stomp
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:39
3 Cc Rider
Ray Charles 2:42
4 Can't Hold On
Canned Heat 2:33
5 Dust My Broom
Howlin’ Wolf 3:53
6 Casey Jones
Mississippi John Hurt 3:08
7 The Boll Weevil
Lead Belly 3:11
8 Kidney Stew
Pinetop Perkins 4:09
9 Honest I Do
Jimmy Reed 2:48
10 G.I. Blues
Lightnin' Slim 2:36
11 Wish Me Well
Memphis Slim 2:43
12 Chains of Love
Big Joe Turner 4:01
13 Corrina Corrina
Muddy Waters 3:38
14 Miss Brown to You
Billie Holiday 1:49
15 Sugar Mama
Big Joe Williams 2:40
16 Process
John Lee Hooker 3:39
17 Santa Fe Blues
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:16
18 Rockin' Chair Blues
Ray Charles 2:48
19 Goin' Down Slow
Howlin’ Wolf 3:26
20 My Creole Belle
Mississippi John Hurt 3:44
21 John Hardy
Lead Belly 3:40
22 Yonders Wall
Pinetop Perkins 3:23
23 I'm Nervous
Jimmy Reed 2:33
24 My Babe
Lightnin' Slim 2:27
25 Jump for Joy
Big Joe Turner 3:26

Credits

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drums:
Benny Benjamin (track 1)
Sam Lay (track 19)
guitar:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 17)
Howlin’ Wolf (track 19)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (track 19)
Hubert Sumlin (track 19)
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
bass:
James Jamerson (track 1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 19)
piano:
Henry Gray (track 19)
Joe Hunter (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Crosby (track 1)
composer:
James Burke Oden (track 19)
Big Joe Turner (track 25)
William York (track 18)
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
editor:
lead vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (track 19)
lyricist:
James Burke Oden (track 19)
William York (track 18)
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
recorded by:
spoken vocals:
Willie Dixon (track 19)
vocals:
Lightnin’ Hopkins (track 17)
John Lee Hooker (track 1)
writer:
remasters:
Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker (track 1)
cover recording of:
Goin’ Down Slow (1961-12) (track 19)
later translated versions:
Bom Bom Bom (track 1)
Tee mit Rum (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
Lightnin's Stomp (track 2)
Rockin' Chair Blues (track 18)
Boom Boom (1961) (track 1)