Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Telephoning the Blues
Victoria Spivey 3:12
2 Viola Lee Blues
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 3:12
3 Haven't Got a Dollar to Pay Your House Rentman
Genevieve Davis 3:33
4 Saturday Blues
Ishman Bracey 3:32
5 When I Woke Up This Morning She Was Gone
Jim Jackson 3:17
6 Canned Heat Blues
Tommy Johnson 3:40
7 Statesboro Blues
Blind Willie McTell 2:36
8 Stealin', Stealin'
Memphis Jug Band 3:00
9 Judge Harsh Blues
Furry Lewis 3:07
10 Rent Man Blues
Edna Winston 3:07
11 I Don't Care What You Say
Harris & Harris 2:50
12 I Hate a Man Like You
Lizzie Miles 3:30
13 Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do, Part 1
Frank Stokes 3:21
14 I'm a Mighty Tight Woman
Sippie Wallace 2:54
15 Blue Yodel #9
Jimmie Rodgers 3 2:42
16 The Girl I Love, She Got Long, Curly Hair
Sleepy John Estes 3:00
17 Don't Want No Woman
Mccoy & Johnson 3:16
18 Cocaine Habit Blues
Memphis Jug Band 2:52
19 Married Woman Blues
Blind Joe Reynolds 3:20
20 Red Nightgown Blues
Jimmie Davis 3:02
21 Hardworking Woman
Mississippi Matilda 2:56
22 Doubled Up in a Knot
Bo Carter 2:54
23 If You Want Me, Baby
Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah 2:46
24 The First Time I Met the Blues
Little Brother Montgomery 2:51
25 Sales Tax
Mississippi Sheiks 3:06

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1928-09-20) (track 2)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1930-07-16) (track 15)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1930-07-16) (track 15)
guitar:
Vol Stevens (1928) (track 8)
Elijah Avery (1928-09-20) (track 2)
Tee Wee Blackman (1930) (track 18)
harmonica:
Noah Lewis (1928-09-20) (track 2)
Will Shade (1930) (track 18)
banjo:
Gus Cannon (1928-09-20) (track 2)
kazoo:
Ben Ramey (1928) (track 8)
Hosea Woods (1928-09-20) (track 2)
Ben Ramey (1930) (track 18)
piano:
Lillian Hardin Armstrong (1930-07-16) (track 15)
jug:
Jab Jones (1928) (track 8)
"Ham" Lewis (1930) (track 18)
composer:
Sleepy John Estes (track 16)
lead vocals:
Will Shade (1928) (track 8)
Hattie Hart (1930) (track 18)
lyricist:
Sleepy John Estes (track 16)
vocals:
Vol Stevens (1928) (track 8)
Noah Lewis (1928-09-20) (track 2)
Ben Ramey (1930) (track 18)
Tee Wee Blackman (1930) (track 18)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (1930-07-16) (track 15)
writer:
Noah Lewis (track 2)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 15)
publisher:
part of:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Nix wia unguad (track 7)
recording of:
Statesboro Blues (track 7)
Viola Lee Blues (1928-09-20) (track 2)