The Early Blues Roots of Bob Dylan

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Tracklist

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#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Broken Hearted, Ragged & Dirty Too
Sleepy John Estes3:19
2I've Got Blood in My Eyes for You
guitar:
Walter Vinson (performance name for Walter Vinson) (on 1931-10-25)
violin:
Lonnie Chatmon (on 1931-10-25)
vocals:
Walter Vinson (performance name for Walter Vinson) (on 1931-10-25)
recording of:
I've Got Blood in My Eyes for You (on 1931-10-25)
composer:
Lonnie Chatmon
Mississippi Sheiks3:15
3Broke Down Engine
recording of:
Broke Down Engine
writer:
Blind Willie McTell
arranger:
Bob Dylan
version of:
Broke Down Engine
Blind Willie McTell3:14
4Stack O'Lee Blues
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1928-12-28)
guitar:
Mississippi John Hurt (on 1928-12-28)
vocals:
Mississippi John Hurt (on 1928-12-28)
Mississippi John Hurt2:58
5Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
Rev. J.C. Burnett3:23
6Frankie (And Albert)
Mississippi John Hurt3:22
7Sittin' on Top of the World
recorded in:
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States (on 1930-02-17)
guitar:
Walter Vinson (performance name for Walter Vinson) (on 1930-02-17)
violin:
Lonnie Chatmon (on 1930-02-17)
vocals:
Walter Vinson (performance name for Walter Vinson) (on 1930-02-17)
part of:
Blues Hall of Fame: Classic of Blues Recording Single (number: 2009)
recording of:
Sitting on Top of the World (“Now she’s gone, I don’t worry…”) (on 1930-02-17)
writer:
Lonnie Carter and Walter Vinson (performance name for Walter Vinson)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd., E. H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) and Mayfair Music Corp.
Mississippi Sheiks33:04
8Step It Up and Go
Blind Boy Fuller2:57
9Corrina Corrina
guitar:
Bo Carter (blues musician, aka Bo Chatmon) (in 1928-12)
vocals:
Bo Carter (blues musician, aka Bo Chatmon) (in 1928-12)
recording of:
Corinne Corinna (in 1928-12)
lyricist:
Bo Chatman, J. M. Williams and Mitchell Parish
composer:
Bo Chatman and J. M. Williams
publisher:
State Street Music Publ. Co. Inc. (on 1929-12-05) and Gotham Music Service, Inc. (on 1932-03-18)
Bo Carter3:19
10Honey Won't You Allow Me One More Chance
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1927-10-07)
guitar and solo lead vocals:
Henry Thomas (American country blues singer) (on 1927-10-07)
recording of:
Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance (on 1927-10-07)
writer:
Henry Thomas (American country blues singer)
Henry Thomas2:52
11Fixin' to Die
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1940-03-08)
guitar and lead vocals:
Bukka White (on 1940-03-08)
washboard:
Washboard Sam (on 1940-03-08)
vocals:
Bukka White (on 1940-03-08)
recording of:
Fixin’ to Die Blues (on 1940-03-08)
lyricist and composer:
Bukka White
Bukka White2:48
12See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (in 1928-02)
guitar:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel singer-songwriter) (in 1928-02)
vocals:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel singer-songwriter) (in 1928-02)
recording of:
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (in 1928)
lyricist and composer:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel singer-songwriter)
writer:
Steve Wynn
publisher:
Boogie Music, Poison Brisket, Tradition Music and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
Blind Lemon Jefferson2:52
13Railroad Bill
recording of:
Railroad Bill
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
publisher:
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
Will Bennett3:00
14Motherless Children
recorded in:
Dallas, Texas, United States (on 1927-12-03)
guitar:
Blind Willie Johnson (on 1927-12-03)
vocals:
Blind Willie Johnson (on 1927-12-03)
recording of:
Mother's Children Have a Hard Time (on 1927-12-03)
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Blind Willie Johnson
Blind Willie Johnson3:23
15Grasshoppers in My Pillow
recording of:
Grasshoppers in My Pillow
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
Lead Belly2:49
16Po' Lazarus
Booker T. Sapps2:49
17Matchbox Blues
guitar:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel singer-songwriter) (in 1927-04)
vocals:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel singer-songwriter) (in 1927-04)
part of:
Blues Hall of Fame: Classic of Blues Recording Single (number: 2010)
recording of:
Match Box Blues
lyricist and composer:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel singer-songwriter)
Blind Lemon Jefferson3:01
18Candyman Blues
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1928-12-28)
guitar:
Mississippi John Hurt (on 1928-12-28)
vocals:
Mississippi John Hurt (on 1928-12-28)
Mississippi John Hurt2:47
19Po' Boy
recording of:
Poor Boy Long Ways From Home
lyricist and composer:
Bukka White
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
Bukka White2:52
20Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dyin' Bed
recorded in:
Dallas, Texas, United States (on 1927-12-03)
guitar:
Blind Willie Johnson (on 1927-12-03)
vocals:
Blind Willie Johnson (on 1927-12-03)
recording of:
Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed (on 1927-12-03)
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Blind Willie Johnson
version of:
Jesus Goin' A-Make Up My Dying Bed
Blind Willie Johnson3:14

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Release

ASIN:US: B000SBUCLI [info]