Annotation

Label: Sony - Catalog # 90485 - ASIN: B0000A0AZ6

Annotation last modified on 2005-11-14 10:00 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 My Black Mama, Part 1
3:08
2 Preachin' Blues, Part 1
3:04
3 Dry Spell Blues, Part 1
3:13
4 Levee Camp Blues
3:47
5 Walking Blues
6:42
6 Special Rider Blues
3:07
7 Pony Blues
4:15
8 Death Letter
4:21
9 Pearline
4:34
10 John the Revelator
2:32
11 Preachin' Blues
5:45
12 Empire State Express
3:41
13 Levee Camp Moan
9:31
14 Grinnin' in Your Face
2:06

Credits

CD 1

mandolin:
Fiddlin' Joe Martin (tracks 4–5)
guitar:
Willie Brown (Mississippi blues guitarist/vocalist "Future Blues" "M&O Blues") (tracks 4–5)
Son House (tracks 1–3, 6–7)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 12)
harmonica:
Leroy Williams (Mississippi blues musician) (tracks 4–5)
steel guitar:
Son House (tracks 8–9, 11–13)
arranger:
Son House (track 10)
composer:
Son House (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Son House (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Frank Driggs (tracks 8–14)
John Hammond (producer) (tracks 8–14)
writer:
Son House (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–14)
recording of:
Dry Spell Blues, Part 1 (1930-05-28) (track 3)
My Black Mama, Part 1 (1930-05-28) (track 1)
Preachin' Blues, Part 1 (1930-05-28) (track 2)
Levee Camp Blues (1941-08-28 – 1941-08-31) (track 4)
Walking Blues (1941-08-28 – 1941-08-31) (track 5)
Pony Blues (1942-07-17) (track 7)
Special Rider Blues (1942-07-17) (track 6)
Grinnin' in Your Face (1965-04-12) (track 14)
Levee Camp Blues (1965-04-12) (track 13)
Death Letter (1965-04-12 – 1965-04-14) (track 8)
Empire State Express (1965-04-12 – 1965-04-14) (track 12)
John the Revelator (Son House arrangement) (1965-04-12 – 1965-04-14) (track 10)
Pearline (1965-04-12 – 1965-04-14) (track 9)
Preachin' Blues (1965-04-12 – 1965-04-14) (track 11)
version of:
John the Revelator (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000A0AZA [info]