Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 James Alley Richard "Rabbit" Brown 3:11
2 Where Have All the Black Men Gone Lillian Glinn 2:59
3 Central Avenue Blues William Day 3:10
4 Electrocuted Blues Mary Butler 2:49
5 Good Old Turnip Greens Bo Chatman 3:10
6 Far Away From Home Blues Dewey Segura 3:22
7 God Moves on the Water Blind Willie Johnson 3:03
8 The Reverend Is My Man Christina Gray 2:54
9 Blues de basille Amédé Ardoin 3:07
10 Times Is Tight Like That Bo Carter & Walter Jacobs 3:13
11 Les blues de la prison Amédé Ardoin 3:11
12 Lean to One Woman Mississippi Sheiks 3:03
13 Alberta Lawrence Walker 3:05
14 These Jackson Women Will Not Treat You Right Harry Carter 3:33
15 Vicksburg Blues No. 2 Little Brother Montgomery 3:00
16 Raise Your Window Falcon Trio 2:52
17 Ride My Mule Bo Carter 2:54
18 Rats Been on My Cheese Walter Jacobs 2:47
19 Evil Hearted Woman Oscar "Buddy" Woods 3:08
20 You Gonna Look Like a Monkey When You Get Old Robert Hill 2:57
21 Bo Carter’s Advice Bo Carter 3:15
22 If You Don’t Want Me Please Don’t Dog Me Around Chatmon Brothers 3:17
23 Lumber-Yard Blues Robert Hill 2:37
24 Young Heifer Blues Tom Griffin 3:26
25 Crescent City Blues Little Brother Montgomery 2:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Good Rockin’ Tonight Roy Brown 3:02
2 Annie’s Blues Annie Laurie 2:50
3 Here Comes Smiley Smiley Lewis 2:36
4 New Orleans Lover Man Chubby "Hip Shakin'" Newsom 2:58
5 Girt Town Blues Dave Bartholomew 3:04
6 Never Missed My Baby Erline Harris 2:19
7 New Orleans Women Blues James "Blazer Boy" Locks 2:42
8 Mardi Gras in New Orleans Professor Longhair & His Shuffling Hungarians 2:27
9 Shrewsbury Blues Tommy Ridgley 3:06
10 3 x 7 = 21 Jewel King 2:38
11 The Fat Man Fats Domino 4 2:40
12 Pack Your Rags and Go Larry Darnell 2:22
13 Bat-Lee Swing George Miller & His Mid-Driffs 2:52
14 Stack-A’Lee, Part I Archibald 2:18
15 Blow Your Top Rodney Harris 2:33
16 Street Walkin’ Daddy Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy 2:46
17 New Arrival Eddie Jones & His Playboys 2:36
18 Jealous Blues Ray Lewis 2:51
19 Mailman Blues Lloyd Price 2:13
20 Joe’s Kid Sister Blazer Boy 2:55
21 P.L. Blues Papa Lightfoot 2:26
22 Crawdad Hole Big Joe Turner 2:39
23 Bad Dog Boogie Bill Webb 2:22
24 I’ll Never Let You Go Ray Johnson 2:46
25 I Wonder Who Ray Charles 2:49
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Things That I Used to Do Guitar Slim 2 3:04
2 Something’s Wrong Herbert “Woo Woo” Moore 2:16
3 Goin’ Down Fats Matthews 2:42
4 Pony Tail T‐Bone Walker 2:21
5 Jock-A-Mo Sugar Boy and His Cane Cutters 2:29
6 Say Baby Willie Johnson 2:19
7 Wine, Women & Whiskey Papa Lightfoot 2:15
8 When the Sun Goes Down Leonard Lee 3:01
9 You Ain’t So Much a Much Blanche Thomas 2:25
10 Eating and Sleeping Earl King 2:18
11 Runnin’ Wild Pee Wee Crayton 2:31
12 Single Life Billy Tate 2:17
13 Sweet Old Chicago Roosevelt Sykes 2:26
14 Country Woman Boo Breeding 2:27
15 Dust My Blues Elmore James 3:13
16 Directly From My Heart Little Richard 2:23
17 Who’s Been Fooling You? Big Boy Myles & The Shaw-Wees 1:54
18 See You Later Alligator Bobby Charles 2:53
19 Let the Good Times Roll Shirley & Lee 2:27
20 Let the Four Winds Blow Roy Brown 2:05
21 Goodbye Blues Jesse Allen 3:17
22 Troubles, Troubles Eddie Lang 3:02
23 There’s a Will There’s a Way Ernie K‐Doe 2:36
24 That Certain Door Snooks Eaglin 3:19
25 You Don’t Have to Go Sammy Myers 2:31

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1927-03-11) (track 1)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1928-04-25) (track 2)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1929-12-10) (track 6)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1930-11-19 – 1930-11-20) (track 9)
New York, New York, United States (1934-12-22) (track 11)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1935-08-10) (track 15)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1936-03-21) (track 19)
fiddle:
Dennis McGee (1930-11-19 – 1930-11-20) (track 9)
guitar:
Richard "Rabbit" Brown (1927-03-11) (track 1)
Didier Herbert (1929-12-10) (track 6)
Blind Willie Johnson (1929-12-11) (track 7)
Walter Vinson (1935-08-10) (track 15)
Walter Jacobs (performance name for Walter Vinson) (1936-10-16) (track 18)
piano:
Little Brother Montgomery (1935-08-10) (track 15)
Ernest "44" Johnson (1936-10-16) (track 18)
accordion:
Dewey Segura (1929-12-10) (track 6)
Amédé Ardoin (1930-11-19 – 1930-11-20) (track 9)
Amédé Ardoin (1934-12-22) (track 11)
composer:
lead vocals:
Lillian Glinn (1928-04-25) (track 2)
Little Brother Montgomery (1935-08-10) (track 15)
Walter Jacobs (performance name for Walter Vinson) (1936-10-16) (track 18)
lyricist:
vocals:
Richard "Rabbit" Brown (1927-03-11) (track 1)
Dewey Segura (1929-12-10) (track 6)
Blind Willie Johnson (1929-12-11) (track 7)
Amédé Ardoin (1930-11-19 – 1930-11-20) (track 9)
Amédé Ardoin (1934-12-22) (track 11)
writer:
recorded at:
St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, 1894-1974) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1936-10-16) (track 18)
arrangements:
recording of:
James Alley Blues (1927-03-11) (track 1)
God Moves on the Water (1929-12-11) (track 7)

CD 2

trumpet:
Tony Moret (1947-07) (track 1)
membranophone:
Robert 'Bob' Ogden (1947-07) (track 1)
alto saxophone:
O'Neil Jerome (1947-07) (track 1)
trombone:
Clement Tervalone (1947-07) (track 1)
composer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 11)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 25)
Lou Willie Turner (track 22)
Roy Brown (blues musician) (1947-07) (track 1)
lyricist:
Dave Bartholomew (track 11)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 25)
Lou Willie Turner (track 22)
Roy Brown (blues musician) (1947-07) (track 1)
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 25)
Jerry Wexler (track 25)
vocals:
Roy Brown (blues musician) (track 1)
publisher:
Fort Knox Music Co (track 1)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 1)
Lark Music Ltd. (track 1)
has remixes:
The Fat Man (Imperial, electronically created stereo) by Fats Domino (track 11)
later translated versions:
Et la voix d'Elvis (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
Crawdad Hole (track 22)
I Wonder Who (track 25)
Good Rockin’ Tonight (1947-07) (track 1)
The Fat Man (1949-12-10) (track 11)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Earl Palmer (– 1959-03) (track 16)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (– 1959-03) (track 16)
Frank Fields (1953-09) (track 5)
Frank Fields (1957-01) (track 20)
membranophone:
Eric Warner (1953-09) (track 5)
Charles Williams (1950s US drummer) (1957-01) (track 20)
guitar:
Snooks Eaglin (1953-09) (track 5)
Justin Adams (1950s session guitarist) (1957-01) (track 20)
saxophone:
Alfred Bernard (1953-09) (track 5)
David Lastie (1953-09) (track 5)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1957-01) (track 20)
Clarence Hall (1957-01) (track 20)
Herb Hardesty (1957-01) (track 20)
piano:
James Crawford, Jr. (R&B musician James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, Jr.) (1953-09) (track 5)
Edward Frank (pianist) (1957-01) (track 20)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (– 1959-03) (track 16)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (– 1959-03) (track 16)
trombone:
Big Boy Myles (1953-09) (track 5)
background vocals:
Slim Saunders (1953-09) (track 5)
background vocals and choir vocals:
The Stewart Sisters (Female vocal group) (– 1959-03) (track 16)
composer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 20)
Eddie Jones (US blues guitarist aka Guitar Slim) (track 1)
James Crawford, Jr. (R&B musician James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, Jr.) (– 1953-09) (track 5)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-09) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (– 1959-03) (track 16)
lyricist:
Dave Bartholomew (track 20)
Eddie Jones (US blues guitarist aka Guitar Slim) (track 1)
James Crawford, Jr. (R&B musician James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, Jr.) (– 1953-09) (track 5)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-09) (track 16)
vocals:
Roy Brown (blues musician) (track 20)
James Crawford, Jr. (R&B musician James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, Jr.) (1953-09) (track 5)
writer:
Joe Bihari (track 15)
Shirley Goodman (track 19)
Elmore James (track 15)
Leonard Lee (track 19)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 1)
remix of:
Directly From My Heart (undubbed Specialty master) by Little Richard (track 16)
part of:
cover recording of:
Let the Four Winds Blow (1957-01) (track 20)
has revision:
Iko Iko (track 5)
later translated versions:
Fia de Hoa (track 1)
recording of:
Dust My Blues (track 15)
Directly From My Heart (To You) (– 1959-03) (track 16)
Jockomo (1953-09) (track 5)
version of:
Dust My Broom (track 15)

Release Group

part of:Let Me Tell You About the Blues (order: 4)