This compilation from the Smithsonian Folkways collection spans a half century and features Delta, St. Louis, Southwest and Chicago styles performed by some of the best known figures in blues history such as: Led Belly, Etta Baker, Pink Anderson, Lightnin' Hopkins, the Original Chamber Brothers, Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon.
This compilation from the Smithsonian Folkways collection spans a half century and features Delta, St. Louis, Southwest and Chicago styles performed by some of the best known figures in blues history such as: Led Belly, Etta Baker, Pink Anderson, Lightnin' Hopkins, the Original Chamber Brothers, Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon.
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Format: CD
Label: SFW
Catalog: 40134
Rel. Date: 02/25/2003
UPC: 093074013427

Classic Blues From Smithsonian Folkways
Artist: Classic Blues From Smithsonian Folkways Recordi
Format: CD
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1. Old Jabo - Sonny Terry/Brownie McGhee/Sonny Terry & Brownie McGh
2. Mule-Ridin' Blues - Big Bill Broonzy
3. Joggie Boogie - Memphis Slim/Willie Dixon
4. Black Woman - Vera Hall
5. Mercury Blues - K.C. Douglas
6. Ran the Blues Out of My Window - Roosevelt Sykes
7. Leaving Blues - Leadbelly
8. One Dime Blues - Etta Baker
9. County Farm Blues - Son House
10. Clog Dance (Stomping Blues) - Champion Jack Dupree
11. Boll Weevil - Pink Anderson
12. Nickel's Worth of Liver - Edith North Johnson
13. Don't Leave Me Here - Big Joe Williams
14. Jimmy Bell - Cat Iron
15. Candy Man - Rev. Gary Davis
16. Beer Drinking Woman - Willie Dixon/Memphis Slim
17. Come Go Home With Me - Lightnin' Hopkins
18. Careless Love - Josh White
19. I Asked Her If She Loved Me - Henry Townsend
20. Rising Sun - Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
21. Pony Blues - David Honeyboy Edwards
22. Vicksburg Blues - Little Brother Montgomery
23. Vastapol - Elizabeth Cotten
24. Drifting Along Blues - Lonnie Johnson
25. Oh Baby, You Don't Have to Go - The Chambers Brothers
26. Don't Lie Buddy - Leadbelly

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This compilation from the Smithsonian Folkways collection spans a half century and features Delta, St. Louis, Southwest and Chicago styles performed by some of the best known figures in blues history such as: Led Belly, Etta Baker, Pink Anderson, Lightnin' Hopkins, the Original Chamber Brothers, Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon.