Various – Country Blues Hard Hitters – Vol. 1 – The Twenties to The Fifties
This CD contains a cross section of some of the finest country blues recorded in the 20's and 30's, with one track each from the 40's and 50's.
If you are new to the music then this is the perfect introduction; if you are already hooked, then you'll find that many items appear on compact disc for the first time.
Herein are 23 powerful, varied performances from across the USA lovingly re-mastered from the best available sources Superb detailed sleeve notes and artwork by Steve Jacuzzi Hardstaff.
Lonnie Johnson: 1. Careless Love Blues – 2:57 Jack Kelly And His South Memphis Jug Band: 2. Highway Number 61 Blues – 2:53 Pink Anderson and Simmie Dooley: 3. Every Day In The Week Blues – 2:54 Monroe Moe Jackson: 4. Go 'Way From My Door – 3:01 Memphis Jug Band: 5. Cocaine Habit – 2:51 Robert Lockwood: 6. Little Boy Blue – 3:02 Henry Thomas: 7. Bull Doze Blues – 3:26 Snitcher Roberts: 8. Low Moaning Blues – 3:12 Louie Lasky: 9. How You Want Your Rollin' Done? – 2:48 Washboard Sam: 10. Who Pumped The Wind In My Doughnut? – 3:04 Blind Willie McTell: 11. Searching The Desert For The Blues – 3:10 Gus Cannon's Jug Stompers: 12. Going To Germany – 2:33 Big Bill Broonzy: 13. Mountain Blues – 3:03 Lottie Kimbrough and Winston Holmes: 14. Lost Lover Blues – 3:08 Robert Wilkins: 15. That's No Way To Get Along – 2:53 Jesse James: 16. Ramrod – 2:55 Blind Lemon Jefferson: 17. Matchbox Blues – 2:55 Tommy McClennan: 18. Cross Cut Saw Blues – 2:50 Oscar Woods: 19. Evil Hearted Woman Blues – 3:13 Charley Patton: 20. A Spoonful Blues – 3:12 Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell: 21. Alabama Women Blues – 2:53 Frank Stokes: 22. 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do Part 2 – 3:19 Barbecue Bob: 23. Motherless Child Blues – 3:16
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