Various – Down Home Blues: Chicago Volume 2: Sweet Home Chicago – 5CD

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Description

Down Home Blues: Sweet Home Chicago is the second volume of Chicago Blues post war down home blues music from Wienerworld, recorded from the mid-1940s through the golden decade years of the 1950s up to the early 1960s

Sweet Home Chicago features 46 artists who were influential in developing the Chicago blues scene including Elmore James, Howling Wolf and Jimmy Rogers. Includes early down home blues recordings from Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley just before they were on the cusp of taking their music into the new big world of rock and roll

A five CD set, packaged in a deluxe digipak with an outer slip case, featuring 135 tracks all remastered and including alternate takes of well-known recordings. All unissued and alternate take records are from Peter Moody’s private collection, many of which are otherwise unavailable

Includes an outstanding 94 page book, featuring a new essay by renowned blues historian      Mike Rowe on the post war Chicago scene; over fifty rare period photographs illustrate the essay throughout; full track details, as well as full sessionography. A feature page section on some of the artists and a five page gallery of original 78 and 45 record labels

Track Listing

CD1:
James Clark: 1. Who But You - 2:41   Memphis Jimmy: 2. Drifting - 3:20   Johnny Shines: 3. Delta Pine Blues - 3:03   4. Ride, Ride Mama - 2:55   5. Evil-Hearted Woman Blues - 2:50 Homer Harris: 6. I'm Gonna Cut Your Head - 2:56   7. Tomorrow Will Be Too Late - 3:06   Willie "Long Time" Smith: 8. Due Respects To You - 3:27   9. No Special Rider Here - 3:03   'Blues Boy' Bill: 10. "Little Boy" Blue - 3:14   Muddy Waters: 11. Burying Ground Blues [Alt] - 2:33   James (Beal Street) Clark: 12. Come To Me Baby - 2:51   13. You Can't Make The Grade - 2:55   Herman Ray: 14. Xmas Blues - 2:44   Forest City Joe: 15. Special Delivery Man - 2:52   16. Shady Lane Woman - 3:02   Homer Harris: 17. Atomic Bomb Blues - 2:34   18. Tomorrow Will Be Too Late - 3:08   Willie "Long Time" Smith: 19. Devilment On My Mind - 2:57   20. Homeless Blues - 3:12   Forest City Joe: 21. Mean Mistreatin' Woman - 2:52   22. Lonesome Day Blues - 2:51   Dirty Red: 23. Mother Fuyer - 2:28   24. You Done Me Wrong - 3:14   Pete Franklin: 25. Mr. Charley - 3:10   Big Bill Broonzy: 26. Water Coast Blues - 2:46

CD2:
Muddy Waters: 1. Hard Days - 2:41   2. Burying Ground - 2:38   Floyd Jones: 3. School Days - 2:51   Tampa Red: 4. Come On, If You're Coming - 2:53   5. I'll Find My Way - 2:39   Johnny Temple: 6. Between Midnight And Day - 2:36   7. Sit Right On It - 2:22   Jimmy Rogers: 8. Hard Working Man - 3:22   9. My Little Machine - 3:12   10. Crying Shame - 2:50   Robert Lockwood Jr.: 11. Glory For Man - 2:30   12. My Daily Wish - 2:43   Howling Wolf: 13. How Many More Years [Alt] - 2:47   14. Just My Kind - 2:53   Memphis Minnie: 15. Broken Heart - 2:37   16. Lake Michigan - 3:00   17. Me And My Chauffeur [Alt] - 2:54   Muddy Waters: 18. Lonesome Day - 3:32   19. Stuff You Gotta Watch - 2:52   Blue Smitty: 20. Crying - 2:45   21. Elgin Movement - 3:27   Memphis Minnie: 22. In Love Again - 2:32   23. What A Night - 3:00   Rocky Fuller: 24. Funeral Hearse At My Door - 3:17   Little Walter: 25. Driftin' [Alt] - 3:09   26. Off The Wall [Alt] - 2:59

CD3:
Honey Boy Edwards: 1. Sweet Home Chicago [Take 2] - 3:03   2. Drop Down Mama - 2:39   Henry Gray: 3. I Declare That Ain't Right [Take 4] - 2:34   Big Boy Spires: 4. My Baby Left Me - 2:36   Little Walter: 5. That’s It - 3:14   6. That's It [Edited] - 2:47   7. Blues With A Feeling [Alt] - 2:57   Elmore James: 8. I See My Baby - 3:07   9. Country Boogie - 2:43   Lazy Bill: 10. I Had A Dream [Alt] - 2:57   11. She Got Me Walkin' [Alt] - 3:08   Albert King: 12. Little Boy Blue [Alt] - 2:41   13. Hand Me Down (Sweet Woman) - 2:58   14. Murder - 2:59   Morris Pejoe: 15. Untitled Instrumental - 2:23   16. Hurt My Feelings - 2:55   Homesick James: 17. Lonesome Blues - 2:23   18. 12th St Station - 2:44   19. Long Lonesome Days - 2:26   Gus Jenkins: 20. Eight Ball - 3:12   Muddy Waters: 21. (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man [Alt] - 2:48   Otis Spann: 22. It Must Have Been The Devil - 2:43   23. Five Spot - 2:45   Little Walter: 24. I Love You So (Oh Baby) - 2:35   25. Last Night [First] - 2:56   Henry Gray: 26. Goodbye Baby - 3:19   27. You Messed Up - 2:53

CD4:
Chuck Berry: 1. Wee Wee Hours - 3:06   2. No Money Down - 3:00   3. I've Changed - 3:07   Billy Boy Arnold: 4. I Was Fooled - 2:53   5. Don't Stay Out All Night - 2:54   Bo Diddley: 6. Little Girl [Alt] - 2:38   7. I'm A Man [Alt] - 3:08   8. You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care) - 2:50   Henry Gray: 9. Watch Yourself - 2:45   10. That Ain’t Right - 2:29   Muddy Waters: 11. This Pain - 3:10   12. I Want To Be Loved [Alt] - 2:46   Little Walter: 13. Little Girl - 3:07   14. Temperature [First] - 2:02   Dusty Brown: 15. Hurry Home - 2:45   Sonny Boy Williamson: 16. Good Evening Everybody - 2:38   17. Have You Ever Been In Love - 2:55   Herby Joe: 18. Smokestack Lightning - 2:53   19. Dreamed (Last Night) - 2:28   Harmonica "Blues King" Harris: 20. I Need You Pretty Baby For My Own - 2:47   21. Blues King Mango - 2:26   Po Joe Williams: 22. Goin' Back - 2:53   23. My Baby Left - 2:37   Billy Boy Arnold: 24. You Got Me Wrong - 2:41   25. My Heart Is Crying - 2:12   Sonny Boy Williamson: 26. I Don’t Know - 2:56   27. Like Wolf - 2:51   28. This Is My Apartment - 2:41

CD5:
Jimmy Reed: 1. I'm Gonna Ruin You [First] - 2:49   2. Honey, Where You Going? - 2:41   3. Little Rain - 2:59   Sonny Boy Williamson: 4. Hurts Me So Much [Take 2] - 2:38   5. Fattening Frogs For Snakes [Alt] - 3:01   Elmore James: 6. Knocking At Your Door - 2:39   G. "Davy" Crockett: 7. Look Out Mable - 2:25   Jimmy Reed: 8. Honey, Where You Going? [Alt] - 3:14   9. Little Rain [Alt] - 3:12   10. Signals Of Love [Alt] - 2:32   Dusty Brown: 11. Well You Know (I Love You) - 2:48   Freddie Hall: 12. I Love This Carrying On - 2:43   13. She's A Upsetter - 2:35   Little Mack Simmons: 14. My Walking Blues - 3:12   15. Come Back - 2:35   Eddie Boyd: 16. Nothing But Trouble - 2:34   17. Her Picture In The Frame - 3:28   18. Five Long Years - 3:05   Elmore James: 19. I Can't Hold Out - 2:18   20. The Sun Is Shining - 2:47   Howling Wolf: 21. Mr Airplane Man - 2:47   22. Little Baby - 2:45   Hound Dog Taylor: 23. Baby's Coming Home - 2:38   24. Five, Take Five - 2:05   Homesick James: 25. Can't Afford To Do It - 2:31   26. Set A Date - 2:40   Slim Willis: 27. Running Around - 2:55   28. No Feeling For You - 3:02