Ain't Times Hard: Political and Social Comment In The Blues

Ain't Times Hard: Political and Social Comment In The Blues

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
10/14/2008
Label:
Jsp Records
UPC:
0788065710927
catalogNumber:
77109
Rank:
201229

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Labor Blues  - Tom Dickson
  2. No Dough Blues  - Blind Blake
  3. Down And Out Blues  - Scrapper Blackwell
  4. Starvation Blues  - Big Bill Broonzy
  5. Bad Time Blues  - Barbecue Bob
  6. Miss Meal Cramp Blues  - Alec Johnson
  7. Shelby County Workhouse Blues  - Hambone Willie Newbern
  8. We Sure Got Hard Times  - Barbecue Bob
  9. Levee Camp Man Blues  - Gene Campbell
  10. Hard Times On Me Blues  - Andy Chatman
  11. Tough Times Blues  - Charley Jordan
  12. Northern Starvers Are Returning Home  - Charlie McCoy
  13. Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink  - Leroy Carr
  14. Starvation Blues  - Charley Jordan
  15. Hard Time Blues  - Charlie Spand
  16. Chain Gang Bound  - Bumble Bee Slim
  17. Days Of The Weeks Blues  - Charley Jordan
  18. Times Has Done Got So Hard  - King Solomon Hill
  19. Hard Time Blues  - Carrie Edwards
  20. The Depression Blues  - Leroy Carr
  21. Turpentine Blues  - Tampa Red
  22. Hard Time Blues  - Scrapper Blackwell
  23. DeKalb Chain Gang  - Fred McMullen
  24. Hard Time Blues  - Buddy Moss
  25. Red Cross Blues  - Walter Roland

Disc 2

  1. Red Cross Man  - Lucille Bogan
  2. Coal Mountain Blues  - Sonny Scott
  3. Red Cross Blues No.2  - Walter Roland
  4. It’s Hard Time  - Joe Stone
  5. R.F.C. Blues  - Jack Kelly
  6. Red Cross Blues  - Walter Davis
  7. Sales Tax  -  Mississippi Sheiks
  8. Welfare Blues  - Joshua White
  9. C.W.A. Blues  - Walter Roland
  10. Starvation Farm Blues  - Bob Campbell
  11. Charity Blues  - Charlie McCoy
  12. Sylvester And His Mule Blues  - Memphis Minnie
  13. Providence Help The Poor People  - Big Joe Williams
  14. Meat And Bread Blues  - Blind Teddy Darby
  15. Hard Time Blues  - Lane Hardin
  16. Let’s Have A Good Deal  - Joe Pullum
  17. Bonus Blues  - Joe Pullum
  18. W.P.A. Blues  - Casey Bill Weldon
  19. When I Get My Bonus  - Peetie Wheatstraw
  20. When I Get My Money  - Bumble Bee Slim
  21. I’m Gonna Have My Fun  - Carl Martin
  22. Jungle Man Blues  - Peetie Wheatstraw
  23. When The Soldiers Get Their Bonus  - Red Nelson
  24. W.P.A. Blues  - Big Bill Broonzy
  25. Don’t Take Away My P.W.A.  - Jimmie Gordon

Disc 3

  1. Hobo Jungle Blues  - Bumble Bee Slim
  2. New Red Cross Blues  - Frank "Springback" James
  3. Working For The P.W.A.  - Black Ivory King
  4. Government Money  - Sleepy John Estes
  5. Working On The Project  - Peetie Wheatstraw
  6. Hobo Jungle Blues  - Sleepy John Estes
  7. Hard Times Ain’t Gone No Where  - Lonnie Johnson
  8. I Have Spent My Bonus  - Robert Lee McCoy
  9. Relief Blues  - Red Nelson
  10. Unemployment Stomp  - Big Bill Broonzy
  11. 304 Blues  - Peetie Wheatstraw
  12. Old Bachelor Blues  - Son Bonds
  13. Welfare Blues  - Calvin Frazier
  14. Back In My Cell Again  - George Curry
  15. Welfare Blues  - Speckled Red
  16. C.C.C. Blues  - Washboard Sam
  17. Welfare Blues  - Sampson Pittman
  18. ‘29 Blues  - Alfred Fields
  19. Charity Blues  - Gene Gilmore
  20. Four-O-Three Blues  - Lonnie Johnson
  21. Warehouse Man Blues  - Champion Jack Dupree
  22. Nothing In Rambling  - Memphis Minnie
  23. Hobo Blues  - Yank Rachell
  24. Stamp Blues  - Tony Hollins
  25. Hard Times Is On Me  - Ollie Shepard

Disc 4

  1. Keep Straight Blues  - Jelly Belly
  2. Red Cross Store Blues  - Clark Terry
  3. Working Man Blues  - Jelly Belly
  4. Post-War Future Blues  - Cousin Joe
  5. Shipyard Woman  - Jim Wynn
  6. Living In A Different World  - Roosevelt Sykes
  7. Reconversion Blues  - Ivory Joe Hunter
  8. Sunny Road  - Roosevelt Sykes
  9. Bonus Pay  - Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
  10. Luxury Tax Blues  - Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
  11. Unemployment Blues  - Smokey Hogg
  12. Hard Times  - Smokey Hogg
  13. Stockyard Blues  - Floyd Jones
  14. High Cost Low Pay Blues  - Ivory Joe Hunter
  15. Homeless Blues  - Willie "Long Time" Smith
  16. Inflation Blues  - Jack McVea
  17. Strike Blues  - L.C. Williams
  18. Strike Blues  - John Lee Hooker
  19. Cotton Picking Blues  - Big Mama Thornton
  20. Ain’t Times Hard  - Floyd Jones
  21. Tough Times  - John Brim
  22. 22. Depression Blues  - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
  23. 23.The Panic’s On  - Jimmy McCracklin
  24. 24.Things Are So Slow  - J.B. Hutto
  25. 25.Eisenhower Blues  - J.B. Lenoir

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