As Good As It Gets: Jukebox Blues

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All Music Guide - Campbell
As Good As It Gets: Jukebox Blues contains 52 tracks spread out over two discs of urban and jump blues classics from the mid- to late '40s. All the big names are here, including John Lee Hooker, Amos Milburn, Wynonnie Harris, Julia Lee, T-Bone Walker, Charles Brown, Memphis Slim, and Louis Jordan. Decent sound quality and a budget price makes this a highly enjoyable compilation.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
As Good As It Gets: Jukebox Blues contains 52 tracks spread out over two discs of urban and jump blues classics from the mid- to late '40s. All the big names are here, including John Lee Hooker, Amos Milburn, Wynonnie Harris, Julia Lee, T-Bone Walker, Charles Brown, Memphis Slim, and Louis Jordan. Decent sound quality and a budget price makes this a highly enjoyable compilation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2005
  • Label: Disky Records
  • UPC: 724382472827
  • Catalog Number: 24728
  • Sales rank: 295,996

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Down the Road a Piece - Amos Milburn (2:59)
  2. 2 Low Down Dog - Joe Turner (2:34)
  3. 3 Big Time Mama - Champion Jack Dupree (3:08)
  4. 4 Stormy Monday - T-Bone Walker (2:36)
  5. 5 Boogie Chillen' - John Lee Hooker (3:01)
  6. 6 Shake the Boogie - Sonny Boy Williamson I (2:46)
  7. 7 Peetie Wheatstraw Stomp - Peetie Wheatstraw (2:35)
  8. 8 All by Myself - Big Bill Broonzy (2:27)
  9. 9 Don't You Lie to Me - Tampa Red (2:55)
  10. 10 He's a Jelly Roll Baker - Lonnie Johnson (3:17)
  11. 11 I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters (2:41)
  12. 12 X-Temperaneous Boogie - Camille Howard (2:06)
  13. 13 She Ain't Nowhere - Sunnyland Slim (2:46)
  14. 14 Three O'Clock Blues - Lowell Fulson (3:08)
  15. 15 Key to the Highway - Jazz Gillum (2:41)
  16. 16 Dripper's Boogie - Joe Liggins (2:46)
  17. 17 Snatch and Grab It - Julia Lee (2:54)
  18. 18 Blues After Hours - Pee Wee Crayton (3:02)
  19. 19 Wynonie's Boogie - Wynonie Harris (2:38)
  20. 20 County Jail Blues - Big Maceo Merriweather (2:52)
  21. 21 Tiny's Boogie Woogie - Tiny Grimes Sextette (2:57)
  22. 22 I'm in Sharp When I Hit the Coast - Joe Turner (2:57)
  23. 23 Long Gone, Pt. 2 - Sonny Thompson (2:41)
  24. 24 Long Gone, Pt. 2 - Sonny Thompson (2:58)
  25. 25 Pacemaker - Memphis Slim (2:47)
  26. 26 Wee Wee Hours Blues - Big Bill Broonzy (2:58)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Rockin' the House - Memphis Slim & His House Rockers (2:47)
  2. 2 I Know You're Puttin' Me Down - Louis Jordan (3:06)
  3. 3 King Size Papa - Julia Lee (2:41)
  4. 4 Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim (2:51)
  5. 5 Chicken Shack Boogie - Amos Milburn (2:49)
  6. 6 Better Cut That Out - Sonny Boy Williamson I (2:59)
  7. 7 Tomorrow Night - Lonnie Johnson (3:05)
  8. 8 Gillum's Windy Blues - Jazz Gillum (2:27)
  9. 9 Living Room Romp - Tiny Grimes (2:42)
  10. 10 Hypin' Woman Blues - T-Bone Walker (3:11)
  11. 11 Sally Mae - John Lee Hooker (2:48)
  12. 12 My Fault - Brownie McGhee (2:40)
  13. 13 You're Gonna Miss Me - Muddy Waters (2:37)
  14. 14 Move Your Hand Baby - Crown Prince Waterford (2:32)
  15. 15 Shack Bully Stomp - Peetie Wheatstraw (2:39)
  16. 16 Driftin' Blues - Johnny Moore's Three Blazers (3:13)
  17. 17 Stop Truckin' and Suzi-Q - Tampa Red (2:46)
  18. 18 Back Door - Washboard Sam (3:10)
  19. 19 Worried Life Blues - Big Maceo Merriweather (2:52)
  20. 20 Trouble in Mind - Georgia White (2:33)
  21. 21 I Feel So Good - Big Bill Broonzy (2:46)
  22. 22 I Want to See My Baby - Lowell Fulson (3:11)
  23. 23 Goin' Down Slow @@Louis Jimmy (2:38)
  24. 24 Big Fat Mama - Roy Milton (2:44)
  25. 25 Good Rockin' Tonight - Roy Brown (2:58)
  26. 26 Sally Zu-Zazz - Joe Turner (2:55)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Bill Broonzy Guitar
Charles Brown Track Performer
Roy Brown Track Performer
Pee Wee Crayton Track Performer
Champion Jack Dupree Track Performer
Lowell Fulson Track Performer
Wynonie Harris Track Performer
John Lee Hooker Track Performer
Lonnie Johnson Track Performer
Memphis Slim Track Performer
Amos Milburn Track Performer
Roy Milton Track Performer
Big Joe Turner Track Performer
Peetie Wheatstraw Track Performer
Joe Liggins Track Performer
Tiny Grimes Guitar
Pete Johnson Track Performer
Louis Jordan Track Performer
Julia Lee Track Performer
Tampa Red Track Performer
Big Maceo Merriweather Track Performer
T-Bone Walker Track Performer
Sonny Thompson Track Performer
Brownie McGhee Track Performer
Jazz Gillum Track Performer
Camille Howard Track Performer
Muddy Waters Track Performer
Washboard Sam Track Performer
Sunnyland Slim Track Performer
Crown Prince Waterford Track Performer
Sonny Boy Williamson I Track Performer
Georgia White Track Performer
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers Track Performer
Tiny Grimes Sextette Track Performer
The Houserockers Track Performer
Technical Credits
Leroy Carr Composer
Amos Milburn Composer
Big Joe Turner Composer
Tiny Grimes Composer
Paul Vance Composer
Johnny Gomez Composer
Lola Anne Cullum Composer
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