Birth of the Blues [Box Set]

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/2000
  • Label: Direct Source Label
  • UPC: 779836301727
  • Catalog Number: 3017


Disc 1
  1. 1 I Won't Cry Anymore (2:57)
  2. 2 Every Day I Have the Blues - B.B. King (5:03)
  3. 3 Blue Tail Fly (2:38)
  4. 4 Boom Chick a Boogie - Joe Liggins (3:46)
  5. 5 Rich Man's Blues - Dinah Washington (2:58)
  6. 6 Cleanhead Blues - Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (3:27)
  7. 7 Boogie Woogie Papa (4:01)
  8. 8 Trouble Blues - John Lee Hooker (2:59)
  9. 9 Shine on Moon - Lightnin' Hopkins (4:27)
  10. 10 A Sentimental Blues - Ray Charles (2:25)
  11. 11 44" Blues - Joe Williams (2:13)
  12. 12 I'm Going Home (3:20)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Shake, Rattle and Roll - Big Joe Turner (3:02)
  2. 2 I Want a G.I.R.L. - Charles Brown (3:04)
  3. 3 Love Me or Leave Me - Lena Horne (2:54)
  4. 4 How Blue Can You Get? - B.B. King (3:32)
  5. 5 Blues Before Sunrise - John Lee Hooker (3:45)
  6. 6 Sugar Mama - Joe Williams (2:43)
  7. 7 In New Orleans (House of the Rising Sun) (3:20)
  8. 8 Stinky - Joe Liggins (6:10)
  9. 9 Blues on My Weary Mind - Dinah Washington (3:02)
  10. 10 John Lee Boogie - John Mayall (4:12)
  11. 11 What a Little Moonlight Can Do - Billie Holiday (2:26)
  12. 12 Shake That Thing - Lightnin' Hopkins (3:59)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Baby, Please Don't Go - Joe Williams (1:53)
  2. 2 At Last - Etta James (3:04)
  3. 3 I Ain't Mad at You Pretty Baby (3:16)
  4. 4 Trapped by a Thing Called Love (2:41)
  5. 5 Nothin' from Nothin' Blues - Big Joe Turner (4:29)
  6. 6 Leave My Woman Alone - Ray Charles (2:47)
  7. 7 Billie's Blues - Billie Holiday (2:57)
  8. 8 Mojo Hand - Lightnin' Hopkins (3:00)
  9. 9 Hey Bo Diddley (2:33)
  10. 10 Big Fine Woman - John Lee Hooker (2:27)
  11. 11 Rockin' Blues - Charles Brown (2:57)
  12. 12 Ball and Chain - Big Mama Thornton (7:42)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Why Worry - John Mayall (3:15)
  2. 2 I Cried for You (2:48)
  3. 3 Did You Ever Love a Woman (2:39)
  4. 4 The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King (4:56)
  5. 5 Coffee for Mama - Lightnin' Hopkins (3:31)
  6. 6 Old Maid's Boogie - Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (3:31)
  7. 7 Sinking Blues - Joe Williams (2:28)
  8. 8 I Got a Woman - Ray Charles (6:18)
  9. 9 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen - Lena Horne (3:03)
  10. 10 Whiskey and Wimmen - John Lee Hooker (2:41)
  11. 11 Trust in Me - Etta James (3:04)
  12. 12 Stormy Monday Blues - Joe Turner (6:04)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Charles Brown Composer
Leroy Carr Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Memphis Slim Composer
Johnny Otis Composer
Big Mama Thornton Composer
Big Joe Williams Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Joe Liggins Composer
John Mayall Composer
Billy Eckstine Composer
Leonard Feather Composer
Earl Hines Composer
Mundell Lowe Composer
Lucky Thompson Composer
Joe Turner Composer
Abe Lyman Composer
Roy Hawkins Composer
Denise LaSalle Composer
Milton Ager Composer
Gus Arnheim Composer
Billie Holiday Composer
Bob Crowder Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Arthur Freed Composer
Mack Gordon Composer
Lightnin' Hopkins Composer
Jim Hurt Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Clarence Lewis Composer
Ellas McDaniel Composer
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson Composer
Harry Warren Composer
William York Composer
Reverend Arnold Dwight Moore Composer
Billy Myles Composer
M. Robinson Composer
Harry Woods Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
Renald Richard Composer
Rick Darnell Composer
Ned Wever Composer
D. Moore Composer
Jean Schwartz Composer
Traditional Composer
Charles E. Calhoun Composer
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