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Blues: Definitive Collection

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All Music Guide - Campbell
The Music Brokers box set Blues: Definitive Collection does a fair job of introducing some of the best-known blues musicians of the 20th century, with ample space given to the masters of the genre including Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker, and B.B. King. Also included are great cuts by Ike Turner, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, and Tommy Tucker. This 90-track, six-CD box set is a decent first purchase for anyone just finding out about this timeless form of American music.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
The Music Brokers box set Blues: Definitive Collection does a fair job of introducing some of the best-known blues musicians of the 20th century, with ample space given to the masters of the genre including Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker, and B.B. King. Also included are great cuts by Ike Turner, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, and Tommy Tucker. This 90-track, six-CD box set is a decent first purchase for anyone just finding out about this timeless form of American music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2010
  • Label: Music Brokers Arg
  • EAN: 7798141331864
  • Catalog Number: 4133186

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Recession Blues - B.B. King (2:23)
  2. 2 (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters (2:49)
  3. 3 Boom Boom - John Lee Hooker (2:39)
  4. 4 Cross Road Blues - Robert Johnson (2:39)
  5. 5 Dust My Broom - Elmore James (2:54)
  6. 6 Shame, Shame, Shame (2:48)
  7. 7 Little Red Rooster - Howlin' Wolf (3:46)
  8. 8 Don't Start Me Talking - Sonny Boy Williamson [II] (2:34)
  9. 9 Bad Luck Blues - Albert King (3:00)
  10. 10 Forty Four Blues - Memphis Slim (3:29)
  11. 11 I'm Mad - Willie Mabon (2:36)
  12. 12 Rocket 88 - Ike Turner (2:49)
  13. 13 Leavin' Day - Big Bill Broonzy (3:00)
  14. 14 Shake Baby Shake - Champion Jack Dupree (2:26)
  15. 15 Diddy Wah Diddy - Bo Diddley (2:27)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters (3:53)
  2. 2 Baby Please Don't Go - John Lee Hooker (2:27)
  3. 3 I'm Your Witch Doctor - John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers (2:11)
  4. 4 Will, I Done Got Over It - Guitar Slim (2:28)
  5. 5 Cold and Lonesome (3:33)
  6. 6 Rolling Blues - Lowell Fulson (2:50)
  7. 7 Ain't Superstitious - Howlin' Wolf (2:41)
  8. 8 Stormy Monday Blues - T-Bone Walker (2:48)
  9. 9 My Babe - Little Walter (2:40)
  10. 10 Hi-Heel Sneakers (2:49)
  11. 11 I'm a Little Mixed Up - Koko Taylor (2:37)
  12. 12 I Put a Spell on You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins (2:25)
  13. 13 Blue and Disgusted - Memphis Slim (3:37)
  14. 14 Highway 60 - Johnny "Guitar" Watson (2:25)
  15. 15 Ramblin' on My Mind - Robert Johnson (2:50)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Somebody in My Home - Howlin' Wolf (2:19)
  2. 2 Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide - Sonny Boy Williamson [II] (2:19)
  3. 3 Key to the Highway - Muddy Waters (2:25)
  4. 4 I Ain't No Fool Either - Big Mama Thornton (2:21)
  5. 5 It's Been a Long Time - Annie Laurie (2:39)
  6. 6 Blues Is My Middle Name - Ray Charles (3:09)
  7. 7 The Other Night Blues - B.B. King (3:34)
  8. 8 Walking the Blues - Willie Dixon (3:04)
  9. 9 First Time I Met the Blues - Buddy Guy (6:20)
  10. 10 Playboy Blues - Big Joe Turner (2:39)
  11. 11 Dimples - John Lee Hooker (2:14)
  12. 12 Life I Used to Live - Lightnin' Hopkins (2:47)
  13. 13 Walter's Blues - Otis Rush (3:25)
  14. 14 Fannie Mae - Buster Brown (2:55)
  15. 15 Losing Hand - Little Milton (2:36)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Red House - The Jimi Hendrix Experience (11:28)
  2. 2 Steelin' - Jeff Beck & All Stars (2:38)
  3. 3 Rollin' & Tumblin' - Canned Heat (2:01)
  4. 4 Tribute to Elmore - Eric Clapton (2:09)
  5. 5 So Much to Say - Rod Stewart (3:12)
  6. 6 Smokestack Lightning - The Yardbirds (6:40)
  7. 7 She Moves Me, Man - Steve Marriott (4:02)
  8. 8 Things I Used to Do - Eric Bell (5:27)
  9. 9 Money - Buddy Guy (2:09)
  10. 10 Troubles and Heartaches - Ike Turner (2:32)
  11. 11 The Sky Is Crying - Elmore James (2:43)
  12. 12 Paying the Cost to Be the Boss - B.B. King (2:38)
  13. 13 Ninety Nine - Sonny Boy Williamson [II] (2:45)
  14. 14 Crying All Night Long - John Lee Hooker (2:43)
  15. 15 Pink Champagne - Joe Liggins (3:01)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Love in Vain - Robert Johnson (2:25)
  2. 2 The Midnight Special (2:53)
  3. 3 Lonesome Blues - Mississippi John Hurt (3:37)
  4. 4 Juke - Little Walter (2:43)
  5. 5 Alexander's Ragtime Band - Bessie Smith (3:01)
  6. 6 Please, Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone - Billie Holiday (1:54)
  7. 7 Basin Street Blues - Ella Fitzgerald (3:01)
  8. 8 Central Park Blues - Nina Simone (2:58)
  9. 9 How Can You Leave a Man Like This - LaVern Baker (2:38)
  10. 10 Shake a Hand - Faye Adams (2:52)
  11. 11 Ma Rainey - Memphis Minnie (2:44)
  12. 12 Jacqueline - Big Bill Broonzy (2:28)
  13. 13 Lightning Bug - Louisiana Red (3:26)
  14. 14 Streamline Woman - Howlin' Wolf (2:44)
  15. 15 I'm in the Mood for Love - John Lee Hooker (2:42)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Born Under a Bad Sign - Albert King (3:25)
  2. 2 Sad Shades of Blue - Geater Davis (4:11)
  3. 3 Glory Be - Lightnin' Hopkins (4:29)
  4. 4 One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - John Lee Hooker (2:56)
  5. 5 Louise - Howlin' Wolf (2:36)
  6. 6 That's All Right - Lightnin' Slim (2:58)
  7. 7 You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover - Bo Diddley (3:05)
  8. 8 All by Myself - Washboard Sam (3:02)
  9. 9 I Can't Stop, Baby - Otis Rush (2:14)
  10. 10 Terraplane Blues - Big Joe Williams (1:38)
  11. 11 Got My Mojo Working - Muddy Waters (4:11)
  12. 12 Crazy for My Baby - Memphis Slim (2:25)
  13. 13 Suzie Q - Dale Hawkins (2:17)
  14. 14 Sittin' on Top of the World - Howlin' Wolf (3:44)
  15. 15 Constipation Blues - Screamin' Jay Hawkins (5:30)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Big Bill Broonzy Composer
Buster Brown Composer
Willie Dixon Composer
Champion Jack Dupree Composer
Lowell Fulson Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Mississippi John Hurt Composer
Lead Belly Composer
Lightnin' Slim Composer
Willie Mabon Composer
Amos Milburn Composer
Jimmy Reed Composer
Roosevelt Sykes Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Nina Simone Composer
LaVern Baker Composer
William Bell Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Joe Liggins Composer
John Mayall Composer
Jimmy Page Composer
Rod Stewart Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Don Covay Composer
Dale Hawkins Composer
Steve Marriott Composer
T-Bone Walker Composer
Jackie Brenston Composer
Eric Clapton Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Composer
Jimi Hendrix Composer
Hinkley Composer
Lightnin' Hopkins Composer
Ike Turner Composer
Elmore James Composer
Robert Johnson Composer
Booker T. Jones Composer
B.B. King Composer
Mel London Composer
Ellas McDaniel Composer
McKinley Morganfield Composer
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Composer
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Composer
Geater Davis Composer
Jules Taub Composer
Walter Jacobs Composer
Janie Bradford Composer
Ridley Composer
Mike D'Abo Composer
Charlie Segar Composer
Chester Burnett Composer
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