Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era

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  • Release Date: 2/14/2006
  • Label: Document
  • UPC: 714298321029
  • Catalog Number: 322010


Disc 1
  1. 1 Baby, Please Don't Go - Joe Williams (3:27)
  2. 2 Match Box Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson (2:56)
  3. 3 Yonder Come the Blues - Ma Rainey (3:03)
  4. 4 Yellow Dog Blues - Bessie Smith (3:01)
  5. 5 Walkin' Blues - Robert Johnson (2:30)
  6. 6 Ring Dance - Mamprusi Tribesman (2:01)
  7. 7 My Soul Is a Witness - Austin Coleman (3:27)
  8. 8 Long Hot Summer Days - Clyde Hill (1:58)
  9. 9 Lucky Holler - Ed Lewis (2:28)
  10. 10 Penitentiary Moan - Texas Alexander (3:08)
  11. 11 Old Country Stomp - Henry Thomas (2:54)
  12. 12 Dry Bone Shuffle - Blind Blake (2:45)
  13. 13 Mysterious Coon - Alec Johnson (3:17)
  14. 14 Ragtime Millionaire - William Moore (3:11)
  15. 15 You Shall - The Beale Street Sheiks (2:50)
  16. 16 Gus Cannon Interview (1:10)
  17. 17 I Heard the Voice of a Porkchop - Jim Jackson (2:54)
  18. 18 Spike Driver Blues - Mississippi John Hurt (3:17)
  19. 19 Kassie Jones, Pt. 1 - Furry Lewis (3:07)
  20. 20 Fare Thee Well Blues - Joe Calicott (3:12)
  21. 21 Poor Boy, Long Ways from Home - Gus Cannon (3:13)
  22. 22 Travelin' Blues - Blind Willie McTell (3:10)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Chocolate to the Bone - Barbecue Bob (2:53)
  2. 2 Sad Blues - Norfolk Jazz Quartet (3:05)
  3. 3 Tennessee Dog - Jimmie Strothers (1:52)
  4. 4 Country Blues - Muddy Waters (3:26)
  5. 5 Washboard Cut Out - Bobby Leecan (2:59)
  6. 6 Flying Crow Blues - Washboard Sam (2:48)
  7. 7 Rules and Regulations 'Signed Razor Jim' - Edith Wilson (3:15)
  8. 8 Ground Hog Blues - Gladys Bentley (3:04)
  9. 9 Broke and Hungry Blues - Peg Leg Howell (3:22)
  10. 10 Wednesday Evening She Left Me (On My Bended Knee) - John Lee Hooker (3:58)
  11. 11 Lonesome Day Blues - Jesse James (3:09)
  12. 12 Win the War Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson I (2:50)
  13. 13 Fox Hunt - Sonny Terry (2:18)
  14. 14 Black, Brown and White - Big Bill Broonzy (3:06)
  15. 15 Pratt City Blues - Bertha "Chippie" Hill (2:48)
  16. 16 Blues Before Sunrise - Leroy Carr (3:35)
  17. 17 Blues Trip Me This Morning - Tommy McClennan (3:04)
  18. 18 Poor Man Blues - Henry Townsend (3:03)
  19. 19 Henry Townsend Interview: "It Gives You Relief..." (1:19)
  20. 20 My Black Mamma, Pt. 1 - Son House (3:13)
  21. 21 Cotton Pickin' Blues - Robert Petway (3:14)
  22. 22 Wade Walton Interview: "When Final Settlement Comes..." (1:07)
  23. 23 Number 29 - Wesley Wallace (3:12)
  24. 24 Jim Crow Blues - Cow Cow Davenport (3:07)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Aunt Carloline Dyer Blues - Memphis Jug Band (3:07)
  2. 2 Willie Shade Interview: "Aunt Caroline Dyer..." (1:06)
  3. 3 Policy Dream Blues - Bumble Bee Slim (2:49)
  4. 4 North Memphis Blues - Joe McCoy (2:36)
  5. 5 Stump Johnson Interview: "The Levee at St. Louis..." (1:16)
  6. 6 They Ain't Walkin' No More - Lucille Bogan (3:10)
  7. 7 Ice Pick Blues - Whistlin' Alex Moore (2:48)
  8. 8 Lonnie Johnson Interview: "The Ganged Him" (Death of Sonny Boy ...) (1:15)
  9. 9 Parchman Farm Blues - Bukka White (2:42)
  10. 10 Shelby County Workhouse Blues - Hambone Willie Newbern (2:56)
  11. 11 Working on the Project - Peetie Wheatstraw (3:05)
  12. 12 Black Ace Interview: "Depression Time...I Would Play House Parties". (0:46)
  13. 13 Let's Have a New Deal - Carl Martin (2:47)
  14. 14 Tallahatchie River Blues - Mattie Delaney (2:48)
  15. 15 St. Louis Cyclone Blues - Lonnie Johnson (3:07)
  16. 16 John Lee Hooker Interview: "That's What Makes the Blues..." (1:16)
  17. 17 Fire Department Blues - Sleepy John Estes (3:09)
  18. 18 Give Me a 32-20 - Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (2:53)
  19. 19 Prof. Rayford Logan Interview: "When We Arrived in France..." (1:15)
  20. 20 Build a Cave - Mister Honey (2:24)
  21. 21 Crying Mother Blues - Red Nelson (2:40)
  22. 22 Speckled Red Interview: "They Was Real Bad Words..." (0:47)
  23. 23 The Dirty Dozen - Speckled Red (3:18)
  24. 24 Three Ball Blues - Blind Boy Fuller (2:56)
  25. 25 Milk Cow Blues - Kokomo Arnold (3:11)
  26. 26 Cool Drink of Water Blues - Tommy Johnson (3:27)
  27. 27 Some Summer Days - Charley Patton (2:56)
  28. 28 Make Me a Pallet on the Floor - Mama Yancey (4:26)
  29. 29 Long Gone Lost John - Reverend Charlie Jackson (2:46)
  30. 30 Spirit of Boogie Woogie - Meade "Lux" Lewis (3:06)
  31. 31 Fifty Miles of Elbow Room - Rev. F.W. McGee (2:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kokomo Arnold Guitar, Vocals
Scrapper Blackwell Guitar
Big Bill Broonzy Guitar, Vocals
Leroy Carr Piano, Vocals
Cow Cow Davenport Piano, Vocals
Blind John Davis Piano
Sleepy John Estes Guitar, Vocals
Blind Boy Fuller Guitar, Vocals
John Lee Hooker Guitar, Vocals
Mississippi John Hurt Guitar, Vocals
Jim Jackson Guitar, Vocals
Papa Charlie Jackson Banjo, Vocals
Blind Lemon Jefferson Guitar, Vocals
Lonnie Johnson Guitar, Vocals
Tommy Johnson Guitar, Vocals
Furry Lewis Guitar, Vocals
Tommy McClennan Guitar, Vocals
Blind Willie McTell Guitar, Vocals
Memphis Minnie Guitar, Vocals
Memphis Slim Piano, Accompaniment
Charley Patton Guitar, Vocals
Bessie Smith Vocals
Frank Stokes Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Henry Thomas Guitar, Vocals, Reed Pipes
Henry Townsend Guitar, Vocals
Peetie Wheatstraw Piano, Vocals
Bukka White Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Yancey Harmonium
Henry "Red" Allen Trumpet
Joe Williams Guitar, Vocals
Edith Wilson Vocals
Gus Cannon Banjo, Vocals
Coleman Hawkins Bass Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Hambone Willie Newbern Guitar, Vocals
Blind Blake Guitar, Vocals
Carl Martin Guitar, Vocals
Ma Rainey Vocals
Louis Armstrong Cornet
Brownie McGhee Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Charlie Burse Guitar
Garvin Bushell Clarinet, Group Member
Joe Calicott Guitar, Vocals
Chasey Collins Washboard
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Guitar, Vocals
Charlie Dixon Banjo
Alfred Elkins Baritone Saxophone
Fletcher Henderson Piano
Jimmie Gordon Piano
Porter Grainger Piano
Son House Guitar, Vocals
Alex Johnson Vocals
Robert Johnson Guitar, Vocals
R.J. Jones Piano
Ransom Knowling String Bass
Hambone Lewis Jug
Meade "Lux" Lewis Piano
Cripple Clarence Lofton Piano
Charlie McCoy Guitar, Mandolin
Joe McCoy Guitar
William Moore Guitar, Vocals, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
McKinley Morganfield Guitar, Vocals
Red Nelson Vocals
Rufus G. Perryman Piano, Vocals
Ben Ramey Kazoo
Washboard Sam Vocals, Washboard
Dan Sane Guitar, Group Member
Will Shade Guitar, Vocals
Joe "Fox" Smith Cornet
Sonny Terry Harmonica, Vocals
Ted Summitt Guitar
Dad Tracy One-String Fiddle
Wesley Wallace Piano, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Sonny Boy Williamson I Harmonica, Vocals
Mama Yancey Vocals
Gladys Bentley Vocals
Robert Cooksey Harmonica, Group Member
Amos Easton Vocals
Ernest Elliott Clarinet, Group Member
Bobby Leecan Guitar, Group Member
Alfred Martin Mandolin, Group Member
Joe Lee Vocals
Charlie Green Trombone
Bertha "Chippie" Hill Vocals
Peg Leg Howell Guitar, Vocals
Ed Lewis Vocals
Leroy Tibbs Piano, Group Member
Jimmie Strothers Banjo, Vocals
William Mitchell Bass
B.T. Wingfield Cornet
Mattie Delaney Guitar, Vocals
Robert Petway Guitar, Vocals
Austin Coleman Vocals
John Mitchell Banjo, Group Member
Delroy Hollins Baritone (Vocal), Group Member
Len Williams Bass (Vocal), Group Member
Johnny Dunn & His Band Cornet, Group Member
Jesse James Piano, Vocals
Otto Tuston Vocals, Group Member
Norman "Crip" Harris Tenor (Vocal), Group Member
Eddie Edinborough Washboard, Group Member
Ollie Griffin Violin
Clyde Hill Vocals
Mister Honey Guitar, Vocals
Armand Jump Jackson Drums
Herb Flemming Trombone, Group Member
Rev. F.W. McGee Vocals
Dan Wilson Piano, Group Member
Technical Credits
Lucille Bogan Contributor
Big Bill Broonzy Composer
Leroy Carr Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Mississippi John Hurt Composer
Jim Jackson Composer
Blind Lemon Jefferson Composer
Tommy Johnson Composer
Furry Lewis Composer
Tommy McClennan Composer
Blind Willie McTell Composer
Charley Patton Composer
Henry Thomas Composer
Bukka White Composer
Big Joe Williams Composer
Jimmy Yancey Composer
Perry Bradford Composer
W.C. Handy Composer
Hambone Willie Newbern Composer
Carl Martin Composer
Ma Rainey Composer
Texas Alexander Composer
Bernard Besman Composer
Brownie McGhee Arranger
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Composer
Son House Composer
Robert Johnson Composer
R.J. Jones Composer
Red Nelson Composer
Sonny Terry Arranger
Wesley Wallace Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Charlie Jordan Composer
Charles Williamson Composer
Joshua Barnes Howell Composer
Paul Oliver Liner Notes
Gary Atkinson Producer
Marion Post Wolcott Cover Photo
Charles Avery Contributor
Minnie McCoy Composer
Fulton Allen Composer
Alex Moore Composer
Robert Petway Composer
Traditional Composer
J.B. Long Composer
Rosa Parks Author
Kevin Witt Graphic Design
Joe Washington Brown Contributor
Rev. F.W. McGee Composer, Contributor
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