The Complete Studio Recordings

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All Music Guide - Thomas Ward
Although not as consistently magnificent as Hurt's 1928 recordings, the performances the artist recorded for Vanguard in the mid 1960's would be the zenith of many blues artist's entire careers. Songs like the opening "Payday" and "Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home" rank with any folk-blues song ever recorded. This fantastic set collects the three albums Vanguard released in Hurt's lifetime and as such is undeniably the package to go for to acquire these later gems.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thomas Ward
Although not as consistently magnificent as Hurt's 1928 recordings, the performances the artist recorded for Vanguard in the mid 1960's would be the zenith of many blues artist's entire careers. Songs like the opening "Payday" and "Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home" rank with any folk-blues song ever recorded. This fantastic set collects the three albums Vanguard released in Hurt's lifetime and as such is undeniably the package to go for to acquire these later gems.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/2000
  • Label: Vanguard Records
  • UPC: 015707018128
  • Catalog Number: 181/183
  • Sales rank: 32,497

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mississippi John Hurt Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Mississippi John Hurt Composer
Lead Belly Composer
Bukka White Composer
John A. Lomax Composer
Captain Jeff Zaraya Engineer
Georgette Cartwright Creative Services Coordinator
John Milward Liner Notes
Traditional Composer
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