The George Mitchell Collection, Vols. 1-45

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2008
  • Label: Fat Possum Records
  • UPC: 767981111421
  • Catalog Number: 1114
  • Sales rank: 59,380

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lucy Mae Blues (3:31)
  2. 2 I Woke Up Crying (1:34)
  3. 3 Love Blues (3:14)
  4. 4 I Told You Not to Do That (2:37)
  5. 5 In the Evening (2:20)
  6. 6 Hey Lawdy Mama (2:25)
  7. 7 Thousand Woman Blues (1:17)
  8. 8 Blue Shadow Falling (2:04)
  9. 9 Cold Rainy Day (1:49)
  10. 10 Amy (2:45)
  11. 11 Motherless Child - Leon Pinson (2:16)
  12. 12 Hush, Somebody Is Calling My Name - Leon Pinson (2:58)
  13. 13 What God Can Do - Leon Pinson (1:25)
  14. 14 He'll Understand and Say Well Done - Leon Pinson (4:25)
  15. 15 Big Road Blues (2:30)
  16. 16 Cool Water Blues (3:20)
  17. 17 Big Fat Mama Blues (2:51)
  18. 18 Take a Little Walk with Me (2:54)
  19. 19 Everyone Got a Woman - Big Joe Williams (2:29)
  20. 20 What She Need with a Rooster - Big Joe Williams (2:35)
  21. 21 Sink or Swim - Big Joe Williams (2:40)
  22. 22 Prison Bound - Big Joe Williams (2:23)
  23. 23 Who's Gonna Be Your Man - John Lee Ziegler (4:36)
  24. 24 If I Lose Let Me Lose - John Lee Ziegler (4:54)
  25. 25 Black Woman - Otha Turner (3:25)
  26. 26 Bumble Bee - Otha Turner (4:04)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Rabbit on a Log - Lonzie Thomas (2:23)
  2. 2 Raise a Ruckus Tonight - Lonzie Thomas (2:21)
  3. 3 My Three Women - Lonzie Thomas (2:49)
  4. 4 Red Cross Store - Lonzie Thomas (2:34)
  5. 5 Rats in the Kitchen (1:41)
  6. 6 Special Agent (2:53)
  7. 7 Trying to See (2:51)
  8. 8 Mail Man Blues (1:52)
  9. 9 Down Home Blues - Teddy Williams (3:35)
  10. 10 Catfish Blues - Teddy Williams (1:43)
  11. 11 Black Mattie - Teddy Williams (2:56)
  12. 12 Sun Don't Shine - Teddy Williams (2:16)
  13. 13 Trouble Brought Me Down - Green Paschal (1:41)
  14. 14 My Lord - Green Paschal (2:09)
  15. 15 Mother Is Dead - Green Paschal (1:24)
  16. 16 Lay My Burden Down - Green Paschal (1:35)
  17. 17 Your Close Friend - Green Paschal (1:19)
  18. 18 I'm Going to Leave It in the Hands of the Lord - Green Paschal (1:51)
  19. 19 Hard Time Blues - William Diamond (3:24)
  20. 20 Just Want to Talk to You - William Diamond (4:21)
  21. 21 Just a Dream I Got on My Mind - Dewey Corley (2:52)
  22. 22 Memphis Is a Wonderful City - Dewey Corley (1:49)
  23. 23 Down to Arkansas - Dewey Corley (3:47)
  24. 24 Rock Me Mama - Bud Grant (2:06)
  25. 25 Freight Train Blues - Bud Grant (2:31)
  26. 26 So Sweet - Bud Grant (2:54)
  27. 27 Bud Grant's Grunt - Bud Grant (2:13)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Go Ahead On - Bud White (2:51)
  2. 2 Been Gone So Long - Bud White (2:25)
  3. 3 White Horses - Bud White (4:05)
  4. 4 When I'm Sober I'm Drunk Blues - George Henry Bussey (2:51)
  5. 5 Mean Mistreater - George Henry Bussey (3:05)
  6. 6 Blues Around My Bed - George Henry Bussey (3:53)
  7. 7 Looking for My Woman - George Henry Bussey (1:39)
  8. 8 Old Red #2 - Jim Bunkley (3:02)
  9. 9 Jack of Diamonds - Jim Bunkley (1:52)
  10. 10 Them Greasy Greens - Jim Bunkley (2:42)
  11. 11 Rocking Chair - Jim Bunkley (1:42)
  12. 12 Old Breakdown (4:23)
  13. 13 Drop Down Mama #1 (3:34)
  14. 14 Search Me Lord (2:35)
  15. 15 My Mother Died and Left Me (2:28)
  16. 16 Consolation (1:41)
  17. 17 Home Going (3:01)
  18. 18 Better Than Myself - Abe McNeil (4:15)
  19. 19 Steady Rollin' Man - Abe McNeil (2:30)
  20. 20 Drink Drink Drink - Abe McNeil (2:20)
  21. 21 Country Blues - Joe Calicott (3:24)
  22. 22 River Blues - Joe Calicott (2:49)
  23. 23 3 O'Clock in the Morning - Johnny Woods (3:55)
  24. 24 I's Be Troubled - Johnny Woods (2:41)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Someday Baby (2:49)
  2. 2 Racehorse Charleston (2:00)
  3. 3 Done Lost My Health (3:36)
  4. 4 Drive Your Car (1:38)
  5. 5 Woke Up This Morning (2:56)
  6. 6 Long Wavy Hair (2:22)
  7. 7 Please Come Home (2:55)
  8. 8 Pole Pattin' (2:10)
  9. 9 I Wanna Ramble - Jimmy Lee Harris (4:33)
  10. 10 Sitting Here Looking 1000 Miles Away - Jimmy Lee Harris (3:54)
  11. 11 Just Like a Bird Without a Feather - R.L. Burnside (3:11)
  12. 12 Skinny Woman - R.L. Burnside (2:11)
  13. 13 Goin' Down South - R.L. Burnside (2:36)
  14. 14 Poor Black Mattie - R.L. Burnside (2:08)
  15. 15 Hold My Body Down - Robert Johnson (2:41)
  16. 16 Trying to Make It Home - Robert Johnson (2:57)
  17. 17 Precious Lord - Robert Johnson (1:59)
  18. 18 He'll Make a Way - Robert Johnson (3:16)
  19. 19 Sugar Mama - Robert Longstreet (2:58)
  20. 20 Black Gal - Robert Longstreet (2:58)
  21. 21 Sloppy Drunk - Robert Longstreet (2:40)
  22. 22 Decoration Day - Robert Longstreet (3:05)
  23. 23 Shake 'Em on Down - Mississippi Fred McDowell (2:54)
  24. 24 Mama Says I'm Crazy - Mississippi Fred McDowell (3:54)
Disc 5
  1. 1 That Ain't It (3:35)
  2. 2 Gonna Lose Your Mind (3:37)
  3. 3 Flat Foot Boogie - Robert Thomas (4:04)
  4. 4 Mama Can I Lay It Down - Robert Thomas (1:34)
  5. 5 How Can You Do It - Robert Thomas (2:51)
  6. 6 John Henry - Jessie Clarence Gorman (1:35)
  7. 7 Goin' Up to the Country #1 - Jessie Clarence Gorman (1:56)
  8. 8 Goin' Up to the Country #2 - Jessie Clarence Gorman (1:45)
  9. 9 Dirty Dozens - Will Shade (2:44)
  10. 10 Won't You Send Me John - Will Shade (2:16)
  11. 11 Wine Headed Man - Will Shade (2:46)
  12. 12 K.C. Blues - Will Shade (3:03)
  13. 13 Every Time I Come Around - Georgia Fife and Drum Band (3:10)
  14. 14 J.W.'s Special - Georgia Fife and Drum Band (1:51)
  15. 15 Old Hen Cackle - Georgia Fife and Drum Band (3:20)
  16. 16 Buck Dance - Georgia Fife and Drum Band (1:25)
  17. 17 Hey Freddie - Como Fife & Drum Band (1:55)
  18. 18 Late in the Evening - Como Fife & Drum Band (2:20)
  19. 19 Punky Tony - Como Fife & Drum Band (2:34)
  20. 20 Shimmy She Wa - Como Fife & Drum Band (3:04)
  21. 21 You Got Reap What You Sow (3:55)
  22. 22 Everything's Gonna Be Alright (3:04)
  23. 23 That's the Way the Good Thing Go - Precious Bryant (2:16)
  24. 24 Georgia Buck - Precious Bryant (2:25)
  25. 25 When the Saints Go Marching In - Precious Bryant (2:50)
  26. 26 Pork & Beans (3:29)
  27. 27 Count the Days I'm Gone (1:42)
  28. 28 Roll & Tumble (3:43)
  29. 29 Bullying Well (1:55)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Good Morning Judge (5:32)
  2. 2 Furry Lewis' Careless Love (5:05)
  3. 3 What Make Grandpa Love Grandma So (4:03)
  4. 4 Have You Ever Seen Peaches (4:18)
  5. 5 Hoboing into Hollywood (3:37)
  6. 6 Sundown Blues (2:00)
  7. 7 Rabbit on a Log (2:37)
  8. 8 You're Gonna Miss Me (2:45)
  9. 9 House on the Hill - Eddie Harris (3:36)
  10. 10 I Have to Love Somebody - Eddie Harris (4:58)
  11. 11 Old Country Rock #1 - James "Thunderbird" Davis (3:46)
  12. 12 Instrumental #1 - James "Thunderbird" Davis (2:56)
  13. 13 Who Stole the Lock off the Henhouse Door? - James "Thunderbird" Davis (3:16)
  14. 14 Instrumental #4 - James "Thunderbird" Davis (2:06)
  15. 15 Canned Heat - Robert Nighthawk (3:25)
  16. 16 Nighthawk Boogie - Robert Nighthawk (2:53)
  17. 17 Down by the Woodshed - Robert Nighthawk (2:58)
  18. 18 Home Going (2:24)
  19. 19 I Want to Be Ready (1:49)
  20. 20 Interview (4:00)
Disc 7
  1. 1 Miss Maybelle - Jesse Vortis (4:35)
  2. 2 When My Baby Got on Board - Jesse Vortis (4:06)
  3. 3 Them Greasy Greens #1 - George Hollis (3:39)
  4. 4 Rock and Roll to Milledgeville - George Hollis (1:41)
  5. 5 Black Rat Swing - Willie Rockomo (2:32)
  6. 6 Tease Me Baby #2 - Willie Rockomo (2:46)
  7. 7 Someday Baby #1 (2:43)
  8. 8 Wonder Why My Baby Treat Me So Bad (2:22)
  9. 9 Rosa Lee (2:20)
  10. 10 I Got a Woman - Buddy Hubbard (2:34)
  11. 11 So Sweet - Buddy Hubbard (2:08)
  12. 12 You're Gonna Miss Me - Ira "Tiny" Coney (2:28)
  13. 13 Mamie - Ira "Tiny" Coney (3:02)
  14. 14 I'm So Lonesome - Ira "Tiny" Coney (3:58)
  15. 15 Blood Red River - Eddie Hodge (2:57)
  16. 16 Sitting on Top of the World - Eddie Hodge (1:40)
  17. 17 Glory Hallelujah - Eddie Hodge (2:35)
  18. 18 Jesus Is Coming Back to Me - Pettis Sisters (2:48)
  19. 19 Bound for Zion - Pettis Sisters (3:21)
  20. 20 You Told Me Baby - Sara Mae (2:25)
  21. 21 Sweet as an Apple on a Tree - Sara Mae (1:38)
  22. 22 Juke #2 - Sara Mae (1:10)
  23. 23 Woke Up This Morning - Sara Mae (1:57)
  24. 24 Tell Me You Love Me - Sara Mae (1:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Mitchell Primary Artist
James "Thunderbird" Davis Guitar
Sleepy John Estes Guitar, Vocals
Jessie Mae Hemphill Vocals
Furry Lewis Guitar, Vocals
Buddy Moss Guitar, Vocals
Robert Nighthawk Guitar, Vocals
Big Joe Williams Guitar, Vocals
Clifford Scott Guitar, Vocals
Mississippi Fred McDowell Guitar, Vocals
John Henry Barbee Guitar, Vocals
R.L. Burnside Guitar, Vocals
Charlie Burse Vocals, Guitar (Tenor)
Joe Calicott Guitar, Vocals
Shirley Johnson Background Vocals
James "Famous" Jones Drums
Walter Miller Guitar, Vocals
Houston Stackhouse Guitar, Vocals
Tom Turner Guitar, Vocals
Eddie Bill Harris Guitar, Vocals
Dewey Corley Kazoo, Vocal Ad-Libs
Rosa Lee Hill Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Woods Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Robert Diggs Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Napoleon Strickland Fife
Bud White Guitar, Vocals
Dorothy Johnson Background Vocals
Othar Turner & the Afrossippi Allstars Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Lee Williams Guitar, Vocals
Robert F. Johnson Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy T. Harris Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
J.W. Warren Guitar, Vocals
James Shorter Vocals
Cecil Barfield Guitar, Vocals
George Henry Bussey Guitar, Vocals
Jessie Clarence Gorman Guitar, Vocals
Bud Grant Guitar, Vocals
John Lee Ziegler Guitar, Vocals
Lonzie Thomas Guitar, Vocals
Green Paschal Guitar, Vocals
Robert Longstreet Harmonica, Vocals
Albert Macon Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Norman Dayron Engineer
Sam Sweet Liner Notes
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