The Roots of Hip Hop

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/23/2008
  • Label: Harte Recordings
  • UPC: 824247016712
  • Catalog Number: 101
  • Sales rank: 165,102


Disc 1
  1. 1 Baby, Baby - Ashton Conroy (2:39)
  2. 2 Caught - Gus Jenkins Band (2:44)
  3. 3 These Hard Times - Reverend J.M. Gates (2:57)
  4. 4 Why I Like Roosevelt, Pt. 1 - The Soul Stirrers (2:47)
  5. 5 Why I Like Roosevelt, Pt. 2 - The Soul Stirrers (3:06)
  6. 6 In Dat Mornin' - Jimmie Lunceford & His Chickasaw Syncopaters (3:31)
  7. 7 Terrible Operation Blues - The Famous Hokum Boys (2:51)
  8. 8 Mother Fuyer - Dirty Red (2:26)
  9. 9 Hello, Sue - Butterbeans & Susie (0:58)
  10. 10 Number Writer - Dan Pickett (2:09)
  11. 11 Swamp Root - Harmonica Frank Floyd (2:34)
  12. 12 Slow Boogie - Champion Jack Dupree (2:23)
  13. 13 Hambone - The Hambone Kids (2:14)
  14. 14 Puerto Vootie - Slim Gaillard Trio (2:39)
  15. 15 When I'm in My Tea - Maxwell Davis & His All-Stars (3:14)
  16. 16 Road House Boogie - Big Jay McNeely (2:53)
  17. 17 Thunderbird - William Walker (2:25)
  18. 18 Uh Oh (Get out of the Car) - The Treniers (3:00)
  19. 19 Hot Mama - Brother Woodman & the Chanters (2:36)
  20. 20 You Can't Bring Me Down - Little Caesar (2:51)
  21. 21 Goodbye Baby - Little Caesar (2:21)
  22. 22 The Letter - Vernon Green & the Medallions (2:49)
  23. 23 No One to Love Me - The Sha-Weez (2:51)
  24. 24 Gotta Let You Go - One Man Band (2:42)
  25. 25 Just Can't Stay - Willie Nix And His Combo (2:40)
  26. 26 The Big Break - Richard Berry (2:59)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Bill Broonzy Guitar, Vocals
Georgia Tom Percussion, Piano
Dan Pickett Guitar, Vocals
Eddie Taylor Guitar
Katie Webster Percussion, Piano, Vocals
Chico Hamilton Drums
Jimmie Lunceford Alto Saxophone
Big Jay McNeely Tenor Saxophone
Marshall Royal Alto Saxophone
Tampa Red Guitar
Earl Washington Piano
Slim Gaillard Guitar, Vocals
Snooky Pryor Harmonica
Moses Allen Tuba
John Avant Trombone
Bam Brown Bass, Vocals
Thomas L. Bruster Baritone (Vocal)
Red Callender Alto Saxophone
Earl Caruthers Tenor Saxophone
Sonny Cohn Trumpet
Roy Crain SR. Tenor (Vocal)
Jimmy Crawford Drums
Maxwell Davis Tenor Saxophone
McKinley Easton Baritone Saxophone
Jewell L. Grant Alto Saxophone
Ralph Hamilton Bass
Riley Hampton Alto Saxophone
Dodo Marmarosa Piano
Quedillas Martin Tenor Saxophone
Willard McDaniel Percussion, Piano
Jimmie O'Brien Piano
George Orendorff Trumpet
Flip Ricard Trumpet
R.B. Robinson Baritone (Vocal)
Sunnyland Slim Piano
Floyd Turnham Baritone Saxophone
Alfred Wallace Drums
Leon Washington Tenor Saxophone
Edwin Wilcox Piano
Jimmy Richardson Bass
Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Gordon Drums
Jo Jo Adams Vocals
Willie Eason Guitar, Vocals
Eugene Ford Rap
Herman Mitchell Guitar
Garland Finney Piano
Ashton Savoy Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Wilson Bass
James O'Brien Percussion
Jane Lucas Rap, Guest Appearance
John Anderson Trumpet
Leonard "Tight" Hardiman Drums
Deacon Leon Davis Guest Appearance
Billy Boyd Vocals
Red Saunders Band Drums
Ethel Brown Piano, Vocals
Dolores Hawkins & the Hambone Kids Vocals, Human Whistle
The Hambone Kids Track Performer
Tommy Cahn Percussion
Theodore "Ted" Shirley Vocals
Senoir Roy Crain Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Robert H. Harris Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Prinze "Candy" Stanzel Guitar
Nelson Wilburn (Dirty Red) Vocals
Memphis Jimmy Clark Percussion
Margaret "Rusty" Russell Rap, Guest Appearance
Lonnie Graham Percussion
James Heywood Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Henry "Little" Caesar Vocals
Garland Finney Percussion
Brother William Woodman Jr. Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Ethel Brown Percussion, Vocals
Technical Credits
Harry Oster Engineer
Mark Wheaton Mastering
Jay Miller Producer
Jay Miller Audio Production
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