This Is Blues

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
There are countless blues compilations out there, and at first glance, this two-disc, 30-track selection doesn't seem to be anything special, but a closer look reveals that it covers a fairly wide spectrum, both in the number of blues styles it includes (prewar country-blues to Chicago blues, jump blues, folk-blues and more) and in the years it considers (disc one covers 1927 to 1950, while disc two carries things from 1950 through 1973). It also features relatively rare tracks even when the artist is well known (Muddy Waters is represented by "Mean Red Spider," for instance, rather than one of his better known songs like "I Can't Be Satisfied"), which doesn't necessarily...
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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
There are countless blues compilations out there, and at first glance, this two-disc, 30-track selection doesn't seem to be anything special, but a closer look reveals that it covers a fairly wide spectrum, both in the number of blues styles it includes (prewar country-blues to Chicago blues, jump blues, folk-blues and more) and in the years it considers (disc one covers 1927 to 1950, while disc two carries things from 1950 through 1973). It also features relatively rare tracks even when the artist is well known (Muddy Waters is represented by "Mean Red Spider," for instance, rather than one of his better known songs like "I Can't Be Satisfied"), which doesn't necessarily make this collection essential, but it does make it more likely to fill in some cracks for listeners who may already have a large blues library. [Some editions of This Is Blues included a bonus third disc of twelve Ray Charles' tracks that were originally released by Cleopatra Records as a standalone album called Essentials.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/26/2007
  • Label: Mastercuts Lifestyle
  • UPC: 881162807429
  • Catalog Number: 8074

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (2:56)
  2. 2 High Water Everywhere, Pt. 2 (3:07)
  3. 3 Garlic Blues - Helen Humes (2:58)
  4. 4 Morning Sun Blues - Mary Johnson (2:50)
  5. 5 Goin' to Chicago - Jimmy Rushing (3:24)
  6. 6 How Long Blues - Sonny Terry (2:10)
  7. 7 Mean Old World Blues - T-Bone Walker (2:54)
  8. 8 Chewin' Mama Blues - Dinah Washington (2:53)
  9. 9 Dream Lucky Blues - Julia Lee (3:04)
  10. 10 Mean Red Spider - Muddy Waters (2:23)
  11. 11 Lovin' Blues - Martha Davis & the Esquires (2:47)
  12. 12 Confession Blues (2:29)
  13. 13 She Knows How to Love a Man - Robert Nighthawk (3:06)
  14. 14 Bad Luck Got My Man (3:03)
  15. 15 Midnight Dreams (3:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Mother Earth - Memphis Slim (2:43)
  2. 2 Catfish Blues (2:54)
  3. 3 Everybody's Fishing - Willie Love & His Three Aces (2:20)
  4. 4 Delta Blues - Big Joe Williams (2:39)
  5. 5 Smile at Me - Howlin' Wolf (2:06)
  6. 6 Make a Little Love with Me (3:07)
  7. 7 From the Bottom (2:39)
  8. 8 Come on in This House - Junior Wells (2:23)
  9. 9 You've Done Lost Your Good Thing Now - B.B. King (5:15)
  10. 10 Broken-Hearted Blues (3:10)
  11. 11 Mojo Hand - Lightnin' Hopkins (3:01)
  12. 12 44 Blues - Roosevelt Sykes (3:02)
  13. 13 Little Dreamer - Groundhogs (4:18)
  14. 14 You Got to Move (2:54)
  15. 15 Driftin' Blues - Charles Brown (4:02)
Disc 3
  1. 1 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:52)
  2. 2 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:56)
  3. 3 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:49)
  4. 4 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:46)
  5. 5 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:35)
  6. 6 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:49)
  7. 7 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:29)
  8. 8 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:42)
  9. 9 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:42)
  10. 10 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (2:43)
  11. 11 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (3:11)
  12. 12 [Untitled] - Ray Charles (7:27)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Willie Dixon Bass
Lloyd Glenn Piano
Buddy Guy Guitar, Vocals
Earl Hooker Guitar, Vocals
John Lee Hooker Guitar, Vocals
Blind Lemon Jefferson Guitar, Vocals
Lead Belly Guitar, Vocals
Willie Love Piano, Vocals
Memphis Slim Piano, Leader, Vocals
Robert Nighthawk Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Otis Drums
Charley Patton Guitar, Vocals
Roosevelt Sykes Piano, Vocals
Big Mama Thornton Vocals
Sylvester Weaver Guitar
Junior Wells Harmonica, Vocals
Big Joe Williams Guitar, Vocals
Count Basie Piano, Leader
Walter Beasley Guitar
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Freddie Green Guitar
Helen Humes Vocals
Jo Jones Drums
Julia Lee Piano, Vocals
Big Jay McNeely Leader, Tenor Saxophone
Charles Mingus Bass
Jimmy Rushing Vocals
Tab Smith Alto Saxophone
Buddy Tate Tenor Saxophone
Lucky Thompson Leader, Tenor Saxophone
Dinah Washington Vocals
Shuggie Otis Bass, Guitar
Walter Page Bass
Alex Atkins Alto Saxophone
Fred Below Drums
Dave Boorman Drums
Judson Brown Piano
Lee Brown Piano
Howlin' Wolf Harmonica, Vocals
Don Byas Tenor Saxophone
David Campbell Piano
Ernest "Big" Crawford Bass
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Guitar, Vocals
Peter Cruickshank Bass
Ed Cuffee Trombone
Alfred Elkins Bass
Karl George Trumpet
Jarrett Gibson Tenor Saxophone
Lacy Gibson Guitar
Jewell L. Grant Alto Saxophone
Donald Hankins Baritone Saxophone
Lightnin' Hopkins Guitar, Vocals
Elmore James Guitar, Vocals
Syl Johnson Guitar
Nat Jones Alto Saxophone
Al Killian Trumpet
B.B. King Guitar, Vocals
Ernest Lane Piano
Lafayette Leake Piano
Eugene Lounge Drums
Bob McNeely Baritone Saxophone
Tony McPhee Guitar
Dan Minor Trombone
Muddy Waters Guitar, Vocals
Jack Myers Bass
Bob Neely Tenor Saxophone
Gene Porter Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Glen Ricketts Drums
Raz Roseby Bass
Sonny Terry Harmonica
Otis Spann Piano
Willie Steel Drums
Bobo "Slim" Thomas Guitar, Vocals
Leonard Ware Bass
Jack Washington Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Dicky Wells Trombone
Joe Willie Wilkins Guitar, Vocals
Albert Williams Piano
Marl Young Piano, Leader
Leon Hooper Drums
Frank Derrick Alto Saxophone
Timothy Overton Tenor Saxophone
Martha Davis Piano, Vocals
Ed Lewis Trumpet
Sonny Boy Williams Harmonica, Vocals
Efferge Ware Guitar
Willie Connell Johnson Guitar
Buzz Johnson Drums
Baby Lovett Drums
Clarence Davis Trumpet
Clifford Blivens Vocals
John Anderson Trumpet
Mary Johnson Vocals
Leonard "Tight" Hardiman Drums
Moses Gant Tenor Saxophone
Mickey Sims Bass
Carl "Wimpy" Jones Guitar
Nick Cooper Trumpet
Chief Justice Earl Warren Alto Saxophone
Red Saunders Band Drums
Lee Young Jr. Drums
Delmar Donnell Drums
Benjamin Curtis Bass
Technical Credits
Johnny Otis Producer
Junior Wells Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Jimmy Mundy Arranger
Sonny Boy Williamson I Composer
Athan Maroulis Producer, Liner Notes, Art Direction, Annotation
Eunah Lee Graphic Design
Robert Petway Composer
Clifford Blivens Composer
Peggy Logan Copy Editing
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