This Old World's In a Hell of a Fix! 18 Classic Blues Songs from the 1920's, Vol. 7

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Each year Blues Images puts out a calendar of period record sleeves and art from 1920s blues 78s and adds in a disc of vintage blues 78s from the same time period as part of the package, and the results are always wonderful and revealing, a way to piece together a vital part of modern American music just as the recording industry was beginning to shape into the entertainment juggernaut it would become in ensuing decades. This time around, the CD features classic tracks like the two-sided "High Water Everywhere" by Charley Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson's "Match Box Blues," Skip James' "Hard Luck Child," and Robert Wilkins' "That's No Way to Get Along," among others. It's a...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Each year Blues Images puts out a calendar of period record sleeves and art from 1920s blues 78s and adds in a disc of vintage blues 78s from the same time period as part of the package, and the results are always wonderful and revealing, a way to piece together a vital part of modern American music just as the recording industry was beginning to shape into the entertainment juggernaut it would become in ensuing decades. This time around, the CD features classic tracks like the two-sided "High Water Everywhere" by Charley Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson's "Match Box Blues," Skip James' "Hard Luck Child," and Robert Wilkins' "That's No Way to Get Along," among others. It's a fun mix, and the title seems eerily contemporary -- ah, but when doesn't the world seem like it's in a hell of a fix?
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/17/2010
  • Label: Blues Images Dot Com
  • UPC: 725543321022
  • Catalog Number: 107
  • Sales rank: 173,497

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 That's No Way To Get Along - Robert Wilkins (2:54)
  2. 2 High Water Everywhere, Pts. 1-2 - Charley Patton (6:12)
  3. 3 Hard Luck Child - Skip James (3:05)
  4. 4 Match Box Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson (3:05)
  5. 5 Mojo Hand Blues - Ida Cox (3:13)
  6. 6 She's Crazy 'Bout Her Lovin' - Mississippi Sheiks (3:08)
  7. 7 The Death of Holmes' Mule, Pts. 1-2 - Winston Holmes & Charlie Turner (6:03)
  8. 8 Slow Driving Moan - Ma Rainey (3:05)
  9. 9 Early Morning Blues - Blind Blake (3:08)
  10. 10 Coal Man Blues - Papa Charlie Jackson (3:13)
  11. 11 Sawmill Moan - Ramblin' Thomas (2:58)
  12. 12 This Old World's In A Hell Of A Fix - The Black Billy Sunday (2:49)
  13. 13 Ain't Gonna Lay My 'Ligion Down - Frank Palmes (2:52)
  14. 14 Ain't Gonna Lay My 'Ligion Down - Frank Palmes (3:05)
  15. 15 Married Man Blues - Irene Scruggs (3:06)
  16. 16 Married Man Blues - Irene Scruggs (3:03)
  17. 17 Doctor Oh Doctor - Henry Townsend (2:35)
  18. 18 Jack O' Diamonds -- Georgia Rub - Henry Townsend (3:05)
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