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mississippi sheiks

complete recorded works in chronological order volume 1

third man / document

ltd 180g lp

Released: 28th Jan 2013

out of stock

part 1 of third man's remastered vinyl  reissue of one of the most popular string bands of the late 1920s & early 1930s' complete recorded works.

formed in jackson around 1926, the band blended country & blues fiddle music -- both old-fashioned & risqué -- & included guitarist walter vinson & fiddler lonnie chatmon, with frequent appearances by guitarists bo carter & sam chatmon, who were also busy with their own solo careers. the recordings presented in this reissue series are the building blocks & dna of american culture. blues, r&b, elvis, teenagerism, punk rock... it all goes back to these vital, breathtaking recordings. features brand new, jaw-dropping artwork by rob jones.

complete recorded works in chronological order volume 1


  1. Driving That Thing
  2. Alberta Blues
  3. Winter Time Blues
  4. The Sheik Waltz
  5. The Jazz Fiddler (take A)
  6. The Jazz Fiddler (take B)
  7. Sitting On Top Of The World
  8. Stop And Listen Blues
  9. Lonely One In This Town
  10. We Are Both Feeling Good Right Now
  11. Cracking Them Things
  12. Grinding Old Fool
  13. Jake Leg Blues
  14. Back To Mississippi
  15. West Jackson Blues