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Classic Blues

BIG 3



3cd

Released: 25th Oct 2019

£6.99


60 timeless examples tracing the developement of The Blues, including some of the earliest recordings through to a time when the instrumentation had radically changed but the power was undiminished.

All of the key artists are here, most of them responsible for shaping the future of popular music as a whole.

Classic Blues

Tracklist

  1. Mamie Smith - Crazy Blues
  2. Ma Rainey - See See Rider
  3. Bertha “Chippie” Hill with Richard M. Jones - Trouble In Mind
  4. Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was The Night (Cold Was The Ground)
  5. Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie
  6. Blind Willie McTell - Statesboro Blues
  7. Henry Thomas - Bull Doze Blues
  8. Memphis Minnie - When The Levee Breaks
  9. Robert Wilkins - That’s No Way To Get Along
  10. Bessie Smith - Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
  11. Charley Patton - A Spoonful Blues
  12. Mississippi Johnhurt - Stack O’Lee Blues
  13. Meade Lux Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues
  14. Lonnie Johnson - Got The Blues For Murder Only
  15. Skip James - I’m So Glad
  16. Bessie Smith - Gimme A Pigfoot
  17. Robert Johnson - Sweet Home Chicago
  18. John Lee ‘Sonny Boy’ Williamson - Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
  19. Robert Johnson - Hellhound On My Trail
  20. Blind Boy Fuller - Get Your Yas Yas Out
  21. Robert Johnson - Cross Road Blues
  22. Memphis Minnie - Me And My Chauffeur Blues
  23. Champion Jack Dupree - Junker Blues
  24. Robert Petway - Catfish Blues
  25. Albert Ammons/Pete Johnson - Barrelhouse Boogie
  26. Big Bill Broonzy - Key To The Highway
  27. Big Maceo - Worried Life Blues
  28. Lead Belly - Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
  29. Arthur Crudup - That’s Alright Mama
  30. TBone Walker - Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just As Bad)
  31. John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen
  32. Big Joe Williams - Baby Please Don’t Go
  33. Lightnin’ Hopkins - Black Cat Bone
  34. Elmore James - Dust My Broom (I Believe My Time Ain’t Long)
  35. Little Walter - Juke
  36. B.B.King - Three O’Clock Blues
  37. Little Walter - Mean Old World
  38. Guitar Slim - The Things That I Used To Do
  39. Lowell Fulson - Reconsider Baby
  40. Junior Wells - Bout The Break Of Day
  41. Muddy Waters - I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man
  42. B.B. King - Every Day (I Have The Blues)
  43. Sonny Boy Williamson II - Don’t Start Me To Talking
  44. Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy
  45. Howlin’ Wolf - Smokestack Lightnin’
  46. Otis Rush - I Can’t Quit You Baby
  47. John Lee Hooker - Dimples
  48. Slim Harpo - I’m A King Bee
  49. Magic Sam - All Your Love
  50. Bobby “Blue” Bland - Further Up The Road
  51. Muddy Waters - Got My Mojo Working
  52. Elmore James - It Hurts Me Too
  53. Buddy Guy - Sit And Cry(The Blues)
  54. John Lee Hooker - Crawlin’ Kingsnake
  55. Howlin’ Wolf - Spoonful
  56. Jimmy Reed - Baby What You Want Me To Do
  57. Howlin’ Wolf - The Red Rooster
  58. Etta James - I Just Want To Make Love To You
  59. Freddie King - I’m Tore Down
  60. Albert King - Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong