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The Rough Guide to Charley Patton: Father of the Delta Blues

world music network


Released: 28th Feb 2020


The Rough Guide to the Roots of the Blues features the greatest names in early blues music including Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Charley Patton and Ma Rainey, lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques.

It offers the perfect overview of the many different styles and key performers of early blues on one album and an incredibly diverse selection of tracks including bottleneck guitar, barrelhouse piano, classic songster tunes and vaudeville blues It’s an album which traces the development of blues music during its early recorded history of the 1920s, offering a unique insight into the first great wave of blues artists who remain an inspiration to this day.

The Rough Guide to Charley Patton: Father of the Delta Blues

  1. Some Summer Day
  2. Some These Days I’ll Be Gone (Take 1)
  3. Moon Going Down
  4. Elder Greene Blues (Take 1)
  5. Banty Rooster Blues
  6. Hang It On The Wall
  7. Bird Nest Bound
  8. Jim Lee Blues (Part 1)
  9. I’m Goin’ Home
  10. Going To Move To Alabama
  11. Dry Well Blues
  12. Troubled ‘Bout My Mother