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Title Roots 'n blues [sound recording] : the retrospective: 1925-1950.

Imprint New York, NY : Columbia Records, p1992.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    P COLL RB C11CD    Available
Description 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Outer container measures 31 cm.
A collection of 107 tracks, 47 of which are previously unissued, totalling over five hours of music. Among the musical genres covered are boogie-woogie, white and black blues, spiritual and gospel music, jugbands, country music, and some very early rhythm and blues.
Contains previously released material.
Compact discs.
Notes on the songs and performers by Lawrence Cohn, with full credits, in booklet (59 p. : ill ; 29 cm.)
Contents Disc one. Whitehouse blues ; High sheriff ; The last scene of the Titanic ; Suitcase blues ; Death's black train is coming ; Cow-cow blues ; Washington County fox chase ; I'm going to take the train to Charlotte ; Untitled ; Low down blues ; Paul & Silas in jail ; Blind pig blues ; Chattanooga blues ; Untitied ; Hokum blues ; Worried blues ; Empty bed blues, part 1 ; Empty bed blues, part 2 ; Blue grass twist ; Moonshiner and his money ; Johnson City blues ; Warming by the devil's fire ; (Honey) It's tight like that ; Big leg blues ; Hallelujah --
Disc two. Liberty ; My sportin' man ; Mean low blues ; C.C. & O. blues ; Ortonville ; Dear Black Eyes (Chere yeux noirs) ; Roosevelt blues ; Gin mill blues ; Osson ; Sweet milk and peaches (breakdown) ; Soldier's joy ; They may not be my toes ; The jazz fiddler ; I have to do my time ; Lonesome Frisco line ; Back to the Blue Ridge ; Darn good girl ; West Jackson blues ; You had too much ; Oh! glory glory ; Don't you remember the time ; Walkin' Georgia Rose ; Police station blues ; Hallelujah side ; Highway #61 blues --
Disc three. Doughboys theme song #1 ; Ida (sweet as apple cider) ; Doughboys theme song #2 ; Bell Street lightnin' ; Jersey bull blues ; Every morning blues ; D blues ; La valse des yeux bleu (Blue Eyes waltz) ; Skin game blues ; Good woman blues ; Sissy man ; Blue yodel #2 (My lovin' gal Lucille) ; Just inside the pearly gates ; Hard rocks in my bed ; Tired feelin' blues ; One eyed Sam ; Poor Naomi Wise ; South bound blues ; C & A blues ; My last five dollars ; Memphis blues ; Pourquoi tu m'aime pas ; Have mercy on me ; Shout for joy ; Flower blues ; Onion eating Mama ; Brown's Ferry blues #2 ; Slick capers blues ; Poor boy blues --
Disc four. We got to get together ; You got to see Mama ev'ry night (or you can't see Mama at all) ; I'll fly away ; Cross cut saw blues ; Black snake blues ; Step it up and go ; Papa's going crazy, Mama's going mad ; Cotton-eyed Joe ; Old vets blues ; Black rat swing ; Macy special ; It's funny what love will make you do ; Army blues ; Who but you ; Tomorrow may be too late ; Burying ground blues ; Goodbye old pal ; Dixie cannonball ; Run on for a long time ; Baby, please don't go ; I'm toiling ; Two by four blues ; You can't go halfway (and get in) ; Heaven's radio ; Plow hand blues ; Grunt meat blues ; Until I found the Lord ; I know my Jesus won't deny me.
Performer Performed by Lonnie Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Bill Monroe, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie McTell, Charlie Patton, the Light Crust Doughboys, Gene Autry, et al.
Subject Blues (Music)
Country music.
Gospel music.
Added Author Hurt, Mississippi John, 1892-1966.
Johnson, Lonnie, 1894-1970.
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958.
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996-
McTell, Blind Willie.
Patton, Charley, 1891-1934.
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998-
Light Crust Doughboys.
Music No. C4K 47911 (CK47912--CK 47915) Columbia/Legacy

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