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Title Mississippi, the blues lineage [sound recording] : musical geniuses of the fields, levees, and jukes.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJB COLL MIS R25CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Alan Lomax collection
Deep river of song
Note Principally previously released material.
Compact disc.
Program notes by David Evans, bibliography, biographical notes on performers, and lyrics ([36] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Ragged and dirty / (William Brown) (5:13) -- Mississippi blues / (William Brown) (6:30) -- County farm blues / (Eddie "Son" House) (2:22) -- High-rolling sergeant / (Sam Carter, Jim Mickles, Eddie Miles, Jack Rogers) (1:52) -- Early in the morning / (Hollis "Fat Head" Washington) (2:24) -- The jinx blues, no. 2 / (Eddie "Son" House) (4:15) -- I be bound to write you / (McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters")) (2:46) -- You gonna miss me when I'm gone / (McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters")) (3:39) -- Wind howlin' blues / (David "Honeyboy" Edwards) (3:15) -- High lonesome hill / (Lucious Curtis, Willie Ford) (5:02) -- Payday / (Willie Ford, Lucious Curtis) (2:35) -- Train blues / (Lucious Curtis) (1:44) -- Santa Field blues / (Willie Ford) (3:45) -- Low down dirty dog blues / (Eddie "Son" House) (5:03) -- Red River blues / (Frank Evans) (3:17) -- Walking blues / (Eddie "Son" House, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Willie Brown, Leroy Williams) (6:42).
Performer William Brown, Eddie "Son" House, Sam Carter, Jim Mickles, Eddie Miles, Jack Rogers, Hollis "Fat Head" Washington, McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy Waters"), David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Lucious Curtis, Willie Ford, Frank Evans, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Leroy Williams.
Event Original field recordings produced and recorded between 1936 and 1942 at various sites in Arkansas and Mississippi by John A. and Ruby Lomax, Alan Lomax, Lewis Jones and John W. Work.
Subject Blues (Music) -- Arkansas.
Blues (Music) -- Mississippi.
Added Author Brown, William, (Blues musician. Performer.
House, Son. Performer.
Carter, Sam. Performer. (Vocalist)
Mickles, Jim. Performer.
Miles, Eddie. Performer.
Rogers, Jack, (Vocalist. Performer.
Washington, Hollis. Performer.
Muddy Waters, 1915-1983. Performer.
Edwards, Honeyboy. Performer.
Curtis, Lucious. Performer.
Ford, Willie. Performer.
Evans, Frank, (Guitarist. Performer.
Martin, Fiddlin' Joe, 1900-1975. Performer.
Williams, Leroy. Performer.
Brown, Willie, 1900-1952.
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Lomax, John A, (John Avery), 1867-1948.
Jones, Lewis.
Work, John W. (John Wesley), 1901-1967.
Standard No. 011661182523
Music No. 11661-1825-2 Rounder Records

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