I’ve Got The Blues

As I’ve said a few times on the blog here, thanks to a trip I took down south in October, I’ve really been getting into the blues recently. At the behest of Mister Harkin, I made this little survey of some new records in my collection. The tracklisting is below, and you can download the mix here. I hope you enjoy.

Kid Bailey, “Rowdy Blues” [Monk Records]
02. Blind Willie Johnson, “Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground” [Mississippi Records]
03. Lightnin’ Hopkins, “75 Highway” [Tradition Records]
04. Robert Pete Williams, “Levee Camp Blues” [Doxy Music]
05. Mance Lipscomb, “Angel Child” [Arhoolie]
06. Eddie Lee Jones and Family, “Baby, Please Don’t Go” [Mississippi Records]
07. Mississippi John Hurt, “Avalon Blues” [Heritage Records]
08. Fred McDowell and Johnny Woods, “My Babe” [Rounder Records]
09. John Brim, “Rattlesnake” [Chess Records]
10. Eddie Boyd, “Third Degree” [Chess Records]

Photo of Mississippi John Hurt by Bernard Gotfryd