Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Fool in Love
Marcia Ball, Angela Strehli & Lou Ann Barton 3 3:16
2 Jump for Joy
Koko Taylor 4:22
3 I Don't Want No Man
Big Time Sarah 4:06
4 Wild Women Don't Have the Blues
Ida Cox 3:18
5 If I Can't Sell It (I'll Keep Sittin' on It)
Ruth Brown 5:23
6 Trouble in Mind
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2:34
7 I Got Myself a Workin' Man
Alberta Hunter 3:17
8 No! I Ain't Gonna Let You Go
Candye Kane 2 2:59
9 Why Young Men Go Wild
Lavelle White 3:33
10 Do Your Duty
Bessie Smith 3:26
11 Good Rockin' Daddy
Etta James 2:25
12 Why Don't You do Right?
Lil Green 3:00
13 I Want My Money Back
Saffire, The Uppity Blues Women 3:34
14 Dirty Tee Bee Blues
Victoria Spivey 3:08
15 Popa-Mama Blues
Edith Wilson 3:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Better Left Unsaid
Michelle Willson 3:22
2 Two-Fisted Mama
Katie Webster 3:24
3 Gabbin' Blues
Big Maybelle 2:41
4 Satisfy Me
Becky Barksdale 4:48
5 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey 3:11
6 Black Snake Blues
Sippie Wallace 2:49
7 Evil Gal Blues
Dinah Washington 2:55
8 Hound Dog
Big Mama Thornton 5 2:51
9 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Nina Simone 5 2:33
10 The Spirit Returns
Rory Block 3:20
11 Crazy Blues
Mamie Smith 3:20
12 One Monkey (Don't Stop No Show)
Francine Reed 3:43
13 That's My Desire
Hadda Brooks 2:45
14 Don't You Feel My Leg
Blue Lu Barker 3:02
15 Me and My Chauffeur Blues
Memphis Minnie 2:50

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (track 12)
composer:
Kansas Joe McCoy (track 12)
lead vocals:
Etta James (track 11)
lyricist:
Kansas Joe McCoy (track 12)
writer:
Richard Berry (US singer/songwriter, composed Louie Louie) (track 11)
Joe Josea (track 11)
publisher:
Edwin Morris Music (track 12)
later versions:
Why Don't You (track 12)
recording of:
version of:

CD 2

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1941-05-21) (track 15)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-12) (track 8)
clarinet:
Artie Starks (track 5)
cornet:
Shirley Clay (track 5)
drums:
Leard Bell (R&B drummer) (1952-08-12) (track 8)
drums and piano:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 5)
guitar:
Little Son Joe (1941-05-21) (track 15)
Memphis Minnie (1941-05-21) (track 15)
Pete Lewis (R&B guitarist) (1952-08-12) (track 8)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Johnny Otis (1952-08-12) (track 8)
double bass [bass]:
Albert Winston (R&B bassist) (1952-08-12) (track 8)
piano:
Devonia Williams (Pianiste) (1952-08-12) (track 8)
trombone:
Albert Wynn (track 5)
arranger:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Fred Loulis (track 10)
composer:
Leonard Feather (track 7)
Mike Stoller (track 8)
editor:
Ron Bach (track 10)
lyricist:
Lionel Hampton (track 7)
Jerry Leiber (track 8)
producer:
Rory Block (track 10)
Johnny Otis (track 8)
Ron Bach (track 10)
recording engineer:
Ron Bach (track 10)
vocals:
Ma Rainey (track 5)
Memphis Minnie (1941-05-21) (track 15)
Big Mama Thornton (1952-08-12) (track 8)
writer:
Dally Small (track 9)
Clarence Williams (track 9)
mixed at:
later parody versions:
Found God (track 8)
recording of:
Evil Gal Blues (track 7)
I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Nina Simone's version) (track 9)
Hound Dog (1952-08-13) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 8)
version of:
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Bessie Smith's version) (track 9)

Release

ASIN: US: B000003QY8 [info]