Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hound Dog
Big Mama Thornton 5 2:52
2 Rock Around the Clock
Hal Singer 2:57
3 Bull Doze Blues
Henry Thomas 3:26
4 House of the Rising Sun
Josh White 3:01
5 Route 66
Nat King Cole 3:02
6 Gallis Pole
Lead Belly 3:01
7 One Night
Smiley Lewis 2:28
8 Down on Penny's Farm
Bently Boys 2:50
9 Tutti Frutti
Slim Gaillard 2:47
10 Summertime
Sidney Bechet 4:08
11 T & N o Blues
Bessie Jackson 3:02
12 Baby, Please Don't Go
Big Joe Williams 3:20
13 My Baby Left Me
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 2:30
14 Diddie Wah Diddie
Blind Blake 2:59
15 Lovesick Blues
Emmett Miller 2:52
16 A Fool Such as I
Hank Snow 2:29
17 Old Rock Island Blues
Lonnie Coleman 3:17
18 Blue Moon of Kentucky
Bill Monroe 3:05
19 Highway No.61 Blues
Jack Kelly 2:51
20 I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow
Emry Arthur 3:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-12) (track 1)
fiddle:
Chubby Wise (1946-09-16) (track 18)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 18)
drums:
Leard Bell (R&B drummer) (1952-08-12) (track 1)
guitar:
Lester Flatt (1946-09-16) (track 18)
Pete Lewis (R&B guitarist) (1952-08-12) (track 1)
banjo:
Earl Scruggs (1946-09-16) (track 18)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Johnny Otis (1952-08-12) (track 1)
double bass:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1946-09-16) (track 18)
double bass [bass]:
Albert Winston (R&B bassist) (1952-08-12) (track 1)
piano:
Devonia Williams (Pianiste) (1952-08-12) (track 1)
arranger:
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 10)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
Henry Thomas (American country blues singer) (track 3)
Bobby Troup (track 5)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 18)
lyricist:
Henry Thomas (American country blues singer) (track 3)
Bobby Troup (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (track 10)
DuBose Heyward (track 10)
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
producer:
Johnny Otis (track 1)
Art Satherly (track 18)
vocals:
Big Mama Thornton (1952-08-12) (track 1)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 10)
recorded at:
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1946-09-16) (track 18)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 10)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 10)
The Bones of You (track 10)
later parody versions:
Found God (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 10)
later translated versions:
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (Spanish version) (track 5)
C'est l'été (track 10)
Ruta 66 (track 5)
Sommartid (track 10)
Summa is (track 10)
Valtatie 66 (track 5)
later versions:
Der Galgen (track 6)
recording of:
Bull Doze Blues (track 3)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 10)
The Gallis Pole (track 6)
Blue Moon of Kentucky (1946-09-16) (track 18)
Hound Dog (1952-08-13) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 1)
version of:
The Maid Freed From the Gallows (traditional song - not the Led Zep arrangement) (track 6)