Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 First Time I Met the Blues
Buddy Guy 5 2:18
2 Crossroads (live)
Cream 5 4:15
3 32-20 Blues
Robert Johnson 2:52
4 Smokestack Lightning
Howlin’ Wolf 3:07
5 (I’m Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
Muddy Waters 2:50
6 Spoonful
Etta James 2:48
7 61 Highway
Mississippi Fred McDowell 3:04
8 Back to New Orleans
Lightnin’ Hopkins 3:20
9 Walking the Blues
Willie Dixon 3:03
10 I’m a Man
Bo Diddley 2:59
11 Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Rod Stewart 2:07
12 Blues With a Feeling
Little Walter 3:07
13 All Your Love
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers 3:35
14 Chicken Shack
Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated 2:30
15 I’m a Mover
Free 2:57
16 Stop Messin’ Around
Fleetwood Mac 2:20
17 Sweet Dreams
Roy Buchanan 3:32
18 Messin’ Round No More
Marcus Bonfanti 3:08
19 Fortune Teller
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss 4:31
20 La Grange
ZZ Top 4 3:52
21 You Need Loving
Small Faces 3:58
22 Crazy Mama
Larry Carlton & Terry McMillan 4:32
23 Statesboro Blues (live)
The Allman Brothers Band 4:20
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 John the Revelator
Son House 2:32
2 Ventilator Blues
The Rolling Stones 4 3:22
3 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:39
4 Sitting on Top of the World
B.B. King 3:37
5 Double Trouble
Otis Rush 2:43
6 Love Struck Baby
Stevie Ray Vaughan 5 2:23
7 New Blood
The Robert Cray Band 5 4:21
8 Reconsider Baby
Lowell Fulson 3:10
9 Five Long Years
Eddie Boyd 2:40
10 I Know What I’ve Got
Dr. John 5:02
11 Don’t Want No Woman
Bobby Bland 2:40
12 Billie’s Blues
Billie Holiday 3:09
13 Nobody Knows When You’re Down & Out
Tim Hardin 4:05
14 Love Me Like a Man
Bonnie Raitt 3 3:13
15 Give Me Strength
Eric Clapton 5 2:53
16 Key to the Highway
Big Bill Broonzy 3:01
17 Midnight Special
Lead Belly 3:07
18 Fattening Frogs for Snakes
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:21
19 Matchbox
Jonny Lang 3:30
20 Dust My Broom
Elmore James 3:00
21 Walking by Myself
Jimmy Rogers 2:48
22 Going Up the Country
Canned Heat 4 2:52
23 Help Me
Chantel McGregor 6:54

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (track 20)
drumset [drums]:
Fred Below (1960-03-02) (track 1)
drums:
Frank Beard (track 20)
Jay Bellerose (track 19)
guitar:
Buddy Guy (1960-03-02) (track 1)
bass:
Jack Meyers (US blues bassist) (1960-03-02) (track 1)
double bass:
Dennis Crouch (track 19)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (track 20)
percussion:
Frank Beard (track 20)
piano:
Little Brother Montgomery (1960-03-02) (track 1)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Donald Hankins (Saxophonist) (1960-03-02) (track 1)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Jarett Gibson (1960-03-02) (track 1)
Bob Neely (1960-03-02) (track 1)
composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 2–3)
Eurreal Montgomery (track 1)
Naomi Neville (track 19)
Willie Dixon (track 5)
lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 2–3)
Naomi Neville (track 19)
Willie Dixon (track 5)
producer:
Don Law (track 3)
recording engineer:
Don Law (1936-11-26) (track 3)
vocals:
Billy Gibbons (track 20)
Dusty Hill (track 20)
Buddy Guy (1960-03-02) (track 1)
writer:
Frank Beard (track 20)
C.G. Adams (Blues rock singer/songwriter/producer/arranger/manager) (track 16)
Billy Gibbons (track 20)
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 16)
Dusty Hill (track 20)
publisher:
Songs of Mosaic (track 20)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 16)
recorded at:
Chess Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-03-02) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Fortune Teller (track 19)
is based on:
Boogie Chillen’ (track 20)
later translated versions:
Do steht a Haus (track 20)
later versions:
Corrina, Corrina (track 3)
live cover recording of:
Cross Road Blues (aka 'Crossroads') (1968-03-10) (track 2)
recording of:
32‒20 Blues (track 3)
La Grange (track 20)
First Time I Met the Blues (1960-03-02) (track 1)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Bonnie Raitt (track 14)
electric bass guitar [Bass]:
Carl Radle (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 15)
drumset:
Dennis Whitted (track 14)
drumset [drums]:
Rob Stupka (track 19)
washboard:
Washboard Sam (1941-05-02) (track 16)
drums:
Sid Catlett (track 12)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 15)
dobro:
Eric Clapton (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 15)
guitar:
Lead Belly (1940-06-15) (track 17)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1941-05-02) (track 16)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 15)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Jonny Lang (American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist) (track 19)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Ted Larsen (track 19)
harmonica:
Jazz Gillum (track 16)
bass:
John Simmons (track 12)
keyboard:
Dick Sims (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 15)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Bruce McCabe (track 19)
fretless bass [Fender fretless bass]:
Freebo (track 14)
piano:
Eddie Heywood (track 12)
horn [horns]:
Dedrick Davis (track 19)
Art Edmaiston (track 19)
Larry McCabe (track 19)
horn [horns] arranger:
David Z (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 19)
Jonny Lang (American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist) (track 19)
additional lyricist:
Bonnie Raitt (track 14)
arranger:
Eddie Heywood (track 12)
composer:
Ike Turner (track 19)
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 22)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (track 21)
Chris Smither (track 14)
Billie Holiday (– 1936-08-01) (track 12)
engineer:
David Z (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Eric Clapton (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 15)
lyricist:
Alan Wilson (Canned Heat member) (track 22)
Billie Holiday (track 12)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (track 21)
Chris Smither (track 14)
producer:
Michael Cuscuna (track 14)
Tom Dowd (track 15)
Milt Gabler (track 12)
Jimmy Miller (producer for Rolling Stones/Nirvana etc) (track 2)
David Z (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 19)
recording engineer:
remixer:
Nick Jameson (track 14)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (track 12)
Jonny Lang (American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist) (track 19)
Bonnie Raitt (track 14)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 6)
The Golden Gate Quartet (1940-06-15) (track 17)
Lead Belly (1940-06-15) (track 17)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (1941-05-02) (track 16)
writer:
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (track 16)
Lonnie Chatmon (track 4)
Eric Clapton (track 15)
Mick Jagger (track 2)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones guitarist) (track 2)
Charles Segar (track 16)
Mick Taylor (track 2)
Walter Vinson (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Promotone B.V. (not for release label use!) (2012) (track 2)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1944-04-08) (track 12)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1974-04) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Matchbox (track 19)
is based on:
Bull Doze Blues (track 22)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
I siech scho Sochn (track 21)
later versions:
recording of:
Billie’s Blues (track 12)
Give Me Strength (track 15)
Key to the Highway (track 16)
Love Me Like a Man (track 14)
Midnight Special (track 17)
Ventilator Blues (track 2)
Walking by Myself (track 21)
version of:
Love You Like a Man (track 14)