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The Acrobat catalogue contains a wealth of blues collections by artists from across the spectrum of the genre, and this fantastic-value 100-track 4-CD set comprises recordings selected from just about every artist represented in the catalogue, and offering a rich cross-section of the finest blues of the 20th century. Inevitably it draws on every strand of the blues and just about every regional variation, from country blues from the Delta, to electric blues from Chicago, post-war California blues, New Orleans blues, Piedmont blues, New York Blues and more. The genre's most influential luminaries and it's biggest stars are all here - B.B. King, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Bill Bill Broonzy, Charley Patton, Howlin' Wolf, Bessie Smith, Lightnin' Hopkins, Ma Rainey, and dozens more. Presented more or less in chronological order, it offers an extraordinary feast of music which provides not only a window on the development of the music of the African-American population of the USA, who provide the vast majority of the recordings here, but an anecdotal social commentary on their lives and observations which are the subject of many of the songs. It's a collection which anyone with the remotest interest in the blues will undoubtedly enjoy.
The Acrobat catalogue contains a wealth of blues collections by artists from across the spectrum of the genre, and this fantastic-value 100-track 4-CD set comprises recordings selected from just about every artist represented in the catalogue, and offering a rich cross-section of the finest blues of the 20th century. Inevitably it draws on every strand of the blues and just about every regional variation, from country blues from the Delta, to electric blues from Chicago, post-war California blues, New Orleans blues, Piedmont blues, New York Blues and more. The genre's most influential luminaries and it's biggest stars are all here - B.B. King, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Bill Bill Broonzy, Charley Patton, Howlin' Wolf, Bessie Smith, Lightnin' Hopkins, Ma Rainey, and dozens more. Presented more or less in chronological order, it offers an extraordinary feast of music which provides not only a window on the development of the music of the African-American population of the USA, who provide the vast majority of the recordings here, but an anecdotal social commentary on their lives and observations which are the subject of many of the songs. It's a collection which anyone with the remotest interest in the blues will undoubtedly enjoy.
824046717520
An Anthology Of 20th Century Blues / Various - An Anthology Of 20th Century Blues / Various

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Format: CD
Label: ACROBAT
Rel. Date: 08/11/2023
UPC: 824046717520

An Anthology Of 20th Century Blues / Various
Artist: An Anthology Of 20th Century Blues / Various
Format: CD
New: In Stock $31.99
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1. Alberta Hunter - Stingaree Blues
2. Ma Rainey with Her Georgia Jazz Band - See See Rider Blues
3. Papa Charlie Jackson - Shake That Thing
4. Willie Jackson - Old New Orleans Blues
5. Blind Lemon Jefferson - Gone Dead On You Blues
6. The Memphis Jug Band - Kansas City Blues
7. Victoria Spivey - Dope Head Blues
8. "Texas" Alexander - Levee Camp Moan Blues
9. Furry Lewis - Kassie Jones - Part 1
10. Charley Patton - A Spoonful Blues
11. Lonnie Johnson ; Blind Willie Dunn - Guitar Blues
12. Charlie McCoy - Last Time Blues
13. Blind Blake - Diddie Wa Diddie
14. Alfred Lewis - Mississippi Swamp Moan
15. Charley Jordan - Keep It Clean
16. Scrapper Blackwell - Hard Time Blues
17. Memphis Minnie - Crazy Crying Blues
18. Pinetop ; Lindberg - East Chicago Blues
19. Bumble Bee Slim - M ; O Blues Pt. 1
20. Tampa Red - Black Angel
21. Kokomo Arnold - Milk Cow Blues
22. Buddy Moss - Dough Rolling Papa
23. Walter Davis - Sweet Sixteen
24. Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues
25. Big Joe Williams - Baby Please Don't Go
26. Roosevelt Sykes - The Honey Dripper
27. Robert Johnson - Sweet Home Chicago
28. Robert McCoy - Prowling Night Hawk
29. Washboard Sam - My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
30. Trixie Smith - My Daddy Rocks Me
31. Tommy McLennan - Bottle It Up And Go
32. Bukka White - Fixin' To Die
33. Sonny Terry - Blowin' The Blues
34. Lil Green - Romance In The Dark
35. Jazz Gillum - It's All Over Now
36. Big Bill Broonzy - I Feel So Good
37. Sleepy John Estes - Working Man Blues
38. Big Maceo - Worried Life Blues
39. Champion Jack Dupree - Junker Blues
40. Cecil Gant - I Wonder
41. Miss Rhapsody (Viola Wells) - Downhearted Blues
42. Josh White - Motherless Children
43. Leadbelly - Ella Speed
44. Big Joe Turner - Sk Blues Pt. 1
45. Wynonie Harris - Wynonie's Blues
46. Louis Jordan ; His Tympani Five - Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door
47. Jay McShann - Garfield Avenue Blues
48. Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup - That's All Right
49. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Old Maid Boogie
50. Helen Humes - Be-Baba-Leba
51. T-Bone Walker - Call It Stormy Monday But Tuesday Is Just As Bad
52. Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston - Midnight Special
53. Annie Laurie With Paul Gayten ; His Trio - Since I Fell For You
54. Jimmy McCracklin - Jimmy's Blues
55. Pee Wee Crayton - Blues After Hours
56. Hadda Brooks Trio - Out Of The Blue
57. Blind Willie McTell - Don't Forget It
58. Sunnyland Slim - Every Time I Get To Drinkin'
59. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - My Time Is Expensive
60. Goree Carter ; His Hep Cats - Rock Awhile
61. Edgar Blanchard ; The Gondoliers - Creole Gal Blues
62. Smokey Hogg - Little School Girl
63. Ivory Joe Hunter - I Almost Lost My Mind
64. Lowell Fulson - Blue Shadows
65. Elmore James - Dust My Broom
66. Mac Willis - Howling Woman
67. Griffin Brothers - Weepin' And Cryin'
68. Sonny Boy Williamson - Eyesight To The Blind
69. Floyd Dixon With Johnny Moore's Three Blazers - Telephone Blues
70. Peppermint Harris With Maxwell Davis And His All-Stars - I Got Loaded
71. Little Bobby Harris - Love Love Love
72. Eddie Boyd Sings And Plays - Five Long Years
73. Guitar Slim - The Things That I Used To Do
74. Little Junior's Blue Flames - Feelin' Good
75. B.B. King - Every Day I Have The Blues
76. Muddy Waters - I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
77. Jesse Fuller - San Francisco Bay Blues
78. Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knockin'
79. Big Maybelle - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
80. Earl King - Those Lonely, Lonely Nights
81. Nappy Brown - Don't Be Angry
82. Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightning
83. Bo Diddley - Pretty Thing
84. Jimmy Reed - Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
85. Bobby Bland - Farther Up The Road
86. Huey Smith and The Clowns - Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu - Part 1
87. Snooks Eaglin - This Mean Old World
88. Lightnin' Slim - Rooster Blues
89. Ramblin' Jack Elliot - Talking Blues
90. Little Walter - My Babe
91. John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom
92. James Cotton - So Glad I'm Living
93. John Hammond - You Got Me Walkin' And Talkin'
94. Son House - Judgement Day
95. Canned Heat - Rollin' And Tumblin'
96. Memphis Slim - Born With The Blues
97. Lightnin' Hopkins - Easy On Your Heels
98. Mike Bloomfield - Prescription For The Blues
99. Jimmy Witherspoon ; Richard Holmes - California Blues
100. Magic Sam Aka Ron Thompson - Just Pickin'

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The Acrobat catalogue contains a wealth of blues collections by artists from across the spectrum of the genre, and this fantastic-value 100-track 4-CD set comprises recordings selected from just about every artist represented in the catalogue, and offering a rich cross-section of the finest blues of the 20th century. Inevitably it draws on every strand of the blues and just about every regional variation, from country blues from the Delta, to electric blues from Chicago, post-war California blues, New Orleans blues, Piedmont blues, New York Blues and more. The genre's most influential luminaries and it's biggest stars are all here - B.B. King, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Bill Bill Broonzy, Charley Patton, Howlin' Wolf, Bessie Smith, Lightnin' Hopkins, Ma Rainey, and dozens more. Presented more or less in chronological order, it offers an extraordinary feast of music which provides not only a window on the development of the music of the African-American population of the USA, who provide the vast majority of the recordings here, but an anecdotal social commentary on their lives and observations which are the subject of many of the songs. It's a collection which anyone with the remotest interest in the blues will undoubtedly enjoy.
        
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