Various ‎– Chicago Blues 1940 - 1947

Label:
Frémeaux & Associés ‎– FA 150
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1-01 Lonnie Johnson (2) Chicago Blues
Drums – Andrew Harris (2)Piano – Lil Armstrong*Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Lonnie Johnson (2)
2:48
1-02 Robert Nighthawk Friar's Point Blues
Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Robert Nighthawk
2:46
1-03 Charlie Segar* Key To The Highway
Drums, Written-By – Fred WilliamsVocals, Piano, Written-By – Charlie Segar*
2:52
1-04 Tony Hollins Crawling Kingsnake
Bass – Alfred ElkinsVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Tony HollinsWashboard – Washboard Sam
2:58
1-05 Joe McCoy Let's Try It Again
Bass – Alfred ElkinsHarmonica – Robert NighthawkMandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Joe McCoyWashboard – Ann Sortier
3:00
1-06 Robert Jr Lockwood* Little Boy Blue
Bass – Alfred ElkinsVocals, Guitar – Robert Jr Lockwood*Written-By – Trad.*
3:05
1-07 Curtis Jones Tin Pan Alley
Bass – Ransom KnowlingVocals, Piano, Written-By – Curtis Jones
2:54
1-08 Yank Rachell Peach Tree Blues
Bass – Alfred ElkinsHarmonica – John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson*Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Yank RachellWashboard – Washboard Sam
2:47
1-09 Harmon Ray Bessie Lee Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingGuitar, Written-By – Joe McCoyMandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Vocals, Written-By – Harmon RayWashboard – Washboard Sam
3:02
1-10 Robert Petway Hollow Log Blues
Bass – Alfred ElkinsVocals, Guitar – Robert PetwayWritten-By – Trad.*
3:07
1-11 Doctor Clayton Pearl Harbor Blues
Bass – Alfred Elkins, Ransom KnowlingPiano – Blind John DavisVocals – Doctor Clayton
3:05
1-12 Big Maceo Things Have Changed
Drums – Melvin DraperGuitar – Tampa RedVocals, Piano – Big Maceo
2:58
1-13 St. Louis Jimmy Oden Dog House Blues
Bass – Willie DixonPiano – Roosevelt SykesSaxophone [Alto] – J.T. BrownVocals, Written-By – Jimmy Oden*
3:02
1-14 Johnny Shines Delta Pine Blues
Guitar – Big Bill BroonzyVocals, Written-By – Johnny Shines
3:02
1-15 Muddy Waters Mean Red Spider
Bass – Big Crawford*Piano – Lee BrownSaxophone [Alto] – Alex AtkinsVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Muddy Waters
2:51
1-16 Muddy Waters Hard Day Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyPiano – James Clark (2)Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Muddy Waters
2:37
1-17 Homer Harris (2) Atomic Bomb Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyGuitar – Muddy WatersPiano – James Clark (2)Vocals, Written-By – Homer Harris (2)
2:37
1-18 Johnny Young (3) My Baby Walked Out On Me In 1944
Guitar – Johnny Williams (5)Harmonica – Snooky PryorVocals, Mandolin, Written-By – Johnny Young (3)
2:56
2-01 Big Bill Broonzy Saturday Evening Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Tyrell DixonPiano – Memphis SlimVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Big Bill Broonzy
3:10
2-02 Walter Davis Just One More Time
Drums – Charles Saunders*Guitar – Leonard Caston (2)Vocals, Piano, Written-By – Walter Davis
3:04
2-03 Memphis Slim Lend Me Your Love
Bass – Willie DixonSaxophone [Alto] – Alex AtkinsSaxophone [Tenor] – Ernest CottonVocals, Piano – Memphis Slim
2:56
2-04 Floyd Jones (2) Stockyard Blues
Guitar – Moody JonesHarmonica – Snooky PryorVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Floyd Jones (2)
2:48
2-05 Floyd Jones (2) Keep What You Got
Guitar – Moody JonesHarmonica, Written-By – Snooky PryorVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Floyd Jones (2)
2:16
2-06 Big Joe Williams Baby Please Don't Go
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyHarmonica – John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson*Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Big Joe Williams
2:47
2-07 Willie Dixon & Big Three Trio* No More Sweet Potatoes
Drums – Alphonse WalkerGuitar – Ollie CrawfordPiano – Leonard Caston (2)Vocals, Bass, Written-By – Willie Dixon
2:49
2-08 Eddie Boyd Blue Monday Blues
Bass – E.L. LigettDrums – Booker T. Washington (3)Saxophone [Alto] – Oett "Sax" MallardSaxophone [Tenor] – Bill CasimirVocals, Piano, Written-By – Eddie Boyd
2:54
2-09 Little Walter It's The Blues Baby
Drums – Leroy FosterGuitar – Floyd Jones (2), Muddy WatersPiano – Sunnyland SlimVocals, Piano, Written-By – Little Walter
2:14
2-10 Tampa Red Grieving Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyPiano – Blind John DavisSaxophone [Tenor] – John Gardner (3)Trumpet – Walter Williams (3)Vocals, Guitar – Tampa Red
2:53
2-11 Snooky Pryor Boogie
Guitar, Written-By – Moody JonesVocals, Harmonica, Written-By – Snooky Pryor
2:19
2-12 Othum Brown Ora Nelle Blues
Guitar, Written-By – Jimmy RogersHarmonica – Little WalterVocals, Guitar, Written-By – Othum Brown
2:39
2-13 Little Walter I Just Keep Lovin' Her
Guitar – Jimmy Rogers, Othum BrownHarmonica, Vocals – Little Walter
2:28
2-14 Roosevelt Sykes Walkin' And Drinkin'
Bass – Big Crawford*Drums – W.B. NelsonGuitar – Sam CasimirSaxophone [Alto] – Oett "Sax" MallardSaxophone [Tenor] – Bill CasimirTrumpet – Johnny MortonVocals, Piano, Written-By – Roosevelt Sykes
3:11
2-15 Washboard Sam Ramblin' With That Woman
Bass – Big Crawford*Guitar, Written-By – Big Bill BroonzySaxophone [Alto] – Oett "Sax" MallardWashboard, Vocals – Washboard Sam
3:17
2-16 John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson* Bring Another Half A Pint
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Blind John DavisVocals, Harmonica, Written-By – John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson*
3:04
2-17 Sunnyland Slim Farewell Little Girl
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyGuitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Blind John DavisVocals – Sunnyland Slim
3:14
2-18 Memphis Minnie Daybreak Blues
Bass – Ransom KnowlingDrums – Judge RileyGuitar – Ernest LawlersVocals, Guitar – Memphis Minnie
3:08

Notes

All titles recorded in Chicago.

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