Elmore James ‎– The Sky Is Crying: The History Of Elmore James

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Rhino Entertainment Company ‎– R2 71190
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1 Dust My Broom
Bass – Leonard WareDrums – Frock O'DellHarmonica – Sonny Boy Williamson (2)Written-By – James*
2 The Sun Is Shining
Drums – Henry "Sneaky Joe" HarrisGuitar – Homesick JamesWritten-By – James*
3 Hawaiian Boogie
Drums – Odie PayneWritten-By – James*
4 Sho' Nuff I Do
Drums – Odie PayneGuitar – Ike TurnerWritten-By – James*
5 Please Find My Baby
Piano – Ike TurnerWritten-By – James*
6 T.V. Mama
Baritone Saxophone – Mack Easton*Bass – Jimmy RichardsonDrums – Red SaundersFeaturing – Joe Turner & His Blues KingsTenor Saxophone – Grady JacksonTrumpet – Sonny CohnVocals – Big Joe TurnerWritten-By – Turner*
7 My Best Friend
Drums – Odie PayneWritten-By – James*
8 Madison Blues
Drums – Henry "Sneaky Joe" HarrisGuitar – Homesick JamesWritten-By – James*
9 Cry For Me Baby
Bass – Willie DixonBass Guitar – Eddie Taylor (2)Drums – Fred BelowWritten-By – London*
10 The Sky Is Crying
Bass – Homesick JamesDrums – Odie PayneWritten-By – James*
11 Sunny Land
Bass – Chuck HamiltonDrums – Jesse Sailes*Piano – Willard McDanielWritten-By – James*, Josea*
12 I Can't Hold Out
Drums – Henry "Sneaky Joe" HarrisGuitar – Homesick JamesWritten-By – James*
13 Look On Yonder Wall
Drums – King MoseHarmonica – Sam MyersPiano – Johnny "Big Moose" Walker*Written-By – James*
14 I Need You
Bass – Homesick JamesWritten-By – James*, Sehorn*
15 Done Somebody Wrong
Bass – Homesick JamesWritten-By – James*
16 Shake Your Moneymaker
Drums – Sam MyersPiano – Johnny "Big Moose" Walker*Written-By – James*
17 The 12 Year Old Boy
Bass – Homesick JamesDrums – Odie PayneWritten-By – London*
18 It Hurts Me Too
Bass – Homesick JamesDrums – Odie PayneWritten-By – London*
19 Rollin And Tumblin
Bass – Homesick JamesWritten-By – Robinson*
20 Something Inside Me
Bass – Homesick JamesWritten-By – James*, Sehorn*
21 Standing At The Crossroads
Baritone Saxophone – Paul Williams (9)Drums – Johnny Williams (2)Guitar – Riff RuffinPiano – Johnny AceyTrumpet – Danny MooreWritten-By – James*, Josea*

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Track 1 is the original recording, recorded in 1951, and released on the Trumpet label that same year.

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  • Barcode: 0 8122-71190-2 7
  • Matrix / Runout: [WEA mfg Olyphant logo] W2303 3 R2 7190-2 02
  • Other (Mother stamper): CI M3S3
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L901
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U9E

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