Mississippi John Hurt ‎– The Best Of Mississippi John Hurt

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Vanguard ‎– VSD 19/20
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Credits

  • ProducerBob Scherl
  • Written-ByJohn Hurt* (tracks: B2, B3, C1 to C5, D1 to D4), Trad.* (tracks: A1 to A5, B4, B5, D6)

Notes

Gatefold jacket.

Recorded April 15, 1965 at Oberlin College.

Other Versions (5 of 22) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VMTC 6304 Mississippi John Hurt The Best Of Mississippi John Hurt(Cass, Album, RE) Vanguard VMTC 6304 UK 1987 Sell This Version
VSD 19/20 Mississippi John Hurt The Best Of Mississippi John Hurt(2xLP, Album, Promo) Vanguard VSD 19/20 US 1971 Sell This Version
VSD-19/20 Mississippi John Hurt The Best Of Mississippi John Hurt(2xLP, Album) Vanguard VSD-19/20 UK 1974 Sell This Version
VMLP 5304 Mississippi John Hurt The Best Of Mississippi John Hurt(LP, Album, RE) Vanguard VMLP 5304 US 1987 Sell This Version
VCD 79702-2 Mississippi John Hurt Live(CD, Comp) Vanguard VCD 79702-2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version

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buriedinsounds

buriedinsounds

August 14, 2014

A "Best Of" release that really isn't that. It's a live recording from Oberlin College in 1964 when Hurt was "rediscovered". It doesn't match any of his early recordings in terms of raw power or emotion but still an excellent recording of a true blues original