Son House ‎– Father Of The Delta Blues: The Complete 1965 Sessions

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Columbia ‎– C2K 48867, Legacy ‎– C2K 48867
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1-1 Death Letter 4:21
1-2 Pearline 4:32
1-3 Louise McGhee 6:12
1-4 John The Revelator
Arranged By – S. House*Written-By – Traditional
2:30
1-5 Empire State Express
Guitar – Al Wilson (2)
3:39
1-6 Preachin' Blues 5:43
1-7 Grinnin' In Your Face 2:06
1-8 Sundown 6:12
1-9 Levee Camp Moan
Harmonica – Al Wilson (2)
9:28
2-1 Death Letter 5:51
2-2 Levee Camp Moan
Harmonica – Al Wilson (2)
4:50
2-3 Grinnin' In Your Face 3:12
2-4 John The Revelator
Arranged By – S. House*Written-By – Traditional
2:15
2-5 Preachin' Blues 5:27
2-6 President Kennedy 3:42
2-7 A Down The Staff 3:40
2-8 Motherless Children
Arranged By – S. House*Written-By – Traditional
4:28
2-9 Yonder Comes My Mother
Arranged By – S. House*Guitar – Al Wilson (2)Written-By – Traditional
3:38
2-10 Shake It And Break It 2:42
2-11 Pony Blues 5:22
2-12 Downhearted Blues 7:08

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Recorded in New York City, April 12-14, 1965.

CD1 consists of the original 1965 album. Tracks 2-1 to 2-5 are previously unreleased alternate takes. Tracks 2-6 to 2-12 are previously unissued.

Digital restoration and engineering at Sony Studios, Los Angeles, and Sony Studios New York.

© 1992 Sony Music Entertainment Inc./℗ 1992 Sony Music Entertainment Inc./Manufactured by Columbia Records.

The listed duration for track 1-1 (7:19) does not match the duration as it actually runs.

Post-1994 repress of the 1992 original, as indicated by the SID codes. Released in a double thick jewel case ("Fatboy") with 16 pp. booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 7464-48867-2
  • Barcode: 07464488672
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 - CD1): DIDP-077314 8 A01
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 - CD1): IFPÏ L327
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1 - CD2): IFPI 50H2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 - CD2): DIDP-077315 7 B01
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1 - CD2): IFPI L327
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1 - CD1): IFPI 5081
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - CD1): DIDP-077314 K4 1A 06
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2 - CD1): IFPI L424
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2 - CD1): IFPI 7272
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - CD2): DIDP-077315 7
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2 - CD2): IFPI L327
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2 - CD2): IFPI 7260
  • Other (CD1 catalog no.): CK 52704
  • Other (CD2 catalog no.): CK 52705
  • Other (CD1, disc face): DIDP 077314
  • Other (CD2, disc face): DIDP 077315
  • Other (SPARS Code): AAD

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