Various ‎– Blues Roots

RCA Victor ‎– 740 069
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation


A1 Fred McDowell Frisco Lines
A2 Joe Callicott Fare You Well Baby Blues
A3 R.L. Burnside Long Haired Doney
A4 Big Joe Williams Mean Stepfather
A5 Bukka White and Washboard Willie (2) Bald Eagle Train
A6 R.C. Smith* and S. Moore Don't Drive Me Away
B1 Mance Lipscomb Long Tall Girl Got Stuck On Me
B2 Lil' Son Jackson Red River Blues
B3 Black Ace I Am The Black Ace
B4 Alex Moore Whistling Alex Moore Blues
B5 Lowell Fulson and Martin Fulson Texas Blues
B6 Robert Shaw (5) The Ma Grinder
B7 Lightnin' Hopkins Take A Walk
C1 John Jackson (4) Bear Cat Blues
C2 Guitar Slim and Jelly Belly (4) Snowing And Raining Blues
C3 Jesse Fuller Got A Date At Half Past Eight
C4 Lightnin' Hopkins and Barbara Dane You Got Another Man
C5 Juke Boy Bonner and Alvin J. Simon Struggle Here In Houston
C6 George Coleman (2) Listen At That Bull
C7 Joe Turner*, Pete Johnson, James Ross, Frank Sleet, Pete Peterson (5), Milburn Newman, Addison Farmer, Robert Brady and Art Farmer Trouble Blues
D1 John Littlejohn, Monroe Jones*, Booker Sidgraves, Alvin Nichols, Robert Pulliam and Willie Young Dream
D2 Walton*, Sidney Maiden and Otis Cherry Sugar Daddy
D3 Big Mama Thornton, Otis Spann, James Cotton, Muddy Waters, Samuel Lawhorn*, Luther Johnson and Francis Clay I'm Feeling Alright
D4 Johnny Young (3), "Big" Walter "Shakey" Horton*, Lafayette Leake, Jimmy Dawkins, Lester Dorsie and Ernest Gatewood Sometimes I Cry
D5 Clifton Chenier, Cleveland Chenier and Robert St. Julien Black Snake Blues
D6 Earl Hooker, Andrew Odom, Williams* and Geno Skaggs Two Bugs And A Roach



1st issue on the brown and red Poppy label with flower illustration. Gatefold sleeve.
Track D4 produced by Chris Strachwitz and Willie Dixon.
Additional note:
The selections from this album have been comprised from the catalog of Arhoolie Records, which has one of the finest traditional folk blues catalogs in the United States.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PYS 60003-2 Various Blues Roots(2xLP, Comp, Promo) Poppy PYS 60003-2 US 1969 Sell This Version
2696181 Various Blues Roots(2xLP, Comp, RE) Tomato 2696181 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
PYS 60,003 Various Blues Roots(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Poppy PYS 60,003 US 1969 Sell This Version
TOM-2-7006 Various Blues Roots(2xLP, Comp, RE) Tomato TOM-2-7006 US 1978 Sell This Version
5353-7006 Various Blues Roots(Cass, Comp, Club) Tomato 5353-7006 US 1978 Sell This Version