Various ‎– Central Mississippi Blues, The Jackson Area (1928-1935)

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Wolf Records (2) ‎– WSE 111 CD
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CD, Compilation
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1 Willie Harris West Side Blues
Piano [probably] – Charles AverySpeech [possibly] – Coletha Simpson, Freddie Thomas (3)Vocals, Guitar – Willie Harris
2 Willie Harris What Makes A Tom Cat Blue?
Piano – James Williams (21)Vocals, Guitar – Willie Harris
3 Willie Harris Lonesome Midnight Dream
Guitar [possible 2nd guitar] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Willie Harris
4 Willie Harris Never Drive A Stranger From Your Door
Guitar [possible 2nd guitar] – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Willie Harris
5 Mississippi Bracey You Scolded Me And Drove Me From Your Door
Guitar [2nd guitar] – Virginia BraceyVocals, Guitar – Mississippi Caldwell Bracey*
6 Mississippi Bracey Cherry Ball
Guitar [2nd guitar] – Virginia BraceyVocals, Guitar – Mississippi Caldwell Bracey*
7 Mississippi Bracey Stered Gal
Vocals, Guitar – Mississippi Caldwell Bracey*
8 Mississippi Bracey I'll Overcome Someday
Vocals, Guitar – Mississippi Caldwell Bracey*
9 "Big Road" Webster Taylor World In A Jug
Vocals, Guitar – Webster Taylor*
10 "Big Road" Webster Taylor Sunny Southern Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Webster Taylor*
11 Arthur Pettis Two Time Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Arthur Petties*
12 Arthur Pettis Out On Santa Fe Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Arthur Petties*
13 Arthur Pettis That Won't Do
Vocals, Guitar – Arthur Petties*
14 Arthur Pettis Good Boy Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Arthur Petties*
15 Arthur Pettis Quarrelin' Mama Blues
Harmonica [probably] – Jed DavenportPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arthur Petties*
16 Arthur Pettis Revenue Man Blues
Harmonica [probably] – Jed DavenportPiano – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Arthur Petties*
17 The Mississippi Moaner (Isaiah Nettles)* Mississippi Moan
Vocals, Guitar – Isaiah Nettles*
18 The Mississippi Moaner (Isaiah Nettles)* It's Cold In China Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Isaiah Nettles*
19 Louise Johnson All Night Long Blues
Speech [probably] – Son House, Willie Brown (2)Vocals, Piano – Louise Johnson
20 Louise Johnson Long Ways From Home
Speech [probably] – Son House, Willie Brown (2)Vocals, Piano – Louise Johnson
21 Louise Johnson On The Wall
Speech [probably] – Son House, Willie Brown (2)Vocals, Piano – Louise Johnson
22 Louise Johnson By The Moon And Stars
Speech [probably] – Son House, Willie Brown (2)Vocals, Piano – Louise Johnson
23 Louise Johnson All Night Long Blues
Speech [probably] – Son House, Willie Brown (2)Vocals, Piano – Louise Johnson

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Notes

Original recordings from the collections of Werner Benecke, Joe Bussard, Johnny Parth.

Recording location and date:
1. Chicago, Illinois, May 7, 1929
2. Chicago, Illinois, May 28, 1929
3 & 4. Chicago, Illinois, circa mid-March 1930
5 - 8. King Edward Hotel, Jackson, Mississippi, December 17, 1930
9 & 10. Chicago, Illinois, circa April 17, 1929
11 & 12. Memphis, Tennessee, February 14, 1928
13 & 14. Chicago, Illinois, circa July 25, 1930
15 & 16. Chicago, Illinois, October 7, 1930
17 & 18. Jackson, Mississippi, October 20, 1935
19 - 22. Grafton, Wisconsin, May 28, 1930
23. Grafton, Wisconsin, May 28, 1930 -- unissued

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