Various ‎– Classic Harmonica Blues (From Smithsonian Folkways)

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Smithsonian Folkways ‎– SFW CD 40204
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1 Doctor Ross, The Harmonica Boss* Theme Song
Composed By – Isaiah RossHarmonica – Isaiah RossVocals – Isaiah Ross
2:57
2 Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee* Heart In Sorrow
Composed By – Walter McGhee*Drums – Gene Moore*Guitar – Brownie McGheeHarmonica – Sonny TerryVocals – Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
3:02
3 Will Shade, Charlie Burse And Gus Cannon Take Your Fingers Off It
Composed By – Charles Burse*, Charles Pierce*, Jab Jones, Will ShadeGuitar [Tenor Guitar] – Charlie BurseHarmonica – Will ShadeJug – Gus CannonRecorded By – Sam Charters*Vocals – Charlie Burse, Will Shade
2:54
4 Eddie Burns Nine Below Zero
Composed By – Aleck Rice Miller*Harmonica – Eddie BurnsVocals – Eddie Burns
3:35
5 Charlie Sayles Bye Bye Bird
Composed By – Aleck Rice Miller*, Willie DixonHarmonica – Charlie SaylesVocals – Charlie Sayles
3:12
6 Jazz Gillum Gillum Blues
Composed By – Jazz GillumGuitar – Arbee StidhamHarmonica – Jazz GillumPiano – Memphis Slim
2:17
7 Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee* Crow Jane Blues
Arranged By – Carl MartinGuitar – Brownie McGheeHarmonica – Sonny TerryVocals – Sonny Terry
2:02
8 John Cephas And Phil Wiggins Dog Days Of August
Composed By – John Cephas, Phil WigginsGuitar – John CephasHarmonica – Phil WigginsVocals – John Cephas
4:12
9 John Sebastian And The J-Band Minglewood Blues
Composed By – Noah LewisGuitar – John Sebastian, Paul RishellHarmonica – Annie RainesJug – Fritz RichmondMandolin – Geoff MuldaurPercussion – James WormworthVocals – Geoff Muldaur
3:43
10 Doctor Ross, The Harmonica Boss* Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Composed By – John Lee WilliamsonHarmonica – Isaiah RossVocals – Isaiah Ross
3:39
11 Phil Wiggins And The Robert Johnson Tribute Band Sweet Home Chicago
Bass – Lonnie PitchfordComposed By – Robert JohnsonGuitar – Johnny Shines, Kent DuChaine, Robert Lockwood Jr.Harmonica – Phil WigginsPiano – Henry TownsendVocals – Johnny Shines, Robert Lockwood Jr.
4:18
12 Eddie Burns One Way Out
Composed By – Elmore James, Marshall Seahorn*, Aleck Rice Miller*Harmonica – Eddie BurnsVocals – Eddie Burns
2:28
13 Sonny Terry And Brownie Mc Ghee* Boogie Baby
Composed By – Walter McGhee*Guitar – Brownie McGheeHarmonica – Sonny TerryVocals – Brownie McGhee
2:33
14 Neal Pattman Low Down Blues
Composed By – Neal PattmanHarmonica – Neal PattmanRecorded By – Art RosenbaumVocals – Neal Pattman
4:11
15 The Chambers Brothers Hooka Tooka
Bass – George Chambers*Composed By – Joseph Chambers, Willie ChambersDrums – Brian KeenanGuitar – Joseph Chambers, Willie ChambersHarmonica – Lester ChambersVocals – Lester Chambers
2:28
16 Charlie Sayles Train Piece
Composed By – Charlie SaylesHarmonica – Charlie SaylesVocals – Charlie Sayles
5:10
17 Doctor Ross, The Harmonica Boss* Chicago Breakdown
Composed By – Isaiah RossHarmonica – Isaiah RossVocals – Isaiah Ross
3:44
18 Warner Williams, Jay Summerour I Feel So Good
Composed By – Big Bill BroonzyGuitar – Warner WilliamsHarmonica – Jay SummerourVocals – Warner Williams
2:04
19 Roscoe Holcomb Barbara Allen Blues
Harmonica – Roscoe Holcomb
1:30
20 Sonny Terry Custard Pie Blues
Harmonica – Sonny TerryVocals – Sonny TerryVocals [Probably] – J.C. Burris
2:47

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"These recordings take us to the heart of the classic American blues tradition. 66 minutes, 36-page booklet."

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