Various ‎– Cross The Tracks - Essential Pioneer Blues

Metro Select ‎– METRSL018
2 × CD, Compilation


CD1 - Rural & Old School
1-1 Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues
1-2 Mississippi John Hurt Stack O'Lee
1-3 Lonnie Johnson (2) Racketeers Blues
1-4 Memphis Minnie Me And My Chauffeur Blues
1-5 Bessie Smith Gimme A Pigfoot
1-6 Bertha "Chippie" Hill Trouble In Mind
1-7 Blind Willie Johnson Dark Was The Night
1-8 Son House Walking Blues
1-9 Bukka White Parchman Farm Blues
1-10 Big Joe Williams Baby Please Don’t Go
1-11 Lucille Bogan Baking Powder Blues
1-12 Ma Rainey Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
1-13 Clara Smith Gin Mill Blues
1-14 Lead Belly* Midnight Special
1-15 Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee Walk On
1-16 Josh White Free And Equal Blues
1-17 Count Basie featuring Jimmy Rushing Blues In The Dark
1-18 Ida Cox Any Woman’s Blues
1-19 Blind Lemon Jefferson Match Box Blues
1-20 Blind Willie McTell Statesboro Blues
1-21 Blind Blake Diddie Wah Diddie
1-22 Blind Boy Fuller Truckin’ My Blues Away, #2
1-23 Alberta Hunter Downhearted Blues
1-24 Dinah Shore with Leonard Joy's Orchestra* Blues In The Night
1-25 Billie Holiday Billie’s Blues (I Love My Man)
CD2 - Urban & Rockin'
2-1 John Lee Hooker Dimples
2-2 Howlin' Wolf Smokestack Lightnin'
2-3 Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog
2-4 Amos Milburn Chicken Shack Boogie
2-5 B.B. King Woke Up This Morning
2-6 Pete Johnson with Joe Turner* Roll 'Em Pete
2-7 Fats Domino The Fat Man
2-8 Elmore James Dust My Broom
2-9 Otis Rush All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
2-10 Earl Hooker Blue Guitar
2-11 Lowell Fulson Reconsider Baby
2-12 Ruth Brown 5 10 15 Hours
2-13 Little Walter Juke* My Babe
2-14 Jimmy Reed Shame, Shame, Shame
2-15 Little Junior's Blue Flames Mystery Train
2-16 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup That’s All Right
2-17 Billy Boy Arnold I Wish You Would
2-18 Bobby Parker (2) Blues Get Off My Shoulder
2-19 Smiley Lewis I Hear You Knockin'
2-20 Roy Milton & His Solid Senders R.M. Blues
2-21 Sonny Boy Williamson (2) Don’t Start Me Talkin'
2-22 T-Bone Walker T-Bone Shuffle
2-23 Albert Ammons Shout For Joy
2-24 Big Bill Broonzy All By Myself
2-25 Albert King Born Under A Bad Sign


Double gatefold sleeve. Poster insert with notes and credits on the back.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 698458751829