Various ‎– Memphis Blues Caravan Vol I

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Memphis Archives ‎– MA7008
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1 Sam Chatmon, The Mississippi Sheik* With Greg "Fingers" Taylor Forgive Me Too — Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Sam ChatmonHarmonica – Greg "Fingers" TaylorVoice [Interjections] – Mimosa LaVereWritten-By – Chatmon*
4:07
2 Big Sam Clark I Fell In Love With This Woman
Vocals, Piano – "Big" Sam Clark*Written-By – Clark*
3:59
3 Sonny Boy Nelson Pony Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Eugene "Sonny Boy Nelson" Powell*Written-By – Powell*
1:57
4 Earl Bell Travelin' Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Earl BellWritten-By – Bell*
3:57
5 Sleepy John Estes With Hammie Nixon President Kennedy Stayed Away Too Long
Guitar, Vocals – "Sleepy" John Estes*Harmonica – Hammie NixonWritten-By – Estes*
3:23
6 Sleepy John Estes With Hammie Nixon Yellow Yam Blues
Guitar – "Sleepy" John Estes*Harmonica, Vocals – Hammie NixonWritten-By – Rachell*
2:41
7 Bukka White Bed Springs Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White*Written-By – White*
2:05
8a Furry Lewis Mary Tell — Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Walter "Furry" Lewis*Written-By – Lewis*
4:26
8b Furry Lewis "Mother" Story
Voice – Walter "Furry" Lewis*
0:56
9 Harmonica Frank* Goin' Away Happy
Vocals, Guitar, Written By – "Harmonica Frank" Floyd*Voice [Interjections] – Walter "Furry" Lewis*Written-By – Floyd*
3:39
10 Houston Stackhouse With Joe Willie Wilkins & His King Biscuit Boys Crying Won't Help You
Bass [Bass On Guitar] – Brewer PhillipsDrums – Ted HarveyGuitar – Joe Willie WilkinsGuitar, Vocals – Houston StackhouseHarmonica – Clennon Lee "Sonny" Blakes, Nathaniel ArmstrongWritten-By – Whitaker*
4:30
11 Joe Willie Wilkins & His King Biscuit Boys Me & The Devil Blues
Bass – Melvin LeeDrums – Homer JacksonGuitar – Houston StackhouseGuitar, Vocals – Joe Willie WilkinsHarmonica – Nathaniel ArmstrongVoice [Introductory Comments] – Clennon Lee "Sonny" BlakesWritten-By – Robert Johnson
3:16

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Track 1 recorded at the home of Stephen LaVere, Memphis, Tennesee, January 28, 1975.
Track 2 recorded live during a performance of The Memphis Blues Caravan at the Gymnasium of the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, October 19, 1973.
Track 3 recorded at the home of Eugene Powell, Greenville, Mississippi, January 16, 1975.
Track 4 recorded live at the Mid-America Exposition, Convention Center, Memphis, Tennesee, May 13, 1974, by Shoe Productions.
Tracks 5, 6, and 8 recorded live during a performance of the Memphis Blues Caravan at Illinois Valley Community College, Bloomington, Illinois, March 20, 1974.
Track 7 recorded live during a performance of the Memphis Blues Caravan at Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, September 28, 1973.
Track 9 recorded live at the RiverCity Blues Festival, Ellis Auditorium, Memphis, Tennessee, November 24, 1972, by Kendall-Lee Productions, Inc.
Track 10 recorded live at Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana, October 12, 1973. Track 11 recorded live during a performance of the Memphis Blues Caravan at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, November 17, 1973.

℗1994 Memphis Archives.
Printed in the U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 8137-17008-2 8
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout: *70082* HMG 01%
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 7705

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