Various ‎– Okeh Chicago Blues

Epic ‎– EG 37318
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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A1 Big Boy Edwards Good Doing Daddy
Guitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Black Bob
A2 Victoria Spivey & Her Chicago Four Hollywood Stomp
Piano – Dorothy Scott
A3 Curtis Jones Blues And Trouble
Drums – Black Fred Williams*Guitar – Willie B. James
A4 Roosevelt Scott Brownskin Woman Swing
Bass – Alfred ElkinsPiano – Jesse "Monkey Joe" Coleman
A5 Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band Miss Ora Lee Blues
Washboard – Washboard Sam
A6 Brownie McGhee Born For Bad Luck
Harmonica – Jordan Webb
A7 Champion Jack Dupree Weed Head Woman
B1 Roosevelt Sykes (The Honey Dripper)* 15 Cents A Day
B2 Tony Hollins Crawlin' King Snake
B3 Peter Cleighton Confessin' The Blues
Piano – Blind John Davis
B4 Memphis Minnie I Am Sailin'
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Little Son Joe
B5 Little Son Joe Just Had To Holler
Bass [Imitation] – Alfred ElkinsGuitar – Memphis Minnie
B6 Big Bill & His Rhythm Band* I Can't Write
Piano – Charles BelcherSaxophone [Alto] – Oett "Sax" MallardSaxophone [Tenor] – Bill CasimirTrumpet – Johnny Morton
B7 Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson), The* Bad Whiskey Blues
Guitar – Big Bill BroonzyPiano – Blind John Davis
C1 Johnny Shines Tennessee Woman Blues
C2 Johnny Shines Delta Pine Blues
C3 Johnny Shines Ride, Ride Mama
C4 Johnny Shines Evil-Hearted Woman Blues
C5 Muddy Waters Jitterbug Blues
C6 Muddy Waters Hard Day Blues
C7 Muddy Waters Burying Ground Blues
D1 Big Joe Williams P Vine Blues
D2 Big Joe Williams Bad And Weak Hearted Blues
D3 Big Joe Williams King Biscuit Stomp
D4 Big Joe Williams I'm A Highway Man
D5 Big Joe Williams Banta Rooster Blues
D6 Big Joe Williams Mean Step Father Blues
D7 Big Joe Williams House Lady Blues
D8 Big Joe Williams Don't You Leave Me Here



Contemporary Masters Series.
Some of the material on this album was previously released on OKEH Records.
Gatefold cover.

All tracks recorded in Chicago.
Recording dates:
A7,B1 to B5-1941
B6,C1 to C7-1946
B7,D1 to D8-1947

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EPC 22123 Various Okeh Chicago Blues(2xLP, Comp) Epic EPC 22123 UK 1982 Sell This Version
EPC 40-22123 Various Okeh Chicago Blues(Cass + Cass + Comp) Epic EPC 40-22123 UK 1982 Sell This Version