Front and back covers list the title as "Roots Of The Blues", while labels and spine read "The Roots Of The Blues".
Pasted into the gatefold is a four-page insert with liner notes, lyrics, and an essay, "Roots of the Blues".
A1 contains two recordings on one band: "Louisiana" and "Field Song From Senegal" have been spliced together to show sonic similarities.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A): NWS 252 A-2 #2
- Matrix / Runout (Side B): NWS 252 B #2
- Other (Library Of Congress Card No.): 77-750356