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VariousSun Records - The Ultimate Blues Collection

Various - Sun Records - The Ultimate Blues Collection album cover
Label:Varèse Sarabande – 302 066 478 2
Series:Varèse Vintage
Format:
3 x CD, Compilation
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Blues
Style:Electric Blues, Chicago Blues, Texas Blues, Jump Blues

Tracklist

1-1Joe Hill LouisWe All Gotta Go Sometime
Written-ByJoe Hill Louis
2:43
1-2Willie Nix, The Memphis Blues Boy*Baker Shop Boogie2:44
1-3Jimmy DeBerry & Walter HortonEasy3:00
1-4Rufus "Hound Dog" Thomas*Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog)
Written-BySam Phillips (2)
2:53
1-5Little Junior's Blue FlamesFeelin' Good
Written-ByJunior Parker*
2:58
1-6Rufus Thomas Jr.*Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)
Written-ByLouis*, Burns*
2:50
1-7Pinetop PerkinsPinetop's Boogie Woogie
Written-ByPinetop Perkins
2:46
1-8Joe Hill LouisHydramatic Woman
Written-ByUnknown*
2:32
1-9Earl HookerThe Hucklebuck
Written-ByAndy Gibson, Roy Alfred
3:06
1-10Little Junior's Blue FlamesMystery Train
Written-ByJunior Parker*
2:26
1-11Little Junior's Blue FlamesLove Me Baby
Written-ByJunior Parker*
2:38
1-12Doctor RossCome Back Baby
Written-ByIsaiah Ross*
2:51
1-13Little MiltonSomebody Told Me
Written-ByLittle Milton Campbell*
3:00
1-14James CottonStraighten Up Baby
Written-ByJames Cotton
2:21
1-15Pat HareI'm Gonna Murder My Baby
Written-ByAuburn Hare*
2:57
1-16James CottonCotton Crop Blues
Written-ByJames Cotton
3:00
1-17Doctor RossThe Boogie Disease
Written-ByIsaiah Ross*
2:35
1-18Billy (The Kid) Emerson*When It Rains It Pours
Written-ByWilliam Emerson*
3:11
1-19Sammy Lewis With Willie Johnson (4)I Feel So Worried
Written-BySammy Lewis
2:37
1-20Billy "The Kid" Emerson*Red Hot
Written-ByWilliam Emerson*
2:28
1-21Little MiltonLookin' For My Baby
Written-ByLittle Milton Campbell*
2:55
1-22Eddie SnowAin't That Right
Written-ByEddie Snow
2:39
1-23Guitar RedGo Ahead On
Written-ByVincent Duling
2:49
1-24Rosco GordonThe Chicken (Dance With You)
Written-ByRosco Gordon
2:51
1-25Frank FrostJelly Roll King
Written-ByFrank Frost
2:20
2-1Joe Hill LouisShe May Be Yours (But She Comes To See Me Sometime)3:02
2-2Willie Nix (The Memphis Blues Boy)*Seems Like A Million Years
Written-BySam C. Phillips*, William Nix*
2:44
2-3Charlie BookerWalked All Night
Written-ByCharlie Booker
2:46
2-4Houston StokesBaby's Gone And Left Me
Written-ByHouston Stokes
2:12
2-5Rufus Thomas, Jr.*Walking In The Rain
Written-ByRufus Thomas Jr.*
2:26
2-6Walter Horton(Talkin') Off The Wall
Written-ByWalter Horton
2:18
2-7Little Junior's Blue FlamesFussin' And Fightin' Blues
Written-ByHerman "Junior" Parker*
3:01
2-8Rufus Thomas, Jr.*Save That Money
Written-ByRufus Thomas, Jr.*
2:46
2-9Earl HookerRazorback
Written-ByEarl Hooker
2:37
2-10Boyd GilmoreBelieve I'll Settle Down
Written-ByBoyd Gilmore
3:10
2-11Mose VinsonMy Love Has Gone
Written-ByMose Vinson
2:14
2-12Doctor RossChicago Breakdown
Written-ByIsaiah Ross*
2:57
2-13Little Junior's Blue FlamesSittin' At The Bar2:35
2-14Kenneth Banks (2)High2:25
2-15Hot Shot LoveHarmonica Jam
Written-ByCoy Love
2:37
2-16James CottonMy Baby
Written-ByJames Cotton
2:26
2-17Billy "Red" LoveGee I Wish
Written-ByMilton Love*, Sam C. Phillips*
2:52
2-18Billy (The Kid) Emerson*Satisfied
Written-ByWilliam R. Emerson
2:17
2-19James CottonHold Me In Your Arms
Written-ByJames Cotton
2:49
2-20Doctor RossJuke Box Boogie
Written-ByIsaiah Ross*
2:36
2-21Billy (The Kid) Emerson*Move Baby Move
Written-ByWilliam R. Emerson
2:51
2-22Sammy Lewis With Willie Johnson (4)So Long Baby Goodbye2:11
2-23Eddie SnowBring Your Love Back Home
Written-ByEddie Snow
3:17
2-24Frank BallardTrouble Down The Road
Written-ByFrank Ballard
2:41
2-25Frank FrostEverything's Alright
Written-ByFrank Frost
2:42
3-1Joe Hill LouisKeep Your Arms Around Me
Written-ByJoe Hill Louis
2:58
3-2Rufus Thomas Jr.*Married Woman
Written-ByRufus Thomas Jr.*
2:49
3-3Elven Parr's In The Groove Boys* With Eddie SnowI'm A Good Man
Written-BySnow*
2:31
3-4Sleepy John EstesPolicy Man Blues
Written-BySleepy John Estes
3:15
3-5Woodrow AdamsThe Last Time
Written-ByWoodrow Adams
2:55
3-6Willie NixPrison Bound Blues
Written-ByWillie Nix
2:43
3-7Raymond HillI'm Back Pretty Baby
Written-ByIke Turner, Raymond Hill
2:44
3-8Walter HortonIn The Mood
Written-ByGarland*
3:04
3-9Jimmy And Walter*Before Long
Written-ByJimmy DeBerry
2:59
3-10Houston StokesWe're All Gonna Do Some Wrong
Written-ByHouston Stokes
2:18
3-11Earl HookerBlue Guitar
Written-ByEarl Hooker
2:48
3-12Albert Williams (2)Rhumba Chillin'
Written-ByAlbert Williams (2)
2:33
3-13Honeyboy Edwards*Sweet Home Chicago
Written-ByRobert Johnson
3:01
3-14Little Junior's Blue FlamesSittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin'
Written-ByJunior Parker*
3:11
3-15Earl HookerMove On Down The Line
Written-ByEarl Hooker
2:20
3-16Mose Vinson44 Blues
Written-ByMose Vinson
2:36
3-17Houston BoinesCarry My Business On
Written-ByHouston Boines
2:33
3-18Little Junior's Blue FlamesFeelin' Bad
Written-ByParker*
2:44
3-19Hot Shot LoveWolf Call Boogie
Written-ByLove*
2:31
3-20Little MiltonLookin' For My Baby
Written-ByMilton Campbell
2:45
3-21Billy Love*Hart's Bread Boogie
Written-ByBilly Love*
2:43
3-22Pat HareBonus Pay
Written-ByA.M. Coseys*, G. Clark*, Les Brown
2:10
3-23Billy "The Kid" Emerson*Little Fine Healthy Thing
Written-ByBilly "The Kid" Emerson*
2:38
3-24Rosco GordonHey Hey Girl
Written-ByRosco Gordon
2:39
3-25Frank FrostJust Come On Home
Written-ByFrank Frost
1:59
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Chubby multi-disc jewel case with an 8-page booklet

[Front Insert & Booklet Front]
Sun Records
The Ultimate Blues Collection
75 Essential Recordings
Sun
The Original Sun
Blues Masters

[Inside Front Tray Insert]
CREDITS
DISC ONE:
Track 1-1
Sun single 178; 1953
Recorded December 29, 1952
Track 1-2
Sun single 179; 1953 Recorded October 9, 1952
Track 1-3
Sun single 180; 1953 Recorded February 25, 1953
Track 1-4 Sun single 191; 1953
Recorded March 8, 1953
Track 1-5 Sun single 187; 1953 Recorded June 18, 1953
Track 1-6 Sun single 188; 1953 Recorded June 30, 1953
Track 1-7* Recorded July 15, 1953
Track 1-8* Recorded May, 1953
Track 1-9* Recorded July 15, 1953
Track 1-10 Sun single 192; 1953 Recorded October, 1953
Track 1-11 Sun single 192 (B); 1953
Recorded October, 1953
Track 1-12 Sun single 193; 1954
Recorded October 3, 1953
Track 1-13 Sun single 194; 1954
Recorded July 28, 1953
Track 1-14 Sun single 199; 1954
Recorded December 7, 1953
Track 1-15 Unreleased on Sun
Recorded May 14, 1954
Track 1-16 Sun single 206; 1954
Recorded May 14, 1954
Track 1-17 Sun single 212; 1954 Recorded 1954
Track 1-18 Sun single 214 (B); 1954
Recorded October 27, 1954
Track 1-19 Sun single 218; 1955
Recorded March 28, 1955
Track 1-20 Sun single 219; 1955
Recorded May 31, 1955
Track 1-21 Sun single 220; 1955
Recorded March 30, 1954
Track 1-22 Sun single 226; 1955
Recorded July 19, 1955
Track 1-23* Recorded in 1954
Track 1-24 Flip single 237/
Sun single 237; 1956 Recorded February, 1956
Track 1-25
Phillips International single 3578; 1962
Recorded April 7, 1962
*Originally Unreleased on Sun
DISC TWO:
Track 2-1
Sun single 178 (B), released January 1953
Recorded November 17, 1952
Track 2-2
Sun single 179 (B), released January 1953
Recorded October 9, 1952
Track 2-3* Probably recorded 1953
Track 2-4 Recorded November 18, 1952
Track 2-5 Sun single 181 (B), released March 1963
Recorded March 8, 1953
Track 2-6* Recorded May 28, 1953
Track 2-7 Sun single 187 (B),
released July 8, 1953 Recorded June 18, 1953
Track 2-8 Sun single 188 (B), released July 8, 1953
Recorded June 30, 1953
Track 2-9* Recorded August 10, 1953
Track 2-10* Recorded July 15, 1953
Track 2-11* Recorded September 9, 1953
Track 2-12 Sun single 193,
released December 24, 1953 Recorded October 3, 1953
Track 2-13*
Recorded October 1953
Track 2-14*
Recorded January 8 or 11, 1954
Track 2-15 Sun single 196 (B),
released February 20, 1954 Recorded January 8, 1954
Track 2-16 Sun single 199,
released April 15, 1954 Recorded December 7, 1953
Track 2-17*
Recorded January 19, 1954
Track 2-18* Recorded 1954
Track 2-19 Sun single 206 (B), released July 1, 1954
Recorded May 14, 1954
Track 2-20 Sun single 212 (B), released November 10, 1954
Recorded mid-1954
Track 2-21 Sun single 214, released January 8, 1955
Recorded September 18, 1954
Track 2-22 Sun single
218 (B), released April 25, 1955 Recorded March 28, 1955
Track 2-23 Sun single 226 (B), released August 1, 1955
Recorded July 19, 1955
Track 2-24 From the album Rhythm-Blues Party,
Phillips International 1985, 1962
Recorded March 18, 1962
Track 2-25 From the album
Hey Boss Man!,
Phillips International 1975, 1961
Recorded April 7, 1962

[Inside Back Tray Insert]
DISC THREE:
Track 3-1*
Recorded 12/8/52
Track 3-2* Recorded 4/21/52
Track 3-3* Recorded 4/14/52
Track 3-4* Recorded 4/24/52
Track 3-5* Recorded 1952
Track 3-6* Recorded 5/25/52
Track 3-7* Recorded 10/6/52
Track 3-8* Recorded 12/8/52
Track 3-9 Sun single 180, 1953 Recorded 2/25/53
Track 3-10* Recorded 11/18/52
Track 3-11* Recorded 7/15/53
Track 3-12* Recorded 1952 or 1953
Track 3-13* Recorded 1952 or 1953
Track 3-14* Recorded 10/53
Track 3-15* Recorded 8/10/53
Track 3-16* Recorded 9/9/53
Track 3-17* Recorded 12/23/53
Track 3-18* Recorded 10/53
Track 3-19 Sun single 196, 1954 Recorded 1/8/54
Track 3-20 Unissued alternate version
Recorded 3-30-54
Track 3-21* Recorded 1/19/54
Track 3-22*
Recorded 5/14/54
Track 3-23
Sun single 233, 1956 Recorded 5/31/55
Track 3-24* Recorded 1955/56
Track 3-25 From the album Hey Boss Man!,
Phillips International 1975, 1961 Recorded 4/7/62
*Originally Unreleased on Sun

Digitally Remastered, DigiPrep, Hollywood
Photos Courtesy of
Showtime Music Archive
and Michael Ochs Archives

[Back]
Tracks 1-7 to 1-9, 1-23, 2-3, 2-4, 2-6, 2-9 to 2-11, 2-13, 2-14, 2-17, 2-18, 3-1 to 3-8, 3-10 to 3-18, 3-21, 3-22, 3-24
were originally unissued on Sun. This compilation ℗2003 Sun Entertainment Corporation.
©2003 Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc. Original Sun Recordings licensed from Sun Entertainment Corporation, Nashville, Tennessee, by arrangement with Source/Q.
Distributed by Universal Music and Distribution.
Printed in the U.S.A.

[Discs]
This compilation ℗2003 Sun Entertainment Corporation
©2003 Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc.
Original Sun Recordings licensed from Sun Entertainment Corporation, Nashville, Tennessee, by arrangement with Source Q.

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