Back to the crossroads [sound recording] : the roots of Robert Johnson.

Back to the crossroads [sound recording] : the roots of Robert Johnson.
[Newton, N.J.] : Yazoo, p2004.

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1 sound disc : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Roots of Robert Johnson
  • The CD is a companion to the book Escaping the delta : Robert Johnson and the invention of the blues / Elijah Wald.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program and biographical notes by Elijah Wald (11 p.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 1926-1936.
Police station blues (Peetie Wheatstraw) -- Old original Kokomo blues (Kokomo Arnold) -- Cruel hearted woman (Bumble Bee Slim) -- Roll and tumble blues (Hambone Willie Newbern) -- Life saver blues (Lonnie Johnson) -- Sitting on top of the world (Mississippi Sheiks) -- Hittin' the bottle stomp (Mississippi Jook Band) -- Devil got my woman (Skip James) -- My black mama (pt. 1) (Son House) -- Georgia bound (Blind Blake) -- When the sun goes down (Leroy Carr) -- Sissy man blues (Kokomo Arnold) -- Your enemy cannot harm you (E.W. Clayborn) -- Lead pencil blues (Johnny Temple) -- 22-20 blues (Skip James) -- Dry southern blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- Kokomo blues (Scrapper Blackwell) -- Things 'bout coming my way (Tampa Red) -- King of spades (Peetie Wheatstraw) -- Oh red (Harlem Hamfats) -- You're gonna need somebody when you die (Charley Patton) -- Milk cow blues (Kokomo Arnold) -- Preachin' the blues (Son House).
Call Number
*LDC 31127
Back to the crossroads [sound recording] : the roots of Robert Johnson.
[Newton, N.J.] : Yazoo, p2004.
Various artists.
Recorded 1926-1936.
Added Author
Wald, Elijah. Escaping the delta.
Wheatstraw, Peetie. Performer
Arnold, Kokomo. Performer
Bumble Bee Slim. Performer
Newbern, Hambone Willie. Performer
Johnson, Lonnie, 1894-1970. Performer
James, Skip, 1902-1969. Performer
House, Son. Performer
Blind Blake. Performer
Carr, Leroy, 1905-1935. Performer
Clayborn, Edward W. Performer
Temple, Johnny, 1906-1968. Performer
Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897-1929. Performer
Blackwell, Scrapper. Performer
Tampa Red, 1904-1981. Performer
Patton, Charley, 1891-1934. Performer
Mississippi Sheiks. Performer
Mississippi Jook Band. Performer
Harlem Hamfats (Musical group) Performer
Added Title
Roots of Robert Johnson
Other Standard Identifier
Publisher No.
2070 Yazoo
Research Call Number
*LDC 31127 Notes on file.
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