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Title Back to the crossroads : the roots of Robert Johnson.

Publication Info. [Newton, N.J.] : Yazoo, ℗2004.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  CD BLUS VARIOUS    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Compact Discs  CD MB JOHNSON BACK    Check Shelf
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer Various performers.
Note "This CD is a companion to the book "Escaping the delta: Robert Johnson and the invention of the blues" (Amistad/HarperCollins 2004)"--Container.
Compact disc.
Notes by Elijah Wald (11 p.) inserted in container.
Contents 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).
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Blues (Music) -- To 1931.
Blues (Music) -- 1931-1940.
Chronological Term To 1940
Added Author 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, approximately 1880-1935. 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.
Wald, Elijah. Escaping the delta.
Mississippi Sheiks. Performer.
Mississippi Jook Band. Performer.
Harlem Hamfats (Musical group) Performer.
Standard No. 016351207029
00016351207029 gtin-14
Music No. 2070 Yazoo
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