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The Rough Guide To Railroad Blues

Various Artists

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Cat No: RGNET1424CD

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Format Details:

Release Date:  27 January 2023

Label:  World Music Network

Packaging Type:  Digipak

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  605633142426

Genres:  Blues  Country-Blues  

Release Date:  26 July 2024

Label:  Rough Guide / World Music Network

Packaging Type:  Slip Sleeve (CD or Vinyl)

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  605633142440

Genres:  Blues  Country-Blues  

  • Description

    Since the very birth of the blues, the train has been a source of great inspiration for musicians, from the steam engine imitation tunes of pioneering harmonica players to wonderful variations on classic folk songs, this collection highlights how the railroad helped shape the blues.

    Description

    Since the very birth of the blues, the train has been a source of great inspiration for musicians. From the steam engine imitation tunes of pioneering harmonica players to wonderful variations on classic folk songs, this collection highlights how the railroad helped shape the blues.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Bukka White - Special Stream Line
      • 2. Henry Thomas - Railroadin' Some
      • 3. Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell - How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
      • 4. Eddie Mapp - Riding The Blinds
      • 5. Leadbelly - Midnight Special
      • 6. Lucille Bogan - I Hate That Train Called The M & O
      • 7. Charlie McCoy - That Lonesome Train Took My Baby Away
      • 8. Mississippi John Hurt - Spike Driver Blues
      • 9. Memphis Jug Band - K.C. Moan
      • 10. Freeman Stowers - Railroad Blues
      • 11. Furry Lewis - Kassie Jones Part 1
      • 12. Furry Lewis - Kassie Jones Part 2
      • 13. Tampa Red - Through Train Blues
      • 14. Blind Willie McTell - B & O Blues No. 2
      • 15. DeFord Bailey - Dixie Flyer Blues
      • 16. Robert Wilkins - Long Train Blues
      • 17. Dora Carr with Cow Cow Davenport - Cow Cow Blues
      • 18. Sam McGee - Railroad Blues
      • 19. Memphis Minnie - Chickasaw Train Blues
      • 20. Texas Alexander - 'Frisco Train Blues
      • 21. Noah Lewis - Chickasaw Special
      • 22. Big Bill Broonzy - Too Too Train Blues
      • 23. Ed Bell - Mean Conductor Blues
      • 24. Blind Lemon Jefferson - Sunshine Special
      • 25. Cliifford Gibson - Railroad Man Blues
      • 26. Will Bennett - Railroad Bill

    Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Bukka White - Special Stream Line
      • 2. Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell - How Long Has That Evening Train Been
      • 3. Eddie Mapp - Riding the Blinds
      • 4. Leadbelly - Midnight Special
      • 5. Dora Carr with Cow Cow Davenport - Cow Cow Blues
      • 6. Lucille Bogan - I Hate That Train Called The M & O
      • 7. DeFord Bailey - Dixie Flyer Blues

      Side 2

      • 1. Mississippi John Hurt - Spike Driver Blues
      • 2. Freeman Stowers - Railroad Blues
      • 3. Memphis Minnie - Chickasaw Train Blues
      • 4. Henry Thomas - Railroadin' Some
      • 5. Furry Lewis - Kassie Jones, Part 1
      • 6. Furry Lewis - Kassie Jones, Part 2