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Various - The Rough Guide To Memphis Blues

Limited Edition
Vinyl LP
Genre: Blues
Release Date:
Various | World Music Network  |  Barcode: 605633141146


From the classic sounds of the jug band heyday to the earthy blues straight from the Mississippi Delta, Memphis was at the very epicentre of the 1920s country blues explosion. This Rough Guide charts the city’s huge influence with classic tracks by blues legends Memphis Minnie, Furry Lewis, Sleepy John Estes and many more.

1    Jed Davenport & his Beale Street Jug Band: Save Me Some
2    Sleepy John Estes: The Girl I Love She Got Long Curly Hair
3    Memphis Minnie: North Memphis Blues
4    Minnie Wallace: The Old Folks Started It
5    Robert Wilkins: Falling Down Blues
6    Memphis Jug Band: On The Road Again
7    Hattie Hart: I Let My Daddy Do That
8    Furry Lewis: Kassie Jones – Part 1
9    Cannon’s Jug Stompers: Viola Lee Blues
10    Allen Shaw: I Couldn’t Help It
11    Jack Kelly and his South Memphis Jug Band: Cold Iron Bed
12    Tom Dickson: Happy Blues
13    Frank Stokes: How Long Blues