A beautiful compilation of lost blues from Mississippi Records - soul stirring numbers from Cryin Sam Collins, Lottie Kimbrough, Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joy McCoy, Little Hat Jones, Louie Laskie and more -recordings dating to the 1930s or earlier, that are timelessly beautiful!
Mississippi Records does an incredible job of putting lost recordings from days long past together, and if there's not much in the way of notes or history, the songs themselves will shake your very soul.
Many tunes are just voice and acoustic guitar, with titles including "Jones, "I'll Go With Her" by Robert Wilkins, "Rope Stretchin' Blues" by Blind Blake, Callicott, "Wayward Girl Blues" by Lottie Kimbrough and more.
CRYIN' SAM COLLINS: Lonesome Road
LOTTIE KIMBROUGH (THE KANSAS CITY BUTTERBALL): Lost Lover Blues
HENRY SPAULDING: Cairo Blues
MEMPHIS MINNIE & KANSAS JOE McCOY:
Can't I Do It For You?
BUSTER JOHNSON: Undertaker Blues
ELVIE THOMAS: Motherless Child Blues
LITTLE HAT JONES: Bye Bye Baby Blues
ROBERT WILKINS: I'll Go With Her
WILLIE BAKER: Rag Baby
BLIND BLAKE: Rope Stretchin' Blues
LOUIE LASKY: How You Want Your Rolling Done?
CHARLIE McCOY: Keep It Clean
LOTTIE KIMBROUGH: Wayward Girl Blues
JOE CALLICOTT: Fare Thee Well Blues