Various Artists

American Epic: The Best of Blues


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Early geniuses of Delta Blues - Robert Johnson, Geeshie Wiley & Elvie Thomas, Son House, Charley Patton and many more have been painstakingly remastered using a mix of analog and digital technology for a hybrid sound that is simultaneously contemporary, immediate but still completely true-to-form.

Single LP with single pocket tip-on jacket with soft touch finish

1. Cross Road Blues by Robert Johnson
2. Cypress Grove Blues by Skip James
3. Louis Collins by Mississippi John Hurt
4. On the Road Again by Memphis Jug Band
5. Tallahatchie River Blues by Mattie Delaney
6. Down the Dirt Road Blues by Charley Patton
7. Future Blues by Willie Brown

1. Sittin' On Top of the World by Mississippi Sheiks
2. My Black Mama (Parts 1) by Son House
3. Last Kind Words Blues by Geeshie Wiley & Elvie Thomas
4. Cool Drink of Water Blues by Tommy Johnson
5. Mama 'Tain't Long fo’ Day by Blind Willie McTell
6. Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground by Blind Willie Johnson

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