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Roots Of Rock
Roots Of Rock

Various Artists
Styles: Blues
Catalogue Number: ACRCD164
The pre-war blues provided much of the fuel for the 60?s Blues booms and the subsequent development of rock. Here are 25 examples of the original versions of songs made famous in the rock era by Elvis Presley/ Cream/ Led Zeppelin/ Them/ The Yardbirds/ B.B. King and The Rolling Stones. A bargain primer for the roots of rock.

Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 Statesboro' Blues Blind Willie McTell
2 Sitting On Top Of The World Mississippi Shieks
3 Bull Doze Blues Henry Thomas
4 When The Levee Breaks Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie
5 Walking Blues Robert Johnson
6 Nobody Knows You When You're Down & Out Bessie Smith
7 That's No Way To Get Along Robert Wilkins
8 Diddie Wa Diddie Blind Blake
9 Good Morning Little Schoolgirl Sonny Boy Williamson
10 I'm So Glad Skip James
11 Baby Please Don't Go Big Joe Williams
12 Don't Advertise Your Man Clara Smith
13 Outside Woman Blues Blind Joe Reynolds
14 Shake 'Em On Down Bukka White
15 Milk Cow Blues (Pt.. 1) Kokomo Arnold
16 A Spoonful Blues Charley Patton
17 Stop Breaking Down Blues Robert Johnson
18 Walk Right In Cannon's Jug Stompers
19 Big Road Blues Tommy Johnson
20 That Will Never happen No More Blind Blake
21 Catfish Blues Robert Petway
22 Crawlin' King Snake Big Joe Williams
23 Me & My Chauffeur Blues Memphis Minnie
24 Cross Roads Robert Johnson
25 Key To The Highway Big Bill Broonzy
26 Corrine Corrina Bo Carter
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