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The Rough Guide to Legends of the Delta Blues

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This collection brings together six pioneering figures whose legacies encapsulate the very essence of the Delta blues - the cornerstone of American popular music and the bedrock of rock 'n' roll. Like arrows through time, these seminal tracks belie the age in which they were recorded.
Seminal recordings by six Mississippi Delta blues legends - Skip James, Tommy Johnson, Bukka White, Charley Patton, Willie Brown and Son House. Following on from the success of other blues titles in the Rough Guide range this is a must-have album for blues and guitar enthusiasts. All the tracks have been lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques.


Skip James - Devil Got My Woman
Tommy Johnson - Cool Drink Of Water Blues
Bukka White - Fixin' To Die Blues
Charley Patton - It Won't Be Long
Willie Brown - Future Blues
Son House - My Black Mama - Part 1
Skip James - I'm So Glad
Tommy Johnson - Canned Heat Blues
Bukka White - Shake 'Em On Down
Charley Patton - I'm Goin' Home
Willie Brown - M & O Blues
Son House - Walkin' Blues