Classic Delta and Deep South Blues from Smithsonian Folkways

Classic Delta and Deep South Blues from Smithsonian Folkways

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Format: CD
Genre: Blues/Jazz
Rel. Date: 01/19/2018
UPC: 093074022221


1. C.C. Rider
2. Woman in Elaine, Arkansas
3. Death Letter Blues
4. Your Crying Won't Make Me Stay
5. Columbus Mississippi Blues
6. I'm Goin' to Walk Your Log
7. Why Did You Go Last Night
8. I Stand And Wonder
9. Sleeping with the Devil
10. Short Stuff's Corinna
11. Married Woman Blues
12. Up the Country Blues
13. Dream
14. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
15. Catfish Blues
16. M & O Blues
17. Forty-Four
18. Sun Goin' Down
19. Frisco Line
20. Diggin' My Potatoes

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Mississippi, particularly the Delta, lays claim to being the land where the blues began. Forged in the crucible of poverty and racial oppression, blues flourished there as nowhere else, evolving into what most critics consider the deepest or most intense strain of the blues tradition. During the Great Migration, music changed consistently, adapting to its new surroundings like St. Louis and Chicago, while retaining its connection to its down home Delta roots. This collection celebrates the diversity and dissemination of the blues’ most powerful and influential voices. 67 minutes, 40-page booklet with extensive notes and photos.

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