Classic Blues of Various Artists. Volume 1 (Collectors BluesWay Gold Edition)

Classic Blues of Various Artists. Volume 1 (Collectors BluesWay Gold Edition) LP Cover
Tracks:
Side 1
  1. Ray Charles: Let's Go Get Stoned (V. Simpson, N. Ashford, J. Armstead)
    probably Los Angeles
    • Ray Charles (voc, p)
    • with The Raelets and the Ray Charles Band
  2. John Lee Hooker: I'm Bad Like Jesse James (John Lee Hooker)
    August 1966, in performance at the Cafe au Go-Go, New York City
    • John Lee Hooker (voc, g)
    • George Smith (harm)
    • Otis Spann (p)
    • Muddy Waters (g)
    • Sammy Lawhorn (g)
    • Luther Johnson (g)
    • Mac Arnold (el-b)
    • Francis Clay (dr)
    • From "Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go" BluesWay BLS-6002
  3. Johnny "Big Moose" Walker: Baby Talk (Johnny Walker)
    June 9, 1969, Vault Recording Studio, Los Angeles
    • Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (voc, org)
    • Otis Hale (el-ts)
    • Earl Hooker (g)
    • Gino Skaggs (fender-b)
    • Paul Humphrey (dr)
    • From "Rambling Woman" BluesWay BLS-6036
  4. T-Bone Walker: Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker)
    Los Angeles
    • T-Bone Walker (voc, g)
    • Preston Love (tp)
    • Mel Moore (tp)
    • John "Steamline" Ewing (tb)
    • McKinley Johnson (as)
    • Mel Jernigan (ts)
    • John Williams (bs)
    • Lloyd Glenn (p)
    • Mel Brown (g)
    • Ron Brown (fender-b)
    • Paul Humphrey (dr)
    • From "Stormy Monday Blues" BluesWay BLS-6008
  5. Mel Brown: Scorpio (Mel Brown)
    July 1969, Vault Recording Studio, Los Angeles
    • Mel Brown (g)
    • Cliff Coulter (org)
    • Matthew Kelly (harm)
    • Greg Ferber (dr)
Side 2
  1. George "Harmonica" Smith: Got My Mojo Working (M. Morganfield)
    probably Los Angeles
    • George "Harmonica" Smith (voc, harm)
    • Richard Davis (tp)
    • Big Jim Wynn (sax)
    • Ed Davis (sax)
    • Robert Schedel (p)
    • Marshall Hooks (g)
    • Curtis Tillman (b)
    • Unidentfied (dr)
  2. Jimmy Witherspoon: No Rollin' Blues (Jimmy Witherspoon)
    January 10, 1969, probably New York City
    • Jimmy Witherspoon (voc)
    • Charlie Musselwhite (harm)
    • Barry Goldberg (org)
    • Brother Jack McDuff (org)
    • Danny Kalb (?)
    • Harvey Mandel (?)
    • Johnny Pate (arr, cond)
  3. Andrew "Voice" Odom: Take Me Back To East St. Louis (Odom, Mosby, DeRobey)
    June 4, 1969, Vault Recording Studio, Los Angeles
    • Andrew "Voice" Odom (voc)
    • Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (keyb)
    • Earl Hooker (g)
    • Jimmy Bond (b)
    • Panama Francis (dr)
  4. Roy Brown: Hard Times (Roy Brown)
    February 17, 1968, Harmony Recorders, Hollywood
    • Roy Brown (voc)
    • Clifford Scott (sax)
    • Jimmy Carmichael (p)
    • Mel Brown (g)
    • Charles Wright (g)
    • Carol Kaye (fender-b)
    • Abe Mills (dr)
    • Arthur Wright (arr)
  5. Archie Shepp: Attica Blues (Music by Archie Shepp, Lyrics by William G. Harris)
    January 24, 25 and 26, 1972, A&R Recording, New York City
    • Archie Shepp (ts)
    • Henry Hull (lead vocal)
    • Joshie Armstead (background vocal)
    • Albertine Robinson (background vocal)
    • Roy Burrowes (tp)
    • Michael Ridley (tp)
    • Charles McGhee (tp)
    • Clifford Thornton (co)
    • Charles Stephens (tb)
    • Kiane Zawadi (tb)
    • Charles Greenlee (tb)
    • Hakim Jami (euph)
    • Marion Brown (as)
    • Clarence White (as)
    • Billy Robinson (ts)
    • Ronald Alexander (ts)
    • James Ware (bs)
    • Leroy Jenkins (v)
    • John Blake (v)
    • Lakshinarayana Shankar (v)
    • Ronald Lipscomb (cello)
    • Calo Scott (cello)
    • Walter Davis Jr. (el-p)
    • Cornell Dupree (g)
    • Gerald Jemmott (fender-b)
    • Roland Wilson (fender-b)
    • Beaver Harris (dr)
    • Ollie Anderson (perc)
    • Juma Sutan (perc)
    • Nene Defense (perc)
Releases:
  • BluesWay/abc Records BLS-6061 (US) [1973]
Source: KK, HM