Various artists
Album

Really the Blues?: A Blues History (1893-1959), Vol. 1 (1893-1929)

Various artists

234 SONGS • 11 HOURS AND 41 MINUTES • NOV 01 2012

1
Mama's Black Baby Boy
Unique Quartet Fall
02:27
2
Keep Movin'
Standard Quartette
02:46
3
Poor Mourner
Cousins and DeMoss
01:56
4
You've Been a Good Old Wagon, but You've Done Broke Down
Len Spencer
02:13
5
Poor Mourner
Dinwiddie Colored Quartet
02:54
6
Nobody
Bert Williams
02:53
7
What a Time
Polk Miller Old South Quartette
03:43
8
Camp Meeting Jubilee
Male Quartet
01:41
9
Poor Mourner
Fisk University Jubilee Quartet
03:09
10
Down Home Rag
Europe Society Orchestra
03:22
11
The Rain Song
Afro American Folk Song Singers
03:07
12
Memphis Blues
Victor Military Band
03:02
13
Memphis Blues
Morton Harvey
02:40
14
Blame It on the Blues
Victor Military Band
03:09
15
St. Louis Blues
Prince's Orchestra
04:06
16
Nigger Blues, "N Blues"
George O'Connor
02:59
17
Livery Stable Blues
The Original Dixieland Jazz Band
03:08
18
Moonlight Blues
William Christopher Handy
03:17
19
O Death Where Is Thy Sting
Arthur Collins
03:12
20
Beale Street Blues
Al Bernard
03:05
21
Memphis Blues
Europe Society Orchestra
02:37
22
Kansas City Blues
Wilbur Sweatman
03:08
23
Swanee Blues
J. Milton DeCamp
02:28
24
Lovin' Sam From Alabam
Mamie Smith
02:49
25
Frankie Blues
Mamie Smith
03:05
26
Chain Gang Blues
Sam Moore
02:50
27
My Soul Is a Witness
Florida Normal Industrial Institute Quartet
02:31
28
Society Blues
Edward Kid Ory
03:12
29
Teasin' the Frets
Nick Lucas
02:54
30
I Ain't Got Nobody
Marion Harris
03:05
31
Midnight Blues
Ethel Waters
03:03
32
Aggravatin' Papa
Sophie Tucker
03:03
33
New Orleans Joys
Jelly Roll Morton
02:45
34
Guitar Blues
Sylvester Weaver
02:41
35
London (Cafe) Blues: London Blues
Jelly Roll Morton Orchestra
03:14
36
Waitin' For the Evening Mail
Noble Sissle
02:54
37
Bleeding Hearted Blues
James Price Johnson
03:01
38
London (Cafe) Blues: London Cafe Blues
Jimmie Noone
02:45
39
The Gospel Train Am Comin'
Homer Rodheaver and the Wiseman Quartet
02:56
40
Any Woman's Blues
Bessie Smith
03:17
41
God's Gonna Set this World on Fire
Kentucky Trio
03:03
42
If You Do What You Do
Eddie Cantor
03:04
43
Hatchet Head Blues
Old Southern Jug Band
02:44
44
Time Ain't Gonna Make Me Stay
Ed Andrews
02:45
45
Waffle Man's Call
Johnny Bayersdorfer
03:01
46
Rhapsody in Blue
Paul Whiteman Dance Band
03:52
47
I've Got a Cross-Eyed Papa
Levitsch Tanzorchester
03:28
48
Barrel House Blues
Rosa Henderson
03:17
49
Mississippi Shivers
The Zez Confrey Orchestra
03:24
50
Kiss Me Sweet
Joe King Oliver
03:08
51
Toddlin' Blues
Don Murray
02:42
52
Nobody Knows the Way I Feel this Morning
Alberta Hunter
02:47
53
Steppin' on the Blues
Jimmy O'Bryant
02:30
54
All Night Long Blues
Roba Stanley
03:14
55
Meddlin' with the Blues
Two of Spades
03:09
56
Frank Du Pree
Andrew Jenkins
02:56
57
Steel String Blues
Sylvester Weaver
03:12
58
Hersal Blues
Hersal Thomas
02:58
59
Street Cries of New Orleans
Edna Thomas
02:59
60
The Wagon
Ben Harney
01:45
61
A Married Man's Blues
Wade Ward
02:38
62
She's Cryin' for Me
New Orleans Rhythm Kings
02:44
63
Put Me in the Alley Blues
Albert Nicholas
02:51
64
All I Want Is a Little Spoonful
Papa Charlie Jackson
02:39
65
Red Man Blues
Armand Piron's New Orleans Orchestra
02:58
66
South Street Blues
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
02:34
67
No Home Blues
Louise Ross
02:44
68
Sugar Babe
Lee Morse
02:38
69
Careless Love
Bessie Smith
03:26
70
Don't Fish in My Sea
Ma Rainey
02:52
71
I'll Be Rested (When the Roll Is Called)
Roosevelt Graves and His Brother
02:29
72
I Want My Life to Testify
Hendersonville Double Quartet
02:53
73
Can't Sleep Blues
Pebbles, The
02:28
74
String Band Blues
Kansas City Blues Strummers
02:31
75
Black Cat Blues
Old Pal Smoke Shop Four
03:05
76
Mama's Angel Child
Johnny Watson
02:57
77
Jack O'Diamond Blues
Sippie Wallace
03:04
78
Memphis Shake
Dixieland Jug Blowers
03:16
79
Crucifixion
Arizona Dranes
03:29
80
Royal Palm Special
Robert Cooksey
03:02
81
Lamb's Blood Has Washed Me Clean
Jubilee Singers
03:15
82
I Shall Wear a Crown
Studio vocal ensemble
03:10
83
High Fever
Freddie Keppard
03:19
84
I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
Homer Quincy Smith
02:49
85
Blackville
Hazel Meyers
03:09
86
Bridwell Blues
Nolan Welsh
03:27
87
Fat Meat and Greens
Jelly Roll Morton
02:56
88
Christians Fight on Your Time Ain't Long
Bo Weavil Jackson
02:43
89
Got the Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
02:57
90
Chock House Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
02:40
91
Birth of the Blues
Charles Gaylord
03:05
92
Knoxville Blues
Uncle Dave Macon
03:01
93
My Soul Is a Witness
Arizona Dranes
02:25
94
Smoke House Blues
Jelly-Roll Morton Red Hot Peppers
03:25
95
Boneyard Shuffle
Red Heads, The
02:52
96
Motherless Children: Motherless Child
Blind Willie Johnson
03:20
97
The Bumps
Jeanette James Synco Jazzers
02:22
98
Tin Roof Blues
Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio
03:16
99
Bamalong Blues
Andrew Baxter
03:08
100
Hana Won't You Open the Door
SAM McGEE
02:51
101
Honey Just Allow Me One More Chance
Henry Thomas
02:50
102
James Alley Blues
Richard Brown
03:09
103
Franklin Street Blues
Louis Dumaine'S Jazzola Eight
03:21
104
Fight that Thing
Reb Spikes
02:33
105
Clarinet Wobble
Johnny Dodds
02:36
106
Mr. Johnson Turn Me Loose
South Georgia Highballers
02:58
107
My Old Daddy's Got a Brand New Way to Love
Thomas Morris
03:28
108
Honey in the Rock
Blind Mamie Forehand
02:42
109
Georgia Crawl
Henry Rubberlegs Williams
03:20
110
Blessed are the Poor
Luther Magby
03:07
111
A Good Man is Hard to Find
Bix Beiderbecke
03:02
112
I Am Resolved
Ernest Stoneman
02:58
113
Curley Headed Woman
Burnett & Rutherford
03:06
114
Down South Blues
Dock Boggs
03:06
115
Black Snake Blues
King Oliver's Dixie Syncopators
02:59
116
Weary Way Blues
Jimmy Blythe'S Owls
03:06
117
Honky Tonk Train Blues
Meade Lux Lewis
03:12
118
The Lord is my Shepherd
Blind Connie Rosemond
03:28
119
Penn Beach Blues
Don Murray
02:50
120
Black Hearse Blues
Sara Martin
03:12
121
Cold Penitentiary Blues
B.F. Shelton
03:25
122
Ziegfeld Follies of 1927: Shaking the Blues Away
Ruth Etting
03:12
123
The Crowing Rooster
Walter Rhodes
03:23
124
Creole Love Call
Duke Ellington
03:02
125
God's Gonna Separate the Wheat from the Tares
Blind Joe Taggart
02:46
126
Jazz Me Blues
Bix Beiderbecke Gang
02:53
127
Royal Garden Blues
Bix Beiderbecke Gang
02:54
128
Chattanooga Blues
The Allen Brothers
03:07
129
New Orleans Lowdown
Bubber Miley
03:02
130
Barrelhouse Man
Will Ezell
03:13
131
I Am Born to Preach the Gospel
Washington Phillips
03:02
132
Death Is Only a Dream
Edward Clayborn
02:55
133
Neckbones and Beans
Henry Johnson Boys
02:45
134
She's in the Graveyard Now
Earl McDonald'S Original Louisville Jug Band
02:44
135
Yellow Dog Blues
Sam Collins
02:31
136
Mamlish Blues
Ed Bell
02:35
137
Starvation Blues
Jesse Stone's Blue Serenaders
03:14
138
Wild Man Blues
Louis Armstrong
03:10
139
Can You Blame the Colored Man?
Gus Cannon
02:43
140
Mama You Don't Know How Long
Down Home Boys
02:55
141
A Woman Gets Tired of the Same Man All the Time
David Crockett
03:13
142
Second-Handed Blues
Margaret Johnson
03:19
143
Awful Fix
Buddy Boy Hawkins
02:27
144
Train 45
Gilliam Banmon Grayson
03:05
145
Hesitation Blues
Al Bernard
03:07
146
Section Gang Blues
Alger "Texas" Alexander
02:59
147
Lonesome Ghost Blues
Lonnie Johnson
03:09
148
Lord I Can't Stay Away
Violet Harmony Singers
03:22
149
Deep River
Paul Robeson
02:19
150
Doan Let Satan Git You
Barbour's Plantation Singers
02:44
151
Everytime I Feel the Spirit
Mae Frierson Moore