Various ‎– The Story Of The Blues

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CBS ‎– 22135
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Mono, Red Labels
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The Origin Of The Blues
A1 Fra-Fra Tribesmen Yarum Praise Songs
Written-By – Traditional
2:56
A2 Mississippi John Hurt Stack O' Lee Blues
Written-By – Traditional
2:45
A3 Blind Willie McTell Travelin' Blues
Written-By – McTell*
3:18
A4 Charley Patton Stone Pony Blues
Written-By – Patton*
2:49
A5 Blind Lemon Jefferson Black Snake Moan
Written-By – Jefferson*
3:01
A6 Leadbelly Pig Meat Papa
Written-By – Leadbetter*
3:15
A7 Texas Alexander Broken Yo-Yo
Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Written-By – Alexander*
3:02
A8 Peg Leg Howell Broke And Hungry Blues
Written-By – Sleepy John Estes
3:19
Blues And Entertainment
B1 Barbecue Bob And Laughing Charley It Won't Be Long Now
Written-By – Lincoln*, Hicks*
3:28
B2 Henry Williams And Eddie Anthony Georgia Crawl
Written-By – Anthony*, Williams*
3:20
B3 Mississippi Jook Band Dangerous Woman
Piano – Cooney VaughnWritten-By – Graves*
2:43
B4 Memphis Jug Band Gator Wobble
Harmonica – Will ShadeWritten-By – Burse*, Shade*
2:39
B5 Bessie Smith In The House Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:00
B6 Lillian Glinn Shake It Down
Written-By – Glinn*
3:12
B7 Bertha "Chippie" Hill Pratt City Blues
Trumpet – Louis ArmstrongWritten-By – Hill*, Jones*
2:53
B8 Butterbeans And Susie* What It Takes To Bring You Back
Written-By – Edwards*
3:24
The Thirties, Urban And Rural Blues
C1 Leroy Carr / Scrapper Blackwell Midnight Hour Blues
Written-By – Leroy Carr
3:04
C2 Faber Smith / Jimmy Yancey East St. Louis Blues
Written-By – J. Yancey*
2:48
C3 Peetie Wheatstraw Good Whiskey Blues
Written-By – Bunch*
3:08
C4 Casey Bill* / Black Bob W.P.A. Blues
Written-By – W. Weldon*, L. Melrose*
3:15
C5 Bo Carter Sorry Feeling Blues
Written-By – Chapman*
3:08
C6 Robert Johnson Little Queen Of Spades
Written-By – R. Johnson*
2:14
C7 Bukka White Parchman Farm Blues
Written-By – B. White*
2:37
C8 Memphis Minnie Me And My Chauffeur Blues
Guitar [2nd] – Little Son Joe Lawler*Written-By – McCoy*
2:45
World War II And After
D1 Blind Boy Fuller / Sonny Terry I Want Some Of Your Pie
Written-By – Fultan/Allan*
2:40
D2 Brownie McGhee Million Lonesome Women
Written-By – B. McGhee*
2:34
D3 Joe Williams* / Sonny Boy Williamson Wild Cow Moan
Written-By – J. Williams*
2:51
D4 Big Bill Broonzy All By Myself
Piano – Memphis SlimWritten-By – W. Broonzy*
2:26
D5 Joe Turner* / Pete Johnson Roll 'Em Pete
Written-By – P. Johnson*
2:50
D6 Otis Spann Bloody Murder
Harmonica – Walter "Shaky" Horton*Written-By – O. Spann*
3:34
D7 Elmore James Sunnyland
Written-By – E. James*
2:20
D8 Johnny Shines I Don't Know
Written-By – J. Shines*
3:30

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A documentary history of the blues on record.

This release has red labels, black text and white CBS logo

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side, etched): CBS.M.66218 A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (B side, etched): CBS.S̶. 66218 B-2
  • Matrix / Runout (C side, etched): CBS-M-63573 A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (D side, etched): CBS-M-66218 D-2
  • Matrix / Runout (A side, stamped): 22135
  • Matrix / Runout (B side, stamped): CBS-M-63573̶-̶D̶ 2B 22135
  • Matrix / Runout (C side, stamped): 22135 66218 C2
  • Matrix / Runout (D side, stamped): 22135 M-63573
  • Rights Society: MCPS/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0149

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
66218, M 63572, M 63573 Various / Paul Oliver Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues(2xLP, Comp, Mono) CBS, CBS, CBS 66218, M 63572, M 63573 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SOPI 20-21 Various / Paul Oliver Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) CBS/Sony Inc. SOPI 20-21 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
CG 30008 Various The Story Of The Blues(2xLP, Comp, Mono, RP) Columbia CG 30008 US Unknown Sell This Version
S 67260 Various / Paul Oliver Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues(2xLP, Comp) CBS S 67260 Spain 1972 Sell This Version
510728 2 Various The Story Of The Blues(2xCD, Comp) Legacy 510728 2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version

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