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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Muddy Waters; Alan Lomax; John W Work; Son Simms Four.
|Notes:||Blues; all songs written by McKinley Morganfield (i.e. Muddy Waters) except Joe Turner and Pearlie May blues.
Original field recordings produced by Alan Lomax and John Work.
In part previously unissued.
Program notes by Mary Katherine Aldin (15 p. : ill., ports.) in container.
|Performer(s):||Muddy Waters, guitar and vocals ; in part with other musicians, including the Son Simms Four.|
|Event notes:||Recorded in Stovall, Miss., ca. Aug. 24-31, 1941 (1st-6th works) and July 24, 1942 (7th-17th works) and in Clarksdale, Miss., ca. July 20-24, 1942 (18th-22nd works).|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Country blues : number one --
Interview #1 / by Alan Lomax --
I be's troubled --
Interview #2 / by John Work & Alan Lomax --
Burr Clover Farm blues --
Interview #3 / by John Work --
Ramblin' kid blues : partial --
Ramblin' kid blues --
Joe Turner --
Pearlie May blues --
Take a walk with me --
Burr Clover blues --
Interview #4 --
I be bound to write to you : first version --
I be bound to write to you : second version --
You're gonna miss me when I'm gone : number one --
You got to take sick and die some of these days --
Why don't you live so God can use you --
Country blues : number two --
You're gonna miss me when I'm gone : number two --
|Other Titles:||Country blues.
I be's troubled.
Burr Clover Farm blues.
Ramblin' kid blues.
Pearlie May blues.
Take a walk with me.
Burr Clover blues.
I be bound to write to you.
You're gonna miss me when I'm gone.
You got to take sick and die some of these days.
Why don't you live so God can use you.
Historic 1941-42 Library of Congress field recordings