Use the dropdown menus below to search within this category

Listen NowTitleFile NumberSubjectsRecording DateAlt TitleGenresInstrumentsCitiesCountiesStateSettingEditor NoteTechnical NoteOnline Resourcesgenre_hfilterinstrument_hfiltercity_hfiltercounty_hfilterstate_hfiltersetting_hfilter
Country Blues4769A18-30-1941,

Followed by interview with Alan Lomax about the song, Robert Johnson, Son House, his tunings, style, and musicianship.

bluesguitar vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
I Be's Troubled4769A28/30/1941,

Followed by interview with Alan Lomax about the song, Robert Johnson, Son House, his tunings, style, and musicianship.

bluesguitar vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Country Blues (duplicate)4770A18-30-1941,

Duplicate (from preservation reel) of 4769A1. Followed by interview with Alan Lomax about the song, Robert Johnson, Son House, his tunings, style, and musicianship.

bluesguitar vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
I Be's Troubled (duplicate)4770A28/30/1941,

Duplicate (from preservation reel) of 4769A2. Followed by interview with John Work about the song’s composition and his repertoire playing for dances.

bluesguitar vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Ramblin' Kid Blues (fragment)6628A1, , , 7-24-1942, , ,

Fragmentary machine/microphone test.

bluesfiddle guitar mandolin vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Ramblin' Kid Blues (fragment)6628A6, , , 7-24-1942, , , bluesfiddle guitar mandolin vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Rosalie6628A7, , , 7-24-1942Rosa Lee, , , bluesfiddle guitar mandolin vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Joe Turner Blues6628A8, , , 7-24-1942, , ,

With spoken interjections by the rest of the group.

bluesfiddle guitar mandolin vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Pearlie May Blues6628B1, , , 7-24-1942, , , bluesfiddle guitar mandolin vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Take A Walk With Me6628B2, 7-24-1942, bluesguitar vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
Burr Clover Blues6628B3, 7-24-1942,

Discussion about composition follows. Morganfield says he wrote it in ’40.

bluesguitar vocalstovallcoahomamississippi
I Be Bound to Write to You (#1)6629A3, 7-24-1942, bluesguitar vocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
I Be Bound to Write to You (#2)6629A4, 7-24-1942, bluesguitar vocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
You Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone6629A57-24-1942, bluesguitar vocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
You Got to Take Sick and Die Some of These Days6666A37-30-1942, http://Source audio from LWO/sacred-songguitar vocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie
Why Don’t You Live So God Can Use You6666B17-30-1942, http://Source audio from LWO/sacred-songguitar vocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie
Country Blues6666B27-30-1942, http://Source audio from LWO/bluesguitar vocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie
You Gonna Miss Me When I'm Dead and Gone6667A17-30-1942, http://Source audio from LWO/bluesguitar vocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie
32-206667B2, 7-30-1942,

“Johnny”‘s is otherwise unidentified.

bluesguitar vocalcoahomacoahomamississippiaggie