Mississippi John Hurt – Mr. Hurt Goes To Washington (2-CD Set)

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Release Date:  2021

Label:  Sunset Blvd Records

 

Track List

Disc 1

1. Candy Man
2. Avalon Blues
3. Frankie and Albert
4. Richlands Women Blues
5. Stack O’Lee
6. Louis Collins
7. Monday Morning Blues
8. Nobody’s Dirty Business
9. Slidin’ Delta
10. Got the Blues That Can’t Be Satisfied
11. My Creole Belle
12. Spike Driver (John Henry)
13. Coffee Blues
14. Let the Mermaids Flirt with Me
15. Talking Casey Jones
16. Funky Butt
17. Joe Turner
18. I’m Satisfied
19. Blessed Be the Name of the Lord
20. Camp Meeting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground

Disc 2

1. Trouble I’ve Had All My Day
2. Pera-Lee
3. Pay Day
4. Corrina, Corrina
5. Hey Baby Right Away
6. Pallet on the Floor
7. Waiting for a Train
8. Oh Mary Don’t You Weep
9. Weeping and Wailing
10. Keep Me Knockin’ (You Can’t Come in)
11. If You Don’t Want Me
12. Salty Dog
13. Walking the Floor Over You
14. Cow Hooking Blues
15. Four O’Clock Blues
16. See See Rider
17. Poor Boy a Long Way from Home
18. Good Morning Miss Carrie
19. I Got Mine
20. Hot Time in Old Town Tonight

 

Notes

In July of 1963, the Library of Congress was able to induce Mississippi John Hurt to come to the Coolidge Auditorium in DC and record dozens of songs as the crowning achievement of his legacy. Mississippi John Hurt sang with a warmth and reflective quality that made him sound like no other blues singer in the world, and these Library of Congress Recordings showcase his gospel-influenced style beautifully.

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