It's The Best Stuff Yet


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Frog Records are proud to present a new and superior selection of Rare & Hot unissued tests, ‘clean’ originals & field recordings of classic guitar Piedmont blues and seaboard stomps. Recorded between 1927 & 1988. Featuring the talents of Buddy Moss, Curley Weaver, Ed BushAllison Mathis, Barbecue Bob, Blind Blake & many others.

Plus, the COMPLETE Blind Willie McTell / Ed Rhodes 1956 unedited final session with NEW songs and interview material with the King of the Atlanta 12 string guitar.

Two CDs and DVD size 32 page colour booklet - all in a DVD size case - to allow more space for info., and larger graphics than a CD case allows.

Tracks Lists:
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Disc One. Piedmont Come Down To Atlanta

1. Ruth Willis (With Blind Willie McTell) Talkin’to You Wimmin’ About The Blues
2. Ruth Willis Merciful Blues
3. Blind Willie McTell Mamma T’aint Long Fo’ Day
4. Curley Weaver & Eddie Mapp It’s The Best Stuff Yet
5. Prince Moore Mississippi Water #2
6. Prince Moore Market Street Rag #1
7. Ruth Willis I’m Still Sloppy Drunk
8. Buddy Moss Red River Blues #2
9. Buddy Moss Hard Time Blues #1
10. Gitfiddle Jim Rainy Night Blues
11. Gitfiddle Jim Paddlin’ Blues
12. Barbecue Bob Jambooger Blues
13. Barbecue Bob Black Skunk Blues
14. Curly Weaver Dirty Deal Blues
15. Georgia Boyd Never Mind Blues
16. Sam Montgomery Mercy Mercy Blues #2
17. Allison Mathis You Done Quit Me Good As I Been To You
18. Blind Willie McTell Delia
19. Blind Blake West Coast Blues #1
20. Blind Boy Fuller Rag Mama Rag #1
21. Joshua White John Henry
22. John Jackson A Blind Blake Rag
23. John Jackson Too Tight
24. Unkown Artists Squeeze My Lemon
25. Ed Bush My Husband Just Now Left
26. Josh White Darktown Strutters** Listener Beware

Disc Two. The COMPLETE 1956 Blind Willie McTell ‘Ed Rhodes Final Session’. Blind Willie McTell

1. Warm Up
2. Baby It Must Be Love
3. Talk About “Dyin’ Crapshooter’s”
4. Dyin’ Crapshooter’s Blues
5. Talk About Early Life
6. Pal Of Mine
7. More About Life
8. Don’t Forget It
9. Talk About “Kill It Kid”
10. Kill It Kid
11. Talk About “That Will Never Happen No More”
12. That Will Never Happen No More
13. A Request For “My Blue Heaven”
14. My Blue Heaven
15. Some Talk “About Drinking”
16. Beedle Um Bum
17. Talk About “Salty Dog”
18. A Married Man’s A Fool
19. Talk About “A To Z”
20. A To Z Blues
21. Talk About “New Orleans”
22. Goodbye Blues
23. Basin Street Blues
24. Talk About “People In Room”
25. Salty Dog
26. Talks About “Train Songs”
27. Wabash Cannonball
28. Talks About “St James” & Asks To ‘Snooze’
29. St. James Infirmary
30. Asks For Prison Songs
31. Talk And If I Had The Wings
32. Length And Leadbelly
33. Instrumental (Medley) Kill It Kid (inst) – Weeping Willow (inst)– Wreck of the Old 97 (with vocal) Bonus Interview Edits.
34. Ed rhodes remembers Willie McTell in Conversation with Larry Cohn – part 1.
35. Part 2.

Note: Final Session Track Listing Is As Listed by Samuel B. Charters from the original tape master sheet and reproduced in Record Research Magazine (August 1961)

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