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As Good As It Gets: Jukebox Blues

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As Good As It Gets: Jukebox Blues contains 52 tracks spread out over two discs of urban and jump blues classics from the mid- to late '40s. All the big names are here, including John Lee Hooker, Amos Milburn, Wynonnie Harris, Julia Lee, T-Bone Walker, Charles Brown, Memphis Slim, and Louis Jordan. Decent sound quality and a budget price makes this a highly enjoyable compilation.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:59
2 2:34
3 3:08
4 2:36
5 3:01
6 2:46
7
2:35
8 2:27
9 2:55
10 3:17
11 2:41
12 2:06
13 2:46
14 3:08
15 2:41
16 2:46
17 2:54
18 3:02
19 2:38
20 2:52
21 2:57
22 2:57
23 2:41
24 2:58
25
2:47
26 2:58

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:47
2 3:06
3 2:41
4 2:51
5 2:49
6 2:59
7 3:05
8 2:27
9 2:42
10 3:11
11 2:48
12 2:40
13 2:37
14 2:32
15
2:39
16 3:13
17 2:46
18 3:10
19 2:52
20 2:33
21 2:46
22 3:11
23 2:38
24 2:44
25 2:58
26 2:55
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