The Legacy of the Blues Maxi Sampler

Various Artists

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The Legacy of the Blues Maxi Sampler Review

by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Legacy of the Blues Sampler is a good 24-track collection that spotlights highlights from GNP's ongoing series. Although there are no truly classic performances on the collection, it offers a good introduction to the series.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Bukka White 04:10 Amazon
2 Snooks Eaglin 03:35 Amazon
3 Champion Jack Dupree 03:35 Amazon
4 Mighty Joe Young 03:05 Amazon
5 Juke Boy Bonner 03:08 Amazon
6 Big Joe Williams 02:32 Amazon
7 Memphis Slim 02:34 Amazon
8 J.D. Short 03:46 Amazon
9 Robert Pete Williams 02:00 Amazon
10 Eddie Boyd 02:30 Amazon
11
Sunnyland Slim 02:19 Amazon
12 Lightnin' Hopkins 02:53 Amazon
13
Bukka White 02:21 Amazon
14
Snooks Eaglin 02:53 Amazon
15 Champion Jack Dupree 03:01 Amazon
16
Mighty Joe Young 03:05 Amazon
17 Juke Boy Bonner 02:49 Amazon
18
Big Joe Williams 03:18 Amazon
19 Memphis Slim 02:27 Amazon
20
J.D. Short 02:42 Amazon
21
03:09 Amazon
22
Eddie Boyd 03:32 Amazon
23
Sunnyland Slim 02:47 Amazon
24
Lightnin' Hopkins 03:06 Amazon
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