Playlist for Blues Off the Record with Sonny Boy Williamson III, June 11th, 2020

Blind Willie Johnson – Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground – Dark Was The Night

Blind Willie Johnson – If I Had My Way I’d Tear the Building Down – Dark Was The Night

Rev. Gary Davis – Death Don’t Have No Mercy – Harlem Street Singer

Lead Belly – Bourgeois Blues – Classic Protests Songs from Smithsonian Folkways

Josh White – Bad Depression Blues – Josh White Vol. 1

Josh White – Uncle Sam Says – Josh White Vol. 4

Josh White – Jim Crow Train – Josh White Vol. 4

Magic Sam – 21 Days in Jail – The Essential Magic Sam

J.B. Hutto – Feel So Good – Slidin’ the Blues

Junior Kimbrough – Lonesome Road – Most Things Haven’t Worked Out

Roosevelt Sykes – Sputnik Baby – Roosevelt Sykes Vol. 1

Jimmy Rogers – Left Me with a Broken Heart – The Complete Chess Recordings

Mose Vinson – Forty Four Blues – Sun Records Blues Archive

Jimmy Rushing – See See Rider – The Essential Jimmy Rushing

Louis Jordan – Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie – Jack, You’re Dead: The Essential Blues Archive

Charles Brown – Driftin’ Blues – The Best of Charles Brown

Frankie “Half Pint” Jackson – Down at Jaspers BBQ – Frankie “Half Pint” Jackson Vol. 1

Mississippi Fred McDowell – You Gotta Move – You Gotta Move

Johnny Temple – The Evil Devil Blues – Lonesome Road Blues

Curley Weaver – No No No Blues – Curley Weaver

Charley Lincoln – Mojoe Blues – Charley Lincoln and Willie Baker

Buddy Moss – Your Hard Head Will Some Sorrow Some Day – Buddy Moss Vol. 3

Bull City Red – I Saw the Light – Blues and Gospel from the Eastern States

Ma Rainey – Stack O’Lee Blues – Ma Rainey Vol. 3

Ma Rainey- Chain Gang Blues – Ma Rainey Vol. 3

Mattie May Thomas – Workhouse Blues – American Primitive Vol. 2

Robert Pete Williams – Angola Penitentiary Blues – The Sonet Blues Story

Bukka White – Parchman Farm Blues – The Vintage Recordings

Son House – County Farm Blues – The Complete Library of Congress Recordings

Walter Davis – Cotton Farm Blues – Walter Davis vol. 5

Walter Davis – Oh! Me! Oh! My! Blues – Walter Davis vol. 7

Leroy Carr –  Mean Mistreater Mama – How Long, How Long Blues

Bumble Bee Slim – Cruel Hearted Woman – Back to the Crossroads

Robert Johnson – Kind Hearted Woman Blues – King of the Delta Blues

Memphis Minnie – Mean Mistreater Blues – Memphis Minnie Vol. 1

Tampa Red – Mean Mistreater Blues – The Bluebird Recordings

Muddy Waters – Mean Mistreater – You Shook Me: The Chess Masters

Elmore James – Mean Mistreatin’ Mama – The Sky is Crying: The History of Elmore James

Kokomo Arnold – Sissy Man Blues – Back to the Crossroads

Casey Bill Weldon – I Believe I’ll Make a Change – Casey Bill Weldon Vol. 2

Doctor Ross – Theme Song – Classic Harmonica Blues

John Brim – Ice Cream Man – Chess Blues

Robert Nighthawk – Return Mail Blues – Collection 1937-52

Sonny Boy Williamson II – Eyesight to the Blind / Susie Q – 45 Blues Hits 

Hound Dog Taylor – Kansas City – Genuine Houserocking Music

Odetta – Blowing in the Wind – Odetta Sings Folk Songs

Billie Holiday – Strange Fruit – Billie Holiday

Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come – Ain’t that Good News

Oscar Peterson Trio – Hymn to Freedom – Night Train

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – This Train – The Decca Singles, Vol. 3

Otha Turner and the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band – My Babe – Everybody Hollerin’ Goat