My Black Mama 1 & 2 / Various
- Artist: Various Artists
- Format: CD
- Release Date:9/20/2005
This CD contains 16 classic blues songs from the 1920s. The second volume features "My Black Mama - Part 1 & Part 2" by Son House and 15 more classic blues songs by other great blues singers including Charley Patton, Skip James, Blind Blake, Ma Rainey and others. This CD was packaged with the 2005 "Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920s Calendar" (BIM #205) which reproduced the artwork promoting these songs when they were first released. Miniature versions of the artwork are included on the CD's v-card. A few bonus songs are included without images, and all tracks are newly remastered from the finest copies of the original 78 rpm records. Track listings:(1) Drunken Spree Skip James(2) My Black Mama (Part 1 & Part 2) Son House(3) Blues, Oh Blues Ma Rainey(4) Jungle Man Blues Papa Charlie Jackson(5) Mamlish Blues Ed Bell(6) Sitting on Top of the World Mississippi Sheiks(7) Pony Blues Charley Patton(8) Lonesome Swamp Rattlesnake Jaydee Short(9) Depressions Gone from Me Blues Blind Blake (10) Midnight Hour Blues Ida Cox (11) Half Cup of Tea Beale Street Sheiks (12) Christmas Eve Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson (13) My Buddy, Blind Papa Lemon King Solomon Hill (14) Ninety Nine Blues Blind Joe Reynolds (15) You Gotta Have That Thing Memphis Jug Band (16) Bottle It Up And Go Memphis Jug Band.
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