Various - The Birth Of The Blues

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  1. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Birth of the Blues [Box Set] - Various Artists on AllMusic - /5.
  2. Much of the popular music of the last century is derived from the blues, and this collection features blues legends performing classics from as far back as its breakthrough years in s and '40s America. Includes page booklet with rare photos and informative sleeve notes.4/4(2).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Birth Of The Blues on Discogs.3/5(1).
  4. Jun 25,  · The Birth of the Blues has apparently been released in a few versions: this 4-CD box set, a single disc CD that's also available here, and the 2-CD set that I just came across at a discount store. So while I've only heard half of the tracks that are on this set, I can at least contribute a little info.4/5(2).
  5. Share this page. This three-disc set doesn't so much chronicle the birth of the blues, as it does its adolescence, marking the point when the blues went urban and electric. Among the highlights here are Mississippi Fred McDowell's "61 Highway," Magic Slim's stately and poignant "Cummins Prison Farm," and Lightnin' Hopkins' "War Is Starting Again.".6/

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