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Alan Lomax - Blues Songbook

Rounder Records

The Blues Songbook presents some of the most original, diverse, and exciting blues Alan Lomax ever recorded. Chosen from over five decades of field recordings, this collection encompasses the famous: Son House, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Blind Willie McTell and the obscure: Cecil Augusta, Ozella Jones; blues from the city: Howlin Wolf; the country: Skip James; and the prison: Tangle Eye, on a double CD set that includes previously unreleased tracks and features digital transfers using DSD technology.