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Robert Johnson - The Complete Original Masters: Centennial Edition

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This is the ultimate collector's vinyl piece for any Robert Johnson fan!

$349.00

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Recreated in the historical look and feel of the twelve 10” 78rpm discs that originally carried Robert Johnson’s music into the world in 1936 and 1937 (only playing at 45rpm), this Limited Edition collector’s set will be individually numbered to 1000.  Housed in an actual 78rpm album book – each “page” being a sleeve holding a single disc - each vinyl disc is outfitted with reproductions of the original record labels.  Also included is a unique booklet with new essays telling the updated story of Robert Johnson, photos and more!

The Complete Original Masters tracklisting:

Disc 1.     Kind Hearted Woman Blues / Terraplane Blues
Disc 2.     32-20 Blues / Last Fair Deal Gone Down
Disc 3.     I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom / Dead Shrimp Blues
Disc 4.     Ramblin’  On My Mind / Cross Road Blues
Disc 5.     Come On In My Kitchen / They’re Red Hot
Disc 6.     Sweet Home Chicago / Walkin’ Blues
Disc 7.     From Four Until Late / Hellhound On My Trail
Disc 8.     Stones in my Passway / I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man
Disc 9.     Malted Milk / Milkcow’s Calf Blues
Disc 10.  Stop Breakin’ Down Blues / Honeymoon Blues
Disc 11.  Little Queen of Spades / Me and the Devil Blues
Disc 12.  Preachin’ Blues / Love in Vain

This limited edition collector’s item WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE IN STORES!



As an added bonus, each order will include the following BONUS ITEMS:

  • The Robert Johnson Centennial Collection  (2CD)
  • Rarities From The Vaults 2-CD Set (includes Rare Victor Blues – recordings from the Sony/Victor vaults, as well as Also Playing – other performers who recorded on the same day)
  • The Life And Music Of Robert Johnson: Can't You Hear The Wind Howl DVD

 

Bonus items' tracklistings:

Centennial Collection Rare Victor Blues Also Playing DVD

Kindhearted Woman Blues
Kindhearted Woman Blues (ALT TAKE)
I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom
Sweet Home Chicago
Rambling On My Mind
Rambling On My Mind (ALT TAKE)
When You Got A Good Friend
When You Got A Good Friend (ALT TAKE)
Come On In My Kitchen
Come On In My Kitchen (ALT TAKE)
Terraplane Blues
Phonograph Blues
Phonograph Blues (ALT TAKE)
32-20 Blues
They’re Red Hot
Dead Shrimp Blues
Cross Road Blues
Cross Road Blues (ALT TAKE)
Walking Blues
Last Fair Deal Gone Down
Preaching Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)
If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day
Stones In My Passway
I’m A Steady Rollin’ Man
From Four Till Late
Hellhound On My Trail
Little Queen Of Spades
Little Queen Of Spades (ALT TAKE)
Malted Milk
Drunken Hearted Man
Drunken Hearted Man (ALT TAKE)
Me And The Devil Blues
Me And The Devil Blues (ALT TAKE)
Stop Breakin’ Down Blues
Stop Breakin’ Down Blues (ALT TAKE)
Traveling Riverside Blues
Traveling Riverside Blues (ALT TAKE)
Honeymoon Blues
Love in Vain
Love in Vain (ALT TAKE)
Milkcow’s Calf Blues
Milkcow’s Calf Blues (ALT TAKE)

1. South Memphis Blues - Frank Stokes (1929)
2. Bunker Hill Blues - Frank Stokes (1929)
3. Dry Land Blues - Furry Lewis (1928)
4. Cannonball Blues - Furry Lewis(1928)
5. She’s Got Jordan River in Her Hips - R.T.Hanen (1931)
6. Happy Days Blues - R.T.Hanen (1931)
7. Expressman Blues - Sleepy John Estes (1930)
8. Sweet Mama - Sleepy John Estes (1930)
9. Fence Breakin’ Blues - Shreveport Home Wreckers (1930)
10. Home Wreckin’ Blues - Shreveport Home Wreckers (1930)
11. Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnson (1928)
12. Big Fat Mama Blues - Tommy Johnson (1928)
13. Leavin’ Town - Ishman Bracey (1928)
14. The Four Day Blues - Ishman Bracey (1928)
15. I Never Told a Lie - Memphis Minnie-Kansas Joe (1930)
16. Don’t Want no Woman - Memphis Minnie-Kansas Joe (1930)
17. Real Estate Mama - Samuel “Fat” Westmoreland (unissued)
18. Dreamin’ Blues - Samuel “Fat” Westmoreland (unissued)
19. Cash Money Blues - Kaiser Clifton (1930)
20. Fort Worth and Denver Blues - Kaiser Clifton (1930)
21. Walking Blues - Charlie Kyle (1928)
22. No Baby Blues - Charlie Kyle (1928)
23. Lonesome Day Blues - Ruby Glaze & Blind Willie McTell (1932)
24. Searching the Desert for the Blues - Ruby Glaze & Blind Willie McTell (1932)

(recorded in San Antonio, TX, November 26th, 1936)

1. THE CHUCK WAGON GANG
The Engineer’s Child
Vocalion 04105 (mx SA.2615-1)

2. ANDRES BERLANGA Y FRANCISCO MONTALVO
Que Piensas tu que me Amore
(mx SA.2619-2)

3. ANDRES BERLANGA Y FRANCISCO MONTALVO
Ay! Que Bonitos Ojitos
(mx SA.2623-1)

(recorded in San Antonio, TX, November 27th, 1936)

4. HERMANAS BRAZZA Y DANIEL PALOMO
Que Sera?
(mx SA.2636-1)

5. HERMANAS BRAZZA Y DANIEL PALOMO
Muchos Besos
(mx SA.2639-2)

(recorded in Dallas, TX, June 19th, 1937)

6. CRYSTAL SPRINGS RAMBLERS
Tell Me Pretty Mama
Vocalion 03856 (mx DAL.376-1)

7. CRYSTAL SPRINGS RAMBLERS
Down In Arkansas
Vocalion 03856 (mx DAL.374-1)

8. ZEKE WILLIAMS & HIS RAMBLING COWBOYS
Breeze
Vocalion 03755 (mx DAL.380-1)

(recorded in Dallas, TX, June 20th, 1937)

9. THE LIGHT CRUST DOUGHBOYS
The Eyes Of Texas
Vocalion 03640 (mx DAL.388-1)

10. THE LIGHT CRUST DOUGHBOYS
Stay Out Of The South
Unissued on 78 rpm (mx DAL.392-1)

Thanks to Alan Stoker and the Country Music Foundation, Nashville, TN

Critically-acclaimed 1992 UK documentary film, based in Mississippi, that consolidated all know research into Johnson’s life at the time: narrated by John Hammond Jr., with guest appearances by Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Johnny Shines, and many others, as well as the most notable blues authorities of the era.