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Free and Equal Blues

Free and Equal Blues

Josh White (1914-1969) was a brilliant musician whose vibrant guitar and rich vocals captivated audiences for decades. Recorded at the height of his career by Moses Asch in the 1940s, he performs these 26 blues, gospel, popular, and hard-hitting topical songs solo or accompanied by such contemporaries as Lead Belly, Mary Lou Williams, and the Almanac Singers. Extensive biographical notes, photographs, archivist's remarks, bibliography, and discography. 74 minutes. Produced and compiled by Jeff Place and Elijah Wald. Additional annotation by Kip Lornell.

Track Listing

101
One Meat Ball Josh White 3:11
102
In My Time of Dying Josh White 3:14
103
Free and Equal Blues Josh White 4:29
104
Number 12 Train Josh White 3:39
105
Jim Crow Josh White 2:48
106
Landlord Josh White 2:37
107
Betty and Dupree Josh White 3:46
108
Trouble Josh White 2:40
109
Beloved Comrade Josh White 2:03
110
Hold On Josh White 2:13
111
Jelly Jelly Josh White 2:27
112
When I Lay Down Josh White 2:36
113
The House I Live In Josh White 2:31
114
Fuhrer Josh White 3:10
115
Minute Man Josh White and Mary Lou Williams 2:06
116
Take a Gal Like You Josh White 3:10
117
Whatcha Gonna Do (Sometime) Josh White 1:14
118
Don't Lie Buddy Josh White 2:21
119
Motherless Children Josh White 2:30
120
No More Blues (No More Bread Lines) Josh White 2:45
121
Mean Mistreatin' Woman Josh White 3:10
122
Freedom Road Josh White 2:20
123
Miss Otis Regrets Josh White 2:58
124
Careless Love Josh White 3:22
125
T.B. Blues Josh White 3:21
126
Outskirts of Town Josh White 3:02

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