RECORD STORE DAY 2018 > Various Artists - Rough Guide To Ragtime

Various Artists

Rough Guide To Ragtime


Release Date: 4/21/2018
Format: LP
Label: World Music Network
Quantity: 1300
Release type: 'RSD First' Release


Ragtime had a profound influence on many early blues performers who strived to reproduce its complicated piano sounds on the guitar. With its faster rhythm and good-time feel, this danceable style was performed with mesmerizing skill by blues greats such as Blind Blake, Reverend Gary Davis and Blind Boy Fuller.

01 Blind Willie McTell: Southern Can Is  02 Willie Walker: South Carolina Rag (Take 2)  03 Blind Boy Fuller: Piccolo Rag  04 Blind Blake: Blind Arthur's Breakdown  05 Papa Charlie Jackson: Drop That Sack  06 Bo Carter: Your Biscuits Are Big Enough For Me  07 William Moore: Ragtime Millionaire  08 Allen Brothers: Salty Dog Blues  09 Blind Lemon Jefferson: Beggin' Back  10 Big Bill Broonzy: Guitar Rag  11 Mississippi John Hurt: Got the Blues Can't Be Satisfied  12 Reverend Gary Davis: Have More Faith In Jesus  13 Buddy Boy Hawkins: Raggin' The Blues  14 Cannon's Jug Stompers: Money Never Runs Out