Country Blues Guitar Discography - Part 1
Mississippi & Texas
By Glenn Weiser
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Robert Johnson

This is a short list of some of my favorite country blues guitar recordings, selected by region. Part 2 covers The East Coast and Memphis. -GW

Part 2  

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Blind Lemon Jefferson
Missisippi Delta
                                                             
Son House-Delta Blues-Biograph BCD 118

Son House-Father of the Delta Blues
-Columbia C2T 48867

Mississippi John Hurt-In 1928-Yazoo 1065

Skip James-The Complete 1931 Session-Yazoo 1072

Skip James-Greatest of the Delta Blues Singers
-Biograph BCD 122

Skip James-She Lyin'-Gene's 9901

Robert Johnson-The Complete Recordings
Columbia C2K 46222

Fred McDowell-Missisippi Blues-Black Lion 761079

Charlie Patton-Founder of the Delta Blues-Yazoo1020

Charlie Patton-King of the Delta Blues-Yazoo 2001

Various Artists-Canned Heat Blues: Masters of the Delta Blues-Bluebird 61047-2

Various Artists-Masters of the Delta Blues-Yazoo 2002

Various Artists-Mississippi Masters
Early American Blues Classics -Yazoo 2007

Muddy Waters-The Complete Plantation Recordings
Chess CHD9344

Robert Wilkins-The Original Rolling Stone
Yazoo 1077

Negro Blues and Hollers- Rounder CD 1501

Texas

Blind Lemon Jefferson-Milestone MCD-47022

Blind Lemon Jefferson-King of the Country Blues
Yazoo 1069

Lightnin' Hopkins-Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 400019

Lightnin' Hopkins-The Gold Star Sessions,
Vol. 1-Arhoolie CD 330

Lil' Son Jackson-Blues Come to Texas
-Arhoolie CD 409

Blind Willie Johnson-The Complete Blind Willie Johnson-Columbia C2T 52835

Leadbelly-Columbia CK 30035

Leadbelly-King of the 12-String Guitar
-Columbia CK 46776

Mance Lipscomb-Texas Songster-Arhoolie CD 306

Mance Lipscomb-You Got to Reap What You Sow
-Arhoolie 398

Mance Lipscomb-Captain! Captain!-Arhoolie 465

Funny Papa Smith-1930-1931-Yazoo 1031

Various Artists-Don't You Leave Me Here: The Blues of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana-Yazoo 1004

Various Artists-Texas Blues Guitar (1929-1935)
Story Blues-CD 3532-2

Various Artists-Blues With a Feeling
(Newport Folk Festival, 1963-1968)
Vanguard VCD2 77005

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