Broke & Hungry Records: Essential Mississippi Country Blues

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Back to Bentonia
1.  Back to Bentonia by Jimmy Duck Holmes
The list author says:
  "The label's debut album.  Great tracks from the Blue Front Cafe, following in the footsteps of Skip James and Jack Owens."
Used & New from: 18.40
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Searching for
2.  Searching for by Odell Harris
The list author says:
  "If you like the incredible Junior Kimbrough or RL Burnside, try this virtually unknown North Mississippi virtuoso."
14.58   Used & New from: 6.98

Meet Me in the Cotton Field
3.  Meet Me in the Cotton Field by Terry Willams/Wesley Jefferson
The list author says:
  "Great music from two Clarksdale natives.  Reminds me of Buddy Guy's Sweet Tea record in places (also recommended)."
14.88   Used & New from: 6.98

Done Got Tired of Tryin
4.  Done Got Tired of Tryin by Jimmy Duck Holmes
The list author says:
  "More great tracks from Jimmy "Duck" Holmes.  Great version of "Catfish Blues"."
23.69   Used & New from: 11.00

World Must Never Know
5.  World Must Never Know by The Mississippi Marvel
The list author says:
  "What a voice.  This is the debut of a 78-year old artist from Clarksdale.  But who is he?  Broke & Hungry are keeping that quiet..."
17.49   Used & New from: 6.45

His Father's Son
6.  His Father's Son by Pat Thomas
The list author says:
  "Son of James "Son" Thomas - blues legend, gravedigger and sculptor from Leland, Mississippi.  Pat's music follows in the style of his father, with glimpses of the ethereal Skip James."
16.86   Used & New from: 6.98

Ain't It Lonesome
7.  Ain't It Lonesome by Jimmy Duck Holmes
The list author says:
  "Another good set of tracks from "Duck".  Somewhere between Honeyboy Edwards, Skip James and RL Burnside."
25.73   Used & New from: 13.02

Mistakes Were Made -..
8.  Mistakes Were Made -.. by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "A retrospective of the first five years of Broke & Hungry.  A good introduction to their various artists."
27.95   Used & New from: 10.00

M for Mississippi [DVD] [2008] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  M for Mississippi [DVD] [2008] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Bill Abel
The list author says:
  ""A week long road trip to a place like no other."  If you haven't visited the Delta, do.  Failing that, watch this to see what it's all about..."
10.44   Used & New from: 9.41

M for Mississippi
10.  M for Mississippi by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "... or buy the soundtrack ..."
22.52   Used & New from: 6.98

M for Mississippi: Road Trip Through
11.  M for Mississippi: Road Trip Through by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "... and then listen to this one."
18.14   Used & New from: 6.98
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

MOST THINGS HAVEN'T WORKED OUT
12.  MOST THINGS HAVEN'T WORKED OUT by Junior Kimbrough
The list author says:
  "That's it from Broke & Hungry so far (June 2011), but if you liked the above, then check out these ... This is one of Junior Kimbrough's best."
7.31   Used & New from: 6.01

All Night Long
13.  All Night Long by Junior Kimbrough
The list author says:
  "Another great record from Junior."
13.17   Used & New from: 6.78
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

First Recordings
14.  First Recordings by R. L. Burnside
The list author says:
  "Excellent, laid back country blues from RL Burnside.  One of my favourites."
14.73   Used & New from: 6.84
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

BURNSIDE ON BURNSIDE
15.  BURNSIDE ON BURNSIDE by R.L. Burnside
The list author says:
  "RL in much more rocking style, here live in Portland.  Heavy, driving, hypnotic."
Used & New from: 19.83
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I Do Not Play Rock 'n' Roll: the Complete Sessions
16.  I Do Not Play Rock 'n' Roll: the Complete Sessions by Fred McDowell
The list author says:
  "A charming collection from the master of the Mississippi Hill Country.  His "You Gotta Move" was immortalised by the Rolling Stones and is now inscribed on his gravestone."
12.97   Used & New from: 8.36

Heritage Of The Blues
17.  Heritage Of The Blues by Fred McDowell
The list author says:
  "An excellent (and my first) introduction to Fred McDowell, bought at Off Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi."
12.44   Used & New from: 7.80

Amazing Grace
18.  Amazing Grace by Fred McDowell
The list author says:
  "Nice collection of spirituals from Fred McDowell, including a great Blind Willie Johnson cover."
12.99   Used & New from: 5.11
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Praise God I'm Satisfied
19.  Praise God I'm Satisfied by Blind Willie Johnson
The list author says:
  "His voice is gruffer than Charlie Patton's, if you can believe it.  One of Dylan's early favourites.  Also check out Tommy Johnson."
9.66   Used & New from: 5.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

From Lake Mary
20.  From Lake Mary by Scott Dunbar
The list author says:
  "Dunbar led a quiet life as a fisherman on Lake Mary, a cut-off of the Mississippi River near the border with Louisiana.  His music reflects his quiet way of life."
11.99   Used & New from: 5.82
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The George Mitchell Collection Vol.1-45
21.  The George Mitchell Collection Vol.1-45 by George Mitchell
The list author says:
  "This will take some listening to!  A huge collection of 150 remarkable field recordings of often unknown (along with some better known) artists, recorded by George Mitchell from the 1960s onwards."
27.20   Used & New from: 25.93
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Chulahoma
22.  Chulahoma by The Black Keys
The list author says:
  "The Black Keys do Junior Kimbrough. An excellent record that captures Kimbrough's groove and received praise from Junior's wife. Also check out other recordings in Fat Possum's ever-growing catalogue."
6.46   Used & New from: 3.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Sweet Tea
23.  Sweet Tea by Buddy Guy
The list author says:
  "A great Fat Possum-style Buddy Guy album recorded in Oxford, Mississippi.  Great acoustic guitar coupled with mean bass and pounding drums.  Some great Junior covers too."
Used & New from: 15.95
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We Juke Up in Here - Mississippi's Juke [DVD] [2012] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
24.  We Juke Up in Here - Mississippi's Juke [DVD] [2012] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Various
The list author says:
  "Broke and Hungry's follow up to "M for Mississippi", documenting the last of the juke joints - Red's Lounge in Clarksdale, Mississippi."
Used & New from: 12.90
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You See Me Laughin - The Last Of The Hill Country Bluemen [2002] [DVD]
25.  You See Me Laughin - The Last Of The Hill Country Bluemen [2002] [DVD] DVD ~ R.L. Burnside
The list author says:
  "A snapshot of the North Mississippi blues scene centred in Holly Springs, with some nice footage of Burnside, Kimbrough, CeDell Davis, Asie Payton and others."
8.75   Used & New from: 6.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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