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100 Greatest Acoustic Blues Songs

The greatest of all acoustic blues music is right here.

99 songs (5 hours and 27 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen' & Other Favorites (Digitally Remastered)
2:31
2
Baby Please Don't Go
Big Joe Williams - Baby Please Don't Go
2:46
3
Hell Hound On My Trail (Original)
Robert Johnson - Sounds of Music pres. Robert Johnson
2:37
4
Crow Jane
Skip James - Worried Blues
2:08
5
Dust My Broom
Elmore James - The Very Best of Elmore James, Vol. 1: Dust My Broom
2:49
6
Midnight Special
Leadbelly - Blues Routes - Leadbelly
2:07
7
Alabama Blues
J.B. Lenoir - Blues Classics: J.B. Lenoir
3:14
8
Freight Train
Elizabeth Cotten - Freight Train and Other North Carolina Folk Songs and Tunes (Original Album 1958)
2:46
9
Love Is The Answer
Lonnie Johnson & Blues - Fav Blues
2:44
10
Cross Road Blues
Robert Johnson - King Of The Delta Blues Singers
2:29
11
It Hurts Me Too (Remastered)
Tampa Red - Tampa Red, Vol. 1
2:31
12
Blind Arthur's Breakdown
Blind Blake - Jazz Collection: Blind Blake
2:57
13
America The Beautiful
Keb' Mo' - Yes We Can: Voices Of A Grassroots Movement
3:28
14
Play With Your Poodle (Album Version)
James Cotton - Summertime Blues
3:39
15
Pearline
Son House - The Essential Son House
4:31
16
I Love You Baby (Remastered)
Sonny Terry - Jailhouse Blues (1946 - 1959)
2:24
17
Coffee Blues
Mississippi John Hurt - Friends of Old Time Music: The Folk Arrival 1961 - 1965
4:47
18
Rollin' and Tumblin'
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Harmonica Blues
4:33
19
How Long, How Long Blues
Leroy Carr - Nick Cave's Jukebox: Songs That Inspired The Man
3:06
20
Match Box Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Rough Guide to Blind Lemon Jefferson
2:54
21
Catfish Blues
Robert Petway - Mississippi Blues (1935-1951)
2:55
22
I Can't Quit You, Baby
Willie Dixon - I Am The Blues
6:44
23
Crossroad
Robert Johnson - Jazz Legends: The Masterpieces (A Collection of the Jazz Hits)
2:48
24
Statesboro Blues
Blind Willie McTell - Blind Willie McTell -Statesboro Blues - The Early Years 1927-1935
2:32
25
Cornbread Meat And Molasses
Sonny Terry - Sonny Terry Vol. 2 (1944-1949)
2:31
26
Boogie Chillen
John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen (Blues Masterpieces)
3:11
27
A Sentimental Blues
Ray Charles & Friends - I Got Da Blues
2:24
28
Samson And Delilah (Album Version)
Rev. Gary Davis - Harlem Street Singer
4:03
29
St. Louis Blues
W.C. Handy - Boogie Woogie New York - Chicago (Doxy Collection)
3:52
30
Hubert's Blues
Hubert Sumlin - They Were Pioneers - 66 Legendary Blues Recordings
3:50
31
My Mama Don't Allow Me
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup - Rock Me Mama
2:34
32
Mailman Blues
Sleepy John Estes - Sleepy John Estes Vol. 2 (1937 - 1941)
2:55
33
Mean Old Frisco
Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee - 101 - The Best of Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee (feat. Billy Bland)
2:44
34
Life Is Beautiful (Album Version)
Keb' Mo' - Suitcase
4:16
35
Parchman Farm Blues
Bukka White - Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 4 : Country Music & Bluegrass
2:40
36
Walkin' Blues
Muddy Waters - Muddy Waters - The Father of Chicago Blues
2:54
37
Step It Up & Go
Blind Boy Fuller - Blind Boy Fuller, Vol. 2, CD A
2:58
38
Key To The Highway
Big Bill Broonzy - The Big Bill Broonzy Story
2:32
39
Carolina Breakdown
Etta Baker - One-Dime Blues
2:49
40
Right of Way Blues
Cephas & Wiggins - Best - Acoustic Blues
3:49
41
Easy Rider Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Rough Guide to Blind Lemon Jefferson
2:56
42
Angelina (Album Version)
Keb' Mo' - Keb' Mo'
3:47
43
Ain't You Sorry
Mance Lipscomb - The Best of Mance Lipscomb
2:18
44
John Henry
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry - Classic Folk Songs for Kids from Smithsonian Folkways
4:07
45
Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
Elizabeth Cotten - Freight Train and Other North Carolina Folk Songs and Tunes (Original Album 1958)
2:12
46
You're Gonna Need Somebody on Your Bond
Blind Willie Johnson - The Essential Blind Willie Johnson
3:09
47
Pay Day
Mississippi John Hurt - Complete Studio Recordings
4:20
48
Goodnight Irene
Leadbelly - Leadbelly
2:35
49
Goin' Down Slow
Otis Spann - Otis Spann - From The Archives (Digitally Remastered)
4:41
50
Take a Little Walk with Me
Various artists - Blues On My Mind
3:30
51
Any Time A Night
Bumble Bee Slim - Bumble Bee Slim Vol. 6 1936
2:59
52
Baby You Gotta' Change Your Mind
Blind Boy Fuller - East Coast Piedmont Style
3:12
53
Delia
Blind Willie McTell - Georgia Rag
2:32
54
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
Big Bill Broonzy - The Big Bill Broonzy Story
2:11
55
Worried Life Blues
Various artists - Best of Acoustic Blues
5:17
56
Chicago Bound Blues
Bessie Smith - The Complete Recordings, Vol. 1
3:15
57
Okie Dokie Stomp
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Bogalusa Boogie Man
2:20
58
Dupree Shake Dance
Champion Jack Dupree - Barrelhouse Professor
2:52
59
Diggin' My Potatoes
Various artists - Best of Acoustic Blues
4:28
60
Big Stars Falling Blues
Tampa Red - Tampa Red Vol. 15 1951-1953
3:11
61
44 Blues
Roosevelt Sykes - Roosevelt Sykes Vol. 6 (1939-1941)
3:09
62
Swing Out Rhythm
Lonnie Johnson & Blues - Fav Blues
2:29
63
Suitcase Blues
Sippie Wallace - Sippie Wallace Vol. 2 (1925-1945)
2:40
64
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Rough Guide to Blind Lemon Jefferson
2:53
65
Death Don't Have No Mercy (Album Version)
Rev. Gary Davis - Harlem Street Singer
4:43
66
The Howling Wolf (Album Version)
Lightnin' Hopkins - Soul Blues
3:52
67
Fishin' Blues
Taj Mahal - Giant Step
3:03
68
Midnight Hour Blues
Various artists - Best of Acoustic Blues
3:20
69
Canned Heat Blues (Remastered)
Tommy Johnson - Canned Heat Blues
3:39
70
Goin' Down To The River
Mississippi Fred McDowell - Mississippi Fred McDowell
4:45
71
Devil Got My Woman
Skip James - Worried Blues
3:12
72
John the Revelator
Blind Willie Johnson - The Essential Blind Willie Johnson
3:16
73
Going Down The Road Feeling Bad
Etta Baker - One-Dime Blues
2:23
74
How Long, How Long
Lead Belly - Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
2:13
75
Spann's Boogie Woogie
Otis Spann - Otis Spann - From The Archives (Digitally Remastered)
2:13
76
My Last Boogie
Skip James - Rare And Unreleased
3:42
77
God Moves On the Water
Blind Willie Johnson - The Essential Blind Willie Johnson
2:59
78
Walkin' The Boogie
John Lee Hooker - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of John Lee Hooker
2:56
79
I'm Leavin' This Town
Big Joe Williams - Going Back to Crawford
3:32
80
Trouble In Mind
Big Bill Broonzy - The Big Bill Broonzy Story
3:16
81
Wilson Rag
Elizabeth Cotton - La Guitara - Gender Bending Strings
1:37
82
The House of the Rising Sun
Leadbelly - Blues Plus Blue: Explicit Blues
3:13
83
Cold Winter Day
Blind Willie McTell - Blind Willie McTell -Statesboro Blues - The Early Years 1927-1935
3:10
84
City Boy (Album Version)
Keb' Mo' - Keb' Mo'
4:06
85
Goin' To Sit Down On The Banks Of The River (Album Version)
Rev. Gary Davis - Harlem Street Singer
2:55
86
Black Water Blues
Bessie Smith - BD Music Presents In a Blue Hour
3:19
87
Penitentiary Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Best - Acoustic Blues
2:37
88
You Gotta Move
Mississippi Fred McDowell - Jazz & Blues Brothers - Classic Male Black Performers, Vol. 2
3:20
89
Love In Vain (Album Version)
Robert Johnson - King Of The Delta Blues Singers (Volume 2)
2:23
90
Good Time Tonight
Big Bill Broonzy - Big Bill Broonzy Vol. 8 1938 - 1939
2:34
91
Hoodoo Lady (Album Version)
Memphis Minnie - Columbia Original Masters
3:02
92
Sugar Mama (Single Version)
John Lee Hooker - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of John Lee Hooker
3:15
93
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
Blind Willie Johnson - The Essential Blind Willie Johnson
3:03
94
Dock Boggs Country Blues
Kelly Joe Phelps - Shine Eyed Mister Zen
6:23
95
Railroad Bill
Etta Baker - One-Dime Blues
2:29
96
Blind Boy Rag
Taj Mahal - Giant Step
4:07
97
Death Letter Blues
Son House - The Delta Blues of Son House
3:30
98
Georgia Rag
Blind Willie McTell - Blind Willie McTell -Statesboro Blues - The Early Years 1927-1935
3:05
99
When Things Go Wrong With You
Tampa Red - Sweet Little Angel
2:56