Skip James - Hard Time Killin' Floor
Skip James is one of the "Mount Rushmore" historical Blues figures, ranking right at the very top of the Blues pyramid with the likes of Charlie Patton.
Charlie Patton - The Best Of Charlie Patton
Charlie Patton is considered by many to be the single most important figure in the history of traditional Blues as performer, influence and inspiration.
Ma Rainey - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey felt that the Blues were expressive of the heart of the south, and she is hailed as the true mother of the Blues.