January 28, 2009


The compilation cd that comes with the book above, each artist featured has a brief biography accompanied by a full colour illustration by Crumb. A tribute to the musical innovators who helped inspire him as an illustrator and a lover of music. Tracks all picked by the man himself...

1 Memphis Jug Band - On The Road Again
2 Blind Willie McTell - Dark Night Blues
3 Minglewood Blues - Cannon's Jug Stompers
4 Skip James - Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
5 Jaybird Coleman - I'm Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan ; Some O' These Days
6 Charley Patton - High Water Everywhere
7 Frank Stokes - I Got Mine
8 Dock Boggs - Sugar Baby
9 Shelor Family - Big Bend Gal
10 Hayes Shepherd - The Peddler And His Wife
11 Crockett's Kentucky Mountaineers - Little Rabbit
12 Burnett & Rutherford - All Night Long Blues
13 East Texas Serenaders - Mineola Rag
14 Weems String Band - Greenback Dollar
15 Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra - Kater Street Rag
16 King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - Sobbin' Blues
17 Parham-Pickett Apollo Syncopaters - Mojo Strut
18 Frankie Franko and his Louisianians - Somebody Stole My Gal
19 Clarence Williams' Blue Five - Wild Cat Blues
20 Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers - Kansas City Stomps
21 Jimmy Noone - King Joe



  1. if you like this, also check out the soundtrack to the documentary "crumb"


  2. crumb rules, i love the franks tokes track th'best