Each year John Tefteller searches through his world-beating collection of super-rare Blues images and records to pretty much give the rest of the Blues World a New Year present.  This calendar features original classic artwork and rare photographs of legendary Blues performers. Also included are sample song lyrics, brief biographies and birth and death dates of numerous Blues artists.

Free CD!

The calendar comes with an amazing free CD.  This contains the below classic and rare tracks in the best quality you will ever hear.  This year it includes a previously unheard 1940s performance of nine songs by Lead Belly from a broadcast on WNYC and MBC Radio.    

  1. Packin’ Trunk  •  Lead Belly
  2. John Henry  •  Henry Thomas
  3. Jellyroll  •  Furry Lewis
  4. John The Revelator  •  Blind Willie Johnson
  5. Lemon’s Cannon Ball Moan  •  Blind Lemon Jefferson
  6. Little Low Mama Blues  •  Ma Rainey
  7. Hot Papa Blues No. 2  •  Papa Charlie Jackson
  8. Back Door Slam Blues  •  Blind Blake
  9. You Can’t Give It Away  •  Memphis Minnie
  10. Old Dog Blue •  Jim Jackson
  11. Homeless Blues •  Bessie Smith
  12. I Declare My Mother Ought To Live Right •  Famous Blue Jay Singers of Birmingham
  13. Wuffin’ Blues •  Washboard Walter
  14. I Don’t Care What You Do •  Black Byrd and Washboard Walter
  15. The Boll Weevil •  Lead Belly
  16. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot •  Lead Belly
  17. Skip To My Lou •  Lead Belly
  18. Take This Hammer •  Lead Belly
  19. Good Morning Blues •  Lead Belly
  20. Ain’t Gonna Let You Worry My Life No More •  Lead Belly
  21. Pretty Papa •  Lead Belly
  22. Stewball •  Lead Belly
  23. Grey Goose •  Lead Belly
  24. The Alligator Pond Went Dry •  Victoria Spivey

I’ve put a few tracks below from YouTube but they are not anywhere near the quality on this CD.

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