Various Artists - The Roots of Jimi Hendrix CD


22 blistering tracks from the artists who influenced Jimi Hendrix! When Hendrix burst onto the scene in 1966, he achieved iconic status almost overnight. In four years, he changed the course of rock music forever. Hendrix' enormous talent was fostered for years by playing back-up for some of the major R&B acts of the day, and he absorbed influences from early delta blues to rock of the fifties. This collection features key tracks from some of the artists who inspired this rock icon.

1. Money Honey - Elvis Presley
2. Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston
3. Alimony Blues - T-Bone Walker
4. Bye Bye Baby - BB King
5. Things That I Used to Do - Guitar Slim
6. Can't Believe You Wanna Leave - Little Richard & The Tempo Toppers
7. Mother's Love - Earl King
8. How Many More Years - Howlin' Wolf
9. Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters
10. Louie Louie - Richard Berry
11. Space Guitar - Young Johnny Watson
12. Elmore's Contribution to Jazz - Elmore James
13. I Got Love If You Want It - Slim Harpo
14. Black Cat Bone - Lightnin' Hopkins
15. Preaching Blues (Up Jumped the Devil) - Robert Johnson
16. Death Letter - Son House
17. Moanin' at Midnight - Howlin' Wolf
18. Reconsider Baby - Lowell Fulson
19. I Ain't Got You - Jimmy Reed
20. Troubles, Troubles, Troubles - BB King
21. If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day - Robert Johnson
22. Outside Woman Blues - Blind Joe Reynolds

Released 11/11/08