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The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of , 46 super rarities - classic performances of early blues and old country music from the 1920s and 30s, including 2 never heard before selections by Son House. Large 20 page illustrated booklet included inside! Striking cover art by legendary cartoonist Robert Crumb.
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The Best There Ever Was, a collection of the best of the best of classic recordings from the 1920s & 1930s, featuring the 20 all-time greatest early rural blues performers, each doing one of their best performances!
Yazoo's mission has been, and will continue to be, to make available as many classic performances of early rural American and ethnic music as we can and at the highest standards we possibly can. The goal is to broadly disseminate these wonderful performances, the likes of which will not be seen again, and to insure their preservation in excellent sound quality via these CDs, as in many cases only one to five copies of the original 78 rpm recordings have survived. The thousands of traditionally based performances of the 1920s and 30s comprise a grand body of tunes and songs distilled over many generation and endlessly enriched by the rural musician's uninhibited free-form approach to music. These performances are amazingly both joyous and plaintive at one and the same time and often stunning in their unbridled power, and their rhythms are of such a delightful nature as to animate the spirit as well as the legs. We are blessed to have these remarkable old recordings still with us, and now preserved on these CDs, in all their glory, forever.

The Best of Los Jardineros
Classic Recordings by Puerto Rico's Legendary String Band Ensemble (1929-1932)
Charlie Patton
Primeval Blues, Rags, and Gospel Songs
Washington Phillips
The Key To The Kingdom
The Best Of Frank Stokes
Classic Recordings of the 1920s
Back To The Crossroads
The Roots of Robert Johnson

"Since these volumes appear on Yazoo, you can be guaranteed handsome presentation, informative annotation, and the very best sound reproduction that can be achieved from original 78s, not to mention the finest music." - Blues And Rhythm
"You don't have to go to the ends of the earth to encounter exotic music. Yazoo has been doing yeoman's service for America's home grown traditional music for decades. Its catalog reaches back through time to rediscover the rural roots of our music."
- The New Yorker
"In traditional music circles the 1990s and beyond may well be called the 'Yazoo Years,' as their ongoing anthologies have become the standards by which to judge all others." - Victory Music Review
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