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The Complete J.O.B Recordings 1951-1955

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The Complete J.O.B Recordings, 1951-1955
The Complete J.O.B Recordings, 1951-1955


Deluxe 6-panel digipak with comprehensive booklet and updated liner notes.

Best known for being Robert Johnson's traveling companion, the legendary Johnny Shines was one of the top slide guitarists in Delta blues, with his own distinctive, energized style. He had a highly personal vocal delivery and guitar chops that fearlessly met any challenge presented, with class, rippling beauty and absolute ease. This very special release contains Johnny Shines' complete master recordings for the small Chicago label J.O.B. Records, during the '50s.

In addition, this project includes those hard-to-find sessions of Robert Jr. Lockwood (Robert Johnson's stepson, as well as one of his few and most intimate associates), which he also cut for J.O.B. Records during the same period. On some of these tracks he is featured as a soloist, while on others, he appears as the side-guitarist for the great Sunnyland Slim. Regrettably, the two bluesmen aren't featured together on any of the selections here. The first half of the CD showcases Johnny Shines, while the second half features Lockwood. All of these remastered tracks, which are highly sought after by blues collectors, form the basis of Shines and Lockwood's enduring legacies.


  1. Name
  2. Rambling
  3. Cool Driver
  4. Fish Tail
  5. Ain't Doin' No Good
  6. Brutal Hearted Woman
  7. Evening Sun
  8. No Name Blues
  9. Gonna Call The Angel
  10. Evening Shuffle
  11. Please Dont
  12. Livin' In The White House
  13. Gonna Call The Angel [alternate Take]
  14. Dust My Broom
  15. Pearly B
  16. Aw Aw Baby
  17. Sweet Woman From Maine
  18. Down Home Child
  19. Sunny Land Special
  20. You've Got To Stop This Mess
  21. Glad I Dont Worry No More
  22. Leaving Your Town
  23. Mary Lee
  24. That Woman
  25. Dust My Broom (Alternate Take)
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