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Monday, 22 May 2017

Roll and Tumble Blues - and some variants

Hambone Willie Newbern

Garfield Akers - Dough Roller Blues

Sleepy John Estes - The Girl I love, She Got Long Curly Hair

 Sleepy John signed my programme with a cross (1964)

Robert Johnson - If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day

Muddy Waters - Rollin' and Tumblin', Part 1 and 2

Howlin' Wolf - Down In The Bottom

About the song and some key recordings (Wikipedia)

A more complete list

I once did a composite recording in Memphis, a version combining elements of "Mystery Train" with "Rollin' n' Tumblin'".

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