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Radio 2's Blues Playlist

A playlist of early blues, guest curated by Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton. With music from the likes of Bukka White, Charley Patton, Victoria Spivey, Ma Rainey and plenty more.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

    Lost My Appetite For Chicken

  • Charley Patton

    Down The Dirt Road Blues (Over The Sea Blues)

  • Victoria Spivey

    Telephoning The Blues

  • Earl Johnson

    Boil Dem Cabbage Down

  • Lillie Delk Christian

    Who's Wonderful! Who's Marvellous? Miss Annabelle Lee

  • Bukka White

    Parchman Farm Blues

  • Luckey Roberts

    Railroad Blues

  • Edith North Johnson

    Nickel's Worth Of Liver Blues: No. 2

  • Mattie Delaney

    Tallahatchie River Blues

  • Bukka White

    Bukka's Jitterbug Swing

  • Ma Rainey

    Oh Papa Blues

  • DeFord Bailey

    Ice Water Blues

  • Nathan Frazier & Frank Patterson

    I Would If I Could

  • Cliff Jackson

    Limehouse Blues

  • Sister Mary Nelson


  • Blind Mamie Forehand

    Honey In The Rock

  • Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

    Trying To Make One Hundred