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True Blues
Safe House—A Collection of the Blues
Credit Where Credit is Due

Who's singing backup on "Some Day"? Who's playing harp on "She's Nineteen Years Old"? These are the questions blues fans ask—and the credits to the Safe House album don't offer any answers. But we do.

Print out these pages and trim them down to size. (Or if you've got the cassette, fold the hell out of it and jam it in there. Or just slide them into your copy of the Safe House novel.) A lot of fine musicians sweat blood to make these songs blue—now you know who they all are.

We also thought you'd want to know where the cuts came from—so you could get more of the same if you liked it—and where you could get more information about these fine artists. It's all here.

—Lou Bank (who's thankful that David Joe Wirth knows his Blues musicians)

  1. THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND "I've Got A Mind to Give Up Living" (4:57)
    (Traditional) Public Domain
    Paul Butterfield—Harmonica & Vocals
    Mike Bloomfield—Guitar
    Elvin Bishop—Guitar
    Jerome Arnold—Bass
    Mark Naftalin—Organ & Piano
    Billy Davenport—Drums
    Produced by Paul Rothchild and Mark Abramson
    From the Elektra release East-West (7315)
    You'll find information about Paul Butterfield at:

  2. KATIE WEBSTER "Pussycat Moan" (6:02)
    (Katie Webster) Eyeball Music, BMI
    Katie Webster—Vocals & Piano
    Vasti Jackson—Guitar
    Gus Thorton—Bass
    Gerald Warren—Drums
    Produced by Katie Webster, Bruse Inglauer, Vasti Jackson and Ice Cube Slim
    From the Alligator release Two Fisted Mama (ALCD 4777)
    You'll find information about Katie Webster at:

  3. BUDDY GUY "One Room Country Shack" (5:34)
    (Mercy Dee Walton) Venice Music, BMI
    Buddy Guy—Guitar & Vocals
    Otis Spann—Piano
    Wayne Bennett—Rhythm Guitar
    Jack Meyers—Bass
    Donald Hankins, Aaron Corthen and Bobby Fields—Saxophone
    Lonny Taylor or Fred Below—Drums
    Produced by Samuel Charters
    From the Vanguard release A Man And The Blues (79272-2)
    You'll find information about Buddy Guy at:

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