1. I'm Going Back Home by Nina Simone on Jazz Volume: Nina Simone (UMG)
  2. Soul Finger by The Bar-Kays on Soul Finger (Volt Records)
  3. Sweet Touch of Love by Allen Toussaint on Southern Nights (Warner)
  4. Buzzard Lope by Bessie Jones on Get in Union (Odyssey Productions)
  5. I'd Rather Be Drinking Muddy Water by Merline Johnson on The Yas Yas Girl (Document Records)
  6. World Boogie by Bukka White on The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (Blue Horizon Records)
  7. Shave Em Dry II by Lucille Bogan on Shave Em Dry: the Best of Lucille Bogan (Sony)
  8. Preachin Blues (Up Jumped the Devil) by Robert Johnson on The Centennial Collection (Sony)
  9. Bull Corn Blues by Henry Hayes, Ed Wiley, Willie Johnson, Dave Bartholomew on The Complete Recordings Volume 2 1950-1954 (Fresh Sound Records)
  10. You Don't Know My Darling by Dink Roberts on Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina (Smithsonian Folkways)
  11. I Don't Intend to Die in Egyptland by Josh White on Josh White Volume One 1929-1933 (Document Records)
  12. Rag Mama Rag by Blind Boy Fuller on East Coast Piedmont Style (Sony)
  13. My Girl Josephine by Fats Domino on They Call Me The Fat Man (Capitol)
  14. Rollin and Tumblin by Little Walter and Baby Face Leroy on The Blues World of Little Walter (Delmark)
  15. Razor Ball by Blind Willie Mctell on Statesboro Blues: the Early Years 1927-1935 (Document Records)
  16. Tin Tin Deo by Dizzy Gillespie on Jazz Story (Liberty)
  17. Take the A Train by Delta Rhythm Boys on Best of 1940-1950 (Master Classics Records)
  18. Doodlin' by Sarah Vaughan on No Count Sarah (UMG)
  19. Lavender Coffin by Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra on Hamp the Legendary Decca Recordings (UMG)
  20. 5, 10, 15 Hours by Ruth Brown on The Essentials: Ruth Brown (Rhino Entertainment Company)
  21. Them There Eyes / Honeysuckle Rose by Louis Prima, The Witnesses, Keely Smith, Sam Butera on Las Vegas Prima Style (Capitol)
  22. Fried Neck Bones and Some Home Fries by Willie Bobo on Willie Bobo's Finest Hour (Verve)
  23. Compared to What by Les McCann and Eddie Harris on Compared to What (Warner)
  24. Up on the Roof by The Drifters on Hits and Rarities (Warner)
  25. If You Need Me by Solomon Burke on The King of Rock'n'Soul (Warner)
  26. He Called Me Baby by Candi Staton on Stand By Your Man (Parlophone Records)
  27. I'm A Ram by Al Green on Gets Next to You (Fat Possum)
  28. Ain't Nothing But A Party by Dirty Dozen Brass Band on Medicated Magic (IndieBlu Music)
  29. I Am Not Afraid by Charley Crockett on In the Night (Son of Davy)
  30. The Arizona Yodeler by the Dezurik Sisters on American Yodeler (Goldenlane Records)
  31. Jolie Blonde by Waylon Thibodeaux on Best of Cajun: The Traditional Songs (Mardi Gras Records)
  32. Two Hands by Townes van Zandt on High Low and In Between (Capitol)
  33. A World So Full of Love by Shakey Graves on A World So Full of Love (The Next Waltz)
  34. Crescent City by Lucinda Williams on Lucinda Williams (Lucinda Williams Music)
  35. Hop Light Ladies by Nora Brown on Cinnamon Tree (Jalopy Records)
  36. No Kinda Dancer by Robert Earl Keen on Best (Audium Entertainment)
  37. Carmelita by Flaco Jimenez and Dwight Yoakam on Partners (Reprise Records)
  38. Shine On Harvest Moon by Leon Redbone on Double Time (Warner)
  39. Soul Sauce by Cal Tjader (Verve)
  40. Twilight in Turkey by Stuff Smith on The Right Stuff (Whispering Grass)