24 track compilation concentrates on the famous field sessions conducted in Arkansas and Mississippi Joe Bihari with Ike Turner from 1951-52. The main target of these southern trips was slide guitar hero Elmore James. Along the way, such revered blues names as Boyd Gilmore, Drifting Slim, Houston Boines and Charley Booker were also recorded. The well-illustrated booklet features notes written by Living Blues founder, Jim O'Neal, who has been researching the Mississippi Delta blues for over 30 years. Also features Red Boyd & His Orchestra, Sunny Blair and Junior Brooks. Includes three previously unissued tracks.