The songs in this playlist appear, for the most part, in the order in which they (or the artist) are discussed in Fictional Blues. Beginning with Mississippi John Hurt’s 1928 musical rendition of the Stagolee tale, and ending with two songs from Gary Clark Jr.’s 2019 album This Land, the music found here features contributions by a wide range of artists including Bessie Smith, Big Mama Thornton, Charley Patton, Robert Johnson, Rhiannon Giddens, the White Stripes, and many others.