Tracklist

Medium 1: Hits and Inspirations
# Title Rating Length
1 I Can't Be Satisfied
5 2:44
2 Rollin' Stone
5 3:08
3 Louisiana Blues
5 2:55
4 Long Distance Call
5 2:41
5 Honey Bee
5 3:23
6 Country Boy
5 3:11
7 She Moves Me
5 2:58
8 Still a Fool
5 3:15
9 Standing Around Crying
5 3:23
10 She's All Right
2:36
11 Mad Love
3:04
12 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
4 2:52
13 I Just Want to Make Love to You
5 2:51
14 I'm Ready
5 3:05
15 I Want to Be Loved
2:31
16 Manish Boy
2:57
17 Sugar Sweet
5 2:31
18 Trouble No More
5 2:41
19 Forty Days and Forty Nights
5 2:53
20 Don't Go No Further
2:56
21 Got My Mojo Working
4.5 2:52
22 She's Nineteen Years Old
5 3:19
23 Close to You
5 3:06
24 Tiger in Your Tank
2:17
25 You Shook Me
5 2:43
26 You Need Love
5 2:44
Medium 2: Some Roots, Recycled
# Title Rating Length
1 Kind Hearted Woman
2:38
2 Rollin' 'n' Tumblin'
3:00
3 Walkin' Blues
5 2:58
4 Howling Wolf
2:43
5 Stuff You Gotta Watch
5 2:50
6 Baby Please Don't Go
2:50
7 Smokestack Lightning
5 3:09
8 I Got to Find My Baby
2:56
9 Blues Before Sunrise
2:44
10 Grainling
2:31
11 Mean Mistreater
2:48
12 I Fell So Good
2:56
13 Baby I Done Got Wise
2:59
14 Southlound Train
5 2:55
15 When I Got to Thinking
3:08
16 Tell Me Baby
2:18
17 Lonesome Road Blues
5 3:05
18 Five Long Years
2:46
19 Elevate Me Mama
2:52
20 So Glad I'm Living
5 2:54
21 Early in the Morning
2:30
22 You Don't Have to Go
2:43
23 The Things I Used to Do
3:15
24 Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
5 3:15
25 Black Night
3:19
26 Sweet Little Angel
3:30
Medium 3: They Call Me Muddy Waters
# Title Rating Length
1 You're Gonna Miss Me
2:37
2 Mean Red Spider
5 2:17
3 Streamline Woman
5 3:18
4 Last Time I Fool Around With You
2:35
5 They Call Me Muddy Waters
3:23
6 All Night Long
2:57
7 Blow Wind Blow
5 3:11
8 This Pain
3:04
9 My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble
3:10
10 I Live the Life I Love
2:49
11 Rock Me
5 3:10
12 Look What You Done
5 2:23
13 Evil
5 2:20
14 Born Lover
2:55
15 She's Into Something
5 2:44
16 I'm Your Doctor
2:17
17 Messin' With the Man
2:16
18 Going Home
3:02
19 My Love Strikes Like Lightning
5 2:45
20 My Home Is in the Delta
5 3:59
21 My Captain
5:12
22 You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had
5 2:57
23 My John the Conquer Root
2:18
24 My Dog Can't Bark
2:53
25 Going Back to Memphis
2:42
26 When the Eagle Flies
2:44
Medium 4: Rocks Out
# Title Rating Length
1 Let Spend the Night Together
3:14
2 I'm a Man
3:25
3 Tom Cat
4:04
4 The Same Thing
5:50
5 Screaming and Crying
5:02
6 I'm the Blues
4:39
7 Rollin' and Tumblin'
4:48
8 Blues and Trouble
4:22
9 Walkin' Throu the Park
3:18
10 20 Four Hours
4:49
11 All Aboard
5 2:48
12 Key to the Highway
2:27
13 I'm Goona Move
3:57
14 Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man
5:06
15 Young Fashioned Ways
4:25
16 I Almost Lost My Mind
4:53
17 Going Down to Main Street
4:17
18 Born With Nothing
5:23

Credits

Medium 1: Hits and Inspirations

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1950-02) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Fred Below (1954-01-07) (track 12)
membranophone:
Fred Below (1954-04-13) (track 13)
guitar:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1950-02) (track 2)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-04-13) (track 13)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1954-04-13) (track 13)
harmonica:
Little Walter (blues performer and songwriter) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Little Walter (blues performer and songwriter) (1954-04-13) (track 13)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Willie Dixon (1954-04-13) (track 13)
piano:
Otis Spann (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Otis Spann (1954-04-13) (track 13)
additional lyricist:
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 18)
composer:
Preston Foster (track 21)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9, 21)
Willie Dixon (tracks 12–14, 23–24, 26)
Sleepy John Estes (track 18)
lyricist:
Preston Foster (track 21)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9, 21)
Willie Dixon (tracks 12–14, 23–24, 26)
Sleepy John Estes (track 18)
vocals:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1950-02) (track 2)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-04-13) (track 13)
writer:
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (tracks 4–5, 8)
Bernard Roth (track 19)
publisher:
Bug Music (track 1)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 12–14, 26)
Unart Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 14)
Watertoons Music (track 1)
was commissioned by:
Jewel Music Pub Co Ltd (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
earliest release:
You Need Love by Muddy Waters (track 26)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 360) (track 21)
is the basis for:
Whole Lotta Love (track 26)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Mojo Workin’ (track 21)
Trouble No More (Bob Dylan lyrics) (track 18)
recording of:
Got My Mojo Working (track 21)
Honey Bee (track 5)
I'm Ready (track 14)
Long Distance Call (track 4)
She Moves Me (track 7)
Still a Fool (track 8)
Tiger in Your Tank (track 24)
Trouble No More (Muddy Waters lyrics) (track 18)
You Need Love (track 26)
Rollin' Stone (1950-02) (track 2)
I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man (1954-01-07) (track 12)
I Just Wanna Make Love to You (1954-04-13) (track 13)
Close to You (1958-08) (track 23)
version of:
Someday Baby Blues (track 18)

Medium 2: Some Roots, Recycled

membranophone:
Clifton James (1963-09) (track 24)
guitar:
Buddy Guy (1963-09) (track 24)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1963-09) (track 24)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1963-09) (track 24)
composer:
Eddie Jones (US blues guitarist aka Guitar Slim) (track 23)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (1937) (tracks 24, 24)
engineer:
Ron Malo (track 24)
lyricist:
Eddie Jones (US blues guitarist aka Guitar Slim) (track 23)
Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson, 1914-1948) (tracks 24, 24)
producer:
Ralph Bass (track 24)
Willie Dixon (track 24)
vocals:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1963-09) (track 24)
writer:
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 5)
publisher:
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 24, 24)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 23)
cover recording of:
Good Morning, School Girl (1963-09) (track 24)
later translated versions:
Fia de Hoa (track 23)
recording of:

Medium 3: They Call Me Muddy Waters

membranophone:
Clifton James (1963-09) (track 20)
guitar:
Buddy Guy (1963-09) (track 20)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1963-09) (track 20)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1963-09) (track 20)
composer:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (tracks 2, 7, 11, 20)
engineer:
Ron Malo (track 20)
lyricist:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (tracks 7, 11, 20)
producer:
Ralph Bass (track 20)
Willie Dixon (track 20)
vocals:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1963-09) (track 20)
writer:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (track 3)
recording of:
Blow Wind Blow (track 7)
Mean Red Spider (track 2)
Rock Me (track 11)
Streamline Woman (track 3)
My Home Is in the Delta (1963-09) (track 20)

Medium 4: Rocks Out

bass guitar:
Phil Upchurch (track 11)
membranophone:
Sam Lay (track 11)
guitar:
Michael Bloomfield (track 11)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (track 11)
Bob Margolin (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)
harmonica:
Paul Butterfield (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)
chromatic harmonica:
Jeff Carp (track 11)
saxophone:
Howard Johnson (tuba & baritone saxophone) (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)
piano:
Otis Spann (track 11)
Pinetop Perkins (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)
producer:
Henry Glover (tracks 17–18)
vocals:
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (track 11)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)
recorded at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States (1975-02-06 – 1975-02-07) (tracks 17–18)