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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Moanin' at Midnight
2:56
2 How Many More Years
2:42
3 Evil
2:55
4 Forty-Four
2:48
5 Smokestack Lightnin'
4 3:08
6 I Asked for Water
2:51
7 Who's Been Talkin'
2:23
8 Sitting on Top of the World
2:33
9 Howlin' for My Darling
2:33
10 Wang Dang Doodle
2:24
11 Back Door Man
5 2:50
12 Spoonful
2:45
13 Shake for Me
2:16
14 The Red Rooster
2:28
15 I Ain't Superstitious
5 2:54
16 Goin' Down Slow
4:02
17 Three Hundred Pounds of Joy
3:07
18 Hidden Charms
2:22
19 Built for Comfort
2:38
20 Killing Floor
2:51

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1951) (track 2)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1951-08) (track 1)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1954-10) (track 4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-01) (track 5)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-12) (track 8)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-07) (track 9)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-06) (tracks 10–12)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-05) (track 13)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-06) (track 14)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1964-08) (track 20)
electric bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-06) (track 14)
Andrew Palmer (Blues bassist) (1964-08) (track 20)
drums (drum set):
Willie Steele (1951) (track 2)
Willie Steele (1951-08) (track 1)
Earl Phillips (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Earl Phillips (1954-10) (track 4)
Earl Phillips (1956-01) (track 5)
Earl Phillips (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Earl Phillips (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Earl Phillips (1957-12) (track 8)
S.P. Leary (1959-07) (track 9)
Fred Below (1960-06) (tracks 10–12)
Sam Lay (1961-05) (track 13)
Sam Lay (1961-06) (track 14)
Sam Lay (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Sam Lay (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
Sam Lay (1964-08) (track 20)
bass guitar:
Buddy Guy (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
guitar:
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1951) (track 2)
Willie Johnson (Blues guitarist) (1951-08) (track 1)
Hubert Sumlin (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Jody Williams (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Hubert Sumlin (1954-10) (track 4)
Jody Williams (1954-10) (track 4)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1956-01) (track 5)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-01) (track 5)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Otis “Big Smokey” Smothers (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-12) (track 8)
Jody Williams (1957-12) (track 8)
Hubert Sumlin (1959-07) (track 9)
Freddie King (American blues singer & guitarist) (1960-06) (track 10)
Hubert Sumlin (1960-06) (tracks 10–12)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-05) (track 13)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-06) (track 14)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 14)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track 15)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Hubert Sumlin (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
Hubert Sumlin (1964-08) (track 20)
harmonica:
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1951-08) (track 1)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-10) (track 4)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-01) (track 5)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-12) (track 8)
Howlin’ Wolf (1959-07) (track 9)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 10–11)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Howlin’ Wolf (1963-08-14) (tracks 18–19)
Howlin’ Wolf (1964-08) (track 20)
bass:
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 12)
Andrew McMahon (blues artist) (1964-08) (track 20)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1956-01) (track 5)
Alfred Elkins (1957-12) (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (tracks 10–12)
Willie Dixon (1961-05) (track 13)
Willie Dixon (1961-06) (track 14)
Willie Dixon (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Willie Dixon (1964-08) (track 20)
bass saxophone:
Donald Hankins (Saxophonist) (1963-08-14) (track 18)
Donald Hankins (Saxophonist) (1964-08) (track 20)
piano:
Ike Turner (1951) (track 2)
Otis Spann (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Otis Spann (1954-10) (track 4)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1956-01) (track 5)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-12) (track 8)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1959-07) (track 9)
Otis Spann (1960-06) (tracks 10–12)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-05) (track 13)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-06) (track 14)
Henry Gray (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Lafayette Leake (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
Lafayette Leake (1964-08) (track 20)
baritone saxophone:
Donald Hankins (Saxophonist) (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
Donald Hankins (Saxophonist) (1964-08) (track 20)
tenor saxophone:
Abb Locke (1959-07) (track 9)
J.T. ‘Big Boy’ Brown (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–19)
Arnold Rogers (Saxophonist) (1964-08) (track 20)
guitar family:
Buddy Guy (1964-08) (track 20)
Hubert Sumlin (1964-08) (track 20)
composer:
Willie Dixon (tracks 3, 3, 9–11, 13–15, 18–19)
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks 5, 8, 20)
James Burke Oden (track 16)
Willie Dixon (– 1960) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-10) (track 4)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-01) (track 5)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-07-19) (track 6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-12) (track 8)
Howlin’ Wolf (1959-07) (track 9)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 10–12)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-05) (track 13)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 14)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (tracks 15–16)
Howlin’ Wolf (1963-08-14) (tracks 17–18)
Howlin’ Wolf (1964-08) (track 20)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (tracks 3, 3, 11–12, 14–15, 18–19)
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks 5, 8, 20)
James Burke Oden (track 16)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 10)
vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1951-08) (track 1)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 10, 12)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track 15)
Howlin’ Wolf (1963-08-14) (tracks 18–19)
Howlin’ Wolf (1964-08) (track 20)
writer:
Chester Burnett (track 11)
Willie Dixon (track 17)
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks 1, 4, 6–7)
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 2)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 11)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 14)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 14–15)
later releases:
cover recording of:
Evil (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Goin’ Down Slow (1961-12) (track 16)
is the basis for:
I've Had My Fun (track 16)
later versions:
I Ain't Superstitious (Megadeth version) (track 15)
The Lemon Song (track 20)
recording of:
How Many More Years (1951) (track 2)
Moanin' at Midnight (1951-08) (track 1)
Evil (1954-05-25) (track 3)
Forty-Four (1954-10) (track 4)
Smokestack Lightning (1956-01) (track 5)
Who’s Been Talkin’ (1957-06-24) (track 7)
Sittin’ on Top of the World (1957-12) (track 8)
Howlin for My Baby (1959-07) (track 9)
Back Door Man (1960-06) (track 11)
Spoonful (1960-06) (track 12)
Wang Dang Doodle (1960-06) (track 10)
Shake for Me (1961-05) (track 13)
The Red Rooster (1961-06) (track 14)
I Ain't Superstitious (1961-12) (track 15)
300 Pounds of Joy (1963-08-14) (track 17)
Built for Comfort (1963-08-14) (track 19)
Hidden Charms (1963-08-14) (track 18)
Killing Floor (1964-08) (track 20)
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