Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Shake for Me
2:12
A2 The Red Rooster
2:22
A3 You’ll Be Mine
2:23
A4 Who’s Been Talkin’
2:18
A5 Wang‐Dang‐Doodle
2:22
A6 Little Baby
2:43
B1 Spoonful
2:42
B2 Going Down Slow
3:18
B3 Down in the Bottom
2:05
B4 Back Door Man
5 2:48
B5 Howlin’ for My Baby
2:28
B6 Tell Me
2:52

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-06-24) (track A4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-07) (track B5)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1, B4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-05) (track A1)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-06) (track A2)
electric bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-06) (track A2)
drums (drum set):
Earl Phillips (1957-06-24) (tracks A4, B6)
S.P. Leary (1959-07) (track B5)
Fred Below (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1, B4)
Sam Lay (1961-05) (tracks A1, A6)
Sam Lay (1961-06) (track A2)
Sam Lay (1961-12) (track A3)
membranophone:
Sam Lay (tracks B2–B3)
guitar:
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (tracks B2–B3)
Hubert Sumlin (tracks B2–B3)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1957-06-24) (tracks A4, B6)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-06-24) (tracks A4, B6)
Hubert Sumlin (1959-07) (track B5)
Freddie King (US blues singer & guitarist) (1960-06) (track A5)
Hubert Sumlin (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1, B4)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1961-05) (track A6)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-05) (tracks A1, A6)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-06) (track A2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track A2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track A3)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1961-12) (track A3)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-12) (track A3)
harmonica:
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (tracks A4, B6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1959-07) (track B5)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks A5, B4)
bass:
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track B1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks B2–B3)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1, B4)
Willie Dixon (1961-05) (tracks A1, A6)
Willie Dixon (1961-06) (track A2)
Willie Dixon (1961-12) (track A3)
piano:
Henry Gray (track B2)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (track B3)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-06-24) (tracks A4, B6)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1959-07) (track B5)
Otis Spann (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1, B4)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-05) (tracks A1, A6)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-06) (track A2)
Henry Gray (1961-12) (track A3)
tenor saxophone:
Abb Locke (1959-07) (track B5)
composer:
Willie Dixon (tracks A1–A3, A5, B3–B5)
James Burke Oden (track B2)
Willie Dixon (– 1960) (track B1)
lead vocals:
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks B2–B3)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (tracks A4, B6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1959-07) (track B5)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1, B4)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-05) (tracks A1, A6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track A2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track A3)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (tracks A2, B1, B4)
James Burke Oden (track B2)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track A5)
spoken vocals:
Willie Dixon (track B2)
vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks A5, B1)
writer:
Willie Dixon (track A6)
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks A4, B4)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track B4)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track A2)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks A2, B4)
later releases:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 219) (track B1)
cover recording of:
Wang Dang Doodle (1960-06) (track A5)
Goin’ Down Slow (1961-12) (track B2)
is the basis for:
I've Had My Fun (track B2)
later versions:
recording of:
Tell Me (1957-06-24) (track B6)
Who’s Been Talkin’ (1957-06-24) (track A4)
Howlin for My Baby (1959-07) (track B5)
Back Door Man (1960-06) (track B4)
Spoonful (1960-06) (track B1)
Down in the Bottom (1961-05) (track B3)
Little Baby (1961-05) (track A6)
Shake for Me (1961-05) (track A1)
The Red Rooster (1961-06) (track A2)
You'll Be Mine (1961-12) (track A3)