Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Can't Be Satisfied Muddy Waters 2:43
2 My Foolish Heart Gene Ammons 2:48
3 Rollin Stone Muddy Waters 3:07
4 Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats 4 2:50
5 My Sweet Lovin' Woman Robert Nighthawk 2:49
6 Booted Rosco Gordon 3:06
7 Howlin' Wolf Boogie Howlin’ Wolf 2:46
8 High Priced Woman John Lee Hooker 2:44
9 Mumbles Blues Bobby Lewis 2:29
10 I Don't Know Willie Mabon 3:09
11 Third Degree Eddie Boyd 3:16
12 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man Muddy Waters 4 2:52
13 Sincerely The Moonglows 3:12
14 Mardi Gras Mambo The Hawketts 2:13
15 Tippety Top The Rays 2:13
16 Smokestack Lightnin Howlin’ Wolf 3:06
17 Walkin' By Myself Jimmy Rogers 2:48
18 Four O'Clock in the Morning Stanley Mitchell & The Tornados 2:34
19 Over the Mountain Across the Sea Johnnie & Joe 2:18
20 Teardrops Lee Andrews & The Hearts 4 2:23
21 Ten Commandments of Love Harvey & The Moonglows 3:39
22 Bad Girl The Miracles 2:43
23 This Heart of Mine The Falcons 2:57
24 Uh Huh My Baby Billy “The Kid” Emerson 2:54
25 I Can't Hold Out Elmore James 2:17
26 If I Can't Have You Etta & Harvey 2:47
27 Stone Crazy Buddy Guy 3:45
28 That's Why They Put Erasers on Pencils The Gems 2:01

Credits

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recorded in:
drums (drum set):
Willie Sims (1951-03-03) (track 4)
Fred Below (1954-01-07) (track 12)
bass guitar:
Homesick James (track 25)
Jesse Knight (1951-03-03) (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 13)
membranophone:
Wesley Landers (Jazz drummer) (1954-10) (track 13)
slide guitar:
Elmore James (track 25)
guitar:
Andres Durham (guitar player) (track 8)
John Lee Hooker (US blues singer, songwriter & guitarist) (track 8)
Willie Kizart (1951-03-03) (track 4)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Walter Scott (US blues guitarist) (1954-10) (track 13)
harmonica:
Little Walter (blues performer and songwriter) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1954-01-07) (track 12)
piano:
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (track 25)
Ike Turner (1951-03-03) (track 4)
Otis Spann (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Johnny Young (jazz pianist) (1954-10) (track 13)
baritone saxophone:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
J.T. Brown (saxophonist) (track 25)
Raymond Hill (1951-03-03) (track 4)
Eddie Chamblee (1954-10) (track 13)
baritone vocals:
Ronald White (track 22)
Harvey Fuqua (1954-10) (track 13)
bass vocals:
Prentiss Barnes (1954-10) (track 13)
composer:
Berry Gordy (track 22)
Smokey Robinson (track 22)
Willie Dixon (track 12)
John Lee Hooker (US blues singer, songwriter & guitarist) (track 8)
Elmore James (track 25)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (track 17)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 4)
Rex Garvin (– 1957) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Smokey Robinson (track 22)
Elmore James (track 25)
Bobby Lester (1954-10) (track 13)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (track 12)
John Lee Hooker (US blues singer, songwriter & guitarist) (track 8)
Elmore James (track 25)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (track 17)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 4)
Rex Garvin (– 1957) (track 19)
producer:
Berry Gordy (track 22)
tenor vocals:
Claudette Robinson (track 22)
Bobby Rogers (track 22)
Pete Graves (US doo-wop vocalist, member of The Moonglows) (1954-10) (track 13)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (US blues singer, songwriter & guitarist) (track 8)
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 4)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-01-07) (track 12)
Johnnie Louise Richardson (1957) (track 19)
Joe Rivers (1957) (track 19)
writer:
Leroy Kirkland (– 1952-08-06) (track 9)
Bobby Lewis (R&B Singer) (– 1952-08-06) (track 9)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 13)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1954) (track 12)
publisher:
Alan Freed Music (track 13)
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 13)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 12)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 12)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 13)
Jewel Music Pub Co Ltd (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
Quazical Music (track 13)
Regent Music Corp. (BMI) (track 13)
Willie Dixon Music (track 12)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 35) (order: 35) (track 20)
later translated versions:
I siech scho Sochn (track 17)
recording of:
Bad Girl (track 22)
High Priced Woman (track 8)
Mumbles Blues (track 9)
Rocket "88" (track 4)
Sincerely (track 13)
Walking by Myself (track 17)
I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man (1954-01-07) (track 12)
I Can’t Hold Out (1960-04) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Sincerely / Teach Me Tonight (order: 1) (track 13)