Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Shake for Me
2:17
2 The Red Rooster
2:29
3 You’ll Be Mine
2:29
4 Who’s Been Talkin’
2:24
5 Wang Dang Doodle
2:25
6 Little Baby
2:49
7 Spoonful
2:49
8 Going Down Slow
3:28
9 Down in the Bottom
2:13
10 Back Door Man
5 2:52
11 Howlin’ for My Baby
2:34
12 Tell Me
2:57

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-06-24) (track 4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-07) (track 11)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-05) (track 1)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-06) (track 2)
electric bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-06) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Earl Phillips (1957-06-24) (tracks 4, 12)
S.P. Leary (1959-07) (track 11)
Fred Below (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Sam Lay (1961-05) (tracks 1, 6)
Sam Lay (1961-06) (track 2)
Sam Lay (1961-12) (track 3)
membranophone:
Sam Lay (tracks 8–9)
guitar:
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (tracks 8–9)
Hubert Sumlin (tracks 8–9)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1957-06-24) (tracks 4, 12)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-06-24) (tracks 4, 12)
Hubert Sumlin (1959-07) (track 11)
Freddie King (US blues singer & guitarist) (1960-06) (track 5)
Hubert Sumlin (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1961-05) (track 6)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-05) (tracks 1, 6)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-06) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track 3)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1961-12) (track 3)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-12) (track 3)
harmonica:
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (tracks 4, 12)
Howlin’ Wolf (1959-07) (track 11)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 5, 10)
bass:
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 7)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks 8–9)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Willie Dixon (1961-05) (tracks 1, 6)
Willie Dixon (1961-06) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1961-12) (track 3)
piano:
Henry Gray (track 8)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (track 9)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-06-24) (tracks 4, 12)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1959-07) (track 11)
Otis Spann (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-05) (tracks 1, 6)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-06) (track 2)
Henry Gray (1961-12) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Abb Locke (1959-07) (track 11)
composer:
Willie Dixon (tracks 1–3, 5, 9–11)
James Burke Oden (track 8)
Willie Dixon (– 1960) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks 8–9)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (tracks 4, 12)
Howlin’ Wolf (1959-07) (track 11)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7, 10)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-05) (tracks 1, 6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track 3)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (tracks 2, 7, 10)
James Burke Oden (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 5)
spoken vocals:
Willie Dixon (track 8)
vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 5, 7)
writer:
Willie Dixon (track 6)
Chester Arthur Burnett (tracks 4, 10)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 10)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 2)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 2, 10)
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 7)
later releases:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 219) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Wang Dang Doodle (1960-06) (track 5)
Goin’ Down Slow (1961-12) (track 8)
is the basis for:
I've Had My Fun (track 8)
later versions:
recording of:
Tell Me (1957-06-24) (track 12)
Who’s Been Talkin’ (1957-06-24) (track 4)
Howlin for My Baby (1959-07) (track 11)
Back Door Man (1960-06) (track 10)
Spoonful (1960-06) (track 7)
Down in the Bottom (1961-05) (track 9)
Little Baby (1961-05) (track 6)
Shake for Me (1961-05) (track 1)
The Red Rooster (1961-06) (track 2)
You'll Be Mine (1961-12) (track 3)