Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Moanin' at Midnight
2:58
2 How Many More Years
2:44
3 All Night Boogie (All Night Long)
5 2:17
4 No Place to Go
2:54
5 Baby How Long
2:55
6 Evil (Is Going On)
2:54
7 Forty-Four
2:50
8 Smokestack Lightning
4 3:07
9 I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
2:53
10 The Natchez Burning
2:12
11 Goin' Back Home
2:41
12 Bluebird
3:33
13 My Life
3:04
14 You Ought to Know
3:21
15 Who's Been Talking?
2:21
16 Nature
2:56
17 Walk to Camp Hall
2:52
18 My Baby Told Me
2:42
19 Sittin' on Top of the World
2:31
20 Howlin' for My Baby
2:34
21 Wang-Dong-Doodle
2:24
22 Back Door Man
5 2:48
23 Spoonful
2:43
24 Down in the Bottom
2:10
25 Shake for Me
2:12
26 The Red Rooster
2:24
27 You'll Be Mine
2:25
28 Goin' Down Slow
3:22

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 6)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1954-10) (track 7)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-01) (track 8)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-07-19) (track 9)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-12) (track 19)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-06) (tracks 22–23)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-05) (track 25)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-06) (track 26)
electric bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-06) (track 26)
drums (drum set):
Willie Steele (1951) (track 2)
Willie Steele (1951-08) (track 1)
Fred Below (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Earl Phillips (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Earl Phillips (1954-10) (track 7)
Earl Phillips (1956-01) (track 8)
Earl Phillips (1956-07-19) (tracks 9–10)
Earl Phillips (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Earl Phillips (1957-12) (track 19)
Fred Below (1960-06) (tracks 22–23)
Sam Lay (1961-05) (track 25)
Sam Lay (1961-06) (track 26)
Sam Lay (1961-12) (track 27)
membranophone:
Sam Lay (track 28)
guitar:
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (track 28)
Hubert Sumlin (track 28)
Howlin’ Wolf (track 28)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1951) (track 2)
Willie Johnson (Blues guitarist) (1951-08) (track 1)
Hubert Sumlin (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Jody Williams (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Hubert Sumlin (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Jody Williams (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Hubert Sumlin (1954-10) (track 7)
Jody Williams (1954-10) (track 7)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1956-01) (track 8)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-01) (track 8)
Willie Johnson (Blues guitarist) (1956-07-19) (track 10)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1956-07-19) (track 9)
Otis “Big Smokey” Smothers (1956-07-19) (tracks 9–10)
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-12) (track 19)
Jody Williams (1957-12) (track 19)
Hubert Sumlin (1960-06) (tracks 22–23)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-05) (track 25)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 26)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-06) (track 26)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track 27)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1961-12) (track 27)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-12) (track 27)
harmonica:
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1951-08) (track 1)
Howlin’ Wolf (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-10) (track 7)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-01) (track 8)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-07-19) (tracks 9–10)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-12) (track 19)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (track 22)
bass:
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 23)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 28)
Willie Dixon (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 7)
Willie Dixon (1956-01) (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1956-07-19) (track 10)
Alfred Elkins (1957-12) (track 19)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (tracks 22–23)
Willie Dixon (1961-05) (track 25)
Willie Dixon (1961-06) (track 26)
Willie Dixon (1961-12) (track 27)
piano:
Henry Gray (track 28)
Ike Turner (1951) (track 2)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Otis Spann (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Otis Spann (1954-10) (track 7)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1956-01) (track 8)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1956-07-19) (tracks 9–10)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-12) (track 19)
Otis Spann (1960-06) (tracks 22–23)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-05) (track 25)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-06) (track 26)
Henry Gray (1961-12) (track 27)
composer:
Willie Dixon (tracks 6, 6, 22, 24–27)
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 8, 10, 19)
James Burke Oden (track 28)
Willie Dixon (– 1960) (track 23)
lead vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (track 28)
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 2)
Howlin’ Wolf (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-05-25) (tracks 5–6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-10) (track 7)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-01) (track 8)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-07-19) (tracks 9–10)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-12) (track 19)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (tracks 22–23)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-05) (track 25)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 26)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-12) (track 27)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (tracks 6, 6, 22–23, 26)
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 8, 10, 19)
James Burke Oden (track 28)
spoken vocals:
Willie Dixon (track 28)
vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1951-08) (track 1)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-05-25) (track 6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1956-07-19) (track 10)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (track 23)
writer:
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 7, 9, 15, 22)
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 2)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 8, 22)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 26)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 22, 26)
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 23)
later releases:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 219) (track 23)
cover recording of:
Evil (1954-05-25) (track 6)
Forty-Four (1954-10) (track 7)
Sittin’ on Top of the World (1957-12) (track 19)
Goin’ Down Slow (1961-12) (track 28)
is the basis for:
I've Had My Fun (track 28)
later versions:
recording of:
Down in the Bottom (track 24)
Forty-Four (track 7)
My Life (track 13)
How Many More Years (1951) (track 2)
Moanin' at Midnight (1951-08) (track 1)
All Night Boogie (1953-10-28) (track 3)
Baby How Long (1954-05-25) (track 5)
Evil (1954-05-25) (track 6)
Smokestack Lightning (1956-01) (track 8)
The Natchez Burnin’ (1956-07-19) (track 10)
Who’s Been Talkin’ (1957-06-24) (track 15)
Back Door Man (1960-06) (track 22)
Spoonful (1960-06) (track 23)
Shake for Me (1961-05) (track 25)
The Red Rooster (1961-06) (track 26)
You'll Be Mine (1961-12) (track 27)
version of:
Sitting on Top of the World ("Now she's gone, I don't worry...") (track 19)