Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sitting on Top of the World
Howlin’ Wolf 2:34
2 Fattening the Frogs for Snakes
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:22
3 Key to the Highway
Little Walter 2:48
4 Take the Bitter With the Sweet
Muddy Waters 3:09
5 Spoonful
Howlin’ Wolf 2:46
6 So Many Roads, So Many Trains
Otis Rush 3 3:13
7 Madison Blues
Elmore James 2:26
8 The Red Rooster
Howlin’ Wolf 2:30
9 You Shook Me
Muddy Waters 2:45
10 Help Me
Sonny Boy Williamson 3:09
11 Baby, What You Want Me to Do? (live)
Etta James 4:21
12 My Time After a While
Buddy Guy 3:02
13 We're Gonna Make It
Little Milton 3 2:43
14 I Got What It Takes
Koko Taylor 3:09
15 One Bourbon, One Scotch and One Beer
John Lee Hooker 3:04
16 I'd Rather Go Blind
Etta James 3 2:34

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-12) (track 1)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-06) (track 5)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-06) (track 8)
electric bass guitar:
David Hood (track 16)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-06) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Roger Dawkins (drummer) (track 16)
Earl Phillips (1957-12) (track 1)
Fred Below (1960-06) (track 5)
Sam Lay (1961-06) (track 8)
bass guitar:
Milton Rector (blues bassist) (1963-01-11) (track 10)
trumpet:
Gene “Bowlegs” Miller (American trumpeter) (track 16)
membranophone:
Clifton James (track 12)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1960-04) (track 7)
Al Duncan (1963-01-11) (track 10)
organ:
Carl Banks (track 16)
Billy “The Kid” Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (track 10)
Lafayette Leake (track 10)
Dewey Oldham (track 16)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1963-01-11) (track 10)
guitar:
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (track 16)
Albert Lowe Jr. (track 16)
Hubert Sumlin (1957-12) (track 1)
Jody Williams (1957-12) (track 1)
Homesick James (1960-04) (track 7)
Elmore James (1960-04) (track 7)
Hubert Sumlin (1960-06) (track 5)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-06) (track 8)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 8)
Matt Murphy (US blues guitarist) (1963-01-11) (track 10)
harmonica:
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-12) (track 1)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (1963-01-11) (track 10)
bass:
Jack Meyers (US blues bassist) (track 12)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 5)
double bass:
Alfred Elkins (1957-12) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 5)
Willie Dixon (1961-06) (track 8)
saxophone:
Charles Chalmers (track 16)
Floyd Newman (track 16)
Aaron Varnell (track 16)
piano:
Leonard Caston (track 12)
Dewey Oldham (track 16)
Hosea Lee Kennard (1957-12) (track 1)
Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1960-04) (track 7)
Otis Spann (1960-06) (track 5)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-06) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Donald Hankins (Saxophonist) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Jarett Gibson (track 12)
J.T. ‘Big Boy’ Brown (1960-04) (track 7)
arranger:
Rick Hall (American producer & FAME studios founder, "Father of Muscle Shoals Music") (track 16)
composer:
Ronald Dean Badger (track 12)
Willie Dixon (track 8)
Sheldon Feinberg (track 12)
Robert Geddins (track 12)
Elmore James (track 7)
Marion Walter Jacobs (blues performer and songwriter) (track 3)
Jimmy Reed (blues musician) (– 1959-08-07) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (– 1960) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Etta James (track 16)
Howlin’ Wolf (1957-12) (track 1)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (track 5)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 8)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (tracks 5, 8)
Elmore James (track 7)
Marion Walter Jacobs (blues performer and songwriter) (track 3)
Jimmy Reed (blues musician) (– 1952-08-07) (track 11)
producer:
Rick Hall (American producer & FAME studios founder, "Father of Muscle Shoals Music") (track 16)
recording engineer:
Rick Hall (American producer & FAME studios founder, "Father of Muscle Shoals Music") (track 16)
vocals:
Little Milton (track 13)
Elmore James (1960-04) (track 7)
Howlin’ Wolf (1960-06) (track 5)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (1963-01-11) (track 10)
writer:
Gene Barge (track 13)
Ralph Bass (track 10)
Billy Davis (r&b producer/songwriter/performer Roquel Davis) (track 13)
Willie Dixon (track 10)
Billy Foster (American singer, member of The Medallions and songwriter) (track 16)
Ellington Jordan (track 16)
Raynard Miner (track 13)
Carl Smith (US country music singer) (track 13)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (track 10)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 7)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 8)
recorded at:
FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States (1967-08-23) (track 16)
later releases:
cover recording of:
live recording of:
recording of:
Key to the Highway (track 3)
Madison Blues (track 7)
Sittin’ on Top of the World (1957-12) (track 1)
Spoonful (1960-06) (track 5)
The Red Rooster (1961-06) (track 8)
Help Me (1963-01-11) (track 10)
My Time After While (1964-06-10) (track 12)
I’d Rather Go Blind (1967-08-23) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

Release

ASIN: US: B000005KQF [info]