Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Juke
Little Walter and His Night Cats 2:44
2 Ends & Odds
Jimmy Reed 2:24
3 Rocket 88
Jimmy Cotton Blues Quartet 2:05
4 Help Me
Sonny Boy Williamson 3:09
5 Messin' With the Kid
Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band 2:23
6 Blues With a Feeling
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band 4 4:25
7 Sugar Coated Love
Lazy Lester 2:45
8 Steady
Jerry McCain 2:09
9 I'll Be Around
Howlin’ Wolf 3:13
10 I Was Fooled
Billy Boy Arnold 2:50
11 Take a Little Walk With Me
Big John Wrencher with Joe Carter 2:36
12 Easy
Jimmy & Walter 2:58
13 Boogie Twist
Snooky Pryor 2:47
14 Wolf Call Boogie
Hot Shot Love 2:37
15 Last Night
George "Harmonica" Smith and The Chicago Blues Band 4:23
16 I Got Love If You Want It
Slim Harpo 2:49
17 Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White
The Fabulous Thunderbirds 2:00
18 Christo Redemptor
Charlie Musselwhite 11:46

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1954-10) (track 9)
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1952-05-12) (track 1)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05) (track 10)
Crowley, Louisiana, United States (1957) (track 16)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-09-05) (track 2)
Crowley, Louisiana, United States (1958) (track 7)
Birmingham, Alabama, United States (1961) (track 8)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1963-01-11) (track 4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1965) (track 5)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1965-12) (track 3)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1968-10-03) (track 15)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1976) (track 11)
violin:
Levinsky (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1957-09-05) (track 2)
membranophone:
Fred Below, Jr. (track 18)
Fran Christina (track 17)
Sam Lay (track 6)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 13)
Elgin Evans (1952-05-12) (track 1)
Houston Stokes (1953-02-25) (track 12)
Houston Stokes (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Earl Phillips (1955-05) (track 10)
Clarence "Jockey" Etienne (1957) (track 16)
Earl Phillips (1957-09-05) (track 2)
Warren Storm (1958) (track 7)
Leon Davis (blues drummer) (1961) (track 8)
Al Duncan (1963-01-11) (track 4)
Fred Below (1965) (track 5)
S.P. Leary (1965-12) (track 3)
S.P. Leary (1968-10-03) (track 15)
Johnny Junious (1976) (track 11)
guitar:
Elvin Bishop (track 6)
Mike Bloomfield (track 6)
Harvey Mandel (track 18)
Jimmie Vaughan (track 17)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 13)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1952-05-12) (track 1)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1952-05-12) (track 1)
Jimmy DeBerry (1953-02-25) (track 12)
Pat Hare (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Hubert Sumlin (1954-10) (track 9)
Jody Williams (1954-10) (track 9)
Jody Williams (1955-05) (track 10)
Guitar Gable (1957) (track 16)
Jimmy Reed (blues musician) (1957-09-05) (track 2)
Eddie Taylor (Electric blues guitarist & singer) (1957-09-05) (track 2)
Al Forman (1958) (track 7)
Bobby McBride (1958) (track 7)
Bo Diddley (1961) (track 8)
Matt Murphy (US blues guitarist) (1963-01-11) (track 4)
Buddy Guy (1965) (track 5)
Pee Wee Madison (1965-12) (track 3)
Luther Johnson ("Snake Boy") (1968-10-03) (track 15)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1968-10-03) (track 15)
Joe Carter (Chicago blues guitarist) (1976) (track 11)
Walter "Big Red" Smith (1976) (track 11)
harmonica:
Paul Butterfield (track 6)
Charlie Musselwhite (track 18)
Kim Wilson (track 17)
Snooky Pryor (blues harmonica player) (track 13)
Little Walter (blues performer and songwriter) (1952-05-12) (track 1)
Big Walter Horton (blues harmonica player) (1953-02-25) (track 12)
Coy Love (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-10) (track 9)
Billy Boy Arnold (1955-05) (track 10)
Slim Harpo (1957) (track 16)
Jimmy Reed (blues musician) (1957-09-05) (track 2)
Lazy Lester (1958) (track 7)
Jerry McCain (1961) (track 8)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (1963-01-11) (track 4)
Junior Wells (1965) (track 5)
Jimmy Cotton (American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter) (1965-12) (track 3)
George Smith (1968-10-03) (track 15)
Big John Wrencher (1976) (track 11)
bass:
Bob Anderson (track 18)
Jerome Arnold (track 6)
Keith Ferguson (bassist) (track 17)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 13)
Kenneth Banks (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Milton Rector (blues bassist) (1955-05) (track 10)
Fats Perrodin (1957) (track 16)
Milton Rector (blues bassist) (1963-01-11) (track 4)
Jack Myers (US blues bassist) (1965) (track 5)
Lawrence "Little Sonny" Wimberly (1968-10-03) (track 15)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 9)
keyboard:
Barry Goldberg (blues rock keyboardist and producer) (track 18)
piano:
Mark Naftalin (track 6)
Mose Vinson (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Otis Spann (1954-10) (track 9)
Henry Gray (1955-05) (track 10)
Otis Spann (1965-12) (track 3)
Otis Spann (1968-10-03) (track 15)
composer:
Slim Harpo (track 16)
Marion Walter Jacobs (blues performer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 6)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 3)
Mel London (1960) (track 5)
lyricist:
Slim Harpo (track 16)
Marion Walter Jacobs (blues performer and songwriter) (track 6)
Mel London (track 5)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 3)
producer:
Denny Bruce (track 17)
Sam Charters (track 18)
vocals:
Paul Butterfield (track 6)
Snooky Pryor (blues harmonica player) (track 13)
Coy Love (1954-01-08) (track 14)
Howlin’ Wolf (1954-10) (track 9)
Billy Boy Arnold (1955-05) (track 10)
Slim Harpo (1957) (track 16)
Lazy Lester (1958) (track 7)
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller, 1899-1965) (1963-01-11) (track 4)
Junior Wells (1965) (track 5)
Jimmy Cotton (American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter) (1965-12) (track 3)
George Smith (1968-10-03) (track 15)
Joe Carter (Chicago blues guitarist) (1976) (track 11)
writer:
publisher:
Downtown DMP Songs (track 5)
cover recording of:
Blues With a Feeling (Little Walter version) (track 6)
Rocket "88" (1965-12) (track 3)
is based on:
Blues With a Feeling (original Rabon Tarrant / Jack McVea version) (track 6)
recording of:
Juke (1952-05-12) (track 1)
I'll Be Around (1954-10) (track 9)
Got Love If You Want It (1957) (track 16)
Messing With the Kid (1965) (track 5)

Release

art direction: Geoff Gans
compiler: Cub Koda
design/illustration: Rachel Gutek
Brigid Pearson
mastering: Bob Fisher
producer: James Austin
ASIN: US: B0000032X5 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3911682 [info]

Release Group

part of: Blues Masters (Rhino) (number: 4)