Annotation

THE LONDON HOWLIN' WOLF SESSIONS

Howlin' Wolf recorded this session (as it says) in London, with guests, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Bill Wymann, Charlie Watts, Hubert Sumlin, Jeffrey M. Carp and Ian Stewart.

If you never heard about the blues, try this one, you will be lost for the rest of your life.

Some rockin' music with "Rockin' Daddy", Some emotion with "Sitting On Top Of The World", even a laugh with "Build For Comfort".
Nothing to throw away, just music to admire.

Annotation last modified on 2010-01-10 11:20 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rockin’ Daddy Howlin’ Wolf 3:47
2 I Ain’t Superstitious Howlin’ Wolf 3:32
3 Sittin’ on Top of the World Howlin’ Wolf 3:55
4 Worried About My Baby Howlin’ Wolf 2:59
5 What a Woman! Howlin’ Wolf 3:03
6 Poor Boy Howlin’ Wolf 3:08
7 Built for Comfort Howlin’ Wolf 2:12
8 Who’s Been Talking? Howlin’ Wolf 3:07
9 The Red Rooster (false start and dialogue) Howlin’ Wolf 2:04
10 The Red Rooster Howlin’ Wolf 3:59
11 Do the Do Howlin’ Wolf 2:24
12 Highway 49 Howlin’ Wolf 2:50
13 Wang Dang Doodle Howlin’ Wolf 4:31

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 9–10)
shakers:
Bill Wyman (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
bass guitar:
Phil Upchurch (1970-05) (track 1)
bass guitar [bass]:
Klaus Voormann (track 2)
trumpet:
Jordan Sandke (1970-05-07) (track 7)
cowbell, electric bass guitar and shakers:
Bill Wyman (tracks 9–10)
membranophone:
Richie (The Beatles) (track 2)
Charlie Watts (Jazz drummer (Rolling Stones)) (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
'Richie' (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1970-05) (track 2)
Charlie Watts (Jazz drummer (Rolling Stones)) (1970-05-07) (track 7)
organ:
Steve Winwood (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
organ and piano:
Steve Winwood (tracks 9–10)
guitar:
Howlin’ Wolf (1970-05) (track 10)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Eric Clapton (track 7)
Eric Clapton (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Hubert Sumlin (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
Hubert Sumlin (1970-05-07) (track 7)
harmonica:
Jeff Carp (track 9)
Jeffrey M. Carp (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
Howlin’ Wolf (1970-05) (track 5)
bass:
Bill Wyman (1970-05-07) (track 7)
double bass:
Klaus Voormann (1970-05) (track 2)
Bill Wyman (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
electric guitar:
Eric Clapton (tracks 9–10)
Hubert Sumlin (tracks 9–10)
saxophone:
Dennis Lansing (1970-05) (track 2)
Joe Miller-Jordan (saxophonist) (1970-05) (track 2)
Dennis Lansing (1970-05-07) (track 7)
Joe Miller (saxophonist) (1970-05-07) (track 7)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (tracks 9–10)
Lafayette Leake (1970-05) (track 3)
Ian Stewart (piano/keyboard, Rolling Stones member) (1970-05) (tracks 1, 11, 13)
Steve Winwood (1970-05) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 8, 10–13)
Ian Stewart (piano/keyboard, Rolling Stones member) (1970-05-07) (track 7)
congas, membranophone and percussion:
Charlie Watts (Jazz drummer (Rolling Stones)) (tracks 9–10)
composer:
Willie Dixon (tracks 2, 7, 9–10, 13)
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 3, 6)
Big Joe Williams (track 12)
engineer:
Glyn Johns (tracks 1–13)
lead vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1970-05-07) (track 7)
lyricist:
Willie Dixon (tracks 2, 7, 9–10)
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 3, 6)
Big Joe Williams (track 12)
Willie Dixon (1960-06) (track 13)
producer:
Norman Dayron (tracks 1–13)
vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (track 9)
Howlin’ Wolf (1970-05) (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–13)
writer:
Willie Dixon (track 11)
Howlin’ Wolf (tracks 1, 8)
Joe Josea (track 4)
J. Oden (blues singer and songwriter) (track 5)
Jules Taub (track 4)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 9–10)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 2, 9–10)
recorded at:
Olympic Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-05) (tracks 1, 4–5, 8, 11–13)
Olympic Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-05-02) (track 2)
Olympic Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-05-04) (track 6)
Olympic Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-05-06) (track 3)
Olympic Sound Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-05-07) (tracks 7, 9–10)
remixed at:
RCA Studios (Chicago, 1969-1972) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (tracks 1–13)
later translated versions:
Gold & Silber (Rockin' Daddy cover) (track 1)
later versions:
I Ain’t Superstitious (Megadeth version) (track 2)
partial recording of:
The Red Rooster (1970-05-07) (track 9)
recording of:
Do the Do (1970-05) (track 11)
Highway 49 (1970-05) (track 12)
Rockin' Daddy (1970-05) (track 1)
Wang Dang Doodle (1970-05) (track 13)
What a Woman (1970-05) (track 5)
Who’s Been Talkin’ (1970-05) (track 8)
Worried About My Baby (1970-05) (track 4)
I Ain’t Superstitious (1970-05-02) (track 2)
Poor Boy (1970-05-04) (track 6)
Sittin’ on Top of the World (1970-05-06) (track 3)
Built for Comfort (1970-05-07) (track 7)
The Red Rooster (1970-05-07) (track 10)
version of:
Sitting on Top of the World ("Now she's gone, I don't worry...") (track 3)

Release

manufactured in:Austria
mastered in:Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
design:DZN, The Design Group
mastering:Greg Fulginiti
producer:Norman Dayron
art direction:Vartan (art direction)
photography:Peter Amft
manufactured for:MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.)
glass mastered at:DADC
ASIN:US: B000002OAZ [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1784832 [info]