Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mannish Boy
Muddy Waters 2:54
2 Smokestack Lightning
Howlin’ Wolf 2:15
3 Dust My Broom
Elmore James 2:55
4 Dimples
John Lee Hooker 2:13
5 Born Blind
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:33
6 Grits Ain't Groceries (All Around the World)
Little Milton 2:42
7 My Babe
Little Walter 2:41
8 I Had a Talk With My Man
Mitty Collier 3:45
9 Rock 'em Dead
Lowell Fulson 2:27
10 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
Muddy Waters 4 2:51
11 The Red Rooster
Howlin’ Wolf 2:27
12 It Hurts Me Too
Elmore James 3:05
13 Boom Boom
John Lee Hooker 2:33
14 Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide
Sonny Boy Williamson 2:20
15 Blind Man
Little Milton 3:25
16 Sad Hours
Little Walter 3:14
17 God Bless the Child
Billie Holiday 3:10
18 I Want to Know
Lowell Fulson 4:28
19 I Just Want to Make Love to You
Muddy Waters 2:52
20 I'm So Excited
John Lee Hooker 2:54

Credits

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recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1961-06) (track 11)
electric bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-06) (track 11)
drums (drum set):
Fred Below (1954-01-07) (track 10)
Sam Lay (1961-06) (track 11)
membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (track 13)
guitar:
John Lee Hooker (track 13)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1954-01-07) (track 10)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-01-07) (track 10)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 4)
Eddie Taylor (Electric blues guitarist & singer) (1956) (track 4)
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 11)
Hubert Sumlin (1961-06) (track 11)
harmonica:
Little Walter (blues performer and songwriter) (1954-01-07) (track 10)
bass:
James Jamerson (track 13)
George Washington (1950s bassist) (1956) (track 4)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1954-01-07) (track 10)
Willie Dixon (1961-06) (track 11)
piano:
Joe Hunter (track 13)
Otis Spann (1954-01-07) (track 10)
Little Johnny Jones (Chicago blues pianist) (1961-06) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Crosby (track 13)
additional composer:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 3)
additional lyricist:
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (track 3)
composer:
John Lee Hooker (track 13)
Elmore James (track 3)
Mel London (track 12)
Titus Turner (track 6)
Willie Dixon (tracks 10–11)
lead vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1961-06) (track 11)
lyricist:
John Lee Hooker (track 13)
Elmore James (track 3)
Mel London (track 12)
Titus Turner (track 6)
Willie Dixon (tracks 10–11)
vocals:
John Lee Hooker (track 13)
Muddy Waters (blues musician) (1954-01-07) (track 10)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 4)
writer:
James Bracken (track 4)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 17)
Billie Holiday (track 17)
John Lee Hooker (1956) (track 4)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 11)
Basart Editions ( – ????) (track 17)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 17)
Hoochie Coochie Music (tracks 10–11)
was commissioned by:
Jewel Music Pub Co Ltd (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
later releases:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
God Bless the Child (track 17)
later translated versions:
Bom Bom Bom (track 13)
Tee mit Rum (track 13)
later versions:
Dust My Blues (track 3)
I Believe (track 3)
recording of:
Dust My Broom (track 3)
God Bless the Child (track 17)
It Hurts Me Too (track 12)
I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man (1954-01-07) (track 10)
Dimples (1956) (track 4)
Boom Boom (1961) (track 13)
The Red Rooster (1961-06) (track 11)
version of: