Chess Blues Classics: 1957-1967 ()


This second volume of a two-volume entry in MCA's Chess 50th Anniversary reissue series chronicles the second decade of blues classics produced by the landmark company. Although Chess' big four (Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Sonny Boy Williamson) are all finely represented, influential sides by Elmore James ("Madison Blues"), Otis Rush ("So Many Roads, So Many Trains"), and John Lee Hooker (his monochord boogie treatment of Amos Milburn's "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer") pepper the mix as well. As Chess ...

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  1. Sitting on Top of the World
  2. Fattening Frogs for Snakes
  3. Key to the Highway
  4. Take the Bitter With the Sweet
  5. Spoonful
  6. So Many Roads, So Many Trains
  7. Madison Blues
  8. The Red Rooster
  9. You Shook Me
  10. Help Me
  11. Baby, What You Want Me to Do
  12. My Time After Awhile
  13. We're Gonna Make It
  14. I Got What It Takes
  15. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
  16. I'd Rather Go Blind
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Chess Blues Classics: 1957-1967
1997, Chess

UPC: 076732936825


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