House of Blues: Essential Chicago Blues ()


"Essential' is a subjective word, but this two disc set certainly contains some pretty great blues performances sandwiched in between the just passable ones. On the plus side, there are classics aboard from Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, Little Walter, Hound Dog Taylor, Muddy Waters (the rarer alternate take of "Hoochie Coochie Man"), J.B. Lenoir, Buddy Guy, Willie Mabon, Sonny Boy Williamson, Junior Wells, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, J.B. Hutto, Eddie Taylor, Earl Hooker, and Big John Wrencher. On the debit side, there are re-cuts ...

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  1. It Must Have Been the Devil
  2. Before You Accuse Me
  3. Don't Stay Out All Night
  4. All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
  5. Sad Hours
  6. On My Knees
  7. See Me in the Evening
  8. (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
  9. Mama Talk to Your Daughter
  10. Sit and Cry (The Blues)
  11. Borrow Your Love
  12. I Cried Like a Baby
  13. I Don't Know
  14. Double Trouble
  15. Born Blind
  16. Five Long Years
  17. Spoonful
  18. Messin' With the Kid
  19. Smokestack Lightning
  20. Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
  21. Hush Hush
  22. Bad Dream
  23. Too Much Alcohol
  24. She's Nineteen Years Old
  25. I Don't Want No Woman
  26. Little Angel Child
  27. Sitting on Top of the World
  28. Bad Boy
  29. Superharp
  30. Anna Lee
  31. Maxwell Street Alley Blues
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House of Blues: Essential Chicago Blues
1997, A&M

UPC: 751416128023


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