Tracks on Disc 2: 1. Spoonful - Howlin' Wolf 5. Back Door Man - Howlin' Wolf 6. Goin' Down Slow - Howlin' Wolf 7. Help Me - Sonny Boy Williamson 8.
Nadine - Chuck Berry High Heel Sneakers - Tommy Tucker Long Tall Shorty - Tommy Tucker Killing Floor - Howlin' Wolf The Same Thing - Muddy Waters Compiled by Wilko Johnson! Chuck Berry. Steve Winwood. Chris Hillman. Sonny Boy Williamson II. Smokestack Lightning. Right to Love You. James Shaw. Ain't Nobody's Business. Jimmy Witherspoon.
I'm Leaving You. Otis Spann. Break of Day. Please Don't Go. Floyd Dixon. Keep It to Yourself. Walking by Myself. Got My Mojo Working. Preston Foster. Fattening Frogs for Snakes. Slow Leake. Lafayette Leake. Sitting on Top of the World. She Don't Know. Your Funeral and My Trial. Key to the Highway. Double Trouble. Harriett Melka. Come on Home. Marshall Paul.
Otis Rush. Track Listing - Disc 4. First Time I Met the Blues. Eurreal Montgomery. Buddy Guy. Too Poor. Emery Williams, Jr.
Detroit Junior. Blue Shadows. Lloyd Glenn. The Shakedown. Sun Is Shining. Calling on My Darling. Albert King. The Red Rooster. Nine Below Zero. Goin' Down Slow. James Burke Oden. Milton Campbell. He continued sporadically over the next few years recording with Baby Face Leroy Foster, Sunnyland Slim, and others, playing an important role in Foster's memorable Parkway sessions, where a storming and definitive version of "Rollin' And Tumblin' " emanated from, with additional help from Muddy Waters.
These sides, Walter's own and those of his friends, were issued on imprints like Chance, Savoy, Regal and others, and while retaining noticeable characteristics of the Delta, there was a flavor of progression among them. This small core of innovators; Muddy Waters, Leroy Foster, Jimmy Rogers, and Walter Jacobs, began stalking worthy opponents by calling themselves The Headhunters and converging on nightspots where their competition worked.
They would introduce themselves only briefly as their reputation spread like wildfire , then proceed to the stage and dismantle the host band, club patrons, and the immediate surroundings with their powerfully amplified brand of electric blues. Chicago was witnessing first-hand, although none would know at the time, exactly how this small unit would alter the pattern of the future and music history. By , Little Walter was securely lodged in Muddy's outfit, who'd signed earlier with the Chess brothers' Aristocrat logo, which would then change in to reflect the family name.
Walter began accompanying Waters on Chess recordings that year, and with Muddy's understanding that the harmonica was now playing a larger role in Chicago's rocking blues, he allowed the sharpshooting Jacobs plenty of room, who in turn offered a number of succinct yet creative solos on Waters' records.
In , on the closing side of one Muddy session, the band ran through "Your Cat Will Play," an instrumental they were using in their nightly performances which featured Walter. While on the road with Waters after his new single was issued, Jacobs exited hastily and headed straight back into Chicago where he began recording more singles for the Checker outfit.
Accounts explaining Walter's quick vacancy differ, but it is a possibility that he now felt secure enough to make it on his own. The Essential Little Walter 2-CD set compiles 46 tracks recorded between and , about one-quarter of them the surging, atmospheric instrumentals Jacobs is so highly regarded for.
Leading off with "Juke," backed by the guitars of Waters and Jimmy Rogers plus the restrained yet highly rhythmic drumming of Elga Edmonds, Walter's harp work soars to new heights as he maneuvers between short bursts and long, flowing phrases, and he showed improved vocal prowess from his earlier work on what was the B-side, "Can't Hold Out Much Longer.
The Myers boys were like twin jackhammers weaving seamless fills between Walter's harmonica flights into outer-space with Below playing like a locomotive streaming across the flat, Midwestern plains on the instrumental, "Boogie. According to liner notes: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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About This Item. We aim to show you accurate product information."My Babe" is a Chicago blues song and a blues standard written by Willie Dixon for Little Walter. Released in on Checker Records, a subsidiary of Chess Records, the song was the only Dixon composition ever to become a number one R&B single and it .