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Chess Blues Classics 1947-56
 : Chess Blues Classics 1947-56



by: Various Artists




Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Binding: Audio CD
Brand: Music CD
EAN: 0076732936924
Item Dimensions: 4555023494
Label: Chess
Languages: EnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Chess
MPN: 955013 03
Number Of Discs: 1
Number Of Items: 1
Publisher: Chess
Release Date: March 25, 1997
Studio: Chess

Features:
  • An amazing addition to any blues collector's CD rack! Part one of a 2-volume set in MCA's Chess 50th Anniversary collection, Chess Blues Classics 1947-1956 offers a 16-track treasury of the sounds that made the label the tops in the blues field
  • Beginning with 2 Aristocrat sides (the label's original moniker) from 1948 and 1949 featuring Muddy Waters ("I Can't Be Satisfied") and Little Johnny Jones ("Big Town Playboy" with Muddy on backup guitar), the collection rolls through its treasures chronologically, cherry-picking the hits from the innumerable classics stored in the Chess vaults
  • With Jimmy Rogers' "That's All Right," Eddie Boyd's "Twenty-Four Hours," John Lee Hooker's "Sugar Mama," Lowell Fulson's "Reconsider Baby" and J
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  • Lenoir's "Eisenhower Blues" providing nice changes of pace from the big hits of Muddy, Howlin' Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Little Walter aboard, this is by no means a lightweight collection



Disc 1:
  1. I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
  2. Big Town Playboy - Little Johnny Johnes
  3. That's All Right - Jimmy Rogers
  4. Long Distance Call - Muddy Waters
  5. Sugar Mama - John Lee Hooker
  6. Twenty-Four Hours - Eddie Boyd
  7. Blues With A Feeling - Little Walter
  8. I Just Want To Make Love With You - Muddy Waters
  9. Reconsider Baby - Lowell Fulson
  10. Eisinhower Blues - J. B. Lenoir
  11. My Baby - Little Walter
  12. I'm A Man - Bo Diddley
  13. Don't Start Me To Talkin' - Sonny Boy Williamson
  14. Smokestack Lightnin' - Howlin' Wolf
  15. 29 Ways - Willie Dixon
  16. Rock Me - Muddy Waters
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Product Description:
An amazing addition to any blues collector's CD rack! Part one of a 2-volume set in MCA's Chess 50th Anniversary collection, Chess Blues Classics 1947-1956 offers a 16-track treasury of the sounds that made the label the tops in the blues field. Beginning with 2 Aristocrat sides (the label's original moniker) from 1948 and 1949 featuring Muddy Waters ("I Can't Be Satisfied") and Little Johnny Jones ("Big Town Playboy" with Muddy on backup guitar), the collection rolls through its treasures chronologically, cherry-picking the hits from the innumerable classics stored in the Chess vaults. With Jimmy Rogers' "That's All Right," Eddie Boyd's "Twenty-Four Hours," John Lee Hooker's "Sugar Mama," Lowell Fulson's "Reconsider Baby" and J.B. Lenoir's "Eisenhower Blues" providing nice changes of pace from the big hits of Muddy, Howlin' Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Little Walter aboard, this is by no means a lightweight collection. Track Listing 1.I Can't Be Satisfied - 2:43 (Waters, Muddy) 2.Big Town Playboy - 2:56 (Jones, Johnny) 3.That's All Right - 2:50 (Rogers, Jimmy) 4.Long Distance Call - 2:41 (Waters, Muddy) 5.Sugar Mama - 3:16 (Hooker, John Lee) 6.Twenty-Four Hours - 3:28 (Boyd, Eddie) 7.Blues With a Feeling - 3:09 (Little Walter) 8.I Just Want to Make Love to You - 2:52 (Waters, Muddy) 9.Reconsider Baby - 3:11 (Fulson, Lowell) 10.Eisenhower Blues - 2:53 (Lenoir, J.B.) 11.My Babe - 2:42 (Little Walter) 12.I'm a Man - 3:02 (Diddley, Bo) 13.Don't Start Me to Talkin' - 2:35 (Williamson, Sonny Boy) 14.Smokestack Lightning - 3:09 (Howlin' Wolf) 15.Twenty-Nine Ways to My Baby's Door - 2:11 (Dixon, Willie) 16.Rock Me - 3:10 (Waters, Muddy) Be sure to complete the set with Volume 2!



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