Howlin` Wolf

Essential Original Albums (545511)

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Essential Original Albums

Howlin` Wolf

Masters of Music

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BLUES

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Essential Original Albums

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3-CDs DELUXE 10-PANEL DIGIPACK BOX SET

This release presents some of the best recordings made by the electrifying Howlin’ Wolf, one of the greatest characters in blues history. All of the tracks included here are studio recordings with excellent sound quality, and showcase Howlin’ Wolf both as a singer and playing harmonica and guitar.

The three complete original albums contained on this 60-track set, MOANIN' IN THE MOONLIGHT (Chess LP 1434), HOWLIN' WOLF SINGS THE BLUES (Crown CLP 5240), and THE ROCKIN' CHAIR ALBUM (Chess LP 1469), are complemented with 26 additional songs originally issued as singles.

PERSONNEL:

HOWLIN’ WOLF, vocals, guitar and harmonica on all tracks, plus:

COLLECTIVE PERSONNEL: Adolph “Billy” Duncan (tenor sax), Willie Johnson, Jody Williams (guitar), Otis Spann, Ike Turner (piano), Willie Dixon, Alfred Atkins (bass), Willie Steele (drums), among others.
Recorded in Memphis and Chicago between 1951 & 1959.

CD 1 [1-12]: MOANIN' IN THE MOONLIGHT
CD 1 [13-20]: Singles I
CD 2 [1-10]: HOWLIN' WOLF SINGS THE BLUES
CD 2 [11-20]: Singles II
CD 3 [1-12]: THE ROCKIN' CHAIR ALBUM
CD 3 [13-20]: Singles III

CD 1: TOTAL TIME: 57:02 min.

01 Moanin’ In The Moonlight
02 How Many More Years
03 Smokestack Lightnin’
04 Baby, How Long
05 No Place To Go
06 All Night Boogie
07 Evil
08 I’m Leavin’ You
09 Moanin’ For My Baby
10 I Asked For Water
11 Forty-Four
12 Somebody In My Home
13 Mr. Airplane Man
14 Howlin’ Wolf Boogie
15 Mr. Highway Man
16 Oh Red
17 Rockin’ Daddy
18 I’ll Be Around
19 Sittin’ On The Top Of The World
20 Come To Me Baby

CD 2: TOTAL TIME: 59:30 min.

01 Riding In The Moonlight
02 Worried About My Baby
03 Crying At Daybreak [Aka Crying At Daylight & Smokestack Lightning]
04 Brown Skin Woman [Aka Chocolate Drop]
05 Twisting And Turning [Performed By Joe Hill Louis]
06 House Rockin’ Boogie
07 Keep What You Got
08 Dog Me Around [Aka How Many More Years]
09 Morning At Midnight [Aka Moanin’ At Midnight]
10 Backslide Boogie [Performed By Joe Hill Louis]
11 I’m The Wolf
12 My Friends [Aka Stealing My Clothes]
13 The Sun Is Rising
14 Passing The Blues
15 My Baby Stole Off
16 I Want Your Picture
17 So Glad
18 Nature
19 Who Will Be Next
20 Going Back Home

CD 3: TOTAL TIME: 55:10 min.

01 Shake For Me
02 The Red Rooster
03 You’ll Be Mine
04 Who’s Been Talkin’
05 Wang-Dang-Doodle
06 Little Baby
07 Spoonful
08 Going Down Slow
09 Down In The Bottom
10 Back Door Man
11 Howlin’ For My Baby
12 Tell Me
13 I Didn’t Know
14 Poor Boy
15 My Life
16 Don’t Mess With My Baby
17 I’ve Been Abused
18 Change My Way
19 You Can’t Be Beat
20 You Gonna Wreck My Life [Aka No Place To Go]