Various Artists

The Rough Guide To Chicago Blues

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World Music Network

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With its roots in the Mississippi Delta, the Chicago blues exploded onto the scene in the late 1940s as an electrified and souped-up brand of blues.

This Rough Guide features many pioneering artists including Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and Little Walter, whose influence helped shape the future of rock music.

An album which traces the development of the Chicago blues scene during its late 1940s/1950s heyday and presents some of the finest blues guitar tracks you will ever hear from the likes of Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and Earl Hooker. Also Includes tracks by Harmonica pioneers Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson II.

Lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques.

TRACK LISTING

Muddy Waters - I Can’t Be Satisfied
Otis Rush - All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
Billy Boy Arnold - I Wish You Would
Howlin’ Wolf - Back Door Man
Junior Wells - Messin’ With The Kid
Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson II - Do It If You Wanta
Earl Hooker - Blues In D Natural
Little Walter - My Babe
Jimmy Rogers - Chicago Bound
Otis Spann With Robert Lockwood Junior - Take A Little Walk With Me
Baby Face Leroy - Rollin’ And Tumblin’ (Part 1)
Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man
Elmore James - The Sky Is Crying
Bo Diddley - I’m A Man

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