Q - Recommended
All selections were recorded in Chicago from December 1953 to early 1963.
Includes liner notes by John Collins, who wrote "Jimmy Reed was a phenomenon in the world of blues...an uncompromising bluesman."
Personnel: Eddie Taylor, W.C. Dalton, John Brim, John Littlejohn, Phil Upchurch, Lefty Bates (guitar); Henry Gray (piano); Earl Phillips, Albert King, Vernel Fournier (drums).
Liner Note Author: Alfie Falckenbach.
Although many "best of Jimmy Reed" compilations exist on the market (most with variable sound quality and maddening duplication), this import features all the influential hits and is the perfect place to start. ~ Cub Koda