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Little Walter: Juke Joint Blues [Digipak]

Track List

>Juke
>Mean Old World
>Tell Me Mama
>Off the Wall
>Blues with a Feeling
>You're So Fine
>Oh, Baby
>You'd Better Watch Yourself
>Last Night
>Mellow Down Easy
>My Babe
>Roller Coaster
>Crazy for My Baby
>Who
>Blue and Lonesome
>Everything's Gonna Be Alright
>Joliet Blues - (featuring Johnny Shines)
>That's Alright - (featuring Jimmy Rogers)
>Baby Please Don't Go - (featuring Muddy Waters)
>Rattlesnake - (featuring John Brim)
>Going Down Slow - (featuring Otis Rush)

Album Notes

Personnel: Little Walter (vocals, harmonica); Dave Myers , Jimmy Rogers , Leonard Caston, Louis Myers, Luther Tucker, Muddy Waters, Robert Lockwood, Jr. (guitar); Henry Gray (piano); Fred Below, Elgin Evans (drums).

Liner Note Author: Alfie Falckenbach.

Little Walter expanded and modernized the role of the harmonica in pop music, creating the very template for the explosive use of the harp in electric Chicago blues, first as a headlining sideman in Muddy Waters' band, and then later as a bandleader himself. This set gathers some of his key and signature Chess and Checker sides, including a pair of number ones, 1952's "Juke" and 1955's "My Babe." ~ Steve Leggett



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