Junior Wells starts the recording of ‘Come on in This House’ for Telarc (1996)

Junior Wells’ ‘Come on in This House’ is a blues album recorded between April 16 and May 31, 1996 and reelased the same year by Telarc.

Track Listing : 1.What My Momma Told Me/That’S All Right (Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Junior Wells) – 04:34 . 2.Why Are People Like That? (Bobby Charles) – 03:55 . 3.Trust My Baby (Sonny Boy Williamson Ii) – 05:02 . 4.Million Years Blues (Sonny Boy Williamson Ii) – 05:12 . 5.Give Me One Reason (Tracy Chapman) – 05:03 . 6.Ships On The Ocean (Amos Blakemore, Junior Wells) – 05:30 . 7.She Wants To Sell My Monkey (Hudson Whittaker) – 04:34 . 8.So Glad You’Re Mine (Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup) – 05:51 . 9.Mystery Train (Junior Parker, Sam Phillips) – 07:02 . 10.I’M Gonna Move To Kansas City (Robert Mccollum, Robert Nighthawk) – 03:42 . 11.Kingfish Blues (Hudson Whittaker) – 05:18 . 12.You Better Watch Yourself (Little Walter) – 03:47 . 13.Come On In This House (Amos Blakemore, Junior Wells) – 05:57 . 14.The Goat (Sonny Boy Williamson Ii) – 03:46

Musicians : Junior Wells – Harmonica, Vocals . Tab Benoit – Guitar (Acoustic) . Jon Cleary – Piano . Herman V. Ernest Iii – Drums . Corey Harris – Guitar (Steel) . Alvin Youngblood Hart – Dobro, Guitar (Steel), Vocals . Sonny Landreth – Guitar (Steel), Slide Guitar . Bob Margolin – Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric) . John Mooney – Guitar (Electric), Slide Guitar . Bob Sunda – 6-String Electric Bass, Bass (Acoustic) . Derek Trucks – Slide Guitar

Production : Produced By John Snyder Michael Bishop – Engineer, Mastering . Todd Brown – Mastering Assistant . Jay Burton – Assistant Engineer . Tony Daigle – Engineer . Ed Meitner – Engineer . Jay Newland – Engineer . Mark Robertson-Tessi – Mastering Assistant

Package : Anilda Carrasquillo – Art Direction . Susan Cybulski – Cover Design . Frank John Hadley – Liner Notes

Recorded Between April 16 And May 31, 1996.

Released In 1996 By Telarc.

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Enjoy the Music.com
Unlike some blues performances, here the words are easily understood, and all aspects of vocal phrasing readily apparent. This is what happens with an outstanding recording. Most tracks have pure acoustic instrumental accompaniment. […]

Home Theater
This is a mostly acoustic set. They do use electric bass on some cuts and the lead guitar, mostly slide, parts are electric but they keep the volume on the guitars low, mostly. There are a half dozen quest slide guitarist sprinkled around the album […]

Chicago Tribune
Other than a sly rendition of swamp rocker Bobby Charles’ “Why Are People Like That?,” the lone deviation from the formula is a surprising cover of Tracy Chapman‘s “Give Me One Reason,” sparked by Sonny Landreth’s insinuating axe. […]

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