Junior Wells ‘Hoodoo Man Blues’ is his debut album recorded with Buddy Guy on September 22 and 23, 1965 and released the same year by Delmark.
Track Listing : 1.Snatch It Back And Hold It (Junior Wells) – 02:53 . 2.Ships On The Ocean (Junior Wells) – 04:07 . 3.Good Morning Schoolgirl (Sonny Boy Williamson) – 03:50 . 4.Hound Dog (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 02:12 . 5.In The Wee Wee Hours (Junior Wells) – 03:42 . 6.Hey Lawdy Mama (Uncredited, Buddy Moss) – 03:10 . 7.Hoodoo Man Blues (Junior Wells, Williamson) – 02:49 . 8.Early In The Morning (Traditional) – 04:44 . 9.We’Re Ready (Buddy Guy, Junior Wells) – 03:33 . 10.You Don’T Love Me, Baby (Willie Cobbs) – 02:58 . 11.Chitlin Con Carne (Kenny Burrell) – 02:12 . 12.Yonder Wall (Elmore James) – 04:10
Musicians : Junior Wells – Harmonica, Vocals . Buddy Guy – Guitar, Vocals . Jack Myers – Bass . Bill Warren – Drums
Production : Produced By Bob Koester . Stu Black – Engineer
Package : Zbigniew Jastrzebski – Cover Design . Bob Koester – Liner Notes . Greg Roberts – Photography
Recorded September 22–23, 1965.
Released In 1965 By Delmark.
Hoodoo Man Blues is the archetypal Chicago blues album; the standard to which all other Chicago blues albums are compared. ..Blues albums don’t get any better than this. A true classic! […]
Quite simply, if you’re a blues fan, then you should have a copy of Junior Wells‘ Hoodoo Man Blues in your collection. Featuring brilliant performances all around, matched with a classic tracklist and stellar instrumentation, the album would become – and remains – Delmark’s all-time best-seller and is a Grammy® Hall of Fame inductee […]
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The rhythm section wisely stay out the way allowing Guy’s razor sharp but funky guitar lines (some played through a hammond organ speaker after his amp packed in) to support wells deep blues vocals and harp playing. […]