Muddy Waters’s ‘Electric Mud’ is a studio album released on October 5, 1968.
Track Listing : 1.I Just Want To Make Love To You (Willie Dixon) – 04:19 . 2.I’M Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) – 04:53 . 3.Let’S Spend The Night Together (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 03:12 . 4.She’S Alright (Mckinley Morganfield) – 06:36 . 5.Mannish Boy (Mckinley Morganfield) – 03:50 . 6.Herbert Harper’S Free Press News (Sidney Barnes, Robert Thurston) – 04:40 . 7.Tom Cat (Charles Williams) – 03:42 . 8.The Same Thing (Willie Dixon) – 05:42
Musicians : Muddy Waters – Vocal . Gene Barge – Tenor Saxophone . Phil Upchurch – Guitars . Roland Faulkner – Guitars . Pete Cosey – Guitars . Charles Stepney – Organ . Louis Satterfield – Bass . Morris Jennings – Drums
Production : Produced By Marshall Chess, Charles Stepney . Stu Black – Engineer . Abner Spector – Mixing
Package : Meire Murakami – Design . Bill Sharpe – Cover Design . Vartan – Art Direction
Recorded In May 1968 At Ter Mar Studios, Chicago, Illinois.
Released On October 5, 1968 By Cadet.
Muddy Waters to some people is the king of blues. (To others it’s Robert Johnson) He had many great albums. I think Electric Mud should be among these. When it came out though, music critics and blues purists alike did not enjoy listening to it. Muddy Waters himself hated the album. […]
Although Waters’ vocals are all but lost in the din, the unbridled psychedelic zeal of “Herbert Harper’s Free Press” made the song one of Hendrix’s favorites, while Dixon’s “Same Thing” displays Waters’ ability to rise above the mix to deliver a strong vocal performance amidst smothering instrumental chaos, with (I’m guessing) Upchurch’s jagged, fractured guitarplay embroidered throughout the performance. […]
A Blues Icon Who Rocks UnwillinglyStill, there’s plenty of vibrant music lurking within Electric Mud, which was apparently one of Jimi Hendrix’s favorite Muddy Waters records. More recently, it’s been an obvious source of inspiration to gonzo blues-rocker […]