Muddy Waters’ ‘I’m Ready’ is his thirteenth (and second produced by Johnny Winter) studio album released in January 1978 by Blue Sky,
Track Listing : 1.I’M Ready (Willie Dixon) – 03:26 . 2.33 Years (Mckinley Morganfield) – 05:20 . 3.Who Do You Trust (Mckinley Morganfield) – 05:00 . 4.Copper Brown (Mckinley Morganfield) – 04:58 . 5.I’M Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) – 03:59 . 6.Mamie (Morganfield, Jimmy Rogers) – 05:35 . 7.Rock Me (Mckinley Morganfield) – 03:54 . 8.Screamin’ And Cryin’ (Mckinley Morganfield) – 05:04 . 9.Good Morning, Little School Girl (Sonny Boy Williamson) – 03:27
Musicians : Muddy Waters – Vocal & Guitar . Jimmy Rogers – Guitar . Big Walter Horton – Acoustic And Amplified Harmonica . Bob Margolin – Guitar, Bass . Pinetop Perkins – Piano . Willie Big Eyes Smith – Drums . Johnny Winter – Guitar . Jerry Portnoy – Amplified Harmonica On (1 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 9)
Production : Produced By Johnny Winter Dave Still – Engineer, Mixing . Greg Calbi – Mastering
Package : Paula Scher – Design
Recorded In October–November 1977 At Westport, Connecticut.
Released In January 1978 By Blue Sky.
Nonetheless, at this point, Muddy Waters is still singing like the true king of the blues, the last great original master of the form. Or, to put it another way, his mojo is working so well that it just might work on even you. […]
I’m Ready closes with the Sonny Boy Williamson chestnut “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl,” the high-spirited Waters sounding in good form as Portnoy’s harp flails away in the back of the mix. […]
cal50 @ RateYourMusic
my girlfriend left this muddy waters cd in my car so i listened to it while i was driving home tonight because i have work tomorrow. wait, re-read that sentence: 1. girlfriend 2. car 3. a job i think i’m not allowed to listen to the blues since i have a girlfriend, a carand a job. that’s like 3 strikes. […]