Sleeve Notes – Peter Guralnick
Original 1954-1965 Chess Records landmark studio singles by Howlin’ Wolf. 13 Tracks. Originally recorded from 1954-1965. Howlin’ Wolf electrified the sound ofthe Mississippi Delta blues and brought it to Chicago, laying down what would be come the foundation of rock and roll in the early 1950s. Delivered in his gruff, haunting voice, his lyrics spoke of his hard life experiences and his signature growlin’ mesmerized audiences and blues musicians alike. Howlin Wolf helped make Chess Records a historic label and solidified Chicago as the worlds capital of blues.
Side A 1. Down In The Bottom 2. No Place To Go 3. Sitting On Top Of The World 4.Smokestack Lightnin’ 5. The Red Rooster 6. Spoonful
Side B 1. Killing Floor 2. Do The Doo 3. I Ain’t Superstitious 4. Who’s Been Talking 5. Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy 6. Back Door Man 7. Wang Dang Doodle