Howlin Wolf - Howlin Wolf
Howlin Wolf - Howlin Wolf
Howlin Wolf - Howlin Wolf
Howlin Wolf - Howlin Wolf

Howlin Wolf - Howlin Wolf

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Howlin' Wolf – lead vocals, guitar, harmonica

William Johnson – guitar

Freddy Robinson – guitar

Jimmy Rogers – guitar

Otis "Big Smokey" Smothers – guitar

Hubert Sumlin – guitar

Jody Williams – guitar

Henry Gray – piano

Johnny Jones – piano

Hosea Lee Kennard – piano

Lafayette Leake – piano

Otis Spann – piano

Willie Dixon – bass, vocals on “Going Down Slow”

Buddy Guy – bass

Fred Below – drums

Junior Blackman – drums

Sam Lay – drums

S.P. Leary – drums

Sammy Lewis – drums

Earl Phillips – drums

T. Brown – saxophone

Donald Hankins – baritone saxophone

Arnold Rogers – tenor saxophone

 

1 LP, Gatefold Cover

Original analog Master tape : YES

Heavy Press : 180g

Record color : black

Speed : 33RPM

Size : 12”

Stereo

Studio

Record Press : Universal Music Enterprises

Label : Friday Music

Original Label : Chess

Recorded 1959 - 1962

Engineered & mixed by : Ron Malo

Produced by Ralph Bass

Remastered by Joe Reagoso

Originally released in 1962

Reissued in 2014

 

Tracks:

Side A :

  1. Shake For Me
  2. The Red Rooster
  3. You'll Be Mine
  4. Who's Been Talkin'
  5. Wang Dang Doodle
  6. Little Baby

 

Side B :

  1. Spoonful
  2. Going Down Slow
  3. Down In the Bottom
  4. Back Door Man
  5. Howlin' For My Baby
  6. Tell Me


Awards:

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 238/500

 

Reviews :

"Howlin' Wolf's second album brings together some of the blues great's best singles from the late '50s and early '60s. Also available as a fine two-fer with his debut, Moanin' in the Moonlight, the so-called Rockin' Chair Album represents the cream of Wolf's Chicago blues work. Those tracks afforded classic status are many, including "Spoonful," "The Red Rooster," "Wang Dang Doodle," "Back Door Man," "Shake for Me," and "Who's Been Talking?" Also featuring the fine work of Chess house producer and bassist Willie Dixon and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, Rockin' Chair qualifies as one of pinnacles of early electric blues, and is an essential album for any quality blues collection." AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook

 

Ratings :

AllMusic : 4,5 / 5 , Discogs : 4,54 / 5

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