Muddy Waters The Real Folk Blues Import 180g LP
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Blues Hall Of Fame Album On Import 180g LP!
The Real Folk Blues is a 1966 compilation album of Muddy Waters recordings,
released on the Chess record label in January 1966. The album was the first
release of The Real Folk Blues series and has since been re-released on multiple
formats. The album features some of Waters' first recordings. In 2017, the album
was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in the category of 'Classics of Blues
Recordings – Album'.
"Once Chess discovered a white folk-blues audience ripe and ready to hear the
real thing, they released a series of albums under the Real Folk Blues banner.
This is one of the best entries in the series, a mixed bag of early Chess sides
from 1949-1954, some of it hearkening back to Muddy's first recordings for
Aristocrat with only Big Crawford on strings in support, with some wonderful
full band sides rounding out the package to give everyone the big picture. A
couple of highlights to pay special attention to are the cha cha/shuffle strut
of the band charging through 'Walkin' Through the Park' and the 'I'm a
Man'-derived nastiness of 'Mannish Boy'." - Cub Koda, AllMusic
• 180g Vinyl
• Deluxe gatefold jacket
1. Mannish Boy
2. Screamin' & Crying
3. Just To Be With You
4. Walking In The Park
5. Walking Blues
6. Canary Bird
7. Same Thing
8. Gypsy Woman
9. Rollin' & Tumblin'
10. 40 Days & 40 Nights
11. Little Geneva
12. You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had