Little Walter - The Essential Little Walter
Blues
Label: MCA Records ‎– CHD2-9342, Chess ‎– CHD2-9342
Type: 2 x CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country: US
Date of released: 1993
Category: Blues
Style: Harmonica Blues, Chicago Blues
Genre: Blues
Musician: Little Walter
Album's title: The Essential Little Walter
Rating: 4.0
Votes: 541
MP3 version ZIP archive size: 1554 mb
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1-1 Juke
Drums – Elga EdmondsGuitar – Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters
2:45
1-2 Can't Hold Out Much Longer
Drums – Elga EdmondsGuitar – Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters
3:01
1-3 Boogie
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
3:02
1-4 Blue Midnight (Alt.)
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
3:03
1-5 Mean Old World
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
2:55
1-6 Sad Hours
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
3:12
1-7 Don't Need No Horse
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
3:15
1-8 Tell Me Mama
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
2:48
1-9 Off The Wall
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
2:51
1-10 Quarter To Twelve
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Louis Myers, Unknown Artist
3:12
1-11 Blues With A Feeling
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
3:08
1-12 Too Late
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis MyersWritten-By – Willie Dixon
2:41
1-13 Fast Boogie
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
2:52
1-14 Lights Out
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
2:45
1-15 Fast Large One
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
2:51
1-16 You're So Fine
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Louis Myers
3:05
1-17 Oh Baby
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Louis Myers, Robert Lockwood*Written-By – Walter Jacobs, Willie Dixon
2:46
1-18 I Got To Find My Baby
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Louis Myers, Robert Lockwood*Piano – Otis SpannWritten-By – Willie Dixon
2:49
1-19 Last Night (First Version)
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Robert Lockwood*
2:54
1-20 You Better Watch Yourself
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Dave Myers, Robert Lockwood*
3:05
1-21 Mellow Down Easy
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Robert Lockwood*, Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Willie Dixon
2:43
1-22 My Babe
Backing Vocals – Band Chorus*Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Leonard Caston , Robert Lockwood*Written-By – Willie Dixon
2:42
1-23 Roller Coaster
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Bo Diddley, Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
2:54
1-24 Little Girl
Drums – Fred BelowGuitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*
3:05
2-1 Hate To See You Go
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*
2:18
2-2 Boom, Boom Out Goes The Light
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*Written-By – Stan Lewis*
2:51
2-3 It Ain't Right
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*
2:54
2-4 It's Too Late Brother
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Robert Lockwood*, Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Al Duncan
2:42
2-5 Just A Feeling
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Robert Lockwood*, Unknown Artist
2:54
2-6 Ah'w Baby
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*
2:54
2-7 I've Had My Fun (Alt.)
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*Written-By – James B. Oden
2:13
2-8 Confessin' The Blues
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Jimmie Lee Robinson, Luther TuckerOrgan – Unknown Artist
3:04
2-9 Key To The Highway
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – George Hunter Guitar – Luther TuckerPiano – Otis SpannSlide Guitar – Muddy Waters
2:46
2-10 Walkin' On
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – George Hunter Guitar – Luther TuckerPiano – Otis SpannSlide Guitar – Muddy Waters
2:37
2-11 You Gonna Be Sorry (Someday Baby) (Alt.)
Bass – Fred Robinson*Drums – George Hunter Guitar – Luther TuckerPiano – Otis Spann
3:07
2-12 Crazy Mixed Up World
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – George Hunter Guitar – Fred Robinson*, Luther TuckerWritten-By – Willie Dixon
2:01
2-13 Worried Life
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – George Hunter Guitar – Fred Robinson*, Luther TuckerWritten-By – M. Merriweather*
2:42
2-14 Everything's Gonna Be Alright
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Billy Stepney*Guitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*Piano – Otis Spann
2:50
2-15 Back Track
Bass – Willie DixonDrums – Billy Stepney*Guitar – Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood*Piano – Otis Spann
2:50
2-16 Blue And Lonesome
Drums – George Hunter Guitar – Luther Tucker, Unknown Artist
2:56
2-17 I Don't Play
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Fred Robinson*, Luther TuckerPiano – Otis SpannWritten-By – Willie Dixon
2:19
2-18 As Long As I Have You
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Fred Robinson*, Luther TuckerPiano – Otis SpannWritten-By – Willie Dixon
2:40
2-19 Just Your Fool
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums – Fred BelowGuitar – Fred Robinson*, Luther TuckerPiano – Otis Spann
2:24
2-20 Up The Line
Baritone Saxophone – Jarrett GibsonBass – Jack MyersDrums – Al DuncanGuitar – Buddy GuyOrgan – Billy EmersonPiano – Lafayette Leake
2:08
2-21 Southern Feeling
Baritone Saxophone – Jarrett GibsonBass – Jack MyersDrums – Al DuncanGuitar – Buddy GuyOrgan – Billy EmersonPiano – Lafayette LeakeWritten-By – Billy Emerson, Willie Dixon
2:59
2-22 Dead Presidents
Baritone Saxophone – Jarrett GibsonBass – Jack MyersDrums – Al DuncanGuitar – Buddy GuyOrgan – Billy EmersonPiano – Lafayette LeakeWritten-By – Billy Emerson, Willie Dixon
2:52

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.

Credits

  • Art Direction – Vartan
  • Compilation Producer – Andy McKaie
  • Compiled By – Andy McKaie, Don Snowden
  • Design – DZN, The Design group
  • Liner Notes – Don Snowden
  • Producer – Leonard & Phil Chess, Willie Dixon
  • Remastered By – Erick Labson (tracks: all except 1-17)
  • Transferred By – Paul Elmore (tracks: 1-17), Steven Lasker (tracks: 1-17)
  • Vocals, Harmonica – Little Walter (Jacobs)*
  • Written-By – Walter Jacobs (tracks: Except As Noted)

Notes

Track 1-1 recorded May 12, 1952. Originally Checker Single 955.
Track 1-2 recorded May 12, 1952.
Track 1-3 recorded October, 1952. Originally on Chess LP 9292, "The Best Of Little Walter, Vol. Two".
Tracks 1-5 & 1-6 recorded October, 1952. Originally Checker single 764.
Track 1-7 recorded circa January, 1953. Originally on CHD/C4-9340, "Chess Blues".
Tracks 1-8 & 1-9 probably recorded March 4, 1953. Originally Checker 770.
Track 1-10 recorded circa September, 1953. Originally Checker single 780.
Track 1-11 recorded July 23, 1953. Originally Checker single 780.
Track 1-12 recorded July 23, 1953. Originally Checker single 825.
Tracks 1-13 & 1-15 recorded July 23, 1953. Previously unreleased in U.S.
Tracks 1-14 & 1-16 recorded July 23, 1953. Originally Checker single 786.
Track 1-17 recorded February 22, 1954. Originally Checker single 793.
Track 1-18 recorded May 22, 1954. Originally Checker single 1013.
Track 1-19 recorded July 14, 1954. Originally on Argo LP 4042, "The Blues, Volume 4".
Track 1-20 recorded July 14, 1954. Originally Checker single 799.
Track 1-21 recorded October 5, 1954. Originally Checker single 805.
Track 1-22 recorded January 25, 1955. Originally Checker single 811.
Track 1-23 recorded April 28, 1955. Originally Checker single 817.
Track 1-24 recorded July 14, 1955. Previously unreleased in U.S.
Track 2-1 recorded August 12, 1955. Originally Checker single 825.
Track 2-2 recorded December, 1955. Originally Checker single 867.
Track 2-3 recorded December, 1955. Originally Checker single 833.
Track 2-4 recorded July 27, 1956. Originally Checker single 852.
Track 2-5 recorded July 27, 1956. Originally Checker single 845.
Track 2-6 recorded June 20, 1957. Previously unreleased on U.S. LP.
Track 2-7 recorded June 20, 1957. Previously unreleased.
Track 2-8 recorded January 1958. Originally Checker single 890.
Track 2-9 recorded circa August, 1958. Originally Checker single 904.
Track 2-10 recorded circa August, 1958. Previously unreleased in U.S.
Track 2-11 recorded circa January, 1959. Previously unreleased.
Track 2-12 recorded February 25, 1959. Originally Checker single 919.
Track 2-13 recorded February 25, 1959. Previously unreleased in U.S.
Tracks 2-14 & 2-15 recorded July 21, 1959. Originally Checker single 930.
Track 2-16 recorded August 12, 1959. Originally Checker single 1117.
Tracks 2-17 & 2-18 recorded December, 1960. Originally Checker single 968.
Track 2-19 recorded December, 1960. Originally Checker single 1013.
Track 2-20 recorded February 5, 1963. Originally Checker single 1043.
Track 2-21 recorded February 5, 1963. Originally Checker single 1043. Previously unreleased on U.S. LP.
Track 2-22 recorded February 5, 1963. Originally Checker single 1081.
All tracks recorded in Chicago.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (String): 076732934227
  • Barcode (Text): 0 76732-9342-2 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): CHD9342-1 L3506O
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): CHD9342-2 L3506P
  • Other (SPARS Code): AAD

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