Blues Greatest

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
MCA Special Products' Blues Greatest culls ten highlights from their vaults, including cuts from various labels, such as Chess, they've acquired over the years. During that time, they've amassed one of the best blues catalogs around, as the roster of Blues Greatest attests. Over the course of ten tracks, strong songs not necessarily hits from Albert Collins "Don't Lose Your Cool", Lowell Fulson "Reconsider Baby", John Lee Hooker "I'm in the Mood", Buddy Guy "Stone Crazy", B.B. King "Philadelphia", Koko Taylor "Wang Dang Doodle", Little Milton "We're Gonna Make It", Bobby Bland "Do What You Set Out to Do" and Willie Dixon "Walking the Blues" are all featured. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
MCA Special Products' Blues Greatest culls ten highlights from their vaults, including cuts from various labels, such as Chess, they've acquired over the years. During that time, they've amassed one of the best blues catalogs around, as the roster of Blues Greatest attests. Over the course of ten tracks, strong songs not necessarily hits from Albert Collins "Don't Lose Your Cool", Lowell Fulson "Reconsider Baby", John Lee Hooker "I'm in the Mood", Buddy Guy "Stone Crazy", B.B. King "Philadelphia", Koko Taylor "Wang Dang Doodle", Little Milton "We're Gonna Make It", Bobby Bland "Do What You Set Out to Do" and Willie Dixon "Walking the Blues" are all featured. While it may have been nice to have some outright hits on the collection, the end result is nevertheless quite entertaining and, to some casual blues fans, worth the budget price.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/4/1996
  • Label: Mca Special Products
  • UPC: 076742093549
  • Catalog Number: 20935

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Don't Lose Your Cool (2:13)
  2. 2 Reconsider Baby (3:09)
  3. 3 I'm in the Mood (2:41)
  4. 4 Stone Crazy (7:06)
  5. 5 Philadelphia (5:56)
  6. 6 Wang Dang Doodle (2:59)
  7. 7 Good to Me (2:32)
  8. 8 Do What You Set out to Do (3:30)
  9. 9 We're Gonna Make It (2:38)
  10. 10 Walking the Blues - Willie Dixon (3:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby "Blue" Bland Track Performer
Willie Dixon Track Performer
Lowell Fulson Track Performer
Buddy Guy Track Performer
John Lee Hooker Track Performer
Koko Taylor Track Performer
Irma Thomas Track Performer
Albert Collins Track Performer
Little Milton Track Performer
B.B. King Track Performer
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Carl Smith Composer
Gene Barge Composer
Bernard Besman Composer
Deadric Malone Composer
Raynard Miner Composer
Dave Crawford Composer
Julius Green Composer
Bill Hall Producer
Jay Wellington Producer
Billy Davis Composer
Clifton William Smith Composer
Joseph Scott Composer
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