Stax: Superblues, Vol. 1: All-Time Classic Blues Hits

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
The three-volume Superblues series may not have enough rare/unusual items for the collector, or enough of a solid connecting thread for the more general listener. For those who just want a varied assortment of top-notch blues mostly from the '50s and '60s in their collection, though, they're good deals. They cover a pretty wide territory of both top blues stars and lesser-known singers, drawn more from urbane R&B- and jump blues-influenced cuts than most similar compilations. They also have generous playing times, and offer enough liner notes to provide a context for non-experts. Volume one has classics by B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner, Jimmy Reed, Koko ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
The three-volume Superblues series may not have enough rare/unusual items for the collector, or enough of a solid connecting thread for the more general listener. For those who just want a varied assortment of top-notch blues mostly from the '50s and '60s in their collection, though, they're good deals. They cover a pretty wide territory of both top blues stars and lesser-known singers, drawn more from urbane R&B- and jump blues-influenced cuts than most similar compilations. They also have generous playing times, and offer enough liner notes to provide a context for non-experts. Volume one has classics by B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner, Jimmy Reed, Koko Taylor, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Albert King, Little Milton, Howlin' Wolf, and others.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/7/1991
  • Label: Stax
  • UPC: 025218855143
  • Catalog Number: 8551

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King (5:25)
  2. 2 Down Home Blues - Z.Z. Hill (5:15)
  3. 3 It's Gonna Work Out Fine - Ike & Tina Turner (3:02)
  4. 4 I'll Play the Blues for You, Pts. 1 & 2 - Albert King (7:17)
  5. 5 Killing Floor - Howlin' Wolf (2:48)
  6. 6 Honest I Do - Jimmy Reed (2:43)
  7. 7 Wang Dang Doodle - Koko Taylor (2:59)
  8. 8 Part Time Love - Little Johnny Taylor (3:48)
  9. 9 Part Time Love - Johnnie Taylor (3:30)
  10. 10 I Pity the Fool - Bobby "Blue" Bland (2:41)
  11. 11 Blue Monday - Little Milton (5:43)
  12. 12 Got to Move Your Baby - Lightnin' Hopkins (2:30)
  13. 13 Wish Someone Would Care - Irma Thomas (2:20)
  14. 14 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy - Johnny "Guitar" Watson (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby "Blue" Bland Track Performer
Z.Z. Hill Track Performer
Jimmy Reed Track Performer
Koko Taylor Track Performer
Little Johnny Taylor Track Performer
Johnnie Taylor Track Performer
Irma Thomas Track Performer
Ike & Tina Turner Track Performer
Larry Williams Track Performer
Howlin' Wolf Track Performer
Little Milton Track Performer
Lightnin' Hopkins Track Performer
B.B. King Track Performer
Albert King Track Performer
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bobby "Blue" Bland Contributor
Z.Z. Hill Contributor
Jimmy Reed Contributor
Koko Taylor Contributor
Little Johnny Taylor Contributor
Johnnie Taylor Contributor
Irma Thomas Contributor
Ike & Tina Turner Contributor
Larry Williams Contributor
Sam Hopkins Composer
Howlin' Wolf Contributor
Little Milton Contributor
Phil DeLancie Mastering
Lee Hildebrand Liner Notes
Lightnin' Hopkins Contributor
B.B. King Contributor
Albert King Contributor
Lee Composer
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Contributor
Phil Carroll Art Direction
Kirk Roberts Mastering
Chester Burnett Composer
Seneca Composer
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