The Memphis Days: Definitive Edition, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
The second volume in this series collects up all the known Memphis recordings that were either issued or originally offered to Chess. As such, it stands as a marvelous collection of Wolf's early 78s for that label. But what truly puts it over is the added bonus of a newly discovered acetate featuring several unissued versions of "How Many More Years" and "Baby Ride With Me Riding in the Moonlight." Much of this volume is pulled from discs, but the overall sound is good and the performances make it yet another must-have.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
The second volume in this series collects up all the known Memphis recordings that were either issued or originally offered to Chess. As such, it stands as a marvelous collection of Wolf's early 78s for that label. But what truly puts it over is the added bonus of a newly discovered acetate featuring several unissued versions of "How Many More Years" and "Baby Ride With Me Riding in the Moonlight." Much of this volume is pulled from discs, but the overall sound is good and the performances make it yet another must-have.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/1994
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 790051155001
  • Catalog Number: 15500

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Howlin' Wolf Primary Artist, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
James Cotton Harmonica
Ike Turner Piano
William Johnson Piano
Willie Steel Drums
Albert Williams Piano
Willie Johnson Guitar
Charles Taylor Tenor Saxophone
William "Cat" Johnson Piano
Walter "Tang" Smith Trombone
L.C. Hubert Piano
Willie Steele Drums
Technical Credits
James Luther Dickinson Liner Notes
Colin Escott Producer, Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Illustrations
Joe McCoy Composer
Sam Phillips Producer
Jorg Siemer Mastering
Hoffmann Nienburg Artwork, Art Direction
Dave Sax Producer, Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Chester Burnett Composer
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