Wham of That Memphis Man! [Collectables]

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
This is a reissue of Mack's first album for Fraternity in 1964, the one thousands of guitarists cut their teeth on. Muddy Waters once sang, "The blues had a baby and they named the baby rock & roll." This is the album that proves it. Instrumental versions of R&B hits "Memphis," "Susie Q," "The Bounce" rebound against heartfelt soul numbers "Farther Down the Road," "Why?" right next to dazzling fretboard blues romps both slow and fast "Wham!," "Down and Out". Mack sings his rear end off, the band -- with saxes and Hammond organ and pumping soul bass -- is right in there and Mack's vibrato-drenched guitar stings, wounds, and amazes. It ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
This is a reissue of Mack's first album for Fraternity in 1964, the one thousands of guitarists cut their teeth on. Muddy Waters once sang, "The blues had a baby and they named the baby rock & roll." This is the album that proves it. Instrumental versions of R&B hits "Memphis," "Susie Q," "The Bounce" rebound against heartfelt soul numbers "Farther Down the Road," "Why?" right next to dazzling fretboard blues romps both slow and fast "Wham!," "Down and Out". Mack sings his rear end off, the band -- with saxes and Hammond organ and pumping soul bass -- is right in there and Mack's vibrato-drenched guitar stings, wounds, and amazes. It remains his defining moment.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431697429
  • Catalog Number: 6974
  • Sales rank: 111,240

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Wham! (2:12)
  2. 2 I'll Keep You Happy (2:33)
  3. 3 Suzie Q (2:33)
  4. 4 Farther on Down the Road (2:20)
  5. 5 Bounce (2:07)
  6. 6 Where There's a Will There's a Way (4:11)
  7. 7 Chicken Pickin' (2:09)
  8. 8 Baby What's Wrong? (3:49)
  9. 9 Down in the Dumps (2:08)
  10. 10 Down and Out (2:49)
  11. 11 Satisfied (2:58)
  12. 12 Memphis (2:33)
  13. 13 Why (4:33)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lonnie Mack Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Wayne Bullock Bass
David Byrd Organ
Truman Fields Organ, Piano
Ron Grayson Drums
Marv Lieberman Saxophone
Irv Russotto Saxophone
Bill Jones Bass
Technical Credits
Lonnie Mack Composer, Producer
Chuck Berry Composer
Dale Hawkins Composer
Bruce Botnick Remixing
Stan Lewis Composer
Robert L. Heimall Art Direction
Joel Brodsky Original Cover Photography
Elaine Broadwater Composer
Russ Miller Author
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