It is one in a series of box sets issued by mcachess in the late 1980s the other sets were by bo diddley, howlin wolf, muddy waters, willie dixon. Flac the london howlin wolf sessions album by howlin wolf, was one of the first of the super session blues albums, setting a blues master among famous musicians from the second generation of. Coincidently i have been listening to it, the chess box and the muddy waters chess box. William james dixon july 1, 1915 january 29, 1992 was an american blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. Release the complete recordings 19511969 by howlin wolf. About the chess box this the chess box album was released in 1989 and featured titles like my babe, third degree and seventh son from willie dixon and eddie boyd. The howlin wolf foundation, a nonprofit corporation organized under the us tax code, section 501c3, was established by bettye kelly to preserve and extend howlin wolf s legacy. Howlin wolf moanin at midnight 1959 internet archive. Come and experience your torrent treasure chest right here.
Along with a couple other seminal box sets of the second half of 20th century popular music startime, nuggets, thats about it this set is the history of that great music. Possessed of fine guitar and harp skills, a voice that could separate skin from bone, and a sheer magnetism and charisma that knew and has known no. Provided to youtube by universal music group commit a crime howlin wolf the chess box. Disc one starts with the memphis sides that eventually brought him to the label, including hits like how many more years, but also compiling unissued sides that had previously only been available on vinyl bootlegs of dubious origin and fidelity. Chess lps in the 1960s used to put the track listing in a box on the sleeve, headed off the record, which somebody at chess must have thought was a clever play on words. If you plan to buy just one set of wolf tunes, this is definitely that one to get. The chess box by howlin wolf on amazon music unlimited. Howlin wolfs 1991 chess box inducted into blues hall of fame. The chess box is a compact disc box set compilation by chuck berry. Howlin wolf smokestack lightningthe complete chess masters 19511960 disc 4.
Smokestack lightnin howlin wolf song info allmusic. The complete chess masters 19511960, a 97track, fourdisc limitededition box set containing everything the wolf cut in his first. Publication date 20200116 topics blues language english. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from howlin wolf. Howlin wolf smokestack lightning the complete chess.
Howlin wolf smokestack lightning the complete chess masters 1951 1960 disc 1. A good collection of howlin wolfs best songs in mp3 format. I currently have the definitive collection and the howlin wolf moanin at midnight cds, and i am planning on buying the howlin wolf chess box, but i was wondering if there are any compilations that contain all of his releases, both singles and album tracks. Tomas doncker moanin at midnight the howlin wolf project 2020 flac. Check out the chess box by howlin wolf on amazon music. The chess box by howlin wolf compilation, chicago blues. Howlin wolf the london sessions deluxe editionblues. Howlin wolf 19700620 big dukes, chicago, il remix aud. In 1951, sam phillips 2 recorded several songs by howlin wolf at his memphis recording service, and he became a local celebrity. Chester howlin wolf burnetts razorlike voice was one of the signature sounds of postwar chicago electric blues, and the threedisc chess box is the definitive document of his landmark recordings for the label that the chess brothers made into the. Howlin wolf chess blues master series 24bit vinyl by howling wolf. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at.
Wolf at chess studios photo courtesy of chess records. Howlin wolf smokestack lightning the complete chess masters 1951 1960 disc 4. The chess box chess 9332 chicago 26 golden years chess 9183 chicago blues tomato 71733 his greatest sides, vol. Album for the blues foundations blues hall of fame. After issuing complete sets dedicated to muddy waters, chuck berry, little walter, and bo diddley, hipo select finally got around to the titanic howlin wolf in the fall of 2011, releasing smokestack lightning. Howlin wolf complete recordings steve hoffman music.
The raw, visceral talent of howlin wolf is jaw dropping. He also was a very accomplished harmonica player, which he learned from sonny boy williamson. Provided to youtube by universal music group moanin at midnight howlin wolf the chess box. Chronicling howlin wolfs career from memphis, through chicago, and on into his later years. He was a big psycho with a drinking problem famous for scaring the shit out of everybody. Howlin wolf howlin wolf album 1969 flac 01 spoonful. He was proficient in playing both the upright bass and the guitar, and sang with a distinctive voice, but he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time.
The complete recordings 19511969 release by howlin wolf see all versions of this release, 1 available. This is pretty much everything you need to know about the chicago electric blues. Howlin wolfs the chess box anthology has been chosen as 2020s classic of blues recording album for the blues foundations blues hall of. Chronicling howlin wolf s career from memphis, through chicago, and on into his later years. Chess evidenzio 1 moanin at midnight 2 how many more years 3 smokestack lightnin 4 baby how long 5 no place to go 6 all night boogie 7 evil 8 im leavin you 9 moanin for my baby 10 i asked for water she gave me.
Howlin wolf message to the young 2007 cd reissie, 1971, uicy93312, usm japan. This threecd box set currently rates as the best and most digestible overview of howlin wolf s career. The chess box has been chosen as 2020s classic of blues recording. Howlin wolf smokestack lightningthe complete chess masters 19511960 disc 1.
Provided to youtube by universal music group howlin wolf boogie howlin wolf the chess box. Jun 18, 2008 i have the chess box and agree it sounds pretty good. He was able to completely put his heart and soul into each song by creating a rich, powerful and earthy singing style. About the chess box this the chess box album was released in 1991 and featured titles like moanin at midnight, how many more years and the wolf is at your door from howlin wolf. But, let me warn you, it will set you on a mission to find even more of the wolf s work. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.
Download howlin wolf the complete rpm and chess singles. Howlin wolf was one of the most influential blues artists ever to exist inspiring the doors, rolling stones, eric clapton, tom waits among others. Album, 1967, mca records, chess records, checker records. Howlin wolf smokestack lightning the complete chess masters 1951 1960 disc 3. His best is a greatest hits album by american blues musician howlin wolf. He was a big psycho with a drinking problem famous for. With his largerthanlife persona, roaring vocals, and the raw, skittering guitar lines of hubert sumlin behind him, howlin wolf turned out dozens of stellar chicago blues singles for rpm and chess records between 1951 and 1962, including smokestack lightnin, spoonful, red rooster, and the magnificent killing floor, among many others.
Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. It was in chicago that his legendary status was secured. The album was originally released on april 8, 1997 by mca chess records, and was one of a series of releases by mca for the 50th anniversary of chess records that year see 1997 in music. Chess 2acmb201, a division of all platinum record group denon dp61fdenon. There is also a 2 cd compilation called aint gonna be your dog from the u.
Theres a bit more sharing of the spotlight with this album so howlin wolf s regular albums are a little more focused on him but i agree that it is a really good album. The london howlin wolf sessions is an album by blues musician howlin wolf released in 1971 on chess records, and on rolling stones records in britain. Sky torrents howlin wolf three classic albums plus bonus. Howlin wolfs 1991 chess box inducted into blues hall. You can find it, for example, on the back of the chuck berry lp you posted in may, but its on various others, too. Howlin wolf boogie bass unknown artist drums willie steele guitar willie johnson 4 piano albert williams 2 writtenby chester burnett. Howlin wolf, sonny boy williamson ii, little walter e muddy waters sao geralmente. This is a good addtion to a collection along with the muddy waters chess boxthe chess box, willie dixon chess box the chess box, etc. Listen free to howlin wolf the chess box moanin at midnight, how many more years single version and more. Howlin wolf the london sessions deluxe edition label. The foundations mission and goals include the preservation of the blues music genre, scholarships to enable students to participate in music programs, and support for blues. The cd reissue of moaninrockin chair is great as regrads programming, rather compromised sonically.
Does anyone have an opinion on what the best wolf on cd is. Howlin wolf smokestack lightningthe complete chess masters 19511960 disc 3. Provided to youtube by universal music group goin down slow howlin wolf the chess box. Howlin wolf play blue note revisited play electric blues.262 1130 149 1573 1061 374 1302 1096 308 1197 1566 461 1579 760 435 616 502 154 1334 1337 352 549 899 386 195 155 280 371 1091 263