Blues Masters, Vol. 2: Postwar Chicago Blues

Blues Masters, Vol. 2: Postwar Chicago Blues


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Excellent 18 track compendium of all the major movers and shakers who helped shape the Chicago blues scene in the 50s. Everyone is well represented here, and major stars like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf stand next to behind-the-scenes geniuses like Earl Hooker and Jody Williams for an interesting, and accurate, blend.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/10/1992
Label: Rhino
UPC: 0081227112226
catalogNumber: 71122

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Billy Boy Arnold   Harmonica
Eddie Boyd   Drums,Track Performer
Willie Dixon   Bass,Vocals
Buddy Guy   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Earl Hooker   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Big Walter Horton   Harmonica
J.B. Lenoir   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Little Walter   Harmonica,Vocals,Track Performer
Little Brother Montgomery   Piano
Louis Myers   Guitar
A.C. Reed   Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Reed   Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals,Track Performer
Hubert Sumlin   Guitar
Junior Wells   Track Performer
Red Holloway   Tenor Saxophone
Harold Ashby   Tenor Saxophone
Ed Jones   Tenor Saxophone
Lorenzo Smith   Tenor Saxophone
Harold Burrage   Piano
Jody Williams   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Robert C. Smith   Bass
Robert Lockwood   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Baby Face Leroy   Track Performer
Lefty Bates   Guitar
Fred Below   Drums
Bo Diddley   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Howlin' Wolf   Harmonica,Vocals,Track Performer
Ernest Cotton   Tenor Saxophone
Ernest "Big" Crawford   Bass
Alfred Elkins   Bass
Leroy Foster   Drums,Vocals
Galvin   Drums
Jarrett Gibson   Tenor Saxophone
Jerome Green   Maracas
Bob Guthrie   Drums
Donald Hankins   Baritone Saxophone
Ike Turner   Guitar
Earnest Johnson   Bass
William Johnson   Guitar
Hosea Lee Kennard   Piano
Frank Kirkland   Drums
Lafayette Leake   Piano
Bob Little   Drums
Magic Sam   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Mama Reed   Vocals
L.C. McKinley   Guitar
Jack Meyers   Bass
Joe Montgomery   Piano
Muddy Waters   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Bob Neely   Tenor Saxophone
Odie Payne   Drums
Carlson Oliver   Tenor Saxophone
Earl Phillips   Drums
Jimmy Rogers   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Otis Rush   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Johnny Shines   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Sunnyland Slim   Piano
Otis Spann   Piano
Billy Stepney   Drums
Mack Thompson   Bass Guitar
Johnny "Big Moose" Walker   Organ
Percy Walker   Drums
Sonny Boy Williamson   Harmonica,Vocals,Track Performer
Sonny Boy Williamson [II]   Track Performer
Dave Myers   Guitar
Jimmy Rogers & His Trio   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Jimmy Reed   Composer
Junior Wells   Composer
Mel London   Composer

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