South Side Chicago Blues [Delmark]

South Side Chicago Blues [Delmark]

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Overview

While it's true that most Chicago blues fans will have many if not all of these tracks, there is something very satisfying about the way this compilation has been assembled by Delmark, which issued it as part of the label's 50th anniversary celebration. With Little Walter, Byther Smith, J.B. Hutto (doing his awesome "Slidewinder"), Junior Wells, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Jr. Lockwood, and Sunnyland Slim on the same disc, it's already a party. Add to that Big Time Sarah and Carey and Lurrie Bell (separately), and it goes over the top. This is a burning-to-the-bone selection of Chicago blues from the city's south side, where everything comes down to sweat, groove, and feel. There are enough legends to make it interesting to the eye, but the pleasure is all in the tracks themselves. For the price you cannot beat this one.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/26/2005
Label: Delmark
UPC: 0038153091224
catalogNumber: 912

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Buddy Guy   Guitar
Little Walter   Harmonica,Vocals
Louis Myers   Guitar
Eddie Taylor   Guitar
Junior Wells   Harmonica,Vocals
Robert Lockwood   Guitar,Vocals
Carey Bell   Harmonica,Vocals
Fred Below   Drums
Elbert Buckner   Bass
Bombay Carter   Drums
Leroy Foster   Drums
Lacy Gibson   Guitar
Joe Harper   Bass
Andrew Harris   Bass
J.B. Hutto   Guitar
Earnest Johnson   Bass
Royal Johnson   Guitar
Rico McFarland   Guitar
Muddy Waters   Guitar
Jimmy Rogers   Guitar,Vocals
Ken Saydak   Organ
Sunnyland Slim   Piano,Vocals
Otis Spann   Piano
Harlan Terson   Bass
Sidney Thomas   Drums
Laurie Bell   Guitar,Vocals
Pat Hall   Keyboards
Bill Hargrave   Bass
Jeff "Junkyard" Jozwiak   Guitar
Roosevelt Purifoy   Organ
Greg McDaniel   Bass
Tino Cortez   Drums
Dave Myers   Bass
Kenny Smith   Drums

Technical Credits

Byther Smith   Composer
Junior Wells   Composer
Robert Lockwood   Composer
Carey Bell   Composer
J.B. Hutto   Composer
B.B. King   Composer
Robert G. Koester   Producer
Albert Luandrew   Composer
Cliff Adams   Composer
James A. Lane   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Steve Wagner   Producer

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