Stepping Stones [Bonus DVD]

Stepping Stones [Bonus DVD]

by Muddy WatersMuddy Waters


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The U.K.'s Proper imprint usually gets it right when it comes to reissues. That said, the trio of Chicago blues collections they released in 2009: Rollin' Stone, Headhunters, and I'm Ready all revolve around Waters in some way. Headhunters includes 20 tracks by Waters' associates and those he influenced, Rollin' Stone features Waters covering and rewriting tunes by both his influences and contemporaries; each version is included in sequence, and I'm Ready (not to be confused with the set of the same title issued by Blue Sky/Sony Legacy) is all Waters, from his beginnings in Chicago in the '40s through his heyday in the '60s. This box set simply collects all three volumes in a handsome package and includes a 78-page book and a bonus DVD entitled Talkin' Muddy Waters, a documentary featuring numerous artists and critics being interviewed about Muddy. The DVD may be unnecessary, and it's hard to imagine justifying the purchase of this set when each volume is attractively priced on its own; but hardcore Muddy fans will more than likely be ordering this without reservation.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/12/2009
Label: Proper Box Uk
UPC: 0805520021524
catalogNumber: 2002152
Rank: 120687


Disc 1

  1. Walkin' Blues
  2. Walkin' Blues
  3. Black Spider Blues
  4. Mean Red Spider
  5. Got My Mojo Working
  6. Got My Mojo Working
  7. Roll & Tumble the Blues
  8. Rollin' & Tumblin', Pt. 1
  9. Train Fare Blues
  10. Train Fare Home (Train Fare Blues)
  11. I Can't Be Satisfied
  12. I Can't Be Satisfied
  13. Rockin' & Rollin'
  14. Rock Me
  15. Bumble Bee
  16. Honey Bee
  17. Baby Please Don't Go
  18. Turn Your Lamp Down Low
  19. I'm a Man
  20. Mannish Boy
  21. Someday Baby Blues
  22. Trouble No More
  23. Catfish Blues
  24. Rollin' Stone

Disc 2

  1. Gypsy Woman
  2. Canary Bird
  3. Louisiana Blues
  4. She Moves Me
  5. Sad, Sad Day
  6. Evil
  7. Long Distance Call
  8. Gone to Main Street
  9. Blow Wind Blow
  10. I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
  11. Just Make Love to Me
  12. I'm Ready
  13. I'm a Natural Born Lover
  14. Young Fashioned Ways
  15. Sugar Sweet
  16. Forty Days & Forty Nights
  17. Live the Life I Love
  18. She's Nineteen Years Old
  19. Close to You
  20. She's Got It

Disc 3

  1. Juke
  2. Mean Old World
  3. My Babe
  4. Just a Feeling
  5. Sit & Cry (The Blues)
  6. Try to Quit You Baby
  7. Straighten Up Baby
  8. Cotton Crop Blues
  9. Hold Me in Your Arms
  10. Hoodoo Man
  11. Tomorrow Night
  12. 'Bout the Break of Day
  13. That's All Right
  14. Ludella
  15. Walking by Myself
  16. I'm Gonna Dig Myself a Hole
  17. Dust My Broom
  18. Black Gal Blues
  19. Have a Good Time
  20. Need My Baby

Disc 4

  1. Bonus Material

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Muddy Waters   Primary Artist
Charlie Musselwhite   Interviewee
Phil May   Interviewee
Sid Griffin   Interviewee
Tony Russell   Interviewee
Dick Waterman   Interviewee
Guy Davis   Interviewee
Lawrence Cohn   Interviewee
Paul Oliver   Interviewee
Nigel Williamson   Interviewee
Charles Shaar Murray   Interviewee

Technical Credits

Big Bill Broonzy   Composer
Didier Lockwood   Arranger,Composer
Ellas McDaniel   Composer
McKinley Morganfield   Composer
Muddy Waters   Author
Charles Shaar Murray   Author
Traditional   Composer
Russell Beecher   Annotation
Williamson   Composer
Cotton Bend   Composer
Toscano   Composer
Horton   Composer
Cotton   Composer

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