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The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection: His Best, 1947 to 1955


Download links and information about The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection: His Best, 1947 to 1955 by Muddy Waters. This album was released in 1997 and it belongs to Blues genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 59:48 minutes.

Artist: Muddy Waters
Release date: 1997
Genre: Blues
Tracks: 20
Duration: 59:48
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No. Title Length
1. I Can't Be Satisfied 2:43
2. I Feel Like Going Home 3:12
3. Train Fare Blues 2:48
4. Rollin' and Tumblin', Pt. 1 3:00
5. Rollin' Stone 3:08
6. Louisiana Blues 2:55
7. Long Distance Call 2:41
8. Honey Bee 3:22
9. She Moves Me 2:58
10. Still a Fool 3:19
11. Standing Around Crying 3:23
12. Baby Please Don't Go 3:18
13. Mad Love (I Want You to Love Me) 3:03
14. (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man 2:50
15. I Just Want to Make Love to You 2:52
16. I'm Ready 3:05
17. Young Fashioned Ways 3:02
18. Mannish Boy 2:58
19. Sugar Sweet 2:31
20. Trouble No More 2:40



Though Muddy Waters continued making plenty of amazing music for many years after the period encompassed here, this collection represents the very core of his catalog, the tracks upon which his legend was founded. Capturing the best tunes from Muddy's first decade of recording for the Chess label, it reaches all the way back to the spare, Delta-influenced songs the Chicago blues king cut in the '40s when Chess Records was still called Aristocrat. But the most iconic cuts here are the ones Muddy crafted in the early '50s, once he'd begun to incorporate the Windy City's urban/industrial milieu into his music. You can envision the clanging of massive factory machinery on the monolithic stomp of "Still a Fool" and "Standing Around Crying," even as Muddy's magisterial tones and the wailing harp of Little Walter and Junior Wells, respectively, add pure human passion to the mix. And as many times as "Mannish Boy" and "I Just Want to Make Love to You" have been covered, the smoldering sensuality of the originals remains unmatchable.