'The Rough Guide to Chicago Blues' features the greatest names in Chicago blues including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Jimmy Reed. Also includes tracks by guitarists Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and Earl Hooker, plus harmonica pioneers Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson II and Walter Horton and the blues piano brilliance of Otis Spann, Sunnyland Slim and Eddie Boyd.


An album which traces the development of the Chicago blues scene during its late 1940s/1950s heyday. These classic tracks are by artists who defined the sound of the post-war electric Chicago blues. Lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques.


Tracks: Muddy Waters - I Can’t Be Satisfied / Otis Rush - All Your Love (I Miss Loving) / Billy Boy Arnold - I Wish You Would / Howlin’ Wolf - Back Door Man / Junior Wells - Messin’ With The Kid / Otis Spann With Robert Lockwood Junior - Take A Little Walk With Me / Baby Face Leroy - Rollin’ And Tumblin’ (Part 1) / Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues / Little Walter - My Babe / Magic Sam - All Your Love / Sonny Boy Williamson II - Do It If You Wanta / Earl Hooker - Blues In D Natural / Willie Nix and His Combo - Just Can’t Stay / Eddie Boyd - Five Long Years / Jimmy Rogers - Chicago Bound / Sunnyland Slim - Bassology/ Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man / Tampa Red - When Things Go Wrong With You/ Walter Horton - Have A Good Time / Sonny Boy Williamson I - I Been Dealing With The Devil / Big Bill Broonzy - I love My Whiskey / Elmore James - The Sky Is Crying / Memphis Minnie & Son Joe - Please Set A Date / J.B. Lenoir - Korea Blues / Johnny Shines - Please Don’t / Robert Nighthawk - Black Angel Blues /Bo Diddley - I’m A Man

Rough Guide To Chicago Blues CD Released 27/11/20

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