John Lee Hooker
|Current:||MCA CD 10760 (MCAMD10760, 1993)|
|Current:||Beat Goes On CD 122 (BGOCD122, 1994, U.K.)|
|Original Release:||Bluesway LP 6012 (BLS 6012, 1967)|
|Specifications:||1 disc, 11-14
tracks, duration approx. 28 minutes (excl. bonus tracks)
Stereo, AAD (BGO)/ADD (MCA)
|Recorded:||Chicago, September 26th (01, 02, 11, 15) and November 27th, 1967|
|Tracks:||01.||Cry Before I Go [02:41] BW 61014, BW LP 6012
|02.||Boom Boom Boom [02:45] BW LP 6012
Syndicaters [02:52] BW
61017, BW LP 6012
|04.||Mr. Lucky [02:56] BW 61014, BW LP 6012
|05.||My Own Blues [02:36] BW LP 6012
(J. Oden, Smith)
|06.||I Can't Stand to
Leave You (Baby) [02:34] BW
|07.||Think Twice Before
You Go [02:06] BW 61017, BW
|08.||I'm Standing in Line [02:24] BW LP 6012
|09.||Hot Spring Water Pt.
1 [02:34] BW LP 6012
(J. Oden, Al Smith)
|10.||Hot Spring Water Pt.
2 [02:02] BW LP 6012
(J. Oden, Al Smith)
|11.||The Motor City is
Burning [02:54] BW 61010, BW
|Bonus Tracks (MCA)|
|12.||I Gotta Go to Vietnam Unissued|
|13.||Messin' 'round with The Blues Unissued|
|14.||Hold On Baby Unissued|
|Bonus Tracks (BGO)|
|15.||Want Ad Blues [02:23] BW 61010, Charly LP 33
|References:||BW LP 6012 Urban Blues (Bluesway BLS 6012, 1967)
Charly LP 33 Original Bluesway Sessions (Charly CDX 33, U.K.)
|Personnel:||John Lee Hooker vocals; guitar
Louis Myers harmonica on 03-10
Buddy Guy guitar on 01, 02, 11, 15
Eddie Taylor bass on 01, 02, 11, 15; guitar on 03-10
Phillip Upchurch bass
Al Duncan drums
by Al Smith (note: online stores/guides additionally credit Ed Michel)
Front cover painting by Mel Cheren
MCA issue digitally remastered by Robert Stoughton (MCA Studios, North Hollywood, CA)
BGO issue includes original album liner notes by Sheldon Harris
|Notes:||The MCA CD issue contains a bonus of three previously unissued tracks from the If You Miss 'Im...I Got 'Im sessions of 1969 (12, 13, 14). The BGO CD issue has one bonus track: Want Ad Blues, from the (earlier) sessions for this album.|
RealAudio 01 02 03 04 05 13 14: CD Universe, MacroMusic
RealAudio 01 02 03 04 05: EveryCD, Rock.com
No audio: All-Music Guide
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|Release Details:||MCA CD details from online
BGO catalogue number from my CD. Date on my CD is 1991, but various online sources quoted the BGO release as having a 1994 date, so I went with that, assuming it'd been reissued.
Original issue catalogue number from Boogie Chillen book. Date of issue from BGO CD.
|Specifications:||Details from my BGO CD. SPAR for MCA CD verified via online stores/guides (note that they invariably say AAD, but then credit Robert Stoughton with digital remastering (!)).|
|Recorded:||Details from Boogie Chillen book.|
|Tracks:||Names from my BGO CD.
MCA bonus track names from online stores/guides, and verified with Boogie Chillen book.
Track durations arrived at by putting my BGO CD in my CD player and using a combination of powers, namely fingers, buttons and eyes.
Details of other appearances and references taken from Boogie Chillen book.
Songwriting credits lifted from my BGO CD.
|Personnel:||Musician credits from Boogie
Other credits from my BGO CD, except where indicated (when specifically referring to the MCA CD, the info is from online stores/guides).