Artista: Howlin’ Wolf
Canzone: Evil (Willie Dixon 1954)
“Evil”, sometimes listed as “Evil (Is Going On)”, is a Chicago blues standard written by Willie Dixon. Howlin’ Wolf recorded the song for Chess Records in 1954. It was included on the 1959 compilation album Moanin’ in the Moonlight. When he re-recorded it for The Howlin’ Wolf Album in 1969, “Evil” became Wolf’s last charting single (#43 Billboard R&B chart).
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Artista: Skip James
Canzone: Devil Got My Woman (Skip James – 1968)
Devil Got My Woman is the fourth studio album by American blues singer Skip James, released in 1968. It was his last record before his death in 1969.
Allmusic critic Scott Yanow wrote in his review: “One can easily hear the influence that Skip James’ music had on the then flourishing folk music movement, and he still sang his country blues with great intensity.” The title track is featured in the 2001 film Ghost World. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: Howlin’ Wolf
Canzone: Back Door Man (Willie Dixon – 1961)
“Back Door Man” is a blues song written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in 1960. It was released in 1961 by Chess Records as the B-side to Wolf’s “Wang Dang Doodle” (catalog no. 1777). The song is considered a classic of Chicago blues. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: Lou Rawls
Canzone: Your Good Thing (is about to end) (Isaac Hayes and David Porter) 1969
Cover Versions by Mable John, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray, Etta James, O.V. Wright
“Your Good Thing (Is About to End)” (written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter) is a 1969 single by Lou Rawls from his album The Way It Was: The Way It Is. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The song was originally recorded by Mable John in 1966 peaking at #95 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #6 on the R&B Charts.
Lou Rawls: Your Good Thing (is about to end) – Wikipedia
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Artista: B.B. King/Gary Moore
Canzone: Since I Met You Baby (Ivory Joe Hunter)
“Since I Met You Baby” is an American rhythm and blues song written and recorded by pianist Ivory Joe Hunter. The song, which Hunter recorded in 1956, became an American standard, and saw renewed popularity in 1969 when country music artist Sonny James released his hit version. (Since I Met You Baby – Wikipedia)
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Artista: Bill Withers
Canzone: Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) 1971
“Ain’t No Sunshine” is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just As I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass guitar, Al Jackson, Jr. on drums and Stephen Stills on guitar. String arrangements were done by Booker T. Jones, and recorded in Memphis by engineer Terry Manning. The song is in the key of A minor.
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Artista: Robert Johnson
Canzone: Ramblin’ on My Mind (1937)
“Ramblin’ On My Mind” is a blues song recorded on November 23, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas by blues musician Robert Johnson. The song was originally released on 78 rpm format as Vocalion 03519 and ARC 7-05-81. Johnson performed the song in the key of E, and recorded two takes. Both takes were used for different pressings of both the Vocalion issue and the ARC issue.
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