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On September 23, 1970.

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On September 23, 1970, “Atco” label released “Idlewild South”, the second Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was recorded February–July 1970, at “Capricorn Sound Studios” in Macon; “Criteria Studios” in Miami; “Regent Sound Studios” in
New York City, and was produced by Tom Dowd and Joel Dorn.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, piano
  • Duane Allman– slide guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Dickey Betts– lead guitar
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas, timbales, percussion
  • Butch Trucks– drums, timpani
  • Thom Doucette– harmonica, percussion
  • Tom Dowd– engineer
  • Frank Fenter – supervision
  • Bob Liftin – engineer
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – engineer
  • Howie Albert – engineer
  • Jim Hawkins – engineer
  • Ron Albert – engineer
  • Jimm Roberts – artwork, photography
  • Suha Gur – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregg Allman, except where noted.

  1. Revival – Dickey Betts
  2. Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’
  3. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  4. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed – Dickey Betts
  5. Hoochie Coochie Man – Willie Dixon
  6. Please Come Home
  7. Leave My Blues at Home

 

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On January 7, 1954.

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On January 7, 1954, Muddy Waters recorded “Hoochie Coochie Man”, a blues standard written by Willie Dixon. The song originally titled “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man” became one of Muddy Waters most popular songs and one of the best known blues standards of all time.  In 2004, the song was selected for preservation by the US “Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry”. The song was released in 1954 by “Chess” label as a Ten-inch 78 rpm & seven-inch 45 rpm records (She’s So Pretty as B-side) and was produced by Leonard Chess.

On April 30, 1983.

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On April 30, 1983, McKinley Morganfield aka Muddy Waters died aged 70. Named as “father of modern Chicago blues”, Waters wrote few classic standards including “I just want to make love to you”, “I’m your Hoochie Coochie Man”, “Got my Mojo working” and had a major influence on many artists including Cream, Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin. The Rolling Stones named themselves after Waters’ 1950 song “Rollin’ Stone”.

On January 29, 1992.

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On January 29, 1992, William James “Willie” Dixon died aged 72. Vocalist, musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, Grammy Award winner ,next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post-World War II sound of the Chicago blues. His songs were recorded by countless number of musicians such as Bob Dylan, Cream, Jeff Beck, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones. Some of his best known songs are “Hoochie Coochie Man”, “I Just Want to Make Love to You”, “Little Red Rooster”, “My Babe”, “Spoonful”, and “You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover”.