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On May 12, 1969.

On May 12, 1969, “Cadet” label released “After the Rain”, the sixth Muddy Waters studio album. It was recorded in January 1969, and was produced by Marshall Chess, Charles Stepney and Gene Barge.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters(McKinley Morganfield) – vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil Upchurch– guitar
  • Pete Cosey– guitar
  • Morris Jennings – drums
  • Otis Spann– piano
  • Louis Satterfield– bass
  • Charles Stepney– organ
  • Paul Oscher– harmonica
  • Stu Black – engineer
  • T. Swan – re-mix production

Track listing:

All tracks by Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield), except where noted.

  1. I Am the Blues – Willie Dixon
  2. Ramblin’ Mind
  3. Rollin’ and Tumblin’
  4. Bottom of the Sea
  5. Honey Bee
  6. Blues and Trouble
  7. Hurtin’ Soul – Charles Williams
  8. Screamin’ and Cryin’

 

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In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Checker Records” label released “Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger”, the fifth Bo Diddley studio album. It was recorded October 1959 – February 1960, and was produced by Leonard Chess, Phil Chess and Bo Diddley.

Personnel:

  • Bo Diddley(Ellas McDaniel) – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Jerome Green – maracas, backing vocals
  • Willie Dixon, Bobby Baskerville – bass
  • Jesse James Johnson – electric bass
  • Billy Downing, Clifton James – drums
  • Lafayette Leake, Otis Spann, Billy Stewart– piano
  • Peggy Jones – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Gene Barge– tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Carter, Harvey Fuqua, Lily “Bee Bee” Jamieson, Gloria Morgan, Nate Nelson – backing vocals
  • Vartan – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellas McDaniel, except where noted.

  1. Gunslinger
  2. Ride on Josephine
  3. Doing the Craw-Daddy
  4. Cadillac
  5. Somewhere
  6. Cheyenne
  7. Sixteen Tons – Merle Travis, arranged byEllas McDaniel
  8. Whoa Mule (Shine)
  9. No More Lovin’
  10. Diddling

In November 1962.

In November 1962, “Decca” label released “R&B from the Marquee”, the debut Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated album. It was recorded on June 8, 1962, at “West Hampstead Studios” in London, and was produced by Jack Good.

Personnel:

  • Alexis Korner – acoustic guitar
  • Cyril Davies – vocal, harmonica
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith – tenor saxophone, vocal chorus
  • Keith Scott – piano
  • Spike Heatley – string bass
  • Graham Burbidge – drums
  • Long John Baldry – vocal, vocal chorus
  • Teddy Wadmore – bass guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – vocal chorus
  • Jack Clegg – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Gotta Move – Alexis Korner
  2. Rain is Such a Lonesome Sound – Jimmy Witherspoon, Rachel Witherspoon
  3. I Got My Brand On You – Willie Dixon
  4. Spooky But Nice – Cyril Davies
  5. Keep Your Hands Off – Cyril Davies
  6. I Wanna Put a Tiger in Your Tank – Willie Dixon
  7. I Got My Mojo Working – Preston Foster
  8. Finkle’s Café – Alexis Korner
  9. Hoochie Coochie – Willie Dixon
  10. Down Town – Alexis Korner
  11. How Long, How Long Blues – Leroy Carr
  12. I Thought I Heard That Train Whistle Blow – Long John Baldry

 

On September 9, 2013.

On September 9, 2013, “Virgin EMI” label released “Snapshot”, the debut Strypes studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Yellow Fish Studios” in UK, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Track listing:

  • Ross Farrelly – lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, percussion
  • Josh McClorey – vocals, lead guitar
  • Pete O’Hanlon – bass guitar, harmonica,, keyboards
  • Evan Walsh – drums, percussion, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey, Pete O’Hanlon and Evan Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Mystery Man
  2. Blue Collar Jane
  3. I’m a Hog for You Baby Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  4. What the People Don’t See
  5. She’s So Fine
  6. I Can Tell – Samuel Smith, McDaniel
  7. Angel Eyes
  8. Perfect Storm
  9. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  10. What a Shame
  11. Hometown Girls
  12. Heart of the City – Nick Lowe
  13. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Hambone Willie Newbern

 

In July 1959.

In July 1959, “Chess” label released “Chuck Berry Is on Top”, the third Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1955–1959, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Phil Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Bo Diddley– electric guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson, Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Willie Dixon– double bass
  • George Smith – bass
  • Fred Below, Ebbie Hardy, Jaspar Thomas – drums
  • Jerome Green – maracas
  • The Moonglows– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Almost Grown
  2. Carol
  3. Maybellene
  4. Sweet Little Rock & Roller
  5. Anthony Boy
  6. Johnny B. Goode
  7. Little Queenie
  8. Jo Jo Gunne
  9. Roll Over Beethoven
  10. Around and Around
  11. Hey Pedro
  12. Blues for Hawaiians

In July 1959.

In July 1959, “Checker Records” label released “Go Bo Diddley”, the second Bo Diddley album. It was recorded on March 2, 1955, and in September 1958, and was produced by Leonard Chess, Phil Chess and Bo Diddley. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 214 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

 Personnel:

 Bo Diddley (Ellas McDaniel) – vocals, guitar; violin

  • Peggy Jones– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerome Green – co-lead vocals, maracas
  • Willie Dixon– bass
  • Clifton James – drums
  • Frank Kirkland – drums
  • Billy Boy Arnold– harmonica
  • Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Otis Spann– piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellas McDaniel (Bo Diddley), except where noted.

  1. Crackin’ Up
  2. I’m Sorry – Ellas McDaniel, Alan Freed, Harvey Fuqua
  3. Bo’s Guitar
  4. Willie and Lillie
  5. You Don’t Love Me (You Don’t Care)
  6. Say Man
  7. The Great Grandfather
  8. Oh Yea
  9. Don’t Let It Go
  10. Little Girl
  11. Dearest Darling
  12. The Clock Strikes Twelve

 

On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Eagle” label released “Old, New, Ballads, Blues”, the fifteenth Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Gary Moore.

Personnel:Gary Moore- guitars, vocals

  • Don Airey- keyboards
  • Jonathan Noyce- bass
  • Darrin Mooney- drums

Track listing:

  1. Done Somebody Wrong – Elmore James
  2. You Know My Love – Willie Dixon
  3. Midnight Blues (2006) – Gary Moore
  4. Ain’t Nobody – Gary Moore
  5. Gonna Rain Today – Gary Moore
  6. All Your Love (2006) – Otis Rush
  7. Flesh & Blood – Gary Moore
  8. Cut It Out – Gary Moore
  9. No Reason to Cry – Gary Moore
  10. I’ll Play the Blues for You – Jerry Beech