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On July 28, 2009.

On July 28, 2009, “Capitol” label released “The Dirty Dozen”, the fourteenth George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, CA, and was produced by Jim Gaines  and Delaware Destroyers.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar
  • Jim Suhler– guitar
  • Bill Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – drums
  • Buddy Leach – saxophone
  • Hank Carter – saxophone
  • Steve Chrismar – guitar
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Jake Vest – backing vocals
  • Mike Donahue – executive producer
  • Shawn Berman – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Tail Dragger – Willie Dixon
  2. Drop Down Mama – John Adam Estes
  3. Run Myself Out of Town – Wendell Holmes
  4. Born Lover – McKinley Morganfield
  5. Twenty Dollar Gig – Mickey Bones
  6. Let Me Pass – Ellas McDaniel
  7. Howlin’ for My Baby – Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf
  8. Highway 49 – Big Joe Williams
  9. Six Days on The Road – Earl Green, Carl Montgomery
  10. Treat Her Right – Roy Head, Gene Kurtz
  11. Hello Little Girl – Chuck Berry
  12. Blue Highway – Nick Gravenites, David Getz
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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’

 

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