Fleetwood Mac in Chicago

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Blues Jam at Chess/Fleetwood Mac In Chicago/Blues Jam In Chicago vols 1 & 2
Compilation album by Fleetwood Mac
Released December 5, 1969
Recorded January 4, 1969, Chess Ter-Mar Studios, Chicago
Genre Blues rock
Length 103:28
Label Blue Horizon
Epic Records
Sire Records (US)
Producer Mike Vernon
Marshall Chess
Fleetwood Mac chronology
Then Play On (1969) Blues Jam at Chess/Fleetwood Mac in Chicago/Blues Jam in Chicago Vol. 1-2 (1969) Kiln House (1970)

Blues Jam at Chess/Fleetwood Mac In Chicago/Blues Jam In Chicago Vols. 1 & 2 was the result of a recording session in early 1969, at Chess Records in Chicago (home to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, et al.) with Fleetwood Mac, then a young British blues band, and a number of famous Chicago Blues artists from whom they drew inspiration.

Volume 1[edit]

Original release

Side one

  1. "Watch Out" (Peter Green) - 4:20
  2. "Ooh Baby" (Howlin' Wolf) - 4:05
  3. "South Indiana" (take 1) (Walter Horton) - 3:21
  4. "South Indiana" (take 2) (Walter Horton) - 3:46
  5. "Last Night" (Little Walter Jacobs) - 5:01
  6. "Red Hot Jam" (Peter Green) - 6:02

Side two

  1. "I'm Worried" (Elmore James) - 3:46
  2. "I Held My Baby Last Night" (Elmore James, Jules Taub) - 5:16
  3. "Madison Blues" (Elmore James) - 4:55
  4. "I Can't Hold Out" (Elmore James) - 4:48
  5. "I Need Your Love" (Walter Horton) - 4:31
  6. "I Got the Blues" (Walter Horton) - 3:59

2004 CD extended version

  1. "Watch Out"
  2. "Ooh Baby"
  3. "South Indiana" (take 1)
  4. "South Indiana" (take 2)
  5. "Last Night"
  6. "Red Hot Jam" (take 1 with studio talk)
  7. "Red Hot Jam" (take 2 - master version)
  8. "I'm Worried"
  9. "I Held My Baby Last Night"
  10. "Madison Blues"
  11. "I Can't Hold Out"
  12. "Bobby's Rock" (previously unreleased) (Elmore James) - 3:59
  13. "I Need Your Love"
  14. "Horton's Boogie Woogie" (take 1 with studio chatter - previously unreleased) (Walter Horton) - 3:37
  15. "I Got the Blues" (master version with previously unreleased false start)

Volume 2[edit]

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Original release

Side one

  1. "World's in a Tangle" (Jimmy Rogers) - 5:25
  2. "Talk With You" (Danny Kirwan) - 3:27
  3. "Like It This Way" (Danny Kirwan)) - 4:24
  4. "Someday Soon Baby" (Otis Spann) - 7:36
  5. "Hungry Country Girl" (Otis Spann) - 5:46

Side two

  1. "Black Jack Blues" (J. T. Brown) - 5:08
  2. "Everyday I Have the Blues" (Memphis Slim) - 4:54
  3. "Rockin' Boogie" (Jeremy Spencer) - 3:57
  4. "Sugar Mama" (Howlin' Wolf)
  5. "Homework" (Dave Clark, Al Perkins, Otis Rush) - 3:20

2004 CD extended version

  1. "World's in a Tangle"
  2. "Talk With You"
  3. "Like It This Way"
  4. "Someday Soon Baby"
  5. "Hungry Country Girl"
  6. "Black Jack Blues"
  7. "Everyday I Have the Blues"
  8. "Rockin' Boogie"
  9. "My Baby's Gone" (David Edwards) - 4:04
  10. "Sugar Mama" (take 1 - previously unreleased) - 0:49
  11. "Sugar Mama" (take 2 - master version)
  12. "Homework"
  13. "Honey Boy Blues" (previously unreleased) (David Edwards) - 2:19
  14. "I Need Your Love" (take 1 - previously unreleased) (Jimmy Rogers) - 2:15
  15. "Horton's Boogie Woogie" (take 2 - previously unreleased) - 3:40
  16. "Have a Good Time" (previously unreleased) (Walter Horton) - 4:54
  17. "That's Wrong" (previously unreleased) (Walter Horton) - 4:12
  18. "Rock Me Baby" (previously unreleased) (Lil' Son Jackson) - 3:24

Personnel[edit]

Fleetwood Mac

Chicago Blues artists