Super Blues

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Super Blues
Studio album by Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, Little Walter
Released June 1967 (1967-06)[1]
Recorded January 1967 at Tel Mar Studios in Chicago, Illinois[2]
Genre Chicago blues
Length 47:28
Label Checker LP/S 3008
Producer Ralph Bass, Andy McKaie[2]
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Super Blues is a 1967 studio album by a blues supergroup consisting of Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, and Little Walter. The album was released in both mono and stereo formats by Checker Records in June 1967.[1] A follow-up album was released called The Super Super Blues Band and featured Howlin' Wolf replacing Little Walter.

Background[edit]

The album was produced by Ralph Bass for Chess Records, although Marshall and Phil Chess were present at the sessions and were credited with supervision. The album's recording engineers were Doug Brand and Ron Malo.[2]

The song featured on the album were several of the musicians most famous songs includes Bo Diddley's "I'm a Man", Muddy Waters' "I Just Want To Make Love To You", and Little Walter's "My Babe".

Track listings[edit]

Original album[edit]

Side one
  1. "Long Distance Call" (McKinley Morganfield) – 5:15
  2. "Who Do You Love?" (Ellas McDaniel) – 4:10
  3. "I'm a Man" (McDaniel) – 5:40
  4. "Bo Diddley" (McDaniel) – 4:35
Side two
  1. "You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover" (Willie Dixon) – 4:25
  2. "I Just Want to Make Love to You" (Dixon) – 6:07
  3. "My Babe" (Dixon) – 3:52
  4. "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)" (McDaniel) – 4:05

1992 Bonus Tracks[edit]

  1. "Studio Chatter" (McDaniel) – 1:27
  2. "Sad Hours" (Walter Jacobs) – 5:09
  3. "Juke" (Jacobs) – 3:31

Personnel[edit]

Per liner notes[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Album Releases". Billboard: 34. June 17, 1967. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d Super Blues (CD liner). Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, Little Walter. United States: Chess Records/MCA Records. 1992, 1967. CHD-9168.