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Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box Album

Tracklist

1I'll Be Around
2Howlin' Wolf Talks #4
3You Gonna Wreck My LIfe (No Place To Go Alt. Take)
4Forty Four
5I Asked For Water
6Just Like I Treat You
7Louise
8Killing Floor
9Evil
10Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy
11My Last Affair
12I Ain't Superstitious
13Ooh Baby (Hold Me)
14Sittin' On Top Of The World
15Streamline Woman
16My Mind Is Ramblin'
17Mama Died And Left Me
18Who's Been Talking
19The Natchez Burnin'
20Just My Kind
21Shake For Me
22Don't Mess With My Baby
23Down In The Bottom
24Howlin' Wolf Boogie
25Tell Me
26The Wolf Is At Your Door
27Love Me Darlin'
28Mary Sue
29Spoonful
30You'll Be Mine
31Bluebird
32I Walked From Dallas
33Mr. Airplane Man (Alternate Take)
34Don't Laugh At Me
35Mr. Highway Man
Piano – L.C. Hubert
36My Country Sugar Mama
37Wang Dang Doodle
38Hidden Charms
39Hard Luck
40Rockin' Daddy
41Baby How Long
42Ain't Goin' Down That Dirt Road
43The Red Rooster
44 1964 To 1973
45Howlin' Wolf Talks #3
46Howlin' Wolf Talks #2
47Goin' Down Slow
48Howlin' Wolf Talks #1
49Moving
Bass [Either] – James Green Bass [Or] – Andrew McMahon Guitar – Willie Harris Producer – Ralph Bass
50The Red Rooster (With False Start And Dialogue)
Bass – Bill WymanDrums – Charlie WattsGuitar – Eric ClaptonHarmonica – Jeffrey M. CarpOrgan – Stevie WinwoodProducer – Norman Dayron
51Neighbors
52Moanin' At Midnight
53How Many More Years
Piano [Either] – Ike TurnerPiano [Or] – Albert Williams
54Smokestack Lightnin'
55I Better Go Now
56 1951 To 1955
57Back Door Man
58Tail Dragger
Bass – Jerome ArnoldDrums – Junior Blackman
59New Crawlin' King Snake
60You Can't Be Beat
61Saddle My Pony
Harmonica – James Cotton
62Change My Way
63Dust My Broom
Piano – Unknown Artist
64Who Will Be Next
65Moaning For My Baby
66Crazy About You Baby
67I'm The Wolf
68(Well) That's Alright
69All Night Boogie (All Night Long)
70Commit A Crime
71Tell Me What I've Done
72I've Been Abused
73I Didn't Know
74 1956 To 1963
75Built For Comfort
76Work For Your Money
77Howlin' For My Darling

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CHC3-9332Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(3xCass, Comp + Box, Comp)Chess, MCA RecordsCHC3-9332US1991
CHD3-9332Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(3xCD, Comp + Box)Chess, MCA RecordsCHD3-9332USUnknown
CH5-9332Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(5xLP, Album + Box, Comp)Chess, MCA RecordsCH5-9332US1991
CH5-9332Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(5xLP + Box, Comp)Chess, MCA RecordsCH5-9332US1991

Credits

  • Accompanied By [Other Personnel]Unknown Artist (tracks: 1-11 to 1-16, 3-18, 3-19)
  • Acoustic GuitarHowlin' Wolf (tracks: 3-16, 3-17, 3-20)
  • Baritone SaxophoneDonald Hankins (tracks: 3-01 to 3-07)
  • BassAlfred Elkins (tracks: 2-07 to 2-11), Andrew McMahon (tracks: 3-04 to 3-07), Buddy Guy (tracks: 3-01 to 3-03), Unknown Artist (tracks: 1-03, 1-04, 1-07 to 1-10, 3-08 to 3-15), Willie Dixon (tracks: 1-17, 1-18, 1-20 to 2-03, 2-05, 2-06, 2-17, 2-18, 2-20 to 2-27)
  • Co-producerLeonard Chess (tracks: 1-01 to 3-19), Phil Chess (tracks: 1-01 to 3-19), Willie Dixon (tracks: 1-01 to 3-19)
  • Compilation ProducerAndy McKaie
  • Compiled ByAndy McKaie, Chris Morris , Dick Shurman
  • DrumsCassell Burrows (tracks: 3-12 to 3-15, 3-18, 3-19), Earl Phillips (tracks: 1-22 to 2-03, 2-05 to 2-11), Fred Below (tracks: 2-17, 2-18, 2-20), S.P. Leary (tracks: 2-12 to 2-16, 3-21), Sam Lay (tracks: 2-21 to 2-27, 3-01 to 3-11), Willie Steele (tracks: 1-01 to 1-05, 1-07, 1-09, 1-10)
  • Drums [Either]Fred Below (tracks: 1-17, 1-18, 1-20, 1-21)
  • Drums [Or]Earl Phillips (tracks: 1-17, 1-18, 1-20, 1-21)
  • Engineer [Disc Transfers]Marc Wilder (tracks: 1-03, 1-04), Steven Lasker (tracks: 1-05, 1-17)
  • Engineer [Reissue Engineer]Doug Schwartz
  • GuitarAbe Smothers (tracks: 2-14 to 2-16), Buddy Guy (tracks: 3-04 to 3-11), Howlin' Wolf (tracks: 1-08, 2-23), Hubert Sumlin (tracks: 1-22 to 2-03, 2-05, 2-06, 2-09 to 2-18, 2-20 to 3-15, 3-18 to 3-21), Jimmy Rogers (tracks: 2-21, 2-22, 2-24 to 2-27), Jody Williams (tracks: 1-22 to 2-01), L.D. McGhee (tracks: 2-12, 2-13), Lee Cooper (tracks: 1-17, 1-18, 1-20, 1-21), Otis "Smokey" Smothers (tracks: 2-05 to 2-08), Unknown Artist (tracks: 3-12 to 3-15), Willie Johnson (tracks: 1-01 to 1-05, 1-07, 1-09 to 1-16, 2-02, 2-03, 2-07, 2-08)
  • Guitar [Possibly]Freddy King (tracks: 2-17, 2-18, 2-20), Jody Williams (tracks: 2-10, 2-11)
  • HarmonicaHowlin' Wolf (tracks: 1-01 to 1-05, 1-07, 1-09 to 1-18, 1-20 to 2-03, 2-05 to 2-14, 3-04 to 3-08, 3-15, 3-21)
  • Liner NotesChris Morris , Dick Shurman
  • Mixed By [4 Track Remix Assistant]Andy McKaie (tracks: 2-24 to 2-27)
  • Mixed By [4 Track Remix]Bill Inglot (tracks: 2-24 to 2-27)
  • Mixed By [Assistant]John Strother (tracks: 2-24 to 2-27)
  • PianoAlbert Williams (tracks: 1-03, 1-04), Bill Johnson (tracks: 1-08, 1-09), Henry Gray (tracks: 1-26, 2-01, 2-24 to 2-27, 3-12 to 3-14), Hosea Lee Kennard (tracks: 2-02, 2-03, 2-05 to 2-16), Lafayette Leake (tracks: 3-01 to 3-07, 3-20), Lee Eggleston (tracks: 3-08 to 3-11), Johnny Jones (tracks: 2-21 to 2-23, 2-28), Otis Spann (tracks: 1-17, 1-18, 1-20 to 1-25, 2-17, 2-18, 2-20)
  • Piano [Either]L.C. Hubert (tracks: 1-06, 1-10, 1-11)
  • Piano [Or]Bill Johnson (tracks: 1-06, 1-10, 1-11)
  • Tenor SaxophoneAbb Locke (tracks: 2-14, 2-15), Adolph "Billy" Duncan (tracks: 2-07, 2-08), Arnold Rogers (tracks: 3-04 to 3-07), Eddie Shaw (tracks: 3-08 to 3-15), J.T. Brown (tracks: 2-28 to 3-03)
  • Tenor Saxophone [Either]Abb Locke (tracks: 2-10, 2-11)
  • Tenor Saxophone [Or]Adolph "Billy" Duncan (tracks: 2-10, 2-11)
  • VocalsHowlin' Wolf
  • Written-ByAlex Atkins (tracks: 3-12), Chester Burnett (tracks: 1-01 to 1-05, 1-08 to 1-14, 1-17, 1-18, 1-20 to 1-22, 1-24, 1-25, 2-02, 2-03, 2-05 to 2-16, 3-04 to 3-14, 3-16 to 3-19, 3-21), Elmore James (tracks: 3-15), James B. Oden (tracks: 2-27), John Lee Hooker (tracks: 1-07), L. Graham (tracks: 2-01), McKinley Morganfield (tracks: 1-15), Melvin London (tracks: 1-26), Sonny Boy Williamson (tracks: 1-16), Willie Dixon (tracks: 1-23, 2-14, 2-17, 2-18, 2-20 to 2-26, 2-28 to 3-03, 3-20)

Notes

Tracks 2-16, 3-16, 3-17 previously unreleased.
℗1973, 1991, © 1991 MCA Records Inc.

Includes 32 page booklet (approx. 11" x 11") with essays, photos, credits and album discography.

Barcodes

  • Barcode: 0 76732-9332-2 0
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): DIDX 013358 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): DIDX 013633 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): DIDX 013634 1

Companies

  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDX 013358
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDX 013633
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDX 013634

Video

Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box Album

Performer: Howlin' Wolf

Title: The Chess Box

Country: US

Release date: 1991

Label: Chess, MCA Records

Style: Chicago Blues

Catalog: CHD3-9332

Genre: Blues

Size MP3: 1543 mb

Size FLAC: 1722 mb

Rating: 4.5 / 5

Votes: 576

Record source: 3 × CD, Compilation Box Set

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