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Various Artists Chicago/The Blues/Today! (Volume 1)

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Chicago/The Blues/Today! Vol. 1 is the first installment of Vanguard Records’ definitive three-part series. Recorded in 1965, producer Samuel Charters enlisted nine of the Midwest’s best blues artists to record a short set showcasing the electric sound of Chicago BluesVol. 1 includes J. B. HuttoOtis Spann, and Junior Wells with contributions from Buddy Guy. This LP features ALL-ANALOG mastering from the original stereo tapes, pressed on 180-gram vinyl and housed in a tip-on jacket.

First released in 1966, Chicago/The Blues/Today! introduced countless listeners to the blues—helping to popularize the genre in the US, the UK and beyond. These recordings also influenced a host of up-and-coming rock artists, including The Animals, Eric Clapton and The Yardbirds, The Rolling Stones and, later, The Allman Brothers Band. Several artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, and Steppenwolf even began including songs from the series in their repertoires.

Tracklist:

Side A

  1. Help Me (A Tribute To Sonny Boy Williamson) – Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
  2. It Hurts Me Too (When Things Go Wrong) – Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
  3. Messin’ With The Kid - Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
  4. Vietcong Blues - Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
  5. All Night Long - Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
  6. Going Ahead – J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
  7. Please Help - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks

Side B

  1. Too Much Alcohol - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
  2. Married Man Blues - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
  3. That’s The Truth - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
  4. Marie – Otis Spann’s South Side Piano
  5. Burning Fire - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano
  6. S.P. Blues - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano
  7. Sometimes I Wonder - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano
  8. Spann’s Stomp - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano