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The Rolling Stones play Little Walter

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On 2nd December 2016, The Rolling Stones will release ‘Blue & Lonesome’, their first studio album in over a decade.

‘Blue & Lonesome’ takes the band back to their roots and the passion for blues music which has always been at the heart and soul of The Rolling Stones.

‘Blue & Lonesome’ sees the Rolling Stones tipping their hats to their early days as a blues band when they played the music of Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon, Eddie Taylor, Little Walter and Howlin’ Wolf – artists whose songs are featured on this album.

“This album is manifest testament to the purity of their love for making music, and the blues is, for the Stones, the fountainhead of everything they do.” Don Was, Co-Producer of ‘Blue & Lonesome’  (Learn more)

Blue and Lonesome Tracklist

1  Just Your Fool (original written and recorded in 1960 by Little Walter)

2  Commit a Crime (original written and recorded in 1966 by Howlin’ Wolf aka Chester Burnett)

Blue and Lonesome (original written and recorded in 1959 by Little Walter)

4  All of Your Love (original written and recorded in 1967 by Magic Sam aka Samuel Maghett)

5  I Gotta Go (original written and recorded in 1955 by Little Walter)

6  Everybody Knows About My Good Thing (original recorded in 1971 by Little Johnny Taylor, composed by Miles Grayson and Lermon Horton)

7  Ride ’Em On Down (original written and recorded in 1955 by Eddie Taylor)

8  Hate To See You Go (original written and recorded in 1955 by Little Walter)

9  Hoo Doo Blues (original recorded in 1958 by Lightnin’ Slim aka Otis Hicks, composed by him and Jerry West)

10  Little Rain (original recorded in 1957 by Jimmy Reed, composed by him and Ewart G Abner Jr)

11  Just Like I Treat You (original written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in December 1961)

12  I Can’t Quit You Baby (original written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Otis Rush in 1956).

 

LWF note:  We thank the Rolling Stones for their tribute to the Chicago Blues, I think my Dad was sending you a message from Blues heaven!   Marion

 

From the N.Y. Times:  The Rolling Stones Paint It Blue on Their New Album


Little Walter Originals

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Listen to the original songs!

Thanks to the guys at Ultimate Classic Rock who have put together a page so you can the original songs! Here's the link!

Mark your calendars!

Billy Branch

Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues

Kingston Mines, Friday and Saturday, Dec 2 & 3

The Promontory Friday, Dec 9, 2017   8:00 pm


 

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