Super Blues

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Super Blues
Super Blues (album) cover art.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1967 (1967-06) [1]
RecordedJanuary 1967
StudioTel Mar Studios in Chicago, Illinois [2]
Genre Chicago blues
Length47:28
Label Checker LP/S 3008
Producer Ralph Bass, Andy McKaie [2]
Bo Diddley chronology
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(1967)
Super Blues
(1967)
The Super Super Blues Band
(1968)
Muddy Waters chronology
More Real Folk Blues
(1967)
Super Blues
(1967)
The Super Super Blues Band
(1968)
Little Walter chronology
Little Walter
(1964)
Super Blues
(1967)
Windy City Blues
(1986)
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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 The Super Super Blues Band was released later that year and featured Howlin' Wolf replacing Little Walter.

Background

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

Original album

Side one
  1. "Long Distance Call" ( McKinley Morganfield) – 5:15
  2. " Who Do You Love?" ( Ellas McDaniel) – 4:10
  3. " I'm a Man" (Elias McDaniel) – 5:40
  4. " Bo Diddley" (Elias 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" (Willie Dixon) – 6:07
  3. " My Babe" (Willie Dixon) – 3:52
  4. "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)" (Elias McDaniel) – 4:05

1992 Bonus Tracks

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

Personnel

Per liner notes [2]

Technical

References

  1. ^ a b Nielsen Business Media, Inc (June 17, 1967). "New Album Releases". Billboard. p. 34. 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.{{ cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) ( link)