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Spin the Blues
- Comes with Japanese obi-strip
- Originally released in 1962
- Pressed on Black Vinyl
- NOTE: Tracklist to be confirmed & artwork to be announced
Howlin’ Wolf was a true bluesman who stuck to his own style. This LP reissue of an album compiled from his recordings in 1951-1952 for RPM label, sub-label of Modern Records and released in 1962 on Crown Records, also a substance of Modern.
The album features Willie Johnston on guitar, a rule-breaking mix of primitive delta blues and fancy jazz chords; Willie Steele on drums and unidentified musicians providing unparalleled backing; and Ike Turner on vibrant piano, Wolf barked out wild and tough blues in West Memphis.
Although the piano, the guitar and the harmonica were clearly out of tune, the sounds were outstandingly thumping and beautiful – there was no greater shock. This is a classic in blues history that captured the rampaging blues wolf of the blues at the beginning of his career, when he made his recording debut after the age of 40. The reissue LP will be available with iconic OBI strip.