Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box

  • Artist: Howlin' Wolf
  • Category: Blues
  • Name: The Chess Box
  • Size: 1317mb
  • Quality: FLAC, MP3





Tracklist Hide Credits

1951 To 1955
1-01 Moanin' At Midnight
1-02 How Many More Years
Piano [Either] – Ike TurnerPiano [Or] – Albert Williams
1-03 Howlin' Wolf Boogie
1-04 The Wolf Is At Your Door
1-05 Mr. Highway Man
Piano – L.C. Hubert
1-06 Howlin' Wolf Talks #1
1-07 Bluebird
1-08 Saddle My Pony
Harmonica – James Cotton
1-09 (Well) That's Alright
1-10 My Last Affair
1-11 Just My Kind
1-12 Work For Your Money
1-13 Mama Died And Left Me
1-14 All Night Boogie (All Night Long)
1-15 Streamline Woman
1-16 Crazy About You Baby
1-17 You Gonna Wreck My LIfe (No Place To Go Alt. Take)
1-18 Neighbors
1-19 Howlin' Wolf Talks #2
1-20 I'm The Wolf
1-21 Rockin' Daddy
1-22 Baby How Long
1-23 Evil
1-24 I'll Be Around
1-25 Forty Four
1-26 Who Will Be Next
2-01 Don't Mess With My Baby
1956 To 1963
2-02 Smokestack Lightnin'
2-03 You Can't Be Beat
2-04 Howlin' Wolf Talks #3
2-05 I Asked For Water
2-06 The Natchez Burnin'
2-07 Who's Been Talking
2-08 Tell Me
2-09 Sittin' On Top Of The World
2-10 I Didn't Know
2-11 Moaning For My Baby
2-12 Change My Way
2-13 I Better Go Now
2-14 Howlin' For My Darling
2-15 I've Been Abused
2-16 Mr. Airplane Man (Alternate Take)
2-17 Wang Dang Doodle
2-18 Back Door Man
2-19 Howlin' Wolf Talks #4
2-20 Spoonful
2-21 Down In The Bottom
2-22 Shake For Me
2-23 The Red Rooster
2-24 You'll Be Mine
2-25 Just Like I Treat You
2-26 I Ain't Superstitious
2-27 Goin' Down Slow
2-28 Tail Dragger
Bass – Jerome ArnoldDrums – Junior Blackman
1964 To 1973
3-01 Hidden Charms
3-02 Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy
3-03 Built For Comfort
3-04 Love Me Darlin'
3-05 Killing Floor
3-06 My Country Sugar Mama
3-07 Louise
3-08 I Walked From Dallas
3-09 Tell Me What I've Done
3-10 Don't Laugh At Me
3-11 Ooh Baby (Hold Me)
3-12 New Crawlin' King Snake
3-13 My Mind Is Ramblin'
3-14 Commit A Crime
3-15 Dust My Broom
Piano – Unknown Artist
3-16 I'm The Wolf
3-17 Ain't Goin' Down That Dirt Road
3-18 Mary Sue
3-19 Hard Luck
3-20 The Red Rooster (With False Start And Dialogue)
Bass – Bill WymanDrums – Charlie WattsGuitar – Eric ClaptonHarmonica – Jeffrey M. Carp*Organ – Stevie Winwood*Producer – Norman Dayron
3-21 Moving
Bass [Either] – James Green Bass [Or] – Andrew McMahon Guitar – Willie HarrisProducer – Ralph Bass

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Uni Distribution Corp.
  • Distributed By – Uni Distribution Corp.
  • Manufactured By – Disc Manufacturing, Inc., Huntsville – 18329
  • Manufactured By – Disc Manufacturing, Inc., Huntsville – 18330
  • Manufactured By – Disc Manufacturing, Inc., Huntsville – 18331

Credits

  • Accompanied By [Other Personnel] – Unknown Artist (tracks: 1-11 to 1-16, 3-18, 3-19)
  • Acoustic Guitar – Howlin' Wolf (tracks: 3-16, 3-17, 3-20)
  • Baritone Saxophone – Donald Hankins (tracks: 3-01 to 3-07)
  • Bass – Alfred 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-producer – Leonard Chess (tracks: 1-01 to 3-19), Phil Chess (tracks: 1-01 to 3-19), Willie Dixon (tracks: 1-01 to 3-19)
  • Compilation Producer – Andy McKaie
  • Compiled By – Andy McKaie, Chris Morris , Dick Shurman
  • Drums – Cassell 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
  • Guitar – Abe 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)
  • Harmonica – Howlin' 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 Notes – Chris 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)
  • Piano – Albert 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 Saxophone – Abb 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)
  • Vocals – Howlin' Wolf
  • Written By – L. Graham (tracks: 2-01)
  • Written-By – Alex 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), 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.
Different Matrix than Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box
Manufactured by "Disc Manufacturing, Inc., Huntsville" on Matrix / Runout
"Manufactured and distributed by Uni Distribution Corp." on back cover

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 76732-9332-2 0
  • Barcode (Scanned): 076732933220
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored, Disc 1): CHD39332-1 DISC MFG, INC. (H) W.O. 18329-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored, Disc 2): CHD39332-2 DISC MFG, INC. (H) W.O. 18330-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored, Disc 3): CHD39332-3 DISC MFG, INC. (H) W.O. 18331-1
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1 to 3): none
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 to 3): none
  • SPARS Code: AAD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CHD3-9332 Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(3xCD, Comp + Box) Chess, MCA Records CHD3-9332 US 1991
CHC3-9332 Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(3xCass, Comp + Box, Comp) Chess, MCA Records CHC3-9332 US 1991
CH5-9332 Howlin' Wolf The Chess Box ‎(5xLP, Comp + Box, Comp) Chess, MCA Records CH5-9332 US 1991