Chicago/The Blues/Today! Vol. 1 (Reissue)

Vinyl LP
Chicago/The Blues/Today! Vol. 1 is the first instalment 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 Blues. Vol. 1 includes J. B. Hutto, Otis 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.

Tracklist

A1. Help Me (A Tribute To Sonny Boy Williamson) –Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band  A2. It Hurts Me Too (When Things Go Wrong) –Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
A3. Messin’ With The Kid -Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band
A4. Vietcong Blues -Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band 
A5. All Night Long -Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band 
A6. Going Ahead – J. B. Hutto And His Hawks 
A7. Please Help - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
B1. Too Much Alcohol - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
B2. Married Man Blues - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
B3. That’s The Truth - J. B. Hutto And His Hawks
B4. Marie – Otis Spann’s South Side Piano 
B5. Burning Fire - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano
B6. S.P. Blues - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano 
B7. Sometimes I Wonder - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano 
B8. Spann’s Stomp - Otis Spann’s South Side Piano