09 March 2009

Muddy Waters - The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album (1975)

1. Why are People Like That
2. Going Down to Main Street
3. Born With Nothing
4. Caldonia
5. Funny Sounds
6. Love, Deep as the Ocean
7. Let the Good Times Roll
8. Kansas City
9. Fox Squirrel (bonus track)

After a remarkable run of almost 30 years, the blues titan bid goodbye to Chess Records in 1975 with this strong recording made in the New York State artists community with help from local luminaries...

The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album was awarded the 1975 Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording.

Muddy Waters: vocals & guitar
Pinetop Perkins: piano, additional vocals on 4 & 8
Paul Butterfield: harmonica
Bob Margolin: guitar
Garth Hudson: organ, accordion & saxophone
Levon Helm: drums & bass
Fred Carter: bass & guitar
Howard Johnson: saxophone

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