Back to the Roots – The Rolling Stones – blue and lonesome

Es hat mich schon erstaunt, dass in einer Zeit, wo jeder nur noch eigene Titel veröffentlicht, die Rolling Stones solch ein Album auf den Markt bringen. Ich finde es großartig diese alten Songs wieder aufzugreifen um damit auch den „Meistern“ des Blues‘ eine späte Ehrung zu erweisen.
Und sie zeigen auch, dass es möglich ist, nicht nur mit eigenen Songs erfolgreich zu sein.
Viele dieser eigenen Songs, die heute  nahezu jede Band präsentiert, sind nicht unbedingt immer hörenswert. Sie sind fast immer schnell wieder vergessen. Es gibt soviel gutes  altes Songmaterial woran man sich wunderbar versuchen kann.
Siehe die nachfolgenden Titel, die man auf dem neuen Album der Rolling Stones findet:

1. Just Your Fool (Walter Jacobs)
The original was written and recorded by Little Walter in December 1960 and released on the Checker label, a subsidiary of Chess Records. It was not a hit on the Billboard R & B charts
2. Commit A Crime (Chester Burnett)
The original was written and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf on 11 April 1966. It was essentially a new version of a song called, ‘I’m Leaving You’ that was first recorded in September 1958 and released as Chess Records. Neither track was a hit on the Billboard R & B charts
3. Blue And Lonesome (Walter Jacobs)
The original was written and recorded by Little Walter on 12 August 1959. Released on Checker Records, coupled with ‘Mean Ol Frisco’. It was not a hit on the Billboard R & B charts
4. All Of Your Love (Samuel Maghett)
The original was written and recorded by Magic Sam in Chicago in 1967 and released on the album, West Side Soul on the Delmark label. Magic Sam originally recorded a version of the song in 1957 as ‘All Your Love’ for the Cobra label. It was not a hit on the Billboard R & B charts
5. I Gotta Go (Walter Jacobs)
Written and recorded by Little Walter on 28 April 1955, it was released as the b-side of a Checker single, coupled with ‘Roller Coaster’. The a-side made the Billboard R&B chart on 9 July 1955 and peaked at No.6
6. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing (Miles Grayson & Lermon Horton)
Recorded by Little Johnny Taylor in 1971 it made No.9 on the Billboard R & B chart and No.60 on the Hot 100 at the end of the same year. It became the title track of Little Johnny Taylor’s 1972 album on Ronn Records.
7. Ride ‘Em On Down (Eddie Taylor)
Written and recorded by Eddie Taylor’s in Chicago on 5 December 1955 for the Vee-Jay label. It was not a hit on the Billboard R & B charts
8. Hate To See You Go (Walter Jacobs)
Witten and recorded on 12 August 1955 by Little Walter and His Jukes for the Checker label as the b-side of ‘Too Late’. It was not a hit on the Billboard R & B chart.
9. Hoo Doo Blues (Otis Hicks & Jerry West)
Recorded by Lightnin’ Slim in Crowley, Louisiana 1958 for the Excello label it was not a hit on the Billboard charts
10. Little Rain (Ewart. G.Abner Jr. and Jimmy Reed)
Jimmy Reed recorded this on 9 January 1957 in Chicago for the Vee-Jay label. It wa the a-side of a single with ‘Honey Where You Going’ on the flip side. ‘Little Rain made No.7 on the Billboard R&B charts in April 1957.
11. Just Like I Treat You (Willie Dixon)
Written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in December 1961, it was released on Chess Records coupled with ‘I Ain’t Superstitious’ in April 1962. It failed to make the Billboard R & B chart.
12. I Can’t Quit You Baby (Willie Dixon)
Written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Otis Rush at his very first session in Chicago in 1956 for the Cobra label. It made No.6 on the Billboard R & B chart in October 1956.

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