Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues 180g LP (Translucent Gold Vinyl)
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues 180g LP (Translucent Gold Vinyl)

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues 180g LP (Translucent Gold Vinyl)

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells

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SKU:
FRMLP98364
UPC:
829421983644

Limited Edition 180g Translucent Gold Vinyl LP!
Mastered by Friday Music's Joe Reagoso From The Original ATCO Records Tapes!

Celebrate 5 Decades Of Their Amazing ATCO Records Debut "Play The Blues"

In 1970, two Chicago blues icons, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, were sought out by huge fan and recently dissolved Cream guitarist the legendary Eric Clapton to record a new album for ATCO Records simply titled "Play The Blues."

Hot off a major tour 1970 with The Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells were in high demand and the label executives knew they had a good thing, especially with Eric Clapton spearheading the project within the Atlantic Records organization.

The LP sessions began with Buddy Guys' classic "A Man Of Many Words" which shows a more funk blues rhythm groove, truly kicking off the album to a high note. Following the album up with a Junior Wells' solid takes on Sonny Boy Williamson's standard "My Baby She Left Me (She Left Me With A Mule To Ride)", and then the two part blues belter "Come On In This House/Have Mercy Baby" made this a definitive listen for both blues and rock fans alike.

More favorites abound with Buddy Guy's fantastic lead guitar rendition of T-Bone Walker's signature workout "T-Bone Shuffle", Junior Wells' revisit of his own classic "Messin' With The Kid" featuring the great Dr. John on piano and of course Eric Clapton's slide guitar on the stellar blues wailer "Bad Bad Whiskey." With all this brilliance assembled for one album and the better part of 1970 ahead of the team, the "Play The Blues" would go on to become one of the finest blues albums of all time.

Friday Music is no stranger to the blues, and are very pleased to announce Buddy Guy and Junior Wells' "Play The Blues" featuring Eric Clapton for the first time ever on Friday Music 180 Gram Translucent Gold Audiophile Vinyl.

Impeccably mastered from the original ATCO Records tapes by Joe Reagoso (Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker) this amazing album will also be featured in its original LP album cover presentation, to further enhance your Buddy Guy & Junior Wells listening experience.

Truly a masterpiece in the blues...courtesy of Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and your friends at Friday Music!

Features

  • Limited Edition
  • 180g Audiophile Vinyl
  • Translucent Gold Vinyl
  • Mastered for this vinyl release by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music from the original ATCO Records tapes
  • Original LP album cover presentation
  • Made in the USA

Musicians

Junior Wells vocals, harmonica
Buddy Guy vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar
Eric Clapton rhythm guitar, bottleneck guitar
A.C. Reed tenor sax
Mike Utley piano, organ
Leroy Stewart bass
Roosevelt Shaw drums
Dr. John piano ("A Man Of Many Words", "T-Bone Shuffle" & "Messin' With The Kid")
Carl Radle bass ("A Man Of Many Words")
Jim Gordon drums ("A Man Of Many Words")
J. Geils rhythm guitar ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Magic Dick harmonica ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Seth Justman piano ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Danny Klein bass ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Stephen Bladd drums ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Juke Joint Jimmy foot tapping ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")

Selections

Side One:

  1. A Man Of Many Words
  2. My Baby Left Me (She Left Me A Mule To Ride)
  3. Come On In This House / Have Mercy Baby
  4. T - Bone Shuffle
  5. A Poor Man's Plea

Side Two:

  1. Messin' With The Kid
  2. This Old Fool
  3. I Don't Know
  4. Bad Bad Whiskey
  5. Honeydripper
Description

Limited Edition 180g Translucent Gold Vinyl LP!
Mastered by Friday Music's Joe Reagoso From The Original ATCO Records Tapes!

Celebrate 5 Decades Of Their Amazing ATCO Records Debut "Play The Blues"

In 1970, two Chicago blues icons, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, were sought out by huge fan and recently dissolved Cream guitarist the legendary Eric Clapton to record a new album for ATCO Records simply titled "Play The Blues."

Hot off a major tour 1970 with The Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells were in high demand and the label executives knew they had a good thing, especially with Eric Clapton spearheading the project within the Atlantic Records organization.

The LP sessions began with Buddy Guys' classic "A Man Of Many Words" which shows a more funk blues rhythm groove, truly kicking off the album to a high note. Following the album up with a Junior Wells' solid takes on Sonny Boy Williamson's standard "My Baby She Left Me (She Left Me With A Mule To Ride)", and then the two part blues belter "Come On In This House/Have Mercy Baby" made this a definitive listen for both blues and rock fans alike.

More favorites abound with Buddy Guy's fantastic lead guitar rendition of T-Bone Walker's signature workout "T-Bone Shuffle", Junior Wells' revisit of his own classic "Messin' With The Kid" featuring the great Dr. John on piano and of course Eric Clapton's slide guitar on the stellar blues wailer "Bad Bad Whiskey." With all this brilliance assembled for one album and the better part of 1970 ahead of the team, the "Play The Blues" would go on to become one of the finest blues albums of all time.

Friday Music is no stranger to the blues, and are very pleased to announce Buddy Guy and Junior Wells' "Play The Blues" featuring Eric Clapton for the first time ever on Friday Music 180 Gram Translucent Gold Audiophile Vinyl.

Impeccably mastered from the original ATCO Records tapes by Joe Reagoso (Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker) this amazing album will also be featured in its original LP album cover presentation, to further enhance your Buddy Guy & Junior Wells listening experience.

Truly a masterpiece in the blues...courtesy of Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and your friends at Friday Music!

Features

  • Limited Edition
  • 180g Audiophile Vinyl
  • Translucent Gold Vinyl
  • Mastered for this vinyl release by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music from the original ATCO Records tapes
  • Original LP album cover presentation
  • Made in the USA

Musicians

Junior Wells vocals, harmonica
Buddy Guy vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar
Eric Clapton rhythm guitar, bottleneck guitar
A.C. Reed tenor sax
Mike Utley piano, organ
Leroy Stewart bass
Roosevelt Shaw drums
Dr. John piano ("A Man Of Many Words", "T-Bone Shuffle" & "Messin' With The Kid")
Carl Radle bass ("A Man Of Many Words")
Jim Gordon drums ("A Man Of Many Words")
J. Geils rhythm guitar ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Magic Dick harmonica ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Seth Justman piano ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Danny Klein bass ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Stephen Bladd drums ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")
Juke Joint Jimmy foot tapping ("This Old Fool" & "Honeydripper")

Selections

Side One:

  1. A Man Of Many Words
  2. My Baby Left Me (She Left Me A Mule To Ride)
  3. Come On In This House / Have Mercy Baby
  4. T - Bone Shuffle
  5. A Poor Man's Plea

Side Two:

  1. Messin' With The Kid
  2. This Old Fool
  3. I Don't Know
  4. Bad Bad Whiskey
  5. Honeydripper
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Blues
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
Title
Play The Blues
Composer
Additional Artists
Eric Clapton, Dr. John, J. Geils, A.C. Reed, Mike Utley, Leroy Stewart
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-10-2020
Release Date
11-25-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
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