Albums, quest appearances
Muddy Waters - The London Sessions
"Off the Record" 1972 Recorded December 1971, IBC Studios, London. Produced by Ian Green and Esmond Edwards. 1. Blind Man Blues (3.30) (Lafayette Leake) 2. Key to the Highway (2.24) 3. Young Fashioned Ways (4.22) 4. I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town (3.54) (William Weldon) 5. Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man When I'm Gone (5.03) (McKinley Morganfield) 6. Walkin' Blues (3.00) (Willie Dixon) 7. I'm Ready (4.08) (Willie Dixon) 8. Sad Sad Day (5.15) (McKinley Morganfield) 9. I Don't Know Why (4.00) (Willie Dixon) Muddy Waters: vocals and slide guitar Sam Lawthorn: guitar Rory Gallagher: guitar Carey Bell Harrington: harmonica Rick Greech: bass Steve Winwood: piano or organ George Fortune (Georgie Fame): piano or organ Mitch Mitchell: drums Rosetta Hightower: vocals ("Walkin' Blues") Ernie Royal: trumpet Joe Newman: trumpet Garnett Brown: trombone Seldon Powell: tenor sax From the album cover: "The core band for LONDON SESSIONS was a by-then-typical blend of white English rockers and Chicago blues veterans. This time the guest guitar here is Irish blues-rocker Rory Gallagher who'd recently begun a solo career following the demise of his Cream-style trio, Taste. Gallagher's bitten-off riffs and slightly speedy edge on tracks like "Young Fashioned Ways" clearly distinguishes him from Sammy Lawthorn, the 'South side' (so to speak) of this two-guitar team..."
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