Muddy Waters Sings Big Bill Broonzy

Muddy Waters - Muddy Waters Sings Big Bill Broonzy
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Based on 27 ratings
1960 Ratings: #20
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June 1960 / Release Date
LP / Format
Chess / Label
Blues, Chicago Blues / Genres
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#SERIES: Rating every most iconic album from each month from the 60s until the 00s.
June 1960: Muddy Waters Sings Big Bill Broonzy - Muddy Waters

I knew the name Muddy Waters but had never delved into his work. This album was the start of his career and with which he put his name on the map.

Personally, I have some doubts about this album. It sounds so old with stereotypical sounds used constantly. The songs are hard to separate from each other making it difficult to pinpoint the aspects I ... read more


Muddy Waters' debut is sadly very overshadowed by its predecessor, Folk Singer, which is a shame because this debut is constitently enjoyable Chicago blues with very impressive vocals. The main problem i can see people having with this record is that the instrumentals are quite stereotypical and stripped back but i don't find this issue to be too damaging as Muddy Waters vocal usually carries my experience and enjoyment of this record

Track Review

Tell Me Baby 8/10
Southbound Train ... read more

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Track List

  1. Tell Me Baby
  2. Southbound Train
  3. When I Get to Thinking
  4. Just a Dream (On My Mind)
  5. Double Trouble
  6. I Feel So Good
  7. I Done Got Wise
  8. Mopper's Blues
  9. Lonesome Road Blues
  10. Hey, Hey
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Added on: April 6, 2018