Muddy Waters At Newport 1960

Muddy Waters At Newport 1960 is a live album by blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters.

It was recorded at Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island on July 3, 1960 and was released in November 1960.

Muddy Waters At Newport 1960

Muddy Waters At Newport 1960

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Set List

1. I Got My Brand On You
2. (I’m Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
3. Baby, Please Don’t Go
4. Soon Forgotten
5. Tiger In Your Tank
6. I Feel So Good
7. I’ve Got My Mojo Working
8. I’ve Got My Mojo Working, Part 2
9. Goodbye Newport Blues
10. I Got My Brand On You
11. Soon Forgotten
12. Tiger In Your Tank
13. Meanest Woman

Playing on the album are:

Muddy Waters – Guitar, vocals
Otis Spann – Piano, vocals
Pat Hare – Guitar
James Cotton – Harmonica
Andrew Stephens – Bass
Francis Clay – Drums

This is one of the classic blues albums that have entered the general rock mainstream together with Live At The Regal by BB King and a few others.

In the late 1950s Waters was revolutionising the blues by playing amplified electric guitars and when he toured the UK in 1958, he inspired artists like The Rolling Stones and The Animals to develop their R&B/blues sounds.

Things of course have moved on a long way since then and what was then groundbreaking for its sound, still emphasises the blues in the vocals and the song structure rather than wailing guitars.

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