Live In London is a live album by Sonny Boy Williamson with The Yardbirds acting as his backing group.
It was recorded at the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond, Surrey on December 8, 1963. (Richmond became a borough of London in 1965 so the album title is right now but wrong when it was recorded.)
Songs On Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds Live In London
Bye, Bye Bird – 3:34
Mister Downchild – 4:00
The River Rhine – 5:23
23 Hours Too Long – 5:07
A Lost Care – 2:16
Pontiac Blues – 3:49
Take It Easy Babe – 5:41
Out On The Water Coast – 3:08
I Don’t Care No More – 3:45
Honey In Your Hips – 2:26
Western Arizona – 3:02
The Yardbirds at this stage were:
Eric Clapton – guitar
Chris Dreja – guitar
Paul Samwell-Smith – bass
Jim McCarty – drums
The Yardbirds normal lead singer, Keith Relf was reduced to handclapping and shouting.
Buying Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds Live In London
I couldn’t see it at iTunes but that have changed now – iTunes
These links will help you get to the albums quickly and easily but I recommend that you still search for the best deal.
What do you think about it?
Is it the best live album by The Yardbirds?
Should it be included in the poll to find the best blues live albums?