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Confessin' the Blues

BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd


Released: 9th Nov 2018


2lp - volume 1

Released: 9th Nov 2018

out of stock

2lp - volume 2

Released: 9th Nov 2018


5 x 10’’ LP bookpack + 4 art cards

Released: 9th Nov 2018


this excellent compilation collects together the greatest bluesmen of all time, providing a perfect introduction to the genre.

‘Confessin’ The Blues’ includes tracks by pioneers Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Big Bill Broonzy and Robert Johnson. All of these artists had an impact on the nascent Rolling Stones, be they influencing Keith richard’s guitar licks or Mick jagger’s vocals and lyrics. Presented by the rolling stones, this a classic summation of the genre. ***The 5x10” Vinyl bookpack mimicks the original 78RPM releases. It includes liner notes by music journalist Colin Larkin and contains removeable art card prints by noted blues illustrator Christoph Mueller. ***The 2CD and 2LP set includes liner notes by music journalist Colin Larkin ***

Confessin' the Blues


  1. Rollin' Stone - Muddy Waters
  2. Little Red Rooster - Howlin' Wolf
  3. Boogie Chillen - John Lee Hooker
  4. I Hate to See You Go - Little Walter
  5. Little Queenie - Chuck Berry
  6. You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover - Bo Diddley
  7. Ride 'Em On Down - Eddie Taylor
  8. I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo
  9. All Your Love - Magic Sam
  10. Dust My Broom - Sonny Boy Williamson
  11. Just Your Fool - Little Walter
  12. I Want to Be Loved - Muddy Waters
  13. Key to the Highway - Big Bill Broonzy
  14. Love In Vain Blues - Robert Johnson
  15. You Gotta Move - Mississippi Fred McDowell
  16. Bright Lights, Big City - Jimmy Reed
  17. Worried Life Blues - Big Maceo Merriweather
  18. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing (Pt. 1) - Little Johnny Taylor
  19. Commit a Crime (1991 Chess Box Version) - Howlin' Wolf
  20. I Can't Quit You Baby - Otis Rush
  21. Confessin' the Blues (with Walter Brown) [Single Version] - Jay McShann
  22. Just Like I Treat You - Howlin' Wolf
  23. I Got to Go - Little Walter
  24. Carol - Chuck Berry
  25. Mona - Bo Diddley
  26. I Just Want to Make Love to You - Muddy Waters
  27. Blues Before Sunrise - Elmore James & The Broom Dusters
  28. Bad Boy - Eddie Taylor
  29. Boogie Children - Boy Blue
  30. Little Rain - Jimmy Reed
  31. Stop Breakin' Down Blues - Robert Johnson
  32. The Prodigal Son - Reverend Robert Wilkins
  33. Hoodoo Blues - Lightnin' Slim
  34. Don't Stay Out All Night - Billy Boy Arnold
  35. Crawdad. - Bo Diddley
  36. Suzie Q - Dale Hawkins
  37. Down The Road Apiece - Amos Milburn
  38. little Baby - Howlin' Wolf
  39. Blue and Lonesome - Little Walter
  40. Rock Me Baby - B.B. King
  41. Damn Right I Got The Blues - Buddy Guy
  42. Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters