Muddy Waters Hard Again

Muddy Waters - Hard Again (1977) Japanese Reissue 2004 [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 23, 2016
Muddy Waters - Hard Again (1977) Japanese Reissue 2004 [Re-Up]

Muddy Waters - Hard Again (1977) Japanese Reissue 2004
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 321 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 119 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 398 Mb
Chicago Blues, Electric Blues, Slide Guitar Blues | Label: Sony Music Direct | # MHCP 350 | 00:49:42

After a string of mediocre albums throughout most of the 1970s, Muddy Waters hooked up with Johnny Winter for 1977's Hard Again, a startling comeback and a gritty demonstration of the master's powers. Fronting a band that includes such luminaries as James Cotton and "Pine Top" Perkins, Waters is not only at the top of his game, but is having the time of his life while he's at it. The bits of studio chatter that close "Mannish Boy" and open "Bus Driver" show him to be relaxed and obviously excited about the proceedings. Part of this has to be because the record sounds so good. Winter has gone for an extremely bare production style, clearly aiming to capture Waters in conversation with a band in what sounds like a single studio room. This means that sometimes the songs threaten to explode in chaos as two or three musicians begin soloing simultaneously. Such messiness is actually perfect in keeping with the raw nature of this music; you simply couldn't have it any other way.

Muddy Waters - Hard Again (1977) [CBS, ZK 34449]  Music

Posted by popsakov at June 18, 2013
Muddy Waters - Hard Again (1977) [CBS, ZK 34449]

Muddy Waters - Hard Again (1977)
EAC Rip | APE (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 287 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 142 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues | Blue Sky Records/CBS Inc. | ZK 34449

Hard Again is a 1977 Chicago blues album by Muddy Waters. It was recorded by producer Johnny Winter in a rough, bare-bones style. Released on January 10, 1977, Hard Again was Muddy's first album on the Blue Sky label after leaving Chess Records. The sessions for Hard Again were recorded across the space of three days…
Muddy Waters - Original Album Classics: 1977-1981 (2011) [3CD Box Set]

Muddy Waters - Original Album Classics: 1977-1981 (2011) [3CD Box Set]
Blues, Chicago Blues, Delta Blues | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Full Scans (PNG) | 02:38:13 h. | 1,11 Gb
Label: Sony Music Entertainment (EU) | Released: 2011-02-01 (1977/1978/1981)

This is a three classic albums CD box set with the original artworked 'mini LP' CD wallets in deluxe packaging. It contains the albums "Hard Again", "I'm Ready" and "King Bee".

VA - Muddy Waters: All Star Tribute To A Legend (2011)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 26, 2017
VA - Muddy Waters: All Star Tribute To A Legend (2011)

VA - Muddy Waters: All Star Tribute To A Legend (2011)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 322 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 139 Mb | Scans included
Modern Electric Blues | Label: Music Avenue | # 250296 | Time: 00:59:04

Recorded on October 11, 1997 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., an impressive All-Star cast of Blues musicians, including Muddy's own son Bill Morganfield, turned out to pay homage to the Legendary Muddy Waters, the King of Blues. Features special guests, John Hiatt, Peter Wolf, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Charlie Musslewhite, Robert Junior Lockwood, Big Bill Morganfield, Nick Gravenites, Mem Shannon and Phoebe Snow.

Muddy Waters - His Best 1947 to 1955 (1997) [Repost]  Music

Posted by Designol at May 26, 2017
Muddy Waters - His Best 1947 to 1955 (1997) [Repost]

Muddy Waters - His Best 1947 to 1955 (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 234 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 136 Mb | Scans ~ 55 Mb
Label: Chess, Universal | # MCD 09370, 329 370-2 | Time: 00:59:36
Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Slide Guitar

One of the best recordings in Chess Records' 50th Anniverary series is the first of two bookend Muddy Waters collections, His Best 1947-55. Documenting Waters's most creatively and commercially successful years at Aristocrat/Chess, this collection begins with his formative years and ends with Waters at his peak. So you're in for a lot of terrific bottleneck slide guitar work as well as electric Chicago blues; what's to criticize? Superb remasterings of "I Can't Be Satisfied", "Rollin' and Tumblin'," "I'm Ready", and "Mannish Boy" are simply beyond reproach. With simple bass accompaniment from Ernest "Big" Crawford, Waters's bottleneck tracks are spare, haunting and, quite frankly, perfect country blues. And listening to Waters, Little Walter, Willie Dixon, and Jimmy Rogers piece together (and perfect very quickly) the classic Chicago sound is pure blues epiphany. At the very least, this collection shows you why Waters's rollicking stop-time classics like "Mannish Boy" and "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man" have sparked endless imitations over the years–and why nobody has played them better since.
Muddy Waters - 'The Real Folk Blues' (1966) + 'More Real Folk Blues' (1967) 2 LP in 1 CD, Remastered 2002 [Repost]

Muddy Waters - 'The Real Folk Blues' (1966) + 'More Real Folk Blues' (1967)
2 LP in 1 CD, Remastered 2002

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 289 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 159 Mb | Scans ~ 163 Mb
Chicago Blues, Folk Blues | Label: MCA/Chess | # 088 112 822-2 | Time: 01:09:31

Waters' The Real Folk Blues and More Real Folk Blues, combined here onto one CD, were not exactly random collections of tracks – the quality was too consistently high for them to just have been picked out of a hat. Still, it was a pretty arbitrary grouping of items that he recorded between 1947 and 1964. In fact, they hail from throughout his whole stint at Chess, virtually; at the time these albums were first issued, though, all of the material on More Real Folk Blues was from the late '40s and early '50s. They didn't exactly concentrate on his most well-known songs, but they didn't entirely neglect them either, including "Mannish Boy," "Walking Thru the Park," "The Same Thing," "Rollin' & Tumblin' Part One," "She's Alright," and "Honey Bee," amongst somewhat more obscure selections. So ultimately, this disc's usefulness depends on your fussiness as a collector – if it's the only Waters you ever pick up, you'll still have a good idea of his greatness, and if you don't mind getting some tracks you might already have on more avowedly best-of sets, you'll probably hear some stuff you don't already have in your collection.
Muddy Waters - The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album (1975) Japanese Press [Re-Up]

Muddy Waters - The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album (1975) Japanese Press
EAC | WV | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 323 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 127 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Electric Blues, Chicago Blues, Rock & Roll | MCA.Chess/Victor | # MVCM-22077 | 00:43:54

Of all the post-Fathers & Sons attempts at updating Muddy's sound in collaboration with younger white musicians, this album worked best because they let Muddy be himself, producing music that compared favorably to his concerts of the period, which were wonderful. His final album for Chess (recorded at Levon Helm's Woodstock studio, not in Chicago), with Helm and fellow Band-member Garth Hudson teaming up with Muddy's touring band, it was a rocking (in the bluesy sense) soulful swansong to the label where he got his start. Muddy covers some songs he knew back when (including Louis Jordan's "Caldonia" and "Let The Good Times Roll"), plays some slide, and generally has a great time on this Grammy-winning album. This record got lost in the shuffle between the collapse of Chess Records and the revival of Muddy's career under the auspices of Johnny Winter, and was forgotten until 1995. The CD contains one previously unreleased number, "Fox Squirrel".
Muddy Waters - Muddy, Brass And The Blues (1966) + Can't Get No Grindin' (1973) 2 LP in 1 CD, Remastered 2011 [Re-Up]

Muddy Waters - Muddy, Brass And The Blues (1966) + Can't Get No Grindin' (1973)
2 LP in 1 CD, Remastered 2011

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 420 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 191 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Chicago Blues, Electric Blues, Slide Guitar Blues | Label: BGO Records | # BGOCD1007 | Time: 01:06:46

Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of Chess Records albums from the Blues great: 1966's Muddy, Brass And The Blues and 1973's Can't Get No Grindin'. Muddy, Brass And The Blues was a massive undertaking in direction which a couple of years later John Mayall.
Muddy Waters - Electric Mud (1968) {1997, Remastered, The Legendary Masters Series}

Muddy Waters - Electric Mud (1968) {1997, Remastered, The Legendary Masters Series}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 261 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 89 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 69 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Electric Blues / Chicago Blues / Psychedelic Rock
Chess #329 364-2 / MCA Records #MCD 09364

Electric Mud is the fifth studio album by Muddy Waters, with Rotary Connection serving as his backing band. Released in 1968, it imagines Muddy Waters as a psychedelic musician. Producer Marshall Chess suggested that Muddy Waters record experimental, psychedelic blues tracks with members of Rotary Connection in an attempt to revive the blues singer's career. The album peaked at #127 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart. It was controversial for its fusion of electric blues with psychedelic elements, but was influential on psychedelic rock bands of the era…

Muddy Waters - Trouble No More (Singles 1955-1959) (1989)  Music

Posted by uff at March 20, 2017
Muddy Waters - Trouble No More (Singles 1955-1959) (1989)

Muddy Waters - Trouble No More (Singles 1955-1959) (1989)
Blues | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
MCA, UICY-3418 | rem: 2004 | 255Mb

This is an excellent compilation of some of Muddy Waters's lesser-anthologized singles, all of them dating from the late '50s. Some of these were surprisingly hard to acquire in any form until this appeared; the original version of "Got My Mojo Working," and for instance, as well as some of his higher-profile tracks, like "Rock Me," "Trouble No More," "Close to You," and "Don't Go No Further."