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Muddy Waters Recordings With Johnny Winter Had His Blues Hard Again

3 years agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Following up the acclaimed and award-winning reissue, Muddy ‘Mississippi’ Waters Live, Sony/Legacy recently reissued the three studio albums Johnny Winter produced by the legendary Muddy Waters, Hard Again, I’m Ready and King Bee. Recorded after Muddy had ended his affiliation with Chess Records, there is no question that these recordings were among the most vital Waters recorded since the classic recordings from the late forties to mid-sixties with which his legend was established.
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Michael Jackson’s Bad set for 25th Anniversary Reissue

Entertainment / Music : Paste Magazine (3 years ago)

Michael Jackson’s seventh studio album, Bad, is set for a celebratory deluxe reissue by Epic/Legacy Recordings on Sept. 18. The four-disc release, titled Bad 25, includes the remastered original album, a CD of previously unreleased ... Read Post

Pearl Jam Reissues Vs. and Vitalogy

Entertainment / Music : Paste Magazine (4 years ago)

On March 29, Epic/Legacy will reissue Pearl Jam’s second and third records, Vs. and Vitalogy. The Vs. album will contain an additional three songs: an acoustic version of “Hold On,” a studio outtake called “Cready Stomp,” and a cove... Read Post

Johnny Winter Was Careful Around Fools

Music / Blues : In a Blue Mood (3 years ago)

Back in 2004 I did a review of Sony/Legacy reissues of Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter albums. The review originally appeared in the November/December 2004 Jazz & Blues Report (Issue 271). I have made minor stylistic edits. The revie... Read Post

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