Howlin' Wolf The Legend

Howlin' Wolf - The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions [2002 Deluxe Edition] (1971) - 2 CD set

Howlin' Wolf - The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions [2002 Deluxe Edition] (1971) - 2 CD set
EAC v0.99 Prebeta 4 | Vorbis 1.2.0 | Ogg 354 kbps (avg) | 290 Mb | Full Artwork

IMHO this is the best colaboration between a black American legend and British Rock stars. The musicians here involved work like a real & tight band: Eric Clapton (guitar), Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), Mick Jagger (backing vocals) & road manager Ian 'Stu' Stewart (piano), Wolf' guitarrist Hubert Sumlin and 19-year old harp player Jeffrey Capp; other participants were Stevie Winwood (whose keyboard parts were recorded in Chicago and later overdubbed), Ringo Starr & Klaus Voorman in 2 tracks, Phil Upchurch (bass), John Simon (piano) and a horn section (Lafayette Leake, Joe Miller, Dennis Lansing, Jordan Sandke). This deluxe edition includes a remaster of the original album and a bonus CD with previously unreleased remixes from the original session tapes.
Howlin' Wolf - The Real Folk Blues (1966) + More Real Folk Blues (1967) 2 LP in 1 CD, Remastered 2002

Howlin' Wolf - The Real Folk Blues (1966) + More Real Folk Blues (1967) 2 LP in 1 CD, Remastered 2002
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 313 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 180 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Chicago Blues, Electric Blues | Label: MCA/Chess | # 088 112 820-2 | Time: 01:06:43

The Real Folk Blues series on Chess wasn't really folk, but titled that way, perhaps to gain the attention of young white listeners who had started to get turned on to the blues during the 1960s folk revival. And the Howlin' Wolf volumes in the series were not particularly more folk-oriented than his other Chess recordings, but more or less arbitrary selections of tracks that he'd done from the mid-'50s to the mid-'60s. It's thus also arbitrary to do a two-fer reissue of his The Real Folk Blues and More Real Folk Blues, combined here onto a single disc. That doesn't mean, though, that this isn't very good and sometimes great electric blues music. The Real Folk Blues, with tracks from 1956 to 1965, is by far the more modern of the pair in arrangements, and has a good share of classics: "Killing Floor," "Sittin' on Top of the World," "Built for Comfort," "Tail Dragger," and "Three Hundred Pounds of Joy".
Howlin' Wolf - The Back Door Wolf (1973) Remastered Reissue 1995 [Repost, New Rip]

Howlin' Wolf - The Back Door Wolf (1973) Remastered Reissue 1995
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 320 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 156 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Chicago Blues, Electric Blues | Label: MCA/Chess | # CHD-9358 | Time: 00:39:39

Here it is-probably the greatest swan song in the history of Chicago blues. Wolf's last studio album was every bit as uncompromising, emotional and (occasionally) funny as his first, with tunes like Coon on the Moon (which gleefully predicts black Presidents and astronauts) and Watergate Blues. A classic, with new notes and complete credits.
Howlin' Wolf - The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions (1971) [Japanese Edition 2006]

Howlin' Wolf - The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions (1971) Japanese Edition 2006
featuring Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Bill Wyman & Charlie Watts

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 403 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Chicago Blues, Electric Blues, Blues Rock | Label: Universal | # UICY-3475 | Time: 00:56:30

The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions is an album by blues musician Howlin' Wolf, released in the summer of 1971 on Chess Records. It was one of the first of the super session blues albums, setting a blues master among famous musicians from the second generation of rock and roll, in this case Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts, and Bill Wyman. It peaked at #79 on the Billboard 200.
Howlin' Wolf - The Complete RPM & Chess Singles As & Bs 1951-62 (2014)

Howlin' Wolf - The Complete RPM & Chess Singles As & Bs 1951-62 (2014)
EAC Rip | 3CDs | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log - 896 MB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps - 345 MB | Full scans - 47.2 MB
Label: Acrobat Licensing Ltd. | Catalog.#: ACTRCD9039 | Genre: Chicago Blues

With his larger-than-life persona, roaring vocals, and the raw, skittering guitar lines of Hubert Sumlin behind him, Howlin’ Wolf turned out dozens of stellar Chicago blues singles for RPM and Chess Records between 1951 and 1962, including “Smokestack Lightnin’,” "Spoonful," "Red Rooster," and the magnificent “Killing Floor,” among many others. All of these, along with his other classic and essential singles (both A- and B-sides) from the first decade of his career, are collected here in this expansive, three-disc, 80-track set, which also includes several sides recorded at sessions during this period but never released.

Howlin' Wolf - The Genuine Article (1997) REPOST  

Posted by uff at April 10, 2014
Howlin' Wolf - The Genuine Article (1997) REPOST

Howlin' Wolf - The Genuine Article (1997)
Blues | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Chess MCD 11073 32bit remaster | rec: 1951-70 | 435Mb

This magisterial set opens with 1951's "Moanin' At Midnight", recorded for Sun Records, but appearing on Chicago's Chess label the next year. It was for Chess that the Wolf would record his formidable body of work, only entering the studio at the age of 41. Chester Burnett was given his performing name as a child, by his grandfather. He was taught guitar by Charley Patton and, later, harmonica by Sonny Boy Williamson II, his raw-throated delivery possessed of an unequalled authority, becoming a prime influence on later artists like Captain Beefheart and Tom Waits. The Wolf's fearsome personal reputation is audible in his music, charged with a trembling violence as he grinds through an unbeatable string of classics: "How Many More Years", "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Wang Dang Doodle", "Spoonful", "The Red Rooster", "300 Pounds Of Joy" and "Killing Floor", all written either by key blues composer Willie Dixon or The Wolf himself.
Howlin' Wolf - The Complete Recordings 1951-1969 (1993)

Howlin' Wolf - The Complete Recordings 1951-1969 (1993)
Blues | 7cd | EAC Rip | Ape + Cue + Log | covers
Charly/Chess CD RED BOX 7 | rel: 1993 | 2320Mb

These Charly, UK sets are not easy to find. Their sets are generally made with great care and pride. 151 Chess and Sun recordings- it is entitled "Complete" although it does not contain two very non-essential albums from the period (The Super Super Plus Band from 1967 and the 1968 Cadet album aka "Howlin' Wolf Didn't Like This Album"- and with good reason; both are quite disposable and unnecessary), plus a conversation; this is all from Sun and Chess, his very best stuff, the real essential recordings without a bad track in the lot. Very cool booklet too… ~Amazon

Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (1991) REPOST  

Posted by uff at Feb. 12, 2014
Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (1991) REPOST

Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (1991)
Blues | 3cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Chess/MCA CHD3-9332 | rec: 1951-73 | 1040Mb

This three-CD box set currently rates as the best – and most digestible – overview of Howlin' Wolf's career. Disc one starts with the Memphis sides that eventually brought him to the label, including hits like "How Many More Years," but also compiling unissued sides that had previously only been available on vinyl bootlegs of dubious origin and fidelity. The disc finishes with an excellent cross section of early Chicago sessions, including classic Wolf tracks like "Evil," "Forty Four," "I'll Be Around," and "Who Will Be Next?" Disc two picks it up from there, guiding listeners from mid- to late-'50s barnburners like "The Natchez Burning" and "I Better Go Now" to the bulk of the Willie Dixon classics.
Howlin' Wolf - The Memphis Sessions (2007) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz] RE-UP

Howlin' Wolf - The Memphis Sessions (2007)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 49:27 minutes | 660 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (1991)  

Posted by justthev at Dec. 28, 2010
Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (1991)

Howlin' Wolf - The Chess Box (1991)
EAC Rip | FLAC + CUE + LOG | Artwork | 3 CD | 982 MB
Blues | Label ~ Chess | Release Date: November 26, 1991