Various Artists - Confessin' the Blues: Vol II (2XLP)

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Confessin' the Blues collects the greatest bluesmen ever and provides a perfect study of the genre. The tracks on the various formats of the release have been chosen by The Rolling Stones in collaboration with BMG and Universal. Confessin' the Blues includes tracks by the biggest blues pioneers including Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Big Bill Broonzy and Robert Johnson. Confessin' the Blues will be available as a 2-CD set, 2x2 Vinyl LP sets and a 5x10" Vinyl book-pack (mimicking the original 78 RPM releases). All versions include liner notes by music journalist Colin Larkin and the book-pack contains removable art card prints by noted blues illustrator Christoph Mueller. The album cover artwork comes courtesy of Wood, who has added his own personal twist to the project by painting his interpretation of a bluesman.

Tracks

  1. I Just Want to Make Love to You - By Muddy Waters
  2. Little Rain - By Jimmy Reed
  3. I Got to Go - By Little Walter
  4. Mona - By Bo Diddley
  5. Rock Me Baby - By B.B. King
  6. Carol - By Chuck Berry
  7. Boogie Children - By Boy Blue
  8. Don't Stay Out All Night - By Billy Boy Arnold
  9. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing (Pt. 1) - By Little Johnny Taylor
  10. I Can't Quit You Baby - By Otis Rush
  11. I Want to Be Loved - By Muddy Waters
  12. Key to the Highway - By Big Bill Broonzy
  13. Stop Breakin' Down Blues - By Robert Johnson
  14. The Prodigal Son - By Reverend Robert Wilkins
  15. Commit a Crime (1991 Chess Box Version) - By Howlin' Wolf
  16. Blues Before Sunrise - By Elmore James & the Broom Dusters
  17. Little Baby - By Howlin' Wolf
  18. Suzie Q - By Dale Hawkins
  19. Bad Boy - By Eddie Taylor
  20. Damn Right I Got the Blues - By Buddy Guy
  21. Mannish Boy - By Muddy Waters