Star Time #24: Who Do You Love


I wanted to make sure I did a Chess Records tribute episode before too long, seeing as how we got tributes to Motown and Stax/Volt out there already. Obviously this set is extra-heavy on the blues with check-ins from Muddy Waters, Willie Mabon, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker and others. The second hour goes in a more pop direction with Fontella Bass, Etta James, the Dells and still others. I also found a good reason to put Pigmeat Markham in a show. Also: Listen for a cameo appearance by the '69 Chicago Cubs. No kidding.


ArtistSongYearLabel
Set 1
Jackie Brenston & His Delta CatsRocket 881951Chess
J.B. Lenore (Lenoir)Deep In Debt Blues1951Chess
Muddy WatersI'm a Natural Born Lover1954Chess
Willie MabonI'm Mad1953Chess
Howlin' WolfEvil (Is Goin' On)1954Chess
Percy MayfieldDouble Dealing1955Chess
The RaysTippity Top1956Chess
Chuck BerryToo Much Monkey Business1956Chess
Set 2
Willie Dixon29 Ways1956Checker
Bo DiddleyWho Do You Love1958Chess
Detroit Jr.Too Poor1960Chess
Bill Smith ComboLoco1961Chess
King SolomonNon-Support Blues (Part 1)1961Checker
Little MiltonAin't No Big Deal On You1965Checker
Lowell FulsonI'm Glad You Reconsidered1960Checker
John Lee HookerIn the Mood1966Chess
Buddy GuyI Dig Your Wig1964Chess
Clarence AsheDancing In a Dream World1964Chess
Set 3
Etta JamesPushover1963Argo
Millie VernonBloodshot Eyes1959Argo
Jackie RossJerk and Twine1964Chess
Fontella BassRescue Me1965Checker
Mitty CollierI Had a Talk With My Man Last Night1965Chess
The ValentinosWhat About Me1965Chess
Laura LeeDirty Man1967Chess
Koko TaylorViolent Love1972Chess
Marlena ShawSomewhere In the Night1967Cadet
Set 4/Outro
Pigmeat MarkhamSock It To 'Em Judge1968Chess
The Chicago CubsPennant Fever1969Chess
American Gypsy10,000 Miles1975Chess
Free SpiritMister Fixit Man1974Chess
Dorothy AshbyAfro-Harping1968Cadet
The DellsThe Love We Had Stays On My Mind1971Cadet
Billy StewartSummertime1966Chess

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