KEY TO THE HIGHWAY - DEREK AND THE DOMINOS w/Eric Clapton
It is usually credited to Charles "Chas" Segar and William "Big Bill" Broonzy in
1940-41. According to Broonzy, the melody he recorded was based on
ROLLIN STONE/CAT FISH BLUES - PAUL ROGERS / JEFF BECK
A Tribute To Muddy Waters is the second solo album in 1993 by Paul Rodgers
of Free and Bad Company fame. "Catfish Blues" is an enduring Mississippi
blues theme that dates on commercial record from 1941- it was first recorded
by Robert Petway.
THAT'S ALRIGHT MAMA - ELVIS PRESLEY
First, commercial single released by Elvis Presley. The song was written by
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, and originally recorded in Chicago in 1946, as "That's
All Right". Presley's version was recorded and released in 1954. It is #112 on
the 2004 Rolling Stone magazine list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time".
GOOD ROCKING TONIGHT - ROY BROWN
"Good Rocking Tonight" was originally a jump blues song released in 1947 by
its writer, Roy Brown and was covered by many other recording artists. The
song includes the memorable refrain. The song anticipated elements of rock
and roll music.
STORMY MONDAY - ALLMAN BROTHERS
It is a blues song written by T-Bone Walker and first recorded in 1947.
THE THRILL IS GONE - B.B. KING
It was written by West coast blues musician Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell in
1951. Hawkins' recording of the song reached number six in the Billboard R&B
chart in 1951. In 1970, "The Thrill Is Gone" became a major hit for B.B. King.
KANSAS CITY - MUDDY WATERS
"Kansas City" was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in 1952, two
nineteen year-old rhythm and blues fans from Los Angeles. It was first
recorded by Little Willie Littlefield, the same year. It was also recorded by
hundreds of performers like Muddy "Mississippi" Waters - Live (1979).
I'M READY - PAUL ROGERS
It was written by Willie Dixon and first recorded by Muddy Waters in 1954 and
again in 1978.
HOOCHIE CHOOHIE MAN - PAUL ROGERS/MUDDY WATERS
Sometimes referred to as "(I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man") written by Willie
Dixon and first recorded by Muddy Waters in 1954 in Chicago. The song was a
major hit, reaching #8 on Billboard magazine's Black Singles chart.