Muddy Waters ‎– Folk Singer

"Folk Singer" has been an audiophile staple for years. It always gets a bunch of play at hi-fi shows. It's a no-doubter demonstration disc. But never before has it sounded like this! Never has it been cut at 45rpm!
There are a handful of landmark albums in any genre. In the blues, one of them is Muddy Waters' "Folk Singer". Originally released in 1964, "Folk Singer" was the only acoustic album Waters ever recorded, thus becoming the first and perhaps best blues concept album ever. Muddy of course started out playing acoustic blues in the Delta, and he's clearly very comfortable in this return to his roots, which was designed to appeal to the mid-1960s surge of interest in folk music.
Muddy's supporting cast includes a very young Buddy Guy on guitar, Willie Dixon at the upright bass and Clifton James on drums.
This recording has enormous presence with ample room for Muddy's booming voice to resonate.

Label: Analogue Productions ‎– APB 1483, Chess ‎– LPS-1483
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, 200 Gram
Country: US
Released: 2011
Genre: Blues
Style: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Quality Record Pressings
  • Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering


  • Bass – Willie Dixon
  • Cover – Don Bronstein
  • Drums – Clifton James
  • Engineer – Ron Malo
  • Guitar – Buddy Guy
  • Guitar, Vocals – Muddy Waters
  • Liner Notes – Ralph Bass
  • Liner Notes [Insert] – Mary Katherine Aldin
  • Producer – Ralph Bass, Willie Dixon
  • Remastered By – Bernie Grundman


Recorded : Tel Mar Recordings Studios-September 1963

Remastering of Chess LPS-1483 


SKU 0753088148378
Barcode # 0753088148378
Brand Blues

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