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Muddy Waters With Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Messin' With The Blues album

Muddy Waters With Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Messin' With The Blues album
  • Performer Muddy Waters
  • Title Messin' With The Blues
  • Date of release 1991
  • Country Europe
  • Style Electric Blues, Chicago Blues
  • Other formats VQF MMF VOX MP1 XM WAV AUD
  • Genre Blues
  • Size MP3 1200 mb
  • Size FLAC 1242 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 672

Hoodoo Man Blues is the 1965 debut album of blues vocalist and harmonica player Junior Wells, performing with the Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band, an early collaboration with guitarist Buddy Guy. Released on LP by Delmark Records, the album has been subsequently reissued on CD and LP by Delmark and Analogue Productions

Junior Wells (born Amos Wells Blakemore J. December 9, 1934 – January 15, 1998) was an American Chicago blues vocalist, harmonica player, and recording artist. He was one of the pioneers of the amplified blues harp-style associated with Chicago  . Wells performed and recorded with Various notable blues musicians, including Muddy Waters, Earl Hooker, and Buddy Guy. He remained a fixture on the blues scene throughout his career and also crossed over to rock audiences while touring with the Rolling Stones Life and career.

Big Bill Morganfield Interview. Guitar, Vocals – Muddy Waters (tracks: DVD-1 to DVD-10). Piano – Pinetop Perkins. Rhythm Guitar – Terry Taylor. Vocals, Guitar – Buddy Guy. Vocals, Harmonica – Junior Wells. 모. Recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, 28th June 1974.

Muddy Waters had to wait until he was 15 years into professional music before he got his first LP released - by contrast, 20-some years after his death comes what is about the fifth or sixth DVD devoted to his work. The disc also contains a pair of bonus features. There's a rambling interview with Buddy Guy by Bill Wyman, in which the blues legend recalls his past, using personal anecdotes and his origins to explain his relationship to the blues; warm recollections of working with Muddy are intercut with relevant clips from the Montreux festival to illustrate Guy's points.

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells. Messin' With The Kid. Buddy Guy & Junior Wells. Buddy Guy–an idol for other blues guitar players, such as Eric Clapton, and an inspiration to Jimi Hendrix–teams up with Junior Wells–a world famous blues vocalist and harmonica player–to play some of the more powerful blues songs ever written. There is a long history partnership between these two blues heroes: Buddy Guy recorded on Junior Wells's sessions for Delmark Records under the pseudonym Friendly Chap back in 1965 and 1966.

Artist: Junior Wells. Album: Amplified Blues - Electric Chicago Blues, 2008. From "Messin' With The Blues" Live in Montreux Jazz Festival, 1974 Buddy Guy and Junior Wells opening the show for Muddy Waters. With Bill Wyman, Pinetop Perkins, Terry Taylor & Dallas Taylor.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Jr. Wells* Messin' With The Kid
Written-By – Melvin London*
2 Jr. Wells* Hoodoo Man Blues
Written-By – Jr. Wells*
3 Buddy Guy When You See The Tears From My Eyes
Written-By – Buddy Guy, Jr. Wells*
4 Buddy Guy Ten Years Ago
Written-By – Buddy Guy
5 Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Man
Written-By – Willie Dixon
6 Muddy Waters Mannish Boy
Written-By – Ellias McDaniels*, McKinley Morganfield, Melvin London*
7 Muddy Waters The Same Thing
Written-By – Willie Dixon
8 Muddy Waters Got My Mojo Workin'
Written-By – Preston Foster

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Rhino Records Inc.
  • Recorded At – Montreux Jazz Festival


  • Bass – Bill Wyman
  • Drums – Dallas Taylor
  • Executive Producer – Eric Gardner
  • Film Director – Jean Bovon
  • Guitar – Terry Taylor
  • Guitar, Vocals – Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters
  • Harmonica, Vocals – Junior Wells
  • Piano – Pinetop Perkins
  • Producer – Bill Wyman


Approx 54 min. / Color / HI-FI / 1974 / Not Rated

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 8122 71991 3 5

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
2564 63114-2 Muddy Waters With Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Muddy Waters With Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Messin' With The Blues ‎(DVD-V, NTSC) Warner Music Vision, Classic Pictures Entertainment 2564 63114-2 Europe 2004
791 051, RC 520 Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells - Messin' With The Blues ‎(VHS) BMG Video, BMG Video 791 051, RC 520 Unknown
DVD7082X Muddy Waters With Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Muddy Waters With Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Messin' With The Blues ‎(DVD-V, PAL) Classic Pictures Entertainment DVD7082X UK 2004