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November 5th, 1965: "One of the greatest blues albums ever released" -- Debut album from Junior Wells

'One of the greatest blues albums ever released' -- Debut album from Junior Wells

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October, 1965 - Blues singer Junior Wells released his debut album with The Chicago Blues Band, Hoodoo Man Blues, on the Delmark Record label. In the 2005 Howlin' Wolf biography, James Segrest and Mark Hoffman made reference to the album as "one of the greatest blues albums ever released".

Listen below to Hoodoo Man Blues.

Hoodoo Man Blues

01 Snatch It Back and Hold It

02 Ships on the Ocean

03 Good Morning Schoolgirl

04 Hound Dog

05 In the Wee Wee Hours

06 Hey Lawdy Mama

07 Hoodoo Man Blues

08 Early in the Morning

09 We're Ready

10 You Don't Love Me, Baby

11 Chitlin Con Carne

12 Yonder Wall

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