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Live From Chicago

Live From Chicago
$29.95

In the 1970's, Bob Riedy led one of the most disciplined and prolific bands of Chicago Urban Blues musicians ever established. Blues legends such as John Littlejohn, Johnny Young, Jimmy Rodgers, Carey Bell, Magic Slim, Eddy Clearwater, and Richard "Hub Cap" Robinson all played with the Bob Riedy Blues Band. Live From Chicago, a two-disk set, captures the band in an uninhibited live atmosphere that produced some of the best improvisational performances of the decade.

Recording Date Information:
 —Recorded in 1978 @ the Patio Club
 —Recorded live on 2-track tape off the p.a. system
 —Mastered by Freddie Breitberg in 2003
 —Produced by Bob Riedy for Chicago Sound Records Inc., and released as CSR 2009 in 2004

Bob Riedy Blues Band Members:

Sam Lay (vocal), Carey Bell (vocal & harmonica) Mark Wydra (lead guitar), Richard Knapp (bass guitar), Jon Hiller (drums) Bob Riedy (piano)

Track listings: CD 1  (CD 2)

Listen to a sample click to listen to sample .mp3

1) BOOGIE CHILLEN Listen to a sample .mp3
(John Lee Hooker, Bernard Bessman, Careers-BMG Music Publishing Inc., BMI) 6:28
Vocal by Sam Lay

2) CLOSE TO YOU
(Willie Dixon, Bug Music o/b/o Hoochie Coochie Music, BMI) 5:49
Vocal by Sam Lay

3) Medly: Listen to a sample .mp3
 SUGAR SWEET
  (Mel London, Arc Music Corp., Lonmel Publishing, Inc., BMI) 1:37
  Vocal by Sam Lay
 SLOPPY DRUNK
  (Jimmy Rogers a.k.a. James Lane, Munka Music, Arc Music Corporation, BMI) 2:10
  Vocal by Sam Lay

4) LONG DISTANCE CALL 8:53
(McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, Bug Music o/b/o Watertoons Music, BMI) 8:53
Vocal by Sam Lay

5) KANSAS CITY Listen to a sample .mp3
(Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber Music, Mike Stoller Music, BMI) 4:18
Vocal by Sam Lay

6) JOHNNY B. GOODE Listen to a sample .mp3
(Chuck Berry, Isalee Music Co., BMI) 2:59
Vocal by Sam Lay

7) Medly:
 WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN' GOIN' ON
  (David Curlee Williams, Ni'mani Entertainment Co., ASCAP) 3:26
 HOUND DOG
  (Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber Music, Mike Stoller Music, Universal-MCA Music) 2:03
  Publishing, Div. of Universal Music Corp., Chrysalis Standards Music o/b/o Gladys Music,
  Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co., o/b/o Gladys Music
 ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN
  (Chuck Berry, Isalee Music Co., BMI) 2:49
  Above vocals by Sam Lay

8) GOT MY MOJO WORKING Listen to a sample .mp3
(Preston Foster, Dare Music, Inc., BMI) 4:23
Vocal by Sam Lay

9)JUMPIN' AT THE WOODSIDE (Gene, Gene the Dancing Machine) Listen to a sample .mp3
(Count Basie, WB Music Corporation, ASCAP) 2:37
Instrumental, with announcements by Sam Lay

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Track listing: CD 2

1) MARIE
(Otis Spann, Universal - Songs of Polygram International, Inc., BMI) 5:39
Instrumental by Bob Riedy

2) MELLOW DOWN EASY
(Willie Dixon, Bug Music o/b/o Hoochie Coochie Music, BMI) 6:58
Vocal by Carey Bell

3) SWEET HOME CHICAGO
(Robert Johnson, Music & Media Int'l Inc. o/b/o Lehsem II, LLC, BMI) 7:28
Vocal by Carey Bell

4) TOMORROW NIGHT Listen to a sample .mp3
(Carey Bell, Universal-Duchess Music Corp., BMI) 3:51
Vocal by Carey Bell

5) LAST NIGHT
(Walter Jacobs, Arc Music Corp., BMI) 5:12
Vocal by Carey Bell

6) WALKING BY MYSELF
(Jimmy Rogers a.k.a. James Lane, Arc Music Corporation, BMI) 4:09
Vocal by Carey Bell

7) LATE FREIGHT Listen to a sample .mp3
(Robert M. Riedy, Chicago Sound Music, Inc., BMI) 7:17
Instrumental by Bob Riedy, Carey Bell and the band (with announcements by Carey Bell)

8) BIG BOSS MAN
(Al Smith, Luther Dixon, Sony/ATV songs LLC, Arc Music Corp., BMI) 6:05
Vocal by Sam Lay

9) SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN Listen to a sample .mp3
(Chuck Berry, Isalee Music Company, BMI) 5:34
Vocal by Sam Lay

10) MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE a.k.a. MEMPHIS
(Chuck Berry, Isalee Music Company, BMI) 4:35
Vocal by Sam Lay

11) LUCILLE
(R. Penniman, A. Collins, Sony/ATV Songs LLC d.b.a. ATV, BMI) 2:39
Vocal by Sam Lay

12) NADINE
(Chuck Berry, Arc Music Corp., BMI) 2:17
Vocal by Sam Lay

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