Big Mama Thornton – Big Mama The Queen At Monterey - 1966 Blues - Ltd Ed Red Vinyl LP
Big Mama Thornton – Big Mama The Queen At Monterey
Arhoolie Records – F 1032
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Red
17 Aug 2017
A1 I'm Feeling Alright
A2 Sometimes I Have A Heartache
A3 Black Rat - (Take 4)
A4 Life Goes On
A5 Everything Gonna Be Alright
B1 Big Mama's Bumble Bee Blues
B2 Gimme A Penny - (Take 6)
B3 Looking The World Over
B4 I Feel The Way I Feel
B5 Guide Me Home
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arhoolie Productions, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Arhoolie Productions, Inc.
Distributed By – City Hall Records
Bass – Luther Johnson
Cover, Photography By – Jim Marshall (3)
Drums – Francis Clay, Willie Mae Thornton (tracks: A5)
Guitar – Muddy Waters, Samuel Lawhorn*
Harmonica – James Cotton
Piano – Otis Spann
Producer – Chris Strachwitz
Sleeve Notes – Philip Elwood, Ralph J. Gleason
Vocals – Willie Mae Thornton
Jacket back and record labels say "Big Mama Thornton and The Chicago Blues Band". Sticker says "Muddy Waters and his Chicago Blues Band including Otis Spann & James Cotton". Jacket spine says "Big Mama Thornton Vol. 2".
Jacket back has last track listed as "My Love".
Recorded in San Francisco on April 25, 1966.
Limited edition of 550 on rhodamine red vinyl.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Barcode (on sticker): 6 46315 23231 8
Other (on sticker): AHL 10323
"Big Mama: The Queen At Monterey, also known as Big Mama Thornton With Muddy Waters Blues Band and Big Mama And The Chicago Blues Band was also originally released in 1966. As you may have guessed, Willie Mae Thornton is backed by Muddy Waters and his knockout lineup of Blues heavyweights that include Otis Spann (keys,) James Cotton (harmonica,) Sammy Lawhorn (guitar,) Luther Johnson (bass,) and Fracis Clay (drums.'