I Got My Brand on You [Import]
Muddy Waters transformed the soul of the rural South into the sound of the city, electrifying the blues at a pivotal point in the early post-World War II period. He popularized the Blues band format, which shaped the Chicago Blues sound and laid the cornerstone for Rock & Roll. His recorded legacy is one of the great musical treasures of the 20th Century, which heavily influenced such celebrated artists as the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix, to name a few. This quintessential remastered edition compiles 27 fabulous studio tracks by Waters accompanied by such great musicians as Little Walter, James Cotton, Willie Dixon, Jimmy Rogers, Earl Hooker, Otis Spann, and Willie Smith. Contained here is the cream of the crop from Muddy Water's hit making stretch for Chess Records between 1956 and 1962. This material was indispensable in defining the exact nature of the Chicago electric blues style.