Monday, November 30

Little Walter - "Juke" / "Can't Hold On Much Longer" (1952)

Wikipedia - "'Juke' is a harmonica instrumental recorded by then 22-year-old Chicago bluesman Little Walter Jacobs in 1952. Although Little Walter had been recording sporadically for small Chicago labels over the previous five years, and had appeared on Muddy Waters' records for the Chess label since 1950, 'Juke' was Little Walter's first hit, and it was the most important of his career. Due to the influence of Little Walter on blues harmonica, 'Juke' is now considered a blues harmonica standard. In May 1952, Little Walter had been a regular member of the Muddy Waters Band for at least three years. ..."
YouTube: Juke, "Can't Hold On Much Longer"