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Buddy Guy & Junior Wells – Going Back To Acoustic


The results stand in stark contrast to the steamy Chicago blues the duo is best known for. Instead, these recordings are relaxed and personal, with an intimate, back-porch feel. Guy switches between six and twelve string guitars and lays down rootsy acoustic rhythms for Wells’ tasteful harmonica lines. The two share vocal duties on the performances as they pay homage to the rural, country blues roots these modern bluesmen share.

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Originally issued in France on Isabel Records 900.510 under the title Going Back, this LP presents one of the best duos in the history of the blues – guitarist Buddy Guy and harmonica player Junior Wells. Over the years, they made many recordings together, but this one is unique. Recorded while on a 1981 tour of Europe, Guy and Wells took a break from their backing musicians and amps to cut this spontaneous, all acoustic set.


Boogie Chillen
I’m In The Mood
Don’t Leave Me
Give Me My Coat And Shoes
Medley:Baby What You Want Me To Do/That’s Allright
Big Boat(Buddy and Junior’s Thing)
High Heel Sneakers
My Home Is In The Delta
Wrong Doing Woman
Diggin’ My Potatoes


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Weight 0.480 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm