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.
Willie Mae Thornton (December 11, 1926 – July 25, 1984), better known as Big Mama Thornton, was an American rhythm-and-blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record Leiber and Stoller's "Hound Dog", in 1952, which became her biggest hit, staying seven weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B chart in 1953 and selling almost two million copies. Thornton's other recordings included the original version of "Ball 'n' Chain", which she wrote.
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Big Mama Thornton was one of the greatest Blues shouters of all time. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1984. In 1966 she joined up with the Muddy Waters Blues band to cut a classic album of down home shoutin' blues for Arhoolie Records.
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This album has an average beat per minute of 119 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 80/178 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Big Mama Thornton Vol. 2 with the Chicago Blues Band. Album starts at 156BPM, ends at 178BPM (+22), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Big Mama Thornton. The Rising Sun Collection (2).