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VOL № C088 — September 2024

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It's My Life, Baby!

Junior Wells
Why you'll love it...

One part studio album, one part live recording at Pepper’s, It’s My Life, Baby!, released on Vanguard Records, arrived at a point when harmonica player and singer Junior Wells and blues guitar legend Buddy Guy were discovering their groove as a team. It was also a time when the blues bar circuit of Chicago’s South Side, specifically the Bronzeville neighborhood, provided great sonic sustenance in a time of political upheaval. No-frills, bare-bones, Pepper’s Lounge had a tiny stage, a few tables and stools; its patrons in the 1960s included working-class African-Americans and, increasingly, young white folk music fans and burgeoning rock musicians exploring the roots of that music along with the richness of Chicago’s scene. 

By 1966, Junior Wells had gone AWOL from t...

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Release Type
33 1/3 rpm
Vinyl Size
12 inch
180 gram
Foil Stamped
Tip-On; Single
Pressing Location
GZ Vinyl
Remastering Details
(AAA) Lacquers Cut From the Master Tapes by Ryan Smith, Sterling Sound
Listening Notes Booklet by Dr. Francesa T. Royster
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