- Released: November 25, 2002
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Repertoire
Record Collector (magazine) - p.883 stars out of 5
-- "[I]t's played with a youthful verve that still makes it surprisingly listenable today..."
- 1.Mean Old World
- 3.Going Down This Road
- 4.You've Been Drinking
- 5.Don't Start Me Talking
- 6.Wee Baby Blues
- 7.Twenty Past One
- 8.A Stranger in Your Town
- 9.How Many More Years
- 10.Looking for My Baby
- 11.And Lonely
- 12.The Entertainer
Climax Blues Band: Colin Cooper (vocals, harmonica); Peter Haycock (guitar, slide guitar, vocals); Derek Holt (guitar, bass); Arthur Wood (piano, organ, celeste, harmonium); Richard Jones (bass); George Newsome (drums).
Climax Blues Band: Peter Haycock (vocals, electric & slide guitars); Colin Cooper (vocals, harmonica); Derek Holt (guitar, organ, bass); Arthur Wood (piano, celeste, harmonium, organ); Richard Jones (bass); George Newsome (drums).
Recorded from September to November 1968. Includes liner notes by Carlo Wolff.
Personnel: Peter Haycock (vocals, guitar, slide guitar); Colin Cooper (vocals, harmonica); Derek Holt (organ, bass guitar); George Newsome (drums).
Liner Note Author: Bill Dahl.
Recording information: 09/27/1968/11/05/1968.
The Climax Chicago Blues Band--not from Chicago at all, but from Stafford, England--were major participants in the 1960s British blues-rock scene. This classic 1969 debut record, recorded before the condensed their name to Climax Blues Band, hints at the power demonstrated on successive albums.