HIDDEN CHARMS

Latest update on 14/02/2014

Artist: Charles Clark & The Willie Dixon Band
Author: Willie Dixon
Label: Artistic
Year: 1958

Next to author Dixon in that band: Otish Rush, Louis Myers, Harold Burrage, Sonny Boy Williamson and Billy Stepney. Very first single on this Chicago sublabel, better known for Buddy Guy's debut release that same year. Reissued on lp Blues In D Natural in '70 and cd Goin' Down To Eli's in '02, holding recordings for Eli Toscano's Cobra, Abco and Artistic labels.

Covers:

1962:

Howlin' Wolf [with Hubert Sumlin on guitar]

1966:

Link Wray [vocal version]

1984:

Milkshakes

1984:

Nappy Brown

1985:

Delmonas

1987:

Hubert Sumlin's Blues Party

1987:

Gories

1987:

Half Japanese

1988:

Colin James

1995:

Elvis Costello [with Mark Ribot doubling for Hubert Sumlin]

1997:

Flaming Sideburns

2008:

Rusty Roots

2013:

Allison Burnside Express

One of Sweden's better mid-eighties guitar bands was named after this song, probably after hearing Link Wray's version.

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