MESSING WITH THE KID

Created on 04/10/2001
Latest update on 21/02/2022

Artist: Junior Wells
Author: Mel London
Label: Chief
Year: 1960

On the author's label with Earl Hooker on guitar, copying the main riff of the recent Everly Brothers hit Lucille.

Covers:

1961:

Muddy Waters [as Messin With The Man]

1968:

Steppenwolf [as Tighten Up Your Wig; the live version from '70 has the line: "We stole this riff from Junior Wells, who stole it from someone else"]

1972:

Rory Gallagher

1977:

Eddie C. Campbell [as Santa's Messin' With The Kid]

1978:

Johnny Winter

1978:

Blues Brothers [We stole this riff from Junior Wells who stole it from someone else (Jake Blues)]

1983:

Luther Allison

1984:

John Mayall

1999:

Lew Lewis

2013:

Buddy Guy [with Kid Rock]

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