The album has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and chosen by Living Blues as one of its top ten Desert Island discs. Hoodoo Man Blues is the archetypal Chicago blues album; the standard to which all other Chicago blues albums are compared. Recorded back in 1965, the record had high ambitions as the creators laid down songs meant to be played in order rather than as a collection of blues singles. Junior Wells wails on harmonica and sings like he means every dark and dirty lyric he sings. Buddy Guy's guitar playing eloquently emotes [...]
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