Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981

Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981 is a concert video and live album by American blues musician Muddy Waters and members of British rock band the Rolling Stones. It was recorded on November 22, 1981 by David Hewitt on the Record Plant Black Truck, mixed by Bob Clearmountain, and released on July 10, 2012.[1]

Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981
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Video by
Released10 July 2012[1]
Recorded22 November 1981
VenueCheckerboard Lounge, Chicago, United States[2]
GenreRock, blues
Length90:00 (DVD)
LabelEagle Vision
The Rolling Stones chronology
The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live In Texas '78
(2011)
Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981
(2012)
The Rolling Stones live chronology
L.A. Friday (Live 1975)
(2012)
Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981
(2012)
Live at the Tokyo Dome
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Jam!3.5/5 stars[3]
PopMatters9/10[4]
Uncut7/10[5]

The Checkerboard Lounge was a blues club in Bronzeville, on the South Side of Chicago, which was established in 1972 by Buddy Guy and L.C. Thurman.[6][7]

Track listingEdit

CDEdit

  1. Introductions – 1:44
  2. "You Don't Have to Go" – 5:43
  3. "Baby Please Don't Go" – 11:00
  4. "Hoochie Coochie Man" – 4:18
  5. "Long Distance Call" – 4:49
  6. "Mannish Boy" – 10:25
  7. "Got My Mojo Workin'" – 3:18
  8. "Next Time You See Me" – 11:00
  9. "One Eyed Woman" – 9:44
  10. "Clouds in My Heart" – 6:22
  11. "Champagne and Reefer" – 6:58

DVDEdit

  1. "Sweet Little Angel"
  2. "Flip Flop And Fly"
  3. Muddy Waters Introduction
  4. "You Don’t Have To Go"
  5. "Country Boy"
  6. "Baby Please Don’t Go"
  7. "Hoochie Coochie Man"
  8. "Long Distance Call"
  9. "Mannish Boy"
  10. "Got My Mojo Working"
  11. "Next Time You See Me"
  12. "One Eyed Woman"
  13. "Baby Please Don’t Go (Instrumental)"
  14. "Clouds In My Heart"
  15. "Champagne and Reefer"

PersonnelEdit

Muddy Waters and His Band
Guests

ChartsEdit

DVD ChartsEdit

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Australian Music DVDs Chart[8] 5
Austrian Music DVDs Chart[9] 1
Belgian (Flanders) Music DVDs Chart[10] 6
Belgian (Wallonia) Music DVDs Chart[11] 5
Dutch Music DVDs Chart[12] 2
Swedish DVDs Chart[13] 2
Swiss Music DVDs Chart[14] 3
UK Music Video Chart[15] 6

Album ChartsEdit

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Dutch Albums Chart[16] 34
French Albums Chart[17] 189
German Albums Chart[18] 36
US Blues Albums Chart[19] 15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Leggett, Steve. "Checkerboard Lounge: Live Chicago 1981 – Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  2. ^ "'Muddy Waters & Rolling Stones Live at The Checkerboard Lounge Chicago 1981' Coming to CD/DVD in July". Guitar World. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  3. ^ Sterdan, Darryl (29 July 2012). "Pumpkins Reissue Tops CD Reviews". Jam!. CANOE. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  4. ^ Poole, W. Scott (30 July 2012). "Music & dirty Little Secrets: 'Muddy Waters & the Rolling Stones Live at the Checkerboard Lounge'". PopMatters. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  5. ^ Gill, Andy. "Muddy Waters & the Rolling Stones – Live at the Checkerboard Lounge". Uncut. IPC Media. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Reviving the Classic R&B Sound : Miami Herald". Nl.newsbank.com. 20 February 1986. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  7. ^ Parnell, Sean, "The New Checkerboard Lounge", The Chicago Bar Project
  8. ^ "ARIA Top 40 Music DVD" (PDF). The ARIA Report (1169): 22. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  9. ^ "Austria Top 40 – Musik-DVDs Top 10 20.07.2012". austriancharts.at (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  10. ^ "Muddy Waters / The Rolling Stones – Checkerboard Lounge / Live Chicago 1981 [DVD]". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  11. ^ "Muddy Waters / The Rolling Stones – Checkerboard Lounge / Live Chicago 1981 [DVD]". ultratop.be (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  12. ^ "Dutch Charts Portal". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  13. ^ "Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 22 November 2012. Search for Rolling Stones and click Sök.
  14. ^ "Swiss Charts – Music DVD Top 10 22.07.2012". swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  15. ^ "2012–07–21 Top 40 Music Video Archive". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  16. ^ "Muddy Waters / The Rolling Stones – Checkerboard Lounge / Live Chicago 1981". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  17. ^ "Muddy Waters / The Rolling Stones – Checkerboard Lounge / Live Chicago 1981". lescharts.com (in French). Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  18. ^ "Album – Muddy Waters / The Rolling Stones – Checkerboard Lounge / Live Chicago 1981 [DVD]". charts.de (in German). Media Control. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  19. ^ "Checkerboard Lounge: Live Chicago 1981 – Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones: Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 22 November 2012.