I Got My Mojo Working - Long John Baldry - Long John Baldry & Friends (Vinyl, LP, Album)
Label: Music Line Records - ML002 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Limited Edition • Country: Canada • Genre: Blues, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Chicago Blues
John William "Long John" Baldry (12 January – 21 July ) was an English-Canadian blues singer, musician and voice actor. In the s, he was one of the first British vocalists to sing the blues in clubs and shared the stage with many British musicians including the Rolling Stones and the achieving stardom, Rod Stewart and Elton John were members of bands led by Baldry.
· The song, of course, is not Long John Baldry‘s, but Muddy Waters‘s. Or is it? After no small amount of time in court, “Got My Mojo Workin’” (or, alternatively, “I’ve Got My Mojo Working”) has been credited to a little-known fellow named Preston Foster, who wrote it in about
I got my mojo working, but it just don't work on you. I want to love you so bad, 'till I just don't know what to do. I'm going down to Louisiana, to get me a mojo hand. I'm going down to Louisiana, to get me a mojo hand. I'm gonna have all you women, get you under my command. I got my mojo working. I got my mojo working.
When Davies died in , the group became Long John Baldry & His Hoochie Coochie Men, and he recorded his first album with them. Long John's Blues was a great collection of jazz-flavoured R&B numbers, including such classics as Muddy Waters' "I Got My Mojo Working", Willie Dixon's "My Babe" and "Hoochie Coochie Man", Eddie Boyd's "Five Long.
The album was released the following spring to the German audience with six tracks that became the stand-alone album LONG JOHN BALDRY & FRIENDS in Canada. Recorded live at Mushroom Studios over one day in September '86, it was highlighted by reworkings of hits from his youth, including "Black Girl" and "I Got My Mojo Workin'.".
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