Stunning work from the great Dale Hawkins – a singer you may only know from the title track of this collection, but one who made some of the hardest, fiercest rock and roll on Chess
Records in the 50s! Dale hailed from Louisiana, where much of this music was cut – but he also worked with Chess
up in Chicago, where he seems to have picked up some slight bluesy currents in his rhythms – especially on the tracks that feature musicians like Roy Buchanan on guitar and Lafayette Leake on piano! Yet even on his own, and even on the early material recorded in Shreveport, Hawkins has a hell of a sound – a blend of R&B and rockabilly that was forged way down in the swamps, and came back bubbling up with a hell of a lot of power! CD features 18 tracks in all – including "Crossties", "Lovin Bug", "Four Letter Word", "Suzie Q", "Little Pig", "Tornado", "Juanita", "Baby Baby", and "Ain't That Lovin You Baby".