Johnny 'Guitar' Watson* ‎– The Gangster Is Back

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Red Lightnin' ‎– RL 0013, Red Lightnin' ‎– RL0013
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A1 Too Tired
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Piano, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
A2 Don't Touch Me
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Piano, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
A3 Hot Little Mama
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Piano, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
A4 Blues Side
A5 I Love To Love You
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Piano, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
A6 Oh Baby
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar, Piano – Johnny Watson*
A7 Someone Cares For Me
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar, Piano – Johnny Watson*
A8 She Moves Me
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Piano, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
B1 Love Me Baby
Baritone Saxophone – Jim WynnBass – Ted BrunsonGuitar – Rene HallTenor Saxophone – Maxwell DavisTrumpet, Piano, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
B2 Gangster Of Love
Trumpet, Saxophone, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Bumps Blackwell Orch.*Vocals, Piano – Johnny Watson*
B3 One Room Country Shack
Trumpet, Saxophone, Guitar, Bass, Drums – Bumps Blackwell Orch.*Vocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
B4 Acoustic Instrumental
B5 One More Kiss
Guitar – Barney KesselTenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
B6 Johnny Guitar
Bass, Drums, Chorus – Unknown ArtistProducer – Cliff Goldsmith, Fred Smith (3)Vocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
B7 Looking Back
Piano, Electric Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*
B8 The Eagle Is Back
Piano, Electric Bass, Drums – Unknown ArtistVocals, Guitar – Johnny Watson*

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Discographical Information
Throughout the album in extremely odd places the music will segue into comments from blues Godfather Johnny Otis, plus an occassional instrumental break featuring Johnny Watson and Shuggie Otis on acoustic guitars.
Los Angeles, early 1955 [A1 to A3, A5]
Los Angeles, 1956 [A6 to B1]
Los Angeles, 1957 [B2, B3]
Los Angeles, 1959 [B5]
Los Angeles, 1960 [B6]
Los Angeles, 1961 [B7, B8]
[Liner notes] January, 1976.
Made in Great Britain

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (Boxed): MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched): RL 013 A G LYN-11348 113 48
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched): RL 013 B LYN 11349 LYN-11349

Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RL 0013, R.L. 0013 Johnny 'Guitar' Watson* The Gangster Is Back(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) Red Lightnin', Red Lightnin' RL 0013, R.L. 0013 UK 1976 Sell This Version
CD DRIVE 3203 Johnny 'Guitar' Watson* The Gangster Is Back(CD, Comp) Drive (3) CD DRIVE 3203 Switzerland Unknown Sell This Version
CB011 Johnny Guitar Watson The Gangster Is Back(CD, Comp) Weton-Wesgram CB011 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
JTU AL 76 Johnny Guitar Watson The Gangster Is Back(LP, Comp) Surprise (3) JTU AL 76 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
CB12001F, R.L. 0013 Johnny 'Guitar' Watson* Original Blues Sessions CD6(CD, Comp) Weton-Wesgram, Red Lightnin' CB12001F, R.L. 0013 Netherlands 2007 Sell This Version

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