Rolling Stones axeman Keith Richards has listed his top ten blues tracks of all time in a recent interview with Planet Rock Radio.
Richards' list features "Live In Vain" by Robert Johnson, who Richards says is "one of the most innovative and very sensitive blues songwriters of all time," Bo Diddley, who he called "the original gangster," and Howlin' Wolf, who Richards says "could scare ghosts away. He was enormous."
Richards' Top Ten:
- Jimmy Reed - "You Got Me Dizzy"
- Muddy Waters - "Still a Fool"
- Chuck Berry - "Let it Rock"
- Little Walter - "Key to the Highway"
- Howlin' Wolf "Red Rooster"
- John Lee Hooker - "Boom Boom"
- Otis Redding - "These Arms of Mine"
- Bo Diddley "Mona"
- Freddie King - "Goin' Down"
- Robert Johnson "Love in Vain"
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