This 14-song quasi-best-of anthology appeared during a murky period in which the Chess catalog was briefly owned by the Sugar Hill label. Thus it was only available for a short time, and all of the material has since appeared on other compilations. If you happen upon it and just want some of Muddy Waters's best stuff, though, it's not bad at all, featuring prime late-'40s and '50s cuts like "I Just Want to Make Love to You," "Long Distance Call," "Tiger in Your Tank," and "Walking Thru the Park."
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AllMusic Review by Richie Unterberger