Comes on opaque grey vinyl LP.
“Moanin’ in the Moonlight” is a landmark blues album by the legendary Howlin’ Wolf, originally released in 1959 – this is the 2021 reissue. This album stands as an enduring testament to the raw, primal power of Delta blues and solidifies Howlin’ Wolf’s status as one of the most influential and iconic figures in the history of the genre. With his deep, gravelly voice and commanding stage presence, Howlin’ Wolf brings a sense of urgency and authenticity to every track on this album. “Moanin’ in the Moonlight” is a collection of blues classics that exude emotion, pain, and longing. From the haunting “Smokestack Lightning” to the mournful “Evil,” each song captures the essence of the Mississippi Delta blues, with its tales of hardship, love, and the human condition.
The album’s instrumentation, featuring Wolf’s powerful vocals, harmonica, and a tight backing band, creates a hypnotic and immersive sonic landscape. The interplay between Wolf’s haunting voice and his skilled musicians infuses each song with a unique energy that resonates with listeners to this day. This album is an essential listen for anyone interested in the roots of American blues and the enduring legacy of artists like Howlin’ Wolf. “Moanin’ in the Moonlight” continues to captivate audiences with its timeless, soul-stirring music that connects the listener to the heart and soul of the blues tradition.