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Sonny Boy Williamson - One Way Out Album

Performer: Sonny Boy Williamson
Genre: Blues
Title: One Way Out
Country: US
Released: 1977
Style: Chicago Blues, Harmonica Blues
Label: Chess
Catalog Number: CHV 417, CHV417
FLAC version ZIP size: 2372 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 2576 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2945 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 515


1This Is My Apartment2:37
2Have You Ever Been In Love2:51
3One Way Out1:59
4You Killing Me3:26
5I Know What Love Is All About2:37
6Good Evening Everybody2:32
7Don't Lose Your Eye3:03
8Born Blind2:30
9Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide2:17
10I Wonder Why1:32
11Work With Me2:51
12Cool Disposition2:40
13Too Close Together2:11
14Keep It To Yourself2:46
15Like Wolf2:48


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CHV-417Sonny Boy Williamson One Way Out ‎(LP, Comp)ChessCHV-417US1975
CHC-9116Sonny Boy Williamson One Way Out ‎(Cass, Comp, RE)ChessCHC-9116US1984
30232213Sonny Boy Williamson One Way Out ‎(LP, Comp)Chess30232213Spain1982
CH9116Sonny Boy Williamson One Way Out ‎(LP, Comp, RE)MCA Records, ChessCH9116Italy1990
5720869Sonny Boy Williamson One Way Out ‎(Cass, Comp)PGP RTB, Chess5720869YugoslaviaUnknown


  • Art DirectionNeil Terk
  • BassWillie Dixon (tracks: A1, A4, A5, B1 to B8)
  • Compiled By, Edited By [Assistance]Bruce Bromberg, Zaven Jambazian
  • Compiled By, Edited By, Liner NotesPete Welding
  • Composed BySonny Boy Williamson , Willie Dixon (tracks: B4)
  • DrumsFred Below (tracks: A1 to A7, B2 to B8), Odie Payne (tracks: B1)
  • GuitarJimmy Rogers (tracks: A2, A3, A6), Luther Tucker (tracks: A1, A4, A5, A7 to B8), Muddy Waters (tracks: A2, A3, A6), Robert Lockwood Jr. (tracks: A1, A4, A5, A7 to B8)
  • Photography By [Cover]Valerie Wilmer
  • PianoLafayette Leake (tracks: A7), Otis Spann (tracks: A1 to A3, A6, B1, B7), Unknown Artist (tracks: B4)
  • Producer [Original Recordings]Leonard & Phil Chess
  • Vocals, HarmonicaSonny Boy Williamson
  • Written-BySonny Boy Williamson , Willie Dixon (tracks: B4)


Original recordings produced by Leonard and Phil Chess.

Tracks A2, A3, A5, A6, B2, B3 and B5 to B8 not previously released.

On back cover: © ℗ 1977 Chess Records, a division of All Platinum Record Group.
On labels: ℗ 1975 GRT Corp.

Cat.# CHV 417 on front & back cover.
Cat.# CHV417 on sleeve spine.


  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): CHV 417-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): CHV 417-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): 1 2267-A Δ [Union Jack symbol] CH 417 A B-11
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): 1 2267-B Δ [Union Jack symbol] CH 417 B B-11


  • Record Company – All Platinum Record Group
  • Published By – Arc Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – GRT Corporation
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chess Records
  • Copyright (c) – Chess Records
  • Pressed By – Keel Mfg. Corp.


The way he plays harmonica is straight out of the country, with only a slight trace of the kind of microphone and amplifier distortion that the slightly younger Little Walter would exploit. Even the way these two harmonica men solo is quite different. Williamson can and does give individual notes detailed attention, creating a sound that could make a listener think the instrument responsible must be the size of a car, not something small enough to be tucked into a shirt pocket. One Way Out is a blues song first recorded and released in the early-mid-1960s by Sonny Boy Williamson II and Elmore James, an R&B hit under a different name for G. Crockett who also recorded as G. Davy Crockett in the mid-1960s, and then popularized to rock audiences in the early 1970s and onward by The Allman Brothers Band. As with many blues songs, the history of One Way Out falls into murk. It seems to have been originally recorded by Elmore James at Beltone Studios in New York City in. The Sonny Boy Williamson single One Way Out, Nine Below Zero is released. This is the first release of One Way Out. Elmore James recorded it already in late 1960 or early 1961, but that recording was never released. Sonny Boy Williamson recorded a different version of One Way Out with Buddy Guy in 1963. The Allman Brothers Band recorded One Way Out on June 27, 1971 at the Fillmore East in New York. It was released in 1972 on their Eat A Peach album. One Way Out. Sonny Boy Williamson. One Way Out is a live album by the Allman Brothers Band. It is the first live album to feature Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks together, although both had appeared separately on previous live albums. It was recorded during the group's annual Beacon Theatre run in New York City on March 25 and 26, 2003, and released a year later. The album features extended jams and guitar solos that showcase the virtuosity of Trucks and Haynes. While the original Allman Brothers Band focused both on jazz-based soloing. Watch the video for One Way Out from Sonny Boy Williamson's His Best for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Friday 13 December 2019. Saturday 14 December 2019. Sunday 15 December 2019. Monday 16 December 2019. Bass Willie DixonDrums Fred BelowGuitar Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood , Vocals Sonny Boy Williamson 2Piano Unknown ArtistWritten-By Sonny Boy Williamson 2, Willie Dixon. Like Wolf. Bass Willie DixonDrums Fred BelowGuitar Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood , Vocals Sonny Boy Williamson 2Written-By Sonny Boy Williamson 2. Sonny Boy Williamson Rice Miller Format: Audio CD. The list of great solos here would include virtually the entire album, but special standouts are on You Killing Me, Don't Lose Your Eye, I Wonder Why, and I Know What Love Is All About. Also keep an ear open for Like Wolf, a slower song that stretches its musical tension almost to the breaking point. Features Song Lyrics for Sonny Boy Williamson's One Way Out album. Sonny Boy Williamson - One Way Out Album. Artist: Sonny Boy Williamson. Album: One Way Out. Keep Your Hand Out of My Pocket. One Way Out is a blues music album recording by SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON II released in 1975 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette