Killing Floor (2:48)

Cover of The Chess Box, Disc 3, 1963 - 1973

From The Chess Box, Disc 3, 1963 - 1973 and 63 other releases

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I shoulda quit you, a long time ago,
I shoulda quit you, baby, a long time ago,
I shoulda quit you pretty baby, and went on to Mexico.

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  • Songs_of_Myself

    His is my favorite version of this song that everyone seems to have recorded...

    21 Mar 10:01pm Reply
  • Storchel

    Love it....

    24 Oct 2014 Reply
  • leha9023

    просто охренеть как хороша

    5 Sep 2014 Reply
  • CaPePo

    love this video (below, i hope it worked this time, posted once before, as 'Carlana'), scary and beautiful, haha

    4 Apr 2014 Reply
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  • yogijohn888

    had to be the wolf from the 1st seconds of the track. would love to talk to jimi hendrix about this version.

    15 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Carlana, please delete the videos, put this one there instead :

    21 Mar 2013 Reply
  • CescaJanece


    7 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Chsnthewnd

    LOVE that old school Blues!!!

    29 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Brzehwa

    Owww. Its so sexy. I love you mister Howlin WOLF

    22 Jun 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    From 1964,even though I was a wee young lad,I remember it!.. My Old Man always had some 'Wolf in his collections..He liked Hubert Sumlin"s(RIP) famous riffs/12-bar blues! and Buddy Guy,on accoustic guitar! on this version,I remember him saying...For me tho,the song and the times of that era have evolved with these versions of "Killing Floor"..Think about it!!!..You had Jimi doing it early on circa 1965-66,as he sat in with Cream,The "Experience and finally,at "Monterrey Pop" in 'Summer '67 ..You had Led Zep doing "Floor" live in 1968-68..Early performance/live recordings of "Floor"eventually became(Led Zep II's) "The Lemon Song"..What did it for me,was Mike Bloomfield's "Electric Flag" with its intro irrelevance of "Floor" directed towards then-Prez LBJ--His speech was cut off amid Music and laughter(A few raspberries -" THHHHTTTT"-- thrown in for effect,too !!)..Heady times of youth gone bye!!!

    2 Jun 2012 Reply
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    22 Apr 2012 Reply
  • PattySauce

    great stuff!!!

    9 Apr 2012 Reply


    5 Mar 2012 Reply

    Love this stuff.thank god Jimmy Hendrix did too.

    4 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Roy1968Wood

    Wolf and Sumlin...A combination made in heaven and that is where they are playing today. R.I.P.

    26 Feb 2012 Reply
  • bluesfiete

    Howlin'; Muddy, John Lee usw ............einer besser als der andere ...........und alle haben in der ersten Liga gespielt !!!

    10 Feb 2012 Reply
  • staklee2002mj

    i was 15 when i heard this guy i was on the road before the word hippy was invented it's a wonder i was never injured must have had an angel on my shoulder but i had a great time hitching all over the uk

    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • viperwilson

    I am sorry but i still think Muddy was better!! Both great but Muddy was better!

    14 Nov 2011 Reply
  • lwills84

    LOVE IT!

    5 Nov 2011 Reply
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