I'm in the mood

Alternate title
Three voice original mood

MM 1636 Version 1

United Sound Systems
Detroit, MI, August 7 1951

Original release
Modern 835

John Lee Hooker, vcl/gtr;  John Lee Hooker, overdubbed 2nd and 3rd vcl/gtr;  Eddie Kirkland, gtr

Produced by
Bernard "Bernie" Besman

78 rpm
Modern 835

45 rpm
Kent 332, Modern 835, Modern MX24

Ace LP 37, America Records 30 AM 6068, Bellaphon BLS5523, Crown LP 5157, Crown LP 5238, Kent KST 559, Official  6029, United Artists LP 127, United US‑7725, United US‑7769

Ace CDCHD 315, Ace JLHBOX 019, Acrobat ACQCD 7103, Big3 Records BT3229, Body & Soul 3074242, Capitol 8 33912 2, Craft Recordings CR00015, Documents 600258, Hip‑O Records B0006127‑02, Hip‑O Records B0008590‑02, JSP Records JSPCD7703, Proper Records INTRO CD 2038, Proper Records PROPERBOX 111, Rhino CD R2 70572, Rhino R2 71915, Shout! Factory 8 26663 10198, Shout! Factory 8 26663 11289, Southern Routes SR‑2505, SPV Recordings SPVCD 95940, Timeless Classic Albums DOLCD0475, Union Square Music INTROTCD01, Union Square Music SIMPTNCD026, Virgin 72435‑82741‑2‑7

Bernard ”Bernie” Besman was the producer of Hooker’s singles for Modern and Sensation from 1948-1952 at United Sound Systems Studios on 5840 2nd Boulevard in Detroit, with studio owner James Siracuse’s son Joe Siracuse as engineer. From late 1952 (when Besman moved to California) Joe Bihari from Modern and Joe Siracuse took care of the productions.