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listen  1. On the Road Again (2005 - Remaster)Canned Heat 4:56$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Going Up The Country (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 2:51$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Amphetamine Annie (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 3:32$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Rollin' And Tumblin' (Live) (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 4:14$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Dust My Broom (Live) (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 4:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Bullfrog Blues (Live) (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 3:07$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Henry's Shuffle (Remix) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 4:51$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Fried Hockey Boogie (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat11:02$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Same All Over (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 2:52$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Time Was (2005 - Remaster)Canned Heat 3:22$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. Low Down (And High Up) (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 2:52$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. Poor Moon (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 3:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. Let's Work Together (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 3:13$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. Future Blues (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 2:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. Human Condition (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 5:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen16. Whiskey And Wimmen' (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat And John Lee Hooker 4:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen17. Long Way From L.A. (24-Bit Remastering 05) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 3:07$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. Rockin' With The King (2005 - Remaster)Canned Heat With Little Richard 3:16$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen19. Rock & Roll Music (24-Bit Remastering) (2005 Digital Remaster)Canned Heat 2:27$1.29  Buy MP3 

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Emerging in 1966, Canned Heat was founded by blues historians and record collectors Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson and Bob "The Bear" Hite. They gained international attention and secured their niche in the pages of rock 'n roll history with their performances at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival (along with Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and The Who) and the headlining slot at the ... Read more in Amazon's Canned Heat Store

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (May 24, 2005)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Capitol
  • ASIN: B0008G2ETQ
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,537 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

The greatest single disc collection of Canned Heat ever assembled! Over 75 minutes of boogie rock! Includes the smash singles 'On the Road Again', 'Goin' Up the Country', 'Let's Work Together' and the previously unreleased song 'Henry's Shuffle'. EMI. 2005.

Customer Reviews

The remastered sound is great too.
swamper
If you love blues, southern rock and some great music, do not miss out on Canned Heat.
Jack B. Stephens
I have looked for a very long time for this CD.
Lois E. Sherman

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54 of 58 people found the following review helpful By The Footpath Cowboy VINE VOICE on June 26, 2005
Format: Audio CD
THE VERY BEST OF CANNED HEAT is the best anthology of Canned Heat assembled up to this point. At 19 songs, it's more economical than the double-disc UNCANNED!, yet more complete than the EMI BEST OF or COOKBOOK. Sadly Bob Hite, Al Wilson, and Henry Vestine died in 1970, 1981, and 1997, respectively, so they will never be able to capitalize on this anthology's release.
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58 of 63 people found the following review helpful By Jack B. Stephens on November 26, 2005
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This is some New Orleans/Mississippi blues at its best with a bit of southern rock thrown in!!! Canned Heat is one of the most underrated groups of all time. They are great. They were improperly labeled a group of 60s hippies, but they were much more than that. Yes, they did appear at Woodstock and maybe that is why they were never recognized as what they truly were. This CD will show you the real Canned Heat. No doubt, "On The Road Again" and "Going Up The Country" are very classic songs and actually are the songs that made me buy the CD. They have always been two of my favorite songs of all time. These should always be in everyone's top list of classic songs, but wait until you hear what else is here. This is spectacular. If you love blues, southern rock and some great music, do not miss out on Canned Heat. They got it!!!!!! Get this!!!! Now!!!!! There ain't no bad songs here............
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27 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Charles Foster Kane on September 19, 2006
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This CD is great! It contains the very best and most comprehensive collection of Canned Heat singles. And, the recorded sound is extraordinary...much better than the original releases in most cases. If you like Canned Heat, whose legend continues to grow, then you will LOVE this CD.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By T. A. Smith on July 19, 2006
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This album is by far the best compilation out there, if you wish a good solid concise overview of one of maybe a half-dozen bands who could make po bedevilled blues lovers like me and my friends git down on our knees and cry! real tears! because they were (and remain, dead or alive) one of the absolute best blues bands ever. The respect these guys had for their material is evident in every song, and they practiced long and hard, obviously, to get the sound they wanted. Buy this, at any price between ten and fifteen bucks, I'd say, it's worth it. You might want to pick up "Future Blues" as well. Contrary to what some revisionists now say, that was the LP we decided was the ultimate blues album, back in the day. Noone would never top that. (After awhile on our knees, weeping again)...I've haven't heard any better since.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By D. Allen on July 9, 2008
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In addition to all the great things the other reviewers have to say about the disc, I'll add that the sound quality is excellent too. For whatever reason, this band's albums have been overlooked by Capitol. If you want one of their studio albums on CD, you have overpriced poor sounding imports made by budget reissue companies to choose from - not a good situation. It's obvious from the sound of this compilation that Capital has access to some first generation tapes. Let's just hope that someday they'll properly reissue them with the dignity this band's catalog deserves.
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful By The Bluze Brother on March 21, 2007
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I am a Chicago Electric Blues man and was brought up on that kind of music. When the white bands decided to start covering black muscic I was some what dubious. I remember when Canned Heat first came out. I was immediately impressed with their style it was almost like listening to some of the better blues artists at the time. This compilation has assembled a ton of good ear stuff. I particulary liked .......... "Dust My Broom," (almost an Elmore James sound)" Bullfrog Blues," (that cooks)" Rollin and Tumblin" (a traditional black blues song also). They have one of their John Lee Hooker tracts "Whiskey and Women" which is awesome. This sucker even has a Little Richard combo on it.....what more can you ask! Well you can ask for the two songs they are most noted for "On The Road Again," and "Goin Up To Country" ...awesome baby..but the icing on the cake to me was "Let's Work Together." Buy it, try it and you will like it. Joliet Jayke the Bluze Brother would not steer you wrong...now go order it so you can gettin some "Heat" in your soul.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Michael K. Olson on January 6, 2007
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It had been over 30 years since I listened to a song by Canned Heat. I liked them somewhat in the 60's and early 70's but they were by no means one of Wow, I forgot how great they were. These guys could play some music. Maybe my tastes in music have matured as I have, I am now 54 yrs. old but I just really appreciate the talent that was Canned Heat. Kick back, and flash back, you will be glad you did.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By R. Clarke on November 13, 2007
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This is a great collection of tunes by a truly fun and in their day unique band. They always had tunes that translated well into long jams with an infectious groove reminicient of the DEAD. One of the best things about this particular collection is that it includes "LETS WORK TOGETHER",a really foot thumping,head boobin beat song that is often left off of other CANNED HEAT collections. A must for any sixties collection or for anyone who just loves to BOOGIE!!!
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