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“I’ve only been singing this since 1970. It was about time we cut it and get it out there. [Laughs] The thing was, I couldn’t play the guitar on it. I’m a thumb picker, and I needed a guitarist like Jim Suhler who could play it really good. And Tom Hambridge could play the drums really good, too.
“Vocally, this song was almost tailor-made for me. I studied Howlin’ Wolf a lot. I mean, look how far he and Johnny Cash went with their voices. Or, dare I say it, look how far Mick Jagger went in the early days with his voice.
"Do The Do was made for me, but once again, I couldn’t play the guitar on it, so I needed a good, soulful blues guitarist like Suhler to lay down the riff for me. Once he came on board, we were able to do it and really get it right.”