Eddie "Guitar" Burns has been a fixture of the Detroit blues scene since his arrival in the late 1940s when he recorded with John Lee Hooker. He became Hooker's guitar player for a long stretch, but also achieved notoriety as a songwriter, the most successful was "Orange Driver" which was covered by the J. Geils Band. Burns also recorded for Chess and Motown. On this album he does some songs from his stint with Motown (their only blues artist) and many newly penned tunes. Backing musicians include his brother Jimmy Burns on guitar and Funk Brothers piano player Joe Hunter.