The Doors - Back Door Man (2006 Remastered). I learned The Doors' great version of "Back Door Man" before I had the privilege of learning Howling' Wolf's version. The Doors recorded this as Side 2, Track 1 on their debut album, The Doors (1967).
Howlin' Wolf - "Back Door Man" (with, unless I am mistaken, Tommy Shannon, later of Double Trouble, on bass). The song was written for Wolf by the great Willie Dixon, and re-arranged and famously covered by The Doors.
Willie Dixon - Back door man Back Door Man" is a blues song written by Willie Dixon for Howlin' Wolf, released by Chess Records as a B-side to Wolf's "Wang Dang Doodle" in 1961. The song's author Willie Dixon recorded it on his 1970 album I Am The Blues.
The title “Backdoor Man” is an old jazz slang designation for a guy who sneaks around the homes of married women. Sung Vanita Smythe, an African American singer who came to prominence in the 1940s for her daring lyrics………