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Bobby Blue BlandHis California Album ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1973. Used ... $2.99
A nice little record from Bobby – quite different from his 60s sides for Duke/Peacock, and recorded in California (as you might guess from the title!) with a smoother more soulful approach. The style works well for Bobby – and kind of gave him a new lease on life during the 70s, as he mixed his rougher bluesy vocals with some hipper arrangements – still quite deep in soul, but with a compressed sound that creates a new mode of expression. Titles include "Goin Down Slow", "Up & Down World", "Help Me Through The Day", "Where My Baby Went", "Friday The 13th Child", "This Time I'm Gone For Good", and "I've Got To Use My Imagination". CD
(Booklet is intact but pages are stuck together from water damage.)

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Bobby Blue BlandSweet Vibrations ... LP
MCA, 1980. Very Good- ... $1.99
Produced by Monk Higgins and Al Bell – who give the record a surprisingly soulful groove! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a few stains, and some pen on the back.)

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BB KingLive At The Regal ... CD
MCA, 1965. Used ... $3.99
An excellent set by BB King – one of his best from the 60s, and a smoking live set recorded at Chicago's legendary Regal Theatre! The enthusiasm at the venue shows that BB's Memphis-honed style is a perfect fit for the electrified Chicago sound of the 60s – and the recording really brings out some wonderful responses from the audience – making the record a blues equivalent of James Brown's famous Live At The Apollo set! The record features introductions by Chicago DJs Pervis Spann and E Rodney Jones – and tracks include "Every Day", "Please Love Me", "Worry Worry", "Woke Up This Morning", "Help The Poor", and "You Upset Me Baby". CD

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Jimmy RogersComplete Chess Recordings ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s. Used 2 CDs ... $16.99
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Muddy WatersElectric Mud ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1968. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
The funk-tinged, pyschedelic soul album from Muddy Waters – one that irritated many a blues purist in its day – but it's finally reaching its earned status as a leftfield gem! You know, in the immediate years after this one (and similar funky blues albums on Chess/Cadet) was released, it was downplayed as a cheap attempt to sell out Muddy's classic blues sound. These days, it's treasured by many of us as a unique funky session that merged the best of Chicago's funk, soul, and blues worlds – taking Muddy's sound way past earlier records and into uncharted waters. It's similar to some of the work on Chess at the time by Bo Diddley and Etta James – and it includes lots of nice updated groovers like "I'm A Man", "I Just Want To Make Love to You", "Hoochie Coochie Man", "Same Thing", "She's All Right", and "Tom Cat". Arrangements are by Charles Stepney, too! CD
Also available Electric Mud ... LP 9.99

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Muddy WatersHis Best 1947 to 1955 ... CD
Chess/MCA, Late 40s/1950s. Used ... $3.99
(Out of print.)

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Muddy WatersHis Best 1956 to 1964 ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $5.99
(Out of print.)

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VariousChess Blues (4CD box set) ... CD
Chess/MCA, Late 40s/1950s/1960s. Used 4CD + Book ... $11.99
(Barcode has a mark.)

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VariousLiving The Blues – 1950 to 1952 Blues Classics ... CD
Time Life/MCA, 1950/1951/1952. Used ... $3.99
(Out of print.)

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New BB KingBlues Summit ... CD
MCA, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock

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New Bobby BlandI Pity The Fool – The Duke-Peacock Recordings Vol 1 – 1952 to 1960 ... CD
MCA, 1950s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)

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New Bobby BlandTurn On Your Love Light – Duke Recordings Vol 2 ... CD
MCA, Early 60s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)

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New BB KingKeep it Coming (voc, inst)/Ain't Nobody Home (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
Featuring Heavy D and D'Angelo. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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New BB King & Bobby BlandTogether For The First Time – Live ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1974. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mid 70s meeting of two seminal blues talents from the Memphis scene – singer Bobby Blue Bland, and legendary guitarist BB King! The pair were both working for ABC at the time – major label fame after years woodshedding in the indies – and hitting well-deserved fame for their huge talents – still as fresh here as they were a decade before, and unmarred by any studio sanitization in this great live set! The record does an especially good job of bringing together the artists verbally – letting Bobby and BB open up and rap a bit during the songs – yet still having plenty of space to go into their own thing musically, too. Titles include "It's My Own Fault", "I'll Take Care Of You", "I'm Sorry", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Goin Down Slow", and a great long Medley track. CD
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New BB KingLive In Cook County Jail ... LP
ABC, 1971. Near Mint- ... $9.99
BB King live at the Cook County Jail in Chicago – and given the amount of great live shows going on in the institution during the early 70s, the jail must have been one hell of a place to be incarcerated! This classic features BB King entertaining the prisoners with a wickedly sharp blues set – done, like most prison live shows, with an edge that's often missing from more conventional concerts – plenty gritty, both on the vocals and guitar, with a sound the Chicago audience must have loved! Titles include "How Blue Can You Get", "Worry Worry", "Sweet Sixteen", "The Thrill Is Gone", "Please Accept My Love", and "Every Day I Have The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on MCA.)

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New BB KingMidnight Believer ... LP
ABC, 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the most tightly-produced of BB King's albums for MCA, but a set that's still filled with undeniable charm – and which really shows King more than able to step up to some well-deserved superstardom! There's a bit of an LA finish to the backings, but things are never too smooth – and BB's vocals and guitar both really shine in this setting – with inflections and edges that are just wonderful throughout! The balance is great – that rare ability that MCA had to serve up such records at the time – and titles include "A World Full Of Strangers", "Midnight Believer", "Never Make A Move Too Soon", "Hold On", "I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone", and "When It All Comes Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)