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Elmore JamesHits & Rarities ... CD
Fuel 2000, 1960s. Used ... $5.99
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Elmore James/John BrimWhose Muddy Shoes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Chess (Japan), 1950s. Used ... $6.99
A great entry in the Chess Heritage Series at the end of the 60s – one that features rare 50s Chicago recordings by Elmore James, plus some even more obscure sides by lesser-known singer John Brim! James' style is well known, and well-executed here – rough and raw, but with a good ... read more CD
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Etta JamesDeep In The Night ... CD
Bullseye Blues, 1978. Used ... $9.99
Titles include "Laying Beside You", "Only Women Bleed", "Lovesick Blues", "Piece Of My Heart", "Strange Man", and "Blind Girl". (Soul, Blues) CD
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Blind Willie JohnsonSoul Of A Man ... CD
Universe, Late 20s/Early 30s. Used ... $7.99
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Jimmy JohnsonI'm A Jockey ... CD
Birdology/Verve, 1993. Used ... $4.99
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Roy Lee JohnsonWhen A Guitar Plays The Blues ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1960s. New Copy ... $13.99 21.98
Wicked early work from Roy Lee Johnson – a hell of a guitarist, and a soulful singer as well! The package brings together a whopping 30 tracks from Johnson's years at Okeh Records, and runs up to some sweet sides for Philips as well – tracing a great evolution from the late R&B ... (Soul, Blues) read more CD

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Kid RamosWest Coast House Party ... CD
Evidence, 2000. Used ... $6.99
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Albert KingMore Big Blues ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Albert King may have broke big on Stax Records at the end of the 60s, but he was already a hell of a talent at the start of the decade – as you'll hear here on this stunning collection of early singles and rare tracks for King Records and the Bobbin label! The package is a searing assortment ... read more CD

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BB KingBB King – The Complete Kent/RPM Recordings 1950 to 1965 – The Life, Times, & Blues Of BB King In All His Glory (17CDs/LP/book) ... CD
Kent/P-Vine (Japan), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 17CD, LP & Book ... $379.99
One of the most expensive box sets you'll ever hope to own – but a package that's totally worth it, too – as a huge document of the sublime early years of the great BB King! King hit the mainstream big in the late 60s with his classic recordings for ABC, and a lot more in the 70s for ... read more CD

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BB KingBB King – The Vintage Years (4CD set) ... CD
Ace (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $35.99 59.99
The vintage years are some of the best years for the legendary BB King – served up here in a package that focuses strongly on the music he made during his first 15 years in the studio, with lots of rare tracks for the RPM, Crown, and Kent Records labels – including a few titles that ... read more CD

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✨✧ BB KingBB King Sings Spirituals (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A genius early combination from BB King – his own majestic vocals and a host of spiritual sounds that bring out a whole new side of his talents! The pairing is unusual – as King hardly cut much other material in this manner – and the record puts aside his famous guitar work to ... read more CD

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BB KingBlues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), 1958. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
An album named after a genre, but one that offers up the very special focus that BB King brought to blues music – especially in these early years of his career! King's a giant at this point – a hell of a singer, with a sound that's a key bridge between gospel and soul – and a ... read more CD

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BB KingEasy Listening Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), 1962. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Hardly an easy listening album at all – given that the legendary BB King is at the height of his powers, and turns out some wonderful work throughout! However, there is one difference that might warrant the title – the set's all instrumental, and makes for an even greater focus on King' ... read more CD

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✨✧ BB KingGreat BB King (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), 1960. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
The definitely got the title right here – as BB King is plenty great, and already a powerhouse in these early years of his career! King sprung forth from the Memphis scene almost fully-formed – and in addition to his famous guitar work, he was also a hell of a singer who could bring a ... read more CD

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BB KingHere's One You Didn't Know About – From The RPM & Kent Vaults ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
An excellent collection of rare work from the legendary BB King – a selection of 25 tracks from the vaults of RPM and Kent Records, 23 of which appear here for the first time ever! Some cuts are alternates, some are different versions of other recordings – and all are pretty darn ... read more CD
Also available Here's One You Didn't Know About – From The RPM & Kent Vaults ... CD 12.99

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BB KingHere's One You Didn't Know About – From The RPM & Kent Vaults ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $12.99
An excellent collection of rare work from the legendary BB King – a selection of 25 tracks from the vaults of RPM and Kent Records, 23 of which appear here for the first time ever! Some cuts are alternates, some are different versions of other recordings – and all are pretty darn ... read more CD
Also available Here's One You Didn't Know About – From The RPM & Kent Vaults ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ BB KingLive & Well ... CD
BGO (UK), 1969. Used ... $9.99
BB King not just live, but well-recorded in the studio too – in this classic ABC set that showcases both sides of his talents! Side one is the live set – and it's arguably better than any of the previous other concert recordings he did for the label – with a tighter, moodier feel ... read more CD

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✨✧ BB KingLive At The Apollo ... CD
GRP, 1991. Used ... $2.99
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(BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingLive At The Regal ... CD
MCA, 1965. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 ... read more CD

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✨✧ BB KingLive In Cook County Jail ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1971. Used ... $3.99
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 ... read more CD
 
 



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