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XOur Chicago roots run deep here, with plenty of postwar Chicago blues -- plus delta blues, folk blues, electric blues, pre-war blues, and more!

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Lightnin HopkinsGold Star Sessions Vol 1 ... CD
Arhoolie, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $5.99
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Lightnin HopkinsLightnin & The Blues – Lightnin Hopkins Sings A Collection Of American Folklore (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Herald/Southern Routes, 1954. New Copy ... $4.99 13.99
Lightnin Hopkins at his best – a set that rings out with all his bold electric tones on the guitar, yet which also has the moody, stripped-down feel of a blues recording from a few decades before! The electricity really does a lot to deepen the tone – both in the echo from Hopkins' ... read more CD

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Lightnin HopkinsLightnin Hopkins ... CD
Virgin, Late 40s/1950s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Lightnin HopkinsLightnin Hopkins Sings The Blues ... CD
Southern Routes, Late 40s. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
An incredible collection of early material from the mighty Lightnin Hopkins – just the kind of sounds that made him an earthshaker right from the start! Hopkins hardly needs anyone but himself to put over the message here – as his guitar work is mindblowing, and his vocals have a raw ... read more CD

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Lightnin HopkinsTalkin Some Sense (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jewel/P-Vine (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $24.99
A killer classic from Lightnin Hopkins – a set recorded in the 60s, but done with a timeles feel that never gets old! The album's got this core, rootsy sound that really focuses on Hopkins bold guitar work – that magnificent sound that's so confident, it can always take its time – ... read more CD

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Son HouseDelta Blues & Spirituals ... CD
Capitol, 1970. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD.)

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Camille HowardCamille Howard Vol 2 – X-Temporaneous Boogie ... CD
Specialty, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $9.99
(Soul, Blues) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Howlin WolfChess Box (3CD set) ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
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(Does not include the original book and box.)

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Howlin WolfHowling Wolf Sings The Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), Early 50s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Howlin Wolf sings the blues, and comes across in a way that influences an entire generation too – with that raw, raspy sound that made the singer a perfect blend of delta roots and contemporary sounds that were bubbling up in the postwar years! These tracks have a spare, simple, stark style ... read more CD

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Howlin WolfLondon Sessions ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1989. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
A famous date that showcases the Chess Records influence on the sound of the Brit rock scene – one that has a number of key players "giving back" to the label, and working on a special date with Howlin Wolf! Wolf's rough vocals are in the lead on all tracks, and he also plays a bit ... read more CD

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Howlin WolfMessage To The Young ... CD
Chess/Get On Down, 1971. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
Funky blues work from Howlin Wolf – his key entry into the funked-up genre that Chess Records was cutting at the end of the 60s with other blues artists like Etta James, Bo Diddley, and Muddy Waters! As on records with those artists, Wolf's older modes are updated here for a hipper, younger ... read more CD

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Howlin WolfSmokestack Lightning – Live In Germany 64 ... CD
TKO Magnum (UK), 1964. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Elmore JamesElmore James & His Broomdusters – The Classic Early Recordings 1951 to 1956 (3CD Set) ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 50s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $14.99
A massive 3CD look at the key early years of Elmore James – a package that's overflowing with great work by one of the greatest blues guitarists of the 50s! The set starts way back at James' roots in Mississippi, with some sweetly rough-edged recordings that still sparkle with incredible ... read more CD

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Elmore James/John BrimWhose Muddy Shoes (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Chess (Japan), 1950s. Used ... $11.99
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
(Out of print.)

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Elmore James/John BrimWhose Muddy Shoes (with bonus track) ... CD
Chess, 1950s. Used ... $11.99
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
(Out of print.)

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Etta JamesMiss Etta James – The Complete Modern & Kent Recordings ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 19.99
The most complete collection of pre-Chess work by Etta James ever offered – a huge 2CD package that's filled with rare album tracks, key singles, and even some previously unissued material! Etta's fame at Chess in the 60s is a well-known fact of classic soul music – but in the years ... (Soul, Blues) read more CD

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Blind Lemon JeffersonBlind Lemon Jefferson (Milestone) ... CD
Milestone, Late 20s. Used ... $6.99
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(Cover image differs slightly.)

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✨✧ Blind Lemon JeffersonMoanin' All Over ... CD
Tradition, 1920s. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Beau Jocque & the Zydeco Hi-RollersZydeco Giant ... CD
Mardi Gras, 1999. Used ... $4.99
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Big Jack Johnson & OthersMemphis Barbecue Sessions ... CD
MC, 2000. Used ... $8.99
With Kim Wilson, Pinetop Perkins, and Mark Carpentieri. Songs by Little Walter, Chester Burnette, John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed, Eddie Jones, Elmore James. CD
 
 



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