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Our 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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Little MiltonToo Much Pain ... LP
Malaco, 1990. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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✨✧ Little WalterBest Of Little Walter ... LP
Chess, Early 50s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A well-titled set – as the album features some of the best early sides that Little Walter recorded for Chess – records that went on to set a whole new standard both in blues vocals and harmonica! There's tightness here that's a bit different from some of the other Chess blues at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s blue fade label Chess pressing.)

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Willie MabonChicago 1963 ... LP
America (France), 1963/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
French-only issue of early 60s recordings from blues singer and pianist Willie Mabon – recorded in Chicago in 1963 (hence the title) with backing from the band of Burgess Gardner, who we mostly know from funky 45s! The sound of the recording's a bit rough, but in a nice way that almost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original French pressing! Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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✨✧ Magic SamBlack Magic ... LP
Delmark, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 15.99
Rough-edged blues from the west side of Chicago – a stone classic from the mighty Magic Sam – a player who was taken from us all too soon! On the west side, they mix plenty of soul in with their blues – and you can definitely hear that on this stone smoker – a record that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Black Magic (remastered edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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Magic SamLive At The Avant Garde – June 22, 1968 ... LP
Delmark, 1968. New Copy 2LP ... $15.99 24.99
A hell of a great record from Magic Sam – a really well-recorded live set from a small club in Milwaukee, and an album that really gets at all the gritty genius that made Sam so great! The set's almost equal parts blues and soul – definitely the former, but with plenty of funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Magic SamWest Side Soul ... LP
Delmark, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
A classic bit of indie blues from the Chicago scene – featuring some great players from the second generation after Chess Records stopped picking up the younger local talents! Magic Sam leads the group on vocals and guitar, and he's working here with Mighty Joe Young on guitar, Odie Payne on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Taj MahalOooh So Good N Blues ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A very rootsy feel overall – much more delta blues styled than some of Taj's other albums of the time – mostly with acoustic guitar behind his vocals, plus some occasional backup support from The Pointer Sisters – although even they manage to hit a rootsier feel than usual too! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo ink stamp on back.)

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Martin Bogan & ArmstrongBarnyard Dance ... LP
Rounder, 1972. Sealed ... $11.99
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✨✧ John Mayall's Blues BreakersBehind The Iron Curtain ... LP
GNP, 1985. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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Fred McDowellFred McDowell Vol 2 (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Arhoolie, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.99
Raw North Mississippi blues from Fred McDowell – some of best of the 60s – or any other era! Recorded on portable equipment in 1964 and 1965 sessions in Como and Holy Springs, MS and Berkeley, CA – and capturing the buzz of his guitar and grain in his voice so beautifully! A ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green vinyl limited to 600!)

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Mississippi Fred McDowellDelta Blues ... LP
Arhoolie, 1964. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Delta blues, recorded right near their source – an early Mississippi recording by Arhoolie Records – one that captures Mississippi Fred McDowell at his best! Fred's mostly on acoustic guitar, alongside his tremendous vocals – really stretched-out, well-inflected lyrics that could ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)
Also available Delta Blues (blue vinyl pressing with download) ... LP 18.99

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Mississippi Fred McDowellDelta Blues (blue vinyl pressing with download) ... LP
Arhoolie, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
Delta blues, recorded right near their source – an early southern recording by Arhoolie Records – one that captures Mississippi Fred McDowell at his best! Fred's mostly on acoustic guitar, alongside his tremendous vocals – really stretched-out, well-inflected lyrics that could ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies, includes download card.)
Also available Delta Blues ... LP 19.99

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Mississippi Fred McDowell & Johnny WoodsMama Says I'm Crazy – Recorded By George Mitchell in 1967 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fat Possum, 1967. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
The raw and riveting mid 60s recordings of singer and guitarist Mississippi Fred McDowell with blues harpist Johnny Woods! It was recorded by George Mitchell with a relaxed, press record and stay out of their way approach – and man is this some exhilarating stuff! McDowell brings a lot of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Memphis MinnieI Ain't No Bad Girl ... LP
Portrait/CBS, 1941. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Amos MilburneGreat Rhythm & Blues Oldies Vol 10 ... LP
Blues Spectrum, 1977. Sealed ... $7.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Buddy MossGeorge Mitchell Collection (with download) ... LP
Big Legal Mess, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 18.99
One of the earliest recordings in the excellent George Mitchell collection of blues – an early 60s document of the solo work of Buddy Moss, a guitarist who'd begun his career with the Georgia Cotton Pickers in the early 30s, but had been off the radar for many years! The blues revival of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download – and inner sleeve with notes!)

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Mother EarthLiving With The Animals ... LP
Mercury, 1968. Very Good- Gatefold ... $2.99
Early work from the loely Tracy Nelson – with guest appearances by Luis Gasca on trumpet and Barry Goldberg on organ! (Rock, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & some moderate wear.)

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Charlie Musselwhite's South Side BandStand Back ... LP
Vanguard, 1967. Very Good ... $13.99
One of the seminal blues rock albums of the 60s – a set that features Charlie Musselwhite in the lead on vocals and harmonica – plus heavy guitar from the great Harvey Mandel, in a group that also includes Barry Goldberg on piano and organ too! Titles include "Chicken Shack", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Bronze label pressing.)

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Kenny NealBig News From Baton Rouge! ... LP
Alligator, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Kenny NealDevil Child ... LP
Alligator, 1989. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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