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Son HouseBlues ... CD
One & Only, 1930/1940/1941. Used ... $6.99
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(Includes original slipcase.)

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Son HouseLegendary Son House Father Of Folk Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A great return to recording for Son House – a musician who'd stopped playing the guitar in the postwar years, but rose again to fame during the great folk blues revival of the 60s! The style here is every bit as classic as some of Son's earliest music – just recorded a lot better, too – with beautiful focus on the subtle inflections he brings to the strings of his acoustic guitar, and vocals that ring out a lot stronger than they might have on a 78. Titles include "John The Revelator", "Empire State Express", "Preachin Blues", "Sundown", and "Grinnin In Your Face". LP, Vinyl record album

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Son HouseReal Delta Blues – 14 Songs From The Man Who Taught Robert Johnson ... LP
Blue Goose, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Rare late recordings from the great Son House – a key figure in the early blues scene in the Mississippi Delta, but heard here during some at-home sessions recorded during his rediscovery in the 60s! House has lost none of his power over the years – and, if anything, the passage of time has really sharpened the sense of humanity in his music, and improved his work on guitar – to a point where even the spare choices of notes seem to be right on the money to illuminate the words of the songs. Most tracks are originals – and titles include "Pony Blues", "A Down The Staff", "The DT Moan", "Trouble Blue", "Lake Cormorant Blues", "Milkcow's Calf Blues", "Rochester Blues", and "Hobo". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Son HouseSon House & The Great Delta Blues Singers – 1928 to 1930 ... CD
Document (Austria), Late 20s. Used ... $7.99
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Son House/JD ShortDelta Blues ... LP
Folkways, 1942/1962. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Two generations of blues – presented together here in a classic Folkways package! Side one features Alan Lomax recordings of Son House – done on a trip to the delta in 1942, after Lomax was able to talk Son's boss into giving him the afternoon off, so they could drive to a grocery store where they could plug in the tape recorder! House sounds great here – a few years after classic vintage, but still very much in fine form – and titles include "My Black Woman", "Sun Goin Down", "I Ain't Goin To Cry No More", and "This War Will Last You For Years". Side two features work from JD Short – a contemporary of Son House on the Paramount Records scene – but recorded here in 1962 by Samuel Charters, in a laidback, stripped-down style that's very much in the older mode used by Lomax, but slightly more clear. Short lays down some great harmonica lines alongside his vocals and guitar – and titles include "So Much Wine", "Train Bring My Baby Back", "Fighting For Dear Old Uncle Sam", and "You Been Cheatin Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John Lee HookerHouse Of The Blues ... LP
Chess, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rootsy cover, and some rootsy blues to match – a fairly stripped down session from John Lee Hooker –- and one that mostly just features vocals and guitar, plus some occasional added guitar and piano! Most of the recordings here are from the early 50s, pulled together in a full LP at the end of that decade – and they represent the formative roots of the Chess Records sound – a key bridge between Chicago blues and work from earlier scenes. Titles include "Ramblin By Myself", "Ground Hog Blues", "Women & Money", "High Priced Woman", "Sugar Mama", "Walkin The Boogie", "Love Blues", and "Union Station Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s MCA reissue. Cover has a small crease on one corner.)

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✨✧ John Lee HookerHouse Of The Blues (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Chess, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rootsy cover, and some rootsy blues to match – a fairly stripped down session from John Lee Hooker –- and one that mostly just features vocals and guitar, plus some occasional added guitar and piano! Most of the recordings here are from the early 50s, pulled together in a full LP at the end of that decade – and they represent the formative roots of the Chess Records sound – a key bridge between Chicago blues and work from earlier scenes. Titles include "Ramblin By Myself", "Ground Hog Blues", "Women & Money", "High Priced Woman", "Sugar Mama", "Walkin The Boogie", "Love Blues", and "Union Station Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Memphis Slim & Willie DixonBaby Please Come Home! – Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon In Paris ... LP
Battle/OBC, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
Rootsy blues from the team of Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon – recorded in Paris in the early 60s at the Trois Mailletz nightclub! The style here is much earthier than you'd guess from the date – the return to tradition mode that some players often experienced while working in the European scene – and instrumentation features only piano from Slim and bass from Dixon, plus a bit of added drums from Philippe Combelle. Both artists sing on the album – and titles include "Rock & Rolling The House", "African Hunch With A Boogie Beat", "Baby Baby Baby", "Do De Do", "Pigalle Love", "All By Myself", "Just You & I", "How Make You Do Me Like You Do", and "The Way She Loves A Man". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHarmonica Blues – Great Harmonica Performances Of The 1920s & 1930s (180 gram pressing) ... CD
Yazoo, Late 20s/1930s. Used (reissue)... $8.99
Early harmonic blues, pulled from vintage 78rpm recordings, and wrapped up in a great Robert Crumb cover – exactly the kind of album that makes the Yazoo label so great! Most tracks here appear on LP for the first time ever – and the set does a wonderful job of digging through some very vivid uses of the instrument in 20s and 30s blues – work that's arguably every bit as complex, if not more so, than any of the harp bluesmen in later years. Titles include "My Driving Wheel" by Lee Brown, "Crazy About You" by State Street Boys, "Railroad Blues" by Freeman Stowers, "Friday Moan Blues" by Alfred Lewis, "Harmonica Rag" by Chuck Darling, "I Want You By My Side" by Jazz Gillum, and "House Snake Blues" by Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton. CD
Also available Harmonica Blues – Great Harmonica Performances Of The 1920s & 30s ... LP 19.99

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VariousHarmonica Blues – Great Harmonica Performances Of The 1920s & 30s ... LP
Yazoo, Late 20s/Early 30s. Very Good ... $19.99
Early harmonic blues, pulled from vintage 78rpm recordings, and wrapped up in a great Robert Crumb cover – exactly the kind of album that makes the Yazoo label so great! Most tracks here appear on LP for the first time ever – and the set does a wonderful job of digging through some very vivid uses of the instrument in 20s and 30s blues – work that's arguably every bit as complex, if not more so, than any of the harp bluesmen in later years. Titles include "My Driving Wheel" by Lee Brown, "Crazy About You" by State Street Boys, "Railroad Blues" by Freeman Stowers, "Friday Moan Blues" by Alfred Lewis, "Harmonica Rag" by Chuck Darling, "I Want You By My Side" by Jazz Gillum, and "House Snake Blues" by Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton. LP, Vinyl record album
(Peacock label pressing.)
Also available Harmonica Blues – Great Harmonica Performances Of The 1920s & 1930s (180 gram pressing) ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyBlack Gladiator ... LP
Checker, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A wicked reinvention of the sound of Bo Diddley – a set that electrifies his groove even more than before – and takes him into the same mix of funk and blues that Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf were exploring at the time! This album's right up there with the two Cadet/Chess classics by both of those artists – and is possibly even more messed-up too – with lots of jagged edges that push past the usual Bo Diddley groove – even though that classic sense of rhythm is still at the core to drive things along! We don't know who's playing drums, but they've got a nice heavy handed approach that makes these tracks really boom – and the set's in a massively funky style that's taken far too many years to be acknowledged for in the mainstream! Lots of nice ones, including "Shut Up Woman", "Funky Fly", "Power House", "Black Soul", "Elephant Man", and "I've Got A Feeling". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lightnin HopkinsBlues ... LP
Mainstream, 1950/1951. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great vintage recordings from Lightning Hopkins – initially recorded by producer Bob Shad on his trips to the south in the early 50s, then later issued on Shad's label Mainstream in the 60s! The style here captures Hopkins at his best – very spare and lowdown, with gritty guitar alongside Lightning's wonderful vocals – both intertwined in a snakey mode that's extremely compelling. There's no other instrumentation on the tracks at all, but there's a presence and personality that's extremely full – maybe more so than most other Hopkins material of this vintage. Titles include "Coffee Blues", "Hello Central", "Long Way From Texas", "Gotta Move", "Dirty House Blues", "Freight Train", and "Everybody's Down On Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Alec SewardLate One Saturday Evening ... CD
Blues Alliance, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very rootsy set that was recorded live at a house party in the mid 60s – and done with a sound to match! Alec Seward never fully got his due before passing away too soon in the early 70s – but he was a good friend of Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry – both of whom join in a bit here (especially Sonny on harmonica), and with whom Seward shares a strong ear for older, rootsier modes, even in a more contemporary electric scene. Yet the set's also quite different than any of Terry and McGhee's own records – a bit more personal, and maybe less crowd-pleasing – done with an intimacy that really shows a personal portrait of Alec on guitar and vocals. Washboard Doc plays a bit of his own instrument at points, and Julia Carr sings just a bit too – but the main focus is on Seward, on titles that include "Her Ways Are So Sweet", "Rock Me Darlin", "Late One Saturday Evening", "Feel So Good", "Blues All Around My Head", and "Creepin Blues". CD
 
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✨✧ Albert KingBig Blues ... CD
King, 1962. Used ... $5.99
A well-titled record, as Albert King here plays with the large sound and big tone that would make him one of the best up-and-coming bluesmen of the 60s – a key player in the already-electrified generation, and possibly the greatest example of the new confidence that was coming into the genre at the time! This early King Records session captures Albert at a great early point in his career – a bit free of some of the more standard modes that would come with his later fame – yet already a hell of a powerhouse on the scene. Titles include "Let's Have A Natural Ball", "Travelin To California", "Dyna Flow", "This Funny Feeling", "I've Made Nights By Myself", and "I Walked All Night Long". CD

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✨✧ Byther SmithHousefire ... CD
Bullseye Blues/Rounder, 1988. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBlues & Barrelhouse Piano – 1927 to 1936 ... CD
Yazoo, Late 20s/1930s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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