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✨✧ Son HouseLegendary Son House Father Of Folk Blues ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Very Good ... $14.99
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
(70s pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear and a small stain on one corner.)
Also available Legendary Son House Father Of Folk Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Son HouseLegendary Son House Father Of Folk Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
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
Also available Legendary Son House Father Of Folk Blues ... LP 14.99

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Son HouseSon House & The Great Delta Blues Singers – 1928 to 1930 ... CD
Document (Austria), Late 20s. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Son HouseDelta Blues – The Original Library Of Congress Sessions From Field Recordings 1941 to 1942 ... CD
Biograph, Early 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print original pressing.)
 
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Paul GeremiaGamblin' Woman Blues ... CD
Red House, 1992. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Larry McCrayBorn To Play The Blues ... CD
House Of Blues, 1998. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Walter Wolfman WashingtonFunk Is In The House ... CD
Bullseye Blues, 1998. Used ... $8.99
(Soul, Blues) CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Otis RushAny Place I'm Going ... CD
House Of Blues, 1998. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Howlin WolfHowling Wolf Sings The Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), Early 50s. New Copy ... $6.99 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 that's still a lot more powerful than most of the records that tried to copy Wolf's modes in later years – mindblowing guitar work from Willie Johnson, harmonica lines that weave the whole thing together, and tremendous vocals that would shake the paint off your walls, even without any other instrumentation! Titles include "Crying At Daybreak", "Twisting & Turning", "Brown Skin Woman", "Morning At Midnight", "Backslide Boogie", "House Rockin Boogie", "Keep What You Got", and "Worried About My Baby". CD adds in 10 more tracks from the same sessions – making for a 20 track set that's a great representation of these recordings from 1951 and 1952 – with titles that include "Driving This Highway", "I'm The Wolf", "The Sun Is Rising", "I Want Your Picture", "My Baby Stole Off", and "Passing By Blues". CD

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Kenny RiceHouse Party ... CD
Jam Jar, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99
In case you're wondering, they DO still make 'em like they used to – at least when it comes to classic-styled soul records, like this St Louis effort from Kenny Rice! Kenny comes from a world that might be more blues than soul, but there's definitely a lot of southern soul styles at play on this set – from Kenny's great vocal leads, right down to the sweet combo backing, which even includes some organ and saxes from St Louis legend Oliver Sain! About half the album's got more of a blues vibe than a soul one – but even those sounds are recorded at a level that's more like you'd hear from a 70s indie than a contemporary label – and Rice's own drums help kick lots of the tunes into headier soul territory, and create this wider-ranging vibe that certainly lives up to the house party spirit promised on the cover. Titles include "I Wanna Satisfy You Baby", "Big Blue", "Back Street", "Pink Champagne", "Honky Tonk", "I'm Tore Up", "Oh Yes It's You", and "Hard Working Man" – plus a very cool take on Horace Silver's "Liberated Brother". (Soul, Blues) CD

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Little Johnnie TaylorLJT Sings Gospel Blues ... LP
Jewel/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Not the gospel you'd guess from the title – but a nice set of soulful cuts from Little Johnnie Taylor – with titles that include "A Thousand Miles Away", "Everybody Knows About My Good Thing (parts 1 & 2)", "Open House At My House (parts 1 & 2)", "I Ask Myself A Question", "As Long As I Don't See You", and "Part Time Love". Japanese-only album, too! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeroes Of The Blues ... CD
Shout Factory, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s. Used ... $3.99
Includes tracks by Reverend Gary Davis, Ma Rainey, Skip James, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Son House, and Furry Lewis. CD

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✨✧ Lightnin HopkinsBlues ... LP
Mainstream, 1950/1951. New Copy (reissue)... 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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✨✧ VariousRoot Hog Or Die Vol 2 – Sing Anything ... LP
Mississippi, 1940s/1950s/1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A stunning tribute to the great Alan Lomax – the legendary musicologist, historian, and recording engineer who captured so many wonderful American sounds in the 20th Century! Lomax's work has been crucial to both the Library Of Congress and Smithsonian/Folkways Records – yet there's also a fair bit that has never seen the light of day before – amazing recordings that make up a surprisingly large part of this box set – which compiles work in many different styles recorded by Alan in the field – blues, folk, gospel, and global modes, plus compelling regional genres – all presented here in a special series! Titles on this second volume include "Cherry Ball Blues" by Skip James, "Downhearted Blues" by Son House, "Cindy" by Hobart Smith, "Sing Anything" by Neal Morris, "Como Las Propias Rosas" by Banda De Castello, "Nnuena" by Luigino Scolla & Pietro Guarassi, "Meet Me On The Road" by Beatrice Dick, and "Arkansas Traveler" by Elmer Barton. (Folk/Country, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Big Bill BroonzyFeelin' Low Down ... LP
Black N Blue/GNP, Late 50s/1973. Sealed ... $9.99
American issue of recordings originally released by the French Black N Blue label – with titles that include "Blues In 1890", "Willie Mae Blues", "Guitar Shuffle", "In The Evening", "What I Used To Do", and "House Rent Stomp". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Amos MilburnRent Party With Amos Milburn ... LP
AM, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Lots of raw R&B tracks from the great Amos Milburn – including "Let Me Go Home Whiskey", "Tears Tears Tears", "Ain't Nothin Shakin", "Operation Blues", "House Party", "Thinkin & Drinkin", and "Bad Bad Whiskey". Also includes two tracks by saxophonist Lynn Hope! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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St Louis JimmyGoin Down Slow ... LP
Prestige/Bluesville, Early 60s. Very Good ... $98.99
One of the most obscure blues sessions ever recorded by Prestige – a rootsy date that features the vocals of James "St Louis Jimmy" Oden – plus backing on guitar, piano, bass, and drums! Like most Bluesville dates, this one's going for a very vintage sound – one that hearkens back to an older blues era than the time of recording – shaking off some of the more modern conventions of the Chicago scene. Oden's got a really laidback way of singing – one that's almost conversational at times – and titles include "Poor Boy", "Nothin But The Blues", "Mother's Day", "Dog House Blues", "Some Sweet Day", "Monkey Faced Woman", and "Goin Down Slow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original deep groove pressing! Vinyl has some oxidation on side two, which causes some light surface noise – but other than that, the record's in beautiful shape! Cover has just a bit of light wear, and a small bit of tape in one corner.)

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyBlack Gladiator ... LP
Checker, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Original pressing! Vinyl and cover are beautiful – save for one small bit of aging in a bottom corner.)

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✨✧ VariousWhen Girls Do It ... LP
Red Lightnin (UK), 1950s/1960s/1971. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Raw, rollicking, rhythm & blues tunes from the 50s & 60s – loads of electric tunes that became the basis for rockers to come in both attitude and melodies – as you'd probably guess from the crazy cover photos for this great early 70s compilation on the UK's Red Lightnin label! When Girls Do It was originally released in 1971, and features loads of riveting tunes by Junior Wells, Magic Slim, Drifting Charles, Buddy Giy, Jimmy McCracklin, Tender Slim, Sugar Boy Williams and more. 28 tracks in all: "When Girls Do It" by Gobby Guitar Bennett, "Things I Do For You" by Junior Wells, "Down And Out" by Ike Turner's Kings Of Rhythm, "Blue And Lonesome" by Memphis Slim And His House Rockers, "Fare Well" by Jimmy McCracklin, "Boogie Woogie Baby" by Clear Waters, "Little Girl" by Sugar Boy Williams and much more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bo DiddleyBlack Gladiator ... LP
Checker, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 HopkinsBlue Lightnin' ... LP
Jewel, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A really nice later set from legendary Texas blues titan Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins – done up for the Jewel label with a bit of the spark that was missing from the hit & miss work he did earlier in the decade for Bluesville! Blue Lightnin' also has a down and dirty style in spots, too – such as on the sinister "Back Door Friend" – the kind of thing that might have put off the academic market his previous label was shooting for! Other titles include "Found My Baby Crying", "Move On Out" (parts 1 & 2), "Fishing Clothes", "Gamblers Blues", "Wig Wearing Woman", "Last Affair", "Daddy Was A Preacher", "Jail House Blues", "I Hate I Got Married", "Lovin' Arms" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Rosco GordonBootin' – The Best Of The RPM Years ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 50s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Roscoe Gordon was an R&B powerhouse in the 50s – an artist with a huge legacy of music that included records for Vee Jay, Chess, and Sun Records, and a singer who continued to have an impact for many decades to come! Yet Gordon may have sounded best right at the start of his career – on these smoking early sides for the RPM Records label, cut in a beautiful fusion of blues piano, romping rhythms, and some very special vocals from the man himself! The collection presents that material at a level that really blows away some of the cheaper Roscoe Gordon volumes on the market – with a total of 24 tracks, detailed notes, and a selection of singles that even includes a few unreleased tracks, too – all in the best Ace Records tradition. Titles include "New Orleans Wimmen", "No More Doggin", "City Woman", "Ouch Pretty Baby", "Saddled The Cow", "Dime A Dozen", "Booted", "Cold Cold Water", "Just In From Texas", "We're All Loaded", and "Throwin My Money Away". (Soul, Blues) CD

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Brownie McGhee & Sonny TerryBrownie McGhee & Sonny Terry At The Bunkhouse ... LP
Smash, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
One of the more obscure albums from this bluesy duo – and one of their few for Smash Records too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, with a small cutout mark on the label. Cover has a very light stain on one corner and a drillhole through the center.)

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✨✧ Living BluesIssue 248 – Vol 48, No 2 ... Magazine
Living Blues, 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The feisty Beverly Guitar Watkins is on the cover this time around – with an image that certainly sums up the Living Blues spirit – as does the long inside article on her music! The issue also features a look at the legendary Antones' in New Orleans, plus articles on Ronnie Baker Brooks, Mr Sipp, and Ben Hunter – as well as a look at the advertising and promotional materials for 78rpm powerhouse Paramont Records, and a guide to blues festivals in 2017! There's lots more, too – including blues news and reviews! (Magazines, Blues) Magazine

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John Lee HookerGreat John Lee Hooker (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Southern Routes, 1963. New Copy ... $4.99 13.99
About as classic as you can get for the legendary John Lee Hooker – a set of recordings from his early postwar years that perfectly define the special touch and electric genius of his music! The sound here is often as spare as rural acoustic blues from years back – but Hooker's using an electric instrument with a nice current of fuzz, which almost acts like a louder, fuller chorus behind his vocals – often hinting at feedback possibilities, which creates this hypnotic quality to the music – whether or not John's grooving high, or stepping low! And the vocals are something equally wonderful, too – sung and hum at the same time, in that classic Hooker way – again a huge influence on so many others to come. The package is overflowing with great early work – 26 titles in all, with titles that include "Rockhouse Boogie", "TB's Killin Me", "Sally Mae", "Hobo Blues", "Crawling Kingsnake", "Playing The Races", "Let Your Daddy Ride", "Out The Door I Went", and "I'm In The Mood". CD

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✨✧ BB KingGreat BB King (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 new sort of soulful presence to blues music – able to croon with the charm of a jazz singer in the right moments, join with a doo wop group at others, yet come on with the power of a bluesman whenever he stepped in front of the mic! This great album has BB in all these modes – recorded with brilliantly bold sound – and titles include "I Had A Woman", "Sweet Sixteen", "Someday Baby", "I'm Gonna Quit My Baby", and "I Was Blind". CD features 8 bonus tracks – including "Down Now", "Bim Bam", "Young Dreamers", "Shotgun Blues", "Woman Don't Care", and "Broke & Hungry" – some in rare unissued takes. CD

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✨✧ Reunion Blues BandBack Hnome To Clarksdale – A Tribute To Muddy Waters ... CD
Icehouse, 1994. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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