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Willie KentLong Way To Ol' Miss ... CD
Delmark, 1996. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Willie KentMake Room For The Blues ... CD
Delmark, 1998. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Willie KentKing Of Chicago's Westside Blues – Chicago Blues Session Volume 21 ... CD
Wolf (Austria), 1980s/Early 90s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Willie KentAin't It Nice ... CD
Delmark, 1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD

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Lowell FulsomFinal Kent Years (Lowell Fulsom Now/Lovemaker/bonus tracks) ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1978. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Two sweet slices of work from the great Lowell Fulson – plus some bonus tracks too! The set begins with late 60s recordings that made up the album Lowell Fulson Now – very nice work from Lowell Fulsom – strongly in the mode of his Tramp album for Kent, with a mix of blues and 60s soul, coming together in a sock-hard style that's much better than a lot of Fulsom's other work for other labels! Arrangements are by Rene Hall and Maxwell Davis – the latter of whom does a surprisingly great job on giving up a sharper edge than we remember in his other work. About half the set's straight blues, but the half that's not is nice and funky – including the "Tramp" follow-up "I'm A Drifter", a nice cover of "Funky Broadway", and the cut "Let's Go Get Stoned". Other titles include "Feel So Bad", "I Cried", "The Letter", "Tomorrow", and "Mellow Together". Next up is the obscure 1978 session that Lowell did for the related Big Town label – titled Lovemaker – a bit later than some of Lowell Fulsom's funk work for Kent Records – but a set that's almost more vintage overall! The album's recorded for the short-lived Big Town imprint – a late 70s venue that took older R&B artists back to the sounds of a few decades before – never too rootsy, thanks to the style of production – but with less attempt to crossover to a contemporary audience than the artists might have used on another label. There is a fair bit of heavy guitar in the 70s – a kind of post-blues revival feel that comes on loud and clear, and which sounds especially great on the title track "Lovemaker", which almost has a funky "Tramp" groove at the bottom! Other cuts include "Bending Like A Willow Tree", "Get The Cash & Let The Credit Go", "My Mind Is Trying To Leave Me Too", "When Things Go Wrong", and "I Am Not Worried". CD features detailed notes, and also includes some bonus single and unissued tracks – making for 25 titles in all! CD

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✨✧ ZZ HillThat's It – The Complete Kent Recordings 1964 to 1968 ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
Some of the best work ever cut by ZZ Hill – a deep soul singer with roots in Texas, but who really got the chance to shine on these 60s recordings in California! Hill is completely hard-burning here – even more so than on his later, bigger-label material in the 70s – with an intensity that we'd rank right up there with top-shelf standards like early Bobby Blue Bland on Duke Records, or Otis Redding on Stax! Yet ZZ's work is much more obscure than both of those artists, partly because the Kent label never got these tracks out that much back in the day – especially in parts of the country that were maybe even more suited to Hill's style than Cali. Production is wonderful – totally on the money, with arrangements that even surpass the usual greatness of Kent – and as with Bland, there's often a lot of jazz and blues inflections that really help round out the soulful style of the songs. 2CD set features the full album A Whole Lot Of Soul, plus all the Kent Records singles, and even unissued tracks too – a massive 49 titles that include "You Don't Love Me", "Greatest Love", "Have Mercy Someone", "Hey Little Girl", "If I Could Do It All Over", "Steal Away", "What Am I Living For", "You Just Cheat & Lie", "Greatest Love", "Nothing Can Change The Love I Have For You", "Nothing Takes The Place Of You", "You Won't Hurt Me No More", "My Girl Has Gone Away", "Please Take Me Back", "I'm Gonna Love You", and "You Can't Hide A Heartache". (Soul, Blues) 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 ... Out Of Stock
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 MCA – but for long before those years, he made some amazing music for the RPM and Kent Record labels – groundbreaking blues that not only showcased his incredible work on guitar, but also featured that sophisticated Memphis mode of the time – which often used fuller backings, and even some slight currents of jazz in the music too. And while some of BB's albums from the time have been reissued, this whopping box offers up all his albums from the period in their entirety – 3 O'Clock Blues, You Upset Me Baby, Sweet Little Angel, Please Accept My Love, My Sometime Baby, Rock Me Baby, and The Jungle – plus more discs that are filled with singles, rare tracks, alternates, and more – a total of 17 full CDs' worth of music! Plus, the box also comes with a vinyl LP – titled Treasures Untold, with lots more rare BB King material from the time – and also comes with a Japanese edition of the book The Arrival Of BB King by Charles Sawyer – plus more notes as well. Very limited – and very cool! CD
 
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✨✧ VariousUnderground Blues ... LP
Kent, 1950s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features classic Crown/RPM/Modern recordings by Elmore James, BB King, John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins, Howlin Wolf, and others! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Lowell FulsomToo Many Drivers/Key To My Heart ... 7-inch
Kent, 1964. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Blues) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has small press flaw bumps.)

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ZZ HillFinal Appearance ... LP
Kent, 1984. Very Good ... $4.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lightnin HopkinsLegend In His Own Time (United) ... LP
Kent, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "War News Blues", "Black Cat", "Mistreated Blues", "Appetite Blues", "One Kind Favor", "Ticket Agent", "Someday Baby", and "Everyday I Have The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BB KingJungle ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
One of the standout classics from BB King's legendary run at Kent – a classic 60s LP with a cool little cover to boot! Arrangements on the set are by Maxwell Davis, but the overall sound is still plenty gritty – raw, rootsy electric blues with a definite Memphis influence, and a bit of a Chicago 60s twist. Titles include "Beautician Blues", "The Jungle", "5 Long Years", "Eyesight To The Blind", "Blue Shadows", "The Worst Thing In My Life", "Blues Stay Away", "Got Em Bad", and "It's A Mean World". CD
(Comes in a great little cardboard LP-styled sleeve!)

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Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner Turns On The Blues ... LP
Kent, Mid 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
One of Joe's groovier records – as you'd expect for Kent! LP, Vinyl record album
(United Superior pressing in a purple cover, with a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Lowell FulsomTramp Years ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Funky blues from the great Lowell Fulsom! Lowell's best known to the world for his classic "Tramp", a tight funky number that virtually created a whole subgenre of soul, as Otis Redding and Joe Tex were quick to cut answer records to cash in on the action. Nobody could beat Lowell's funky "Tramp" beat, though – and this set kicks off with that famous cut, and features a number of other excellent cuts from the same period. Not all of them are as funky as that one – but a good portion of them are, and the rest are tasty raw soul numbers, done in Lowell's bluesy style. Titles include "Two Way Wishing", "I'm Sinking", "What The Heck", "Blues Pain", "Little Girl", "Pico", "Blues Soul", "Lovin Touch", "Price For Love", "I Wanna Spend Christmas With You", and "The Thing (parts 1 & 2)". 24 tracks in all. CD
 
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Lowell FulsomMan On The Run ... LP
Jewel/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Great Jewel Records material – and Lowell Fullsom's working in territory that's got a lot of rootsy, almost southern blues in the mix – but which still cracks out at times with his hipper, more funk-tuned groove! There's a few tracks on here that hearken towards the "Tramp" groove from his Kent years – like "Lady In The Rain" and "Sleeper" – both of which have a nicely funky undercurrent and vamping guitar that really snaps along with the rhythm. Other numbers have a straighter blues feel, but one that still has a sinister approach that goes way past cliches for the college crowd – showing Lowell to be firmly in charge, no matter what the setting. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light fading near the spine, but this is a great copy overall.)

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Elmore JamesLegend Of Elmore James ... LP
United Superior, Late 50s. Very Good ... $13.99
Titles include "Canton Misssissippi Breakdown", "Wild About You Baby", "Sinful Woman", "Long Tall Woman", "So Mean To Me", "Please Find My Baby", and "Hand In Hand". LP, Vinyl record album
(Kent pressing, in a green-bordered gatefold cover. Cover has some light overall wear.)

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John LittlejohnJohn Littlejohn's Blues Party – Chicago Blues Sessions Volume 13 ... CD
Wolf (Austria), 1989. Used ... $9.99
Also includes Willie Kent & Taildragger. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BB KingBB King – The Vintage Years (4CD set) ... CD
Ace (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. Used 4CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 appear here for the first time ever! King at this point was a genre unto himself – able to play a raw electric guitar with the best of his Texas precursors, but also able to fit it into smoother, more sophisticated arrangements – often with that current of jazz that was showing up in the Memphis scene in the 50s, and given that undeniable BB King charm on the vocals! The package features a whopping 86 titles on four CDs, all with a wonderful level of packaging – typical of the usual Ace Records style, which means wonderful notes, great graphics, and a presentation that's way better than the usual clunky longbox set. This is hardly a "hits" collection, and instead digs very deep – and then lays out the material in a wonderful way that shows the huge evolution in King's music before his bigger 60s fame on ABC Records. CD
 
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✨✧ VariousBefore The Blues – The Early American Black Music Scene Vol 1 ... CD
Yazoo, 1920s/1930s. Used ... $6.99
Music from Andrew & Jim Baxter, Henry Thomas, Sam Collins, the Mississippi Mud Steppers, the Seventh Day Adventist Choir, Rube Lacy, Taylor's Kentucky Boys, Little Hat Jones, BF Shelton, Weaver & Beasley & more. CD

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VariousCornshucker's Frolic Vol 1 – Downhome Music & Entertainment From The American Countryside ... CD
Yazoo, 1920s/1930s. Used ... $2.99
Features work by Crockett's Kentucky Mountaieers, Freeny's Barn Dance Band, Stoneman's Blue Ridge Cornshuckers, Coon's JoyBoys, Judge Sturdy's Orchestra, Evans & McClain, and many others. 23 tracks in all. (Folk/Country, Blues) CD

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✨✧ Smokey Smothers with Freddy KingSmokey Smothers Sings Back Porch Blues ... CD
King/Official, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A Chicago blues gem – and some of the rarest material issued by King Records in the 60s – very gritty, earthy blues from singer Smokey Smothers – who gets plenty of help in the studio from a young Freddy King! Smothers has this raspy, almost casual style of singing – one that works well with the easygoing rhythms of the tunes, and opens up plenty of space for Freddy to come in and do his thing – coloring the tunes with the same bold tones as on his own King sessions of the time, and maybe bringing a lot more bite into Smokey's songs than they would have had otherwise! The original record is nearly impossible to find – it fell into obscurity almost immediately upon release – and this set brings it back, along with unissued tracks and singles – to make for a whopping 25 titles in all. Tracks include "Crying Tears", "I Can't Judge Nobody", "Smokey's Love Sick Blues", "Give It Back", "The Case Is Closed", "Midnight & Day", "Honey I Ain't Teasin", "Com On Rock Little Girl", "I Ain't Gonna Be No Monkey Man No More", and "Way Up In The Mountains Of Kentucky". CD

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✨✧ Smokey Smothers with Freddy KingSmokey Smothers Sings Back Porch Blues ... CD
King/Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A Chicago blues gem – and some of the rarest material issued by King Records in the 60s – very gritty, earthy blues from singer Smokey Smothers – who gets plenty of help in the studio from a young Freddy King! Smothers has this raspy, almost casual style of singing – one that works well with the easygoing rhythms of the tunes, and opens up plenty of space for Freddy to come in and do his thing – coloring the tunes with the same bold tones as on his own King sessions of the time, and maybe bringing a lot more bite into Smokey's songs than they would have had otherwise! The original record is nearly impossible to find – it fell into obscurity almost immediately upon release – and this set brings it back, along with unissued tracks and singles – to make for a whopping 25 titles in all. Tracks include "Crying Tears", "I Can't Judge Nobody", "Smokey's Love Sick Blues", "Give It Back", "The Case Is Closed", "Midnight & Day", "Honey I Ain't Teasin", "Com On Rock Little Girl", "I Ain't Gonna Be No Monkey Man No More", and "Way Up In The Mountains Of Kentucky". CD
 
 
 



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