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✨✧ VariousLiving The Blues – Blues Legends ... CD
Time Life/MCA, 1950s/1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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Bobby BlandPortrait Of The Blues ... CD
MCA, 1991. Used ... $3.99
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Bobby Bland & BB KingTogether Again – Live ... LP
MCA, 1976. Very Good- Gatefold ... $7.99
Titles include "Let The Good Times Roll", and lots of medley numbers of classic blues! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear.)

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BB KingLive At The Regal ... CD
MCA, 1965. Used ... $2.99
An excellent set by BB King – one of his best from the 60s, and a smoking live set recorded at Chicago's legendary Regal Theatre! The enthusiasm at the venue shows that BB's Memphis-honed style is a perfect fit for the electrified Chicago sound of the 60s – and the recording really brings out some wonderful responses from the audience – making the record a blues equivalent of James Brown's famous Live At The Apollo set! The record features introductions by Chicago DJs Pervis Spann and E Rodney Jones – and tracks include "Every Day", "Please Love Me", "Worry Worry", "Woke Up This Morning", "Help The Poor", and "You Upset Me Baby". CD

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BB KingLive In Cook County Jail ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1971. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
BB King live at the Cook County Jail in Chicago – and given the amount of great live shows going on in the institution during the early 70s, the jail must have been one hell of a place to be incarcerated! This classic features BB King entertaining the prisoners with a wickedly sharp blues set – done, like most prison live shows, with an edge that's often missing from more conventional concerts – plenty gritty, both on the vocals and guitar, with a sound the Chicago audience must have loved! Titles include "How Blue Can You Get", "Worry Worry", "Sweet Sixteen", "The Thrill Is Gone", "Please Accept My Love", and "Every Day I Have The Blues". CD
Also available Live In Cook County Jail ... LP

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BB KingLove Me Tender ... LP
MCA, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a name in marker on each side.)

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BB KingThere Must Be A Better World Somewhere ... LP
MCA, 1981. Very Good ... $7.99
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Little WalterEssential Little Walter ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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George Thorogood & The DestoryersBetter Than The Rest ... LP
MCA, 1979. Very Good+ ... $2.99
(Rock, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHome Of The Blues ... CD
MCA, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $0.99
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(Out of print. Promotional copy.)

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VariousLiving The Blues – 1957 to 1959 Blues Classics ... CD
Time Life/MCA, 1957/1958/1959. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousLiving The Blues – Blues Greats ... CD
Time Life/MCA, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
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✨✧ Bo DiddleyBo Diddley Is A Gunslinger (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Forget the silly cowboy costume on the front cover – because this is a heck of a great album! Bo might have gotten saddled (no pun intended!) with a silly gimmick for the title and image of the set – but the album's one of his best from the early Chess years, and features a rip-roaring batch of tracks that really cut it up in his classic scratchy guitar mode of the time! Lyrics are great – nearly all originals by Bo himself, with that hip swinging, and hard-wailing approach that was always a lot of fun – and cuts include "Gunslinger", "Diddling", "Cheyenne", "Cadillac", and "Doing The Craw-Daddy". CD also features 2 bonus cuts with titles that include "Working Man" & "Do What I Say". CD

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✨✧ Buddy GuyBest Of Buddy Guy – 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
MCA/Chess, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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✨✧ Howlin WolfLondon Sessions ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1989. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 of harmonica and guitar as well – and other artists include Steve Winwood on piano and organ, Eric Clapton on guitar, Bill Wyman on bass, and Charlie Watts on drums – all players who are respectful of the original bluesy sound of Chess, and who clearly dig the opportunity to show off their chops in the setting. Titles include "I Ain't Superstitious", "Poor Boy", "Do The Do", "Red Rooster", "Built For Comfort", "What A Woman", "Highway 49", "Who's Been Talking", and "Rocking Daddy". CD

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✨✧ BB KingTake It Home ... LP
MCA, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Later beige label MCA pressing. Cover has wear, a cutout hole & gold promo stamp.)

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✨✧ VariousChess Blues (4CD box set) ... CD
Chess/MCA, Late 40s/1950s/1960s. Used 4CD + Book ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfAin't Gonna Be Your Dog – Chess Collectables ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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✨✧ BB KingGreat Moments With BB King ... LP
Impulse/MCA, 1960s. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
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(Blue label 80s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ BB King & Bobby BlandTogether For The First Time – Live ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1974. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mid 70s meeting of two seminal blues talents from the Memphis scene – singer Bobby Blue Bland, and legendary guitarist BB King! The pair were both working for ABC at the time – major label fame after years woodshedding in the indies – and hitting well-deserved fame for their huge talents – still as fresh here as they were a decade before, and unmarred by any studio sanitization in this great live set! The record does an especially good job of bringing together the artists verbally – letting Bobby and BB open up and rap a bit during the songs – yet still having plenty of space to go into their own thing musically, too. Titles include "It's My Own Fault", "I'll Take Care Of You", "I'm Sorry", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Goin Down Slow", and a great long Medley track. CD
 
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Bobby Blue BlandAin't Nothing You Can Do ... LP
Duke, 1964. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Beautiful early soul stuff by one of the greatest singers ever. Bobby's young soulful voice is in top form on this set, and the LP includes such great cuts as "Ain't Nothing You Can Do", "I'm Gonna Cry", "Black Night", and "Steal Away". Very cool cover, too, with a cartoon of Bobby and some girl standing on opposite sides of a huge breaking heart! LP, Vinyl record album
(MCA pressing, with rainbow label.)

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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 ... $399.99
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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✨✧ BB KingMidnight Believer ... LP
ABC, 1978. Very Good- ... $4.99
One of the most tightly-produced of BB King's albums for MCA, but a set that's still filled with undeniable charm – and which really shows King more than able to step up to some well-deserved superstardom! There's a bit of an LA finish to the backings, but things are never too smooth – and BB's vocals and guitar both really shine in this setting – with inflections and edges that are just wonderful throughout! The balance is great – that rare ability that MCA had to serve up such records at the time – and titles include "A World Full Of Strangers", "Midnight Believer", "Never Make A Move Too Soon", "Hold On", "I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone", and "When It All Comes Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
 
 
 



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