Blues — In Stock — LPs

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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Jimmy RushingListen To The Blues With Jimmy Rushing (Jazztone) ... LP
Jazztone, 1955. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A great session that features Jimmy Rushing singing in the rootsy style of his early Kansas City recordings, with backing by a group that includes the legendary Pete Johson on piano, plus Rudy Powell on alto, Emmett Berry on trumpet, Buddy Tate on tenor, and Freddie Greene on guitar. Titles ... (Vocalists, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Son SealsMidnight Son ... LP
Alligator, 1976. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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Shakey VickLittle Woman You're So Sweet ... LP
Pye (UK), 1969. Near Mint- ... $129.99
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(Original stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Eddie Shaw & The Wolf GangHave Blues Will Travel ... LP
Simmons, 1977. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A rare indie blues set from Chicago – with Shaw on tenor and harmonica – in a quintet with Detroit Jr on piano and Hubert Sumlin on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album

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Corky SiegelOut Of The Blue ... LP
Stuff, 1980. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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Otis SpannBlues Never Die ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good ... $24.99
Great small combo blues from Chicago – with Spann on piano and vocals – plus James Cotton on harmonica and additioanl vocals, and both James Madison and "Dirty Rivers" (aka Muddy Waters) on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing.)

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Roosevelt SykesOriginal Honeydripper ... LP
Blind Pig, Late 70s. Sealed ... $9.99
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Sonny TerrySonny Terry Is King ... LP
Bluesville, 1962. Very Good ... $14.99
Sonny Terry may be the king – but his vocals and harmonica are working here with a real "royal court" of blues – Lightnin Hopkins and Brownie McGhee on guitar, each of whom set a side of the record – alongside Terry, plus bass from Leonard Gaskin and drums from Belton ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Prestige pressing, in the green cover.)

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Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Vol 2 – The Queen At Monterey (180 gram purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
Arhoolie, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.99
A great setting here for the legendary Big Mama Thornton – a record that has the famous blues singer working with help from a Chicago-based blues band – one led by Muddy Waters on guitar, who's billed on the back cover as "Clear Creek", because of his 60s contract with Chess! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Big Mama ThorntonStronger Than Dirt ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Dutch TildersBreak ... LP
Eureka (Australia), 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
(Rock, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Maurice John VaughnGeneric Blues Album ... LP
Reecy, 1984. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Pre-Alligator pressing!)

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Eddie Cleanhead VinsonOriginal Cleanhead ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1970. Sealed ... $19.99
A really sweet late effort from bluesy soul singer and sax player Eddie Cleanhead Vinson – his dawn of the 70s comeback – done for the the Flying Dutchman label's Bluestime imprint. Cleanhead covered a a whole lot of stylistic range in earlier years, from big band vocalist, to R&B ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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T Bone WalkerT Bone Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Atlantic/Friday Music, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 29.98
Later work from T-Bone, but very much in the style of his best R&B work! The album features small group backings that do the best to bring out the jazzier side of T-Bone's style – one that was a direct influence on countless jazz funk guitarists in later years – and players include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JW WarrenLife Ain't Worth Livin – The George Mitchell Collection (with download) ... LP
Big Legal Mess, 1981/1982. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
An especially strong album from the series of field recordings done by George Mitchell in the south – tracks recorded in the early 80s, but with an acoustic country blues quality that's instantly timeless! Even though urban blues had created many shifts in styles during the postwar years, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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Muddy WatersAfter The Rain ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Muddy's grooving hard and funky – with help from Cadet studio funksters like Charles Stepney, Phil Upchurch, Louis Satterfield, and Morris Jennings – one of the best ever of the once oft-maligned, now oft-beloved funk era Chess/Cadet albums! After The Rain has more of Muddy's classic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and a crease on the back.)

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Muddy WatersElectric Mud ... LP
Cadet, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $49.99
The funk-tinged, pyschedelic soul album from Muddy Waters – one that irritated many a blues purist in its day – but it's finally reaching its earned status as a leftfield gem! You know, in the immediate years after this one (and similar funky blues albums on Chess/Cadet) was released, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cadet Concept pressing with deep groove, in a black cover.)

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Muddy WatersElevate Me Mama ... LP
Black Knight (Poland), 1950s. New Copy ... $15.99 18.99
The music that put Muddy Waters on the map – the kind of hard-burning, electrified work that made his work on the Chicago scene of the postwar years such a groundbreaking force! Muddy's sound from this time inspired countless others – not just through his warm collaboration with other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Muddy WatersI'm Ready ... LP
Blue Sky, 1978. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has a bit of pen on front.)

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Muddy WatersMud In Your Ear ... LP
Muse, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Muddy Waters' band meets the vocals and guitar of Luther Snake Johnson – in a sweet little set that's almost a double-header, given the talent on deck! The material's got a gritty feel that's right up there with Muddy's best for Chess – and the group features Mojo Buford on harmonica, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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