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✨✧ Little MiltonToo Much Pain ... LP
Malaco, 1990. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Little WalterConfessin' The Blues ... LP
Chess, 1950s/Early 60s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A comprehensive look at some great recordings from Little Walter – sides recorded for Chess Records from 1953 to 1963 – offering up a decade's worth of evolution in his style! But even at the start, Walter was better than most of his generation – a heck of a great harmonica ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Confessin' The Blues ... CD 7.99

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Robert Lockwood JrContrasts ... LP
Trix, 1974. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A rare set from Robert Lockwood Jr – recorded in Ohio, and issued on a small label! LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)

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Claude Blues Boss LongStraight Razor Blues ... LP
Moon Pie, Early 80s. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie MabonMr I Don't Know Man ... LP
Chess/P-Vine (Japan), 1950s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Great 50s work by this Chicago pianist and singer – all material recorded for Chess Records, including a few unissued tracks – and two numbers that were also issued on the Parrot label! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of aging, but vinyl is great.)

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Willie MabonSeventh Son ... LP
Crown Prince (Sweden), 1950s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Taj MahalRecycling The Blues & Other Stuff ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good ... $9.99
Hardly any "recycling" going on here – as Taj Mahal takes bluesy roots and turns them in a whole new direction for the 70s, evolving the music way past the level most other bluesmen were working in at the time! At some level, Mahal's style is far more rootsy than most early 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harvey Mandel & OthersGet Off In Chicago ... LP
Ovation, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Carl Martin, Johnny Young, John Lee Granderson, &Chicago String Band ... LP
Testament, 1966. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Not a string band as in "strings" – but a unique Chicago blues record that features work on guitar, mandolin, and violin – plus some harmonica from John Wrencher – and vocals from all the members of the group! LP, Vinyl record album

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Percy MayfieldBlues – And Then Some ... LP
RCA, 1971. Very Good ... $11.99
Forget the blues, and go for the "then some"! By this, we mean the funky cut "Right On Young Americans", which has a great intro and kind of a spoken righteous lyric, and some good keyboards by Weldon Irvine. Most of the other material is bluesy work, with kind of a jazzy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has radio station marker and notes.)

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✨✧ Les McCannInvitation To Openness ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Wild electric work from Les McCann – an album of free, open sounds that's quite a change from his styles of the 60s – and from most of his other work of the 70s too! Side one features an extended 26 minute track titled "The Lovers" – a slow-building number that has Les ... (Jazz, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some waviness & bubbles in the gloss.)

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Memphis SlimMother Earth ... LP
Buddah/Vee Jay, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A very cool later collection of work that Memphis Slim recorded for Vee Jay Records – with liner notes by Studs Terkel! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Memphis SlimOld Times New Times ... LP
Barclay (France), Early 70s. Sealed 2LP ... $24.99
A very cool album – one that both looks back at the career of Memphis Slim, and also showcases his later intensity overseas! The set features guest work from Roosevelt Sykes – and some especially great tracks done with Buddy Guy and Junior Wells! LP, Vinyl record album

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Memphis SlimReal Folk Blues ... LP
Chess, 1950s/Early 60s. Sealed ... $19.99
Memphis Slim's installment in this excellent LP series from Chess – 60s packagings of earlier recordings done by key bluesmen in the Chicago scene, with slightly improved fidelity but enough of the "real folk blues" sound to warrant the title! Instrumentation here is a bit more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Little Brother MontgomeryHome Again – Chicago 1972 ... LP
Match Box (UK), 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Great later work – recorded at Brother Montgomery's home on South Drexel Ave in Chicago! Most material is solo, but Jan Montgomery joins on vocals on a few tracks. LP, Vinyl record album

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Little Brother MontgomeryMatchbox Presents 16 Tracks By Little Brother Montgomery 1930 to 1969 ... LP
Match Box (UK), Early 30s/1954/1960/1969. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Three different slices of work from this legendary pianist and singer – all recorded in Chicago! The first batch is small group material from the first part of the thirties. The second is from 1954, and features two unissued tracks – and the last is mostly from 1969, with one title ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Little Brother MontgomeryTasty Blues ... LP
Bluesville/Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Features Little Brother Montgomery on vocals and piano – with Julian Euell on bass and Lafayette Thomas on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing in a blue top cover, with a cut corner, some edge wear, and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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Little Brother MontgomeryWorried Blues (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Fat Possum, 1969. New Copy ... $12.99 17.98
Underground 60s work from Little Brother Montgomery – the bluesy pianist who was such an important part of the Chicago scene in the 30s! The set's got a very timeless feel – mostly just Montgomery on piano and vocals, with some occasional guitar accompaniment from Mike Stewart – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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John Nicholas & FriendsToo Many Bad Habits ... LP
Blind Pig, 1977. Sealed ... $8.99
Features Nicholas on piano, guitar, and vocals – plus "friends" that include Johnny Shines on lead guitar, and Big Walter Horton on harmonica! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, sealed. Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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Omar & The HowlersHard Times In The Land Of Plenty ... LP
Columbia, 1987. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and a hype sticker.)
 
 



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