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Ray AgeeTin Pan Alley ... LP
Diving Duck (UK), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Obscure LA blues by the equally obscure Ray Agee – including some tracks issued on his own Krafton label! Titles include "Open Up Your Heart", "You Hit Me Where It Hurts", "We're Drifting Apart", "Mr Clean", "Faith", "Tough ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Luther AllisonLove Me Mama ... LP
Delmark, 1969. Very Good- ... $18.99
Raw early work from the great Luther Allison – with the man himself on guitar and vocals, plus a bit of extra guitar from Jimmy Dawkins – and tenor on two tracks from Jim Conley too! LP, Vinyl record album
(7 W Grand pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear with center split top and bottom seams.)

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Luther AllisonNight Life ... LP
Gordy, 1976. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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(Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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✨✧ Joseph AugustMr Google Eyes – Rock My Soul ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
Postwar jumpers recorded in New Orleans and up north – including a few tracks with Lee Allen on tenor and Paul Gayten on piano! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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LaVern BakerHer Greatest Recordings ... LP
Atco, Mid 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
Stunning sides by one of the greatest female singers in R&B during the 50s – maybe second only to Ruth Brown, and presented in similar Atlantic Records glory! Titles include "Bop Ting A Ling", "Tra La La", "CC Rider", "Saved", "Jim Dandy" ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Connie Bennet, Bill Smyth, & The Harlem-AiresRhythm & Blues In The Night ... LP
Hollywood, Early 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
Obscure west coast R&B from the postwar years – with titles that include "Mister Blues", "Stead Roll", "I Want To Rock Till I Drop", "Rain Rain Rain", "Honey Love", "Come To Me Darlin", "I'm Gonna Live For Today", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has splitting on the bottom seam and song titles written in pen on the back.)

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✨✧ Big Chief EllisBig Chief Ellis – Featuring Tarheel Slim, Brownie McGhee, & John Cephas ... LP
Trix, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Mid 70s material with Big Chief Ellis on vocals and piano – working in shifting lineups with either Tarheel Slim, Brownie McGhee, or John Cephas on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice original pressing!)

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Big MaybelleBig Maybelle Got A Brand New Bag ... LP
Rojac, 1967. Very Good ... $49.99
Big Maybelle's got a new bag – and we like it! This tasty set was cut for the tiny Rojac label in between Maybelle's earlier years at Savoy and later albums on Brunswick – and it's got a swinging, 60s mod sort of style that's pretty darn groovy, baby! The arrangements are by Bob Gallo ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing. Cover has light aging.)

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Big MaybelleBlues, Candy, & Big Maybelle (80s pressing) ... LP
Savoy, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
The title kind of says it all – as the album's a set of 10 bluesy tracks by Maybelle, built around her perennial hit "Candy" – a sweet and dreamy tune that's been forever kept alive by her version! The style is very much in the vein of that hit, and other tunes on the album ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Big MaybelleSaga Of The Good Life & Hard Times ... LP
Rojac, 1967. Very Good- ... $19.99
A great set that may well be Big Maybelle's best record ever – really rare work that's quite different than her famous work of the 50s! The set was recorded in the Criteria studios in Miami – and it's got a cool southern soul sound that's part Bobby Blue Bland bluesy soul, and part ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & green label pressing with deep groove and "112 W 78th St" address.)

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Big Twist & The Mellow FellowsPlaying For Keeps ... LP
Alligator, 1983. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Elvin BishopLive! Raisin Hell ... LP
Capricorn, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Cicero BlakeToo Hip To Be Happy ... LP
Valley Vue, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Titles include "I Saw It Coming", "Dip My Dipper", "School Of Life", "She's Cheatin On You", "I've Got To Use My Imagination", and "Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby BlandGet On Down With Bobby Bland ... LP
ABC, 1975. Very Good ... $1.99
Brilliant later work by Bobby Blue Bland – done with backings that are much fuller than on his earlier albums – a mixture of strings and horns that really expand the sound! That doesn't keep things from being soulful, though – as Bobby's in incredible form vocally, really rising ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Bobby Blue BlandAin't Nothing You Can Do ... LP
Duke, 1964. Poor ... Just Sold Out!
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, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original orange label Duke pressing. NOTE – Cover is in nice shape, but vinyl skips due to a heat warp. Label notes that it skips.)

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Bobby Blue BlandTwo Steps From The Blues ... LP
Duke, 1961. Very Good ... $59.99
An incredible record from Bobby Blue Bland – and quite possibly the greatest one he ever made! The set's got an amazing something special that's unlike most other material of the time – a bit blues, but a lot of soul too – still with some echoes of R&B in the jazzier charts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple & orange label pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a small center split in the bottom seam.)

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Blues BlastersLive From The Open Road ... LP
Right On Red, 1984. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Blues Boy WillieBe Who? ... LP
Ichiban, 1990. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a bit of pen.)

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Blues CaravanBlues Caravan ... LP
GNP, 1985. Sealed ... $9.99
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Bluesman Willie with Yolanda BriggsFix My Rooster ... LP
Energy, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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Juke Boy BonnerLast Live Recording – Juneteeth Blues Festival – June 19, 1978 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Lunar, 1978. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The last recording of Juke Boy Bonner – recorded just 10 days before he passed away in Houston! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small mark from an old sticker, but is nice overall)

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Juke Boy BonnerLegacy Of The Blues Vol 5 ... LP
Sonet, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A set originally done for Sonet Records, but handled by Arhoolie producer Chris Strachwitz – who really gets things right! Titles include "Funny Money", "I'm A Bluesman", "Problems All Around", "Lonesome Ride Back Home", "Tired Of The Greyhound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Sonet UK pressing.)

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James BookerJames Booker – At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1976 ... LP
Jazz Line (Germany), 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
The Crescent City legend is captured here in a small club in Germany during the 70s – but James Booker is playing solo, with a style that's very close to his best New Orleans roots! The double-length set just features Booker on piano and a bit of vocals – recorded beautifully, and in ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie BrenstonRocket 88 – Jackie Brenston & His Delta Kings Featuring Ike Turner ... LP
Chess/P-Vine (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
One of the only full sets we've ever seen to document the great run of singles cut by Jackie Brenston in the early 50s – work initially done in Memphis, as a real precursor to that city's soul scene – and later cut also in Chicago, with a really hard-wailing approach! The set's titled ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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Lonnie BrooksWound Up Tight ... LP
Alligator, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Still in the shrink with hype sticker.)

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Charles BrownBlues 'N' Brown ... LP
Jewel, Early 70s. Good+ ... $9.99
By this point in his career, Charles has come a long way from his "Drifting Blues" hit of earlier years – but he's still one heck of a singer, and in a modern soul/blues format like this, it's interesting to hear him sound like singers like Mose Allison, on whom he had an undeniable ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles BrownGreat Rhythm & Blues Oldies Vol 2 ... LP
Blues Spectrum, Early 70s. Very Good- ... $1.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Clarence Gatemouth BrownBlackjack ... LP
Music Is Medicine, 1977. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Very Good ... $6.99
(Rock, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Buckwheat ZydecoOn A Night Like This ... LP
Island, 1987. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch and a promo stamp.)

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Wild Child ButlerKeep On Doing What You're Doing ... LP
Mercury, 1969. Very Good ... $14.99
Recorded in Chicago, with a style that's as messed-up and changed-up as some of the best Cadet/Concept work of the time! With Lafayette Leake on piano and organ, Mighty Joe Young on guitar, and Jimmy Dawkins on lead guitar – and titles include "Gravy Child", "Sweet Love", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, ex-libris copy with Withdrawn stamps and library stickers. Cover has taped seams and a small peeled spot.)

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Butterbeans & SusieDaddy's Got The Mojo ... LP
Contact (Denmark), Late 20s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Early work from this famous duo – rare 78rpm sides from the late 20s, marking them as one of the first and most important male/female duos – setting a tradition that would run through R&B and soul music in later years! LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddie C CampbellKing Of The Jungle (Rooster) ... LP
Mr Blues/Rooster, 1977. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features work by Carey Bell on harmonica and Lafayette Leake on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Bo CarterBanana In Your Fruit Basket – Red Hot Blues 1931 to 1936 ... LP
Yazoo, Mid 30s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
The cover's a striking one – and it definitely supports the music inside, given that most of these Bo Carter tunes are vintage blues tunes with a decidedly erotic bent! The metaphors are obvious, but they're put together beautifully – without any of the heavy-handed schlock that later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram reissue pressing.)

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Boozoo ChavisLouisiana Zydeco Music ... LP
Maison De Soul, 1986. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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Clifton ChenierBon Ton Roulet ... LP
Arhoolie, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Clifton ChenierLive ... LP
Arhoolie, 1972. Very Good+ ... $12.99
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Clifton ChenierLouisiana Blues & Zydeco ... LP
Arhoolie, 1965. Near Mint- ... $33.99
A real gem from the Arhoolie catalog – recorded in Houston in 1965! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has a split bottom seam and a promo ink stamp on back.)

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Gary BB ColemanRomance Without Finance Is A Nuisance ... LP
Ichiban, 1991. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Albert CollinsTrash Talkin' ... LP
Imperial, 1969. Very Good- ... $11.99
Fantastic early work from Albert Collins – almost as much of a funk album as a blues one! This set's not really funky in the same sense as many of Collins' contemporaries in the soul scene of the time – but it's got some great funky elements, especially in the drums and guitar, which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny CopelandShowdown ... LP
Alligator, 1985. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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James Cotton BandLive & On The Move Vol 1 ... LP
Buddah (Italy), 1976. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(80s pressing. Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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✨✧ Robert CrayDon't Be Afraid Of The Dark ... LP
Hightone/Mercury, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Robert CrayFalse Accusations ... LP
Hightone, 1985. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Includes a promo bio, glossy 8"x10" photo, and a flexi-disc for "Phone Booth" from Guitar Player magazine. Cover has a cut corner, unglued seams, and some pen on front.)

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Blind John DavisYou Better Cut That Out ... LP
Red Beans, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A later album, recorded when Blind John Davis was 71 years old – just vocals and piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Margie DayI'll Get A Deal ... LP
Mr R&B (Sweden), Early 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Great early work from Margie Day – a singer most folks know as a soul star in the 60s – working here more in an R&B mode with backings from the groups of Paul Williams and The Griffin Brothers! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Bo DiddleyHis Greatest Sides ... LP
Chess, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Raw, ragged, rough, and ready – killer early work by Bo Diddley, clearly in a class by itself! The Bo Diddley groove isn't blues, isn't soul, and isn't R&B – it's instead a mad blend of rhythm, scratchy guitar, and spontaneously playful vocals that few other singers could ever hope ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Floyd DixonBernie Hamilton Presents: Floyd Dixon ... LP
Inculcation, 1981. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Cover has a light stain on the top right corner.)

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Johnny DollarJD's Blues ... LP
Blues R&B, 1986. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Titles include "Dog Gone Ya", "I'm The Boss", "Made For Loving You", "Night Out With The Boys", and "Travelin Light". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sleepy John EstesSleepy John Estes 1929 to 1940 ... LP
RBF, 1930s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A nice Folkways collection of classic 30s material from Sleepy John Estes! LP, Vinyl record album
(In pink-tinted paste-on cover, with book!)

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Lowell FulsomLowell Fulson – Chess Blues Masters Series ... LP
Chess, Mid 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Is it Fulsom or Fulson? We're not going to try and present ourselves as the authority, but what we can tell you is this collection features 27 tracks from the man, mostly raw blues, though a number of cuts are more produced, with full horn section and piano complementing Fulsom's guitar and vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing in the textured cover, with a cutout notch.)

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Anson Funderburgh & The RocketsRack 'Em Up ... LP
Black Top, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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Anson Funderburgh & The RocketsSins ... LP
Black Top, 1987. Sealed ... $4.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Jazz GillumMe & My Buddy ... LP
Contact (Denmark), Late 30s/Early 40s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Jazz Gillum sings and plays harmonica on an assortment of small group material recorded for 78rpm discs – with help from Big Bill Broonzy on guitar and Blind John Davis on piano! LP, Vinyl record album

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Joey GilmoreSo Good To Be Bad ... LP
Pandisc, 1989. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Barry GoldbergBarry Goldberg Reunion ... LP
Buddah, 1968. Very Good- ... $5.99
(Rock, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Golden EaglesLightning & Thunder ... LP
Rounder, 1988. Near Mint- ... $5.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Grandpa BoyDead Man Shake ... LP
Fat Possum, 2003. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
(Rock, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Jimmy GrissomWorld Of Trouble – Lowdown Blues & Lonely Ballads ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The only album we've ever seen from Jimmy Grissom – an obscure Chicago singer from the early 60s, one with a style that's somewhat like that of Oscar Brown Jr, but which also has some deeper, bluesier touches too! Grissom's relation to Brown is clearly laid out on the title track – a ... (Vocalists, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Guitar SlimAtco Sessions ... LP
Atlantic, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A great collection – rare 50s singles on Atco, mixed with previously-unreleased tracks – all with Eddie Guitar Slim Jones on vocals and guitar! Titles include "The Cackle", "If I Had My Life To Live Over", "Plenty Good Room", "Along Came Midnight" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy Guy & Junior WellsBuddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues ... LP
Atco, 1972. Very Good ... $29.99
We're not normally ones to rave about electric blues albums, but this one's a lot nicer than you might think – recorded with plenty of deep soul touches, and even a dose of funk in the right places! We hate to admit it, but a big part of the credit here goes to Eric Clapton – who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has some wear and a cut corner.)

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Wynonie HarrisMr Blues Is Coming To Town ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Great work from this raw R&B legend – one of the grittiest, nastiest singers of his time! Bill Doggett plays on some of the cuts – and tracks include "Drinkin By Myself", "Sittin On It All The Time", "A Love Untrue", "Wine, Wine, Sweet Wine", ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. In nice shape!)

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Clifford HayesClifford Hayes Vol 1 – 1926 to 1931 ... LP
Wolf (Austria), Late 20s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Early 78s from Clifford Hayes – one of the coolest cats to ever handle a violin – all recorded in Chicago, including work with the Dixieland Jug Blowers! Also features one track with Jimmie Rodgers on vocals. (Jazz, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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ZZ HillBluesmaster ... LP
Malaco, 1984. Sealed ... $1.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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ZZ HillI'm A Blues Man ... LP
Malaco, 1983. Very Good+ ... $1.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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ZZ HillRhythm & The Blues ... LP
Malaco, 1982. Very Good ... $0.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Earl HookerDo You Remember The Great Earl Hooker ... LP
Bluesway, 1963. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A lost Earl Hooker album from the early 60s – making its first appearance here on an early 70s album on Bluesway/ABC! Titles include "Two Bugs In A Rug", "Hot & Heavy", "Hold On I'm Coming", "Off The Hook", "Bertha", "The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover a cutout hole.)

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John Lee HookerHealer ... LP
Chameleon, 1989. Near Mint- ... $99.99
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(200 gram Classic pressing. Cover has clear tape on the top seam.)

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John Lee HookerKabuki Wuki – Recorded Live At the Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco ... LP
Bluesway, 1973. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Mighty great live work from John Lee Hooker – recorded during an all-night concert in early 70s San Francisco – but with a freewheeling groove that feels like a small club in Chicago during the early years of electric blues! Hooker's guitar and vocals are tremendous – often ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John Lee HookerSittin Here Thinkin ... LP
Muse, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Great gritty sides from the mighty John Lee Hooker – material with a slightly obscure origin, but recorded in the late 50s, right in a stretch when he was cutting some of his classics! Hooker's guitar and vocals are center stage – both growling with a hell of a lot of soulful power ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lightnin HopkinsBlue Lightnin' ... LP
Jewel, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lightnin HopkinsCalifornia Mudslide (& Earthquake) (root beer vinyl pressing) ... LP
Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
One of the more obscure Lightning Hopkins albums of the 60s – a very spare session recorded in Los Angeles for the Vault label – but done with a vibe that's like some of Hopkin's earliest material from the 78rpm generation! The only difference is that the recording quality is superb ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
("Root Beer" vinyl pressing!)

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Lightnin HopkinsStrums The Blues (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Score/Third Man, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 21.99
A late 50s collection of earlier 78rpm singles issued by Aladdin Records – material that's far rawer than the "strums" in the title might imply! At a time when other blues musicians were fleshing things out a bit – sometimes adding in larger backings, horns, and a bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Linda HopkinsHow Blue Can You Get ... LP
PAJ, 1983. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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✨✧ Shakey HortonSoul Of Blues Harmonica ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... $9.99
With a record like this, it's clear that Shakey Horton's the soul of blues harmonica – if not the king as well! The album's filled with wonderful instrumentals that really focus Horton's talents strongly – not used just as flavoring or an occasional solo to spice up a tune – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Chess Masters pressing.)

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✨✧ Son HouseReal Delta Blues – 14 Songs From The Man Who Taught Robert Johnson ... LP
Blue Goose, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Rare late recordings from the great Son House – a key figure in the early blues scene in the Mississippi Delta, but heard here during some at-home sessions recorded during his rediscovery in the 60s! House has lost none of his power over the years – and, if anything, the passage of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has some light wear.)

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Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $39.99
Howlin Wolf is really getting into his thing here – tightening it up a bit from his earliest years at Chess, and moving into a groove that would forever make him one of the key artists to record for the label! The raspy, rootsy feel of earlier years is still in place – but the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf Album ... LP
Cadet/Get On Down, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
A killer album of funky blues – recorded by Howlin Wolf during the period when Chess/Cadet was backing its older artists up with some of the newer funk musicians it had working in its studios! The overall sound works quite well – and although purists at the time moaned at the way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Howlin WolfMoanin In The Moonlight ... LP
Chess, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Classic raspy vocals from the legendary Howlin Wolf – singing here in a way that definitely lives up to his nickname! The sound here is spare and stripped down, with very little accompaniment – usually just a bit of guitar, piano, bass, and drums – and sometimes not even all that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters, & Bo DiddleySuper Super Blues Band (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Checker/Jackpot, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
A group that definitely lives up to its name – given that the lineup features the Chess Records stalwarts Bo Diddley, Howlin Wolf, and Muddy Waters! The set's maybe a bit more in the mode of Wolf or Waters than some of Bo's own records – although there's a bit of that riffing spark of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl!)

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Alberta HunterAmtrak Blues ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Very Good ... $1.99
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Alberta HunterClassic Alberta Hunter – The Thirties ... LP
Stash, 1978. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Side A is double labelled.)

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Ivory Joe HunterI Had A Girl ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great early material from 78s – with a jazzier vibe than some of Hunter's later work! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mississippi John Hurt1928 Sessions (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Yazoo, 1928. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Vintage work from Mississippi John Hurt, but somehow amazingly clear and crisp in this classic LP presentation! The tunes are wonderfully earthy – just vocals and guitar from Hurt, in a style that's definitely blues, but which has some surprisingly jazzy inflections at times – at least ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Etta JamesAt Last (Original Chess Masters pressing) ... LP
Chess/MCA, 1960. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An amazing step forward for the young Etta James – a singer who was delivering a raw, shouting form of R&B just a few years before – but who here ascends into soul music heaven with her famous work on the album! The title cut is the stuff of legend – played and played, again ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Skip JamesGreatest Of The Delta Blues Singers ... LP
Melodeon, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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(Later black label pressing.)

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Pigmeat JarrettLook At The People ... LP
June Appal, 1979. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Titles include "Walking Blues", "Look At The People", "Mr Freddy", "Dirty Dozens", "Hey Joe", "Don't You Feel Bad", "Who's Going Out The Back Door", and "Got to Move". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a June Appal sticker in one corner.)

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Abner JayTrue Story of Abner Jay ... LP
Mississippi, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Folk soul guitar player, singer, songwriter, storyteller and genuine character Abner Jay's brilliant home recordings – the first release of his "terrible comedy blues" in far too long – courtesy of the always deep digging Mississippi label! Abner takes on the topical issues ... (Folk/Country, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Blind Willie JohnsonPraise God I'm Satisfied (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Yazoo, Late 20s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
He may be blind, but he's plenty satisfied – and so are we, with this excellent package of rare 78rpm recordings from Willie Johnson! The sound quality is great – which is important, as Willie's got a style of guitar that's almost lighter in tone than some of his contemporaries – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnnie Johnson, Clayton Love, & Jimmy VaughnRockin Eighty Eights ... LP
Modern Blues, 1990. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Pianists Clayton Love and Jimmy Vaughn join the band of Johnnie Johnson – on tracks that alternate each player in the lead! LP, Vinyl record album

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Lonnie JohnsonBlues Of Lonnie Johnson ... LP
Swaggie (Australia), Late 30s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Early material recorded in Chicago and New York – the Chicago sides solo, the New York titles with Roosevelt Sykes on piano! LP, Vinyl record album

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Lonnie JohnsonMr Johnson's Blues 1926 to 1932 ... LP
Mamlish, Late 20s/Early 30s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Some of the earliest work on record by Lonnie Johnson – mostly tracks with relatively stripped-down instrumentation, and also featuring Lonnie on records by Violet Green, Texas Alexander, Victoria Spivey, Katherine Baker, and Mooch Richardson! LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape.)

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Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson – The Complete Recordings – Centennial Collection ... LP
Columbia, 1930s. Sealed 3LP Gatefold (reissue)... $99.99
An updated and superior version of the great Robert Johnson – The Complete Recordings, first issued as a 2CD set in the early 90s – featuring The San Antonio Recordings on disc one and the Dallas Recordings on disc two – eaching with alternate versions of many numbers. The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(EU pressing, limited edition #005581. Shrinkwrap has a small tear in front.)

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Troyce Key/JJ Malone/Rhythm RockersI've Gotta New Car ... LP
Red Lightnin (UK), 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Cover has partially unglued seams.)

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Albert KingBig Blues (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
King/Sundazed, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A well-titled record, as Albert King here plays with the large sound and big tone that would make him one of the best up-and-coming bluesmen of the 60s – a key player in the already-electrified generation, and possibly the greatest example of the new confidence that was coming into the genre ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(RTI pressed red vinyl!)

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✨✧ Albert KingBorn Under A Bad Sign ... LP
Stax, 1967. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of THE electric blues records of the 60s – a seminal set by Albert King that was probably blasted out of more college dorm rooms than southside juke joints, but which still more than deserves its due! The set was recorded by Stax with a nice raw sound – guitar very much upfront, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing, with 1A matrix and CT stamp. Cover has light wear.)

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Albert KingLive Wire/Blues Power ... LP
Stax, 1968. Very Good ... $11.99
Plenty of blues power here – a searing live set recorded by Albert King before a very enthusiastic crowd at the Fillmore in the late 60s! The album's filled with lots of King's sharp-edged guitar lines – searing with a bit more soul than your usual bluesman, possibly in part because ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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BB KingBB King In London ... LP
ABC, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
BB King in London – not playing live, but working in the studio with a host of British musicians he'd inspired over the years! The lineup varies from track to track, giving a nice sort of variety to the album – and the overall feel is a bit like some of the Chess London sessions of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, aging, and a cutout hole.)

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BB KingBlues For Me ... LP
United, Early 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Cover has some wear and splitting in the spine.)

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BB KingBlues On Top Of Blues ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, 1967. Near Mint- ... $24.99
There's some bigger arrangements here than you'd usually get on a BB King album of the 60s – but they're used in a really great way that makes the album one of our favorites by King from his years at ABC! Johnny Pate arranged and produced, and he gives the whole thing a Chicago soul punch ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)
 
 



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