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Blues — In Stock — LPs

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Billie Joe BecoatReflections From A Cracked Mirror ... LP
Fantasy, 1969. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Blue label pressing.)

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Rod Bernard & Clifton ChenierBoogie In Black & White ... LP
Jin, 1976. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a cosmetic mark that does not affect play.)

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Otis BlackwellThese Are My Songs ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Otis Blackwell takes back his songs – providing his own new versions of tunes that were recorded famously by a host of rock, pop, and R&B artists back in the 50s! The 70s session is definitely done as part of the generation that was "giving back" to the roots of rock and roll ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, ans some light wear.)

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Blazes/Dozier BoysSwingin & Singin – Black Music In The 50s Vol 12 ... LP
United/P-Vine (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A great Japanese collection of work by these two rare vocal groups from Chicago – all material for the United Records label, and featuring a few unissued tracks! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi!)

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Bluesman Willie & A Little Bit Of EverythingAre You Ready For Willie ... LP
Energy, Late 80s. Sealed ... $4.99
... 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- ... $24.99
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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Dusty Brooks, Doc Wiley, Billie McAllister, Christine Kittrell, & OthersNashville R&B Vol 3 – Hear My Story ... LP
Krazy Kat (UK), Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Rare Nashville R&B from the 50s – with work by Dusty Brooks, Doc Wiley, Billie McAllister, Christine Kittrell, Jimmy Sweeney, Jack Cooley, and others. (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Clarence Gatemouth BrownSan Antonio Ballbuster ... LP
Charly (UK), Late 40s/1950s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Classic Texas blues from Clarence Gatemouth Brown – with titles that include "Gate's Salty Blues", "She Winked Her Eye", "Just Got Lucky", "You Got Money", "Okie Dokie Stomp", "Just Before Dawn", and "Sad Hour". LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy BrownGood Rocking Tonight – Legendary Recordings Vol 2 ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Although Roy Brown had a slightly softer edge than some of his R&B contemporaries – he could definitely rock and wail when he wanted to, as you'll hear on this set! The set does good job of digging through Roy's work from the late 40s and early 50s, pulling together 15 tracks that mix ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is slightly wavy from moisture.)

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Roy BrownHard Times ... LP
Bluesway, 1968. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Later work from the great Roy Brown – captured here in some relatively hip LA company – with work from Don Randi on piano, Clifford Scott on tenor, Dennis Budimir and Charles Wright on guitars, and Earl Palmer on drums – working with arrangements from HB Barnum and Arthur Wright! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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Bo CarterBest Of Bo Carter Vol 1 1928 to 1940 ... LP
Blues Documents (Austria), Late 20s/1930s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Mostly just Bo Carter on vocals and guitar – recorded in New Orleans, San Antonio, and Atlanta – but including a bit of other instrumentation on a few tracks! LP, Vinyl record album

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Clifton ChenierBogalusa Boogie ... LP
Arhoolie, 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Red hot zydeco work from Clifton Chenier – one in a number of well-done albums for Arhoolie from the 70s – recorded way out at the Studio In The Country in Bogalusa, LA! Clifton's rocking the grooves on accordion on most numbers, and instrumentation in the combo includes tenor sax and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a worn corner.)

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Chicago Bob & the ShadowsJust Your Fool ... LP
High Water, 1987. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Titles include "Sloppy Drunk", "In My Bed All Alone", "Just Your Fool", "Call My Landlady", "Stop What You're Doing", and "Too Much Alcohol". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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William ClarkeBlowin Like Hell ... LP
Alligator, 1990. Near Mint- ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Arthur Big Boy CrudupLook On Yonder's Wall ... LP
Delmark, 1967. Very Good ... $19.99
Mostly just the legendary Arthur Crudup on vocals and guitar – in a much more stripped-down setting than his early material! LP, Vinyl record album
(7 West Grand pressing. Cover has a faint ink stamp and some tape remnants on back.)

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Willie DixonPeace? ... LP
Yambo, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Even though Chicago was a strong blues city in the 70s, there still weren't that many underground recordings of the music – as most of the sessions were in the hands of the bigger (or soon to be bigger) labels, which wasn't really the case with the soul sessions at the same time. This one's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing.)

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Sleepy John EstesDown South Blues – 1935 to 1940 ... LP
MCA, Late 30s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Walter Gavitt FergusonLegendary Tape Recordings Vol 2 – The King Of Calypso Limonense ... LP
Bongo Joe (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
Not the kind of calypso that was issued by the big American labels in the 50s – and instead, sounds that have a sound, style, and overall approach that's maybe a lot more similar to American blues from the rural scene! The tracks here are all pulled from the personal archive of Walter Gavitt ... (Global Grooves, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lowell FulsomLet's Go Get Stoned ... LP
United Superior, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Classic funky blues from the great Lowell Fulsom – recorded right around the same years as his classic "Tramp" (not on this album), and with a very similar feel. Titles include "Funky Broadway", "Feel So Bad", "Tomorrow", "Mellow Together", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and old tape on the top seam.)

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Roy GainesRoy Gaines With Crusaders Crew ... LP
Red Lightnin/P-Vine (Japan), 1980. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Not Roy Gaines with The Crusaders – but actually with the Crusading Crew – a cool combo with Barry Finnerty on rhythm guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with insert.)

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✨✧ ZZ HillDown Home ... LP
Malaco, 1981. Very Good ... $1.99
Produced by Tommy Couch, with tracks that include ZZ's classic "Down Home Blues" – plus "Givin It Up For Your Love", "Woman Don't Go Astray", "When It Rains It Pours", and "Love Me". (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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John Lee HookerSittin Here Thinkin ... LP
Muse, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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
(Teal label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, mostly split top seam, and some splitting in the bottom seam.)
Also available Blue Lightnin' ... LP 9.99

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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
Also available Blue Lightnin ... LP 24.99

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Lightnin HopkinsHow Many More Years I Got ... LP
Fantasy, 1962. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
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(80s pressing.)

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Lightnin HopkinsStrums The Blues ... 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 Hopkins & Gloria LynneQueens Of Song ... LP
Grand Prix, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
(Vocalists, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfHowling Wolf Sings The Blues ... LP
Crown, Early 50s. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Howlin Wolf sings the blues, and comes across in a way that influences an entire generation too – with that raw, raspy sound that made the singer a perfect blend of delta roots and contemporary sounds that were bubbling up in the postwar years! These tracks have a spare, simple, stark style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing. Cover has masking tape on the seams and spine.)

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Howlin' WolfBest Of The Sun Records Sessions ... LP
Sun/ORG, Early 50s. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed – appears to be the black vinyl edition.)

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Alberta Hunter & Lovie AustinChicago – The Living Legends – Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Sealed ... $9.99
Two great female blues talents, recorded at a time when they were still alive and well in Chicago – Alberta Hunter on vocals, and Lovie Austin on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed OBC pressing, with review sticker. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Mississippi John HurtWorried Blues (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Fat Possum, 1964. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Rare recordings of delta blues legend Mississippi John Hurt – captured solo and beautifully well on 3 dates in late 1964, recorded by Gene Rosenthal – with Hurt's distinctive way of a somehow gentle melodic acoustic blues guitar sound, coming from hard-strummed and plucked strings as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Roy Hytower & MotifRoot Doctor ... LP
Diamond Gem, 1988. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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Bessie Jackson & Walter RolandBessie Jackson & Walter Roland 1927 to 1935 ... LP
Yazoo, Late 20s/Early 30s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Features solo material from Bessie Jackson and Walter Roland, plus duos as the Jolly Two! LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label pressing. Cover has some very light wear, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Elmore JamesElmore James – Special Blues Series ... LP
Bell, Early 60s. Very Good ... $19.99
A 60s album that reissues Elmore James' excellent Sky Is Crying album for Sphere Sound – raw blues in the style you'd expect from this legendary bluesman. The set was recorded shortly before he passed – and titles include "Dust My Broom", "Sky Is Crying", "Stand ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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Jimmy JohnsonJohnson's Whacks ... LP
Delmark, 1979. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Features Jimmy Johnson on guitar and vocals, plus a bit of harmonica on one track too – and the set features an unusual take on Dave Brubeck's "Take Five"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and a wavy corner.)

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✨✧ Robert JohnsonKing Of The Delta Blues Singers Vol 2 ... LP
Columbia, 1936. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear, with minor splitting and a bit of marker in the top right.)

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Junior KimbroughYou Better Run – The Essential Junior Kimbrough (with download) ... LP
Fat Possum, 1990s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99 19.98
A strong collection of (mostly) early-to-mid 90s recordings by Mississippi blues legend Junior Kimbrough – compiling his Fat Possum recordings and as a set that really is essential! It includes recordings captured Junior's Juke Joint in Chulahoma, MS, home recordings and more – raw and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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✨✧ Albert KingBorn Under A Bad Sign ... LP
Stax, 1967. Fair ... 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. NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition. Cover has some discoloration from age, with small stains and pencil doodles on back.)

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Albert KingYears Gone By ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
Soulful blues from Albert – recorded in Memphis with some strong arrangements by Al Jackson. The tracks aren't necessarily in the funky blues mode, but Albert's guitar and vocals are great all the way through, with that tight crossover sound that made him one of the best acts of his time in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow label pressing. Cover has wear and masking tape along the top seam.)

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Eddie KirklandDevil & Other Blues Demons ... LP
Trix, 1970. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features Eddie Kirkland on vocals, guitar, and harmonica – working with his Macon Mothers band – on titles that include "The Devil", "Got To Love My Baby", "Tell Me Baby", "Mink Hollow Slide", and "Pity On Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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LeadbellyHuddie Ledbetter's Best – His Guitar, His Voice, His Piano ... LP
Capitol, 1944. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Great 40s work from Leadbelly – featuring the man himself on vocals and guitar, caught in a nice raw mode – plus extra odd zither accompaniment on a few tracks too! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s red label pressing.)

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LeadbellyLeadbelly ... LP
Everest, 1920s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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LeadbellySings Ballads Of Beautiful Women & Bad Men ... LP
Sutton, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams held with clear tape and light surface wear.)

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Furry LewisBack On My Feet Again ... LP
Prestige/Bluesville, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $49.99
Just the great Furry Lewis – on vocals and guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove Bluesville pressing, with RVG stamp – in great shape! Cover has a small bit of wear on the top seam, but is nice too.)

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✨✧ Little Joe BluesBest Of The Blues – Best Of Little Joe Blue ... LP
Kris, Very Good- ... $3.99
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(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Little Willie JohnFree At Last ... LP
King, 1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A pretty great collection of Little Willie John's classic work for King – issued in the 60s, after Willie got out of prison, with a title and an image of a jail cell that will never let him forget his debt to society! Fortunately, the music washes away all memories of that trouble, and the ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Cripple Clarence LoftonCripple Clarence Lofton & Walter Davis ... LP
Yazoo, 1930s. Sealed ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Joe Hill LouisJoe Hill Louis – The One Man Band ... LP
Muskadine, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Rare 50s work from Joe Hill Louis – a player who worked around town as a one man blues band – and who was recorded early on by Sun Records! These sides are a mix of solo material, and work with a bit of added accompaniment – including one with Walter Horton on harmonica. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John MayallJazz Blues Fusion ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
The title certainly gets it right – as the album definitely brings a bit of jazz into the mix for the great John Mayall – given that the set features strong work from funky jazz heavyweights Blue Mitchell on trumpet and Freddy Robinson on guitar! Both are musicians that we love for ... (Rock, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Percy MayfieldVoice Within ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A collection of some of Percy Mayfield's early and probably least well-known recordings. Almost all of the compositions are originals, which is no surprise since Mayfield became one of the great songwriters for many people including folks like Ray Charles. Tracks include "How Wrong Can A ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Jimmy McCracklinI Just Gotta Know ... LP
Imperial, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Raw early work from the great Jimmy McCracklin – with titles that include "You've Been Misled", "Don't Deceive", "Every Night", "I Don't Care", "Shame Shame Shame", "Just Got To Know", "My Love For You", and "Too Late ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small bit of seam splitting on the top – but just a hint.)

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✨✧ Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry & Earl HookerI Couldn't Believe My Eyes ... LP
Bluesway, 1973. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam.)

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Blind Willie McTellLast Session ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Just the legendary Blind Willie McTell himself, on vocals and guitar – in a rootsy set that features some of his last recordings! LP, Vinyl record album
(OBC pressing, in a black and white cover – still in shrink, with review sticker. Cover has a cutout mark in the corner.)

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Blind Willie McTellTrying To Get Home ... LP
Biograph, 1949. Very Good ... $4.99
Late recordings of enigmatic blues man Blind Willie McTell – heavily steeped in gospel blues for this sessions – his strong voice augmented by his own great guitar for the most part, with some guitar and voice accompaniment from Curley Weaver. The material was originally issued by the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has small seam splits.)

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Lizzy MilesHot Songs My Mother Taught Me ... LP
Cook, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
(Vocalists, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy dark red vinyl pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Rev Gatemouth MooreAfter Twenty One Years ... LP
Bluesway, 1973. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A great mix of blues and gospel – with Gatemouth Moore in the lead – getting help from a Chicago combo that includes Richard Evans, Morris Jennings, and Ben Branch – all of whom bring in some nice Chess Records touches! (Gospel, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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Andrew Voice OdomFarther On Down The Road ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, 1973. Sealed ... $16.99
Features a small group with Odom on vocals – plus Earl Hooker on guitar, and Johnny Walker on piano and organ! LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny Otis & OthersJohnny Otis Presents Some Old Folks Boogie ... LP
Dig/P-Vine (Japan), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Fantastic work from Johnny Otis' 50s recordings for the Dig Records label – a Capitol imprint that had Johnny acting as A&R and bandleader, a bit like James Brown would later do for People Records! The set features rare work by Abe Moore, Moose John, Sydney Maiden, Sailor Boy, Al Simmons ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tampa RedMidnight Blues 1949 to 1951 ... LP
Contact (Denmark), Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Postwar recordings from Chicago – with help from Johnnie Jones on piano! LP, Vinyl record album

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Famous L RenfroeFamous L Renfroe As The Flying Sweet Angel Of Joy – Children (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum, Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Not really famous, but gritty & grooving bluesy gospel soul from Famous L Renfroe – and artist who might even be more mysterious to us after hearing the record! The Flying Sweet Angel Of Joy is kind of a dreamlike mix of impassioned vocals, electric guitar and bass, with some drums. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rockin DopsieCrowned Prince Of Zydeco ... LP
Maison De Soul, 1986. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Titles include "The Back Door", "Make It Hot", "I'm In The Mood Baby", "Zyde-Cool"," Hey Heey Hey", "Crazy Bout That Married Woman", "Do Right Tonight", and "Something On Your Mind". LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)

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Rockin Dopsie & His Cajun TwistersHold On! ... LP
GNP/Crescendo, 1983. Sealed ... $9.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Bobby RushWearing It Out ... LP
LaJam, 1983. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Otis RushMourning In The Morning ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good+ ... $33.99
A funky bit of blues from Otis Rush – the guitarist's debut album, and a surprisingly great batch of tracks recorded at Fame Studios! Production is by Mike Bloomfield and Nick Gravenites, who are clearly going for more of a crossover sound than Rick Hall might have given the set – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Johnny Shines BandMasters Of Modern Blues Volume 1 ... LP
Testament/OJL, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Features Johnny Shines on vocals and guitar – with Walter Horton on harmonica, Otis Spann on piano, Lee Jackson on bass, and Fred Below on drums – all recorded at the Chicago soul paradise, One-Der-Ful Studios! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Vinyl has a small pressing bump that makes a short click in two spots, but is nice overall. Cover has some light wear.)

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Whispering SmithOver Easy ... LP
Excello, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Earthy blues from Whispering Smith, a singer with a really deep-voiced approach – a style of singing that comes from way down in the chest, and belts out with a ferocity that's a lot louder than a whisper! The set was recorded in Baton Rouge, with small combo instrumentation that's mostly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In nice shape! Cover has a cut corner.)

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Otis Spann with Fleetwod MacBiggest Thing Since Colossus (UK cover) ... LP
Blue Horizon (UK), 1969. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A really great moment in the spotlight for the legendary Chicago bluesman Otis Spann – an artist who often appeared on records by bigger talents of his generation, but didn't always get to shine this brightly on his own! The album's a very reverent session that has Spann's piano and vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vintage Canadian pressing, on Columbia, 360 sound label.)

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Sonny TerrySonny Terry's New Sound – The Jawharp In Blues & Folk Music ... LP
Folkways, 1968. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Wild jawharp work from Sonny Terry – who also sings a bit, and works here in the company of Brownie McGhee on guitar and JC Burris on "bones"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes book.)

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Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee/Peppermint HarrisGoing Down Slow ... LP
Mainstream, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A collection of early 50s material – recorded for the Sittin In With label, then issued here on Bob Shad's 70s imprint, Mainstream! The set's worth it alone for the work by Peppermint Harris – who's got a nice jazzy jump blues vibe! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has heavy wear, splitting seams and a cut corner.)

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Henry Townsend & Henry SpauldingHenry Townsend & Henry Spaulding 1929 to 1937 – Complete Recordings In Chronological Order ... LP
Wolf (Austria), Late 20s/1930s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Features two tracks by Henry Spaulding, recorded in Chicago in 1929 – and more by Henry Townsend, including a few from 1937 with Sonny Boy Williamson on harmonica. LP, Vinyl record album

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Ike TurnerRockin' Blues ... LP
Stateside (UK), 1960s/1970s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Titles include "Hey Miss Tina", "Stringin Along", "I Miss You So", "Nobody Wants Me", "All The Blues All The Time", and "The Wild One". (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain on the bottom 3 inches.)

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Ike Turner & The Kings Of RhythmHey Hey – The Legendary Ike Turner & The Kings Of Rhythm ... LP
Red Lightnin (UK), Late 50s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $9.99
An essential collection of early work from Ike Turner – done before Tina was in the mix, and with a host of great singers – in lineups that include material recorded under the names of Icky Renrut, Bobby Foster, Timothy Coooper, Sammy Grimes, Chuck Wheeler, and Johnny Wright! Lots of ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner's Greatest Hits ... LP
Atlantic, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Some of the greatest work ever from this Kansas City singer – material from that 50s stretch when he was reinventing himself as an R&B giant on Atlantic Records – exploding with new energy, and a fair bit of nasty lyrics too! Cuts include "Honey Hush", "Crawdad ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Joe TurnerFlip, Flop & Fly ... LP
Pablo, 1972. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Joe TurnerHave No Fear, Big Joe Turner Is Here – Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol 2 ... LP
Savoy, Mid 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
Great 40s work from this Kansas City legend – recorded in New York, Chicago, and LA – with work from players who include Don Byas and Wild Bill Moore on tenor, Camille Howard and Pete Johnson on piano, Red Saunders on drums, and Riley Hampton on alto sax! LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut cover, including printed inner sleeves.)

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Eddie Cleanhead VinsonKidney Stew Is Fine ... LP
Delmark, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Lincoln Ave pressing in the textured cover.)

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Charles Walker & The New York City Blues BandBlues From The Apple ... LP
Oblivion, 1974. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A small label blues set from the New York scene – with Charles Walker on vocals and guitar – with Lee Roy Little on vocals and piano, Bill Dicey on harmonicas, and Foxy Ann Yancey on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album

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T Bone WalkerDirty Mistreater ... LP
Bluesway/MCA, 1968. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A later issue of a record that features an early image of T-Bone Walker on the cover – even though it was recorded in the late 60s! The set's not as all-out funky as some of the funky blues albums on Chess at the time – but still nicely funky, and a very different album than usual for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cutout hole in the corner.)

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T Bone WalkerFunky Town ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, Late 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
Not as all-out funky as some of the funky blues albums on Chess at the time – but still nicely funky, and a very different album than usual for T Bone! The record has Walker's vocals and guitar backed by some larger arrangements that have a nice little bounce – lots of electric bass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split bottom seam and surface wear.)

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Washboard SamBlues Classics By Washboard Sam ... LP
Blues Classics, Late 30s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A collection of vintage material, recorded in Chicago! LP, Vinyl record album
(Second pressing.)

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Albert WashingtonSad & Lonely (180 gram pressing) (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Eastbound/Tidal Waves, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
An obscure bit of heavy soul – and the only vocal album on the jazz-based Eastbound imprint of Detroit's legendary Westbound Records! Albert's a blues artist, and sings in a soulful electric style that's similar to some of the Stax work of Albert King – but which has a bit more of a ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2019 Record Store Day UK/EU release!)

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WashragBang! ... LP
TMI, 1971. Near Mint- ... $13.99
(Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some waviness from moisture.)

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Muddy WatersDown On Stovall's Plantation – His First Recordings 1941 to 1942 ... LP
Testament, 1941/1942. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Some of the earliest work ever recorded by Muddy Waters – in Mississippi, before he moved to Chicago – captured by the Library Of Congress recordings, and featuring some tracks with Muddy on his own, and some with the Son Sims Four! LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label pressing. Cover has some light wear, and one slightly bumped corner.)

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Josh WhiteChain Gang Songs – Spirituals & Blues ... LP
Elektra, Late 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label pressing with deep groove and blue text. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Josh White/Bill Bill BroonzyComes A-Visitin ... LP
Period, 1958. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Big Joe Williams, Big Boy Spires, Johnny Williams, John Lee Hooker, & Little WalterChicago Bluesmasters Vol 3 – Going Back Home ... LP
Chance/Charly (UK), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great UK collection of rare work cut on the small Chance Records label in Chicago – filled with rare and obscure material! LP, Vinyl record album

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Big Joe WilliamsBig Joe Williams (Everest) ... LP
Everest, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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✨✧ Chick WillisStoop Down Baby Let Your Daddy See ... LP
La Val, 1972. Sealed ... $14.99
A compelling classic of raunchy blues – and a real standout in the indie scene of the 70s! The album features a very unique first side – one that's almost a party record at points, as Chick Willis runs through a live 21 minute take on the title tune – complete with some very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, sealed!)

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Leola B Wilson & Kid Wesley WilsonLeola B Wilson & Kid Wesley Wilson 1928 to 1933 ... LP
Document (Austria), Late 20s/Early 30s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Rare New York recordings, most of which feature the Wilsons together – a few in vocal duets! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAtlantic Blues – Piano ... LP
Atlantic, 1950s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBlues – A Real Summit Meeting – Recorded Live At Newport In New York ... LP
Buddah, 1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Not just straight blues, but a nice later appearance of some key postwar artists too – a the album features work by BB King, Arthur Crudup, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Muddy Waters, Lloyd Glenn, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, and Big Mama Thorton! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and a lightly bent/warped corner.)

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VariousChicago Blues – The Early 1950s ... LP
Blues Classics, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features early work by Homesick James, Little Walter, Leroy Foster, Muddy Waters, Eddie Boyd, John Brim, Robert Nighthawk, and Snooky Pryor! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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VariousChills & Fever – Chicago Bluesmasters Vol 4 ... LP
Charly (UK), 1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Includes selections from LC McKinley, Jimme Eager, Birmingham Jones, Hubert Sumlin, and Willie Cobbs. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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VariousCool Cat Club – A Vintage Blues Ragout ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
A double-dose of rare soul and blues – served up here on a double-length set that's overflowing with plenty of obscure gems from the 50s and 60s! The format here follows some of the other collections on Stag O Lee – a nicely rough-n-ready sound, pulled from 45s from back in the day ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHistory Of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Vol 2 – 1959 to 1962 ... LP
Rhino, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A well-done set by Rhino – wiht work from Earl King, Barbara George, Benny Spellman, Ernie K Doe, Jessie Hill, Chris Kenner, Bobby Marchan, Frankie Ford, Lee Dorsey, and others! (Soul, Blues) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHSE Enterprises Presents Rhythm & Blues – John R Glances Back To The 60s ... LP
Sound Stage 7/HSE, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $79.99
A very cool 2LP set – one issued in 1976, with a very Bicentennial-styled cover – but featuring rare 60s work from the SSS International and Sound Stage 7 labels – all handled by John Richbourg! Includes work by Brief Encounter, Jackey Beavers, Fenton Robinson, Ella Washington, ... (Soul, Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some very light wear, but this is a great copy.)

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VariousI'm In A Strange Town – Blues & Gospel 1927 to 1967 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s. New Copy ... $11.99
Wonderful work from that special place where blues and gospel intersect – where the spirit comes to play with more secular expressions – and the result is something completely sublime! The work here spans the space of a few decades, but is unified by the strong presence of guitar on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousModern Blues Anthology Vol 10 – Should I Let Her Go – Blues Great Essential ... LP
Modern/Trio (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A set of RPM/Modern blues tracks, issued here on a Japanese-only pressing – with work by T Bone Walker, Lowell Fulson, Al King, Willie Garland, King Solomon, Willie Headen, and Arthur H Adams! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi!)

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VariousNegro Prison Songs – From The Mississippi State Penitentiary ... LP
Tradition, 1947. Near Mint- ... $33.99
A groundbreaking set of music – famous not just for its content, but also for its political impact – as the recordings were part of the Alan Lomax work at Parchman Farm, where under the auspices of presenting the blues work songs of the prisoners, he also exposed their terrible living ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing.)

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VariousNew York Blues Vol 2 ... LP
Fire/Charly (UK), Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A collection of gritty blues recorded for Harlem soul powerhouse Bobby Robinson – originally issued on his Fire, Fury, and Fling labels – and with a few tracks each by Sammy Myers, Johnny Acey, Mighty Joe Young, and Dr Horse – and more by Bobby Long, B Brown & His Rockin Vouts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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