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✨✧ Dorothy AshbyDorothy's Harp (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the grooviest Dorothy Ashby albums of the 60s – a set that has her already-great jazz work on harp backed by Chicago soul arrangements from Richard Evans – all in a blend that's somewhere in the territory of the Soulful Strings, but even groovier! And as an added bonus, Odell ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Odell Brown & The Organ-izersRaising The Roof ... LP
Cadet, 1966. Very Good- ... $14.99
The first LP by this stormin' organ jazz combo from Chicago, featuring the great Odell Brown on organ, Artee (Duke) Payne on alto, and Thomas Purvis on tenor. Includes loads of great tracks, like their originals "Enchilada Joe", "Raising the Roof", and "A Cool ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear, discoloration from age, and some light stains in back.)

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Ray BryantSlow Freight ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $13.99
A killer album by soul jazz pianist Ray Bryant! The title track, "Slow Freight", is an amazing 10 minute groover that moves at a very slow pace (just like a freight train), and which features some very cool ad-lib talking by Paul Serrano – a pretty groovy touch that really adds a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellMan At Work ... LP
Cadet, 1959. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Kenny's nicely grooving sides for Chess – recorded live at the Village Vanguard in 1959, with a trio that features Richard Davis on bass and Roy Haynes on drums. Haynes' free touch on the kit really opens up the style of Kenny's playing – free, light, and lyrical, yet still ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s mono blue fade label pressing with deep groove. Cover shows some aging in back.)

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Kenny BurrellOde To 52nd Street ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $18.99
A really wonderful Chess/Cadet session from the 60s – not the bop-styled record you might expect from the 52nd Street reference in the title! Instead, the whole thing's more of a cool Chicago take on soul jazz – with these great large arrangements from Richard Evans, backing strong ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the Kenny Burrell 90th Anniversary Collection!)

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellOde To 52nd Street ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A really wonderful Chess/Cadet session from the 60s – not the bop-styled record you might expect from the 52nd Street reference in the title! Instead, the whole thing's more of a cool Chicago take on soul jazz – with these great large arrangements from Richard Evans, backing strong ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Terry CallierOccasional Rain ... CD
Cadet, 1972. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
Terry Callier's first album for Cadet – and the kickoff of one of the greatest three album runs that any soul artist ever recorded! This one's got a different feel than the later two, as it takes songs by Terry, and structures them with these little musical "seque" tracks in ... (Soul) read more CD

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Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1973. Used ... $6.99
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Verve Originals digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available What Color Is Love ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... LP
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available What Color Is Love ... CD 6.99

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DellsDells Sing Dionne Warwick's Greatest Hits ... CD
Cadet/Dusty Groove, 1972. Used ... $16.99
Forget Dionne Warwick, and think Burt Bacharach – because on this sublime little set, The Dells are singing some of Burt's greatest tunes ever – all set to impeccable arrangements by the legendary Charles Stepney! The album's more wonderful than you might even expect – a true ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ DellsMighty Mighty Dells ... LP
Cadet, 1974. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A great 70s album from The Dells – one that has the group really at the top of their game from a vocal perspective – bringing that extra something special to the record that really sets the group head and shoulders above so many of their contemporaries! Production is by Don Davis, who ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s UK pressing.)

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✨✧ Jean DuShonFeeling Good ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pop vocal arrangements by this jazzy diva from Chicago. Arrangements are by Oliver Nelson and Jimmy Jones, and the track list includes a lot of nice lesser-known tracks like "Take a Chance", "Watching the World Go By", and "Goodbye Is A Lonesome Sound" – plus a ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing with deep groove. Vinyl is great, but the cover has light staining and wear on the bottom corner, due to moisture.)

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Slim Gaillard TrioScotchin' With The Soda/Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) ... 78 RPM
Cadet, 1946. Very Good+ ... $11.99
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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✨✧ Bunky GreenLatinization Of Bunky Green ... LP
Cadet, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Chicago alto player Bunky Green gets "Latinized" – in a very groovy set of soul jazz tunes from the 60s Cadet Records scene! The style isn't entirely straight Latin – more just a soul jazz approach to small combo jazz, supported with great percussion from a trio of added ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono light blue label pressing – a nice copy.)

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Woody HermanHeavy Exposure ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Excellent stuff – a record that we love it to death, and listen to all the time! Woody Herman's band meets the soulful arrangements of Richard Evans, and the whole thing cooks nicely in the Chess studios in Chicago. The result is a tasty blend of soulful big band tracks, with a strident ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing, including Cadet catalog inner. Cover has light surface wear.)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf Album ... LP
Cadet/Get On Down, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willis JacksonSmoking With Willis ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A great album from Willis Jackson – a real sleeper, and with a very groovy feel! Willis smokes with an organ combo that has Butch Cornell at the keys, and which also features Vince Corrao on guitar and Franklyn Robinson on trumpet. The tracks are a mix of originals and Beatles covers ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label pressing in the black and white cover, with a cut corner, light wear, ink stamps on back & labels.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalHeat Wave ... LP
Cadet, 1966. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This mid 60s set for Cadet finds Jamal and his trio, featuring Jamil Nasser on bass and Frank Gant on drums playing it cool despite the title – which is actually the Irving Berlin penned lead track. Other tracks include a rendition of Sonny Rollins' "St. Thomas", the latin-tinged ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Etta JamesTell Mama (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Bear Family (Germany), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $33.99 34.99 On October 28, 2022
A really unique album from the great Etta Jones – a session recorded down in Muscle Shoals, and not in Chicago – a setting that gives James an extra sort of deep soul power! The backing is nicely different than some of the other Chess material – killer work from the legendary ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(RSD Essentials pressing – on opaque yellow vinyl! Quantities limited.) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, October 28.
Also available Tell Mama – Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ John KlemmerInvolvement ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful early work from John Klemmer – one of the most under-rated talents of his generation, and a great player who frequently gets overlooked because of his later, smoother work. This album is Klemmer's first – recorded with a soulful Chicago tenor sound, touched with some of the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow and pink label pressing in the reversed image cover, which has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisAnother Voyage ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet, funky, and outtasite – one of Ramsey Lewis' greatest albums of the 60s – cut under the supervision of Chicago soul maestro Charles Stepney! The album's an amazing mix of jazz, funk, and the more baroque and spacey elements – that were running through the Chicago soul and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, light smudges, and some wrinkling near the spine.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisBest Of Ramsey Lewis (Cadet) ... LP
Cadet, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A collection of Ramsey's work on Cadet/Argo that focuses mostly on the groovy uptempo tracks from the mid 60s – when Lewis had cracked the pop instrumental charts with soulful versions of bigger hits. Titles include "The In Crowd", "Function At The Junction", "Soul ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, with a small split in the bottom saem.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisHang On Ramsey ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Easily one of Ramsey Lewis' most successful records – featuring the hit soul jazz style that he forged with the Young/Holt rhythm combo, honed to perfection before a live crowd at The Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach. The record's a key part of Ramsey's live recorded output – showing the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing, including Chess inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & aging.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisPiano Player ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
One of Ramsey Lewis' best albums of the 60s – a killer Cadet record that stands right up there with classics like Maiden Voyage and Mother Nature's Son! As on those records, arrangements here are mostly by Charles Stepney, who comes up with that righteous blend of soul, strings, and jazz ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis Live In Tokyo ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A rare little session by Ramsey Lewis – recorded in Japan at the end of the 60s, but never issued here in the US! The album features Lewis working with his second trio – that of soon-to-be soul superstars Maurice White on drums and Cleveland Eaton on bass – in a mode that's ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Ramsey Lewis Live In Tokyo ... CD 9.99

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Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis Live In Tokyo ... CD
Cadet (Japan), 1968. Used ... $9.99
A rare little session by Ramsey Lewis – recorded in Japan at the end of the 60s, but never issued here in the US! The album features Lewis working with his second trio – that of soon-to-be soul superstars Maurice White on drums and Cleveland Eaton on bass – in a mode that's ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Ramsey Lewis Live In Tokyo ... CD 14.99

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Ramsey LewisUp Pops Ramsey Lewis ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Although Ramsey first scored big with his spare trio recordings during the late 50s, by this point in his career, Cadet were wisely playing with his sound a lot, adding in new elements to keep things fresh and soulful. Such is the case with this album, which has Ramsey's second trio (with ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light aging and a small tear at the opening.)

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Johnny NashTeardrops In The Rain ... LP
Cadet, Early 60s/1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A repackaged version of Johnny Nash's earlier Chess album – Composer's Choice – given a sexier early 70s look, clearly to cash in on his big hit at the time. The tracks are older material with a nice jazzy feel, and although the record sounds nothing like Johnny's 70s work, it is a ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, in great shape otherwise!)

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✨✧ Don PattersonGoin Down Home ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked classic from organist Don Patterson – recorded around a time when most of his bigger fame would come on Prestige Records, and a set that's got a slightly different groove! The trio features Paul Weeden on guitar and Billy James on drums – and tracks include "Little ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Cadet pressing. Cover and label have a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Minnie RipertonCome To My Garden ... CD
Cadet/Aim, 1970. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mindblowing work from Minnie Riperton – her first solo album, cut at the end of the 60s, after a number of years of work with the group Rotary Connection. The album builds off the now famous sound of Rotary Connection – but takes it to the next level, with arch-baroque production by ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Rotary ConnectionHey Love ... LP
Cadet, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A massively beautiful piece of work by "the new Rotary Connection" – a version of this groundbreaking Chicago soul ensemble which featured Phil Upchurch, Henry Gibson, and Charles Stepney – the cream of the Chicago production scene! Minnie Riperton's still in the band on ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rotary ConnectionSongs/Hey Love ... CD
Cadet/BGP (UK), 1969/1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of gems from the legendary Rotary Connection – an early Chicago group that featured Minnie Riperton on vocals, and Charles Stepney on production! Songs is amazing soul from Rotary Connection – and one of their greatest albums! The "songs" concept has the group working ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Salloom SinclairSalloom Sinclair & The Mother Bear (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Cadet/Big Pink (Korea), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Funk folks unfurling their freak flag, hailing from Tennessee – but working under the aegis of Marshall Chess and Abner Spector in the crossover mode of some of the other Cadet Concept albums from the time, plying a righteous verging-on-soul vibe that a lot of the hippy generation seemed to ... (Rock) read more CD

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Marlena ShawSpice Of Life ... LP
Cadet, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.99
An amazing batch of sophisticated soul tracks – and a favorite with the righteous groove scene! On the surface, the record's a combination of jazz and soul tracks in the same mode that you'd find on some of Nancy Wilson's albums for Capitol during the same time – but digging deeper, ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Marlena ShawSpice Of Life ... CD
Cadet, 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing batch of sophisticated soul tracks – and a favorite with the righteous groove scene! On the surface, the record's a combination of jazz and soul tracks in the same mode that you'd find on some of Nancy Wilson's albums for Capitol during the same time – but digging deeper, ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Spice Of Life ... LP 21.99

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Soulful StringsIn Concert ... LP
Cadet, Late 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
Given that the Soulful Strings were really just a studio side project of the Chi soul arranger Richard Evans, it seems sort of strange to have them cut a live LP, but the session, recorded at Chicago's London House, works quite well, and has a bit more lively feel than some of their classic studio ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear, a center split in the bottom seam and a bit of marker on the back.)

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Sonny StittI Cover The Waterfront ... LP
Cadet, 1960s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A very nicely selected 2LP set of tracks from Stitt's oft-overlooked years at Argo/Chess! The tracks have him in great company that includes the pianists Barry Harris, John Young, and Ronnie Matthews – and if you know Stitt's style from the time, you know that his choice of piano player made ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in the textured cover. Cover has a cutout notch, light surface wear, and some aging.)

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Sonny StittSatan ... LP
Cadet, 1974. Sealed ... $18.99
A sweet electric set from saxophone giant Sonny Stitt – very much in the mode of his funky work for Prestige Records at the same time! Sonny blows alto throughout – and other players include Roland Hanna on electric piano, Elliot Randall and Billy Butler on guitars, Richard Davis on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing!)

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✨✧ Sonny Stitt & Bunky GreenSoul In The Night ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1966. Used ... Out Of Stock
A twin-alto session that matches the sax of Sonny Stitt with that of Bunky Green – both set up in a tight little combo that includes some smoking work on Hammond by organist Odell Brown! Brown's fierce approach to the keys creates a really gutbuckety sound on the set – making the album ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 1998 Japanese pressing. Obi has some wear and four small tape remants on the back – still an excellent copy!)

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✨✧ Sonny Stitt & Zoot SimsInteraction (2LP set) ... LP
Cadet, 1956/1960/1965. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A 2LP set that features the core album Interaction by Stitt & Sims – plus a lot of additional material from other albums. The core set was recorded in Chicago after the two had played together at the Plugged Nickel in the Windy City! Backing is by the trio of John Young – who ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring & edge wear and a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Muddy WatersAfter The Rain ... LP
Cadet/Get On Down, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A gem of a record from the funk-heavy period of Muddy Waters – a moment that once made the traditional blues fans mad, but which has gone onto become the stuff of legend – thanks to a real criss-crossing of Chicago talents in the studio! The set was co-produced by Chess Records talents ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Muddy WatersAfter The Rain ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A gem of a record from the funk-heavy period of Muddy Waters – a moment that once made the traditional blues fans mad, but which has gone onto become the stuff of legend – thanks to a real criss-crossing of Chicago talents in the studio! The set was co-produced by Chess Records talents ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Cadet Concept promo pressing. Includes the Cadet inner sleeve. Cover has light surface wear and some discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Muddy WatersElectric Mud ... LP
Cadet, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A really fantastic chapter in the career of the great Muddy Waters – a set that was initially dismissed as "inauthentic", but which has gone on to much-deserved fame over the years! Part of the genius here is the great Charles Stepney – that hip Chicago arranger who did so ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s green label pressing. Cover has a cut corner and minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Muddy WatersElectric Mud (180 gram white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Anagram, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $31.99 35.99
A really fantastic chapter in the career of the great Muddy Waters – a set that was initially dismissed as "inauthentic", but which has gone on to much-deserved fame over the years! Part of the genius here is the great Charles Stepney – that hip Chicago arranger who did so ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1200 copies!)
 
 



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