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    Born Booker T. Washington White, Bukka’s trajectory as a blues performer follows a familiar template for his time. Born in Mississippi, maybe in Houston, MS – maybe in Aberdeen, MS – maybe in 1902, maybe in 1909 or even 1906 he recorded throughout the 1930s. Bukka even recorded while incarcerated in the Mississippi State Penitentiary aka Parchman...
    Independent label Modern soul/crossover blues LP Original = Original USA LP Vinyl NM-/Sleeve NM- (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
    Rare original blues album Original = Original French Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
    Compiles some of the greatest tunes from the Memphis R&B singer and pianist.
    Compiles some of Roy Brown's greatest.
    Classic blues from the master.
    Wicked r'n'b/funk instrumental album on Stax circa 1971 Original cassette tape (still sealed)
    Great Original still-sealed cassette tape !!!
    Compiles 30 essential tracks.
    Master of many a rhythm n' blues classics from the late 40s and early 50s, included here is the seminal "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer", a massive tune at many a sound system!
    The Paul Butterfield Blues Band is arguably the finest example of raw Blues essence. Their first and eponymous album from 1965 contains a mix of electric Chicago style Blues and Rock & Roll: raw, brazen and powerful, beautifully weaved together by Butterfields harmonica and scorching vocals.
    Recorded live at Newport Jazz Festival in 1958, when Ray Charles was still relatively new in the jazz world, having previously conquered the rhythm and blues audience.
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    The third studio album by blues band, Chicken Shack, released in 1969.
    Critics and concertgoers love his live performances and call him a living blues legend. Record collectors of soul and funk 45s consider many of his early recordings on wax as a "must have", some even as "holy grails". No matter what Roy Roberts means to you, an album which collects his sought after 45rpm single tracks was long overdue. Essential!!!  CD Tracklist...
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    Sam (Lightnin') Hopkins, one of the great country blues singers of all-time!
    Debut studio album from The Allman Brothers Band. A bold, powerful, hard-edged, soulful essay in electric blues - every track a winner!
    Recorded in a makeshift studio in San Antonio hotel room November 1936. Sounds fresh as a daisy!
    Early recordings from the the New Orleans Professor
    Heavy, Heavy, Heavy psychedelic funk rock! One of the finest albums recorded on Cadet - Marshall Chess's off-shoot label for Chess Records. Featuring the crack Chicago in-house group; Phil Upchurch, Maurice Jennings, Charles Stepney on organ, Louis Satterfield (later of Earth, Wind and Fire) and Pete Cosey (who went on to work with Miles Davis). Also...
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    Recorded in New Orleans 1974
    This album presents the distinctive blues born from the hardships of life—especially African-American life—in northern Mississippi. In addition to their music, this collection includes the men's speech: J. D. Short, who died shortly after this recording was made, contributes his memories about Charlie Patton, and Son House presents a description...
    On his 1970 album 'The Black Gladiator', Bo Diddley turns his trademark style on its head and ventures into the unknown with a swaggering psychedelic funk sound a la such Cadet / Chess classics as 'Electric Mud' and 'This Is Howlin' Wolf's New Album'.  Remastered here on CD from the original master tapes with new liner notes by Scott Schnider.
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    Early seventies heavy funky blues from the legendary Bo Diddley! Features the ultimate breaks and beats, heavily-sampled cover of Odetta's 'Hit Or Miss' used by everyone from Method Man, De La Soul, Ghostface Killah to DJ Q-Bert and loads more.  Available for the first time in generations on CD, 'Big Bad Bo, is a timeless classic!
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    Super-rare heavy funk album from Bo