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    Exellent collection of John Lee Hooker material.
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    Chicago blues, originally released on Chess in 1962
    Blues lovers everywhere knew the legend of Robert Johnson, but only one complete Robert Johnson song was commercially available until this 1961 album came out. The most anticipated blues album of all time also became the most influential as future rock stars devoured it. Robert Johnson wasn't just King of the Delta blues; he was one of its founding...
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    Debut album from Fleetwood Mac, released in 1968 and featuring a heavy blues influence - with both covers and originals penned by Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer.
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    The unofficial follow-up (1967) to their debut album Safe As Milk. These are the original session tapes for their second album, issued as an expanded version entitled The Mirror Man Sessions. Featuring five additional tracks taken from the abandoned tapes. 
     
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    Rare first Lp - unfortunately lot of damage to back
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    Originally released by Stax in 1969, but possibly recorded in 1961, this is John Lee Hooker at his rawest and stripped-down best, often dark and moody on cuts such as "Goin' To Louisiana", "I Need You" and "Please Don't Go"
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    50% OFF LOVELY DELUXE USA HARDBACK GRAPHIC NOVEL Wicked graphic novel tells the story of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson Exploring the stories and legends that surround his life and death - his childhood, his womanising, his pact with the devil at the crossroads - Mezzo and DuPont have produced a fittingly creative and beautiful depiction of this...
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    [10"] (limited to 1000, indie-retail exclusive) Blind Lemon Jefferson, ''The Father of Texas Blues,'' was the best-selling male blues artist of the 1920's, recording 92 sides for Paramount Records and one released 78 for Okeh Records: ''Black Snake Moan / Matchbox Blues''. Jefferson produced an original, driving, unpredictably advanced guitar style...
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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...
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    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!
    Reissue of music by legendary bluesman, Big Bill Broonzy!
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    Since its inception during the late 1960s, Yazoo Records has long been considered the standard-bearer for the rural roots sounds of America. From its ranks came collection after collection of some of the rarest early blues, jazz, country, folk, and gospel artists in music history, re-introducing the world to lost legends like Ma Rainey, Blind Lemon...
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    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!
    Charley Patton was the key figure in the transition between traditional folk and what came to be known as the Mississippi Delta blues. A flamboyant, popular performer, he recorded a satchelful of titles between 1929 and 1934, two dozen of which appear in this collection. He sang tales of hardship, freedom, topical events, and other matters in a rough...
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    Secondhand paperback
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    Blues artist Leadbelly helped lay the foundations for blues, modern folk music, and rock'n' roll. This definitive biography draws on a wealth of new archival material, interviews, and previously unknown recordings to detail Leadbelly's proud, tumultuous, and often violent life.
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    Quality blues recorded in Nashville Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (orig shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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    This is the first volume of Guralnick's trilogy on American music. It gives vivid portraits of blues legends like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf and also of the Memphis giants - Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich and the Sun record label. s/hand paperback
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    Compiles some of the greatest tunes from the Memphis R&B singer and pianist.
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    Compiles 24 essential tracks from the blues genius.
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    Compiles some of Roy Brown's greatest.
    Second part of a compilation series featuring some of Dixon's greatest recordings for Chess Records.
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    This is a must-have album for blues and guitar enthusiasts. Includes many lesser known gems by artists shrouded in mystery. Lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques, the album brings to the fore hidden masterpieces that need to be heard.
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    Classic blues from the master.
    CD boxset containing the albums 'Today!', 'The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt' and 'Last Sessions'.
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    Wicked r'n'b/funk instrumental album on Stax circa 1971 Original cassette tape (still sealed)
    Great Original still-sealed cassette tape !!!
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    Great Original still-sealed cassette tape !!!
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    Compiles 30 essential tracks.
     
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    A compilation of Georgia bluesmen who play all in a style of their own. Truly great recordings made by George Mitchell between 1979 - 1981. Features the hypnotic sounds of John Lee Ziegler, the incredibly rockin' drum & guitar music of James Davis, the hair-stands-up-on-the-back-of-your-neck voice & guitar of William Robertson (Also known as Cecil...
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    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 first all-new album in over 50 years by the legendary singer and banjo player who helped introduce old time country music to audiences throughout America.  Clarence Ashley (1895-1967) recorded for Columbia Records in 1929, was featured on Harry Smith's “Anthology of American Folk Music” in 1952, and toured the US in the 1960s. Jalopy's...
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    Re-issue of Bo Diddley's A Twister from 1962.
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    Compilation of must-have country blues.  A mix of well known artists playing their signature songs and more obscure musicians.  Highlights include Bukka White's elemental "Fixin' to die", Lottie Kimbroughs' seldom heard "Don't Speak To Me", George Carters' haunting "Ghost Woman Blues", Willie Browns' existential "Future Blues", Monroe Moe...
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    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.
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    Lost Train Blues features 22 selections from the vast holdings of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, 13 of them have never been issued before. The record includes work songs, ballads, blues, political and union songs, guitar, banjo and fiddle music and Native American vocal music. These recordings were made between 1933 and 1950...
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    Limited 50th Anniversary Edition!!! Watch The Stars is a remarkable long-lost gem from the mid-'sixties British folk revival.Wonderful and unique in every way - recommended!
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    Born in 1902, Hayes McMullan was discovered by the renowned American roots scholar, collector and documentarian Gayle Dean Wardlow. Wardlow, author of the seminal blues anthology Chasin’ That Devil Music – Searching for the Blues, may be most famous for uncovering Robert Johnson’s death certificate in 1968, finally revealing clues to the bluesman’s...
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    'Live At The Cookery' gives a definitive look at talented pianist Mary Lou Williams in her later years. In these duets with bassist Brian Torff, Williams essentially takes listeners on a trip through the history of jazz, from hymns and blues to stride via swing and bop (including "All Blues"). This reissue adds three fine previously unissued performances...
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    Singer, songwriter, accordionist, and flamboyant personality, the legendary Clifton Chenier was the undisputed “King of Zydeco”. He created the modern, hip-shaking, sounds of this eclectic and joyful idiom. Blending the French and Cajun two-steps and waltzes of Southwest Louisiana with New Orleans R&B, Texas blues, afro-Caribbean beats, a touch...
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    Debut album from the British blues band, originally released in 1968 and includes 3 Freddy King covers: "Lonesome Whistle Blues", "See See Baby", and "San-Ho-Zay".
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