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    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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    Following the Howlin Wolf album, Get On The Down continue with their funky blues reissue series with this 60's electric-blues classic 'After The Rain' from Muddy Waters originally released on Cadet Records! This the follow-up album to 'Electric Mud' and just as good, achieving cult-like status amongst blues fans in the years since his death in 1983. Raw,...
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    Stunning, stunning early soul. You need this record!
    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
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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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    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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    Wicked r'n'b/funk instrumental album on Stax circa 1971 Original cassette tape (still sealed)
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    Mid sixties recording on Wand Records
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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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    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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    Soundtrack from the classic movie - includes hits such as "Peter Gunn Theme", "Shake Your Tailfeather", "Jailhouse Rock" and Aretha Franklin's "Think".
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    The unparalleled John Lee Hooker recorded Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive within two days in 1971, working together with young Blues stars Van Morrison and Steve Miller, among others. John takes centre stage delivering the hard edged Blues he's known for, whilst giving his fellow musicians enough space to jam along. Stellar performances...
    Electric funky guitar blues groovy, 1969
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    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...
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    1967 studio album by a blues supergroup consisting of Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, and Little Walter. The bold fusion of these three artists results in a creative chemistry and energy rarely seen in jam bands of this kind. With sterling performances across the board, this period piece remains a fun and refreshing gem.
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    Long unavailable on vinyl, this quintessential collector's edition includes his third album, Have Guitar, Will Travel (1959), which offers a great introduction into this man's special brand of musical innovation.
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    Bo Diddley on Chess - funky !
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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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    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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    Great Original still-sealed cassette tape !!!
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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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    '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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    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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    Second studio album from the British blues band, and their most popular. Reissued on 180g vinyl.
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    All-blues album and the second album from the British band.
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    Debut studio album from The Allman Brothers Band. A bold, powerful, hard-edged, soulful essay in electric blues - every track a winner!
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    Wicked raw funky blues rock
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    Nuff tunes on the Diddley's self-titled classic LP early collection from 1956!  Very, very groovy and WICKED!
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    Tough funky blues on the excellent Move on Out pts 1 and 2
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    Produced by John Hammond. Classic blues recordings
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    Delta blues, recorded in the early sixties and originally released on Blue Goose in 1974
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    Nick Waterhouse has established himself as a unique voice in the spirit of American rhythm & blues and rock & roll with his first two albums 'Time's All Gone' and 'Holly.' On the brink of releasing his third album on Innovative Leisure, he returns to his beloved 7" format with a brand new track 'I Got Lost (Old Place Pt I & II)'
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    The fourth studio album from James Hunter, first time on Daptone Records. Billboard charts, Grammy nominations, and Van Morrison collaborations aside, he has earned an international reputation as a Rhythm and Blues troubadour for his command of the microphone both on stage and in studio. This album, however, is something far deeper than just another...
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    Legendary blues album, and the first ever release on Arhoolie Records. Includes the booklet.
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    Mamie Smith's 1920 recording of 'Crazy Blues' is commonly thought to signify the beginning of commercial attention to blues music and culture, but by that year more than 450 other blues titles had already appeared in sheet music and on recordings. In this examination of early popular blues, Peter C. Muir traces the genre's early history and the highly...
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    180gram limited edition vinyl with a free download card that includes additional tracks from this Chicago blues legend!
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    Exellent collection of John Lee Hooker material. Jap import CD
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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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