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    • Lou Donaldson – Say it loud I'm black and I'm proud
    • Lou Donaldson – Snake Bone
    • 1. Say it loud I'm black and I'm proud
    • 2. Brother Soul
    • 3. Snake Bone
    • 4. Summertime
    • 5. Caravan

    One of the great Blue Note funk albums from 1969! Features Idris Muhammad on drums and Charles Earland on B3!


    Other Releases by Lou Donaldson

    Lou DonaldsonEverything I Play Is Funky (1970)Blue Note
    Blue Note take a leaf out of their rivals at Prestige for an all-star soul jazz line-up. Blue Mitchell, Idris Muhammad, Melvin Sparks, Charles Earland,...
      Lou DonaldsonA Different Scene (1976)Cotillion
      Jazz funk 76 from sax player Donaldson post-Blue Note
        • Original LP£20.00
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        Lou DonaldsonBlues Walk (1958)Blue Note
        Understated soul jazz classic blue note from saxophonist Donaldson plus Herman Foster, Dave Bailey,Peck Morrison and Ray Barretto.
        • – blues walk
        Lou DonaldsonAlligator BogalooBlue Note
        Deep blue note soul jazz grooves from '67 with Donaldson joined by George Benson,Lonnie Smith and Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad).

          Other Releases on Blue Note

          Donald ByrdStreet Lady (1973)Blue Note
          Classic jazz funk album written and produced by the magnificent Mizell brothers! Includes 'Lansana's Priestess'.
          • – Lansana's Priestess
          • Original LP£50.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-First press Original USA Vinyl gatefold Blue Note, sticker on front, lot of wear to spine
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          Lou DonaldsonEverything I Play Is Funky (1970)Blue Note
          Blue Note take a leaf out of their rivals at Prestige for an all-star soul jazz line-up. Blue Mitchell, Idris Muhammad, Melvin Sparks, Charles Earland,...
            Blue Mitchell Collision In Black (1968)Blue Note
            Soul jazz instrumental sounds on Blue Note from trumpeter Blue Mitchell joined by Ernie Watts, Paul Humphrey and Monk Higgins - who also produced the set.
            • – Collision In Black
            Kenny CoxIntroducing Kenny Cox and The Contemporary Jazz QuintetBlue Note
            Recorded in 1968, Introducing Kenny Cox and The Contemporary Jazz Quintet was the debut album by this under-recognized Detroit band led by pianist Kenny...
            • – Mystique
            • – You
            • – Trance Dance
            • – Eclipse
            • – Number Four
            • – Diahnn
            • Original LP£65.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGorig blue white label liberty first press Blue Note, top spine part undone, few non audible surface marks
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            • LP£22.00
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            Blue Lab BeatsMotherland JourneyBlue Note
            Another wicked fusion of jazz, electronics and hip vibes from duo, Blue Lab Beats. Featuring guest spots from the likes of Ghetto Boy, Kiefer, Kofi Stone,...
            • – Sky Reflections (Intro)
            • – Labels
            • – I’ll Be Here For You
            • – Gotta Go Fast
            • – A Vibe
            • – Don’t Let It Get Away
            • – Inhale & Exhale (Interlude)
            • – Blow You Away (Delila)
            • – Sensual Loving
            • – Motherland Journey
            • 2×LP£28.00
              Gatefold sleeve
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            • CD£13.00
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            Lee MorganCaramba (1968)Blue Note
            DEEP, DEEP, DEEP. W/ Bennie Maupin, Cedar Walton, Reginald Workman, Billy Higgins.
            • – Caramba
            • Reissue LP£21.99
              Gatefold sleeve
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            Joe HendersonInner Urge (1965)Blue Note
            Joe Henderson sax, McCoy Tyner piano, Bob Cranshaw bass, Elvin Jones drums. Coltrane's rhythm kings join Henderson for this exercise in deepness.
            • – el barrio
            Ornette ColemanRound Trip: Ornette Coleman on Blue Note (Tone Poet Edition)Blue Note
            Iconoclastic saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman shook the jazz world when he arrived at the Five Spot Café in New York City in 1959 and began his...
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              • – Why Can't We Live Together
              • – Bright Eyes (Live)
              • – Too Damn Hot (Live)
              • – Track 9 (Live)
              • – World Weeps (Live)
              • – Pilgrimage (Live)
              • – Epistrophy (Live)
              • – Sunshine Superman
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                • LP£22.00
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                • 2×CD£13.00
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                Reuben WilsonLove BugBlue Note
                On his second, 1969 Blue Note album 'Love Bug', organist Reuben Wilson fronted an exceptional quintet with Lee Morgan on trumpet, George Coleman on tenor...
                • – Hot Rod
                • – I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
                • – I Say A Little Prayer
                • – Love Bug
                • – Stormy
                • – Black Out
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                    • – Sunset
                    • – When Your Lover Has Gone
                    • – Ecaroh
                    • – Tranquility
                    • – Wail Bait
                    • – Coppin’ The Haven
                    • – Frank’s Tune
                    • – Autumn In New York
                    • – Monaco
                    • – Mr. Jin
                    • – C.F.D.
                    • – Black Rhythm Happening
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                      • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£35.00
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                      Tony AllenThere Is No EndBlue Note
                      Posthumous release of 'There Is No End' by legendary Afrobeat drummer, Tony Allen! The album features guest vocal appearances from the likes of Danny Brown,...
                      • – Tony’s Praeludium
                      • – Stumbling Down (feat. Sampa The Great)
                      • – Crushed Grapes (feat. Lord Jah-Monte Ogbon)
                      • – Très Magnifique (feat. Tsunami)
                      • – Mau Mau (feat. Nah Eeto)
                      • – Coonta Kinte (feat. Zelooperz)
                      • – Rich Black (feat. Koreatown Oddity)
                      • – Cosmosis (feat. Ben Okri + Skepta)
                      Don CherryWhere Is Brooklyn?Blue Note
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                      • – Awake Nu
                      • – Taste Maker
                      • – The Thing
                      • – There Is The Bomb
                      • – Unite
                      Horace Silver QuintetSong For My Father (1963)Blue Note
                      Mind-numbingly CLASSIC 
                        • Original LP£40.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+DMM 1984 pressing in shrink in great condition
                          Out of stock
                        • CD£7.99
                          In stockAdd to Bag
                        • New LP £22.99
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                        Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersBuhaina's DelightBlue Note
                        Reissue of the drum hero’s classic 1963 album! Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, during November and December 1961. The Jazz...
                          Earl KlughFinger Paintings (1977)Blue Note
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                          • – Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl
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                          Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersIndestructibleBlue Note
                          Classic 1966 hard-bop album from legendary drummer, Art Blakey! Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, on 24th April/15th May...
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                            • – Rise And Shine
                            • – Canvas
                            • – Portraits Of An Angel
                            • – Enoch's Meditation
                            • – Centelude
                            • – Jelly's Da Beener
                            • – Chant
                            • – Riot
                            • – North Portland
                            • – I Remember
                            • 2×LP£27.00
                              Heavyweight 2xLP vinyl in gatefold sleeve
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                            Dexter GordonDoin' AllrightBlue Note
                            Blue Note reissue of saxophinist Dexter Gordon's classic album from 1961. ESSENTIAL!
                              Lee MorganThe Sixth Sense (1968)Blue Note
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                              • – The Sixth Sense
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                              Donald ByrdAt The Half Note Cafe Volume 1Blue Note
                              D. Byrd + Pepper Adams, Duke PEarson, Laymon Jackson, Lex Humphries.  New USA vinyl
                                • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£26.99
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                                Elvin JonesMr Jones (1973)Blue Note
                                Wicked deep fusion featuring Elvin Jones alongside Steve Grossman, Jan Hammer, Patato, Candido, Joe Farrell, Gene Perla and more. Original Blue label...
                                  • New LP (180g)£32.00
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                                  • Original LP£20.00
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                                  Jackie McLeanDestination... Out!Blue Note
                                  Jackie McLean, alto sax; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Larry Ridley, bass & Roy Haynes drums. A richly satisfying, though uncharacteristic,...
                                  • – Love And Hate
                                  • – Esoteric
                                  • – Kahlil The Prophet
                                  • – Riff Raff
                                  Jimmy SmithHome Cookin' (1959)Blue Note
                                  On this material drawn from three sessions in 1958 and 1959, Smith explores the blues with guitarist Kenny Burrell, drummer Donald Bailey, and guest saxophonist...
                                    • LP£22.00
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                                    • Original LP£50.00
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                                    • CD£8.99
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                                    Norah JonesCome Away With MeBlue Note
                                    Debut 2003 album from the now Blue Note signed - Norah Jones
                                      • CD£7.99
                                        Out of stock
                                      • LP£25.99
                                        20th Anniversary Edition
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                                      Freddie HubbardOpen Sesame (1960)Blue Note
                                      Freddie Hubbard trumpet, Tina Brooks sax, McCoy Tyner piano, Sam Jones bass, Clifford Jarvis drums. Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's 1960. Nuff said!
                                        • New LP £22.99
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                                        • CD£7.99
                                          Out of stock
                                        Gregory Porter Liquid Spirit Blue Note
                                        Grammy-nominated jazz singer Gregory Porter's debut album for legendary jazz institution, Blue Note. "Liquid Spirit" follows up two albums for indie label...
                                        • – No Love Dying
                                        • – Lonesome Lover
                                        • 2×LP£31.99
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