• 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 DonaldsonMidnight Creeper (1968)Blue Note
      Blue Note, 68. Saxophonist Donaldson joined by Blue Mitchell, George Benson, Lonnie Smith and Leo Smith (Idris Muhammad). Heavyweight soul jazz. Original=...
      • – Midnight Creeper
      • – Love Power
      • New LP £23.00
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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

        Bobby HutchersonSan Francisco (1971)Blue Note
        100% STONE COLD CLASSIC BLUE NOTE LP!The musical partnership between vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson and tenor saxophonist Harold Land fully blossomed on...
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        • – Prints Tie
        • – Ummh
        • – A Night In Barcelona
        • New LP (180g)£26.00
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        Donald ByrdAt The Half Note Café, Vol. 1 (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
        In November 1960, trumpeter Donald Byrd brought his quintet in to the Half Note Café in New York City to record this soulful, swinging, and highly enjoyable...
          • LP (180 gram)£35.00
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            Expected 06 JanPreorder
          Donald ByrdLive Cookin’ with Blue Note at Montreux (1973)Blue Note
          We can get 50 more on presale so get your order in fast if you want one!"I’ve been waiting over 30 years for this to come out officially" Gilles Peterson "Donald...
            Grant GreenGreen is Beautiful (Classic Vinyl Series)Blue Note
            Another Blue Note killer coming! Grant Green killer 1970 super funky soul jazz LP from Liberty-era Blue Note Records. This is one of the best Blue Note...
            • – Ain't It Funky Now
            • – The Windjammer
            • – Dracula
            • New LP (180g)£26.00
              Expected 20 JanPreorder
            Robert Glasper ExperimentBlack Radio (Deluxe Edition)Blue Note
            A few years after its release this Robert Glasper gets a well deserved deluxe edition. Black Radio is a landmark album that boldly stakes out new musical...
              Harold VickSteppin' Out! (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
              In 1963, tenor saxophonist Harold Vick made his sole album as a leader for Blue Note, the underrated soul jazz gem Steppin’ Out. The record finds its...
                • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£36.00
                  Expected 04 NovPreorder
                Kenny BurrellKenny BurrellBlue Note
                The first thing that strikes you about Kenny Burrell’s second Blue Note album, simply titled Kenny Burrell (BLP 1543) and released as part of Blue Note’s...
                  Gene HarrisYesterday, Today & Tomorrow (1973)Blue Note
                  Rare Wicked funky jazz on Blue Note double vinyl
                  • – Monk's Tune
                  • Original 2×LP£45.00
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                  John ColtraneBlue TrainBlue Note
                  **Late 50s hard bop! Coltrane's second on Blue Note.** John Coltrane – tenor saxophone, bandleaderPaul Chambers – double bassKenny Drew – pianoCurtis...
                  • – Moment's Notice
                  • New Audiophile 2×LP (180 GRAM)£60.00
                    The Complete Masters Special Edition
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                    Original 'Blue Train' LP recording only
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                  • 2×CD£20.00
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                  Lou DonaldsonEverything I Play Is Funky (1970)Blue Note
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                    • – 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
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                        • LP£22.00
                          Out of stock
                        • 2×CD£13.00
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                        Reuben WilsonLove BugBlue Note
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                        • – Hot Rod
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                            • – When Your Lover Has Gone
                            • – Ecaroh
                            • – Tranquility
                            • – Wail Bait
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                            • – Frank’s Tune
                            • – Autumn In New York
                            • – Monaco
                            • – Mr. Jin
                            • – C.F.D.
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                            • LP£23.00
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                            • CD£12.00
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                              • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£35.00
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                              • – Blue Bossa
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                                  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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                                    Blue Note reissue of saxophinist Dexter Gordon's classic album from 1961. ESSENTIAL!
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                                      Heavy album! Excellent 1971 rootsy funky jazz fusion album in the spirit of Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew'! "The Emperor" is a BAD TUNE.
                                      • – The Emperor
                                      Lee MorganThe Sixth Sense (1968)Blue Note
                                      RARE & KILLER. Wicked tunes. Seminal Blue Note 1968. Lee Morgan, Jackie McClean, Frank Mitchell, Cedar Walton, Victor Sproles and Billy Higgins. Recorded...
                                      • – The Sixth Sense
                                      • – Short Count
                                      • – Afreaka
                                      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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                                        Blue Bossa - Cool Cuts From The Tropics (Volumes 1-3)Blue Note
                                        Triple CD collection of the 3 "Blue Bossa" compilations from the most famous jazz label, Blue Note. Features greats such as Horace Silver, Kenny Burrell,...
                                          Horace SilverDoin' The Thing - At The Village Gate (1961)Blue Note
                                          Killer original soul jazz on blue note - Horace + Roy Brooks, Gene Taylor, Junior Cook, Blue Mitchell
                                          • – Filthy McNasty
                                          • LP£16.99
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