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Johnny Cash

With His Hot and Blue Guitar [LP]

Vinyl: $20.04 UNAVAILABLE

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Johnny Cash "With His Hot and Blue Guitar" is the debut album from the Man in Black, featuring hits like "I Walk The Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues". Released in 1957, it was the first LP ever issued on Sam Phillips' Sun Records label.
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Albert Collins

Ice Pickin' (Ofgv)

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140 gram reissue vinyl reissue of the Grammy-nominated Alligator debut by The Master of the Telecaster, Albert Collins. An essential part of any blues collection, the album features all-time fan favorites like Master Charge, Honey Hush and Conversation With Collins. All tracks remastered. Revered as a true blues legend, Albert Collins' greatest success came after he signed with Alligator and cut ICE PICKIN.' It won the Best Blues Album of the Year Award from the Montreux Jazz Festival, in addition to being nominated for a Grammy, and has been inducted into the Blues Hall Of Fame.
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Live In San Diego ’74 is an unreleased live radio concert recovered from the depths of the Rory Gallagher archives. This recording features Rory and his band playing a 7 song set at the San Diego Sports Arena on February 8, 1974. This period is regarded as one of his peak live eras, most notably on his album Irish Tour ’74, which is his biggest-selling record. This follows the RSD 2021 release of Cleveland Calling, Pt. 2, which came in at #2 on Billboard’s Blues chart.

Side A:
1. Messin' With The Kid - Live
2. Cradle Rock - Live

Side B:
1. I Wonder Who - Live
2. Hands Off - Live

Side C:
1. A Million Miles Away - Live
2. Bullfrog Blues - Live

Side D:
1. In Your Town - Live

Rory Gallagher - Live In San Diego '74 [RSD 2022]
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Limited light blue colored vinyl LP pressing. 2014 album from the iconic blues guitarist.
Robert Cray Band - In My Soul (Light Blue) (Blue) [Colored Vinyl] (Ofgv)
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Limited light blue colored vinyl LP pressing. 2012 album from the iconic blues guitarist.
Robert Cray Band - Nothin But Love (Light Blue) (Blue) [Colored Vinyl] (Ofgv)
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Dana Gillespie

Foolish Seasons [RSD 2022]

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Dana Gillespie’s debut album, Foolish Seasons, is one of the great lost albums of 1960’s British pop. This very rare and sought-after 1968 album from the legendary British singer/songwriter was only released in the U.S. and over the years its reputation among collectors has only grown. Although it never came out in England, Decca Records kept the masters to the intended U.K. pressing which is now being released on vinyl. It contains two previously unreleased, self-penned tracks – the blue-eyed soul bop “Goin’ Round in Circles” and the orchestral “Come to My Arms” which could almost have been a Bond theme.

Side A:
1. You Just Gotta Know My Mind
2. Tears In My Eyes
3. Life Is Short
4. Souvenirs Of Stefan
5. Can't You See I'm Dreaming
6. Goin' Round In Circles
7. No, No, No, No, No
Side B:
8. He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
9. London Social Degree
10. Dead
11. Foolish Reasons
12. Where Will You Be
13. Come To My Arms
14. Hard Lovin' Loser

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Limited edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on translucent blue coloured audiophile 180-gram vinyl. Buddy Guy is one of those guys that had a big influence on the development of the blues during the centuries. Damn Right, I've Got the Blues is the Grammy Award-winning comeback album by the blues master, released in 1991. Legendary musicians like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Mark Knopfler all turn up on this album.
Buddy Guy - Damn Right I've Got The Blues (Blue) [Colored Vinyl] [Limited Edition]
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Brand new vinyl pressing of this 2020 album from Soulful blues phenom, and Blues Hall Of Fame inductee, Joe Louis Walker!Features guest performances by fellow blues icons Keb' Mo', Eric Gales, and Albert Lee PLUS Detroit soul singer Mitch Ryder, harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar, Hot Tuna's Jorma Kaukonen, punk rock vocalist Charlie Harper, legendary session player Waddy Wachtel, and so many more!This album explodes with the passionate playing and souful melodies that have made Walker a favorite among true blues aficionados including The Rolling Stones!Limited edition BLUE vinyl!
Joe Walker  Louis - Blues Comin' On (Blue) (Blue) [Colored Vinyl] [Limited Edition]
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Lightnin' Hopkins

Mojo Hand (Gold) [Colored Vinyl] (Gol)

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 A deluxe reissue of the landmark 1962 album from country blues legend, Lightnin' Hopkins!  Includes such notable tracks as the ultra cool title track "Mojo Hand," plus "Glory Be," the novelty Christmas song "Santa," and more!  Includes all-new cover art and full lyrics!  Pressed on GOLD vinyl!
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Over his towering career, B.B. King developed one of the world's most identifiable guitar styles. He borrowed from Blind Lemon Jefferson, T-Bone Walker and others, integrating his precise and complex vocal-like string bends and his left hand vibrato, both of which have become indispensable components of rock guitarist's vocabulary. His economy, his every-note-counts phrasing, has been a model for thousands of players, from Eric Clapton and George Harrison to Jeff Beck. B.B. has mixed traditional blues, jazz, swing, mainstream pop and jump into a unique sound. In B.B.'s words, "When I sing, I play in my mind; the minute I stop singing orally, I start to sing by playing Lucille." 1969 commercial breakthrough Completely Well is anchored by the all-time classic "The Thrill Is Gone" which struck paydirt on both the R&B/soul and pop charts plus six stellar co-written originals. Gatefold 180g vinyl LP.
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John Mayall

The Sun is Shining Down [LP]

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On his latest album, The Sun is Shining Down, out January 28th via Forty Below Records, Blues legend John Mayall teams up with a stellar cast to deliver a funky soulful affair punctuated by brass, violins, harmonica and electric ukulele. Special guests include, The Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell, fast rising roots rocker Marcus King, Americana icon Buddy Miller, Scarlet Rivera of Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Review, Chicago blues guitar mainstay Melvin Taylor and Hawaiian ukulele star Jake Shimabukuro. Also on hand are Mayall's longtime dynamic Chicago rhythm section of Greg Rzab on bass guitar and Jay Davenport on drums with Austin's multi-talented and charismatic Carolyn Wonderland on guitar. Recorded at Robby Krieger's (The Doors) Horse Latitudes studio with Grammy nominated Producer Eric Corne, The Sun is Shining Down is Mayall's 5th studio album for Forty Below Records, a fruitful partnership that began with 2014's A Special Life. "I couldn't be happier with the new record," exclaims Mayall. "I can't wait to share it with my fans. Each one of these special guests brings something unique to the album and our team works so well together. I think you can hear that chemistry in the music," raves Mayall. The album explores a range of styles and eclectic instruments. Scarlet Rivera's violin beautifully compliments two Mayall originals, the timely "Got to Find a Better Way" and a spirited reboot of the Mayall classic "Deep Blue Sea". Mike Campbell sounds like a natural born Bluesbreaker on the funky Bernard Allison cut "Chills and Thrills" and Marcus King sizzles throughout the soulful "Can't Take No More," another Mayall original. Buddy Miller's baritone tremolo guitar adds a unique and memorable flair to the Bobby Rush composition "I'm as Good as Gone", while Jake Shimabukuro's electric ukulele is nothing short of astonishing on "One Special Lady". Melvin Taylor proves why he's been wowing Chicago blues audiences for decades on "Hungry and Ready" and "Driving Wheel" and Carolyn Wonderland brilliantly concludes the record with a sensitive moving performance on the title track. As significant as each of these guest turns is, however, they can't overshadow Mayall's own spirited vocals, iconic harmonica and lyrical keyboard work on The Sun is Shining Down. "John shines throughout this album, exuding a joy and gratitude that are infectious. We all want to give that back to him," adds Producer Eric Corne.
John Mayall - The Sun is Shining Down [LP]
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Danny Barker rose to prominence during the 30's and 40's while performing on more than 1000 recordings. On this definitive record, made when he was 79 years old, Barker is heard singing and playing guitar unaccompanied on a variety of standards and obscurities.
Danny Barker - Save The Bones [Indie Exclusive] [Colored Vinyl] [Limited Edition] [Indie Exclusive]
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Keb' Mo'

Good To Be... [Black LP]

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Written partially in Nashville and partially in the Compton house Keb’ grew up in, Good To Be… weaves together past and present into a heartwarming tapestry spanning more than forty years of sonic evolution. Joined by a variety of collaborators, including country legend Vince Gill, famed producer Tom Hambridge (B.B. King, Buddy Guy), Darius Rucker, Kristin Chenoweth, and Old Crow Medicine Show, Good To Be…is a deeply cohesive and optimistic collection of music about appreciating what you’ve got, where you come from, and who you get to share it with.

Keb' Mo' - Good To Be... [Black LP]
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Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

Kingfish

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180 gram vinyl release of the 20-year-old blues firebrand's sensational debut. The album contains 10 of the CD release's 12 tracks, with all 12 available from an included download card.
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram - Kingfish
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Stevie Vaughan Ray

Texas Flood

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Import 180-gram LP pressing. When the blues was no longer hip as it was in the '60s Stevie Ray Vaughan crashed the charts with his debut album 'Texas Flood' in 1983. Spending more than six months in the charts made Vaughan a true star and on his own he revitalized the blues experience again. On 'Texas Flood' Stevie Ray Vaughan celebrates his influences, pumps fresh blood into the familiar genre and made it a success... once again! The album kicks off with two well known songs 'Love Struck Baby' and 'Pride And Joy', after which he starts building to the climax of 'Dirt Pool' and 'I'm Crying'. The album concludes with a tribute to his wife 'Lenny'. Stevie Ray Vaughan's unique quality is that he's not an artist who just recorded albums in the blues genre trying to approach the standard. Instead he just simply joined in with all the '60s blues legends.
Stevie Vaughan Ray - Texas Flood
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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal [Import LP]

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Limited 180 gram audiophile vinyl LP pressing. Taj Mahal is the 1968 debut album by the American blues artist. Mahal often incorporates elements of world music into his works, and therefore has done much to reshape the definition and scope of blues music over the course of his almost 50-year career by fusing it with non-traditional forms, including sounds from the Caribbean, Africa and the South Pacific. The result shows in tracks like Sleepy John Estes' 'Diving Duck Blues' with textures resembling the mix on the early Cream albums, while 'The Celebrated Walkin' Blues' has the sound of a late release by Muddy Waters. Blind Willie McTell's 'Statesboro Blues' and Robert Johnson's 'Dust My Broom' are also represented.
Taj Mahal - Taj Mahal [Import LP]
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Internationally beloved soul-blues rocker tells a timeless tale of young man bitten by the blues bug. He masters the craft and sets out for fame and fortune, only to realize that what he left behind is what he's been looking for all along. An infectious collection of songs that stand on their own tell the story in vivid lyrics backed by Castro's patented roadhouse rock, soulful ballads and deep, greasy grooves.
Tommy Castro - Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town [LP]
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Sugaray Rayford

In Too Deep [Sea Blue LP]

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Sugaray Rayford returns with In Too Deep, the follow up to his 2020 Grammyr nominated Somebody Save Me, an album which also earned Rayford two major Blues Music Awards for B.B. King Entertainer and Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year (2 straight years). Combining classic soul melodies with funky R & B grooves, raw blues power and mashed up with modern sensibilities, the album takes on social issues, such as, PTSD, civil rights and social justice. With vibrantly detailed arrangements tailored to showcase Rayford's deft portrayals and interpretations, In Too Deep is a poignant album that seeks to inspire and uplift.Albumism described Rayford as having "a sound that's undeniably fresh and inspired," while PopMatters declared it "will appeal to fans of Gary Clark Jr. And Chicano Batman." At his core, Sugaray Rayford is a galvanizing uniter. His live shows are a party. Some conversations may be had, and some self-reflection may occur, but at the end of the day, people leave feeling a sense of joy and togetherness.
Sugaray Rayford - In Too Deep [Sea Blue LP]
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Kenny Neal

Straight From The Heart

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Vinyl LP pressing. 2022 release. Down in Louisiana, they do things differently. The Southern states musical giants have always had their own distinct recipe for American roots: spiced with jazz, steeped in swamp-blues and cooked up a little differently by every artist who performs it. As a second-generation child of the Bayou State, Kenny Neal has taken his own inimitable guitar, gale-force harp and roadworn voice all over the globe. But in 2022, the Grammy-nominated blues masters latest album, Straight From The Heart, finds him drawn by the siren call of his hometown and musical ground zero, Baton Rouge. Neal both led and produced a crack team of local musicians at his own Brookstown Recording Studios. All the tributaries of the blues converge here, flowing into one rich tradition. Lining up in the studio alongside his Baton Rouge compadrés, the respect that Neal commands on the scene also drew some special guests, including hot-tip blues sensation Christone Kingfish Ingram, pop royalty Tito Jackson, and two songs with Rockin Dopsie Junior & The Zydeco Twisters. You'll even hear Neals supremely talented daughter Syreeta drive the vocal outro of Two Timing.
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180 gram. High Definition Premium Virgin Vinyl Pressing For Super Fidelity. Direct Metal Mastering. The transition from country to urban blues that began in the 1920s was driven by the successive waves of economic crisis and booms and the associated move of African Americans from rural to urban areas. This has come to be known as the Great Migration. In the aftermath of World War II, the long boom period induced the Second Migration, which marked a massive migration of the African American population. Many performers such as Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, and Jimmy Reed, among many others, migrated to Chicago from the Mississippi region. This situation reinforced trends within urban blues music such as the progressive electrification of the instruments, their amplification and the generalization of the blues beat. Chicago became a center for electric blues from 1948 on, when Muddy Waters recorded his first success: "I Can't Be Satisfied." But Waters, born McKinley Morganfield (Issaquena County, Mississippi, April 4, 1913 - Westmon, Illinois, April 30, 1983), was more than a pioneer in the Chicago electric blues scene. He was a great singer of American vernacular music - a vocal artist of astonishing power, range, depth, and subtlety. His presence was that of a king, and his blues sounded simple, but it was so deeply rooted in the traditions of the Mississippi Delta that other singers and guitarists found it almost impossible to imitate it convincingly. "My blues looks so simple, so easy to do, but it's not. They say my blues is the hardest blues in the world to play, " stated Muddy Waters in a 1978 interview. Among musicians and singers, his remarkable sense of timing, his command of inflection and pitch shading, and his vocabulary of vocal sounds and effects, from the purest falsetto to grainy moaning rasps, were all frequent topics of conversation. He was also able to duplicate many of his singing techniques on electric guitar, using a metal slider to make the instrument "speak" in a quivering, voice-like manner.
Muddy Waters - Best Of (Bonus Tracks) [180 Gram] [Remastered] (Vv) (Spa)
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Otis

Eyes Of The Sun [Limited Edition]

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Limited edition vinyl pressing of the most recent album from southern blues rock champions, Otis!The band has earned accolades from ZZ Top guitarist Billy F. Gibbons who hailed the band's "fine singing, authentically talented harp work, sweet guitar tones... all around enjoyable listening!"
Otis - Eyes Of The Sun [Limited Edition]
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Selwyn Birchwood

Living In A Burning House [LP]

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Whipsmart songwriter, electrifying guitarist and lap steel player, and gruff, commanding vocalist Selwyn Birchwood is one of the blues' brightest young stars. His third album amazes with potent rhythms, startlingly fresh lyrics and jaw-dropping musicianship. Selwyn's first two releases, 2014's Don't Call No Ambulance and 2017's Pick Your Poison have scanned over 16,000 units combined.Alligator publicity and social media teams will be expanding awareness for an artist who has been featured on NPR's World Café and XM/Sirius Satellite radio and in Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, DownBeat, Vintage Guitar and No Depression, plus tour press from coast to coast. Selwyn has enjoyed strong Triple A support from format leaders like WXPN/Philadelphia and WMNF/Tampa, as well as being championed at blues radio worldwide.A tireless live performer, Selwyn has logged over 150 live performances a year since his 2014 debut and will be scorching stages across the U.S. as soon as tour dates are feasible.Produced by Grammy winner Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Susan Tedeschi), Living In A Burning House is a master class in distinctive, contemporary roots music and positively brimming with immediately catchy lyrics, undeniable grooves and some of the most exhilarating guitar playing in any genre. Thirteen compelling originals include horn-fueled declarations of love, rocking reflections on modern life and low and slow ballads, all bound by Selwyn's raw, urgent vocals. National advertising includes a Facebook ad campaign, plus color ads in Living Blues and Blues Music Magazine. Regional advertising for Selwyn Birchwood tour dates and in major blues society newsletters. Aggressive promotion at Triple A and Americana radio, plus specialty blues shows, radio syndicators and various internet music programmers.Whipsmart songwriter, electrifying guitarist and lap steel player, and gruff, commanding vocalist Selwyn Birchwood is one of the blues' brightest young stars. His third album amazes with potent rhythms, startlingly fresh lyrics and jaw-dropping musicianship. Selwyn's first two releases, 2014's Don't Call No Ambulance and 2017's Pick Your Poison have scanned over 16,000 units combined.Alligator publicity and social media teams will be expanding awareness for an artist who has been featured on NPR's World Café and XM/Sirius Satellite radio and in Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, DownBeat, Vintage Guitar and No Depression, plus tour press from coast to coast. Selwyn has enjoyed strong Triple A support from format leaders like WXPN/Philadelphia and WMNF/Tampa, as well as being championed at blues radio worldwide.A tireless live performer, Selwyn has logged over 150 live performances a year since his 2014 debut and will be scorching stages across the U.S. as soon as tour dates are feasible.Produced by Grammy winner Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Susan Tedeschi), Living In A Burning House is a master class in distinctive, contemporary roots music and positively brimming with immediately catchy lyrics, undeniable grooves and some of the most exhilarating guitar playing in any genre. Thirteen compelling originals include horn-fueled declarations of love, rocking reflections on modern life and low and slow ballads, all bound by Selwyn's raw, urgent vocals. National advertising includes a Facebook ad campaign, plus color ads in Living Blues and Blues Music Magazine. Regional advertising for Selwyn Birchwood tour dates and in major blues society newsletters. Aggressive promotion at Triple A and Americana radio, plus specialty blues shows, radio syndicators and various internet music programmers.
Selwyn Birchwood - Living In A Burning House [LP]
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Buddy Guy & Junior Wells ?- Alone & Acoustic - ALLIGATOR RECORDS - Guitar [6-String Guitar], Twelve-String Guitar - Buddy Guy Harmonica - Junior Wells Mastered By - Bruce Iglauer, Collin Jordan Producer - Didier Tricard - First time on vinyl. Recorded May 15, 1981 at SYSMO STUDIO, Paris, France.
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Alone and Acoustic
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180 gram. Limited Edition of Classic Colored LPs. Direct Metal Mastering.
Muddy Waters - Best Of [Limited 180-Gram Brown Colored Vinyl With Bonus Tracks]
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Includes 4 bonus tracks! This edition contains Howlin' Wolf's eponymous second album for Chess Records, Howlin' Wolf (released in January 1962), long unavailable on vinyl. The long play, which has come to be known as The Rockin' Chair Album, was originally released as a collection of 6 single records (2 tracks per single) that were released between 1959 and 1962. The music presented here is a testament to Wolf's unearthly, mighty force. This is one of Wolf's best loved LPs, and is widely recognized as one of the all-time cornerstones of the Chicago Blues (it was named the third greatest guitar album of all time by Mojo magazine in 2004). In addition to the original LP, this collector's reissue contains 4 bonus tracks (gathering a variety of those great sides Wolf recorded between 1954 and 1958, some of them justly celebrated, others less-heard), which together with this remastered gem represent the finest work of this blues master in his prime.
Howlin' Wolf - Rockin Chair Album + 4 Bonus Tracks
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Charley Crockett

Lil G.L.'s Blue Bonanza [LP]

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Vinyl LP pressing. Growing up in San Benito, Texas, the hometown of Freddy Fender, and hitch-hiking across the country exposed Crockett to street life at a young age. Charley returned home to Texas and released his debut solo album titled A Stolen Jewel in 2015, receiving a Dallas Observer Award that year for "Best Blues Act". He released his sophomore record In The Night in 2016 and played over 125 shows that year. In September of 2017, Charley released an album of honky tonk covers, Lil GL's Honky Tonk Jubilee to critical acclaim. Now in 2018, Crockett releases releases his second record of covers, Lil GL's Blue Bonanza. In this record, Crockett rediscovers some familiar and some forgotten songs in this entertaining and soulful record.
Charley Crockett - Lil G.L.'s Blue Bonanza [LP]
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Samantha Fish

Chills & Fever [LP]

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Blues Rocktress Samantha Fish goes all in with her 4th Ruf Records release delivering a heavy dose of CHILLS & FEVER. Recorded deep in America's Rust Belt in Detroit the city that has filled America's musical tapestry with it's legendary Motown Sound to it's embedded Punk music scene spawning top acts from Iggy Pop to the White Stripes. On Chills & Fever Samantha makes musical history enlisting members of the punk blues band The Detroit Cobras along with producer Bobby Harlow (The GO/ Jack White) to record a futuristic set of songs and a chilling walk through memory lane. Samantha's soulful sultry voice and hot rod guitar slinging is layered against a poly rhythmic horn entrenched background all mixed and mastered by Jim Kissling (The Crystal Method, Fat Boy Slim) delivering a cool, exciting, and one of the best American Roots records of 2017.
Samantha Fish - Chills & Fever [LP]
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MASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES AND LIMITED TO 10,000 NUMBERED COPIESMuddy Waters' Folk Singer remains rightly revered as the greatest-sounding blues album ever released-and, to date, one of the only bonafide audiophile records in the genre. Originally issued in 1964 by Chess Records, the all-acoustic work has made the rounds as a demonstration disc and benefitted from myriad reissues, all of which sought to improve upon Willie Dixon and Ralph Bass' legendary, subtlety-abundant production while bringing the musicians into your room. More than five decades after Waters, Buddy Guy, and company initially gathered in a Chicago studio in September 1963, those feats (and more) are finally accomplished in definitive, unsurpassed fashion courtesy of Mobile Fidelity.Limited to 10,000 numbered copies, pressed on dead-quiet MoFi SuperVinyl at RTI, and mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelity's ultra-hi-fi UltraDisc One-Step 180g 45RPM 2LP collector's edition pays tribute to the album's merit and enhances the intimate program for generations to come. Playing with reference-setting sonics that more than justify it's existence in a field filled with prior audiophile reissues of Folk Singer, this spectacular collector's version provides a clear, transparent, ultra-dynamic, and up-close view of a set that inspired Rolling Stone to deem it the 282nd Greatest Album of All Time and proclaim it 'a pioneering 'unplugged' set beloved by blues and folk fans alike.'The premium packaging and beautiful presentation of the UD1S Folk Singer pressing befit it's extremely select status. Housed in a deluxe box, it features special foil-stamped jackets and faithful-to-the-original graphics that illuminate the splendor of the recording. No expense has been spared. Aurally and visually, this UD1S reissue exists as a curatorial artifact meant to be preserved, touched, and examined. It is made for discerning listeners that prize sound quality and production, and who desire to fully immerse themselves in the art-and everything involved with the album, from the iconic photos to the gorgeous finishes.Such potency reveals itself explicitly on a vinyl set afforded uncanny reproduction of Waters' tobacco-stained singing, booming reach, robust acoustic guitar, and instrumental accompanists-a Hall of Fame group that comprises a very young Guy, stand-up bassist Dixon, and drummer Francis Clay. Accurately portraying the scale of a human voice remains one of the most difficult tasks to accomplish on a recording. And yet the timbre, richness, and realism of Waters' singing here convey the authority of it's inner cavity and considerable depth, allowing notes to individually register all the while pairing with succeeding rhythmic passages in seamless fashion. The presence, feel, and contributions of Waters' esteemed colleagues register, too, with the lifelike nature rivaled only by sitting in a small venue. Indeed, few albums of any style resonate with the reference levels of spaciousness, openness, and 'room as an instrument' qualities to the extent of Folk Singer.
Muddy Waters - Folk Singer [Indie Exclusive] [Limited Edition] [180 Gram] [Indie Exclusive]
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Samantha Fish

Belle Of The West [LP]

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Vinyl LP pressing. 2017 release from the blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Fish recorded Belle of the West in the relaxed, rural creative atmosphere of the legendary Zebra Ranch Studios in the North Hills of Mississippi with producer Luther Dickinson (of North Mississippi Allstars fame), with whom she worked previously on her 2015 album Wild Heart. The studio team included some of the region's most iconoclastic musicians, including Dickinson, solo artist and Jack White associate Lillie Mae, much-traveled juke-joint blues artist Lightnin' Malcolm, Squirrel Nut Zippers founder Jimbo Mathus, upright bassist and beloved solo artist Amy LaVere, Tikyra Jackson, Trina Raimey and Shardé Thomas, granddaughter of the legendary Southern bluesman Otha Turner.
Samantha Fish - Belle Of The West [LP]
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Classic Alligator title on vinyl for the first time in 25 years! All tracks remastered, including fan favorites Sadie, See Me In The Evening, Roll Your Moneymaker and Take Five. Package includes download card.
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers - Natural Boogie [Remastered] [Download Included] [Reissue]
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A new Son House album of previously unreleased recordings from the legendary “Father Of The Delta Blues” features the never before recorded track, “Forever On My Mind.” The album comes from noted blues manager and historian Dick Waterman’s archives which were the first upon Son House’s 1964 re-discovery. Restored to remarkable clarity, by producer Dan Auerbach for Easy Eye Sound, these recordings represent the earliest recordings of House upon his return to the limelight after 20+ years away.

Son House - Forever On My Mind [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black And White Fleck LP]
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If the greatest blues musicians and rock stars in the world cherish, covet and collect this stuff, don't you want a piece of the action? If you're gonna own it, here's the way to get it, on double 180-gram import vinyl. These 1936-37 recordings from THE iconic Delta bluesman still retain all their mysterious power: "Crossroads Blues," "Terraplane Blues," "Come On in My Kitchen," "Walking Blues," "Love in Vain Blues," "Traveling Riverside Blues," "Rambling on My Mind," "Hellhound on My Trail," "Sweet Home Chicago," "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom," "Stop Breakin' Down Blues," "They're Red Hot" and more including alternate takes! DOL.
Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Vol 1 & 2
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Seth Walker

I Hope I Know [LP]

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Seth Walker’s new album, I Hope I Know is a beacon of light, each of its ten songs shining forth with what so many have come to love about Walker and his soulful Americana: diverse influences, contemplative lyrics, that signature blue tone on the guitar, and movement both geographic and spiritual. It’s his 11th recording to date and continues a long-running collaboration with producer Jano Rix.

Seth Walker - I Hope I Know [LP]
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2-LP collection celebrating fifty years of classic, genre-defining recordings by a star-studded Who's Who of American blues and roots music artists past and present, featuring HOUND DOG TAYLOR, CHRISTONE "KINGFISH" INGRAM, J.J. GREY & MOFRO, KOKO TAYLOR, JOHNNY WINTER, TOMMY CASTRO, MARCIA BALL, ALBERT COLLINS, LUTHER ALLISON, JAMES COTTON, TORONZO CANNON and many more! Two-LP set features 24 songs (over 97 minutes of music) celebrating the 50th anniversary of the world's premier blues label. LPs packaged in a double-pocket gatefold cover with extensive liner notes. This is the first-ever Alligator anniversary release on vinyl, as well as the first double-LP in label history.
50 Years Of Genuine Houserockin' Music / Various - 50 Years Of Genuine Houserockin' Music / Various
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One of most celebrated and respected bluesmen working today, Joe Louis Walker, returns with some of the most electrifying recordings he's done in his over 4 decade long career!This extraordinarily diverse set includes both incredible new compositions including the blues stomping opener "Uptown Girl Blues" and horn-powered "Bad Betty" as well as killer cover versions of The Eagles' "Hotel California" and Warren Zevon's "Werewolves Of London!"Includes special guest performances by Waddy Wachtel, Doyle Bramhall II and the incomparable B.B. King Blues Band!Walker is a road dog like no other and he has a string of shows lined up to support this album and excite his enormously supportive fanbase!Available on both CD packaged in a digipak and on RED vinyl!
Joe Walker  Louis - Eclectic Electric (Red Vinyl) [Colored Vinyl] (Gate) (Red)
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No Mercy In This Land is a blues record. Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper were introduced to one another by John Lee Hooker. The legendary musician thought the two men should play together, so he brought them into the studio to record a song called simply “Burnin’ Hell.” The two remained friends and their paths periodically crossed out there on the road. But it wasn’t until 2013 that the two met up in a studio to record what would be their Grammy winning album Get Up!. And as good as that record was, it was just the beginning. Both men agree that their friendship deepened in the many months of touring that followed. And it’s that bond, that closeness, that makes this new record something special. At first glance, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite might seem an unlikely pairing. While Ben grew up in in the tree lined Southern California college town of Claremont, a bastion of culture and liberalism just east of Los Angeles, Charlie was raised in Memphis during the time of rockabilly and Sun Records. But while the two might have come to their musical knowledge in different eras and places, as Charlie explains, “We were both searchers and we’re still seeking.” Each of them possess an enduring hunger for musical knowledge that came to them early.

Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite - No Mercy In This Land [Deluxe 180 Gram LP]
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