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  • Various - Motorvatin’ Vol. 3 (CD)

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    3rd volume of the ultimative collection of car songs seen thru the eyes of black folks – sang by Rhythm & Blues artists

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  • Various - Knockdown (Koko-Mojo Original series # 28) (CD)

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    The good folks at England’s Koko Mojo Records have assembled the kind of compilation that is almost too delicious for words. Only killer no filler compilation by Little Victor, remastering by Black Shack Recordings, Calw, Germany. The fifth effort to put together funny Rhythm & Blues records from lesser known artists. The Koko-Mojo original series is a collection of 30 CDs.

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  • Williams Joe - Basie & Beyond 1955-1957 (CD)

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    Here are 22 tracks illustrating Joe Williams’ transition from Count Basie’s greatest singer to a solo star in the jazz world. The set begins with 10 tracks from his tenure with Basie recorded between 1955 and 1957. The second half of this set features his debut LP released in 1957 ’A Man Ain’t Supposed to Cry’ which is featured in its entirety from tracks 11-22.

    This is a wonderful mix of rocking blues and sophisticated ballads from a performer of immense importance who after leaving his tenure with the Basie band in 1961 went on to record scores of excellent albums.

    Sit back and listen as Joe Williams wraps his rich baritone voice around these superb tracks.

    Fully detailed liner notes.

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  • Various - Where’s The Money Honey? – A Compendium of Blues Songs Celebrating Money Or The Lack Of (CD)

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    Here is a collection of vintage blues tracks recorded between 1949 and 1957 all on the subject of money.

    All the major stars had something to say about the dollar or a lack of in their pocket either literally or metaphorically.

    John Lee Hooker’s later version of his classic, ’House Rent Boogie’ offers advice on how to pay your rent by throwing a party and charging admission and charging for drinks.

    Other great stars featured on this CD include Amos Milburn, Eddie Vinson, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf.

    Even if you have no real money problems all you need to do is simply enjoy these musical treasures for what they are. Great blues and rhythm and blues.

    Our recent Juke Joint Jump CDs prove how popular Blues compilations are.

    Fully detailed liner notes.

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  • Nighthawk Robert - Sweet Black Angel and More Chicago Blues (CD)

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    Robert Nighthawk was one of the most influential blues guitarists of the post war period, a stature he achieved without the benefit of many hit records.

    His song ’Sweet Black Angel Blues’ became a blues standard when B.B. King covered it as ’Sweet Little Angel’ and B.B. went on to do the same with ’Crying Won’t Help You’.

    Across the 23 tracks presented here are top blues musicians such as, Roosevelt Sykes, Sunnyland Slim, Willie Dixon, Brownie McGhee and Pinetop Perkins.

    Robert Nighthawk was an important and very underappreciated bluesman whose evocative slide guitar influenced a remarkable number of musicians who followed in his wake.

    Fully detailed liner notes.

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  • Son House - The Complete Library of Congress Sessions Plus Bonus Tracks 1941-1942 (CD)

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    The first 19 tracks of this CD were originally released on CD in 1990 by Travelin’ Man records a label of Interstate Music Ltd. The material has been out of circulation for some time now and is long overdue for another reissue in the CD format.

    In addition there are 3 bonus tracks from Son House’s original 1930 recording sessions for Paramount Records.

    Many have said that these performances for Alan Lomax are amongst his finest, displaying as they do, how brilliantly original and creative an artist he was.

    It is great to be able to have these classic recordings available again.

    Fully detailed liner notes.

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  • Tedeschi Trucks Band - Layla Revisited (Live At LOCKN’) [2 CD] (CD)

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    Two CDs. Layla Revisited (Live at LOCKN’) captures Tedeschi Trucks Band at their incendiary best, together with Phish’s renowned guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio. Recorded August 24, 2019, the performance of the legendary album in it’s entirety was kept secret until the moment the band took stage. One listen and it’s clear that their surprise performance that night – which included close TTB collaborator Doyle Bramhall II on guitar – meant something special to the astonished fans who were lucky to experience.

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  • Christone "Kingfish" Ingram - 662 (CD)

    20,00

    Kovin uusi Blues äijä Amerikasta.

    The defining blues voice of his generation releases the eagerly-anticipated follow-up to his Grammy-nominated debut, 2019’s Kingfish. 662 (the area code of his Clarksdale stomping grounds) is a powerful and personal album, a fiery coming-of-age record. The lyrics reflect Ingram’s newfound maturity and how your roots inspire where you’re heading. Musically, the record delivers a heaping helping of the deep, visceral Ingram guitar magic his fans love, fueling a combustible mix of molten blues rock, down home shuffles and soulful grooves.

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  • Smith "Harmonica" George - …Of The Blues (CD)

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    George’s 1969 album recorded for Bluesway Records and first time on CD  The album features harpist Rod Piazza  Smith had joined Muddy Waters’ band in 1954 and also worked with Otis Rush in that period. He toured with luminaries such as Little Willie John and Champion Jack Dupree, and also recorded for various labels  Sadly, Smith died at the young age of 59 in 1983

    Digitally remastered and slipcased

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  • Campbell Eddie C. - Baddest Cat On The Block: Classic 1985 Studio album (Remixed) (CD)

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    t was the mid 1980s and suddenly the London Blues scene was enlivened by the unexpected arrival of a great Chicago Blues legend… Eddie C. Campbell. Maybe unexpected by Eddie himself too… as stories soon started circulating of a very hurried departure from Chicago with a bunch of unsavoury characters chasing him. It didn’t take long for Eddie and me to hook up. He arrived, borrowed some money (having taken a black cab from the other side of London – so not penniless then), and of course we set up some things. He refused my offer to manage him, but I still set up some nice things for him. The album he made in Holland, some nice English gigs and European work through my contacts. And we made an album… Here it is. For this release I dug out the now 35 years old original multi-track session tapes, had them transferred to digital (quite a process, involves ’baking’ the tape first and a careful transfer process) so we could work safely on the music without risking the tapes falling apart in our hands! This has given us a much more powerful mix, a totally new sound. Going back to the original tapes means that we have complete versions of a couple of things that were faded and have I Can’t Sit Down released for the first time. Eddie of course is really strong, he plays that ’West Side’ guitar style superbly and is just a top notch example of a great Chicago Blues club player. This album is completed by four live tracks from the 1992 Tamines Blues Festival. Here Eddie is in more standard blues mode as you would expect from a live performance, but it’s a great contrast and fits in really well. This is simply lovely straight ahead Chicago Blues and it’s a privilege to be able to enable it to see the light of day. This is the kind of release that the CD was invented for! John Stedman, 2021

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  • Hooker Archie Lee - Living In A Memory (CD)

    18,00

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    Built on a foundation of authenticity, passion and innovation, Archie Lee Hooker & The Coast to Coast Blues Band is a spearheading group that has established itself in the world of music. Formed by Archie Lee Hooker, the nephew of John Lee Hooker, Archie and his leading hand-picked team are highly recognised for creating compelling, soul-enriching productions that leave their audiences wanting more.

    Archie was born on Christmas Day of 1949 in Lambert, Mississippi, just 20 miles from the crossroads where Robert Johnson supposedly sold his soul to the devil.

    He was the son of a sharecropper, and up until age thirteen, that was the life he was accustomed to. That all changed when he headed up north and found himself standing in the big city of Memphis, Tennessee. The paved roads and city lights felt like a new world to Archie, one that was filled with opportunities. Inspired by the Memphis music scene, it didn’t take long for Archie to begin singing with his first gospel group called “The Marvellous Five.” However, December of 1989 was when his passion for Blues started to surface. During this time, Archie lived with his uncle, John Lee (the Boogieman himself) until his death in 2001. Being surrounded by him and other committed, talented, and influencing musicians is what became the catalyst for Archie to crave sharing his own life experiences through music and leave his lasting impressions.

    Though Archie left for France in 2011 to join Carl Wyatt & The Delta Voodoo Kings to tour Europe, he eventually chose to seek the right musicians to have on his side. He wanted a team that resembled family, chemistry, and a bond unlike any other. Once he found them, Archie founded the Archie Lee Hooker & The Coast to Coast Blues Band, which was specially named after the late John Lee’s Coast to Coast Blues Band. Since then, the crew has done nothing but thrive and impress. They released their first album called ‘Chilling’ under the French label Dixiefrog in 2018, which received a 5-star review in Rolling Stone Magazine. Fast forward to today, they have recorded a new 12 song CD called ‘Living in a Memory’, and this all-original playlist of storytelling art is set to be released through Dixiefrog worldwide on April 16th, 2021.

    In the end, every song and performance that Archie Lee Hooker & The Coast to Coast Blues Band creates paints an incredible picture that inevitably provokes uplifting emotional influences and invested attraction. They are entirely passionate about delivering remarkable music, and continuously provide fully authentic productions that have shaped them to become what they are today. With their immense drive and determination, it is exciting to see what they will launch next.
    PERSONNEL:

    Archie Lee Hooker (USA): Lead singer

    Fred Barreto (Brazil): Lead guitar

    Matt Santos (Brazil): Hammond & Harmonica

    Nicolas Fageot (France): Bass

    Yves “Deville” Ditsch (Luxembourg): Drums

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  • Crochet Cleveland - Hillbilly Ramblers And Sugar Bees (2-CD) (CD)

    18,00

    2-CD (Digisleeve) with 36-page booklet, 38 tracks. Total playing time approx. 90 min.

    – Long overdue: the complete recordings of Cajun fiddler Cleveland Crochet on Bear Family, including all surviving alternate versions and the originally unreleased masters.
    – In 1961, a Cajun song made it onto the Billboard pop charts for the first time: Sugar Bee climbed to #80.
    – These recordings were made between 1954 and 1963 for Folk-Star, Khoury’s, Goldband, Lyric and Swallow in Louisiana. As a bonus, we provide all solo recordings by band members Shorty ’Vorris’ LeBlanc (accordion) and Jay Stutes (steel guitar), accompanied almost without exception by Cleveland Crochet’s Sugar Bees.
    – Cajun expert Michael Hurtt wrote the liner notes.
    – Background information by Chris Strachwitz (Arhoolie Records) and others.
    – Many previously unpublished photos.
    A must for all fans of country music, Cajun, blues and original rock ’n’ roll.

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  • Fleetwood Mick & Friends - Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac (CD)

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    Legendary drummer Mick Fleetwood enlisted an all-star cast for a one-of-a-kind concert honoring the early years of Fleetwood Mac and its founder, Peter Green, which was held on February 25, 2020 at the London, Palladium. The bill included Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Pete Townshend, John Mayall, Christine McVie, Zak Starkey, Steven Tyler, Bill Wyman, Noel Gallagher, Pete Townshend, Neil Finn, Kirk Hammett and Jeremy Spencer. Legendary producer Glyn Johns joined as the executive sound producer and the house band featured Fleetwood himself along with Andy Fairweather Low, Dave Bronze, Rick Vito, Jonny Lang and Ricky Peterson.

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  • Mississippi Fred McDowell - Shake ’Em On Down: Live In NYC (2CD) (CD)

    33,00

    BACK IN STOCK! This prewar slide-guitar master didn’t get his due ’til the late ’60s. This 1971 performance at the Gaslight in Greenwich Village was intended for broadcast on Columbia University radio; nine of these selections ended up on the 1972 LP ”Live in New York,” but this 2-CD set brings you many more riveting performances from that show: ”Shake ’Em On Down,” ”Someday Baby,” ”Baby Please Don’t Go,” ”Get Right Church,” ”Red Cross Store,” ”Good Mornin’ Little Schoolgirl,” ”My Babe,” ”White Lightnin’,” ”Louise” and more! Sunset Blvd.

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  • Winter Johnny - Texas ’63-’68’ (2CD) (CD)

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    Johnny Winter had a singular career plan: playing music. The lightning-quick guitarist fulfilled that wish magnificently, decade after decade. A guitar hero without equal. Johnny has always been one of the most respected singers and guitar players in rock and the clear link between British blues-rock and American Southern rock. Throughout the ’70s and ’80s, Johnny was the unofficial torch-bearer for the blues, championing and aiding the careers of his idols like Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker. Something of a musical child prodigy, he grew up in Beaumont, Texas, on a diet of blues and rock ’n’ roll. As a teen, nearly every weekend he would hitch-hike to Louisiana to play in small night clubs. After a short college stint, he gave up his academic pursuits

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  • Salgado Curtis - Damage Control (CD)

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    Award-winning singer/songwriter/harmonica ace has been delivering soul-fired music for over 40 years. Damage Control is a rousing mixture of rollicking old-school rock and roll, gospel-tinged soul and razor-sharp R&B. Salgado’s huge, expressive vocals deliver wistful, street-wise lyrics that hit hard on a dozen new original songs and a frisky cover of Larry Williams’ ”Slow Down.”

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  • Lankchan Hip - Original West Side Chicago Blues Guitar 2CD (CD)

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    ”Chicago’s West Side expanded through population growth in the 1950s, creating more Afro-American neighborhoods. It was on the dilapidated and overcrowded West Side that a new and angry music was reared.” Mike Rowe. ”The West Side is bare, it’s down to the blood-line. We played hard-core, bone-crushing blues. The sound was raw, strictly from the throat and stomach.” Jimmy Dawkins. This ’new and angry music’ was blues, played by Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, Magic Sam, Jimmy Dawkins, Luther Allison, Mack Thompson, Johnny B. Moore, Mighty Joe Young, Eddie C. Campbell, Jimmie Lee Robinson and Hip Linkchain. Hip left us with a number of rare and obscure West Side blues 45s, some excellent blues albums and previously unissued material which is being made available for the first time. For good measure included here are four sides by Chicago harmonica player Dusty Brown – who is supported by Hip and his band – recorded for Bandera Records in 1959.

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