John Mayall – Live In 1967 Volume 2 (CD)

The follow up to last year’s Volume One of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers “Live In 1967”, featuring Peter Green, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood. Volume 2 showcases three John Mayall originals including the opening track, all-time blues classic “Tears In My Eyes”; “Chicago Line”, complete with John McVie bass solo; and “Please Don’t Tell”, a great […]

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MIKE BLOOMFIELD: Live At Mc Cabe’s Guitar Workshop: 1/1/77 (CD)

Mike Bloomfield was one of the great and unique artists of our era. Considered by millions to be America’s answer to Eric Clapton, his effect on both musicians and public alike has been no less. A master guitarist, arranger and writer, Bloomfield has the honor of being responsible for turning many millions of white American […]

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Jimi Hendrix – Come On (Let the Good Times Roll) / Calling All the Devil’s Children (7” Vinyl Single)

Sundazed presents the second installment in its landmark Jimi Hendrix singles series, which honors the legendary guitar icon’s singular musical genius by presenting it in the same medium in which it was originally experienced by fans: vinyl. The series’ latest release once again pairs two vintage Hendrix tracks, combining his visionary reading of Earl King’s […]

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MOUNTAIN: Mississippi Queen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFhM1XZsh6o A few viewer comments: Awesomely filthy, filthy distorted guitar – LOVE IT! White-boy man-rock rock defined, and then some. Whenever I hear this song it always goes hand in hand with Black Betty by Ram Jam. Those two songs were meant to be songs in some playlist…..haha   More music like this HERE

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Mary Gauthier – excellent!

Bought this on eBay for around £1.50. On and off yesterday I’ve been listening to her album ‘Filth & Fire’. Usually background listening. However every now and then I’m pulled back to a track here and I have to stop what I’m doing. Two of these are ‘Sugar Cane’ and ‘Camelot Motel’. Terrific stuff. Overall, […]

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Howlin’ Wolf: Essential Original Album (3CD)

This release presents some of the best recordings made by the electrifying Howlin’ Wolf, one of the greatest characters in blues history. All of the tracks included here are studio recordings with excellent sound quality, and showcase Howlin’ Wolf both as a singer and playing harmonica and guitar. • The three complete original albums contained […]

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A jazz supergroup collective comprised of four of the world’s top instrumentalists: Hudson (CD)

‘Hudson’ is the first album from a jazz supergroup collective comprised of four of the world’s top instrumentalists: Jack DeJohnette (drums), Larry Grenadier (bass), John Medeski (keyboardist of Medeski Martin & Wood) and John Scofield (guitar).In addition to original compositions, ‘Hudson’ features covers of songs connected to the Hudson Valley by such songwriters as Bob […]

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BILL EVANS: The Quiet Passion Of Bill Evans (3CD)

  We are told: The Quiet Passion of Bill Evans is a three-disc box set anthology of collaborations, guest sessions and classic trio recordings made during the meteoric first seven years of the career of this extraordinary, internationally renowned, pianist. . Throughout the set, and in an eclectic range of musical contexts, we hear the […]

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ROBERT PALMER: Collected (3CD)

3-disc set, features 56 tracks. The first disc features Palmer’s Island Years, the second to his tenure at EMI while the third disc features rarities including b-sides, twelve-inch remixes and two tracks from rhythm and blues group Vinegar Joe – the band Robert was in with Elkie Brooks in the early 1970s. Universal. 2016. More […]

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Rita Coolidge – Satisfied / Heartbreak Radio / Never Let You Go (2CD)

On a double CD, Raven presents three exceptional albums by the esteemed American singer Rita Coolidge – Satisfied (1979), Heartbreak Radio (1981) and Never Let You Go (1983).This is the first time that both Heartbreak Radio and Never Let You Go have appeared on CD in their entirety. Originally recorded for A&M Records, these recordings captured the […]

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Liszt the pianist: a Gramophone podcast

Pianist Dejan Lazic explores the genius of the composer and virtuoso. In the latest Gramophone podcast, pianist Dejan Lazic explores the genius of Liszt, from his legacy as a virtuoso soloist to his extraordinary transcriptions of the works of Wagner and Mozart among others. The interview – with Gramophone’s Editor Martin Cullingford – also features […]

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Killing Floor – Killing Floor (Vinyl LP)

The South London-based Killing Floor was formed by lead guitarist Mick Clarke and vocalist/harmonica player Bill Thorndycraft. During the British blues boom of 1968-1969, they decided to form a blues band, recruiting prospective members from the classified pages of Melody Maker. Joining them were piano player Lou Martin, bassist Stuart MacDonald, and drummer Bazz Smith. Taking […]

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Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Rutgers University, N.J, April 15th 1969 (2CD)

Recorded live for FM broadcast in the spring of 1969, this superb set captures the legendary jazz drummer putting his band through their paces on a series of incendiary extended tracks. Featuring the young Woody Shaw on trumpet, as well as Carlos Garnett (tenor saxophone), George Cables (piano) and Scotty Holt (bass), it’s presented here […]

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