STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN: The Broadcast Collection 1983 – ‘89 (9CD Box Set)

We are told: The entire original King Biscuit Flower Hour, WXRT, WLIR, WMMR, Washington DC and KBCO FM Broadcasts Covering performances from Nine Incredible shows; Ripley’s Music Hall 1983, The Spectrum 1984 & 1988, Chicago Blues Festival 1985, Fox Theatre 1986, Mann Music Center 1987, Red Rocks Amphitheatre 1989 and include five bonus tracks performed […]

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John Lee Hooker – Nothing But The Blues (CD)

This collection from the 1990s includes brilliant performances of some classic material. John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He was born in Mississippi, the son of a sharecropper, and rose to prominence performing an electric guitar-style adaptation of Delta blues. Hooker often incorporated […]

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MOSE ALLISON: The Complete Recordings 1957 – 1962 (5CD Box Set)

Eleven Complete Mose Allison Albums Over Five Discs Born just outside Tippo, Mississippi on his grandfather’s farm (known as The Island because Tippo Bayou encircles it , Mose Allison was already taking piano lessons by the age of five. He picked cotton at home, played piano in grammar school and trumpet in high school, and […]

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Warren Haynes / Roy Buchanan

Bundle includes two limited edtion live radio broadcasts, as follows: Live from Emerson College, (Boston, Ma. 29th Nov 1993 – Wers-FM Broadcast)  by Warren Haynes Best known as longtime guitarist with The Allman Brothers Band and Gov’t Mule, this performance sees Warren Haynes promoting his just released, Chuck Leavell produced debut album ‘Tales of Ordinary […]

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ROBERT PLANT: How I got my ‘big voice’ out again

At a Mississippi Delta festival, Robert Plant discusses the blues, Africa and his latest band with Paul Sexton MORE ===//=== Get the inside track on forthcoming notable live music gigs by clicking HERE ===//=== Our preference – based on direct personal experience – is to buy music and theatre tickets from these people HERE

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Nick Gravenites and Blue Gravy featuring Paul Butterfield / Michael Bloomfield with Mark Naftalin

Bundle includes two limited edtion live radio broadcasts, as follows: The Record Plant ’73 by Nick Gravenites and Blue Gravy featuring Paul Butterfield Nick “Gravy” Gravenites the acknowledged link and catylst between the sixties white blues boy scene of Chicago and the burgeoning acid/hippy happenings of San Francisco has a remarkable and imposing CV. Writing […]

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Lloyd Cole and the Commotions – Collected Recordings 1983-1989 (5CD+DVD+Book)

We are told ….. Collected Recordings 1983-1989 is a 5CD+DVD box set that contains newly remastered versions of the three studio albums (Rattlesnakes,Easy Pieces and Mainstream), a disc of B-sides/remixes, a further CD of largely previously unreleased demos and to finish the set off, a DVD featuring all 10 promo videos and eight TV performances (Top Of The Pops, The Old Grey Whistle Test & Wogan). Full track listing to come, […]

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Blues in North London

1.30 – 5.30pm every Sunday in AUGUST 2017 free admission Come and join us at the Bandstand in Broomfield Park N13 for superb music, home-made ice-creams, licensed bar, and more. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sunshine! And if you like what you hear, please put some money in the hat – thank you This Sunday, […]

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Slim Harpo – Buzzin’ The Blues – The Complete Slim Harpo Box (5CD+Book Box Set)

The complete works of one of the masters of Louisiana ‘swamp blues’ and ‘swamp pop.’ Five CDs containing 142 tracks and a 104-page book with many rare photographs and illustrations. CDs 1 and 2 hold all Slim Harpo’s EXCELLO label 45s and original album tracks. CDs 3 and 4 have all the recordings unissued in […]

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Muddy Waters blues band featuring BB King – Live at Ebbets Field

Classic live radio broadcast from 30th May 1973 Includes the entire broadcast Digitally remastered for enhanced sound quality Background liners Muddy Waters had only recently completed his Australasia tour that had started in late April and finished in Perth on 11th May 1973. He arrived just two days later in Vancouver before performing five dates […]

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What is the Chicago Blues Style?

by Reverend Keith A. Gordon Updated February 12, 2017 When American became embroiled in World War II, it served to increase the exodus of African-Americans from the Southern states northward to cities like St. Louis, Detroit, and Chicago. Former sharecroppers were moving out of the rural areas of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia to find jobs […]

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Rory Gallagher: Album Buying Guide

by Reverend Keith A. Gordon Updated February 12, 2017 Irish-born guitarist Rory Gallagher first came to our attention as the frontman of the power trio Taste, a well-regarded band that rode the second wave of the 1960s-era British blues-rock boom to a modicum of success and fame. Gallagher launched his solo career with a self-titled […]

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