Climax Blues Band – Live At The BBC – Rock Goes To College, 1978 (CD+DVD)

SOURCED FROM THE BBC ARCHIVES. RESTORED CONCERT PERFORMANCE on REGION FREE NTSC DVD:(Audio selection of Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound). REMASTERED STEREO SOUNDTRACK CD. 16-PAGE BOOKLET WITH AUTHORITATIVE LINER NOTES AND QUOTES FROM DEREK HOLT. The 1970s saw the Climax Blues Band from Stafford accelerate from a highly rated club act to US Top 40 […]

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I’ll Remember (4CD Box Set) by Taste

    I’ll Remember, an archival box set featuring the music of Taste, the Irish rock/blues band formed in the mid sixties that featured Rory Gallagher on guitar and vocals. The four disc set will feature both studio albums (1969′s Taste and the 1970 follow-up On The Boards) expanded with many alternate versions of album tracks. The third CD is full of live audio from 1970 culled […]

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The Transcendental Waterfall – Guitar Excursions 1963-1967 (180 Gram 6 LP Box Set) by John Fahey

Features: • Numbered, Limited Edition – 2000 Copies. • 180g Vinyl • 6LP Deluxe Box Set • Stunning Graphic Design cover art • T-shirt • Poster • Postcard The Transcendental Waterfall – Guitar Excursions 1963-1967 is a 6-LP box set drawing from John Fahey’s best, and most influential, period. Included in the set are Blind […]

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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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Irishman In New York (Limited 2CD) by Rory Gallagher

This two disc set features Rory along with longtime bassist Gerry McAvoy and drummer Ted McKenna and is culled from dates in September 1979.   Rory is listed in both Gibson Guitars and Rolling Stones Top 100 guitarists of all time. Disc 1 1 Shin Kicker Rory Gallagher 2 Last of the Independents Rory Gallagher […]

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Surfing In San Jose (CD) by Joe Satriani

SURFING IN SAN JOSE – JOE SATRIANI LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE CABARET CLUB, SAN JOSE,1988 This superb 1988 live recording catches guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Joe Satriani at the outset of an astonishing career that has seen him sell more than 10 million albums worldwide.• Although born in New York in 1956, it was in Berkeley, […]

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Nighthawks On The Radio – KNEW-FM Broadcast 8 December 1976 (Vinyl 2LP)

California’s own celebrated blues troubadour rolled into Mediasound Studios on a cold December night for a radio interview with host Vin Scelsa, accompanied only by Elektra records’ rep Ralph Ebler. What transpired was an intimate session boasting material from Waits’ already burgeoning repertoire. Waits’ noteworthy recordings made at Mediasound on the 14th December 1976 were […]

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Donnie Fritts interviewed by Eric Gebhardt

  There is a unique blend of southern R&B, soul, and blues that is known the world over… Closely related to the sounds of Stax Records and folks like Rufus Thomas, but with a slightly different blend of spices and it’s own distinct flavor… Studios, sessionmen and songwriters from the northwest corner of Alabama put […]

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ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND: At Fillmore East (Limited Hybrid SACD) by The Allman Brothers Band

Telepathically Executed Double Album Among Five-Best Live Records Ever Made Ranked 49 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time List Peerless Sonics: Mobile Fidelity Edition Provides Fifth-Row Seat to Historic March 1971 Concerts The Allman Brothers Band’s The Allman Brothers Band, Eat A Peach, and Brothers and SistersAlso Available on Mobile Fidelity Hybrid SACD Fillmore East is […]

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Joe Satriani – The Complete Studio Recordings Box Set (15CD) by

All 14 studios albums, starting with 1986′s Not Of This Earth, are included in this 15CD box set, with the final disc being made of a selection of rarities specially curated by Satriani himself (Added Creations and Bonus Tracks). Everything has been newly remastered under the supervision of engineer John Cuniberti who has a history […]

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Paul Buchanan – Mid Air (Expanded 2CD)

From Newsroom Records, a new 2 CD title consists of the the original 14 track CD plus an additional disc featuring 10 songs, which includes three previously unreleased songs. The limited edition deluxe box set will not be re-pressed. Mid Air is the debut solo album from Paul Buchanan, frontman of the revered and sophisticated […]

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Paddy Milner & Marcus Bonfanti Interview

Blues In Britain magazine write: One of our favourite line-ups is Earl Thomas with Paddy Milner & the Big Sounds, comprising nine very talented musicians. Two of them, Paddy Milner and Marcus Bonfanti, came in to Blues In Britain to talk to Fran Leslie and made her day. Here is their unexpurgated conversation from Issue […]

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Recorded Live At The 2nd All Japan Folk Jamboree 7th August 1971 (Vinyl LP) by Blues Creation

Format: 140 gram LP – clear RED vinyl in transparent PVC sleeve with BLUE lettering (limited edition 500 copies) Blues Creation was formed in 1969 by Japanese ax-hero Kazuo Takeda, along with fellow guitarist Koh Eiryu and singer Fumio Nunoya (later of Dew). Initially influenced by the likes of The Yardbirds and Cream, group mastermind […]

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BUDDY GUY: I’ll Play The Blues For You… Live (CD)

“I didn’t know a Strat could sound like that until I heard Buddy Guy” proclaimed Jeff Beck whose gestures were not alone. Countless accolades from across the music spectrum queue up in honour of the original blues innovator. The likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Wyman, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page […]

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ERIC CLAPTON: JJ Cale got me through my darkest days

Martin Chilton (The Daily Telegraph) writes: Eric Clapton talks about how guitar maestro JJ Cale was his musical ‘beacon’, as he releases a tribute album called The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopfeatures/10990285/Eric-Clapton-JJ-Cale-got-me-through-my-darkest-days.html

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Climax Blues Band – FM Live Remastered (CD Slipcased)

Remastered and expanded reissues of the CLIMAX BLUESBAND catalogue, including this newly remastered edition of“FM LIVE”, originally released in 1973. Formed in Staffordin 1968 by Colin Cooper, the band (originally known as theCLIMAX CHICAGO BLUES BAND) recorded their sixth albumin New York City at the Academy of Music with a line up ofCOLIN COOPER (Vocals, […]

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Early Blues Interview John Anderson, singer/arranger/multi-instrumentalist

I had the pleasure of talking with John Anderson, latterly joined by Alan Draisey, over a jar during their virtuoso performance as The Ragtime Jug Orchestra at the Upton Blues Festival. Alan:   Thank for agreeing to do the interview John.  What are your first musical memories growing up in deepest Gloucestershire? John:   I’m a Londoner […]

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Muddy Waters – Shook Me – The Chess Masters, Vol. 3, 1958 to 1963 (2CD)

  By the time the first tracks on this compilation were recorded, late 1958/early1959, Muddy Waters was a veteran star of Chicago blues. He’d come a long way from his first tentative recordings made for folklorist Alan Lomax 16 years earlier; twelve of his Chess singles had entered the R&B charts, most rising to the […]

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