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ALEXANDER'S TIMELESS BLOOZBAND- For Sale- (psych-blues w/ Charles Lamont. Bob Masse cover art) Uni M $88
AMERICAN BLUES- Do Their Thing- (Heavy psych-blues w/ Dusty Hill & Frank Beard pre-ZZ Top, plus Rocky Hill & Doug Davis) Uni M $399 or M- $345
AMERICAN BLUES EXCHANGE- Blueprints- (Connecticut heavy psych-prog blues) Tayl SS $950

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MILDRED BAILEY- All Of Me- Monmouth/Evergreen M- $14
LaVERNE BAKER- Sings Bessie Smith- Atlantic VG $22
LaVERNE BAKER- See See Rider- Atlantic Mono EX $50
LaVERNE BAKER- Her Greatest Recordings- Atco Mono EX+ $33
JOHN BALDRY- It Ain't Easy- (w/ Ronnie Wood; Rod Stewart; Elton John; Maggie Bell; Hookfoot) Warner Bros VG- $9 or UK Warner Bros M $55
LONG JOHN BALDRY- Baldry's Out- EMI M- $45
LONG JOHN BALDRY- Long John's Blues- (Early work by this essential British Blues artist, w/ Geoff Bradford & pre-Steampacket Rod Stewart) Ascot Mono DJ EX- $65
BAND OF GYPSIES- Same- (Jimi Hendrix w/ Billy Cox & Buddy Miles (formerly w/ Wilson Pickett & The Electric Flag), recorded Live December 31, 1969 & January 1, 1970, at the Fillmore East, New York City. w/ gatefold, this is the last US LP Hendrix himself authorized) Capitol (original green label) M $40
BATES & HAWKINS- Ragtime, Blues, And Jive- (6-Song 10" 33 1/3rd EP packaged in a 12" jacket w/ Fats Waller & Big Bill Broonzy songs & originals like "Black Label Blues" w/ Josh Hawkins aka Bruce Conforth, & fiddle great Kenny Kosek) Blue J Records M $95 Scarce!
CAREY BELL- Last Night- (Chicago blues harpist w/ Eddie Taylor; Joe Perkins; Willie Smith & Dave Myers) ABC / Bluesway SS $40
DUSTER BENNETT- Justa Duster- (Protege of John Mayall, produced by Mike Vernon) Blue Horizon SS $75
ROD BERNARD- Same- (Pioneered the Cajun / Bayou "swamp pop" R&B idiom) Jin M- $50 Rare!
BIG MAYBELLE- Sings- Savoy Mono M- to EX $60
BIG MAYBELLE- The Gospel Soul Of Big Maybelle- Brunswick SS $55
BIG MAYBELLE- Gabbin' Blues- Epic SS $38
ELVIN BISHOP- Rock My Soul- (ex-Butterfield Blues Band. w/ Jo Baker) Epic M- $28
BILL BLACK- Bill Black's Combo Plays The Blues- Hi Mono VG $16
BOBBY BLAND- Dreamer- ABC Dunhill M $33
BLODWYN PIG- Ahead Rings Out- (jazzy UK blues-rock w/ Mick Abrahams ex-Jethro Tull, plus Andy Pyle & Ron Berg, both pre-Juicy Lucy. Has all different mixes, plus "Meanie Mornay", not on UK pressing. Unipak cover) A&M EX+ $60
MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD- It's Not Killing Me- Columbia M- $40 or Harmony (Headliners Series) M $18
MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD; AL KOOPER; STEVE STILLS- Super Session- Columbia EX+ $16 or Asia / First (FL-1752) VG $17
MIKE BLOOMFIELD & AL KOOPER- The Live Adventures Of Mike Bloomfield & Al Kooper- (2-LP Set w/ Norman Rockwell cover art. Recorded Live at Bill Graham's Filmore West Auditorium, San Francisco, September 26, 27, 28, 1968 w/ Elvin Bishop; Carlos Santana) Columbia EX $38 or VG+ $28
BLUES BROTHERS- Briefcase Full Of Blues- Atlantic M $22
BLUES BROTHERS- Made In America- Atlantic M- $20
BLUES PROJECT- Live At The Cafe Au Go Go- Verve/Folkways Mono M $48 or VG- $9 or Verve/Forecast M- $33
BLUES PROJECT- Planned Obsolescence- Verve/Forecast VG $18
BLUES PROJECT- Al Kooper; Roy Blumenfield; Danny Kalb; Tommy Flanders; Steve Katz; Andy Kulberg of The Blues Project- Verve/Forecast M $48
BLUES PROJECT- Projections- Verve / Forecast EX+ $38
BLUES PROJECT- Same- (gatefold) Capitol M $38 or M- $28
BLUES PROJECT- Lazarus- Capitol VG $16
BLUES PROJECT- Best Of The Blues Project- Verve/Folkways SS $48 or VG $23
BLUES PROJECT- The Best Of The Blues Project- MGM Golden Archives Series SS $44
BLUES PROPHETS- Same- (Local Maine cult blues group featuring songs by Chicago greats Little Walter Jacobs; Earl Hooker; Luther Allison; Jimmie Reed; John Lee 'Sonnyboy' Williamson; others. Guest backing vocal by T. J. Wheeler. Recorded at E.A.B. Studios, Lewiston, Maine by Ed Boucher) Astrojet (001) NM $75 or M- $68
GRAHAM BOND- Mighty Grahame Bond- (Spooky Mellotron, Hammond & occult references. Dark psychedelic progressive jazz blues w/ Harvey Mandel & Harvey Brooks) Pulsar M $85
GRAHAM BOND- We Put Our Magick On You- Mercury SS $90
GRAHAM BOND- Holy Magick- Mercury SS $90
GRAHAM BOND- Solid Bond- (2-LP Set w/ Jack Bruce; Ginger Baker; John McLaughlin; Dick Heckstall-Smith) Warner Bros M- $75
BIG BILL BROONZY- Do That Guitar Rag 1928 - 1935- (w/ Georgia Tom Dorsey; Jane Lucas; Frank Brasswell) Yazoo M $45
BIG BILL BROONZY- The Blues- (his only LP for this label, includes the original version of his often covered "Baby Please Don't Go") Scepter Mono NM+ $55
BUGSY- Same- (Charles 'Bugsy' Maugh ex-Butterfield Blues Band) Dot M- $14
PAUL BUTTERFIELD- Keep On Moving- Elektra M- $25
PAUL BUTTERFIELD- North South- (w/ Willie Mitchell) Bearsville M $30
PAUL BUTTERFIELD- East West- Elektra VG $8

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CANNED HEAT- Same- (Blues-rock boogie debut LP w/ Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson; Bob "The Bear" Hite; Henry "Sunflower" Vestine, ex-Mothers Of Invention; Larry "The Mole" Taylor, ex-Monkees studio bassist; & Frank Cook) Liberty VG $16
CANNED HEAT- Boogie With Canned Heat- (w/ their hit, "On The Road Again". Cover art by Kittyhawk Graphics & Dean O. Torrence of Jan & Dean fame) Liberty VG+ $18 or VG $14
CANNED HEAT- Vintage- (1966 session produced by Johnny Otis. Has 2 versions of "Rollin & Tumblin" by Elmore James; "Pretty Thing" & "Spoonful" by Willie Dixon, "Louise" & "Dimples" by John Lee Hooker) Janus NM $28
CHICAGO BLUE STARS- Coming Home- (w/ Fred Below; Louis & Jack Myers; Charlie Musslewhite) Blue Thumb M $55
CHICKEN SHACK- Imagination Lady- (gatefold w/ the throbbing basslines of John Glascock (pre-Jethro Tull), pounding rhythms of drummer Paul Hancox, & wah-wah driven guitar of Stan Web) Deram VG+ $45 or Germany Deram M- $88
CHICKEN SHACK- 100 Ton Chicken- Blue Horizon M $88
BILL CHINNOCK- Bill Chinnock Blues- (Debut LP by local Maine cat & founding member of the Asbury Park / Jersey Shore Music Scene. He married the daughter of Dick Curless) Paramount SS $78 or M $55 or VG+ $35
BILL CHINNOCK- Badlands- (rare original local label pre-Atlantic pressing) North Country M $55 or M- $44 or EX $33 or VG $22
BILL CHINNOCK- Dime Store Heroes- (Local Hollis, Maine pressing w/ Andy Newmark; Roger Landry; Will Lee; Dave Sanborn; Cissy Houston) North Country M $45
CLIMAX BLUES BAND- The Climax Chicago Blues Band- (debut LP) London / Sire EX $45
CLIMAX BLUES BAND- Stamp Album- (original embossed gatefold) Sire DJ M $45
CLIMAX BLUES BAND- Rich Man- (produced by Richard Gottehrer) Sire M $28
CLIMAX BLUES BAND- Sense Of Direction- Sire M $28
ALBERT COLLINS- Truckin' with Albert Collins- (gatefold) Blue Thumb SS $88
ALBERT COLLINS- Love Can Be Found Anywhere (Even In A Guitar)- Imperial (Cover art by Kittyhawk Graphics & Dean O. Torrence of Jan & Dean fame) SS $95
ALBERT COLLINS- Trash Talkin'- Imperial SS $88
ALBERT COLLINS- The Complete Albert Collins- Imperial M $58
ALBERT COLLINS- Alive & Cool- UK / Red Lightnin' M- $55
COLWELL-WINFIELD BLUES BAND- Cold Wind Blues- (Boston based w/ Billy Colwell & Mike Winfield. Members Chuck Purro, Colin Tilton & Jack Schroer later joined Van Morrison) Verve Forecast M $60 or M- $50 or VG+ $38 or VG $28
JAMES COTTON BLUES BAND- Cotton In Your Ears- Verve Forecast M- $35 or EX- $24
COUSIN JOE- Gospel-Wailing, Jazz-Playing, Rock N' Rollin' Soul-Shouting, Tap-Dancing Bluesman From New Orleans- (aka Pleasant Joseph, one of the true originators & pioneering blues singers. w/ insert) UK / Big Bear M $38
BUCKY CRAWFORD- Red, White & The Blues- MVM Mono VG- $6
ANDRAÉ CROUCH & THE DISCIPLES- Take Me Back- (gatefold) Light M- $33
ANDRAÉ CROUCH & THE DISCIPLES- This Is Another Day- (gatefold w/ lyric innersleeve) Light VG+ $28
ANDRAÉ CROUCH & THE DISCIPLES- Keep On Singin'- Light M $33
ANDRAÉ CROUCH & THE DISCIPLES- The Best Of Andraé Crouch & The Disciples- (2-LP Set w/ gatefold) Light M- $44
ARTHUR "BIG BOY" CRUDUP- Father Of Rock & Roll- (1941-1954 recordings w/ gatefold cover) RCA Victor Mono M $25 or M- $18
ROBERT CRUMB & HIS CHEAP SUIT SERENADERS- Same- (Cover art by R. Crumb) Blue Goose M $155 or VG+ $60
ROBERT CRUMB & HIS CHEAP SUIT SERENADERS- Number Two- Blue Goose M $130
ROBERT CRUMB & THE CHEAP SUIT SERENADERS- Number Three- (Mr. Natural's dad) Blue Goose SS $145
CUBY & THE BLIZZARDS- Live- (w/ Alexis Koerner & Herman Brood) Philips M $40 or M- $33
CUBY & THE BLIZZARDS- Forgotten Tapes- (Rare late-60s singles "B" Sides + Live) Netherlands Philips SS $50

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DIRTY BLUES BAND- Same- (pre-Juicy Lucy w/ Glenn Ross Campbell of The Misunderstood) ABC/ Bluesway Mono DJ EX $55
WILLIE DIXON- I Am The Blues- (With cream of the crop of Chess session players & studio musicians: Shakey Horton; Lafayette Leake; Sunnyland Slim; Johnny Shines, & Clifton James) Columbia (CS-9987 Original issue) M- $48 or Mexico / Columbia M- $20
DR. K's BLUES BAND- Same- (Chicken Shack or Duster Bennett style British Blues by Richard Kay w/ Geoff Krivit ex-John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, aided by the harmonica & vocals of Mike Hasse, & drums of Eric Peachy, pre- Steve Hillage's Khan) World Pacific SS $135
DR. ROSS- His First Recordings- (aka Doctor Isaiah Ross) Arhoolie SS $40
AYNSLEY DUNBAR RETALIATION- Dr. Dunbar's Prescription- UK / Liberty Mono VG $33 More Info
AYNSLEY DUNBAR- Retaliation- (Journey related. Aynsley later to Zappa) Blue Thumb EX $40
AYNSLEY DUNBAR- To Mum From Aynsley & The Boys- Blue Thumb DJ M- $48
ANSLEY DUNBAR- Blue Wale- (w/ Roger Sutton) UK / Warner Bros M $45
ANSLEY DUNBAR- Watchin' Chain- (Pop Blues Series Vol 1) France /BYG M $33
ANSLEY DUNBAR- Same- (Pop Blues Series Vol 6) France / BYG SS $35
CHAMPION JACK DUPREE- Jack & Micky In Heavy Blues- (w/ Mickey Baker of "Love Is Strange" fame along with Sylvia) London Sire M- $40
CHAMPION JACK DUPREE- Same- (Blues Masters Series Vol 10) Blue Horizon M- $40

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THE ELECTRIC FLAG- A Long Time Comin'- (their debut blues-psych LP w/ Mike Bloomfield; Harvey Brooks; Barry Goldberg; Paul Beaver; Buddy Miles & Nick Gravenites) (360 Stereo label) VG+ $35
FATHERS & SONS- Same- (Super Cosmic Joy Street Jamboree 2-LP set w/ Muddy Waters; Otis Spann; Buddy Miles; Michael Bloomfield; Paul Butterfield; Donald 'Duck' Dunn; Sam Lay; & others w/ gatefold. The 2nd disc has Side-4 Label on both sides, but is pressed properly) Chess DJ M- $50
FINNIGAN & WOOD- Crazed Hipsters- (Serfs related. Gatefold) Blue Thumb SS $85 or M- $55
FLEETWOOD MAC- Same- Epic (original issue) EX+ $36 or UK / Embassy M- $22
FLEETWOOD MAC- English Rose- Columbia Special Products VG $12
FLEETWOOD MAC- In Chicago- (2-LP Set. Original issue) Blue Horizon VG $25
LOWELL FULSOM- In A Heavy Bag- (nice West Coast jump-blues style) Jewel SS $42
LOWELL FULSOM- Soul- United Superior SS $35 Scarce!

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DANA GILLESPIE- Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle- (gatefold w/ Bob Weston of Fleetwood Mac; Keef Hartley (uncredited); & members of Kokomo on backing vocals) RCA M $18
BARRY GOLDBERG- The Barry Goldberg Reunion- Buddah SS $50 or M $38
BARRY GOLDBERG- 2 Jews Blues- (w/ Duane Allman; Harvey Mandel; Charlie Musselwhite. Includes "Jimi The Fox" Hendrix tribute) Buddah SS $55 or M- $38
BARRY GOLDBERG- Street Man- (w/ Eric Gale) Buddah SS $45 M $34 or EX+ $28
BARRY GOLDBERG- Blasts From My Past- (best of w/ Duane Allman; Eddie Hinton; Harvey Mandel; The Markeys; Charlie Musslewhite; others. Includes "Jimi The Fox") Buddah EX+ $28
BARRY GOLDBERG- Same- (w/ Bob Dylan; Pat Smith; Pete Carr; others. Produced by Bob Dylan & Jerry Wexler. Insert included) Atco SS $60 or M- $38
BARRY GOLDBERG- Barry Goldberg & Friends- (w/ Harvey Mandel & Mike Bloomfield) Record Man SS $50
THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE UGLY- Same- (formerly the 'Next Exit' of Beaumont / Port Arthur, Texas. Friends of Johnny Winter & Jerry LaCrouix, produced by Huey P. Meaux) Mercury M- $66
LIL GREEN- Romance In The Dark- (original 1940-1946 recordings by Lillian Green w/ gatefold cover) RCA (Vintage Series) M- $18
GROUNDHOGS- Split- (British Blues-Rock w/ Tony (TS) McPhee. Gatefold) United Artists M $45
GROUNDHOGS- Hogwash- United Artists M $43
GROUNDHOGS- Crosscut Saw- UK / United Artists M $43
BUDDY GUY- Buddy & The Juniors- (Marbled multi-colored vinyl w/ Junior Mance & Junior Wells) Blue Thumb SS $65 or M $48 Rare!
BUDDY GUY & JUNIOR WELLS- Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play The Blues- (Produced by Eric Clapton, who also performs, along w/ Dr. John; J. Geils; Magic Dick; Mike Utley; Peter Wolf) Atco (yellow) EX+ $24

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JOHN HAMMOND, JR.- Country Blues- Vanguard M $28
JOHN HAMMOND, JR.- Southern Fried- (w/ Duane Allman) Atlantic EX+ $28
JOHN HAMMOND, JR.- I Can Tell- (w/ Bill Wyman; Robbie Robertson; Rick Danko; Artie Butler; Charles Otis. Original issues w/ 'Atlantic' printed under fan logo at right. No address) Atlantic EX- $18 or Atlantic Mono M- $28
JOHN HAMMOND, JR.- Footwork- Vanguard M $28
JOHN HAMMOND, JR.- Mirrors- (Side-1 w/ Mike Bloomfield; Levon Helm; Robbie Robertson; Charlie Musslewhite; Jimmy Lewis; Barry Goldberg & others. Side-2 is solo) Vanguard M- $33 or Vanguard Mono M- $28
JOHN HAMMOND, JR.- The Best Of John Hammond- (2-LP Set w/ gatefold) Vanguard M $30
SLIM HARPO- Baby Scratch My Back- Excello Mono VG- $27
DON SUGARCANE HARRIS- Sugarcane- (back cover illustration by Rick Griffin) Epic M $50
DON SUGARCANE HARRIS- I'm On Your Case- (Began his career as the guitar playing half of the 1950s rock duo, Don & Dewey, & went on to become one of the best blues violinists of all time) BASF M- $45
KEEF HARTLEY BAND- Battle Of North West Six- (Keef replaced Ringo Starr in Rory Storm & The Hurricanes, & later worked w/ John Mayall & others before going solo. This LP has Spit James w/ contribution from Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones. Gatefold cover) Deram M- $33
KEEF HARTLEY BAND- Seventy Second Brave- (British progressive jazz & blues) Deram SS $48
BUGS HENDERSON GROUP- At Last- (Austin, Texas blues rock guitarist, Live) Armadillo M- $14
BOB 'CATFISH' HODGE- Get Down- (His debut LP) Epic (Original yellow label) M $45
BOB 'CATFISH' HODGE- Live Catfish, Featuring Bob Hodge- Epic SS $55
BOB 'CATFISH' HODGE- Dinosaurs & Alleycats- Eastbound (EB-9008) SS $55
BOB 'CATFISH' HODGE- Soap Operas- 20th Century / Westbound (W-202) SS $48
JOHN LEE HOOKER- Coast To Coast Blues Band- Any Where, Any Time, Any Place- (late 40s early 50s tracks w/ gatefold)
JOHN LEE HOOKER- No Friend Around- (compiles 14 little-known songs) UK / Red Lightnin' (003) M- $50
JOHN LEE HOOKER- Mad Man Blues- (2-LP set w/ gatefold is mixture of early 50s & 1966 tracks, originally issued in USA as Chess 60011) Italy / Frog M- $48
JOHN LEE HOOKER- Free Beer & Chicken- ABC (1971 recordings in compatible Stereo / Quad sound) M $38
JOHN LEE HOOKER- Same (Recorded in London, 1965 w/ The Groundhogs, originally released as Verve Folkways 3003 & Wand 689. John Mayall is also credited) Cleve SS $38
JOHN LEE HOOKER- Detroit Special- (Blues Originals Vol 5 w/ gatefold. Rare 1953 & 1961 recordings) Atlantic EX $33
JOHN LEE HOOKER- Big Band Blues- (Reissue of VJ 1066 'John Lee Hooker on Campus', recorded in 1963) Buddah EX $33
JOHN LEE HOOKER- I Feel Good- (Recorded in Paris, 1969. Lowell Fulson guests) Jewel SS $48
SAM LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS- Country Blues- Tradition Mono NM- $30
SAM LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS- Something Blue- (w/ Jimmy Bond) Verve/Folkways Mono M $44
SAM LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS- Lightnin' Sam- Arhoolie NM $65
SAM LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS- The Great Electric Show & Dance- Jewel M- $65
SAM LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS- Freeform Patterns- CD Reissue of rare International Artists LP SS $18 More Info
SAM LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS- Los Angeles Blues- (w/ revamped versions of his 40s & 50s classics "No Education" & "New Santa Fe". "Rosie Mae" reworks his classic "Katie Mae". "Easy On Your Heels" is a great catchy boogie. Sam is in great form singing & playing electric guitar & piano & his electric organ playing on the almost wordless spiritual "Jesus, Would You Come By Here" is moving & effective. First issued May, 1969 as "California Mudslide & Earthquake" (Vault 129) by outstanding blues producer Bruce Bromberg, who supplies new liner notes for this 1982 pressing) Rhino SS $25
HOWLIN' WOLF- The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions- (backing by Steve Winwood; Eric Clapton; Ian Stewart; plus Charlie Watts & Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones. w/ gatefold cover & lyric innersleeve) Chess M- $38
ALBERTA HUNTER- w/ Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders- Chicago: The Living Legends- (Original issue w/ "Mornin' Low", recorded at 'Prince Hall Masonic Temple', Chicago, IL, September 1, 1961) Riverside (418) Mono SS $55 Scarce!

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THE INSPIRATIONS- A Night Of Inspiration - The Inspirations Live- (long standing Southern Gospel group) Canaan SS $8
MAHALIA JACKSON- Newport 1968- (Gospel songstress w/ cover painting by Bob Parker) Columbia (5-Eyes) Mono EX- $12
ELMORE JAMES- Original Folk Blues- United Superior- SS $30
ELMORE JAMES- The Legend Of Elmore James- United Superior SS $30
JOHNNY JENKINS- Ton-Ton Macoute!- (The leader of the band that gave Otis Redding his start (Johnny Jenkins & The Pinetoppers) w/ Duane Allman, Butch Trucks, Pete Carr, Berry Oakley, Paul Hornsby & members of Southern Comfort) Canada / Atco (w/ gatefold) M $75 or Capricorn (no gatefold) SS $48 or Warner / Capricorn (no gatefold) M $27
LITTLE WILLIE JOHN- Talk To Me- Power Pak M $40
LITTLE WILLIE JOHN- Sure Things- King (crownless black & silver deep-groove label) Mono EX- $145
LITTLE WILLIE JOHN- Free At Last- King (Blues Masters Series) VG+ $18
ROBERT JOHNSON- King Of The Delta Blues Singers- Columbia Mono M $12
CASEY JONES- Solid Blue- (Chicago Blues) Rooster M $14

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JO-ANN KELLY- Same- (Blues traditionalist recorded from pub to pub throughout her native England by Nick Perls. Mostly solo originals) Epic SS $95
ALBERT KING- King Does The King's Things- (Blues renditions of Elvis Presley songs) Stax M $45
B.B. KING- Mr. Blues- ABC/Paramount M- $33
B.B. KING- L.A. Midnight- (w/ Jesse Ed Davis; Joe Walsh; Taj Mahal; & others. Inaudible pressing flaw on last track plays fine w/ weighted tone-arm, otherwise Mint) ABC DJ M $14
B.B. KING- The Original Sweet Sixteen- United M- $16
KING BISCUIT BOY- Official Music- (w/ Ronnie Hawkins backup band, Crowbar, Unipak cover) Paramount SS $45 or M $35 or M- $30
KING BISCUIT BOY- Gooduns- (w/ Larry Atamanuik of Sea Train & Rick Bell of The Full Tilt Boogie Band. King Biscuit Boy is Richard Newell) Paramount SS $45 or M $33
FREDDIE KING- Freddie King Is A Blues Master- (w/ King Curtis) Cotillion DJ VG $17
BIG DADDY KINSEY- Big Daddy's Blues- (blues singer-guitarist known for his croaky voice) Gee (black & red deep groove label) VG- $14
SPIDER JOHN KOERNER- Music Is Just A Bunch Of Notes- (homemade LP on Ray Glover's label w/ Willie Murphy & The Bumblebees; Dave "Snaker" Ray; Bonnie Raitt (uncredited); & Tom Olson. w/ inserts. Only 1000 pressed) Sweet Jane Ltd. M- $185 or near VG $44
AL KOOPER- Kooper Session- Al Kooper Introduces Shuggie Otis- Blues- (Kooper Session is the second-in-line of the Super Session albums. This time the guitar slot is 15-year-old phenomenon Shuggie Otis, son of legendary R&B pioneer Johnny Otis) Columbia (360° Stereo) M $30 or M- $22
ALEXIS KORNER- Blues Incorporated- (w/ Dick Heckstall-Smith; Ron Edgeworth; Danny Thompson; 1964 tracks) Just Sunshine SS $68 or M- $40
ALEXIS KORNER- A New Generation Of Blues- UK / Liberty M $120
ALEXIS KORNER & SNAPE- Accidentally Borne In New Orleans- (w/ 3 members of King Crimson. This is the very rare misprinted version) Warner Bros SS $75

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THE LAMONT CRANSTON BAND- Same- (Debut LP w/ Pat & Larry Hayes of Minneapolis, MN) Shadow (3346) M $80
THE LAMONT CRANSTON BAND- Specials-Lit- (Includes "Excusez Moi Mon Cherie") Shadow (3348) M- $75
LEADBELLY- Leadbelly's Sinful Songs- (8-Song 10" 33 1/3rd EP) Allegro Elite (4027) Mono VG $14
LEADBELLY bw/ CRIPPLE CLARENCE LOFTON- On The Air- (A-Side collects 11 rare broadcast tracks, 1940-49 w/ Leadbelly; B-Side has 6 rare unissued 1938 tracks w/ Chicago bluesman, Cripple Clarence Lofton) Mauros II M- $35
J.B. LENOIR- Natural Man- Chess Mono EX- $23
FURRY LEWIS- Live At The Gaslight Au Go Go- Ampex DJ M- $
FURRY LEWIS- Blues Masters Volume 5- Blue Horizon SS $55
JERRY LEE LEWIS- Soul My Way- (includes the original version of "Just Dropped In" later a hit for The First Edition) Smash Mono DJ VG+ $50
JERRY LEE LEWIS- In Loving Memories: The Jerry Lee Lewis Gospel album- Mercury SS $50
LEW LEWIS- Save The Wail- (Little Walter style ex-Eddie & The Hotrods) UK / Stiff M $28 More Info
MEADE LUX LEWIS- Barrel House Piano- Tops Mono EX- $40
LIGHTNIN' SLIM- High & Low Down- (aka Otis Hicks) Excello SS $45
MIKE LIPSKIN & WILLIE 'THE LION' SMITH- California Here I Come- (stride piano legend produced by Bob Thiele w/ gatefold) Flying Dutchman M $33
LITTLE MILTON- Waiting For Little Milton- Stax SS $40 or Stax DJ M- $33
LITTLE MILTON- Grits Ain't Groceries- (featuring "Just A Little Bit") Checker SS $40
LITTLE WALTER- Hate To See You Go- Chess (CH-1535) SS $45
LITTLE WALTER- Boss Blues Harmonica- (2-LP Set w/ gatefold) Chess M- $35
LOUISIANA RED- Louisiana Red Sings The Blues- (aka Iveson Minter w/ Dave 'Baby' Cortez; Leonard Gaskin; Tommy Tucker; Napoleon Allen; Bill Dicey; Earl Williams) Atco SS $58
LOUISIANA RED- The Lowdown Backporch Blues- Roulette Mono VG $45
LOVE SCULPTURE- Blues Helping- (psych-blues-prog w/ Dave Edmunds) Rare Earth (Has original die-cut round-top cover) M- $125 or UK / Parlophone (Cover design by Hipgnosis) M- $160
LOVE SCULPTURE- Forms & Feelings- (psych-blues-prog w/ Dave Edmunds) Parrot SS $125
KEN LYON & TOMBSTONE- same- Columbia SS $30

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LONNIE MACK- The Hills Of Indiania- (w/ Don Nix) Elektra SS $40
LONNIE MACK- Whatever's Right- Elektra M $28
LONNIE MACK & PISMO- Same- Capitol SS $30
HARVEY MANDEL- Cristo Redentor- (solo debut jazz-blues-rock fusion LP w/ Charlie Musselwhite; Pete Drake; Stephen Miller; Barry Goldberg; Chip Martin; Graham Bond; Hargus "Pig" Robbins. Alton Kelly cover art) Phillips M- $60 or EX+ $48 or VG+ $33
HARVEY MANDEL- Righteous- (w/ Howard Roberts; Earl Palmer; Plas Johnson) Phillips (w/ insert) M $45 or M- $38 or Phillips (no insert) DJ M $48 or DJ EX $38
HARVEY MANDEL- Games Guitars Play- (w/ Russell Dashiel) Phillips EX+ $38 or EX $33
HARVEY MANDEL-Get Off In Chicago- Ovation (Quadraphonic) SS $66
JOHN MAYALL- Ten Years Are Gone- (2-LP Set) Polydor VG+ $12
JOHN MAYALL- Moving On- Polydor DJ VG+ $9
JOHN MAYALL- The Turning Point- Polydor VG $6
JOHN MAYALL- The World Of John Mayall Volume Two- UK / Decca M $28 (Write for more John Mayall LPs)
JOHN MAYALL'S BLUESBREAKERS- Bare Wires- (gatefold) London EX+ $18
CHARLIE McCOY- Harpin' The Blues- (backing by 'Barefoot Jerry' w/ Al Hirt; Pete Fountain; Uncle Josh Graves; Bill Justis; Weldon Myrick; Jerry Smith; Don Sheffield; Ken Buttrey; many others) Monument M $17
GEORGE & ETHEL McCOY- Early In The Morning- Adelphi SS $60
JIMMY McCRACKLIN- My Answer- (Soul / Blues) Imperial Mono M- $38
JIMMY McCRACKLIN- My Rockin' Soul- United Superior M- $33
MISSISSIPPI FRED McDOWELL- I Do Not Play No Rock 'N' Roll- Capitol SS $68 or VG+ $18 or Capitol Mono SS $68
BROWNIE McGHEE- Brownie McGhee Blues- (7-Song 10" w/ descriptive liner notes inside inner pocket) Folkways (FA-2030) Mono SS $38
JIMMY McGRIFF- I Got A Woman- Sue Mono EX $58
JIMMY McGRIFF- At The Apollo- Sue VG $33
MO McGUIRE- Mo- (w/ Seigel-Schwall & Caleb Quaye, of Bluesology; Hookfoot; Elton John Band) Wooden Nickel EX- $40 Scarce LP!
CLYDE McPHATTER- Golden Blues Hits- Mercury VG $14 (Write for more Clyde McPhatter LPs)
BLIND WILLIE McTELL- Atlanta 12-String- Atlantic VG+ $14
BLIND WILLIE McTELL- Last Session Prestige VG- $14
MEADOWLARK SINGERS-Same- (Gospel) Jewel SS $30
MEMPHIS SLIM- Blue Memphis- (w/ Otis Spann, Peter Green, John Paul Jones, Duster Bennett, John Paul Jones, Earl Hooker, Chris Spedding; lyric insert) Warner Bros DJ M- $45 or EX $38
MEMPHIS SLIM- Bad Luck & Troubles- (2-LP Set) Barnaby M- $40
STEPHEN MILLER- Same- (of Linn County, later to Elvin Bishop Band & Grinderswitch) Phillips M $38
JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND- First Time Out- Capricorn VG+ $6 or DJ VG+ $8
JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND- High Roller- Capricorn DJ VG+ $9
CHARLES MUSSELWHITE- Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musslewhite's South Side Band- (Harvy Mandell debut) Vanguard SS $60
CHARLES MUSSELWHITE- Memphis Tennessee- Paramount M- $30
CHARLES MUSSELWHITE- Leave The Blues To Us- Capitol SS $35

N - O


NEW HEAVENLY BLUE- Same- (Detroit jazz-blues-rock w/ Carter "Jimmy" Cathcart; Peter "Madcat" Ruth; & Chris Brubeck, son of Dave Brubeck) Atlantic M $38 or M- $30 or EX- $23 or VG+ $17
NEW HEAVENLY BLUE- Educated Homegrown- (some decent drum breaks as sampled by Control Machete on “Si Señor”) RCA M- $33 or EX $25
SHUGGIE OTIS- Here Comes Shuggie Otis- Epic SS $58
SHUGGIE OTIS- Freedom Flight- Epic M $50

P - Q


PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC- Wade In The Water- (Pop Blues Vol 7 w/ ex-Bluesberry Jam members Tom Marshall & Charlie Allen, plus Frank Cook ex-Canned Heat) France / BYG SS $48
KITTY PARHAM & THE VOICES FOR CHRIST- Thank God Everyday- (Grammy-winning gospel singer was member of The Ward Singers) Savoy M $45
JUNIOR PARKER- You Don't Have To Be Black To Love The Blues- Groove Merchant M $33
JUNIOR PARKER- Like It Is- (R&B soul-blues recorded by Bobby Robinson) Mercury M- $18
ESTHER PHILLIPS- Black-Eyed Blues- Kudu M- $28 (Write for more Esther Phillips LPs)
PLASTER CASTER BLUES BAND- The Plaster Caster- Flying Dutchman M- $115
DON PRESTON- Bluse- (country blues swamp- rock by ex-Shindogs guitarist. Some Don Nix involvement) A&M M $38
PURE FOOD & DRUG ACT- Choice Cuts- (Jazz-Blues Fusion recorded live w/ Don 'Sugarcane' Harris; Randy Resnick Victor Conte pre-Tower Of Power; Harvey Mandell; & Paul Lagos ex-Johnny Otis & John Mayall. Gatefold) Epic SS $50 or M $40
THE PURPOSE- The Purpose Of The Purpose Is The Blues- (Undiscovered soul-funk blues w/ Unipak cover) ABC M $65

R


JIMMY REED- I'm Jimmy Reed- VeeJay Mono VG $26
JIMMY REED- As Jimmy Is- Roker Record Group (RRG LP-4001) SS $40
JIMMY REED- The Best Of Jimmy Reed- Exodus SS $38
DELLA REESE- The Story Of The Blues- Jubilee Mono VG+ $16
REVOLUTIONARY BLUES BAND- Same- (w/ Tom Scott) Coral M- $55
ROCKET 88- Same- (w/ Alexis Korner; Charlie Watts; Jack Bruce; Hal 'Cornbread' Singer; Bob Hall (ex-Chicken Shack, Savoy Brown) & Ian Stewart who also produces) Atlantic M- $18
RON SUNSHINE & FULL SWING- Straight Up- (Great 30s-40s style swing jump-blues, funky R&B New Orleans jive & downhome harmonica stomp, guaranteed to get you dancing) Daddy-0 / Royalty (CD ONLY) M $4
ROOMFUL OF BLUES- Same- Island SS $18
ROOMFUL OF BLUES- Dressed Up To Get Messed Up- Varrick M- $16
CHARLES ISAIAH "DOCTOR" ROSS- His First Recordings- (aka Dr. Ross The Harmonica Boss, also playing left-handed guitar on these previously unissued early 1950s Mississippi Delta Blues rarities, produced by Sam Philips. Original 1972 pressing) Arhoolie SS $45
JIMMY RUSHING & AL HIBBLER- Big Boy Blues- (w/ Bill Doggett & His Orchestra) Grand Prix M $14 or Grand Prix Mono VG- $2

S


THE SACRED MUSHROOM- Same- (Heavy Cincinatti, Ohio blues-psych w/ Larry Goshorn & Danny Goshorn, both pre-Pure Prairie League; Fred Fogwell; Doug Hamilton & Joe Stewart. Great psychedelic cover art by Rhea Atkins. Original pressing) Parallax SS $335 or Canada / Phonodisc / Parallax M- $299
SAM APPLE PIE- Same- (Their Psych-Blues debut LP w/ Steve Jolly) Sire (SES-97020) SS $170 Very Scarce!
SAVOY BROWN- Getting To The Point- Parrot M- $14
SAVOY BROWN- A Step Further- (UK blues-rock w/ gatefold) Parrot EX $12
SAVOY BROWN- Raw Sienna- (gatefold) Parrot VG $6
SAVOY BROWN- The Best Of Savoy Brown- (w/ Kim Simmonds) London M- $14
THE SKY SAXON BLUES BAND- A Full Spoon Of Seedy Blues- (Side project of The Seeds, w/ members of Muddy Waters' band. Muddy Waters writes the liner notes) GNP Crescendo EX $48 or Canada / GNP Crescendo Mono EX $88
ESTHER MAE SCOTT- Mama Ain't Nobody's Fool- (w/ Roy Buchanan; gatefold) Bomp (One) SS $110 Scarce!
SON SEALS- Live & Burning- Alligator M- $18
SHAKEY VICK- Little Woman You're So Sweet- (Recorded live November 23rd 1968 at "Mothers Blues Club", Birmingham, U.K. w/ Graham Vickery a.k.a. Shakey Vick who later played harmonica on Elton John's 1st LP) Janus M $75 Scarce LP!
DEE DEE SHARP- Songs Of Faith- Cameo Mono EX- $48 (Write for more Dee Dee Sharp)
JOHNNY SHINES- Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop! Live In Concert- Rounder M $14
THE SIEGEL-SCHWALL BAND- Same- Vanguard M $28 or Wooden Nickel (gatefold) M- $12
THE SIEGEL-SCHWALL BAND- Say Siegel Schwall- Vanguard M- $28
THE SIEGEL-SCHWALL BAND- Shake- Vanguard M $28 or M- $20
THE SIEGEL-SCHWALL BAND- Seigel-Schwall '70- Vanguard M $28
THE SIEGEL-SCHWALL BAND- Sleepy Hollow- Wooden Nickel M- $16
THE SIEGEL-SCHWALL BAND- R.I.P.- Wooden Nickle M- $16
BASIL SMITH- Bootlegger Mama- (Local Oldtown, Maine blues artist w/ George Mishio & David Meek. Autographed Private Pressing!) E-Heart M- $55
BESSIE SMITH- The Bessie Smith Story Vol 1- (w/ Louis Armstrong) Columbia (360 Sound) Mono VG+ $12
BESSIE SMITH- Any Woman's Blues- (2-LP Set w/ gatefold) Columbia Mono EX $14
MOSES "WHISPERING" SMITH- Over Easy- (Louisiana Blues. His only Solo LP) Excello SS $55
SMOKESTACK LIGHTNIN'- Off The Wall- (backing w/ The Blossoms & members of 'The Wrecking Crew') Bell EX+ $58 or VG- $18 More Info
OTIS SPANN- Is The Blues- Barnaby M- $35
OTIS SPANN- The Biggest Thing Since Colossus- (w/ very early Fleetwood Mac) Columbia VG to VG- $15
OTIS SPANN- Walking The Blues- Barnaby EX $22
OTIS SPANN- Heart Loaded With Trouble- (Original cover) ABC / Bluesway DJ M $45
THE SPIRIT OF JOHN MORGAN- Same- (Graham Bond inspired prog-psych R&B blues) UK / Carnaby (Union Jack label) NM- $345
THE STAPLE SINGERS- The Twenty-Fifth Day Of December- Riverside (black & silver label) M $95 Rare!
STEAMHAMMER- Same- (debut LP by UK proto-prog blues-rock outfit) Epic M- $88
STEAMHAMMER- Reflection- Epic M- $68
STEAMHAMMER- Mountains- (original 1970 pressing w/ Martin Pugh; gatefold) UK / B+C Records EX+ $88
THE STOVALL SISTERS- Same- (Rare soul funk gospel) Reprise M- $68
SWALLOW- Same- (gatefold. New England blues-rock w/ Vern Miller of The Remains & George Leh) Warner Bros EX+ $30 or DJ M $43
CISSY DRINKARD & THE SWEET INSPIRATIONS- Songs Of Faith & Inspiration- (2nd LP by The Sweet Inspirations who were founded by Emily "Cissy" Houston, mother of Whitney Houston, & sister of Lee Warrick, mother of Dee Dee & Dionne Warwick) Atlantic M- $38 or EX $30
SWEET PAIN- Same- (Heavy UK Blues Psych Super Session w/ Aynsley Dunbar; Dick Heckstall-Smith; John O'Leary; Stuart Cowell; Keith Tilman; Victor Brox) Mercury DJ EX+ $125
SWEET STAVIN CHAIN- Same- (Fuzz-Psych Blues Rock from Philly w/ Danny Starobin & Big John Busselll; King Curtis guests on sax) Cotillion DJ NM- $40
ROOSEVELT SYKES- The Original Honeydipper- Blind Pig M $28
ROOSEVELT SYKES- Dirty Double Mother- ABC / Bluesway M- $28
ROOSEVELT SYKES- Dirty Mother For You- (American Blues Heritage Series Vol II) Southland EX $28

T


WAYNE TALBERT & THE MELTING POT- Dues To Pay- (heavy Texas cat had worked w/ Sir Doug, James Cotton, Dr. John (aka Mac Rebennack) who also produces & contributes a song) Pulsar SS $88 or M- $63
WAYNE TALBERT- Lord Have Mercy On My Funky Soul- Pulsar DJ M- $75
WAYNE TALBERT- Houston Nickel Kicks- Mercury SS $88 or Mercury DJ EX+ $65
EDDIE TAYLOR & THE BLUESHOUNDS- Ready For Eddie- UK / Big Bear M $33
KOKO TAYLOR- I Got What It Takes- (aka Cora Walton, The Queen of Chicago Blues w/ Mighty Joe Young & Sammy Lawhorn) Alligator DJ M- $28
KOKO TAYLOR- The Earthshaker- Alligator M- $22
TED TAYLOR- Taylor Made For You- (Soul-Blues w/ Leon Haywood involvement) SPG EX $65
TED TAYLOR- Blues & Soul- Okeh DJ Mono EX- $85
THE SUPER TAYLORS- Same- (Little Johnny Taylor & Ted Taylor) Ronn DJ M $75
SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGHEE- Home Town Blues- Mainstream DJ EX $45
SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGHEE- Blues Is A Story- World Pacific VG+ $22
SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGHEE- Back Country Blues- Savoy Mono VG $55 Scarce!
SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGHEE- Folk Songs Of Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- Roulette Mono VG+ $30
SISTER ROSETTA THARPE- Same- Crown M- $68
SISTER ROSETTA THARPE- Gospel Train- Wing Mono M- $68
BIG MAMA THORNTON- Stronger Than Dirt- (aka Willie Mae Thornton singer of the original "Hound Dog" & "Ball & Chain") Mercury EX- $45
TRAMLINE- Somewhere Down The Line- (heavy UK Blues Psych w/ Mick Moody; John McCoy; Terry Sidgwick; Terry Popple) UK / Island (pink 'eye' label) EX+ $155
TRAMLINE- Moves Of Vegetable Centuries- UK / Island (pink 'eye' label) M $178

U - V - W


JOHN USSERY- Ussery- (ex-Locomotive, psych-blues in the Hendrix vein) Mercury M- $45
DAVE VAN RONK- Sings The Blues- Verve / Folkways Mono M- $25
DAVE VAN RONK- Gambler's Blues- Verve Folkways Mono EX- $22
CLARA WARD SINGERS- Gospel's Greatest Hits- (2-LP Gatefold Set w/ Martha Bass, mother of Fontella Bass) Famous Twinsets M $14
ETHEL WATERS- His Eye Is On The Sparrow- Word M- $23
MUDDY WATERS- Hard Again- (w/ Johnny Winter & James Cotton; correct innersleeve) Blue Sky M $40
MUDDY WATERS- The London Muddy Waters Sessions- (Textured gatefold w/ Rick Grech Rory Gallagher; Steve Winwood & Mitch Mitchell) Chess M $35 or Chess TEST PRESSING (Comes w/ generic white labels & generic white cover w/ typed info sheet of songs, credits, etc. I don't know if this test pressing differs from final commercial release) Chess (CH-60013) M- $88
MUDDY WATERS- Electric Mud- (gatefold wo/ booklet) Cadet Concept EX+ $58
JOHNNY "GUITAR" WATSON- Same- (His Debut LP w/ "Gangster Of Love", later a hit for Steve Miller) King (857) SS $375
JUNIOR WELLS- You're Tuff Enough- Blue Rock SS $80 or M- $50
JUNIOR WELLS- Junior Wells Sings Live At The Golden Bear- (Recorded September 18, 1968, Huntington Beach, California. Cover art by Victor Moscoso) Blue Rock EX $48
T.J. WHEELER- Smokin'- (Local Maine bluesman in the Rural Chicago style w/ a dose of sweet & sassy swing) Astrojet M- $120 or EX- $99 Rare!
JOSH WHITE- The Beginning- Mercury Mono VG $14
JOSH WHITE- Blues- Mercury (original black label) Mono EX- $30
JOSH WHITE- Sings Great Folk Songs- Sutton VG $9
WHITE LIGHTNIN'- Same- (Hendrix inspired funky blues-rock power trio w/ Donald & Woody Kinsey (both later in The Kinsey Report) & Busta Cherry Jones, ex-Albert King Band, Robert Fripp, Joey Ramone, Talking Heads, Sharks, Eno etc. Recorded at Sam Philips Studios in Memphis & Produced by Felix Pappilardi. w/ die-cut cover art by Mati Klarwein (Santana's "Abraxas" & Miles Davis' "Bitches Brew") Island SS $55
BIG JOE WILLIAMS- Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree- ABC / Bluesway SS $38
MARION WILLIAMS- Somebody Bigger Than You & I- (ex-Ward Singers powerhouse) Gospel Mono VG $50 Scarce!
MARION WILLIAMS- Standing Here Wondering Which Way To Go- Atlantic DJ EX $48
SONDRA WILLIAMS- Hark The Voice- (Miss Heartaches) Atlantic Mono M $40
SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON & THE ANIMALS- The Night Time Is The Right Time- (Sonny Boy Williamson II) Springboard SS $33
CHICK WILLIS- Stoop Down Baby... Let Your Daddy See- (A-Side is over 21 raunchy minutes of title track. B-Side is 6 Blues numbers) La Val M- $44
JOHNNY WINTER- The Progressive Blues Experiment- (Debut LP) Imperial M- $45 or EX+ $38 or VG $18
JOHNNY WINTER- The Johnny Winter Story- (gatefold) GRT M- $44
JOHNNY WINTER- First Winter- (w/ slightly different version of "Birds Can't Row Boats" than the 45-RPM single version) Buddah (original multi-color label) VG $28 or Buddah (brown label w/ pink band) M $22
JOHNNY WINTER- Second Winter- (2-LP Set w/ gatefold) Columbia EX $22
JOHNNY WINTER- Same- Columbia M- $18 or VG $6
JOHNNY WINTER- Still Alive & Well- UK / CBS VG- $2
JOHNNY WINTER- John Dawson Winter III- (Includes the original recording of "Rock & Roll People", written by John Lennon) Blue Sky EX $22
JOHNNY WINTER- And Live- Holland / CBS VG $8
JOHNNY WINTER- Nothin' But The Blues- (w/ Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Pine Top Perkins, others. Same session as the Muddy Waters' "Hard Again" LP) Blue Sky EX+ $18
JIMMY WITHERSPOON & ERIC BURDON- Guilty!- (Prison blues LP w/ Lee Oskar; Ike White; 2 songs backed by War. Original issue gatefold) MGM EX $47
THE WOOLIES- Basic Rock- (Debut LP by Detroit blues-rock group who often backed Chuck Berry. Includes their hit of Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love"; w/ gatefold) Spirit M $99
THE WOOLIES- Live At Lizard's- (original textured cover) Spirit SS $88

X - Y - Z


JIMMY & MAMA YANCEY- Chicago Piano Vol One- (Blues Originals series Vol 6 w/ gatefold) Atlantic Mono SS $40
THE YARDBIRDS- The Yardbirds Live With Sonny Boy Williamson- (Sonny Boy Williamson II w/ cartoon artwork on cover) Mercury SS $35 (Write for more Yardbirds)
CHRIS YOULDEN- Nowhere Road- (Solo prog-blues debut by ex-Savoy Brown lead singer w/ Chris Spedding; Pete Wingfield; Foggy Lyttle; Ray Fewick; Danny Kirwan; others w/ lyric innersleeve) London M- $35

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