08-05-2020

Still Got the Blues for You

Robert Johnson, Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Willie Dixon, and many more

"The whole of life itself expresses the blues. That's why I always say the blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and songs, inspiration, feeling, and understanding. The blues can be about anything pertaining to the facts of life." - Willie Dixon

We've made a nice selection of some outstanding and groundbreaking albums from our massive blues catalog, for more fantastic blues titles take a look at this page.

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TAJ MAHAL - TAJ MAHAL

Taj Mahal is the debut album by the American blues artist of the same name. The whole record is a compelling amalgam of stylistic and technical achievements, to be heard in tracks like Sleepy John Estes' "Diving Duck Blues" with textures resembling the mix on the early Cream albums, while "The Celebrated Walkin' Blues" has the sound of a late release by Muddy Waters.                     

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
THE BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND - EAST WEST
Paul Butterfield was an iconic blues harmonica player and singer, famous for his in 1963 formed Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Their 1966 releases classic East West is one of the outstanding albums in which they integrated psychedelic rock in traditional blues music.   
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
BLOOMFIELD/KOOPER/STILLS - SUPER SESSION

Super Session (1968) was conceived by Al Kooper and features the work of guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills. Kooper and Bloomfield had previously worked together on the sessions for the ground-breaking classic Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan. For Super Session, Kooper recruited keyboardist Barry Goldberg and bassist Harvey Brooks, both members of the Electric Flag, along with well-known session drummer "Fast" Eddie Hoh.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
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KEB' MO' - KEB' MO'

Keb' Mo' (1994) is the self-titled debut by Keb' Mo', an ambitious collection of gritty Country Blues.

  • 180-gram audiophile vinyl
  • "Every Morning", "Am I Wrong" & "Come On In My Kitchen"
  • 25th-anniversary edition of 1.500 numbered copies on gold vinyl
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STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN - IN STEP

The Grammy Award Winning album In Step is Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Troubles fourth studio, originally released in 1989. Stevie Ray had recently become sober, after years of drug and alcohol abuse. This is a recurring theme on the album.

  • 180-gram audiophile vinyl
  • Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album
  • Featuring “Wall of Denial”, “Crossfire” “The House Is Rockin”, “Tightrope” & “Leave My Girl Alone”
  • 30th Anniversary Edition of 3000 individually numbered copies on silver & black swirled vinyl
FLEETWOOD MAC - GREATEST HITS
This is a re-release of the famous 'red sleeve' Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits album. This record was a stalwart of every decent album collection in the early 1970s as it represented the first greatest hits package from Fleetwood Mac, covering the period from the band's beginning in 1968 through to 1971.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
MUDDY WATERS - HARD AGAIN
Hard Again is Muddy Water's massive comeback album of 1977, opening up with the one song that cemented Muddy's place in Rock & Roll heaven: "Mannish Boy".
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
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WILLIE DIXON - I AM THE BLUES

The songs of WilliamJames "Willie" Dixon (1915-1992) have been popularized by artists such as The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Eric Clapton, Cream, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin. And way before that, he's been responsible for many of the hit recordings by original blues icons like Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and Howlin' Wolf.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • 9 songs written by Willie Dixon and made famous by others, including "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man", "The Little Red Rooster", "Back Door Man" and "Spoonful"
  • 50th-anniversary edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl
FREDDIE KING - MY FEELING FOR THE BLUES
My Feeling For The Blues is a one-of-a-kind blues album by the great Freddie King. One of the top blues albums which was getting harder to find. Do yourself a favor and make sure you grab this one!
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including the tracks "What'd I Say" and "My Feeling For The Blues"
GARY MOORE - BAD FOR YOU BABY
For The album Bad For You Baby Northern Irish blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Gary Moore returned to the studio to record a mixture of his own compositions and some well-chosen covers. Bad For You Baby is the last studio album recorded by Moore, who sadly passed away on 6 February 2011.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Remastered audio
  • Contains exclusive Bonus Track "Picture On The Wall"
ROBERT CRAY - COLLECTED

Robert Cray is an influential American blues guitarist and singer, who recorded several charting songs, like "Right Next Door (Because of Me)" and "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark". During his 40+ years career, he released about 20 albums and bridged the lunes between, blues, R&B and soul. Robert Cray Collected consists of 23 songs.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Includes liner notes
  • PVC Protective Sleeve
  • Selected songs from the American blues guitarist and singer
  • Featuring the hits “Strong Persuader”, “Right Next Door (Because Of Me)”, “Smoking Gun” and collaborations with Tina Turner, John Lee Hooker, BB King, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry & Albert Collins
ROBERT JOHNSON - KING OF THE DELTA BLUES SINGERS VOL.1
The remastered audio of this original 1961 collection of material is simply stunning - Robert Johnson never sounded so alive.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Insert
  • Remastered audio
JOHN LEE HOOKER -  DON’T TURN ME FROM YOUR DOOR
John Lee Hooker was an influential blues singer which gain recognition by developing his own rhythm boogie style. Don't Turn Me From Your Door is one of the many compilations that appeared and it's a release that is full of his incredible and raw blues guitar play and recognizable voice.    
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Mono recording
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BUDDY GUY - HEAVY LOVE

American blues musician Buddy Guy is an exponent of Chicago blues and influenced many prominent guitarists, including Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Eric Clapton, and John Mayer. His 1998 album Heavy Love is another one of his fine blues-rock records.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • First time on vinyl
  • 1998 album feat. new songs and covers from Tony Joe White, Willie Dixon & ZZ Top
  • Includes "Midnight Train" featuring Jonny Lang
JOHNNY WINTER - THE WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE (LIVE)
During the Woodstock festival held in 1969 performances by different artists were recorded live, among them the energetic blues-rock giant Johnny Winter
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Available on vinyl for the first time
  • Winter's 8-song Woodstock 1969 Set in its entirety on 2LPs
  • Includes Insert with liner notes


08-05-2020