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Brian Auger's Oblivion Express

Closer To It! / 1973 / RCA Victor APL1-0140

VG+ / VG+ / $11.00Record sold

Original release


Brian Auger's Oblivion Express

Live Oblivion Vol. 1 / 1974 / RCA Victor CPL1-0645

VG+ / VG++ / $12.00

Live at the Whisky A Go Go, Hollywood


Brian Auger & Julie Tippetts

Encore / 1978 / Warner Bros BSK 3153

VG+ / VG++ / $12.00


Average White Band

Average White Band / 1974 / Atlantic SD 7308

VG+ / VG+ / $11.00

Custom inner sleeve with lyrics


Average White Band

Cut The Cake / 1975 / Atlantic SD 18140

VG++ / VG++ / $14.00

Custom inner sleeve with lyrics


Long John Baldry

It Ain't Easy / 1971 / Warner Bros WS 1921

VG+ / VG+ / $16.00Record sold

A classic set produced by Rod Stewart (side 1) and Elton John (side 2). Includes Don't Try To Lay No Boogie Woogie On The King Of Rock And Roll, Black Girl, It Ain't Easy, Morning Morning, I'm Ready, Let's Burn Down The Cornfield, Mr. Rubin, Rock Me When He's Gone, Flying. With Ron Wood, Sam Mitchell


John Baldry

Good To Be Alive / 1975 / Casablanca NBLP 7012

VG++ co / VG++ / $14.00


Bobby Bland

Reflections In Blue / 1977 / ABC AB-1018

VG++ / NM / $12.50

Original release


The Blues Brothers - Briefcase Full Of Blues original vinyl

The Blues Brothers

Briefcase Full Of Blues / 1978 / Atlantic SD-19217

VG++ / VG++ / $30.00Record sold

Original release of their first album, PRC-Richmond pressing. Featuring John "Joliet Jake Blues" Belushi, Dan "Elwood Blues" Aykroyd and a stellar band. Track list: Opening: I Can't Turn You Loose, Hey Bartender, Messin' With The Kid, (I Got Everything I Need) Almost, Rubber Biscuit, Shot Gun Blues, Groove Me, I Don't Know, Soul Man, "B" Movie Box Car Blues, Flip Flop & Fly, Closing: I Can't Turn You Loose.


The Blues Project

The Blues Project Live At The Cafe Au Go Go / 1967 / Verve Forecast FTS 3000


Reissue of Folkways 3000. Track list: Goin' Down Louisiana, You Go And I'll Go With You, Catch The Wind, I Want To Be Your Driver, Alberta, The Way My Baby Walks, Violets Of Dawn, Back Door Man, Jelly Jelly Blues, Spoonful, Who Do You Love?


Calrence Gatemouth Brown - Blackjack original vinyl

Clarence Gatemouth Brown

Blackjack / 1977 / Music Is Medicine MIM-9002

NM / NM / $20.00Record sold


Roy Buchanan

Second Album / 1973 / Polydor PD-5046

VG++ / VG+ / $11.00


Roy Buchanan

When A Guitar Plays The Blues / 1985 / Alligator AL-4741

NM / VG++ / $10.00


Paul Butterfield Blues Band (more Blues)

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band / 1966 / Elektra EKS 7294

VG+ / VG++ / $20.00Record sold

2nd issue, brown label. Partial seam splits, very small writing on cover. "Stereo" factory sticker on cover


Paul Buttefield - The Resurrection of Pigboy Cranshaw

The Butterfield Blues Band

The Resurrection of Pigboy Cranshaw / 1967 / Elektra EKL 4015 mono

VG+ / VG+ / $20.00Record sold

Original mono release


The Butterfield Blues Band

The Resurrection of Pigboy Cranshaw / 1966 / Elektra EKS 74015

VG+ woc / VG+ / $12.50Record sold

2nd issue, brown label. Small writing on cover


Butterfield Blues Band

East-West / 1971 / Elektra EKS-7315

VG++ / NM / $18.00Record sold

Reissue, Elektra butterfly label


Paul Butterfield

Better Days / 1973 / Bearsville BR  2119

VG+ / NM / $16.00Record sold

Original Bearsville release. With Ronnie Barron, Amos Garrett, Geoff Muldaur, Christoper Parker, Billy Rich. Includes poster/bio sheet. Gatefold cover with credits


Dynamite Masters Blues Quartet

Dynamite Masters Blues Quartet (7" EP) / 1987 / Mangrove ROOT-006

NM / NM / $18.00

Japanese release, sea green vinyl


David Elliott

David Elliott / 1972 / Atlantic SD-7222

VG++ co / VG++ / $11.00

Backup musicians include Caleb Quaye, Francis Monkman, Albert Lee, Nigel Olsson. Promo sticker on cover


Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Ramblin' Jack Elliott / 196? / Prestige/Folklore FL 14014 mono

VG++ / VG++ / $50.00Record sold

1961 recordings. Sadie Brown, East Virginia Blues, I Belong To Glasgow, The Cuckoo, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, South Coast, San Francisco Bay Blues, The Last Letter,  I Love Her So / I Got A Woman, Candyman, Tramp On The Street, Railroad Bill. With Ralph Rinzler, mandolin and John Herald, guitar. Liner notes by John Greenway


Buddy Guy (more Collectibles)

Chess Masters - Buddy Guy / 1984 / Chess CHS 9115


Compilation in like-new condition. Track list: Broken Hearted Blues, I Got My Eyes On You, First Time I Met The Blues, Let Me Love You Baby, Hard But Fair, When My Left Eye Jumps, Stone Crazy, No Lie, Stick Around, My Time After Awhile, Leave My Girl Alone, My Mother.


John Hammond

John Hammond / 1964 / Vanguard VRS 9132 mono

VG++ / VG+ / $25.00


John Hammond

The Best Of John Hammond (2 LPs) / 1970 / Vanguard VSd 11/12

VG++ / VG++, VG++ / $16.00


John Lee Hooker - Endless Boogie (2 LPs)

John Lee Hooker

Endless Boogie (2 LPs) / 1971 / ABC  ABCD-720

VG+ / NM, NM / $45.00Record sold

Gatefold cover with credits. Minor ringwear on cover, otherwise excellent


Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin' Hopkins / 1969 / Archive of Folk & Jazz Music FS-241

VG+ / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Big Black Cadillac Blues, I've Been Buked And Scorned, Stool Pidgeon Blues, Brand New Car, Drinkin' In The Blues, Ball Of Twine


Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin' Hopkins Volume II / 197? / Archive of Folk & Jazz Music FS-313

VG++ co / VG++ / $25.00Record sold

Recorded October 1965, Los Angeles. With Fugitive Blues, G String Guitar, Grand Ma Told Grand Pa, Rain, Goin' To Dallas, Last Night, Keep Movin' On, That's My Story, Dillon's Store


Howlin' WOlf - The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions

Howlin' Wolf

The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions / 1971 / Chess CH-60008

VG++ / NM / $25.00 Record sold

Original release of a classic set. With Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts

Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf (2 LPs) / 1976 / Chess 2ACMB-201

VG++ /  VG+, VG+ / $25.00Record sold

Chess Blues Masters series. Reissue of 2CH-60016. Cover illustration by Nick Caruso. Gatefold cover with liner notes by Peter Guralnick, Rolling Stone magazine


Mississippi John Hurt

Last Sessions / 1972 / Vanguard VSD-79327

VG co, rsobc / VG+ / $15.00

White Label Promo


Elmore James Best

Elmore James

The Best Of Elmore James / 1985 / Kent KLP 4003

NM / NM / $30.00Record sold

Reissue, Kent Treasure Series. The last sides Elmore James and his Broom Dusters cut for Modern/Flair Records in 1955, plus tracks from Chicago sessions in 1953 and 1956


Jorma Kaukonen (see also Jefferson Airplane)

Magic / 1985 / Relix RRLP 2007

VG+ / NM / $16.00Record sold

Black vinyl issue. Live performances of Walkin' Blues, Winin' Boy Blues, I'll Be Alright Some Day, Embryonic Journey, Candyman, Roads And Roads &, Good Shepherd, Mann's Fate.


Albert King

Lovejoy / 1971 / Stax STS 2040

VG wobc / VG wol / $16.00Record sold

Original release. Small writing on back cover and labels, small rubber stamp mark on back cover, gatefold and labels. Vinyl shows moderate use. Track list: Honky Tonk Woman, Bay Area Blues, Corina Corina, She Caught The Katy & Left Me A Mule To Ride, For The Love Of A Woman, Lovejoy Ill., Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven, Going Back To Iuka, Like A Road Leading Home.


Albert King

Live Wire - Blues Power / 1979 / Stax STX-4128

VG+ / VG+ / $20.00Record sold

Reissue of 1968 San Francisco Fillmore performance. Track list: Watermelon Man, Blues Power, Night Stomp, Blues At Sunrise, Please Love Me, Look Out.


Albert King

Blues For Elvis / 1980 / Stax MPS-8504


Second issue on purple and white Stax label. Vinyl heavily used, background noise will be audible throughout. Small writing on labels. Track list: Hound Dog, That's All Right, All Shook Up, Jailhouse Rock, Heartbreak Hotel, Don't Be Cruel, One Night, Blue Suede Shoes, Love Me Tender.


Albert King

I'll Play The Blues For You / 1981 / Stax MPS-8513

NM / NM / $40.00Record sold

Vinyl as new. Remastered reissue of Stax STS-3009 (1972). Rhythm by the Bar-Kays. Track list: I'll Play The Blues For You (Parts 1 & 2), Little Brother (Make A Way), Breaking Up Somebody's Home, High Cost Of Loving, I'll Be Doggone, Answer To The Laundromat Blues, Don't Burn Down The Bridge ('Cause You Might Wanna Come Back Across), Angel Of Mercy.


Albert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan

In Session / 2010 / Stax STX-7501-1

NM / NM / $18.00Record sold

Remastered reissue of recordings from December 1983. Track list: Call It Stormy Monday, "Old Times", Pride And Joy, Ask Me No Questions, "Pep Talk", Blues At Sunrise, "Turn It Over", Overall Junction, Match Box Blues, "Who Is Stevie?", Don't Lie To Me.


B.B. King (see B.B. King page)


Freddie King

My Feeling For The Blues / 1970 / Cotillion SD 9016

VG+ / VG+ / $35.00Record sold

Original release. Yonder Wall, Stumble, I Wonder Why, Stormy Monday, I Don't Know, What'd I Say, Ain't Nobody's Business What We Do, You Don't Have To Go, Woke Up This Morning, Things I Used To Do, My Feeling For The Blues.


Freddy King (Freddie King)

Just Pickin' (2 LPs) / 1986 / Modern Blues Recordings MB2LP-721

Sealed / $40.00Record sold

Rare vinyl reissue of King's classic all-instrumental LPs - "Let's Hide Away And Dance" and "Freddy King Gives You A Bonanza Of Instrumentals". 24 classic instrumentals including Hide Away, The Stumble, Remington Ride, San-Ho-Zay, Side-Tracked, Sen-Sa-Shun, Swooshy, Manhole, King-A-Ling ... also Butterscotch, Wash Out, Just Pickin', Heads Up, In The Open, Out Front, Swooshy, Freeway 75, Low Tide, The Sad Nite Owl, Funnybone, Nickelplated, Surf Monkey, Freddy's Midnite Dream, Fish Fare, Cloud Sailin'. Extensive liner notes trace the music's origins and King's life, musical development and influence on such modern greats as Eric Clapton & Lonnie Mack


Al Kooper - Easy Does It

Al Kooper

Easy Does It (2 LPs) / 1970 / Columbia G 30031


Gatefold cover with lyrics


Booker T. Laury

Booker T. Laury - One Of The Last Memphis Blues Piano Jewels / 1987 / Wolf 120.912

VG++ / NM / $20.00

Austrian release, recorded in Austria in 1987. Track list: Introduction Blues, Next Time You See Me, Disco Strut, Indescribable You, Booker's Boogie, Blues On The Prowl, I Done You Wrong, My Own Memphis Blues, You Can Go Your Way. Biographical liner notes in English and German.


Furry Lewis

On The Road Again / 1969 / Adelphi AD 1007S

VG++ / NM / $35.00Record sold

With Bukka White, Gus Cannon, Dewey Corley, B. Sam Kirk


Little Milton - Blues 'N Soul

Little Milton

Blues 'N Soul / 1982 / Stax MPS-8518

NM / NM / $25.00 $18.00Record sold

Remastered reissue of STS-5514. Woman Across The River, Behind Closed Doors, Sweet Woman Of Mine, Worried Dreamer, How Could You Do It To Me, You're No Good, Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do, Hard Luck Blues


Manfred Mann

The Manfred Mann Album / 1964 / Ascot ALS 16015

VG++ / VG+ / $35.00

A great set, with Do Wah Diddy Diddy, It's Gonna Work Out Fine, Bring It to Jerome, Down The Road Apiece, Sack O' Woe

Smokestack Lightning, Got My Mojo Working, I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man ...


Manfred Mann

My Little Red Book Of Winners / 1965 / Ascot ALM 13021 mono

VG+ / VG+ / $28.00

My Little Red Book, Oh No Not My Baby, What Am I To Do, Poison Ivy, Without You, With God On Our Side ...



Mark-Almond / 1970 / Blue Thumb BTS 27

NM / VG+ / $14.00

Their debut album, original release with "envelope" cover. Custom inner sleeve with credits



Rising / 1972 / Columbia KC 31917

VG+ / VG+ / $11.00Record sold


Dutch Mason Blues Band

Wish Me Luck / 1967 / London PS-733

VG++ / VG++ / $16.00

Canadian release


John Mayall

Back To The Roots (2 LPs) / 1971 / Polydor 25-3002

VG++ / NM wol / $18.00

Mayall gathered many of the great musicians who played with him during the '60s for this double album, including Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Keef Hartley, Johnny Almond, Sugarcane Harris, Larry Taylor and Paul Lagos. With NM 28-page booklet of photos and clips of the members of the great Mayall bands. Very small writing on labels.


John Mayall

The Turning Point / 1970 / Polydor 24-4004

VG+ / VG+ / $8.00


Duke Robillard And The Pleasure Kings (more Blues)

Duke Robillard And The Pleasure Kings / 1983 / Rounder 3079

NM is / NM / $14.00Record sold

Original release


Merl Saunders (more Rare & Collectible)

Merl Saunders / 1974 / Fantasy F-9460

VG+ co / VG++ / $44.00Record sold

Original release. Cut corner and partial seam split on cover. Track list: Aunt Monk, It's Cheaper To Keep Her, Wondering Why, Easy Evil, Bolinas Brown, Ain't No Woman Like The One I've Got, When I Die, Righteousness.


Sky Saxon Blues Band

A Full Spoon Of Seedy Blues / 1968 / GNP Crescendo GNP-2040


Original release


Siegel-Schwall Band

Sleepy Hollow / 1973 / Wooden Nickel WNS-1010


Original release


Otis Spann

Otis Spann Is The Blues - Candid Spann Vol. 1 / 1983 / Crosscut CCR 1003

VG++ / NM wol / $30.00Record sold

German release with 2 extra tracks. New York City recordings from August 23, 1960. Small writing on side 1 label. Track list: The Hard Way, Take A Little Walk With Me, Otis In The Dark, Baby Child (previously unreleased), Little Boy Blue, Country Boy, Beat-Up Team, My Daily Wish, Great Northern Stomp, I Got Rambling On My Mind No. 2, Worried Life Blues, Instrumenetal Boogies (previously unreleased).


Otis Spann

Otis Spann ... And His Piano - Candid Spann Vol. 2 / 1983 / Crosscut CCR 1004

VG+ / VG++ / $30.00

German release with 2 extra tracks. New York City recordings from August 23, 1960. Small writing on side 1 label. Track list: It Must Have Been The Devil, Otis' Blues, Going Down Slow, Half Ain't Been Told, Monkey Face Woman, This Is The Blues, Strange Woman (previously unreleased), Evil Ways, Come Day Go Day, Walking The Blues, When Things Go Wrong (previously unreleased), Bad Condition, My Home Is On The Delta.


New arrival Pops Staples

Don't Lose This / 2015 / dBpm 87398-1


Original release. Gatefold cover with complete credits and a nice portrait of the artist. Recordings from 1998 and 2014. Includes digital download card. Track list: Somebody Was Watching, Sweet Home, No News Is Good News, Love On My Side, Friendship, Nobody's Fault But Mine, The Lady's Letter, Better Home, Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Gotta Serve Somebody.


Roosevelt Sykes

The Honeydripper / 196? / Prestige PRST 7722

VG+ / VG+ / $25.00Record sold

Reissue of Bluesville 1014. A classic, with King Curtis on tenor sax and Robert Banks, organ


Top Jimmy & The Rhythm Pigs

Pigus • Drunkus • Maximus / 1987 / Down There/Restless 72221-1

VG+ / VG+ / $20.00Record sold

Original release. Dance With Your Baby, Eleven Months And Twenty-Nine Days, Homework, Obviously Five Believers, Hole In My Pocket, Spanish Castle Magic, Do The Do, Framed, Workingman's Blues, Backroom Blues, Ballad Of A Thin Man.


Various Artists

The Best Of The Chicago Blues Vol. 1 / 1975 / Vanguard VMS-73125

NM is / NM / $15.00

Reissue of first disc of VSD 12 from 1970. Featuring Jimmy Cotton, Junior Wells, Otis Spann, Buddy Guy, J.B. Hutto, Homesick James


New arrival Various Artists (more Compilations)

Blues Deluxe / 1980 / XRT 9301


Recorded live at Chicagofest, August 1980. Lonnie Brooks (Sweet Home Chicago), Son Seals (Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong), Mighty Joe Young (Need A Friend), Muddy Waters (Clouds In My Heart), Koko Taylor (Hey Bartender), Willie Dixon (Wang Dang Doodle).


Various Artists - Blues Piano Orgy

Various Artists

Blues Piano Orgy / 1972 / Delmark DS 626


Previously unreleased performances by Speckled Red, Curtis Jones, Sunnyland Slim, Little Brother Montgomery, Roosevelt Sykes, Otis Spann. Informative liner notes by Bob Koester


Various Artists - Copulatin' Blues

Various Artists

Copulatin' Blues Volume One / 1976 / Stash ST 101


Original Stash compilation, not a reissue. 16 raunchy blues songs from the '30s. Artists include Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith, Lil Johnson, Johnny Temple, Merline Johnson, Coot Grant, Lucille Bogan, Bessie Jackson, Georgia White. Includes insert with unexpurgated lyrics.


Various Artists

Genuine Houserockin' Music / 1986 / Alligator AL-101

NM / NM / $11.00

Johnny Winter ("Sound The Bell"), Koko Taylor ("Come To Mama"), Lonnie Mack ("Satisfy Suzie"), Albert Collins with Robert Cray & Johnny Copeland ("Blackjack"), Son Seals ("Goin' Home"), Lonnie Brooks ("Don't Take Advantage Of Me"), Roy Buchanan ("Short Fuse"), Fenton Robinson ("Laundry Man"), Jimmy Johnson ("You Don't Know What Love Is"), James Cotton ("Ain't Doin' Too Bad"), Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers ("Don't Blame Me"). Includes brief bios and photos of the artists.


Muddy Waters

Hard Again / 197? / Blue Sky PZ 34449


Early issue, Carrolton pressing. Groove damage affects first few bars of Mannish Boy, otherwise OK. Track list: Mannish Boy, Bus Driver, I Want To Be Loved, Jealous Hearted Man, I Can't Be Satisfied, Blues Had A Baby And They Named It Rock & Roll (#2), Deep Down In Florida, Crosseyed Cat, Little Girl.


Muddy Waters (more Sealed albums)

Hoochie Coochie Man (2 LPs) / 2017 / Not Now NOT2LP134

Sealed VG+ cover / $20.00Record sold

28-track compilation on 180g colored vinyl. Shrinkwrap is torn but vinyl is still sealed. Cover has corner wear. Track list: I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, Baby Please Don't Go, Rollin' And Rumblin' (Part 1), Rollin' And Rumblin' (Part 2), Gypsy Woman, I Just Want To Make Love To You, You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead And Gone), Mannish Boy, Smokestack Lightnin', Standin' Here Tremblin', Just A Dream (On My Mind), She's All Right, I Want To Be Loved, The Call Me Muddy Waters, Got My Mojo Working, Rock Me, I'm Ready, Diamonds At Your Feet, Mopper's Blues, Loving Man, Evil, Forty Days And Forty Nights, She Moves Me, Trouble No More, Hard Day Blues, Rollin' Stone, I Can't Be Satisfied, Train Fare Home Blues.


Josh White

Feelin' Blue / 196? / Blue Ribbon BRS-8008

VG++ / VG++ / $15.00

Careless Love, Dink's Blues, Oh Lula, Tap 'Em Up Solid, Jim Crow Train, Strange Fruit, Bad Housing Blues, You Don't Know My Mind, How About You, Southern Exposure


Sonny Boy Williamson

Sonny Boy Williamson

One Way Out / 1984 / Chess CH 9116

VG++ / NM / $25.00

Reissue. Vinyl in cherry condition. 15 performances from 1955-1961. Born Blind, Work With Me, You Killing Me, Keep It To Yourself, Don't Lose Your Eye, Good Evening Everybody, Too Close Together, Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide, I Wonder Why, This Is My Apartment, One Way Out, Like Wolf, Have You Ever Been In Love, Cool Disposition, I Know What Love Is All About


Edgar Winter

Edgar Winter's White Trash / 1971 / Epic E 30512


Original release, yellow label. Introducing Jerry laCroix. Tribute poem on back cover by Patti Smith. Track list: Give It Everything You Got, Fly Away, Where Would I Be, Let's Get It On, I've Got News For You, Save The Planet, Dying To Live, Keep Playin' That Rock 'N' Roll, You Were My Light, Good Morning Music.


New arrival Edgar Winter Group

They Only Come Out At Night / 1972 / Epic KE 31584


Original, yellow labels, gatefold cover with band member photos and credits. Track list: Hangin' Around, When It Comes, Alta Mira, Free Ride, Undercover Man, Round & Round, Rock 'N' Roll Boogie Woogie Blues, Autumn, We All Had A Real Good Time, Frankenstein.


Edgar Winter Group / Rick Derringer

The Edgar Winter Group With Rick Derringer / 1975 / Blue Sky PZ 33798


Original release, White Label Promo with DJ timing sticker on cover. Includes inner sleeve with lyrics. Track list: Cool Dance, People Music, Good Shot, Nothin' Good Comes Easy, Infinite Peace In Rhythm, Paradise / Sides, Diamond Eyes, Modern Love, Let's Do It Together Again,Can't Tell One From The Other, J.A.P. (Just Another Punk), Chainsaw.