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SOUL CITY LOS ANGELES  Compilation

SOUL CITY LOS ANGELES Compilation

SOUL CITY LOS ANGELES Compilation Fantastic Voyage This double CD package covers the musical styles of L.A in the late 50’s and early 60’s, there are sixty tracks covered by twenty five separate artists, some of these tracks were local ‘hits’ while others are completely unknown, the original releases were recorded on several local labels...

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THE BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND East-West

THE BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND East-West

THE BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND East-West Audio-Fidelity hybrid SACD Super SACD re-issue of one of the classics which features the American great white hope of Mike Bloomfield (for whom a terrific box set recently was released) with Paul Butterfield and company. A more experimental album with variety to it, my favourite would be the near eight...

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MICKEY JUPP Long Distance Romancer / Oxford

MICKEY JUPP Long Distance Romancer / Oxford

MICKEY JUPP Long Distance Romancer / Oxford Repertoire Mickey Jupp is one of those artists who could have been massive but only if that was the way he wanted to go. His problem, if you can call it that, was that he was uninterested in becoming a star and more interested in having a life...

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MARK HARRISON The World Outside

MARK HARRISON The World Outside

MARK HARRISON The World Outside Independent www.markharrisonrootmusic.com The World Outside, captures you from the first note with it’s fun rootsy beat, you know this is an album you are going to enjoy and listen to long after the review is written. This self-released album is full of confidence, with a dozen songs written by Mark....

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JOHNNY WINTER True To The Blues

JOHNNY WINTER True To The Blues

JOHNNY WINTER True To The Blues – The Johnny Winter Story Sony/Legacy Here we have a well-deserved career-spanning collection of high energy blues from one of the masters. Sony/Legacy just presented us with the marvellous Mike Bloomfield box set and here is another that simply MUST be added to our collections. The many live tracks...

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FIRST CLASS BLUES BAND Brand New!

FIRST CLASS BLUES BAND Brand New!

FIRST CLASS BLUES BAND Brand New! Acoustic Music The First Class Blues Band was a big name on the German blues scene in the 90s, a mixed group of German nationals and American ex-pats. The individual members eventually went their separate ways, though all were still closely involved with the blues – so it was no...

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ERJA LYYTINEN The Sky Is Crying

ERJA LYYTINEN The Sky Is Crying

ERJA LYYTINEN The Sky Is Crying Tuohi Records Tributes to American blues legends are risky especially when attempts are made to stick to the original versions of songs. Omar Dykes succeeded vocally with his heartfelt Howlin’ Wolf tribute, and Rory Block’s homage to Mississippi John Hurt was brilliant because she is an established authority on...

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DERRINGER Live In Cleveland

DERRINGER Live In Cleveland

DERRINGER – Live In Cleveland Floating World Records 2CD set It’s September 1978, and we’re in Cleveland’s premier rock venue, the smoky, boozy Agora Club. For those of you not au fait with the Derringer legend, you have to go back to the mid-1960s and a band called The McCoys, responsible for that perennial hit,...