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Danny O'Keefe

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Breezy Stories

A1 Angel Spread Your Wings (3:28)
A2 Magdalena (4:32)
A3 Junkman (4:09)
A4 Portrait In Black Velvet (4:12)
A5 She Said "Drive On, Driver" (5:46)
B1 Steppin' Out Tonight (2:13)
B2 If Ya Can Boogie, Woogie (You Sure Can't Rock & Roll) (3:08)
B3 Mad Ruth / The Babe (5:29)
B4 Catfish (2:14)
B5 The Edge (5:18)
B6 Farewell To Storyville (Good Time Flat Blues) (4:07)

Atlantic

Cat No: SD 7264
Released: 1975

£5.00

The Milcho Leviev Quartet

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Blues For The Fisherman

A1 Make A List, Make A Wish (16:58)
A2 Sad, A Little Bit (7:20)
B1 Ophelia (10:30)
B2 Blues For The Fisherman (11:10)

Mole Jazz

Cat No: MOLE 1
Released: 1980

£6.00

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Soul To Soul

A1 Say What! (5:22)
A2 Lookin' Out The Window (2:48)
A3 Look At Little Sister (3:07)
A4 Ain't Gone 'N' Give Up On Love (6:06)
A5 Gone Home (3:04)
B1 Change It (3:56)
B2 You'll Be Mine (3:43)
B3 Empty Arms (3:00)
B4 Come On (Part III) (4:31)
B5 Life Without You (4:17)

Epic

Cat No: EPC 26441
Released: 1985
Out Of Stock

B.B. King

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Blues Is King... Plus

A1 Waitin' On You (2:23)
A2 Gamblers' Blues (4:38)
A3 Tired Of Your Jive (3:30)
A4 Night Life (4:45)
A5 Buzz Me (4:05)
A6 Sweet Sixteen Part 1
B1 Don't Answer The Door (4:00)
B2 Blind Love (3:25)
B3 I Know What You're Puttin' Down (3:30)
B4 Baby Get Lost (3:57)
B5 Gonna Keep On Loving You (3:45)
B6 Sweet Sixteen Part 2

See For Miles Records Ltd.

Cat No: SEE 216
Released: 1987

£12.00

Randy Weston

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Blues To Africa

A1 African Village / Bedford Stuvvesant
A2 Tangier Bay
A3 Blues To Africa
A4 Kasbah Kids
B1 Uhura Kwanza
B2 The Call
B3 Kucheza Blues
B4 Sahel

Freedom

Cat No: FLP 41014
Released: 1978

£5.00

Doug MacLeod

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

No Road Back Home

A1 I'm Down (3:03)
A2 It's The Blues (5:40)
A3 Ain't No Road Back Home (4:28)
A4 The Long Black Train (6:03)
B1 Your Bread Ain't Done (3:40)
B2 Nightbird (5:30)
B3 You're Gonna Get What You Deserve (2:25)
B4 Winter Must Be Fallin' (4:55)
B5 Grease In My Gravy (4:17)

Making Waves

Cat No: SPIN 208
Released: 1984

£6.00

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Sing And Play

A1 Just Rode Into Your Town
A2 Trouble In Mind
A3 Brand New Car
A4 Walk On
B1 Po' Boy
B2 Drinkin' In The Blues
B3 Blues For The Lowlands

Society

Cat No: SOC 1015
Released: 1966

£7.00

Paul Roberts (4)

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Kettle Drum Blues

A1 King Of Your Heart
A2 Slowdown
A3 Working For The Goodtimes
A4 Out Of The Blue
A5 Sexual Chemistry
B1 The Hand Of Fate
B2 Kettle Drum Blues
B3 Ready For Me Now
B4 Words Are Not Enough
B5 The Refugee

Sonet

Cat No: SNTL 2991
Released: 1987

£7.00

Sister Rosetta Tharpe & The Gospel Tabernacle Choir And Players

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Sings Hot, Hot, Hot

A1 Wot Are They Doing In Heaven?
A2 Nothing Between
A3 Seeking For Me
A4 Shining For Jesus
A5 Never Alone
A6 I Do, Don't You?
B1 God, Lead Us Along
B2 Family Prayer
B3 Lily Of The Valley
B4 I Saw The Light
B5 Blow You, The Trumpet Of Zion
B6 Oh, The Joy That Came To Me

Society

Cat No: SOC 900
Released: 1963
Out Of Stock

Pete Seeger

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Sing With Seeger

A1 Run, Come See Jerusalem
A2 The Water Is Wide
A3 Careless Love
A4 Houston Train
A5 Oh Susanna
A6 John Riley
B1 Dayenu
B2 Mary Don't You Weep
B3 Stewball
B4 The Keeper
B5 Little Black Bull
B6 The House Carpenter

XTRA

Cat No: XTRA 1005
Released: 1965

£6.00

Billie Holiday

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Commodore Jazz Classics

A1 Strange Fruit
A2 She's Funny That Way
A3 Fine And Mellow
A4 Embraceable You
A5 I'll Get By
B1 Lover Come Back To Me
B2 I Cover The Waterfront
B3 Yesterdays
B4 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
B5 I'll Be Seeing You

Fontana

Cat No: TL 5287
Released: 1964

£9.00

Lonnie Mack

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

Glad I'm In The Band

A1 Why (4:18)
A2 Save Your Money (2:46)
A3 Old House (3:04)
A4 Too Much Trouble (2:02)
A5 In The Band (1:40)
A6 Let Them Talk (4:13)
B1 Memphis (2:25)
B2 Sweat And Tears (4:11)
B3 Roberta (2:18)
B4 Stay Away From My Baby (3:42)
B5 She Don't Come Here Anymore (4:23)

Elektra

Cat No: EKL 4040
Released: 1969

£25.00

Willie And The Poor Boys

Format: Vinyl 10 Inch
Genre: Blues

These Arms Of Mine / Poor Boy Boogie

A These Arms Of Mine (3:28)
B1 Poor Boy Boogie
B2 Baby Please Don't Go

Decca

Cat No: T880 917-7
Released: 1985

£7.00

Mighty Joe Young

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 4

A1 Rock Me Baby
A2 Baby Please
A3 Just A Minute
A4 Drivin' Wheel
A5 Wishy Washy Woman
B1 Early In The Morning
B2 Sweet Kisses
B3 Lookin' For You
B4 It's All Right
B5 I Have The Same Old Blues

Sonet

Cat No: SNTF 633
Released: 1972
Out Of Stock

The Robert Cray Band

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Blues

False Accusations

A1 Porch Light (5:01)
A2 Change Of Heart, Change Of Mind (S.O.F.T.) (3:49)
A3 She's Gone (2:50)
A4 Playin' In The Dirt (3:46)
A5 I've Slipped Her Mind (5:15)
B1 False Accusations (3:55)
B2 The Last Time (I Get Burned Like This) (3:50)
B3 Payin' For It Now (4:38)
B4 Sonny (4:45)

Demon Records

Cat No: FIEND 43
Released: 1985
Out Of Stock
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Information on the Blues genre

Blues is the name given to both a musical form and a music genre that originated in African-American communities of primarily the Deep South of the United States at the end of the 19th century from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. The blues form, ubiquitous in jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll, is characterized by specific chord progressions, of which the twelve-bar blues chord progression is the most common. The blue notes that, for expressive purposes are sung or played flattened or gradually bent (minor 3rd to major 3rd) in relation to the pitch of the major scale, are also an important part of the sound.

The blues genre is based on the blues form but possesses other characteristics such as specific lyrics, bass lines and instruments. Blues can be subdivided into several subgenres ranging from country to urban blues that were more or less popular during different periods of the 20th century. Best known are the Delta, Piedmont, Jump and Chicago blues styles. World War II marked the transition from acoustic to electric blues and the progressive opening of blues music to a wider audience. In the 1960s and 1970s, a hybrid form called blues-rock evolved.

The term "the blues" refers to the "blue devils", meaning melancholy and sadness; an early use of the term in this sense is found in George Colman's one-act farce Blue Devils (1798). Though the use of the phrase in African-American music may be older, it has been attested to since 1912, when Hart Wand's "Dallas Blues" became the first copyrighted blues composition. In lyrics the phrase is often used to describe a depressed mood.