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Bull City Red - Complete Recordings in Chronological Order: 1935-1939 (1992)

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Bull City Red - Complete Recordings in Chronological Order: 1935-1939 (1992)

Bull City Red - Complete Recordings in Chronological Order: 1935-1939 (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 156 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 93 MB | Covers (3 MB) included
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Da Music (CD 3527-2)

Not a bad compilation - 13 songs cut by Bull City Red over a four-year stretch, which include gospel-tinged songs as well as country blues in the Blind Boy Fuller mode. The sound is reasonably good throughout, given the rarity of some of the records, and the analog-to-digital transfer fairly clean given the age of the source material - Red's guitar comes through in startling clarity, and surface noise is generally held in check, or at least to manageable levels. Among the highlights here is Red's version of "I Saw the Light," and which, in another form, entered the repertory of Hank Williams, among others…

Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 5: 1934 (1992)

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Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 5: 1934 (1992)

Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 5: 1934 (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 223 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 162 MB | Covers (8 MB) included
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Document Records (DOCCD-5138)

Vol. 5 in Document's Complete Recorded Works of Leroy Carr focuses upon one of his last great periods of recording activity, from mid-August to mid-December 1934, providing the listener with 19 titles and three alternate takes. In addition to his main man Scrapper Blackwell, Carr is heard with guitarist Josh White on this collection, which is as strong as any other volume in Document's meticulously thorough Leroy Carr retrospective. Most of this music moves at an easy and unhurried pace, which is ideal for expressing simple intimate truths about loneliness, heartbreak, and interpersonal relationships…

B.B. King - The Life Of Riley: The Soundtrack (2012)

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B.B. King - The Life Of Riley: The Soundtrack (2012)

B.B. King - The Life Of Riley: The Soundtrack (2012)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 592 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 233 Mb
Full Scans ~ 53 Mb | 00:46:37 + 00:50:06 | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues, Soundtrack | Universal Music #0600753408827

B.B. King - The Life Of Riley is powerful, insightful and heart-warming feature documentary about legendary Blues man, B.B. King. Narrated by Morgan Freeman and featuring contributions by, amongst others, Eric Clapton, Bono, Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Slash, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Bruce Willis. The OST was developed by following the music used in the movie. The original 2CD tracklisting contains 26 career spanning songs as featured in the film, in the same order they appear in the movie.

The Wood Brothers - Kingdom In My Mind (2020)

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The Wood Brothers - Kingdom In My Mind (2020)

The Wood Brothers - Kingdom In My Mind (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 220 MB | Tracks: 11 | 38:34 min
Style: Folk, Blues, Alt-Country | Label: Honey Jar Records

The balance of darkness and light is at the heart of Kingdom In My Mind, The Wood Brothers seventh studio release and their most spontaneous and experimental collection yet. Recorded over a series of freewheeling, improvised sessions, the record is a reckoning with circumstance, mortality, and human nature, one that finds strength in accepting what lies beyond our control. Thoughtfully honing in on the bittersweet beauty that underlies our doubt and pain, the songs grapple with the power of our external surroundings to shape our internal worlds (and vice versa) through vivid character studies and unflinching self-examination.

Curley Weaver - Georgia Guitar Wizard: 1928-1935 (1992)

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Curley Weaver - Georgia Guitar Wizard: 1928-1935 (1992)

Curley Weaver - Georgia Guitar Wizard: 1928-1935 (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 255 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 129 MB | Covers (9 MB) included
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Da Music (CD 3530-2)

Why Atlanta blues guitarist and vocalist Curley Weaver is so obscure when cohorts Blind Willie McTell and Buddy Moss are so well-known is one of those why-ask-why deals. Weaver was an outstanding player and convincing singer, and this collection nicely outlines his attributes. McTell and Moss appear here in accompanying roles.

Stefan Grossman - Shake That Thing: Fingerpicking Country Blues (1998)

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Stefan Grossman - Shake That Thing: Fingerpicking Country Blues (1998)

Stefan Grossman - Shake That Thing: Fingerpicking Country Blues (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 343 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans ~ 160 Mb
Folk-Blues, Country Blues | Label: Shanachie | # 97027 | Time: 01:06:27

Drawing on over 30 years of experience playing the country-blues, complete with tutorials from some of the undisputed masters, it comes as no surprise that Stefan Grossman can so consistently conjure up the authentic spirit of the music with each successive release. His original compositions show Grossman to be the most confident of guitarists in his genre, effortlessly borrowing from the stylings of Mississippi John Hurt, Reverend Gary Davis, and Blind Willie McTell among various others. While his playing isn't overly flashy, it need not be. The precision and craftsmanship injected into the fluid, rolling original "Yazoo Strut," the harder blues groove of "Spider Web Blues," and a powerful rendition of Reverend Gary Davis' "Candy Man" are country blues at its very best.

Johnny Copeland - Jungle Swing (1995)

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Johnny Copeland - Jungle Swing (1995)

Johnny Copeland - Jungle Swing (1995)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + m3u + Log ~ 318 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 125 Mb
Full Scans ~ 46 Mb | 00:51:56 | RAR 5% Recovery
Gitanes Blues Production / Verve Records #314 527 466-2
Modern Electric Blues / Texas Blues

Johnny Copeland's eclectic nature is on display on Jungle Swing, an ambitious collaboration with jazz pianist Randy Weston. Weston brings a selection of African rhythms and melodic textures to the table, which are incorporated subtly into the rhythmic underpinnings of each song. In no sense is Jungle Swing a worldbeat experiment – it's just a small, affectionate tribute. Even so, the African flourishes don't dominate the sound of the record. Like always, Copeland takes center stage with his clean, precise licks. At this point in his career, he knows exactly what to play and the guitarist never overplays throughout the course of the disc. There are a few weak moments on the disc, but the sheer strength of Copeland's musicianship – and his willingness to stretch out ever so slightly – make it worth the time for any of his fans.

Humble Pie - Complete Winterland Show 1973 (2019)

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Humble Pie - Complete Winterland Show 1973 (2019)

Humble Pie - Complete Winterland Show 1973 (2019)
FLAC tracks | 76:21 | 500 Mb
Genre: Rock, Blues / Label: Purple Pyramid

Essential live recording of British supergroup Humble Pie (formed by Peter Frampton and Steve Marriott in 1969) made at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom in May of 1973 and one of the first in a long series of concerts for the legendary King Biscuit Flower Hour radio program. Featuring a scorching set of songs that included hits like "Hot 'N' Nasty" and "30 Days in the Hole" from their best-selling album Smokin', but whose energy far surpasses anything they ever did in the studio!

Joe Hill Louis & His One Man Band - A Jumpin & A Shufflin: The Blues 1950-1954 (2019)

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Joe Hill Louis & His One Man Band - A Jumpin & A Shufflin: The Blues 1950-1954 (2019)

Joe Hill Louis & His One Man Band - A Jumpin & A Shufflin: The Blues 1950-1954 (2019)
FLAC tracks | 77:09 | 304 / 204 Mb
Genre: Blues, Jazz / Label: Jasmine Records

Joe Hill Louis is a highly regarded Memphis blues artist whose career never really took off nationally. Despite this he was very famous around Memphis and recorded a considerable body of work. Essentially a one-man-band. He sang, played guitar, blew harmonica all with added percussion making one of the most exciting and danceable sounds of 50s R&B. He was a pioneer of distorted and over amplified guitar which can be heard on one of his most famous and influential recordings, "Boogie In The Park". And Boogie is what you'll do when you listen to this fantastic collection. Also featured are some rare recordings from labels like Checker, Meteor, Rockin' and Big Town.

G. Love & Special Sauce - The Juice (2020)

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G. Love & Special Sauce - The Juice (2020)

G. Love & Special Sauce - The Juice (2020)
FLAC tracks | 44:51 | 296 Mb
Genre: Blues, Alternative / Label: Philadelphonic Records

THIRTY TIGERS - "I've been in the game a long time, but I've always considered myself a student," says G. Love. "Finishing this album with Keb Mo' felt like graduation". Recorded in Nashville with a slew of special guests including Robert Randolph, Marcus King and Roosevelt Collier, 'The Juice' is indeed diploma-worthy. Co-produced and co-written with GRAMMY-winning icon Keb Mo', it's an electrifying collection, one that tips its cap to more than a century of blues greats even as it offers its own distinctly modern pop spin on the genre and solidifies his place in music history as a genre-bending pioneer with a sound The New York Times described as "a new and urgent hybrid" and NPR called a "musical melting pot."

Mark Hummel - Wayback Machine (2020)

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Mark Hummel - Wayback Machine (2020)

Mark Hummel - Wayback Machine (2020)
FLAC tracks | 58:06 | 248 Mb
Genre: Blues / Label: Electro-Fi Records

'Mark Hummel is one of the Very Top Notch guys on the Blues Harmonica Scene today', - Chicago Blues Legend Billy Boy Arnold. Grammy nominated Harp Ace MARK HUMMEL is moving forward by looking backwards on his new Electro-Fi release WAYBACK MACHINE, and he's picked a sweet spot in Blues history to explore. The glorious Bluebird Records sound from the 1930's and 40's. Joining Mark is first call guitarist BILLY FLYNN, the hot West Coast Combo: The Deep Basement Shakers, and Mississippi Bluesmaster JOE BEARD. The 16 dynamic tracks on this CD were recorded by KID ANDERSEN at Greaseland studios in San Jose, CA. No doubt WAYBACK MACHINE is destined to be one of the most talked about Blues releases of 2020!

Marcus King - El Dorado (2020)

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Marcus King - El Dorado (2020)

Marcus King - El Dorado (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 256 MB | Tracks: 12 | 42:10 min
Style: Blues, Soul, Blues Rock | Label: Spinefarm Records

23-year-old guitar phenomenon Marcus King will release his genre-bending debut solo album El Dorado on Jan 17th, 2020 on Snakefarm Records. Produced by Grammy Award winner Dan Auerbach, El Dorado will further establish Marcus as an innovative songwriter and one of the most soulful voices of his generation. The record is a contemporary sonic exploration of classic rock, blues, southern R&B and country-soul where subtle acoustics and pedal steel shines bright alongside raucous electric guitars and blistering solos.

Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 4: 1932-1934 (1992)

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Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 4: 1932-1934 (1992)

Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 4: 1932-1934 (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 259 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 181 MB | Covers (8 MB) included
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Document Records (DOCCD-5137)

People living in the early 21st century would do well to consider complete immersion in more than an hour's worth of vintage Vocalion blues records made during the darkest days of the Great Depression by pianist Leroy Carr and guitarist Scrapper Blackwell. Vol. 4 in Document's Complete Recorded Works of Leroy Carr contains 23 sides dating from March 1932 through August 1934, with three takes of "Mean Mistreatin' Mama" (suffused with a mood that almost certainly inspired Big Maceo's sound) and an extra version of Carr's beautifully straightforward "Blues Before Sunrise." This is not a "get up and shake your butt" kind of collection, and anyone who complains that it isn't has missed the entire point of historic blues appreciation altogether…

Danny Adler - De Luxe Blues Band 1983: The R.S. Mobile Sessions (Alternates) (2020)

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Danny Adler - De Luxe Blues Band 1983: The R.S. Mobile Sessions (Alternates) (2020)

Danny Adler - De Luxe Blues Band 1983: The R.S. Mobile Sessions (Alternates) (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 349 MB | Tracks: 14 | 56:52 min
Style: Blues, Rock | Label: Roogalator DALegacy 40

In 1983, Ian “Stu” Stewart who was the mastermind behind the Rocket 88 band and the the De Luxe Blues Band, not to mention the Rolling Stones, decided once again to produce another album for the De Luxe Blues Band. He had previously produced the De Luxe’s second of their 8 albums (A Street Car Named De Luxe, 1981 DA Legacy 16). However, on this occasion he opted to turbo charge the original format by bringing in Charlie Watts on drums and Boogie Woogie maestro George Green. And of course, Stu made his own very wonderful piano contributions to several songs (The Stumble etc).
On a January afternoon in 1983, everyone assembled at the Shepperton Film Studios sound stage. By about 10 PM that evening, they had not only finished a complete album (De Luxe Blues Band 1983, DA Legacy 17) but also these wonderful previously unissued songs and alternate takes that you see before you now. Let the feast begin.

Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 3: 1930-1932 (1992)

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Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 3: 1930-1932 (1992)

Leroy Carr - Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 3: 1930-1932 (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 244 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 166 MB | Covers (8 MB) included
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Document Records (DOCCD-5136)

Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1930-1932) continues Document's exhaustive overview of Leroy Carr's recordings for Vocalion between 1928 and his death in 1935. Though Carr produced a few classics during the year and a half covered by this volume (including "Alabama Women Blues" and "New How Long How Long Blues, Pt. 2"), the vast majority of listeners will have trouble working through this material, much of which sounds very similar. Still, it's the only way to hear the complete work of this important bluesman, which is more than enough for serious blues fans.