New Releases


22 September 2014

The current Red Lick catalogue (no. 180; September-October) includes 6 packed pages of new releases (see 'Brand Spanking New' on pages 3-8). These can be viewed either in the low res pdf version of the catalogue - Red Lick catalogue180 - low res - or at a slightly higher reproduction quality here - Red Lick catalogue 180 - hi res

The higher resolution version may take a bit longer to load but will appear much clearer on your screen.

Since publication of the catalogue, plenty more new releases have been issued. These can be viewed by downloading our latest New Release Sheet here or by scrolling down the list below.

ACROBAT CD £10.25

ACMCD4379 Allan Ganley: The Complete Quartet & Jazzmakers Sessions 1957-59. Recordings made by famed British jazz drummer with is own bands, variously including Joe Harriott, Art Ellefson, Ronnie Ross and more. Includes tracks from two rare EPs now on CD for the first time.

ALLIGATOR CD £13.00

ALCD4964 Marcia Ball: The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man. Popular blues singer and pianist with her 16th album full of roadhouse boogie originals plus one cover. Guests include Delbert McClinton.

AXE HOUSE CD £12.95

AXE1001 Joanne Shaw Taylor: The Dirty Truth. Fourth album from Brummie blues singer and guitarist recorded in Memphis and another set of earthy, punchy and personal songs.

BACM CD £8.50

BACM460 Various: Custom Made Hillbilly Vol 7. 30 tracks featuring Dickie Damron, Shorty Barnhill, Bob Kinney, Hank Morrison and more

BACM461 Various: Country Gospel Vol 2. 28 tracks featuring The Spires Family, Roy Shepherd, Claude Eldridge, Hoyt Scoggins and more.

BACM462 Idaho Cal & Boots Faye: Heartaches. 22 tracks

BEAR FAMILY 6CD & DVD £135.00

BCD16947GK Various: Calypso Craze. A massive LP-size box including 173 tracks telling the story of the emergence and popularizing of Calypso music, from its roots in Trinidad to its adoption by American youth in the mid-1950s in and around the emergence of rock and roll. Featuring The Lion, Atilla The Hun, Sir Lancelot, Lord Invader, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Jordan, Eartha Kitt, Nat King Cole, Harry Belafonte, The Mills Brothers, Freddie Mitchell, Hank Snow, Sonny Rollins, The Treniers, Jeri Southern, Robert Mitchum, The Diamonds, Lord Kitchener, Lord Beginner, Mighty Terror, Blind Blake, Mighty Zebra and many more (even Bernard Cribbens and Lance Percival!).  The bonus DVD includes a Calypso-Craze feature film made by United Artists never before issued called Calypso Joe (starring Herb Jeffries and Angie Dickinson) plus four short ‘soundies’ from the 1940s and 1950s. And if this is not enough, you also get a 176 page hardback book!! Blimey.

BEAR FAMILY 8CD £175.00

BCD15864HL Various: A Shot In The Dark - Nashville Jumps, Blues And Rhythm On Nashville Independent Labels 1945-1955. Re-issue of large LP-sized format box set featuring 200 tracks from the best artists that recorded blues and R&B sides in and around Nashville after World War II, including Cecil Gant, Wynonie Harris, Christine Kittrell, B.B. King, St Louis Jimmy, Big Three Trio, Sherman Williams, Roosevelt Sykes, Walter Davis, Eddie Jones, Kid King’s Combo, Arthur Gunter, Jerry McCain, Crown Prince Waterford, Julius King and many more. CD8 features interviews with Christine Kittrell, Hutch Carlock and Jim Bulleitt and the set comes with a 284 page hardbound book, with the story of the Nashville R&B scene that these sides were recorded within, song-by-song notes and artist biographies plus lots of rare photos.

BEAR FAMILY 3CD £49.50

BCD17356CR Jim Reeves: Complete Abbott Recordings. Over 200 minutes of the original early session tapes of Gentleman Jim, correctly documented for the first time to include everything he recorded prior to signing with RCA in 1955. Includes every complete performance alongside the likes of Floyd Cramer, Speedy West, Jimmy Day, Bobby Garrett and others plus all surviving false starts and studio chatter. As well as all the Abbott sessions, also included are some 1949 recordings from Macy’s plus early 1950s demos. This set is massively enhanced by a 100 page booklet featuring rare and previously unpublished photos and a discography that also adds interviews with some of the original musicians featured.

BEAR FAMILY CD £15.25

BCD17342AR Various: Atomic Platters. A single CD fillet of the previously issued 5CD & DVD set (BCD16065) presenting the wildest, most radio-active Cold War tracks and US Government public service announcements. This 32 track selection includes 5 sides not included on the box set and has contributions from Wanda Jackson, Connie Francis, Louvin Brothers, Bill Haley And His Comets, Hank King, Buchanan Brothers, Johnny Cash, Elton Britt, Slim Gaillard and many more. With an 80 page colour booklet

BCD17395AH Five Keys And The Nitecaps: Best Of Doo-Wop Classics Vol 2. Re-issue on CD of album originally issued in the 1980s on Bob Jones’ Detour Records label of 16 doo-wop lovelies. 16 page booklet.

BCD17388AH Various: Groove Jumping. Another CD release of a 1980s album originally issued on Bob Jones’ Detour Records label, this is sub-titled ‘14 Classic Rockin’ R&B Tracks From RCA’s Groove Label’ and features Sonny Terry, Roy Gaines, The Du-Droppers, The Five Keys, Big John Greer, Mr Bear, Tiny Kennedy and Mickey & Sylvia. With a 24 page booklet.

BCD17391AH Various: Still Groove Jumping. A second helping of tracks on a 1980s LP on Bob Jones’ Detour Records label, these 16 tracks (again subtitles ‘Classic Rockin’ R&B Tracks From RCA’s Groove Label’) feature Larry Dale, Roy Gaines, Piano Red, Arthur Crudup, Jack Dupree and more, 24 page booklet.

BCD17390AH Various: More Ballroom Kings. Another from Bob Jones’ Detour Label of the 1980s now on CD for the first time, this includes 16 tracks featuring the great early country sides of Hank Penny, Pee Wee King, Wade Ray, Johnny Lee Wills, Elton Britt, Jim Boyd, Rosalie Allen, Texas Jim Robertson & His Panhandle Punchers and more. 36 page booklet.

BCD17393AH Various: Hillbilly Houn’ Dawgs. 1980s LP originally on Bob Jones’ Detour Label of the 1980s now on CD for the first time, this time featuring 16 early country crackers from Janis Martin, Wade Ray, Eddie Marshall, The Davis Sisters, Terry Fell, Jack Turner and more. 32 page booklet.

BIG3 3CD £5.50

BT3080 Various: Leiber & Stoller - The Absolutely Essential 3CD Collection. A 60 track celebration of the songwriting talents of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, featuring Elvis, The Drifters, Etta James, The Clovers, The Coasters, Jimmy Witherspoon, Big John Greer, LaVern Baker, Little Esther, etc.

BT3081 Duke Ellington: The Absolutely Essential 3CD Collection. 60 of his best and most historic sides,1920s to the 1950s.

BLUE MOON CD £11.75

BMCD853 Jonah Jones: The Unsinkable Jonah Jones Swings The Unsinkable Molly Brown + Jazz Bonus. Two albums for Capitol from the early 1960s from popular jazz trumpeter, plus three bonus tracks.

BLUE NOTE LP £19.95

More high quality vinyl re-issues of iconic jazz classics

3786072 Lou Donaldson: Lush Life.

3786470 Bud Powell: The Amazing Bud Powell.

3786069 Wayne Shorter: Juju.

3786068 Herbie Hancock: Speak Like A Child.

CHROME DREAMS CD £10.00

SMCD932 Steve Earle: Down At The Club. Unreleased radio broadcast featuring great songs and between-song chat.

SMCD933 Lynyrd Skynyrd: Chattanooga Choo Choo. Live radio broadcast material from 1975 in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Los Angeles.

COLUMBIA CD £12.75

88875014292 Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems. The 13th studio album from Laughing Len and follow up to the marvelous 2012 return of Old Ideas (88697986712). With nine new songs - not bad for a fellow that has just turned 80!

COMPASS CD £13.15

COM46332 Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen: Cold Spell. 10 tracks from a revered quartet on the contemporary American bluegrass scene (newgrass bluegrass anyone?), featuring a compelling mix of banjo, mandolin, guitar and acoustic bass.

CONCORD JAZZ 3CD £18.25

CJA3568502 Chick Corea Trio: Trilogy. Grammy-award winning jazz pianist with a series of live recordings made around the world alongside Christian McBride (bass) and Brian Blade (drums).

CROSSCUT CD £13.15

CCD111108 BB & The Blues Shacks: Businessmen. Leading blues band on the European circuit with new album of all original numbers plus one cover (John Brim’s It Was A Dream)

DAPTONE CD £13.15

DAP-033 Naomi Shelton And The Gospel Queens: Cold World. Another excellent release from a label committed to keeping classic 60s soul music alive. This album adds a gospel-tinged sound on 12 corking tracks, including a lovely version of O.V. Wright’s Everybody Knows to close out the album.

DOCUMENTS 2CD £7.95

222235 Various: Jewish Songs - Traditionals 1911-1950. Re-promotion of 2CD set featuring Joseph Szigeti, Molly Picon, Abe Schwartz Orchestra, Joseph Moskowitz & more.

DOCUMENTS 10CD £13.95

223006 Various: Boogie Woogie. Re-promotion of fantastic set of 200 classic boogie woogie piano sides featuring Little Brother Montgomery, Speckled Red, Pinetop Smith, Big Maceo, Albert Ammons, Jimmy Yancey, Meade Lux Lewis, James P Johnson, Earl Hines, Champion Jack Dupree, Clarence Lofton and many more.

600183 Johnny Cash: 10 Original Albums & Bonus Tracks.  Historic recordings made between 1957 and 1960 including 10 albums plus assorted rare sides.

600178 Dave Brubeck: Take Five - Portrait Of A Legend. Includes 16 original albums from legendary jazz pianist recorded between 1946 and 1960, as a solo musician and in the company of various changes of band personnel (including Paul Desmond, Cal Tjader and Joe Morello).

600174 Various: Memphis Vol 3 - Recordings From The Legendary Sun Studios. 189 massive tracks from Sam Phillips historic Sun Studios, full of blues, R&B, rockabilly and country classics incorporating genre-defining tracks and artists plus plenty of rarities and obscurities. With Carl Perkins, Bill Justis, Charlie Feathers, Charlie Rich, Johnny Cash, Slim Rhodes, Joe Hill Louis, B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf, Dr Ross, Lost John Hunter, Billy Red Love, Evangelist Gospel Singers Of Alabama, Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, Tiny Kennedy, Bobbie & The Boys, Brad Suggs and many more.

DREAMCOVERS CD £11.95

Classic jazz albums, each with mini LP replica sleeve plus bonus tracks

6085 Miles Davis: Round About Midnight.

6086 Chet Baker: Sextet & Quartet.

6087 Miles Davis: Miles Ahead.

EAGLE CD £10.25

EAGCD535 Gary Moore: Live At Bush Hall 2007. Concert first broadcast by Planet Rock radio featuring tracks from his ten-new album, Close As You Get, plus others from his back catalogue.

ECM CD £14.95

3780663 Mark Turner Quartet: Lathe Of Heaven. Admired jazz saxophonist on label debut as band leader, recorded in New York in June 2013 with kindred spirits Avishai Cohen (trumpet), Joe Martin (double bass) & Marcus Gilmore (drums).

EL TORO CD £13.15

ETCD6060 Terry O’Connel & His Pilots: If You Give Me One More Try. Authentic sounding and exciting rockabilly from contemporary Scandinavian band

ETCD1070 Various: It’s A Scream!! A superb compilation of rockin’ sounds favoured by DJs at the popular Screamin’ Festivals. With tracks from Wynonie Harris, Rickie Nelson, The Midnighters, Bull Moose Jackson, Little Esther, Howlin’ Wolf, Joe Hill Louis, Ronnie Hawkins, Big Al Downing and more.

ENLIGHTENMENT 6CD £12.75

EN6CD9020 The Louvin’ Brothers: Complete Recorded Works 1952-1962. Almost 400 minutes of the best country music ever recorded, including previously un-heard sides.

ENLIGHTENMENT 5CD £12.45

EN5CD9021 Donald Byrd: The Definitive Classic Blue Note Collection. With 400 minutes of superb jazz in the company other legends such as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk.

ESSENTIAL JAZZ CLASSICS CD £9.75

EJC55649 Grant Green: Nigeria. Original LP from jazz guitar legend, in a quartet format with Sonny Clark (piano), Sam Jones (bass) and Art Blakey (drums). This edition comes with 3 bonus tracks from the same period.

FANTASTIC VOYAGE 3CD £11.95

FVTD200 Various: In The Shadow Of Sun - Memphis Area R&B And Rock & Roll. A mighty 101 track survey of the rockin’ records released in and around Memphis in the 1950s in the wake of the success of Sun Records. Featuring sides originally issued on Meteor, Ekko, OJ, Peak, Moon and Sky from the likes of Fenton Robinson, Joe Hill Louis, Little Milton, Roosevelt Sykes, Lynn Pratt, Eddie Cash, Tommy Hawk, Johnny Burnette, Curley Griffin, Charlie Feathers and many more.

FANTASTIC VOYAGE 2CD £10.45

FVDD198 Various: Soul City - Philadelphia. Fifth in the series of city by city early 1960s soul compilations, this has 60 tracks from V-Tone, Cameo/Parkway Chancellor, Heritage and other independent labels, featuring Bobby Parker, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, The Orlons, Al Downing, The Majors, Chubby Checker, Solomon Burke, Lee Andrews and more.

FVDD203 Various: Soul City - New Orleans. Latest in city by city guide to the evolution of soul music in the late 1950s and early 1960s, this has 60 belters from within the Big Easy, including Irma Thomas, Ernie K-Doe, Barbara Lynn, Tommy Ridgley, Huey Smith & The Clowns, Bobby Marchan, Lee Dorsey, Aaron Neville, Eddie Bo, Joe Jones and more.

FAT POSSUM CD £9.75

More re-issues of famed Hi albums from legendary soul men.

FPH13082 O.V. Wright: Into Something (Can’t Shake Loose).

FPH12882 Swamp Dogg: Cuffed, Collared & Tagged.

FAVORED NATION 2CD £13.35

FN2860 Tommy Emmanuel: The Guitar Mastery Of Tommy Emmanuel. Deluxe compilation of some of the critically acclaimed songs of revered Australian acoustic guitar player. These tracks have been selected from his most recent albums but there are two brand new songs exclusive to this release.

FREMEAUX CD £13.50

FA5470 Frank Sinatra: Live In Paris June 1962. Previously unreleased sides from concerts and other broadcasts, featuring versions of some of his biggest hits.

FRESH SOUND CD £11.75

FSR1666 Donald Byrd: Byrd Jazz. Captured live in Detroit on August 23 1955, originally issued on Transition.

FSRCD837 Manny Albam/Ernie Wilkins: The Drum Suite. Massive-selling 1956 album featuring a six part suite composed by Albam and Wilkins for four drummers in front of a small jazz group. This set includes another set recorded four years later as Son Of Drum Suite

FSRCD838 Paul Smith Trio & Quartet: The Big Men + The Sound Of Music. Two swinging sessions from jazz pianist originally issued on Verve in the early 1960s.

FSRCD840 Brew Moore: Svingtet 14 - In Europe. Tenor saxophonist captured live in Copenhagen in 1962 on a set of jazz ballads and standards featuring Swedish and Danish musicians.

FRESH SOUND 2CD £17.95

FSRCD834 King Fleming Trio: Misty Night + Stand By + The Weary Traveler. Chicago jazz pianist on albums from the early 1960s for Argo and Cadet.

FSRCD835 Buddy Tate: Tate’s Date + Tate-A-Tate + Groovin’ With Buddy Tate. Three sensational Prestige-Swingville albums from the early 1960s.

FSRCD836 Donald Byrd: Transition Session. Includes the mid 1950s albums Byrd’s Eye View, Watkins At Large and Byrd Blows On Beacon Hill, all featuring various members of his fellow Jazz Messengers and other major jazz players of the era.

FSRCD839 Tubby Hayes: Tubby The Tenor + Tubby’s Back In Town + Boston ‘64. Epic and Smash albums recorded during his triumphant visits to the USA in the early 1960s plus a previously unreleased session with pianist Ray Santisi’s trio captured in Boston 1964.

GONZO CD £13.25

HST178CD Mick Abrahams: All Said And Done. Excellent blues-rock outing including seven originals plus covers of Black Night, Let Me Love You Baby, I Wonder Who, Billy The Kidand an 11 minute plus version of Cat’s Squirrel.

HST270CD Mick Abrahams Band: Live In Forli. More excellent blues rock from popular British guitarist, this time live and cooking.

GRAPPA CD £13.15

GRCD4459 John Surman & Bergen Big Band: Another Sky. Foremost British jazz composer and saxophonist joins forces with leading Norwegian big band to deliver six of his own compositions plus a Thelonious Monk cover.

GVC 2CD £9.50

GVC2039 Various: The Jimmy Spruill Story. Superb R&B guitarist sideman who made his mark on many classic sides and here are a massive 60 of them. Great tracks from Wilbert Harrison, Elmore James, Tarheel Slim, Bobby Marchan, Buster Brown, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Dave ‘Baby’ Cortez, Lee Dorsey, Maxine Brown, Bobby Lewis and more (including a number with Spruill as the front man)

HARMLESS 2CD & DVD £19.95

HURTXCD125 Various: Northern Soul - The Soundtrack. Soundtrack to forthcoming film Northern Soul, featuring songs featured in the film plus lots more Northern Soul classics, featuring Billy Butler, The Velvets, Don Varner, Edwin Starr, Eddie Holman, Melba Moore, Linda Jones, Sam Dees and more. The DVD includes interviews on the making of the film plus complementary bonus features.

HOODOO CD £10.25

263491 Jimmy Witherspoon: Roots + Jimmy Witherspoon.A re-mastered edition of the Rootsalbum with Ben Webster and the eponymous 1960 Crown album, plus 3 bonus tracks.

263492 Big Mama Thornton: Rock-A-Bye Baby - The 1950-1961 Recordings. 29 barn-storming sides for labels such as Peacock, Duke, Irma and Bay-Tone, featuring Hound Dog, I Smell A Rat, Tom Cat, Don’t Talk Back, etc.

263493 The Contours: Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance). Plus 8 bonus tracks.

263494 B.B. King: The Blues + Blues In My Heart. Plus 4 bonus tracks

263495 Brook Benton: Lie To Me + Endlessley.Plus 4 bonus tracks.

ICONOGRAPHY CD £9.95

ICON042 John Fogerty: The Rock & Roll All-Stars. A 1986 all-star concert co-ordinated by John Fogerty paying tribute to, and raising funds for, US Vietnam veterans.

ICON044 Johnny Winter: Good Love In San Diego. Previously unreleased radio broadcast on local KBFH FM

JASMINE 2CD £10.95

JASCD760 Otis Williams & The Charms: Ivory Tower & Other Great Hits - Singles Collection 1953-1958. 63 classic doo wop tracks and most comprehensive overview of popular R&B vocal group.

JEROME LP £19.75

JRL005LP Various: Go Devil Go! Rare vintage gospel sides selected from big-selling Fire In My Bones 3CD set on Tompkins Square (TSQ2271) but this time on lovely vinyl. 14 tracks featuring Elder S Patterson & The Christian Crusaders, Rev Utah Smith, Mississippi Nightingales, Madam Ira Mae Littlejohn, Little Ax & The Golden Echoes and more.

JSP 4CD £14.50

JSP958 Eddie Condon: Classic Sessions 1927-1949. Re-issue of one of JSP’s earliest jazz box sets, re-packaged with new artwork and catalogue number. The marvelous re-mastering from John R.T. Davies on the 98 tracks by superb jazz guitarist remains un-touched however, with great playing alongside Bud Freeman, Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Jack Teagarden, Muggsy Spanier and more.

JSP77137 Lefty Frizzell: Selected Sides 1950-1959. 100 early sides from genuine country music honky tonk legend including his initial 1950 hit of If You’ve Got The Money (I’ve Got The Time) right through to 1959’s massive Long Black Veil. He continued to record for a much longer period but was never as popular or perhaps as good as on the tracks included here.

JSP CD £10.25

JSP8854 Lucky Peterson: Travelin’ Man. 11 track studio album from multi-talented contemporary favourite produced by Steve Washington (who also co-wrote most songs). 

LAKE CD £13.15

LACD333 Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra: Clarinet Gumbo. A refreshing take from contemporary Glasgow-based band on a number of tunes closely associated with jazz clarinet players of a by-gone era, such as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, Jimmy Noone, Ed Hall and more.

LOOSE CD £10.25

VJCD218 Justin Townes Earle: Single Mothers. New  album of 10 personal and heart-felt songs from son of Steve Earle and now one of the leading light of the contemporary Americana scene. 

NONESUCH CD £12.95

7559795373 Robert Plant: Lullaby… And The Ceaseless Roar. First new album from Led Zep’s former front-man since 2010’s Band Of Joy. With 11 new tracks, nine of which are originals, alongside an excellent band of musicians (The Sensational Space Shifters) that feature Justin Adams on guitars, bendirs, djembe, tehardant and backing vocals.

NOT NOW 2CD £5.50

NOT2CD549 Ray Charles/Milt Jackson: Soul Brothers Meeting. The iconic Soul Brothers and Soul Meeting albums plus bonus tracks.

NOT2CD551 Johnny Cash: The Sun Singles Collection. 38 majestic early sides.

NOT2CD552 The Coasters: Very Best Of

NOT NOW 3CD £6.95

NOT3CD168 Various: The Greenwich Village Folk Scene. 60 tracks featuring Bob Dylan, Doc Watson, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and more.

NOT3CD171 Roland Kirk: We Free Kings. Featuring three classic albums - We Free Kings, Kirk’s Work and Domino.

NOT3CD172 The Platters: Ultimate Collection. 60 tracks.

OMNIA 6CD £22.95

348261 Miles Davis & John Coltrane: Complete Studio Recordings - The Master Takes. All titles from their collective discography recorded between 1955 and 1961 plus four bonus live performances and a 40 page book.

ONE DAY 2CD £5.95

DAY2CD259 Various: Werewolf - The Dolton Records Story 1959-1962,

DAY2CD260 Various: Sixty Minute Man - The Madison Records Story 1958-1961. 40 tracks featuring The Untouchables, King Victor, The Freckles, Eddie Delmar and more.

DAY2CD261 Various: I’m Ready - The Modern Story. 50 tracks with John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Witherspoon, Hadda Brooks, Jesse Belvin, Elmore James, The Cadets, Jimmy Beasley and more

DAY2CD262 Carl Perkins: The Rockabilly Years. 40 all-time classic rockabilly sides.

PALMETTO CD £13.45

PM2169 Matt Wilson Quartet & John Medeski: Gathering Call. New album from excellent jazz quartet featuring keyboard star John Medeski on a set of Wilson originals plus well-chosen versions of numbers written by Duke Ellington, Charlie Rouse, Butch Warren and more.

PLASTIC SOHO 2CD £10.95

PLSOH025 Gram Parsons: Live New York 1973 (Featuring Emmylou Harris). Live radio broadcast made while touring to promote his GP album. Lots of favourites from his albums plus rarely heard covers plus some demos and out-takes from recordings sessions of the period.

PRESSURE DROP 5CD BOX SET £24.50

PDROPBOX25 Laurel Aitken: Original Albums Collection. Includes four classic 1960s studio albums (Ska With Laurel; Laurel Aitken Says Fire; Scandal In A Brixton Market; and The High Priest Of Reggae) plus a 24 track singles and rarities collection. 72 tracks of the trail-blazing ska, blue-beat and reggae, invoking a real sense of London in the sixties.

PROVOGUE 2LP £21.95

PRD70201 Walter Trout: Life In The Jungle. Latest in an ongoing series of limited edition re-issues of Walter’s Provogue back catalogue on high quality vinyl to commemorate 25th year as a solo recording artist. Here is his ground-breaking 1990 blues-rock LP that established his reputation as a star in his own right.

PROVOGUE LTD EDITION CD £14.95

PRD74415 Joe Bonamassa: Different Shades Of Blue. First new studio album for two years and first to feature all-original material, This has a more experimental edge but still retaining a commitment to the blues. This initial edition is a limited issue version inclusive of a 64 page booklet, returning to a standard CD version when sold out.

PROVOGUE LP £19.95

PRD74411 Joe Bonamassa: Different Shades Of Blue. High quality 180g vinyl version of the new album.

RED RIVER 3CD £14.95

RRECD154 Dale Watson: The Truckin’ Sessions Trilogy. Popular old-style rockabilly, honky tonk and Bakersfield country adherent with his debut Truckin’ Sessions volume from 1998, the 2009 follow up plus bonus CD of new tracks.

RHINO 3CD £18.75

8122795833 Grateful Dead: Wake Up To Find Out. Official debut release of live show at the Nassau Coliseum on March 29 1990 as part of their USA tour.

RUF CD & DVD £16.50

RUF1206 Mike Zito And The Wheel: Songs From The Road. Hot and in full flight on his home turf of Texas on January 10th 2014. Live versions of fans favourites from his recent albums and a must for fans.

SACKVILLE CD £12.95

SK3008 Don Pullen: Richard’s Tune.

SAGUERO ROAD LP £21.75

30847Z Jerry Lee Lewis: The Knox Phillips Sessions  - The Unreleased Recordings. 11 songs recorded by producer Knox Phillips (son of Sam) in in the mid 1970s. These were cut after-hours and away from the official recordings being made by The Killer during the day, recreating the sheer personality and reckless abandon first heard at Sun in the mid 1950s, An illuminating glimpse into the lasting power of Jerry’s own musical persona. (look out for this album on CD, to be issued on Ace in the coming weeks - CDCHM1413).

SALVO CD & DVD £13.25

SALVOSVX031 Canned Heat: Live In Europe 1973.

SALVOSVX032 Bad Company: Live At Wembley

SALVOSVX033 George Thorogood & The Destroyers: 30th Anniversary Tour - Live.

SEXY INTELLECTUAL DVD £11.50

LFM411 Elvis Presley: Winds Of Change. The story of his early Sun sessions, featuring contributions from those that were there plus music journalists and writers. With rare footage and photos and the earth-shaking music, including That’s All Right Mama, Blue Moon Of Kentucky, I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine, Milkcow Blues Boogie and more.

SIGNATURE CD £13.15

SIG2021 Eilen Jewell: Sea Of Tears. Elegant folk-inspired singer-songwriter incorporating a winning mix of vintage R&B, Chicago blues, early rockabilly and more.

SIG2068 Various: Link Of Chains - A Songwriters Tribute To Chris Smither. 15 versions of songs written by revered singer songwriter from fans including Bonnie Raitt, Dave Alvin, Loudon Wainwright III, Mary Gauthier, Jorma Kaukonen, Josh Ritter and more.

SIGNET CD £12.45

SMO1 Peggy Seeger: Everything Changes. Folk royalty releases her 22nd album in her 80th year, still full of passion, intelligence and humour.

SMITH & CO 2CD £11.45

SCCD11365 Bob Dylan: Folk Singer - Humdinger Volume 2 - Just About As Good As It Gets. The first CD features more private performances, live sides and radio performances from the early 1960s in Greenwich Village and Minneapolis before he started to release albums. The second CD includes Bob’s appearances as harmonica sideman (often under his famed alias of Blind Boy Grunt) on rare sides from Big Joe Williams, Dick Farina & Eric Von Schmidt, Carolyn Hester and Harry Belafonte.

SMOKE SESSIONS CD £14.75

SSR1402 Harold Mabern: Right On Time. 77 year old  pianist on eleven classic jazz and American Songbook standards, ably supported by just a bass and drums. Includes The Nearness Of You, My Favorite Things, Don’t Get Around Much Any Moreand others. Superb.

SSR1407 Jimmy Cobb: The Original Mob. Legendary jazz drummer now in his seventies but still full of beans in the company of former students now making big names for themselves in jazz circles, including Brad Mehldau (piano), John Webber (bass) and Peter Bernstein (guitar). 10 greta tracks including versions of Old Devil Moon, Nobody Else But Me, Minor Blues and more.

SONY CD £4.95

88875002992 The Kinks: The Best Of The Kinks. Excellent 17 tracks compilation at a bargain price, featuring You Really Got Me, See My Friends, Sunny Afternoon, Days, Lolaand more.

SONY CD £12.75

Two re-mastered albums released posthumously in 1971 but unavailable for quite a while. Until now...

88843099662 Jimi Hendrix: Rainbow Bridge.

88843099652 Jimi Hendrix: The Cry Of Love.

SONY CD £12.75

88875005012 Madeski, Schofield, Martin & Wood: Juice. New album from long-time jazz collaborators, this time focussing on African-based musical forms.

SONY CD & DVD £13.95

88875008872 Santana: Corazon - Live From Mexico.

SONY BOOKSETS SERIES 5CD £17.95

88875006142 Elvis Presley: Young Man With The Big Beat. The complete 1956 masters and a testament to the impact of his unprecedented early recording career.

SONY BOOKSETS SERIES 4CD £17.95

88875006172 Dolly Parton: Dolly. Career overview from her early sides through to the early 1990s.

88875006192 Weather Report: Forecast Tomorrow. 37 track career overview on three CDs plus a DVD featuring a 2 hour long concert of the band at their zenith

SOULMUSIC.COM CD £12.95

SMCR25124 Johnnie Taylor: She’s Killing Me/A New Day. Two Columbia albums from soul legend from 1979 and 1980, both appearing as follow ups to his big selling label debut Eargasm. Might be a little too close to disco for some but fans will appreciate the soulful roots shining through from Johnnie and his band of musicians and producers.

STAG-O LEE CD £14.95

STAGO045 Various: Beat From Badsville Vol 2. 24 more sensational trash classics as raved about by Lux and Ivy of The Cramps. Exotic, erotic, neurotic and just plain mad sides from Wanda Jackson, Ron Haydock And The Boppers, Terry Snyder, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Five Sharps, Dicky Do And The Don’ts (yes, really) and plenty more.

TRAFFIC CD £12.95

TEG74006CD B.B. King: Blues Is King. Recorded on a hot night in Chicago in 1966, this live album was originally issued on Bluesway

TEG74007CD Muddy Waters: A.K.A. McKinley Morganfield. Re-issue of a 1971 compilation of his big Chess sides from the late-1940s to early-1960s, this was highly prized on vinyl as among the earliest and best collection of his greatness. 24 monster tracks from the early sides of I Can’t Be Satisfied,Rollin’ Stone and Rollin’ & Tumblin’ right through to The Same Thing, You Can’t Lose What You Never Had and Walkin’ Through The Park

TROST 3CD £22.45

TR118 Sun Ra Arkestra: Live In Nickelsdorf 1984. Nearly three hours of in-concert performance from Austria on March 11th 1984

VEE-TONE LP £17.25

VTRLP024 Various: Slabs Of Humdingers Vol 1. 17 R&B rarities and obscurities from the 1950s and 1960s  on a limited edition high quality vinyl pressing. Compiled by Mark Lamarr, this features Sugar Boy Crawford, Jimmy Witherspoon, King Curtis, Eddie Lang, Boots Brown, The DeVilles, Lord Sundance and more.

VTRLP2035 Various: Slabs Of Humdingers Vol 2. Again compiled by, and with liner notes from, Mark Lamarr, this high quality 180g vinyl features more great R&B from Lowell Fulson, Wild Jimmy Spruill, Amos Milburn, Little Mack and more.

VIZZTONE CD £13.15

VTFR003 Chris O’Leary: Live At Blues Now! One-time harmonica-player and singer with Levon Helm’s Barn Burners has since established himself as a big draw on the blues circuit and has received Blues Music Awards and Blues Blast Awards for his recent studio albums. This live set captured at the Blues Now! Series of concerts in Basel, Switzerland in March 2014 features renowned blues guitarist Alex Schultz on an energetic and impressive set.

VIZZTONE CD £13.15

VTMQ10013 Rob Stone: Gotta Keep Rollin’. Blues harmonica ace moves from Earwig Records for this label debut with Vizztone. The talents of long-time band mates Chris James (guitar), Patrick Rynn (bass) and Willie ‘The Touch’ Hayes (drums) are again in evidence but this time they are supplemented by guest appearance from guitarist John Primer and David Maxwell on piano. And if this ain’t enough, also involved are a couple of Howlin’ Wolf’s former sidemen - legendary saxman, Eddie Shaw and, on one track, pianist Henry Gray.

WARNERS CD £6.95

More in the series of Japanese re-issues of classic jazz, blues and R&B albums. 

8122796004 Larry Coryell & Alphonse Mouzon: Back Together Again.

8122795930 Candi Staton: House Of Love.

8122796619 Barney Kessel: Contemporary Latin Rhythms

8122796605 Charles Mingus:Something Like A Bird.

8122796584 Clarke-Boland Big Band: Clarke-Boland Big Band

8122795892 Eddie Harris: High Voltage.

8122795759 Eddie Harris: Live At Newport

8122795760 Freddie Hubbard: Ride Like The Wind.

8122795894 Hank Crawford: True Blue.

8122795750 Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones!

8122795754 Joe Farrell: Night Dancing.

8122795770 John Coltrane:My Favorite Things.

8122795888 Les McCann: Live At Montreux.

8122795772 Miles Davis: Live Around The World.

8122795854 Mose Allison: Wild Man On The Loose.

8122796860 Rahsaan Roland  Kirk: Other Folks’ Music.

8122795737 Shorty Rogers: Clickin’ With Clax.

8122796687 Chico Hamilton Quintet: Gongs East!

8122796220 Chico Hamilton Quintet: The Three Faces Of Chico

8122795707 Robben Ford: Talk To Your Daughter.

WARNERS CD £11.95

9362493354 Gary Clark Jr: Gary Clark Jr Live. Latest leading light of the contemporary blues scene with another example of his ability to blend superior blues with a variety of other styles and formats.

WARNERS 2LP £19.95

9362493507 Gary Clark Jr: Gary Clark Jr Live. A high quality 180g vinyl edition of the new album, in a lovely gatefold sleeve.

WAXTIME LP £16.25

Re-issues of iconic albums on high quality 180g vinyl with a few bonus tracks included.

LP771955 Muddy Waters: Sings Big Bill Broonzy. Classic 1959 tribute album featuring Muddy and his band, this edition includes 2 bonus tracks.

LP771948 Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley & Company. His 1963 album plus 2 bonus tracks.

LP771951 Dale Hawkins: Oh! Suzy-Q. Stonking 1950s rock and roll album plus 4 bonus tracks.

YEP ROC CD £9.50

Mid price re-issues of albums of popular rockabilly and Texas Swing band recently on tour of the UK.

YEP2121 Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys: Turntable Matinee.

YEP2046 Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys: It’s Time.

NEW MAGAZINES

BLUES & RHYTHM MAGAZINE £5.00

(plus £1 p&p on orders under £40; p&p free on orders £40+)

B&R293 Blues & Rhythm October 2014.J.B. Hutto, Blues Boy Hubbard, Otis Ducker, reviews, etc.

RE-ISSUES AND RE-STOCKS

BLUES BOULEVARD CD £5.95

More re-issued CDs from new distributors at low prices!

250201 Ike & Tina Turner: We’ve Always Had The Blues. Two classic 1969 albums originally on Blue Thumb.

250205 Various: Tribute To Bo Diddley. Features contributions from Taj Mahal, Joe Louis Walker, Walter Trout, Tommy Castro, Corey Harris, Coco Montoya and more.

250242 Big Gilson: Sentenced To Living. Re-issue of album from hard-working and popular blues-rock guitarist.

250243 Tommy McCoy: Live Blues In Britain. Blues fused with southern rock in a live setting.

250245 Jimmy McIntosh: From New Orleans To London. In-demand blues guitar sideman on his own solo album. Guests include Ron Wood, Jeff Beck & the Neville Brothers.

250249 Buddy Guy, Otis Rush & Little Walter: Chicago Blues Festival. Live sides captured at the Chicago Blues Festival

250258 Tino Gonzalez & Los Reyes Del K.O: Funky Tortillas. 2008 mix of gritty blues, funk and R&B

250259 Little Al Thomas And The Deep Down Fools: Not My Warden. Superb album from top-notch blues singer with a hot band. We reviewed this when it came out four or five years ago, find out why at a new low price!

250260 Steve Cochran: 12 Reasons. Blue-rock guitarist in ‘taking no prisoners’ mode.

250265 Buddy Guy: Broken Hearted Blues. 20 scintillating early blues sides from late 1950s/early 1960s

BLUES BOULEVARD 2CD £9.75

250203 John Mayall & The Bluebreakers: Dreaming About The Blues. Captured in the studio in 1988 and live in Germany in 1987, featuring the guitar exploits of both Coco Montoya and Walter Trout.

250204 Johnny Winter: Raised On Blues. One album in the studio and the other live at the Texas Pop Festival on September 1st 1969.

250244 Jimmy Witherspoon: Doctor Blues. 50 track compilation of one of the greatest blues vocalists of the post-war era.

CHESS CD £7.25

CRCD2014 Wilko Johnson And Roger Daltrey: Going Back Home.British icons join forces on an album full of Wilko originals from his Dr Feelgood and solo years and a Bob Dylan cover. Released on iconic Chess label, resurrected for this album. (temporary bargain offer price)

MERCURY CD £7.95

8426712 Notting Hillbillies: Missing, Presumed Having A Good Time. Red Lick favourite, Steve Phillips, back in 1990 in the company of Mark Knopfler, Brendan Croker and others

PRESS-TONE CD £10.25

PT001CD John Lewis: Live In Cardiff. Back in print, rockabilly, blues, country and more from a hot night from our favourite British rockabilly artist. If you love his latest (Sanity- reviewed in catalogue 180) and was wowed by his previous album (The Billy Banks Sessions), you really must have this!