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Aaron Neville: Apache
Aaron Neville, vocals. Eric Krasno, guitar & bass. Peter Levin, organ. David Guy, trumpet. Adam Deitch, drums, & others.
Label: Tell It Records.   Format: CD.
UPC: 5060454943501. Daedalus Item Code: 69475
Following on the success of 2013's My True Story and celebrating his 75th birthday, Aaron Neville returns with 11 new songs. Backed by a superb band consisting of members of the Dap-Kings, ... (Read More)
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Alberta Hunter: Downhearted Blues—Live at the Cookery
Alberta Hunter, vocals. Jimmy Lewis, bass. Gerald Cook, piano.
Label: Rock Beat Records.   Format: 2 cutout vinyl LPs.
UPC: 089353302528. Daedalus Item Code: 67408
Having quit the music business in order to work in the medical industry, Alberta Hunter staged a triumphant comeback in 1976 when she was in her 80s, becoming a fixture at the Greenwich Village club, ... (Read More)
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Allen Toussaint: American Tunes
Allen Toussaint, piano & vocals. Bill Frisell, guitar. Rhiannon Giddens, vocals. Charles Lloyd, tenor saxophone, & others.
Label: Nonesuch.   Format: CD.
UPC: 075597946772. Daedalus Item Code: 69296
On these final recordings, the late Allen Toussaint performs songs by some of his favorite songwriters; the sessions feature the New Orleans legend both solo and backed by a band that includes ... (Read More)
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Amos Lee: Spirit
Amos Lee, guitar & vocals. Jaron Olevsky, piano & organ. Rashawn Ross, trumpet. Ian Fitchuk, drums, & others.
Label: Republic.   Format: CD.
UPC: 602557024081. Daedalus Item Code: 69596
On his first studio album in three years, Amos Lee returns with 13 songs showcasing his unique fusion of soul and folk. On this self-produced disc, Lee evokes R&B and 1970s soul on "New Love," ... (Read More)
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The Best of B.B. King: RPM & Kent Recordings
B.B. King, guitar & vocals.
Label: Rock Beat Records.   Format: 2 cutout CDs.
UPC: 089353303129. Daedalus Item Code: 67365
In the 1950s, blues legend B.B. King began his long and successful career with recordings on the RPM and Kent labels. To be sure, the future winner of 15 Grammys was never an amateur, and in fact he ... (Read More)
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The Best of Chess Records
Chuck Berry, Etta James, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf & Bo Diddley.
Label: Chess.   Format: CD.
UPC: 602517924475. Daedalus Item Code: 69593
From 1950 to 1975, Chess Records was home to some of America's greatest blues and R&B artists, and this disc—released to coincide with the 2008 film Cadillac Records, which profiled the ... (Read More)
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The Best of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions: The Millennium Collection
Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions.
Label: MCA.   Format: CD.
UPC: 008811219123. Daedalus Item Code: 69589
(Includes Grammy Hall of Fame Song/No. 24 on Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time ("People Get Ready") Powerful standard bearers during the civil rights movement, ... (Read More)
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The Best of Louis Jordan
Louis Jordan, alto saxophone & vocals.
Label: MCA.   Format: CD.
UPC: 076732407929. Daedalus Item Code: 69223
From 1942 to 1951, Louis Jordan had 18 number one hits on the R&B charts, with music that reflected his African American roots while appealing strongly to mixed audiences. Drawing on small-group ... (Read More)
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Betty Wright and the Roots: Betty Wright—The Movie
Betty Wright and the Roots with Robert Bozeman, Snoop Dogg, Joss Stone & others.
Label: S-Curve Records.   Format: CD.
UPC: 807315190125. Daedalus Item Code: 29022
Betty Wright has been busy coaching neo-soul singers like Beyoncé and Joss Stone because (as she told NPR), she wants to hear what's on the radio sung right. This is her first solo album in a decade, ... (Read More)
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Big Joe Turner: Live 1983
Big Joe Turner, vocals. Gene Taylor, piano. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, vocals & saxophone. Lee Allen, saxophone & bandleader, & others.
Label: Rock Beat Records.   Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 089353319823. Daedalus Item Code: 67380
Sometimes considered a "blues shouter," Big Joe Turner (1911–85) was also a consummate jazz vocalist; by mid-career, he had become a rock 'n' roll singer on the strength of "Shake, Rattle and Roll." ... (Read More)
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Bobby Marchan: There's Something on Your Mind—The Greatest Hits
Bobby Marchan, vocals.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records.   Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 030206200829. Daedalus Item Code: 57456
Bobby Marchan had early 1960s national hits with "There's Something on Your Mind" and "I've Got a Thing Going On." Although he cut the former R&B classic in New York City for Fire Records, he had ... (Read More)
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The Brazil Connection
Bill Withers, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, the Isley Brothers, Nina Simone, Dave Brubeck & others.
Label: Sony.   Format: CD.
UPC: 0888430321427. Daedalus Item Code: 67258
What would some of the all-time jazz and R&B classics sound like if they had been recorded by Brazilian artists? Grammy-winning producers Frank and Christian Berman extracted the vocals from a dozen ... (Read More)
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