Junior Wells, Mickey Hawks, Bobby Dean, Lil' June & the January's, The Night Raiders & others.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 030206188820. Daedalus Item Code: 47739
Mel London's Profile Records was one of the finest of the independent labels that made Chicago such a nexus for the blues in the late 1950s and early 60s. It was launched in 1958 and had a national ... (Read More)
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Formed in 1970 by two gospel-singing preachers (and brothers) from Dallas, the Relatives bridge the gap between traditional gospel, soul, and psychedelia with gritty, riveting songs that confront ... (Read More)
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Robert Johnson, Brownie McGhee, Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey, Roosevelt Sykes, Josh White & others.
Label: Quality Audio. Format: CD.
UPC: 779836500823. Daedalus Item Code: 47976
Seminal recordings by early icons of America's indigenous music, these 12 tracks exemplify the wellspring for both jazz and rock. If space allowed, one could make a lengthy and fascinating ... (Read More)
Originally released in 1974, Inspiration Information was rediscovered in 2001 by David Byrne's Luaka Bop label. Now it's back, augmented with four bonus tracks. The set's second CD, Wings ...(Read More)
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Smokey Robinson with Elton John, Steven Tyler, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, James Taylor, Sheryl Crow & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 602537998838. Daedalus Item Code: 49521
Smokey Robinson's vast catalog of hits as a member of the Miracles, as a solo artist, and as the writer of classics penned for other acts (including Marvin Gaye and the Temptations) is mined for this ... (Read More)
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The 4 Seasons, The Tokens, The Elegants, The Impalas, The Royal Teens, The Crests, Dion, The Temptations & others.
Label: Time Life Music. Format: 3 cutout CDs, boxed.
UPC: 610583212327. Daedalus Item Code: 46146
Can't afford tickets to Jersey Boys? Steep youself in doo wop bliss with this affordable 59-track set—as close to "Boy Group 101" as we've ever come across. Along with oldies station staples ... (Read More)
This Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is best known for her work during the girl group era. Darlene Love sang backup on sessions with Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys, and Sam Cooke, as well as on hits like ... (Read More)
Once gospel crooner Sam Cooke made the daring move to R&B, there was no looking back. Tina Turner, among many others, thought he was "the hottest black singer of his time. He had amazing sex appeal ... (Read More)
Detroit Junior, Ricky Allen, A.C. Reed, Bobby Jones, Al Perkins, Geraldine Hunt, Tut Sutton & others.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records. Format: 2 cutout CDs.
UPC: 030206195224. Daedalus Item Code: 47743
USA Records was a Chicago-based label founded in 1960 by Jim Golden. His office was across the street from Chess Records, and they shared both studio space and a distributor. The quotient is high for ... (Read More)
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Valerie June, guitar & vocals. Peter Sabak, bass. Booker T. Jones, organ & vocals. Luca Kezdy, violin. Richard Swift, drums, & others.
Label: Concord. Format: CD.
UPC: 888072344662. Daedalus Item Code: 39077
In a New York Times Magazine profile, Tennessee's Valerie June called her brand of music "an amalgamation of blues and folk and country and gospel … organic moonshine roots." Whatever the ... (Read More)