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Lead Belly: All Time Greatest Performances
Lead Belly, guitar & vocals.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records.   Format: CD.
UPC: 030206185126. Daedalus Item Code: 67061
 
Lead Belly's remarkably rich repertoire is encapsulated in these 18 selections, which range from the haunting "Roberta" and "In New Orleans (House of the Rising Sun)" to the driving "John Hardy," and ... (Read More)
 
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Little Brother Montgomery: Chicago—The Living Legends
Little Brother Montgomery, piano & vocals. Ted Butterman, cornet. Mike McKendrick, banjo, & others.
Label: Riverside.   Format: CD.
UPC: 025218052528. Daedalus Item Code: 57144
 
Louisiana-born pianist–singer Eurreal "Little Brother" Montgomery was as adept at playing R&B as he was at traditional jazz. On this 1961 session (awarded four stars from Down Beat), he ... (Read More)
 
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Marvin Gaye: Vol. 1 1961–1965
Marvin Gaye, vocals.
Label: Motown.   Format: 7 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 600753600566. Daedalus Item Code: 59816
 
His career was too brief but it was extremely productive; this boxed set of Marvin Gaye's first seven releases features facsimiles of the original LP covers, and includes such albums as How Sweet ... (Read More)
 
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Marvin Gaye: What's Going On
Marvin Gaye, piano & vocals. Joe Messina, guitar. John Trudell, trumpet. Gordon Staples, violin, & others.
Label: Motown.   Format: CD.
UPC: 044006402222. Daedalus Item Code: 59868
 
(Number 6 on Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time) Soul music and Motown would never be the same after the release of Marvin Gaye's seminal 1971 concept album. ... (Read More)
 
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Mayer Hawthorne: Where Does This Door Go
Mayer Hawthorne, vocals. Christian Wunderlich, guitar. James Manning, bass. Kevin Randolph, piano, & others.
Label: Republic.   Format: CD.
UPC: 602537447954. Daedalus Item Code: 38940
 
On his third album, alternative R&B/retro soul singer Mayer Hawthorne goes to the well of hip-hop, reggae ("Allie Jones"), and vintage pop ("Her Favorite Song") for a set of 14 breezy, groove-laden ... (Read More)
 
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Mitch Greenhill: Shepherd of the City Blues
Mitch Greenhill, guitar, banjo & vocals. Bill Lee, bass. Jeff Gutcheon, piano. Geoff Muldaur, guitar, & others.
Label: Prestige.   Format: CD.
UPC: 025218523929. Daedalus Item Code: 47992
 
Combining two of folk singer/picker Mitch Greenhill's 1960s albums (Pickin' the City Blues and Shepherd of the Highways), this hour-long CD features original songs as well as the rural ... (Read More)
 
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Muddy Waters: 100
John Primer, guitar & vocals. Johnny Winter & Keb' Mo', guitars. Shemekia Copeland, vocals. Vincent Bucher, harmonica, & others.
Label: Raisin' Music Productions.   Format: CD.
UPC: 0820236110676. Daedalus Item Code: 59689
 
Like Robert Johnson before him and like few others since, Muddy Waters changed the way that musicians sing and play the blues. Celebrating with the 100th anniversary of Waters's birth, this 15-song ... (Read More)
 
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Nina Simone Sings the Blues
Nina Simone, piano & vocals. Rudy Stevenson, guitar. Ernest Hayes, organ. Bob Bushnell, bass. Bernard Purdie, drums, & others.
Label: RCA.   Format: CD.
UPC: 886977115929. Daedalus Item Code: 69048
 
Augmented with two additional cuts, this reissue of Nina Simone's extraordinary 1966 RCS debut begins with her own atmospheric "Do I Move You?" and continues with inimitable, emotionally charged ... (Read More)
 
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Otis Blue—Otis Redding Sings Soul: Collector's Edition
Otis Redding, vocals. Wayne Jackson, trumpet. Andrew Love, tenor saxophone. Steve Cropper, guitar, & others.
Label: Atco Records.   Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 081227951856. Daedalus Item Code: 59798
 
(Number 74 on Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time) "Redding was a singer of such commanding stature that to this day he embodies the essence of soul music in its ... (Read More)
 
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Professor Longhair: Let's Go to New Orleans
Professor Longhair, piano & vocals.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records.   Format: CD.
UPC: 030206200188. Daedalus Item Code: 67060
 
Like rice and beans, gumbo, Mardi Gras floats, and second-line parades, Professor Longhair is a New Orleans institution. These 20 rollicking tracks of R&B profile the legendary pianist live in a club ... (Read More)
 
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Professor Longhair: Mojo Gumbo
Professor Longhair, piano & vocals.
Label: Blues Factory.   Format: CD.
UPC: 690978470013. Daedalus Item Code: 57044
 
From the best-known pianist to emerge from postwar New Orleans, these 12 tracks include essential repertoire staples such as "Big Chief," "Mardi Gras in New Orleans," "The Banana Boat Song," and ... (Read More)
 
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Ray Charles
Ray Charles, piano & vocals.
Label: Direct Source.   Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 779836492029. Daedalus Item Code: 57023
 
One of the greatest crossover artists of all time performs his Billboard chart hits "Hallelujah, I Love Her So" (1956), "Night Time Is the Right Time" (1959), "What'd I Say" (1959), "Georgia ... (Read More)
 
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