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)
Louis Armstrong, Johnny Mercer, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Dooley Wilson, The Temptations, Bob Hope & others.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 030206185324. Daedalus Item Code: 47806
It's an odd hook to hang an anthology on, but with material this good, who's complaining? The 16 tracks include "Baby It's Cold Outside" by Johnny Mercer, "These Foolish Things" by Ella Fitzgerald, ... (Read More)
Rhythm and blues is anything but a museum piece, as the well-deserved popularity of Sharon Jones and her 11-piece band of grooving gents proves. These 10 tracks of hook-laden, soulful funk include ... (Read More)
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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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In celebration of Sly Stone's 70th birthday, this definitive, career-spanning anthology delves into the history of the legendary musician whose soulful, super-funky genius has shaped pop, R&B, rock, ... (Read More)
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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)
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: 37349
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)
Lightnin' Hopkins, Bessie Smith, Lead Belly, Muddy Waters, Ma Rainey, Robert Johnson, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker & others.
Label: Quality Audio. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 779836495822. Daedalus Item Code: 37395
"The blues ain't nothin' but a pain in your heart, when you and your man have to part" mused Billie Holiday in "Lady Sings the Blues." Although the theme of heartbreak pervades these four CDs, it's ... (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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