Alberta Hunter, vocals. Fletcher Henderson, piano. Jimmy Lytell, clarinet. Jack Roth, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 4 CDs.
UPC: 824046711221. Daedalus Item Code: 79446
Her earliest performances were in brothels, but Alberta Hunter would later grace the best stages of Paris, London, and New York. This 94-track retrospective chronicles the period where Hunter came ... (Read More)
Albert Ammons, piano. Lonnie Johnson, guitar. Israel Crosby, bass. Jack Cooley, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 824046301026. Daedalus Item Code: 79417
Although boogie-woogie had been around for decades, it was pianist Albert Ammons who brought it to the masses with his 1930s–40s recordings. With such spectacular piano work and spot-on ensembles, ... (Read More)
Amy Winehouse, guitar & vocals. Dave Guy, trumpet. Nick Movshon, bass. Neal Sugarman, tenor saxophone. Frank Ricotti, percussion, & others.
Label: Republic. Format: CD.
UPC: 602517229679. Daedalus Item Code: 79611
(2008 Grammy Winner for Record and Song of the Year and Best New Artist) On Amy Winehouse's second album, she evoked comparisons with the legends of the past like Dusty Springfield and Nina ... (Read More)
Both of them are Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners who have been inducted into the Blues and Rock and Roll halls of fame, so perhaps it was inevitable that B.B. King and Bobby Bland would ... (Read More)
At the time of these 1950s–60s recordings, B.B. King had burst onto the blues scene with his fluid guitar solos and a sweet and supple voice that had not yet acquired its characteristic gruffness. ... (Read More)
List Price: $29.99
Sale Price: $15.95
You Save: $14.04
(Grammy Hall of Fame Song Included/"The Thrill Is Gone") Looking back on B.B. King's career—one of the longest and most successful in the history of the blues—this anthology features ten ... (Read More)
Charley Patton, Son House, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Memphis Jug Band, Big Joe Williams, Little Walter & many others.
Label: Enlightenment. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 823564638829. Daedalus Item Code: 79393
Originating in the work songs, field hollers, and ballads of the Deep South, blues is a distinctly American art form. Examining regional styles, these four discs are individually devoted to the ... (Read More)
A singer and actress who never fails to deliver, Della Reese is well served by this anthology of songs from her early career. The powerhouse vocalist from Michigan is heard here on her breakthrough ... (Read More)
Nearly five decades into one of contemporary blues' most consistently productive careers, Eric Bibb reveals his musical debt to folk music with 15 songs that tackle the physical and emotional ... (Read More)
List Price: $16.98
Sale Price: $12.95
You Save: $4.03
With its dance grooves and spirit of fun, Fats Domino's trademark New Orleans R&B style found a distinctive niche in rock 'n' roll, and in the 1950s he outsold every musical artist except for Elvis ... (Read More)