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The Buddaheads - Something New (2015)

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The Buddaheads - Something New (2015)

The Buddaheads - Something New (2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 476 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 198 Mb
Full Scans | 01:05:06 | RAR 5% Recovery
Electric Blues, Blues Rock | Wilshire Park Entertainment #WPE200846

The Buddaheads' new studio album, "Something New" has 15 solid tracks, with rockers and ballads, which are guaranteed to move you as only this band can! To our Buddaheads’ friends, supporters, and fans: With deep sadness, we say goodbye to Alan Mirikitani, founding member of The Buddaheads, who passed away July 22nd. We were shocked to receive this tragic news, which happened the very day after all music and CD credits for this new CD were received at the label. The band devoted one year to choosing and perfecting the music for this CD. They invited some of the world’s greatest musicians into the studio to add those final ingredients of character, which make this CD one of the best I have ever had the pleasure to release.

James Cotton - The Best Of The Verve Years (1995) [Re-Up]

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James Cotton - The Best Of The Verve Years (1995) [Re-Up]

James Cotton - The Best Of The Verve Years (1995)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 497 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 213 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Blues | Label: Verve/PolyGram | # 314 527 371-2 | Time: 01:16:21

Taken from the high-energy harpist's first three albums for Verve following his split from Muddy Waters (including the entirety of his fine eponymous 1967 debut), this 20-track anthology is a fine spot to begin any serious Cotton collection. In those days, Cotton was into soul as well as blues – witness his raucous versions of "Knock on Wood" and "Turn on Your Lovelight," backed by a large horn complement. Compiler Dick Shurman has chose judiciously from his uneven pair of Verve follow-ups, making for a very consistent compilation.

Bernard Allison - Kentucky Fried Blues -Live- (2003)

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Bernard Allison - Kentucky Fried Blues -Live- (2003)

Bernard Allison - Kentucky Fried Blues -Live- (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + m3u + Log ~ 392 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 166 Mb
Full Scans | 00:57:50 | RAR 5% Recovery
Modern Electric Blues | RUF Records #RUF 1092

More than a few musicologists have noted the parallels between hip-hop and the blues – both involve first-rate storytelling, both can be sexually candid, and both have been known to use dark humor. But there is one major difference between hip-hop and the blues: while hip-hop is extremely youth-driven, the blues world is a lot more receptive to people who are 30 and over. Blues fans realize that someone might have more to say at 35 than he/she did at 20; consequently, blues artists are encouraged to grow and develop, which is a good thing for someone like Bernard Allison. The singer/guitarist showed promise all along, but Kentucky Fried Blues finds a thirtysomething Allison continuing to grow as an artist. This CD isn't called Kentucky Fried Blues because Allison is from Kentucky – Allison gets most of his electric blues inspiration from Chicago and Texas.

T-Bone Walker - Everyday I Have The Blues (1969) Expanded Remastered 2014 [Re-Up]

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T-Bone Walker - Everyday I Have The Blues (1969) Expanded Remastered 2014 [Re-Up]

T-Bone Walker - Everyday I Have The Blues (1969) Expanded Remastered 2014
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 211 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 89 Mb | Scans ~ 118 Mb
Electric Texas Blues | Label: Ace Records UK | # CDCHM 1396 | Time: 00:38:58

Guitarist T-Bone Walker is one of the most influential musicians in musical history. The Texan was one of the pioneers of the electric guitar and his recordings, made in the early 1940s for Capitol, Rhumboogie, and Black & White, are some of the earliest defining moments for electric blues. His playing was influential upon others of his era: most notably B.B. King but also several jazz players and many rock greats. He made a lot of records throughout his later career, some of variable quality. The less ground-breaking albums have often been overlooked; one of the best is his 1969 Bluestime LP Every Day I Have The Blues . Producer Bob Thiele took him to Capitol studios, teamed him up with some of the best session musicians and made a crisp, slightly funky masterpiece. There are great vocal performances, such as on the title track and Sail On , and his guitar sounds amazing on For B.B. King . This album didn t sell well, is difficult to find and is largely forgotten. This is its first reissue, and is taken from original master tapes. As a bonus Ace have added two tracks that were recorded at a 1970 show at the Carnegie Hall, New York.

Robben Ford & The Blue Line - Mystic Mile (1993) [Re-Up]

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Robben Ford & The Blue Line - Mystic Mile (1993) [Re-Up]

Robben Ford & The Blue Line - Mystic Mile (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 439 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 186 Mb | Scans included | 00:55:57
Modern Electric Blues, Jazz-Blues, Blues-Rock | Label: Stretch/GRP | # GRS 00082

Mystic Mile is an electric blues album by Robben Ford and the Blue Line, released in 1993. In this second record for Stretch Records, Ford shows a notorious growth as songwriter besides his outstanding virtuosity as a guitarist.

Ten Years After - All The Best (2012) 2CDs [Re-Up]

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Ten Years After - All The Best (2012) 2CDs [Re-Up]

Ten Years After - All The Best (2012) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 372 Mb
Label: EMI | # 50999 6 23594 2 9 | Time: 02:34:39 | Scans included
Blues-Rock, British Blues, Classic Rock, Hard Rock

Hard-rocking British blues band led by virtuosic guitarist Alvin Lee and best known for their legendary Woodstock performance. 2012 Compilation. 34 Tracks. Including 3 BBC recordings, previously unavailable on CD.

Walter Trout - Ordinary Madness (2020)

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Walter Trout - Ordinary Madness (2020)

Walter Trout - Ordinary Madness (2020)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + m3u + Log ~ 392 Mb | Full Scans ~ 80 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues Rock | 00:57:44 | Provogue #PRD 7590 2 | Unofficial Release

The life of a traveling blues musician isn't easy. The vocation is rife with loneliness, bad food, cheap hotels, and lack of sleep. Walter Trout is a survivor of that life (just barely). During the late 1960s and '70s, he worked the road with Big Mama Thorton, Joe Tex, and John Lee Hooker. In the 1980s, it was Canned Heat and John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. He's led his own bands since 1990 and experienced cycles of triumph, tragedy, alcohol and narcotic addiction, and recovery from a near-fatal liver transplant that required two surgeries. Trout's dues are paid and then some. Ordinary Madness was produced by longtime collaborator Eric Corne and cut in analog at guitarist Robby Krieger's studio. Its many surprises reveal it to be unlike any other record in his large catalog.

Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)

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Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)

Freddie King, Albert King, Earl King - We Three Kings Of Blues Guitar (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 320 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 125 Mb | Scans included | 00:50:40
Electric Blues, Modern Electric Blues, Rhythm & Blues | Label: Fuel | # 302 061 993 2

Curious, isn't it, how some of the greatest guitarists in post-war Blues history all shared the same regal surname? And entirely fitting. Freddie, Albert, and Earl King royally ruled the Blues kingdom with their brilliant innovations and seminal licks. All of them greatly impacted the Rock field as well. Eric Clapton cites Freddie as a major influence, while Stevie Ray Vaughan was an Albert acolyte. Jimi Hendrix did a dynamite version of Earl's 'Let The Good Times Roll.' These three kings of the electric Blues guitar played a mammoth role in defining the sound of post-war Blues guitar. Their influence remains monumental to this day.

Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions (2003)

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Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions (2003)

Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 321 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 124 Mb | Scans ~ 122 Mb
Modern Electric Blues, Louisiana Blues | Label: Telarc | # CD-83573 | 00:54:31

Soulful singer and guitarist Tab Benoit has never made secret his devout allegiance to the Louisiana music tradition. With The Sea Saint Sessions, Benoit, ably assisted by several Crescent City stalwarts, takes his music back to the source, setting up shop at the famed hit factory to cook up a sonic gumbo that successfully recaptures the spontaneity of the classic Sea Saint sound. Benoit's guests conjure up some of the studio's old musical magic as "Big Chief" Monk Boudreaux infuses Mardi Gras Indian spirit into "Monk's Blues," Meter man George Porter Jr. funkifies "Making the Bend," and Cyrille Neville sings on his own "Plareen Man". But it is Benoit's distinctive guitar lines–somehow both supple and hard-edged–and the impeccable elasticity of his regular rhythm section that makes the music work. Most of the material is Benoit's own, although he pays tribute to Louisiana legend Guitar Slim with a take on the classic "Sufferin' Mind" and dips into the Howlin' Wolf songbook for a rendition of "Howlin' for My Darling".

Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, & James Cotton - Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down (2007) Recorded 1977

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Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, & James Cotton - Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down (2007) Recorded 1977

Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, & James Cotton - Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down (2007)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 438 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included
Electric Blues, Chicago Blues | Label: Epic, Legacy | # 88697 07283 2 | 00:59:22

Muddy Waters had his second coming 30 years ago, when longtime friend and disciple Johnny Winter and his Blue Sky label returned him–after a series of listless recordings aimed at the rock audience–to the raw, powerful authenticity of his timeless Chess material with a series of powerful albums. Beginning with 1977's acclaimed Hard Again, a subsequent tour produced Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live, recorded onstage in Detroit, New York, and Philadelphia with Muddy's band, Winter, and harmonica player/vocalist James Cotton. Enough live material remained for Legacy to release an expanded version with an entire second disc of unissued concert material. It seems even that wasn't the end. This collection returns again to those remarkable concerts, featuring Muddy on five tracks, among them a rousing "I Can't Be Satisfied," "Trouble No More," "Caldonia," and the closing "Got My Mojo Workin'." Winter and Cotton are no less powerful, Cotton redoing Jackie Brenston's hit "Rocket '88'" and Winter ripping up John Lee Hooker's "I Done Got Over It" and "Mama Talk to Your Daughter."

Johnny Winter - I'm a Bluesman (2004) Japanese Edition [Re-Up]

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Johnny Winter - I'm a Bluesman (2004) Japanese Edition [Re-Up]

Johnny Winter - I'm a Bluesman (2004) Japanese Edition
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 376 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 127 Mb | Scans ~ 168 Mb
Label: Virgin Records | # VJCP-68507 | Time: 00:55:34
Modern Electric Blues, Slide Guitar, Blues-Rock

Japanese pressing of the blues legend's 2004 album includes one bonus track 'Headed For Hard Times'. The album is a mixture of original songs and covers of blues standards. As the album's title suggests, the songs have strong emphasis on traditional electric blues over the blues-rock elements on some previous Winter albums. I'm a Bluesman was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album.

VA - New Orleans Guitar 1947-1955 (2006) 4CD Box Set

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VA - New Orleans Guitar 1947-1955 (2006) 4CD Box Set

VA - New Orleans Guitar 1947-1955 (2006) 4CD Box Set
Featuring: T-Bone Walker, Guitar Slim, Smiley Lewis, Boo Breeding, Pee Wee Crayton

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 685 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 585 Mb | Scans ~ 82 Mb
New Orleans Blues, New Orleans R&B | Label: JSP | # JSP7773 | Time: 04:15:37

JSP's New Orleans Guitar compiles four CDs of performances by Smiley Lewis, Guitar Slim, and T-Bone Walker. It's hard to go wrong with these 102 recordings cut between 1947 and 1955. The tracks have been remastered, making the majority of this material sound great. Unlike other packages of this type, the liner notes are informative, listing personnel, dates, and a concise history without going on ad nauseam. As an extra bonus this is a budget-priced set, making it highly recommended, especially for the blues novice.

Billy Strings - McHenry Outdoor Theater, McHenry, IL 9-17-2020 (2020)

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Billy Strings - McHenry Outdoor Theater, McHenry, IL 9-17-2020 (2020)

Billy Strings - McHenry Outdoor Theater, McHenry, IL 9-17-2020 (2020)
FLAC tracks | 2:11:30 | 627 Mb
Genre: Country, Folk, Bluegrass / Label: Self Release

Billy Strings has been hailed as the future of bluegrass, transcending tradition and genre with his high velocity, flat-picking guitar technique and intense, confessional songwriting. HOME, Strings’ remarkable second studio album, is undoubtedly the Michigan-born, Nashville-based artist’s bravest excursion thus far, completely rewiring bluegrass with elements of punk, country, folk rock, and genuine psychedelic exploration to fashion something altogether his own.

B.B. King - Lucille (1968) Reissue 1997 [Re-Up]

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B.B. King - Lucille (1968) Reissue 1997 [Re-Up]

B.B. King - Lucille (1968) Reissue 1997
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 241 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 127 Mb | Scans included
Modern Electric Blues, Soul-Blues, Memphis Blues | Label: BGO | # BGOCD36 | 00:37:17

A decent but short (nine songs) late '60s set, with somewhat sparser production than he'd employ with the beefier arrangements of the "Thrill Is Gone" era. Brass and stinging guitar plays a part on all of the songs, leading off with the eight-minute title track, a spoken narrative about his famous guitar.

VA - Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas (2007)

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VA - Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas (2007)

VA - Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas (2007)
Pinetop Perkins - Henry James Townsend - David 'Honeyboy' Edwards - Robert Lockwood, Jr.

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 457 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 177 Mb | Scans ~ 85 Mb
Delta Blues, Acoustic Blues, Electric Delta Blues | Label: The Blue Shoe Project | 01:17:17

2007 GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR HISTORY IN THE MAKING Once in a lifetime you may experience a brief moment when the stars align and something truly extraordinary happens. This was the case in October 2004, when four of the greatest living blues legends were assembled in Dallas, Texas for one incomparable night of music. At the time they ranged in age from 89 to 94 and all had received the National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship Award, the highest honor in the USA for traditional arts. These musicians have devoted their entire life to playing the blues, and staging such an epic event was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Once reunited, the old magic reemerged. It was if they were long lost school buddies.