Rock ‘n’ Blues Albums

This is Rock’n’ Roll with the emphasis on Blues rather than Rockabilly. Many Blues artists had crossover hits, and a lot of Rock’n’Roll stars had deep roots in the Blues.

BO DIDDLEY – BO DIDDLEY

All the monster hits are here, showing why this man had such a huge influence on the bands that came after him. Sound quality is superb and some tracks have extended versions. Brilliant value.

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CHUCK BERRY – THE GREAT 28

This collection has all Chuck’s original Chess hits in a great value package. Just about every track is a classic, and they all sound fresh even after almost 60 years.

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LLOYD PRICE – MILLENNIUM COLLECTION

Superb budget collection of 12 tracks gives you all Lloyd’s biggest hits

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Lloyd Price

ARTHUR Big’ Boy’ CRUDUP – THAT’S ALRIGHT MAMA

The title track comes with 21 others to give a taste of this highly influential songwriter’s work.

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Big Boy Crudup

BILLY WRIGHT – HAVE MERCY BABY

This brand new compilation brings together 27 of Billy’s songs, mostly swinging, horn-heavy dance tracks.

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Billy Wright

GARY ‘US’ BONDS – VERY BEST OF – ORIGINAL LEGRAND MASTERS.

This 16 track compilation shows how much Gary was in tune with the youth of the day, with tracks like ‘Seven Day Weekend’ and ‘I Wanna Holler’.

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Gary US Bonds

ROOTS OF ROCK 1945-56

This fantastic compilation gives a 16 track overview of the R&B that spawned Rock’n’Roll, containing hits by Louis Jordan, Lloyd Price, Fats Domino and Big Mama Thornton as well as Jackie Brenston’s great version of Rocket 88.

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Roots of Rock

JOHNNIE JOHNSON – JOHNNIE B. BAD

‘Tanqueray’ is the stand-out track on a wide ranging collection that includes ‘Cow Cow’, which may have been the first Boogie-woogie tune ever recorded.

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ROY BROWN – GOOD ROCKIN’ MAN

Roy sold millions of records, even though his biggest song was best known for being covered by others. His vocal style was hugely influential on a generation of great Rockers and Soul singers.

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Roy Brown

HARMONICA FRANK – THE GREAT MEDICAL MENAGERIST.

All kinds of Country and Blues tracks here, from yodels to one-man-band Blues, presented with great humor.

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Harmonica Frank