New Releases

3 October 2015

The current Red Lick catalogue (no. 186; September-October) includes 7 packed pages of new releases in our 'Brand Spanking New' section.

These can be viewed in pages 2 - 8 of the catalogue - a low res pdf version of which can be downloaded here Red Lick catalogue 186

Since publication of the catalogue, we have issued a new release update sheet, the second edition of which can be read as a scrollable list below or downloaded as a pdf here Red Lick Release Sheet 186 - Issue 2

BLUES IMAGES CALENDAR 2016 (With Classic 1920s Blues Artwork &  Free CD)

The good news is that this has now been printed and should arrive from the USA at The Lickery during early October. If you have already pre-ordered, your copy will be sent as soon as it arrives. For those yet to order, no reason to delay any longer - ask for CAL2016, only £20.00 here at Red Lick (inclusive of UK p&p) *

Once again calendar features a fantastic selection of classic blues photography and advertising material from the 1920s and 1930s plus a free 20 track CD of superb (and some highly rare) classic blues sides from the period. We will of course give this the full review in our next catalogue, but why wait, you know its going to be a peach!

* Due to the way calendars are packed and shipped, they are not included in the ‘p&p free’ offer on completed orders within the UK of £100 and above

ACE CD £10. 95

CDCHD1454 Various: The Birth Of Surf Volume 3. 26 more tracks incorporating sides from the pre-surf instrumental scene and sides from the prime years of surf in 1963 and 1964. With Dick Dale, The Torquetts, The Velvetones, The Rip Tides, Johnny & The Hurricanes, The Surfaris, The Genteels and more.

CDCHD1448 Various: Rhythm ‘N Bluesin’ By The Bayou - Vocal Groups. Latest in superb series of little-known sounds of Louisiana from the vaults of independent label owners active in the late 1950s and early 1960s. This edition focuses on harmony vocal groups including Cookie & The Cupcakes, The Raves, The Velvetiers, Katie Webster, Henry Clement, Del-Chords, Tabby Thomas, Sonny Martin and many more.

ACONY CD £13. 15

CDACNY1512 Dave Rawlings Machine: Nashville Obsolete. Seven original compositions written in collaboration between Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch, who also sings and plays guitar. A fabulous set of Americana at its best.

ACROBAT 4CD £15. 75

ACQCD7090 Al Cohn/Zoot Sims: Two Funky People 1952-1961. Includes 56 tracks from the first decade of majestic collaboration of two jazz tenor saxophonist greats, featuring their work in various sextets and quintets, the Prestige All-Stars and more. Other jazz greats featured here include Mose Allison, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Hank Jones, Phil Woods and more.

ACQCD7089 Various: The Greatest R&B Hits Of 1950. Another great set in the series, this features 101 R&B tracks that made the US Billboard charts in 1950 and includes contributions from Jimmy Witherspoon, Smokey Hogg, Ivory Joe Hunter, Louis Jordan, Joe Liggins, Wynonie Harris, Peppermint Harris, Fats Domino, Roy Milton, Paul Gayten, Ruth Brown, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Lowell Fulson, Dinah Washington and more.

ACROBAT CD £10. 25

ACMCD4210 Various: Texas Gospel - Be What You Are, Volume 2 1953-54. Re-issue of popular set of post war gospel sides from the Peacock label, compiled by gospel authority Opal Louis Nations from recordings (mostly) unavailable on CD before.

ACROBAT 2CD £10. 75

ADDCD3141 Little Richard: The Little Richard Collection 1951-1962. A fabulous 60 tracks featuring almost all of his A & B sides from his early, and most sensational, years as a recording artist. With his landmark hits and some lesser-known sides with The Upsetters, Tempo Toppers and Duces Of Rhythm.

ADDCD3142 Tennessee Ernie Ford: The Tennessee Ernie FordCollection 1941-1961. Great value 58 track selection of all his charting A & B sides during this period,  featuring his best country, pop and gospel recordings (including storming duets with female singers such as Ella Mae Morse, Kay Starr, Betty Hutton and more).


ALCD4966 Shemekia Copeland: Outskirts Of Love. New album from gutsy and contemporary blues, roots and soul singer, featuring musical support from Alvin Youngblood Hart, Robert Randolph, Will Kimbrough, Billy Gibbons and more.

AIRCUTS CD £12. 45

ACCD7019 Little Feat: And Friends. A remarkable musical extravaganza recorded for TV in June  1977 by NBC for its Midnight Special show. Little Feat are the most featured act but these  16 tracks also feature contributions from Emmylou Harris, Jesse Winchester, Bonnie Raitt and Weather Report.

BABEL CD £13. 15

BDV14131 Bruno Heinen & Kristian Borring: Postcard To Bill Evans. Contemporary jazz duo incorporating piano and guitar pay tribute to iconic jazz pianist on a set of 10 tracks, all but one being compositions of Evans.

BACM CD £8. 50

BACM493 Asa Martin: Old Time Picking & Singing. 24 great pioneering sides from Kentucky farmer from the 1920s & 30s.

BACM494 Various: Custom Made Hillbilly Vol 8. More obscure Starday Custom country and rockabilly sides from the early 1960s.

BACM495 Andy Parker & The Plainsmen: Vol 4

BACM496 Cindy Walker: Vol 2 - Trail Drivin’. Sultry voiced singer

BACM497 Homer & Jethro: Volume 4

BACM498 Various: The Victor Label Vol 2 - Classic Old Time Music. Rare country sides from the 1920s & 1930s from Big Chief Henry’s Indian String Band, Lester Smallwood, Billie Maxwell, etc


BCD17419AH Various: Martians, Demons & Fools Like Me - The MCI Records Story 1954-1961. The story of a small Arizona independent label that introduced the world to Sanford Clark’s seminal rock & roll classic ,The Fool.  This is included in the 39 re-mastered tracks, featuring great rockabilly, popular teen sides and more from Al Casey, Lee Hazlewood, Denny Reed, Patti LaSalle, Connie Conway and more. Great booklet (as always).

BCD17409AH Various: Politically Incorrect. 31 tracks from the 1950s that you couldn’t easily get away with in this day and age, from songs about liking young girls to celebrating domestic violence, from finding foreigners funny to gender stereotyping. All these and more can be found in these sides recorded in more innocent times for mainstream entertainment and amusement, rather than to offend. See what you think from these sides by Fats Domino, Jimmy Reed, Red Foley, Bill Haley, Gene Vincent, Warren Smith, Little Walter, Dale Hawkins, Floyd Dixon, Ella Mae Morse and more


CDBGPM295 Leon Thomas: Full Circle. Final album of jazz vocalist for the Flying Dutchman label recorded while still a member of Santana. Nine re-mastered tracks blending jazz, blues and soul and featuring a band that included Pretty Purdie and Pee-Wee Ellis.

BGO 2CD £13. 75

BGOCD1197 Earl Klugh: Soda Fountain Shuffle/Life Stories/Solo Guitar. Three re-mastered Warner Brothers albums from the mid 1980s from the Grammy-award winning jazz guitarist.

BGOCD1205 Incredible String Band: The Incredible String Band/The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion/The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter. The band’s first three (and still-revered) albums for Elektra from between 1966-1968.

BGO CD £12. 75

BGOCD1209 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Plain Dirt Fashion / Partners, Brothers And Friends. The band’s first two albums from 1984 and 1985, each of which spent nearly a year on the US country charts.

BLUE MOON CD £12. 95

BMCD863 Joe Harnell: Fly Me To The Moon + The Bossa Nova Pops. Two early 1960s albums on one CD from pianist, composer, arranger and conductor and his orchestra


250373 Troy Redfurn:Backdoor Hoodoo. Blues-rock slide guitarist from the Welsh borders on a new album that mixes his love of Son House and Hound Dog Taylor with his Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart influences. His power trio includes on Stuart MacDonald on bass, whose CV includes stints playing alongside Freddie King and Paul Rodgers.

BRR CD £13. 75

BRR6015 Stevie Ray Vaughan: Let Me Love You - Live Albuquerque 1989. A hot live set with Double Trouble while touring to promote the In Step album, with Jeff Beck making a guest appearance.

CAMBAYA CD £12. 95

CB101 Mike Vernon Y Los Garcia: Just A Little Bit. Legendary Brit-blues record producer goes the other side of the recording booth to front an impressive blues band of his own. As well as Mike’s own vocals on versions of 14 R&B classics, the band is pretty hot also.


CDCNC40115 Roy Rogers: Into The Wild Blue. First new studio solo album for over five years from renowned slide guitarist and producer. 12 great sides weaving through blues, R&B, rock and more, including 4 varied instrumentals.


SIDVD584 Lynyrd Skynyrd: Gone With The Wind. A documentary story of the original band, from it origins up until the fateful 1977 plane crash that decimated its line-up. Featured seldom seen footage, new and archive interviews and rare reports and photography.


CLPCD2349 Asleep At The Wheel: Havin’ A Party - Live. A spectacular live bonanza recorded at the Sellersville Theatre, MA on February 24th 2006.Features 14 tracks on the CD, expanded to 23 on the DVD, full of great rock and roll, rhythm & blues and country classics given the band’s own highly entertaining western swing treatment. The DVD is presented in high quality, with multiple camera angles and features behind-the-scenes footage and interviews.

COMPASS CD £13. 15

COM46562 Andrea Zonn: Rise. New album from one of the most respected fiddle player and harmony singers on the contemporary folk scene. This 10 track set includes excellent contributions from Keb’ Mo’, Jerry Douglas, Jim Oblon, James Taylor and other notable musicians.

COM46512 A.J. Croce: That’s Me In The Bar - 20th Anniversary Edition. Expanded re-issue of successful album from jazz playing, blues singing artist, produced by Jim Keltner and featuring contributions from Ry Cooder, Robben Ford, Bill Payne, David Hidalgo and more.

CONCORD 2CD £13. 15

CRE3799202 Chick Corea & Bela Fleck: Two. A couple of masters musicians blending together Corea’s legendary jazz piano skills with Fleck’s eclectic bluegrass banjo talents. An unusual but exemplary live set of compositions that exist just as starting points for flights of improvisation incorporating jazz, bluegrass, rock, flamenco, classical, ragtime, blues and more.

CONCORD CD £13. 15

CRE3763402 John Pizzarelli: Midnight McCartney. Jazz singer and guitarist follows up his contributions to Paul McCartney’s Kisses On The Bottom album with his own set of 13 Macca songs (selected in part with Sir Paul himself).


Back in print after first run sold out mega-quick!

DEVICD001 Son House: Clarksdale Moan 1930-42. Complete pre-war recordings with his Paramount sides recorded on May 28 1930 and Library Of Congress Sessions recorded by Alan Lomax in Mississippi in 1941 and 1942. Tremendously historic and nicely packaged.


DFGCD8779 Guy Davis: Kokomo Kidd. Follow up to 2013’s fabulous Juba Dance (DFGCD8738), this is his first self-produced album and another exemplary set of great songs, superb singing and tasteful guitar.

DFGCD8783 Duke Robillard: The Acoustic Blues And Roots Of.. With 18 new tracks showing again Robillard’s deep love of vintage blues, jazz and swing.

DOCUMENTS 10CD £13. 95

600258 John Lee Hooker: 16 Original Albums & Bonus Tracks. Featuring 16 albums plus 39 bonus tracks from The Boogie Man. Hours and hours of boogie-licious blues.

600261 Connie Francis: 19 Original Albums & Bonus Tracks. Lots of country, rock & roll and pop sides from between 1958 and 1962, including some of her big hits sang in Italian and Spanish!

600265 Chet Atkins: Guitar Genius - 19 Original Albums & Bonus Tracks. An almost uncountable number of tracks from one of the 20th century’s greatest guitarists, equally proficient on rock ‘n roll, country, jazz, pop and more.

600266 Various: The Stars Of Country Music - 15 Original Albums & Bonus Tracks. Original albums from 15 great country singers - Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Don Gibson, Merle Travis, Hank Snow, Chet Atkins, Johnny Horton & more.


DMCHR71155 Christy Doran, Erika Stucky, Fredy Studer & Jamaaladeen Tacuma ‘Call Me Helium’: The Music Of Jimi Hendrix. A modern jazz collaboration presenting their versions of the songs of Jimi Hendrix.


6098 Miles Davis: Steamin’. Classic album with mini replica sleeve artwork, plus a bonus album New Miles Quintet.


DTD-45 Various: Excavated Shellac - Reeds. A collection of rare tracks transferred from 78s that focus on the use of reed instruments across the world during the early years of international recording. 17 fascinating sides from Italy, China, India, Kurdistan, Tanzania, Egypt, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Iran and elsewhere.

EAGLE 2CD £12. 95

5034504164123 Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin: Invitation To Illumination - Live At Montreux 2011. Re-union concerts of two guitar masters on CD for the first time. This feature versions of many of the tracks from their classic 1973 album together Love Devotion Surrender, plus a wealth of other material.


EREDV1190 Taste: What’s Going On - Live At The Isle Of Wight. New documentary on the history and importance of Rory Gallagher’s early outfit, built around their incendiary performance on August 28th 1970. The telling of the story includes interviews with Rory’s brother, Donal, as well as Brian May (Queen), The Edge (U2), Bob Geldof and Larry Coryell.

EREDV1188 Pat Metheny: The Unity Sessions. An intimate live set from a small theatre in New York, recorded at the end of a world tour promoting the jazz guitarist’s Grammy-award winning Kinalbum.


EAGCD643 Taste: What’s Going On - Live At The Isle Of Wight. Re-issue of their incendiary performance on August 28th 1970, released to co-incide with the new DVD

EAGLE ROCK 2LP £21. 95

EAGLP647 Taste: What’s Going On - Live At The Isle Of Wight. The concert issued on high quality vinyl.

ECM CD £14. 95

4732342 Pat Metheny, Jan Garbarek, Gary Burton & SWR Big Band: Hommage A Eberhard Weber. Live sides drawn from a series of concerts at Stuttgart’s Theaterhaus in January 2015 to celebrate the 75th birthday of legendary jazz bassist. This includes exemplary big band re-imaginings of some of Weber’s finest compositions plus striking new music from Eberhard’s long-time friends Pat Metheny and Jan Garbarek.

EL CD £9. 95

ACMEM297CD Mary Osborne: A Girl & Her Guitar. Superb jazz guitarist, and disciple of Charlie Christian, with her debut solo album from 1959 with a stellar line-up that included Tommy Flanagan, Danny Barker, Tommy Potter and Papa Jo Jones.


5990427 Art Pepper Quartet: Live At Fat Tuesday’s. A newly discovered live club date recorded in New York in April 1981. Five tracks presented in a deluxe digi-pack enclosing a 40 page booklet that includes an interview with Art Pepper and another with Laurie Pepper.


EN5CD9047 George Russell: The Complete Albums Collection 1956-1964. All albums recorded as a bandleader by this jazz maverick between 1956 and 1964.

EN5CD9048 Thelonious Monk: The Complete Albums Collection 1954-1957. Includes nine classic albums from iconic jazz legend.

EN5CD9049 Thelonious Monk: The Complete Albums Collection 1957-1961. Includes 10 original albums recorded for Riverside during these years.


EJC55677 Thelonious Monk: The Complete 1947-56 Trios. His earliest recordings in a trio format (made for Blue Note) up to his sides for Riverside in 1956. 37 great tracks, featuring some great sidemen (including Oscar Pettiford, Gene Ramey, Al McKibbon, Max Roach, Art Blakey and more.


FADCD2055 Victoria Spivey: The Victoria Spivey Collection 1926-1937. 48 tracks from her studio debut to her final recordings prior to her 1960s comeback. Classic and historic blues and jazz singing with great accompaniment fromLonnie Johnson, Clarence Williams, King Oliver, Henry ‘Red’ Allen, Louis Armstrong and others.


FVTD224 Various: Motor City - The Motown Vocal Group Sound. An 89 track set featuring recordings from between 1959-1962 of vocal groups who began the rise of Detroit’s Motown and its associated labels. With The Miracles, The Temptations, The Contours, The Spinners, The Satintones, The Falcons, The Valadiers, The Equadors and many more.

FVTD225 Various: More Lipstick, Powder And Paint- A Decade Of Girls 1953-1962. Sequel to 2014’s Lipstick, Powder And Paint(FVTD194), this features 90 more tracks celebrating many of the great female vocalists of the period - Jo Stafford, Brenda Lee, Teresa Brewer, Aretha Franklin, The Shirelles, Christine Kittrell, Jan Bradley, Skeeter Davis, Mary Wells, Alma Cogan, The Blossoms and many more.


FPH14102 Ann Peebles: Straight From The Heart. Another classy soul album from the vaults of Hi Records, this  1972 belter has been out of print for years.


FMLSCD1 The London Souls: Here Come The Girls. 13 tracks of raw rock and roll with hints of psychedelic 1960s style power pop from New York based two-piece. Well reviewed across the music and quality newspapers, see what the fuss is about here or catch them on their forthcoming UK tour.

FESTIVAL 2CD £14. 50

FEST601008 Various: Cosmic Country. 38 classic and rare country rock sides from the late 1960s and early 1970s, featuring Gram Parsons, Lowell George, Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, Emmylou Harris, JD Souther, John Prine, Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan & The Band, Jim Ford, Doug Sahm and more.

FEST601009 Various: Heavy Soul. A 37 track overview of the period of American music in the late 1960s and early 1970s when down home southern rock and funky soul crossed paths and resulted in many fantastic recordings. With  Delaney & Bonnie, Flying Burrito Brothers, Roy Head, Allman Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Tony Joe White, Jim Ford, Lonnie Mack, Dr John, Leon Russell, Little Feat, Johnny Jenkins, Joe South, J Geils Band, Aretha Franklin and more.


FLED3098 Plainsong (Iain Matthews & Andy Roberts): Reinventing Richard - The Songs Of Richard Farina. Tribute to one of the finest folk songwriters of the early 1960s whose life and career were tragically cut short in 1966 with a fatal motorcycle accident. This collection re-imagines how his songs might have featured if recorded in a 21st century setting.

FREMEAUX 3CD £18. 75

FA5607 Little Richard:  The Indispensable 1951-1962. Thunderous 64 tracks of rocking and-a rolling history, always exciting, usually uncontrollably wild and featuring some previously hard-to-find rare recordings Includes a 28 page booklet that helps to tell this unique story. 

FA1340 Charlie Parker: Integrale Charlie Parker Vol 10 1951-52. The latest in the series looking to complie all studio and live recordings made by the master.

FA5600 Various: Race Records 1942-55 Black Rock Forbidden on US Radio. A whole host of early black rock and roll sides from the late 1940s and early 1950s that was largely ignored or banned from radio stations. Fabulously authentic and rocking sides from Wild Bill Moore, Piano Red, Joe Lutcher, Goree Carter, Lowell Fulson, Jimmy McCracklin, Little Richard, Robert Nighthawk, Big Maybelle, Smiley Lewis, Andrew Tibbs, Tiny Bradshaw, Johnny Otis, Big Joe Turner, Howlin’ Wolf, The Treniers, Ruth Brown, Big Mama Thornton, Jackie Brenston and more.

FREMEAUX 2CD £16. 45

FA3063 Errol Garner: The Quintessence Volume 2 1948-1962. 28 of the best sides during these years by jazz piano legend.

FREMEAUX 2CD £18. 25

FA5616 Various: Zydeco - Black Creole, French Music & Blues 1923-72. A marvellous overview of the emergence and development of zydeco in the Louisiana bayous, featuring Amede Ardoin, Paul Malveaux & Ernest Lafitte, Albert Chevalier, Bee Fontenot, Clarence Garlow, Clifton Chenier, Lonnie Mitchell, Dudley Alexander and more.


FA5612 Louis Armstrong: Live In Paris 24 April 1962. Super 19 track concert from Satchmo in relaxed, good humoured form.


FSRCD874 Jerome Richardson: Complete 1958-1962. Contains three albums as a band leader by this in-demand jazz multi-instrumentalist plus the tracks from a 10” album recorded in Belgrade during his stint in the band of Quincy Jones for a European tour in 1960.

FSRCD875 Sallie Blair: Sexy, Intimate And Swinging - Complete Albums & Singles. Two albums and a few singles from the late 1950s and early 1960s from a sultry jazz singer who spent time singing with the bands of Illinois Jacquet and Duke Ellington.

GO FASTER CD £10. 00

GFR051 Little Feat: On The Eastern Front. Live radio broadcast from the band’s final tour with Lowell George at the helm. This was recorded in Tokyo on 8 July 1978 and feature 15 tracks, (thankfully) with an emphasis on Lowell’s best songs.

GFR055 Lynyrd Skynyrd: Super Jam 1978. Tracks recorded in Georgia by the surviving members of the band after the tragic air crash that decimated the original line-up. These sessions featured members of other southern rock band’s looking to help out and encourage the band to return, including the Outlaws, Allman Brothers, Wet Willie and Charlie Daniels Band. This CD includes a number of tracks considered suitable for broadcast on a local radio station plus some bonus tracks and an interview with Ronnie Van Zandt.


GSF004 Loudon Wainwright III: Late Night Calls. A radio broadcast of a 1973 live set by consistently engaging singer-songwriter, featuring many of his early classics plus a few original songs that never found their way onto any studio album.


DHDL147 Benny Goodman: Body And Soul - 1935 Sessions.

HIGH HAT CD £12. 50

HHCD021 Pat Metheny Group: Live In Chicago ‘87. Superb live radio broadcast of performance at The Vic Theatre, Chicago on November 27th 1987.


SOUL022CD Various: Where Southern Soul Began Volume 3 1957-1963. Latest in superb series following Volume 1 (SOUL002CD) and Volume 2 (SOUL017CD), this features another 55 sublime sides from Joe Tex, Little Milton, Otis Rush, Oscar Perry, Ted Taylor, Fontella Bass, Joe Hinton, Arthur Alexander, Barbara Stephens and more.

HOODOO CD £9. 75

263523 Everly Brothers: Both Sides Of An Evening. Re-mastered edition of 1961 album recorded in Nashville alongside Chet Atkins and other top-notch sidemen plus 10 bonus tracks.and a 16 page booklet.

263524 Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown: Gate Walks To Board - Aladdin & Peacock Sides. 29 tremendous sides from multi-talented Texas bluesman recorded between 1947 and 1959. Includes Okie Dokie Stomp, She Winked Her Eye, Dirty Work At The Crossroads plus other belters.


ICON050 Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark & Chris Hillman: Backstage Pass. Radio broadcast of a live concert performed in New York in 1978 at a time when these former members of The Byrds were recording together again. Includes versions of songs from their Byrds back-catalogue, other songs being worked up for recording and other songs rarely played or recorded by any of them.

IMPULSE CD £12. 95

4742117 Sarah McKenzie: We Could Be Lovers. New album from award-winning Australian jazz singer and pianist, this was recorded in New York and features a number of originals plus versions of songs from Cole Porter, Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern and more.


MGL1001140 Joscho Stephan: Guitar Heroes. Internationally-renowned gypsy-swing guitarist on a set of tunes associated with some of his own guitar heroes such as Jimi Hendrix, Django Reinhardt, Carlos Santana, George Harrison and more. To help him along, guests include other renowned guitarists such as Tommy Emmanuel, Stochelo Rosenberg and Biréli Lagréne.

JASMINE 2CD £10. 95

JASCD813 Various: Going Home - The Road to Soul: Memphis, Stax and the Awakening of Southern Soul. A 64 track extravaganza of early Memphis soul featuring Otis Redding, William Bell, Rufus Thomas, Willie Mitchell, Lee Roye, Joe Perkins, George Jackson, Freddie North, Prince Conley and more.


JASMCD3660 Connie Francis: Country & Western Connie Francis Style. Two original albums from the later 1950s and early 1960s (Country & Western Golden Hits and Country Music Country Style) plus a few additional singles, recorded when Connie was favouring a C&W style. As well as the great songs and singing, Connie is backed here by many of the best Nashville musicians of the period, including Floyd Cramer, Grady Martin, Buddy Harman, Boots Randolph, Jerry Kennedy and more.

JASMCD3667 Hawkshaw Hawkins: The Hawk - Singles Collection.  An excellent collection of sides from popular rockabilly, hillbilly and country singer, guitarist and song-writer, including hits such as Slow Poke, Doghouse Boogie and I Wasted A Nickel.

JASMCD3668 Sheb Wooley: Goodbye Texas Hello Tennessee 1950-1962. All chart hits up to 1962 of popular rockabilly, hillbilly and country star. 25 super sides in all.

JASMCD3669 Goldie Hill: The Golden Hillbilly. Two complete original albums (Goldie Hill and According To My Heart) on CD for the first time. An excellent female country singer whose influence can be heard in the later recordings of both Tammy Wynette and Loretta Lynn.

JASCD930 Bobby Bland: That’s The Way Love Is. Includes two influential soul albums from the early 1960s (Two Steps From The Bluesand Here’s The Man!) plus some additional singles. A sensational set from one of the most distinctive (and best) soul singers of the twentieth century.


LPJW053 Red Garland Trio: The Nearness Of You.

LPJW055 Mal Waldron/Eric Dolphy: The Quest.

JSP 2CD £11. 00

JSP4245 Johnny Jones: Doin’ The Best I Can. A super collection of Chicago blues recordings from the 1950s (mostly) that involved the delightful piano of Johnny Jones. Includes a handful of rarely-compiled sides of his own plus his contributions to the great recordings of Tampa Red, Big Maceo, Joe Turner, Junior Wells and (of course) many of the best sides of Elmore James.

JSP 4CD £14. 50

JSP77193 Various: Mississippi Blues - Another Journey 1926-1959. Another inspired collection of splendid Mississippi blues compiled and annotated by Neil Slaven. 100 classic and little known sides featuring Bo Weavil Jackson, Freddie Spruell, J.D. Short, Honeyboy Edwards, Johnny Shines, Rube Lacy, Ben Curry, Driftin’ Slim, Rose Hemphill, Blind Joe Reynolds, Geeshie Wiley, Jenny Pope and many more.

KENT CD £10. 95

CDKEND438 Bettye Swann: The Very Best Of… First career-spanning compilation of 1960s and early 1970s recordings by impressive and varied soul singer. 25 tracks incorporating her work for Money, Capitol, Fame and Atlantic.

LAKE CD £13. 15

LACD342 Jeff Barnhart & Spats Langham: We Wish We Were Twins. A wonderfully relaxed session of jazz tunes and popular songs from the 1920s and 1930s combining the talents of American jazz pianist Jeff Barnhart and Hot Fingers frontman, Spats Langham, two of the label’s most prominent recording acts. 


LDCD1043 Webb Wilder: Mississippi Morderne. Recent inductee into the Mississippi Music Hall Of Fame, this new albums mix splendid originals with covers of songs from Otis Rush, Jimmy Reed, Charlie Rich and more. A rocking, rolling and grooving set with sterling support from his accomplished band mates, The Beatnecks.


1141177 George Jones: Black Mountain Rag. Some of the great country singer’s biggest hits recorded live in concert.

1141137 Various: Woodstock - Behind The Myth And The Magic. A documentary on the famed 1969 festival, including acts captured in performance (Joe Cocker, The Who, etc)

1141227 Weather Report: Birdland. Previously unreleased live performance from 1984

1141337 Mark Knopfler: Romeo And Juliet. Some of his most popular numbers captured live in Italy in 2005.


METRSL118 Peter Green & Fleetwood Mac: Alone With The Blues. 34 tracks from Peter Green, covering some of his big sides with Fleetwood Mac in the 1960s plus solo recordings made before he joined the Splinter Group. With an 8 page booklet to help tell the poignant story.

MUSIC BOX CD £18. 95

MBR072 Claude Bolling: L'Ordinateur des Pompes Funebres. Soundtrack album for successful French movie from excellent jazz pianist.


NOLCD99 Tommy Sancton/Lars Edegran: Hymms & Spirituals - Live At Trinity Church, New Orleans.Live performances recorded from between 2007 and 2009 bringing gospel material to life by a stripped down jazz quartet.

NOT NOW 2CD £5. 50

NOT2CD588 Chet Baker: Chet Baker In Italy. Includes three original albums from the late 1950s and early 1960s - In Milan, With Fifty Italian Strings and Chet Is Back.

NOT NOW 5CD £12. 45

NOT5CD919 Bill Evans: The Riverside Collection. Five original jazz piano albums from the Riverside years - Waltz For Debby, Moon Beams, How My Heart Sings!, Interplayand Know What I Mean?.


0816651014149 Dr John: The Atco/Atlantic Singles 1968-1974. All A & B sides of US and UK charts hits during these years.


0013964743173 Albert Lee: Highway Man. New album from legendary guitarist, this time featuring his skills on the acoustic guitar and presenting his under-appreciated vocals. Backed by just a pianist, this is Albert’s personal tribute to some of his favourite songs and influences, including The Everly’s Bye Bye Love, Jimmy Webb’s The Highwayman, Richard Thompson’s Dimming Of The Day and more.


0013964830675 Albert Lee: Just A Country Boy At Heart - 70th Birthday Celebrations. Re-live the magic of two unforgettable concerts at the Cadogan Hall, London in honour of Albert’s 70th birthday. Over 50 musicians feature across 42 sensational rock & roll, country and pop numbers including Andy Fairweather-Low, Bill Wyman, Joe Brown, Chas & Dave, Gary Brooker, Dave Edmunds, The Shadows, Ralph McTell and many more.

PGM CD £12. 75

PGM001 Patty Griffin: Servant Of Love. New album from Grammy Award-winning singer songwriter. On this, her tenth album, Patty digs deeper into some folk and roots traditions to celebrate the natural world on 13 sparkling tracks.

PROPER CD £13. 15

PRPCD133 Los Lobos: Gates Of Gold. First studio album since 2010’s Grammy-nominated Tin Can Trust (PRPCD065), these 11 tracks again feature the band’s powerhouse mix of rock, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues and more traditional Spanish and Mexican music.


PROPERBOX196 Various: Talkin' New York - The Greenwich Village Scene 1940-1962. A 100 tracks and 24 page booklet to provide a perfect primer to the pivotal role played by Greenwich Village in the emergence and popularity of the American Folk revival. Features Woody Guthrie, Josh White, Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, The Weavers, Odetta, New Lost City Ramblers, Elizabeth Cotten, Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, Rev Gary Davis, Jean Ritchie, Clarence Ashley & Doc Watson, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and many more.

RACK ‘EM CD £13. 15

CDRACK007 Joe Ely: Panhandle Rambler. Brand new studio album from Texas country rock legend and one of his most personal. 12 superb songs (mostly originals) recorded with some of the best musicians from the Austin area.


RDPCD1502 Scott Ellison: Elevator Man. New album from Tulsa-based blues guitarist who has played behind The Shirelles, The Coasters, and The Box Tops as well as sharing the stage with B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Levon Helm and more. This is a deep and soulful step into the limelight on this 13 track set, produced by Walt Richmond.


REPUK1265 The Pretty Things: The Sweet Pretty Things (Are In Bed Now, Of Course…). The first studio album in seven years and recorded as live in the studio to present the still-thundering vintage sound from the legendary survivors of the 1960s.


RTR79078 Various: Unissued On 78s - Vocals & Instrumentals 1927-34. 24 rare and unissued alternate takes from the 1920s and 1930s from jazz legends and lesser known artists - featuring Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang, Mamie Smith, Frank Trumbauer Orchestra, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Eva Taylor’s Southernaires, Wingy Mannone Orchestra and more.


0081227952006 Dave Edmunds: Featuring the albums Forms And Feelings, Get It, Trax On Wax, Repeat When Necessary andTwangin…

0825646041916 Robert Palmer: With Power Station, Heavy Nova, Don't Explain, Ridin' High andHoney

0081227952013 Rahsaan Roland Kirk: With his first five albums for Atlantic released between 1967 and 1971 - Here Comes The Whistleman, The Inflated Tear, Left & Right, Volunteered Slavery and Natural Black Inventions - Root Strata.

RHINO 8CD £24. 95

0081227952433 Billy Cobham: The Atlantic Years 1973-1978. His early career as a bandleader for Atlantic, including 8 albums, singles and unreleased sides. Presented in a nice clamshell box with 60 page booklet.

RHINO 4CD £29. 95

0081227954079Grateful Dead: 30 Trips Around The Sun- The Definitive Live Story 1965-1995. An excellent introductory sampler to the Dead’s extensive live canon, which includes 30 unreleased performances (one for each year the band performed). Includes booklet with a detailed essay.

RHINO 2CD £9. 95

0081227951856 Otis Redding: Otis Blue - Otis Redding Sings Soul. A new Collectors Edition of his critically-acclaimed fourth album featuring some of his most affecting performances. This is a re-packaging of the 2008 expanded set, re-issued now to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original album’s release, which additionally includes the album in stereo and bonus live cuts.             


A CD originally scheduled for release on Cleopatra (as listed in our catalogue 186). For confusing licensing reasons, the Cleopatra issue has been scrapped and is now available here on Righteous. And quite a bit cheaper!!

PSALM2365 Various: Mad Daddy’s Maddest Spins. 29 great slices of madness from the playlist of legendary shock ‘n roll disc jockey of the 1950s, including tracks from Rene Hall’s Orchestra, The Kuf-Links, Billy Lee Riley, Muddy Waters, Doc Starks, The Valiants, Andre Williams, Dale Hawkins, Ray Sharpe and more.

ROOTSY NU 2CD £12. 95

ROOTSY119 The Black Sorrows: Endless Sleep.  Australian rootsy blues-rock band with 14 track celebration of their musical heroes, including songs of Skip James, Blind Willie McTell, Hank Williams, John Coltrane, JJ Cale, Willy DeVille and more. This set comes with a bonus CD of 13 tracks from the band’s archives.

RUF CD £13. 95

RUF1220 Kim Simmonds And Savoy Brown: The Devil To Pay. A blast furnace of blues-rock from stalwarts of the 1960s blues boom. This album has 13 new stonkers, with the band staying true to delivering more of what it does best.

RUF CD & DVD £16. 50

RUF1219 Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado: Songs From The Road. A live performance in Bonn, Germany in early 2015 celebrating the impressive global achievements of the band’s 2014 recordings and live tours. For these shows the band’s rock-solid blues sound was fleshed out by a horn section and backing vocalists.


SK2CD5011 Various: Grand Piano. A re-issue of 3 albums featuring jazz piano masters - Grand Piano from Willie ‘The Lion Smith and Don Ewell (1967); Sir Charles Thompson’s Portrait Of A Piano (1984); and Soliloquyby Claude Hopkins (1972)


SKCD22052 Sonny Greenwich/Ed Bickert: Days Gone By. Under-appreciated 1979 session featuring little-known jazz guitarists in the company of just bass and drums on a set of mostly jazz standards and classic jazz numbers.

SKCD23065 Junior Mance: Milestones. Excellent 1997 live performance of superior jazz piano on a set of standards.

SALVO 4CD £23. 75

SALVOBX411 Various: Go Cat Go! 100 essential rockabilly sides mixing classics with more obscure gems from Gene Vincent, Charlie Feathers, Link Wray, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and many more. Presented in a beautifully designed retro-style book/box featuring extensive notes from Max Decharne.

SECRET 4CD £10. 00

Re-issue of long-out-print collections; now at a blinding price!

BVDCD1032 Various: Down Home Blues Classics - Chicago 1946-54. 100 classic post-war Chicago blues sides featuring Johnny Young, J.B. Hutto, Sunnyland Slim, Floyd Jones, Willie Nix, Homesick James, J.B. Lenoir, Tampa Red, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Big Boy Spires, Robert Lockwood, John Brim, Johnny Shines, Little Walter, Snooky Pryor and more.

BVDCD1031 Various: Down Home Blues Classics - Texas 1946-54. 100 rare Texas blues sides featuring Lightnin’ Hopkins, West Texas Slim, Soldier Boy Houston, Pete McKinley, Frankie Lee Sims, Thunder Smith, Sunny James, Manny Nichols, James Tisdom, Lil’ Son Jackson, Mercy Dee and more.


FA2610 Various: American Skiffle Bands. Recordings made by Samuel Charters between 1954-1957 in Alabama, Texas and Tennessee. 10 corking tracks (plus a few interviews)featuring Virgil Perkins and Jack Sims, Memphis Jug Band, The Mobile Strugglers and Gus Cannon.

RBF10 Blind Willie Johnson: 1927-1930. CD re-issue of classic album of 14 spine-chilling religious classics from genius Texan singer-guitarist, compiled and annotated by Samuel Charters.

SFW40066 Joseph Spence: The Complete Folkways Recordings 1958. CD re-issue of Samuel Charters fantastic recordings on Andros Island with Bahamiam guitarist.

FJ2865 Various: The Rock and Roll Sound of Louisiana and Mississippi. Stirring collection of early 1960s recordings for New Orleans based Lynn’s Productions, featuring Al White & The Hi-Lighters, Maxine Thomas, Cookie Gabriel, Earl Stanley & The Stereos, and more.

FG3581 Michael Hurley: First Songs. 1964 recordings of self-taught folk singer-guitarist from Pennsylvania, made when he was just 22. 12 expressive tracks plus detailed notes.

SOLAR 2CD £14. 75

4569962 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Holland 1958 - Newport 1959. Two rare concerts from peak period Jazz Messengers, featuring Lee Morgan on trumpet and Benny Golson and Hank Mobley alternating on tenor sax. Also includes seven bonus tracks from a Paris concert during the 1958 tour with Golson.

4569963 Ornette Coleman Quartet: The Love Revolution - Complete 1968 Italian Tour. Two sensational performances from Rome and Milan from the 1968 European tour.

4569964 John Coltrane: The Complete 1963 Copenhagen Concert. Hard-to-find classic performance of25th October featuring extended versions of Mr PC, Impressions, The Promise, Naima, Afro Blue, and My Favorite Things.

SONY CD £12. 75

88875132312 Darlene Love: Introducing Darlene Love. The voice behind many of Phil Spector’s biggest hits with her own new 14 track album of songs written by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Steve Van Zandt, Phil Spector and more.


88875105632 Jeff Beck: Rough & Ready, Jeff Beck Group, Blow By Blow, Wired andJeff Beck with the Jan Hammer Group Live

88875105682 Johnny Cash: The Fabulous Johnny Cash, Hymns By Johnny Cash, Songs Of Our Soil, Ride This Train andOrange Blossom Special.

88875105452 Allman Brothers Band: Seven Turns, Shades of Two Worlds, An Evening With… - First Set, Where It All Begins andAn Evening With… - Second Set

SONY 4CD £15. 75

88875079812 Various: CTI  Records - The Cool Revolution. A classy collection of various tracks from influential and distinctive modern jazz label, with 39 tracks featuring Chet Baker, Stanley Turrentine, Randy Weston, Joe Farrell, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jim Hall, George Benson, Milt Jackson, Paul Desmond, Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Burrell and more

SONY 4CD £13. 75

88875132502 Herbie Hancock: The Herbie Hancock Box. A 34 track career retrospective of his work for Columbia from the late 1970s onwards.

SONY 3CD £10. 50

88875120842 Erroll Garner: The Complete Concert By The Sea. The classic jazz piano album re-issued to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its recording, featuring the original album plus 11 previously unheard tracks. The excellent digi-pack also includes an extended post-concert interview with Garner

SONY 3CD £5. 50

88875099012 Sarah Vaughan: The Real Sarah Vaughan. 48 essential tracks from sublime jazz singer.

88875139732 Various: The Blues - The Real Blues. 57 track compilation of blues classics from the Mississippi Sheiks and Charley Patton from the late 1920s/early 1930s right up to more recent performers such as Alvin Youngblood Hart and Keb’ Mo’, stopping off at many points in between.

SOULJAM 2CD £11. 95

600864 Robert Johnson: Genius Of The Blues - The Complete Recordings. All sides recorded in San Antonio and Dallas in 1936 and 1937, featuring all his classic sides and alternate takes. The high-water mark of country blues, you surely have these already but, if not, this is as good a place to get them as any. With a nice 16 page booklet.


600862 Lightnin’ Hopkins: Mojo Hand + Blues In My Bottle. Two classic early 1960s albums re-mastered plus 2 bonus tracks.

600863 B.B. King: Sings Spirituals + Twist With B.B. King. Two Crown albums, one from 1959 and the other from 1962 plus 7 bonus tracks.


SCD1007 Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Live In 1960. Popular CD available again, featuring a previously un-issued European solo concert performance.


STCD35 Narvel Felts: Those Rockabilly Days. 30 of the best tracks from a true southern rockabilly legend, whose career continues 60 years after his first rocking sides from the mid 1950s.


STCD5511 Various: Golden Years Of Revival Jazz Volume 6. Another re-issue in the series of releases presenting previously unavailable material recorded in the 1950s and 1960s, featuring Sandy Brown, Cy Laurie, Dick Charlesworth, Henrik Johansen, Lennie Baldwin and more.

SUTRA CD £10. 00

SUCD103 Bonnie Raitt: Same Old Love. Delightful radio broadcast of live set from Minneapolis in 1979 during a tour to promote The Glow album. Includes 18 tracks, with an obvious emphasis on numbers from the new album but also some old favourites and surprises.


5359223 Allman Brothers Band: Five Classic Albums. New set including The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South, Brothers And Sisters, At Fillmore East andEat A Peach.

5359822 Bob Marley And The Wailers: Five Classic Albums. New set including Rastaman Vibrations, Exodus, Kaya, Survival andUprising.


4741391 Hollywood Vampires: Hollywood Vampires. An album of cover versions fronted by Alice Cooper of songs written by (or associated with) his one-time friends and drinking buddies, such as John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon, Jimi Hendrix, Ringo Starr and more. The band and contributors to this project include Johnny Depp, Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Joe Walsh, Paul McCartney, Robby Krieger (The Doors), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) & more


4743797 B.B. King: Live In Cook County Jail. Re-issue of acclaimed 1971 album recorded in Chicago’s notorious prison.

VIRGIN CD £12. 95

4739400 Keith Richard: Crosseyed Heart. First solo album in over twenty years from the beating heart of the Rolling Stones. 15 tracks taking in blues, reggae, rock, country & more

VIRGIN 2LP £24. 50

4739396 Keith Richard: Crosseyed Heart. High quality vinyl edition of new album.


CDVT8815 Mitch Woods: Jammin’ On The High C’s. New album from the long-term host of the after hours Piano Bar on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. With blues stars who have joined him on the high seas, such as Tommy Castro, Billy Branch, Coco Montoya, Lucky Peterson, Popa Chubby & more

VOX ROX 2CD £13. 45

RV2CD1024 Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble: Live - Texas ‘87. Recorded by a local FM radio station during the Live Alive tour on February 1st 1987 in San Antonio.

WARNERS CD £11. 45

0093624926375Gary Clark Jr: The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim. New self-produced album from one of the most prominent (and best-selling) of the new generation of blues singers and guitarists. This meshes up a range of influences, from the early folk blues of Leadbelly right up to retro-soul, rock and more. As well as writing much of the material, he also plays many of the other instruments on this album. A rare talent indeed and someone likely to be pre-eminent on the global blues scene for years to come

WARNERS LP £19. 95

0093624926382Gary Clark Jr: The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim. High quality vinyl edition of the new album.


0081227952433Billy Cobham: The Atlantic Years 1973-78. Definitive collection of early years as a bandleader on Atlantic. Each album presented in mini LP CD cardboard replica sleeve and is packaged in a nice box also featuring a 60 page bound hardback book of notes, photos, etc

WAXTIME LP £16. 25

Re-issues of iconic albums on high quality 180g vinyl, usually with a bonus track or two.

LP772035 John Lee Hooker: House Of The Blues.

LP772088 Stan Getz: Stan Getz ‘57.

LP772090 Junior Wells: Cut That Out 1953-1963.

LP772091 Hank Ballard: Hank Ballard & The Midnighters.


RGNET1343CD Various: The Rough Guide To The Blues Songsters. 24 sensational pre-blues classics from Frank Stokes, Papa Charlie Jackson, Lonnie Coleman, Henry Thomas, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, Frank Hutchison, Hambone Willie Newbern, Peg Leg Howell, Richard ‘Rabbit’ Brown and more.

RGNET1344CD Various: The Rough Guide To Unsung Heroes Of Country Blues Volume 2. Superb follow up to the first volume (RGNET1334CD), this includes 24 more little heard country blues classics - featuring Ed Bell, Kid Cole, Sylvester Weaver, Willie Baker, Mattie Delaney, Little Hat Jones, Pillie Bolling, Jim Jackson, Jelly Jaw Short and more.

YEP ROC CD £13. 15

CDYEP2447 Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin: Lost Time. New 12 track album from the brother who made up The Blasters but fell out until their superb 2014 Grammy-nominated re-unification album Common Ground (CDYEP2384), recorded in praise of Big Bill Broonzy. This rocking delight again pays tribute to their heroes (Big Joe Turner, Leadbelly, James Brown & more) and it is a hoot from start to finish.

YEP ROC LP £19. 95

LPYEP2447 Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin: Lost Time. Hi quality vinyl issue of the new album.


Some nice offers - at these prices for a limited period only!


CDP7912682 Bonnie Raitt: Nick Of Time


5312592 Allman Brothers Band: Beginnings

5312632 Allman Brothers Band:  Win, Lose Or Draw

CHESS 2CD £10. 45

CRCDE2014 Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey: Going Back Home.Deluxe edition of successful collaborative album, featuring a bonus disc of studio extras plus 2014 live sides.


3733098 Eric Clapton: Old Sock

VIRGIN 2CD £7. 45

CDVX2943 Gary Moore: The Best Of The Blues


5052498652822 Jools Holland: Finding The Keys - The Best Of Jools Holland

0075992684620 Z.Z. Top: Greatest Hits


Usually £12.15, these titles are reduced for a while...

REP5123 Alvin Lee: Ride On

REP5249 Robin Trower: Compendium  1987-2013

REP5254 Steamhammer: Ridin’ On The L&N - Anthology

REP5289 Robin Trower: Living Out Of Time

REPUK1152 The Blues Band: Live - Bye Bye Blues

REPUK1167 Mickey Jupp: Oxford

REPUK1168 Mickey Jupp: Long Distance Romancer. 1979 album from one of Southend’s finest songwriters.

REPUK1174 Jimmie Vaughan: Strange Pleasure. 1994 solo debut REPUK1175 Jimmie Vaughan: Out There. Solo album from 1998.

REPUK1176 Jimmie Vaughan: Do You Get The Blues? Excellent solo album from 2001, re-mastered and in digi-pack.

REPUK1194 Fabulous Thunderbirds: Girls Go Wild.1979 classic debut, plus 10 bonus tracks.

REPUK1195 Fabulous Thunderbirds: What’s The Word. Second album and another cracker. Three bonus tracks.

REPUK1196 Fabulous Thunderbirds: Butt Rockin’. With the Roomful Of Blues horn section. Five bonus tracks.

REPUK1197 Fabulous Thunderbirds: T-Bird Rhythm. Fourth album. Re-mastered & bonus tracks

REPUK1198 Fabulous Thunderbirds: The Bad & Best Of... 27-track collection from earliest sides 1979-82, plus mid-80s CBS material & tracks from Different Tacos &Tacos Deluxe.