Retro Rhythm And Blues (R&B) - Jump Blues - Blues Bopper

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Long Lost Tapes (CD) Ray Collins' Hot-Club: Long Lost Tapes (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBRISK06

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High Life - Stories Connected To Ray Collins' Hot Club (PB) Ray Collins' Hot-Club: High Life - Stories Connected To Ray Collins'... Art-Nr.: BOOKRC001

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Born To Live The Blues (2014) RHYTHM WHEEL COMBO: Born To Live The Blues (2014) Art-Nr.: CDRR717

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Goes Intercontinental (CD) Ray Collins' Hot-Club: Goes Intercontinental (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBRISK01

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High Life Ray Collins' Hot-Club: High Life Art-Nr.: CDBRISK02

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So Many Routes - feat. Albert Lee (2014) Mike Sanchez & Albert Lee: So Many Routes - feat. Albert Lee (2014) Art-Nr.: CDDOOPIN05

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Rhythm Revue CC Jerome's Jetsetters: Rhythm Revue Art-Nr.: CDTOMB3003

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1 To 5 Jive (CD) Ray Collins' Hot-Club: 1 To 5 Jive (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBRISK05

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The High Cost Of Low Living (CD) The Nick Moss Band: The High Cost Of Low Living (CD) Art-Nr.: CDAL4981

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Deluxe Lo-Fi (CD) Little Victor: Deluxe Lo-Fi (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5886

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Herding Cats (CD) Haney's Big House: Herding Cats (CD) Art-Nr.: CDWSRC141

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(Western Star Records) 13 Tracks - Rhythm & Blues Showband, which comes across like a family clan! Las Vegas meets the Mississippi Delta, beautiful and authentic! MM/Bear Family Records
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Texas Queens 5 (CD) Bloodest Saxophone: Texas Queens 5 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDVTDT0030

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(VizzTone) 12 Tracks - Featuring Diunna Greenleaf, Crystal Thomas, Jai Malano, Lauren Cervantes, Angela Miller!
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De Hits van Jaap Dekker - Boogie Set (CD) Jaap Dekker: De Hits van Jaap Dekker - Boogie Set (CD) Art-Nr.: CDPS49

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(EMI-NL) 12 Tracks - 1971-1975 - Dutch boogie piano of the master class with tendency to rock'n'roll! Reminiscent of the great Freddie 'Fingers' Lee and Chas & Dave!
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Carl Sonny Leyland's House Party (CD) Carl Sonny Leyland: Carl Sonny Leyland's House Party (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCSL001

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(CSL Records) 14 Tracks - Gatefold Digisleeve - 2018 finally brings us another album by Carl Sonny Leyland, who shows the whole range of his skills here! Of course lots of Blues and Boogie, real gone Rhythm'n'Blues, jazzy Swing - in any...
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Won't Be Long (CD) Miss Annie & The Midnight Shift: Won't Be Long (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFT185

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(Foot Tapping Records) 11 Tracks - Hot R'n'B and Jumpin' Jive brand new on Darrel Higham's label Foot Tapping: Miss Annie & The Midnight Shift!
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High Life - Stories Connected To Ray Collins' Hot Club (PB) Ray Collins' Hot-Club: High Life - Stories Connected To Ray Collins'... Art-Nr.: BOOKRC001

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(Brisk Books) English, Paperback, 12.5x19cm, 218 pages, many color and b&w illustrations, discography; "One day we should write a book about all that". That is something we saind many times in the past years. Now I finally wrote down at...
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Long Lost Tapes (CD) Ray Collins' Hot-Club: Long Lost Tapes (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBRISK06

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(Brisk) 17 Tracks - This compilation is about recordings that have been made over many years. Mainly recorded with session bands, among them many friends, these songs were not planned for a release, but rather made just for fun. The...
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The Heist (CD) Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue Big Band: The Heist (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5895

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(Rhythm Bomb Records) 10 Tracks - Digisleeve -
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Uptown Cool (CD) Big Harp George: Uptown Cool (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBMR03

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(Blues Mountain Records, CD Baby) 12 tracks
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Tough As Love (CD) Lindsay Beaver: Tough As Love (CD) Art-Nr.: CDALCO4986

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(Alligator Records) 12 Tracks - Alligator Records is proud to introduce Lindsay Beaver, a blues-rocking, soul-singing drummer, songwriter and bandleader. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia and front woman for Toronto's celebrated...
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Poor Until Payday (CD) Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band: Poor Until Payday (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFOR54507

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(Family Owned Records) 10 tracks - digisleeve Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band has built it's reputation the long, slow, hard way. After 12 years of playing as many as 300 shows each year, Rev. Peyton, the world's foremost country blues...
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Dexin' (CD) Dexter Shaw & The Wolftones: Dexin' (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5852

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(Rhythm Bomb Records) 14 Tracks - Digisleeve - Dexter Shaw was born in London in 1954 and developed a passion for rhythm'n'blues very early on. He got his first guitar when he was 11, and it wasn't long before he played in the streets...
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Beyond The Blue Horizon (CD) Mike Vernon & The Mighty Combo: Beyond The Blue Horizon (CD) Art-Nr.: CDHATMAN2050

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(Manhaton Records) 12 Tracks - Ecopack - New album 2018 by blues legend Mike Vernon and his band The Mighty Combo with the matching title Beyond The Blue Horizon, with 9 original songs and 3 cover versions from the repertoire of Brook...
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Harpbreaker (CD) Mark Hummel: Harpbreaker (CD) Art-Nr.: CD3456

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(Electro-Fi) 13 Tracks - 2004-2018 - Digisleeve - "Mark Hummel is a Harmonica God" - Blues Revue Grammy nominated Blues Harp Legend Mark Hummel unleashes an all instrumental Harmonica album, and it redefines the scope and beauty of what...
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1, 2, 3, 4 ! (CD) The Twangy & Tom Trio: 1, 2, 3, 4 ! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDTWANG002

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(Self produced) 12 Tracks - Digipack - Harmonica-heavy Rockabilly from Orange, France!
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Coming Home (CD) The Rob Ryan Roadshow: Coming Home (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5891

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(Rhythm Bomb Records) 14 Tracks - Ecopack - Rough tough country rock'n'roll with a downhome blues! Deep into roots music with feeling and groove! Hot!!! MM/Bear Family Records
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Live At Rockpalast (2-CD & 2-DVD) Joe Jackson: Live At Rockpalast (2-CD & 2-DVD) Art-Nr.: CDMIG90440

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(MIG-Music) 50 tracks, DVD regional code: 0 Live At Rockpalast Contains 3 complete Rockpalast-Shows on two DVDs and two CDs! This Boxset presents Joe Jackson in three complete Rockpalast-Shows. 1980 at the beginning of his career at WDR...
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Radio Internationale (CD) Jackson Sloan & Friends: Radio Internationale (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSHELL003

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(Shellac Records) 12 tracks - The newest album, recorded together with musicians of the Rock 'n' Roll scene of Italy, Spain and England
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His Instrumentals (2-CD) Rod Piazza: His Instrumentals (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDRIC1804

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(Rip Cat Records) 24 Tracks - Ecopack - Fantastic July 2018 release! Jump Rhythm And Blues Instrumentals 1986-2014 with some Rock'n'Roll and Piazza's great West Coast Blues Harp! You should have it! MM/Bear Family Records
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Pills (CD) Big Boy Bloater & The Limits: Pills (CD) Art-Nr.: CDPRD75552

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(Provogue Records) 12 Tracks - Whoever experiences Big Boy Bloater may involuntarily feel reminded of actor John Belushi in his parade role as Jake Blues in the classic film comedy Blues Brothers. When the weighty guitarist and singer...
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Rhymes For Mellow Minds (CD) Steven Torch Band: Rhymes For Mellow Minds (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSMT009

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(Sing My Title) 13 Tracks - Digipack - Belgian harmonica blues and R&B groove, wonderfully traditional!
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Nice'N'Greasy (CD) Steven Torch: Nice'N'Greasy (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSMT004

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(Sing My Title) 12 Tracks - Digipack - Belgian blues and R&B groove, his 2016 album!
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Don't Let The Devil Ride! (CD) Bob Corritore & Friends: Don't Let The Devil Ride! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSWMAF12

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(Southwest Musical Arts Foundation) 12 Tracks - Digipack - Harmonica ace Bob Corritore gathered an all-star lineup of special guests to put together a career high-record. This album features highlights of 9 different recording sessions...
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Wine Is Fine (CD) Lily Moe: Wine Is Fine (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5888

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(Rhythm Bomb) 12 Tracks - Ecopack - With her first album release in 2013, Lily emerged not only as a singer of extraordinary talent, but also as a singer who hinted of volumes yet to be published. Lily reveals a different personality in...
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Deluxe Lo-Fi (CD) Little Victor: Deluxe Lo-Fi (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5886

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(Rhythm Bomb) 16 Tracks - Ecopack - Multiple award-winner guitarists, harp player, songwriter, singer and producer Little Victor Mac -a.k.a. The Beale Street Blues Bopper- is back after eight years with his ground-breaking new album...
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Soulful Woman (CD) Billie & The Kids: Soulful Woman (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5889

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(Rhythm Bomb) 13 Tracks - Ecopack - Billie, oh, my God, what a voice! Rhythm Bomb writes inside the Ecopack that she brings back quality to the music that was long missed. I go much further, because this woman doesn't just have a...
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Cock Tales (CD) Cat Lee King & His Cocks: Cock Tales (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5887

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(Rhythm Bomb) 14 Tracks - Ecopack - Here comes the long awaited first album by Cat Lee King and His Cocks, the sensational Jump Blues youngsters from Bonn, Germany! Under the fitting title “Cock Tales” the Quintet has put down fourteen...
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Something's Gotta Shake (CD) The Hi-Jivers: Something's Gotta Shake (CD) Art-Nr.: CDWILD1886

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(Wild Records) 13 Tracks - Digisleeve - The debut album of these jumpin blues guys from Nashville on Hollywood's renowned Wild Records label!
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Poundin' My Head (CD) The Ragtones: Poundin' My Head (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSR3852

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(Sleazy Records) 11 Tracks - Here is the brand new CD release of the Rockabilly-Combo from southern Spain and the Canary Islands with 11 rocking songs, 6 of them self-written! Boppin' Blues-Belter at its best!
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Shakedown’s Th’owdown (CD) Shakedown Tim & The Rhythm Revue: Shakedown’s Th’owdown (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR18702

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(Rhythm Bomb Records) 12 tracks Rhythm Bomb Records (London) presents: ‘Shakedown’s Th’owdown’ the new album by Shakedown Tim & The Rhythm Revue. It’s a swell and varied collection of blues, swing, jump, R&B, rock ’n roll… played with...
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Caught In The Groove (CD) Sam Rocket & His Blues Prisoners: Caught In The Groove (CD) Art-Nr.: CDMAGIC0008

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(Magic) 13 Tracks - Digipack - Swinging R&B classics covered by this Swedish band!
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Dig Everything! The Early Rounder Albums (CD) Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Dig Everything! The Early Rounder Albums (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCHD1515

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(ACE Records) 17 Tracks - The Wild Man Of Boston’s second and third albums on CD for the first time. When Barrence Whitfield and the Savages came blasting out of Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1980s they brought the world exactly the...
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The High Cost Of Low Living (CD) The Nick Moss Band: The High Cost Of Low Living (CD) Art-Nr.: CDAL4981

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(Alligator) 13 Tracks - Chicago's legendary Blues label Alligator is back again with Nick Moss featuring Dennis Gruenling! Nick Moss‘ muscle guitar sound and his electric energy combined gives us breathtaking guitars, tough and emotional...
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Love Is An Army (CD) Janiva Magness: Love Is An Army (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBER1072

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12 tracks 2018 Janiva Magness I am reluctant to write these liner notes. I don't want to give too much away. I want you to have the chance to listen. Especially to hear. After all, songs are stories and stories put to music can speak to...
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Live On Stage At Metropol (DVD) Mojo Blues Band: Live On Stage At Metropol (DVD) Art-Nr.: DVDSTYX1086

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(Styx Records) 20 Tracks - 94 Mins. - PAL, Region Code 2 - Recorded and filmed live at the Metropol 2013-2016. Twenty Blues and Rhythm and Blues classics in brilliant live atmosphere!
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Love Whip Blues (CD) Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers: Love Whip Blues (CD) Art-Nr.: CDVTJJ001

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(VizzTone-Juicy Juju Records) 10 Tracks - Beautiful Digipack - Erin's fantastic past musical endeavors definitely shine through in this delta blues album. The band keeps a traditional style while integrating a new twist and feel! Makes...
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Boogie In The Shack (CD) The Nut Jumpers: Boogie In The Shack (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5879

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(Rhythm Bomb) 13 Tracks - Ecopack - Fantastic collaboration of Ricky Lee Brawn, Jake Calypso and the lovely Lady Helen Shadow - they know their business! A great mix of bluesy sounds with a garage feel. One can hear downhome blues, Link...
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Jumpin' And Bluesin'  (CD) The Juke Joint Royals: Jumpin' And Bluesin' (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBCB001

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(Boom Chica Boom) 11 tracks - Jump Rhythm 'n' Blues from Vienna, Austria - Recorded at Lightning Recorders in Berlin - Solid stuff incl. four songs written by members of the band - Recommended
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Gimme! (CD) Gone Hepsville: Gimme! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5874

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(Rhythm Bomb) 13 Tracks - Ecopack - They make the news again and they're the talk of the town - not because of another succesful wild show, but because of the long awaited brand new album! Finally! Here they present 13 brand new songs...
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Whatever It Takes (CD) James Hunter: Whatever It Takes (CD) Art-Nr.: CDDAP051

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(Daptone) 10 tracks - A permanent fixture in the world of Rhythm and Soul, James Hunter follows up five critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Whatever It Takes, for New York City’s renowned label, Daptone Records. At the...
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Heart Of Stone (CD) Sara Lee: Heart Of Stone (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRBR5877

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(Rhythm Bomb) 12 Tracks - Ecopack - Sara Lee And Her Band's Music Is An Explosive Mix Of Rhythm 'n' Blues, Mesmerising Vocals, Roaring Saxophone And That Swing! Tattooed Finnish Chanteuse Saralee Has A Unique Ability To Transform From A...
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Steady Roll (CD) Lula & The Bebops: Steady Roll (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBCC01

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(Blind Chicken) 13 tracks - Rock 'n' Roll at its best is the spirit and rebel yell of working people. It’s no coincidence that Elvis drove a truck and didn't go to Yale. Lula & the BeBops play jumping, jiving, rocking rhythm and blues...
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Live At Haus 13 (CD) Farmers Road Blues Band & Friends: Live At Haus 13 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFARM002

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(2015/Self produced) 14 Tracks -35th anniversary live show by this fantastic German Blues band with Friends!
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Strange Angels - In Flight With Elmore James (CD) Various: Strange Angels - In Flight With Elmore James (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSYS002

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(2018/Sylvan Songs) 13 Tracks - Digipack - Wow, what an album! Tribute to Elmore James and his Broom Dusters band by some of the finest artists! You're definetly not standing at the crossroads with this album! MM/Bear Family Records
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Aishaddiction (CD) Aisha Khan: Aishaddiction (CD) Art-Nr.: CDET6089

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(2017/El Toro) 13 Tracks - Aisha’s earliest influences incorporated everything from Elvis and Sarah Vaughan to Billy Bragg and Northern Soul and once drawn into London’s incendiary rockabilly club scene, she felt the irresistible pull of...
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Move On (CD) Farmers Road Blues Band & Janice Harrington: Move On (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFARM001

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(2017/Self produced) 14 Tracks - Fantastic German Blues band with the great vocals by Janice Harrington, featuring Jessy Martens!
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Burnt Toast & Black Coffee (CD) Bun-Jon & The Big Jive: Burnt Toast & Black Coffee (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFLIEG02

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(2017/Flieger Records) 15 Tracks - Ecopack - This is the newest wave out of the rockin' rollin' harbor city of Hamburg, Germany! Always 'In The Mood' for Swing, Lindy Hop and of course Jive! This little 7-piece orchestra, incl. its...
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Live Featuring Laura Chavez (CD) Casey Hensley: Live Featuring Laura Chavez (CD) Art-Nr.: CDVTCH01

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(2017/VizzTone) 11 Tracks - Digipack - She's a grenade! All over California people have been talking about young 25 year old powerhouse vocalist Casey Hensley. Her talent and power are taking the Blues world by storm. Surrounding herself...
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Johnny Goldtooth And The Chevy Casanovas (CD) Kevin Breit: Johnny Goldtooth And The Chevy Casanovas (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSP1397

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(2017/Stony Plain) 11 Tracks - Kevin Breit is a master guitarist who has recorded with the likes of Norah Jones, Taj Mahal, Rosanne Cash, k.d. lang, Cassandra Wilson and Hugh Laurie. With unmatched artistic vision, Kevin has created the...
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Wow! Wow! (CD) Dee's Honeytones: Wow! Wow! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDHTR4712

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(2017/HTones) 12 tracks - The second album from Dee's Honeytones - Again great R 'n' B stuff - Eight own compositions - Definitely recommended!
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Retro Rhythm And Blues (R&B) - Jump Blues - Blues Bopper

The Category

The category presents Retro Rhythm 'n' Blues, Jump Blues and Blues Boppers on CDs as albums and vinyl records as LPs or 45rpm singles. This ain't just revival, it's retro R&B - There's barely a category existing that comes close to the versatility of this present one. The bands of these genres proof it! Retro Rhythm & Blues has almost nothing to do with what's called R&B nowadays as it describes only today's music made by Afro-American people.

Roots

Afro-American music used to be called 'Race Music' since the times of pre-World War II up to the 1960s when segregation slowly dismantled. The original Rhythm & Blues music took of course the biggest part in 'Race Music' of the mid-1940s to mid-1960s followed by Soul music. The original R&B is another timeless music stream to be found on CD albums and vinyl records such as LPs in Bear Family's catalogue. When we speak of retro Rhythm & Blues, also Blues Bopper and Jump Blues revived, one could mention original stars from the old times that still rock the stages like André Williams and Big Jay McNeely. But this category concentrates upon CDs and vinyl LPs by real retro bands and artists. On the other hand it's interesting that most of the bands within these retro genres are more crossover than in other genres. Based on traditional American roots there are plenty of bands from around the globe with many different influences that explain the variety crossover styles within retro Rhythm & Blues. You can find them all in the Bear Family catalogue.  

Retro Rhythm And Blues

This huge retro category of CDs and vinyl records makes one think of Chicago and Alligator Records. Bands like Little Charlie & The Night Cats and Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, who rather play a more rockin' Rhythm & Blues style with parts of earthy Downhome Blues. Then we have our cuties Gizzelle and Candye Kane, both from the Los Angeles area, with their powerful voices! Powerful even on LP and CD! Or think of Texas: Nick Curran, originally from Maine who used to live in Austin. Nick was a tremendous guitarist with a real authentic sound and the so-called 'black' feeling playing and rockin' Jump R&B and Rock'n'Roll in its entire 'black' style. He's unforgettable as well as Candye Kane - both died way too early! The Fabulous Thunderbirds are also from Austin, Texas and there is George Thorogood & The Destroyers! Both bands act not far from Blues Rock but can still be filed under Retro R&B.

Retro Rhythm And Blues in Europe

Interesting bands and artists hail from various corners out of Europe's countries. In the veigns of authentic 40s and 50s R&B, Swing-Jive and Jump Blues act for example Big Boy Bloater from England or old Rolling Stone Bill Wyman with His Rhythm Kings and of course TV master Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. There's The Royal Rhythmaires and Ray Gelato from Italy, Ray Collins' Hot-Club und Hot Boogie Chillen from Germany, and of course The Big Town Playboys feat. Mike Sanchez from England. Crossing over into Swing, Soul and Rock'n'Roll is very much in common, just like Sugar Ray Ford, The Big 6 and the great Stargazers who perform jivin' Rhythm & Blues within their Rock'n'Roll repertoire!

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Retro Rhythm And Blues (R&B) - Jump Blues - Blues Bopper

The Category

The category presents Retro Rhythm 'n' Blues, Jump Blues and Blues Boppers on CDs as albums and vinyl records as LPs or 45rpm singles. This ain't just revival, it's retro R&B - There's barely a category existing that comes close to the versatility of this present one. The bands of these genres proof it! Retro Rhythm & Blues has almost nothing to do with what's called R&B nowadays as it describes only today's music made by Afro-American people.

Roots

Afro-American music used to be called 'Race Music' since the times of pre-World War II up to the 1960s when segregation slowly dismantled. The original Rhythm & Blues music took of course the biggest part in 'Race Music' of the mid-1940s to mid-1960s followed by Soul music. The original R&B is another timeless music stream to be found on CD albums and vinyl records such as LPs in Bear Family's catalogue. When we speak of retro Rhythm & Blues, also Blues Bopper and Jump Blues revived, one could mention original stars from the old times that still rock the stages like André Williams and Big Jay McNeely. But this category concentrates upon CDs and vinyl LPs by real retro bands and artists. On the other hand it's interesting that most of the bands within these retro genres are more crossover than in other genres. Based on traditional American roots there are plenty of bands from around the globe with many different influences that explain the variety crossover styles within retro Rhythm & Blues. You can find them all in the Bear Family catalogue.  

Retro Rhythm And Blues

This huge retro category of CDs and vinyl records makes one think of Chicago and Alligator Records. Bands like Little Charlie & The Night Cats and Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, who rather play a more rockin' Rhythm & Blues style with parts of earthy Downhome Blues. Then we have our cuties Gizzelle and Candye Kane, both from the Los Angeles area, with their powerful voices! Powerful even on LP and CD! Or think of Texas: Nick Curran, originally from Maine who used to live in Austin. Nick was a tremendous guitarist with a real authentic sound and the so-called 'black' feeling playing and rockin' Jump R&B and Rock'n'Roll in its entire 'black' style. He's unforgettable as well as Candye Kane - both died way too early! The Fabulous Thunderbirds are also from Austin, Texas and there is George Thorogood & The Destroyers! Both bands act not far from Blues Rock but can still be filed under Retro R&B.

Retro Rhythm And Blues in Europe

Interesting bands and artists hail from various corners out of Europe's countries. In the veigns of authentic 40s and 50s R&B, Swing-Jive and Jump Blues act for example Big Boy Bloater from England or old Rolling Stone Bill Wyman with His Rhythm Kings and of course TV master Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. There's The Royal Rhythmaires and Ray Gelato from Italy, Ray Collins' Hot-Club und Hot Boogie Chillen from Germany, and of course The Big Town Playboys feat. Mike Sanchez from England. Crossing over into Swing, Soul and Rock'n'Roll is very much in common, just like Sugar Ray Ford, The Big 6 and the great Stargazers who perform jivin' Rhythm & Blues within their Rock'n'Roll repertoire!

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