Rhythm and Blues CDs and Vinyl-Records

Rhythm & Blues

Rhythm And Blues on CDs and on vinyl as LPs or singles plus R&B books

Rhythm And Blues on Bear Family Records

We issued albums by some of the best known Rhythm and Blues artists of all-time on CDs as well as on all vinyl formats. Included is the most famous CD series 'Blowin' The Fuse' containing all the hits and other most important recordings of its genre from the long period 1945 - 1960! This series is the ultimate MUST for every music fan, collector and historian!

With a great beautiful design this CD album series contains 1 CD per year with more than 30 tracks each. The real big hits and the originals of songs covered by an endless list of bands in music history! And each booklet tells the detailed story of the specific year in Rhythm & Blues with lots of background information, little side stories and anekdotes with tons of pictures, illustrations and of course rare and fantastic photos. If you're lucky to say that you already own the complete series at your home, then you own the most important collection in R&B music its history and its tradition!

The Blues had a baby and they named it Rock'n'Roll - Rhythm 'n' Blues and black Rock'n'Roll

Besides this wonderful CD album series Bear Family offers a tremendous and huge mailorder catalogue of Rhythm And Blues artists and groups, even Orchestras. From downhome Blues type of things, Elmore James, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson to those acts that were on the edge to Rock'n'Roll music. We can name Bo Diddley and Screamin' Jay Hawkins, the early years of Little Richard or saxophone honker Big Jay McNeely. We serve them all on CDs and vinyl records

The jazzy side of Rhythm & Blues 

R&B evolved originally from Jazz and Country Blues between World War I and the 1920s. Many R&B acts kept on using Jazz elements in their music throughout the decades. Great examples are Julia Lee, Louis Jordan and Lionel Hampton, and the Creole R&B and Swamp Blues out of Louisiana by Fats Domino and Smiley Lewis via Bobby Mitchell and Professor Longhair up to Katie Webster and Slim Harpo. We have the great Dames, the Queens of Rhythm & Blues, Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker, Etta James, Faye Adams, the list is again endless... Bear Family luckily got them all in every format on your wish list which hopefully is as endless! You want vinyl LPs, Singles with 45rpm speed or you like CDs? No worries, take your time and check this category for your pleasure or better go get yourself the hottest platters we offer and dance, listen and dream along!

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Rhythm and Blues CDs and Vinyl-Records

Rhythm & Blues

Rhythm And Blues on CDs and on vinyl as LPs or singles plus R&B books

Rhythm And Blues on Bear Family Records

We issued albums by some of the best known Rhythm and Blues artists of all-time on CDs as well as on all vinyl formats. Included is the most famous CD series 'Blowin' The Fuse' containing all the hits and other most important recordings of its genre from the long period 1945 - 1960! This series is the ultimate MUST for every music fan, collector and historian!

With a great beautiful design this CD album series contains 1 CD per year with more than 30 tracks each. The real big hits and the originals of songs covered by an endless list of bands in music history! And each booklet tells the detailed story of the specific year in Rhythm & Blues with lots of background information, little side stories and anekdotes with tons of pictures, illustrations and of course rare and fantastic photos. If you're lucky to say that you already own the complete series at your home, then you own the most important collection in R&B music its history and its tradition!

The Blues had a baby and they named it Rock'n'Roll - Rhythm 'n' Blues and black Rock'n'Roll

Besides this wonderful CD album series Bear Family offers a tremendous and huge mailorder catalogue of Rhythm And Blues artists and groups, even Orchestras. From downhome Blues type of things, Elmore James, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson to those acts that were on the edge to Rock'n'Roll music. We can name Bo Diddley and Screamin' Jay Hawkins, the early years of Little Richard or saxophone honker Big Jay McNeely. We serve them all on CDs and vinyl records

The jazzy side of Rhythm & Blues 

R&B evolved originally from Jazz and Country Blues between World War I and the 1920s. Many R&B acts kept on using Jazz elements in their music throughout the decades. Great examples are Julia Lee, Louis Jordan and Lionel Hampton, and the Creole R&B and Swamp Blues out of Louisiana by Fats Domino and Smiley Lewis via Bobby Mitchell and Professor Longhair up to Katie Webster and Slim Harpo. We have the great Dames, the Queens of Rhythm & Blues, Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker, Etta James, Faye Adams, the list is again endless... Bear Family luckily got them all in every format on your wish list which hopefully is as endless! You want vinyl LPs, Singles with 45rpm speed or you like CDs? No worries, take your time and check this category for your pleasure or better go get yourself the hottest platters we offer and dance, listen and dream along!

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Fire It Up (LP 180g Vinyl)
Steve Cropper: Fire It Up (LP 180g Vinyl) Art-Nr.: LPPRD76431

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(Provogue) 13 tracks Nothing comes as a surprise to an artist who has been making a career in soul, blues and rock'n'roll for seven decades. But Steve Cropper gives the following to consider: In some ways, Fire It Up is the first album...
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I Ain't Got You - Singles Collection (LP, 180g Vinyl)
Billy Boy Arnold: I Ain't Got You - Singles Collection (LP, 180g... Art-Nr.: LPCAT187

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(Not Now Music/No Frills) 12 tracks A singer, songwriter and harmonica player in his own right, Billy Boy Arnold also played for numerous blues legends over the course of six decades, including Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, Earl Hooker, Howlin'...
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Thirteen Roses Singing In A Male World Vol.1 (LP, 180g Colored Vinyl)
Various: Thirteen Roses Singing In A Male World Vol.1... Art-Nr.: LPMR801

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(8M Records) 13 tracks Purple Vinyl releases a magnificent collection of jazz, soul and blues hits from bygone eras, recorded by leading female artists such as Dinah Washington, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and...
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Keep Movin' On (2-LP, 180g Vinyl)
Sam Cooke: Keep Movin' On (2-LP, 180g Vinyl) Art-Nr.: LP86271

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(Universal) 23 tracks, original artwork & essay
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The "5" Royales - Rock (CD)
The 5 Royales: The "5" Royales - Rock (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17522

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1-CD (Digipak) with 36-page booklet, 31 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 min. With the fantastic Five Royales, we introduce another significant element in the transformation of African-American music from gospel to R&B to soul in...
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Go Mod! The Anthology (2-LP, 180g Vinyl)
Various: Go Mod! The Anthology (2-LP, 180g Vinyl) Art-Nr.: LPCL325

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(Charly Records) 32 Tracks - Gatefold Cover A Decade Of Mod-Ska -Soul 1957-1967
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Best Of Johnny Adams - New Orleans Tan Canary (2-LP)
Johnny Adams: Best Of Johnny Adams - New Orleans Tan Canary... Art-Nr.: LPMG2003

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(Mardi Gras) 19 tracks, gatefold cover. This is the ultimate 2-LP record set of Johnny Adams' hits, originally released as individual 45 RPM records by WATCH and HEP ME Records.
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Killer B's - U.S. R&B Hits (CD)
Various: Killer B's - U.S. R&B Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CDJAS1101

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(Jasmine) 32 tracks Es gibt nur wenige Erfahrungen beim Plattensammeln, die mehr Spaß machen als die Entdeckung eines großartigen, lange verlorenen und vergessenen Juwels auf der B-Seite eines klassischen, vielgeliebten Hits. Diese...
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La Noire Vol.9 - Greyhound (LP)
Various: La Noire Vol.9 - Greyhound (LP) Art-Nr.: LPDGR011

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(Doghouse & Bone) 14 tracks, gatefold cover. Number nine in the LANOIRE series launched in 2014, "Greyhound" is a step back into the Rhythm N Blues of the 50s, with some obscure sides and never re-pressed singles or 78s. The gatefold...
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La Noire Vol.10 - Groove City (LP)
Various: La Noire Vol.10 - Groove City (LP) Art-Nr.: LPDGR012

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(Doghouse & Bone) 14 tracks, gatefold cover. This is the last installment of this very successful series, ten issues were pressed from 2014, 17,000 copies of LANOIRE around the world to spread the good words of Rhythm'N Blues, Gospel &...
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If I Could Forget - Josephine  (7inch, 45rpm)
The Gales: If I Could Forget - Josephine (7inch, 45rpm) Art-Nr.: 45REPM113

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(Reproduction) 2 tracks 1958 Mel-o Records 113/114
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Human Angel - Tiny Cloud (7inch, 45rpm)
The Elegants: Human Angel - Tiny Cloud (7inch, 45rpm) Art-Nr.: 45PLA2727

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(Planet Records) 2 tracks - red vinyl
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A Sweet Dream - My Sweet Love (7inch, 45rpm, Colored Vinyl)
Frank Harris: A Sweet Dream - My Sweet Love (7inch, 45rpm,... Art-Nr.: 45XINS1002

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(CP) 2 tracks - red vinyl reissue of this rare 1962 gem on Mab-Jab Records
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Bloodstains On The Wall - My Time Ain't Long (7inch, 45rpm)
Honeyboy: Bloodstains On The Wall - My Time Ain't Long... Art-Nr.: 45XSP476

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(Specialty) 2 tracks 1953 - hard to find 1970s reissue of this all time classic
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Down At The Ugly Men's Lounge, Vol.5 (LP, 10inch+CD)
Various: Down At The Ugly Men's Lounge, Vol.5 (LP,... Art-Nr.: LPRR22133857

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(Roof Record) 15 tracks
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Rich Woman - Hopeless Love  (7inch, 45rpm)
Li'l Millet: Rich Woman - Hopeless Love (7inch, 45rpm) Art-Nr.: 45XSP565

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(Specialty Re-Issue) 2 tracks 1955 - heard in the movie 'Green Book'!
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The Ballads Of Clyde McPhatter (CD)
Clyde McPhatter: The Ballads Of Clyde McPhatter (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17615

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1-CD (4-plated Digipak) with 32-page booklet, 29 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 min. We can't rewrite music history, but we would like to shine a light on a great, influential and underrated artist: Clyde McPhatter. Whoever is...
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Rocks (CD)
Clyde McPhatter: Rocks (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17614

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1-CD (6-plated Digipak) with 32-page booklet, 33 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 minutes. Long overdue two-part documentary on Bear Family dedicated to one of the greatest Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Soul and Rock & Roll singers: Clyde...
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A Biographical Essay by Colin Escott
Clyde Mcphatter: A Biographical Essay by Colin Escott Art-Nr.: BFB10011

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(Bear Family Records) English, 112 pages/Seiten; 22/15cm; rare pictures/seltene Bilder; Paperback. Superb biography with discography (chronological/numerical/alphabetical) Who was the greatest vocalist in the pre-soul black music? Was it...
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Our New Orleans 2005 (2-LP)
Various: Our New Orleans 2005 (2-LP) Art-Nr.: LPNONE8458

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(Nonesuch Records) 21 tracks, gatefold cover Nonesuch releases a remastered special edition of the 2005 album Our New Orleans for the first time on vinyl. The two-LP set features five previously unreleased tracks: "Do You Know What It...
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Spoonful - Howlin' For My Darling (7inch, 45rpm)
Howlin' Wolf: Spoonful - Howlin' For My Darling (7inch, 45rpm) Art-Nr.: 45REPC1762

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1960 Storming classic backed with one his biggest ‘hits’
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I Didn't Know - Moanin' For My Baby (7inch, 45rpm)
Howlin' Wolf: I Didn't Know - Moanin' For My Baby (7inch, 45rpm) Art-Nr.: 45REPC1695

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Brutal, chaotic banging and thrashing 1958 action from The Wolf and co.
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T-Bird Party - Greasy R&B 1957-1961 (CD)
Various: T-Bird Party - Greasy R&B 1957-1961 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRB5362

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​(Lido Records) 17 tracks 
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Whip! Wobble! And Grind! (CD)
Various: Whip! Wobble! And Grind! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDWWG6164

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(Club Harlem Recordings) 27 tracks 1962-1964
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The Get It! (CD)
Various: The Get It! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDS4003

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(Get-S Records) 22 tracks - Raw Funk 1967-1969
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