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  • Good acoustic Blues from Pure Pleasure

    Buying used Blues records is costly and as far as condition goes, iffy at best.
    These are some really nice traditional Delta/acoustic blues. I've picked them all up through the pure pleasure catalog at musicdirect.com, price was around $35 each. First off, they are all quiet. Production is in the 3.5 star to 5 star range. Content is great on all of them. I have several others, but here's a good start. I really like the Fred McDowell and Guy and Wells records
    The legendary Son House...Father of the Delta Blues, The complete 1965 sessions
    Leadbelly..Huddie Leadbetter's best..His guitar-his voice-his piano
    Mississippi Fred McDowell.."I do not play no rock and roll"
    Buddy Guy & Junior Wells "Going Back to Acoustic"
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    Are these new compilations, or reissues of original Lps?
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    • tom_hankins
      tom_hankins commented
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      Reissues

  • #3
    The Lonnie Johnson and Otis Spann on PP are worth picking up too. Haven't heard the Candid/PP Spann release but Candid recordings are in general very good. Have the 15 ips tape of Lightnin' Hopkins and Memphis Slim also and they are great.
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    • tom_hankins
      tom_hankins commented
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      Those are good choices too, for sure. I haven't listened to the Lonnie Johnson, really can't even remember everything I have from PP. I need to start pulling out all the PP blues I have and start listening to them. I went nuts on two separate orders of around 25 LPs each, cleaned them all and put them on the shelf. Been really enjoying the ones I have heard so far. My Spann is the Candid/PP. Its good but not great.

    • MylesBAstor
      MylesBAstor commented
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      Chad also reissued Otis Spann too. Long OOP though.
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