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The Rough Guide To Chicago Blues

    With its roots in the Mississippi Delta, the Chicago blues exploded onto the scene in the late 1940s as an electrified and souped-up brand of blues.

    This Rough Guide features many pioneering artists including Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and Little Walter, whose influence helped shape the future of rock music.

    An album which traces the development of the Chicago blues scene during its late 1940s/1950s heyday and presents some of the finest blues guitar tracks you will ever hear from the likes of Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and Earl Hooker. Also Includes tracks by Harmonica pioneers Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson II.

    Lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques.

    TRACK LISTING

    Muddy Waters - I Can’t Be Satisfied
    Otis Rush - All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
    Billy Boy Arnold - I Wish You Would
    Howlin’ Wolf - Back Door Man
    Junior Wells - Messin’ With The Kid
    Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues
    Sonny Boy Williamson II - Do It If You Wanta
    Earl Hooker - Blues In D Natural
    Little Walter - My Babe
    Jimmy Rogers - Chicago Bound
    Otis Spann With Robert Lockwood Junior - Take A Little Walk With Me
    Baby Face Leroy - Rollin’ And Tumblin’ (Part 1)
    Jimmy Reed - Big Boss Man
    Elmore James - The Sky Is Crying
    Bo Diddley - I’m A Man

    Various Artists

    The Roots Of Jazz

      From humble origins in New Orleans to its journey upriver to Chicago, this Rough Guide charts the 1920s “golden age” of jazz with classic tracks by legends such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington & Jelly Roll Morton as well as many other pioneering artists.

      Seminal recordings by trailblazing jazz artists who paved the way for what has become a global phenomenon. Includes the instrumental brilliance of soloists including Eddie Lang, Bix Beiderbecke and Earl Hines. Following on from the success of other American roots titles in the Rough Guide range, ‘The Rough Guide to the Roots of Jazz’ is the perfect overview of the emerging styles and key performers of early jazz on one album.

      Lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques.

      TRACK LISTING

      King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band - Dippermouth Blues
      Eddie Lang - Eddie’s Twister
      Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers - Doctor Jazz
      Earl Hines - I Ain’t Got Nobody And Nobody Cares For Me
      Freddie Keppard’s Jazz Cardinals - Salty Dog
      Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra - Way Down Yonder In New Orleans  Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Black And Tan Fantasy 
      Louis Armstrong Orchestra - Muggles
      Original Dixieland Jazz Band - Tiger Rag
      James P. Johnson - Carolina Shout
      Bix Beiderbecke And His Gang - Ol’ Man River
      New Orleans Rhythm Kings - Bugle Call Blues
      Fats Waller - Muscle Shoals Blues
      Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - The Stampede

      Various Artists

      The Rough Guide To Avant-Garde Japan

        This Rough Guide highlights some of today’s key innovators whose individualism challenges the conformist perception of Japan. A unique insight into the richness and diversity of the vibrant underground Japanese scene, which draws on myriad influences from free jazz and electronica to Zen budhism. Pioneering artists who push the boundaries of Japanese music, whilst at the same time paying respect to their musical heritage. Featuring tracks by free-spirited Koto players Michiyo Yagi, Karin, as well as koto/guitar duo tsuMGuito. Compiled by the renowned radio presenter, journalist, and Japanese music expert Paul Fisher.

        TRACK LISTING

        1.  Michiyo Yagi - Rouge
        2.  Masanori Oishi - Syracuse Blues
        3.  Cockroach Eater - Kyogen Qabbalah
        4.  Emiko Voice - Sanosa
        5.  Karin - Uiteruyo?
        6.  TsuMGuito - FPB
        7.  Shun Sakai & The Long Goodbye - Sukanpo No Sakukoro, Bengawan Solo, Kanpyo

        Various Artists

        The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove (Volume 1)

          THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2014 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

          This is a 180 gram limited edition LP and includes a FREE download card allowing you to download the full album with bonus tracks.

          TRACK LISTING

          Nelson Y Sus Estrellas - Aguardiente Y Pollo
          Federico Y Su Combo Latino - Todo El Mundo
          Mario Allison Y Su Combo - Bamba Curé
          Los Kenya - Esa Mujer
          Gilberto Sextet - Do You Want To Be Free
          Piper Pimienta Y Su Orquesta - Pensamiento
          Spanglish Fly - My Shingaling Boy
          Los Po - Boy
          Citos - Estelita’s Boogaloo
          Rumba Caliente - Papa Was A Rolling Stone
          Rumba Caliente - Papa Fue
          Ray Lugo - Yo Lo Que Quiero Es Vacilar


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