Which Blues Albums Listen To


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01-05-2008, 09:43 PM
There is thread for jazz albums... but no for blues:P that's not fair!

Anyways, can you guys recommend must-listen blues albums?

Thanks In Advance

P.S. Didnt find anything similar in search

Slash 602
01-05-2008, 09:47 PM
Gosh darn it, I hate your sig. Why do people have to be so close-minded?

01-05-2008, 09:48 PM
Texas Flood

01-05-2008, 09:54 PM
Idc if it's jazz, one of the best albums ever, period, is Kind of Blue, by Miles Davis. Check it out.

01-05-2008, 09:54 PM
Muddy Waters: at Newport 1960

01-05-2008, 09:58 PM
Gosh darn it, I hate your sig. Why do people have to be so close-minded?
huh,better? thanks guys, keep'em coming... need to load ipod before i go to vac

01-05-2008, 09:58 PM
Texas Flood: SRV
Showdown: Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Johnny Copeland
Riding With The King: BB King and Eric Clapton
Me and Mr. Johnson: Eric Clapton
From the Cradle: Eric Clapton
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: Fleetwood Mac
Blues (Compilation Album): Hendrix
John Mayall and Bluesbreakers with Clapton
Any greatest hits package from the big names like Muddy Waters, Freddie King, Albert King, ect.

Hope that helps, those are some of my favorites


Slash 602
01-05-2008, 10:01 PM
Any thing by Albert King. That man is a genius.

01-06-2008, 12:42 AM
Live at the Regal-BB king
Live: the real deal-Buddy Guy
Live on Maxwell Street-Robert Nighthawk
Live Wire/Blues Power-Albert King
Live in Montreux-Buddy Guy and Junior Wells

Basically just any live album. Some other artists to check out-T-bone walker, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Matt Guitar Murphy, Skip James, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Magic Sam, Luther Allison, Otis Rush. That's just to get you started of course.

ze monsta
01-06-2008, 08:06 AM
The Robert Johnson Collections.
Blind Willie McTell - King of The Georgia Blues
The White Stripes - De Stijl
This Boy Don't Care - David Viner
Blind Willie McTell - Mr McTell got The Blues
The Soledad Brothers - Voice of Treason
The Soledad Brothers - Soledad Brothers
The White Stripes - The White Stripes

Blurry 505
01-06-2008, 02:07 PM
Blues Legend : Muddy Waters
Songlines : Derek Trucks Band
Eric Clapton : Eric Clapton (The one that has the same cover of his AutoBio)
Experience Hendrix : Jimi Hendrix
Try! : John Mayer (Hey its a great album)
Lie To Me : Jonny Lang
Wander This World : Jonny Lang (Both are good albums, but mix and match them)
Soul Sessions : Joss Stone (Not exactly blues, more motown, but still works)
Heaven : Los Lonely Boys (Texas Blues, ignore the radio hits)
Twenty : Robert Cray
Time Will Tell : Robert Cray
Texas Flood : Stevie Ray

Well I think thats enough.. wait. Theres some more!

Anything by Keb Mo
And for sure you have to get Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues. Great mix of amazing songs and artists. This is a must out of all the crap I put up there. Hope that helps at least a little. Probly overload but yeah

01-06-2008, 03:28 PM
I just got Robben Ford and the Blue Line. It's some good stuff

Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign
BB King and Eric Clapton - Riding w/ the King
Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan - In Session
Stevie Ray Vaughan - Blues at Sunrise

01-06-2008, 06:24 PM
Eric Clapton Unplugged
Any John Mayer Trio
Solos, Sessions, and Encores - Stevie Ray Vaughan (this was released this year and has an amazing version of "Oreo Cookie Blues" with Lonnie Mack

01-06-2008, 08:03 PM
It's as much, if not more folk or gospel as it is blues but Harlem Street Singer by Reverend Gary Davis is one of my favorite albums ever. It was recorded in the '60s so he is pretty old but I think that just makes his voice sound way more powerful.