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5.0 out of 5 stars A Must Have
The Blues have influenced all modern popular music in the US, what with the influence of jazz and rock and roll etc. Is there anyone who doesn't like the Blues? With some of the greatest Blues singers of all time and some tracks sung by the original singers there is more than enough for anyone here. At the price and the number of tracks here you just can't go wrong -...
Published on 21 Sep 2009 by M. Dowden

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3.0 out of 5 stars Great compilation but partially sourced from MP3
This is a great compilation of some of the best 50's post-Depression blues records, so there ain't any of the very early blues records included here, and no Robert Johnson, despite of beeing named on the cover. The liner notes from Michael Heatley are brief but informative.
There is one serious issue to this compilation however. I noticed some of the typical MP3...
Published on 1 Oct 2009 by Tim Graf


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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent compilation, 9 Feb 2014
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Great collection of early Rhythm and Blues, many of which I have not heard before, cannot stop playing the album, excellent.
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3.0 out of 5 stars We loved all of the tracks but the CD jumps, 8 Jan 2014
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Hi - this was a present for my step dad who loves all of the tracks.

Unfortunately, two of the tracks jump so the CD is not so easy to listen to.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Every track you need, 27 Dec 2013
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This has everything you could possibly need as a mixed selection of Blues tunes and gives a flavour if so many artists that will help in choosing favourites to follow.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blues Anthology, 25 Nov 2013
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Some really good basic 12 bar blues here...some you can sing along to and add your own words!!!
Probably not exciting if you're a serious blues fan, but if you just wanted a 'dabble' like me, it's a nice compilation.
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5.0 out of 5 stars CD, 9 Nov 2013
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This CD covers a great cross section of the Blues played by many well known artists. Very good value for money
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 17 Oct 2013
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I'd been looking for a comprehensive blues CD and this is just perfect. Very pleased with purchase. Would recommend to friends
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5.0 out of 5 stars For Blues lovers everywhere., 27 Aug 2013
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It does exactly what it says on the cover, 50 essential blues songs for all blues lovers out there. Good purchase and good listening.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blues music, 4 Aug 2013
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Love it! Fantastic. Excellent compilation of various blues singers/music. Lots of good old time favourites. For the blues lovers anywhere.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Harmonica playing***, 15 July 2013
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You can't beat the simple songs from the early days of Blues, no electronic stuff here, and guitar and harmonica playing is fab.
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5.0 out of 5 stars blues,blues, blues., 12 July 2013
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as you may tell, i 'm a blues lover. i think the compiler has done a good job
on this c.d. on would recommend this collection
to any upcoming blues men and women.

ted turner
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