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Great Blues Rock Albums Over The Years Part 1

Duncan Beattie "D Beattie"
 
R 'n' B From The Marquee
R 'n' B From The Marquee
"1962: This man was the pioneer. Recorded live this recording includes recorded classics such as Leroy Carr's How Long Blues, Jimmy Witherspoon's Rain Is Such a Lonesome Sound & Got My Mojo Working"
England's Newest Hitmakers (Remastered Super Audio)
England's Newest Hitmakers (Remastered Super Audio)
"1964: Now underrated debut from the Rolling Stones, primarily blues & R&B based, includes Berry's Carol, Jimmy Reed's Honest I Do and Muddy Waters I Just Wanna Make Love..."
Live At The Regal
Live At The Regal
"1964: BB in fine form live in Chicago, the album features him in concert playing his early hits How Blue Can You Get, Please Please Me, You Upset Me Baby and Help The Poor"
Five Live Yardbirds
Five Live Yardbirds
"1964: The Yardbirds were one of first sixties British band to really discover the blues, and this can been heard on this early live album, features Bo Diddley's I'm a Man and Slim Harpo's Got Love..."
Hoodoo Man Blues
Hoodoo Man Blues
"1965: The first proper Chicago blues album. Fine set of tunes such as Hoodoo Man Blues and In The Wee Wee Hours. Features a young Buddy Guy on guitar."
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band / East-West
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band / East-West
"1965 Butterfield’s album was the first blues album recorded by a young white blues band. Included Born in Chicago and three Little Walter’s covers Mellow Down Easy, Last Night and Blues With a Feelin"
Small Faces
Small Faces
"1965: The first album from Steve Marriott and Co, features some R & B Workouts such as the Muddy Water's influenced You Need Loving, in addition to What'cha Gonna Do About It, Shake and I Got Mine"
The Pretty Things
The Pretty Things
"1965: Recorded in two days, the Pretty Thing's first album is half Bo Diddley covers and most of the other half is Chuck Berry and Jimmy Reed includes the version of Roadrunner."
First
First
"1965: First of Van Morrison's albums. Features his classic Gloria, and covers from Jimmy Reed and John Lee Hooker but sadly not their excellent version of Baby Please Don’t Go"
Animal Tracks
Animal Tracks
"1965: The Animals second album, a large improvement on the first and features Worried Life Blues, Bright Lights Big City, Roadrunner, and I Ain't Got You – classics!"
Blues Breakers
Blues Breakers
"1966: Mayall and Clapton's finest moments, this album has hardly aged, contains quality originals like Key To Love and covers of All Your Love, What'd I Say and Rambling on my Mind (sang by Clapton)."
Truth
Truth
"1967: Barely needs introduction, with many musical styles, Hendrix blues roots shine on Red House, Highway Chile and Hey Joe. Contains may of his best known tracks."
Canned Heat / Boogie With Canned Heat
Canned Heat / Boogie With Canned Heat
"1967: Canned Heat’s debut album featured great interpretations of Bullfrog Blues, Rollin’ and Tumblin’ and the Howling Wolf inspired Road Song."
Safe As Milk
Safe As Milk
"1967: Featuring Ry Cooder, Beefheart's debut album includes Call on Me, Drop Out Boogie and Yellow Brick Road, and cover of Grown So Ugly. This is blues-rock gone slightly askew."
The Grateful Dead
The Grateful Dead
"1967: Psychedelic jug-band music from the Dead. Featured their repertoire at the time  including Good Morning Little School Girl and Sitting on Top of the World,"
Disraeli Gears
Disraeli Gears
"1967: Blues merged with psychedelic. Some classics in Albert King influenced Strange Brew and Sunshine of Your Love, and updated version of Blind Joe Reynolds Outside Woman Blues"
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac
"1968: Excellent album with Peter Green originals such as I Loved Another Woman and Long Grey Mare mixed with great interpretations of Shake Your Money Maker, No Place to Go and Hellhound on My Trail"
Are You Experienced
Are You Experienced
"1968: Beck’s debut album featured Rod Stewart and included some originals and covers of You Shook Me and an excellent heavyweight recording of Willie Dixon’s I Ain’t Superstitious. No Hi Ho here!"
Tons Of Sobs
Tons Of Sobs
"1968: Two years before Alright Now, Free brought out their raw, under-rated debut. I'm A Mover, Walk in My Shadow and Sweet Tooth are excellent examples of their confident blues swagger."
Led Zeppelin 1
Led Zeppelin 1
"1969: Heavier still... Zeppelin showed their own particular way of playing the blues on tracks such as How Many More Times, Good Times Bad Times and I Can't Quit You Baby"
Taste
Taste
"1969: Rory Gallagher's first album with his band Taste. Features early rockers in Blister On The Moon and Born On The Wrong Side Of Time with covers of the standard Catfish and Leadbelly's Leavin' Blu"
Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter
"1969: Johnny Winter’s debut is his best featuring a classic in Dallas, and a great version of BB King’s Be Careful With A Fool"
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
"1969: Features the classic version of Statesboro Blues, but also interpretations of Sleepy John Estes’s Duck Diving Blues and Son House’s Walkin’ Blues"
Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs
Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs
"1970: Aswell as Layla, this album contains a cover of Billy Broozy’s Key To The Highway and Billy Myles' blues classic When A Man Loves A Woman."
Ten Years After Live at Fillmore East
Ten Years After Live at Fillmore East
"1970: Alvin Lee and co live.  No short tunes, but some good long blues jams such as Woke Up This Morning, I'm Going Home and some covers Help Me, Sweet Sixteen and Roll Over Beethoven"