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November 21 Killer Blues 78's & 45's Auction-complete list, page 1
Closes Tuesday, November 21 2023 at 7 pm PT

Post War Blues / R&B 45's

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November 21st Killer Blues 45's & 78's Auction highlights

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Post War Killer Blues 45's:

1. Little Hudson And His Red Devil Trio — "Rough Treatment / I'm Looking For A Woman" J.O.B. 1015NICE VG+ Nice copy of Chicago Blues classic that rarely turns up on 45 rpm!!! In almost 50 years of searching, I have seen only two or three on 45 rpm. MB $1,000

2. Willie Nix And His Combo — "Just Can't Stay / All By Yourself" SABRE 104M- Absolutely STUNNING Chicago Blues!!! One of the TOP Blues records of the 1950s! In almost 50 years of searching, I have only found TWO copies—and only know of two others. The 78 rpm shows up . . . the 45 rpm does not. Now's your chance! MB $3,000

3. Jimmy Eager And His Trio — "Please Mr. Doctor / I Should Have Loved Her More" SABRE 100M-/VG+ RED VINYL!!!! aka TAMPA RED!!! Fabulous Blues from a Master Bluesman!! SUPER RARE—maybe FIVE KNOWN COPIES on 45 RPM . . . maybe. MB $3,000

4. Snooky Pryor — "Crosstown Blues / I Want You For Myself" PARROT 807M- RED VINYL!!! Chicago Blues Masterpiece and VERY hard to find on 45 rpm!!! You will look decades to find another one . . . maybe! MB $3,000

5. Jimmy Reed and His Trio — "High And Lonesome / Roll And Rhumba" CHANCE 1142VG+ His very first record!!!! Recorded for Vee-Jay and issued as Vee-Jay 100 but, at that point, CHANCE had better distribution so it came out on both! MB $1,500

6. Little Walter J. — "That's Allright / Just Keep Loving Her" CHANCE 1116NICE VG+ CHICAGO BLUES CLASSIC!!! Ultra rare on 45 rpm format with less then ten known to still exist! Super early LITTLE WALTER!!! I have had only three copies in 50 years of record collecting. MB $3,000

7. Johnny Ace/Earl Forrest — "Mid Night Hours Journey/Trouble And Me" FLAIR 1015 M- JOHNNY ACE'S FIRST RECORD MB $200


8. Ray Agee — "Wobble-Loo/Another Fool" SPARK 119 M-/VG MB $20

9. James Banister And His Combo — "Gold Digger/Blues And Trouble" STATES 141 VG FABULOUS CHICAGO BLUES MB $100


10. Mr. Bear And His Bearcats — "Mr. Bear Comes To Town/Radar" GROOVE 0150 VG MB $10


11. Jackie Brenston With Ike Turner's Kings Of Rhythm — "Gonna Wait For My Chance/What Can It Be" FEDERAL 12283 M-/VG+ WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50

12. Jimmy Binkley — "You Made A Boo Boo/Messin' Around" CHECKER 835 M- PROMO COPY!!! Small wol MB $100

13. Boogie Ramblers — "Cindy Lou/Such As Love" GOLDBAND 1130 VG FABULOUS MB $200


14. Billy Boy — "I Wish You Would/I Was Fooled" VEE-JAY 146 VG+ Xol, CHICAGO CLASSIC MB $50

15. Eddie Boyd And His Chess Men — "Life Gets To Be A Burden/Don't" CHESS 1621 M-WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $75


16. Calvin Boze And His All Stars — "Keep Your Nose Out Of My Business/Good Time Sue" ALADDIN 3132 VG TOUGH on 45 rpm MB $20

17. Willie Bradford — "Wanna Be Loved/ So Long" FIRE 500 M- Obscure and great FIRE 45, xol MB $100

18. John Brim And His Stompers — "Tough Times/Gary Stomp" Parrot 799 VG+ CHICAGO CLASSIC MB $300


19. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown — "Okie Dokie Stomp/Depression Blues" PEACOCK 1637 M- His classic and this is the original RED label first pressing MB $100

20. Eddie Burns — "Hello Miss Jessie Lee /Dealing With The Devil" DELUXE 6024VG+ ALL TIME CLASSIC!!! Great version of Sonny Boy Williamson's 1930's masterpiece "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl"—VERY SCARCE on 45 rpm! MB $500

21. Ray Charles — "Mess Around/Funny" ATLANTIC 999 M- All Time Classic!!! As heard in "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" MB $150

22. Boozoo Chavis — "Boozoo Stomp/Paper In My Shoe" FOLK-STAR 1197 M- Thick vinyl True First Pressing MB $300


23. Clifton Chenier And His Band — "Boppin' The Rock/Ay-Tete Fee" SPECIALTY 552 M- MB $50

24. Ann Cole With The Suburbans — "Got My Mo-Jo Working (But It Just Won't Work On You)/I've Got A Little Boy" BATON 237 M- White Label Promo—This is where MUDDY WATERS first heard the song and soon adopted it for his own! MB $50


25. Albert Collins And His Rhythm Rockers — "Freeze/Collins Shuffle" KANGAROO 103 M- MB $50


26. Albert Collins — "Defrost/Albert's Alley" HALL-Way 1795 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO, xol on A-side MB $25

27. Pee Wee Crayton — "I Must Go On/Don't Go" POST 2007 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $100


28. Cleveland Crochet & Hill Billy Ramblers — "Sugar Bee/Drunkards Dream" GOLDBAND 1106 M- FIRST PRESSING MB $25

29. Floyd Dixon — "Wine, Wine, Wine/Call Operator 210" ALADDIN 3135 M- Pittsburgh CLASSIC MB $150

30. Floyd Dixon — "Hard Living Alone/Please Don't Go" SPECIALTY 468 M- RED VINYL MB $100


31. Champion Jack Dupree — "Shim Sham Shimmy/Drunk Again" RED ROBIN 130 M- Classic MB $100

32. Big Ed And His Combo (Eddie Burns) — "Biscuit Baking Mama/Superstition" CHECKER 790 M- GREAT!!! Tough on 45 rpm MB $300


33. Billy "The Kid" Emerson — "Red Hot/No Greater Love" SUN 219 M- MB $100

34. Calvin Frazier — "Have Blues Must Travel / Lilly Mae" J-V-B 86M- FABULOUS MB $500


35. Frank (Shake Aplenty) Frazier — "Lovin' One/Foot Race" R 502 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO, obscure and interesting MB $100

36. James Freeman And His Rockin' Rhythm — "Big Leg Mama/Come Back Home To Me" GOLDBAND 1196 MINT MB $100


37. Bob Gaddy — "Gonna Be At The Station/Forgive Me" OLD TOWN 1119 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $25


38. Tiny Grimes And His Rocking Highlanders — "Frankie & Johnny Boogie/Call Of The Wild" GOTHAM 314 M- MB $75


39. Big Boy Groves And His Band — "I Gotta New Car/Midnight Special" SPARK 114 MINT MB $100


40. Ervin (Big Boy) Groves — "You Can't Beat The Horses/Big Boy's Bounce" VITA 120 VG+ MB $25

41. Arthur Gunter — "Baby Let's Play House/Blues After Hours" EXCELLO 2047 M- MB $100


42. Buddy Guy — "Stone Crazy/Skippin' " CHESS 1812 VG+ WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $10


43. Slim Harpo — "Baby Scratch My Back/ I'm Gonna Miss You" EXCELLO 2273 VG+ CLASSIC MB $5


44. Wynonie Harris — "Keep A Talkin'/Shake That Thing" KING 4716 VG+ MB $25


45. Screamin' Jay Hawkins — "I Put A Spell On You/Little Demon" OKEH 7072 VG Classic MB $20


46. Screamin' Jay Hawkins — "Alligator Wine/There's Something Wrong With You" OKEH 7101 VG WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $10


47. Screamin' Jay Hawkins With Pat Newborn — "Ashes/Nitty Gritty" CHANCELLOR 1117 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO with xol MB $30

48. Mr. Sad Head — "I'm High/Hard Luck And Traveling" RCA VICTOR 5230 M- MB $300

49. Charles Henderson backed by The Minor Chords — "Bad Bull Dog/Fire" FLICK 005 MINT RARE MB $300

50. Billie Holiday (Lady Day) With Tiny Grimes Sextet — "Rocky Mountain Blues/Blue Turning Gray Over You" ALADDIN 3102 VG VERY RARE ON 45 RPM—FIRST AND ONLY COPY I'VE SEEN ON 45—except for the EP MB $100

51. Country Homes — "Come On And Put Me In The Alley/I Want You To Use Me" DELUXE 6036 M- MB $300


52. Earl Hooker And His Road Masters — "Do The Chicken/Yea Yea" C. J. RECORDS 613 VG+ MB $25


53. John Lee Hooker — "Boogie Children/Tennessee Blues" VEE-JAY 319 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $50


54. John Lee Hooker — "Boom Boom/Drug Store Woman" VJ 438 M- CLASSIC MB $25


55. John Lee Hooker — "Lost My Job/Deep Down In My Heart" LAUREN 362 M- MB $20

56. Lightening Hopkins — "Bad Things On My Mind/I'm Wild About You Baby" DECCA 48321 M-/VG+ MB $100


57. Lightning Hopkins — "What's The Matter Now/My Mama Told Me" MERCURY 70191 M- MB $100


58. Lightnin' Hopkins — "I Love You Baby/Grandma's Boogie" HERALD 476 M- WHITE LABEL PROMO MB $75


59. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Sittin' Down Thinkin'/Shine On Moon" HERALD 490 M- MB $50


60. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Remember Me/ Please Don't Go Baby" HERALD 497 M- MB $50


61. Lightnin' Hopkins — "My Little Kewpie Doll/Lightnin' Don't Feel Well" HERALD 520 M- MB $50


62. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Feel So Bad/Shot Gun" IMPERIAL 5834 M- MB $25


63. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Sis' Boogie/Picture On The Wall" IMPERIAL 5852 M- MB $20


64. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Mojo Hand/Glory Be" FIRE 1034 M- CLASSIC MB $50


65. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Mr. Charlie (Pt. 1)/ (Pt. 2)" JEWEL 816 MINT MB $20

66. Long John Hunter — "Old Red/It's Your Thing" YUCCA 209 M- Tough MB $150


67. Little Willie Jackson — "Who Put Out The Lights/All By Myself" A Personality Release 107 M- MB $100

68. Moose Jackson — "Nosey Joe/Sad" KING 4524 M- MB $100


69. Shakey Jake And Willie Dixon Bad — "Roll Your Money Maker/Call Me If You Need Me" ARTISTIC 1502 M- MB $50

70. Elmore James — "Country Boogie / She Just Won't Do Right" CHECKER 777 VG+ RARE!!! MB $1,000

71. Bobo Jenkins — "Democrat Blues/Bad Luck And Trouble" CHESS 1565 M- Rare! MB $500

72. Grant "Mr. Blues" Jones — "It's Been A Long Time, Baby/You Won't Have To Cry" DECCA 48169 M- SCARCE DECCA BLUES SERIES MB $100

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