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February 7, 2023 Killer Blues 45's Auction, page 1
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1. Lightnin' Hopkins — "Leavin' Blues / Moanin' Blues" TnT 8010 M- INSANELY rare . . . Only a couple known on 45 or 78!!! Hopkins made two records for TnT and both of them are near impossible to find!! Gorgeous copy! MB $2,500

2. Les Vendor aka JOE HILL LOUIS — "Just Plain Tired / I Cried For Love" VENDOR 100NICE VG+ ULTRA RARE . . . Only 100 copies pressed and ONLY ABOUT FIVE KNOWN TO HAVE SURVIVED!!! Vendor was a Jukebox company in Memphis that Louis worked for. MB $10,000

3. Little Joe aka JOE HILL LOUIS — "Glamour Girl / Keep Your Arms Around Me" HOUSE OF SOUND 500M- Rare Memphis label and this one is not as rare as the Vendor 45 but doesn't show up much on 45 rpm. Beautiful copy! MB $2,000

4. "Peppermint" Harris — "Maggie's Boogie / Right Back On It" ALADDIN 3130MINT YES, THIS IS THE ULTRA RARE GREEN WAX PRESSING!!! Aladdin did SOME issues in RED, BLUE, GREEN and ORANGE plastic but they are really tough to find!!! MB $2,000

5. Birmingham Junior And His Lover Boys — "Birmingham Late Hours /You're Too Bad" EBONY 1007VG+/M- EBONY was owned by J. Mayo Williams who ran Paramount for awhile in the 1920's. This is a stunningly great Country Blues that almost never turns up. MB $2,000

6. Buster Smith And His Heat Waves — "That's Your Lovin' Baby / Til Broad Daylight" BIG TOWN127 M- ONLY KNOWN COPY!! I didn't even know this was pressed. I bought out Big Town and have all the masters, yet there was NO copy in their files. MB $2,000

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