CDs - Arhoolie Blues

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George Coleman - Bongo Joe

CAT. #: 1040


CD 1040 A crazed, primal record, Bongo Joe is a deserved cult classic; beating wildly on oil drums, George Coleman delivers bizarre raps including... More

15 Urban Blues Classics - Various Artists

CAT. #: 102


CD 102 Arhoolie's American masters is a mid-line sampler series culled from our full price CDs. Each CD features the best known artists of a... More

Barbara Dane & Lightning Hopkins - Sometimes I Believe She Loves Me

CAT. #: 451


CD 451 A spontaneous live recording by blues and folk singer Barbara Dane with Houston, Texas blues icon Lightning Hopkins during an afternoon... More

Jesse Fuller - Frisco Bound

CAT. #: 360


CD 360 Jesse Fuller - vocals, 12-string guitar, harmonica, kazoo and footdella. Jesse Fuller (1896-1976), `The Lone Cat,' was a remarkably... More

Butch Cage & Willie B. Thomas - Old Time Black Southern String Band Music

CAT. #: 9045


CD 9045 The Old Time Black Southern String Band tradition had rarely been recorded and by the 1960's had almost died out. When, in 1959, folklorist... More

Smoky Babe & Herman E. Johnson - Louisiana Country Blues

CAT. #: 440


CD 440 Smoky Babe (Robert Brown) was born in 1927 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, a farming area some fifty miles from Clarksdale, the country blues... More

Clifton Chenier - Louisiana Blues And Zydeco

CAT. #: 9053


CD 9053 Clifton Chenier was the undisputed King of Zydeco, and the man who literally invented the genre. He took Louisiana's rural Creole music from... More

Big Joe Williams - Shake Your Boogie

CAT. #: 315


CD 315 Joe Lee “Big Joe” Williams - vocals and 9-string guitar Mary Williams - vocal on 6, Charlie Musselwhite - harmonica on 20,... More

15 Piano Blues & Boogie Classics - Various Artists

CAT. #: 108


CD 108 Part of Arhoolie's specially priced American Masters Series, this CD is a sampler of great performances selected from our full price CDs. 1.... More

Bukka White - Sky Songs

CAT. #: 323


CD 323 Bukka White - vocals & guitar or piano (plus Big Willie Wayne - washboard on 1 & 7). All of the songs from ARH 1019 and ARH 1020... More

Big Joe Williams - And Friends, Going Back To Crawford

CAT. #: 9015


CD 9015 Joe Lee “Big Joe” Williams , famous for his emotional singing, his 9 string guitar, and his composition “Baby Please Don't... More

Big Maceo Merriweather - The King Of Chicago Blues Piano

CAT. #: 7009


CD 7009 Maceo Merriweather - piano & vocals; with bass & drums; and Tampa Red - on guitar. Recorded in Chicago, Ill., 1941-45. All of... More

Sonny Boy Williamson - King Biscuit Time

CAT. #: 310


CD 310 Sonny Boy Williamson - vocals and harmonica with Dave Campbell - piano; Cliff Bivens - bass; Frock O'Dell - drums; Joe Willie Wilkins... More

Blind James Campbell - And His Nashville Street Band

CAT. #: 438


CD 438 A bluesy group of street musicians from Nashville, Tennessee, play a hybrid of hillbilly, jazz, blues, old time popular, skiffle, and jug band... More

Big Joe Duskin - Cincinnati Stomp

CAT. #: 422


CD 422 Pianist Big Joe Duskin from Cincinnati was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1921, the son of a hard-core Baptist preacher. Joe's repertoire... More

Big Mama Thornton - In Europe

CAT. #: 9056


CD 9056 Recorded on October 20, 1965, at Wessex Studio in London, England. Featuring 6 unreleased bonus tracks including a rare 15 minute interview of... More

Clifton Chenier - Bon Ton Roulet

CAT. #: 345


CD 345 Clifton Chenier - accordion & vocals and his band. All of Clifton's 2nd ARH LP 1031 from 1966 with Morris Chenier on fiddle who was on... More

Charlie Musselwhite - Memphis Charlie

CAT. #: 303


CD 303 Charlie Musselwhite - vocals & harmonica with Robben Ford, Patrick Ford, "Skip" Rose, Gerald Pedersen, Lafayette Leake, Tim Kaihatsu,... More

The Hopkins Brothers - Texas Country Blues

CAT. #: 340


CD 340 Sam “Lightning” Hopkins - guitar and vocals; Joel Hopkins - guitar and vocals; John Henry Hopkins - guitar and vocals.... More

Chris Thomas King - It's A Cold Ass World (The Beginning)

CAT. #: 9020


CD 9020 Chris Thomas King, who delivered a stellar performance as Tommy Johnson in the Coen Brothers' film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?", started... More