Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, Etc. – Mono 1st Pressing “Folk Festival of The Blues” LP

A beautiful EX/NM to EX+ mono first pressing of the 1963 live album Folk Festival of The Blues on Argo Records and featuring Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Buddy Guy, Sonny Boy Williamson and Howlin Wolf.  The sleeve is very clean condition with some age discolorations along its glue lines on the reverse and extremely minor scuffing to the cover.  The […]

Howlin’ Wolf – 1973 Boxing Style Concert Poster & Original Show Photographs, Negatives

A very rare cardboard boxing-style concert poster for blues giant Howlin’ Wolf and his Blues Review, June 8 & 9, 1973 at Governor’s Inn in Buffalo, New York; and four original snapshots from the show, and the corresponding negatives.   We’ve seen only four Howlin’ Wolf boxing-style posters, two of which were reprinted extensively.  This is […]

James Cotton Blues Band – Cotton Signed 1968 Concert La Cave Contract

A signed contract for Blues harmonica great James Cotton’s June 1968 shows at Cleveland’s La Cave. This is signed by promoter Stanley Kain and the great Muddy Waters/Howlin’ Wolf harmonica player and singer James Cotton himself. For three shows Cotton and his band were paid $1000 plus a percentage of the gate.   8 1/2” x […]

1972 Ann Arbor Blues Festival Poster – Howlin’ Wolf / Sun Ra / Muddy Waters / Miles Davis / Charles Mingus

A beautiful concert poster advertising the 1972 Ann Arbor Blues Festival, featuring an all-star lineup of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis, Sun Ra & his Arkestra, Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland, Charles Mingus Ensemble, Dr. John, Jr. Walker & His All-Stars, Lightnin’ Slim, Otis Rush, Archie Shepp, Freddie King, Luther Allison and  others. This poster, with […]