A 1958 Chess Records black label first pressing of The Best of Muddy Waters. Rarely found this clean, both cover and disc grade EX+. The cover has fully intact spines and no wear to speak of, with only a crease to the laminated front slick above Muddy’s ear. The thick vinyl disc is very clean […]
A copy of Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf’s 1974 album London Revisited, boldly signed by the Muddy Waters on the front cover “To Jay, Muddy Waters”. The cover and discs are both in Excellent condition. With Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity.
A UK first pressing of The Blues of Otis Spann (with Muddy Waters) from the legendary collection of Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. This classic blues album features Waters performing on guitar as “Brother” alongside his legendary pianist, Otis Spann, and Waters band members Ransom Knowling (bass) and Little Willie Smith (drums). Waters was one […]
A first pressing black label copy of Muddy Waters at Newport, from the legendary collection of Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. Waters was one of the Rolling Stones greatest influences, and this exact album is pictured on page 203 of Wyman’s book Bill Wyman’s Blues Odyssey (see photos for illustration only.) Bill Wyman is legendary […]
A mid-60s copy of Muddy Waters album Folk Singer, from the legendary collection of Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. This album has Wyman’s handwritten notations on the back cover, and is pictured multiple times in Wyman’s book Bill Wyman’s Blues Odyssey. Bill Wyman is legendary as a musician, a blues historian, an author and for […]
A circa 1955 souvenir photograph of two couples at Chicago’s New 708 Club. Many clubs during the 1940s and 50s had in-house photographers who would photograph patrons, develop them on-site, and make them available to patrons before the end of the evening for a dollar, an inexpensive souvenir of a night out. The photograph is […]
A 20 page program for the 1964 UK concert tour A Blues and Gospel Caravan, autographed on the back cover by Muddy Waters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Cousin Joe Pleasant, Brownie McGhee, and Muddy Waters’ bassist Ransom Knowling and drummer Willie Smith. Particularly rare is the autograph of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a 2018 inductee to the […]
A 1948 Aristocrat Records 78 of Muddy Waters’ debut under his own name, “I Can”t Be Satisfied/I Feel Like Going Home”, signed boldly by the blues giant. In 1941, folklorist Alan Lomax recorded Waters at his home in Stovall, Mississippi, resulting in a single 78 issued under his real name, McKinley Morganfield, by the Library […]
A copy of Muddy Waters’ 1973 album Can’t Get No Grindin’, boldly signed by the blues giant (“To Jay, Muddy Waters”) on the front cover. The cover is in Excellent condition, with a small scuff below Waters’ nose, and a clipped top right corner. The disc is in Near Mint condition. With Recordmecca’s written lifetime […]
A copy of the 1960 album Muddy Waters Sings Big Bill, signed by the blues giant in black ballpoint pen boldly on the back cover. The album cover is in EX condition, with two light horizontal indentations across the front cover, just below Muddy Waters’ name, perhaps an artifact from the album cover’s manufacture. Waters […]
A rare concert poster advertising a September, 1980 performance by blues giant Muddy Waters at Seattle’s Showbox Theatre. Printed on thin stock, the poster is in excellent condition with just some very minor handling. 13 7/8″ x 19 3/4″.
A concert poster advertising the 5th Annual Paris Jazz Festival, featuring Muddy Waters, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Gary Burton, Max Roach, Elvin Jones, Sonny Murray, Joe Simon, Gary Burton and others. 17 3/4″ x 23 1/2″, in excellent condition, with some nicks to the edges but otherwise beautiful. The only example […]
A stunning UK first pressing of Muddy Waters’ classic 1964 album Folk Singer, on Pye Records, signed boldly by the blues giant on the back cover. The disc looks barely played and grades Near Mint, while the front laminated/flipback cover is in Excellent+ condition. Muddy Waters signature is bold and beautiful, in blue ballpoint pen. […]
A 1958 Chess Records first pressing of The Best Of Little Walter, signed back cover by the stars of the 1964 American Folk Blues Festival, the touring group who played the UK and Europe to great success. They were filmed during their UK tour and the resulting program has been released as the film Blues […]
A rare vintage promotional photograph of Muddy Waters, made in the early 1960’s by his booking agency, the Shaw Artists Corporation for Chess Records. This is an original photograph printed near the time the photograph was taken. As a “vintage print”, it is much more collectible and valuable than a recent print. Beautiful Near Mint condition, […]
A beautiful Near Mint/Near Mint mono first pressing of Muddy Waters’ 1966 album Muddy, Brass & The Blues, boldly signed by the blues giant on the back cover. Both the disc and cover here are in very clean condition, the disc probably played no more than 2-3 times. The blue ballpoint signature is clean and […]