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 […]

Muddy Waters / Sister Rosetta Tharpe / Otis Spann / Etc. – Signed 1964 UK Concert Program

A 20 page program for the 1964 UK concert tour A Blues and Gospel Caravan, boldly autographed by Muddy Waters, Otis Spann, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Cousin Joe Pleasant, Brownie McGhee and rubber stamped by Sonny Terry (who was blind, so instead of signing autographs he carried the stamp used here, reading “Yours Truly Sonny Terry”). […]

Muddy Waters & Pinetop Perkins – Autographed “Down at Stovall’s Plantation” LP

A beautiful copy of “Down on Stovall’s Plantation” by Muddy Waters, signed boldly on the cover by Muddy Waters and legendary blues pianist Pinetop Perkins, who played in Waters’ band.  This album collects Muddy’s first recordings from 1941 and 1942, made by legendary folklorist  Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress. Waters has signed boldly […]

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 […]

The Band, Bob Dylan – Original “Last Waltz” Concert Poster (Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell, etc.)

A beautiful first printing concert poster advertising the Thanksgiving, 1976 farewell show by The Band, The Last Waltz.  This historic concert, at San Francisco’s Winterland Auditorium, featured The Band’s invited guests, including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Stephen Stills, Muddy Waters, Dr. John, Ringo Starr, Ronnie Hawkins, and Neil Diamond.  […]

Muddy Waters – 1966 Signed UK “Stovall’s Plantation” Album

A UK copy of Muddy Waters: Down On Stovall’s Plantation, the 1966 album on Bounty/Elektra Records, signed on the back cover “Muddy Waters” in blue ballpoint pen.  This is a rare album even unsigned, and it’s in beautiful EX(cover)/Mint (disc) condition.  Authentic signed Muddy Waters albums are scarce, and this one is a beauty.  With […]

Jefferson Airplane / Muddy Waters – Near Mint 1966 Fillmore Concert Poster ( BG-29 / The Sound )

A beautiful  first printing of BG-29, the poster from the Bill Graham Series known as THE SOUND, with art by the great Wes Wilson.  This advertised 1966 shows at the Fillmore and Winterland by the Jefferson Airplane, Muddy Waters and the Butterfield Blues Band. This is the first printing color version, designated OP-2 (it was […]

Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Dixon, Others – 1963 American Folk Blues Festival Tour Program

A beautiful 48 page program for the 1963 American Folk Blues Festival tour of Europe and the UK, featuring Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson (II), Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, Big Joe Williams, Lonnie Johnson, Victoria Spivey, Otis Spann, Bill Stepney and Matt Guitar Murphy. The beautifully designed program is filled with exquisite photographs, type layouts, […]

Muddy Waters, Free, Jethro Tull, Yes – 1968 Marquee Handbill

A November, 1968 handbill from the Marquee Club in London, advertising two appearances by Muddy Waters and his Blues Band (one with a very young Free,) and early shows by Yes, Jethro Tull, Joe Cocker, The Nice, Spooky Tooth, Black Cat Bones, Love Sculpture, Taste, and many others.  Free played four times during November, the […]

Muddy Waters – Chess White Label Promo “At Newport” LP

An extremely scarce white label promotional copy of Muddy Waters’ 1960 classic album At Newport, on Chess Records.  Very rarely do Chess promotional albums surface, and this one is in beautiful condition.  The disc is barely played, and grades NM-/EX+.  There is a small mark on side one that makes eight light ticks, but otherwise […]

Muddy Waters – Mint “Best of Muddy Waters” Chess 1st Press Mint LP

A beautiful, barely played 1957 first pressing of The Best of Muddy Waters, on the black and silver Chess label.  The Mint/Near Mint disc looks as if it’s been played no more than once or twice, with no spindle marks on either labels and a bright clean playing surface–extremely rare for this highly collectible album.  […]

Muddy Waters – Mint “Best of Muddy Waters” Chess 1st Press Mint LP

A beautiful, barely played 1957 first pressing of The Best of Muddy Waters, on the black and silver Chess label.  The Mint/Near Mint disc looks as if it’s been played no more than once or twice, with no spindle marks on either labels and a bright clean playing surface–extremely rare for this highly collectible album.  […]

Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, Muddy Waters – 2 American Festival of Music ’67 Concert Posters

Two very rare concert posters for the American Festival of Music ’67, a three day festival in Boston bringing together some of the greatest acts in Rock, Blues, Folk, Gospel and Country.  Artists performing included Otis Redding (who died only a few months later,) Muddy Waters, the Jefferson Airplane (in their first Boston appearance,) Chuck […]

Muddy Waters – Signed and Played Stella Guitar With Full Provenance

A Stella guitar signed and played by blues giant Muddy Waters, with incredible provenance.  We have never seen another guitar signed by Muddy Waters, who died in 1983, long before collectors were getting guitars signed.  We acquired this guitar from Muddy’s longtime guitarist/acclaimed blues artist/author Bob Margolin, who tells the extraordinary story in his accompanying […]

Muddy Waters / Sonny Boy Williamson / Willie Dixon – 1963 Blues Concert Poster

A stunning large poster for the 1963 American Folk Blues Festival’s show on October 12, 1963 in Berlin, Germany.  The extraordinary lineup featured Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson (II), Willie Dixon, Otis Spann, Lonnie Johnson, Memphis Slim,  Big Joe Williams, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Victoria Spivey and Bill Stepney.  This is the only example of this […]