Top 15 Blues Albums


15 Blues Guitar Albums Must Have List

Pre War Acoustic Blues Guitarists
1- Blind Lemon JeffersonBest Of
2- Robert JohnsonThe Complete Recording (1990 Box Set)
3- Mississippi John HurtAvalon BluesThe Complete Okeh 1928 Recordings

Post War Electric Blues/Big Band- West Coast
4-T Bone WalkerThe Complete Imperial Recording 1950-1954

The Three Kings of Blues Guitar
5-BB KingSpotlight on Lucile
6-Albert KingYears Gone By
7-Freddie KingLet’s Hide Away & Dance Away

Chicago Blues “Gunslinger” Guitarists
8-Magic SamMagic Sam and Shaky JakeLive at Sylvio’s 1968
9-Otis RushCobra Recordings 1956-1958
10-Buddy GuyJunior WellsIt’s My Life Baby

The King of Blues Slide Guitar
11-Elmore JamesShake Your Money Maker – The Fire Sessions

Mainstream Blues Style
12-Jimmy ReedThe Very Best of Jimmy Reed –The Essential Collection- Blues Masters

The Master of the Telecaster
13-Albert CollinsTruckin’ With

The Two Founding Fathers of Chicago Blues Bands
14- Muddy WatersThe Chess Box Set – (and also) Hard Again
15 – Howlin’ WolfThe Complete RPM and Chess Singles 1951-1962