My Killer Blues Pre-War & Post War Blues 78's & 45's Closes September 13th!!

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Closes Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 7:00 pm PT

Killer Blues!
All Original & ALL Collectible!
Pre-War & Post War Blues 78's / Post War Blues 45's!!

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All 78's in this auction, both Pre-War and Post War Blues, are graded using the "oldtimers" grading system of: New E+ E E- V+ V V- • G P

45's are graded: M M- VG+ VG VG- G

My VG+ grade is very tough so many records I grade VG+ would be VG++ or M- to most graders.

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Original 1920's & 1930's Pre-War Blues 78's:

1. Kokomo Arnold — "Milk Cow Blues—No. 2/Biscuit Roller Blues" DECCA 7059 E/E+ Kokomo's ANSWER RECORD to his all time classic MB $200

2. The Blue Chips — "Ace In The Hole/I Want A Girl" MELOTONE 7-01-58 E- Xol, Shuffle Blues MB $30

3. Leroy Carr With Scrapper Blackwell — "Barell House Woman No. 2/I Believe I'll Make A Change" MELOTONE 7-02-65 E- MB $50

4. Bo Carter — "Last Go Round/So Long Baby, So Long" OKEH 8930 • E+ MB $800

5. Bo Carter — "The Ins And The Outs Of My Gal/Don't Mash My Digger" BLUEBIRD 7213 E/E- MB $200

6. Katie Crippen — "Blind Man's Blues/Play 'Em For Mama, Sing 'Em For Papa" BLACK SWAN 2003 V If you always wanted to own a Black Swan 78, here's your chance—record is scuffy but the labels are nice and clean. MB $20

7. The Five Harmaniacs — "Sadie Green Vamp Of New Orleans/Coney Island Washboard" VICTOR 20293 E- Great Raggy, Jug and Skiffle group MB $100

8. Blind Boy Fuller — "Death Alley/Throw Your Yas Yas Back In Jail" MELOTONE 7-12-66 E+/E Still affordable, these are really nice records! MB $200

9. Lee Green (Pork Chops) — "Good Morning Susie I'm Gonna Beat Your Bread/Sealskin Brown Woman" DECCA 7368 E+/E WITH JUG BAND MB $100

10. Lil Green — "Romance In The Dark/What Have I Done?" BLUEBIRD 8524 E Her CLASSIC MB $50

11. Lil Green — "Why Don't You Do Right?/Love Me" BLUEBIRD 8714 E MB $50

12. Lil Green — "I'm Going To Copyright Your Kisses/How Can I Go On" BLUEBIRD 8790 E/E+ MB $50

13. Mary Harris — "No Christmas Blues/Happy New Year Blues" DECCA 7804 E+ With CHARLEY JORDAN on Guitar!!!! MB $100

14. Smoky Harrison — "Iggly Oggly Blues/Hop Head Blues" PARAMOUNT 12920 P Has open crack to the label—but this is ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN COPIES! SUPER RARE PARAMOUNT GUITAR BLUES RECORD—LATE NUMBER MB $50

15. Hattie Hart — "I Let My Daddy Do That/I'm Missing That Thing" Vocalion 02855 • V+ SUPER RARE AND GREAT!! Looks V+ but plays E+. MB $1000

16. The Harum Scarums — "Come On In/Where Did You Stay Last Night" PARAMONT 13104 V- Needs extra weight to track at the beginning. Super rare—maybe THREE KNOWN COPIES on Paramount!!! MB $50

17. Robert And Charlie Hicks — "Darktown Gamblin' — Part 1/Part 2" COLUMBIA 14531 E+ Barbeque Bob and Charlie Lincoln together!! STUNNING COPY! MB $300

18. The Honey Dripper (Roosevelt Sykes) — "She's In My Blood/Knock Me Out" DECCA 7796 E/E+ MB $50

19. Rosetta Howard And The Harlem Hamfats — "If You're A Viper/Rosetta Blues" DECCA 7370 V+ Classic Marijuana song from the 1930's—plays fabulous! MB $30

20. Frank (Half-Pint) Jackson — "She Sends Me/You Certainly Look Good To Me" DECCA 7345 V+/E- MB $20

21. Frankie (Half Pint) Jackson — "Fan It Boogie Woogie/Don't Pan Me" DECCA 7638 E- MB $25

22. Frankie (Half Pint) Jackson — "Let Me Ride Your Train/Be Your Natural Self" DECCA 7786 E- MB $25

23. Jim Jackson — "Ain't You Sorry Mama? - Part I/Part II" VOCALION 1413 E+ MB $300

24. Blind Lemon Jefferson — "Christmas Eve Blues/Happy New Year Blues" PARAMOUNT 12692 V+ Decent copy of classic Lemon!!! MB $100

25. Lil Johnson — "Get 'Em From The Peanut Man/Press My Button" VOCALION 03199 E+ Gorgeous copy of all time classic double-sided Female Blues!!! MB $100

26. Lonnie Johnson — "Very Lonesome Blues/Love Story Blues" OKEH 8282 E VERY hard to find these early Okehs clean!!! Nice Fiddle on this one!!! MB $200

27. Pete Johnson And His Boogie Woogie Boys — "Lovin' Mama Blues/Cafe Society Rag" VOCALION 5186 E- Vocals by JOE TURNER MB $25

28. Jimmie La Rue/St. Louis Johnny — "Two Old Maids In A Folding Bed/Sister Kelly Blues" CHAMPION 50071 E B-side is by ROOSEVELT SYKES MB $100

29. Huddie Leadbelly — "Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On/Don't You Love Your Daddy No More?" BLUEBIRD 8550 E-/E MB $50

30. Robert Lockwood — "Little Boy Blue/Take A Little Walk With Me" BLUEBIRD 8820 E- FABULOUS TWO-SIDED MASTERPIECE!! B-side has a stain in the grooves that does NOT sound during play. The tougher of his two early Bluebirds! MB $700

31. Tommy McClennan — "New Highway No. 51/I'm Goin' Don't You Know" BLUEBIRD 8499 E There are stains in the grooves that make a very light swish when played . . . clean copy otherwise! Nice record!! MB $25

32. Mother McCollum — "When I Take My Vacation In Heaven/I Want To See Him" VOCALION 1532 • V STUNNING FEMALE GUITAR GOSPEL!!! LEGENDARY RARITY!!!! Plays E to E+. These NEVER SHOW UP FOR SALE. I upgraded to an E- so this is for sale. MB $1000

33. Memphis Minnie — "Frankie Jean (That Trottin' Fool)/Memphis Minnie—" VOCALION 1588\ V+ ONE OF HER ABSOLUTE BEST RECORDS—almost never for sale!!! This one plays E+!!! GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A FABULOUS RECORD! MB $300

34. Mississippi Jook Band (BLIND ROOSEVELT GRAVES) — "Skippy Whippy/Hittin' The Bottle Stomp" MELOTONE 6-11-65 E+ Almost PERFECT copy of classic sides by Blind Roosevelt Graves and his Brother!!! Almost never shows up this clean!!! From Old Store Stock—got two, kept one and this is the other one. MB $500

35. The Mississippi Sheiks — "Sales Tax/Sweet Maggie" BLUEBIRD 5453 V- DOUBLE-SIDED MASTERPIECE!!!!! Super tough to find! ONLY for sale because I got a slightly better copy—but this one plays E and is most enjoyable!!! MB $200

36. Sonny Boy Nelson/Tampa Red & His Chicago Five — "Low Down/When Love Comes In" BLUEBIRD 7091 NEW!!! With TIGHT internal hair crack.....from Old Store Stock!!! GREAT ONE! MB $100

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