EOY List Aggregate: 2018 Old Music: Blues/Gospel/R&B

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Some breakdowns by genre:


  1. James Brown & the Famous Flames: The Federal & King Singles As and Bs 1956-61 (Acrobat -2CD) {5}: YW:+ -- TH:A-
  2. Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris (Dust-to-Digital) {5}: FR_r:8, PO:+; jdt:+
  3. Stax '68: A Memphis Story (Craft -5CD) {4}: V:+(1); am_bx:+, vgg:5
  4. Confessin' the Blues (BMG) {2}: YW:+; am_b:+
  5. Twentieth Annual Southern Music Issue: Featuring North Carolina (Oxford American) {2}: PO:+; xhs:+
  6. Prof Harold Boggs: Lord Give Me Strength: Early Recordings 1952 to 1964 (Gospel Friend) {1}: jdt:+
  7. Jean Carn: Don't Let It Go to Your Head: The Anthology (Soulmusic -2CD) {1}: am_o:+
  8. Chic: The Chic Organization 1977-1979 (Atlantic -5CD) {1}: am_o:+
  9. Lee Dorsey: Night People: The Best of Lee Dorsey (Sunset Blvd -3CD) {1}: PO:+
  10. Aretha Franklin: Atlantic Records 1960s Collection (Rhino/Atlantic) {1}: V:+(1)
  11. Joe Simon: Step by Step: The Complete Pop Hits (Real Gone Music) {1}: am_o:+
  12. Sonny Boy Williamson: The Complete Trumpet Ace and Checker Singles 1951-62 (Acrobat) {1}: YW:+
  13. 23 Classic Blues Songs From the 1920's Vol 16 (Blues Images) {1}: V:+(1)
  14. Fame Northern Soul (Kent) {1}: YW:+
  15. Music City Blues & Rhythm (Ace) {1}: jdt:+
  16. Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James (Sylvan Songs) {1}: am_b:+
  17. The Contempo Story 1973-1977: The Original Home of Soul (Cherry Red -3CD) {1}: PO:+


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