Back Issues

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Back issues are provided at just £2.00 each.

We are also able to provide PDFs of “sold out” back issues of B&R (see below).

NOTE: Many of these are in very short supply (only single issues left in some cases – see comments), so when ordering, please list alternatives.

Issue number 

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020 Dixie Hummingbirds, Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson

054 Mojo Buford, Sonny Rodgers, Country Blues, Gospel

056 Lowell Fulson On Texas Alexander

064 Earl King, Guitar Kelly

070 Bessie Smith, UK Blues Festival Special

079 Rick Estrin, Bobby Parker

102 Keb Mo, The Lanor Story

179 Marl Young, The Hy-Tone Label, Little Smokey Smothers

190 Rhumboogie, Robert Belfour, Elder Lightfoot Solomon Micheaux

191 Roscoe Robinson, Little Sonny Warner, Wallace Coleman

193: Thomas Shaw, Sotoplay Records, Eddie Chamblee

196: Jesse Belvin, Hank Marr, Blind Percy

197 Mance Lipscomb, Rev J.M. Gates, Muddy Waters

198 Blues and WW1, Henry Gray, Cecil Shaw, Monograms

202 Paul Gayten, Lil Dave Thompson, John Henry Barbee, Mondellos

203 Eugene Wright, Willie King, Sepia Tones

204 Leo Blevins, Dusty Brown, The Youngsters

205 Floyd Jones, Big George Brock, Johnny Shine

206 Terry Timmons, Papa John Creach, The Orlandos

208 Hal Singer, Orchid Records, Alice Moore, Five Blue Notes

209 Blues Journeys Part 1, Classie Ballou, Clarence Muse, Dusty Brooks

211 Blues Journeys Part 3, Sonny Rhodes, Pee Wee Clayton

212 Tempo Tone label, Al Hibbler and the Blues, The Whispers

213 Los Angeles R&B, Miracle Valley, Lil’ Son Jackson

214 Carter Brothers, Five C’s, Baton Rouge Blues

216 Dickie Thompson, Jaxyson Records, The Hepsters

217 Big Sis Andrews, The Spiritual Five, Eddie Taylor Jr, Andrew Brown

218 Artie ‘Blues Boy’ White, Little Addison, ‘Big T’ Williams and ‘Junebug’ Jefferson

222 The Flamingos Pt 2, Johnny Copeland, Monroe Jones

223 Joe Lutcher, Paramount Records, Robert Lockwood

224 Christine Chatmon, Chainsaw Dupont, Louis Jordan

225 Jimmy Burns, The Continentals, Eunice Davis

226 Jessie Mae Hemphill, Ike Turner, Victory Five

227 Henry Brown, King Odom Quartet, Blues In The 1970s

228 Tiny Grimes Discography, Elmore James Jr, Stomp Gordon

231 Trilon Records, Bill ‘Howl-N-Mad’ Perry, Dominoes Part 2

232 Mel Alexander, Cardello de Milo, Highwater Records

234 Music City Records, Dennis ‘Long Man’ Binder, Jimmy Dawkins

252 Big Joe Williams, Eddie Kirkland, Tomcat Courtney

253 Champion Jack Dupree, Eddie Kirkland Part 2, Skippy White & Bluestown Records

256 Memphis Slim, Nelda Dupoy, Freddie King, Bishop Manning

257 Jerry McCain, Stovall Sisters, Robert Nighthawk

261 Sunnyland Slim, Mighty Joe Houston, Lane Hardin

267 Etta James, Roosevelt Sykes, Johnny Otis, Red Caps Part 2

268 Jap Curry & The Blazers, Homesick James, Red Caps Part 3

273 Sam Charters Pt 2, Larry McCray, Mercy Dee

275 Percy Mayfield, Bob Geddins Pt 2, West Coast Mysteries, John Lee Hooker Jr

276 Don Hill, Bob Geddins & Rhythm Records, Lightnin’ Slim

277 Leon & Otis René Story, Little Brother Montgomery, Don Hill Part 2

278 Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson, Excelsior Records, Robert Johnson

279 Jimmy Rogers, Edith Johnson, The New Young Bluebloods

283 Professor Longhair, Rudy Toombs, Birmingham George

284 Dialtone Records, Gene ‘Birdlegg’ Pittman, Boogie Woogie Trio

286 Lynn Hope, Ma Rainey, Remembering Tarheel Slim

287 Sonet Records Story, Major Lee Burkes, Eddie Taylor

290 J.B. Lenoir, Mr. Sipp, Lavelle White, Blind Boy Paxton

291 Jimmy McCracklin, Curtis Griffin, Clarence Pierce, Jimmy Rogers

294 The Blues Revival Pt 1, Roy Brown Pt 1, Gospel Rarities, Kenny ‘Beedy Eyes’ Smith

295 The Blues Revival Pt 2, Roy Brown Pt 2, Chuck Berry Box Set

298 Sherwood Fleming, Wynonie Harris, Cookies Pt 2

301 B.B. King Special, Magpie Piano Blues

304 Bob Shad Story, Jay Miller Pt 2, Orange Jefferson

305 Mr. R&B Interviews Pt 1, King Edward, Origina Jazz Library

306 Mr R&B Interviews Part 2, Shifty Henry, Atlantic Blues Originals

307 Mr R&B Interviews Part 3, Staple Singers, Fontana Blues & Gospel

309 Boogie with Vido Mussi, Kent Records, Detroit Blues

312 Imperial Legendary Masters, Trudy Lynn, Blinky Allen

317 Chicago Sessions Pt 2, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Axel Zwingenburger P 1

318 Pee Wee Crayton, Axel Zwingenburger P 2, The Specialty Story

329 Grady ‘Fats’ Jackson, Joe Beard, 1940s Gospel Quartets

332 Atlantic Records At 70, Mississippi Hill Country Blues, Dixie Hummingbirds

333 Johnnie Mae Dunson, Mississippi Hill Country Blues Pt 2, Spirit Of Memphis Quartet

334 M.C. Reeder, Detroit Gospel, Rare RPM 45s

335 Five Blind Boys Of Mississippi and Alabama, B.B. King’s greatest live album, Sheldon Recording Studios

337 Larry Dale, Searching For Robert Johnson, Chris Strachwitz interview part 2

338 Budget Bin Browsing, Sherrill Holly, Searching For Robert Johnson Part 2

339 Red Prysock, Solomon Burke, Searching For Robert Johnson Part Three

340 Rise And Fall Of Aladdin Records, Kip Lornell, Texas Blues, Cadillac Baby

341 Young Jessie, Cajun & Zydeco Essentials, Robert Johnson Biography

342 The Gabriel Story Pt 1, Cajun Roots, Larry Garner

343 The Gabriel Story Pt 2, Goree Carter, Zydeco Roots

344 Johnny Otis interview, Gabriel Discography, Bea & Baby

345 Dinah Washington: The R&B Years, Specialty Records, Lionel Hampton

346 Big Joe Williams Pt 1, Fats Domino Rarities, Pre-War Cajun Music

347 Big Joe Williams Pt 2, Johnny Nicholas, Fats Domino Box Set

348 Luther Allison, The Ideals, Big Bill Broonzy, More Zydeco Roots

349 Fenton Robinson, Tary Owens’ Texas Interviews, Blues Music From Oakland

351 James Ray, Little Richard tribute, The JSP Story Pt 2

353 Baby Face Willette, Don Bryant, James Cotton

358 Johnny Otis Pt 3, Billy Stewart, Roy Brown, Smokey Hogg

360 Joe Liggins, Hop Wilson, Erbie Bowser & Johnny Holmes, Calvin Owens

361 Chuck Willis, Robert Cooksey, Little Son Willis

362 Chuck Willis Pt 2, Big Joe Turner, Tommy Johnson, JCR Records

363: Josh White

365: Don Gardner

366: Dick Waterman

367: New York Blues Artists

368: Gabriel Brown, Jimmy Witherspoon

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Out of Print Issues of B&R

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