Ace Records Limited
“The UK’s leading reissue label since 1978” - CD reissues of the highest standard.
Bear Family Records
“Europe’s No. 1 source for American-style roots music, country, rock ‘n’ roll, folk and blues”
Very best in CD and box set reissues; includes mail-order facility.
Floyd’s Record Shop
For all things Louisiana music.
Blues & Rhythm: The Gospel Truth
“Europe’s leading specialist blues, R&B, gospel and doo wop magazine”
Approaching 300 issues (10 in a full year) and no signs of flagging.
A magazine sadly no longer published, but back issues are still available. Quality coverage of all types of African-American blues and traditional music, from the city to Southern soul, from vintage R&B to gospel and zydeco, with just a touch of other related genres.
Now Dig This
"The premier rock ‘n’ roll magazine, monthly."
John Tefteller/Blues Images
“Classic blues calendars, posters, CDs, T-shirts and blues songs.” Plus regular auctions of highly collectible records.
“Last Swill and Testament: The hilarious, unexpurgated memoirs of Paul ‘Sailor’ Vernon” (Music Mentor Books)
The subtitle hints at contents. Also a fascinating social study of the landscape in which young blues fans grew up in post-war Britain.
“Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues” (University Press of Mississippi).
The dedicated story of Louisiana’s swamp pop music.
Southern Soul Heaven - articles, artist biographies and great music of the more obscure kind.
The informative site for the best in southern soul from Red Kelly, the compassionate Soul Detective.
A tribute to postwar roots music of all kinds from Chicago-based author and prolific CD compiler/note writer.
Martin Hawkins Music
Research into rock music history from a personal perspective, including his first-rate books.
New York author, composer and musician
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