USED VINYL ALERT

Heading downstairs for the latest Used Vinyl Alert, we celebrate our shaking off of the winter blues this week with a healthy dose of the musical blues. One of the deepest spreads of that genre we've seen all year is here this go-round, including big scores from Mississippi John Hurt, Johnny Winter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Fenton Robinson, Blind Gary Davis, Howlin Wolf and, incredibly, Little Howlin Wolf (no relation), BB King, Memphis Minnie, Muddy Waters, Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy, Slim Harpo, Junior Parker, Champion Jack Dupree, Freddie King, Willie Dixon, Bukka White, Dr. John, Leadbelly, Spider John Koerner, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt, and Magic Sam.

Audiophile, are ye? We've got some delectable Mobile Fidelity pressings from a wide range of acts, including Steely Dan, Moody Blues, the Doors, the Beatles, and Pink Floyd. Not MoFi, but just as guaranteed to please, are classic LPs from Bob Dylan, the Stones, David Bowie, Tom Petty, the Beatles, Velvet Underground, AC/DC, Neil Young (including lots of bootlegs and Archive Series titles), the Kinks, Pink Floyd, Tom Waits, U2, Frank Zappa, The Zombies, Brian Eno, Flying Burrito Brothers, Link Wray, Old and In the Way, John Prine, King Crimson, and the Yardbirds! Also be sure to check out rare, heavy and/or freaky records from the Flock, Def Leppard, Black Sabbath, Wicked Lady, Doug Jerebine, Incredible String Band, Osanna, Arthur Brown, Junior's Eyes, Joshua, Bert Jansch, and Human Instinct.

Contemporary used vinyl is here from Beach House, the Hussy, White Stripes, Sharon Jones, Archers of Loaf, Kikagaku Moyo, Olivia Tremor Control, Lana Del Rey, Howlin Rain and Jonathan Wilson. Some killer hip-hop in the house from Blu & Exile, Eminem, Cypress Hill, LL Cool J, Ol Dirty Bastard, and DJ Rashad. Classic punk, wave and underground slabs are in from Madness, Patti Smith, MC5, Roky Erickson, Firehose, Devo, the Clash, and Ministry.

Jazz LPs this week include McCoy Tyner, Ahmad Jamal, John McLaughlin, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea. Country is in from Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, and Marty Stuart, plus we've got some reggae staples from Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley, plus some Indian classical LPs including a few from Ali Akbar Khan.