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This page contains a collection of some of the finest harmonica music available. By clicking on the links on this page you will be taken directly to If you buy the albums from these links then the NHL will gain a small amount of money from the sale. Why not help the NHL by buying the albums through this page? You can search Amazon's site from here:

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Recommended albums

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  • Blowing the Blues - A History of Blues Harmonica 1926-2002, issued on Indigo - IGOTCH 2536. Three CDs and Seventy one tracks of history for about 12.
  • Harp Attack - Junior Wells, James Cotton, Carey Bell & Billy Branch.
  • Blues Harp Boogie - A good, cheap compilation.

British Blues
  • Paul Lamb - Harmonica Man - 38 songs from a man who stands shoulder to shoulder with the best.
  • Eddie Martin has a string of CDs available through his web site including his latest Ice Cream which has received great reviews in the blues magazines. My long time favourite is the acoustic Alone in Soho. Other more electric guitar and rack harmonica blues albums are Pillowcase Blues, Keep On Working, Live in the USA, Fires and Floods , and Blue to the Bone. P.O. Box 416 Bristol BS99 2DE Tel/fax +44 (0) 117 907 9358
  • Nine Below Zero - Live at the Marquee/Don't Point Your Finger. - Mark Feltham has been around forever
  • Official Blues Band Bootleg Album/Ready - The NHLs very own President, Paul Jones
  • The Blues Band - Be my Guest - BGoCD600 - buy from BGO Records

Early Blues
  • Sonny Boy Williamson I - John Lee Williamson - Bluebird Blues - To buy it from Amazon click here.
  • Sonny Boy Williamson I - John Lee Williamson - Blues in the Mississippi Night - To buy it from Amazon click here. This album was banned for several years & the musicians who played on it unknown.

Chicago Blues

Country Blues

West Coast Blues



  • Toots Thielemans - Brazil Project
  • Toots Thielemans - East Coast, West Coast
  • Toots Thielemans, Les Thompson - Toots Blues: 1950/52 - To buy it from Amazon click here.
  • Harry Pitch - Harmonically Yours - a second CD of movie themes, standards, and his big hit "Goovin with Mr Bloe". Buy directly from Harry - 01628 622895.
  • William Galison & Madeleine Peyroux - Got you on my Mind - Great small group swing jazz and a vocalist with a touch of Billie Holiday about her. A masterclass by William who plays great guitar, chromatic harmonica, sings produced the CD. A nice range of tempos and mood, with obvious synergy between the performers. Morphius Records - - To buy it from Amazon click here.
  • Jens Bunge & Uli Wagner - Pas de Deux - Buy it from here -





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