Rory Block - a Guide

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The list author says: "Rory Block is certainly one of the best, if not THE best, acoustic blueswoman of any era. From time to time, she will dabble in other styles as well and she does this well but she has made her real mark in acoustic blues. A very interesting and strong career. Here is a guide to her recordings:"
Country Blues Guitar: Rare Archival Recordings 1963-1971
1.  Country Blues Guitar: Rare Archival Recordings 1963-1971 by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "Early recordings."
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Early Tapes 1975-1976
2.  Early Tapes 1975-1976 by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "Another early set."
$8.99   Used & New from: $7.90
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I'm in Love
3.  I'm in Love by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1976"
$47.19   Used & New from: $25.69

Intoxication So Bitter Sweet
4.  Intoxication So Bitter Sweet by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1977 set- "Help Me Baby" "Hard Workin' Woman""
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You're the One
5.  You're the One by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1978- another early set "Love at First Sight" "You're the One""
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High Heeled Blues
6.  High Heeled Blues by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1981- This was her first album for RounderRecords and although she recorded before, it was sort of a debut. "Walkin' Blues" and "Devil Got My Man""
$14.99   Used & New from: $2.76
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Blue Horizon
7.  Blue Horizon by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1983- She does a number of styles very well here. "Swing Low" and "Just Like a Man""
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
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Rhinestones & Steel Strings
8.  Rhinestones & Steel Strings by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1983- another mix of styles including acoustic blues. "No Way for Me to Get Along" and "I Might Find A Way" can be found here."
$17.06   Used & New from: $4.46
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I've Got A Rock In My Sock
9.  I've Got A Rock In My Sock by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1986- Another mix of styles yielded "Lovin' Whiskey" and "Highland Overture"."
$17.54   Used & New from: $4.03
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Best Blues and Originals
10.  Best Blues and Originals by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "Highlighting 1981 to 1987 work. "El Vuelo del Alam""
$13.99   Used & New from: $3.44
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Best Blues & Originals 2
11.  Best Blues & Originals 2 by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "This highlights more of the same- "Long Journey""
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House of Hearts
12.  House of Hearts by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1987- This was dedicated to Block's recently deceased 20 year old son, who was killed in an auto accident. A very emotional and powerful set. Think Eric Clapton's "Tears in heaven" andthat's what all the songs are about."
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Women In (E)motion Festival
13.  Women In (E)motion Festival by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1988 live concert work released in 1994. Very Good."
$19.52   Used & New from: $7.85
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Turning Point
14.  Turning Point by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "Recorded in 1989 but not released until late 1990's. Mostly folk-pop sounds here."
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Mama's Blues
15.  Mama's Blues by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1991- A mostly bluesy set with covers of Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Bessie Smith as well assome original songs- very good one."
$15.24   Used & New from: $0.01
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Ain't I a Woman
16.  Ain't I a Woman by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1992 - mostly blues and gospel - "Walk In Jerusalem"."
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Angel of Mercy
17.  Angel of Mercy by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1994 - Not a lot of blues on this one but good nonetheless. "A Father and 2 sons""
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When a Woman Gets the Blues
18.  When a Woman Gets the Blues by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1995- As the title implies, a bluesy set. Combination of covers and original music with a pair of a cappella songs. Home Run!"
$16.73   Used & New from: $0.51
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Tornado
19.  Tornado by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1996- a more folky set well done."
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Lovin' Whiskey:a Collection of Songs from the Roun
20.  Lovin' Whiskey:a Collection of Songs from the Roun by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "Another Rounder Records compilation"
Used & New from: $7.18

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Gone Woman Blues: Country Blues Collection
21.  Gone Woman Blues: Country Blues Collection by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1989 to 1996 compilation captures many great tunes."
$12.11   Used & New from: $1.84
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Confessions of a Blues Singer
22.  Confessions of a Blues Singer by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "1998- Another solid bluesy set."
$12.27   Used & New from: $0.32
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

I'm Every Woman
23.  I'm Every Woman by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2002- An eclectic set."
$17.89   Used & New from: $0.20
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Last Fair Deal
24.  Last Fair Deal by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2003- After more than 20 years with Rounder Records, she switches to the Telarc label, This is a bluesy mix of covers and originals including "Amazing Grace""
$12.66   Used & New from: $2.98
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Sisters & Brothers
25.  Sisters & Brothers by Eric Bibb
The list author says:
  "2004- With Eric Bibb and Maria Muldaur. All are good and they all get about equal time."
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From the Dust
26.  From the Dust by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2005- Just Block and her guitar- really good one."
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Lady & Mr Johnson
27.  Lady & Mr Johnson by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2006- Here she does an album of Robert Johnson covers and this is exceptional."
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Blues Walkin' Like a Man: A Tribute To Son House
28.  Blues Walkin' Like a Man: A Tribute To Son House by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2008- Here she does Son House covers and very well."
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Shake 'Em On Down: A Tribute to Mississippi Fred Mcdowell
29.  Shake 'Em On Down: A Tribute to Mississippi Fred Mcdowell by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2011 release. Another good one."
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Rory Block In Concert
30.  Rory Block In Concert DVD ~ Rory Block
The list author says:
  "A Live DVD performance"
$14.99   Used & New from: $8.16
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Rory Block Teaches the Guitar of Robert Johnson, Vol. 1 and 2
31.  Rory Block Teaches the Guitar of Robert Johnson, Vol. 1 and 2 DVD ~ Rory Block
The list author says:
  "Instructional"
$44.99   Used & New from: $31.92
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Guitar Artistry of Rory Block Country Blues Guitar
32.  Guitar Artistry of Rory Block Country Blues Guitar DVD ~ Rory Block
The list author says:
  "More instructional"
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Country Blues Guitar
33.  Country Blues Guitar by Rory Block & Stefan Grossman
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Color Me Wild
34.  Color Me Wild by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "A set of children's music,"
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Rory Block: Most Requested Songs [VHS]
35.  Rory Block: Most Requested Songs [VHS] 
The list author says:
  "A hard to find one."
$54.06   Used & New from: $54.05

Old Time Banjo Project
36.  Old Time Banjo Project by Bill Vanaver, Ralph Smith, Rory Block John Cohen, Penny Cohen Bill Vanaver Bob Siggins, Allan Block Hank Schwartz Peter Siegel Allan Block
The list author says:
  "A guest appearance."
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I Belong to the Band: A Tribute to Rev. Gary Davis
37.  I Belong to the Band: A Tribute to Rev. Gary Davis by Rory Block
The list author says:
  "2012 fine release"
$11.27   Used & New from: $6.95
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