100 Greatest "Live" Blues Albums


Criteria: The Blues were meant to be played live. These albums capture these artists in performance with the perfect mix of audience interaction, pace, timing & musicianship. This list Does include selected Blues/Rock performers who often provided a mixed set of those two genre's during performance.
"Live" Blues Albums
1. Live at The Regal
B.B. King
2. Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live
Muddy Waters
3. Live at Cafe Au Go Go (& Soledad Prison)
John Lee Hooker
4. 1964 Live On Maxwell Street
Robert Nighthawk
5. Thursday Night in San Francisco
Albert King
6. At Newport 1960
Muddy Waters
7. Live and Cookin' (at Alice's Revisited)
Howlin' Wolf
8. Drinkin' TNT 'N' Smokin Dynamite
Buddy Guy/Junior Wells
9. Live Wire/Blues Power
Albert King
10. Live in Cook County Jail
B.B. King
11. Live at The Fillmore
Derek & The Dominos
12. At Fillmore East
The Allman Brothers
13. Where Have You Been/Live at Montreaux
Luther Allison
14. Live at Montreaux/82/85
Stevie Ray Vaughan
15. Concert at Newport
John Lee Hooker
16. Frozen Alive
Albert Collins
17. Irish Tour 74
Rory Gallagher
18. Live at Carnegie Hall
Stevie Ray Vaughan
19. Live From Austin
Delbert McClinton
20. Live at Westville Prison
Little Milton
21. Live at The Old Waldorf
Mike Bloomfield
22. Real Life/Live
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
23. Blues Guitar Virtuoso/Live in Europe
Ronnie Earl
24. Live
George Thorogood
25. Live at The Electric Ballroom
Freddie King
26. Live at The Knickerbocker
Big Willie Horton
27. Beware of The Dog
Hound Dog Taylor
28. Live in Europe
Otis Rush
29. Sontaneous Combustion
Son Seals
30. Live in NYC 97
Johnny Winter
31. Blues is King
B.B. King
32. Live From Chicago
Lonnie Brooks
33. Killing Floor
Howlin' Wolf
34. Live at Winterland '73
Paul Butterfield
35. Blues at Sunrise/Live at Montreaux
Albert King
36. Live in 63
J.B. Lenoir
37. Live at Newport
Reverand Gary Davis
38. Grits Aint Groceries
Little Milton
39. Soho/Live at Ronnie Scott's
Peter Green
40. Live and Kickin'
Savoy Brown
41. Live in Chicago
Luther Allison
42. Last Time Around/Live at Legends
Buddy Guy/Junior Wells
43. Hooker 'N' Heat Live
John Lee Hooker/Canned Heat
44. So Many Roads Live
Otis Rush
45. Live Alive
Stevie Ray Vaughan
46. Live
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
47. Live at The Hot Club
Memphis Slim
48. Live at The Marquee 1969
John Mayall
49. Alone, The First Concert
John Lee Hooker
50. The Turning Point
John Mayall
51. Live at The Boston Tea Party
Fleetwood Mac
52. I'm Tore Down/Live in Texas
Freddie King
53. Live 92/93
Albert Collins
54. In Session
Albert King/Stevie Ray Vaughan
55. It's My Life Baby
Junior Wells
56. Burnin' Down The House
Etta James
57. American Axe Live in 74
Roy Buchanan
58. Live
Delbert McClinton
59. Live at The New Orleans House Berkeley
Hot Tuna
60. Together For The First Time
B.B. King/Bobby 'Blue' Bland
61. Last Call/Live at The Boston Tea Party
Otis Spann
62. Cryin' The Blues/ Live in Concert
Willie Dixon/Johnny Winter
63. Jazz/Blues Fusion Live
John Mayall
64. Peakin' at The Beacon
The Allman Brothers
65. Fillmore East The Lost Concert
Mike Bloomfield
66. Hellbound Train Live
Savoy Brown
67. Live and Burning
Son Seals
68. Backtrack Live
The Nighthawks
69. Stretchin' Out Live
Duke Robilliard
70. Whiskey Store Live
Tab Benoit/Jimmy Thackery
71. Coastin' Home
Mick Taylor
72. Hoochie Coochie Man Live
Muddy Waters
73. Live/The Real Deal
Buddy Guy
74. Raisin' Hell Live
Elvin Bishop
75. Live at The Big Easy
Alan Haynes
76. In The Beginning/Live
Stevie Ray Vaughan
77. Live at The Checkerboard Lounge
Buddy Guy
78. An Evening of Acoustic Music
Taj Mahal
79. Travelin' On
John Mooney
80. Live in Japan
B.B. King
81. Live at Ronnie Scott's
Memphis Slim
82. Long Way From Home
Eddie Taylor
83. Live in Chicago
Fleetwood Mac
84. Live at 85
Pinetop Perkins
85. Discovering The Blues
Robben Ford
86. Live in Ann Arbor & Chicago
Magic Sam
87. Live 1980
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown
88. Live in Japan
Snooks Eaglin
89. Live at The Dead Goat Saloon
L.A. Jones & The Blues Messengers
90. In Paris, Baby Please Don't Go
Memphis Slim/Willie Dixon
91. Live at Paradiso
Omar and The Howlers
92. Live One
Dave Hole
93. Live at Ludlow Garage
The Allman Brothers
94. Live at Pachyderm Studio
Indigenous
95. Live at Blue Cat Blues
Jim Suhler/Alan Haynes
96. Live at The Park Tower Blues Fest.
Snooks Eaglin
97. Live From San Francisco
Etta James
98. Live at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
Roomful of Blues
99. Live at The Fillmore
Tommy Castro
100. Mojo Ramble
Snooky Pryor


Last Updated: 2005-02-16
Newly added names are in Red