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
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