Rooster Blues Records


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Rooster Blues is an American independent record label founded in 1980 that is dedicated to blues music from the Mississippi Delta. Rooster Blues was co-founded by Jim O’Neal in Chicago, and initially the label released 14 albums by South Side Chicago blues musicians. In 1986, O’Neal moved the label to Clarksdale, Mississippi and began focusing on the area’s Delta blues performers. Over the next 12 years, Rooster Blues released albums by Booba Barnes, Carey Bell, Eddy Clearwater, Willie Cobbs, Larry Davis, John Littlejohn, Lonnie Pitchford, Lonnie Shields, Magic Slim, Super Chikan, James Thomas, and Valerie Wellington. In 1998, the label suspended operations, and in 1999 it was sold to Bottled MaJic Music. However, in 2000, Rooster Blues resumed operations and celebrated its 20th anniversary.
• 100% cotton
• Fabric weight: 5.0–5.3 oz/yd² (170-180 g/m²)
• Open-end yarn
• Tubular fabric
• Taped neck and shoulders
• Double seam at sleeves and bottom hem

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