Eddie Boyd and his Chess Men

The Story Of Bill / Please Help Me

Chess : 1582

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  • Artist: Eddie Boyd and his Chess Men
  • A Side: The Story Of Bill
  • B Side: Please Help Me
  • Label: Chess
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: M-
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

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Impossible condition for this 1954 Jump Blues mover, an R&B DJ delight.

Archive previously unplayed condition, still housed in it's original scalloped top, serrated bottom seam brown sleeve.

Both sides written by this pupil of Beale Street, Memphis. As he displays on "The Story Of Bill" Boyd was gifted lyricist, the ups and downs of "Bill" told through Jumping Blues dance session partitioned by a mighty Saxophone break. the clarity of his snarling vocal taking this 1954 Chess session to

to find a 66 year old Chicago 45 in this magnificent state of preservation is truly remarkable, made all the better by the fact, this is one of Boyd's most convincing R&B offerings . ready for DJ turntable action, offering crisp, loud clarity.

Blues fans with adore the mournful guitar and wailing delivery of another "My Baby's Found Somebody Else" song, a fabulous display of the guitar uplifting the narrative just as much despairing vocal.

Two spectacular sides, in a level of condition, we are just not going to encounter again.

Condition Report

Two unblemished full colour labels, NO fade. Full gloss vinyl on revealing the merest sleeve storage hairline under direct light. Plays superb! We'll never encounter a finer copy

A Side

  • Title: The Story Of Bill

    B Side

  • Title: Please Help Me
  • Year: 1954
  • City: Chicago, Il