Magic Sam

All My Whole Life / All Night Long

Cobra : 5025

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  • Artist: Magic Sam
  • A Side: All My Whole Life
  • B Side: All Night Long
  • Label: Cobra
  • Format: 45s



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

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This week's R&B blaster is a slab of 1958 Chicago R&B dancer, hidden away of the flipsides of an authentic street Blues session from Samuel Gene Maghett with his 3rd 45 for this iconic buut short-llived label.

The main aspect of this listing, is the very rare condition of Mint minus, still housed in it's birth-sleeve. You don't need us to remind you, just how rare this level of perfectness is whilst acquiring 50's Chicago Blues.

Our lead side is aimed squarely at the growing band of the European R&B DJ's. Willie Dixon penned "All My Whole Life" kicks off with dominant guitar riffs, leading "Maghett's" wailing vocal through a mid-tempo dancefloor delight. Punctuated with his significant guitar prowess, Magic Sam rolls out an instantaneous R&B driller, an totally motivational 2:10 minutes of raw Jump Blues.

Flip it over to the original a-side, you are greeted by authentic 1958 Chicago Blues from the street from the Howard Bedno & Eli Toscano enterprise that started to careers of so many Chicago hopefuls, besides Magic Sam there was such notables as Betty Everett, Otis Rush, Harold Burrage etc.

Try finding this late 50's double-hitter in this super-fine condition, again.

Condition Report

Two clean labels, no writing, stains, stickers or tears. Previously unplayed vinyl only reveals the merest of sleeve storage hairlines. as you will hear both sides play without any vinyl aging hiss, not a crackle to be heard.

A Side

  • Title: All My Whole Life

    B Side

  • Title: All Night Long
  • Year: 1958
  • City: Chicago, il