Photos from the Delmark Records Archives

Kim Johnson of Delmark Records was kind enough to share some of these photos from the Delmark photo files. This label has long been considered the hallmark of Chicago blues record labels, and a look below at some of their artists will tell you why! For more information about Delmark Records, visit their website.

75Magic_Sam

Magic Sam

75Robert_Ward_promo

Robert Ward

75Rush_cover_shot

Otis Rush

75WillieKentplaying

Willie Kent

75Lurrie_Bell

Lurrie Bell

75Mad_Dog

Lester Davenport

75Magic_Sam_Live

Magic Sam

75Junior_Wells

Junior Wells Vintage Photo

75Little_Sammy_Davis_mini

Little Sammy Davis

75Bonnie_Lee

Bonnie Lee

75BytherSmith

Byther Smith

75Johnny_B_Moore

Johnny B. Moore

75Eddy_Burns

Eddie “Guitar” Burns

75Koester_JohnnyB_b_w

Bob Koester – Owner & Visionary of Delmark Records

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J.B. Hutto

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Otis Rush

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Barkin’ Bill

Aaron_Burton

Aaron Burton

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Brewer Phillips

Carey_Bell

Carey Bell

Dawkins

Jimmy Dawkins

Eddie_Clearwater

Eddie Clearwater

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Golden Wheeler

Golden_Wheeler__2

Golden Wheeler

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Hammie Nixon & Sleepy John Estes

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Jimmie Lee Robinson

Little_Athur

Little Arthur

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Little Brother Montgomery & Edith Wilson (Photo by Steve Tomashefsky)

Little_Milton

Little Milton

Mighty_Joe_Young

Mighty Joe Young

Big_Joe_Williams

Big Joe Williams

Rockin_Johnny_Band

Rockin’ Johnny Band

Tail_Dragger

Tail Dragger

82Magic_Sam

Magic Sam – Delmark Publicity Photo

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