Photos from the Delmark Records Archives

Kevin 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.

Magic Sam

Jimmy Dawkins in session for Delmark. Photo Ray Flerlage.

Robert Ward

Willie Kent

Lurrie Bell

Lester Davenport

Junior Wells Vintage Photo

Bonnie Lee

Byther Smith

Johnny B. Moore

Eddie “Guitar” Burns

Otis Rush

Barkin’ Bill

Aaron Burton

Brewer Phillips

Carey Bell

Jimmy Dawkins

Eddie Clearwater

Golden Wheeler

Golden Wheeler

Hammie Nixon & Sleepy John Estes

Jimmie Lee Robinson

Little Arthur

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

Little Milton

Mighty Joe Young

Big Joe Williams

Rockin’ Johnny Band

Tail Dragger

Magic Sam – Delmark Publicity Photo

James Wheeler

Jimmy Burns

Jesse Fortune

Aaron Moore

Syl Johnson

Jimmie Lee Robinson

Big Joe Williams 1961 photo by Peter Amft.

Magic Sam being interviewed at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival in 1969. Photo by Tom Copi.


Jimmie Lee Robinson

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