BLUES WORLD buys 78 rpm phonograph records.

Here are the types of records I buy:

Blues, Jazz, Hillbilly and Danceband 78 rpm records from the 1920s and 1930s on labels such as Autograph, Black Swan, Black Patti, Banner, Bluebird, Broadway, Brunswick, Champion, Columbia, Conqueror, Decca, Electradisk, Gennett, Harmony, Herwin, Melotone, Okeh, Paramount, Perfect, QRS, Romeo, Silvertone, Supertone, Superior, Varsity, Victor and Vocalion.

Postwar blues and rock and roll 78 rpm records on labels such as Ace, Aladdin, Aristocrat, Atlantic, Brunswick, Chance, Checker, Chief, Chess, Club 51, Cobra, Deluxe, Downbeat, Duke, Elko, Excello, Federal, Fire, Flair, Flip, Fortune, Goldband, Gold Star, Gotham, Groove, Herald, JAX, J-V-B, King, Lyric, Lucky, Macy's, Meteor, Modern, Old Town, Ora Nelle, Parkway, Parrot, Post, Profile, RPM, Red Robin, Recorded In Hollywood, Sittin' In With, Specialty, States, Sun, Swingtime, Talent, TempotoneTrumpet, United, Vee-Jay, VIN

I buy gospel 78s and postwar country records on small labels. Ones on major labels such as Capitol, RCA-Victor, Columbia are not of interest.

Here are some of the records I do not buy:

Pop, Easy Listening, Ballads, Big Band, Comedy, Dixieland, Classical, Opera, SoundTracks.

I do not buy records by common or popular artists including Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Dean Martin, Tony Pastor, Tony Martin, Eddie Fisher, Rosemary Clooney, Enoch Light, Dinah Shore, Gale Storm, Pat Boone, Glenn Miller, Sammy Kaye, Nat King Cole, Lawrence Welk, Guy Lombardo, Wayne King, Dick Haymes, Les Paul, Mantovani, Tiny Hill, Ray Anthony, Vaughn Monroe, Andre Kostelanetz, Frankie Laine, Gordon Jenkins, Woody Herman, Kay Kyser, Kay Starr, Ken Griffin, Liberace, or Julius LaRosa.