Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN; source: http://dlynx.rhodes.edu/jspui/handle/10267/257
source: http://dlynx.rhodes.edu/jspui/handle/10267/257
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Kid
Bailey

date and location of birth unknown
date and location of death unknown
discography

This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

Kid Bailey 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
112/1929
or
1/1930
Kid Bailey

- Mississippi Bottom Blues (M-209/10)   @ youtube
- Rowdy Blues (M-211)   @ youtube

rec. September 25, 1929 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN; Kid Bailey, voc, g; unknown g
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Brunswick 7114

LP / CD compilations
21963The Mississippi Blues 1927-1940

Bukka White
- The Panama Limited
- Special Streamline
Willie Brown
- Future Blues
- M & O Blues

Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Rowdy Blues
Robert Wilkins
- That's No Way To Get Along
- I Do Blues

Mississippi John Hurt
- Got The Blues, Can't Be Satisfied
- Louis Collins
William Harris
- Bullfrog Blues
- Hot Time Blues
Skip James
- If You Haven't Any Hay, Get On Down The Road
- Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
Son House
- Preachin The Blues - part 1
- Preachin The Blues - part 2
brochure notes by
Gayle Dean Wardlow
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Origin Jazz Library OJL-5

notes by Gayle Dean
Wardlow (biographies)
and David Evans (lyric
transcriptions)
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= OJL-5 (1966)

OJL discograpy

31972Deep South Country Blues

Garfield Akers
- Cottonfield Blues part 1
- Cottonfield Blues part 2
- Jumpin' And Shoutin' Blues

Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Rowdy Blues
Willie Brown
- M & O Blues
- Future Blues
William Harris
- Bull Frog Blues
Son House
- My Black Mama part I
- My Black Mama part II
Harvey Hull
- Hey Lawdy Mama - The France Blues
Buster Johnson
- Undertaker Blues
William Moore
- One Way Gal
- Old Country Rock
Henry Sims
- Tell Me Man Blues
George "Bullet" Williams
- Touch Me Light Mama

Flyright LP 102

Flyright discography

41972Legendary Sessions - Memphis Style

Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Rowdy Blues
Garfield Akers + Joe Callicott
- Cottonfield Blues - Part 1
- Cottonfield Blues - Part 2
- Dough Roller Blues
- Jumpin' And Shoutin' Blues
Joe Callicott
- Fare Thee Well Blues
- Traveling Mama Blues
Jim Thomkins
- Bedside Blues
Bukka White
- The New 'Frisco Train
- The Panama Limited
- I Am In The Heavenly Way
- Promise True And Grand
- Sic 'EM Dogs On
- Po' Boy
Blind Willie Reynolds
- Married Man Blues
- Third Street Woman Blues
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Roots RSE 2

= Monogram (Autogram)
Roots special edition
Collector's Series RSE-2
(D 198?)

Roots discography

51988Delta Blues Vol. 2 (1929-1939)

Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Rowdy Blues
Garfield Akers + Joe Callicott
- Cottonfield Blues - Part 1
- Cottonfield Blues - Part 2
- Dough Roller Blues
- Jumpin' And Shoutin' Blues
Joe Callicott
- Fare Thee Well Blues
- Traveling Mama Blues

Jim Thomkins
- Bedside Blues
Bukka White
- The New 'Frisco Train
- The Panama Limited
- I Am In The Heavenly Way
- Promise True And Grand
- Sic 'EM Dogs On
- Po' Boy
Sam Collins
- Graveyard Digger's Blues
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Document DLP 533
5a1990?The Greatest in Country Blues   (1927-1956)

LP 1
- High Water Everywhere - Charlie Patton
- See That My Grave Is Kepy Clean - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Cotton Field Blues Part 2 - Garfield Akers
- James Alley Blues - Richard "Rabbit" Brown
- Had A Good Father And Mother - Washington Phillips
- Travelin' Blues - Blind Willie McTell
- Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Minglewood Blues - Cannon's Jug Stompers
- Nappy Head Blues - Bobby Grant
- Third Street Woman Blues - Blind Willie Reynolds
- My Black Momma Part I - Son House
- Bull-Doze Blues - Henry Thomas
- Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground - Blind Willie Johnson
- Trouble Hearted Blues - Ishman Bracey
- Honey In The Rock - Blind Mamie Forehand
- Frankie - Mississippi John Hurt
- Man Trouble Blues - Jaybird Coleman
- How Long - Frank Stokes
- Future Blues - Willie Brown
- Voice Throwin' Blues - Walter "Buddy Boy" Hawkins


LP 2
- Devil Got The Woman - Skip James
- When That Great Ship Went Down - William And Versey Smith
- The Jail House Blues - Sam Collins
- Touch Me Light Momma - George "Bullet" Williams
- Mothers Love - Blind Joe Taggart
- Skin Man Blues - "Hi" Henry Brown
- Lost Lover Blues - Lottie Kimbrough
- Levee Camp Moan Blues - Texas Alexander
- K.C. Moan - Memphis Jug Band
- Paddlin' Madeline Blues - Gitfiddle Jim
- Preachin' Blues - Robert Johnson
- Billy Lyons And Stack O'Lee - Furry Lewis
- Fryin' Pan Skillet Blues - Bessie Tucker
- Dallas Rag - Dallas String Band
- Crazy Cryin' Blues - Memphis Minnie
- Woke Up This Morning - Roosevelt Graves
- That's No Way To Get Along - Robert Wilkins
- McAbee Railroad Piece - Palmer McAbee
- The Gone Dead Train - King Soloman Hill
- Hastings St. - Blind Blake And Charlie Spand


LP 3
- Shorty George - Smith Casey
- Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down - Bozie Sturdivant
- I Be's Troubled - Muddy Waters
- How You Want It Done? - Big Bill Broonzy
- She's Coming Back Some Cold Rainy Day - The Georgia Cotton Pickers
- Sic 'Em Dogs On - Bukka White
- California Desert Blues - Lane Hardin
- Lonesome Day Blues - Jesse James
- Moanin' The Blues - Allen Shaw
- Midnight Hour Blues - Leroy Carr
- Jack O'Diamonds - Pete Harris
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James

- Rowdy Blues - Kid Bailey
- Rollin' And Tumblin' - Baby Face Leroy
- Penitentiary Blues (Pt. 1 & 2) - Smokey Hogg
- Baby How Long - Dan Pickett
- Mighty Long Time - Sonny Boy Williamson
- River Blues (Pt. 2) - Lowell Fulson
- Smokestack Lightnin' - Howlin' Wolf
- Moanin' Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins


compiled by Johnny Parth
3 LP set
20 page booklet notes
by Paul Oliver
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RST Blues Documents BD-1
(Austria)

3 CD set
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= Story Of Blues/Da Music
(1992)

3 CD set
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= 1201 Music (1999)

61990Son House And The Great Delta Blues Singers (1928-1929)

Son House
- My Black Mama - part 1
- My Black Mama - part 2
- Preachin" The Blues - part 1
- Preachin" The Blues - part 2
- Dry Spell Blues - part 1
- Dry Spell Blues - part 2
- Walking Blues
Willie Brown
- M&O Blues
- Future Blues

Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Rowdy Blues
Garfield Akers
- Cottonfield Blues - part 1
- Cottonfield Blues - part 2
- Dough Roller Blues
- Jumpin' And Shoutin' Blues
Joe Callicott
- Fare Tree Well Blues
- Traveling Mama Blues
Jim Thompkins
- Bedside Blues
Blind Joe (Willie) Reynolds
- Outside Woman Blues
- Nehi Blues
- Married Man Blues
- Third Street Woman Blue
Rube Lacy
- Mississippi Jail House Blues
- Ham Hound Crave
notes by Bob Groom





Document DOCD-5002
71991Masters Of The Delta Blues: The Friends Of Charlie Patton

- Rowdy Blues - Kid Bailey
- Big Fat Mama Blues - Tommy Johnson
- I Am In The Heavenly Way - Bukka White
- Future Blues - Willie Brown
- Brown Mama Blues - Ishman Bracey
- On The Wall - Louise Johnson
- Walking Blues (Unissued Test) - Son House
- Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Promise True And Grand - Bukka White

- Mississippi Bottom Blues - Kid Bailey
- Maggie Campbell Blues - Tommy Johnson
- My Black Mama (Part 1) - Son House
- My Black Mama (Part 2) - Son House
- Yellow Bee - Bertha Lee
- Long Way From Home - Louise Johnson
- M And O Blues - Willie Brown
- Button Up Shoes (Take 1, Unissued Test) - Tommy Johnson
- Mind Reader Blues - Bertha Lee
- Lonesome Home Blues (Take 1, Unissued Test) - Tommy Johnson
- Dry Spell Blues (Part 1) - Son House
- Dry Spell Blues (Part 2) - Son House
- Preachin' The Blues (Part 1) - Son House
- Preachin' The Blues (Part 2) - Son House

notes by Don Kent

Yazoo CD 2002
81999Broke, Black And Blue
An Anthology Of Blues Classics And Rarities

disc 1
Up Country Blues
- Barrel House Blues - Ed Andrews
- Georgia Stockade Blues - Tom Delaney
- Sun Brimmers Blues - Memphis Jug Band
- Goin' To Leave You Blues - Big Boy Cleveland
- Dry Bone Shuffle - Blind Blake
- Up Country Blues - DeFord Bailey
- Dead Drunk Blues - Sippie Wallace
- Original Stack O'Lee Blues - Long 'Cleve' Reed
- Easy Rider Don't You Deny My Name - Barbecue Bob
- Bo Lita - Kid Brown
- Everybody Help The Boys Come Home - William & Versey Smith
- Church Bells Blues - Luke Jordan
- Two Ways To Texas - Emery Glen
- It Won't Be Long Now - Barbecue Bob & Laughing Charley
- Bottleneck Blues - Weaver & Beasley
- Rock Island Blues - Lewis Black
- Midnight Blues - Bill Moore
- Fare Thee Blues - Johnnie Head
- My Monday Woman Blues - Jim Jackson
- What's The Matter Blues - Frank Stokes
- School Girl Blues - Rosie Mae Moore
- Cool Drink Of Water Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Left Alone Blues - Ishman Bracey
- T And T Blues - Mooch Richardson
- TC Johnson Blues - T. C. Johnson


disc 2
Broke & Hungry Blues
- Ham Hound Crave - Rube Lacey
- No More Women Blues - Alger "Texas" Alexander
- How Long, How Long Blues - Willie Jackson
- Unknown Blues - Tarter & Gay
- Chicken Wilson Blues - Chicken Wilson
- Stack O' Lee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
- Broke And Hungry Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Funny Feathers - Victoria Spivey
- Pitchin' Boogie - William Ezell
- Mr- Devil Blues - Jed Davenport

- Mississippi Bottom Blues - Kid Bailey
- Weary Heart Blues - James Wiggins
- Poor Man Blues - Henry Townsend
- Framer's Blues - Eli Framer
- Trinity River Blues - T-Bone Walker
- Heavy Suitcase Blues - Charley Taylor
- Traveling Mama Blues - Joe Calicott
- Jumpin' And Shoutin' Blues - Garfield Akers
- Bedside Blues - Jim Thompkins
- Walking Blues - Son House
- Future Blues - Willie Brown
- Long Ways from Home - Louise Johnson
- Frisco Blues - Bayless Rose
- Good Boy Blues - Arthur Petties
- No Special Rider Blues - Little Brother Montgomery


disc 3
Good Whiskey Blues
- Married Man Blues - Blind Willie Reynolds
- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- 22-20 Blues - Skip James
- Lonesome Road Blues - Sam Collins
- Midnight Hour Blues - Leroy Carr
- Fat Mama Blues - Jabo Williams
- Never Mind Blues - Georgia Boyd
- Twelves (Dirty Dozens) - Kokomo Arnold
- Little Leg Woman - Big Joe Williams
- That's What My Baby Likes - Bessie Jackson
- Good Whiskey Blues - Peetie Wheatstraw
- Strut That Thing - Cripple Clarence Lofton
- Teasin' Brown Blues - Louie Lasky
- Cold Blooded Murder, No.2 - Bumble Bee Slim
- Baby You Gotta Change Your Mind - Blind Boy Fuller
- Ashes In My Whiskey - Walter Davis
- It's Cold in China Blues - The Mississippi Moaner
- Jockey Blues - Jazz Gillum
- Prisoner Blues - George Clarke
- Back Door Blues - Casey Bill Weldon
- Don't Sell It (Don't Give It Away) - Buddy Woods
- Booker T. Blues - Washboard Sam
- Hard Scufflin' Blues - Little Buddy Doyle
- Jersey Belle Blues - Lonnie Johnson
- Baby, Please Don't Tell On Me - Tommy McClennan


disc 4
Jumpin' At The Club Blue Flame
- East St.Louis Blues - Faber Smith, Jimmy Yancey
- Bukka's Jitterbug Swing - Bukka White
- Can't You Read - Big Maceo Merriweather
- Life Is Like That - Memphis Slim
- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forrest City Joe
- Horse Shoe Boogie - Lee Brown
- Ruby Moore Blues - Lee Brown
- Low Land Blues - Lee Brown
- Round The World Blues - Lee Brown
- Rock That Boogie - Jimmie Gordon
- Fast Life - Jimmie Gordon
- Mistreated Blues - Jimmie Gordon
- I Ain't Like That No More - Jimmie Gordon
- Chain Gang Blues - Johnny Temple
- Yum, Yum, Yum - Johnny Temple
- My Baby's Acting Funny - Jimmie Gordon
- It's Time To Go - Jimmie Gordon
- That Woman's A Pearl Diver - Jimmie Gordon
- Jumpin' At The Club Blue Flame - Jimmie Gordon
- I Believe I'll Go Downtown Again - Johnny Temple
- Something In The Moon That Gives Me A Thrill - Johnny Temple
- Dixie Flyer - Johnny Temple
- Believe My Sins Have Found Me Out - Johnny Temple
- Rhythm Mama - Johnny Temple
- New Little Girl, Little Girl - Lee Brown


4 CD set,   40 page
booklet by Joop Visser





Proper CDBOX 7 (UK 1999)
92001Screamin' and Hollerin' The Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton

disc 6: Charley's Orbit - Songs
- Booze And Blues - Ma Rainey
- The Crowing Rooster - Walter Rhodes
- I Will Turn Your Money Green - Furry Lewis
- Ham Hound Crave - Rube Lacy
- Bye Bye Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Maggie Campbell - Tommy Johnson
- Big Road Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Kansas City Blues - William Harris

- Rowdy Blues - Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues - Kid Bailey
- Cold Woman Blues - Blind Joe Reynolds
- Sitting On Top Of The World - Mississippi Sheiks
- Just A Spoonful - Charley Jordan
- Banty Rooster - Blind Pete And George Ryan
- My Grey Pony - Big Joe Williams
- Dark Road Blues - Willie Lofton Trio
- Blues - Unknown Convict
- Sic 'Em Dogs On - Bukka White
- Po' Boy - Bukka White
- Make Me A Pallet on the Floor - Willie Brown
- County Farm Blues - Son House
- Saddle My Pony - The Howlin' Wolf
- Forty Four - The Howlin' Wolf
- Too Close - Roebuck "Pops" Staples & Staple Singers

7-CD album

Revenant RVN-CD-212
1011/2013Peabody Blues

Furry Lewis
- John Henry (The Steel Driving Man) - Part 1
- John Henry (The Steel Driving Man) - Part 2
- Black Gypsy Blues
- Creeper's Blues
Walter Vinson
- You're Friend Gonna Use It Too - Part 1
- You're Friend Gonna Use It Too - Part 2
- Overtime Blues
Charlie McCoy
- It Ain't No Good - Part 1
- It Ain't No Good - Part 2
Speckled Red
- House Dance Blues
- The Dirty Dozen
- Wilkins Street Stomp
Jenny Pope
- Whiskey Drinking Blues
- Doggin' Me Around Blues
Robert Wilkins
- That's No Way To Get Along
- Alabama Blues
- Long Train Blues
- Falling Down Blues
Garfield Akers
- Cottonfield Blues - Part 1
- Cottonfield Blues - Part 2
Jed Davenport
- How Long How Long Blues
- Cow Cow Blues
Joe Williams
- I Want It Awful Bad
- Mr. Devil Blues

Kid Bailey
- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Rowdy Blues


Nehi NEH01 (UK)


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

 
Other artist's covers of Kid Bailey songs
#year
of
release
Artist:
Record Title

- featured Kid Bailey song
label # / notes
11968Blues Like Showers Of Rain

- Bulldog Blues - Mike Cooper
- A Few Short Lines - Dave Kelly
- Say No To The Devil - Steve Rye
- Nothin' In Ramblin' - Jo Ann Kelly
- Cottonfield Blues - Ian Anderson
- Whitewash Station - Panama Limited Jug Band
- Searchin' The Desert For The Blues - Al Jones
- Dark Road Blues - Missouri Compromise
- Spoonful - Wizz Jones
- Meeting House Ray - Mike Cooper
- Blues Walking Like A Man - Dave Kelly
- Stop Breaking Down - Prager, Rye & Hall

- Rowdy Blues - Ian Anderson
- Wildcat - Panama Limited Jug Band
- Travelin' Blues - Dave Kelly
- Bread Of Heaven - Steve Rye
- Black Snake Moan - Mike Cooper
- Cocaine Habit Blues - Panama Limited Jug Band
- Friday Evening Blues - Ian Anderson
- If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day - Missouri Compromise
- Black Mary - Jo Ann Kelly
- The Inverted World - Ian Anderson
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Saydisk Matchbox SDM 142


= Village Thing VT-SAM 16
"Matchbox Days"

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Big Beat CDWIKD 168 (1997)

21975Nick Katzman & Ruby Green
Mississippi River Bottom Blues


- Tin Silver
- Moon's Going Down
- Snapping Turtle

- Rowdy Blues
- If You Haven't Any Hay Fantasy
- You Gonna Quit Me Baby
- Hommage To Rev. Gary Davis

- I'm Going Away
- Panic When The Sun Goes Down
- Careless Love
- Wabash Rag
- Laughing Gas
- I Had A Notion

- Mississippi River Bottom Blues

'Ruby Green' is Terry Garthwaite

back covers of Sonet SNKF 112 (both versions) and Kicking Mule KM 111 are (almost) identical

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Kicking Mule KM 111

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= Sonet SNKF 112 (1976)
"How To Play Delta Blues
Guitar"

also under the title "Panic
When The Sun Goes Down":

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= Sonet SNKF 112

Kicking Mule
discography

31995Rory Block:
When A Woman Gets The Blues


- Preaching Blues
- Peavine Blues
- Joliet Bound
- Tallahatchie Blues
- I Let My Daddy Do That
- Be Ready When He Comes
- Hellhound On My Trail
- Sweet Sunny South

- Rowdy Blues
- Tain't Long For Day
- On The Wall
- Cypress Grove
- Take My Heart Again
- Railroadin' Some
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Rounder CD 3139
41996Rory Block: Tornado

- Mississippi Bottom Blues
- Pictures Of You
- That's All Right
- Like A Shotgun
- You Didn't Mind
- Tornado
- Gone Woman Blues
- The Last Leviathan
- Indian Ernie
- Rosaline
- Bright Spirit
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Rounder CD 3140
52003The Be Good Tanyas: Chinatown

- It's Not Happening
- Waiting Around To Die
- Junkie Song
- Ship Out On The Sea
- Dogsong 2

- Rowdy Blues
- Reuben
- House Of The Rising Sun
- In Spite Of All The Damage
- Lonesome Blues
- In My Time Of Dying
- I Wish My Baby Was Born
- Horses
- Midnight Moonlight

EMI 5814632
= Nettwerk 30304
62005Jeremy Lyons & The Deltabilly Boys:
Live At The Dragon's Den


- Enter The Dragon's Den / Why Do I Lie To Myself About You?
- Preachin' Blues - Up Jumped The Devil
- You're Not The Only Oyster In The Stew
- Guitar Swing
- Jack The Ripper
- Shake Your Hips
- Sugar Blues
- Hellhound On My Trail
- Butterfingers Rag
- Blood On The Saddle
- El Toro
- I've Got My Fingers Crossed
- You Gonna Need My Help
- Blue Jumped A Rabbit
- Coffee Rag

- Rowdy Blues
- (Ghost) Riders In The Sky

Five Eighths Music
72007Doug Cox & Sam Hurrie:
Blues From The Forbidden Plateau


- Life Changing Blues
- France Blues
- Reconsider Baby
- Birdland
- Done Changed My Way Of Living
- Black Girl
- Fish Pond Holler
- John The Revelator
- Diving Duck Blues
- Wee Wee Hours

- Mississippi Bottom Blues

Snoozeyouloseblues
82007Thomasina Winslow & Nick Katzman: Rowdy Blues

Thomasina Winslow & Nick Katzman: Rowdy Blues

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Görgen Antonsson discographies
- Robert M.W. Dixon & John Godrich: Blues & Gospel Records 1902 - 1943, 3rd ed. 1982, p. 52
- John Cowley: Kid Bailey and copyright.- Blues & Rhythm 51 (1988), p. 16
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of Peabody Hotel postcard: http://www.memphisheritage.org/MHIHost/LostMemphis.html
source of left column label picture: http://www.tefteller.com/html/78_kid_bailey.html

thanks to Gayle Dean Wardlow for additional info

 

Stefan Wirz


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