Nathan
Beauregard
b. Nathan Bogard, [July 2,] February 1892 [1863/67/69]
in [Colbert or Ashland,] Benton County, Mississippi

d. May [15] 25, 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee
discography
N A T H A N   B E A U R E G A R D; from inner gatefold of Blue Thumb BTS 6000; photographer: Jim Marshall
  source: Inner gatefold of Blue Thumb BTS 6000; photographer: Jim Marshall      
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

Nathan Beauregard LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11968The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival

Nathan Beauregard
- Highway 61
- Kid Gal Blues
Bukka White
- Hello Central, Give Me 49
- Baby, Please Don't Go
Furry Lewis
- Furry's Blues

Rev. Robert Wilkins
- In Heaven, Sitting Down
- What Do You Think About Jesus?
Joe Callicott
- You Don't Know My Mind
- Great Long Ways From Home
Bukka White
- My Mother Died


rec. July 20, 1968 at the Municipal Shell, Overton Park in Memphis, TN [third annual festival]; Nathan Beauregard, voc, amplified g; M.C.: Jim Crosthwait; prod. by Mike Vernon, exec. producer: Seymour Stein (Sire Records)
front cover photography by Margaret Tucker, back cover photos supplied by Randall Lyon, Lydia Saltzman and Blues Unlimited

Bukka White discography

Furry Lewis discography

Rev. Robert Wilkins discography

Joe Callicott discography

notes by Mike Vernon
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Blue Horizon 7-63210
(UK 1968 - mono)

notes by Mike Vernon
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two slightly different labels!
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Sire SES 97003 (US 1968)

notes by Mike Vernon
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= Blue Horizon S 7-63210
(UK 1969 - stereo)
(logo on front cover yellow)

notes by Mike Vernon
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= Blue Horizon S 7-63210
(Germany 1969 - stereo)
(logo on front cover black)

(=) Blue Horizon CD
82876851232 (2006)


Blue Horizon discography

21969Memphis Swamp Jam

Booker White
- Christmas Eve Blues
- Columbus, Miss. Blues
- Sad Day Blues
Piano Red
- Mobile Blues
- Abel Street Stomp


Nathan Beauregard
- Nathan's Bumble Bee Blues (10:30) #   @ youtube
- 'Bout A Spoonful (3:20) #   @ youtube
Sleepy John Estes
- Need More Blues
- President Kennedy Stayed Away Too Long


Furry Lewis
- Judge Boushay Blues
- Walking Blues
Fred McDowell
- Shake Em On Down
- Fred's Blues
Napoleon Strickland
- Back Water Rising

- Other's Piece
- Shimmy She Wobble
R.L. Watson & Josiah Jones [John Fahey & Bill Barth]
- Memphis Rag
- St. Louis Blues
- Praying On The Old Campground


# rec. June 9, 1969 at Ardent Recording Studios in Memphis, Tennessee; Nathan Beauregard, voc, el g [right channel]; Mike Stewart, ac g [left channel]; all sessions supervised by Chris Strachwitz; prod. by Chris Strachwitz; assistant producers: John Fahey and Bill Barth

front cover photo of Blue Thumb BTS 6000 / Arhoolie 1084 taken at the Memphis Blues Festival by Jim Marshall

inner gatefold of Blue Thumb BTS 6000
click to enlarge left page of inner gatefold !click to enlarge right page of inner gatefold and read track list !

inner sleeves of Blue Thumb BTS 6000
click to read first and second column of inner sleeve A !click to read third and fourth column of inner sleeve A ! click to read first column of inner sleeve B !click to read second column of inner sleeve B !click to read third column of inner sleeve B !

Blue Thumb BTS 6000 labels
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DLP
notes by Pete Welding
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Blue Thumb BTS 6000
(US 1969)

= King SR-481 (Jp 1971)

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(=) Arhoolie 1084 (1981)
"Kings Of Country Blues
Vol. 1"

and Arhoolie 1085 (1981)
"Kings Of Country Blues
Vol. 2"




(=) Arhoolie CD 385 (1993)
"Mississippi Delta Blues
Jam In Memphis Vol. 1"





(=) Arhoolie CD 386 (1993)
"Mississippi Delta Blues
Jam In Memphis Vol. 2"

Arhoolie discography

31971The Memphis Blues Again, Vol. 1

Nathan Beauregard
- Nobody's Business But My Own (2:47) # *   @ youtube
- Lonesome To Myself (4:59) #   @ youtube
Sam Clark & Dewey Corley and Richard Harney
- Sunnyland Train Blues
Earl Bell & Marshall "Memphis Sonny Boy" Jones
- Catfish Blues
Mose Vinson & Backwards Sam Firk and Dewey Corley
- You Ain't Too Old
Mose Vinson & Backwards Sam Firk
- Bullfrog Blues
Sweet Charlene Peeples & Mose Vinson
- Tin Pan Alley
- Scood Up Be Doop Day

Furry Lewis
- Natural Born Eastman No. 2
Furry Lewis & Willie Morris and Dewey Corley
- New Turn Your Money Green
Joe Dobbins & Backwards Sam Firk
- Basin Street Blues
- Sweet Patricia
Gus Cannon
- Mule Gallop
Dewey Corley & Willie Morris and Furry Lewis
- Dewey's Walkin' Blues
Dewey Corley & Walter Miller
- Step It Up And Go


# rec. October 1969 in Memphis, TN; Nathan Beauregard, voc, g; * Mike Stewart, g; prod. by Gene Rosenthal
Adelphi AD 1009 cover drawing by Dick Bangham

gatefold notes of Adelphi AD 1009
notes by Stephan Michaelson & Steve LaVere; click to enlarge !Nathan Beauregard; click to enlarge !

Furry Lewis, Gus Cannon, Sam Clark; click to enlarge !Dewey Corley, Mose Vinson, Sweet Charlene; click to enlarge !

Earl Bell & Memphis Sonny Boy, Joe Dobbing; click to enlarge !notes by Steve LaVere, track list; click to enlarge !

notes by Stephan
Michaelson and Steve
LaVere with assistance
by Nick Perls and
Michael Stewart
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Adelphi AD 1009

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= Echo Music 801 (1985)
"Blues Anthology Vol. 1"
"Memphis Blues"

Adelphi discography

41970All Day Thumb Sucker

Southwind
- Rootin & Tootin
Summy Lay
- Maggie's Farm
Fred McDowell
- Shake 'Em On Down
Robbie Basho
- Eagle Sails The Blue
Tyrannosaurus Rex
- Cat Black
Ike & Tina Turner
- Bold Soul Sister

Love
- Run To The Top

Nathan Beauregard
- 'Bout A Spoonful [Blue Thumb BTS 6000]
Aynsley Dunbar
- Sugar On The Line
Albert Collins
- Frosty
Earl Hooker
- Cross Cut Saw
Chicago Bluestars
- Comin Home
Bossa Rio
- Blackbird



Blue Thumb BTS 8702




= Blue Thumb BTS 2000

[Blue Thumb BT3 7002
"All Day Thumb Sucker
Revisited" (1995) without
Nathan Beauregard track]

51981Kings Of Country Blues, Vol. 1

Booker White
- Christmas Eve Blues
- Columbus, Miss. Blues
- Sad Day Blues
Piano Red
- Mobile Blues
- Abel Street Stomp


Nathan Beauregard
- Nathan's Bumble Bee Blues # [Blue Thumb BTS 6000]
- 'Bout A Spoonful # [Blue Thumb BTS 6000]
Sleepy John Estes
- Need More Blues
- President Kennedy Stayed Away Too Long


reissue of LP 1 of (DLP)
Blue Thumb BTS 6000

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Arhoolie 1084




(=) Arhoolie CD 386
"Mississippi Delta Blues
Jam In Memphis Vol. 2"

Arhoolie discography

61993Mississippi Delta Blues Jam In Memphis Vol. 2

Sleepy John Estes
- Need More Blues
- Little Laura
- Rats
- President Kennedy Stayed Away Too Long

Nathan Beauregard
- Nathan's Bumble Bee Blues * [Blue Thumb BTS 6000]
- 'Bout A Spoonful * [Blue Thumb BTS 6000]
Booker White
- Christmas Eve Blues
- Columbus, Miss. Blues
- Sad Day Blues
- Stuttgart, Ark
- Mixed Water

previously unreleased



Arhoolie CD 386

Arhoolie discography

71999Shake 'Em On Down
The Real Country Blues

- Shake 'Em On Down - Fred McDowell
- Sloppy Drunk Blues - Big Joe Williams
- Alabama Blues - Bukka White
- Need More Blues - Sleepy Joe Estes
- Judge Boushay Blues - Furry Lewis
- Pardon Denied Again - Robert Pete Williams
- Rabbit Blues - Smoky Babe
- Take Me Out Of The Bottom - Big Joe Williams
- Fred's Worried Life Blues - Fred McDowell
- Poor Black Mattie - R.L. Burnside
- Come Home To Me Baby - Joe Callicott
- Smokestack Lightning - Clarence Edwards
- Write Me A Few Lines - Fred McDowell
- Mississippi River - Smoky Babe
- Just Tippin' It - Robert Pete Williams
- She Left Me A Mule To Ride - Big Joe Williams
- Canned Heat - Houston Stackhouse
- Three O'Clock In The Morning - Johnny Woods

- 'Bout A Spoonful - Nathan Beauregard [Blue Thumb BTS 6000]
- You Call Yourself A Cadillac - Robert Nighthawk
- Keep Your Nose Out Of My Business - Johnny Young & Otis Spann
- Oh Baby - Napeleon Strickland



Arhoolie/Ace CD 527

Arhoolie discography

82006The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival
with Bukka White: The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions


disc 1:
Nathan Beauregard
- Highway 61 [Sire SES 97003 / Blue Horizon 7-63210]
- Kid Gal Blues [Sire SES 97003 / Blue Horizon 7-63210]
Bukka White
- Hello Central, Give Me 49
- Baby, Please Don't Go
Furry Lewis
- Furry's Blues
Rev. Robert Wilkins
- In Heaven, Sitting Down
- What Do You Think About Jesus?
Joe Callicott
- You Don't Know My Mind
- Great Long Ways From Home
Bukka White
- My Mother Died


disc 2:
Bukka White
- Bed Spring Blues
- Aberdeen, Mississippi Blues
- Drifting Blues
- (Brand New) Decoration Day
- Baby Please Don't Go
- Give Me An Old, Old Lady
- Got Sick And Tired
- World Boogie
- School Learning
- Old Man Tom
- Gibson Town
- Drifting Blues [master version without reverb]
- Old Man Tom [complete master version without reverb]
reissue (remastered)
of 1968 Sire SES 97003 /
Blue Horizon 7-63210
"The 1968 Memphis
Country Blues Festival"

and Blue Horizon 7-63229
"Memphis Hot Shots"

2 CD set
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Blue Horizon CD
82876851232


Blue Horizon discography



Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- eBay auctions
- Bob Eagle & Eric S. LeBlanc: Blues - A Regional Experience.- Santa Barbara (Praeger Publishers) 2013, p. 213-214
- Chris Smith: Trying to make a hundred (99 and a half ain't true).- Blues & Rhythm 217 (2007), p. 25
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Back cover of Blue Horizon 7-63210; photographer's name not precisely given (Randall Lyon, Lydia Saltzman or "Blues Unlimited")

thanks to Patrice Champarou for drawing my attention to the Chris Smith article ("99 1/2 ain't true")

 

standing: Fred McDowell, Johnny Woods, Booker White; sitting: Nathan Beauregard, Furry Lewis, Sleepy John Estes; source: Front cover of Arhoolie 1084/1085; photographer: Jim Marshall; click to enlarge !
standing: Fred McDowell, Johnny Woods, Booker White
sitting: Nathan Beauregard, Furry Lewis, Sleepy John Estes
source: Front cover of Arhoolie 1084/1085; photographer: Jim Marshall

 

Nathan Beauregard at the 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival; source: Back cover of Blue Horizon 7-63210; photographer's name not precisely given (Randall Lyon, Lydia Saltzman or 'Blues Unlimited'); click to enlarge !
Nathan Beauregard at the
1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival
source: Back cover of Blue Horizon 7-63210
photographer's name not precisely given
(Randall Lyon, Lydia Saltzman or "Blues Unlimited")
Nathan Beauregard; source: Front cover of Blue Thumb BTS 6000; photographer: Jim Marshall; click to enlarge !
Nathan Beauregard
source: Front cover of Blue Thumb BTS 6000
photographer: Jim Marshall

 

Nathan Beauregard; source: Notes of Adelphi AD 1009; photographer: Steve LaVere; click to enlarge !
Nathan Beauregard
source: Notes of Adelphi AD 1009
photographer: Steve LaVere
Nathan Beauregard at the Memphis Country Blues Festival, June 1969; source: http://www.fotobaron.com/tag/nathan-beauregard/; photographer: Baron Wolman; click to enlarge !
Nathan Beauregard
at the Memphis Country Blues Festival, June 1969
source: http://www.fotobaron.com/tag/nathan-beauregard/
photographer: Baron Wolman

 

Nathan Beauregard; source: Back cover of Arhoolie 1084; photographer: Jim Marshall; click to enlarge !
Nathan Beauregard
source: Back cover of Arhoolie 1084
photographer: Jim Marshall
Nathan Beauregard with helper, nephew Marvin Reeves and Verlina (Mrs. Johnny) Woods at the Memphis Country Blues Festival, June 1969; source: Postcard taken from The Blues - A Book of Postcards (Pomegranate Artbooks) 1989 Stephen C. LaVere - Revised 1993; photographer: Steve LaVere; click to enlarge !
Nathan Beauregard with helper, nephew Marvin Reeves
and Verlina (Mrs. Johnny) Woods at the Memphis Country
Blues Festival, June 1969
source: Postcard taken from The Blues - A Book of Postcards
(Pomegranate Artbooks) 1989, ed. by Stephen C. LaVere - Revised 1993
photographer: Steve LaVere

 

Bill Barth (1995):
The Real True Story of How I Found Nathan Beauregard
and Got Him to Play Music Again

Stefan Wirz


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