B U S T E R   B R O W N at the 1943 Fort Valley Music Festival; source: The Peachite Vol. II, No. 2, Folk Festival Number, March 1944; published at http://www.loc.gov/collection/blues-gospel-and-the-fort-valley-music-festivals/articles-and-essays/noncommercial-recordings-the-1940s/#1943 ('Used with permission of Time Life Syndication')
Buster Brown 1943
B U S T E R   B R O W N; Front cover of Fire FLP 101 ('102')
source: Front cover of Fire FLP 101 ("102")

Buster Brown
[real name: Wayman Glasco]
b. August 11, 1914 in Criss County, Georgia

d. January 31, 1976 in Brooklyn, New York City
discography
B U S T E R   B R O W N;

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

Buster Brown 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
   

- I'm Gonna Make You Happy (AFS6986A)   @ youtube
- War Song (AFS6986B)   @ youtube

rec. between March 5 and 7, 1943 at Fort Valley State College, Fort Valley, GA; Buster Brown, voc, hca
Library of Congress
unissued

MP3s

Flyright-Matchbox
SDM 250 (1974)

111/1959BUSTER BROWN

- Fannie Mae (FM 114)   @ youtube
- Lost In A Dream (FM 115)   @ youtube

rec. June 30, 1959 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr







Fire 1008




= Melodisc 1559 (UK 1960)


= Quality 1003X (Ca 1960?)




= Sue WI 368 (UK 1965)


= Flashback 23 (US 1965?)

21960BUSTER BROWN

- John Henry (FM 141)   @ youtube
- The Madison Shuffle (FM 142) (instr)   @ youtube

rec. June 30, 1959 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr





Fire 1020
31960BUSTER BROWN

- Don't Dog Your Woman (FM 147)   @ youtube
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? (FM 148)   @ youtube

rec. June 30, 1959 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr



Fire 1023
 1960 

- My Baby Left Me (DR2001)
- Hardworking Man (DR2002) #

rec. 1960 in New York; B. Daniel Brown, voc, hca; Charles Walker, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; # g; b; dr
actually not 'our' Buster Brown

Vest 827
 1960 

- Fannie Mae Is Back (DR2007)
- Candied Yams (DR2008)

rec. 1960 in New York; B. Daniel Brown, voc, hca; Charles Walker, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; b; dr
actually not 'our' Buster Brown

Vest 830
41960Original Golden Hits Of The Great Blues Singers

- Kiddio - Brook Benton
- Lover's Question - Clyde McPhatter

- Fannie May [sic] - Buster Brown
- Ya Ya - Lee Dorsey
- Any Day Now - Chuck Jackson
- Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lyman

- I'll Drown In My Own Tears - Ray Charles
- What Am I Living For - Chuck Willis
- Mojo Hand - Lightning Hopkins
- Since I Met You Baby - Ivory Joe Hunter
- Let The Little Girl Dance - Billy Bland
- The Sky Is Crying - Elmore James


Mercury SR 60826 rechanneled "stereo"



Mercury MG 20826 (mono)


= Mercury SR 60826 (stereo)

51961BUSTER BROWN

- Doctor Brown (FM 167)   @ youtube
- Sincerely (FM 168)   @ youtube

rec. June 30, 1959 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr



[misspress]


Fire 1032
61961BUSTER BROWN

- Blues When It Rains (FM 183)   @ youtube
- Good News (FM 184)   @ youtube

rec. June 30, 1959 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr



Fire 1040
71961Memphis Slim: Just Blues

- Beer Drinkin' Woman *
- Teasing The Blues #

- The I.C. Blues * []   @ Spotify
- Baby Doll #
- Just Blues *
- Blue And Disgusted *

- Blue Brew #
- Rack 'Em Back Jack #

- Motherless Child * []   @ Spotify
- Brenda #
- When Your Dough Roller Is Gone *
- Hey Slim *


# rec. April 26, 1960 in New York; Memphis Slim, voc, p; Lafayette Thomas, g; Wendell Marshall, b
* rec. November 15, 1960 in New York; Memphis Slim, voc, p; [] Buster "Harpie" Brown, hca
notes by Joe Goldberg
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !

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Bluesville BVLP 1018

click to enlarge !
(=) Fantasy F 24705 (1972)
(along with BVLP 1031)
"Raining The Blues"


= Fantasy FCD-24705-2

= Ace CH 485
(along with BVLP 1031)

81961Memphis Slim: No Strain

- Darling, I Miss You So *
- Lonesome Traveller * []   @ Spotify
- Raining The Blues #
- Lucille #
- Don't You Think You're So Smart #
- No Strain #

- You Are Gonna Need My Help One Day *

- Angel Child * []   @ Spotify
- Fast And Free *
- My Baby Left Me *
- Nice Stuff #


# rec. April 26, 1960 in New York; Memphis Slim, voc, p; Lafayette Thomas, g; Wendell Marshall, b

* rec. November 15, 1960 in New York; Memphis Slim, voc, p; [] Buster "Harpie" Brown, hca
notes by Pete Welding
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click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Bluesville BVLP 1031

Bluesville discography

notes by Pete Welding
click to enlarge !

click to read notes !
= Fontana 688 302 ZL
(UK 1965)

Fontana discography

click to enlarge !
(=) Fantasy F 24705 (1972)
(along with BVLP 1018)
"Raining The Blues"


= Fantasy FCD-24705-2

= Ace CH 485

140 g LP
= DOL DOL1475 (2014)

91961Buster Brown: New King Of The Blues

- Fannie Mae [Fire 1008]
- John Henry [Fire 1020]
- Madison [Fire 1020]
- St. Louis Blues #   @ Spotify
- When Things Go Wrong #   @ Spotify
- Lost In A Dream [Fire 1008]

- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't [Fire 1023]
- Don't Dog Your Woman [Fire 1023]
- Blue Berry Hill #   @ Spotify
- Sincerely [Fire 1032]
- I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back [Fire 507]

# rec. 1961 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr

P-Vine PLP-6004 / Collectables CD track list
- Fannie Mae [Fire 1008]
- John Henry [Fire 1020]
- Madison [Fire 1020]
- St. Louis Blues
- When Things Go Wrong
- Lost In A Dream [Fire 1008]
- Gonna Love My Baby [Fire 516]
- I Got The Blues When It Rains [Fire 1040]

- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't [Fire 1023]
- Don't Dog Your Woman [Fire 1023]
- Blue Berry Hill
- Sincerely [Fire 1032]
- I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back [Fire 507]
- Good News [Fire 1040]
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight [Fire 516]
- Doctor Brown [Fire 1032]

Soufflé SO-2014 / Collectables COL-5110 track list
- Fannie Mae [Fire 1008]
- Sincerely [Fire 1032]
- Goin' On A Picnic #
- St. Louis Blues
- Corena #
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't [Fire 1023]
- I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back [Fire 507]
- John Henry [Fire 1020]
- Madison Shuffle[Fire 1020]
- Don't Dog Your Woman [Fire 1023]
- Lost In A Dream [Fire 1008]
- When Things Go Wrong []
- Blue Berry Hill []

# tracks listed on the front cover, but not included on the LP
[] tracks listed on the back cover and included on the LP

P-Vine PCD 5460 track list
- Fannie Mae [Fire 1008]
- John Henry [Fire 1020]
- Madison [Fire 1020]
- St. Louis Blues
- When Things Go Wrong
- Lost In A Dream (false start)   @ Spotify
- Lost In A Dream [Fire 1008]
- Gonna Love My Baby [Fire 516]
- I Got The Blues When It Rains [Fire 1040]
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't [Fire 1023]
- Don't Dog Your Woman [Fire 1023]
- Blue Berry Hill
- Sincerely [Fire 1032]
- I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back [Fire 507]
- Good News [Fire 1040]
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight [Fire 516]
- Doctor Brown [Fire 1032]
- Sugar Babe [Fire 507]
- No More   @ Spotify
- Fannie Mae (alt. tk.)   @ Spotify
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight (alt. tk.)
  @ Spotify

notes by Jack Walker







Fire FLP 101 ("102")

notes by Jack Walker

= Soufflé SO-2014 (1973)
"Get Down With Buster
Brown"




= Koala KOA 14316 (1980)
"Lost In A Dream"


= P-Vine PLP-6004 (1984)
"The New King Of The Blues"

notes by Jack Walker

= Collectables COL-5110
(1987)

notes by Jack Walker

Collectables COLS 5110


= P-Vine PCD-5460 (2003)

   

- No More
- I Love Corinna
- Goin' On A Picnic
- Poke County
- Mary Jo
- In The Night

rec. 1961 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr

Fire unissued
101962BUSTER BROWN

- Sugar Babe (FM 199)   @ youtube
- I'm Going - But I'll Be Back (FM 200)   @ youtube

rec. 1961 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr







Fire 507


= Blue Horizon 57-3147
(UK 1969)

111962BUSTER BROWN

- Raise A Ruckus Tonight (FM 223)   @ youtube
- Gonna Love My Baby (FM 224)   @ Spotify

rec. 1961 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr



Fire 516
121962BUSTER BROWN

- Sugar Babe (FM 199) #   @ youtube
- Don't Dog Your Woman (FM 147) *   @ youtube

# rec. 1961 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr
* rec. June 30, 1959 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; Jimmy Spruill, Riff Ruffin, g; b; dr

Fire 2021
131962BUSTER BROWN

- Slow Drag - Part 1 (A)   @ youtube
- Slow Drag - Part 2 (B)   @ Spotify

rec. 1962 "live in Old Sam Jones Basement", Chicago; Buster Brown, voc, hca; ts; saxes; p; g; b; dr

Gwenn G 600
141962BUSTER BROWN

- Trying To Learn How To Love You (A)
- Broadway On Fire (B)   @ youtube

rec. 1962 in Chicago, IL; Buster Brown, voc, hca; ts; saxes; p; g; b; dr



Gwenn G 601
151963BUSTER BROWN

- My Blue Heaven (A)   @ youtube
- Two Women (B)   @ youtube

rec. 1963 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; tps; saxes; p; g; b; dr



Serock SR 2005




= White Island WI 3031
(UK 1967)

161964Buster Brown / Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford

Buster Brown
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford
- I Need Your Loving

Oldies 45 110/111
171964Golden Goodies Vol. 17

Wilbert Harrison
- Kansas City
Tom & Jerry (Simon & Garfunkel)
- Hey, Schoolgirl
Shirley & Lee
- Let The Good Times Roll
Neil Sedaka
- While I Dream

Buster Brown
- Fanny Mae
The Jesters
- The Wind

The Harptones
- My Memories Of You
The Cadets
- Stranded In The Jungle
Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford
- I Need Your Lovin'
Lee Dorsey
- Do Re Mi
Lee Dorsey
- Ya Ya
The Crests
- Guilty

Roulette 25242
1819??Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford / BUSTER BROWN

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford
- I Need Your Loving

Buster Brown
- Fannie Mae
Roulette GG-49
"Golden Goodies Hits series"


= Trip TR-23


= Trip Oldies TR-23

   

- I Love My Baby (13886)
- Hoodoo Doctor (13887)
- No More (13888)
- What Do You Want Me To Do (13889)

rec. April 14, 1964 in Chicago, IL; Buster Brown, voc, hca; Walter Horton, hca; Lafayette Leake, p; Buddy Guy, Matt Murphy, g; Reggie Boyd, b; Clifton James, dr
Checker unissued
   

- Louise (13538)
- Just Like It Is (13539)
- Hey Little Girl (13540)
- Leaving You Here (13542)

rec. October 1964 in Chicago, IL; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; g; b; dr
Checker unissued
191965BUSTER BROWN

- Crawling King Snake (13541) #   @ youtube
- The Presence Of You (13572) *   @ youtube

rec. # October / * November 1964 in Chicago, IL; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; g; b; dr





Checker 1099
   

- I Want A Lover (13571)
- Trying To Get My Grits (13573)

rec. November 1964 in Chicago, IL; Buster Brown, voc, hca; saxes; p; g; b; dr
Checker unissued
201965Pure Blues Volume One

Homesick James
- Crossroads

Buster Brown
- Don't Dog Your Woman
Lightnin' Slim
- Bad Feeling Blues
Etta James
- Roll With Me Honey
Frankie Lee Sims
- What Will Lucy Do?
John Lee Hooker
- Boogie Chillun
Bobby Peterson
- One Day

J.B. Lenoir
- I Sing Um The Way I Feel
Willie Mae Thornton
- Tom Cat
Elmore James [actually Andrew 'Bobo' Thomas]
- I Wish I Was A Catfish
Mercy Baby
- Mercy's Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Bad Boogie
James Brown
- Why Does Everything Happen To Me
notes by Guy Stevens
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Sue ILP 919 (UK 1965)
21196550 Minutes 24 Seconds of Recorded Dynamite!

- Pop-Eye - Huey 'Piano' Smith
- Doctor Brown - Buster Brown
- Gee Baby - Joe & Ann
- Messed Around - Lee Dorsey
- Cheating Baby - Wilbert Harrison
- It Must Be Jelly - Frankie Ford
- Every Beat Of My Heart - Gladys Knight & The Pips
- Hard Grind - Wild Jimmy Spurrill [sic]
- Just A Dream - Jimmy Clanton
- Such A Mess - Lloyd Price

- Alimony - Frankie Ford
- Room In Your Heart - Gladys Knight & The Pips
- Mercy Mercy - Gene & Al
- When I Met My Baby - Lee Dorsey
- Believe Me Darling - June Bateman

- Madison Shuffle - Buster Brown
- Goodbye Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
- For Cryin' Out Loud - Huey 'Piano' Smith
- Jack, The Cat - Dr. Horse
- You Little Baby Face Thing - Joe Tex
notes by Guy Stevens
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Sue ILP 920 (UK 1965)
221965We Sing The Blues

Lightnin Hopkins
- Wonder What Is Wrong With Me
Junior Wells
- Prison Bars All Around Me
Otis Rush
- Cant Quit You Baby

Buster Brown
- Sugar Babe
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
- Mean Ole Frisco
Magic Sam
- Every Night About This Time
Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground
Tarheel Slim
- Number Nine Train

Lightnin Slim
- Lightnin Slim Boogie
T.V. Slim
- Hold Me Close To Your Heart
Lightnin Hopkins
- Mojo Hand
B.B. King
- The Letter
Elmore James & Sonny Boy Williamson
- I Believe My Time Ain't Long
Junior Wells
- Come On In This House
Frankie Lee Sims
- Misery Blues
Earl Hooker
- Swear To Tell The Truth

compiled by Guy Stevens

notes by Guy Stevens



Sue ILP 921 (UK 1965)
   

- You've Got To Learn (16730)
- That's Life (16731)
- You Don't Know (16732)

rec. February 1968 in Chicago, IL; Buster Brown, voc, hca; Walter Horton, hca; Lafayette Leake, p; Buddy Guy, Matt Murphy, g; Reggie Boyd, b; Clifton James, dr
unissued
231969BUSTER BROWN with Chas. Lucas & The Thrillers

- Big Legs - Big Stockings (A)   @ youtube
- I Love You For Sentimental Reasons (B)   @ youtube

rec. 1969 in New York; Buster Brown, voc, hca; tp; saxes; p; g; b; dr

Nocturn 1000

= Turbo 008

241969This Is Blues

Homesick James
- Crossroads
J.B. Lenoir
- I Sing Um The Way I Feel
Elmore James
- It Hurts Me Too

Buster Brown
- Doctor Brown
Sonny Boy Williamson
- No Nights By Myself
Willie Mae Thornton
- Tom Cat
Freddy King
- Driving Sideways

Lowell Fulsom
- Talking Woman Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Wonder What Is Wrong With Me
Frankie Lee Sims
- What Will Lucy Do
Otis Rush
- I Can't Quit You Baby
Junior Wells
- Prison Bars All Around Me
Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground
Tarheel Slim
- Numer 9 Train


compiled by Guy Stevens
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Island IWP 5 (UK 1969)
251971Lonesome Harmonica
Blues Obscurities Volume 2

Eddie Burns
- The Thing To Do
Mojo Bufford
- Whole Lotta Woman
Ace Holder
- Lonesome Harmonica
Harmonica Fats
- I'm Tore Up
Ace Holder
- Encourage Me Baby
Harmonica Joe
- That's No Big Deal

Buster Brown #
- My Baby Left Me

Ace Holder
- Homeless Boy Blues
Kid Thomas
- Willow Brook Blues
Ace Holder
- I'M In Love With You
Sammy Blann
- Crying Won't Make Me Stay
Ace Holder
- Leave My Woman Alone
Mojo Bufford
- Messin' With The Kid

Buster Brown #
- Hard Working Man

# London HAU 8455 bonus tracks

Blues Obscurities BOV2


= Blues Obscurities BOE 2

notes by Neil Slaven
(=) London HAU 8455 (1974)

Dave Williams review in Blues Unlimited 112, p.24; click to read review !
Dave Williams review
in Blues Unlimited 112, p. 24




= London/King GXF 2002
(Jp 1975)

Blues Obscurities
discography

261971/2?B. BROWN / BUSTER BROWN

B. BROWN
- My Baby Left Me
- Handworking Man
- Fannie Mae Is Back


BUSTER BROWN
- Slow Drag Part I
- Crawling King Snake
- Two Women



XX MIN 713

XX discography

27197?New York City Blues

Johnny Acey
- I Go Into Orbit
Bob Gaddy
- Paper Lady
Sticks McGhee
- Money Fever
Louisiana Red
- Tell Me
Cousin Leroy
- Will A Matchbox Hold My Clothes
- Charles Walker Slop
Tarheel Slim
- Wild Cat Tamer

Guitar Crusher
- I've Got To Know

Buster Brown
- Broadway On Fire [Gwenn 601]
Cousin Leroy
- Highway 41
Louisiana Red
- Little Girl Take Your Time
Bob Gaddy
- Out Of My Name
Larry Dale
- Heed My Warning
Sticks McGhee
- Sleep In Job



Flyright LP 4706

Flyright discography


= Magpie PY 1818 (1980)

Magpie discography

281974Fort Valley Blues
Library Of Congress Field Recordings Vol. 2

Allison Mathis
- Mama You Going To Quit Me As Good As I Been To You
- Bottle Up And Go
- John Henry
Buster 'Buzz' Ezell
- Boll Weavil
- Roosevelt And Hitler pt. 1 & 2
- Salt Water Blues
The Smith Band
- Fort Valley Blues

Buster Brown
- War Song
- I'm Gonna Make You Happy
Gus Gibson
- Milk Cow Blues
- Railroad Song
Charles Ellis
- My Big Fat Hipted Mama
Sonny Chestain
- Po' Boy Long Way From Home
James Sneed
- Southern Rag
Jessie Stroller
- When The Saints Come To Town


rec. 1941 & 1943 at Fort Valley, Georgia by John Work, Willis James & Lewis Jones

Flyright-Matchbox
SDM 250

Flyright discography

291975All Them Blues

B.B. King
- Rock Me Baby

Buster Brown
- Fannie Mae
Big Bill Broonzy
- Careless Love
Memphis Slim
- Long Time Baby
Slim Harpo
- Scratch My Back

Lightnin Hopkins
- Mojo Hand
Elmore James
- It Hurts Me Too
Jimmy Reed
- Caress Me Baby
Arthur Big Boy Crudup
- Mean Ol Frisco
Jimmy Reed
- Baby What You Want Me To Do?


John Lee Hooker
- Boom Boom
Elmore James
- Mean Mistreatin Mama
Arthur Big Boy Crudup
- So Glad Youre Mine
Lightnin Hopkins
- Have You Ever Loved A Woman
John Lee Hooker
- Boogie Chillun

Big Bill Broonzy
- Take This Ol Hammer
Memphis Slim
- Drivin Wheel
Elmore James
- Dust My Broom
John Lee Hooker
- Crawlin King Snake
Jimmy Reed
- Big Boss Man
DLP
notes by Bez Turner

DJM DJLMD 8005
301976Buster Brown: Raise A Ruckus Tonight

- Fannie Mae
- John Henry
- Blues When It Rains
- Good News
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
- Don't Dog Your Woman
- Lost In A Dream
- When Things Go Wrong

- Blueberry Hill
- St. Louis Blues
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight
- Doctor Brown
- Madison Shuffle
- Gonna Love My Baby
- Sincerely
- I'm Going, But I'll Be Back
notes by Tony Cummings



DJM 22037
31197?Buster Brown: Magnificent Blues (King 3)






?????
 1984Wild Jimmy Spruill: The Hard Grind Bluesman 1956 - 1964

- Kansas City March
- Hardworking Man #
- Hard Grind
- Driving Home part 1 (Charles Walker)
- Drafted (Wilbur Harrison)
- Slow Draggin'
- Rockin' With B #
- Scratch'n'Twist

- Hard Times (Noble Watts)
- Your Evil Thoughts
- Charles Walker Slop (Charles Walker)
- Jersey City
- Believe Me Darling
- Scratchin'
- Country Boy
- Cut & Dried

# B. Daniel Brown, voc, hca; Charles Walker, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; b; dr (B. Brown & His Rockin' McVouts)
actually not 'our' Buster Brown



Krazy Kat KK 7429
3219??BUSTER BROWN

- Fannie Mae
- I You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby

Lost Nite LN 448




= Oldies 45 OL-40


= Collectables COL 1634

3319??BUSTER BROWN

- Lost In A Dream
- Madison

Collectables COL 3348
3419??BUSTER BROWN

- Don't Dog Your Woman
- Doctor Brown

Collectables COL 3349
35198?Sonny Terry & Buster Brown: Toughest Terry & Baddest Brown

Sonny Terry
- I'm Gonna Rock Your Wig
- I Love You Baby
- Dangerous Woman
- Airplane Blues
- Harmonica Hop
- That Woman Is Killing Me
- Doggin' My Heart Around
- Mister Froggie
- Sonny Is Drinking


Buster Brown
- Sugar Babe
- Two Women
- My Blue Heaven
- Slow Drag - Part 1
- Slow Drag - Part 2
- Broadway On Fire
- In The Presence Of You
- Crawling King Snake
- Big Legs - Big Stockings



Sundown CG 709-11

Sundown discography

 1989New York Blues Vol. 1

Champion Jack Dupree
- Shake Baby Shake
Brownie McGhee
- Daisy

Buster Brown #
- Candied Yams
Champion Jack Dupree
- Drunk Again
Sonny Terry
- Doggin My Heart Around

Buster Brown #
- My Baby Left Me
Jack Dupree
- Number Nine Blues

Sonny Terry
- Harmonica Hop

Buster Brown #
- Fannie Mae Is Back
Jack Dupree
- Highway Blues
Brownie McGhee
- Don't Dog Your Woman
Jack Dupree
- Stumbling Block Blues

Buster Brown #
- Hardworking Man
Jack Dupree
- Shim, Sham Shim


# actually not Buster Brown but "B. (Daniel) Brown & His Rockin' McVouts" !!!

Charly CRB 1207
361989Buster Brown: Good News

- Fannie Mae
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
- Good News
- Madison
- Gonna Love My Baby
- Slow Drag Part 1
- Sugar Babe

- John Henry
- Blueberry Hill
- Raise A Rukus Tonight
- Slow Drag Part 2
- It Get The Blues When It Rains
- Don't Dog Your Woman
- Doctor Brown

Charly CRB 1209 (UK)
371989Jukebox Classics - The '50s, Volume 2

1a) Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
1b) I Want You To Be My Girl - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
2a) Gee - The Crows
2b) I Love You - The Volumes
3a) Maybe - He Chantels
3b) I Love You So - The Chantels
4a) Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop - Little Anthony
4b) Tears On My Pillow - Little Anthony
5a) Do You Want To Dance - Bobby Freeman
5b) Betty Lou Got A New Pair Of Shoes - Bobby Freeman
6a) Could This Be Magic - The Dubs
6b) A Thousand Miles Away - The Heartbeats
7a) Party Doll - Buddy Knox
7b) Beep Beep - The Playmates
8a) Book Of Love - The Monotones
8b) Soul Twist - King Curtis & The Noble Knights
9a) Little Star - The Elegants
9b) Snap Your Fingers - Joe Henderson
10a) Speedo - The Cadillacs
10b) Last Kiss - J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers
11a) Swinging On A Star - Big Dee Irwin
11b) Don't Say Nothin'bad About My Baby - The Cookies
12a) Crying In The Chapel - The Orioles
12b) Rubber Biscuit - The Chips
13a) I Only Have Eyes For You - The Flamingos
13b) Little Girl Of Mine - The Cleftones
14a) I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
14b) You Don't Know What You've Got Until You Lose It - Ral Donner
15a) Daddy's Home - Shep & The Limelites
15b) You Talk Too Much - Loe Jones
16a) Blue Moon - The Marcels
16b) Heartaches - The Marcels
17a) Easier Said Than Done - The Essex
17b) A Walkin' Miracle - The Essex
18a) Hey Girl - Freddie Scott
18b) Honeycomb - Jimmie Rodgers
19a) Goody Goody - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
19b) Heart And Soul - The Cleftones
20a) Peppermint Twist - pt. 1 - Joey Dee & The Starliters
20b) Ya Ya - Lee Dorsey

21a) Fannie Mae - Buster Brown
21b) That's My Desire - The Channels
22a) I Need Your Loving - Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford
22b) Let Me Bang Your Box - The Toppers
23a) It Might As Well Rain Until September - Carole King
23b) I'm Into Somethin' Good' - Earl-Jean
24a) Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares
24b) Shake A Hand - Faye Adams
25a) A Thousand Stars - Kathy Young With The Innocents
25b) Goodbye Cruel World - James Darren


25 10-inch 78 rpm
colored vinyl records



Rhino RNJB 78002
381991Red River Blues 1934 - 1943
Library of Congress East Coast Blues Recordings

Blind Joe
- When I Lie Down
- In Trouble
Reese Crenshaw
- Trouble
Robert Davis
- Poor Joe Breakdown
Jimmie Owens
- Not Satisfied
Willie Williams
- Red River Blues
J. Wilson
- Barrel House Blues
Allison Mathis
- Mama You Goin' To Quit Me
Jimmie Strothers
- Goin' To Richmond
Smith Band
- Fort Valley Blues

Buster Brown
- War Song
Gus Gibson
- Milk Cow Blues
Sonny Chestain
- Po' Boy Long Way From Home

Buster Brown
- I'm Gonna Make You Happy
Gus Gibson
- Railroad Song
James Sneed's Washboard Band
- Southern Rag
Allison Mathis & Jesse Stroller
- John Henry
Gabriel Brown
- Talking In Sebastopol
Booker T. Sapps
- Alabama Blues - part 1
- The Weeping Worry Blues
Willy Flowers
- Levee Camp Holler
Booker T. Sapps
- Boot That Thing
notes by Ray Templeton





Travelin' Man TMCD 08


Travelin' Man discography

391993Buster Brown: Raise A Ruckus Tonight

- Fannie Mae
- Sugar Babe
- Don't Dog Your Woman
- No More (previously unreleased)
- Doctor Brown
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight
- John Henry
- Lost In A Dream (false start)
- Lost In A Dream
- Blueberry Hill
- Good News
- St.Louis Blues
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
- Blues When It Rains
- When Things Go Wrong (It Hurts Me Too)
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight
- Sincerely
- The Madison Shuffle
- Gonna Love My Baby
- Fannie Mae (unreleased outtake)
- I'm Goin', But I'll Be Back

Relic CD 7063
401999The Very Best Of Buster Brown

- Fannie Mae
- John Henry
- Madison Shuffle
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight
- St. Louis Blues
- When Things Go Wrong
- Lost In A Dream (false start)
- Lost In A Dream
- Gonna Love My Baby
- Fannie Mae
- I Get The Blues When It Rains
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
- Don't Dog Your Woman
- Blueberry Hill
- Good News
- Sincerely
- Doctor Brown
- Sugar Babe
- No More
- Raise A Ruckus Tonight (version 2)
- I'm Going, But I'll Be Back
- Fannie Mae Is Back

Collectables CD 6445
412011The Bobby Robinson Story - Selected Sides 1951-1960
An African American Entrepreneur in the Record Business

disc 1:
- Bobby's Boogie - Morris Lane
- Ghost Town - Morris Lane
- Earthquake - Charlie Singleton Orchestra
- Wiggles - Red Prysock
- Crying My Heart Out - Red Prysock
- Stumbling Block Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Number Nine Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Harmonica Hop - Sonny Terry
- Doggin' My Heart Around - Sonny Terry
- Don't Dog Your Woman - Brownie McGhee
- Daisy Brownie - McGhee
- Highway Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Shake Baby Shake - Champion Jack Dupree
- Hard Rock - Red Prysock
- Jump For George - Red Prysock
- Second Floor Rear - Tiny Grimes
- Juicy Fruit - Tiny Grimes
- Too Much Competition - Allen Bunn
- My Kinda Woman - Allen Bunn
- Shim Sham Shimmy - Champion Jack Dupree
- Drunk Again - Champion Jack Dupree
- Your Heart Must Be Made Of Stone - Junior Lewis
- Lost Everything - Junior Lewis
- The Hammer - Red Prysock
- Jackpot - Red Prysock


disc 2:
- Pour The Corn Hal - Paige & The Wailers Featuring Bobby Robinson
- Wildcat Tamer - Tarheel Slim
- Number Nine Train - Tarheel Slim
- Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
- Listen My Darling - Wilbert Harrison
- Going Back To My Hometown - Hal Paige & The Wailers
- After Hours Blues - Hal Paige & The Wailers
- Cheating Baby - Wilbert Harrison
- Don't Wreck My Life - Wilbert Harrison
- 1960 - Wilbert Harrison
- Goodbye Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
- Believe Me Darling - June Bateman
- C.C. Rider - Wilbert Harrison
- Why Did You Leave - Wilbert Harrison
- Half A Heart - Junior Lewis
- Cupid's Little Helper - Junior Lewis
- You Don't Have To Go - Sam Meyers
- Sad Sad Lonesome Day - Sam Meyers
- Little Schoolgirl - Wilbert Harrison
- Since I Fell For You - Wilbert Harrison
- Come On Back Where You Belong - Junior Lewis
- (You're Just My Speed) And That's All I Need - Junior Lewis
- Can She Give Me Fever - Junior Lewis
- Your Heart Must Be Made Of Stone - Junior Lewis
- It's Too Late - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- Don't Ever Leave Me - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann

disc 3:
- Put On My Shoes - Mary Ann Fisher
- Wild As You Can Be - Mary Ann Fisher
- Good To The Bone - Willis Jackson
- Makin' It - Willis Jackson
- Hard Grind - Wild Jimmy Spruill
- Kansas City March - Wild Jimmy Spruill
- Lookout - Rockin' Bradley

- Fannie Mae - Buster Brown
- Lost In A Dream - Buster Brown
- Much Too Late - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- Lock Me In Your - Heart Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- Bobby's Rock - Elmore James
- Make My Dreams Come True - Elmore James
- Snoopin' And Accusin' - Bobby Marchan
- This Is The Life - Bobby Marchan
- Why - Johnny Acey
- Please Don't Go (Back To Baltimore) - Johnny Acey
- The Sky Is Crying - Elmore James
- Held My Baby Last Night - Elmore James
- Can't Stay Away Pt 1 - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- Can't Stay Away Pt 2 - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- Look At My Baby - Paul Perryman
- Keep A Callin' - Paul Perryman
- Gravy Train - Riff Ruffin
- All My Life - Riff Ruffin

- John Henry - Buster Brown
- The Madison Shuffle - Buster Brown

disc 4:
- Forever I'll Be Yours - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- Anything For You - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann
- There Is Something On Your Mind Pt 1 - Bobby Marchan
- There Is Something On Your Mind Pt 2 - Bobby Marchan

- Don't Dog Your Woman - Buster Brown
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby - Buster Brown
- St. Louis Blues - Buster Brown
- When Things Go Wrong - Buster Brown
- Blueberry Hill - Buster Brown
- Sincerely - Buster Brown
- I'm Going But I'll Be Back - Buster Brown
- Rollin And Tumblin - Elmore James
- I'm Worried - Elmore James
- Heart Trouble - Billy Lewis
- Booty Green - Bobby Marchan
- It Hurts Me To My Heart - Bobby Marchan
- You're Still My Baby Pt 1 - Bobby Marchan
- You're Still My Baby Pt 2 - Bobby Marchan
- Jay Walkin' - The Upsetters
- Done Somebody Wrong - Elmore James
- Fine Little Mama - Elmore James
- Mojo Hand - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Fannie Mae Is Back - B. Brown
- Candied Yams - B. Brown
- Scratch 'n' Twist - Jimmy Spruill
- Slow Draggin' - Jimmy Spruill


4 CD set

JSP JSPCD 77142
422014Scratchin' - The Wild Jimmy Spruill Story

disc 1:
Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City
Wild Jimmy Spruill - Hard Grind
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - Wildcat Tamer
Larry Dale - Big Muddy
June Bateman with Noble 'Thin Man' Watts & His Band - Believe Me Darling
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - It's Too Late
Lee Roy Little - Your Evil Thoughts
Wild Jimmy Spruill - Kansas City March
Bobby Long - Jersey City
Elmore James - Strange Angels
June Bateman with Noble 'Thin Man' Watts & His Band - Possum Belly Overalls
David Clowney Band - Shakin'
Chuck Bradford - You're Going To Miss Me (When I'm Gone)
Wilbert Harrison - Don't Wreck My Life
Bob Gaddy - Till The Day I Die
Jimmy Spruill - Lonely Island
Bobby Marchan - There's Something On Your Mind (Pt. 2)
Lynn Taylor & The Peachettes - Sweet Little Girl
Charlie Lucas Combo - Jump For Joy
Hal Paige & The Whalers - Going Back To My Home Town
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - No.9 Train
B. Brown & His Rockin' Mcvouts - Hardworking Man
Maxine Brown - All In My Mind
Solomon Burke - Down In The Valley
Wild Jimmy Spruill - Slow Draggin'
Jim & Bob Harrison - Little School Girl
Charles Walker's Band with Jimmy Spruill - Driving Home (Part 2)

Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
Noble 'Thin Man' Watts & His Rhythm Sparks - Hard Times (The Slop)
Jimmy 'Wildman' Spruill - Scratchin'

disc 2:
Wild Jimmy Spruill - Scratch 'n' Twist

Buster Brown - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Bob Gaddy - I'll Go My Way
B. Brown & His Rockin' McVouts - Rockin' With "B"
Horace Cooper & Band featuring Jimmy Spruill - The Squeeze (Part 1)
Bobby Long - The Pleasure Is All Mine
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - Don't Ever Leave Me
June Bateman with Noble 'Thin Man' Watts & His Band - Go Away Mr Blues
Little Danny - Mind On Loving You
Jimmy Spruill - Raisin' Hell
Elmore James - I'm Worried

Buster Brown - Sugar Babe
Storey Sisters - Bad Motorcycle
Commandos - Chicken Scratch
Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya
Dave 'Baby' Cortez - The Happy Organ
Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin'
Shirelles - Dedicated To The One I Love
Rose Marie with Bill Ivey & The Sabers - Most Of All
Walkin' Willie & His Orch. - If You Just Woulda Said Goodbye
Hal Paige & The Whalers - After Hours Blues
Maxine Brown - Harry Let's Marry
Jimmy 'Wildman' Spruill - Country Boy
David Clowney Band - Hoot Owl
Jim & Bob Harrison - Please Don't Hurt Me
Charts - Deserie
Little Anthony & The Imperials - So Much
Charles Walker & His Band - Charles Walker Slop
Noble 'Thin Man' Watts & His Rhythm Sparks - Jookin'
Dan-Dees featuring Jimmy Spruill - Memphis
Wilbert Harrison - Goodbye Kansas City


2 CD set



Great Voices Of The
Century GVC 2039


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 58-59
- Robert Ford: A Blues Bibliography, 2nd Edition (Routledge Music Bibliographies) 2007, p. 
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, p. 
- Pete Hoppula website
- Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 to 1966 - A complete guide to 20 years of recorded blues.- London/New York 1968.- p. 33-34
- Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 to 1970 - A selective discography, Vol. one, A to K.- p. 161-162
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Front cover of Fire FLP 101 ("102")
picture at the top of left column: Buster Brown at the 1943 Fort Valley Music Festival; source: The Peachite Vol. II, No. 2, Folk Festival Number, March 1944; published at http://www.loc.gov/collection/blues-gospel-and-the-fort-valley-music-festivals/articles-and-essays/noncommercial-recordings-the-1940s/#1943 ("Used with permission of Time Life Syndication")

thanks to Alan Balfour, Claude Van Raefelgem, Snežana Lažarević, Ulf Bergenblad and Gerrit Robs for additional info / label scans

 

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