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Leroy Carr
b. March 27, 1904 in Nashville, Tennessee
d. April 29, 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana
discography
S C R A P P E R   B L A C K W E L L   a n d   L E R O Y   C A R R; source: Harrison: Die Welt des Blues, p. 64
Scrapper Blackwell and Leroy Carr
source: Harrison: Die Welt des Blues, p. 64
This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
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Leroy Carr 78 rpm / EPs / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11928Leroy Carr

- How Long - How Long Blues (IND-623-A) #
- My Own Lonesome Blues (IND-622-A)

rec. June 19, 1928 in Indianapolis, IN; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g



Vocalion 1191

# = Banner 32557
# = Oriole 8166
# = Romeo 5166

21928Leroy Carr

- Broken Spoke Blues (C-2219- ) #
- Tennessee Blues (C-2220- ) *

# rec. August 13, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 14, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; unknown, train-whistle



Vocalion 1200
31928Leroy Carr

- Mean Old Train Blues (C-2222- ) #
- Low Down Dirty Blues (C-2224- )

rec. August 14, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; # unknown, train-whistle; # unknown, bells



Vocalion 1214
41928Leroy Carr

- Truthful Blues (C-2221- )
- You Got To Reap What You Sow (C-2223- )

rec. August 14, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g



Vocalion 1232

= Supertone S2223
(Fall 1931) (first as by
"Blues Johnson", corrected to
"Leroy Carr" in August 1931)

51928Leroy Carr

- How Long How Long Blues - Part 2 (C-2688-A) #
- Prison Bound Blues (C-2694-B) *

# rec. December 19, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. December 20, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g



Vocalion 1241

# = Banner 32557
# = Oriole 8166
# = Perfect 0215
# = Romeo 5166

61929Leroy Carr

- How About Me? (C-2964-B)
- Think Of Me Thinking Of You (C-2969- )

rec. February 15, 1929 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1259
71928Leroy Carr

- Baby Don't You Love Me No More (C-2690-A)
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways (C-2691-B)

rec. December 19, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1261

= Supertone S2255
(some as by "Blues
Johnson")

81928Leroy Carr

- How Long How Long Blues - Part 3 (C-2689-A) #
- You Don't Mean Me No Good (C-2695- ) *

# rec. December 19, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. December 20, 1928 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g



Vocalion 1279


further label pics will be added as soon as possible !!!

91929Leroy Carr

- Straight Alky Blues - Pt. I (C-3144- )
- Straight Alky Blues - Pt. II (C-3145- )

rec. March 19, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1290

= Supertone S2220

101929Leroy Carr

- The Truth About The Thing (C-3152-B) #
- Naptown Blues (C-3627- ) *

# rec. March 19, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. June 17, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1400
111929Leroy Carr

- That's All Right For You (C-3619-A)
- Wrong Man Blues (C-3620-A)

rec. June 17, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1405
121929Leroy Carr

- Gambler's Blues (C-3147-)
- There Ain't Nobody Got It Like She's Got It (C-3151-)

rec. March 19, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1412
131929Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Gettin' All Wet (C-4034- ) #
- Just Worryin' Blues (C-4048- ) *

# rec. August 12, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc duet, p; Scrapper Blackwell, voc duet, g

* rec. August 13, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1423
141929Leroy Carr

- Christmas In Jail - Ain't That A Pain? (C-4054- )
- Prison Cell Blues (C-4055- )

rec. August 13, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1432
151929Leroy Carr

- The New How Long How Long Blues (C-4031-A)
- Love Hides All Faults (C-4032-A)

rec. August 12, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1435
161930Leroy Carr

- The Dirty Dozen (C-5075-) #
- Workhouse Blues (C-5076-)

rec. January 2, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; # Leroy Carr, voc duet, p; Scrapper Blackwell, voc duet, g

Vocalion 1454

= Supertone S2221

171929Leroy Carr

- Don't You Get Tired Of Riding That Same Train All The Time? (C-4052- )
- I'm Going Back To Tennessee (C-4053- )

rec. August 13, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1460
181929Leroy Carr

- Rainy Day Blues(C-4046- )
- I Won't Miss You When You're Gone (C-4050-B)

rec. August 13, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1473
191930Leroy Carr

- That's Tellin' 'em (C-5069-) #
- Goodbye Blues (C-5074-)

rec. January 2, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; # Leroy Carr, voc duet, p; Scrapper Blackwell, voc duet, g

Vocalion 1483
201929Leroy Carr

- Lifeboat Blues (C-3146- ) #
- Blue With The Blues (C-4047- ) *

# rec. March 19, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 13, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1499
211930Leroy Carr

- I Know That I'll Be Blue (C-4033-A) #
- Baby You Done Put That Thing On Me (C-4049-A) *

# rec. August 12, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; unknown, train-whistle effect


* rec. August 13, 1929 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1519
221930Leroy Carr

- Memphis Town (C-5071-) #
- Don't Say Goodbye (C-5072-)

rec. January 2, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; # Leroy Carr, voc duet, p; Scrapper Blackwell, voc duet, g

Vocalion 1527
231930Leroy Carr

- Sloppy Drunk Blues (C-6086-B)
- Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink (C-6087-B)

rec. September 9, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1541

= Supertone S2219

241930Leroy Carr

- Papa Wants A Cookie (C-5070- ) #
- I Ain't Got No Gal (C-5073- )

rec. January 2, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; # Leroy Carr, voc duet, p; Scrapper Blackwell, voc duet, g

Vocalion 1561
251930Leroy Carr

- Four Day Rider (C-6090-A)
- Alabama Women Blues (C-6091-B)

rec. September 9, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1549
261930Leroy Carr

- Long Road Blues (C-6088-)
- Jail Cell Blues (C-6089-)

rec. September 9, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1574
271930Leroy Carr

- Papa's On The House Top (C-6092- )
- Carried Water For The Elephant (C-6093- )

rec. September 9, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1593
281931Leroy Carr

- Big House Blues (C-7220-A)
- New How Long How Long Blues - Part 2 (C-7221-A)

rec. January 16, 1931 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1585
291931Leroy Carr

- Low Down Dog Blues (C-7215-A)
- Nineteen Thirty One Blues (C-7216-A)

rec. January 16, 1931 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1605
301931Leroy Carr

- Let's Make Up And Be Friends Again (C-6084- )
- Let's Disagree (C-6085- )

rec. September 9, 1930 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p

Vocalion 1624
311931Leroy Carr

- Love Crying Blues (C-7218-A)
- Papa's Got Your Water On (C-7219-A)

rec. January 16, 1931 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1636
321931Leroy Carr

- What More Can I Do? (C-7222-A)
- Papa Wants To Knock A Jug (C-7223-A) #

rec. January 16, 1931 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; # Leroy Carr, voc duet, p; Scrapper Blackwell, voc duet, g

Vocalion 1651
331932Leroy Carr

- Moonlight Blues (11500-A)
- The Depression Blues (11501-A)

rec. March 16, 1932 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1693
347/1932Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Gone Mother Blues (11498-A)
- Midnight Hour Blues (11499-A)

rec. March 16, 1932 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1703
351932Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Lonesome Nights (11496-A)
- I Keep The Blues (11497-A)

rec. March 15, 1932 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1709
361932Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone (11494-a)
- Quittin' Papa (11495-a)

rec. March 15, 1932 in Chicago, IL; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 1716
371934Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Mean Mistreater Mama (SL-1-2) #
- Blues Before Sunrise (SL-12-1) *

# rec. February 20, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. February 21, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02657
381934Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Blues She Gave Me (SL-10-1)
- You Can't Run My Business No More (SL-11-3)

rec. February 21, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02681
391934Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Hurry Down Sunshine (SL-4-3) #
- Corn Licker Blues (SL-5-1) *

# rec. February 20, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. February 21, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02741
401934LEROY CARR

- Court Room Blues (SL-3-3) #
- Hold Them Puppies (SL-6-3) *

# rec. February 20, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. February 21, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02751
411934Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

- Mean Mistreater Mama No. 2 (SL-2-3) #
- Shady Lane Blues (SL-7-3) *

# rec. February 20, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. February 21, 1934 in St. Louis, MO; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02762

= Conqueror 8863

= JSo AA515

421934Pinewood Tom and his Blue Hounds

- Gone Mother Blues (15597-2)
- Evil Man Blues (15599-2)

rec. March 13, 1934 in New York City; Joshua White, voc, prob. g; Leroy Carr, p

Josh White discography

Banner 33268
= Melotone M13235
= Oriole 8303
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
= Perfect 0303
= Romeo 5303
431934Pinewood Tom and his Blue Hounds

- Mean Mistreater Mama (15598-1)
- She's Alright With Me (15600-1)

rec. March 13, 1934 in New York City; Joshua White, voc, prob. g; Leroy Carr, p; prob. Scrapper Blackwell, g

Josh White discography


Banner 33148
= Conqueror 8451
= Melotone M13115
= Oriole 8374
click to enlarge !
= Perfect 0294
= Romeo 5374
= Paramount 9002
(as by Paul La France)
   

- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (15596-1) #
- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (15596-2) *

rec. August 13, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion unissued

# Collector's Classics CC50
# Document DOCD-5137

* Document DOCD-5465

441934Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell

- Barrel House Woman (15628-2) #
- Black Gal (What Makes Your Head So Hard?) (15646-2) *

# rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 16, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02791

= Conqueror 8865

451934Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell

- Barrel House Woman No. 2 (15633-2) #
- I Believe I'll Make A Change (15645-2) *

# rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 16, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02820

= ARC 7-02-65

= Jazz Collector L92

461934Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell

- Longing For My Sugar (16434-1)
- It's Too Short (16440-1)

rec. December 17, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; Josh White, g

Vocalion 02875
471934Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell

- Baby, Come Back To Me (15605-2)
- Cruel Woman Blues (15635-1)

rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02893

= ARC 7-02-66

481934Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell

- Stormy Night Blues (15603-1) #
- Moanful Blues (15660-1) *

# rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 16, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02922
491934Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell

- I Ain't Got No Money Now (15595-1) #
- My Woman's Gone Wrong (15626-1) *

# rec. August 13, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02950
501934Leroy Carr

- Don't Start No Stuff (15647-1)
- Bo Bo Stomp (15649-1)

rec. August 16, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02969
511934LEROY CARR with SCRAPPER BLACKWELL

- Take A Walk Around The Corner (15604-2) #
- George Street Blues (15648-2) *

# rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

* rec. August 16, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 02986
521934Leroy Carr

- Black Wagon Blues (16437-1)
- Shinin' Pistol (16438-1)

rec. December 17, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; Josh White, g

Vocalion 03067
531934LEROY CARR with SCRAPPER BLACKWELL

- Southbound Blues (15627-2)
- Muddy Water (15636-1)

rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 03107

= Conqueror 8864

   

- Stormy Night Blues (15603-2)

rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g
Vocalion unissued

Collector's Classics CC50
Document DOCD-3137

541934LEROY CARR and SCRAPPER BLACKWELL

- Hustler's Blues (16428-1) #
- Tight Time Blues (16433-1) *

# rec. December 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; Josh White, g

* rec. December 17, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 03034
551934LEROY CARR with SCRAPPER BLACKWELL

- Eleven Twenty-Nine (16429-1) #
- My Good For Nothin' Gal (16441-2) *

# rec. December 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; Josh White, g

* rec. December 17, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 03157
561934Leroy Carr

- Blue Night Blues (15606-1)
- Florida Bound Blues (15634-1)

rec. August 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Vocalion 03233
571934Leroy Carr

- Good Woman Blues (16427-1) #
- Bread Baker (16432-1) *

# rec. December 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, sp; Josh White, g

* rec. December 17, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; Josh White, g

Vocalion 03296
581934Leroy Carr

- Big Four Blues (16416-1)
- You've Got Me Grieving (16430-2)

rec. December 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; Josh White, g

Vocalion 03349
   

- Hard Hearted Papa (16417-1) # *
- Hard Hearted Papa (16417-2) *
- You Left Me Crying (16418-1) #
- You Left Me Crying (16418-2) *
- Broken Hearted Man (16425-1) || # *
- Evil-Hearted Woman (16426-1) # *
- Evil-Hearted Woman (16426-2) []

rec. December 14, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; || Josh White, g

Vocalion unissued

# Collector's Classics CC50
* Document DOCD-5138
[] Document DOCD-5465

   

- Lonesome Man Blues (16431-1) []
- Lonesome Man Blues (16431-2 ) []
- The Stuff Is Here (And It's Mellow) (16435-2) § []
- Arlena (16439-1) || *
- Arlena (16439-2) || #
- It's Too Short (16440-2) *
- Suicide Blues (16442-1) #
- Suicide Blues (16442-2) []

rec. December 17, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g; || Josh White, g; § Bobby Phillips, female voc
Vocalion unissued

# Collector's Classics CC50
* Document DOCD-5139
[] Document DOCD-5465

   

- Bozetta Blues (16443-) *
- Bozetta Blues (16443-2) []
- Church House (16444-1)
- Church House Blues (16444-) *

rec. December 18, 1934 in New York City; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g
Vocalion unissued

# Collector's Classics CC50
* Document DOCD-5139
[] Document DOCD-5465

591935Leroy Carr

- When The Sun Goes Down (85496-1) #
- Ain't It A Shame (85514-1)

rec. February 25, 1935 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; # Scrapper Blackwell, g



Bluebird B5877

= Montgomery Ward
M4826

601935Leroy Carr

- Rocks In My Bed (85495-1)
- Big Four Blues (85498-1)

rec. February 25, 1935 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g

Bluebird B5915


= Montgomery Ward
M4827

611935Leroy Carr

- Bad Luck All The Time (85497-1) #
- Just A Rag (85513-1)

rec. February 25, 1935 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; # Scrapper Blackwell, g

Bluebird B5946

= Montgomery Ward
M4828

621935Leroy Carr

- Going Back Home (85515-1)
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground (85516-1)

rec. February 25, 1935 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p

Bluebird B5963

= Montgomery Ward
M4829


= La voix de son maitre
[His Master's Voice]
SG323 (Fr 1951)

62a1938?Little Brother / Leroy Carr

Little Brother
- Vicksburg Blues No. 2 (94420-1) [Bluebird B6072] *

Leroy Carr
- Big Four Blues [Bluebird B5915]

* rec. August 10, 1935 in New Orleans, LA; Little Brother Montgomery, voc, p; Jesse Coleman (Monkey Joe), sp

Little Brother Montgomery discography




Bluebird B7970
631949Leroy Carr / The Hokum Band

Leroy Carr
- Alki Blues [Straight Alky Blues - Part 1 (C-2966- )] #
The Hokum Band
- Easy Rider Blues


# rec. February 15, 1929 in Chicago; Leroy Carr, voc, p; Scrapper Blackwell, g
Vocalion unissued




AFCDJ A.0.29 (Fr)

= Jazz Collector L58


EP / LP / CD compilations
641958Leroy Carr
Treasures of North American Negro Music Vol. 1

- Gone Mother Blues
- Midnight Hour Blues

- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Blues Before Sunrise


 
 

45 rpm EP
notes by
Henderik R. Rookmaaker

click to enlarge !

Fontana TFE 17051 (UK)
= Fontana 462.021
651959The Country Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Matchbox Blues
Lonnie Johnson
- Careless Love
Cannon’s Jug Stompers
- Walk Right In
Peg Leg Howell
- Low Down Rounder’s Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Statesboro Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- Stealin’ Stealin’
Blind Willie Johnson
- You Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond

Leroy Carr
- Alabama Woman
Sleepy John Estes
- Special Agent
Big Bill Broonzy
- Key To The Highway
Bukka White
- Fixin’ To Die
Tommy McClennan
- I’m A Guitar King
Robert Johnson
- Preachin’ Blues
Washboard Sam
- I Been Treated Wrong


edited by Samuel B. Charters
8-page booklet
by Samuel B. Charters







RBF RF 1 (1959)








= RBF RF 1 (1966)

RBF discography

661960The Rural Blues
A Study of the Vocal and Instrumental Resources

The 1. ed. of this record, RF-202, featured only extracts of most of the recordings on 202X

RF-202 tracks:
Will Shade
- I Can't Stand It
Hambone Willie Newburn
- Shelby County Work House Blues
Robert Johnson
- From Four Until Late
Furry Lewis
- You Can Leave, Baby
Sleepy John Estes
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
L'il Son Jackson
- Roberta Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Bad Luck And Trouble
Blind Boy Fuller
- Thousand Woman [sic!] Blues
Arthur Crudup
- If I Get Lucky
Charlie Pickett
- Down The Highway
Kokomo Arnold
- Milk Cow Blues
Blind Willie Johnson
- Take Your Burden To The Lord
Tommy McClennan
- New Highway 51
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Penitentiary Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Mama T'ain't Long 'Fo' Day
Charlie Burse
- Take Your Fingers Off It
Charlie Lincoln
- My Wife Drove Me From My Door
Peg Leg Howell
- Skin Game Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Come Go Home With Me
- Goin' Back To Florida
Robert Johnson
- Standing At The Crossroads
Lightnin' Hopkins
- One Kind Favor
Furry Lewis
- John Henry
Blind Willie Johnson
- Nobody's Fault But Mine
Furry Lewis
- Warm Up
Bukka White
- Bukka's Jitterbug Swing
John Hurt
- Frankie
Blind Willie McTell
- Southern Can Mama
Papa Charlie Jackson
- Airy Man Blues
Skip James
- Little Cow And Calf Is Gonna Die Blues

Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell
- New How Long Blues
Bert Bilbro
- Mohuna Blues
Sonny Terry and Oh Red
- Harmonica Stomp
Frank Stokes
- Shiney Town Blues
Virgil Perkins
- Solo
Charlie Burse
- Tippin' Round
Ham Gravy
- Mama Don't Love It
Moochie Reeves
- Key To The Highway

compiled and annotated
by Samuel B. Charters



RBF RF 202

2 LP set
RBF 202X (1964)


= XTRA 1035

= Fontana 982.099

671962Leroy Carr:
Blues Before Sunrise

accompanied by Scrapper Blackwell and Josh White

track sequence on Columbia CL 1799, BPG 62206:

- Barrelhouse Woman
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- Southbound Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Big Four Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise

- It's Too Short
- My Woman's Gone Wrong
- Hustler's Blues
- Bobo Stomp
- Shining Pistol
- Shady Lane Blues
- Corn Likker Blues
- Hurry Down Sunshine

track sequence on CBS C 30496, SOP J-95:

- Midnight Hour Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama #
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- Corn Likker Blues
- Shady Lane Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- My Woman's Gone Wrong

- Southbound Blues
- Barrelhouse Woman
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Bobo Stomp
- Big Four Blues
- Hustler's Blues
- Shining Pistol
- It's Too Short

# different take from the one on CL 1799


CBS CS 8511

notes by Duncan P. Schiedt



= Columbia CL 1799
(US 1962)

= CBS BPG 62206 (UK 1964)

notes by Duncan P. Schiedt

= CBS C 30496 (1971)




= CBS / Sony SOP J-95
(Jp 1975)

notes by Nat Hentoff

= CBS Portrait RK 44122
(1989)

681963Leroy Carr
Treasury of Jazz Series No. 32

- Rocks In My Bed (85495-1)
- Big Four Blues (85498-1)

- Going Back Home (85515-1)
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground (85516-1)
45 rpm EP



= RCA 86.333 (F)
691965Leroy Carr
RCA Victor Race Series Vol. 2

- Rocks In My Bed (85495-1)
- Big Four Blues (85498-1)

- Ain't It A Shame (85514-1)
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground (85516-1)
45 rpm EP
notes by Michael Vernon



RCA RCX 7168 (UK)
701966Symposium In Blues

Leroy Carr
- Rocks In My Bed
Washboard Sam
- I've Been Treated Wrong
Lonnie Johnson
- Lonesome Road
Walter Davis
- What Have I Done Wrong?
Leadbelly
- I'm On My Last Go-Round
Wingy Manone
- How Long, How Long Blues

Duke Ellington
- Black, Brown And Beige
Louis Armstrong
- Blues For Yesterday
Mildred Bailey
- That Ain΄t Right
Artie Shaw & Hot Lips Page
- Blues In My Heart
Ethel Waters
- Blues In My Heart
Joe Williams
- Rocks In My Bed
notes by Leonard Feather

RCA Victor PRM 235
711969Favorite Country Blues Piano-Guitar Duets 1929-1937

Willie Harris
- West Side Blues
Charlie Spand
- Good Gal
- Back To The Woods Blues

Leroy Carr
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
Roosevelt Sykes "& Clifford Gibson" #
- Tired Of Being Mistreated
Springback James
- Poor Coal Passer
Leola Manning
- The Blues Is All Wrong

Joe Evans
- Down In Black Bottom
- Shook Woman Blues
Blind Blake
- Poker Woman Blues
Walter Davis
- Sloppy Drunk Again
Cripple Clarence Lofton
- Monkey Man Blues
Bumble Bee Slim
- New Orleans Stop Time
Buddy Woods
- Don't Sell It, Don't Give It Away

# guitar accompaniment is by Oscar Carter (prob. pseudonym used by Henry Townsend)

notes by Stephen Calt,
Jerome Epstein, Nick
Perls, Michael Stewart
drawing by Rory Block



Yazoo L-1015

Yazoo discography

721970The Virtuoso Guitar of Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell
- Penal Farm Blues
- Trouble Blues Part 1
- Trouble Blues Part 2
- Blue Day Blues

Leroy Carr
- Good Woman Blues
Black Bottom McPhail
- My Dream Blues
Scrapper Blackwell
- Hard Time Blues

Black Bottom McPhail
- Down In Black Bottom
- Whiskey Man Blues
Scrapper Blackwell
- Kokomo Blues
- Down South Blues
- Back Door Blues
Tommie Bradley
- Pack Up Her Trunk Blues

Leroy Carr
- Barrelhouse Woman No. 2
notes by Stephen Calt
Jerry Epstein, Nick Perls
& Michael Stewart



Yazoo L 1019


= Yazoo CD 1019 YAZ (1991?)

Yazoo discography

731971Leroy Carr
Masters of the Blues Vol. 12
- How Long How Long Blues No 2 (c2688) (1928)
- How Long How Long Blues No 2 (c2689) (1928)
- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby (c2692) (1928)
- You Don't Mean Me No Good (c2695) (1928)
- My Good For Nothing Gal (16441) (1934)
- Baby Come Back To Me (15605) (1934)
- Barrelhouse Woman No 2 (15633) (1934)
- Cruel Woman Blues (15635) (1934)

- Muddy Water (15636) (1934)
- Straight Alki Blues (Part 1) (c1344) (1929)
- Straight Alki Blues (Part 1) (c1345) (1929)
- Black Gal (15646) (1934)
- Don't You Start No Stuff (15647) (1934)
- George Street Blues (15648) (1934)
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues (16429) (1934)
- Bread Baker (16432) (1934)

Collector's Classics CC 38
741971?Leroy Carr 1928 - 34

- My Own Lonesome Blues
- How Long - How Long Blues [June 1928]
- How Long How Long Blues - Part 2 [December 19, 1928]
- Prison Bound Blues
- Straight Alky Blues - Part 1
- Christmas In Jail
- The Dirty Dozen
- Workhouse Blues
- Sloppy Drunk Blues

- I Ain't Got No Money Now
- Barrelhouse Woman no. 2
- Baby, Come Back To Me
- Cruel Woman Blues
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Muddy Water
- Black Gal
- Bread Baker
- Longing For My Sugar








K.O.B. (Fr)
label's 3rd issue (without #)
(Kings Of The Blues)

K.O.B. discography

751973Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell:
Naptown Blues 1929-1934


- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Naptown Blues
- Bread Baker
- I Keep The Blues
- Gettin' All Wet

- What More Can I Do
- Longing For My Sugar
- Fore Day Rider
- How About Me?
- Memphis Town
- Hold Them Puppies
- Papa Wants To Knock A Jug
notes by Stephen Calt
& Mike Stewart



Yazoo L 1036

Yazoo discography

761973Leroy Carr: Singin' The Blues 1937

- Hard Hearted Papa
- You Left Me Crying
- Broken Hearted Man
- Evil Hearted Woman
- Good Woman Blues
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues

- You've Got Me Grieving
- Bread Beaker
- Tight Time Blues
- Arlena
- My Good For Nothin' Gal
- Suicide Blues

cover art by Irving Lehmann
notes by Kip Lornell



Biograph BLP C9
76a1977The Blues

Volume 1: Country and City Blues
- Working Man Blues - Sleepy John Estes
- I'se Just A Bad Luck Man - Casey Bill Weldon
- Friendless Blues - Big Bill Broonzy
- Vitamin A - Big Joe Williams
- Mozelle Blues - Tommy McClennan
- Big Woman Blues - Johnny Temple
- When You Feel Down - Lonny Johnson
- If I Get Lucky - Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup

- For B.B. King - T-Bone Walker
- Mercy Mama - Tampa Red
- Devil's Son-In-Law - Peetie Wheatstraw
- Black Spider Blues - Robert Lockwood Jr.
- What Have I Done - Lil Green
- My Black Name Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
- She's Making A Fool Out Of Me - Washboard Sam
- You Got To Run Me Down - William 'Jazz' Gillum



Volume 2: Blues Pianists, Boogie Woogie and Blues Shouters
- Winter Time Blues - Big Maceo
- Sunny Road - Roosevelt Sykes
- Just One More Time - Walter Davis

- Rocks In My Bed - Leroy Carr
- Caught The Old Coon At Last - Memphis Slim
- Jivin' The Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Eddie's Blues - Eddie Boyd

- Chicago Breakdown - Big Maceo

- Slow And Easy Blues - Jimmy Yancey
- Cuttin' The Boogie - Pete Johnson & Albert Ammons
- Bye Bye Baby - Jimmy Rushing
- How Long How Long Blues - Big Joe Turner
- Cleanhead Blues - Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson
- Hootie Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Thirsty Mama Blues - Hot Lips Page
- Moaning The Blues - Victoria Spivey



Volume 3: When The Jazzmen Play The Blues
- Back O'Town Blues - Louis Armstrong
- Winnin' [sic] Boy Blues - Jelly Roll Morton
- Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning - Sidney Bechet
- If You See Me Comin' - Mezzrow Ladnier Quintet
- Across The Track Blues - Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
- House Rent Boogie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- After Hours - Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra
- Ride My Blues Away - Harlan Leonard & His Rockets

- That's The Blues Old Man - Johnny Hodges & His Orchestra
- Mobile Bay - Rex Stewart
- Rangoon - Cootie Williams
- A Tiny Bit Of Blues - Big Maceo
- Fats Waller's Original E Flat Blues - Fats Waller
- Low Bottom no 2 - Wild Bill Davis
- Hey Ba-Ba Re-Bop / Hamp's Boogie Woogie - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra


prod. by Jean-Paul Guitier
boxed set of 3 LPs
notes by Michael Walter
(translated by
Don Waterhouse)







RCA PM 42039 (Fr 1977)
77197?Leroy Carr Vol. 2

- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
- Quittin' Papa
- I Keep The Blues
- I Ain't Go No Money Now
- Motherless Child
- Stormy Night Blues
- Hard Hearted Papa
- You Left Me Crying

- Broken Hearted Man
- Evil-Hearted Woman
- Good Woman Blues
- You've Got Me Grieving
- Tight Time Blues
- Black Wagon Blues
- Arlena
- Suicide Blues



Collector's Classics CC 50
781978Leroy Carr 1930-1935
'don't cry when I'm gone' (The Piano Blues Vol. 7)

Leroy Carr
- Ain't It A Shame
- Just A Rag
- Alabama Women Blues
- New How Long
- Four Day Rider
- Rocks In My Bed
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Going Back Home

Leroy Carr
- Big Four Blues
Carr & Blackwell
- Barrel House Woman No. 2
- Good Woman Blues
- George Street
- Make A Change
- Don't Start No Stuff
- Take A Walk
- It's Too Short
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4407

(=) Magpie PYCD 07

Magpie discography

791978Let's Get Loose
Folk and Popular Blues Styles from the Beginning to the Eraly 1940s

Yank Rachell & Sonny Boy Williamson
- Peach Tree Blues
Pillie Browning
- Brownskin Woman
Johnson Boys
- Violin Blues
Modern Jazz Quartet of Norfolk
- What's The Matter Now
Buck Mountain Band
- Yodeling Blues
Hattie Hudson & Willie Tyson
- Doggone My Good Luck Soul
Clara Smith
- Let's Get Loose
George O'Connor
- Nigger Blues

Tyus & Tyus
- Dad's Old Mule
Rufus & Ben Quillan
- Keep It Clean

Leroy Carr
- Blue Night Blues
Walter Roland
- House Lady Blues
Wilbur "Joe" McCoy & Herb Morand
- I'm Cuttin' Out
Tommy McClennan
- Deep Blue Sea Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson & Big Bill Broonzy
- Love Me Baby
The Five Breezes
- My Buddy Blues

compiled by David Evans

notes by David Evans





New World 290
801983Leroy Carr 1928

- My Own Lonesome Blues (IND-622-A)
- How Long - How Long Blues (IND-623-A)
- Broken Spoke Blues (C-2219)
- Tennessee Blues (C-2220)
- Truthful Blues (C-2221)
- Mean Old Train Blues (C-2222)
- You Got To Reap What You Sow (C-2223)
- Low Down Dirty Blues (C-2224)

- How Long How Long Blues No.2 (C-2688-A)
- How Long How Long Blues Part 3 (C-2689-A)
- Baby Don't You Love Me No More (C-2690-A)
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways (C-2691-B)
- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby (C-2692-B)
- Prison Bound Blues (C-2694-A)
- You Don't Mean Me No Good (C-2695)
notes by Paul Oliver

Matchbox MSE-210

Matchbox discography

811986The Roots Of Robert Johnson

Skip James
- Devil Got My Woman
Kokomo Arnold
- Milk Cow Blues

Leroy Carr
- When The Sun Goes Down
Son House
- Preachin' The Blues - part 1
Lonnie Johnson
- Life Saver Blues
Henry Thomas
- Red River Blues
Charley Patton
- Revenue Man Blues
Son House
- My Black Mama - part 1
Skip James
- 22-20 Blues
Hambone Willie Newbern
- Roll And Tumble Blues
The Mississippi Sheiks
- Sitting On Top Of The World
Scrapper Blackwell
- Kokomo Blues
Casey Bill Weldon
- Go Ahead, Buddy
Johnnie Temple
- Lead Pencil Blues
notes by Stephen Calt
click to enlarge!

click to enlarge!
Yazoo L 1073

click to enlarge!
= Yazoo CD 1073 YAZ

Yazoo discography

821987Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell:
Great Piano-Guitar Duets (1929-1935)


- The Truth About The Thing
- Gambler's Blues
- There Ain't Nobody Got It Like She's Go It
- That's All Right For You
- Wrong Man Blues
- Rainy Day Blues
- I Won't Miss You When You're Gone
- Prison Cell Blues
- Papa's On The House Top

- Papa's Got Your Water On
- Court Room Blues
- Blues She Gave Me
- You Can't Run My Business No More
- Blue Night Blues
- Florida Boun Blues
- When The Sun Goes Down
- Bad Luck All The Time
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground

Old Tramp OT1204
831988Leroy Carr 1929-1934

- Straight Alki Blues - part 1
- The New How Long How Long Blues
- I Know I'll Be Blue
- Just Worryin' Blues
- Don't You Get Tired Of Riding That Same Train All The Time?
- I'm Going Back To Tennessee
- Don't Say Goodbye
- Let's Make Up And Be Friends Again

- Let's Disagree
- Long Road Blues
- Love Crying Blues
- Lonesome Nights
- Gone Mother Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Rozetta Blues
- Church House Blues

Document DLP 543
841988Leroy Carr: Blues Before Sunrise

- Barrelhouse Woman
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- Southbound Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Big Four Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise

- It's Too Short
- My Woman's Gone Wrong
- Hustler's Blues
- Bobo Stomp
- Shining Pistol
- Shady Lane Blues
- Corn Likker Blues
- Hurry Down Sunshine
CBS BPG 62206

notes by Neil Slaven

Official 6023 (Denm)

851989Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell 1929-1935

Leroy Carr
- Think Of Me Thinking Of You
- Lifeboat Blues
- Love Hides All Faults
- Blue With The Blues
- Baby You Done Put That Thing On Me
- Christmas In Jail
- That's Tellin' 'Em
- Goodbye Blues
- The Dirty Dozen

Leroy Carr
- Workhouse Blues
- Moonlight Blues
Scrapper Blackwell
- Springtime Blues
- Rambling Blues
- Mix That Thing (Black Bottom McPhail, voc)
- Alley Sally Blues
- No Good Woman Blues
- Motherless Boy Blues
- Texas Stomp
CD bonus tracks:

Best of Blues BOB 13


= Best of Blues BOB10
(2004)

861989Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell 1930-1958
Remaining Titles and Alternative Takes

Leroy Carr
- Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink [C-6087-B]
- Jail Cell Blues [C-6089- ]
- Nineteen Thirty One Blues [C-7216-A]
- Big House Blues [C-7220-A]
- The Depression Blues [11501-A]
- Mean Mistreater Mama no. 2 [Sl-2-3]
- Hard Hearted Papa [16417-2]

- You Left Me Crying [16418-2]
- Black Waggon Blues [16437-1]
- Arlena [16439-1]
Scrapper Blackwell
- Little Girl Blues #
- Life Of A Millionare #
- Little Boy Blue #
- Blues #

# from 1967 Collector EP JEN 7


RST BD-2074


Story of the Blues
CD 3538 (1993)

871989Roots Of The Postwar Blues

- New Little Pretty Mama (Tee-Ninecy Mama) - Leroy's Buddy
- Crawling King Snake - Tony Hollins
- If You See My Rooster (Please Run Him Home) - Memphis Minnie
- A Hard Pill To Swallow - Son Bond
- Beer Drinking Woman - Memphis Slim
- Sweet Man Blues - Little Buddy Doyle
- West Coast Blues - Walter Davis
- Mattie Mae Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson

- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways - Leroy Carr
- Piggly Wiggly - Charlie McFadden
- My Little Machine - Sonny Boy Williamson
- First Time I Met You - Little Brother Montgomery
- Black Angel Blues - Bessie Jackson
- Renewed Love Blues - Little Buddy Doyle
- Rough Treatment - Bumble Bee Slim
- She Fooled Me - Washboard Sam


notes by Tom Carter
[= Mike Rowe]

Swingtime/Bluetime BT 2015
(Dk)
881990?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
click to enlarge !
RST Blues Documents BD-1
(Austria)

3 CD set
click to enlarge !
= Story Of Blues/Da Music
(1992)

3 CD set
click to enlarge !
= 1201 Music (1999)

891992Leroy Carr: Naptown Blues

- Naptown Blues
- Love Hides All Faults
- Think Of Me Thinking Of You
- Christmas In Jail-Ain't That A Pain
- How About Me
- Goodbye Blues
- That's Tellin' Em
- The Dirty Dozen

- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Memphis Town
- Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink
- Low Down Dog Blues
- What More Can I Do?
- Papa Wants To Knock A Jug
- Hold Them Puppies
- Hard Hearted Papa

Aldabra ALB 1011 (UK)

= Aldabra ALB101/CD

901992Leroy Carr Vol. 1 1928-1929

- My Own Lonesome Blues
- How Long - How Long Blues
- Broken Spoke Blues
- Tennessee Blues
- Truthful Blues
- Mean Old Train Blues
- You Go To Reap What You Sow
- Low Down Dirty Blues
- How Long How Long Blues - No. 2
- How Long How Long Blues - part 3
- Baby Don't You Love Me No More
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways
- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby
- Prison Bound Blues
- You Don't Mean Me No Good
- How About Me?
- Straight Alky Blues - part 1 (c-2966)
- Think Of Me Thinking Of You
- The Truth About That Thing
- Straight Alky Blues - part 1 (c-3144)
- Straight Alky Blues - part 2 (c-3145)
- Lifeboat Blues
- Gambler's Blues
- There Ain't Nobody Got It Like She's Got It
notes by Alan Balfour

Document DOCD 5134
911992Leroy Carr Vol. 2 1929-1930

- That's All Right For You
- Wrong Man Blues
- Naptown Blues
- The New How Long How Long Blues
- Love Hides All Faults
- I Know That I'll Be Blue
- Gettin' All Wet
- Rainy Day Blues
- Blue With The Blues
- Just Worryin' Blues
- Baby You Done Put That Thing On Me
- I Won't Miss You When You're Gone
- Don't You Get Tired Of Riding That Same Train All The Time?
- I'm Going Back To Tennessee
- Christmas In Jail
- Ain't That A Pain?
- Prison Cell Blues
- That's Tellin' 'em
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Memphis Town
- Don't Say Goodbye
- I Ain't Got No Gal
- Goodbye Blues
- The Dirty Dozen
- Workhouse Blues
notes by Alan Balfour

Document DOCD 5135
921992Leroy Carr Vol. 3 1929-1930

- Let's Make Up And Be Friends Again
- Let's Disagree
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink
- Long Road Blues
- Jail Cell Blues
- Four Day Rider
- Alabama Women Blues
- Papa's On The House Top
- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Nineteen Thirty One Blues
- Love Crying Blues
- Papa's Got Your Water On
- Big House Blues
- New How Long How Long Blues - part 2
- What More Can I Do?
- Papa Wants To Knock A Jug
- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone?
- Quittin' Papa
- Lonesome Nights
- I Keep The Blues
notes by Alan Balfour

Document DOCD 5136
931992Leroy Carr Vol. 4 1932-1934

- Gone Mother Blues
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Moonlight Blues
- The Depression Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama (take 1)
- Mean Mistreater Mama (take 2)
- Mean Mistreater Mama No. 2
- Court Room Blues
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- Corn Licker Blues
- Hold Them Puppies
- Shady Lane Blues
- Blues She Gave Me
- You Can't Run My Business No More
- Blues Before Sunrise (take 1)
- Blues Before Sunrise (take 2)
- I Ain't Got No Money Now
- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (take 1)
- Stormy Night Blues (take 2)
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- Baby, Come Back To Me
- Blue Night Blues
- My Woman's Gone Wrong
notes by Alan Balfour

Document DOCD 5137
941992Leroy Carr Vol. 5 1934

- Southbound Blues
- Barrel House Woman
- Barrel House Woman No. 2
- Florida Bound Blues
- Cruel Woman Blues
- Muddy Water
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Black Gal (What Makes Your Head So Hard?)
- Don't Start No Stuff
- George Street Blues
- Bo Bo Stomp
- Big Four Blues
- Hard Hearted Papa (take 1)
- Hard Hearted Papa (take 2)
- You Left Me Crying (take 1)
- You Left Me Crying (take 2)
- Broken Hearted Man
- Evil-Hearted Woman (take 1)
- Good Woman Blues
- Hustler's Blues
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
- You've Got Me Grieving
notes by Alan Balfour

Document DOCD 5138
951992Leroy Carr Vol. 6 1934-1935

- Bread Baker
- Tight Time Blues
- Longing For My Sugar
- Black Wagon Blues
- Shinin' Pistol
- Arlena (take 1)
- Arlena (take 2)
- It's Too Short (take 1)
- It's Too Short (take 2)
- My Good For Nothin' Gal
- Suicide Blues (take 1)
- Bozetta Blues (take 1)
- Church House Blues (take 2)
- Rocks In My Bed
- When The Sun Goes Down
- Bad Luck All The Time
- Big Four Blues
- Just A Rag
- Ain't It A Shame
- Going Back Home
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground
notes by Alan Balfour

Document DOCD 5139
961992Leroy Carr 1930-1935
The Piano Blues series

- Barrel House Woman No- 2
- Good Woman Blues
- Ain't It A Shame
- George Street Blues
- Just A Rag
- Alabama Woman Blues
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Don't Start No Stuff
- You Left Me Crying
- Suicide Blues
- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- New How Long How Long Blues - part 2
- Four Day Rider
- Rocks In My Bed
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Going Back Home
- Big Four Blues
- It's Too Short
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PYCD 07

Magpie discography

971992The Roots 'n Blues
Retrospective 1925 - 1950


disc 1:
Charlie Poole with The North Carolina Ramblers – Whitehouse Blues
Aiken County String Band – High Sheriff
Frank Hutchison – The Last Scene Of The Titanic
Hersal Thomas – Suitcase Blues
Reverend J.M. Gates – Death's Black Train Is Coming
Dora Carr – Cow-Cow Blues
Vance's Tennessee Breakdowners – Washington County Fox Chase
Fiddlin' John Carson – I'm Going To Take The Train To Charlotte
Ernest V. Stoneman's Trio – Untitled
Whistler And His Jug Band – Low Down Blues
Washington Phillips – Paul & Silas In Jail
Barbecue Bob – Blind Pig Blues
Austin & Lee Allen – Chattanooga Blues
Sherman Tedder – Untitled
Dallas String Band With Coley Jones – Hokum Blues
Gladys Bentley – Worried Blues
Elizabeth Johnson – Empty Bed Blues Part 1
Elizabeth Johnson – Empty Bed Blues Part 2
South Georgia Highballers – Blue Grass Twist
Charlie Bowman And His Brothers – Moonshiner And His Money
Clarence Green – Johnson City Blues
Reverend Johnny Blakey assisted by The Sanctified Singers – Warming By The Devil's Fire
Papa Too Sweet & Harry Jones – (Honey) It's Tight Like That
Mississippi John Hurt – Big Leg Blues
Daniels-Deason Sacred Harp Singers – Hallelujah


disc 2:
Hershel Brown and His Happy Five – Liberty
Mamie Smith – My Sportin' Man
Blues Birdhead – Mean Low Blues
Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley – C.C. & O. Blues
The Okeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers – Ortonville
Slim Doucet – Dear Black Eyes (Chere Yeux Noirs)
Roosevelt Sykes – Roosevelt Blues
The Hokum Boys – Gin Mill Blues
Joe Falcon acc. by Clemo Breaux & Ophy Breaux – Osson
W.T. Narmour & S.W. Smith – Sweet Milk And Peaches (Breakdown)
Gid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers With Riley Puckett & Clayton McMichen – Soldier's Joy
Whistlin' Alex Moore – They May Not Be My Toes
Mississippi Sheiks – The Jazz Fiddler
Lonnie Johnson – I Have To Do My Time
Tom Darby & Jimmie Tarlton – Lonesome Frisco Line
Roy Harvey & Leonard Copeland – Back To The Blue Ridge
Buster Carter & Preston Young – Darn Good Girl
Bo Carter – West Jackson Blues
Lonnie Johnson & Violet Green – You Had Too Much
Silver Leaf Quartet – Oh! Glory Glory
Freeny's Barn Dance Band – Don't You Remember The Time
Pelican Wildcats – Walkin' Georgia Rose
Peetie Wheatstraw – Police Station Blues
Tindley Quaker City Gospel Singers – Hallelujah Side
Will Batts – Highway # 61 Blues


disc 3:
W. Lee O'Daniel & Lightcrust Doughboys – Doughboys Theme Song # 1
W. Lee O'Daniel And His Hillbilly Boys – Ida (Sweet As Apple Cider)
W. Lee O'Daniel & Lightcrust Doughboys – Doughboys Theme Song # 2
Blind Willie – Bell Street Lightnin'
Charlie Patton – Jersey Bull Blues
Walter Roland – Every Morning Blues
Blue Ridge Ramblers – D Blues
Breaux Freres – La Valse Des Yeux Bleus
Bessie Jackson – Skin Game Blues

Leroy Carr with Scrapper Blackwell – Good Woman Blues
Pinewood Tom – Sissy Man
The Rhythm Wreckers – Blue Yodel # 2 (My Lovin' Gal Lucille)
The Anglin Twins – Just Inside The Pearly Gates
Bumble Bee Slim – Hard Rocks In My Bed
The Two Charlies – Tired Feelin' Blues
Eldon Baker And His Brown County Revelers – One Eyed Sam
A'nt Idy Harper And The Coon Creek Girls – Poor Naomi Wise
Kid Prince Moore – South Bound Blues
Big Bill Broonzy – C & A Blues
George Curry – My Last Five Dollars
The Nite Owls – Memphis Blues
The Alley Boys Of Abbeville – Pourquoi tu m'aime pas
Reverend Benny Campbell – Have Mercy On Me
Albert Ammons – Shout For Joy
Jack Kelly – Flower Blues
Bob Clifford – Onion Eating Mama
Callahan Bros. – Brown's Ferry Blues # 2
Little Buddy Doyle – Slick Capers Blues
Bill McKinley – Poor Boy Blues


disc 4:
Frank Edwards – We Got To Get Together
Sweet Violet Boys – You Got To See Mama Every Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)
The Humbard Family – I'll Fly Away
Tony Hollins – Cross Cut Saw Blues
Peter Cleighton – Black Snake Blues
Black Cats And The Kitten – Step It Up And Go
Bob And Randall Atcher – Papa's Going Crazy, Mama's Going Mad
Adolf Hofner And His San Antonians – Cotton-Eyed Joe
Poor Boy Burke – Old Vets Blues
Little Son Joe – Black Rat Swing
Big Maceo Merriweather – Maceo Special
The Light Crust Doughboys with J.B. Brinkley – It's Funny What Love Will Make You Do
Hank Penny And His Radio Cowboys – Army Blues
James "Beal Street" Clark – Who But You
Homer Harris – Tomorrow May Be Too Late
McKinley Morganfield – Burying Ground Blues
Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys – Goodbye Old Pal
Gene Autry – Dixie Cannonball
Bill Landford & The Landfordaires – Run On For A Long Time
Joe Williams – Baby, Please Don't Go
Sister Myrtle Fields acc. by The Austin McCoy Trio – I'm Toiling
Willie "Boodle It" Right – Two By Four Blues
Bailes Bros. – You Can't Go Halfway (And Get In)
Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks – Heaven's Radio
Rosetta Howard – Plow Hand Blues
Memphis Seven – Grunt Meat Blues
Deep South Boys – Until I Found The Lord
Brother Porter & Brother Cook – I Know My Jesus Won't Deny Me

compiled by Lawrence Cohn
4 disc set
notes by Lawrence Cohn
and Pete Welding

Columbia Legacy
47911/47912-15
981992Leroy Carr Vol. 2 1929-1935
The Piano Blues series

- Straight Alki Blues - part 1
- Straight Alki Blues - part 2
- Gettin' All Wet
- Papa's On The House Top
- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Papa's Got Your Water On
- Gone Mother Blues
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Court Room Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Blue Night Blues
- Barrel House Woman
- Florida Bound Blues
- Tight Time Blues
- Bread Baker
- When The Sun Goes Down
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PYCD 17

Magpie discography

991994Leroy Carr: Southbound Blues

- Midnight Hour Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- Corn Likker Blues
- Shady Lane Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Take Around The Corner
- My Woman's Gone Wrong
- Southbound Blues
- Barrelhouse Women
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Bobo Stomp
- Big Four Blues
- Hustler's Blues
- Shining Pistol
- It's Too Short

Drive CD 3215 (Swi)
100199?Too Late, Too Late Vol. 5 (1927-64)

Sister Morgan (1927)
- Hurry Down, Sunshine, And See What Tomorrow Brings
Lonnie Johnson (1927)
- Handfull O' Keys
- Searchin' For Flats
Cow Cow Davenport (1928)
- Cow Cow Blues (take B)
Elizabeth Johnson (1928)
- Be My Kid Blues
- Sobbin' Woman Blues

Leroy Carr (1928)
- Box Car Blues
Frank Stokes (1929)
- I'm Going Away Blues
- Old Sometime Blues
Henry Townsend (1931)
- Doctor, Oh Doctor
- Jack Of Diamonds Georgia Rub
Blind Wille McTell (1933)
- Broke Down Engine No. 2 (take 1)
- Love Makin' Mama (take 2)
John (Big Nig) Bray (1934)
- Trench Blues. Leadbelly (1940)
- Didn't Ol' John Cross The Water?
Sonny Terry (1944/45)
- I Have Had My Fun
- Keys To The Highway
Leadbelly (1945)
- Eagle Rock Rag (alt. take)
James 'Jack Of All Trades' McCain (1945)
- Good Mr. Roosevelt
Montana Taylor (1946)
- Lowdown Bugle (take B)
- Detroit Rocks
Big Maceo (c.1950)
- Eloise, Don't Play Me For A Fool
Scrapper Blackwell (1959)
- How Long No. 2
Rev. Lonnie Farris (1964)
- Peace In The Valley (Proverb 1001)

Document DOCD 5411
1011995Leroy Carr & Black Boy Shine 1934 - 1937
Unissued Test Pressings and Alternative Takes

Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell (1934)
- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (take 2)
- Evil-Hearted Woman (take 2)
- Lonesome Man Blues (take 1)
- Lonesome Man Blues (take 2)
- The Stuff Is Here (And It`s Mellow) (duet with Bobbie Phillips)
- Suicide Blues (take 2)
- Bozetta Blues (take 2)
Black Boy Shine (1937)
- My Good Woman Blues (take 1)
- My Good Woman Blues (take 2)
- Black Shine Blues (take 1)
- Black Shine Blues (take 2)
- Dallas Woman Blues (take 1)
- Dallas Woman Blues (take 2)
- Sugarland Woman Blues (take 1)
- Sugarland Woman Blues (take 2)
- Lonely House Blues
- Bad Whiskey Blues
- West Columbia Woman (take 1)
- West Columbia Woman (take 2)
- Brown Skin Mojo Blues (take 1)
- Brown Skin Mojo Blues (take 2)
- Cross-Eyed Man Blues (take 1)
- Cross-Eyed Man Blues (take 2)
notes by David Evans

Document DOCD 5465
1021995Leroy Carr: Hurry Down Sunshine
The Essential Recordings of Leroy Carr

- Papa Wants A Cookie
- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Mean Mistreatin' Mama
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Barrelhouse Woman
- Prison Bound Blues
- Good Women Blues
- When The Sun Goes Down
- Rocks In My Bed
- Tight Time Blues
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Straight Alky Blues - part 1
- Straight Alky Blues - part 1
- Just A Rag
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways
- How Long, How Long Blues
- Going Back Home
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground
notes by Les Fancourt

Indigo IGOCD 2016 (UK)
1031996Leroy Carr: Naptown Blues
The Blues Collection 86

- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby
- Tennessee Blues
- Truthful Blues
- You Don't Mean Me No Good
- Mean Old Train Blues
- Prison Bound Blues
- Naptown Blues
- Gettin' All Wet
- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Four Day Rider
- Low Down Dog Blues
- What More Can I Do
- I Keep The Blues
- Longing For My Sugar
- Bread Baker
notes by Chris Smith


Orbis BLU NC 086

1041996The Roots Of Rap
Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 30s

Blind Willie Johnson - If I Had My Way I'd Tear This Building Down
Luke Jordan - Cocaine Blues
Allen Brothers - Bow Wow Blues
Frankie 'Half-Pint' Jaxon - Jive Man Blues
Henry Thomas - Jonah In The Wilderness
Willie Walker - South Carolina Rag
Memphis Jug Band - Whitewash Station
Red Henderson - Automobile Ride Through Alabama
Speckled Re - The Dirty Dozen No. 2
Butterbeans & Susie - 'Tain't None O' Your Business
Beale Street Sheiks - It's A Good Thing
Jimmie Davis - She's A Hum Dum Dinger

Leroy Carr - Papa's On The House Top
Rev. Edward W. Clayborn - Let That Liar Alone
Frank Hutchinson - Back In My Home Town
T.C.I Section Crew - Track Linin
Blind Willie McTell - Atlanta Strut
Lonnie Glosson - Arkansas Hard Luck Blues
Kansas City Kitty & Georgia Tom - How Can You Have The Blues?
Seven Foot Dilly & His Dill Pickles - Pickin' Off Peanuts
Pine Top Smith - Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Dixieland Jug Blowers - When I Stopped Running I Was At Home
Memphis Minnie - Frankie Jean

Yazoo CD 2018
1051997Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell:
How Long Blues 1928-1935


- How Long - How Long Blues
- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby
- There's Ain't Nobody Got It Like She's Got It
- Bee-Da-Da-Bum
- Naptown Blues
- Gettin' All Wet
- Papa's On The House Stop
- Alabama Woman Blues
- Papa Wants To Knock A Jug
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Take A Walk About The Corner (Courtroom Blues)
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Barrelhouse Woman
- Longing For My Sugar
- Big Four Blues
- It's Too Short
- When The Sun Goes Down (In The Evening)
- Ain't It A Shame
- My Old Pal (Dedicated To The Memory Of Leroy Carr)
notes by Jean Buzelin

Blues Collection
159062 (Fr)
1061998Leroy Carr: American Blues Legend

- Barrel House Woman
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- Southbound Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Big Four Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- It's Too Short
- My Woman's Gone Wrong
- Hustler's Blues
- Bo Bo Stomp
- When The Sun Goes Down
- Shining Pistol
- Good Woman Blues
- Shady Lane Blues
- Corn Likker Blues
- Bread Baker
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- How Long Has This Evening Train Been Gone
- Midnight Hour Blues
booklet by John Collis

Charly CPCD 8333
1071998Leroy Carr: Sloppy Drunk

disc 1
- How Long Blues
- Tennessee Blues
- You Got To Reap What You Sow
- Low Down Dirty Blues
- Box Car Blues
- How Long Blues - part 2
- Baby Don't You Love Me No More
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways
- Prison Bound Blues
- Straight Alky Blues - parts 1 & 2
- Naptown Blues
- Gettin' All Wet
- Just Worryin' Blues
- Christmas In Jail Ain't It A Pain
- Prison Cell Blues
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Memphis Town
- Dirty Dozens
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Long Road Blues
- Four Day Rider

disc 2
- Alabama Woman Blues
- Papa's On The House Top
- Papa's Got Your Water On
- New How Long, How Long Blues - part 2
- Gone Mother Blues
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- I Ain't Got No Money Now
- Southbound Blues
- Barrel House Woman
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Bo Bo Stomp
- Hustlers Blues
- It's Too Short tk. 1
- Rocks In My Bed
- When The Sun Goes Down
- Bad Luck All The Time
- Big Four Blues
- Just A Rag
- Ain't It A Shame
- Going Back Home
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground
2 CD set
notes by Paul Swinton

Catfish KATCD 108 (UK)
1081999Broke, 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)
1092001Leroy Carr: Prison Bound Blues

- Naptown Blues
- Prison Bound Blues
- Box Car Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Christmas In Jail - Ain't It A Pain?
- Papa's Got Your Water On
- Baby Don't You Love Me No More
- Low Down Dirty Blues
- How Long, How Long Blues
- Tennessee Blues
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- When The Sun Goes Down
- You Got To Reap What You Sow
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Rocks In My Bed
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Prison Cell Blues
- Four Day Rider
- Hustler's Blues
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground

Snapper SBLUECD012
1102001Prison Blues

- Chain Gang Blues - Kokomo Arnold
- Big Rock Jail - Ed Bell
- He's In The Jailhouse Now - Jim Jackson
- Prison Blues - Alice Moore, Ike Rodgers
- Jailhouse Fire Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins

- Christmas In Jail, Ain't That a Pain - Leroy Carr
- Penitentiary Bound Blues - Sylvester Weaver
- Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Midnight Special - Leadbelly
- County Jail Special - Champion Jack Dupree
- The County Farm Blues - Mae Glover, James Parker
- New Prison Blues - Howell, Peg Leg
- Dekalb Chain Gang - Fred McMullen
- The County Farm Blues - Bo Carter
- Alabama Prison Blues - Jesse Wadley
- County Jail - Big Maceo, Tampa Red
- Crime Don't Pay - Merline Johnson
- County Jail Blues - "Funny Paper" Smith
- Big House Bound - Blind Boy Fuller
- Ninety-Nine Year Blues - Julius Daniels
- Doin' A Stretch - Blind Blake, Alex Robinson
- Parchman Farm Blues - Bukka White, Washboard Sam
- Prisoner Bound - Frank Busby, Honey Hill

Catfish KATCD 179
1112001P-Vine Presents 21 Blues Giants: Leroy Carr

- How Long - How Long Blues
- Tennessee Blues
- Mean Old Train Blues
- Low Down Dirty Blues
- Baby, Don't You Love Me No More
- Prison Bound Blues
- Gambler's Blues
- Naptown Blues
- Love Hides All Faults
- Gettin' All Wet
- Rainey Day Blues
- Unknown
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Alabama Women Blues
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Lonesome Night

P-Vine PCD 3744
1122002The Essential Leroy Carr

disc 1
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways
- Memphis Town
- Straight Alky Blues - part 1
- Straight Alky Blues - part 2
- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby
- Kokomo Blues - (with Scrapper Blackwell)
- Getting All Wet
- Alabama Woman Blues
- How Long, How Long Blues
- Quittin' Papa
- The Dirty Dozen
- Papa's On The Housetop
- Gone Mother Blues
- It's Too Short
- D Blues - (with Scrapper Blackwell)
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Prison Bound Blues

disc 2
- Mean Mistreating Mama
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Long Road Blues
- Four Day Blues
- A Blues - (with Scrapper Blackwell)
- I Keep The Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Blue Night Blues
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Bo Bo Stomp
- Church House Blues
- Just A Rag
- Ain't It A Shame
- Big Four Blues
- How Long Has That Train Been Gone?
- Bad Luck All The Time
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground
- My Old Pal Blues - (Scrapper Blackwell)
2 CD set

Document CBL 200039
1132004Leroy Carr: Whiskey Is My Habit, Women Is All I Crave
The Best of Leroy Carr

disc 1
- How Long - How Long Blues
- Prison Bound Blues
- Straight Alky Blues - part 1
- Straight Alky Blues - part 2
- Gambler's Blues
. Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Papa's On The House Top
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- Corn Licker Blues
- Shady Lane Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- I Ain't Got No Money Now
- Motherless Child
- My Woman's Gone Wrong
- Southbound Blues
- Barrelhouse Woman
- Muddy Water

disc 2
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Don't Start No Stuff
- Bobo Stomp
- Big Four Blues
- Hard Hearted Papa
- You Left Me Crying
- Evil Hearted Woman
- Good Woman Blues
- Hustler's Blues
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
- You Got Me Grieving
- Bread Baker
- Tight Times Blues
- Black Wagon Blues
- Shinin' Pistol
- It's Too Short
- My God For Nothin' Gal
- Suicide Blues
- Church House Blues
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground
2 CD set
notes by Tom Piazza

Columbia Legacy CK 86989
113a2004Back To The Crossroads - The Roots of Robert Johnson

Peetie Wheatstraw - Police Station Blues (3:06)
Kokomo Arnold - Old Original Kokomo Blues (2:55)
Bumble Bee Slim - Cruel Hearted Woman (2:49)
Hambone Willie Newbern - Roll And Tumble Blues (3:04)
Lonnie Johnson - Life Saver Blues (3:09)
Mississippi Sheiks - Sitting On Top Of The World (3:16)
Mississippi Jook Band - Hittin' The Bottle Stomp (2:38)
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman (3:00)
Son House - My Black Mama, Pt. 1 (3:09)
Blind Blake - Georgia Bound (3:23)

Leroy Carr - When The Sun Goes Down (2:58)
Kokomo Arnold - Sissy Man Blues (3:09)
Rev. Edward W. Clayborn - Your Enemy Cannot Harm You [as Rev. E.W. Clayborn] (3:02)
Johnnie Temple - Lead Pencil Blues (3:06)
Skip James - 22-20 Blues (2:52)
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Dry Southern Blues (2:5()
Scrapper Blackwell - Kokomo Blues (3:04)
Tampa Red - Things 'bout Coming My Way (3:28)
Peetie Wheatstraw - King Of Spades (3:08)
Harlem Hamfats - Oh Red (2:38)
Charley Patton - You're Gonna Need Somebody When You Die (2:58)
Kokomo Arnold - Milk Cow Blues (3:10)
Son House - Preachin' The Blues (3:03)


remastered from original 78 recordings

Yazoo CD 2070
1142005Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920s Volume 3
2006 Calendar with free CD

CD and Calendar contents:
- Devil Got My Woman - Skip James
- Love My Stuff - Charley Patton
- M&O Blues - Willie Brown
- He Calls That Religion - Mississippi Sheiks
- Champagne Charlie's My Name - Blind Blake
- Lost Man Blues - Ida Cox
- The Gone Dead Train - King Solomon Hill
- War Time Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom - Ma Rainey
- Skoodle Um Skoo - Papa Charlie Jackson
- Guitar Boogie - Blind Roosevelt Graves & Brother

- Christmas In Jail - Leroy Carr

Supplementary CD tracks:
- Tallahatchie River Blues - Mattie Delaney
- How You Want Your Rollin' Done - Louie Lasky
- Married Woman Blues - George Torey
- Cypress Grove Blues - Skip James

remastered by Richard Nevins


Blues Images Vol. 3 (2006)

Blues Images

1152008Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell
The early recordings of an innovative Blues Master Volume 1 1928-1934

disc 1
- My Own Lonesome Blues
- How Long How Long Blues
- Broken Spoke Blues
- Tennessee Blues
- Truthful Blues
- Mean Old Train Blues
- You Got To Reap What You Sow
- Low Down Dirty Blues
- Box Car Blues
- How Long How Long Blues No. 2
- How Long How Long Blues No. 3
- Baby Don't You Leave Me No More
- Tired Of Your Low Down Ways
- I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby
- Prison Bound Blues
- You Don't Mean Me No Good
- How About Me
- Straight Alky Blues [part 1]
- Think Of Me Thinking Of You
- The Truth About The Thing
- Straight Alky Blues [part 2]
- Straight Alky Blues [part 3]
- Lifeboat Blues
- Gambler's Blues
- There Ain't Nobody Got It Like She Got It

disc 2
- That's All Right For You
- Wrong Man Blues
- Naptown Blues
- The New How Long Blues
- Love Rides All
- I Know That I'll Be Blue
- Gettin' All Wet
- Rainy Day Blues
- Blue With The Blues
- Just Worryin' Blues
- Baby You Done Put That Thing On Me
- I Won't Miss You When You're Gone
- Don't You Get Tired
- I'm Going Back To Tennessee
- Christmas In Jail
- Prison Cell Blues
- That's Tellin' 'em
- Papa Wants A Cookie
- Memphis Town
- Don't Say Goodbye
- I Ain't Got No Gal
- Goodbye Blues
- The Dirty Dozen
- Workhouse Blues

disc 3
- Let's Make Up And Be Friends Again
- Let's Disagree
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink
- Long Road Blues
- Jail Cell Blues
- Four Day Rider
- Alabama Women Blues
- Papa's On The House Top
- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Nineteen Thirty One Blues
- Love Crying Blues
- Papa's Got Your Water On
- Big House Blues
- How Long How Long Blues [part 2]
- What More Can I Do
- Papa Wants To Knock A Jug
- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
- Quittin' Papa
- Lonesome Nights
- I Keep The Blues

disc 4
- Gone Mother Blues
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Moonlight Blues
- The Deprssion Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Mean Mistreater Mama No. 2
- Court Room Blues
- Hurry Down Blues
- Corn Licker Blues
- Hold Them Puppies
- Shady Lane Blues
- Blues She Gave Me
- You Can't Run My Business No More
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Ain't Got No Money Now
- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
- Stormy Night Blues
- Take A Walk Round The Corner
- Baby Come Back To Me
- Blue Night Blues
- My Woman's Gone Wrong

compiled by Max Haymes; 95 sides; remastered; annotated discography
4 CD box set
notes by Max Haymes

JSP JSPCD 77104
1162008Leroy Carr: How Long How Long Blues
His best 23 songs

- How Long How Long Blues
- How Long How Long Blues No. 2
- Prison Bound Blues
- Gambler's Blues
- Naptown Blues
- The New How Long How Long Blues
- Rainy Day Blues
- I'm Going Back To Tennessee
- Goodbye Blues
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Long Road Blues
- Low Down Dog Blues
- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Hurry Down Sunshine
- Shady Lane Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Barrel House Woman
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Hard Hearted Papa
- Arlena
- When The Sun Goes Down

Wolf BC 007
1172011Leroy Carr: When The Sun Goes Down   1934-1941
with Scrapper Blackwell, also featuring Bumble Bee Slim, Bill Gaither, Stovepipe No. 1, Elzadie Robinson, Roosevelt Sykes, Tampa Red

disc 1
- Southbound Blues
- Barrel House Woman
- Barrel House Woman No. 2
- Florida Bound Blues
- Cruel Woman Blues
- Muddy Water
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Black Gal (What Makes Your Head So Hard)
- Don't Start No Stuff
- George Street Blues
- Bo Bo Stomp
- Big Four Blues
- Hard Hearted Papa
- Hard Hearted Papa
- You Left Me Crying
- You Left Me Crying
- Broken Hearted Woman
- Evil-Hearted Woman
- Evil-Hearted Woman
- Good Woman Blues
- Hustler's Blues
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
- You've Got Me Grieving
- Lonesome Man Blues
- Lonesome Man Blues

disc 2
- Bread Baker
- Tight Time Blues
- Longing For My Sugar
- The Stuff Is Here (And It's Mellow)
- Black Wagon Blues
- Shinin' Pistol
- Arlena
- Arlena
- It's Too Short
- It's Too Short
- My Good For Nothin' Gal
- Suicide Blues
- Suicide Blues
- Rozetta Blues
- Rozetta Blues
- Church House Blues
- Rocks In My Bed
- When The Sun Goes Down
- Bad Luck All The Time
- Big Four Blues
- Just A Rag
- Ain't It A Shame
- Going Back Home
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground

disc 3
Bumble Bee Slim and Bill Gaither
- Stepchild
- New Mean Mistreater Blues
- Bleeding Heart Blues
- Tired Of Your Low Down Nasty Ways
- Good Evening Blues
- Good Woman Blues
- Bricks In My Pillow
- The Death Of Leroy Carr
- Smoky Mountain Blues
- How Long How Long Blues
- You Don't Mean Me No Good
- Prison Bound Blues
- Last Respects
- New When The Sun Goes Down
- Past And Gone
- After The Sun's Gone Down
- You Done Showed Your DBA
- How Long Baby How Long
- LandN Blues
- Stony Lonesome Graveyard
- Life Of Leroy Carr
- Georgia Barrel House
- Old Rainy Day Blues
- Bad Luck Child's Request


disc 4
Friends Of Leroy Carr
- A Woman Gets Tired Of The Same Man All The Time
- Going South Blues
- Hurry Down Sunshine And See What Tomorrow Brings
- The Snitcher's Blues
- Bound To Be A Monkey
- Special Delivery Blues
- Little Sow Blues
- Winter Blues
- Chicago Moan Blues
- Cold Rocks Was My Pillow
- Leaving Blues
- Don't You Love Your daddy No More
- Daddy, What You Going To Do?
- How Long, How Long Blues
- How Long, How Long
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Graveyard Blues
- I Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog No More
- Tired As I Can Be
- Shady Lane
- Love In Vain
- Where Were You Last Night?
- Prisoner Bound
- My Old Pal Blues


compiled by Max Haymes; 91 sides; remastered; annotated discography
4 CD box set
notes by Max Haymes

JSP JSPCD 77125


Will be completed and expanded with further details !!!

I herewith confess
that I do not have the ambition to list each and every CD anthology / compilation
containing only one (or two ;-) Leroy Carr track(s) !!!

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Lawrence Cohn: Nothing But The Blues.- New York, London, Paris (Abbeville Press) 1993, p. 161
- Robert M.W. Dixon & John Godrich: Blues & Gospel Records 1902 - 1943, 3rd ed. 1982, p. 140-145
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- p. 107-108
- Gφrgen Antonsson discographies
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

left column picture from cover of Indigo IGOCD 2016

thanks to Alan Balfour, Luigi Monge, Peter Sh. Lehnardt, John Clarke and Max Hoeffner for additional info / scans / corrections

 

L E R O Y   C A R R
source: front cover of The Blues Collection # 86

 

Tampa Red & Leroy Carr; Two of the giants of urban blues meet at the RCA Victor Recording Studios in Camden, New Jersey, about 1934; source: Cohn 1993, p. 161 ('Frank Driggs collection')
"Two of the giants of urban blues meet at the RCA Victor Recording Studios in Camden, New Jersey, about 1934.
Tampa Red is on the left; Leroy Carr on the right"
source: Lawrence Cohn: Nothing But The Blues.- New York, London, Paris (Abbeville Press) 1993, p. 161 ("Frank Driggs collection")

Stefan Wirz


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