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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 soon !!!

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)
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
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
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.
Tampa Red is on the left; Leroy Carr on the right"
source:Cohn 1993, p. 161 ("Frank Driggs collection")

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