L A R R Y   D A L E outside the Apollo, 1986; photographer: Paul Harris; source: Juke Blues # 9 (1987), p. 8
Larry Dale outside the Apollo, 1986
source: Juke Blues # 9 (1987), p. 8
photographer: Paul Harris

Larry Dale
real name: Ennis Lowery
b. January 7, 1923 in Hungerford, Texas
d. May 19, 2010 in New York

discography
L A R R Y   D A L E at the Blues Estafette '87 ; photographer: André Hobus; source: Juke Blues # 11 (1987/88), p. 25
Larry Dale at the Blues Estafette '87, Utrecht
source: Juke Blues # 11 (1987/88), p. 25
photographer: André Hobus

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

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Larry Dale 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11952BOB GADDY and his Alley Cats

- "I" (Believe You Got A Sidekick) (M 45) *
- Bicycle Boogie (M 47 / JA4013)

rec. New York, 1952; Bob Gaddy, p, * voc; * "Marie", voc; Sonny Terry, hca, Larry Dale, g; prob. Gene Brooks, dr

Bob Gaddy discography




Jackson 2303
21953BOB GADDY and his Alley Cats

- No Help Wanted (J 4053) *
- Little Girl's Boogie (J 4054)

rec. New York, 1953; Bob Gaddy, p, * voc; Al King, ts; Larry Dale, g; Bob Harris, b; George Wood, dr; * ens voc

Bob Gaddy discography




Jax 308
31953Paul Williams & His Orchestra

- The Thin Man (4064)
- Shame Shame Shame (4065) *

rec. New York, 1952; Larry Dale, * voc, g; Paul Williams, alt; Noble Watts, ten; Jimmy Brown, tpt; Steve Cooper, b; Belton Evans, dr


Jax 313
41953Paul Williams & His Orchestra

- Shuck Foot (4067)
- The Woman I Love Is Dying (4068) *

rec. New York, 1952; Larry Dale, * voc, g; Paul Williams, alt; Noble Watts, ten; Jimmy Brown, tpt; Steve Cooper, b; Belton Evans, dr


Jax 317
51954DOCTOR GADDY And His Orchestra

- Doctor Gaddy's Blues (E3QB 5317)
- Evil Man Blues (E2QB 5316)

rec. 1953 in New York; Bob Gaddy, voc, p; Al King, ts; Larry Dale, g; Bob Harris, b; George Wood, dr

Bob Gaddy discography


Dot 1185
61955Doctor Gaddy and His Keys

- Blues Has Walked In My Room (D 760K)
- Slow Down Baby (D 761K)

rec. New York, 1953; Bob Gaddy, p, * voc; Al King, ts; Larry Dale, g; Bob Harris, b; George Wood, dr; * ens voc

Bob Gaddy discography


Harlem 2330
71954Big Red McHouston & His Orchestra

- I'm Tired (E4HB 4122)
- Where Is My Honey (E4HB 4123)

rec. May 5, 1954 in New York; Mickey Baker, g; Larry Dale, voc, g; Sam Taylor, ts; Ernest "Pinky" Williams, bs; Al Williams, p; Lloyd Trotman, b; David "Panama" Francis, dr

Groove 0020
(RCA subsidiary)
   

- Stranger Blues (E4HB 4124)
- I Wish I Knew (E4HB 4125)

rec. May 5, 1954 in New York; Mickey Baker, g; Larry Dale, voc, g; Sam Taylor, ts; Ernest "Pinky" Williams, bs; Al Williams, p; Lloyd Trotman, b; David "Panama" Francis, dr

Groove unissued

Bear Family BCD 15654

81954Larry Dale

- You Better Heed My Warning (take C) (E4 HB 4728)
- Please Tell Me (take B) (E4 HB 4730)

rec. RCA New York Studio 1, 1-4 pm, June 21, 1954; Larry Dale, voc; Mickey Baker, g; Jack Dupree, p; Leslie Johankins, Sam Taylor, Heywood Henry, saxes; Lloyd Trotman, b; Panama Francis, dr; A&R Danny Kessler

Groove 4G-0029
(RCA subsidiary)

Bear Family BCD 15654

   

- Down To The Bottom (take A) (E4 HB 4727)
- Midnight Hours (take A) (E4 HB 4729)

rec. RCA New York Studio 1, 1-4 pm, June 21, 1954; Larry Dale, voc; Mickey Baker, g; Jack Dupree, p; Leslie Johankins, Sam Taylor, Heywood Henry, saxes; Lloyd Trotman, b; Panama Francis, dr; A&R Danny Kessler
Groove unissued

Detour 33-006

Bear Family BCD 15654

91955Larry Dale

- Feelin' All Right (H-1203)
- No Tellin' What I'll Do (H-1205)

rec. New York, c. Aug. 1955; Larry Dale, voc; Mickey Baker, g; Sam Taylor, ten; unkn., b, dr; arr. by Leroy Kirkland

Herald 463
   

- I've Been Watching You Baby (H-1202)

rec. New York, c. Aug. 1955; Larry Dale, voc; Mickey Baker, g; Sam Taylor, ten; unkn., b, dr; arr. by Leroy Kirkland
Herald unissued
101956Larry Dale

- Hoppin' And Skippin' (H-1204) *
- Rock 'n' Roll Baby (H-1275) #

* rec. New York, 1955; Larry Dale, voc; Mickey Baker, g; Sam Taylor, ten; unkn., b, dr; arr. by Leroy Kirkland
# rec. New York, 1956; Larry Dale, voc, g; with band , as above ?

Ember 1009
   

- I'm Tired Pretty Baby (E-1276)

rec. New York, 1956; Larry Dale, voc, g; with band , as above ?
Ember unissued
111956Jack Dupree And Mr. Bear

- Lonely Road Blues (G5JB-7294-4) *
- When I Got Married (G5JB-7296-3)

rec. New York City, Sept. 17, 1956; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Mr. Bear (Teddy McRae), * voc; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Gene Moore, dr

Champion Jack Dupree discography

7 inch 45 rpm


Groove 4G-0171
   

- The Ups (G5JB-7293) *
- Story Of My Life (G5JB-7295)

rec. New York City, Sept. 17, 1956; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Mr. Bear (Teddy McRae), * voc; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Gene Moore, dr
Groove unissued
121956Doctor Gaddy and His Keys

- Operator (OT 855)
- I Love My Baby (OT 856)

rec. New York, 1956; Bob Gaddy, voc, p; Larry Dale, g; Al Hall, b; Gene Moore dr

Bob Gaddy discography




Old Town 1031




= Old Town 1162

131957Champion Jack Dupree & His Combo

- Dirty Woman (H4PB-1226-5)
- Just Like A Woman (H4PB-1230-1)

rec. New York City, Jan. 22, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Gene Moore, dr

Champion Jack Dupree discography

7 inch 45 rpm

Vik X-0260
   o

- Down The Lane (H4PB-1228)

rec. New York City, Jan. 22, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Gene Moore, dr
Vik unissued
141957Champion Jack Dupree & His Orchestra

- Old Time Rock And Roll (H4PB-1227-2)
- Rocky Mountain (H4PB-1229-4)

rec. New York City, Jan. 22, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Gene Moore, dr

Champion Jack Dupree discography

7 inch 45 rpm


Vik X-0279
151957Larry Dale with Cootie Williams

- Rinky Dink (H2WB 2863)
- Please Give Me Your Love (H2WB 2864) *

rec. New York City, March 29, 1957; Larry Dale, * voc, g; Leroy Lovett, p; Cootie Williams, tpt; Rupert Cole, alt; George Clark, ten; Ed Frazier, b; Lester Jenkins, dr
7 inch 45 rpm


RCA Victor 20/47-6899
161957Cootie Williams and His Orch.

- Block Rock (H2WB 2865)
- Rangoon (H2WB 5200)

rec. New York City, March 29, 1957; Larry Dale, g; Leroy Lovett, p; Cootie Williams, tpt; Rupert Cole, alt; George Clark, ten; Ed Frazier, b; Lester Jenkins, dr
rec. New York City, May 15, 1957; same
7 inch 45 rpm


RCA Victor 20/47-7012
   

- Percy Speaks (H2WB 2866)

rec. New York City, March 29, 1957; Larry Dale, g; Leroy Lovett, p; Cootie Williams, tpt; Rupert Cole, alt; George Clark, ten; Ed Frazier, b; Lester Jenkins, dr
RCA Victor unissued
171957Cootie Williams' Savoy Ballroom Orchestra

- Available Lover (H2WB 4124)
- It's All In Your Mind (H2WB 4125) *

rec. New York City, May 15, 1957; Larry Dale, * voc, g; Wini Brown, voc; Leroy Lovett, p; Cootie Williams, tpt; Rupert Cole, alt; George Clark, ten; Ed Frazier, b; Lester Jenkins, dr
7 inch 45 rpm


RCA Victor 20/47-6990
   

- Now That You've Loved Me (H2WB 4122)
- Blue Sunday (H2WB 4123) #
- Blue Sunday (H2WB 5198) #
- It Hurts Me (H2WB 5199) *
- Boomerang (H2WB 5201

rec. New York City, May 15, 1957; Larry Dale, * voc, g; Wini Brown, # voc; Leroy Lovett, p; Cootie Williams, tpt; Rupert Cole, alt; George Clark, ten; Ed Frazier, b; Lester Jenkins, dr
RCA Victor unissued
   

- The Wrong Woman (H4PW-6156)
- You're Always Crying The Blues (H4PW-6157)
- Woman Trouble Again (H4PW-6158)

rec. New York City, Aug 20, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Pete Brown, ts; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Willie Jones, dr
Vik unissued
181957Champion Jack Dupree And His Combo

- Shake Baby Shake (H4PW-6155) *
- Lollipop Baby (H4PW-7502) #

rec. New York City, Aug 20, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Pete Brown, ts; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Willie Jones, dr; ensemble, * voc
rec. New York City, Oct. 15, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Pete Brown, ts; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Willie Jones, dr

Champion Jack Dupree discography

7 inch 45 rpm


Vik X-0304
   

- My Baby's Like A Clock (H4PW-7500)
- Hello Darlin' (H4PW-7501)
- Shake Baby Shake (H4PW-7503)

rec. New York City, Oct. 15, 1957; Jack Dupree, voc, p; Pete Brown, ts; Larry Dale, g; Al Lucas, b; Willie Jones, dr
Vik unissued
191957Doctor Gaddy and His Keys

- Paper, Lady (OT 871) *
- Out Of My Name (OT 872) #

rec. New York, 1957; Bob Gaddy, voc, * p; # Jimmy Wright, ts; # Champion Jack Dupree, p; Larry Dale, g; Joe Ruffin, g; Al Hall, b; Gene Moore dr

Bob Gaddy discography




Old Town 1039

* (=) Old Town 1064

201958Doctor Gaddy and His Keys

- Woe Woe Is Me (OT 893)
- Rip And Run (OT 894)

rec. New York, 1958; Bob Gaddy, voc, p; Jimmy Wright, ts; Champion Jack Dupree, p; Larry Dale, g; Joe Ruffin, g; Al Hall, b; Gene Moore dr

Bob Gaddy discography


Old Town 1050
211959Cootie Williams
Un Concert À Minuit

Daniel Filipacchi et Frank Tenot présentent pour la 1e fois en France, Cootie Williams et son Orchestre du Savoy de Harlem

Decca 153.931 track sequence:
- Night Train #
- Mood Indigo #

- Lil' Darlin' #
- Easy Swing #
- 3 O'Clock In The Morning #

Universal Music 018446-2 track sequence:
Joe Newman
- Blues On The Champs-Elysees
- A Girl Named Rigmor
- Lover Man

Un concert a minuit avec Cootie Williams
- Night Train
- Mood Indigo
- Lil' Darling
- Easy Swing
- Three O'clock In The Morning

rec. February 11, 1959 in Paris, France; Cootie Williams, tp; George Clark, ts; Arnold Jarvis, org; Larry Dale, g; Lester Jenkins, dr
10 inch LP





Decca 153.931 (Fr)


(=) Universal Music
018446-2 (Fr 2002) Joe
Newman/Cootie Williams
"Jazz At Midnight"

224/1959Champion Jack Dupree:
Blues From The Gutter


- Strollin'
- T.B. Blues *
- Can't Kick The Habit
- Evil Woman *
- Nasty Boogie *

- Junker's Blues *
- Bad Blood *
- Goin' Down Slow
- Frankie And Johnny *
- Stack-O-Lee

rec. New York City Feb. 4, 1958; prod. by Jerry Wexler
Champion Jack Dupree, voc, p; Ennis Lowery (aka Larry Dale), g; Wendell Marshall, b; Willie Jones, dr; * Pete Brown, as

Champion Jack Dupree discography


Atlantic 8019 (US)
= Atlantic SD-8019 (US)
= London Jazz Label
    LTZ-K 15171 (GB 1959)


= Atlantic SD-8255 (1970)
= Atlantic 40526 (Fr 1973)


= Atlantic 3320056 (Fr)
(10 inch LP)


= Atlantic / Warner P-6183
(Jp 1980)


= Atlantic CD 82434 (1992)

231960Larry Dale

- Big Muddy (GL 504)
- What Your Love Means To Me (GL 505)

rec. New York, 1960; Larry Dale, voc, g; Jimmy Spruill, g; Bob Gaddy, p; Jimmy Wright, ten; Al Hall, b; Gene Brooks, dr
7 inch 45 rpm



Glover 203
241960Larry Dale

- Let The Doorbell Ring (GL 525) *
- Let Your Love Run To Me (GL 524)

rec. New York, 1960; Larry Dale, voc, g; Jimmy Spruill, g; * Brownie McGhee, g; Bob Gaddy, p; unkn., b, dr

7 inch 45 rpm







Glover 208

= Ace CDH 206

251961Larry Dale

- Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee (A 5823)
- Keep Getting Up (A 5819) (instr.)

rec. New York, November 1961; Larry Dale, voc, g; Bob Gaddy, p; Everett Barksdale, b; Matt Gray, ten; Willie Jones, dr

7 inch 45 rpm



Atlantic 45-2133


(=?) Seville S-1020

   

- Travellin' Blues (A 5820)
- Things Ain't What They Used To Be (A 5821)
- Lookin' For A Woman (A 5822)

rec. New York, November 1961; Larry Dale, voc, g; Bob Gaddy, p; Everett Barksdale, b; Matt Gray, ten; Willie Jones, dr

Atlantic unissued
 196?LARRY DALE and the King Notes

- Memories
- Crying Over You


Elbridge 12762
261968Larry Dale

- Buffalo Bill (R-1)
- Poison Ivy (R-2) (Leiber-Stoller) [Mel London]

rec. New York, 1968; Larry Dale, voc, g; org, two tens, b, dr
7 inch 45 rpm



Ram 100
271969Larry Dale

- The Things I Used To Do (Fire-5) *
- Rock A While (Fire-6)

rec. New York, 1969; Larry Dale, voc, g; * overdubbed, lead g, org, two tens, b, dr

7 inch 45 rpm
Fire 2022
28197?New York City Blues

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

Guitar Crusher
- I've Got To Know
Buster Brown
- Broadway On Fire
Cousin Leroy
- Highway 41
Louisiana Red
- Little Girl Take Your Time
Bob Gaddy
- Out Of My Name

Larry Dale
- Heed My Warning
Sticks McGhee
- Sleep In Job



Flyright LP 4706 (197?)

Flyright discography


= Magpie PY 1818

Magpie discography

28a1986Bob Gaddy: Rip And Run

- Come On Little Children
- Operator
- I Love My Baby
- Rip & Run
- Woe, Woe Is Me
- What Would I Do
- Paper Lady
- Out Of My Name

- I'll Go My Way
- The Things I Used To Do
- What Wrong Did I Do
- The Girl Who Promises
- Forgive Me
- Take My Advice
- Stormy Monday Blues
- 'Till The Day I Die

Bob Gaddy discography

notes by Ray Topping



Ace CH 164
28b1986Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee: Old Town Blues Vol. 1
with Little Willie, Larry Dale featuring Billy Bland

Ace CH 180 track sequence:
Billy Bland
- Chicken Hop
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Climbing On Top Of The Hill
- Uncle Bud
- Slider
- She Loves So Easy
- I Need A Woman
- Confusing
- Crazy 'bout You Baby

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Love's A Disease
- Sweet Sweet Woman
- Reap What You Sow
Little Willie
- Work Out
- Sweet Little Girl
- Playboy
- Hard Luck Baby

Larry Dale
- Let The Doorbell Ring

Ace CDCHD 469 track sequence:
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Uncle Bud
- Climbin' On The Top Of The Hill
- Sweet Sweet Woman
James Wayne
- Evil Hearted Woman
- Rock Reel Rock
- Where You Been
- True Blues
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Slidin'
- Crazy 'Bout You Baby
Billy Bland
- Chicken Hop
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- I Need A Woman
Little Willie
- Playboy
- Sweet Little Girl
- Hard Luck Baby
- Work Out
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Love's A Disease
- She Loves So Easy
- Confusion
- Reap What You Sow
Bob Gaddy
- The Things That I Used To Do
Willie Dixon
- Could I Would I
- Ugly Girls


notes by Alan Balfour

Ace CH 180 (UK 1986)

notes by Alan Balfour
and Ray Topping

(=) Ace CDCHD 469
(UK 1993)
"Old Town Blues -
Downtown Sides"

[exchanging Larry Dale
track]

291987Harlem Hit Parade
Old Town Blues Vol. 2

Hal Paige & His Wailers
- Rock The Joint This Morning
- Guitar Blues
- My Angel Child
- Guitar Shuffle
James Wayne
- Where You Been
- Rock Reel Rock
- True Blues
- Evil He arted Woman

Ursula Reed
- Have A Good Time Baby
- Ursula's Blues
- Fool About The Man I Love
Bob Gaddy
- You Are The One
- Early One Morning

Larry Dale
- Let Your Love Run To Me
- Big Muddy (alt. tk.)
- What Your Love Means To Me

Ace CH 206

= Norton CD 7046

301987Still Groove Jumping!

Roy Gaines
- Right Now Baby
- All My Life

Larry Dale
- Down To The Bottom [Groove unissued]
- You Better Heed My Warning [Groove 4G-0029]
- Midnight Hours [Groove unissued]
Tiny Kennedy
- Country Boy
Mr. Bear
- Peek A Boo
- The Bear Hug

The Du-Droppers
- Drink Up
Mr. Bear
- Mr. Bear Comes To Town
- I'm Gonna Keep My Good Eye On You
Buddy Lucas
- High Low Jack
Champion Jack Dupree
- When I Got Married
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
- She's Got No Hair
Piano Red
- Rockin'With Red
- Jump Man Jump
notes by Bez Turner





Detour DT 33-006
311987Champion Jack Dupree:
Shake Baby Shake


- Just Like A Woman (H4PB- 1230 / Vik X 4X-0260a)
- Old Time Rock And Roll (H4PB-1227-3, take 2 / Vik X 4X-0279b)
- Down The Lane (H4PB-1228 / unissued title)
- Dirty Woman (H4PB- 1226, take 2 / Vik X 4X-0260b)
- Rocky Mountain (H4PB-1229 / Vik X 4X-0279a)
- Lonely Road Blues With Mr. Bear (GSJB-7294, take 3 / Groove G4G-0171)
- When I Got Married (GSJB-7296, take 4 / unissued take)
- Story Of My Life (GSJB-7295, take 9 / unissued Groove title)
- The Ups With Mr. Bear (GSJB-7293 / unissued Groove title)
- Down The Lane (H4PB- 1228, take 3 / unissued)
- Old Time Rock And Roll (H4PB- 1227-1, take 1 / unissued fast version)

- Story Of My Life (GSJB-7295-1, take 3 / unissued fast version)
- Shake Baby Shake (H4PB-6155-2 / unissued session (slower 'guitar¹ version)
- You're Always Cryin' The Blues (H4PB-6 157-2 / unissued Vik title)
- Woman Trouble Again (H4PB-6158-2 / unissued title)
- The Wrong Woman (H4PB-6156-2 / unissued title)
- Shake, Baby, Shake (H4PB-6 155-3, take 3 (= 7503) / unissued take (faster 'sax' version)
- My Baby's Like A Clock (H4PB-7500 / unissued take)
- Hello Darlin' (H4PB-750 1 / unissued title)
- Lollipop Baby (H4PB-7502 / Vik X 4X-0304b)
- Shake, Baby, Shake (H4PB-6155-3, take I (= 7503) / Vik X 4X-0304a (Faster 'Sax' Version)
- Story Of My Life (GSJB-7295-1, take 2 / unissued slow version)

sleeve notes by Bez Turner; album coordination: Bob Jones & Chris Bentley

Champion Jack Dupree discography


Detour DT 33-007
321988LARRY DALE & His Houserockers

- I Got A Brand New Mojo (87-1000) *
- Penny Pincher (87-1001)

rec. 1987 in New York, NY; Larry Dale, voc, g; Wild Jimmy Spruill, g, * voc; Charles Collins, keyb, synth b, drum machine



Juke Blues LD3229 (UK)

BR36/38, JB11/34

33198?Harlem Heavies

Larry Dale
- Let The Doorbell Ring
- Let Your Love Run To Me
- Big Muddy
- Please Tell Me
Champion Jack Dupree
- Shake Baby Shake
Little Danny
- Mind On Loving
Cousin Leroy
- Up The River
Stick McGhee
- Help Me Baby
Teddy (Mr. Bear) McRae
- Hold Out Baby
Little Terry
- Shake Me Up Baby
Wilbert Harrison
- Off To Work Again
Dossie Terry
- Sad Sad Affair
Teddy (Mr. Bear) McRae
- Hi Fi Baby
James Wayne
This Little Letter
Washboard Bill
- In The Morning (pt.2)
Brownie McGhee
- Anna Mae
Wilbert Harrison
- Don't Drop It
Mickey Baker
- Do What You Do



Moonshine BLP 107

Moonshine discography

341987Bob Gaddy & Friends:
Bicycle Boogie
1947 - 1960

Bob Gaddy
- Slowdown Baby (1952)
- You Are The One (1958)
- Bicycle Boogie (1952)
- Early One Morning (1959)
- No Help Wanted (1952)
- Blues Has Walked In My Room (1952)
- I Believe (1952)
Jack Dupree
- Heartbreaking Woman (1951)
Brownie McGhee
- Cherry Red (1952)

Bob Gaddy
- Little Girl's Boogie
Brownie McGhee
- Real Good Feeling (1951)
Jack Dupree
- Rocky Mountain (1957)
Brownie McGhee
- Pawnshop Blues (1952)
Larry Dale
- What Your Love Means To Me
Brownie McGhee
- I'm Talking About It (1947)
Jack Dupree
- Lollipop Baby (1957)
Brownie McGhee
- Dissatisfied Woman (1952)
Bobby Sue
- Relief Check Baby (1952)

Bob Gaddy discography




Moonshine BLP 109
351993Mickey Baker: Rock With A Sock

- Guitar Mambo
- Riverboat
- Love Me Baby
- Oh, Happy Day

- Where Is My Honey (E4HB 4123) #
- I’m Tired (E4HB 4122) #
- Stranger Blues (E4HB 4124) #
- I Wish I Knew (E4HB 4125) #
- Down To The Bottom *
- You Better Heed My Warning *
- Midnight Hours *
- Please Tell Me *
- Shake Walkin’
- Greasy Spoon
- Bandstand Stomp (Ho Ho Ho)
- Rock with A Sock
- Old Devil Moon
- Guitarambo
- Spinnin’ Rock Boogie
- Chloe
- Ghost Of A Chance
- The Man I Love
- Bobi
Mickey & Sylvia
- Hello Stranger
- My Love
- Woe, Woe Is Me
- Can’t Get You On the Phone
- I’ll Always Want You Near

# rec. May 5, 1954 in New York; Mickey Baker, g; Larry Dale, voc, g; Sam Taylor, ts; Ernest "Pinky" Williams, bs; Al Williams, p; Lloyd Trotman, b; David "Panama" Francis, dr
* rec. RCA New York Studio 1, 1-4 pm, June 21, 1954; Larry Dale, voc; Mickey Baker, g; Jack Dupree, p; Leslie Johankins, Sam Taylor, Heywood Henry, saxes; Lloyd Trotman, b; Panama Francis, dr; A&R Danny Kessler

notes by Kurt Mohr
and Colin Escott

Bear Family BCD 15654
361994Old Town Blues Vol. 2 - The Uptown Sides

Wailers
- Guitar Shuffle
Hal Paige & Wailers
- Rock The Joint This Morning
- My Angel Child
- Guitar Blues
Ursula Reed
- Ursula's Blues
- Fool About The Man I Love
- Have A Good Time Baby
- You're Laughing 'Cause I'm Cyring
Tarheel Slim & Little Man
- You Got My Nose Wide Open
Lester Young
Down To The River

Larry Dale
- Big Muddy
- What Your Love Means To Me
- Let Your Love Run To Me
- Let The Door Bell Ring
Adams Bros
- Burning The Pain
Sam Baker
- Storming And Raining Blues
Johnson, Buddy & Ella
- I Got To Talk To Somebody
- Keep On Lovin' You
- Like You Do
- Don't Be Messin' With My Man
'Wild' Bill Moore
- Slow Drag (Day Train)

Larry Dale
- Big Muddy
- What Your Love Means To Me

Ace CD 498 (UK)
36a1995Bob Gaddy: Harlem Blues Operator

- Come On Little Children
- Could I
- Don't Tell Her
- Early One Morning
- Forgive Me
- Gonna Be At The Station
- I Love My Baby
- I'll Go My Way
- Operator
- Out Of My Name
- Paper Lady
- Rip And Run
- Stormy Monday Blues
- Take My Advice
- The Girl Who Promises
- The Things That I Used To Do
- Till The Day I Die
- What I Would Do
- What Wrong Did I Do
- Woe Woe Is Me
- You Are The One

expanded version of LP Ace 164

Bob Gaddy discography


Ace CDCHD 406
372002Joe Newman / Cootie Williams:
Jazz At Midnight


- Blues On The Champs-Elysées
- A Girl Named Rigmore
- Lover Man

- Night Train #
- Mood Indigo #
- Lil' Darlin' #
- Easy Swing #
- 3 O'Clock In The Morning #

# rec. Olympia, Paris, January 31, 1959; Larry Dale, g; Arnold Jarvis, p; Cootie Williams, tpt; George Clark, ten; Lester Jenkins, dr

partial reissue of 1959
Decca 153931 (Fr)


Universal Music 018446-2 (Fr)

382008New York Blues And R&B 1949-1954

disc 1
- Rough And Rocky Road - Joe 'Mr. Google Eyes' August
- No Wine, No Women - Joe 'Mr. Googleeyes' August
- Hole In The Wall - Albinia Jones W/ Sam Price & His Rockin' Rhythm
- Income Tax Blues - Ralph Willis featuring Brownie McGhee
- Bed Tick - Ralph Willis featuring Brownie McGhee
- Leave It Alone - Max 'Scatman' Bailey W Buddy Tate
- I Love My Baby - H-Bomb Ferguson
- Raggedy And Hungry - Lightnin' Jr. (Champion Jack Dupree) & The Empires
- Slowdown Baby - Bob Gaddy & His Keys
- Let's Drink Some Whiskey - Al Jackson
- Them There Eyes - Varetta Dillard

- I Believe You Got A Side Kick - Bob Gaddy & His Alley Cats
- Sweet Sixteen - Big Joe Turner w/ Van 'Piano Man' Walls & His Orchestra
- Harmonica Hop - Sonny 'Hootin' Terry And His Night Owls

- Little Girl's Boogie - Bob Gaddy
- Harmonica Train - Sonny 'Hootin' Terry & His Night Owls
- Love Love Love - Little Bobby Harris
- Meet You In The Morning - Brownie McGhee And The Jook Block Busters

- Bicycle Boogie - Bob Gaddy And His Alley Cats
- Doggin' My Heart Around - Sonny 'Hootin' Terry And His Night Owls
- I'm The Fat Man - Big John Greer
- I Feel So Good - Brownie McGhee & His Block Busters
- Drunk Again - Champion Jack Dupree
- Daisy - Brownie McGhee


disc 2
- Shim Sham Shimmy - Champion Jack Dupree
- But Officer - Clifford 'King' Solomon
- Give Me One More Drink - Sammy Cotton
- Highway Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Stumblin Block Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Don't Dog Your Woman - Brownie McGhee
- Number Nine Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- You The Kind Of Woman - Sammy Cotton
- Shake Baby Shake - Champion Jack Dupree
- Runaway - Jesse Stone
- I'm Afraid I Love You - Jimmy Newsome
- Walking Down Hill - Otis Hinton
- I Love You Baby - Sonny Terry
- Miss Christine - Brownie McGhee & His Jook House Rockers
- Too Much Competition - Allen Bunn
- Short John - Dinah Washington
- Bottle It Up And Go - Big John Greer

- You Better Heed My Warning - Larry Dale
- I'm Alone - Bertice Reading
- Flat Foot Boogie - The Jackson Brothers Orchestra
- I'm Tired - Big Red McHouston

- Please Tell Me - Larry Dale
- Bluebird Bluebird - Brownie McGhee & His Jook House Rocker W/ The Concords
- There's No Other Way - The Jackson Brothers Orchestra
2 CD set

Acrobat ACBT 3013 (UK)


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- John Broven, Bez Turner, Cilla Huggins with aknowledgements to Tony Burke, Bill Millar and Ray Topping: Selective Larry Dale discography.- Juke Blues # 9 (summer 1987), p. 9-10
- Robert Ford & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1971 - 2000 [the later years].- Vancouver 201, p. 117
- Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 to 1966 - A complete guide to 20 years of recorded blues.- London/New York 1968.- p. 310-311
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: extract from: Mojo Blues Band with Larry Dale, Innsbruck, Austria, 1993 (http://www.blues-piano.de/galerie.php4?bild=12)

thanks to Alan Balfour for additional info

 

L A R R Y   D A L E on the cover of Juke Blues # 11 (1987/88); photographer:
L A R R Y   D A L E on the cover of Blues & Rhythm # 34 (1988); photographer: Tano Ro
Larry Dale (right) on the cover
of Juke Blues # 11 (1987/88)
(photographer: Paul Harris)
Larry Dale on the cover
of  Blues & Rhythm # 34 (1988)
(photographer: Tano Ro)
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