F R A N K   E D W A R D S, source: http://www.musicmaker.org/photogallery/pages/15.02.frankedwards.htm (Music Maker Relief Foundation; photographer: Axel Küstner; click to enlarge !
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Music Maker Relief Foundation
photographer: Axel Küstner
source: http://www.northsidetavern.com/ma1.html (Northside Image Slideshow; photographer: Mark Austin; click to enlarge !)
source: http://www.northsidetavern.com/ma1.html
(Northside Image Slideshow; photographer: Mark Austin)


Frank Edwards
b. March 20, 1909 in Washington, Georgia
d. March 22, 2002 in Greenville, South Carolina
discography
F R A N K   E D W A R D S, source: Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who.- New York 1979, p. 171; photo by George Mitchell
source: Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who, p. 171
photographer: George Mitchell
This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
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Frank Edwards 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11941Frank Edwards

- Terraplane Blues (C-3811-1)
- We Got To Get Together (C-3812-1) *

rec. May 28, 1941 in Chicago, IL; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca; unknown sb; Washboard Sam, wb; * unknown sp; prod. by Lester Melrose



Okeh 06363
21941Frank Edwards

- Sweet Man Blues (C-3807-1)
- Three Women Blues (C-3808-1)

rec. May 28, 1941 in Chicago, IL; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca; unknown sb; Washboard Sam, wb; prod. by Lester Melrose



Okeh 06493
   

- Old Woman Blues (C-3809-1)
- Southern Brownskin (C-3810-1)
- Skin And Bones (C-3813-1)
- Getting Tired Of That Woman (C-3814-1)

rec. May 28, 1941 in Chicago, IL; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca; unknown sb; Washboard Sam, wb; prod. by Lester Melrose
Columbia unissued
   

- Love My Baby (R-1264)
- Gotta Get Together (R-1265)

rec. c. August 1949 in Atlanta, GA; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca; Curley Weaver, g
Matrices applied in May 1950
Regal unissued
31964Living With The Blues

Savoy MG-16000 / Realm/Oriole RM 209 / CBS 52209 tracks
(source: http://www.jazzdisco.org/savoy/14000-cat/a/#mg-16000):

Brownie McGhee (g, voc), Ernie Hayes (p), Roy Gaines, Carl Lynch, Al Lucas (b), Bobby Donaldson (d)
NYC, December 22, 1958
- Living With The Blues (SBM70332)
Memphis Minnie (g, voc), Sunnyland Slim (p), unknown (b), unknown (d)
Chicago, IL, 1950
- Kidman Blues (1217)
John Lee Hooker (g, voc), Eddie Kirkland (g), unknown (b) unknown (d)
New Jersey, 1954
- When My Wife Quit Me
Sunnyland Slim (p), unknown (b), unknown (d), St. Louis Jimmy (voc)
Chicago, IL, 1950
- Tryin' To Change My Ways
Pee Wee Hughes (hca, voc), unknown (g), unknown (d)
New Orleans, LA, 1949
- I'm A Country Boy (1012)
Curley Weaver (g, voc) a.o. same location, date
- She Don't Treat Me Good No More

Sunnyland Slim (p, voc), unknown (g), unknown (b), unknown (d), unknown (ts)
Chicago, IL, April 19, 1949? or 1951
- Orphan Boy Blues (R1513)
Dennis McMillon (g, voc)
Linden, NJ, 1950
- Poor Little Angel (AM1056)

Frank Edwards (voc, g, hca), Curley Weaver, g ("Atlanta, GA, 1950")
- Gotta Get A Gettin' [actually "Gotta Get Together"] [Regal unissued]
Peg [sic] N' Whistle Red (g, voc) (Willie McTell)
Atlanta, GA, 1949
- A To Z Blues (1267)
David Wylie (g, voc)
circa 1950???
- You're Gonna Weep And Moan (1263)
Papa Lightfoot
- That Mean Old Train


Savoy MG-16000 cover art by "Harvey"; prod. by Fred Mendelsohn

Muse MR 5212 / Tobacco Road B2537 tracks:
Frank Edwards
- Gotta Get A Gettin' [actually "Gotta Get Together"] [Regal unissued]
Pig N' Whistle Red (Willie McTell)
- A To Z Blues
Curley Weaver
- She Don't Treat Me Good No More
Dennis McMillan
- Poor Little Angel Girl
David Wylie
- You're Gonna Weep And Moan
John Lee Hooker
- When My Wife Quit Me

Memphis Minnie
- Kid Man Blues
Pee Wee Hughes
- I'm A Country Boy
Blind Billy Tate
- Cryin' In The Morning
St. Louis Jimmy
- Trying To Change My Ways
Sunnyland Slim
- Orphan Boy Blues
Blind Billy Tate
- Ooh Wee Baby

reissue prepared and edited by Fred Seibert; cover photo and design by Ron Warwell; "Some compositions previously released on Savoy MG-16000"

Musidisc 30CV955 tracks:
Brownie McGhee
- Livin' With The Blues
Memphis Minnie
- Kid Man Blues
John Lee Hooker
- When My Wife Quit Me
St. Louis Jimmy
- Trying To Change My Ways
Pee Wee Hughes
- I'm A Country Boy
Curley Weaver
- She Don't Treat Me Good No More

Sunnyland Slim
- Orphan Boy Blues
Dennis McMillan
- Poor Little Angel Girl

Frank Edwards
- Gotta Get A Gettin' [actually "Gotta Get Together"] [Regal unissued]
Peg [sic] n' Whistle Red (Willie McTell)
- A To Z Blues
David Wylie
- You're Gonna Weep And Moan
Papa Lightfoot
- That Mean Old Train


Musidisc 30CV955 cover photo (John Lee Hooker) by J.P. Leloir

notes by Fred Mendelsohn





Savoy MG 16000

notes by Chris Whent



= Realm/Oriole RM 209
(1964)
"Livin' With The Blues"

notes by Chris Whent



= CBS 52209
CBS Realm Jazz series
"Livin' With The Blues"

notes by Ed Salamon



= Muse MR 5212
"Cryin' In The Morning"


= Tobacco Road B/2537
(Germany 1976?)
"What Is The Thing Called
Blues?"
(American Jazz &
Blues History Vol. 37)


= Happy Bird B 90084
(Germany 1979)
"Cryin' In The Morning"


= Muse MR 5212
(Australia 1981)
"Cryin' In The Morning"



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= Musidisc 30CV955 (Fr)
"Living With The Blues"

41965Country Blues Classics Vol. 2

Bayless Rose
- Frisco Blues
Frank Stokes
- I Got Mine
Joe Williams
- I'm Getting Wild About Her
Bukka White
- Bukka's Jitterbug Swing
- Good Gin Blues
Frank Stokes
- How Long
Bobo Jenkins
- Democrat Blues
Blind Norris
- Sundown Blues

Scrapper Blackwell
- Rambling Blues
Pinetop Slim
- Applejack Boogie
Milton Sparks
- Erie Train Blues
Blind Boy Fuller
- Rag Mama Rag
Dan Picket
- Baby, How Long

Frank Edwards
- Terraplane Blues [Okeh 06363]
- We Got To Get Together [Okeh 06363]
Johnnie Shines
- Ramblin'







Blues Classics BC-6


Blues Classics discography

51969Chicago Sessions Vol. 1 (1937-41)

Louisiana Johnny
- Cherry Hill Blues
- Razor Cuttin' Man
Charlie Spand
- Soon This Morning No. 2
- Gone Mother Blues
Alfred Fields
- Money Green
- Mighty Blue
- Spongy Baby
- Step Pepper Stepper


Frank Edwards
- Sweet Man Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
Peter Cleighton
- Roaming Gambler
- Slick Man Blues
- Something Going On Wrong
- Confessin' The Blues
Perry Weston
- Border Blues
- Night Time Is The Right Time






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Kokomo K-1005

Kokomo discography

61969Sugar Mama Blues
1949 Postwar Blues

David Wylie (Little David)
- Baby, You Don't Mean Me No Good
- Baby, You're Gonna Change Your Mind
- Shackles Around My Body

Frank Edwards
- Love My Baby [Regal unissued]
Pee Wee Hughes
- Sugar Mama Blues
- Santa Fe Blues
- Shreveport Blues

Curley Weaver
- Brown Skin Woman
- I Keep On Drinkin'
Dennis McMillan
- Woke Up One Morning (tk. 1)
- Woke Up One Morning, (tk. 2)
- Poor Little Angel Girl
- Paper Wooden Daddy (tk. 1)
- Paper Wooden Daddy (tk. 2)


notes by Chris Albertson



Biograph BLP 12009

Biograph discography

   

- unknown title (72-0260)
- unknown title (72-0261)
- unknown title (72-0262)
- unknown title (72-0263)
- unknown title (72-0264)
- unknown title (72-0265)
- unknown title (72-0266)
- unknown title (72-0267)

rec. August 19, 1972 in Atlanta, GA by Pete Lowry; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca
Trix unissued
71972Frank Edwards: Done Some Travelin'

Trix LP/CD 3303 / Wolf LP 120.496 tracks:
- Throw Your Time Away (Edwards) (72-0502)
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (Williamson) (72-0348) *
- Goin' Back And Get Her (Edwards) (72-0505)
- She Is Mine (Edwards) * (72-0379)
- Mean Old Frisco (Crudup) # (72-0507)
- Key To The Highway (Broonzy/Segar) * (72-0349)
- I Know He Shed The Blood (Edwards) (72-0506)

- Slide Interlude (instr) (Edwards) * (-)
- When The Saints Go Marching In (Edwards) (-)
- Chicken Raid (Edwards) * (72-0504)
- Mini Dress Wearer (Edwards) # (-)
- Alcatraz Blues (Edwards) * (72-0347)
- Love My Baby (Edwards) (72-0350)
- Put Your Arms Around Me (Edwards) # (72-0578)

rec. September 27, 1972 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Frank Edwards; voc, g, hca; prod. by Frank Edwards & Pete Lowry

* rec. November 17, 1972 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Frank Edwards; voc, g, hca; Steve Carson, g; prod. by Frank Edwards & Pete Lowry

# rec. December 8, 1972 in Conyers, GA by Pete Lowry; Frank Edwards; voc, g, hca; 'Popcorn', washboard; prod. by Frank Edwards & Pete Lowry

Trix LP/CD 3303 cover photo by George Mitchell



Wolf CD 120.913 tracks:
- Throw Your Time Away [LP track omitted on CD]
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Goin' Back And Get Her
- She Is Mine
- Mean Old Frisco
- Key To The Highway
- I Know He Shed The Blood [LP track omitted on CD]
- Slide Interlude [LP track omitted on CD]
- When The Saints Go Marching In [LP track omitted on CD]
- Chicken Raid
- Mini Dress Wearer
- Alcatraz Blues
- Love My Baby
- Put Your Arms Around Me
CD bonus tracks:
- Sweet Man Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Terraplane Blues [Okeh 06363]
- We Got To Get Together [Okeh 06363]



unissued tracks from September 27, 1972 session:
- I Know He Shed The Blood (72-0345)
- When The Saints Go Marching In (72-0346)

unissued tracks from November 17, 1972 session:
- Going To Leave This Town (71-0501)
- Alcatraz Blues (72-0503)

unissued tracks from December 8, 1972 session:
- Mini Dress Wearer (72-0580)
- Mean Old Frisco (72-0581)
- unknown title (72-0582)
- My Work Will Be Done (72-0583)
- Preciousl Lord, Take My Hand (72-0584)
notes by William Bentley
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Trix 3303

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= Wolf 120.496 (1990)
"Georgia Blues"
(Pete Lowry in notes to Trix
CD: "... there must be
something good about it...
it's been bootlegged
recently in Austria!
")

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= Trix CD 3303 (1993)

Trix discography

notes by David Nelson
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(=) Wolf CD 120.913 (2003)
"Georgia Country Blues"

81973Blues Come To Chapel Hill

Eddie Kirkland
- Louise
Tommy Lee Russell
- Dupree Blues

Frank Edwards *
- Chicken Raid (73-0668)
Roy Dunn
- Everything I Get Hold To
Tommy Lee Russell
- After Hours
Roy Dunn
- Rollin' Mill


Frank Edwards *
- Love My Baby (73-0667)
Roy Dunn
- Tired Of Living A Batchelor
Tarheel Slim
- Cold Rainy Day
Tommy Lee Russell
- Pinetop's Boogie Woogie / Draggin' The Blues
Tarheel Slim
- No Time At All

Frank Edwards *
- Throw'd Your Time Away (73-0669)
Tarheel Slim
- Number 9 Train


* rec. March 29, 1973 live at the Fine Arts Festival, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC by Pete Lowry; Frank Edwards, voc, g; hca; Billy Troiani (of Tom Russell Band), b

cover design by Bert A. Bevis; photo top left: Guitar Shorty's (John Henry Fortescue) guitar; photo bottom: Tarheel Slim & Peg Leg Sam; photographer: Kip Lornell

unissued Frank Edwards tracks from same concert:
- Got To Get Together (73-0670)
- When The Saints Go Marchin' In (73-0671)
- I Know He Shed The blood (73-066)

notes by Bruce Bastin







Flyright LP 504

Flyright discography

announcements for Frank Edwards' 1979 European tour, organized by Norbert Hess
source: German Blues Circle info nr. 29 (Februar 1979), p. 4/29
source: German Blues Circle info
nr. 29 (Februar 1979), p. 4/29
  source: German Blues Circle info<br>nr. 30 (März 1979), p. 5/30
source: German Blues Circle info nr. 30 (März 1979), p. 5/30
  poster for March 24, 1979 performance in Groningen, The Netherlands
poster for March 24, 1979 performance
in Groningen, The Netherlands
91985Going Back On The Farm
Blues In Chicago 1940-1942

Roosevelt Sykes
- Let The Black Have His Way
Baby Doo
- I'm Gonna Walk Your Log
Big Bill Broonzy
- Jivin' Mr. Fuller Blues
Lil Green
- 99 Blues
Willie '61' Blackwell
- Machine Gun Blues
The Florida Kid
- I'm Going Back On The Farm
Little Bill Gaither
- Life Of Leroy Carr
Big Joe & His Rhythm
- What Will I Do

Yank Rachell
- Katy Lee Blues
Gene Gilmore
- She Got Something There
The Five Breezes
- My Buddy Blues

Frank Edwards
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
Peetie Wheatstraw's Buddy
- Sleeping By Myself
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
- Kind Lover Blues
Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band
- The Jive Blues
Washboard Sam & His Washboard Band
- Good Old Cabbage Greens
notes by John Cowley



Travelling Man TM-809


Travellin' Man discography

101986National Downhome Blues Festival - Volume Two

Thomas Burt
- Hooks In The Water
- Hate To See The Evening Sun Go Down
- Ain't Got No Loving Baby Now
Jessie Mae Hemphill
- Train, Train
Junior Kimbrough and the Soul Blues Boys
- All Night Long

Sunnyland Slim
- You Put That Thing On Me
- She's Got Things Going On

Frank Edwards
- Chicken Raid *
John Cephas and Phil Wiggins
- Burning Bridges
- Stagolee


* rec. October 19-21, 1984 live at the National Downhome Blues Festival, Moonshadow, Atlanta, GA by George Mitchell; Frank Edwards, voc, g; hca
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Southland SLP-22

Southland SCD-21 (1996)

Southland discography

111988Chicago Blues (1937-1941)
The Complete Recordings in Chronological Order of Perry Weston, Alfred Fields, Frank Edwards, Tony Hollins

Perry Weston
- Border Blues
- Nighttime Is The Right Time
Alfred Fields
- Money Green
- Mighty Blue
- 29 Blues
- I've Retired
- In My Prime
- Quit Your Jivin'
- Spongy Baby
- Step Pepper Stepper


Frank Edwards
- Sweet Man Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Terraplane Blues [Okeh 06363]
- We Got To Get Together [Okeh 06363]
Tony Hollins
- Crawlin' King Snake
- Married Woman Blues
- Big Time Woman
- Stamp Blues
- Tease Me Over Blues
- Traveling Man Blues









HK Records HK 4007

HK discography

121990Country Blues Collector Items Vol. 2 1930-1941

Tommy Griffin (1930-1936)
- Mistreatment Blues
- Snake Hipping Blues
- Little Tommy Blues
- On My Way Blues
- Dream Book Blues
One Arm Slim (1938-1939)
- Howling Man Blues
- Bootin' That Thing #
- Crap Shootin' Blues
- Where Did You Stay Last Night?

Frank Edwards (1941)
- Sweet Man Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
Tommy Griffin
- Yo Yo Mama Blues

Frank Edwards (1941)
- Terraplane Blues [Okeh 06363]
- We Got To Get Together [Okeh 06363]
Tommy Griffin
- Ball Playing Blues
- Bell Tolling Blues
- Young Heifer Blues
- Hey Hey Blues
- Dying Sinner Blues, Pt. 2
- Mistreatin' Papa
- Miserable Life Blues


notes by Tony Russell

Document DOCD-5426
131992Roots N' Blues - The Retrospective   (1925-1950)

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


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


disc 3:
- Doughboys Theme Song #1 - W. Lee O'Daniel & His Light Crust Doughboys (previously unreleased)
- Ida (Sweet As Apple Cider) - W. Lee O'Daniel & His Hillbilly Boys (previously unreleased)
- Doughboys Theme Song #2 - W. Lee O'Daniel & His Light Crust Doughboys (previously unreleased)
- Bell Street Lightnin' - Blind Willie McTell & Partner (previously unreleased)
- Jersey Bull Blues - Charlie Patton
- Every Morning Blues - Walter Roland (previously unreleased)
- D Blues - Blue Ridge Ramblers
- La Valse Des Yeux Bleu (Blue Eyes Waltz) - Breaux Freres
- Skin Game Blues - Lucille Bogan
- Good Woman Blues - Leroy Carr/Scrapper Blackwell
- Sissy Man - Josh White (as Pinewood Tom)
- Blue Yodel #2 (My Lovin' Gal Lucille) - The Rhythm Wreckers
- Just Inside The Pearly Gates - The Anglin Twins (Jack And Jim)
- Hard Rocks In My Bed - Bumble Bee Slim (Amos Easton)
- Tired Feelin' Blues - The Two Charlies (previously unreleased)
- One Eyed Sam - Eldon Baker & His Brown County Revellers (previously unreleased)
- Poor Naomi Wise - A'nt Idy Harper & The Coon Creek Girls
- South Bound Blues (previously unreleased, Kid)
- C & A Blues - Big Bill Broonzy
- My Last Five Dollars - George Curry (previously unreleased)
- Memphis Blues - The Nite Owls
- Pourquoi Tu M'Aime Pas - The Alley Boys Of Abbeville (previously unreleased)
- Have Mercy On Me - Reverend Benny Campbell (Meetin' House In Dixie)
- Shout For Joy - Albert Ammons (previously unreleased)
- Flower Blues - Jack Kelly & His South Memphis (previously unreleased)
- Onion Eating Mama - Cliff Carlisle (previously unreleased)
- Brown's Ferry Blues #2 - Callahan Bros.
- Slick Capers Blues - Little Buddy Doyle (previously unreleased)
- Poor Boy Blues - Bill "Jazz" Gillum (previously unreleased)


disc 4:
- We Got To Get Together - Frank Edwards [Okeh 06363]
- You Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All) - Sweet Violet Boys
- I'll Fly Away - The Humbard Family (previously unreleased)
- Cross Cut Saw Blues - Tony Hollins (previously unreleased)
- Black Snake Blues - Peter Cleighton (previously unreleased)
- Step It Up And Go - Black Cats & The Kitten
- Papa's Going Crazy, Mama's Going Mad - Bob & Randall Atcher (previously unreleased)
- Cotton-Eyed Joe - Adolf Hofner & His San Antonians
- Old Vets Blues - Poor Boy Burke (previously unreleased)
- Black Rat Swing - Little Son Joe
- Macy Special - Big Maceo Merriweather (previously unreleased)
- It's Funny What Love Will Make You Do - Light Crust Doughboys/J.B. Brinkley (previously unreleased)
- Army Blues - Hank Penny & His Radio Cowboys
- Who But You - James "Beale Street" Clark (previously unreleased, Beale Street)
- Tomorrow May Be Too Late - Homer Harris (previously unreleased)
- Burying Ground Blues - Muddy Waters (as McKinley Morganfield)
- Goodbye Old Pal - Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys (previously unreleased, alternate take)
- Dixie Cannonball - Gene Autry
- Run On For A Long Time - Bill Landford & The Lanfordaires
- Baby, Please Don't Go - Joe Williams (previously unreleased)
- I'm Toiling - Sister Myrtle Fields/Austin McCoy Trio
- Two By Four Blues - Willie "Boodle It" Right (previously unreleased, Boodle It)
- You Can't Go Halfway (And Get In) - Bailes Bros. (previously unreleased)
- Heaven's Radio - Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks
- Plow Hand Blues - Rosetta Howard (previously unreleased)
- Grunt Meat Blues - Memphis Seven
- Until I Found The Lord - Deep South Boys (previously unreleased)
- I Know My Jesus Won't Deny Me - Brother Porter & Brother Cook/Brother Cook (previously unreleased)


4 disc set
notes by Lawrence Cohn
and Pete Welding

Columbia Legacy
47911/47912-15
141995Harmonica Blues
Mississippi, Memphis, Chicago 1927-1941


disc 1:
Robert Cooksey - Shortnin' Bread
Robert Cooksey - Blue Harmonica
De Ford Bailey - Muscle Shoals Blues
De Ford Bailey - Pan American Blues
Will Shade & Memphis Jug Band - Kansas City Blues
El Watson - Bay Rum Blues
Noah Lewis - Devil In The Woodpile
Noah Lewis - Ticket Agent Blues
Blues Birdhead - Moon Low Blues
Jed Davenport - Save Me Some
Jed Davenport Beale Street Breakdown
Jaybird Coleman - Man Trouble
Jaybird Coleman - Blues no. 2
Alfred Lewis - Mississippi Swamp Moon
Hammie Nixon & Son Bonds - Wary Worried Blues
Hammie Nixon & Son Bonds - Trouble Trouble Blues
Will Shade & Minnie Wallace - Field Mouse Stomp

disc 2:
Harper & Smith - Insurance Policy Blues
George Clarke - Prisoner's Blues
Jazz Gillum: Just Like Jesse James - Sweet Sweet Woman
Big Walter Horton & Little Buddy Doyle - Lost Baby Blues
John Lee Sonny Boy Williamson - Sugar Mama Blues no. 2
John Lee Sonny Boy Williamson - Mattie Mae Blues
John Lee Sonny Boy Williamson - She Don't Love Me That Way
Rhythm Willie & Pete Wheatstraw - You Can't Stop Me From Drinking
Sonny Terry - Harmonica & Washboard Breakdown
Rhythm Willie - Bedroom Stomp
Sonny Boy Williamson & Yank Rachell - Hobo Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson & Yank Rachell - Lou Della Blues

Frank Edwards - Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
Robert Nighthawk & Big Joe McCoy - What Will I Do? Robert Nighthawk & Walter Vincson- She's Loving Me
Leroy Williams - Uncle Sam Called


2 CD set

Fremeaux CD FA040 (Fr)
151996National Downhome Blues Festival - Volume One

Lonnie Pitchford
- That Train Coming Around The Bend
- My Babe
- Mary Had A Little Lamb
- One-String Boogie
- Walking Blues
- Last Fair Deal
Precious Bryant
- Baby, Please Come Home To Me
- Ain't That Loving You Baby
- Black Rat Swing
- You Don't Have To Go
- Long Distance Call
- Precious Bryant Staggering Blues
Thomas Burt
- Hooks In The Water
- Hate To See The Evening Sun Go Down
- Ain't Got No Loving Baby Now
Jessie Mae Hemphill
- Train, Train
Junior Kimbrough and the Soul Blues Boys
- All Night Long
Sunnyland Slim
- You Put That Thing On Me
- She's Got Things Going On

Frank Edwards
- Chicken Raid
John Cephas and Phil Wiggins
- Burning Bridges
- Stagolee


Southland SLP-22

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Southland SCD-21

Southland discography

162000The Great Race Record Labels Vol. 3: Okeh

- I Am Calling Blues - Texas Alexander
- Sorry Feeling Blues - Bo Carter
- Gamblin' Man Blues - Jack Dupree
- Life Saver Blues - Lonnie Johnson
- Kentucky Blues - Little Hat Jones
- You Gonna Need Me - Charlie McCoy
- Born For Bad Luck - Brownie McGhee
- She's A Bad Girl - Mississippi Sheiks
- Struggle Buggie - Buddy Moss
- Shelby County Workhouse Blues - Hambone Willie Newbern
- Crazy Blues - Mamie Smith
- Way Back Down Home - Freddie Spruell
- Caldonia Blues - Sippie Wallace
- Chitlin' Rag Blues - Sylvester Weaver
- Roaming Gambler - Doc Clayton
- The Jive Blues - Memphis Slim

- Sweet Man Blues - Frank Edwards [Okeh 06493]
- Money Green - Alfried Fields
- Lost Lover Blues - Blind Boy Fuller
- Married Woman Blues - Tony Hollins
- Worry Blues - Tom Dickson
- Insane Crazy Blues - Memphis Jug Band
- -Me & My Chauffeur Blues - Memphis Minnie



Catfish KATCD167

Catfish discography

172002Sol: Volume: Blue

- Mister Frank (Sample, based on Frank Edwards' "Chicken Raid")

Frank Edwards, voc, g., hca; Cool John, banjo; Abe Reid, hca; sol, instrumentation not listed

Music Maker Relief
Foundation SOL001
182003Blowing The Blues
A History Of Blues Harmonica 1926-2002
three discs: 'Pre-War Acoustic Harmonica', '1946-52 The Harp Goes Electric', & 'Into The Rock Era & Beyond'
- Sun Brimmers Blues - The Memphis Jug Band
- Need More Blues - Robert Cooksey
- Up Country Blues - De Ford Bailey
- Man Trouble Blues - Jaybird Coleman
- Greenville Strut - Mississippi Sarah & Daddy Stovepipe
- Chickasaw Special - Noah Lewis
- The Old Folks Started It - Minni Wallace
- Touch Me Light Mama - George Bullet Williams
- Fourth Avenue Blues - Slim Barton & Eddie Mapp
- El Watsons Fox Chase - Wl Watson
- Medley Of Blues - Freeman Stowers
- Beale Street Breakdown - Jed Davenport & His Beale St Jug Ba
- Police And High Sheriff Come Ridin Down - Ollis Martin
- Bumble Bee Blues - Memphis Minnie
- Mean Low Blues - Blues Birdhead
- Mississippi Swamp Moan - Alfred Lewis
- Tampa Strut - The Georgia Browns
- Harmonica Stomp - Jazz Gillum
- Im A Stranger Here - Blind Boy Fuller
- Blues In The Rain - Eddie Kellys Washboard Band
- You Can Lead Me - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Slick Capers Blues - Little Buddy Doyle
- Blowing The Blues - Sonny Terry

- We Got To Get Together - Frank Edwards [Okeh 06363]
- Tampa Blues - Skoodle Dum Doo & Sheffield
- King Biscuit Stom - Big Joe Williams
- Pet Milk Blues - Walter Mitchell
- Better Get Reaky - Elder Roma Wilson
- Bring Another Half A Pint - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe
- Im A Country Boy - Pee Wee Hughes & His Delta Duo
- Wig Wearing Woman - Robert Richard
- Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryour
- Creole Gal Blues - Edgar Blanchard & The Gondoliers
- Wailin Willie - Rhythm Willie
- Winehead Seing - James Tisdom
- Evans Shuffle - Muddy Waters
- Gotta Go Baby - Joe Hill Louis
- Moanin At Midnight - Howling Wolf
- Jumpin Blues - Walter Horton
- Me & My Chauffeur - Memphis Minnie
- Down South Blues - Driftin Slim
- Juke - Little Walter
- Glad To Be Back Home - Sunny Blair
- After While (Blue Lights) - Papa Lightfoot
- Man Around My Door - Grace Brim
- Doctor Ross Boogie - Doctor Ross And His Jump & Jive Boys
- The Woman Is Killing Me - Sonny Terry
- Mighty Long Time - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Dont Come Back - Little Mac
- Gonna Have A Good Time - Snooky Pryor
- Juke - Little Walter
- Hoodoo Man Blues - Junior Wells
- Dont Start Me Talking - Good Rockin Charles
- Sonny Boy Williamson - Paul Jones & Jack Bruce
- Got Something To Tell You - Doctor Ross
- 99 - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Last Night - Paul Butterfield
- Down At The Grocery Store - Jimmy Reed
- Fresh Country Jam - Duster Bennett
- Key To The Highway - Charlie Musselwhite
- Easy - Walter Horton
- Hoodoo Party - King Biscuit Boy
- You Went Away Baby - Carey Bell
- Why Worry - John Mayall
- Honeydripper - Big John Wrencher
- Back Door Friend - Billy Boy Arnold
- Rode Myself Crazy - Paul Delay
- Bring It On Home - Sonny Blake
- Texas Flood - Whispering Smith
- Hootin And Screamin - Paul Lamb
3 CD box

Indigo/Sanctuary
IGOTD 2536
192003Harmonica Blues, Vol- 2: 1946-1952

disc 1:
- Hoodoo Hoodoo - John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
- Boogy Fool - Snooky Pryor
- Take One More Chance With Me - Jazz Gillum
- Mellow Chick Swing - John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
- Woman On Every Street - Forest City Joe
- Pontiac Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
- My Bebop Gal - Doctor Ross
- Little Boy Blue - Big Walter Horton

- Love My Baby - Frank Edwards [Regal unissued]
- Mercury Boogie
- Cadillac Blues - J.-D.Horton
- Better Get Ready - Elder Roma Wilson
- Brazos Blues - Billy Brazos
- Santa Fe Blues - Pee Wee Hughes
- Rambling Around My Blues - Sam Kelly
- Walkin' Talkin' Blues - Joe Hill Louis
- Now Tell Me Baby - Big Walter Horton
- Mr. Downchild - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Harmonica Boogie - Pete Lewis

disc 2:
- Down South Blues - Drifting Slim
- Blue Midnight - Little Walter
- Going to New Orleans - Little Sam Davis
- Harmonica Rhumba - Sonny Terry
- Riding in the Moonlight - Howlin' Wolf
- Scratchin' - Pete Lewis
- Baby, Let's Have Some Fun - Sonny Terry
- Honeydripper - Papa Lightfoot
- Come Home and Go With Me - Sonny Boy Johnson
- Stop Mess Around
- Jumpin' With Jarvis - Papa Lightfoot
- Man Around My Door - Grace Brim
- Little Milton's Boogie - Little Milton
- Five Foot Three - Sunny Blair
- Wailin' Willie - Rhythm Willie
- Hello Miss Jessie Lee - Eddie "Guitar" Burns
- Sad Hours - Little Walter


2 CD set

Fremeaux CD FA 5059
20200?Frank Edwards

- Chicken Raid #
- ???

# rec. June 19, 1996 in Atlanta, GA; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca

Music Maker MMCD 23
212003Mr. Frank Edwards: Chicken Raid

- Chicken Raid #
- When The Saints Go Marching In #
- Evil Woman #
- Gone With Another Man
- Done Got Drunk
- She's Mine
- My Baby Quit Me
- My Baby Gone
- I Know He Shed His Blood
- Sweet Man Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Terraplane Blues [Okeh 06363]
- We Got To Get Together [Okeh 06363]

# rec. June 19, 1996 in Atlanta, GA; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca

Music Maker MMCD 47
22200?Mr. Frank Edwards

- Chicken Raid - Frank Edwards #
- ???

# rec. June 19, 1996 in Atlanta, GA; Frank Edwards, voc, g, hca

Music Maker CD MMR049
232006Blind Boy Fuller Vol. 2

disc 1:
Blind Boy Fuller, Bull City Red, Sonny Terry
- I Don't Care How Long
- You've Got Something There
- Baby Quit Your Low Down Ways [take 1]
- Baby Quit Your Low Down Ways [take 2]
- It Doesn't Matter Baby
- Black Bottom Blues
- I Crave My Pigmeat
- Big Leg Woman Gets My Pay
- I'm A Stranger Here
- Red's Got The Piccolo Blues
- I Want Some Of Your Pie
- Jivin' Big Bill Blues
- Woman You Better Wake Up
- Step It Up And Go
- Worn Out Engine Blues
- Blue And Worried Man
- Passenger Train Woman
- Shake It Baby
- Somebody's Been Talkin'
- Three Ball Blues
- Little Woman You're So Sweet
- Good Feeling Blues
- You Can't Hide From The Lord
- Twelve Gates To The City
- Crooked Woman Blues


disc 2:
Blind Boy Fuller, Bull City Red, Sonny Terry
- I Don't Want No Skinny Woman
- Bus Rider Blues
- You Got To Have Your Dollar
- Lost Lover Blues
- Thousand Woman Blues
- Bye Bye Baby
- When You Are Gone
- No Stranger Now
- Must Have Been My Jesus
- Jesus Is A Holy Man
- Precious Lord
- Night Rambling Woman
Bull City Red
- Now I'm Talking About You
- I Saw The Light
- Richmond Blues
- I Won't Be Dogged Around
- Pick And Shovel Blues
- Black Woman & Poison Blues
- Mississippi River
- Have You Decided (Which Way To Go)
- I See The Sign Of Judgement
- Everybody Wants To Know How I Die
- I Feel Like Shoutin'
- Jesus Touched Me
- Talkin' With Jesus


disc 3:
Cedar Creek Sheik
- Ford V-8
- Watch The Fords Go By
- Mary Had A Little Lamb
- She's Totin' Something Good
- What A Pity
- I Believe Somebody's Been Ridin' My Mule
- Don't Use That Stuff
- Buy If From A Poultry Man
- Don't Credit My Stuff
- Jimmy Shut His Store Doors
"Rosevelt" Antrim
- No Use Of Worryin'
- Complaint To Make
- I Guess You're Satisfied
- Station Boy Blues
Virgil Childers
- Dago Blues
- Red River Blues
- Who's That Knockin' At My Door
- Somebody Stole My Jane
- Travelin' Man
- Preacher And The Bear
Sonny Jones
- Won't Somebody Pacify My Mind
- I'm Pretty Good At It
- Love Me With A Feeling
- Dough Roller


disc 4:
Floyd "Dipper Boy" Council
- Runaway Man Blues
- I'm Grievin' & I'm Worryin'
- Don't Want No Hungry Woman
- Working Man Blues
- Poor And Ain't Got A Dime
- Lookin' For My Baby
Welly Trice
- Come On In Here Mama
- Let Her Go God Bless Her
Richard Trice
- Come On Baby
- Trembling Bed Springs
- Shake Your Stuff
- Lazy Bug Blues
- Bed Spring Blues
- Pack It Up And Go
- Blood Red River Blues
- Down-Hearted Man

Frank Edwards
- Sweet Man Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Three Women Blues [Okeh 06493]
- Terraplane Blues [Okeh 06363]
- We Got To Get Together [Okeh 06363]
- Love My Baby [Regal unissued]
- Gotta Get Together [Regal unissued]
Dennis McMillon
- Woke Up One Morning
- Poor Little Angel Girl
- Paper Wooden Daddy
- Goin' Back Home


4 CD box set

JSP JSPCD 7772
242007'That's What They Want' Jook Joint Blues
Good Time Rhythm & Blues   1943-1956

disc 1:
- Wine, Women, Whiskey - Papa Lightfoot
- Rock Me Mama - Lightnin' Slim
- Little Lean Woman - Little Al
- Hydramatic Woman - Joe Hill Louis
- Lucy Mae Blues - Frankie Lee Sims
- Goin' To New Orleans - Little Sam Davis
- Another Fool Like Me - Jesse Thomas
- Little Milton's Boogie - Little Milton Anderson
- Scott's Boogie - L.B. Lawson
- She's Gone - Schoolboy Cleve
- Down At the Depot - John Lee
- Calling All Cows - Blues Rockers
- Courtin' In a Cadillac - Jerry McCain
- Walkin' And Cryin' Blues - Sonny Boy Holmes
- Ride Hooker Ride - Earl Hooker
- Don't Let Your Daddy Slow Walk You Down - Good Rockin' Sam
- Cool Down Mama - Lost John Hunter
- Country Boy - Pee Wee Hughes
- Lillie Mae Boogie - Alex Moore

- Gotta Get Together - Frank Edwards [Regal unissued]
- When I Come In This House Woman - Big Son Tillis
- I'm Gonna Leave You Baby - Lazy Lester
- Evil And Hanky - Mercy Dee
- Bad Luck - Lightnin' Slim
- Central Avenue Blues - R. Green & Turner
- On My Way - Alvin Smith
- Highway 80 Blues - Tommy Lee Thompson
- Mama Does the Boogie - Red Johnson


disc 2:
- She Fool Me - Harvey Hill Jr.
- Chicken Hearted Woman - Clarence Samuels
- That's What They Want - Jerry McCain
- Sneaky Groundhog - Clifford Gibson
- Blinds Blues - John Lee
- Sugar Mama - Pee Wee Hughes
- One Room Country Shack - Mercy Dee
- You Are Doing Me Wrong - Arthur Gunter
- I Can't Live Happy - Lightnin' Slim
- Mean Old Train - Papa Lightfoot
- Jackson Juke - Little Milton Anderson
- Jealous Man - Johnny Lewis
- Winehead Swing - James Tisdom
- Weekend Blues - Lafayette Thomas
- Leave My Money Alone - Lonesome Sundown
- Pebble In My Shoe - Wild Bill Phillips
- Lonely Blues - K.C. Douglas
- No-4 Boogie - Pinebluff Pete
- Someday You'll Understand - King Davis
- Alley Corn - Earl Hooker
- I Got Them Blues - Sonny Boy Holmes
- L.J. Boogie - Louis Jackson
- She's So Good To Me - Little Sam Davis
- New Orleans Bound - Lightnin' Slim
- West Kinney Street Blues - Skoodle-Dum-Doo & Sheffield
- I'm Him - Schoolboy Cleve
- Neglected Woman - Alex Moore
- Too Much Competition - Tarheel Slim


disc 3:
- A Fool No More - Eddie Hope & The Mannish Boys
- Johnny Mae - Blues Rockers
- Got My Call Card - L.B. Lawson

- Love My Baby - Frank Edwards [Regal unissued]
- Jump the Boogie - Papa Lightfoot
- One Thing My Baby Likes - Country Jim
- A Dream - Little Willie Cotton
- Happy Go Lucky - Good Rockin' Beasley
- Bugger Bugger Boy - Lightnin' Slim
- Sweet Angel - Earl Hooker
- You Don't Love Me No More - Jerry McCain
- My Woman Knows the Score - Mercy Dee
- Goin' Home To Mother - Little Sam Davis
- Santa Fe Blues - Pee Wee Hughes
- Tiger Man - Little Al
- Alabama Boogie - John Lee
- Wolf Call Boogie - Coy 'Hot Shot' Love
- Congo Mombo - Guitar Gable
- Big Time Woman - Ernest McClay
- Paper Wooden Daddy - Dennis McMillon
- Bloodstains On the Wall - Honeyboy
- Rub a Little Boogie - Alec Seward
- Schoolboy - Lost John Hunter
- Ethel May - Lightnin' Slim
- Knocking the Boogie - Jerry Perkins
- Mistreated Baby Blues - Little Milton Anderson
- The $64 Question - Sonny Boy Holmes
- If I Lose You Woman - Alex Moore


disc 4:
- Lester's Stomp - Lazy Lester
- Dark Muddy Bottom - Mercy Dee
- Lost Child - Eddie Hope & The Mannish Boys
- 1958 Blues - Little Sam Davis
- Now Listen Baby - Good Rockin' Sam
- Lost Without Love - Lonesome Sundown
- Alla Blues - R. Green & Turner
- She's Mine All Mine - Arthur Gunter
- T.N.T. Woman - Sonny Boy Holmes
- Lightnin' Blues - Lightnin' Slim
- K.C. Boogie - K.C. Douglas
- Baby Blues - John Lee
- She's Taking All My Money - Johnny Lewis
- Let Me Be Your Handy Man - Clifford Gibson
- You Better Change - Ole Sonny Boy
- Strange Letter Blues - Schoolboy Cleve
- Things Ain't Right - Jerry McCain
- Wine Head Baby - Lazy Slim Jim
- Don't Take It Out On Me - Frankie Lee Sims
- Deep South Guitar Blues - Lafayette Thomas
- Packin' Up My Blues - Tommy Lee Thompson
- Blow It Down - Little Milton Anderson
- Good Road Blues - Wright Holmes
- Katherine Blues - Jerry Perkins
- On the Hook - Earl Hooker
- I Can't Be Successful - Lightnin' Slim
- Philippine Blues - Country Jim
- Harpin' On It - Coy 'Hot Shot' Love


4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 7796


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Jean-Claude Arnaudon: Dictionnaire du Blues.- Paris, France (Filipacci) 1977, p. 91
- Robert M.W. Dixon & John Godrich: Blues & Gospel Records 1902 - 1943, 3rd ed. 1982, p. 222
- Robert M.W. Dixon, John Godrich & Howard W. Rye: Blues & Gospel Records 1890 - 1943, 4th ed. 1997, p. 242
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970 (2nd edition).- Vancouver 2012, p. 176
- Robert Ford: A Blues Bibliography, 2nd Edition (Routledge Music Bibliographies) 2007, pp. 342-343
- Robert Ford & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1971 - 2000 [the later years].- Vancouver 2011, p. 147
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, pp. 171-172
- Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 - 1970 Volume One: A to K, 2nd ed. 1987, p. 389
- Ebay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: back cover of Trix CD 3303

thanks to Alan Balfour and Shelton Powe Jr. for additional info / scans


Frank Edwards on the cover of Living Blues # 137 (Jan./Febr. 1998)

www.mrfrankedwards.com

Mr. Frank on his 93rd Birthday

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