F O R R E S T   C I T Y   J O E; source: notes to Atlantic SD-1351; photographer: Alan Lomax
source: Notes to Atlantic SD-1351
photographer: Alan Lomax
F O R R E S T   C I T Y   J O E; source: Alan Lomax: The Land Where The Blues Began, p. 332 (o); photographer: Alan Lomax
source: Alan Lomax: The Land Where The Blues Began, p. 332 (o)
photographer: Alan Lomax

Forrest City Joe
Joe Bennie Pugh
b. July 10, 1926 in Hughes, Arkansas
d. April 3, 1960 at Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas
discography

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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Forrest City Joe 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11/1949FOREST CITY JOE

- Memory Of Sonny Boy (U7164)
- A Woman On Every Street (U7167)

rec. December 2, 1948 in Chicago; Forrest City Joe, voc, hca; poss. J.C. Cole, g




Aristocrat 3101
   

- Special Delivery Man (U7165) #
- Shady Lane Woman (U7166) #
- Sawdust Bottom (U7168) # []
- Ash Street Boogie (instr) (U7169) #
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman (U7170) # *
- Lonesome Day Blues (U7171) # *

rec. December 2, 1948 in Chicago; Forrest City Joe, voc, hca; poss. J.C. Cole, g

Aristocrat unissued

# P-Vine (Jp) PLP 6032
[] Chess (UK) 6641 047
* Chess (UK) 6641 125
Negro Rhythm 107

21960Roots Of The Blues
Southern Folk Heritage Series

Lonnie Young
- Jim and John
Vera Hall
- The Wild Ox Moan
Fred McDowell
- Been Drinkin' Water Out Of A Hollow Log
Miles Pratcher
- All Night Long
Fred McDowell
- Shake 'Em On Down

Forest City Joe
- Levee Camp Reminiscence

Lonnie Young
- Chevrolet
Lonnie Young
- Oree
Johnny Lee Moore
- Levee Camp Holler
- Eighteen Hammers

Forest City Joe
- Train Time
Fred McDowell
- Freight Train Blues

Forest City Joe
- Drink On Little Girl #

Forrest City Joe tracks rec. October 1, 1959 in Hughes, AR by Alan Lomax with the assistance of Shirley Collins; Forrest City Joe, voc, hca; # Oliver Lee "Sonny Boy" Rogers, g; # Thomas Martin or Darnel Walker, dr
notes by Gary Kramer
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Atlantic SD-1348

notes by Alan Lomax
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= Polydor-Atlantic 590 019
(UK 1968)

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= Atlantic 782496
4 cd boxset 1993
"Sounds Of The South"

31960The Blues Roll On
Southern Folk Heritage Series

Boy Blue
- Boogie Children

Forest City Joe
- She Lived Her Life Too Fast
Fred McDowell
- Drop Down Mama
Lonnie Young
- Sittin' On Top Of The World
John Dudley
- Cool Water Blue
s
Forest City Joe
- She Don't Love Me That Way
- Stop Breaking Down
Boy Blue
- Joe Lee's Rock
Rosalie Hill
- Bullyin' Well
Fred McDowell
- When You Get Home, Write Me A Few Little Lines

Forest City Joe
- Red Cross Store #
- Forest City Jump

Forrest City Joe tracks rec. October 1, 1959 in Hughes, AR by Alan Lomax with the assistance of Shirley Collins; Forrest City Joe, voc, hca; Oliver Lee "Sonny Boy" Rogers, g; Thomas Martin or Darnel Walker, dr
# Forrest City Joe, voc, p
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Atlantic SD 1352

= London LTZ-K 15215

notes by Alan Lomax
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= Polydor-Atlantic 590 025
(UK 1968)

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= Atlantic 782496
4 cd boxset 1993
"Sounds Of The South"

4196?Memphis And The Delta 1950s

Houston Boines
- Relation Blues
Luther Huff
- Bull Dog Blues
Junior Brooks
- She's A Little Girl
Harmonica Frank
- Goin' Away Walking

Forest City Joe
- Memory Of Sonny Boy [Aristocrat 3101]
Roosevelt Sykes
- West Helena Blues
Joe Hill Louis
- I Feel Like A Million

Sunnyland Slim
- Going Back To Memphis
Boyd Gilmore
- Rambling On My Mind<
Drifting Slim
- Good Morning Blues
Willie Love
- Seventy Four Blues
James Cotton
- Cotton Crop Blues
Baby Face Turner
- Gonna Let You Go
Elmore James
- Please Find My Baby

Blues Classics BC 15


Blues Classics discography

51972Genesis Vol. 1
The Beginnings Of Rock

Album 1
Sunnyland Slim
- Johnson Machine Gun
- Fly Right Little Girl
Muddy Waters
- Gypsy Woman
- Little Anna Mae
- I Can't Be Satisfied
- I Feel Like Going Home
Leroy Foster
- Locked Out Boogie

Leroy Foster
- Shady Grove

Forrest City Joe
- Memory Of Sonny Boy [Aristocrat 3101]
- Sawdust Bottom [Aristocrat unissued]
Robert Nighthawk
- Anna Lee
- Sweet Black Angel
Little Johnny Jones
- Big Town Play Boy
- Shelby County Blues



Album 2
Muddy Waters
- You're Gonna Miss Me
- Rollin' Stone
- Louisiana Blues
- Evan's Shuffle
- Long Distance Call
- Honey Bee
- Howlin' Wolf

Muddy Waters
- She Moves Me
- My Fault
- Still A Fool
- They Call Me Muddy Waters
- All Night Long
- Please Have Mercy
- Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man



Album 3
Memphis Minnie
- Broken Heart
- Me And My Chauffeur
Robert Nighthawk
- Jackson Town Gal
- Return Mail Blues
Big Bill Broonzy
- Jacqueline
- Little City Woman
- Lonesome

Big Bill Broonzy
- Romance Without Finance
Washboard Sam
- Shirt Tail
- Diggin' My Potatoes
- Minding My Own Business
- Horseshoe Over My Door
- By Myself
- I'm A Lonely Man



Album 4
Jimmy Rogers
- That's All Right
- Ludella
- Goin' Away Baby
- I Used To Have A Woman
- Money Marbles And Chalk
- Back Door Friend
- The Last Time

Jimmy Rogers
- Out On The Road
- Act Like You Love Me
- Blues All Day Long
- Chicago Bound
- Sloppy Drunk
- You're The One
- Walking By Myself


compiled by Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven
4 LP box set
notes by Mike Leadbitter

Chess 6641 047
(UK Phonogram)
61973Genesis Vol. 2
The Beginnings of Rock: From Memphis to Chicago

Album 1 (6499 432)
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Work With Me
- Don't Start Me To Talking
- All My Love In Vain
- Good Evening Everybody
- You Killing Me (On My Feet)
- Let Me Explain
- I Know What Love Is All About

Sonny Boy Williamson
- I Wonder Why
- Your Imagination
Elmore James
- Country Boogie
- My Best Friend
- I See My Baby
- She Just Won't Do Right
- Muddy Shoes


Album 2 (6499 433)
Ethel Mae
- Down The Line
- Handsome Lover
- Sugar Papa
Robert Nighthawk
- Good News
- Six Three O
- Prison Bound

Forrest City Joe
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman [Aristocrat unissued]

Forrest City Joe
- Lonesome Day Blues [Aristocrat unissued]
Howlin' Wolf
- I'm Not Joking
- Moanin' At Midnight
- How Many More Years
- All Night Long
- No Place To Go


Album 3 (6499 434)
Jackie Brenston
- Rocket "88"
Doctor Ross
- Country Clown
- Doctor Ross Boogie
Willie Nix
- Truckin' Little Woman
- Just One Mistake
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
- Open Your Book
- Tears In My Eyes (C-1023 [alt.])

Woodrow Adams
- Pretty Baby Blues
- She's Done Come And Gone
Joe Hill Louis
- Dorothy Mae
- When I Am Gone
Harmonica Frank
- Swamp Root
- Howlin' Tomcat
- She Done Moved


Album 4 (6499 435)
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Keep It To Yourself
- Please Forgive (Keep It To Yourself)
- The Key To Your Love
Howlin' Wolf
- Baby How Long
- Evil Is Goin' On
- Forty Four
- Who Will Be Next

Howlin' Wolf
- I Have A Little Girl
- Come To Me Baby
- Don't Mess With My Baby
- Smokestack Lightning
- You Can't Be Beat
- So Glad
- Break Of Day

compiled by Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven

4 LP box set



Chess 6641 125
(UK Phonogram)
71975The Blues
The Blues Music In Early 50's

Sunnyland Slim
- Johnson Machine
Muddy Waters
- Little Anna Mae

Forrest City Joe
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman [Chess 6641 125]
Ethel Mae
- Sugar Papa
Robert Nighthawk
- 6-3-0
- Prison Bound

Howlin' Wolf
- Mama Died And Left Me
Muddy Waters
- Where Is My Woman Been
Doctor Ross
- Doctor Ross Boogie
Willie Nix
- Just One Mistake
Memphis Minnie
- Broken Heart
Howlin' Wolf
- Come To Me Baby

Victor LWG-1089 (Jp promo)
81976Chicago Slickers 1948-1953

Little Walter
- I Want My Baby
Floyd Jones
- School Days
- Hard Time

Forest City Joe
- A Woman On Every Street [Aristocrat 3101]
Little Walter
- Just Keep Lovin' Her
John Brim
- Dark Clouds
- Lonesome Man Blues
Earl Hooker
- Sweet Angel

Johnny Shines
- Ramblin'
- Cool Driver
Homesick James
- Lonesome Ole Train
- Farmer's Blues
Delta Joe
- Train Time
Big Boy Spires
- About To Lose My Mind
Floyd Jones
- Early Morning
notes by Leroy Pierson



Nighthawk 102

Nighthawk discography

91977Roots Of The Blues

Henry Ratcliff
- Louisiana
Bakari-Badji
- Field Song From Senegal
John Dudley
- Po' Boy Blues
Tangle Eye
- Kate Left Memphis
Leroy Miller And A Group Of Prisoners
- Berta, Berta
Fred McDowell And Miles Pratcher
- Old Original Blues [= Fred McDowell Blues]
Ed Young And Lonnie Young
- Jim And John
Alec Askew
- Emmaline, Take Your Time
Miles Pratcher And Bob Pratcher
- Buttermilk
Leroy Gary
- Mama Lucy
Miles Pratcher And Bob Pratcher
- I'm Gonna Live Anyhow Till I Die

Tangle Eye And A Group Of Prisoners
- No More, My Lord
Rev. Crenshaw And The Congregation Of New Brown's Chapel, Memphis
- Lining Hymn And Prayer
Fred McDowell
- Death Comes A-Creepin' In My Room [= Soon One Mornin']
Congregation Of New Brown's Chapel, Memphis
- Church-House Moan
Bessie Jones
- Beggin' The Blues
Rose Hemphill
- Rolled And Tumbled #
Fred McDowell, Miles Pratcher, And Fannie Davis
- Goin' Down To The Races [= Goin' Down To The River]

Forrest City Joe
- You Gotta Cut That Out

Forrest City Joe track rec. October 1, 1959 in Hughes, AR by Alan Lomax with the assistance of Shirley Collins; Forrest City Joe, voc, hca; Oliver Lee "Sonny Boy" Rogers, g; Thomas Martin or Darnel Walker, dr

# Fred McDowell credited erroneously as guitarist

notes by Alan Lomax
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New World NW 252
101978goin' to chicago blues! 1949 - 1957

Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Aw Aw Baby
- Sweet Woman
L. C. McKinley
- Blue Evening Blues
J. B. Lenoir
- In The Evening
- Please Don't Go Away

Forest City Joe
- Ash Street Boogie [Aristocrat unissued]

Willie Mabon
- It's Gonna Hurt You (F 577)
- Got To Find My Baby (F 578)
Robert Jenkins Trio
- Steelin' Boogie pt. 1 (Parkway 103)
- Steelin' Boogie pt. 2 (Parkway 103)
Sunnyland Slim
- Back To Korea (Sunny 101)
- It's All Over Now (Sunny 101)
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Negro Rhythm Records 107
[George Paulus label]

BU 130/26

111984Forrest City Joe / Rocky Fuller: Memory Of Sonny Boy

Forrest City Joe #
- Special Delivery Man [Aristocrat unissued]
- Shady Lane Woman [Aristocrat unissued]
- A Woman On Every Street [Aristocrat 3101]
- Sawdust Bottom [Chess 6641 047]
- Ash Street Boogie [Negro Rhythm Records 107]
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman [Victor LWG-1089]
- Lonesome Day Blues [Aristocrat unissued]
- Memory Of Sonny Boy [Aristocrat 3101]

Rocky Fuller []
- Soon One Morning
- Rock Me Baby
- Under A Neon Sign
- Catch Me A Freight Train
- Looking For The Mail Man
- The Moon Won't Go Down
- Gonna Leave This Town
- Raining And Snowing


# rec. December 2, 1948
[] rec. March 13, 1952



P-Vine / Chess PLP 6032
(Jp 1984)

notes by Chris Smith







= Chess/Green Line GCH
8112 (It 1988)

121991Robert Nighthawk / Forest City Joe: Black Angel Blues

Robert Nighthawk
- Sweet Lovin' Woman
- Down The Line
- Sweet Black Angel
- Handsome Lover
- She Knows How To Love A Man
- Annie Lee Blues
- Sugar Papa
- Return Mail Blues
- Good News
- Six Three O
- Prison Bound
- Jackson Town Gal
- Sorry My Angel
- Someday

Forest City Joe
- Memory Of Sonny Boy [Aristocrat 3101]
- Special Delivery Man [P-Vine/Chess PLP 6032]
- Shady Lane Woman [P-Vine/Chess PLP 6032]
- Woman On Every Street [Aristocrat 3101]
- Sawdust Bottom [Chess 6641 047]
- Ash Street Boogie [Negro Rhythm Records 107]
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman [Victor LWG-1089]
- Lonesome Day Blues [P-Vine/Chess PLP 6032]

Charly RED 29 (UK)
131992Chess Blues

disc 1
- Lollypop Mama - Clarence Samuels
- Bilbo Is Dead - Andrew Tibbs
- Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim
- Fly Right, Little Girl - Sunnyland Slim
- Little Anna Mae - Muddy Waters
- I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
- My Sweet Lovin' Woman - Robert Nighthawk
- I Feel Like Going Home - Muddy Waters
- She Ain't Nowhere - Sunnyland Slim
- Florida Hurricane - St. Louis Jimmy

- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe [Aristocrat 3101]
- Tonky Boogie - Forrest Sykes
- Cryin' The Blues - Laura Rucker
- My Head Can't Rest Anymore - Baby Face Leroy
- Big Town Playboy - Johnny Jones
- Sweet Black Angel - Robert Nighthawk
- Rollin' Stone - Muddy Waters
- Luedella - Jimmy Rogers
- Mother Earth - Memphis Slim
- Dr. Ross' Boogie - Doctor Ross
- Joliet Blues - Johnny Shines
- Moanin' At Midnight - Howlin' Wolf
- All Night Long - Muddy Waters Alternate Take
- Mr. Commissioner - Arbee Stidham Alternate Take
- Getting Old And Grey - Howlin' Wolf


disc 2
- Walkin' The Boogie - John Lee Hooker Alternate Take
- Juke - Little Walter
- Conjur Man - Memphis Minnie
- Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man When I'm Gone - Muddy Waters
- Broken Heart - Memphis Minnie Alternate Take
- Truckin' Little Woman - Willie Nix
- Funeral Hearse At My Door - Rocky Fuller
- Hard Time Gettin' Started - Eddie Boyd
- Don't Need No Horse - Little Walter
- Eight Ball - Gus Jenkins
- Fast Boogie - Little Walter
- I'm Mad - Willie Mabon
- Ice Cream Man - John Brim
- Whose Muddy Shoes - Elmore James
- Got To Have It - Willie Mabon
- I Declare That Ain't Right - Henry Gray
- Remember - Alberta Adams
- [Untitled Instrumental] - Henry Gray
- Blues With A Feeling - Little Walter
- (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
- Forty-Four - Howlin' Wolf
- Got To Find My Baby - Little Walter Alternate Take
- Evil - Howlin' Wolf
- Reconsider Baby - Lowell Fulson
- Mama Talk To Your Daughter - J.B. Lenoir


disc 3
- Mellow Down Easy - Little Walter
- My Eyes (Keep Me in Trouble) - Muddy Waters
- My Baby - Little Walter
- You Got To Love Me - Billy Boy Arnold
- Walking The Blues - Willie Dixon
- Don't Start Me To Talkin' - Sonny Boy Williamson II
- Smokestack Lightning - Howlin' Wolf
- Twenty-Nine Ways To My Baby's Door - Willie Dixon
- Right To Love You - Paul Gayton
- Ain't Nobody's Business - Jimmy Witherspoon
- I'm Leaving You - Otis Spann
- Break Of Day - Howlin' Wolf
- Please Don't Go - Floyd Dixon
- Keep It To Yourself - Sonny Boy Williamson II
- Walking By Myself - Jimmy Rogers
- Got My Mojo Working - Muddy Waters
- Fattening Frogs For Snakes - Sonny Boy Williamson II
- Slow Leake - Lafayette Leake
- Sitting On Top Of The World - Howlin' Wolf
- She Don't Know - J.B. Lenoir
- Your Funeral And My Trial - Sonny Boy Williamson II
- Key To The Highway - Little Walter
- Double Trouble - Muddy Waters Alternate Take
- Come On Home - Eddie Boyd
- Goat - Sonny Boy Williamson II Band Track
- So Many Roads, So Many Trains - Otis Rush


disc 4
- First Time I Met the Blues - Buddy Guy
- Too Poor - Detroit Junior
- Blue Shadows - Lowell Fulson
- The Shakedown - Lloyd Glenn
- Sun Is Shining - Elmore James Alternate Take
- Calling On My Darling - Albert King
- The Red Rooster - Howlin' Wolf
- Nine Below Zero - Sonny Boy Williamson II
- Goin' Down Slow - Howlin' Wolf
- Satisfied - Little Milton
- Something's Got A Hold On Me - Etta James
- Wrinkles - The Big Three Trio
- Bring It On Home - Sonny Boy Williamson II
- Good Moanin' Blues - Big Walter Horton
- Killing Floor - Howlin' Wolf
- What Kind Of Man Is That? - Koko Taylor
- We're Gonna Make It - Little Milton
- Wang Dang Doodle - Koko Taylor
- Dirty Work Goin' On - Little Joe Blue
- One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - John Lee Hooker
- Jinglin' Baby - Eddie "Guitar" Burns
- That's Why I Don't Mind - Muddy Waters
- Keep It To Myself - Buddy Guy
- Sitting Here Alone - Hound Dog Taylor
- I'd Rather Go Blind - Etta James
4 CD set

Chess CX3663
141993Sounds Of The South
A Musical Journey From The Georgia Sea Islands To The Mississippi Delta

Disc 1: Sounds Of The South / Blue Ridge Mountain Music:
- The Banks Of The Arkansas / Wave The Ocean - Neil Morris/Charley Everidge
- Hen Duck - Lonnie Young/Ed Young/Lonnie Young Jr.
- The Farmer's Curst Wife - Estil C. Ball
- Boll Weevil Holler - Vera Hall
- Jesse James - The Mountain Ramblers
- Jesse James - Vera Hill
- Kenny Wagner - Bob Carpenter
- Trouble So Hard - Vera Hall
- Baptizing Scene - Reverend W.A. Donaldson
- Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus - Viola James & Congregation
- Windham - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
- Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Come On Boys, Let's Go To The Ball - Sid Hemphill/Lucas Smith
- Join The Band - John Davis & Group
- Lucky Holler - Ed Lewis
- I Be So Blad When The Sun Goes Down - Ed Lewis & Group
- Cotton Eyed Joe - The Mountain Ramblers
- Big Tilda - The Mountain Ramblers
- Jennie Jenkins - Estil C. Ball/Orna Ball
- John Henry - The Mountain Ramblers
- Rosewood Casket - The Mountain Ramblers
- Silly Bill - The Mountain Ramblers
- Big Ball In Boston - The Mountain Ramblers
- Chilly Winds - Wade Ward
- The Old Hickory Cane - The Mountain Ramblers
- John Brown - Hobart Smith
- Poor Ellen Smith - Hobart Smith
- Shady Grove - The Mountain Ramblers


Disc 2: Roots Of The Blues / The Blues Roll On:
- Jim And John - Lonnie Young/Ed Young/Lonnie Young Jr.
- The Wild Ox Moan - Vera Hall
- Been Drinkin' Water Out Of A Hollow Log - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- All Night Long - Miles Pratcher/Bob Pratcher
- Shake 'Em On Down - Mississippi Fred McDowell/Mile Pratcher/Annie Davis

- Levee Camp Reminiscence - Forrest City Joe
- Chevrolet - Lonnie Young/Ed Young/Lonnie Young Jr.
- Levee Camp Holler - Johnny Lee Moore
- Eighteen Hammers - Johnny Lee Moore/12 Mississippi Penitentary Convicts

- Drink On Little Girl - Forrest City Joe/Sonny Rogers/Thomas Morgan
- Drop Down Mama - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Boogie Children - Boy Blue / Willie Jones / Joe Lee

- She Lived Her Life Too Fast - Forrest City Joe / Sonny Boy Rogers / Thomas Martin
- Sittin' On Top Of The World - Lonnie Young/Ed Young/Lonnie Young Jr.
- Cool Water Blues - John Dudley

- Stop Breaking Down - Forrest City Joe / Sonny Boy Rogers / Thomas Martin
- Joe Lee's Rock - Boy Blue/Willie Jones/Joe Lee
- Bullyin' Well - Rosalie Hill
- When You Get Home, Write Me A Few Lines - Mississippi Fred McDowell

- Red Cross Store - Forrest City Joe
- Forrest City Jump - Forrest City Joe / Sonny Boy Rogers / Thomas Martin

Disc 3: Negro Church Music / White Spirituals:
- Death, Have Mercy - Vera Hall
- I Want Jesus To Walk With Me - James Shorty & Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Jesus Is Real To Me - Mrs. Mary Lee/Congregation
- I Love The Lord - Reverend R.C. Crenshaw & Congregation
- A Sermon Fragment - Reverend G.I. Townsel
- I'm Goin' Home On The Mornin' Train - Reverend R.C. Crenshaw & Congregation
- Power - Madam Mattie Wigley/Congregation
- On That Rock - Viola James/Lonnie Young/Ed Young
- Jesus On The Mainline - James Shorty/Viola James/Congregation
- I'm Gonna Sail Like A Ship On The Ocean - Henry Morrison & St Simon's Island Singers
- Blow Gabriel - John Davis/Bessie Jones/St. Simon's Island Singers
- What Do You Think About Jesus (He's Alright) - Bernice McClellan/Congregation
- Tribulations - Estil C. Ball/Lacey Richardson/Blair Reedy
- When I Get Home - Estil C. Ball/Blair Reedy
- The Poor Wayfaring Stranger - Estil C. Ball
- Baptizing Down By The Creek - The Mountain Ramblers
- Sermon And Lining Hymn - Reverend I.D Back/Congregation
- Antioch - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
- Calvary - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
- Please Let Me Stay A Little Longer - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
- Father, Jesus Loves You - Estil C. Ball
- Lonesome Valley - Estil C. Ball/Lacey Richardson/Orna Ball/Blair Reedy
- Father Adieu - Estil C. Ball
- The Old Country Church - The Mountain Ramblers
- Cabin On The Hill - Estil C. Ball/Lacey...


Disc 4: American Folk Songs For Children:
- Johnson's Old Gray Mule - Mainer Band
- My Little Rooster - Almeda Riddle
- Whoa Mule - Mainer Band
- Frog Went A-Courtin' - Almeda Riddle
- Glenn's Chimes - Mainer Band
- Chick-A-Li-Lee-Lo - Almeda Riddle
- Old Joe Clark - The Mountain Ramblers
- Go Tell Aunt Nancy - Almeda Riddle
- Train III - Mainer Band
- Johnny Cuckoo - Bessie Jones & Group
- Mama Buy Me A Chiney Doll - Almeda Riddle
- Soldier, Soldier - Hobart Smith
- Mary Mack - Jessie Pratcher/Mattie Gardner/Mary Gardner
- Hambone - Bessie Jones
- Banging Breakdown - Hobart Smith
- Green Sally, Up - Jessie Pratcher/Mattie Gardner/Mary Gardner
- Sometimes - Bessie Jones & Group
- The Arkansas Traveller - Hobart Smith
- Paper Of Pins - Estil C. Ball/Orna Ball
- The Little Dappled Cow - Texas Gladden
- Go To Sleep, Little Baby - Bessie Jones
- Paddy On The Turnpike - Wade Ward/Charley Higgins/Charley Poe
- Jimmy Sutton - Spence Moore/Roy Birns
- Liza Jane - The Mountain Ramblers
- Oree - Lonnie Young/Ed Young/Lonnie Young Jr.

- Train Time - Forrest City Joe
- Freight Train Blues - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- This Little Light Of Mine - James Shorty/Viola James/Congregation
- Motherless Children - Felix Dukes / Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Little Moses - Neil Morris


reissue prod. by Yves Beauvais
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Atlantic 782496

151996Robert Nighthawk / Forrest City Joe
The Blues Collection # 63

Robert Nighthawk
- My Sweet Lovin' Mama
- Down The Line
- Sweet Black Angel
- Handsome Lover
- She Knows How To Love A Man
- Annie Lee Blues
- Sugar Papa
- Return Mail Blues
- Good News
- Six Three O
- Jackson Town Gal
- Sorry My Angel
- Someday

Forrest City Joe
- Special Delivery Man
- Shady Lane Woman
- A Woman On Every Street
- Sawdust Bottom
- Ash Street Boogie
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman
- Lonesome Day Blues
edited by Tony Russell

Orbis BLU NC 063
161997The Aristocrat Of The Blues
The Best of Aristocrat Records

disc 1:
- Chicago Boogie - The Five Blazes
- Ice Man Blues - Tom Archia
- Fishin' Pole - Tom Archia
- Boogie Woogie Blues - Clarence Samuels
- Bilbo Is Dead - Andrew Tibbs
- Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim
- Fly Right, Little Girl - Sunnyland Slim
- Gypsy Woman - Muddy Waters
- Little Anna Mae - Muddy Waters
- Forest Sykes Plays The Blues - Forest Sykes
- Good Lookin' Woman - Muddy Waters
- Mean Disposition - Muddy Waters
- She Ain't Nowhere - Sunnyland Slim
- My Baby, My Baby - Sunnyland Slim
- I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
- I Feel Like Going Home - Muddy Waters
- Florida Hurricane - St. Louis Jimmy
- So Nice And Kind - St. Louis Jimmy
- My Sweet Lovin' Woman - Robert Nighthawk
- Train Fare Home - Muddy Waters
- Kind Hearted Woman - Muddy Waters
- Down South Blues - Muddy Waters
- Sittin' Here Drinkin' - Muddy Waters
- Locked Out Boogie - Leroy Foster
- Shady Grove Blues - Leroy Foster


disc 2:
- You're Gonna Miss Me - Muddy Waters
- Mean Red Spider - Muddy Waters
- Standin' Here Tremblin' - Muddy Waters
- Muddy Jumps One - Muddy Waters
- Streamline Woman - Muddy Waters
- Hard Days - Muddy Waters

- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe [Aristocrat 3101]
- Baby, I'm Sick Of You - Duke Jenkins' Aristocrats
- Sweet Black Angel - Robert Nighthawk
- She Knows How To Love A Man - Robert Nighthawk
- Anna Lee - Robert Nighthawk
- Return Mail Blues - Robert Nighthawk
- Little Geneva - Muddy Waters
- Canary Bird - Muddy Waters
- Burying Ground - Muddy Waters
- You Gonna Need My Help - Muddy Waters
- Big Town Playboy - Little Johnny Jones
- Shelby County Blues - Little Johnny Jones
- Screamin' And Cryin' - Muddy Waters
- Where's My Woman Blues - Muddy Waters
- Last Time I Fool Around With You - Muddy Waters
- Six Three O - Robert Nighthawk
- Prison Bound - Robert Nighthawk
- Jackson Town Gal - Robert Nighthawk
- Rollin' And Tumblin' Part 1 - Muddy Waters
- Rollin' And Tumblin' Part 2 - Muddy Waters


2 CD set

Chess/MCA 9387

= Chess MVCE-30017 (Jp)

171999Broke, 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 [Aristocrat 3101]
- 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)
182002Alan Lomax Collection:
The Land Where The Blues Began


- Four O' Clock Flower Blues - William Blackwell & William Brown
- Interview with Willie '61' Blackwell
- Walking Blues - Eddie 'Son' House, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Willie Brown, Leroy Williams
- When I Lay My Burden Down - Turner Junior Johnson
- Strange Things Happening In The Land - Charles Haffer, Jr.
- Missionary Sermon By J.H. Terrell
- Rock Daniel - Reverend C. H. Savage
- Satisfied - Florence Stamp
- I'm A Soldier In The Army Of The Lord - Congregation of the Church of God in Christ
- Sermon: Hell Is A Place - Reverend Ribbins
- The Preacher And The Bear - M.C. Orr
- Mississippi Sounding Calls - Joe Shores
- Roustabout Song - John Cameron
- The Toast To Bud Doggett - Willie Stark
- I Been Down In The Circle Before - Calvin Frazier, Sampson Pittman
- Rosie - Dobie Red
- Early In The Mornin' - 22, Tangle Eye, Hard Hair, Little Red
- I'm Goin' Home - D.W. "Bama" Stuart
- Go Down, Old Hannah - Ernest Williams
- John Henry - Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Alec Askew, Will Head
- Emmaline, Take Your Time - Alex Askew
- Jim And John - Ed Young, G.D. Young, Lonnie Young
- Shake 'Em On Down - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Wind Howling Blues - David 'Honeyboy' Edwards
- Country Blues - Muddy Waters
- Black, Brown And White - Big Bill Broonzy
- Life Is Like That - Memphis Slim, Big Bill Broonzy, and Sonny Boy Williamson

- She Lived Her Life Too Fast - Forrest City Joe

soundtrack to Alan Lomax's book of the same name
rec. between 1933 and 1959 by Alan Lomax, Lewis Jones, John W. Work, John A. Lomax, and Herbert Halpert. Remastered to 24-bit digital from the original metal and acetate discs, and the original paper and acetate-backed tape recordings


Rounder CDROUN1861
192003Blowing 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
- Frank Edwards
- We Got To Get Together
- 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 [Aristocrat 3101]
- 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
202002The Chess Story 1947-1975

Forest City Joe
- A Woman On Every Street [Aristocrat 3101]
15 CD set (341 tracks)

MCA International 881
212003Harmonica Blues, Vol. 2: 1946-1952

CD 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
- 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

CD 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



Fremeaux CD FA 5059
222011Mississippi Fred McDowell: Downhome Blues 1959

disc 1
Mississippi Fred McDowell
- When You Get Home, Write Me A Few Lines
- Drop Down Mama
- Shake 'Em On Down
- Fred McDowell's Blues
- Goin' Down To The River
- You Gonna Be Sorry
- You Done Tol' Everybody
- Woke Up This Morning With My Mind On Jesus
- Soon One Mornin'
- Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
- Wished I Was In Heaven Sitting Down
- Germany Blues
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Freight Train Blues
- Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
- Been Drinkin' Water Out Of A Hollow Log
- I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
- 61 Highway Blues
- Lord Have Mercy
- Worried Man
- What's The Matter Now
- Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning (instr)

disc 2
Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Shake 'Em On Down
John Dudley
- Cool Water Blues
- Po' Boy Blues
- Clarksdale Mill Blues
Lonnie Young / Ed Young
- Jim And John
- Hen Duck
- Chevrolet
- Oree
- Sittin' On Top Of The World
Miles Pratcher & Bob Pratcher
- All Night Long
- I'm Gonna Live Anyhow 'Til I Die
- Buttermilk

Forrest City Joe
- Levee Camp Reminiscence
- Train Time
- Red Cross Store
- You Gotta Cut That Out
- Stop Breaking Down
- Drink On Little Girl
- She Lived Her Life Too Fast
- She Don't Love Me That Way
- Forrest City Jump
Joe Lee
- Boogie Children
- Joe Lee's Rock
- You Got Dimples In Your Jaw


Forrest City Joe tracks rec. October 1, 1959 in Hughes, AR by Alan Lomax with the assistance of Shirley Collins
2 CD set

JSP JSPCD 4227 (UK)
2320??Forrest City Joe / Polka Dot Slim:
Downhome Delta Harmonica


Forrest City Joe
- Train Time [Atlantic SD-1348]
- You Better Cut That Out [New World NW 252]
- Levee Camp Reminiscence [Atlantic SD-1348]
- Drink On Little Girl [Atlantic SD-1348]
- She Lived Her Life Too Fast [Atlantic SD-1352]
- She Don't Love Me That Way [Atlantic SD-1352]
- Stop Breaking Down [Atlantic SD-1352]
- Red Cross Store [Atlantic SD-1352]
- Forrest City Jump [Atlantic SD-1352]
- Memory Of Sonny Boy [Aristocrat 3101]
- Special Delivery Man [P-Vine/Chess PLP 6032]
- Shady Lane Woman [P-Vine/Chess PLP 6032]
- A Woman On Every Street [Aristocrat 3101]
- Sawdust Bottom [Chess 6641 047]
- Ash Street Boogie [Negro Rhythm Records 107]
- Mean Mistreating Woman [Victor LWG-1089]
- Lonesome Day Blues [P-Vine/Chess PLP 6032]
Polka Dot Slim
- It's A Thing You Gotta Face
- Ain't Broke Ain't Hungry
- Hello Friends, Hello Pals
- Sunny Side Of Love
- Hey Mattie
- Change Your Ways
- They Call Me Mr. Calhoun
- I'm Ragged And Dirty


Deltacat 1003
242011Harmonica Player: Forrest City Joe
Best of Blues   Vol. 8

- Memory Of Sonny Boy
- Special Delivery Man
- Shady Lane Woman
- A Woman On Every Street
- Sawdust Bottom
- Ash Street Boogie
- Mean Mistreatin' Woman
- Lonesome Day Blues
- Levee Camp Moan
- Train Time
- You Gonna Cut That Out
- She Don't Love Me That Way
- Forest City Jump
- She Lived Her Life Too Fast
- Drink On Little Girl
- Stop Breaking Down
- Red Cross Store

Collection Gerard Herzhaft
- Remastered
[download only]
2510/2014The Aristocrat Blues Story

CD 1:
- Rollin' And Tumblin' (Part 1) - Muddy Waters
- My Baby, My Baby - Sunnyland Slim
- Jackson Town Gal - Robert Nighthawk
- Shelby County Blues - Little Johnny Jones [Aristocrat 405]
- I Feel Like Crying - Andrew Tibbs

- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe [Aristocrat 3101]
- Boogie Woogie Blues - Clarence Samuels
- Locked Out Boogie - LeRoy Foster
- Florida Hurricane - St. Louis Jimmy
- Ice Man Blues - Tom Archia with George Kirby
- You're Gonna Miss Me - Muddy Waters
- Toothless Woman Blues - Andrew Tibbs
- Chicago Boogie - Five Blazes & Ernie Harper
- I'm Bound For Canaan Land - Famous Blue Jay Singers Of Birmingham
- Crying The Blues - Laura Rucker
- Mean And Evil Baby - Tom Archia with Sheba Griffin
- Six Three 0 - Robert Nighthawk
- Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim

CD 2:
- Annie Lee Blues - Robert Nighthawk with Robert McCullum
- Lollipop Mama - Clarence Samuels
- Screamin' And Cryin' - Muddy Waters
- She Ain't Nowhere - Sunnyland Slim

- A Woman On Every Street - Forest City Joe [Aristocrat 3101]
- Drinkin' Blues - Tom Archia
- So Nice And Kind - St. Louis Jimmy
- Baby I'm Sick Of You - Duke Jenkins' Aristocrats
- Shady Grove Blues - LeRoy Foster
- She's Gone - The Dozier Boys
- Married Man Blues - Andrew Tibbs with Tom Archia
- Black Angel Blues - Robert Nighthawk with Robert McCullum
- Fly Right Little Girl - Sunnyland Slim
- Tonky Boogie - Forrest Sykes
- Cherry - Tom Archia with Sheba Griffin
- Big Town Playboy - Little Johnny Jones [Aristocrat 405]
- Bilbo Is Dead - Andrew Tibbs
- I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters


2 CD set

One Day Music
5060255182666


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 152
- Mark Harris: Forrest City Joe Discography: 1948-59.- Pickin' The Blues 11 (1983), p. 11
- http://hubcap.clemson.edu/~campber/aristocrat.html
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Mike Leadbitter: A Memory of 'Forrest City' Joe.- Blues Unlimited 112 (1975), p. 9 (photographer: James La Rocca)

thanks to Alan Balfour for additional info / scans

Louis Myers on Forrest City Joe; source: Bill Greensmith: 'Just Whalin' - Louis Myers interwiew .- Blues Unlimited 122 (1976), pp. 4-14; click to read !
Louis Myers on Forrest City Joe
source: Bill Greensmith: 'Just Whalin' - Louis Myers interwiew
Blues Unlimited 122 (1976), pp. 4-14

Bob Myers on Forrest City Joe; source: Mike Rowe and Frank Weston: 'Them Blues Will Always Stand' - Bob Myers interwiew.- Blues Unlimited 145 (1978), pp. 12-14; click to read !
Bob Myers on Forrest City Joe
source: Mike Rowe and Frank Weston: 'Them Blues Will Always Stand' - Bob Myers interwiew
Blues Unlimited 145 (1978), pp. 12-14

F O R R E S T   C I T Y   J O E (left); source: front cover of Polydor-Atlantic 590 033; photographer: Alan Lomax
Forrest City Joe 1959 with 'Sonny Boy Rogers' (Sonny 'Cat Daddy' Rodgers)
source: Front cover of Polydor-Atlantic 590 033; photographer: Alan Lomax

F O R R E S T   C I T Y   J O E (left); source: notes to Atlantic 782496; photographer: Alan Lomax
Forrest City Joe 1959 with 'Sonny Boy Rogers' (Sonny 'Cat Daddy' Rodgers)
source: Notes to Atlantic 782496; photographer: Alan Lomax

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