Clifford Gibson
aka Grandpappy Gibson
b. April 11, 1901 in Walnut Bottom, Henderson County, Kentucky
d. December 21, 1963 in St. Louis, Missouri
discography
C L I F F O R D   G I B S O N; source: Front cover of Yazoo L-1027; art by Joel Margulies
source: Front cover of Yazoo L-1027; art by Joel Margulies

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.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

Clifford "Grandpappy" Gibson 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11929Clifford Gibson

- Tired Of Being Mistreated - part 1 (484-A)
- Tired Of Being Mistreated - part 2 (485-A)

rec. c. June 1929 in Long Island City, N.Y.C.; Clifford Gibson, voc, g



QRS R7079

= Paramount 12866

21929Clifford Gibson

- No No Blues
- Ta Ta Blues

rec. c. June 1929 in Long Island City, N.Y.C.; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

QRS R7082
31929Clifford Gibson

- Stop Your Rambling (486-A)
- Sunshine Moan (487-A)   @ youtube

rec. c. June 1929 in Long Island City, N.Y.C.; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

QRS R7083

= Paramount 12923

41929Clifford Gibson

- Whiskey Moan Blues (483-A)
- Beat You Doing It (482-A)

rec. c. June 1929 in Long Island City, N.Y.C.; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

QRS R7087
51929Clifford Gibson

- Morgan Street Blues
- West Trade Street Blues

rec. c. June 1929 in Long Island City, N.Y.C.; Clifford Gibson, voc; unknown p

QRS R7090
61929Clifford Gibson

- Old Time Rider (57176-2) #   @ youtube
- Brooklyn Blues (45th Street Blues) (57759-1) *

# rec. November 26, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g
* rec. December 10, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

Victor 23255
71929Clifford Gibson

- Ice And Snow Blues (57173-2)   @ youtube
- Drayman Blues (57175-2)   @ youtube

rec. November 26, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

Victor V38562
81929Clifford Gibson

- Jive Me Blues (57758-1) *   @ youtube
- Don't Put That Thing On Me (57174-2) #   @ youtube

# rec. November 26, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g
* rec. December 10, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g



Victor V38572

= Bluebird B5110
= Sunrise S3193

91929Clifford Gibson

- Levee Camp Moan (57754-2)
- Hard-Headed Blues (57755-2)

rec. December 10, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

Victor V38577
101929Clifford Gibson

- Blues Without A Dime (57756- )
- Bad Luck Dice (57753- )

rec. December 10, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g



Victor V38590
111929Clifford Gibson

- Keep Your Windows Pinned (57757- )   @ youtube
- Society Blues (57760- )   @ youtube

rec. December 10, 1929 in New York City; Clifford Gibson, voc, g

Victor V38612
121931R. T. Hanen

- She's Got Jordan River In Her Hips (69408-2)   @ youtube
- Happy Days Blues (69409-2)

rec. June 9, 1931 in Louisville, KY; R.T. Hanen (Jaydee Short?), voc; Willie Kelly (Roosevelt Sykes?), p; Clifford Gibson, g

Victor 23288
131931Clifford Gibson

- She Rolls It Slow (69405- )
- Railroad Man Blues (69406- )

rec. June 1931 in Louisville, KY; Clifford Gibson, voc, g; prob. Roosevelt Sykes, p

Victor 23290
13a1931Willie Kelly

- Hard Luck Man Blues (69404-1) *
- No Settled Mind Blues (69401-1) #

# rec. June 9, 1931 in Louisville, KY; Willie Kelly (Roosevelt Sykes), voc, p; Henry Townsend, g

* rec. June 9, 1931 in Louisville, KY; Willie Kelly (Roosevelt Sykes), voc, p; Clifford Gibson, g



Victor 23320
  Jimmie Rodgers

- Let Me Be Your Sidetrack (69424-2)   @ Spotify

rec. June 11, 1931 in Louisville, KY; Jimmie Rodgers, voc. g.; Clifford Gibson, g

Victor unissued
  Clifford Gibson

- Sneaky Groundhog   @ youtube
- Let Me Be Your Handy Man

rec. December 18, 1951 in St. Louis, MI; Clifford Gibson, voc, g
Baul Studios unissued

Swingtime BT 2017 (1989)


45 rpm / LP / CD compilations
141960Grandpappy Gibson

- It's Best To Know Who You're Talking To (13940-1)   @ youtube
- I Don't Want No Woman (13940-2)

rec. 1960 in St. Louis, MI; Clifford Gibson, voc, g; unknown g, b, dr
7 inch 45 rpm

Bobbin 124
[Bob Lyon's label]
151960Grandpappy Gibson

- The Monkey Likes To Boogie (127-1)
- No Success Blues (127-2)

rec. 1960 in St. Louis, MI; Clifford Gibson, voc, g; unknown p, b, dr
7 inch 45 rpm



Bobbin 127
161968The Blues Of Alabama 1927-1931

Clifford Gibson
- Keep Your Windows Pinned
- Don't Put That Thing On Me
Edward Thompson
- Showers Of Rain Blues
- West Virginia Blues
Jay Bird Coleman
- Coffee Grinder Blues
Marshall Owens
- Try Me One More Time
- Texas Blues

Edward Thompson
- Seven Sister Blues
- Florida Bound
George 'Bullet' Williams
- The Escaped Convict
Ed Bell
- Mean Conductor Blues
Barefoot Bill
- Snigglin' Blues

Clifford Gibson
- Tired Of Being Mistreated - part 2
- Whiskey Moan Blues

notes by
"Humphrey Higgins"

Belzona L-1006

notes by
"Humphrey Higgins"



= Yazoo L-1006
"Alabama Blues"

Yazoo discography

171968Down South 1927-1941
Louisiana - Mississippi - Alabama - Florida

Louisiana
Richard (Rabbit) Brown
- Never Let The Same Bee Sting You Twice
Shreveport Home Wreckers
- Home Wreckin' Blues

Mississippi
Kid Cole
- Hard-Hearted Mama Blues
- Miagra Fall Blues
Robert Johnson
- Milkcow's Calf Blues
Tommy McClennan
- Deep Blue Sea Blues
Fiddlin' Joe Martin
- Fo' Clock Blues
- Going To Fishing

Wiley Barner
- If You Want A Good Woman - Get One Long And Tall
Blind Blake
- Depression's Gone From Me Blues
Barefoot Bill
- Big Rock Jail
Jaybird Coleman
- Save Your Money - Let These Women Go

Clifford Gibson
- Levee Camp Moan
- Hard-Headed Blues
Louis Washington
- Black Snake Blues

Roots RL 313

Roots discography

181969Favorite Country Blues Piano-Guitar Duets 1929-1937

Willie Harris
- West Side Blues
Charlie Spand
- Good Gal
- Back To The Woods Blues
Leroy Carr
- Sloppy Drunk Blues

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

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


# guitar accompaniment is by Oscar Carter (prob. pseudonym used by Henry Townsend)
notes by Stephen Calt,
Jerome Epstein, Nick
Perls, Michael Stewart
drawing by Rory Block



Yazoo L-1015

Yazoo discography

191969Alabama Country Blues 1924-1933

Barefoot Bill
- Barefoot Bill's Hard Luck Blues
- One More Time
Pillie Bolling with Ed Bell
- I Don't Like That
- She's Got Nice Line
Red Hot Ole Man Mose (Moses Mason)
- Shrimp Man
Daddy Stovepipe
- Sundown Blues
- Stove Pipe Blues

Clifford Gibson
- Beat You Doing It

Ed Bell
- Carry It Right Back Home
- She's A Fool Gal
Ben Curry
- Fat Mouth Blues
Sonny Scott
- Red Cross Blues
Birmingham Jug Band
- Cane Break Blues
- Kickin' Mule Blues
Blind Bogus Ben Covington
- It's A Fight Like That
- Boodle-De-Bum Blues



Roots RL 325

Roots discography

201970Travellin' This Lonesome Road
An Anthology Of The Victor/Bluebird Catalogues

Luke Jordan
- Church Bells Blues #
- Pick Poor Robin Clean #
Blind Willie McTell
- Mr. McTell's Got The Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- She Stays Out All Night Long
James Rachel
- Sweet Mama

Clifford Gibson
- Jive Me Blues
- She Rolls It Slow
Cannon's Jug Stompers
- Pretty Mama Blues

Walter Davis
- Travellin' This Lonesome Road
- Sad And Lonesome Blues
Elijah Jones
- Katy Fly
- Mean Actin' Mama
Joe Williams
- Get Your Head Trimmed Down
- Peach Orchard Mama
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Early In The Morning
- Project Highway

# previously unissued first takes
notes by Neil Slaven


click to read liner notes !
RCA International (Camden)
INT 1175
= RCA 731.046
211971Blues 1920-40

LP 1
Tommy Johnson
- Big Road Blues
- Canned Heat Blues
Ishman Bracey
- Trouble-Hearted Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Dark Night Blues
- Loving Talking Blues

Clifford Gibson
- Drayman Blues
Bukka White
- The Panama Ltd.

Jim Jackson
- I'm Wild About My Loving
Furry Lewis
- Dry Land Blues
Frank Stokes
- T'Ain't Nobody's Business
- Frank Stoke's Dream
Sleepy John Estes
- The Girl I Love, She Got Long Curly Hair
- Lawyer Clark Blues
Memphis Minnie
- Don't Want No Woman



LP 2
Memphis Jug Band
- Memphis Jug Blues
- Going Back To Memphis
- Jug Band Waltz
Gus Cannon
- Viola Lee Blues
- Going To Germany
- Walk Right In
Daddy Stovepipe
- The Spasm

Tommy McClennan
- Whiskey Head Woman
- De'se My Blues
Big Joe Williams
- Baby Please Don't Go
- Highway 49
- Peach Orchard Mama
Robert Petway
- Catfish Blues
Robert Lockwood
- Take A Little Walk With Me



LP 3
Leroy Carr
- Rocks In My Bed
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Devil's Son-In-Law
- Peetie Wheatstraw
Little Brother Montgomery
- Vicksburg Blues - part 3
Big Maceo
- Worried Life Blues
Joe Pullum
- Hard Working Man Blues

Big Bill Broonzy
- Friendless Blues
- The Southern Blues
Tampa Red
- Kingfish Blues
Robert Lee McCoy
- Tough Luck
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Good Morning Schoolgirl
- Early In The Morning
Jazz Gillum
- Key To The Highway
3 LP box

RCA Victor RA-5433/5 (Jp)








= RCA Victor RA-9051/3
(Jp 1975)

221972Clifford Gibson: Beat You Doing It

- Hard Hearted Blues
- Blues Without A Dime
- Tired Of Being Mistreated Pt 1
- lee And Snow Blues
- Brooklyn Blues
- Bad Luck Dice
- Sunshine Moan

- Levee Camp Moan
- Jive Me Blues
- Society Blues
- Old Time Rider
- Beat You Doing It
- Drayman Blues
- Stop Your Rambling
notes by Stephen Calt, Nick
Perls, Mike Stewart



Yazoo L-1027

Yazoo discography

231975Bluebird Blues

Sleepy John Estes
- Poor John Blues
- Little Laura Blues
- When The Saints Go Marching In
Son Bonds
- A Hard Pill To Swallow
Blind Willie McTell
- Searching The Desert For The Blues
- Mr. McTell Got The Blues

Big Joe Williams
- Somebody's Been Borrowing That Stuff
- Wild Cow Blues
Tommy McClennan
- Bottle It Up And Go
- Brown Skin Girl
- Bluebird Blues

Clifford Gibson
- She Rolls It Slow


Sonny Boy Williamson
- Down South
- Moonshine
- Elevator Woman
Washboard Sam & His Washboard Band
- Gonna Hit The Highway
Big Maceo
- Texas Blues
- Detroit Jump

Arthur "Big Boy"Crudup
- That's All Right
- Mean Old Frisco
- Rock Me Mama
Doctor Clayton
- Copper Colored Mama
Doctor Clayton's Buddy
- Nappy Head Woman
- Walking With The Blues
2 LP set

RCA RVC RA-9054/55 (Jp)
24197?Good Time Blues - St. Louis 1926-1932

Charley Jordan
- Two Street Blues

"J.D. Short" [R.T. Hanen] with Clifford Gibson
- She Got Jordan River In Her Hips
Sylvester Palmer
- Lonesome Man Bues
Papa Eggshell
- Far From Home
Edith North Johnson
- Honeydripper Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Don't Hang My Clothes On No Barbed Wire Line
Jelly Roll Anderon
- Good Time Blues

Lee Green
- Train Number 44
"Hi" Henry Brown
- Hospital Blues
Walter Davis
- Sunnyland Blues
- Robert Peoples
- Fat Greasy Baby
Lonnie Johnson
- Love Story Bues
- Pretty Boy Walker
- The Breaks I'm Gettin'
Cora Perkins
- Today Blues



Mamlish S-3805

Mamlish discography

251985J. D. Short 1930-33
His Early Recordings In Chronological Order (including Accompaniements and ? Pseudonyms)
Jaydee Short
- Telephone Arguin' Blues
- Lonesome Swamp Rattlesnake
'Spider' Carter
- Please Please Blues
- Dry Spell Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw & 'Neckbones'
- Tennessee Peaches Blues
- Four O' Clock In The Morning
'Spider' Carter
- Don't Leave Me Blues
Ell-Zee Floyd
- Snow Bound And Blue


R.T. Hanen
- She's Got Jordan River In Her Hips
- Happy Days Blues
Jelly Jaw Short
- Snake Doctor Blues
- Barefoot Blues
- Grand Daddy Blues
Georgia Boyd
- Never Mind Blues
Joe Stone
- It's Hard Time
- Back Door Blues
Johnson's Jazzers
[James 'Stump' Johnson]
- Don't Give My Lard Away
notes by Paul Oliver

Wolf WSE 118
261988The Blues From St. Louis (1929-1935)

Blind Teddy Darby
- Lose Your Mind
- What Am I To Do?
- I'm Gonna Wreck Your Vee Eight - Part 2
James "Stump" Johnson
- Bound To Be A Monkey
- Jones Law Blues
- Low Moanin' Blues
- Baby B. Blues
- Steady Grindin'
Leroy Henderson
- Good Grinder Blues


Clifford Gibson
- Whiskey Moan Blues
- Tired Of Being Mistreated Part 2
- Don't Put That Thing On Me
- Keep Your Windows Pinned
- She Rolls It Slow
- Railroad Man Blues
Dorothy Baker
- Steady Grinding Blues
Pretty Boy Walker
- The Break I'm Gettin'
- Hog-Love Blues

Blues Document BD-2017
26a1989Times Are So Tight

Uncle Skipper (Charley Jordan)
- Cutting My A B C's
Walter Davis
- I Love You More And More
Mary Johnson
- Western Union Blues

Clifford Gibson
- Sneaky Groundhog
Mary Harris
- No Christmas Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Third Street's Going Down
Booker T. Washington
- If I Get Lucky
Verdi Lee & Charley Jordan
- Get It If You Can


Clifford Gibson
- Let Me Be Your Handy Man
Booker T. Washington
- Wrapped Up In Bad Luck
Dolly Martin
- All Men Blues
Silvester Palmer
- Mean Blues
Charlie McFadden
- Times Are So Tight
Verdi Lee & Charley Jordan
- Signifying At You
Frank Pluitt
- Found A Note On My Door
Pinetop (Sparks)
- Got The Blues About My Baby


notes by M. Cunningham





Swingtime/Bluetime BT 2017
("Dk" 1989)
271993
J.D. Short & Henry Brown: St. Louis Blues (1929-1933)

Jaydee Short
- Telephone Arguin' Blues
- Lonesome Swamp Rattlesnake
'Spider' Carter
- Please Please Blues
- Dry Spell Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw & 'Neckbones'
- Tennessee Peaches Blues
- Four O' Clock In The Morning
'Spider' Carter
- Don't Leave Me Blues
Ell-Zee Floyd
- Snow Bound And Blue

R.T. Hanen
- She's Got Jordan River In Her Hips
- Happy Days Blues
Jelly Jaw Short
- Snake Doctor Blues
- Barefoot Blues
- Grand Daddy Blues
Georgia Boyd
- Never Mind Blues
Joe Stone
- It's Hard Time
- Back Door Blues
Johnson's Jazzers
[James 'Stump' Johnson]
- Don't Give My Lard Away
Henry Brown
- Stomp 'Em Down To The Bricks
- Henry Brown Blues
- Eastern Chimes Blues
- Deep Morgan Blues
- All Men Blues
- Beef Man Blues

Wolf CD 115
28199?Rural Blues Vol. 2 (1951-1962)

Sam 'Suitcase' Johnson
- Sam's Comin' Home
- Sam's Boogie
Bobo Thomas
- Catfish Blues (i Wish I Was A Catfish)

Clifford Gibson (1951)
- Sneaky Groundhog
- Let Me Be Your Handy Man
Juke Boy Bonner
- Rock With Me Baby
- Well Baby
Joel Hopkins
- Good Times Here, Better Down The Road
- Thunder In Germany
- I Ain't Gonna Roll For The Big Hat Man No More
- Accused Me Of Forgin' Can't Even Write My Name
- Matchbox Blues
Jewell Long (1960)
- Frankie And Albert
- My Pony Run Blues
- Sealy Rag
- Muddy Shoes Blues

Clifford Gibson (1960)
- It's Best To Know Who You're Talking To
- I Don't Want No Woman
- The Monkey Likes To Boogie
- No Success Blues
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
- Angel Child (take 2)

Document DOCD-5619
291998Alabama Blues (1927 - 1930)

George "Bullet" Williams
- Touch Me Light Mama
- Frisco Leaving Birmingham
- Frisco Leaving Birmingham
- The Escaped Convict
- Middlin' Blues
Ollis Martin
- Police And High Sheriff Come Riding Down
Frank Palmes
- Ain't Gonna Lay My 'Ligion Down
- Troubled 'Bout My Soul
Bertha Ross
- My Jelly Blues
Jaybird Coleman
- Mill Log Blues
- Ah'm Sick And Tired Of Tellin' You (To Wiggle That Thing)
- My Trouble Blues
- Trunk Busted - Suitcase Full of Holes
- I'm Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan - Some O These Days
- No More Good Water (Cause The Pond Is Dry)
- Mistreatin' Mama
- Save Your Money - Let These Women Go
- Coffee Grinder Blues
- Man Trouble Blues

Clifford Gibson
- Keep Your Windows Pinned
- Don't Put That Thing On Me
- Tired Of Being Mistreated Part 2
- Whiskey Moan Blues

Wolf WSE 113
301998My Rough And Rowdy Ways
Early American Rural Music, Badman Ballads and Hellraising Songs
Classic Recordings of the 1920 and 30s - Vol. I

- Tell It To Me - Grant Brothers
- Little Sadie - Clarence Ashley

- Bad Luck Dice - Clifford Gibson
- Way Up On Clinch Mountain - Jilson Setters
- Frankie - Dykes Magic City Trio
- Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Got The Jake Leg Too - Ray Brothers
- Country Blues - Dock Boggs
- Kentucky Blues - 'Little Hat' Jones
- Prisoner's Dream - Allen Brothers
- John Hardy - Sweet Brothers/Ernest Stoneman
- Better Leave That Stuff Alone - Will Shade
- Way Down The Old Plank Road - Uncle Dave Macon/Sam McGee
- The Fate Of Talmedge Osborn - Ernest Stoneman/Kahle Brewer
- Viola Lee Blues - Cannon's Jug Stompers
- Rock House Gamblers - Cleve Chaffin/The McClung Brothers
- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- All Bound Down - Haywood County Ramblers
- Low Down Rounder Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Stack-O-Lee - Fruit Jar Guzzlers
- My Crime Blues - Barefoot Bill
- Jesse James - Ken Maynard
- Chain Gang Special - Watts & Wilson





Yazoo CD 2039
311998Clifford Gibson: Tired Of Being Mistreated

- Beat You Doing It
- Whiskey Moan Blues
- Tired Of Being Mistreated, Pt. 1
- Tired Of Being Mistreated, Pt. 2
- Stop Your Rambling
- Sunshine Moan
- Ice And Snow Blues
- Don't Put That Thing On Me
- Drayman Blues
- Old Time Rider
- Bad Luck Dice
- Levee Camp Moan
- Hard Headed Blues
- Blues Without A Dime
- Keep Your Windows Pinned
- Jive Me Blues
- Brooklyn Blues (45th Street Blues)
- Society Blues
- She Rolls It Slow
- Railroad Man Blues
- She's Got Jordan River In Her Hips
- Happy Days Blues
- Let Me Be Your Sidetrack
- I'm Tired Of Being Mistreated


P-Vine PCD-5733
322005Clifford Gibson: Complete Recorded Works 1929-1931

- Beat You Doing It (482-A)
- Whiskey Moan Blues (483-A)
- Tired Of Being Mistreated - part 1 (484-A)
- Tired Of Being Mistreated - part 2 (485-A)
- Stop Your Rambling (486-A)
- Sunshine Moan (487-A)
- Ice And Snow Blues (57173-2)
- Don't Put That Thing On Me (57174-2)
- Drayman Blues (57175-2)
- Old Time Rider (57176-2)
- Bad Luck Dice (57753- )
- Levee Camp Moan (57754-2)
- Hard-Headed Blues (57755-2)
- Blues Without A Dime (57756- )
- Keep Your Windows Pinned (57757- )
- Jive Me Blues (57758-1)
- Brooklyn Blues (45th Street Blues) (57759-1)
- Society Blues (57760- )
- She Rolls It Slow (69405- )
- Railroad Man Blues (69406- )
R.T. Hanen [J.D. Short?] & Clifford Gibson
- She's Got Jordan River In Her Hips
- Happy Days Blues
Jimmie Rodgers & Clifford Gibson
- Let Me Be Your Sidetrack (tk. 2)
notes by Mike Rowe

Blues Documents BDCD 6015
332007'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
- 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 - Skoole-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
- 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
342012Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920s Volume 10
2013 Calendar with free CD

CD and Calendar contents:
- Dark Was The Night - Cold Was The Ground - Blind Willie Johnson
- Diddy Wah Diddy - Blind Blake
- What's The Matter With The Mill - Memphis Minnie
- Sow Good Seeds - Lil' McClintock
- Peach Orchard Mama - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake
- Snatch It Back Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins
- Pig Meat Blues - Ardell Bragg
- Alabama Scratch - Parts 1 & 2 - Harum Scarum
- Frankie And Albert - Charley Patton

- Ice And Snow Blues - Clifford Gibson
- The Devil And God Meet At Church - Rev. Emmet Dickenson

Supplementary CD tracks:
- I Believe I'll Go Back Home - Blind Willie Davis
- Trust In God And Do The Right - Blind Willie Davis
- Titanic Blues - Hi Henry Brown
- Preacher Blues - Hi Henry Brown
- Fancy Tricks - Laura Rucker with Blind Blake
- Ocean Blues - Freddie Spruell with Washboard Sam
- Y.M.V. Blues - Freddie Spruell with Washboard Sam
- Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone - tk 1 [unreleased] - Charley Patton
- Some Of These Days I'll be Gone - tk 2 [released] - Charley Patton



Blues Images Vol. 10 (2012)

Blues Images



Will be completed and expanded with further details !!!

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

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Görgen Antonsson discographies
- Robert M.W. Dixon & John Godrich: Blues & Gospel Records 1902 - 1943, 3rd ed. 1982, pp.  262, 629
- Bob Eagle & Eric S. LeBlanc: Blues - A Regional Experience.- Santa Barbara (Praeger Publishers) 2013, p. 137
- Leadbitter, Mike & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 to 1970 - A selective discography, Vol. one, A to K.- p. 459
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- p. 192
- Victor Pearlin: Bobbin Records.- Blues Unlimited 119 (1976), p. 16
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Robert Crumb's 'Heroes Of The Blues' - A set of 36 cards # 3 (Yazoo Records. Inc.)

thanks to Paul Vernon for additional info

 

Stefan Wirz


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