L I L   G R E E N; from front cover of RCA LPV-574
source: front cover of RCA LPV-574
Lil Green with Milt Larkin in front of their touring bus circa 1943; source: back cover of Rosetta RR 1310; click to enlarge !
Lil Green with Milt Larkin in front of their touring bus circa 1943
The 15 additional men are the members of the orchestra

source: back cover of Rosetta RR 1310

Lil Green
Lillian Green
b. December 22, 1901 in Port Gibson, Mississippi

d. April 14, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois
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.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

Lil Green 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11940Lil Green

- Cherry Tree Blues (044973- )
- Just Rockin' (044975-1)

rec. May 9, 1940 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8464
21940Lil Green

- Romance In The Dark (044974-1)
- What Have I Done? (044976-1)

rec. May 9, 1940 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb

Bluebird B8524
31941Lil Green

- Give Your Mama One Smile (059150-1)
- My Mellow Man (059151-1)

rec. January 21, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8640
41941Lil Green

- Knockin' Myself Out (059152-1)
- I Won't Sell My Love (059153-1) #

rec. January 21, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb; # group voc

Bluebird B8659
51941Lil Green

- Why Don't You Do Right? (064130-1)
- Love Me (064131-1)

rec. April 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb





Bluebird B8714
61941Lil Green

- What's The Matter With Love? (064133-1)
- Country Boy Blues (064134-1)

rec. April 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8754
71941Lil Green

- I'm Going To Copyright Your Kisses (064132- )
- How Can I Go On (064135-1)

rec. April 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8790
81941Lil Green

- Because I Love My Daddy So (064730- )
- You're Just Full Of Jive (064732- )

rec. July 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8826
91941Lil Green

- If I Didn't Love You (064728-1)
- Hello Babe (064727- )

rec. July 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb

Bluebird B8865
101941Lil Green

- I'm Going To Start A Racket (064731- )
- Let's Be Friends (064729- )

rec. July 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8895
111942Lil Green

- Keep Your Hand On Your Heart (070799-1)
- Don't Know What I Will Do (070797-1A)

rec. January 21, 1942 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8949
121942Lil Green

- If I'm A Fool (070802-1)
- I Have A Place To Go (070800- )

rec. January 21, 1942 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B8985
131942Lil Green

- I'm Wasting My Time On You (070803-1)
- You Got Me To The Place (070798-1A)

rec. January 21, 1942 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B9010
141942Lil Green

- 99 Blues (070796-1)
- If You Want To Share Your Love (070801-1A)

rec. January 21, 1942 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb



Bluebird B9030
15194?

Doctor Clayton
- Watch Out, Mama

Lil Green
- What Have I Done? (044976-1)

Eddie Condon's Jazz Band with Hot Lips Page
- Uncle Sam Blues
12 inch 78 rpm

Victory Disc VDisc 191
161945Lil Green

- No, Baby, Nobody But You (D5AB325)
- Boy Friend (D5AB326)

rec. April 17, 1945 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Sam Casimir, g; Robert Montgomery, b



Bluebird 34-0728
171945Lil Green

- Mr. Jackson From Jacksonville (D5AB328)
- Now What Do You Think (D5AB327)

rec. April 17, 1945 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Sam Casimir, g; Robert Montgomery, b

Bluebird 34-0733
181946Lil Green and her Orchestra

- Blowtop Blues (D6VB2522-1)
- It's Bad With My Man And Me (D6VB2521)

rec. July 23, 1946 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Julius 'Billy' Brooks, Howard Callender, Alonzo Fox, Frederick Nelly, Ben Stout, tp; Stanford Frier, Henry Stratham, James Whitney, tb; Richard Fox, Richard Overton, as; Howard Robertson, Elmer Williams, ts; Vincent McCleary, ts; Jimmy Nelson, p; Walter Johnson, b; Morey Field, Albert Saunders, dr



RCA Victor 20-1957
191946Lil Green and her Orchestra

- Last Go Round Blues (D6VB2559)
- That Old Feeling (D6VB2558)

rec. July 31,1946 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Richard Fox, Richard Overton, as; Elmer Williams, ts; Jimmy Nelson, p; Walter Johnson, b; Albert Saunders, dr



RCA Victor 20-2102
201946Lil Green

- Romance In The Dark (044974-1) #
- My Mellow Man (059151-1) *

# rec. May 9, 1940 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb
* rec. January 21, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb

RCA Victor 20-2161
211946Lil Green and her Orchestra

- How Come You Do Me Like You Do (D6VB2557)
- No Good Man (D6VB2560)

rec. July 31,1946 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Richard Fox, Richard Overton, as; Elmer Williams, ts; Jimmy Nelson, p; Walter Johnson, b; Albert Saunders, dr

RCA Victor 20-2214
221947Lil Green

- You've Been A Good Old Wagon (D7BV271) #
- Take Me Back To Little Rock (D7BV800) *

# rec. April 18, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Chester Grimes, Lem Johnson, saxes; Luther Henderson, , p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr
* May 8, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Lem Johnson, Budd Johnson, saxes; Roy Parker, p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr

RCA Victor 20-2417
231947Lil Green

- I Want A Good Man Bad (D7BV270) #
- Outside Of That (D7BV803) *

# rec. April 18, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Chester Grimes, Lem Johnson, saxes; Luther Henderson, , p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr
* May 8, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Lem Johnson, Budd Johnson, saxes; Roy Parker, p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr



RCA Victor 20-2589
241947Lil Green and her Orchestra

- Aggravatin' Papa (D7BV801) *
- Lonely Woman (D7BV273) #

# rec. April 18, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Chester Grimes, Lem Johnson, saxes; Luther Henderson, , p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr
* May 8, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Lem Johnson, Budd Johnson, saxes; Roy Parker, p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr

RCA Victor 20-2809
251947Lil Green and her Orchestra

- I Gotta Have It (D7VB2317)
- Them There Eyes (D7VB2320)

rec. December 2, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Dave Young, ts; Simeon Henry, p; Hurley Ramey, g; Bill Settles, b; Curtis Walker, dr



RCA Victor 20-2999
261947Lil Green

- Daddy Daddy Blues (D7VB802) #
- Rock Me Baby (D7VB2319) *

# May 8, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Lem Johnson, Budd Johnson, saxes; Roy Parker, p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr
* rec. December 2, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Dave Young, ts; Simeon Henry, p; Hurley Ramey, g; Bill Settles, b; Curtis Walker, dr

RCA Victor 20-3153
271947Lil Green

- Knockin' Myself Out (059152-1) #
- Why Don't You Do Right? (064130-1) *

# rec. January 21, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb
* rec. April 23, 1941 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g, Ransom Knowling, sb

RCA Victor 20-3283
281947Lil Green and her Orchestra

- Walkin' And Talkin' (And Cryin' My Blues Away) (D7VB2318) *
- I Want A Man (D7BV272) #

# rec. April 18, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Howard Callender, tp; Steve Madrick,, Russel Banzer, Chester Grimes, Lem Johnson, saxes; Luther Henderson, p; Danny Perri, g; Al Hall, b; Denzil Best, dr
* rec. December 2, 1947 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; Dave Young, ts; Simeon Henry, p; Hurley Ramey, g; Bill Settles, b; Curtis Walker, dr

RCA Victor 22-0008
291949Lil Green and Her Band

- Running Around In Circles (RR000-3)
- My Be Bop Daddy (RR001-2)

rec. November 14, 1949 in Chicago, Ill.; Lil Green, voc; ts, p, g, b, dr

Aladdin 3042
301951Lil Green with Howard Biggs Orchestra

- Every Time (A633)
- I've Got That Feeling (A636)

rec. September 19, 1951 in New York; Lil Green, voc; saxes, p, g, b, dr

Atlantic 951
  

- Tonight's The Night (A634) #
- Please Be Mine (A635)
- I Feel So Good (A637)

rec. September 19, 1951 in New York; Lil Green, voc; saxes, p, g, b, dr (Howard Biggs Orchestra)
Atlantic unissued

# Atlantic 81696 (1986) [???]

311956Lil Green

- Romance In The Dark (DOVB-0141)
- Why Don't You Do Right


Groove G-5004
[RCA subsidiary]

45 rpm / LP / CD compilations
321960Singin' The Blues

Leadbelly
- Good Morning Blues
Lizzie Miles
- Yellow Dog Gal Blues
Hot Lips Page Trio, Hot Lips Page, voc
- Just Another Woman

Lil Green
- Why Don't You Do Right
Fats Waller and his Rhythm, Fats Waller, voc
- Bessie, Bessie, Bessie
Wingy Manone and his Orchestra, Wingy Manone, voc
- How Long Blues

Louis Armstrong and his All Stars with Jack Teagarden, voc
- Fifty-Fifty Blues
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers with Billy Valentine, voc
- How Blue Can You Get
Earl Hines and his Orchstra with Billy Eckstine, voc
- Jelly, Jelly
Count Basie and his Orchstra with Jimmy Rushing, voc
- Walking Slow Behind You
Charlie Ventura and his Orchestra with Lucy Reed, voc
- You've Got A Date With The Blues
Sextet of the Rhythm Club of London with Hazel Scott, voc
- Mighty Like The Blues
notes by Leonard Feathers


click to read notes !
Camden CAL 588 (US)

= Camden CDN-147
(UK 1960)

331963Original Rhythm & Blues Hits By Rhythm & Blues Stars

Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
- So Glad You're Mine
The Four Clefs
- Dig These Blues
Big Maceo
- Chicago Breakdown
Jazz Gillum
- Key To The Highway
Arbee Stidham
- My Heart Belongs To You

Sonny Boy Williamson
- Elevator Woman
Mickey & Sylvia
- Love Is Strange

Lil Green
- Why Don't You Do Right?
Tampa Red
- Early In The Morning
Washboard Sam
- Gonna Hit The Highway



Camden CAL 740
33a1964Lil Green

- Romance In The Dark (RPKM-7061)
- Why Don't You Do Right (RPKM-7062)

7 inch 45 rpm



RCA Victor 47-8449
341971Lil Green: Romance In The Dark
1940-1946

- Romance In The Dark
- Just Rockin'
- What Have I Done
- Give Your Mama One Smile
- My Mellow Man
- Knockin' Myself Out
- What's The Matter With Love
- Love Me

- Why Don't You Do Right
- How Can I Go On
- Country Boy Blues
- If I Didn't Love You
- I'm Wasting My Time On You
- If I'm A Fool
- Now What Do You Think
- Blowtop Blues

prod. by Don Schlitten
notes by Leonard Feathers







RCA LPV-574
35197?Lil Green / Big Maceo

Lil Green
- Romance In The Dark
Big Maceo
- Worried Life Blues



RCA Victor 447-0914
361972?Great Blues of the 30's & 40's

Lil Green
- My Mellow Man
Thomas "Fats" Waller
- Sugar Blues
Mildred Bailey
- Downhearted Blues
Oran "Hot Lips" Page
- My Fightin' Gal
Billie Holiday
- Billie's Blues
Jimmy Rushing
- Don't You Miss Your Baby?

Dinah Washington
- Evil Gal Blues
"Pappa" Snow White
- Blood On The Moon
Wini Beatty
- That Ain't Right, Baby
Pleasant Joe
- Levee Blues
Julia Lee
- I Was Wrong
Wynonie "Blues" Harris
- Baby, Look At You

Tulip TLP 103
371976Pipe, Spoon, Pot And Jug

- Kickin' The Gong Around - Cab Calloway and his Orchestra
- Pipe Dream Blues - Hazel Meyers
- Junker's Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Reefer Man - Cab Calloway and his Orchestra
- Dopey Joe - Slim Gaillard and Slam Stewart
- You'se A Viper - Stuff Smith And His Onyx Club Boys
- Plastic Jesus - Mantanooska Thunderbuck


- Knockin' Myself Out - Lil Green
- Dope Head Blues - Victoria Spivey
- Cocaine Habit Blues - Memphis Jug Band
- Take A Whiff On Me - Huddie Leadbetter
- Selling That Stuff - Mckinney's Cotton Pickers
- Harlem Gin Blues - Sam Price And His Texas Blusicians
- Don't You Make Me High - Blue Lu Barker and Danny Barker's Fly Cats

Stash ST 102

Stash discography

381977The Blues

LP 1 "Country And City Blues"
Sleepy John Estes
- Working Man Blues
Will Weldon
- I's Just A Bad Luck Man
Big Bill Broonzy
- Friendless Blues
Big Joe Williams
- Vitamin A
Tommy McClennan
- Mozelle Blues
Johnny Temple
- Big Woman Blues
Lonnie Johnson
- When You Feel Low-Down
Arthur Crudup
- If I Get Lucky

T-Bone Walker
Tampa Red
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Devil's Son-In-Law
Robert Lockwood
- Black Spider Blues

Lil Green
- What Have I Done?
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Jivin' The Blues
Washboard Sam
- She's Making A Fool Out Of Me
William "Jazz" Gillum

LP 2 "Blues Pianists, Boogie-Woogie and Blues-Shouters"
Big Maceo
Roosevelt Sykes
Walter Davis
Leroy Carr
- Rocks In My Bed
Memphis Slim
- Caught The Old Coon At Last
Joshua Altheimer
Eddie Boyd
Jimmy Yancey
- Slow And Easy Blues
Pete Johnson & Albert Ammons
- Cuttin' The Boogie
Jimmy Rushing
Big Joe Turner
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
Jimmy Witherspoon
Hot Lips Page
Victoria Spivey
- Moaning The Blues


LP 3 "When The Jazzmen Play The Blues"
Louis Armstrong
Jelly Roll Morton
Sidney Bechet
Mezzrow Ladnier Quintet
Duke Ellington
Count Basie
Erskin Hawkins
Harlan Leonard
Johnny Hodges
Rex Stewart
Cootie Williams
Fats Waller
Wild Bill Davis
Lionel Hampton


prod. by Jean-Paul Guitier
boxed set of 3 LPs
notes by Michael Walter
(transl. by Don Waterhouse)

RCA PM 42039 (Fr)
391980Mean Mothers
Independant Women's Blues Volume 1

Martha Copeland
- Good Time Mama (1927)
Bessie Brown
- Ain't Much Good In The Best Of Men Nowdays (1926)
Maggie Jones
- You Ain't Gonna Feed In My Pasture Now (1926)
Susie Edwards
- Oh Yeah (1927)
Bernice Edwards
- Long Tall Mama (1928)
Gladys Bently
- How Much Can I Stand? (1928)
Mary Dixon
- You Can't Sleep In My Bed (1929)
Bertha Idaho
- Move It On Over Here (1929)

Rosa Henderson
- Can't Be Bothered With No Sheik (1931)
Harlem Hannah
- Keep Your Nose Out Of Mama's Business (1933)
Lil Armstrong
- Or Leave Me Alone (1936)
Blue Lou Barker
- I Don't Dig You Jack (1939)
Rosetta Howard
- Come Easy,Go Easy( 1939)
Ida Cox
- One Hour Mama (1939)

Lil Green
- Why Don't You Do Right? (1941)
Billie Holiday
- Baby Get Lost (1949)
notes by Rosetta Reitz







Rosetta RR 1300

= Rosetta CD 1300 (1991)

Rosetta discography

401981A Very Special Stash
The Best Of Reefer Songs

Claude Jones & Dan Redmond
- Reefer Man
Bea Foote
- Weed
Barney Bigard Sextet with Joe Thomas
- Sweet Marijuana Brown
The Harlem Hamfats
- Weed Smoker's Dream
Fats Waller
- Reefer Song
Buck Washington
- Save The Roach For Me
Lil Green
- Knockin' Myself Out

Harlan Lattimore Orchestra
- Reefer Man [?]
Buster Bailey's Orchestra
- Light Up [?]
Sidney Bechet
- Viper Mad
Julia Lee
- Lotus Blossom [?]
Benny Goodman
- [?]
Champion Jack Dupree
- Junker's Blues
[?]

taken from seven Stash albums

Stash ST 120

Stash discography

411983Easin' In
Women Sing The Blues 1924-1941

Bessie Jackson
- Tired As I Can Be
- Reckless Woman Blues
Bobbie Cadillac
- Easin' In
Mae Glover
- Good Hearted Woman
Hattie Bolton
- Move That Thing
Memphis Minnie
- You Can't Rule Me
Mary Harris
- No Christmas Blues
Clara Smith
- Don't Advertise Your Man

Willie Mae McKenzie
- Get Business On Your Mind
Bessie Jackson
- Drinking Blues
Elizabeth Washington
- My Low Down Brown

Lil Green
- I Won't Sell My Love
Ruth Willis
- I'm Still Sloppy Drunk
Wiley And Wiley
- Irenes Bakershop Blues
Bessie Jackson
- That's What My Baby Likes
Coot Grant
- Deceiving Man Blues
notes by Frank Scott
and Nancy Noennig



Muskadine M 105

Muskadine discography

421985Lil Green Chicago 1940-1947
Foremothers Volume 5

- Hello Babe
- If You Want To Share Your Love
- I Won't Sell My Love
- Romance In The Dark
- How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
- Now What Do You Think?
- What's The Matter With Love
- Why Don't You Do Right?

- You're Just Full Of Jive
- I Want A Good Man Bad
- Give Your Mama One Smile
- Let's Be Friends
- My Mellow Man
- I Have A Place To Go
- Outside Of That
- That Old Feeling
notes by Rosetta Reitz







Rosetta RR 1310

Rosetta discography

431985Going 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
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



Travelin' Man TM-809


Travelin' Man discography

441986Atlantic Blues: Vocalists

- You Got To Know How - Sippie Wallace #
- Suitcase Blues - Sippie Wallace
- Trouble In Mind - Jimmy Witherspoon
- In The Evening - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Gimme A Pigfoot (And A Bottle Of Beer) - Lavern Baker
- Make Me A Pallet On The Floor - Mama Yancey #
- How Long Blues - Mama Yancey

- St. Louis Blues - Big Joe Turner #
- Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop - Big Joe Turner

- I've Got That Feelin' - Lil Green
- Every Time - Lil Green
- Destination Love - Wynonie Harris
- Tell A Whale Of A Tale - Wynonie Harris
- Rain Is A Bringdown - Ruth Brown
- R.B. Blues - Ruth Brown #


- I Don't Want To Be President - Percy Mayfield #
- Nothing Stays The Same Forever - Percy Mayfield
- River's Invitation - Percy Mayfield
- Just Like A Fish - Esther Phillips
- Pouring Water On A Drowning Man - Otis Clay
- Did You Ever Love A Woman - Rufus Thomas
- Baby Girl, pts. 1 & 2 - Titus Turner

- Ain't That Loving You - Bobby 'Blue' Bland
- It's My Own Tears That's Being Wasted - Johnny Copeland
- Cheatin' Woman - Eldridge Holmes
- I Had A Dream - Johnny Taylor
- Takin' Another Man's Place - Aretha Franklin
- It's A Hang Up Baby - Z.Z. Hill
- Home Ain't Home At Suppertime - Z.Z. Hill #

# not on CD
2 LP set

Atlantic 7-81696-1


also part of 8 LP set (1986)
"Atlantic Blues"


(=) Atlantic CD 81696-2 (1990)

451986Viper Mad Blues
16 Songs of Dope and Depravity

- Kickin' The Gong Around - Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra
- Dope Head Blues - Victoria Spivey
- Cocaine Habit Blues - The Memphis Jug Band
- Pipe Dream Blues - Hazel Meyers
- Smoking Reefers - Larry Adler
- Take A Whiff On Me - Leadbelly
- Killin' Jive - The Cats & The Fiddle
- You'se A Viper - Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Boys

- The Stuff Is Here And It's Mellow - Cleo Brown
- Reefer Man - Baron Lee & The Blue Rhythm Band
- The Onyx Hop - Frankie Newton & His Uptown Serenaders

- Knockin' Myself Out - Lil Green
- Junker's Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Reefer Hound Blues - Curtis Jones
- The Reefer Song - Fats Waller
- I'm Feeling High And Happy - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra


CD bonus tracks:
- When I Get Low, I Get High - Chick Webb & His Orchestra
- Ol' Man River (Smoke A Little Tea) - Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutter
- Blue Reefer Blues - Richard M. Jones & His Jazz Wizards
- Cocaine - Dick Justice
- Reefer Head Woman - Jazz Gillum & His Jazz Boys
- Willie The Weeper - Frankie 'Halfpint' Jaxon
- Cocaine Blues - Luke Jordan
- Blue Drag - Freddy Taylor & His Swing Men From Harlem
- A Viper's Moan - Willie Bryant & His Orchestra



Jass 4

Stash/Jass discography


= Jass CD 4
"25 songs ..."


= Mojo MOJ 306 (1996)

461987The RCA Victor Blues & Rhythm Revue

- Romance In The Dark - Lil Green
- Why Don't You Do Right? - Lil Green
- After Hours - Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra
- Stormy Monday Blues - Earl Hines & His Orchestra (v – Billy Eckstine)
- Jelly, Jelly - Earl Hines & His Orchestra (v- Billy Eckstine)
- I Sold My Heart To The Junkman - Etta Jones
- Hot Rod - Illinois Jacquet

- Dry Bones - The Delta Rhythm Boys
- Take The "A" Train - The Delta Rhythm Boys
- Rock With It - Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
- Two Guitar Boogie - Rene Hall
- Rooming House Boogie - Cab Calloway & His Cab Jivers
- Moanin' The Blues - Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra (v- Annisteen Allen)
- Hey, Pretty Baby - Count Basie & His Orchestra (v – Jimmy Rushing)


- Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? - Count Basie & His Orchestra
. D'Natural Blues - Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
- Cole Slaw - Jesse Stone & His Orchestra
- Butcher Boy - Mr Sad Head
- Reliefin' Blues - Blow-Top Lynn & His House Rockers
- Get Rich Quick - Little Richard
- Squeeze Me - Milt Trenier & His Solid Six

- Thinkin' 'Bout My Mother - Little Richard
- Rockin' Daddy-O - The Heartbreakers
- All Night Baby - The Robins
- Bam Balam - The Du Droppers
- Boot 'Em Up - The Du Droppers
- Open Up - King Curtis
- Shout (Parts 1 and 2) - The Isley Brothers


compiled by Gregg Geller
2 LP set

RCA 6279 (US)




= RCA PL 86279(2) (G)

471988Female Blues 1940-1942

Lil Green
- Cherry Tree Blues
- I'm Going To Copyright Your Kisses
- Because I Love My Daddy So
- I'm Going To Start A Racket
- 99 Blues
- Don't Know What I Will Do
- You Got Me To The Place
- Keep Your Hand On Your Heart

Streamline Mae
- Streamline Blues (21.1.1941)
- School Boy Blues (21.1.1941)
- Romance In The Dark (21.1.1941)
- Blues Blues (21.1.1941)
Clara Morris
- Cry On,Daddy (27.3.1941)
- I Stagger In My Sleep (27.3.1941)
- I'm Blue Daddy (27.3.1941)
- Poker Playing Daddy (27.3.1941)



Document DLP 548

Document discography

481990Lil Green

- Romance In The Dark
- Let's Be Friends
7 inch 45 rpm

Collectables 4585
491991Atlantic Blues Box

disc 1: Guitar (81694-2)
- Broke Down Engine - Blind Willie McTell
- Shake 'Em On Down - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- My Baby Don't Love Me - John Lee Hooker
- Tall Pretty Woman - Stick McGhee
- The Blues Rock - Texas Johnny Brown
- There Goes The Blues - Texas Johnny Brown
- Bongo Boogie - Texas Johnny Brown
- Two Bones And A Pick - T-Bone Walker
- Let Me Know - Chuck Norris
- Down Through The Years - Guitar Slim
- Okie Dokie Stomp - Cornell Dupree
- TV Mama - Big Joe Turner
- Reconsider Baby - Al King
- Midnight Midnight - Mickey Baker
- I Smell Trouble - Ike & Tina Turner
- Why I Sing The Blues - B.B. King
- Crosscut Saw - Albert King
- Born Under A Bad Sign - Albert King
- Shake For Me - John Hammond Jr.
- Flood Down In Texas - Stevie Ray Vaughan


disc 2: Piano (81695-2)
- Yancey Special - Jimmy Yancey
- Talkin' Boogie - Little Brother Montgomery
- Mournful Blues - Jimmy Yancey
- Salute to Pinetop - Jimmy Yancey
- Shave 'Em Dry - Jimmy Yancey
- Frankie & Johnny - Jack Dupree
- T.B. Blues - Jack Dupree
- Strollin' - Jack Dupree
- Tipitina - Professor Longhair
- Blue Sender - Vann 'Piano Man' Walls
- After Midnight - Vann 'Piano Man' Walls
- Roll 'Em Pete - Joe Turner
- Fore Day Rider - Jay McShann
- My Chile - Jay McShann
- Cow Cow Blues - Meade Lux Lewis
- Albert's Blues - Meade Lux Lewis
- Honky Tonk Train Blues - Meade Lux Lewis
- Low Society - Ray Charles
- Hey Bartender - Floyd Dixon
- Floyd's Blues - Floyd Dixon
- After Hours Blues - Texas Johnny Brown
- Junco Partner - Doctor John
- I Don't Know - Willie Mabon


disc 3: Vocalists (81696-2)
- Suitcase Blues - Sippie Wallace
- Trouble In Mind - Jimmy Witherspoon
- In The Evenin' - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Gimme A Pigfoot - LaVern Baker
- How Long Blues - Mama Yancey
- Oke-She-Make-Me-Pop - Joe Turner

- I've Got That Feelin' - Lil Green
- Every Time - Lil Green
- Destination Love - Wynonie Harris
- Tell A Whale Of A Tale - Wynonie Harris
- Rain Is A Bringdown - Ruth Brown
- Nothing Stays The Same Forever - Percy Mayfield
- River's Invitation - Ted Taylor
- Just Like A Fish - Esther Phillips
- Pouring Water On A Drowning Man - Otis Clay
- Did You Ever Love A Woman - Rufus Thomas
- Baby Girl Parts 1 & 2 - Titus Turner
- Ain't That Lovin' You - Bobby Bland
- It's My Own Tears That's Bein' Wasted - Johnny Copeland
- Cheatin' Woman - Eldridge Holmes
- I Had A Dream - Johnny Taylor
- Takin' Another Man's Place - Aretha Franklin
- It's A Hang-Up Baby - Z.Z. Hill


disc 4: Chicago (81697-2)
- Chicago Blues - Johnny Jones
- Poor Man's Plea - Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
- My Baby She Left Me - Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
- T-Bone Shuffle - Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
- I Wonder Why - Freddie King
- Play It Cool - Freddie King
- Wake Up This Morning - Freddie King
- Gambler's Blues - Otis Rush
- Feel So Bad - Otis Rush
- Reap What You Sow - Otis Rush
- Highway 49 - Howlin' Wolf
- Honey Bee - Muddy Waters
- Wang Dang Doodle - Koko Taylor
- Dust My Broom - Johnny Shines
- Please Send Me Someone To Love - Luther Allison
- Walkin' The Dog - Luther Johnson
- I Feel So Good - J.B. Hutto


compiled by Bob Porter
LP-sized 4 CD box set

Atlantic CD 82309
48a1993Reefer Songs
23 Original Jazz & Blues Vocals

- Reefer Man - By Harlen Lattimore and his Connie’s Inn Orchestra
- The Man From Harlem - Cab Calloway Orchestra
- Here Comes The Man With The Jive - Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys
- If You’re A Viper - Bob Howard and his Boys
- Texas Tea Party - Benny Goodman and his Orchestra
- Light Up - Buster Bailey’s Rhythm Busters
- Jack, I’m Mellow - Trixie Smith
- Sweet Marijuana Brown - Barney Bigard Sextet

- Viper Mad - Sidney Bechet With Noble Sister’s Swingers
- Weed Smokers Dream - The Harlem Hamfats
- The “G” Man Got The “T” Man - Cp Johnson And Band
- All The Jive Is Gone - A. Kirk And His 12 Clouds Of Joy
- The Stuff Is Here - Georgia White
- Wackey Dust - Chick Webb And His Orchestra
- Who Put The Bensedrine In Mrs. Murphy’s Ovaltine - Harry Gibson
- Jerry The Junker - Clarence Williams And His Orchestra


CD bonus tracks:
- Reefer Song - Fats Waller
- Lotus Blossom - Julia Lee & Her Boyfriends
- Willie The Chimney Sweeper - Ernest Rodgers
- Weed - Bea Foote
- Save The Roach For Me - Buck Washington

- Knockin' Myself Out - Lillian 'Lil' Green
- Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway and his Cotton Club

Stash ST 100 (1976)
"Reefer Songs
16 Original Jazz Classics"


(=) Jass CD 7

Stash discography

501995Lil Green: Why Don't You Do Right? 1940-1942

- Romance In The Dark
- Just Rockin'
- Cherry Tree Blues
- What Have I Done?
- Give Your Mama One Smile
- My Mellow Man
- Knockin' Myself Out
- I Won't Sell My Love
- Why Don't You Do Right?
- What's The Matter With Love?
- Love Me
- Country Boy Blues
- How Can I Go On
- Hello Babe
- If I Didn't Love You
- Because I Love My Daddy So
- I'm Going To Start A Racket
- 99 Blues
- Don't Know What I Will Do
- You Got Me To The Place
- If You Want To Share Your Love
- If I'm A Fool
- I'm Wasting My Time On You
notes by Jean Buzelin

EPM Musique
Blues Collection BC 158212
511996Lil Green: I Got The Blues

- Romance in the Dark
- Give Your Mama One Smile
- What Have I Done?
- What's the Matter With Love?
- Love Me
- How Can I Go On?
- Why Don't You Do Right?
- Just Rockin'
- Country Boy Blues
- I'm Wastin' My Time on You
- If I'm a Fool
- Knockin' Myself Out
- Let's Be Friends
- I Won't Sell My Love
- Hello Babe
- I Have a Place to Go
- If You Want to Share Your Love
- If I Didn't Love You

Collector's Edition 27
521996Blues Women
The Blues Collection # 73

- I've Got Ford Movements In My Hips - Cleo Gibson
- Chicksaw Train Blues (Low Down Dirty Thing) - Memphis Minnie
- I'm A Mighty Tight Woman - Sippie Wallace
- Lock And Key - Bessie Smith
- Trouble In My Mind Blues - Bertha 'Chippie' Hill
- My Man O' War - Lizzie Miles
- Pig Iron Sally - Bessie Jackson (Lucille Bogan)
- Shipwrecked Blues - Clara Smith
- I've Got What It Takes (It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away) - Margaret Webster
- Doggone My Good Luck Soul - Hattie Hudson
- Muddy Creek Blues - Mary Johnson
- Second-Handed Blues - Margaret Johnson
- My Daddy Rocks Me - Trixie Smith
- Alley Boogie - Georgia White
- Minor Blues - Lil Johnson
- Love With A Feeling - Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson)
- Hard Time Blues - Ida Cox
- Cheatin' On Me - Maggie Jones

- Why Don't You Do Right ? - Lil Green
- Bootie Wah Bootie - Lillie Mae





Orbis BLU NC 073
531998Lil Green: Complete Recorded Works 1946-1951
in Chronological Order

- It's So Bad With My Man And Me
- Blow Top Blues
- How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
- That Old Feeling
- Last Go Round Blues
- No Good Man
- I Want A Good Man Bad
- You've Been A Good Old Wagon
- I Want A Man
- Lonely Woman
- Take Me Back To Little Rock
- Aggravatin' Papa
- Daddy Daddy Blues
- Outside Of That
- I Gotta Have It
- Walkin' And Talkin'
- Rock Me Baby
- Them There Eyes
- Running Around In Circles
- My Be Bop Daddy
- Every Time
- I've Got That Feelin'
notes by Steve Tracy

RST Blues Documents 1527
541998Female Blues - The Remaining Titles 1938-1949

Bea Foote
- Weeds
- Could Be You
- Baby Ain't You Satisfied
- Satisfied
Ruby Smith
- Back Water Blues (take 2)

Lil Green
- I'm Going To Copyright Your Kisses
- Let's Be Friends
- You're Just Full Of Jive
- Keep Your Hand On Your Heart
- I Have A Place To Go
- No Baby, No One But You
- Boy Friend
- Now What Do You Think
- Mr. Jackson From Jacksonville
Perline Ellison
- Razor Totin' Mama
- New That Ain't Right
Wee Bea Booze (Muriel Nicholls)
- These Young Men Blues
- So Good
- See See Rider
Monette Moore
- You Don't Live Here No More
- Peace, Sister, Peace
- Keep I'm Guessing
Lillie Mae Kirkman
- Lovin' Man Blues
- Lonesome
notes by Steve Tracy

RST Blues Documents 1528
552002Lil Green: Romance In The Dark

- Romance In The Dark
- Give Your Mama One Smile
- What Have I Done?
- What's The Matter With Love?
- Love Me
- How Can I Go On
- Why Don't You Do Right?
- Just Rockin'
- Country Boy Blues
- I'm Wasting My Time On You
- If I'm A Fool
- Knockin' Myself Out
- Let's Be Friends
- I Won't Sell My Love
- Hello Babe
- I Have A Place To Go
- If You Want To Share Your Love
- If I Didn't Love You

ABM 1297


= Fabulous 124 (2003)

562003Lil Green 1940-1941

- Cherry Tree Blues
- Romance In The Dark
- Just Rockin'
- What Have I Done
- Give Your Mama One Smile
- My Mellow Man
- Knockin' Myself Out
- I Won't Sell My Love
- Why Do You Do Right
- Love Me
- I'm Going To Copyright Your Kisses
- What's The Matter With Love
- Country Boy Blues
- How Can I Go On
- Hello Babe
- If I Didn't Love You
- Let's Be Friends
- Because I Love My Daddy So
- I'm Going To Start A Racket
- You're Just Full Of Jive

Classics CD 5072
572004Lil Green 1942-1946

- 99 Blues
- Don't Know What I Will Do
- You Got Me To The Place
- Keep Your Hand On Your Heart
- I Have A Place To Go
- If You Want To Share Your Love
- If I'm A Fool
- I'm Wasting My Time On You
- I'm Wasting My Time On You (faster version)
- No, Baby, Nobody But You
- Boy Friend
- Now What Do You Think
- Mr. Jackson From Jacksonville
- It's Bad With My Man And Me
- Blowtop Blues
- How Come You Do Me Like You Do
- That Old Feeling
- Last Go Round Blues
- No Good Man

Classics 5099
582005Lil Green 1947-1951

- I Want A Good Man Bad
- You've Been A Good Old Wagon
- I Want A Man
- Lonely Woman
- Take Me Back To Little Rock
- Aggravatin' Papa
- Daddy Daddy Blues
- Outside Of That
- I Gotta Have It
- Walkin' And Talkin'
- Rock Me Baby
- Them There Eyes
- Running Around In Circles
- Mybe-bop Daddy
- Every Time
- I've Got That Feeling

Classics 5131
592007Atlantic Blues 1949-1970

disc 1:
- Drinkin' Wine Spo-dee-o-dee - Stick McGhee
- Drank Up All The Wine Last Night - Stick McGhee
- The Razor Ball - Barrelhouse Sammy
- Last Dime Blues - Barrelhouse Sammy
- Mardi Gras In New Orleans - Roy 'Baldhead' Byrd
- Hey Now Baby - Professor Longhair
- She Walks Right In - Professor Longhair
- Tee-nah-nah - Harry Van Walls
- Let's Do It - Stick McGhee
- House Warmin' Boogie - Stick McGhee
- Dallas Bebop Blues - Lawyer Houston
- In The Army Since 1941 - Soldier Boy Houston
- Goodnight Irene - Leadbelly
- Vicksburg Blues '51 - Little Brother Montgomery
- Talkin' Boogie - Little Brother Montgomery
- Yancey Special - Jimmy Yancey
- Santa Fe Blues - Jimmy & Mama Yancey
- Monkey Woman Blues - Jimmy & Mama Yancey
- Worried Life Blues - Ray Charles
- All Night Lover Blues - Jimmy 'Baby Face' Lewis


disc 2:
- Jump, Everybody, Jump - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- Anytime, Any Place, Anywhere - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- I'm So Good To You (Pretty Baby) - Jimmy 'Baby Face' Lewis
- Rock Me Daddy - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- Chains Of Love - Joe Turner
- Bump Miss Susie - Joe Turner
- Let's Get Together And Make Some Love - Jimmy Lewis

- Every Time - Lil Green
- I've Got That Feelin' - Lil Green
- Sweet Sixteen - Joe Turner
- Alarm Clock Boogie - Odelle Turner
- Messin' Up - Chuck Norris
- Losing Hand - Ray Charles
- Feelin' Sad - Ray Charles
- Tv Mama - Joe Turner
- Oke-she-moke-she-pop - Joe Turner
- Last Call For Whiskey - Choker Campbell
- Tipitina - Professor Longhair
- Who's Been Fooling You - Professor Longhair


disc 3:
- Big Foot May - Hal Paige
- In The Evening - Joe Turner
- Roll Baby Roll - Floyd Dixon
- Wait Baby - Little Johnny Jones
- Hoy Hoy - Little Johnny Jones
- Chicago Blues - Little Johnny Jones
- Hey Bartender - Floyd Dixon
- When I Get Lucky - Floyd Dixon
- Floyd's Blues - Floyd Dixon
- Papa Ain't Salty - T-Bone Walker
- Play On Little Girl - T-Bone Walker
- T-bone Blues Special - T-Bone Walker
- Roll 'em Pete - Joe Turner
- Piney Brown Blues - Joe Turner
- Down Through The Years - Guitar Slim
- It's Too Late - Chuck Willis
- Ain't Nobody's Business - Jimmy Witherspoon
- How Long Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon
- T-bone Blues - T-Bone Walker
- Call It Stormy Monday - T-Bone Walker


disc 4:
- After The Lights Go Down Low - Al Hibbler
- Empty Bed Blues - Lavern Baker
- Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out - Lavern Baker
- Preaching The Blues - Lavern Baker
- Nasty Boogie - Champion Jack Dupree
- Junker's Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Along About Midnight - Guitar Slim
- My Time Is Expensive - Guitar Slim
- Trouble In Mind - Jimmy Ricks
- Romance In The Dark - Jimmy Ricks
- Two Years Of Torture - Ray Charles
- I'm Gettin' 'long Alright - Esther Phillips
- Confessin' The Blues - Esther Phillips
- Cherry Red - Esther Phillips
- Going Down Slow - Aretha Franklin
- Today I Sing The Blues - Aretha Franklin
- River's Invitation - Aretha Franklin
- Play It Cool - Freddie King
- I Don't Know - Freddie King
- My Love For You Will Never Die - Otis Rush


prod. by Billy Vera
4 CD box set

Rhino Hand R2 7737
(limited edition)
 

Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Görgen Antonsson discographies
- Robert M.W. Dixon, John Godrich & Howard W. Rye: Blues & Gospel Records 1890 - 1943, 4th ed. 1997, p. 328
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 180-181
- Robert Ford: A Blues Bibliography, 2nd Edition (Routledge Music Bibliographies) 2007, p. 386-387
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, p. 200-201
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Cover of Fabulous CD 124

thanks to Alan Balfour and George Sweeny for additional information / scans

Lil Green; source: Cover of Blues Collection # 73; click to enlarge !
Lil Green
source: Cover of Blues Collection # 73

Lil Green; source: Gatefold of RCA LPV-574 (courtesy Burt Goldblatt); click to enlarge !
Lil Green
source: Gatefold of RCA LPV-574 ("courtesy Burt Goldblatt")

Lil Green; source: Gatefold of RCA LPV-574 (courtesy Charlie Fowlkes); click to enlarge !
Lil Green
source: Gatefold of RCA LPV-574 ("courtesy Charlie Fowlkes")

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