H E R I T A G E   label
Heritage
Label based in London, England between 1959 and 1963
set up by Tony Standish (who in 1963 returned to his native Australia and opened his Heritage Records shop above Frank Traynor's Folk Club in Melbourne)
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

#
year of
release
titlenotes
RE-100
(196?)
Papa Charlie Jackson

- Mama, Don't You Think I Know
- Mama Don't Allow It (And She Ain't Gonna Have It Here)

- Maxwell Street Blues
- All I Want Is A Spoonful

Papa Charlie Jackson discography

7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish



Heritage RE-100
RE-101
(196?)
Jimmy O'Bryant's Famous Original Washboard Band   Vol. One

- Red Hot Mama
- Drunk Man's Strut

- Washboard
- Brand New Charleston, 1

7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish



Heritage RE-101
RE-102
(1962)
Walter Hawkins & William Moore play That Country Rock

Buddy Boy Hawkins
- A Rag Blues
- Snatch It And Grab It

William Moore
- Old Country Rock
- Raggin' The Blues

Buddy Boy Hawkins discography
William Moore discography

7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish



Heritage RE-102
RE-103
(1962)
Memphis Minnie

- Ice Man (Come On Up)
- Hoodoo Lady

- Good Morning
- I Don't Want You No More

"The cover photograph of Memphis Minnie is by courtesy of Yannick Bruynoghe"
7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish





Heritage RE-103
RE-104
(1962)
Charlie Patton: the country blues: volume one (Mississippi)

- Mississippi Boll Weevil
- 34 Blues

- High Water Everywhere, parts 1 & 2

7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish



Heritage RE-104
RE-105
(1960)
the country blues: volume two

Big Boy Cleveland
- Going To Leave You
Willie Baker
- No No Blues

Teddy Darby
- Lawdy Lawdy Worried Blues (Double M Blues)
Bayless Rose
- Black Dog Blues
7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish



Heritage RE-105
RE-106
(196?)
Jimmy O'Bryant's Famous Original Washboard Band   Vol. Two

- The Joys
- Everybody Pile

- Charleston Fever
- Switch It, Miss Mitchell

rec. Chicago, Ill., ca. July 1925; Jimmy O'Bryant, clt; prob. Bob Shoffner, tpt or cnt; Jimmy Blythe, p; Jasper Taylor, dr
original issues: Paramount 12297, 12312
7 inch EP 45 rpm
notes by Tony Standish

Heritage RE-106
H-301
(196?)
Snooks Eaglin's New Orleans Blues
- Don't You Tear My Clothes
- That's All Right
- I Must See Jesus

- Bottle Up & Go
- Who Can Your Good Man Be
- Walkin' Blues

Snooks Eaglin discography

7 inch EP, 33 1/3 rpm

Heritage H-301
H-302
(1964)
Country Blues & Gospel
Willie Lofton
- Dark Road Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Searching The Desert For The Blues
Jaybird Coleman
- Man Trouble Blues

Blind Willie Davis
- Rock Of Ages
The Guitar Evangelist
- Death Is Only A Dream
Blind Willie Johnson
- Jesus Goin' To Make Up My Dyin' Bed
7 inch EP, 33 1/3 rpm



Heritage H-302
HLP 1001
(1960)
Joel & Lightnin' Hopkins

Joel Hopkins
- Good Times Here, Better Down The Road []
- Match Box Blues #
- Accused Me Of Forgin' Can't Even Write My Name
- I Ain't Gonna Roll For The Big Hat Man No More
- Thunder In Germany, Red Cross On My Own §

Sam Lightnin' Hopkins
- Long Way From Texas
- Whiskey, Whiskey
- Getting Out Of The Bushes Tap Dance
- Suicide Blues
- Look Out, Settegast, Here Me And My Partner Come

Joel Hopkins rec. June 12 and # October 31, 1959 in Dickinson, Tx. by Mack McCormick

Sam Hopkins rec. November 19, 1959 in Houston, Tx. by Mack McCormick

photography by Andrew Hanson, Ed Badeaux

[] additional track on Collector's Issue LP

§ actually Hopkins sings "Soldiers dyin' in Germany, Red Cross on my arm"

Document DOCD 5619 content:
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 (1959)
- 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 (tk. 2)

Document Private Issue tracks:
Lightnin' Hopkins 1954 & 1959
- Goin' To Galveston #
- Met The Blues At The Corner #
- How Many Days Must I Wait (16) §
- Beggin' Up And Down The Streets (21) *
- Black Snake (22) *
- If You Ever Been Mistreated (26) *
- Children's Boogie (27) * []
- Dig Me In The Morning (29) &
- Back To Arkansas (39) &
- Corrine, Corrina (32) [Candid CJM 8026]
- Have You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry? (34) &
- Hard Headed Children (35) {} []
- Tom Moore's Farm (36) [77 LA 12/3]
- Blues For Queen Elizabeth (39) {}
- Hello England (41) {}
- The Dirty Dozens (43) [Raglan LP 51]
- When The Saints Go Marching In (45) //
- Long Way From Texas (47) [Heritage HLP 1001]
- Look Out, Settegast, Here Me And My Partner Come (47) [Heritage HLP 1001]
- Getting Out Of The Bushes Tap Dance (51) [Heritage HLP 1001]
- Whiskey, Whiskey (58) [Heritage HLP 1001]
- Suicide Blues (60) [Heritage HLP 1001]

Joel Hopkins discography

12 inch LP
notes by Tony Standish





Heritage HLP 1001

notes by Tony Standish





= Collector's Issue C-5530
"Joel & Lightnin' Hopkins
(1959)"


Alan Balfour review (Blues
& Rhythm 53 - July 1990)
at www.blindman.com

Collector's Issue
discography


Joel Hopkins tracks
available on
Document DOCD-5619
"Rural Blues Vol. 2
1951-1962"

click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
(=) Document CD no #
"Private Issue" (c.1998)
(strictly limited edition of
100 copies, never sold, but
given away at Document
wrap party in Vienna)
"Lightnin' Hopkins
1954 & 1959"

with tracks from 77 LA 12/1,
Heritage HLP 1001
and other places

HLP 1002
(1960)
Snooks Eaglin:
Message From New Orleans


- Mamma, Don't You Tear My Clothes
- Walking Blues
- Mean Old World
- Give Me The Old Box-Car   @ youtube
- Every Day Blues ##   @ youtube
- I Had My Fun #
- Blue Shadows Blues ##   @ youtube
- She's A Black Rat #

- Who's Been Foolin' You?
- I Must See Jesus #
- Fly Right Baby
- That's All Right #
- Bottle Up And Go #
- Who Can Your Good Man Be
- Don't You Lie To Me
- Malaguena #   @ youtube

rec. 1959 in New Orleans, LA by Harry Oster

# never re-released on CD

## never released anywhere else, neither on LP nor on CD

Snooks Eaglin discography

notes by Tony Standish




click to read notes, page 1 ! click to read notes, page 2 !
click to read notes, page 3 ! click to read notes, page 4 !




Heritage HLP 1002
HLP 1003
(1960)
Goin' To California

Lowell Fulson
- Three O'Clock Blues
- I'm Wild About You
- Don't Be So Evil
- Prison Bound
- My Baby Left Me
- Double Trouble
- Storming and Raining

K. C. Douglas with Sidney Maiden
- Mercury Boogie
Sidney Maiden with K. C. Douglas
- Eclipse Of The Sun
Willie B. Huff
- Beggar Man Blues
Mercy Dee
- Trailing My Baby
Johnny Fuller
- Train, Train, Train
Thunder Smith
- New Worried Life Blues
Rocky ("Rocky Mountain" Stoneham)
- Water Coast Blues
Thunder Smith
- Thunder's Unfinished Boogie (piano solo)

recorded by Bob Geddins; edited & selected by Chris A. Strachwitz
notes by Chris Strachwitz





Heritage HLP 1003
HLP 1004
(1962)
Blues From Maxwell Street

Arvella Gray
- Corrine Corrina
James Brewer
- I'm So Glad Good Whiskey's Back
Arvella Gray
- Have Mercy, Mr. Percy
- Railroad Song And John Henry
- Have Mercy, Mr. Percy No. 2

King David
- Fanny Mae
- Sugar Mama
- Good Mornin', Little Schoolgirl
- 38 Pistol
- 44 Blues
Daddy Stovepipe
- Tennessee Waltz
- South Of The Border
- Old Time Religion
- Monkey And The Baboon

sessions side A recorded July 11, 1960 in Chicago, Ill.; organized by Paul Oliver, recorded by John Steiner

sessions side B recorded July 1960 in Chicago, Ill.; organized and recorded by Bjorn Englund & Donald R. Hill

James Brewer discography
Arvella Gray discography
Daddy Stovepipe discography

notes by Paul Oliver





Heritage HLP 1004

notes by Paul Oliver

= Collector's Issue C-5527
(Austria 1989?)

Collector's Issue
discography

notes by Paul Oliver, Rien
Wisse & Gary Atkinson

= Document DOCD 5692
(UK 2012)

HLP 1005
(1962)
George Lewis' Ragtime Jazz Band Live Concerts 1951/52

Hup Records HUP 1 track sequence:
- Panama Rag #
- Runnin' Wild # //
- Just A Little While To Stay Here #
- Heebie Jeebies # //
- Sheik Of Araby §

- Climax Rag §
- Bugle Call Rag *
- Just A Little While (To Stay Here) * \\
- Burgundy Street Blues *
- Down In Honky Tonk Town *

Heritage HLP 1005 track sequence:
- Panama #
- Runnin' Wild # //
- Just A Little While #
- Heebie Jeebies # //
- The Sheik Of Araby §

- Climax Rag §
- Bugle Call Rag *
- Just A Little While (To Stay Here) * \\
- Burgundy Street Blues *
- Down In Honky Tonk Town *
- Maryland My Maryland §

Jazzoloy JCE-27 track sequence:
- Panama Rag #
- Runnin' Wild #
- Just A Little While To Stay Here #
- Heebie Jeebies # //

- Star Spangled Banner *
- Climax Rag §
- Bugle Call Rag *
- Just A Little While To Stay Here *
- Burgundy Street Blues *
- Honky Tonk Town *

American Music AMCD-107 track sequence:
- Panama Rag #
- Runnin' Wild # //
- Just A Little While To Stay Here #
- Heebie Jeebies # //
- Bugle Boy March # [previously unissued]
- Star Spangled Banner *
- Climax Rag §
- Bugle Call Rag *
- Just A Little While To Stay Here * \\
- Burgundy Street Blues *
- Down In Honky Tonk Town *

§ rec. April 29, 1951 at WDSU Radio Station in New Orleans, LA; Percy Humphrey, tp; Jim Robinson, tb; George Lewis, cl; Alton Purnell, p; Lawrence Marrero, bj; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, b; Joe Watkins, dr

# rec. September 23, 1951 at the Municipal Auditorium (Congo Square), New Orleans, LA; Percy Humphrey, tp; Jim Robinson, tb; George Lewis, cl; Alton Purnell, p, // voc; Lawrence Marrero, bj; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, b; Louis Barbarin, dr

* rec. September 28, 1952 at the Municipal Auditorium (Congo Square), New Orleans, LA Percy Humphrey, Albert Walters, tp; Jim Robinson, tb; George Lewis, cl; Alton Purnell, p; Lawrence Marrero, bj; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, b; Joe Watkins, dr, \\ voc

cover photograph of Heritage HLP 1005 by "a photographer who had a studio near Leicester Square" (Tony Standish, 2013) [George Fletcher?]

cover photograph of Jazzology JCE-27 by George Fletcher

Hup Records HUP 1
"HUP Records present
George Lewis' Ragtime
Jazz Band"

8-page A5 booklet with
notes by Tony Standish





(=) Heritage HLP 1005

notes by George H. Buck, Jr.



(=) Jazzology JCE-27
"George Lewis at Congo Square"


(=) American Music
Records AMCD-107
"George Lewis Ragtime
Jazz Band at the Municipal
Auditorium, Congo Square
1951 & 1952"

HLP 1006
(1962)
The Black Ace
BK Turner and his Steel Guitar

Arhoolie tracks:
- I Am The Black Ace
- Bad Times Stomp
- Drink On Little Girl
- Santa Fe Blues
- New Triflin' Woman
- Farther Along
- Evil Woman

- 'Fore Day Creep
- Litle Augie
- Your Leg's Too Little
- No Good Woman
- Santa Claus Blues
- Golden Slipper

rec. 1960 in Ft. Worth, Tx. by Chris Strachwitz

The Black Ace discography

notes by Paul Oliver





Heritage HLP 1006

notes by Paul Oliver



= Arhoolie F1003 (196?)

notes by Paul Oliver



= Arhoolie F1003 (1975)

HLP 1007
(1962)
The Country Blues - Texas

Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Blind Lemon's Cannonball Moan
- One Dime Blues
- Got The Blues
- Hangman's Blues
- Gone Dead On You Blues
- Lockstep Blues
- Change My Luck Blues
- Long Lonesome Blues

Willard 'Ramblin' Thomas
- Good Time Blues
- Ramblin' Man
- Poor Boy Blues
- Jig Head Blues
- New Way Of Livin'
- Hard Dallas Blues
- So Lonesome Blues
- Lock And Key Blues

Ramblin' Thomas discography




Heritage HLP 1007




= Collectors Classics CC 5
(Denmark) "Blind Lemon
Jefferson / Willard
'Ramblin' Thomas"






= Early Jazz Classics
EJC 1200

HLP 1008
(1962)
Buster Pickens:
Back Door Blues


- Santa Fe Train
- Rock Island Blues
- Ain't Nobody's Business
- Colorado Springs Blues
- She Caught The L & N
- Remember Me
- Women In Chicago

- The Ma Grinder No. 2
- You Better Stop Your Woman (From Tickling Me Under The Chin)
- Jim Nappy
- Mountain Jack
- D.B.A. Blues
- Hattie Green
- Backdoor Blues
- Santa Fe Blues

rec. August 9 & 17, 1960 and May 4, 1961 in Houston, TX by Chris Strachwitz, Mack McCormick & Paul Oliver

Buster Pickens discography

notes by Paul Oliver





Heritage HLP 1008

notes (1962) by Paul Oliver



= Flyright FLY 536 (1977)

Flyright discography

HLP 1011
(196?)
Blind Blake & Papa Charlie Jackson

Papa Charlie Jackson
- Pappa's Lawdy, Lawdy Blues
- Airy Man Blues
- I'm Alabama Bound
- Drop That Sack
- Texas Blues
- I'm Going Where The Chilly Winds Don't Blow
- Bright Eyes
- Blue Monday Morning Blues

Blind Blake
- Early Morning Blues
- Too Tight
- Blake's Worried Blues
- Stonewall Street Blues
- Southern Rag
- He's In The Jailhouse Now
- C.C. Pill Blues
- Goodbye Mama Moan

Papa Charlie Jackson discography
Blind Blake discography


Heritage HLP 1011


= Collectors Classics CC 6
(Denmark)

no #
(1963)
Smith Casey

- When I Get Home (2597-A-2) []
- Shorty George (2598-A-1)
- Hesitation Blues (2604-A-1)
- Two White Horses (Standing In Line) (3552-A-1)
- Jack O’Diamonds (3551-A-1)

- (I) Wouldn’t Mind Dyin’ (If Dyin’ Was All) (2597-A-2)
- Gray Horse Blues (2597-B-2)
- West Texas Blues (2598-A-2) []
- Santa Fe Blues (2598-B-1)
- Mourning Blues (3551-B-1)
- East Texas Rag (instr) (3552-BA-2)

rec. April 16, 1939 at the Clemens State Farm in Brazonia, TX for the Library of Congress; Casey Smith, voc, g; [] Roger Gill, voc
10 inch LP


Heritage no #



Will be completed and expanded with further details !!!

Sources:
- own record collection
- http://sunsite.kth.se/feastlib/mrf/yinyue/pw/HERIA.HTM (Görgen Antonsson)
- http://www.45cat.com/label/heritage-uk
- eBay auctions
- other internet resources

Thanks to Alan Balfour, Duncan Smith, Gareth Smith, Flemming Nielsen, Robert Greenwood, Rob Ford, Fred Eatherton, Michael Casimir and Richard Bailey for additional information / scans

 

 

Stefan Wirz


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