P E G   L E G   H O W E L L; from Robert Crumb's 'Heroes Of The Blues' - A set of 36 cards # 2 (Yazoo Records. Inc.)
Peg Leg Howell; source: Paul Oliver: The Story Of The Blues.- New York (Penguin Books) 1969 (repr. 1978), p. 44; photographer: George Mitchell; click to enlarge !
Peg Leg Howell 1963
source: Paul Oliver: The Story Of The Blues.- New York (Penguin Books)
1969 (repr. 1978), p. 44; photographer: George Mitchell


Peg Leg Howell
Joshua Barnes Howell
b. March 5, 1888 on a farm in Eatonton, Georgia
d. August 11, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia

discography
Henry Williams, Eddie Anthony, and   P E G   L E G   H O W E L L 1920s; source: http://jasobrecht.com/atlanta-bluesmen-peg-leg-howell-gang/
Henry Williams, Eddie Anthony, Peg Leg Howell 1920s
courtesy of George Mitchell

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

Peg Leg Howell 78 rpm / EP / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11926"PEG LEG" HOWELL

- New Prison Blues (143118-1, -2)
- Fo' Day Blues (143119-1)

rec. November 8, 1926 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g



Columbia 14177-D
21926"PEG LEG" HOWELL

- Coal Man Blues (143116-2)
- Tishamingo Blues (143117-1) [sic]

rec. November 8, 1926 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g



Columbia 14194-D
31927"PEG LEG" HOWELL and His Gang

- New Jelly Roll Blues (143941-1) #
- Beaver Slide Rag (143942-1) *

rec. April 8, 1927 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Henry Williams, g; Eddie Anthony, violin, # voc; * speech by two of the above



Columbia 14210-D
41927"PEG LEG" HOWELL and His Gang

- Papa Stobb Blues (143944-2) #
- Sadie Lee Blues (143945-2)

rec. April 8, 1927 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; # Henry Williams, g; Eddie Anthony, # violin



Columbia 14238-D
51927"PEG LEG" HOWELL and His Gang

- Moanin' And Groanin' Blues (145063-2)
- Hobo Blues (145064-2) #

rec. November 1, 1927 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Henry Williams, g; Eddie Anthony, violin, # poss. voc



Columbia 14270-D
61927"PEG LEG" HOWELL and His Gang

- Too Tight Blues (145062-1)
- Peg Leg Stomp (145065-2)

rec. November 1, 1927 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Henry Williams, g; Eddie Anthony, violin



Columbia 14298-D
71928Peg Leg Howell

- Rock And Gravel Blues (146160-1)
- Low-Down Rounder Blues (146161-1)

rec. April 20, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g

Columbia 14320-D
81928Peg Leg Howell

- Please Ma'am (146159-1 or -2)
- Fairy Blues (146162-2)

rec. April 20, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g



Columbia 14356-D
91928"Sloppy" Henry

- Canned Heat Blues (402139-A) #
- Long Tall, Disconnected Mama (402141-B) *

rec. August 13, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; "Sloppy" Henry, voc, poss. g; # prob. Peg Leg Howell, g; * prob. Eddie Anthony, voc, violin

OKeh 8630
101928PEG LEG HOWELL and EDDIE ANTHONY

- Banjo Blues (147322-1) #
- Turkey Buzzard Blues (147343-2) *

# rec. October 27, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Eddie Anthony, voc, violin
* rec. October 30, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Eddie Anthony, voc, violin



Columbia 14382-D
111929"Sloppy" Henry

- Say I Do It (402140-A) #
- Some Sweet Rainy Day *

# rec. August 13, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; "Sloppy" Henry, voc, poss. g; prob. Peg Leg Howell, g
* rec. March 12, 1928 in Atlanta, GA; "Sloppy" Henry, voc, poss. g; Henry Mason, c; J. Neal Montgomery, p

OKeh 8805
121929PEG LEG HOWELL and JIM HILL

- Monkey Man Blues (148271-2) #
- Chittlin' Supper (148272-1) *

rec. April 13, 1929 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, g, # voc, * sp; Jim Hill, mandolin, * voc, # sp

Columbia 14426-D
131929PEG LEG HOWELL

- Broke And Hungry Blues (148236-1)
- Rolling Mill Blues (148237-1)

rec. April 10, 1929 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; unknown violin



Columbia 14438-D
141929PEG LEG HOWELL

- Turtle Dove Blues (147344-1)
- Walkin' Blues (147345-2)

rec. October 30, 1929 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g

Columbia 14456-D
151929PEG LEG HOWELL

- Doin' Wrong (145184-2)
- Skin Game Blues (145185-2)

rec. November 9, 1927 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g



Columbia 14473-D
161929PEG LEG HOWELL and JIM HILL

- Ball And Chain Blues (148270-2)
- Away From Home (148273-2)

rec. April 13, 1929 in Atlanta, GA; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Jim Hill, mandolin, sp

Columbia 14535-D

EP / LP / CD compilations
171959The Country Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Matchbox Blues
Lonnie Johnson
- Careless Love
Cannon’s Jug Stompers
- Walk Right In

Peg Leg Howell
- Low Down Rounder’s Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Statesboro Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- Stealin’ Stealin’
Blind Willie Johnson
- You Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond
Leroy Carr
- Alabama Woman
Sleepy John Estes
- Special Agent
Big Bill Broonzy
- Key To The Highway
Bukka White
- Fixin’ To Die
Tommy McClennan
- I’m A Guitar King
Robert Johnson
- Preachin’ Blues
Washboard Sam
- I Been Treated Wrong


edited by Samuel B. Charters
8-page booklet
by Samuel B. Charters







RBF RF 1 (1959)








= RBF RF 1 (1966)

RBF discography

181960The Rural Blues
A Study of the Vocal and Instrumental Resources

RF-202 tracks:
Will Shade
- I Can't Stand It
Hambone Willie Newbern
- Shelby County Work House Blues
Robert Johnson
- From Four Until Late
Furry Lewis
- You Can Leave, Baby
Sleepy John Estes
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
L'il Son Jackson
- Roberta Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Bad Luck And Trouble
Blind Boy Fuller
- Thousand Woman [sic!] Blues
Arthur Crudup
- If I Get Lucky
Charlie Pickett
- Down The Highway

Kokomo Arnold
- Milk Cow Blues
Blind Willie Johnson
- Take Your Burden To The Lord
Tommy McClennan
- New Highway 51
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Penitentiary Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Mama T'ain't Long 'Fo' Day
Charlie Burse
- Take Your Fingers Off It
Charlie Lincoln
- My Wife Drove Me From My Door

Peg Leg Howell
- Skin Game Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Come Go Home With Me
- Goin' Back To Florida
Robert Johnson
- Standing At The Crossroads


Lightnin' Hopkins
- One Kind Favor
Furry Lewis
- John Henry
Blind Willie Johnson
- Nobody's Fault But Mine
Furry Lewis
- Warm Up
Bukka White
- Bukka's Jitterbug Swing
John Hurt
- Frankie
Blind Willie McTell
- Southern Can Mama
Papa Charlie Jackson
- Airy Man Blues
Skip James
- Little Cow And Calf Is Gonna Die Blues
Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell
- New How Long Blues
Bert Bilbro
- Mohuna Blues

Sonny Terry and Oh Red
- Harmonica Stomp
Frank Stokes
- Shiney Town Blues
Virgil Perkins
- Solo
Charlie Burse
- Tippin' Round
Ham Gravy
- Mama Don't Love It
Moochie Reeves
- Key To The Highway
compiled and annotated
by Samuel B. Charters



RBF RF-202 (X)

The 1. ed. of this record,
RF-202, featured only
extracts of most of the
recordings on 202X

RBF discography

click to enlarge !
=XTRA 1035 (2 LP boxed
set UK)

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=XTRA 1035 (DLP UK 1966)

XTRA discography

= Fontana 982.099

Fontana discography

191960Goin' Away Walking

Philips track list:
- Gravel Camp Blues – Lewis Black (Dallas - 10/12/27)
- Starvation Farm Blues – Bob Campbell (1934)
- Chocolate To The Bone – Barbecue Bob (Atlanta – 13/4/28)
- Court Street Blues - Stovepipe No. 1 and David Crockett (Atlanta 1927)
- When You Get To Thinking – "Texas" Alexander and Lonnie Johnson (Chicago – 1929)
- Tallahassee Blues- Tallahassee Tight (1934)

- Skin Game Blues – Peg Leg Howell (Atlanta 1927)

- Elm Street Blues – Texas Bill Day, Billiken Johnson (Dallas 1929)
- Bad Boy – Barefoot Bill (Atlanta 1930)
- When The Levee Breaks – Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie (1929)
- When You Are Gone – Blind Boy Fuller (Chicago 1940)
- Strange Place Blues – Bukka White (Chicago 1940)
- Lonesome Blues – Henry Williams and Eddie Anthony (Atlanta 1928)
- Walking Blues – Otis Harris (Dallas 1928)

Flyright track list:
Lewis Black
- Gravel Camp Blues (Memphis 1927)
Bob Campbell
- Starvation Farm Blues (New York 1934)
Stovepipe No. 1 & David Crockett
- Court Street Blues (St. Louis 1927)
"Texas" Alexander & Lonnie Johnson
- When You Get To Thinking (San Antonio 1929)
Tallahassee Tight
- Tallahassee Women (New York 1934)

Peg Leg Howell
- Skin Game Blues (Atlanta 1927)
Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson
- Elm Street Blues (Dallas 1929)

Otis Harris
- Walking Blues (Dallas 1928)
Barefoot Bill
- Bad Boy (Atlanta 1930)
Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony
- Lonesome Blues (Atlanta 1928)
Charlie Campbell
- Goin' Away Blues (Birmingham Ala 1937)
Garfield Akers
- Jumpin' and Shoutin' Blues (Memphis 1930)
Sunny Boy & His Pals
- Don't You Leave Me Here (Chicago 1927)
Bill Moore
- One Way Gal (Chicago 1928)


notes by Paul Oliver



Philips BBL 7369 (1960)
"Blues Fell This Morning"


(=) Flyright LP 103
(UK 1972)

Flyright discography

201964The Country Blues Volume Two

Texas Alexander
- Levee Camp Moan

Peg Leg Howell
- Tishamingo Blues
Henry Townsend
- Mistreated Blues
Eddie Kelly's Washboard Band
- Poole County Blues
Papa Charlie Jackson
- Papa's Lawdy Lawdy Blues
"Georgia Bill"
- Scarey Day Blues
Luke Jordan
- Church Bells Blues

Bo Carter
- I'm An Old Bumble Bee
Charlie Lincoln
- Jealous Hearted Blues
Bukka White
- Strange Place Blues
Blind Boy Fuller with Sonny Terry
- Bye Bye Baby Blues
Charlie Pickett
- Let Me Squeeze Your Lemon
Brownsville Son Bonds
- Weary Worried
Big Maceo with Tampa Red
- Maceo's 32 - 20


Compiled and edited by Samuel Charters







RBF 9

RBF discography

211964The Legendary Peg Leg Howell

- Blood Red River
- John Henry
- Uncle Sam Blues
- Jack Rabbit Blues
- Worried Blues

- Jelly Roll Blues
- Jo Jo Blues
- Skin Game Blues
- Coal Man Blues
- Let Me Play With Your Yo-Yo

rec. April 11, 1963 in Atlanta, GA by George Mitchell & C.P. Matthews; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; tapes edited by Robert G. Koester
front cover art work by Robert J. Billings; back cover photo by George Mitchell
[originally supposed to
come out on Delmark
Records]

notes by Pete Welding







Testament T-204 / T-2204

Testament discography


= Sutro Park SP 1023
(180 g vinyl, 7/2013)

221965Peg Leg Howell and his Gang
The Great Country Blues Singers

- New Jelly Roll Blues
- Papa Stobb Blues

- Hobo Blues
- Sadie Lee Blues

7 inch 45 rpm EP

Swedish Blues Society EP 3
231966Blues Rediscoveries

Mississippi John Hurt
- Ain't No Tellin'
- Avalon Blues
Bukka White
- Sleepy Man Blues
- Aberdeen, Mississippi Blues
Henry Townsend
- Poor Man Blues
John Estes
- Poor Man's Friend
- Liquor Store Blues

Blind Gary Davis
- Oh Lord Search My Heart
- You Got to Go Down

Peg Leg Howell
- Doin' Wrong
Furry Lewis
- Jelly Roll
- Sweet Papa Moan
Big Joe Williams
- Highway 49
- Someday Baby
compiled and edited
by Samuel Charters
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RBF RF 11

RBF discography

241966The Atlanta Blues

Barbecue Bob
- Motherless Child Blues
- She's Gone Blues
- Easy Rider Don't You Deny My Name
Lonnie Coleman
- Old Rock Island Blues
Tampa Red
- Boogie Woogie Dance
Blind Willie McTell
- Death Cell Blues
- Broke Down Engine

Charlie Lincoln
- Country Breakdown
- Mojoe Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Please Ma'am
Peg Leg Howell And His Gang
- Beaver Slide Rag
Alec Johnson
- Sundown Blues
Buddy Moss
- Hard Road Blues
- Daddy Don't Care
compiled and annotated
by Samuel Charters



RBF RF 15

RBF discography

251967A Blues Potpourri

Texas Alexander
- The Risin' Sun
- Tell Me Woman Blues
- Polo Blues
- Prairie Dog Hole Blues
Barbecue Bob
- Mamma You Don't Suit Me!
- Thinkin' Funny Blues
- My Mistake Blues
- Honey Your Going Too Fast

Peg Leg Howell
- Beaver Slide Rag
- Moanin' And Groanin' Blues
Lil McClintock
- Sow Good Seeds
- Mother Called Her Child To Her Dying Bed
Curley Weaver
- Sweet Petunia
- No No Blues


Kokomo K-1001

Kokomo discography

261968Blues From Georgia 1926-1931

Barbecue Bob
- Cold Wave Blues
- Beggin' For Love
- Jesus' Blood Can Make Me Whole
Charlie Lincoln
- Ugly Papa
- If It Looks Like Jelly
- Chain Gang Trouble
- Hard Luck Blues
- Gamblin' Charley

Blind Willie McTell
- Stole Rider Blues
- Mr. McTell Got The Blues
- Law Rider's Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Rock And Gravel Blues
- Walkin' Blues
- Turtle Dove Blues
- Fo' Day Blues
- New Prison Blues



Roots RL-309

Roots discography

271968The Country Fiddlers

Andrew & Jim Baxter
- The Moore Girl
Chasey Collins
- Walking Blues
Jack Kelly's South Memphis Jug Band
- Highway No. 61 Blues
Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony
- Georgia Crawl
Mississippi Sheiks
- Lonely One In This Town
- Sittin' On Top Of The World
T.C. Johnson & "Blue Coat" Tom Nelson
- J.C. Johnson's Blues
"Blue Coat" Tom Nelson
- Blue Coat Blues

State Street Boys
- Rustlin' Man

Peg Leg Howell & His Gang
- Too Tight Blues
- Peg Leg Stomp
T.C. Johnson Boys
- Violin Blues
Texas Alexander
- Seen Better Days
- Frost Texas Tornado Blues
Mobile Strugglers
- Fattenin' Frogs
- Memphis Blues



Roots RL-316

Roots discography

281968The Georgia Blues 1927-1933

Fred McMullen
- Wait And Listen
Gitfiddle Jim
- Paddlin' Blues
George Carter
- Rising River Blues
- Hot Jelly Roll Blues
Gitfiddle Jim
- Rainy Night Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Rolling Mill Blues
Willie Baker
- Weak-Minded Blues

Blind Blake
- Police Dog Blues
- That'll Never Happen No More
Bumble Bee Slim
- No Woman No Nickel
Charlie Lincoln
- Doodle Hole Blues
Barbecue Bob
- Unnamed Blues
Willie Baker
- Crooked Woman Blues
Sylvester Weaver
- Can't Be Trusted Blues
notes by Stephen Calt,
Nick Perls & Michael Stewart
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Yazoo L 1012

click to enlarge!
= CD 1012 YAZ (1992)

click to enlarge!
= Vivid VSCD-1156 (Jp)

Yazoo discography

291968?Classic Guitar Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Rock And Gravel Blues
- Low Down Rounder Blues
Sylvester Weaver
- True Love Blues
- Poor Boy Blues
Mississippi John Hurt
- Frankie
- Spike Driver Blues
Bo Carter
- Pencil Blues
- Backache Blues

Bo Carter
- Boot It
- I've Got A Case Of Mashin' It
Carl Martin
- Farewell To You Baby
- You Can't Play My Cheap
- Badly Mistreated Man
- Good Morning, Judge
Curley Weaver
- Sometime Mama
- Two Faced Woman



Confidential CLP 002 (Fr)
301969The Story Of The Blues

Fra-Fra Tribesmen
- Yarum Praise Songs
Mississippi John Hurt
- Stack O' Lee Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Travelin' Blues
Charley Patton
- Stone Pony Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Black Snake Moan
Leadbelly
- Pig Meat Papa
Texas Alexander
- Broken Yo-yo

Peg Leg Howell
- Broke And Hungry Blues
Barbecue Bob
- It Won't Be Long Now
Henry Williams
- Georgia Crawl
Mississippi Jook Band
- Dangerous Woman
Memphis Jug Band
- Gator Wobble
Bessie Smith
- In The House Blues
Lillian Glinn
- Shake It Down
Bertha 'Chippie' Hill
- Pratt City Blues
Butterbeans And Susie
- What It Takes To Bring You Back (Mama Keeps It All The Time)


Leroy Carr
- Midnight Hour Blues
Faber Smith
- East St Louis Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Good Whiskey Blues
Casey Bill
- W.P.A. Blues
Bo Carter
- Sorry Feeling Blues
Robert Johnson
- Little Queen Of Spades
Bukka White
- Parchman Farm Blues
Memphis Minnie
- Me And My Chauffeur Blues

Blind Boy Fuller
- I Want Some Of Your Pie
Brownie McGhee
- Million Lonesome Woman
Joe Williams
- Wild Cow Moan
Big Bill Broonzy
- All By Myself
Joe Turner
- Roll 'Em Pete
Otis Spann
- Bloody Murder
Elmore James
- Sunnyland
Johnny Shines
- I Don't Know
DLP
comp. by Paul Oliver



Columbia G 30008 (US)
= CBS 66218(UK)
=CBS 22135
311969?Let's Go Riding

Mr. Freddie
- Let's Go Riding
Willie Walker
- South Carolina Rag
Will Bennett
- Railroad Bill
Pink Anderson and Simmie Dooley
- Gonna Tip Out Tonight
Bill Moore
- Ragtime Crazy
Walter Hawkins
- A Rag Blues
Sylvester Weaver
- I'm Busy and You Can't Come In

Hambone Willie Newbern
- Way Down In Arkansas
Ellis Williams
- Buttermilk Blues
Bo Carter
- Sue Cow
Carl Martin
- Morning, Judge

Peg Leg Howell and His Gang
- Peg Leg Stomp
Blind Blake
- Southern Rag
Gitfiddle Jim
- Paddlin Madeline Blues
notes by David Evans
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OJL 18

OJL discography

321974Rough Alley Blues
Blues from Georgia 1924-1931

Mary Willis & B. W. McTell
- Rough Alley Blues
Ed Andrews
- Time Ain't Gonna Make Me Stay
Sylvester Weaver
- Chittlin Rag Blues
Bert Bilbro
- C. & N. W. Blues
Irene Scruggs
- Itching Heel Blues
Wash Board Walter (Taylor) & John Byrd
- Disconnected Mama
Andrew & Jim Baxter
- Forty Drops
Walter Beasley
- Toad Frog Blues

Sylvester Weaver
- Rock Pile Blues

Sloppy Henry
- Canned Heat Blues
Barbecue Bob
- California Blues
Bert Bilbro
- Mohana Blues
Mary Willis & B. W. McTell
- Low Down Blues
Ed Andrews
- Barrelhouse Blues
Walter Beasley
- Georgia Skin
Leola B. Wilson
- Ashley St. Blues

prod. by Yngve Nordström

notes by Bengt Olsson





Magnolia MLP 502

Magnolia discography

331977AC-DC Blues: Gay Jazz Reissues   Volume One

- Buffet Flat Story - Ruby Smith & Chris Albertson
- Sissy Man Blues - Connie McLean's Rhythm Boys
- Foolish Man Blues - Bessie Smith
- Garbage Man - Harlem Ham Fats
- It's Tight Like That - Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band
- Prove It On Me Blues - Ma Rainey
- Sissy Man Blues - Kokomo Arnold

- Boy In The Boat - George Hannah
- Freakish Man Blues - George Hannah
- B.D. Woman's Blues - Bessie Jackson
- Dirty Dozens - Speckled Red
- Ain't That A Mess - Al Miller And His Swing Stompers

- Fairey Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Freakish Rider Blues - Bert (Snake Root) Hatton
- Sissy Man Blues - George Noble


notes by Chris Albertson







Stash ST-106

Stash discography

341982Peg Leg Howell   (1928-29)
Complete Recordings in Chronological Order

- Please Ma'am
- Rock And Gravel Blues
- Low Down Rounder Blues
- Fairy Blues
- Banjo Blues
- Turkey Buzzard Blues
- Turtle Dove Blues

- Banjo Joe
- Walkin' Blues
- Broke And Hungry Blues
- Rolling Mill Blues
- Ball And Chain Blues
- Monkey Man Blues
- Chittlin' Supper
- Away From Home

notes by Paul Oliver



Matchbox MSE-205


Matchbox discography

351982Big City Blues

Bumble Bee Slim
- Burned Down Mill
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Good Morning, School Girl
Rosetta Howard
- Let Your Linen Hang Low
Curtis Jones
- Gold Digger Blues
Doctor Clayton
- On The Killin' Floor
Jazz Gillum
- Take A Little Walk With Me

Peg Leg Howell
- Sadie Lee Blues
Texas Alexander
- Sabine River Blues

Martha Copeland
- Stole My Man Blues
Cousin Joe
- Bad Luck Blues
Walter Davis
- I Did Everything I Could
Lonnie Johnson
- Mr. Johnson Swing
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Chicago Mill Blues
St. Louis Jimmy
- Going Down Slow
Jim Jackson
- My Monday Woman Blues
Leroy Carr
- Six Cold Feet In The Ground



Albatros VPA 8473

= Albatros: VC 5021 (cassette)


Albatros discography

361982?Peg Leg Howell and His Gang
Peg Leg Howell, Henry Williams, Eddie Anthony

- Moanin' & Groanin' Blues #
- Worrying Blues §
- Lonesome Blues $

- Beaver Slide Rag #
- Tickle Britches §
- Hobo Blues *
- Wringing That Thing §

- New Jelly Roll Blues #
- Everything's Comin' My Way §
- Georgia Crawl $

- Peg Leg Stomp *
- Try That Thing §
- Too Tight Blues *
- Warm Wipe Stomp §

# rec. Atlanta, April 8, 1927; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Henry Williams, g; Eddie Anthony, voc, vn
* rec. Atlanta, Nov. 1, 1927; Peg Leg Howell, voc, g; Henry Williams, g; Eddie Anthony, voc, vn
§ rec. Atlanta March 12, 1929 and Dec. 9, 1930; Macon Ed (= Eddie Anthony) voc, vn; Tampa Joe, voc, g
$ rec. Atlanta, April 19, 1928; Henry Williams, voc, g; Eddie Anthony, voc, vn
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OJL 22

OJL discography

371984Songsters & Saints
Vocal Traditions on Race Records Vol. 1

Dances And Traveling Shows
Peg Leg Howell and Eddie Anthony
- Turkey Buzzard Blues
Pink Anderson and Simmie Dooley
- Gonna Tip Out Tonight
"Beans" Hambone - El Morrow
- Beans
Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band
- Under The Chicken Tree
Alec Johnson
- Mysterious Coon
"Big Boy" George Owens
- The Coon Crap Game
Memphis Sheiks
- He's In The Jailhouse Now
Charley Patton
- Elder Greene Blues
Hambone Willie Newbern
- Way Down In Arkansas

Comment, Parodies And Ballad Heroes
Lil McClintock
- Furniture Man
Julius Daniels
- Can't Put The Bridle On That Mule This Morning
Hezekiah Jenkins
- The Panic Is On
Bogus Ben Covington
- I Heard The Voice Of A Pork Chop
Johnson - Nelson - Porkchop
- G. Burns Is Gonna Rise Again
Bo Chatman
- Good Old Turnip Greens
Two Poor Boys
- John Henry Blues
Will Bennett
- Railroad Bill
Kid Coley
- Clair And Pearley Blues


Baptists And Sanctified Preachers
Rev. Jim Beale
- The Hand Of The Lord Was Upon Me
Rev. A.W. Nix
- After The Ball Is Over
Rev. Isaiah Shelton
- As The Eagle Stirreth Her Nest
Rev. J.M. Milton
- Silk Worms And Boll Weevils
Rev. H.M. Massey
- Old Time Baptism - part 2
Rev. J.T. Burch
- Baptised By Water, and Baptism By The Holy Ghost
Rev. E.S (Shy) Moore
- The Solemn Warning
Elder Curry
- Prove All Things
Rev. Leora Ross
- God's Mercy To Colonel Lindbergh

Gospel Soloists And Evangelists
Missionary Josephine Miles and Sister Elizabeth Cooper
- You Have Lost Jesus
Mother McCollum
- When I Take My Vacation In Heaven
Eddie Head and his Family
- Down On Me
Washington Phillips
- I Am Born To Preach The Gospel
Blind Roosevelt Graves and Brother
- Telephone To Glory
The Guitar Evangelist
- Death Is Only A Dream
Blind Willie Davis
- Your Enemy Cannot Harm You
Blind Nesbit
- Pure Religion
William and Versey Smith
- When That Great Ship Went Down


DLP


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Matchbox MSEX 2001/2002


Matchbox discography

381986Peg Leg Howell   Vol. 1   1926-27

- Coal Man Blues (143116-2)
- Tishamingo Blues (143117-1)
- New Prison Blues (143118-2)
- Fo' Day Blues (143119-1)
- New Jelly Roll Blues (143941-1)
- Beaver Slide Rag (143942-1)
- Papa Stobb Blues (143944-2)

- Shadie Blues (143945-2)
- Too Tight Blues (145062-1)
- Moanin' And Groanin' Blues (145063-2)
- Hobo Blues (145064-2)
- Peg Leg Stomp (145065-2)
- Doin' Wrong (145184-2)
- Skin Game Blues (145185-2)

Matchbox MSE-221


Matchbox discography

391989Sloppy Henry   (1924-1929)
Complete Recordings in Chronological Order

- Tom Cat Rag
- Cannon Ball Blues
- Foggy Morning Blues
- Bobbed Haired Woman Blues
- Traveling Blues
- Goose-Pecked Man
- Alias Charlie Jones Blues
- Run Away Blues


- Canned Heat Blues
- Say I Do It
- Long, Tall, Disconnected Mama
- Royal Palm Special Blues
- Hobo Blues
- The Best Cheap Car In The Market Is A Ford
- Jomo Man Blues
- Some Sweet Rainy Day



RST Blues Documents
BD-2063
401996Before The Blues, Vol. 2
The Early American Black Music Scene

Dallas String Band - Dallas Rag
Frank Stokes - How Long

Peg Leg Howell - Skin Game Blues
Memphis Jug Band - K.C. Moan
Charley Jordan - Just A Spoonful
Hattie Hudson - Doggone My Good Luck Soul
Eck Robertson - There's A Brown Skin Girl Down The Road Somewhere
Lulu Jackson - You're Going To Leave The Old Home Jim!
Tommy McClennan - Deep Blue Sea Blues
South Street Trio - Cold Morning Shout
Blind Joe Taggart - Been Listening All The Day
Charley Patton - Mississippi Bo Weavil Blues
Golden P- Harris - I'll Lead A Christian Life
Minnie Wallace - The Old Folks Started It
Tennessee Chocolate Drops - Vine Street Drag
Blind Willie Johnson - It's Nobody's Fault But Mine
Geeshie Wiley - Last Kind Words Blues
Roland & Scott - Guitar Stomp
Blind Lemond Jefferson - Jack O'diamond Blues
Emry Arthur - Reuben Oh Reuben
Blue Boys - Memphis Stomp
Louise Johnson - On The Wall
Frank Jenkins - Roving Cowboy
notes by Don Kent
and Richard Nevins
click to enlarge !
Yazoo CD 2016
411996Sweet Petunia - Essential Recordings Of Georgia Blues

- Skin Game Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Lonesome Blues - Eddie Anthony, Henry "Rubberlegs" Williams
- Broke and Hungry Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Georgia Crawl - Eddie Anthony, Henry "Rubberlegs" Williams
- Mississippi Heavy Water Blues - Barbecue Bob
- Motherless Chile Blues - Barbecue Bob
- Goin' up the Country - Barbecue Bob
- Ease It to Me Blues - Barbecue Bob
- No No Blues - Curley Weaver
- Sweet Petunia - Curley Weaver
- Mama Don't Rush Me Blues - Willie Baker

- Ball and Chain Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- She Looks So Good - Georgia Cotton Pickers
- She's Coming Back Some Day - Georgia Cotton Pickers
- De Kalb Chain Gang - Fred McMullen
- Daddy Don't Care - Buddy Moss
- Hard Road Blues - Buddy Moss
- Tampa Strut - The Georgia Browns
- Decatur Street 81 - The Georgia Browns
- It's a Good Little Thing - Blind Willie McTell
- B & O Blues, No. 2 - Blind Willie McTell
- Undertaker Blues - Buddy Moss
- Milk Cow Blues - Kokomo Arnold
- Twelves (Dirty Dozens) - Kokomo Arnold

Indigo CD 2045 (UK)
41a1996The Blues Collection Vol. 84 - East Coast Blues

Bobbie Leecan's Need-More Band
- Wash-Board Cut Out
Julius Daniels
- Ninety-Nine Year Blues [Victor 20658]
Blind Blake
- Southern Rag
Luke Jordan
- If I Call You Mama
Jack Gowdlock
- Poor Jane Blues

Peg Leg Howell & Eddie Anthony
- Turkey Buzzard Blues
Luke Jordan
- Pick Poor Robin Clean
Jack Gowdlock
- Rollin' Dough Blues
Julius Daniels & Bubba Lee Torrence
- Slippin' And Slidin' Up The Golden Street [Victor 20499]
Luke Jordan
- Tom Brown Sits In His Prison Cell
Blind Blake
- Depression's Gone From Me Blues
Blind Boy Fuller
- Walking And Looking Blues
Boy Green
- Play My Juke Box
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Carolina Blues
Gabriel Brown
- Down In The Bottom
Skoodle Dum Doo & Sheffield Seth Richard(s)
- Gas Ration Blues
Marylin Scott
- I Got What My Daddy Likes
Boy Green
- A And B Blues
Sunny Jones
- Don't Want Pretty Women
Skoodle Dum Doo & Sheffield Seth Richard(s)
- Tampa Blues


prod. by Tony Russell; remastering: John R.T. Davis
booklet notes
by Tony Russell







Orbis BLU NC084
421998Hard Times Come Again No More   Vol. 2
Rural Songs of Hard Times and Hardships
Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 30s

- Price Of Cotton Blues - Allen Brothers
- The Keno Rent Man - Cofer Brothers
- Bad Time Blues - Barbecue Bob
- Wreck Of The Tennessee Gravey Train - Sam McGee
- The Arkansas Sheik - Clayton McMichen/Riley Puckett/Calyton McMichen

- Away From Home - Jim Hill/Peg Leg Howell/Jim Hill
- I'm Satisfied - Earl Johnson
- Got The Farm Land Blues - The Carolina Tar Heels
- Times Is Tight Like That - Walter Vinson/Bo Carter
- Weave Room Blues - Fisher Hendley
- Boll Weevil - Alvin Conder/W.A. Lindsey/Alvin Conder
- Providence Help The Poor People - Joe Williams
- The Tramp - McGee Brothers
- Cotton Mill Colic - David McCarn
- Starvation Blues - Charley Jordan
- Broke Down Section Hand - Ernest V. Stoneman
- Little Old Sod Shanty - Jules Allen
- Down South Blues - Sleepy John Estes
- No One's Hard Up But Me - Red Brush Rowdies
- Cotton Mill Blues - Lee Brothers
- No Dough Blues - Blind Blake
- The Northern Starvers Are Returning Home - Charlie McCoy/Bo Carter/Charlie McCoy/Bob Carter
- Them Good Old Times Are Coming Back Again - Jim Baird


digitally remastered by Richard Nevins from original 78s
notes by Charles Wolfe

Yazoo CD 2037
431998My 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


digitally remastered from the original recordings by Richard Nevins
notes by Charles Wolfe



Yazoo CD 2039
441999Peg Leg Howell & His Gang: Coal Man Blues

- Coal Man Blues
- New Prison Blues
- New Jelly Roll Blues
- Beaver Slide Rag
- Papa Stobb Blues
- Too Tight Blues
- Moanin' And Groanin' Blues
- Hobo Blues
- Peg Leg Stomp
- Doin' Wrong
- Skin Game Blues
- Please Ma'am
- Rock And Gravel Blues
- Banjo Blues
- Turkey Buzzard Blues
- Turtle Dove Blues
- Broke And Hungry Blues
- Rolling Mill Blues
- Ball And Chain Blues
- Lonesome Blues
- Long, Tall, Disconnected Mama
- Royal Palm Special Blues
- Everything's Coming My Way
- Mean Florida Blues



P-Vine PCD-5767
44a1999Broke, 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
- 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)
451999Violin, Sing The Blues For Me
African-American Fiddlers, 1926 - 1947

- Violin Blues - Johnson Boys
- K.C. Railroad Blues - Andrew & Jim Baxter

- Beaver Slide Rag - Peg Leg Howell
- Alma Waltz - Mississippi Mud Steppers
- Window Pane Blues - Tommie Bradley
- Travelin' Railroad Man Blues - Alabama Sheiks
- Pig Meat Blues - Whistler & His Jug Band
- Right Now Blues - Frank Stokes
- East Jackson Blues - Bo Chatmon
- Memphis Blues - Mobile Strugglers
- Vine Street Drag - Tennessee Chocolate Drops
- Broken Bed Blues - Kansas City Blues Strummers
- Lonesome Blues - Eddie Anthony/Henry "Rubberlegs" Williams
- Memphis Shakedown - Memphis Jug Band
- Adam and Eve - Tommie Bradley
- Tell Me Man Blues - Henry "Son" Sims
- Blue Coat Blues - Tom Nelson
- Salty Dog - Booker Orchestra
- Baby, Please Don't Go - Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers
- Stop and Listen Blues No. 2 - Mississippi Sheiks
- Stealin' Blues - Cow Cow Davenport
- The Moore Girl - Andrew & Jim Baxter
- Highway 61 Blues - Jack Kelly & His South Memphis Jug Band
- Ted's Stomp - Louie Bluie

click to enlarge !
Old Hat CD 1002
462000Peg Leg Howell & Eddie Anthony
Complete Recordings in Chronological Order Vol. 1

Peg Leg Howell
- Coal Man Blues
- Tishamingo Blues
- New Prison Blues
- Fo' Day Blues
- New Jelly Roll Blues
- Beaver Slide Rag
- Papa Stobb Blues
- Sadie Lee Blues
- Too Tight Blues
- Moanin' And Groanin' Blues
- Hobo Blues
- Peg Leg Stomp
- Doin' Wrong
- Skin Game Blues
Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony
- Georgia Crawl
- Lonesome Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Please Ma'am
- Rock And Gravel Blues
- Low-Down Rounder Blues
- Fairy Blues
'Sloppy' Henry
- Canned Heat Blues
- Say I Do It

digitally remastered
notes by Paul Oliver

Document MBCD 2004
472000Peg Leg Howell & Eddie Anthony
Complete Recordings in Chronological Order Vol. 2

'Sloppy' Henry
- Long, Tall, Disconnected Mama
- Royal Palm Special Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Banjo Blues
- Turkey Buzzard Blues
- Turtle Dove Blues
- Walkin' Blues
Tampa Red & Macon Ed
- Wringing That Thing
- Worrying Blues

Peg Leg Howell
- Broke and Hungry Blues
- Rolling Mill Blues
- Ball and Chain Blues
- Monkey Man Blues
- Chittlin' Supper
- Away From Home
Macon Ed & Tampa Red
- Everything's Coming My Way
- Mean Florida Blues
- Try That Thing
- Tickle Britches
- Tantalizing Bootblack
- Warm Wipe Stomp
Brothers Wright & Williams
- I'll Play My Harp in Beulah Land


digitally remastered
notes by Paul Oliver



Document MBCD 2005
482001East Coast Blues

disc 1
- Crow Jane - Julius Daniels
- My Mamma Was A Sailor - Julius Daniels
- Georgia Stomp - Andrew And Jim Baxter
- Shake That Shimmy - Blind Boy Fuller
- Poor And Ain't Got A Dime - Floyd Council
- Blood Red River Blues - Josh White
- Gonna Tip Out Tonight - Pink Anderson
- Won't You Be Kind - Luke Jordan
- Long And Tall - Kokomo Arnold
- Georgia Rag - Blind Willie McTell
- Waycross Georgia Blues - Barbecue Bob
- Next Door Man - Georgia Browns
- Tricks Ain't Walkin' No More - Curley Weaver
- You Got To Give Me Some Of It - Buddy Moss/Josh White
- Daddy Don't Care - Buddy Moss
- Me And My Dog Blues - Brownie McGhee
- Let's Have A New Deal - Carl Martin
- Champagne Charlie Is My Name - Blind Blake

- Please Ma'am - Peg Leg Howell
- Ball And Chain Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Georgia Crawl - Henry Williams/Eddie Anthony
- Ragtime Millionaire - William Moore
- Barbershop Rag - William Moore

disc 2
- South Carolina Rag - Willie Walker
- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- Poor Jane Blues - Jack Gowdlock
- Rollin' Dough Blues - Jack Gowdlock
- Royal Palm Special Blues - Sloppy Henry
- Long, Tall Disconnected Mama - Sloppy Henry
- Decatur Street Drag - Guy Lumpkin
- Chain Gang Trouble - Charlie Lincoln
- Jealous Hearted Blues - Charlie Lincoln
- Rag Baby - Willie Baker
- Rolling Mama - Fred McMullen
- Poor Stranger Blues - Fred McMullen
- Hot Jelly Roll - George Carter
- Ghost Woman Blues - George Carter
- Come On In Here Mama - Richard And Welly Trice
- Trembling Bed Spring Blues - Richard And Welly Trice
- Harmonica And Washboard Breakdown - Sonny Terry
- Georgia Skin - Walter Beasley
- Southern Man Blues - Walter Beasley
- Unknown Blues - Tarter And Gay
- Brownie Blues - Tarter And Gay
- Mama, You Gotta Get It Fixed - Troy Ferguson
- Tampa Blues - Skoodle Dum Doo And Sheffield
2 CD set

Catfish KATCD 178

Catfish discography

492001Prison Blues

- Chain Gang Blues - Kokomo Arnold
- Big Rock Jail - Ed Bell
- He's In The Jailhouse Now - Jim Jackson
- Prison Blues - Alice Moore, Ike Rodgers
- Jailhouse Fire Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins
- Christmas In Jail, Ain't That A Pain - Leroy Carr
- Penitentiary Bound Blues - Sylvester Weaver
- Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Midnight Special - Leadbelly
- County Jail Special - Champion Jack Dupree
- The County Farm Blues - Mae Glover, James Parker

- New Prison Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- DeKalb Chain Gang - Fred McMullen
- The County Farm Blues - Bo Carter
- Alabama Prison Blues - Jesse Wadley
- County Jail - Big Maceo, Tampa Red
- Crime Don't Pay - Merline Johnson
- County Jail Blues - "Funny Paper" Smith
- Big House Bound - Blind Boy Fuller
- Ninety-Nine Year Blues - Julius Daniels
- Doin' A Stretch - Blind Blake, Alex Robinson
- Parchman Farm Blues - Bukka White, Washboard Sam
- Prisoner Bound - Frank Busby, Honey Hill

Catfish KATCD 179

Catfish discography

502005Atlanta Blues
Big City Blues from the Heartland

disc 1
Julius Daniels
- My Mamma Was A Sailor -
- Ninety-Nine Year Blues (take 1)
- Ninety-Nine Year Blues (take 2)
. I'm Goin' To Tell God How You Doin'
- Slippin' And Slidin' Up The Golden Street (take 2)
- Slippin' And Slidin' Up The Golden Street (take 3)
- Can't Put The Bridle On The Mule This Morning (take 1)
- Can't Put The Bridle On The Mule This Morning (take 2)
- Richmond Blues
- Richmond Blues (take 2)
- Crow Jane Blues
Curley Weaver
- Sweet Petunia
- No No Blues
- No No Blues
- Dirty Deal Blues
- It's The Best Stuff Yet
- Ta Ta Blues
- Baby Boogie Woogie
- Wild Cat Kitten
- No No Blues (take 1)
- No No Blues (take 2)
- Early Morning Blues
- Leg Iron Blues
- Some Cold Rainy Day
- Tippin' Tom


disc 2
Curley Weaver
- Birmingham Gamble
The Georgia Browns
- Tampa Strut
- Decatur Street 81
- Next Door Man (take 1)
- Next Door Man (take 2)
- It Must Have Been Her
- Who Stole De Lock
- Joker Man
Curley Weaver
- You Was Born To Die
- Dirty Mistreater
- Black Woman
- City Cell Blues
- Empty Room Blues
- Tricks Ain't Walking No More
- Sometime Mama
- Oh Lawdy Mama
- Two Faced Woman
- Early Morning Blues
- Fried Pie Blues
- Brown Skin Woman
- She Don't Treat Me Good No More
- I Keep On Drinkin'
- My Baby's Gone
- Ticket Agent
- Some Rainy Day
- Trixie


disc 3
Peg Leg Howell
- Coal Man Blues
- Tishamingo Blues
- New Prison Blues
- Fo' Day Blues
- New Jelly Roll Blues
- Beaver Slide Rag
- Papa Stobb Blues
- Sadie Lee Blues
- Too Tight Blues
- Moanin' And Groanin' Blues
- Hobo Blues
- Peg Leg Stomp
- Doin' Wrong
- Skin Game Blues
- Please Ma'am
- Rock And Gravel Blues
- Low-Down Rounder Blues
- Fairy Blues
- Banjo Blues
- Turkey Buzzard Blues
- Turtle Dove Blues
- Walkin' Blues
- Broke And Hungry Blues
- Rolling Mill Blues
- Ball And Chain Blues

disc 4
Peg Leg Howell
- Monkey Man Blues
- Chittlin' Supper
- Away From Home
Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony
- Georgia Crawl
- Lonesome Blues
Macon Ed & Tampa Joe
- Wringing That Thing
- Worrying Blues
- Everything's Coming My Way
- Mean Florida Blues
- Try That Thing
- Tickle Bridges
- Tantalizing Bootlack
- Warm Wipe Stomp

Sloppy Henry
- Canned Heat Blues
- Say I Do It
- Long, Tall, Disconnected Mama
- Royal Palm Special Blues
Lil McClintock
- Furniture Man
- Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
- Sow Good Seeds
- Mother Called Her Child To Her Dying Bedk
Lillie Mae
- Buggy Jail House Blues
- Wise Like That
- Mama Don't Want It
- Bootie Wah Bootie
4 CD box
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 7754
512010Let Me Tell You About The Blues
The Evolution of Atlanta Blues

CD 1
Ed Andrews - Time Ain't Gonna Make Me Stay
Julius Daniels - My Mama Was A Sailor
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Match Box Blues
Barbecue Bob - Barbecue Blues
Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band - Under The Chicken Tree
Riley Puckett - A Darkey's Wail
Blind Willie McTell - Mama Tain't Long Fo Day
Emery Glen - Back Door Blues
Memphis Jug Band - Kansas City Blues
Will Weldon - Turpentine Blues
Vol Stevens - Vol Stevens Blues
Charlie Lincoln - Jealous Hearted Blues

Peg Leg Howell - Skin Game Blues
- Bobby Grant - Lonesome Atlanta Blues
Pink Anderson/Simmie Dooley - CC & O Blues
Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony - Georgia Crawl
Nellie Florence - Midnight Weeping Blues
Uncle Bud Walker - Look Here Mama Blues

Sloppy Henry - Canned Heat Blues
Curley Weaver - No No Blues
Too Tight Henry - Charleston Contest Pt. 1
Billy Bird - Down In The Cemetery
Alec Johnson - Miss Meal Cramp Blues
Willie Baker - Mama, Don't Rush Me Blues
George Carter - Rising River Blues


CD 2
Macon Ed & Tampa Joe - Worrying Blues
Hambone Willie Newbern - Shelby County Workhouse Blues
Lonnie Coleman - Old Rock Island Blues

Peg Leg Howell & Jim Hill - Ball And Chain Blues
Harris & Harris - This Is Not The Stove To Brown Your Bread
Eli Framer - Framer's Blues
Barbecue Bob - She Shook Her Gin
Pillie Bolling - Brown Skin Woman
Barefoot Bill - Snigglin Blues
Blind Willie Johnson - You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond
Jaybird Coleman - Coffee Grinder Blues
Lil McClintock - Furniture Man
Willie Walker - South Carolina Rag
Georgia Cotton Pickers - I'm On My Way Down Home
Lillie Mae - Buggy Jail House Blues
Birmingham Jug Band - Giving It Away
King David's Jug Band - What s That Tastes Like Gravy
Bo Carter - What Kind Of Scent Is This
Mississippi Sheiks - Bed Spring Poker
Mary Willis (with Blind Willie McTell) - Talkin' To You Wimmen About The Blues
Fred McMullen - DeKalb Chain Gang
Georgia Browns - Decatur Street 81
Buddy Moss - Hard Times Blues
Chasey Collins - Atlanta Town
Blind Willie McTell - Dying Crapshooter's Blues


CD 3
Pinetop Slim - Applejack Boogie
Curley Weaver - Brown Skin Woman
Blind Willie McTell - Love Changin Blues
Frank Edwards - Gotta Get Together
David Wylie - You're Gonna Weep And Moan
Fred Jackson - Duck Fever
Billy Wright - Stacked deck
Blow Top Lynn - Reliefin Blues
Tommy Brown - V-8 Baby
Chuck Willis - It Ain't Right To Treat Me Wrong
Joyce Jackson - Body Rocking Daddy
Waymon Brown - Barefoot Susie
Roy Mays Orchestra - Royal Peacock Boogie
Willie Brown - Korea Blues
Little Richard - Get Rich Quick
Piano Red - Hey Good Lookin'
Junior Tamplin - Under The Viaduct (In Atlanta, GA)
Little Richard - Thinkin Bout My Mother
Melvin Smith - Everybody's Got The Blues
Zilla Mays & The Blues Caravan - Nite Shift Blues
H-Bomb Ferguson - You Made Me Baby
Billy Wright - Four Cold, Cold Walls
Arthur Big Boy Crudup - If You Ever Been To Georgia
Papa Lightfoot - Mean Old Train
Piano Red - Wrong Yo-Yo


3 CD set

Fantastic Voyage FVTD055


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Bruce Bastin: Red River Blues - The Blues Tradition in the Southeast.- Chicago (University of Illinois Press) 1986
- Robert M.W. Dixon, John Godrich & Howard W. Rye: Blues & Gospel Records 1890 - 1943, 4th ed. 1997, pp. 387, 408-409
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, pp. 238-239
- Robert Ford: A Blues Bibliography, 2nd Edition (Routledge Music Bibliographies) 2007, p. 475
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, pp. 251-252
- http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1653
- http://jasobrecht.com/atlanta-bluesmen-peg-leg-howell-gang/
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: http://tvaseyes.blogspot.com/2006_05_01_archive.html
picture on top of left column from Robert Crumb's 'Heroes Of The Blues' - A set of 36 cards # 2 (Yazoo Records. Inc.)

thanks to Alan Balfour and George Mitchell for additional info / scans

 

Peg Leg Howell; source: Back cover of Testament T-2204; photographer: George Mitchell; click to enlarge !
Peg Leg Howell 1963
source: Back cover of Testament T-2204; photographer: George Mitchell

 

Peg Leg Howell; source: front cover of OJL 22; photographer: George Mitchell; click to enlarge !
Peg Leg Howell 1963
source: front cover of OJL 22; photographer: George Mitchell
Peg Leg Howell; source: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Multimedia.jsp?id=m-4275; photographer: George Mitchell; click to enlarge !
Peg Leg Howell 1963
source: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org; photographer: George Mitchell

 

Fiddlin' Joe Martin; source: Bastin 1986, between p. 160-161 ('courtesy of George Mitchell'); click to enlarge !
This is not "Peg Leg Howell 1963"
as claimed in Bastin 1986, between pp. 160 & 161
but Fiddlin' Joe Martin (photographer: George Mitchell)

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