L I T T L E   J O H N N Y   J O N E S; source:
Little Johnny Jones (and his wife Letha)
source: http://sundayblues.org/archives/144

Little
Johnny
Jones

b. November 1, 1924 in Jackson, Mississippi
d. November 19, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois

discography

looking for

Little Johnny Jones

as accompanist
of

- Big Maceo
- Howlin' Wolf
- Elmore James
  (incl. J.T. Brown, Joe Turner)
- Magic Sam
- Jimmy Rogers
- Tampa Red

... then please have a look at

those artists' discographies !

accompaniments of
Harold Burrage, Willie Dixon,
J.B. Hutto, Lee Jackson, Albert
King, Muddy Waters, Eddie
Taylor and Junior Wells
will be added here gradually


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

Little Johnny Jones 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm / 7 inch 45 rpm
12/1950LITTLE JOHNNY   MUDDY WATERS

- Big Town Play Boy (U 7213)   @ youtube
- Shelby County Blues (U 7214)   @ youtube

rec. September 1949 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Jones, voc, p; Muddy Waters, Leroy Foster, gs; poss. Elga Edmonds, dr

Muddy Waters discography

Leroy Foster discography





the green Aristocrat labels tend
to fade with time. The faded
portions of the label look yellow,
and those that have faded all over
look brownish yellow:


Aristocrat 405
22/1950MUDDY WATERS

- Screaming And Crying (U 7215)   @ youtube
- Where's My Woman Been (U 7216)   @ youtube

rec. c. September 1949 in Chicago, IL; Muddy Waters, voc, g; Johnny Jones, p; Jimmy Rogers, g; Leroy Foster, dr

Muddy Waters discography

Leroy Foster discography

Jimmy Rogers discography




Aristocrat 406
   

- Last Time I Fool Around With You (U 7217)   @ youtube

rec. c. September 1949 in Chicago, IL; Muddy Waters, voc, g; Johnny Jones, p; Jimmy Rogers (or Tampa Red), g; Leroy Foster, dr
Aristocrat unissued

Chess LP 6641 174
Chess LP 9180

31953LITTLE JOHNNY JONES and the CHICAGO HOUND DOGS

- Dirty By The Dozen (FL121)   @ youtube
- I May Be Wrong (FL122)   @ youtube

rec. October 1953 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Jones, voc, p; J.T. Brown, ts; Elmore James, g; poss. Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne, dr



Flair 1010
411/1954LITTLE JOHNNY JONES

- Doin' The Best I Can (A 1336-1)   @ youtube
- Hoy Hoy (A 1338-2)   @ youtube

rec. October [or November] 9, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Jones, voc, p; J.T. Brown, ts; Elmore James, g; Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne, dr







Atlantic 1045
   

- Wait Baby (A1335)   @ youtube
- Hoy Hoy (alt. tk.)
- Chicago Blues (A1337)   @ youtube

rec. October [or November] 9, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Jones, voc, p; J.T. Brown, ts; Elmore James, g; Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne, dr
Atlantic unissued

Atlantic SD 7227 (1972)

4a1953ALBERT KING

- Be On Your Merry Way (P-53177)   @ Spotify
- Bad Luck Blues (P-53178)   @ youtube

rec. November 30, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Albert Nelson, voc, g; Johnny Jones, p; John Brim, g; Willie Dixon, b; Grace Brim, dr



Parrot 798
   

- Little Boy Blue (P-53175-1) #   @ youtube
- Little Boy Blue (P-53175-2) * §   @ youtube
- Sweet Woman (P-53176) *
- Hand Me Down Blues [alt of above] (P-53176-2) #   @ youtube
- Murder (P-53179) []   @ Spotify

rec. November 30, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Albert Nelson, voc, g; Johnny Jones, p; John Brim, g; Willie Dixon, b; Grace Brim, dr
Parrot unissued

# Relic LP 8024

* Blue Night BN0731669

§ Relic CD 7015

[] Chess LP 1538


LP / CD compilations
5196?Blues From Chicago Volume 2

Jimmy Lee Robinson and Band
- All Of My Life
Tommy Brown with Big Walter 'Shakey' Horton
- Remember Me
- Southern Women
Lazy Bill Lucas and his Blue Rhythms
- I Had A Dream
Otis Spann with Band
- Five Spot


Elmore James and his Broomdusters
- Baby What's Wrong
- Sinful Woman
Junior Wells and his Eagle Rockers
- Lawdy Lawdy (Lord, Lord) [States 139]
Muddy Waters with Rhythm Accompaniment
- You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead And Gone)

Little Johnny Jones & The Chicago Hound Dogs
- Sweet Little Woman (Dirty By The Dozen) [Flair 1010]



Python PLP-KM 9

Python discography

61972Blues Piano - Chicago Plus
Blues Originals Vol. 4

Little Johnny Jones
- Chicago Blues (A1337) # [previously unissued]
Floyd Dixon
- When I Get Lucky
Little Brother Montgomery
- Shreveport Farewell

Little Johnny Jones
- Hoy Hoy (alt. tk.) # [previously unissued]
Floyd Dixon
- Floyd's Blues
Little Brother Montgomery
- Talkin' Boogie
Frank Sweet Williams
- Sweet's Slow Blues

Meade Lux Lewis
- Riff Boogie
Little Brother Montgomery
- Vicksburg Blues
Floyd Dixon
- Hey Bartender

Little Johnny Jones
- Wait Baby (A1335) # [previously unissued]
Little Brother Montgomery
- Farish Street Jive
Floyd Dixon
- Two Piano Blues

Little Johnny Jones
- Up The Line (A1338-2) (Doin' The Best I Can) # [Atlantic 1045]

# rec. October [or November] 9, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Jones, voc, p; J.T. Brown, ts; Elmore James, g; Ransom Knowling, b: Odie Payne, dr
programmed by Pete Lowry

Atlantic SD-7227 inner gatefold

notes by Pete Lowry



Atlantic SD-7227




= Atlantic P-6187 A (Jp)

71972Genesis Vol. 1
The Beginnings Of Rock

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

Leroy Foster
- Shady Grove
Forrest City Joe
- Memory Of Sonny Boy [Aristocrat 3101]
- Sawdust Bottom [Aristocrat unissued]
Robert Nighthawk
- Anna Lee
- Sweet Black Angel

Johnny Jones   Muddy Waters
- Big Town Play Boy [Aristocrat 405]
- Shelby County Blues [Aristocrat 405]


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

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



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

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



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

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


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

Chess 6641 047
(UK Phonogram)

'Genesis' discography

86/1972Genesis - Maxi Single
4 tracks from The Beginnings Of Rock

Muddy Waters - They Call Me Muddy Waters
Memphis Minnie - Me And My Chauffeur

Jimmy Rogers - Walking By Myself

Little Johnny Jones - Big Town Play Boy [Aristocrat 405]

7 inch 45 rpm

Chess 6145 011
(UK Phonogram)

'Genesis' discography

91979Little Johnny Jones with Billy Boy Arnold
Rare Recording by Elmore James' Legendary Piano Man

- The Dirty Dozens *
- Hello Baby *
- Sloppy Drunk #   @ youtube
- Worried Life Blues *   @ youtube
- I Believe I'll Give It Up *
- Early In The Morning #   @ youtube
- One Room Country Shack #

- She Wants To Sell My Monkey *
- I Hear My Black Name Ringing #
- Ouch ! *
- Nine Below Zero *
- I Have Got To Go #
- Love Her With A Feeling *

rec. June 25, 1963 live at the Fickle Pickle, Chicago, IL by Norman Dayron; Billy Boy Arnold, hca, # voc; Johnny Jones, p, * voc
notes by Bruce Iglauer





Alligator AL 4717






= Sonet SNTF 821 (UK)

notes by Bruce Iglauer



= Alligator ALCD 4717 (1992)

101980Chicago Blues
- Live at the Fickle Pickle


Johnny Jones & Willie Dixon
- Johnny's Boogie []
Maxwell Street Jimmy
- Long Haired Doney
John Henry Barbee
- Baby I Need Your Love
Blind James Brewer
- Big Road Blues
- Poor Kelly
Big Joe Williams
- Sugar Mama

Maxwell Street Jimmy
- Make Some Love To Me
- Smokestack Lightnin'
John Henry Barbee
- Tell Me Baby

Billy Boy Arnold & Johnny Jones
- Sloppy Drunk #
- Early In The Morning #
- My Little Machine #
- Going To The River #

[] rec. 1963 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Jones, voc, p; Willie Dixon, b

# rec. June 25, 1963 live at the Fickle Pickle, Chicago, IL by Norman Dayron; Billy Boy Arnold, voc, hca; Johnny Jones, p
notes by George Mitchell
and Bruce Bastin
click to enlarge !

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Flyright LP 549

Flyright discography

111980LITTLE JOHNNY JONES & THE TOE TWISTERS

- Prison Bound Blues (64-1815)   @ soundcloud (excerpt)
- Don't You Lie To Me (64-1816)   @ soundcloud (excerpt)



unissued track from same session:
- I Get Evil



rec. 1964 in Chicago, IL by Carl Jones; Johnny Jones, voc, p; poss. Boyd Atkins, ts; Lee Jackson, g; b; dr

Johnny Jones' widow, Letha Jones, owned an acetate of the two above titles and Jim O'Neal of Rooster Records licensed the rights from her to issue this 45
7 inch 45 rpm







Rooster R-23
121982Tampa Red 1944-1952
featuring Johnny Jones

- It's A Brand New Boogey # [Victor 23-0043]
- Corrine Blues [Victor 20-2432]
- New Bad Luck Blues [Victor 20-2432]

- Come On If You're Coming # [Victor 23-0053]
- Sure Enough I Do [Bluebird 34-0731]
- Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is # [Victor 23-0043]
- Look A There Look A There # [Victor 20/47-4898]
- Sugar Baby [Victor 20-3309]

- New Deal Blues # [Victor 22/50-0094]
- I'll Never Let You Go # [Victor 20-5273]
- Don't Blame Shorty For That # [Victor 22/50-0107] #
- Too Late Too Long # [Victor 20/47-5134]
- 1950 Blues # [] [Victor 22/50-0084]
- I'm Gonna Put You Down # [Victor 20/47-4722]
- Got A Mind To Leave This Town # [Victor 20-5273]

# with Johnny Jones, p, [] 2nd voc

Tampa Red discography

notes by Chris Bentley







Krazy Kat KK 7411

Krazy Kat discography

131983Elmore James: King Of The Slide Guitar

- Lost Woman Blues (Please Find My Baby alt. tk.)
- One More Drink
- Strange Kinda Feeling
- Sho Nuff I Do
- My Best Friend
- So Mean To Me
- Wild About You Baby

- Sweet Little Woman [Flair 1010] *
- Long Tall Woman
- Where Can My Baby Be
- Dark & Dreary
- My Baby's Gone
- I May Be Wrong [Flair 1010] *
- Elmo's Shuffle (Part 2)

* Little Johnny Jones, voc

notes by Ray Topping



Ace CH 68
141983Chess Masters - Chicago Blues

Johnny Jones - Big Town Playboy
Johnny Jones - Shelby County
Blue Smitty - Sad Story [Chess 1522]
Blue Smitty - Elgin Movements [Chess unissued]
Blue Smitty - Date Bait [Chess unissued]
Eddie Boyd - Twenty Four Hours

J B Lenoir - Eisenhower Blues
J B Lenoir - Sitting Down Thinking
John Brim - It Was A Dream
Henry Gray - I Declare That Ain't Right
Henry Gray - Matchbox Blues
John Brim - Lifetime Baby


Otis Spann - It Must Have Been The Devil
Otis Spann - Five Spot
John Brim - Go Away
John Brim - That Ain't Right
Jimmy Rogers - You're The One
Jimmy Rogers - If It Ain't Me

Muddy Waters - Rock Me
Jimmy Rogers - One Kiss
Howlin' Wolf< - I'm Leavin' You
Buddy Guy - Let Me Love You Baby
Buddy Guy - My Time After Awhile
Robert Nighthawk - Someday


concept by Matt Haywood; compiled by Leslie Fancourt & Matt Haywood
DLP



Chess CXMD 4013 (UK)
151984Muddy Waters: Rare And Unissued

- Little Anna Mae
- Mean Disposition
- Feel Like Going Home
- You're Gonna Miss Me
- Stand Here Trembling

- Last Time I Fool Around With You
- Where My Woman Been

- Gal You Gotta Watch
- Lonesome Day
- Iodine In My Coffee
- Smokestack Lightning
- Let Me Hang Around
- Born Lover
- Deep Down In My Heart



Chess CH 9180
161992Chess Blues

disc 1:
- Lollypop Mama - Clarence Samuels
- Bilbo Is Dead - Andrew Tibbs
- Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim
- Fly Right, Little Girl - Sunnyland Slim
- Little Anna Mae - Muddy Waters
- I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
- My Sweet Lovin' Woman - Robert Nighthawk
- I Feel Like Going Home - Muddy Waters
- She Ain't Nowhere - Sunnyland Slim
- Florida Hurricane - St. Louis Jimmy
- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe
- Tonky Boogie - Forrest Sykes
- Cryin' The Blues - Laura Rucker
- My Head Can't Rest Anymore - Baby Face Leroy

- Big Town Playboy - Johnny Jones
- Sweet Black Angel - Robert Nighthawk
- Rollin' Stone - Muddy Waters
- Luedella - Jimmy Rogers
- Mother Earth - Memphis Slim
- Dr. Ross' Boogie - Doctor Ross
- Joliet Blues - Johnny Shines<
- Moanin' At Midnight - Howlin' Wolf
- All Night Long - Muddy Waters Alternate Take
- Mr. Commissioner - Arbee Stidham Alternate Take
- Getting Old And Grey - Howlin' Wolf


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


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


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

Chess CX3663
171993Elmore James and His Broomdusters
The Classic Early Recordings 1951-1956


CD 1 Canton Crusade
- Dust My Broom
- Please Find My Baby [take 1]
- Hawaiian Boogie [take 1]
- Please Find My Baby [take]
- Hand in Hand
- Long Tall Woman
- Rock My Baby Right
- One More Drink [take 1]
- My Baby's Gone (Won't Be Back No...
- One More Drink [take 2]
- Lost Woman Blues (aka Please Fin...
- I Believe (My Time Ain't Long)
- I Held My Baby Last Night
- Baby What's Wrong
- Sinful Woman
Bep Brown Orchestra
- Round House Boogie (aka Sax Symphonic Boogie)
- Dumb Woman Blues
J.T Brown
- Sax-Ony Boogie [Instrumental]
- Kickin' the Blues Around (aka Flaming Blues)
Little Johnny Jones
- I May Be Wrong
- Sweet Little Woman

CD 2 Broomdusting in Chicago
- Early in the Morning
- Can't Stop Lovin' My Baby
- Hawaiian Boogie [take 2]
- Make a Little Love
- My Best Friend [take 1]
- Make My Dreams Come True [take 2]
- Make My Dreams Come True [take 3]
- Make My Dreams Come True [take 4]
- Make My Dreams Come True [take 7]
- Strange Kinda Feeling [take 1]
- Strange Kinda Feeling [take 2]
- Strange Kinda Feeling [take 3]
- Strange Kinda Feeling [take 4]
- Strange Kinda Feeling [take 5]
- Strange Kinda Feeling [take 6]
- Dark and Dreary [take 1]
- Dark and Dreary [take 2]
- Dark and Dreary [take 4]
- Quarter Past Nine
- Where Can My Baby Be [take 1]
- Where Can My Baby Be [take 8]
- Where Can My Baby Be [take 9]
- Please Come Back to Me (Sho' Nuff]
- Sho' Nuff I Do [session talk & false start]
- Sho' Nuff I Do [alternate take]
- Sho' Nuff I Do
- 1839 Blues
- I Got a Strange Baby [False Start]
- Canton, Mississippi Breakdown [I...

CD 3 Culver City to the Crescent City
- Standing at the Crossroads
- Late Hours at Midnight
- Happy Home
- Sunny Land
- Way You Treat Me (aka Mean and Evil]
- No Love in My Heart
- Dust My Blues
- I Was a Fool
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Good Bye (Baby)
- So Mean to Me [take 2]
- So Mean to Me [take 3]
- So Mean to Me [take 4]
- Wild About You Baby [Chat & False start]
- Wild About You Baby
- Wild About You Baby
- Elmo's Shuffle [take 3] [Instrumental]
- Elmo's Shuffle [take 4]
- Elmo's Shuffle [take 5]
- Long Tall Woman
- Long Tall Woman
3 CD set

Flair / Ace ABOXCD 4


= Ace ABOXCD 4 (2007)

17a1997The Aristocrat Of The Blues
The Best of Aristocrat Records

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


disc 2:
- You're Gonna Miss Me - Muddy Waters
- Mean Red Spider - Muddy Waters
- Standin' Here Tremblin' - Muddy Waters
- Muddy Jumps One - Muddy Waters
- Streamline Woman - Muddy Waters
- Hard Days - Muddy Waters
- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe [Aristocrat 3101]
- Baby, I'm Sick Of You - Duke Jenkins' Aristocrats
- Sweet Black Angel - Robert Nighthawk
- She Knows How To Love A Man - Robert Nighthawk
- Anna Lee - Robert Nighthawk
- Return Mail Blues - Robert Nighthawk
- Little Geneva - Muddy Waters
- Canary Bird - Muddy Waters
- Burying Ground - Muddy Waters
- You Gonna Need My Help - Muddy Waters

- Big Town Playboy - Little Johnny Jones [Aristocrat 405]
- Shelby County Blues - Little Johnny Jones [Aristocrat 405]
- Screamin' And Cryin' - Muddy Waters [Aristocrat 406]
- Where's My Woman Blues - Muddy Waters [Aristocrat 406]
- Last Time I Fool Around With You - Muddy Waters
- Six Three O - Robert Nighthawk
- Prison Bound - Robert Nighthawk
- Jackson Town Gal - Robert Nighthawk
- Rollin' And Tumblin' Part 1 - Muddy Waters
- Rollin' And Tumblin' Part 2 - Muddy Waters


2 CD set

Chess/MCA 9387

= Chess MVCE-30017 (Jp)

182000Messing With The Blues - Atlantic Blues

- Hoy Hoy aka Hop, Skip And Jump - Little Johnny Jones [Atlantic 1045]
- Up The Line (Doin' The Best I Can) - Little Johnny Jones [Atlantic 1045]
- Chicago Blues - Little Johnny Jones [Atlantic SD 7227]
- Wait Baby - Little Johnny Jones [Atlantic SD 7227]
- Hoy Hoy (alt tk) - Little Johnny Jones [Atlantic SD 7227]
- TV Mama - Joe Turner & His Blues Kings [Atlantic 1016]
- T-Bone Shuffle - T-Bone Walker
- Play On Little Girl - T-Bone Walker
- Bad Blood aka Think You Need A Shot - Jack Dupree
- Junker's Blues - Jack Dupree
- A Bit Of Soul - Ray Charles
- Losing Hand - Ray Charles
- Sinner's Prayer - Ray Charles
- After Hours Session - Frank 'Floorshow' Culley & His Band
- Climbin' Up To Heaven Blues (part 1) - Jimmy Earle & The Jazz Kings
- Cold Love - Lucky Davis & His Blues Kings
- Messin' Up - Chuck Norris
- Let Me Know - Chuck Norris
- Guitar Lovin' Man (Lovin' Guitar Man) - John Lee Hooker
- Real Real Gone - John Lee Hooker
- She's A W-O-M-A-N aka Mannish Boy - Jimmy Griffin & His Band (with Beau Fairley, voc)
- Blue Harlem - Tiny Grimes & His Sextet
- Draggin' Hours - Odelle Turner with The Jesse Stone Orch.
- Break Of Day Blues - Hal Paige & His Band
- Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee - Larry Dale



Ace CDCHD 773
1910/2014The Aristocrat Blues Story

CD 1:
- Rollin' And Tumblin' (Part 1) - Muddy Waters
- My Baby, My Baby - Sunnyland Slim
- Jackson Town Gal - Robert Nighthawk

- Shelby County Blues - Little Johnny Jones [Aristocrat 405]
- I Feel Like Crying - Andrew Tibbs
- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forest City Joe
- Boogie Woogie Blues - Clarence Samuels
- Locked Out Boogie - LeRoy Foster
- Florida Hurricane - St. Louis Jimmy
- Ice Man Blues - Tom Archia with George Kirby
- You're Gonna Miss Me - Muddy Waters
- Toothless Woman Blues - Andrew Tibbs
- Chicago Boogie - Five Blazes & Ernie Harper
- I'm Bound For Canaan Land - Famous Blue Jay Singers Of Birmingham
- Crying The Blues - Laura Rucker
- Mean And Evil Baby - Tom Archia with Sheba Griffin
- Six Three 0 - Robert Nighthawk
- Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim

CD 2:
- Annie Lee Blues - Robert Nighthawk with Robert McCullum
- Lollipop Mama - Clarence Samuels
- Screamin' And Cryin' - Muddy Waters
- She Ain't Nowhere - Sunnyland Slim
- A Woman On Every Street - Forest City Joe
- Drinkin' Blues - Tom Archia
- So Nice And Kind - St. Louis Jimmy
- Baby I'm Sick Of You - Duke Jenkins' Aristocrats
- Shady Grove Blues - LeRoy Foster
- She's Gone - The Dozier Boys
- Married Man Blues - Andrew Tibbs with Tom Archia
- Black Angel Blues - Robert Nighthawk with Robert McCullum
- Fly Right Little Girl - Sunnyland Slim
- Tonky Boogie - Forrest Sykes
- Cherry - Tom Archia with Sheba Griffin

- Big Town Playboy - Little Johnny Jones [Aristocrat 405]
- Bilbo Is Dead - Andrew Tibbs
- I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters


2 CD set

One Day Music
5060255182666
202015Johnny Jones: Doin' The Best I Can

CD 1:
Little Johnny Jones
- Sweet Little Woman (3:05)
- I May Be Wrong (2:52)
- Wait Baby (3:11)
- Hoy, Hoy (2:40)
- Chicago Blues (3:13)
- Doin' The Best I Can (2:41)
Tampa Red
- Come On If You're Coming (2:53)
- Please Try To See It My Way (3:06)
Big Maceo
- One Sunday Morning (2:50)
- Just Tell Me Baby (2:31)
- Do You Remember (2:27)
- Big City Blues (2:33)
Tampa Red
- It's Too Late Now (2:58)
- I'll Find My Way (2:38)
- Midnight Boogie (2:47)
- I Miss My Lovin' Blues (2:56)
- Since My Baby's Been Gone (2:49)
- She's A Cool Operator (3:04)
- Look A-There, Look A-There (2:44)
- True Love (2:45)
- All Mixed Up Over You (2:49)
- So Much Trouble (3:02)
Joe Turner
- Ti-Ri-Lee (2:56)
- Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop (2:47)
- TV Mama (2:48)

CD 2:
Elmore James
- Baby What's Wrong (2:56)
- I Believe (3:16)
- Sinful Woman (2:54)
- I Held My Baby Last Night (3:25)
J.T. Brown
- Round House Boogie (2:49)
- Kickin' The Blues Around (3:00)
- Saxony Boogie (2:39)
- Dumb Woman Blues (3:16)
Elmore James
- Early In The Morning (2:50)
- Hawaiian Boogie (2:21)
- Can't Stop Lovin' (2:26)
- Make A Little Love (2:51)
- Make My Dreams Come True (2:42)
- Strange Kinda Feelin' (2:33)
- Dark And Dreary (2:48)
- Sho' Nuff I Do (2:54)
- 1839 Blues (3:16)
Junior Wells
- Cut That Out (2:52)
- Ways Like An Angel (3:16)
- Hoodoo Man (3:06)
- Tomorrow Night (2:28)
- Eagle Rock (2:22)
- Junior's Wail (2:55)
Elmore James
- The Twelve Year Old Boy (3:05)
- Coming Home (2:27)
- It Hurts Me Too (3:05)
- Knocking At Your Door (2:38)
- Elmore's Contribution To Jazz (2:19)

2 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven











JSP JSPCD 4245


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Jean-Claude Arnaudon: Dictionnaire du Blues.- Paris, France (Filipacci) 1977, pp. 143, 146
- Karel Bogaert: Blues Lexicon.- Antwerpen (Standaard) 1972, p. 201
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 280, 411
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, pp. 294-295
- http://www.rockabilly.nl/references/messages/sugar_chile_robinson.htm
- http://hubcap.clemson.edu/~campber/aristocrat.html
- http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/johnny_jones
- http://blueslim.m78.com/maceojones.html
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: http://blueslim.m78.com/maceojones.html

thanks to Alan Balfour, David Cox, Bob Eagle, Steve Franz, Lex Jansen and Robert L. Campbell for additional info / scans

 

Odie Payne, Little Johnny Jones, Willie Mabon, Big Bill Hill, Sam Dawson, Caledonia Lounge, Chicago 1950; source: Blues Forum Nr. 2 (März/April/Mai 1981), p. 41; photoshop treated by Stefan Wirz
Odie Payne, Little Johnny Jones, Willie Mabon, Big Bill Hill, Sam Dawson, Caledonia Lounge, Chicago 1950
source: Blues Forum Nr. 2 (März/April/Mai 1981), p. 41; photoshop treated by Stefan Wirz

 

Eddie Taylor, 'T.J.', Little Johnny Jones, Boyd Atkins, prob. mid-1950s; source: Back cover of Alligator AL 4717  ('Photos courtesy Letha Jones'); a bit photoshop treated by Stefan Wirz
Eddie Taylor, "T.J.", Little Johnny Jones, Boyd Atkins, prob. mid-1950s
source: Back cover of Alligator AL 4717 ("Photos courtesy Letha Jones"); a bit photoshop treated by Stefan Wirz

 

Little Johnny Jones and Otis Spann with George 'Mojo' Buford, Chicago, late 1950s; source: Living Blues 42 (1979), p. 24 ('Courtesy Letha Jones')
Little Johnny Jones and Otis Spann with George 'Mojo' Buford, Chicago, late 1950s
source: Living Blues 42 (1979), p. 24 ("Courtesy Letha Jones")

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