D I C K   J U S T I C E  Cocaine (Brunswick 395)
Dick Justice
Richard Justice
b. 1906 in Logan County, West Virginia
d. September 12, 1962

discography
D I C K   J U S T I C E; source: Front cover of Document DOCD-8004
source: Front cover of Document DOCD-8004

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

Dick Justice 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11929Jarvis & Justice

- Guian Valley Waltz (C3517- )   @ Spotify
- Poor Girl's Waltz (C3518- ) #   @ Spotify

rec. May 20, 1929 in Chicago, Ill; Reese Jarvis, f; Dick Justice, g, # sp

Brunswick 333

Brunswick 100 series

21929Dick Justice

- Little Lulie (C3514- )   @ Spotify
- Brown Skin Blues (C3515- )   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. May 20, 1929 in Chicago, Ill; Dick Justice, voc, g

Brunswick 336
31929Jarvis & Justice

Brunswick 358
Jarvis & Justice
- Poca River Blues (C3519- )   @ Spotify
- Muskrat Rag (C3520- )   @ Spotify

Brunswick 52083
as by Les Deux Gaspesiens
- La danse de la rivier bleue (C3519- )
- Le reel ā quatre (C3520- )

rec. May 20, 1929 in Chicago, Ill; Reese Jarvis, f; Dick Justice, g

Brunswick 358

= Brunswick 52083

= Melotone M18010

41929Dick Justice

- Henry Lee (C3521- )   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- One Cold December Day (C3522- )   @ Spotify

rec. May 21, 1929 in Chicago, Ill; Dick Justice, voc, g
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Brunswick 367
51929Dick Justice

- Cocaine (C3516- )   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Old Black Dog (C3513- )   @ Spotify

rec. May 20, 1929 in Chicago, Ill; Dick Justice, voc, g
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Brunswick 395
   

- K.C. Brown (C3523-A) #
- West Virginia Girl (C3524-A) *

rec. May 21, 1929 in Chicago, Ill; Dick Justice, voc, g

# Brunswick unissued
* Brunswick rejected

LP / CD compilations
61952Anthology Of American Folk Music
Volume One: Ballads


LP 1:
- Henry Lee - Dick Justice
- Fatal Flower Garden - Nelstone's Hawaiians
- The House Carpenter - Clarence Ashley
- Drunkard's Special - Coley Jones
- Old Lady and the Devil - Bill & Belle Reed
- The Butcher's Boy - Buell Kazee
- The Waggoner's Lad - Buell Kazee

- King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O - Chubby Parker
- Old Shoes And Leggins - Uncle Eck Dunford
- Willie Moore - Burnett & Rutherford
- A Lazy Farmer Boy - Buster Carter & Preston Young
- Peg and Awl - The Carolina Tar Heels
- Ommie Wise - G. B. Grayson
- My Name Is John Johanna - Kelly Harrell


LP 2:
- Bandit Cole Younger - Edward L. Crain
- Charles Guiteau - Kelly Harrell
- John Hardy Was A Desperate Little Man - The Carter Family
- Gonna Die With My Hammer In My Hand - Wiliamson Brothers & Curry
- Stackalee - Frank Hutchison
- White House Blues - Charlie Poole w/ North Carolina Ramblers
- Frankie - Mississippi John Hurt [OKeh 8560]

- When That Great Ship Went Down - William & Versey Smith
- Engine 143 - The Carter Family
- Kassie Jones - Furry Lewis
- Down On Penny's Farm - The Bently Boys
- Mississippi Boweavil Blues - The Masked Marvel
- Got the Farm Land Blues - The Carolina Tar Heels


edited by Harry Smith
2 LP set
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Folkways FP-251

2 LP set
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= Folkways FA 2951


1997 re-released as 6 CD
box set by Smithsonian
Folkways

2 LP set
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= Doxy DOY625 (It 2009)

71966A Collection of Mountain Blues

Sam McGhee
- Railroad Blues
Lowe Stokes & his North Georgians
- Left All Alone Again Blues
Jimmy Tarlton
- Careless Love
Leake County Revelers
- Leake County Blues
Carolina Tar Heels
- Farm Girl Blues
Dock Boggs
- Down South Blues

Frank Hutchison
- Cannon Ball Blues
Narmour & Smith
- Carroll County Blues

Dick Justice
- Brown Skin Blues
Burnett & Rutherford
- Curley Headed Woman
Doc Roberts
- Cumberland Blues
Clarence Green
- Johnson City Blues


notes by Tom Carter



County 511
81979Reefer Madness

- Weed - Bea Foote
- Cocaine - Dick Justice
- Willie The Chimney Sweeper - Ernest Rodgers
- Reefer Head Woman - Jazz Gillum & His Jazz Boys
- The Mess Is Here - Cow Cow Davenport
- Pipe Dream Blues - Josie Miles
- Willie The Weeper - Frankie 'Half Pint' Jackson
- Cocaine Blues - Luke Jordan
- Save The Roach For Me - Buck Washington
- Muggles - Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
- Kokey Joe - Mills Blue Rhythm Band
- Sendin' The Vipers - Mezz Mezzrow & His Orchestra
- Viper's Drag - Fats Waller
- Viper's Dream - Quintette of the Hot Club of France
- Chant Of The Weed - Don Redman & His Orchestra
- Blue Reefer Blues - Richard Jones & His Jazz Wizards


prod. by Bernard Brightman
notes (April 1979)
by Larry Sloman



Stash ST-119
91986Viper 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


= Jass CD 4
"25 songs ..."


= Mojo MOJ 306 (1996)

10199?My Rough & Rowdy Ways Vol. 2

Dick Justice
- Cocaine

Yazoo CD 2040
111997Old-Time Music from West Virginia
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order

The Williamson Brothers
- Cumberland Gap
- Warfield
- Fun's All Over
- Lonesome Road Blues
- Old Arm Chair
The Williamson Brothers & Curry
- Gonna Die With My Hammer in My Hand

Dick Justice
- Old Black Dog
- Little Lulie
- Brown Skin Blues
- Cocaine
- Guian Valley Waltz
- Poor Girl's Waltz
- Poca River Blues
- Muskrat Rag
- Henry Lee
- One Cold December Day
Frank Hutchison
- Chevrolet Six
- Cumberland Gap
- Deal
- Railroad Bill
- Johnny and Jane, Pt. 1
- Johnny and Jane, Pt. 1
- Cannon Ball Blues
- K.C. Blues

notes by Tony Russell



Document DOCD 8004
122000Old-Time Music of West Virginia Vol. 2
Ballads, Blues and Breakdowns

- Garfield March - Kessinger Brothers
- Sweet Bird - West Virginia Night Owls
- West Virginia Rag - Frank Hutchison

- Poca River Blues - Justice & Jarvis
- Beckley Rag - Harvey & Copeland
- Gonna Die With My Hammer In My Hand - Williamson Bros. & Curry
- Explosion In The Fairmont Mines - Blind Alfred Reed
- Stack-o-lee - Fruit Jar Guzzlers
- Home Brew Rag - Tweedy Brothers
- The Miner's Blues - Frank Hutchison
- Underneath The Sugar Moon - Harvey & Copeland
- Sally Goodin - Kessinger Brothers
- Kentucky Bootlegger - Fruit Jar Guzzlers
- Warfield - Williamson Bros. & Curry
- You'll Miss Me - Blind Alfred Reed
- Lonesome Road Blues - Leftwich & Lilly

- Muskrat Rag - Jarvis & Justice
- Liza Jane - Mcclung Brothers
- Ragtime Annie - Corn Cob Crushers



County CD 3519
13200?The Songsters Tradition
Before The Blues

Dick Justice
- Cocaine
Luke Jordan
- Pick Poor Robin Clean

Saga CD 11
142009The Roots of Nick Cave

- Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
- Shake, Rattle and Roll - Big Joe Turner
- Keep a Knockin' - Little Richard
- Cat Man - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
- I Put a Spell on You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins
- I'm Gonna Kill That Woman - John Lee Hooker
- Bottle Up and Go - Leadbelly
- Wade in the Water - Ella Jenkins
- Jesus Met the Woman at the Well - Alabama Singers
- Another Man Done Gone - Odetta
- Black Betty - Leadbelly
- Mourning Song - Harry Belafonte
- Fever - Little Willie John
- 99 Ways - Charlie Gracie
- Lost Highway - Hank Williams
- Streets of Laredo, The - Roy Rogers
- Down in the Willow Garden - Hobard Smith/Hobart Smith/Texas Gladden
- Shine on Me - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Singers
- King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O - Chubby Parker
- Stack O' Lee - Mississippi John Hurt

- Henry Lee - Dick Justice
- John the Revelator - Blind Willie Johnson

notes by Dave Henderson

Snapper CD


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Ross Laird: Brunswick Records - A Discography of Recordings 1916-1931.- p. 1082
- Tony Russell: Country Music Records - A Discography, 1921-1942 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), p. 453, 468
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: front cover of Document DOCD-8004

thanks to John Heneghan for label scan

 

Stefan Wirz


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