L + R   R e c o r d sHorst Lippmann (left) & Fritz Rau (right); source: Front cover of L+R CD 714526; click to enlarge !
Horst Lippmann (left) & Fritz Rau (right)
source: Front cover of L + R CD 714526

L + R Records
blues discography

ad in Blues Forum Nr. 8/1982, p. 22; click to enlarge!

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LPs / CDs
##
(released)
artists/titlesannotations
40.001 ff.
and
41.001 ff.
Jazz albums
40.011
(1980)
Philadelphia Jerry Ricks & Oscar Klein: Jazz Roots

- Echoes Of Harlem
- Shine
- Davenport Blues
- Pallet On The Floor
- Wolverine Blues
- Song Of The Island

- Carolina Medley
- Fidgety Feet
- Nobody Knows You
- Ballin' The Jack
- Rosie's Rag
- Memphis Blues

rec. January 7 & 8, 1980 at Biton Studio in Frankfurt a.M., Germany; Jerry Ricks, g, voc; Oscar Klein, g, co

Philadelphia Jerry Ricks discography

notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R Records 40.011
40.017
(1980)
Heinz Sauer and Bob Degen with Carey Bell
Blues After Sunrise


- I Want You To Love Me
- Degen Blues
- Tonky Blues

- Hollerin' The Blues
- A Classical Preacher
- One Day I Get Lucky
- Blues After Sunrise

rec. September 29 & 30, 1982 at Audiolab Tonstudio, Oberursel, Germany;Heinz Sauer, ts; Bob Degen, Carey Bell, hca, voc; prod. by Horst Lippmann
notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R 40.017
42.001 ff.
Blues albums
42.001
(1979)
J. B. Lenoir: Alabama Blues

- Alabama Blues
- The Mojo Boogie #
- God's Word
- The Whale Has Swallowed Me #
- Remove This Rope
- I Feel So Good # []

- Alabama March
- Talk To Your Daughter #
- Mississippi Road
- Good Advice
- Vietnam
- I Want To Go #

rec. March 5, 1965 in Chicago; J. B. Lenoir, voc, g; # Freddie Below, dr; [] Willie Dixon, additional voc

front cover photograph of Amiga 8 50 176 by Raeburn Flerlage [not Horst Lippmann as claimed on the back cover]
front cover photograph of L+R 42.001 by Horst Lippmann
notes by Horst Lippmann
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CBS 62593 (D 1966)
= CBS SBP-2 (Australia)

notes by Horst Lippmann
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= Scout ScS-5 (D 1969)

Scout discography

notes by Jens Gerlach
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= Amiga 850176 (GDR)

notes by Horst Lippmann
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= L+R 42.001 (1979)

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= Amiga 850176 (GDR 1980)

= L+R CDLR 42001 (1991)

notes by Jonny Meister
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= Evidence CD 26068 (1995)
Vietnam Blues: The
Complete L+R Recordings

(along with L+R 42.012)

J.B. Lenoir discography

42.002
(1979)
Louisiana Red: New York Blues!

- New York Blues
- I'm In Trouble
- Country Boogie
- I'm A Roaming Stranger
- Chain Gang Blues

- Gasline Blues
- West Penn Blues
- Hey Lawdy Mama
- Waterboy Blues
- Where Is My Friend #
- Overseas Blues

rec. June 23, 1979 at Penthouse Recordings, New York; Louisiana Red, voc, g; # Elaine Monk, lead voc; # Vivian Minter, voc

inner sleeve notes by Horst Lippmann
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notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R 42.002
42.003
(1979)
Willie Mabon: Chicago Blues Session!

- Little Red Rooster
- Lonely Blues
- It's A Shame
- Moanin' Blues

- Monday Woman (A Tribute to Jimmy Reed)
- Louise (A Tribute to Howlin' Wolf)
- Seventh Son (Dedicated to Wilie Dixon)
- I'm Mad
- A Change Is Gonna Come

rec. July 4th, 1979 at Odyssey Sound Studio, Chicago, IL; Willie Mabon, voc, p; Hubert Sumlin, g; Eddie Taylor, g; Aron Burton, b; Casey Jones, dr

inner sleeve notes by Willy Leiser ("About Willie Mabon")
and Horst Lippmann ("About The Session")
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notes by Willy Leiser
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L + R 42.003


= Evidence CD 26063 (1995)

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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"

Willie Mabon discography

42.004
(1981)
American Folk Blues (Amiga 850 043 1965)
Hubert Sumlin: Blues Anytime! (L + R 42.004 1981)
Hubert Sumlin: Blues Anytime! (Evidence ECD 26052 1994)

- It's You My Baby §   @ youtube, Side A
- Love You, Woman []
- Everytime I Get To Drinking §
- When I Feel Better $
- Blues Anytime #
- I Love []

- Leavy [sic] Camp Moan § ||   @ youtube, Side B
  [on Evidence CD corrected to "Levee Camp Moan"]
- My Babe #
- Hubert's Blues (instr) $
- We Gonna Jump §
- Big Legged Woman # // ||   @ youtube
- Too Late For Me To Pray §

rec. Nov. 1, 1964 at Amiga-Studios in East-Berlin, Germany; Hubert Sumlin, g, $ g solo, [] voc; Sunnyland Slim, p, § voc; Willie Dixon, b, // g, # voc; Clifton James, dr; produced by Horst Lippman
|| tracks not reissued on Scout Sc 4, but on Scout Sc 1

  Hubert's "American" Blues! (Scout Sc-4 1969)
- My Babe #
- Hubert's Blues $
- We Gonna Jump §
- Too Late For Me To Pray §
- I Love []

- It's You My Baby §
- Love You, Woman []
- Everytime I Get To Drinking §
- When I Feel Better $
- Blues Anytime #

rec. Nov. 1, 1964 at Amiga-Studios in East-Berlin, Germany; Hubert Sumlin, g, $ g solo, [] voc; Sunnyland Slim, p, § voc; Willie Dixon, b, # voc; Clifton James, dr; produced by Horst Lippman

 
Hubert Sumlin: Blues Anytime! (L + R CDLR 72010 1994)

- It's You Baby *
- Love You Woman *
- Everytime I Get To Drinking *
- When I Feel Better *
- Blues Anytime *
- I Love *
- Leavy Camp Moan [still uncorrected] *
- My Babe *
- Hubert's Blues *
- We Gonna Jump *
- Big Legged Woman *
- Too Late For Me To Pray *
- Mabon's Boogie #
- I Don't Know #
- Woodchopping Blues []
- I Love []
- Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky []

* rec. Nov. 1, 1964 at Amiga-Studios in East-Berlin, Germany; Hubert Sumlin with Sunnyland Slim, Willie Dixon, Clifton James; produced by Horst Lippman
# rec. April 20/22, and May 5/7, 1980 in Saarbrücken, Mannheim, Hamburg, and Düsseldorf, Germany; Willie Mabon, voc, p; Hubert Sumlin, voc, g; Eddie Taylor, el g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr (from L + R 42.013 (1981)
[] rec. March 17, 1981 at Siegerlandhalle, Siegen, Germany; Hubert Sumlin, voc, g; Louisiana Red, voc, g; Lurrie Bell, g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr (from L + R 42.022 (1981)

 
Hubert Sumlin: Blues Classics (Bellaphon CDLR 82007 1996)

- Love You, Woman []
- When I Feel Better #
- I Love []
- Hubert's Blues #
- Blues On Blues
- My Baby Is Gone
- Lonesome Blues
- Blues In My Hand
- Blues For Chester
- Jammin' The Blues
- Gamblin' Woman


[] # rec. Nov. 1, 1964 at the Amiga-Studios in East-Berlin, Germany; Hubert Sumlin, [] g + voc. # g solo; produced by Horst Lippman

notes (1965)
by Karlheinz Drechsel







Amiga 850 043 (GDR)
(1st ed. 1965)
"American Folk Blues"








= Scout Sc-4 (1969)
"Hubert's 'American' Blues !"
Scout discography

notes (1980)
by Karlheinz Drechsel







(=) Amiga Jazz 850 043
(2nd ed. 1980)
"American Folk Blues"

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(=) L + R 42.004 (1980)
"Blues Anytime !"




(=) Evidence ECD 26052 (1994)

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(=) L+R CDLR 72010 (1994)

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(=) Bellaphon CDLR 82007
(1996) "Blues Classics"

42.005
(1980)
Eddie Boyd: Five Long Years

- Five Long Years
- Hello Stranger
- Where You Belong
- I'm Comin' Home
- My Idea
- The Big Question

- Come On Home
- Blue Monday Blues
- Eddie's Blues
- All the Way
- Twenty-Four Hours Of Fear
- Rock The Rock

CD bonus tracks:
- Five Long Years - tk. 2 *
- The Big Question - tk. 2*
- Rosalie * §
- Hound Dog * #

rec. October 21, 1965 at Wessex Sound Studios, London, prod. by Horst Lippmann
* rec. October 7, 1965 in Hamburg, prod. by Siegfried E. Loch
Eddie Boyd, voc, p, org; Buddy Guy, g, § b; Jimmy Lee Robinson, b, § g; Freddie Below, dr; # Big Mama Thornton, voc

Eddie Boyd discography

notes by Neil Slaven
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Fontana 883 905 JC (1966)

notes based on original
notes by Neil Slaven
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= L+R 42.005 (1980)
= L+R CDLR 72009 (1994)


(=) Evidence CD 26051 (1994)

42.006
(1980)
The first Blues Sampler

Louisiana Red & Sunnyland Slim Blues Band
- Chicago, Glad To Be Back Home
J.B. Lenoir
- I Feel So Good
The Eddie Taylor Blues Band + Carey Bell
- Wreck On 83 Highway
Willie Dixon with Hubert Sumlin, Sunnyland Slim
- My Babe
Eddie Boyd with Buddy Guy a.o.
- Blue Monday Blues
Eunice Davis with Wasboard Doc, Lucky & Flash a.o.
- Rock Little Daddy

Hubert Sumlin & Carey Bell
- Brought Up The Hard Way
Willie Mabon with Hubert Sumlin, Eddie Taylor a.o.
- Monday Woman
Wasboard Doc, Lucky & Flash; guest Lousiana Red
- Early One Morning
Philadelphia Jerry Ricks & Oscar Klein
- Levee Woman
Sunnyland Slim Blues Band; guest Carey Bell
- Tired Of Travelling
Lousiana Red
- Witchcraft Blues

tracks from other L+R LPs, and unissued takes
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L+R 42.006 (Germany 1980)

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= L+R 30 888 2
(Germany 1980) "Blues
Meeting"
(Club Edition)

42.007
(1980)
Philadelphia Jerry Ricks & Oscar Klein: Low Light Blues

- It Hurts Me So
- Levee Woman
- Low Light Blues
- Keys To The Highway
- Louis Collins
- L & M Blues

- Blues For Horst
- Come Back Baby
- Cornet Shuffle
- Kind Hearted Woman
- Hey Hey Baby
- Blues For Pee Wee
- San Francisco Bay Blues

rec. January 7 & 8, 1980 at Biton Studio in Frankfurt a.M., Germany; Jerry Ricks, g, voc; Oscar Klein, g, co, hca + recorderette

Jerry Ricks discography

notes by Oscar Klein
and Jerry Ricks
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L+R Records 42.007
42.008
(1980)
Hubert Sumlin & Carey Bell: Gamblin' Woman!

- Blues For Chester
- Jammin' The Blues
- Gamblin' Woman
- Hubert's 1980 Blues
- Nineteen Years Old

- Brought Up The Hard Way
- Blues On Blues
- My Baby Is Gone
- Lonesome Blues
- Blues In My Heart

rec. January 22, 1980 at Oddyssey Sound Studio, Chicago, IL; Hubert Sumlin, voc, ac g; Carey Bell, voc, hca
front cover photo by Mara Eggert; liner photos by D. Shigley (D. for Durward, a name he never used)

Hubert Sumlin: Blues Classics (Bellaphon CDLR 82007 1996)

- Love You, Woman []
- When I Feel Better #
- I Love []
- Hubert's Blues #

- Blues On Blues
- My Baby Is Gone
- Lonesome Blues
- Blues In My Hand
- Blues For Chester
- Jammin' The Blues
- Gamblin' Woman

[] # rec. Nov. 1, 1964 at the Amiga-Studios in East-Berlin, Germany; Hubert Sumlin, [] g + voc. # g solo

Hubert Sumlin discography

notes by Norbert Hess
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L+R 42.008

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(=) Bellaphon CDLR 82007
(1996) "Blues Classics"

42.009
(1980)
Eddie Taylor: My Heart Is Bleeding

- My Heart Is Bleeding
- Going To Virginia
- So Bad
- Lexington Breakdown
- Blow Wind Blow

- Wreck On 83 Highway
- Soul Brother
- There'll Be A Day
- Lawndale Blues

CD only:
- Gamblin' Woman
- I Got A Little Thing They Call It Swing
- One Day I Get Lucky
- Dust My Broom
- There'll Be A Day

Eddie Taylor, g + voc; Steeve Beal, g; George Kitta, b; Odie Payne, dr
Special Guests: Carey Bell, harp; Sunnyland Slim, p

notes by Norbert Hess
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L+R 42.009

= L+R CDLR 72008 (1994)


= Evidence CD 26054 (1994)

42.010
(1980)
Washboard Doc, Lucky & Flash: Early Morning Blues

- Early One Morning
- Little Mary
- Driftin' Blues
- Goin' Home To Grandma
- Next Time I See You
- Boll Weevil

- Going To Louisiana
- Tell Me Pretty Mama
- Going Down The Road Feling Bad
- That's Alright
- Mailman Blues
- Whiskey Blues

Cab Lucky, g, voc; John "Flash" Whitner, washtub b, humazoo, voc; Joseph "Washboard Doc", washboard; special guest: Louisiana Red, dobro, voc
notes by Len Kunstadt
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L+R 42.010
42.011
(1980)
Louisiana Red: Reality Blues

- Farmworker's Blues
- Chicago, Glad To Be Back Home
- Without Of Love
- Jumpin' With Red

- Reality Blues
- Jailhouse Blues
- You Can't Mistreat A Brother

rec. January 29, 1980 at Odyssey Sound Studio, Chicago, Ill.; Louisiana Red, voc, g; Hubert Sumlin, g; Sunnyland Slim, p; Bob Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr; special guest: Carey Bell, hca
notes by Norbert Hess
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L+R 42.011
42.012
(1980)
J. B. Lenoir: Down In Mississippi

- Down In Mississippi
- Slow Down
- If I Get Lucky
- Shot On Meredith
- Round And Round
- Voodoo Music

- Born Dead
- Leavin' Here
- Vietnam Blues
- How Much More
- Tax Payin' Blues
- Feelin' Good
rec. September 2nd, 1966

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Polydor 24-4011 (1970 US)
Crusade

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L+R 42.012

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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"


= Evidence CD 26068 (1995)
Vietnam Blues: The
Complete L+R Recordings

(along with L+R 42.001)

J.B. Lenoir discography

42.013
(1980)
DLP
American Folk Blues Festival '80

LP 1:
Louisiana Red
- Pretty Woman #
- I Wonder Who #
- Lonesome Train #
- Tribute To Mama Spivey # °°
Willie Mabon
- Mabon's Boogie *
- I Don't Know *click to enlarge !

Washboard Doc, Lucky & Flash
- Shake, Rattle And Roll ||
Eunice Davis
- Rock Little Daddy []
Washboard Doc, Lucky & Flash
- Flip, Flop And Fly ||
Hubert Sumlin & Carey Bell
- Gamblin' Woman //
- I Got A Little Thing They Call The Swing //


LP 2:
Carey Bell
- One Day I Get Lucky \\
- Nineteen Years Old \\
- What My Mama Told Me \\
Sunnyland Slim
- Everytime I get To Drinking §

Sunnyland Slim
- Sunnyland's New Orleans Boogie §
Eddie Taylor
- Dust My Broom $
- There'll Be A Day $
Louisiana Red
- Labour Blues ##
- Thirty Dirty Women # °°

°° not on CD

rec. April 20 in Saarbrücken, April 22 in Mannheim, May 5 in Hamburg and May 7 in Düsseldorf, Germany
# Louisiana Red, voc, g
* Willie Mabon, voc, p; Hubert Sumlin, g; Eddie Taylor, g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr
|| Joseph "Washboard Doc", washboard; Cab Lucky, g, voc; John "Flash" Whitner, washtub b, humazoo, voc; Louisiana Red, dobro
[] Eunice Davis, voc; Sunnyland Slim, p
// Hubert Sumlin, voc, g; Carey Bell, hca; Eddie Taylor, g \\ Carey Bell, voc, hca; Hubert Sumlin, g; Eddie Taylor, g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr
§ Sunnyland Slim, voc, p; Carey Bell, hca; Hubert Sumlin, Eddie Taylor, g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr
$ Eddie Taylor, voc, g; Carey Bell, hca; Hubert Sumlin, g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr
## Louisiana Red, voc, g; Carey Bell, hca; Sunnyland Slim, p; Hubert Sumlin, g; Robert Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr

photos by Ulla Reimer, Gerd Scheffler and Norbert Hess

Willie Mabon discographyHubert Sumlin discography

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L+R 42.013
(Germany 1980)

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(=) Optimism LR CD-2013
(US 1991)

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(=) Bellaphon CDLS 42013
(Germany 1998)

42.014
(1980)
The Late Great Magic Sam

- Hi-Heel Sneakers *
- All Your Love *#
- Trying to Make It
- Call Me If You Need Me #
- Look Out Sam #
- Torturing My Soul #

- Sometimes
- Back Door Friend
- Feeling Good
- All Your Fault
- Looking Good
- Easy Baby

* = 45 rpm CBS 1444
# previously (1969) on Scout SC-2

rec. 1963/64/69

notes by Norbert Hess
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L+R 42.014

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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"


= Evidence CD 26070 (1995)

more info

42.015
(1980)
Sunnyland Slim: Decoration Day

- Sun Is Going Down
- Past Life
- Decoration Day
- Boogie'n The Blues

- Depression Blues
- Tired Of Traveling
- Canadian Walk
- Patient like Job (Patience Like Jobe)
- Sunnyland Jump

CD only:
- Rock Little Daddy
- Everytime I Get To Drinking
- Sunnyland's New Orleans Boogie
- One Room Country Shack
- Tin Pan Alley
- Dust My Broom

rec. January 23, 1980, Chicago; Sunnyland Slim, p + voc; Hubert Sumlin, g; Jeff Swan, g; Bog Stroger, b; Odie Payne, dr; Special guest: Carey Bell, hca

notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R 42.015

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= L+R CDLR 72007 (1994)


= Evidence CD 26053 (1994)

42.016
(1980)
Eunice Davis Sings The Classic Blues
of Victoria Spivey, Memphis Minnie & Eunice Davis

- In My Girlish Days
- Rock Little Daddy   @ youtube
- What Can I Do
- Don't Trust Nobody   @ youtube
- Detroit Moan

- Organ Grinder Blues
- I'm So Glad   @ youtube
- Black Rat
- It's Hard To Be Mistreated
- Murder In The First Degree   @ youtube

rec. February 4, 1980 in New York, NY; Eunice Davis, voc; Clem Moorman, p; Louisiana Red, dobro; Lucky, g; Flash, washtub-b; Washboard Doc, washboard
photos of Eunice Davis by Len Kunstadt
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L+R 42.016 (Germany 1980)
42.017
(1980)

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Brunswick 109 012 gatefold


American Folk Blues Festival '62

Memphis Slim
- We're Gonna Rock
T-Bone Walker
- I Wanna See My Baby
- I'm In Love
Sonny Terry
- I'm Crazy 'Bout You Baby
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Stewball
John Lee Hooker
- Let's Make It Baby

John Lee Hooker
- Shake It Baby
- The Right Time
Shakey Jake
- Hey, Baby (2:17)   @ youtube
- Love My Baby (3:07)
Brownie McGhee
- Crying At The Station
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Bye Bye Baby

Excello LPS-8029 track sequence:
Memphis Slim
- We're Gonna Rock
T-Bone Walker
- I Wanna See My Baby
- I'm In Love
Sonny Terry
- I'm Crazy 'Bout You Baby
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Stewball
John Lee Hooker
- Let's Make It Baby

John Lee Hooker
- Shake It Baby
- The Right Time
Shakey Jake
- Hey, Baby (2:17)
- Love My Baby (3:07)
Brownie McGhee
- Crying At The Station
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Bye Bye Baby
John Lee Hooker
- Need Your Love So Bad [bonus track]

Polydor 825 502-2 track sequence:
Memphis Slim
- We're Gonna Rock
T-Bone Walker
- I Wanna See My Baby
- I'm In Love
John Lee Hooker
- Need Your Love So Bad [bonus track]
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Stewball
John Lee Hooker
- Let's Make It Baby
John Lee Hooker
- Shake It Baby
- The Right Time
Shakey Jake
- Hey, Baby (2:17)
- Love My Baby (3:07)
Brownie McGhee
- Crying At The Station
Sonny Terry
- I'm Crazy 'Bout You Baby
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Bye Bye Baby

rec. October 18, 1962 in Hamburg, Germany

originally recorded and released by Deutsche Grammophon / Polydor

7 inch 33 1/3 rpm EP
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Decca 7-34228 (US)

Decca 7-34228 (EP) track sequence:
John Lee Hooker
- Shake It Baby
Shakey Jake
- Love My Baby (3:07) #

Shakey Jake
- Hey, Baby (2:17) #
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Bye Bye Baby
Memphis Slim
- We're Gonna Rock

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Brunswick 009 012 (mono)
= Brunswick 109 012
(stereo) (Germany 1962)

notes by Werner Burkhardt
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= Decca DL 4392 (mono)
= Decca DL 74392 (stereo)
(US 1962)

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= Polydor 2482 041
(NL 1963) Golden Crown series

= Intercord ST 658017

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= Circulo Musical 037
(Columbia)

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= Polydor 46.397 (1963)

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= Polydor 237 597 (Ger)

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= Polydor Privilège 2310
296 (Fr)

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= Polydor Privilège 658
017 (Fr)

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= Polydor SLPM-1172
(Jp 1964) "Blues Hootenanny"

notes by Werner Burkhardt
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(=) Excello LPS-8029 (1974)
The Original American
Folk Blues Festival

Excello discography

notes by
Siegfried Schmidt-Joos
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L+R 42.017 (Ger 1981)

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= LR CD-2017 (Ger 1990)

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(=) Polydor 825 502-2 (1991)

L+R discography

5 CD set
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(=) Evidence ECD 26200

42.018
(1980)
DLP
American Folk Blues Festival '72

Bukka White
- I'm Gettin' Ready
- World Boogie *
- Aberdeen Blues
Big Joe Williams
- My Baby Is Gone
- My Boots & Shoes
- Louise *
Robert Pete Williams
- Look Here Woman

Roosevelt Sykes
- Driving Wheel *
- Sweet Home Chicago
- Boot That Thing *
Memphis Slim
- Baby Please Come Home *
- Lonesome Traveller
- Boogin' And Bluesin'
Johnny Young, W.D.Kent, Billy Davenport
- Instrumental Boogie


Big Mama Thornton
- Tell Me Baby
- Ball In (!) Chain
T-Bone Walker
- Shake It Baby
- Goin' Back To Church

Jimmy Rogers & Whispering Smith
- Chicago Bound *
- Tricky Woman
Lightnin' Slim & Whispering Smith
- Winter Time Blues
Jimmy Dawkins Chicago Blues Band
- Don't Ever Leave Me
- Got My Mojo Workin'

* not on CD

rec. March 16, 1972 at Hilpert Theatre, Lünen, Germany, and October 26, 1972 at Circus-Krone-Bau, München, Germany

DLP     notes by
Siegfried Schmidt-Joos
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Atlantic 60036 (1973)
The 10th American Folk
Blues Festival Blues
Giants - Rock Creators

DLP
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= L+R 42.018

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(=) L+R CDLS-2018

42.019
(1980)
'Doctor Feelgood'   The Original Piano Red: Music Is Medicine
Blues, Boogie & Barrelhouse

- You Got The Thing On Me
- Try To Forget, Good-bye
- Pushing That Thing
- Blues Blues Blues
- Boogie Time
- Hey Good Lookin'

- Dr. Feelgood
- C.C. Rider
- Come On Down To My House
- Telephone Blues
- My Gal Jo
- Got You On My Mind

rec. October 16, 1980 at Tonstudio Walldorf near Frankfurt a.M.; Piano Red, voc, p
photography by Norbert Hess
notes by Norbert Hess
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L+R 42.019
42.020
(1980)
Sonnyboy Williamson & The Yardbirds with Eric Clapton 1963 Live In London!

- Bye Bye Bird
- Mister Downchild
- The River Rhine *
- 23 Hours Too Long
- A Lost Care *

- Pontiac Blues
- Take It Easy Baby
- Out On The Water Coast
- I Don't Care No More
- Honey In Your Hips *
- Western Arizona *

CD only:
- I'm Trying to Make London My Home
- I Don't Know
- Sonny Boy's Harmonica Blues
- Had My Fun
- Dissatisfied
- Do the Weston
- Take It Easy Baby ["Version Two"]

* = not on CD

rec. December 8th, 1963

notes by Horst Lippmann
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= CDLR 42.020


= Evidence CD 26071 (1995)

more info

42.021
(1980)
DLP
 


inner gatefold of Scout SC-7

American Folk Blues Festival 1970

Chicago Blues All Stars
- Introduction
Shakey Horton
- Hard Hearted Woman
- That Ain't It
Bukka White
- Maggie Lee
- World Boogie

Bukka White
- Old Lady
Champion Jack Dupree
- School Day *
- Going To Louisiana
- Blues Before Sunrise


Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Hootin' The Blues
- Back Water Blues
- Walk On
- When I Was Drinking

Lee Jackson
- Juanita
- Came Home This Morning *
Lafayette Leak [sic]
- After Hours
Willie Dixon
- Crazy For My Baby
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues

* not on CD-2021

rec. "Life" [sic] at Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt-Hoechst, November 16th, 1970

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DLP
notes by Horst Lippmann



Scout Sc-7 (197?)

DLP
notes by Horst Lippmann
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= L+R 42.021 (1980)

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= L+R LR CD-2021 (1989)

AFBF discography

42.022
(1981)
American Folk Blues Festival '81

Bowling Green John & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Bowlin' Green Rag
- Bye Bye Baby
- Last Fair Deal
- Richmond Blues *
Sunnyland Slim
- One Room Country Shack

- Tin Pan Alley
- Dust My Broom
Louisiana Red
- Woodchopping Blues
Hubert Sumlin
- I Love
Louisiana Red
- Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky


Lurrie Bell
- I Need You So Bad
- Man And The Blues
Carey Bell
- Walking Through The Park *

Margie Evans
- 29 Ways
- Trouble Trouble
- Hound Dog
- Next Time I See You

* not on CD-2022

rec. March 10, 1981 at the Konzertaula, Kamen, Germany and March 17, 1981 at the Siegerlandhalle, Siegen, Germany

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notes by Claus Groh
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L+R 42.022

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= L+R 42.022
"Blaupunkt presents ..."

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ad on back cover of
Blues Forum Nr. 2/1981

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= LR CD-2022

42.023
(1980)
American Folk Blues Festival '63

Memphis Slim
- Wish Me Well
Big Joe Williams
- I Have No Friends
Willie Dixon
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues
- Crazy For My Baby
Victoria Spivey
- Grant Spivey
Matt "Guitar" Murphy
- Matt's Guitar Boogie

Sonnyboy Williamson
- I Don't Know
- Sonny's Harmonica Boogie
Lonnie Johnson
- It's Too Late To Cry
Otis Spann
- Had My Fun
Muddy Waters
- Five Long Years
Memphis Slim et al.
- Bye, Bye, Blues

rec. October 13th, 1963 in Bremen

+ Bill Stepney, dr

Philips/Phonogram SFL-7385 track sequence:
- Five Long Years - Muddy Waters
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues - Willie Dixon
- Crazy For My Baby - Willie Dixon
- Matt's Guitar Boogie - Matthew Murphy
- I Don't Know - Sonny Boy Williamson

- I'm Trying To Make London My Home - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Ain't It A Pity - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Baby, Please Don't Go - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Everytime I Get The Drinking - Sunnyland Slim
- No Title Boogie - Hubert Sumlin
- Dust My Broom - Howlin Wolf

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Exodus EX/EXS 302 gatefold

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Fontana TL 5204 (1964 mono)

notes by Jean Tronchot
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= Fontana 681510 TL (Fr)

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= Fontana 885403 ZY (stereo)

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= Fontana 858 100 FPY

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= Exodus EX/EXS 302 (US
1966) [Ewart Abner's label]


(=) Philips/Phonogram
SFL-7385 (Ger 1969)
American Folk Blues
Festival 63-64

"A documentation of the
authentic blues featuring
the best blues artists of
America"

notes by Willy Leiser
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L+R 42.023 (1981)

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= L+R CDLR 42023 (1998)

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= discs 2 & 3 of
Evidence 5 CD set ECD 26200

42.024
(1981)
American Folk Blues Festival '64

Sonnyboy Williamson
- I'm Trying To Make London My Home
- Dissatisfied
Sunnyland Slim
- Everytime I Get To Drinkin'
Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins
- Ain't It A Pity
- Baby Please Don't Go

Sleepy John Estes & Hammie Nixon
- I'm A Tearing Little Daddy
John Henry Barbee
- Cotton Pickin' Blues
Hubert Sumlin / Sunnyland Slim
- No Title Boogie
Sugar Pie Desanto
- Slip In Mules
Howlin' Wolf
- Dust My Broom
rec. October 9, 1964 at Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany; + Willie Dixon, b; Clifton James, dr

Philips/Phonogram SFL-7385 track sequence:
- Five Long Years - Muddy Waters
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues - Willie Dixon
- Crazy For My Baby - Willie Dixon
- Matt's Guitar Boogie - Matthew Murphy
- I Don't Know - Sonny Boy Williamson

- I'm Trying To Make London My Home - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Ain't It A Pity - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Baby, Please Don't Go - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Everytime I Get The Drinking - Sunnyland Slim
- No Title Boogie - Hubert Sumlin
- Dust My Broom - Howlin Wolf

produced by Siegfried E. Loch

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= Fontana 885 411 MY
= Fontana 681 522 TL


= Philips/Phonogram
SFL-7385 (Ger 1969)
American Folk Blues
Festival 63-64

"A documentation of the
authentic blues featuring
the best blues artists of
America"

notes by Willy Leiser
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L+R 42.024 (Germany 1981)

= L+R CD-2024 (Ger 1990)

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= disc 4 of Evidence 5 CD set
ECD 26200

42.025
(1980)
American Folk Blues Festival '65 - Studio Session

Fred McDowell
- Highway 61 (3:04)   @ Spotify
J.B. Lenoir
- Slow Down (1:48)   @ Spotify
Walter Horton
- Christine   @ youtube
Roosevelt Sykes
- Come On Back Home (2:31)   @ youtube
Eddie Boyd
- Five Long Years (3:14)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- The Big Question (2:49)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

Jimmy Lee Robinson
- Rosalie   @ youtube
John Lee Hooker
- King Of The World   @ youtube
- Della Mae   @ youtube
Buddy Guy
- First Time I Met The Blues   @ youtube
Big Mama Thornton
- Houn' Dog   @ Spotify
Doctor Ross
- My Black Name Is Ringing   @ Spotify

rec. October 7, 1965 at a studio in Hamburg, Germany

Philips/Phonogram SFL-7386 track sequence:
John Lee Hooker - King Of The World (AFBF 1965)
John Lee Hooker - Della May [sic] (AFBF 1965)
J.B. Lenoir - Slow Down (AFBF 1965)
Fred McDowell - Highway 61 (AFBF 1965)
Doctor Ross - My Black Name Is Ringing (AFBF 1965)
Jimmy Lee Robinson - Rosalie (AFBF 1965)
Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues (AFBF 1966)

Eddie Boyd - Five Long Years (AFBF 1965) [track sequence of side B?]
Eddie Boyd - The Big Question (AFBF 1965)
Junior Wells - Checkin' On My Baby (AFBF 1965)
Roosevelt Sykes - Running The Boogie (AFBF 1966)
Little Brother Montgomery - I Keep On Drinking (AFBF 1966)
Sippie Wallace - Suitcase Blues (AFBF 1966)
Otis Rush - All Your Love or My Own Fault (actually "Sweet Little Angel") (AFBF 1966)

Evidence ECD 26100 track sequence:
disc 5: American Folk Blues Festival 'sixty five

Mississippi Fred McDowell - Highway 61
J.B. Lenoir - Slow Down, Woman
Big Walter "Shakey" Horton - Blues Harp Shuffle °°
Big Walter "Shakey" Horton - Christine
Roosevelt Sykes - Come On Back Home
Eddie Boyd - Five Long Years
Eddie Boyd - The Big Question
Jimmie Lee Robinson - Rosa Lee
John Lee Hooker - King Of The World
John Lee Hooker - Della Mae
Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues
Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog
Doctor Ross - My Black Name Is Ringing
John Lee Hooker - Della Mae (alt tk) °°
Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog (alt tk) °°
Buddy Guy - South Side Jump °°
J.B. Lenoir - If I Get Lucky °°
Mississippi Fred McDowell - Got A Letter This Morning °°
Roosevelt Sykes - Sail On °°
Doctor Ross - Farewell, Baby °°

°° bonus tracks (from ACT CD 9204)

American Folk Blues Festival discography

American Folk Blues Festival discography

notes by Horst Lippmann
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Fontana 885 422 TY
(Germany 1965)

notes by Horst Lippmann
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= Fontana 885 422 TY
("Special Edition")

notes by Horst Lippmann
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Fontana TL 5286
(UK 1965)






(=) Philips/Phonogram
SFL-7386 (Jp 1969)
American Folk Blues Festival 65-66

notes by Willy Leiser



= L+R 42.025 (Germany 1980)




= Optimism LR CD-2025
(US 1983)


= Optimism LRC-2025
(US 1983) (cassette)




= Bellaphon CDLR 42025
(Germany 1990)

5 CD set
notes by Bill Dahl
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(=) Evidence ECD 26100
(US 1995)

42.030
(1980)
DLP
Living Country Blues USA
The Introduction


Guitar Frank
- Lonesome Road Blues
Memphis Piano Red
- The Train Is Coming
Flora Molton & The Truth Band
- What's The Matter Now
- The Titanic
Lottie Murell
- Trouble Late Last Night
Sam Chatmon
- Sittin' On Top Of The World

James "Son" Thomas
- Rock Me Mama
Hammie Nixon
- Corinna, Corinna
Cora Fluker & Ola Mae Bell
- Talkin' 'Bout Jesus
Walter Brown
- So Hard To See
Archie Edwards
- Bear Cat Mama Blues


Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Reno Factory
Lonnie Pitchford
- My Babe
Sam "Stretch" Fields
- Bluebird Blues
Joe Savage
- Mean Ol' Frisco
Arzo Youngblood
- I Can't Be Successful

CeDell "Big G" Davis
- I Don't Know Why
Othar Turner & the Rising Star Five & Drum Band
- Tango Twist
Guitar Slim
- Come On In My Kitchen
- Lula's Back In Town
Boyd Rivers
- You Got To Move
Boogie Bill Webb
- Big Road Blues

recorded 1980 by Siegfried A. Christmann
photos by Axel Küstner

"none of the takes included in this double album will re-appear in further releases"

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

DLP
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L+R 42.030

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2
(US 1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

2 CD set
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= L+R LRCD 711921 (2008)

= Bellaphon LR 713014
(2014) (180 g DLP)
(includes download code)

42.031
(1981)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 1
Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins


- Black Rat Swing
- Eyesight To The Blind
- Guitar & Harmonica Rag
- Rising River Blues
- I'm A Pilgrim
- Chicken Can't Roost Too High For Me

- I Ain't Got No Lovin' Baby Now
- West Carey Street Blues
- Richmond Blues
- Pony Blues
- Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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L+R 42.031

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

www.cephasandwiggins.com

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= L+R LRCD 713123 (2008)

= Bellaphon LR 713016
(2014) (180 g LP)
(includes download code)

42.032
(1981)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 2
Blues On Highway 61


James "Son" Thomas
- Standing At The Crossroads
Sam Chatmon
- Stop And Listen Blues
James "Son" Thomas
- Bull Cow Blues
- 61 Highway Blues
Walter Brown
- Keep On Walkin'
Joe Cooper
- She Put Me Out On The Road

Sam Chatmon
- Sam's Blues
- Black Night
James "Son" Thomas
- Mean Ol' Frisco
Sam Chatmon
- My Daddy Was A Jockey
Eddie Cusie [real name: Eddie Cusic]
- Gonna Cut You Loose
Sam Chatmon
- Vicksburg Blues

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

Sam Chatmon discography

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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L+R 42.032

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 713024 (2008)

= Bellaphon LR 713017
(2014) (180 g LP)
(includes download code)

42.033
(1981)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 3
Flora Molton & The Truth Band


- Last Words My Mother Said To Met   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- I Can't Stand It   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Mean Old World   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- My Mother Left Me Standing On The Lonesome Highway   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Bye And Bye I'm Going To See The King   @ Spotify

- Your Enemy Can't Harm You   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Louis Armstrong   @ Spotify
- Get Right With God   @ Spotify
- The Trainsong   @ Spotify
- Vacation In Heaven   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. October 5, 7 & 9, 1980 at Flora Molton's house, 614 Hamilton St. N.W. in Washington, DC. by Siegfried A. Christmann; Flora Molton & The Truth Band: Flora Molton voc, g, cabasa, cymbals, tambourine; Phil Wiggins, hca; Ed Morris, g; Larry Wise, g; Vgo (Phillip McTerry), dulcimer
photos by Axel Küstner

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

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Ed Morris
photographer: Axel Küstner


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Vgo (Phillip McTerry)
photographer: Axel Küstner

notes by Axel Küstner
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L+R 42.033

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2
(US 1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

notes by Axel Küstner
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[CD notes do *not* contain
liner photos that were part of
the original LP release!]


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= Bellaphon CDLR 712928
(Germany 2008)

42.034
(1981)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 4
Tennessee Blues


Hammie Nixon & Walter Cooper
- Someday Baby
Lottie Murrell
- I Got A Gal Cross The Bottom
Hammie Nixon
- Louise Blues
Memphis Piano Red
- Cow Cow Blues
- Goin' To Chicago
Charlie Sangster
- She's Taylor [sic] Made
Memphis Piano Red
- Mr. Freddy

Memphis Piano Red
- Hangover
Hammie Nixon
- Viola Lee Blues
Memphis Piano Red
- Good Patuni
Lottie Murrell
- Rollin' And Tumblin'
Charlie Sangster & Hammie Nixon
- Moanin' The Blues
Memphis Piano Red
- Mother-In-Law Blues
Hammie Nixon & Walter Cooper
- Soon One Mornin'

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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L+R 42.034

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712829 (2008)

42.035
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 5
Mississippi Delta Blues


James "Son" Thomas
- Big Fat Mama
James "Son" Thomas & Cleveland Jones
- I Laid And I Wondered
CeDell Davis
- Bull Dog Blues
Othar Turner
- My Babe
CeDell Davis
- Love Blues
James "Son" Thomas
- Cairo Blues

CeDell Davis
- Hello Central
James "Son" Thomas
- Catfish Blues
Walter Brown
- Goin' To Arkansas City
Stonewall Mays
- Jazz Boogie Woogie
CeDell Davis
- Let Me Play With Your Poodle
Stonewall Mays
- Stormy Weather Blues

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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L+R 42.035

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712720 (2008)

42.036
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 6
Archie Edwards: The Road Is Rough And Rocky


- That Won't Do
- My Old Schoolmates
- I Called My Baby Long Distance
- Pittsburgh Blues
- Baby Please Give Me A Break
- Duffle Bag Blues

- Lovin' Spoonful
- The Road Is Rough And Rocky
- Jinky Lou
- Stagg-O-Lee
- T For Texas
- Do Lord Remember Me

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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Archie Edwards page

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712621 (2008)

42.037
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 7
Afro-American Blues Roots


Sam "Stretch" Shields
- The Hounds
Lonnie Pitchford
- Boogie Chillun
Walter Brown
- Alberta
Cora Fluker
- Dry Bones In The Valley
Othar Turner & The Rising Star Five And Drum Band
- Granny Will Your Dog Bite
Walter Brown
- Roustabout Holler
Arzo Youngblood
- Goin' Up The Country Blues

Cora Fluker
- Move Daniel
Walter Brown & Joe Savage
- Raise 'Em Up Higher
Napoleon Strickland
- Banty Rooster
Othar Turner & The Rising Star Five And Drum Band
- When The Saints Go Marchin' In
Lonnie Pitchford
- Johnny Stole An Apple
Napoleon Strickland
- Cryin' Won't Make Me Stay
Othar Turner
- Father, I Stretch My Hands To Thee

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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L+R 42.037

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712522 (2008)

Lonnie Pitchford discography

42.038
(1982)


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Living Country Blues USA Vol. 8
Lonesome Home Blues


Guitar Slim
- Jazz Boogie
Guitar Frank
- Fly Right Baby   @ Spotify
Guitar Slim
- Lookout Blues
- I'm Feelin' Lonesome
Guitar Frank
- Chimney Hill Breakdown   @ Spotify
- Railroad Bill   @ Spotify

Guitar Frank
- Jelly Roll Baker   @ Spotify
- Freight Train   @ Spotify
Guitar Slim
- Lonesome Home Blues
Guitar Frank
- Diggin' My Potatoes   @ Spotify
Guitar Slim
- Bad Luck Blues
- Got To Find Me A Woman

Guitar Frank tracks rec. October 11, 1980 in Frederica, DE
Guitar Slim tracks rec. October 13, 1980 in Greensboro, NC
by Siegfried Christmann and Axel Küstner

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

Frank Hovington discography

notes by Axel Küstner
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L+R 42.038

3 CD set
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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2
(US 1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712423
(Germany 2008)

42.039
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 9
Mississippi Moan


Boogie Bill Webb
- Maggie Campbell Blues
Lonnie Pitchford
- My Baby Walked Away
James "Son" Thomas
- Beefsteak Blues
Joe Savage
- Joe's Prison Camp Holler
Arzo Youngblood
- Bye Bye Blues
Sam "Stretch" Shields
- Mellow Peaches
Cora Fluker
- Out In The Woods

Arzo Youngblood
- Worried Blues
Walter Brown
- Levee Camp Holler
Cora Fluker
- Look How This World Done A Change
Boogie Bill Webb
- Seven Sisters Blues
Walter Brown
- Mississippi Moan

recorded 1980 by Axel Küstner and Siegfried Christmann

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712324 (2008)

Lonnie Pitchford discography

42.040
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 10
Country Boogie


Lottie Murrell
- Spoonful
Napoleon Strickland
- That's The Boogie
Guitar Slim
- Lovin' Blues
James "Son" Thomas
- Mama Don't 'Low No Guitar Playin' Here
Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band
- Bouncin' Ball
Lonnie Pitchford
- One String Boogie

Bowling Green John & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Burn Your Bridges
Memphis Piano Red
- Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
Archie Edwards
- Sellin' That Stuff
Lonnie Pitchford
- Shake Your Moneymaker
Cora Fluker
- Shotgun Boogie
Arzo Youngblood
- Swing, Swing
Cedell "Big G" Davis
- You Got To Do The Boogie Woogie

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

recorded 1980
by Axel Küstner and
Siegfried Christmann

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712225 (2008)

Lonnie Pitchford discography

42.041
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 11
Country Gospel Roots


LP track sequence:
Boyd Rivers
- You Gonna Take Sick And Die
- When The World Seems Cold
- Jesus On The Mainline
- I'm Wrapped Up
- O Lord I Wanna Be Your Child
- Precious Lord
Guitar Frank (Hovington)
- Go Down Moses
Cora Fluker
- The World, She's Winding Up
- Yonder Comes Jesus
Walter Brown
- Mother Bowed
Guitar Slim
- What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Othar Turner
- When I Lay My Burden Down
Flora Molton
- When The War Is Over

CD track sequence:
Boyd Rivers
- You Gonna Take Sick And Die>
Guitar Frank (Hovington)
- Go Down Moses
Cora Fluker
- The World, She's Winding Up
Boyd Rivers
- When The World Seems Cold
Walter Brown
- Mother Bowed
Boyd Rivers
- Jesus On The Mainline
Guitar Slim
- What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Boyd Rivers
- I'm Wrapped Up
Othar Turner
- When I Lay My Burden Down
Cora Fluker
- Yonder Comes Jesus
Boyd Rivers
- O Lord I Wanna Be Your Child
- Precious Lord
Flora Molton
- When The War Is Over

= on Evidence 3 CD set (1999)

rec. 1980 by Siegfried A. Christmann and Axel Küstner

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some tracks reissued on
Evidence ECD 26105-2 (1999)
Living Country Blues
- An Anthology

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= L+R LRCD 712126 (2008)

Frank Hovington discography

42.042
(1982)
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 12
East Coast Blues


Bowling Green John Cephas
- Reno Factory
Guitar Slim
- Lula's Back In Town
Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Louise
Archie Edwards
- Three Times Seven
Guitar Frank
- 90 Goin' North
Archie Edwards
- Everybody's Blues

Guitar Frank
- Trouble In Mind
Archie Edwards
- East Virginia John Henry
- Sittin' On Top Of The World
Guitar Slim
- Won't You Spread Some Flowers On My Grave
Guitar Frank
- Mama Don't Allow
- Key To The Highway

rec. 1980 by Siegfried A. Christmann and Axel Küstner
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L + R 42042

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= L+R LRCD 712027 (2008)

42.045
(1983)
Louisiana Red: Anti Nuclear Blues

- Anti Nuclear Blues
- Reagan Is For The Rich Man
- Starving In Detroit
- Still Crying About Detroit
- Tribute To Tampa Red

- No More Destruction In This Land
- I'm Tired
- Bessie
- I'll Get To Victory

rec. February 10 & 11, 1983 at Bunkerstudio Bad Wildungen, Germany; Louisiana Red, voc, g, dobro, el g; Gerhard Engbarth, g, el g
notes by Gerhard Engbarth
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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"

42.046
(1983)
Larry Johnson:
Johnson! Where Did You Get That Sound?


- Don't Get Mad With Me (Larry Johnson)
- Davison County Blues (DeFord Bailey) *
- Standing By My Window (Larry Johnson)
- Crawdad Whole (Big Bill Broonzy)
- You Can't Quit Me Baby (Blind Blake)
- Evening Sun / Rocke Me (Trad., arr. Nat Riddles) #

- Johnson! Where Did You Get That Sound? (Larry Johnson)
- Little Boy Blue (Rice Miller Williamson) #
- Who's Been Here Since I've Been Gone (Bo Carter)
- C. C. Rider (Arent - Ma Rainey)
- Step It Up And Go (Blind Boy Fuller)
- Baby Quit Me, That's All (Larry Johnson)

rec. June 22, 1982 at Fly Studios, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Larry Johnson, voc, g; Nat Riddles, blues harp & vocal
* harp solo Nat Riddles
# vocals Nat Riddles
notes by Len Kunstadt
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L + R LR 42.046

Nat Riddles

Larry Johnson
discography

42.047
(198?)
Big Joe Williams: 1973 - 80 Field Recordings

- Tailor Made Baby
- Prison Bound Blues
- Dark Road Blues
- Hold Up The Light, Let It Shine
- Delta Blues
- Lord Have Mercy
- Don't Your House Look Lonesome
- Somebody's Been Borrowing That Stuff O' Mine
- Deal 'Em On Down
- Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dyin' Bed
- Lonesome Train Blues
- No MOre Whiskey
- Liza Jane Blues
- Texas Blues
- When I Lay My Burden Down

Big Joe Williams, 9 str g, voc
Lydia Carter, voc
Cooper Terry, harm
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= LR CD-2047

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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"

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= Evidence CD 26096 (1998)
"No More Whiskey"

Al Handa review

Big Joe Williams
discography

42.048
(1982)
The James 'Son' Thomas Album

- Big Fat Mama
- The Real Catfish Blues
  [unexpurgated version]
- Standing At The Crossroads
- 61 Highway

- Beefsteak Blues
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Stormy Monday Blues
- Rock Me Mama
- Mama Don't 'Low No Guitar Playin' Round Here
- Hoochie Coochie Man/Tune In Next Time

tracks on Evidence CD:
- Mama Don't 'Low No Guitar Playin' Round Here
- Big Fat Mama
- Beefsteak Blues
- Rock Me Mama
- Catfish Blues (unexpurgated version)
- Standing At The Crossroads
- Highway 61
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Stormy Monday Blues
- Catfish Blues ['clean' version]
- Smokey Mountain #
- Hoochie Coochie Man/Tune In Next Time
# from L+R 42.065

tracks on P-Vine CD:
- Big Fat Mama
- The Real Catfish Blues
- Standing At The Crossroads
- 61 Highway
- Beefsteak Blues
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Stormy Monday Blues
- Rock Me Mama
- Mama Don't 'low No Guitar Playin' Round Here
- Medley: Hoochie Coochie Man/Tune In Next Time

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L+R 42.048

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= LR CD
= Bellaphon CDLR82006
(1996) "Blues Classics"


= Evidence CD 26095 (1998)
"Beefsteak Blues"

= P-Vine PCD 2178
"Living Country Blues"

Son Thomas discography

42.049
(1982)
Lurrie Bell & Billy Branch:
Chicago's Young Blues Generation!


L+R 42.049) track sequence:
- The Train I Ride (Wells) (7:15)
- Help Me (Sonny Boy Williamson) (6:46) #
- Breakin' Up Somebody's Home (adapted and arranged by Lurrie Bell) (7:24)

- Sweet Little Angel (B.B.King-J.Taub) (5:41)
- Don't Stop Me Talking (Sonny Boy Williamson) (4:52) #
- Teenie Weenie Bit (adapted and arranged by Lurrie Bell) (4:01)
- I Need You So Bad (Samuel Maghett) (5:43)

Evidence CD track sequence:
- Help Me (Sonny Boy Willamson) (6:50)
- Breakin' Up Somebody's Home (Al Jackson Jr. / Timothy Matthews) (7:19)
- Sweet Little Angel (King / Taub) (5:44)
- Don't Start Me Talkiní (Sonny Boy Williamson) (4:33)
- Just A little Bit ( Thornton / Brown / Bass / Washington) (4:00)
- I Need You So Bad (Maghett) (5:21)
- Mystery Train (Parker / Phillips) (7:08)

rec. June 30, 1982 at Odyssey Sound Studio, Chicago, IL; Lurrie Bell, voc, g; Billy Branch, hca, # voc; Elisha "Eli" Murray, g; J.W. Williams, b; Mose Rutues jr. dr; prod. by Horst Lippmann
cover photo by Mara Eggert
liner photo by Axel Küstner
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L+R 42.049


(=) Evidence CD 26114 (2001)
Billy Branch: Chicago's Young Blues Generation

42.050
(1982)
Margie Evans: Mistreated Woman

- Mistreated Woman
- It's A Shame
- Your Love Is Painful

- Two Lovers In One
- Blue Blue Blues
- Don't Throw No Stones At Me
- God Bless The Child

rec. July 2, 1982 at Magic Wand Recording Studios, Burbank, Calif.
notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R 42.050

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Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"

42.051
(1982)
Carey Bell's Blues Harp Band with Lurrie Bell: Goin' On Main Street

- Goin' On Main Street
- I Am Worried
- Heartaches And Pain

- Easy To Love You
- Train Ticket
- When A Woman Get In Trouble
- Tribute To Big Walter

CD only:
- I Need You So Bad
- Man And The Blues

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L+R 42.051

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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"


= Evidence CD 26055 (1994)

more info

42.052
(1982)
DLP
American Folk Blues Festival
Blues Live '82


James "Son" Thomas
- Beefsteak Blues
- Catfish Blues
Archie Edwards
- How Long Blues
- That Won't Do
- Take Me Back Baby
Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Big Boss Man

Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Burn Your Bridges
- Worried Man Blues *
Lurrie Bell & Billy Branch
- Detroit, Michigan
- Tribute To Little Walter


Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Running And Hiding
James "Son" Thomas
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Standing At The Crossroads *
- Stormy Moonday Blues
Carey Bell
- Goin' On Main Street

Carey Bell
- Blues Harp By Three
Margie Evans
- That Dirty Black Rat
- Sometimes I'll Be Gone
- Bye Bye Baby

* not on CD

rec. November 15, 1982 at Palmengarten, Frankfurt a. M., Germany and November 24, 1982 at Siegerlandhalle, Siegen, Germany

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DLP
notes by
Siegfried A. Christmann
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L+R 42.052 (1983)

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(=) L+R CD 42.052 (1991)


reissued on Bellaphon
CDLR 726024 (2002)
3-CD-Box
American Folk Blues
Festival 1982/1983/1985

42.053
(1982)
American Folk Blues Festival '82
Sons Of The Blues - Live '82


L+R 42.053 track sequence:
- Never Make Your Move Too Soon *
- Did You Ever Love A Woman #
- Eyesight To The Blind #

- Sweet Little Angel *
- My Kind Of Woman []
- Reconsider Baby *

Evidence CD 26049 track sequence:
- Never Make Your Move Too Soon
- Did You Ever Love A Woman
- Eyesight To The Blind See
- Sweet Little Angel
- My Kind Of Woman
- Reconsider Baby
- Detroit, Michigan
- Goin' On Main Street


# rec. November 6, 1982 at Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Konzerthalle in Frankfurt an der Oder, GDR
* rec. November 15, 1982 at Palmengarten, Frankfurt am Main, FRG
[] rec. November 27, 1982 t Auditorium de Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Lurrie Bell, el g, voc; Billy Branch, hca, voc; Elisha Murray, el g; J. W. Williams, el b, voc; Mose Rutues, dr
notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R 42.053

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L+R CD 42.053


(=) Evidence CD 26049 (1994)
Billy Branch & The S.O.B.s
Of Blues: Live '82

42.054
(1983)
Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins: Sweet Bitter Blues

- Sweet Bitter Blues
- St. James Infirmary
- I Saw the Light
- Tribute To Skip James

- Piedmont Rag
- Dog Days Of August
- Roberta - A Thousand Miles From Home
- Highway 301
- Hoodoo Woman
- Louisiana Chase

CD bonus tracks:
- Bowling Green Rag
- Bye Bye Baby
- Last Fair Deal
- Big Boss Man
- Burn Your Bridges
- Running And Hiding

rec. April 9, 1983 at Gypsy Studio, Falls Church, Virginia, USA; "Bowling Green John" Cephas, voc, g; "Harmonica Phil" Wiggins, voc, hca
notes by Joe Wilson
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L+R 42.054


= Evidence CD 26050 (1994)

www.cephasandwiggins.com

42.055
(1983)
Louisiana Red & His Chicago Blues Friends
Boy from Black Bayou

Tribute to Muddy Waters

- Future Blues
- Boy From Black Bayou
- The Good Book

- I'm Too Good
- Texas Hop
- Gal From Elgin, Illinois

Louisiana Red, lead g, voc; Carey Bell, hca; Lovie Lee, p; Larry Exum, b; Earl Howell, dr
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L+R 42.055
42.056
(1983)
Blind John Davis

- I Had A Dream
- I Know The Baby Loves Me
- Hey Hey Mama
- The Woman I Love
- I Heard An Echo
- The Tricks Don't Turn [sic] On You

- Harlem Blues
- When The Blues Birds Come Out To Sing
- Pretty Blues For Listening
- When I've Been Drinking
- Bartender's Bounce
- Penny Pitchin' Blues *
- Don't Lie To Me

rec. April 3, 1983 at Odyssey Sound Studios, Chicago, Ill
* with special guest: Jeanne Caroll, voc
notes by Rolf Schubert
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L+R 42.056


= Evidence CD 26056 (1994)

42.057
(1983)
Queen Sylvia Embry: Midnight Baby
- I'm Hurtin'
- Life And Troubles
- New York Bound
- Baby, What Do I Do

- Midnight Baby
- Party
- Can't Get Along
- Why Wonder

Evidence CD bonus tracks:
- You Treat Me So Mean *
- I Love You #
- Baby, What Do I Do #

rec. April 4, 1983 at Odyssey Sound Studios, Chicago Ill.; Queen Sylvia, voc, b; Jimmy Dawkins, lead g; Richie Krich [sic], 2nd lead g; Phillip Meeks, rhythm g; Tyrone Centuray, dr; prod. by Horst Lippmann
* previously issued on L+R 50.002 (1983)
# rec. November 11, 1983 at the Music Hall, Würzburg, Germany; Sylvia Embry, voc, b; Jimmy Rogers, g; Louisiana Red, slide g; Carey Bell, hca; Lovie Lee, keyboards; Charles "Honeyboy" Otis, dr; previously issued on L+R 42.063 (1984)

Sylvia Embry discography

notes by
Jean-Claude Arnaudon
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L+R 42.057

= L+R CDLR 72003


= Evidence CD 26057 (1994)
"Blues Queen Sylvia
with Jimmy Dawkins"

42.058
(1983)
Cash McCall: No More Doggin'

- Mojo Woman
- Something Funny Is Going On
- No Moer Doggin'
- European Holiday
- I'll Be There

- Southern Woman
- Hurry Sundown

Cash McCall, lead g, voc
Andre Avila, tenor/alto sax
Arthur L. Wood, p
Zackery Prather, g
Welton Gite, b
Charles Avery, dr
notes by Willy Leiser
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L+R 42.058

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= Bellaphon CD (1996)
"Blues Classics"


= Evidence CD 26065 (1995)

more info

42.059
(1983)
Blind Joe Hill   One-Man-Blues-Band:
First Chance

- Big Butt Woman
- Lickin' Gravy Baby
- Wake Me Up In The Morning
- Highway 13
- Darling, I Love You
- Blind Joe Special

- First Change
- P. D. Blues
- I Can't Do What I Used To Do
- You Got Me Dizzy
- I'm Travellin'

rec. March 27, 1983 in Hollywood; Blind Joe Hill, voc, harm, g, dr

Blind Joe Hill discography

notes by Inge Gawlitta
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L+R 42.059
42.060
(1983)
Margie Evans: Another Blues Day

- Another Blues Day
- Loser
- I've Been 'Buked
- The Lighthouse

- Come To Me
- Let The Telephone Ring
- I've Been There
- Chilly Waters
Margie Evans, voc
Cash McCall, g
Andre Avila, tenor/alto sax
Arthur L. Woods, p
Zackerey Prather, g
Welton Gite, b
Charles Avery, dr

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L+R 42.060

42.061
(1984)
Louisiana Red with Carey Bell: My Life

- Arizona Blues
- Prison Blues
- Honorable Discharge
- Keep On Slidin' The Blues

- Standing Out Cryin'
- Lonesome Train
- Bo-Weavil Blues
- My Life (with Carey Bell)

rec. April 1, 1983 at Odyssey Sound Studios in Chicago, Ill., November 11, 1983 live at the American Folk Blues Festival at Music Hall in Würzburg; Louisiana Red, el g, voc; Carey Bell, hca; special guest: Valerie Wellington, voc
notes by Peter Goldsmith
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L+R 42.061
42.062
(1984)
James Sparky Rucker: Drive Back The Night

- Babylon Blues *°   @ Spotify
- Lay My Burden Down *°   @ Spotify
- M & O Blues   @ Spotify
- Blues In The Bordertown Jail *   @ Spotify
- Drive Back The Night *°   @ Spotify

- A Song For Babe   @ Spotify
- Satisfied And Tickled Too °   @ Spotify
- Kind-Hearted Woman   @ Spotify
- Break Of Day Blues *   @ Spotify
- A Beautiful Life *°   @ Spotify

cover photo: Axel Küstner

Bellaphon CD track sequence:
- Babylon Blues *°
- Lay My Burden Down *°
- M & O Blues
- Blues In A Bordertown Jail *
- Drive Back The Night *°
- A Song For Babe
- Satisfied And Tickled Too °
- Kind-Hearted Woman
- Break Of Day Blues *
- A Beautiful Life *°
- Rock Me Baby #   @ Spotify
- Crossroads #   @ Spotify

# additional tracks from L+R 42.063 (AFBF '83)

rec. November 7, 1983 at Sinus Music, Ulli Weigel's Tonstudio, West-Berlin; James "Sparky" Rucker voc, ac g; * Louisiana Red, el g; ° Carey Bell, hca

notes by Inge Gawlitta
(March 1984) and Sparky
Rucker (December 1983)
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L+R 42.062

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(=) Bellaphon CDLR 82005
(1996)
"James 'Sparky' Rucker"
(Blues Classics series)

42.063
(1984)
DLP


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American Folk Blues Festival Live '83

LP 1:
James "Sparky" Rucker
- Rock Me Baby #   @ Spotify
- Here Rattler Here °°
- Crossroads   @ Spotify
- Come On In My Kitchen °°
Larry Johnson
- Midnight Hour
- That's The Wrong Woman

Louisiana Red
- Red's Tribute To Muddy Waters #
- Boy From Black Bayou
- Gold Tail Bird °°
- She Is Worse


LP 2:
Lonnie Pitchford
- One-String Boogie #
- My Baby Walked Away #
- C.C. Rider
- Why I Sing The Blues °°
Louisiana Red & Carey Bell
- When I Lay Down To Rest
- Who's Louisiana Red
- Reagan Is For The Rich Man

Lovie Lee & Band
- Flip, Flop, And Fly #
- Mind To Ramble #
- Iko-Iko #
Queen Sylvia Embry & Friends
- I Love You #
- Baby, What Do I Do #
- New York Bound # °°

°° not on CD

rec. October 30, 1983, at Volksbildungsheim, Frankfurt a.M.
# rec. November 11, 1983 at Music Hall, Würzburg
liner photos by Norbert Hess

American Folk Blues Festival discography

notes by
Peter C. Goldsmith
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L+R 42.063 (Germany 1984)

notes by
Peter C. Goldsmith
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(=) L+R CDLS 42063
(Germany 1992)

42.064
(1985)
Jim Kahr: My Guitar And I Have Travelled

- Sneakin' And Lyin'
- Cliff House
- Airport Dues
- My Guitar And I Have Travelled
- Funny Side Of Life

- St. Louis Blues #
- Broke This Heart Of Mine #
- Where We Goin' #
- You Oughta Know
- Walkin' Blues

rec. July 4, 1985 in Frankfurt a.M., Germany; Jim Kahr, voc, ac g; # el g
notes by Horst Lippmann
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L+R 42.064
("Blues & Love Songs")

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= CD
("Unplugged Visions")

42.065
(1985)
American Folk Blues Festival Live '85

James "Sparky" Rucker
- Walkin' Blues   @ Spotify
Blind Joe Hill
- Fanny Mae   @ Spotify
Cash McCall & Young Blues Thrillers
- I Can't Quit You Baby   @ Spotify
James "Son" Thomas
- Smokey Mountain Blues   @ Spotify
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson & Young Blues Thrillers
- Hold It Right There   @ Spotify

Young Blues Thrillers
- From Boogie To Funk   @ Spotify
- Gettin' Closer   @ Spotify
- Young Blues Thrillers' Theme   @ Spotify
Margie Evans, Cash McCall & Young Blues Thrillers
- Two Lovers In One   @ Spotify

rec. October 22, 1985, Volksbildungsheim, Frankfurt a. M., and October. 23, 1985, Capitol, Mannheim
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= L+R CDLR 42065 (1992)

42.066
(1987)
The Best Of The American Folk Blues Festival '63-'67

Sleepy John Estes
- I'm Tearing Little Dady
Buddy Guy
- First Time I Met The Blues
Big Mama Thornton
- Hound Dog
Muddy Waters
- Five Long Years
Howlin' Wolf
- Dust My Broom
John Lee Hooker
- King Of The World

Sonny Boy Williamson
- I'm Trying To Make London My Home
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Rock Island Line
Roosevelt Sykes
- Come On Back Home
J.B. Lenoir
- Vietnam Blues
Bukka White
- Aberdeen Mississippi Blues
Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins
- Ain't It A Pity

compiled by Peter C. Goldsmith; artwork by Jürgen Höber
notes by Peter C. Goldsmith
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L+R 42.066

= Philips 9279 451 (NL 19??)

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= Bellaphon CDLR 42066
(1998)

42.067
(198?)
Matchbox Blues Band
with Klaus "Mojo" Kilian
Flamethrower




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L+R 42.067
42.068
(1989)
Andy J. Forest Band: Shuffle City
Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Billy Gregory, former guitarist of "It's a Beautiful Day"




andyjforest.com
L+R 42.068

42.069
(198?)
American Folk Blues Festival '66

Roosevelt Sykes
- Running The Boogie
Otis Rush
- All Your Love
Little Brother Montgomery
- I Keep On Drinking
Sleepy John Estes
- You Shouldn't Do It
Otis Rush
- My Own Fault (actually "Sweet Little Angel")

Junior Wells
- Checkin' On My Baby
- A Tribute To Sonny Boy Williamson
Sippie Wallace
- Suitcase Blues
Robert Pete Williams
- Louise
Big Joe Turner
- Flip, Flop And Fly
- Roll 'Em Pete

rec. October 16th, 1966 at the Friedrichstadt-Palast, (East-)Berlin

Philips/Phonogram SFL-7386 track sequence
John Lee Hooker - King Of The World (AFBF 1965)
John Lee Hooker - Della May [sic] (AFBF 1965)
J.B. Lenoir - Slow Down (AFBF 1965)
Fred McDowell - Highway 61 (AFBF 1965)
Doctor Ross - My Black Name Is Ringing (AFBF 1965)
Jimmy Lee Robinson - Rosalie (AFBF 1965)

Buddy Guy - First Time I Met The Blues (AFBF 1966)

Eddie Boyd - Five Long Years (AFBF 1965) [track sequence of side B?]
Eddie Boyd - The Big Question (AFBF 1965)
Junior Wells - Checkin' On My Baby (AFBF 1965)

Roosevelt Sykes - Running The Boogie (AFBF 1966)
Little Brother Montgomery - I Keep On Drinking (AFBF 1966)
Sippie Wallace - Suitcase Blues (AFBF 1966)
Otis Rush - All Your Love or My Own Fault (actually "Sweet Little Angel") (AFBF 1966)

= Amiga 855114
= Amiga 855126

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= Fontana 885 431 BY






(=) Philips/Phonogram
SFL-7386 (Jp 1969)
American Folk Blues Festival 65-66


= LR CD-2069

more info

42.070
(1980)


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American Folk Blues Festival '67

Bukka White
- Aberdeen Blues
Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Dillard Crume, Odie Payne
- The Sky Is Crying   @ youtube
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Rock Island Line
Son House
- Got A Letter This Morning
Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Dillard Crume, Odie Payne
- You Be So Fine

Koko Taylor
- Wang Dang Doodle
Skip James
- Hard Luck Child
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- I'm Gonna Move Across The River
Koko Taylor
- What Kind Of Man Is This
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Walk On

rec. October 15, 1967 at Kongress-Halle, Berlin, Germany
Bukka White, voc, g
Hound Dog Taylor, voc, g; Little Walter, hca; Dillard Crume, b; Odie Payne, dr
Sonny Terry, voc, hca; Brownie McGhee, voc, g, kazoo
Son House, voc, g
Little Walter, voc, hca; Hound Dog Taylor, g; Dillard Crume, b; Odie Payne, dr
Koko Taylor, voc; Little Walter, hca; Hound Dog Taylor, g; Dillard Crume, b; Odie Payne, dr
Skip James, voc, g

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American Folk Blues Festival discography


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notes by
Siegfried Schmidt-Joos
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Fontana 885 433 TY
(Germany 1968)

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= Optimism LR CD-2070
(US 1990)

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= Bellaphon/L+R CDLR
42070 (Germany 1998)

4 CD set
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(=) Bellaphon / L+R
CDLR 726222 (EU 2002)
"American Folk Blues Festival 1965/1966/
1967/1969"

42.071
(1980)
American Folk Blues Festival '69
Live! At Royal Albert Hall London


Juke Boy Bonner
- Jumpin' With Juke Boy   @ Spotify
Earl Hooker
- Going Up And Down   @ youtube   @ Spotify
Carey Bell
- Rocking With Chromanica / I Feel Bad, Bad, Bad   @ youtube   @ Spotify
Juke Boy Bonner
- Running Shoes   @ Spotify
John Jackson
- Poor Boy   @ Spotify
Clifton Chenier
- Zydeco Et Pas Sale   @ Spotify
Earl Hooker
- Blue Shadows Fall   @ youtube   @ Spotify
Clifton Chenier
- Wrap It Up   @ Spotify
Magic Sam
- Easy Baby (3:24)   @ Spotify
- Looking Good (2:06)   @ Spotify
Whistling Alex Moore
- Across The Atlantic Ocean   @ Spotify
John Jackson
- John Jackson Breakdown (instr)   @ Spotify



originally unissued tracks from same appearance:
Earl Hooker
- Walking The Floor Over You / Steel Guitar Rag (HCO 2010) # [CBS LP 52796]
- Walking The Floor Over You / Off The Hook # [Hip-O CD B0003224-02]
Magic Sam
- Sweet Home Chicago
- All You Love [Hip-O CD B0003224-02, Hip-O DVD B0000751-09]
- Every Night About This Time
- I Feel So Good (I Wanna Boogie) [aka "Magic Sam's Boogie", Hip-O DVD B0000751-09]



rec. October 3, 1969 at Royal Albert Hall, London, UK; prod. & presented by Lippmann + Rau in cooperation with Chris Strachwitz

Juke Boy Bonner, voc, hca, g
Earl Hooker, voc, g; Carey Bell, hca; Mack Thompson, b; Robert St. Julien, dr
# Earl Hooker, voc, g; Mack Thompson, b; Robert St. Julien, dr
Carey Bell, voc, hca; Earl Hooker, g; Mack Thompson, b; Robert St. Julien, dr
John Jackson, voc, g
Clifton Chenier, voc, acc; Cleveland Chenier, washb; Robert St. Julien, dr
Magic Sam, voc, g; Mack Thompson, b; Robert St. Julien, dr
Whistling Alex Moore, voc, p, whistling

back cover photo by Valerie Wilmer

American Folk Blues Festival discography

notes by Paul Oliver







Scout Sc-6 (Germany 1969)

Scout discography

notes by Paul Oliver
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= CBS S 63912 (US 1969)

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= Optimism LR CD-2071
(US 198?)

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= Bellaphon/L+R CD
42.071 (Germany 1991)

4 CD set
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(=) Bellaphon / L+R
CDLR 726222 (EU 2002)
"American Folk Blues Festival 1965/1966/
1967/1969"

42.072
(1990)
Arny Kay: Walkin' On Thin Ice

- I Want Your Love
- Walkin On Thin Ice
- My Way
- Rock 'n Roll Boogaloo
- Crosstown Traffic
- Stone Crazy
- Nightmare Blues
- Keep A Drivin
- Big Road Blues
- Leavin Blues
- Love Me
- Big Star
- Memories Of Blind
- Chicago O'Hare



L+R 42.072

arnykayband.de

42.073
(1992)
Pete Haycock Band: Livin' It

- Liberty
- So Many Roads
- Communication
- Medley:
  Come On In My Kitchen
  Country Hat
  Slide Solo
- The Thrill Is Gone
- Lucienne
- Dr. Brown
- Presume
- Blackjack And Me

rec. live in Pirmasens 1992

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L+R 42.073

Pete Haycock discography

42.077
(1994)
The Rockets: Out Of The Blue

- (I Got The) Same Old Blues
- Why I Sing The Blues
- Sweet Little Angel
- Smokestack Lightnin'
- I Got A Mind To Travel
- Stop Breaking Down
- When The War Is Over
- Everyday I Have The Blues
- I'm Ready
- Look On Yonder Wall
- Great Balls Of Fire



L+R 42.077
42.0??
(198?)
American Folk Blues Festival '68

Jimmy Reed
John Lee Hooker
T-Bone Walker
Big Joe Williams
Curtis Jones
Eddie Tayler
Big Walter "Shakey" Horton
Jerome Arnold
J. C. Lewis



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Tivolis Koncerthal, København, 68.10.10
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44.001
(198?)
The Yardbirds: London '63
The first recordings


L+R 44.001
44.003
(1981)
Festival Flamenco Gitano 1 - Live
con Caraestaca, Margarita, Maria Vargas, El Camaron, Paco de Lucia, Cepero

Cepero / Rumba Gitana
El Lebrijano, Charro Cortez / Mirabras
Paco De Lucia / Guajiras
El Lebrijano, Charro Cortez / Tientos
Cepero / Rumba Gitana
Maria Vargas, Cepero / Fandangos
Cepero / Rumba Gitana
El Camaron, Paco de Lucia / Fandangos
Maria Vargas, Cepero / Builerias
Paco De Lucia / Panaderos Flamencos
Cepero / Rumba Gitana

L+R 44003

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= CD 480225

44.004
(1981)
The Escorts: From The Caribbean



44.005
(1981)
The Famous Spiritual + Gospel Festival 1965

Bishop Samuel Kelsey and the Congregation Of Temple Church Of Washington, DC
- Jesus Said If You Go
- Lord Send The Rain (solo Sister Lena Phillips Jones)
- Travelling Shoes
- Preaching (Exodus 3rd Chapter Bishop Kelsey)
- I Cried He Delivered Me
Bishop Kelsey & his Congregation, The Original Five Blind Boys of Mississippi & The Andrewettes
- Tell Me How Long The Train Been Gone

Inez Andrews and the Andrewettes
- Itís A Needed Time (solo Inez Andrews)
- Itís In My Heart (solo Inez Andrews)
- What Love (solo Elane Davis)
- A God Somewhere (solo Elizabeth Dargan)
The Original Five Blind Boys of Mississippi
- John Saw The Number
- O Why(solo Henry Johnson)
- Lord, Youíve Been Good To Me

rec. January 1965 live at Kloster (Monastry) Alpirsbach, Black Forest, Germany

Fontana 885 415 TY (1965)

= Fontana TL 5243

notes by
Siegfried Schmidt-Joos
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= L+R 44.005

44.007
(1981)
Festival Flamenco Gitano 2
con La Singla y Andres Batista, Antonio Francisco Serra

- El Novio De La Maria - La Singla y todo el gruppo, Jesús Heredia
- Siguiriyas - José Carmona "El Chocolate"
- Jasmin Flamenco - La Singla y todo el gruppo, Jesús Heredia
- Tu Querer No Me Conviene - Jesús Heredia
- Rumba Saratonga - La Singla y todo el gruppo
- Aires Cales - La Singla y todo el gruppo, Jesús Here
- Serrana - La Galleguita
- Martinete - La Singla y todo el gruppo, José Carmona "El Chocolate"
- Fandangos (A Tres) - Jesús Heredia, La Galleguita, José Carmona "El Chocolate"
- Rumba Jaleo - La Singla y todo el gruppo

L+R 44.007

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44.008
(1982)
Doc Watson - A Folk & Country Legend: Red Rocking Chair
with Merle Watson, T. Michael Coleman and others

- Sadie
- Fisher's Hornpipe / Devil's Dream
- Along The Road
- Smoke, Smoke, Smoke
- Below Freeezing
- California Blues

- John Hurt
- Mole In The Ground
- Any Old Time
- Red Rocking Chair
- How Long Blues
- Down Yonder

rec. December 1980 & January 1981 at Crimson Sound, Santa Monica, Ca.; Doc Watson, voc, g, hca, bj; Merle Watson, g, sl g, bj; T. Michael Coleman, b, harmony voc, g; Herb Pedersen, harmony voc; Ron Tutt, dr; Gene Estes, perc; special guests: Hank "Bones" Kahn, bones; Al Perkins, pedal steel; Tom Scott, cl; Charlie Musselwhite, hca; Byron Berline, fiddle; prod. by Mitch Greenhill
notes by
John Hartley Fox
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L+R 44.008
44.011
(1982)
Gerhard Engbarth & Louisiana Red: Blues vom Frieden

- Blues vom Frieden
- Blues For Shakey
- Spiel 77
- Wenn's dir schlecht geht
- Entertainer
- Sweet Home Sobernheim
- Blues For Anita
- Dust My Blues
- Spinnenmaerchen Blues
- Schweizer Kaes' Boogie
- Das kleine Lied
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L+R 44.011
44.012
(198?)
Al Rapone & Zydeco Express: C'est La Vie

- C'est La Vie
- Married Man Blues
- Je Vas Revenir
- Bernadette
- Without You
- Alice Mae
- Chère Duloone
- Walking Papers Blues
- Fait Pas Sa
- Washboard Anna

rec. March 1984 in Oberursel, Germany; Al Rapone, acc, voc; Patty "Larue" Harrison, perc/washb; Lisa Haley, viol, voc; Ben Bording, g; Michael O, b; Ben Holmes III, dr
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L+R 44.012
44.013
(1984)
Lee Green and Lafayette Leake: Somebody's Praying, Lord

- Somebody's Praying, Lord, Come By Here
- I Believe
- Glory, Glory Hallelujah

- Rise Again
- Wade In The Water
- I Am On The Battlefield For My Lord

Lee Green, voc, Lafayette Leake, p
notes by Rolf Schubert
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L+R 44.013
44.015
(198?)
Festival Flamenco Gitano 3


L+R 44.015
44.016
(198?)
The Jackson Singers: Gospel Emotion


L+R 44.016
44.017
(198?)
Festival Flamenco Gitano Ole!


L+R 44.017
44.018
(198?)
R. Ringwood's Gospel Messengers: Have A Friend


L+R 44.018
 
50.001
(1982)
American Folk Blues Festival 1982
Program and LP Album with all participating artists

James 'Son' Thomas
- Cairo Blues
Archie Edwards
- The Road Is Rough And Rocky
Bowling Green & John Cephas
- Bye Bye Baby
Carey Bell & Billy Brach
- Tribute To Big Walter

Lurrie Bell & Billy Brach
- The Train I Ride
Carey Bell's Blues Harp Band
- Goin' On Main Street
Margie Evans, Cash McCall et al.
- Mistreated Woman

tracks from other L+R LPs, unissued tracks, and demo recordings

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L + R 50.001
50.002
(1983)
American Folk Blues Festival '83
In Memoriam Muddy Waters

Louisiana Red & His Chicago Blues Friends
- Louisiana Hot Sauce #
"Sparky" Rucker
- Black Snake Moan
Louisiana Red & His Chicago Blues Friends
- Future Blues #
Larry Johnson
- Confusion #
Larry Johnson & Nat Riddles
- I Got The Blues #

Lonnie Pitchford
- Johnny Stole An Apple
Louisiana Red & Carey Bell
- Delta Fish Market Blues #
Lovie Lee
- Mine To Ramble #
- Lovie Lee's Boogie #
Queen Sylvia's Blues Band
- You Treat Me So Mean #

tracks from other (L+R) LPs, and # unissued tracks

notes by Horst Lippman
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American Folk Blues Festival discography

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L+R 50.002
50.003
(1985)

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American Folk Blues Festival '85

James Sparky Rucker
- Babylon Blues [L+R 42.062]   @ Spotify
- Here Rattler Here [L+R 42.063]   @ Spotify
Cash Mc Call
- No More Doggin' [L+R 42.058]   @ Spotify
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
- Mr. Cleanhead's Blues [unissued track from demo recording]   @ Spotify
- Kidney Stew [unissued track from demo recording]   @ Spotify

Blind Joe Hill
- Big Boss Man [unissued track from L+R 42.059 session]   @ Spotify
- I'm Travellin' [L+R 42.059]   @ Spotify
The Young Blues Thrillers
- Blues Thriller's Funk [unissued track from demo recording]   @ Spotify
James "Son" Thomas
- Standing At The Crossroads [L+R 42.048]   @ Spotify
Margie Evans
- Chilly Waters [L+R 42.060]   @ Spotify

from other L+R LPs, # unissued tracks and demo recordings

American Folk Blues Festival discography

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L+R 50.003 (Germany 1985)

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= Bellaphon CDLR 711426
(Germany 2008)

Will be completed and expanded with further details !!!

 

Compilations
##
(released)
artists/titlesannotations
 
1995
American Folk Blues Festival '62 - '65

 
Disc 1:   American Folk Blues Festival '62
- Rockin' The House - Memphis Slim
- I Wanna See My Baby - T-Bone Walker
- I'm In Love - T-Bone Walker
- I'm Crazy 'Bout You Baby - Sonny Terry
- Stewball - Memphis Slim
- Let's Make It - John Lee Hooker
- Shake It Baby - John Lee Hooker
- Night Time Is The Right Time - John Lee Hooker
- Ah 'w Baby - Shakey Jake
- Love My Baby - Shakey Jake Harris
- Crying At The Station - Brownie McGhee
- Wee Baby Blues - Memphis Slim
 
Disc 2:   American Folk Blues Festival '63   Part 1
- The Blues Is Everywhere - Memphis Slim °°
- John Henry - Memphis Slim °°
- Wish Me Well - Memphis Slim
- Memphis Boogie - Memphis Slim (previously unreleased) °°
- My Captain - Muddy Waters (previously unreleased) °°
- Catfish Blues - Muddy Waters °°
- Blow Wind Blow - Muddy Waters °°
- My Home Is In The Delta - Muddy Waters °°
- Five Long Years - Muddy Waters
- That's All I Want Baby - Sonny Boy Williamson (previously unreleased) °°
- Don't Misuse Me - Sonny Boy Williamson °°
- I Don't Know - Sonny Boy Williamson
- I'm Gettin' Tired - Sonny Boy Williamson °°
- Goin' Down Slow - Otis Spann
- Sunny Boy's Harmonica Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
 
Disc 3:   American Folk Blues Festival '63   Part 2
- Goin' Down Slow-Alternate Take - Otis Spann °°
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues - Willie Dixon
- Grant Spivey - Victoria Spivey
- T.B. Blues - Victoria Spivey °°
- Big Roll Blues - Big Joe Williams °°
- Back In The Bottom Blues - Big Joe Williams °°
- I Have No Friends - Big Joe Williams
- Baby Please Don't Go - Big Joe Williams °°
- Careless Love - Lonnie Johnson °°
- C.C. Rider - Lonnie Johnson (previously unreleased) °°
- It's Too Late To Cry - Lonnie Johnson
- Matt's Guitar Boogie - Matt 'Guitar' Murphy
- Bye Bye Blues - Memphis Slim
 
Disc 4:   American Folk Blues Festival '64
- I'm Trying To Make London My Home - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Dissatisfied - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Everytime I Get To Drinkin' - Sunnyland Slim
- Ain't It A Pity - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Baby Please Don't Go - Lightnin' Hopkins
- I'm A Tearing Little Daddy - Sleepy John Estes
- I Ain't Gonna Pick No More Cotton - John Henry Barbee
- No Title Boogie - Hubert Sumlin
- Slip-In Mules - Sugar Pie DeSanto
- Dust My Broom - Howlin' Wolf
- I Got To Cut Out - Sonny Boy Williamson °°
- Weak Brain And Narrow Mind - Willie Dixon °°
- Big Legged Woman - Willie Dixon °°
- Your Best Friend's Gone - Sleepy John Estes °°
- Baby What You Want Me To Do - Sugar Pie DeSanto °°
 
Disc 5:   American Folk Blues Festival '65
- Highway 61 - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Slow Down Woman - J.B. Lenoir / Big Walter "Shakey" Horton
- Blues Harp Shuffle - Big Walter 'Shakey' Horton °°
- Christine - Big Walter "Shakey" Horton
- Come On Back Home - Roosevelt Sykes
- Five Long Years - Eddie Boyd
- The Big Question - Eddie Boyd
- Rosa Lee - Jimmie Lee Robinson
- King Of The World - John Lee Hooker
- Della Mae - John Lee Hooker
- First Time I Met The Blues - Buddy Guy Guy
- Hound Dog - Big Mama Thornton (alternate take previously unreleased)
- My Black Name Is Ringing - Doctor Ross
- Della Mae-Alternate Take - John Lee Hooker °°
- Hound Dog-Alternate Take - Big Mama Thornton °°
- South Side Jump - Buddy Guy °°
- If I Get Lucky - J.B. Lenoir °°
- Got A Letter This Morning - Mississippi Fred McDowell °°
- Sail On - Roosevelt Sykes
- Farewell Baby - Doctor Ross °°

°° bonus tracks

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Evidence 5 CD set 26200

more info

 
1997
American Folk Blues Festival '62-'65: Highlights

- Highway 61 - Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Baby Please Don't Go - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Della Mae - John Lee Hooker
- Wish Me Well - Memphis Slim
- Five Long Years - Muddy Waters
- Hound Dog - Big Mama Thornton
- Dust My Broom - Howlin' Wolf
- I'm In Love - T-Bone Walker
- Everytime I Get To Drinkin' - Sunnyland Slim
- First Time I Met The Blues - Buddy Guy
- Slip-In Mules - Sugar Pie DeSanto
- Love My Baby - Shakey Jake
- Five Long Years - Eddie Boyd
- Dissatisfied - Sonny Boy Williamson
- Goin' Down Slow - Otis Spann
- Crying At The Station - Brownie McGhee
- Slow Down Woman - J.B.Lenoir

Evidence CD 26087

more info

 
1999
Living Country Blues: An Anthology

disc 1:   Mississippi Moan
- Catfish Blues - James Thomas
- Bye Bye Blues - Arzo Youngblood
- Gonna Cut You Loose - Eddie Cusic
- You Gonna Take Sick And Die - Boyd Rivers
- Maggie Campbell Blues - Bill Webb
- Sittin' on Top Of The World - Sam Chatmon
- Move Daniel - Cora Fluker
- My Babe - Othar Turner
- Boogie Chillen - Lonnie Pitchford
- Bull Cow Blues - James Thomas
- Stop And Listen Blues - Sam Chatmon
- Swing, Swing - Arzo Youngblood
- Jazz Boogie Woogie - Stonewall Mays
- Jesus On The Mainline - Boyd Rivers
- Shake Your Money Maker - Lonnie Pitchford
- Rock Me Mama - James Thomas / Cleveland Jones
- Big Road Blues - Bill Webb
- My Daddy Was A Jockey - Sam Chatmon
- That's The Boogie - Napoleon Strickland
- Vicksburg Blues - Sam Chatmon
- Mississippi Moan - Walter Brown
- When I Lay Down My Burden - Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band

disc 2:   Lonesome Road Blues (East Coast)
- Lonesome Road Blues - Guitar Frank
- Baby Please Give Me A Break - Archie Edwards
- Road Is Rough And Rocky - Archie Edwards
- Come On In My Kitchen - Guitar Slim
- Bye And Bye, I'm Going To See The King - Flora Molton & The Truth Band
- Chimney Hill Breakdown - Guitar Frank
- Railroad Bill - Guitar Frank
- Chicken Can't Roost Too High For Me - John Cephas
- Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad - John Cephas, / Phil Wiggins
- Do Lord Remember Me - Archie Edwards
- Jelly Roll Baker - Guitar Frank
- I'm Feelin' Lonesome - Guitar Slim
- My Old Schoolmates - Archie Edwards
- Lonesome Home Blues - Guitar Slim
- T For Texas - Archie Edwards
- Diggin' My Potatoes - Guitar Frank

disc 3:   You Got To Move (Tennessee, Arkansas & More)
- Vacation In Heaven - Flora Molton & The Truth Band
- Granny, Will Your Dog Bite? - Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band
- I Laid And I Wondered - James Thomas / Cleveland Jones
- I Can't Stand It - Flora Molton & The Truth Band
- Mr. Freddie Blues - Memphis Piano Red
- Corine, Corrina - Hammie Nixon
- Rollin' And Tumblin' - Lottie Murrell
- She's Tailor Made - Charlie Sangster
- Hounds - Sam Shields
- You Got To Move - Boyd Rivers
- Let Me Play With Your Poodle - CeDell Davis
- Viola Lee Blues - Hammie NIxon
- Joe's Prison Camp Holler - Joe Savage
- When The Saints Go Marchin' In - Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band
- Spoonful - Lottie Murrell,
- You Got To Do The Boogie Woogie - CeDell Davis
- Trouble Late Last Night - Lottie Murrell
- Dry Bones In The Valley - Cora Fluker
- I Got a Gal 'Cross The Bottom - Lottie Murrell
- Soon One Mornin' - Hammie Nixon
- Levee Camp Holler - Walter Brown
- Precious Lord - Boyd Rivers

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1999The American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1985
 American Folk Blues Festival 1962/1963/1964

Disc 1:   American Folk Blues Festival '62
Memphis Slim
- We're Gonna Rock
T-Bone Walker
- I Wanna See My Baby
- I'm In Love
Sonny Terry
- I'm Crazy 'Bout You Baby
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Stewball
John Lee Hooker
- Let's Make It Baby
- Shake It Baby
- The Right Time
Shakey Jake
- Hey, Baby
- Love My Baby
Brownie McGhee
- Crying At The Station
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon
- Bye Bye Baby

rec. October 18th, 1962 in Hamburg

Disc 2:   American Folk Blues Festival '63
Memphis Slim
- Wish Me Well
Big Joe Williams
- I Have No Friends
Willie Dixon
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues
- Crazy For My Baby
Victoria Spivey
- Grant Spivey
Matt "Guitar" Murphy
- Matt's Guitar Boogie
Sonnyboy Williamson
- I Don't Know
- Sonny's Harmonica Boogie
Lonnie Johnson
- It's Too Late To Cry
Otis Spann
- Had My Fun
Muddy Waters
- Five Long Years
Memphis Slim et al.
- Bye, Bye, Blues

rec. October 13th, 1963 in Bremen

Disc 3:   American Folk Blues Festival '64
Sonnyboy Williamson
- I'm Trying To Make London My Home
- Dissatisfied
Sunnyland Slim
- Everytime I Get To Drinkin'
Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins
- Ain't It A Pity
- Baby Please Don't Go
Sleepy John Estes & Hammie Nixon
- I'm A Tearing Little Daddy
John Henry Barbee
- Cotton Pickin' Blues
Hubert Sumlin / Sunnyland Slim
- No Title Boogie
Sugar Pie Desanto
- Slip In Mules
Howlin' Wolf
- Dust My Broom

rec. October 9th, 1964 at the Musikhalle, Hamburg

3-CD-Box
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Bellaphon CDLR 726321
(34 Tracks, 133:54)
 American Folk Blues Festival 1965/1966/1967/1969

Disc 1:   American Folk Blues Festival '65

Fred McDowell
- Highway 61
J.B. Lenoir
- Slow Down
Walter Horton
- Christine
Roosevelt Sykes
- Come On Back Home
Eddie Boyd
- Five Long Years
- The Big Question
Jimmy Lee Robinson
- Rosalie
John Lee Hooker
- King Of The World
- Della Mae
Buddy Guy
- First Time I Met The Blues
Big Mama Thornton
- Houn' Dog
Doctor Ross
- My Black Name Is Ringing

rec. October 7th, 1965

Disc 2:   American Folk Blues Festival '66

Roosevelt Sykes
- Running The Boogie
Otis Rush
- All Your Love
Little Brother Montgomery
- I Keep On Drinking
Sleepy John Estes
- You Shouldn't Do It
Otis Rush
- My Own Fault (actually "Sweet Little Angel")
Junior Wells
- Checkin' On My Baby
- A Tribute To Sonny Boy Williamson
Sippie Wallace
- Suitcase Blues
Robert Pete Williams
- Louise
Big Joe Turner
- Flip, Flop And Fly
- Roll 'Em Pete

rec. October 16th, 1966 at the Friedrichstadt-Palast, Berlin

Disc 3:   American Folk Blues Festival '67

Bukka White
- Aberdeen Blues
Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Dillard Crume, Odie Payne
- The Sky Is Crying
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Rock Island Line
Son House
- Got A Letter This Morning
Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Dillard Crume, Odie Payne
- You Be So Fine
Koko Taylor
- Wang Dang Doodle
Skip James
- Hard Luck Child
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- I'm Gonna Move Across The River
Koko Taylor
- What Kind Of Man Is This
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Walk On

rec. October 15th, 1967 at Kongress-Halle, Berlin

Disc 4:   American Folk Blues Festival '69

Juke Boy Bonner
- Jumpin' With Juke Boy
Earl Hooker
- Going Up And Down
Carey Bell
- Rocking With Chromanica / I Feel Bad, Bad, Bad
Juke Boy Bonner
- Running Shoes
John Jackson
- Poor Boy
Clifton Chenier
- Zydeco Et Pas Sale
Earl Hooker
- Blue Shadows Fall
Clifton Chenier
- Wrap It Up
Magic Sam
- Easy Baby
- Looking Good
Whistling Alex Moore
- Across The Atlantic Ocean
John Jackson
- John Jackson Breakdown

rec. October 3rd, 1969 at Royal Albert Hall, London

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Bellaphon CDLR 726322
(45 Tracks, 165:59)
 American Folk Blues Festival 1970/1972/1980/1981

Disc 1:   American Folk Blues Festival '70

Chicago Blues All Stars
- Introduction
Shakey Horton
- Hard Hearted Woman
- That Ain't It
Bukka White
- Maggie Lee
- World Boogie
- Old Lady
Champion Jack Dupree
- Going To Louisiana
- Blues Before Sunrise
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
- Hootin' The Blues
- Back Water Blues
- Walk On
- When I Was Drinking
Lee Jackson
- Juanita
Lafayette Leak (!)
- After Hours
Willie Dixon
- Crazy For My Baby
- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues

rec. November 16th, 1970

Disc 2:   American Folk Blues Festival '72

Bukka White
- I'm Gettin' Ready
- Aberdeen Blues
Big Joe Williams
- My Baby Is Gone
- My Boots & Shoes
Robert Pete Williams
- Look Here Woman
Roosevelt Sykes
- Driving Wheel
- Sweet Home Chicago
Memphis Slim
- Lonesome Traveller
- Boogin' And Bluesin'
Johnny Young, W.D.Kent, Billy Davenport
- Instrumental Boogie
Big Mama Thornton
- Tell Me Baby
- Ball In (!) Chain
T-Bone Walker
- Shake It Baby
- Goin' Back To Church
Jimmy Rogers & Whispering Smith
- Tricky Woman
Lightnin' Slim & Whispering Smith
- Winter Time Blues
Jimmy Dawkins Chicago Blues Band
- Don't Ever Leave Me
- Got My Mojo Workin'

rec. March 16th at Lünen and October 26th, 1972 at München

Disc 3:   American Folk Blues Festival '80

Louisiana Red
- Pretty Woman
- I Wonder Who
- Lonesome Train
Willie Mabon
- Mabon's Boogie
- I Don't Know
Washboard Doc, Lucky & Flash
- Shake, Rattle And Roll
Eunice Davis
- Rock Little Daddy
Washboard Doc, Lucky & Flash
- Flip, Flop And Fly
Hubert Sumlin & Carey Bell
- Gamblin' Woman
- I Got A Little Thing They Call The Swing
Carey Bell
- One Day I Get Lucky
- Nineteen Years Old
- What My Mama Told Me
Sunnyland Slim
- Everytime I Get To Drinking
- Sunnyland's New Orleans Boogie
Eddie Taylor
- Dust My Broom
- There'll Be A Day
Louisiana Red
- Labour Blues

rec. April 20/22th, and May 5/7th, 1980

Disc 4:   American Folk Blues Festival '81

Bowling Green John & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Bowlin' Green Rag
- Bye Bye Baby
- Last Fair Deal
Sunnyland Slim
- One Room Country Shack
- Tin Pan Alley
- Dust My Broom
Louisiana Red
- Woodchopping Blues
Hubert Sumlin
- I Love
Louisiana Red
- Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky
Lurrie Bell
- I Need You So Bad
- Man And The Blues
Margie Evans
- 29 Ways
- Trouble Trouble
- Hound Dog
- Next Time I See You

rec. March 10th, 1981 at the Konzertaula, Kamen, and March 17th, 1981 at the Siegerlandhalle, Siegen

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Bellaphon CDLR 726323
(67 Tracks, 292:31)
 American Folk Blues Festival 1982/1983/1985

Disc 1:   American Folk Blues Festival '82

James "Son" Thomas
- Beefsteak Blues
- Catfish Blues
John Cephas
- Announcement
Archie Edwards
- How Long Blues
- That Won't Do
- Take Me Back Baby
Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Big Boss Man
- Burn Your Bridges
Lurrie Bell & Billy Branch
- Detroit, Michigan
- Tribute To Little Walter
Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins
- Running And Hiding
James 'Son' Thomas
- Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
- Stormy Monday
Carey Bell
- Goin' On Main Street
- Blues Harp By Three
Margie Evans
- That Dirty Black Rat
- Sometimes I'll Be Gone
- Bye Bye Baby

rec. November 15th, 1982 at the Palmengarten, Frankfurt a. M. and November 24th, 1982 at the Siegerlandhalle, Siegen

Disc 2:   American Folk Blues Festival '83

James "Sparky" Rucker
- Rock Me Baby
- Crossroads
Larry Johnson
- Midnight Hour
- That's The Wrong Woman
Louisiana Red
- Red's Tribute To Muddy Waters
- Boy From Black Bayou
- She Is Worse
Lonnie Pitchford
- One-String Boogie
- My Baby Walked Away
- C.C. Rider
Louisiana Red & Carey Bell
- When I Lay Down To Rest
- Who's Louisiana Red
- Reagan Is For The Rich Man
Lovie Lee & Band
- Flip, Flop, And Fly
- Mind To Ramble
- Iko-Iko
Queen Sylvia Embry & Friends
- I Love You
- Baby, What Do I Do

rec. October 30th, 1983, at the Volksbildungsheim, Frankfurt a. M., and November 11th, 1983 at the Music Hall, Würzburg

Disc 3:   American Folk Blues Festival '85

James "Sparky" Rucker
- Walkin' Blues
Blind Joe Hill
- Fanny Mae
Cash McCall & Young Blues Thrillers
- I Can't Quit You Baby
James "Son" Thomas
- Smokey Mountain Blues
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson &Young Blues Thrillers
- Hold It Right There
Young Blues Thrillers
- From Boogie To Funk
- Gettin' Closer
- Young Blues Thrillers' Theme
Margie Evans, Cash McCall & Young Blues Thrillers
- Two Lovers In One

rec. October 22, 1985, Volksbildungsheim, Frankfurt a. M., and October. 23, 1985, Capitol, Mannheim

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Bellaphon CDLR 726324
(45 Tracks, 195:12)

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