Magpie Records label    
Magpie Records
discography

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year of
release
titlenotes
 
1800 series
 
1800
(1976)
Robert Wilkins 1928-1935
Before The Reverence
Vintage Country Blues

- Rolling Stone - Part 1
- Jail House Blues
- I Do Blues
- That's No Way To Get Along
- Alabama Blues
- Long Train Blues
- Falling Down Blues

- Nashville Stonewall Blues
- Police Sergeant Blues
- Get Away Blues
- I'll Go With Her Blues
- Dirty Deal Blues
- New Stock Yard Blues
- Old Jim Canan's

Robert Wilkins discography

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Magpie PY 1800 (UK)
1801
(1976)
Bumble Bee Slim 1931-1937
Everybody's Fishing

- Everybody's Fishing
- Chain Gang Bound
- Baby So Long
- Some Things Will Be Breaking My Way
- Back In Jail Again
- New Policy Dream Blues
- New Big 80 Blues
- Hard Rocks In My Bed

- No More Biscuit Rolling Here
- 12 O'Clock Southern Train
- Just Yesterday
- This Old Life I'm Living
- Greasy Greens
- You Got To Live And Let Live
- Wet Clothes Blues
- Dead And Gone Mother




Magpie PY 1801
1802
(1976)
Kokomo Arnold 1935-1938
Set Down Gal, Quit Your Low Down Ways

- Tired Of Running From Door To Door (1938)
- Kid Man Blues (1938)
- The Twelves (1938)
- Midnight Blues (1938)
- Big Leg Mama (1935)
- Your Ways And Actions (1938)
- I'll Be Up Someday (1936)

- Back On The Job (1937)
- Set Down Gal (1937)
- Southern Railroad Blues (1935)
- Big Ship Blues (1937)
- Busy Bootin' (1935)
- Slop Jar Blues (1935)
- Black Annie (1935)

Kokomo Arnold discography

notes by David Harrison



Saydisc Matchbox
SDR 163 (1969)
"Kokomo Arnold"




= Magpie PY 1802

1803
(1978)
Arnett Nelson The Rhythm Kings 1936-1938
When The Music Sounds Good

Washboard Rhythm Kings
- Please Come Down To My House
- Brown Skin Mama
- Street-Walkin' Blues
- Arlena
Bumble Bee Slim
- When The Music Sounds Good
Tampa Red
- Maybe It's Someone Elese You Love
Leonard Scott
- You Done Tore Your Playhouse Down
- She's Got Something Good

Arnett Nelson
- Oh! Red
Victoria Spivey
- Any-Kind-A-Man
- I Ain't Gonna Let You See My Santa Claus
Casey Bill Weldon
- Christmas Time Blues
Washboard Sam
- You Got To Take It
Red Nelson
- Don't Tear My Clothes No. 3
Lorraine Walton
- Waiting Blues
Washboard Sam
- Down On The Old Village Store

New Orleans clarinettist Nelson as accompanist
notes by Ernest Virgo



Magpie PY 1803
1804
(1977)
Bill Gaither 1935-1941
Leroy's Buddy

- Pins And Needles
- Bad Luck Child
- Rocky Mountain Blues
- Champ Joe Louis
- Tired Of That Same Stuff All The Time
- Do Like I Want To Do
- A Short Cut To The Grave
- Georgia Barrel House

- Georgia Woman Stomp
- Sunrise Blues
- Won't You Tell Me Baby
- Jungle Man Blues
- Changing Blues
- Triflin' Blues
- Stony Lonesome Graveyard
- Gravel In My Bread




Magpie PY 1804
1805
(1978)
Brownie McGhee & His Buddies 1945-1955
Let's Have A Ball

- Let's Have A Ball - Jack Dupree
- Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee - Stick McGhee
- Dices Dices - Big Chief Ellis
- Baby Let's Have Some Fun - Sonny Terry
- Tell Me Pretty Baby - Ralph Willis
- My Baby Likes To Shuffle - Alonzo Scales
- Day Break - Brother Blues (Dupree)
- All Night Long - Brownie McGhee

- Baby Baby Blues - Stick McGhee
- Doggin' Blues - Bobby Harris
- Big Chief's Blues - Big Chief Ellis
- She Is Gone - Big Chief Ellis
- Featherweight Mama - Brother Blues (Dupree)
- I'm Gonna Rock - Ralph Willis
- Baby, You Say You Love Me - Bobby Harris
- The Woman I Love - Brownie McGhee




Magpie PY 1805
1806
(1977)
Memphis Minnie 1936-1949
Hot Stuff

- Good Morning
- Hot Stuff
- Keep On Sailing
- Black Widow Stinger
- Good Soppin'
- I'm Not A Bad Gal
- Mean Mistreater Blues
- I'm So Glad
- Fish Man Blues
- Lean Meat Won't Fry
- Three Times Seven Blues
- Shout The Boogie
- Sweet Man




Magpie PY 1806
1807
(1979)
Blind Boy Fuller 1935-1938
Shake That Shimmy

- Baby I Don't Have To Worry
- Looking For My Woman
- Somebody's Been Playing With That Thing
- Mama Let Me Lay It On You
- Boots And Shoes
- Truckin' My Blues Away - no. 2
- My Best Gal Gonna Leave Me

- Oh Zee Zaz Rag
- Too Many Woman Blues
- Oozin' You Off My Mind
- Shake That Shimmy
- Heart Ease Blues
- Georgia Ham Mama
- Jivin' Woman Blues

Blind Boy Fuller discography


Magpie PY 1807
1808


Magpie PY 1808
never released
1809
(1980)
Brownie McGhee Blues: B.M. Blues 1944-1959

- Me And My Dog
- Heart In Sorrow
- Brownie's Guitar Boogie
- Evil But Kindhearted
- My Bulldog Blues
- She Loves So Easy
- Big Legged Woman
- I'm Gonna Move Across The River

- Watch Out
- Dissatisfied Woman
- Rum Cola Papa [omitted from back sleeve track listing]
- Pawnshop Blues
- B. M. Blues
- Gin Head Woman
- Cheatin' & Lying
- Need Some One To Love Me




Magpie PY 1809
1810
(1979)
Memphis Shakedown

Memphis Jug Band
- Memphis Shakedown
- Sun Brimmers Blues
Little Buddy Doyle & Walter Horton
- Bad In Mind Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- Bottle It Up And Go
- Fourth Street Mess Around
Little Buddy Doyle & Walter Horton
- Three-Sixty-Nine Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- Lindberg Hop

Memphis Jug Band
- Insane Crazy Blues
Jenny Pope
- Mr. Postman Blues
Kaiser Clifton
- Fort Worth And Denver Blues
- Cash Money Blues
Little Buddy Doyle & Walter Horton
- Sweet Man Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- Newport News Blues
- K. C. Moan




Magpie PY 1810
1811
(1978)
Blind Boy Fuller: On Down   Vol. 1
Bull City Red, Blind Boy Fuller - What's That Smells Like Fish?
Blind Boy Fuller - Weeping Willow
Sonny Terry, Bull City Red, Blind Boy Fuller - Worn Out Engine Blues
Floyd Council, Bull City Red, Blind Boy Fuller - New Oh Red
Sonny Terry, Blind Boy Fuller - Mean And No Good Woman
Blind Boy Fuller - Corrine What Makes You Treat Me So?
Sonny Terry, Bull City Red, Blind Boy Fuller - Get Your Ya Yas Out

Blind Boy Fuller - Why Don't My Baby Write To Me?
Blind Boy Fuller - Baby Quit Your Low Down Ways
Blind Boy Fuller - Worried And Evil Man Blues
Blind Boy Fuller - Mamie
Blind Boy Fuller - If You See My Pigmeat
Blind Boy Fuller - Put You Back In Jail
Blind Boy Fuller - Where My Woman Usta Lay

Blind Boy Fuller discography

notes by David Harrison





Saydisc Matchbox SDR 143

Matchbox discography

notes by Bruce Bastin



= Flyright LP 110 (1974)

Flyright discography






= Magpie PY 1811

1812
(197?)
Bull City Blues

Sonny Terry & Oh Red (Sonny Terry & George Washington)
- Harmonica And Washboard Blues
Little Boy Fuller (Richard Trice)
- Lazy Bug Blues (Savoy 5535)
Welly Trice (Willie Trice)
- Come On In Here Mama # (Decca 7358)
Bull City Red (George Washington)
- Black Woman And Poison Blues
The Devil's Daddy-In-Law (Floyd Council)
- Lookin' For My Baby
Rich Trice (Richard Trice)
- Come On Baby # (Decca 7701)
Blind Boy Fuller
- Homesick And Lonesome

The Devil's Daddy-In-Law (Floyd Council)
- I Don't Want No Hungry Woman
Little Boy Fuller (Richard Trice)
- Shake Your Stuff (Savoy 5535)
Welly Trice (Willie Trice)
- Let Her Go God Bless Her (Decca 7358)
Bull City Red (George Washington)
- I Won't Be Dogged Around
Blind Boy Fuller
- Passenger Train Woman
Brownie McGhee
- Dealing With The Devil
Rich Trice (Richard Trice)
- Trembling Bed Spring Blues (Decca 7701)


Flyright LP 106 (1972)


= Magpie PY 1812

1813
(1978)
Snooky Pryor

- Telephone Blues
- Boogie
- Raising Sand
- Boogy Fool
- I'm Getting Tired
- Going Back On The Road
- I Want You For Myself

- Crosstown Blues
- Crying Shame
- Eighty Nine Ten
- Someone To Love Me
- Judgement Day
- Uncle Sam Don't Take My Man
- Boogie Twist

reissue of his postwar 78 rpm JOB records; rec. 1948 - 1963; Snooky Pryor, voc, hca; Moody Jones, g or b; Leroy Foster, g; Sunnyland Slim, p; Eddie Taylor, g; Lazy Bill Lucas, p; Johnny Young, g; Floyd Jones, g; Homesick James, g: Little Joe Harris, Alfred Wallace, Earl Philips, dr
liner notes by John J. Broven (August 1969)

Snooky Pryor discography

notes (August 1969)
by John J. Broven



Flyright LP 100 (1970)


= Magpie PY 1813

1814
(1979)
Cow Cow Davenport: Alabama Strut

- New Cow Cow Blues
- Stealin' Blues
- Cow Cow Blues
- State Street Jive
- Chimin' The Blues
- Alabama Strut

- Alabama Mistreater
- Dirty Ground Hog Blues
- Chimes Blues
- Slow Drag
- Mootch Piddle
- We Gonna Rub It




Magpie PY 1814
1815
(1979)
Bessie Tucker & Ida Mae Mack:
The Texas Moaners acc. by Mr. 49


Bessie Tucker
- Fryin' Pan Skillet Blues
- Fort Worth And Denver Blues
Ida Mae Mack
- When You Lose Your Daddy
Bessie Tucker
- My Man Has Quit Me
Ida Mae Mack
- Elm Street Blues
- Mr. Forty-Nine Blues
Bessie Tucker
- Bessie's Moan

Bessie Tucker
- Black Name Moan
Ida Mae Mack
- Mr. Moore Blues
- Wrong Doin' Daddy
Bessie Tucker
- The Dummy
Ida Mae Mack
- Good-Bye Rider
Bessie Tucker
- Got Cut All To Pieces
- Penitentiary
- Got Cut All To Pieces

notes by Paul Oliver



Magpie PY 1815
1816
(1979)
Cecil Gant: Killer Diller Boogie

- Killer Diller Boogie
- Little Baby, You're Running Wild
- Fare Thee My Baby
- I'll Remember You
- I'm Losing You
- Lost Baby Blues
- Goodbye Baby
- What's The Matter

- Original Cecils Boogie
- Sooner Or Later
- Baby I'm Losing You
- My Baby's Changed
- I've Heard That Jive Before
- Wake Up Cecil Wake Up
- You Can't Do Me Right
- It's All Over Darlin'

notes by Bruce Bastin







Magpie PY 1816
1817
(1979)
New York Rhythm 'n Blues

Flyright 4707 tracks:
The Wheels
- Let's Have A Ball
Lee Roy Little
- Your Evil Thoughts
Bob Gaddy
- Rip And Run
Buster Brown
- Good News
Billy Hoke
- I Don't Want No Other Woman
Lee Roy Little
- Hurry Baby Please Come Home
Charles Walker
- It Ain't Right

Little Red Walter
- Aw Shucks Baby
June Bateman
- Possum Belly Overalls
Lee Roy Little
- I'm A Good Man, But A Poor Man
Denny Brown
- Standing On The Corner
Wilbert Harrison
- Please Forgive Me
Noble 'Thin Man' Watts
- Flap Jack
Billy Hoke
- Cryin' And Wonderin'

Magpie PY 1817 tracks:
The Wheels
- Let's Have A Ball
Lee Roy Little
- Your Evil Thoughts
- Hurry Baby Please Come Home
- I'm A Good Man, But A Poor Man
Bob Gaddy
- Rip And Run
The Four Barons
- Got To Go Back Again
- Lemon Squeezer

Billy Hoke
- I Don't Want No Other Woman
- Cryin' And Wonderin'
Charles Walker
- It Ain't Right
Little Red Walter
- Aw Shucks Baby
Lune [sic] Bateman
- Possum Belly Overalls
Denny Brown
- Standing On The Corner
Wilbert Harrison
- Please Forgive Me




Flyright LP 4707 (1974)

notes by John J. Broven



(=) Magpie PY 1817
(with slightly different
track listing: Buster Brown
and Noble Watts replaced
by The Four Barons)

1818
(1980)
New York City Blues

Johnny Acey
- I Go Into Orbit
Bob Gaddy
- Paper Lady
Sticks McGhee
- Money Fever
Louisiana Red
- Tell Me
Cousin Leroy
- Will A Matchbox Hold My Clothes
- Charles Walker Slop
Tarheel Slim
- Wild Cat Tamer

Guitar Crusher
- I've Got To Know
Buster Brown
- Broadway On Fire
Cousin Leroy
- Highway 41
Louisiana Red
- Little Girl Take Your Time
Bob Gaddy
- Out Of My Name
Larry Dale
- Heed My Warning
Sticks McGhee
- Sleep In Job




Flyright LP 4706 (197?)




= Magpie PY 1818

 
4400 (The Piano Blues) series
edited and produced by Francis Wilford Smith

4401
(1977)
Paramount 1929-1930
'whip it to a jelly' (The Piano Blues Vol. 1)

Charlie Spand
- Moanin' The Blues
- Mississippi Blues
Blind Leroy Garnett
- Chain 'Em Down
- Louisiana Glide
Little Brother
- No Special Rider
- Vicksburg Blues
Wesley Wallace
- Fanny Lee Blues
- No. 29

Louise Johnson
- By The Moon And Stars
- All Night Long Blues
Will Ezell
- Pitchin' Boogie
- Heifer Dust
Charles Avery
- Dearborn St. Breakdown
James Wiggins
- Forty-Four Blues
Henry Brown
- Henry Brown Blues
Blind Blake / Spand
- Hastings St.

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett







Magpie PY 4401

Magpie PYCD 01 (1990)
(four add'l tracks)

4402
(1977)
Brunswick 1928-1930
'nothing but a worried mind' (The Piano Blues Vol. 2)

Lucille Bogan
- Alley Boogie
- New Way Blues
'Speck' Pertum
- Gamblers Blues
- Weak Eyed Blues
- Harvest Moon
John Oscar
- Whoopee Mama Blues
Freddie Nicholson
- You Gonna Miss Me Blues
- Freddie's Got The Blues

Eddie Miller
- Freight Train Blues
- Good Jelly Blues
- School Day Blues
Shorty George
- Jones Law Blues
Bob Call
- 31 Blues
Henry Brown
- Stomp 'Em Down To The Bricks
Mary Johnson
- Dawn Of Day Blues
Mozelle Alderson
- Tight In Chicago

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett







Magpie PY 4402
4403
(1977)
Vocalion 1928-1930
'shake your wicked knees' (The Piano Blues Vol. 3)

Cow Cow Davenport
- Back In The Alley
Bert M. Mays
- Michigan River Blues
Joe Dean
- I'm So Glad I'm Twenty-One Years Old Today
Lee Green
- Memphis Fives
Jim Clarke
- Fat Fanny Stomp
Cow Cow Davenport
- Cow Cow Blues
Romeo Nelson
- Gettin' Dirty Just Shakin' That Thing
Dan Stewart
- New Orleans Blues

Lil Johnson
- House Rent Scuffle
Montana Taylor
- Detroit Rocks
Tampa Red
- Black Hearted Blues
Pinetop Smith
- Jump Steady Blues
Joe Dean
- Mexico Bound Blues
Romeo Nelson
- Head Rag Hop
Cow Cow Davenport
- Texas Shout
Montana Taylor & The Jazoo Boys
- Whoop And Holler Stomp

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett





Magpie PY 4403

Magpie PYCD 03

4404
(1977)
The Thomas Family 1925-1929
'give it to me good, Mr. Hersal' (The Piano Blues Vol. 4)

Hociel Thomas
- Worried Down With The Blues
- Fish Tail Dance
Sippie Wallace
- Murder's Gonna Be My Crime
George Thams
- Fast Stuff Blues
- Don't Kill Him In Here
Moanin' Bernice Edwards
- High Powered Mama
- Born To Die
- South Bound Blues

Moanin' Bernice Edwards
- Long Tall Mama
- Mean Man Blues
- Jack Of All Trades
- Moaning Blues
- Hard Hustling
- Low Down Dirty Shame
Hersal Thomas
- Suitcase Blues
- Hersal Blues

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Paul Oliver



Magpie PY 4404
4405
(1977)
Postscript 1927-1935
'hot box is on my mind' ( The Piano Blues Vol. 5)

Little Brother Montgomery
- Frisco Hi-Ball
Turner Parrish
- Trenches
Roosevelt Sykes
- 44 Blues
Mozelle Alderson
- Tight Whoopee
Sammy Brown
- Jockey Blues
Speckled Red
- Wilkins Street Stomp
Jame Robinson
- Humming Blues
Rufus & Ben Quillian
- Holy Roll

Cow Cow Davenport
- Atlanta Rag
Pinetop & Lindberg
- 4-11-44
Lonnie Clark
- Down In Tennessee
Skip James
- If You Haven't Any Hay
Charlie Spand
- Soon This Morning No 2
Herve Duerson
- Avenue Strut
Stump Johnson
- Bound To Be A Monkey
Kingfish Bill Tomlin
- Hot Box

notes by Francis Smith,
Bob Hall & Richard Noblett







Magpie PY 4405
4406
(1978)
Walter Roland 1933-1935
'take your big legs off' (The Piano Blues Vol. 6)

Jolly Jives
- Piano Stomp
- Jookit Jookit
- Watcha Gonna Do
- Hungry Man's Scuffle
Walter Roland
- Early This Morning
- Back Door
- Big Mama
- Red Cross Blues

Walter Roland
- House Lady
- Every Morning
- Collector Man
- Bad Dream
Lucille Bogan
- Changed Way
- B.D. Woman's Blues
- Down In Bougie Alley
- Stew Meat Blues

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4406
4407
(1978)
Leroy Carr 1930-1935
'don't cry when I'm gone' (The Piano Blues Vol. 7)

Leroy Carr
- Ain't It A Shame
- Just A Rag
- Alabama Women Blues
- New How Long
- Four Day Rider
- Rocks In My Bed
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Going Back Home

Leroy Carr
- Big Four Blues
Carr & Blackwell
- Barrel House Woman No. 2
- Good Woman Blues
- George Street
- Make A Change
- Don't Start No Stuff
- Take A Walk
- It's Too Short

Leroy Carr discography

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4407

= Magpie PYCD 07

4408
(1978)
Texas Seaport 1934-1937
'stomp the grinder down' (The Piano Blues Vol. 8)

Rob Cooper
- West Dallas Drag
- West Dallas Drag No. 2
Andy Boy
- Too Late
- Evil Blues
- House Raid
- Yellow Gal
- Church Street
- Lonesome

Joe Pullum
- Careful Drivin' Mama
- Blues With Class
- Cows, See That Train
- Rack It Back
- Mississippi Flood
- McKinney Street Stomp
Walter Washington
- West Dallas Woman
- Ice Pick Mama

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Paul Oliver

Magpie PY 4408
4409
(1979)
Lofton / Noble 1935-1936
'what's the use of getting sober' (The Piano Blues Vol. 9)

Cripple Clarence Lofton
- Brown Skin Girls
- Tore Your Playhouse Down
- Monkey Man
- Strut That Thing
Red Nelson / Lofton
- Crying Mother
- Soldiers Get Their Bonus
- Sweetest Thing Born
- Streamline Train

George Noble
- If You Lose Your Gal
- T.B. Blues
- On My Death-Bed
- Sissy Man
- New Milk Cow
- Bed Springs
- Dozing
- Seminole

Cripple Clarence Lofton discography

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4409
4410
(1979)
Territory Blues 1934-1941
'that's where I was born' (The Piano Blues Vol. 10)

Mississippi Jook Band
- Hittin' The Bottle Stomp
- Barbecue Bust
- Sloppy Whippy
- Dangerous Woman
Big Boy Knox
- Texas Blues
- Poor Man
Curtis Henry
- G-Man Blues
- County Jail

Peanut The Kidnapper
- Silver Spade
- Eight Avenue Blues
Jazzbo Tommy
- Blaze Face Cow
Frank Tannehill
- Rolling Stone
Rhinehart & Stubblefield
- T.P.N. Moaner
Blind Mack
- Keep Your Woman Home: Dusky Dailey
- Flying Crow
Alfoncy Harris
- South Land Blues

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4410
4411
(1979)
Texas Santa Fe 1934-1937
'there's a train leavin' Houston' (The Piano Blues Vol. 11)

Son Becky
- Midnight Trouble Blues
Black Boy Shine
- Dog House Blues
Black Ivory King
- Working For The PWA
Pinetop Burks
- Fannie Mae Blues
Alfoncy Harris
- Absent Freight Train Blues
Pinetop Burks
- Aggravatin' Mama Blues
Sony Becky
- Sweet Woman Blues
Bernice Edwards, Black Boy Shine & Howling Smith
- Hot Mattress Stomp

Pinetop Burks
- Mountain Jack Blues
Black Boy Shine
- Brown House Blues
Bernice Edwards
- Butcher Shop Blue
Pinetop Burks
- Jack Of All Trades Blues
Black Ivory King
- Gingham Dress
Son Becky
- Cryin' Shame Blues
Black Boy Shine
- Sail On Little Girl No. 3
Pinetop Burks
- Sun Down Blues

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Paul Oliver



Magpie PY 4411
4412
(1979)
Big Four 1933-1941
'will satisfy your mind' (The Piano Blues Vol. 12)

Little Brother
- Farrish Street Jive
- Vicksburg Blues - part 3
- Shreveport Farewell
- Louisiana Blues - part 2
Walter Davis
- Big Jack Engine
- I Can Tell
- Sweet Sixteen
- Frisco Blues

Roosevelt Sykes
- Big Legs Ida
- Low As A Toad
- Let Me Hang My Stocking
Stingback James
- Bad Luck Ever Change?
- New Red Cross
- Snake Hip Blues
- See For Yourself
- Poor Coal Loader

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4412
4413
(1980)
Central Highway 1933-1941
'pull up your dress, babe' (The Piano Blues Vol. 13)

Georgia White
- The Blues Ain't Nothin'
- Territory Blues
Lee Green
- The Way I Feel
Monkey Joe
- New York Central
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Shack Bully Stomp
Stump Johnson
- Don't Give My Lard Away
Eddie Morgan
- Rock House Blues
Pine Top
- Every Day I Have The Blues

Pine Top
- Tell Her About Me
Dot Rice
- Texas Stomp
Honey Hill
- Boogie Woogie
Tampa Red
- Stormy Sea
Eddie Miller
- Whoopie
Memphis Minnie
- Joe Louis Strut
"Freddie" Shayne
- Lonesome Man
Pigmeat Terry
- Black Sheep

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett



Magpie PY 4413
4414
(1980)
The Accompanist 1933-1941
'play it for me' (The Piano Blues Vol. 14)

Bumblebee Slim
- New Bricks In My Pillow
- New Orleans Stop Time
- Any Time A Night
- Rough Treatment
- When Somebody Loses
Johnson & Trowbridge
- Steady Grindin'
Lil Johnson
- I Lost My Baby
- Keep On Knocking

Carl Rafferty
- Dresser With The Drawers
Bill Gaither
- Georgia Woman Stomp
Charlie McFadden
- Times Are So Tight
Johnny Temple
- What Is That She Got
Mary Johnson
- Deceitful Woman
Blind Squire Turner
- Pitty Pat
Trowbridge
- Bad Luck Blues
Kansas City Kitty
- Christmas Mornin'

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett



Magpie PY 4414
4415
(1980)
Dallas 1927-1929
'Elm Street's paved in brass' (The Piano Blues Vol. 15)

Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson - Elm Street Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - Heart Wrecked Blues
Johnson & Roberts - Frisco Blues
Texas Bill Day - Goin' Back To My Baby
Hattie Hudson - Doggone My Good Luck Soul
Johnson & Adams - Sun Beam Blues

Whistlin' Alex Moore - Blue Bloomer Blues
Texas Bill Day - Good Mornin' Blues

Whistlin' Alex Moore - They May Not Be My Toes
Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson - Billiken's Weary Blues
Johnson & Roberts - Wild Jack Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - West Texas Woman
Bobbie Cadillac - Carbolic Acid Blues
Texas Bill Day - Burn The Trestle Down
Johnson & Adams - Interurban Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - Ice Pick Blues

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Paul Oliver



Magpie PY 4415 (UK 1980)

(=) Magpie PYCD 15
(UK 1992)

4416
(1981)
Charlie Spand 1929-1931
'soon this morning' (The Piano Blues Vol. 16)

- Soon This Morning
- Thirsty Woman
- Got To Have My Sweetbread
- Evil Woman Spell
- Good Gal
- Got Good Stuff
- Room Rent Blues
- Ain't Gonna Stand For That

- Back To The Woods
- Dreamin' The Blues
- Georgia Mule
- Big Fat Mama
- Mistreatment Blues
- Levee Camp Man
- Fetch Your Water
- Hard Times Blues

Charlie Spand discography

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett



Magpie PY 4416
4417
(1982)
Paramount Vol. 2 1927-1932
'raised in the alley' (The Piano Blues Vol. 17)

Jabo Williams
- Pratt City Blues
Henry Brown
- Eastern Chimes Blues
Freddie Brown
- Raised In The Alley Blues
Skip James
- 22-20 Blues
Raymond Barrow
- Walking Blues
Charley Taylor
- Heavy Suitcase Blues
Barrel House Welch
- Dying Pickpocket Blues
Louise Johnson
- Long Way From Home

Louise Johnson
- On The Wall
Charley Taylor
- Louisiana Bound
Barrel House Welch
- Larceny Woman Blues
Meade Lux Lewis
- Honky Tonk Train Blues
Will Ezell
- Playing The Dozen
Freddie Brown
- Whip It To A Jelly
Henry Brown
- Deep Morgan Blues
Jabo Williams
- Jabo Blues

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett
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Magpie PY 4417
4418
(1983)
Roosevelt Sykes / Lee Green 1929-1930
'the way I feel' (The Piano Blues Vol. 18)

Roosevelt Sykes
- Roosevelt's Blues
- Ten And Four Blues
- Henry Ford Blues
- Poor Boy Blues
- All My Money Gone
- Home Of Your Own
- Lost All I Had
- The Way I Feel

Lee Green
- Railroad Blues
- Number 44 Blues
- If I Get Drunk
- Dud-Low Joe
- All My Money Gone
- Death Bell Blues
- The Way I Feel
- Maltese Cat Blues

Roosevelt Sykes discography

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett







Magpie PY 4418
4419
(1984)
Barrelhouse Women 1925-1933
'play it for your mama' (The Piano Blues Vol. 19)

Davenport & Smith
- State Street Jive
Doretha Trowbridge
- Slavin' Mama Blues
Margaret Thornton
- Texas Bound Blues
Elzadie Robinson
- St. Louis Cyclone
- The Santa Claus Crave
Mary Johnson
- Mean Black Man Blues
- Black Men Blues
- Morning Sun Blues

Lucille Bogan
- Coffee Grindin' Blues
Margaret Whitmire
- That Thing
Ida May Mack
- Good-bye Rider
Lillian Miller
- Kitchen Blues
Alderson & Beck
- State Street Special
Evelyn Brickey
- Down In The Valley Blues
Elizabeth Washington
- Riot Call Blues
Lil Johnson
- Never Miss Your Jelly

foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PY 4419
4420
(1984)
Barrelhouse Years 1928-1933
'some piano player, I'll tell you that' (The Piano Blues Vol. 20)

Pine Top Smith
- Pine Top's Boogie Woogie (-B)
- Pine Top Blues (-B)
Pinetop & Lindberg
- Down On The Levee
- Louisiana Bound
- East Chicago Blues
Speckled Red
- The Right String
- The Dirty Dozen - no. 2
'Boodle It' Wiggins
- Evil Woman Blues

Turner Parrish
- Fives
Lonnie Clark
- Broke Down Engine
Davenport
- Slum Gullion Stomp
'Montana' Taylor
- Indiana Avenue Stomp
'Jabo' Williams
- Fat Mama Blues
Henry Brown
- Blind Boy Blues
Bert M. Mays
- You Can't Come In
Davenport & Smith
- Alabama Strut

mastered by John R. T. Davies
foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall







Magpie PY 4420
4421
(1984)
Unissued Boogie 1938-1945
'jump for joy' (The Piano Blues Vol. 21)

Meade Lux Lewis
- Honky Tonk Train Blues
Albert Ammons
- Pine Top's Boogie Woogie
Meade Lux Lewis
- Yancey Special
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
- Low Down Dog
Albert Ammons
- Boogie Woogie Stomp
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis
- Jumpin' Blues

Meade Lux Lewis
- Honky Tonk Train Blues
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis
Double Up Blues
Joe Turner & Meade Lux Lewis
- Roll 'em
Meade Lux Lewis
- Boogie Woogie
Joe Turner & Meade Lux Lewis
- Low Down Dog
Albert Ammons
- Suitcase Blues

mastering: Ron Geesin
foreword by Francis Smith
notes by Bob Hall







Magpie PY 4421
4451
(1987)
Little Brother Montgomery: These Are What I Like
Unissued Recordings Vol. 1

- Mr. Freddie Blues
- Railroad Blues
- Old Louisiana Blues
- Trembling Blues
- I Ain't No Bulldog
- Trumpets Farm Blues
- Farish Street Jive

- Pinetop's Boogie
- The Fives
- No Special Rider Blues
- Cow Cow Blues
- Four O'Clock Blues
- Up The Country
- Suitcase Blues

rec. June 26/27 and August 26/27, 1960 in Sussex, England by Francis Wilford Smith
mastered by John R. T. Davies
photography by Mrs. Janet Montgomery

Little Brother Montgomery discography

foreword by
Francis Wilford Smith
notes by Bob Hall







Magpie PY 4451

= Magpie PYCD 04

4452
(1989)
Little Brother Montgomery: Those I Liked I Learned
Unissued Recordings Vol. 2

- Wang Wang Blues
- Prescription For The Blues
- Caldonia No. 1 and No. 2
- Kansas City Kitty
- Careless Love
- Ain't Nobody's Business
- You Shall

- Do Right Mama
- Black Snake Blues
- Golf Coast Blues
- Lonesome Mama Blues
- The Cooter Crawl
- Hesitation Blues
- Lonesome Road Blues
- Trouble In Mind

rec. 1960 by Francis Wilford Smith
mastered by John R. T. Davies
photography by Mrs. Janet Montgomery

Little Brother Montgomery discography

foreword by
Francis Wilford Smith
notes by Paul Oliver







Magpie PY 4452

= Magpie PYCD 05

 
CD series
 
01
(1990)
Paramount Vol. 1   1928-1932
The Piano Blues series

Charlie Spand - Moanin' The Blues
Blind Leroy Garnett - Chain 'Em Down
Little Brother - No Special Rider
Wesley Wallace - Fanny Lee Blues
Louise Johnson - By The Moon And Stars
Will Ezell - Pitchin' Boogie
Blind Leroy Garnett - Louisiana Glide
Blind Blake / Charlie Spand - Hastings St.
Skip James - If You Haven't Any Hay
'Jabo' Williams - Fat Mama Blues
'Boodle It' Wiggins - Evil Woman Blues
Pinetop & Lindberg - Down On The Levee
Charles Avery - Dearborn St. Breakdown
Charlie Spand - Mississippi Blues
Will Ezell - Heifer Dust
Little Brother - Vicksburg Blues
Wesley Wallace - No. 29
James Wiggins - Forty-Four Blues
Henry Brown - Henry Brown Blues
Louise Johnson - All Night Long Blues

Magpie PY 4401
+ four tracks from
Magpie PY 4420

notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett





Magpie PYCD 01

03
(1990)
Vocalion 1928-1930
The Piano Blues series

- Back In The Alley - Cow Cow Davenport
- Michigan River Blues - Bert M. Mays
- I'm So Glad I'm 21 Years Old Today - Joe Dean
- Memphis Fives - Lee Green
- Fat Fanny Stomp - Jim Clarke
- Cow Cow Blues - Cow Cow Davenport
- Gettin' Dirty Just Shakin' That Thing - Romeo Nelson
- New Orleans Blues - Dan Stewart
- Pine Top's Boogie Woogie - Pine Top Smith
- You Can't Come In - Bert M. Mays
- Indiana Avenue Stomp - Montana Taylor
- Slum Gullion Stomp - Cow Cow Davenport
- Pine Top Blues - Pine Top Smith
- Detroit Rocks - Montana Taylor
- Black Hearted Blues - Tampa Red
- Jump Steady Blues - Pine Top Smith
- Mexico Bound Blues - Joe Dean
- Head Rag Hop - Romeo Nelson
- Texas Shout - Cow Cow Davenport
- Whoop And Holler Stomp - Montana Taylor & The Jazoo Boys

Magpie PY 4403




Magpie PYCD 03

04


Magpie PYCD 04
never released
05
(199?)
Paramount Vol. 2   1927-1932
The Piano Blues series

Jabo Williams - Pratt City Blues
Henry Brown - Eastern Chimes Blues
Freddie Brown - Raised In The Alley Blues
Skip James - 22-20 Blues
Raymond Barrow - Walking Blues
Charley Taylor - Heavy Suitcase Blues
Barrel House Welch - Dying Pickpocket Blues
Louise Johnson - Long Way From Home
Louise Johnson - On The Wall
Charley Taylor - Louisiana Bound
Barrel House Welch - Larceny Woman Blues
Meade Lux Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues
Will Ezell - Playing The Dozen
Freddie Brown - Whip It To A Jelly
Henry Brown - Deep Morgan Blues
Jabo Williams - Jabo Blues
+ 4 add'l tracks

Magpie PY 4417
+ four tracks from
Magpie PY 44??


Magpie PYCD 05

07
(1992)
Leroy Carr 1930-1935
The Piano Blues series

- Barrel House Woman No- 2
- Good Woman Blues
- Ain't It A Shame
- George Street Blues
- Just A Rag
- Alabama Woman Blues
- I Believe I'll Make A Change
- Don't Start No Stuff
- You Left Me Crying
- Suicide Blues
- How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
- Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
- Take A Walk Around The Corner
- New How Long How Long Blues - part 2
- Four Day Rider
- Rocks In My Bed
- Sloppy Drunk Blues
- Going Back Home
- Big Four Blues
- It's Too Short

Leroy Carr discography

Magpie PY 4407

notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PYCD 07

15
(1992)
Dallas 1927-1929
The Piano Blues series

Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson - Elm Street Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - Heart Wrecked Blues
Johnson & Roberts - Frisco Blues
Texas Bill Day - Goin' Back To My Baby
Hattie Hudson - Doggone My Good Luck Soul
Johnson & Adams - Sun Beam Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - Blue Bloomer Blues
Bessie Tucker - Penitentiary [Magpie 1815]
Bessie Tucker - The Dummy [Magpie 1815]
Texas Bill Day - Good Mornin' Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - They May Not Be My Toes
Ida Mae Mack - When You Lose Your Daddy [Magpie 1815]
Ida Mae Mack - Elm Street Blues [Magpie 1815]
Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson - Billiken's Weary Blues
Johnson & Roberts - Wild Jack Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - West Texas Woman
Bobbie Cadillac - Carbolic Acid Blues
Texas Bill Day - Burn The Trestle Down
Johnson & Adams - Interurban Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore - Ice Pick Blues

Magpie PYCD 15

Magpie PY 4415
+ four tracks from
Magpie PY 1815

notes by Paul Oliver



Magpie PYCD 15

17
(1992)
Leroy Carr Vol. 2   1929-1935
The Piano Blues series

- Straight Alki Blues - part 1
- Straight Alki Blues - part 2
- Gettin' All Wet
- Papa's On The House Top
- Carried Water For The Elephant
- Low Down Dog Blues
- Papa's Got Your Water On
- Gone Mother Blues
- Midnight Hour Blues
- Blues Before Sunrise
- Court Room Blues
- Mean Mistreater Mama
- Blue Night Blues
- Barrel House Woman
- Florida Bound Blues
- Tight Time Blues
- Bread Baker
- When The Sun Goes Down

Leroy Carr discography

notes by Bob Hall
and Richard Noblett

Magpie PYCD 17
21
(1994)
Boogie Woogie Boys   1938 - 1944

Meade Lux Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues
Albert Ammons - Pine Top's Boogie Woogie
Meade Lux Lewis - Yancey Special
Pete Johnson - Low Down Dog
Albert Ammons - Boogie-Woogie Stomp
Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson & Meade Lux Lewis - Jumpin' Blues
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis - Double-Up Blues
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson
- Boogie Woogie Man (tk 1)
- Boogie Woogie Man (tk 2)
- Barrel House Boogie
- Cuttin' The Boogie
- Foot Pedal Boogie
- Walkin' The Boogie
- Sixth Avenue Express
- Pine Creek
- Movin' The Boogie
- Boogie Woogie Prayer
- Foot Pedal Boogie
- Jumpin' The Boogie
- Cuttin' The Boogie
- St.Louis Blues
- Lady Be Good
- The Sheik Of Araby
- Pistol Packin' Mama
- Rumboogie
- Boogie Woogie Man


Magpie PYCD 21
22
(199?)
Piano Boogie Woogie & The Blues   1943 - 1946

Gene Rodgers - G.R. Boogie
Deryck Sampson - Blues Boogie
Beverly White - If Things Don't Get Better
Deryck Sampson - Boogie Express
Billie Hayes - You Ain't Had No Blues
Deryck Sampson - Boogie In "C"
Jack Dupree - I'm A Doctor For Women
Deryck Sampson - Hen House Boogie
Gene Rodgers - G.R. Blues
Gene Rodgers - Rhapsody Boogie
Jack Dupree - Lover's Lane
Deryck Sampson - Basin Street Boogie
Deryck Sampson - Kansas City Boogie Woogie
Beverly White - Don't Stop Now
Deryck Sampson - Canal Street Boogie Woogie
Deryck Sampson - Boogie Serenade
Gene Rodgers - G.R. Blues (alt tk)
Bille Hayes - Man Shortage Blues
Deryck Sampson - Table Top Boogie
Deryck Sampson - Hen House Boogie
Jack Dupree - She Makes Good Jelly
Gene Rodgers - G.R. Boogie (alt tk)


Magpie PYCD 22
53
(1992)
Champion Jack Dupree: New Orleans Barrelhouse
Piano Blues 1960

- Gravier Street Blues
- Workhouse Blues
- Louise Blues
- Doctor Special
- My Cabin Inn
- Slippin' In After Midnight
- By My Mother's Bedside
- Mean Old Frisco
- Daybreak Blues
- Nagging Woman Blues
- London Special
- Ici Mo-Mo
- Come Back Baby
- Tee-Na-Na
- Sometimes I Feel Troubled
- Number Nine Blues
- Wig-Headed Woman
- Pearl Harbour Blues
- Low Down Dog

Champion Jack Dupree discography

booklet by Bob Hall

Magpie PYCD 53


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