Milestone Records label; click to enlarge !
Milestone Records
discography
(emphasis on blues)
This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

#
year of
release
titlenotes
 
1000 series (Jazz mono)

Milestone Records Listing

 

 
2000 series
 
2001
(1966)
The Immortal Ma Rainey
First of the Great Blues Singers

- Jealous Hearted Blues
- Cell Bound Blues
- Army Camp Harmony Blues
- Explainin' The Blues
- Night Time Blues
- 'Fore Day Honry Scat

- Rough And Tumble Blues
- Memphis Bound Blues
- Slave To The Blues
- Bessemer Bound Blues
- Slow Driving Moan
- Gone Daddy Blues
notes by Orrin Keepnews

Milestone MLP 2001
2002
(1966)
The Immortal Johnny Dodds

- Rampart Street Blues
- Don't Shake It No More
- Too Sweet For Words
- Jackass Blues
- Frog Tongue Stomp
- C.C. Pill Blues

- Oriental Man
- Steal Away
- Oh Daddy
- Lonesome Blues
- Long Distance Blues
- Messin' Around no. 2

Milestone MLP 2002
2003
(1966?)
The Immortal Jelly Roll Morton

- Froggy Moore
- 35th Street Blues
- Mamanita
- London Blues
- Wolverine Blues
- My Gal

- Big Fat Ham
- Muddy Water Blues
- Mr. Jelly Lord
- Fish Tail Blues
- ...

Milestone MLP 2003
2004
(1967)
The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson

- Lemon's Worried Blues
- Prison Cell Blues
- Hangman's Blues
- Lock Step Blues
- Piney Woods Money Mama
- Low Down Mojo Blues

- Rabbit Foot Blues
- Match Box Blues
- Easy Rider Blues
- Bootin' Me 'Bout
- Black Horse Blues
- Corinna Blues

Milestone MLP 2004


= CBS 63738 (UK)

2005
(19??)
The Immortal Fletcher Henderson

- Chime Blues (piano solo)
- Gulf Coast Blues
- My Sweetie Went Away
- Why Couldn't It Be Poor Little Me
- Alabamy Bound
- Off To Buffalo
- Rough House Blues
- ...

Milestone MLP 2005
2006
(1968?)
The Immortal King Oliver

- King Porter Stomp
- Tom Cat Blues
- Mabels Dream
- Mabels Dream 2
- Southern Stomps 1
- Southern Stomps 2
- Riverside Blues

- Bozo
- I'm Gonna Take My Bimbo Back
- Speakeasy
- Death Sting Me Blues
- Mistreatin' Blues
- Mean Tight Mama
notes by Martin Williams

Milestone MLP 2006

= CBS 63806 (UK)

2007
(1968?)
Blind Lemon Jefferson   Volume Two

- Jack O' Diamonds
- Chock House Blues
- Shuckin' Sugar Blues
- Bad Luck Blues
- Broke And Hungry
- Rising High Water Blues

- Teddy Bear Blues
- Lonesome House Blues
- Sunshine Special
- Mean Jumper Blues
- Balky Mule Blues
- Change My Luck Blues
notes by Ralph J. Gleason









Milestone MLP 2007
2008
(1969?)
Ma Rainey: Blame It On The Blues

- Chain Gang Blues
- Wringing and Twisting Blues
- Dead Drunk Blues
- Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
- New Boweavil Blues
- Moonshine Blues
- Deep Moanin' Blues
- Daddy Goodbye Blues
- Tough Luck Blues
- Blame It on the Blues
- Sweet Rough Man
- Black Eye Blues

Milestone MLP 2008
2009
(1969?)
Boogie Woogie Rarities 1927-1932

Meade Lux Lewis
- Honky Tonk Train Blues [original version]
- Molasses Sopper Blues [accompanying George Hannah]
Wesley Wallace
- Number 29
Blind Leroy Garnet
- Chain 'em Down
Cripple Clarence Lofton
- On The Wall [accompanying Louise Johnson]
Will Ezell
- Playing The Dozens
- Just Can't Stay Here

Charlie Spand
- Hastings Street [with Blind Blake]
- Levee Camp Man
Jabo Williams
- Jab Blues
Cow Cow Davenport
- Chimes Blues
- New Cow Cow Blues [with B.T. Wingfield]
Henry Brown
- Deep Morgan
Charles Avery
- Dearborn Street Breakdown
notes by Mait Edey

Milestone MLP 2009
2010
(1969?)
Louis Armstrong: An Early Portrait

Ma Rainey accompanied by Louis Armstrong (tp) Charlie Green (tb) Buster Bailey (cl) Fletcher Henderson (p) Charlie Dexon (bj)
- See See Rider Blues
- Jelly Bean Blues
- Countin' The Blues
Red Onion Jazz Babies Louis Armstrong (tp) Aaron Thompson (tb) Buster Bailey( sop) Lil Armstrong (p) Buddy Christian (bj)
- Texas Moaner Blues
- Of All The Wrongs You've Done To Me
- Terrible Blues
- Santa Claus Blues
Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra Buster Bailey, Don Redman, Coleman Hawkins (reeds) Henderson (p) Charlie Dixon (bj) Ralph Escudero (tu) Kaiser Marshall (d)
- Everybody Loves My Baby
Red Onion Jazz Babies Louis Armstrong (tp) Charlie Irvis (tb) Sidney Bechet (sop) Lil Armstrong (p) Buddy Christian (bj)
- Nobody Know The Way I Feel This Morning
- Early Every Morn
- Cake Walking Babies From Home
Trixie Smith accompanied by Louis Armstrong (tp) Charlie Green (tb) Buster Bailey (cl) Fletcher Henderson (p) Charlie Dexon (bj)
- Mining Camp Blues
- The World's Half Crazy And So Am I
- Railroad Blues

Milestone MLP 2010
2011
(1970?)
Johnny Dodds: Chicago Mess Around

- Ape Man
- Your Folks
- Southbound Rag
- Loveless Love
- 19th Street Blues
- Bohunkus Blues
- Buddy Burton's Blues

- Gallion Stomp
- Chicago Mess Around
- Merry Makers' Twine
- In The Alley
- Sock That Thing
- There'll Come A Day
- Salty Dog

Milestone MLP 2011
2012
(1970?)
Earl Hines: A Monday Date: 1928

- A Monday Date
- Chicago High Life
- Stowaway
- Chimes In Blues
- Dear Old Southland
- Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
- Panther Rag
- Just Too Soon
- Blues In Thirds
- Off Time Blues
- Isabel
- For The Last Time Call Me Sweetheart
- Congaine

Milestone MLP 2012
2013
(1970/71?)
Blind Lemon Jefferson: Black Snake Moan
A third Milestone collection of the classic country blues of the legendary singer/guitarist

- That Black Snake Moan
- Stocking Feet Blues
- Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
- Long Lastin' Lovin'
- Tin Cup Blues
- That Black Snake Moan No.2

- Mosquito Moan
- Southern Woman Blues
- Baker Shop Blues
- Pneumonia Blues
- Long Distance Moan
- That Growling Baby Blues
notes by John Hammond



Milestone MLP 2013
2014
(1970/71?)
Freddie Keppard / Tommy Ladnier: New Orleans Horns

Freddie Kepards Jazz Cardinals
- Stockyard Strut
- Salty Dog
- Salty Dog
Jaspar Taylor & His State Street Boys
- Stomp Time Blues
- It Must Be The Blues
???
- ???
notes by Martin Williams

Milestone MLP 2014

= Milestone HBS6156
(It 1987)

2015
(1970/71?)
Ida Cox: Blues Ain't Nothing Else But ...

- I've Got The Blues For Rampart Street
- Chattanooga Blues
- Chicago Monkey Man Blues
- Blues Ain't Nothin' Else But
- How Can I Miss You When I've Got Dead Aim
- I Ain't Got Nobody
- One Time Woman Blues

- How Long Daddy (with Papa Charlie Jackson)
- Pleading Blues
- Seven Day Blues
- Cold And Blue
- Booze Crazy Man Blues
- Broadcasting Blues
- Fogyism
notes by Chris Albertson

Milestone MLP 2015

= Milestone HBS 8016 (It)

2016
(1970/71?)
The Blues Tradition
Notable Performances by Early Bluesmen (1927-1932)

Big Bill Broonzy
- Big Bill Blues
- Mr. Conductor Man
King Solomon Hill
- The Gone Dead Train
- Tell Me, Baby
Bumble Bee Slim
- No Woman, No Nickel
- Chain Gang Bound
Willie Brown
- M & O Blues
- Future Blues

Blind Roosevelt Graves
- Staggerin' Blues
- Low Down Woman
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Peach Orchard Mama
- Oil Well Blues
Bobby Grant
- Nappy Head Blues
- Lonesome Atlanta Blues
Buddy Boy Hawkins
- Shaggy Dog Blues
- Jailhouse Fire Blues

"Reissued by special arrangement with John Steiner"; cover illustration [Sam Collins!] courtesy John Steiner; prod. by Orrin Keepnews
notes by Michael Cuscuna







Milestone MLP 2016
2017
(1970/71?)
Ma Rainey: Down In The Basement

- Mountain Jack Blues
- Broken Hearted Blues
- Down In The Basement
- Trust No Man
- Morning Hour Blues
- Blues Oh Blues
- Oh Papa Blues

- Black Cat Hoot Owl Blues
- Hear Me Talking To You
- Prove It On Me Blues
- Victim Of The Blues
- Sleep Talking Blues
- Runaway Blues
- Leaving This Morning

Milestone MLP 2017
2018
(1971)
Pitchin' Boogie
A Second Collection of Boogie Woogie Piano Rarities

Meade Lux Lewis
- Freakish Blues (George Hannah, voc)
Jimmy Blythe
- Chicago Stomps
- Armour Avenue Struggle
- Mr. Freddie Blues
- Sunshine Special (Sodarisa Miller, voc)
Roosevelt Sykes
- Honey Dripper Blues
Cripple Clarence Lofton
- By The Moon & Stars (Edith Johnson, voc)

Jimmy Blythe & W.E. "Buddy" Burton
- Block And Tackle
Cripple Clarence Lofton [unknown]
- Long Ways From Home (Louise Johnson, voc)
Will Ezell
- Heifer Dust
- Barrel House Man
- Pitchin' Boogie
- Barrel House Women
Bob Call
- Evil Woman Blues
notes by Martin Williams

Milestone MLP 2018
 
3000 series
 
3001
(1964)
Big Joe Williams: Classic Delta Blues

- Rollin' and Tumblin'
- Hellhound On My Trail
- Bird's Nest Bound
- Crossroads Blues
- Special Rider
- Pony Blues

- Pea Vine Special
- Walking Blues
- Dirt Road Blues
- Banty Rooster Blues
- Terraplane Blues
- Jinx Blues
rec. July 29 & September 26, 1964 in Chicago, IL by Norman Dayron; Big Joe Williams, voc, g; prod. by Pete Welding

Big Joe Williams discography

notes by Pete Welding
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CBS 63813 (UK)

notes by Pete Welding
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= Milestone MLP 3001
(US 1966)

notes by Pete Welding
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click to enlarge !
= Milestone C 062-94327
(Fr 1973)

= Bellaphon 40108 (197?)


= OBCCD-545-2 (1991)

3002
(1966)
Ramblin' On My Mind
Classic Train and Travel Blues

Johnny Young with Little Walter Jacobs, Jimmy Walker
- Hear That Whistle Blow
Carl Hodges
- Standing At The Greyhound Station
Leroy 'Country' Dallas
- She Caught The M&O
Jimmy Brewer
- Pea Vine Whistle   @ youtube
Honeyboy Edwards
- Highway 61
Big Joe Williams
- Ramblin' On My Mind

Blind Connie Williams
- Key To The Highway
Dr. Isaiah Ross
- Hobo Blues
John Lee Granderson
- My Home Ain't Here
Bill Jackson
- Freight Train Blues
Elijah Brown
- Cryin' Won't Make Me Stay
W. B. 'Piano Bill' Bryson
- Mean Old Train

rec. 1963/1964 by Pete Welding and Norman Dayron; prod. by Pete Welding
cover photograph by Walker Evans

notes by Pete Welding













Milestone MLP-3002
Milestone MSP-93002
3003
(1967)
Long Way From Home
The Blues Of Fred McDowell


- The Train I Ride
- Poor Boy Long Way From Home
- Milk Cow Blues
- John Henry
- Gravel Road Blues
- Millionaire's Daughter Blues
- Big Fat Mama
- You Drove Me From Your Door
- Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On

rec. Nov. 12, 1966 at University of California by Pete Welding

notes by Pete Welding

Milestone MLP 3003

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= Milestone MSP 93003
= CBS 63735 (UK 1969)

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= OBC CD 535

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3004
(1968?)
1969?
Driftin' Slim & His Blues Band
Somebody Hoo-Doo'd The Hoo-Doo Man


- Jackson Blues #
- How Many More Years? *
- Hoo-Doo Man Blues #
- Mama Blues *
- Standing Around Crying
- Give an Account #
- Jack O'Diamonds *

- My Little Machine *
- Mama Don't Tear My Clothes #
- This World Is None Of My Home *
- A Drip Of Snuff And A Narrow Escape *
- Till I Got Sixteen *
- Christine Blues #
- Jonah *
- I'm Hunting Somebody *

produced by Pete Welding
# rec. June 26, 1967 by Bruce and Mike Bromberg; Driftin' Slim, voc, hca; Jack Wall, el. g; Ike Parker, el. b; Guy Jones, dr
* rec. Dec. 3, 1966 and Jan. 7, 1967 at the Center for Comparitative Study of Folklore and Mythology, University of California, Los Angeles by Pete Welding with the assistance of Bruce Bromberg and Frank Scott; Driftin' Slim, voc, g, hca, dr

notes by Pete Welding

Milestone MLP 3004




= Milestone MSP 93004


= OBC 590 (1999)

 
9000 series (Jazz stereo)

Milestone Records Listing

 

 
47000 series
 
 
47001 - 47016 Jazz compilations
 
47017
(197?)
Louis Armstrong and King Oliver

King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
- Just Gone
- Canal Street Blues
- Mandy Lee Blues
- I'm Going Away To Wear You Off My Mind
- Chimes Blues
- Weather Bird Rag
- Dipper Mouth Blues
- Froggie Moore
- Snake Rag
- Alligator Hop
- Zulu's Ball
- Working Man Blues
- Krooked Blues
- Southern Stomp
- Mabel's Dream
- Riverside Blues
King Oliver / Jelly Roll Morton
- Tom Cat Blues
- King Porter Stomp
Red Onion Jazz Babies
- Texas Moaner Blues
- Of All The Wrongs You've Done To Me
- Terrible Blues
- Santa Claus Blues
- Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning
- Early Every Morn
- Cake Walking Babies From Home
DLP

Milestone M-47017 (US)


= Milestone MCD-47017
(1992) 25 tracks

47018
(1974)
Jelly Roll Morton 1923/24

Solos
- King Porter
- New Orleans Joys
- Grandpa's Spells
- Kansas City Stomp
- Wolverine Blues
- The Pearls
- Tia Juana
- Shreveport Stomps
- Frog-l-More Rag
- Mamamita
- Jelly Roll Blues
- Big Foot Ham
- Bucktown Blues
- Tom Cat Blues
- Stratford Hunch
- Mamanita
- Thirty-Fifth Street Blues
- London Blues

The Bands
- Muddy Water Blues
- Big Fat Ham
- Mr. Jelly Lord - tk. 3
- Mr. Jelly Lord
- Steady Roll
- Wolverine Blues
- My Gal
- Fish Tail
- High Society
- Weary Blues
- Tiger Rag
DLP

Milestone M-47018

= Milestone HB 6050
(1980)


= Milestone MCD-47018
(1992) 26 tracks

47019
(1974)
Bix Beiderbecke

- Fidgety Feet
- Jazz Me Blues
- Oh Baby
- Copenhagen
- Riverboat Shuffle
- Susie - take 2
- Susie - take 3
- I Need Some Pettin'
- Royal Garden Blues
- Tiger Rag
- Sensation
- Lazy Daddy - take 2
- Lazy Daddy - take 3
- Tia Juana
- Big Boy
- Flock O' Blues
- I'm Glad
- Toddlin' Blues
- Davenport Blues
- When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
- Prince Of Wales
- Steady Roll Blues
- Mobile Blues
- Really A Pain - Chicago Blues
- Hot Mittens
- Buddy's Habits
- Someday Sweetheart
DLP

Milestone M-47019


= Milestone MCD-47019
(1992) 28 tracks

47020
(1974)
New Orleans Rhythm Kings & Jelly Roll Morton

- Eccentric
- Farewell Blues
- Discontented Blues
- Bugle Call Rag
- Panama
- Tiger Rag
- Livery Stable Blues
- Oriental
- Sweet Lovin' Man - take 1
- That's A Plenty - take 2
- Shimmeshawabble
- Weary Blues
- That Da Da Strain
- Wolverine Blues - take 3
- Maple Leaf Rag
- Tin Roof Blues - take 3
- Sobbin' Blues
- Marguerite
- Angry
- Clarinet Marmalade - take 1
- Clarinet Marmalade - take 2
- Mr. Jelly Lord - take 2
- Mr. Jelly Lord - take 4
- London Blues
- Milenberg Joys - take 1
- Milenberg Joys - take 4
- Mad
DLP

Milestone M-47020


= Milestone MCD-47020
(1992) 27 tracks

47021
(1974)
Ma Rainey

- Jealous Hearted Blues *
- See See Rider Blues *
- Jelly Bean Blues *
- Countin' The Blues *
- Slave To The Blues *
- Chain Gang Blues *
- Bessemer Bound Blues *
- Wringin' And Twistin' Blues *
- Mountain Jack Blues *
- Trust No Man *
- Morning Hour Blues *
- Ma Rainey's Black Bottom *
- New Boweavil Blues *
- Black Cat, Hoot Owl Blues *
- Hear Me Talking To You *
- Prove It On Me *
- Victim Of The Blues *
- Sleep Talking Blues *
- Blame It On The Blues *
- Daddy, Goodbye Blues *
- Sweet Rough Man *
- Black Eye Blues *
- Leavin' This Morning *
- Runaway Blues *

* CD tracks

DLP
notes by Dan Morgenstern

Milestone M-47021 (US)


= Milestone MCD-47021
(1992) 24 tracks

47022
(1974)
Blind Lemon Jefferson

- Jack O' Diamonds *
- Chock House Blues *
- Stocking Feet Blues *
- That Black Snake Moan *
- Shuckin' Sugar Blues *
- Rabbit Foot Blues *
- Bad Luck Blues *
- Broke And Hungry *

- Easy Rider Blues *
- Match Box Blues *
- Rising High Water Blues *
- Teddy Bear Blues *
- Lonesome House Blues *
- Sunshine Special *
- Mean Jumper Blues
- Balky Mule Blues


- Change My Luck Blues *
- Prison Cell Blues *
- Piney Woods Money Mama
- Low Down Mojo Blues
- Long Lastin' Lovin'
- Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues *
- Lock Step Blues *
- Hangman's Blues *

- Oil Well Blues
- Prison Cell Blues
- Mosquito Moan *
- Southern Woman Blues *
- Baker Shop Blues *
- Pneumonia Blues *
- Long Distance Moan *
- That Growling Baby Blues *

* CD tracks

DLP
notes by Pete Welding



Milestone M-47022 (US)


= Milestone MCD-47022
(1992) 25 tracks



Will be completed and expanded with further details !!!

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- Görgen Antonsson discographies
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

 

 

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