S A M   M Y E R S; source: back cover of Black Top BT 1032; photographer: Bill Crump
source: back cover of Black Top BT 1032
photographer: Bill Crump

Sammy
Myers
Samuel Joseph Myers
b. February 19, 1936 in Laurel, Mississippi
d. July 17, 2006 in Dallas, Texas

discography

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

Sam Myers 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
   

- Sleeping In The Ground
- My Love Is Here To Stay

rec. 1957 in Jackson, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; g; b; dr
Ace unissued

Westside WESD 240

11957SAMMY MYERS With King Mose Royal Rockers

- Sleeping In The Ground (3405)   @ youtube
- My Love Is Here To Stay (3404)   @ youtube

rec. 1957 in Jackson, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Walter Berry, p; Tommy Lee Thompson, g; Walter Crowley, b; King Mose Taylor, dr



Ace 536
   

- Sleeping In The Ground (alt. tk.)
- My Love Is Here To Stay (alt. tk.)

rec. 1957 in Jackson, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Walter Berry, p; Tommy Lee Thompson, g; Walter Crowley, b; King Mose Taylor, dr
Ace unissued

Westside WESD 240

21959ELMORE JAMES AND HIS BROOMDUSTERS

- Make My Dreams Come True (FL-162-7) #
- Bobby's Rock (FM124) *

# rec. August 1953 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown, ts; Johnny Jones, p; prob Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne, dr
* rec. poss. November 3/4 1959 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown & poss. Boyd Atkins, ts; Johnny Jones, p; Homesick James, b-g; prob Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne or Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography




Fire 1011
31960ELMO JAMES AND HIS BROOMDUSTERS

- The Sky Is Crying (FM 133)
- Held My Baby Last Night (FM 134)

rec. poss. November 3/4 1959 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown & poss. Boyd Atkins, ts; Johnny Jones, p; Homesick James, b-g; prob Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne or Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography


Fire 1016

= Down Home 775/6 (1962/3?)

41960ELMORE JAMES and His Broom Dusters

- Rollin And Tumblin (FM 151)
- I'm Worried (FM-152)

rec. poss. May 23/4, 1960 in New York; Elmore James, voc, g; saxes; prob. Johnny Acey, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; Homesick James, b-g; Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography




Fire 1024
51960ELMO JAMES

- Done Somebody Wrong (FM 165)
- Fine Little Mama (FM 166)

rec. poss. May 23/4, 1960 in New York; Elmore James, voc, g; saxes; prob. Johnny Acey, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; Homesick James, b-g; Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography


Fire 1031
61960SAM MYERS

- You Don't Have To Go (FM 159) #   @ youtube
- Sad Sad Lonesome Day (FM 160)   @ youtube

rec. 1960 in New Orleans.; Sam Myers, voc, # hca; Dave Campbell, p; James Russell, g; Leon Dixon, b; King Mose, dr



Fury 1035

# = Black Diamond 4507

71960ELMORE JAMES

- I Can't Hold Out (10109)
- The Sun Is Shining (10110 edited)

rec. April 14, 1960 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown, ts; sax; Johnny Jones, p; Homesick James, g; Henry 'Sneaky Joe' Harris or Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography




Chess 1756
   

- The Sun Is Shining *
- Stormy Monday Blues (10111) *
- Madison Blues (10112) *
- The Sun Is Shining (alt. tk.) #

rec. April 14, 1960 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown, ts; sax; Johnny Jones, p; Homesick James, g; Henry 'Sneaky Joe' Harris or Sam Myers, dr
Chess unissued

* Blue Horizon 7-63204
* Chess LP 1537
# Argo LP 4034

   

- (Poor Little) Angel Child   @ youtube
- Little Girl   @ youtube

rec. 1961 in New Orleans; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker, p; Elmore James, g; Sammy Lee Bully, b; King Mose, dr
Bobby Robinson recordings
unissued

P-Vine PLP-6101/02
Charly CRB 1208
P-Vine PCD-5461

81961ELMORE JAMES

- Look On Yonder Wall (FM 193) #
- Shake Your Moneymaker (FM 194-2)

rec. August? 1961 in New Orleans; Elmore James, voc, g; # Sammy Myers, hca; Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker, p; Sammy Lee Bully, b; King Mose Tayler, dr

Elmore James discography




Fire 504


= Burn 504

= Enjoy 2022 (1965)

 1962Buddy Skipper

- Don't Be A Shame
- Baby Please
#

# uses "You Don't Have To Go" (FM 159) (Fury 1035) backing track

Fury 1062
91965ELMORE JAMES

- The Sky Is Crying (6431) (= FM 133) #
- Standing At The Crossroads (6432) *

# rec. poss. November 3/4, 1959 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown & poss. Boyd Atkins, ts; Johnny Jones, p; Homesick James, b-g; prob Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne or Sam Myers, dr
* rec. 1961 in New York; Elmore James, voc, g; Danny Moore, tp; ts; Paul Williams, bs; Johnny Acey, p; Riff Ruffin, g; Johnny Williams, dr

Elmore James discography


Flashback 15
101965We Sing The Blues

Lightnin Hopkins
- Wonder What Is Wrong With Me
Junior Wells
- Prison Bars All Around Me
Otis Rush
- Cant Quit You Baby
Buster Brown
- Sugar Babe
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
- Mean Ole Frisco
Magic Sam
- Every Night About This Time

Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground [Ace 536]
Tarheel Slim
- Number Nine Train

Lightnin Slim
- Lightnin Slim Boogie
T.V. Slim
- Hold Me Close To Your Heart
Lightnin Hopkins
- Mojo Hand
B.B. King
- The Letter
Elmore James & Sonny Boy Williamson
- I Believe My Time Ain't Long
Junior Wells
- Come On In This House
Frankie Lee Sims
- Misery Blues
Earl Hooker
- Swear To Tell The Truth


compiled by Guy Stevens
notes by Guy Stevens



Sue ILP 921 (UK)
111966ELMORE JAMES

- I Need You Baby (6517) #
- Shake Your Moneymaker (FM-194-2) *

# rec. poss. May 23/4, 1960 in New York; Elmore James, voc, g; saxes; prob. Johnny Acey, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; Homesick James, b-g; Sam Myers, dr
* rec. August? 1961 in New Orleans; Elmore James, voc, g; Sammy Myers, hca; Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker, p; Sammy Lee Bully, b; King Mose Tayler, dr

Elmore James discography


Sphere Sound SSR 708
121966?ELMO JAMES

- Dust My Broom (6711) #
- Rollin' And Tumblin' (6712) (= FM 151) *

# rec. poss. November 3/4, 1959 in Chicago; Elmore James, voc, g; J.T. Brown & poss. Boyd Atkins, ts; Johnny Jones, p; Homesick James, b-g; prob Ransom Knowling, b; Odie Payne or Sam Myers, dr
* rec. poss. May 23/4, 1960 in New York; Elmore James, voc, g; saxes; prob. Johnny Acey, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; Homesick James, b-g; Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography




Sphere Sound 712
131966?ELMORE JAMES

- She Done Moved (8317)
- Something Inside Me (8316)

rec. poss. May 23/4, 1960 in New York; Elmore James, voc, g; saxes; prob. Johnny Acey, p; Jimmy Spruill, g; Homesick James, b-g; Sam Myers, dr

Elmore James discography




Sphere Sound 713
141968?Story Of The Blues - Harmonica Blues -1

Walter Westbrook & His Phantom Five
- Midnight Jump [Bobbin 106, 1959]
- Bring Your Clothes Back [Bobbin 106, 1959]
Harmonica Slim
- Mary Helen [Aladdin 3317]
- Lonely Hours [Aladdin 3317]
Papa Lightfoot
- Blues [sic] Lights [Aladdin 3304, 1952]
- Jumpin' With Jarvis [Aladdin 3304, 1952]

Sammy Myers
- My Love [Is] Here To Stay [Ace 536, 1957]
- Sleeping In The Ground [Ace 536, 1957]

Sonny Boy Williamson
- Cat Hop [Trumpet 212]
- Going In Your Direction [Trumpet 216]
- Red Hot Kisses [Trumpet 216]
Little George Smith
- Telephone Blues [RPM 434]
- Blues In The Dark [RPM 434]
Ernest Lewis
- No More Lovin' [Parret 791]
- West Coast Blues [Parret 791]


Negro Art M-12-SB-362 (Fr)

Negro Art discography

14a1969This Is Blues

Homesick James
- Crossroads
J.B. Lenoir
- I Sing Um The Way I Feel
Elmore James
- It Hurts Me Too
Buster Brown
- Doctor Brown
Sonny Boy Williamson
- No Nights By Myself
Willie Mae Thornton
- Tom Cat
Freddy King
- Driving Sideways

Lowell Fulsom
- Talking Woman Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Wonder What Is Wrong With Me
Frankie Lee Sims
- What Will Lucy Do
Otis Rush
- I Can't Quit You Baby
Junior Wells
- Prison Bars All Around Me

Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground
Tarheel Slim
- Numer 9 Train


compiled by Guy Stevens
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Island IWP 5
151976Southern Harp

Jerry McCain
- Steady [Rex 1014]
Schoolboy Cleve
- New Kind Of Lovin' [Reynaud 1017]
Jerry McCain
- She's Tough [Rex 1014]

Sonny Boy Williamson [Jeff Williamson]
- Mailman, Mailman [Ram 2501]
Jerry McCain
- Things Ain't Right [Excello 2081]

Sammy Myers
- You Don't Have To Go [Fury 1035]

7 inch 33 1/3 rpm EP



Black Diamond 4507

Black Diamond
discography

 1977The Mississippi Delta Blues Band (Live ... a little funky)

- I've Got The Blues
- Tupelo Boogie
- Love Your Daddy
- Bogie On Down
- Slide Down

- All Night Long
- Don't Go
- Mississippi Funk
- Bajou Mojo


Sam Myers not present! (joined them not earlier than 1979); back cover is plain white

TJ Records TJ-1000
161979Blow By Blow

Junior Wells
- A Tribute To Little Walter
Jerry McCain
- She's Tough
- Steady
Andy Belvin
- Travellin' Mood
Sammy Lewis
- Somebody Stole My Love
- You Lied To Me

Sam Myers
- My Love Is Here To Stay
- Sleeping In The Ground

Long Tall Lester
- Working Man
- All Because Of You
Eddie Hope
- A Fool No More
- Lost Child
Charles Walker
- My Babe
- 40 Days And 40 Nights
Cliff Jackson
- Nine Below Zero
Smokey Smothers
- Hello Little Schoolgirl







Sundown CG 709-01

Sundown discography

171979Sam Myers: Down Home In Mississippi

- What's Wrong
- Bad Acting Woman
- Things You Do
- Homage To Elmo
- Crutch And Cane

- From Now On
- Sad And Lonesome
- Little Bit
- What Have I Done
- Jackson

rec. 1978 in Fannie, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Tommy Lee Thompson, g

TJ Records TJ-1030
17a1979The Kings Sing The Blues Vol. 2

Jerry McCain
- Steady
- She's Tough

Sammy Myers
- My Love Is Here To Stay
- Sleeping In The Ground
Mercy Baby
- Marked Deck
- Mercy's Blues

Frankie Fair
- Mean Mistreater
Frankie Lee Sims
- Hey Little Girl
- My Talk Didn't Do Any Good
- Well Goodbye Baby
Buddy Guy
- The Way You've Been Treat Me
- Baby Don't You Wanna Come Home





Vivid Sound VS-1011 (Jp)
181979

KING EDWARD WITH SAMMY MYERS
- The Things I Used To Do (72279) #
SAMMY MEYERS WITH KING EDWARD ON GUITAR
- You're So Fine (72379) *

# rec. May 15, 1979 in Jackson, MS; King Edward, voc, g; Sam Myers, hca; Mercy Baby, p; John Littlejohn, g; George Allen, b; Charlie Blount or Glen Holmes, dr

* rec. May 15, 1979 in Jackson, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; "King" Edward Antoine, g; John Littlejohn, g; George Allen, b; Charlie Blount or Glen Holmes, dr
7 inch 45 rpm

Ace 3027
  

- I Should Quiet [sic] You Baby

rec. May 15, 1979 in Jackson, MS; King Edward, voc, g; Sam Myers, hca; Mercy Baby, p; John Littlejohn, g; George Allen, b; Charlie Blount or Glen Holmes, dr
Ace unissued

Ace LP/CD 2028

  

- Sad And Lonesome * //
- Money Is My Downfall # //
- Gold Tail Bird - tk 1 # []
- Gold Tail Bird - tk 2 # //

rec. May 15, 1979 in Jackson, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; # Mercy Baby, p; John Littlejohn, g; * "King" Edward Antoine, g; George Allen, b; Charlie Blount or Glen Holmes, dr
Ace unissued

// Ace LP/CD 2028
[] Westside WESA 579

 1979Going Down To Louisiana
Previously unreleased recordings


Joe Hill Louis
- Joe Hill Boogie
- 4th & Beale
- Ruthy Mae
- Going Down To Louisiana
- Get Up Of It
- Sweetest Woman
Schoolboy Cleve & his Houserockers
- Beautiful Beautiful Love

Big Boy Crudup
- Mean Old World, Baby [Champion unissued, Vivid Sound VS-1008]
- I've Been Mistreated [Champion unissued, Vivid Sound VS-1008]
- Boogie All The Time [Champion 108, Ace 5031)]
- I Wonder Where My Baby's Gone [Champion 108, Ace 5031)]
Schoolboy Cleve & his Houserockers
- My Baby Done Gone
Bad Smitty
- Smokestack Lightning

Sam Myers
- Rhythm With Me2)

1) according to van Olderen's liner notes these two tracks "were published a long time ago on the already long-gone Bluesband label" [???]

2) this is actually an alternative take of "Steady" by Jerry McCain !
notes by
Martin van Olderen



White Label LP 9955
(NL 1979)
191980JOHNNY LITTLE JOHN

- I Wanna Go Home
- She's 19 Years Old

rec. 1980 in Jackson, Ms; Johnny Littlejohn, voc, g; Sam Myers, hca; b; dr

Johnny Littlejohn discography

7 inch 45 rpm

Ace 3028
201980Delta Blues Festival '79

Napoleon Strickland Fife and Drum Band (Jesse Mae Hemphill, Abe Young)
- Shimmy Shawhaha
Boyd Rivers
- Grow Sick And Die (de.youtube.com)
Clyde Maxwell
- Alberta
Big Joe Williams
- Tell Me Mama
Harmonica Medley:
Napoleon Strickland with Hammie Nixon
- Fox Chase
- Let's Boogie
- Rock Me Mama
- Mule To Ride
Sam Chatmon & Eugene Powell
- How Long

Johnny Shines
- Have You Ever Loved A Woman

Sam Myers
- Everything's Gonna Be Alright #
Sylvia Embry
- Goin' To New York
Betty Fikes & Johnny Shines Band
- Rock Me Baby
Lefty Dizz
- You Might Have Made Your Move Too Soon


rec. September 8, 1979 in Freedom Village (outside Greenville), Mississippi, by Worth Long in cooperation with Mississippi Action for Community Education (MACE)
# Sam Myers, voc, hca; Honeyboy Edwards, Robert Lockwood, gs; Sylvia Embry, b; Woody Williams, dr

soundtrack of film "Mississippi Delta Blues" 60 min, colour, mono, 1980; filmed live at the 2nd Mississippi Delta Blues Festival at Freedom Village, hosted by Willie Dixon (Kay Jazz KJ 081)




Delta Blues DBF 79


211980Sam Myers: Mississippi Delta Blues

- Waiting On You Mama
- Sam's Boogie
- Trying Hard
- Sad & Lonesome

- Moving To The Country
- Looking For My Baby
- Remembering Elmore
- Snuff & More Snuff
- Sleeping In The Ground
- Heart Is Crying Out

rec. 1978 live in Jackson, MS; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Jesse 'Lightnin'' Russell, g; Robert Robinson, b; Clarence Lee, dr



TJ Records TJ-1040
221981Mississippi Delta Blues Band In Europe

- Treat Me Right #
- Hell Of A Mistake
- Slipin' And Slidin'
- I Wonder Why #
- All Alone
- Strutin'
- My Own Fault

rec. live in Stockholm, Sweden feat. Eddie Lang, voc, g; Lee Crisp, hca, # voc; Vincent Blakey, g; Jesse Alexander, b; Richard Milton, dr



TJ Records TJ-1002
231981Mississippi Delta Blues Band

- Jackson, Mississippi
- Big Cat Boogie
- I've Got The Blues - Things I Used To Do
- Standing On The Highway

- Funking The Blues
- Little Girl Of Mine
- Gonna Move
- Cold Hearted Woman

rec. 1979 in Mississippi; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Gary Asazawa, g; Bob Deance, g; Norman Hill, b; Richard Milton, dr



TJ Records TJ-1050
23a198?COOL PAPA AND THE ALL STAR BLUES BAND

- Draw In Your Lips
- Shady Spot By The River
- Papa's Boogie
- Hard Times
- Woman I'm Going Crazy

- End Of The Road
- What Have I Done
- I'm Gonna Walk On
- I Had A Woman

Cool Papa (Haskell Sadler), voc, g; Big Bob Deance, g; Kenney Herrera, sax; Connell Page, b; Sam Myers, dr; prod. by Tom Dowd

TJ Records TJ-1052
241984The Down Home Blues Band

The Down Home Blues Band [Z Z Hill's Road Band]
- Delta State Of Mind

The Down Home Blues Band Featuring: Sam "Blues Man" Myles [sic]
- Back In My Baby's Arms #

# Sam Myers, voc; Vasti Jackson, g; J.B. Jackson; N. Williams; G. Holmes; prod. by Haran Griffin & Nathaniel Baldwin; executive producer: Robert Rosenthal ("from the up coming Mississippi Delta Blues album")
7 inch 45 rpm

Mid-South NR-15681
251985The Mississippi Delta Blues Album
The greatest blues album ever recorded [sic]

Linda Hopkins
- How Blue Can You Get
Z Z Hill's Road Band (a tribute to ZZ Hill)
- Delta State Of Mind
Lynn White ("Queen Of The Blues")
- Stepping Out
Ollie Nightingale
- Jealousy She's Gone
Nighthawks
- Man

Elmore James
- Mean Mistreatin' Mama

Sam "Blues Man" Meyers [sic]
- Back Into My Baby's Arms #
James "Son" Thomas
- Big Fat Mama
Toru Oki
- Mojo
Muddy Waters Jr.
- I Wanna Rock You


# Sam Myers, voc; Vasti Jackson, g; J.B. Jackson; N. Williams; G. Holmes; prod. by Haran Griffin & Nathaniel Baldwin; executive producer: Robert Rosenthal



Mid-South NR-15901

[be warned - it ain't ;-]

261985Sam Myers - Anson Funderburgh:
My Love Is Here To Stay


- True Love
- Suggestion Blues
- Life Problem
- Everything's Gonna Be Alright
- Hep Cats In Big Town
- What's Wrong, What's Wrong?

- My Heart Cries Out For You
- Poor Little Angel Child
- Wee Wee Hours
- Take Me Where You Go
- Tomorrow Will Find Me The Same Way
- My Love Is Here To Stay

rec. August 1984
notes by Bunny Matthews

Black Top BT-1032

= Making Waves SPIN 206

271986Mississippi Delta Blues Band: Chromatic Style

- Where Is My Woman
- I've Laid My Habits Down
- Sad, Sad Lonesome Day
- Black Beauty (instr)
- Money Is My Downfall

- Like The Devil
- I Need Someone
- The Slow One (instr)
- Tell Me What You Want
- My Love Is Here To Stay

rec. early 1980s at Music Annex Studios in Menlo Park, CA by Tom Boyd; Sam Myers, voc, hca; Carl Green, ts; Robert Lee Deance, Craig Horton, gs; Connell Page, b; Rubin Kerr, dr; prod. by Tom Boyd; mixed and mastered at Tom's Music Studios, Palo Alto, CA

"Dedicated to our friends in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Holland, West Germany, East Germany, Japan, France, Spain, Portugal, Romania and the U.S.A."

TJ Records TJ-1054
281986San Francisco Blues Band

- Three Days And Three Nights
- Loving My Baby (instr)
- Damn Money
- Waiting On Me
- Funky San Francisco (instr)

- Try Me On More Time
- Elizabeth
- Big Bob's Boogie (instr)
- Icelantic Woman
- Strollin' (instr)

rec. early 1980s at Music Annex Studios in Menlo Park, CA; Craig Horton, voc, g; Sam Myers, hca; Robert Lee Deance, g; Connell Page, b; Rubin Kerr, dr; guest: Carl Green, ts; prod. by Tom Boyd; mixed and mastered at Tom's Music Studios, Palo Alto, CA



TJ Records TJ-1056
291986Mississippi Delta Blues Band: Greatest Hits

- Jackson, Mississippi
- Standing On The Highway
- The Slow One
- I've Got The Blues
- Black Beauty

- Sleeping In The Ground
- Big Cat Boogie
- Where Is My Woman
- Funking The Blues
- My Love Is Here To Stay

TJ Records TJ-1060
301986N.Y. on Fire
Bobby's Harlem Rock Vol. 2
LP 1:
Sammy Myers
- Angel Child [previously unissued]
- Little Girl [previously unissued]
- You Don't Have To Go
- Sad Lonesome Day
Johnny Acey
- I Go Into Orbit
- What Am I Going To Do
Bobby Long
- The Pleasure Is All Mine

Mighty Joe Young
- Why Baby
- Empty Arms
B. Brown and His Rockin' McVouts
- Hardworking Man
- My Baby Left Me
- Rockin' With "B"
- Fannie Mae Is Back
- Candied Yams
Johnny Chef
- Baby Please Come Back


LP 2:
Hal Paige and The Whalers
- After Hours Blues
- Going Back My Hometown
Dr. Horse
- I'm Tired Of It
- Think I Know
Paul Perryman
- Look At My Baby
Noble Watts and The Possum Bellys featuring June Bateman
- Go Way Mr. Blues
- Possum Belly Overalls

Sammy Taylor
- Ain't That Some Shame
- Next In Line
- Your Precious Love
Billy Lewis
- Heart Trouble
Tommy Tucker
- Watch Out
- I Just Wanna Make Love To You
Bobby Porter
- Searching For Love
- Let's Make That Dream Come True


DLP

P-Vine PLP 6101/02 (Jp)




= P-Vine PCD-5461 (Jp)
"New York On Fire"

311987Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets featuring Sam Myers: Sins

- A Man Needs His Loving
- I'll Be True
- Don't Want No Leftovers
- Walked All Night
- My Kind Of Baby
- Changing Neighborhood

- I Can't Stop Loving
- Chill Out
- My Heart
- Trying To Make You Mine
- Sleeping In The Ground
- Hard-Hearted Woman


Black Top BT-1038 (US)

= Demon FIEND 104 (UK)

321988Black Top Blues-A-Rama Vol. 1
Live at Tipitina's, New Orleans

Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets with Sam Myers
- Pawnbroker
- That's Alright
- Suggestion Blues
- Changing Neighborhoods
Ron Levy (with Sam Myers, hca)
- I'm Your Professor
Ron Levy
- It's Hot in Here
- Big Mamou
Grady Gaines (with Ronnie Earl, g)
- Hard Time Blues
- Something On Your Mind


Black Top LP BT-1044 (US)


= Black Top CD BT-1044

331989Snooks Eaglin: Out Of Nowhere

- Oh Lawdy, My Baby
- Lipstick Traces

- Young Girl #
- Out Of Nowhere
- You're So Fine
- Mailman Blues
- Wella Wella Baby-La
- Kiss Of Fire
- It's Your Thing
- Playgirl
- West Side Baby
- Cheeta

P-Vine bonus tracks:
- Bombastic
- Young Boy Blues
- Kiss Of Fire (alt. take)


rec. February & May, 1988 at Southlake Recording Studios, Metairie, La; # Sam Myers, hca

Snooks Eaglin discography

notes by Ben Sandmel
& Jeff Hannusch



Black Top BT-1046 (US)
= Demon FIENDCD 146
(UK)

(=) P-Vine PCD-3775 (Jp)
= P-Vine PCD-22255 (Jp)

341989New York Blues Vol. 2

Sammy Myers
- Angel Child
- Little Girl
- You Don't Have To Go
- Sad, Sad Lonesome Day
B. Brown & His Rockin' McVouts
- Rockin' With B.
Bobby Long
- The Pleasure Is All Mine
Dr. Horse (Al Pittman)
- I'm Tired Of It

Johnny Acey
- I Go Into Orbit
- What Am I Going To Do
Mighty Joe Young
- Why Baby
- Empty Arms
Dr. Horse
- Jack That Cat Was Clean
- Think I Know
Noble Watts & June Bateman
- Go Away Mr. Blues



Charly CRB 1208
351989Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets featuring Sam Myers: Rack 'Em Up

- Tell Me What Have I Done Wrong?
- Since We've Been Together
- Rack 'Em Up
- Mama And Papa
- 20 Miles
- Hold That Train, Conductor
- I'm Your Professor
- I'll Keep On Trying
- All Your Love
- Are You Out There?
- Lemonade
- Meanstreak

notes by Jeff Hannusch



Black Top BT-1049 (US)
= Demon FIEND CD 147
(UK)
361989Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets featuring Sam Myers:
Tell Me What I Want To Hear


- Tell Me What I Want To Hear
- Ways Of Man
- I Done Quit Getting Sloppy Drunk
- I Want A Wife
- I'm Innocent
- Shedding Tears Of Laughter
- Rent Man Blues

- I Need You So
- Waitin' On You, Mamma
- It'll Do
- The Amateur (She's Gone)
- Missing Person
- Happy Man
- Down At J.J.'s


Black Top BT-1068
36a199?Black Rock 'N' Roll
Savage Kick Vol. 8

The Sly Fox - Hoo-doo Say
Little Willie John - Leave My Kitten Alone
Stomp Gordon - Ride Superman Ride
Lightnin' Hopkins - Uncle Stan The Hip Hit Record Man
Jimmy Liggins - I Ain't Drunk
Magic Sam - 21 Days In Jail
Eddie Clearwater - I Was Gone

Sam Myers - You Don't Have To Go

V & Bb - They Just Rocking And Rolling
Al Calloway - Uncle John
Eddie Burns - Hard Hearted Woman
Al "TNT" Braggs - Chase Em Tom Cat
Curtis And The Creeps - The Thing
The Five Dollars - How To Do The Bacon Fat
Morris Bailey - Tell Me Why



Savage Kick SK-508
371992Black Top Blues-A-Rama Vol. 6
Live At Tipitina's

Anson Funderburgh And The Rockets/Sam Myers
- 20 Miles
- Hold That Train, Conductor
- Look On Yonder Wall
- One Room Country Shack
- Feel So Bad
- Can't Stop Loving My Baby
Snooks Eaglin
- I Cry, Oh!
- Irene
- Apache
- Certainly Ya'll
- Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Hubert Sumlin
- Howlin' For My Darling
- Your Clock Is Running Out
- Come Home Little Girl
- Honey Dumpling



Black Top BT-1073
381992Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets featuring Sam Myers: Through The Years - A Retrospective (1981-1992)
featuring Sam Myers and Darrell Nulish

- Come On
- Talk To You By Hand
- Keep What I've Got
- The Blues Seem To Follow Me

- Tomorrow Will Find Me The Same Way #
- My Heart Cries Out For You #
- Look What You're Doing To Me
- Hard Hearted Woman

- I'm Your Professor #
- I'll Be There
- A Man Needs His Loving #
- Changing Neighborhoods #
- Tell Me What Have I Done Wrong? #
- I Done Quit Getting Sloppy Drunk #
- Since We've Been Together #
- Make A Little Love
- Tell Me What I Want To Hear #
- Meanstreak #
- Down At J.J.'s #

# with Sam Myers

Black Top BT-1077
391995Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets featuring Sam Myers
Live At The Grand Emporium


- Sidetracked
- Understand
- Ways Of Man
- It's You
- Turning My Life Around
- Piece Of Mind
- Empty Arms
- Wild Cherry
- Tell Me What I Want To Hear
- The Drifter
- Everything's Gonna Be Alright
- Shedding Tears Of Laughter
- Trying To Make You Mine
- Make A Little Love Tonight
- Backstroke


Black Top BT-1111
401995Black Top Blues Vocal Dynamite!

- Toehold - Robert Ward
- Coffee Break Blues - Grady "Fats" Jackson
- Along About Midnight - Solomon Burke
- Undivided Love - Lynn August
- So Many Roads - Kim Wilson
- Your Girlfriend - Joe Medwick
- Shack Up With Me - Tommy Ridgely
- Best Of Me - Doctor John
- The Four Questions - The James Harman Band
- Special Built Woman - Phillip Walker
- Ever Since The World Began - Big Joe And The Dynaflows
- Seduction - Earl King
- Kick It Around With You - Bobby Parker

- Tomorrow Will Find Me The Same Way - Sam Myers
- I Should've Done Better - Lee McBee
- I'll Never Be Free - Carol Fran
- Nine Pound Steel - Snooks Eaglin



Black Top BT-1124
40a1995Ain't Times Hard
Modern Blues Anthology

CD 1
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James
- Well That's All Right - Howlin' Wolf
- Five Long Years - Eddie Boyd
- Seems Like A Million Years - Willie Nix
- We All Gotta Go Sometime - Joe Hill Louis
- Mojo Boogie - J.B. Lenoir
- Evening Sun - Johnny Shines
- I'm Looking For A Woman - Little Hudson
- Easy - Big Walter Horton
- Bear Cat (The Answer To Hound Dog) - Rufus Thomas
- Take A Little Chance - Jimmy De Berry
- Feelin' Good - Junior Parker
- Mystery Train - Junior Parker
- The Boogie Disease - Doctor Ross
- Hart's Bread Boogie - Billy Love
- Ain't Times Hard - Floyd Jones
- Combination Boogie - J.B. Hutto
- Cotton Crop Blues - James Cotton
- I'm Gonna Murder My Baby - Pat Hare
- You Don't Have To Go - Jimmy Reed
- Bad Boy - Eddie Taylor
- Aw Baby (Sweet Home Chicago) - Robert Jr. Lockwood
- So Long Baby, Goodbye - Willie Johnson


cd 2
- I Wish You Would - Billy Boy Arnold
- Big Town Playboy - Eddie Taylor
- Hands Off - Priscilla Bowman
- I Ain't Got You - Billy Boy Arnold
- Every Woman I Know (Crazy About Automobiles) - Billy 'The Kid' Emerson
- Judgement Day - Snooky Pryor
- I Can't Quit You Baby - Otis Rush
- Have A Good Time - Big Walter Horton
- The Telephone Is Ringing - Pee Wee Crayton
- Going Back Home - Big Joe Williams
- It's You Baby - Sunnyland Slim
- Fishin' In My Pond - Lee Jackson
- The Twelve Year Old Boy - Elmore James
- All Your Love - Magic Sam
- Honest I Do - Jimmy Reed
- Blues Get Off My Shoulder - Bobby Parker
- Mama, You Got A Daughter - John Lee Hooker
- Double Trouble - Otis Rush
- Row Your Boat - Charles Clark
- Roll You Moneymaker - Shakey Jake
- This Is The End - Buddy Guy
- Number Nine Train - Tarheel Slim
- Kansas City - Jimmy Witherspoon
- I'm In The Mood - John Lee Hooker


cd 3
- Bad Luck And Trouble - Boogie Jake
- No More Doggin' - Rosco Gordon
- Baby, What You Want Me To Do - Jimmy Reed
- Rockin' The House - Memphis Slim
- Just A Little Bit - Rosco Gordon
- Fannie Mae - Buster Brown
- Somebody's Doin' Me Wrong - Edgar Blanchard
- Little By Little - Junior Wells
- Will My Man Be Home Tonight? - Lillian Offitt

- You Don't Have To Go - Sam Myers
- Messin' With The Kid - Junior Wells
- Blue Guitar - Earl Hooker
- Sittin' Here Drinkin' - Christine Kitrell
- You Don't Love Me - Willie Cobbs
- Bright Lights, Big City - Jimmy Reed
- Boom Boom - John Lee Hooker
- Got Me A Louisiana Woman - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Shake Your Moneymaker - Elmore James
- Mean Old Frisco - Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
- My Baby's Sweet - Homesick James
- It Hurts Me Too - Elmore James
- Too Many Cooks - Jesse Fortune
- Cut You A-loose - Rick Allen
- You Better Stop - Andrew Brown


cd 4
- Rough Dried Woman, Pt. 1 - Big Mac
- Ain't Broke Ain't Hungry - Polka Dot Slim
- Figure Head - Lonnie Brooks
- The Way I Feel - Detroit Junior
- Southern Country Boy - Carter Brothers
- Out Of Bad Luck - Magic Sam
- Ride With Your Daddy Tonight - Frank Frost
- Say You're Leavin' - Fenton Robinson
- She's Crazy 'bout Entertainers - Jerry Mccain
- Hard Times - Young, Mighty Joe
- Rambling Woman - Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker
- Put It All In There - George 'Wild Child' Butler
- Long Way From Home - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Rock Me Baby - Ike and Tina Turner
- Cummins Prison Farm - Calvin Leavy
- Stormy Monday - T-Bone Walker
- Shakin' Hands With The Judge - Little Joe Blue
- My Baby - Lowell Fulson
- High Cost Of Livin' - Al King
- It's My Fault Darling - Little Johnny Taylor
- Go And Help Yourself - Albert Washington
- Bowlegged Woman, Knock-Kneed Man, Pt. 1 - Bobby Rush
- Spider In My Stew - Buster Benton
- Food Stamp Blues - Eddie Lang


compiled by Les Fancourt
4 CD set

Charly CD 3 (UK)
411997Anson Funderburgh & Sam Myers: That's What They Want

- Lookin' The World Over
- Oh-Oh
- The Last Time Around
- Monkey Around
- That's What They Want
- The Dew Is Falling
- Mudslide
- I Don't Play
- I Don't Want You Cutting Off Your Hair
- Don't Quit The One You Love For Me
- I've Been Dogged By Women
- The Meanest Woman
- I'm Shakin'


Black Top BT-1140
421999Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets Featuring Sam Myers: Change In My Pocket

- Change In My Pocket
- Young Fashioned Ways
- Little Girl
- Single Again
- $100 Bill
- Hula Hoop
- Willie Jo
- Ain't That Lonely
- - Highway Man
- What Have I Done
- You Can't Be The One For Me
- Things Have Changed


Rounder/Bullseye Blues
& Jazz 61 9573
42a199?Papa Lightfoot & Sammy Myers: Blues Harmonica Wizards

Papa Lightfoot
- Wine, Women & Whiskey
- Jump The Boogie
- Mean Ole Train
- PL Blues
- When The Saints Go Marching In
- Blue Lights
- Mean Ole Train Version 2
- Wild Fire
- Jumpin’ With Jarvis
- Rub A Little Boogie(Champion Jack Dupree, voc)
- Mr. Ticket Agent (Donald “Silver” Cooks, voc)
- Coming Back Home(Donald “Silver” Cooks, voc)
- Creole Gal Blues (Edgar Blanchard, voc)
- She'll Be Mine After Awhile (Edgar Blanchard, voc)
- Mean Ole Train Version 3

Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground
- My Love Is Here To Stay
- You Don't Have To Go
- Sad, Sad Lonesome Day
- Look On Yonder Wall (with Elmore James)
- Poor Little Angel Child (with Elmore James)
- Rhythm With Me #

# this is actually an alternative take of "Steady" by Jerry McCain !

Official CD 5254 (Dk)
42b2002Shuckin' Stuff
Rare Blues from Ace Records (MS)

CD 1:
- Goodbye Blues - Jesse Allen
- I'm Not Satisfied (alt. tk.)- Dave Dixon
- Those Lonely, Lonely Nights (alt. tk.) - Earl King
- Mercy's Blues - Mercy Baby
- I Got The Blues For You - Al Collins
- Give A Helping Hand (alt. tk.) - Bobby Marchan
- What Will Lucy Do - Frankie Lee Sims
- 4th And Beale - Joe Hill Louis
- Shuckin' Stuff - Al Collins
- Baby You Can Get Your Gun - Earl King
- Let's Get It - Edgar Blanchard
- Bad Feeling Blues (alt. tk.) - Lightnin' Slim
- Don't Say A Mumblin' Word - Fred McDowell
- My Baby Done Gone - Schoolboy Cleve

- I Got My Nose Open - John Littlejohn
- I Feel So Good - Albert Scott
- Mean Old World - Big Boy Crudup
- Feeling So Low (alt. tk.) - Dave Dixon
- My Love Is Strong (alt. tk.) - Earl King
- Lightnin' Slim Boogie (alt. tk.) - Lightnin' Slim

- She's 19 Years Old - John Littlejohn
- Smokestack Lightning - Bad Smitty
- Sweetest Woman I Ever Knew - Joe Hill Louis
- Pity Poor Me (alt. tk.) - Bobby Marchan
- Silly Dilly Woman - Mercy Baby
- I'm So Glad You're Mine - Albert Scott
- Hey Little Girl - Frankie Lee Sims


CD 2:
- My Love Is Here To Stay (alt. tk.) - Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground (alt. tk.) - Sammy Myers
- Every Day I Have The Blues - Alabama Red
- I've Been Searchin' - Unknown Male Singer #0
- Honeycomb - Edgar Blanchard
- I'll Never Leave Anymore - Unknown Male Singer #0
- Annie Mae (alt. tk.) - Little Cameron
- I'm Leaving You Baby - Albert Scott
- Every Night About This Time - Unknown Male Singer #1
- Standing At The Station - Unknown Male Singer #3
- Baby Please - H-Bomb Ferguson
- Hideaway - Johnny Littlejohn
- Take Me Back Baby Unknown Female Singer
- Three Long Years - Unknown Male Singer #0

- My Love Is Here To Stay - Sammy Myers
- Sleeping In The Ground - Sammy Myers
- Driving Wheel (+ Message) - Alabama Red
- Standing At The Crossroads (alt. tk.) - Bad Smitty
- Lonesome Guitar (alt. tk.) - Edgar Blanchard
- Lifetime In Prison Pt. 1 - Billy Tate
- Lifetime In Prison Pt. 2 - Billy Tate
- Sittin' Here Worryin' (alt. tk.) - Little Cameron
- Little Boy Blue - Unknown Male Singer #2
- Pathway Of Love - Unknown Male Singer #3
- Right At Home - Albert Scott
- Whiskey And Women - Unknown Male Singer #0


2 CD set

Westside WESD 240 (UK)
432003Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets with Sam Myers:
Which Way Is Texas?


- Can We Get Together
- One Woman I Need
- Tryin' To Get Back On My Feet
- Rambling Woman
- Some Sunny Day
- Going My Way?
- The Last Time
- Don't Turn This Child Away From Heaven
- Hoodoo Party
- Toss And Turn
- Jungle
- I Need To Know
- Crutch And Cane


Rounder/Bullseye Blues
& Jazz 61 9669
442004Sam Myers: Coming From The Old School

- I'm Tired Of Your Jive
- Ninety Nine
- I Got A Thing For The Voodoo Woman
- Burning Fire
- Waitin' On You Mama
- I Got The Blues
- My Daily Wish
- You Don't Know What Love Is All About
- Coming From The Old School
- Country Boy
- Money Is My Downfall
- After Hours When The Joint Is Closed
- Packing Up My Blues
- Let You Slowly Bring Me Down


Electro-Fi E-FI 3383 (Ca)
452013It's A Southern Blues Thing - Volume 1

- No Way Out - Mighty Men
- Heart Trouble - Jessie "Guitar" Box with Harry Dallas Band
- Non Support (That's What The Judge Say) - Ironing Board Sam
- You Won't Treat Me Right - TV Slim & His Bluesmen

- The Things I Used To Do - King Edward with Sammy Myers, hca
- Dark, Muddy Bottom - Lightnin' Leon
- Worst Feeling (I Ever Had) - Willie Cobbs
- Fatten Pin - Clyde Hopkins
- Bye Bye Baby - Slim Sanders
- Lein On Your Body - Calvin Johnson
- She's Nineteen Years Old - Johnny Little John
- "T" Model Ford - Model "T" Slim feat. Jack Wall, lead g
- I've Been Used - Ironing Board Sam
- Rambling Woman - Big Moose
- Lorain, Lorain - Eddie Clay
- Santa Fee - Clyde Hopkins
- Married Too Soon - Jolly George
- Look Here Mama - Harmonica Joe
- Do It Like That - Little Willie Brown & Cameos
- Ron-De-View 36 - Little Boyd (King of Harmonica) [Lamga 0002]
- It's All Your Fault - Bill Rice
- Burnt Out - Model "T" Slim with Jack Wall, g
- Unsatisfied Mind - Calvin Johnson
- Love Bounce - T.V. Slim & His Bluesmen



Styletone 100


At
Pete Hoppula's Sam Myers discography
you'll find more compilation albums featuring Sam Myers tracks
which I'm at the moment too lazy to "illustrate" here

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- http://koti.mbnet.fi/wdd/sammyers.htm
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 416
- Don Zijlstra: Bij Sam Myers over de vloer (with "Anson & Sam discography").- Block 69 (1989), p. 13-15
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

thanks to Alan Balfour, Alex van der Tuuk, and Gerrit Robs for additional info / scans

 

Stefan Wirz


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