P A U L   P E N A; source: Cover of Capitol ST 11005
source: Cover of Capitol ST 11005
artwork by Julia Pearl
P A U L   P E N A
Roko Belic's 1999 documentary "Genghis Blues" @ youtube.com
Paul Pena
b. January 26, 1950 in Hyannis, Massachusetts
d. October 1, 2005 in San Francisco, California

discography
P A U L   P E N A; source:
source: leftybrown's corner; photographer's name not given

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

Paul Pena LPs / CDs
111/1971Bonnie Raitt@ youtube

- Bluebird (Stephen Stills) (3:29) # @ youtube
- Mighty Tight Woman (Sippie Wallace) (4:20)
- Thank You (Raitt) (2:50)
- Finest Lovin' Man (Raitt) (4:42)
- Any Day Woman (Paul Siebel) (2:23)
- Big Road (Tommy Johnson) (3:31)

- Walking Blues (Robert Johnson) (2:40)
- Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead (Ivy Hunter, Clarence Paul, William Mickey Stevenson) (2:53)
- Since I Fell for You (Buddy Johnson) (3:06)
- I Ain't Blue (John Koerner, Willie Murphy) (3:36)
- Women Be Wise (Sippie Wallace) (4:09)


rec. August 1971 on Enchanted Island, about 30 miles west of Minneapolis on Lake Minnetonka; # Paul Pena, b, background voc; prod. by Willie Murphy
notes by Bonnie Raitt




Warner Brothers WS 1953
21972T-Bone Walker Blues Band: Fly Walker Airlines   @ youtube
Live in Montreux

- Call It Stormy Monday / Reconsider (4:40)
- Chutes De Pierres (3:38)
- Why Am I Treated So Bad (6:29) #
- When I Grow Up (6:30)

- Goin' Back To Church (4:16)
- Introduction of band members (1:43)
- Shake It Baby (2:35)
- In An Awful Mood / Goodbye Baby (5:39)
- Sail On Little Girl (4:02)

rec. June 17, 1972 live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland; T-Bone Walker, voc, p, g; Hartley Severns, sax, vn; Paul Pena, lead g, # voc; Johnny Summers, b; Vinton (Vinnie) Johnson, dr
notes by
Robin Hemingway



Polydor PD 5521 (US 1972)

= Columbia ES 90248
(Ca 1972)

31972Paul Pena

- Woke Up This Morning   @ youtube
- I'm Gonna Make It Allright   @ youtube
- The River //   @ youtube
- One For The Lonely   @ youtube

- Something To Make You Happy   @ youtube
- My Adorable One   @ youtube
- When I'm Gone   @ youtube
- Lullaby   @ youtube

rec. November 1971 at Intermedia Sound, Boston, MS; Paul Pena, voc, g, // keyb; Ed Costa, keyb (except //); Betsy Morse, hca; Jeff Baxter, pedal st g; Jesse Raye, b; Jumma Santos, congas; Jumma Santos, maracas; Jim Wilkins, dr; // Clarice Taylor, Earl Frost, Ellis Hall, Gil Thomas, Ronnie Ingraham Concert Choir, backgr voc; produced by Gunther Weil
artwork by Julia Pearl; photography by Steve Hansen
notes by Gerd Stern



Capitol ST 11005
31973American 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 (5:26) #   @ Spotify
- Goin' Back To Church (instr) (4:32) #   @ Spotify

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

# T-Bone Walker, voc, p; Hartley Severns, sax, vn; Edward Taylor, ts; Paul Lenart [sic] (Pena), g; Phillip Morrison, b; Vinton (Vinnie);Johnson, dr
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 discography


4/1977 The Steve Miller Band single
Capitol 4424

5/1977 The Steve Miller Band LP "Book of Dreams"

Capitol SO-11630
The Steve Miller Band's "Jet Airliner" @ dailymotion.com
41992T-Bone Walker: Stormy Monday Blues

- Every Day I Have The Blues (4:44)
- I Woke Up This Morning (6:15)
- When I Grow Up (7:42)
- Long Lost Lover (9:05)

- Shake It Baby (4:43)
- Stormy Monday Blues (4:50)
- Why My Baby (5:07)
- Late Blues # (8:50)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Sail On (5:07)
- T-Bone Blues Special (4:16)
- Treat Me So Low Down # (4:54)   @ Spotify

rec. c. 1968 1972 live in Europe; T-Bone Walker, voc, p, g; Hartley Severns, sax, vn; Paul Pena, lead g, # voc; Johnny Summers, b; Vinton (Vinnie);Johnson, dr

= LRC CDC9051 (1992)


= LaserLight 17 103 (1996)


= LRC 20035 (2001)

59/2000Paul Pena: New Train

- Gonna Move   @ youtube
- New Train   @ youtube
- Jet Airliner   @ youtube
- Wait On What You Want   @ youtube
- Venutian Lady   @ youtube
- Cosmic Mirror   @ youtube
- Let's Move And Groove Together   @ youtube
- Indian Boy
- A Bit Of All Right   @ youtube
- Taking Your Love Down #

rec. December 1973 at Intermedia, Boston, MS and Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, CA for Albert Grossman's Bearsville Records; Paul Pena, voc, g; Ben Sidran, p, org; David Woodford, sax; Arthur Adams, g; Jerry Garcia, pedal steel g; Harvey Brooks, b; Gary Malabar, dr, perc; The Persuasions, Charles Greene, The Funky Ladies, backgr voc; prod. by Ben Sidran
# "Taking Your Love Down" was not going to appear on the original album, but was included for the 2000 release
notes by Ben Sidran

Hybrid HY 20019 (LP)




Hybrid HY 20019 (CD)

611/2000Kongar-ol Ondar & Paul "Earthquake" Pena: Genghis Blues
Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

- What You Talkin About? - Paul Pena (1:50)   @ Spotify
- Alash Hem (The Alash River) - Kongar-ol Ondar (2:43)
- Gonna Move - Paul Pena (4:29)
- Kaldak Hamar (The Other Side Of The Mountain) - Paul Pena (5:11)   @ youtube
- Tras D'Orizão (Beyond the Horizon) - Paul Pena (4:30)   @ youtube
- Ondarnyng Ayany (Ondar's Medley) - Kongar-ol Ondar (5:24)
- Kargyraa Moan - Paul Pena (4:19)   @ youtube
- It's Hard To Lose A Friend - Kongar-ol Ondar (1:00)
- Kongurey (Where Has My Country Gone?) - Paul Pena (6:27)   @ youtube
- Dürgen Chugaa (Fast Talk) - Kongar-ol Ondar (1:36)
- Sünezin Yry (Soul's Song) - Kongar-ol Ondar (6:34)
- Center Of Asia - Paul Pena (2:54)   @ youtube
- Got To Move - Paul Pena (2:43)   @ youtube
- Tuva Farewell - Paul Pena (8:34)   @ youtube
- Genghis Blues Soundbites - Paul Pena (5:29)   @ Spotify
- Kaldak Hamar - Paul Pena (2:36)   @ youtube
- Eki A'ttar (Good Horses) - Paul Pena (3:25)   @ youtube




Six Degrees 1038


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Robert Ford & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1971 - 2000 [the later years].- Vancouver 2011, p. 477
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

thanks to Lex Jansen for additional info / scan

 

P A U L   P E N A, June 17, 1972 with the T-Bone Walker Band at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland; source: Back cover of Polydor PD 5521; photographer: Hartley Severns
Paul Pena with the T-Bone Walker Band at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland , June 17, 1972
source: Back cover of Polydor PD 5521; photographer: Hartley Severns

P A U L   P E N A, June 17, 1972 with the T-Bone Walker Band at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland; source: Jefferson 18 (1972); photographer: Hans Ekestang
Paul Pena with the T-Bone Walker Band at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland , June 17, 1972
source: Jefferson 18 (1972); photographer: Hans Ekestang

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