AMERICAN MUSIC
  various artists' early records

 

 

Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan

www.bassharp.com/tomball.htm

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11981Confusion

- Confusion
- Tater Pie
- Buck Dance
- Greyhound Blues
- My Blue Belle
- Five Long Years

- My Gal
- Wing And A Prayer
- Changed The Lock
- Dallas Rag / Harlem Rag
- Aouskirts Of Town
- Can't Remember
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Sonyatone ST-1006
21983Who Drank My Beer?

- Who Drank My Beer ?
- He's In The Jailhouse Now
- When The Judge Pounds The Gavel
- Jealous / Junkman Rag
- One Monkey Doesn't Stop The Show
- One Eyed Sam

- Television
- V-8 Ford
- Solid Gone
- Greensleeves
- Bail Out
- Fishin' Blues
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Kicking Mule KM 176

Kicking Mule discography

 

 
 

Rory Block

www.roryblock.com

Doug Henkle's extensive Rory Block discography

Allan Block discography

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11964Old Time Banjo Project

Allan Block, Bill Vanaver, Ralph Smith, Rory Block
- Old Molly Hare
John Cohen, Penny Cohen
- John Booker
Bill Vanaver
- Ramblin' Hobo

Bob Siggins, Allan Block
- Old Jimmy Sutton
Hank Schwartz
- Brighter Day
Peter Siegel
- Waterbound

Allan Block, Walter Gundy, Bill Vanaver, Eric Thompson
- Chicken Reel
John Cohen
- Pateroller Song
Hank Schwartz
- Johnson & Dixon
Winnie Winston
- Twinkle, Twickle, Little Star
Bob Siggins
- Skillet Good And Greasy
Winnie Winston, Walter Gundy, Eric Thompson
- Reuben's Train


Peter Siegel, Allan Block, Ralph Smith
Mississippi Sawyer
Winnie Winston
- Spanish Fandango
Peter Siegel, John Cohen
- Bill Mason

Bill Vanaver, Allan Block, Rory Block
- Colored Aristocracy
Peter Siegel
- Soldier's Joy
John Cohen, Penny Cohen
- John Johanna
Winnie Winston
- John Henry
Bob Siggins, Bill Vanaver
- Don't You Cry, Melinda
Hank Schwartz, John Cohen
- Banging Breakdown
Peter Siegel, John Cohen
I Don't Reckon That'll Happen Again
John Cohen
- Last Chance
Bill Vanaver, Ralph Smith
- Paddie On The Turnpike

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Elektra EKL-276 (mono)
= EKS-7276 (stereo)
21967How To Play Blues Guitar
by Stefan Grossman

- Old Country Rock # *
- Future Blues #
- Turn Your Money Green #
- God Moves On The Water *
- Monday Morning Blues *
- M & O Blues # *
- Whistling Blues *
- Candy Man # *

- Banty Rooster *
- Save Up Your Money *
- Canned Heat * #
- Vestapol *
- Brownsville Blues *
- Police Dog Blues *
- You Got The Pocketbook, I Got The Key *
- Mississippi Blues *

   *   Stefan Grossman guitar
   #   Rory Block guitar
* #   Stefan Grossman 1st guitar
        and Rory Block, 2nd guitar
# *   Rory Block 1st guitar
        and Stefan Grossman, 2nd guitar

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Elektra EKL-324
rec. 1966 by Peter K. Siegel
Rory Block as 'Sunshine Kate'

= Transatlantic XTRA 1113
(1971)

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= Sonet SNKF 150 (1978)
"Stefan Grossman featuring
Rory Block
"

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= Kicking Mule KM 109 (1979)
"Stefan Grossman and
Aurora Block
"

Stefan Grossman discography

31975Rory Block

- Lovin' Of Your Life
- Let Bygones Be Bygones
- What Do You Do With A Memory
- Spiritual

- I Love My Car
- Nimble Fingers
- A Million Broken Hearts
- Thank The Lord I'm Alive
- I Made It All By Myself
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RCA Victor 0733
41975Rory Block
What Do You Do With A Memory / Let Bygones Be Bygones
7 inch 45 rpm


RCA PB-10286

51976Rory Block
I'm In Love


- I'm In Love
- You Broke My Heart
- Lonesome Girl
- Strong And Lasting Kind
- You're Everything
- Lovin' Good Dream

- Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
- Canned Heat
- Why Should I Be So Lonely ?
- Powder Rag
- Mississippi Blues
- Three Is A Crowd
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Blue Goose 2022

Has been partially reissued
1989 by Munich Records
"The Early Tapes 1975 / 1976"
[MRMCD 1]

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Blue Goose discography

61977Rory Block
Intoxication, So Bitter Sweet


- Help Me Baby
- Intoxication
- Sellout
- I Got A Man
- Don't Walk Out

- You Can Lie With A Straight Face
- Feelings Cannot Lie
- Boredom Is Sadness
- Thank You Anyway
- Hard Workin' Woman
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Chrysalis 1157
71977Rory Block
Help Me Baby / Sellout
7 inch 45 rpm


Chrysalis CHS 2176
= Chrysalis K 9671

81977Woodstock Mountains - More Music Among Friends

- Bluegrass Boy
- My Love Is But A Lassie Yet

- Barbed Wire (Rory Block, voc)
- Killing the Blues
- Cold Front


- Mason Dixon's On The Line
- Long Journey (Rory Block, voc + g)
- Sleep With One Eye Open
- Sally Ann
- Amazing Grace


Rounder 3018

more info


Vivid Sound VSCD- (Jp)

more info

91978Pretty Lucky

- Pretty Boy Floyd
- Love Cast Your Shadow
- Je T'aime Beaucoup
- Georgia

- Gone Girl (Rory Block, voc)

- Ride, Ride, Ride
- Ocracoke Time
- Pretty Lucky
- Interest On The Loan
- Starry Eyed Songs


Rounder 3025

more info


Vivid Sound VSCD-098 (Jp)

more info

101978Rory Block
Feelings Cannot Lie / ???
7 inch 45 rpm


Chrysalis CHS 2216

111978Rory Block
You're the One


- You're The One
- Askin' For More
- Someone Like You
- I Can't Believe In You No More

- Please Put Out the Fire
- Love At First Sight
- If I Can't Have Good Love
- Movin' Up, Movin' Out
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Chrysalis 1233
121979Rory Block
You're The One 5:30 / You're The One 4:46
12'' 45 rpm

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Chrysalis CDS-2234
"Disco Mix"

131979Rory Block
You're The One / If I Can't Have Good Love
7 inch 45 rpm


Chrysalis CHS 2356

141981Rory Block
High Heeled Blues


- Walkin' Blues
- Travelin' Blues
- Got To Have You Be My Man
- Devil Got My Man
- Down In The Dumps
- The Water Is Wide

- Since You Been Gone
- Crossroad Blues
- Achin' Heart
- Hilarity Rag
- Kind Hearted Man
- Uncloudy Day

Rounder 3061

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= Rounder CD 3061 (1989)

151983Rory Block
Blue Horizon


- Love My Blues Away
- Elder Green Is Gone
- Just Like A Man
- Swing Low
- Ectasy
- Feel Just Like Goin' On

- Ain't No Way to Do
- Frankie And Albert
- No Place Like Home
- Catastrophe Rag
- Midnight Light
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Rounder 3073

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= Rounder CD 3073 (1989)

161983Rory Block
Rhinestones & Steel Strings


- Future Blues
- I Might Find A Way
- Vuelo Del Alma (For Edgar)
- Lovin' Fool
- Golden Vanity

- Dr. Make It Right
- No Way For Me To Get Along
- Back To The Woods
- God's Gift To Women
- Sit Down On The Banks
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Rounder 3085

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= Rounder CD 3085 (1990)

171986Rory Block
I've Got A Rock In My Sock


- Send The Man Back Home
- Moon's Goin' Down
- Gypsie Boy
- I've Got A Rock In My Sock

- Foreign Lander
- Goin' Back To The Country
- M & O Blues
- Lovin' Whiskey
- Highland Overture
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Rounder 3097

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= Rounder CD 3097 (1989)

181987Woodstock Mountains - Music from Mud Acres

- Mud Acres
- Pretty Boy Floyd
- Bluegrass Boy
- Old Time Music
- My Love Is But A Lassie Yet
- Darlin' Corey Is Gone

- Barbed Wire (Rory Block, voc)
- Killing The Blues
- Gone Girl (Rory Block, voc)
- Cold Front
- Mason Dixon's On The Line
- Carolina On My Mind
- The First Waltz
- Panhandle Rag

- Long Journey (Rory Block, voc + g)
- Ocracoke Time
- Sleep With One Eye Open
- Warm Rain
- Pretty Lucky
- Sally Ann
- Starry Eyed Songs
- Amazing Grace

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Rounder CD-11520

 

 

Guy Davis

www.guydavis.com

Guy Davis and Taj Mahal at the 1979 Great Hudson River Revival; click to enlarge !
Guy Davis & Taj Mahal
at the 1979 Great Hudson River Revival
(from Sing Out! Vol. 27 # 9 (1979), p. 13
photography: Charles Porter)
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11978Guy Davis: Dreams About Life

- Try To Catch The Colors (Mari's Song)
- First Day Of Spring
- Dreams About Life
- When I'm Gone

- Nappy Hair
- Never Fart In Front Of Company
- Message Of The River *
- Won't Be Long Now
- Friendly Feet

* + Pete Seeger, voc and Fred Hellerman, el b
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Folkways FTS 33580

 

 

Andy Fernbach

now has his own discography

 

 

Lightnin' Hopkins

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11959Lightnin' Hopkins

- Penitentiary Blues
- Bad Luck and Trouble
- Come Go Home with Me
- Trouble Stay `Way from My Door
- See That My Grave is Kept Clean

- Goin' Back to Florida
- Reminiscenses of Blind Lemon
- Fan It
- Tell Me, Baby
- She's Mine

rec. January 16, 1959 at 803 Hadley Street in Houston, Tx. by Samuel Barclay Charters (Ampex equipment, with Electrovoice 636 microphone); Sam 'Lightnin'' Hopkins, voc, g; prod. by Samuel B. Charters; cover artwork by Ronald Clyne; photography by Samuel B. Charters
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Folkways FS 3822 (US 1959)

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Folkways FS 31011 (US
1965) "Lightnin' Hopkins"
[electronic "stereo"]

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Verve Folkways VLP/SVLP
5003 (UK 1965) "The Roots
of Lightnin' Hopkins"

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Verve Folkways FV 9000
[on labels: FVS 9000]
(US 1972) "The Roots of
Lightnin' Hopkins"

("Stereophonic")

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XTRA 1127 (UK 1972)
"The Roots of Lightnin'
Hopkins"

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= Blue Angel BA-20008 (G)
"The Roots of Lightnin'
Hopkins"

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Smithsonian Folkways
SF 40019 (US 1990)
"Lightnin' Hopkins"

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Smithsonian Folkways
SFW 40019 (US 1990)
"Lightnin' Hopkins"

www.folkways.si.edu

 

 

Dave Kelly

Dave Kelly

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11968Blues Like Showers Of Rain

Dave Kelly
- A Few Short Lines
The Panama Limited Jug Band
- Going To Germany
Jo-Ann Kelly
- Nothin' In Ramblin'
Simon & Steve
- Dealing With The Devil
Mike Cooper
- Meeting House Rag
Ian Anderson (with "Putty" and Elliot Jackson)
- Friday Evening Blues
The Missouri Compromise
- Dark Road Blues

Simon & Steve
- Say No To The Devil
Mike Cooper
- Black Snake Moan
The Missouri Compromise
- If I Had Possession
Ian Anderson
- Rowdy Blues
Jo-Ann Kelly
- Black Mary

Dave Kelly
- Travelling Blues
The Panama Limited Jug Band
- Cocaine Habit

rec. March / April 1968 by Gef Lucena for Groundhog Productions

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Saydisk Matchbox SDM 142

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re-released 19?? on Village Thing
VT-SAM 16 and 1997 as
"Matchbox Days" on
Big Beat CDWIKD 168

21968Blues Like Showers Of Rain Vol. 2

Simon & Steve
- Stop Breaking Down
Frances McGillivray
- It Hurts Me Too

Little Brother Dave
- No Time To Lose
John James
- Maybelle Rag
Steve Rye
- Bread Of Heaven
Panama Limited Jug Band
- Whitewash Station

Frances McGillivray
- Rambling Man

Little Brother Dave
- Six Feet In The Ground
John James
- Slow Fast Drag Trot
Simon and Steve
- Corn Bread, Peas and Black Molasses

Little Brother Dave
- Blues Walking Like A Man
Panama Limited Jug Band
- Wildcat Squall

rec. March 1968 - April 1969 in London & Bristol; prod. by Bob Hall & Gef Lucena; compiled by Bob Hall & Ian Anderson

notes by Ian Anderson
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Saydisk Matchbox SDM 167
31969Dave Kelly
Keeps It In The Family


- When The Levee Breaks
- Finger Print Blues #
- Travellin' Blues part II
- Hard Times
- Hitch Hike Blues
- I've Got My Mojo Workin'

- Fixin' To Die
- Treat Me Right
- Where's My Good Man At #
- Fred's Worried Life Blues
- Double Time Night Time
- Money & Fame
- Lock Your Door

rec. 1969 at Radio Luxembourg Studios, London; Dave Kelly, voc, g; # Jo-Anne Kelly [sic], voc, g; Putty Ryga, voc, g; Keith Tillman, b; Bob Hall, p; prod. by Brian Sheperd

notes by Keith Tillman
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Mercury SMCL 20151
138 161 MCY (UK)
41971Dave Kelly

- Gotta Keep Running # []
- No Fun For Me #
- Fair Theme
- You Got It []
- Way I Feel Today
- The Fields Of Night #

- Poor Old Bill
- Hello LA - Bye Bye Birmingham
- Its You
- Green Winter []
- Brooklyn Bridge #
- Get Right Church #

rec. June 1970 - January 1971 at Philips and CTS Studios; Dave Kelly, voc, g; John Altman, fl; Bob Brunning, b: Clem Cattini, dr; Johnny Dean, perc; Herbie Flowers, b; [] Peter Gee [Peter Green], g; Barry Guard, dr; Bob Hall, p; Alan Hawkshaw, org; Randy Jones, dr; Jo Ann Kelly, voc; Alan Parker, g; Steve Rye, hca; Peter Snell, hca; Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn








Mercury 6310001 (UK)

= Vertigo 6360 044
(testpressing only)

51973John Dummer's Oobleedooblee Band:
Oobleedooblee Jubilee


- Passing Through []
- Hello L.A. Bye Bye Birmingham
- Oobleedooblee Jubilee []
- I've Been Scorned

- Lovin' Man
- The Monkey Speaks His Mind
- Fairy Tale
- Sometimes
- Too Much Monkey Business #

rec. at Dave Edmund's Rockfield Studios, Monmouth; Dave Kelly, voc, g; Adrian ''Putty'' Pietryga. g, electric p; Iain ''Thump'' Thomson, voc, b,John Dummer, dr, perc; Kingsley Ward, p, # voice [hysterical laughing]; [] Mike Evans vl; Jo-Ann Kelly & Roger Brown, backing voc; produced & engineered by Fritz Fryer for Boggle Productions, editing: Ralph Down

Last UK record released on a swirl Vertigo label

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Vertigo 6360083 [UK/D]

 

 

Keb' Mo'

www.kebmo.com

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11980Kevin Moore: Rainmaker

- I Intend To Love You
- Break Down The Walls
- Anybody Seen My Girl
- Speak Your Mind

- Rainmaker
- The Way You Hold Me
- Rainy Day People (Rainy Day Lady, Rainy Day
  Man)
- Holding On To You
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Chocolate City CCLP 2015

 

 

Odetta

Odetta at Concerted Efforts
Odetta at MC Records

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11954the tin angel presents Odetta & Larry

Fantasy EP-4017
- Car-Car Song #
- I'll Tickle Nancy *
- Old Cotton Fields At Home # *

- Rock Island Line # *
- John Henry #
- Old Blue *

Fantasy EP-4018
- Payday At Coal Creek *
- No More Cane On The Brazos #
- The Tailor Boy *

- Water Boy #
- 10,000 Years Ago (Tin Angel Brag) # *

Fantasy 3-15
- Car Car (Woody Guthrie) #
- I'll Tickle Nancy (Uncle Dave Macon) *
- Rock Island Line (Huddie Ledbetter) # *
- John Henry #
- Old Blue *
- Old Cotton Fields At Home (Huddie Ledbetter) # *

- Payday At Coal Creek (Pete Steele) *
- No More Cane Along The Brazos #
- The Tailor Boy *
- Water Boy #
- The Tin Angel Brag [I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago / The Biggest Thing]

Fantasy 8354 & 3252
- John Henry #
- Old Cotton Fields At Home # *
- The Frozen Logger #
- Run, Come See Jerusalem #
- Old Blue *
- Water Boy #
- Santy Ana # *

- I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago / The Biggest Thing [Just The Facts, Ma'am] # *
- The Car-Car Song #
- No More Cane On The Brazos #
- Pay Day At Coal Creek *
- I've Been 'Buked And I've Been Scorned #
- Rock Island Line # *

bonus tracks on OBC OBCCD-565-2
- Another Man Don' Gone #
- Children Go Where I Send Thee #
- I Know Where I'm Going #
- He's Got The Whole World In His Hands #
- Timber #
- Wade In The Water #

rec. 1953 & 1954 partially live at the Tin Angel Bar, San Francisco; # Odetta Felious, voc, g; * Larry Mohr, voc, bj; prod. by Peggy Tolk-Watkins; design/photography by Bob Willoughby; OBC remastering by Phil DeLancie

7 inch 45 rpm
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Fantasy EP-4017 (US 1954)
"the tin angel presents
odetta & larry Vol. 1"

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Fantasy EP-4018 (US 1954)
"the tin angel presents
odetta & larry Vol. 2"

10 inch 33 rpm
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Fantasy 3-15 (US 1954)
"the tin angel presents
Odetta and Larry"

12 inch 33 rpm
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Fantasy 8345 (1957)
"Odetta"

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Fantasy 3252 (US 1959)
(pressed on red wax)
"Odetta - The Tin Angel"

= Vogue / Vocalion LAE-541
(UK 1963)

= Fantasy 16004 (Arg)

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= America 30AM6066 (Fr)
"Folks Songs by the
Greatest, Odetta"

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= OBCCD-565-2

www.concordmusicgroup.com

 

 

Panama Limited Jug Band

#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11970Panama Limited Jug Band

- 38 Plug
- Going To Germany
- Canned Heat
- Viola Lee
- Cocaine Habit

- Wildcat Squall
- Don't You Ease Me In
- Rich Girl
- Sundown
- Railroad

Panama Limited Jug Band are Dennis Parker, Gary Compton, Liz Hanns, Ron Needs, Brian Strachan; prod. by Jonathan Peel; sleeve design & photographs by Hipgnosis

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EMI Harvest SKAO-387
(UK)
Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- http://www.twitteringmachines.com/2010/09/lightnin-hopkins/
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

thanks to John Ross for additional info

Stefan Wirz


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