J O H N N Y   S H I N E S; from back cover of Blue Horizon 7-63212; photographer: Mike Rowe
source: back cover of Blue Horizon 7-63212
photographer: Mike Rowe

Johnny
Shines

John Ned Shines
b. April 25, 1915 in Frayser (now a suburb
of Memphis), Tennessee
d. April 20, 1992 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

discography
J O H N N Y   S H I N E S   1978; source: http://www.thebluehighway.com/shines.jpg; photographer: Torsten Ståhlberg
Johnny Shines, 1978
source: http://www.thebluehighway.com/shines.jpg
photographer: Torsten Ståhlberg

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

Johnny Shines 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
   

- Tennessee Woman Blues (CCO 4496-1)
- Delta Pine Blues (CCO 4497-1)
- Ride, Ride Mama (CCO 4798-1)
- Evil Hearted Woman Blues (CCO 4799-1)

rec. February 24, 1946 in Chicago, IL; John Shines, voc, g; poss Big Bill Broonzy, g; dr
Columbia unissued

Testament LP 2207

Epic EG 37318/19

Document DOCD 5270

111/1950Shoe Shine Johnny

- Joliet Blues (U7279)
- So Glad I Found You (U7280) #

rec. October 23, 1950 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Little Walter, hca; Jimmy Rogers, g; # Ernest 'Big' Crawford, b

Chess 1443
[was cancelled]

Chess LP 411

Document DOCD 5270

21952JOHNNY SHINES

- Rambling (JB 48885) *
- Cool Driver (JB 48887) #

rec. April 28, 1952 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Moody Jones, b, # g; # dr



JOB 116


(=) JOB 116 (45 rpm repro!)

* Blues Classics BC-6

Westside CD WESM635

   

- Fish Tail (JB 48886)
- Ain't Doin' No Good (JB 48888) #

rec. April 28, 1952 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Moody Jones, b, # g; # dr
JOB unissued

Flyright FLY 563(1980)

31953JOHNNY SHINES

- Evening Sun (U 2337)
- Brutal Hearted Woman (U 2339)

rec. January 22, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Walter Horton, hca; Al Smith, b





JOB 1010

Muskadine 1 / M 100

Westside CD WESM635

   

- No Name Blues (U 2338)
- I'm Gonna Call The Angel (U 2340)

rec. January 22, 1953 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Walter Horton, hca; Al Smith, b
JOB unissued

Westside CD WESM635

3a1964A Bucket Of Blues
Collector's Schowcase - Vol. 6

John Lee Hooker
- 609 Boogie
- Road Trouble
T-Bone Walker & Marl Young's Orchestra
- Come Back To Me Baby
- I Can't Stand Being Away From You
- She's Gonna Rain [sic] Me
J.B. Lenore
- Mojo Boogie
- Slow Down Woman

J.B. Lenore
- I Want My Baby
- How Can I Leave

Sunnyland Slim
- When I Was Young *
- Bassology *
- Worried About My Baby *
- Livin' In The White House * #
- Please Don't * #

* unissued 1953 Chance recordings; Sunnyland Slim, voc (except #), p; J.T. Brown, ten; Johnny Shines, g, # voc; unknown, b; Alfred Wallace, dr

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Constellation SC-6

Classics CD 5171

3b1965Chicago
the post-war blues volume 1

Johnny Shines
- Brutal Hearted Woman
- Evening Sun
Willie Nix & His Combo
- Just Can't Stay
- All By Yourself
"Little" Willie Foster
- Falling Rain Blues
- Four Day Jump
J B. Hutto & His Hawks
- Pet Cream Man
- Lovin' You

Othum Brown
- Ora-Nelle Blues
Little Walter
- I Just Keep Loving Her
Johnny William(s)
- Worried Man Blues
Johnny Young
- Money Taking Woman
John Lee
- Knocking On Lula Mae's Door
- Rythm Rockin' Boogie [sic]
Junior Wells & His Eagle Rockers
- Hodo Man [sic]
- Junior's Wail
notes by Charles Radcliffe





post-war blues pwb 1

pwb discography

41965Blues Classics Volume 2

Bayless Rose
- Frisco Blues
Frank Stokes
- I Got Mine
Joe Williams
- I'm Getting Wild About Her
Bukka White
- Bukka's Jitterbug Swing
- Good Gin Blues
Frank Stokes
- How Long
Bobo Jenkins
- Democrat Blues
Blind Norris
- Sundown Blues

Scrapper Blackwell
- Rambling Blues
Pinetop Slim
- Applejack Boogie
Milton Sparks
- Erie Train Blues
Blind Boy Fuller
- Rag Mama Rag
Dan Pickett
- Baby, How Long
Frank Edwards
- Terraplane Blues
- We Got To Get Together

Johnny Shines
- Ramblin'



Blues Classics BC 6


Blues Classics discography

51966Chicago / The Blues / Today! Vol. 3

Johnny Young
- One More Time
- Kid Man Blues
- My Black Mare
- Stealin' Back
- I Got Mine In Time
- Tighten Up on It


Johnny Shines Blues Band
- Dynaflo Blues
- Black Spider Blues
- Layin' Down My Shoes And Clothes
- Rockin' My Boogie #
- Mr. Bo Weevil
- Hey, Hey

Johnny Shines Blues Band rec. December 1965 in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g with Walter Horton, hca; # Charlie Musselwhite, hca; Floyd Jones, b, Frank Kirkland, dr



Vanguard VRS 9218


= Fontana TFL 6070 (1966)

= Vanguard CD 79218
(1989)

3 CD set
notes by Ed Ward



(=) Vanguard 3VCD 172/74-2
(1999)

61966Johnny Shines: Masters Of Modern Blues Vol. 1

- Rollin' & Tumblin'
- Trouble Is All I See
- Mr. Tom Green's Farm
- My Black Mare
- What Kind Of Little Girl Are You?

- So Cold In Vietnam
- Sweet Home Chicago
- Walkin' Blues
- Black Panther
- Two Trains Runnin'

The Johnny Shines Band with Otis Spann, Big Walter Horton, Lee Jackson, Fred Below

notes by Pete Welding

Testament 2212

notes by Pete Welding

= Testament TCD-5002
(1994) "Masters Of
Modern Blues"

= P-Vine PCD-5565

Testament discography

71968Johnny Shines: Last Night's Dream

- Solid Gold
- From Dark 'Til Dawn
- I Will Be Kind To You
- Last Night's Dream
- Baby Don't You Think I Know

- Pipeline Blues
- I Don't Know
- Black Panther
- I Had A Good Home
- Mean Fisherman

rec. and engineered June 10, 1968 [Blue Horizon BM 4607 says 'May 1968] by Malcolm Chisholm at the Chess Records Ter-Mar Studios in Chicago, IL; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Big Walter Horton, hca; Otis Spann, p; Willie Dixon, p; Clifton James, dr; prod. by Mike Vernon
Blue Horizon 7-63212 front cover artwork by Terence Ibbott
Blue Horizon 7-63212 back cover photograph by Mike Rowe
notes (January 1969)
by Mike Rowe



Blue Horizon 7-63212 (UK)


= Blue Horizon BM 4607
"Blues Masters Vol. 7"


Sire/Warner Bros. CD
45285-2 (US 1993)


= Pure Pleasure Records
APPR 63212 (180 gram vinyl)

EPIC 88697192172 (2008)

81969Really Chicago Bluesyoutube playlist

LP 1:
Johnny Shines/Sunnyland Slim/Backwards Sam Firk
- Two Long Freight Trains   @ youtube
John Lee Granderson/Big Joe Williams/Firk
- Girl At The Bottom   @ youtube

Slim/Shines/Firk
- Rolling And Tumbling   @ youtube
Honeyboy Edwards/Firk
- Hot Springs Blues #   @ youtube
Williams/Granderson/Firk
- If You Can't Shimmy-She-Wobble   @ youtube

Shines/Slim/Firk/Williams
- As Long As The World Stands   @ youtube

Shines/Edwards/Walter Horton
- For The Love Of Mike [sic] (aka "Love Of Mine")   @ youtube
Honeyboy Edwards
- Jersey Bull Blues   @ youtube
Williams/Granderson/Firk
- You're An Old Lady   @ youtube

Shines/Slim/Firk/Williams
- Poor Man's Tonic   @ youtube
Horton/Edwards/Shines
- Way 'Cross Town   @ youtube
Williams/Shines/Slim
- Jook House Blues   @ youtube


LP 2:
Slim/Shines/Firk
- Cuttin' Out Blues   @ youtube
Honeyboy Edwards/Firk
- Howling Wind #   @ youtube

Shines/Slim/Williams/Firk
- Evening Sun   @ youtube
Granderson/Williams/Firk
- Going 'Round The World   @ youtube

Williams/Slim/Shines/Firk
- Mama Don't Allow Me   @ youtube

Slim/Shines/Firk
- She Got A Thing Going On   @ youtube
Granderson/Williams/Firk
- Stop Breaking Down   @ youtube
Honeyboy Edwards
- Sweet Home Chicago   @ youtube
Granderson/Williams/Firk
- Yellow Box Blues   @ youtube

Slim/Williams/Shines/Firk
- Bye Bye Baby   @ youtube

all tracks rec. September 1969 in Chicago, IL; prod. by Gene Rosenthal

 

David 'Honeyboy' Edwards discography

Backwards Sam Firk (Michael Stewart) discography

John Lee Granderson discography

Big Joe Williams discography

DLP
notes by G. L. Moore







Adelphi AD 1005




= Echo ECB 803 (1985)
"Blues Anthology Vol. 3"
"Real Chicago Blues"




= Echo ECB 804 (1985)
"Blues Anthology Vol. 4"
"More From Chicago"

# Genes GCD 9914

Adelphi discography

91969Chicago Blues All Stars: Loaded With The Blues

- German Babies
- Baby I Need Your Love
- 29 Ways
- Put It All In There
- She Got A Thing Goin' On
- Every Time I Get To Drink

- Fat Mama #
- Little Boy Blue
- See See Rider #
- I Love The World #
- Chicago Is Loaded With The Blues

rec. July 1, 1969 in Cologne, Germany; Johnny Shines, g, # voc; Sunnyland Slim, p; Walter Horton, hca; Willie Dixon, b; Clifton James, dr; prod. by Joachim E. Berendt
photo by Hans Harzheim


inner gatefold

notes by Joachim E. Berendt

= MPS 15 244 ST
(Germany 1969)
= MPS 15 003 (Fr)

notes by Joachim E. Berendt



MPS BASF 20707
(Germany 1972)

101969Johnny Shines with Big Walter Horton

- Hello Central
- You Don't Have To Go
- Sneakin' And Hidin'
- 'Til I Made My Tonsils Sore
- Fat Mama
- Worried Life Blues
- I Cry, I Cry
- If It Ain't Me
- I Want To Warn You, Baby
- G.B. Blues

rec. 1966 in Chicago and 1969 in Los Angeles; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Big Walter Horton, hca; Otis Spann, p; Lee Jackson, b; Fred Below, dr; Luther Allison, g; Prince Candy, b; Bill Brown, dr
notes by Pete Welding



Testament 2217


= Testament TCD-5015
(1994)

= P-Vine PCD-5586

Testament discography

10a1969The Story Of The Blues

Fra-Fra Tribesmen
- Yarum Praise Songs
Mississippi John Hurt
- Stack O' Lee Blues
Blind Willie McTell
- Travelin' Blues
Charley Patton
- Stone Pony Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Black Snake Moan
Leadbelly
- Pig Meat Papa
Texas Alexander
- Broken Yo-yo
Peg Leg Howell
- Broke And Hungry Blues
Barbecue Bob
- It Won't Be Long Now
Henry Williams
- Georgia Crawl
Mississippi Jook Band
- Dangerous Woman
Memphis Jug Band
- Gator Wobble
Bessie Smith
- In The House Blues
Lillian Glinn
- Shake It Down
Bertha 'Chippie' Hill
- Pratt City Blues
Butterbeans And Susie
- What It Takes To Bring You Back (Mama Keeps It All The Time)


Leroy Carr
- Midnight Hour Blues
Faber Smith
- East St Louis Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw
- Good Whiskey Blues
Casey Bill
- W.P.A. Blues
Bo Carter
- Sorry Feeling Blues
Robert Johnson
- Little Queen Of Spades
Bukka White
- Parchman Farm Blues
Memphis Minnie
- Me And My Chauffeur Blues

Blind Boy Fuller
- I Want Some Of Your Pie
Brownie McGhee
- Million Lonesome Woman
Joe Williams
- Wild Cow Moan
Big Bill Broonzy
- All By Myself
Joe Turner
- Roll 'Em Pete
Otis Spann
- Bloody Murder
Elmore James
- Sunnyland

Johnny Shines
- I Don't Know


compiled by Paul Oliver
DLP



CBS 22135
10b10/
1969
Koko Taylor

- Love You Like A Woman
- I Love A Lover Like You
- Don't Mess With The Messer
- I Don't Care Who You Know
- Wang Dang Doodle
- I'm A Little Mixed Up

- Nitty Gritty
- Fire
- Whatever I Am, You Made Me
- Twenty-Nine Ways
- Insane Asylum
- Yes, It's Good For You
- Love Sick Tears #
- He Always Knocks Me Out #

# CD 088112519-2 bonus tracks

collection of Checker material rec. between 1965 and 1969; Koko Taylor, voc; Walter Horton, hca; Buddy Guy and Johnny Shines or Matt Murphy, g; Sunnyland Slim or Lafayette Leake, p; Willie Dixon or Jack Myers, b; Clifton James, dr; prod. by Willie Dixon


Checker 1532


= Chess CH 9263 (1987)
= Chess GCH 8039 (It)


= MCA 31271 (1990)

= MCA CD 088112519-2 (2001)

111970Drop Down Mama

Johnny Shines
- So Glad I Found You (U 7280) #
Robert Nighthawk
- Sweet Black Angel
- Anna Lee
Big Boy Spires
- One Of These Days
David 'Honeyboy' Edwards
- Drop Down Mama
Floyd Jones
- Playhouse
Big Boy Spires
- Murmur Low

Floyd Jones
- You Can’t Live Long

Johnny Shines
- Joliet Blues (U 7279) #
Robert Nighthawk
- Jackson Gal Blues
- Return Mail Blues
Claude Smith
- Crying
- Sad Story
Floyd Jones
Dark Road


# rec. October 23, 1950 in Chicago; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Little Walter, hca; Jimmy Rogers, g; Big Crawford, b; Elga Edmonds, dr



Chess 411






= P-Vine PLP 807 (Jp)


= MCA Chess CHD-93002
(1990)

121970Victoria Spivey Presents The All Stars BLUES WORLD of Spivey Records in Stereo

Roosevelt Sykes
- Fat Daddy Jump
- Dresser Drawers
John Hammond
- I’m Leaving
Victoria Spivey
- Black Gal
Smokey Hogg
- Smokey’s West Texas
- Laura So Sweet

Smokey Hogg
- My Baby Left Me
Washboard Doc
- Doctor Of The Washboard
Smokey Hogg
- Bells Are Toning
Willie Dixon
- Down In The Bass-Ment
Sunnyland Slim
- Blues Drove Me Out Of My Mind
Marie Dixon
- Three O’Clock In The Morning

Johnny Shines
- Lonesome Bedroom Blues

rec. in Willie Dixon’s basement in May ’69
Roosevelt Sykes & His Koochie Koochie Men (Bill Dicey, John Hammond & Washboard Doc)
Smokey Hogg & His Washboard Trio (Hogg, Wasboard Doc & Benny Jefferson)

Willie Dixon Chicago Blues All Stars (Sunnyland Slim, Johnny Shines, Clifton James & Cryin’ Marie Dixon)

click to enlarge !
Spivey 1011

Spivey discography

12a1970Willie Dixon: I Am The Blues

- Back Door Man
- I Can't Quit You, Baby
- The Seventh Son
- Spoonful
- I Ain't Superstitious
- You Shook Me
- I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
- The Little Red Rooster
- The Same Thing

rec. 1969/1970 in Chicago, IL; Willie Dixon, voc, b; Johnny Shines, g; Mighty Joe Young, g; Walter "Shakey" Horton, hca; Sunnyland Slim, Lafayette Leake, p; Clifton James, dr


Columbia CS 9987

notes by Pete Welding
= (1993)
Roots N' Blues series

= Sony CD 53627 (1993)

131971Johnny Shines: Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop!
Live in Concert

- Sweet Home Chicago
- Delta Pines
- Kind Hearted Woman
- I Will Be Kind
- When Your Troubles Get Like Mine
- Milk Cow Blues
- Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop
- Saddle My Pony
- I Had A Good Home
- Terraplane Blues
- Mean Mistreater
- Going To The River
- Do Like The Lord Say Do

rec. 1971 in Boston


Black & Blue 33.582

notes by Peter Guralnick

= Rounder 2020 (1992)

(=) Bullseye Blues CD 9623

Rounder discography

141971Johnny Shines: Standing At The Crossroads

- Standing At The Crossroads
- Milk Cow's Troubles
- Death Hearse Blues
- Drunken Man's Prayer
- Hoo-Doo Snake Doctor Blues
- It's A Lowdown Dirty Shame

- How Long #
- Crying Black Angel #
- Down In Spirit #
- Your Troubles Can't Be Like Mine
- Kind-Hearted Woman
- Baby Sister Blues
- My Rat
- Don't Take A Country Woman
- Kind-Hearted Woman (alt.) #
- Death Hearse Blues (alt.) #

# CD bonus tracks:

rec. November 11 & 17, 1970 in Altadena, CA; Johnny Shines, voc, g

notes by Pete Welding



Testament 2221


= Testament TCD-5022
(1995)

Testament discography

151971On The Road Again
An Anthology Of Chicago Blues 1947-1954

lp 1 track sequence
Floyd Jones & His Trio
- On The Road Again
Baby Face Leroy Trio
- Red Headed Woman

Johnny Shines
- Brutal Hearted Woman (U 2339)
John Brim Trio
- Trouble In The Morning
J.B. & His Hawks
- Now She's Gone
Snooky And Moody
- Keep What You Got
Little Walter Trio
- Bad Acting Woman


Johnny Shines
- Evening Sun (U 2337)
Little Walter Trio
- Moonshine Blues
Delta Joe
- Roll, Tumble And Slip
J.B. & His Hawks
- Pet Cream Man
Othum Brown
- Ora Nelle Blues
John Brim Trio
- Humming Blues
Little Walter Trio
- I Just Keep Lovin' Her
J.B. & His Hawks
- Lovin' You

M 100 / XTRA 1133 track sequence
Floyd Jones & His Trio
- On The Road Again
Snooky And Moody
- Keep What You Got
Delta Joe
- Roll, Tumble And Slip
Little Walter Trio
- Bad Acting Woman
- I Just Keep Lovin' Her
- Moonshine Blues
Baby Face Leroy Trio
- Red Headed Woman
Othum Brown
- Ora Nelle Blues


Johnny Shines
- Evening Sun (U 2337)
- Brutal Hearted Woman (U 2339)
John Brim Trio
- Humming Blues
- Trouble In The Morning
J.B. & His Hawks
- Lovin' You
- Pet Cream Man
- Now She's Gone

disc to tape transfer: Pete Welding
original recordings provided by Frank Scott and Bruce Bromberg
liner notes by John Harmer & Frank Scott

Rick Griffin cover art
4 pages insert





Muskadine 1


= Muskadine M 100

Muskadine discography




= XTRA 1133 (1973)

XTRA discography

161971Nothing But The Blues
The record companion to Hanover Publications' book "Nothing But The Blues" compiled by the Editors of Blues Unlimited

J.B. Lenoir
- I Don't Care What Nobody Say
Juke Boy Bonner
- Runnin' Shoes
Doctor Ross
- Goin' Down Slow
Model 'T' Slim
- Woman's The Glory Of Man
Little Mack Simmons
- Come Back

Johnny Shines
- Pipeline Blues

Boozoo Chavis
- Forty One Days
Hop Wilson
- That Wouldn't Satisfy
Big Walter
- My Tears
Lonesome Sundown
- I Stood By
Arthur Gunter
- Don't Leave Me Now
Rockin' Sydney
- Keep On Pushin'


B. B. King
- Eysight To The Blind
Otis Rush
- All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
Buddy Guy
- Sit And Cry (The Blues)
John Brim
- Lifetime Baby
Elmore James
- Goin' For Good
Magic Sam
- All Night Long

Lightnin' Slim
- Greyhound Blues
Slim Harpo
- Loving You (The Way I Do)
Otis Spann
- Can't Do Me No Good
Sunnyland Slim
- Midnight Jump
Johnny Young
- Moaning And Groaning
George Smith
- Telephone Blues
2 LP set
notes by Mike Leadbitter







CBS 66278 (UK)
 1971The Velvet Vampire (soundtrack)

Johnny Shines
- Evil Hearted Woman
181972Johnny Shines: Sitting On Top Of The World

LP track sequence:
- Delta Pine
- Pony Blues
- Milk Cow Blues
- Dynaflow Blues
- Glad Rags
- Pet Rabbit

- Ramblin' Blues
- Tell Me Mama
- Bumble Bee Blues
- It Ain't Nobody's Fault But Mine
- Arguing And Boodling
- Sittin' On Top Of The World

CD track sequence:
- Sitting On Top Of The World
- Ramblin' Blues
- Tell Me Mama
- Bumble Bee Blues
- It Ain't Nobody's Fault But Mine
- Arguing And Boodling
- Delta Pine
- Pony Blues
- Milk Cow Blues
- Dynaflow Blues
- Glad Rags
- Pet Rabbit
- Little Wolf #
- Jim String #

# CD bonus tracks (from Biograph BLP 12048)
notes by Chris Lornell







Biograph BLP 12044


(=) Biograph CD 121 (1991)
"Traditional Delta Blues"

Biograph discography

191972The Great Blues Men

Homesick James
- Set A Date
John Lee Hooker
- Dusty Road
Sleepy John Estes
- Corinna #
Muddy Waters
- Nineteen Years Old
Jesse Fuller
- San Francisco Bay Blues
Mance Lipscomb
- Blues In G
Rev. Gary Davis
- If I Had My Way #

Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Key To The Highway
Otis Spann
- Burning Fire
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Cotton Field Blues
Big Bill Broonzy
- Louise, Louise Blues
Johnny Young
- Tighten Up On It
James Cotton
- Ain't Nobody's Business


Mississippi John Hurt
- Moanin' The Blues
Junior Wells
- Stormy Mnday Blues #

Johnny Shines
- Dynaflow Blues
Son House (+ Al Wilson)
- Empire State Blues #
Sonny Terry
- Mountain Blues
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
- It's All Right, Baby

Jimmy Rushing
- How Long, How Long Blues
Skip James
- Cypress Grove Blues
J. B. Hutto
- Please Help
Fred McDowell
- Fred's Ramblin' Blues
Ida Cox
- Four Day Creep #
Robert Pete Williams
- On My Way From Texas
Otis Rush
- I't's A Mean Old World

# not on CD


collage on front cover by Eric Von Schmidt
DLP
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Vanguard VSD 25/26

Vanguard / King GW-203/4
(Jp 1972)

(=) Vanguard CD 25/26 (1988)

201972Chicago Blues Anthology

Album 1
- Tough Times - John Brim
- Anna Lee - Robert Nighthawk

- So Glad I Found You - Johnny Shines
- Having Fun - Memphis Slim
- Goin' Away Baby - Jimmy Rogers
- I Don't Know - Willie Mabon

- Dark Road - Floyd Jones
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James
- Eisenhower Blues - J.B. Lenoir
- By Myself - Big Bill Broonzy & Washboard Sam
- Murmur Low - Big Boy Spires
- Rattlesnake - John Brim


Album 2
- I See My Baby - Elmore James
- Korea Blues - J.B. Lenoir
- You Can't Live Long - Floyd Jones
- I Can't Stop - Willie Dixon
- Third Degree - Eddie Boyd
- Ten Years Ago - Buddy Guy

- Be Careful - John Brim
- Jackson Town Gal - Robert Nighthawk
- The World's In A Tangle - Jimmy Rogers
- You Know My Live - Willie Dixon
- My Time After A While - Buddy Guy
- Chicago Bound - Jimmy Rogers
2 LP set
notes by Pete Welding





Chess 2CH 60012

= Chess CH 50 011 (Fr)

= Chess CXMD4053
(UK Chess Masters)


= Chess/MCA 2CH 92520
(1984)

211972Take A Little Walk With Me
The Blues in Chicago 1948-1957

J.B. Hutto
- Combination Boogie
Willie Nix
- All By Yourself
Floyd Jones
- Any Old Lonesome Day
Eddie Taylor
- Big Town Playboy
Little Willie Foster
- Little Girl
John Lee Henley
- Knockin' On Lula Mae's Door
Robert Nighthawk
- My Sweet Lovin' Woman
John Brim
- Gary Stomp

Lazy Bill Lucas
- She Got Me Walkin'
Willie Nix
- Nervous Wreck
Floyd Jones
- Skinny Woman
Grace Brim
- Going Down The Line
Johnny Young
- My Baby Walked Out
Little Walter
- Blue Baby
Jimmy Rogers
- Ludella No. 2
Baby Face Leroy
- Take A Little Walk With Me


Grace Brim
- Mean Man Blues
Robert Nighthawk
- Feel So Bad
Homesick James
- The Woman I Love
Lazy Bill Lucas
- I Had A Dream
Willie Nix
- No More Love
Floyd Jones
- Floyd's Blues
John Lee Henley
- Rhythm Rockin' Boogie
Memphis Minnie
- World Of Trouble

Johnny Young
- Let Me Ride Your Mule
Floyd Jones
- Big World
John Brim
- Drinking Woman
Memphis Minnie
- Kissing In The Dark
Willie Nix
- Just Can't Stay
Junior Wells
- Tomorrow Night
Little Willie Foster
- Crying The Blues

Johnny Shines
- Living In The White House

compiled, annotated and produced by Leroy Pierson

DLP
notes by Leroy J. Pierson









Boogie Disease BD 101/2
[Leroy Pierson's first (one
record) label, 500 copies only]
21a1972It's A Mean Old World

Anne Romaine
- Forsaken Lover
Alice Gerrard & Hazel Dickens
- Two Soldiers
- Two Dollar Bill
- Mannington Mine
Rev. Pearly Brown
- It's A Mean Old World
- You Got To Move
- Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
Brenda Jones
- Daniel
- Hell No


John Shines [sic (on front & back cover)]
- Steady Rollin' Man
- Southern Fool 1)   @ youtube
Jack Wright
- The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore
- Lucy Jane
Ora & Arlie Watson
- The Banks Of The Ohio
- Springtime Is Here
- Lost John


collection of songs by artists featured on the Southern Folk Festival and Old Time Mountain Music Tours between 1966-1972

1) with reference to Booker White's residence on Mosby Street in Memphis (actually White lived in Mosby Street, Baton Rouge, while Furry Lewis' home was in Mosby Street, Memphis, TN --- but who cares ;-)








Southern Folk Cultural
Revival Project Records
no #
221973Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 1972

Michael Turner
- Introduction
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers
- Kitchen Sink Boogie
Koko Taylor
- Wang Dang Doodle
Bobby Blue Bland
- Ain't That Loving You
Dr. John
- I Walk On Guilded Splinters
Junior Walker & the All Stars
- (I'm A) Roadrunner / These Things Will Keep Me Loving You

Bonnie Raitt
- Tribute to Fred McDowell
Howlin' Wolf
- Highway 49
Muddy Waters
- Honey Bee
CJQ
- Form Kinetic


John Sinclair, Muddy Waters, Lucille Spann
- Festival Dedication To Otis Spann
Lucille Spann with Mighty Joe Young
- Dedicated To Otis
Freddie King
- Goin' Down
Luther Allison
- Please Send Me Someone To Love
Boogie Brothers With Sister Sarah Brown
- My Last Meal


Johnny Shines
- Dust My Broom
Otis Rush
- Gambler's Blues
Sippie Wallace with Bonnie Raitt
- Women Be Wise
Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra
- Life Is Splendid


rec. September 10, 1972 live at the Otis Spann Memorial Field, Ann Arbor, MI; prod. by Gary Grimshaw and John Sinclair

The Boogie Brothers were Sister Sarah Brown, b; Johnny Nicholas, voc, g; Steve Nardella, hca


Atlantic SD2-502 inner gatefold

DLP



Atlantic SD2-502

8 LP box set
45 rpm 180 gram

Classics (2004)

2 CD set

= Woundedbird 2502 (2014)

231973Johnny Shines: Chicago Blues Festival 1972

- I Believe I Make A Change
- Nobody's Fault But Mine
- Back To The Steelmill
- The Devil's Daughter
- Abide My Wish

- Mean Black Gobbler #
- Lost Letter Blues
- Freight Train #
- My Best Friend
- The Blue Horizon #

CD bonus tracks:
- Blood Ran Like Wine
- Mean Black Gobbler #

rec. December 4 (Bordeaux, France) & November 14 (Gan, France), 1972; Johnny Shines, voc, g; # Luther Johnson, g

notes by
Jacques Morgantini



Black & Blue 33.502
("Blues Greatest Names")


= Movieplay 21693 (1973)
("House of the Blues Vol.
12")


= Black & Blue 33.541 (197?)
"Nobody's Fault But Mine"


= Black & Blue CD 437-2
(2002) "Taking The
Blues Back South"

241973Chicago Blues: The Beginning

Muddy Waters & Homer Harris
- Hard Day Blues

Johnny Shines
- Delta Pine Blues
James Clark with Homer Harris & Muddy Waters
- Come To Me Baby
Homer Harris & Muddy Waters
- Atomic Bomb Blues

Johnny Shines
- Ride, Ride, Mama
Muddy Waters & Homer Harris
- Jitterbug Blues

Homer Harris & Muddy Waters
- I'm Gonna Cut Your Head

Johnny Shines
- Evil Hearted Woman Blues
Muddy Waters & Homer Harris
- Burying Ground Blues
James Clark with Homer Harris & Muddy Waters
- You Can't Make The Grade

Johnny Shines
- Tennessee Woman Blues
Homer Harris & Muddy Waters
- Tomorrow Will Be Too Late
notes by Pete Welding



Testament T-2207 (US 1973)

Testament discography

251974Johnny Shines

- Give My Heart A Break
- Too Lazy
- Moaning And Groaning
- Just A Little Tenderness
- I Know The Winds Are Blowing
- Just Call Me

- My Love Can't Hide
- Skull And Crossbones Blues
- Vallie Lee
- Can't Get Along With You
- Have To Pay The Cost

CD bonus track:
- Ramblin'

rec. 1970 at Vault Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Philip Walker, g; David Li, bs; Nathaniel Dove, p; Charles Jones, b; Downy Murl, dr (Phillip Walker Band); prod. by Bruce Bromberg, John Harmer & Frank Scott

CD bonus track rec. June 1974 at radio station KPFK



Advent 2803 (US 1974)

Advent discography


= Trio PA-3040 (Jp 1975)






= P-Vine PCD 2103 (Jp 1989)

notes by Peter Guralnick

(=) Hightone HCD 8028
(US 1991)

261974Johnny Shines

- My Love Can't Hide
- Skull And Crossbones Blues

rec. December 1970 in Los Angeles, CA; Johnny Shines, voc, g; David Ii, b; Mat Dove, p; Philip Walker, g; Charles Jones, b; Murl Downey, dr

7 inch 45 rpm

Joliet 206
271974Johnny Shines: Country Blues 1974

- Slavery Time Breakdown
- This Morning
- Country Blues
- Deep Freeze
- Devil's Daughter
- You're The One I Love

- About My Wish
- Went To the River To Drown
- I Thought I Heard A Tone
- Down In Spirit
- Worried Blues Ain't Bad
- Stop Cryin'
- Goodbye

rec. Febr. 1974 at Damon Studios, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Stony Plain 1005 (US)


= XTRA 1142 (UK 1974)

XTRA discography


= Labor CD 7011 (1995)


= Blues Alliance CD (1996)
"Worried Blues Ain't Bad"

281974Johnny Shines and Company
accompanied by Dave Bromberg and his band

LP track sequence:
- Little Wolf #
- Mr. Cover Shaker
- Shotgun Whupin'
- Lost Love Letter Blues *
- Stand By Me

- Blood Ran Like Wine
- Chief Tuscaloosa *
- I'm Getting Old
- Mother's Place
- Jim String #

# reissued on Biograph CD 121
* not reissued on CD

CD track sequence:
- Devil's Daughter #
- Look Behind The Door #
- Two Steps To Hell #
- Face In The Courthouse #
- Blood Ran Like Wine #
- May I Apologize #
- Blood Ran Like Wine
- I'm Getting Old
- Mother's Place
- Mr. Cover Shaker
- Shotgun Whupin'
- Stand By Me

# on CD only (from Biograph BLP 12044)

rec. at the Shaggy Dog Studio; Johnny Shines, voc, g; David Bromberg acoustic, electric guitar, mandolin; prod by David Bromberg

notes by Barbara Caplin
click to blow up !

click to blow up !
Biograph BLP-12048


Blue Moon BMLP 1.065
(1988?)

notes by Brett J. Bonner

(=) Biograph CD 125 (1992)
"Mr. Cover Shaker"

Biograph discography

28a1974Johnny Shines Recorded Live 1974

- Won't You Tell Me Mama
- Goin' Down In The Bottom
- Bumble Bee Blues
- Workin' On The Station

- Moanin' The Blues
- Talking / Just A Little Tenderness
- Guitar Boogie

rec. April 5, 1974 at Webster College, St. Louis, MO; Johnny Shines, voc, g




Wolf 120.914

Wolf CD 120.914 (1994)

291975Johnny Shines: Too Wet To Plow
featuring Louisiana Red & Sugar Blue

- Too Wet To Plow
- Travelling Back Home
- Hot Tomale
- Moanin' The Blues
- Red Sun
- Winding Mind

- You Better Turn Around
- The Wind Is Blowin'
- Troubles All I See
- 30 Days In Jail
- Pay Day Woman
- Epilog

rec. September 18 & 19, 1975 at Century 11 Studios, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Louisiana Red, voc, g, hca; Sugar Blue, hca, Ron Rault, b; prod. by Kent Cooper & Heiner Stadler




Blue Labor BL 110


Tomato LP

notes by Robert Palmer

= Tomato/Rhino CD 2696362
(1989)


Blue Labor LAB 7003 (1994)


= Blues Alliance BZH 13001
(1996)


= Tomato CD 2065 (2005)

301975Johnny Shines
Live Recording at Yubin Chokin Hall on March 1975
Blues Festival # 2

- Steady Rollin' Man
- Dust My Broom
- Good Morning Blues
- Have To Pay The Cost
- Little Wolf

- Pony Blues
- Come On In My Kitchen
- Dynaflow Blues
- Mean Black Snake
- Nobody's Fault But Mine

rec. March 9-11, 1975 in Tokyo, Japan


Tokuma / Bourbon
BMC-2003 (Jp 1975)
30a1975You Got Magic
Fox Hollow Festival 10th Anniversary Album Volume 2

Biograph 12052 (first edition 1975)
Bodie Wagner
- The Other Side Of Freedom #
Sparky Rucker
- Here Rattler
Jean Ritchie
- Charlie's Neat & Charlie's Sweet
Sweet Potato Pie: Doug and Lana Allen
- My Old Lady

Johnny Shines & David Bromberg
- Worried Blues
Bob Coltman
- Rocky Island
Jim Ringer, Jay Unger, Lynn Unger
- Baby Rocked Her Dolly #
Bruce "Utah" Phillips
- Children's Liberation Song
John Herald, ALan Stowell, Jay Unger, Saul Brody
- Ruby

Jane Voss
- Standing Behind Some Man #
Bodie Wagner
- Magic Mojo #
Tony Barrand, John Roberts, Cliff Haslam
- Three Jolly Lads #
Kenny Hall & Sweets Mill String Band
- Coldrush
Frankie Armstrong & Friends
- Lord Bateman
Holly Tannen, Alistair Anderson
- Lord Edgecomb #
Calliope's Children Stell Band & The Invermark Pipers
- Scotland the Brave
Bruce "Utah" Phillips
- Touch Me #


Biograph 12052 (revised edition 1976)
Sparky Rucker
- Here Rattler (1974)
Jean Ritchie
- Charlie's Neat & Charlie's Sweet (1974)
Doug Johnson & Lana Pettey
- My Old Lady (1973)

Johnny Shines
- Worried Blues (1973)
Bob Coltman
- Rocky Island (1974)
Bruce Phillips
- Children's Liberation Song (1974)
John Herald & Jay Unger
- Ruby (1973)

Kenny Hall & Sweets Mill String Band
- Goldrush (1973)
Frankie Armstrong
- Lord Bateman (1974)
Calliope's Children Steel Band & The Invermark Pipers
- Scotland The Brave (1974)
Ebenezer
- Sandy River Belle (1975) #
Gordon Bok
- Mister I Don't Mind (1975) #
Lorre Wyatt & John Guth
- A Toast To The Times (1975) #
Bill Stanies
- Happy Yodel (1975) #
Margaret Christl & Ian Robb
- Mingelay Boat Song (1975) #

# on first resp. revised edition only




Biograph BLP-12052
(revised edition)

Biograph discography

311976Windy City Blues
The Transition: 1935 to 1953

Pinetop [Aaron 'Pinetop' Sparks]
- Every Day I Have The Blues
State Street Boys
- Sweet To Mama
Washboard Sam
- Easy Ridin' Mama
Robert Lee McCoy
- Prowlin' Nighthawk
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Sunnyland
- My Little Cornelius
Robert Lockwood
- Black Spider Blues
- I'm Gonna Train My Baby

Guitar Pete Franklin
- Down Behind The Rise
- Casey Brown Blues
Tampa Red
- Green And Lucky Blues
Robert Lockwood
- Gonna Dig Myself A Hole
- Dust My Broom
Tony Hollins
- Fishin' Blues
- Wino Woman

Johnny Shines
- Please Don't
notes by Leroy Pierson


click to read liner notes !
Nighthawk 101

Nighthawk discography

321976Chicago Slickers 1948-1953

Little Walter
- I Want My Baby
Floyd Jones
- School Days
- Hard Time
Forest City Joe
- A Woman On Every Street
Little Walter
- Just Keep Lovin' Her
John Brim
- Dark Clouds
- Lonesome Man Blues
Earl Hooker
- Sweet Angel


Johnny Shines
- Ramblin'
- Cool Driver
Homesick James
- Lonesome Ole Train
- Farmer's Blues
Delta Joe
- Train Time
Big Boy Spires
- About To Lose My Mind
Floyd Jones
- Early Morning
notes by Leroy Pierson



Nighthawk 102

Nighthawk discography

32a1977Joe Willie Wilkins
& His King Biscuit Boys


- Mr. Downchild
- Sad Letter
- Hucklefinger
- Me & The Devil Blues
- Everyday I Have The Blues


- Tribute to Joe Willie Wilkins - Johnny Shines
- Little Care Blues
- It's Sad To Be Alone
- Na's Blues
- Walkin' Blues
- Feel Like Goin' Home
- It's Too Bad

rec. mostly live at the Memphis Blues Caravan in the early 1970's; plus studio tracks from 1976






Adamo ADS 9507
331977Chicago Blues At Home

Louis Myers
- Going Back To The Ghetto
John Littlejohn
- Mean Old World
Eddie Taylor
- Greyhound Bus
Louis Myers
- Stop Breaking Down
Bob Myers
- Train Fare Home
#
Jimmy Rogers
- Ludella

Johnny Shines
- Ramblin'

John Littlejohn
- The Moon Is Rising
#
Homesick James Williamson
- Tell Me Who
Louis Myers
- Short Haired Woman
#
Jimmy Rogers
- Back Door Friend
#
Bob Myers
- Right Kind Of Life
John Littlejohn
- Slidin'
Louis Myers
- Mean Red Spider
- Just a Snap Boogie
#
Jimmy Rogers
- What Have I Done
#
Eddie Taylor
- Jackson Town
- Tell Me Baby
#

# on CD only, previously unissued

notes by Frank Scott



Advent 2806


= Testament TCD 5028
(1995)

Advent discography

341977Johnny Shines & Big Boy Spires with Johnny Williams
Chance Vintage Blues R&B Crops Vol. 1

Johnny Shines
- Evening Shuffle (take 2)
- No Name Blues
- Brutal Hearted Woman
- Gonna Call The Angel (rehearsal and take 3)
- Evening Shuffle (take 3, issued as "Which One Do I Love")
Big Boy Spires
- Pine Gasoline (issued as "About To Lose My Mind")

Big Boy Spires
- Sometimes I Wonder (issued as "Which One Do I Love")
- Someday Little Darling
- My Baby Left Me
- Rhythm Rock Boogie
- Tired Of Being Mistreated
Johnny Williams
- Silver Haired Woman
- Fat Mouth

P-Vine PLP 705
351977Johnny Nicholas & Friends:
Too Many Bad Habits


- Mandolin Boogie
- Looks Can Be Deceivin'

- Too Many Bad Habits #
- Sittin' On Top Of The World
- Got The Train?
- Rock My Blues Away

- Blues Walk #
- Don't You Mind People Grinnin' In Your Face

- The New Canned Heat
- West Wind

- Blues Came Fallin' Down ##
- Careless Love
- Gettin' Outta Town
- Hellhound On My Trail

rec. 1974; 'friends' are Big Walter Horton; Johnny Shines, # g, ## voc; members of Asleep At The Wheel




Blind Pig BP 004
361979Piano Red (Doctor Feelgood) / Johnny "Guitar" Shines: Blues Live

Piano Red
- Let's Get It On

Johnny "Guitar" Shines
- Shake Rattel And Roll [sic]
Piano Red
- The Right Swing Baby, But The Wrong Yoyo [sic]
- It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
- I Ain't Gonna Be Your Lowdown Dog No More
- She's My Baby
- Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone


Johnny "Guitar" Shines
- It's Easy When You Know How
- Kindhearted Woman Blues
- Little Wolf
- I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
- You Better Turn Around
- Crossroad Blues

rec. April 28, 1978 live at the International Jazz Festival Bern, Switzerland; Johnny Shines, voc, g; Piano Red, voc, p; prod. by Willy Leiser & Hans Zurbrügg
photograph by George Tanner
notes (in German)
by Norbert Hess



Zytglogge ZYT 220
(Switzerland)


BU 139/50

371980Chicago Slickers Vol. 2 1948-55

Little Walter
- Blue Baby
Man Young
- Let Me Ride Your Mule
- My Baby Walked Out
Robert Nighthawk
- My Sweet Lovin' Woman
Grace Brim
- Goin Down The Line

Johnny Shines
- Living In The White House
Willie Nix
- No More Love
- Nervous Wreck

Willie Nix
- Just Can't Stay
- All By Yourself
Floyd Jones
- Skinny Woman
John Brim
- Drinking Woman
Lazy Bill
- I Had A Dream
J. B. Hutto
- Combination Boogie
Floyd Jones
- Any Old Lonesome Day
- Floyd's Blue
notes by Leroy Pierson



Nighthawk 107

Nighthawk discography

381980Johnny Shines & Robert Lockwood: Dust My Broom
The Job series Vol. 1

Johnny Shines
- Ramblin' [J.O.B. 116]
- Fish Tail [J.O.B. unissued]
- Cool Driver [J.O.B. 116]
- Ain't Doin' No Good [J.O.B. unissued]
Robert Lockwood
- Dust My Broom
- Pearly B
- Aw Aw Baby
- Sweet Woman From Maine


Johnny Shines
- Evening Sun
- No Name Blues
- Brutal Hearted Woman
- Gonna Call The Angel (rehearsal)
- Gonn Call The Angel (tk. 3)
- Evening Shuffle
Robert Lockwood
- Dust My Broom (alt)
notes by Mike Rowe



Flyright FLY 563

(=) Flyright FLYCD 10
(UK 1989)

Flyright discography

391980Robert Jr. Lockwood & Johnny Shines: Hangin' On

- Big John \\ *
- Hangin' On // #
- Full Grown Woman // *
- Razzmadazz (instr) \\ #
- We're Gonna Ball Tonight \\ *
- Early In The Morning // *

- Here It is Brother // #
- Mean Mistreater \\ #
- Goin' To England // *
- I Gotta Find My Baby \\ #
- Just The Blues // #
- Lonesome Whistle \\ *

// rec. January 16/17, 1980 in Cleveland, OH; Robert Jr. Lockwood, electric & acoustic 12-string g, # voc; Johnny Shines, electric & acoustic g, * voc; Peter Haskin, as; Harold D. Arnold, Sr., ts; Harold D. Arnold, Jr., electric p; James C. Garrett, b; Wilford Core, dr

\\ rec. January 18, 1980 in Newton, MA; Robert Jr. Lockwood, electric & acoustic 12-string g, # voc; Johnny Shines, electric & acoustic g, * voc

Rounder 2023 photographs by John Earl, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
notes by Peter Guralnick



Rounder 2023

Rounder discography


= Paris Album PLB 2-28516 (Fr)

= Bluesmen BS-32221

notes by Frank-John Hadley

(=) Bullseye Blues CD 9623
"Robert Jr. Lockwood:
Just The Blues"
(only tracks
featuring Lockwood on lead voc)

39a1980Delta 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)

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




... in April 1980 Johnny Shines suffered a stroke, which robbed him of some of his dexterity on guitar ...

 

401981Robert Jr. Lockwood & Johnny Shines:
Mister Blues Is Back To Stay


- For You My Love #
- My Bad Luck Soul *
- Party Time #
- I Want You To Know (instr)
- Rockin' Free #

- Mister Blues []
- Soul Power *
- Blues On The Hour (instr)
- Inflation Blues *
- Stake A Claim # []
- Hey Hey #

rec. April 3 & 6, 1981 in Jamaica Plain & Newton, MA; Robert Jr. Lockwood, electric & acoustic 12-string g, # voc; * Johnny Shines, voc; Paul Combs, as, ss; Bobby Marcus, as, ts; Maurice Reedus, ts; [] Scott Billington, chromatic hca; Carl "Ace" Carter, p; James C. Garrett, b; Wilford Core, Jimmy Hoare, dr; J.K. Terrell, congas, percussion

photographs by John Earl, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (front cover photo hand tinted by Susan March [?]) except group photo by ??? Train [?]

Johnny Shines' first post-stroke record



Rounder 2026

Rounder discography


= Atlas LA25-5002 (Jp 1983)

notes by Frank-John Hadley

(=) Bullseye Blues CD 9623
"Robert Jr. Lockwood:
Just The Blues"
(only tracks
featuring Lockwood on lead voc)

40a1981Chicago Blues - A Quarter Century

LP 1
Big Road To Chicago
Johnny Shines
- Ramblin' [J.O.B. 116]
- Fish Tail [J.O.B. unissued]
- Cool Driver [J.O.B. 116]
- Ain't Doin' No Good [J.O.B. unissued]
Floyd Jones
- Dark Road
Moody Jones
- Rough Treatment
- Why Should I Worry
- Please Somebody


5 Long Years At Steel Mill
Eddie Boyd
- Five Long Years
- Hard Head Woman
J.T. Brown
- My Gal Went Away
- Soup Line
Memphis Minnie
- Kissing In The Dark
Son Joe
- I'd Write A Letter
Little Brother Montgomery
- Keep On Drinkin'
Memphis Slim
- Black Cat Crossed My Trail



LP 2
Chicago Blues Is Killing Me
Baby Face Leroy
- Blues Is Killing Me
- Late Hours At Midnight
- Pet Rabbit
John Lee Henley
- Knockin' On Lula Mae's Door
- Rhythm Rockin' Boogie
J.B. Lenoir
- Let It Roll
John Brim
- Hard Pill To Swallow


Just Blowing
Louis Meyers
- Just Wailing
- Bluesy
Big Walter Horton
- Have A Good Time
- Need My Baby
Little Willie Foster
- Crying The Blues
- Little Girl
Junior Wells with Earl Hooker
- Calling All Blues



LP 3
Down Home Child Grown Up
Sunnyland Slim
- Down Home Child
- Over Night
- Highway 61
Lee Jackson
- Fishin' In My Pond
- I'll Just Keep Walking
Arbee Stidham
- When I Find My Baby
Homesick James
- Crossroads


Rather Fight Than Switch
Buddy Guy
- Sit And Cry
- Try To Quit You Baby
Shakey Jake with Magic Sam
- Call Me If You Need Me
Jesse Fortune
- Too Many Cooks
- Heavy Heart Beat
A.C. Reed
- I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
Ricky Allen
- Ouch!



LP 4
Hard Times Follow Me
Fenton Robinson
- From My Heart
- Say You're Leavin'
Mighty Joe Young
- Hard Times
Earl Hooker
- Blues In D Natural
Lonnie Brooks
- Figure Head
Reggie Boyd
- Nothing But Poison
Andrew Brown
- You Better Stop


Sing The Way I Feel
Koko Taylor
- Honky Tonky
Big Moose
- Rambling Woman
- Foot Race
Big Mac
- Rough Dried Woman
Detroit Jr.
- The Way I Feel
- Call My Job
Bobby Rush
- I Don't Know
Buster Benton
- Money Is The Name Of The Game
4 LP set
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P-Vine PLP-9022-9025 (Jp)
411982Okeh Chicago Blues

- Good Doing Daddy - Big Boy Edwards (unissued Master)
- Hollywood Stomp - Victoria Spivey & Her Chicago Four
- Blues And Trouble - Curtis Jones (unissued Performance)
- Brownskin Woman Swing - Roosevelt Scott
- Miss Ora Lee Blues - Peter Chatman & His Washboard Band
- Born For Bad Luck - Brownie McGhee
- Weed Head Woman - Champion Jack Dupree

- 15 Cents A Day - Roosevelt Sykes (The Honey Dripper)
- Crawlin' King Snake - Tony Hollins
- Confessin' The Blues - Peter Cleighton
- I Am Sailin' - Memphis Minnie
- Just Had To Holler - Little Son Joe
- I Can't Write - Big Bill & His Rhythm Band
- Bad Whiskey Blues - The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson)



- Tennessee Woman Blues - Johnny Shines (unissued)
- Delta Pine Blues - Johnny Shines (unissued)
- Ride, Ride Mama - Johnny Shines (unissued)
- Evil-Hearted Woman Blues - Johnny Shines (unissued)
rec. Chicago, Feb 24, 1946; Johnny Shines, voc, g; prob. Big Bill Broonzy, g;
- Jitterbug Blues - Muddy Waters (Unissued)
- Hard Day Blues - Muddy Waters (Unissued)
- Burying Ground Blues - Muddy Waters (unissued)
Muddy Waters (Vocal, Guitar), James Clarke (Piano), Probably Baby-Face Leroy Foster (Guitar), Chicago, September 27, 1946)

Big Joe Williams
- P Vine Blues
- Bad And Weak Hearted Blues
- King Biscuit Stomp
- I'm A Highway Man
- Banta Rooster Blues (unissued)
- Mean Step Father Blues (unissued)
- House Lady Blues
- Don't You Leave Me Here (Big Joe Williams (Vcl, Guitar), Sonny Boy Williamson (Harmonica), Ransom Knowling (Bass), Judge Lawrence Riley (Drums), Chicago, December 18, 1947)
DLP
click to enlarge !

click to enlarge !
Epic EG 37318/37319

= Epic EPC 22123 (UK)

421984Johnny Shines / Blind Will Dukes: Country Blues

Johnny Shines
- Rambling Blues
- Maggie Lee Blues
- You're The One That I Love
- Sweet Home Chicago
- Shake 'em On Down
- Moanin' & Groanin' The Blues

Blind Will Dukes
- Terraplane Blues
- Dead Shrimp Blues
- Steady Rollin' Man
- Me & The Devil
- Mean Hearted Woman
- Ramblin' Blues
- Hobo Blues
- Milk Cow Blues
- Mistreated So Long
- Sail On Little Woman
- Hoodoo Man


Johnny Shines tracks rec. c. October 25, 1978 live in Breda, The Netherlands; Johnny Shines, voc, g

Blind Will Dukes tracks rec. February 1975 in Detroit, MI by George Paulus; Blind Will Dukes, voc, g
notes by John Stedman



JSP 1079 (UK)

(=) JSP JSPCD 7795 (2007)

JSP discography

431988Johnny Shines & Friends



Johnny Shines, voc; Bart Pate, g

Alley Way 001
(cassette only)
441989Johnny Shines / Robert Jr. Lockwood

Johnny Shines
- Ramblin'
- Fish Tail
- Cool Driver
- Ain't Doin' No Good
- Evening Sun
- No Name Blues
- Brutal Hearted Woman
- Gonna Call The Angel
- Gonna Call The Angel
- Evening Shuffle
Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Dust My Broom
- Pearly B
- Aw Aw Baby
- Sweet Woman From Maine
- You've Got To Stop This Mess
- Glad I Don't Worry No More
- Down Home Child
- Sunny Land Special
- Leaving Your Town
- Dust My Broom (alternate)
Flyright FLY 563 plus
five (Robert Lockwood)
bonus tracks

notes by Mike Rowe

Flyright FLYCD 10 (UK)




= Paula PCD-14 (1990 US)

P-Vine PCD 24051 (2003)

451991Johnny Shines and Snooky Pryor:
Back To The Country


1991 CD track sequence:
- Trouble In Mind (Jones)
- Corrine Corrina (Chatman/Parish/Williams)
- Cool Driver (Shines)
- They're Red Hot (Johnson)
- Crossroads (Johnson)
- Lost A Good Woman (Pryor) #
- Evening Sun (Shines)
- Peace In Hell (Nicholas)
- Send Your Man To War (Pryor)
- Come On In My Kitchen (Johnson)
- Blues Come To Texas (Shines)
- Moon Is Rising (Shines)
- Hey Bobba Re Bop (Hamner)
- Terraplane (Johnson)
- I Make You Happy (Pryor)

# not included on LP release !!!

2008 LP track sequence:
- Trouble In Mind (Jones)
- Corrine Corrina (Chatman/Parish/Williams)
- Cool Driver (Shines)
- They're Red Hot (Johnson)
- Crossroads (Johnson)
- Evening Sun (Shines)
- I Make You Happy (Pryor)

- Come On In My Kitchen (Johnson)
- Hey Bobba Re Bop (Hamner)
- Blues Come To Texas (Shines)
- Moon Is Rising (Shines)
- Send Your Man To War (Pryor)
- Terraplane (Johnson)
- Peace In Hell (Nicholas)

Johnny Nicholas acoustic g, p, steel g, prod


Blind Pig BP-4391


= Blind Pig BPLP 4391 (2008)
remastered, limited edition,
HQ-180 gram LP

461992Johnny Shines: Mr. Cover Shaker

- Devil's Daughter #
- Look Behind The Door #
- Two Steps To Hell #
- Face In The Courthouse #
- Blood Ran Like Wine #
- May I Apologize #
- Blood Ran Like Wine
- I'm Getting Old
- Mother's Place
- Mr. Cover Shaker
- Shotgun Whupin'
- Stand By Me

rec. 1974

notes by Brett J. Bonner

Biograph CD 125

Biograph discography

471992Roots of Rhythm & Blues
A Tribute to the Robert Johnson Era


Johnny 'Ned' Shines & Kent DuChaine & ensemble
- Sweet Home Chicago
Lonnie Pitchford
- Come On In My Kitchen
Moving Star Hall Singers
- You've Got To Move
Henry Townsend
- All My Money's Gone
Robert Jr. Lockwood & Gene Schwartz, b
- How Long, How Long Blues
David 'Honeyboy' Edwards
- That's Alright
Jesse Mae Hemphill
- Train, Train
Elder Roma Wilson
- This Train
Phil Wiggins
- Silver Comet Train
Railroad Maintenance Crew
- Captain Can't Read

Johnny 'Ned' Shines
- Satisfied
- Watermelons
David Savage
- I'm Going Home
John Cephas & Phil Wiggins
- Brownsville Blues

Johnny 'Ned' Shines & ensemble
- Loved And Lost
Lonnie Pitchford
- Walking Blues

Johnny 'Ned' Shines
- Tell Me Daddy, How You Want Your Rolling Done
David Savage
- Bertha
Moving Star Hall Singers
- If You Miss Me

Johnny 'Ned' Shines & ensemble
- Moon Is Rising
Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Kindhearted Woman Blues
Toshi Reagon
- I Hate To See The Sun Go Down
Lonnie Pitchford
- Terraplane Blues

Johnny 'Ned' Shines & ensemble
- Milk Cow Blues
- Fat Mama
notes by
Barry Lee Pearson
with introduction by
Bernice Johnson Reagon
click to enlarge !

click to read liner notes !
CBS 48584
481992Johnny Shines: The Blues Collection Vol. 87

- Ramblin' Blues
- Delta Pine
- Dynaflow Blues
- Milk Cow Blues
- Look Behind The Door
- Little Wolf
- Arguing And Boodling
- Lost Love Letter Blues
- I'm Getting Old
- Blood Ran Like Wine
- Mr. Cover Shaker
- Glad Rags
- Shotgun Whupin'
- Two Steps To Hell
notes by Tony Russell

491994Johnny Shines: 1915-1992

- Won't You Tell Me Mama #
- Goin' Down In The Bottom #
- Bumble Bee Blues #
- Workin' On The Station #
- Moanin' The Blues #
- Talkin' #
- Just A Little Tenderness #
- Guitar Boogie #
- Worried Life Blues *
- Fat Mama *
- High Road Blues *
- Hello Central *

# rec. 1974 at Webster College; Johnny Shines, voc, g
* Johnny Shines, voc, g; Sunnyland Slim, p; Big Walter Horton, hca; Willie Dixon, b; Clifton James, dr

Wolf 120.914 (1974)


Wolf CD 120.914

BR40

501994Chicago Blues Vol. 1 1939 - 1951

Alfred Fields (1939)
- Money Green
- Mighty Blue
- '29 Blues
- I`ve Retired
- In My Prime
- Quit Your Jivin'
- Spongy Baby
- Step Pepper Stepper
Tony Hollins (1941-1951)
- Crawlin' King Snake
- Married Woman Blues
- Big Time Woman
- Stamp Blues
- Tease Me Over Blues
- Cross Cut Saw Blues
- Traveling Man Blues
- Fishin' Blues
- I`ll Get A Break
- Wine-o-woman
- Crawlin' King Snake

Johnny Shines (1946-1950)
- Tennessee Woman Blues
- Delta Pine Blues
- Ride, Ride Mama
- Evil Hearted Woman Blues
- Joliet Blues
- So Glad I Found You
notes by Chris Smith

Document DOCD 5270
50a1994Memphis Blues Caravan, Vol. 2

Memphis Piano Red
- Blues Like Showers Of Rain
Skip James
- Crow Jane
Little Red Holmes
- Peach Tree Blues
Joe Dobbins
- Satchel Blues
Bukka White
- Uncle Sam Blues
Furry Lewis
- Furry Lewis' Blues

Johnny Shines
- Mr. Tom Green's Farm
Joe Willie Wilkins
- Hard Headed Woman
Roland Boy Blue Hayes
- Cold Chills
Charlie Booker with Joe Willie Wilkins & His King Biscuit Boys
- New Moonrise Blues
Big Daddy Rucker with T-Bone Terrell & His Band
- Sweet Little Angel

prod. by Steve LaVere

notes by Steve LaVere
click to enlarge !
Memphis Archives CD 7009
511995Johnny Shines: Worried Blues Ain't Bad

- Slavery Time Breakdown
- This Morning
- Country Blues
- Deep Freeze
- Devil's Daughter
- You're The One I Love
- About My Wish
- Went To The River To Drown
- I Thought I Heard A Tone
- Down In Spirit
- Worried Blues Ain't Bad
- Stop Cryin'
- Goodbye

rec. Febr. 1974 at Damon Studios, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Stony Plain 1005
(US 1974))
= XTRA 1142 (UK 1974)


Labor CD 7011


= Blues Alliance CD (1996)

51a1995Ain'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)
521996Uncle Sam Blues

- Army Blues - Bukka White
- G.I. Blues - Lightnin' Slim
- Red's Dream - Louisiana Red
- Vietnam Blues - J.B. Lenoir
- Stormy Desert - Cooper Terry
- Overseas Blues - Memphis Willie Borum
- Uncle Sam Don't Take My Man - Snooky Pryor
- Back To Korea Blues - Sunnyland Slim
- Vietcong Blues - Junior Wells
- Million Lonesome Women - Brownie McGhee
- '41 Blues - Dr. Clayton
- Pearl Harbour Blues - Dr. Clayton
- Give Me A 32-30 - Arthur Big Boy Crudup
- Win The War Blues - Sonny Boy Williamson
- The Army Blues - David Edwards
- Atomic Bomb Blues - Homer Harris

- So Cold In Vietnam - Johnny Shines
- Sad News From Korea - Lightnin' Hopkins



Blues Encore CD 52043
52a1998Chigago All Stars
featuring Willie Dixon, Walter Horton, Sunnyland Slim, Clifton James, Johnny Shines

- 29 Ways
- I Just Want To Make Love To You
- Crazy For My Baby
- My Babe
- Every Time I Get To Drinkin
- Rock This House
- Sunnyland Boogie
- Won't Do That No More
- It's You Baby
- She's Got a Thing Going On
- Worried Life Blues #
- Fat Mama #
- High Road Blues #
- Hello Central #
- Hard Hearted Woman
- Everybody's Fishin'
- Baby I Need Your Love

rec. 1970 in Boston, MA; Johnny Shines, g, # voc; Sunnyland Slim, p; Walter Horton, hca; Willie Dixon, b; Clifton James, dr

Wolf CD 120.291
531999Robert Jr. Lockwood: Just The Blues

- Hangin' On
- Stake A Claim
- Razzmadazz
- Here It Is, Brother
- For You My Love
- Mean Mistreater
- Rockin' Free
- We're Gonna Ball Tonight
- Blues On The Hour
- I Gotta Find My Baby
- Just The Blues

Robert Jr. Lockwood, voc, electric & acoustic 12-string g; Johnny Shines, electric & acoustic g; Carl "Ace" Carter, p; Peter Haskin, Bobby Marcus, alto sax; Harold D. Arnold, Sr., Paul Combs, Maurice Reedus. El., Sr., ten sax; Harold D. Arnold, Jr., electric p; James C. Garrett, b; Wirtford Core, Jimmy Hoare, dr; Scott Billington, chromatic hca; J.K. Terrell, congas, percussion
Rounder 2023 /
Rounder 2026

notes by Frank-John Hadley

Bullseye Blues CD 9623

542001Johnny Shines: Evening Shuffle
The Complete J.O.B. Recordings 1952-53

- Ramblin'
- Fish Tail
- Cool Driver
- Ain't Doin' No Good
- Livin' In The White House - Sunnyland Slim And His Boys
- Please Don't (take 2) - Sunnyland Slim And His Boys
- Evening Sun (take 3 - Master)
- No Name Blues
- Brutal Hearted Woman
- Gonna Call The Angel (Master - take 1)
- Evening Shuffle (take 1)
- Gonna Call The Angel (Rehearsal)
- Evening Shuffle (take 2)
- Please Don't (take 1) - Sunnyland Slim And His Boys

Westside CD WESM635
54a2002Rough Treatment: The J.O.B. Records Story

disc 1
- Evening Sun - Johnny Shines
- Late Hours At Midnight - Babyface Leroy
- Pet Rabbit - Babyface Leroy
- How Much More - J.B. Lenoir
- Mojo - J.B. Lenoir
- Boogie Fool - Snooky Pryor
- Crying Shame - Snooky Pryor
- Boogie Twist - Snooky Pryor
- Rough Treatment - Little Hudson
- Don't Hand Around - Little Hudson
- Sweet Woman From Maine - Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Dust My Broom - Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Dark Road - Floyd Jones
- Skinny Mama - Floyd Jones
- Kissing In The Dark - Memphis Minnie
- Five Long Years - Eddie Boyd
- Hard Pill To Swallow - John Brim
- Glad I Don't Worry No More - Fat Man
- Please Somebody - Moody Jones
- Keep Drinkin' - Little Brother Montgomery
- Rhythm Rockin' Boogie - John Lee
- Man Around My Door - Grace Brim
- Down Home Child - Sunnyland Slim
- Ethel Bea - Little Son Joe

- Ramblin' - Johnny Shines
- Goin' Back To Memphis - Ernest Cotton

disc 2
- Aw Aw Baby - Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Pearly B - Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Leaving Your Town - Sunnyland Slim
- Overnight - Sunnyland Slim
- Trouble In The Morning - John Brim
- You've Got To Stop This Mess - Fat Man
- Eighty Nine Ten - Snooky Pryor
- Raising Sand - Snooky Pryor
- Things Going So Tough With Me - Little Hudson
- I'm Looking For A Woman - Little Hudson
- Play A Little While - J.B. Lenoir
- People Are Meddling - J.B. Lenoir
- Knockin' On Lula's Mae's Door - John Lee
- Big World - Floyd Jones
- On The Road Again - Floyd Jones

- Brutal Hearted Woman - Johnny Shines
- Cool Driver - Johnny Shines
- Hospitality Blues - Grace Brim
- Louella - Babyface Leroy
- Blues Is Killing Me - Babyface Leroy
- Blue Coat Man - Eddie Boyd
- Little Too Late - Little Son Joe
- Why Should I Worry - Moody Jones
- Boogie - Little Brother Montgomery
- World Of Trouble - Memphis Minnie
- Drinking Woman - John Brim
- Uh'm Beautiful - Ernest Cotton
2 CD set

Westside CD WESD 233
552003Robert Jr. Lockwood & Johnny Shines: Sweet Home Chicago
The JOB Sessions 1951-1955

Robert Jr. Lockwood
- Dust My Broom
- Pearly B
- Down Home Child
- Leaving Your Town (No Name Blues)
- Sunnyland Special
- You've Gotta Stop This Mess
- Glad I Don't Worry No More
- Mary Lee
- That Woman
- Aw Aw Baby
- Sweet Woman From Maine
- I Believe I'll Dust My Broom

Johnny Shines
- Ramblin'
- Fish Tail
- Cool Driver
- Ain't Doin' No Good
- Evening Shuffle
- Evening Sun
- No Name Blues
- Gonna Call The Angel
- Gonna Call The Angel

improved sound over previous reissues of this material


P-Vine PCD 24051
562005Johnny Shines 'Live' in Europe 1975

- 32-20 Blues
- Did You Ever Love A Woman (That Didn't Love You)
- Instrumental
- Stormy Monday
- I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
- I Don't Know
- Rock Me Mama
- Motherless Children
- Got My Mojo Working
- How Long
- Kind Hearted Woman
- Won't Be Your Fool No More
- Roll And Tumble Blues
- Why I Sing The Blues So Sad
- Instrumental
- Why Do You Treat Me So Mean
- St. Louis Blues
- You Ain't Sugar No More
- Shake Your Money Maker (instrumental)
- Ramblin'
- Stand By Me

rec. at the Jazzland, Vienna, Austria

notes by Bob Groom

Document DOCD-32-20-07
572006Sunnyland Slim: The Chronological 1952-1955

- Bassology (Chance) *
- Bassology (Blue Lake 107)
- Be Mine Alone (Club 51)
- Be My Baby (Vee Jay)
- City Of New Orleans
- Devil Is A Busy Man (Blue Lake 105)
- Four Day Bounce (JOB 1108)
- Going Back To Memphis (Blue Lake 105)
- I Done You Wrong (Vee Jay)

- Living In The White House (Chance) * #
- Please Don't (Chance) * #
- Sad And Lonesome (Club 51)
- Shake It Baby (Blue Lake 107)
- Shake It Baby (JOB 1105)
- That Woman (You Have Heard Of A Woman) (JOB 1108)
- Troubles Of My Own (Vee Jay)

- When I Was Young (Chance) *
- Woman Trouble (JOB 1105)
- Worried About My Baby (Chance) *
- Worried About My Baby (Vee Jay)

* unissued 1953 Chance recordings; Sunnyland Slim, voc (except #), p; J.T. Brown, ten; Johnny Shines, g, # voc; unknown, b; Alfred Wallace, dr

Constellation SC-6


Classics CD 5171

582007The Road To Robert Johnson And Beyond

disc 1
- Walkin' Blues - Son House
- Mean Mistreater Mama - Leroy Carr
- Lead Pencil Blues - Johnny Temple
- Devil Got My Woman - Skip James
- Georgia Bound - Blind Blake
- Blue Ghost Blues - Lonnie Johnson
- Mr- Carl's Blues - Carl Rafferty
- Change My Luck Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Things 'Bout Coming My Way - Tampa Red
- Police Station Blues - Peetie Wheatstraw
- Old Original Kokomo Blues - Kokomo Arnold
- Roll And Tumble Blues - Hambone Willie Newbern
- No Job Blues - Ramblin' Thomas
- Shelby County Blues - Big Bill Broonzy
- Booze And Blues - Ma Rainey & Her Georgia Jazz Band
- You're Gonna Somebody When You Die - Charley Patton
- 22/20 Blues - Skip James
- Milk Cow Blues - Kokomo Arnold
- Preachin' The Blues Pt. 1 - Son House
- Life Saver Blues - Lonnie Johnson
- The Evil Devil Blues -Johnny Temple
- When The Sun Comes Down - Leroy Carr
- Red River Blues - Henry Thomas
- Dry Southern Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Show Me What You Got - Mississipppi Sheiks


disc 2
- Kind Hearted Woman Blues - Robert Johnson
- I Believe I'll Dust My Broom - Robert Johnson
- Sweet Home Chicago - Robert Johnson
- Ramblin' On My Mind - Robert Johnson
- When You Got A Good Friend - Robert Johnson
- Come On In My Kitchen - Robert Johnson
- Terraplane Blues - Robert Johnson
- They're Red Hot - Robert Johnson
- Phonograph - Robert Johnson
- 32-20 Blues - Robert Johnson
- Dead Shrimp Blues - Robert Johnson
- Cross Road Blues - Robert Johnson
- Walkin' Blues - Robert Johnson
- Last Fair Deal Gone Down - Robert Johnson
- Preachin' Blues - Robert Johnson
- If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day - Robert Johnson
- Stones In My Passway - Robert Johnson
- I'm A Steady Rollin' Man - Robert Johnson
- From Four Until Late - Robert Johnson
- Hell Hound On My Trail - Robert Johnson
- Little Queen Of Spades - Robert Johnson
- Malted Milk - Robert Johnson
- Drunken Hearted Man - Robert Johnson
- Me And The Devil Blues - Robert Johnson
- Stop Breakin' Down Blues - Robert Johnson
- Travelin' Riverside Blues - Robert Johnson
- Honeymoon Blues - Robert Johnson
- Love In Vain - Robert Johnson
- Milkcow's Calf Blues - Robert Johnson


disc 3
- Country Blues No. 1 - Muddy Waters
- I Be's Troubled - Muddy Waters
- Burr Clover Farm Blues - Muddy Waters
- Ramblin' Kid Blues - Muddy Waters
- Rosalie - Muddy Waters
- Take A Walk With Me - Muddy Waters
- Burr Clover Blues - Muddy Waters
- I Be Bound To Write To You No. 1 - Muddy Waters
- I Be Bound To Write To You No. 2 - Muddy Waters
- You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone - Muddy Waters
- You Got To Take Sick And Die Some Of These Days - Muddy Waters
- Why Don't You Live So God Can Use You - Muddy Waters
- Country Blues No. 2 - Muddy Waters
- You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone No. 2 - Muddy Waters
- 32-20 Blues - Muddy Waters
- Little Boy Blue - Robert Lockwood
- She's A Double-Crossin' Woman - Calvin Frazier
- Friar's Point Blues - Robert Lee McCoy
- I'm A Highway Man - Big Joe Williams

- Evil Hearted Woman Blues - Johnny Shines
- Lilly Mae No. 1 - Calvin Frazier
- Ramblin' - Johnny Shines
- Sweet Home Chicago - Honeyboy Edwards
- Fishtail - Johnny Shines
- Muskadine Blues - Little Walter

disc 4
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James
- Long Lonesome Day - James Williamson
- Rollin' & Tumblin' Pts. 1 & 2 - Baby Face Leroy Foster
- Johnnie Mae - James Williamson
- Stop Breaking Down - Baby Boy Warren
- Standing At The Crossroads - Elmore James
- Lonesome Blues - James Williamson
- Homesick - James Williamson
- I Believe - Elmore James

- Rambling Blues - Johnny Shines [JSP 1079]
- Maggie Lee Blues - Johnny Shines [JSP 1079]
- You're The One That I Love - Johnny Shines [JSP 1079]
- Sweet Home Chicago - Johnny Shines [JSP 1079]
- Shake 'Em On Down - Johnny Shines [JSP 1079]
- Moanin' & Groanin' The Blues - Johnny Shines [JSP 1079]
- Terraplane Blues - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Dead Shrimp Blues - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Steady Rollin' Man - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Me And The Devil - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Mean Hearted Woman - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Ramblin' Blues - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Hobo Blues - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Milk Cow Blues - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Mistreated So Long - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Sail On Little Woman - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]
- Hoodoo Man - Blind Will Dukes [JSP 1079]


compiled by Neil Slaven
4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 7795
(UK 2007)
592008Sunnyland Slim / Johnny Shines:
The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions


Sunnyland Slim
- Layin' In My Cell, Sleepin'
- I Am The Blues
- Sunnyland Special
- Heartache
- Lowland Blues
- Stepmother
- Get To My Baby - Take 2
- Get To My Baby - Take 3
- Stella Mae
- Midnight Jump - Take 3
- Midnight Jump
- Depression Blues
- Heartache - alternative version

Johnny Shines
- Solid Gold
- From Dark 'til Dawn
- I Will Be Kind To You
- Last Night's Dream
- Baby Don't You Think I Know
- Pipeline Blues
- I Don't Know
- Black Panther
- I Had A Good Home
- Mean Fisherman

remastered versions


EPIC 88697192172
592011Where the Palm Trees Shake at Night
Blues Music from the Florida Folklife Collection

- Palm Trees Shakin’ InThe Night - Roy Book Binder
- Careless Love - Ida Goodson
- Rollin’ Stone - Albert "Buck" Thompson
- Step Up A Little Bit Bigger - Sammy Lee Williams
- Dog Days Of August - Cephas and Wiggins
- Apple Farm Blues - Moses Williams
- Nobody Likes Mexico Like I Do - Johnny Brown
- St. Louis Blues - Mary McClain and Ida Goodson
- M&O Blues - Martin "Tampa Blue" Locklear
- Crow Jane Blues - Etta Baker
- Old Time Rounders - Emmett Murray
- Feelin’ Fine Today - Marie Buggs and Isaac Hamilton
- In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down - Alex McBride

- Have To Pay The Cost - Johnny Shines #
- Key To The Highway - Charles Atkins and the Blues Boys
- Sunshine Florida - William "Washboard Bill" Cooke
- Unidentified - Richard Williams


# rec. April 16, 1977 (Florida Folklife Program); 1977 Portable Folk Festival; White Springs, Florida

State Archives of Florida


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, pp. 484-485 [utilization not finished yet!]
- Robert Ford & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1971 - 2000 [the later years].- Vancouver 2011, p. 410[utilization not finished yet!]
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- p. 457-459
- Pete Hoppula website
- Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 to 1966 - A complete guide to 20 years of recorded blues.- London/New York 1968.- p. 287-288
- http://physics.lunet.edu/blues/Johnny_Shines.html
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Front cover of Blue Labor BL 110

thanks to Alan Balfour, Clas Ahlstrand, Barry Neavill, Flemming Nielsen, Paul Vernon, Joe Louis, and Klaus Kilian for additional info / scans

 

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