Columbia 14578-DThere is no photo of this artist known to exist

Josh White considered Willie Walker the greatest guitarist he ever heard, "even better than Blind Blake". "Blake was fast, but Walker was like Art Tatum."

'Blind'
Willie Walker
b. 1896 in South Carolina
d. March 4, 1933 in Greenville, South Carolina

discography
Columbia 14578-D

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Willie Walker 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11931WILLIE WALKER

- South Carolina Rag (151065-1)   @ youtube
or
- South Carolina Rag (151065-2)   @ youtube
- Dupree Blues (151063-1) #   @ youtube

rec. December 6, 1930 in Atlanta, GA; Willie Walker, voc, g; Sam Brooks, g, # voc



Columbia 14578-D
   

- Rider Blues (151064- )
- Da Da Da (151066- )

rec. December 6, 1930 in Atlanta, GA; Willie Walker, voc, g; Sam Brooks, g
Columbia unissued

LP / CD compilations
21968?East Coast Blues 1926-1935

Willie Walker
- South Carolina Rag - take 2
- Dupree Blues
Blind Blake
- Blind Arthur's Breakdown
William Moore
- Barbershop Rag
- Raggin' The Blues
Carl Martin
- Old Time Blues
- Crow Jane

Tarter & Gay
- Unknown Blues
- Brownie Blues
Bo Weavil Jackson
- Pistol Blues
Bayless Rose
- Original Blues
- Black Dog Blues
Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton
- Myrtle Avenue Stomp
- D. C. Rag
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Yazoo L-1013

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Yazoo CD 1013 (1992)

Yazoo discography

31969Let's Go Riding
Guitar Rags! Blues! Hokum! All The Good-Time Music From The Good Old Days!
14 rare numbers for easy listening: 1924-1936

Mr. Freddie
- Let's Go Riding

Willie Walker
- South Carolina Rag
Will Bennett
- Railroad Bill
Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley
- Gonna Tip Out Tonight
Bill Moore
- Ragtime Crazy
Walter Hawkins
- A Rag Blues
Sylvester Weaver
- I'm Busy and You Can't Come In

Hambone Willie Newbern
- Way Down In Arkansas
Ellis Williams
- Buttermilk Blues
Bo Carter
- Sue Cow
Carl Martin
- Morning, Judge
Peg Leg Howell and His Gang
- Peg Leg Stomp
Blind Blake
- Southern Rag
Gitfiddle Jim
- Paddlin Madeline Blues
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Origin Jazz Library OJL 18

OJL discography

41974Mama Let Me Lay It On You 1926-1936

Bobby Leecan & Robert Cooksey
- Whiskey And Gin Blues
Irene Scruggs
- Itching Heel
Smith And Harper
- Poor Girl

Willie Walker
- South Carolina Rag - take 1
Blind Blake
- Chump Man Blues
Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley
- Every Day In The Week Blues
Walter Coleman
- Mama Let Me Lay It On You

Josh White
- Good Gal
Leola B. Wilson
- Wilson Dam
Blind Boy Fuller
- Black And Tan
Spark Plug Smith
- Vampire Women
Blind Blake
- Sweet Jivin' Mama
Smith And Harper
- Insurance Policy Blues
Charlie Manson
- Nineteen Women Blues
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Yazoo 1040

= Yazoo CD 1040 [1991]

Yazoo discography

5197?La Ballata Afro-Americana
Afro-American Ballads   La Ballade Afro-Américaine


- Dying Crapshoot Blues - Blind Willie McTell
- Casey Jones (Kassie Jones, part 1) - Furry Lewis
- Casey Jones (Kassie Jones, part 2) - Furry Lewis
- Casey Jones (Southern Casey Jones) - Jesse James
- Boll Weevil - Leadbelly

- Bettie And Dupree (Dupree Blues) - Willie Walker
- Brady And Duncan (Bill Brady) - Leadbelly

- Ella Speed - Leadbelly
- John Henry - Willie Turner
- John Henry - Furry Lewis
- Titanic (Titanic Blues) - Hi Henry Brown
- Delia (Little Delia) - Blind Willie McTell
- Frankie And Albert (Frankie) - Mississippi John Hurt
- Stackolee (Billy Lyons And Stack O'Lee) - Furry Lewis


notes by Alessandro Roffeni
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Albatros VPA 8437
= VC 4934 (cassette)

Albatros discography

61982Ragtime Blues Guitar 1928-30
The Complete Recordings of William Moore, Tarter & Gay, Bayless Rose, Willie Walker in Chronological Order

William (Bill) Moore
- One Way Gal
- Ragtime Crazy
- Midnight Blues
- Ragtime Millionaire
- Tillie Lee
- Barbershop Rag
- Old Country Rock
- Raggin' The Blues

Tarter & Gay
- Brownie Blues
- Unknown Blues
Bayless Rose
- Jamestown Exhibition
- Black Dog Blues
- Original Blues
- Frisco Blues

Willie Walker
- Dupree Blues
- South Carolina Rag (tk. 1)
- South Carolina Rag (tk. 2)
notes by Paul Oliver







Matchbox MSE-204

Matchbox discography

71991Ragtime Blues Guitar 1927-30
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order

Blind Arthur Blake
- Dry Bone Shuffle (tk. 1)
William (Bill) Moore
- One Way Gal
- Ragtime Crazy
- Midnight Blues
- Ragtime Millionaire
- Tillie Lee
- Barbershop Rag
- Old Country Rock
- Raggin' The Blues
Tarter & Gay
- Brownie Blues
- Unknown Blues
Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton
- Myrtle Avenue Stomp
- D. C. Rag
- Chicken Wilson Blues
- House Snake Blues
- Frog Eye Stomp
- Station House Rag
Bayless Rose
- Jamestown Exhibition
- Black Dog Blues
- Original Blues
- Frisco Blues

Willie Walker
- Dupree Blues
- South Carolina Rag (tk. 1)
- South Carolina Rag (tk. 2)
notes by Chris Smith

Document DOCD 5062
81996Before The Blues
The Early American Black Music Scene

- Bamalong Blues - Andrew And Jim Baxter
- Run Mollie Run - Henry Thomas
- Lonesome Road Blues - Sam Collins
- Jackson Stomp - Missippi Mud Steppers
- On Jordan's Stormy Banks We Stand - Seventh Day Adventist Choir
- Mississippi Jail House Groan - Rube Lacy
- Forked Deer - Taylor's Kentucky Boys
- Bye Bye Baby Blues - Little Hat Jones
- Pretty Polly - B.F. Shelton
- Soft Steel Piston - Weaver & Beasley
- Two White Horses In A Line - Evans & Mcclain
- Jamestown Exhibition - Bayless Rose

- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- France Blues - Papa Harvey Hull
- Dying Mother And Her Child - Rev. Gates & Congregation
- John Hardy - Buell Kazee
- Wayward Girl Blues - Lottie Kimbrough
- Newport Blues - Cincinnati Jug Band
- Tom Sherman's Barroom - Dick Devall
- Stack O'Lee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
- Lawdy Lawdy Worried Blues - Teddy Darby
- I'll Go With Her Blues - Robert Wilkins
- Christian Soldier - Denson Quartet


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Yazoo CD 2015
91996The Roots Of Rap
Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 30s

Blind Willie Johnson - If I Had My Way I'd Tear This Building Down
Luke Jordan - Cocaine Blues
Allen Brothers - Bow Wow Blues
Frankie 'Half-Pint' Jaxon - Jive Man Blues
Henry Thomas - Jonah In The Wilderness

Willie Walker - South Carolina Rag
Memphis Jug Band - Whitewash Station
Red Henderson - Automobile Ride Through Alabama
Speckled Re - The Dirty Dozen No. 2
Butterbeans & Susie - 'Tain't None O' Your Business
Beale Street Sheiks - It's A Good Thing
Jimmie Davis - She's A Hum Dum Dinger
Leroy Carr - Papa's On The House Top
Rev. Edward W. Clayborn - Let That Liar Alone
Frank Hutchinson - Back In My Home Town
T.C.I Section Crew - Track Linin
Blind Willie McTell - Atlanta Strut
Lonnie Glosson - Arkansas Hard Luck Blues
Kansas City Kitty & Georgia Tom - How Can You Have The Blues?
Seven Foot Dilly & His Dill Pickles - Pickin' Off Peanuts
Pine Top Smith - Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Dixieland Jug Blowers - When I Stopped Running I Was At Home
Memphis Minnie - Frankie Jean

Yazoo CD 2018
101997Raggin' The Blues - East Coast Blues

Julius Daniels
- Crow Jane Blues
Blind Blake
- You Gonna Quit Me Blues
Luke Jordan
- Church Bells Blues
- Pick Poor Robin Clean
- Cocaine Blues
William Moore
- Barbershop Rag
- Old Country Rock
- Raggin' The Blues
Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley
- Every Day In The Week Blues
Tarter & Gay
- Brownie Blues
- Unknown Blues

Willie Walker
- Dupree Blues
- South Carolina Rag
Josh White
- Good Gal
- Low Cotton
- Blood Red River
Blind Gary Davis
- I'm Throwin' Up My Hands
- Cross And Evil Woman Blues
Carl Martin
- Farewell To You Baby
- Badly Mistreated Man
- Crow Jane - Carl Martin
- Old Time Blues
Brownie McGhee
- Picking My Tomatoes
- Dealing With The Devil

Indigo IGOCD 2044
111998My Rough And Rowdy Ways
Early American Rural Music, Badman Ballads and Hellraising Songs
Classic Recordings of the 1920 and 30s - Vol. I

- Tell It To Me - Grant Brothers
- Little Sadie - Clarence Ashley
- Bad Luck Dice - Clifford Gibson
- Way Up On Clinch Mountain - Jilson Setters
- Frankie - Dykes Magic City Trio
- Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Got The Jake Leg Too - Ray Brothers
- Country Blues - Dock Boggs
- Kentucky Blues - 'Little Hat' Jones
- Prisoner's Dream - Allen Brothers
- John Hardy - Sweet Brothers/Ernest Stoneman
- Better Leave That Stuff Alone - Will Shade
- Way Down The Old Plank Road - Uncle Dave Macon/Sam McGee
- The Fate Of Talmedge Osborn - Ernest Stoneman/Kahle Brewer
- Viola Lee Blues - Cannon's Jug Stompers
- Rock House Gamblers - Cleve Chaffin/The McClung Brothers

- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- All Bound Down - Haywood County Ramblers
- Low Down Rounder Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Stack-O-Lee - Fruit Jar Guzzlers
- My Crime Blues - Barefoot Bill
- Jesse James - Ken Maynard
- Chain Gang Special - Watts & Wilson





Yazoo CD 2039
121999Broke, Black And Blue
An Anthology Of Blues Classics And Rarities

disc 1
Up Country Blues
- Barrel House Blues - Ed Andrews
- Georgia Stockade Blues - Tom Delaney
- Sun Brimmers Blues - Memphis Jug Band
- Goin' To Leave You Blues - Big Boy Cleveland
- Dry Bone Shuffle - Blind Blake
- Up Country Blues - DeFord Bailey
- Dead Drunk Blues - Sippie Wallace
- Original Stack O'Lee Blues - Long 'Cleve' Reed
- Easy Rider Don't You Deny My Name - Barbecue Bob
- Bo Lita - Kid Brown
- Everybody Help The Boys Come Home - William & Versey Smith
- Church Bells Blues - Luke Jordan
- Two Ways To Texas - Emery Glen
- It Won't Be Long Now - Barbecue Bob & Laughing Charley
- Bottleneck Blues - Weaver & Beasley
- Rock Island Blues - Lewis Black
- Midnight Blues - Bill Moore
- Fare Thee Blues - Johnnie Head
- My Monday Woman Blues - Jim Jackson
- What's The Matter Blues - Frank Stokes
- School Girl Blues - Rosie Mae Moore
- Cool Drink Of Water Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Left Alone Blues - Ishman Bracey
- T And T Blues - Mooch Richardson
- TC Johnson Blues - T. C. Johnson


disc 2
Broke & Hungry Blues
- Ham Hound Crave - Rube Lacey
- No More Women Blues - Alger "Texas" Alexander
- How Long, How Long Blues - Willie Jackson
- Unknown Blues - Tarter & Gay
- Chicken Wilson Blues - Chicken Wilson
- Stack O' Lee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
- Broke And Hungry Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Funny Feathers - Victoria Spivey
- Pitchin' Boogie - William Ezell
- Mr- Devil Blues - Jed Davenport
- Mississippi Bottom Blues - Kid Bailey
- Weary Heart Blues - James Wiggins
- Poor Man Blues - Henry Townsend
- Framer's Blues - Eli Framer
- Trinity River Blues - T-Bone Walker
- Heavy Suitcase Blues - Charley Taylor
- Traveling Mama Blues - Joe Calicott
- Jumpin' And Shoutin' Blues - Garfield Akers
- Bedside Blues - Jim Thompkins
- Walking Blues - Son House
- Future Blues - Willie Brown
- Long Ways from Home - Louise Johnson
- Frisco Blues - Bayless Rose
- Good Boy Blues - Arthur Petties
- No Special Rider Blues - Little Brother Montgomery


disc 3
Good Whiskey Blues
- Married Man Blues - Blind Willie Reynolds
- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- 22-20 Blues - Skip James
- Lonesome Road Blues - Sam Collins
- Midnight Hour Blues - Leroy Carr
- Fat Mama Blues - Jabo Williams
- Never Mind Blues - Georgia Boyd
- Twelves (Dirty Dozens) - Kokomo Arnold
- Little Leg Woman - Big Joe Williams
- That's What My Baby Likes - Bessie Jackson
- Good Whiskey Blues - Peetie Wheatstraw
- Strut That Thing - Cripple Clarence Lofton
- Teasin' Brown Blues - Louie Lasky
- Cold Blooded Murder, No.2 - Bumble Bee Slim
- Baby You Gotta Change Your Mind - Blind Boy Fuller
- Ashes In My Whiskey - Walter Davis
- It's Cold in China Blues - The Mississippi Moaner
- Jockey Blues - Jazz Gillum
- Prisoner Blues - George Clarke
- Back Door Blues - Casey Bill Weldon
- Don't Sell It (Don't Give It Away) - Buddy Woods
- Booker T. Blues - Washboard Sam
- Hard Scufflin' Blues - Little Buddy Doyle
- Jersey Belle Blues - Lonnie Johnson
- Baby, Please Don't Tell On Me - Tommy McClennan


disc 4
Jumpin' At The Club Blue Flame
- East St.Louis Blues - Faber Smith, Jimmy Yancey
- Bukka's Jitterbug Swing - Bukka White
- Can't You Read - Big Maceo Merriweather
- Life Is Like That - Memphis Slim
- Memory Of Sonny Boy - Forrest City Joe
- Horse Shoe Boogie - Lee Brown
- Ruby Moore Blues - Lee Brown
- Low Land Blues - Lee Brown
- Round The World Blues - Lee Brown
- Rock That Boogie - Jimmie Gordon
- Fast Life - Jimmie Gordon
- Mistreated Blues - Jimmie Gordon
- I Ain't Like That No More - Jimmie Gordon
- Chain Gang Blues - Johnny Temple
- Yum, Yum, Yum - Johnny Temple
- My Baby's Acting Funny - Jimmie Gordon
- It's Time To Go - Jimmie Gordon
- That Woman's A Pearl Diver - Jimmie Gordon
- Jumpin' At The Club Blue Flame - Jimmie Gordon
- I Believe I'll Go Downtown Again - Johnny Temple
- Something In The Moon That Gives Me A Thrill - Johnny Temple
- Dixie Flyer - Johnny Temple
- Believe My Sins Have Found Me Out - Johnny Temple
- Rhythm Mama - Johnny Temple
- New Little Girl, Little Girl - Lee Brown


4 CD set,   40 page
booklet by Joop Visser





Proper CDBOX 7 (UK 1999)
132001East Coast Blues

disc 1
- Crow Jane - Julius Daniels
- My Mamma Was A Sailor - Julius Daniels
- Georgia Stomp - Andrew And Jim Baxter
- Shake That Shimmy - Blind Boy Fuller with Floyd Council
- Poor And Ain't Got A Dime - Floyd Council
- Blood Red River Blues - Josh White
- Gonna Tip Out Tonight - Pink Anderson
- Won't You Be Kind - Luke Jordan
- Long And Tall - Kokomo Arnold
- George Rag - Blind Willie McTell
- Waycross Georgia Blues - Barbecue Bob
- Next Door Man - Georgia Browns
- Tricks Ain't Walkin' No More - Curley Weaver
- You Got To Give Me Some Of It - Buddy Moss/Josh White
- Daddy Don't Care - Buddy Moss
- Me And My Dog Blues - Brownie McGhee
- Let's Have A New Deal - Carl Martin
- Champagne Charlie Is My Name - Blind Blake
- Please Ma'am - Peg Leg Howell
- Ball And Chain Blues - Peg Leg Howell
- Georgia Crawl - Henry Williams/Eddie Anthony
- Ragtime Millionaire - William Moore
- Barbershop Rag - William Moore


disc 2
- South Carolina Rag - Willie Walker
- Dupree Blues - Willie Walker
- Poor Jane Blues - Jack Gowdlock
- Rollin' Dough Blues - Jack Gowdlock
- Royal Palm Special Blues - Sloppy Henry
- Long, Tall Disconnected Mama - Sloppy Henry
- Decatur Street Drag - Guy Lumpkin
- Chain Gang Trouble - Charlie Lincoln
- Jealous Hearted Blues - Charlie Lincoln
- Rag Baby - Willie Baker
- Rolling Mama - Fred McMullen
- Poor Stranger Blues - Fred McMullen
- Hot Jelly Roll - George Carter
- Ghost Woman Blues - George Carter
- Come On In Here Mama - Richard And Welly Trice
- Trembling Bed Spring Blues - Richard And Welly Trice
- Harmonica And Washboard Breakdown - Sonny Terry
- Georgia Skin - Walter Beasley
- Southern Man Blues - Walter Beasley
- Unknown Blues - Tarter And Gay
- Brownie Blues - Tarter And Gay
- Mama, You Gotta Get It Fixed - Troy Ferguson
- Tampa Blues - Skoodle Dum Doo And Sheffield
2 CD set

Catfish KATCD 178

Catfish discography

142001Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey

disc 1
- Going Crazy With The Blues - Mamie Smith
- Lock And Key - Bessie Smith
- All I Want Is A Spoonful - Charlie Jackson
- Black Snake Moan' - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Church Bell Blues - Luke Jordan
- Southern Rag - Blind Blake
- What's The Matter Blues - Frank Stokes
- Stack O'Lee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
- Pine Top's Boogie Woogie - Pine Top Smith
- Indiana Avenue Stomp - Montana Taylor
- Duck Yas Yas Yas, The - Tampa Red & Georgia Tom
- Shake It And Break It (But Don't Let It Fall Mama) - Charley Patton
- Come On Mama, Do That Dance - Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon
- Blue Goose Blues - Jesse "Babyface" Thomas
- Dirty Dozens, The - Speckled Red

- South Carolina Rag - Blind Willie Walker
- Pussy Cat Blues - Bo Carter
- Searching The Desert For The Blues - Blind Willie McTell
- Cows, See That Train Comin' - Joe Pullum
- West Dallas Drag - Rob Cooper
- Ramblin' With That Woman - Bumble Bee Slim
- W.P.A. Blues - Casey Bill Weldon
- Honky Tonk Train Blues - Meade Lux Lewis


disc 2
- Terraplane Blues - Robert Johnson
- Ice Pick Mama - Walter Washington
- Gamblin' Jinx Blues - Black Boy Shine
- Peetie Wheatstraw Stomp - Peetie Wheatstraw
- Good Boy - Big Bill Broonzy
- Alley Boogie - Georgia White
- Meat Shakin' Woman - Blind Boy Fuller
- Railroad Blues - Cow Cow Davenport
- Special Agent (Railroad Police Blues) - Sleepy John Estes
- Roll 'Em Pete - Big Joe Turner
- Jersey Belle Blues - Lonnie Johnson
- Brown Skin Girl - Tommy McClennan
- Beer Drinkin' Woman - Memphis Slim
- Me And My Chauffeur Blues - Memphis Minnie
- Baby Please Don't Go - Big Joe Williams
- Dive Bomber - Pete Johnson
- Carolina Blues - Sonny Terry/Brownie McGhee
- Kid Man Blues - Big Maceo
- Boogie Chillun - John Lee Hooker
- You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead And Gone) - Muddy Waters
- Rockin' And Rollin' - Lil' Son Jackson
- 3 O'Clock Blues - B.B. King
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James

Document DOCD-32-20-02
152002Southern Blues Vol. 2

Willie Walker
- South Carolina Rag

Acrobat ACRCD 131
162002Davis Style - The Legacy of Reverend Gary Davis

- I'm Throwin' Up My Hand (Ari Eisinger)
- South Carolina Rag (Willie Walker)
- Rag, Mama, Rag (Blind Boy Fuller)
- Let Us Get Together (Ken Whiteley & Friends)
- I Am The Light Of This World (Maria Muldaur)
- Will There Be Stars In My Crown (Ernie Hawkins)
- Pure Religion (Eric Noden)
- Devil's Dream (Pat Conte)
- I Heard The Angels Singing (William Lee Ellis)
- United States March (Ellen Britton)
- Sit Down On The Banks (Mary Flower)
- Twelve Gates To The City (John Cephas & Phil Wiggins)
- Hesitation Blues (Ian Buchanin
[!] with the Otis Brothers)
- Gary Davis Style (Perry Lederman)
- Samson & Delilah I (Peter, Paul & Mary)
- Samson & Delilah II (Mitch Greenhill & Mayne Smith)
- Gods Knows How Much We Can Bear (Penny Lang & Friends)
- Where'd You Get Your Liquor From/Hesitation Blues (Jerry Ricks)
- Soon My Work Will All Be Done (Dave Van Ronk & Friends)
- I Will Do My Last Singing In This Land (Rick Ruskin)
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Inside Sounds CD 508
172006Outside The Law
Gangsters, Racketeers & The Feds 1922-1947

Willie Walker
- Dupree Blues

Buzzola CD 663
182007A Richer Tradition - Country Blues & String Band Music 1923 - 1942

disc 1
- Guitar Blues - Sylvester Weaver
- Time Ain't Gonna Make Me Stay - Ed Andrews
- Sundown Blues - Daddy Stovepipe
- Salt Lake City Blues - Papa Charlie Jackson
- Whiskey And Gin Blues - South Street Trio
- James Alley Blues - Richard "Rabbit" Brown
- Goin' To Leave You Blues - Big Boy Cleveland
- Hey Lawdy Mama - The France Blues - Papa Harvey Hull/Long "Cleve" Reed
- Chicken Can Waltz the Gravy Around, A - Stovepipe No-1/David Crockett
- Bamalong Blues - Andrew & Jim Baxter
- Man Trouble Blues - Jaybird Coleman
- Blue Coat Blues - "Blue Coat" Tom Nelson
- Frisco Whistle Blues - Ed Bell
- Two Ways To Texas - Emery Glen
- Gravel Camp Blues - Lewis Black
- T And T Blues - Mooch Richardson
- Death Bell Blues - Tom Dickson
- C.C. & O. Blues - Pink Anderson/Simmie Dooley
- Middlin' Blues - George "Bullet" Williams
- Rolling Log Blues - Lottie Kimbrough
- Kyle's Worried Blues - Charlie Kyle
- Bull Frog Blues - William Harris
- Sobbin' Woman Blues - Elizabeth Johnson
- Miss Meal Cramp Blues - Alec Johnson
- Unknown Blues - Tarter & Gay


disc 2
- Jail House Blues - Whistler & His Jug Band
- Blues, Just Blues, That's All - Old Southern Jug Band
- String Band Blues - Kansas City Blues Strummers
- Black Cat Blues - Old Pal Smoke Shop Four
- Dirty Guitar Blues - Leecan & Cooksey
- Boodle-Am-Shake - Dixieland Jug Blowers
- Quill Blues - Big Boy Cleveland
- Jug Band Special, The - Whistler & His Jug Band
- Cold Morning Shout - South Street Trio
- Violin Blues - Johnson Boys
- Easy Winner - The Blue Boys
- G- Burns Is Gonna Rise Again - Johnson/Nelson/Porkchop
- I Got a Gal - James Cole's String Band
. Jazz Fiddler, The - Walter Jacobs/Lonnie Carter
- Knox Couty Stomp - Tennessee Chocolate Drops
- Adam And Eve - Tommie Bradley
- Runnin' Wild - James Cole's Washboard Four
- Giving It Away - Birmingham Jug Band
- Jackson Stomp - Mississippi Mud Steppers
- Old Hen Cackle - Coleman & Harper
- Travelin' Railroad Man Blues - Alabama Sheiks
- Old Hen Cackle - Coleman & Harper
- Ted's Stomp - Louie Blue/Ted Bogan
- Dusting the Frets - Dallas Jamboree Jug Band
- Arkansas Traveller - Nashville Washboard Band


disc 3
- Original Stack O'Lee Blues - "Long Cleve" Reed/Little Harvey Hull
- Tuxedo Blues - Whistlin' Pete/Daddy Stovepipe
- Mean Conductor Blues - Ed Bell
- Back Door Blues - Emery Glen
- Spanish Blues - Lewis Black
- Helena Blues - Mooch Richardson
- I Heard the Voice Of a Pork Chop - Bogus Ben Covington
- Rising River Blues - George Carter
- She Could Toodle-Oo - Hambone Willie Newbern
- Weak Minded Woman - Willie Baker
- Old Rock Island Blues - Lonnie Coleman
- Cairo Blues - Henry Spaulding
- I Ain't Givin' Nobody None - Mae Glover
- Showers Of Rain Blues - Edward Thompson
- Framer's Blues - Eli Framer
- If I Call You Mama - Luke Jordan
- Never Drive a Stranger From Your Door - Willie Harris
- Mississippi Swamp Moan - Alfred Lewis
- Paddlin' Madeline Blues - Gitfiddle Jim
- Shaking Weed Blues - Tommy Settlers

- South Carolina Rag - Willie Walker
- Beans - El Morrow/Beans Hambone
- Poor Jane Blues - Jack Gowdlock
- Window Pane Blues - Tommie Bradley
- Hot Jelly Roll Blues - George Carter


disc 4
- Labor Blues - Tom Dickson
- Goin' Away Blues - Lottie Kimbrough
- No Baby - Charlie Kyle
- Early Mornin' Blues - William Harris
- Dreaming Blues - Willie Reed
- Weeping Willow Blues - George Carter
- Way Down In Arkansas - Hambone Willie Newbern
- Wild About My Loving - Lonnie Coleman
- Indian Squaw Blues - Freezone
- Florida Bound - Edward Thompson
- God Didn't Make No Monkey Man - Eli Framer
- Tallahatchie River Blues - Mattie Delaney
- Diamond Ring Blues - Jim Jam (Walter Taylor)
- Bedside Blues - Jim Thompkins
- Lonesome Midnight Dream - Willie Harris
- Billy Goat Blues - John Byrd
- That Won't Do - Arthur Pettis
- Ghost Woman Blues - George Carter
- 'Toby' Woman Blues - Gene Campbell
- Rollin' Dough Blues - Jack Gowdlock
- Starvation Farm Blues - Bob Campbell
- Farewell To You Baby - Carl Martin
- Teasin' Brown Blues - Louie Lasky
- Married Woman Blues - George Torey
- Dago Blues - Virgil Childers
4 CD box

JSP CD 7798
192012The Return of The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

disc 1:
Alex Hood & His Railroad Boys - L And N Rag
Hambone Willie Newburn - Roll And Tumble Blues
Appalachia Vagabond (Hayes Shepherd) - Hard For To Love
Washington (Bukka) White - The Panama Limited
Earl Johnson & His Dixie Entertainers - John Henry Blues
Geeshie Wiley - Last Kind Words Blues
Carter Brothers & Son - Old Jaw Bone
B.F. Shelton - Oh Molly Dear
Charley Patton - High Water Everywhere – Part 1
Ernest Stoneman & Kahle Brewer - Lonesome Road Blues
Ishman Bracey - Woman Woman Blues
Fiddling Powers & Family - Old Molly Hair
Ashley’s Melody Men - Bath House Blues
Dennis McGee & Sady Courville - Mon Chere Bebe Creole

Willie Walker - Dupree Blues
Packie Dolan & His Boys - Irish Girl/Blue Breeches
Cartwright Brothers - Texas Ranger
L.O. Birkhead & A.E. Ward - Robinson County
Robert Wilkins - That’s No Way To Get Along
Lewis Brothers - Bull At The Wagon
Karola Stocha & S. Bachleda - Koscieliska
Fruit Jar Guzzlers - Stack-O-Lee
Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers - Sail Away Ladies


disc 2:
Mississippi Possum Hunters - The Last Shot Got Him
George Edgin’s Corn Dodgers - My Ozark Mountain Home
Henry Thomas - Charmin Betsey
Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers - Milwaukee Blues
Eck Robertson & Family - Texas Wagoner
Joe Evans & Arthur McClain - Two White Horses
Leo Soileau & Mayuse Lafleur - Basile Waltz
Lottie Kimbrough - Rolling Log Blues
Luke Hignight & His Ozark Strutters - Fort Smith Breakdown
Carver Boys - Tim Brook
Blind Willie Johnson - Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed
Furry Lewis - Billy Lyons And Stack O’Lee
J.P. Nester & Norman Edmonds - Train On The Island
Tommy Johnson - Lonesome Home Blues
Orkiestra Majkuta - Wsciekla Polka
Lulu Jackson - Little Rosewood Casket
E. Mullaney & P. Stack - Maid In A Cherry Tree
Elder Golden P. Harris - I’ll Lead A Christian Life
Fiddling Sam Long - Seneca Square Dance
Blind Blake - Sun To Sun Blues
Blue Ridge Mountain Singers - The Letter That Never Came
Charley Patton - Some These Days I’ll Be Gone
Allison’s Sacred Harp Singers - I’m A Long Time Traveling Away From Home



Yazoo CD 2203

 
Other artist's Covers of Willie Walker songs
#year
of release
Artist:
Record Title

- featured Willie Walker song
label # / notes
11962Pink Anderson: Carolina Medicine Show Hokum & Blues
with Baby Tate

- You Don't Know My Mind
- That's No Way To Do
- Weeping Willow Blues
- Meet Me In The Bottom
- I Got A Woman 'cross Town
- Greasy Greens

- Boweevil
- Chicken
- He's In The Jailhouse Now
- The Titanic
- The Boys Of Your Uncle Sam
Baby Tate
- See What You Done Done


rec. 1961-62 live in Spartonburg by Samuel Charters

Pink Anderson discography

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Folkways Records FS 3588
21979John Jackson Step It Up And Go

- Step It Up And Go
- Georgia Blues
- One Black Cat
- Bile 'Em Cabbage Down
- She's Got Something There
- Brownskin Woman

- South Carolina Rag

- Red Lips
- Key To The Highway
- Backwater Blues
- Gautar Rag
- Matchbox Blues
- Kansas City
- You Promised Me Love


rec. May 7 and 8, 1978 at the Mixing Lab., Newton, Mass.

[from liner notes: "Willie Walker, who lived for a time in Culpeper, Virginia, when John was a young boy, (...) visited the Jackson home to play guitar with John's father]

John Jackson discography




Rounder 2019
31979Dave Peabody: Payday

- Something Different (Paul Geremia)
- Payday (Mississippi John Hurt)
- Jesus Be My Saviour (Dave Peabody)
- Gone By Midnight (Dave Peabody)
- Blues Gonna Getcha (Dave Peabody)
- Hum Dum Dinger From Dingersville (Jimmie Davis)
- Slappin' On My Black Cat Bone (Dave Ray)

- You Just As Well Let Her Go (Casey Bill Weldon)
- Knockin' Myself Out (Lil Grenn)
- Wild Women Don't Have The Blues (Ida Cox)

- South Carolina Rag (Willie Walker)
- Don't Sell It, Don't Give It Away (Oscar 'Buddy' Woods)
- I Know (Dave Peabody)
- I Got A Gal (Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson)

Dave Peabody discography

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Waterfront WF 001
41998Franklin & Harpe: Doin' The Dozens

- Joliet Bound
- Stop Hanging Around
- Raidin' Squad Blues
- Pick Poor Robin Clean

- South Carolina Rag
- Stack O'Lee Blues
- Just Well Let Her Go
- If Blake Could See Me Now
- The Twelves (The Dirty Dozens)
- Beedle Um Bum
- 32-30 Blues
- Keep It Clean
Rick Franklin & Neil Harpe


Patuxent CD HB 1001

51999The King Earl Boogie Band: Feelin' Good

- Gone By Midnight
- San Francisco Bay Blues
- Cross Road Blues
- KC Moan
- I Feel So Good
- Trouble In Mind
- Down The Road Apiece

- South Carolina Rag
- Mississippi Blues
- Rock Little Baby
- Campbell's Soup
- Bourgeois Blues
- Let The Good Times Roll

The King Earl Boogie Band: David Peabody, Ian Campbell, Colin Earl, George Leslie Calvert, John Coghlan


A New Day Records

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Görgen Antonsson discographies
- Robert M.W. Dixon & John Godrich: Blues & Gospel Records 1902 - 1943, 3rd ed. 1982, p. 795
- wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/usa/south-carolina
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

 

Southeast Blues further reading

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Bastin, Bruce: Crying for the Carolines.- London (Studio Vista) 1971

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Bastin, Bruce: Red River Blues - The Blues Tradition in the Southeast.- Chicago (University of Illinois Press) 1986

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Bastin, Bruce: Truckin' My Blues Away - East Coast Piedmont Styles.- in: Cohn, Lawrence: Nothing But The Blues - The Music and the Musicians.- New York, London, Paris (Abbeville Press) 1993, p. 205 - 231

 

Stefan Wirz


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