Baby Boy
Warren
Robert Henry Warren
b. August 13, 1919 in Lake Providence, Louisiana
d. July 1, 1977 in Detroit, Michigan

discography
B A B Y   B O Y   W A R R E N; source: David Harrison: Die Legenden des Blues.- p. 64
source: David Harrison: Die Legenden des Blues.- p. 64

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Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

Baby Boy Warren 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm / 7 inch 45 rpm
112/1949"BABY BOY" WARREN

- My Special Friend Blues (PR706A)
- Nervy Woman Blues (PR706B)

rec. 1949 in Detroit, MI; Robert Henry Warren, voc, g; Charlie Mills, p
Prize label 'dummy':  Prize 704-A (Johnny Williams: Miss Rosie Mae)
Prize 706




= Staff 706 (1950)






= Gotham 507 (1950)

21/1950BABY BOY WARREN AND HIS BUDDY

- Lonesome Cabin Blues (PR707A)
- Don't Want No Skinny Woman (PR707B) #

rec. 1949 in Detroit, MI; Robert Henry Warren, voc, g; Charlie Mills, p; # Milt Hinton?, b



Staff 707
31949JOHNNY WILLIAMS

- Forgive Me Darling (BW709-A1)
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey (BW709-B1)

rec. 1949 in Detroit, MI; Robert Henry Warren, voc, g; Charlie Mills, p



Staff 709




= Federal 12008
[King subsidiary]   [as by
BABY BOY WARREN]

41950JOHNNY WILLIAMS

Staff 717
- I Got Lucky (J.W.717-A)
- Let's Renew Our Love (J.W.717-B)

Swing Time 225
- I Got Lucky (224A)
- Let's Renew Our Love (224B)

Swing Time 255
- I Got Lucky (255A)
- Let's Renew Our Love (255B)

rec. 1950 in Detroit, MI; Robert Henry Warren, voc, g; Boogie Woogie Red, p; Curtis Foster, dr

Staff 717

= Swing Time 225 (1950)


= Swing Time 255 (1950)

51953BABY BOY WARREN And His Trio

- Taxi Driver (A)
- Bad Lover Blues (B)

rec. 1950 in Detroit, MI; Robert Henry Warren, voc, g; Boogie Woogie Red, p; Curtis Foster, dr
Cadet recordings




Sampson 633
[subsidiary of Sam Taylor's
Prosperity Recording Co.]

6c1954BABY BOY WARREN

- Sanafee [Not Welcome Any More] (26A) #
- Hello Stranger [Mattie Mae] (26B)

rec. c. 1954 in Detroit, MI; Baby Boy Warren, voc, g; Sonny Boy Williamson, hca; Washboard Willie, washb, dr



J-V-B 26

# = Excello 2211 (1962)

7c1954BABY BOY WARREN AND HIS BAND

J-V-B 59
BABY BOY WARREN AND HIS BAND
- Chicken [aka Chuc-A-Luck] (59A) #   @ youtube
- Baby Boys Blues [sic] [aka Bring Me My Machine Gun] (59B)   @ youtube

Drummond 3002
BABY BOY WARREN and his Band
- Chicken (308)
- Baby Boy Blues (309)

rec. c. 1954 in Detroit, MI; Baby Boy Warren, voc, g; Sonny Boy Williamson, hca; Washboard Willie, washb, dr




J-V-B 59 [# has been used
for two different records]






= Drummond 3002 (1956)

# = Excello 2211 (1962)

81954BABY BOY WARREN

- Mattie Mae (54-113)   @ youtube
- Santa Fe (54-114)   @ youtube

rec. 1954 in Detroit [Chicago?]; Baby Boy Warren, voc, g; Boogie Woogie Red, p; Calvin Frazier, g; Washboard Willie, washb





Blue Lake 106
[Al Benson's label]
91956BABY BOY WARREN

- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me (310)
- Stop Breakin' Down (311)

rec. c. 1954 in Detroit, MI; Baby Boy Warren, voc, g; Johnny Hooks, ts; Boogie Woogie Red, p; Little George Jackson, g; Jimmy Tarrant, dr





Drummond 3003
101962BABY BOY WARREN

- Not Welcome Any More [aka Sanafee]
- Chuc-A-Luck [aka Chicken]
J-V-B 26 / J-V-B 59
(c.1954)






Excello 45-2211


LP / CD compilations
111966Detroit Blues - The Early 1950s

Baby Boy Warren
- Sanafee [J-V-B 26]
- Baby Boy Blues [J-V-B 59]
- Mattie Mae [Hallo Stranger] [J-V-B 26]
- Chicken [J-V-B 59]
Dr. Ross
- Thirty Two Twenty
Bobo Jenkins
- 10 Below Zero
- Baby Don't You Want To Go
Eddie Kirkland
- No Shoes

Detroit Count
- Hastings Street Opera
L. C. Green
- Remember Way Back
Big Maceo
- Big City Blues
John Lee Hooker
- House Rent Boogie
One String Sam
- O Need $100
Brother Will Hairston
- Alabama Bus

notes by Paul Oliver



Blues Classics BC 12

Blues Classics discography

11a1967California Blues

Smokey Hogg
- I Don't Want No Bloodstains
- Restless Bedroom Blues
Lowell Fulson
- Television Blues
- Angel Smile

Johnny Williams (Baby Boy Warren)
- Let's Renew Our Love [Staff 717]
- I Got Lucky [Staff 717]
John Lee Hooker
- Prison Bound

John Lee Hooker
- Bumble Bee Blues
Smokey Hogg
- My Last Blues
- Jesus Knows How Much We Can Bear
Lowell Fulson
- Jennie Lee
- Baby Don't You Hear Me Calling
Floyd Dixon
- Johnny Katherine
- Mississippi Blues


notes by Paul Oliver

Polydor 423242 (G)




= Black Lion BLCD 760224
(1997)

1204/1968Detroit
the post war blues volume 5

Harvey Hill & His String Band
- She Fool Me
L.C. Green
- When The Sun Is Shining
- Hold Me In Your Arms
Henry Smith & His Blue Flames
- Lonesome Blues
- Good Rockin' Mama
Sylvester Cotton & His Guitar
- Sak-Relation Blues
- Ugly Woman

Slim Pickens
- Papa's Boogie

Baby Boy Warren & His Buddy
- Lonesome Cabin Blues
- Don't Want No Skinny Woman
- Forgive Me Darling
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
Bobo Jenkins
- Bad Luck And Trouble
Andrew Durham & His Guitar
- Sweet Lucy
- Hattie Mae


notes (04/1968)
by Ron Harwood
and Sam Stark





the post-war blues pwb 5

PWB discography

131968?Story Of The Blues - Blues Pianorama -1

Harmonica Slim
- My Girl Won't Quit Me
- You Better Believe
Joe Hill Louis
- Glamour Girl
- Keep Your Arms Around Me
Willie Love
- Take It Easy, Baby
- Little Car Blues
Jimmy Eager
- Please Mr. Doctor [Sabre 100, 1954]
Tampa Red
- I Should Have Loved Her More


Baby Boy Warren
- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me [Drummond 3003, c.1954]
- Stop Breakin' Down [Drummond 3003, c.1954]
Billy Emerson
- Move, Baby, Move [Sun 214, 1954-55]
- When It Rains It Pours [Sun 214, 1954-55]
Little Junior's Blue Flames
- Feelin' Good [Sun 187]
- Fussin' And Fightin' Blues [Sun 187]
Allen Bunn
- My Kinda Woman [Red Robin 124]
- Too Much Competition
[Red Robin 124]


Negro Art M-12-SB-357 (Fr)

Negro Art discography

14196?The 'Downhome' Blues Part Two

Little Al
- No Jive [Excello 2098]
Lonesome Sundown
- My Home Is A Prison [Excello 2102]
Slim Harpo
- Strange Love [Excello 2138]
Arthur Gunter
- Baby Let's Play House
Little Al
- Easy Ridin' Buggy [Excello 2128]
Lazy Lester
- Lonesome Highway Blues [Excello 2230]

Silas Hogan
- Airport Blues [Excello 2231]
Little Al
- Little Lean Woman [Excello 2098]

Baby Boy Warren
- Chuck-A-Luck [Chicken] [J-V-B 59 / Excello 2211]
Jimmy Anderson
- Goin' Crazy Over T.V. [Excello 2257]
Little Sonny
- I'll Love You Baby [JVB 5001 / Excello 2209]
Little Al
- Every Day Brings About A Change [Excello 2128]
Lonesome Sundown
- Don't Go [Excello 2145]


notes by Keith Tillman



Python PLP-KM 14

Python discography

151969The Real Blues

Roscoe Shelton
- Think It Over
- Miss You So
Blue Charlie
- I‘m Gonna Kill That Hen

Baby Boy Warren
- Not Welcome Anymore [J-V-B 26 / Excello 45-2211]
Earl Gaines
- It‘s Love Baby
Whispering Smith
- I Tried So Hard

Silas Hogan
- Trouble At Home Blues
Jimmy Anderson
- Frankie And Johnny
Arthur Gunter
- Workin‘ For My Baby
Lightnin‘Slim
- Death Valley Blues
Lazy Lester
- Courtroom Blues
Slim Harpo
- Lovin‘ You The Way I Do





Excello LPS-8011




= Excello 8011/SO-1
(US late 1980s)

Excello discography

161972Johnny Mars: Blues From Mars

- Rocket 88
- Off The Wall
- It's My Own Fault
- Me And Piney Brown
- My Dream (Blues In My Sleep)
- Don't Start Me To Talking

- Bring It On Home
- Break It Up
- Back Track
- Aw Baby

- Meet Me In The Alley #

rec. May 1972 at Chalk Farm Studios, London; Johnny Mars, voc, hca; Bob Brunning, b; Pat Grover, g; Bob Hall, mandolin, p; John Hunt, dr; # Boogie Woogie Red (Vernon Harrison), voc; # Baby Boy Warren, voc; prod. by Jim Simpson (Big Bear)
notes by Mike Leadbitter



Polydor 2460168 (1972)

= Big Bear BEAR 17

171972The Excello Story

- Goin' Home - Lightnin' Slim
- Just Made Twenty One - Lightnin' Slim
- My Home Is A Prison - Lonesome Sundown
- No Jive - Little Al
- Little Lean Woman - Little Al
- Don't Bring Me No Friend - Blue Charlie
- Tell Me Pretty Baby - Lazy Lester
- Gonna Stick To You Baby - Lonesome Sundown

- Nothin' But The Devil - Lightnin Slim
- Bobby Sox Baby - Slim Harpo
- Snoopin' Around - Slim Harpo
- Frankie & Johnny - Jimmy Anderson
- Everybody Needs Somebody - Silas Hogan
- Hoodoo Party - Tabby Thomas
- Live Jive - Whispering Smith
- Don't Let Nobody Know - Willie Baker


- Little Darlin' - The Gladiolas
- Sweetheart Please Don't Go - The Gladiolas
- Oh Julie - Crescendos
- Miss You So - Lillian Offitt
- This Should Go On Forever - Guitar Gable
- Prisoner's Song - Warren Storm
- Mama Mama Mama Look What Your Little Boy's Done - Warren Storm
- Rainin' In My Heart - Slim Harpo

- She's My Kinda' Girl - Shy Guy Douglas
- Calling All Cows - Blues Rockers
- Things Ain't Right - Jerry McCain & His Upstarts
- She's Mine, All Mine - Arthur Gunter
- Chicken Hearted Woman - Clarence Samuels
- Love Shock - Little Sonny

- Chuc-A-Luck - Baby Boy Warren
- Quit My Drinkin' - Robert Garrett

DLP

Excello LPS-8025 (US)


= Blue Horizon 2683 007
= 2937-001A / 2937-002B
(UK 1972)

18197?Something Gone Wrong
Blues Obscurities Volume 5

Baby Boy Warren
- My Special Friend Blues [Gotham 507]
- Nervy Woman Blues [Gotham 507]
Leroy 'Country' Johnson
- Log House On The Hill [Freedom 1509]
- No One To Love Me [Freedom 1509]
Ernest McClay
- Big Timin' Woman [Murray 506]
- Night Working Woman [Murray 506]
Little Walter
- I Just Keep Loving Her [Ora Nelle 711]

Othum Brown (+ Little Walter)
- Ora Nelle Blues [Ora Nelle 711]
Little Sam Davis
- 1958 Blues [Rockin' 512]
- Goin' Home To Mother [Rockin' 512]
Little Milton Anderson
- Little Milton's Boogie [Delta 403]
- Boogie Woogie Woogie Baby [Delta 403]
Dan Pickett
- Something's Gone Wrong [Gotham 512]
- Chicago Blues [Gotham 512]


Blues Obscurities BOV5 (UK)

Blues Obscurities
discography

191976Detroit Ghetto Blues 1948-1954

Slim Pickens
- Papa's Boogie
Walter Mitchell
- Pet Milk Blues
- Stop Messin' Around
L. C. Green
- Little School Girl
- Going Down To The River
Sam Kelly
- Ramblin' Around Blues
Playboy Fuller
- Gonna Play My Guitar
- Sugar Cane Highway

Rocky Fuller
- Soon One Morning
- Come On Baby Now
Robert Henry
- Something's Wrong

Baby Boy Warren
- Hello Stranger [J-V-B 26]
Henry Smith
- Lonesome Blues
- Good Rockin' Mama

Baby Boy Warren
- Taxi Driver [Sampson 633]
- Bad Lover Blues [Sampson 633]

notes by Leroy Pierson


click to read liner notes !
Nighthawk 104

Nighthawk discography

201977Baby Boy Warren: Detroit Blues 1949 to 1954
14 Classic Lowdown Blues

- My Special Friend Blues
- Nervy Woman Blues
- Lonesome Cabin Blues
- Don't Want No Skinny Woman
- Forgive Me Darling
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
- I Got Lucky

- Let's Renew Our Love
- Hello Stranger
- Mattie Mae
- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me
- Stop Breakin' Down
- Taxi Driver
- Bad Lover Blues




Kingfish 1001
211988Alley Special

Wright Holmes
- Good Road Blues
- Alley Special
Sonny Boy Johnson
- Quinsella
Wright Holmes
- Drove From Home Blues
David McKinley
- Ardelle
Stick Horse Hammond
- Little Girl
- Truck 'em

Muddy Waters (as "James Carter")
- Mean Red Spider

Baby Boy Warren
- Nervy Woman Blues [Prize / Staff 706]
- My Special Friend Blues [Prize / Staff 706]
W. Harris
- Angel Of Mercy
- Low Down Dirty Shame
Eddie Burns
- Untitled Blues
David McKinley
- Shreveport Blues


notes by Chris Smith



Krazy Kat KK 820 (UK)

notes by Chris Smith

= Collectables CD COL-5320
(UK 1990)

221990John Lee Hooker: Detroit Blues

Krazy Kat KK 816 / Collectables COL-CD-5316 tracks
John Lee Hooker
- House Rent Boogie
- Wandering Blues
Eddie Burns
- Making A Fool Out Of Me
John Lee Hooker
- Questionnaire Blues
- Real Gone Gal
Eddie Burns
- Squeeze Me Baby
John Lee Hooker
- Feed Her All Night
Eddie Burns
- Gangster Blues
- Where Did You Stay Last Night
John Lee Hooker
- My Daddy Was A Jockey
- Little Boy Blue
- How Long Must I Be Your Slave
Eddie Burns
- Grieving Blues
John Lee Hooker
- Ground Hog
- Mean Old Train
- Catfish

Flyright FLYCD 23 tracks
- House Rent Boogie
- Wandering Blues
- Making A Fool Out Of Me
- Questionnaire Blues
- Real Gone Gal
- Squeeze Me Baby
- Feed Her All Night
- Gangster Blues
- Where Did You Stay Last Night
- My Daddy Was A Jockey
- Little Boy Blue
- How Long Must I Be Your Slave
- Grieving Blues
- Ground Hog
- Mean Old Train
- Catfish
- Decoration Day Blues

Baby Boy Warren
- My Special Friend Blues [Prize / Staff 706]
- Nervy Woman Blues [Prize / Staff 706]




Krazy Kat KK 816 (UK
1987) "John Lee Hooker /
Eddie Burns: Detroit Blues
1950-51"

notes by Mike Rowe

(=) Collectables COL-CD
-5316 (1990)

notes by Kerry Kudlacek

(=) Collectables COL-CD ???
"John Lee Hooker
- The Rare Recordings"

(Gotham Golden Classics)

notes by Chris Smith
& Mike Rowe

Flyright FLYCD 23

Flyright discography

231991Baby Boy Warren

- My Special Friend Blues [Gotham 507]
- Nervy Woman Blues [Gotham 507]
- Lonesome Cabin Blues [Staff 707]
- Don't Want No Skinny Woman [Staff 707]
- Forgive Me Darling [Staff 709]
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey [Staff 709]
- Let's Renew Our Love [Swing Time 255 225]
- I Got Lucky [Swing Time 255 225]
- Mattie Mae [Blue Lake 106]
- Santa Fe [Blue Lake 106]

- Taxi Driver [Sampson 633]
- Bad Lover Blues [Sampson 633]
- Chicken # [Drummond 3002]
- Baby Boy Blues [Drummond 3002]
- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me [Drummond 3003]
- Stop Breakin' Down [Drummond 3003]
- Sanafee [] [J-V-B 26]
- Hellow [sic] Stranger [J-V-B 26]
- Not Welcome Any More [] [Excello 45-2211]
- Chuc-A-Luck # [Excello 45-2211]

# [] identical recordings from different labels !!!
notes by Mark Cunningham



BBW 901 (UK)
241996Motor City Blues - Please Mr. Foreman
(The Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival Vol. 1)

Chinner Mitchell / Mack Collins: Introductions
Little Junior: I Got My Eyes On You
Joe L.: Please Mr. Foreman
Bobo Jenkins: 24 Years
One String Sam: I Need $100
Johnnie Mae Matthews: Send You Back To Georgia
Washboard Willie: Wee Baby Blues
Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease
Boogie Woogie Red: The Viper Song

Baby Boy Warren: Too Many Drivers
Eddie "Guitar" Burns: Better Watch What You're Doing
Mr. Bo: Don't Want No Woman
Eddie Kirkland: I Got The Blues
Bobo Jenkins: Reelin' & Rockin'

Baby Boy Warren: She's Fine
Boogie Woogie Red: Red's Boogie
Joe L.: In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
One String Sam: I Got To Go
The Partymakers Inc.: Move It
John Sinclair: Interviewed by Fred Flame


rec. September 8, 1973 at the Otis Spann Memorial Field

Sequel NEXCD 274


= P-Vine PCD-1978 (Jp)

251998Motor City Blues
(The Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival)

- 24 Years - Bobo Jenkins
- Too Many Drivers - Baby Boy Warren
- Boogie Disease - Doctor Ross
- I Need $100 - One String Sam
- Mojo In Her Backbone - Eddie Kirkland
- I Call It Love - Eddie Burns
- Feelin' & Rockin' - Bobo Jenkins
- Do You Wanna Jump - Washboard Willie
- Chicago Breakdown - Doctor Ross
- I Got The Blues - Eddie Kirkland
- Viper Song - Boogie Woogie Red
- Don't Want No Woman - Mr. Bo
- She Wanna Sell My Monkey - Bobo Jenkins
- Wee Baby Blues - Washboard Willie

- She's Fine - Baby Boy Warren
- Please Mr. Foreman - Joe L. Carter
- I Got My Eyes On You - Little Junior
- Red's Boogie - Boogie Woogie Red
- Send You Back To Georgia - Johnnie Mae Matthews
- Better Watch What You're Doing - Eddie Burns
- In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) - Joe L. Carter
- I Got To Go - One String Sam


rec. September 8, 1973 at the Otis Spann Memorial Field

Total Energy NER-3019
261998Bayou Blues Harp
House Rockin' & Hip Shakin' Vol. 4

- Ponderosa Stomp - Jerry West
- Moody Blues - Slim Harpo
- I'm Him - J.D. Miller

- Santa Fe - Baby Boy Warren
- Love Shock - Aaron Willis
- Things Ain't Right - Jerry McCain
- If I Had My Life to Live Over - T. House
- Lonesome La La - Silas Hogan
- You Better Change - Curtis Grossley
- If You Think I've Lost You - Jerry West
- Winter Time Blues - Jerry West
- Trying to Please - Jerry McCain
- Storm in Texas (Texas Flood) - Moses Smith
- Frankie and Johnny - Tom House
- Snoopin' Around - Slim Harpo
- I Told My Little Woman - L. Johnson
- Don't Say a Word - Cornelius Green

- Bring Me My Machine Gun - Baby Boy Warren
- I'll Love You Baby - Aaron Willis
- Hound Dog Twist - Jerry West



Hip-O Records CD 40139
271999The Excello Story Vol. 4: 1961-1975

- Baby Scratch My Back -Slim Harpo
- I'm Tired Waitin' Baby - Jerry West
- Lonesome, Lonely Blues - Cornelius Green
- It's Your Voodoo Working - Charles Sheffield
- Hoodoo Party - Tabby Thomas
- Love Shock - Aaron Willis

- Not Welcome Anymore - Baby Boy Warren
- Naggin' - Jerry West
- Trouble At Home Blues - Silas Hogan
- Mean Woman Blues - Jerry West
- Winter Time Blues - Jerry West
- Tip on in, Pt. 1 - Slim Harpo
- You Put Your Touch On Me - Lee Emerson
- Soldier's Sad Story - Eugene T Watkins
- You'll Lose A Good Thing - Kip Anderson
- Live And Let Live - N. House
- The Right Here Is Where You Belong - Jerry Washington
- Power Is Gone - Eugene Kemp
- Snake Out Of Green Grass (Pt. 1) - Roshell Anderson
- (Don't Take Her) She's All I Got - Jerry Jr. Williams,



Hip-O Records CD 40157
281999Deep Harmonica Blues

- Courtin' In A Cadillac - Jerry McCain & His Upstarts
- That's What They Want - Jerry McCain & His Upstarts
- Calling All Cows - Blues Rockers
- Johnny Mae - Blues Rockers

- Santa Fe (Not Welcome Anymore) - Baby Boy Warren
- Chicken (Chuck a Luck) - Baby Boy Warren
- Love Shock - Little Sonny
- I'll Love You Baby (Until the Day I Die) - Little Sonny

- Bring Me My Machine Gun (Baby Boy Blues) - Baby Boy Warren
- Hello Stanger (Mattie Mae) - Baby Boy Warren
- You Better Change - Ole Sonny Boy
- Blues And Misery - Ole Sonny Boy
- You Don't Love Me No More - Jerry McCain & His Upstarts
- Things Ain't Right - Jerry McCain & His Upstarts
- Goin' Home - Lightnin' Slim
- Mannish Boy (I'm Grown) - Lightnin' Slim
- Wondering And Worrying - Slim Harpo
- They Call Me Lazy - Lazy Lester
- Harmonica Twist - Whispering Smith
- Please Give Me One More Chance - Whispering Smith
- Shut Your Mouth - Jimmy Anderson
- Rats And Roaches on Your Mind - Jimmy Anderson
- When I Met You Baby - Jolly George
- She's Got Me - Jolly George



Ace CDCHD 604
292001Baby Boy Warren
Stop Breakin' Down

The Complete Recordings

- My Special Friend Blues
- Nervy Woman Blues
- Lonesome Cabin Blues
- Don't Want No Skinny Woman
- Forgive Me Darling
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
- Let's Renew Our Love
- I Got Lucky
- Mattie Mae
- Santa Fe
- Taxi Driver
- Bad Lover Blues
- Chicken
- Baby Boy Blues
- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me
- Stop Breakin' Down
- Sanafee
- Hellow Stranger
- Not Welcome Any More
- Chuc-A-Luck
- Too Many Drivers
- She's Fine




Official OF-CD 5901 (Den)
302001The Parrot Records Blues Story

- Bad Luck Blues - Albert King
- Mama Talk to Your Daughter - J.B. Lenoir
- West Coast Blues - Ernest Lewis
- Tough Times - John Brim
- That Ain't Right - Henry Gray
- Cool Playing Blues - Curtis Jones
- Easy Lovin' - Little Papa Joe
- Fine Girls - J.B. Lenoir
- Looking for My Baby - Little Papa Joe
- Murder in the First Degree - St. Louis Jimmy Oden
- Blue Blues Boogie - Nature Boy Brown
- Yes, She's Gone - Dusty Brown

- Santa Fe - Baby Boy Warren
- Devil Is a Busy Man - Sunnyland Slim
- Crosstown Blues - Snooky Pryor
- No More Lovin' - Ernest Lewis
- Falling Rain Blues - Little Willie Foster
- Gary Stomp - John Brim
- Wrong Blues - Curtis Jones
- Eisenhower Blues - J.B. Lenoir

- Mattie Mae - Baby Boy Warren
- Four Day Jump - Little Willie Foster
- Going Back to Memphis - Sunnyland Slim
- Watch Yourself - Henry Gray
- Be on Your Merry Way - Albert King


notes by Victor Pearlin

Preserved CD 8575
312002Don't Worry 'bout The Bear

disc 1
- Shake Your Boogie - Snooky Pryor
- After You There Won't Be Nobody Else - Snooky Pryor
- Crossroads - Homesick James
- Highway 51 - Homesick James
- Honeydripper - Big John Wrencher
- Seems Like A Million Years - Eddie "Playboy" Taylor
- Ready For Eddie - Eddie "Playboy" Taylor
- Don't Worry 'Bout the Bear - Doctor Ross
- I'm A Mannish Boy - Doctor Ross
- Got Something To Tell You [live] - Doctor Ross, Chicago Aces
- Sneaky Pete - Erwin Helfer
- Homage To AA And PJ - Erwin Helfer, Bob Hall
- Texas Flood - Whispering Smith
- Walkin' In The Park - Lightnin' Slim
- 12th Street Boogie - G.P. Jackson

- Meet Me In The Alley - Johnny Mars, Boogie Woogie Red & Baby Boy Warren

disc 2
- She's in L.A. - Eddie "Guitar" Burns
- Do It If You Wanna - Eddie "Guitar" Burns
- Viper Song - Boogie Woogie Red
- I Wish You Would - Arnold, Billy Boy
- It's My Own Fault - Johnny Mars
- I've Been Down So Long - Johnny Mars
- Klickety Klock - Willie Mabon
- Blues Fell This Morning - Mickey Baker
- I'll Always Be In Love With You - Mickey Baker
- Alimony - Tommy Tucker
- Buzzard Luck - Billy "The Kid" Emerson
- Blues For My Baby - Charles Brown
- So Tired - Gene "The Mighty Flea" Connors
- Let The Good Times Roll - Gene "The Mighty Flea" Connors
- Honky Tonk - Gene "The Mighty Flea" Connors
- When A Woman Loves A Man - Cousin Joe


2 CD set
notes by Jim Simpson

Indigo IGOXDCD 2503 (UK)


= Sanctuary CD 81268 (2003)


= Castle CD 36170 (US 2005)

322004Down Home Blues Classics (1943-1953)

disc 1
- Little Mama Boogie - Thunder Smith
- Cross Country Blues - Frankie Lee Sims
- Hobo - J.-D. Edwards
- Hole In The Wall - L.C. Williams
- Rock Island Blues - Leroy Ervin
- Alley Special - Wright Holmes
- Quinsella - Sonny Boy Johnson
- Hattie Green - Dr. Hepcat
- Angel Chile - Andy Thomas
- Back To Sante Fe - Lee Hunter
- Rattlesnake Blues - Rattlesnake Cooper
- Mistreated Blues - Buddy Chiles
- No One To Love Me - Leroy Johnson
- Too Many Woman Blues - Willie Lane
- Locked In Jail Blues - Johnny Beck
- Wee Wee Hours - Charley Bradix
- Forgive Me Blues - Jesse James
- Black Snake Blues - Monister Parker
- Neglected Woman - Alexander Moore
- Gambling Blues - Lil Son Jackson
- Throw A Little Boogie - Manny Nicols
- Give Me Central 209 - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Western Rider Blues - Soldier Boy Houston
- Take It Easy - Nat Terry
- Sittin' Here Wonderin' - Luther Stoneham


disc 2
- Boogie - Snooky & Moody
- Hard Times - Floyd Jones
- Stop Messing Around - Walter Mitchell
- Cadillac Woman - Robert Richard
- Big City Blues - Big Maceo

- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey - Baby Boy Warren
- Notoriety Woman - Eddie Burns
- Rolling Stone - Muddy Waters
- Cut That Out - Junior Wells
- Crawlin' King Snake - Tony Hollins
- Crying Won't Help You - Robert Nighthawk
- Soon One Morning - Rocky Fuller
- Mean Old World - Little Walter
- Tired of Crying Over You - Morris Pejoe
- It Was A Dream - John Brim
- The Last Time - Jimmy Rogers
- Sad Story - Blue Smitty
- Little School Girl - L.C. Greene
- Something's Wrong With My Lovin' Machine - Robert Henry
- Brutal Hearted Woman - Johnny Shines
- I'll Die Tryin' - J.B. Lenoir
- Looking For A Woman - Little Hudson
- I Am The Boogie Man - John Lee Hooker
- She Fool Me - Harvey Hill Jr
- High And Lonesome - Jimmy Reed


disc 3
- She's A Married Woman - Big Joe Williams
- How Many Years - Howlin Wolf
- Build Myself A Cave - Mr. Honey
- Mr Ticket Agent - Silver Cooks
- Creole Gal Blues - Edgar Blanchard
- Too Late Baby Stick - Horse Hammond
- Country Boy Blues - Pee Wee Hughes
- Ardelle - David "Pete" McKinley
- Cadillac Blues - J.D. Horton
- Schoolboy Lost - John Hunter
- Eyesight To The Blind - Sonny Boy Williamson
- 1951 Blues - Luther Huff
- New Arrival - Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James
- Catfish Blues - Bobo Thomas
- Going Home To Mama - Clarence London
- Highway 80 Blues - Tommy Lee
- Western Union Man Chicago - Sunny Boy
- After Awhile - Papa Lightfoot
- Sweet Angel -Earl Hooker
- Seventy Four Blues - Willie Love
- Easy - Jimmy & Walter
- Take A Little Chance - Jimmy DeBarry
- Make A Little Love - Arthur Big Boy Crudup
- Goin' To New Orleans - Goin' To New Orleans


disc 4
- Broome Street Blues - Skookle-Dum-Do & Sheffield
- Black Jack Blues - Gabriel Brown
- Worried Man Blues - The Blues Boys
- Income Tax Blues - Ralph Wills
- Poor Little Angel- Dennis McMillan
- Broke Down Engine - Blind McTell
- Applejack Boogie - Pinetop Slim
- Number Writer - Dan Pickett
- She's Gone - Big Boy Ellis
- Your Sweet Man Blues - Leroy Dallas
- Blues Mixture - Sticks McGhee
- Shackles Round My Body - Little David
- Ticket Agent - Curley Weaver
- I Got What My Daddy Likes - Marylyn Scott
- Blind's Blues - John Lee
- Keep Your Hands Off 'Er - John Tinsley & Fred Holland
- Awful Shame - Hank Kilroy
- Lizzie Lou - Doug Quattlebaum
- Rub A Little Boogie - Duke Bayou
- So Much Trouble - Brownie McGhee
- Wine Head Baby - Lazy Slim Jim
- Baby, Let's Have Some Fun - Sonny Terry
- Rumors About My Baby - Willie Baker
- Gimme Your Bankroll - Square Walton
- Shake Baby Shake Champion - Jack Dupree


compiled by Neil Slaven
4 CD box

Boulevard Vintage 1003
332005Detroit Blues

disk 1
Calvin Frazier
- I'm In The Highway Man
- This Old World's In A Tangle (Fragment)
- Lilly Mae (1)
- Welfare Blues
- Blues
- She's A Double-Crossin' Woman
- Calvin Frazier Interview
- Dirty Dozens, The
- Calvin Frazier Interview
- Boogie-Woogie
- Lilly Mae (2)
- This Old World's In A Tangle
- Highway 51 Blues
Sampson Pittman
- John Henry - Cotton Farmer Blues
- Sampson Pittman Interview
- Joe Louis
- Sampson Pittman Interview
- Welfare Blues
- Sampson Pittman Interview
- I Been Down In The Circle Before
- Sampson Pittman Interveiw
- Levee Camp Story
- Highway 61 Blues
- Brother Low-Down And Sister Do-Dad (1)
- Brother Low-Down And Sister Do-Dad (2)


disk 2
John Lee Hooker
- Cold Chills (All Over Me)
- Rock Me Mama
- It Hurts Me So
- I Got Eyes For You
- Key To The Highway
- Bluebird Blues
- It's Been A Long Time Baby
- Ride 'Til I Die
- I Tried Hard
- Rock House Boogie
- It's Stormin' And Rainin'
- Let's Talk It Over
- Cool Little Car
- Lookin' For A Woman
- Boogie Rambler
- No More Doggin'
- Love Money Can't Buy
- Please Take Me Back
- My Baby Don't Love Me
- Pouring Down Rain
- Real, Real Gone
- Guitar Lovin' Man
- Stuttering Blues
- Too Much Boogie
- Need Somebody


disk 3
Baby Boy Warren
- My Special Friend Blues
- Nervy Woman Blues
- Lonesome Cabin Blues
- Don't Want To Skinny Woman
- Forgive Me Darling
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
- I Got Lucky
- Let's Renew Our Love
- Taxi Driver
- Bad Lover Blues
- Sanafee
- Hello Stranger
- Chicken
- Baby Boy Blues
- Chuck-A-Luck
- Mattie Mae
- Santa Fe
- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me
- Stop Breakin' Down
- It's Time For Lovin' To Be Done
Eddie Kirkland
- That's All Right
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
- No Shoes
- No Shoes
- Mistreated Woman
- Time For My Lovin' To Be Done


disk 4
Eddie Burns
- Papa's Boogie
- Notoriety Woman
- Hello Miss Jessie Lee
- Dealing With The Devil
Henry Smith
- Lonesome Blues
- Good Rockin' Mama
L.C. Green
- Going Down To The River
Sam Kelly
- Ramblin' Around Blues
Robert Richard
- Cadillac Woman
- Wig Wearing Woman
- Root Hog
Walter Mitchell
- Stop Messing Around
- Pet Milk Blues
Joe Von Battle
- Looking For My Woman
Playboy Fuller
- Gonna Play My Guitar
- Sugar Cane Highway
John Brim Combo
- Strange Man
- Mean Man Blues
Big Maceo
- Leavin' Blues
- Have You Heard About It
- Worried Life Blues No. 2
- Strange To Me Blues
- Without You My Life Don't Mean A Thing
- Eloise, Don't Play Me For A Fool
Detroit Count
- Hastings Street Opera: 1
- Hastings Street Opera: 2 - Detroit Count


4 CD set

JSP JSPCD 7736 (UK)
342005The R&B Hits Of 1954
A Sensational Star Studded Selection

disk 1
- Work With Me Annie - The Midnighters
- It Should've Been Me - Ray Charles
- I'll Be True - Faye Adams
- Shake, Rattle And Roll - Joe Turner
- My Love For You - Johnny Ace
- Lovey Dovey - The Clovers
- Oh What A Dream - Ruth Brown
- You Done Me Wrong - Fats Domino
- The Things That I Used To Do - Guitar Slim
- You're So Fine - Little Walter
- One Moment With You - Billy Ward & The Dominoes
- Oop Shoop - Shirley Gunter & The Queens
- Tipitina - Professor Longhair
- Quiet Whiskey - Wynonie Harris
- Baby Let Me Bang Your Box - The Toppers
- I'm In The Mood For You - Annie Laurie
- You Upset Me Baby - B.B. King
- I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
- I Wasn't Thinkin', I Was Drinkin' - The Checkers
- Baptize Me In Wine - Jalacy Hawkins
- Short John - Dinah Washington
- It's My Own Fault - John Lee Hooker
- Monkey Hips And Rice - The "5" Royales
- Evil Is Going On - Howling Wolf
- Mule Milk - Big Jay McNeely
- Take Out Your False Teeth Daddy - Margie Day
- Gee - The Crows
- Poison Ivy - Willie Mabon
- Space Guitar - Young John Watson


disc 2
- Tweedle Dee - LaVern Baker
- Gloria - The Cadillacs
- Make My Dreams Come True - Elmore James
- Riot In Cell Block No. 9 - The Robins
- Watch Dog - Lula Reed
- I Feel So Bad - Chuck Willis
- You'll Never Walk Alone - Roy Hamilton
- Ling Ting Tong - The Five Keys
- One Monkey Don't Stop No Show - Big Maybelle
- Please Forgive Me - Johnny Ace
- Just Make Love To Me - Muddy Waters
- Such A Night - The Drifters
- Hurts Me To My Heart - Faye Adams
- Whole Lotta' Love - B.B. King
- Sincerely - The Moonglows
- Reconsider Baby - Lowell Fulson
- Tick Tock - Marvin & Johnny
- Sexy Ways - The Midnighters
- I Smell A Rat - Big Mama Thornton
- I'm Just Your Fool - Buddy Johnson
- Hearts Of Stone - The Charms
- Jock-O-Mo - Sugar Boy
- Baby Let's Play House - Arthur Gunter
- You Don't Have To Go - Jimmy Reed
- I Understand Just How You Feel - The Four Tunes
- East Of The Sun - Jerry McCain
- I'm Leavin' (Clickity Clack) - The Hollywood Flames
- Play A Little While - J.B. Lenore


disc 3
- Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite - The Spaniels
- Blue Monday - Smiley Lewis
- Sh-Boom - The Chords
- Thrill Me Baby - Lil' Son Jackson
- Mambo Baby - Ruth Brown
- Pouring Down Rain - John Lee Hooker
- Never Let Me Go - Johnny Ace
- Annie Had A Baby - The Midnighters

- Chicken - Baby Boy Warren
- Don't You Know - Ray Charles
- Honey Love - Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters
- Cotton Crop Blues - James Cotton
- Kissing In The Dark - Memphis Minnie
- Toy Bell - The Bees
- Sloppy Drunk - Jimmy Rogers
- Story Of My Life - Guitar Slim
- I'm Gonna Run It Down - The "5" Royales
- When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer - B.B. King
- Last Night - Little Walter
- I'm Ready - Muddy Waters
- Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash - The Clovers
- Memphis Slim U.S.A. - Memphis Slim
- Something's Wrong - Fats Domino
- Wanderin' Heart - T-Bone Walker
- My Baby's 3-D - Billy Ward & The Dominoes
- Nightshift Blues - Zilla Mays & The Blues Caravan
- You're Still My Baby - Chuck Willis
- Rockin' Daddy - The Howling


3 CD set

Indigo IGOTCD 2565 (UK)
352007The 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
- Maggie Lee Blues - Johnny Shines
- You're The One That I Love - Johnny Shines
- Sweet Home Chicago - Johnny Shines
- Shake 'Em On Down - Johnny Shines
- Moanin' & Groanin' The Blues - Johnny Shines
- Terraplane Blues - Blind Will Dukes
- Dead Shrimp Blues - Blind Will Dukes
- Steady Rollin' Man - Blind Will Dukes
- Me And The Devil - Blind Will Dukes
- Mean Hearted Woman - Blind Will Dukes
- Ramblin' Blues - Blind Will Dukes
- Hobo Blues - Blind Will Dukes
- Milk Cow Blues - Blind Will Dukes
- Mistreated So Long - Blind Will Dukes
- Sail On Little Woman - Blind Will Dukes
- Hoodoo Man - Blind Will Dukes


compiled by Neil Slaven
4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 7795 (UK 2007)
 
Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 558-559
- Robert Ford: A Blues Bibliography, 2nd Edition (Routledge Music Bibliographies) 2007, p. 
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, p. 
- Bob McGrath: The R&B Indies, Volumes 1-4.- Vancouver (Eyeball Productions) 2005-2007, p. 4/287
- Pete Hoppula website
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: front cover of BBW 901

thanks to Flemming Nielsen, Alan Balfour, Rob Ford and Paul Pelletier for additional info / corrections / scans

 

B A B Y   B O Y   W A R R E N; source: back cover of BBW 901; click to enlarge !
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