Lawyer
Houston

William Lawyer Daniel Houston   a/k/a  'Soldier Boy Houston'
b. September 5, 1917 in Marshall, Texas
d. March 12, 1999 in Lancaster, California

discography

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

Lawyer 'Soldier Boy' Houston 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11950LAWYER HOUSTON

- Dallas Be-Bop Blues (A-451)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Lawyer Houston Blues (A-456)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. c. Spring 1950 at The Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave. in Dallas, TX; William Lawyer Houston, voc, g
session purchased by Atlantic on June 7, 1950



Atlantic 916
   

- Out In California (A-454)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- In The Army Since 1941 (A-455)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Going To The West Coast (A-457)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Lawton, Oklahoma Blues (A-458)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. c. Spring 1950 at The Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave. in Dallas, TX; William Lawyer Houston, voc, g
session purchased by Atlantic on June 7, 1950
Atlantic unissued

Atlantic SD 7226 (1972)

21952SOLDIER BOY HOUSTON

- Western Rider Blues (A-452)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Hug Me Baby (A-453)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. c. Spring 1950 at The Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave. in Dallas, TX; William Lawyer Houston, voc, g
session purchased by Atlantic on June 7, 1950





Atlantic 971

   

- Old Hen (520- ) (2:08)   @ Spotify
- Old Hen (520- ) (2:31)   @ Spotify
- Hollywood Blues (521-1) (2:25)   @ Spotify
- Hollywood Blues (521-2) (1:13) #   @ Spotify
- Far East Blues (522)   @ Spotify
- Trailway Bus Station (523)   @ Spotify
- At The Station Crying (524)   @ Spotify
- Soldier Boy Houston Blues (525)   @ Spotify
- Leavin' Korea (526)   @ Spotify

rec. November 9, 1953 in Los Angeles, CA by John Dolphin; William Lawyer Houston, voc, g; # Ira Taylor, hca; # unknown, 2nd hca
session sent [by John Dolphin] to King for them to consider; it appears that it just stayed in the King vaults, without ever being formally purchased (Neil Slaven's notes to JSP 4219 [via Chris Smith])
Hollywood unissued

JSP JSPCD 4219 (2012)

31966




The Party Blues

Dennis McMillon
- Paper Wooden Daddy   @ youtube
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Bed Springs Blues   @ youtube
Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band
- It's Tight Like That   @ youtube
- How Long How Long Blues   @ youtube
- She Loves So Good   @ youtube
Red Nelson ["Dirty Red"]
- Mother Fuyer

Soldier Boy Houston
- Western Rider Blues [Atlantic 971]   @ youtube

Bill Johnson's Louisiana Jug Band
- Don't Drink It In Here   @ Spotify
Memphis Jug Band
- Oh Ambulance Man   @ youtube
- Cave Man Blues   @ youtube
Jim Hill & Eddie Anthony
- Wringing That Thing   @ youtube
Mississippi John Hurt
- Candy Man Blues   @ youtube
Bo Carter
- All Around Man   @ youtube
Blind Blake
- Diddie Wa Diddie   @ youtube


prod. by Richard Spottswood

Melodeon MLP 7324
(US 1966)








Melodeon MLP 7324
("Biograph" reissue 197?)
"Party Blues"

Melodeon discography

41968Texas

Jesse Thomas
- Texas Blues
- Gonna Write You A Letter
Alex Moore
- Neglected Woman
- If I Lose You Woman
Manny Nichols
- Walkin' Talkin' Blues
- Tall Skinny Mama Blues

Soldier Boy Houston
- Western Rider Blues [Atlantic 971]
- Hug Me Baby [Atlantic 971]

Buddy Chiles
- Mistreated Blues
- Jet Black Woman
Andy Thomas
- Baby Quit Me Blues
- Angel Child
Country Jim
- Old River Blues
- I'll Take You Back
Nat Terry
- Take It Easy
- I Don't Know Why
notes by Paul Oliver



Post War Blues PWB 4

PWB discography

51972Texas Guitar: From Dallas To L.A.
Blues Originals Vol. 3

Al King - Reconsider Baby [Shirley 117]
Lawyer Houston - Dallas Bebop Blues [Atlantic 916]
Lawyer Houston - Western Rider Blues [Atlantic 971]
Ray Agee - Tin Pan Alley [Shirley 111]
Lawyer Houston - Hug Me Baby [Atlantic 971]
Lawyer Houston - Out In California [previously unissued]
T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues Special [previously unissued]

R.S. Rankin - You Don't Know What You're Doing [previously unissued]
Lawyer Houston - In The Army Since 1941 [previously unissued]
Lawyer Houston - Lawyer Houston Blues [Atlantic 916]
Guitar Slim - Along About Midnight [previously unissued]
Lawyer Houston - Going To The West Coast [previously unissued]
Lawyer Houston - Lawton, Oklahoma Blues [previously unissued]
T-Bone Walker - How Long Blues [previously unissued]

compiled by Ilhan Mimaroglu & Pete Lowry

Atlantic SD 7226 inner gatefold

notes by Pete Lowry





Atlantic SD 7226 (US 1972)




= Friday FRM 211121 (UK
2009)   (remastered)


= Atlantic WPCR-27700
(Jp 2013)   (remastered)

6198?Stompin'   Volume 20
The Country Blues

Leroy Dallas - Jump Little Children, Jump
Juke Boy Barner (Bonner) - Rock With Me Baby
Sonny Boy Williamson - Bring Along Half A Pint
Jesse Thomas - Another Friend Like Mine
Little Sam Davies (with Earl Hooker) - Goin' To New Orleans
(Alfred) Harmonica "Blues King" Harris - Blues King Mambo
Eddie Burns - Hello Miss Jessie Lee
J. & J. Deuces - Little Woman Blues

Joe Williams - Stack O'Dollars

Soldier Boy Houston - Hug Me Baby [Atlantic 971]
L.C. Green - When The Sun Is Shining
Sleepy Joe - Mama Mama Blues
Joe Hill Louis - Joe's Jump
Harmonica "Blues King" Harris - I Need You Pretty Baby For My Own
Henry Thomas - Good Rockin' Mama
Snooky Pryor - Boogie Twist





Stompin' STOMP 120

Stompin' discography

7200?Stompin' 30
23 Rockin' Blues Monsters!

Little Luther - Doggin' Me
John Brim - I Would Hate To See You Go
Sonny Boy Williamson - The Hunt
Lightnin' Hopkins - Had A Gal Called Sal
Chris Kenner - Don't Let Her Pin That Charge On Me
John Brim - Go Away
Willie King - Peg Leg Woman
Little Walter - Crazy Mixed Up World
Jessie Knight - Nothing But Money
Little Shy Guy - Let's Rock & Roll
Lightnin' Hopkins - Movin' On Out Boogie
Little Luther - Automatic Baby
Junior Wells - Cha Cha Cha In Blue
Calvin Johnson - Unsatisfied Mind
John Brim - You Got Me Where You Want Me
Junior Wells - Lovey Dovey Lovey One
Little Willie Brown - Cut It Out
Thomas Cannaday - Hello
Brooks Orrick - Mama Blues
Crook Junior - Wiggle It Baby
Little Shy Guy - Little Girl

Soldier Boy Houston - Hug Me Baby [Atlantic 971]
Memphis Minnie - Me And My Chauffeur


Stompin' CD 330

Stompin' discography

82004Down 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 [Atlantic 971]
- 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
notes by Neil Slaven

Boulevard Vintage 1003
92005Down Home Blues Classics: Texas 1946-1954

disc 1: Lightnin' Boogie
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Lightnin' Boogie
- Katie Mae Blues [Aladdin 167]
- Feel So Bad [Aladdin 168 ? or alt tk ?]
- Short Haired Woman<
- Let Me Play With Your Poodle [Aladdin 209]
- Picture On The Wall
- Sugar Mama
- Someday Baby
- Abilene
- Shotgun
- Lonesome Home
- Tim Moore's Farm
- Lightnin's Boogie
- Automobile
- Jake Head Boogie
- One Kind Favor
- Gotta Move
- Long Way From Texas
- Dirty House
- Freight Train Blues
- Sad News From Korea
- Gone With The Wind
- Sittin' Down Thinkin'
- Don't Think 'Cause You're Pretty
- Sick Feeling Blues
- Had A Gal Called Sal


disc 2: Walking Talking Blues
West Texas Slim - Loudella
Thunder Smith - Big Stars Are Falling [Gold Star 615]
Stick Horse Hammond - Alberta [Job 100]
Frankie Lee Sims - Lucy Mae Blues
Rattlesnake Cooper - Lost Woman Blues
Mercy Dee - Lonesome Cabin Blues
Lil' Son Jackson - Bad Whiskey, Bad Woman
Smokey Hogg` - Worried Blues
Willie Lane - Prowlin' Ground Hog
Manny Nichols - Walking Talking Blues
Sonny Boy Davis - Rhythm Blues
L.C. Williams - Strike Blues
Big Son Tillis - Rocks Is My Pillow [Elko 821]
Clarence Garlow - Bon Ton Roula
Sunny James - Please Mam Forgive Me [Down Town 2010]
Wright Holmes - Drove From Home Blues
Leroy Ervin - Blue, Black and Evil
Pete McKinley - Mean Black Snake
Manny Nichols - Tall Skinny Mama Blues
Ernest Lewis - No More Lovin'
Bill Simpson - Jelly Roll Man

Soldier Boy Houston - Dallas Be Bop Blues [Atlantic 916]
Perry Cain - A|l The Way From Texas
John Hogg - Black Snake Blues
Buddy Chiles - Jet Black Woman


disc 3: Little Mae Belle
Frankie Lee Sims - Home Again Blues
Lil' Son Jackson - Roberta Blues
Texas Alexander - Crossroads
Thunder Smith - Cruel Hearted Woman [Gold Star 615]
L.C. Williams - Boogie All The Time
Ernest Lewis - Rosa Lee
Stick Horse Hammond - Gamblin' Man [Job 100]
Johnny Beck - You Gotta Lay Down Mama
Manny Nichols - Worried Life
Monister Parker - You Gonna Need Me
Smokey Hogg - Misery Blues
Country Slim - What Wrong Have I Done
Mercy Dee - Ba-Ba-Du-Lay Blues (G.I. Fever)
James Tisdom - Throw This Poor Dog A Bone
Andy Thomas - My Baby Quit Me Blues
The Sugarman - Which Woman Do I Love
D.C. Washington - Happy Home Blues [Gold Star 661]
Willie Lane - Howlin' Wolf
Miss Country Slim - In My Girlish Days
Thunder Smith - Low Down Dirty Ways [Down Town 2013]
Andrew Thomas - Chicago Blues
Big Son Tillis - Zetela Blues [Elko 821]
Sonny Boy Davis - I Don't Live Here No More
Clarence Garlow - I'm In A Boogie Mood
West Texas Slim - Little Mae Belle


disc 4: She's Gone with the Wind
Soldier Boy Houston - Hug Me Baby [Atlantic 971]
Lil' Son Jackson - Cairo Blues
Leroy 'Country' Johnson - Log House On The Hill
Manny Nichols - No One To Love Me
Ernest Lewis - Shake 'Em On Down
Thunder Smith - Santa Fe Blues [Gold Star 644]
Big Son & Lillian Tillis - Ten Long Years [Elko 822]
Stick Horse Hammond - Highway 51 [Job 105]
Lil' Son Jackson - Freedom Train Blues
Frankie Lee Sims - Single Man Blues
James Tisdom - Last Affair Blues
Wright Holmes - Good Road Blues
Manny Nichols - Forgive Me
Andrew Thomas - I Love My Baby
Sunny James - Excuse Me Baby [Down Town 2010]
Luther Stoneham - January 11, 1949 Blues
David Pete McKinley - Shreveport Blues
John Hogg - Worrying Blues
Willie Lane - Black Cat Rag
Ernest Lewis - West Coast Blues
Mercy Dee - Evil And Hanky
L.C. Williams - Black Woman

Soldier Boy Houston - Lawyer Houston Blues [Atlantic 916]
The Sugarman - She's Gone With The Wind
Stick Horse Hammond - Truck 'Em On Down [Gotham 504]


4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

Boulevard Vintage
BVBCD 1012
102007Lightning Hopkins: Lightning Special
Volume 2 of the Collected Works

disc 1:
- What Kind Of Heart Have You
- Mad As I Can Be - (alt tk)
- Ain't It A Shame
- Crazy 'bout My Baby
- What's The Matter Now
- My Mama Told Me
- Highway Blues
- I'm Wild About You Baby
- Bad Things On My Mind
- The War Is Over
- Policy Game
- Merry Christmas
- Happy New Year
- Cemetery Blues
- I Love You Baby
- Shine On Moon
- Lightnin's Boogie
- Lonesome In Your Home
- Remember Me
- Sittin' Down Thinkin'
- Lightnin's Special
- Please Don't Go Baby
- Don't Think 'cause You're Pretty
- Life I Used To Live
- Grandma's Boogie
- My Baby's Gone
- Early Mornin' Boogie


disc 2:
- Moving On Out Boogie
- Sick Feeling Blues
- Hopkins Sky Hop
- Evil Hearted Woman
- Don't Need No Job
- Blues For My Cookie
- Had A Gal Called Sal
- They Wonder Who I Am
- Nothin' But The Blues
- That's Alright Baby
- Finally Met My Baby
- My Little Kewpie Doll
- Wonder What Is Wrong With Me
- Late In The Evening
- Lightnin' Jump
- Leavin' Blues
- Moanin' Blues
- Walkin' The Streets
- Mussy Haired Woman
- Trying, Trying
- You'll Never Miss The Water
L.C. Williams
- Hole In The Wall
- Boogie All The Time
- Strike Blues
- You Can't Take It With You Baby
- So Sorry
- The Lazy J
- Fannie Mae


disc 3:
Melvin "Lil' Son" Jackson
- Roberta Blues
- Freedom Train Blues
- Ground Hog Blues
- Bad Whiskey - Bad Women
- Gone With The Wind
- No Money, No Love
- Talkin' Boogie
- Milford Blues
- Cairo Blues
- Evil Blues
- Gambling Blues
- Homeless Blues
Manny Nichols
- Walkin' Blues
- Forgive Me Baby
- Walking Talking Blues
- Tall Skinny Mama Blues
- Worried Life
- Forgive Me
- No One To Love Me
- Throw A Little Boogie
Thunder Smith
- Can't Do Like You Used To [Aladdin 165]
- West Coast Blues [Aladdin 165]
- Little Mama Boogie [Aladdin 166]
- Cruel Hearted Woman [Gold Star 615]
- Big Stars Are Falling [Gold Star 615]
- Santa Fe Blues [Gold Star 644]


disc 4:
Soldier Boy Houston
- Dallas Bebop Blues [Atlantic 916]
- Western Rider Blues [Atlantic 971]
- Hug Me Baby [Atlantic 971]
- Out In California Blues [Atlantic SD 7226]
- In The Army Since 1941 [Atlantic SD 7226]
- Lawyer Houston Blues [Atlantic 916]
- Going To The West Coast [Atlantic SD 7226]
- Lawton, Oklahoma Blues [Atlantic SD 7226]
J.D. Edwards
- Cryin'
- Playboy Blues
- Hobo
- Cold In The Evening
- West Coast Blues
Ernest Lewis
- Rosa Lee
- Shake 'em On Down
- Loudella
- Little Mae Belle
- No More Lovin'
- West Coast Blues
- What Wrong Have I Done
- In My Girlish Days
Frankie Lee Sims
- Home Again Blues
- Cross Country Blues
- Don't Forget Me Baby
- Single Man Blues


compiled by Neil Slaven
4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 7790
112007Atlantic Blues 1949-1970

disc 1:
- Drinkin' Wine Spo-dee-o-dee - Stick McGhee
- Drank Up All The Wine Last Night - Stick McGhee
- The Razor Ball - Barrelhouse Sammy
- Last Dime Blues - Barrelhouse Sammy
- Mardi Gras In New Orleans - Roy 'Baldhead' Byrd
- Hey Now Baby - Professor Longhair
- She Walks Right In - Professor Longhair
- Tee-nah-nah - Harry Van Walls
- Let's Do It - Stick McGhee
- House Warmin' Boogie - Stick McGhee

- Dallas Bebop Blues - Lawyer Houston [Atlantic 916]
- In The Army Since 1941 - Soldier Boy Houston [Atlantic SD 7226]
- Goodnight Irene - Leadbelly
- Vicksburg Blues '51 - Little Brother Montgomery
- Talkin' Boogie - Little Brother Montgomery
- Yancey Special - Jimmy Yancey
- Santa Fe Blues - Jimmy & Mama Yancey
- Monkey Woman Blues - Jimmy & Mama Yancey
- Worried Life Blues - Ray Charles
- All Night Lover Blues - Jimmy 'Baby Face' Lewis


disc 2:
- Jump, Everybody, Jump - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- Anytime, Any Place, Anywhere - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- I'm So Good To You (Pretty Baby) - Jimmy 'Baby Face' Lewis
- Rock Me Daddy - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! - Joe Morris Blues Cavalcade
- Chains Of Love - Joe Turner
- Bump Miss Susie - Joe Turner
- Let's Get Together And Make Some Love - Jimmy Lewis
- Every Time - Lil Green
- I've Got That Feelin' - Lil Green
- Sweet Sixteen - Joe Turner
- Alarm Clock Boogie - Odelle Turner<
- Messin' Up - Chuck Norris [Atlantic 994]
- Losing Hand - Ray Charles
- Feelin' Sad - Ray Charles
- TV Mama - Joe Turner
- Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop - Joe Turner
- Last Call For Whiskey - Choker Campbell
- Tipitina - Professor Longhair
- Who's Been Fooling You - Professor Longhair


disc 3:
- Big Foot May - Hal Paige
- In The Evening - Joe Turner
- Roll Baby Roll - Floyd Dixon
- Wait Baby - Little Johnny Jones
- Hoy Hoy - Little Johnny Jones
- Chicago Blues - Little Johnny Jones
- Hey Bartender - Floyd Dixon
- When I Get Lucky - Floyd Dixon
- Floyd's Blues - Floyd Dixon
- Papa Ain't Salty - T-Bone Walker
- Play On Little Girl - T-Bone Walker
- T-bone Blues Special - T-Bone Walker
- Roll 'em Pete - Joe Turner
- Piney Brown Blues - Joe Turner
- Down Through The Years - Guitar Slim
- It's Too Late - Chuck Willis
- Ain't Nobody's Business - Jimmy Witherspoon
- How Long Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon
- T-bone Blues - T-Bone Walker
- Call It Stormy Monday - T-Bone Walker


disc 4:
- After The Lights Go Down Low - Al Hibbler
- Empty Bed Blues - Lavern Baker
- Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out - Lavern Baker
- Preaching The Blues - Lavern Baker
- Nasty Boogie - Champion Jack Dupree
- Junker's Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
- Along About Midnight - Guitar Slim
- My Time Is Expensive - Guitar Slim
- Trouble In Mind - Jimmy Ricks
- Romance In The Dark - Jimmy Ricks
- Two Years Of Torture - Ray Charles
- I'm Gettin' 'long Alright - Esther Phillips
- Confessin' The Blues - Esther Phillips
- Cherry Red - Esther Phillips
- Going Down Slow - Aretha Franklin
- Today I Sing The Blues - Aretha Franklin
- River's Invitation - Aretha Franklin
- Play It Cool - Freddie King
- I Don't Know - Freddie King
- My Love For You Will Never Die - Otis Rush


prod. by Billy Vera
4 CD box set

Rhino Hand R2 7737
(limited edition)
122010Let Me Tell You About The Blues
The Evolution of Texas Blues

CD 1:
Blind Lemon Jefferson - Jack O' Diamonds Blues
Henry 'Ragtime' Thomas - John Henry
Blind Willie Johnson - It's Nobody's Fault But Mine
Coley Jones - Traveling Man
Washington Phillips - Denomination Blues Pt 1
Bessie Tucker - Penitentiary
Frenchy's String Band - Texas And Pacific Blues
Texas Tommy - Trinity River Bottom Blues
Hattie Burleson - Jim Nappy
Ramblin' Thomas - Hard Dallas Blues
Willie Reed - Texas Blues
Bobbie Cadillac - Carbolic Acid Blues
Otis Harris - You'll Like My Loving
Sammy Hill - Cryin' For You Blues
William McCoy - Central Tracks Blues
Texas Alexander - No More Women Blues
Lonnie Johnson - Broken Levee Blues
Jesse 'Baby Face' Thomas - Blue Goose Blues
Texas Bill Day - Burn The Trestle Down
Whistlin' Alex Moore - Blue Bloomer Blues
Oak Cliff T-Bone - Wichita Falls Blues
Little Hat Jones - Kentucky Blues
Gene Campbell - Doggone Mean Blues
Eddie & Oscar - Nok-Em-All
Walter Davis - Blue Ghost Blues


CD 2:
Mississippi Sheiks - Sales Tax
Bo Carter - Backache Blues
Joe Pullum - Cwa Blues
Bernice Edwards - Butcher Shop Blues
Dallas Jamboree Jug Band - Elm Street Woman Blues
Black Boy Shine - Ice Pick And Pistol Woman Blues
The Black Ace - Black Ace
Black Ivory King - The Flying Crow
Andrew Hogg - Kind-Hearted Blues
Andy Boy - Evil Blues
Robert Johnson - Traveling Riverside Blues
Buddy Woods - Don't Sell Its (Don't Give It Away)
Smith Casey - East Texas Rag
Lightnin' Hopkins - Short Haired Woman
Roy Brown - Deep Sea Diver
Charlie Bradix - Wee Wee Hours
Little Willie Littlefield - Little Willie's Boogie
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - My Time Is Expensive
Lester Williams - Winter Time Blues
Manny Nichols - Throw A Little Boogie
Bea Johnson - No Letter Blues
Johnny Beck - You Gotta Lay Down Mama
Little T-Bone - Love's A Gamble
Lonnie Lyons - Down In The Groovy
Clarence Garlow - Bon Ton Roula


CD 3:
Joe Turner - Adam Bit The Apple
Ernest Lewis - Rosa Lee
Smokey Hogg - You Gotta Go
Mr. Honey - Who May Your Regular Be
Texas Alexander - Crossroads
Rocky Thompson - Bull Corn Blues

Soldier Boy Houston - Dallas Be Bop Blues
Peppermint Harris - Raining In My Heart
Bettye Jean Washington - Why Oh Why (Did You Let Me Go)
Willie Holiday - I've Played This Town
Hubert Robinson with Willie Johnson, His Piano & Orchestra - Got The Boogie Woogie Blues
Joe Houston - Your Little Girl Is Gone
Lil' Son Jackson - Rockin' And Rollin'
L.C. Williams - I Don't Want No Woman
Alexander Moore - If I Lose You Woman
The Sugarman - She's Gone With The Wind
Zuzu Bollin - Why Don't You Eat Where You Slept Last Night
Memphis Slim - Sittin' And Thinkin'
Jimmy McCracklin - She's Gone
Lowell Fulson - Reconsider Baby
Earl Gilliam - Wrong Doing Woman
Clarence Samuels - Chicken Hearted Woman
Lightnin' Hopkins - Walkin' The Streets
Frankie Lee Sims - What Will Lucy Do
Mercy Baby - Mercy's Blues
Big Mama Thornton - Just Like A Dog (Barking Up The Wrong Tree)


3 CD set

Fantastic Voyage FVTD047
132012Hollywood Blues - Classic West Coast Blues

disc 1:
- Far East Blues - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- Soldier Boy Houston Blues - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- Quinsella - Sonny Boy Johnson
- Pretty Woman - Mac Willis
- I Got Them Blues - Sonny Boy Holmes
- When I Get In This House Woman - Big Son Tillis
- Model T Boogie - James Tisdom
- Hurry Hurry Baby - Sidney Maiden
- Rampart Street Blues Part 1 - Charles Lacy
- Shakin’ The Boogie - Beverly Scott
- T.P. Railer - Black Diamond
- Black Snake Blues - John Hogg
- Skin And Bone - Little Son Willis
- New Orleans Blues Take 1 - James ‘Little’ Houston
- Little Machine - Ira Taylor
- T-N-T Woman - Sonny Boy Holmes

- Leavin’ Korea - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- Hollywood Blues - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- I’m Going Upstairs - Big Son Tillis
- Alla Blues - R. Green and Turner
- Last Affair Blues - .James Tisdom
- Night Working Woman - Ernest McClay
- I’m Drinking My Last Drink - Sonny Boy Johnson
- Southern California Blues - Beverly Scott
- Tricky Woman Blues - Slim Green

- Old Hen (2:07) - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]

disc 2:
- Winehead Swing - James Tisdom
- Central Avenue Blues - R. Green and Turner
- Last Pair Of Shoes - Charles Lacy
- Lonesome Blues - Black Diamond

- Trailway Bus Station - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- At The Station Crying - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- Worryin’ Blues - John Hogg
- Swimming Pool Blues - Sonny Boy Johnson
- I Got A Letter - Big Son Tillis
- Harlem Blues - Little Son Willis
- Brownskin Woman - Beverly Scott
- Rampart Street Blues Part 2 - Charles Lacy
- Everything I Do Is Wrong - Sidney Maiden
- Desert Blues - Sonny Boy Johnson
- Penitentiary Blues Part 1 - Smokey Hogg
- Penitentiary Blues Part 2 - Smokey Hogg
- Operator Blues - Little Son Willis
- New Orleans Blues Take 2 - James ‘Little’ Houston
- Throw This Poor Dog A Bone - James Tisdom
- Baby I Love You - Slim Green
- Walking And Crying Blues - Sonny Boy Holmes
- Big Timing Woman - Ernest McClay
- Howling Wolf - Mac Willis
- Come And Go With Me - Sonny Boy Johnson
- Little Girl Blues - Beverly Scott

- Old Hen (2:30) - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]
- Hollywood Blues (fragment) - Soldier Boy Houston [Hollywood unissued]

compiled by Neil Slaven
2 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 4219


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 237
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970 (2nd edition).- Vancouver 2012, p. 281
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Front cover of Atlantic SD 7226

thanks to Chris Smith and Phil Wight for additional info / scans

 

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