Columbia 14288-DThere is no photo of these artists known to exist

Coley Jones /
b. before 1890, location of birth unknown
date and location of death unknown

Dallas String Band
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

Coley Jones / Dallas String Band 78 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

10 inch 78 rpm
11927COLEY JONES

- Army Mule In No Man's Land (145324-1)   @ youtube
- Travelling Man [sic] (145329-1 or -2)   @ youtube

# rec. December 3, 1927 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, voc, g

* rec. December 4, 1927 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, voc, g



Columbia 14288-D
   

- That's My Man (145325-2)
- Papa Coley's Past Life Blues (145326-2)
- You Go Ahead, I'll Stay Right Here (145327-2)
- Oh Death, Where Is Thy Sting (145328-3)

rec. December 3, 1927 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, voc, g
Columbia unissued
   

- Frankie And Albert (145342-2)

rec. December 6, 1927 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, voc, g
Columbia unissued
21927Dallas String Band

- Dallas Rag (145343-2)   @ youtube
- Sweet Mama Blues (145344-3) #   @ Spotify

rec. December 6, 1927 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, md, # voc; prob. Sam Harris, g; prob. Marco Washington, sb; # group voc

Columbia 14290-D
31928DALLAS STRING BAND with COLEY JONES

- So Tired (147612-1) #   @ youtube
- Hokum Blues (147613-1)   @ Spotify

rec. December 8, 1928 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, md, # voc; prob. Sam Harris, g; prob. Marco Washington, sb; group voc

Columbia 14389-D
41928DALLAS STRING BAND with COLEY JONES

- Chasin' Rainbows (147622-2)   @ youtube
- I Used To Call Her Baby (147623-2)   @ youtube

rec. December 9, 1928 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, md, voc; prob. Sam Harris, g; prob. Marco Washington, sb; group voc



Columbia 14410-D
   - He's My Man (DAL-555- )
- Drunkard's Song (DAL-556- )

rec. November 1, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Coley Dotson, voc; acc. unknown

Dixon, Godrich & W. Rye: "Name and repertoire alike suggest a connection with Coley Jones, but no supporting evidence is available."

Brunswick unissued
51929Coley Jones

- Drunkard's Special (149558-2)   @ youtube
- The Elder's He's My Man [sic] (149559-2)   @ Spotify

rec. December 6, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, voc, g

Columbia 14489-D
61929Texas Bill Day

- Goin' Back To My Baby (149512-1)   @ Spotify
- Don't Get Love In Your Mind (149513-2)   @ Spotify

rec. December 4, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Texas Bill Day, voc, p; Coley Jones, g

Columbia 14494-D
71929Bobbie Cadillac and Coley Jones

- Listen Everybody (149566-1)   @ Spotify
- Easin' In (149567-1)   @ Spotify

rec. December 6, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bobbie Cadillac and Coley Jones, voc duets; poss Alex Moore, p; Coley Jones, g





Columbia 14505-D
81929Texas Bill Day and Billiken Johnson

- Elm Street Blues (149538-2)   @ Spotify
- Billiken's Weary Blues (149539-2)   @ Spotify

rec. December 4, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Texas Bill Day, voc, p; Billiken Johnson, kazoo or voc effects; Coley Jones, g

Columbia 14514-D
91929Dallas String Band with Coley Jones

- Shine (149568-2)   @ youtube
- Sugar Blues (149569-1)   @ youtube

rec. December 6, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Coley Jones, md, voc; prob. Sam Harris, g; prob. Marco Washington, sb; Harris or Washington, 2nd voc

Columbia 14574-D
101929Texas Bill Day

- Good Morning Blues (149514-2)   @ Spotify
- Burn The Trestle Down (149515-2)   @ youtube

rec. December 4, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Texas Bill Day, voc, p; Coley Jones, g

Columbia 14587-D
111929Bobbie Cadillac and Coley Jones

- I Can't Stand That (149536-2)   @ Spotify
- He Throws That Thing (149537-1)   @ Spotify

rec. December 5, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bobbie Cadillac and Coley Jones, voc duets; poss Alex Moore, p; Coley Jones, g



Columbia 14604-D

LP / CD compilations
121950Jazz Vol. 1: The South

Doc Reese
- Ol' Hannah
Leadbelly
- Juliana Johnson
Sonny Terry
- Harmonica Breakdown
Brownie McGhee
- John Henry
Scrapper Blackwell
- Down South
Bessie Tucker
- Penitentiary blues

Rev. J.M. Gates
- Dry bones
Two Gospel Keys
- I Can't Feel At Home
Champion Jack Dupree
- Slow Boogie
Jim Jam Band
- Slug
James P. Johnson
- Blues For Lorenzo

Dallas String Band
- Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
Margaret Johnson
- When A 'gator Holler, Folks Say It's A Sign Of Rain


Folkways FP 53




= Folkways FJ 2801

www.folkways.si.edu

131952Anthology Of American Folk Music
Volume One: Ballads


LP 1:
- Henry Lee - Dick Justice
- Fatal Flower Garden - Nelstone's Hawaiians
- The House Carpenter - Clarence Ashley

- Drunkard's Special - Coley Jones [Columbia 14489-D]
- Old Lady and the Devil - Bill & Belle Reed
- The Butcher's Boy - Buell Kazee
- The Waggoner's Lad - Buell Kazee

- King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O - Chubby Parker
- Old Shoes And Leggins - Uncle Eck Dunford
- Willie Moore - Burnett & Rutherford
- A Lazy Farmer Boy - Buster Carter & Preston Young
- Peg and Awl - The Carolina Tar Heels
- Ommie Wise - G. B. Grayson
- My Name Is John Johanna - Kelly Harrell


LP 2:
- Bandit Cole Younger - Edward L. Crain
- Charles Guiteau - Kelly Harrell
- John Hardy Was A Desperate Little Man - The Carter Family
- Gonna Die With My Hammer In My Hand - Wiliamson Brothers & Curry
- Stackalee - Frank Hutchison
- White House Blues - Charlie Poole w/ North Carolina Ramblers
- Frankie - Mississippi John Hurt [OKeh 8560]

- When That Great Ship Went Down - William & Versey Smith
- Engine 143 - The Carter Family
- Kassie Jones - Furry Lewis
- Down On Penny's Farm - The Bently Boys
- Mississippi Boweavil Blues - The Masked Marvel
- Got the Farm Land Blues - The Carolina Tar Heels


edited by Harry Smith
2 LP set
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Folkways FP-251

2 LP set
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= Folkways FA 2951


1997 re-released as 6 CD
box set by Smithsonian
Folkways

2 LP set
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= Doxy DOY625 (It 2009)

141955The Glory of Negro History
Written & Narrated by Langston Hughes

The Struggle
- The Struggle
- Negroes with the Spanish Explorers
- African Chant
- Phyllis Wheatley
- Oh Freedom - Leon Bibb
- Sojourner Truth
- Steal Away - Hilda Haynes
- Harriet Tubman
- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Hilda Haynes
- Harriet Tubman, pt. 2
- Old Riley - Huddie Ledbetter
- Frederick Douglass
- Go Down Moses - Clark Morgan
- John Brown's Body - Hermes Nye
- Battle Hymn of the Republic - Brownie McGhee
- Abraham Lincoln

The Glory
- The Glory
- Walt Whitman
- Reconstruction
- Trouble in Mind - Bertha Chippie Hill
- Booker T. Washington
- George Washington Carver

- Dallas Rag - Dallas String Band [Columbia 14290-D]
- Little Brown Baby (poem by Laurence Dunbar)
- I'm Not Rough - Louis Armstrong
- World War I
- If We Must Die (poem by Claude McKay)
- NAACP Founding and Activities
- Organ Grinder's Swing - Ella Fitzgerald
- Mary McLeod Bethune
- Battle Hymn of the Republic - George D. McClain Chorale
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Folkways FP 752
= FC 7752
151960Blues Fell This Morning / Goin' Away Walking

Philips track list:
- Gravel Camp Blues – Lewis Black (Dallas - 10/12/27)
- Starvation Farm Blues – Bob Campbell (1934)
- Chocolate To The Bone – Barbecue Bob (Atlanta – 13/4/28)
- Court Street Blues - Stovepipe No. 1 and David Crockett (Atlanta 1927)
- When You Get To Thinking – "Texas" Alexander and Lonnie Johnson (Chicago – 1929)
- Tallahassee Blues- Tallahassee Tight (1934)
- Skin Game Blues – Peg Leg Howell (Atlanta 1927)

- Elm Street Blues – Texas Bill Day, Billiken Johnson [Columbia 14514-D]
- Bad Boy – Barefoot Bill (Atlanta 1930)
- When The Levee Breaks – Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie (1929)
- When You Are Gone – Blind Boy Fuller (Chicago 1940)
- Strange Place Blues – Bukka White (Chicago 1940)
- Lonesome Blues – Henry Williams and Eddie Anthony (Atlanta 1928)
- Walking Blues – Otis Harris (Dallas 1928)

Flyright track list:
Lewis Black
- Gravel Camp Blues (Memphis 1927)
Bob Campbell
- Starvation Farm Blues (New York 1934)
Stovepipe No. 1 & David Crockett
- Court Street Blues (St. Louis 1927)
"Texas" Alexander & Lonnie Johnson
- When You Get To Thinking (San Antonio 1929)
Tallahassee Tight
- Tallahassee Women (New York 1934)
Peg Leg Howell
- Skin Game Blues (Atlanta 1927)

Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson
- Elm Street Blues [Columbia 14514-D]

Otis Harris
- Walking Blues (Dallas 1928)
Barefoot Bill
- Bad Boy (Atlanta 1930)
Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony
- Lonesome Blues (Atlanta 1928)
Charlie Campbell
- Goin' Away Blues (Birmingham Ala 1937)
Garfield Akers
- Jumpin' and Shoutin' Blues (Memphis 1930)
Sunny Boy & His Pals
- Don't You Leave Me Here (Chicago 1927)
Bill Moore
- One Way Gal (Chicago 1928)


Philips BBL 7369 (1960)
"Blues Fell This Morning"


(=) Flyright LP 103
"Goin' Away Walking"

Flyright discography

161968




Texas Country Music Vol. 1   (1927-1936)

Henry Thomas
- Arkansas
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Sunshine Special - take 1
Bernice Edwards
- Hot Mattress Stomp
J.T. "Funny Paper" Smith
- Before Long
Texas Tommy
- Jail Break Blues
Ramblin' Thomas
- No Job Blues
- Back Gnawing Blues
Billiken Johnson & Neal Roberts
- Frisco Blues


Coley Jones
- Sweet Mama Blues [Columbia 144290-D]
Dallas String Band
- Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
Blind Willie Johnson
- When The War Was On
- Praise God I'm Satisfied
Texas Alexander
- Section Gand Blues
- No More Woman Blues
- Sittin' On A Log
Jesse James
- Sweet Patuni


compiled and produced by Evelyn Parth; cover photo: Mike Leadbitter





Roots RL-312




= Autogram RL-312
(Germany 2010)
"Texas Country Music
Vol. 1 - Blues series"

Roots discography

171968Texas Country Music Vol. 2
1927-1937

Henry Thomas
- Charmin Betsy

Coley Jones
- The Elders He's My Man [Columbia 144489-D]
Blind Willie Johnson
- If It Had Not Been For Jesus
Will Day
- Sunrise Blues
Texas Alexander
- Corn Bread Blues & Long Lonesome Blues
"Little Brother"
- Blues [Up And Down Building K.C. Line]
Andrew Hogg
- Family Trouble Blues

Little Hat Jones
- Corpus Blues
Billiken Johnson & Neal Roberts
- Wild Jack Blues
Blind Willie Johnson
- The Soul Of Man & Take Your Stand
Jack Ranger
- T.P. Window Blues
Whistlin' Alex Moore
- It Wouldn't Be So Hard
Leadbelly
- Packin' Trunk Blues & All Out & Down
Texas Alexander
- Long Lonesome Day Blues
- Corn-Bread Blues



Roots RL-315




= Autogram RL-315
(Germany 2010)
"Texas Country Music
Vol. 2 - Blues series

Roots discography

181970Blacks Whites And Blues

Dallas String Band - Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
Charlie Poole With The North Carolina Ramblers - Coon From Tennessee
Lil McClintock - Don't Think I'm Santa Claus
Frank Hutchison - K.C. Blues
Macon Ed & Tampa Joe - Tickle Britches
Austin & Lee Allen - Chattanooga Blues
Mississippi Sheiks - Yodeling Fiddling Blues
Ramblin' Red Lowery - Ramblin' Red's Memphis Yodel No. 1

Tom Darby & Jimmie Tarlton - Sweet Sarah Blues
Too Tight Henry - Charleston Contest, Part 2
Cliff Carlisle - Ash Can Blues
The Georgia Browns - Decatur Street 81
Prairie Ramblers - Jug Rag
Hokum Boys (with Big Bill Broonzy) - Caught Us Doing It
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Brain Cloudy Blues
Earl Hooker - Walking The Floor Over You / Steel Guitar Rag


LP accompanying Tony Russell's book by the same title (London: Studio Vista, 1970)
notes by Tony Russell





CBS LP 52796 (UK)
191970Texas Country Music Vol. 3

Little Hat Jones
- Cross The Water Blues
- Cherry Street Blues
Jesse "Babyface" Thomas
- Blue Goose Blues
- No Good Woman Blues
Blind Percy & His Blues Band
- Fourteenth Street Blues
Lewis Black
- Corn Liquor Blues
Texas Alexander
- Awful Moanin' Blues pts 1 & 2

Texas Alexander
- Water Bound Blues

Texas Bill Day
- Goin' Back To My Baby [Columbia 14494-D]
"Bo" Jones
- Back Door Blues
- Leaven Worth Prison Blues
Bernice Edwards
- Ninth Street Blues
Black Ace
- Christmas Time Blues
Oak Cliff T-Bone
- Trinity River Blues
Joe Pullum
- Black Gal no 2



Roots RL 327 (Au)

Roots discography

201971?Pre War Texas Blues

William McCoy
- Mama Blues
- Train Imitations and The Fox Chase
William McCoy with poss. Sam Harris
- Just It
- How Long Baby

Texas Bill Day with Alex Moore & Coley Jones
- Good Mornin' Blues [Columbia 14587-D]
- Burn The Trestle Down [Columbia 14587-D]
Bobbie Cadillac with Coley Jones and poss. Alex Moore
- Listen Everybody [Columbia 14505-D]
- Easin' In [Columbia 14505-D]

Andy Boy
- Out O' Line Blues
- Yellow Gal Blues
Walter Washington with Andy Boy & unknown
- Bad Managing Blues
- I Need You Blues
- Ice Pick Mama
- West Dallas Woman
Curtis Jones with Willie Bee James
- Bad Avenue Blues
- Good Old Easy Street



Kokomo K-1006

Kokomo discography

211971Texas & Louisiana Country (1927-1932)

Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Struck Sorrow Blues
- Empty House Blues
- Saturday Night Spender Blues
- Bed Springs Blues
Willie Reed
- Leavin' Home

Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson
- Billiken's Weary Blues [Columbia 14514-D]
Gene Campbell
- Wandering Blues
- Robbin' And Stealin' Blues

Billiken Johnson & Fred Adams
- Sun Beam Blues
- Interurban Blues

Coley Jones
- Drunkard's Special [Columbia 14489-D]
Willard 'Ramblin'' Thomas
- Hard To Rule Woman Blues
- Sawmill Moan
- No Baby Blues
- Ramblin' Mind Blues
King Solomon Hill
- Whoopee Blues





Roots RL 335 (UK)






Roots/Saydisc RL 335 (UK)

Roots discography

21a1971Ragtime 2 / The Country
Country Mandolins, Fiddles, and Guitars

- Dallas Rag - Dallas String Band
- No Use Workin' So Hard - Carolina Tarheels
- Old Weary Blues - Jesse Young's Tennessee Band
- Hungry Man's Scuffle - Jolly Jivers
- Downtown Blues - Frank Stokes
- They Go Wild Simply Wild Over Me - Leake County Revelers
- Hale's Rag - Theron Hale and Daughters

- Laughing Rag - Sam Moore and Horace Davis
- Lindy - Proximity String Quartet
- Kansas City Dog Walk - Charlie Turner
- Ozark Rag - East Texas Serenaders
- Dill Pickle Rag - Kessinger Brothers
- Rag Mama Rag - Blind Boy Fuller


compiled by Samuel Charters
notes by Samuel Charters

RBF 18

RBF discography

221972Texas Blues 1927-1952

Henry Thomas
- Old Country Stomp
- Fishing Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Match Box Blues
Little Hat Jones
- Little Hat Blues
- New Two Sixteen Blues
- Two String Blues

Texas Bill Day
- Don't Get Love In Your Mind [Columbia 14494-D]
Black Ace
- Lowing Heifer

Texas Alexander
- Yellow Girl Blues
- I Am Calling Blues
- Broken Yo-Yo
- Katy Crossing Blues
Oscar Woods
- Lone Wolf Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Another Fool In Town
- Sad News From Korea
Smoky Hogg
- Penitentiary Blues - part 1
- Penitentiary Blues - part 2





Paltram PL-102 (Austria)

Paltram discography


= Autogram PL-102 (G)

231974?String Ragtime
- To Do This You Got To Know How


Jim & Bob
- Sweet Georgia Brown
Nap Hayes & Martin Prater
- Somethin' Doin'
East Texas Serenaders
- Arizona Stomp
Chauncey C Lee
- Banjo Rag
Robert Maxwell
- Spaghetti Rag
John Dilleshaw & The String Marvell
- Cotton Patch Rag
Lonnie Johnson
- To Do This You Got To Know How

David Apollon
- Mandolin Blues
- Russian Rag
Walker's Corbin Ramblers
- E Rag
Herald Goodman and his Tennessee Valley Boys
- Banjo Rag
Bob Roberts
- Persian Lamb Rag
Louie Bluie & Ted Bogan
- State Street Rag

Dallas String Band
- Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
notes by Stephen Calt
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Yazoo L-1045

Yazoo discography

241976Maple Leaf Rag
Ragtime in Rural America

Dallas String Band
- Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
Blind Blake
- Southern Rag
Sugar Underwood
- Dew Drop Alley
Blind Boy Fuller
- Piccolo Rag
Cow Cow Davenport
- Atlanta Rag
Blind Willie McTell
- Kill-It-Kid
Bunk Johnson and his Band
- The Entertainer
Rev. Gary Davis
- Maple Leaf Rag

Jimmie Tarlton
- Mexican Rag
Gid Tanner and his Skillet Lickers
- Hawkins Rag
Roy Harvey and Jess Johnson
- Guitar Rag
Spooney Five
- Chinese Rag
Bill Boyd and his Cowboy Ramblers
- Barn Dance Rag
China Poplin
- Sunter Rag / Steel Guitar Rag
Merle Travis
- Cannon Ball Rag / Bugle Call Rag
notes by Larry Cohn



New World 235
251980Dallas 1927-1929
'Elm Street's paved in brass' (The Piano Blues Vol. 15)

Texas Bill Day & Billiken Johnson
- Elm Street Blues [Columbia 14514-D]
- Billiken's Weary Blues [Columbia 14514-D]
Whistlin' Alex Moore
- Heart Wrecked Blues
- Blue Bloomer Blues
- They May Not Be My Toes
- West Texas Woman
- Ice Pick Blues
Johnson & Roberts
- Frisco Blues

Johnson & Roberts
- Wild Jack Blues

Texas Bill Day
- Goin' Back To My Baby [Columbia 14494-D]
- Good Mornin' Blues [Columbia 14587-D]
- Burn The Trestle Down [Columbia 14587-D]
Hattie Hudson
- Doggone My Good Luck Soul
Johnson & Adams
- Sun Beam Blues
- Interurban Blues
Bobbie Cadillac
- Carbolic Acid Blues
notes by Paul Oliver

Magpie PY 4415

(=) Magpie PYCD 15

Magpie discography

261983Coley Jones & The Dallas String Band (1927-1929)

Coley Jones
- Army Mule In No Man's Land [Columbia 14288-D]
- Traveling Man [Columbia 14288-D]
The Dallas String Band
- Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
- Sweet Mama Blues [Columbia 144290-D]
- So Tired [Columbia 144389-D]
- Hokum Blues [Columbia 144389-D]
- Chasin' Rainbows [Columbia 144410-D]
- I Used To Call Her Baby [Columbia 144410-D]

Bobbie Cadillac and Coley Jones
- I Can't Stand That [Columbia 14604-D]
- He Throws That Thing [Columbia 14604-D]
Coley Jones
- Drunkard's Special [Columbia 14489-D]
- The Elder's He's My Man [Columbia 144489-D]
Bobbie Cadillac and Coley Jones
- Listen Everybody [Columbia 14505-D]
- Easin' In [Columbia 14505-D]
The Dallas String Band
- Shine [Columbia 14574-D]
- Sugar Blues [Columbia 14574-D]
notes by Paul Oliver



Matchbox MSE-208

Matchbox discography

271983Easin' In
Women Sing The Blues 1924-1941

Bessie Jackson
- Tired As I Can Be
- Reckless Woman Blues

Bobbie Cadillac
- Easin' In [Columbia 14505-D]
Mae Glover
- Good Hearted Woman
Hattie Bolton
- Move That Thing
Memphis Minnie
- You Can't Rule Me
Mary Harris
- No Christmas Blues
Clara Smith
- Don't Advertise Your Man

Willie Mae McKenzie
- Get Business On Your Mind
Bessie Jackson
- Drinking Blues
Elizabeth Washington
- My Low Down Brown
Lil Green
- I Won't Sell My Love
Ruth Willis
- I'm Still Sloppy Drunk
Wiley And Wiley
- Irenes Bakershop Blues
Bessie Jackson
- That's What My Baby Likes
Coot Grant
- Deceiving Man Blues
notes by Frank Scott
and Nancy Noennig



Muskadine M 105

Muskadine discography

27a1990

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The Greatest in Country Blues   (1927-1956)

LP 1
- High Water Everywhere - Charlie Patton
- See That My Grave Is Kepy Clean - Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Cotton Field Blues Part 2 - Garfield Akers
- James Alley Blues - Richard "Rabbit" Brown
- Had A Good Father And Mother - Washington Phillips
- Travelin' Blues - Blind Willie McTell
- Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnson
- Minglewood Blues - Cannon's Jug Stompers
- Nappy Head Blues - Bobby Grant
- Third Street Woman Blues - Blind Willie Reynolds
- My Black Momma Part I - Son House
- Bull-Doze Blues - Henry Thomas
- Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground - Blind Willie Johnson
- Trouble Hearted Blues - Ishman Bracey
- Honey In The Rock - Blind Mamie Forehand
- Frankie - Mississippi John Hurt
- Man Trouble Blues - Jaybird Coleman
- How Long - Frank Stokes
- Future Blues - Willie Brown
- Voice Throwin' Blues - Walter "Buddy Boy" Hawkins


LP 2
- Devil Got The Woman - Skip James
- When That Great Ship Went Down - William And Versey Smith
- The Jail House Blues - Sam Collins
- Touch Me Light Momma - George "Bullet" Williams
- Mothers Love - Blind Joe Taggart
- Skin Man Blues - "Hi" Henry Brown
- Lost Lover Blues - Lottie Kimbrough
- Levee Camp Moan Blues - Texas Alexander
- K.C. Moan - Memphis Jug Band
- Paddlin' Madeline Blues - Gitfiddle Jim
- Preachin' Blues - Robert Johnson
- Billy Lyons And Stack O'Lee - Furry Lewis
- Fryin' Pan Skillet Blues - Bessie Tucker

- Dallas Rag - Dallas String Band
- Crazy Cryin' Blues - Memphis Minnie
- Woke Up This Morning - Roosevelt Graves
- That's No Way To Get Along - Robert Wilkins
- McAbee Railroad Piece - Palmer McAbee
- The Gone Dead Train - King Soloman Hill
- Hastings St. - Blind Blake and Charlie Spand


LP 3
- Shorty George - Smith Casey
- Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down - Bozie Sturdivant
- I Be's Troubled - Muddy Waters
- How You Want It Done? - Big Bill Broonzy
- She's Coming Back Some Cold Rainy Day - The Georgia Cotton Pickers
- Sic 'Em Dogs On - Bukka White
- California Desert Blues - Lane Hardin
- Lonesome Day Blues - Jesse James
- Moanin' The Blues - Allen Shaw
- Midnight Hour Blues - Leroy Carr
- Jack O'Diamonds - Pete Harris
- Dust My Broom - Elmore James
- Rowdy Blues - Kid Bailey
- Rollin' And Tumblin' - Baby Face Leroy
- Penitentiary Blues (Pt. 1 & 2) - Smokey Hogg
- Baby How Long - Dan Pickett
- Mighty Long Time - Sonny Boy Williamson
- River Blues (Pt. 2) - Lowell Fulson
- Smokestack Lightnin' - Howlin' Wolf
- Moanin' Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins


compiled by Johnny Parth
3 LP set
24 page booklet notes
by Paul Oliver
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RST Blues Documents
BD-01 (Austria 1990)

3 CD set
notes by Paul Oliver
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1927-1930

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1927-1936

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1929-1956
= Story Of Blues/Da Music
3521/3522/3523
(Austria 1992)

= Century Media SOB
3521-2/3522-2/3523-2 (1994)

3 CD set
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= 1201 Music 7002-2
(US 1999)

281992Roots N' Blues - The Retrospective   (1925-1950)

disc 1
- Whitehouse Blues - Charlie Poole/The North Carolina Ramblers
- High Sheriff - Aiken County String Band
- The Last Scene Of The Titanic - Frank Hutchison
- Suitcase Blues - Hersal Thomas
- Death's Black Train Is Coming-Rev. J.M. Gates
- Cow-Cow Blues - Dora Carr
- Washington County Fox Chase - Vance's Tennessee Breakdowners (previously unreleased)
- I'm Going To Take The Train To Charlotte - Fiddlin' John Carson (previously unreleased)
- Untitled - Ernest V. Stoneman's Trio (previously unreleased)
- Low Down Blues - Whistler & His Jug Band
- Paul & Silas In Jail - Washington Phillips
- Blind Pig Blues - Barbecue Bob
- Chattanooga Blues - Austin & Lee Allen
- Untitled - Sherman Tedder (previously unreleased)

- Hokum Blues - Dallas String Band w/Coley Jones [Columbia 14389-D]
- Worried Blues - Gladys Bentley
- Empty Bed Blues (Part 1) - Elizabeth Johnson
- Empty Bed Blues (Part 2) - Elizabeth Johnson
- Blue Grass Twist - South Georgia Highballers
- Moonshiner And His Money - Charlie Bowman & His Brothers
- Johnson City Blues - Clarence Green (alt tk, previously unreleased)
- Warming By The Devil's Fire - Rev. Johnny Blakey/The Sanctified Singers
- It's Tight Like That, (Honey) - Papa Too Sweet/Harry Jones
- Big Leg Blues - Mississippi John Hurt (previously unreleased)
- Hallelujah - Daniels-Deason Sacred Harp Singers (previously unreleased)


disc 2
- Liberty - Herschel Brown & His Happy Five (previously unreleased)
- My Sportin' Man - Mamie Smith (previously unreleased)
- Mean Low Blues - Blues Birdhead
- C.C. & O. Blues - Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley
- Ortonville - OKeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers
- Dear Black Eyes (Chere Yeux Noirs) - Slim Doucet
- Roosevelt Blues - Roosevelt Sykes
- Gin Mill Blues - The Hokum Boys
- Osson - Joe Falcon/Clemo/Ophy Breaux
- Sweet Milk And Peaches (Breakdown) - W.T Narmour/S.W. Smith
- Soldier's Joy - Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers/Riley Puckett/Clavton McMichen
- They May Not Be My Toes - Whistlin' Alex Moore
- The Jazz Fiddler - Mississippi Sheiks
- I Have To Do My Time - Lonnie Johnson
- Lonesome Frisco Line -Tom Darby/Jimmie Tarlton (previously unreleased)
- Back To The Blue Ridge - Roy Harvey & Leonard Copeland/Leonard Copeland (previously unreleased)
- Darn Good Girl - Buster Carter/Preston Young (previously unreleased)
- West Jackson Blues - Bo Carter (previously unreleased)
- You Had Too Much - Lonnie Johnson/Clara Smith (as Violet Green)
- Oh! Glory Glory - Silver Leaf Quartet (previously unreleased)
- Don't You Remember The Time - Freeny's Barn Dance Band
- Walkin' Georgia Rose - Pelican Wildcats
- Police Station Blues - Peetie Wheatstraw (The Devil's Son-In-Law)
- Hallelujah Side - Tindley Quaker City Gospel Singers (previously unreleased)
- Highway #61 Blues - Will Batts


disc 3
- Doughboys Theme Song #1 - W. Lee O'Daniel & His Light Crust Doughboys (previously unreleased)
- Ida (Sweet As Apple Cider) - W. Lee O'Daniel & His Hillbilly Boys (previously unreleased)
- Doughboys Theme Song #2 - W. Lee O'Daniel & His Light Crust Doughboys (previously unreleased)
- Bell Street Lightnin' - Blind Willie McTell & Partner (previously unreleased)
- Jersey Bull Blues - Charlie Patton
- Every Morning Blues - Walter Roland (previously unreleased)
- D Blues - Blue Ridge Ramblers
- La Valse Des Yeux Bleu (Blue Eyes Waltz) - Breaux Freres
- Skin Game Blues - Lucille Bogan
- Good Woman Blues - Leroy Carr/Scrapper Blackwell
- Sissy Man - Josh White (as Pinewood Tom)
- Blue Yodel #2 (My Lovin' Gal Lucille) - The Rhythm Wreckers
- Just Inside The Pearly Gates - The Anglin Twins (Jack And Jim)
- Hard Rocks In My Bed - Bumble Bee Slim (Amos Easton)
- Tired Feelin' Blues - The Two Charlies (previously unreleased)
- One Eyed Sam - Eldon Baker & His Brown County Revellers (previously unreleased)
- Poor Naomi Wise - A'nt Idy Harper & The Coon Creek Girls
- South Bound Blues (previously unreleased, Kid)
- C & A Blues - Big Bill Broonzy
- My Last Five Dollars - George Curry (previously unreleased)
- Memphis Blues - The Nite Owls
- Pourquoi Tu M'Aime Pas - The Alley Boys Of Abbeville (previously unreleased)
- Have Mercy On Me - Reverend Benny Campbell (Meetin' House In Dixie)
- Shout For Joy - Albert Ammons (previously unreleased)
- Flower Blues - Jack Kelly & His South Memphis (previously unreleased)
- Onion Eating Mama - Cliff Carlisle (previously unreleased)
- Brown's Ferry Blues #2 - Callahan Bros.
- Slick Capers Blues - Little Buddy Doyle (previously unreleased)
- Poor Boy Blues - Bill "Jazz" Gillum (previously unreleased)


disc 4
- We Got To Get Together - Frank Edwards
- You Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All) - Sweet Violet Boys
- I'll Fly Away - The Humbard Family (previously unreleased)
- Cross Cut Saw Blues - Tony Hollins (previously unreleased)
- Black Snake Blues - Peter Cleighton (previously unreleased)
- Step It Up And Go - Black Cats & The Kitten
- Papa's Going Crazy, Mama's Going Mad - Bob & Randall Atcher (previously unreleased)
- Cotton-Eyed Joe - Adolf Hofner & His San Antonians
- Old Vets Blues - Poor Boy Burke (previously unreleased)
- Black Rat Swing - Little Son Joe
- Macy Special - Big Maceo Merriweather (previously unreleased)
- It's Funny What Love Will Make You Do - Light Crust Doughboys/J.B. Brinkley (previously unreleased)
- Army Blues - Hank Penny & His Radio Cowboys
- Who But You - James "Beale Street" Clark (previously unreleased)
- Tomorrow May Be Too Late - Homer Harris (previously unreleased)
- Burying Ground Blues - Muddy Waters (as McKinley Morganfield)
- Goodbye Old Pal - Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys (alt tk, previously unreleased)
- Dixie Cannonball - Gene Autry
- Run On For A Long Time - Bill Landford & The Lanfordaires
- Baby, Please Don't Go - Joe Williams (previously unreleased)
- I'm Toiling - Sister Myrtle Fields/Austin McCoy Trio
- Two By Four Blues - Willie "Boodle It" Right (previously unreleased)
- You Can't Go Halfway (And Get In) - Bailes Bros. (previously unreleased)
- Heaven's Radio - Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks
- Plow Hand Blues - Rosetta Howard (previously unreleased)
- Grunt Meat Blues - Memphis Seven
- Until I Found The Lord - Deep South Boys (previously unreleased)
- I Know My Jesus Won't Deny Me - Brother Porter & Brother Cook/Brother Cook (previously unreleased)
4 disc set
notes by Lawrence Cohn
and Pete Welding

Columbia Legacy
47911/47912-15
291993Texas Blues (1927 - 1935)
The Complete Recorded Works of ...

Coley Jones
- Army Mule In No Man's Land [Columbia 14288-D]
- Traveling Man [Columbia 14288-D]
- Drunkard's Special [Columbia 14489-D]
- The Elder's He's My Man [Columbia 144489-D]
Bo Jones
- Back Door Blues
- Leavenworth Prison Blues
Little Hat Jones
- New Two Sixteen Blues
- Two String Blues
- Rolled From Side To Side Blues
- Hurry Blues
- Little Hat Blues
- Corpus Blues
- Kentucky Blues
- Bye Bye Baby Blues
- Cross The Water Blues
- Cherry Street Blues
Oakcliff T-Bone (Walker)
- Trinity River Blues
- Wichita Falls Blues
Willie Reed
- Dreaming Blues
- Texas Blues
- Leavin' Home
- Goin' Back To My Baby
- Some Low Down Groundhog Blues
- All Worn Out And Dry Blues


notes by Paul Garon





Document DOCD 5161
301993Texas (1927 - 1935)
Black Country Dance Music

Dallas String Band
- Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
- Sweet Mama Blues [Columbia 144290-D]
- So Tired [Columbia 144389-D]
- Hokum Blues [Columbia 144389-D]
- Chasin' Rainbows [Columbia 144410-D]
- I Used To Call Her Baby [Columbia 144410-D]
- Shine [Columbia 14574-D]
- Sugar Blues [Columbia 14574-D]
William McCoy
- Mama Blues
- Train Imitations and The Fox Chase
- Just It
- How Long Baby
- Out Of Doors Blues
- Central Tracks Blues
Will Day
- Central Avenue Blues
- Sunrise Blues
Frenchy's String Band - Texas And Pacific Blues
- Sunshine Special
Jake Jones & The Gold Front Boys
- Monkeyin' Around
- Southern Sea Blues
Carl Davis & Dallas Jamboree Jug Band
- Elm Street Woman Blues
- It May Be My Last Night
- Dusting The Frets
- Flying Crow Blues


notes by Kip Lornell

Document DOCD 5162
311994Texas Girls (1926 - 1929)
The Complete Recorded Works of ...

Lillian Miller
- Kitchen Blues
- Harbor Blues
- You Just Can't Keep A Good Woman Down
- Butcher Shop Blues
- Dead Drunk Blues
Hattie Hudson
- Doggone My Good Luck Soul
- Black Hand Blues
Gertrude Perkins
- No Easy Rider Blues
- Gold Daddy Blues
Ida May Mack
- Wrong Doin' Daddy (tk. 1)
- Wrong Doin' Daddy (tk. 2)
- Elm Street Blues (tk. 1)
- Elm Street Blues (tk. 2)
- Mr. Moore Blues
- When You Lose Your Daddy
- Mr. Forty-Nine Blues (tk. 1)
- Mr. Forty-Nine Blues (tk. 2)
- Goodbye Rider (tk. 1)
- Goodbye Rider (tk. 2)
Bobbie Cadillac
- Carbolic Acid Blues

Bobbie Cadillac with Coley Jones
- I Can't Stand That [Columbia 14604-D]
- He Throws That Thing [Columbia 14604-D]
- Listen Everybody [Columbia 14505-D]
- Easin' In [Columbia 14505-D]

notes by Kip Lornell

Document DOCD 5163
321994Texas Piano Volume 2 (1927 - 1939)

Billiken Johnson
- Sun Beam Blues (with Fred Adams)
- Interurban Blues (with Fred Adams)
- Frisco Blues (with Neal Roberts)
- Wild Jack Blues (with Neal Roberts)

Texas Bill Day
- Goin' Back To My Baby [Columbia 14494-D]
- Don't Get Love In Your Mind [Columbia 14494-D]
- Good Mornin' Blues [Columbia 14587-D]
- Burn The Trestle Down [Columbia 14587-D]
- Elm Street Blues (with Billiken Johnson) [Columbia 14514-D]
- Billiken's Weary Blues (with Billiken Johnson) [Columbia 14514-D]
Jack Ranger
- Thieving Blues
- T. P. Window Blues
- Lonesome Grave Blues
Kitty Gray & Her Wampus Cats
- I Can't Dance (I Got Ants In My Pants)
- Round And Round
- You're Standing On The Outside Now
- Swingology
- My Baby's Ways
- Baton Rouge Rag
- Weeping Willow Swing
- Gettin' Away
- Posin'
- Doing The Dooga
- I'm Yours To Command


notes by David Evans

Document DOCD 5225
331996Before The Blues, Vol. 2
The Early American Black Music Scene

Dallas String Band - Dallas Rag [Columbia 14290-D]
Frank Stokes - How Long
Peg Leg Howell - Skin Game Blues
Memphis Jug Band - K.C. Moan
Charley Jordan - Just A Spoonful
Hattie Hudson - Doggone My Good Luck Soul
Eck Robertson - There's A Brown Skin Girl Down The Road Somewhere
Lulu Jackson - You're Going To Leave The Old Home Jim!
Tommy McClennan - Deep Blue Sea Blues
South Street Trio - Cold Morning Shout
Blind Joe Taggart - Been Listening All The Day
Charley Patton - Mississippi Bo Weavil Blues
Golden P- Harris - I'll Lead A Christian Life
Minnie Wallace - The Old Folks Started It
Tennessee Chocolate Drops - Vine Street Drag
Blind Willie Johnson - It's Nobody's Fault But Mine
Geeshie Wiley - Last Kind Words Blues
Roland & Scott - Guitar Stomp
Blind Lemond Jefferson - Jack O'diamond Blues
Emry Arthur - Reuben Oh Reuben
Blue Boys - Memphis Stomp
Louise Johnson - On The Wall
Frank Jenkins - Roving Cowboy
click to enlarge !
Yazoo CD 2016
342004Texas Blues: Early Blues Masters From The Lone Star State

disc 1:
Henry Thomas
- John Henry
- Cottonfield Blues
- Arkansas
- The Fox And The Hounds
- The Little Red Caboose
- Bob McKinney
- Red River Blues
- Honey, Won't You Allow Me One More Chance
- Run, Mollie, Run
- Shanty Blues
- Woodhouse Blues
- Jonah In The Wilderness
- When The Train Comes Along
- Bull Doze Blues
- Don't Ease Me In
- Texas Easy Street
- Texas Worried Blues
- Fishing Blues
- Old Country Stomp
- Charmin' Betsy
- Lovin' Babe
- Railroadin' Some
- Don't Leave Me Here
Pete Harris
- Jack O'Diamonds
- Is You Mad At Me
- Blind Lemon's Song
- Carrie


disc 2:
Ramblin' Thomas
- So Lonesome
- Hard To Rule Woman Blues
- Lock And Key Blues
- Sawmill Moan
- No Baby Blues
- Ramblin' Mind Blues
- No Job Blues
- Back Gnawing Blues
- Jig Head Blues
- Hard Dallas Blues
- Hard Dallas Blues (tk. 4)
- Ramblin' Man
- Poor Boy Blues
- Good Time Blues
- New Way Of Living Blues
- Ground Hog Blues
- Shake It Gal
- Ground Hog Blues No. 2
- Little Old Mama Blues
Willie Reed
- Dreaming Blues
- Texas Blues
- Leavin' Home
- Goin' Back To My Baby
- Some Low Down Groundhog Blues
- All Worn Out And Dry Blue


disc 3:
Oscar Woods
- Fence Breakin' Blues
- Home Wreckin' Blues
- Evil Hearted Woman Blues
- Lone Wolf Blues
- Don't Sell It - Don't Give It Away
- Muscat Hill Blues
- Don't Sell It (Don't Give it Away)
- Baton Rouge Rag
- Jam Session Blues
- Low Life Blues
- Token Blues
- Come On Over To My House Baby
- Look Here Baby, One Thing I Got To Say
- Sometimes I Get To Thinkin' (tk. 1)
- Don't Sell It
- Sometimes I Get To Thinkin' (tk. 2)
- Boll Weevil Blues
Smith Casey
- Shorty George
- Santa Fe Blues
- Hesitating Blues
- Two White Horses Standing In Line
- Jack O'Diamonds
- Mournful Blues
- East Texas Rag


disc 4:
Coley Jones
- Army Mule In No Man's Land [Columbia 14288-D]
- Traveling Man [Columbia 14288-D]
- Drunkard's Special [Columbia 14489-D]
- The Elder's He's My Man [Columbia 144489-D]
Little Hat Jones
- New Two Sixteen Blues
- Two String Blues
- Rolled From Side To Side Blues
- Hurry Blues
- Little Hat Blues
- Corpus Blues
- Kentucky Blues
- Bye Bye Baby Blues
- Cross The Water Blue
- Cherry Street Blues
Jesse "Babyface" Thomas
- Down In Texas Blues
- My Heart's A Rolling Stone
- Blue Goose Blues
- No Good Woman Blues
Black Ace
- Trifling Woman
- Black Ace
- You Gonna Need My Help Some Day
- Whiskey And Women
- Christmas Time Blues
- Lowing Heifer
4 CD box set

JSP JSPCD 7730
352005Good For What Ails You: Music Of The Medicine Shows 1926 - 1937

disc 1:
- The Spasm - Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah
- Tanner's Boarding House - Gid Tanner & Riley Puckett
- Don't Think I'm Santa Claus - Lil McClintock

- Hokum Blues - Dallas String Band with Coley Jones [Columbia 14389-D]
- Jimbo Jambo Land - Shorty Godwin
- Gonna Swing On The Golden Gate - Fiddlin' John Carson & His Virginia Reelers
- Papa's 'Bout To Get Mad - Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley
- The Man Who Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man - Charlie Parker & Mack Woolbright
- Bye, Bye, Policeman - Jim Jackson
- The Bald-Headed End Of A Broom - Walter Smith
- Bow Wow Blues - Allen Brothers
- Beans - Beans Hambone & El Morrow
- A Chicken Can Waltz The Gravy Around - Stovepipe # 1 and David Crockett
- Tell It To Me - Grant Brothers & Their Music
- Ain't No Use Working So Hard - Carolina Tar Heels
- Mama Keep Your Yes Ma'am Clean - Walter Cole
- C-H-I-C-K-E-N Spells Chicken - Kirk McGee & Blythe Poteet
- My Money Never Runs Out - Banjo Joe
- Railroadin' Some - Henry Thomas "Ragtime Texas"
- Traveling Man - Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers
- G. Burns Is Gonna Rise Again - Johnson-Nelson-Porkchop
- Baby All Night Long - Blue Ridge Mountain Entertainers
- Born In Hard Luck - Chris Bouchillon
- He's In The Jailhouse Now - Memphis Sheiks


disc 2:
- Gonna Tip Out Tonight - Pink Anderson & Simmie Dooley
- Chevrolet Car - Sam McGee
- It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo' - Gid Tanner & His Skillet-Lickers
- Bring It With You When You Come - Cannon's Jug Stompers
- Atlanta Strut - Blind Sammie
- Go Along Mule - Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers
- Casey Bill - Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band
- I Got Mine - Frank Stokes
- Hannah - Chris Bouchillon
- Adam & Eve In The Garden - Bogus Ben Covington
- Mysterious Coon - Alec Johnson & His Band
- Her Name Was Hula Lou - Carolina Tar Heels
- Reno Blues - Three Tobacco Tags
- Scoodle Um Skoo - Papa Charlie Jackson
- Stackalee - Frank Hutchison
- The Cat's Got The Measles, The Dog's Got The Whooping Cough - Walter Smith
- Shout You Cats - Hezekiah Jenkins
- Nobody's Business If I Do - Tommie Bradley
- Sweet Sixteen - Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers
- Ticklish Reuben - Charlie Parker & Mack Woolbright
- I Heard The Voice Of A Porkchop - Jim Jackson

- Shine - Dallas String Band with Coley Jones [Columbia 14574-D]
- The Gypsy - Emmett Miller & His Georgia Crackers
- Kiss Me Cindy - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers
2 CD set
notes by Marshall Wyatt
& Bengt Olsson

Old Hat CD 1005

www.oldhatrecords.com



Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Robert M.W. Dixon, John Godrich & Howard W. Rye: Blues & Gospel Records 1890 - 1943, 4th ed. 1997, p. 133, 225, 485
- http://oldweirdamerica.wordpress.com/2008/12/
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

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