'Blue Goose Blues' label; Victor V-38555-BJ E S S E   T H O M A S at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival May 3, 1992; photographer: Friedemann Heinze; source: Front cover of German Blues Circle Info 10/95 (240)
Jesse Thomas at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival May 3, 1992
source: Front cover of German Blues Circle Info 10/95 (240)
photographer: Friedemann Heinze


Jesse Thomas
b. February 3, 1911 in Logansport, Louisiana
d. August 13, 1995 in Shreveport, Louisiana

discography
J E S S E    T H O M A S; source: Back cover of Black Top BT-1128
source: Back cover of Black Top BT-1128

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

Jesse 'Babyface' Thomas 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes

Victor V-38000 series (race) (1928-1930)
11929Bessie Tucker

- Mean Old Jack Stropper Blues (55330-1)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
or
- Mean Old Jack Stropper Blues (55330-2)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

- Old Black Mary (55331-1)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. August 10, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p; Jesse Thomas, g



Victor V38538
21929Bessie Tucker

- Better Boot That Thing (55328-1) #   @ youtube   @ Spotify
or
- Better Boot That Thing (55328-2) #   @ youtube   @ Spotify

- Katy Blues (55329-1)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
or
- Katy Blues (55329-2)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. August 10, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p, # presumably voc; Jesse Thomas, g; unknown, bb

Victor V38542
31929Jesse ("Babyface") Thomas

- No Good Woman Blues (55327-2)   @ Spotify
- Blue Goose Blues (55326-1)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. August 10, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Jesse Thomas voc, g



Victor V38555
Victor 23000 series (hot) (1930-1934)
41930Jesse Thomas

- Down In Texas Blues (55324)   @ Spotify
- My Heart's A Rolling Stone (55325)   @ Spotify

rec. August 10, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Jesse Thomas voc, g

Victor 23381
5193?Bessie Tucker

- Bogy Man Blues (56405-1)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Key To The Bushes Blues (56404-2)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. October 17, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p; Jesse Thomas, g

Victor 23385

= Bluebird B5128
= Sunrise S3208

6193?Bessie Tucker

- Mean Old Master Blues (56406-1,-2) #   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- T.B. Moan (56448-2) *   @ youtube   @ Spotify

# rec. October 17, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p; Jesse Thomas, g
* rec. October 21, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p; Jesse Thomas, g

Victor 23392
   

- Pick On Me Blues (56407-2) #
- Whistling Woman Blues (56447-2) *   @ youtube   @ Spotify

# rec. October 17, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p; Jesse Thomas, g

* rec. October 21, 1929 in Dallas, TX; Bessie Tucker, voc; K.D. Johnson, p; Jesse Thomas, g
Victor unissued

* Document DLP 556
Document DOCD 5070
Bluebird 07863-60065-2

  Troy Ferguson with Jesse Thomas

- Good Night (149391-2) #   @ Spotify
- College Blues (149392-2)   @ Spotify

# rec. November 6, 1929 in Atlanta; Troy Ferguson, voc, whistling; Jesse Thomas, g


This "Jesse Thomas" is a different person ! ! !

Columbia 14483-D
71948Jesse Thomas the BLUES TROUBADOUR AND HIS GUITAR

- Same Old Stuff (WP-232-A)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- D Double Due Love You (WP-232-B)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g



Miltone 232
81948JESSE THOMAS THE BLUES TROUBADOUR AND HIS GUITAR

- Zetter Blues (WP-233-A)   @ Spotify
- Mountain Key Blues (WP-233-B)   @ Spotify

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g



Miltone 233
91948Jesse Thomas

- Melody In C (JT-1 A)   @ Spotify
- You Are My Dreams (JT-1 B)   @ Spotify

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; unknown, p; unknown, b

Club 1
[Jesse Thomas' label]
101948JESSE THOMAS

- I Wonder Why (1)   @ Spotify
- Another Friend Like Me (2)   @ Spotify

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g

Club 1/2
111948Jesse Thomas

- Gold Mine Blues #
- Another Fool Like Me

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g

Club ?

# not included in Document
DOCD 6044 and DOCD 5276
or elsewhere

121948Evangelist Sister Rosetta Winn

- Beautiful City
- Do Lord, Remember Me

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Sister Rosetta Winn, voc, g; Jesse Thomas, g

Club 102
131948Evangelist Sister Rosetta Winn

- Higher And Higher
- Building On The Good Shore   @ Spotify

rec. 1948 in Los Angeles, CA; Sister Rosetta Winn, voc, g; Jesse Thomas, g

Club 301
141949JESSE THOMAS & ORCHESTRA

- Guess I'll Walk Alone (ACA 1074)   @ Spotify
- Let's Have Some Fun (ACA 1075´)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. 1949 in Houston; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; prob. Sam Williams, ts; Conrad Johnson, bs; Lonnie Lyons, p; Louis 'Nunu' Pitts, b; Allison Tucker, dr; ensemble voc



Freedom 1513
151949Jesse Thomas

- Gonna Write You A Letter (MM 1187-4)   @ Spotify
- Texas Blues (MM 1190-3)   @ Spotify

rec. August 1949 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g

Modern 20-710
   

- Gonna Write You A Letter (MM1187-2) []
- Meet Me Tonight Along The Avenue (MM1188-5) #   @ Spotify
- Meet Me Tonight (Along The Avenue) (alt tk) *
- Tomorrow I May Be Gone (MM1189) #   @ Spotify
- Tomorrow I May Be Gone (alt tk) *
- Texas Blues (MM1190-2) # []

rec. August 1949 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g
Modern unissued

# Kent KST 9005
[] Ace CDCHD 1057
* Ace CDCHD 813

161951JESSE THOMAS with The LLOYD GLENN Combo

- I Can't Stay Here (An' Be Treated Thisa Way) (A) #   @ Spotify
- Christmas Celebration (A+)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. Los Angeles, CA April 30, 1951; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Lloyd Glenn, p; Billy Hadnott, b; Bob Harvey, dr



Swing Time 240

# Capricorn 9 42024-2

171951JESSE THOMAS with The LLOYD GLENN Combo

- It's You I'm Thinking Of (241A)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Now Is The Time (241A+)   @ Spotify

rec. Los Angeles, CA April 30, 1951; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Lloyd Glenn, p; Billy Hadnott, b; Bob Harvey, dr



Swing Time 241
   

- It's You I'm Thinking Of (alt tk)   @ Spotify
- I'm So Blue   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. Los Angeles, CA April 30, 1951; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Lloyd Glenn, p; Billy Hadnott, b; Bob Harvey, dr
Swing Time unissued

Night Train Int CD 7002

181951JESSE THOMAS

- When You Say I Love You (A)   @ Spotify
- Jack Of Diamonds (B)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. Los Angeles, CA Aug. 25, 1951; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Maxwell Davis, ts; Willard McDaniel, p; Billy Hadnott, b; Oscar Lee Bradley, dr



Specialty 419
191953JESSE THOMAS

- Another Fool Like Me (6342) #   @ Spotify
- Gonna Move To California (6343)   @ Spotify

rec. Los Angeles, CA 1953; Jesse Thomas voc, g; # with unknown hca, dr

Elko 107
201956JESSE THOMAS

- Long Time (HO-697)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Cool Kind Lover (HO-698)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. 1956 in Los Angeles, CA; Jesse Thomas voc, g; with unknown ts, p, b, dr




Hollywood 1072


= Hollywood 1072
(repro 2012)

211957MULE THOMAS

- Blow My Baby Back Home (736) #   @ Spotify
- Take Some And Leave Some (735)   @ Spotify

rec. 1957 in Shreveport; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; unknown hca, b, # tamb

Hollywood 1091

Palace PST 724
Palace M/PST 801

221961JESSE THOMAS

- When I Squeeze Your Hand (700-OP-573K)  
- Take Me Back Baby (700-OP-574-K)  

rec. c. April 15 ?, 1962 in Shreveport; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; with L.C. Williams Band



RTA Victory 313
231963JESSE THOMAS

- Guitar Riff (13997)   @ Spotify
- Anything You Want (13998)   @ Spotify

rec. 1963 in Shreveport; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Jim Smith, p; Mickey Mac, b; Sammy Edwards, dr



Red River (no issue #)

Ace CDCHD 725 (1999)

241963Jesse Thomas

- Watch Out (78995)   @ Spotify
- My Baby (78996)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. c.1960 in Shreveport; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Jim Smith, p; Mickey Mac, b; Sammy Edwards, dr

Red River (no issue #)

Ace CDCHD 725 (1999)

   

- Everything I Do For You

rec. 1963 in Shreveport; Jesse Thomas, voc, g;
Red River unissued

Ace CDCHD 725 (1999)

 1963Jesse Thomas

- Can It Be Love   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- All Of My Love


This "Jesse Thomas" is a different person ! ! !

Teem 1001 [?]
subsidiary of Ace label
 1964JESSE THOMAS with Huey Smith Band

- That'll Get It   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- I'm Boss Yeah (19681)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

prod. by John Vincent

This "Jesse Thomas" is a different person ! ! !




Ace 5001
27196?golden galaxie of rhythm & blues hits

Red Callender
- Dolphin Street Boogie
Linda Hayes
- Take Me Back
Jimmy McCracklin
- It's Alright
The Jacks
- Walkin' And Cryin'
Pee Wee Crayton
- Hey, Little Dreamboat
Jessie Belvin
- Love Song
Ray Charles
- Alone In The City
Charles Brown
- In The Clay
The Feathers
- Why Don't You Write Me

Lloyd Glenn
- Old Time Shuffle
Lowell Fulson
- Everyday I Have The Blues
King Perry
- Kansas City
Johnny Fuller
- Roughest Place In Town

Jesse Thomas
- Long Time [Hollywood 107]
Lowell Fulson
- Guitar Shuffle
Tal Miller
- B-A-B-Y
Johnny Moore & The Blazers
- Johnny's Last Letter
Ray Charles
- Rockin' Chair Blues





Hollywood HLP-503
281965Jerry Ann and Las Vegas Cats

- Go Go Girl (17057)   @ youtube
- Hello Hello (17058) #   @ youtube

rec. 1965 in Shreveport; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Jerri Wilson, voc; # unknown [out of tune] sax

Red River (no issue #)
2919??JERI WILSON

- The Tease (Part 1) (LH-3598)
- The Tease (Part 2) (LH-3599)



Red River 101
3019??JESSE THOMAS

- Looks Like Rain (LH-3600)
- Looks Like Rain (instr.)

Red River 102
 1966Jesse Thomas

- Bases Are Loaded (133-1747)   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Should I Pay Dues (133-1748)   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. 196?; Jesse Thomas, voc, g

This "Jesse Thomas" is a different person ! ! !

Tail-Gate 1002
321968Texas

Jesse Thomas
- Texas Blues [Modern 20-710]
- Gonna Write You A Letter [Modern 20-710]
Alex Moore
- Neglected Woman
- If I Lose You Woman
Manny Nichols
- Walkin' Talkin' Blues
- Tall Skinny Mama Blues
Soldier Boy Houston
- Western Rider Blues
- Hug Me Baby

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

33196?Ray Charles And The Sounds Of Rhythm And Blues

Ray Charles
- Going To The River

[Pee Wee Crayton] [as Homer The Great]
- Steppin' Out [Hollywood 1055]
[Jesse Belvin]

- Dear Heart [Hollywood 1059]
[Tal Miller]

- What Is Life Without Love [Hollywood 1094]
[Red Callender]

- Glow Worm (instr.) [Recorded In Hollywood 139]
[Jesse Thomas]
- Take Some And Leave Some [Hollywood 1091]

Ray Charles
- I'll Do Anything But Work

[Johnny Fuller]
- My Mama Told Me [Hollywood 1077]
[Pee Wee Crayton] [as Homer The Great]

- All Alone (instr.) [Recorded In Hollywood 139]
[Linda Hayes]

- Yours For The Asking [Hollywood 1003]
[Jesse Thomas]
- Blow My Baby Back Home [Hollywood 1091]
[Johnny Fuller]
- Too Late To Change [Hollywood 1077]

[Don Gabor's 'Palace Records' were infamous for releasing LPs, on which the 'contents' listed on its covers and labels had almost nothing to do with the actual content on the accompanying vinyl; other example: 'Sarah Vaughn Sings' Palace 672; see Jack Dupree discography
'Continental', 'Plymouth' and 'Paris' were also Don Gabor labels]

notes by Lawrence Willis



Palace PST 724
(Don Gabor label)

= Continental CMS-1011

= Happy Bird 90112

34196?Ray Charles And Great Sounds Of Rhythm And Blues: The Second Album

content according to label & sleeve:
Ray Charles
- Going To The River
The David Terry Quartet
- You've Been Long Gone
- Round About Midnite
- I Won't Stop Loving You
- Glow Worm
- Way Out Blues

Ray Charles
- I'll Do Anything But Work
The David Terry Quartet
- Uptown Blues
- I've Been Hurtin'
- Bad Woman
- Mean Ol' Blues

actual content:
Ray Charles
- Going To The River
Pee Wee Crayton
[as Homer The Great]
- Steppin' Out [Hollywood 1055]
Jesse Belvin
- Dear Heart
[Hollywood 1059]
Tal Miller
- What Is Life Without Love
[Hollywood 1094]
Red Callender
- Glow Worm (instr.)
[Recorded In Hollywood 139]
Jesse Thomas
- Take Some And Leave Some [Hollywood 1091]

Ray Charles
- I'll Do Anything But Work

Johnny Fuller
- My Mama Told Me
[Hollywood 1077]
Pee Wee Crayton [as Homer The Great]
- All Alone (instr.)
Linda Hayes
- Yours For The Asking
[Hollywood 1003]
Jesse Thomas
- Blow My Baby Back Home [Hollywood 1091]
Johnny Fuller
- Too Late To Change
[Hollywood 1077]

[Don Gabor's 'Palace Records' were infamous for releasing LPs, on which the 'contents' listed on its covers and labels had almost nothing to do with the actual content on the accompanying vinyl; other example: 'Sarah Vaughn Sings' Palace 672; see Jack Dupree discography
'Continental', 'Plymouth' and 'Paris' were also Don Gabor labels]

notes by Lawrence Willis



Palace M-801 (mono)
= PST 801 (stereo)
("Buckingham Records")
(Don Gabor label)
351969Texas - Louisiana

Alexander Moore
- I Want My Mary
- Miss No Good Weed
Black Diamond (James Butler)
- T.P. Railer
Li'l Son Jackson
- Ground Hog Blues
Frankie Lee Sims
- Don't Forget My Baby
- Single Man Blues

Jesse Thomas
- Same Old Stuff [Miltone 232]
- Zetter Blues [Miltone 233]
- Mountain Key Blues [Miltone 233]
Country Jim (James Bledsoe)
- Rainey Morning Blues
- Avenue Blues
- Cario Blues
[sic]
- Evil Blues

Highway 51 H-103


Highway 51 discography

361969Jambalaya On The Bayou   Vol. 2
The Blues

Lightnin' Slim
- Rock Me Mama
- Bad Luck
Schoolboy Cleve
- She's Gone
Polka-Dot Slim
- Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry

Mule Thomas
- Blow My Baby Back Home [Hollywood 1091]
Clifton Chenier
- Good Bye Baby
- La Coeur De La Louisianne

Ashton Savoy
- I Want You To Love Me
Katie Webster & Ashton Savoy
- Baby Baby
Jimmy Anderson
- I Wanna Boogie
Donnie Jacobs
- If You Want Good Lovin'
Rockin' Sidney
- You Don't Have To Go
Sonny Boy Williamson
[not one of those famous Sonny Boys!]
- Mailman, Mailman
notes by Mike Leadbitter







Flyright LP 3503

Flyright discography

371969Anthology Of The Blues - Texas Blues

Little Son Jackson
- Milford Blues
Smokey Hogg
- Unemployment Blues
- Bad Life Blues

Jesse Thomas
- Meet Me Tonight (MM 1188) #
Alexander Moore
- Neglected Woman
Lowell Fulsom
- Prison Bound

Alexander Moore
- Lillie Mae Boogie
Little Son Jackson
- Cairo Blues

Jesse Thomas
- Texas Blues (MM 1190) #
- Tomorrow I May Be Gone (MM 1189) #
Charlie Bradix
- Boogie Like You Wanna
- Dollar Diggin' Woman


# rec. Los Angeles 1949; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; previously unissued

Kent KST-9005 inner gatefold

notes by Bruce Bromberg

Kent KST-9005


= United Superior US-7782




= Musidisc 30AB5605


= P-Vine PCD-3039 (1994)

381970Texas Country Music Vol. 3

Little Hat Jones
- Cross The Water Blues
- Cherry Street Blues

Jesse "Babyface" Thomas
- Blue Goose Blues [Victor V38555]
- No Good Woman Blues [Victor V38555]
Blind Percy & His Blind 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
"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




= Autogram RL-327
(Germany 2010)
"Texas Country Blues
Music Vol. 3"

Roots discography

391972Blues From The Western States 1927-1949

King Solomon Hill
- Down On My Bended Knee
Will Day
- Sunrise Blues
Ramblin' Thomas
- Lock And Key Blues

Jesse Baby Face Thomas
- No Good Woman Blues [Victor V38555]
Willie Lane
- Howling Wolf Blues
Rabbit Brown
- James Alley Blues
Little Hat Jones
- Cherry Street Blues

Otis Harris
- You'll Like My Loving
Oscar Woods
- Don't Sell It, Don't Give It Away
Little Hat Jones
- Little Hat Blues

Jesse Baby Face Thomas
- Blue Goose Blues [Victor V38555]
Willie Lane
- Black Cat Rag
Texas Alexander
- Double Crossing Blues
Little Hat Jones
- Cross The Water Blues


notes by Stephen Calt,
Nick Perls, Michael Stewart




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Yazoo L-1032

Yazoo discography

401972The City Blues

Roosevelt Sykes
- Homesick Blues
Bumble Bee Slim
- Strange Angel
- Lonesome Trail Blues

Jesse Thomas
- Jack O'Diamonds [Specialty 419]
Mercy Dee
- The Drifter
- Dark Muddy Bottom
Big Maceo Merriweather
- Just Tell Me Baby

Honeyboy
- Blood Stains On The Wall
- My Time Ain't Long
Gus Jenkins
- Cold Love
- Worries & Troubles
Frankie Lee Sims
- Yeh Baby
Mercy Dee & Thelma
- Rent Man Blues
Joe Turner
- Still In The Dark

Specialty SNTF 5015
41197?Down Behind The Rise 1947-1953

Jesse Thomas
- D. Double Due Love You [Miltone 232]
- Same Old Stuff [Miltone 232]
Frankie Lee Sims
- Single Man Blues
- Don't Forget Me Baby

Jesse Thomas
- Gonna Write You A Letter [Modern 20-710]
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Jazz Blues
- Henny Penny Blues
Beverly Scott
- Brownskin Woman


Jesse Thomas
- Another Friend Like Me [Club 1/2]
- I Wonder Why [Club 1/2]
Willie Lane
- Too Many Women Blues
Wright Holmes
- Good Road Blues
- Drove From Home Blues
Johnny Beck (aka The Blind Boy)
- Locked In Jail
- Lay Down Mama

Jesse Thomas
- Gonna Move To California [Elko 107]



Nighthawk 106

Nighthawk discography

421976When Women Sang The Blues

Lillian Glinn
- Shreveport Blues
- Cravin' A Man Blues
- Shake It Down
Bobby Cadillac
- Carbolic Acid Blues
Emma Wright
- Lonesome Trail Blues
Chippie Hill
- Christmas Man Blues
- Weary Money Blues


Bessie Tucker
- Bogey Man Blues [Victor 23385]
- Key To The Bushes [Blues] [Victor 23385]
- Mean Old Stropper Blues [Victor 23392]
Bessie Jackson
- B.D. Woman's Blues
Georgia White
- Your Worries Aren't Like Mine
Memphis Minnie
- I've Been Treated Wrong
Willie B. Huff
- I've Been Thinkin' And Thinkin'





Blues Classics BC 26


Blues Classics discography

431976Texas Blues Anthology

Lil Son Jackson
- Milford Blues
Smoky Hogg
- Unemployment Blues

Jesse Thomas
- Tomorrow I May Be Gone
Charlie Bradix
- Dollar Diggin Woman
Lowell Fulson
- Prison Bound
Lil Son Jackson
- Cairo Blues


Jesse Thomas
- Texas Blues
Alexander Moore
- Lillie Mae Boogie
- Neglected Woman
Lightnin' Hopkins
- One Kind Favor
- You Gonna Look Like A Monkey
- Tim Moore's Farm


cover art by Kazuyuki Goto

Trio PA-3125 (Jp)

Trio discography

441976

 




Mr. Fulbright's Blues

Jimmy Nolen [actually Jimmy Wilson]
- Strangest Blues
- I Used To Love A Woman
Phillip Walker
- Louisiana Walk
- I Want You For Myself
- Playing In The Park
- Hello My Darling
Mac Willis
- Pretty Woman

- Howling Woman
Smokey Hogg
- Blue And Lonesome Blues
- Misery In My Life
Elmon Mickle
- Flat Foot Sam
- I Got To Get Some Money
Jesse Fuller
- Listen Here Mr. Fireman
- San Francisco Bay Blues


Big Son Tillis & D.C. Bender
- Zetela Blues
- Rock Is My Pillow
- Ten Long Years
- I Got A Letter
Unknown Artist A
- Hard Luck Blues
- Lonesome Road °°

Jesse Thomas
- Another Fool Like Me

George Smith
- West Helena Blues
Unknown Artist B
- Come Back Baby
Unknown Artist C
- Strange Ol' Feeling
J.D. Nicholson
- I Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog No More
Jimmy Nolen
- Let's Try It Again
Willie Egans
- It's A Shame
- Willie's Boogie


°° omitted from P-Vine PCD-2008 supposedly due to lack of space!


2 LP set





P-Vine Special PLP 2-704
(Jp 1976)






= P-Vine PCD-2008
(Jp 1988)

notes (November 1989)
by Chris Bentley



(=) Diving Duck DD 4314
"Mr. Fullbright's Blues
Vol. 1"
(1990)

notes (November 1989)
by Chris Bentley

(=) Diving Duck DD 4315
"Mr. Fullbright's Blues
Vol. 2"
(1990)


Wolf CD 120.614 (1994),
120.615, 120616 (1998)

"Elko Blues Vols. 1, 2 & 3"

Elko discography

451979Jesse Thomas: Down Behind The Rise


Red River
(Jesse Thomas' label)
461983Juicy Harmonica

Eddie Burns
- Biscuit Baking Mama
Sir Arthur
- Stop Cheating On Me
Jerry McCain
- That's What I Want
Papa Lightfoot
- Wildfire
Chicago Sunny Boy (=Joe Hill Louis)
- Western Union Man

(Jesse) Mule Thomas
- Take Some And Leave Some
Sonny Boy Williamson
- Cut That Out
Rhythm Willie
- Wailin' Willie

Jerry McCain
- Courtin' In A Cadillac
Eddie Burns
- Superstition
Chicago Sunny Boy (=Joe Hill Louis)
- Jackpot
Sonny Terry
- I Love You Baby
Bobo Jenkins
- Bad Luck And Trouble
Model T Slim
- Shake Your Boogie
Papa Lightfoot
- After-While (Blue Lights)

(Jesse) Mule Thomas
- Blow My Baby Back To Me







Sundown CG 709-06

Sundown discography

471982Houston Jump
1946-51 Rhythm & Blues From Texas

Lonnie Lyons
- Flychick Bounce
Connie McBooker
- Loretta
Elmore Nixon
- I Went To See A Gypsy

Jesse Thomas
- Let's Have Some Fun [Freedom 1513]
Henry Hayes
- Hayes' Boogie
Willie Johnson
- Sampson Street Boogie
Hubert Robinson
- Boogie The Joint
Clarence Garlow
- In A Boogie Mood

LC Williams
- Louisiana Boogie
Carl Campbell
- Ooh Wee Baby
Robert Smith
- Freeway Boogie
Joe Houston
- Jumpin' The Blues
Peppermint Harris
- Fat Girl Boogie
Hubert Robinson
- Bad Luck And Trouble
- Old Woman Boogie
Clarence Garlow
- Jumpin' For Joy









Krazy Kat KK 7407

Krazy Kat discography

481985Lloyd Glenn & His Joymakers: Texas Man
1946-1959

Lloyd Glenn
- Texas Man
- Joymaker's Boogie
- All Alone Blues
- It Moves Me
- Advice To A Fool
- Angora
- Still My Love Is Yours
- Levee Blues

- Midnight Boogie
- Stranger
- Brazos Bottom

Jesse Thomas
- It's You I'm Thinking Of [Swing Time unissued]
Lloyd Glenn
- Dedicated To You
- Cute-Tee
- Honky Tonk Train
- Where Or When

Juke Box Lil JB 608 (Sw)
491987Texas Blues 1928-1929

Johnny Head
- Fare Thee Blues - part 1
- Fare Thee Blues - part 2
Will Day
- Central Avenue Blues
- Sunrise Blues
Otis Harris
- Walking Blues
- You'll Like My Lovin'
Willie Reed
- Dreaming Blues
- Texas Blues
- Leavin' Home

Sammy Hill
- Cryin' For You Blues
- Needin' My Woman Blues

Jesse "Babyface" Thomas
- Down In Texas Blues
- My Heart's A Rolling Stone
- Blue Goose Blues
- No Good Woman Blues
"Bo" Jones
- Back Door Blues
- Leavenworth Prison Blues
Jake Jones
- Monkeyin' Around
- Southern Sea Blues



HK LP 4003 (Austria)

HK discography

501989JESSE THOMAS

- Rain Sleet Or Snow (U-252976-A) #   @ Spotify
- Your Love Is Automatic (U-252976-B)   @ Spotify

rec. Shreveport, c. 1989; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; with unknown trombone, rhythm-box, b; # hca replaces trombone

Red River (no issue #)
50a1989 Bessie Tucker / Ida May Mack - Queens Of Texas Blues   1928-1929

BessieTucker
- Better Boot That Thing
- Katy Blues
- Mean Old Jack Stropper Blues
- Old Black Mary
- Key To The Bushes Blues
- Bogy Man Blues
- Mean Old Master Blues
- Whistling Woman Blues
- T.B. Moan

BessieTucker
- Fort Worth And Denver Blues
- Penitentiary
- Fryin' Pan Skillet Blues
- Got Cut All To Pieces
- Better Boot That Thing (test)
- Katy Blues (test)
Ida May Mack
- Wrong Doin' Daddy
- Elm Street Blues
- Mr. Forty-Nine Blues
- Goodbye Rider



Document DLP 556

Document discography

 1989Country Blues Collector Items (1928-1933)

Billy Bird
- Mill Man Blues (147323-2)
- Down In The Cemetary (147324-2)
- Alabama Blues - Part 1 (147325-1)
- Alabama Blues - Part 2 (147326-1)
Too Tight Henry
- Charleston Contest - Part 1 (147319-1)
- Charleston Contest - Part 2 (147318-1)
- Squinch Owl Moan (C-6416)
- The Way I Do (C-6417)
James 'Bat' Robinson
- Humming Blues (17635-a)

Papa Egg Shell
- I'm Goin' Up The Country - Part 1 (C-3448)
- I'm Goin' Up The Country - Part 2 (C-3447)
- Whole Soul Blues (C-3455)
- Far From Home (C-3456)
Troy Ferguson
- Good Night (149391-2) #
- College Blues (149392-2)
- Mama, You Gotta Get It Fixed (150226-2)
- You Better Keep It At Home (150227-2)
Archie Lewis
- Miss Handy Hanks (19107)

# The "Jesse Thomas" playing guitar on this recording is a different person ! ! !


RST-BD 2042
511991Bessie Tucker 1928-1929   @ Spotify
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order

- Bessie's Moan
- The Dummy
- Fort Worth And Denver Blues - tk 1 (previously unreleased)
- Fort Worth And Denver Blues - tk 2
- Penitentiary - tk 1
- Penitentiary - tk 2
- Fryin' Pan Skillet Blues - tk 1 (previously unreleased)
- Fryin' Pan Skillet Blues - tk 2
- My Man Has Quit Me
- Got Cut All To Pieces - tk 1 (previously unreleased)
- Got Cut All To Pieces - tk 2
- Black Name Moan

- Better Boot That Thing - tk 1
- Better Boot That Thing (previously unreleased) - take 2
- Katy Blues - tk 1
- Katy Blue - tk 2 (previously unreleased)
- Mean Old Jack Stropper Blues - tk 1
- Mean Old Jack Stropper Blues - tk 2 (previously unreleased)
- Old Black Mary
- Key To The Bushes Blues
- Bogy Man Blues
- Mean Old Master Blues
- Whistling Woman Blues (previously unreleased)
- T.B. Moan

Document DOCD 5070
521992Ramblin' Thomas & The Dallas Blues Singers   @ Spotify
Complete Recorded Works 1928-1932 in Chronological Order

Willard 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
- Ramblin' Man
- Poor Boy Blues
- Good Time Blues
- New Way Of Living Blues
- Ground Hog Blues
- Shake It Gal

Jesse "Babyface" Thomas
- Down In Texas Blues
- My Heart Is A Rolling Stone
- Blue Goose Blues
- No Good Woman Blues
Troy Ferguson with Jesse Thomas
- Good Night #
Sammy Hill
- Cryin' For You Blues
- Needin' My Woman Blues
Otis Harris
- Walking Blues
- You'll Like My Loving

# The "Jesse Thomas" playing guitar on this recording is a different person ! ! !

notes by Bob Groom

Document DOCD 5107
531993Jesse Thomas: Blues Moved In


Red River
(Jesse Thomas' label)
541993Jesse Thomas 1948-1958   @ Spotify
Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order

- Same Old Stuff [Miltone 232]
- D. Double Due Love You [Miltone 232]
- Zetter Blues [Miltone 233]
- Mountain Key Blues [Miltone 233]
- Melody In C [Club 1]
- You Are My Dreams [Club 1]
- I Wonder Why [Club 1/2]
- Another Friend Like Me [Club 1/2]
- Guess I'll Walk Alone [Freedom 1513]
- Let's Have Some Fun [Freedom 1513]
- Gonna Write You A Letter [Modern 20-710]
- Meet Me Tonight Along The Avenue [Modern unissued]
- Tomorrow I May Be Gone [Modern unissued]
- Texas Blues [Modern 20-710]
- I Can't Stay Here [Swing Time 240]
- Xmas Celebration [Swing Time 240]
- Now's The Time [Swing Time 241]
- It's You I'm Thinking Of [Swing Time 241]
- It's You I'm Thinking Of (alt tk) [Swing Time unissued]
- I Am So Blue [Swing Time unissued]
- Long Time [Hollywood 107]
- Cool Kind Lover [Hollywood 107]
- When You Say I Love You [Specialty 419]
- Jack Of Diamonds [Specialty 419]
- Another Fool Like Me [Elko 107]
- Gonna Move To California [Elko 107]
- Take Some And Leave Some [Hollywood 1091]
- Blow My Baby Back Home [Hollywood 1091]
notes by Keith Briggs

Document DOCD 6044
551994Too Late Too Late   Vol. 3   @ Spotify
Newly Discovered Titles & Alternative Takes   1926-1960's

Buddy Boy Hawkins
- Number Three Blues (take 1)
Side Wheel Sally Duffie
- Bunker Hill Blues
- Plantation Blues
Memphis Jug Band
- She Stays Out All Night Long (take 1)
Lottie Kimbrough & Winston Holmes
- Don't Speak To Me
Jim Jackson
- I'm Wild About My Lovin' (take 1)
William Harris
- Electric Chair Blues (Jefferson County Blues)
- Bad Treated Blues
Blind Lemon Jefferson
- Big Night Blues
Charley Patton
- I Shall Not Be Moved (alt. take)
Mississippi Sheiks
- The Jazz Fiddler (take A)
Memphis Minnie
- Dirt Dauber Blues
- You Dirty Mistreater
Curley Weaver
- No No Blues
- Early Morning Blues
Tampa Red
- I'll Get A Break Some Day
Joshua White
- Cherry Picker
- Tweet Tweet Mama Blues
Leadbelly
- My Baby Quit Me
Casey Bill Weldon
- We Gonna Move (To The Outskirts...) (tk. 2)
Tampa Red
- This Ain't No Place For Me
Ida Parham
- Untitled Blues
Two Gospel Keys
- If I Never See You Anymore
- Stranger, Don't Drive Me Away

Jesse Thomas
- Your Love Is Automatic [Red River (no issue #)] *
- Rain Sleet Or Snow [Red River (no issue #)] *

* rec. Shreveport 1989 [notes: "rec. 1960s"]

Document DOCD-5276
561994The Swing Time Records Story

disc 1
- Crying Blues (Street Walking Woman) - Lowell Fulson
- You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Gone) - Lowell Fulson
- Mississippi Blues - Floyd Dixon
- Saturday Night Fish Fry - Eddie Williams And His Brown Buddies With Floyd Di
- In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Wandering Gal - Jimmy Witherspoon
- I Hate To See Christmas Come Around - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Times Gettin' Tougher - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Ain't Nobody's Business Pt. 1 - Jimmy Witherspoon
- Alligator Meat - Joe Swift With The Johnny Otis Band
- B And O Blues - Charles Brown
- Rough And Rocky Road - Nightengale Jubalaires
- Rocket Boogie 88 Part 2 - Pete Johnson Orchestra
- Radar Blues - Big Joe Turner
- Wine-O-Baby Boogie - Big Joe Turner
- Everyday I Have The Blues - Lowell Fulson Featurin Lloyd Glenn At The '88'
- Blue Shadows - Lowell Fulson
- Low Society Blues - Lowell Fulson
- I Love You, I Love You (I Will Never Let You Go) - The Maxin Trio / Ray Charles
- Take Out The Squeal (If You Want A Meal) - Earl Jackson With The Johnny Otis Band
- A Woman Don't Want A Good Man No More - Earl Jackson With The Johnny Otis Band
- Backwater Blues - Edgar Hayes And The Stardusters With Lloyd Glenn
- Where Shall I Be - Stars Of Harmony
- Broken Hearted - Eddie Williams
- You'll Never Miss The Water (Until The Well's...) - The Maxim Trio/Ray Charles


disc 2
- Two Years Of Torture - Percy Mayfield With The Monroe Tucker Band
- Baby You're Still A Square - Percy Mayfield
- Someday - Ray Charles
- I'll Do Anything But Work - Ray Charles
- Korea Blues - Clifford 'FatMan' Blivens And The Johnny Otis Band
- Chica Boo - Lloyd Glenn's Combo
- Old Time Shuffle Blues - Lloyd Glenn With Th' Fulson Unit
- Sinner's Prayer - Lowell Fulson

- I Can't Stay Here - Jessie Thomas with Lloyd Glen
- Lonely Boy - Ray Charles
- Rockin' Man - Jimmy McCracklin
- I'm A Night Owl - Lowell Fulson
- Kissa Me Baby - Ray Charles
- The Snow Is Falling - Ray Charles
- Let Me Ride In Your Little Automobile - Lowell Fulson
- My Woman - Joe Pullum With Lloyd Glenn
- Blues For The People - Jimmy McCracklin
- I Love My Baby - Lowell Fulson
- I'm Wondering And Wondering - Ray Charles
- It Moves Me - Lloyd Glenn
- Lovin' A Married Woman - Earl Brown With The Red Calender Combo
- Guitar Blues - Ray Charles
- Love Me Til Your Dying Day - Three Muskateers
- End Of The Road Baby - Playboy Thomas
- I Know - The Hollywood Flames
2 CD box set



Capricorn 9 42024-2
571995Jesse Thomas: Blue Goose Blues

- Blue Goose Blues   @ youtube
- Behind Closed Doors   @ youtube
- Lookin' For That Woman   @ youtube
- Jack Of Diamonds   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Boogie Woogie   @ youtube
- Zetetter Blues   @ youtube
- Guess I'll Walk Alone   @ youtube
- Blues Is A Feelin'   @ youtube
- Merry Christmas   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Your Ways And Actions   @ youtube
- Gumbo   @ youtube
- Bessie Lavon   @ youtube
- All That Stuff   @ youtube
- Another Friend Like Me   @ youtube   @ Spotify
- Call Me   @ youtube
- Blue Goose Blues (1929)

rec. 1995 at Sumet Studio in Dallas, TX; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Paul Harrington, hca; Dennis Cavalier, p; Dan Garner, Steve James, g; Chris Clark, b; Tyrone Starks, dr; prod. by Richard Chalk

TopCat / IMP 704
(Iris Music Production)






Black Top CD BT-1128 (1996)
"Lookin' For That Woman"

581995Willard 'Ramblin' Thomas / Jesse 'Babyface' Thomas: Dallas Blues Before 1950

Ramblin' Thomas
- Poor Boy Blues
- New Way Of Living Blues
- Sawmill Moan
- No Job Blues
- Jig Head Blues
- Shake It Gal
- Ramblin' Mind
- Lock & Key Blues

Jesse Thomas
- Down In Texas Blues [Victor V23381]
- Blue Goose Blues [Victor V38555]
- My Heart's A Rolling Stone [Victor V23381]
- Good Night
- Same Old Stuff [Miltone 232]
- Double Do Love You [Miltone 232]
- Guess I'll Walk Alone [Freedom 1513]
- Let's Have Some Fun [Freedom 1513]

Collectables COL-5572
58a1995?Lloyd Glenn: Honky Tonk Train

- Sunday Morning Boogie
- Old Time Shuffle (unk alt tk)
- I Can't Stay Here
- Honky Tonk Train
- Blues Hangover
- Alberta [Swing Time unissued] #
- Century Room

- It's You I'm Thinking Of [Swing Time unissued]
- Good Times Back Home
- My Woman - Part 1 [Swing Time 267] #
- Charlie Henry
- I'm So Blue
- Yancey Special (tk A)
- Now Is The Time
- After Hours


# Joe Pullum, voc

Night Train Int. NTI 7002
591996Jesse Thomas: Blues Feeling

- Bessie Lavon
- She Come Easing Back
- Blues Feeling
- Stop Crying
- Automatic Love

- You're Beautiful
- Boogie Woogie Blues
- Rain, Sleet Or Snow
- Call Me
- I'm Staying At Home

"Red River Records, P.O. Box 37442, Shreveport, LA 31103, USA"

Red River RRR 001
601996Jesse Thomas: Blues Moved In

- Let's Have Some Fun
- I'm Gonna Move To California
- We Belong Together
- Gumbo Blues
- Logansport, Louisiana
- Ice Cream
- Crying Blues
- Blues Moved In
- Rain Sleet Or Snow
- My Baby Come Easing Back
- Now's The Time
- Jack O'Diamond
- Never Find Another Fool
- Take Some And Leave Some
- I Wonder Why
- I'm Looking For The Woman

Red River CD 2
61199?Great Gospel Performers 1937-1950

Mahalia Jackson (1937)
- God's Gonna Separate The Wheat From The Tares
- Oh, My Lord
- Keep Me Every Day
- God Shall Wipe All Tears Away
Sister Lottie Peavy (1944)
- When I Move To The Sky
- Nobody's Fault But Mine
Sister Vera Copeland (1945)
- I Know It Was The Blood
- I Am Going Back To Jesus
Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux (1947)
i Am So Happy Pt. 1
- I Am So Happy Pt. 2

Evangelist Sister Rosetta Winn (1948)
- Higher And Higher
- Building On The Good Place
- Do Lord Remember Me
- Beautiful City
Madame Ernestine (1949)
- I'll Never Turn Back
- When The Blood Runs Warm
Prophet B. W. West (1950)
- My Cup Runneth Over
- Laid My Burden Down
- Prayer Changes Things
- I'm Going Home To Live With God
Sister Goldia Haynes (1950)
- Traveling
- That Great Judgement Day (This Old World)
- Oh Lord, How Long?
- There's A Hand Leading Me
- I'm Going To Hold On
- The Truth In The Gospel

Document DOCD 5463
621997Savage Kick   Volume 9
Black Rock N' Roll
- Just Can't Stay - Willie Nix
- Mish Mash - Carrie Grant
- Anna Mae - Brownie McGhee
- Sea Sick And Water Bound - Bobo Jenkins
- Honey For Sale - Chip Nelson
- Dig Yourself - Les Cooper
- Twist Like This - Eddie Clearwater
- House Rent Party - Babs Gonzales
- San Francisco Breakdown - Dr. Ross
- Rockin' In The Jungle - Wailin' Bethea (Harmon Bethea)
- Dig Myself A Hole - Robert Lockwood (with Sunnyland Slim)
- Talking That Talk - Jimmy Liggins
- She's A Fine Chick - Neil Darrow

- Blow My Baby Back To Me - Mule Thomas
- Twistin' Linda - Jimmy Ty
- She's Just Right For Me - Babs Gonzales

Savage Kick SK 509
631997Bayou State Boogie

- Make A Better World - Earl King
- Hey, Hey Baby's Gone - Phillip Walker
- Love At First Sight - Lynn August
- About My Past - Tommy Ridgely
- Case Of Love, A - James "Thunderbird" Davis/Earl King
- A Ma Maison - Terrance Simien

- Lookin' For That Woman - Jesse Thomas
- Emmitt Lee - Carol Fran
- Second Line - Maria Muldaur
- Buck's Nouvelle Jole Blone - Buckwheat Zydeco
- Mama And Papa - Snooks Eaglin

Black Top CD 7005
641998The Legend Of Old Blue Goose

Jesse Thomas and Peaches Sterling
- Blue Goose Blues
Dan Garner
- Jughead Blues
Buddy Flett
- Look Here Baby
Cookie Garner
- Don’t Sell It, Don’t Give It Away
Stanton Dossett III
- You Gonna Need My Help Someday
Dan Garner
- Muscat Hill Blues
Leonard Service
- Kid West Blues
Dorothy Prime
- Alcohol Blues
Stanton Dossett III
- Black Ace Blues
Dorothy Prime
- Find Yourself A Job
Sid Crump
- Mr. Crump Blues
Buddy Flett
- Don’t Leave Me Here (I’m Alabama Bound)
Dan Garner
- Flying Crow Blues
notes by Dan Garner

BGB CD 427642
651999Red River Blues
Shreveport Blues from Ram Records

Sonny Boy "Jeff" Williamson
- Mailman Mailman
- Pretty Lil Thing
- I Gotta Cry
- You Better Sit Down
June 'Bug' Bailey
- Lee Street Blues
Elgie Brown
- Gimmie Gimmie
Banny Price
- Rushin'
Elgie Brown
- You'll Be Back
- Let Me Feel It
T V Slim with Eddie Williams
- The Fight
- Goin To Calif
T V Slim
- The Fight
T V Slim & His Heartbreakers
- Flat Foot Sam
- Darling Remember
Sherman (Blues) Johnson
- Hey Pretty Baby
Little Melvin Underwood
- Something's Wrong Baby
- Little Melvin's Gonna Move
Vincent Williams
- Tryin' To Make A Fool Of Me
- Going Back To Chicago
L C Steel
- Don't Play No Woman For No Fool
Chico Chism & His Jetanairs
- Hot Tamales & Bar-b-que
Chico Chism & Jerry & Garland
- Romp & Stomp

Jesse Thomas *
- Watch Out [Red River no issue number]
- My Baby [Red River no issue number]
- Anything You Want [Red River no issue number]
- Guitar Riff [Red River no issue number]
- Everything I Do For You #

* 'Red River' recordings from Dee Marais' Bayou studio
# previously unissued




Ace CDCHD 725
66199?Stompin' Vol. 15

- Cool Kind Lover - Jesse Thomas
- Down On The Farm - Al Franklin Combo
- Lot Of Shakin' Lot Of Jivin' - Piano Slim (=Willard Burton)
- Pack Your Clothes - Harmon "Hump" Jones
- Hallelujah Rock And Roll - Sandra Grimms
- I Ain't Botherin' Nobody - Guitar Tommy Moore
- Nursery Rhyme Rock - Percy Welch
- Oh! Baby - Barbara Lynn

- Back Door Man - Percy Welch
- The Duke Walks - Duke Jenkins
- Wo-Wo-Baby - Eddie Carroll
- Your Car Machine - Guitar Tommy Moore
- That's Alright With Me - Louis Payne Orchestra feat. Bonnie Buckner & Danny Taylor
- That's Where It's At - Baby Wayne
- Meet You In The Morning - Stick McGhee
- Collins Shuffle - Albert Collins



Stompin' 15

Stompin' discography

672000Stompin' Vol. 20 - The Country Blues

- Jump Little Children, Jump - Leroy Dallas
- Rock With Me Baby - Juke Boy Barner (Bonner)
- Bring Along Half A Pint - Sonny Boy Williamson

- Another Friend Like Mine - Jesse Thomas
- Goin' To New Orleans - Little Sam Davies (with Earl Hooker)
- Blues King Mambo - (Alfred) Harmonica "Blues King" Harris
- Hello Mis Jessie Lee - Eddie Burns
- Little Woman Blues - J. & J. Deuces
- Stack O'Dollars - Joe Williams
- Hug Me Baby - Soldier Boy Houston
- When The Sun Is Shining - L.C. Green
- Mama Mama Blues - Sleepy Joe
- Joe's Jump - Joe Hill Louis
- I Need You Pretty Baby For My Own - Harmonica "Blues King" Harris
- Good Rockin' Mama - Henry Thomas
- Boogie Twist - Snooky Pryor



Stompin' ST 120

Stompin' discography

67a2000Stompin' Vol. 24

- Cool Kind Lover - Jesse Thomas
- Get Out Of My Face - King Perry
- Cracklin' Bread - Ed Barron
- I Need You, I Want You - Jack (The Bear) Parker
- Leo The Louse - Jackie Brenston
- We're Gonna Ball This Mornin' - Sammy Cotton
- And I Wants To Thank Ya' - Geechie Smith & His Orch.
- Cheap Old Wine And Whiskey - Jack (The Bear) Parker
- Mary Lou - Leonard Bailey & His Orch.
- Hello Little Girl - Jimmy "Chickie" Horne & His Chickens
- No More Crying On My Pillow - Melvin Daniels & Orch.
- Talking Boogie - Jimmy Smith
- Who Put Out The Lights - Little Willie Jackson & Orch.
- Hey Miss Bertha - Ed Barron & Orch.
- Cloudy Weather Blues - Al Jackson
- Back Up - Eddie Johnson & Edna Mcraney
- Leroy Sent Me - Joe Brown & His Kool Kats


Stompin' ST 124

Stompin' discography

682001Jesse Thomas: Blues Is A Feeling

- Blues Is A Feelin'
- Married Woman Blues
- Boogie Everywhere
- Please Believe Me
- She Throwed My Clothes Outdoor
- Rain Sleet Or Snow
- Jesse, John And Jodie Jam
- Stop Crying On My Shoulder
- Sad Old World
- Change Your Attitude
- Santa Claus
- When I Left My Baby

rec. 1992 in Chicago with John Primer, g; Jodie Christian, p




Delmark DD-749
692001The Traveling Record Man   @ Spotify
Historic Down South Recording Trips Of Joe Bihari & Ike Turner

- Blue Serenade - Baby Face Turner
- My Sweet Woman - Driftin' Slim
- No Ridin' Blues - Charlie Booker
- Numbered Days - Big Charlie Bradix
- Riding In The Moonlight - Howlin' Wolf
- I'm Gonna Find Your Trick - Smokey Hogg
- Baby Please Don't Go - Pinetop Slim
- Cairo Blues - Lil' Son Jackson
- Good Morning Little Angel - Joe Hill Louis
- Tiny's Down Home - Tiny Webb

- Tomorrow I May Be Gone - Jesse Thomas
- Please Send My Baby Back Home aka Step Back Baby - Sunny Blair
- If I Lose You Woman - Alexander Moore
- My Little Machine - Driftin' Slim
- My Baby's Gone - Elmore James
- Rock House - Calvin Frazier
- She Broke Up My Life (She Got Me Walking) - Joe Hill Louis
- Keep Away From Me Baby - Joe Hill Louis

- Meet Me Tonight (Along The Avenue) - Jesse Thomas
- Lonesome Bedroom Blues - Willie Nix
- Talking Boogie - Lil' Son Jackson
- Long Tall Woman - Elmore James
- I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You - "Arkansas Johnny Todd"
- Ramblin' On My Mind - Boyd Gilmore

Ace CDCHD 813
702001Ramblin' Thomas: Hard Dallas

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 Knawing Blues
- Jig Head Blues
- Hard Dallas Blues
- Hard Dallas Blues
- Ramblin' Man
- Poor Boy Blues
- Good Times Blues
- New Way Of Living Blues
- Ground Hog Blues
- Shake It Gal
- Ground Hog Blues No. 2
- Little Old Mama Blues

Jesse Babyface Thomas
- Down In Texas Blues
- My Hearts Like A Rolling Stone
- Blue Goose Blues
- No Good Woman Blues
notes by Keith Briggs



Catfish 173 (UK)

Catfish discography

712003The Best Of Hollywood Records Vol. 3

- Someday – Pyramids
- Echoes On My Mind – Jay Richards
- Only Sixteen – Tal Miller

- Blow My Baby Back To Me – Mule Thomas
- You’re The Only One For Me – Linda Hayes
- Christmas Dreams – Frankie Ervin
- Over The Hill – Johnny Taylor

- Cool Kind Of Lover – Jesse Thomas
- What Is Life Without Love – Tal Miller
- We Fools – Johnny Taylor
- Sunny Road – Johnny Fuller
- Take Me Back – Linda Hayes

- Take Some & Leave Some – Mule Thomas
- Mama Told Me – Johnny Fuller
- Mabel’s Gone – Johnny Jano
- B-A-B-Y – Tal Miller
- Christmas Eve, Baby – Frankie Ervin
- Scorched – Tal Miller

- Long Time – Jesse Thomas
- Foolin’ Around – Johnny Taylor
- Christmas Everyday – Frankie Ervin
- Mean Old World – Johnny Fuller
- Wow – Pyramids
- Christmas Letter – Frankie Ervin

Hollywood HRCD 1003
722004Texas 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 (Take 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' (Take 1)
- Don't Sell It
- Sometimes I Get To Thinkin' (Take 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
- my Mule In No Man's Land
- Traveling Man
- Drunkard's Special
- The Elder's He's My Man
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
72a200?Stompin' 18
25 Country Blues Pounders!

Jimmie Newsome - I'm Afraid I Love You
Pee Wee Hughes - I'm A Country Boy
James Walton - Miss Jesse James
Big Bill & His Guitar - Little City Woman
Alonzo Scales - My Baby Likes To Shuffle
Jimmie Newsome - Do That Thing
Lick, Slick & Slide - I Got Drunk
Harmonica "Blues King" Harris - I Need You Pretty Baby For My Own

Mule Thomas - Blow My Baby Back Home
Lazy Slim Jim - Wine Head Baby
The Bees - Tough Enough
Alvin Smith - On My Way
Jimmie Newsome - Long Gone Lonesome Blues
Robert Jefferson - I Got My Equalizer
Mr. Rain - Who Dat?
Guitar Tommy Moore - I Ain't Botherin' Nobody
Tommy Brown - Southern Women
Frank Floyd - Rock A Little Baby
Otis Hinton - Walking Downhill



Stompin' CD 318

Stompin' discography

732005The Modern Down Home Blues Sessions Vol. 4
Southern Country Blues Guitarists 1948-1952

Alexander Moore with Smokey Hogg
- Neglected Woman
- Carolina
- Lillie Mae Boogie
- If I Lose You Woman

Jesse Thomas
- Meet Me Tonight Along The Avenue
- Gonna Write You A Letter
Pine Top Slim and His Guitar
- Applejack Boogie
- I'm Gonna Carry On
- John Henry
- Baby Please Don't Go
Leroy Simpson with Lane Hardin
- 13 Highway
- Bluebird Blues
Lane Hardin aka Arkansas Johnny Todd
- Keep 'Em Down
- I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You
Big Bill Dotson
- Dark Old World
- Thinking Life Over aka Sittin' Down Thinkin'
Pine Top Slim and His Guitar
- Fast Life
- Mean Old Frisco
- Poor Boy
- Applejack Boogie
Little Son Jackson
- Milford Blues
- Talkin' Boogie

Jesse Thomas
- Night Time Anytime aka Tomorrow I May Be Gone
- Texas Blues
Big Charley Bradix
- Numbered Days
- Wee Wee Hours
- Dollar Diggin' Woman Boogie
- Like You Wanna
notes by Jim O'Neal



Ace CDCHD 1057

www.acerecords.co.uk

742006The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

disc 1
Freeny's Barn Dance Band: Croquet Habits
Son House: Mississippi County Farm Blues
Georgia Pot Lickers: Up Jumped The Rabbit
Memphis Minnie & Joe McCoy: I'm Going Back Home
Wilmer Watts & The Lonely Eagles: Fightin' In The War With Spain
John Byrd: Old Timbrook Blues
Ernest Phipps And His Holiness Singers: A Little Talk With Jesus
Tommy Johnson: Slidin' Delta
The Three Striped Gears: Alabama Blues
Jack Gowdlock: Rollin Dough Blues
Kentucky Ramblers: Ginseng Blues
Ollis Martin: Police And High Sheriff Come Ridin' Down
Roy Harvey & Jess Johnston And The West Virginia Ramblers: John Hardy Blues
Long "Cleeve" Reed & Little Harvey Hull - The Down Home Boys: Original Stack O' Lee Blues
Amedie Ardoin & Dennis McGee: Two Step De La Prairie Soileau
Andrew & Jim Baxter: Operator Blues
J.D. Harris: The Grey Eagle
Memphis Jug Band: Jim Strainer Blues
Grayson County Railsplitters: Ain't That Trouble In Mind (unissued)
Dock Boggs: Old Rub Alcohol Blues
Jaybird Coleman: Mistreatin' Mama
Henry Whitter: It's A Rough Road To Georgia (unissued)
Rev. B.L. Wightman with Lottie Kimbrough & Congregation: Live The Life

disc 2
Yank Rachel with Sleepy John Estes & Jab Jones: Sweet Mama
Crowder Brothers: We All Love Mother (unissued)
Son House: Clarksdale Moan
Ashley & Foster: Bull Dog Sal (unissued)

Jesse "Babyface" Thomas: Down In Texas Blues
Georgia Pot Lickers: Chicken Don't Roost Too High
William Harris: I'm Leavin' Town (But I Sho' Don't Wanna Go)
Asa Martin & Roy Hobbs: Wild Cat Rag
King Solomon Hill: Whoopee Blues (Alternate Take)
Chubby Parker: Davey Crockett
Geeshie Wiley: Skinny Leg Blues
Sweet Brothers: I'm Gonna Marry That Pretty Little Girl
Blind Roosevelt Graves & Varoy Graves: I Shall Not Be Moved
Smith & Irvine: Lonesome Road Blues
Luke Jordon: If I Call You Mama
Grayson & Whitter: My Mind Is To Marry (unissued)
Osey Helton: Green River
Lottie Kimbrough: Don't Speak To Me
Wade Ward: Married Man's Blues (unissued)
Ken Maynard: Sweet Betsey From Pike (unissued)
Jaybird Coleman: Boll Weevil
Bill Shepherd with Hayes Shepherd & Ed Webb: Bound Steel Blues
Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1: Bells Of Love
double CD

Yazoo YAZ CD 2202
752007'That's What They Want' Jook Joint Blues   @ Spotify
Good Time Rhythm & Blues   1943-1956

disc 1:
- Wine, Women, Whiskey - Papa Lightfoot
- Rock Me Mama - Lightnin' Slim
- Little Lean Woman - Little Al
- Hydramatic Woman - Joe Hill Louis
- Lucy Mae Blues - Frankie Lee Sims
- Goin' To New Orleans - Little Sam Davis

- Another Fool Like Me - Jesse Thomas
- Little Milton's Boogie - Little Milton Anderson
- Scott's Boogie - L.B. Lawson
- She's Gone - Schoolboy Cleve
- Down At the Depot - John Lee
- Calling All Cows - Blues Rockers
- Courtin' In a Cadillac - Jerry McCain
- Walkin' And Cryin' Blues - Sonny Boy Holmes
- Ride Hooker Ride - Earl Hooker
- Don't Let Your Daddy Slow Walk You Down - Good Rockin' Sam
- Cool Down Mama - Lost John Hunter
- Country Boy - Pee Wee Hughes
- Lillie Mae Boogie - Alex Moore
- Gotta Get Together - Frank Edwards
- When I Come In This House Woman - Big Son Tillis
- I'm Gonna Leave You Baby - Lazy Lester
- Evil And Hanky - Mercy Dee
- Bad Luck - Lightnin' Slim
- Central Avenue Blues - R. Green & Turner
- On My Way - Alvin Smith
- Highway 80 Blues - Tommy Lee Thompson
- Mama Does the Boogie - Red Johnson


disc 2:
- She Fool Me - Harvey Hill Jr.
- Chicken Hearted Woman - Clarence Samuels
- That's What They Want - Jerry McCain
- Sneaky Groundhog - Clifford Gibson
- Blinds Blues - John Lee
- Sugar Mama - Pee Wee Hughes
- One Room Country Shack - Mercy Dee
- You Are Doing Me Wrong - Arthur Gunter
- I Can't Live Happy - Lightnin' Slim
- Mean Old Train - Papa Lightfoot
- Jackson Juke - Little Milton Anderson
- Jealous Man - Johnny Lewis
- Winehead Swing - James Tisdom

- Weekend Blues - Lafayette Thomas
- Leave My Money Alone - Lonesome Sundown
- Pebble In My Shoe - Wild Bill Phillips
- Lonely Blues - K.C. Douglas
- No-4 Boogie - Pinebluff Pete
- Someday You'll Understand - King Davis
- Alley Corn - Earl Hooker
- I Got Them Blues - Sonny Boy Holmes
- L.J. Boogie - Louis Jackson
- She's So Good To Me - Little Sam Davis
- New Orleans Bound - Lightnin' Slim
- West Kinney Street Blues - Skoole-Dum-Doo & Sheffield
- I'm Him - Schoolboy Cleve
- Neglected Woman - Alex Moore
- Too Much Competition - Tarheel Slim


disc 3:
- A Fool No More - Eddie Hope & The Mannish Boys
- Johnny Mae - Blues Rockers
- Got My Call Card - L.B. Lawson
- Love My Baby - Frank Edwards
- Jump the Boogie - Papa Lightfoot
- One Thing My Baby Likes - Country Jim
- A Dream - Little Willie Cotton
- Happy Go Lucky - Good Rockin' Beasley
- Bugger Bugger Boy - Lightnin' Slim
- Sweet Angel - Earl Hooker
- You Don't Love Me No More - Jerry McCain
- My Woman Knows the Score - Mercy Dee
- Goin' Home To Mother - Little Sam Davis
- Santa Fe Blues - Pee Wee Hughes
- Tiger Man - Little Al
- Alabama Boogie - John Lee
- Wolf Call Boogie - Coy 'Hot Shot' Love
- Congo Mombo - Guitar Gable
- Big Time Woman - Ernest McClay
- Paper Wooden Daddy - Dennis McMillon
- Bloodstains On the Wall - Honeyboy
- Rub a Little Boogie - Alec Seward
- Schoolboy - Lost John Hunter
- Ethel May - Lightnin' Slim
- Knocking the Boogie - Jerry Perkins
- Mistreated Baby Blues - Little Milton Anderson
- The $64 Question - Sonny Boy Holmes
- If I Lose You Woman - Alex Moore


disc 4:
- Lester's Stomp - Lazy Lester
- Dark Muddy Bottom - Mercy Dee
- Lost Child - Eddie Hope & The Mannish Boys
- 1958 Blues - Little Sam Davis
- Now Listen Baby - Good Rockin' Sam
- Lost Without Love - Lonesome Sundown
- Alla Blues - R. Green & Turner
- She's Mine All Mine - Arthur Gunter
- T.N.T. Woman - Sonny Boy Holmes
- Lightnin' Blues - Lightnin' Slim
- K.C. Boogie - K.C. Douglas
- Baby Blues - John Lee
- She's Taking All My Money - Johnny Lewis
- Let Me Be Your Handy Man - Clifford Gibson
- You Better Change - Ole Sonny Boy
- Strange Letter Blues - Schoolboy Cleve
- Things Ain't Right - Jerry McCain
- Wine Head Baby - Lazy Slim Jim
- Don't Take It Out On Me - Frankie Lee Sims

- Deep South Guitar Blues - Lafayette Thomas
- Packin' Up My Blues - Tommy Lee Thompson
- Blow It Down - Little Milton Anderson
- Good Road Blues - Wright Holmes
- Katherine Blues - Jerry Perkins
- On the Hook - Earl Hooker
- I Can't Be Successful - Lightnin' Slim
- Philippine Blues - Country Jim
- Harpin' On It - Coy 'Hot Shot' Love


4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 7796
762013Jesse Thomas / Leonard "Peaches" Sterling / James Crutchfield: Another Friend Like Me

Jesse Thomas
- Blue Goose Blues
Leonard "Peaches" Sterling
- Drinkin' Wine Spo-de-oh-de
Jesse Thomas
- Careless Love
- Another Friend Like Me
Leonard "Peaches" Sterling
- St. Louis Blues
Jesse Thomas
- See See Rider
- Love is Automatic
Leonard "Peaches" Sterling
- Caldonia
Jesse Thomas
- How Long, How Long Blues
- It's You I'm Thinking of
Leonard "Peaches" Sterling
- Kansas City
Jesse Thomas
- Trouble In Mind
- St. James Infirmary
Leonard "Peaches" Sterling
- Boogie Chillun
James Crutchfield
- Sittin' On Top Of The World
- Peetie Wheatstraw Blues


rec. at Nightwing Studios on Fairy Avenue, Shreveport, LA; Jesse Thomas, voc, g; Leonard “Peaches” Sterling, voc, p; James Crutchfield, voc, p; prod. by Monty Brown; engineered by Ron Capone
12 page booklet
by Gary Atkinson

Document DOCD-32-20-19


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

 

Other artist's Covers of Jesse Thomas songs
#year
of release
Artist:
Record Title

- featured Jesse Thomas song
label # / notes
11988Roy Book Binder

- The Motorhome Song
- You'll Never Find Another Friend Like Me
click to enlarge !
Rounder 4559

available at the Book Store

21988Roy Book Binder
Bookeroo!


- Friend Like Me
- Gonna Get Myself A Motorhome
- Something Different
- Mississippi Blues
- Gin Done Done It
- I'm Going Home
- Good Gal
- Nobody Knows I'm Hurtin'
- Waiting For A Train
- Cigarette Blues
- My Road Is Rough And Rocky
- Tell Me How Do You Feel
click to enlarge !
Rounder CD 3107

www.rounder.com

CD available
at the Book Store

31994Champagne Charlie Live in Razzmatazz

- You'll Never Find Another Friend Like Me
- Up Stepped Big Joe
- When Things Go Wrong
- Tamp Em Up Solid
- Move It On Over
- Guabi Guabi
- Shake That Thing
- Somebody Stole My Gal
- Holy Spirit Don't You Leave Me
- Fighting The Jug
- Georgia Crawl
- Bourgeois Blues
- What's The Matter With The Mill?
- Jugband Song
- Love Crazy
- I Wanna Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
- One Meatball
- Champagne Charlie Is My Name

Mr. Charlie's Blues Records
MCBR 1994-01

www.champagnecharlie.nl

42005Roy Book Binder:
LIVE at the Fur Peace Station


- What You Gonna Do
- Baby Let Me Lay It On You
- Delia
- Jelly Roll Blues
- Three Times Seven
- Full Go Round
- Ragtime Millionaire
- Yas, Yas, Yas
- Cocaine Blues
- CC&O Blues
- Travelin' Man
- Mermaids Flirt With Me
- Charlie Stone
- Won't You Be Kind
- Old Chunk Of Coal
- Electricity

- Another Friend Like Me
click to enlarge !
PL CD 7005-5

CD available
at the Book Store

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Robert M.W. Dixon, John Godrich & Howard W. Rye: Blues & Gospel Records 1890 - 1943, 4th ed. 1997, p. 919, 931
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 528
- Friedemann Heinze (photographer): Photo of Jesse Thomas at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival May 3, 1992; source: Front cover of German Blues Circle Info 10/95 (240), Oktober 1995
- Klaus Kilian: The Return of Jesse Thomas.- German Blues Circle info 2/91 (184), Februar 1991, p. 8
- Bob McGrath: The R&B Indies, Volumes 1-4.- Vancouver (Eyeball Productions) 2005-2007, Vol. 1, p.462, Vol. 3, p. 522
- Chris Smith: Jesse Thomas - The Blues Troubadour.- Blues & Rhythm 34 (1988), pp. 9 - 11
- Gayle Dean Wardlow: A quick ramble with Ramblin' Thomas, Jesse Thomas, Will Ezell, Bessie Tucker, Elzadine Robinson and Texas talent scouts, R.T. Ashford and the Kendle Brothers.- Blues Unlimited 141 (1981), p. 14-15
- Rien Wisse: Jesse Thomas.- Block 77 (1991), pp. 15 - 18
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Front cover of Black Top BT-1128

thanks to Sjef Hermans, Pierre Monnery, Ray Templeton, Mathias Westerlund and Gerrit Robs for additional info / scans

 


"Call Me" by Jesse Thomas, el g (with Dan Garner, 2nd [ac] g), 1995
Stefan Wirz


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