W A S H B O A R D   W I L L I E; source: http://www.metrotimes.com/20/43/Gallery/storyHastingsStreet.htm
source: http://www.metrotimes.com/...

Washboard
Willie
W A S H B O A R D   W I L L I E; source: Front cover of Polydor 2460 186; click to enlarge !
source: Front cover of Polydor 2460 186
William Paden Hensley
b. July 24, 1909 in Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama
d. August 24, 1991 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan

buried at Detroit Memorial Park Cemetery (East) in Warren, Macomb County, MI
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

Washboard Willie78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11953EDDIE BURNS

- Hello Miss Jessie Lee (C-2-126)   @ youtube
- Dealing With The Devil (C-2-127)

rec. 1953 in Detroit, MI; Eddie Burns, voc, hca; Chuck Smith, p; Percy Lee Brown, g; Washboard Willie, washb

Eddie Burns discography






DeLuxe 6024

Ace CDCHD 1121 (2006)

2c.1954BABY BOY WARREN

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

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

Baby Boy Warren discography




J-V-B 26

# = Excello 2211

3c.1954BABY BOY WARREN AND HIS BAND

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

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

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

Baby Boy Warren discography




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






= Drummond 3002 (1956)

# = Excello 2211 (1962)

41954BABY BOY WARREN

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

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

Baby Boy Warren discography




Blue Lake 106
4a1954HENRY SMITH & His Blue Flames

- Good Rockin' Mama (M8407) (E4KB 5072)   @ youtube
- Lonesome Blues (M8408) (E4KB 5073)

rec. 1954 in Detroit, MI; Henry Smith, voc, g; Eddie Burns, hca; Calvin Frazier, g; Washboard Willie, washb

Dot 1220
   

- Rock House   @ youtube   @ Spotify

rec. live c.1955 in Detroit, MI; Calvin Frazier, g; Washboard Willie, dr; unknown, b
Modern unissued

Ace CDCHD 813

4a1956BROTHER WILL HAIRSTON Hurricane Of The Motor City

- The Alabama Bus   Part 1   @ youtube
- The Alabama Bus   Part 2   @ youtube [starts at ~ 2:20]

rec. 1956 in Detroit, MI by Joe Von Battle in his 12th Street record shop; Brother Will Hairston, voc; Washboard Willie, dr



J-V-B 44

51956LENA HALL with WASHBOARD WILLIE and his Super Suds of Rhythm

- What You Gona Do [sic] (A)   @ youtube
- Five Long Years (B)

rec. 1956 live ("direct from the Palmer House") in Detroit, MI; Lena Hall, voc; Calvin Frazier, g; Washboard Willie, washb, dr

J-V-B 48
61956WASHBOARD WILLIE AND HIS SUPER SUDS OF RHYTHM

- Cherry Red Blues (A)
- Washboard Shuffle (B)

rec. 1956 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb; Calvin Frazier, g







J-V-B 59 [# has been used
for two different records]
71956WASHBOARD WILLIE AND HIS SUPER SUDS OF RHYTHM

- Washboard's Blues Part 1 (A)
- Washboard's Blues Part 2 (B)

rec. 1956 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb; Calvin Frazier, g



J-V-B 70
81962BABY BOY WARREN

- Not Welcome Any More
- Chuck-A-Luck

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

Baby Boy Warren discography

J-V-B 26 / 59






Excello 45-2211

9196?WASH BOARD WILLIE

- A Fool On A Mule In The Middle Of The Road (A) #   @ youtube
- Ham Bone (B)   @ youtube

rec. 1962/64 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb, dr; # Calvin Frazier, g; # Chuck Smith, b



Von 702

Barrelhouse BH-01

   

- Shake Your Moneymaker, Honey # °°
- 10/20 Special Blues # °°
- No Name Blues °°   @ youtube
- C.C. Rider # °°
- Dupree Blues # °°
- Calvin's Blues °°°

rec. 1962/64 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb, dr; # Calvin Frazier, g; # Chuck Smith, b
Von unissued

°° Barrelhouse BH-01

°°° JSP 1036

10196?THE ALL STARS

- 2-2-5 Special Part 1
- 2-2-5 Special Part 2

Calvin Frazier, g; sax; org; Washboard Willie, dr



Von 704
10a196?BRO. WILL HARISTON [sic]

- The Alabama Bus (MW757) (4:25)   @ youtube
- Seem Like A Dream (MW758)

Brother Will Hairston, voc; Washboard Willie, dr



Von 712
11196?WASHBOARD WILLIE

- Washboard Willie's After Hours pt. 1 (A)
- Washboard Willie's After Hours pt. 2 (B)   @ youtube

rec. 1962/64 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb, dr; Calvin Frazier, g; Chuck Smith, b; Boogie Woogie Red, p

Von 721

Barrelhouse BH-01

   

- Summit Ridge Drive   @ youtube
- More After Hours   @ youtube
- Struttin' That Stuff   @ youtube

rec. 1962/64 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb, dr; Calvin Frazier, g; Chuck Smith, b; Boogie Woogie Red, p
Von unissued

Barrelhouse BH-01

12196?LOUISE JACKSON with Wm. P. HENSLEY ON WASHBOARD & DRUM

- 99 1/2 Won't Do   @ youtube
- Peace Be Still

Louise Jackson, voc, p; Washboard Willie, washb, dr



Knowles 101
13196?BRO. WILL HAIRSTON
The Hurricane of the Motor City

- Jesus Had A Hard Time #
- March On To Montgomery *   @ youtube

Brother Will Hairston, voc; # voc group; * Louise Jackson, p; * Washboard Willie, washb, dr



Knowles BW 123
14196?BROTHER WILL HAIRSTON
The Hurricane of the Motor City

- Rev. King Had A Time
- Alabama Bus (4:25)   @ youtube

Brother Will Hairston; Washboard Willie; The Dixie Airs

Knowles BW 213
151966WASHBOARD WILLIE (AND HIS SUPER SUDS OF RHYTHM)

- Wee Baby Blues (ZTSC 121014)
- Natural Born Lover (ZTSC 121015)

rec. 1966 in Detroit, MI; Washboard Willie, voc, washb; prob. Evans McClendon, g; Angelo Willis, bs



Herculon no #
161966


Detroit Blues - The Early 1950s

Baby Boy Warren
- Sanafee [J-V-B 26]
- Baby Boy Blues [J-V-B 59]
- Mattie Mae [Hallo Stranger] [J-V-B 26]
- Chicken [J-V-B 59]
Dr. Ross
- Thirty Two Twenty [DIR A101 / B102]
Bobo Jenkins
- 10 Below Zero [Fortune 838, 78 rpm!]
- Baby Don't You Want To Go [Fortune 838, 78 rpm!]
Eddie Kirkland
- No Shoes

Detroit Count
- Hastings Street Opera
L.C. Green
- Remember Way Back
Big Maceo
- Big City Blues [Specialty 320]
John Lee Hooker
- House Rent Boogie
One String Sam
- O Need $100

Brother Will Hairston
- Alabama Bus (Parts 1 & 2)

cover photo by Jacques Demêtre
notes by Paul Oliver









Blues Classics BC 12


Blues Classics discography

 1969Blues Roots

- Frisco Lines - Fred McDowell
- Fare You Well Baby Blues - Joe Callicott
- Long Haired Doney - R. L. Burnside
- Mean Stepfather - Big Joe Williams
- Bald Eagle Train - Bukka White and Washboard Willie (Wayne Pope!)
- Don't Drive Me Away - R.C. Smith
- Long Tall Girl - Mance Lipscomb
- Red River Blues - Lil' Son Jackson
- I Am the Black Ace - Black Ace
- Whistling Alex Moore - Alex Moore
- Texas Blues - L. and M. Fulson
- Cat Bear - John Jackson
- Ma Grinder - Robert Shaw
- Take a Walk - Lightnin' Hopkins
- Bear Cat - John Jackson
- Snowing and Raining - Guitar Slim and Jelly Belly
- Got A Date I Can't Be Late - Jesse Fuller
- You Got Another - Lightnin' Hopkins and Barbara Dane
- Struggle Here - Juke Boy Bonner and Simon
- Listen At That Bull - G. Coleman
- Trouble Blues - Big Joe Turner
- Dream - Little Willie Littlejohn
- Sugar Daddy - Wade Walton
- I'm Feeling Alright - Big Mama Thorton
- Sometimes I Cry - Johnny Young
- Black Snake Blues - Clifton Chenier
- Two Bugs - Earl Hooker

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"The selections from this album have been comprised from the catalog of Arhoolie Records ... Except where otherwise indicated, all selections produced and recorded by Chris Strachwitz"

two record set
click to enlarge !
Poppy PYS-60.003
= RCA / Victor SHP-6124/25

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click to enlarge !
= Tomato DLP 2696181 (1989)

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reissued as Tomato CD
TOM 3001

16a4/1968Detroit
the post war blues volume 5

Harvey Hill & His String Band
- She Fool Me
L.C. Green
- When The Sun Is Shining
- Hold Me In Your Arms

Henry Smith & His Blue Flames
- Lonesome Blues
- Good Rockin' Mama
Sylvester Cotton & His Guitar
- Sak-Relation Blues
- Ugly Woman

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


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





the post-war blues pwb 5

PWB discography

171969Washboard Willie: Whippin' That Board

- Shake Your Moneymaker, Honey [Von unissued] °°
- 10/20 Special Blues [Von unissued] °°
- Washboard Willie's After Hours Pt. I # [Von 721]
- No Name Blues [Von unissued] °°
- Summer Ridge Drive [sic] # [Von unissued] °°
- A Fool On A Mule [Von 702] °°

- Hambone Blues [Von 702]
- Move After Hours [sic] # [Von unissued] °°
- C.C. Rider [Von unissued] °°
- Struttin' That Stuff # [Von unissued] °°
- Washboard Willie's After Hours Pt. II # [Von 721]
- Dupree Blues [Von unissued] °°

rec. 1962/64; William Paden Hensley, voc, washb, dr; Calvin Frazier, g; Chuck Smith, b; # Boogie Woogie Red, p
cover drawing by George Paulus

°° re-released on JSP1036 (UK 1982) and P-Vine PCD 23894 (Jp 2007)
notes by George Paulus
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Barrelhouse BH/bhm-01


Barrelhouse discography

181973American Blues Legends '73

Boogie Woogie Red
- Viper Song
- After Hours
- Red's Boogie
Snooky Pryor
- Dangerous Woman
- Sloppy Drunk
- Bottle Up And Go #
- Shake Your Moneymaker #
Homesick James
- Tin Pan Alley
- Dust My Broom


Washboard Willie
- I Feel So Fine   @ Spotify
- Kansas City   @ Spotify
Red & Mose
- Sassy
Whispering Smith
- Take Me Back Baby
Lightnin' Slim
- Love Bug
- Walking In The Park

# CD bonus tracks
"Big Bear Four"




Polydor 2460 186 (1973)

= Big Bear BEAR 20

2 CD set

(=) Big Bear/Indigo CD 2527
(2002) "American Blues
Legends '73/'74"

Big Bear discography

191982Washboard Willie: Motor Town Boogie

- C.C. Rider [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- More After Hours [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- Summit Ridge Drive [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- Dupree Blues [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- Struttin' That Stuff [Barrelhouse BH-01]

- 10-20 Special [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- Calvin's Blues [Von unissued]
- Shake Your Moneymaker [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- No Name Blues [Barrelhouse BH-01]
- Fool On A Mule [Barrelhouse BH-01]

notes by Rien Wisse





JSP 1036

JSP discography


= P-Vine PCD 23894
(Jp 2007)

201996Motor City Blues - Please Mr. Foreman
(The Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival Vol. 1)

Chinner Mitchell / Mack Collins: Introductions
Little Junior: I Got My Eyes On You
Joe L.: Please Mr. Foreman
Bobo Jenkins: 24 Years
One String Sam: I Need $100
Johnnie Mae Matthews: Send You Back To Georgia

Washboard Willie: Wee Baby Blues
Dr. Ross: Boogie Disease
Boogie Woogie Red: The Viper Song
Baby Boy Warren: Too Many Drivers
Eddie "Guitar" Burns: Better Watch What You're Doing
Mr. Bo: Don't Want No Woman
Eddie Kirkland: I Got The Blues
Bobo Jenkins: Reelin' & Rockin'
Baby Boy Warren: She's Fine
Boogie Woogie Red: Red's Boogie
Joe L.: In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
One String Sam: I Got To Go
The Partymakers Inc.: Move It
John Sinclair: Interviewed by Fred Flame


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

Sequel NEXCD 274


= P-Vine PCD-1978 (Jp)

211998Motor City Blues
(The Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival)

- 24 Years - Bobo Jenkins
- Too Many Drivers - Baby Boy Warren
- Boogie Disease - Doctor Ross
- I Need $100 - One String Sam
- Mojo In Her Backbone - Eddie Kirkland
- I Call It Love - Eddie Burns
- Feelin' & Rockin' - Bobo Jenkins

- Do You Wanna Jump - Washboard Willie
- Chicago Breakdown - Doctor Ross
- I Got The Blues - Eddie Kirkland
- Viper Song - Boogie Woogie Red
- Don't Want No Woman - Mr. Bo
- She Wanna Sell My Monkey - Bobo Jenkins

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

Total Energy
222001Blues Screamers & Gospel Moaners!
Detroit Blues Rarities Vol. 3

Washboard Willie
- Washboard Blues - part 1
- Washboard Blues - part 2
Lena Hall
- Five Long Years
- What You Gonna Do
Tye Tongue Hanley
- You Got My Nose Wide Open
- Iíll Try To Understand
Danny Kirkland
- They Were Rockiní
- Stop Mambo
Bob Smith
- Iím A Lookiní
- I Love You Baby

Brother Will Hairston
- The Alabama Bus parts 1 & 2
- Seems Like A Dream
- Mighty Wind
- The Bible Is Right
Spiritual Wonders
- You Got To Move
- None But The Rightous
The Flying Clouds
- I Know It Was The Blood
- Ainít Got Long To Stay Here
- My Mother
- When They Ring The Golden Bells


rec. mid-1950s in Detroit, MI; original sessions prod. by Joe Von Battle; album prod. by George Paulus
front cover: Washboard Willie (center) with Mack Chimse and James Jamerson [Washboard Willie's son-in-law], 1958 ("George Paulus Collection")
back cover: Joe's Record Shop [on 8434 12th Street in Detroit, MI] ("George Paulus Collection")



P-Vine PCD-5418 (Jp 2001)
232001The Traveling Record Man
Historic Down South Recording Trips Of Joe Bihari & Ike Turner

- Blue Serenade - Baby Face Turne
- My Sweet Woman - Driftin' Slim
- No Ridin' Blues - Charlie Booker
- Numbered Days (previously unreleased) - 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
- 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
242004The Truman and Eisenhower Blues

- Josh White - The Man Who Couldn't Walk Around
- Jack Dupree - May God Bless Our New President!
- Cousin Joe - Post War Future Blues
- Smokey Hogg - High Priced Meat
- Jack McVea - Inflation Blues
- Willie Borum - Overseas Blues
- Golden Gate Quartet - Atom And Evil
- Pilgrim Travelers - Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb
- Josh White - Free And Equal Blues
- Andrew Tibbs - Bilbo Is Dead
- Tommie Jenkins - Freedom Choo Choo Blues
- Royal Harmonaires - Henry Wallace Is The Man
- Harmon Ray - President's Blues
- Gospel Pilgrims - I'm So Grateful To The N.A.A.C.P.
- Echoes Of Zion - Keep Still
- Louis Jordan - Jordan For President
- Homesick James - Wartime
- Max Bailey - Drive Soldiers Drive
- Sister Rosetta Tharpe - There's Peace In Korea
- Bobo Jenkins - Democrat Blues
- Memphis Slim - Four Years Of Torment
- J.B. Lenoir - Eisenhower Blues
- Dizzy Dixon - Soup Line
- Tommy Dean - Recession
- Chris Kenner - Rocket To The Moon

- Brother Will Hairston - The Alabama Bus parts 1 & 2 (6:25)
notes by Guido van Rijn



Agram ABCD 2018
252005Detroit Blues

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


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


disk 3:
Baby Boy Warren
- My Special Friend Blues
- Nervy Woman Blues
- Lonesome Cabin Blues
- Don't Want To Skinny Woman
- Forgive Me Darling
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
- I Got Lucky
- Let's Renew Our Love
- Taxi Driver
- Bad Lover Blues

- Sanafee
- Hello Stranger
- Chicken
- Baby Boy Blues
- Chuck-A-Luck
- Mattie Mae
- Santa Fe
- Somebody Put Bad Luck On Me
- Stop Breakin' Down
- It's Time For Lovin' To Be Done
Eddie Kirkland
- That's All Right
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey
- No Shoes
- No Shoes
- Mistreated Woman
- Time For My Lovin' To Be Done


disk 4:
Eddie Burns
- Papa's Boogie
- Notoriety Woman

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


4 CD set

JSP JSPCD 7736
262006Battle Of Hastings Street
Raw Detroit Blues and R&B from Joe's Record Shop 1953-54

- Got The Blues For My Baby - Weaver, Joe & His Blue Notes
- Hello Miss Jessie Lee - Eddie Burns
- I Stayed Down - Johnny Wright
- Lover Blues - Howard Richard
- Jb Boogie - Weaver, Joe & His Blue Notes
- Time For My Lovin' To Be Done - Eddie Kirkland
- If You Don't Believe I'm Leaving - James Walton
- Boogie Baby - Johnny Wright

- Dealing With The Devil - Eddie Burns
- Baby I'm In Love With You - Weaver, Joe & His Blue Notes
- Eva Lee - James Walton
- '54 Blues - Johnny Wright
- Please Don't Think I'm Nosey - Eddie Kirkland
- New York Central - Robert Richard
- I Was In St. Louis - Johnny Wright
- I Mistreated A Woman - Eddie Kirkland
- She Went Away - Johnny Wright
- Wigwam Woman - Robert Richard
- No Shoes - Eddie Kirkland
- I'm So Lonesome - Weaver, Joe & His Blue Notes
- Streamline #99 - Howard Richard
- Soft Pillow - Weaver, Joe & His Blue Notes
- Vacation Blues - Johnny Howard
- Up Boy - Johnny Wright

Ace CDCHD 1121
272010Let Me Tell You About The Blues
The Evolution of Detroit Blues

CD 1
- A Double Crossing Woman - Calvin Frazier
- Highway 61 Blues - Sampson Pittman
- Cadillac Woman - Robert Richard
- Street Opera (Part 1) - Detroit Count
- Stop Messin' Around - Walter Mitchell
- Notoriety Woman - Slim Pickens
- Root Hog - Robert Richard
- Pet Milk Blues - Walter Mitchell
- Sak-Relation Blues - Sylvester Cotton
- Lookin' For My Woman - Joe Von Battle
- Street Opera (Part 2) - Detroit Count
- Ugly Woman Blues - Sylvester Cotton
- Henry's Swing Club - John Lee Hooker
- Little Bitty Woman - James Taylor
- Sweet Lucy - Andrew Dunham
- My Special Friend Blues - Baby Boy Warren
- Stormy Weather Blues - Sylvester Cotton
- Strange Man - John Brim [Fortune 801]
- Worried Life Blues No. 2 - Big Maceo
- Hattie Mae - Andrew Dunham
- Without You My Life Don't Mean A Thing - Big Maceo
- Never Satisfied - John Lee Hooker
- That's All Right - Eddie Kirkland
- Mean Man Blues - John Brim [Fortune 801]
- Where Did You Stay Last Night - Eddie Burns


CD 2
- I'm In The Mood - John Lee Hooker
- It's Time For Lovin' To Be Done - Eddie Kirkland
- Old Battle Ax - Robert Henry
- 38 Pistol Blues - L.C. Green
- I'm A Boogie Man - John Lee Hooker
- Sugar Cane Highway - Playboy Fuller
- Hello Miss Jessie Lee - Eddie Burns
- Hastings Street Boogie - L.C. Green
- Gonna Play My Guitar - Playboy Fuller
- Dealing With The Devil - Eddie Burns
- No Shoes - Eddie Kirkland
- Ramblin' Around Blues - Sam Kelly
- Goin' Down To The River Blues - L.C. Green
- Sanafee (Not Welcome Anymore) - Baby Boy Warren
- Natural Man Blues - Johnny Howard
- Bus Driver - John Brim [Fortune unissued]
- Hello Stranger - Baby Boy Warren
- Good Rockin' Mama - Henry Smith
- Dark Night Blues - Johnny Howard
- Lonesome Blues - Henry Smith
- Chicken - Baby Boy Warren
- I Need A $100.00 - One String Sam

- Washboard Blues (Part 1) - Washboard Willie
- Rock House - Calvin Frazier
- My Baby Ooo - One String Sam


CD 3
- Thirty-Five-Thirty - Paul Williams
- We're Gonna Rock - Wild Bill Moore
- T.J. Boogie - T.J. Fowler
- The Hucklebuck - Paul Williams
- Red Hot Blues - T.J. Fowler
- Little Tillie Willie - Detroit Count
- Looky Ploot - Emmit Slay
- Burnt Toast - Wild Bill Moore
- It Ain't Right - Kitty Stevenson
- Beulah - Emmit Slay
- I Want To Rock - Little Miss Sharecropper
- The Rainy Day Blues - Sonny Wilson
- I Feel So Good - Maurice King & His Wolverines
- That's The Best I Can Do For You Blues - The Kool Kats
- I Want A Lavender Cadillac - Maurice King & His Wolverines
- Got Nobody To Tell My Troubles To - Calvin Frazier
- Say Baby Say - T.J. Fowler
- She Fool Me - Harvey Hill
- Little Baby Child - Calvin Frazier
- Remember - Alberta Adams
- J.B. Boogie - Joe Weaver & His Blue Notes
- I Do Like I Please - John Lee Hooker
- No One Monkey Goin' To Run My Show - Gip (Sandman) Roberts
- Five Long Years - Lena Hall
- No More Doggin' - John Lee Hooker


3 CD set

Fantastic Voyage FVTD070


Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Bob Eagle & Eric S. LeBlanc: Blues - A Regional Experience.- Santa Barbara (Praeger Publishers) 2013, p. 88
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, p. 76, 229; 559; 571
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970 (2nd edition).- Vancouver 2012, p. 645
- Robert Ford: A Blues Bibliography, 2nd Edition (Routledge Music Bibliographies) 2007, p. 1012
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- p. 225-226
- https://marshamusic.wordpress.com/the-alabama-bus/
- http://hubcap.clemson.edu/~campber/parrot.html
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Front cover of Polydor 2460 186

thanks to Flemming Nielsen, Gerrit Robs and Chris Smith for additional info / scans

 

Stefan Wirz


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