Fantasy Records Catalog: OBC 500 series

Original Blues Classics 500 series (12 inch LP)

OBCCD-501-2   Willie Dixon - Willie's Blues

Harold Ashby (tenor sax) Memphis Slim (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Willie Dixon (bass, vocals) Gus Johnson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 3, 1959
1923-2Move Me
1924That's All I Want Baby
1925Don't You Tell Nobody
1926Good Understanding
1927I Got A Razor
1928That's My Baby
1929Nervous
1930Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues
1931Built For Comfort
1932Youth To You
1933Slim's Thing
1934Go Easy
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1003.

OBCCD-502-2   Blues By Lonnie Johnson

Hal Singer (tenor sax -1/11) Claude Hopkins (piano) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals) Wendell Marshall (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1960
1. 2056You Will Need Me
2. 2057I Don't Hurt Anymore
3. 2058You Don't Move Me
4. 2059Big Leg Woman
5. 2060One Sided Love Affair
6. 2061There Must Be A Way
7. 2062She's Drunk Again
8. 2063There's No Love
9. 2064Blues 'Round My Door
10. 2065She Devil
11. 2066Don't Ever Love
12. 2067No Love For Sale
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1007.

OBCCD-503-2   Sonny Terry - Sonny's Story

J.C. Burris (harmonica) Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Sticks McGhee (guitar) Belton Evans (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 13, 1960
2594Telephone Blues
2595Great Tall Engine
2596Get On My Feet After While
2597Four O'Clock Blues
2598Sonny's Story
2599I Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog No More
2600My Baby Done Gone
2601Worried Blues
2602High Powered Woman
2603Pepper Headed Woman
2604Hoo Wee Baby
2605California Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1025.

OBCCD-504-2   Pink Anderson - Carolina Bluesman, Vol. 1

Pink Anderson (guitar, vocals)
Spartanburg, SC, April 12, 1961
My Baby Left Me This Morning
Baby, Please Don't Go
Mama Where Did You Stay Last Night
Big House Blues
Meet Me In The Bottom
Weeping Willow Blues
Baby I'm Going Away
Thousand Woman Blues
I Had My Fun
Every Day In The Week
Try Some Of That +
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1038 + 1 bonus track.

OBCCD-505-2   Brownie McGhee - Brownie's Blues

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Bennie Foster (guitar) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals)
NYC, October 6, 1960
2584Little Black Engine
2585I Don't Know The Reason
2586Trouble In Mind
2587Every Day I Have The Blues
2589Door To Success
2590Jump, Little Children
2591Lonesome Play
2592One Thing For Sure
2593The Killin' Floor
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1042.

OBCCD-506-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Blues In My Bottle

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals)
Houston, TX, July 26, 1961
Buddy Brown's Blues
Wine Spodee-O-Dee
Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On
Death Bells
DC-7
Going To Dallas To See My Pony Run
Jailhouse Blues
Blues In The Bottle
Beans, Beans, Beans
Catfish Blues
My Grandpa Is Old Too!
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1045.

OBCCD-507-2   Memphis Slim - All Kinds Of Blues

Memphis Slim (piano, vocals)
1961
Blues Is Troubles
Grinder Man Blues
Three-In-One Boogie
Letter Home
Churnin' Man Blues
Two Of A Kind
The Blacks
If You See Kay
Frankie And Johnny Boogie
Mother Earth
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1053.

OBCCD-508-2   Mama Yancey, Little Brother Montgomery - Chicago-The Living Legends - South Side Blues

Ted Butterman (cornet) Bob Gordon (clarinet) Rufus Brown (tenor sax) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals) Mike McKendrick (banjo)
"The Birdhouse", Chicago, IL, September 6, 1961
344-1New Satellite Blues
Little Brother Montgomery (piano) Sam Hill (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Earl Watkins (drums) Mama Yancey (vocals)
"The Birdhouse", Chicago, IL, September 8, 1961
389How Long Blues
390Four O'Clock Blues
391Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
392Mama Yancey's Blues
Henry Benson (harmonica, vocals) Little Brother Montgomery (piano) Walter Vinson (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
394Jelly Jelly
395I'm A Jelly Roll Baker
Jesse Coleman (piano) Sam Hill (guitar) Walter Vinson (guitar, vocals) Pops Foster (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
396A Wonderful Thing
397Things 'Bout Comin' My Way
398I Knew You Were Kiddin' All The Time
** reissue of Riverside RLP 403.

OBCCD-509-2   Odetta And The Blues

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Herb Hall (clarinet) Dick Wellstood (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Shep Shepherd (drums) Odetta (vocals)
NYC, 1962
Hard Oh, Lord
Believe I'll Go
Oh, Papa
How Long Blues
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Go Down Sunshine
Leavin' This Mornin'
Hogan's Alley
Oh, My Babe
Yonder Comes The Blues
Weeping Willow Blues
Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out
** reissue of Riverside RLP 417.

OBCCD-510-2   Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders - Chicago-The Living Legends

Jimmy Archey (trombone) Darnell Howard (clarinet) Lovie Austin (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Jasper Taylor (drums) Alberta Hunter (vocals)
"Prince Hall Masonic Temple", Chicago, IL, September 1, 1961
312Downhearted Blues
313Mornin' Low
314You Better Change
315Now I'm Satisfied
316I Will Always Be In Love With You
317Streets Paved With Gold
318St. Louis Blues
Jimmy Archey (trombone) Darnell Howard (clarinet) Lovie Austin (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Jasper Taylor (drums)
320Gillian Stomp
321C Jam Blues
322Sweet Georgia Brown
** reissue of Riverside RLP 418.

OBCCD-511-2   Jimmy Witherspoon - Evenin' Blues

Clifford Scott (tenor, alto sax, flute) Bert Kendrix (piano, organ) T-Bone Walker (guitar) Clarence Jones (bass) Wayne Robertson (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1963
Money's Gettin' Cheaper
Grab Me A Freight
Don't Let Go!
I've Been Treated Wrong
Evenin'
Cane River
Baby, How Long
Good Rocking Tonight
Kansas City
Drinking Beer
Don't Let Go! (alternate take) +
I've Been Treated Wrong (alternate take) +
Evening (alternate take) +
Cane River (alternate take) +
** reissue of Prestige PR 7300 + 4 bonus tracks.

OBCCD-512-2   King Curtis - Trouble In Mind

King Curtis (tenor, alto sax, guitar, vocals) Paul Griffin (piano) Al Casey, Mae Pierce (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Belton Evans (drums) The Cookies (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 25, 1961
2989Trouble In Mind
2990Bad Bad Whiskey
2991Don't Deceive Me
2992But That's All Right
2993I Have To Worry
2994Nobody Wants You When You're Down And Out
2995Woke Up This Morning
2996Ain't Nobody's Business
2997Deep Fry
2998Jivin' Time
** reissue of Tru-Sound TRU 15001.

OBCCD-513-2   Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland - It's The Blues Man!

King Curtis, Oliver Nelson (tenor sax) Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland (harmonica, guitar, vocals) Herman Foster (piano) Billy Butler (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Frank Shea (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1961
3301I Tried
3302Man Of Stone
3304Train Gone Done
3305I'm Going To Keep Lovin' You
3306Something's Gone Wrong In My Life
3307Baby You Know It's True
King Curtis, Oliver Nelson (tenor sax) Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland (harmonica, guitar, vocals) George Stubbs (piano) Billy Butler (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Ray Lucas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 9, 1962
3423Saturday Night Stomp
3424I'm Gonna Forget You
3425Down On My Knees
3426Don't Take My Heart
3427Daddy, Please Don't Cry
3428Have Mercy On Me
** reissue of Tru-Sound TRU 15010.

OBCCD-514-2   Al Smith - Hear My Blues

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax -1/6) Shirley Scott (organ) Wendell Marshall (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums) Al Smith (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 20, 1959
1. 1853Night Time Is The Right Time
2. 1854I'll Be Alright
3. 1855I've Got The Right Kind Of Lovin'
4. 1856Never Let Me Go
5. 1857I've Got A Girl
6. 1858Tears In My Eyes
7. 1859Come On Pretty Baby
8. 1860Pledging My Love
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1001.

OBCCD-515-2   Curtis Jones - Trouble Blues

Curtis Jones (piano, vocals) Robert Banks (organ) Johnny "Moose John" Walker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1960
2672Weekend Blues
2673Good Woman Blues
2674A Whole A Lot Of Talk For You
2675Suicide Blues
2676Please Say Yes
2677Lonesome Bedroom Blues
2678Fool Blues
2679Good Time Special
2680Love Season
2681Low Down Worried Blues
2683Trouble Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1022.

OBCCD-516-2   Tampa Red - Don't Tampa With The Blues

Tampa Red (guitar, kazoo, vocals)
Chicago, IL, 1960
I'm A Stranger Here
Let Me Play With Your Poodle
Goodbye, Baby
Things About Coming My Way
Kansas City Blues
You Better Do Right
Louise Blues
It's Tight Like That
You Got To Love Her With A Feeling
Boogie Woogie Woman
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1030.

OBCCD-517-2   Blind Willie McTell - Last Session

Blind Willie McTell (guitar, vocals)
Atlanta, GA, September, 1956
Baby, It Must Be Love
Drying Crapshooters Blues
Pal Of Mine
Don't Forget It
Kill It Kid
That Will Never Happen No More
Beedle Um Bum
A Married Man's A Fool
A To Z Blues
Salty Dog
Wabash Cannonball
Easy Life
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1040.

OBCCD-518-2   Lonnie Johnson, Victoria Spivey - Idle Hours

Cliff Jackson (piano) Victoria Spivey (piano, vocals) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals)
NYC, July 13, 1961
270Long Time Blues
271Idle Hours
272Leave Me Or Love Me
273Darling I Miss You So
274Please Baby
275End It All
276Good Luck Darling
277You Are My Life
278Oh Yes, Baby
279No More Cryin'
280You Have No Love In Your Heart
281I Got The Blues So Bad
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1044.

OBCCD-519-2   Reverend Gary Davis - Say No To The Devil

Reverend Gary Davis (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
NYC, 1961
Say No To The Devil
Time Is Drawing Near
Hold To God's Unchanging Hand
Bad Company Brought Me Here
I Decided To Go Down
Lord, I Looked Down The Road
Little Bitty Baby
No One Can Do Me Like Jesus
Lost Boy In The Wilderness
Trying To Get To Heaven In Due Time
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1049.

OBCCD-520-2   Alberta Hunter, Lucille Hegamin, Victoria Spivey - Songs We Taught Your Mother

Henry Goodwin (trumpet) Cecil Scott (clarinet, tenor sax) Willie "The Lion" Smith (piano) Gene Brooks (drums) Lucille Hegamin (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1961
300Arkansas Blues
301Has Anybody Seen My Corine
302You'll Want My Love
303St. Louis Blues
Sidney DeParis (trumpet, tuba) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Victoria Spivey (piano, vocals) Zutty Singleton (drums)
304Black Snake Blues
305Going Back Home
306I Got The Blues So Bad
307Let Him Beat Me
Sidney DeParis (trumpet, tuba) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Zutty Singleton (drums) Alberta Hunter (vocals)
308I Got A Mind To Ramble
309I've Got Myself A Working Man
310Chirpin' The Blues
311You Gotta Reap What You Sow
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1052.

OBCCD-521-2   Sonny Terry - Sonny Is King

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1960
2618One Monkey Don't Stop The Show
2619Changed The Lock On My Door
2620Tater Pie
2621Diggin' My Potatoes
2622She's So Sweet
Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September, 1962
Sonny's Coming
Ida Mae
Callin' Mama
Bad Luck
Blues For The Bottom
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1059.

OBCCD-522-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Goin' Away

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums)
NYC, June 4, 1963
Business You're Doin'
Wake Up Old Lady
Stranger Blues
Don't Embarrass Me, Lady
Little Sister's Boogie
Goin' Away
You Better Stop Here
I'm Wit' It
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1073.

OBCCD-523-2   The Blues Of Memphis Slim - Steady Rolling Blues

Memphis Slim (piano, organ, vocals)
NYC, October 9, 1961
Steady Rolling Blues
Sweet Root Man
Mean Mistreatin' Mama
Soon One Morning
Cella's Boogie
Big Legged Woman
Rock Me Mama
Goin' Down Slow
Mr. Freddie Boogie
Three Women Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1075.

OBCCD-524-2   Reverend Gary Davis, Pink Anderson - Gospel, Blues And Street Songs

Pink Anderson (guitar, vocals) Jumbo Lewis (washboard -2)
Charlottesville, VA, May 29, 1950
1.John Henry
2.Everyday In The Week
3.The Ship Titanic
4.Greasy Greens
5.Wreck Of The Old 97
6.I've Got Mine
7.He's In The Jailhouse Now
Reverend Gary Davis (guitar, vocals)
NYC, January 29, 1956
Blow, Gabriel
Twelve Gates To The City
Samson And Delilah
Oh Lord, Search My Heart
Get Right Church
You Got To Go Down
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
There Was A Time That I Was Blind
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-148.

OBCCD-525-2   Little Brother Montgomery - Chicago-The Living Legends - Piano, Vocal And Band Blues

Ted Butterman (cornet) Bob Gordon (clarinet) Rufus Brown (tenor sax) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals) Mike McKendrick (banjo)
"The Birdhouse", Chicago, IL, September 6, 1961
343Saturday Night Function
Ted Butterman (cornet) Bob Gordon (clarinet) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals) Mike McKendrick (banjo)
347Up The Country Blues
348Michigan Water Blues
Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals)
349Prescription For The Blues
350Home Again Blues
Ted Butterman (cornet) Bob Gordon (clarinet) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals)
352Trouble In Mind
Ted Butterman (cornet) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals)
353Somethin' Keep Worryin' Me Blues
Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals) Mike McKendrick (banjo)
354Sweet Daddy, Your Mama's Done Gone Mad
Ted Butterman (cornet) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals) Mike McKendrick (banjo) Elaine McFarland (vocals)
355Oh, Daddy
Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals)
35644 Vicksburg
** reissue of Riverside RLP 410.

OBCCD-526-2   Jesse Fuller - The Lone Cat

Jesse Fuller (guitar, harmonica, kazoo, vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 25 & April 12, 1958
Leavin' Memphis
Frisco Bound
Take It Slow And Easy
The Monkey And The Engineer
New Corrine
Guitar Blues
Runnin' Wild
Hey, Hey
In That Great Land
The Way You Treat Me
Down Home Waltz
Beat It On Down The Line
Buck And Wing
** reissue of Good Time Jazz S 10039.

OBCCD-527-2   Jimmy Witherspoon - Baby, Baby, Baby

Leo Wright (alto sax, tambourine) Gildo Mahones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
NYC, May 6, 1963
3781Bad Bad Whiskey
3782Baby, Baby, Baby
3783One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
3784Blues And Trouble
3785Mean Old Frisco
3786Sail On Little Girl
3787Lonely Boy
3788Rocks In My Bed
Bobby Bryant (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Allen (tenor sax) Arthur Wright (harmonica) Ernie Freeman (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Jimmy Bond (bass) Jimmy Miller (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 8, 1963
3948Endless Sleep
3949I Can't Hardly See
3950I'll Go On Living
3951It's A Lonesome Old World
** reissue of Prestige PRLP 7290.

OBCCD-528-2   Jesse Fuller's Favorites

Jesse Fuller (vocals, guitar, harmonica, kazoo, cymbals, fotdella)
May 13, 1963
Key To The Highway
Tickling The Strings
Stranger Blues
Cincinnati Blues
Trouble If I Don't Use My Head
same personnel
May 14, 1963
Red River Blues
How Long Blues
You Can't Keep A Good Man Down
Jesse's New Midnight Special
Fables Aren't Nothing But Doggone Lies
Brownskin Gal (I Got My Eyes On You)
Hump In Your Back
** reissue of Prestige PR 7368.

OBCCD-529-2   Homesick James - Blues On The South Side

Lafayette Leake (piano) Homesick James Williamson (guitar, vocals) Lee Jackson (electric bass) Clifton James (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 7, 1964
Gotta Move
The Cloud Is Crying
Homesick's Shuffle
Goin' Down Swingin'
Lonesome Road
Homesick Blues
Stones In My Pathway
Workin' With Homesick
Crawlin'
Johnny Mae
The Woman I'm Lovin'
She May Be Your Woman
** reissue of Prestige PR 7388.

OBCCD-530-2   Otis Spann - The Blues Never Die!

James Cotton (harmonica, vocals) Otis Spann (piano, vocals) James Madison, Muddy Waters as Dirty Rivers (guitar) Milton Rector (electric bass) S.P. Leary (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 21, 1964
The Blues Will Never Die
I Got A Feeling
One More Smile To Go
Feelin' Good
After Awhile
Dust My Broom
Come On
Straighten Up Baby
Must Have Been The Devil
Lightnin'
I'm Ready
** reissue of Prestige PR 7391.

OBCCD-531-2   Lonnie Johnson, Elmer Snowden - Blues And Ballads

Elmer Snowden (guitar) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals) Wendell Marshall (bass)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 1960
2130Savoy Blues
2137St. Louis Blues
2138Elmer's Blues
2140Jelly Roll Baker
2142Haunted House
2143Blues For Chris
2146There's No Love
2149Memories Of You
2150I'll Get Along Somehow
2151I Found A Dream
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1011.

OBCCD-532-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin'

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 9, 1960
2652Automobile Blues
2653You Better Watch Yourself
2654Thinkin' 'Bout An Old Friend
2655The Walkin' Blues
2656Back To New Orleans
2657Katie Mae
2658Down There Baby
2659Mean Old Frisco
2660Shinin' Moon
2661Come Back Baby
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1019.

OBCCD-533-2   K.C. Douglas - K.C.'s Blues

K.C. Douglas (guitar, vocals)
Oakland, CA, mid 1961
Broken Heart
Hen House Blues
Wake Up, Workin' Woman
Rootin' Ground Hog
Meanest Woman
Born In The Country
Love Me All Night Long
Tell Me
Cryin'
K.C.'s Doctor Blues
You Got A Thing Now
Watch Dog Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1023.

OBCCD-534-2   Billie And DeDe Pierce - New Orleans-The Living Legends - Vocal Blues And Cornet In The Classic Tradition

DeDe Pierce (cornet) Billie Pierce (piano, vocals) Albert Jiles (drums)
"Hall Of The Societe Des Jeunes Amis", New Orleans, LA, January 27, 1961
204St. Louis Blues
205Goodbye Daddy Blues
206Careless Love Blues
207Brickhouse Blues
208Algiers Hoodoo Blues
209Slow Tonk Blues
210Gulf Coast Blues
212Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
214Love Song Of The Nile
** reissue of Riverside RLP 370.

OBCCD-535-2   The Blues Of Fred McDowell - Long Way From Home

Fred McDowell (guitar, vocals)
November 12, 1966
The Train I Ride
Poor Boy
Long Way From Home
Milk Cow Blues
John Henry
Gravel Road Blues
Millionaire's Daughter Blues
Big Fat Mama
You Drove Me From Your Door
Sail On, Little Girl
** reissue of Milestone MLP 3003.

OBCCD-536-2   Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee At Sugar Hill

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals)
"Sugar Hill", San Francisco, CA, December 29, 1961
Hooray, Hooray, This Woman Is Killing Me
Born To Live The Blues
Just About Crazy
Up, Sometimes Down
Baby, I Knocked On Your Door
Keep On Walking
Baby, I Got My Eye On You
I Got A Little Girl
I Feel Alright Now
Worry, Worry, Worry
Sweet Woman Blues
** reissue of Fantasy LP 3340.

OBCCD-537-2   Jesse Fuller - San Francisco Bay Blues

Jesse Fuller (guitar, harmonica, kazoo, vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1963
San Francisco Bay Blues
Jesse's New Midnight Special
Morning Blues
Little Black Train
Midnight Cold
Whoa Mule
John Henry
I Got A Mind To Ramble
Crazy About A Woman
Where Could I Go But To The Lord
Stealin' Back To My Old Time Used To Be
Brownskin Girl (I've Got My Eye On You)
** reissue of Good Time Jazz S 10051.

OBCCD-538-2   John Lee Hooker - That's My Story

John Lee Hooker (guitar, vocals) Sam Jones (bass -4/12) Louis Hayes (drums -4/12)
NYC, February 9, 1960
1.Come On And See About Me
2.Democrat Man
3.That's My Story
4.No More Doggin'
5.I Need Some Money
6.I'm Wanderin'
7.I Want To Talk About You
8.Gonna Use My Rod
9.You're Leavin' Me Baby
10.Wednesday Evenin' Blues
11.One Of These Days
12.I Believe I'll Go Back Home
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-321.

OBCCD-539-2   Ernestine Allen - Let It Roll

King Curtis (tenor sax) Paul Griffin (piano) Al Casey, Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Belton Evans (drums) Ernestine Allen (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 30, 1961
3060Baubles, Bangles And Beads
3061Miss Allen's Blues
3062I Want A Little Boy
3063Love For Sale
3064Lullaby Of Broadway
3065Mean O' Evil
3066The Man I Love
3067Tea For Two
3068Let It Roll
** reissue of Tru-Sound TRU 15004.

OBCCD-540-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Soul Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 4 & 5, 1964
I'm Going To Build A Heaven Of My Own
My Babe
Too Many Drivers
The Howling Wolf
Rocky Mountain Blues
I Mean Goodbye
I'm A Crawling Black Snake
Black Ghost Blues
Lonesome Graveyard
Darling, Do You Remember Me
** reissue of Prestige PR 7377.

OBCCD-541-2   Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee - Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals)
Oakland, OR, November 16, 1957
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Children, Go Where I Send Thee
What A Beautiful City
Glory, Glory
If I Could Hear My Mother Pray
I'm Going To Shout
I Shall Not Be Moved
Packing Up
Get Right, Church
Some Of These Days
If You See My Saviour
You Can't Hide
** reissue of Fantasy LP 3296.

OBCCD-542-2   The Country Blues Of John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (guitar, vocals)
Detroit, MI, April, 1959
Black Snake
How Long Blues
Wobblin' Baby
She's Long, She's Tall, She Weeps Like A Willow Tree
Pea Vine Special
Tupelo Blues
I'm Prison Bound
I Rowed A Little Boat
Water Boy
Church Bell Tone
Bundle Up And Go
Good Mornin', Lil' School Girl
Behind The Plow
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-838.

OBCCD-543-2   Lonnie Johnson - Losing Game

Lonnie Johnson (guitar, piano, vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 28, 1960
2780My Little Kitten Susie
2781New Year's Blues
2782Losing Game
2783Moanin' Blues
2784New Orleans Blues
2785Slow And Easy
2786Evil Woman
2787Lines On My Face
2788Four Walls And Me
2789What A Difference A Day Makes
2790Summertime
2791You Won't Let Me Go
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1024.

OBCCD-544-2   Memphis Slim, Tampa Red, Lonnie Johnson - Bawdy Blues

Blind Willie McTell (guitar, vocals)
Atlanta, GA, September, 1956
Beedle Um Bum
Elmer Snowden (guitar) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals) Wendell Marshall (bass)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 1960
2140Jelly Roll Baker
2147Backwater Blues
Tampa Red (guitar, kazoo, vocals)
Chicago, IL, 1960
Let Me Play With Your Poodle
Pink Anderson (guitar, vocals)
Spartanburg, SC, April 12, 1961
Try Some Of That
Memphis Willie B. (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
Memphis, TN, August 12, 1961
Car Machine Blues
Victoria Spivey (piano, vocals) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals)
NYC, September 21, 1961
I'm A Red Hot Mama
Victoria Spivey (piano, vocals)
NYC, September 26, 1961
That Man
Memphis Slim (piano, organ, vocals)
NYC, October 9, 1961
Steady Rolling Blues
Sweet Root Man
Memphis Slim (piano, vocals)
1961
Churnin' Man Blues
If You See Kay
Tampa Red (guitar, kazoo, vocals)
circa 1961 or 1962???
Jelly Whippin' Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1055.

OBCCD-545-2   Big Joe Williams - Classic Delta Blues

Big Joe Williams (guitar, vocals)
1964
Rollin' And Tumblin'
Hellhound On My Trail
Bird's Nest Bound
Crossroads Blues
Special Rider
Pony Blues
Pea Vine Special
Walking Blues
Dirt Road Blues
Banty Rooster Blues
Terraplane Blues
Jinx Blues
** reissue of Milestone MLP 3001.

OBCCD-546-2   The Return Of Roosevelt Sykes

Clarence Perry Jr. (tenor sax) Roosevelt Sykes (piano, vocals) Floyd Ball, Frank Ingalls (guitar) Armond "Jump" Jackson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1960
2044Number Nine
2045Runnin' The Boogie
2046Calcutta
2047Hangover
2048Comin' Home
2049Long, Lonesome Night
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 2, 1960
2050Drivin' Wheel
2051Night Time Is The Right Time
2052Set The Meat Outdoors
2053Selfish Woman
2054Hey Big Momma
2055Stompin' The Boogie
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1006.

OBCCD-547-2   Blind Gary Davis - Harlem Street Singer

Blind Gary Davis (guitar, vocals)
NYC, August 24, 1960
2435I Belong To The Band
2436I Am The Light Of This World +
2437Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
2438Samson And Delilah
2440Lo, I Be With You Always
2443Goin' To Sit Down On The Banks Of The River
2444Twelve Gates To The City
2445Tryin' To Get Home
2446Lord, I Feel Just Like Goin' On
2447Pure Religion
2448Great Change Since I Been Born
2449Death Don't Have No Mercy
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1015 + 1 bonus track.

OBCCD-548-2   Lightnin' Hopkins With Sonny Terry - Last Night Blues

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1960
2623Rocky Mountain Blues
2624Got To Move Your Baby
2625So Sorry To Leave You
2626Take A Trip With Me
2627Last Night Blues
2628Lightnin's Stroke
2629Hard To Love A Woman
2630Conversation Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1029.

OBCCD-549-2   Tampa Red - Don't Jive Me

Tampa Red (guitar, kazoo, vocals)
circa 1961 or 1962???
How Long
Gin Headed Woman
You Better Let My Gal Alone
Don't Jive Me
Dark And Stormy Night
Don't You Lie To Me
Georgia, Georgia
Jelly Whippin' Blues
Chicago Moan Blues
Don't Dog Your Woman
Drinkin' My Blues Away
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1043.

OBCCD-550-2   Lonnie Johnson - Another Night To Cry

Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals)
NYC, April 6, 1962
Another Night To Cry
I Got News For You, Baby
Blues After Hours
You Didn't Mean What You Said
Fine Booze And Heavy Dues
I've Got To Get Rid Of You
Bow Legged Baby
Make Love To Me Baby
Lots Of Loving
A Story About Barbara
Goodbye Kitten
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1062.

OBCCD-551-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Smokes Like Lightning

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals)
Houston, TX, January, 1962
T Model Blues
Jackstropper Blues
You Cook All Right
You Never Miss Your Water
Let's Do The Susie-Q
Smokes Like Lightning
Billy Bizor (harmonica, vocals) Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals) Spider Kilpatrick (drums)
Houston, TX, February 17, 1962
My Black Name
Ida Mae
Buster Pickens (piano) Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals) Donald Cooks (bass) Spider Kilpatrick (drums)
Houston, TX, February 20, 1962
Prison Farm Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1070.

OBCCD-552-2   Mercy Dee Walton - A Pity And A Shame

Sidney Maiden (harmonica) Mercy Dee Walton (piano, vocals) Otis Cherry (drums) Marcellus Thomas (vocals)
Berkeley, CA, April 16, 1961
Pity And A Shame
Shady Lane
After The Fight
Your Friend And Woman
One Room Country Shack
The Drunkard
Five Card Hand
Have You Ever Been Out In The Country
My Little Angel
Sidney's And Mercy's Shuffle
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1039.

OBCCD-553-2   Robert Pete Williams - Free Again

Robert Pete Williams (guitar, vocals)
Baton Rouge, LA, November 14, 1960
Free Again
Almost Dead Blues
Rolling Stone
Two Wings
A Thousand Miles From Nowhere
Thumbing A Ride
I've Grown So Ugly
Death Blues
Hobo Worried Blues
Hay Cutting Song
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1026.

OBCCD-554-2   Little Brother Montgomery - Tasty Blues

Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals -1/4,6/12, piano -5) Lafayette Thomas (guitar -1/4,6/12) Julian Euell (bass -1/4,6/12)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 1, 1960
1. 2339Satellite Blues
2. 2340No Special Rider
3. 2341Cry, Cry Baby
4. 2342Brother's Boogie
5. 2343Vicksburg Blues
6. 2344Tasty Blues
7. 2345Pleading Blues
8. 2346Santa Fe
9. 2347Sneaky Pete Blues
10. 2348Something Keeps Worrying Me
11. 2349How Long, Brother
12. 2350Deep Fried
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1012.

OBCCD-555-2   John Lee Hooker - Burning Hell

John Lee Hooker (guitar, vocals)
Detroit, MI, April 20, 1959
Burning Hell
Graveyard Blues
Baby, Please Don't Go
Jackson, Tennessee
You Live Your Life And I'll Live Mine
Smokestack Lightnin'
How Can You Do It
I Don't Want No Woman If Her Hair Ain't No Longer Than Mine
I Rolled And Turned And Cried The Whole Night Long
Blues For My Baby
Key To The Highway
Natchez Fire
** reissue of Riverside (Du) RM 008.

OBCCD-556-2   Mildred Anderson - Person To Person

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Shirley Scott (organ) George Duvivier (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums) Mildred Anderson (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 22, 1960
1986Good Kind Daddy
1987Person To Person
1988Kidney Stew
1989Connections
1990I'm Free
1991Please Don't Go
1992Hello Little Boy
1993I Didn't Have A Chance
1994Ebb Tide
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1004.

OBCCD-557-2   Roosevelt Sykes - The Honeydripper

King Curtis (tenor sax) Roosevelt Sykes (piano, vocals) Robert Banks (organ) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1960
2477/2485Miss Ida B.
-Satellite Baby
-Mislead Mother
-Yes Lawd
-I Hate To Be Alone
-Jail Bait
-Lonely Day
-Pocketful Of Money
-She Ain't For Nobody
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1014.

OBCCD-558-2   The Blues Of Sunnyland Slim - Slim's Shout

King Curtis (tenor sax -2/8,10) Sunnyland Slim (piano, vocals) Robert Banks (organ) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1960
1. 2486/2497I'm Prison Bound
2. -Slim's Shout
3. -The Devil Is A Busy Man
4. -Brownskin Woman
5. -Shake It
6. -Decoration Day
7. -Baby How Long
8. -Sunnyland Special
9. -Harlem Can't Be Heaven
10. -It's You Baby
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1016.

OBCCD-559-2   Shakey Jake - Mouth Harp Blues

Shakey Jake (harmonica, vocals) Robert Banks (piano) Jimmy Lee Robinson (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Junior Blackmon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1960
2704Angry Lover
2705Things Is Alright
2706My Broken Heart
2707It Won't Happen Again
2708Gimme A Smile
2709Easy Baby
2710Love You Baby
2711Jake's Cha Cha
2712Mouth Harp Blues
2713Things Are Different Baby
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1027.

OBCCD-560-2   The Blues Of Pete Franklin - Guitar Pete's Blues

Pete Franklin (piano, guitar, vocals)
Indianapolis, IN, July 12, 1961
I Got To Find My Baby
Lonesome Bedroom Blues
Prison Bound
Black Gal
Grievin' Me
Rocky Mountains
Six White Horses
Sail On
My Old Lonesome Blues
Guitar Pete's Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1068.

OBCCD-561-2   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry At The 2nd Fret

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals)
"The 2nd Fret", Philadelphia, PA, April, 1962
Evil Hearted Me
Sick Man
Barking Bull Dog
Spread The News Around
Backwater Blues
Custard Pie
Wholesale Dealin' Papa
Motorcycle Blues
Hand In Hand
I Woke Up One Morning And I Could Hardly See
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1058.

OBCCD-562-2   Billy Boy Arnold - More Blues On The South Side

Billy Boy Arnold (harmonica, vocals) Lafayette Leake (piano) Mighty Joe Young (guitar) Lee Jackson (electric bass) Junior Blackman (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 30, 1963
I Love Only You
Evaleena
Two Drinks Of Wine
You're My Girl
You Don't Love Me No More
Oh, Baby
School Time
You Better Cut That Out
Get Out Of Here
Goin' By The River
I'll Forget About You
Billy Boy's Blues
** reissue of Prestige PR 7389.

OBCCD-563-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - The Swarthmore Concert

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals)
"Swarthmore College Folk Festival", Swarthmore, PA, April 6, 1964
Baby, Please Don't Go
My Black Cadillac
It's Crazy
Mojo Hand
My Babe
Short Haired Woman
Mean Old Frisco
Trouble In Mind
The Twister
Green Onion
Sun Goin' Down
Come Go Home With Me
I'm A Stranger

OBCCD-564-2   Jesse Fuller - Jazz, Folk Songs, Spirituals, And Blues

Jesse Fuller (guitar, harmonica, kazoo, vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 25 & April 12, 1958
Take This Hammer
Linin' Track
I'm Going To Meet My Loving Mother
Tiger Rag
Memphis Boogie
Raise A Ruckus
By And By
Fingerbuster
Stagolee
99 Years
Hesitation Blues
** reissue of Good Time Jazz S 10031.

OBCCD-565-2   Odetta - The Tin Angel

Larry Mohr (banjo, vocals) Odetta (guitar, vocals)
"The Tin Angel", San Francisco, CA, 1953
John Henry
Old Cotton Fields At Home
The Frozen Logger
Run, Come See Jerusalem
Old Blue
Water Boy
Santy Ana
I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago / The Biggest Thing
The Car-Car Song
No More Cane On The Brazos
Pay Day At Coal Creek
I've Been 'Buked And I've Been Scorned
Rock Island Line
Another Man Don' Gone +
Children Go Where I Send Thee +
I Know Where I'm Going +
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands +
Timber +
Wade In The Water +
** reissue of Fantasy LP 3252 + 6 bonus tracks.

OBCCD-566-2   Victoria Spivey, Lonnie Johnson - Woman Blues

Victoria Spivey (piano, vocals) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals)
NYC, September 21, 1961
Grow Old Together
I'm A Red Hot Mama
Thursday Girl
Christmas Without Santa Claus
Let's Ride Tonight
Wake Up Daddy
Victoria Spivey (piano, vocals)
NYC, September 26, 1961
That Man
A Big One
What Is This Thing They're Talking About
Beautiful World
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1054.

OBCCD-567-2   The Blues Of Baby Tate - See What You Done Done

Baby Tate (guitar, vocals)
Spartanburg, SC, August 14, 1961
Dupree Blues
See What You Done Done
What Have I Done To You
Baby, I'm Going
Hey Mama, Hey Pretty Girl
When Your Woman Don't Want You Around
Trucking Them Blues Away
Baby, You Just Don't Know
Lonesome Over There
I Ain't Got No Loving Baby Now
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1072.

OBCCD-568-2   Blind Snooks Eaglin - That's All Right

Percy Randolph (harmonica, vocals) Lucius Bridge (guitar, washboard, vocals) Blind Snooks Eaglin (guitar, vocals)
New Orleans, LA, 1961
That's All Right
Bottle Up And Go
Mama Don't You Tear My Clothes
Don't You Lie To Me
The Walkin' Blues
(Well) I Had My Fun
Fly Right (Back) Baby
Mailman Passed And He Didn't Leave No News
Brown Skinned Woman
One More Drink
I've Got A Woman
I'm A Country Boy
Alberta
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1046.

OBCCD-569-2   K.C. Douglas - Big Road Blues

K.C. Douglas (guitar, vocals)
Oakland, CA, mid 1961
Big Road Blues
Howling Blues
Move To Kansas City
Buck Dance
Tore Your Playhouse Down
Bottle Up And Go
Whiskey Headed Woman
Catfish Blues
Canned Heat
K.C.'s Blues
Key To The Highway
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1050.

OBCCD-570-2   Lonnie Johnson With Elmer Snowden - Blues, Ballads And Jumpin' Jazz, Vol. 2

Elmer Snowden (guitar) Lonnie Johnson (guitar, vocals) Wendell Marshall (bass)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 1960
2131Lester Leaps In
2132Blue And All Alone
2133On The Sunny Side Of The Street
2134C Jam Blues
2135New Orleans Blues
2136Careless Love
2139Stormy Weather (take 1)
-Stormy Weather (take 2)
2141I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll
2144Birth Of The Blues

OBCCD-571-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Hootin' The Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals)
"The 2nd Fret", Philadelphia, PA, May 17, 1962
Blues Is A Feeling
Me And Ray Charles
In The Evening
Ain't It Crazy
Last Night I Lost The Best Friend I Ever Had
Everything
I Work Down On The Chain Gang
Meet Me In The Bottom
** reissue of Prestige Folklore FL 14021.

OBCCD-572-2   Shakey Jake - Good Times

Shakey Jake (harmonica, vocals) Jack McDuff (organ) Bill Jennings (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 11, 1960
2231Good Times
2232Tear Drops
2233Worried Blues
2234My Foolish Heart
2235Jake's Blues
2236Still Your Fool
2237Call Me When You Need Me
2238Keep A-Loving Me Baby
2239Sunset Blues
2240Buffin' And Puffin'
2241You Spoiled Your Baby
2242Just Shakey
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1008.

OBCCD-573-2   Introducing Memphis Willie B.

Memphis Willie B. (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
Memphis, TN, August 12, 1961
Brownsville Blues
Country Girl Blues
Highway
Bad Girl Blues
Stuff Is Here
Overseas Blues
Sop Cryin' Blues
Worried Man Blues
Mailman Blues
Everyday I Have The Blues
Mattie Mae
Grief Will Kill You
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1034.

OBCCD-574-2   Sidney Maiden - Trouble An' Blues

Sidney Maiden (harmonica, vocals) K.C. Douglas (guitar)
Berkeley, CA, April 16, 1961
Buy Me An Airplane
Sweet Little Woman
My Black Name
Sidney's Fox Chase
San Quentin Blues
Tell Me, Somebody
Blues An' Trouble
Hand-Me-Down Baby
Sidney's Worried Life Blues
Me And My Chauffeur
Coal Black Mare
I'm Goin' Back Home
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1035.

OBCCD-575-2   Jimmy Witherspoon - Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues

Benny Bailey, Bertil Lovgren, Bengt-Arne Wallin (trumpet) Ake Persson, Eje Thelin (trombone) Karl Nystrom, Bengt Olesson (French horn) Runo Erickson (euphonium) Lars Sloglund (oboe, English horn) Arne Domnerus (alto sax, clarinet) Bjarne Nerem (tenor sax) Rune Falk (baritone sax, clarinet) Tosten Wennberg (sax, clarinet) Roman Dylag (bass) Egil Johansen (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals) Benny Golson (arranger)
Stockholm, Sweden, July 15-20, 1964
Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues
Everytime I Think About You
I Never Will Marry
I Wanna Be Around
Teardrops From My Eyes
And The Angels Sing
Who's Sorry Now
I'm Comin' Down With The Blues
You're Next
The Happy Blues
That's Why I'm Leaving
One Last Chance
** reissue of Prestige PR 7356.

OBCCD-576-2   Jimmy Witherspoon - Blues Around The Clock

Paul Griffin (organ) Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 5, 1963
I Had A Dream
Goin' To Chicago
No Rollin'
My Babe
S.K. Blues
You Made Me Love You
Whose Hat Is That
Around The Clock
He Gave Me Everything
I'm Going Down Slow
** reissue of Prestige PR 7314.

OBCCD-577-2   The Blues Of Pink Anderson - Ballad And Folksinger, Vol. 3

Pink Anderson (guitar, vocals)
Spartanburg, SC, August 14, 1961
The Titanic
Boweevil
John Henry
Betty And Dupree
Sugar Babe
The Wreck Of The Old 97
I Will Fly Away
The Kaiser
In The Evening
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1071.

OBCCD-578-2   Memphis Willie B. - Hard Working Man Blues

Memphis Willie B. (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
Memphis, TN, August 12, 1961
Car Machine Blues
Lonesome Home Blues
L & N Blues
Hardworking Man Blues
Dying Mother Blues
Honey Maker Blues
P 38 Blues
Funny Caper Blues
Good Potatoes
I Have Found Something New
Uncle Sam Blues
Wine Drinking Woman
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1048.

OBCCD-579-2   Mildred Anderson - No More In Life

Al Sears (tenor sax) Robert Banks (organ) Lord Westbrook (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Mildred Anderson (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1960
2504Roll 'Em Pete
2505What More Can A Woman Do
2506I'm Lost
2507Everybody's Got Somebody But Me
2508I Ain't Mad At You
2509Hard Times
2510That Old Devil Called Love
2511Mistreater
2512No More In Life
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1017.

OBCCD-580-2   Big Joe Williams At Folk City

Big Joe Williams (guitar, kazoo, vocals)
"Gerde's Folk City", NYC, February 26, 1962
Mink Coat Blues
Burned Child Is Scared Of Fire
Baby, I Ain't Gonna Let You Go
Trouble Gonna Take Me To My Grave
Bugle Blues
Just Wanna Be Your Man
I'm Gonna Do It This Time
She's Doggin' Me
How Do You Want Your Rollin' Done
I Can't Sign My Name
Bottle Up And Go
I'm Tired Woman
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1067.

OBCCD-581-2   Memphis Slim - Alone With My Friends

Memphis Slim (piano, vocals) Josh White (introduction, humming -4)
London, England, April 25, 1961
1.Highway 51 Blues
2.I Feel So Good
3.Rock Me, Momma
4.Goin' Down Slow
5.Sittin' On Top Of The World
6.Sunnyland Train
7.Goin' Down To The River
8.I Just Want To Make Love To You
9.I Can Hear My Name A-Ringin'
10.Going Back To My Plow
** reissue of Battle BM 6118.

OBCCD-582-2   Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon In Paris - Baby, Please Come Home!

Memphis Slim (piano, vocals) Willie Dixon (bass, vocals) Philippe Combelle (drums)
Paris, France, November 15 & 16, 1962
Rock And Rolling The House
Baby, Please Come Home
How Come You Do Me Like You Do
The Way She Loves A Man
New Way To Love
African Hunch With A Boogie Beat
Shame Pretty Girls
Baby, Baby, Baby
Do De Do
Cool Blooded
Just You And I
Pigalle Love
All By Myself
** reissue of Battle BM 6122.

OBCCD-583-2   Al Smith - Midnight Special

King Curtis (tenor sax) Robert Banks (piano, organ) Jimmy Lee Robinson (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Al Smith (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 11, 1960
2387I've Been Mistreated
2388You're A Sweetheart
2389Don't Worry 'Bout Me
2390Ride On Midnight Special
2391The Bells
2392Goin' To Alabama
2393I'll Never Let You Go
2394I Can't Make It Myself
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1013.

OBCCD-584-2   St. Louis Jimmy - Going Down Slow

Robert Banks (piano) Jimmy Lee Robinson (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Belton Evans (drums) St. Louis Jimmy (vocals)
NYC, November 19, 1960
2714Some Sweet Day
2715Dog House Blues
2716Poor Boy
2717Mother's Day
2718My Heart Is Loaded With Trouble
2719I'm St. Louis Bound
2720Goin' Down Slow
2721Sweet As She Can Be
2722Monkey Faced Woman
2723Nothin' But The Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1028.

OBCCD-585-2   Jimmy Witherspoon - Blues For Easy Livers

Bill Watrous (trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Roger Kellaway (piano, arranger) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
NYC, 1965-1966
Lotus Blossom
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
Travelin' Light
P.S. I Love You
I'll Always Be In Love With You
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Easy Living
Embraceable You
Blues In The Night
Trouble In Mind
How Long Will It Take For Me To Become A Man
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
** reissue of Prestige PR 7475.

OBCCD-586-2   Lightnin' Hopkins - Straight Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals)
Houston, TX, July 7, 1961
Black Gal
Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes
Good Morning Little School Girl
Coffee Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, piano, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums)
NYC, May 4, 1964
I Like To Boogie
Get It Straight
Lightnin' Hopkins (guitar, vocals, talking)
NYC, December 2, 1964
I Don't Want To Do Nothing With You
You Is One Black Rat
Got Nowhere To Lay My Head
Just Boogyin'
Take Me Back
I Was Down On Dowling Street

OBCCD-587-2   Pink Anderson - Medicine Show Man, Vol. 2

Pink Anderson (guitar, vocals)
NYC, 1961
I Got Mine
Greasy Greens
I Got A Woman 'Way Cross Town
Travelin' Man
Ain't Nobody Home But Me
That's No Way To Do
In The Jailhouse Now
South Forest Boogie
Chicken
I'm Going To Walk Through The Streets Of The City
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1051.

OBCCD-588-2   Reverend Gary Davis - A Little More Faith

Reverend Gary Davis (guitar, vocals)
Memphis, TN, August 10, 1961
You Got To Move
Crucifixion
I'm Glad I'm In That Number
There's A Table Sittin' In Heaven
Motherless Children
There's A Bright Side Somewhere
I'll Be All Right Some Day
You Better Mind
A Little More Faith
I'll Fly Away
God's Gonna Separate
When I Die I'll Live Again
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1032.

OBCCD-589-2   Sonny Terry And His Mouth-Harp

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Alec Seward (guitar, vocals)
NYC, 1953
The Fox Chase
Talking About The Blues
Goodbye Leadbelly
Red River
John Henry
Mama Told Me (as I Woke Up This Mornin')
Moaning And Mourning Blues
In The Evening
Chain The Lock On My Door
Louise Blues
Baby, Baby Blues
Custard Pie
Kansas City
Old Woman Blues
** reissue of Washington WLP 702.

OBCCD-590-2   Driftin' Slim And His Blues Band - Somebody Hoo-Doo'd The Hoo-Doo Man

Driftin' Slim (harmonica, guitar, bass drum, hi-hat) Guy Jones, Ike Parker, Jack Wall (rhythm section)
1966-1967
Jackson Blues (aka Jackson Tennessee)
How Many More Years
Hoo-Doo Man Blues (aka Voodooed The Hoo-Doo Man)
Mama Blues
Standing Around Crying
Give An Account
Jack O' Diamonds
My Little Machine
Mama Don't Tear My Clothes
This World Is None Of My Home
A Dip Of Snuff And A Narrow Escape
Till I Got Sixteen
Christine Blues
Jonah
I'm Hunting Somebody
** reissue of Milestone MLP 3004.

OBCCD-591-2   Jimmy Witherspoon - Blue Spoon

Gildo Mahones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Eddie Khan (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 20, 1964
I Wonder
It's A Low Down Dirty Shame
Back To New Orleans
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
It's All In The Game
Blues In The Morning
I'll Never Be Free
Once There Lived A Fool
For Old Times Sake
This Time Has Come
Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals) The Lady Birds, unidentified orchestra, Benny Golson (arranger)
London, England, June, 1965
Love Me Right
Make This Heart Of Mine
Smile Again
Oh, How I Love You
Free Spirits
I Never Thought I'd See The Day
Man Don't Cry
Darlin' I Thank You
Don't Come Back To Me For Sympathy
Come On And Walk With Me
Room For Everybody
Two Hearts Are Better Than One
If There Wasn't Any You
A Million More Tomorrows
** same contents as Prestige PR 7327 + PR 7418.

OBCCD-592-2   The Guitar And Banjo Of Reverend Gary Davis

Reverend Gary Davis (guitar, banjo, harmonica, vocals)
NYC, March 2, 1964
Maple Leaf Rag
Slow Drag (aka Cincinnati Flow Rag)
The Boy Was Kissing The Girl (And Playing The Guitar At The Same Time)
Candy Man
United States March (aka Soldier's Drill)
Devil's Dream
The Coon Hunt
Mister Jim (aka Walkin' Dog Blues)
Please Baby
Fast Fox Trot (aka Buck Rag)
Can't Be Satisfied
** reissue of Prestige Folklore FL 14033.

OBCCD-593-2   Arbee Stidham - Tired Of Wandering

King Curtis (tenor sax) John Wright (piano) Arbee Stidham (guitar, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Armond "Jump" Jackson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 7, 1960
2662Last Goodbye Blues
2663You Can't Live In This World By Yourself
2664Pawnshop
2665I'm Tired Of Wandering
2666I Want To Belong To You
2667Wee Baby Blues
2668You Keep Me Yearning
2669My Heart Will Always Belong To You
2670People What Would You Do
2671Teenage Kiss
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1021.

OBCCD-594-2   Scrapper Blackwell - Mr. Scrapper's Blues

Scrapper Blackwell (piano, guitar, vocals)
Indianapolis, IN, July 12, 1961
"A" Blues
Going Where The Moon Crosses The Yellow Dog
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Little Girl Blues
George Street Blues
Blues Before Sunrise
Little Boy Blue
"E" Blues
Shady Lane
Penal Farm Blues
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1047.

OBCCD-595-2   The Blues Of Smoky Babe - Hottest Brand Goin'

Henry Thomas (harmonica) Clyde Causey (harmonica, vocals) Smoky Babe (guitar, vocals)
Baton Rouge, LA, 1961
Now Your Man Done Gone
Hottest Brand Goin'
Something Wrong With My Machine
Insect Blues
Long Way From Home
I'm Goin' Back To Mississippi
Melvanie Blues
Locomotive Blues
Ocean Blues
Boogy Woogy Rag
Cool Hunt
Cold, Cold Snow
** reissue of Bluesville BVLP 1063.

OBCCD-596-2   no information

OBCCD-597-2   no information

OBCCD-598-2   no information

OBCCD-599-2   no information