Lu Watters Discography

1941 (age 30)

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, cornet; and others.
San Francisco, CA, circa November, 1941
Sunset Cafe StompJazz Man unissued
I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll-

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, cornet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Ellis Horne, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Russ Bennett, Clancy Hayes, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
San Francisco, CA, December 19, 1941
MLB106Muskrat RambleJazz Man 3; Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
MLB107At A Georgia Camp MeetingJazz Man 4; Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
MLB108Original Jelly Roll Blues-
MLB109Maple Leaf RagJazz Man 1, 1 (alt.); Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
MLB110Irish Black BottomJazz Man 2; Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
MLB112Smoky MokesJazz Man 3; Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
MLB113Memphis BluesJazz Man 2; Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
MLB114Ory's Creole Tromboneunissued
Wally Rose, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo; Bill Dart, drums.
MLB111Black And White RagJazz Man 1; Good Time Jazz L-8, L-12024
* Good Time Jazz L-12024, GTJCD-12024-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12121   Bunk Johnson, Lu Watters - Bunk And Lu
* Good Time Jazz L-8; Vogue (E) LDG 038, (F) LD 121   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Jazz Man 3; Good Time Jazz 58; Melodisc (E) 1125   Lu Watters - Muskrat Ramble / Smoky Mokes
* Jazz Man 4; Good Time Jazz 59; Melodisc (E) 1123   Lu Watters - At A Georgia Camp Meeting / Original Jelly Roll Blues
* Jazz Man 1; Good Time Jazz 56   Lu Watters - Maple Leaf Rag / Black And White Rag
* Jazz Man 1 (alt.), (E) 1   Lu Watters - Maple Leaf Rag / Black And White Rag
* Jazz Man 2, (E) 2; Good Time Jazz 57   Lu Watters - Irish Black Bottom / Memphis Blues

1942

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Wally Rose, piano; Russ Bennett, Clancy Hayes, banjo; Bill Dart, drums.
San Francisco, CA, March 22, 1942
MLB117Hot House RagJazz Man 17; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB118Temptation RagJazz Man 7; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB119Black And White Rag (remake)Jazz Man 1 (alt.)
Black And White Rag (alternate take)Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12002-2
* Good Time Jazz L-12007, GTJCD-12007-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12123   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band 1942 Series
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12002-2   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* Jazz Man 17   Lu Watters - Hot House Rag / Bunk Johnson - Yes, Lord I'm Crippled
* Jazz Man 7   Lu Watters - Temptation Rag / Fidgety Feet
* Jazz Man 1 (alt.), (E) 1   Lu Watters - Maple Leaf Rag / Black And White Rag

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, cornet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Ellis Horne, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Russ Bennett, Clancy Hayes, banjo; Squire Girsback, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
San Francisco, CA, March 29, 1942
MLB120Come Back, Sweet PapaJazz Man 6; Good Time Jazz EP 1011, L-12007
MLB121Terrible BluesJazz Man 15; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB122AFidgety FeetJazz Man 7; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB122B-Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12007-2
MLB123ALondon Cafe BluesJazz Man 14; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB123B-Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12007-2
MLB124ASunset Cafe StompJazz Man 14; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB124B-Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12007-2
MLB125ADaddy DoJazz Man 13; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB125B-Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12007-2
MLB126Milenberg JoysJazz Man 13; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB127Riverside BluesJazz Man 5; Good Time Jazz EP 1011, L-12007
MLB128Cake Walking Babies From Home-
MLB129AHigh SocietyJazz Man 15; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB129B-Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12007-2
MLB130Tiger RagJazz Man 6; Good Time Jazz EP 1011, L-12007
MLB131AMuskrat RambleJazz Man 3; Good Time Jazz L-12007
MLB131B?-Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12007-2
* Good Time Jazz L-12007, GTJCD-12007-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12123   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band 1942 Series
* Good Time Jazz EP 1011   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band 1942 Series, Vol. 1
* Jazz Man 6; Melodisc (E) 1126   Lu Watters - Come Back, Sweet Papa / Tiger Rag
* Jazz Man 15   Lu Watters - Terrible Blues / High Society
* Jazz Man 7   Lu Watters - Temptation Rag / Fidgety Feet
* Jazz Man 14   Lu Watters - London Cafe Blues / Sunset Cafe Stomp
* Jazz Man 13; Melodisc (E) 1124   Lu Watters - Daddy Do / Milenberg Joys
* Jazz Man 5   Lu Watters - Riverside Blues / Cake Walking Babies From Home
* Jazz Man 3; Good Time Jazz 58; Melodisc (E) 1125   Lu Watters - Muskrat Ramble / Smoky Mokes

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, cornet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Ellis Horne, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Russ Bennett, Clancy Hayes, banjo; Squire Girsback, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
San Francisco, CA, April 1, 1942
Fidgety FeetJazz Man unissued
South-
Piano Rag-
Terrible Blues-
St. James Infirmary-
That's A Plenty-
Careless Love-
Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinner-

1946

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, April 15, 1946
WCR5Richard M. Jones Bluesunissued
WCR6--
WCR7Creole Belles-
WCR13AWorking Man BluesWest Coast 104; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR15Antigua Bluesunissued
WCR16Big Bear Stomp-
* Good Time Jazz L-12003, GTJCD-12003-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12035   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 3 - Stomps, etc. And The Blues
* West Coast 104; Melodisc (E) 1149   Lu Watters - Working Man Blues / Big Bear Stomp

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, April 22, 1946
WCR20ABig Bear StompWest Coast 104; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR21Working Man Bluesunissued
WCR22AChattanooga StompWest Coast 102; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR23Creole Bellesunissued
WCR24Trombone Rag-
WCR25Antigua Blues-
WCR26Canal Street Blues-
WCR27AAntigua BluesWest Coast 101; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR29I'm Goin' Huntin'unissued
WCR30Working Man Blues-
WCR31Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
WCR32Richard M. Jones Blues-
WCR36ASunburst RagWest Coast 103; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR37Triangle Ragunissued
WCR38ACanal Street BluesWest Coast 101; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR40ATrombone RagWest Coast 103; Good Time Jazz L-12002
* Good Time Jazz L-12002, GTJCD-12002-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12030   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* Good Time Jazz L-12003, GTJCD-12003-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12035   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 3 - Stomps, etc. And The Blues
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* West Coast 104; Melodisc (E) 1149   Lu Watters - Working Man Blues / Big Bear Stomp
* West Coast 102; Melodisc (E) 1148   Lu Watters - Chattanooga Stomp / Creole Belles
* West Coast 101   Lu Watters - Antigua Blues / Canal Street Blues
* West Coast 103   Lu Watters - Sunburst Rag / Trombone Rag

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, April 29, 1946
WCR44Muskrat RambleWest Coast unissued
WCR46You Can't Shush Katie (The Gabbiest Girl In Town)Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12001-2
WCR47ACreole BellesWest Coast 102; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR55Pastime Rag No. 5West Coast unissued
WCR56APineapple RagWest Coast 110; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR57Sunburst RagWest Coast unissued
WCR62ADown Home RagWest Coast 105; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR64I'm Goin' Huntin'West Coast unissued
* Good Time Jazz L-12002, GTJCD-12002-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12030   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* West Coast 102; Melodisc (E) 1148   Lu Watters - Chattanooga Stomp / Creole Belles
* West Coast 110   Lu Watters - Pineapple Rag / Minstrels Of Annie Street
* West Coast 105   Lu Watters - Down Home Rag / Annie Street Rock

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, May 6, 1946
WCR67ASouthWest Coast 106; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR68Friendless Bluesunissued
WCR69A-West Coast 109; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR70Down Home Ragunissued
WCR74I'm Goin' Huntin'-
WCR75A-West Coast 109; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR76Minstrels Of Annie Streetunissued
WCR77-West Coast 110; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR80Ory's Creole TromboneWest Coast 119; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR84Sage Hen Strutunissued
* Good Time Jazz L-12003, GTJCD-12003-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12035   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 3 - Stomps, etc. And The Blues
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* West Coast 106; Melodisc (E) 1170   Lu Watters - South / Richard M. Jones Blues (aka All Night Blues)
* West Coast 109; Melodisc (E) 1180   Lu Watters - Friendless Blues / I'm Goin' Huntin'
* West Coast 110   Lu Watters - Pineapple Rag / Minstrels Of Annie Street
* West Coast 119   Lu Watters - Ory's Creole Trombone / Sunset Cafe Stomp

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, May 13, 1946
WCR89Ostrich Walkunissued
WCR96Richard M. Jones Blues-
WCR100ANew Orleans Joys (as New Orleans Blues)West Coast 115; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR103AThat's A PlentyWest Coast 108; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR105A1919 RagWest Coast 111; Good Time Jazz L-12003
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L-12002, GTJCD-12002-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12030   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* Good Time Jazz L-12003, GTJCD-12003-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12035   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 3 - Stomps, etc. And The Blues
* West Coast 115   Lu Watters - New Orleans Joys (as New Orleans Blues) / Panama
* West Coast 108   Lu Watters - That's A Plenty / Bienville Blues (aka Storyville Blues)
* West Coast 111; Melodisc (E) 1158   Lu Watters - 1919 Rag / Ostrich Walk

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, May 20, 1946
WCR114ASunset Cafe StompWest Coast 119; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR116ASage Hen StrutWest Coast 116; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR124APanamaWest Coast 115; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR127AJazzin' Babies BluesWest Coast 117; Good Time Jazz L-12001
* Good Time Jazz L-12003, GTJCD-12003-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12035   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 3 - Stomps, etc. And The Blues
* Good Time Jazz L-12002, GTJCD-12002-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12030   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* West Coast 119   Lu Watters - Ory's Creole Trombone / Sunset Cafe Stomp
* West Coast 116   Lu Watters - Sage Hen Strut / Climax Rag
* West Coast 115   Lu Watters - New Orleans Joys (as New Orleans Blues) / Panama
* West Coast 117; Melodisc (E) 1150   Lu Watters - Jazzin' Babies Blues / Copenhagen

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, May 27, 1946
WCR141Hot House Ragunissued
WCR142APastime Rag No. 5West Coast 118; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR143AClimax RagWest Coast 116; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR144ATriangle Jazz BluesWest Coast 120; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR148Copenhagenunissued
WCR149A-West Coast 117; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR150Emperor Norton's Hunchunissued
WCR151A-West Coast 107; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR152ABienville Blues (aka Storyville Blues)West Coast 108; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR154AAnnie Street RockWest Coast 105; Good Time Jazz L-12002
WCR156ARichard M. Jones Blues (aka All Night Blues)West Coast 106; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR158AWeary BluesWest Coast 118; Good Time Jazz L-12003
WCR159AI Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly RollWest Coast 120; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR162AOstrich WalkWest Coast 111; Good Time Jazz L-12001
WCR165Yellow Dog Bluesunissued
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L-12002, GTJCD-12002-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12030   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* Good Time Jazz L-12003, GTJCD-12003-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12035   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 3 - Stomps, etc. And The Blues
* West Coast 118   Lu Watters - Pastime Rag No. 5 / Weary Blues
* West Coast 116   Lu Watters - Sage Hen Strut / Climax Rag
* West Coast 120   Lu Watters - Triangle Jazz Blues / I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll
* West Coast 117; Melodisc (E) 1150   Lu Watters - Jazzin' Babies Blues / Copenhagen
* West Coast 107   Lu Watters - Emperor Norton's Hunch / Harlem Rag
* West Coast 108   Lu Watters - That's A Plenty / Bienville Blues (aka Storyville Blues)
* West Coast 105   Lu Watters - Down Home Rag / Annie Street Rock
* West Coast 106; Melodisc (E) 1170   Lu Watters - South / Richard M. Jones Blues (aka All Night Blues)
* West Coast 111; Melodisc (E) 1158   Lu Watters - 1919 Rag / Ostrich Walk

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
San Francisco, CA, September, 1946
WC7 1/2Harlem RagWest Coast 107; Good Time Jazz L-12002
* Good Time Jazz L-12002, GTJCD-12002-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12030   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 2 - Watters' Originals And Ragtime
* West Coast 107   Lu Watters - Emperor Norton's Hunch / Harlem Rag

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
"Dawn Club", San Francisco, CA, fall 1946
That's A PlentyFairmont 101
Original Jelly Roll Blues-
Muskrat Ramble-
Canal Street Blues-
Yerba Buena Strut-
Oriental Strut-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
Antigua Blues-
Emperor Norton's Hunch-
Ory's Creole Trombone-
Weary Blues-
Down Home Rag-
Big Bear Stomp-
Trombone Rag-
Annie Street Rock-
Get It Right-
* Fairmont 101   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band - "Live From The Dawn Club"
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band - On The Air

1947

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
"Avalon Ballroom", San Francisco, CA, February, 1947
The Easy WinnersWest Coast 113; Good Time Jazz L-12001
Original RagsWest Coast 112; Good Time Jazz L-12001
Maple Leaf RagWest Coast 114; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12001-2
* Good Time Jazz L-12001, GTJCD-12001-2; Vogue (E) LAG 12025   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Vol. 1 - Dawn Club Favorites
* West Coast 113   Brunson Campbell - Chestnut Street Rag / Lu Watters - The Easy Winners
* West Coast 112   Brunson Campbell - Maple Leaf Rag / Lu Watters - Original Rags
* West Coast 114   Brunson Campbell - Essay In Ragtime / Lu Watters - Maple Leaf Rag

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, banjo; Dick Lammi, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", San Francisco, CA, August 16, 1947
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans (theme)Riverside RLP 12-213
SF8Cake Walking Babies From HomeRiverside RLP 2513, RLP 12-213; Fairmont 108; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2
SF9Antigua BluesRiverside RLP 2513, RLP 12-213, RLP 12-116, S 1; Fairmont 108; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2
SF10Beale Street BluesRiverside RLP 2513, RLP 12-213; Fairmont 108; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2
SF11Chattanooga Stomp-
SF12Jazzin' Babies Blues-
SF13Snake Rag-
SF14Pineapple RagRiverside RLP 12-213; Fairmont 108; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans (theme)Circle unissued
* Riverside RLP 12-213   Bob Helm - San Francisco Style
* Fairmont 108   Louis Armstrong, Lu Watters - Louie-Lu
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9 & 10 - New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside S 1   Various Artists - Riverside Dixieland Sampler
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band - On The Air
* Riverside RLP 2513; London (E) HB-U 1061   Lu Watters 1947

1949

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Don Noakes, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, December 7, 1949
DH1Doin' The HamboneDown Home 1; Verve MGV 1008
DH2Oh, By JingoDown Home 1
DH3Bees KneesDown Home 2; Verve MGV 1008
DH4Aunt Hagar's Blues-
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 1   Lu Watters - Doin' The Hambone / Oh, By Jingo
* Down Home 2   Lu Watters - Bees Knees / Aunt Hagar's Blues

1950

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Don Noakes, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
329-3Waiting For The Robert E. LeeMercury 11025
330-2Sage Hen StrutMercury 11051, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
331-1Skid-Da-De-DatMercury 11050, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
332-2Doin' The HamboneMercury 11025
333-1Antigua BluesMercury 11052, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
334-3Ace In The HoleMercury 11026; Clef 89055
335-2Broken PromisesMercury 11057
336-1When The Saints Go Marching InMercury 11051, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
337Emperor Norton's HunchMercury 11050, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
338Weary BluesMercury 11026
339St. Louis BluesMercury 11057
340CopenhagenMercury 11052, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
* Down Home MGD 5; Verve MGV 1005   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury MG 35013, MGC 103, MGC 503, MGC 503x45; Clef MGC 103, MGC 503   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury 11025, 11025x45; Clef 11025, 11025x45   Lu Watters - Waiting For The Robert E. Lee / Doin' The Hambone
* Mercury 11051; Clef 11051   Lu Watters - When The Saints Go Marching In / Sage Hen Strut
* Mercury 11050, 11050x45; Clef 11050, 11050x45   Lu Watters - Skid-Da-De-Dat / Emperor Norton's Hunch
* Mercury 11052, 11052x45; Clef 11052, 11052x45   Lu Watters - Antigua Blues / Copenhagen
* Mercury 11026, 11026x45; Clef 11026, 11026x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Weary Blues
* Clef 89055, 89055x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz
* Mercury 11057, 11057x45; Clef 11057, 11057x45   Lu Watters - Broken Promises / St. Louis Blues

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Don Noakes, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 31, 1950
DH5Roll, Jordan, RollDown Home 3, MGD 3
DH6High SocietyDown Home 3; Verve MGV 1008
DH7Down Home RagDown Home 4; Verve MGV 1008
DH8(I Wish I Was In) PeoriaDown Home 4, MGD 3
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 3   Lu Watters - Roll, Jordan, Roll / High Society
* Down Home 4   Lu Watters - Down Home Rag / (I Wish I Was In) Peoria

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Don Noakes, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, early 1950
Maple Leaf RagVerve MGV 1008
Ostrich Walk-
Chanticleer-
St. James InfirmaryDown Home MGD 3
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Don Noakes, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.: same personnel.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, February 7, 1950
DH9Frankie And JohnnyDown Home 5, MGD 3
DH10Muskrat RambleDown Home 5; Verve MGV 1008
DH11Alcoholic BluesDown Home 6, MGD 3
DH12My Little Bimbo-
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 5   Lu Watters - Frankie And Johnny / Muskrat Ramble
* Down Home 6   Lu Watters - Alcoholic Blues / My Little Bimbo

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Warren Smith, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocals; Dick Lammi, bass, tuba; Bill Dart, drums.
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, 1950
420Doctor JazzMercury 11081; Clef 89055; Mercury MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
421Irish Black BottomMercury 11090, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
422Beale Street BluesMercury 11081, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
423Shake That ThingMercury 11065, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
424Tin Roof BluesMercury 11077, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
425Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me-
426Royal Garden BluesMercury 11065, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
427Sweet Georgia BrownMercury 11090, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
* Down Home MGD 5; Verve MGV 1005   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury MGC 510; Clef MGC 510   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band #2
* Mercury 11081, 11081x45; Clef 11081, 11081x45   Lu Watters - Doctor Jazz / Beale Street Blues
* Clef 89055, 89055x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz
* Mercury 11090, 11090x45; Clef 11090, 11090x45   Lu Watters - Irish Black Bottom / Sweet Georgia Brown
* Mercury 11065, 11065x45; Clef 11065, 11065x45   Lu Watters - Shake That Thing / Royal Garden Blues
* Mercury 11077, 11077x45; Clef 11077, 11077x45   Lu Watters - Tin Roof Blues / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me

1963 (age 52)

Lu Watters Jazz Band

Lu Watters, trumpet; Bob Mielke, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Monte Ballou, banjo; Bob Short, tuba; Thad Vandon, drums; Barbara Dane, vocals.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, 1963
San Andreas FaultFantasy LP 5016
See See Rider-
The Villain-
Some Of These Days-
Blues Over Bodega-
Willie The Weeper-
Pork And Beans-
San Francisco Bay Blues-
Emperor Norton's Hunch-
* Fantasy LP 5016, LP 85016; Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12066-2   Lu Watters Jazz Band - Blues Over Bodega