Blues Discography - Anthologies

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Blues Discography: Anthologies

This is a discography (list of recordings) of some of the Knight Library's Douglass Room blues collection. 

UO students, faculty and staff have access to several licensed databases of online audio recordings. Some of these resources include a significant number of blues recordings. See Audio Resources Online for a listing of these online resources.  

For a guide to doing research in the Blues at the UO Knight Library, see http://library.uoregon.edu/music/researchguides/bluesguide.html


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African American music: an introduction.
PERFORMERS: Leadbelly-The Temptations-Mahalia Jackson-Bessie Smith-Pinetop Smith-Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers-Scott Joplin-Louis Armstrong-Jelly Roll Morton-Fletcher -Miles Davis-Anthony Davis-Louis Jordan -The Five Satins-Chuck Berry-James Brown-Sugarhill Gang.
NOTES: Music composed by African Americans, performed principally by African Americans.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4183

Afro-American blues and game songs.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 747

Alabama blues, 1927-1931.
Performers include: Clifford Gibson, Edward Thompson and Marshall Owens
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2947

The Atlanta blues.
Performers include: Barbeque Bob, Lonnie Coleman, Tampa Red, Blind Willie mcTell, Charlie lincoln, Peg Leg Howell, Alec Johnson, Buddy Moss.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 608

B


The Best of the Chicago blues .
Performers include: Jimmy Cotton, Junior Wells, Otis Spann, Buddy Guy, Big Walter Horton, Johnny Young, Homesick James, J.B.Hutto.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A540

Better boot that thing : great women blues singers of the 1920's.
Performers:Alberta Hunter , Bessie Tucker, Victoria Spivey, Ida May Mack, vocals ; assisting artists.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3584

The blues : authorities discuss the birth of the blues.
DOUGLASS CASSETTE 681M

The blues.
Performers include:
v.1: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Papa Charlie Jackson, Henry Thomas, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Sippie Wallace, Sara Martin, Leroy Carr, Barbecue Bob, Jaybird Coleman, Texas Alexander, Jim Jackson, Furry Lewis, Blind Willie Johnson, Cannon's Jug Stompers, Tommy Johnson.
v. 2: Leroy Carr, Frank Stokes, Mississippi John Hurt, Peg Leg Howell, Lonnie Johnson, Charley Patton, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Minnie, Speckled Red, Sleepy John Estes, Memphis Jug Band, Mississippi Sheiks, Walter Davis, Son House, Skip James, Bumble Bee Slim, Blind Willie McTell, Big Bill Broonzy, Kokomo Arnold, Cripple Clarence Lofton, Carl Martin, Big Joe Williams.
v. 3: Little Brother Montgomery, Robert Johnson, Peetie Wheatstraw, Sonny Boy Williamson, Jimmy Rushing, Joe Turner, Bukka White, Blind Boy Fuller, Tampa Red, Big Maceo, Washboard Sam, T-Bone Walker, Tommy McClennan, Louis Jordan, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Charles Brown, Wynonie Harris, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, Jimmy Witherspoon.
v.4: Muddy Waters, Lowell Fulson, Aleck, Miller, Jimmy and Mama Yancey, Big Mama Thornton, Junior Parker, Junior Wells, Joe Williams, Howlin' Wolf, Elmore James, Memphis Slim, Bobby Blue Bland, Buddy Guy, Lightnin' Slim, Otis Rush, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles, Henry Johnson, Latimore, John Cephas and Phil Wiggins.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3357 v.1- v.4

The blues at Newport, 1964.
Performer(s): Fred MacDowell, Sleepy John Estes with Yank Rachel and Hammy Nixon, Doc Reese and Robert Pete Williams; Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James, Rev. Robert Wilkins, Elizabeth Cotton and Willie Doss.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A2168 v.1- v.2

Blues masters: the essential blues collection. Volume 1, Urban blues.
Performers include: Erskine Hawkins & his orchestra-Eddie Vinson-Jimmy Witherspoon-Dinah Washington-Johnny Otis Quintette, with The Robins & Little Esther-Pee Wee Crayton-Charles Brown-Joe Turner-Guitar Slim-Chuck Willis-Lowell Fulson-Count Basie & his orchestra; Joe Williams, vocals-Bobby "Blue" Bland-Otis Rush-T-Bone Walker-Junior Parker-Little Johnny Taylor-Albert King
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3561

Blues masters: the essential blues collection. Volume 2, Postwar Chicago blues.
PERFORMERS INCLUDE: Baby Face Leroy Trio--Muddy Waters-- Jimmy Rogers & His Trio-- Little Walter & The Night Cats -- Sonny Boy Williamson-- Johnny Shines-- Howlin' Wolf-- Bo Diddley-- Eddie Boyd-- Robert Jr. Lockwood-- J.B. Lenoir-- Jimmy Reed-- Jody Williams-- Otis Rush-- Magic Sam-- Buddy Guy-- Earl Hooker-- Junior Wells.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3586

Blues masters : the essential blues collection. Volume 4, Harmonica classics.
Performers include:Little Walter & His Night Cats-Jimmy Reed-Jimmy Cotton Blues Quartet-Sonny Boy Williamson- Junior Wells Chicago Blues Band-The Paul Butterfield Blues Band-Lazy Lester-Jerry McCain-Howlin' Wolf-Billy Boy Arnold-Big John Wrencher with Joe Carter-Jimmy & Walter-Snooky Pryor-Hot Shot Love-George "Harmonica" Smith & The Chicago Blues Band-Slim Harpo-The Fabulous Thunderbirds-Charlie Musselwhite.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3562

Blues masters : the essential blues collection. Volume 5, Jump blues classics.
Performers include: Red Prysock-Joe Turner-Louis Prima-Wynonie Harris-Roy Brown-Little Johnny Jones-Tiny Bradshaw-Rudy Greene-Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats-
Jimmy Liggins-Ann Cole-Roy Milton-Big Jay McNeely & Band-Clarence Brown-Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton-Wynona Carr-Bullmoose Jackson & His Buffalo
Bearcats- Ruth Brown.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3587

Blues masters: the essential blues collection. Volume 9, Postmodern blues.
Performers include: Earl Hooker-B.B. King-Albert King- Bobby Bland-Latimore-Magic Slim & The Teardrops-Son Seals-Koko Taylor-Albert Collins-The Robert Cray Band- Delbert & Glen-The Fabulous Thunderbirds-Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble-George Thorogood & The Destroyers-The James Harman Band- Johnny Winter.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3563

Blues masters : the essential blues collection, v. 10, Blues roots.
Performers include:Jali Nyama Suso-Mandingo griots-Fula flutist-Robert Pete Williams-Furry Lewis-Ethel Perkins, Equila Hall-One String-J.D. Short-Rich Amerson-Sister Dora Alexander-Daddy Hotcakes-Mobile Strugglers-Joe Hunter-Lightnin' Hopkins.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3564

Blues masters. Volume 11, Classic blues women.
Performers include: Mamie Smith & her Jazz Hounds-Eva Taylor-Trixie Smith & the Jazz Masters-Ma Rainey with her Georgia Band-Sippie Wallace with Clarence Williams' Blue Five-Ida Cox-Bessie Smith-Mary Johnson-Margaret Johnson with the Black and Blue Trio-Victoria Spivey and her Chicago Four-Alberta Hunter- Henry Brown & Edith Johnson-Billie & Dee Dee Pierce-Billie Holiday.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3565

Blues piano - Chicago, plus.
Performers include: Little Johnny Jones, Floyd Dixon, Little Brother Montgomery, Frank "Sweet" Williams, and Meade Lux Lewis.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1637

Blues rediscoveries; original recordings by today's rediscovered bluesmen.
Performers Include: Mississippi John Hurt, Bukka White, Henry Townsend, Sleepy John Estes, Blind Gary Davis, Peg Leg Howell, Furry Lewis, Joe Williams.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1756

Blues roots/Chicago, the 1930's.
Performers Include: Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Minnie, Johnnie Temple, Jazz Gillum, Big Maceo, St. Louis Jimmy (Jimmy Oden), Washboard Sam.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1753

Blues routes.
NOTES: "Heroes & tricksters, blues & jazz, worksongs & street music"
PERFORMERS: Gandy Dancers--John Cephas and Phil Wiggins--Warner Williams--Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson and Willy "Pinetop" Perkins--Erbie Bowser, T.D. Bell, and the Blues Specialists--Robert Jr. Lockwood--Etta Baker--Abner Jay--Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders--Claude Williams--Sammy Price--Booker T. Laury--White Cloud Hunters Mardi Gras Indians--Rapper Dee, C.J., and Five Gallons of Fun--Georgia Sea Island Singers--Boozoo Chavis and the Magic Sounds--Joe Louis Walker and the Boss Talkers
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX5424

Blues with the girls
Performers include: Zora Young, Bonnie Lee, Big Time Sarah.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX914

C


Chess blues
PERFORMERS: Clarence Samuels-Andrew Tibbs-Sunnyland Slim-Muddy Waters-Robert Nighthawk-Forest City Joe-Forrest Sykes-Laura Rucker-Baby Face Leroy-Little Johnny Jones-Jimmy Rogers--Memphis Slim-Dr. Isaiah Ross-Johnny Shines-Billy Boy Arnold-Howlin' Wolf-Arbee Stidham-John Lee Hooker--Little Walter-Memphis Minnie-Willie Nix-Rocky Fuller-Eddie Boyd-Gus Jenkins-Willie Mabon-John Brim-Elmore James-Henry Gray-Alberta Adams-Henry Gray & Morris Pejoe-Lowell Fulson -J.B.Lenoir--Willie Dixon-Sonny Boy Williamson-Paul Gayten & myrtle Jones-Jimmy Witherspoon--Otis Spann-Floyd Dixon-Lafayette Leake-Otis Rush- Buddy Guy-Detroit Jr.-Lloyd Glenn-Albert King-Little Milton-Etta James-The Big Three Trio-Walter Horton-Koko Taylor-Little Joe Blue- Eddie Burns-Hound Dog Taylor.
CONTENTS: Disc 1. 1947-1952 -- Disc 2. 1952-1954 -- Disc 3. 1954-1960 -- Disc 4. 1960-1967.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3663

Chess rhythm & roll.
PERFORMER(S): Rhythm and blues, and rock and roll songs, performed by Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Etta James, the Moonglows, the Tune Weavers, and others on the Chess label from 1947 to 1967.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2464

Chicago ain't nothin' but a blues band.
Performers include:Sunnyland Slim, J.T.Brown, Eddie Clearwater, Jo Jo Williams, Morris Pejoe, Harmonica George.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5916

Chicago blues: the early 1950's.
Performers Include: Homesick James, Baby Face Leroy, Little Walter, J.B.Hutto, Eddie Boyd, Junior Wells, Little Willie Foster, Snooky & Moody, Johnny Young, Floyd Jones, Big Walter, Robert Nighthawk, John Brim.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 569

Cotton mill blues.
Performed by: the Mountain Musicians' Cooperative.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1739

The Country blues.
Performers Include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lonnie Johnson, Cannon's Jug Stompers, Peg Leg Howell, Blind Willie McTell, Memphis Jug Band, Blind Willie Johnson, Leroy Carr, Sleepy John Estes, Big Bill, Bukka White, Tommy McClennan, Robert Johnson, and Washboard Sam.
DOUGLASS CASSETTE KIT 344M

Cuttin' the boogie; piano blues and boogie woogie, 1926-41
Performed by: Jimmy Blythe, J.H. Shayne, Hersal Thomas, Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, Meade "Lux" Lewis, Albert Ammons, Jimmy Yancey, Pete Johnson, Dave Dexter, Albert Ammons.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1766

 


E


East Coast blues, 1926-1935.
Performers include: Willie Walker-Blind Blake-William Moore-Carl Martin-Tarter & Gay-Bo Weavil Jackson- Bayless Rose-Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2948 & DMdl 1598

Encyclopedia of jazz in the '60's. Volume one :The blues.
Performers include: Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery; Johnny Hodges and Earl Hines; The Encyclopedia of Jazz All Stars; Count Basie and his orchestra.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 7877

Eugene blues : [an anthology]
PERFORMERS: Olem Alves Band-J.C. Rico-Nicolette Helm & Queen Bee -Zydeblue-Vintage Blues Band-David Jacobs-Strain-Walker T. Ryan-The HepCats- The JiveMasters-The Deb Cleveland Band-The Vipers-Don Latarski and Rue de Blues.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX5803

 


F


Fantasy blues twofer giants.
Performers include: Jimmy Witherspoon, Lightnin' Hopkins, Furry Lewis, Rev. Gary Davis, Memphis Slim, John Lee Hooker, jesse Fuller, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Tom Rush, Dave Von Ronk, Holy Modal Rounders.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A450

Female country blues. Vol. 1, The twenties (1924-1928)
Performers include: Anna Lee Chisholm -Virginia Childs -- Eva Parker -- Cora Perkins -- Lulu Jackson.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2905

Folk festival at Newport : [vol.2]
PERFORMER(S): Odetta, Joan Baez, Bob Gibson, New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger, Barbara Dane, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 7571

 


G


Going away blues 1926-1935.
Performers include: Lottie Beaman -- Charlie Kyle -- Uncle Bud Walker --Frank Stokes -- Charley Jordan-- Jelly Jaw Short --Henry Thomas-- Lottie Beaman -- Robert Wilkins -- William McCoy --George "Big Boy" Owens
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2921

Great bluesmen: Newport.
Performers include: Robert Pete Williams--Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee--John Lee Hooker--Son House--Sleepy John Estes:--Dock Reese--Mississippi John Hurt--Skip James--Rev. Gary Davis--Willie Doss--Mississippi Fred McDowell--Lightnin' Hopkins:
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A826

 


H


Harmonica blues : great harmonica performances of the 1920s and '30s.
Performers include: Freeman Stowers, State Street Boys, Carver Boys, Lee Brown, Ashley & Foster, Robert Hill, Chuck Darling , Jaybird Coleman, Jazz Gillum, Alfred Lewis, Chicken Wilson & Skeeter Hinton, Bobby Leecan & Robert Cooksey, De Ford Bailey.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2908

 


J


Jazz/some beginnings.
Performers include: Bert Williams.--James Reese Europe's Society--Fred Van Eps--Dabney's Band--Eddie Hunter
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 317

The Jug, jook & washboard bands.
Performers include: Memphis Jug Band, Dallas Jug Band, Dixieland Jug Blowers, Walter Taylor's Washboard Band, Mississippi Jook Band, Chasey Collins' Washboard Band, Washboard Sam, Washboard Rhythm Kings, Birmingham Jug Band, Ed Kelly's Washboard Band.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1223

 


L


Legends of the blues.
Performers include:
v.1: Bessie Smith-Blind Lemon Jefferson-Mississippi John Hurt-Blind Willie Johnson-Bo Carter-Blind Willie McTell- Lonnie Johnson-Charley Patton-Leroy Carr- John White- Leadbelly-Pettie Wheatstraw-Robert Johnson-Blind Boy Fuller-Big Bill Broonzy-Memphis Minnie-Bukka White- Muddy Waters-Big Joe Williams-Son House.
v. 2. Roosevelt Sykes-Texas Alexander-Aaron T-Bone Walker-Robert Hicks, as Barbecue Bob-Tampa Red-Lucille Bogan as Bessie Jackson-Walter Roland-Amos Easton as Bumble Bee Slim-Buddy Moss-Robert Wilkins-Lil Johnson-Casey Bill-Victoria Spivey-Curtis Jones-Merline Johnson as the Yas Yas Girl, with the Louisiana Kid- Charlie Spand-Bill "Jazz" Gillum as Bill McKinley-Champion Jack Dupree-Brownie McGhee.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3552 v.1 & v.2

Living Chicago blues
Performers Include:
v.1: Jimmie Johnson, Larry Burton, Carl Snyder, Ike Anderson, Dino Alvarez, Jimmy Johnson Blues Band, Eddie Shaw and the Wolf Gang, Hubert Sumlin, Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, LaFayette "Shorty" Gilbert, Chico Chism; Left Hand Frank & his blues bnad, Frank Craig, Dimestore Fred, Pocket Watch Paul, Bob Stroger, Odie Payne Jr.
v. 2: Carey Bell's Blues Harp Band, Lurrie Bell, Bob Riedy, Aron Burton, Odie Payne Jr; Magic Slim & the Teardrops, Morris "Magic Slim" Holt, Coleman "Daddy Rabbit" Deltis, Nick Holt, Joel Poston; Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, Louis Myers, Bob Stroger, Chris Moss.
v. 3: Lonnie Brooks Blues Band; Lonnie Brooks, Bob Lewis, Rob Waters, Harlan Terson, Casey Jones, Pinetop Perkins; Joe Willie Perkins, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson Jr., Calvin Jones, Willie Smith, Songs of the Blues; Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, Freddie Dixon, Jeff Ruffin.
v.4: A.C.Reed and the Spark Plugs, Scotty and the Rib Tips, Lovie Lee with Carey Bell.
v.5: Lacey Gibson with the Chicago Fire Band, Loen Brooks' Blues Harp Band, Andrew Brown.
v.6: Detroit Junior, Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson, Queen Sylvia Embry.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A1486 v.1 - 6

The long road to freedom: an anthology of Black music.
NOTES: Various Performers, including field recordings.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX6760

 


M


Martin Scorsese presents The blues: a musical journey.

PERFORMERS: Othar Turner & The Rising Star Fife & Drum Band-Lightning & Group-Mamie Smith-W.C. Handy-Bessie Smith-Blind Lemon Jefferson-Skip James- Lead Belly-Big Joe Williams-Roosevelt Sykes-Billie Holiday-Robert Johnson-Memphis Slim-Percy Mayfield-Jackie Brenston-Elmore James-Rosco Gordon- Little Walter-Big Mama Thornton-Freddie King-Junior Parker-John Lee Hooker-Albert Collins-Muddy Waters-Howlin' Wolf-Son House-B.B. King- Johnny Winter-Derek & The Dominos-Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers-The Allman Brothers Band-Z.Z. Hill
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX11106

Masters of the Delta blues: the friends of Charlie Patton.
Performers include: Son House, Tommy Johnson, Willie Brown, Kid Bailey, Bertha Lee, Ishman Bracey, Louise Johnson and BukkaWhite.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1913

Mean old world.
Performers Include:
Vol. 1. Memphis Minnie-Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five-Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup-Leadbelly- T-Bone Walker-Dinah Washington -Cecil Gant-Hot Lips Page-Big Maceo-Doctor Clayton-Billie Holiday-John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson-Roy Brown and his Mighty Men- Amos Milburn-Charles Brown-John Lee Hooker-Tampa Red- Li'l Son Jackson-Robert Nighthawk-Professor Longhair-Johnny Otis Quintette with Little Esther Phillips.
Vol. 2. Muddy Waters-Memphis Slim and the Houserockers-Percy Mayfield-Elmore James-Howlin' Wolf-Big Bill Broonzy-Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats- Little Walter and his Night Cats-Eddie Boyd-Little Walter and his Night Cats-Big Mama Thornton-Big Maybelle- Muddy Waters-Guitar Slim and his band-J.B.Lenoir- Gatemouth Brown with the Pluma Davis Orchestra-Ray Charles and his orchestra-Jimmy Rushing-- Joe Turner and his All-stars-Jesse Fuller-Otis Rush- Johnny "Guitar" Watson.
Vol. 3. Elizabeth Cotten-Champion Jack Dupree-Jimmy Witherspoon-Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee-Fred McDowell-Howlin' Wolf-Robert Pete Williams-Mance Lipscomb-Freddie King-Lightnin' Hopkins-Sonny Boy Williamson #2-Junior Parker-Jimmy Reed-Bobby Bland-Albert Collins-B.B.King-Slim Harpo-Jimmy McCracklin -Koko Taylor-Junior Wells-Johnny Shines.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3570

Memphis masters: early American blues classics,1927-34.
Performers include: Will Batts -- Tom Dickson -- Furry Lewis -- Joe McCoy -- Frank Stokes --Pearl Dickson -- Jed Davenport --Memphis Minnie -- South Memphis Jug Band.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2910

Mississippi masters: early American blues classics, 1927-35.
Performers include: Garfield Akers -- William Harris -- Otto Virgial --Mattie Delaney --Geeshie Wiley -- Joe Calicott -- John D.Fox -- Elvie Thomas --Blind Joe Reynolds -- King Solomon Hill .
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2924

Mississippi moaners, 1927-1942.
Performers include: Mississippi John Hurt --Washington White -- Mattie Delaney -Rube Lacy -- Skip James --Uncle Bud Walker -- Charley Patton --Son House -Bobby Grant -- Mae Glover -- Papa Harvey Hull --Joe Calicot -- The Mississippi Moaner --Blind Willie Reynolds.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1259

The Mississippi, river of song : a musical journey down the Mississippi.
PERFORMERS INCLUDE: John Koerner-Soul Asylum-Sounds of Blackness-Greg Brown-John Hartford-Eugene Redmond and Sylvester "Sunshine" Lee-Fontella and Martha Bass-Oliver Sain-the Bottle Rockets-the Memphis Horns and Ann Peebles-Levon Helm and James Cotton-Robert Lockwood, Jr -Big Jack Johnson and the Jelly Roll Kings-Little Milton-the Mississippi Mass Choir -Irma Thomas-Eddie Bo with Henry Butler-Soul Rebels
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4176

Mississippi string bands and associates: complete sessions 1928-1931 in chronological order.
Performers include: Alec Johnson --Mississippi Mud Steppers -- Mississippi Blacksnakes -- "Sam Hill" from Louisville . and others.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2920

Modern Chicago blues.
PERFORMER(S): Blues songs; Johnny Young, Wilbert Jenkins, Maxwell St. Jimmy, Big Walter Horton, Robert Nighthawk, John Wrencher, John Lee Granderson.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 3504

 


N


Negro prison songs from the Mississippi State Penitentiary.
Recorded by Alan Lomax in 1947 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, Mississippi
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1449

The Newport folk festival, 1964: Evening concerts.
Performers include:v. 1. Jim Kweskin and the Jug Band, Sleepy John Estes -- v. 2. Jesse Fuller, The Phipps Family, The Staples Singers.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A2170 v.1 + v.2

The Newport folk festival, 1964: evening concerts, vol. 3.
PERFORMERS: Doc Watson -- Fred McDowell -- Hedy West -- Swan Silvertones -- Tom Paxton -- Koerner, Ray and Glover --Judy Roderick; Cajun Band
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 8653

News & the blues: telling it like it is.
Performers include: Bessie Smith-- Victoria Spivey-- Blind Willie Johnson-- Mississippi John Hurt,--Lucille Bogan-- Charlie Patton--Casey Bill Weldon--Big Bill Broonzy-- Alfred Fields--Jack Kelly--Blind Boy Fuller--Bukka White-- Bill Gaither--Memphis Minnie--Peter Cleighton--Big Bill Broonzy--Sister O.M. Terrell--Homer Harris-- Willie "Long Time" Smith.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2946

 


O


Okeh Chicago blues
Performers include: Johnny Shines, Muddy ` Waters, Big Joe Williams, Big Boy Edwards, Victoria Spivey and Her Chicago Four, Curtis Jones, Roosevelt Scott, Brownie McGhee, Tony Hollins, Memphis Minnie.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A1176

Okeh rhythm & blues
Performers include: Smiley Lewis, Chuck Willis & his Orchestra,Big Maybelle, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Titus Turner, Larry Darnell, Johnnie Ray, Billy Stewart, The Schoolboys, The Treniers, Paul Gayten & his Orchestra, Little Joe & the Thrillers, Doc Bagby, Red Saunders & his Orchestra,
and Little Richard.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A1175

 


P


Piano blues.
Performers include: Walter Roland, Sylvester Palmer, Mississippi Jook Band, Wesley Wallace, Jabbo Williams, Walter Davis, Romeo Nelson, Louise Johnson, Roosevelt Sykes, Little Brother Montgomery, and Peetie Wheatstraw.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 437

Preachin' the Gospel : Holy blues.
Performers include: Blind Willie Johnson-Washington Phillips-Arizona Dranes-Joshua White-Elder Charlie Bec- Blind Gary Davis-Jessie May Hill-Rev. Johnny Blakey- Blue Chips-Sister O.M. Terrell.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3550

Prison worksongs.
Performers include: Big Louisiana, Rev. Rogers, Roosevelt Charles, James Russell, Willy Rafus.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 600

 


R


Raw blues.

Performers include: John Mayall, Eric Clapton, OtisSpann, Champion Jack Dupree, and others.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3795

Roots music : an American journey.
PERFORMERS INCLUDE: Bessie Jones-The Persuasions-Dave Van Ronk-Etta Baker-Mississippi Fred McDowell-Robert Nighthawk, Carey Bell-J.B. Hutto & the New Hawks-Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias-Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown-Walter "Wolfman" Washington
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX10897

Roots 'n' blues: the retrospective 1925-1950.
Various performers, including "white ballad singers, solo singer-instrumentalists, fiddlers, vocal duos, country string bands, Sacred Harp singers, [and] blues performers."
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2466

Roots of Black music in America.
DOUGLASS CASSETTE 1589M

The Roots of Robert Johnson
Performers include: Skip James-- Kokomo Arnold,Leroy Carr-Son House-Charlie Patton-Henry Thomas-Hambone Willie Newbern
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1558

The Roots of the blues.
Performers include: Fred McDowell, Tangle Eye, Miles Pratcher, Bessie Jones, Henry Ratcliff.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3335

 


S

 
The slide guitar : bottles, knives & steel.
Performers include: Weaver & Beasley -- Barbecue Bob --Blind Willie Johnson-- Ruth Willis, Blind Willie McTell --Sylvester Weaver-- Tampa Red -- Charlie Patton-Blind Boy Fuller- Leadbelly-Casy Bill Weldon-Buddy Wood-Robert Johnson-Bukka White-Sister O.M. Terrell-Son House.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2950

The sound of soul, 1965-1966
PERFORMERS: Willie Tee -- Solomon Burke -- Barbara Lewis --Otis Redding -- Wilson Pickett - Don Covay & the Goodtimers -- Sam & Dave -- Percy Sledge -- The Capitols -- Eddie Floyd
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 11505

The story of the blues.
Performers include: Fra-Fra tribesmen-Mississippi John Hurt-Blind Willie McTell-Charley Patton-Blind Lemon Jefferson-Leadbelly-Texas Alexander-Peg Leg Howell- Barbecue Bob and Laughing Charley-Henry Williams and Eddie Anthony-Mississippi Jook Band-Memphis Jug Band- Bessie Smith-Lillian Glinn- Bertha "Chippie" Hill- Butterbeans and Susie-Leroy Carr/Scrapper Blackwell-Faber Smith/Jimmy Yancey-Peetie Wheatstraw-Casey Bill/Black Bob-Bo Carter-Robert Johnson-Bukka White-Memphis Minnie-Blind Boy Fuller/Sonny Terry-Brownie McGhee-Joe Williams/Sonny Boy Williamson- Big Bill Broonzy-Joe Turner/Pete Johnson-Otis Spann-Elmore James-Johnny Shines.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A340

 


T


Texas guitar from Dallas to L.A.
Performers include: Al King-Lawyer Houston-Ray Agee-T-Bone Walker-R.S. Rankin-Guitar Slim.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1636

This is how it all began
Performers include: Lloyd Price, Little Richard, Larry Williams, Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers, Art Neville, Don and Dewey, Jerry Byrne, Swan Silvertones, Alex Bradford, John Lee Hooker, Frankie Lee Sims, Chosen Gospel Singers.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A1502 v.1 & 2

Tough mamas
Performers include: Pearl Reaves and the Concords-Big "Mama" Thornton-Madonna Martin-Honey Brown with Freddie Mitchell Orch.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2112

Traditional music at Newport, 1964.
PERFORMER(S): : Hobart Smith, Moving Star Hall Singers, Sarah Gunning, Cajun Band, Willy Doss, Ken & Neriah Benfield, Sacred Harp Singers, Chet Parker and Elgia Hickok, Joe Patterson, Bill Thatcher, Doc Watson, Fred MacDowell -- Clayton McMichen, Phipps Family, Robert Pete Williams, Seamus Ennis, Frank Proffitt, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Mississippi John Hurt, Glen Ohrlin, Reverend Robert Wilkins, Jean Ritchie, Almeda Riddle,
Phoebe and Roscoe Parsons.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A2171 v.1 & v.2

 


U


Urban blues.
Performers include: Roosevelt Sykes or Little Brother Montgomery
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A447

 


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White country blues (1926-1938) : a lighter shade of blue.
Performers include: Frank Hutchison-Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers-Cauley Family-Tom Darby & Jimmie Tarlton-Riley Puckett-Clarence Green- the Carolina Buddies-Tom Ashley-Roy Acuff & his Crazy Tennessean- Carlisle & Ball-Cliff Carlisle-Val & Pete-Mr. & Mrs. Chris Buchillon-W.T. Narmour and S.W. Smith-Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers-Roy Harvey and Leonard Copeland-W. Lee O'Daniel and his Hillbilly Boys- Blue Ridge Ramblers- Clayton McMichen-Larry Hensley- Callahan Brothers-Homer Callahan-W. Lee O'Daniel and his Hillbilly Boys-Asa Martin-Bill Cox and Cliff Hobbs- "Ramblin" Red Lowery- Anglin Brothers-Allen Brothers- Smiling Bill Carlisle-Bill Cox-Al Dexter-the Rhythm Workers.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3548

Wizards from the Southside
Performers include: Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Bo Diddley, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 422

Women of the blues.
Performers include: Mamie Smith, Lizzie Miles, Victoria Spivey, Alberta Hunter, Margaret Johnson, Monette Moore, Sweet Peas, Sippi Wallace.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 271

Woodstock.
PERFORMER(S): John B. Sebastian-Canned Heat-Richie Havens-Country Joe & The Fish-Arlo Guthrie-Sha-Na-Na-Country Joe McDonald-Joan Baez featuring Jeffrey Shurtleff-Crosby, Stills & Nash-TheWho-Joe Cocker-Santana-Ten Years After-Jefferson Airplane-Sly & The Family Stone-John B. Sebastian-Butterfield Blues Band -Jimi Hendrix.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds A512

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