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RED LIGHTNIN' UNCOMPLETE CATALOGUE

RL 001 Buddy Guy - In the beginning
RL 002 LITTLE WALTER--QUARTER TO TWELVE [1970]
RL 003 John Lee Hooker - No Friend Around 1970
RL 004 Albert Collins - Alive And Cool
RL 005 VARIOUS ARTISTS - BLUES IN D NATURAL
RL 006 V.A. - When Girls Do It 1972
RL 007 Junior Wells - In My Younger Days 1972
RL 008 Walter Horton/Paul Butterfield - An Offer You Can't Refuse
RL 009 Earl Hooker - There's A Fungus Amung Us
RL 0010 CLARENCE "GATEMOUTH" BROWN - San Antonio ballbuster
RL 0011 Little Milton - Raise a little sand
RL 0012 Billy Boy Arnold - Blow the back off it
RL 0013 Johnny Guitar Watson - The Gangster is Back
RL 0015 Jimi Hendrix - Woke Up This Morning and Found Myself Dead 1980
RL 0018 Earl Hooker Leading Brand 1977
RL 0024 Billy Boy Arnold - Checkin' it Out
RL 0025 SCREAMIN' JAY HAWKINS - SCREAMIN' THE BLUES
RL 0026 BUSTER BENTON - BLUES BUSTER
RL 0033 VARIOUS ARTISTS - THE DEVIL'S MUSIC
RL 0034 Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Drinkin' TNT 'n' smokin' dynamite
RL 0041 Eddie Kirkland - The Way It Was
RL 0042 KING CURTIS - THAT'S ALRIGHT
RL 0043 TROYCE KEY, J. J. MALONE & THE RHYTHM ROCKERS - YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY
RL 0044 DYNATONES - CURTAIN CALL (LIVE)
RL 0046 ISAAC SCOTT - BIG TIME BLUES MAN
RL 0055 VARIOUS ARTISTS - 19 Tracks From The Film Chicago Blues
RL 0059 VARIOUS ARTISTS - R&B LAFF BLASTS FROM THE PAST
RL 0060 VARIOUS ARTISTS - UNISSUED 1963 BLUES FESTIVAL
RL 0062 PHIL GUY - TOUGH GUY
RL 0065 VARIOUS ARTISTS - BOSS GROUP OF THE 60'S
RL 0067 ENEMY WITHIN - TOUCH OF SUNBURN
RL 0074 KING CURTIS - KING CURTIS DIDN'T HE PLAY !
RL 0078 U. P. WILSON - ON MY WAY

RLCD0068 Jimi Hendrix Woke Up This Morning & Found Myself Dead
RLCD0075 Screamin Jay Hawkins Screamin The Blues
RLCD0079 Booze Brothers Brewers Droop
RLCD0080 18 Tracks From The Film 'Chicago Blues' Various Artists
RLCD0081 Paul Delay Band You're Fired
RLCD0082 Paul Orta Band Dont Mess With Mezcal
RLCD0086 Titus Turner & Tommy Tucker Titans Of R&B
RLCD0087 Peter Green, Mick Green Two Greens Make A Blues
RLCD0088 Big Walter Horton Live At The El Mocambo
RLCD0089 Albert Collins Molten Ice
RLCD0090 Clarence Edwards Swamps The Word
RLCD0091 Mighty Houserockers Fuelled Up!
RLCD0092 Big Boss Men Various Artists
RLCD0093 John Lee Hooker No Friend Around
RLCD0094 U P Wilson Attack of the Atomic Guitar(with Paul Orta & the Kingpins)
RLCD0095 Todd Sharpville Touch of your love
RLCD0096 Les Wilson, & the Mighty Houserockers On the Loose
RLCD0097 Les Wilson, & the Mighty Houserockers On the Road

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Red Lightnin' Records label
Red Lightnin'
discography
This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

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#
year of
release
title notes

Man at Work !!!
(Please do not comment until I'm stumped, i.e. until this piece of advice has disappeared ;-)
001
(1969)
Buddy Guy: In The Beginning

Python PLP-KM 2 track list:
- Stone Crazy [Chess 1812]
- I Got My Eyes On You [Chess 1753]
- My Time After Awhile [Chess 1899]
- Slop Around [Chess 1759]
- Skippin' [Chess 1812]
- Ten Years Ago [Chess 1784]

- Broken Hearted Blues [Chess 1759]
- The Treasure Untold [Chess 1838]
- When My Left Eye Jumps [Chess 1838]
- Let Me Love You Baby [Chess 1784]
- ...
- ...
red = not on Red Lightnin' RL 001

Red Lightnin' RL 001 track list:
- Sit And Cry #
- Try To Quit You Baby #
- You Sure Can't Do #
- This Is The End #
- Broken Hearted Blues *
- Slop Around *
- First Time *

- I Got my Eyes On You *
- Stone Crazy []
- Skippin' []
- When My Left Eye Jumps []
- The Treasure Untold []
- My Time After While §
- I Dig Your Wig §

# Buddy Guy with Bob Neeley, Mack Easter, Otis Rush, Willie Dixon and Odie Payne (1958)
* Buddy Guy with Gerry Gibson, Donald Hickens, Otis Spann, Jack Meyers and Freddy Below (1960)
[] Buddy Guy with Sonny Turner, Murray Watson, Gerry Gibson, Abe Locke, Lafayette Leake, Lefty Bates, Jack Meyers and Phil Thomas (1961)
§ Buddy Guy with Sonny Boy Williamson, Hank ?, Lafayette Leake, Jack Meyers and Clifton James (1964)






Python PLP-KM 2 (1969)
"First Time I Met The Blues"




(=) Red Lightnin' RL 001

002
(1969)
Little Walter: Quarter To Twelve

- Quarter To Twelve
- Mellow Down Easy
- Lights Out
- I Hate To See You Go
- My Baby Is Sweeter
- Crazy Mixed Up World
- Rocker
- Oh Baby

- Blue Midnight
- It Ain't Right
- Who
- Back Track
- Everything Gonna Be Allright
- Crazy Legs
- Crazy For My Baby
- The Toddle

Red Lightnin' RL 002
003
(1969)
John Lee Hooker: No Friend Around

- Stomp Boogie [King 4283]
- Black Man Blues [King 4283]
- Helpless Blues [Regent 1001]
- Goin' Mad Blues [Regent 1001]
- Morning Blues [Acorn 308]
- Roll N' Roll [Modern 767]
- No Friend Around [Modern 746]

- Low Down-Midnite Boogie [Savoy 5558]
- House Rent Boogie [Gotham 506]
- Wandering Blues [King 4334]
- Landing Blues [Savoy 5558]
- My Baby's Got Something [Sensation 33]
- Decoration Day [Sensation 33]
- Do The Boogie [Acorn 308]

rec. 1948-1951

Advent 2804 album cover
ever made? Some LPs with
Advent labels obviously
were sold with Red Lightnin'
RL 003 album covers


Advent 2804
[200 copies pressed]

Advent discography




= Red Lightnin' RL 003 (1969)
with Advent 2804 label
no RL logo on front cover




= Red Lightnin' RL 003
RL logo on front cover
black album cover,
orange label




= Red Lightnin' RL 003
red album cover and label


= BYG BGT 529 511 (Fr)
"No Friend Around"
(Pop Blues Vol. 11)

notes by Martin Hawkins

= Charly CR 30170 (UK 1979)
"No Friend Around"


= Happy Bird B 90165
(G 1984) "Do The Boogie"




Red Lightnin' RLCD0093
(1992) "No Friend Around"

004
(1971)
Albert Collins: Alive & Cool

- Introduction
- How Blue Can You Get
- Thaw Out
- So Tired

- Funky
- Deep Freeze
- Baby, What You Want Me To Do?
- Mustang Sally
- Backstroke

Red Lightnin' RL 004
005
(1970)
Blues In D Natural

Robert Nighthawk
- Crying Won't Help You
- The Moon Is Rising
Elmore James
- Hawaiian Boogie
- Early In The Morning
Charles Clark
- Hidden Charms
- Row Your Boat
Homesick James
- The Woman I Love
Earl Hooker
- Blues In D Natural

Earl Hooker
- Tanya
- Blue Guitar
Frankie Lee Sims
- She Likes To Boogie Real Low
- Well Goodbye Baby
Tommy Brown
- Southern Women
- Remember Me
Sly Williams
- I Believe In A Woman
- Boot Hill



Red Lightnin' RL 005
006
(197?)
When Girls Do It 1972

Bobby 'Guitar' Bennett
- When Girls Do It
Junior Wells
- I'm A Stranger
Little Oscar Stricklin
- Suicide Blues
Harmonica Fats
- How Low Is Low
Magic Slim
- Love Me Baby
Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm
- Down And Out
Sam Baker
- Sweet Little Angel

Drifting Charles
- Evil Hearted Woman
- Drifting Cloud
Memphis Slim And His House Rockers
- Blue And Lonesome
Donnie Jacobs
- Street Walkin' Woman
T.V. Slim
- Don't Knock The Blues [Pzazz 005]
- My Heart's Full Of Pain [Pzazz 005]
Buddy Guy
- Hard But It's Fair


Magic Sam
- My Love Is Your Love
Danny Boy
- Wild Woman
- Kokomo Me Baby
Jimmy McCracklin
- Fare Well
- Take A Chance
Mr. Bo
- I Ain't Gonna Suffer
- If Trouble Was Money

Junior Wells
- I'm A Stranger
Clear Waters
- Hilly Billy Blues
- Boogie Woogie Baby
Tender Slim
- Don't Cut Out On Me
- I'm Checkin' Up
Sugar Boy Williams
- Little Girl
- Five Long Years
DLP

Red Lightnin' RL 006
007
(1972)
Junior Wells: In My Younger Days

- Cut That Out
- So All Alone
- Eagle Rock
- 'Bout The Break Of Day
- Lawdy! Lawdy!
- Junior's Wail
- Tomorrow Night
- I Could Cry

- Cha Cha Cha In Blues
- Lovey Dovey Lovely One
- Little By Little
- Universal Rock
- Messin' With The Kid
- You Sure Look Good To Me
- It Hurts Me Too
- I Need Me A Car

Red Lightnin' RL 007
008
(197?)
Walter Horton & Paul Butterfield:
An Offer You Can't Refuse


Walter Horton
- Easy
- Have A Good Time
- Mean Mistreater
- In The Mood
- West Side Blues
- Louise
- Tin Pan Alley
- This Is It (Walter's Boogie)

Paul Butterfield
- Everything's Gonna Be Alright
- Poor Boy
- Got My Mojo Working
- Last Night
- Loaded
- One Room Country Shack

side A rec. May 23, 1964 for Swedish Broadcasting Company ("I Blueskvarter"); Walter Horton, voc, hca; Robert Nighthawk, g
side B "Recorded at 'Big Johns' Club, Wells Street, Chicago, Summer 1963" rec. May 22, 1964 for Swedish Broadcasting Company ("I Blueskvarter") at the bar of Sutherland Hotel at 4569 South Drexel Ave., Chicago, Ill.; Paul Butterfield, voc, hca; Smokey Smothers, g; Jerome Arnold, b; Sam Lay, dr


Red Lightnin' RL 008

(=) Jefferson Records
SBACD 12653/4 (Sw 1999)
(Horton tracks)

(=) Jefferson Records
SBACD 12655/6 (Sw 2000)
(Butterfield tracks)

(=) Jefferson Records
SBACD 12658/9 (Sw 2004)
(Horton / Butterfield tracks)

009
(1972)
Earl Hooker:
There's A Fungus Amung Us


- Two Bugs In A Rug
- Hold On ... I'm Comin'
- Off The Hook
- Dust My Broom
- Hot And Heavy //
- The Screwdriver # //

- Bertha
- The Foxtrot
- End Of The Blues
- Walkin' The Floor
- Hooker Special []
- Something You Ate []

CD bonus tracks:
- Off The Hook
- untitled track

# not on Bluesway BLS-6072

rec. 1966 in Sauk City, Wisconsin; Earl Hooker, g; Freddie Roulette, st-g; org; g; b; dr
[] rec. April 1967 in Sauk City, Wisconsin; Earl Hooker, g; ts; org; b; dr
// rec. 1967 in Sauk City, Wisconsin; Earl Hooker, g; Bobby Fields, ts; org; b; dr




Cuca KS-3400 ("The Genius
of Earl Hooker")

notes by Peter Shertser



= Red Lightnin' 009

notes by Al Smith



= Bluesway BLS-6072 (US
1973) "Do You Remember
The Great Earl Hooker"

notes by Peter Shertser

= Red Lightnin' CD 6118
(UK 1999) "There's A
Fungus Amung Us"

(digitally remastered)


= Catfish 134 (US 1999)
= Multimedia 6118 (US 1999)


= Sundazed SUNLP 5206
(US 2006) "The Genius
of Earl Hooker"

http://www.sundazed.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=S&Product_Code=LP+5206

= P-Vine PVCP8159
(Jp 1998)

0010
(197?)
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown:
San Antonio Ballbuster


- Gate's Salty Blues
- It Can Never Be That Way
- I've Been Mistreated
- She Winked Her Eye
- Win With Me Baby
- She Walk Right
- Boogie Uproar
- Baby Take It Easy

- Just Got Lucky
- Didn't Reach My Goal
- You Got Money
- Okie Dokie Stomp
- Just Before Dawn
- Dirty Work At The Crossroads
- Sad Hour
- Rock My Blues Away

Red Lightnin' RL 0010


= Charly CR 30169

0011
(1975)
Little Milton: Raise A Little Sand

- Homesick For My Baby
- Somebody Told Me
- Lonesome For My Baby
- If You Love Me
- Begging My Baby
- Lets Boogie Baby
- Love At First Sight
- Hold Me Tight

- I'm Trying
- Dead Love
- I Found Me A New Love
- Long Distance Operator
- That Will Never Do
- My Baby Pleases Me
- Same Old Blues
- I'm A Lonely Man

Red Lightnin' RL 0011
0012
(1975)
Billy Boy Arnold: Blow The Back Off It

- I'm Sweet On You Baby
- You Got To Love Me Baby
- I Wish You Would
- I Was Fooled
- Don't Stay Out All Night
- I Ain't Got You

- Hello Stranger
- Here's My Picture
- You've Got Me Wrong
- My Heart Is Crying
- Kissing At Midnight
- Prisoner's Plea
- Rockinitis

Red Lightnin' RL 0012
0013
(1975)
Johnny Guitar Watson: The Gangster Is Back

- Too Tired
- Don´t Touch Me
- Hot Little Mama
- Blues Side
- I Love To Love You
- Oh Baby
- Someone Cares For Me
- She Moves Me

- Love Me Baby
- Gangster Of Love
- One Room Country Shack
- Acoustic Instrumental
- One More Kiss
- Johnny Guitar
- Looking Back
- The Eagle Is Back



Red Lightnin' RL 0013
0014
(1976)
Billy Boy Arnold: Sinner's Prayer

- I Was Fooled
- Hi-Heel Sneakers
- Back Door Friend
- Tomorrow Night
- Annie Lee
- Ooh Wee
- Blues In A Natural
- I'm Gonna Move
- Sinner's Prayer

Red Lightnin' RL 0014

(=) Vogue LDM 30285 (Fr)

0015
(1980)
Jimi Hendrix: Woke Up This Morning And Found Myself Dead

- Red House
- Wake Up This Morning and You Find Yourself Dead
- Bleeding Heart
- Morrison's Lament

- Tomorrow Never Knows
- Uranus Rock
- Outside Woman Blues
- Sunshine of Your Love

cover art by George Snow


Red Lightnin' RL 0015
0016
(1978)
Ike Turner's Kings Of Rhythm:
I'm Tore Up


- Sad As A Man Can Be
- If I Never Had Known You
- I'm Tore Up
- Let's Call It A Day

- Take Your Fine Frame Home
- Do Right Baby
- No Coming Back
- Just One More Time

Red Lightnin' RL 0016
0017
(198?)
Guitar Star

Mighty Joe Young
- Hard Times
- Guitar Star
Fenton Robinson
- Say You're Leaving
- Directly From My Heart
Bobby Parker
- Blues Get Off My Shoulder
- You Got What It Takes
Johnny Littlejohn
- Bloody Tears

Homer Walker Jr.
- Do Uncle Willie's Dance
- Move Back Baby
Magic Sam
- Out Of Bad Luck
- She Belongs To Me
Lefty Bates
- Rock Alley
- Background
Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker
- Rambling Woman
Wayne Bennett
- Rockin'

notes by Peter Shertser



Red Lightnin' RL 0017
0018
(1977)
Earl Hooker / Jody Williams:
The Leading Brand


Earl Hooker
- How Long Can This Go On
- Cotton Pickin' Blues
- Bright Sounds
- Oh Mama
- Off The Hook
- You Better Be Sure
- Nothing But Poison
- This Little Voice

- The Leading Brand
- Nothing But Good
Jody Williams
- Looking For My Baby
- Lonely Without You
- Moaning For Molasses
- Hide Out
- You May - Lucky Lou
notes by Peter Shertser



Red LightninERL 0018
0019
(197?)
Records Was Cheap To Make Then
Cadillac Baby Vol. 1

Homesick James
- My Baby’s Gone
- My Kind of Woman
Willie Williams
- 38 Woman
- Somebody Chaged The Lock
Andrew McMahon
- Worried All the Time
- Potato DigginEMan

Little Mac
- Trouble No More
- I’m Tore Down
- Help Me
- Mother-In-Law
Sunnyland Slim
- Little Girl
- She Got That Jive
- I Done You Wrong

Red Lightnin' RL 0019
0020
(1978)
Hits That Missed
Cadillac Baby Vol. 2

Sunnyland Slim
- Too Late To Pray
- House Rock
Andrew McMahon
- Special Agent
- Lost In The Jungle
Homesick James
- Homesick Sunnyland Special
James Cotton
- One More Mile
- There Must Be A Panic On

Eddie Boyd
- Blue Monday Blues
- The Blues Is Here To Stay
- I'm Comin' Home
Little Mac
- Hootenanny Blues
Arelean Brown
- Hello Baby
- I Love My Man

Red Lightnin' RL 0020
0021
(197?)
Trying To Make A Living
Cadillac Baby Vol. 3

Little Mac
- Don't Come Back
- Times Are Getting Tougher
- I’m Your Fool
Earl Hooker
- Dynamite
Bobby Saxton
- Trying To Make A Living
Eddie Boyd
- All The Way
- Where You Belong

L.C. McKinley
- Nit Wit
- Sharpest Man In Town
Eddie Boyd
- You Got To Reap
- Thank You Baby
- I'm Coming Home
- Thank You Baby
Tall Paul Henkins
- Red Lips
Willie Hudson
- It’s You I’m Going To Miss

Red Lightnin' RL 0021
0022
(197?)
Tommy Tucker: Mother Tucker

- Hi-Heel Sneakers
- Tell Me Who's Wrong
- Lean Greens
- That's How Much I Love You
- I'm On The Telephone
- It Don't Make Sense (You Can't Make Peace)
- Satisfyin' Feeling
- My Babe

- Is That The Way God Planned It?
- Ooh Baby
- Silly Little Cynthia
- Never Let Me Go
- Mama She Treats Your Son
- Country To The City
- Your Love's A Habit With Me
- Drunk

Red Lightnin' RL 0022
0023
(1978)
Isaac Scott Blues Band

-There`s Gotta Be A Change
-Ice Cold
-Same Old Blues
-You Send Me
-Rock Me

-Going Back To Oakland
-Blues At Midnight
-Steal Away
-Honky Tonk
rec. live in a variety of places in Seattle in 1976/77
notes by Mick Atherton

Red Lightnin' RL 0023

http://www.isaacscott.com/

0024
(1979)
Billy Boy Arnold: Checkin' It Out
with Tony McPhee

- Dirty Mother Fucker
- Don't Stay Out All Night
- 1-2-99
- Riding The El
- Just Got To Know
- Christmas Time

- I Wish You Would
- Ah'w Baby
- Sweet Miss Bea
- Blue And Lonesome
- Eldorado Cadillac
- Mary Bernice



Red Lightnin' RL 0024

= Sequel NEBCD 850
(UK 1996)

0025
(1979)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins: Screamin' The Blues

- Not Anymore
- Please Try To Understand
- Baptize Me In Wine
- This Is All
- She Put The Wammee On Me
- Well I Tried
- You're All Og My Life To Me
- I Hear Voices

- Talk About Me
- Just Don't Care
- The Whammy
- Poor Folks
- Your Kind Of Love
- All Night
- Monkberry Moon Delight
- Sweet Ginny
notes by Cliff White



Red Lightnin' RL 0025
0026
(1980)
Buster Benton: Blues Buster

- Spider In My Stew
- Born With The Blues
- Sweet 94
- Love Like I Wanna
- Leave Me Alone

- Sorry
- Funny About My Money
- Lonesome For A Dime
- Do It In The Rain
- Disco Blues

Red Lightnin' RL 0026
0027
(1980?)
Billy Boy Arnold / Little Walter

Billy Boy Arnold
- Catfish
- Just A Dream

Little Walter
- Juke
- Sad Hours
7 inch EP



Red Lightnin' RLEP 0027
0028
(1980)
Troyce Key & J. J. Malone: I've Gotta New Car

- New Car / Framed
- Katy May
- You're A Good Lookin' Woman
- Old Fashioned Blues

- Crawdad Hole
- Sweet Taters And Possum Meat
- I Know You Love Me
- Monday Woman

Red Lightnin' RL 0028
0029
(1980)
Clayton Love: Come On Home Blues

- Tore Up
- Chains Of Love
- The Big Question
- Key To The Highway

- Blues Come Home
- St. Louis Blues
- Just Like A Woman
- Worried Life Blues
10 inch LP

Red Lightnin' RL 0029
0030
(1980)
Little Johnny Taylor
I Shoulda Been A Preacher


- Somebody's Got To Pay
- Help Yourself
- Things I Used To Do
- Driving Wheel
- True Love
- I Smell Trouble
- Double Or Nothing

- Sometimey Woman
- All I Want Is You
- You'll Need Another Favour
- First Class Love
- If You Love Me
- My Heart Is Filled With Pain
- Since I Found A New Love
- Please Come Home For Christmas

Red Lightnin' RL 0030
0031
(1980)
Tommy Tucker: Hi Heel Sneakers

- Hi Heel Sneakers
- Is That The Way God Planned It?
7 inch 45 rpm

Red Lightnin' RL 450031
0032
(1980)
Split Rivitt

- Soul Limbo
- Save From You - Can´t Be Still

rec. March 1980 at Dave EdmundsERockfield Studios in Monmouth, Wales; Dave Wilgrove, voc, g; Chris Warren, g; Mark ‘HarpdogEHughes, hca; Barney Jeffrey, keyb, b; David Lyttelton, dr

7 inch 45 rpm

Red Lightnin' RL 450032

Split Rivitt - The Archives

0033
(1976)
The Devil's Music
from the BBC T.V. series

Mississippi and Memphis Blues
Sam Chatmon
- Stop And Listen
Big Joe Williams
- Highway 49
Houston Stackhouse
- Cool Drink Of Water
Sam Chatmon
- Sam's Rag
Big Joe Williams
- Watergate Blues
Sam Chatmon
- Who Gonna Love You Tonight
Booker White
- Aberdeen Mississippi

Mose Vinson
- When You Got Rid Of My Mule
Sonny Blake
- One Room Country Shack
- Bring It On Home To Me
Joe Wilkins
- Mr. Downchild
Houston Stackhouse
- Mean Red Spider
Mose Vinson
- Bugle Call Blues
Laura Dukes
- Crawdad


Chicago Blues
The Aces
- Take A Little Walk With Me
Billy Boy Arnold
- Somebody Help Me
Fenton Robinson
- Somebody Loan Me A Dime
Good Rockin' Charles
- Don't Start Me To Talkin'
Fenton Robinson
- You Don't Know What Love Is
Joe Carter
- It Hurts Me Too

Billy Boy Arnold
- She Fooled Me
The Aces
- Blue Shadows
Good Rockin' Charles
- Shake Your Boogie
Little Brother Montgomery
- Vicksburg Blues
Edith Wilson
- Yankee Doodle Blues
Little Brother Montgomery
- I Ain't Got No Special Rider Now

cover art by George Snow

DLP
notes by Giles Oakley
click to enlarge !

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Red Lightnin' RL 0033

click to enlarge !
= Indigo IGOTCD 2537
(2003; 3 CDs)

more info

review (pdf)

0034
(1981)
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells:
Drinkin' TNT 'N' Smokin' Dynamite


- Introduction
- Ah'w Baby / Everything Gonna Be Alright
- How Can One Woman Treat A Man So Mean?
- Checking On My Baby
- When You See The Tears From My Eyes

- Introduction
- Ten Years Ago
- Messin' With The Kid
- Hoodoo Man Blues
- My Younger Days

with Bill Wyman
notes by Peter Shertser

Red Lightnin' RL 0034

= Blind Pig BP 71182 (1988)

= Sequel NEMCD687 (1994)

= Blind Pig LP 481182
(2008)

0035
(1981)
Roy Gaines with The Crusaders: Gainelining

- First Rule Of Cheating
- Lowdown and Funky
- Baby What You Want Me To Do
- It's Too Late Brother
- It Came On Time

- A Hell Of A Night Tonight
- Houston Texas
- Short Haired Woman
- Roy's New 6 a.m. 3 o'clock Blues
- Okie Dokie Stomp

cover art by George Snow

Red Lightnin' RL 0035
0036
(1981)
Luther Allison: South Side Safari

- Strokes
- You're Gonna Need Me
- You Upset Me Babe
- Movin' On Up

- The Thrill Is Gone
- Cat Blues
- Messin' With The Kid




Red Lightnin' RL 0036

= Rumble 1001 (US)

= P-Vine Records 8160
(Jp 1998)

= Catfish CD 133 (UK 2000)

0037
(1982)
Tommy Tucker:
The Rocks Is My Pillow - The Cold Ground Is My Bed


- Alimony
- Made Your Move Too Soon
- J.R.'s Blues
- Isn't She Lovely

- Five Long Years
- I Just Want To Make Love To You
- Watch Out
- You're The One

rec. June 2 & 13, 1979 in New York City

Red Lightnin' RL 0037
0038
(1983)
More Devil's Music Vol. 2

James DeShay Band
- Crossroads
- Pony Blues
- Mistake In Life
- Evil Is Going On
- Hold That Train, Conductor
- Forty Four

Big Joe Williams
- Providence Help The Poor People
Henry Townsend
- Tears Came Rolling Down
Big Joe Williams
- Sloppy Drunk
Henry Townsend
- Wave My Hands Bye Bye
Big Joe Williams
- Meet Me At the Bottom
Victoria Spivey
- T.B. Blues


Red Lightnin' RL 0038
0039
(198?)
Eddie Simpson & Marcell Strong: Two Soul Chiefs

Eddie Simpson
- I Can't Get Used To Losing Your Love
- I'm A Country Boy
- Hard Working Man
- What A Way To Start The New Year
- Don't Hold Me Resonsible
- Pray And Vote
- Pinch Hitter

Marcell Strong
- Every Day Is A New Day
- Let Me Down Easy
- Trying To Make Up
- That's My Girl
- My Love My Guarantee
- Ain't No Fool
- Lady Luck


Red Lightnin' RL 0039
0040
(198?)
Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows: One Track Mind

- Living It Up
- I Wouldn't Treat A Dog The Way You Treated Me
- Cold Women
- Give Up What You Want
- Lo & Behold
- Rescue Me
- Wait 'till The Time Is Right
- The Real Thing
- I Got The Blues


Red Lightnin' RL 0040


= Flying Fish FF 268
(Ca 1982)

0041
(1983)
Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland
The Way It Was


- I Tried (3301) #
- Man Of Stone (3302) #
- Train Gone Done (3304) #
- I'm Going To Keep Lovin' You (3305) #
- Something's Gone Wrong In My Life (3306) #
- Baby You Know It's True (3307) #

- Saturday Night Stomp (3423) *
- I'm Gonna Forget You (3424) *
- Down On My Knees (3425) *
- Don't Take My Heart (3426) *
- Daddy, Please Don't Cry (3427) *
- Have Mercy On Me (3428) *

# rec. December 8, 1961 at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ; King Curtis, Oliver Nelson, ts; Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland, voc, hca, g; Herman Foster, p; Billy Butler, g; Jimmy Lewis, b; Frank Shea, dr
* rec. March 9, 1962 at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ; King Curtis, Oliver Nelson, ts; Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland, voc, hca, g; George Stubbs, p; Billy Butler, g; Jimmy Lewis, b; Ray Lucas, dr

click to enlarge !
Tru-Sound TR-15010
(US 1962)
[Prestige subsidiary]
"It's The Blues Man!"

click to enlarge !
= Vogue SLVLXP513 (Fr)
"Anthologie du Blues
Vol. 10"

click to enlarge !
= Red Lightnin' RL0041
"The Way It Was"


= OBC LP 513 (1987)

click to enlarge !
= OBCCD-513-2 (1993)

= P-Vine PCD-5244 (Jp 199?)

0042
(1983)
King Curtis: That's Alright

- Trouble In Mind
- Jivin' Time
- Nobody Wants You When You're Down & Out
- Bad Bad Whiskey
- I Have To Worry

- Woke Up This Morning
- But That's All Right
- Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
- Don't Deceive Me
- Deep Fry

Red Lightnin' RL 0042
0043
(1982)
Troyce Key, J. J. Malone & The Rhythm Rockers: Younger Than Yesterday

- Flip Flop And Fly
- Annie Maybe
- It Should Have Been Me
- Louisiana Blues
- Crazy Little Chicken
- Saturday Night Shakedown

- Daddy Rollin' Stone
- Sail On
- Gimme Mine Out Now
- Jay Walk
- Outskirts Of Town
- Tutti Frutti

Red Lightnin' RL 0043

= Broadside CD STERN 3 (2009)

0044
(1982)
Dynatones live: Curtain Call
featuring Charlie Musselwhite

- Curtain Call Blast-Off
- Everybody Needs Somebody
- I'm Goin' Home
- Walk Right In (The Walkin' Blues)

- This Little Voice
- She Used To Be Beautiful
- Christo Redemptor
- Tick Tock
- Trouble No More
War Bride WB-9008 (US 1982)




= Red Lightnin' RL 0044

0045
(1983)
It's Great To Be Rich

Billy Boy Arnold and Tony McPhee
- It's Great To Be Rich
Lester Davenport
- Lester's Comet
Good Rockin' Charles
- La Cucaracha

Bo Diddley
- Don't Know Where I've Been
Big John Trice
- Sweet Home Chicago
7 inch EP

Red Lightnin' RLEP 0045
0046
(1983)
Isaac Scott: Big Time Blues Man

- Help!
- Listen To The Blues
- Standin' On The Outside
- Seattle Blues
- Moonbelly
- Don't Let My Baby Ride
- Let My Mind Run Back
- Feast Goin' On
- On The Road Again
Music Is Medicine
MIM 9054 (US 1982)


= Red Lightnin' RL 0046

http://www.isaacscott.com/

0047
(198?)
Ike Turner with Kings Of Rhythm: Hey Hey

- Hey Hey - Icky Renrut
- Why Should I
- Jack Rabbit
- Ho Ho - Icky Renrut
- In Your Eyes Baby - Jimmy Thomas
- Star Above - Bobby Foster
- Prancin - Icky Renrut
- Angel Of Love - Bobby Foster
- I Do Love You - Bobby Foster
- Hey Hey - Icky Renrut
- Youre The Only One - Bobby Foster
- Look At That Chick - Johnny Wright
- Gotta Have You For Myself - Johnny Wright
- Shirley Cant You See - Little Bobby Foster
- I Woke Up One Moring - Little Bobby Foster
- I Dont Want To Lose Your Love - Sammy Grimes
- Bag Pipe Special - Sammy Grmes
- Moving Slow - Little Cooper & Drifters
- Evening Train - Little Cooper & Drifters
- East St Louis Rock - Timothy Cooper
- Dear Lovin Man - Timothy Cooper
- Leaving Kansas City - Timothy Cooper
DLP

Red Lightnin' RL 0047

Man at Work !!!
(Please do not comment until I'm stumped, i.e. until this piece of advice has disappeared ;-)
0048
(198?)
Jimi Hendrix: Woke Up This Morning


Red Lightnin' RLP 0048
0049
(1984)
King Biscuit Boy: Mouth Of Steel


Red Lightnin' RL 0049
0050
(1984)
I Didn't Give A Damn If Whites Bought It
The Ralph Bass Sessions   Vol. 1

Lacy Gibson
- You Better Be Sure
- Easy Woman
- Whop That Thang Around Me
- Black Jack
- C.B. Blues

Joe Carter
- I'm Worried
- Annie Lee
- Sweet Home Chicago
- Joe's Boogie
- Joe's New Stormy Monday

prod. by Ralph Bass

Red Lightnin' RL 0050
0051
(1984)
I Didn't Give A Damn If Whites Bought It
The Ralph Bass Sessions   Vol. 2

Jimmy Johnson
- Pepper's Hangout
- Looking For My Baby
- Pretty For My Baby
- Hi Heel Sneakers
- When My First Wife Quit Me

Eddie Clearwater
- Muddy Water's Gonna Run Clear
- Boogie My Blues Away
- Blues At Theresa's
- I Don't Know Why

prod. by Ralph Bass

Red Lightnin' RL 0051
0052
(1984)
I Didn't Give A Damn If Whites Bought It
The Ralph Bass Sessions   Vol. 3

Willie Williams with Carey Bell
- You Went Away Baby
- You Got To Give Me Some
- Tired Of Being Dogged Around
- Help Me
- Alcoholic Man

Magic Slim
- Strange Things Happen
- Born In Missouri
- Soul Blues
- Got A Little Woman

prod. by Ralph Bass

Red Lightnin' RL 0052
0053
(1984)
Mississippi Fred McDowell:
Standing At The Burying Ground


- 61 Highway
- Red Cross Store
- When I Lay My Burden Down
- Evil Hearted Woman
- I Asked For Whisky, She Gave Me Gasoline

- Standing At The Burying Ground
- Glory Hallelujah (+ Jo Ann Kelly)
- Write Me A Few Short Lines
- My Baby Done Me Wrong

rec. 1969 during a British tour at the Mayfair Hotel, London featuring Jo Ann Kelly

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click to enlarge !
Red Lightnin' RL 0053

click to enlarge !
= Red Lightnin' RLCD0053

http://www.redlightnin.com/sample.htm


re-released 1995 (along
with McDowell tracks
from RL 0063) as
"Mississippi Fred McDowell
live at the Mayfair"
on Warner CD 43025

click to enlarge !
= Sequel NEB CD 851
(UK 1996)

0054
(1984)
Blowfly: Electronic Banana

- Electronic Pussy Sucker
- Rapp Nasty '84
- It Takes A Freak
- Business Deal

- Fuck The Devil
- Blowfly Rides Again
- Rotten Fish
- Gimme That Old '69 (The Number Song)

Red Lightnin' RL 0054
0055
(1985)
19 Tracks From The Film Chicago Blues

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
- We're Ready
- First Time I Met The Blues
- Country Girl
- Hoodoo Man

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
- We're Ready
- In My Younger Days
Johnny Young
- Driving Wheel
- Walking Groundhog


Muddy Waters
- She's 19 Years Old
- Hoochie Coochie Man
- I Got My Mojo Working
Mighty Joe Young
- Why You Want To Hurt Me
Koko Taylor
- Wang Dang Doodle

J.B. Hutto
- Speak My Mind
- Come On Back Home
Johnny Lewis
- Your Gonna Miss Me
- Uncle Sam
- Hobo Blues
- I Hear You Knocking
notes by Mike Rowe

Red Lightnin' RL 0055
0056
(198?)
I Didn't Give A Damn If Whites Bought It
The Ralph Bass Sessions   Vol. 4

Willie Williams - Showing Off My Car
Sunnyland Slim - I Had It So Hard
Lee Jackson - Pleading For Love
Eddie Clearwater - Came Up The Hard Way
Magic Slim - That Ain't Right

Jimmy Johnson - Things I Used To Do
Lee Jackson - Chicago Woman
Sunnyland Slim - Everytime I Get To Drinking
Sunnyland Slim - Bessie Mae
Lee Jackson - Rocks Is My Pillow

prod. by Ralph Bass



Red Lightnin' RL 0056
0057
(1985)
I Didn't Give A Damn If Whites Bought It
The Ralph Bass Sessions   Vol. 5

Lee Jackson - Dirty Old Man
Lacy Gibson - Take My Love
Lee Jackson - Lee's Boogie
Magic Slim - Ship Made Of Paper
Sunnyland Slim - Soft And Mellow Stella

Eddie Clearwater - Mayor Daley's Blues
Sunnyland Slim- Depression Blues
Joe Carter - Bobby's Rock
Sunnyland Slim - Smile On My Face
Lee Jackson - Juanita

prod. by Ralph Bass



Red Lightnin' RL 0057
0058
(198?)
Fingers Taylor: Harpoon Man
with Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets

- Harpoon Man
- Let It Rock
- Messin' With The Kid
- Too Late
- Dixie Diner

- Can't Get No Grindin'
- Bad Boy
- Soul Survivor
- Cut That Out
- Judgement Day
- Last Night



bRed Lightnin' RL 0058
0059
(198?)
R&B Laff Blasts From The Past


Red Lightnin' RL 0059
0060
(198?)
Unissued 1963 Blues Festival


Red Lightnin' RL 0060
0061
(1985)
Byther Smith: Tell Me How You Like It

- Tell Me How You Like It
- I Don't Like To Travel
- Cut You Loose
- Walked All Night Long
- Close To You
- Come On In This House

- 300 Pounds Of Joy
- Hold That Train
- You Ought To Be Ashamed
- What My Mamma Told Me
- This Little Voice



Red Lightnin' RL 0061
0062
(1986)
Phil Guy and The Chicago Machine: Tough Guy
Hot Blues

rec. live in Chicago

Red Lightnin' RL 0062
0063
(1986)
Phil Guy / Mississippi Fred McDowell:
A Dose Of Double Dynamite


Phil Guy And His Chicago Blues Band
- Call The Plumber
- Howlin' For My Darlin'
- Garbage Man Blues
- Miss You

Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Shake 'Em On Down
- Louise
- My Babe
- Waves Of The Water
- Kokomo Blues

McDowell material is from the Standing At The Burying Ground live performance

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click to enlarge !
Red Lightnin' RL 0063


McDowell tracks
(along with RL 0053)
re-released 1995 as
"Mississippi Fred McDowell
live at the Mayfair"
on Warner CD 43025

click to enlarge !
= Sequel NEB CD 851
(UK 1996)

= Onyx Classix CD 261112

0064
(198?)
Down On Broadway And Main


Red Lightnin' RL 0064
0065
(198?)
Boss Vocal Groups Of The 60's


Red Lightnin' RL 0065
0066
(198?)
Mighty Flyers: From The Start To The Finnish


Red Lightnin' RL 0066
0067
(198?)
The Enemy Within: Touch Of Sunburn


Red Lightnin' RL 0067

= Pausa 7201

0068
(198?)
Jimi Hendrix: Woke Up This Morning & Found Myself Dead


Red Lightnin' RLCD 0068

= Stony Plain SPL 1038

0070
(198?)
The Blues Burglars: Breakin' In


Red Lightnin' RL 0070
0071
(1987)
Louisiana Red: Hot Sauce


Red Lightnin' RL 0071

= RLCD 0071 (2005)

0072
(198?)
Texas Lovers

Hash Brown
Reverend Horton Heat
Kathy Murray
Darell Nulisch
Beverly Stauber
Mark Pollock
Felix Reyes / Memo Gonzales
Paul Orta

Red Lightnin' RL 0072
0073
(1988)
Snake In My Bedroom
Chicago Blues Meeting

- For You My Love
- I Can't Stop
- When The Cat Is Gone
- Take A Walk With Me
- You Can't Lose What You Never Had
- Snake In My Bedroom
- 'bout The Break Of Day
- Doing The Dishes
- Blues For An Unhappy Girl
- You Got To Notify Your Lover
- Fine Body
- Tribute To Walter Horton
- Bad Boy
- Going Down Slow

rec. 1983 & 1986; Sunnyland Slim, p; Sven Zetterberg, Knut Reiersrud, g; Bob Stroger, b; S.P. Leary, dr


Red Lightnin' RL 0073

= Drive CD (1995)

0074
(198?)
King Curtis: King Curtis Didn't He Play !


Red Lightnin' RL 0074
0075
(198?)
Screamin Jay Hawkins: Screamin The Blues


Red Lightnin' RLCD 0075
0076
(198?)
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: Drinkin' TNT 'n' Smokin' Dynamite


Red Lightnin' RLCD 0076
0077
(1989)
The Booze Brothers: Brewers Droop


Red Lightnin' RLCD 0077
0078
(1988)
U. P. Wilson: On My Way


Red Lightnin' RL 0078

= Pee Wee (US)

= Fedora CD (1999)



Will be completed and expanded with further details !!!

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- http://www.harpsurgery.com/split-rivitt-the-archives/
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

thanks to Alan Balfour and 'Volvo Slim' for additional info / scan

 

 

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