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 SONG TITLE  GENRE  SONGWRITER(S)
 BLUES, 1900 - 1909 (1 Song)

1909

Memphis Blues

Blues

Handy, W. C.; REC: Louis Armstrong; Fletcher Henderson

       
 BLUES, 1910 - 1919 (5 Songs)

1918

After You've Gone

Blues

Creamer, H., & Layton, T.; REC: Bessie Smith; Louis Armstrong; Joe Venuti; Eddie Lang; Wynton Marsalis

1916

Beale Street Blues

Blues

Handy, W. C.; REC: Prince's Orchestra; Alberta Hunter; Joe Venuti; Eddie Lang; Mississippi Fred McDowell

1915

High Water Everywhere

Blues

Patton, Charley; REC: Charley Patton; David Honeyboy Edwards; Rory Block

1910

Pony Blues

Blues

Patton, Charley; REC: Charley Patton; Son House

1914

St. Louis Blues

Blues

Handy, W. C.; REC: Bessie Smith; Alberta Hunter; Sidney Bechet; Kid Ory; Fletcher Henderson; Fats Waller; Louis Armstrong; Charles Brown; Mary Lou Williams; Furry Lewis; Johnny Shines; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

       
 BLUES, 1920 - 1929 (54 Songs)

1927

Arkansas Road Blues

Blues

Spivey, Victoria; REC: Victoria Spivey

1929

Avalon Blues

Blues

Hurt, Mississippi John; REC: Mississippi John Hurt; Bill Morrissey

1928

Away Down In The Alley Blues

Blues

Johnson, Lonnie; REC: Lonnie Johnson; Eddie Lang

1925

Backwater Blues

Blues

Smith, Bessie; REC: Bessie Smith; Albert Ammons; Dinah Washington; Jimmy Witherspoon; Uncle Dave Macon; Leadbelly; Josh White; Skip James; Lonnie Johnson

1926

Bad Luck Blues

Blues

Jefferson, Blind Lemon; REC: Blind Lemon Jefferson; Roy Bookbinder; Ken Hamm: Joy Of Cooking

1928

Basin Street Blues

Blues

Williams, Spencer; REC: Louis Armstrong; Sidney Bechet; Benny Goodman

1928

Big Road Blues

Blues

Johnson, Tommy; REC: Tommy Johnson

1926

Birth Of The Blues, The

Blues

Henderson, R., De Sylva, B. G., & Brown, L.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Jack Teagarden; Bing Crosby; Benny Goodman; Louis Prima; Oscar Peterson; Lonnie Johnson; Coleman Hawkins; Hank Snow; Cab Calloway; Louis Armstrong; Stan Kenton

1926

Black Snake Moan

Blues

Jefferson, Blind Lemon; REC: Blind Lemon Jefferson

1927

Blue Ghost Blues

Blues

Johnson, Lonnie; REC: Lonnie Johnson; Haunted House; Walter Davis; Mike Bloomfield; Loren MazzaCane Connors

1924

Bo' Weevil Blues

Blues

Rainey, M., & Austin, L./Traditional; REC: Ma Rainey; Kokomo Arnold; Bessie Smith

1929

Bumble Bee Blues

Blues

Memphis Minnie; REC: Memphis Minnie; Tampa Red; Corey Harris; Memphis Jug Band; Johnny Shines

1928

Candy Man Blues

Blues

Hurt, Mississippi John; REC: Mississippi John Hurt

1928

Canned Heat Blues

Blues

Johnson, Tommy; REC: Tommy Johnson

1928

Cannon Ball Blues

Blues

Lewis, Furry; REC: Furry Lewis

1921

Careless Love (aka Loveless Love; aka Blues, Oh Blues)

Blues

Rainey, M., Handy, W. C., Koenig, M. E., & Williams, S.; REC: Ma Rainey; Bessie Smith; Dinah Washington; Odetta; Joe Turner; Wynton Marsalis; Archie Shepp

1928

Come On Around To My House, Mama

Blues

McTell, Blind Willie; REC: Blind Willie McTell

1927

Cow Cow Blues

Blues

Davenport, Charles; REC: Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport; Memphis Slim; Sammy Price; Otis Spann; Johnnie Johnson; Little Brother Montgomery; Lux Lewis; Bob Crosby; Blind John Davis; Speckled Red

1920

Crazy Blues

Blues

Bradford, Perry; REC: Mamie Smith; Original Dixieland Jazz Band; Leon Redbone

1927

Dope Head Blues

Blues

Spivey, Victoria; REC: Victoria Spivey

1921

Down Hearted Blues

Blues

Hunter, A., & Austin, L.; REC: Alberta Hunter; Bessie Smith

1921

Downhearted Blues

Blues

Smith, B., & Austin, L.; REC: Bessie Smith; Fletcher Henderson; Cab Calloway; Kid Ory; Mildred Bailey; Son House; Bob Wills

1927

Early Morning Blues

Blues

Blake, Arthur "Blind"; REC: Blind Blake

1925

Falling Rain Blues

Blues

Johnson, Lonnie; REC: Lonnie Johnson

1929

Forty-four Blues (44 Blues)

Blues

Sykes, Roosevelt; REC: Roosevelt Sykes; Memphis Slim

1926

Good Morning, Blues

Blues

Leadbelly/Traditional; REC: Leadbelly; Jimmy Rushing; Big Joe Turner; Ella Fitzgerald

1923

Graveyard Dream Blues

Blues

Cox, Ida; REC: Ida Cox; Bessie Smith

1922

Gulf Coast Blues

Blues

Williams, Clarence; REC: Alberta Hunter; Fletcher Henderson; Bessie Smith; Ella Fitzgerald; Mildred Bailey

1922

Harlem Blues

Blues

Handy, W. C.; REC: Mamie Smith; Cynda Williams; Big Maybelle; Willard Robison; Kid Ory; Nat King Cole

1928

How Long, How Long Blues

Blues

Carr, Leroy; REC: Leroy Carr; Bertha "Chippie" Hill; Odetta; Joe Turner; Archie Shepp

1928

It's Tight Like That

Blues

Tampa Red, & Dorsey, T. A.; REC: Tampa Red; Coleman Hawkins; Clara Smith; Jimmie Noone; McKinney's Cotton Pickers; The Dixie Stompers

1925

Matchbox Blues

Blues

Jefferson, Blind Lemon; REC: Blind Lemon Jefferson; Carl Perkins

1929

Moanin' The Blues

Blues

Spivey, Victoria; REC: Victoria Spivey

1922

Moon Going Down

Blues

Patton, Charley; REC: Charley Patton; Stefan Grossman; Corey Harris; Jo Ann Kelly; Workdogs

1927

Mr. Furry's Blues

Blues

Lewis, Furry; REC: Furry Lewis

1922

My Daddy Rocks Me (With One Steady Roll)

Blues

Barbour, J. Bernie; REC: Trixie Smith; Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra; Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band

1924

Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning

Blues

Delaney, T., & Delaney, P.; REC: Alberta Hunter; Louis Armstrong; Clara Smith; Sidney Bechet; Dave Van Ronk; Aretha Franklin; Joe Williams; Dinah Washington

1927

Pinetop's Blues

Blues

Smith, Clarence Pinetop; REC: Clarence Pinetop Smith; Woody Herman

1927

Potato Head Blues

Blues

Armstrong, Louis; REC: Louis Armstrong; New York Allstars; Bay City Jazz Band; Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

1925

See See Rider (aka CC Rider)

Blues

Rainey, Ma/Traditional; REC: Ma Rainey; Lightnin' Hopkins; Big Bill Broonzy; LaVern Baker; The Animals; Jimmy Smith; J. J. Johnson

1927

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean

Blues

Jefferson, Blind Lemon; REC: Blind Lemon Jefferson; John Hammond, Jr.; Furry Lewis

1928

Stack-O-Lee (Stagger Lee)

Blues

Hurt, Mississippi John/Traditional; REC: Mississippi John Hurt; Lloyd Price; Professor Longhair; Ma Rainey

1928

Starvation Blues

Blues

Broonzy, Big Bill; REC: Big Bill Broonzy

1928

Statesboro Blues

Blues

McTell, Blind Willie; REC: Blind Willie McTell; Taj Mahal; The Allman Brothers Band; Charlie Daniels

1923

Sugar Blues

Blues

Williams, C., & Fletcher, L.; REC: Fats Waller; Ella Fitzgerald

1921

Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do (aka Ain't Nobody's Business)

Blues

Grainger, P., Prince, R., Robbins, E., & Williams, C.; REC: Bessie Smith; Fats Waller; Billie Holiday; Ernestine Anderson; Dinah Washington; Ruth Brown; The Ink Spots; Peggy Lee; Memphis Slim; Jimmy Witherspoon; B. B. King; Solomon Burke

1926

Talking Blues (Original Talking Blues)

Blues

Bouchillon, Christopher; REC: Chris Bouchillon

1928

TB Blues

Blues

Spivey, Victoria; REC: Victoria Spivey; Leadbelly; Odetta; Josh White

1926

Trouble In Mind

Blues

Jones, Richard M.; REC: Bertha "Chippie" Hill; Lightnin' Hopkins; Fats Domino; Archie Shepp; Johnny Shines; Dinah Washington

1929

West Coast Blues

Blues

Blake, Arthur "Blind"; REC: Blind Blake

1928

West End Blues

Blues

Williams, C., & King Oliver; REC: King Oliver; Louis Armstrong; Jelly Roll Morton

1922

Wild Man Blues

Blues

Morton, J. R., & Armstrong, L.; REC: Louis Armstrong; Jelly Roll Morton

1927

Worried Man Blues

Blues

Carter, A. P./Traditional; REC: The Carter Family; Flatt & Scruggs

1926

Yellow Dog Blues

Blues

Handy, W. C.; REC: Duke Ellington; Bessie Smith; Kid Ory; Louis Armstrong

       
 BLUES, 1930 - 1939 (48 Songs)

1935

Baby Please Don't Go

Blues

Williams, Big Joe/Traditional; REC: Big Joe Williams; Lightnin' Hopkins; The Amboy Dukes; Big Bill Broonzy; John Hammond, Jr.; Muddy Waters; John Lee Hooker; Bob Dylan; The Orioles; Them; Mose Allison; Mississippi Fred McDowell; AC/DC

1930

Baby, Let Me Follow You Down

Blues

Davis, Rev. Gary; REC: Rev. Gary Davis; Bob Dylan

1936

Billie's Blues

Blues

Holiday, Billie; REC: Billie Holiday; Buddy DeFranco; Carmen McRae; John Hicks; Monica Zetterlund; Mary Coughlan; Esther Haynes; Erroll Garner

1930

Blues Before Sunrise

Blues

Carr, L., & James, E.; REC: Leroy Carr; Elmore James

1937

Bourgeois Blues

Blues

Leadbelly; REC: Leadbelly; Odetta

1931

Brownsville Blues

Blues

Estes, Sleepy John; REC: Sleepy John Estes; Charlie Musselwhite; Stefan Grossman; John Cephas

1936

Come On In My Kitchen

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson; Johnny Shines

1936

Cross Road Blues (aka Crossroad; aka Crossroad Blues)

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson; Cream; Johnny Shines; Elmore James

1931

Cypress Grove Blues

Blues

James, Skip; REC: Skip James; Corey Harris; Vassar Clements; Doc Watson; Rory Block; Jim Greene; Kelly Joe Phelps; David Soldier; Chris Thomas King

1931

Devil Got My Woman

Blues

James, Skip; REC: Skip James; Bonnie Raitt; Jack Owens; Paul Rishell; Dave Snaker Ray; Radiotones; Alvin Youngblood Hart; Big Sugar; John Cephas

1932

Dry Spell Blues

Blues

House, Son; REC: Son House

1937

Floating Bridge

Blues

Estes, Sleepy John; REC: Sleepy John Estes; Eric Clapton; Tony McPhee

1937

Good Morning, Little School Girl

Blues

Williamson, Sonny Boy (The Original); REC: Sonny Boy Williamson (The Original); Ten Years After; Mississippi Fred McDowell; The Yardbirds

1937

Hell Hound On My Trail

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson

1935

Highway 49

Blues

Williams, Big Joe; REC: Big Joe Williams; Howlin' Wolf; George Thorogood & The Destroyers; Eric Clapton; Omar & The Howlers; The Jeff Healey Band; Cub Koda

1933

I Believe I'll Dust My Broom

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson; Elmore James; Johnny Shines

1935

Ice Man (Come On Up)

Blues

Memphis Minnie; REC: Memphis Minnie

1930

I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water

Blues

Miller, Eddie; REC: Lou Rawls; Big Joe Williams

1935

I'm A Rattlesnakin' Daddy

Blues

Fuller, Blind Boy; REC: Blind Boy Fuller; Corey Harris

1931

I'm So Glad

Blues

James, Skip; REC: Skip James; Cream; Chris Cotton; Deep Purple; Iggy & The Stooges

1933

In My Time Of Dying

Blues

White, Josh/Traditional; REC: Josh White; Led Zeppelin

1934

Keep Your Hands Off Her

Blues

Broonzy, Big Bill; REC: Big Bill Broonzy; Leadbelly; John Cephas; Junior Kimbrough; Taj Mahal; Rod Stewart

1931

Lawyer Clark Blues

Blues

Estes, Sleepy John; REC: Sleepy John Estes

1935

Little Delia

Blues

McTell, Blind Willie; REC: Blind Willie McTell

1932

Love In Vain Blues

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson; The Rolling Stones

1935

Married Woman Blues

Blues

Estes, Sleepy John; REC: Sleepy John Estes

1930

Milk Cow Blues

Blues

Arnold, Kokomo; REC: Kokomo Arnold; Bob Wills; Elvis Presley; George Strait; Eddie Cochran; Bob Dylan; Mississippi Fred McDowell; Sleepy John Estes; Aerosmith; Johnny Shines

1933

Moanin' The Blues

Blues

Memphis Minnie; REC: Memphis Minnie

1934

My Baby Don't Want Me No More

Blues

Memphis Minnie; REC: Memphis Minnie

1932

My Black Mama

Blues

House, Son; REC: Son House

1931

Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl

Blues

Williams, C., Brymn, J. T., & Small, D.; REC: Bessie Smith; Nina Simone

1932

Preachin' The Blues

Blues

House, Son; REC: Son House

1935

Rag Mama Rag

Blues

Fuller, Blind Boy; REC: Blind Boy Fuller; Lee Rocker

1938

Roll 'Em Pete

Blues

Johnson, P., & Turner, B. J.; REC: Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner; Joe Turner; Joe Williams; Count Basie; Long John Baldry; Jimmy Witherspoon

1937

Shake 'Em Down

Blues

White, Bukka; REC: Bukka White

1935

Six Cold Feet In The Ground

Blues

Carr, Leroy; REC: Leroy Carr; Red Nelson

1930

Sixty-one Highway (61 Highway)

Blues

McDowell, Mississippi Fred; REC: Mississippi Fred McDowell; Charlie Musselwhite

1932

Spoonful Blues, A

Blues

Patton, Charley; REC: Charley Patton

1937

Sugar Mama Blues

Blues

Williamson, Sonny Boy (The Original); REC: Sonny Boy Williamson (The Original); Memphis Minnie; Taj Mahal; Hammie Nixon; Tampa Red

1939

Sweet Black Angel

Blues

Nighthawk, Robert; REC: Robert Nighthawk

1936

Sweet Home Chicago

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson; Robert Lockwood, Jr.; Magic Sam; Johnny Shines

1936

Talkin' Dust Bowl Blues

Blues

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1936

Terraplane Blues

Blues

Johnson, Robert; REC: Robert Johnson; Johnny Shines

1939

Tomorrow Night

Blues

Coslow, S., & Grosz, W.; REC: Lonnie Johnson; Elvis Presley; Jerry Lee Lewis; LaVern Baker; Charles Brown; Charlie Rich; Big Joe Turner

1939

Too Many Drivers

Blues

Broonzy, Big Bill; REC: Big Bill Broonzy; Dana Gillespie; Lowell Fulson; Smiley Lewis

1930

Vicksburg Blues

Blues

Montgomery, Little Brother; REC: Little Brother Montgomery; Otis Spann; Memphis Minnie; Karen Carroll; Scott Cushine; Jerry Ricks

1935

When The Sun Goes Down

Blues

Carr, Leroy; REC: Leroy Carr; Count Basie; Joe Williams; Memphis Slim; The Ink Spots; Lonnie Donegan; Josh White

1930

You Got To Move (aka You Gotta Move)

Blues

McDowell, F., & Davis, G.; REC: Mississippi Fred McDowell; Rev. Gary Davis; The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama; The Rolling Stones; Aerosmith; Richard Hell & The Voidoids; The Radiators; Cassandra Wilson; Lorette Velvette; Jo Ann Kelly; Louisiana Red

       
 BLUES, 1940 - 1949 (31 Songs)

1940

After Hours

Blues

Hawkins, E., & Parrish, A.; REC: Erskine Hawkins; Roy Buchanan; Muddy Waters; Woody Herman; Jimmy Smith

1945

Ain't That Just Like A Woman

Blues

Moore, F., & Demetrius, C.; REC: Louis Jordan; B. B. King; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown; Jimmy Smith; Chuck Berry; Ronnie Hawkins; Frankie Laine; Fats Domino; Alice Cooper; Robert Palmer

1949

All Night Long

Blues

Otis, Johnny; REC: Johnny Otis

1948

Boogie Chillen

Blues

Hooker, John Lee; REC: John Lee Hooker; Buddy Guy

1941

Catfish Blues (aka Rollin' Stone or Rolling Stone)

Blues

Petway, Robert; REC: Robert Petway; Muddy Waters; Jimi Hendrix; Mose Alison

1945

Choo Choo Ch'Boogie

Blues

Horton, V., Darling, D., & Gabler, M.; REC: Louis Jordan; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1945

Driftin' Blues

Blues

Brown, C., Williams, E., & Johnny Moore's Three Blazers; REC: Charles Brown & Johnny Moore's Three Blazers

1948

Drivin' Wheel

Blues

Sykes, Roosevelt; REC: Roosevelt Sykes; Butterfield Blues Band; Johnny Winter; Junior Parker

1948

Every Day I Have The Blues (aka Nobody Loves Me)

Blues

Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); REC: Memphis Slim; B. B. King; Joe Williams; Count Basie; Elmore James; Charles Brown; Buddy Guy

1940

Fine And Mellow

Blues

Holiday, Billie; REC: Billie Holiday; Alberta Hunter; Ella Fitzgerald; Diana Ross; Carmen McRae; Peggy Lee; Cleo Laine; Champion Jack Dupree

1940

Fixin' To Die Blues

Blues

White, Bukka; REC: Bukka White

1941

Goin' Down Slow

Blues

Oden, St. Louis Jimmy; REC: St. Louis Jimmy Oden; Long John Baldry; Howlin' Wolf; Junior Wells; Otis Spann; Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

1946

Hoodoo Hoodoo (aka Hoodoo Man Blues)

Blues

Williamson, Sonny Boy (The Original); REC: Sonny Boy Williamson (The Original); Buddy Guy; Junior Wells; Ralph Willis

1948

I Can't Be Satisfied

Blues

Waters, Muddy; REC: Muddy Waters; The Rolling Stones; John Hammond, Jr., Buddy Guy

1940

It Hurts Me Too

Blues

Tampa Red; REC: Tampa Red; Big Bill Broonzy; Elmore James; Bob Dylan; The Rolling Stones; The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

1941

Key To The Highway

Blues

Broonzy, B. B., & Segar, C.; REC: Big Bill Broonzy; Eric Clapton; Jimmy Witherspoon; Little Walter; Charlie Musselwhite; Dinah Washington; Junior Wells; Brownie McGhee; Freddie King

1946

Lady Sings The Blues

Blues

Nichols, H., & Holiday, B.; REC: Billie Holiday; Herbie Nichols; Ella Fitzgerald; Diana Ross; Stan Getz; Archie Shepp

1949

Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Blues

Byrd, Henry (Professor Longhair); REC: Professor Longhair; Fats Domino

1941

Me And My Chauffeur Blues

Blues

Memphis Minnie; REC: Memphis Minnie; Lucinda Williams; Sue Foley; Mabel Robinson; Maria Muldaur

1941

Mean Old World

Blues

Walker, T-Bone; REC: T-Bone Walker; Ike & Tina Turner; Little Walter

1942

Mean Talkin' Blues

Blues

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1947

Messin' Around With The Blues

Blues

Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); REC: Memphis Slim

1948

Okie Dokie Stomp

Blues

Davis, Pluma; REC: Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown; Cornell Dupree; Johnny Dyer; Roy Gaines; Hollywood Fats

1940

Parchman Farm Blues

Blues

White, Bukka; REC: Bukka White; Jeff Buckley; The Wilde Flowers

1947

Rockin' The House

Blues

Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); REC: Memphis Slim; Champion Jack Dupree; Stefan Diestelmann

1940

Step It Up And Go

Blues

Fuller, Blind Boy; REC: Blind Boy Fuller; Doc Watson; One Too Many; Black Cats & The Kitten

1947

Stormy Monday Blues

Blues

Walker, T-Bone; REC: T-Bone Walker; Albert King; Buddy Guy; Manfred Mann; Roy Gaines; Bobby "Blue Bland"; Count Basie; Long John Baldry; Jimmy Witherspoon

1940

T-Bone Blues

Blues

Walker, T., & Hite, L.; REC: T-Bone Walker; Louis Jordan; Big Al Dupree

1946

That's All Right, Mama

Blues

Crudup, Arthur; REC: Arthur Crudup; Elvis Presley

1947

Trouble Blues

Blues

Brown, Charles; REC: Charles Brown; Lowell Fulson; Big Joe Turner; Sam Cooke; John Lee Hooker; Luther Johnson; Fats Domino

1941

Worried Life Blues

Blues

Merriweather, Big Maceo; REC: Big Maceo Merriweather; Big Bill Broonzy; Junior Wells; Chuck Berry; The Animals; Ray Charles; Johnny Shines

       
 BLUES, 1950 - 1959 (40 Songs)

1957

All Your Love

Blues

Maghett, "Magic" Sam; REC Magic Sam

1957

All Your Love (I Miss Loving)

Blues

Rush, Otis; REC: Otis Rush; Stevie Ray Vaughan; Albert King; Steve Miller Band; Rick Derringer; Al Jones; Melvin Taylor & The Slack Band

1951

Baby What You Want Me To Do

Blues

Reed, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Reed; Etta James

1951

Black Night

Blues

Brown, C., & Robinson, J. M.; REC: Charles Brown; Bobby "Blue" Bland; Muddy Waters

1959

Boom, Boom, Out Goes The Lights

Blues

Lewis, Stan; REC: Little Walter

1951

Born Under A Bad Sign

Blues

Jones, B. T., & Bell, W.; REC: Albert King; Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Cream; Booker T. & The MGs

1953

Evil

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Howlin' Wolf; Muddy Waters; Canned Heat; Koko Taylor; Derek & The Dominos; Monster Magnet; Duffy Bishop; The Jeff Healey Band; John Hammond, Jr.

1955

Flip, Flop And Fly

Blues

Calhoun, C., & Turner, L. W.; REC: Big Joe Turner; Joe Turner (not to be confused with Big Joe Turner)

1957

Further On Up The Road (aka Farther Up The Road)

Blues

Robey, D., & Medwick, J.; REC: Bobby "Blue" Bland; The Band; Magic Sam; Eric Clapton; James Brown; T-Bone Walker

1956

Got My Mojo Working

Blues

Foster, Preston; REC: Muddy Waters; Professor Longhair; Buddy Guy; Jimmy Smith; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1950

Hard Luck Blues

Blues

Brown, Roy; REC: Roy Brown; Little Milton

1957

Honest I Do

Blues

Reed, J., & Abner, E.; REC: Jimmy Reed

1951

Honey Bee

Blues

Waters, Muddy; REC: Muddy Waters; Luther Johnson; Willy Smith; Terry Robb; Tom Ball; Roger Wilson; Eric Culberson; Buster Benton

1953

Hoochie Coochie Man

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Muddy Waters; Buddy Guy; Willie Dixton

1956

I Can't Quit You Baby

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Otis Rush; Led Zeppelin; John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers; Little Milton; John Lee Hooker; Willie Dixon

1954

I Just Want To Make Love To You

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Muddy Waters; Etta James; Foghat

1953

I Wish You Would

Blues

Arnold, Billy Boy; REC: Billy Boy Arnold; The Yardbirds; John Hammond, Jr.; Canned Heat; Hot Tuna; David Bowie;

1957

I'm A King Bee

Blues

Harpo, Slim; REC: Slim Harpo; The Rolling Stones; Muddy Waters

1955

I'm A Man (aka Mannish Boy)

Blues

Diddley, B., Waters, M., & London, M.; REC: Bo Diddley; Muddy Waters; The Rolling Stones; The Yardbirds; The Who

1954

I'm Ready

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Willie Dixon; Muddy Waters

1952

Juke

Blues

Jacobs, Walter; REC: Little Walter & His Night Cats; James Cotton; Charlie McCoy; Charlie Musselwhite; George Harmonica Smith

1950

Long Distance Call

Blues

Waters, Muddy; REC: Muddy Waters

1953

My Babe

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Willie Dixon; Little Walter; Mississippi Fred McDowell

1953

Mystery Train

Blues

Parker, Junior; REC: Junior Parker; Elvis Presley

1953

One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer (aka One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer)

Blues

Toombs, Rudy; REC: Amos Milburn; John Lee Hooker; George Thorogood & The Destroyers

1957

Parchman Farm

Blues

Allison, Mose; REC: Mose Allison; John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers; Johnny Winter; Hot Tuna; Cactus; The Blues Project

1953

Reconsider Baby

Blues

Fulson, Lowell; REC: Lowell Fulson; Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton; Ike & Tina Turner

1950

Rollin' And Tumblin'

Blues

Waters, Muddy; REC: Muddy Waters; Elmore James; Cream; Big Joe Williams; Junior Wells; Johnny Winter; Canned Heat; Johnny Shines

1956

Seventh Son

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Willie Dixon; Johnny Rivers; Mose Allison

1954

Shake, Rattle, And Roll

Blues

Calhoun, Charles; REC: Big Joe Turner; Bill Haley & His Comets; Joe Turner (not to be confused with Big Joe Turner)

1959

Sky Is Crying, The

Blues

James, Elmore; REC: Elmore James; George Thorogood & The Destroyers

1956

Smoke Stack Lightning

Blues

Howlin' Wolf; REC: Howlin' Wolf; Quicksilver Messenger Service; Mississippi Fred McDowell; The Yardbirds

1956

Sweet Little Angel

Blues

King, B. B., & Taub, J.; REC: B. B. King; Etta James; Big Mama Thornton

1958

Texas Flood

Blues

Davis, L. C., & Scott, J. W.; REC: Larry Davis; Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble; Willie Nelson featuring Kenny Wayne Shepherd; Buddy Guy

1953

Things I Used To Do, The

Blues

Guitar Slim (Eddie Jones): REC: Guitar Slim; Chuck Berry; Elvin Bishop; Stevie Ray Vaughan; Muddy Waters; Albert Collins; Buddy Guy

1951

Thrill Is Gone, The

Blues

Hawkins, R., & Darnell, R.; REC: B. B. King

1953

Tipitina

Blues

Byrd, Henry (Professor Longhair); REC: Professor Longhair

1951

Train Kept A-Rollin', The

Blues

Bradshaw, T., Kay, H., & Mann, L.; REC: Tiny Bradshaw; Johnny Burnette; The Yardbirds; Aerosmith; Motorhead; Fats Domino; Led Zeppelin

1958

Trouble

Blues

Leiber, J., & Stoller, M.; REC: Elvis Presley; Suzi Quatro

1957

Young Man's Blues

Blues

Allison, M., & Mae, A.; REC: Mose Allison; The Who; Lord High Fixers; Motorpsycho; Chris Spedding; Pat Travers

       
 BLUES, 1960 - 1969 (50 Songs)

1967

As The Years Go Passing By

Blues

Malone, Deadric; REC: Albert King; Gary Moore; Santana; The Jeff Healey Band; Magic Sam; John Lee Hooker

1965

Baby, Scratch My Back

Blues

Harpo, Slim; REC: Slim Harpo; Booker T & the MGs; The Yardbirds

1960

Back At The Chicken Shack

Blues

Smith, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Smith; Les McCann; Quincy Jones; Stanley Turrentine; Muddy Waters; Phish; Joey DeFrancesco; Jamey Aebersold; Mel Brown

1961

Back Door Man

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Willie Dixon; Howlin' Wolf; The Doors

1961

Ball And Chain

Blues

Thornton, Big Mama; REC: Janis Joplin (Big Brother & the Holding Company); Big Mama Thornton

1963

Ballad Of Hollis Brown, The

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan

1960

Be Careful With A Fool

Blues

King, B. B., & Josea, J.; REC: B. B. King; Johnny Winter

1960

Big Boss Man

Blues

Dixon, L, & Smith, A.; REC: Jimmy Reed; Elvis Presley

1968

Black Magic Woman

Blues

Green, Peter; REC: Santana; Dennis Brown; Fleetwood Mac

1962

Boom Boom

Blues

Hooker, John Lee; REC: John Lee Hooker; The Animals

1965

Born In Chicago

Blues

Gravenites, Nick; REC: Paul Butterfield Blues Band; James Cotton

1969

Born On The Bayou

Blues

Fogerty, John; REC: Creedence Clearwater Revival; Little Richard; Crowded House; Etta James

1961

Bright Lights, Big City

Blues

Reed, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Reed; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson; The Animals; Sonny James

1966

Built For Comfort

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Howlin' Wolf; Willie Dixon; Taj Mahal; Canned Heat

1969

China Pig

Blues

Van Vliet, Don; REC: Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band

1967

Crosscut Saw

Blues

Ford, R. G.; REC: Albert King; John Hammond, Jr.; Otis Rush; Leslie West; Preston Shannon; R. L. Burnside; Stevie Ray Vaughan

1968

Cyprus Avenue

Blues

Morrison, Van; REC: Van Morrison

1964

Frosty

Blues

Collins, Albert; REC: Albert Collins; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown; Mitch Woods

1969

Going Up The Country

Blues

Wilson, Alan; REC: Canned Heat; Duane Allman

1961

Got Love If You Want It

Blues

Harpo, Slim; REC: Slim Harpo; The Yardbirds; The Kinks; Johnny Winter; John Hammond, Jr.

1961

Hide Away

Blues

Thompson, S., & King, F.; REC: Freddie King; King Curtis; Lonnie Brooks; Eric Clapton; Buddy Guy; The Jeff Healey Band; John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers; Booker T. & The MG's; David Honeyboy Edwards; The Ventures

1965

Highway 61 Revisited

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan

1962

Hi-Heel Sneakers

Blues

Higgenbotham, Robert (aka Tommy Tucker); REC: Buddy Guy; Jimmy Smith; John Lee Hooker; Elvis Presley

1960

I Ain't Superstitious

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Willie Dixon; Jeff Beck; Howlin' Wolf

1960

I Pity The Fool

Blues

Malone, Deadric; REC: Bobby "Blue" Bland; Ann Peebles; B. B. King; Robert Cray

1968

I'd Rather Go Blind

Blues

Foster, B., & Jordan, E.; REC: Etta James; Koko Taylor; B. B. King; The Faces; Fleetwood Mac; Clarence Carter; Long John Baldry; Ruby Turner; Chicken Shack; Earl Thomas

1968

I'm Going Home

Blues

Lee, Alvin; REC: Ten Years After

1961

I'm Tore Down

Blues

Thompson, Sonny; REC: Freddie King; Eric Clapton; John Mayall

1965

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan; Grateful Dead; Phoebe Snow

1964

Killing Floor

Blues

Howlin' Wolf; REC: Howlin' Wolf

1966

Leopardskin Pillbox Hat

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan

1961

Little Red Rooster

Blues

Dixon, W., & Wolf, H.; REC: Willie Dixion; Howlin' Wolf; The Rolling Stones

1960

Messin' With The Kid

Blues

London, Mel; REC: Junior Wells; Buddy Guy; Rory Gallagher

1968

On The Road Again

Blues

Wilson, A., & Jones, F.; REC: Canned Heat; Pete Townshend

1963

Part Time Love

Blues

Hammond, Clay; REC: Little Johnny Taylor; Ann Peebles; Johnny Taylor (not to be confused with Little Johnny Taylor); Isaac Hayes; James Cotton

1967

Personal Manager

Blues

King, A., & Porter, D.; REC: Albert King

1966

Pledging My Time

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan; Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson; Greg Brown

1966

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan

1967

Red House

Blues

Hendrix, Jimi; REC: Jimi Hendrix Experience; Buddy Guy; John Lee Hooker; Johnny Winter

1963

Shake Your Moneymaker

Blues

James, Elmore; REC: Elmore James; Paul Butterfield Blues Band; Fleetwood Mac; George Thorogood & The Destroyers

1968

Slim Slow Slider

Blues

Morrison, Van; REC: Van Morrison

1960

Spoonful

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Howlin' Wolf; Cream; Willie Dixon

1968

Steppin' Stone

Blues

Steve Miller Band; REC: Steve Miller Band

1962

Stone Crazy

Blues

Guy, Buddy; REC: Buddy Guy; Rod Stewart; Tommy Castro; Solid Senders

1962

Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan

1963

Talking World War III Blues

Blues

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan

1964

Turn On Your Love Light

Blues

Malone, D., & Scott, J. W.; REC: Bobby "Blue" Bland; Long John Baldry; Them; James Cotton; The Grateful Dead; Tom Jones; Jerry Lee Lewis; Gregg Allman; Delbert McClinton; Solomon Burke

1960

Wang Dang Doodle

Blues

Dixon, Willie; REC: Koko Taylor; Howlin' Wolf; The Pointer Sisters

1965

We're Gonna Make It

Blues

Barge, G., Davis, B., Miner, R., & Smith, C.; REC: Little Milton; B. B. King; Brook Benton; Alex Chilton; Taj Mahal

1962

You Shook Me

Blues

Dixon, W., & Lenoir, J. B.; REC: Led Zeppelin; Muddy Waters

       
 BLUES, 1970 - 1979 (10 Songs)

1971

Give Me Back My Wig

Blues

Taylor, Hound Dog; REC: Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers; Stevie Ray Vaughan

1978

Ice Pick

Blues

Collins, Albert; REC: Albert Collins

1977

It Was Rainin'

Blues

Winter, Johnny; REC: Johnny Winter

1970

Man Of Many Words, A

Blues

Guy, Buddy; REC: Buddy Guy & Junior Wells; Papa Mali & The Instagators; Joe Bonamassa; James Solberg

1978

Master Charge

Blues

Collins, Gwen; REC: Albert Collins; Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials; Mick Martin & The Blues Rockers

1976

Please Don't

Blues

Reed, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Reed

1979

She's Tuff

Blues

McCain, Jerry "Boogie"; REC: The Fabulous Thunderbirds

1974

Texas Flyer

Blues

King, F., Davies, R., Ferrone, S., Harper, D., Tench, B., & Vernon, M.; REC: Freddie King; Joanna Connor; Lucille

1973

Ukulele Blues

Blues

Mull, Martin; REC: Martin Mull

1979

Wait On Time

Blues

Wilson, Kim; REC: The Fabulous Thunderbirds; Steve Hill

       
 BLUES, 1980 - 1989 (18 Songs)

1982

Bad To The Bone

Blues

Thorogood, George; REC: George Thorogood & The Destroyers

1985

Bring Your Fine Self Home

Blues

Collins, A., Cray, R., & Copeland, J.; REC: Albert Collins, Robert Cray, & Johnny Copeland; Magic Slim; Ana Popovic

1982

Down Home Blues

Blues

Jackson, George; REC: Z. Z. Hill; Big Joe Turner; Etta James; James Cotton

1981

Down On Bended Knee

Blues

Copeland, J., & Booth, C.; REC: Johnny Copeland

1983

Excuses

Blues

Copeland, Johnny; REC: Johnny Copeland

1983

Gin Soaked Boy

Blues

Waits, Tom; REC: Tom Waits

1985

Gun Street Girl

Blues

Waits, Tom; REC: Tom Waits

1989

House Is Rockin', The

Blues

Vaughan, S. R., & Bramhall, D.; REC: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

1984

If Trouble Was Money

Blues

Collins, Albert; REC: Albert Collins; Jimi Smith

1985

Lion's Den

Blues

Copeland, Johnny; REC: Albert Collins, Robert Cray, & Johnny Copeland

1986

Nothin' But A Woman

Blues

Cray, R., Boe, P., Bromberg, B., Cousins, R., & Olson, D.; REC: Robert Cray; Gary Stewart

1983

Phone Booth

Blues

Cray, R., Cousins, R., Vannice, M., & Walker, D.; REC: The Robert Cray Band; Albert King

1983

Pride And Joy

Blues

Vaughan, Stevie Ray; REC: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

1981

She's Out There Somewhere

Blues

Guy, Buddy; REC: Buddy Guy; Tab Benoit; Water Trout Band

1986

Smoking Gun

Blues

Cray, R., Amy, D., & Cousins, R.; REC: Robert Cray

1982

Tear Drops

Blues

Davis, Larry; REC: Larry Davis

1988

Too Bad

Blues

Clapton, Eric; REC: Eric Clapton; Pinetop Perkins; Bob Margolin

1987

Way Down In The Hole

Blues

Waits, Tom; REC: Tom Waits

       
 BLUES, 1990 - 1999 (17 Songs)

1995

Big City Blues

Blues

Foley, Sue; REC: Sue Foley

1994

Big City Woman

Blues

Winter, Edgar; REC: Edgar Winter

1997

Burn In Hell

Blues

Kimbrough, Junior; REC: Junior Kimbrough; Ponys

1992

Circumstances

Blues

Copeland, Johnny; REC: Johnny Copeland

1991

Damn Right, I've Got The Blues

Blues

Guy, Buddy; REC: Buddy Guy; Les Wilson

1992

Done Got Old

Blues

Kimbrough, Junior; REC: Junior Kimbrough; Buddy Guy; Robert Belfour; Heartless Bastards

1999

Get Behind The Mule

Blues

Waits, T., & Brennan, K.; REC: Tom Waits

1995

Give Me One Reason

Blues

Chapman, Tracy; REC: Tracy Chapman

1992

Goin' Out West, Pts. 1 & 2

Blues

Davis, Larry; REC: Larry Davis

1992

Gone Blind

Blues

Foley, Sue; REC: Sue Foley

1995

Just Like Putty

Blues

Vaughan, J., & Ray, P.; REC: Jimmie Vaughan

1992

Miss Cocaine

Blues

Staples, Roebuck "Pop"; REC: Pops Staples

1995

Six Strings Down

Blues

Neville, A., Neville, C., Smith, K., Vaughan, J., & Kolb, E.; REC: Jimmie Vaughan; Eric Clapton

1992

Stay All Night

Blues

Kimbrough, Junior; REC: Junior Kimbrough; Buddy Guy

1998

Talk About The Blues

Blues

Spencer, Jon; REC: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

1990

Too Late

Blues

Brown, Charles; REC: Charles Brown

1992

Work Me Baby

Blues

Kimbrough, Junior; REC: Junior Kimbrough; Robert Johnston

 

 

 

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