Best Of The 90s

Tracks: 15, total time: 63:24, year: 2019, genre: Electric Blues

S/N Time Song Title
1. 3:41 The Killingest Place
2. 4:00 Bear With Me
3. 4:42 Talking With The Blues
4. 3:48 Blue Eyed Blues
5. 5:15 Pack My Bag
6. 4:36 Backseat Blues
7. 3:31 Produce Row
8. 3:40 Celebration
9. 3:43 Limousine
10. 5:26 One Horse Town
11. 4:41 Journey
12. 4:12 She Moves Me
13. 3:52 My Own Time
14. 4:05 Down In The Bottom
15. 4:16 Roll Again

The Best Of Guitar Shorty : The Long And Short Of It

Tracks: 14, total time: 68:02, year: 2006, genre: Electric Blues

S/N Time Song Title
1. 3:06 Go Wild!
2. 5:36 You Better Get Wise To Yourself
3. 4:09 I Want To Report A Crime
4. 5:44 Hard To Stay Above The Ground
5. 5:20 Hard Life
6. 4:18 I’m So Glad I Met You
7. 4:31 Maybe She’ll Miss Me
8. 3:47 I’m The Clean Up Man
9. 3:54 The Bottom Line
10. 6:06 No Educated Woman
11. 7:07 I Wonder Who’s Sleeping In My Bed
12. 3:26 Red Hot Mama
13. 3:57 Mean Husband Blues
14. 7:05 Hey Joe

Shake Your Moneymaker: The Best of the Fire Sessions

Tracks: 16, total time: 46:49, year: 2001, genre: Electric Blues

Elmore James [Elmore Brooks] (1918/1963): vocals, guitar
Recorded 1959-11/1961.Q3.
Recordings produced by Bobby Robinson.
Compilation produced by Rob Santos and John Broven.
Mastered by Elliott Federman at SAJE Sound, New York US-NY.
CD: Buddha Records 99781 (2001-03-20), UPC 744659978128.

S/N Time Song Title
1. 2:36 Shake Your Moneymaker [1961]
(Elmore James)
Recorded at J&M Studio, New Orleans US-LA, ca. Summer 1961; Fire single 504.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Johnny “Big Moose: Walker: piano
prob. Sammy Lee Bully: bass
King Mose: drums
2. 2:29 Look on Yonder Wall [1961]
(Elmore James)
Recorded at J&M Studio, New Orleans US-LA, ca. 1961.Q3; Fire single 504.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Johnny “Big Moose: Walker: piano
prob. Sammy Lee Bully: bass
King Mose:drums
3. 2:50 The Sky Is Crying [1959]
(Elmore James/Morgan Robinson/Clarence Lewis)
Recorded ChicagoUS-IL, 1959-11; Fire single 1016 [R&B #15; 1960-05-02].
ElmoreJames: vocal, guitar
J.T. Brown, unknown: tenor sax
Johnny Jones: piano
Homesick James: bass
Odie Payne: drums
4. 2:36 Rollin’ and Tumblin’ [1960]
(McKinley Morganfield/Morgan Robinson)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, early 1960; Fire single 1024.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
prob. Jimmy Spruill: guitar
unknown: sax
Homesick James: bass
poss. Belton Evans: drums
5. 2:53 Held My Baby Last Night [1959]
(Elmore James)
Recorded Chicago US-IL, 1959-11; Fire single 1016.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
J.T. Brown, unknown: tenor sax
Johnny Jones: piano
Homesick James: bass
Odie Payne: drums
6. 2:48 I’m Worried [1960]
(Elmore James/Morgan Robinson/Clarence Lewis)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, early 1960; Fire single 1024.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
prob. Jimmy Spruill: guitar
unknown: sax
Homesick James: bass
poss. Belton Evans: drums
7. 2:23 Done Somebody Wrong [1960]
(Elmore James/Morgan Robinson/Clarence Lewis)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, early 1960; Fire single 1031.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
prob. Jimmy Spruill: guitar
unknown: sax
Homesick James: bass
poss. Belton Evans: drums
8. 2:37 Fine Little Mama [1960]
(Elmore James)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, early 1960; Fire single 1031.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
prob. Jimmy Spruill: guitar
unknown: sax
Homesick James: bass
poss.Belton Evans: drums
9. 3:02 Anna Lee [1960/1961]
(Elmore James)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, ca.late 1960 or early 1961; Fire single 1503.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Danny Moore: trumpet
unknown: tenor sax
Paul Williams: baritone sax
Riff Ruffin: guitar
Johnny Acey: piano
unknown: bass
Johnny Williams: drums
10. 3:17 Stranger Blues [1960/1961]
(Elmore James/Morgan Robinson/Clarence Lewis)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, ca. late 1960 or early 1961; Bell single 719 (later rel. of Fire single 1503, whose master tape is lost).
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Danny Moore: trumpet
unknown: tenor sax
Paul Williams: baritone sax
Riff Ruffin: guitar
Johnny Acey: piano
unknown: bass
Johnny Williams: drums
11. 5:04 Something Inside Me [1960]
(Elmore James/James Sehorn)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, early 1960; Fire single 5001.
Elmore James: vocal,guitar
prob. Jimmy Spruill: guitar
unknown: sax
Homesick James: bass
poss. Belton Evans: drums
12. 2:50 Early One Morning [1960]
(Elmore James/James Sehorn)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, early 1960; Sphere Sound LP 7008.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
prob. Jimmy Spruill: guitar
unknown: sax
HomesickJames: bass
poss. Belton Evans: drums
13. 2:23 Sunnyland [1961]
(Elmore James/Joe Josea)
Recorded at J&M Studio, New Orleans US-LA, ca. Summer 1961; Trip LP8007.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Johnny “Big Moose: Walker: piano
prob. Sammy Lee Bully: bass
King Mose: drums
14. 3:02 Standing at the Crossroads [1960/1961]
(Robert Johnson/Elmore James/Joe Josea)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, ca. late 1960 or early 1961; Sphere Sound LP 7002.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Danny Moore: trumpet
unknown: tenor sax
Paul Williams: baritone sax
Riff Ruffin: guitar
Johnny Acey: piano
unknown: bass
Johnny Williams: drums
15. 3:07 My Bleeding Heart [1960/1961]
(Elmore James/James Sehorn)
Recorded at Beltone Studios, New York US-NY, ca. late 1960 or early 1961; Sphere Sound LP 7002.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
Danny Moore: trumpet
unknown: tenor sax
Paul Williams: baritone sax
Riff Ruffin: guitar
Johnny Acey: piano
unknown: bass
Johnny Williams: drums
16. 2:54 Dust My Broom [1959]
(Robert Johnson/Elmore James)
Recorded Chicago US-IL, 1959-11;Fire LP 102.
Elmore James: vocal, guitar
J.T. Brown, unknown: tenor sax
Johnny Jones: piano
Homesick James: bass
Odie Payne: drums

The Best

Tracks: 10, total time: 47:33, year: 2006, genre: Rockin’ Blues, Electric Blues

S/N Time Song Title
1. 5:49 Two Jobs
2. 5:20 Cold-Hearted Woman
3. 3:18 She Found Another Man
4. 9:03 Elevator To Heaven
5. 3:54 Wine Cooler
6. 5:40 Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees
7. 3:43 It’s a Shame
8. 4:48 24 Hours a Day
9. 3:42 That Ain’t Right
10. 2:16 Cotton Pickin’ Blues

Chess Blues Guitar: Two Decades of Killer Fretwork, 1949-1969 [disc 2]

Tracks: 22, total time: 65:30, year: 1998, genre: Electric Blues

2CD: MCA/Chess CHD2-9393 (1998-01-13), UPC 076732939321, BMG D221728.

S/N Time Song Title
1. 2:49 Muddy Waters / Walking thru the Park
2. 2:28 Eddie Burns / Treat Me like I Treat You
3. 2:47 Lafayette Thomas / Claim on You
4. 2:52 Jimmy Rogers / Rock This House
5. 2:28 Otis Rush / I’m Satisfied
6. 2:09 Chuck Berry / I Still Got the Blues
7. 3:12 Buddy Guy / Broken Hearted Blues
8. 2:19 Elmore James / Talk to Me Baby (I Can’t Hold Out)
9. 1:54 Bo Diddley / My Babe
10. 2:58 Albert King / Won’t Be Hanging Around
11. 4:37 Bo Diddley / I Can Tell
12. 2:25 Howlin’ Wolf / Hidden Charms
13. 2:42 Buddy Guy / Buddy’s Boogie
14. 2:20 Little Milton / What Kind of Love Is This?
15. 3:07 Robert Nighthawk / Someday
16. 2:54 Howlin’ Wolf / Killing Floor
17. 3:28 Buddy Guy / Leave My Girl Alone
18. 3:15 Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown / Cross My Heart
19. 3:14 Hound Dog Taylor / Watch Out
20. 2:20 Lonnie Brooks / One Sunny Day
21. 6:44 Little Milton / I Can’t Quit You Baby
22. 2:35 Johnny Littlejohn / She’s Too Much

You Asked For It

Tracks: 13, total time: 51:43, year: 1993, genre: Electric Blues

S/N Time Song Title
1. 5:00 driving alone
2. 4:34 time & time before
3. 2:58 stoop down baby
4. 3:00 boom boom boom
5. 2:36 gypsy blues man
6. 4:25 who’s been talking
7. 3:11 I was cool
8. 4:33 one more for the road
9. 3:55 biker blues
10. 6:13 I wonder who
11. 3:47 baby please don’t go
12. 4:49 hey joe
13. 2:45 Mr banker