US LP: Lowell Fulson – Hung down head



Track listing:

That’s All Right | I Still Love You Baby | Reconsider Baby | I Want To Know | Low Society | Check Yourself | It’s Your Own Fault | Do Me Right | Trouble, Trouble | Hung Down Head | Tollin’ Bells

US No. LP-408. Reissued on CH-9325.

Johnny Guitar Watson


Johnny Guitar Watson | American Blues Scene | tc637

Blues, soul, funk musician and singer-songwriter John Watson Jr. (Johnny “Guitar” Watson) was born in Houston, Texas, on February 3, 1935 and died in Yokohama, Japan on May 17, 1996. He is associated with T-Bone Walker and his successful recording career spanned forty years. In his early career he toured with Little Richard and Larry Williams, which may explain his flamboyant style.

LP: Various Artists – The Blues Vol 4



Track Listing:

Memphis Slim – Guess I’m a fool | John Lee Hooker – Leave my wife alone | Willie Mabon – I don’t know | Eddie Boyd – Third degree | Billy Stewart – Billy’s Blues Part 2 | Little Walter – Last night | Lowell Fulsom – Trouble trouble | Little Walter – Boom boom | T V Slim – Flat foot Sam | Muddy Waters – She’s 19 years old | Larry Williams – My baby’s got soul | Betty James – I’m a little mixed up

Released on Chess CRL 4003. US No. Argo LP-4042.

Updated: Clarence Samuels

The post on Clarence Samuels has been updated.

Sarah McLawler


Sarah McLawler | Copyright control | tc498

Jazz and rhythm and blues pianist, organist and singer Sarah McLawler Kimes was born on August 9, 1926 and died on September 12, 2017.

Her professional career as a singer began in 1946 and she was closely associated with Billy Eckstine, Charlie Parker, Gene Ammons and the International Sweethearts of Rhythm.


Sarah McLawler | Uncredited | tc499

Eddie Chamblee


Eddie Chamblee | Be Bop Wino | tc492

Premium label recording artiste Edwin “Eddie” Leon Chamblee was born in Atlanta, Georgia on 24 February 1920 and died on 1 May 1999. He was nicknamed Eddie “Long Gone” Chamblee and was a tenor and alto saxophonist and occasional vocalist who moved to Chicago in his youth. He studied law at Chicago State University. From 1941 to 1946 he played in US Forces bands. He is closely associated with Lionel Hampton, Amos Millburn and Lowell Fulsom.

Terry Timmons


Terry Timmons | Collection of Robert Pruter/Clemson/Copyright control | tc489

Singer Teresa Walker (Terry Timmons) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 12, 1927 and died on 3 August 1970, aged 43.

She was discovered by Paul Gayten and became a singer with his band. She moved to Chicago and became a singer with Memphis Slim’s band The Houserockers.

Thanks to Marc for finding the video.