BILLY BOY ARNOLD





SINGLES

COOL 103 (78/45rpm) BILLY (BOY) ARNOLD WITH BOB CARTER'S ORCHESTRA    I Ain't Got No Money / Hello Stranger1953 US
VEE JAY VJ-146 (78/45rpm) BILLY BOY I Was Fooled / I Wish You Would6/1955 US 
VEE JAY VJ-171 (78/45rpm) BILLY BOY Don't Stay Out All Night / I Ain't Got You2/1956 US
VEE JAY VJ 192 BILLY BOY Here's My Picture / You've Got Me Wrong6/1956 US
VEE JAY VJ-238 BILLY BOY My Heart Is Crying / Kissing At Midnight4/1957 US
VEE JAY VJ-260 BILLY BOY Prisoner's Plea / Rockin' Initis1957 US
VIVID 109 BILLY BOY ARNOLD I Wish You Would / Prisoner's Plea1964 US
BLUESVILLE 45-827 BILLY BOY You're My Girl / School Time1964 US
SHAG ARCHIVE 109 BILLY BOY ARNOLD Yellow Rose From Texas / (reverse by Esther Phillips: Nobody But You)  (reissue)  19?? US
HALO 1005 (promo, red vinyl)  BILLY BOY ARNOLD Rockin It Is [sic] / (reverse by Van McCoy: Mister D.J.)  (reissue)19?? US




EP'S

TOP RANK ? (p/s)  FRANKIE LEE SIMS/BILLY BOY: CHICAGO BLUES
You've Got Me Wrong / Here's My Picture / (reverse by Frankie Lee Sims: Hey Little Girl / What Will Lucy Do?)  
1962? SPA 
RED LIGHTNIN' RL EP 0027 (p/s, 33 1/3 rpm)  BILLY BOY ARNOLD/LITTLE WALTER: SUPERHARPS 1967 TO 1977  
Catfish / Just A Dream / (+ Little Walter: Juke / Sad Hours)  
1979 UK
CHARLY CTD 117 (p/s) BILLY BOY ARNOLD
I Wish You Would / I Ain't Got You / Rockinitis
1980 UK 
RED LIGHTNIN' 120045 (12", 45rpm) V/A: IT'S GREAT TO BE RICH
It's Great To Be Rich (with Tony McPhee & the Groundhogs) / (+ 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)
1983 UK 




ALBUMS

PRESTIGE PRLP-7389/PRST-7389 MORE BLUES ON THE SOUTH SIDE  (LP)
School Time / Goin' By The River / You Don't Love Me No More / You're My Girl / Oh Baby / Evaleena / I Love Only You / Two Drinks Of Wine / I'll Forget About You / Billy Boy's Blues / You Better Cut That Out / Get Out Of Here / + cd bonus: Playing With The Blues
(recorded in Chicago on December 30, 1963 feat. Billy Boy Arnold:vcl/hca, Mighty Joe Young:gtr, Lafayette Leake:pno, Jerome Arnold:bs & Junior Blackmon:dms)
-- reissues: Prestige PR 7389, 1972 US/Bellaphon LP 40108, 197? GER/Ace CH 253, 1988 UK/Prestige-Original Blues Classics CD 562, 1993 --
1965 US
VOGUE LDM 30285 KINGS OF CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.3 - BILLY BOY ARNOLD SESSION  (LP)
Troubles / I'm Gonna Move / I Was Fooled / Blues On Blues / Hi-Heel Sneakers / Back Door Friend / Tomorrow Night / Billy Boy And Moose / Sinner's Prayer / Annie Lee
(recorded in Chicago, on March 7, 1970 with Johnny "Big Moose" Walker:pno, Louis Myers:gtr, Odell Campbell:bs, Chris Moss:dms + overdubbed lead guitar by Sammy Lawhorn)
-- reissue: "Sinner's Prayer", Red Lightnin' RL 0014, 1976 UK --
1975 FRA
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0014 SINNER'S PRAYER  (LP)
I Was Fooled / Hi-Heel Sneakers / Back Door Friend / Tomorrow Night / Annie Lee / Ooh Wee (=Troubles) / Blues In A Natural (=Blues On Blues) / I'm Gonna Move / Sinner's Prayer
(reissued Vogue LDM 30285 featuring Sammy Lawhorn:gtr overdubbed on "Tomorrow Night", "Annie Lee", "I Was Fooled" and "I'm Gonna Move")
1976 UK
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0024 CHECKIN' IT OUT  (LP)
Dirty Mother Fuyer [as "Dirty Mother Fucker" on Rockhouse version] / 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
(1977 recordings with Tony McPhee & the Groundhogs)
-- reissues: Rockhouse LP-8008, 1980 HOL/Smokestack Lightning SLS 0174, 1982 US --
1979 UK
BLUE PHOENIX 33.726 TEN MILLION DOLLARS  (LP)
Ten Million Dollars / I Wish You Would / Trust My Baby / My Babe / Just A Little Bit / Going Home / Yellow Roses From Texas (Just Love Won't Do) / Last Night / I Done Got over It / Sugar Mama
(1983 recordings feat. Jimmy Johnson:gtr, John Watkins:gtr, Saint James Bryant:pno, Larry Exum:bs, Fred Grady:dms)
-- reissue: Evidence ECD 26061, 1995 --
1984 FRA
ALLIGATOR AL 4717 JOHNNY JONES WITH BILLY BOY ARNOLD  (LP)
The Dirty Dozens / Hello, Baby / Sloppy Drunk * / Worried Life Blues / I Believe I'll Give It Up / Early In The Morning * / One Room Country Shack * / She Wants To Sell My Monkey / I Hear My Black Name Ringing * / Ouch! / Nine Below Zero / I Have Got To Go * / Love Her With A Feeling
(recorded live at the Fickle Pickle, Chicago, June 25, 1963 feat. Billy Boy Arnold:hca/vcl* & Johnny Jones:keys/vcl)
-- reissues: Alligator ALCD 4717, 1992 US/P-Vine PCD-23203, 2001 JPN --
1979 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD 4815 BACK WHERE I BELONG  (CD)
I Wish You Would / Move On Down The Road / Fine Young Girl / You Got Me Wrong / Fool For You / Wandering Eye / Shake Your Hips / Whiskey, Beer And Reefer / Prisoner's Plea / High Fashion Woman / Young And Evil / Shake The Boogie / Worried Life Blues / Streetwise Advisors
(recorded at Pacifica Studios, Culver City, CA, additional recording at Acme Studios, Chicago, IL, feat. Chris Faulk/Mike Flanagan/Rick Holmstrom/Zach Zunis:gtr, Lester Butler/Randy Chortkoff/Hook Herrera:hca, Andy Kaulkin/Rob Rio:pno, Willie Brinlee/Pete Cosey/Tom Leavey:bs, Jimi Bott/Lee Smith:dms)
1993 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD 4836 ELDORADO CADILLAC  (CD)
I Ain't Got You / Sunday Morning Blues / Don't Stay Out All Night / Lowdown Thing Or Two / Been Gone Too Long / Mama's Bitter Seed / Man Of Considerable Taste / How Long Can This Go On? / Too Many Old Flames / Slick Chick / It Should Have Been Me / Sunny Road / Loving Mother For You
(recorded at Chicago Trax, Chicago, IL., additional recording at Rax Trax, Chicago, IL, feat. "Steady Rollin'" Bob Margolin:gtr, James Wheeler:gtr, Carl "Sonny" Leyland:pno, Steve "Slash" Hunt:bs & Chuck Cotton:dms with David Zielinski:ten.sax on "How Long Can This Go On?", "Man Of Considerable Taste" and "It Should Have Been Me" + Tony Zamagni:org on "Too Many Old Flames")
1995 US
CATFISH 140 LIVE AT THE VENUE  (CD)
Night Before Last / It Ain't Right / Catfish / I Ain't Got You / Dirty Mother Fuyer / Prisoner's Plea / Mary Bernice / Trust My Baby / Ooh Wee / Riding The El / Me And Piney Brown / Shake The Boogie / I Wish You Would / Blues Before Sunrise
(recorded live feat. Martin Stone:gtr, Steve Darrington:pno, Alan Fish:bs, Wilgar Campbell:dms)
2000 UK
STONY PLAIN SPCD 1266 BOOGIE 'N' SHUFFLE  (CD)
Bad Luck Blues / Let's Work It Out / Just Got To Know / Greenville / Hello Stranger / Home In Your Heart / Blackjack / Boogie & Shuffle / Every Night, Every Day / Come Here Baby / Just Your Fool / Greenback / interview with Billy Boy Arnold
(recorded at Lakewest Studios, West Greenwich, RI, additional recording at Duke's Mood Room, Pawtucket, RI, feat. Duke Robillard:gtr, Matt McCabe:pno, Doug James:sax, "Sax" Gordon Beadle:sax, John Packer:bs, Jeffery McAllister:dms)
2001 CAN
ELECTRO-FI 3392 CONSOLIDATED MOJO  (CD)
I'm A Man / Me And Piney Brown / Here's My Picture / Sonny Boy's Jump / I Ain't Got You / If You Would Just Let Me Love You / I Hear My Name Ringing / I Wish You Would / She Fooled Me / You Got Me Wrong / My Heart Is Crying / Prisoner's Plea / Low Down Blues / Dirty Muther Fuyer
(recorded in San Francisco in 1992 feat. Rusty Zinn:gtr, Tom Mahon:pno, Mark Bohn:dms)
2005 CAN
HAL LEONARD HL.00320511 CHICAGO BLUES HARMONICA FEATURING BILLY BOY ARNOLD  (DVD)
(instructional DVD for harmonica, 57:30 minutes, including lesson booklet)
2006 US
ELECTRO-FI 3405 BILLY BOY (ARNOLD) SINGS SONNY BOY (JOHN LEE WILLIAMSON)  (CD)
$1,000 Dollar Bill / Love Me Baby / Mellow Chick Swing / New Jail House Blues / Around This Old Juke Tonight / Half-A-Pint / Polly Put The Kettle On / Decoration Day / Squeeze Me Tight / Black Gal Blues / Collector Man Blues / Rub-A-Dub / Good Morning Little Schoolgirl / Cut That Out / Sugar Mama / Tell Me Baby / Springtime Blues
2008 CAN
RAISIN MUSIC RM 1003 BILLY BOY ARNOLD, JOHN PRIMER, BILLY BRANCH & LURRIE BELL: CHICAGO BLUEs, A LIVING HISTORY  (2-CD)
My Little Machine (Billy Boy Arnold) / She's Love Crazy (Billy Boy Arnold) / Night Watchman Blues (Billy Boy Arnold) / Chicago Breakdown (instr., solos by Johnny Iguana) / Feel Like Going Home (John Primer) / I Believe (Lurrie Bell) / Moanin' At Midnight (John Primer) / Three O'Clock Blues (Mike Avery) / Memphis Slim USA (Billy Boy Arnold) / Hate To See You Go (Billy Branch) / Sugar Sweet (John Primer) / Can't Stand To See You Go (John Primer) / I Wish You Would (Billy Boy Arnold) / Your Imagination (John Primer) / My Love Will Never Die (Lurrie Bell) / Hoodoo Man Blues (Billy Branch) / Hooking It (instr., solos by Billy Flynn) / Out Of Bad Luck (Mike Avery) / One More Mile (Billy Branch) / The Healer (Carlos Johnson) / Damn Right, I've Got The Blues (Lurrie Bell/Carlos Johnson)
(feat. Billy Boy Arnold:vcl/hca, John Primer:vcl/Gtr, Billy Branch:vcl/hca, Lurrie Bell:vcl/gtr, Mike Avery:vcl, Carlos Johnson:vcl, Billy Flynn:gtr, Matthew Skoller:hca, Johnny Iguana:keys, Felton Crews:bs, Kenny Smith:dms)
2009 US
RAISIN MUSIC RM 1004 BILLY BOY ARNOLD, JOHN PRIMER, BILLY BRANCH & LURRIE BELL: CHICAGO BLUES, A LIVING HISTORY - THE (R)EVOLUTION CONTINUES  (2-CD)
He's A Jelly Roll Baker (Billy Boy Arnold) / I'll Be Up Again Someday (Billy Boy Arnold) / She Don't Love Me That Way (Billy Boy Arnold) / Canary Bird (John Primer) / Chicago Bound (John Primer) / Stockyard Blues (Lurrie Bell) / Diamonds At Your Feet (Lurrie Bell) / Rocket 88 (James Cotton & Billy Branch) / Reelin' And Rockin' (John Primer) / Mellow Down Easy - Bo Diddley Medley (Billy Branch) / First Time I Met The Blues (Buddy Guy) / Keep A-Driving (Magic Slim) / Easy Baby (Mike Avery) / Howlin' For My Baby (John Primer) / My Daily Wish (Billy Boy Arnold) / Yonder Wall (Billy Branch) / Be Careful How You Vote (Zora Young) / Somebody Loan Me A Dime (Carlos Johnson) / Got To Leave Chi-Town (Lurrie Bell) / Don't Take Advantage Of Me (Ronnie Baker Brooks) / Ain't Enough Coming In (Carlos Johnson) / Make These Blues Survive (Ronnie Baker Brooks) / The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named It Rock And Roll) (Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch & Lurrie Bell)
2011 US




COLLECTIONS

RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0012 BLOW THE BACK OFF IT  (LP)
I'm Sweet On You Baby (prev. unissued 3/1955 recording) / You Got To Love Me Baby (prev. unissued 3/1955 recording) / 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
1975 UK
CHARLY CRB 1016 CRYING AND PLEADING  (LP)
I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled / Don't Stay Out All Night / I Ain't Got You / Here's My Picture / You Got Me Wrong / My Heart Is Crying / Kissing At Midnight / Prisoner's Plea / No, No, No, No, No (prev. unissued 9/1957 recording) / Every Day, Every Night (prev. unissued 9/1957 recording) / Rockinitis
1981 UK
CHARLY CD BM 34 I WISH YOU WOULD - CHARLY BLUES MASTERWORKS, VOL.34  (CD)
Sweet On You Baby / You Got To Love Me / I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled / Don't Stay Out All Night / I Ain't Got You / Here's My Picture / You've Got Me Wrong / My Heart Is Crying / Kissing At Midnight / Prisoner's Plea / No, No, No, No, No / Everyday, Every Night / Rockinitis
1993 UK
TESTAMENT TCD 5018 GOIN' TO CHICAGO  (CD)
Left My Happy Home / Billy Boy's Jump / Cryin' And Pleadin' / Left My Happy Home (alt. take) / Baby Jane / Rock'n'Roll / Baby Left Me A Mule To Ride / Hello Baby / I Love Only You / Evalina / Come See Me Early In The Morning / Why Is Everybody Down On Me / Come See Me Early In The Moring (alt. take) / Somebody Help Me With These Blues (live)
(tracks 1-6 recorded in Chicago, June 1966 with Mighty Joe Young, Ted Mosley or Jody Williams:gtr, Jerome Arnold:bs, Clifton James or Reynolds Howard:dms; tracks 6-13 recorded in Chicago, September 8, 1966; track 14 recorded live in 1977; tracks 4-14 previously unissued)
1995 US
SEQUEL NEBCD 850 CHECKIN' IT OUT - THE 1977 LONDON SESSIONS  (CD)
Dirty Mother Fuyer / 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 / It's Great To Be Rich / Just A Dream / Catfish
(recorded in London with Tony McPhee & the Groundhogs)
1996 UK
CULTURE PRESS CD 1004 BLOWIN' THE BLUES AWAY  (CD)
Dirty Mother Fucker / Don't Stay Out All Night / 1-2-99 / Riding The El / Just Got To Know / I Wish You Would / Ah'w Baby / Sweet Miss Bea / Blue And Lonesome / Eldorado Cadillac / Mary Bernice / Christmas Time / She Fooled Me / Somebody Help Me With These Blues
(1970's recordings)
1998 US
CATFISH KATCD130 CATFISH  (CD)
Catfish / Tomorrow Night / Dirty Mother Fuyer / Annie Lee / 1-2-99 / Just Got To Know / She Fooled Me / Don't Stay Out All Night / Christmas Time / Ooh Wee / Eldorado Cadillac / Riding The El / Sinner's Prayer / It's Great To Be Rich / Mary Bernice / I Wish You Would / Just A Dream / Blue And Lonesome
(Note: The songs Tomorrow Night, Annie Lee, Ooh Wee (= Troubles) and Sinner's Prayer are from the Vogue LP "Kings Of Chicago Blues, Vol. 3", the rest are 1977 recordings with Tony McPhee & The Groundhogs)
1999 UK
MUSIC AVENUE 250167 BILLY BOY ARNOLD, TONY MCPHEE & THE GROUNDHOGS: DIRTY MOTHER  (CD)
Dirty Mother Fueyr / Don't Stay out All Night / 1-2-99 / Riding The El / Just Got To Know / Christmas Time / Wish You Would / Ah' W' Baby / Sweet Miss Bea / Blue And Lonesome / Eldorado Cadillac / Mary Bernice / It's Great To Be Rich / Just A Dream / Catfish
2007 BEL




COMPILATIONS

VEE-JAY LP-1020 V/A: THE BLUES  (LP)
I Wish You Would
1960 US
TOP RANK RLP 109 V/A: BLUESVILLE CHICAGO, VOL.1  (LP)
I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled / Don't Stay Out All Night Long / I Ain't Got You
-- reissue: "Bluesville Chicago", Vee-Jay VJS 1000, 196? --
1961 FRA
TESTAMENT T-2218 V/A: GOIN' TO CHICAGO  (LP)
Billy Boy Arnold Band: I Left My Happy Home / Billy Boy's Jump / Crying And Pleading
(recorded in Chicago, June 1966 with Mighty Joe Young:gtr, Ted Mosley:gtr, Jerome Arnold:bs & Clifton James:dms)
196? US
BUDDAH BDS 7511 V/A: ELECTRIC BLUES CHICAGO STYLE  (LP)
I Wish You Would / My Heart Is Crying / Prisoner's Plea
1970 US
VEE-JAY INTERNATIONAL VJS-2-1007 V/A: THE BLUES  (2-LP)
I Wish You Would
(reissue of Vee Jay LP-1020 and LP-1074)
1970 US
REDITA LP 108 V/A: CHICAGO ROCK  (LP)
Here's My Picture / I Wish You Would / You've Got Me Wrong
1974 HOL
VOGUE DP.37 V/A: A WORLD OF JAZZ - 25 GEANTS...DU BLUES  (2-LP)
I'm Gonna Move
1975 FRA
BIG BEAR BEAR 8 V/A: AMERICAN BLUES LEGENDS '75  (LP)
I Wish You Would / Sugar Mama
1976 UK
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0033 V/A: THE DEVIL'S MUSIC - FROM THE BBC TV SERIES  (2-LP)
Somebody Help Me / She Fooled Me
-- reissue: Indigo IGOTCD 2537, 2003 UK --
1976 UK
ROOTS TR 1005 V/A: RARE GEMS  (2-LP)
Billy Boy Arnold & "Little" Johnny Jones: I Hear My Black Name Ringing * / Billy Boy Arnold & "Little" Johnny Jones: Worried Life Blues / James Cotton & Billy Boy Arnold: Three Harp Boogie
(first 2 tracks recorded at the Fickle Pickle, Chicago, June 25, 1963, *= vcl by Billy Boy Arnold, the 3rd track recorded in Chicago, 1962/63)
-- UK edition: TK Records TKR 82539 --
1978 US
FLYRIGHT FLY 549 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES LIVE AT THE FIDDLE FICKLE  (LP)
Little Johnny Jones with Billy Boy Arnold (vcl/hca): My Little Machine / Going To The River
(recorded at the Fickle Pickle, Chicago, June 25, 1963)
1980 UK
CHARLY CRB 1089 V/A: VEE JAY BLUES  (LP)
I Ain't Got You
1985 UK
DCC DZS-026 V/A: THE REAL BLUES BROTHERS  (CD)
Rockinitis
1987 US
CHARLY CD 26 V/A: BLUES UPSIDE YOUR HEAD  (CD)
I Ain't Got You / I Wish You Would
1988 UK
ACE CH 250/CDCH 250 V/A: BLUESVILLE, VOL.2 - ELECTRIC BLUES  (LP/CD)
School Time / You Better Cut That Out (cd bonus)
1989 UK
MOTOWN MOTD-9067 V/A: HITS FROM THE LEGENDARY VEE JAY RECORDS  (CD)
I Wish You Would
19??
RHINO R2-71124 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.4 - HARMONICA CLASSICS  (CD)
I Was Fooled
1992 US
BEEHIVE CD 02 V/A: COOKIN' WITH THE BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold with Tony McPhee Band: Catfish / Billy Boy Arnold: Back Door Friend
1992 US
CHESS CHD 4-9340 V/A: CHESS BLUES  (4-CD)
You Got To Love Me
1992 US
ALLIGATOR AL/ALCD-109 V/A: GENUINE HOUSEROCKIN' MUSIC V  (LP/CD)
I Wish You Would
1993 US
VEE-JAY NVS2-3-400 V/A: THE VEE-JAY STORY : CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF CLASSIC HITS 1953-1993  (3-CD)
Rockin'itis
-- reissue: Rhino Handmade 7706, 2000 US --
1993 US
VEE-JAY NVD2-711 V/A: A TASTE OF THE BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
Don't Stay Out All Night / Rockinitis
1993 US
VEE-JAY NVD2-718 V/A: A TASTE OF THE BLUES, VOL.2  (CD)
Here's My Picture / Kissing At Midnight / Prisoner's Plea
1993 US
VEE-JAY NVX2-002 V/A: VEE-JAY CD SAMPLER, APRIL 1993-JULY 1993  (CD)
Rockinitis
1993 US
BULLSEYE BLUES CDBB 9530 V/A: RARE CHICAGO BLUES, 1962-68  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold & "Little" Johnny Jones: I Hear My Black Name Ringing / James Cotton & Billy Boy Arnold: Three Harp Boogie
(1st track recorded in Chicago, on June 25, 1963, 2nd track recorded 1962/63)
1993 US
CHARLY CD BM 32 V/A: BLOW BROTHER BLOW  (CD)
Kissing At Midnight
1993 UK
SUNJAY SJCD 600 V/A: CRAZY 'BOUT AN AUTOMOBILE  (CD)
Eldorado Cadillac
1994 SWE
CHARLY CD BM 103 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF CHARLY BLUES MASTERWORKS  (3-CD)
I Wish You Would
1994 UK
EMPORIO EMPRCD 525 V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
Sweet Miss Bea
1994 UK
BEEHIVE CD 11 V/A: COOKIN' WITH THE BLUES, VOL.2  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold with Tony McPhee Band: Don't Stay Out All Night
1994 US
PRESTIGE PRCD-9906-2 V/A: THE BLUESVILLE YEARS, VOL.2 - FEELIN' DOWN ON THE SOUTH SIDE  (CD)
Two Drinks Of Wine / School Time / I Love You Only / Billy Boy's Blues / Oh Baby / I'll Forget About You / Goin' By The River
1995 US
TESTAMENT TCD 4001 V/A: TESTAMENT RECORDS SAMPLER  (CD)
Crying And Pleading
1995 US
EVIDENCE ECD-26058-2 V/A: EVIDENCE BLUES SAMPLER - FOUR  (CD)
I Done Got Over It
1995 US
ACE CDCHD 610 V/A: HOUSE ROCKIN' BLUES - CHICAGO CHESS & CHECKER CLASSICS  (CD)
You Got To Love Me / Sweet On You Baby
1995 UK
RHINO R2-72027 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.1-5  (5-CD)
I Was Fooled
1995 US
RHINO R2-72193 V/A: BLUES FEST - MODERN BLUES OF THE '90S  (CD)
Move On Down The Road
1995 US
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
I Wish You Would / I Ain't Got You
1995 UK
BLUES LEGENDS MACCD 196 V/A: PLAYIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold with Tony McPhee Band: Don't Stay Out All Night
1995
STAX 8595 V/A: SUPERBLUES, VOL.3 - ALL-TIME CLASSIC BLUES HITS  (CD)
I Wish You Would
1995
ALLIGATOR ALCD-110/111 V/A: ALLIGATOR RECORDS 25TH ANNIVERSARY  (2-CD)
Been Gone Too Long
1996 US
CELEBRATION OF BLUES 2511 V/A: CELEBRATION OF BLUES: THE GREAT SINGERS  (CD)
Whiskey, Beer and Reefer
1996 US
INDIGO IGOCD 2054 V/A: SOMEBODY LOAN ME A DIME  (CD)
Ooh Wee
1996 UK
INDIGO IGOCD 2057 V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
Annie Lee
1996 UK
ST. CLAIR/CELEBRATION OF BLUES 25202 V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES: CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Whiskey, Beer and Reefer
1996 US
ST. CLAIR/CELEBRATION OF BLUES 97142 V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES: THE GREAT SINGERS/CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Whiskey, Beer and Reefer
1996 US
EMPORIO EMPRCD 729 V/A: BLUES BLUES BLUES  (3-CD)
I Wish You Would / She Fooled Me / Just Got To Know / Eldorado Cadillac
1997 UK
DELMARK DE 699 V/A: BLUES BEFORE SUNRISE - LIVE, VOLUME 1  (CD)
I'm Ready / Down In Virginia / She Loves Another Man / Got A Feeling (I Got The Blues) / Gotta Go / Be Careful / Lonesome Man Blues / Tough Times / Ice Cream Man / Streetwise Advisor * / Billy Boy Medley: a) Stormy Monday - b) Broken Hearted Blues - c) Sonny Boy's Jump / You're The One / Leaving Here Walking
(recorded live in Chicago, October 20, 1996 feat. Billy Boy Arnold, Big Wheeler, John Brim & Jimmy Burns; *= lead vocals by Billy Boy Arnold)
1997 US
CATFISH CD 105 V/A: HARP LEGENDS, VOL.2  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold: Annie Lee / Billy Boy Arnold & Martin Stone: It Ain't Right
1997 UK
DEACON 51574 V/A: BLUES CLASSICS, VOL.1  (CD)
I Wish You Would
1997
A&M/HOUSE OF BLUES 161280 V/A: ESSENTIAL CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Don't Stay Out All Night
1997 US
A&M/HOUSE OF BLUES 161300 V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES HARMONICA  (CD)
I Wish You Would
1997 US
INDIGO IGOCD 2028 V/A: I ASKED FOR WHISKY  (CD)
Back Door Friend
1997 UK
CASTLE PULSE PLSD 155 V/A: BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold with Tony McPhee Band: Blue And Lonesome
1997/2001 UK
BOXSETS 9846 V/A: THE ULTIMATE BLUES COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Catfish
1997
BOXSETS 9847 V/A: BEST OF THE BLUES  (2-CD)
Ooh Wee / Don't Stay Out All Night
1997
CHARLY CDGR 143-2 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES - THE GOLDEN ERA  (2-CD)
I Was Fooled
1997 UK
CHARLY CDGR 145-2 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES - THE VEE JAY ERA  (2-CD)
Kissing At Midnight / Don't Stay Out All Night / Here's My Picture / Prisoner's Plea
1998 UK
TESTAMENT TCD 6011 V/A: DOWN HOME HARP  (CD)
We All Got To Go (prev. unissued 4/1962 recording) / Billy Boy's Jump (6/1966 recording) / Mattie Mae (prev. unissued 4/1962 recording)
1998 US
CHARLY CD 220 V/A: BLUES HARP BOSSES  (CD)
I Wish You Would
1998 UK
BLUE CHICAGO 5003 V/A: GOLDEN AGE OF BLUE CHICAGO  (CD)
I Wish You Would
1998
PRESTIGE PRCD-9922-2 V/A: THE BLUESVILLE YEARS, VOL.12 - JUMP, JUMPIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Get Out Of Here / You Better Cut That Out
1999 US
ACE CDCHD 710 V/A: HARP BLUES  (CD)
I Ain't Got You
1999 UK
STONY PLAIN SPCD 1269 V/A: STONY PLAIN'S CHRISTMAS BLUES  (CD)
Christmas Time, Part 1
1999 CAN
CHARLY CD 123 V/A: BLUES ESSENTIALS  (CD)
I Wish You Would
1999 UK
CROWN 2012 V/A: 20 ALL STAR RHYTHM AND BLUES CLASSICS  (CD)
I Wish You Would / Catfish
1999
LONIRAE MUSIC LP 1001 V/A: OUT FOR KICKS  (LP)
School Time
19??
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-7269 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF VEE-JAY BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled
2000 US
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-7270 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF VEE-JAY BLUES, VOL.2  (CD)
I Ain't Got You / Don't Stay Out All Night
2000 US
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-7271 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF VEE-JAY BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
Here's My Picture / You've Got Me Wrong / My Heart Is Crying
2000 US
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-7272 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF VEE-JAY BLUES, VOL.4  (CD)
Rockinitis / Prisoner's Plea
2000 US
DELMARK DD-746 V/A: THIS IS THE BLUES HARMONICA  (CD)
Streetwise Advisor
2000 US
CASTLE 56498 V/A: NOTHIN' BUT THE BLUES  (3-CD)
Back Door Friend / Blue And Lonesome / Don't Stay Out All Night
2000 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-0147 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF VEE-JAY BLUES  (5-CD)
I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled / I Ain't Got You / Don't Stay Out All Night / Here's My Picture / You've Got Me Wrong / My Heart Is Crying / Rockinitis / Prisoner's Plea
2001 US
ST. CLAIR 7113 V/A: DONE STILL GOT THE BLUES  (CD)
Billy Boy Arnold with Tony McPhee Band: Don't Stay Out All Night
2001 US
ST. CLAIR 7121 V/A: DON'T MESS WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
Back Door Friend
2001 US
ST. CLAIR 7147 V/A: THE CHICAGO YEARS - BLUES  (CD)
I Wish You Would
2001 US
BLACK & BLUE 600 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL 1969-1986  (5-CD)
My Babe
2001
P-VINE PCD 5271/4 V/A: VEE JAY, CHICAGO'S BLUES MUSIC  (4-CD)
I Was Fooled / Don't Stay Out All Night
2002 JPN
METRO DOUBLES METRDCD 509 V/A: THE STORY OF VEE-JAY - AMERICA'S PREMIER BLACK MUSIC LABEL  (2-CD)
Rockin'itis
2002 UK
SANCTUARY 81268/INDIGO IGOCD 2503 V/A: DON'T WORRY 'BOUT THE BEAR  (CD)
I Wish You Would
2003 UK
INDIGO/SANCTUARY IGOTD 2536 V/A: BLOWING THE BLUES - A HISTORY OF BLUES HARMONICA 1926-2002  (3-CD)
Back Door Friend
2003 UK
COLUMBIA/SONY-BMG 50997 5147432 6 V/A: THE BLUES ALBUM - 36 CLASSICS  (2-CD)
Fool For You
2003 FIN
P-VINE PCD-5265 BILLY BOY ARNOLD/SNOOKY PRYOR: CHICAGO BLUES HARP  (CD)
2003 JPN
ALLIGATOR CD 115 V/A: THE CRUCIAL BLUES SERIES FROM ALLIGATOR - CRUCIAL HARMONICA BLUES  (CD)
Shake The Boogie
2003 US
HIP-O 000023202 V/A: 20TH CENTURY MASTERS - THE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION : BLUE CHRISTMAS  (CD)
Christmas Time, Part 1
2003 US
STAX 8612 V/A: WINDY CITY BLUES  (CD)
Two Drinks Of Wine / Playing With The Blues / Billy Boy's Blues
2004
CASTLE CMETD 1267 V/A: THE R&B HITS OF 1955  (3-CD)
I Wish You Would
2006 UK
TRIKONT US-0356 V/A: IN PRISON - AFROAMERICAN PRISON MUSIC FROM BLUES TO HIPHOP  (CD)
Prisoner's Plea
2006 GER
SHOUT! FACTORY 631048 V/A: VEE-JAY - THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION  (4-CD)
I Wish You Would
2007 US
BLUE WITCH BWR 103 V/A: HOUSE ROCKIN' AND BLUES SHOUTIN' - LIVE BLUES FROM THE RHYTHM ROOM IN PHOENIX!  (CD)
Two Drinks Of Wine
(recorded on February 25, 2006 feat. Billy Boy Arnold:vcl/hca, Chris James:gtr, Johnny Rapp:gtr, Matt Bishop:pno, Patrick Rynn:bs, Brian Fahey:dms)
2007 US
ELECTRO-FI 3400 V/A: MAXIMUM MOJO - TEN YEARS OF THE BEST IN BLUES MUSIC FROM ELECTRO-FI RECORDS  (CD)
Me And Piney Brown
2008 CAN
SOUTHWEST MUSICAL ARTS FOUNDATION SWMAF 04 V/A: BROADCASTING THE BLUES! - A 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF BOB CORRITORE'S PHOENIX-BASED RADIO SHOW THOSE LOWDOWN BLUES ON KJZZ 91.5 FM  (CD)
Shake Your Boogie
2008 US
TRIKONT 0399 V/A: MURDER - SONGS FROM THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOUL  (CD)
Prisoner's Plea
2009 GER
M.A.T. MUSIC 233168 V/A: ABC OF THE BLUES - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION FROM THE DELTA TO THE BIG CITIES  (52-CD)
My Heart Is Crying / I Wish You Would / I Ain't Got You / Here's My Picture / You Got Me Wrong / Prisoner's Plea / Every Day, Every Night / No, No, No, No, No / Rockinitis / I Was Fooled
2010




SESSION WORKS - SINGLES

CHECKER 814  BO DIDDLEY (feat. Billy Boy Arnold:hca on both sides) Bo Diddley / I'm A Man1955 US 
CHECKER 819 BO DIDDLEY (feat. Billy Boy Arnold:hca on b-side) Diddley Daddy / She's Fine, She's Mine  1955 US
CHECKER 997 BO DIDDLEY (feat. Billy Boy Arnold:hca on both sides)  Bo Diddley / I'm A Man  (reissue)  1961 US




SESSION WORKS - ALBUMS

CHECKER LP-1436 BO DIDDLEY: GO BO DIDDLEY  (LP)
harmonica on tracks "Little Girl (Can I Go Home With You)" / "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)"
1959 US
VOGUE LDM 30175 HUBERT SUMLIN & HIS FRIENDS: KINGS OF CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.2  (LP)
1974 FRA 
ATLANTIC/CODE BLUE 82896-2 BO DIDDLEY: A MAN AMONGST MEN  (CD)
harmonica on tracks "Hey Baby"/ "A Man Amongst Men" / "That Mule" (recorded at Big House Recording, N.Y.C., October 18, 1995) 
1996 US
ROOSTER BLUES R 2638 EDDIE C. CAMPBELL: HOPES & DREAMS  (CD)
1997 US
DELMARK DE 720 THE ROCKIN' JOHNNY BAND: STRAIGHT OUT OF CHICAGO  (CD)
1998 US
CROSSCUT CCD 11064 MISSISSIPPI HEAT: HANDYMAN  (CD)
vocals on tracks "It Hurts To Be Lonesome" / "Ghost Daddy" / "One More Chance", chromatic harmonica intro on "It Hurts To Be Lonesome" and duet harmonica intro with Pierre Lacocque on "Ghost Daddy"
2000 GER
EVIDENCE 26120 JODY WILLIAMS: RETURN OF A LEGEND  (CD)
2002 US
CROSSCUT CCD 11071 MISSISSIPPI HEAT: FOOTPRINTS ON THE CEILING  (CD)
vocals on tracks "What Kind Of Man Is That?" / "Gonna Leave And Let Her Be"
2002 GER
SHOUT! FACTORY 30244/SHOUT! FACTORY-
SONY MUSIC DISTRIBUTION DVD 33830
THE BLASTERS: GOING HOME  (2-CD/DVD)
harmonica on tracks "Intro" / "Wandering Eye" (recorded live at The Galaxy Theatre, Santa Ana, California, August 13, 2003)
-- UK edition: Evangeline GELD 4079, 2004/DVD-audio reissue: DTS Entertainment 1119, 2005 US --
2004 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Lex Jansen

Published sources: Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002)

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