BOOGIE JAKE





SINGLES

MINIT MR-601/-602 BOOGIE JAKE Bad Luck And Trouble / Early Morning Blues1959 US
CHESS 1746 BOOGIE JAKE Bad Luck And Trouble / Early In The Morning1959 US
MINIT 608 MATHEW JACOBS  Chance For Your Love / Loaded Down1960 US
INSTANT 3314 BOOGIE JAKE Bad Luck And Trouble / Early Morning Blues  (reissue) 1971 US 
BANDY 1496 BOOGIE JAKE Bad Luck And Trouble / Early Morning Blues  (reissue)197? US
BLUES CONNOISSEUR 1014  BOOGIE JAKE Automobile Blues / The Boogie Train1977 US




COMPILATIONS

FLYRIGHT FLY 517 V/A: GONNA HEAD FOR HOME - THE LEGENDARY JAY MILLER SESSIONS, VOL.2  (LP)
Early Morning Blues / I Don't Know Why (prev. unissued c. 1957 Crowley, LA recording) 
1976 UK
BANDY 70009 V/A: REAL BLUES FROM NEW ORLEANS  (LP)
Chance For Your Love / Loaded Down / Bad Luck And Trouble / Early Morning Blues
1981 US
FLYRIGHT FLY 607 V/A: BATON ROUGE BLUES - THE LEGENDARY JAY MILLER SESSIONS, VOL.42  (LP)
I Don't Know Why (take 2) (prev. unissued c. 1957 Crowley, LA recording) 
1985 US
P-VINE PLP-6035 V/A: BAYOU DRIVE  (LP)
Bad Luck And Trouble / Early Morning Blues
-- reissue: Chess/Greenline GCH 8122, 1989 ITA --
1985 JPN
CHARLY CRB 1170 V/A: LOADED DOWN WITH THE BLUES  (LP)
Chance For Your Love / Loaded Down / Bad Luck And Trouble / Early Morning Blues
-- Japanese edition: P-Vine PLP-346, 1987 --
1987 UK
FLYRIGHT FLYCD 09 V/A: LOUISIANA SWAMP BLUES  (CD)
Early In The Morning
1989 UK
FLYRIGHT FLYCD51 V/A: BABY LET'S BURN - BLUES FROM BATON ROUGE  (CD)
I Don't Know Why
1992 UK
EMI/CAPITOL 30879/30880 V/A: THE MINIT RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
Bad Luck And Trouble
1994 US
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY - AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Bad Luck And Trouble
1995 UK
SEPIA CD 003 V/A: EENY MEENY MOE!  (CD)
Early Morning Blues
1999? FRA 
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 731  V/A: THE INSTANT & MINIT STORY  (3-CD) 
Loaded Down / Chance For Your Love
2005 UK
BLUES TOWN # V/A: BADASS BOPPERS  (CD)
Early Morning Blues
200?




THE NIGHT HAWKS / SINGLES

ALON 9001 THE NIGHT HAWKS Rockin' Hawk / Your Somethin' Else1962 US
MONTEL MX 913  THE NITEHAWKS Boogie Chillun / Record Machine1963 US
MONTEL MX 916 THE NITEHAWKS Muddy / I'm Calling On You1963 US
BIG BOE 101 BIG BOE MELVIN & THE NIGHT HAWKS My Thing / Do The Best You Can197? US
BIG BOE 102 BIG BOE MELVIN & THE NIGHT HAWKS Thank You Falletin Me Be Miceelf Again / You Don't Know Like I Know197? US
MONTEL MX 913 THE NITEHAWKS Boogie Chillun / (reverse by Big Bo & The Arrows: Well, Get It)  (reissue)2010 UK 
JBE 001 BIG BO & THE NIGHT HAWKS My Thing / (reverse by Earl Hooker: I Feel Good)  (reissue)2010 US? 

Note: The Nitehawks/The Night Hawks was Boogie Jake's ex-touring band c. 1959-60, featuring (Big) Boe Melvin (gtr/vcl), Joe Darden (pno/vcl), August "Skinny" Dean (sax), Sammy Thornton (bs), etc.



THE NIGHT HAWKS / ALBUMS & COMPILATIONS

BIG BOE BB 101/102 BOE MELVIN AND THE NIGHT HAWKS  (LP)
Dreaming / Party / Coming Home (Part 1) / Coming Home (Part 2) / Don't Throw It All Away / Country Funk (Part 1) / Country Funk (Part 2) / Happy Song
197? US
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 731  V/A: THE INSTANT & MINIT STORY  (3-CD)
The Night Hawks: Rockin' With The Hawks
2005 UK
STOMPIN' ST 324 V/A: STOMPIN' 24  (CD)
The Nitehawks: Boogie Chillun
2005 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4531 V/A: ROCK & ROLL WITH PIANO, VOLUME 16  (CD) 
The Night Hawks: Your Somethin' Else
2008 HOL 


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Jarmo Hoppula

Published sources: Living Blues #31 (1977, article by Tom Mazzolini) | Blues News 6/2010 (article by Jarmo Hoppula)

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.ebay.com | www.wirz.de/music/flyrifrm.htm | www.globaldogproductions.info/m/minit.html | www.discogs.com/artist/Boogie+Jake | www.popsike.com | www.thesoulofamsterdam.com/boe-melvin-and-the-night-hawks-biography-discography.htm

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