BUSTER BROWN





SINGLES

FIRE 1008 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Lost In A Dream
(a-side Billboard/pop #38 & r'n'b #1)
11/1959 US 
MELODISC 45/1559 BUSTER BROWN   Fannie Mae / Lost In A Dream1960 UK
FIRE 1020 BUSTER BROWN John Henry (The Steel Driving Man) / The Madison Shuffle
(a-side Billboard/pop #105)
1960 US
FIRE 1023 BUSTER BROWN Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby / Don't Dog Your Woman (When You Ain't Doing Right Yourself)
(a-side Billboard/pop #81)
1960 US
FIRE 1032 BUSTER BROWN Sincerely / Doctor Brown12/1960 US
FIRE 1040 BUSTER BROWN Good News / Blues When It Rains1961 US
FIRE 507 BUSTER BROWN Sugar Babe / I'm Going, But I'll Be Back
(a-side Billboard/pop #99 & r'n'b #19)
1962 US
FIRE 516 BUSTER BROWN Raise A Ruckus Tonight / Gonna Love My Baby1962 US
FIRE 2021 BUSTER BROWN Sugar Babe / Don't Dog Your Woman1962 US
GWENN G 600 BUSTER BROWN Slow Drag - Pt.1 / Slow Drag - Pt.21962 US
GWENN G 601 BUSTER BROWN Broadway On Fire / Trying To Leane How To Love You1962 US
SEROCK SR 2005 BUSTER BROWN My Blue Heaven / Two Women1963 US
OLDIES 45 110/111 BUSTER BROWN Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby / (reverse by Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford: I Need Your Loving)  (reissue)1964 US
CHECKER 1099 BUSTER BROWN Crawling King Snake / In The Presense Of You1965 US
SUE WI 368 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Lost In A Dream1965 UK
FLASHBACK NO. 23 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Lost In A Dream  (reissue)1965? US
WHITE ISLAND WI 3031 BUSTER BROWN My Blue Heaven / Two Women1967 UK
WHITE WHALE 316 BUSTER BROWN The Proud One / I've Got It Made1969 US
NOCTURN 1000 BUSTER BROWN WITH CHAS. LUCAS & THE THRILLERS Big Legs - Big Stockings / I Love You For Sentimental Reasons1969 US
TURBO 008 BUSTER BROWN WITH CHAS. LUCAS & THE THRILLERS Big Legs - Big Stockings / I Love You For Sentimental Reasons1969 US
BLUE HORIZON 57-3147   BUSTER BROWN Sugar Babe / I'm Going, But I'll Be Back  1969 UK 
ASTROSCOPE 105 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae's Place / Two Women1972 US
RCA VICTOR JH-10023 (promo)  BUSTER BROWN Falling Out Of Love (mono) / Falling Out Of Love (stereo)1974 US
RCA VICTOR PB-10023  BUSTER BROWN Falling Out Of Love / Eloise1974 US
ROULETTE GG-49 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / (reverse by Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford: I Need Your Lovin')  (reissue)19?? US
LOST NITE 448 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Is You Or Is You Ain't  (reissue)19?? US
TRIP OLDIES TR-23 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / (reverse by Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford: I Need Your Lovin')  (reissue)19?? US
OLDIES 45 OL 40 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Is You Or Is You Ain't  (reissue)19?? US
GOLDIES 45-2527 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Lost In A Dream  (reissue)19?? US
COLLECTABLES COL 1634 BUSTER BROWN Fannie Mae / Is You Or Is You Ain't  (reissue)19?? US
COLLECTABLES COL 3348 BUSTER BROWN Lost In A Dream / Madison  (reissue)19?? US




EP'S & ALBUMS

FIRE FLP 101/102 THE NEW KING OF THE BLUES  (LP)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Madison / St. Louis Blues / When Things Go Wrong / Lost In A Dream / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't / Don't Dog Your Woman / Blue Berry Hill / Sincerely / I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back
(FLP 101=label: white with red printing / FLP 102=label: red with black printing, cover: blue with drawing of Buster Brown)
-- reissues: "Get Down With Buster Brown", Souffle SO-2014, 1973 US/"Lost In A Dream", Koala KOA 14316, 1979 US/P-Vine PLP-6004, 1984 JPN/Collectables LP/CD COL-5110, 1994 US/P-Vine PCD 5460, 2003 JPN --
1960 US
XX EP MIN 713 B BROWN - BUSTER BROWN  (7" EP)
Slow Drag, Part 1 / Crawling Kingsnake / Two Women
1972 UK
SOUFFLE SO-2014 GET DOWN WITH BUSTER BROWN - KING OF THE BLUES, VOLUME 2  (LP)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Madison / St. Louis Blues / When Things Go Wrong / Lost In A Dream / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't / Don't Dog Your Woman / Blue Berry Hill / Sincerely / I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back
1973 US
DJM 22037 RAISE A RUCKUS TONIGHT  (LP)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Blues When It Rains / Good News / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? / Don't Dog Your Woman / Lost In A Dream / When Things Go Wrong / Blueberry Hill / St. Louis Blues / Raise A Ruckus Tonight / Doctor Brown / Madison Shuffle / Gonna Love My Baby / Sincerely / I'm Going, But I'll Be Back
1976 UK
KOALA KOA-14316 LOST IN A DREAM  (LP)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Madison / St. Louis Blues / When Things Go Wrong / Lost In A Dream / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't / Don't Dog Your Woman / Blue Berry Hill / Sincerely / I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back
1979 US
P-VINE PLP-6004 THE NEW KING OF THE BLUES  (LP)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Madison / St. Louis Blues / When Things Go Wrong / Lost In A Dream / Gonna Love My Baby / I Got The Blues When It Rains / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't / Don't Dog Your Woman / Blue Berry Hill / Sincerely / I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back / Good News / Riase A Ruckus Tonight / Doctor Brown
1984 JPN
COLLECTABLES COL-5110 THE NEW KING OF THE BLUES  (2-LP)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Madison / Louis Blues / When Things Go Wrong / Lost In A Dream / Gonna Love My Baby / I Got The Blues When It Rains / Is You Or Is You Ain't (My Baby) / Don't Dog Your Woman / Blue Berry Hill / Sincerely / I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back / Good News / Raise A Ruckus Tonight / Doctor Brown
1989 US
SUNDOWN 709-11 SONNY TERRY & BUSTER BROWN: TOUGHEST TERRY AND MADDEST BROWN  (LP)
(incl. Brown's 1961-64 recordings)
19??
CHARLY CRB 1209 GOOD NEWS  (LP)
Fannie Mae / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby) / Good News / Madison / Gonna Love My Baby / Slow Drag Part 1 / Sugar Babe / John Henry / Blueberry Hill / Raise A Rukus Tonight / Slow Drag Part 2 / It Get The Blues When It Rains / Don't Dog Your Woman / Doctor Brown
1989 UK
RELIC 7064 RAISE A RUCKUS TONIGHT  (CD)
Fannie Mae / Sugar Babe / Don't Dog Your Woman / No More (prev. unissued) / Doctor Brown / Raise A Ruckus Tonight / John Henry / Lost In A Dream (false start) / Lost In A Dream / Blueberry Hill / Good News / St. Louis Blues / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby / Blues When It Rains / When Things Go Wrong (It Hurts Me Too) / Raise A Ruckus Tonight (unissued alt. version) / Sincerely / The Madison Shuffle / Gonna Love My Baby / Fannie Mae (unissued outtake) / I'm Goin' But I'll Be Back
1993 US
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-6445 THE VERY BEST OF BUSTER BROWN  (CD)
Fannie Mae / John Henry / Madison Shuffle / Raise A Ruckus Tonight / St. Louis Blues / When Things Go Wrong / Lost In A Dream (false start) / Lost In A Dream / Gonna Love My Baby / Fannie Mae / I Get The Blues When It Rains / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? / Don't Dog Your Woman / Blueberry Hill / Good News / Sincerely / Doctor Brown / Sugar Babe / No More / Raise A Ruckus Tonight (version 2) / I'm Going, But I'll Be Back / Fannie Mae Is Back
1999 US




COMPILATIONS

MERCURY MG-20826/MERCURY MGH 25001 V/A: ORIGINAL GOLDEN HITS OF THE GREAT BLUES SINGERS  (LP)
Fannie Mae
-- UK edition: Mercury SMCL 20182 --
196? US
ROULETTE R-25242 V/A: GOLDEN GOODIES, VOL.17  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1964 US
ROULETTE R-25263 V/A: 20 ORIGINAL WINNERS, VOL.3  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1965 US
ROULETTE SR-25290 V/A: 20 ALL TIME NO.1 HITS  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1965 US
SUE ILP 919 V/A: PURE BLUES, VOL.1  (LP)
Don't Dog Your Woman
1965 UK
SUE ILP 920 V/A: 50 MINUTES 24 SECONDS OF RECORDED DYNAMITE!  (LP)
Doctor Brown / Madison Shuffle
1965 UK
SUE ILP 921 V/A: WE SING THE BLUES!  (LP)
Sugar Babe
1965 UK
ROULETTE R-25338 V/A: K-BOX DUSTY DISCS  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1966 US
SUE ILP 938 V/A: THE SUE STORY, VOL.3  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1968 UK
SUE ILP 977 V/A: GUY STEVEN'S TESTAMENT OF ROCK AND ROLL  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1969 UK
ISLAND IWP5 V/A: THIS IS BLUES  (LP)
Doctor Brown
1969 UK
EMBER SE 8003 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES EXPLOSION  (LP)
Fannie Mae
1971 UK
FLYRIGHT-MATCHBOX SDM 250 V/A: FORT VALLEY BLUES  (LP)
I'm Gonna Make You Happy / War Song
(recorded live at the Fort Valley State College Folk Festival of 1943, Georgia, for the Library of Congress on March 3, 1943)
197? UK
VEE-JAY VINTAGE SERIES VJVS-1002 V/A: 20 SOULFUL OLDIES, VOL.2  (2-LP)
Fannie Mae
1972 US
VEE-JAY VINTAGE SERIES VJVS-1003 V/A: 20 SOULFUL OLDIES, VOL.3  (2-LP)
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
1972 US
MCA 8001 V/A: AMERICAN GRAFFITI (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (2-LP)
Fannie Mae
-- reissues: MCA CD 8001, 1993 US/DJ Specialist 61041, 2002 --
1973 US
FLYRIGHT LP 4706 V/A: NEW YORK CITY BLUES  (LP)
Broadway On Fire
1973? UK
FLYRIGHT LP 4707 V/A: NEW YORK RHYTHM & BLUES  (LP)
Good News
1973 UK
VEE-JAY VJS-2-9000 V/A: GRAFFITI GOLD  (2-LP)
Fannie Mae
1974 US
MAGPIE PY 1818 V/A: NEW YORK CITY BLUES  (LP)
Broadway On Fire
19?? UK
INCREASE 1960 V/A: CRUISIN' 1960  (LP/CD)  
Fannie Mae
1988
TOMATO 269615/RHINO 70386 V/A: GREAT TOMATO BLUES PACKAGE  (2-CD)  
Fannie Mae
1989 US
RHINO R1/R2-70646 V/A: BILLBOARD TOP R&B HITS - 1960  (LP/CD)
Fannie Mae
1989 US
CHARLY 5016 V/A: STONED ALCHEMY  (CD)  
Fannie Mae
1989 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-5127 V/A: THE COLLECTABLES BLUES COLLECTION, VOL.1  (LP/CD)  
Fannie Mae / Don't Dog Your Woman
1990 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5128 V/A: THE COLLECTABLES BLUES COLLECTION, VOL.2  (LP/CD)  
Doctor Brown / Lost In A Dream
1990 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5129 V/A: THE COLLECTABLES BLUES COLLECTION, VOL.3  (LP/CD)  
Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?
1990 US
STOMPIN' 104 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.4, VOL.1  (LP)  
Sugar Babe
19?? UK
COLLECTABLES COL-5208 V/A: HARLEM ROCK N' BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
Fanny Mae Is Back
199? US
RELIC 7009 V/A: RAGING HARLEM HIT PARADE  (LP/CD)
Fannie Mae / Is You Is Or Is You Ain't
1991 US
TIME-LIFE RHD-15 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES : 1960  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1992 US
P-VINE PCD-2359 V/A: NEW YORK WILD GUITARS  (CD)  
I Love You Baby
1992 JPN
RELIC 7046 V/A: RAGING HARLEM HIT PARADE, VOL.2  (LP/CD)
The Madison Shuffle
1993 US
WARNER/CAPRICORN 9 42009-2 V/A: THE FIRE/FURY RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
Fannie Mae / Broadway On Fire / Sugar Babe
1993 US
RIPETE 2184 V/A: OCEAN DRIVE, VOL.2  (CD)
I'm Going, But I'll Be Back
1994 US
RIPETE 2192 V/A: THE BEACH MUSIC ANTHOLOGY  (4-CD)
Fannie Mae
1994 US
CHARLY CDRB 11 V/A: FEELIN' GOOD - AMERICAN R&B HITS, VOL.1  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1994 UK
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Fannie Mae
1995 UK
INCREASE 3000 V/A: CRUISIN' WITH PORKY CHEDWICK  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1995 US
CHARLY CDNEW 102 V/A: BLUES SHAKERS  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1996 UK
TRAVELIN' MAN/SWALLOW CD 8 V/A: RED RIVER BLUED 1934-1943  (CD)
War Song / I'm Gonna Make You Happy
(1940's field recordings by Alan & John A. Lomax)
1996 US
JUKE BOX TREASURES 6036 V/A: HOME OF THE BLUES  (CD)
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? / Raise A Ruckus Tonight
1996 US
RIPETE 2223 V/A: SOUL PATROL, VOL.5  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1997 US
CHARLY CD 220 V/A: BLUES HARP BOSSES  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1998 UK
CHARLY CD 124 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL ESSENTIALS  (CD)
Fannie Mae
1999 UK
RPM 210 V/A: THE FIRE AND FURY OF BOBBY ROBINSON  (CD)
Sugar Babe
2000
ACE CDCHD 800 V/A: THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.9  (CD)
Fannie Mae
2001 UK
ROUNDER 611828 V/A: DEEP RIVER OF SONG : GEORGIA  (CD)
I'm Gonna Make You Happy / War Song
2001 US
TOMATO TOM-3008 V/A: THE GREAT TOMATO BLUES PACKAGE  (2-CD)
Fannie Mae
2002 US
EL SEGUNDO ESR 01003 V/A: WEST COAST GUITAR KILLERS 1952-69, VOL.2  (CD)
Good Woman Blues
2002
PAST PERFECT 220240-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.1  (15-CD)
Sugar Babe
2002 GER
ROUNDER 612171 V/A: BOX OF THE BLUES  (4-CD)
I'm Gonna Make You Happy
2003 US
CASTLE/PULSE PBXCD 355 V/A: ROCK BABY ROCK IT! - RECORD HOP ROCK'N'ROLL  (3-CD)
Sugar Babe
2003 UK
HIP-BOP 001 V/A: HARLEM SHUFFLE - THE ROOTS OF SOUL 1958-63  (CD)
The Madison Shuffle / Two Women
200?
MEMBRAN MUSIC LTD./DOCUMENTS 223007-321 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES - ORIGINAL MASTERS   (10-CD)
Sugar Babe
2005 GER
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 730CD V/A: THE FIRE & FURY STORY  (3-CD)
Fannie Mae / Sugar Babe
2005 UK
KENT CDKEND 258 V/A: THE UK SUE LABEL STORY, VOL.4  (CD)
Lost In A Dream
2006 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16715 AS V/A: BLOWING THE FUSE, VOL.16 - 31 &B CLASSICS THAT ROCKED THE JUKEBOX IN 1960  (CD)
Fannie Mae
2006 GER


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Alan Balfour

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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