CALVIN & HOSEA LEAVY





SINGLES

ACQUARIAN 6490 CALVIN "SLIM" LEAVY WITH HOSEA LEAVY'S COMBO  Nothing But Your Love / I Won't Be The Last To Cry196? US
SOUL BEAT 100 CALVIN LEAVY Cummins Prison / Brought You To The City1968 US
SOUL BEAT 102 CALVIN LEAVY Cummins Prison / That's Where I Am1968 US
SSS INTERNATIONAL 826 CALVIN LEAVY Cummins Prison Farm / Brought You To The City  (reissue)1969 US
RICELAND 605 HOSEA LEAVY AND HIS COMBO Oo-Wee Baby / When I Was A Little Boy1969 US
BLUE FOX 100 CALVIN LEAVY Cummins Prison Farm / Brought You To The City  (reissue)
(a-side Billboard/r&b #40)
1970 US
SOUL BEAT 800 MARIE PRYCE (with Calvin Leavy Band) He Doesn't Care / I Met The Man From Cummins Prison1970 US
SOUL BEAT 109 CALVIN LEAVY Give Me A Love (That I Can Feel) / Born Unlucky19?? US
SOUL BEAT 110 CALVIN LEAVY It Hurts Me Too / I've Got Troubles1973 US
SSS INTERNATIONAL (GOLDEN TREASURE SERIES) GTS-407 CALVIN LEAVY Cummins Prison Farm / Brought You To The City  (reissue)1973 US
SOUL BEAT 112 CALVIN LEAVY AND HIS BAND Goin' To The Dogs Pt. 1 / Goin' To The Dogs Pt. 2197? US
SOUL BEAT 111 CALVIN LEAVY Is It Worth All (That I'm Going Through) / Funky Jam (instr.)197? US
SOUL BEAT 113 HOSEA LEAVY & CALVIN LEAVY BAND It's Too Early In The Morning / You Can't Lose What You Never Had197? US
SOUL BEAT 114 CALVIN LEAVY Big Four / It's A Miracle (What Love Can Do)197? US
SOUL BEAT 115 JOHNNY NORWOOD & CALVIN LEAVY BAND Pick In / Shake197? US
SOUL BEAT 116 CALVIN LEAVY What Kind Of Love / Give Me Your Loving, Loving, Loving197? US
SOUL BEAT 118 CALVIN LEAVY Free From Cummins Prison Farm / Enjoy Being Hurt By You1976 US
MESSENGER M-7005 CALVIN LEAVY & THE CUMMINS PRISON FARM SINGERS He Walks With Me - Part 1 / He Walks With Me - Part 2197? US
DOWNTOWN 297 CALVIN LEAVY Free From Cummins Prison Farm / Enjoy Being Hurt By You1976 US
DOWNTOWN 630 CALVIN LEAVY Thieves And Robbers / If Life Last Luck Is Bound To Change1976 US




HOSEA LEAVY / ALBUMS

FEDORA 5002 HOSEA LEAVY: YOU GOTTA MOVE  (CD)
You Gotta Move / Hey Boss / Fannie Mae / Tryin' To Get Ahead / Goin' Back To The Country / Tore Down / If You Love Me Like You Say / Born In Missouri / Going Blind / Reconsider Baby / When You Get Old / Crazy Mary
(recorded in Fresno, CA, 1997, feat. Hosea Leavy:vcl/gtr, Jay Van Horn:hca, Jeff Levine:keys, Chris Millar:dms)
1998 US
FEDORA 5023 HARMONICA SLIM & HOSEA LEAVY: COLD TACOS AND WARM BEER  (CD)
Catfish Blues / K.C. Douglas Was A Fine Man / Cold Tacos And Warm Beer / Cummins Prison Farm / She Wants To Boogie / Back Door Man / The 'Frisco Railroad / Hey Boss / Hosea's Boogie / All Alone Now / God Didn't Make Honky Tonk Angels / Don't Want No Woman
(feat. Hosea Leavy:vcl/gtr, Harmonica Slim:vcl/hca, Frank 'Paris Slim' Goldwasser:gtr, Sal Navarro:pno, Chris Millar:dms, 'Da Doo' Wilson:bckgr.vcls)
2000 US
FEDORA 8001 PIG IN A CAN: PIG IN A CAN - A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON THE BLUES  (CD)
Talkin' Tupelo Blues / Slow Down Train / Out To California / Long Long Time / Bring Me My Shotgun / Highway 49/Wooden Spoon / Opium Harvest / Slow Walkin' Man / Coal Black Mare / Lester Parker's Farm / The Pledge
(feat. Hosea Leavy:vcl, Harmonica Slim:vcl/hca, Ollie Watkins:hca/vcl, Frank 'Paris Slim' Goldwasser:gtr, John 'Sly' Wilson:bs/gtr/pno, Chris Millar:dms/perc, Sara Thompson:oboe)
2001 US




CALVIN LEAVY / COLLECTIONS

P-VINE PLP-701 CALVIN LEAVY: CUMMINS PRISON FARM  (LP)
Cummins Prison Farm / Big Four / Is It Worth All / What Kind Of Love / Nine Pound Steel / Heart Trouble / It's Too Early In The Morning (Hosea Leavy) / I Met The Man From Cummins Prison (Marie Pryce) / You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had (Hosea Leavy) / Born Unlucky
1976 JPN 
P-VINE PCD-2118 CALVIN LEAVY: CUMMINS PRISON FARM  (CD)
Cummins Prison Farm / Big Four / Is It Worth All / What Kind Of Love / Nine Pound Steel / Heart Trouble / It's Too Early In The Morning (Hosea Leavy) / I Met The Man From Cummins Prison (Marie Pryce) / You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had (Hosea Leavy) / Born Unlucky / Give Me A Love (That I Can Feel) / It Hurts Me Too / I Won't Be The Last To Cry / Free From Cummins Prison Farm
1989 JPN
RED CLAY/TAM 8303 CALVIN LEAVY: THE BEST OF CALVIN LEAVY  (CD)
Cummins Prison Farm / Going To The Dogs, Pt. 1-2 / Give Me A Love That I Can Feel / Enjoy Being Hurt By You / Funky Jam (instr.) / Born Unlucky / I Want To Be The Last To Cry / Free From Cummins Prison Farm / If Life Last Luck Is Bound To Change / Is It Worth All That I'm Going Through
2000 US




COMPILATIONS

BLUES OBSCURITIES BOV10  V/A: SHAKE YOUR BOOGIE - BLUES OBSCURITIES, VOLUME 10  (LP) 
Calvin Leavy: Blues For Cummins Prison
1971 UK
CHARLY CR 30107 V/A: MUSIC CITY SOUL  (LP)
Calvin Leavy: Cummins Prison Farm (alt. take)
1978 UK
FEDORA CD 0002 V/A: WEST FRESNO BLUES MASTERS - THE FEDORA RECORDS STORY  (CD)
Hosea Leavy: Goin' Back To The Country / Black Nights / Can't Miss What You Ain't Never Had / St. Louis Blues / Searchin'
1992 US
LENOX 1012 V/A: MY GUITAR WANTS TO KILL YOUR MAMA  (CD)
Calvin Leavy: Cummins Prison Farm
1993 FRA 
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Calvin Leavy: Cummins Prison Farm
1995 UK
CHARLY CD 142 V/A: BLUES GUITAR MASTERS  (2-CD)
Calvin Leavy: Cummins Prison Farm
1997 UK
KENT CDKEND 243 V/A: SOUTHERN SOUL SHOWCASE - CRYIN' IN THE STREETS  (CD)
Calvin Leavy: Cummins Prison Farm
2005 UK
OCHO OCHOCD-012 V/A: BALLING THE JACK - BIRTH OF NU-BLUES  (CD)
Pig In A Can (feat. Hosea Leavy): Slow Down Train
2002 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | The R&B Indies 1 (Bob McGrath, 2005) | The R&B Indies 4 (Bob McGrath, 2007)

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