CHRISTINE KITTRELL





SINGLES

TENNESSEE 117 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH LOUIS BROOKS AND BAND Don't Do It / Old Man You're Slipping1951 US
TENNESSEE 128 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Sittin' Here Drinking / I Ain't Nothing But A Fool7/1952 US
TENNESSEE 128-45 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Sittin' Here Drinking / I Ain't Nothing But A Fool7/1952 US
TENNESSEE 133 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Heartache Blues / You Ain't Nothing But Trouble9/1952 US 
REPUBLIC 7026 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL AND GAY CROSSE WITH THE GOOD HUMOR SIX Slave To Love / Gotta Stop Loving You2/1953 US
REPUBLIC 7044 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND I'll Help You, Baby / L & N Special6/1953 US
REPUBLIC 7044-45 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND I'll Help You, Baby / L & N Special6/1953 US
REPUBLIC 7055 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Every Day In The Week / Evil-Eyed Woman10/1953 US
REPUBLIC 7055-45 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Every Day In The Week / Evil-Eyed Woman10/1953 US
REPUBLIC 7073 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND The Price You Pay For Love / Snake In The Grass4/1954 US
REPUBLIC 7073-45 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND The Price You Pay For Love / Snake In The Grass4/1954 US
REPUBLIC 7096 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Lord, Have Mercy (I'm So Lonely) / Sittin' Here Drinkin' Again
(feat. Little Richard & The Upsetters on a-side)
10/1954 US
REPUBLIC 7096-45 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Lord, Have Mercy (I'm So Lonely) / Sittin' Here Drinkin' Again10/1954 US
REPUBLIC 7109 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Leave My Man Alone / Call His Name
(a-side rec. 1952 with Louis Brooks & Band, b-side rec. 1954 with The Upsetters)
3/1955 US
REPUBLIC 7109-45 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL WITH BAND Leave My Man Alone / Call His Name3/1955 US
REPUBLIC 7125 (78rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Black Cat Crossed My Trail / If You Ain't Sure12/1955 US
REPUBLIC 7125-F (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Black Cat Crossed My Trail / If You Ain't Sure12/1955 US
CHAMPION 1005 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL I'm Just What You're Looking For / I Thank Him1959 US
KEY HOLE 107 (45rpm) EDDIE BOYD & THE DAYLIGHTERS Come On Home / Reap What You Sow
(produced by Christine Ketrell [Kittrell?] who probably is one of the background vocalists) 
1959 US
VEE JAY VJ 399 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Mr. Big Wheel / Sittin' And Drinking1961 US
VEE JAY VJ 444 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL I'm A Woman / It's Nobody's Fault1962 US
HIT 4 (45rpm) PEGGY THOMPSON (= Christine Kittrell:vcl on a-side) Love Letters / Soldier Boy1962 US
SPAR 721 (45rpm) CAROL HADLEY (= Christine Kittrell:vcl on a-side) Love Letters / Soldier Boy1962 US
FEDERAL 12540 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Call His Name / Ain't Never Seen This Much Rain Before1965 US
KING 45-6045 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Call His Name / Ain't Never Seen This Much Rain Before1966 US
KING 45-6191 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Call His Name / Ain't Never Seen This Much Rain Before1968 US
GOSPEL NOW SOUND 101949/101950 (45rpm) LARRY DARNELL (with Christine Kittrell & Fannie Sainclaire?) In Times Like These / Blessed Quietness197? US
HOME OF THE BLUES HOTB-2 (45rpm) CHRISTINE KITTRELL Sittin' And Drinkin' / (reverse by another artist)  (reissue)1980 US




ALBUMS

KRAZY KAT KK 7432 NASHVILLE R&B, VOL.2  (LP)
L&N Special / Sittin' Here Drinking / Every Day In The Week / Evil-Eyed Woman / I Ain't Nothing But A Fool / Old Man You're Slippin' / I'll Help You Baby / Lord Have Mercy / I'm Just What You're Looking For / The Price You Pay For Love / Snake In The Grass / Heartache Blues / You Ain't Nothing But Trouble / Slave To Love / Gotta Stop Loving You
1986 UK 
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16942 AR CALL HER NAME - THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS 1951-1965  (CD)
Call His Name / Leave My Man Alone / Don't Do It / Old Man You're Slipping / Sittin' Here Drinking / I Ain't Nothin' But A Fool / Heartache Blues / You Ain't Nothin' But Trouble / Slave To Love / Gotta Stop Loving You / I'll Help You Baby / L & N Special / Every Night In The Week / Evil-Eyed Woman / The Price You Pay For Love / Snake In The Grass / Snake In The Grass / Lord Have Mercy (I'm So Lonely) / Sittin' Here Drinking Again / Black Cat Crossed My Trail / If You Ain't Sure / I'm Just What You're Looking For / I Thank Him / Mr. Big Wheel / Sittin' And Drinkin' / I'm A Woman / It's Nobody's Fault / Next Door To The Blues / Love Letters (Straight From My Heart) / Ain't Never Seen So Much Rain Before / Call His Name
2010 GER 




COMPILATIONS

CHARLY CRB 1079 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL MAMAS  (LP)
Sittin' And Drinking / Mr. Big Wheel / Next Door To The Blues / Nobody's Fault / I'm A Woman
1984 UK
RIPETE GOLD NUGGETS REP-1005   V/A: COOLIN' OUT, VOL.2  (EP)
Mr. Big Wheel
198? US
RIPETE 2195 V/A: SHAGGER'S DELIGHT, VOL.5  (CD)
Mr. Big Wheel
1994 US 
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Sittin' Here Drinking
1995 UK
ACE CDCHD 493 V/A: ACROSS THE TRACKS  (CD)
I'm Just What You're Looking For
1996 UK
ACE CDCHD 672 V/A: ACROSS THE TRACKS, VOL.2  (CD)
I Thank Him
1997 UK
MAIN STREET RECORDS # SEAN CARNEY & THE NITE OWLZ: PROVISIONS  (CD)
Christine Kittrell with Sean Carney & the Owlz: True Love Untold
1998 GER
TAXIM/TALKING WITH THE BLUES TX 1042 V/A: A FIFTH OF GOOD WHISKEY BLUES - A COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY BLUES SONGS FROM THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, VOL.5  (CD)
Christine Kittrell with Sean Carney & the Owlz: Sittin' Here Drinkin'
1998 GER
PLAY BACK 107 V/A: CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE, VOL.VII  (CD)
Call His Name
19??
BIG Q 139 V/A: KEEP A KNOCKIN'  (CD)
Call His Name / Every Day In The Week / Sittin' Here Drinking
19??
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15854 V/A: A SHOT IN THE DARK - TENNESSEE JIVE 1945-1955 : COUNTRY MUSIC ON NASHVILLE'S INDEPENDENT LABELS  (8-CD)
(includes a bonus cd featuring an interview with Christine Kittrell, same as on Nashville Jumps-boxset)
2000 GER
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15864 HL V/A: A SHOT IN THE DARK - NASHVILLE JUMPS  (8-CD)
Don't Do It / Old Man You're Slipping / Sittin' Here Drinking / I Ain't Nothing But A Fool / Heartache Blues / You Ain't Nothin' But Trouble / Slave To Love / Gotta Stop Loving You / I'll Help You Baby / L & N Special / Every Night In The Week / Evil Eyed Woman / The Price You Pay For Love / Snake In The Grass / Lord Have Mercy / Sittin' Here Drinkin' Again / Leave My Man Alone / Call His Name / If You Ain't Sure / Black Cat Crossed My Trail / interview
2000 GER
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-7273 V/A: THE BEST OF VEE JAY BLUES, VOL.5  (CD)
I'm A Woman / It's Nobody's Fault
-- reissued as part of a 5-CD boxset "The Best Of Vee Jay Blues", Collectables 147 --
2000 US
KENT CDKEND 185 V/A: KING NORTHERN SOUL  (CD)
Call His Name
2000 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-0147 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF VEE-JAY BLUES  (5-CD)
I'm A Woman / Come Back Baby / It's Nobody's Fault
2001 US
P-VINE PCD 5271/4 V/A: VEE JAY, CHICAGO'S BLUES MUSIC  (4-CD)
I'm A Woman / It's Nobody's Fault / Mr Big Wheel / Sittin' And Drinking
2002 JPN
LA CIENEGA LACGA 702 V/A: THE UPSETTERS  (CD)
Christine Kittrell with the Upsetters: Call His Name
2003 SPA
INDIGO IGOTCD 2540 V/A: THE R&B HITS OF 1953  (3-CD)
Slave To Love
2003 UK
INDIGO IGOTCD 2557 V/A: I'M A BAD, BAD GIRL - SEVEN DOZEN DUSKY DIVAS  (3-CD)
Sittin' Here Drinking
2004 UK
LOST HIGHWAY/CMF B0002100-02 V/A: NIGHT TRAIN TO NASHVILLE - MUSIC CITY RHYTHM & BLUES 1945-1970  (2-CD)
L&N Special / Sittin' Here Drinking
2004 US
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 723CD V/A: VEE JAY RECORDS - CHICAGO HIT FACTORY  (4-CD)
Mr Big Wheel
2004 UK
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1002 V/A: 100 HOT RHYTHM & BLUES TUNES FROM... THE R&B YEARS - 1952  (4-CD)
Sittin' Here Drinking
2004 UK
REVOLA CR REV 130 LITTLE RICHARD: GET RICH QUICK! - THE BIRTH OF A LEGEND 1951-1954  (CD)
Call His Name / Sittin' Here Drinkin' Again / Lord Have Mercy
2005 UK
PHANTOM/WG PRODUCTIONS LATA 527 V/A: LADY SINGS THE BLUES  (5-CD)
Slave To Love
2005 UK
LOST HIGHWAY/CMF B0005228-02 V/A: NIGHT TRAIN TO NASHVILLE - MUSIC CITY RHYTHM & BLUES 1945-1970, VOLUME TWO  (2-CD)
I'm A Woman
2005 US
BUZZOLA BZCD 007/CHROME DREAMS 528 V/A: JUICE HEAD BABY - VINTAGE SONGS ABOUT BOOZE AND BARS 1925-1952  (CD)
Sittin' Here Drinking
2004 US
ACE CDCHD 1116 V/A: THE LEIBER & STOLLER STORY, VOL.2 - ON THE HORIZON 1956-1962  (CD)
I'm A Woman
2006 UK
PRIMO PRMCD 6022 V/A: DRINKIN' TNT AND SMOKIN' DYNAMITE - VINTAGE SONGS ABOUT DRUGS AND BOOZE  (2-CD)
Sittin' Here Drinking
2006 CZE
BLUE LABEL/SPV 95832 CD V/A: THE CHAMPION RECORDS STORY - BLUES AND RHYTHM  (CD)
I'm Just What You're Looking For / I Thank Him
2007 GER
SHOUT! FACTORY 631048 V/A: VEE-JAY - THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION  (4-CD)
I'm A Woman
2007 US
BLUE LABEL/SPV 50912 V/A: FROM NEW ORLEANS TO CHICAGO VIA MEMPHIS  (CD)
I'm Just What You're Looking For
2007 GER
NITE OWLZ RECORDS # SEAN CARNEY & THE NITE OWLZ: PROVISIONS : A SECOND HELPING  (CD)
Christine Kittrell with Sean Carney & the Owlz: True Love Untold
(extended reissue of 1998 album)
2007 US
EXCELSIOR RECORDINGS EXCEL 96143 V/A: BLUE FLAMINGO - 78 RPM  (CD)
You Ain't Nothing But Trouble
2008
SUPER BIRD SBIRD 0013CD JOHNNY JONES: THE SESSION YEARS - 1956-1966  (CD)
I'm Just What You're Looking For
2010 US
SUPER BIRD SBIRD 0016CD V/A: RARE BLUES & SOUL FROM NASHVILLE - THE 1960S, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Love Letters
2010 US
GO ENTERTAIN GO3CD7074 V/A: LEMON POPSICLES AND STRAWBERRY MILKSHAKES - IT'S A GIRL'S WORLD  (3-CD)
Sittin’ Here Drinking
2011
SPV/BLUE LABEL 309192 V/A: CHAMPION RECORDS - THE SINGLES COLLECTION  (3-CD)
I'm Just What You're Looking For / I Thank Him
2011 GER
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16923 V/A: PLUG IT IN! TURN IT UP! ELECTRIC BLUES - THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION, PT. 3 : 1960-1969  (3-CD)
I'm A Woman
2011 GER
KENT CDKEND 383 V/A: HERE COMES THE HURT - SOUL BALLADS FROM KING, FEDERAL & DELUXE  (CD)
Ain't Never Seen So Much Rain Before
2012 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Benoit Billot

Published sources: Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Juke Blues #6 (1986) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Bear Family BCD BCD 16942 AR, 2010 (album sleeve notes & discography by Martin Hawkins)

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