CLARENCE EDWARDS





ALBUMS

SIDETRACK SCK 001 SWAMP'S THE WORD  (LP)
Stoop Down Baby / Rocky Mountains / Chewing Gum / I'm Your Slave / Driving Wheel / Walking The Dog / Still A Fool (acoustic & electric versions) / Lonesome Bedroom Blues / Done Got Over It / Let Me Love You / I'm The One / I Want Somebody / Born With The Blues / Coal Black Mare / Thing I Used To Do / Hi Heel Sneakers / (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
(feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Henry Gray:pno, Bill Guess:pno/perc, Michael Ward:vl, Anthony Hardesty:bs, Pick Delmore:dms, Steven Coleridge:perc, Bruce Lamb:perc, Mike Shepherd:perc)
-- cd reissues: Red Lightnin' RLCD 0090, 1990? UK/Blues Factory 47008, 2008 --
1990 US
SIDETRACK SCK 005 DEVIL'S SWAMP  (C-CAS)
All Your Love / Done Got Over / Long Distance Call / I Don't Know Why I Love You / Highway 61 / Lonesome Bedroom Blues / Cry Like A Baby / Down Home Blues Sick'n' Tired / Cloudy Weather / Spoonful
1990 US
FAN CLUB LP 079/NEW ROSE CD 5079/LAST CALL CD 422398 SWAMPIN'  (LP/CD)
Lonely Lonely Nights / Tried So Hard #1 / I'mThe One / I Want Somebody / Cry Like A Baby / Sick 'n Tired / Chewing Gum / Born With The Blues / Spoonful / Long Distance Call / Rocky Mountains / She Moves Me / Will The Circle Be Unbroken / 24 Hours Of The Day / Jody
(recorded at Studio One, Baton Rouge, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, A.G. Hardesty:bs, Henry Gray:pno, Harmonica Red:hca, Michael Ward:vl, "Pick" Delmore:dms + Bill Guess:pno on 'I'm The One' + Bruce Lamb/Bill Guess/Mike Shepherd/Steve Coleridge:perc)
1991 FRA
WOLF 120.925 CLARENCE EDWARDS, SPECIAL GUEST OSCAR"HARP" DAVIS: LOUISIANA SWAMP BLUES, VOL.4  (CD)
Driving Wheel / Coal Black Mare / Hi-Heel Sneakers / Pointy Brown / Don't Play With My Mistakes / I'm So Glad / Free Will / Up's And Down's / Done Got Over It / Awful Blues / Stack O' Dollars / Caress Me Baby (by Oscar Davis) / Down In Virgina (by Oscar Davis)
(1990-91 recordings feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Vic Shepherd:gtr, T-Bone Singleton:gtr, Harold Washington:gtr, Harmonica Red:hca, Scott Shipman:mnd/vl, Steven Coleridge:bs, Anthony Hardesty:bs, David Hill:bs, Pick Delmore:dms, Ronnia Houston:dms, Jess Kenchin:dms)
1993 AUT 
LAST CALL 74 22508 I LOOKED DOWN THAT RAILROAD  (CD)
She's Fine, She's Mine / I Found Someone To Love Me / Highway 61 (live) / Trouble Don't Last / Don't Make Me Pay / It's A Sin / Ups And Downs / I Walked All Night Long / I Just Wanna Make Love To You (live) / I Miss You So (live) / Someone Else Bin Steppin' In / Blue Monday / I'm Your Slave / Scratch My Back (live) / When The Weather Gets Cloudy (live) / I'm A Man
(feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Andrea Curbelo:gtr, Patricia Morrison:gtr, Henry Gray:pno, Harmonica Red:hca, Gina Forsyth:vl, Anthony Hardesty:bs, Steven Coleridge:bs/perc, Pick Delmore:dms, Ronnia Houston:dms, Battlerack Scatter:perc, Harold Washington:perc)
2003 FRA




COMPILATIONS

FOLK-LYRIC FL 111 V/A: COUNTRY NEGRO JAM SESSION  (LP)
Smokes Like Lightning / You Don't Love Me
(recorded in Zachary, Louisiana, October 27, 1959, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Cornelius Edwards:gtr, Butch Cage:vl)
-- reissues: Arhoolie R 2015, 1971 US/Trio PA-6028, 1974 JPN/Arhoolie CD 372, 1993 US [with bonus tracks] --
1961 US
STORYVILLE SLP 129 V/A: THE COUNTRY BLUES - STORYVILLE BLUES ANTHOLOGY, VOL.10  (LP)
Mean Old Frisco / Miss Sadie May / Stagalee / I Can't Quit You Baby / This Is My Life / Goin' Back To New Orleans *
(recorded in Zachary, Louisiana, October 27, 1959, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Cornelius Edwards:gtr, Butch Cage:vl [except *])
-- Japanese edition: Teichiku ULS-1825-R, 1975 --
196? DEN
ARHOOLIE 1054 V/A: LOUISIANA BLUES  (LP)
The Blues Won't Let Me Take My Rest * / Cold Chills * / Hear That Rumbling / How Many More Years
(recorded in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 27, 1970, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr [*= gtr only], Henry Gray:pno/vcl*, Clarence Prophet:bs, Samuel Hogan:dms + Whispering Smith:hca*)
-- French edition: Arhoolie LP 19011/cd reissue: Arhoolie 9004, 1997 US --
1970 US
BLUE HORIZON 7-66263 V/A: SWAMP BLUES  (2-LP)
Lonesome Bedroom Blues / Let Me Love You Baby / Cooling Board * / I Want Somebody *
(recorded in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 13, 1970, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Henry Gray:pno, Gregg Schaefer:gtr/bs [overdubbed], Roy Sheppard:gtr, Clarence Prophet:bs, Samuel Hogan:dms & August 15, 1970 * feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr)
-- US edition: Excello EXC-8015/8016, 1970/lp reissue: Sonet SNTF 773/774, 19?? UK/cd reissue: Ace CDCHD 661, 1998 UK --
1970 UK
EXCELLO LPS 8021 V/A: BLUES LIVE IN BATON ROUGE  (LP)
Do You Wanna Jump Children / Coolin' Board
-- UK edition: Contempo CRM 115 --
1972 US
FLYRIGHT LP 545 BUTCH CAGE: RRAISE A RUKUS TONIGHT  (LP)
Awful Blue / Come On, Baby Don't You Want To Go / I Got A Coal Black Mare / Can't Stand To Be Your Dog
(recorded in Zachary, Louisiana, June 30, 1961, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Butch Cage:vl)
1978 UK
STORYVILLE/TELDEC 6.28470 V/A: BLUES ROOTS : GIVE ME THE BLUES  (2-LP)
Mean Old Frisco
-- reissue: PGP RTB 3220044 --
1979 GER
WOLF 120.922 V/A: LOUISIANA BLUES LIVE AT TABBY'S BLUES BOX  (LP)
Lonesome Bedroom Blues / I'm The One
-- cd reissue: "Louisiana Swamp Blues, Vol.1 - Live At Tabby's Blues Box", Wolf 120.922, 1998 AUT --
1987 AUT
SIDETRACK SCK 004 V/A: CHEMICAL CITY SHAKEDOWN!  (LP)
1990? US
ARHOOLIE CD 372 V/A: COUNTRY NEGRO JAM SESSION  (CD)
Smokestack Lightning / You Don't Love Me / Stack O' Dollars (prev. unissued) / Thousand Miles From Nowhere (prev. unissued)
(extended reissue of Folk-Lyric FL 111/Arhoolie R 2015; recorded in Zachary, Louisiana, October 27, 1959, feat. Clarence Edwards:vcl/gtr, Cornelius Edwards:gtr, Butch Cage:vl)
1993 US
CASTLE MBS 434 V/A: DOWN & OUT BLUES  (3-CD)
Rocky Mountains
1994 UK
ARHOOLIE 527/ACE CDCHD 527 V/A: THE REAL COUNTRY BLUES - SHAKE 'EM ON DOWN  (CD)
Smokestack Lightning
1994 US/UK
INDIGO 2029 V/A: ROLLIN' & TUMBLIN'  (CD)
Still A Fool
1995 UK
BLUES LEGENDS 1213-2 V/A: SINGIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Rocky Mountains
1995
BLUES LEGENDS 1218-2 V/A: SCREAMIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Still A Fool
1995
BOXSETS 9846 V/A: THE ULTIMATE BLUES COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Rocky Mountains
1997
BOXSETS 9848 V/A: AN ANTHOLOGY OF BLUES  (2-CD)
Still A Fool
1997
BOXSETS 9917 V/A: BLUES ANTHOLOGY  (3-CD)
Still A Fool
1997
PEGASUS 198 V/A: THE BLUES ANTHOLOGY  (CD)
Rocky Mountains
1999 UK
CASTLE 56498 V/A: NOTHIN' BUT THE BLUES  (3-CD)
Rocky Mountains
2000 UK
FLAT-TOP FTB 070 V/A: SHAKE 'EM ON DOWN, VOL.3  (CD)
Done Got Over It
200? UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Alan Balfour

Published sources: The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Block #81 (1992)

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.ebay.com | www.wirz.de/music/storyfrm.htm | www.arhoolie.com

Note: The contents of www.wangdangdula.com website are informative only!
All the corrections/additions are welcome. E-mail: petehoppula @ hotmail.com

Revised on October 27, 2010


www.wangdangdula.com