CLARENCE SAMUELS





SINGLES

ARISTOCRAT 1001 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS WITH DAVE YOUNG'S ORCHESTRA Boogie Woogie Blues / Lolly Pop Mama 12/1947 US
ARISTOCRAT 1002 (78rpm, unissued?) CLARENCE SAMUELS Get Hep To Yourself / Juana
(12/1947 recordings)
1948 US
ARISTOCRAT 1003 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS WITH PORTER KILMER'S ORCH. Coming Home Baby / Baseball Blues 2/1948 US
DOWN BEAT 131 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS AND SEXTET Household Troubles / C.S. Jam 1948 US
DOWN BEAT 149 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS AND SEXTET Deep Sea Diver / A C Boogie Blues 1948 US
ARISTOCRAT 403 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS, DAVE YOUNG'S ORCHESTRA I Don't Love You Mamie / (reverse by Jump Jackson Orch. with Benny Kelly: Choo Choo Blues) (both sides 1947 recordings) 1949 US
DELUXE 3219 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS Gimme! / Jumping At The Jubilee 1949 US
FREEDOM 1533 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS AND ORCHESTRA Lost My Head / Low Top Inn 1950 US
FREEDOM 1541 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS AND ORCHESTRA She Walk, She Walk, She Walk Pt. 1 / She Walk, She Walk, She Walk Pt. 2 1950 US
FREEDOM 1543 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS AND ORCHESTRA I'm Gonna Leave You Baby / Got The Craziest Feelin' 1950 US
FREEDOM 1544 (78rpm) CLARENCE SAMUELS AND ORCHESTRA Somebody Gotta Go / Hey Joe 1950 US
BAY'OU 010 CLARENCE SAMUELS Low Top Inn / (reverse by Goree Carter: Drunk Or Sober) (both sides 1950 Freedom recordings) 1953 US
LAMP 8004 CLARENCE SAMUELS WITH BAND Life Don't Mean A Thing / Crazy With The Beat 1954 US
LAMP 8005 CLARENCE SAMUELS WITH BAND Cryin' 'Cause I'm Troubled / Lightnin' Struck Me 1954 US
EXCELLO 45-2093 CLARENCE SAMUELS Got No Place To Call My Own / Chicken Hearted Woman 1956 US
APT 45-25028 CLARENCE SAMUELS (a-side with Ann Cole) Without You / We're Goin' To The Hop 1958 US
SHARON 111 CLARENCE W. SAMUELS / THE BLAZERS Putt-Putt-Putt / Slippity 196? US
SHARON 112 CLARENCE SAMUELS AND HIS BLAZERS Crying 'Cause I'm Troubled / Charlie, Loan Me 50c 1963 US
NOPAL NOP-913 CLARENCE SAMUEL'S AND HIS BLAZERS Meet Me / Crying Cause I'm Troubled 1966 US
SHAG ARCHIVE 108 CLARENCE SAMUELS Without You / (reverse by Norma Lewis: Maybe This Time)  (reissue) 19?? US




COMPILATIONS

PARK 801 CLARENCE SAMUELS/DAVE BARTON/SHREWSBURY KID  (78rpm EP)
Clarence Samuels with The Gondoliers: I Didn't Sleep A Wink Last Night / How Many More Years / Tender Heart
1952 US 
PARK 802 SHREWSBURY KID/DAVE BARTON/MEYER KENNEDY & ORCH./CLARENCE SAMUELS  (78rpm EP)
Clarence Samuels with The Gondoliers: You Know I Miss You
1952 US
WALDORF MUSIC HALL MH-33-136 V/A: NEW ORLEANS BLUES  (10" LP)
Clarence Samuels with The Gondoliers: How Many More Years
1955 US
WALDORF RECORD CORP. 33-T-1A/B (promo, no cover) V/A: RHYTHM AND BLUES - "ROCK-AND-ROLL"  (LP)
Clarence Samuels with The Gondoliers: I Didn't Sleep A Wink Last Night / How Many More Years / Tender Heart / You Know I Miss You
195? US 
POLYDOR INT. LP 423.245 JAY MCSHANN: 1947-49  (LP)
Jay McShann Orchestra feat. Clarence Samuels: Suffering Man Blues
(recorded for Down Beat Records in Los Angeles, July 14, 1948)
1965 GER 
CHESS/MCA CHD 4-9340 V/A: CHESS BLUES  (4-CD)
Lolly Pop Mama
1992 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5267 V/A: LET'S BOOGIE - THE FREEDOM RECORDS STORY 1948-1952  (CD)
She Walk, She Walk, She Walk Pt. 1
1992 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5293 V/A: UPTOWN BLUES 1946-1950  (CD)
Somebody Gotta Go / Hey Joe
1993 US
CHESS/MCA CHD 4-9352 V/A: CHESS RHYTHM & ROLL  (4-CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
1994 US
GOLD DUST GDR 2001 V/A: THE LAMP RECORDS STORY, VOL.1  (CD)
Crazy With The Heat / Life Don't Mean A Thing
1994
AVI/EXCELLO 3001 V/A: THE BEST OF EXCELLO RECORDS  (CD)
Chicken Hearted Woman
-- reissue: AVI/Excello 4203, 1997 US --
1994 US
ACE CDCHD 653 V/A: WAIL DADDY! - NASHVILLE JUMP BLUES  (CD)
Chicken Hearted Woman
1997 UK
P-VINE PCD-5229 V/A: EXCELLO RARITIES  (CD)
Got No Place To Call My Own
1997 JPN
CHESS/MCA CHD 2-9387 V/A: THE ARISTOCRAT OF THE BLUES - THE BEST OF ARISTOCRAT RECORDS  (2-CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
1997 US
HIP-O 40131 V/A: HOUSE ROCKIN' & HIP SHAKIN', VOL.3 - KILLER SWAMP BLUES  (CD)
Chicken Hearted Woman
1997 US
HIP-O 40150 V/A: THE EXCELLO STORY, VOL.2 - 1955-1957  (CD)
Chicken Hearted Woman
1999 US
NOSTALGIA 18 V/A: RHYTHM & ROLL  (CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
1999
CHARLY CP 8355 V/A: ROCK THE HOUSE - THE BIRTH OF ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.4  (2-CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
1999 UK
EDDIE'S EDD-1001 V/A: BOOGIE WOOGIE PLAYGIRL - TEXAS STYLE JUMP AND BARRELHOSE BOOGIE BLUES 1948-1953  (CD)
Low Top Inn
200? US
LUCKY CDLR 913 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOLUME 13  (CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
200? UK
FREEDOM 1500 V/A: LET'S HAVE SOME FUN - THE FREEDOM LABEL R&B STORY  (CD)
She Walk, She Walk, She Walk Pt. 1 / She Walk, She Walk, She Walk Pt. 2 / Lost My Head
200? US
FREEDOM 1502 V/A: DOWN IN THE GROOVY - THE FREEDOM LABEL R&B STORY, VOLUME 2  (CD)
I'm Gonna Leave You Baby / Low Top Inn / Got The Craziest Feelin'
200? US
MCA INTERNATIONAL 881 V/A: THE CHESS STORY - 1947-1975  (15-CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
2000 US
EMI PLUS 72435 7630429 V/A: BLUES CONNECTION, VOL.3 - AFTER MIDNITE  (4-CD)
Lolly Pop Mama
2001 HOL 
STILL SLCD 1159 V/A: LOVE BLOOD HOUND RHYTHM  (CD)
We're Goin' To The Hop
2001 HOL
ELAP MUSIC 57202CD V/A: ELECTRIC BLUES - TEXAS BLUES GREATEST  (CD)
She Walk, She Walk, She Walk
2001 UK
STOMPIN' ST 312 V/A: STOMPIN' 12  (CD)
Boogie Woogie Blues
2002 UK
STOMPIN' ST 317 V/A: STOMPIN' 17  (CD)
Putt-Putt-Putt / Slippity
2002 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16702 AS V/A: BLOWING THE FUSE - 28 R&B CLASSICS THAT ROCKED THE JUKEBOX IN 1947  (CD)
Lolly Pop Mama
2005 GER
JSP 7796 V/A: 'THAT'S WHAT THEY WANT' - JOOK JOINT BLUES : GOOD TIME RHYTHM & BLUES 1943-1956  (4-CD)
Chicken Hearted Woman
2007 UK
STOMPIN' ST 332 V/A: STOMPIN' 32 - EARLY JUMPIN' SOUTHERN SCORCHERS  (CD)
Low Top Inn
2007 UK
ACROBAT 3053 V/A: THE LAMP RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
Crazy With The Heat / Life Don't Mean A Thing
2008 UK
JOOKIN' JCD 18001 V/A: JOOKIN', VOLUME 1 - 27 BLACK ROCK 'N' ROLL POUNDERS  (CD)
We're Going To The Hop
2009?
YAMA TNR 016 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES HUMDINGERS, VOLUME 2  (CD)
We're Going To The Hop
2009
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD047 V/A: LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES TEXAS - THE EVOLUTION OF TEXAS BLUES  (3-CD)
Chicken Hearted Woman
2010 UK
STILL SLCD 1174 V/A: JUST THINK ABOUT ROCK AND RHYTHM  (CD)
Meet Me
2010 HOL


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Blues Records 1943-1970 Volume Two (Mike Leadbitter-Leslie Fancourt-Paul Pelletier, 1994) | The R&B Indies 1 (Bob McGrath, 2005) | The R&B Indies 2 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 3 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 4 (Bob McGrath, 2007) | Jazz Style In Kansas City And The Southwest (Ross Russell, 1971) | Blues & Rhythm: The Gospel Truth #166 (2002; article/interview "The Legend Returns to New Orleans: The Clarence Samuels Story" by Dan Kochakian) | Juke Blues #51 (2002; obituary by Jeff Hannusch)

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.ebay.com | www.bim-bam.com | www.popsike.com | www.bluebeatmusic.com | www.bear-family.de | songs.sky.com/artists/Clarence+Samuels/eb9d31727a4c4810875d10743c94daaf | www.vinylcult.de | danielwhartwig.com/records/disc/aristocrat.html | www.globaldogproductions.info/l/lamp.html | rateyourmusic.com/artist/clarence_samuels | hubcap.clemson.edu/~campber/aristocrat.html 

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