EARL HOOKER





SINGLES

KING 4600 (78/45rpm) EARL HOOKER TRIO   Race Track / Blue Guitar Blues1/1953 US 
ROCKIN' 513 (78/45rpm) EARL HOOKER Sweet Angel / On The Hook1953 US
ARGO 5265 (78/45rpm) EARL "ZEB" HOOKER Frog Hop / Guitar Rumba1957 US
C.J. 605 HAROLD TIDWELL, EARL HOOKER AND HIS BAND (feat. H. Tidwell:vcl/dms) Senorita Junita / Sweet Soosie1959 US
C.J. 613 EARL HOOKER AND HIS ROAD MASTERS Do The Chickin [sic] / Yea Yea1959 US
BEA & BABY 106 BOBBY SAXTON (feat. Earl Hooker:gtr) (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Trying To Make A Living / Dynamite1/1960 US
CHECKER 947 BOBBY SAXTON (feat. Earl Hooker:gtr) (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Trying To Make A Living / Dynamite3/1960 US
MARJETTE 2011 BOBBY SAXTON (feat. Earl Hooker:gtr) (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Trying To Make A Living / Dynamite196? US
CHIEF 7016 JUNIOR WELLS & EARL HOOKER (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Galloping Horses A Lazy Mule / Blues In D Natural1960 US
CHIEF 7020 ELMORE JAMES Knocking At Your Door / Calling All Blues
(b-side actually by Earl Hooker)
1960 US
CHIEF 7021 JUNIOR WELLS & EARL HOOKER Universal Rock / (reverse by Junior Wells: Messing With The Kid)1960 US
CHIEF 7031 EARL HOOKER Rockin' With The Kid / Rockin' Wild1961 US
CHIEF 7039 JUNIOR WELLS & EARL HOOKER (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Galloping Horses A Lazy Mule / Blues In D Natural  (reissue)1961 US
CHIEF 7106 JUNIOR WELLS & EARL HOOKER (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Galloping Horses A Lazy Mule / Blues In D Natural  (reissue)196? US
AGE 29101 EARL HOOKER Apache War Dance / (reverse by A.C. Reed: This Little Voice)5/1961 US
AGE 29106 EARL HOOKER, VOCAL - MR. TIDWELL (a) / EARL HOOKER (b) Swear To Tell The Truth / Blue Guitar4/1962 US
AGE 29111 EARL HOOKER How Long Can This Go On / These Cotton Picking Blues1962 US
AGE 29113 BIG MOOSE & THE JAMS (feat. Earl Hooker:gtr) Off The Hook / Bright Sounds1962 US
AGE 29114 EARL HOOKER & THE EARLETTES (feat. Earl Hooker:gtr) Win The Dance / That Man
(Note: In some pressings, "Crying Blues"" by Big Moose & The Jams issued as "Win The Dance")  
1962 US
CHECKER 1025 EARL HOOKER Tanya / Put Your Shoes On Willie1962 US
MEL-LON 1001 EARL HOOKER The Leading Brand / Blues In D Natural1963 US
MEL 1005 JUNIOR WELLS & EARL HOOKER Universal Rock / (reverse by Junior Wells: Messing With The Kid)  (reissue)1964 US
CUCA 1194 EARL HOOKER & THE SOUL TWISTERS Bertha / Walking The Floor (Over You)11/1964 US
C.J. 643 EARL HOOKER Wild Moments / Chicken1965 US
CUCA 6733 EARL HOOKER & THE SOUL THRILLERS Dynamite / End Of The Blues3/1967 US
CUCA 1445 EARL HOOKER You Took All My Love / Dust My Broom1968 US
BLUE THUMB 103 EARL HOOKER Boogie, Don't Blot / Funky Blues1969 US
BLUE HORIZON 57-3166   EARL HOOKER Boogie, Don't Blot / Funky Blues1969 UK
ARHOOLIE 521 EARL HOOKER You Don't Want Me / Wah Wah Blues1970 US
JBE ? EARL HOOKER I Feel Good / (reverse by Big Bo: My Thing)  (reissue)2010 UK




ALBUMS

CUCA KS-4100 THE GENIUS OF EARL HOOKER  (LP)
Two Bugs In A Rug / Hold On...I'm Coming / Off The Hook / Dust My Broom / Hot And Heavy / The Screwdriver / Bertha / The Foxtrot / End Of The Blues / Walking The Floor / Hooker Special / Something You Ate
(Note: Although the cover of this album features a release number KS-3400, the actual catalogue code [as given on label] should be KS-4100)
-- reissues: "There's A Fungus Among Us", Red Lightnin' RL 009, 1972 UK/"Do You Remember The Great Earl Hooker" ABC/Bluesway BLS-6072, 1973 US/"Chicago Blues Guitar Genius", P-Vine PVCP 8159, 1998 JPN/"There's A Fungus Among Us", Catfish 134, 1999/Sundazed LP 5206, 2006 US --
1968 US
ARHOOLIE F 1044 TWO BUGS AND A ROACH  (LP)
Anna Lee / Off The Hook / Love Ain't A Plaything / You Don't Want Me / Two Bugs And A Roach / Wah Wah Blues / You Don't Love Me / Earl Hooker Blues
(recorded in Chicago, November 12-15, 1968)
5/1969 US
BLUESWAY BLS-6032 DON'T HAVE TO WORRY  (LP)
The Sky Is Crying (vcl by Andrew Odom) / Hookin' / Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry? (vcl by Johnny Walker) / You Got To Lose (vcl by Earl Hooker) / Blue Guitar / Moanin' And Groanin' (vcl by Andrew Odom) / Universal Rock / Look Over Yonder's Wall (vcl by Johnny Walker) / Don't Have To Worry (vcl by Earl Hooker) / Come To Me Right Away, Baby (vcl by Andrew Odom)
(recorded in Los Angeles, May 29, 1969)
-- UK edition: Stateside SSL 10298, 1970 --
1969 US
BLUE THUMB BTS 12 SWEET BLACK ANGEL  (LP)
I Feel Good / Drivin' Wheel / Shuffle / Country And Western [titled "Country & Western" on disc label] / Sweet Home Chicago / Sweet Black Angel / Boogie, Don't Blot! [titled "Boogie Don't Blot!" on disc label] / Cross Cut Saw / Catfish Blues / The Mood / Funky Blues
(produced by Ike Turner & Bob Krasnow; recorded in Los Angeles, May 29, 1969)
-- UK edition: Blue Horizon 7-63850, 1970/lp reissue: Capitol-Blue Horizon BTS 8812, 12/1970 US/cd reissue: One Way MCAD-22120, 1994 US --
9/1969 US
ARHOOLIE F 1051 HOOKER AND STEVE  (LP)
The Moon Is Rising (vcl by Earl Hooker) / Earl's Blues / Conversion Blues (vcl by Earl Hooker) / Guitar Rag / Hooker N' Steve / I'm Your Main Man (vcl by Gino Skaggs) / New Riviera (vcl by Steve Miller) / Strung-Out Woman Blues
(recorded in Berkeley, Ca., July 18, 1969)
-- reissue: "The Moon Is Rising", Arhoolie CD-468, 1998 US --
1970 US
BLUES ON BLUES BOB 1002 FUNK - THE LAST OF THE GREAT EARL HOOKER  (LP)
Wa-Wa Blues Parts 1 & 2 / Soul Cookin' / Sweet Home Chicago / Hooker Cooker / Huckle Bug / The Real Blues / Ball Game On A Rainy Day (vcl/hca by Jeffrey Carp)
(Earl Hooker:gtr/vcl on 'Sweet Home Chicago', Jeffrey Carp:hca/vcl on 'Ball Game On A Rainy Day', others unidentified; recorded in Chicago, May 5, 1969)
-- reissue: Antilles 7024, 1977 US --
1974 US




COLLECTIONS

ARHOOLIE F 1066 HIS FIRST AND LAST RECORDINGS  (LP)
The Hook (7/1969) / New Sweet Black Angel (11/1968) / Going On Down The Line (7/1953, vcl by Boyd Gilmore) / Original Sweet Black Angel (4/1953) / Guitar Rag (7/1953) / Earl's Boogie Woogie (7/1953) / Improvisations On Dust My Broom (9/1969) / Improvisations On Frosty (9/1969)
1970 US
BLUESWAY BLS-6047 MEMORIAL ALBUM  (LP)
(unissued?)
1970 US
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0018 EARL HOOKER/JODY WILLIAMS: THE LEADING BRAND  (LP)
How Long Can This Go On / Cotton Pickin' Blues / Bright Sounds / Oh Mama (sung by Lillian Offitt) / Off The Hook / You Better Be Sure (sung by Ricky Allen) / Nothing But Poison / This Little Voice (sung by A.C. Reed) / The Leading Brand / Nothing But Good
(other tracks by Jody Williams)
1977 UK
JEWEL/P-VINE PLP-9015 EARL HOOKER WITH LILLIAN OFFITT, A.C. REED AND BIG MOOSE: BLUE GUITAR  (LP)
Rockin' With The Kid / Swear To Tell The Truth / These Cotton Pickin' Blues / Oh Mama (vcl by Lillian Offitt) / Apache War Dance / This Little Voice (vcl by A.C. Reed) / Will My Man Be Home TOnight (vcl by Lillian Offitt) / Blue Guitar / Off The Hook / Lotta Loving (vcl by A.C. Reed) / Rockin' Wild / The Leading Brand
-- reissues: Paula-Flyright LP 18, 1981 UK/P-Vine PCD-2124, 199? JPN/Paula PCD-18, 199? US/P-Vine PCD-24045, 2003 JPN --
1980 JPN
BLACK MAGIC BM 9006 PLAY YOUR GUITAR MR. HOOKER!  (LP)
Swear To Tell The Truth (-64) / You Took All My Love (-67, vcl by Frank "Crying Shame" Clark) / All Your Love (-67) / Everything Gonna Be Alright (-66, vcl by Muddy Waters Jr) / Frosty (-67) / The Misfit (Got To Keep Movin') (-67) / Earl Hooker Blues (-68) / Reconsider Baby (-64) / Hot And Heavy (-67, alt. take) / She's Fine (-64, vcl by A.C. Reed) / Dynamite (-64) / I Got You (I Feel Good) (not included on cd edition) / Hello Baby (-66, vcl by Little Tommy) / Dust My Broom (-68, st.gtr by Fred Roulette)
-- reissue: Black Top CD BT-1093, 1993 US --
1985 HOL 
CHARLY CRB 1134 EARL HOOKER/MAGIC SAM: CALLING ALL BLUES  (LP)
Rockin' Wild / Blue Guitar / Galloping Horses A Lazy Mule (with Jr. Wells) / Blues In D Natural / Calling All Blues / Universal Rock / Swear To Tell The Truth (with Mr. Tidwell) / These Cotton-Pickin' Blues / Rockin' With The Kid
(other tracks by Magic Sam)
1986 UK
ARHOOLIE CD-324 TWO BUGS & A ROACH & HIS FIRST RECORDINGS  (CD)
Two Bugs And A Roach / Wah Wah Blues / You Don't Love Me / Earl Hooker Blues / Anna Lee / Off The Hook / Love Ain't A Plaything / You Don't Want Me / The Hook / New Sweet Black Angel / I'm Going Down The Line / Sweet Black Angel / Guitar Rag / Earl's Boogie Woogie
-- Japanese edition: P-Vine PCD-24110, 2001 --
1990 US
ARHOOLIE CD-468 THE MOON IS RISING  (CD)
The Moon Is Rising / Earl's Blues / Conversion Blues / Guitar Rag / Hooker N' Steve / I'm Your Main Man / New Riviera / Strung Out Woman Blues / Little Carey's Jump / Take Me Back To East St. Louis / Improvisations On Dust My Broom / Improvisations On Frosty / Can't Hold Out Much Longer / Swingin' At Theresa's
1998 US
CULTURE PRESS/BLUE BOAR BB 1006 SMOOTH SLIDIN'  (CD)
How Long Can This Go On? / Those Cotton-Pickin' Blues / You Better Be Sure / The Leading Brand / Nothing But Poison / Nothing But Good / The Foxtrot / Bertha / End Of The Blues / Walking The Floor Over You / Off The Hook / Hold On! I'm Comin' / Two Bugs In A Rug / Hooker Special / Something You Ate / Dust My Broom / Hot And Heavy / The Screwdriver
1998 FRA
MCA/UNIVERSAL MCAD-11811 SIMPLY THE BEST  (CD)
You Shook Me (vcl by Muddy Waters) / Frog Hop / Tanya / Messin' Around With The Blues (vcl by John Lee Hooker) / Drivin' Wheel / Sweet Home Chicago / Sweet Black Angel / When I Was Drinkin' (vcl by Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry) / Universal Rock / Don't Have To Worry / Come To Me Right Away, Baby / Hookin' / You Got To Lose / Would You Baby (vcl by Johnny "Big Moose" Walker) / The Sky Is Crying (vcl by Johnny "Big Moose" Walker) / They Call It Storm Monday (vcl by Andrew "Voice" Odom) / Farther Up The Road (vcl by Andrew "Voice" Odom) / Drifting Blues (vcl by Charles Brown) / If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im... (vcl by John Lee Hooker)
1999 US
P-VINE PCD-24045 BLUE GUITAR - CHIEF & AGE SESSIONS 1959-1963  (CD)
Will My Man Be Home Tonight (vcl by Lillian Offitt) / Oh Mama (vcl by Lillian Offitt) / Calling All Blues (with Junior Wells) / Swear To Tell The Truth (vcl by Harold Tidewell) / Galloping Horses A Lazy Mule (with Junior Wells) / Blues In D Natural / Universal Rock (with Junior Wells) / Apache War Dance / Rockin' With Kid / Rockin' Wild / This Little Voice (vcl by A.C. Reed) / I Wanna Be Free (vcl by A.C. Reed) / That Ain't Right (vcl by A.C. Reed) / Blue Guitar / How Long Can This Go On / Nothing But Good (with Reggie Boyd) / These Cotton Pickin' Blues / Off The Hook / That Man / The Bright Sound / Win The Dance / You'd Better Be Sure (vcl by Ricky Allen) / Crying Blues (vcl by A.C. Reed) / I Stay Mad (vcl by A.C. Reed) / Lotta Lovin' (vcl by A.C. Reed) / The Leading Brand / Want You To Rock Me (vcl by Jackie Brenston) / Little By Little (vcl by Ricky Allen) / Don't You Ever Forget It (vcl by Ricky Allen)
2001 JPN
BLUE CITY BCCD-1325 EARL HOOKER AND HIS BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Wild Moments / Blue Guitar - 1 / Frog Hop / Blues In 'D' Natural / Sweet Soosie / These Cotton Pickin' Blues / Do The Chicken / Guitar Rhumba / Off The Hook / Rockin' With The Kid / Senorita Senorita / How Long Can This Go On / Tanya / Move On Down The Line / Blue Guitar Blues / Swear To Tell The Truth / Race Track / That Man / Shake 'Em Up / Trying To Make A Living / Dynamite / Happy Blues / So Many Hard Times / Yea Yea / Win The Dance / The Drive / Sweet Angel / The Hucklebuck / Chicken / Blue Guitar - 2 / Universal Rock / Rocking Wild
200?




COMPILATIONS

ARGO LP-656 V/A: FANFARE OF HITS  (LP)
Frog Hop
1960 US
KING LP 727 JOHN LEE HOOKER: SINGS BLUES  (LP)
Poor Boy (Shake 'Em Up) / Race Track / Stomp Boogie (Happy Blues) / Who's Been Jivin' You (Blue Guitar Blues)
(Note: these tracks are actually performed by Earl Hooker in 11/1952. Interestingly, "Who's Been Jivin' You" and "Poor Joe" also appear to be credited to Memphis Slim on his album "Sings Folk Blues", King LP 885, 1964; The British 1964 edition Ember 3356 and the reissue King KS 1085 omit all the Earl Hooker sides)
-- reissues: King KLP-727, 1988 US/King CD 727, 1995 US/King 727, 19?? JPN/P-Vine PCD-23761, 2006 JPN --
1961 US
SUE ILP 921 V/A: WE SING THE BLUES!  (LP)
Swear To Tell The Truth
1965 UK
CBS 52796 V/A: BLACK WHITES AND BLUES  (LP)
Walking The Floor Over You / Steel Guitar Rag
(recorded at Royal Albert Hall, London, October 3, 1969)
1970 UK
CBS S 63912 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL '69 - LIVE! AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON  (LP)
Going Up And Down / Blue Shadows Fall
(recorded at Royal Albert Hall, London, October 3, 1969)
-- German edition: Scout SCS-6, 1970?/reissues: L+R 42.071, 19?? GER/L&R-Bellaphon CD CDLR 42071/L&R-Bellaphon 4-CD CDLR 726222, 2002 GER --
1970 UK
BLUE FLAME BLP-101 V/A: C.J.'S ROOTS OF CHICAGO BLUES  (LP)
Wild Moments / Chicken
1970 US
BLUE FLAME BLP-102 V/A: C.J.'S ROOTS OF CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.2  (LP)
I Can't Understand
(recorded in Chicago c. 1965)
1970 US
BUDDAH BDS 7511 V/A: ELECTRIC BLUES CHICAGO STYLE  (LP)
Calling All Blues
1970 US
RED LIGHTNIN' R.L. 005 V/A: BLUES IN D NATURAL  (LP)
Blues In D Natural / Tanya / Blue Guitar
1970 UK
TOMATO TOM-2-7006 V/A: BLUES ROOTS  (2-LP)
Two Bugs And A Roach
-- Japanese edition: RCA Victor SHP-6124/25/reissues: Tomato CD 2696042, 1988/Tomato 2-CD TOM-3001, 2002 --
1970 FRA
BLUES OSCURITIES BOV 7 V/A: DO THE CHICKEN - BLUES OBSCURITIES, VOLUME 7  (2-LP)
Do The Chicken / Yeah Yeah / Rocking Wild / Rocking With The Kid / Universal Rock
1971 US
BLUESWAY BLS-1973 V/A: A TASTE OF BLUESWAY  (LP)
Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry?
1973 US
BLUESWAY BLS 6062 V/A: CLASSIC BLUES, VOLUME TWO  (LP)
Blue Guitar
1973 US
RARITIES NO.25 EARL HOOKER, LITTLE WALTER & MUDDY WATERS: AT PEPPERS LOUNGE, CHICAGO  (LP)
Pepper's Thing / Dust My Broom / Too Late / Chicken Shack / Pepper's Other Thing / How Long Can This Go On / These Ole Cotton Pickin' Blues / Dynamite
(recorded at Pepper's Lounge, Chicago on May 1, 1969)
1975 UK
RARITIES NO.28 V/A: AT PEPPERS LOUNGE, VOL.2  (LP)
These Ole Cotton Pickin' Blues
(recorded at Pepper's Lounge, Chicago on May 1, 1969)
19?? UK
CHARLY CR 30126 V/A: THE ROOTS OF ROCK, VOL.11 - MEMPHIS BLUES SOUNDS  (LP)
The Hucklebuck
1977 UK
CHARLY CR 30127 V/A: THE ROOTS OF ROCK, VOL.12 - UNION AVENUE BREAKDOWN  (LP)
Believe I'll Settle Down (7/1953 recording, vcl by Boyd Gilmore)
1977 UK
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0021 V/A: MEAT & GRAVY FROM CADILLAC BABY, VOL.3 - TRYING TO MAKE A LIVING  (LP)
Dynamite
1978 UK
CHICAGO SLIDE CS-005 V/A: SLIDE GUITAR CLASSICS  (LP)
Tanya / Oh Baby
(recorded in Chicago c. 7/1962)
19?? US
NIGHTHAWK LP 102 V/A: CHICAGO SLICKERS 1948-1953  (LP)
Sweet Angel (Original Sweet Black Angel)
19?? US
NIGHTHAWK LP 109 V/A: DOWNHOME DELTA BLUES, 1949-1952  (LP)
On The Hook
19?? US
BLUE NIGHT BN 073-1669 V/A: CHICAGO GUITAR KILLERS  (LP)
Frog Hop / Guitar Rhumba
(Note: "Hooked On Love" on this album credited to Earl Hooker is actually an alt. take of Jody Williams' "Lucky Lou")
1979 US
P-VINE PLP-9022/5 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES : A QUARTER CENTURY  (4-LP)
Blues In D Natural
1981 JPN
CHARLY CRB 1061 V/A: RED HOT AND BLUE  (LP)
The Hucklebuck
1983 UK
CHARLY SUNBOX 105 V/A: SUN - THE BLUES YEARS  (9-LP)
Believe I'll Settle Down (7/1953 recording, vcl by Boyd Gilmore)
1984 UK
CHARLY CRB 1135 V/A: CHICAGO CALLING  (LP)
How Long Can This Go On / Win The Dance / Apache War Dance / That Man
1986 UK
P-VINE PLP-6074 V/A: SLIDIN' CHICAGO  (LP)
Frog Hop / Dynamite / Tryin' To Make A Livin' / Tanya / Oh Baby
1986 JPN
P-VINE PLP-341 V/A: MEMPHIS AGGRESSIVE GUITARS, VOL.2  (LP)
Earl's Boogie Woogie / The Hucklebuck / Call My Name (Goin' On Down The Line) / Guitar Rag No.2 / Earl's Shuffle
1987 JPN
RED LIGHTNIN' RLCD 0092 V/A: BIG BOSS MEN  (CD)
Blues For Dancers
199? UK
CHARLY CD SUN 29 V/A: THE SUN BLUES ARCHIVES, VOL.1 - GUITAR BLUES  (CD)
The Hucklebuck / Mexicali Hip-Shake / The Drive / Razorback / Blue Guitar / Red River Variations / Move On Down The Line / Guitar Rag
1990 UK
CHARLY CD RED 36 V/A: SLIDIN'  (CD)
Tanya
1991 UK
RHINO R2 71122 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.2 - POSTWAR CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Blue Guitar
1992 US
VERSAILLES/BEEHIVE CD 02 V/A: COOKIN' WITH THE BLUES, VOL.1  (3-CD)
The Foxtrot / Hold On / The End Of The Blues
1992 FRA
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS MAT 272 V/A: BLUES GIANTS  (CD)
Two Bugs In A Rug / Hot 'N' Heavy
1993 UK
RHINO R2 71132 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.9 - POSTMODERN BLUES  (CD)
Wah Wah Blues
1993 US
ROUNDER/BULLSEYE BLUES 61-9533 V/A: SLIDIN'...SOME SLIDE  (CD)
Blue Guitar
1993 US
LENOX 1012 V/A: MY GUITAR WANTS TO KILL YOUR MAMA  (CD)
Do The Chicken / Yea, Yea
1993 FRA
VERSAILLES/BEEHIVE CD 11 V/A: COOKIN' WITH THE BLUES, VOL.2  (3-CD)
Two Bugs In A Rug
1994 FRA
EMPORIO EMPRCD 525 V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
The Foxtrot
1994 UK
MCA CD 9352 V/A: CHESS RHYTHM & ROLL  (4-CD)
Frog Hop
1994 UK
CASTLE MAC CD 195 V/A: BLUES - THE CHICAGO YEARS  (CD)
The Foxtrot
1994 UK
ACE CDCHD 526 V/A: BOOGIE WOOGIE RIOT! - PIANO & GUITAR BOOGIE BLUES  (CD)
Earl's Boogie Woogie
1994 UK
INDIGO IGOCD 2029 V/A: ROLLIN' AND TUMBLIN'  (CD)
The Foxtrot
1995 UK
RHINO R2-72027 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.1-5  (5-CD)
Blue Guitar
1995 US
CHARLY CPCD 8139 V/A: BOPPIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
The Hucklebuck
-- reissued in 1997 with a slightly different track listing --
1995 UK
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Blue Guitar
1995 UK
CHARLY CDNEW 102 V/A: BLUES SHAKERS  (CD)
Blues In D Natural
1996 UK
INDIGO IGOCD 2057 V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
Off The Hook
1996 UK
ARHOOLIE CD 590 V/A: LET'S HAVE A BLUES BALL!  (CD)
Anna Lee
1996 US
CHARLY CDGR 143-2 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES - THE GOLDEN ERA  (2-CD)
Blues In D Natural
1997 UK
BLUE SUN BSCD 2000 V/A: KING BISCUIT BLUES - THE HELENA BLUES LEGACY  (CD)
Earl's Boogie Woogie
1997 US
CHARLY CPCD 8302 V/A: 706 UNION INSTRUMENTALS (TUFF STUFF)  (CD)
The Hucklebuck / The Razorback / Red River Variations / Jivin' Boogie
1997 UK
A&M 161280 V/A: HOUSE OF BLUES - ESSENTIAL CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Anna Lee
1997 US
HOUSE OF BLUES 161301 V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Blues In D Natural
1997 US
INDIGO IGOCD 2028 V/A: I ASKED FOR WHISKY  (CD)
Two Bugs In A Rug
1997 UK
WOLF 120.282 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FROM C.J. RECORDS, VOL.1  (CD)
Do The Chicken / Yea, Yea / Wild Moments
1997 AUT
LUCKY CDLR 903 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOL.3  (CD)
The Hucklebuck
1997 UK
CASTLE PULSE PLSD 155 V/A: BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Wa-Wa Blues / End Of The Blues
1997/2001 UK
CHESS/MCA CHD 9393 V/A: CHESS BLUES GUITAR - TWO DECADES OF KILLER FRETWORK 1949-1969  (2-CD)
Guitar Rhumba / Frog Hop
-- EU edition: Chess/Universal Music International Ltd MCD 329 393-2 --
1998 US
RHINO R2-75348 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.18: MORE SLIDE GUITAR CLASSICS  (CD)
Wah Wah Blues
1998 US
BLUE CHICAGO 5003 V/A: GOLDEN AGE OF BLUE CHICAGO  (CD)
Blue Guitar
1998 US
ROCKIN' RECORDS HTCD 5502-2 V/A: ROCKIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Alley Corn / Sweet Angel / Goin' To New Orleans (with Little Sam Davis) / She's Good To Me (with Little Sam Davis) / On The Hook / Goin' Home To Mother (with Little Sam Davis) / 1958 Blues (with Little Sam Davis) / Jammin' / Ride Hooker Ride / After Hours
(1953 Florida recordings)
1999 US
ORIGINAL SUN CD 41010 V/A: THE SUN BLUES YEARS  (CD)
Move On Down The Line
2000 US
ST. CLAIR 7113 V/A: DONE STILL GOT THE BLUES  (CD)
Bertha
2001 US
ST. CLAIR 7121 V/A: DON'T MESS WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
Hot And Heavy
2001 US
ST. CLAIR 7147 V/A: THE CHICAGO YEARS - BLUES  (CD)
The Foxtrot / Two Bugs In A Rug
2001 US
VARESE SARABANDE 066254 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 25 BLUES CLASSICS  (CD)
The Hucklebuck
2001 US
TOMATO TOM-3001 V/A: BLUES ROOTS  (2-CD)
Two Bugs And A Roach
2002 US
VARESE SARABANDE 066386 V/A: SUN RECORDS 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOX  (3-CD)
The Hucklebuck
2002 US
L&R/BELLAPHON CDLR 726222 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL 1965/1966/1967/1969  (4-CD)
Going Up And Down / Blue Shadows Fall
(recorded in London, October 3, 1969)
2002 GER
CASTLE CMDDD 610 V/A: MEAT & GRAVY FROM BEA & BABY  (2-CD)
Dynamite
2002 UK
FUEL 2000 RECORDS 061273 V/A: BLUES, BOOZE, HARPS AND GUITARS  (2-CD)
The Leading Brand
2003 US
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1003 V/A: DOWN HOME BLUES CLASSICS 1943-1953  (4-CD)
Sweet Angel
2004 UK
HIP-O 06024986 28980 V/A: THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL 1962-1969, VOL.3  (DVD)
Earl's Boogie
(recorded live at the American Folk Blues Festival, London, October 3, 1969 with Mack Thompson:bs & Robert St. Julien:dms)
2004 US
HIP-O 000 3224 02 V/A: THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL 1962-1969, VOL.3  (CD)
Walking The Floor Over You-Off The Hook
(recorded live at the American Folk Blues Festival, London, October 3, 1969 with Mack Thompson:bs & Robert St. Julien:dms)
2004 US
HENRY STONE MUSIC HSM CD 5002-2 V/A: BLUES FROM THE 50'S  (CD)
Alley Corn / Sweet Angel / On The Hook / Jammin' / Ride Hooker Ride / After Hours / Little Sam Davis with Earl Hooker's Band: Goin' To New Orleans / She's So Good To Me / Goin' Home To Mother / 1958 Blues
(1953 Rockin' recordings)
2005 US
UNIVERSAL/EMPIRE 545 450 393 V/A: THE DEVIL IS A BUSY MAN  (CD)
On The Hook
2005 UK
JSP JSPCD 7777 V/A: MEMPHIS BLUES - IMPORTANT POSTWAR BLUES  (4-CD)
Move On Down The Line / Hucklebuck / Blue Guitar
2006 UK
BLACK KAT-1950 (bootleg) V/A: JUMP R&B INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Dynamite
200?
ROCKET 1010 (bootleg) V/A: JUMPERS' JIVERS' AND COME ALIVERS  (CD)
Do The Chicken / Earl Hooker & the Earlettes: That Man / Earl Hooker & the Road Masters: Yea Yea
200?
TROPICAL MUSIC 68.364 V/A: LEGENDS OF THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVALS  (DVD)
Off The Hook / Walking The Floor / Rocket 88
(filmed on tour in Germany, 1969)
2008 GER
M.A.T. MUSIC 233168 V/A: ABC OF THE BLUES - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION FROM THE DELTA TO THE BIG CITIES  (52-CD)
Sweet Black Angel / Earl's Boogie Woogie / Goin' Down The Line / Guitar Rag
2010


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Benoit Billot | Ort Carlton | Jarmo Hoppula | Jennings Falcon

Published sources: Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Sun Records: The Discography (Colin Escott & Martin Hawkins, 1987) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986) | Blues News 2/2001

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.recordmaster.com | www.singlesdb.com | www.bsnpubs.com | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.musicstack.com | www.ne.jp/asahi/ko-1/crossroads | www.sunrecords.biz | www.wirz.de/music/hookearl.htm | www.popsike.com | www.jazzmanrecords.co.uk

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