FINIS TASBY





SINGLES

BIG TOWN BT-724  Get Drunk And Be Somebody / Just A Kiss 1978 US 
WATTS CITY 1014  Find Something Else To Do / To [sic] Many People (In The Streets)   1987 US




ALBUMS

ACE CH 122 BLUES MECHANIC  (LP)
Find Something Else To Do * / Midnight Train * / Don't Listen To A Friend * / Too Many People ** / Rather Trust A Stranger ** / Drinkin' Bad Whiskey * / Love Another Man ** / Get Drunk And Be Somebody ** / Walking The Highway ** / Travelin' Band **
(*= Deacon Jones:pno, James R. McMillan:bs, Sam King:dms + J.J. Jones:gtr [Find Something Else To Do], Big Chunk:gtr [Drinkin' Bad Whiskey], **= Bobby Warren: gtr, Evans Walker:gtr, Black Speed:pno, Eldridge Dip Hall:bs, Johnny D:dms)
1984 UK
SHANACHIE 9007 PEOPLE DON'T CARE  (CD)
People Don't Care / Rockin' With The Blues / Just A Kiss / Gotta Draw The Line / Po' Man Blues / Drinkin' Bad Whiskey / Gonna Miss Your Love / Find Something Else To Do / You Don't Have To Worry / Break Away
(Finis Tasby:vcl, Jay “Hurricane Jake” Fitzgerald:hca, Robert Martin:pno/org/sax, Robert Lieberman:gtr, Taras Prodaniuk:bs [1, 4, 5, 8], Mark Goldberg:bs [2, 3, 6, 9], Bob Babbitt:bs [7, 10], Charles E. Collins:dms/bckgr.vcl, Brian Kilgore:perc, Darrell Lenard:tp, Ken Tussing:tb, Joe Sublett:sax, Cynthia Manley:bckgr.vcl, Jessica Williams:bckgr.vcl, Patricia Hodges:bckgr.vcl, George Merrill:bckgr.vcl + Lowell Fulson:vcl [8], Elvin Bishop:gtr [2], Mick Taylor:gtr [9], Vernon Reid:gtr [10], Ricky Collins:vcl [10])
1995 US
EVIDENCE ECD 26097 JUMP CHILDREN!  (CD)
Mercy's Blues (I Believe) / Georgia Slop / I Just Got To Know / Jump Children / Cold, Cold Feeling / It's Your Fault, Baby / I Missed You Bad / Ah'w Baby / The Jive / The Sun Is Shining / Please Accept My Love / Job For Christmas
(Finis Tasby:vcl, Rob Rio:pno, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms + Rick Holmstrom:gtr [1-4, 9-10], Kid Ramos:ld.gtr [5, 7, 8]/rh.gtr [6]/sl.gtr [12], Coco Montoya:ld.gtr [6, 11], Lester Butler:hca [4, 7, 8], Randy Chortkoff:hca [10], David Woodford:sax, Cynthia Manley:bckgr.vcl, Jessica Williams:bckgr.vcl)
1998 US
KON-KORD RECORDS KON-6617  BLUES - A TRIBUTE TO JOHN LEE HOOKER  (CD)
Sex On My Mind / Little Red Rooster / Get Drunk & Be Somebody / Since I Met You Baby / Boogie Children / Keep On Loving You / You Don't Have To Worry / Blue Shadow / Cummin Prison / Going To Virginia
(Finis Tasby:vcl, Damon Van Buran:gtr, Jan Garfinkle:keys, Tom Poole:tp, Ed Early:tb, David Stone:sax, Carl Vickers:tp [7, 8], Paul Webber:sax [7, 8], Mike Grundy:hca, Lawrence Baulden:bs, Sly Hearns:dms + Zakiya Hooker:vcl, Carmen Grillo:gtr solo [10])
2002 US
ELECTRO-FI 3390 WHAT MY BLUES ARE ALL ABOUT  (CD)
Let's Have A Ball / Back In Love Again / Blues From Down Under / It's So Sad / Baby Please / Mean Old World / Sitting In My Window / I Don't Want No Woman / Save A Place For Me / Dead End Street / America / Ugly Woman Blues
(Finis Tasby:vcl, Mel Brown:gtr [5, 9, 11]/org [8, 9, 12]/pno [6], Enrico Crivellaro:gtr, David Rotundo:hca, Julian Fauth:pno, Alec Fraser:bs, Shane Scott:bs [2, 3, 5, 7, 10], Jim Boudreau:dms)
2005 CAN 
TOPP HATT # FINIS TASBY & THE ROYAL BLUES BAND: LIVE - MONEY IN MY POCKET  (CD-R)
Chicken Shack (instr.) / Sell My Monkey / Ah'w Baby / Boogie Chillun' / Walkin' And Walkin' / Since I Met You Baby / Blues Shadow / Parting Time / Mean Ol' World / Baby Please / As The Years Go Passin' By / Hey Baby
(Finis Tasby:vcl, Deacon Jones:keys, Damon Van Buren:gtr, River Blue:hca, Stanley Butler:bs, Peter Kaye:dms)
2008 US 
BLUEBEAT MUSIC 104 FINIS TASBY & KID ANDERSEN: SNAP YOUR FINGERS  (CD)
Don't Make Me Pay / Rockin' In The Same Old Boat / It's A Man Down There / Rainy Night In Georgia / People Sure Act Funny / Blue Shadows / Ghetto Woman / Up & Down WOrld / Snap Your Fingers / Worried Life Blues / Thank You Baby
2013 US 




COMPILATIONS & GUEST APPEARANCES

STORYVILLE STCD 8101 BARRY LEVENSON: HEART TO HAND  (CD)
Barry Levenson with Finis Tasby: Slippin' Down
1998 US
AUDIO (MAGAZIN) AUD0699 V/A: BLUES BEST  (CD)
I Just Got To Know
(Note: given free along with Audio magazine 6/1999)
1999 GER
CANNONBALL 29207 V/A: BLUES ACROSS AMERICA - THE LOS ANGELES SCENE  (CD)
Reconsider Baby / Kansas City / Victim Of Circumstances
2000 US
SHANACHIE 9033 V/A: BLUES FOR A BARBECUE  (CD)
Drinkin' Bad Whiskey
2001 US
CROSSCUT 11076/DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 101  KIRK FLETCHER: SHADES OF BLUE  (CD)
Kirk Fletcher with Finis Tasby: Welfare Blues / Worried Man Blues / Down Home Woman / A River's Invitation
2003 GER/ 
2004 US
ELECTRO-FI 3379 ENRICO CRIVELLARO: KEY TO MY KINGDOM  (CD)
Enrico Crivellaro with Finis Tasby: Key To My Kingdom / Rain Is A Bringdown / Makin' Money / You're In for A Big Surprise / Walkin' And Walkin' / Stand By  
2003 CAN
SELF PROD. # RICH ARNOLD & MIKE YOUNG: CRUISE CONTROL  (CD)
Rich Arnold & Mike Young with Finis Tasby: Everyday I Have The Blues / Reconsider Baby
2004 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 100 THE MANNISH BOYS: THAT REPRESENT MAN  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Going Crazy Over T.V. / Come on Rock Little Girl / Partin' Time / Easier Said Than Done / I'm a Lover Not A Fighter / Lost Your Good Thing Now / I Feel So Bad / It's Too Bad / Call My Job / Lonesome Bedroom Blues / Blues and Trouble / Strangest Blues
2004 US
SEVERN 32 ALEX SCHULTZ: THINK ABOUT IT  (CD)
Alex Schultz with Finis Tasby: Walkin' And Talkin' / Done Got Over It / I Love The Woman
2004 US
ONE 20 INC. 2025 V/A: STREET SOUL CAFE  (CD)
Boogie Children
2005 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 104 ROD PIAZZA: FOR THE CHOSEN WHO  (CD)
Description of a Fool * / Trace Of You ** / Honey's Blues * / Call Me Dangerous *
(*= Finis Tasby:bass guitar, **= Finis Tasby on background vocals)
2005 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 105 THE MANNISH BOYS: LIVE AND IN DEMAND  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Goin Crazy Over T.V. / Mystery Train / It's Too Bad / Strangest Blues / As The Year’s Go Passing By / Walkin' And Talkin'
(recorded at the 19th Annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, July 17, 2005)
2005 US
RUF RECORDS RUF 1117 WALTER TROUT: FULL CIRCLE  (CD)
Walter Trout with Finis Tasby: Can't Help Falling Apart
2006 GER
BLUE WITCH 103 V/A: HOUSE ROCKIN' AND BLUES SHOUTIN'!  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Lonesome Bedroom (live)
2007 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 116 THE MANNISH BOYS: BIG PLANS  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Border Town Blues / I Get So Worried / Why Do Things Happen To Me? / My Baby's A Good 'Un / Walkin' Down Fillmore
2007 US
ELECTRO-FI 3400 V/A: MAXIMUM MOJO - TEN YEARS OF THE BEST IN BLUES MUSIC FROM ELECTRO-FI RECORDS  (CD)
Back In Love Again
2008 CAN
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 121 THE MANNISH BOYS: LOWDOWN FEELIN'  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Low Down Feeling / If The Washing Don't Get You, The Rinsing Will / Something's Wrong
2008 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 129 BOBBY JONES FEATURING THE MANNISH BOYS: COMIN' BACK HARD  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Mystery Train
2009 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 131 V/A: 3RD ANNUAL DELTA GROOVE ALL-STAR BLUES REVUE - LIVE AT GROUND ZERO, VOL.1  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Lonesome Bedroom blues
2009 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 137 THE MANNISH BOYS: SHAKE FOR ME  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Too Tired / Reconsider Baby / Last Night / Black Nights
2010 US
COMEDY CENTRAL # V/A: SONGS OF THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM - FROM OUR REARS TO YOUR EARS!  (CD)
Roy Gaines, Keb' Mo', Sarah Silverman & Finis Tasby: Blind Woman Blues
2010 US
ACE/BGP CDBGPD 229 V/A: SHATTERED DREAMS - FUNKY BLUES 1967-78  (CD)
It Took A Long Time / Cloudy Day
2011 UK
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 144 ELVIN BISHOP: RAISIN' HELL REVUE - LIVE ON THE LEGENDARY RHYTHM & BLUES CRUISE  (CD)
Elvin Bishop with Finis Tasby: Whole Lotta Lovin' / Down In Virginia / River's Invitation / It Hurts Me Too
2011 UK
ELECTRO-FI 3432 V/A: SANTA'S GOT MOJO 2  (CD)
Enrico Crivellaro with Finis Tasby: Lonesome Christmas
2012 CAN
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 153 THE MANNISH BOYS: DOUBLE DYNAMITE  (2-CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Finis Tasby: Mean Old World / Never Leave Me At Home / Everybody Needs Somebody / Born Under A Bad Sign / Later On / You Don't Love Me / I Woke Up Screaming
2012 US
BGP CDBGPD 285 V/A: HARD TO EXPLAIN - MORE SHATTERED DREAMS, FUNKY BLUES 1968-1984  (CD)
Walk On / Find Something Else To Do
2014 UK


                                                      

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