FRANK FROST





SINGLES

PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL PI 3578 FRANK FROST  Jelly Roll King / Crawl Back1962 US
JEWEL 765FRANK FROST My Back Scratcher / Harp And Soul1966 US
JEWEL 771FRANK FROST Things You Do / Harpin' On It1967 US
JEWEL 778FRANK FROST Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Pocket Full Of Money 1967 US
RONN 94FRANK FROST My Back Scratcher / Harp And Soul  (reissue)1982 US 




ALBUMS

PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL 1975 FRANK FROST WITH THE NIGHT HAWKS: HEY BOSS MAN!  (LP)
Everything's Alright / Lucky To Be Living / Jelly Roll King / Baby You're So Kind / Gonna Make You Mine / Now Twist / Big Boss Man / Jack's Jump / So Tired Living By Myself / Now What You Gonna Do / Pocket Full Of Shells / Just Come On Home
-- lp reissues: Charly CRM 2011, 1981 UK/P-Vine PLP-360, 1988 JPN/Bear Family BAF 18010, 2012 GER [with bonus track: Crawlback] --
1962 US
PAULA/JEWEL LPS 5013 FRANK FROST  (LP)
Got My Mojo Working / My Back Scratcher / Feel Good Babe / Things You Do / Pocket Full Of Money / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Janie On My Mind / Never Leave Me At Home / Didn't Mean No Harm / Pretty Baby / Five Long Years
-- reissue: Paula-Jewel LPS 5013, 1979 (with bonus tracks: Harp And Soul / Harpin' On It) --
1973 US
EARWIG LPS 4901 THE JELLY ROLL KINGS: ROCKIN' THE JUKE JOINT DOWN  (LP)
Slop Jar Blues / Jelly Roll Stroll / Have Mercy Baby / Sunshine Twist / Just A Dream / Burnt Biscuits / No I Didn't Know / Road Of Love / Mighty Long Time / Honeydrippin' Boogie
1979 US
CHARLY CRB 1103 RIDE WITH YOUR DADDY TONIGHT  (LP)
My Back Scratcher / Never Leave Me At Home / Harpin' On It / Things You Do / Feel Good Babe / Pocket Full Of Money / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Got My Mojo Working / Janie On My Mind / Harp And Soul / Didn't Mean No Harm / Pretty Baby / Five Long Years
1985 UK
EARWIG LP/CD-4914/BLUE STING CD 018 MIDNIGHT PROWLER  (LP/CD)
Gonna Put Her Down / Ernest's Groove / Undertaker / Scratch My Back / Midnight Prowler / Just Like A Rabbit / Quarter To Twelve / My Back Scratcher / Cumins Prison Farm / Unseen Eye / Mean Black Spider / Who Told You / Mustang Sally / I Wanna Get Close
1988 US
CHARLY CDCHARLY 223 JELLY ROLL KING  (CD)
Baby You're So Kind / Gonna Make You Mine / Now Twist / Big Boss Man / Jack's Jump / So Tired Of Living By Myself / Now What You Gonna Do / Pocket Full Of Shells / Just Come On Home / Crawlback / My Back Scratcher / Things You Do / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Pocket Full Of Money / Didn't Mean No Harm
1990 UK
P-VINE PCD 2135 HARP AND SOUL  (CD)
199? JPN
PAULA PCD-20 JELLY ROLL BLUES  (CD)
My Back Scratcher / Never Leave Me At Home / Harpin' On It / Things You Do / Feel Good Babe / Pocket Full Of Money / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Got My Mojo Working / Harp And Soul / Didn't Mean No Harm / Pretty Baby / Five Long Years / Janie On My Mind
1992 US
APPALOOSA 6108 FRANK FROST WITH FREDDIE & THE SCREAMERS: DEEP BLUES  (CD)
Nothin' I Wouldn't Do For You / Sweet Woman / Born To Be Wise / Pocket Full Of Shells / My Baby / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Repo Man Blues / Pocket Full Of Money / Janie On My Mind / Somebody Tell Me / Deep Blues
(featuring Frank Frost:vcl/hca, Fred James:gtr, Bob Kommersmith:bs, Waldo Latowsky:dms/pno)
-- reissued in 1998 by Evidence Records --
1992 US
CHARLY CDBM 36 JELLY ROLL KING (CHARLY BLUES-MASTERWORKS VOL. 36)  (CD)
Everything's Alright / Lucky To Be Living / Jelly Roll King / Baby You're So Kind / Gonna Make You Mine / Now Twist / Big Boss Man / Jack's Jump / So Tired Of Living By Myself / Now What You Gonna Do / Pocket Full Of Shells / Just Come On Home / Crawlback / My Back Scratcher / Things You Do / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Pocket Full Of Money / Didn't Mean No Harm
1993 UK
EMI/THE BLUES COLLECTION 52 FRANK FROST - THE BLUES COLLECTION  (CD)
So Tired of Living By Myself / Now What You Gonna Do / My Back Scratcher / Harpin On It / Things You Do / Didn't Mean No Harm / Harp and Soul / Big Boss Man / Jelly Roll King
(issued along with the magazine)
1994 UK
EVIDENCE EVI 26077-2 FRANK FROST WITH SAM CARR: KEEP YOURSELF TOGETHER  (CD)
Keep Yourself Together / Frank's Boogie Woogie / Tired Of Living By Myself / You're So Kind / Going To Chicago / Just A Feeling / Cotton Needs Pickin' / Come On Home / All My Life / Everything's Gonna Be Alright / My Soul Lover
(recorded at Three Little Pigs Digital Studio, Nashville, TN on December 7-8, 1993 with Fred James:gtr/org, Bob Kommersmith:bs & Sam Carr:dms)
1996 US
FAT POSSUM 0310-2 THE JELLY ROLL KINGS: OFF YONDER WALL  (CD)
Frank Frost Blues / That's Alright Mama / Look Over Yonder Wall / So Lonesome / Baby Please Don't Go / Fishin' Musician / Fat Back / Sitting On Top Of The World / Have Mercy Baby / I'm A Big Boy Now
(with Terry Jackson on additional guitar)
1997 US
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-5921 BIG BOSS MAN - THE VERY BEST OF FRANK FROST  (CD)
Big Boss Man / Jelly Roll King / What You Gonna Do / You're So Kind / Pocket Full Of Shells / Lucky To Be Living / Now Twist / Crawl Back / So Tired Of Living By Myself / Gonna Make You Mine / Jack's Jump
1998 US
APPALOOSA 86/EVIDENCE ECD 26094-2 DEEP BLUES  (CD)
(reissue of Appaloosa 6108)
1998 US
HMG/HIGHTONE 1006 FRANK FROST & SAM CARR: THE JELLY ROLL KINGS  (CD)
Let's Go Out Tonight / It's Cold Outdoors / Jelly Roll King / Love I Have Is True / Helena Hop / Sittin' On Daddy's Knee / You Took All My Dough / Baby Please / Mess Around / Will It Be You / Owl Head Woman / Done With Me
(recorded at The Sonny Boy Williamson Memorial Music Hall, Helena, AR, with Fred James:gtr)
-- Japanese edition: P-Vine PCD-5508 --
1999 US
P-VINE PCD-24047 FRANK FROST & JERRY MCCAIN: SOUTHERN HARP ATTACK  (CD)
Harp And Soul / My Back Scratcher / Never Leave Me At Home / Didn't Mean No Harm / Things You Do / Harpin' On It / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Pocket Full Of Money / Janie On My Mind / Feel Good Babe / Pretty Baby / Five Long Years / Got My Mojo Working
(other tracks by Jerry McCain)
2000 JPN
WESTSIDE WESM 633 HARPIN' ON IT - THE COMPLETE JEWEL RECORDINGS  (CD)
My Back Scratcher / Harp And Soul / Pocket Full Of Money / Things You Do / Harpin' On It / Five Long Years / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight / Got My Mojo Working / Feel Good Babe / Janie On My Mind / Never Leave Me At Home / Didn't Mean No Harm / Pretty Baby
2001 UK
R.O.A.D./BLUESLAND CD 41 LIVE IN LUCERNE  (CD)
You Better Watch Yourself / Deep Blues / Janie's On My Mind / Scratch My Back / I Didn't Know / Frank's Mambo / St. Louis Serenade / Jelly Roll King / Lucky To Be Living / Helena Boogie
(recorded live featuring Frank Frost:vcl/hca, Fred James:gtr, Kenny Brown:gtr, Jeff Davis:bs & Sam Carr:dms)
2004 US
SPV-BLUE LABEL SPV 49732 FRANK FROST & SAM CARR: THE LAST OF THE JELLY ROLL KINGS LIVE  (CD)
Better Take It Slow / Hey Baby / Keep Things Right / Done With You / Owl Head Woman Part 2 / Don't Do That / Jelly Roll King / Rock Me Baby / Come Here Baby / St. Louis Serenade / How Many Times / Black Cat Bone / Midnight Prowler / King Biscuit Blues / Arkansas Shuffle
2007 GER




COMPILATIONS

PYTHON PLP-KM 16 V/A: BLUES TODAY - SOUTHERN STYLE  (LP)
My Back Scratcher / Ride With Your Daddy Tonite / Harpin' On It / Things You Do / Harp & Soul / Pocket Full Of Money
1969? US
PYE NPL 28142 V/A: BLUES FROM THE BAYOU  (LP)
Ride With Your Daddy Tonight
1970 UK
CARNIVAL GOLD STANDARD 2941 001 V/A: HARPIN' ON IT  (LP)
My Back Scratcher / Harp And Soul / Things You Do / Harpin' On It / Pocket Full Of Money / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight
1972 UK
SEVEN SEAS/KING SR 728 V/A: BLUES FROM LOUISIANA  (LP)
Things You Do
1972 JPN
PHONOGRAM 6641.180 V/A: THE SUN STORY  (2-LP)
Jelly Roll King / Frank Frost & Night Hawks: Just Come On Home / Now What You Gonna Do / Gonna Make You Mine
1974 UK
REDITA LP-111 V/A: 706 BLUES  (LP)
Jack's Jump
1975 HOL
CHARLY CR 30106 V/A: SUNSET SOUL : THE ROOTS OF ROCK, VOL.6  (2-LP)
You're So Kind / Pocket Full Of Shells / Lucky To Be Living / So Tired Living By Myself
1977 UK
PAULA/JEWEL LPS 5015 V/A: JEWEL'S SPOTLIGHT ON BLUES, VOL.1  (LP)
My Back Scratcher / Harp And Soul
-- reissue: Jewel JCD 1015, 1994 --
1978 US
CHARLY CR 30186 V/A: TOUGH STUFF (SUN'S INSTRUMENTAL GOLD)  (LP)
Jack's Jump / Crawlback
1980 UK
P-VINE PLP-725 V/A: HARP AND BLUES  (LP)
Harpin' On It / Things You Do / Harp & Soul / Ride With Your Daddy Tonight
1983 JPN
COLUMBIA 925 399-1 V/A: CROSSROADS  (LP/CD)
Cotton Needs Pickin' / Willie Brown Blues
-- Japanese edition: Warner Bros, P-13293, 1986 --
1986 US
CHARLY CDCHARLY 26 V/A: BLUES UPSIDE YOUR HEAD  (CD)
Jelly Roll King
1988 UK
CHARLY SUNBOX 109 V/A: SUN INTO THE SIXTIES  (8-LP)
Jelly Roll King / Crawl Back
1989 UK
RHINO R2-70962 V/A: BLUE FLAMES - SUN BLUES COLLECTION  (LP/CD)
Jack's Jump
1990 US
PAULA PCD-05 V/A: SUPER SOUL BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
My Back Scratcher
1991 US
PAULA PCD-10 V/A: SUPER SOUL BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
Harp And Soul
1991 US
PAULA PRO-CD 5973 V/A: THE JEWEL/PAULA RECORDS STORY SAMPLER  (CD)
My Back Scratcher
1993 US
CAPRICORN 9 42014-2 V/A: THE JEWEL/PAULA RECORDS STORY : THE BLUES, RHYTHM & BLUES AND SOUL RECORDINGS  (2-CD)
My Back Scratcher
1993 US
RHINO R2 71780/RHINO 1211 V/A: THE SUN RECORDS COLLECTION  (3-CD)
Frank Frost & The Night Hawks: Jack's Jump
1994 US
CHARLY CD BM 103 V/A: THE VERY BEST OF CHARLY BLUES MASTERWORKS  (3-CD)
Jelly Roll King
1994 UK
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Ride With Your Daddy Tonight
1995 UK
EARWIG 4933 V/A: EARWIG RECORDS 16TH ANNIVERSARY SAMPLER  (CD)
The Jelly Roll Kings: Jelly Roll King
1995 US
CHARLY CPCD 8139 V/A: BOPPIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Everything's Alright / Jack's Jump
(Sun recordings)
-- reissue: Charly CPCD 8271, 1997 UK --
1995 UK
EVIDENCE ECD 26083 V/A: EVIDENCE BLUES SAMPLER 5  (CD)
Frank Frost with Sam Carr: Cotton Needs Pickin'
1995 US
RONN RONN-8007 V/A: CLASSIC BLUES, VOLUME 1  (CD)
Feel Good Babe
1995 US
RONN RONN-8008 V/A: CLASSIC BLUES, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Harp & Soul
1995 US
CHARLY CDNEW 102 V/A: BLUES SHAKERS  (CD)
My Back Scratcher
1996 UK
FAT POSSUM/EPITAPH 0312-2 V/A: FAT POSSUM - NOT THE SAME OLD BLUES CRAP  (CD)
The Jelly Roll Kings: Have Mercy Baby
1997 US
CAPRICORN 534130 V/A: MUCHO MOJO - THE BEST OF FAT POSSUM  (CD)
The Jelly Roll Kings: Coahoma County Blues
1997 US
CHARLY CPCD 8302 V/A: TOUGH STUFF - 706 UNION INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Jack's Jump / Crawlback
1997 UK
CHARLY CD 220 V/A: BLUES HARP BOSSES  (CD)
My Back Scratcher
1998 UK
SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS SFW 40086 V/A: RIVER OF SONG : A MUSICAL JOURNEY DOWN THE MISSISSIPPI  (CD)
Big Jack Johnson & the Jelly Roll Kings (feat. Frank Frost, Sam Carr & David Porter): Shake Your Money Maker
(recorded at Thompson's Grocery Store, Bobo, Mississippi, April 2, 1996)
1998 US
JEWEL JCD 5022 V/A: SUPER BLUES LEGENDS  (LP)
Harp And Soul
1998 US
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15806 DI V/A: THE COMPLETE SUN SINGLES, VOL.6  (4-CD)
Jelly Roll King / Crawlback
1998 GER
ACE CDCHD 710 V/A: HARP BLUES  (CD)
Ride With Your Daddy Tonight
1999 UK
EARWIG 4946 V/A: EARWIG 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (CD)
Gonna Put Her Down / The Jelly Roll Kings: Jelly Roll Stroll
1999 US
KENT CDKEND 171 V/A: EVEN MO' MOD JAZZ  (CD)
My Back Scratcher
1999 UK
FUEL 2000 RECORDS 061078 V/A: AMERICAN BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
My Back Scratcher
2000 US
CANNONBALL CD 29208 V/A: BLUES ACROSS AMERICA - THE HELENA SCENE  (CD)
Frank Frost, Sam Carr (The Jelly Roll Kings): Better Take It Slow / Hey Baby / Keep Things Right / Come Here Baby
2000 US
VARESE SARABANDE 066254/066383 V/A: SUN RECORDS - 25 BLUES CLASSICS  (CD)
Jelly Roll King
2001 US
VARESE SARABANDE 061131 V/A: HARP & SOUL  (CD)
Harp And Soul
2001 US
VARESE SARABANDE 066386 V/A: SUN RECORDS 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOX  (2-CD)
Jelly Roll King
2002 US
FAB-U-LUS FBUBX 002 V/A: SUN RECORD COMPANY - 50 GOLDEN YEARS 1952-2002  (8-CD)
Jelly Roll King
2002 US
FUEL 2000 RECORDS 061273 V/A: BLUES, BOOZE, HARPS AND GUITARS  (2-CD)
Harp And Soul
2003 US
SHOUT!/SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT DVD 30179-I1 V/A: DEEP BLUES - A MUSICAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE CROSSROADS  (DVD/AUDIO-CD)
The Jelly Roll Kings (Frank Frost, Sam Carr & Big Jack Johnson): Midnight Prowler (bonus audio)
2003 US
FLAT-TOP FTB-069 V/A: SHAKE 'EM ON DOWN, VOL.2  (CD)
Never Leave Me At Home / Feels Good Babe
2003 UK
BLUE LABEL/SPV 50912 V/A: FROM NEW ORLEANS TO CHICAGO VIA MEMPHIS  (CD)
Frank Frost & Sam Carr: Keep Things Right
2007 GER




SESSION WORKS / SINGLES

CHECKER 943SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON (feat. Frank Frost:gtr) Goat / It's Sad To Be Alone1960 US
ROOSTER BLUES R57BIG JACK JOHNSON ("B.J. THE OIL MAN") (feat. Frank Frost & Sam Carr on a-side)Rudolph Got Drunk Last Night / Jingle Bell Boogie198? US 




SESSION WORKS / ALBUMS

P-VINE PLP-715 JERRY MCCAIN: SOUTHERN HARP, CADILLAC & THE BLUES  (LP)
Midnight Beat (late 1960's recording feat. Frank Frost:gtr)
1981 JPN
CHARLY CRB 1148 JERRY MCCAIN: MIDNIGHT BEAT  (LP)
Midnight Beat (late 1960's recording feat. Frank Frost:gtr)
1987 UK
EARWIG LPS-4910 BIG JACK JOHNSON: THE OIL MAN  (LP)
(feat. Frank Frost on some tracks)
-- reissue: Earwig CD 4910, 1994 US --
1988 US
EARWIG LPS-4916 BIG JACK JOHNSON: DADDY, WHEN IS MAMA COMIN' HOME?  (CD)
(feat. Frank Frost:synth on "Goin' Back To Mississippi" and "Mr. U.S. A.I.D.S.")
-- reissues: Blue Sting CD 021/Earwig CD 4916, 1993 US --
1989 US
ROOSTER BLUES 2626 LONNIE SHIELDS: PORTRAIT  (CD)
Fistful Of Dollars / Hard Times / I Can't Let You Hurt Me / I Can Play Dirty / Eight Days A Week / Boxing Gloves / Cry, Sky / Sweet Love / Knock In Our Love / My Baby Left Me / L.S. Blues / Cheatin' Woman Is Gone
;(feat. Frank Frost:keys, Big Jack Johnson:gtr, Sam Carr:dms etc.)
1992 US
FAT POSSUM 80303-2 T-MODEL FORD: PEE WEE GET MY GUN  (CD)
Cut You Loose / T-Model Theme Song / Been A Long Time / Turkey And The Rabbitt / Can't Be Touched / Nobody Gets Me Down I'm Insane / Where You Been / Feels So Bad / Sugar Farm / Let Me In
(feat. Frank Frost:keys and Sam Carr:dms on 'Been A Long Time' & 'Feels So Bad', on the other tracks Spam on drums)
1997 US
ROOSTER BLUES 2632 ROBERT "BILBO" WALKER: PROMISED LAND  (CD)
Goin' To The Train Station/Please Love Me / Just A Country Boy / Promised Land / You Took My Love / Still A Fool / The Wild Side Of Life-It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels / Everything Gonna Be Alright / Baby, Baby, Baby / How Much More-Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Better Lovin' Man / Hold That Train, Conductor / Got My Mojo Working / Berry Pickin' (instr.) / untitled hidden track
(feat. Robert "Bilbo" Walker:vcl/gtr, Eugine Stafford:vcl, Frank Frost:organ, David "Pecan" Porter:bs, Sam Carr:dms)
1997 US
BIG BOSS BB 99002 WILLIE LOMAX BLUES REVUE: RIBS ARE READY  (CD)
Back Rub (vcls & hca by Frank Frost) / Ribs Are Ready (hca by Frank Frost) / Eddie Mae's Cafe (hca by Frank Frost) / Hip Joint (hca by Frank Frost) / Don't Fight The Feeling (hca by Frank Frost)
(recorded at Willie Mitchell's Royal Record Studios, Memphis, TN)
1999 US
FAT POSSUM 80335-2 T-MODEL FORD: SHE AIN'T NONE OF YOUR'N  (CD)
(feat. Frank Frost:keys on 2 tracks and Sam Carr:dms some tracks)
2000 US
WESTSIDE WESM 625 JERRY MCCAIN: SOMEBODY'S BEEN TALKING - THE COMPLETE JEWEL SINGLES 1965-1972  (CD)
Midnight Beat (late 1960's recording feat. Frank Frost:gtr)
2000 UK
P-VINE PCD-24047 FRANK FROST & JERRY MCCAIN: SOUTHERN HARP ATTACK  (CD)
Jerry McCain: Midnight Beat (late 1960's recording feat. Frank Frost:gtr)
2000 JPN
VARÉSE SARABANDE/FUEL 2000 302 061 098 2 JERRY MCCAIN: ABSOLUTELY THE BEST: COMPLETE JEWEL SINGLES 1965-1972  (CD)
Midnight Beat (late 1960's recording feat. Frank Frost:gtr)
2001 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Alan Balfour

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Sun Records: The Discography (Colin Escott & Martin Hawkins, 1987) | Blues News 5/1986 | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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