H-BOMB FERGUSON





SINGLES & EP'S

DERBY 759 (78rpm) BOB FERGUSON WITH JACK PARKER'S ORCHESTRA Wine Head / Hard Lovin' Woman1950 US
DERBY 769 (78rpm) BOB FERGUSON WITH JACK PARKER'S ORCHESTRA I'm Gone, I'm Gone / Jumpin' And Shoutin'1950 US
ATLAS 1001 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON AND CHARLIE SINGLETON ORCH. Rock H-Bomb Rock / I Love My Baby1951 US
ATLAS 1005 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON WITH CHARLIE SINGLETON'S ORCHESTRA On My Way / Good Time Gal1951 US
PRESTIGE 918 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON WITH JACK "THE BEAR" PARKER ORCHESTRA Feel Like I Do / My Love1951 US
SAVOY 830 (78rpm) "H"-BOMB FERGUSON Slowly Goin' Crazy / Good Lovin'1/1952 US
SAVOY 836 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON Big City Blues / Bookie's Blues2/1952 US
SAVOY 848 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON Preachin' The Blues / Hot Kisses1952 US
QUALITY K1072 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON Preachin' The Blues / Hot Kisses1952 CAN
SAVOY 865 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON WITH VARETTA DILLARD (a) / H-BOMB FERGUSON (b)Tortured Love / Give It Up1952 US
SPECIALTY SP 467 H-BOMB FERGUSON You Made Me Baby / She's Been Gone1953 US
SUNSET 107 MR. FERGUSON & HIS PIANO Nanny Miss Fanny / Everynight1953 US
ESQUIRE 10-372 (78rpm) H-BOMB FERGUSON Feel Like I Do / My Love1953 UK
DECCA 29167 ANDY KIRK AND HIS ORCHESTRA, VOCAL CHORUS BY "H" BOMB FERGUSON (a) / ANDY KIRK AND HIS ORCHESTRA, VOCAL MEL MOORE (b)  Hole In The Wall / Mind If I Remind You?6/1954 US
FINCH 354 H-BOMB FERGUSON She Don't Want Me / Don't Leave Me 1957 US
ARC 9001 H BOMB FERGUSON AND HIS MAD LADS Little Tiger / Crying Over You1958 US
BIG BANG 103 H-BOMB FERGUSON & HIS MAD LADS Spaghetti And Meat Ball / No-Sackie-Sack7/1958 US
BIG BANG 105 H-BOMB FERGUSON & HIS MAD LADS Rain Rain Rain / Boogie Down1959 US
ATLAS 1250 H-BOMB FERGUSON Rock H-Bomb Rock / I Love My Baby1960 US
FEDERAL 45-12399 H-BOMB FERGUSON Midnight Ramblin' Tonight / Boo Hoo1961 US
FEDERAL 45-12411 H-BOMB FERGUSON Mary Little Mary / I'm So Lonely1961 US
RADIATION 001 (p/s) H-BOMB FERGUSON Shake And Bake / Lonesome Avenue
(issued together with Radiation 002)
1985 US
RADIATION 002 (p/s) H-BOMB FERGUSON I Ain't Gonna Run / Heart In My Hand
(issued together with Radiation 001)
1985 US
FINCH 701013XA/B H. BOMB FERGUSON HIS PIANO AND MAD LADS Don't Leave Me / She Don't Want Me  (reissue of Finch 354)1987 US
FINCH U-23811M H. BOMB FERGUSON & THE BLUESMEN Medicine Man / I Had A Dream1989 US
PAPA LOU RECORDS 901 H-BOMB FERGUSON Woodpecker / Caldonia's Back1990 US




ALBUMS

SAVOY JAZZ SJL 1176 LIFE IS HARD  (LP)
New Way Blues / Life Is Hard / Hot Kisses / My Baby's Blues / I Need You Baby / Work For My Baby (poss. with Varetta Dillard) / Double Crossing Daddy (with Varetta Dillard) / Tortured Love (with Varetta Dillard) / Slowly Goin' Crazy / Preachin' The Blues / Sundown Blues / Good Lovin' / Give It Up / Big City Blues / Bookie's Blues / My Brown Frame Baby
(1951-2 recordings)
1986 US
PAPA LOU RECORDING STUDIOS 801 H-BOMB FERGUSON & THE BLUESMEN: BAD TIMES BLUES  (LP)
Spaghetti & One Meat Ball / Blue Shadows / I'm Gone / Gettin' Down / Woodpecker / H-'s Midnight Hour / Winehead Woman / Rain, Rain, Rain / Caldonia's Back
1990 US
EARWIG 4926 CD WIGGIN' OUT  (CD)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight / Over You, Losin' My Mind / Shake Your Apple Tree / Heart In My Hand / Meatloaf / I Got A Love / My Brown Frame Baby / Go 'Head On / Love Her, Don't Shove Her / Don't Leave Me / He Say, She Say / Leavin' You Tomorrow / Ha Ha Ha, I Don't Want You No More / Foolin' Around / Moon, Shine On Me
(1993 recordings with Marty Charters:gtr, Eric Neuhauser:sax, Matthew Skoller:hca, John Smith:bs & Keenath Malachi Williams:dms + lead vocals on "He Say, She Say")
1993 US
BIG BANG BBCD-103 ROCK, H-BOMB, ROCK!!!  (CD)
Rock H-Bomb Rock / Work For My Baby / Give It Up / No-Sackie-Sack / Bookie's Blues / Good Time Gal / Preachin' The Blues / Crying Over You / Good Lovin' / Hard Lovin' Woman / Lady Queen / Hot Kisses / Little Tiger / I Love My Baby / Mary, Little Mary / Big City Blues / Slowly Going Crazy / I'm So Lonely / Life Is Hard / Midnight Ramblin' Tonight / Feel Like I Do / Spaghetti And Meat Ball / New Way Blues / My Brown Frame Baby / I'm Crying Boo Boo Hoo / On My Way / The Mess Around / I Need You Baby / Sundown Blues / My Love / Wine Head / Tortured Love
200? US
REVOLA BANDSTAND CRBAND 4 BIG CITY BLUES 1951-54  (CD)
I Love My Baby / Rock H-Bomb Rock / Slowly Going Crazy / Preachin' The Blues / Sundown Blues / Good Lovin' / Give It Up / Big City Blues / My Brown Frame Baby / New Way Blues / Bookie's Blues / Life Is Hard / Hot Kisses / Double Crossing Daddy (Varetta Dillard) / Tortured Love / Work For My Baby / You Made Me Baby / She's Been Gone / Nobody Knows / Baby Don't Go / Josephine / Baby Please (alt. take of 'She's Been Gone') / Hole In The Wall / On My Way / Good Time Gal / Feel Like I Do / My Love / Wine Head / Hard Lovin' Woman / My Baby's Blues / I Need You Baby
2006 UK




COMPILATIONS & GUEST APPEARANCES

AUDIO-LAB AL-1567 V/A: A LITTLE ROCK AND ROLL FOR EVERYBODY  (LP)
Midnite Ramblin' Tonite / I'm So Lonely / Lady Queen / Mary Little Mary / I'm Crying Boo-Hoo / The Mess Around
1960 US
SAVOY/ARISTA SJL-2244 V/A: THE SHOUTERS - ROOTS OF ROCK & ROLL VOL.9  (2-LP)
Slowly Goin' Crazy / Preachin' The Blues / Sundown Blues / Good Lovin' / Give It Up / Big City Blues / Bookie's Blues / My Brown Frame Baby
1980 US
NME ARISTA STOMP 1 V/A: STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY - SCREAMERS SHOUTERS BE-BOPPERS CROONERS & JAZZ BABES  (LP)
My Brown Frame Baby
1983 UK
EMI AMERICA E2-46329/EMI AMERICA CDP 7 46329 2 GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS: LIVE  (LP/CD)
Who Do You Love? / Bottom Of The Sea / Night Time / I Drink Alone / One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer / Alley Oop / Madison Blues / Bad To The Bone / The Sky Is Crying / Reelin' & Rockin'
(recorded live at the Cincinnati Gardens, Ohio, May 23, 1986, featuring H-Bomb Ferguson on maracas/marimbas!)
1986 US/HOL 
MOONSHINE BLP 105 V/A: NEW YORK NOTABLES  (LP)
Mary Little Mary
1986 HOL
MOONSHINE BLP 114 V/A: LEAPIN' ON LENOX  (LP)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
198? HOL
MOONSHINE BLP 119 V/A: BOOGIE ON BROADWAY  (LP)
Little Tiger / Crying Over You
198? HOL
STOMPIN' 105 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.5  (LP)
No-Sackie-Sack
1991 UK
STOMPIN' 107 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.7  (LP)
She Don't Want Me
1991 UK
RNB 401 V/A: RHYTHM'N'BLUES  (LP)
Rock H-Bomb Rock
19?? UK
A LITTLE MISS SHEENA PRODUCTION - (no number) V/A: ROCK PRETTY BABY, VOL.2  (LP)
Little Tiger
199?
VALMOR 1369 V/A: JOOK BLOCK BUSTERS, VOL.1 - 100% BONA-FIDE RHYTHM & BLUES STOMPERS 1956-62  (LP/CD)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
199? US
ACE CDCHD 439 V/A: SHOUTING THE BLUES  (CD)
She's Been Gone / You Made Me Baby
1993 UK
ACE/SPECIALTY 5SPCD 4412-2 V/A: THE SPECIALTY STORY  (5-CD)
She's Been Gone
1994 UK
EARWIG 4933 V/A: EARWIG RECORDS 16TH ANNIVERSARY SAMPLER  (CD)
Shake Your Apple Tree
1995 US
STOMPIN' 119 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.19  (LP)
I Love My Baby / Rock H-Bomb Rock
1997 UK
BLEND CD 5 V/A: BEST OF BLEND ROCK & ROLL COLLECTION, VOL.5  (CD)
Mary Little Mary / Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
1997 BEL
LUCKY CDLR 908 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOL.8  (CD)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
1998 UK
WESTSIDE WESM 530 V/A: SING MY BLUES TONIGHT - THE ACE BLUES MASTERS, VOL.1  (CD)
Nobody Knows I'm In Love With You / Josephine / Baby Don't Go
(prev. unissued 1950's Ace recordings)
1998 UK
WESTSIDE WESA 812 V/A: MARK LAMARR'S ACE IS WILD  (CD)
Josephine
1998 UK
STILL SLCD 1158 V/A: DARK RHYTHM HOKUS POKUS  (CD)
No-Sackie-Sack
1998 HOL
EARWIG 4946 V/A: EARWIG 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (CD)
Leavin' You Tomorrow
1999 US
LUCKY CDLR 902 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Rock H-Bomb Rock
200? UK
LUCKY CDLR 907 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOLUME 7  (CD)
Mary Little Mary
200? UK
WESTSIDE WESF 103 V/A: MARK LAMARR PRESENTS - MULE MILK 'N' FIREWATER  (CD)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
2000 UK
RICHMOND 3008 V/A: WE GOT THE BLUES FOR YOU  (CD)
Josephine
2000 US
STOMPIN' ST 304 V/A: STOMPIN' 4  (CD)
No-Sackie-Sack
2001 UK
EL TORO R&B 100 V/A: ROCKIN' WITH THE RHYTHM & BLUES  (CD)
Rock H-Bomb Rock
2001 SPA
WESTSIDE WEST 240 V/A: SHUCKIN' STUFF: RARE BLUES FROM ACE RECORDS (MS)  (2-CD)
Baby Please
2002 UK
ACE CDCHD 848 V/A: JIVING JAMBOREE, VOL.3  (CD)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
2002 UK
ACE CDCHD 864 V/A: RHYTHM RIOT!  (CD)
Good Lovin'
2002 UK
PAST PERFECT 220240-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.1  (15-CD)
Rock H-Bomb Rock / She Don't Want Me
2002 GER
PAST PERFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
I Love My Baby
2002 GER
ACE CDCHD 975 V/A: KING ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Midnight Ramblin' Tonight
2003 UK
SAVOY JAZZ 17199 V/A: SAVOY BLUES 'N' BOOGIE  (CD)
Bookie's Blues
2003 US
SAVOY JAZZ 17307 V/A: SAVOY BLUES 1944-1994  (2-CD)
Good Lovin'
2003 US
BUZZOLA CD 003 V/A: LIKE AN ATOM BOMB - APOCALYPTIC SONGS FROM THE COLD WAR ERA  (CD)
She's Been Gone
2004
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16065 FM V/A: ATOMIC PLATTERS - COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY  (5-CD + DVD)
Rock H-Bomb Rock
2005 GER
DOCUMENTS/MEMBRAN MUSIC LTD. 222622 V/A: RHYTHM'N'BLUES SHOUTERS  (4-CD)
I Love My Baby / Rock H-Bomb Rock
2005 GER
MEMBRAN MUSIC LTD./DOCUMENTS 223007-321 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES - ORIGINAL MASTERS   (10-CD)
Rock H-Bomb Rock
2005 GER
CASTLE MUSIC CMETD 1110 V/A: 1954 - THE YEAR THAT ROCKED THE WORLD  (3-CD)
Hole In The Wall
2005 UK
R&B CD 2005-1 V/A: DOWN AT MISS ANN'S PLACE  (CD)
No-Sackie-Sack / Spaghetti And Meat Ball
2005
JSP JSPCD 7748 V/A: HAM HOCKS AND CORNBREAD  (4-CD)
Bookie's Blues
2005 UK
SAVOY JAZZ 17437 V/A: STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY : THINGS HAVE CHANGED 1951-1955  (CD)
Good Lovin'
2005 US
SAVOY JAZZ 17446 V/A: STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY  (4-CD)
Good Lovin'
2005 US
TROJAN/SANCTUARY TJDDD 270 V/A: GAZ'S ROCKIN' BLUES CLUB CLASSICS  (2-CD)
Bookie's Blues
2006 UK
EMPIRE 545 450 810-2 V/A: ATLAS BLUES EXPLOSION  (CD)
On My Way / Good Time Gal / Rock H-Bomb Rock / I Love My Baby
2006 US
ACROBAT ADDCD 3001 V/A: THE DERBY RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
Wine-Head / Hard Lovin' Woman
2008 UK
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD055 V/A: LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES : ATLANTA  (3-CD)
You Made Me Baby
2010 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Gerrit Robs

Published sources: Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Living Blues #69 (1986) | The History Of Rhythm & Blues Vol.4: 1954 (Galen Gart, 1990) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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