HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND





SINGLES

ZAFIRO OOX-455 (p/s)   HOLLYWOOD FATS   Rock This House / Poor Boy 1980 SPA 
LP CUTS LPC 101 (bootleg)   HOLLYWOOD FATS   She's Dynamite / Red Headed Woman   198? US 




ALBUMS

PBR INTERNATIONAL PBR-7008 HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND  (LP)
Rock This House / She's Dynamite / Okie Dokie Stomp / Suitcase Blues / Red Headed Woman / Lonesome / All Pretty Women / Prettiest Little Thing / Caldonia / Poor Boy / Have A Good Time
(recorded at Ted Brinson Studio, Los Angeles, California on March 22-23, 1979, featuring Michael "Hollywood Fats" Mann:gtr, Al Blake:vcl/hca, Freddie Kaplan:pno, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms)
(limited edition of 800 copies, issued both on black and blue vinyl [with comic book 'Fat Boy'/press kit with photo])
-- Spanish edition: Zafiro ZL 308, 1980/reissues: "Rock This House", Black Top BT 1097, 1980 US/Line-Stomp STCD 9.005950, 1991 GER [with different cover picture in color]/Black Top CDBT-1097, 1995 US [with different cover picture + 6 bonus songs]/Aim International AIM 1035CD, 2000 AUS [with original cover art + 3 bonus songs]/Aim AIM 1035, 2000 AUS [with different cover picture + 6 bonus songs]/"Complete 1979 Studio Sessions", Crosscut CCD 21069, 2002 GER [2-CD with original covert art, new photographs, comic book + extra songs and alternate versions] --
1979 US
BLACK TOP BTCD-1097 HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: ROCK THIS HOUSE  (CD)
Rock This House / She's Dynamite / Okie Dokie Stomp / Suitcase Blues / Red Headed Woman / Lonesome / All Pretty Women / Prettiest Little Thing / Caldonia / Poor Boy / Have A Good Time / Too Many Drivers * / I Got My Eyes On You * / Litle Girl * / Kansas City * / Shake Your Boogie * / Read About My Baby *
(reissue of PRB LP with 6 cd bonus tracks [*])
1994 US
CROSSCUT CCD 21069 HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: THE COMPLETE 1979 STUDIO SESSIONS  (2-CD)
Rock This House / She's Dynamite / Okie Dokie Stomp / Suitcase Blues / Red Headed Woman / Lonesome / All Pretty Women / Prettiest Little Thing / Caldonia / Poor Boy / Have A Good Time / Rock This House / Read About My Baby / Shake Your Boogie / Little Girl / Too Many Drivers / Fred's Blues / She's Dynamite / Kansas City / All Pretty Women / Too Many Drivers / Shake Your Boogie / I Got My Eyes On You / Too Many Drivers
2002 GER
DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS DGPCD 107 THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE FLAMES: ROAD TO RIO/HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: LARGER THAN LIFE (PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED LIVE RECORDINGS)  (2-CD)
The Hollywood Fats Band: Fats Fries One (with The Paladins, Dallas, TX, 1985) / Nasty Boogie Woogie (White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980) / Baby Let's Play House (Keystone, Palo Alto, CA, 1980) / Sidetracked (Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA, 1980) / Kidney Stew Blues (with Cleanhead Vinson, Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA, 1980) / Cleanhead Blues (with Cleanhead Vinson, Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA, 1980) / Shake Rattle & Roll (White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980) / Rockinitis (White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980) / This Little Voice (White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980) / Love For Sale (with Roy Brown, White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980) / Boogie Woogie Blues (with Roy Brown, White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980) / Motel Time (White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980)
(1980-1985 live recordings featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr, Al Blake:vcl/hca, Fred Kaplan:pno/org, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms + special guests; note: 2nd CD by The Hollywood Blue Flames)
2006 US
DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS DGPCD 136 THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE FLAMES: DEEP IN AMERICA/THE HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: LARGER THAN LIFE, V.2  (2-CD)
The Hollywood Fats Band: She's Dynamite / Blue And Lonesome / Hide Away / Kansas City / Half Steppin' / Read About My Baby / Nit Wit / Blues After Hours / Jumpin' With Duncan / Lonesome / Shake Your Boogie / Baby, Let's Play House
(feat. Hollywood Fats:gtr, Al Blake:vcl/hca, Fred Kaplan:pno/org, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms; note: 2nd CD by The Hollywood Blue Flames)
2010 US




COMPILATIONS

HITTING HEAVY HH-1002 WILLIAM CLARKE AND THE NIGHTOWLS (V/A): BLUES FROM LOS ANGELES (THE 1980'S)  (LP)
The Hollywood Fats Band: RPM Boogie
1980 US
BLACK MAGIC 9016/BMCD 9016 HARD TIMES - THE L.A. BLUES ANTHOLOGY  (LP/CD)
The Hollywood Fats Band: Tribute To T-Bone Walker
(recorded in February 1980, featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr, Fred Kaplan:pno, Tyler Pedersen:ac.bs, Lee Campbell:dms)
1992 HOL
BLACKTOP CD BT 003  V/A: BLUE HIGHWAY - PAVING THE WAY TO YOUR SOUL  (CD) 
The Hollywood Fats Band: Red Headed Woman
1994 US 




HOLLYWOOD FATS : SESSION WORKS / SINGLES & EP'S

BIG TOWN BT-717 SHAKEY JAKE Tell Me How You Like It / Shakey's Boogie
(Shakey Jake:vcl, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Lee King:gtr, Rod Piazza:hca, Larry Taylor:bs, Sam King:dms) 
1978 US
BIG TOWN BT-724 FINIS TASBY Get Drunk And Be Somebody / Just A Kiss
(possibly featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr) 
1978 US
GOOD TIME 02 JOHNNIE DYER Over Dose Of Love / Slipping & Sliding
(featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr) 
1979 US
MOON RECORDS # EDDY REED Blue Christmas / Memphis Tennessee
(test pressing, only 6 copies known to exist; featuring Eddy Reed:vcl, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Lee Allen:sax, Bill Stuve:bs, Willie Swartz:dms) 
198? US
ICE PICK PRODUCTIONS
ICEPICK001 (33 1/3rpm, red vinyl)
JAMES HARMAN BAND THIS BAND JUST WON'T BEHAVE  (EP)
(I Got) So Many Women / Crazy Mixed Up World / Poor Boy / Something Good (Is Going To Happen To You)
(issued with poster; featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr)
1981 US 
ENIGMA E 1085 (12") JAMES HARMAN BAND  Big Dance / Jump My Baby
(featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr)
1984 US
RIVERA/ICE PICK RECORDS # (blue vinyl)  THE JAMES HARMAN BAND All Night Boogie / Just As Well To Kill Me
(featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr on b-side)
1987 US




HOLLYWOOD FATS : SESSION WORKS / ALBUMS & COMPILATIONS

STAX STS-2-3010 V/A: WATTSTAX - THE LIVING WORD  (2-LP)
Albert King: Killing Floor / I'll Play The Blues For You / Angel Of Mercy
(recorded live at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California on August 20, 1972, featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr)
-- reissue: Fantasy 2-LP/2-CD 88007, 1989/2001 US --
1972 US
RURAL RR 002 V/A: A SEA FOR YOURSELF BY HAL JEPSEN (SOUNDTRACK)  (2-LP)
Al Oakie & Friends: Jumpin' With Jarvis
(featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr, Big Al Blake:hca)
-- Australian edition: Interfusion ITFL-425/6, 1973 --
1973 US
ABC ABCX/ABCXQ 838 JOHN LEE HOOKER: FREE BEER AND CHICKEN  (LP)
Bluebird / Five Long Years / Homework / Make It Funky / One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer / Sittin' On Top Of The World / 714 Blues / 713 Blues / (You'll Never Amount To Anything If You Don't Go To) College (A Fortuitous Concatenation Of Events: I Know How To Rock-Nothin' But The Best-The Scratch)
(recorded at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, May 14, 1974, featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr at least on "713 Blues" and "714 Blues"; Note: Album doesn't list personnel but according to the producer Ed Michel, they were: John Lee Hooker:vcl/gtr, Howard Roberts:gtr, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Wa-Wa Watson a.k.a. Melvin Ragin:gtr [who replaces Hollywood Fats at least on "Homework"], Sugarcane Harris:vl, Clifford Coulter:Hohner clavinet, Skip Olson:Fender bs, Ken Swank:dms)
-- reissue: BGO BGOCD 123, 1991 UK --
1974 US
GOOD TIME GTS 1001 SHAKEY JAKE HARRIS: MAKE IT GOOD TO YOU  (LP)
This World * / Shot Gun * / Tell Me How You Like It * / Catherline / Shakey Jake / Down So Long / Jake And Bill Clark / Long Distance Call / Going Away / Don't Be Broke *
(featuring Shakey Jake:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Rod Piazza:hca [*], William Clarke:hca [on "Jake And Bill Clark"], Lee King:rh.gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, Sam King:dms)
1978 US
GOOD TIME GTS 1003 WILLIAM CLARKE: HITTIN' HEAVY  (LP)
Hittin' Heavy / Diggin' My Potatoes / Blues Afterwhile / Next To Me / Keep On Lovin' On Her / Come On Baby / Keep It To Yourself / Make Love To Me / Hard Times / So All Alone
(recorded at South Vermont Studios, Watts, Los Angeles featuring William Clarke:vcl/hca, Shakey Jake:vcl [on "Make Love To Me"], Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Garth Beckington:rh.gtr, Bill Johnson:hca [on "Make Love To Me"], John Detherage:pno, Mike Downey:bs, Johnny Dominguez:dms)
1978 US
HITTING HEAVY HH-1002 WILLIAM CLARKE AND THE NIGHTOWLS: BLUES FROM LOS ANGELES (THE 1980'S)  (LP)
RPM Boogie (by The Hollywood Fats Band) / Steady / Hittin' Heavy * / Gina's Groove / The Little Girl I'm Loving
(featuring William Clarke:vcl/hca [except on "RPM Boogie"], Hollywood Fats:gtr, Craig Printup:gtr, Fred Kaplan:pno [except on "Steady" & "The Little Girl I'm Loving"], Larry Taylor:bs [on "RPM Boogie"], Richard Innes:dms [on "RPM Boogie"], Al Bedrosian:bs [except on "RPM Boogie" & "Hittin' Heavy"], James Borden:pno [on "Steady" & "The Little Girl I'm Loving"], Matt Goodwine:dms [except on "RPM Boogie" & "Hittin' Heavy"], Garth Beckington:rh.gtr [*], John Detherage:pno [*], MikeDowney:bs [*], Johnny Dominiquez:dms [*])
1980 US
RCA MILS-4529 CANNED HEAT: IN MEMORY OF BOB "THE BEAR" HITE 1943-1981 - "DON'T FORGET TO BOOGIE"  (LP)
You Gotta Move / Magic Touch / Somethin' About You / On The Road Again (Disco Version) / Why Didn't I Know? / Cadillac Walk / She's Gonna Feel My Love / No More Do Giagomo / Wild Love
(recorded in 1980 originally for Cream Records, featuring Bob Hite:vcl, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Henry Vestine:gtr, Mike Halby:gtr/vcl, Jay Spell:keys, Larry Taylor:bs, Fito de la Parra:dms)
1981 MEX
STAX/FANTASY MPS-8503 V/A: THE BEST OF WATTSTAX  (CD)
Albert King: Killing Floor / Angel Of Mercy
(recorded live at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California on August 20, 1972, featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr)
1981 US
ACE CH 79 RONNIE BARRON: BON TON ROULETTE  (LP)
Maybellene / Cha Dooky-Doo
(recorded in 1980 featuring Ronnie Barron:vcl/pno, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Al Johnson:rh.gtr [on "Cha Dooky-Doo"], Larry Taylor:bs, Harry Ravain:dms)
-- reissue: Takoma TAK 7119, 1985 US --
1983 UK
MURRAY BROTHERS 1002 SHAKEY JAKE HARRIS: THE KEY WON'T FIT IT  (LP)
Do The Boogie With You / Down So Long / Let Me Tell You Baby / Save Your Money
(featuring Shakey Jake:vcl, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Rod Piazza:hca [except on "Let Me Tell You Baby"], Larry Taylor:bs, Lee King:gtr, Sam King:dms)
1983 US
MURRAY BROTHERS 1003 SMOKEY WILSON: 88TH STREET BLUES  (LP)
Standing At The Crossroads / You Better Watch Yourself / Sun Is Shining / I Didn't Know / You Know What My Body Needs / Going Back Down South / I Got Something On You Baby / You Don't Love Me / 88th Street Blues
(recorded in February 1983, featuring Smokey Wilson:vcl/ld.gtr, Rod Piazza:hca [except on "Standing At The Crossroads"], Honey Alexander:pno, Hollywood Fats:rh.gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms)
-- reissue: Blind Pig BPCD 5026, 1996 US --
1983 US
WATCH DOG 1005 WILLIAM CLARKE: CAN'T YOU HEAR ME CALLING (WEST COAST BLUES HARMONICA)  (LP)
Diggin' My Potatoes
(featuring William Clarke:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Garth Beckington:rh.gtr, John Detherage:pno, Mike Downey:bs, Johnny Dominguez:dms)
1983 US
ENIGMA/ICEPICK PRODUCTIONS E 1033 JAMES HARMAN BAND: THANK YOU BABY  (LP)
The Big Dance / A Little Mixed Up / If That Ain't Love / After Hours / Jump My Baby / Frenzy / Snatchin' It Back / Love Jungle
(featuring James Harman:vcl/hca, Kid Ramos:gtr/vcl, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Willie J. Campbell:bs, Stephen Taylor Hodges:dms/perc, Tony Kisch:sax, Gene Taylor:pno, Steve Berlin:sax, Jeff Eyrich:bs/pno, etc.)
1983 US
RCA SPECIAL PRODUCTS DPL1-0726 V/A: MILLER MUSIC  (LP)
James Harman Band: Find A New Love
(featuring James Harman:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Kid Ramos:gtr/bckgr.vcl, Willie J. Campbell:bs, Stephen T. Hodges:dms/perc, Tony Kisch:sax, Lawrence White:sax, Jeff Turmas:sax)
1984 US
MCA 5640 CHEECH & CHONG: GET OUT OF MY ROOM  (LP)
I'm A (Modern) Man
(featuring James Harman:hca, Kid Ramos:gtr, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Willie c. Campbell:bs, Steven T. Hodges:dms)
1985 US
MURRAY BROTHERS 1008 ROD PIAZZA: HARPBURN  (LP)
Bad Bad Boy / California Boogie / Feeling Good / I'm Dangerous
(recorded in June & September 1985, featuring Rod Piazza:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Honey Alexander:pno, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms)
-- reissue: Black Top CD BT-1087, 1993 US --
1985 US
MINA M 1001 JOHNNIE DYER & SHAKEY JAKE: STRAIGHT AHEAD  (LP)
Slippin & Slidin, Part 1 / Everybody, Somebody / K.C. / Tell Me How You Like It / You're The One / Long Distance Call / Catherline / Key To The Highway / Or Baby / Down So Long / Overdose Of Love / Slippin & Slidin, Part 2
(1978-1979 recordings featuring Johnnie Dyer:vcl/hca, Shakey Jake:vcl/hca, Rod Piazza:hca, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Lee King:gtr, Mike Watson:gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, etc.)
1985 JPN
RCA SPECIAL PRODUCTS DLP 1-0746 V/A: MILLER MUSIC SPECIAL PRODUCTIONS II - ROCK AND ROLL BORN AND BREAD IN THE USA  (LP)
James Harman Band: Won't Be Going Again
(featuring James Harman:vcl, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Kid Ramos:gtr, Willie J. Campbell:bs, Stephen T. Hodges:dms)
1986 US
SATCH LP-1002/DOUBLE TROUBLE DT 3016 WILLIAM CLARKE: TIP OF THE TOP  (LP)
Take A Walk With Me / Tribute To George Smith / Charlie's Blues
(recorded in 1986, featuring William Clarke:vcl/hca, Charlie Musselwhite:vcl/hca [on "Charlie's Blues"], Hollywood Fats:gtr, Joel Foy:gtr [on "Take A Walk With Me" & "Charlie's Blues"], Fred Kaplan:pno, Willie Brinlee:bs, Jerry Monte:dms)
-- reissue: King Ace KACD 1063, 2000 [with bonus tracks "Party Party", "Got My Brand On You", "My Dog Don't Bark" & "My Wife Got Mad" --
1987 US/1988 HOL
RHINO RNLP-70837/R2 70837 JAMES HARMAN BAND: THOSE DANGEROUS GENTLEMENS  (LP/CD)
Find You A Love / Jump My Baby / I've Been Lovin' You / Voodoo Love / Won't Be Going Again / Snakes / Goatman Holler
(recorded in 1984-85, featuring James Harman:vcl/hca [on "Goatman Holler"], Hollywood Fats:gtr, Kid Ramos:gtr/sl.gtr [on "Voodoo Love"]/ac.sl.gtr [on "Goatman Holler"]/bckgr.vcl [on "Find You A Love" & "Won't Be Going Again"], Bonnie Bramlett:bckgr.vcl/2nd ld.vcl [on "I've Been Lovin' You"], Willie J. Campbell:bs, Stephen T. Hodges:dms/perc, Tony Kisch:sax [on "Won't Be Going Again"], Lawrence White:sax [on "Won't Be Going Again"], Jeff Turmas:sax [on "Won't Be Going Again"]/bckgr.vcl [on "Voodoo Love"] + The Daz Band & The Wild Cards)
1987 US
RIVERA/ICEPICK PRODUCTIONS RR 505 JAMES HARMAN BAND: EXTRA NAPKINS - STRICTLY THE BLUES...  (LP)
My First Crime / Just As Well To Kill Me / Party Girl / Sad To Be Alone / Hand In Hand
(recorded in 1985, featuring James Harman:vcl/hca [except "My First Crime" & "Party Girl"], Hollywood Fats:gtr, Kid Ramos:gtr/sl.gtr [on "Hand In Hand"], Fred Kaplan:pno, Gene Taylor:pno [on "Sad To Be Alone"], Willie J. Campbell:ac.bs, Stephen T. Hodges:dms, Tom Fabre:horns)
-- reissue: Cannonball CD CBD 29102, 1997 US --
1988 US
RIVERA/ICEPICK PRODUCTIONS RR 506 JAMES HARMAN BAND: STRICTLY LIVE...IN '85! VOL.1  (LP)
Intro (by John "Juke" Logan) / By-Yourself Dance / Blues Walked In / You're Gone / That's Not Your Baby / Legs (Let The Little Girl Dance) / Goatman Holler / Cornbread
(recorded on March 22-23, 1985, featuring James Harman:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Kid Ramos:gtr, William J. Campbell:bs, Stephen Hodges:dms)
-- reissue: "Strictly Live In '85...Plus!", Gulf Coast Records/Pacific Blues PBGRC-20501 [with bonus tracks "Poor Boy", "Book Of Mean" & "Little Mixed Up"], 2005 US --
1990 US
FANTASY/STAX MPS-8581/SCD-8581-2 ALBERT KING: BLUES AT SUNSET - LIVE AT WATTSTAX AND MONTREUX  (LP/CD)
Match Box Blues / Got To Be Some Changes Made / I'll Play The Blues For You / Killing Floor/ Angel Of Mercy
(recorded live at Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California on August 20, 1972, featuring Hollywood Fats:gtr)
1993 US
KING BISCUIT/BMG 70710-88005-2 CANNED HEAT: KING BISCUIT FLOWER HOUR PRESENTS : CANNED HEAT IN CONCERT (GREATEST HITS LIVE)  (CD)
Intro / On The Road Again / Bullfrog Blues / Chicken Shack / Stand Up (For What You Are) / Goin' Up The Country / Don't Know Where She Went (She Split) / Human Condition / Shake'n Boogie
(recorded live at Madison Square Garden, NY on September 7, 1979 for the King Biscuit Flower Hour radio show, featuring Bob Hite:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Jay Spell:pno/vcl, Larry Taylor:bs, Fito de la Parra:dms)
-- reissue: "Goin' Up The Country (Quality Live Concert Performance)", Disky SI 640592, 2001 HOL/"Canned Heat Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert 1979", Friday Music FRI 8003 [digital iTunes download], 2007 US --
1996 US
TONE-COOL TC-1170 ROD PIAZZA: VINTAGE LIVE 1975  (CD)
Oh Baby / Key To The Highway / Mellow Down Easy / Standing Around Crying / I Had My Fun / Rocking Daddy / Mean Old World / Take A Walk With Me / My Babe / Third Degree
(recorded live in 1975, featuring Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr)
1998 US
CANNONBALL CBD 29112 JAMES HARMAN BAND AND BUDDIES: MO' NA'KINS, PLEASE! - STRICTLY THE BLUES...VOL.2  (CD)
Too Much Family / (Feel Like) Messin' Up / Shim Sham Shimmy / Don't You Lie To Me / The Goat
(featuring Hollywood Fats:rh/ld.gtr)
2000 US
DISKY SI 640592 CANNED HEAT: GOIN' UP THE COUNTRY (QUALITY LIVE CONCERT PERFORMANCE)  (CD)
Intro / Chicken Shack / Going Up The Country / Bullfrog Blues / Don't Know Where She Went (She Split) / On The Road Again / Shake'n'Boogie / Stand Up For What You Are / Human Condition
(recorded live at Madison Square Garden, NY on September 7, 1979 for the King Biscuit Flower Hour radio show, featuring Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr; reissue of King Biscuit 88005-2 with revised running order)
2001 HOL
WATCH DOG WD 1006 WILLIAM CLARKE: NOW THAT YOU'RE GONE (1951-1996)  (CD)
(previously unissued recordings, possibly featuring Hollywood Fats on some tracks)
2002 US
WATCH DOG WD 1008 WILLIAM CLARKE: THE EARLY YEARS, VOLUME 1  (CD)
Hittin' Heavy * / Blues Afterwhile * / Diggin' My Potatoes * / So All Alone * / Come On Baby * / Keep It To Yourself * / The Little Girl I'm Lovin' / Gina's Groove
(*= featuring William Clarke:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Garth Beckington:rh.gtr, John Detherage:pno, Mike Downey:bs, Johnny Dominguez:dms, "The Little Girl I'm Lovin'" featuring William Clarke:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Craig Printup:rh.gtr, James Border:pno, Al Bedrosian:bs, Matt Goodwine:dms, "Gina's Groove" featuring William Clarke:hca, Craig Printup:ld.gtr, Hollywood Fats:rh.gtr, Fred Kaplan:pno, Al Bedrosian:bs, Matt Goodwine:dms)
2006 US
EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT EREDV 628 CANNED HEAT: BOOGIE WITH CANNED HEAT - THE CANNED HEAT STORY (DOCUMENTARY)  (DVD)
Stand Up (For What You Are) / Shake'n Boogie (Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert, NY, September 7, 1979) / Honey Hush (amateur live footage 1979)
(featuring Bob Hite:vcl/hca, Hollywood Fats:ld.gtr, Jay Spell:pno, Larry Taylor:bs, Fito de la Parra:dms)
2006 US/UK
TOPCAT TCT 6082 HOLLYWOOD FATS & THE PALADINS: LIVE 1985  (CD)
Hideaway / She's Fine / I've Tried / Lawdy Lawdy Miss Mary / Whole Lotta Shakin' / The Groove / Rooster Blues / Tear It Up / That Will Never Do / Let's Have A Party / Mystery Train / Sidetracked / Goin' To Get My Baby
(recorded live at The Greenville Avenue Bar & Grill, Dallas, TX, December 1985, feat. Hollywood Fats:gtr, Dave Gonzales:vcl/gtr, Thomas Yearsley:bs, Scott Campbell:dms)
2008 US

In addition, there are a few bootleg live records and tapes available. Those include:
- Muddy Waters (feat. Hollywood Fats): S.U.N.Y, Buffalo, NY, March 11, 1973
- Muddy Waters with B.B. King (feat. Hollywood Fats): Ebbits Field, Denver, CO, May 30, 1973
- Hollywood Fats Band (with Roy Brown): The White House, Laguna Beach, CA, 1980
- Hollywood Fats Band: Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA, 1980
- Hollywood Fats Band: The Keystone, Palo Alto, CA, September 18, 1980
- Hollywood Fats Band (with Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson): Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA, September 20, 1980 ("Southside Blues Sessions")
- The Paladins (feat. Hollywood Fats): Dallas, TX, January 1 (?), 1985
- The Blasters (feat. Hollywood Fats): Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI, June 30, 1986 (2-disc FM radio recording)
- The Blasters (feat. Hollywood Fats): Trafalmorde Café, Buffalo, NY, July 17, 1986 (2-disc 1h 29min FM radio/soundboard recording)
- The Blasters (feat. Hollywood Fats): Chestnut Cabaret, Pittsburgh, PA, July 19, 1986 (1-disc 1h 21min soundboard recording)
- The Blasters (feat. Hollywood Fats): Farm Aid II, Manor Downs, TX, July 4, 1986 (tv recording/DVD)
- The Blasters (feat. Hollywood Fats): Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ, July 26, 1986 (2-disc audio/soundboard? recording)
- Dino's Revenge (feat. Hollywood Fats): Madame Wong's West, Santa Monica, CA, November 1986

Various live recordings by Hollywood Fats Band have also been issued on two non-label bootleg c-cassettes in the 1980's, and some studio takes on a cd-rom by Kid Rocker Production titled 'The Man Hollywood Fats / Michael Mann 1954-86' in 1999.




RELATED RECORDINGS

BLUE COLLAR BCM 7108 BIG AL BLAKE & THE HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: MR. BLAKE'S BLUES  (CD)
Old Time Boogie / He Don't Love You / Papa's Boogie / Hoppin' Toad / Shelby Ford Blues / Leavin' California / Rock Me Baby / The Honeydripper / Santa Ana's Blowin' / Jalopy To Drive / A Rambler & Rollin' Stone / Easy (Very Greazy)
(featuring Al Blake:vcl/hca/ac.gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, Fred Kaplan:pno, Richard Innes:dms + Junior Watson:gtr, Kid Ramos:gtr)
1997 US
SOUL SANCTUARY SS 7285 (self prod.) AL BLAKE: DR. BLAKE'S MAGIC SOUL ELIXER  (CD)
Blues For Bobo / Let's Rock A While / Junior's Boogie Rocket / I Am The Hummingbird / Old Time Boogie / Satisfy My Soul / You're Sweet / Big Foot's Boogie / Telephone Blues / Let Me Love You / Sunday Strut
(featuring Al Blake:vcl/hca/gtr, Junior Watson:gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, Fred Kaplan:pno, Richard Innes:dms + Kim Wilson:hca on "You're Sweet")
2002 US
SOUL SANCTUARY # (self prod.) THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE FLAMES: EST A LONG TIME  (CD)
Flambe'd / Soon Forgotten / Nit Wit / Bunk's Blues / He's A Bluesman / Coco Puffin' / Takin' Care Of Business / Jo Angelyn / I'm A Lucky, Lucky Man / Black Cat Bone / Soul Sanctuary / National Inquirer Blues / You Don't Know My Mind / Miss Nitroglycerine
2004 US
SOUL SANCTUARY # (self prod.) DOCTOR BLAKE'S POP-X MAGIC SOUL ELIXIR  (CD)
Cow Cow's Blues (instr.) / Long Blac Cadillac / Leavin' California / Blues For Walter (instr.) / All My Life / Coffee Grindin' Man / Dr. Blake's Boogie (instr.) / Fly Like The Eagle, Cry Like The Dove / Black Chillei Pepper / A Jalopy To Drive (instr.) / Rocky Mountain Blues / Bye Bye Bird
2004 US
DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS DGPCD 102 THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE FLAMES: SOUL SANCTUARY  (CD)
Flambed / Nit Wit / The Land Of Calio / Soon Forgotten / He's A Blues Man / Jo Angelyn / I'm A Luck, Luck Man / Black Cat Bone / Soul Sanctuary / My National Inquirer Baby / Coco Puffin' / Big Foot's Boogie / You're Sweet
(featuring Al Blake:vcl/hca/ac.gtr, Kirk Fletcher:gtr, Fred Kaplan:pno, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms + Kim Wilson on "You're Sweet")
2005 US
DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS DGPCD 107 THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE FLAMES: ROAD TO RIO/HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: LARGER THAN LIFE (PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED LIVE RECORDINGS)  (2-CD)
The Hollywood Blue Flames: Road To Rio / Everybody's Blues / Coffee Grinding Man / Steady Rollin' / Long Black Cadillac / Gumbo Grinder / Gone Away (featuring Kim Wilson) / 3rd Degree Burn / Let's Rock Awhile / Dr. Blake's Boogie / Black Chili Pepper / Sharpest Man In Town / Junior's Boogie Rocket (featuring Jr. Watson) / Let Me Love You (featuring Jr. Watson) / The Honeydripper (featuring Jr. Watson)
(1996-2006 studio recordings featuring Al Blake:vcl/hca, Kirk Fletcher:gtr, Fred Kaplan:pno, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms + special guests; note: 2nd CD by The Hollywood Fats Band)
2006 US
DELTA GROOVE PRODUCTIONS DGPCD 136 THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE FLAMES: DEEP IN AMERICA/THE HOLLYWOOD FATS BAND: LARGER THAN LIFE, V.2  (2-CD)
The Hollywood Blue Flames: Nit Wit / Rambler & A Rollin' Stone / Crescent City Rock / My National Enquirer Baby / Music Man / Leavin' California / Jalopy To Drive (a.k.a. Sonny Boy's Jump) / Bad Boy Blues / I Don't Care / Rocky Mountain Blues / Hip-Hoppin' Toad / Hushpuppy / Fly Like The Eagle, Cry Like The Dove / He's A Blues Man
(feat. Al Blake:vcl/hca, Fred Kaplan:pno, Junior Watson:gtr, Kirk Fletcher:gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, Richard Innes:dms; note: 2nd CD by The Hollywood Fats Band)
2010 US


                                                      

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Acknowledgments: Jari Kolari | Arto Broström | Jari Reinikka | Timo Kytölä

Published sources: Blues News 5/1995 | Blues & Rhythm #180 (2003) | Block #98 (1996)

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