HOUND DOG TAYLOR





SINGLES

BEA & BABY 112 My Baby's Coming Home / Take Five
(also available as red vinyl reissue)
1960 US 
KEY 112 My Baby's Coming Home / Take Five19?? US
MARJETTE 1102 My Baby's Coming Home / Take Five19?? US
FIRMA 626 Christine / Alley Music1962 US
C.J. 626 Christine / Alley Music1962 US
OUT A-SITE OS 45-504  Christine / Alley Music1966 UK 
CHECKER 1223 Watch Out / Down Home Special1969 US
ALLIGATOR TD-13 (white label promo)  Crossroads / (reverse by Fenton Robinson: Little Turch)  19?? US
ROOSTER BLUES R-24 My Baby's Coming Home / Five, Take Five
(1960 recordings, pressed on red vinyl)  
1980 US

In addition, Hound Dog Taylor plays the bass guitar on "Set A Date" / "Can't Afford To Do It" (Colt 632, 1962) by Homesick James (UK edition: Sue WI 330, 2/1965).



ALBUMS

ALLIGATOR AL 4701 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS  (LP)
She's Gone / Walking The Ceiling / Held My Baby Last Night / Taylor's Rock / It's Alright / Phillips' Theme / Wild About You Baby / I Just Can't Make It / It Hurts Me Too / 44 Blues / Give Me Back My Wig / 55th Street Boogie
(feat. Hound Dog Taylor:vcl/gtr, Brewer Phillips:gtr/vcl & Ted Harvey:dms)
-- UK edition: Sonet SNTF 676, 1974/Japanese edition: Trio PA-3090, 1976/reissues: Alligator ALCD 4701/P-Vine PCD-23040, 2000 JPN --
1974 US
ALLIGATOR AL 4704 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: NATURAL BOOGIE  (LP)
Take Five / Hawaiian Boogie / See Me In The Evening / You Can't Sit Down / Sitting At Home Alone / One More Time / Roll Your Moneymaker / Buster's Boogie / Sadie / Talk To My Baby / Goodnight Boogie
(recorded in Chicago, 1974)
-- UK edition: Sonet SNTF 678, 1974/French edition: Sonet 528096, 1974/Japanese editions: Trio PA-6217/Trio PA-3090, 1980/Yupiteru LA23-3003, 1980/reissues: Alligator ALCD 4704/P-Vine PCD-23041, 2000 JPN --
1974 US
ALLIGATOR AL 4707 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: BEWARE OF THE DOG  (LP)
Give Me Back My Wig / The Sun Is Shining / Kitchen Sink Boogie / Dust My Broom / Comin' Around The Mountain / Let's Get Funky / Rock Me / It's Allright / Freddie's Blues
-- UK edition: Sonet SNTF 701, 1975/Portuguese edition: Rossil LP 14109/Japanese edition: Trio PA-6060, 1977/reissue: Alligator ALCD 4707 --
1975 US
JSP LP 1020 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: LIVE AT FLORENCE'S  (LP)
Stompin' / I Held My Baby Last Night / Funky / You Can't Sit Down / Hound Dog's Blues / Coming Round The Mountain / Rock Me / Florence's Shuffle / Juke Joint Boogie / Goodnight Boogie
(recorded live in the early 1970's)
-- reissue: JSP CD 1020, 1997 UK --
1980 UK
JSP LP 1035 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: HOUSEROCKIN' BOOGIE  (LP) 1981 UK
ALLIGATOR AL 4727 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: GENUINE HOUSEROCKING MUSIC  (LP)
Ain't Got Nobody / Gonna Send You Back To Georgia / Fender Bender / My Baby's Coming Home / Blue Guitar / The Sun Us Shining / Phillips Goes Bananas / What'd I Say / Kansas City / Crossroads
(left-over material from the previous albums, recorded in 1971 and 1973)
-- UK edition: Sonet SNTF 879, 1982/Japanese edition: Yupiteru LA23-3015, 1982 --
1982 US
FAN CLUB LP FC-100/FAN CLUB FCD 100/NEW ROSE CD 5100 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: LIVE AT JOE'S PLACE  (LP/CD)
Kitchen Sink Boogie / Phillips Crawl / Wild About You Baby / Kansas City / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / The Sky Is Crying / It Hurts Me Too / Dust My Broom / Freddy's Blues / Glue Me Back My Wig / Take Five
(recorded live at Joe's Place in Boston, 1972 feat. Hound Dog Taylor:vcl/gtr, Brewer Phillips:gtr/vcl & Ted Harvey:dms)
1992 FRA
WOLF 120.300 CD HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: HAVE SOME FUN  (CD)
Gonna Send You Back To Georgia / Taylor's Crawl / Rock Me Baby / Good Nite Boogie / Wild About You Baby / Jumping With Symphony Sid / The Things I Used To Do / Phillips Stomp / I Just Can't Take It / What Do I Say / Ingleside Blues
(recorded live in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972 with Brewer Phillips & Ted Harvey)
1992 AUT
WOLF 120.600 CD HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: FREDDIE'S BLUES  (CD)
Dust My Broom / Phillip's Crawl / Freddie's Blues / Strollin' With Brewer / It Hurts Me Too / Jumping With Symphony Sid / Take Five / Blue For Suzie / Roll Your Moneymaker / Let's Get Funky / Florence's Blues
(recorded live in Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 28, 1972 with Brewer Phillips & Ted Harvey)
1994 AUT
CHARLY CR 218 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: LIVE IN BOSTON  (CD)
Wild About You Baby / The Sky Is Crying / Dust My Broom / Give Me Back My Wig / Mama, Talk To Your Daughter / Gonna Send You Back To Georgia / Rock Me Baby / Jumping With Symphony Sid / I Just Can't Take It / It Hurts Me Too / Roll Your Money Maker / Freddie's Blues / Let's Get Funky / Take Five / Goodnight Boogie
1999 UK
ALLIGATOR ALCD 5605 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: ALLIGATOR DELUXE EDITION  (CD)
Wild About You, Baby / The Sun Is Shining / Roll Your Moneymaker / Give Me Back My Wig / Walking The Ceiling / See Me In The Morning / Phillips Goes Bananas / It Hurts Me Too / What'd I Say / Rock Me / Phillips' Theme (prev. unreleased) / Take Five / She's Gone / Ain't It Lonesome (prev. unreleased) / Ain't Got Nobody
1999 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD 4896 HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: RELEASE THE HOUND  (CD)
Wild About You, Baby / Sen-Sa-Shun / She's Gone / It Hurts Me Too / What'd I Say? / One More Time / Sadie / The Dog Meets The Wolf / Walking The Ceiling / Sitting At Home Alone / Phillips Screwdriver* / Gonna Send You Back To Georgia / Things Don't Work Out Right / See Me In The Evening-It's Alright
(all the tracks except * are live recordings)
-- Japanese edition: P-Vine PCD-23513, 2004 --
2004 US




COMPILATIONS

FONTANA 885 433 TY V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL '67  (LP)
The Sky Is Crying / You're So Fine*
(recorded live at Kongress-Halle, Berlin, on October 15, 1967 with Little Walter:vcl*/hca, Dillard Crume:bs & Odie Payne:dms)
-- reissues: L+R LP 42.070/LR CD-2070 --
1967 GER
BLUE FLAME BLP-101 V/A: COLLECTORS ALBUM - C.J.'S ROOTS OF CHICAGO BLUES  (LP)
Christine (without vocal track) / Alley Music
1970 US
ATLANTIC SD 2-503 V/A: ANN ARBOR BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL 1972  (2-LP)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Kitchen Sink Boogie
-- Japanese edition: Warner Bros. P-5090/1, 1973 --
1973 US
CHESS-TELDEC 6.28 601 V/A: CHESS BLUES RARITIES - RARE AND UNISSUED RECORDINGS  (2-LP)
Down Home Special / Watch Out / Scrappin' / Sittin' Here Alone / Hound Dog
(9/1967 Chicago-recordings with Walter Horton:hca, Lafayette Leake:pno, Lee Jackson:bs & Robert Whitehead:dms)
-- reissues: Chess CH2-92519, 1986/Chess-Polarvox DLP 206, 1986 FIN/Chess CDCHESS 1023, 1989 --
1981 GER
NEON NELP-899 V/A: BACHELOR BLUES  (LP)
I Know You Don't Love Me (prev. unissued 1962 recording) / Alley Music
1982
BLUES BALL 2003 V/A: SULTANS OF SLIDE GUITAR  (LP)
Watch Out / Hound Dog / Scrappin' / Sittin' Here Alone / Down Home Special
19?? US
CHICAGO SLIDE CS-005 V/A: SLIDE GUITAR CLASSICS  (LP)
Sittin' Here Alone / Watch Out / Hound Dog / Down Home Special / Scrappin'
19?? US
JSP 1074 HOUND DOG TAYLOR/JOHNNY LITTLEJOHN: KINGS OF THE SLIDE GUITAR  (LP)
Down Home Special / Watch Out / Scrappin' / Sittin' Here Alone / Hound Dog
1984 UK
SONET SNTF 894 V/A: ALLIGATOR SHOES  (LP) Take Five 1985 UK
ALLIGATOR AL-101 V/A: GENUINE HOUSEROCKIN' MUSIC, VOL.1  (LP)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Don't Blame Me
-- reissue: Alligator ALCD-101, 1995 US --
1986 US
P-VINE PLP-6074 V/A: SLIDIN' CHICAGO  (LP)
Hound Dog / Watch Out / Scrappin' / Sittin' Here Alone / Down Home Special
1986 JPN
ALLIGATOR AL-102 V/A: GENUINE HOUSEROCKIN' MUSIC, VOL.2 - ALLIGATOR SHOES  (LP)
Take Five
-- UK edition: Sonet SNTF 984, 1987/reissue: Alligator ALCD-102, 1995 US --
1987 US
JSP LP 1055 V/A: THE BLUES GUITAR ALBUM, VOL.2  (LP)
Blues Stomp
1987 UK
CHESS/GREEN LINE CDCHESS 1023 V/A: CHESS BLUES RARITIES  (CD)
Down Home Special / Watch Out / Scrappin' / Sittin' Here Alone / Hound Dog
1989 EEC
JUMPIN' 1001 V/A: JUMP 1  (7" EP)
Take Five
19??
MUSIC CLUB MCCD 124 V/A: BLUES HARP BOOGIE - 25 YEARS OF BLUES HARMONICA  (CD)
Little Walter with Hound Dog Taylor, Dillard Crume & Odie Payne: Walter's Jump
(recorded in October 1967 from an unidentified European radio show)
1993
PINK 'N' BLACK RECORDS PBEP 04 (p/s) V/A: PINK 'N' BLACK RECORDS, VOLUME 4  (7" EP)
Take Five
199? UK
LR CD 2070 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL '67  (CD)
The Sky Is Crying / Little Walter (with Hound Dog Taylor on gtr): You Be So Fine / Koko Taylor (with Hound Dog Taylor on gtr): Wang Dang Doodle / What Kind Of Man Is This
(recorded live at Kongress-Halle, Berlin, Germany on October 15, 1967)
1992 GER/JPN
MCA/CHESS CHD 4-9340 V/A: CHESS BLUES  (4-CD)
Sitting Here Alone
1992 US
ROUNDER/BULLSEYE BLUES 61-9533 V/A: SLIDIN'...SOME SLIDE  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Give Me Back My Wig
1993 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD 105/6 V/A: ALLIGATOR RECORDS - 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Give Me Back My Wig
1994 US
OFFICIAL CD 503 V/A: GONNA ROCK THE BLUES  (CD)
Alley Music
1995 DEN
OFFICIAL CD 506/OFF CD 5006 V/A: GONNA ROCK THE BLUES AGAIN  (CD)
Christine
1995 DEN
MEL BAY PUBLICATIONS - (book with cd) V/A: SLIDIN'...SOME SLIDE - COLLECTION COMPILED BY RON LEVY, INTRODUCTION & TRANSCRIPTIONS BY DAN BOWDEN  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Give Me Back My Wig
1996 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD-110/111 V/A: ALLIGATOR RECORDS 25TH ANNIVERSARY  (2-CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Look On Yonder's Wall
1996 US
A&M 161280 V/A: HOUSE OF BLUES - ESSENTIAL CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: See Me In The Evening
1997 US
HOUSE OF BLUES 161301 V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Ain't Got Nobody
1997 US
CATFISH 105 V/A: HARP LEGENDS, VOL.2  (CD)
Little Walter with Hound Dog Taylor: Mean Old World
(radio show recording from American Folk Blues Festival 1967 tour)
1997 UK
WOLF 120.281 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FROM C.J. RECORDS, VOL.1  (CD)
Christine / Alley Music / You Don't Love Me / Christine (instr.)
1997 AUT
COLUMBIA 488992 2 V/A: THE BLUE HORIZON STORY 1965-1970, VOL.1  (3-CD)
Christine
1997 UK
WOLF 120.103 V/A: THE BEST OF SLIDE GUITAR  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Dust My Broom
1998 AUT
WOLF 120.293 V/A: BEA & BABY RECORDS PRESENTS - THE BEST OF CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
My Baby's Coming Home
1998 AUT
CHESS/MCA CHD 9393 V/A: CHESS BLUES GUITAR - TWO DECADES OF KILLER FRETWORK 1949-1969  (2-CD)
Watch Out
-- EU edition: Chess/Universal Music International Ltd MCD 329 393-2 --
1998 US
BLUE CHICAGO 5003 V/A: GOLDEN AGE OF BLUE CHICAGO  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: It's Alright
1998 US
RHINO R2-75348 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.18: MORE SLIDE GUITAR CLASSICS  (CD)
Take Five
1998 US
BELLAPHON CDLR 42070 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL '67  (CD)
The Sky Is Crying / Little Walter (with Hound Dog Taylor on gtr): You Be So Fine / Koko Taylor (with Hound Dog Taylor on gtr): Wang Dang Doodle / What Kind Of Man Is This
(recorded live at Kongress-Halle, Berlin, Germany on October 15, 1967)
1998 GER
MCA/UNIVERSAL 380596-2 V/A: THE CHESS STORY 1947-1975  (15-CD)
Sitting Here Alone
1999 US
SONY 4803952 V/A: LA ROUTE DU BLUES  (3-CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: She's Gone / It's Alright
2000 FRA
ALLIGATOR ALCD 112/13 V/A: ALLIGATOR RECORDS - 30TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: It's Alright
(+ bonus CD-ROM video track: Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Taylor's Rock)
2001 US
PAST PERFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
Alley Music
2002 GER
CASTLE CMDDD 610 V/A: MEAT & GRAVY FROM BEA & BABY  (2-CD)
My Baby's Coming Home / Five Take Five
(1960 recordings)
2002 UK
ALLIGATOR ALCD 116 V/A: THE CRUCIAL BLUES SERIES FROM ALLIGATOR - CRUCIAL CHICAGO BLUES  (CD)
Take Five
2003 US
INDIGO IGOTCD 2534 V/A: SWEET HOME CHICAGO  (3-CD)
My Baby's Coming Home
2003 US
HIP-O 0000 3930 2 V/A: MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS: THE BLUES - A MUSICAL JOURNEY (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (4-CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Give Me Back My Wig
2003 US
FLAT-TOP FTB-069 V/A: SHAKE 'EM ON DOWN, VOL.2  (CD)
Take Five
2003 UK
ALLIGATOR ALCD 117 V/A: CRUCIAL SLIDE GUITAR BLUES  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: The Sun Is Shining
2003 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD 119 V/A: CRUCIAL LIVE! BLUES  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Dust My Broom
2003 US
COLUMBIA/SONY-BMG 50997 5147432 6 V/A: THE BLUES ALBUM - 36 CLASSICS  (2-CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Give Me Back My Wig
2003 FIN
MOJO FREE CD 4/2004 V/A: MOJO MUSIC GUIDE, VOL.4 - BLUES POWER  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: Let's Get Funky
2004 US
INDIGO IGOCD 2548 V/A: ROLL AND TUMBLE BLUES - A HISTORY OF SLIDE  (3-CD)
My Baby's Coming Home
2004 UK
HIP-O 06024986 28980 V/A: THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL 1962-1969, VOL.3  (DVD)
Hound Dog Taylor with Little Walter, Dillard Crume & Odie Payne: Wild About You / Koko Taylor with Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Dillard Crume & Odie Payne: Wang Dang Doodle
(recorded live at the American Folk Blues Festival, Copenhagen, October 11, 1967)
2004 US
HIP-O 000 3224 02 V/A: THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL 1962-1969, VOL.3  (CD)
Hound Dog Taylor with Little Walter, Dillard Crume & Odie Payne: Wild About You / Koko Taylor with Hound Dog Taylor, Little Walter, Dillard Crume & Odie Payne: Wang Dang Doodle
(recorded live at the American Folk Blues Festival, Berlin, October 15, 1967)
2004 US
ALLIGATOR ALCD 9902 V/A: A TASTE OF ALLIGATOR - NEW BLUES AND MORE FROM ALLIGATOR RECORDS  (CD) 
Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers: She's Gone
2004 US
SONY 4889924 V/A: THE BLUE HORIZON STORY, 1965-1970, VOL.1  (3-CD)
Christine
2006 UK
ALLIGATOR 512021 V/A: ALLIGATOR RECORDS 35X35  (2-CD)
She's Gone
2006 US
SAVAGE KICK SKCD 102 V/A: SAVAGE KICK, VOL.2  (CD)
Take Five
2007 UK
LAST CALL 312634 V/A: 6 BLUES GIANTS LIVE! VOL.1  (6-CD)
Kitchen Sink Boogie / Phillips Crawl / Wild About You Baby / Kansas City / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / The Sky Is Crying / It Hurts Me Too / Dust My Broom / Freddy's Blues / Glue Back My Wig / Take Five(reissue of Fan Club LP/CD "Live At Joe's Place")
2007 FRA
TROPICAL MUSIC 68.364 V/A: LEGENDS OF THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVALS  (DVD)
Shake Your Money Maker + with Little Walter: My Babe / untitled instrumental / Mean Old World + with Koko Taylor: Will My Man Be Home Tonight / Wang Dang Doodle / What Kind Of Man Is This
(filmed in Germany, 1967)
2008 GER
ACE CDCH2 1266 V/A: MORE MILES THAN MONEY (THE SOUNDTRACK TO GARTH CARTWRIGHT'S BOOK)  (2-CD)
Sitting Home Alone
2010 UK
ALLIGATOR ACD 125 V/A: ALLIGATOR RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Sitting At Home Alone
2011 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Benoit Billot | Jarmo Hoppula | John Newman | Scott Dirks

Published sources: Blues Records 1943-1970 Volume Two (Mike Leadbitter-Leslie Fancourt-Paul Pelletier, 1994) | 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 3/1972 | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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