HUBERT SUMLIN





SINGLES

BLUE HORIZON 45-1000 HUBERT SUMLIN   Across The Board / Sumlin Boogie  1965 UK 
GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE
SOUNDPAGE #29 (33rpm flexidisc) 
HUBERT SUMLIN Down In The Bottom / (reverse by Vinnie Moore: Daydream)  
(issued with Guitar Player magazine in February 1987)
1987 US




ALBUMS

AMIGA 850 043 AMERICAN FOLK BLUES  (LP)
My Babe / Hubert's Blues / We Gonna Jump / Too Late For Me To Pray / I Love / It's You Baby / Love You, Woman / Everytime I Get To Drinking / When I Feel Better / Blues Anytime
(recorded at the Amiga-Studios, East Berlin, Germany on November 1, 1964 with Willie Dixon:bs/gtr/vcl, Sunnyland Slim:pno/vcl & Clifton James:dms)
-- reissues: "Hubert's 'American' Blues!", Scout LP SC-4, 1969 GER/"Blues Anytime!", L+R 42.004, 1981 GER [with 2 bonus tracks from the same session]/"Blues Anytime!", Evidence ECD-26052, 1994 US [same track listing as on L+R 42.004]/"Blues Anytime!", L+R CDLR 72010, 1994 [with 5 prev. unissued bonus tracks] --
1964 GER
VOGUE LDM 30175 HUBERT SUMLIN & HIS FRIENDS: KINGS OF CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.2  (LP)
Blues For Elmore James / Funky Roots / I Can't Loose / One Down / Willie's Back In Town / Minor Feelings / Everyday I Have The Blues / Straight Talk / Little By Little / When Evelyn's Not Around / It Hurts Me Too
(recorded in 1971 with Billy Boy Arnold:vcl/hca, Eddie Shaw:vcl/sax, Joe Carter:vcl/gtr, Jimmy Dawkins:gtr, James Green:bs & Freddie Below:dms)
1974 FRA
BLACK & BLUE 33.511 GROOVE  (LP)
Happy With My French Friends / Broke And Hungry / Give The Name Jacquot / My Guitar And Me / Groove / Easy, Hubert, Easy / Don't Forget / I Wonder Why / Boogin' All Alone / The Last Boogie / + cd-bonus tracks: I'll Be Home On Tuesday / Jerking In Paris
(recorded at Barclay Studio, Paris on December 22, 1975, feat. Hubert Sumlin:vcl/gtr, Lonnie Brooks:gtr, Willie Mabon:pno, Dave Myers:bs & Fred Below:dms)
-- reissues: "My Guitar And Me" Black & Blue LP 33.548/"My Guitar And Me", Evidence ECD-26045-2, 1994 US --
1976 FRA
L+R 42.004 HUBERT SUMLIN, WILLIE DIXON, SUNNYLAND SLIM: BLUES ANYTIME!  (LP)
It's You Baby / Everytime I Get To Drinking / We Gonna Jump / Too Late For Me To Pray / Blues Anytime / My Babe / Love You, Woman / I Love / When I Feel Better / Hubert's Blues / Levee Camp Moan / Big Legged Woman
(recorded in East Berlin, Germany on November 1, 1964 with Willie Dixon:bs/gtr/vcl, Sunnyland Slim:pno/vcl & Clifton James:dms)
(reissue of Amiga 850 043 with two previously unissued tracks "Levee Camp Moan" & "Big Legged Woman")
-- reissues: Evidence ECD-26052, 1994 US/L+R CDLR 72010, 1994 [with 5 prev. unissued bonus tracks] --
1981 GER
L+R 42.008 HUBERT SUMLIN & CAREY BELL: GAMBLIN' WOMAN!  (LP)
Blues For Chester / Jammin' The Blues / Gamblin' Woman * / Hubert's 1980 Blues / Nineteen Years Old ** / Brought Up The Hard Way ** / Blues On Blues / My Baby Is Gone * / Lonesome Blues / Blues In My Heart
(recorded at Odyssey Sound Studio, Chicago, on January 22, 1980, feat. Hubert Sumlin:gtr/vcl*, Carey Bell:hca/vcl** & Sunnyland Slim:pno on "My Baby Is Gone")
1981 GER
BLACK TOP BT-1036/CD-BT-1036 HUBERT SUMLIN'S BLUES PARTY  (LP/CD)
Hidden Charms / West Side Soul / A Soul That's Been Abused / Letter To My Girlfriend / How Can You Leave Me, Little Girl? / Can't Call You No More / Blue Guitar / Down In The Bottom / Poor Me, Pour Me / Living The Blues
-- reissues: Demon FIEND 94, 1989 UK/Shout! Factory CD DK 31156, 2005 US --
1987 US
BLIND PIG BP-3389/BP-73389 HEART & SOUL  (LP/CD)
Your Foxy Self / Chunky / Sitting On Top Of The World / I Want You / Bring Your Love To Me / The Red Rooster / Juke / No Time For Me / Got The Blues / Old Friends
(with James Cotton:hca & Little Mike and the Tornadoes)
1989 US
BLACK TOP BT-1053/CD-BT-1053 HEALING FEELING  (LP/CD)
I Don't Want To Hear About Yours / Healing Feeling / Just Like I Treat You / Come Back Little Girl / Play It Cool / Without A Friend Like You / I Don't Want No Woman / Blue Shadows / Down The Dusty Road / Honey Dumplins / Blues For Henry
(with Ronnie Earl:gtr, Darrell Nulisch:vcl, James "Thunderbird" Davis:vcl etc.)
-- reissue: Shout! Factory CD DK 31157, 2005 US --
1990 US
JSP LP/CD 239 BLUES GUITAR BOSS  (LP/CD)
All I Can Do / You Got To Help Me / Blues Is Here To Stay / Sometimes I'm Right / Spanish Greens / Still Playing The Blues / It Could Be You / Pickin' / Look Don't Touch / I've Stopped Crying
(recorded in London in 1990)
-- reissue: JSP CD 2118 --
1991 UK
BLUES SPECIAL ? MADE IN ARGENTINA 1993  (CD)
(recorded in El Samovar, Buenos Aires, on December 16-19, 1993 with Leon Almara:gtr, German Weidemer:pno/org, Chupete Milone:hca, Emilio Villanueva:ten.sax, Cacho Gallardo:bs, Adrian Flores:dms)
1994
BLUES SPECIAL ? I'M THE BACK DOOR MAN  (CD)
(recorded in El Samovar, Buenos Aires, on December 14, 1993 with Leon Almara:gtr, German Weidemer:pno/org, Chupete Milone:hca, Emilio Villanueva:ten.sax, Cacho Gallardo:bs, Adrian Flores:dms)
1994
L+R CDLR 72010 BLUES ANYTIME!  (LP)
It's You Baby / Everytime I Get To Drinking / We Gonna Jump / Too Late For Me To Pray / Blues Anytime / My Babe / Love You, Woman / I Love / When I Feel Better / Hubert's Blues / Levee Camp Moan / Big Legged Woman / Mabon's Boogie * / I Don't Know * / Woodchopping Blues (Louisiana Red:vcl) ** / I Love ** / Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky **
(recorded in East Berlin, Germany on November 1, 1964 with Willie Dixon:bs/gtr/vcl, Sunnyland Slim:pno/vcl & Clifton James:dms)
(extended reissue of L+R 42.004; * = previously unissued tracks recorded on April 20/22 and May 5/7, 1980 in Saarbrücken, Mannheim, Hamburg and Düsseldorf, Germany, ** = recorded on March 17, 1981 at the Siegerland Halle, Siegen, Germany)
1994 GER
BELLAPHON ? BLUES CLASSICS  (CD)
Love You, Woman * / When I Feel Better * / I Love * / Hubert's Blues * / Blues On Blues / My Bay Is Gone / Lonesome Blues / Blues In My Hand / Blues For Chester / Jammin' The Blues / Gamblin' Woman
(* = recorded in East Berlin, Germany on November 1, 1964)
1996 GER
ACOUSTIC SOUNDS/ANALOGUE PRODUCTIONS ORIGINALS APO 2004 I KNOW YOU  (LP/CD)
I'm Coming Home / Howlin' For My Darling / That's Why I'm Gonna Leave You / How Many More Years / Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover / I Got It Where I Want It / I'm Not Your Clown / Smokestack / I've Been Hurt / Mind Is Rambling / You My Best / Goodbye
(with Jimmy D. Lane:gtr, David Krull:pno/org, Carrie Bell:hca, Freddie Crawford:bs, Sam Lay:dms)
1998 US
BLUES PLANET CD 1116 WAKE UP CALL  (CD)
I'm Coming Home / Makes Me Think About The One I Had / When You're In Love / I'm Your Baby / Wake Up Call / Gonna Move / Let Your Fingers Do The Talkin' / I Just Need Your Love / Hubert Runs The Hoodoo Down / Get This Love Straight
1998 US
TELARC CD-83446 PINETOP PERKINS & HUBERT SUMLIN: LEGENDS  (CD)
Got My Mojo Working / Nutcracker / Rock Me Baby / Hoochie Coochie Man / Sky Is Crying / Pinto Beans And Blayeyed Peas / Take It Easy Baby / Shame Shame Shame / Come Back Baby / Sunnyland Slim / She Walks Right In
1999 US
TONE COOL/ARTEMIS 51609 ABOUT THEM SHOES  (CD)
I'm Ready / Still A Fool / She's Into Something / Iodine In My Coffee / Look What You've Done / Come Home Baby / Evil / Long Distance Call / The Same Thing / Don't Go No Further / I Love The Life I Live, I Live The Life I Love / Walkin' Thru The Park / This Is The End, Little Girl (vcl by Hubert Sumlin)
(with Eric Clapton:vcl/gtr, Keith Richards:vcl/gtr, Bob Margolin:gtr, James Cotton:hca, Paul Oscher:hca/vcl, Blondie Chaplin:vcl, Nathaniel Peterson:vcl, David Johansen:vcl, David Maxwell:pno, Paul Nowinski:bs, Levon Helm:dms, George Recile:vcl/dms)
-- UK edition: Rykodisc RCD 17307 --
2004 US




COMPILATIONS

FONTANA LP 681.522 TL/885.411 TY V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL  (LP)
No Title Boogie
(recorded in Hamburg, Germany on October 9, 1964 with Sunnyland Slim:pno, Willie Dixon:bs & Clifton James:dms)
-- UK edition: Fontana TL 5225, 1965/reissues: Amiga 850 043, 19?? GER/"American Folk Blues Festival 63-64", Philips-PhonoGram SFL-7385, 1969 JAP/L+R LP 42.024, 1980 GER/LR CD-2024 --
1964 GER
SCOUT SC-1 V/A: BYE BYE, BIRD...  (LP)
When I Feel Better
(recorded live at American Folk Blues Festival, Hamburg, October 9, 1964 with Sunnyland Slim:pno, Willie Dixon:bs & Clifton James:dms)
196? US
VOGUE DP.37 V/A: A WORLD OF JAZZ - 25 GEANTS...DU BLUES  (LP)
Funky Roots
1975 FRA
L+R 42.006 V/A: L+R RECORDS : THE FIRST BLUES SAMPLER  (LP)
Hubert Sumlin & Carey Bell: Brought Up The Hard Way
-- reissue: "Blues Meeting", L+R LP 30.888 --
1980 GER
L+R 42.006 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL '80  (LP)
Hubert Sumlin & Carey Bell: Gamblin' Woman / I Got A Little Thing They Call The Swing
(recorded on April 20-22 & May 5-7, 1980)
-- reissues: L+R 2-LP 42.013/LR CD-2013 --
1980 GER
L+R 42.022 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL '81  (LP)
I Love
(recorded live at the Kozertaula, Kamen, March 10, 1981 & at the Siegerlandhalle, Siegen, March 17, 1981)
-- reissue: LR CD-2022 --
1981 FRA
CHARLY CRB 1080 V/A: CHILLS AND FEVER - CHICAGO BLUESMASTERS, VOL.4  (LP)
Tators And Mators
(recorded in Chicago, 1965)
-- Japanese edition by Vivid Records --
1984 UK
BLACK TOP CD-BT-002 V/A: BLACK TOP BLUES-A-RAMA : A BUDGET SAMPLER  (LP)
I Don't Want To Hear About Yours
1990 US
BLACK TOP CD-BT-002 V/A: BLACK TOP BLUES-A-RAMA : A BUDGET SAMPLER  (LP)
I Don't Want To Hear About Yours
1990 US
BLIND PIG BP-78001 V/A: "PRIME CHOPS" - BLIND PIG SAMPLER  (LP/CD)
Bring Your Love To Me
1990 US
EPM MUSIC/MUSIDISC FDC 5503 V/A: WELCOME TO THE BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
Gotta Run
1991 FRA
BLACK TOP BT-1075 V/A: BLACK TOP BLUES PAJAMA PARTY  (CD)
Hubert Sumlin with Mighty Sam McClain: Meet Me In The Bottom
1992 US
BLACK TOP BT-1079 V/A: BLUES GUITAR SPOTLIGHT  (CD)
Healing Feeling
1992 US
BLACK & BLUE CD 603 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL, VOL.3 : 1974-1976  (CD)
Don't Forget / Happy With My French Friends
1993 FRA
EVIDENCE ECD-26048-2 V/A: EVIDENCE BLUES SAMPLER 3  (CD)
Broke And Hungry
1994 US
EVIDENCE ECD-26058-2 V/A: EVIDENCE BLUES SAMPLER - FOUR  (CD)
Hubert Sumlin, Willie Dixon & Sunnyland Slim: My Babe
1995 US
EVIDENCE ECD-26100-2 V/A: AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL 1962-1965  (5-CD)
No Title Boogie
1995 US
BLACK TOP BT-1116 V/A: BLUES COSTUME PARTY  (CD)
Hubert Sumlin, James Davis & Darrell Nulisch: I Don't Wanna Hear About Yours
1995 US
MUSIC CLUB MCCD 241/MUSIC CLUB 50002 V/A: UP JUMPED THE BLUES - AN UP-TEMPO BLUES COLLECTION  (CD)
Look Don't Touch
1996 UK
DIABLO CD 820 V/A: HOW I STOPPED WORRYING AND LEARNED TO LOVE THE BLUES  (CD)
How Can You Leave Me, Little Girl?
1996
ST. CLAIR CD 25172 V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES : THE GREAT GUITARISTS, VOL.1  (CD)
Come Back Little Girl
1996 US
CELEBRATION OF BLUES 97112 V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES : THE GREAT GUITARISTS, VOL.1-2  (2-CD)
Come Back Little Girl
1996 US
COLUMBIA 488992 2 V/A: THE BLUE HORIZON STORY 1965-1970, VOL.1  (3-CD)
Across The Board (alt. take) / Sumlin Boogie
(recorded in Kenley, November 29, 1964)
1997 UK
HOUSE OF BLUES 161301 V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Bring Your Love To Me
1997 US
PLATINUM 51416 V/A: SELECTIONS FROM ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR/ESSENTIAL BLUES HARMONICA  (CD)
Bring Your Love To Me
1997
PLATINUM 1300 V/A: SELECTIONS FROM ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR/ESSENTIAL BLUES HARMONICA  (2-CD)
Bring Your Love To Me
1997
EXCELSIOR CD 20342 V/A: GREAT COUNTRY BLUES  (CD)
Down The Dusty Road
1997
ST. CLAIR CD 2524 V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES : GREAT COUNTRY BLUES  (CD)
Down The Dusty Road
1997 US
JSP CD 4001 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES  (2-CD)
You Got To Help Me
1997 UK
EASYDISC CD 7049 V/A: BLUES GUITAR DUELS  (CD)
Hubert Sumlin Blues Party: Corn Palace / Hubert Sumlin & Richard Studholme: You Got To Help Me
1997 US
EASYDISC CD 7050 V/A: BLUES MOODS  (CD)
Hubert Sumlin Blues Party: A Soul That's Been Abused
1997 US
EASYDISC 7072 V/A: BLUES GUITAR MASTERS   (CD)
Hubert Sumlin with Ronnie Earl: Healing Feeling
1998 US
ATOMIC THEORY CD 1131 V/A: DON'T WORRY, SING THE BLUES  (CD)
Feed Me
1998
DCC DZS-159 V/A: THE REAL BLUES BROTHERS, VOL.2  (CD)
Late In The Evening
1998 US
JSP CD 405 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES 2  (CD)
All I Can Do / Sometimes I'm Right
1998 UK
TELARC CD-83468 V/A: TELARC'S WE GOT THE BLUES  (CD)
Pinetop Perkins & Hubert Sumlin: Got My Mojo Working
1999 US
BLACK & BLUE 600 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL 1969-1986  (5-CD)
Don't Forget / Happy With My French Friends
2001 FRA
ST. CLAIR CD 7208 V/A: BUDDY GUY AND FRIENDS, VOL.1  (CD)
All I Can Do
2001
TELARC CD-83556 V/A: IN THE POCKET - A TASTE OF BLUES HARMONICA  (CD) 
Hubert Sumlin (vcl) & Annie Raines (hca): Rock Me Baby
2002 US
WOLF 120.104 V/A: BLUES GUITAR KILLERS  (CD)
I've Been Gone
2005 AUT
SONY 4889924 V/A: THE BLUE HORIZON STORY, 1965-1970, VOL.1  (3-CD)
Across The Board / Sumlin Boogie
2006 UK
UNION SQUARE MUSIC 404 PETER GREEN: THE ANTHOLOGY  (4-CD)
Peter Green, Nigel Watson & Splinter Group feat. Hubert Sumlin: Dead Shrimp Blues
2008 UK

In addition, Hubert Sumlin has also released the 60-minute VHS video "The Blues Guitar of Hubert Sumlin" (Homespun Video VDSUMGT 01) hosted by Jimmy Vivino. On video, Sumlin demonstrates his guitar playing technique and performs various Howlin' Wolf songs with vocalist David Johansen (a.k.a. Buster Poindexter) and a rhythm section (Jimmy Vivino:gtr, Mike Merritt:bs, Levon Helm:dms), including "Smokestack Lightning", "Forty Four", "Killing Floor", "Going Down Slow", "Hidden Charms", and "Little Red Rooster".


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

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 5/1974 | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Incurable Blues - The Troubles & Triumph Of Blues Legend Hubert Sumlin (Will Romano, 2005)

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