JESSIE MAE HEMPHILL





SINGLES

HIGH WATER 409 (p/s)  JESSIE MAE HEMPHILL  Jessie's Boogie / Standing In My Doorway Crying1980 US
HIGH WATER 425 JESSIE MAE HEMPHILL Merry Christmas, Pretty Baby / Shame On You1985 US 




ALBUMS

VOGUE/BLUES TODAY 513.501 SHE-WOLF  (LP)
She-Wolf / Standing In My Doorway Crying / Jump, Baby, Jump / Take Me Home With You, Baby / Black Cat Bone / Married Man blues / Overseas Blues / Loving In The Moonlight / Bullyin' Well / Jessie's Boogie / My Lord Do Just What He Say
(recorded in 1980 with David Evans:bs & Joe Hicks:dms on some tracks, originally produced by David Evans/High Water Records)
1981 FRA
HIGH WATER LP 1012 FEELIN' GOOD  (LP)
Feelin' Good / Go Back To Your Used To Be / Streamline Train / Baby, Please Don't Go / Tell Me You Love Me / Shake It, Baby / My Daddy's Blues / Brokenhearted Blues / Rolling And Tumbling / Eagle Bird / Cowgirl Blues / Lord, Help The Poor And Needy
1990 US
HIGH WATER/HIGHTONE/HMG CD 6502 FEELIN' GOOD  (CD)
Feelin' Good / Go Back To Your Used To Be / Streamline Train / Baby, Please Don't Go / Tell Me You Love Me / Shake It, Baby / Shame On You* / My Daddy's Blues / Brokenhearted Blues / Rolling And Tumbling / Eagle Bird / Cowgirl Blues / Merry Christmas, Pretty Baby* / Lord, Help The Poor And Needy
(*=cd bonus tracks, originally released in 1985)
-- reissue: P-Vine PCD-5473, 199? JPN --
1997 US
HIGH WATER/HIGHTONE/HMG 6508 SHE-WOLF  (CD)
She-Wolf / Standing In My Doorway Crying / Jump, Baby, Jump / Take Me Home With You, Baby / Black Cat Bone / Married Man blues / Overseas Blues / Loving In The Moonlight / Bullyin' Well / Jessie's Boogie / My Lord Do Just What He Say
1998 US
P-VINE PCD-5474 JESSIE MAE HEMPHILL  (CD) 19?? JPN
HIGHTONE HCD 8156 HERITAGE OF THE BLUES : SHAKE IT BABY  (CD)
Feelin' Good / Go Back To Your Used To Be / Streamline Train / All Night Boogie (Jessie's Boogie) (prev. unissued) / Shame On You / Lord, Help The Poor And Needy / Standing In My Doorway Crying / Shake It, Baby (prev. unissued) / Take Me Home With You, Baby / Hard Times / Bullyin' Well / Baby, Please Don't Go (prev. unissued)
(1979-88 recordings feat. Lois Brown:bs, Bettye Mitchell:perc, R.L. Boyce:dms & Lois Brown:dms)
2003 US
BLACK & BLUE CD 457 JESSIE MAE HEMPHILL & HEZEKIAH & THE HOUSE ROCKERS: MISSISSIPPI BLUES FESTIVAL  (CD)
Eagle Bird / My Daddy's Blues / I'm So Glad You Don't Know What's On My Mind / Go Back To Your Used To Be / Streamline Train / I'm So Glad You Don't Know What's on My Mind / My Daddy's Blues / Roll Me Baby / She Used To Be Your Woman / Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Saint Louis Blues / Don't Mess With My Toot Toot
(recorded live)
2004 FRA
219 RECORDS 1003 DARE YOU TO DO IT AGAIN  (2-CD + DVD)
Fife & Drum Intro / Lay My Burden Down / Nobody's Fault But Mine / Old Time Religion / Saints Go Marching In / Little Sally Walker / I Shall Not Be Moved / This Little Light Of Mine / Motherless Children / God Is Good To Me / Treat Me Right / Runaway Soul / I'm Going Home / Swing Low / Porch Logic Remix
(recorded live with Kenny Brown, Garry Burnside, Steven Gardner, Greg Humphreys, Robert Belfour, Cedric Burnside, Jimbo 'Hambone' Mathus, Davis Coen, Chris Chew, Ruthie Foster, R.L. Boyce + DJ Logic [remixing the last track])
(Note: The DVD also titled 'Dare You To Do It Again' was released in companion to the CD, containing a documentary, interviews, recording sessions, and a concert.)
2004 US
INSIDE SOUNDS ISC-0519 GET RIGHT BLUES  (CD)
Streamline Train / Shake Your Booty (Shake It Baby) / Go Back To Your Used To Be / Take Me Home With You, Baby / Baby, Please Don't Go / Lord, Help The Poor & Needy / Cowgirl Blues / Little Rooster Reel / He's A Mighty Good Leader / All Night Boogie (Jessie's Boogie) / Loving In The Moonlight / Get Right, Church / Jessie's Love Song (Tell Me You Love Me) / Honey Bee / Jesus Will Fix It For You
(prev. unreleased recordings featuring Jessie Mae Hemphill:vcl /gtr/bs drum/perc/diddley bow, Dr. David Evans:gtr, Lois Brown:bs, Joe Hicks:dms, Gleno Faulkner:diddley bow, Napoleon Strickland:vcl, Bettye Mitchell:perc)
2004 US




COMPILATIONS & SESSION WORKS

SOUTHERN CULTURE ? V/A: ?  (LP)
(four tracks by Jessie Mae Hemphill)
19?? US
SOUTHLAND SLP-22 V/A: NATIONAL DOWNHOME BLUES FESTIVAL, VOL.2  (LP)
Train, Train  (recorded live)
1986 US
AU-GO-GO 47 V/A: SWAMP SURFING IN MEMPHIS  (LP/CD)
She-Wolf (=Jessie Mae Hemphill): I'm So Glad You Don't Know What's On My Mind / Going Back Home
1986/1998 US
BLACK & BLUE 33.745 V/A: MISSISSIPPI BLUES FESTIVAL 1986  (LP)
(featuring Jessie Mae Hemphill, Son Thomas and Hezekiah & the House Rockers; recorded at "Mississippi Blues Festival"/European tour March 1986)
1987 FRA
ATLANTIC/ANXIOUS/CHARISMA 82450-2 V/A: DEEP BLUES (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (LP/CD)
(recorded live featuring Jessie Mae Hemphill, Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, Frank Frost, Big Jack Johnson, R.L. Burnside & Junior Kimbrough; prod. by Robert Palmer)
1992 US
CBS LP C-48584/SONY-COLUMBIA-LEGACY CD CK-48584 V/A: ROOTS OF RHYTHM & BLUES : A TRIBUTE TO THE ROBERT JOHNSON ERA  (LP/CD)
Train, Train
1992 US
UPSTART UP 022 V/A: IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS  (CD)
She-Wolf
1995 US
SOUTHLAND SCD-21 V/A: NATIONAL DOWNHOME BLUES FESTIVAL, VOL.1  (CD)
Train, Train  (recorded live)
1996 US
WEVL FM 90 SCV-01 (radio station promo) V/A: ON AIR : LIVE MUSIC FROM THE WEVL ARCHIVES  (CD)
My Daddy's Blues (recorded on January 15, 1987)
(20th anniversary album, limited pressing of 1,000 copies, given as a gift with a donation of $60 or more)
1996 US
HMG/HIGHTONE CD 4003 V/A: THE FABULOUS LOW-PRICE HMG BLUES SAMPLER  (CD)
Feelin' Good
1997 US
WOLF CD 120.911/WOLF WBJ 11 V/A: GIANTS OF COUNTRY BLUES  (CD)
Eagle Bird / Shame, Shame
1998 AUT
WOLF CD 120.918 V/A: GIANTS OF COUNTRY BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
Go Back To Your Used To Be / Train, Train / Shake It, Shake It / Eagle Bird / Shame On You
(recorded in Mississippi, September 1991)
1999 AUT
HIGH WATER-HIGHTONE-HANGER 18-HMG CD 6513 V/A: DEEP SOUTH BLUES  (CD)
Brokenhearted Blues
(previously unreleased, recorded in 1979-84)
1999 US
PUTUMAYO WORLD MUSIC 145-2 V/A: MALI TO MEMPHIS  (CD)
Standing In My Doorway Crying
1999 US
TORNADO 470116 RICHARD JOHNSTON: FOOT HILL STOMP  (CD)
Miss Maebelle / Do The Romp / Coal Black Mattie / Catfish Blues-I Feel Good Little Girl / Work Me Baby / Come On In / That's No Way To Get Along / The Shaggy Hound / Chicken And Gravy
(featuring Jessie Mae Hemphill on tambourine and vocals on some tracks)
2002 US
FRÉMEAUX & ASSOCIÉS 31 V/A: BLACK AND BLUE, VOL.2  (CD)
Streamline Woman
2002 FRA
MANTECA 209 V/A: BEYOND MISSISSIPPI : THE BLUES THAT LEFT TOWN  (2-CD)
Loving In The Moonlight
2002 US
INSIDE SOUNDS ISC-0517 V/A: THE MEMPHIS BELLES - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE  (CD)
Go Back To Your Used To Be
2003 US
INSIDE SOUNDS/INSIDE MEMPHIS ISC-0521 V/A: GOIN' DOWN SOUTH - BLUES SAMPLER, VOL.2  (CD)
Chicken And Gravy (with Richard Johnston) / Lord, Help The Poor & Needy
2004 US
MANTECA MANTDCD 235 V/A: IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS  (2-CD)
Go Back To Your Used To Be
2005 US
NEW WEST 61052/NEW WEST 3021 V/A: BLACK SNAKE MOAN (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (CD)
Standing In My Doorway Crying
2007 US
IL BLUES IB 001 V/A: IL BLUES 25 ANNI 1982-2007  (CD)
Lay My Burden Down
(Note: this CD was given free along with the Il Blues magazine #101, 12/2007)
2007 ITA
SPV BLUE CD 306722 CD V/A: ROOTS OF RHYTHM AND BLUES - A TRIBUTE TO THE ROBERT JOHNSON ERA  (CD)
Train Train
2009 GER


                                                      

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