JIMMY WILSON





SINGLES

CAVA TONE 5/MODERN 20-685 BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS (a) / SHERMAN'S TRIO (b) (possibly feat. Jimmy Wilson:bckgr.vcls on a-side) Thinkin' And Thinkin' / Jumpin' For Julia (instr.)1948 US
CAVA-TONE 102 BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS, VOCAL: JIMMY WILSON (a) / WEST SIDE TRIO (b) (I'm) So Tired I Could Cry / West Side Jump (instr.)1948 US
CAVA-TONE 103 BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS, VOCAL: JIMMY WILSON (a) / BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS, VOCALS: JOHN BECKNELL, GEORGE SALTER, ELBRIDGE VANN (b) I'm (Just) A Stranger (Here) / St. Louis Blues1948 US
GILT EDGE 5022 BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS, VOCAL: JIMMY WILSON (a) / BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS, VOCALS: JOHN BECKNELL, GEORGE SALTER, ELBRIDGE VANN (b) I'm (Just) A Stranger (Here) / Nobody's Business (If I Do)1948 US
GILT EDGE 5033 BOB GEDDINS' CAVALIERS, VOCAL JIMMY WILSON (a) / WEST SIDE TRIO (b) (I'm) So Tired I Could Cry / Boogie Boy Boogie (instr., = West Side Jump)1948 US 
CAVA-TONE 252 THE SCATMAN (a) / JIMMY WILSON AND HIS ALL STARS (b) (feat. speech by Scatman Crothers on a-side) It's A Sin To Tell A Lie / Mistake In Life1951? US
ALADDIN 3087 JIMMY WILSON AND HIS ALL STARS Honey Bee / Please Believe In Me1951? US
ALADDIN 3140 THE SCATMAN (a) / JIMMY WILSON AND HIS ALL STARS (b) (feat. speech by Scatman Crothers on a-side) It's A Sin To Tell A Lie / Mistake In Life1951 US
ALADDIN 3169 JIMMY WILSON Every Dog Has His Day / Lemon Squeezer1952 US
ALADDIN 3241 JIMMY WILSON It's Time To Change / Any Man's A Fool1952 US
BIG TOWN 101 JIMMY WILSON AND HIS BAND Tin Pan Alley / Big Town Jump (instr.)
(a-side Billboard/r'n'b #10)
1953 US
BIG TOWN 103 JIMMIE WILSON Call Me A Hound Dog / Instrumental Jump (instr.)1953 US
BIG TOWN 107 JIMMY WILSON A Woman Is To Blame / Blues At Sundown1953 US
MODERN 1003 JOHNNY TODD What's Up (instr., = Instrumental Jump)1953 US
7-11 RECORDS 2104 JIMMY WILSON Ethel Lee / Tell Me1953 US
7-11 RECORDS 2105 JIMMY WILSON Baby Don't Want Nobody But Me / Crying Like A Baby Child1953 US
RHYTHM 1765 JIMMY WILSON Strangest Blues / I Used To Love A Woman1954 US
ELKO 915 JIMMY NOLEN Strangest Blues / I Used To Love A Woman1954 US
RHYTHM 1766 JIMMY WILSON Trouble - Trouble / Frisco Bay1954 US
BIG TOWN 113 JIMMY WILSON Teardrops On My Pillow / Mountain Climber1954 US
ET 1002 (78rpm transcription disc) JIMMY WILSON Teardrops On My Pillow / Mountain Climber / (+ other artists)1954 US
BIG TOWN 115 JIMMY WILSON AND HIS BAND Trouble In My House / Jumping From Six To Six1956 US
BIG TOWN 123 JIMMY WILSON AND THE BLUES BLASTERS BAND I've Found Out / Oh Red1956 US
IRMA 108 JIMMY WILSON AND THE BLUES BLASTERS BAND Oh Red / Blues In The Alley1956 US
CHART 610 JIMMY WILSON Louise / Alley Blues1956 US
CHART 629 JIMMY WILSON Send Me The Key / Poor, Poor Lover1956 US
GOLDBAND 1074 JIMMY WILSON Please Accept My Love / Big Wheel Rolling1958 US
IMPERIAL 5549 JIMMY WILSON Please Accept My Love / Big Wheel Rolling1958 US
GOLDBAND 1091 JIMMY WILSON Could I Be Wrong / Don't You Know1959 US
GOLDBAND 1095 JIMMIE WILSON Yanky Danky Doodle / This Is Why I'm Happy1960 US
DUKE 331 JIMMY WILSON My Heart Cries Out For You / Easy Easy Baby1961 US
DUKE 339 JIMMY WILSON I Don't Care / Patiently1961 US
GOLDBAND 1142 JIMMIE WILSON Tin Pan Alley / Nobody But You  (reissue)196? US




COLLECTIONS

DIVING DUCK DD 4305 TROUBLE IN MY HOUSE  (LP)
Every Dog Has His Day / Lemon Squeezer / Ethel Lee / Tell Me / Call Me A Hound Dog / I've Found Out / Trouble In My House / Jumpin' From Six To Six / Oh Red / Blues In The Alley / Louise / Send Me Your Key / Poor Poor Lover / Easy Easy Baby / My Heart Cries Out For You / I Don't Care
1985 HOL
OFFICIAL 5256 JIMMY WILSON & HIS ALL STARS: JUMPIN' FROM SIX TO SIX  (CD)
Jumping From Six To Six / Trouble In My Home / Ethel Lee / Every Dog Has His Day / Lemon Squeezer / Honey Bee / I Found Out / Oh Red / Oh Red (alt.) / Blues In The Alley / Strangest Blues / I Used To Love A Woman / Tin Pan Alley / Big Town Jump / Call Me A Hound Dog / A Woman Is To Blame / Blues At Sundown / Please Believe Me / It's Time To Change / Any Man's Fool / Baby Don't Want Nobody But Me / Could I Be Wrong / Crying Like A Baby Child / Easy Easy Baby / Don't You Know / Tell Me
1999? DEN




COMPILATIONS

BLUES CLASSICS BC-23 V/A: JUKE JOINT BLUES  (LP)
Trouble, Trouble
197? US
ARHOOLIE LP 2008 V/A: OAKLAND BLUES  (LP)
A Woman Is To Blame/ Blues At Sundown / Frisco Bay / Tin Pan Alley
1971 US
P-VINE/BLUES INTERACTIONS PLP 2-704 V/A: MR FULBRIGHT'S BLUES  (2-LP)
Strangest Blues / I Used To Love A Woman
1976 JPN
PATHE MARCONI SP 1259 (p/s, promo) SAN FRANCISCO 1952-53  (33 1/3rpm 7" LP)
Every Dog Has His Day / Lemon Squeezer / It's Time To Change / Any Man's A Fool / Baby Don't Want Nobody But Me / Crying Like A Baby Child 
1983 FRA 
ESOLDUN RR 2019 V/A: JUMP THE BOOGIE  (LP)
Jumpin' From Six To Six / Big Town Jump
198? FRA
ACE CDCHD 427 V/A: BAYOU BLUES BLASTERS  (CD)
Tin Pan Alley / Trouble In My Home (prev. unissued 8/1959 Lake Charles recording)
1994 UK
ACE CDCHD 424 V/A: EDDIE'S HOUSE OF HITS - THE STORY OF GOLDBAND RECORDS  (CD)
Please Accept My Love
1994 UK
WOLF 128.613 V/A: 1950'S OAKLAND BLUES - IRMA RECORDS  (CD)
Blues In The Alley / Oh Red
1994 AUT
WOLF 120.614 V/A: ELKO BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
I Used To Love A Woman / Strangest Blues
1994 AUT
VALMOR 1369 V/A: JOOK BLOCK BUSTERS, VOL.1 - 100% BONA-FIDE RHYTHM AND BLUES  (LP/CD)
Big Wheel Rolling
199? US
OFFICIAL CD 503 V/A: GONNA ROCK THE BLUES  (CD)
Jumpin' From Six To Six
1995 DEN
GOLDBAND GR-7829-2 V/A: SWAMPLAND CLASSICS, VOL.1  (CD)
Jimmy Wilson & Ted Taylor: All This Belongs To Me
199? US
ROCKIN' HTCD 5502-2 V/A: ROCKIN' THE BLUES  (CD)
Alley Blues (alt. take; prev. unissued 1956 Miami recording)
1998
EL SEGUNDO ESR 01003 V/A: WEST COAST GUITAR KILLERS 1952-69, VOL.2  (CD)
Strangest Blues
2002
PAST PERFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
Jumpin' From Six To Six
2002 GER
EMPIRE/UNIVERSAL 545 450 693  V/A: THE DEVIL IS A BUSY MAN  (CD)
Alley Blues
2005 UK
ACROBAT MUSIC ACMCD4038 V/A: BOB GEDDINS' IRMA RECORDS STORY  (CD)
Oh Red / Blues In The Alley
2008 UK
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD062 V/A: LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES - THE EVOLUTION OF WEST COAST BLUES  (3-CD)
Tin Pan Alley
2010 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments:Alan Balfour

Published sources: Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Blues News 4/1985 (article by Juhani Ritvanen) 

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