JOE HOUSTON





SINGLES

FREEDOM F-1526 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON'S ORCHESTRA It's Really Wee Wee Hours / Way Cross Mama 1950 US
FREEDOM F-1535 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND ORCH., VOCAL JULIUS STEWART (a) / JOE HOUSTON TRIO (b)  Jump The Blues / Your Little Girl Is Gone 1950 US
COMBO 6 (78rpm)/45-6 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Forest Fire / East Side 1951 US
COMBO 8 (78rpm)/45-8 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Cross The Tracks / The Nipper 1951 US
COMBO 16 (78rpm)/45-16 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Chili / Lucky 30 1951 US
COMBO 18 (78rpm)/45-18 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Drunk / Lightnin' 1951 US
MACY'S RECORDINGS 5014 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Cornbread & Cabbage Greens / Pretty Dad-Dee 1951 US
MACY'S RECORDINGS 5017 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Come Back Baby / Blow Joe Blow 1951 US
MODERN 830 (78rpm)/830X45 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Come Back Baby / Blow Joe Blow 1951 US
SPHINX 122 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON Worry, Worry, Worry / Hard Time Baby 1951 US
MODERN 850 (78rpm)/850X45 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON ORCHESTRA, VOCAL LOIS BUTLER (a) / JOE HOUSTON ORCHESTRA (b) Have A Ball / Houston's Hot House 1951 US
MERCURY 8248 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON Worry, Worry, Worry / Hard Time Baby
(reissue of Sphinx 122; a-side Billboard/r&b #10 & Juke Box #10)
1951 US
MODERN 863 (78rpm)/863X45 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Doin' The Lindy Hop / Sand Storm 1952 US
IMPERIAL 5183 (78rpm)/45-5183 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON TRIO AND ORCHESTRA Ace Of Clubs / Jump The Blues
(November 1949 recordings)
1952 US
IMPERIAL 5196 (78rpm)/45-5196 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Hurricane / Bobby Sox Ramble
(April 1952 recordings)
1952 US
MODERN 879 (78rpm)/879X45 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA (a) / JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA, VOCAL LOUIS BUTLER (b) Dig It / Boogie Woogie Woman 1952 US
COMBO 19 (78rpm)/45-19 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Vino / M M 1952 US
IMPERIAL 5201 (78rpm)/45-5201 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Trouble Trouble Trouble / Earthquake
(April & July 1952 recordings)
1952 US
MODERN 917 (78rpm)/917X45 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Blowin' Crazy / Goin' Crazy 1953 US
IMPERIAL 5213 (78rpm)  JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCH. Atom Bomb / Windy City Hop
(July 1952 recordings)
1953 US 
IMPERIAL 45-5213 (45rpm)  JOE HOUSTON Atom Bomb / Windy City Hop
(July 1952 recordings)
1953 US 
COMBO 45-45 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON East Side / Forest Fire  (reissue of Combo 45-6) 1953 US
COMBO 45-54 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Ninya / Drag Race 1953 US
RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 423 (78rpm) JOE HOUSTON & ORCH. (THE FABULOUS JOE HOUSTON BLOWS) Jay's Boogie / Corn Bread And Cabbage 1953 US
BAY'OU 004 (78rpm)/45-004 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON & ORCHESTRA Moody / Sabre Jet
(b-side = Tough Enough, July 1952 recording)
1953 US
BAY'OU 012 (78rpm)/45-012 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Pigtails / Chittlin' 1953 US
BAY'OU 017 (78rpm)/45-017 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Landslide / Scramble 1953 US
MONEY 203 (78/45rpm) JOE HOUSTON ORCHESTRA (THE FABULOUS JOE HOUSTON) Way Out / All Night Long 1954 US
MONEY 207 (78/45rpm) JOE HOUSTON ORCHESTRA (THE FABULOUS JOE HOUSTON) Celebrity Club Stomp / Sentimental Journey 1954 US
LUCKY 004 (78rpm)/45-004 (45rpm) THE FABULOUS JOE HOUSTON AND HIS BAND Joe Go Go / Go Joe Go 1954 US
CROWN 45X102 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Hum Bug / There Is No Greater Love 1954 US
CROWN 45X109 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Houston's Boogie / Dear Mom 1954 US
RONNEX 1064 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Joe Go Go / (reverse by The Great Gates: Ain't Got No Money) 1954 BEL
RONNEX 1103 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON All Night Long / Way Out 1955 BEL
RPM 426 (78/45rpm) "THE FABULOUS" JOE HOUSTON Shtiggy Boom / Joe's Gone 1955 US
RPM 427 (78/45rpm) "THE FABULOUS" JOE HOUSTON Riverside Rock / Candy Rock 1955 US
IMPERIAL 45-5334 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCH. Tough Enough / Guided Missile
(a-side July 1952 recording, b-side November 1954 recording)
1955 US
CASH 1013 (45rpm) THE FABULOUS JOE HOUSTON ORCH. Flying Home / Walking Home 1955 US
CASH 1018 (45rpm) THE FABULOUS JOE HOUSTON ORCH. Troubles And Worries / Rockin' 'N Boppin' 1955 US
COMBO 45-116 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Baby / Rock That Boogie 1956 US
SPOT 45-S104 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ROCKETS Off Beat / Goofin' 1957? US
SPOT 45-S105 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ROCKETS Rock That Boogie / No Name Rock 1957? US
SPOT 45-S106 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ROCKETS All Night Long / Corn Bread And Cabbage Greens 1957? US
SPOT 45-S107 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ROCKETS Joe's Rock / Tall Gal Blues 1957? US
COMBO 45-130 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Bean Hop / Chicano Hop 1957 US
COMBO 45-136 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON The Things We Used To Do / We're Gunna Rock 'n' Roll  1957 US
COMBO 45-138 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Joe's Hot House / Rocking At The Drivein 1957 US
COMBO 45-142 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Shuckin' 'N' A-Jivin' / Strolling 1958 US
COMBO 45-147 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Get With It / Home Boy 1958 US
DOOTO 439 (45rpm) MIGHTY JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Shindig / La Cucaracha Rock 1958 US
COMBO 45-155 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Curfew / Cha Cha All Nite Long 1959 US
COMBO 45-157 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON The Hully / Ko Ko Mo 1959 US
COMBO 45-164 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Slip'n Out / Hush Your Mouth 1960 US
COMBO 45-185 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND ORCHESTRA Lightnin' / Drunk 1961 US
KEM 45-2761 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS FABULOUS TENOR Ko Ko Mo / The Hully 1961 US
KEM 45-2762 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS FABULOUS TENOR Hush Your Mouth / Slip-N-Out 1961 US
PICO 2800 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON All Night Long / (reverse by The Phantoms: Birdland)  (reissue) 196? US
KENT 45x366 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Doing The Twist / White House Twist 1962 US
EMMO 3303 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Midnight Blues / All Day Long 1963 US
MAGNUM 45-723 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND HIS BAND Hog Maws - Pt. 1 / Hog Maws - Pt. 2 1964 US
MAGNUM 45-729 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Chicken Gravy - Pt. 1 / Chicken Gravy - Pt. 2 1965 US
MODERN OLDIES 16 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON All Night Long / Time Out  (reissue) 19?? US
MODERN OLDIES 37 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON Blow Joe Blow / Earth Quake  (reissue) 19?? US
BIG TOWN 720 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON AND ORCHESTRA Trippin' In / Hawaiian Disco 1978 US
SMUTT/TITTYSHAKIN' TTSHAKE-104 (45rpm) JOE HOUSTON The Hully / (reverse by Ric Gary: Pimples And Braces)  (reissue) 2012 UK




EP'S

COMBO EP-3 (p/s) JOE HOUSTON PLAYS...
Vino / M.M. / Lightning / Drunk
1954 US
COMBO EP-10 (unissued?) JOE HOUSTON
1954 US
MODERN/RPM E.P.-200 (p/s) "THE FABULOUS" JOE HOUSTON: BLOWS ALL NIGHT LONG (THE WILD MAN OF THE TENOR SAX)
All Nite Long / Blow Joe Blow / Way Out / Celebrity Club Stomp
(Note: This EP was issued as Modern Records on the cover but used the RPM label for the disc)
1956 US
TOPS 12-607 (p/s) ROCK & ROLL PARTY - DANCE TO 10 GREAT ROCK & ROLL FAVORITES WITH...
Joe Houston and his Rockets: Rock That Boogie / No Name Rock / Movin' And Groovin' / Joe's Rock / Tall Gal Blues / Off Beat / Corn Bread And Cabbage Greens / Teenage Boogie / All Night Long / Goofin'
(Note: This EP was released in a 2-EP package with gatefold jacket, the labels titled as "Rock And Roll")
1956 US
TOPS/PHILIPS E-518 (p/s) ROCK AND ROLL WITH JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ROCKETS
Off Beat / Goofin' / I Woke Up This Morning / Teen-Age Boogie
1957? AUS




ALBUMS

COMBO LP 100 JOE HOUSTON  (LP)
Drunk / Lightning / Cross The Tracks / The Nipper / East Side / Forest Fire / Vino / M.M. / 10 35 / Flyin' Tacos / Rock That Boogie / Baby
(Note: the original pressing has plain white front cover including the record label/catalogue code and artist's name with black printing; reissue with Joe Houston's portrait and the track list on yellow front cover)
1955 US
COMBO LP 400 ROCKIN' AT THE DRIVEIN  (LP)
Rockin' At The Drivein / Joe's Hot House / Chicano Hop / Bean Hop / Shuckin' 'N' AJivin' / Strolling / All Nite Long / Lucky 30 / Chili / Drag Race / Ninya / We're Gonna Rock 'n' Roll
1956 US
MODERN LMP-1206 BLOWS ALL NITE LONG  (LP)
All Nite Long / Celebrity Club Stomp / Candy Rock / Rockin' With Joe / Way Out / Crazy Sax / Blow Joe Blow / Sentimental Journey / Rock and Roll Boogie / Riverside Rock / Earth Quake / Joe's Gone
-- reissue: Crown CLP-5006, 1957 US (with the same black cover and the same title "Blows All Nite Long", title is in the upper left hand corner and the name Joe Houston in the upper right) --
1956 US
TOPS L 1518 JOE HOUSTON AND HIS ROCKETS: ROCK AND ROLL WITH...  (LP)
Off Beat / Rock That Boogie / No Name Rock / Goofin' / Joe's Rock / Tall Gal Blues / All Night Long / Movin' And Groovin' / Corn Bread And Cabbage Greens / I Woke Up This Morning / Flying Home / Teen-Age Boogie
1957 US
CROWN CLP-5006 ROCKS AND ROLLS ALL NITE LONG  (LP)
All Nite Long / Celebrity Club Stomp / Candy Rock / Rockin' With Joe / Way Out / Crazy Sax / Blow Joe Blow / Sentimental Journey / Rock And Roll Boogie / Riverside Rock / Earth Quake / Joe's Gone
(Note: reissue of Modern LP with the original cover art but now titled "Rocks and Rolls All Night Long", the title is in the upper right with the name Joe Houston in the middle of the right hand side; released with two differently colored covers, one is red with white printing, the other is black with white printing)
-- reissue: Crown CLP 5006, 196? US (with large text "High Fidelity" at the bottom of the cover, the album title is in the middle, gray label) --
1957 US
CROWN CLP-5203 WILD MAN OF THE TENOR SAX  (LP)
Joggin' Around / Doing The Madison / Hands Down / Turn Around / Joe's Lament / Time For The Blues / Yesiree / Stompin' With Joy / Doggin' It / Got the Blues After Hours
1961 US
CRAFTSMEN C 8033 JOE HOUSTON AND THE ROCKETS: ROCK 'N ROLL PARTY - RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD  (LP)
Rock That Boogie / No Name Rock / Movin' & Groovin' / Off Beat / Tall Gal Blues / All Night Long / Goofin' / Joe's Rock / Corn Bread And Cabbage Greens / Teenage Boogie
(Note: Joe Houston is not credited on the front cover, only on back cover and label; also departing from front cover, the album is titled "Rock And Roll" on back cover and label)
1962 US
CROWN CLP-5246/CST-248 DOIN' THE TWIST  (LP)
Doing The Twist / Twisting The Twist / Crazy Twist / White House Twist / Chitlun's Twist / Rocking The Twist / Roy's Twist / Joe's Twist / Texas Twist / Casino Twist
1962 US
CROWN CLP-5252/CST-252 TWISTING IN ORBIT  (LP)
All Night Long Twist / Twistin' Time / Jumpin' Twist / Twistin' Shoes / Twisting In Orbit / Hangover Twist / Houston's Twist / Curtis Twist / Mexican Twist / La Paloma Twist
1962 US
CROWN CST-273 ROCKIN' AND ROLLIN'  (LP)
Triple Jack Rock / Shake It Up / Coffee Time / Soft Shoe / Rattle Snake / Soul Blues / Funky Bug / Old Folks / Mashed Potato Rock / Pickets
1962 US
CROWN CLP-5313/CST-313 SURF ROCKIN'  (LP)
Wipe Out / Gremmie / Night Lamp / Dig / Ho Dads / Haleiwa / Surf Rockin' / Maile / Hooked / Pupukea
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5319/CST-319 LIMBO  (LP)
Limbo World / Limbo Lou / Rockin' The Limbo / Out On A Limbo / La La Limbo / Everybody Limbo / Limbo Stick / Limbo Organ / Limbo And The Blues / Limbo Baby
1963 US
BIG TOWN BT-1004 KICKING BACK  (LP)
Hawaiian Disco / T-Bone Disco / Mr. Big "H" / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Trippin' In / Why Don't You Rock Me / Kicking Back - Part 1 / Kicking Back - Part 2
(1978 recordings feat. Joe Houston:ten.sax/sop.sax, Freddy Clark:ten.sax/bar.sax, Bo Rhambo:altosax/ten.sax, Larry Johnson:gtr/bs, Ted Butler:gtr/bs, Ross Solomone:dms)
1978 US
JSP JSPCD 251 JOE HOUSTON & OTIS GRAND: THE RETURN OF HONK!  (CD)
The Return Of Honk / Camilla's Hop / Mama Don't / Fruit Boots / Big Legged Woman / They Killed Crazy Horse / Castle Rock / Why Oh Why / Blues For T-Bone / Down, But Not Out
(1994 recordings feat. Joe Houston:ten.sax/altosax/vcl, Otis Grand:gtr, Peter Beck:ten.sax/bar.sax, Ray Gelato:ten.sax/bar.sax, Dave Priseman:tp, Steve Diamond:pno/Hammond B-3, Dave Rowberry:pno, Chico Lopez:bs, Neil Gouvin:dms)
-- reissue: JSP 2137, 2000 UK --
1994 UK
SHATTERED MUSIC SHA10.2 THE BLUES & NOTHIN' ELSE  (CD)
I Wanna Party / Juice Head Baby / When Your Left Eye Jump / How Many More Years / You've Found Somebody New / Flip Flop And Fly / The Red Rooster / Barefootin' / Sad And Blue / Honey And Hush / Full Of Misery
(1996 recordings with L.A. Jones & The Blues Messengers)
1996 US
VOLTAIRE ? LIVE AT THE CAFE VOLTAIRE  (CD)
(recorded live at the Cafe Voltaire in Ventura, CA with Mark St. John & The Defrosterz)
1999 US




COLLECTIONS

UNITED/SUPERIOR US-7774 ALL NIGHT LONG  (LP)
All Night Long / Celebrity Club Stomp / Right Now / Rockin' With Joe / Way Out / Crazy Sax / Blow Joe Blow / Rock And Roll / Time Out / Earth Quake / Joe's Gone / Dizzy Lizzy
197? US
IMPERIAL/PATHÉ MARCONI 1561381 EARTHQUAKE  (LP)
Thunder Storm (prev. unissued 4/1952 recording) / Trouble Trouble Trouble / Hurricane / Tough Enough / Windy City Hop / Earthquake / Jump The Blues / Guided Missile / Goodbye Little Girl (prev. unissued 1950 recording) / Wee Wee Hours / Bobby Sox Ramble
1985 FRA
ACE CH 120 ROCKIN' AT THE DRIVE-IN  (LP)
Chicano Hop / Joe's Hot House / Rockin' At The Drive-In / Bean Hop / Shuckin' 'N' A-Jivin' / Houston Shuffle / Strollin' / All Night Long / Lucky 30 / Drag Race / Baby Don't Go (take 3) / We're Gonna Rock & Roll
1984 UK
SAXOPHONOGRAPH BM-1302 ROCKIN' 'N' BOPPIN'  (2-LP)
Rockin' 'N' Boppin' / Flying Home / Walking Home / Earthquake / Waycross Mama Blues (vocal by Julius Stewart) / Moody / Hurricane / Go Joe Go / Cornbread & Cabbage / Jay's Boogie / Doin' The Lindy Hop / Boogie Woogie Woman (vocal by Lois Butler) / Hog Maws, Pt. 2 / Dig It / Shtiggy Boom (= Rock That Boogie on Southland edition) / Joe's Gone / The Hully / All Night Long (Southland cd bonus track) / Off Beat (Southland cd bonus track) / Goofin' (Southland cd bonus track) / Joe's Rock (Southland cd bonus track) / Tall Gal Blues (Southland cd bonus track)
-- US edition: Southland SLP-16, 1988/cd reissue: Southland SCD-016, 2000 US --
1988 SWE
SPECIALTY SPCD-2171-2 CORNBREAD AND CABBAGE GREENS  (CD)
Cornbread And Cabbage Greens (take 4) / Jay's Boogie (take 2) / Blues After Hours (take 3) / Sentimental Journey (take 2) / Celebrity Club Drag (take 1) / Gordon's Knot (take 1) / All Night Long / Ruth's Rock (take 2) / Flying Home (take 2) / Walkin' Home (take 4) / Lester Leaps In (take 2) / I Cover The Waterfront (take 2) / Troubles And Worries / Huggy Boy Radio Ad / Rockin' And Boppin' (take 2) / Flying Home (take 1) / She's Gone (take 1) / Anything (take 2) / Ritchie's Roll (take 4) / Thom's Tune (take 2) / Teen-Age Hop (take 1) / Well, Well My Love (take 1) / Mambo (take 3) / Shake It Up (take 7) / Coastin' (take 11) / Midnight (take 1)
1992 US
ACE CDCHD 772 BLOWS CRAZY!  (CD)
All Night Long / Blow Joe Blow / Houston's Hot House (prev. unissued alt. take of 7/1951 recording) / Have A Ball (prev. unissued alt. take of 7/1951 recording) / Doin' The Lindy Hop / Dig It / Boogie Woogie Woman (prev. unissued alt. take of 1952 recording) / Blowin' Crazy (prev. unissued alt. take of 1952 recording) / Goin' Crazy (a.k.a. Joggin' Around) / Celebrity Club Stomp / Sentimental Journey / Shtiggy Boom / Joe's Gone / Riverside Rock / Joe's Gone / Yessiree / Blowin' Crazy / Turn Around / Stompin' With Joy / Crazy Twist / Chitlun's Twist (a.k.a. Chittlin) / Roy's Twist / Celebrity Club Stomp (later version) / Limbo And The Blues
2000 UK
SHATTERED MUSIC SHA20 THE LEGENDARY SAX MAN, VOL.1  (CD)
2002 US
ACE CDCHD 994 ROCKIN' AT THE DRIVE-IN  (CD)
Chicano Hop / Joe's Hot House / Rockin' At The Drive-In / Bean Hop / Shuckin' 'N' Jivin' / Houston Shuffle / Strollin' / Cha Cha All Night Long / Chili / Lucky Thirty / Boom / Shocking / Baby Don't Go / We're Gonna Rock'n'Roll / Curfew / Joe's Blues / Get With It / Slip-N-Out / Home Boy / Hush Your Mouth / The Things We Used To Do / Deep Freeze / Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) / Two Pizzaburgers Please!
2004 UK




COMPILATIONS

RPM LRP-3001 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL DANCE PARTY  (LP)
All Nite Long
(Note: originally this album was intended to be Modern LMP-1210 but was switched to RPM while the released album Modern 1210 is by Hadda Brooks)
-- reissue: Crown CLP-5001, 1957 US --
1956 US
MODERN LMP-1211 V/A: HOLLYWOOD R 'N R RECORD HOP  (LP)
Blow Joe Blow
-- reissue: Crown CLP-5011, 1957 US --
1956 US
CROWN CLP-5144 V/A: THE BEST OF THE OLDIES AND GOODIES  (LP)
Blow, Joe, Blow
1959 US
GILMAR GL-94 (poss. issued with general co. sleeve only) JOE HOUSTON/TEDDY REYNOLDS: DOIN' THE TWIST  (LP)
Rocking The Twist / Roy's Twist / Joe's Twist / Texas Twist / Casino Twist
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5427/CST-42 V/A: BEST OF THE OLDIES AND GOODIES  (LP)
Blow Joe Blow
1964 US
CUSTOM CM-2041/CS-1041 V/A: 12 ORIGINAL ARTIST HITS, VOLUME 1  (LP)
Blow Joe Blow
-- reissue: United/Superier US-7704, 1969 US --
196? US
KENT KS-544 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL FESTIVAL, VOLUME 1  (LP)
All Night Long
-- reissue: United/Superior US-7761, 197? US --
1970 US
UNITED US-7761 V/A: ROCK & ROLL FESTIVAL, VOL.1  (LP)
All Night Long
19?? US
ACE CH 25 V/A: TEENAGE ROCK'N'ROLL PARTY, VOL.1  (LP)
All Night Long
1980 UK
KRAZY KAT KK 7407 V/A: HOUSTON JUMP 1946-1951 - RHYTHM & BLUES FROM TEXAS  (LP)
Jumpin' The Blues
1982 UK
ACE CH 80 V/A: HUGGY BOY'S FAVOURITE OLDIES FROM CADDY RECORDS  (LP)
All Night Long
1984 UK
ACE CH 84 V/A: THE JAKE PORTER STORY, VOL.1  (LP)
Curfew
1984 UK
ACE CHD 104 V/A: JAKE PORTER'S COMBO RECORDS' STORY, VOLUME 2 - THE BLUES  (LP)
Joe Houston (with Sherman Brooker:vcl): The Things We Used To Do
1984 UK
ACE CH 137 V/A: TEENAGE ROCK'N'ROLL PARTY, VOL.4  (LP)
Blow, Joe, Blow
1985 UK
ACE CH 179 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES HOUSE PARTY  (LP)
Drag Race
1986 UK
SWINGTIME ST 1002 V/A: SCREAMING SAXOPHONES, PT.1 - HAVE A BALL  (LP)
Have A Ball / Houston's Hot House
1986 DEN
EMI AMERICA SQ-17265/STATESIDE SSL 6030 V/A: IMPERIAL MUSICIANS 1951-1962 - THE RHYTHM IN RHYTHM & BLUE  (LP)
Bobby Sox Ramble
1987 US/UK
ACE CHD 284 V/A: CRUISIN' AND BLUESIN'  (LP)
Rock That Boogie / Texas Walk
1990 UK
ACE LTD 601 V/A: BACK TO THE ALLEY - LEGENDARY COMBO BLUES  (LP)
Joe's Blues Pt.1 & Pt.2
1991 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-5267 V/A: LET'S BOOGIE - THE FREEDOM RECORDS STORY 1948-1952  (CD)
Jumpin' The Blues
1992 US
ACE CDCHD 555 V/A: TEENAGE ROCK'N ROLL PARTY  (CD)
All Night Long
1994 UK
ACE CDCHD 561 V/A: JIVING JAMBOREE  (CD)
Rock That Boogie
1995 UK
JSP 1 V/A: NO FREE RIDES - A BUDGET BLUES SAMPLER FROM JSP RECORDS  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Camilla's Hop
1995 UK
JAZZ ON CD #18 (promo) V/A: JAZZ ON CD, NO. 18  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Camilla's Hop
1995 HOL
POLYGRAM/MERCURY CHRONICLES 314 528 292-2 V/A: THE MERCURY BLUES 'N' RHYTHM STORY 1945-1955  (8-CD)
Worry, Worry, Worry
1996 US
JSP JSPCD 2100 V/A: BEACH 'N' BOOGIE, VOL.1  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: They Killed Crazy Horse
1997 UK
EASYDISC ED CD 7019 V/A: BLUES T-BONE STYLE  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Blues For T-Bone
1997
EASYDISC ED CD 7027 V/A: BLUES AFTER HOURS  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: They Killed Crazy Horse
1997
EASYDISC ED CD 7038 V/A: TEXAS BLUES PARTY  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Why Oh Why
1997
EASYDISC ED CD 7047 V/A: BLUES SAX POWER  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Down, But Not Out
1997
JSP JSPCD 294 OTIS GRAND: THE BLUES SESSIONS 1990-1994  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: They Killed Crazy Horse
1997 UK
POLYGRAM 534773 V/A: MERCURY BLUES 'N' RHYTHM STORY 1945-1955 - EAST COAST BLUES  (2-CD)
Worry, Worry, Worry
1997 US
JSP JSPCD 403 V/A: TEXAS BLUES  (2-CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Camilla's Hop / Blues For T-Bone
1997 UK
EASYDISC ED CD 7071 V/A: SWING IS THE THING  (CD)
Otis Grand & Joe Houston: Fruit Boots
1999
RHINO 75704 V/A: LOUD, FAST & OUT OF CONTROL : THE WILD SOUNDS OF THE '50S  (4-CD)
All Night Long
1999 US
CANNOBALL 29207 V/A: BLUES ACROSS AMERICA - THE LOS ANGELES SCENE  (CD)
If You See My Baby / Sweet Home Chicago / All I Need Is You
2000 US
ACE CDCHD 781 V/A: HONK! HONK! HONK!  (CD)
Drag Race / Rock That Boogie / Chicano Hop / Joe's Hot House / All Night Long / Shuckin' 'N' A Jivin'
2000 UK
BGP BGP2 137 (2-LP)/CDBGPD 137 (CD) V/A: SUPERFUNK 2.  (2-LP/CD)
Mr Big H
2001 UK
BGP BGP2 140 (2-LP)/CDBGPD 140 (CD) V/A: LIVING IN THE STREETS 2  (2-LP/CD)
Kicking Back, Pt. 1-2
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 784 V/A: THE MODERN RECORDS STORY  (CD)
All Night Long
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 783 V/A: MODERN VOCAL GROUPS, VOLUME 5  (CD)
Come Back Baby
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 819 V/A: GREAT R&B INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
All Night Long
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 839 V/A: DOOTONE ROCK 'N' RHYTHM AND BLUES  (CD)
Shindig
2002 UK
ACE CDCHD 864 V/A: RHYTHM RIOT!  (CD)
All Night Long
2002 UK
ACE CDCHD 884 V/A: SUREFIRE HITS ON CENTRAL AVENUE  (CD)
All Night Long
2003 UK
PROPER PROPERBOX 61 V/A: BIG HORN : THE HISTORY OF THE HONKIN' & SCREAMIN' SAXOPHONE  (4-CD)
Cornbread And Cabbage Greens / Jay's Boogie
2003 UK
ACROBAT ACMCD-4004 V/A: TEXAS BLUES, VOL.2 - ROCK AWHILE  (CD)
Jumpin' The Blues
2003 UK
ACROBAT 4005 V/A: TEXAS BLUES, VOL.3 - GONNA PLAY THE HONKY TONKS  (CD)
Fat Girl Boogie
2003 UK
HABANA 112501-112520 V/A: LES TRIOMPHES DU RHYTHM 'N' BLUES  (20-CD)
Jay's Boogie
2004 FRA
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1001 V/A: THE R&B YEARS 1953  (4-CD)
Cornbread And Cabbage
2004 UK
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1002 V/A: THE R&B YEARS 1952  (4-CD)
Worry, Worry, Worry
2004 UK
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1005 V/A: THE R&B YEARS 1951  (4-CD)
Blow, Joe, Blow
2004 UK
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1011 V/A: THE R&B YEARS 1954  (4-CD)
All Night Long
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1077 V/A: 30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION - DOO WOP AND ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
We're Gonna Rock'n'Roll
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1037 V/A: CENTRAL ROCKS! - THE CENTRAL AVENUE SCENE 1951-58, VOL.2  (CD)
Curfew
2005 UK
JSP JSPCD 7748 V/A: HAM HOCKS AND CORNBREAD  (4-CD)
Cornbread And Cabbage Greens
2005 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16709 AS V/A: BLOWING THE FUSE, VOL.10 - 29 R&B CLASSICS THAT ROCKED THE JUKEBOX IN 1954  (CD)
All Night Long
2005 GER
ACE CDCHD 1099 V/A: COOL DADDY - THE CENTRAL AVENUE SCENE 1951-1957, VOL.3  (CD)
Shuckin' (take 1)
2006 UK
ACE CDCHD 1042 V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK 'N ROLL RECORD HOP  (CD)
Blow Joe Blow
2006 UK
ACE CDCHD 1119 V/A: A ROCK 'N ROLL DANCE PARTY  (CD)
All Night Long
2006 UK
PROPER PROPERBOX 61 V/A: THE BIG HORN - THE HISTORY OF HONKIN' & SCREAMIN' SAXOPHONE  (4-CD)
Cornbread And Cabbage Greens / Jay's Boogie
2006 UK
STOMPIN' ST 332 V/A: STOMPIN' 32  (CD)
Way Cross Mama
2007 UK
ACE CDCHD 1215 V/A: TOAST OF THE COAST - 1950'S R&B FROM DOLPHIN'S OF HOLLYWOOD, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Joe Houston with Lois Butler (vcl): Pretty Daddy (take 1)
2009 UK
UNIQUE 166-1 (LP)/166-2 (CD) V/A: THIS IS DJ'S CHOICE, VOL.2  (LP/CD)
All Night Long
2009 GER
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD047 V/A: LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES - THE EVOLUTION OF TEXAS BLUES  (3-CD)
Your Little Girl Is Gone
2010 UK
ACE CDCHD 1256 V/A: GREAT GOOGLY MOO - AND MORE UNDISPUTED TRUTHS  (CD)
Shtiggy Boom
2010 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Juha Jaakola

Published sources: Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Blues News 1/1985 | Blues News 3/1985 | Billboard Magazine 27.5.1950 | Blues & Rhythm, The Gospel Truth #261 (8/2011; article by Steve Propes) | Rockin' Records - Buyers-Sellers Reference Book & Price Guide 2010 (Jerry Osborne, 2010)

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.popsike.com | rateyourmusic.com/artist/joe_houston | www.colorradio.com/Joe_Houston.htm | www.rocky-52.net/chanteursh/houston_j.htm | www.bsnpubs.com/pri/tops1500.html | www.bsnpubs.com/modern/crown.html | www.bsnpubs.com/modern/modern.html | www.bsnpubs.com/pri/craftsmen.html | www.bsnpubs.com/modern/united.html | www.bsnpubs.com/modern/kent.html | www.discogs.com/artist/Joe+Houston | www.globaldogproductions.info/c/combo.html | www.globaldogproductions.info/b/bayou.html | www.globaldogproductions.info/m/modern-oldie.html | www.globaldogproductions.info/i/imperial-5000-series.html | www.wirz.de/music/southfrm.htm | www.myspace.com/joehoustonmusic | home.earthlink.net/~v1tiger/jhouston.html | www.otisgrand.com/disco.htm | www.78discography.com/Imp5000.htm | www.78discography.com/Freedom1500.htm | www.rock-ola.be/belgrec/ronnex%20belgium.htm | hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/JoeHoustonDiscograf%EDa.htm | www.fonorama.cz/firmy/A/ACE.htm  

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