JOHNNY DYER





SINGLES

GOOD TIME 02  Over Dose Of Love / Slipping & Sliding   1979 US 
GOOD TIME 03 Oh Baby / You Told Me 1979 US




ALBUMS

MURRAY BROTHERS MB 1004 JOHNNY DYER AND THE L.A. JUKES  (LP)
Feel Like Cryin' Again / Aw Baby / Natural Ball / Hoochie Koochie Man / Johnny's Boogie / Oh Baby / Overdose Of Love / Okie Dokie Stomp / Two Hound Dogs
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca, Steve "The Actor" Kilman:ld.gtr, "Wild" William Brinlee:bs, Bob "The Pacemaker" Newham:dms + Mike "Junior" Watson:rh.gtr, Debbie "Honey" Alexander:pno, Rod Piazza:hca on "Hoochie Coochie Man")
1983 US
MINA M 1001 JOHNNIE DYER & SHAKEY JAKE: STRAIGHT AHEAD  (LP)
Slippin & Slidin, Part 1 / Everybody, Somebody / K.C. / Tell Me How You Like It / You're The One / Long Distance Call / Catherline / Key To The Highway / Or Baby / Down So Long / Overdose Of Love / Slippin & Slidin, Part 2
(1978-1979 recordings featuring Johnnie Dyer:vcl/hca, Shakey Jake:vcl/hca, Rod Piazza:hca, Hollywood Fats:gtr, Lee King:gtr, Mike Watson:gtr, Larry Taylor:bs, etc.)
1985 JPN
BLACK TOP CD-BT-1101 JOHNNIE DYER FEATURING RICK HOLMSTROM: LISTEN UP  (CD)
Listen Up / Hands Off / Driftin' Blues / Guitar Boogie Shuffle Twist * / Mojo Boogie / Lend Me My Train Fare / Lookout Holmes * / 24 Hours / Stranded In St. Louis / On Your Rocker * / Pretty Thing / Little Girl Won't Quit / Blue Midnight / BBQ At J.D.'s
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca, Rick "L.A. Holmes" Holmstrom:ld.gtr except on "Lend Me My Train Fare", Chris Faulk:rh.gtr/ld.gtr on "Lend Me My Train Fare" & "BBQ At J.D.'s", Tyler Pedersen:bs, Jimi Bott:dms + Andy Kaulkin:pno on "Lookout Holmes" & "On Your Rocker", Barrelhouse T:pno on "Guitar Boogie Shuffle Twist", Steve Mugalian:dms on "Lookout Holmes" & "On Your Rocker"; *= also issued on Black Top CD-BT-1125)
1994 US
BLACK TOP CD-BT-1114 JOHNNIE DYER FEATURING RICK HOLMSTROM: SHAKE IT!  (CD)
Shake It / Big Leg Women / Holmes Hop * / What's On Your Mind? / Can't You See? / If You Please / Crazy About That Thing / I'm Booked / Tacos De Pescado * / Little Dog / Hey Little Girl / Nothing But The Blues / North Of Montana * / Come Back Home / Don't Have Much Time
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca, Rick "L.A. Holmes" Holmstrom:gtr, Tyler Pedersen:ac.bs, Steve Mugalian:dms + Flaco Medina:el.bs on "If You Please", Tom Mahon:pno on "What's On Your Mind?"; *= also issued on Black Top CD-BT-1125)
1995 US
BLIND PIG BPCD 5028 JOHNNIE DYER: JUKIN'  (CD)
Feel Like Cryin' Again / Oh Baby / Aw Baby / Let's Have A Natural Ball / Johnny's Boogie / Overdose Of Love / (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man / Walkin' Thru The Park / Slippin' And Slidin' / Baby, What You Want Me To Do / Everybody Talking / Okie Dokie Stomp / Two Hound Dogs
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca, Steve Kilman:ld.gtr, William Brinlee:bs, Bob Newham:dms + Mike "Junior" Watson:rh.gtr, Debbie "Honey" Alexander:pno, Rod Piazza:hca on "Hoochie Coochie Man", George "Harmonica" Smith:hca on "Everybody Talking"; extended reissue of Murray Brothers MB 1004)
1996 US
STORYVILLE 8107 BARRY LEVENSON & JOHNNY DYER: HARD TIMES WON  (CD)
Hard Times Won / Chasing The Money / Things You Do / Inhumanity Blues / She's So Fine (She's Mine) / I Ain't Going Back (To The Place I Shouldn't Have Been) / The Graveyard Shift / 9 O'Clock Blues / Blues For Never Slim / Drinking Stops Me Thinking / Slip Me Some Green, Jack
(Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca, Barry Levenson:gtr, Mike Thompson:org/pno, Phil Krawzak:sax, Jeff "Big Dad" Turmes:sax, Hank Van Sickle:bs, Blake Watson:bs, Dave Kida:dms, Mike Sandberg:perc)
2003 US
MOUNTAIN TOP PRODUCTIONS 201 JOHNNY DYER & MARK HUMMEL: ROLLING FORK REVISITED  (CD)
Oh Yeah / Young Fashioned Ways / Can't Get No Grinding (What's The Matter Mill) / Country Boy / Gone To Main Street / Don't Go No Further / Sugar Sweet / Don't Know Why / Forty Days And Forty Nights / My Dog Can't Bark / Layaway Plan / Stuff You Got To Watch / Got To Find My Baby / Clouds In My Heart / Trouble No More / Evan's Shuffle
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl, Mark Hummel:hca, Paul Oscher:gtr/sl.gtr/hca, Rusty Zinn:gtr, Bob Welsh:pno, Steve Wolf:bs, Marty Dodson:dms, Frances Clay:dms)
2004 US




COMPILATIONS

BLACK MAGIC 9016/BMCD 9016 HARD TIMES - THE L.A. BLUES ANTHOLOGY  (LP/CD)
So Glad I'm Livin'
1992 HOL
BLACKTOP CD BT 003 V/A: BLUE HIGHWAY - PAVING THE WAY TO YOUR SOUL  (CD)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Hands Off / Guitar Boogie Shuffle Twist
1994 US
EASYDISC 7030 V/A: BLUES BAR-B-QUE  (CD)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: BBQ At J.D.'s
1997 US
EASYDISC 7046 V/A: BLUES GUITAR POWER  (CD)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Guitar Boogie Shuffle Twist
1997 US
BLACK TOP 7007 V/A: JUMP & SWING WITH BLACK TOP  (CD)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Hit It
1997 US
PACIFIC BLUES PBRC 2001 V/A: FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE - LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM THE "FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES REVUE"  (CD)
Johnny Dyer & Rick Holmstrom: Little Girl
2000 US
CANNONBALL 29207 V/A: BLUES ACROSS AMERICA - THE LOS ANGELES SCENE  (CD)
I Wonder Why / 'Cross Town / Real Easy Baby
2000 US
BLIND PIG 2002 V/A: BLIND PIG RECORDS' THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Slippin' & Slidin'
2002 US
SOUTHWEST MUSICAL ARTS FOUNDATION SWMAF 01 V/A: BLUES ON MY RADIO - A 20 YEAR CELEBRATION OF "THOSE LOWDOWN BLUES" WITH BOB CORRITORE  (CD)
Nine Below Zero
2003?/2009 US
MOUNTAIN TOP PRODUCTIONS 1840   V/A: BLUES HARP MELTDOWN, VOL.2 - EAST MEETS WEST, LIVE AT MOE'S ALLEY  (2-CD)  
Intro / Everything Gonna Be All Right / Mojo Boogie / Long Distance Call / Blow Wind
(recorded live at Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz, CA)
2004 US
BLUE WITCH 103 V/A: HOUSE ROCKIN' AND BLUES SHOUTIN'!  (CD)
Johnny Dyer, Henry Gray & Chief Schabuttie Gilliame: Monkey Meat
2007 US 
SOUTHWEST MUSICAL ARTS FOUNDATION SWMAF 04 V/A: BROADCASTING THE BLUES! - A 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF BOB CORRITORE'S PHOENIX-BASED RADIO SHOW THOSE LOWDOWN BLUES ON KJZZ 91.5 FM  (CD)
Johnny Dyer with Chris James & Patrick Rynn: Johnny's Crazy Blues
2008 US
JOHN A. WILLIAMSON # (self-prod.) JOHN LEE WILLIAMSON'S MAGIC BLUES BAND: VOL. II  (CD-R)
(recorded live at Topanga Canyon in 1985, feat. special guests Johnny Dyer & Big Joe Turner)
2008 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 131 V/A: 3RD ANNUAL DELTA GROOVE ALL-STAR BLUES REVUE - LIVE AT GROUND ZERO, VOL.1  (CD)
The Mannish Boys feat. Johnny Dyer: Everything's Gonna Be Alright
2009 US




SESSION WORKS

BLACK TOP CD-BT-1117 PHILIP WALKER: WORKING GIRL BLUES  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca)
1995 US 
BLACK TOP CD-BT-1125 RICK HOLMSTROM: LOOKOUT!  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca/handclaps)
-- reissue: Hepcat 2388 2, 2008 US --
1996 US
UPRIGHT 1096 BILL STUVE: SAY MAN  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca)
1999 US
STORYVILLE 709346 BARRY LEVENSON - JAKE SAMPSON BAND: CLOSER TO THE BLUES  (CD)  
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca/bckgr.vcls)
2000 US
STORYVILLE 8104 JAKE MATSON: COMIN' HOME  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca)
2000 US
TONE-COOL 1176 RICK HOLMSTROM: GONNA GET WILD  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca)
2000 US
FAT POSSUM 80332 R.L. BURNSIDE: I WISH I WAS IN HEAVEN SITTING DOWN  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca/bckgr.vcls)
2000 US
EVIDENCE 26117 KID RAMOS: GREASY KID'S STUFF  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca)
2001 US
TONE-COOL 751134/COOKING VINYL 003   RICK HOLMSTROM: HYDRAULIC GROOVE  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:talking introduction)
2002 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 100 THE MANNISH BOYS: THAT REPRESENT MAN  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca on "Temperature" & "You're Sweet")
2004 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 104 ROD PIAZZA: FOR THE CHOSEN WHO  (CD)
(feat. Johnny DYer:duet vcl on "Got To Find My Baby")
2005 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 105 THE MANNISH BOYS: LIVE AND IN DEMAND  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl on "Mannish Boy" & vcl/hca on "You're Sweet" & "Howling Wolf")
2005 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 116 THE MANNISH BOYS: BIG PLANS  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca on "Just To Be With You" / "Broken Hearted Blues")
2007 US
BLUE WITCH 102 BIG PETE PEARSON: I'M HERE BABY  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:hca)
2007 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 122 THE MANNISH BOYS: LOWDOWN FEELIN'  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl/hca on "The Same Thing" / "Good Times")
2008 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD 137 THE MANNISH BOYS: SHAKE FOR ME  (CD)
(feat. Johnny Dyer:vcl on "Champagne & Reefer")
2010 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The R&B Indies 2 (Bob McGrath, 2005)

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