JUNIOR PARKER





SINGLES

MODERN 864 (78rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND THE BLUE FLAMES You're My Angel / Bad Woman, Bad Whiskey 1952 US
SUN 187 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR'S BLUE FLAMES Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' (Blues)
(a-side Billboard/r&b #5)
7/1953 US
SUN 192 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR'S BLUE FLAMES Love My Baby / Mystery Train 11/1953 US
DUKE 120 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER WITH BILL JOHNSON'S BLUE FLAMES Can't Understand / Dirty Friend Blues 1954 US
DUKE 127 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER WITH BILL JOHNSON'S BLUE FLAMES Sittin', Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Please Baby Blues 1954 US
DUKE 137 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER, THE BLUE FLAMES ORCH. Backtracking / I Wanna Ramble 1955 US
DUKE 147 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS ORCHESTRA There Better Not Be No Feet (In Them Shoes) / Driving Me Mad 1955 US
DUKE 157 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER, BILL HARVEY'S BAND Mother-In-Law Blues / That's My Baby 1956 US
DUKE 164 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER, BILL HARVEY'S BAND Next Time You See Me / My Dolly Bee
(a-side Billboard/r&b #7 & pop #74)
1957 US
DUKE 168 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS COMBO That's Alright / Pretty Baby
(a-side Billboard/pop #78)
1957 US
DUKE 177 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER, AL SMITH'S ORCH. Pretty Little Doll / Peaches 1957 US
DUKE 184 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS COMBO Sitting And Thinking / Wondering 1958 US
DUKE 193 (78/45rpm) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS BAND Barefoot Rock / What Did I Do 1958 US
DUKE 301 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS BAND Sweet Home Chicago / Sometimes
(a-side Billboard/r&b #13)
1958 US
DUKE 306 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS BAND Five Long Years / I'm Holding On
(a-side Billboard/r&b #13)
1959 US
DUKE 309 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS BAND Stranded / Blue Letter 1959 US
DUKE 315 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS BAND Dangerous Woman / Belinda Marie 12/1959 US
DUKE 317 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND HIS BAND You're On My Mind / The Next Time 1960 US
DUKE 326 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER That's Just Alright / I'll Learn To Love Again 1960 US
DUKE 330 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER Stand By Me / I'll Forget About You
(a-side Billboard/r&b #11)
1960 US
VOGUE V 9179 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER Stand By Me / I'll Forget About You 1961 UK
DUKE 335 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER Driving Wheel / Seven Days
(a-side Billboard/r&b #5 & pop #85)
1961 US
DUKE 341 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER How Long Can This Go On / In The Dark
(a-side Billboard/r&b #28, b-side Billboard/r&b #7)
1961 US
DUKE 345 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / Mary Jo
(a-side Billboard/r&b #6 & pop #51)
1/1962 US
VOGUE POP 45-V 9193 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / Mary Jo 1962 UK
DUKE 351 JUNIOR PARKER Sweeter As The Days Go By / I Feel Alright Again 1962 US
DUKE NO. 1 (33 1/3 rpm jukebox single, "Artist Of The Week" series) JUNIOR PARKER Yonders Wall / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo 1962 US
DUKE NO. 2 (33 1/3 rpm jukebox single, "Artist Of The Week" series) JUNIOR PARKER How Long Can This Go On / Tin Pan Alley 1962 US
DUKE NO. 3 (33 1/3 rpm jukebox single, "Artist Of The Week" series) JUNIOR PARKER Someone Somewhere / Someone Broke This Heart Of Mine 1962 US
DUKE NO. 4 (33 1/3 rpm jukebox single, "Artist Of The Week" series) JUNIOR PARKER Foxy Devil / Seven Days 1962 US
DUKE NO. 5 (33 1/3 rpm jukebox single, "Artist Of The Week" series) JUNIOR PARKER Driving Wheel / Sweet Talking Woman 1962 US
DUKE 357 JUNIOR PARKER Someone Somewhere / Foxy Devil
(a-side Billboard/pop #95)
11/1962 US
DUKE 364 JUNIOR PARKER If You Don't Love Me / I Can't Forget About You 1963 US
DUKE 367 JUNIOR PARKER Yonder's Wall / The Tables Have Turned 1963 US
DUKE 371 LITTLE JR. PARKER Strange Things Happening / I'm Gonna Stop
(a-side Billboard/r&b & pop #99)
1/1964 US
DUKE 376 JUNIOR PARKER Things I Used To Do / That's Why I'm Always Crying 5/1964 US
DUKE 362 JUNIOR PARKER Last Night / It's A Pity 8/1964 US
DUKE 384 JUNIOR PARKER Jivin' Woman / I'm In Love 1964 US
DUKE 389 JUNIOR PARKER Crying For My Baby / Guess You Don't Know (The Golden Rule)
(a-side Billboard/r&b #36)
1965 US
DUKE 394 JUNIOR PARKER These Kind Of Blues (Pt. 1) / These Kind Of Blues (Pt. 2) 11/1965 US
VOCALION VP 9256 JUNIOR PARKER These Kind Of Blues - Part 1 / These Kind Of Blues - Part 2 (instr.) 1966 UK
DUKE 398 JUNIOR PARKER Goodbye Little Girl / Walking The Floor Over You 1966 US
VOCALION VP 9275 JUNIOR PARKER Goodbye Little Girl / Walking The Floor Over You 1966 UK
MERCURY 72620 JUNIOR PARKER Just Like A Fish / Baby Please 10/1966 US
DUKE 413 JUNIOR PARKER Man Or Mouse / Wait For Another Day
(a-side Billboard/r&b #27)
11/1966 US
DUKE 406 JUNIOR PARKER Get Away Blues / Why Do You Make Me Cry 5/1967 US
MERCURY 72651 JUNIOR PARKER You Can Make It If You Try / That's The Way You Make Me Feel 1967 US
MERCURY 72672 JUNIOR PARKER Country Girl / Sometimes I Wonder 1967 US
MERCURY 72699 JUNIOR PARKER I Can't Put My Finger On It / If I Had Your Love
(a-side Billboard/r&b #48)
1967 US
MERCURY 72733 JUNIOR PARKER What A Fool I Was / Hurtin' Inside 1967 US
MERCURY 72793 JUNIOR PARKER It Must Be Love / Your Love's All Over Me 1968 US
BLUE ROCK B-4064 JUNIOR PARKER Lover To Friend / I Got Money 1968 US
BLUE ROCK B-4067 JR. PARKER Lovin' Man On Your Hands / Reconsider Baby 1968 US
BLUE ROCK B-4080 JUNIOR PARKER Ain't Gon' Be No Cutting Loose / I'm So Satisfied
(a-side Billboard/r&b #48)
1969 US
BLUE ROCK B-4088 JUNIOR PARKER You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down / Easy Lovin' 1969 US
MINIT 32080 LITTLE JR. PARKER Worried Life Blues / Let The Good Times Roll
(a-side Billboard/r&b #34)
1969 US
CAPITOL 2857 JUNIOR PARKER The Outside Man / Darling Depend On Me 1970 US
CAPITOL 2951 JUNIOR PARKER Lady Madonna / Tomorrow Never Knows 1970 US
CAPITOL 2997 JUNIOR PARKER Drowning On Dry Land / River's Invitation
(a-side Billboard/r&b #48 & pop #114)
1971 US
GROOVE MERCHANT SGM-1002 JUNIOR PARKER Way Back Home / Sweet Home Chicago 1971 US
GROOVE MERCHANT SGM-1004 JUNIOR PARKER I Like Your Style / I Need Love So Bad 1971 US
GROOVE MERCHANT GM 1010 JUNIOR PARKER Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Going On / A Losing Battle 1971 US
UNITED ARTISTS 50826 JUNIOR PARKER & JIMMY MCGRIFF I Need Love So Bad / Pretty Baby 1971 US
UNITED ARTISTS 50855 JUNIOR PARKER No One Knows (What Goes On When The Door Is Closed) / Funny How Time Slips Away 1971 US
GOLDIES 45 D-1496 JUNIOR PARKER Next Time You See Me / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo  (reissue) 1973 US
JETSTREAM 818 JUNIOR PARKER Your Love Is All Over Me / You Better Quit It (instr.)  (reissue) 1974? US
AMERICAN PIE 9133 JUNIOR PARKER Sweet Home Chicago / (reverse by Big Mama Thornton: Hound Dog)  (reissue) 19?? US




EP'S

POP MPO. 3094 (p/s) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER 
Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / Mary Jo / Seven Days / How Long Can This Go On
1961 FRA
DUKE DLP-76 (p/s) LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER: DRIVING WHEEL  (7" 6-track jukebox EP)
Driving Wheel / Foxy Devil / Yonders Wall / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / The Tables Have Turned / Seven Days
1962 US
CHARLY CEP 104 (p/s) JUNIOR PARKER: LOVE MY BABY 
Love My Baby / Mystery Train / Feelin' Good / Fussin' & Fightin' Blues
1976 UK
JUMPIN' 002 (p/s) V/A: JUMP 2 
Feelin' Good
198?




ALBUMS

DUKE DLP-76 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER: DRIVING WHEEL  (LP)
Driving Wheel / I Need Love So Bad (11/1960 recording) / Foxy Devil / Someone Broke This Heart Of Mine (9/1962 recording) / How Long Can This Go On / Yonders Wall / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / Tin Pan Alley (11/1960 recording) / Someone Somewhere / Seven Days / The Tables Have Turned / Sweet Talking Woman (11/1960 recording)
-- lp reissues: Duke DLP-76, 1963 US [with alt. cover]/ABC-Duke DLPX-76, 1974 US/cd reissues: MCA MCD 32643, 1995 US [with bonus tracks]/Hip-O Select 000640802, 2006 US --
1962 US
MERCURY MG-21101/SR 61101 JUNIOR PARKER: LIKE IT IS  (LP)
Country Girl / You Can Make It If You Try / Wish Me Well / Hey Lawdy Mama / Sometimes I Wonder / (Ooh Wee Baby) That's The Way You Make Me Feel / Come Back, Baby / Just Like A Fish / Baby, Please / You Ain't Got No Heart / Cracked Up Over You
-- UK edition: Mercury MCL/SMCL 20097, 1967/reissue: "Baby Please", Mercury/Wing SRW 16401, 1969 [without the track "Wish Me Well"] --
1967 US
MERCURY/BLUE ROCK SRB-64004 JUNIOR PARKER: HONEY-DRIPPIN' BLUES  (LP)
Easy Lovin' / I'm So Satisfied / You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down / You're The One / Reconsider Baby / Lover To Friend / Your Bag Is Bringing Me Down / Ain't Gon' Be No Cutting Aloose / Lovin' Man On Your Hands / Your Love's All Over Me / What a Fool I Was / I Got Money / It Must Be Love
1969 US
MINIT LP 24024/LP-40024 LITTLE JR. PARKER: BLUES MAN  (LP)
Worried Life Blues / Let The Good Times Roll / Every Night And Every Day / Drivin' Wheel / I Just Got To Know / Next Time You See Me / Get Away Blues / How Long Can This Go On / In The Dark / I Found A Good Thing
1969 US
CAPITOL ST-564 JUNIOR PARKER: THE OUTSIDE MAN  (LP)
The Outside Man / Darling Depend On Me / Taxman / Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On / River's Invitation / I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone / Just To Hold My Hand / You Know I Love You / Lady Madonna / Tomorrow Never Knows
1970 US
GROOVE MERCHANT GM 513 JUNIOR PARKER: LOVE AIN'T NOTHIN' BUT A BUSINESS GOIN' ON  (LP)
Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On / The Outside Man / Darling Depend On Me / Taxman / River's Invitation / (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone / Just To Hold My Hand / You Know I Love You / Lady Madonna / Tomorrow Never Knows
-- UK edition: People PLEO 18, 1974/cd reissue: Beast Retro/Simitar Distribution 1203 2, 1997 --
1971 US
CAPITOL ST-569 JIMMY MCGRIFF & JUNIOR PARKER: THE DUDES DOIN' BUSINESS   (LP)
In The Heat Of The Night / Workin' / A Losing Battle / Oh! Darling / The Inner Light / Ain't That A Shame / Drownin' On Dry Land / It Ain't What'cha Got / Good Things Don't Happen Every Day
(recorded in New York, February 1971, feat. Junior Parker:vcl, Jimmy McGriff:org, Horace Ott:pno/el.pno, Cornell Dupree/Eric Gale:gtr + prob. Chuck Rainey:bs, Bernard Purdie:dms + unk.tp, tb, ten.sax, bar.sax & strings)
-- lp reissues: "Jimmy McGriff With Junior Parker", United Artists UA-6814, 1971 US/"Good Things Don't Happen Every Day", Groove Merchant GM 2205, 1972 US [with different track order]/cd reissue: "Good Things Don't Happen Every Day", Groove Merchant/Unidisc GM-2205, 19?? CAN)
2/1971 US
GROOVE MERCHANT GM 502 JUNIOR PARKER: BLUE SHADOWS FALLING  (LP)
Five Long Years / Tin Pan Alley / Blue Shadows Falling / That's Alright / Way Back Home / Sweet Home Chicago / I Need Love So Bad / Look On Yonders Wall / Man Or Mouse / I Like Your Style
-- reissues: "You Don't Have To Be Black To Love The Blues", Groove Merchant GM 502, 1974 US/"You Don't Have To Be Black To Love The Blues", People PLEO 4, 1973 UK --
1972 US/UK
UNITED ARTISTS UAS-5597 JIMMY MCGRIFF & JUNIOR PARKER  (LP)
Pretty Baby / I Need Love So Badly / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong / Baby, Please Don't Go / Five Long Years / Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' / No One Knows (What Goes On When The Door Is Closed)
(recorded live at The Golden Slipper, Newark, NJ, June 1971, feat. Junior Parker:vcl/hca, Jimmy McGriff:org, Horace Ott:pno/el.pno, O'Donel "Butch" Levy:gtr, Arthur "Fats" Theus:ten.sax, William Thorpe:bar.sax, Joseph Morris:altosax, Ronald White:tp, Willie Jenkins:dms)
1972 US
UNITED ARTISTS UAS-6823 JUNIOR PARKER: I TELL STORIES SAD AND TRUE (AND PLAY HARMONICA TOO)  (LP)
Funny How Time Slips Away / Going Down Slow / Stranger In My Own Home Town / Hard Luck Blues / No-One Knows (What Goes On When The Door Is Closed) / I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water / My Jug And I (Got Up This Morning) / I Done Got Over It / The Things I Used To Do
1972 US
GROOVE MERCHANT GM 2205 JIMMY MCGRIFF & JUNIOR PARKER: GOOD THINGS DON'T HAPPEN EVERY DAY  (LP)
Drownin' On Dry Land / Good Things Don't Happen Every Day / Ain't That A Shame / A Losing Battle / It Ain't What'cha Got / In The Heat Of The Night / Workin' / Oh! Darling / In The Inner Light
-- cd reissue: Groove Merchant/Unidisc GM-2205, 19?? CAN --
1972 US




COLLECTIONS

DUKE DLP-83/DLPS-83 JUNIOR PARKER: THE BEST OF JUNIOR PARKER  (LP)
Next Time You See Me / Mother-In-Law Blues / Peaches / Sweet Home Chicago / That's Alright / Five Long Years / Driving Wheel / Stand By Me / Yonders Wall / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / Things I Use To Do / Goodbye Little Girl
-- lp reissues: ABC-Duke DLPX-83, 1973 US/MCA MCA-27046, 1980 US/cd reissue: MCA 27046, 1990 US --
1967 US
MERCURY/WING SRW 16401 JUNIOR PARKER: BABY PLEASE  (LP)
Country Girl / You Can Make It If You Try / Hey Lawdy Mama / Sometimes I Wonder / (Ooh Wee Baby) That's The Way You Make Me Feel / Come Back, Baby / Just Like A Fish / Baby, Please / You Ain't Got No Heart / Cracked Up Over You
(reissue of "Like It Is" LP without the track "Wish Me Well")
4/1969 US
BLUESWAY BLS-6066/BS-6066 JUNIOR PARKER: SOMETIMES TOMORROW MY BROKEN HEART WILL DIE  (LP)
My Love Is Real * / I'm Gonna Take A Chance * / If You Can't Take It (You Sure Can't Make It) * / What Kind Of Love * / It Ain't Like That No More * / Goodbye Little Girl / Today I Sing The Blues * / I'm Gonna Stop / What People Say About Love * / Little Old Lover-Me *
(1950's-1960's Duke recordings, * = prev. unissued)
1973 US
VOGUE LDM. 30163 JUNIOR PARKER: MEMORIAL (FOR BLUES COLLECTORS ONLY)  (LP)
Mother-In-Law Blues / Sitting And Thinking / That's Alright / Driving Wheel / Man Or Mouse / In The Dark / Sweet Home Chicago / Things I Use To Do / Strange Things Happening / Yonders Wall / Five Long Years / Jivin' Woman / Last Night
(1950's-1960's Duke recordings)
1973 FRA
ABC MUSIC AC-30010 JUNIOR PARKER: THE ABC COLLECTION  (LP)
Sometimes / I'm Holding On / Stranded / Dangerous Woman / You're On My Mind / I'll Forget About You / In The Dark / It's A Pity / Last Night / Strange Things Happening / Jivin' Woman / Cryin' For My Baby / These Kind Of Blues, Part 1 & 2 / Man Or Mouse / Get Away Blues
(1950's-1960's Duke recordings)
1976 US
ABC/NIPPON COLUMBIA CO. LTD YS-8060-AB JUNIOR PARKER: THE URBAN BLUES BOSS  (LP)
Driving Wheel / Five Long Years / Jivin' Woman / These Kind Of Blues, Part 1 / Last Night / Man Or Mouse / Strange Things Happening / Yonders Wall / In The Dark / Stranded / Sweet Home Chicago / Get Away Blues
1978 JPN
ACE CH 42 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND THE BLUE FLAMES: I WANNA RAMBLE  (LP)
I Wanna Ramble / Please Baby Blues / Dirty Friend Blues / Can't Understand / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Driving Me Mad / I'm Tender (prev. unissued 2/1955 Duke recording) / Pretty Baby (prev. unissued 2/1955 Duke recording) / Sweet Home Chicago / 5 Long Years / Can You Tell Me Baby (prev. unissued 6/1954 Duke recording) / Backtracking / There Better Be No Feet (In My Shoes) / Mother-In-Law Blues / That's Alright / Pretty Baby (version 2; prev. unissued 6/1954 Duke recording)
1982 UK
LRC CDC-9002 "LITTLE" JUNIOR PARKER  (CD)
Five Long Years / Tin Pan Alley / Blue Shadows Falling / That's Alright / Way Back Home / I Need Your Love So Bad (I Need Love So Badly) / Yonders Wall / Man Or Mouse / Sweet Home Chicago / I Like Your Style / Drowning On Dry Land / Good Things Don't Happen Everyday / Ain't That A Shame / A Losing Battle / It Ain't What'cha Got / In The Heat Of The Night / Workin' / Oh! Darling / The Inner Light
1990 US
MCA MCAD-10669 JUNIOR PARKER: JUNIOR'S BLUES - THE DUKE RECORDINGS, VOLUME ONE  (CD)
I Wanna Ramble / Mother-In-Law Blues / Next Time You See Me / That's All Right / Sweet Home Chicago / Stand By Me / Driving Wheel / Seven Days / In The Dark / Someone Somewhere / It's A Pity / Yonder's Wall / Strange Things Happening / The Things I Used To Do / Jivin' Woman / Cryin' For My Baby
1992 US
MCA MCD 32643 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER: DRIVING WHEEL  (CD)
Driving Wheel / I Need Love So Bad / Foxy Devil / Someone Broke This Heart Of Mine / How Long Can This Go On / Yonders Wall / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / Tin Pan Alley / Someone Somewhere / Seven Days / The Tables Have Turned / Sweet Talking Woman / Sweet Home Chicago / Five Long Years / Next Time You See Me / In The Dark / Barefoot Rock / Wondering / Strange Things Happening / These Kind Of Blues
(extended cd reissue of Duke DLP-76)
1995 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5624 JUNIOR PARKER: THE MERCURY RECORDINGS  (CD)
Wish Me Well / Cracked Up Over You / You Ain't Got No Heart / Baby, Please / Just Like A Fish / Come Back, Baby / (Ooh Wee Baby) That's the Way You Make Me Feel / Sometimes I Wonder / Hey Lawdy Mama / Country Girl / You Can Make It If You Try / If I Had Your Love / I Can't Put My Finger On It / Hurtin' Inside
1996 US
MCA MCAD-11786 JUNIOR PARKER: BACKTRACKING - THE DUKE RECORDINGS, VOL. TWO  (CD)
Please Baby Blues / Dirty Friend Blues / Can't Understand / Backtracking / Driving Me Mad / Pretty Baby / Wondering / Barefoot Rock / I'm Holding On / Stranded / Dangerous Woman / You're On My Mind / I'll Forget About You / How Long Can This Go On? / I Feel Alright Again / I Need Love So Bad / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / These Kind of Blues, Pt.1 / Get Away Blues / Man Or Mouse
1998 US
LRC CDC-9038/LASERLIGHT-DELTA DISTRIBUTION 17116 "LITTLE" JUNIOR PARKER: FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY  (CD)
Funny How Time Slips Away / Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On / The Outside Man / Darling Depend On Me / Taxman / The River's Invitation / (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone / Just To Hold My Hand / You Know I Love You / Lady Madonna / Tomorrow Never Knows / Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin' / No One Knows (What Goes On When The Door Is Closed) / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
1998
POLYGRAM/MERCURY 314 558 549-2 JUNIOR PARKER: I'M SO SATISFIED - THE COMPLETE MERCURY & BLUE ROCK RECORDINGS  (CD)
Country Girl / You Can Make It If You Try / Wish Me Well / Hey Lawdy Mama / Sometimes I Wonder / That's The Way You Make Me Feel / Come Back Baby / Just Like A Fish / Baby, Please / You Ain't Got No Heart / Cracked Up Over You / Easy Lovin' / I'm So Satisfied / You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down / You're The One / Reconsider Baby / Lover To Friend / Your Bag Is Bringing Me Down / Ain't Gon' Be No Cuttin' Loose / Lovin' Man On Your Hands / Your Love's All Over Me / What A Fool I Was / I Got Money / It Must Be Love / Just Can't Put My Fingers On It / If I Had Your Love / Hurtin' Inside / I'm In Love With Someone Else (prev. unissued 5/1967 Mercury recording) / Movin' Out (prev. unissued 8/1968 Mercury recording) / I Found Love (prev. unissued 9/1967 Mercury recording) / Don't Let It End This Way (prev. unissued 9/1967 Mercury recording)
1998 US
CONNOISSEUR COLLECTION VSOPCD 291 JUNIOR PARKER: WAY BACK HOME - THE GROOVE MERCHANT YEARS  (CD)
Blue Shadows Falling / Love Ain't Nothing But A Business Goin' On / The Outside Man / Darling Depend On Me / The River's Invitation / Five Long Years / Look On Yonders Wall / You Know I Love You / Lady Madonna / Man Or Mouse / Pretty Baby / Sweet Home Chicago / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong / Way Back Home / I Like Your Style / I Need Love So Bad / A Losing Battle / That's Alright / Tin Pan Alley / Drowing On Dry Land / Oh Darling / Workin' / Ain't That A Shame
2000 US
SPECTRUM MUSIC 068 910-2 JUNIOR PARKER: THE COLLECTION  (CD)
Next Time You See Me / Sweet Home Chicago / Five Long Years / Driving Wheel / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo / These Kind Of Blues (Part 1) / Yonder's Wall / Tin Pan Alley / Barefoot Rock / Strange Things Happening / Wish Me Well / Cracked Up Over You / Baby, Please / Sometimes I Wonder / Country Girl / If I Had Your Love / Hurtin' Inside
2003 UK
CLASSICS 5167 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER: THE CHRONOLOGICAL LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER 1952-1955  (CD)
You're My Angel / Bad Women Bad Whiskey / Love Me Baby (1/1952 Memphis recording with Bobby Bland) / Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' Blues / Love Me Baby / Mystery Train / Feel So Bad / Sittin' At The Bar / Sittin' At The Window / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Please Baby Blues / Dirty Friend Blues / Can't Understand / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Can You Tell Me Baby / Backtracking / I Wanna Ramble / Driving Me Mad / There Better Be No Feet / I'm Tender / Pretty Baby
2006 FRA




COMPILATIONS

DUKE DLP-72 LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER/BOBBY BLUE BLAND: (DUKE RECORDS PRESENTS DOUBLE FEATURE) BLUES CONSOLIDATED - THE BAREFOOT ROCK AND YOU GOT ME FEATURING LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER/BOBBY BLUE BLAND  (LP)
Next Time You See Me / Mother-In-Law Blues / Barefoot Rock / That's Alright / Wondering / Sitting And Thinking
-- reissue: "Blues Consolidated - Featuring The Barefoot Rock And You Got Me", ABC-Duke DLPX-72, 1974 US --
1958 US
DUKE DLP-73 V/A: LIKE 'ER RED HOT  (LP)
Next Time You See Me
-- reissue: ABC-Duke DLPX-73, 1974 US --
1960 US
MERCURY MGH 25002/SRH 65002 V/A: ORIGINAL GOLDEN HITS OF THE GREAT BLUES SINGERS, VOLUME II  (LP)
Next Time (You See Me)
-- reissue: ABC-Duke DLPX-73, 1974 US --
1964 US
KENT KST 9002 V/A: MEMPHIS BLUES  (LP)
Junior Parker & Bobby Bland: Love My Baby
1970 US
ABC ABCX-784 V/A: 14 GOLDEN RECORDINGS FROM THE HISTORIC VAULTS OF DUKE/PEACOCK RECORDS  (LP)
Next Time You See Me / Annie Get Your Yo-Yo
1973 US
ABC ABCX-789 V/A: 14 GOLDEN RECORDINGS FROM THE HISTORIC VAULTS OF DUKE/PEACOCK RECORDS, VOLUME 2  (LP)
Jivin' Woman
1973 US
POLYDOR 2383 257 V/A: BLUES FOR MR. CRUMP - JUKE BLUES, VOL.12  (LP)
Bad Women, Bad Whiskey / You're My Angel
1974 UK
PHONOGRAM/SUN 6641.180 V/A: THE SUN STORY  (2-LP)
Feelin' Good
1974 UK
GROOVE MERCHANT GM-4405 V/A: BLUES IN CONCERT  (2-LP)
Jimmy McGriff & Junior Parker: Pretty Baby / I Need Love So Badly / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
1975 US
CHARLY CR 30101 V/A: SUN - THE ROOTS OF ROCK, VOLUME 1 : CATALYST  (LP)
Mystery Train
1976 UK
CHARLY CR 30114 V/A: SUN BLUES - THE ROOTS OF ROCK, VOLUME 7  (LP)
Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' Blues
1976 UK
CHARLY CR 30135 JUNIOR PARKER & BILLY LOVE: LEGENDARY SUN PERFORMERS  (LP)
Feeling Good / Mystery Train / Love My Baby / Fussin' And Fightin' Blues / Sittin' At The Window (prev. unissued c. 3/1954 Sun recording) / Sittin' At The Bar (prev. unissued c. 3/1954 Sun recording) / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin' (prev. unissued c. 3/1954 Sun recording) / Feel So Bad (Feelin' Bad) (prev. unissued c. 10/1953 Sun recording)
1977 UK
CHARLY SUN BOX 100 V/A: THE SUN BOX  (3-LP)
Feelin' Good / Mystery Train
1982 UK
CHARLY CRB 1061 V/A: RED HOT AND BLUE  (LP)
Love Me Baby / Mystery Train
1983 UK
CHARLY SUN BOX 105 V/A: SUN : THE BLUES YEARS  (9-LP)
Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' Blues / Mystery Train / Love My Baby / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin'
1984 UK
CHARLY CR 30261 V/A: CHARLY DANCE PARTY  (LP)
Feelin' Good
1986 UK
CHARLY CRM 2033 V/A: RUMBLE CHILLEN  (LP)
Love My Baby
1987 UK
RHINO R2 75884 V/A: THE SUN STORY  (CD)
Mystery Train
1987 US
ACE CHA/CDCH 216 V/A: THE FIFTIES - JUKE JOINT BLUES  (LP/CD)
Love My Baby
-- reissue: Capitol-Virgin 86304, 1993 --
1987/1995 UK
RHINO R1 70043 V/A: SOUL SHOUTS, VOL.7 - URBAN BLUES  (LP)
Driving Wheel
-- cd reissue: Rhino R2 75758, 1989 US --
1988 UK
KENT KENT 076 V/A: DANCE FLOOR DISASTER  (LP)
That's Why I'm Always Crying
1988 UK
SUN/CHARLY CD SAM 103 V/A: THE SOUND OF SUN  (CD)
Feelin' Good / Mystery Train
1988 UK/FRA
RCA 60367-2-RC/MILAN CD CH 509 V/A: MYSTERY TRAIN (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RECORDING)  (CD)
Mystery Train
1989 UK
ROUNDER SELECT SS 38 JUNIOR PARKER/JAMES COTTON/PAT HARE: MYSTERY TRAIN  (LP/CD)
Mystery Train / Love My Baby / Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' (Blues) / Feelin' Bad / Love My Baby (alt. take of c. 10/1953 Sun recording) / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Sittin' At The Bar / Sittin' At My Window (Please Baby Blues)
1990/2000 US
RHINO R2 70716 V/A: GUITAR PLAYER PRESENTS : LEGENDS OF GUITAR - ELECTRIC BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
Love My Baby
1990 US
CHARLY CD SUN 30 V/A: SUN BLUES ARCHIVES, VOL.1 - BLUE GUITAR  (CD)
Love My Baby / Sittin' At The Window / Feelin' Bad / Sittin' At The Bar / Love My Baby
1990 UK
CHARLY/SUN LP 1061 V/A: BOOTIN' BOOGIE - THE SUN BLUES ARCHIVES, VOL.2  (LP)
Love My Baby (alt.)
1990 UK
STAX SCD-8559-2 V/A: STAX : SUPERBLUES, VOL.2 - ALL-TIME CLASSIC BLUES HITS  (CD)
Next Time You See Me
1991 US
MCA SPECIAL PRODUCTS MCAD-20708 V/A: THE BEST OF BLUES, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Stand By Me
1992 US
MCA SPECIAL PRODUCTS MCAD-20578 V/A: THE BEST OF BOBBY BLAND, B.B. KING & LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER  (CD)
Mother-In-Law Blues / Stand By Me
1992 US
MCA MCAD-10667 V/A: THE BEST OF DUKE-PEACOCK BLUES  (CD)
She Sets My Soul On Fire / Driving Wheel
1992 US
RHINO R2 71121 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.1 - URBAN BLUES  (CD)
Driving Wheel
1992 US
MCA MCAD 10666 V/A: DUKE-PEACOCK'S GREATEST HITS  (CD)
Next Time You See Me
1992 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 15779 V/A: BLUES IN THE NIGHT  (CD)
I Need Your Love So Bad / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong / Hey Pretty Baby
1992 US
BLUE CITY/SMITHSONIAN 101 V/A: THE BLUES - SMITHSONIAN COLLECTION OF CLASSIC BLUES SINGERS  (4-CD)
Mystery Train
1994 US
MCA SPECIAL PRODUCTS MCAD-20750 V/A: BEST OF THE BLUES #3  (CD)
Stand By Me / Mother-In-Law Blues
1994 US
CAPITOL 30879 V/A: THE MINIT RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
Worried Life Blues
1994 US
LRC CDC-9059 V/A: LRC JAZZ SAMPLER 4 & 5 (LESTER RECORDING JAZZ & BLUES CATALOG)  (2-CD)
Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On
1994 US
RHINO R2 71780/RHINO 1211 V/A: THE SUN RECORDS COLLECTION  (3-CD)
Feelin' Good / Mystery Train
1994 US
J!MCO JICK 89193 V/A: BEST OF SUN ROCKABILLY, VOL.1  (CD)
Love My Baby
1994 JPN
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15801 V/A: FROM THE VAULTS - THE COMPLETE SUN SINGLES, VOL.1  (4-CD)
Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' (Blues) / Mystery Train / Love My Baby
1994 GER
CARLTON HOME 640001 V/A: THE SUN STUDIO STORY - 50S TO THE 90S  (2-CD)
Mystery Train
1995
CHARLY 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY - AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Feelin' Good / Mystery Train
1995 UK
RHINO R2 72027 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.1-5  (5-CD)
Driving Wheel
1995 US
HOUSE OF BLUES/A&M/PLATINUM ENTERTAINMENT 161149 V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES  (2-CD)
Driving Wheel
1995 US
EMI-CAPITOL/CEMA SPECIAL MARKETS 18113 V/A: BEST OF THE BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
The Things I Used To Do
1995 US
GNP/CRESCENDO 2249 V/A: BETWEEN THE RAILS - AMERICA'S TRAIN SONGS  (CD)
Mystery Train
1996 US
SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS 110 V/A: MEAN OLD WORLD - THE BLUES FROM 1940 TO 1994  (4-CD)
Driving Wheel
1996 US
MCA 11441 V/A: BLUES CLASSICS  (3-CD)
Driving Wheel
1996 US
SIMITAR DISTRIBUTION 1131 V/A: TROUBADOURS OF GROOVE  (CD)
River's Invitation / Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On
1996 US
HOUSE OF BLUES/A&M/PLATINUM ENTERTAINMENT 161300 V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES HARMONICA  (2-CD)
Sweet Home Chicago
1997 UK
CHARLY CD 142 V/A: BLUES GUITAR MASTERS  (2-CD)
Feelin' Good
1997 UK
UNIVERSAL SPECIAL PRODUCTS 21078 V/A: BLUES THAT GAVE AMERICA SOUL  (CD)
Driving Wheel
1998 US
HOUSE OF BLUES/A&M/PLATINUM ENTERTAINMENT 161341 V/A: DOUBLE CROSSING BLUES  (CD)
Junior Parker & Bobby Bland: Love My Baby
1998 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 55655 V/A: DEPRESSION BLUES  (3-CD)
Darling Depend On Me / Funny How Time Slips Away / Five Long Years
1998 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 17184 V/A: DEPRESSION BLUES - BLUES BALLADS FOR RAINY DAY  (CD)
Darling Depend On Me
1998 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 17186 V/A: DEPRESSION BLUES - IT SERVES ME RIGHT TO SUFFER  (CD)
Five Long Years
1998 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 17185 V/A: DEPRESSION BLUES - NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU'RE DOWN  (CD)
Funny How Time Slips Away
1998 US
ROUNDER CD 1144 V/A: NIGHT TRAIN, VOL.3 - CLASSIC RAILROAD SONGS  (CD)
Mystery Train
1998 US
PLATINUM DISC 10732 V/A: BASIC BLUES (VOL. 1-3)  (3-CD)
Mother-In-Law Blues
1999
PLATINUM DISC 37160 V/A: BASIC BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
Mother-In-Law Blues
1999
ACE CDCHD 710 V/A: HARP BLUES  (CD)
Sweet Home Chicago
1999 UK
CHARLY CD 123 V/A: BLUES ESSENTIALS  (CD)
Feelin' Good
1999 UK
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 24763 V/A: BLUES AFTER HOURS  (2-CD)
Love Ain't Nothing But A Business Going On / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
1999 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 46068 V/A: SLOW AND EASY - THE ESSENCE OF THE BLUES  (CD)
Funny How Time Slips Away / Five Long Years
1999 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 46069 V/A: BLUES FOR RAINY DAY   (2-CD)
Funny How Time Slips Away / Five Long Years
1999 US
LASERLIGHT/DELTA DISTRIBUTION 46070 V/A: BLUES AFTER HOURS  (CD)
Love Ain't Nothing But A Business Going On / Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
1999 US
VAMPIRELLA MCG 1020012-2 V/A: RARE WHITE BOPPIN' & RARE BLACK ROCKIN' - ORIGINAL SUN MATERIAL  (CD)
Mystery Train / Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin'
1999 GER
TIME LIFE MUSIC R929-08 V/A: THE ROCK'N'ROLL ERA - R&B GEMS, 1954-1955  (CD)
Driving Wheel
19?? US
TIME LIFE MUSIC ? V/A: BLUES GREATS  (CD)
Driving Wheel
19?? US
TIME LIFE MUSIC ? V/A: BLUES CLASSICS, 1960-1964  (CD)
In The Dark
19?? US
LEGENDS OF MUSIC COLLECTION 1013 V/A: LEGENDS OF MUSIC : BLUES - HOOCHIE COOCHIE MAN  (CD)
Stand By Me
2000
UNIVERSAL SPECIAL PRODUCTS 545663 V/A: SWEET HOME BLUES  (CD)
Sweet Home Chicago
2000 US
HOUSE OF BLUES 1469 V/A: ROAD TRIP BLUES   (CD)
Pretty Baby
2000 US
MCA/UNIVERSAL SPECIAL PRODUCTS 112083 V/A: RARE BLUES  (CD)
Driving Wheel
2000 US
COLLECTABLES CD 0041 V/A: SUN RECORDS - THE DEFINITIVE HITS  (2-CD)
Mystery Train / Love My Baby / Feelin' Good
2000 US
CASTLE/PULSE PBX CD 336 V/A: THE LEGENDARY SUN RECORDS STORY  (3-CD)
Mystery Train / Feelin' Good
2000 UK
CASTLE/PULSE PBX CD 344 V/A: THE LEGENDARY SUN RECORDS STORY, VOL.2  (3-CD)
Love My Baby
2001 UK
CASTLE/PULSE PBX CD 345 V/A: ROCK TE JOINT  (2-CD)
Feelin' Bad
2001 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-6492 V/A: SUN - THE DEFINITIVE HITS, VOL.1  (CD)
Mystery Train
2001 US
COLLECTABLES COL-6493 V/A: SUN - THE DEFINITIVE HITS, VOL.2  (CD)
Feelin' Good / Love My Baby
2001 US
MANTECA MANTDCD-205 V/A: BEYOND NASHVILLE - THE TWISTED HEART OF COUNTRY MUSIC  (2-CD)
Mystery Train
2001 US
PIE 153 V/A: ROCKABILLY DANCE PARTY  (CD)
Love My Baby
2000
P-VINE PCD-5406 V/A: THE BIRTH OF MODERN BLUES  (CD)
Bad Woman Bad Whiskey / You're My Angel / Love My Baby
2002 JPN
CHARLY CDSUNBOX 6 V/A: THE SUN RECORDS STORY  (3-CD)
Love My Baby / Mystery Train
2003 UK
HIP-O 000070502 V/A: MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS THE BLUES : THE ROAD TO MEMPHIS  (CD)
Mystery Train
2003 US
HIP-O 000039302/SONY MUSIC DISTRIBUTION 5125782 V/A: MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS THE BLUES : A MUSICAL JOURNEY  (5-CD)
Drivin' Wheel
2003 US
CASTLE SELECT SELCD-614 V/A: LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER AND FRIENDS - MYSTERY TRAIN  (CD)
Feelin' Good / Fussin' And Fightin' Blues / Love My Baby / Mystery Train / Feel So Bad / Sittin' At The Bar / Sittin' At The Window / Sittin' Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Love My Baby (alt.)
2003 UK
CHROME DREAMS CDCD-5005 V/A: SONGS THAT ELVIS LOVED  (CD)
Mystery Train
2003
PROPER 1497 V/A: WE'RE GONNA ROCK, WE'RE GONNA ROLL - BLUES & RHYTHM  (CD)
Mystery Train
2005 UK
PROPER BOX 100 V/A: WE'RE GONNA ROCK, WE'RE GONNA ROLL  (4-CD)
Mystery Train
2005 UK
PAZZAZZ 0071 V/A: BEST OF SUN RECORDS, VOLUME ONE  (CD)
Mystery Train
2005 UK
UNION SQUARE MUSIC 2009 V/A: ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK - 36 ALL TIME ROCK N ROLL CLASSICS  (4-CD)
Mystery Train
2005
UNION SQUARE MUSIC 2417 V/A: SIMPLY ROCK 'N' ROLL  (4-CD)
Mystery Train
2005
SOLID GOLD 2016 V/A: SOLID GOLD 50S  (2-CD)
Mystery Train
2005
METRO TRIPLES 823 V/A: THE LEGENDARY SOUNDS OF SUN STUDIOS  (3-CD)
Mystery Train / Feelin' Good
2006
SANCTUARY 410 V/A: IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS  (CD)
Mystery Train
2007
MADACY 53262 V/A: SUN RECORDS - COLLECTORS EDITION  (3-CD)
Mystery Train
2008 CAN
BACKLINE 400042 V/A: BACKLINE, VOL.42  (2-CD)
Mystery Train
2008
PROPER PROPERBOX 143 V/A: ROCKIN' MEMPHIS  (4-CD)
Feelin' Good / Love My Baby / Mystery Train
2008 UK
REV-OLA BANDSTAND CRBAND 15 BOBBY "BLUE" BLAND & LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER: THE EARLS OF DUKE  (CD)
Please Baby Blues / Dirty Friend Blues / Can't Understand / Sittin', Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Can You Tell Me Baby? / Bachelor's Blues / Backtracking / I Wanna Ramble Driving Me Mad / There Better Be No Feet In Them Shoes / I'm Tender / Mother-In-Law Blues / Pretty Baby / That's All Right
2008 UK
M.A.T. MUSIC 233168 V/A: ABC OF THE BLUES - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION FROM THE DELTA TO THE BIG CITIES  (52-CD)
Feelin' Good / Mystery Train / Sittin' At The Bar / Sittin' At The Window / Sittin', Drinkin' And Thinkin' / Dirty Friend / Backtracking / I Wanna Ramble / There Better Be No Feet / Fussin' And Fightin' Blues
2010

Note: "Junior Parker" on Prestige recordings by Stan Getz Quartet (vocal tracks "Stardust" & "Goodnight, My Love" on 45rpm single Birdland 6002, recorded and released in 1950 + LP Stan Getz/Al Haig : 'Prezervation', Prestige PR 7516, 1967) and Jaki Byard (vocal tracks "Getting To Know You" & "Night Leaves" on LP 'Freedom Together!', Prestige PR-7463, recorded and released in 1966) was a different artist (Arthur Daniels).


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Jennings Falcon

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Blues Records 1943-1970 Volume Two (Mike Leadbitter-Leslie Fancourt-Paul Pelletier, 1994) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 2 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | Blues News 1/1972 (article by Juhani Ritvanen)

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