EDDIE KIRKLAND





SINGLES

RPM 367 "LITTLE EDDIE" KIRKLAND (with John Lee Hooker) It's Time For Lovin' To Be Done / That's All Right1952 US
MODERN 876 JOHN LEE HOOKER AND "LITTLE" EDDIE KIRKLAND  It Hurts Me So / I Got Eyes For You1952 US
KING 4659 EDDIE KIRKLAND Time For My Lovin' To Be Done / No Shoes1953 US
KING 4680 EDDIE KIRKLAND Mistreated Woman / Please Don't Think I'm Nosey1953 US
FORTUNE 848 EDDIE KIRKLAND AND HIS HOUSEROCKERS I Need You Baby / (I Must Have) Done Somebody Wrong1959 US
LUPINE 801 EDDIE KIRK Train Done Gone / I Tried1961? US
TRU-SOUND 409 EDDIE KIRKLAND WITH THE KING CURTIS BAND Something's Gone Wrong With My Life / Train Done Gone1962 US
VOLT 106 EDDIE KIRK The Hawg Pt.1 / The Hawg Pt.2
(also reissued version by Atlantic Records)
1963 US
VOLT 111 EDDIE KIRK Dem Bones / I Found A New Love
(also reissued version by Atlantic Records)  
1963 US
PRESTIGE 45-316 EDDIE "BLUES MAN" KIRKLAND Have Mercy On Me / Chill Me Baby1964 US
KING 5895 EDDIE KIRK Let Me Walk With You / Monkey Tonight1964 US
KING 5959 EDDIE KIRK Hog Killin' Time / Treat Me The Way You Want1964 US 
FORTUNE 5041 EDDIE KIRK Every Hour, Every Minute (I Wanna Be With You) / The Grunt1968 US
TRIX 4501 EDDIE KIRKLAND Eddie's Boogie Chillun / Lonesome Talkin' Blues1970 US
SUNLAND/FANTASTIC 101  EDDIE "BLUES MAN" KIRKLAND Disco Mary / Pickin' Up The Pieces1983 US




EP'S

HEDDA RECORDS # BACKTRACKIN'  (CD-EP)
Going Back To Nashville / Backtrackin' / Make Me Tremble
(recorded in Texas ca. 2002)
2011 US




ALBUMS

TRU-SOUND TRU 15010 EDDIE "BLUES MAN" KIRKLAND: IT'S THE BLUES MAN!  (LP)
Down On My Knees / Don't Take My Heart / Daddy, Please Don't Cry / Have Mercy On Me / Saturday Night Stomp / I'm Gonna Forget You / I Tried / Man Of Stone / I'm Goin' To Keep Loving You / Train Done Gone / Something's Gone Wrong In My Life / Baby You Know It's True
-- lp reissues: Red Lightnin' RL 0041, 1983 UK/Fantasy-Original Blues Classics OBC-513, 1985 US/cd reissues: Original Blues Classics OBCCD-513-2, 1993 UK/P-Vine PCD-5244, 2000 JPN --
1962 US
BLUESWAY BLS 6012 JOHN LEE HOOKER: URBAN BLUES  (LP)
Cry Before I Go / Boom Boom Boom / Back Biters And Syndicaters / Mr Lucky / My Own Blues / I Can't Stand To Leave You Baby / Think Twice Before You Go / I'm Standing In Line / Hot Spring Water parts 1-2 / The Motor City Is Burning
-- UK edition: Stateside SSL 10246/reissues: MCA 204 929/"Bluesway Sessions", Charly CDX 33; Note: tracks "Back Biters And Syndicaters" and "Think Twice Before You Go" are also included to John Lee Hooker album "Tantalizing With The Blues", MCA MCL 1686, 1982 (recorded in Chicago 1967 featuring Eddie Kirkland on gtr) --
1967 US
VOGUE SLVLXP 513 ANTHOLOGIE DU BLUES, VOL.10  (LP)
Have Mercy On Me / Don't Take My Heart / Daddy Please Don't Cry / Saturday Night Stomp / I'm Gonna Forget You / / Man Of Stone / I Tried / I'm Goin' To Keep Lovin' You / Train Done Gone / Something's Gone Wrong In My Life / Baby You Know It's True
1968 FRA
TRIX 3301 FRONT AND CENTER  (LP)
When I First Started Hoboing / I Tried To Be A Friend / Detroit Rock Island / Eddie's Boogie Chillun / Nora / I Walked Twelve Miles / Going To The River / See Can I Look Across / I Tried To Be A Friend / Goin' Back To Mississippi / I Need A Lover Not Just A Friend / Lonesome Talking Blues / Have You Seen That Lonesome Train / I've Got An Evil Women
-- also available as a reissue edition --
1970 US
TRIX 3308 THE DEVIL AND OTHER BLUES DEMONS  (LP)
The Devil / Got To Love My Baby / Snake In The Grass / Mother-In-Law / Spank The Butterfly / Rollin Stone Man / Hard To Raise A Family Today / I'm Going To Wait For You / Pity On Me / Georgia Woman / Burnin' Love / Tell Me, Baby / Mink Hollow Slide
-- also available as a reissue edition by Trix/Koch Records released in 1993 --
1974 US
JSP 1033 PICK UP THE PIECES  (LP)
Write My Baby A Letter / Turning Point / Pick Up The Pieces / Why Can't I Be Your Back Door Man Instead / Walkin' At Midnight / Don't Monkey Arond With Me
1981 UK
PULSAR 1003 HAVE MERCY  (LP)
Eddie's Calling You / Young Man Young Woman Blues / Tomorrow May Bring A Better Day / Golden Sun / Mary Lou / Somewhere In Your Heart / Crying Time / I've Got A Secret / I Hear Music
(with Johnny Johnson and the Ikettes)
-- reissue: Evidence Music EVI 26018, 1993 UK [with prev. unreleased bonus tracks: Too Far Gone / Love Light] --
1988 US
DELUGE D 3001/SKY RANCH SR 652331 ALL AROUND THE WORLD  (CD)
Shake It Up / All I've Got To Offer / Live With It / 40 Days And 40 Nights / Pick Up The Pieces / All Around The World / Love Don't Love Nobody / Country Boy / There's Gonna Be Some Blues / Big City Behind The Sun / Someone To Stand By Me (with John Lee Hooker)
1992 US
DELUGE D 3007 SOME LIKE IT RAW  (CD)
Don't Fool With That Bag / Everyday I Have The Blues / Woke Up This Morning / Lonely Street / Walkin (On My Way To Miami) / Squeeze Me / Got My Mojo Working / Grease Your Monkey / In Love With You / Love Don't Love Nobody
(recorded live at the Yale Hotel, Vancouver, BC, September 23-25, 1993)
-- German edition: Gee Dee 270108-2, 1993 --
1993 US
DELUGE D 3012 WHERE YOU GET YOUR SUGAR?  (CD)
See See Rider / Sugar Mama / Love Me / Our Love, So Beautiful / Lover Bone / What You Got On Your Mind? / We Got A Problem / Being In Love / Shake What Your Mama Gave You / Pity On Me
1995 US
TELARC 83424 LONELY STREET  (CD)
Lonely Street / Dixie / Done Somebody Wrong / Snake In The Grass / Pick Up The Pieces / Dark Nights / Respect For My Woman / Blue River / Nightgirl / Money, That's What I Want / Gates Of Heaven
(with guest musicians: Tab Benoit, Cub Koda, Sonny Landreth, Kenny Neal, Christine Ohlman & G.E. Smith)
1997 US
32 RECORDS 32166 THE COMPLETE TRIX RECORDINGS  (2-CD)
(originally released separately as "Front And Center" and "The Devil And Other Blues Demons" on Trix Records)
1999 US
JSP JSPCD 2131 EDDIE KIRKLAND WITH THE NUTMEG HORNS: MOVIN' ON  (CD)
Love Me / Rainbow / Honey Bee / Sandman / Movin' On / Foggy Monday / Got To Find Me 'Nother Woman / Don't Monkey Around With Me / Why Can't I Be Free / Swanee River / American Woman
1999 US
BLUE SUIT BS-119D DEMOCRAT BLUES  (2-CD)
Walk In The Dark / Slow Driving / Ten Commandments / Democrate Blues / Call Me On The Phone-The Thrill Is Gone / I've Got My Bloodshot Eyes On You / Must've Done Something Wrong / Too Late / Good Time Joe / Rockin' & Rollin' / + bonus-cd tracks from 1998 Hastings Street Grease sessions: Going Back To The Backwoods / There's Got To Be Some Changes Made / I Want To Marry You / I Walk Down Hastings Street / You Ain't Fooling Me Baby / Something's Going Wrong
(The first 10 tracks recorded at studio/live in October 2003 in Toledo with Dave Ray:gtr, Fuzzy Samuels:bs & Andre Wright:dms)
2004 US
HEDDA RECORDS 634479354274 BOOTY BLUES  (CD)
Good, Good Day / How Sweet It Is / Miss You / Beautiful Song / Make Love To Your Brain / Small Town Girl / Big T.V. Screen / Meet Me On The Boardwalk / I Cried / No Insurance / Johnny's Gone / I Got A Problem With The Devil
2005 US




COMPILATIONS & GUEST APPEARANCES

CHESS LP-1438 JOHN LEE HOOKER: HOUSE OF THE BLUES  (LP)
John Lee Hooker (with Eddie Kirkland:gtr): Walkin' The Boogie / Love Blues / Union Station Blues / It's My Own Fault / Leave My Wife Alone / Ramblin' By Myself / Sugar Mama / Down At The Landing / Louise / Ground Hog Blues / High Priced Woman / Women And Money
(recorded in 1951-54 featuring Eddie Kirkland:gtr on "Women And Money", which is also issued on single Chess 1562)
-- reissue: Uni/Chess CD 9258, 1989 --
1960 US
CHESS LP-1454 JOHN LEE HOOKER: PLAYS AND SINGS THE BLUES  (LP)
John Lee Hooker (with Eddie Kirkland:gtr): The Journey / I Don't Want Your Money / Hey, Baby / Mad Man Blues / Bluebird / Worried Life Blues / Apologize / Lonely Boy Boogie / Please Don't Go / Dreamin' Blues / Hey Boogie / Just Me And My Telephone
(recorded in 1951-52 feat. Eddie Kirkland on bass)
-- UK edition: Chess CRL 4500, 1961/cd reissue: Uni/Chess Records 9199, 1989; some of the tracks also included to John Lee Hooker album "Mad Man Blues", Chess US 260011/Checker UK 6467 305, 1973 --
1961 US
KING 875 V/A: EVERYBODY'S FAVORITE BLUES  (LP)
No Shoes
1963 US
BLUES CLASSICS BC-12 V/A: DETROIT BLUES - THE EARLY 1950'S  (LP)
No Shoes
1966 US
KENT KST 9006 V/A: ANTHOLOGY OF THE BLUES : DETROIT BLUES  (LP)
That's All Right / Time For My Lovin' To Be Done
1969 US
FORTUNE FTS 3012 V/A: BLUES SOUNDS OF THE HASTINGS STREET ERA (THE ORIGINAL DETROIT BLUES)  (LP)
I Must Have Done Somebody Wrong
197? US
FLYRIGHT LP 504 V/A: BLUES COME TO CHAPEL HILL  (LP)
Louise
(recorded live at the Chapel Hill Blues Festival in 1973)
1973 UK
LUPINE LP 8003 3 SHADES OF THE BLUES  (LP)
Train Done Gone / You Know I Love You / Blood On Your Hands / Love You Till The Day I Die / I Tried (with the Falcons) / I Am So Tired (Baby Please) (with the Falcons) / Backbone (with the Falcons)
-- reissue: Lupine/Relic LP 8003, 1984 US --
1974 US
VOGUE DP.37 V/A: 25 GEANTS...DU BLUES - A WORLD OF JAZZ  (LP)
Have Mercy On Me
1975 FRA
no label V/A: GEORGIA GRASSROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL  (LP)
Mojo Hand
(recorded live at the Georgia Grassroots Music Festival, Atlanta, between 1976-1977)
197? US
MAMLISH S-3799 V/A: HOME AGAIN BLUES  (LP)
Time For My Lovin' To Be Done
197? US
MUSE MR 5206 JOHN LEE HOOKER: SITTIN' HERE THINKIN  (LP)
I Bought You A Brand New Home / I Believe I'll Lose My Mind / Teasin' Me / My Cryin' Days Are Over / Sittin' Here Thinkin' / Mean Mistreatin' / How Long? / How Many More Years / C.C. Rider / Sad And Lonesome / Can't You See What You're Doin' To Me?
(recorded in 1960, feat. Eddie Kirkland on three tracks)
-- European edition: Happy Bird B 90086 --
1980 US
DANGERZONE 0091 THE SILVER KING BAND: LIVE AT THE DIVE  (LP)
Slow Down Woman
(featuring Eddie Kirkland on national steel guitar)
1984 US
JSP LP 1072 V/A: THE JSP SAMPLER OF CONTEMPORARY BLUES  (LP)
Write My Baby A Letter
1984 UK
ACE/CASCADE DROP 1010 V/A: TWENTY GREAT BLUES RECORDINGS OF THE '50S AND '60S, VOLUME 2  (LP)
It's Time
1984 UK
SOUTHLAND SLP-23 V/A: NATIONAL DOWNHOME BLUES FESTIVAL, VOL.3  (LP)
I Got My Eyes On You  (recorded live)
1986 US
FLAME LP-002 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.2  (CD)
I Love You (= Down On My Knees)
1987 UK
JSP LP 1055 V/A: THE BLUES GUITAR ALBUM, VOL.2  (LP)
I'm A Stranger
1987 UK
FANTASY/ORIGINAL BLUES CLASSICS OBC-1202 V/A: ORIGINAL BLUES CLASSICS SAMPLER  (LP/CD)
Down On My Knees
1988 US
ACE CH/CDCH 250 V/A: BLUESVILLE, VOL.2 - ELECTRIC BLUES  (LP/CD)
Train Done Gone / Down On My Knees
1989 UK
FLAME CD-002 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.2  (CD)
I Love You (a.k.a. Down On My Knees)
199? UK
ACE/STAX CDSXD 074 V/A: 2000 VOLTS OF STAX  (CD)
Eddie Kirk: I Found A Brand New Love
199? UK
ACE/STAX CDSXD 107 V/A: 4000 VOLTS OF STAX  (CD)
Eddie Kirk: The Hawg (Part 2)
199? UK
RELIC 7110 V/A: THREE SHADES OF THE BLUES  (LP/CD)
Train Done Gone / You Know I Love You / Blood On Your Hands / Love You Til The Day I Die / So Pretty Baby (with The Falcons) / I Tried (with The Falcons) / I Am So Tired (Oh Baby Please) (with The Falcons) / Back Bone
1995 US
SEQUEL NEXCD 274/P-VINE PCD-1978 V/A: MOTOR CITY BLUES - PLEASE MR. FOREMAN (THE ANN ARBOR BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL, VOL.1)  (CD)
I Got The Blues
(recorded at Otis Spann Memorial Field, September 8, 1973)
1996 UK/JPN
REGENCY RR.119 V/A: A FORTUNE OF BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
I Must've Done Something Wrong
1996 CAN
REGENCY RR.120 V/A: A FORTUNE OF BLUES, VOL.2  (CD)
I Ned You Baby
1997 CAN
UNI/CHESS RECORDS 9383 JOHN LEE HOOKER: HIS BEST CHESS SIDES  (2-CD)
Mad Man Blues / Louise / Ground Hog Blues / High Priced Woman / Leave My Wife Alone / Sugar Mama / Walkin' The Boogie (alternate) / Bluebird / Please Don't Go / Blues For Big Town / Worried Life Blues / I'm In The Mood / Let's Go Out Tonight / The Waterfront / One Bourbon, One Scotch And One Beer
(recorded in 1950-66, feat. Eddie Kirkland on gtr/bs)
1997 US
TOTAL ENERGY NER-3019 V/A: MOTOR CITY BLUES - ANN ARBOR BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL 1973  (LP/CD)
Mojo In Her Backbone / I Got The Blues
(recorded at Otis Spann Memorial Field, September 8, 1973)
1998 US
TELARC CD-83452 V/A: THE SONGS OF WILLIE DIXON  (CD)
Do Me Right
1999 US
TELARC CD-83468 V/A: TELARC'S WE GOT THE BLUES  (CD)
Gates Of Heaven
1999 US
BLUE SUIT CD 111 V/A: MOTOR CITY BLUES HASTING STREET GREASE : DETROIT BLUES IS ALIVE! VOL.2  (CD)
There's Got To Be Some Changes Made / Going Back To The Backwoods
1999 US
32 JAZZ 32201 V/A: DRIVIN' BLUES  (CD)
Eddie Kirkland & The Macon Mothers: Georgia Woman
2000 US
TELARC 83492 V/A: SALUTE TO THE CHICAGO BLUES MASTERS  (CD)
Do Me Right
2000 US
TAXIM TX 1044-2 TA V/A: BLUES FROM THE HEART OF DIXIE - A COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY BLUES SONGS FROM THE STATE OF ALABAMA, VOL.1  (CD)
Rainbow
2001 GER
SOUTHLAND SCD-22 V/A: NATIONAL DOWNHOME BLUES FESTIVAL, VOL.2  (CD)
I Got My Eyes On You  (recorded live)
2001 US
BLUE SUIT CD 110 V/A: HASTINGS STREET GREASE - DETROIT BLUES IS ALIVE! VOL.1  (CD)
You Ain't Fooling Me Baby / Something's Going Wrong / Hastings Street
2001
BLUE SUIT CD 111 V/A: HASTINGS STREET GREASE - DETROIT BLUES IS ALIVE! VOL.2  (CD)
There's Got To Be Some Changes Made / Going Back To The Backwoods
2001
INDIGO IGOTCD 2540 V/A: THE R&B HITS OF 1953  (3-CD)
Little Eddie Kirkland: Time For My Lovin' To Be Done
2003 UK
BLUELIGHT BLR 3397-2 WENTUS BLUES BAND: FAMILY ALBUM   (CD)
Wentus Blues Band with Eddie Kirkland: Holiday / Sugar Hill
2004 FIN
JSP RECORDS JSP 7736 V/A: DETROIT - BLUES FROM THE MOTOR CITY 1938-1954  (4-CD)
John Lee Hooker (with Eddie Kirkland:vcl/gtr): It Hurts Me So / Key To The Highway / Let's Talk It Over / Guitar Lovin' Man / John Lee Hooker (with Eddie Kirkland:gtr): I Got Eyes For You / Bluebird Blues / Rock House Boogie / It's Stormin' And Rainin' / Cool Little Car / Lookin' For A Woman / Love Money Can't Buy / Please Take Me Back / Pouring Down Rain / Too Much Boogie / Need Somebody / Eddie Kirkland: It's Time For Lovn' To Be Done / That's All Right / Please Don't Think I'm Nosey / No Shoes / No Shoes (alt.) / Mistreated Woman / Time For My Lovin' To Be Done
2004 UK
J&S J&&S-7006265 V/A: JUMP AND SHOUT  (LP/CD)
Eddie Kirk: The Grunt
2004 US
ACE CDCHD 1121 V/A: BATTLE OF HASTINGS STREET : RAW DETROIT BLUES AND R&B FROM JOE'S RECORD SHOP 1949-1954  (CD)
Time For My Lovin' To Be Done / Please Don't Think I'm Nosey / I Mistreated A Woman / No Shoes
2006 UK
RUF 1134 WENTUS BLUES BAND: FAMILY MEETING  (2-CD)
Pick Up The Pieces
(with Wentus Blues Band & Sven Zetterberg)
2007 GER
TWISTIN' RUMBLE TR-62011 V/A: TWISTIN' RUMBLE, VOL.1  (LP)
Eddie Kirk: The Hawg
2007 US
BGP CDBGPD 201 V/A: MEMPHIS 60 - SOUL, R&B AND PROTO FUNK FROM SOUL CITY USA  (CD)
Eddie Kirk: The Hawg (Pt.1)
2009 UK
FOGHAT RECORDS 004 FOGHAT: LAST TRAIN HOME  (CD)
Foghat feat. Eddie Kirkland (vcl/gtr): In My Dreams / Good Good Day
-- reissue: Angel Air SJPCD 355, 2011 --
2010 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Pierre Monnery | Peter B. Lowry

Published sources: Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Blues Unlimited #80 (1971) | Juke Blues 4/1986 | Juke Blues 5/1986 | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Jefferson 64 (1984) (interview by Staffan Solding)

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.recordmaster.com | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.musicstack.com | www.bsnpubs.com/fantasy/obc/obc.html | www.eddiekirkland.com

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