LACY GIBSON





SINGLES

SATURN/REPETO 436 (acetate) LACY GIBSON AND THE CHICAGO FLAMES The Sky Is Crying / Sugar Is Sweet1968 US
REPETO 436 LACY GIBSON The Sky Is Crying / She's My Baby1968 US
REPETTO K-702-A/B  LACY GIBSONI Am Gonna' Unmask The Batman / I Want An Easy Woman  1969 US 




ALBUMS

EL SATURN ESR-524 WISHING RING  (LP)
Stripping Pt 1 / I Feel So Old / My Love Is So Real / Somebody / Oh That Lovin Feeling / Stripping Pt 2 / I Wish I Had A Wishing Ring
(recorded in 1970 at El Saturn Studio, Chicago, with Sun Ra Arkestra)
1971 US
BLACK MAGIC BM 9002  SWITCHY TICHY  (LP)
Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You) / Easy Woman / Quaker City / My Love Is Real * / Somebody Somewhere * / Come Back Baby * / Switchy Titchy / You Better Be Sure / Five Long Years / Lucky You *
(recorded November 8, 1982 & December 8, 1982, feat. Lazy Gibson:vcl/gtr, Abb Locke:ten.sax, Sunnyland Slim:pno, Allen Batts:pno*, Snapper Mitchum:el.bs, Robert Covington:dms)
-- cd reissue: Black Magic BMACD 9002, 1997 HOL --
1983 HOL 
DELMARK DE-689 CRYING FOR MY BABY  (CD)
You Better Be Sure / Easy Woman / Crying For My Baby / Chicago Women / Blackjack / CB Blues / Pleading For Love / Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You) / My Love Is Real / Dirty Old Man / Shake It Baby
(recorded in 1977 at Ralph Bass sessions, feat. Lacy Gibson:vcl/gtr, Lee Jackson:gtr/vcl, Sunnyland Slim:pno, Willie Black:bs, Fred Below:dms)
1996 US




COMPILATIONS

ALLIGATOR AL 7705 V/A: LIVING CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.5  (LP)
Drown In My Own Tears / Crying For My Baby / Feel So Bad / Wish Me Well
1980 US
CHESS-TELDEC 6.28 601  V/A: CHESS BLUES RARITIES - RARE AND UNISSUED RECORDINGS  (2-LP)
My Love Is Real (2/1963 Chicago recording, credited to Buddy Guy)
-- reissues: Chess CH2-92519, 1986/Chess-Polarvox DLP 206, 1986 FIN/Chess CDCHESS 1023, 1989 --  
1981 GER 
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0050 LACY GIBSON/JOE CARTER: 'I DIDN'T GIVE A DAMN IF WHITES BOUGHT IT!' - THE RALPH BASS SESSIONS VOL.1  (LP) 
You Better Be Sure / Easy Woman / Whop That Thang Around Me / Black Jack / C.B. Blues
1984 UK
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0057 V/A: 'I DIDN'T GIVE A DAMN IF WHITES BOUGHT IT!' - THE RALPH BASS SESSIONS VOL.5  (LP) 
Take My Love
1985 UK
ALLIGATOR ALCD-7703 V/A: LIVING CHICAGO BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
Drown In My Own Tears / Crying For My Baby / Feel So Bad / Wish Me Well
1991 US
EMPORIO EMPRCD526 V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES, VOLUME 2  (CD)
You Better Be Sure
1994 UK
EMPORIO EMPRCD532/OBJECT ENTERPRISES OS0083 V/A: STILL GOT THE BLUES 4  (CD)
You Better Be Sure
1994 UK
EMPORIO EMPRBX 004 V/A: STILL GOT THE BLUES  (4-CD)
You Better Be Sure
1994 UK
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS MAC CD 195 V/A: BLUES - THE CHICAGO YEARS  (CD)
I Had It So Hard
1994 UK
MUSIC CLUB MCCD 151 V/A: SIX STRING BOOGIE - THE POWER OF THE BLUES GUITAR  (CD)
Bessie Mae
1994 EU
MUSIC CLUB MCCD 216/MCTC 216 V/A: SHUT UP AND PLAY YER BLUES - A COLLECTION OF INSTRUMENTAL BLUES  (CD/CS
C.B. Blues
1995 EU
INDIGO RECORDINGS IGOCD 2057 V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
Black Jack
1996 UK
EVIDENCE ECD 22164-2 SUN RA: THE SINGLES  (2-CD)
The Sky Is Crying / She's My Baby / I Am Gonna Unmask The Batman / I Want An Easy Woman
1996 US
SEQUEL NEB CD 852 V/A: CHICAGO BLUES SESSION  (CD)
Sunnyland Slim &, Lacy Gibson: I Had It So Hard / Bessie Mae / Soft And Mellow Stella
1996 UK
EMPORIO EMPRCD 729 V/A: LIVIN' IT UP WITH THE BLUES  (CD)
You Better Be Sure
1997 UK
CHESS/MCA CHD-9374 BUDDY GUY: BUDDY'S BLUES (CHESS 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION)  (CD)
My Love Is Real
-- reissue: Chess 1125672, 2001 US --
1997 US
INDIGO RECORDINGS IGOCD 2028 V/A: I ASKED FOR WHISKY  (CD)
Sunnyland Slim & Lacy Gibson: I Had It So Hard
1997 UK
BLACK MAGIC/MUNICH MSACD 12 V/A: WITCHCRAFT - BLACK MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS  (CD)
Easy Woman
1998 HOL
PEGASUS RECORDINGS PEG CD 198  V/A: THE BLUES ANTHOLOGY  (CD)
Sunnyland Slim & Lacy Gibson: I Had It So Hard
1999 GER
DELMARK DE-735 SUNNYLAND SLIM WITH LACY GIBSON & LEE JACKSON: SMILE ON MY FACE  (CD)
Sunnyland Slim & Lacy Gibson: I Had It So Hard
1999 US
ST. CLAIR 7147 V/A: THE CHICAGO YEARS - BLUES  (CD)
Sunnyland Slim & Lacy Gibson: I Had It So Hard
2001 US
SANCTUARY/CASTLE MUSIC CMETD 630 V/A: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BLUES - 60 BLUES GUITAR GREATS  (3-CD)
You Better Be Sure
2002 UK
WETON-WESGRAM CB014 V/A: GOT MY MOJO WORKING  (CD)
Take My Love
2007 EU
NORTON ED/CED 354 SUN RA AND HIS ARKESTRA: ROCKET SHIP ROCK  (LP/CD)
Lacy Gibson with Sun Ra Arkestra: I Am Gonna Unmask The Batman
2009 US
NOCTURNE NTCD438 V/A: J.J. MILTEAU PRESENTS : BON TEMPS ROULER  (CD)
Drown In My Own Tears
2009 FRA


In addition, Lacy Gibson has recorded as a studio session guitarist since the early 1960's e.g. with Junior Wells, Willie Mabon, Buddy Guy, Eddie Clearwater, Eddie Taylor and Son Seals.


                                                      

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Published sources: Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 3 (Bob McGrath, 2006)  

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