OTIS BLACKWELL





SINGLES

RCA VICTOR 20/47-5069 OTIS BLACKWELL Wake Up Fool / Please Help Me Find My Way Home1952 US
RCA VICTOR 20/47-5225 OTIS BLACKWELL Number 000 / Fool That I Be1953 US
JAY-DEE 784 OTIS BLACKWELL Daddy Rollin' Stone / Tears, Tears, Tears1953 US
JAY-DEE 787 OTIS BLACKWELL Bartender, Fill It Up Again / You're My Love1954 US
GROOVE 0034 OTIS BLACKWELL Oh, What A Babe / Here I Am1954 US
JAY-DEE 791 OTIS BLACKWELL On That Power Line / Don't Know How I Loved You1954 US
JAY-DEE 792 OTIS BLACKWELL I'm Standing At The Doorway To Your Heart / Nobody Met The Train1954 US
JAY-DEE 794 OTIS BLACKWELL My Josephine / Ain't Got No Time1954 US
JAY-DEE 798 OTIS BLACKWELL Go Away, Mr. Blues / I'm Comin' Back, Baby1955 US
JAY-DEE 802 OTIS BLACKWELL You Move Me, Baby! / My Poor Broken Heart1955 US
JAY-DEE 808 OTIS BLACKWELL Oh, What A Wonderful Time / Let The Daddy Hold You1955 US
DAVIS 455 OTIS BLACKWELL Daddy Rollin' Stone / You Love Me, Baby  (reissued Jay-Dee recordings)1957 US
GALE 102 OTIS BLACKWELL & THE MAJORS It's Love And It's Real / Don't Take My Word (Take My Heart)5/1957 US 
ATLANTIC 1165 OTIS BLACKWELL Make Ready For Love / When You're Around1957 US
ATLANTIC 1178 OTIS BLACKWELL Turtle Dove / What A Coincidence1958 US
DATE 1006 OTIS BLACKWELL Don't Run Away / Handle With Care1958 US
LONDON HLE 8616 (78/45rpm) OTIS BLACKWELL Make Ready For Love / When You're Around1958 UK
CUB 9092 OTIS BLACKWELL Jeannie's Wedding / I'd Rather Kiss You Than Eat1961 US
CUB 9107 OTIS BLACKWELL Ga Ga / Sister Twister1962 US
MGM 13090 OTIS BLACKWELL Grandaddy Of Them All / Kiss Away1962 US
EPIC/COLUMBIA SPECIAL PRODUCTS 10654 OTIS BLACKWELL It's All Over Me / Just Keep It Up1970 US
FEVER 101 OTIS BLACKWELL Number One King Of Rock & Roll / I Love It19?? US




ALBUMS

JOE DAVIS LP JD 109 SINGIN' THE BLUES  (LP)
Daddy Rollin' Stone / Tears, Tears, Tears / On That Power Line / Don't Know How I Loved You / Go Away Mr. Blues / Ain't Got No Time / You Move Me Baby! / My Poor Broken Heart / Let The Daddy Hold You / You're My Love / I'm Standing At The Doorway To Your Heart / I'm Comin' Back Baby / My Josephine / I'm Travelin' On
-- reissue: Flyright FLY 575, 1981 UK --
1956 US
INNER CITY IC 1032 THESE ARE MY SONGS  (LP)
All Shook Up / Fever / Back Trail / Daddy Rollin' Stone / Great Balls Of Fire / Don't Be Cruel / Searchin' / Let's Talk About Us / Hey Little Girl / Breathless / Handy Man / Return To Sender
(recorded at A-1 Sound Studios, N.Y.C., on October 14-27, 1976; feat. Gordon Inyard:gtr, Bob Goldring:gtr, Chris Townes:pno, Bob Tinerino:bs, Jeffrey Zollher:dms, Winfield Scott:bckgr.vcls; produced by Otis Blackwell & Herb Abramson)
1977 US
FLYRIGHT FLY CD 26 1953-1955  (CD)
Daddy Rollin' Stone / Tears Tears Tears / On That Power Line / Don't Know How I Loved You / Go Away Mr Blues / Ain't Got No Time / You Move Me Baby / My Poor Broken Heart / Let The Daddy Hold You / You're My Love / I'm Standing At The Doorway To Your Heart / I'm Comin' Back Baby / My Josephine / I'm Travelin' On / Nobody Met The Train / Bartender Fill It Up Again / Oh! What A Wonderful Time
1991 UK/FRA
SHANACHIE 9204 ALL SHOOK UP  (CD)
All Shook Up / Fever / Back Trail / Daddy Rollin' Stone / Great Balls Of Fire / Don't Be Cruel / Searchin' / Let's Talk About Us / Hey Little Girl / Breathless / Handy Man / Return To Sender / Hello Bottle / One Broken Heart For Sale / Sleep Is Just Around The Corner / Clinging To A Dream
(reissue of '77 Inner City LP; "Hello Bottle" is prev. unreleased track from the '76 session, the last 3 tracks are unreleased fifties recordings)
1995 US
BLUE CITY BCCD-814 DADDY ROLLIN' STONE  (CD)
Daddy Rollin' Stone / Wake Up Fool / Please Help Me Find My Way Home / Go Away, Mr. Blues / Here I Am / Don't Know How I Love You / Let The Daddy Hold You / Number 000 / Fool That I Be / Ain't Got No Time / On That Power Line / I'm Coming Back Baby / I'm Standing At The Doorway To Your Heart / My Josephine / Tears, Tears, Tears / Bartender, Fill It Up Again / It's Love, It's Real / You're My Love / I'm Travelin' On / Oh What A Babe / Oh What A Wonderful Time / Don't Take My Word / My Poor Broken Heart / Nobody Met The Train / You Move Me Baby / What A Coincidence / Make Ready For Love / Turtle Dove / When Your Around / Don't Run Away
200?
EMPIRE MUSICWERKS 39069 THEY CALLED IT ROCK N' ROLL  (CD)
Fever / Fever (alt. version) / Don't Be Cruel / Studio Chatter / Great Balls Of Fire / All Shook Up / Shadow Of Your Memory / Shadow Of Your Memory (alt. version) / Handyman / Studio Chatter / Return To Sender / The Whole World's On Fire / The Devil Has Won / Studio Chatter / Just Keep It Up / Breathless / Extra Added Attraction / Great Balls Of Fire (alt. version) / Paralyzed / Heartbreak Hill
2003
JAZZ MELODIE CLASSICS CD 5140 1952-54  (CD)
Wake Up Fool / Fool That I Be / Number 000 / Please Help Me Find My Way Home / Tears, Tears, Tears / Daddy Rolling Stone / On That Power Line / Don't Know How I Loved You / You're My Love / Go Away Mr Blues / Bartender Fill It Up Again / I'm Travelin' On / My Josephine / Ain't Got No Time / I'm Coming Back Baby / Nobody Met The Train / I'm Standing At The Doorway To Your Heart / I Face This World Alone / O-o-o-oh! / Oh! What A Babe / Here I Am
2005 FRA
BRANDON 002 LEGENDARY LEGEND - MASTERS & DEMOS  (CD)
Fever / Fever / Don't Be Cruel / Great Balls Of Fire / All Shook Up / Paralyzed (demo for Elvis Presley) / Shadow Of Your Memory / Shadow Of Your Memory / Handyman / Return To Sender / The Whole Worlds On Fire / The Devil Has Won / Just Keep It Up / Heartbreak Hill (demo for Fats Domino) / Breathless / Extra Added Attraction / Great Balls Of Fire
200? US
FLORIDITA FRCD06 WHEN YOU'RE AROUND  (CD)
All Shook Up / Clingin' To A Dream (prev. unissued 1950's recording) / Don't Run Away / When You're Around / Teddy Bear (demo for Elvis) / Handle With Care / Kiss Away / Paralyzed (demo for Elvis) / Jeannie's Wedding / Grandaddy Of Them All / One Broken Heart For Sale (demo for Elvis) / Sleep Is Just Around The Corner (prev. unissued 1950's recording) / I'd Rather Kiss You Than Eat / Make Ready For Love / Music And Fire / Heartbreak Hill (demo for Fats Domino) / What A Coincidence / It's Love, It's Real / Don't Take My Word / Turtle Dove / Ga Ga / Sister Twister
200?




COMPILATIONS

MGM SE-3912 V/A: WE WROTE 'EM AND WE SING 'EM  (LP)
All Shook Up / Music And Fire
1961 US
KRAZY KAT KK 780 V/A: LISTEN TO JR. JIVE - GREAT R&B FROM 1953-56  (LP)
Bartender Fill It Up Again / Oh! What A Wonderful Time
1984 UK
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0059 V/A: R&B LAFF BLASTS FROM THE PAST  (LP)
Back Trail
1985 UK
STOMPIN' ST 104 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.4  (LP)
You Move Me, Baby
199? UK
DIG? CD 9620 V/A: THE BIG BEAT, VOL.4  (CD)
Handle With Care
199?
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15630 V/A: THAT'LL FLAT GIT IT!, VOL.4 (FROM THE VAULTS OF FESTIVAL RECORDS)  (CD)
One Broken Heart For Sale
1995 GER
WESTSIDE WESA 831 V/A: THE GROOVE STORY - R&B FROM THE RADIO CORPORATION, VOL.2  (CD)
Oh What A Babe
1998 UK
PAST PERFECT 220240-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.1  (15-CD)
You Move Me, Baby
2002 GER
BMG-FTD 39/BMG 82876 X 2 V/A: ELVIS PRESLEY - WRITING FOR THE KING  (BOOK + 2-CD)
(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
2006 DEN/NOR
HYDRA BCK 27130 EDDIE COOLEY & THE DIMPLES: FEVER 1956-1961  (CD)
Otis Blackwell & Eddie Cooley: All Shook Up / Music And Fire
2006 GER




SESSION WORKS

A&M 4686 BILLY SWAN: YOUR OK, I'M OK  (LP)
You're Ok, I'm Ok / No Way Around It (It's Love) / Bloodstream / Please Help Me, I'm Falling / You Make My Soul Rock'n'roll / Forever in Your Love / Lonely Avenue / That's America / Never Go Lookin' Again / Let The Rain Keep Fallin' / Hello, Remember Me
(feat. Otis Blackwell on piano on some tracks)
1978 US
CAPITOL 32247 THE SMITHEREENS: ATTACK OF THE SMITHEREENS  (CD)
Don't Be Cruel (feat. Otis Blackwell)
1995 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Juhani Ritvanen

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 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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