POLKA DOT SLIM / VINCE MONROE





SINGLES

EXCELLO 2089 VINCE MONROE WITH ERNIE HOLLAND ORCHESTRA Give It Up (Or Tell It Where It's At) / If I Had My Life To Live Over1956 US
ZYNN 508 (78/45rpm) MR. CALHOUN On The Sunny Side Of Love / Hello Friends, Hello Pal1959 US
INSTANT 3269 POLKA DOT SLIM (feat. Sax Kari on overdubbed gtr/bs/dms)  A Thing You Gotta Face / Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry 
(Note: This release is also available as an identical 2010 UK repro edition)
1964 US
APOLLO AM 009/010 POKA-A-DOT SLIM Go-Ahead-Slim / Trick Bag1966 US




ALBUMS

FLYRIGHT LP 3503 V/A: JAMBALAYA ON THE BAYOU, VOL.2 - THE BLUES  (LP)
Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry
1969 UK
FLYRIGHT FLY 517 V/A: GONNA HEAD FOR HOME - THE LEGENDARY JAY MILLER SESSIONS, VOL.2  (LP)
Mr. Calhoun: On The Sunny Side Of Love / Hello Friends, Hello Pals (alt. take) / Vince Monroe: Hey Mattie
1976 UK
FLYRIGHT FLY 518 V/A: ROOSTER CROWED FOR DAY  (LP)
Mr. Calhoun: I'm Ragged And Dirty / They Call Me Mr. Calhoun / Change Your Ways
1977 UK
BANDY 70009 V/A: REAL BLUES FROM NEW ORLEANS  (LP)
Polka Dot Slim: Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry / A Thing You Gotta Face
1981 US
FLYRIGHT FLY 601 V/A: GOING TO NEW ORLEANS - UNISSUED SIDES FROM 1954-1959  (LP)
Vince Monroe: If I Had My Life To Live Over (alt. take)
(in addition, Monroe is also accredited co-writer with Jay Miller on title "Gimme My Money Back", an alternative to Monroe's issued take "Give It Up" recorded at the same 1956 Excello session and sung by Ernie Holland)
1984 UK
CHARLY CRB 1170 V/A: LOADED DOWN WITH THE BLUES  (LP)
Polka Dot Slim: Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry / It's A Thing You Gotta Face
1987 UK
P-VINE PLP-346 V/A: LOADED DOWN WITH THE BLUES  (LP)
Polka Dot Slim: Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry / It's A Thing You Gotta Face
1987 JPN
STOMPIN' ST 103 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.3  (LP)
Polka Dot Slim: It's A Thing You Gotta Face
19?? UK
FLYRIGHT FLYCD 09 V/A: LOUISIANA SWAMP BLUES  (CD)
Mr Calhoun: Hey Mattie
1989 UK/FRA
FLYRIGHT FLYCD 21 V/A: LOUISIANA SWAMP POP  (CD)
Mr Calhoun: On The Sunny Side Of Love (prev. unissued take)
1990 UK/FRA
FLYRIGHT FLYCD 50 LEROY WASHINGTON: WILD CHERRY - ORIGINAL J.D. MILLER RECORDINGS  (CD) 
Mr Calhoun: Hello My Friends, Hello Pal / They Call Me Mr Calhoun / I'm Ragged And Dirty
1992 UK
CHARLY CD 3 V/A: MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Polka Dot Slim: Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry
1995 UK
CHARLY CD 220 V/A: BLUES HARP BOSSES  (CD)
Polka Dot Slim: Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry
1998 UK
ACE CDCHD 682 V/A: LOUISIANA ROOTS - THE JAY MILLER R&B LEGACY  (CD)  
Vince Monroe: If I Had My Life To Live Over
1998 UK
STOMPIN' ST 303 V/A: STOMPIN' 3  (CD)
Polka Dot Slim: It's A Thing You Gotta Face
2001 UK
PAST PERFECT 220240-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.1  (15-CD)
Polka Dot Slim: It's A Thing You Gotta Face
2002 GER
STOMPIN' ST 310 V/A: STOMPIN' 10  (CD)
Vince Monroe: Give It Up
2002 UK
FLAT-TOP FTB-069 V/A: SHAKE 'EM ON DOWN, VOL.2  (CD)
Polka Dot Slim: A Thing You Gotta Face
2003 UK
NIGHT TRAIN INTERNATIONAL NTI CD 7131 V/A: SAX KARI : FUMIGATE FUNKY BROADWAY - THE NEW ORLEANS SESSIONS  (CD)
Polka Dot Slim: A Thing You Gotta Face / Ain't Broke, Ain't Hungry
2004 US
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 731 CD V/A: THE INSTANT & MINIT STORY  (3-CD)
Polka Dot Slim: A Thing You Gotta Face
2005 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Benoit Billot

Published sources: Walking To New Orleans (John Broven, 1974) | Blues Records 1943-1970 Volume Two (Mike Leadbitter-Leslie Fancourt-Paul Pelletier, 1994) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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