THE SPIDERS





SINGLES

IMPERIAL 5265 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One
(a-side Billboard/r&b #3, b-side Billboard/r&b #8)
1/1954 US
IMPERIAL 5280 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) Tears Began To Flow / I'll Stop Crying4/1954 US
IMPERIAL 5291 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) I'm Slippin' In / I'm Searchin'
(a-side Billboard/r&b #6)
6/1954 US
IMPERIAL 5305 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chick Carbo on lead vocals on a-side, Chuck Carbo on b-side) The Real Thing / Mmm Mmm Baby8/1954 US
IMPERIAL 5318 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chick Carbo on lead vocals) 21 / She Keeps Me Wondering
(a-side Billboard/r&b #9)
10/1954 US
IMPERIAL 5331 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chick Carbo on lead vocals on a-side, Chuck Carbo on b-side) That's Enough / Lost And Bewildered1/1955 US
IMPERIAL 5344 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chick Carbo on lead vocals) Sukey, Sukey, Sukey / Am I The One3/1955 US
IMPERIAL 5354 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chick Carbo on lead vocals on a-side, Chuck Carbo on b-side) Bells In My Heart / For A Thrill5/1955 US
IMPERIAL 5366 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) Witchcraft / Is It True
(a-side Billboard/r&b #5)
9/1955 US
IMPERIAL 5376 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) Don't Pity Me / How I Feel2/1956 US
IMPERIAL 5393 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) Dear Mary / A-1 In My Heart6/1956 US
IMPERIAL 5405 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) That's The Way To Win My Heart / Goodbye9/1956 US
IMPERIAL 5423 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) Honey Bee / That's My Desire12/1956 US
IMPERIAL 5618 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One  (reissue)8/1959 US
IMPERIAL 5714 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chick Carbo on lead vocals) Tennessee Slim / You're The One11/1960 US
IMPERIAL 5739 THE SPIDERS (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) Witchcraft / True You Don't Love Me
(a-side reissue, b-side recorded in August 1955)
4/1961 US
IMPERIAL 5995 (prob. unissued, acetate version exists) THE DELTA SOUTHENAIRES (feat. Chuck Carbo on lead vocals) John The Revelator / Bye And Bye
(1953 recordings)
1963 US




CHUCK CARBO : SINGLES

IMPERIAL 5452 CHUCK CARBO (with Anita Kerr Singers)   Poor Boy / The Bells Are Ringing6/1957 US
IMPERIAL 5479 CHUCK CARBO I Miss You / Times12/1957 US
REX 1003 CHUCK CARBO Promises / Be My Girl1959 US
REX 1011 CHUCK CARBO AND HIS BAND A Picture Of You / Lucy Brown1960 US
REX 1012 CHUCK CARBO Black Velvet / It's You1960 US
TEEM 1001 CHUCK CARBO Lover Of Loves / I Wake Up Crying1960? US
ACE 631 CHUCK CARBO I Shouldn't But I Do / Tears Tears And More Tears1961 US
ACE 666 CHUCK CARBO Out On A Limb / Cutting Out1962 US
ETAH 101 CHUCK CARBO Lonely Serenade / Going Back Home1967 US
FIRE BALL 7005  CHUCK CARBO & THE SOUL FINDERS Can I Be Your Squeeze / Take Care Of Your Homework Friend1970 US
CANYON 47 CHUCK CARBO Can I Be Your Squeeze / Take Care Of Your Homework Friend  1970 US 
SUPERDOME 156 CHUCK CARBO I'm Gonna Marry Your Daughter / Black People Music1976 US
504 RECORDS SP4 CHUCK CARBO Second Line On Monday / Meet Me With Your Black Draws On1989 US




CHICK CARBO : SINGLES

ATLANTIC 1119  CHICK CARBO Sentimental Journey Blues / My Love Your Love  11/1956 US 
VEE-JAY VJ 291 LEONARD "CHICK" CARBO WITH THE UPSETTERS   So Tired / Pigtails And Blue Jeans1958 US
INSTANT 3245 CHICK CARBO In The Night / Run Henry1962 US
INSTANT 3254 CHICK CARBO Two Tables Away / What Does It Take12/1962 US
INTERNATIONAL CITY 7101 CHIC CARBO Touch Me / Biggest Fool In Town1968 US
REVUE 11019 CHICK CARBO Touch Me / Biggest Fool In Town6/1968 US
REVUE 11031 CHICK CARBO The Story Of My Life / Ordinarily1969 US
TELARC 291 LEONARD CARBO So Tired / Pigtails And Blue Jeans  (reissue)19?? US




THE SPIDERS : ALBUMS

IMPERIAL LP-9140 I DIDN'T WANNA DO IT  (LP)
I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One / I'm Slippin' In / Mmm Mmm Baby (prev. unissued 4/1954 version) / Walking Around In Circles / I'm Searching / That's Enough / Sukey, Sukey, Sukey / Am I The One / Don't Knock / (True) You Don't Love Me / Witchcraft
1961 US
IMPERIAL 9140 (bootleg) THE BEST OF THE SPIDERS, VOL.1  (LP)
I Didn't Want To Do It / I'm Slippin' In / Mmm Mmm Baby / You're The One / Walking Around In Circles (prev. unissued version of 'Lost And Bewildered') / Don't Knock (prev. unissued) / 21 / Sukey Sukey Sukey / That's Enough / I'm Searching / Am I The One / Witchcraft / She Keeps Me Wondering / True You Don't Love Me
198?
IMPERIAL 9148 (bootleg) THE BEST OF THE SPIDERS, VOL.2  (LP)
Don't Pity Me / How I Feel / Bells In My Heart / For A Thrill / Lost And Bewildered / The Real Thing / That's The Way To Win My Heart / Goodbye / I'll Stop Crying / Tears Began To Flow / Dear Mary / A-1 In My Heart / You Played The Part (prev. unissued)
198?
K.C. 105 (bootleg) THE BEST OF THE SPIDERS, VOLUME 1  (LP)
Don't Pity Me / How I Feel / Bells In My Heart / For A Thrill / Lost & Bewildered / The Real Thing / Honey Bee / That's The Way To Win My Heart / Goodbye / I'll Stop Crying / Tears Begin To Flow / Dear Mary / A-1 In My Heart / You Played The Part
1985 UK
K.C. 105 (bootleg) THE BEST OF THE SPIDERS, VOLUME 2  (LP)
I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One / I'm Slippin' In / Mmm Mmm Baby / Walking Around In Circles / I'm Searching / Twenty One / That's Enough / Sukey, Sukey, Sukey / Am I The One / Don't Knock / True You Don't Love Me / Witchcraft / She Keeps Me Wondering
1985 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15673 THE IMPERIAL SESSIONS  (2-CD)
Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One / For A Thrill / Mellow Mama * / Lost And Bewildered (Slowly Losing My Mind) / Tears Began To Flow (Sneaky Pete) / Why Do I Love You * / Love's All I'm Puttin' Down * / I'll Stop Crying / Mmm Mmm Baby (Hey Baby) / I'm Slippin' In / Mmm Mmm Baby / Walking Around In Circles / I'm Searchin' / The Real Thing / She Keeps Me Wondering / 21 (3 x 7 = 21) / That's Enough / Sukey Sukey Sukey / Bells In My Heart / Am I The One / Don't Knock / John The Revelator / Bye And Bye / (True) You Don't Love Me / Witchcraft / You Played The Part / Is It True (A Little Bird ToldMe) / How I Feel / That's The Way To Win My Heart / Goodbye / I'll Be Free * / Don't Pity Me / Dear Mary / A-1 In My Heart / Without Love * / Someday Bye And Bye * / That's My Desire / Better Be On My Way * / Honey Bee / I'm Glad For Your Sake * / Poor Boy (by Chuck Carbo) / The Bells Are Ringing (by Chuck Carbo) / I MissYou (by Chuck Carbo) / Times (by Chuck Carbo) / You're The One / Tennessee Slim
(* = prev. unissued)
1992 GER
GOLD DUST 973 (bootleg) BEST OF THE SPIDERS - I DIDN'T WANT TO DO IT  (CD)
I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One / For A Thrill / Mellow Mama / Lost And Bewildered / Tears Begin To Flow / I'll Stop Crying / MMM MMM Baby / I'm Slippin' In / I'm Searchin' / The Real Thing / She Keeps Me Wondering / "21" / That's Enough / Sukey, Sukey, Sukey / Bells In My Heart / Am I The One / (True) You Don't Love Me / Witchcraft / You Played The Part / Is It True / How I Feel / That's The Way To Win My Heart / Goodbye / Don't Pity Me / Dear Mary / A-1 In My Heart / That's My Desire / Honey Bee / Love's All I'm Puttin' Down / Don't Knock / Bye and Bye
1994
K.C. RECORDS 777 (bootleg) THE SPIDERS, VOLUME 1  (CD)
I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One / For A Thrill / Mellow Mama / Lost And Bewildered / Tears Began To Flow / Why Do I Love You / Love's All I'm Puttin' Down / I'll Stop Crying / Mmm Mmm Baby / I'm Slipping In / Mmm Mmm Baby / Walking Around In Circles / I'm Searchin' / The Real Thing / She Keeps Me Wondering / 21 (3X7 = 21) / That's Enough / Sukey, Sukey, Sukey / Bells In My Heart / Am I The One / Don't Knock / John The Revelator / Bye And Bye
2003 UK
K.C. RECORDS 778 (bootleg) THE SPIDERS, VOLUME 2  (CD)
(True) You Don't Love Me / Witchcraft / You Played The Part / Is It True? / How I Feel / That's The Way To Win My Heart / Goodbye / I'll Be Free / Don't Pity Me / Dear Mary / A-1 In My Heart / Without Love / Someday Bye And Bye / That's My Desire / Better Be On My Way / Honey Bee / I'm Glad For Your Sake / Poor Boy / The Bells Are Ringing / I Miss You / Times / You're The One / Tennessee Slim
2003 UK




CHUCK CARBO : ALBUMS

504 RECORDS CDS 22 CHUCK CARBO WITH ED FRANK'S NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM & BLUES BAND: LIFE'S UPS AND DOWNS  (LP)
Second Line On Monday / You're The One / True / Meet Me With Your Black Draws On / Blue Monday / Bad Water / Riffs On 'Black Draws' / Something You Got / Last Night / Bells In My heart / Witchcraft / That's My Desire / Life's Ups And Downs
(recorded on November 9, 1988, feat. Chuck Carbo:vcl, Ed Frank:pno, Ralph Johnson:ten.sax, Charlie Burbank:ten.sax, Nicholas Payton:tp, Alvin 'Shine' Robinson:gtr, Willie Payton:bs, Shannon Powell:dms, Sarah Driscol:tamb)
1989 US
ROUNDER CD 2123 DRAWERS TROUBLE  (CD)
Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On / Drawers Trouble / Average Kind Of Guy / Changing Scenes / Hurt Coming On / Meet Me At The Station / New York City Blues / Can't Straighten Your Mind / After Tears / RockMe In Your Arms / Take Off That Dress
1993 US
ROUNDER CD 2140 THE BARBER'S BLUES  (CD)
Hey, Mardi Gras (Here I Am) / I'd Rather Beg / Blues Medley: Hootie Blues-Every Day I Have The Blues / The Very Thought Of You / The Barber's Blues / Black Widow / Too Many Goodbyes / A World I Never Made / Don't Boogie With Your Black Drawers On / Promises
(recorded in 1995, featuring Chuck Carbo:vcl, Edward Frank:pno, Eugene Ross:gtr, Fred Kemp:ten.sax, Craig Klein:tb, Erving Charles, Jr.:bs, Bernard "Bunchy" Johnson:dms + Davel Crawford:hammond B3/pno [1, 7, 8, 10], Cranston Clements:gtr [2], David Torkanowsky:keys [4], Christian Patrick:tp/fluegelhorn [4, 8])
1996 US




COMPILATIONS

IMPERIAL LP-9084 V/A: HITSVILLE U.S.A.  (LP)
The Spiders: I Didn't Want To Do It / I'm Slippin' In / Witchcraft / The Real Thing / Bells In My Heart
1959 US
UNITED ARTISTS GFX 2082   V/A: IMPERIAL SINGLES COLLECTION, VOL.2 - SICK AND TIRED  (LP)
Chuck Carbo: Poor Boy
1980? JPN 
UNITED ARTISTS GFX 2083   V/A: IMPERIAL SINGLES COLLECTION, VOL.3 - MY BABY'S GONE  (LP)
The Spiders: That's The Way To Win My Heart / That's My Desire
1980? JPN 
IMPERIAL 94003 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES, VOL.1 - THE END OF AN ERA  (LP) 
The Spiders: You Played The Part
19??
EPM MUSIQUE 180003 V/A: BEST OF RHYTHM & BLUES - HITS 1954/1955  (2-CD)
The Spiders: I Didn't Want To Do It
2006 FRA
PROPER PROPERBOX 129 V/A: THE COSIMO MATASSA STORY  (4-CD)
The Spiders: I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One / 21 (3x7=21) / That's Enough
2007 UK
STATESIDE 384 399-2 V/A: WE SING THE BLUES/NEW ORLEANS, MY HOME TOWN  (CD)
The Spiders: I Didn't Want To Do It / You're The One
2007 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 17031 V/A: JUKE JOINT BOOGIE (33 2/3 EDITION, RHYTHM AND BLUES CLASSICS)  (CD)
The Spiders: Don't Knock
2008 GER
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD051 V/A: HEAVY SUGAR - THE PURE ESSENCE OF NEW ORLEANS R&B  (3-CD)
The Spiders: Someday, Bye And Bye
2010 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Blues News 5/1982 | Blues News 6/1992

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