TAIL DRAGGER





SINGLES

LERIC LM 102582  TAILDRAGER & HIS BAND  So Ezee / My Head Is Bald  1982 US 




ALBUMS

EMI AUSTRIA LP 12C066-7937101/MSC CD C7777032 THE MOJO BLUES BAND: THE WILD TASTE OF CHICAGO  (LP/CD)
Just Sitting Here / Please, Mr. Jailer / Just A Poor Boy / The Wild Taste Of Chicago* / Love My Baby** / Good Bye Chicago*
(recorded at ACME Studios, Chicago, August 1989, feat. Taildragger:vcl, Erik Trauner:gtr, Christian Dozzler:hca/pno, Markus Toyfl:gtr, Dani Gugolz:bs, Timothy Taylor:dms, A.C. Reed:vcl*/ten.sax*, Willie Kent:vcl*/bs**, Big Mojo Elem:vcl*, Robert Plunkett:vcl*; tracks 'Please Mr. Jailer', 'Love My Baby' and 'Good Bye Chicago' issued on CD edition only)
1989/1993 AUT
EMI AUSTRIA CD 830319 2/MSC CD C7777035 THE MOJO BLUES BAND: BLUES ROLL ON  (CD)
It's Half Past Midnight / Promised Land / Johnny Walker & Jack Daniels* / Restless Man* / I Stay Mad* / Georges' West Side Jive*
(recorded live at Metropol, Vienna, November 17, 1992 & [*] at Seagrape Studios, Chicago, March 5-6, 1993, feat. Taildragger:vcl, Erik Trauner:vcl/gtr, Markus Toyfl:gtr, Henning Pertiet:pno, Dani Gugolz:bs, Peter Müller:dms)
1994 AUT
ST. GEORGE STG 7706  TAIL DRAGGER & HIS CHICAGO BLUES BAND: CRAWLIN' KINGSNAKE  (CD)
Don't Trust No Woman / Country Boy / Be Prepared / I'm In The Mood / Do The Do / Cold Outdoors / Crawlin' Kingsnake / Monkey Blues / Baby Please Don't Go / Stop Lyin' / Prison Blues / Root Doctor
(recorded in Chicago in 1996, feat. Tail Dragger:vcl, Rockin' Johnny Burgin:gtr, Studebaker John:hca, Sho Komiya:el.bs, Danijela Simon:string bs, Twist Turner:dms)
1996 US 
DELMARK DE-728 TAIL DRAGGER: AMERICAN PEOPLE  (CD)
Bought Me A New Home / American People / You Gotta Go / My Woman Is Gone / Bertha / My Head Is Bald / Don't Start Me Talkin' / Bad Boy / Ooh Baby (Hold Me) / Long Distance Call / Betty
(recorded in Chicago, October-November 1998, feat. Tail Dragger:vcl, Jimmy Dawkins:gtr, Johnny B. Moore:gtr, Rockin' Johnny:gtr, Billy Branch:hca, Martin Lang:hca, Eddie Shaw:ten.sax, Willie "Vamp" Samuels:bs, Aron Burton:bs, Karl Meyer:bs, Rob Lorenz:dms, Baldhead Pete:dms)
1998 US
DELMARK DE-720 THE ROCKIN' JOHNNY BAND: STRAIGHT OUT OF CHICAGO  (CD)
(featuring Tail Dragger as a special guest vocalist)
1998 US
STYX 1001 MOJO BLUES BAND FEATURING TAILDRAGGER: A CHICAGO BLUES NIGHT LIVE  (CD)
You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had / If It Ain't Me / Take Off Boogie / Sunnyland Train / Young Fashioned Ways / Tend To Your Business * / Long Distance Call * / Just Sittin' Here * / Cold Outdoors * / Be Prepared * / Highway 57 *
(recorded live at Papa's Tapa's, Vienna, July 7, 1998, feat. Taildragger:vcl*, Erik Trauner:vcl/gtr, Markus Toyfl:gtr, Siggi Fassl:gtr, Christoph Rois:pno, Daniel Gugolz:bs/vcl, Peter Müller:dms)
1999 AUT
DELMARK DE-782/DELMARK DVD 1782 TAIL DRAGGER: MY HEAD IS BALD - LIVE AT VERN'S FRIENDLY LOUNGE, CHICAGO  (CD/DVD)
Introduction / Sitting Here Singing My Blues / Talk / Tend To Your Business / Talk / Prison Blues / Talk / So Ezee / My Woman Is Gone / Talk / My Head Is Bald / You Gotta Go / Cold Out Doors (dvd bonus) / Jump For Joy
(feat. Tail Dragger:vcl, Lurrie Bell:gtr, Jimmy Dawkins:gtr on "My Head Is Bald", Kevin Shanahan:gtr, Billy Branch:hca, Willie Young:sax, Bob Stroger:bs, Kenny Smith:dms)
2005 US
BLUESHINE BSR-01 PETER STRUIJK FEAT. TAIL DRAGGER: HUMAN WAYS  (CD)
Come Back Home / Highway 57 Bound / Don't Start Me Talkin' * / My Head Is Bald *
(feat. Tail Dragger:vcl; *= bonus tracks recorded live at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago, IL)
2009 HOL
DELMARK DE-803/DVD 1803 LIVE AT ROOSTER'S LOUNGE  (CD/DVD)
Louise / Talk / Baby Please Don't Go / Talk / She's Worryin' Me / Talk / Stop Lying / Talk / Keep It To Yourself / Talk / Wander / Talk / Bought Me A New Home / Ooh Baby Hold Me / I'm In The Mood / Everything Gonna Be Alright / Talk / Blues With A Feeling
(recorded live at Rooster's Lounge, Chicago, IL, March 21, 2009, feat. Taildragger:vcl, Rockin' Johnny Burgin:gtr, Kevin Shanahan:gtr, Martin Lang:hca, Todd Fackler:bs, Rob Lorenz:dms + Jimmy Dawkins:gtr on 'Wander')
2009 US
DELMARK DE-828 STOP LYIN' (TAIL DRAGGER'S VERY FIRST RECORDINGS!)  (CD)
So Ezee / Where Did You Go / Ain't Gonna Cry No Mo / Don't You Want A Good Man / My Head Is Bald / Alabama Bound / Don't Trust Yo Woman / Please Mr. Jailer / Stop Lyin' / Tail's Tale
(feat. Tail Dragger:vcl, Johnny B. Moore:gtr, Jesse Lee Williams:gtr, Eddie "Jewtown" Burks:hca, Willie Kent:bs, Larry Taylor:dms + Little Mac Simmons:hca on "So Ezee" & "My Head Is Bald", Lafayette Leake:pno on "So Ezee" & "My Head Is Bald")
2013 US




COMPILATIONS

WOLF 120.859 V/A: JOHN LITTLEJOHN'S BLUES PARTY - CHICAGO BLUES SESSIONS, VOL.13  (LP/CD)
My Head Is Bald
(recorded in 1989, feat. Taildragger:vcl, Luther Adams:gtr, John Primer:gtr, Billy Branch:hca, Willie Kent:bs, Timothy Taylor:dms)
1992/1998 AUT 
MCVB 97001 (promo) V/A: BLUES ESTAFETTE SAMPLER 1997  (CD)
Crawlin' Kingsnake (from King George STG 7706)
1997 HOL
WOLF 120.862 V/A: CHICAGO'S BEST WEST & SOUTH SIDE BLUES SINGERS, VOL.1  (CD)
Tail Dragger & his Chicago Blues Band (feat. John Primer:gtr & Billy Branch:hca): My Head Is Bald / Highway Bound / My Woman's Gone  
1997 AUT 
ST. GEORGE STG 7708  V/A: CHICAGO BLUES - ROCKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT  (CD)
Tail Dragger & his Chicago Blues Band: Done Somebody Wrong
1998 US
DELMARK DD-905 V/A: DELMARK - 50 YEARS OF JAZZ & BLUES - BLUES  (2-CD)
My Woman Is Gone
2003 US
DELMARK DX-906 V/A: WEST SIDE CHICAGO BLUES - DELMARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION  (CD)
You Gotta Go
2003 US
DELMARK DE 915 V/A: 55 YEARS OF BLUES  (CD + DVD)
Tend To Your Business (dvd) / My Head Is Bald (dvd)
2008 US
DELMARK DE 800 (CD)/DVD 1800 V/A: IT AIN'T OVER! - 55 YEARS OF BLUES  (CD + DVD)
Tend To Your Business / My Woman Is Gone
(recorded live at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago, IL, March 7, 2008)
2009 US
DELMARK DE 808 V/A: JIMMY DAWKINS PRESENTS - THE LERIC STORY  (CD)
So Ezee / My Head Is Bald
2010 US 


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Peter Struijk

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