TOMMY BROWN





SINGLES

GERALD 104 (78rpm) ROY MAYS AND HIS ORCHESTRA (feat. Tommy Brown:vcl on a-side) Fat Hardy's Boogie / Daddy Sears Jump 1950 US
SAVOY 813 (78rpm) TOMMY BROWN V-8 Baby / Double Faced Deacon 1951 US
REGENT 1030 (78rpm) TOMMY BROWN AND ORCHESTRA The House Near The Railroad Track / Atlanta Boogie
(also available as a 45rpm repro edition)
1951 US
DOT 1060 (78rpm) GRIFFIN BROTHERS FEATURING TOMMY BROWN (a) / GRIFFIN BROS. ORCH. (b) (feat. Tommy Brown:vcl on a-side) Tra-La-La / Hoppin'
(a-side Billboard/r&b #7 & b-side Billboard/r&b #8)
1951 US
DOT 1070 (78rpm)/DOT 45-1070 (45rpm) THE GRIFFIN BROTHERS FEATURING MARGIE DAY (feat. Tommy Brown:vcl on b-side) Stubborn As A Mule / Pretty Baby
(b-side Billboard/r&b #10)
1951 US
DOT 1071 (78rpm)DOT 45-1071 (45rpm) GRIFFIN BROTHERS ORCH. FEATURING TOMMY BROWN (feat. Tommy Brown:vcl on a-side) Weepin' & Cryin' / Shuffle Bug
(a-side Billboard/r&b #1)
1951 US
SAVOY 838 (78/45rpm) TOMMY (WEEPIN' AND CRYIN') BROWN (with John Peck Orchestra) No News From Home / Never Trust A Woman 1952 US
KING 45-4658 LITTLE TOMMY BROWN How Much Do You Think I Can Stand / 'Fore Day Train 1953 US
KING 45-4679 LITTLE TOMMY BROWN Goodbye, I'm Gone / Since You Left Me Dear 1953 US
UNITED U-183 (white label promo) TOMMY BROWN AND HIS COMBO Southern Women / Remember Me 1954 US
UNITED U-183 (78/45rpm; black/red vinyl) TOMMY BROWN AND HIS COMBO Southern Women / Remember Me 1954 US
GROOVE 4G-0132 (white label promo)  LITTLE TOMMY BROWN Don't Leave Me / Won't You Forgive Me 1955 US
GROOVE 4G-0132  LITTLE TOMMY BROWN Don't Leave Me / Won't You Forgive Me 1955 US
GROOVE 4G-0143 LITTLE TOMMY BROWN WITH THE FOUR STUDENTS A Gambler's Prayer / The Thrill Is Gone 1955 US
KING 4976 (white label test pressing) TOMMY BROWN WITH CLIFFORD SCOTT ORCH. Honky Tonk / All I Want 1956 US
KING 4976 TOMMY BROWN WITH CLIFFORD SCOTT ORCHESTRA Honky Tonk / All I Want 1956 US
KING 5001 (78rpm) BILL DOGGETT (feat. Tommy Brown:vcl on a-side) Honky Tonk (Vocal) / Peacock Alley 1956 US
KING 45-5001 (45rpm) BILL DOGGETT (feat. Tommy Brown:vcl on a-side) Honky Tonk (Vocal) / Peacock Alley 1956 US
IMPERIAL X5476 (white label promo) TOMMY BROWN Someday, Somewhere / Rock Away My Blues  1957 US
IMPERIAL X5476 TOMMY BROWN Someday, Somewhere / Rock Away My Blues  1957 US
IMPERIAL 5533 TOMMY BROWN Just For You / Heart With No Feeling 1958 US
DOT 16130 TOMMY BROWN Weepin' And Cryin' / Tra La La  (reissue) 1960 US 
ACORN A-318 TOMMY BROWN AND ORCHESTRA Atlanta Boogie / The House Near The Railroad Track  (reissue) 197? US

Tommy Brown's unissued recordings include: - You’ve Got To Deal Sometimes (Imperial recording, New Orleans, September 1957)
- Just Once More (Imperial recording, New Orleans, September 1957)
- Walking With An Angel (Imperial recording, New Orleans, February 1958)
- These Bones (Imperial recording, New Orleans, February 1958)
- Too Bad (Audiodisc acetate, New York)
- Since I Met You Baby (Audiodisc acetate, New York)

In addition, the Tommy Brown single ABC Paramount 10632 (Ain't So / Well, There Goes My Heart) released in 1965 is, according to Tommy Brown himself, another artist of the same name.





ALBUMS

CHITLIN CIRCUIT PRODUCTIONS # CLASSIC TOMMY BROWN  (CD)
Atlanta Boogie / Baby Don't Leave Me / Double Faced Deacon / Fat Hardy's Tardy / Fore Day Train / Gambler's Prayer / Goodbye Baby / House Near The Railroad Track / How Much Can I stand / Never Trust A Woman / No News From Home / Nosey Neighbors / Old Rocking Chair (= Rock Away My Blues) / Remember Me / Since You Left Me Dear / Some Day Some Way / Southern Woman (= Southern Women) / The Honky Tonk / The Thrill Is Gone / Tra La La La La / V-8 Baby (Cadillac Baby) / Weeping And Crying / Won't You Forgive Me / You've Got A Heart (= Heart With No Feeling) / You've Got To Deal Sometimes (prev. unissued 2000's recording)
2002 US
BONEDOG BDRCD-11 REMEMBER ME  (CD)
Remember Me / Chains Of Love / High Maintenance Woman / Women And Cadillacs (V-8 Baby) / Blues Singer / One Night Of Wrong / How Ya Gonna Leave Me / Honky Tonk / She Left Me The Blues / Gotta Find Me A Lover / Gambler's Prayer
(feat. Tommy Brown:vcl, Jim Britton:keys, James Hilton:gtr, Bill Miller:gtr, Jim Relja:gtr, Chris Hemmingway:ten.sax, Robie Klein:ten.sax/bar.sax, Bobby Jones Jr.:bar.sax, Kenn Blake: altosax, Herb Marshall:tb, Dan Donohoe:tp, Sam Klingensmith:acc, Jeffrey Ingersoll:bs, Mike Sweeney:bs, Brandon Barnes:dms, Yolanda Barber:bckgr.vcls, Stephanie Wellans:bckgr.vcls)
2004 US
BONEDOG BDRCD-34 ROCKIN' AWAY MY BLUES  (CD)
Southern Women / House Near The Railroad Track / Leave It Alone / Love Of Mine / Atlanta Boogie / Night Work / Cheaper To Keep Her / How Much Do You Think I Can Stand / I'll Die Happy / Do Fries Come With That Shake / Weepin' And Cryin' Blues / Rock Away My Blues
2009 US




SPOKEN COMEDY ALBUMS

T&L 1100 I AIN'T LYING - LIVE FROM THE CLUB  (LP)
I Ain't Lying (Part 1) / I Ain't Lying (Part 2)
1967 US
T&L 1101 I AIN'T LYING VOL. TWO - LIVE FROM THE SHED HOUSE  (LP)
I Ain't Lying, Vol. 2 (Part 1) / I Ain't Lying, Vol. 2 (Part 2)
1968 US
GENEVA LP 101A (bootleg?) MANTAN MOORELAND [sic] AND TOMMY BROWN: ERNEST KELLEY PRESENTS : IN COMEDY, VOL.1  (LP)
(Is this different Tommy Brown?)
19?? US
T AND L PRODUCTION TL 2282 SOUL BROTHER IN HEAVEN AND HELL  (LP)
Hip Cats Smoking Chicago Green / Mr. Joe Williams / Soul Brother In Heaven And Hell / You've Got To Deal Some Time / Fellas In Park With Girls Those Funny Kind'a Fellas / Letter From Home / Dick Runs For President
1973 US




COMPILATIONS

KING LP 778 BILL DOGGETT: THE MANY MOODS OF BILL DOGGETT  (LP)
Honky Tonk (vocal version)
-- cd reissue: King 778, 1995 --
1961 US
RED LIGHTNIN' R.L. 005 V/A: BLUES IN D NATURAL  (LP)
Remember Me / Southern Women
1970 UK
BLACK-OUT LP 1901 V/A: GONNA PARTY TONIGHT, VOL.1  (LP)
Rock My Blues Away
19??
PEARL PL-12 BIG WALTER HORTON AND ALFRED "BLUES KING" HARRIS: HARMONICA BLUES KINGS  (LP)  
Southern Women / Remember Me / Card Game / Nosey Neighbors
-- cd reissue: Delmark DD 712, 2000 US --
1986 US
ESOLDUN RR 2005 V/A: HOT JUMPIN' ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Atlanta Boogie / The House Near The Track
198? FRA 
RRDP 203 V/A: ROCK & ROLL DANCE PARTY, VOL.3  (LP)
Someday, Someway
19??
SAVAGE KICK SK 506 V/A: SAVAGE KICK, VOL.6 - BLACK ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Atlanta Boogie
19?? UK
STOMPIN' ST 121 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.21  (LP)
V-8 Baby / Double Faced Deacon
19?? UK
PAST PERFECT 220240-326   V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
Atlanta Boogie
2002 GER
KING 6024/CHARLY CD 281 BILL DOGGETT: LEAPS N' BOUNDS  (CD)
Honky Tonk (vocal version)
2002 UK
STOMPIN' ST 318 V/A: STOMPIN' 18  (CD)
Southern Women
2003 UK
BLUES TOWN BTCD 1052 V/A: BADASS ROCKERS  (CD)
Rock My Blues Away
200?
LUCKY CDLR 902 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOLUME 2  (CD)
The House Near The Track
200? UK
SAVOY JAZZ 17446 V/A: STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY - THE ORIGINAL INDIE-LABEL 1944-1961  (4-CD)
Atlanta Boogie
2004 US
SIMPLY/UNION SQUARE MUSIC SIMPLYCD 001 V/A: SIMPLY JAZZ  (4-CD)
V-8 Baby
2004 UK
SIMPLY/UNION SQUARE MUSIC SIMPLYCD 018 V/A: SIMPLY BLUES  (4-CD)
Double Faced Deacon
2005 UK
JSP JSPCD 7748 V/A: HAM HOCKS AND CORNBREAD  (4-CD)
V-8 Baby
2005 UK
DOCUMENTS/MEMBRAN M231965 V/A: MUSIC OF MY LIFE, VOL.10 - GOLDEN DECADE, 1952/1953  (4-CD)
Weepin' And Cryin'
2008 GER
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD055 V/A: LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES : ATLANTA  (3-CD)
V-8 Baby
2010 UK
SAVOY JAZZ 17307 V/A: SAVOY BLUES 1944-1994  (3-CD)
Never Trust A Woman
2010 US
SAVOY JAZZ 17436 V/A: STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY - RED HOT BLUES, 1948-1951  (CD)
Atlanta Boogie
2010 US
PIAS FRANCE/LM MUSIC # V/A: L'INTÉGRALE BLUES - TOUS LES STANDARDS DU BLUES  (10-CD)
Double-Faced Deacon
2010 FRA


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)  

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