TRACY NELSON





SINGLES

UNITED ARTISTS UA 50303 MOTHER EARTH Revolution / Stranger In My Own Home Town 1968 US
MERCURY 72878 MOTHER EARTH Goodnight Nelda Grebe, The Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off / Down So Low 1969 US
MERCURY MF 1081 MOTHER EARTH Goodnight Nelda Grebe, The Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off / I Did My Part 1969 UK
MERCURY 72943 MOTHER EARTH Wait, Wait, Wait / I Wanna Be Your Mama Again 1969 US
MERCURY 72995 TRACY NELSON Sad Situation / Stay As Sweet As You Are 1970 US
MERCURY 73116 MOTHER EARTH Satisfied / Andy's Song 1970 US
REPRISE K 14089 MOTHER EARTH Temptation Took Control Of Me / I'll Be Long Gone 1971 UK
MCA 40479 TRACY NELSON Sweet Soul Music / Nothing I Can't Handle 1975 US
ATLANTIC 45-3235 (promo) TRACY NELSON It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry (mono) / It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry (stereo) 1975 US
ATLANTIC 45-3235 TRACY NELSON It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry / Lean On Me 1975 US
ATLANTIC CY-4028 (promo) WILLIE NELSON & TRACY NELSON After The Fire Is Gone / After The Fire Is Gone 1976 US
ATLANTIC CY-4028 WILLIE NELSON & TRACY NELSON After The Fire Is Gone / Whiskey River 1976 US
CAPITOL 4442 TRACY NELSON & LARRY BALLARD Sad Situation / Let's Get Down To The Truth 1977 US
# (cd-single, radio station promo, p/s) CHICAGO BLUES REUNION (feat. Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Harvey Mandel, Tracy Nelson, Sam Lay & Corky Siegel) Let's Work Together / Let's Work Together (instr.) 2006 US




ALBUMS

PRESTIGE PRLP 7393 (mono)/PRST 7393 (stereo) TRACY NELSON: DEEP ARE THE ROOTS  (LP)
Motherless Child Blues / Long Old Road / Startin' For Chicago / Baby Please Don't Go / Oh My Babe / Ramblin' Man / Candy Man / Grieving Hearted Blues / Black Cat Hoot Owl Blues / House Of The Rising Sun / Jesus Met The Woman At The Well / Trust No Man
-- lp reissue: Prestige PRST 7726, 1969 US/cd reissue: P-Vine Records 5149, 2002 JPN --
1965 US
MERCURY SR 61194 MOTHER EARTH: LIVING WITH THE ANIMALS  (LP)
Marvel Group / Mother Earth / I Did My Part / Living With The Animals / Down So Low / Cry On / It Won't Be Long / My Love Will Never Die / Goodnight Nelda Grebe, The Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off / The Kingdom Of Heaven (Is Within You)
-- UK edition: Mercury SMCL 20143, 1968/lp reissue: "Mother Earth In Orbit", Mercury 6855 004/cd reissue: Wounded Bird WOU 1194, 2004 US --
1968 US
MERCURY SR 61226 MOTHER EARTH: MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE  (LP)
Stop The Train / What Are You Trying To Do / I Need Your Love So Bad / Soul Of The Man / Blues For The Road / You Win Again / Come On And See / Then I'll Be Moving On / I The Fly / I Wanna Be Your Mama Again / Wait, Wait, Wait
-- UK edition: Mercury SMCL 20173, 1969/cd reissue: Wounded Bird WOU 1226, 2004 US --
1969 US
MERCURY SR 61230 MOTHER EARTH PRESENTS TRACY NELSON COUNTRY  (LP)
Sad Situation / I Fall To Pieces / Stay As Sweet As You Are / Stand By Your Man / Blue, Blue Day / That's All Right Mama / I Can't Go On Loving You / You're Still My Baby / Now You're Gone / Why, Why, Why / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
-- UK edition: Mercury SMCL 20179, 1969/cd reissue: Reprise 46233, 1996 US (with 3 bonus tracks) --
1969 US
MERCURY SR 61270 MOTHER EARTH: SATISFIED  (LP)
Satisfied / Groovy Way / Get Out Of Here / Ruler Of My Heart / Andy's Song / Take Me In Your Arms / Rock Me A Little While / You Won't Be Passing Here No More / This Feeling
-- UK edition: Mercury 6338 023, 1971/cd reissue: Wounded Bird WOU 1270, 2005 US --
1970 US
WARNER BROS. 6431 MOTHER EARTH: BRING ME HOME  (LP)
Temptation Took Control Of Me And I Fell / There Is No End / Soul Of Sadness / I'll Be Long Gone / Bring Me Home / Tonight The Sky's About To Cry / Seven Bridges Road / Lo And Behold / Deliver Me
-- UK edition: Reprise K 44133, 1971/German edition: Reprise REP 44133, 1971/cd reissue: Wounded Bird Records 6431, 2005 US --
1971 US
WARNER BROS. MS 2054 TRACY NELSON / MOTHER EARTH  (LP)
The Same Old Thing / I'm That Way / Mother Earth Provides For Me / Tennessee Blues / Lay Down Beside You / Someday My Love Will Grow / Homemade Songs / Thinking Of You / Memory Of Your Smile / I Don't That Kind Of Thing Anymore
1972 US
COLUMBIA KC 31759 TRACY NELSON: POOR MAN'S PARADISE  (LP)
Whatever I Am / Cruel Wind / When I Need You Most Of All / Hate To Say Goodbye / You And Me / Jack's Waltz / I Just Can't Seem To Care / Going Back To Tennessee / Poor Man's Paradise
1973 US
ATLANTIC SD 7310 TRACY NELSON  (LP)
Slow Fall / Love Has No Pride / Hold An Old Friend's Hand / Rock Me In Your Cradle / It Takes A Lot To Laugh... Train To Cry / After The Fire Is Gone / Lean On Me / I Wish Someone Would Care / Lay Me Down Easy / Down So Low
1974 US
MCA MCA-494 TRACY NELSON: SWEET SOUL MUSIC  (LP)
Sweet Soul Music / Looking For A Sign / Joabim / Nothing I Can't Handle / Baby I Found Out / Lies / Same Old Blues / We Just Can't Make It Anymore / I'll Be Your Baby Tonight / Going To Tennessee
-- reissue: One Way LP/CD 22158, 1995 US --
1975 US
MCA MCA-2203 TRACY NELSON: TIME IS ON MY SIDE  (LP)
I've Never Loved You More / Let The Memory Fade / An Arm And A Leg / You Just Can't Forget Her (Can You Fool) / Couldn't Do Nothin' Right / Anything You Want / Time Is On My Side / The Woman In Your Heart / I Could Have Been Your Best Friend / Sudden Changes
-- reissue: One Way LP/CD 22159, 1995 US --
1976 US
FLYING FISH FF-052 TRACY NELSON: HOMEMADE SONGS  (LP)
God's Song / I've Been There Before / Ice Man / Tightrope / You Don't Need To Move A Mountain / She's Taking My Part / Friends Of A Kind / Sounds Of The City / Suddenly
1978 US
FLYING FISH FF-209 TRACY NELSON: COME SEE ABOUT ME  (LP)
Come See About Me/ Done Got Over / Holiday / It's Growing / Walk Away / Tears / Hold On, I'm Coming / See-Saw / River's Invitation / You're My World
1980 US
ADELPHI 4119 TRACY NELSON: DOIN' IT MY WAY  (LP)
Lies / I Could Have Been Your Best Friend / Time Is On My Side / Temptation Took Control/ I'll Be Long Gone / Pity The Fool / Going Back To Tennessee / Down So Low
1981 US
ROUNDER 3123 TRACY NELSON: IN THE HERE AND NOW  (CD)
Every Night Of The Week / Living The Blues / In The Here And Now / Walk Away / Go Down, Sunshine / Motherless Child Blues / When It All Comes Down / It Hurts Me Too / Whatever I Am, You Made Me / Miss You Like The Devil / Please Send Me Someone To Love
1993 US
ROUNDER 3133 TRACY NELSON: I FEEL SO GOOD  (CD)
I Want To Know / I Need All The Help I Can Get / Don't Go No Further / Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair / Words Unspoken / The Fool / I Live Off The Love You Give Me / I Feel So Good / Meet Me Halfway / Love Won't Come
1995 US
ROUNDER 3143 TRACY NELSON: MOVE ON  (CD)
Livin' On Love / Got Me Goin' / (I Was) Good To You Baby / Playing It Safe / Tonight I'll Dream / Drowning In Memories / Ladies' Man / Move On / You Never Broke My Heart / Somebody Loves You / Playin' It Safe
1996 US
ROUNDER 2152 MARCIA BALL, IRMA THOMAS & TRACY NELSON: SING IT!  (CD)
Sing It / I Want To (Do Everything ForYou) / In Tears / Love Maker / Yield Not To Temptation / Heart To Heart / People Will Be People / Please No More / If I Know You / Woman On The Move / He's Mine / Shouldn't I Love Him / You Don't Know Nothin' About Love
1998 US
EVANGELINE 4017 TRACY NELSON: EBONY AND IRONY  (CD)
You Will Find Me There / Strongest Weakness / Got A New Truck / If You Knew How Much / Last Chance / How Much Truth / Still Not Out Of The Woods / I Must Be Crazy / Even Now / Quicksand / Strongest Weakness / Silent Trail
2001 US
MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL/MERLESS RECORDS DOT 0206 TRACY NELSON: LIVE FROM CELL BLOCK D  (CD)
I Need All The Help I Can Get / Walkin' After Midnight / God Will / Got A New Truck / Tennessee Blues / Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair / After The Fire Is Gone / Mother Earth / Strongest Weakness / Down So Low / Feel So Good
(recorded at West Tennessee Detention Center, Cell Block D, Mason, Nashville, TN, December 20, 2002)
2003 UK/US
MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL DOT 0219 TRACY NELSON: YOU'LL NEVER BE A STRANGER AT MY DOOR  (CD)
Cow Cow Boogie / Four Walls / Salt Of The Earth / I Still Miss Someone / New Way Out / Stranger At My Door / I Wonder If I Care As Much / Thanks A Lot / Three Bells / I Never Loved Anyone More / Oh Lonesome Me
2007 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD143 TRACY NELSON: VICTIM OF THE BLUES  (CD)
You'll Be Mine / Lead The Horse To Water / Shoot My Baby / I Know It's A Sin / Victim Of The Blues / Howlin' For My Baby / One More Mile / Stranger In My Own Home Town / The Love You Save (May Be Your Own) / Feel so Bad / Without Love (There Is Nothing)
2011 US
DELTA GROOVE DGPCD154 DOROTHY MORRISON, TRACY NELSON, ANGELA STREHLI, ANNIE SAMPSON: THE BLUES BROADS - LIVE CD+DVDY  (CD+DVD)
CD: Livin' The Blues / Bring Me Your Love / Two Bit Texas Town / River Deep / Blue Highway / It Won't Be Long / Walk Away / Mighty Love / Jesus, I'll Never Forget / Oh Happy Day / DVD: Livin' The Blues / Bring Me Your Love / River Deep, Mountain High / Walk Away / Two Bit Texas Town / Blue Highway / It Won't Be Long / It's All Over Now, Baby Blue / Mighty Love / Jesus, I'll Never Forget / Oh Happy Day
(feat. Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli & Annie Sampson:vcls + Deanna Bogart:keys/ten.sax/bckgr.vcls, Gary Vogensen:gtr, Mike Emerson:keys, Steve Ehrmann:bs, Paul Revelli:dms)
2012 US




COLLECTIONS

REPRISE 9362-46232-2 THE BEST OF TRACY NELSON / MOTHER EARTH  (CD)
Down So Low / Cry On / Goodnight Nelda Grebe, The Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off / Mother Earth / Won't Be Long / Need Your Love So Bad / The Soul Of A Man / Satisfied / Ruler Of My Heart / Temptation Took Control Of Me And I Fell / Soul Of Sadness / Tonight, The Sky's About To Cry / I'll Be Long Gone / Seven Bridges Road / Tennessee Blues / Thinking Of You / I Don't Do That Kind Of Thing Anymore
1996 US/EU
REPRISE 9362-46233-2 MOTHER EARTH PRESENTS TRACY NELSON COUNTRY  (CD)
Sad Situation / I Fall To Pieces / Stay As Sweet As You Are / Stand By Your Man / Blue, Blue Day / That's All Right / I Can't Go On Loving You / You're Still My Baby / Now You're Gone / Why, Why, Why / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry / I Wanna Be Your Mama Again / Wait, Wait, Wait / You Win Again
(extended cd reissue of Mercury SR61230)
1996 US/EU
FLYING FISH FF 70052 TRACY NELSON: HOMEMADE SONGS/COME SEE ABOUT ME  (CD)
God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind) / I've Been There Before / Ice Man / The Summer Of The Silver Comet / Tightrope / You Don't Need To Move A Mountain / She's Taking My Part / Friends Of A Kind / Sounds Of The City / Suddenly / Come See About Me / Done Got Over / Holiday / It's Growing / Walk Away / Tears / Hold On! I'm Comin' / See Saw / River's Invitation / You're My World
(cd reissue of Flying Fish FF-052 & FF-209)
1996 US
ROUNDER ROUN 612205 TRACY NELSON: BEST OF ROUNDER RECORDS (PERFECT 10 SERIES) - ESSENTIAL RECORDINGS - THE SOUL SESSIONS  (CD)
Come See About Me / Tightrope / Holiday / Suddenly / God's Song / Tears / See Saw / Walk Away / She's Taking My Part / Hold On I'm Coming
2009 US




COMPILATIONS & GUEST APPEARANCES (as a lead vocalist)

UNITED ARTISTS UAS 5185 V/A: REVOLUTION (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (LP)
Mother Earth: Revolution / Without Love / Stranger In My Own Home Town
-- UK edition: UAS 29069, 1968 --
1968 US
MERCURY SRD-2-29 V/A: ZIG-ZAG FESTIVAL  (2-LP)
Mother Earth: I Need Your Love So Bad / Tracy Nelson: Stay As Sweet As You Are
1971 US
WARNER BROS. PRO 474 V/A: HOT PLATTERS  (2-LP)
Mother Earth: Bring Me Home
1971 US
WARNER BROS. PRO 486 V/A: TOGETHER  (LP)
Mother Earth: Temptation Took Control Of Me And I Fell
1971 US
METROMEDIA MD 1039 THE HOLY MODAL ROUNDERS: GOOD TASTE IS TIMELESS  (LP)
Love Is The Closest Thing
(feat. Tracy Nelson:bckgr.vcls)
-- reissue: Sundazed CD SC 6208, 2003 US/Sundazed LP 5253, 2009 US/Air Mail Archive AIRAC 1501, 200? --
1971 US
ARMY RESERVE #181-#184 (promo) V/A: NIGHTBIRD & COMPANY - COSMIC CONNECTIONS, PRESENTED BY THE US ARMY RESERVE SHOWS #181 THROUGH #184  (2-LP)
(Alison Steele interviews and plays music by the Strawbs, Tracy Nelson [show #182, air week October 27, 1974], New Riders Of The Purple Sage and Henry Gross)
1974 US
ABC/DOT DOSD-2017 CHRIS GANTRY: CHRIS GANTRY  (LP)
Chris Gantry with Tracy Nelson: Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello
1975 US
COLUMBIA SPECIAL PRODUCTS P 14884 V/A: COUNTRY STAR TIME  (LP)
Willie Nelson & Tracy Nelson: After The Fire Burns Out
1979 US
WARNER SPECIAL PRODUCTS OP 1512 V/A: MOTELS AND MEMORIES  (LP)
Willie Nelson & Tracy Nelson: After the Fire Is Gone
1981 US
BLUE PLATE 4 V/A: THE BEST OF MOUNTAIN STAGE LIVE, VOLUME FOUR  (CD)
Move On
1992 US
ROUNDER CD-AN-10 V/A: BLUES ACROSS THE U.S.A.  (CD)
Every Night Of The Week
1993 US
ROUNDER CD-AN 20/21 V/A: DEEP BLUE - 25 YEARS OF BLUES ON ROUNDER RECORDS  (2-CD)
I Feel So Good
1995 US
ROUNDER CD-AN-25/ROUNDER 618525 V/A: THE REAL MUSIC BOX - 25 YEARS OF ROUNDER RECORDS  (8-CD)
I Feel So Good
1995 US
PRESTIGE PRCD-9902 2 V/A: THE PRESTIGE/FOLKLORE YEARS, VOL.2 - THE NEW CITY BLUES  (CD)
Motherless Child Blues/ Startin' For Chicago / Ramblin' Man
1995 US
PRESTIGE PRCD-9915 2 V/A: THE BLUESVILLE YEARS, VOL.7 - BLUES BLUE, BLUES WHITE  (CD)
Grieving Hearted Blues / Ramblin' Man / House Of The Rising Sun / Long Old Road
1996 US
EASYDISC 7017 V/A: BIG CITY BLUES - WEST COAST STYLE  (CD)
Go Down, Sunshine
1996 US
SWEETFISH SFR 0002-2 SCOTTY MOORE & D.J. FONTANA: ALL THE KING'S MEN  (CD)
Tracy Nelson: Is All Of This For Me
-- UK edition: Polydor 7314 539 066 2 4, 1997 --
1997 US
RUF 1018 V/A: BLUES DOWN DEEP - THE SONGS OF JANIS JOPLIN  (CD)
Tracy Nelson: What Good Can Drinking Do
1997 GER
A&M/HOUSE OF BLUES 16 1251 V/A: HOUSE OF BLUES : SONGS OF JANIS JOPLIN - BLUES DOWN DEEP  (CD)
What Good Can Drinkin' Do
-- reissue: Smith & Co. Sound & Vision SCCD-1002, 2003 US --
1997 US
BULLSEYE BLUES & JAZZ 11661-9618-2 V/A: FISH TREE WATER BLUES  (CD)
Tracy Nelson: Mother Earth
1999 US
HOUSE OF BLUES 1467 V/A: THIS AIN'T NO TRIBUTE BLUES CUBE  (5-CD)
What Good Can Drinkin' Do
1999 US
MADACY ? V/A: RANGE, ROOTS : RELENTLESS NASHVILLE  (CD)
Marcia Ball & Tracy Nelson: Got A New Truck
2001 US
ROUNDER 611600 V/A: MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS  (CD)
Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas & Tracy Nelson: Sing It
2001 US
ROUNDER 1166-11597-2 V/A: ANY WOMAN'S BLUES (THE ROUNDER HERITAGE SERIES)  (CD)
Tracy Nelson: Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair / Tracy Nelson & Irma Thomas: You Don't Know Nothing About Love
2001 US
STONY PLAIN SPCD 1270 MARIA MULDAUR: RICHLAND WOMAN BLUES  (CD)
Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson: Far Away Blues
2001 CAN
COMPENDIA MUSIC GROUP 9621 V/A: SONGS OF JANIS JOPLIN : THIS AIN'T NO TRIBUTE SERIES - ALL BLUES'D UP!  (CD)
What Good Can Drinkin' Do -- reissue: Entertainment One Music/Intersound/Light Records CPDCD 7784, 2011 --
2002 US
M.C. 48 V/A: THE BEST OF M.C. RECORDS 1996-2002  (CD)
Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson: Up Above My Head
2003 US
M.C. 50 V/A: A TRIBUTE TO SISTER ROSETTA THARPE - SHOUT, SISTER  (CD)
Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson: Up Above My Head / Maria Muldaur, Tracy Nelson & Angela Strehli: Shout, Sister, Shout
2003 US
ROUNDER 612171 V/A: BOX OF THE BLUES  (4-CD)
Tracy Nelson & Irma Thomas: You Don't Know Nothin' About Love
2003 US
MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL DOT 0214 V/A: FORTY SHADES OF BLUE (MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE)  (CD)
Quicksand
2005 US
OUTTA THE BOX/33RD STREET RECORDS 3016 CHICAGO BLUES REUNION: BURIED ALIVE IN THE BLUES  (CD/DVD)
Chicago Blues Reunion feat. Tracy Nelson: Walk Away / Miss You Like The Devil / All The Help I Can Get / New Truck
(recorded live in Berwyn, IL, October 2004)
-- cd editions: Uninhibited Records 1006, 2005/Rajon Entertainment Pty Ltd. 0791, 2007/dvd+cd reissue: Eagle Eye Records 391399, 2007 --
2005 US
INTERSOUND 5977 V/A: THE ONLY REDNECK ALBUM YOU WILL EVER NEED  (CD)
Tracy Nelson: What Good Can Drinkin' Do
2005 US
RoCKABILLY HALL OF FAME 121 DICKIE & FRIENDS: A TRIBUTE TO GENE VINCENT FEATURING THE "BLUE CAPS" ORIGINAL DRUMMER DICKIE "BE-BOP" HARRELL  (CD)
Tracy Nelson & Billy Swan: Git It / Tracy Nelson: Baby Blue
2005 US
COMPENDIA MUSIC GROUP/INTERSOUND 6473/SMITH & CO. SOUND & VISION SCCD 1116 V/A: A WALK ON THE BLUES SIDE  (2-CD)
What Good Drinkin' Can Do
2006 US
METRO METRTCD 815/METRO 3315 V/A: ACOUSTIC WOMAN  (CD)
Motherless Child Blues
2006
RHINO R2 165564 V/A: LOVE IS THE SONG WE SING - SAN FRANCISCO NUGGETS 1965-1970  (4-CD)
Mother Earth: Revolution
2007 US
KRB MUSIC 8203 V/A: BLUES ON THE ROCKS, VOL.3  (CD)
What Good Drinkin' Can Do
2007 US
ROUNDER SELECT ROUCD # V/A: CITY OF DREAMS - A COLLECTION OF NEW ORLEANS MUSIC  (CD)
Marcia Ball, Tracy Nelson & Irma Thomas: Sing It
2007 US
KRB MUSIC COMPANIES/BLUES ON THE ROCKS KRB8275-2 V/A: CONTEMPORARY BLUES INTERPRET JANIS JOPLIN  (CD)
What Good Can Drinkin' Do
2008 US
NASCENTE 015 V/A: PIANO BAR MUSIC - NASHVILLE STYLE  (2-CD)
Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train
2008 US
MANSION ENTERTAINMENT MHS 5415 ALBERT E. BRUMLEY, JR: SINGS 36 GOSPEL CLASSICS WITH SOME OF COUNTRY MUSIC'S GrEATEST ARTISTS (A TRIBUTE TO THE MOST BELOVED GOSPEL SONGWRITERS OF ALL TIME, ALBERT E. BRUMLEY)  (2-CD)
Albert E. Brumley, Jr with Tracy Nelson: It's Bound To Be The Lord
2008 US
VIZZTONE GROUP 405 TERRY HANCK: ALWAYS  (CD)
Terry Hanck with Tracy Nelson: Good Kind Of Loving
2008 US
ROUNDER 3295 V/A: THE ROUNDER RECORDS STORY  (4-CD)
Marcia Ball, Tracy Nelson & Irma Thomas: Sing It
2010 US


                                                      

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