EDGAR BLANCHARD





SINGLES

PEACOCK 1514 (78 rpm)  EDGAR BLANCHARD WITH THE CONDOLIERS Creole Gal Blues / She'll Be Mine After Awhile  1949 US
SPECIALTY XSP-585 (78 rpm)/SP-585-45 (45 rpm) EDGAR BLANCHARD AND HIS BAND (a) / EDGAR BLANCHARD AND HIS BAND FEATURING ROY MONTRELL (b)  Mr. Bumps / Ricki-Ticki-Too
(Note: also available as an identical red vinyl 45 rpm repro edition)
9/1956 US
SPECIALTY SP-586-45 (45 rpm) EDGAR BLANCHARD & HIS BAND Steppin' High / Sweet Sue10/1956 US
MOONGLOW 5050 (45 rpm)  EDGAR BLANCHARD & HIS BAND Steppin' High / Sweet Sue1957 BEL 
RIC 954 (45 rpm) EDGAR BLANCHARD Let's Get It / Lonesome Guitar6/1958 US 
RIC 957 (45 rpm) THE GONDOLIERS (feat. Edgar Blanchard) You Call Everybody Darling / Knocked Out9/1958 US
RIC 1004 (reissue) EDGAR BLANCHARD Blues Cha Cha / Bopsody In Blues  (released as a part of 10 record box set "From The Vaults Of Ric & Ron Records", Rounder RICBOX 16)2012 US
GONDOLIER G-051 (p/s, reissue) EDGAR BLANCHARD (a) / EDGAR BLANCHARD & PRINCE ROYALS (b) Hey Lawdy Mama / Somebody's Doing Me Wrong2016 FRA




ALBUMS

RIC (LAFF SERIES) RLP-2001   THE GONDOLIERS: LET'S HAVE A BLAST WITH THE GONDOLIERS  (LP)  
Tom Dooley / Fuzzy Wuzzy / Louse Of A Boarder / My Ding A Ling / The Squirrel Song / The Teetzie Fly
(featuring Edgar Blanchard:gtr/bn/vcl, August Dupont:alto sax/vcl, Warren Hebrard:ten.sax/cl/fl, Lawrence Cotton:pno/vcl, Frank Fields:bs, Alonzo Stewart:bongos/vcl)
1961 US  




COMPILATIONS

SONET/SPECIALTY SNTF 5021 V/A: GOING BACK TO NEW ORLEANS  (LP)
Mr. Bumbs
1978 UK
RARIN' 555 V/A: NEW ORLEANS ROCK & ROLL AND R&B  (LP)
Lawdy Mama
1978 US
BANDY LP 70009 V/A: REAL BLUES FROM NEW ORLEANS  (LP)
Tight Like That (with Prince Royals) / Won't Be Long / Somebody's Doin' Me Wrong / Keep My Pockets Clean (with Prince Royals) / I'm Gone And That's All (with Prince Royals) / Don't Need No Company
(c. 1964-65 recordings)
1981 US
CHARLY CRB 1084 V/A: NEW ORLEANS CONNECTION  (LP)
The Upsetters (feat. Edgard Blanchard:gtr, Leonard Carbo:vcl): Pigtails And Blue Jeans / So Tired / Baby Baby / I Don't Want To Lose Her
(1958 recordings)
1984 UK
CHESS/MCA CH-9174 V/A: NEW ORLEANS R&B  (LP)
Lawdy Mama
1984 US
CHESS CXMP 2055 V/A: THE BEST OF NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM & BLUES  (LP)
Lawdy Mama
1984 UK
ACE CH 113 V/A: THE ACE STORY, VOL.5  (LP)
Let's Get It
1984 UK
ACE CH 165 V/A: SPECIALTY NEW ORLEANS, VOL.1  (LP)
Mr. Bumbs
1986 UK
BLEND BLR 82018 V/A: ROCK & ROLL COLLECTION, VOL.18  (LP)
Sweet Sue
1986? BEL
CHARLY CRB 1170/TC CRB 1170 V/A: LOADED DOWN WITH THE BLUES  (LP/C-CAS)
Somebody's Doing Me Wrong / Tight Like That
-- Japanese edition: P-Vine PLP-346, 1987 --
1987 UK
SPECIALTY SPS-2167 V/A: LAY THAT NEW ORLEANS ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Sweet Sue
1988 US
ROUNDER 2075 V/A: CARNIVAL TIME! THE BEST OF RIC, VOL.1  (LP/CD)
Let's Get It (prev. unissued take)
-- UK edition: Edsel ED 257 --
1988 US
ROUNDER 2080 V/A: TROUBLES, TROUBLES - NEW ORLEANS BLUES FROM THE VAULTS OF RIC AND RON RECORDS  (LP/CD)
Bopsody In Blue / Blues Cha Cha
(1959 recordings)
-- German cd edition: Zensor ZS 59, 1988 --
1988 US
SPECIALTY SPCD-2168-2/ACE CDCHD 393 V/A: CREOLE KINGS OF NEW ORLEANS  (CD)
Bop Sit-In Blues (with studio talk and countoff)
1992 UK
SPECIALTY SPCD-7038-2/ACE CDCHD 477 V/A: CREOLE KINGS OF NEW ORLEANS, VOL.2  (CD)
Steppin' High
1993 UK
ACE 2035 V/A: THE ACE STORY, VOL.5  (LP/CD)
Let's Get It
1994 US
MCA/CHESS CHD2-9355 V/A: CHESS NEW ORLEANS  (2-CD)
Lawdy Mama
-- European edition: MCA/Chess MCD 09355, 1995 --
1995 US
CHARLY CD DIG 3 V/A: A MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY : AIN'T TIMES HARD  (4-CD)
Somebody's Doin' Me Wrong
1995 UK
FLAME 017 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.17  (LP)
Lawdy Mama
1995 UK
ROCKAFELLER US 7004 V/A: KILLIN' JIVE  (LP)
Bopsody In Blue
1995 ITA
WILD 1 V/A: RUNNING WILD, VOL.1  (LP)
Lawdy Mama
1996?
LUCKY CDLR 908 V/A: BUMP JUMP JIVE, VOL.8  (CD)
Sweet Sue
1998 UK
WESTSIDE WESM 560 V/A: MORE OF THE BEST - HAVIN' FUN WITH HUEY "PIANO" SMITH AND THE CLOWNS  (CD)
Let's Get It
1999 UK
TIME LIFE MUSIC TL635/16 V/A: NEW ORLEANS BLUES  (2-CD)
Sweet Sue
2000 GER
WESTSIDE WESD 240 V/A: SHUCKIN' STUFF - RARE BLUES FROM ACE RECORDS (MS)  (2-CD)
Let's Get It / Honeycomb (prev. unissued) / Lonesome Guitar (prev. unissued alt. take)
2002 UK
LA CIENEGA LACGA 702 V/A: THE UPSETTERS  (CD)
The Upsetters (feat. Edgar Blanchard:gtr, Leonard Carbo:vcl): Pigtails And Blue Jeans / So Tired / Baby Baby / I Don't Want To Lose Her
2003 SPA
ACROBAT ACMCD 4003 V/A: TEXAS BLUES, VOL.1 - HOUSTON HOTSHOTS  (CD)
Silver Cooks & The Gondoliers: Mr. Ticket Agent / Coming Back Home / Edgar Blanchard & The Gondoliers: Creole Gal Blues / She'll Be Mine After Awhile
2003 UK
INDIGO/SANCTUARY IGOTD 2536  V/A: BLOWING THE BLUES - A HISTORY OF BLUES HARMONICA 1926-2002  (3-CD)
Creole Gal Blues
2003 UK
FLAT-TOP FTB-069 V/A: SHAKE 'EM ON DOWN, VOL.2  (CD)
Somebody's Doing Me Wrong
2003 UK
FRÉMEAUX & ASSOCIÉS FA5086 V/A: NEW ORLEANS BLUES 1940-1953  (2-CD)
Creole Gal Blues
2004 FRA
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1003 V/A: DOWN HOME BLUES CLASSICS 1943-1953  (4-CD)
Creole Gal Blues
2004 US
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 731 CD V/A: THE INSTANT & MINIT STORY  (3-CD)
Somebody's Doin' Me Wrong / Tight Like That (with Prince Royals) / Keep My Pockets Clean (with Prince Royals) / I'm Gone And That's All (with Prince Royals)
2005 UK
PROPER PROPERBOX 129 V/A: THE COSIMO MATASSA STORY  (4-CD)
Stepping High
2007 UK
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD051 V/A: HEAVY SUGAR - THE PURE ESSENCE OF NEW ORLEANS R&B  (3-CD)
The Gondoliers: You Call Everybody Darling / Knocked Out
2010 UK
# V/A: GEORGIA - YO LA TENGO HANUKKAH 2010  (CD)
Blues Cha Cha
2010 US
CHARLY SNAD664CD V/A: MR JOE'S JAMBALAYA & LOADED DOWN WITH THE BLUES  (2-CD)
Tight Like That / Somebody's Doin' Me Wrong
2012 UK
ONE DAY MUSIC DAY3CD037 V/A: DIZZY MISS LIZZY - THE SPECIALTY STORY 1954-1960  (3-CD)
Mr. Bumps / Stepping High
2013 UK
ONE DAY MUSIC DAY2CD241 V/A: BOOGIE UPROAR - GEMS FROM THE PEACOCK VAULTS  (2-CD)
Creole Gal Blues
2014 UK
ACE CDCHD 1390 V/A: YOU TALK TOO MUCH - THE RIC & RON STORY, VOLUME 1  (CD)
Let's Get It
2014 UK
BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVDCD1033 V/A: DOWN HOME BLUES CLASSICS, VOLUME 1 - 1943-1953  (CD)
Creole Gal Blues
2015 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB045 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1958  (2-CD)
Let's Get It / Lonesome Guitar
2015 UK
CRAFT RECORDINGS CR00150 V/A: FEELIN' RIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT - THE RIC & RON ANTHOLOGY  (2-LP)
Lonesome Guitar
2018 US
KOKO MOJO KM-CD 22 V/A: DO YOU MEAN IT - EARTHQUAKES FROM THE GITBOX  (CD)
Mr. Bumps
2019 EU
KOKO MOJO KMCD 65 V/A: I HATE TO SEE YOU GO - SOUTHERN BRED, VOL.15 - LOUISIANA & NEW ORLEANS R&B ROCKERS  (CD)
Let's Get It / You Call Everybody Darling
2021 EU


Edgar Blanchard session discography (incomplete)


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Benoit Billot | Jarmo Hoppula | Henk Gorter

Published sources: Walking To New Orleans (John Broven, 1974) | Rhythm & Blues In New Orleans (John Broven, 1974/1995) | Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | The Soul Of New Orleans - A Legacy Of Rhythm And Blues (Jeff Hannusch, 2001) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.singlesdb.com | www.bsnpubs.com | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.musicstack.com | www.ne.jp/asahi/ko-1/crossroads | www.acevideoandmusic.com | homeofthegroove.blogspot.com | www.discogs.com/artist/798287-Edgar-Blanchard | www.45cat.com/artist/edgar-blanchard

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