GUS JENKINS





SINGLES

SPECIALTY SP-475 (78 rpm)/SP-475-45 (45 rpm) LITTLE TEMPLE AND HIS "88" (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno) Cold Love / I Ate The Wrong Part1953 US 
COMBO 85 (78 rpm)/45-85 (45 rpm) MAMA REE AND YOUNG WOLF WITH THE GUS JENKINS BAND (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno) Your Lovin' Is Just All Right / I Wake Up In The Morning1955 US
COMBO 87 (78 rpm)/45-87 (45 rpm) GUSS JENKINS I Miss My Baby / I Been Working1955 US
COMBO 88 (78 rpm)/45-88 (45 rpm) THE YOUNG WOOLF (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno)  I Tried / Worries And Troubles1955 US
COMBO 93 (78 rpm)/45-93 (45 rpm) MAMA REE AND YOUNG WOLF WITH THE GUS JENKINS BAND (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno) You Lied / Caught1955 US
FLASH FL-115 (78/45 rpm) GUS JINKINS AND ORCHESTRA You Told Me / Tricky11/1956 US
FLASH FL-116 (78/45 rpm) GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA I Remember Last Christmas / Spark Plug12/1956 US
FLASH FL-116 (78/45rpm) GUS JENKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA So What / Spark Plug1/1957 US
FLASH FL-123 (78/45 rpm) GUS JENKINS AND ORCHESTRA Pay Day Shuffle - Pt. 1/ Pay Day Shuffle - Pt. 28/1957 US
FLASH FL-126 (78/45 rpm) GUS JENKINS AND ORCHESTRA Stand By Me / Copper Tan1/1958 US
FLASH FL-128 (78/45 rpm) GUS JENKINS AND ORCHESTRA Hit The Road / Road Runner3/1958 US
FLASH FL-131 (45 rpm) GUS JENKINS AND ORCHESTRA Slow Down / Drift On10/1958 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL 101 GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA Spanky / Gonna Take Time1959 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL 1003 GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA Signing In / Cutting Out1/1960 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-1006 GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA You Made Me / Vine St. Shuffle1961 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-1009 GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA Jealous Of You Baby / Off The Road11/1961 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-10011/10012 GUS JENKINS Too Tough / Right Messy8/1962 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-10013 GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA Celebrate (Part One) / Celebrate (Part Two)11/1962 US
CATALINA 711 GUS JENKINS BAND The New Tricky / Tuba Twist4/1962 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-1001/1002 GUS JENKINS AND HIS BAND Right Shakey / Don't Get Sassy1963 US
SAR 149 (promo) GUS JENKINS Right Shakey / Don't Get Sassy1/1964 US
SAR 149 GUS JENKINS Right Shakey / Don't Get Sassy1/1964 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-1003 GUS JENKINS Chittlins / You'll Be The One9/1964 US
TOWER 107 GUS JENKINS Chittlins / You'll Be The One10/1964 US
GENERAL ARTIST 1004 GUS JENKINS Cutie / What A Dream1964 US
TOWER 122 GUS JENKINS Frosty / You Used Me3/1965 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-10002/10003 GUS JENKINS I Don't Mind / Don't Wait For Me1967 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-10004/10005 GUS JENKINS Get Out Of Town / Going Down Yonder?1967 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-10006 GUS JENKINS Up Tight / Mellow Mood1968 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-10007 GUS JENKINS Funk With A Feeling / Soulin1968 US
GENERAL ARTIST GA-10008 GUS JENKINS WITH THE ORJAE SINGERS A Mind Is A Precious Thing To Lose / Those Good Days Are Gone1968 US




SESSION WORKS / SINGLES

SPECIALTY SP-476 (78 rpm)/SP-476-45 (45 rpm) HONEYBOY (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno & Frank Patt:vcl)  My Time Ain't Long / Bloodstains On The Wall1953 US
FLASH FL-117 (78/45 rpm) FRANK PATT AND HIS ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno & Frank Patt:vcl)  You Going To Pay For It Baby / Gonna Hold On1956 US
FLASH FL-124 (78/45 rpm) MAMIE JENKINS WITH GUS JENKINS ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Ham Bone (What You Doing) / Jump With Me Baby1957 US
FLASH FL-130 (45 rpm) MAMIE PERRY WITH GUS JENKINS ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  I'm Hurted / My Baby Waited Too Long1958 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL 1002 MAMIE PERRY WITH GUS JENKINS ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Lament / Love Lost1959 US
SPECIALTY 688 NEAL JOHNSON (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Just Got To Make It / True To You, Baby1960 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-1004 ACE HOLDER AND HIS BLUES ROCKERS (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Lonesome Harmonica / Homeless Boy1961 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-1005 ALBERT AND CHARLES WITH GUS JENKINS' ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Weird / Leisha1961 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-1007 BLUES SLIM AND HIS BAND (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno & Neal Johnson:vcl/gtr)  Let's Talk It Over / Tell The Truth Baby1961 US
PIONEER INTERNATIONAL PI-1008 HAZE HART WITH GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Last Time / Red River Shuffle1961 US
SWINGIN' 45-638 HAZE HART WITH GUS JENKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno)  Last Time / Red River Shuffle1962 US




EP'S

CAPITOL EAP 1-22007 (promo, no cover)  FROSTY  (EP)
Frosty / You Used Me / You'll Be The One / Chittlins 
1965 FRA 




COLLECTIONS

DIVING DUCK DD 4309 COLD LOVE  (LP)
Eight Ball / Cold Love / Gonna Take Time / You Made Me / Let's Talk It Over (by Blues Slim) / Weird (by Albert & Charles) / Jealous Of You Baby (prev. unissued alt. take of 1961 Pioneer recording) / Get Out Of Town / I Ate The Wrong Part / Worries And Troubles / Last Time (by Haze Hart) / Tell The Truth (by Blues Slim) / Leisha (by Albert & Charles) / You Used Me / You'll Be The One / What A Dream
1986 HOL
JASMINE JASMCD3200 TOO TOUGH - WEST COAST BLUES AND R&B, 1953-1962  (2-CD)
Cold Love (Little Temple & His '88') / I Ate The Wrong Part (Little Temple & His '88') / I Miss My Baby / I Been Working / Worries And Troubles (The Young Woolf) / I Tried (The Young Woolf) / You Lied (Mamie Ree with The Gus Jenkins Band) / Caught (Mamie Ree with The Gus Jenkins Band) / You Told Me / Tricky / Remember Last Xmas / So What / Spark Plug / Pay Day Shuffle - Pt. 1 / Pay Day Shuffle - Pt. 2 / Hambone /Jump With Me Baby / Stand By Me / Copper Tan / Hit The Road / Road Runner / My Baby Waited Too Long (Mamie Perry) / I'm Hurted (Mamie Perry) / Slow Down / Drift On / Spanky / Gonna Take Time / Lament (Mamie Perry with Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra) / Lost Love (Mamie Perry with Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra) / Signing In / Cutting Out / Leisha (Albert And Charles with Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra) / Weird (Albert And Charles with Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra) / You Made Me / Vine St. Shuffle / Tell The Truth Baby (Blues Slim & His Band) / Let's Talk It Over (Blues Slim & His Band) / Jealous Of You Baby / Off The Road / The New Tricky / Tuba Twist / Too Tough / Right Messy / Celebrate (Part 1) / Celebrate (Part 2) / Red River Shuffle (Haze Hart with Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra) / Last Time (Haze Hart with Gus Jenkins & His Orchestra)
2020 UK




COMPILATIONS

AMAZON AM 1008 V/A: THE GREATEST RHYTHM AND BLUES HITS! VOL.2  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Tricky
1963 US
HIGHWAY 51 H-101 V/A: DECADE OF THE BLUES - THE 1950S, VOLUME TWO  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: You Told Me
1967 UK
BLUES OBSCURITIES BOV3/BOE 3 V/A: THE HURT IS ON - BLUES OBSCURITIES, VOLUME 3/DON AND DEWEY FEATURING SUGARCANE HARRIS  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Gonna Take Time / You Told Me
-- reissue: "Blues Obscurities, Volume Three - Stretchin' Out", London HAU 8456, 1974 UK --
1971 UK
PHONOGRAM/CHESS 6641 174 V/A: GENESIS, VOL.3 - SWEET HOME CHICAGO  (4-LP)
Gus Jenkins: Eight Ball (prev. unissued 1/1953 Chess recording)
1972 UK
LONDON HAU 8456 V/A: BLUES OBSCURITIES, VOLUME THREE - STRETCHIN' OUT  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Gonna Take Time / You Told Me
-- Japanese edition: London/King GXF 2003, 1975 --
1974 UK
SONET/SPECIALTY SNTF 5015 V/A: THE CITY BLUES  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Cold Love / Worries And Troubles
-- French edition: Specialty SPY, 28099, 1977 --
1977 UK
SONET/SPECIALTY SNTF 5024 V/A: DOWN HOME BLUES  (LP)
Little Temple (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno): I Ate The Wrong Part
-- French edition: Specialty SPY 28092, 1977 --
1977 UK
P-VINE SPECIAL PLP 9052/9053 V/A: JERICHO ALLEY BLUES FLASH! - BLUES IN LOS ANGELES 1955-59  (2-LP)
Gus Jenkins: Drift On / Stand By Me / Tricky / Slow Down / Remember Last Xmas/ Copper Tan / Done Changed (prev. unissued 1957 Flash recording) / You Told Me / Frank Patt Orchestra (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno): I'm Your Slave / Just A Minute Baby (c. 12/1956 Flash recordings)
1983 JPN
ACE CH 84 V/A: THE JAKE PORTER STORY, VOL.1  (LP)
Mamie Perry (with Gus Jenkins:pno): No Need Acting Like That (prev. unissued 1955 Combo recording)
1984 UK
ACE CHD 104 V/A: JAKE PORTER'S COMBO RECORDS' STORY - VOLUME 2 - THE BLUES  (LP)
The Young Wolf: I Tried / The Young Wolf: Worries & Troubles / Gus Jenkins: I Miss My Baby
1984 UK
FLAME 003 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.3  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
1987 UK
DIVING DUCK DD 4312 V/A: JERICHO ALLEY BLUES FLASH! VOL.1 - BLUES IN LOS ANGELES 1955-1958  (LP)
Frank Patt & his Orchestra (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno): Gonna Hold On / You're Going To Pay For It Baby / I'm Your Slave (c. 12/1956 Flash recordings)
1988 HOL
DIVING DUCK DD 4313 V/A: JERICHO ALLEY BLUES FLASH! VOL.2 - BLUES IN LOS ANGELES 1955-1959  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Drift On / Stand By Me / Tricky / Slow Down / Remember Last Xmas / Copper Tan / Done Changed / You Told Me (1957 Flash recordings) / Frank Patt Orchestra (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno): Just A Minute Baby (c. 12/1956 Flash recording)
1988 HOL
ACE CH 276/CDCH 276/CHC 276 V/A: KINGS OF THE BLUES  (LP/CD/CS)
The Young Wolf: I Tried
1989 UK
SAVAGE KICK SK 502 V/A: SAVAGE KICK VOL.2 - BLACK ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Slow Down
19?? UK
VOGUE/CHESS 660531 V/A: AN EARLY CHESS BLUES ANTHOLOGY 1947-1953  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Eight Ball
1991 FRA
ACE LTD 601 V/A: BACK TO THE ALLEY - LEGENDARY COMBO BLUES  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Stop Treating Me Wrong / Gus Jenkins: I Been Workin' (alt. take) / Mamie Ree & Gus Jenkins: No Need Of Acting Like That / Gus Jenkins: All My Days (prev. unissued 1955 Combo recordings)
1991 UK
FLAME CD-002 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.2  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
1992 UK
MCA/CHESS CHD4-9340/CHC4-9340 V/A: CHESS BLUES  (4-CD/4-CS)
Gus Jenkins: Eight Ball
1992 US
BLUES INTERACTIONS, INC. PCD-1832/3 V/A: DAKR MUDDY BOTTOM BLUES  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Cold Love
1992 JPN
SPECIALTY 5SPCD-4412-2 V/A: THE SPECIALTY STORY  (5-CD)
Little Temple (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno): I Ate The Wrong Part
1994 US
SPECIALTY SPCD-7061-2 V/A: BLOODSTAINS ON THE WALL - COUNTRY BLUES FROM SPECIALTY  (CD)
Little Temple (feat. Gus Jenkins:vcl/pno): I Ate The Wrong Part (alt. take) / What A Mistake / Mean And Evil (prev. unissued 4/1953 Specialty recordings) / Cold Love / Honeyboy (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno): You Better Move On Away From Here / Have You A Match (prev. unissued 8/1953 Specialty recordings)
1994 US
OFFICIAL OFF CD 5008 V/A: WILD & FRANTIC AGAIN  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
1995 DEN
FLASH CD-101 V/A: JERICHO ALLEY - BLUES IN LOS ANGELES 1955-1959, VOLUME 1  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Tricky / Remember Last Xmas / Mamie Jenkins: Hambone / Jump With Me Baby
200?
FLASH CD-102 V/A: JERICHO ALLEY - BLUES IN LOS ANGELES 1956-1965, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Vine St. Shuffle / Mamie Perry: I'm Hurted / Gus Jenkins: Spanky / You Made Me / Mamie Perry: My Baby Waited Too Long
200?
FLASH CD-103 V/A: JERICHO ALLEY - BLUES IN LOS ANGELES 1956-1967, VOLUME 3  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Gonna Take Time / Don't Get Sassy / You'll Be The One / You Used Me / Chittlins
200?
CHEESECAKE CHCD 277 V/A: RED HOT RHYTHM  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
200?
PANIC 100 V/A: JUST SHUCKIN' AROUND 1953-1963 - WILD & CRAZY L.A. R N'B  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
200?
RHM ? V/A: RECORD HOP MADNESS! VOLUME 2  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
200?
PS 1002 V/A: PASS THE SOUL - STEPPIN' OUT VOL.2  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Too Tough
200?
MISTLETOE XMS-1003 V/A: SANTA'S ON HIS WAY!  (CDR)
Gus Jenkins: Remember Last Christmas
200?
FLAME 1-17 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOLS 1-17  (17-LP)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
200? UK
PAST PERFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL,VOLUME 2  (15-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Slow Down
2002 GER
STOMPIN' ST 317 V/A: STOMPIN' 17 - 22 CRAZED RHYTHM'N'BLUES POUNDERS!  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Slow Down
2002 UK
STILL SLCD 1162 V/A: SCREAMING BLACK  (CD)
Albert & Charles (feat. Gus Jenkins:pno): Weird
2003 HOL
MEMBRAN MUSIC LTD./DOCUMENTS 223007-321 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES - ORIGINAL MASTERS  (10-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Slow Down
2005 GER
ACE CDCHD 1037 V/A: CENTRAL ROCKS! THE CENTRAL AVENUE SCENE 1951-58, VOL.2  (CD)
Mamie Ree, Young Wolf & The Gus Jenkins Band: No Need Acting Like That / Mamie Ree, Young Wolf & The Gus Jenkins Band: Caught
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1099 V/A: COOL DADDY - THE CENTRAL AVENUE SCENE 1951-1957, VOLUME 3  (CD)
The Young Wolf: Worries And Troubles
2006 UK
STOMPIN' ST 331 V/A: STOMPIN' 31 - 23 MORE R'N'B BLASTERS  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
2006 UK
HARTE RECORDINGS HR 101 V/A: ROOTS OF HIP HOP  (2-LP/CD)
Mamie Ree & Young Wolf With The Gus Jenkins Band: Caught
2008 US
KENT DANCE CDKEND368 V/A: MOD JAZZ FOREVER  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Tricky Too
2012 UK
SHEIK LP-701 V/A: THE RHYTHM SHACK, VOL.1  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
2012 SPA
KOMET MUSIKBAR # V/A: THE COLE SLAW TAPE  (CS)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
2015 GER
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB034 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1960  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Tricky Too
2016 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB037 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1959  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Cutting Out / Spanky
2016 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB038 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1961  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Off The Road
2016 UK
HISTORY OF SOUL SOUL029 V/A: SOUL ON THE WEST COAST 2 - CALL ON ME  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Gonna Take Time
2016 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB044 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1962  (2-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Too Tough
2017 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB050 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1942-1963  (4-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Tricky
2018 UK
KOKO MOJO KM-CD 06 V/A: IT'S A MAN DOWN THERE (WAITING FOR BETTER TIMES)  (CD)
Gus Jenkins: Jealous Of You Baby
2018 GER
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB053 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1963-1964  (4-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Chittlins
2019 UK
RHYTHM & BLUES RANDB054 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1956-1957  (4-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Tricky
2019 UK
1960S R&B37 V/A: MIGHTY INSTRUMENTALS R&B-STYLE 1964  (LP)
Gus Jenkins: Chittlins
2019 UK
WIENERWORLD PRESENTATION WNRCD5106 V/A: DOWN HOME BLUES - CHICAGO, VOLUME 2 - SWEET HOME CHICAGO  (5-CD)
Gus Jenkins: Eight Ball
2019 EU


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | Whiskey, Women, And... #5 (1973; interview by J. Harmer & F. Scott) | Blues & Rhythm, The Gospel Truth #17 | Blues Unlimited #40 | Blues Unlimited #81 (1971; article by D. Stolper) | Blues Unlimited #105

Online sources: www.ebay.com | www.popsike.com | www.discogs.com/artist/1283348-Gus-Jenkins | rateyourmusic.com/artist/gus_jenkins | rcs-discography.com/rcs/csearch.php?type=artist&key=Jenkins,%20Gus | www.allmusic.com/artist/gus-jenkins-p178163/credits | www.45cat.com/artist/gus-jenkins | www.rocknroll-schallplatten-forum.de/topic.php?t=11388&sid=2da561b852cdf4e8af59746fe0065757

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