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#A)   Summary Discography
#B)   Full Discography
#C)   Singles (#42 - #44)
#D)   Articles/Reviews
#E)   Sources
#F)   Other Rory Block discographies - Marjorie Federici [Archive] - Andy Burnett's Music Database - Jane Keefer #1 / #2 - other links
#A)   Summary Discography (top/bottom of page)
    t = Complete list of track titles appears in the Full Discography
    p = Partial list appears, Rory Block tracks only
    i = incomplete track listing
  (r) = published reviews of this album are listed in section #E)
           * = listed in the Winter 1996-1997, Schwann "Spectrum", p.39
         p.# = Schwann listing page number

   Solo Albums

#01)  1965   How to Play the Blues Guitar                    Elektra      ?

#02)t 1975   Rory Block                                   RCA Victor   0733

#03)i 1976   Rory Block (I'm in Love)                     Blue Goose   2022

#04)t 1977   Intoxication, So Bitter Sweet (r)             Chrysalis   1157
#05)t 1979   You're the One                                Chrysalis   1233

#06)t 1978   How to Play the Blues Guitar               Kicking Mule    109

#07)t 1982 * High Heeled Blues (r)                           Rounder   3061
#08)t 1983 * Blue Horizon (r)                                Rounder   3073
#09)t 1983 * Rhinestone & Steel Strings (r)                  Rounder   3085
#10)t 1986 * I've Got a Rock in My Sock!                     Rounder   3097
#11)t 1987 * Best Blues and Originals (r)                    Rounder  11525
#12)t 1987 * House of Hearts                                 Rounder   3104
#13)t 1991 * Mama's Blues (r)                                Rounder   3117
#14)t 1992   Ain't I a Woman (r)                             Rounder   3120
#15)t 1994 * Angel of Mercy                                  Rounder   3126
#16)  1994   Women in (E)motion Festival         Tradition & Moderne    107
#17)t 1995   When a Woman Gets the Blues                     Rounder   3139
#18)t 1996 * Tornado                                         Rounder   3140
#19)t 1997   Gone Woman Blues: The Country Blues Collection  Rounder  11575
#20)t 1998   Confessions of a Blues Singer                   Rounder   3154
#21)t 2002   I'm Every Woman                                 Rounder   3174
#22)  2003   Last Fair Deal                                   Telarc  83593
#23)  2004   Sisters & Brothers                               Telarc  83588
                by Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria Muldaur
#24)  2005   From The Dust                                    Telarc  83614
#  )  2006   The Lady and Mr. Johnson                       Rykodisc  10872
#25)  2008   Blues Walkin' Like A Man:                   Stony Plain   1329
                A Tribute To Son House 

See Other Rory Block discographies for details about recent releases (my future discography plans).

#26)t 1989   Turning Point (r)                     Munich, and Topic      ?
#27)t 1989   Turning Point                        Aurora Productions      -

#28)t 1990 * Color Me Wild (r)                               Alcazar   1003
#29)t 1990 * The Early Tapes 1975/1976                       Alcazar    111

   Instructional

#30)t 1984   Classics of Country Blues Guitar               Homespun   cass
#31)  1990?  The Power of Delta Blues Guitar (r)            Homespun  video

   Other Video

#32)  1994   A Father and Two Sons            American Bible Society      ?

   Various Artists Collections

#33)p 1972 * Mud Acres                                       Rounder   3001
#34)p 1977 * Woodstock Mountains: More Music Among Friends   Rounder   3018
#35)p 1978   Pretty Lucky                                    Rounder   3025
#36)p 1981   Back to Mud Acres                               Rounder   3065
#37)t 1987   Woodstock Mountains                             Rounder  11520
#38)t 1989 * American Children (r)                           Alcazar   1002
#39)p 1994   Bring It On Home, Volume 1                  Sony/Legacy  52997
#  )  1996   A Celebration of Blues: Women in Blues
#40)t 1998   Big Blues Extravaganza!: Best Of Austin City Limits   ?      ?

Allan Block - "Wis."

#41)  1971   Allan Block and Ralph Lee Smith             Meadowlands      1

   Singles

#42 - #44
  
#B) Full Discography (top/bottom of page) [number] = Actual albums I have seen "Owners" = Who owns, or owned, the album I saw (see the complete code list in library) I = solo fingerstyle guitar instrumental . = vocal and guitar p = vocal and piano a = a cappella b = with backup musicians i = instrumental with backup musicians all other tracks unknown or not documented yet Sonet = Sonet Productions, Ltd. (U.K. release) SD/Topic = Special Delivery / Topic Records (U.K.) Munich = Munich Records BV (Holland) SD/Topic & Munich details are from #79, p. 8) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) Owners ----------Elektra ------ #01) 1965 How to Play the Blues Guitar (?) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------RCA Victor Records #02) 1975 Rory Block [LP: APL1-0733] {.A} #02 (LP: 10733) #02 [8T: APS1-0733] {A} --- (? One source, #ar, lists the album title as "Aurora Block". --- If it exists, I have not seen it.) --- 8 track sequence (see below) #02. A1 3:48 Lovin' of Your Life 11 #02. A2 4:47 Let Bygones Be Bygones 31 #02. A3 4:41 What Do You Do With a Memory 32, 41 #02. A4 2:37 Spiritual 22 #02. B1 2:47 I Love My Car 42 #02. B2 2:32 Nimble Fingers 23 #02. B3 2:43 Million Broken Hearts, A 21 #02. B4 3:27 Thank the Lord I'm Alive 43 #02. B5 3:50 I Made it All By Myself 12 --- (all songs written by Rory Block, Range Buster Songs, Inc. ASCAP) --- The 8-track sequence: --- (track times are not listed on the 8 track tape) --- ("11" = track 1, song 1, etc.) #02 11 : Lovin' of Your Life #02 12 : I Made it All By Myself #02 21 : Million Broken Hearts, A #02 22 : Spiritual #02 23 : Nimble Fingers #02 31 : Let Bygones Be Bygones #02 32 : What Do You Do With a Memory (Part 1) #02 41 : What Do You Do With a Memory (Conc.) #02 42 : I Love My Car #02 43 : Thank the Lord I'm Alive Rory Block: vocals (all), guitar (B3, ?), keyboards (B5) Al Briscoe: peddle steel guitar Michael Fonfara: keyboards (B5) Penti Glan: drums Ian Guenther: fiddle John Prakash: bass Brian Leonard: percussion Fred Lipsius: keyboards (B5), alto sax (A3) Brian Russell: guitar (B2) Dick Smith: percussion Danny Weis: guitar Laurie Hood, Wayne St. John, Rhonda Silver, Shawn Jackson (A3), Stephanie Taylor (A3), Eric Valdina (B3) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Blue Goose #03) 1976 Rory Block (I'm in Love) (LP: BG-2022) #03 1979 I'm in Love U.K. (LP: 2022) --- (track info from the liner notes of #29: track order --- unknown; all except the first two tracks were --- re-issued on #29) --- Author: #03. ? : I'm in Love ? #03. ? : You're Everything ? #03. ? b 2:42 Canned Heat Tommy Johnson #03. ? b 3:20 Nobody Knows You When You're Jimmy Cox --- Down and Out #03. ? b 4:25 Three Is a Crowd Rory Block #03. ? b 4:03 Why Should I Be Lonely Jimmy Rodgers #03. ? b 3:33 Mississippi Blues Willie Brown #03. ? p 3:03 Lonesome Gal Rory Block #03. ? p 3:03 Strong and Lasting Kind Rory Block #03. ? I 2:49 Powder Rag Charles L. Johnson #03. ? b 4:00 Lovin' Good Dream Rory Block #03. ? b 3:20 You Broke My Heart Rory Block Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Chrysalis #04) 1977 Intoxication, So Bitter Sweet [LP: CHR-1157] {A} --- all songs by Rory Block --- #04. A1 3:40 Help Me Baby #04. A2 3:34 Intoxication #04. A3 2:46 Sellout #04. A4 3:12 I Got a Man #04. A5 3:38 Don't Walk Out #04. B1 3:54 You Can Lie With a Straight Face #04. B2 3:02 Feelings Cannot Lie #04. B3 3:34 Boredom Is Sadness #04. B4 2:59 Thank You Anyway #04. B5 3:52 Hard Workin' Woman with Jack Ashford, Cindy Bullens, Sam Clayton, William (Buddy) Collette, Ritchie Hayward, Roland John Hines, Jim Horn, Bill Payne, Joe Porcaro, Rich Schlosser, William Smith, Paul Stallworth, Fred Tackett, and the Rev. James Cleveland Choir Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #05) 1979 You're the One [LP: CHR-1233] {A} --- Author: #05. A1 5:31 You're the One Len Boone #05. A2 3:19 Askin' for More Bobby Eli, J. Prusan #05. A3 3:51 Someone Like You Rory Block #05. A4 2:56 I Can't Believe in You No More Rory Block #05. B1 5:20 Please Put Out the Fire Bobby Eli, J.Prusan,B.Gray #05. B2 5:22 Love at First Sight Bobby Eli, J.Prusan,B.Gray #05. B3 3:40 If I Can't Have Good Love Rory Block #05. B4 4:39 Movin' Up, Movin' Out Rory Block (This LP was listed under "Disco music" in the old Telnet on-line Cleveland Public Library in 1993, before they deleted 7 of her LPs from their catalog, none of which have been replaced by CDs. When they deleted #04 and #05, they did a disservice to the local Cleveland patrons. These albums were never released in any other format. Patrons permanently lost access to this music.) with Carla Benson, Keith Benson, Evette Benton, Bobby Eli, Vince Fay, Bruce Gray, Dennis Harris, Barbara Ingram, Ronnie James, Cotten Kent, Grant Macavoy, Jimmy Maelen, Lenny Parkula, Don Renaldo, T.J. Tindall, Gordon Titcomb, Dexter Wansel, Vince Warsavage, Larry Washington, James Williams Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Kicking Mule Records #06) 1978 How to Play the Blues Guitar [LP: KM-109] {A} #06 (LP: SNKF-150) U.K. Sonet #06 34 p. (TB: KM-109) #06 1971 (LP: TRA-223) U.K. Transatlantic --- All arrangements by Stefan Grossman --- (from p. 186 of #bi, "by Stefan Grossman and Aurora Block, --- accompanying booklet contains instructions and tablature") --- (Note: actually, the booklet did not accompany the LP. It had --- to be ordered separately for $1.00 from Kicking Mule.) --- I = all solo or duet fingerstyle guitar instrumentals --- #06. A1 I 1:25 Old Country Rock Stefan Grossman, Aurora Block #06. A2 I 1:35 Future Blues Aurora Block #06. A3 I 1:10 Turn Your Money Green Aurora Block #06 A4 I 1:00 God Moves on the Water Stefan Grossman #06 A5 I 1:10 Monday Morning Blues Stefan Grossman #06. A6 I 1:50 M&O Blues Stefan Grossman, Aurora Block #06 A7 I 1:45 Whistlin' Blues Stefan Grossman #06. A8 I 1:25 Candyman Stefan Grossman, Aurora Block #06 B1 I 1:30 Banty Rooster Stefan Grossman #06 B2 I 1:00 Save Up Your Money Stefan Grossman #06. B3 I 1:30 Canned Heat Stefan Grossman, Aurora Block #06 B4 I 1:50 Vestapol Stefan Grossman #06 B5 I 1:50 Brownsville Blues Stefan Grossman #06 B6 I 1:40 Police Dog Blues Stefan Grossman #06 B7 I 1:15 You Got the Pocket Book, I Got Stefan Grossman --- the Key #06. B8 I 2:45 Mississippi Blues Stefan Grossman, Aurora Block Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Rounder Records Corp. #07) 1982 High Heeled Blues [LP: 3061] {G} #07 [CS: C-3061] * {A} #07 1989 (CD: CD-3061) * --- --- Author: #07. A1 b 2:20 Walkin' Blues Robert Johnson #07. A2 . 2:43 Travelin' Blues Tommy Johnson, M. Delaney #07. A3 . 2:15 Got to Have You Be My Man Rory Block #07. A4 b 2:20 Devil Got My Man Skip James #07. A5 b 2:58 Down in the Dumps S. Wilson #07. A6 b 3:29 Water Is Wide, The trad. #07. B1 . 2:13 Since You Been Gone Rory Block #07. B2 . 2:26 Crossroad Blues Robert Johnson #07. B3 . 2:16 Achin' Heart Rory Block #07. B4 I 2:01 Hilarity Rag ? #07. B5 . 3:12 Kind-Hearted Man Robert Johnson #07. B6 . 2:33 Uncloudy Day J.K. Alwood Rory Block: acoustic guitars (all), harmonium (A3) Warren Bernhardt: piano, harmonium - "Wis." Robb Goldstein: hammered dulcimer John Sebastian: harmonica, baritone electric guitar Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #08) 1983 Blue Horizon (LP: 3073) * #08 (CS: C-3073) * #08 1989 AAD [CD: CD-3073] * {A} --- --- Author: #08. 1 b 2:50 Love My Blues Away Rory Block #08. 2 b 2:36 Elder Green Is Gone trad. #08. 3 . 3:28 Just Like a Man Rory Block #08. 4 p 2:55 Swing Low trad. #08. 5 b 4:44 Ectasy Rory Block #08. 6 . 2:06 Feel Just Like Goin' On Rev. Gary Davis #08. 7 b 3:46 Ain't No Way to Do Rory Block #08. 8 . 2:25 Frankie and Albert trad. #08. 9 b 5:35 No Place Like Home Rory Block #08. 10 I 2:27 Catastrophe Rag Rory Block #08. 11 i 3:17 Midnight Light Rory Block Rory Block: piano and background vocals (5,11), synthesizer (9) guitar and vocal (all others except 10) Brian Alsop: bass (5,11) Brian Blake: drums (5,11) Larry Campbell: pedal steel (5,11) Larry Hoppen: piano (7) John Kirk: fiddle (2) Edgar Raspovic: electric guitar (5,11) John Sebastian: harmonica (1) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #09) 1983 Rhinestone & Steel Strings (LP: 3085) * #09 [CS: C-3085] * {A} #09 1990 (CD: CD-3085) * --- --- Author: #09. A1 3:05 Future Blues Willie Brown #09. A2 2:55 I Might Find a Way Rory Block #09. A3 3:25 El Vuelo del Alma Rory Block #09. A4 3:27 Lovin' Fool Rory Block #09. A5 4:42 Golden Vanity, The trad. #09. B1 3:01 Dr. Make it Right Rory Block #09. B2 3:21 No Way for Me to Get Along Robert Wilkins #09. B3 2:15 Back to the Woods Charlie Spands #09. B4 2:35 God's Gift to Women Rory Block #09. B5 3:20 Sit Down on the Banks Rev. Gary Davis Rory Block: vocals (all), guitars, low synthesizer (A3), synthesizer (A4) Warren Bernhardt: piano (B1,5) Stephen Foote: lead synthesizer (A3) Robb Goldstein: hammered dulcimer (A5) Gordon Titcomb: pedal Steel (A4) Rob Wasserman: acoustic bass (A4,B1) The Persuasions: harmonies (B4) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #10) 1986 I've Got a Rock in My Sock! (LP: 3097) * 10-86 #10 (CS: C-3097) * #10 1989 AAD [CD: CD-3097] * {A} --- --- Author: #10. 1 b 3:31 Send the Man Back Home Rory Block #10. 2 b 3:22 Moon's Goin' Down Charlie Patton #10. 3 b 5:16 Gypsie Boy Rory Block #10. 4 b 2:57 I've Got a Rock in My Sock Rory Block #10. 5 a :43 Foreign Lander trad. #10. 6 b 4:25 Goin' Back to the Country Rory Block #10. 7 b 3:22 M & O Blues Willie Brown #10. 8 b 4:04 Lovin' Whiskey Rory Block #10. 9 i 4:25 Highland Overture Rory Block Rory Block: synthesized bass, drum programming (1,8) acoustic guitar (2,3,6,8,9), background vocals Warren Bernhardt: piano (4,6,8), synthesizer (8) David Bromberg: fiddle (4), electric guitar (6) Gary Burke: drums and percussion (6) Stephen Foote: synthesizer (9) Howard Johnson: tuba (4) Taj Mahal: harmonica (2,7) Vinnie Martucci: synthesizer (3) Melody McCully: background vocals (1) Huey McDonald: bass (4,8) Scott Petito: bass (3) Bud Rizzo: electric guitar (1,6,8) Donnell Spencer: drums (3,4) Arthur Stead: synthesizer (6) Pamela Vincent: background vocals (1) Joyce Wislon: background vocals (1) Stevie Wonder: harmonica (3) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #11) 1987 Best Blues and Originals (LP: 11525) #11 (CD: CD-11525) * 6-88 #11 1988 Munich (Holland) (LP: ?) #11 " " (CD: MRCD-137) --- (track titles from sales brochure, see #98) --- (includes selections from her first four Rounder albums) --- (guest appearances by: --- Stevie Wonder, --- Taj Mahal, --- The Persuasions, --- John Sebastian, --- David Bromberg) --- --- (earned a GOLD record in Holland in 1989) --- #11. 1 2:22 Walkin' Blues #11. 2 2:47 Travelin' Blues #11. 3 2:21 Got to Have You Be My Man #11. 4 3:37 Water Is Wide, The #11. 5 2:31 Crossroad Blues #11. 6 3:51 Ain't No Way to Do #11. 7 2:30 Catastrophe Rag #11. 8 3:28 Lovin' Fool #11. 9 3:23 Sit Down on the Banks #11. 10 2:34 God's Gift to Women #11. 11 4:44 Golden Vanity, The #11. 12 3:24 El Vuelo del Alma (for Edgar) #11. 13 3:05 Future Blues #11. 14 3:21 M & O Blues #11. 15 :43 Foreign Lander #11. 16 3:23 Moon's Goin' Down #11. 17 3:34 Send the Man Back Home #11. 18 4:05 Lovin' Whiskey #11. 19 5:18 Gypsie Boy #11. 20 4:26 Goin' Back to the Country Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #12) 1987 House of Hearts [LP: 3104] * 2-88 {A} #12 (CS: C-3104) * #12 AAD [CD: CD-3104] * {B} #12 1989 (LP: MR-139) Munich (Holland) #12 (CD: MRCD-139) " " --- "Dedicated to my dear son, Thiele Davin Biehusen, 1966-1986, --- a brilliant guitar player, a shining star, a loving man, --- a gentle soul." --- Author: #12. 1 b 4:03 Farewell Young Man Rory Block #12. 2 b 4:48 Heavenly Bird Rory Block #12. 3 b 4:05 Do You Love Me Rory Block #12. 4 b 3:45 Morning Bells Rory Block #12. 5 a 1:25 Gentle Kindness Rory Block #12. 6 b 3:25 Misty Glen Rory Block #12. 7 . 2:33 On the Water Rory Block #12. 8 b 4:02 Bonnie Boy Rory Block #12. 9 i 1:15 Kyre Jordan Block Valdina #12. 10 b 8:59 House of Hearts (for Thiele) Rory Block Livingston Taylor: vocal (3) Jordan Block Valdina: piano, synthesizer (9) (solo instrumental) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #13) 1991 Mama's Blues (LP: 3117) #13 [CS: C-3117] * {A} #13 (CD: CD-3117) * #13 (CD: CD-NET-22) Munich/Network (Holland) #13 (LP: ZS-113) Zensor/Network (Holland) --- The track numbers (A1-B5) are what is actually on the --- tape. The second column of numbers (A1-B6) is printed on --- the tape and the inserts. --- [recorded live at the Payne AME (African Methodist --- Episcopal) Church, Chatham, NY] --- --- Author: #13. A1 . 3:23 Terraplane Blues Robert Johnson A1 #13. A2 b 2:35 Bye Bye Blues Tommy Johnson A2 #13. A3 b 3:06 Big Road Blues Tommy Johnson A3 #13. A4 b 2:58 Do Your Duty Bessie Smith A4 #13. A5 b 3:18 Spirit Returns, The Rory Block A5 #13. A6 b 4:35 Got to Shine Rory Block B1 #13. B1 b 4:27 Mama's Blues Rory Block B2 #13. B2 b 4:29 Ain't No Shame Rory Block B3 #13. B3 . 2:55 Hawkins Blues Buddy Boy Hawkins B4 #13. B4 b 2:24 Weepin' Willow Blues Bessie Smith B5 #13. B5 b 4:12 Sing Good News Rory Block B6 ?: mandolin (A2) Richard Bell: electric piano (A6), piano and synthesizer (B2) Warren Bernhardt: piano (A4,B4,B5) Sarah Brooks: lead harmonies (B5) Paul Gabriel: slide guitar (A6) Vince Martucci: electric piano (A6) Jorma Kaukonen: electric guitar (B1) Rob Leon: bass (A6,B1) Jerry Marotta: drums (B1,B2) Michael Mugrage: rhythm guitar and solo (A6) Scott Petito: bass (B2,B4) Peter Madcat Ruth: harmonica (A3,A5) Payne AME Choir: background vocals (B5) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #14) 1992 Ain't I a Woman [CS: C-3120] {A} #14 (CD: CD-3120) --- Author: #14. A1 b 4:54 Silver Wings Rory Block #14. A2 b 6:00 Faithless World Rory Block #14. A3 b 3:24 Sisters Rory Block #14. A4 b 2:56 Ain't I a Woman Rory Block,Vinnie Martucci #14. A5 . 3:14 Come on in My Kitchen Robert Johnson #14. A6 b 2:52 Rolling Log Lottie (Kimbrough) Beaman #14. B1 . 3:08 Maggie Campbell Tommy Johnson #14. B2 b 3:08 Never Called Your Name Rory Block #14. B3 b 4:16 Road to Mexico Rory Block #14. B4 . 2:39 Cool Drink of Water Tommy Johnson #14. B5 b 6:56 Walk in Jerusalem trad. Rory Block: Acoustic guitar (A1,A2,A3,B1,B2,B3,B4) National steel guitar (A5) harmonies (A1,A2,B3) high guitar part (A6) Brendan Croker: lower guitar part (A6) Jordan Block Valdina: male vocal (B5) Vinnie Martucci: synthesizer (A1,A3), piano (A4) Scott Petito: bass (A1,A2) Neil Wilkinson: drums (A1,A2,B5) Brian Keane: nylon string guitar solo (A1) Mark Knopfler: electric guitar (A2) Alan Clark: organ (A2,B5) Warren Bernhardt: piano (A2,B5) John Sebastian: harmonica (B2) Shari Kane: slide guitar (B2) Rob Leon: bass (B2,B3) Jerry Marotta: drums (B2) John Hall: electric guitar (B3) Anthony Jackson: bass (B5) The Payne AME Choir: (B5) Corinne Summers Linda Van Alstyne Naomi Summers Yvonne Johnson Jeanette Johnson William & Selma Van Ness Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #15) 1994 Angel of Mercy [CS: C-3126] * 2-94 {A} #15 p.29 (CD: CD-3126) * --- #15. A1. 4:37 Angel Of Mercy #15. A2. 3:30 It Ain't Right #15. A3. 4:26 I'll Be Gone #15. A4. 4:12 Who Was Calling #15. A5. 4:25 Somebody's Baby #15. B1. 3:17 Big Bad Agent Man #15. B2. 3:35 You Deserve The Best #15. B3. 5:18 Love Without The Heart #15. B4. 9:13 Father And Two Sons, A Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #16) 1994 Women in (E)motion Festival [CD: T&M-107] {A} --- Tradition & Moderne Records All known albums in this series: T&M-101 1993 Women in (E)motion: Odetta T&M-102 1993 Women in (E)motion: Amina Claudine Myers T&M-103 1993 Women in (E)motion: Black Voices T&M-104 1993 Women in (E)motion: Mint Juleps T&M-105 1994 Women in (E)motion: Ani DiFranco T&M-106 1994 Women in (E)motion: Jayne Cortez & The Firespitters T&M-107 1994 Women in (E)motion: Rory Block T&M-108 1995 Women in (E)motion: Carol Fran featuring Clarence Hollimon T&M-109 1995 Women in (E)motion Sampler T&M-110 1995 Women in (E)motion: Jo Ann Kelly T&M-111 1996 Women in (E)motion: Veda Hille T&M-112 1998 Women in (E)motion: Ellen McIlwaine Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #17) 1995 When a Woman Gets the Blues (CD: 3139) --- #17. 1. 2:19 Preaching Blues #17. 2. 3:31 Peavine Blues #17. 3. 3:12 Joliet Bound #17. 4. 2:37 Tallahatchie Blues #17. 5. 2:14 I Let My Daddy Do That #17. 6. 2:29 Be Ready When He Comes #17. 7. 2:37 Hellhound On My Trail #17. 8. 1:58 Sweet Sunny South #17. 9. 3:17 Rowdy Blues #17. 10. 1:51 Tain't Long for Day #17. 11. 2:31 On The Wall #17. 12. 3:26 Cypress Grove #17. 13. 2:53 Take My Heart Again #17. 14. 3:19 Railroadin' Some Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #18) 1996 Tornado [CD: CD-3140] {A} --- #18. 1. 3:22 Mississippi Bottom Blues #18. 2. 3:47 Pictures of You #18. 3. 3:35 That's All Right #18. 4. 4:14 Like a Shotgun #18. 5. 4:14 You Didn't Mind #18. 6. 4:49 Tornado #18. 7. 3:43 Gone Woman Blues #18. 8. 4:50 The Last Leviathan #18. 9. 6:14 Indian Ernie #18. 10. 3:16 Rosaline #18. 11. 3:33 Bright Spirit Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #19) 1997 Gone Woman Blues: The Country Blues Collection [CD-11575] {A} --- #19. 1. 3:10 Big Road Blues #19. 2. 2:20 Preaching Blues #19. 3. 3:11 Joliet Bound #19. 4. 3:06 Maggie Campbell #19. 5. 2:34 Hellhound On My Trail #19. 6. 2:35 Bye Bye Blues #19. 7. 3:43 Gone Woman Blues #19. 8. 3:33 Peavine Blues #19. 9. 2:41 Rolling Log #19. 10. 2:13 I Let My Daddy Do That #19. 11. 2:35 Tallahatchie Blues #19. 12. 1:49 Tain't Long Fo Day #19. 13. 3:20 Terraplane Blues #19. 14. 3:12 Come On In My Kitchen #19. 15. 2:29 Be Ready When He Comes #19. 16. 3:25 Cypress Grove #19. 17. 3:19 Railroadin' Some #19. 18. 2:55 Hawkins Blues #19. 19. 2:38 Cool Drink Of Water #19. 20. 2:57 Do Your Duty #19. 21. 3:05 Rowdy Blues #19. 22. 2:32 On The Wall #19. 23. 2:21 Devil Got My Man #19. 24. 2:55 Take My Heart Again Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #20) 1998 Confessions of a Blues Singer --- #20. 1. 3:06 If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day #20. 2. 3:22 Ramblin' on My Mind #20. 3. 4:21 Kassie Jones #20. 4. 3:11 I Am in the Heavenly Way #20. 5. 2:43 Statesboro Blues #20. 6. 3:19 Long Way from Home #20. 7. 3:45 Bo Weavil Blues #20. 8. 3:00 I'll Go with Him #20. 9. 2:15 Titanic (When the Great Ship Went Down) #20. 10. 0:39 Silver Slide Moan #20. 11. 8:56 Mother Marian #20. 12. 9:11 Life Song Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #21) 2002 I'm Every Woman (CD: 3174) --- #21. 1. 1:14 Guitar Ditty #21. 2. 3:43 I'm Every Woman #21. 3. 3:05 Fool for You #21. 4. 1:26 Sea Lion Woman #21. 5. 3:57 Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down #21. 6. 3:39 Tired of Being Alone #21. 7. 4:26 Love TKO #21. 8. 2:22 Rock Island Line #21. 9. 5:45 Talkin' 'bout My Man #21. 10. 3:27 Ain't Nothin' Like the Real Thing #21. 11. 5:14 Pretty Polly #21. 12. 5:06 Hold On / Change Is Coming #21. 13. 5:34 I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home #21. 14. 0:37 Guitar Ditty Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Munich Records (Holland) (see also #11, #12, #13, #29) #26) 1989 Turning Point (LP: ?) Munich (Holland) #26 (CS: ?) " " #26 (CD: MRCD-145)" " #26 1990 (LP: SPD-1038) SD/Topic (U.K.) #26 (CS: SPDC-1038) " " #26 (CD: SPDC-1038) " " --- (guest appearances by: --- Steve Gadd, --- Mark Egan, --- Steve Kahn, --- Warren Bernhardt) --- (track titles from #27) --- #26. ? : Turning Point #26. ? : Holdin' On #26. ? : Far Away #26. ? : All of My Life #26. ? : Spiderboy #26. ? : Train of Thought (Gedachtentrein) #26. ? : All As One #26. ? : Heather's Song #26. ? : Old Times Are Gone #26. ? : Leavin' Here #26. ? : Down the Hiway #26. ? : Tomorrow Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Aurora Productions (private re-issue of #26) #27) 1989 Turning Point [CS: no catalog #] {A} #27 (CD: ?) --- (track times are not listed on the cassette) --- (track times are from the CD) - Cassette J-Card side 1 / side 2 -- #27. A1 b 5:09 Turning Point #27. A2 b 3:41 Holdin' On #27. A3 b 2:58 Far Away #27. A4 b 4:02 All of My Life #27. A5 b 3:49 Spiderboy #27. A6 I 2:37 Train of Thought (Gedachtentrein) #27. B1 b 6:12 All As One #27. B2 a 2:18 Heather's Song #27. B3 . 1:32 Old Times Are Gone #27. B4 b 2:10 Leavin' Here #27. B5 i 1:59 Down the Hiway #27. B6 b 4:44 Tomorrow Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Alcazar Productions, Inc. #28) 1990 Color Me Wild (LP: ALA-1003-L) * 3-90 #28 p.504 (CS: ALA-1003-C) * #28 [CD: ALA-1003] {A} --- (no times are listed on the CD) --- (times are those shown on my CD player) --- #28. 1 b 1:29 Papaya People, The #28. 2 . 2:33 Dressed Up #28. 3 . 1:58 Monkey and the Horse, The #28. 4 . 2:26 Bear With No Hair, The #28. 5 b 2:47 Invisible Child, The #28. 6 . 3:18 In the Wild Landscapes #28. 7 . 3:29 Your Children & Mine #28. 8 . 1:53 Football Toad #28. 9 . 2:21 Bring Me a Surprise #28. 10 b 3:10 Billy the Bad #28. 11 2:30 Let's Be Silly #28. 12 0:59 Opera Break #28. 13 b 2:52 Magic Pond, The #28. 14 2:24 Doctor's Call, The #28. 15 b 1:36 ? Jessie, Let Me Wipe Your Feet ? @ Rory Block: guitar and vocal (all) harmony vocals (6) children: backup vocals (1,3,4,5,8,10,13,14) Ron Bach: bells (5) marimba (10) tinkerbells (13) @ with tuba solo by Jordan Block Valdina, this track is not listed on the CD, covers or booklet. Liner notes: "The album is dedicated to Jessie." Track 15 was not listed due to a mistake by the record company. (info from Jordan 6-09-93) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #29) 1990 The Early Tapes 1975/1976 (CS: ALC-111-4) * 8-90 #29 [CD: ALC-111-2] * {A} #29 1977 Munich (Holland) (CD: MRMCD-1) --- (all except #9, "Blues Again", originally appeared on #03) --- --- Author: #29. 1 b 2:42 Canned Heat Tommy Johnson #29. 2 b 3:20 Nobody Knows You When You're Jimmy Cox --- Down and Out #29. 3 b 4:25 Three Is a Crowd Rory Block #29. 4 b 4:03 Why Should I Be Lonely Jimmy Rodgers #29. 5 b 3:33 Mississippi Blues Willie Brown #29. 6 p 3:03 Lonesome Gal Rory Block #29. 7 p 3:03 Strong and Lasting Kind Rory Block #29. 8 I 2:49 Powder Rag Charles L. Johnson #29. 9 . 1:47 Blues Again "copyright control" #29. 10 b 4:00 Lovin' Good Dream Rory Block #29. 11 b 3:20 You Broke My Heart Rory Block Rory Block: vocals (all except #8) piano (6,7,10,11) all backup vocals and harmonies Artie Traum: electric guitar Roley Salley: bass Pat Murray: congas Eric Valdina: drums Alan Seidler: piano (2,4) Ken Kosek: fiddle (3) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Homespun Videos and Tapes #30) 1984 Classics of Country Blues Guitar [6CS] {J} --- Taught by Rory Block, Homespun Tapes, Ltd., Box 694, --- Woodstock, NY 12498. Music copied and transcribed by --- Peter Pickow. --- Set of 6 instructional tapes, a 26 page booklet with music --- and tablature, and a plastic case for both. There is no --- catalog number anywhere on the package. Tab is included --- in the booklet for the following: --- #30. 1 TAB Old Country Rock #30. 2 TAB Statesboro Blues #30. 3 TAB Big Road Blues #30. 4 TAB Canned Heat #30. 5 TAB Walkin' Blues #30. 6 TAB Crossroad Blues #30. 7 TAB Frankie and Albert #30. 8 TAB Future Blues #30. 9 TAB M & O Blues #30. 10 TAB Police Dog Blues #30. 11 TAB Devil Got My Man #30. 12 TAB Mississippi Blues #30. 13 TAB That's No Way for Me to Get Along Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #31) 1990? The Power of Delta Blues Guitar (2VHS: ?) Two 60-min video instructional tapes, 12 songs. Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------American Bible Society #32) 1994 A Father and Two Sons (VHS: #?) --- a video translation of Luke 15:11-32 --- 1 videocassette (10 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. --- + 1 discussion guide (24 p.) --- This adaptation of the parable "The Prodigal Son" is set --- on a contemporary horse ranch, presented in black and --- white images, and accompanied with a blues vocal track --- performed by Rory Block. --- All information courtesy the Cleveland Public Library. --- The sound track also appears on #15. Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Rounder Records Corp. - collections (For completeness' sake, all tracks from #33, #34, #35 and #36 are included as re-issued on #37. Rory Block tracks are only on #34 and #35. I don't know if she appears on other tracks on these albums, or whether or not she appears on the other two albums. All info for these 5 albums are from the detailed #37 CD liner notes by Happy Traum.) #33) 1972 Mud Acres (LP: 3001) * --- (subtitle: "Music Among Friends") --- p.233 --- (#37 tracks: 1,6) --- Author: #33 ? i 2:03 Mud Acres #33 ? 3:24 Darlin' Corey Is Gone trad. Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #34) 1977 Woodstock Mountains: More Music Among Friends --- p.233 (LP: 3018) * --- (CS: C-3018) * --- (#37 tracks: 3,5,7,8,10,11,15,17,20,22) --- Author: #34 ? 3:17 Bluegrass Boy John Herald #34 ? 1:05 My Love Is But a Lassie Yet trad. #34. ? 3:05 Barbed Wire Artie Traum #34 ? 3:47 Killing the Blues Roly Salley #34 ? 3:09 Cold Front Artie Traum #34 ? 2:23 Mason Dixon's on the Line Pat Alger #34. ? 2:47 Long Journey R. Watson #34 ? 3:10 Sleep With One Eye Open Lester Flatt #34 ? 2:53 Sally Ann trad. #34 ? 2:36 Amazing Grace trad. Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #35) 1978 Pretty Lucky (LP: 3025) --- (#37 tracks: 2,9,16,19,21) --- Author: #35 ? 3:13 Pretty Boy Floyd Woody Guthrie #35. ? 3:34 Gone Girl Jack Clements #35 ? 3:49 Ocracoke Time Bill Dale, Pat Alger #35 ? 2:48 Pretty Lucky Roly Salley #35 ? 2:52 Starry Eyed Songs John Herald Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #36) 1981 Back to Mud Acres (LP: 3065) --- (CS: C-3065) --- (#37 tracks: 4,12,13,14,18) --- Author: #36 ? 2:16 Old Time Music Pat Alger, Peter Kaminsky #36 ? 3:18 Carolina on My Mind James Taylor #36 ? 2:17 First Waltz, The Roly Salley #36 ? i 3:40 Panhandle Rag Leon McAuliffe #36 ? 4:06 Warm Rain John Herald Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #37) 1987 Woodstock Mountains [CD: CD-11520] AAD {A} --- (subtitle: Music from Mud Acres) --- "The Best Of The Classic "Mud Acres" Recordings": --- (from #33: tracks: 1,6) --- (from #34: tracks: 3,5,7,8,10,11,15,17,20,22) --- (from #35: tracks: 2,9,16,19,21) --- (from #36: tracks: 4,12,13,14,18) --- Author: #37 1 i 2:03 Mud Acres #37 2 3:13 Pretty Boy Floyd Woody Guthrie #37 3 3:17 Bluegrass Boy John Herald #37 4 2:16 Old Time Music Pat Alger, Peter Kaminsky #37 5 1:05 My Love Is But a Lassie Yet trad. #37 6 3:24 Darlin' Corey Is Gone trad. #37. 7 3:05 Barbed Wire Artie Traum #37 8 3:47 Killing the Blues Roly Salley #37. 9 3:34 Gone Girl Jack Clements #37 10 3:09 Cold Front Artie Traum #37 11 2:23 Mason Dixon's on the Line Pat Alger #37 12 3:18 Carolina on My Mind James Taylor #37 13 2:17 First Waltz, The Roly Salley #37 14 i 3:40 Panhandle Rag Leon McAuliffe #37. 15 2:47 Long Journey R. Watson #37 16 3:49 Ocracoke Time Bill Dale, Pat Alger #37 17 3:10 Sleep With One Eye Open Lester Flatt #37 18 4:06 Warm Rain John Herald #37 19 2:48 Pretty Lucky Roly Salley #37 20 2:53 Sally Ann trad. #37 21 2:52 Starry Eyed Songs John Herald #37 22 2:36 Amazing Grace trad. Pat Alger: electric guitar (2,19), vocals (4,9,17) guitar (7,11,16), lead guitar (8,10,14,18) lead vocal (11,16), rhythm guitar (14) Eric Anderson: steel drum guitar (11), vocals (19) Lee Berg; vocals (7-9,15) Rory Block: vocals (7,9,15), guitar (15) Paul Butterfield: harmonica (22) Larry Campbell: mandolin (4,12) pedal steel (12-14,18) Cyndi Cashdollar: dobro (13,18), harmony vocals (18) Caroline Dutton: fiddle (2,4,12-14), vocals (9) Patti Elam: vocals (21) John Herald: guitar (3,18), lead vocal (3,18,21) vocals (16) George James: vocals (17) Eric Kaz: harp (6) Bill Keith: banjo (1,2,4-6,9,12,14,16,17,20,21) Bernie Leadon: high string guitar (19) Maria Muldaur: harmony vocals (6) Larry Parker: violin (17,20) Andy Robinson: vocals (3,9,19), harmony vocals (12) Jim Rooney: guitar (5,6,8-10,16,17,19,20) lead vocal (6,9,17), vocals (16) Arlen Roth: lead guitar (19) Roly Salley: bass (2-4,7,9,12-14,16-21) vocals (2,11,13,16), guitar (8,10,13) lead vocal (8,10,19) John Sebastian: harmony vocal (3), vocals (9) bass (11), harmonica (21,22) Joe Shick: vocals (17) Norman Smart: drums (2,16,19), vocals (9) Ron Sutton: dobro (20) Gordon Titcomb: pedal steel (2,16,19) mandolin (3,16,21) Artie Traum: banjo (1), guitar (4,7,21) bass (6,8,10), lead vocal (7) electric guitar (9,16), vocals (9,17) lead guitar (11,17,20) Happy Traum: guitar (2,9,12), lead vocal (2,12,20) melodica (3,11,21), banjo (4,8,10,20) Murray Weinstock: piano (9,16,19) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Alcazar Productions, Inc. - collections #38) 1989 American Children (LP: ALA-1002-L) #38 [CS: ALA-1002-C] {C} --- (Rory Block, Dave Van Ronk, Richie Havens, Fred Koller, --- Happy Traum, Maria Muldaur, Taj Mahal, Peter Schiekele, --- Rick Danko) --- #38 A1 : American Children Richie Havens, ? #38. A2 : Papaya People, The Rory Block #38 A3 : Proud to Be a Moose Dave Van Ronk #38 A4 : Jambonee ? #38 A5 : Daydream Maria Muldaur #38 A6 : Tyrannosaurus Rex ? #38 B1 : Deva Devalita ? #38 B2 : Blue Tail Fly ? #38 B3 : Lucky Ol' King ? #38 B4 : Relax ? #38 B5 : I'll Be Your Baby Tonight ? #38 B6 : Kumbaya (medley) ? #38 B6 : American Children (reprise) ? Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Legacy Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #39) 1994 Bring It on Home Vol. 1 [CS: JT-52997] {A} #39 (CD: JK-52997-2) --- (all 14 tracks are listed on the Folk Music Collections page.) --- #39. B4 2:36 Lord, I Feel Just Like Going On Rory Block #39. B5 2:48 My Train Is Waiting Rory Block Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #40) 1998 Big Blues Extravaganza!: Best Of Austin City Limits {B} --- #40 1 4:37 Travellin' South Albert Collins #40 2 3:46 Rock Me Baby Lightnin' Hopkins #40 3 3:00 Love Struck Baby Stevie Ray Vaughan #40 4 4:13 Six Strings Down Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-A-Whirl Band #40 5 3:33 I've Never Found A Man Miss Lavelle White #40 6 3:29 Tell Everybody I Know Keb' Mo' #40 7 4:18 Born In Louisiana Gatemouth Brown #40 8 4:34 Since I Fell For You Dr. John #40 9 5:28 Mary Had A Little Lamb Buddy Guy #40 10 5:46 Queen Bee Taj Mahal #40 11 6:14 Yellow Moon Neville Brothers #40. 12 2:13 Big Road Blues Rory Block #40 13 5:29 Ain't It Funny How Time Slips W.C. Clark And Friends --- Away #40 14 6:15 Night Life B.B. King #40 15 4:02 Leap Of Faith Delbert McClinton Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) Allan Block ----------Meadowlands #41) 1971 Allan Block and Ralph Lee Smith (LP: MS-1) (info from #bi, old-time songs and fiddle tunes by Block, Rory's father, on fiddle, and Smith on dulcimer, guitar and harmonica) (The "Allan Block Sandal Shop" store front is pictured on the cover of #29) --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #C) Singles (top/bottom of page) ----------Munich Records (Holland, both taken from #11) (#35, #36 info from the program booklet of the 1992 Madison (WI) Folk Music Festival) Catalog # Year #42. sngl : Lovin' Whiskey ? 1989 #42 sngl : ? ? 1989 #43. sngl : Gypsy Boy ? 1989 #43. sngl : ? ? 1989 ----------label ? (U.S. ? or Holland ?) (info from Rory Block's Madison (WI) concert 6-09-93) Catalog # Year #44. sngl : Silver Wings ? ? #44 sngl : Faithless World ? ? --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #D) Articles/Reviews (top/bottom of page) Articles (by Rory Block): #78 "Mama's Blues", column .Blues Revue Quarterly, (see #99) Issue #1, 7/91, p. 4 FYI: The other BRQ issues are: Issue #2, 10/91, p. 9 Issue #5, Summer/92 Issue #3, 1/92, p. 10-11 Issue #7, Winter/93 (S.O.) Issue #4, Spring/92, p. 5 Issue #9, Summer/93 Issue #6, Fall/92, p. 6-7 Issue #8, Spring/93, p. 8-9 Articles (author): #79 "Spotlight on Rory Block" (David Deverson) Detour (U.K.), Summer-Autumn/91, Issue #4, p. 3-5,8 (selected discography on page 8) #80 "Rory Block: Friend of the Blues" (Diane Gordon) --- Guitar Extra!, Fall 1991, Vol. 2(3), p. 82-85 --- #80. mag TAB Mama's Blues (transcription on p. 74-81) #81 "Mississippi Delta Backporch Blues" (Ellen Geisel) Dirty Linen, 12/91-1/92, Issue #37, p. 18-19 "Delta Blues Secrets and 'Big Road Blues' (guitar lesson)" Guitar Player, 5/92, Vol. 26(5), p. 92(4) #82 "Talented Girl with Socket Wrench & Dreadnaught Guitar" (Floyd Beethoven) .Tell it Like it is, 6/93, Vol. 1(7), p. 9 This is the semi-annual newsletter of the Wisconsin Blues Society, 2613 S. 51st. St., Milwaukee, WI 53219. #83 "Ain't I a Woman", by Sheila Brunberg .Night Sights & Sounds, 6/93, Vol. 3(6), p. 12 (part 1) .Night Sights & Sounds, 7/93, Vol. 3(7), p. 28,31, (part 2) This is a free local monthly music and sports tabloid available only in record and some other stores. Covers events from Green Bay to Madison (WI) and (almost) all points in between. Reviews (reviewer): Albums: (#09) "Rhinestones and Steel Strings" .Down Beat, 10/84, Vol. 51, p. 44,46 (Ben Sandmel) #84 Sing Out!, 10-12/84, Vol. 30(4), p. 89 #85 Sing Out!, 1-3/85, Vol. 31(1), p. 113 (#13) "Mama's Blues" #86 .Detour (U.K.), Summer-Autumn/91, Issue #4, p. 6-7 (David Deverson) .People Weekly, 7/08/91, Vol. 35, p. 17 (David Hiltbrand) #87 Dirty Linen, 8-9/91, Issue #35, p. 53 Utne Reader, 11-12/91, p. 152 .Guitar Player, 12/91, Vol. 25, p. 133 #88 .Blues Revue Quarterly, 7/91, Issue #1, p. 22 (Robert St. Clair) #89 (#14) "Ain't I a Woman" #90 .Blues Revue Quarterly, Fall/92, Issue #6, p. 56 (Del Rey) Goldmine, 11/27/92, Vol. 18(24), Issue #322, p. 166 .Acoustic Guitar, 1-2/93, Vol. 3(4), p. 14 (Simon Solondz) #91 Dirty Linen, 2-3/93, Issue #44, p. 75 (Ellen Geisel) #92 .Night Sights & Sounds, 7/93, Vol. 3(7), p. 29 (Sheila Brunberg) (#28) "Color Me Wild" #93 Dirty Linen, 8-9/90, Issue #29, p. 32 (Lahri Bond) .School Library Journal, 11/90, Vol. 36, p. 71 (Lynn Kant Sallee) .Utne Reader, 1-2/91, p. 125 (Eric Selbin) (#38) "American Children" #94 Dirty Linen, 8-9/90, Issue #29, p. 31 (Lahri Bond) .Utne Reader, 1-2/91, p. 124-5 Video: #95 (#31) "The Power of Delta Blues Guitar" .Guitar Player, 4/90, Vol. 24, p. 144 #96 .Down Beat, 8/92, Vol. 59, p. 54 (David Whiteis) Concerts: #97 Cafe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY, 6/02/90 (Ellen Geisel) Dirty Linen, 8-9/90, Issue #29, p. 42 San Francisco Blues Festival, Ft. Mason, San Francisco, CA Down Beat, 12/91, Vol. 58, p. 74 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #E) Sources (for more information) (top/bottom of page) See my Bibliography for complete bibliographical information. #aa 1976, Baggelaar & Milton, "Folk Music: More Than A Song", p. 135 #cx 1992, Erlewine, "All Music Guide", p. 352, 530-1, 757 #fh 1994, Erlewine, "All Music Guide", page 405, 408, 484-5, 534, 995 #fm 1997, Erlewine, "All Music Guide", page 479, 788 #ga 1996, Erlewine, "All Music Guide to the Blues", p. 22-3 #ej 1991, Harris, "The New Folk Music", p. 89-90 #aq 1986, Hood, "Artists of American Folk Music", p. 110 #ar 1981, Hounsome & Chambre, "Rock Record", p. 39, 177 #el 1983, Hounsome, "New Rock Record: 2nd Edition", p. 55, 241 #as 1987, Hounsome, "Rock Record", p. 57 #az 1979, Marsh & Swenson, "The Rolling Stone Record Guide", p. 38 #ba 1983, Marsh & Swenson, "The New Rolling Stone Record Guide", p. 45 #hb 1998, Rucker, "MusicHound Blues: The Essential Album Guide", p. 36-7 #bi 1976, Sandberg & Weissman, "The Folk Music Sourcebook", p. 110, 121, 186 #bj 1989, Sandberg & Weissman, "The Folk Music Sourcebook", p. 118, 129 #gh 1993, Santelli, "The Big Book of Blues", p. 40-1 #iy 2001, Stambler & Stambler, "Folk and Blues: The Encyclopedia" (3rd ed.), p. 41-44 #iz 1999, Swenson, "The Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide" #fq 1998, Walters & Mansfield, "MusicHound Folk: The Essential Album Guide", p. 66-7 Allan Block #cx 1992, Erlewine, "All Music Guide", p. 352, 757 #ej 1991, Harris, "The New Folk Music", p. 89-90 #bi 1976, Sandberg & Weissman, "The Folk Music Sourcebook", p. 83-4 #bj 1989, Sandberg & Weissman, "The Folk Music Sourcebook", p. 91-2 #98 Many, but not all, of the titles listed, #26 - #36 are available via mail order. Send for album descriptions and an order form to: Hudson River Co. P.O. Box 609 Averill Park, NY 12018-0609 #99 Blues Revue Quarterly Route 2, Box 118 West Union, WV 26456

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