Original Blues Classics (OBC) Album Discography
By David Edwards, Mike Callahan, Patrice Eyries, Randy Watts and Tim Neely.
Last update: December 4, 2010

The Original Blues Classics label, or OBC, was established by Fantasy Records in 1984 as a vehicle to reissue the many blues albums under their control after they had purchased the Prestige, Bluesville, Riverside, Milestone, Tru-Sound, and Good Time Jazz labels. They made some of these classic blues albums widely available on high quality reissues that were replicas of the original albums, even down to the labels. As such, the OBC series did not have a label of its own, but used the label for the particular album being reissued. All of the vinyl albums up to OBC-540 have been reissued on CD. At that point, vinyl was temporarily discontinued. In 1995, Fantasy started issuing 180-gram vinyl versions of many of the CD-only offerings. The series ended in 2001, but may be reactivated in the future.

We would appreciate any additions or corrections to this discography. Just send them to us via e-mail. Both Sides Now Publications is an information web page. We are not a catalog, nor can we provide the records listed below. We have no association with OBC or Fantasy Records. Should you be interested in acquiring albums listed in this discography (which are all out of print), we suggest you see our Frequently Asked Questions page and follow the instructions found there. This story and discography are copyright 2010 by Mike Callahan.



Number - Title - Artist - [Release Date] Contents

Original Blues Classics OBC-500 Series:

OBC-501 - Willie's Blues - Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1003. Issued on CD in 1991. Nervous/Good Understanding/That's My Baby/Slim's Thing/That's All I Want Baby/Don't You Tell Nobody/Youth To You/Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues/Built For Comfort/I Got A Razor/Go Easy/Move Me

OBC-502 - Blues by Lonnie Johnson - Lonnie Johnson [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1007. Issued on CD in 1992. Don't Ever Love/No Love For Sale/There's No Love/I Don't Hurt Anymore/She-Devil/One-Sided Love Affair//Big Leg Woman/There Must Be A Way/She's Drunk Again/Blues 'Round My Door/You Don't Move Me/You Will Need Me

OBC-503 - Sonny's Story - Sonny Terry [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1025. Issued on CD in 1991. I Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog No More/My Baby Done Gone/Worried Blues/High Powered Woman/Pepperheaded Woman//Sonny's Story/I'm Gonna Get On My Feets Afterwhile/Four O'Clock Blues/Telephone Blues/Great Tall Engine

OBC-504 - Carolina Blues Man: Pink Anderson, Vol. 1 - Pink Anderson [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1038. Issued on CD in 1992. My Baby Left Me This Morning/Baby Please Don't Go/Mama Where Did You Stay Last Night/Big House Blues/Meet Me In The Bottom//Weeping Willow Blues/Baby I'm Going Away/Thousand Woman Blues/I Had My Fun/Everyday In The Week

OBC-505 - Brownie's Blues - Brownie McGhee [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1042. Issued on CD in 1991. Jump, Little Children/Lonesome Day/One Thing For Sure/The Killin' Floor/Little Black Engine//I Don't Know The Reason/Trouble In Mind/Every Day I Have The Blues/Door To Success

OBC-506 - Blues in My Bottle - Lightnin' Hopkins [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1045. Issued on CD in 1991. Buddy Brown's Blues/Wine Spodee-O-Dee/Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On/DC-7/Death Bells/Goin' To Dallas To See My Pony Run/Jailhouse Blues/Blues In The Bottle/Beans, Beans, Beans/Catfish Blues/My Grandpa Is Old Too!

OBC-507 - All Kinds of Blues - Memphis Slim [1984] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP- 1053. Issued on CD in 1991. Blues Is Troubles/Grinder Man Blues/Three-In-One Boogie/Letter Home/Churnin' Man Blues//Two Of A Kind/The Blacks/If You See Kay/Frankie And Johnny Boogie/Mother Earth

OBC-508 - Chicago: The Living Legends - South Side Blues - Mama Yancey & Little Brother Montgomery [1984] Reissue of Riverside RLP-9403. Issued on CD in 1993 with bonus track "The Santa Fe Blues." Wonderful Thing - Mississippi Sheiks/I Knew You Were Kiddin' All The Time - Mississippi Sheiks/Things Bout Comin' My Way - Mississippi Sheiks/Four O'clock Blues - Mama Yancey/Mama Yancey's Blues - Mama Yancey/Make Me A Pallet On The Floor - Mama Yancey/How Long Blues - Mama Yancey/New Satellite Blues - Little Brother Montgomery/Jelly, Jelly, Jelly Roll Baker - Henry Benson

OBC-509 - Odetta and the Blues - Odetta [1984] With Buck Clayton. Reissue of Riverside RLP-9417. Hard, Oh Lord/Believe I'll Go/Oh, Papa/How Long Blues/Hogan's Alley/Leavin' This Mornin'//Oh, My Babe/Yonder Comes The Blues/Make Me A Pallet On The Floor/Weeping Willow Blues/Go Down, Sunshine/Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out

OBC-510 - Chicago: The Living Legends - Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders [1984] Reissue of Riverside RLP-9418. Issued on CD in 1992. St. Louis Blues/Moanin' Low/Downhearted Blues/Now I'm Satisfied/Sweet Georgia Brown/You Better Change/C-Jam Blues/I'll Always Be In Love With You/Streets Paved With Gold/Gallion Stomp

OBC-511 - Evenin' Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon [1985] Reissue of Prestige PRLP-7300. Issued on CD in 1993. Money's Gettin' Cheaper/Grab Me A Freight/Don't Let Go!/I've Been Treated Wrong/Evenin'/Cane River/Baby, How Long/Good Rocking Tonight/Kansas City/Drinking Beer

OBC-512 - Trouble in Mind: King Curtis Sings the Blues - King Curtis [1985] Reissue of Tru-Sound TRU-15001. Issued on CD in 1992. Trouble In Mind/Jivin' Time/Nobody Want You/Bad Bad Whiskey/I Have To Worry/Woke Up This Morning//But That's Alright/Ain't Nobody's Business/Don't Decieve Me/Deep Fry

OBC-513 - It's the Blues Man! - Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland [1985] Reissue of Tru-Sound TRU-15010. Issued on CD in 1993. Down On My Knees/Don't Take My Heart/Daddy Please Don't Cry/Have Mercy On Me/Saturday Night Stomp/I'm Gonna Forget You//I Tried/Man Of Stone/I'm Goin' To Keep Loving You/Train Done Gone/Something's Gone Wrong In My Life/Baby You Know It's True

OBC-514 - Hear My Blues: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Showcases Al Smith - Al Smith [1985] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1001. Night Time Is The Right Time/Pledging My Love/I've Got A Girl/I'll Be Alright/Come On Pretty Baby/Tears In My Eyes/Never Let Me Go/I've Got The Right Kind of Lovin'

OBC-515 - Trouble Blues - Curtis Jones [1985] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1022. Issued on CD in 1993. Lonesome Bedroom Blues/Whole Lot of Talk for You/Suicide Blues/Please Say Yes/Weekend Blues/Good Woman Blues//Trouble Blues/Love Season/Low Down Worried Blues/Good Time Special/Fool Blues/Pinetop Boogie

OBC-516 - Don't Tampa with the Blues - Tampa Red [1986] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1030. Issued on CD in 1992. I'm A Stranger Here/Let Me Play with Your Poodle/Goodbye, Baby/Things About Coming My Way/Kansas City Blues//You Better Do Right/Louise Blues/It's Tight Like That/You Got To Love Her With A Feeling/Boogie Woogie Woman

OBC-517 - Last Session - Blind Willie McTell [1986] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP- 1040. Issued on CD in 1992. Broke Down Engine Blues/Mama 'Taint Long For Day/Georgia Rag/Love Changing Blues/Statesboro Blues/Savannah Mama/Travelin' Blues/Warm It Up To Me/Three Women Blues/Writing Paper Blues/Southern Can Is Mine/Talkin' To Myself

OBC-518 - Idle Hours - Lonnie Johnson with Victoria Spivey [1986] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1044. Issued on CD in 1992. Darling I Miss You So/Long Time Blues/You Are My Life/Or Yes, Baby/Please Baby/Leave Me Or Love Me//Idle Hours/You Have No Love In Your Heart/Good Luck Darling/No More Cryin'/I Got The Blues So Bad/End It All

OBC-519 - Say No to the Devil - Reverend Gary Davis [1986] With Pink Anderson. Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1049. Issued on CD in 1991. Say No To The Devil/Time Is Drawing Near/Hold To God's Unchanging Hand/Bad Company Brought Me Here/I Decided To Go Down/Lord I Looked Down The Road/Little Bitty Baby/No One Can Do Me Like Jesus/Lost Boy In The Wilderness/Trying To Get To Heaven In Due Time

OBC-520 - Songs We Taught Your Mother - Alberta Hunter/Lucille Hegamin/Victoria Spivey [1986] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1052. Issued on CD in 1992. I Got Myself A Workin' Man/St Louis Blues/Black Snake Blues/I Got A Mind To Ramble/You'll Want My Love/Going Blues/You Gotta Reap What You Sow/Arkansas Blues/I Got The Blues So Bad/Chirpin' The Blues/Has Anybody Seen My Corine/Let Him Beat Me

OBC-521 - Sonny Is King - Sonny Terry [1987] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1059. Issued on CD in 1991. One Monkey Don't Stop The Show/Changed The Lock On My Door/Tater Pie/She's So Sweet/Diggin' My Potatoes/Sonny's Coming/Ida Mae/Callin' My Mama/Bad Luck/Blues From The Bottom

OBC-522 - Goin' Away - Lightnin' Hopkins [1987] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1073. Issued on CD in 1991. Wake Up Old Lady/Don't Embarrass Me, Baby/Stranger Here/Little Sister's Boogie//Goin' Away/You Better Stop Her/Business You're Doin'/I'm Wit' It

OBC-523 - Steady Rollin' Blues: The Blues of Memphis Slim - Memphis Slim [1987] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1075. Issued on CD in 1991. Mean Mistreatin' Mama/Soon One Morning/Steady Rolling Blues/Cella's Boogie/Big Legged Woman//Rock Me Baby/Goin' Down Slow/Sweet Root Man/Mr. Freddie Boogie/Three Women Blues

OBC-524 - Gospel, Blues, and Street Songs - Reverend Gary Davis & Pink Anderson [1987] Reissue of Riverside RLP-148. Issued on CD in 1992. John Henry - Pink Anderson/Every Day In The Week - Pink Anderson/Ship Titantic - Pink Anderson/Greasy Greens - Pink Anderson/Wreck Of The Old 97 - Pink Anderson/I've Got Mine - Pink Anderson/He's In The Jailhouse Now - Pink Anderson/Blow, Gabriel - Rev. Gary Davis/Twelve Gates To The City - Rev. Gary Davis/Samson & Deliah - Rev. Gary Davis/Oh Lord, Search My Heart - Rev. Gary Davis/Get Right Church - Rev. Gary Davis/You Got To Go Down - Rev. Gary Davis/Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning - Rev. Gary Davis/There Was A Time That I Was Blind - Rev. Gary Davis

OBC-525 - Chicago: The Living Legends - Piano, Vocal and Band Blues - Little Brother Montgomery [1987] Reissue of Riverside RLP-9410. Issued on CD in 1993. Home Again Blues/Up The Country Blues/Saturday Night Function/Michigan Water Blues/Sweet Daddy (Your Mama's Done Gone Mad)/Prescription For The Blues/Trouble In Mind/Riverside Boogie/Oh, Daddy, Somethin' Keep Worryin' Be Blues

OBC-526 - "The Lone Cat" Sings and Plays Jazz, Folk Songs, Spirituals & Blues - Jesse Fuller [1988] Reissue of Good Time Jazz S-10039. Issued on CD in 1991. Leavin' Memphis, Frisco Bound/Take It Slow And Easy/Monkey And The Engineer/New Corrine/Guitar Blues/Runnin' Wild/Hey, Hey/In That Great Land/Way You Treat Me/Down Home Waltz/Beat It On Down The Line/Buck And Wing

OBC-527 - Baby, Baby, Baby - Jimmy Witherspoon [1988] Reissue of Prestige PRLP-7290. Issued on CD in 1991. Mean Old Frisco/Rocks In My Bed/Bad Bad Whiskey/Sail On/One Scotch/Lonely Boy/Blues And Trouble/Endless Sleep/I'll Go On/I Can't Hardly See/It's A Lonesome Old World

OBC-528 - Jesse Fuller's Favorites - Jesse Fuller [1988] Reissue of Prestige PR-7368. Issued on CD in 1991. Red River Blues/How Long Blues/You Can't Keep A Good Man Down/Key To The Highway/Ticking The Strings/Midnight Special/Stranger Blues/Cincinnati Blues/Hump In Your Back/Trouble If I Don't Use My Head

OBC-529 - Blues on the South Side - Homesick James [1988] Reissue of Prestige PR-7388. Issued on CD in 1991. Gotta Move/The Cloud Is Crying/Homesick's Shuffle/Goin' Down Swingin'/Lonesome Road/Homesick Blues/Stones In My Pathway/Workin' With Homesick/Crawlin'/Johnny Mae/The Woman I'm Lovin'/She May Be Your Woman

OBC-530 - The Blues Never Die! - Otis Spann [1988] Reissue of Prestige PR-7391. Issued on CD in 1991. I Got a Feeling/One More Mile/Feelin' Good/After Awhile/Dust My Broom/Straighten Up/Come On/Must Have Been the Devil/Lightnin'/I'm Ready

OBC-531 - Blues and Ballads - Lonnie Johnson with Elmer Snowden [1989] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1011. CD issued in 1991. Haunted House/Memories Of You/Blues For Chris/I Found A Dream/St. Louis Blues//I'll Get Along Somehow/Savoy Blues/Backwater Blues/Elmer's Blues/Jelly Roll Baker

OBC-532 - Lightnin': The Blues of Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' Hopkins [1989] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1019. Issued on CD in 1991. Automobile Blues/You Better Watch Yourself/Mean Old Frisco/Shinin' Moon/Come Back Baby//Thinkin' 'Bout An Old Friend/The Walkin' Blues/Back To New Orleans/Katie Mae/Down There Baby

OBC-533 - K.C.'s Blues - K.C. Douglas [1989] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1023. Issued on CD in 1991. Broken Heart/Henhouse Blues/Wake Up, Workin' Woman/Rootin' Ground Hog/Meanest Woman/Born In The Country//Love Me All Night Long/Tell Me/No More Cryin'/K.C.'s Doctor Blues/You Got A Thing Now/Watch Dog Blues

OBC-534 - New Orleans: The Living Legends - Vocals, Blues and Cornet in the Classic Tradition - Billie & DeDe Pierce [1989] Reissue of Riverside RLP-9370. Issued on CD in 1991. St. Louis Blues/Take My Hand, Precious Lord/I Shall Walk Thru The Streets Of The City/Billie's Gumbo Blues/Moritat/Good Tonk Blues/Yearning/Down By The Riverside/Rip Em Joe/Ja- Da/High Society/Panama/Somebody Else Is Taking My Place/Bouncing Around/Climax Rag/Sweet Emma's Blues/Mama's Gone, Goodbye/You Don't Love Me/Freight Train Moanin' Blues/West Indies

OBC-535 - Long Way from Home: The Blues of Fred McDowell - Fred McDowell [1989] Reissue of Milestone M-93003. Issued on CD in 1991. The Train I Ride/Poor Boy, Long Way From Home/Milk Cow Blues/John Henry/Gravel Road Blues/Millionaire's Daughter Blues/Big Fat Mama/You Drove Me From Your Door/Sail On, Little Girl

OBC-536 - Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee at Sugar Hill - Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee [1990] Reissue of Fantasy F-8091. Issued on CD in 1991. Hooray, Hooray, This Woman Is Killing Me/Born To Live The Blues/Just About Crazy/I Got A Little Girl/Up, Sometimes Down/Keep On Walking Baby/I Knocked On Your Door/Baby, I Got My Eye On You/I Feel All Right Now/Worry, Worry, Worry/Sweet Woman Blues

OBC-537 - San Francisco Bay Blues - Jesse Fuller, The Amazing One-Man Band [1990] Reissue of Good Time Jazz S-10051. San Francisco Bay Blues/Jesse's New Midnight Special/Morning Blues/Little Black Train/Midnight Cold/Whoa Mule//John Henry/I Got A Mind To Ramble/Crazy About A Woman/Where Could I Go But To The Lord/Stealin' Back To My Old Time Used To Be/Brownskin Girl (I've Got My Eye On You)

OBC-538 - That's My Story: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues - John Lee Hooker [1990] Reissue of Riverside RLP-1175. Issued on CD in 1991. I Need Some Money/Come On & See About Me/I'm Wanderin'/Democrat Man/I Want To Talk About You/Gonna Use My Rod//Wednesday Evenin' Blues/No More Doggin'/One Of These Days/I Believe I'll Go Back Home/You're Leavin' Me, Baby/That's My Story

OBC-539 - Let It Roll - Ernestine Allen [1990] Reissue of Tru-Sound TRU-15004. Issued on CD in 1991. Baubles, Bangles And Beads/Miss Allen's Blues/I Want A Little Boy/Love For Sale/Lullaby Of Broadway/Mean O' Evil/The Man I Love/Tea For Two/Let It Roll

OBC-540 - Soul Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins [1990] Reissue of Prestige PR-7377. Issued on CD in 1991. I'm Going To Build Me A Heaven/My Babe/Too Many Drivers/I'm A Crawling Black Snake/Rocky Mountain Blues/I Mean Goodbye/Howling Wolf/Black Ghost Blues/Darling, Do You Remember/Lonesome Graveyard

Note: From this point, vinyl is discontinued, in favor of CD/cassette-only releases. The CD catalog numbers are given below.

OBCCD-541-2 - Just a Closer Walk with Thee - Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee [1991] Reissue of Fantasy F-3296. Also issued on cassette as OBC-541-4. Just a Closer Walk With Thee/Children, Go Where I Send Thee/What a Beautiful City/Glory Glory/If I Could Hear My Mother Pray/I'm Going To Shout/I Shall Not Be Moved/Packing Up/Get Right, Church/Some Of These Days/If You See My Savior/You Can't Hide

OBCCD-542-2 - The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker - John Lee Hooker [1991] Reissue of Riverside RLP-12 838. Also issued on cassette as OBC-542-4. Black Snake/How Long Blues/Wobblin' Baby/Tupelo Blues/Behind The Plow/She's Long, She's Tall, She Weeps Like A Willow Tree/I Rowed A Little Boat/I'm Prison Bound/Pea Vine Special/Water Boy/Church Bell Tone/Bundle Up & Go/Good Mornin' Lil' School Girl

Note: From this point, cassettes are discontinued and releases become CD only. Starting in 1995, some of these were also reissued on 180-gram vinyl.

OBCCD-543-2 - Losing Game - Lonnie Johnson [1991] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP- 1024. New Orleans Blues/My Little Kitten Susie/Evil Woman/What A Difference A Day Makes/Moaning Blues/Summertime/Lines In My Face/Losing Game/New Years Blues/Slow and Easy/Four Walls and Me/You Won't Let Me Go

OBCCD-544-2 - Bawdy Blues - Memphis Slim/Tampa Red/Lonnie Johnson [1991] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1055. Sweet Root Man/Let Me Play With Your Poodle/I'm A Red Hot Mama/Jelly Roll Baker/Churning Man Blues/Try Some Of That/Steady Rollin' Blues/Jelly Whipping Blues/That Man/Car Machine Blues/If You See Kay/Beedle Um Bum

OBCCD-545-2 - Classic Delta Blues - Big Joe Williams [1992] Reissue of Milestone M-3001. Issued on CD in 1991. Rollin' And Tumblin'/Hellbound On My Trial/Bird's Nest Bound/Crossroads Blues/Special Rider/Pony Blues/Pea Vine Special/Walkin' Blues/Dirt Road Blues/Banty Rooster Blues/Terraplane Blues/Jinx Blues

OBCCD-546-2 - The Return of Roosevelt Sykes - Roosevelt Sykes [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1006. Issued on CD in 1993. Drivin' Wheel/Long, Lonesome Night/Set The Meat Outdoors/Coming Home/Stompin' The Boogie/Number Nine/Calcutta/Selfish Woman/Hangover/Night Time Is The Right Time/Runnin' The Boogie/Hey Big Momma

OBCCD-547-2 - Harlem Street Singer - Blind Gary Davis [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1015. Samson and Delilah/Let Us Get Together Right Down Here/I Belong To The Band/Pure Religion/Great Chance Since I Been Born/Death Don't Have No Mercy/Twelve Gates To The City/Goin' To Sit Down On The Banks of The River/Tryin' To Get Home/Lo, I Be with You Always/I Am The Light of This World/Lord, I Feel Like Just Goin' On

OBCCD-548-2 - Last Night Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins with Sonny Terry [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1029. Rocky Mountain/Got To Move Your Baby/So Sorry To Leave You/Take A Trip with Me/Last Night Blues/Lightnin's Stroke/Hard To Love A Woman/Conversation Blues

OBCCD-549-2 - Don't Jive Me - Tampa Red [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1043. How Long/Gin Headed Woman/Don't Jive Me/You Better Let My Gal Alone/Dark And Stormy Night/Don't You Lie To Me/Georgia, Georgia/Jelly Whippin' Blues/Chicago Moan Blues/Don't Dog Your Woman/Drinkin' My Blues Away

OBCCD-550-2 - Another Night to Cry - Lonnie Johnson [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1062. Another Night To Cry/I Got News For You, Baby/Blues After Hours/You Didn't Mean What You Said/Fine Booze And Heavy Dues/I've Got To Get Rid Of You/Bow Legged Baby/Make Love To Me, Baby/Lots Of Loving/A Story About Barbara/Goodbye Kitten

OBCCD-551-2 - Smokes Like Lightning - Lightnin' Hopkins [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1070. T Model Blues/Jackstropper Blues/You Cook All Right/My Black Name/You Never Miss Your Water/Let's Do The Susie-Q/Ida Mae/Smokes Like Lightning/Prison Farm Blues

OBCCD-552-2 - Pity and a Shame - Mercy Dee Walton [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1039. Pity and A Shame/Your Friend and Woman/Five Card Hand/Have You Ever Been Out In The Country/After The Fight/One Room Country Shack/My Little Angel/Shady Lane/The Drunkard

OBCCD-553-2 - Free Again - Robert Pete Williams [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP- 1026/Prestige PR-7808. Free Again/Almost Dead Blues/Rolling Stone/Two Wings/A Thousand Miles From Nowhere/Thumbing A Ride/I've Grown So Ugly/Death Blues/Hobo Worried Blues/Hay Cutting Song

OBCCD-554-2 - Tasty Blues - Little Brother Montgomery [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1012. Tasty Blues/Santa Fe/How Long, Brother?/Pleading Blues/No Special Rider/Brother's Boogie/Sneaky Pete Blues/Something Keeps Worrying Me/Cry, Cry Baby/Satellite Blues/Deep Fried/Vicksburg Blues

OBCCD-555-2 - Burning Hell - John Lee Hooker [1993] Reissue of Riverside 008. Burnin' Hell/Graveyard Blues/Baby, Please Don't Go/Jackson, Tennessee/You Live Your Life And I'll Live Mine/Smokestack Lightnin'/How Can You Do It?/I Don't Want No Woman If Her Hair Ain't No Longer Than Mine/I Rolled And Turned And Cried The Whole Night Long/Blues For My Baby/Key To The Highway/Natchez Fire (Burnin')

OBCCD-556-2 - Person to Person: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Showcases Mildred Anderson - Mildred Anderson [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1004. I'm Gettin' Long Alright/I'm Free/Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)/Hello Little Boy/Person To Person/Cool Kind of Poppa/Kidney Stew Blues/I Didn't Have A Chance

OBCCD-557-2 - The Honeydripper - Roosevelt Sykes [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1014. Miss Ida B./Mislead Mother/Yes Lawd/I Hate To Be Alone/Jailbait/Lonely Day/Satellite Baby/Pocketful of Money/She Ain't For Nobody

OBCCD-558-2 - Slim's Shout: The Blues of Sunnyland Slim - Sunnyland Slim [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1016 with two bonus tracks. I'm Prison Bound/Slim's Shout/The Devil Is A Busy Man/Brownskin Woman/Shake It/Decoration Day/Baby How Long/Sunnyland Special/Harlem Can't Be Heaven/It's You Baby/Everytime I Get To Drinking/Tired Of Your Clowning

OBCCD-559-2 - Mouth Harp Blues - Shakey Jake [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1027. Mouth Harp Blues/Love Me Baby/Jake's Cha Cha/Gimme A Smile/My Broken Heart/Angry Lover/Things Is Alright/Easy Baby/Things Are Different Baby/It Won't Happen Again

OBCCD-560-2 - Guitar Pete's Blues: The Blues of Pete Franklin - Pete Franklin [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1068. I Got To Find My Baby/Lonesome Bedroom Blues/Prison Bound/Black Gal/Grievin' Me/Rocky Mountains/Six White Horses/Sail On/My Old Lonesome Blues/Guitar Pete's Blues

OBCCD-561-2 - Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry at the 2nd Fret - Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry [1993] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1058. Evil Hearted Me/Sick Man/Barking Bull Dog/Spread The News Around/Backwater Blues/Custard Pie/Wholesale Dealin' Papa/Motorcycle Blues/Hand In Hand/I Woke Up One Morning And I Could Hardly See

OBCCD-562-2 - More Blues on the South Side - Billy Boy Arnold [1993] Reissue of Prestige PR-7389. I Love Only You/Evaleena/Two Drinks of Wine/You're My Girl/You Don't Love Me No More/Oh, Baby/School Time/You Better Cut That Out/Get Out Of Here/Goin' By The River/I'll Forget About You/Billy Boy's Blues

OBCCD-563-2 - The Swarthmore Concert - Lightnin' Hopkins, The King of the Blues [1993] This album was previously unreleased. Recorded at the Swarthmore College Folk Festival, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, in 1964. Baby Please Don't Go/Black Cadillac/It's Crazy/Mojo Hand/My Babe/Short Haired Woman/Mean Old Frisco Blues/Trouble In Mind/The Twister/Green Onion/Sun Goin' Down/Come Go With Me/I'm A Stranger

OBCCD-564-2 - Jazz, Folk Songs, Spirituals & Blues - Jesse Fuller [1993] Reissue of Good Time Jazz S-10031. Take This Hammer/Linin' Track/I'm Going To Meet My Loving Mother/Tiger Rag/Memphis Boogie/Raise A Ruckus/By And By/Fingerbuster/Stagolee/99 Years/Hesitation Blues

OBCCD-565-2 - The Tin Angel - Odetta [1993] Reissue of Fantasy 3252 with CD bonus tracks. John Henry/Old Cotton Fields At Home/Run, Come See Jerusalem/Frozen Logger/Water Boy/Old Blue/Santa Ana/I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago/Car-Car Song/No More Cane On The Brazos/Pay Day At Coal Creek/I've Been Buked & I've Been Scorned/Rock Island Line; Bonus Tracks: Another Man Done Gone/Children, Go Where I Send Thee/I Know Where I'm Going/He's Got The Whole World In His Hands/Timber/Wade In The Water

OBCCD-566-2 - Woman Blues! - Victoria Spivey with Lonnie Johnson [1994] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1054. Christmas Without Santa Claus/A Big One/Let's Ride Tonight/What Is This Thing They're Talking About/I'm A Red Hot Mama/Grow Old Together/Beautiful World/I Got Men All Over This Town/That Man/Thursday Girl

OBCCD-567-2 - See What You Done Done: The Blues of Baby Tate - Baby Tate [1994] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1072. See What You Done Done/Dupree Blues/What Have I Done To You?/Baby, I'm Going/Hey Mama, Hey Pretty Girl/When Your Woman Don't Want You Around/My Baby Don't Treat Me Kind/Trucking Them Blues Away/Baby, You Just Don't Know/Lonesome Over There/Thousand Woman Blues/I Ain't Got No Loving Baby Now

OBCCD-568-2 - That's All Right - Blind Snooks Eaglin [1994] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1046. Don't You Tear My Clothes/Mailman Passed/I'm A Country Boy/I Got A Woman/Alberta/Brown Skinned Woman/Don't You Lie To Me/That's All Right/Goin' Down Slow/Bottle Up And Go/The Walkin' Blues/One More Drink/Fly Right, Baby

OBCCD-569-2 - Big Road Blues - K.C. Douglas [1994] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1050. Big Road Blues/Howling Blues/Move To Kansas City/Buck Dance/Tore Your Playhouse Down/Bottle Up And Go/Whiskey Headed Woman/Catfish Blues/K.C.'s Blues/Canned Heat/Key To The Highway

OBCCD-570-2 - Blues, Ballads and Jumpin' Jazz, Volume 2 - Lonnie Johnson with Elmer Snowden [1994] This is not a reissue, but a new CD of all previously unissued tracks. Lester Leaps In/Blue And All Alone/On The Sunny Side Of The Street/C Jam Blues/New Orleans Blues/Careless Love/Stormy Weather (Take 1)/Stormy Weather (Take 2)/ I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll/Birth Of The Blues

OBCCD-571-2 - Hootin' the Blues: A Brand New Live Recording - Lightnin' Hopkins [1994] Reissue of Prestige PR-7806. Blues Is A Feeling/Me And Ray Charles/In The Evening/Ain't It Crazy/Last Night I Lost The Best Friend I Ever Had/Everything/I Work Down On The Chain Gang/Meet Me In The Bottom

OBCCD-572-2 - Good Times: The Vocal & Harmonica Blues of Shakey Jake - Shakey Jake [1994] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1008. Worried Blues/My Foolish Heart/Sunset Blues/You Spoiled Your Baby/Tear Drops/Just Shakey/Jake's Blues/Still Your Fool/Keep A-Loving Me Baby/Call Me When You Need Me/Huffin' and Puffin'/Good Times

OBCCD-573-2 - Introducing Memphis Willie B. - Memphis Willie B. [1994] Memphis Willie B. is Willie Borum. Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1034. Brownsville Blues/Country Girl Blues/Highway 61/Bad Girl Blues/Stuff Is Here/Overseas Blues/Sop Cryin' Blues/Worried Man Blues/Mailman Blues/Everday I Have The Blues/Mattie Mae/Grief Will Kill You

OBCCD-574-2 - Trouble an' Blues - Sidney Maiden [1994] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1035. Buy Me An Airplane/Sweet Little Woman/My Black Name/Sidney's Fox Chase/San Quentin Blues/Tell Me, Somebody/Blues An' Trouble/Hand-Me-Down Baby/Sidney's Worried Life Blues/Me And My Chauffeur/Coal Black Mare/I'm Goin' Back Home

OBCCD-575-2 - Some of My Best Friends Are the Blues - Jimmy Witherspoon [1994] Reissue of Prestige PR-7356. Everythime I Think About You/I Never Will Marry/I Wanna Be Aroung/Teardrops For My Eyes/And The Angels Sing/Who's Sorry Now/I'm Comin' Down With Blues/You're Next/Happy Blues/That's Why I'm Leaving/One Last Chance

OBCCD-576-2 - Blues Around the Clock - Jimmy Witherspoon [1995] Reissue of Prestige PRLP-7314. I Had a Dream/Goin' To Chicago/No Rollin'/You Made Me Love You/My Babe/S.K. Blues/Whose Hat/Around The Clock/He Gave Me Everything/I'm Goin' Down Slow

OBCCD-577-2 - Ballad & Folksinger, Vol. 3: The Blues of Pink Anderson - Pink Anderson [1995] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1071. The Titanic/Boweevil/John Henry/Betty And Dupree/Sugar Babe/The Wreck Of The Old 97/I Will Fly Away/The Kaiser/In The Evening

OBCCD-578-2 - Hard Working Man Blues - Memphis Willie B. [1995] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1048. Lonesome Home Blues/L&N Blues/Hardworking Man Blues/Dying Mother Blues/Honey Maker Blues/P 38 Blues/Funny Caper Blues/Good Potatoes/I Have Found Somebody New/Uncle Sam Blues/Wind Drinking Women/Car Machine Blues

OBCCD-579-2 - No More in Life - Mildred Anderson [1995] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1017. Everybody's Got Somebody But Me/I Ain't Mad At You/Hard Times/No More In Life/Roll 'Em Pete/What More Can A Woman Do/That Ole Devil Called Love/Mistreater/I'm Lost

OBCCD-580-2 - Big Joe Williams at Folk City - Big Joe Williams [1995] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1067. Mink Coat Blues/Burned Child Is Scared Of Fire/Baby, I Ain't Gonna Let You Go/Trouble Gonna Take Me To My Grave/Bugle Blues/Just Wanna Be Your Man/I'm Gonna Do It This Time/She's Doggin' Me/How Do You Want Your Tollin' Done/I Can't Sign My Name/Bottle Up And Go/I'm Tired Woman

OBCCD-581-2 - Alone with My Friends - Memphis Slim [1996] Reissue of Battle BS-96118. Highway 51 Blues/I Feel So Good/Rock Me, Momma/Goin' Down Slow/Sittin' On Top Of The World/Sunnyland Train/Goin' Down To The River/I Just Want To Make Love To You/I Can Hear My Name A-Ringin'/Going Back To My Plow

OBCCD-582-2 - Baby Please Come Home: Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon in Paris - Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon [1996] Reissue of Battle BS-96122. Rock And Rolling The House/Baby Please Come Home/How Come You Do Me Like You Do/The Way She Loves A Man/New Way To Love/African Hunch With A Boogie Beat/Shame Pretty Girls/Baby Baby Baby/Do De Do/Cool Blooded/Just You And I/Pigalle Love/All By Myself

OBCCD-583-2 - Midnight Special - Al Smith [1996] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1013. Five Long Years/You're A Sweetheart/Baby Don't Worry 'Bout Me/Ride On Midnight Special/The Bells/Goin' To Alabama/I'll Never Let You Go/I Can't Make It By Myself

OBCCD-584-2 - Goin' Down Slow - St. Louis Jimmy [1996] "St. Louis Jimmy" is Jimmy Oden. Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1028. Poor Boy/Nothin' But The Blues/Mother's Day Blues/Some Sweet Day/Dog House Blues/My Heart Is Loaded With Trouble/I'm St. Louis Bound/Goin' Down Slow/Sweet As She Can Be/Monkey Faced Woman

OBCCD-585-2 - Blues for Easy Livers - Jimmy Witherspoon [1996] Reissue of Prestige PR-7475. Lotus Blossom/Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You/Trav'lin Light/P.S. I Love You/I'll Always Be In Love With You/Don't Worry 'Bout Me/Easy Living/Embraceable You/Blues In The Night/Trouble In Mind/How Long Will It Take To Be A Man/I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

OBCCD-586 - Straight Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins [1999] This is a new compilation from his Bluesville recordings. Black Gal/Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes/Good Morning Little Schoolgirl/Coffee Blues/I Like To Boogie/Get It Straight/I Don't Want To Do Nothing To You/You Is One Black Rat/Got Nowhere To Lay My Head/Just Boogyin'/Take Me Back/I Was Down On Dowling Street

OBCCD-587-2 - Pink Anderson, Volume 2: Medicine Show Man - Pink Anderson [1999] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1051. I Got Mine.Greasy Greens/I Got A Woman 'Way Cross Town/Travelin' Man/Ain't Nobody Home But Me/That's No Way To Do/In The Jailhouse Now/South Forest Boogie/Chicken/I'm Going To Walk Through The Streets Of The City

OBCCD-588 - A Little More Faith - Reverend Gary Davis [1999] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1032. You Got To Move/Crucifixion/I'm Glad I'm In That Number/There's A Table Sittin' In Heaven/Motherless Children/There's A Bright Side Somewhere/I'll Be All Right Some Day/You Better Mind/A Little More Faith/I'll Fly Away/God's Gonna Separate/When I Die I'll Live Again

OBCCD-589-2 - Sonny Terry and His Mouth Harp - Sonny Terry [1999] Reissue of Riverside 12 644. In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)/Move To Kansas City/John Henry/The Fox Chase (a.k.a. Hound Dog Holler/Louise/Red River/Goodbye Leaderbelly/Custard Pie/I Woke Up This Morning And I Could Hardly See/Old Woman Blues/Talkin' About The Blues/Changed The Lock On My Door/Moanin' And Mournin'/Baby, Baby

OBCCD-590-2 - Somebody Hoo-Doo'd the Hoo-Doo Man - Driftin' Slim & His Blues Band [1999] Reissue of Milestone 93004. Jackson Blues/How Many More Years?/Hoo-Doo Man Blues/Mama Blues/Standing Around Crying/Give An Account/Jack O' Diamonds/My Little Machine/Mama Don't Tear My Clothes/This World Is None Of My Home/A Dip Od Snuff And A Narrow Escape/Till I Got Sixteen/Christine Blues/Jonah/I'm Hurting Somebody

OBCCD-591-2 - Blue Spoon/Spoon in London - Jimmy Witherspoon [2001] Reissue of Blue Spoon [Prestige PRLP-7327] and Spoon in London [Prestige PR-7418] on one CD. I Wonder/It's A Low Down Dirty Shame/Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out/Back To New Orleans/It's All In The Game/Blues In The Morning/I'll Never Be Free/Once There Lived A Fool/For Old Time's Sake/The Time Has Come/Love Me Right/Make This Heart Of Mine Smile Again/Oh, How I Love You/Free Spirits/I Never Thought I'd See The Day/Man Don't Cry/Darlin' I Thank You/A Million More Tomorrows/Don't Come Back To Me For Sympathy/Come On And Walk With Me/Room For Everybody/Two Hearts Are Better Than One

OBCCD-592-2 - The Guitar & Banjo of Reverend Gary Davis - Rev. Gary Davis [2001] Reissue of Prestige/Folklore FL-14033. Maple Leaf Rag/Slow Drag (Cincinnati Flow Rag)/The Boy Was Kissing The Girl (And Playing Guitar At The Same Time)/Candy Man/United States March (Soldier's Drill)/Devil's Dream/The Coon Hunt/Mister Jim (Walkin' Dog Blues)/Please Baby/Fast Fox Trot/Can't Be Satisfied

OBCCD-593-2 - Tired of Wandering: The Blues of Arbee Stidham - Arbee Stidham [2001] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1021. Last Goodbye Blues/You Can't Live In This World By Yourself/Pawnshop/I'm Tired Of Wandering//I Want To Belong To You/Wee Baby Blues/You Keep Me Yearning/My Heart Will Always Belong To You/People What Would You Do/Teenage Kiss

OBCCD-594-2 - Mr. Scrapper's Blues - Scrapper Blackwell [2001] Francis "Scrapper" Blackwell. Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1047. Goin' Where The Monon Crosses The Yellow Dog/Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out/"A" Blues/Little Girl Blues/George Street Blues/Blues Before Sunrise/Little Boy Blue/"E" Blues/Shady Lane/Penal Farm Blues

OBCCD-595-2 - Hottest Brand Goin': The Blues of Smoky Babe - Smoky Babe [2001] Reissue of Prestige/Bluesville BVLP-1063. Now Your Man Done Gone/Hottest Brand Goin'/Something Wrong With My Machine/Insect Blues/Long Way From Home/I'm Goin' Back To Mississippi/Melvanie Blues/Locomotive Blues/Ocean Blues/Boogy Woogy Rag/Coon Hunt/Cold, Cold Snow

OJC/OBC-1200 Series:

OJC-1201 - Prestige Jazz Masterpieces - Various Artists [1988] (See OJC discography.)

OBC-1202 - Original Blues Classics Sampler - Various Artists [1988] Album cover is shown at left, CD cover at right. Kansas City - Jimmy Witherspoon/Leave Me Or Love Me - Lonnie Johnson/Mean Mistreatin' Mama - Memphis Slim/Trouble In Mind - King Curtis/Down On My Knees - Eddie Bluesman Kirkland/Michigan Water Blues - Little Brother Montgomery/I've Got Mine - Pink Anderson/Pledging My Love - Al Smith//The Dyin' Crapshooter's Blues - Blind Willie McTell/Wake Up Old Lady - Lightin' Hopkins/You Just Gotta Reap What You Sow - Alberta Hunter/Boogie Woogie Woman - Tampa Red/Say No To The Devil - Reverend Gary Davis/Good Time Special - Curtis Jones/Changed The Lock On My Door - Sonny Terry

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