Wynonie Harris

Wynonie Harris

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Born: 24 August 1915, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Died: 14 June 1969, Los Angeles, USA.

American rhythm & blues vocalist with a hot-n'-raunchy rock and roll style and dance skills.

Harris really began his career touring with Lucky Millinder's band, eventually cutting his first recording with them in May 1944. After quitting the band he signed up to Leo & Edward Mesner's "Philo" label in the spring of 1945, with Johnny Otis leading his line-up.

He recorded on further labels, gaining popular success on the King label in the late '40s. By the mid '60s he was recording on Chess and performing with artists such as T-Bone Walker and Big Mama Thornton.

Harris died of throat-cancer, aged 53. His work has subsequently been honored by inductions into several 'Halls of Fame', including the Blues Hall of Fame, Memphis, Tennessee.
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Wynonie Harris Discography

Albums

CRB 1097 Wynonie Harris Rock Mr. Blues (Comp) Charly R&B CRB 1097 UK 1985 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

362 Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars And Jack McVea And His All Stars* Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars And Jack McVea And His All Stars* - Wynonie's Blues / Somebody Changed The Lock On My Door(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 362 US 1945 Sell This Version
P104 Wynonie "(Mr. Blues)" Harris* And Johnny Otis' All Stars Wynonie "(Mr. Blues)" Harris* And Johnny Otis' All Stars - Cock-A-Doodle-Doo / Yonder Goes My Baby(Shellac, 10", Single) Philo Recordings P104 US 1945 Sell This Version
P103 Wynonie "(Mr. Blues)" Harris* And Johnny Otis' All Stars Wynonie "(Mr. Blues)" Harris* And Johnny Otis' All Stars - Around The Clock I / Around The Clock II(Shellac, 10", Single) Philo Recordings P103 US 1945 Sell This Version
361 Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Jack McVea And His All Stars* Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Jack McVea And His All Stars* - That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch/Baby Look At You(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 361 US 1945 Sell This Version
251 Wynonie Harris Dig This Boogie(Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Bullet (2) 251 US 1946 Sell This Version
100 Wynonie Harris With The Hamp-Tone All Stars* Wynonie Harris With The Hamp-Tone All Stars* - Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop(Shellac, 10") Hamp-Tone 100 US 1946 Sell This Version
26-130 Wynonie Harris Bite Again, Bite Again / Blowin' To California (Single) King Records (3) 26-130 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
26-129 Wynonie Harris Lollipop Mama / Blow Your Brains Out (Single) King Records (3) 26-129 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
4217 Wynonie Harris Love Is Like Rain / Your Money Don't Mean A Thing(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4217 US 1947 Sell This Version
4210 Wynonie Harris Good Rockin' Tonight / Good Morning Mr. Blues King Records (3) 4210 US 1948 Sell This Version
4304 Wynonie Harris I Want My Fanny Brown / All She Wants To Do Is Rock(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4304 US 1949 Sell This Version
4330 Wynonie Harris Sittin' On It All The Time / Baby, Shame On You(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4330 US 1949 Sell This Version
J.S. 619 Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris And His Orchestra* Good Morning Mr. Blues / Blow Your Brains Out(Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Jazz Selection J.S. 619 France 1949 Sell This Version
4292 Wynonie Harris She Just Won't Sell No More / Drinkin' Wine, Spoo-Dee-O-Dee(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4292 US 1949 Sell This Version
4276 Wynonie Harris I Feel That Old Age Coming On / Grandma Plays The Numbers(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4276 US 1949 Sell This Version
4418 Wynonie Harris With Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra Wynonie Harris With Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra - Oh Babe! / Silent George King Records (3) 4418 US 1950 Sell This Version
4378 Wynonie Harris Stormy Night Blues / Good Morning Judge(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4378 US 1950 Sell This Version
4047 Wynonie Harris Confessin' The Blues / Bloodshot Eyes (Single) King Records (3) 4047 Canada 1951 Sell This Version
45-4485 Wynonie Harris With Todd Rhodes Orchestra* Wynonie Harris With Todd Rhodes Orchestra* - Luscious Woman / Lovin' Machine King Records (3) 45-4485 US 1951 Sell This Version
4507 Wynonie Harris With Todd Rhodes Orchestra* Wynonie Harris With Todd Rhodes Orchestra* - Here Comes The Night / My Playful Baby's Gone(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4507 US 1951 Sell This Version
45-4468 Wynonie Harris Man, Have I Got Troubles / I'll Never Give Up(7") King Records (3) 45-4468 US 1951 Sell This Version
V. 3206 Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris* Baby Shame On You / Good Morning Mr. Blues(Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Vogue Productions V. 3206 France 1951 Sell This Version
45-4256 Wynonie Harris With Todd Rhodes Orchestra* Wynonie Harris With Todd Rhodes Orchestra* - Married Women Stay Married / Keep On Churnin'(7", Single) King Records (3) 45-4256 US 1951 Sell This Version
V. 2127 Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris* Bloodshot Eyes / Lollipop Mama Vogue Productions V. 2127 UK 1952 Sell This Version

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