Johnnie Temple* ‎– 1935-1939

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Document Records (2) ‎– DLP 511
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Remastered, Mono
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A1 Lead Pencil Blues
Guitar [2nd] – Charlie McCoy (2)Vocals, Guitar – Johnnie (Geechie) Temple*
A2 Jacksonville Blues
Vocals, Guitar – Johnnie (Geechie) Temple*
A3 Big Boat Whistle
Guitar [2nd] – Charlie McCoy (2)Vocals, Guitar – Johnnie (Geechie) Temple*
A4 The Evil Devil Blues
Guitar [2nd] – Charlie McCoy (2)Vocals, Guitar – Johnnie (Geechie) Temple*
A5 New Vicksburg Blues
Guitar – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano [Probably] – Jimmie GordonVocals, Guitar – Johnnie Temple*
A6 Peepin' Through The Keyhole
Bass [String] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano [Probably] – Jimmie GordonVocals, Guitar – Johnnie Temple*
A7 East St. Louis Blues
Bass [String] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano [Probably] – Jimmie GordonVocals, Guitar – Johnnie Temple*
A8 Mean Baby Blues
Backing Band – Harlem Hamfats*Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – Odell RandDrums – Fred FlynnGuitar – Joe McCoyGuitar, Mandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano – Horace MalcolmVocals – Johnnie Temple*
A9 What Is That Smells Like Gravy
Backing Band – Harlem Hamfats*Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – Odell RandDrums – Fred FlynnGuitar – Joe McCoyGuitar, Mandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano – Horace MalcolmVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B1 Every Dog Must Have His Day
Backing Band – Harlem Hamfats*Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – Odell RandDrums – Fred FlynnGuitar – Joe McCoyGuitar, Mandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano – Horace MalcolmVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B2 Country Jail Blues
Backing Band – Harlem Hamfats*Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – Odell RandDrums – Fred FlynnGuitar – Joe McCoyGuitar, Mandolin – Charlie McCoy (2)Piano – Horace MalcolmVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B3 Big Leg Woman
Bass [String] – Unknown ArtistClarinet – Odell RandPiano – Joshua AltheimerVocals, Guitar – Johnnie Temple*
B4 Between Midnight And Dawn
Bass [String] – Unknown ArtistClarinet – Odell RandPiano – Joshua AltheimerVocals, Guitar – Johnnie Temple*
B5 Up Today And Down Tomorrow
Bass [String] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Teddy BunnPiano – Sammy PriceVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B6 The Sun Goes Down In Blood
Bass [String] – Unknown ArtistGuitar – Teddy BunnPiano – Sammy PriceVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B7 Down In Mississippi
Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – John Robinson (20)Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Piano – Sammy PriceVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B8 Cherry Ball
Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – John Robinson (20)Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Piano – Sammy PriceVocals – Johnnie Temple*
B9 Let's Get Together
Bass [String] – John LindsayClarinet – John Robinson (20)Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Piano – Sammy PriceVocals – Johnnie Temple*

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Notes

Discographical details from "Blues and Gospel Records 1902-1943" by Godrich & Dixon.
Thanks to Ernest Virgo for discographical corrections and additions.
Original recordings from the collections of Joe Bussard, Roger Misiewicz, Johnny Parth, Guido van Rijn, Tom Tsotsi.

Places and dates of recordings:

A1 to A4: Chicago, 14 May 1935
A5: Chicago, 12 November 1936
A6 to A7: Chicago, 17 May 1935
A8: New York City, 6 October 1937
A9, B1 to B2: New York City, 22 April 1938
B3 to B4: Chicago, 17 October 1938
B5 to B6: New York City, 6 March 1939
B7 to B9: Chicago, 13 September 1939

On A5 to A7, the guitar is played either by Johnny Temple (2) or Charlie McCoy (2).

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  • Rights Society: Austro Mechana

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