Harmonica Frank Floyd

Harmonica Frank Floyd

Real Name:
Frank Floyd
Born: October 11, 1908 in Toccopola, MS
Died: August 7, 1984 in Blanchester, OH

Started to work as a comedian and musician on the carnival and medicine show circuits as a teenager. Hoboing for some 30 years. Worked for several Radio stations in in the thirties and fourties, and cut a few sides for Chess Records in 1951. Recorded proto-rockabilly "Rockin' Chair Daddy" for Sam Phillips (2)' Sun Record Company in 1954, as the first white musician at these studio.

Rediscovered in 1972 by Stephen C. LaVere for the folk Revival.


Harmonica Frank Floyd Discography Tracks


BH-05 Harmonica Frank Floyd Blues That Made The Roosters Dance(LP, Album) Barrelhouse Records BH-05 US 1975 Sell This Version
AD-1023 Harmonica Frank Floyd Harmonica Frank Floyd(LP) Adelphi Records Inc. AD-1023 US 1976 Sell This Version
GCD 9905 Harmonica Frank Floyd The Great Medical Menagerist(CD, Album) Adelphi Records Inc., Genes Records GCD 9905 US 1997 Sell This Version
DOT 0201 Harmonica Frank Floyd The Missing Link(CD, Album) Memphis International Records DOT 0201 US 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Harmonica Frank* Swamp Root / Step It Up And Go Chess US 1951 Sell This Version
205 Harmonica Frank* Rockin' Chair Daddy(7", RE) Sun (9) 205 US 2013 Sell This Version
Harmonica Frank & His Band* / Larry McKennon Harmonica Frank & His Band* / Larry McKennon - Rock A Little Baby / Monkey Love (Single) F & L Records US Unknown Sell This Version


3003 Harmonica Frank* The Original Early Recordings Of Harmonica Frank (1951-58)(LP, Comp) Puritan (2) 3003 US 1974 Sell This Version
Hog Maw - 905 Harmonica Frank Floyd Mouthin' Blood Blues - Original Early Recordings(10", Comp, Mono) Hog Maw Records Hog Maw - 905 France 2010 Sell This Version
EJ-010 Harmonica Frank* Harmonica Frank(LP, Album, Comp, Ltd) Mississippi Records EJ-010 US 2016 Sell This Version

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