Jimmie Gordon

Real Name:
James Gordon
Blues singer and pianist who accompanied Memphis Minnie, Bumble Bee Slim, Big Bill Broonzy, and others. He had a hit with his October 1936 recording of "I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water," was active on the Chicago blues scene throughout the decade leading up to the Second World War, and is known to have recorded 67 titles between 1934 and 1946. He is often credited for writing "Mean Mistreater" as recorded by Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter.
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Jimmie Gordon Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

Jimmie Gordon Think You Need A Shot / C.C. & St. Louis Blues Decca US 1937 Sell This Version
7250 Jimmie Gordon I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water / Mother Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7250 US 1937 Sell This Version


Jimmie Gordon 1934-1941 ("The Mississippi Mudder") (Comp) Document Records (2) Austria 1987 Sell This Version
Jimmie Gordon (1934-1941) (Comp) RST Records Austria 1989 Sell This Version
OT-1219 Jimmie Gordon 1934-1937(LP, Comp, Mono) Old Tramp OT-1219 Netherlands 1992 Sell This Version
10 357 Jimmie Gordon This Is The Blues Vol. 7(7", EP, Comp) Brunswick 10 357 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
OTCD-01 Jimmie Gordon 1934-1938: The Remaining Titles(CD, Comp) Old Tramp OTCD-01 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version