Henry Townsend

Real Name:
Henry Jesse James Townsend
Profile:
American blues singer, guitarist and pianist. He made recordings 1929-1937 and was rediscovered in the early 1960s, recording for Prestige/Bluesville, Adelphi, Nighthawk, Wolf, a.o. up to an album on Analogue Productions Originals in 1999.

Born: October 27, 1909 in Shelby, Mississippi.
Died: September 24, 2006 in Mequon, Wisconsin.
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Albums

BVLP 1041 Henry Townsend - Tired Of Bein’ Mistreated album art Henry Townsend Tired Of Bein’ Mistreated (Album) Prestige Bluesville BVLP 1041 US 1962 Sell This Version
AD 1016 Henry Townsend - Henry T. Music Man album art Henry Townsend And Backwards Sam Firk Henry Townsend And Backwards Sam Firk - Henry T. Music Man (Album) Adelphi Records Inc. AD 1016 US 1974 Sell This Version
201 Henry Townsend - "Mule" album art Henry Townsend "Mule" (Album) Nighthawk Records 201 US 1980 Sell This Version
120 495 Henry Townsend - St. Louis Blues album art Henry Townsend, Vernell Townsend Henry Townsend, Vernell Townsend - St. Louis Blues (Album, Comp) Wolf Records (2) 120 495 Austria 1981 Sell This Version
2107 Henry Townsend - Hard Luck Stories album art Henry Townsend Hard Luck Stories(LP, Album) Swingmaster 2107 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
CD 2202 Henry Townsend - St. Louis Blues Ace album art Henry Townsend St. Louis Blues Ace(CD, Album) Swingmaster CD 2202 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
none Henry Townsend The "88" Blues(Cass, Album) Blueberry Hill Records none US 1998 Sell This Version
APO 2014 Henry Townsend - My Story album art Henry Townsend My Story (Album) APO Records (2) APO 2014 US 2001 Sell This Version
A CD 1002 Henry Townsend - The Real St. Louis Blues album art Henry Townsend The Real St. Louis Blues(CD, Album) Arcola Records A CD 1002 US 2001 Sell This Version
none Henry Townsend - Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesman- Live in Dallas album art Henry Townsend, Joe Willie Perkins, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Robert Lockwood Jr. Henry Townsend, Joe Willie Perkins, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Robert Lockwood Jr. - Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesman- Live in Dallas(CD) Blue Shoe Project none USA & Canada 2007 Sell This Version
CD 120.496 Henry Townsend - Original St. Louis Blues Live album art Henry Townsend Original St. Louis Blues Live(CD, Album) Wolf Records (2) CD 120.496 Austria 2015 Sell This Version
OVCD-330 Henry Townsend - Blues Piano and Guitar, Washington University, Graham Chapel, 1973 album art Henry Townsend, Roosevelt Sykes Henry Townsend, Roosevelt Sykes - Blues Piano and Guitar, Washington University, Graham Chapel, 1973(2xCD, Album) Omnivore Recordings OVCD-330 US 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

14529-D Henry Townsend - Henry's Worry Blues / Long Ago Blues album art Henry Townsend Henry's Worry Blues / Long Ago Blues(Shellac, 10") Columbia 14529-D US 1930 Sell This Version
14491-D Henry Townsend - Mistreated Blues / Poor Man Blues album art Henry Townsend Mistreated Blues / Poor Man Blues(Shellac, 10") Columbia 14491-D US 1930 Sell This Version
13097 Henry Townsend - Doctor, Oh Doctor / Jack Of Diamonds Georgia Rub album art Henry Townsend Doctor, Oh Doctor / Jack Of Diamonds Georgia Rub(Shellac, 10") Paramount 13097 US 1931 Sell This Version

Compilations

DOCD-5147 Henry Spaulding / Henry Townsend / Jaydee Short* Henry Spaulding / Henry Townsend / Jaydee Short* - St. Louis Country Blues (Complete Recorded Works 1929-1937) (Comp) Document Records (2) DOCD-5147 Austria 1993 Sell This Version
KATCD 172 Henry Townsend - Henry's Worry Blues album art Henry Townsend And Friends* Henry's Worry Blues(CD, Comp) Catfish Records KATCD 172 UK 2000 Sell This Version
WSE 117 Henry Townsend - (1929-1937) Complete Recordings In Chronological Order album art Henry Townsend, Henry Spaulding Henry Townsend, Henry Spaulding - (1929-1937) Complete Recordings In Chronological Order(LP, Comp) Wolf Records (2) WSE 117 Austria Unknown Sell This Version