Wynonie Harris

Profile:
American rhythm & blues vocalist with a hot-n'-raunchy rock and roll style and dance skills.
Born 24 August 1915, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Died 14 June 1969, Los Angeles, USA.

Harris started as a comedian and dancer. He began his musical 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 other labels, gaining popular success on the King label in the late 1940s. By the mid 1960s 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 in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Albums

L.D.082 Wynonie Harris - Wynonie "Mr Blues" Harris album art Wynonie Harris Wynonie "Mr Blues" Harris(10", Album, Mono) Vogue Productions L.D.082 France 1952 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Wynonie Harris - Around The Clock I / Around The Clock II album art 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 Philo Recordings US 1945 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch/Baby Look At You album art 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 Apollo Records (2) US 1945 Sell This Version
362 Wynonie Harris - Wynonie's Blues / Somebody Changed The Lock On My Door album art 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 Harris - Cock-A-Doodle-Doo / Yonder Goes My Baby album art 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") Philo Recordings P104 US 1945 Sell This Version
360 Wynonie Harris - Straighten Him Out / Young Man's Blues album art Wynonie Harris With Jack McVea And His All Stars* Wynonie Harris With Jack McVea And His All Stars* - Straighten Him Out / Young Man's Blues(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 360 US 1945 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Dig This Boogie / Lightnin' Struck The Poor House album art Wynonie (Mr. Blues) Harris* Dig This Boogie / Lightnin' Struck The Poor House (Single) Bullet (2) US 1946 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Here Comes The Blues / She's Gone With The Wind album art Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars / Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Jack McVea And His All Stars* Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars / Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Jack McVea And His All Stars* - Here Comes The Blues / She's Gone With The Wind Apollo Records (2) US 1945 Sell This Version
103 Wynonie Harris - Good Morning Corinne / In The Evenin' Blues album art Wynonie Harris With The Hamp-Tone All Stars Wynonie Harris With The Hamp-Tone All Stars - Good Morning Corinne / In The Evenin' Blues(Shellac, 10") Hamp-Tone 103 US 1946 Sell This Version
372 Wynonie Harris - Playful Baby / Papa Tree Top album art Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Johnnie Alston & His All Stars* Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Johnnie Alston & His All Stars* - Playful Baby / Papa Tree Top(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 372 US 1946 Sell This Version
252 Wynonie Harris - My Baby's Barrel House / Drinkin' By Myself album art Wynonie (Mr. Blues) Harris* My Baby's Barrel House / Drinkin' By Myself(Shellac, 10") Bullet (2) 252 US 1946 Sell This Version
100 Wynonie Harris - Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop album art 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
378 Wynonie Harris - Time To Change Your Town / Everybody's Boogie album art Wynonie Harris Time To Change Your Town / Everybody's Boogie(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 378 US 1946 Sell This Version
171 Wynonie Harris - Mr. Blues Jumped The Rabbit / Whiskey And Jelly-Roll Blues album art Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris And His All Stars* Mr. Blues Jumped The Rabbit / Whiskey And Jelly-Roll Blues(Shellac, 10") Aladdin (6) 171 US 1947 Sell This Version
387 Wynonie Harris - I Gotta Lyin' Woman / Rebecca's Blues album art Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Oscar Pettiford And His All Stars* Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Oscar Pettiford And His All Stars* - I Gotta Lyin' Woman / Rebecca's Blues(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 387 US 1947 Sell This Version
381 Wynonie Harris - Take Me Out Of The Rain / Young And Wild album art Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Johnny Alston & His All Stars Wynonie "Blues" Harris* With Johnny Alston & His All Stars - Take Me Out Of The Rain / Young And Wild(Shellac, 10") Apollo Records (2) 381 US 1947 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Lollipop Mama / Blow Your Brains Out album art Wynonie Harris Lollipop Mama / Blow Your Brains Out King Records (3) Canada 1947 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Bite Again, Bite Again / Blowin' To California album art Wynonie Harris Bite Again, Bite Again / Blowin' To California King Records (3) Canada 1947 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Good Rockin' Tonight / Good Morning Mr. Blues album art Wynonie Harris Good Rockin' Tonight / Good Morning Mr. Blues King Records (3) US 1948 Sell This Version
4217 Wynonie Harris - Love Is Like Rain / Your Money Don't Mean A Thing album art Wynonie Harris Love Is Like Rain / Your Money Don't Mean A Thing(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4217 US 1948 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Sittin' On It All The Time / Baby, Shame On You album art Wynonie Harris Sittin' On It All The Time / Baby, Shame On You King Records (3) Canada 1949 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee / She Just Won't Sell No More album art Wynonie Harris Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee / She Just Won't Sell No More King Records (3) Canada 1949 Sell This Version
Wynonie Harris - I Want My Fanny Brown / All She Wants To Do Is Rock album art Wynonie Harris I Want My Fanny Brown / All She Wants To Do Is Rock King Records (3) US 1949 Sell This Version
J.S. 619 Wynonie Harris - Good Morning Mr. Blues / Blow Your Brains Out album art Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris And His Orchestra* Good Morning Mr. Blues / Blow Your Brains Out(Shellac, 10") Jazz Selection J.S. 619 France 1949 Sell This Version
4276 Wynonie Harris - I Feel That Old Age Coming On / Grandma Plays The Numbers album art Wynonie Harris I Feel That Old Age Coming On / Grandma Plays The Numbers(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 4276 US 1949 Sell This Version