The Harlem Hamfats

Profile:
Chicago jazz band formed in 1936. Initially, they mainly provided backup music for jazz and blues singers, such as Johnny Temple, Rosetta Howard, and Frankie Jaxon, for Decca Records.Their first record, "Oh! Red", became a hit, securing them a Decca contract for fifty titles, and they launched a successful recording career performing danceable music.

The group's inclusion in the dirty blues genre is due to such songs as "Gimme Some of that Yum Yum" and "Let's Get Drunk and Truck".
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The Harlem Hamfats Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

The Harlem Hamfats - Let's Get Drunk And Truck / What You Gonna Do album art Harlem Hamfats* Let's Get Drunk And Truck / What You Gonna Do Decca US 1936 Sell This Version
7245 The Harlem Hamfats - I Feel Like A Millionaire / Bad Luck Man album art The Harlem Hamfats I Feel Like A Millionaire / Bad Luck Man(Shellac, 10") Decca 7245 US 1936 Sell This Version
7218 The Harlem Hamfats - New Oh Red! / Move Your Hand album art The Harlem Hamfats New Oh Red! / Move Your Hand(Shellac, 10") Decca 7218 US 1936 Sell This Version
7262 The Harlem Hamfats - She's A Mellow Mother For You / Hamfat Swing album art Harlem Hamfats* She's A Mellow Mother For You / Hamfat Swing(Shellac, 10") Decca 7262 US 1936 Sell This Version
7251 The Harlem Hamfats - If You Want To Live / My Daddy Was A Lovin' Man album art Harlem Hamfats* If You Want To Live / My Daddy Was A Lovin' Man(Shellac, 10") Decca 7251 US 1936 Sell This Version
The Harlem Hamfats - If You're A Viper / Rosetta Blues album art Rosetta Howard And The Harlem Hamfats Rosetta Howard And The Harlem Hamfats - If You're A Viper / Rosetta Blues Decca US 1937 Sell This Version
7286 The Harlem Hamfats - She Brings Me Down / Wet It album art Frankie "Half Pint" Jaxon* And The Harlem Hamfats Frankie "Half Pint" Jaxon* And The Harlem Hamfats - She Brings Me Down / Wet It(Shellac, 10", 1st) Decca 7286 US 1937 Sell This Version
7312 The Harlem Hamfats - It Was Red / Jam Jamboree album art Harlem Hamfats* It Was Red / Jam Jamboree(Shellac, 10") Decca 7312 US 1937 Sell This Version
7426 The Harlem Hamfats - What's On Your Mind? / My Old Lady Blues album art Harlem Hamfats* What's On Your Mind? / My Old Lady Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7426 US 1937 Sell This Version
7274 The Harlem Hamfats - Who Done It? / She's Trickin' Me album art Harlem Hamfats* Who Done It? / She's Trickin' Me(Shellac, 10") Decca 7274 US 1937 Sell This Version
7345 The Harlem Hamfats - She Sends Me / You Certainly Look Good To Me album art Frankie (Half-Pint) Jaxon* And The Harlem Hamfats Frankie (Half-Pint) Jaxon* And The Harlem Hamfats - She Sends Me / You Certainly Look Good To Me(Shellac, 10") Decca 7345 US 1937 Sell This Version
7351 The Harlem Hamfats - Down In Shady Lane / I'm Cuttin' Out album art Harlem Hamfats* Down In Shady Lane / I'm Cuttin' Out(Shellac, 10") Decca 7351 US 1937 Sell This Version
7444 The Harlem Hamfats - Mean Baby Blues / Pimple Blues album art Johnnie Temple* And Harlem Hamfats* / Johnnie Temple* Johnnie Temple* And Harlem Hamfats* / Johnnie Temple* - Mean Baby Blues / Pimple Blues(Shellac, 10") Decca 7444 US 1937 Sell This Version
7283 The Harlem Hamfats - Ooh-Wee Babe / Growling Dog album art Harlem Hamfats* Ooh-Wee Babe / Growling Dog(Shellac, 10") Decca 7283 US 1937 Sell This Version
7310 The Harlem Hamfats - You Drink Too Much / Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes album art Harlem Hamfats* You Drink Too Much / Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes(Shellac, 10") Decca 7310 US 1937 Sell This Version
7406 The Harlem Hamfats - Toodle Oo Blues / You Got To Be Satisfied album art Harlem Hamfats* Toodle Oo Blues / You Got To Be Satisfied(Shellac, 10") Decca 7406 US 1938 Sell This Version
7410 The Harlem Hamfats - Let's Fall In Love Again / It's Your Turn album art Rosetta Howard, Hamfoot Ham With Harlem Hamfats* Rosetta Howard, Hamfoot Ham With Harlem Hamfats* - Let's Fall In Love Again / It's Your Turn(Shellac, 10") Decca 7410 US 1938 Sell This Version
7454 The Harlem Hamfats - I'd Rather Be With You / Time's A'Wastin' album art Harlem Hamfats* I'd Rather Be With You / Time's A'Wastin'(Shellac, 10") Decca 7454 US 1938 Sell This Version
7466 The Harlem Hamfats - Let Me Feel It / Don't Start No Stuff album art The Harlem Hamfats Let Me Feel It / Don't Start No Stuff(Shellac, 10") Decca 7466 US 1938 Sell This Version
7515 The Harlem Hamfats - It Will Never Happen Again / Trading Old Love For New album art Rosetta Howard With Harlem Hamfats* Rosetta Howard With Harlem Hamfats* - It Will Never Happen Again / Trading Old Love For New(Shellac, 10") Decca 7515 US 1938 Sell This Version
7532 The Harlem Hamfats - Gonna Ride 74 / Stavin' Chain album art Johnny Temple (2) With The Harlem Hamfats Johnny Temple (2) With The Harlem Hamfats - Gonna Ride 74 / Stavin' Chain(Shellac, 10") Decca 7532 US 1938 Sell This Version
7459 The Harlem Hamfats - Stay On It / How Long Baby album art Rosetta Howard With The Harlem Hamfats Rosetta Howard With The Harlem Hamfats - Stay On It / How Long Baby(Shellac, 10") Decca 7459 US 1938 Sell This Version
04870 The Harlem Hamfats - Bartender's Blues / Ready For The River album art Harlem Hamfats* Featuring Hamfoot Ham Harlem Hamfats* Featuring Hamfoot Ham - Bartender's Blues / Ready For The River(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 04870 US 1939 Sell This Version
ULT 1 The Harlem Hamfats - If You're A viper album art East-West (3) / Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats East-West (3) / Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats - If You're A viper(7") Ultima (3) ULT 1 UK 1978 Sell This Version
10 354 The Harlem Hamfats - This Is The Blues Vol. 4 album art Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats - This Is The Blues Vol. 4(7", EP) Brunswick 10 354 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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