Washboard Sam

Real Name:
Robert Brown
Profile:
Blues singer and washboard player, born July 15, 1910 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, died November 13, 1966 in Chicago.
He moved to Chicago in 1932, becoming a highly popular recording artist, making numerous records for Victor/Bluebird between 1935 and 1949. He also played washboard behind many other artists such as Big Bill Broonzy, Jazz Gillum, and Sonny Boy Williamson during the same period.
Aliases:
In Groups:
Variations:

Albums

Washboard Sam - Big Bill Broonzy And Washboard Sam album art Big Bill Broonzy and Washboard Sam Big Bill Broonzy and Washboard Sam - Big Bill Broonzy And Washboard Sam (Album, Comp) Chess, Chess US 1962 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

B-5983 Washboard Sam -  Ocean Blues / Y M V Blues	 album art Washboard Sam Ocean Blues / Y M V Blues (Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-5983 US 1935 Sell This Version
B-6518 Washboard Sam Give Me Lovin'(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-6518 US 1936 Sell This Version
6-10-55 Washboard Sam - Don't Tear My Clothes / I'm A Prowlin' Groundhog album art Washboard Sam And Chicago Four* / Washboard Sam Washboard Sam And Chicago Four* / Washboard Sam - Don't Tear My Clothes / I'm A Prowlin' Groundhog(Shellac, 10") Melotone 6-10-55 US 1936 Sell This Version
B-6556 Washboard Sam - Cherry Hill Blues / Levee Blues album art Washboard Sam Cherry Hill Blues / Levee Blues(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-6556 US 1936 Sell This Version
B-7328 Washboard Sam - Ladies' Man / Beer Garden Blues album art Washboard Sam Ladies' Man / Beer Garden Blues(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-7328 US 1938 Sell This Version
B-7655 Washboard Sam - The Gal I Love / Lonesome Man album art Washboard Sam, Elijah Jones (2) Washboard Sam, Elijah Jones (2) - The Gal I Love / Lonesome Man(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-7655 US 1938 Sell This Version
B-8469 Washboard Sam - Louise / Oh Babe album art Washboard Sam Louise / Oh Babe(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-8469 US 1940 Sell This Version
50-0023 Washboard Sam - Maybe You'll Love Me album art Washboard Sam Maybe You'll Love Me(7", Single, Ora) RCA Victor 50-0023 US 1949 Sell This Version
50-0090 Washboard Sam - Gamblin' Man album art Washboard Sam Gamblin' Man(7", Single, Ora) RCA Victor 50-0090 US 1950 Sell This Version
50-0048 Washboard Sam - Market Street Swing album art Washboard Sam Market Street Swing(7", Single, Ora) RCA Victor 50-0048 US 1950 Sell This Version
Washboard Sam - Diggin' My Potatoes / Bright Eyes album art Washboard Sam Diggin' My Potatoes / Bright Eyes (Single) Chess US 1953 Sell This Version
86.369 M Washboard Sam - Treasury Of Jazz Vol. 39 album art Washboard Sam Treasury Of Jazz Vol. 39(7") RCA Victor 86.369 M France 1964 Sell This Version
ET-15.068 Washboard Sam - Diggin’ My Potatoes album art Washboard Sam Diggin’ My Potatoes(7", EP) El Toro Records ET-15.068 Spain 2019 Sell This Version
8721 Washboard Sam - Don't Tear My Clothes / I'm A Prowlin' Groundhog album art Washboard Sam Don't Tear My Clothes / I'm A Prowlin' Groundhog(Shellac, 10") Conqueror 8721 US Unknown Sell This Version
75.461 Washboard Sam - Washboard Sam album art Washboard Sam Washboard Sam(7", EP, Mono) RCA 75.461 France Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Washboard Sam - Washboard Sam album art Washboard Sam Washboard Sam (Comp) RCA France 1958 Sell This Version
Washboard Sam - Blues Classics By Washboard Sam album art Washboard Sam Blues Classics By Washboard Sam (Comp) Blues Classics US 1967 Sell This Version
Washboard Sam - Feeling Low Down album art Washboard Sam With Big Bill Broonzy And Memphis Slim Washboard Sam With Big Bill Broonzy And Memphis Slim - Feeling Low Down (Comp) RCA Victor US 1971 Sell This Version
FXM1 7297 Washboard Sam - Washboard Sam Vol. 1 album art Washboard Sam Washboard Sam Vol. 1(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) RCA FXM1 7297 France 1976 Sell This Version
Washboard Sam - Vol.1 1935-1947 album art Washboard Sam Vol.1 1935-1947 (Comp) Document Records (2) Austria 1986 Sell This Version
BT 2012 Washboard Sam - I'm Not The Lad album art Washboard Sam I'm Not The Lad(LP, Comp) Swingtime BT 2012 Denmark 1989 Sell This Version
BD-2091 Washboard Sam Vol. 1 (1937-1947)(LP, Comp, Mono, RM) Rst Records BD-2091 Austria 1990 Sell This Version
KWEST 4161 Big Bill Broonzy, Washboard Sam Big Bill Broonzy, Washboard Sam - Big Bill Broonzy & Washboard Sam(Cass, Comp) Kwest KWEST 4161 Italy 1990 Sell This Version
Washboard Sam - 1936-1947 album art Washboard Sam 1936-1947 (Comp) Wolf Records (2) Austria 1991 Sell This Version

Videos (20) Edit