Robert Wilkins

Real Name:
Robert Timothy Wilkins
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Blues and gospel singer and guitarist.
Born: January 16, 1896, in Hernando, Mississippi
Died: May 26, 1987 in Memphis, Tennessee

Wilkins moved to Memphis in 1915, and in the 1920s and 1930s played with such luminaries as Furry Lewis, Memphis Minnie, and Son House. He recorded blues for the Victor, Brunswick and Vocalion labels 1928-1935, but in the late 1930s joined the Church of God in Christ, where he became an ordained minister in 1950, and only played gospel music. He recorded a full LP of gospel songs in 1964.
Father of Rev. John Wilkins.
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Albums

PLP 13162 Robert Wilkins - Memphis Gospel Singer album art Rev. Robert Wilkins* Memphis Gospel Singer (Album) Piedmont (2) PLP 13162 UK 1964 Sell This Version
SRX 97003 Robert Wilkins - The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival album art Bukka White / Nathan Beauregard / Joe Callicott / Furry Lewis / Rev. Robert Wilkins* Bukka White / Nathan Beauregard / Joe Callicott / Furry Lewis / Rev. Robert Wilkins* - The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival (Album) Sire SRX 97003 US 1968 Sell This Version
GCD 9902 Robert Wilkins - ... Remember Me album art Rev. Robert Wilkins* ... Remember Me (Album) Edsel Records GCD 9902 US 1993 Sell This Version
BCD 130 Robert Wilkins - When I Lay My Burden Down album art Fred McDowell / Furry Lewis / Robert Wilkins Fred McDowell / Furry Lewis / Robert Wilkins - When I Lay My Burden Down (Album) Biograph BCD 130 US 1994 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

7205 Robert Wilkins - Long Train Blues / Alabama Blues album art Robert Wilkins Long Train Blues / Alabama Blues(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 7205 US 1930 Sell This Version
7125 Robert Wilkins - That's No Way To Get Along / Falling Down Blues album art Robert Wilkins That's No Way To Get Along / Falling Down Blues(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 7125 US 1930 Sell This Version

Compilations

SPL 1002 Robert Wilkins - Before The Reverence album art Robert Wilkins Before The Reverence (Comp) Spokane Records (2) SPL 1002 UK 1971 Sell This Version
Herwin 215 Robert Wilkins - The Original Rolling Stone album art Robert Wilkins The Original Rolling Stone (Comp) Herwin Records Herwin 215 US 1980 Sell This Version
PCD-2251 Robert Wilkins - Prodigal Son album art Robert Wilkins Prodigal Son (Comp) P-Vine Records PCD-2251 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
MK324 Robert Wilkins - That's No Way To Get Along album art Robert Wilkins That's No Way To Get Along(LP, Comp) Monk (4) MK324 US 2010 Sell This Version
BCD 16629 AH Robert Wilkins - Prodigal Son album art Reverend Robert Wilkins* Prodigal Son (Comp) Bear Family Records BCD 16629 AH Europe 2014 Sell This Version
WSE 111 Robert Wilkins - Complete Recordings In Chronological Order - 1928-35 album art Robert Wilkins Complete Recordings In Chronological Order - 1928-35(LP, Comp) Wolf Records (2) WSE 111 Austria Unknown Sell This Version
WSE 108 CD Robert Wilkins - Gus Cannon 1927 - Robert Wilkins 1927-35 album art Gus Cannon, Robert Wilkins Gus Cannon, Robert Wilkins - Gus Cannon 1927 - Robert Wilkins 1927-35(CD, Comp) Wolf Records (2) WSE 108 CD Austria Unknown Sell This Version