Ransom Knowling

Real Name:
Ransom Knowling
Profile:
b. June 24, 1912 in New Orleans, Louisiana
d. Oct 22, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois

Best known as a bass player, Knowling also played tuba and violin. He performed with New Orleans big bands in the 1920s and 1930s under Sidney Desvigne, Joe Robichaux and others, then moved to Chicago where he played on many blues and R&B records. He achieved the greatest commercial success with his work as a bassist for Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup and Little Brother Montgomery.
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Compilations

LPV-518, LPV 518 Ransom Knowling - Bluebird Blues album art Various Bluebird Blues (as Ranson Knowling) Various - Bluebird Blues (Comp, Album) RCA Victor LPV-518, LPV 518 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
MJ 1071-1 Ransom Knowling - The Blues album art Various Willie Mae (as R. Knowling) and 1 more… Various - The Blues(CD, Comp) DeAgostini MJ 1071-1 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
SD 854092 Ransom Knowling - Got The Blues album art Various That's All Right Mama Various - Got The Blues(2xCD, Comp) Super Doubles SD 854092 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
852322 Ransom Knowling - Blues Classics album art Various That's All Right Mama Various - Blues Classics(4xCD, Comp) Disky 852322 UK 1998 Sell This Version
DB 249632 Ransom Knowling - The Blues Box album art Various That's All Right Mama Various - The Blues Box(5xCD, Comp) Disky DB 249632 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version