Ransom Knowling

Ransom Knowling

Real Name:
Ransom Knowling
b. Jun 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 30s 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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Ransom Knowling Discography Tracks


Various Bluebird Blues (as Ranson Knowling) Various - Bluebird Blues (Comp) RCA Victor Australia 1965 Sell This Version
MJ 1071-1 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 Various That's All Right Mama Various - Got The Blues(2xCD, Comp) Super Doubles SD 854092 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
DB 249632 Various That's All Right Mama Various - The Blues Box(5xCD, Comp) Disky DB 249632 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version