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.
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|