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© Miroslav Jurčeka (1989-2021)
WITHERSPOON Jimmy
(voc)

Personal Data:

Born: 08.08.1923 (Gurdon, Arkansas, USA)
Died: 18.09.1997 (throat cancer)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Confessing The Blues1945
2.Roll On Katy1946
3.Voodoo Woman1947
4.How Long,How Long1947
5.Big Fine Gal1949
6.A Spoonful Of Blues1957
7.New Orleans Blues
& Wilbur De Paris
31.10.1957
8.Going To Kansas City1958
9.At The Renaissance1958
10.Jimmy Witherspoon1958
11.Evolution Of The Blues Song1961
12.Live In Paris
(live)
1961
13.Hey Mrs Jones1962 WEA
14.Roots
& Ben Webster
23.05.1962WEA
15.Evenin' Blues15.08.1963Acoustic Sounds
16.Jimmy Witherspoon Sings The Blues1964
17.Baby Baby Baby1964
18.Blues Around The Clock1965
19.Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues1965
20.Blue Spoon1965
21.In Person1965
22.Spoon In London1966
23.The Blues Is Now1967
24.Blues For Easy Livers1967
25.Mean Old Frisco1968
26.Blues Singer1969
27.The Best Of Jimmy Witherspoon1969
28.Spoonful1970
29.Guilty
& Eric Burdon
10/1971 United Artists
30.Spoon Concerts
(live)
1972
31.Groovin' & Spoonin'1972
32.Jimmy Witherspoon & Ben Webster
& Ben Webster
1972
33.Monterey Jazz Festival
(live)
11/1972 Ember
34.Huhh1973
35.Ain't Nobodys Business1973
36.Handbags & Gladrags1974
37.Take This Hammer1975
38.Love Is A Five Letter Word3/1975 Capitol
39.Jimmy Witherspoon1976
40.Cry The Blues
& Groove Holmes
6/1976 Bulldog
41.Feelin' The Spirit1977
42.Live Jimmy
(live)
1977
43.Live In Paris
& Buck Clayton
(live 2LP)
4/1977 Vogue
44.Anthologie Du Blues Vol 71979
45.Spoon In Australia1980
46.J.W. & The New Savoy Sultans1980
47.Spoon's Life10/1980 Pure Pleasure
48.Big Blues9/1981 JSP
49.A Spoonful Of Soul1982
50.Companions1984
51.Patcha, Patcha1985
52.Midnight Lady Called The Blues1986
53.Blowin' in from Kansas City1993 Ace
54.Spoon So Easy2/1999 Chess/BMG
55.Best of Blues Jubilees
& Dinah Washington & Joe Turner
11.05.1999Philips
56.Jimmy Witherspoon with the Duke Robillard Band06.06.2000Stony Plain
57.Gone With The Blues09.04.2002Jasmine
58.Definitive Black And Blue Sessions30.04.2002Black & Blue
59.Blues, the Whole Blues & Nothing But the Blues04.02.2003Sanctuary
60.1947-194825.03.2003Jazz Classics
61.Sings the Blues Sessions22.07.2003Ace
62.1948-194916.03.2004Jazz Classics
63.Very Best of Jimmy Witherspoon: Miss Miss Mist09.11.2004Collectables
64.As Blue As They Can Be
& Richard "Groove" Holmes & Odetta
25.01.2005Acrobat
65.Blues Is Now26.07.2005Verve
66.Jimmy Witherspoon...Plus23.08.2005Ace
67.1950-195121.02.2006Classics R&B
68.Roots14.03.2006Collectables
69.Spoon28.03.2006Collectables
70.Urban Blues Singing Legend
(box set)
31.10.2006JSP
71.Goin' to Kansas City Blues
& Jay McShann And His Band
20.11.2007Mosaic Select
72.Live at the Renaissance
(live)
15.04.2008Acrobat
73.Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival 1972
(live)
05.08.2008Monterey Jazz Fest
74.I'll Be Right On Down: The Modern Recordings 1947-195324.11.2008Ace
75.Live '59
(live)
06.01.2009Acrobat
76.Singin' the Blues17.02.2009
77.Doctor Blues13.10.2009Blues Boulevard
78.The Blues Biography12.07.2011AAO
79.Save a Little Piece of Tomorrow
& Roy Eldridge & Jay McShann
03.07.2012jazz2jazz
80.Hard Working Man10.12.2013Proper Box
81.Four Classic Albums Plus26.08.2014Avid Jazz
82.Live at the Renaissance & the Monterey
(live)
15.04.2016Soul Jam

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.You're Next2/1965 Prestige 98
2.If There Wasn't Any You29.04.1966Stateside
3.It's All Over But The Crying08.07.1966Verve
4.Past Forty Blues13.05.1967Verve
5.Soledad / Headin' For Home
& Eric Burdon
6/1971 Polydor
6.Love Is A Five Letter Word3/1975 Capitol

Press References:

Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19733318.08.197347Caught In The Actgig review
19733318.08.197356Bluesinterview
1974902.03.197465Jazzsceneinterview
19762626.06.197625Blues & Folk Albumsalbum review
19762810.07.197641Caught In The Actgig review
19763818.09.197641Jazzsceneinterview
19813315.08.198121Jazz Albumsalbum review
19814003.10.198129Jazz Albumsalbum review
19815119.12.198124Caught In The Actgig review
1982423.01.198222Jazzinterview
New Musical Express
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1975003.05.197515Plattersalbum review
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19994 109Novinkyalbum review