Kansas Joe

Wilbur "Kansas Joe" McCoy (May 11, 1905 – January 28, 1950) was an American Delta blues singer, musician and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 11, 1905 (Jackson), Died January 28, 1950 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, composer, imitation bass (tub-bass), leader, speaker, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-59992 10-in. 5/26/1930 I'm going back home McCoy and Johnson Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62537 10-in. 5/29/1930 Midnight special Bessie McCoy ; Memphis Minnie Female vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-62538 10-in. 5/29/1930 I never told a lie McCoy and Johnson Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62539 10-in. 5/29/1930 Don't want no woman (T'have t'give my money to) McCoy and Johnson Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and dialogue instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62540 10-in. 5/29/1930 Georgia skin McCoy and Johnson Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-96262 10-in. 11/1/1935 Something gonna happen to you Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-96263 10-in. 11/1/1935 Well! Well! Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-034855 10-in. 6/5/1939 You tore up my heart Four Clefs Instrumental quartet, with vocal composer  
Victor BS-044975 10-in. 5/9/1940 Just rockin' Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-049038 10-in. 3/22/1940 Oh babe! Washboard Sam's Band Male vocal solo with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BS-049370 10-in. 8/5/1940 I'm going to Saint Louis Washboard Sam's Band Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-049372 10-in. 8/5/1940 Oh Joe! Washboard Sam's Band Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer  
Victor BS-049374 10-in. 8/5/1940 Yes, I got your woman Washboard Sam's Band Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer  
Victor BS-053727 10-in. 12/11/1940 I'm going home Gideon Honore ; Jimmie Noone Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-053728 10-in. 12/11/1940 They got my number now Jimmie Noone Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-064130 10-in. 4/23/1941 Why don't you do it right? Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-064131 10-in. 4/23/1941 Love me Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-064723 10-in. 7/23/1941 What will I do? Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-064724 10-in. 7/23/1941 Oh! Red's twin brother Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-064725 10-in. 7/23/1941 We can't agree Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-064726 10-in. 7/23/1941 Let's try it again Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with washtub band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-064727 10-in. 7/23/1941 Hello babe Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-064728 10-in. 7/23/1941 If I didn't love you Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-064732 10-in. 7/23/1941 You're just full of jive Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-064739 10-in. 7/24/1941 I got somebody else Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with washtub band composer  
Victor BS-064741 10-in. 7/24/1941 It looks bad for you Jazz Gillum Male vocal solo, with washtub band composer  
Victor BS-064873 10-in. 9/11/1941 Black pony blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064874 10-in. 9/11/1941 Death Valley blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064875 10-in. 9/11/1941 Kind lover blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064876 10-in. 9/11/1941 If I get lucky Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064884 10-in. 9/15/1941 Des'e my blues Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064885 10-in. 9/15/1941 Cross cut saw blues Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064886 10-in. 9/15/1941 Classy Mae blues Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064887 10-in. 9/15/1941 You can't read my mind blues Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064888 10-in. 9/15/1941 Travelin' highway man Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064889 10-in. 9/15/1941 Deep blue sea blues Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064890 10-in. 9/15/1941 I'm a guitar king Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-064891 10-in. 9/15/1941 It's a cryin' pity Tommy McClennan Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass instrumentalist, imitation bass (tub-bass)  
Victor BS-070198 10-in. 1/21/1942 You got me to the place Lil Green Trio Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-070695 10-in. 1/30/1942 I'll get you off my mind Big Joe and his Rhythm Washboard band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-070696 10-in. 1/30/1942 It ain't no lie Big Joe and his Rhythm Washboard band leader, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-070800 10-in. 1/21/1942 I have a place to go Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-070801 10-in. 1/21/1942 If you want to share your love Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-070802 10-in. 1/21/1942 If I'm a fool Lil Green Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-074000 10-in. 1/30/1942 Got to go blues Big Joe and his Rhythm Washboard band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-074001 10-in. 1/30/1942 Come over and see me Big Joe and his Rhythm Washboard band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-074002 10-in. 1/30/1942 Sleeping by myself Big Joe and his Rhythm Washboard band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-074003 10-in. 1/30/1942 Bessie Lee blues Big Joe and his Rhythm Washboard band, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-074058 10-in. 2/10/1942 Rockin' my blues away Washboard Band (Washboard Sam) Male vocal solo, with washboard band composer  
Victor D4AB-0332 10-in. 12/15/1944 Your money can't buy me Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0333 10-in. 12/15/1944 That's all for you Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0334 10-in. 12/15/1944 I'm alright now Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0335 10-in. 12/15/1944 What you're doing is wrong Big Joe and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W147379 10-in. 11/2/1928 Miss meal cramp blues Alec Johnson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147380 10-in. 11/2/1928 Sister Maud Mule Alec Johnson Band Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147383 10-in. 11/2/1928 Mysterious coon Alec Johnson Band Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147384 10-in. 11/2/1928 Toodle doo Alec Johnson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148707 10-in. 6/18/1929 I want that Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148708 10-in. 6/18/1929 That will be alright Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148709 10-in. 6/18/1929 Goin' back to Texas Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148710 10-in. 6/18/1929 Frisco Town Memphis Minnie ; Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148711 10-in. 6/18/1929 When the levee breaks Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148712 10-in. 6/18/1929 Bumble bee Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148717 10-in. 6/19/1929 No mo' cherry ball Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148718 10-in. 6/19/1929 You can't do it to me Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO108 10-in. 1/28/1931 Bumble bee blues Tampa Red Guitar solo composer  
Brunswick VO109 10-in. 1/30/1931 Shake Mattie Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Brunswick VO110 10-in. 1/30/1931 My wash woman's gone Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Brunswick VO111 10-in. 1/30/1931 I don’t want that junk outta you Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO116 10-in. 2/9/1931 Somebody’s got to help you Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Brunswick VO117 10-in. 2/9/1931 That’s your yas-yas-yas Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick VO118 10-in. 2/9/1931 Don’t bother it Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO119 10-in. 2/9/1931 Today today blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO123 10-in. 2/11/1931 Lay my money down (If you run around) Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO124 10-in. 2/11/1931 Pickin’ the blues Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO125 10-in. 2/11/1931 Let’s go to town Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO137 10-in. 3/16/1931 Somebody’s got to help you Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO138 10-in. 3/16/1931 Pickin’ the blues Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO139 10-in. 3/16/1931 Let’s go to town Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick VO112 10-in. 1/30/1931 Crazy cryin’ blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick TVO140 10-in. 3/16/1931 Rowdy old soul The Hill Billy Plowboy Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Brunswick C5817 10-in. 6/5/1930 I don’t want no woman I have to give my money to Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5818 10-in. 6/5/1930 Bumble bee no. 2 Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5819 10-in. 6/5/1930 Botherin’ that thing Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C5820 10-in. 6/5/1930 I’m wild about my stuff Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C5821 10-in. 6/5/1930 Cherry ball blues Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C5822 10-in. 6/5/1930 Memphis Minnie-jitis blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5823 10-in. 6/5/1930 Good girl blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5824 10-in. 6/5/1930 Georgia skin blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5829 10-in. June 1930 I called you this morning Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5830 10-in. June 1930 My Mary blues Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5831 10-in. June 1930 Plymouth Rock blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5864 10-in. 6/24/1930 Cherry ball blues Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C5865 10-in. 6/24/1930 Botherin’ that thing Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C5866 10-in. 6/24/1930 Bumble bee no. 2 Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C5867 10-in. 6/24/1930 Georgia skin blues Memphis Minnie Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C6011 10-in. 7/8/1930 She put me out doors Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist  
Brunswick C6012 10-in. 7/8/1930 Pile driving blues Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist  
Brunswick C6013 10-in. 7/8/1930 I called you this morning Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist  
Brunswick C6440 10-in. 10/11/1930 That’s your yas-yas-yas Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C6441 10-in. 10/11/1930 I’m fixed for you Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C6442 10-in. 10/11/1930 What’s the matter with the mill? Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C7138 10-in. Dec. 1930 Bumble bee blues Tampa Red Guitar solo composer  
Brunswick C7246 10-in. 1/21/1931 Beat it right Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C7247 10-in. 1/21/1931 Preacher’s blues Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Brunswick C7248 10-in. 1/21/1931 Let’s go to town Joe McCoy ; Memphis Minnie Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C7249 10-in. 1/21/1931 Pickin’ the blues Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick C7539 10-in. 3/24/1931 I’m crazy ‘bout my Bozo Lovin’ Sam from Down in ‘Bam Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick C7540 10-in. 3/24/1931 That new kinda stuff Lovin’ Sam from Down in ‘Bam Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick MEM732 10-in. Feb. 1930 She wouldn’t give me none Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist  
Brunswick MEM733 10-in. Feb. 1930 My Mary blues Kansas Joe Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick MEM738 10-in. Feb. 1930 I called you this morning Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist  
Brunswick MEM765 10-in. Feb. 1930 What fault you find of me? Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick MEM766 10-in. Feb. 1930 What fault you find of me? Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick MEM790 10-in. 2/21/1930 Can I do it for you? Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick MEM791 10-in. 2/21/1930 Can I do it for you? Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62425 10-in. 7/20/1937 No need knockin' on the blind Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62643 10-in. 10/5/1937 Let your linen hang low-1 Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62644 10-in. 10/5/1937 If you're a viper Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62645 10-in. 10/5/1937 Rosetta blues Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62646 10-in. 10/5/1937 It's your turn Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62647 10-in. 10/5/1937 Let's fall in love again-1 Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62648 10-in. 10/5/1937 Worried mind blues Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62649 10-in. 10/6/1937 Rattlesnake bite Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62650 10-in. 10/6/1937 I believe I been hoodood Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62651 10-in. 10/6/1937 She wants to rattle me all the time Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62652 10-in. 10/6/1937 Plenty trouble on your hand Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62653 10-in. 10/6/1937 Gimme some of that yum yum yum Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62654 10-in. 10/6/1937 Hoodoo women Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62655 10-in. 10/6/1937 Mama's bad luck child Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62656 10-in. 10/6/1937 Mean baby blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62657 10-in. 10/6/1937 Tempo de bucket The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62658 10-in. 10/6/1937 You got the devil to pay The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62659 10-in. 10/6/1937 Time's a wastin' The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62660 10-in. 10/6/1937 Black gal you better use your head The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62661 10-in. 10/6/1937 Root hog or die The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62662 10-in. 10/6/1937 You got to be satisfied The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62663 10-in. 10/6/1937 Toodoe oo blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62664 10-in. 10/6/1937 Rampart and Gravier blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62665 10-in. 10/6/1937 What's on your mind? The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 62674 10-in. 10/8/1937 Broken hearted blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63624 10-in. 4/20/1938 Don't start no stuff The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63635 10-in. 4/21/1938 Let me feel it The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63636 10-in. 4/21/1938 Little girl The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63637 10-in. 4/21/1938 I'd rather be with you The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63638 10-in. 4/21/1938 I'm in so much trouble now The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63639 10-in. 4/21/1938 I believe I'll make a change The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63640 10-in. 4/21/1938 It will never happen again Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63641 10-in. 4/21/1938 Trading old love for new Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63642 10-in. 4/21/1938 Stay on it Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63643 10-in. 4/21/1938 Delta bound Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63644 10-in. 4/21/1938 You got to go when the wagon comes Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63645 10-in. 4/21/1938 How long baby Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63646 10-in. 4/21/1938 Harlem jamboree Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63662 10-in. 4/22/1938 Mellow little devil The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63663 10-in. 4/22/1938 The barefoot boy The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63664 10-in. 4/22/1938 She loves so good Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63665 10-in. 4/22/1938 Riff it Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63666 10-in. 4/22/1938 Some sweet day Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63667 10-in. 4/22/1938 I'm gonna steal you Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63668 10-in. 4/22/1938 I knocks myself out Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63669 10-in. 4/22/1938 They put the big britches on me Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63670 10-in. 4/22/1938 What is that smells like gravy? Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63671 10-in. 4/22/1938 Every dog must have his day Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63672 10-in. 4/22/1938 Fare you well Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63673 10-in. 4/22/1938 Stavin' chain Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63674 10-in. 4/22/1938 County jail blues Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63675 10-in. 4/22/1938 Gonna ride 74 Johnnie Temple instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90002 10-in. 5/15/1935 The main key to heaven Joe McCoy instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Decca 90003 10-in. 5/15/1935 Twenty minutes in hell Joe McCoy instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Decca 90004 10-in. 5/15/1935 Dry bones in the valley Joe McCoy instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Decca 90005 10-in. 5/15/1935 Highway 61 Joe McCoy instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Decca 90007 10-in. 5/16/1935 The time is drawing high Joe McCoy instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Decca 90198 10-in. 7/22/1935 My babe, my babe Bill Wilber vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90291 10-in. 9/5/1935 Look who's corning down the road Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90292 10-in. September 1935 The world is a hard place to live in Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90689 10-in. 4/18/1936 What a time I'm havin' Red Nelson instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90690 10-in. 4/18/1936 Empty bed blues Red Nelson instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90691 10-in. 4/18/1936 Oh! Red The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90692 10-in. 4/18/1936 Lake Providence blues The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90780 10-in. 7/2/1936 Live and die for you The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90781 10-in. 6/2/1936 New Oh Red! The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90782 10-in. 7/2/1936 What you gonna do? The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90783 10-in. 7/2/1936 She's gone again The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90835 10-in. 8/14/1936 Let's get drunk and truck The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90836 10-in. 8/14/1936 Move your hand The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90837 10-in. 8/14/1936 Sales tax on it (but it's the same thing) The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90838 10-in. 8/14/1936 You done tore your playhouse down The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90912 10-in. 10/2/1936 Little girl The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90913 10-in. 10/2/1936 Southern blues The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90914 10-in. 10/2/1936 The garbage man The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90915 10-in. 10/2/1936 Weed smoker's dream (Why don't you do it now? De. 8650) The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90916 10-in. 10/2/1936 If you want to live The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90917 10-in. 10/2/1936 Don't take away my P.W.A. Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90918 10-in. 10/2/1936 She sells good meat Jimmie Gordon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90947 10-in. 10/22/1936 I feel like a millionaire The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90948 10-in. 10/22/1936 Bad luck man The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90949 10-in. 10/22/1936 My Daddy was a lovin' man The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90950 10-in. 10/22/1936 She's trickin' me The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90982 10-in. 11/13/1936 We're gonna pitch a boogie woogie The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90983 10-in. 11/13/1936 Hamfat swing The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90984 10-in. 11/13/1936 Who done it? The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90985 10-in. 11/13/1936 Growling dog The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91038 10-in. 12/12/1936 Keep it swingin' 'round and 'round The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91039 10-in. 12/12/1936 Ooh-wee babe The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91040 10-in. 12/12/1936 I don't want you loving me The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91041 10-in. 12/12/1936 She's a mellow mother for you The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91074 10-in. 1/14/1937 Hallelujah Joe ain't preachin' no more The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91075 10-in. 1/14/1937 What's my baby doin'? The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91076 10-in. 1/14/1937 It was red The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91123 10-in. 3/1/1937 I feel like going to town The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91124 10-in. 3/1/1937 I'm so glad The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91125 10-in. 3/1/1937 Jam jamboree (Jam sesh jam) The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 91126 10-in. 3/1/1937 Down in shady lane The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91130 10-in. 3/12/1937 The dirty dozens Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91131 10-in. 3/12/1937 She brings me down Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91132 10-in. 3/12/1937 Take it easy greasy Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91133 10-in. 3/12/1937 Wet it Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91200 10-in. 4/28/1937 I'm cuttin' out The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91201 10-in. 4/28/1937 Hoodooin' woman The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91202 10-in. 4/28/1937 I love that The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91203 10-in. 4/28/1937 My old lady blues The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91244 10-in. 5/12/1937 Baby won't you tear my clothes The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91245 10-in. 5/12/1937 You drink too much The Harlem Hamfats vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91268 10-in. 5/21/1937 I'm Alabama bound The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91269 10-in. 5/21/1937 Empty bed blues The Harlem Hamfats instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91301 10-in. 10/27/1937 We gonna move Palooka Washboard Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91302 10-in. 10/27/1937 Backdoor Palooka Washboard Band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91303 10-in. 10/27/1937 You done tore your pants with me Palooka Washboard Band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91304 10-in. 10/27/1937 Save me some Palooka Washboard Band instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91552 10-in. 10/21/1938 Stomp it out gate Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91553 10-in. 10/21/1938 The candy man Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91554 10-in. 10/21/1938 Oh rider Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91555 10-in. 10/21/1938 Stay away from my door Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 91556 10-in. 10/21/1938 All on account of you Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9289 10-in. 8/13/1934 I got to have a little more Mississippi Mudder [i.e. Joe McCoy] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9290 10-in. 8/13/1934 Someday I'll be in the clay Mississippi Mudder [i.e. Joe McCoy] vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9299 10-in. 8/16/1934 Evil devil woman blues Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9300 10-in. 8/16/1934 Going back home blues Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9301 10-in. 8/16/1934 Meat cutter blues Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9302 10-in. 8/16/1934 Baltimore blues Charlie McCoy instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9380 10-in. 8/24/1934 You got to move, part 1 Kansas Joe ; Memphis Minnie vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9389 10-in. 8/31/1934 You got to move, part 2 Memphis Minnie vocalist  
Decca C 9402 10-in. 9/6/1934 Hole in the wall Memphis Minnie vocalist  
Decca C 9407 10-in. 9/6/1934 Give it to me in my hand Memphis Minnie vocalist  
Decca C 9426 10-in. 9/10/1934 Squad it Memphis Minnie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9427 10-in. 9/10/1934 Moaning the blues Memphis Minnie instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9634 10-in. 1/9/1935 Please baby Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9635 10-in. 1/9/1935 One in a hundred Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9638 10-in. 1/9/1935 One more greasing Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9639 10-in. 1/9/1935 What's the matter with you Joe McCoy vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca C 9649 10-in. 1/15/1935 The prodigal's return Joe McCoy speaker  
Decca C 9650 10-in. 1/15/1935 If I be lifted up Joe McCoy speaker  
Decca C 9651 10-in. 1/15/1935 Don't need no doctor when I come to die Joe McCoy speaker  
Decca C 9652 10-in. 1/15/1935 That great love (He's so good to me) Joe McCoy speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kansas Joe," accessed August 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106298.

Kansas Joe. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106298.

"Kansas Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.

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