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Discography of Gertrude "Ma" Rainey


Madame "Ma" Rainey With Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders

Tommy Ladnier (cor) Jimmy O'Bryant (cl) Lovie Austin (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, December, 1923

1596-2 Bad Luck Blues Paramount 12081; Riverside (H) RM 8807
1597-1 Bo-Weavil Blues
1597-2 - Paramount 12080; Riverside (H) RM 8807
1598-2 Barrel House Blues Paramount 12082; Riverside RLP 12-108, (H) RM 8807
1599-1 Those All Night Long Blues Paramount 12081
1599-2 - Paramount 12081; Riverside (H) RM 8807
same session
1608-1 Moonshine Blues Paramount 12083
1608-2 - Paramount 12083; Riverside (H) RM 8807
1609-2 Last Minute Blues Paramount 12080; Riverside (H) RM 8807
1610 not traced
1611 -
1612-2 Southern Blues Paramount 12083; Riverside RLP 12-137, (H) RM 8807
1613-2 Walking Blues Paramount 12082; Riverside RLP 12-108, (H) RM 8807

* Riverside (H) RM 8807   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Paramount 12081   Ma Rainey - Bad Luck Blues b/w Those All Night Long Blues
* Paramount 12080   Ma Rainey - Bo-Weavil Blues b/w Last Minute Blues
* Paramount 12082   Ma Rainey - Barrel House Blues b/w Walking Blues
* Paramount 12083   Ma Rainey - Moonshine Blues b/w Southern Blues

Ma Rainey With The Pruit Twins
Miles Pruitt (bj) Milas Pruitt (g) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa March, 1924

1698-2 Lost Wandering Blues Paramount 12098; Riverside (H) RM 8807
1699-1 Dream Blues -

* Riverside (H) RM 8807   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12098   Ma Rainey - Lost Wandering Blues b/w Dream Blues


Ma Rainey With Lovie Austin's Serenaders

Tommy Ladnier (cor) Jimmy O'Bryant (cl) Arville Harris (as) Lovie Austin (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa March, 1924

1701-2 Honey Where You Been So Long? Paramount 12200; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 12-134, (H) RM 8807
1702-2 Ya-Do-Do Paramount 12257
1702-3 Ya-Do-Do (Yada Do Blues) Paramount 12257; Riverside RLP 1044, (H) RM 8807
1703-1 Those Dogs Of Mine (Famous Cornfield Blues) Paramount 12215; Riverside RLP 1044, RLP 12-137, (H) RM 8807
1704-2 Lucky Rock Blues -

* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller/Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Riverside (H) RM 8807   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1044   Tommy Ladnier Plays The Blues
* Paramount 12200   Ma Rainey - Honey Where You Been So Long? b/w Ma Rainey's Mistery Record
* Paramount 12257   Ma Rainey - Yada Do Blues b/w Cell Bound Blues
* Paramount 12215   Ma Rainey - Those Dogs Of Mine b/w Lucky Rock Blues

Ma Rainey With Lovie Austin's Serenaders

Tommy Ladnier (cor) Jimmy O'Bryant (cl) Arville Harris (as) Lovie Austin (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa April, 1924

1741-1 South Bound Blues Paramount 12227; Riverside (H) RM 8807

* Riverside (H) RM 8807   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12227   Ma Rainey - South Bound Blues b/w Lawd Send Me A Man Blues

Ma Rainey With Lovie Austin's Serenaders

Tommy Ladnier (cor) Jimmy O'Bryant (cl) Arville Harris (as) Lovie Austin (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa May, 1924

1758-2 Lawd Send Me A Man Blues Paramount 12227; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 12-137
1759-2 Ma Rainey's Mistery Record Paramount 12200; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 12-137

* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Paramount 12227   Ma Rainey - South Bound Blues b/w Lawd Send Me A Man Blues
* Paramount 12200   Ma Rainey - Honey Where You Been So Long? b/w Ma Rainey's Mistery Record

Ma Rainey

possibly Miles Pruitt (g) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1924

1824-2 Shave 'Em Dry Blues Paramount 12222
1824-3 - -
1825-2 Farewell Daddy Blues -

* Paramount 12222   Ma Rainey - Shave 'Em Dry Blues b/w Farewell Daddy Blues


Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Jazz Band

Louis Armstrong (cor) Charlie Green (tb) Buster Bailey (cl) Fletcher Henderson (p) Charlie Dixon (bj) Kaiser Marshall (d) Ma Rainey (vo)
NYC, circa October 16, 1924
1925-1 See See Rider Blues Paramount 12252; Riverside RLP 1001, RLP 12-131; Milestone MLP 2010, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
1925-2 - Paramount 12252
1926-2 Jelly Bean Blues Paramount 12238; Riverside REP 101, RLP 1001, RLP 12-101; Milestone MLP 2010, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
1927-2 Countin' The Blues -
1927-3 - Paramount 12238

* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Milestone MLP 2010   Louis Armstrong - An Early Portrait
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-101   Young Louis Armstrong
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1001   Louis Armstrong Plays The Blues
* Riverside REP 101   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12252; United Hot Clubs Of America 85/86   Ma Rainey - See See Rider Blues b/w Jealous Hearted Blues
* Paramount 12238; United Hot Clubs Of America 83/84   Ma Rainey - Countin' The Blues b/w Jelly Bean Blues


Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Jazz Band

Howard Scott (cor) Charlie Green (tb) Don Redman (cl) Fletcher Henderson (p) Charlie Dixon (bj) Kaiser Marshall (d)
Ma Rainey (vo)
NYC, circa October, 1924

1922-2 Booze And Blues Paramount 12242
1923-2 Toad Frog Blues -
1924-1 Jealous Hearted Blues Paramount 12252
1924-2 - Paramount 12252; Milestone MLP 2001, M 47021, MCD 47021-2

* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12242   Ma Rainey - Booze And Blues b/w Toad Frog Blues
* Paramount 12252; United Hot Clubs Of America 85/86   Ma Rainey - See See Rider Blues b/w Jealous Hearted Blues

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Jazz Band

Tommy Ladnier (cor) Jimmy O'Bryant (cl) Lovie Austin (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa November, 1924
10001-2 Cell Bound Blues Paramount 12257; Milestone MLP 2001

* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12257   Ma Rainey - Yada Do Blues b/w Cell Bound Blues

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Hooks Tilford (as) Thomas A. Dorsey (p) possibly Cedric Odom (d) unknown (kazoo) unknown (slide whistle)
Ma Rainey (vo)

Chicago, IL, May 18 or 19, 1925
2136-1 Army Camp Harmony Blues Paramount 12284; Milestone MLP 2001
2136-2 - Paramount 12284
2137-1 Explaining The Blues Paramount 12284; Milestone MLP 2001
2137-2 - Paramount 12284
2138-1 Louisiana Hoo Doo Blues Paramount 12290
2139-1 Goodbye Daddy Blues -

* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12284   Ma Rainey - Army Camp Harmony Blues b/w Explaining The Blues
* Paramount 12290   Ma Rainey - Louisiana Hoo Doo Blues b/w Goodbye Daddy Blues


Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band
Robert Taylor (cor) Hooks Tilford (cl, as) Thomas A. Dorsey (p) possibly George Williams (bj) Cedric Odom (d)
Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, July 13-18, 1925
2209-1 Stormy Sea Blues Paramount 12295
2209-2 - -
2210-2 Rough And Tumble Blues Paramount 12311; Milestone MLP 2001
2211-1 Night Time Blues Paramount 12303; Milestone MLP 2001
2211-2 - Paramount 12303
2212-2 Levee Camp Moan Paramount 12295
2213-1 Four Day Honory Scat Paramount 12303; Milestone MLP 2001
2213-2 - Paramount 12303
2214-2 Memphis Bound Blues Paramount 12311; Milestone MLP 2001

* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12295   Ma Rainey - Stormy Sea Blues b/w Levee Camp Moan
* Paramount 12311   Ma Rainey - Rough And Tumble Blues b/w Memphis Bound Blues
* Paramount 12303   Ma Rainey - Night Time Blues b/w Four Day Honory Scat


Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band
Joe Smith (cor) Charlie Green (tb) Buster Bailey (cl) Fletcher Henderson (p) Charlie Dixon (bj) Coleman Hawkins (bsx) Kaiser Marshall (d) Ma Rainey (vo)
NYC, early December, 1925
2369-2 Slave To The Blues Paramount 12332; Milestone MLP 2001, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
2370-1 Yonder Come The Blues Paramount 12357
2370-2 - Paramount 12357; Riverside RLP 12-108
2371-1 Titanic Man Blues Paramount 12374; Riverside RLP 12-113
2371-2 - Paramount 12374
2372-2 Chain Gang Blues Paramount 12338; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
2373-1 Bessemer Bound Blues Paramount 12374
2373-2 - Paramount 12374; Milestone MLP 2001, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
2374-1 Oh, My Babe Blues Paramount 12332; Riverside RLP 12-121
2375-2 Wringing And Twisting Blues Paramount 12338; Riverside RLP 1045, RLP 12-134;
Milestone MLP 2008, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
2376-2 Stack O'Lee Blues Paramount 12357; Riverside RLP 12-108

* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Milestone M 47021  Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-113 Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 3&4: The Blues / New Orleans Style
* Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller/Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12332   Ma Rainey - Slave To The Blues b/w Oh My Babe Blues
* Paramount 12357  Ma Rainey - Yonder Come The Blues b/w Stack O'Lee Blues
* Paramount 12374   Ma Rainey - Titanic Man Blues b/w Besemer Bound Blues
* Paramount 12338   Ma Rainey - Wringing And Twisting Blues b/w Chain Gang Blues


Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band
Bernie Young (cor) Albert Wynn (tb) Barney Bigard (ss, as) probably Lil Henderson (p) possibly Rip Bassett (bj)
Ma Rainey (vo)

Chicago, IL, February 3-18, 1926
2448-1 Broken Hearted Blues Paramount 12364
2448-2 - Paramount 12364; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137; Milestone MLP 2017
2449 not traced
2450 -
2451-3 Jealousy Blues Paramount 12364
2451-4 - Paramount 12364; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137
2452-1 Seeking Blues Paramount 12352; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137
2452-2 - Paramount 12352

* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12364   Ma Rainey - Broken Hearted Blues b/w Jealousy Blues
* Paramount 12352   Ma Rainey - Seeking Blues b/w Mountain Jack Blues


Ma Rainey

Jimmy Blythe (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa February, 1926
2466-1 Mountain Jack Blues Paramount 12352; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137; Milestone MLP 2017, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
2466-2 - Paramount 12352

* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12352   Ma Rainey - Seeking Blues b/w Mountain Jack Blues


Ma Rainey
Lil Henderson (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1926
2631-1 Trust No Man Paramount 12395; Riverside RLP 12-121; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2

* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12395   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement b/w Trust No Man


Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band
Homer Hobson (cor) Albert Wynn (tb) Tom Brown (cl, as) Doc Cheatham (ss) Lil Henderson (p) Rip Bassett (bj)
Ben Thigpen (d) unknown (musical saw) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1926
2627-1 Down In The Basement Paramount 12395; Riverside RLP 12-121; Milestone MLP 2017
2628-1 Sissy Blues Paramount 12384; Riverside RLP 1045
2629-2 Broken Soul Blues -

* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12395   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement b/w Trust No Man
* Paramount 12384   Ma Rainey - Sissy Blues b/w Broken Soul Blues

Ma Rainey
probably Jimmy Blythe (p) Blind Blake (g) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa November, 1926
405 Morning Hour Blues Paramount 12455; Milestone MLP 2017, MCD 47021-2

* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12455   Ma Rainey - Morning Hour Blues b/w Weeping Woman Blues

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Boys
probably B.T. Wingfield (cor) Junie Cobb (cl) Jimmy Blythe or Tiny Parham (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa November, 1926
407-2 Weeping Woman Blues Paramount 12455
408-2 Soon This Morning Paramount 12438; Riverside RLP 1032, RLP 12-137

* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Riverside RLP 1032   Various Artists - The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12455   Ma Rainey - Morning Hour Blues b/w Weeping Woman Blues
* Paramount 12438   Ma Rainey - Don't Fish In My Sea b/w "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom (Soon This Morning)

Ma Rainey
possibly Leroy Pickett (vln) Blind Blake (g) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1926
4019-2 Little Low Mama Blues Paramount 12419
4020-1 Grievin' Hearted Blues -
4020-2 - Paramount 12419; Riverside RLP 12-108
Jimmy Blythe (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
4021-2 Don't Fish In My Sea Paramount 12438; Riverside RLP 1032, RLP 12-137

* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Riverside RLP 1032   Various Artists - The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12419   Ma Rainey - Little Low Mama Blues b/w Grievin' Hearted Blues
* Paramount 12438   Ma Rainey - Don't Fish In My Sea b/w "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom (Soon This Morning)

Ma Rainey
Shirley Clay (cor) probably Al Wynn or Kid Ory (tb) Claude "Hop" Hopkins (p) unknown (bj) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, August, 1927
4707-1 Misery Blues Paramount 12508; Riverside RLP 1045
4708-2 Dead Drunk Blues Paramount 12508; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021
4709-1 Slow Driving Moan Paramount 12526; Milestone MLP 2001, M 47021

* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12508   Ma Rainey - Misery Blues b/w Dead Drunk Blues
* Paramount 12526   Ma Rainey - Gone Daddy Blues b/w Slow Driving Moan

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band
Shirley Clay (tp) Kid Ory (tb) unknown (tu) Claude "Hop" Hopkins (p) unknown (bj) Ma Rainey (vo)
unknown male talking
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1927
4682-2 Big Boy Blues Paramount 12548
4683-2 Blues Oh Blues Paramount 12566; Riverside REP 107, RLP 12-108;
Milestone MLP 2017, M 47021
4690-3 Damper Down Blues Paramount 12548
4691-2 Gone Daddy Blues Paramount 12526; Milestone MLP 2001, M 47021
4692-1 Oh, Papa Blues Paramount 12566; Riverside REP 107, RLP 12-108;
Milestone MLP 2017, M 47021

* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Riverside REP 107   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12548   Ma Rainey - Big Boy Blues b/w Damper Down Blues
* Paramount 12566   Ma Rainey - Blues Oh Blues b/w Oh, Papa Blues
* Paramount 12526   Ma Rainey - Gone Daddy Blues b/w Slow Driving Moan

Ma Rainey
possibly Shirley Clay (cor) Albert Wynn (tb) possibly Artie Starks (cl) unknown (p) unknown (d) Ma Rainey (vo) unknown male talking
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1927
20228-3 Blues The World Forgot, Pt. 1 Paramount 12647
20229-2 "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom Paramount 12590; Riverside RLP 1016; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20230-2 Blues The World Forgot, Pt. 2 Paramount 12647
20231-2 Hellish Rag Paramount 12612
20232-1 Georgia Cake Walk Paramount 12590
20233-1 New Bo-Weavil Blues Paramount 12603; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MCD 47021-2
20233-2 - Paramount 12603; Milestone MLP 2008, M 47021
20234-1 Moonshine Blues Paramount 12603; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021
20235-3 Ice Bag Papa Paramount 12612

* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12647   Ma Rainey - Blues The World Forgot, Pt. 1&2
* Paramount 12590   Ma Rainey - "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom b/w Georgia Cake Walk
* Paramount 12612   Ma Rainey - Hellish Rag b/w Ice Bag Papa
* Paramount 12603   Ma Rainey - New Bo-Weavil Blues b/w Moonshine Blues

Ma Rainey And Her Tub Jug Washboard Band
Georgia Tom Dorsey (p) Martell Pettiford (bj) Herman Brown (kazoo, wbd, tub b) Carl Reid (jug, jazzhorn)
Ma Rainey (vo) band moaning effects
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1928
20661-1 Black Cat, Hoot Owl Blues Paramount 12687; Riverside RLP 12-134; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20662-3 Log Camp Blues Paramount 12804
20663-2 Hear Me Talking To You Paramount 12668; Riverside RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20664-2 Hustlin' Blues Paramount 12804
20665-2 Prove It On Me Blues Paramount 12668; Riverside RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20666-1 Victim Of The Blues Paramount 12687; Riverside RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20667-1 Traveling Blues Paramount 12706
20667-2 - Paramount 12706; Riverside RLP 1003
20668-1 Deep Moanin' Blues Paramount 12706
20668-2 - Paramount 12706; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021

* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller/Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1003   Ma Rainey, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12687   Ma Rainey - Black Cat, Hoot Owl Blues b/w Victim Of The Blues
* Paramount 12804   Ma Rainey - Log Camp Blues b/w Hustlin' Blues
* Paramount 12668   Ma Rainey - Hear Me Talking To You b/w Prove It On Me Blues
* Paramount 12706   Ma Rainey - Traveling Blues b/w Deep Moanin' Blues

Ma Rainey
Georgia Tom Dorsey (p) Tampa Red (d) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa September, 1928
20878-1 Daddy, Goodbye Blues Paramount 12963; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20879-1 Sleep Talking Blues Paramount 12760
20879-2 - Paramount 12760; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20880-2 Tough Luck Blues Paramount 12735; Milestone MLP 2008, M 47021
20881-1 Blame It On The Blues Paramount 12760; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20882-2 Sweet Rough Man Paramount 12926; Milestone MLP 2008, M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20883-3 Runaway Blues Paramount 12902; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
Georgia Tom Dorsey or Eddie Miller (p) Ma Rainey (vo)
20885-2 Screech Owl Blues Paramount 12735
20886-1 Black Dust Blues Paramount 12926
Georgia Tom Dorsey (p) Tampa Red (g) Ma Rainey (vo)
20897-1 Leaving This Morning Paramount 12902; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2017,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2
20898-1 Black Eye Blues
20898-2 - Paramount 12963; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008,
M 47021, MCD 47021-2

* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone M 47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone MCD 47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1003   Ma Rainey, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12963   Ma Rainey - Daddy, Goodbye Blues b/w Black Eye Blues
* Paramount 12760   Ma Rainey - Sleep Talking Blues b/w Blame It On The Blues
* Paramount 12735   Ma Rainey - Tough Luck Blues b/w Screech Owl Blues
* Paramount 12926   Ma Rainey - Sweet Rough Man b/w Black Dust Blues
* Paramount 12902   Ma Rainey - Runaway Blues b/w Leaving This Morning

Ma Rainey And Papa Charlie Jackson
Papa Charlie Jackson (bj, vo) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa October, 1928
20921-A Ma And Pa Poorhouse Blues Paramount 12718

* Paramount 12718   Ma Rainey - Ma And Pa Poorhouse Blues b/w Big Feeling Blues

Ma Rainey And Papa Charlie Jackson
Papa Charlie Jackson (bj, vo) Ma Rainey (vo)
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1928
21044-1 Big Feeling Blues Paramount 12718; Riverside REP 107, RLP 12-108

* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside REP 107   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12718   Ma Rainey - Ma And Pa Poorhouse Blues b/w Big Feeling Blues





Source: Jazz Discography Project @