Bobby Rush

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The king of the contemporary chitlin' circuit, known for his raucous and red-hot mix of soul, blues, and funk.
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Year Album Artist
2016 Porcupine Meat Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer, Harmonica, Vocals
2015 Back to the River: More Southern Soul Stories 1961-1978 Composer, Primary Artist
2015 Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History of Bobby Rush Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Compilation Producer, Liner Notes, Arranger, Composer, Producer
2015 It Ain't Right Jimmy Burns Composer
2015 Rare Soul Groove & Grind 1963-1973 Primary Artist
2015 Slip into a Dream Dave Weld / Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames Harmonica
2014 Decisions Blinddog Smokin' / Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Vocals, Composer
2014 Oak Mountain Night 2001 (Night 3) Widespread Panic Composer
2014 Take Me to the River [Music from the Motion Picture] Composer, Harmonica, Primary Artist, Vocals
2013 Down in Louisiana Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar, Harp, Composer
2013 Swamp Pop Boogie, Vol. 5 Composer
2013 The Jewel/Paula-Ronn Blues Story Primary Artist
2012 Can't Raise Me! Franck Goldwasser Composer
2012 Live at Legends Buddy Guy Composer
2012 Plug It In! Turn It Up! Electric Blues - The Definitive Collection, Pt. 4: 1970-2005 Composer, Primary Artist
2012 Still Called the Blues Quintus McCormick Composer
2011 Show You a Good Time Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar, Harp, Composer
2011 The Jewel/Paula Soul Story Primary Artist
2010 The Soundtrack To Garth Cartwright's Book: More Miles Than Money Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Blind Snake Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Harp, Composer
2009 Light: On the South Side Composer, Primary Artist
2009 The Best of Woodsongs, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2009 The Best of Wood Songs Volume Three Primary Artist
2008 ...Now! The Rip Chords Vocals (Background), Bass, Production Assistant
2008 2 Sides of a Man Stevie Jay Primary Artist
2008 24 Hours Tom Jones Composer
2008 Ain't Times Hard: Political and Social Comment In The Blues Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2008 Look at What You Gettin' Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals (Background), Composer
2008 Roamin' and Ramblin' David "Honeyboy" Edwards Guest Artist, Engineer, Featured Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Composer
2008 Songs from a Dutch Tour Chip Taylor Photography
2007 An Introduction to Chicago Soul Primary Artist
2007 Black Snake Moan [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Loving You Too Long: The Contempo Sessions Oscar Toney Composer
2007 Motel Lovers: Southern Soul from the Chitlin Circuit Primary Artist
2007 Raw Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Harmonica, Percussion, Composer
2007 Underground Luther Allison Producer, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass), Bass
2006 Absolute Funk, Vol. 2 Producer
2006 Philadelphia International Records 12" Single Collection Primary Artist
2006 Sings Gamble & Huff Philadelphia All-Stars Primary Artist
2006 The Essential Recordings, Vol. 1 Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
2006 The Essential Recordings, Vol. 2 Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
2006 The Original Bells of Joy with Friends Bells of Joy Guest Artist
2006 What It is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves: 1967-1977 Composer
2005 Everything's OK Al Green Main Personnel, Harmonica, Soloist
2005 Hen Pecked Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
2005 It Came from Memphis: The Legendary Sounds of Memphis Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Live at Myrtle Beach Widespread Panic Composer
2005 Night Fishin' Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Guitar, Harp, Guitar (Bass), Bass, Composer
2005 Reality Jackson Southernaires Harmonica
2005 Shut 'Em Down...Again The Rip Chords Audio Production, Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Guitar, 6-String Guitar, Guitar (12 String), Sitar (Electric), Guitar (Bass), Percussion, Bass
2004 Baby, Don't You Tear My Clothes James Cotton Main Personnel, Vocals
2004 Extended Versions Hot Tuna Composer
2004 Folkfunk Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Bass, Composer
2004 Get Your Lie Straight: A Galaxy of Funky Soul Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Old School...New Flava Vick Allen Main Personnel, Harmonica
2004 This Is Gold [Disc 1] The Chordettes Composer
2004 This Is Gold: The Chordettes The Chordettes Composer
2004 Tracks Music, Vol. 6 Primary Artist
2003 Absolutely the Best Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
2003 Best of Southern Blues Primary Artist
2003 Blues Greats, Vol. 2 Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Last of the Mississippi Jukes Soundtrack Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Live at Ground Zero Bobby Rush Primary Artist
2003 Live at Ground Zero [ CD & DVD] Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Mixing, Guitar, Harmonica, Keyboards, Executive Producer, Composer
2003 Live at the W.C. Handy Blues Awards, Vol. 1 Vocals, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: The Road to Memphis[Original Soundtrack] Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Mississippi to Mali Corey Harris Guest Artist, Harmonica
2003 No Borders to the Blues Vasti Jackson Guest Artist
2003 Platinum & Gold Collection Hot Tuna Composer
2003 The Preacher's Son Wyclef Jean Composer
2003 Undercover Lover Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Guitar, Harmonica, Guitar (Rhythm), Composer
2003 Worldwide Underground Erykah Badu Composer
2002 35th Anniversary Jam of the James Cotton Blues Band James Cotton Guest Artist, Vocals
2002 Agua Mathias Rissi Producer, Liner Notes
2002 Big Blues Box Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Blue Magic Magic Slim & the Teardrops Composer
2002 Juke Joint Saturday Night Primary Artist
2002 Living in the Streets, Vol. 3 Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Right On!, Vol. 4 Composer
2002 Soul from the Cities, Vol. 1: Philadelphia Primary Artist
2002 Walking by Faith The Canton Spirituals Harmonica
2001 American Blues, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Blues Views [DVD] Primary Artist
2001 Born in Clarksdale Mississippi Johnny B. Moore Composer
2001 Chitlin Circuit Soul! The Best of Today's Southern Blues Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Declassfied Grooves Black Heat Composer
2001 Hang On! [Ruf] Bernard Allison Composer
2000 25 All-Time Greatest Recordings The Chordettes Composer
2000 Across the Water Bernard Allison Composer
2000 Hoochie Man Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Liner Notes, Guitar, Harp, Vocals (Background), Composer
2000 Sister Funk Producer, Composer
2000 Sister Groove Producer
1999 A Celebration of Blues: Blues from Mississippi Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Last Soul Company Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Last Soul Company [Box] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Stax: Superblues, Vol. 4: All-Time Classic Blues Hits Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 The Best of Bobby Rush Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
1999 The Blues Shakers Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Blues Harp Hotshots Vocals, Harmonica
1998 Chicago Blues, Vol. 2 Vocals, Harmonica, Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Jewel Spotlights the Blues, Vol. 5 Primary Artist
1998 Little Mac Is Back Little Mack Simmons Composer
1998 Live on Beale Street Bobby "Blue" Bland Guest Artist, Vocals
1998 Mozart Street Pete Special Composer
1998 Southern Soul Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Composer
1998 Super Blues Legends, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Times Are Changing Bernard Allison Vocals, Harmonica
1997 Blues Party Tonight Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Booga Bear Bobby Rush Primary Artist
1997 Group Dance Epidemic Brave Combo Composer
1997 It's Alright, Vol. 2 Bobby Rush Primary Artist
1997 Lovin' a Big Fat Woman Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals (Background), Bass, Composer
1997 Southern Shades of Blue, Vol. 2 Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Treasures from the Vault B.B. King Primary Artist, Composer
1996 Blues in the Year One-D-One Big Time Sarah / Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express Composer
1996 Give Me a Chance Patterson Guest Artist, Vocals, Harp, Production Assistant
1996 In a Can Hot Tuna Composer
1996 Ponyrider Poonanny Harp, Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
1996 Wearing It Out Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
1995 Blues Fest: Modern Blues of the '70s Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 One Monkey Don't Stop No Show Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
1995 She's a Good 'Un (It's Alright) Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
1994 Bad, Bad Whiskey (The Galaxy Masters) Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1994 Hang On [Peter Pan] Bernard Allison Composer
1993 Crossing Bridges Kinsey Report Composer
1993 Poonanny Be Still! Poonanny Composer
1993 The Jewel/Paula Records Story: Blues, Rhythm & Blues and Soul Recordings Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 Handy Man Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Harmonica, Composer
1992 Instant Replays: The Hits Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
1992 Texas Harmonica Rumble, Vol. 1 Vocals, Harmonica, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 I Ain't Studdi' You Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
1991 Super Soul Blues, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer
1990 Mainly Rock & Roll The Chordettes Composer
1990 Man Can Give Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Vocals, Composer
1985 What's Good for the Goose Is Good for the Gander Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Arranger, Composer
1984 Gotta Have Money Bobby Rush Primary Artist
1984 Turning Point The Staple Singers Composer
1983 Bar Room Preacher Jimmy Johnson Composer
1982 Sue Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Arranger, Guitar, Composer
197? Harpin' on It Vocals, Harmonica, Primary Artist
1979 Rush Hour Bobby Rush Primary Artist
1978 Double Dose Hot Tuna Composer
1976 Hoppkorv Hot Tuna Composer
1975 Fresh Oscar Brown Composer
1975 High Energy James Cotton / James Cotton Blues Band Composer
1975 Moving South Southside Movement Composer
1973 Paris 1919 John Cale Photography
1972 Black Heat Black Heat Composer
196? Classic Blues, Vol. 1 [BluesWay] Performer, Primary Artist
196? Classic Blues, Vol. 2 [BluesWay] Performer, Primary Artist
Black Snake Moan: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Primary Artist
Essential Blues Primary Artist
Forever Young Gregg A. Smith Harmonica, Featured Artist, Vocals
Funk O’ De Funk Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
Gettin' Down & Nasty Albert Storo & The Soul Hustlers Composer
Going Back to the Blues Carl Marshall Guest Artist, Harmonica
Good Loving Will Make You Cry, GH Carl Marshall Featured Artist
Got Me Accused Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
Hard To Explain: More Shattered Dreams: Funky Blues 1968-1984 Composer
I Don’t Want Nobody Hanging Around Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
If Nothing Ever Changes Wee Willie Walker Composer
Live at Jazzfest 2012 Bobby Rush Primary Artist
Live at the Big Bull Reverend Raven / Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys Composer
Loose the Funk: Rarities From the Jewel/Paula Vault Primary Artist
My Street Ursula Ricks Composer
One Step Ahead of the Blues Mark "Muleman" Massey Featured Artist
Porcupine Meat Bobby Rush Primary Artist, Composer
Rough Dried Blues Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
Shots of Blues, Vol. 1 Featured Artist
Swamp Pop Boogie, Vol. 3 Composer, Primary Artist
The Soul Blues Experience 1970-1975 Primary Artist
Upstairs At United 11 Bobby Rush Primary Artist