Blind Blake

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Blind bluesman's intricate, syncopated style of guitar playing led him to be dubbed "King Of The Ragtime Guitar."
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Year Album Artist
2019 Early Morning Blues: Essential Recordings 1926-1932 Blind Blake Primary Artist
2018 Arkansas John Oates Composer
2018 Strings & Jokes: Live in Bremen 1977 Leon Redbone Composer
2017 All Things Change: The Transatlantic Anthology 1967-1970 Ralph McTell Composer
2017 American Epic: The Collection Composer, Guitar, Primary Artist, Spoken Word
2017 My Eyes Have Seen/The Tin Angel/At the Gate of Horn Odetta Composer
2017 The Complete Bottom Line Broadcast 1974 Ry Cooder Composer
2016 Long Way from Home: Early Recordings Leon Redbone Composer
2015 Ditty Wah Ditty Ry Cooder Composer
2015 The Complete US & UK Singles As & Bs 1953-62 Pat Boone Composer
2014 A Short Cut to the Grave Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
2014 Century of the Blues Primary Artist
2014 Legacy: Rare and Unreleased Recordings, 1962-2002 Dave Ray Primary Artist
2013 The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Vol. 1 (1917-1927) Primary Artist
2013 The Blues Effect: Blind Blake Blind Blake Primary Artist
2013 The Rough Guide to Blind Blake Blind Blake Primary Artist, Arranger, Composer
2013 The Rough Guide to Blind Lemon Jefferson Blind Lemon Jefferson Arranger, Primary Artist
2013 West Coast Blues: The Legendary Blind Blake Blind Blake Primary Artist
2012 Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie Randy Kaplan Composer
2012 Ramblers, Gamblers, Vagabonds and Revelers Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
2012 Simply Blues [2012] Primary Artist
2012 The Return of the Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of Primary Artist
2012 Vicksburg Blues Pat Donohue / Butch Thompson Composer
2011 Blind Man Blues Composer, Primary Artist
2011 Classic Blues Artwork From the 1920s Calendar 2012 Primary Artist
2011 Let Them Talk Hugh Laurie Composer
2011 Rock Your Baby: Red Hot Rompers for Children of All Ages Primary Artist
2011 Roots of Trash & Garage Primary Artist
2011 The Story of the Blues Composer, Primary Artist
2010 Live at New Orleans House, Berkeley, CA 9/69 Hot Tuna Composer
2010 Luck in the Valley Jack Rose Composer
2010 Nobody Sings Dylan Like Dylan Primary Artist
2010 Rappahannock Blues John Jackson Composer
2010 The History of Rhythm & Blues: 1925-1942 Primary Artist
2010 This Old World's in a Hell of a Fix! 18 Classic Blues Songs from the 1920's, Vol. 7 Primary Artist
2009 Back Biting Bee Blues Blind Blake Primary Artist
2009 Boaters Bowlers & Bowties: The Best of Barber, Ball & Bilk Kenny Ball / Chris Barber / Acker Bilk Composer
2009 Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920's: 2010 Calendar Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2009 Let Me Tell You About the Blues: Chicago (The Evolution of Chicago Blues 1925-58) Primary Artist
2009 The Roots of Bob Dylan Primary Artist
2008 Ain't Times Hard: Political and Social Comment In The Blues Primary Artist
2008 Classic Blues Songs from the 1920's, Vol. 6: Nightmare Primary Artist
2008 Jail House Blues Primary Artist
2008 King of the Blues Clarinet 1923-1940 Johnny Dodds Primary Artist
2008 Songs from the Invisible Republic Primary Artist
2008 Southern Rag Blind Blake Primary Artist
2008 The History of Rhythm & Blues Primary Artist
2007 Classic Blues Artwork: 1920's Calendar 2008 Primary Artist
2007 The Best of Country Blues [Fuel 2000] Primary Artist
2007 The Road to Robert Johnson Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2006 Blues Image Presents...16 Classic Blues Songs from the 1920's, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
2006 Blues Power: 50 Blues Artist Who Matter Primary Artist
2006 Bottleneck Blues Wizards Primary Artist
2006 Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2006 Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920's [Bonus CD] Primary Artist
2006 Cod Liver Oil and Orange Juice: The Transatlantic Anthology Hamish Imlach Composer
2006 Drinkin' TNT and Smokin' Dynamite: Vintage Songs About Drugs Primary Artist
2006 King of Ragtime Blues Guitar Blind Blake Primary Artist
2006 Odyssée: Pas Si Bêtes Primary Artist
2006 Ricky Jay Plays Poker Primary Artist
2006 That Devilin' Tune, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2006 The Blues Box [Metro Triples/Union Square] Primary Artist
2005 Acoustic Roots Richard Ray Farrell Composer
2005 Blind Blake Vol. 2 1927-1928 Blind Blake Primary Artist
2005 Blind Blake, Vol. 1 1926-1927 Blind Blake Primary Artist
2005 Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920's, Vol. 3 Calendar 2006 Primary Artist
2005 Down the Dirt Road Blues Primary Artist
2005 Good for What Ails You: Music of the Medicine Shows, 1926 - 1937 Guitar
2005 High Rollers: Vintage Gambling Songs 1920-1952 Primary Artist
2005 Juice Head Baby: Vintage Songs About Booze and Bars 1925-1952 Primary Artist
2005 Oh Brother: Best of Southern Blues Primary Artist
2005 Outside the Law: Gangsters, Racketeers & The Feds 1922-1947 Primary Artist
2005 Penitentiary Blues: Songs to Do Hard Time By Primary Artist
2005 The Fabulous Mr. Acker Bilk Acker Bilk Composer
2005 Wizard Blind Blake Primary Artist
2004 Back to the Crossroads: The Roots of Robert Johnson Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Blues Images Presents 1920's Blues Classics, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2004 Don't Fish in My Sea Ma Rainey Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Guitar
2004 Hellhounds on Their Trail: A History of Blues Guitar 1924-2001 [Box Set] Primary Artist
2004 Masters of Memphis Blues Guitar
2004 Menschen Biere Sensationen! Composer
2004 Paramount Recordings, Vol. 2 Johnny Dodds Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2004 Prison Blues [Columbia River] Composer, Primary Artist
2004 The Paramount Masters Guitar, Personnel
2003 All the Published Sides Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Composer
2003 Blind Blake Blind Blake Primary Artist
2003 Blues Images Presents 1920's Blues Classics Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Blues Story [Shout! Factory] Primary Artist
2003 Century of the Blues: The Definitive Country Blues Collection Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Down in the Basement: Joe Bussard's Treasure Trove of Vintage 78s Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Primary Artist
2003 Encyclopedia of Boogie Woogie Primary Artist
2003 Fourtold Fourtold Composer
2003 Future Blues: A Celebration of Paramount Records Composer
2003 King of the Blues, Vol. 2 Blind Blake Primary Artist
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Remember Johnny Dodds Vol.1 Pam Pameijer Composer
2003 Roots of Rock [Acrobat] Primary Artist
2003 The Best There Ever Was: The Legendary Early Blues Performers Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Blues 36 Chefs-D'oeuvre Primary Artist
2002 Burger After Church The Waybacks Composer
2002 Folksongs: Old Time Country Music 1926-1944 Guitar
2002 Gimme Dat Harp Boy: Roots of the Captain Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Legendary Blues: Oh Brother - Best of Southern Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Michelle: The Pye Anthology The Overlanders Composer
2002 Roots of Ry Cooder Composer, Primary Artist
2002 The Essential Blind Blake Primary Artist, Composer
2002 Trad Mad! The Pye Trad-Jazz Anthology: 1956-1963 Composer
2001 American Roots Music [Box Set] Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Guitar Blues [Hallmark] Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2001 Prison Blues [Catfish] Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Roots of Rock [Yazoo 2001] Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Southern Country Blues, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2001 The Official Bootleg Album/Ready The Blues Band Composer
2000 20th Century Blues [Catfish] Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2000 American Pop: An Audio History Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 As Good As It Gets: Country Blues Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 As Good as It Gets: Skiffle Composer
2000 Boogie Woogie: Gold Collection Primary Artist
2000 From Richmond to Atlanta Cephas & Wiggins Composer
2000 Gutbucket Blues Charlie "Choo Choo" Williams Composer
2000 Hard Life Rockin' Chair Paul Geremia Composer
2000 Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues Composer
2000 The Best of Blind Blake [Yazoo] Blind Blake Primary Artist, Composer
2000 The Best of Ralph McTell [Castle 2000] Ralph McTell Composer
2000 The Great Race Record Labels, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Broke, Black and Blue [Box] Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Broke, Black and Blue, Vol. 1: Up Country Blues Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Brothers Four in Person/Cross-Country Concert The Brothers Four Composer
1999 Georgia Bound Blind Blake Primary Artist, Composer
1999 Handful of Riffs Composer, Primary Artist
1999 My Own House/You Should See the Rest of the Band David Bromberg Composer
1999 The Best of the Blues Band [Varese] The Blues Band Composer
1999 The Cornshucker's Frolic, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 The Greatest in Country Blues [1201 Music] Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 We'll Meet Again Scarlett Composer
1998 Blues Hits [Columbia River Box] Primary Artist
1998 Blues Suite Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1925-1928) Coot Grant Guitar
1998 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 4 (1926-1927) Ma Rainey Guitar
1998 Giants of Country Blues, Vol. 1 (1927-1938) Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Gitarero Peter Ratzenbeck Composer
1998 Hard Times Come Again No More, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
1998 Hear Me Talkin' Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Hear Me Talkin': Original Blues Bosses Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Jazz Jamboree Kenny Ball / Chris Barber / Acker Bilk Composer
1998 Men of Blues Composer, Primary Artist
1998 One Too Many One Too Many Composer
1998 Original Guitar Wizards: Pickin' the Blues Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Polk City Ramble Roy Book Binder Composer
1998 Spirit of Ragtime Primary Artist
1998 Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 10: 1926-1951 Vocals, Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Blues Hits, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Blues Legends [Boxsets 1997] Primary Artist
1997 Gospel The Weavers Composer
1997 In Person Harvey Reid Composer
1997 Indigo Blues Collection, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Live at Sir George Williams University Dave Van Ronk Composer
1997 Raggin' the Blues: Essential East Coast Blues Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Road to Rhythm & Blues & Rock N' Roll, Vol. 1 Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Southern Country Blues, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Walk Right In: The Essential Recordings of Memphis Blues Guitar
1997 Wild Man Blues: 24 Clarinet Classics Johnny Dodds Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Beats Workin' Mike Dowling Composer
1996 Before the Blues, Vol. 3: The Early American Black Music Scene Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Classic Hot Tuna Acoustic Hot Tuna Composer
1996 Full Spectrum Blues Primary Artist
1996 Great Classic Blues Singers Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 In a Can Hot Tuna Composer
1996 The Essential Recordings of Piano Blues and Boogie: Strut That Thin Guitar
1996 The Master of Ragtime Guitar: The Essential Recordings Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1996 Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 1 Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 Marianne The Easy Riders Composer
1995 Stories Woody Mann Composer
1995 Suitcase Full of Blues Primary Artist
1995 The Best of Blind Blake [Collectables] Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1995 The Best of Blind Blake [Wolf] Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Talking, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer
1994 A Collection of the Blues: Classic Blues Singers, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
1994 Complete Works, Vol. 1 (1926-1928) Elzadie Robinson Guest Artist, Whistle (Human), Guitar
1994 Live! Leon Redbone Composer
1994 Ragtime Blues Guitar (1927-1930) Guitar, Percussion, Composer, Primary Artist
1994 Too Late, Too Late Blues, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Vintage Spencer Bohren Composer
1993 Bluesmen Cephas & Wiggins Composer
1993 Wasn't That a Time! [Vanguard] The Weavers Composer
1992 Favorite Country Blues: Piano-Guitar Duets, 1929-1935 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 Guitar Wizards: 1926-1935 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 Ma Rainey [Milestone] Ma Rainey Guitar
1992 The Complete Paramounts (1929-1931) Charlie Spand Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Primary Artist
1992 The Greatest in Country Blues, Vol. 2 (1927-1936) Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Performer, Primary Artist
1992 The Greatest in Country Blues, Vol. 3 (1929-1956) Guitar, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1926-1927) Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Rhythm), Composer
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2 (1927-1928) Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Whistle (Human), Guitar, Piano, Washboard, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1928-1929) Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Whistle (Human), Guitar, Guitar (Rhythm), Whistle (Instrument), Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Composer
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1928-1934) Papa Charlie Jackson Guitar (Rhythm), Voices, Primary Artist
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 4 (1929-1932) Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar (Rhythm), Composer
1991 Complete Recorded Works, Vols. 1-4 Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Rhythm), Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
1991 East Coast Blues: 1926-1935 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 Mama Let Me Lay It on You (1926-1936) Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 Preachin' the Blues The Blue Rider Trio Composer
1991 Roots of Rock [Yazoo 1991] Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 The Georgia Blues [Yazoo] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 The Paramount Piano Blues 1928-32, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1990 Blues on a Holiday Paul Rishell Composer
1990 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1927-1928) Gus Cannon Whistle (Human), Guitar, Voices, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
1990 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2 (1929-1930) Gus Cannon Guitar
1990 Ragtime Guitar's Foremost Fingerpicker Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1987 Guitar Man Cephas & Wiggins Composer
1986 Bloodshot Eyes Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan Composer
1986 Down in Mississippi Spencer Bohren Composer
1982 Precious Friend Arlo Guthrie / Pete Seeger Composer
1977 Double Time Leon Redbone Composer
1973 Live! Stefan Grossman Composer
1971 First Pull Up, Then Pull Down Hot Tuna Composer
1970 Ry Cooder Ry Cooder Composer
1970 Travelin' Man Roy Book Binder Composer
1968 John Jackson, Vol. 2 John Jackson Composer
1966 Rope Stretchin' Blues (1926-1931), Vol. 4 Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1965 Blues in Chicago Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar
1965 Mother of the Blues Ma Rainey Additional Personnel, Guitar
1960 The Weavers at Carnegie Hall, Vol. 2 The Weavers Composer
1957 Mama Don't Allow Les Hobeaux Composer
1954 The Tin Angel Odetta Composer
1953 Pioneers of Boogie Woogie Guitar
19 Classic Blues Songs From the 1920's, Vol. 9: Mama Don't Allow No Easy Riders Here Primary Artist
1923-1928 Johnny Dodds Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
21 Classic Blues Songs From the 1920's, Vol. 10 Featured Artist, Primary Artist
24 Classic Blues Songs From The 1920s, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
24 Classic Songs From the 1920's, Vol. 15 Primary Artist
3 Get Ready Paul Garner Composer
ABC of the Blues, Vol. 5 Big Bill Broonzy Composer, Primary Artist
All the Blues You Need Primary Artist
Blues Christmas Songs, Vol. 2 Composer, Primary Artist
Blues Infusion, Vol. 1 (100 Essential Tracks) Primary Artist
Blues Infusion, Vol. 3 (100 Essential Tracks) Primary Artist
Blues Infusion, Vol. 6 (100 Essential Tracks) Primary Artist
Blues Infusion, Vol. 9 (100 Essential Tracks) Primary Artist
Blues Music Primary Artist
Blues, Blues Christmas Volume 2: 1926-1958 Composer, Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
Bootleg Rum Dum Blues, Vol. 1 (1926-1930) Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar
Christmas in Jail (Ain't That a Pain): Christmas Blues & Jazz Primary Artist
Classic Blues Ma Rainey Guitar
Classic Blues Artwork From the 1920's, Vol. 11 Primary Artist
Classic Blues Artwork From the 1920s: 2015 Calendar Primary Artist
Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920s Calendar 2013 Primary Artist
Devil Got My Woman: 16 Classic Blues Songs From 1926-1937 Primary Artist
Early Recordings by the Great New Orleans Clarinetist Johnny Dodds Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
Hard Road Blues Primary Artist
In the Alley Johnny Dodds Vocals, Guitar
Island In the Sun: A History of Caribbean Music Primary Artist
Johnny Dodds On Paramount Johnny Dodds Guitar, Primary Artist
Juke'n the Uke Mark Kailana Nelson Composer
Legends of the Country Blues Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
Mambo Calypso Primary Artist
Many Moods Ben Woolman Composer
My Black Mama Primary Artist
My Monday Blues Primary Artist
Official Blues Band Bootleg Album The Blues Band Composer
Piney Woods Money Mama Primary Artist
Rags and Jive From the Jazz Pioneers Primary Artist
Really the Blues? A Blues History, 1893-1959, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
Rough Guide to Blues Women Featured Artist
Shake Shake Mama Little Toby Walker Composer
Sing and They'll Sing Your Song Primary Artist
Street Walker Blues: Vintage Songs About Prostitution, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
Talking Guitar Paul Rishell Composer
That Lovin' I Crave Blind Blake Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar
That Will Happen No More Blind Blake Primary Artist
The Black Swan Sampler Composer, Primary Artist
The Blues Effect, Vol. 10: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Blues Effect, Vol. 1: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Blues Effect, Vol. 3: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Blues Effect, Vol. 5: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Blues Effect, Vol. 6: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Blues Effect, Vol. 7: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Lonesome Rave Blind Blake Primary Artist
The Pye Jazz Anthology Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band Composer
The Rag Roots of Jazz Primary Artist
The Rough Guide to the Blues Songsters Primary Artist
The Album Collection 1954-1962 Odetta Composer
The Early Years Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band Composer
The Johnny Dodds Collection: 1923-29 Johnny Dodds Primary Artist
The Rough Guide to East Coast Blues Primary Artist
The Rough Guide to Hokum Blues Primary Artist
The Rough Guide to Ragtime Blues Primary Artist
The Vanished Bluesman in Richmond Blind Blake Primary Artist
The Vintage Collection: Blues Primary Artist
Third Floor Blues Primary Artist
Up The Stairs: Sessions, Vol. 1 Makem & Spain Composer
You Got What I Want Featured Artist, Primary Artist