Leroy Carr


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Leroy Carr

Other Names: Blues Johnson
Birth Name: Leroy Authur Carr [GEMA]

Personal: Mother: Katie Dozier. Father: John Carr

* March 27, 1905, Nashville TN
family moved to Louisville KY and to Indianapolis IN, visited school here since 1912, taught himself piano
before 1920 - dropped out of school to tour with a traveling circus as teenager
c1920 - served in US Army, Fort Huachuca, Tucson AZ
1922 - married
1923 - birth of his only daughter
into 1920s - accompanied many singers in various Midwest dance halls, houseparties, dives
mid-20s - frequently worked at joints, Covington KY
through 20s into 30s - teamed/toured with Scrapper Blackwell
1928 - recorded with Scrapper Blackwell for Vocalion, Indianapolis IN
1928-31 - recorded with Scrapper Blackwell for Vocalion, Chicago IL
early 30s - worked with Scrapper Blackwell in local clubs, theaters, St. Louis MO area
1931 - worked at Booker T Washington, St. Louis MO
c1932 - worked at Jazzland Club, St. Louis MO - at Barrelhouse, Burdette MS
1932 - recorded for Vocalion, New York City
early 30s - worked at clubs, dives, parties, Indianapolis IN
c1933 - worked at Cotton Club, Indianapolis IN
1934 - Aug. 14, recorded for Vocalion, New York City and Feb. 20/21, St. Louis MO
1935 - recorded for Bluebird, Chicago IL
(died of nephritis due to acute alcoholism?) April 29, 1935, Indianapolis IN
buried at Floral Park, Indianapolis IN

Instruments: piano

Influences: Ollie Akins

Influenced: Little Eddie Boyd, Bumble Bee Slim, Walter Davis, KC Douglas, Jack Dupree, Pete Franklin, Bill Gaither, Cecil Gant, Carol Leigh, Pinetop Perkins, Jimmy Rushing, Otis Span, Eddie Vinson, T-Bone Walker, Peetie Weathstraw

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
www.wirz.de (illustrated discography)
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943

Songs (with date of recording):

A Blues
? -- ? - Document CBL 200039, on: The Essential Leroy Carr (released 2002) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Ain't It A Shame
(Leroy Carr)
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85514-1 Bluebird B5877 - Leroy Carr (v,p)
Ain't That A Paine?
1929/1930? -- Chicago IL - Document DOCD 5135, on: Leroy Carr Vol. 2 1929-1930 (released 1992)
Alabama Woman
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6091-B Vocalion 1549 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Alki Blues (Carr) [Straight Alky Blues - Part 1]
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2966- Vocalion unissued ; AFCDJ A.0.29 (released 1949) - Leroy Carr (voc,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Arlena
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16439-1,-2 Vocalion unissued, Biograph BLP C9, on: Singin' The Blues 1934 (1937) (released 1973) - Leroy Carr (v, p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)

Baby Come Back To Me
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15605-2 Vocalion 02893 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Baby Don't You Love Me No More (Carr)
1928.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-2690-A Vocalion 1261 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Baby You (Done) Don't Put That Thing On Me
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3621- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3796-C Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4049-A Vocalion 1519 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Bad Luck All The Time
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85497-1 Bluebird B5946 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Barrel House Woman
1934.08.14 - NYC - 15628-2 Vocalion 02791 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Barrel House Woman No. 2
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15633-2 Vocalion 02820 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Bee-Da-Da-Bum
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - TC-3153 Vocalion 1276 - Scrapper Blackwell (v,g), Leroy Carr (p)
Big Four Blues (Leroy Carr)
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16416-1 Vocalion 03349 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g), unknown (whistle)
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85498-1 Bluebird B5915 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Big House Blues
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7220-A Vocalion 1585 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Black Gal (What Makes Your Head So Hard?)
1934.08.16 -- NYC - 15646-2 Vocalion 02791 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Black Wagon Blues
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16437-1 Vocalion 03067 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)
Blue Night Blues
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15606-1 Vocalion 03233 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Blues Before Sunrise
1934.02.21 -- St. Louis MO - SL-12-1 Vocalion 02657, SL-12-2 Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Blues She Gave Me
1934.02.21 -- St. Louis MO - SL-10-1 Vocalion 02681 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Blue With the Blues
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3626- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3802-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C4047 Vocalion 1499 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Bo Bo Stomp
1934.08.16 -- NYC - 15649-1 Vocalion 02969 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Box Car Blues
1938.11.07 -- Chicago IL - C-2530-A Vocalion unissued, Document DOCD 5411, on: Too Late, Too Late Vol. 5 (1927-64): More Newly Discovered Titles & Alternate Takes (released 199?) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g,sp)
Bozetta Blues
1934.12.18 -- NYC - 16443-1,-2 Vocalion unissued, Document DLP 543, on: Leroy Carr 1929-1934 (released 1988) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Bread Baker
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16432-1 Vocalion 03296 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g,sp), Josh White (g,sp)
Broken Hearted Man
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16425-1 Vocalion unissued, Biograph BLP C9, on: Singin' The Blues 1934 (1937) (released 1973) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)
Broken Spoke Blues (Carr)
1928.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-2102-B Vocalion unissued- Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-2219- Vocalion 1200 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Carried Water For The Elephant
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6093- Vocalion 1593 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Christmas In Jail (Ain't It A Pain)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4054- Vocalion 1432 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Church House Blues
1934.12.18 -- NYC - 16444-1,-2 Vocalion unissued, Document DLP 543, on: Leroy Carr 1929-1934 (released 1988) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Corn Licker Blues
1934.02.21 -- St. Louis MO - SL-5-1 Vocalion 02741 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Court Room Blues
1934.02.20 -- St. Louis MO - SL-3-3 Vocalion 02751 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Cruel Woman Blues
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15635-1 Vocalion 02893 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

The Deacon's Prayer
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2965-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
D Blues
? -- ? - Document CBL 200039, on: The Essential Leroy Carr (released 2002) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Depression Blues
1932.03.16 -- NYC - 11501-A,-B Vocalion 1693 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
The Dirty Dozen
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5075- Vocalion 1454 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (v,g)
Don't Say Goodbye
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5072- Vocalion 1527 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Don't Start No Stuff
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15647-1 Vocalion 02969 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Don't You Get Tired Of Riding That Same Train All the Time?
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3618- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3792-B, C-3793-A Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4052- Vocalion 1460 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Eleven Twenty-Nine Blues
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16429-1 Vocalion 03157 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)
Evil Hearted Woman
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16246-1,-2 Vocalion unissued, Biograph BLP C9, on: Singin' The Blues 1934 (1937) (released 1973) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Evil Man Blues
1934.08.13 -- NYC - 15598-1 Banner 33148 - Pinewood Tom And His Blues Hounds (Joshua White (v,g), Leroy Carr (p))

Florida Bound Blues
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15634-1 Vocalion 03233 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Four Day Rider
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6090-A Vocalion 1549 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Gambler's Blues
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2975-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - C-3147- Vocalion 1412 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
George Street Blues
1934.08.16 -- NYC - 15648-2 Vocalion 02986 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Gettin' All Wet
1929.08.12 -- Chicago IL - C4034- Vocalion 1423 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (v,g)
Going Back Home (Leroy Carr)
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85515-1 Bluebird B5963 - Leroy Carr (v,p)
Gone Mother Blues
1932.03.16 -- NYC - 11498-A Vocalion 1703 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1934.08.13 -- NYC - 15597-2 Banner 33268 - Pinewood Tom And His Blues Hounds (Joshua White (v,g), Leroy Carr (p))
Goodbye Blues
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5074- Vocalion 1483 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Good Woman Blues
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16427-1 Vocalion 03296 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (sp), Josh White (g,sp)

Hard Hearted Papa
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16417-1,-2 Vocalion unissued ; Biograph BLP C9, on: Singin' The Blues 1934 (1937) (released 1973) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Hard Times Done Drove Me To Drink
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6087-B Vocalion 1541 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Hold Them Puppies
1934.02.21 -- St. Louis MO - SL-6-3 Vocalion 02751 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
How About Me? (Berlin)
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2964-B Vocalion 1259 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11494-A-Vocalion 1716 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
How Long - How Long Blues (Leroy Carr)
1928.06.19 -- Indidanapolis IN - IND-623-A Vocalion 1191 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
How Long How Long Blues - Part 2 (Carr)
1928.11.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2527-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-2688-A Vocalion 1241 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
How Long How Long Blues - Part 3 (Carr)
1928.11.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2526-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-2689-A Vocalion 1279 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Hurry Down Sunshine
1934.02.20 -- St. Louis MO - SL-4-3 Vocalion 02741 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Hustler's Blues
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16428-1 Vocalion 03034 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)

I Ain't Got No Gal
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5073- Vocalion 1561 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I Ain't Got No Money Now
1934.08.13 -- NYC - 15595-1 Vocalion 02950 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I Believe I'll Make A Change
1934.08.16 -- NYC - 15645-2- Vocalion 02820 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I Keep the Blues
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11497-A Vocalion 1709 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I Know That I'll Be Blue
1929.08.12 -- Chicago IL - C4033 Vocalion 1519 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), unknown (train-whistle effect)
I Love You
1928.06.19 -- Indianapolis, IN - IND-626-B Vocalion unissued - Mary Mathews (v), Leroy Carr? (p), Scrapper Blackwell? (g)
I'm Going Away And Leave My Baby
1928.12.20 -- Chicago IL - C-2692-B Vocalion unissued, Collector's Classics CC 38, on: Masters of the Blues Vol. 12 (released 1971) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I'm Going Back To Tennessee
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4053- Vocalion 1460 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I'm Going Back To Tennessee If It Takes My Last Dime
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3615- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3797-C Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
I'm Through With You
1928.12.20 -- Chicago IL - C-2693-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
It's Too Short
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16440-1 Vocalion 02875, 16440-2 Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)
I Won't Miss You When You're Gone
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3617- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3794-B, C-3795-A Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4050- Vocalion 1473 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Jail Cell Blues
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6089- Vocalion 1574 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Just A Rag
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85513-1 Bluebird B5946 - Leroy Carr (v,p)
Just Worryin' Blues
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2974-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - C3148-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C4048 Vocalion 1423 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Kokomo Blues
? -- ? - Document CBL 200039, on: The Essential Leroy Carr (released 2002) - Leroy Carr (v,p)?, Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Let's Disagree
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6085- Vocalion 1624 - Leroy Carr (v,p)
Let's Make Up And Be Friends Again
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6084- Vocalion 1624 - Leroy Carr (v,p)
Lifeboat Blues
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2970-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - C3146 Vocalion 1499 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Longing For My Sugar
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16434-1 Vocalion 02875 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)
Long Road Blues
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6088- Vocalion 1574 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Lonesome Man Blues
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16431-1,-2 Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Lonesome Nights
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11496-A Vocalion 1709 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Love Crying Blues
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7218-A Vocalion 1636 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Love Hides All Faults
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3616- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3798-C Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.12 -- Chicago IL - C4032 Vocalion 1435 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Love Is Dead
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3625- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3799-C Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4051-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Love Rides All
? -- ? - JSP CD 77104, on: Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell: The early recordings of an innovative Blues Master Volume 1 1928-1934 (released 2008) - Leroy Carr (voc,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Low Down Dirty Blues (Carr)
1928.08.14 -- Chicago IL - C-2224- Vocalion 1214 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Low Down Dog Blues
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7215-A Vocalion 1605 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Make A Change
? -- ? - Magpie PY 4407, on: Leroy Carr 1930-1935: 'don't cry when I'm gone' (The Piano Blues Vol. 7) (released 1978) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Mean Mistreater Mama
1934.02.20 -- St. Louis MO - SL-1-2 Vocalion 02657, SL-1-1 Vocalion unissued, Fontana TFE 17051= Fontana 462.021, on: Treasures of North American Negro Music Vol. 1 (released 1958) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1934.08.13 -- NYC - 15598-1 Banner 33148 - Pinewood Tom And His Blues Hounds (Joshua White (v), Leroy Carr (p), Scrapper Blackwell? (g))
Mean Mistreater Mama No. 2
1934.02.20 -- St. Louis MO - SL-2- Vocalion 02762 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Mean Mistreater No. 2 --> see: Mean Mistreater Mama No. 2
Mean Old Train Blues (Carr)
1928.08.14 -- Chicago IL - C-2222- Vocalion 1214 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), unknown (train-whistle,bells)
Memphis Town
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5071- Vocalion 1527 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (v,g)
Midnight Hour Blues
1932.03.16 -- NYC - 11499-A Vocalion 1703 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Moanful Blues
1934.08.16 -- NYC - 15650-1 Vocalion 02922 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Moonlight Blues
1932.03.16 -- NYC - 11500-A Vocalion 1693 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Motherless Child --> see: Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Muddy Water
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15636-1 Vocalion 03107 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
My Good For Nothing Gal
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16441-2 Vocalion 03157 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
My Own Lonesome Blues (Carr)
1928.06.19 -- Indidanapolis IN - IND-622-A Vocalion 1191 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
My Woman's Gone Wrong
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15626-1 Vocalion 02950 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Naptown Blues
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3627- Vocalion 1400 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Naptown Stomp (Jazz Stomp)
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2972-B Vocalion unissued - Scrapper Blackwell And The Two Boys, with Chippie Hill (The Two Boys, Scrapper Blackwell, Bertha "Chippie" Hill (v), Leroy Carr (p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), unknown (k))
The New How Long How Long Blues
1929.08.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4031-A- Vocalion 1435 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
New How Long How Long Blues Part 2
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7221-A Vocalion 1585 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Nineteen Thirty One Blues
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7216-A Vocalion 1605 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
No-Skid Tread
1929.02.15 -- Chicago, IL - C-2973 Vocalion 1276 - Scrapper Blackwell And The Two Boys, with Chippie Hill (The Two Boys, Scrapper Blackwell, Bertha "Chippie" Hill (v), Leroy Carr (p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), unknown kazoo)

Papa's Got Your Water On
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7219-A Vocalion 1636 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Papa's On the House Top (Leroy Carr)
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6092- Vocalion 1593 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Papa Wants A Cookie
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5070- Vocalion 1561 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (v,g)

Papa Wants To Knock A Jug
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7223-A Vocalion 1651 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (v,g)
Prison Bound Blues (Carr)
1928.11.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2528-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.12.20 -- Chicago IL - C-2694-B Vocalion 1241 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Prison Cell Blues
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4055- Vocalion 1432 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Quittin' Papa
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11495-A Vocalin 1716 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Rainy Day Blues
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3628- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-3800-B, C-3801-A Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.08.13 -- Chicago IL - C-4046- Vocalion 1473 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Rocks In My Bed (Leroy Carr)
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85495-1 Bluebird B5915 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Scrappers Weekly Blues
1928.11.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2524-B Vocalion unissued - Scrapper Blackwell (v,g), prob. Leroy Carr (p)
Shade Lane Blues --> see: Shady Lane Blues
Shady Lane Blues
1934.02.21 -- St. Louis MO - SL-7-3- Vocalion 02762 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
She's Alright With Me
1934.08.13 -- NYC - 15598-1 Banner 33148 - Pinewood Tom And His Blues Hounds (Joshua White (v), Leroy Carr (p), Scrapper Blackwell? (g))
Shining Pistol
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16438-1 Vocalion 03067 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)
Six Cold Feet In The Ground (Leroy Carr)
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85516-1 Bluebird B5963 - Leroy Carr (v,p)
Sloopy Drunk Blues
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6086-B Vocalion 1541 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Someday Blues
1928.06.19 -- Indianapolis, IN - IND-627-B Vocalion unissued - Mary Mathews (v), Leroy Carr? (p)
Southbound Blues
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15627-2 Vocalion 03107 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
1934.08.13 -- NYC - 15596-1,-2 Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Stormy Night Blues
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15603-1 Vocalion 02922, 15603-2 Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Straight Alky Blues - Part 1,2 --> see also: Alki Blues
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2966-A, C-2967-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - C3144-, C3145- Vocalion 1290 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
The Stuff Is Here (And It's Mellow)
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16435-2 Vocalion unissued, Document DOCD 5465, on: Leroy Carr & Black Boy Shine 1934 - 1937: Unissued Test Pressings and Alternative Takes (released 1995) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Philipps, Bobbie (v)
Suicide Blues
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16442-1,-2 Vocalion unissued, Biograph BLP C9, on: Singin' The Blues 1934 (1937) (released 1973) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Take A Walk Around the Corner
1934.08.14 -- NYC - 15604-2 Vocalion 02986 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Tennessee Blues (Carr)
1928.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-2097-B Vocalion unissued- Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.08.14 -- Chicago IL - C-2220- Vocalion 1200 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), unknown (train-whistle)
That's All Right For You
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3619-A Vocalion 1405 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
That's Tellin' 'Em
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5069- Vocalion 1483 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (v,g)
There Ain't Nobody Got It Like She's Got It
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2968-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - C-3151- Vocalion 1412 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Tight Time Blues
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16433-1 Vocalion 03034 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Think Of Me Thinking Of You
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2963-A Vocalion unissued, C-2969- Vocalion 1259 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Tired Of Your Low Down Ways (Carr)
1928.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-2691-B Vocalion 1261 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Tom Cat Blues
1928.11.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2525-B Vocalion unissued - Scrapper Blackwell (v,g), prob. Leroy Carr (p)
The Truth About That Thing
1929.02.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2971- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (voc,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1929.03.19 -- Chicago IL - C-3152-B Vocalion 1400 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Truthful Blues (Carr)
1928.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-2098-B Vocalion unissued- Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.08.14 -- Chicago IL - C-2221- Vocalion 1232 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

Unlucky Blues
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16436- Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

What More Can I Do?
1931.01.16 -- Chicago IL - C-7222-A Vocalion 1651 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
When The Sun Goes Down (Leroy Carr)
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85496-1 Bluebird B5877 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Workhouse Blues
1930.01.02 -- Chicago IL - C-5076- Vocalion 1454 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
Wrong Man Blues
1929.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-3620-A Vocalion 1405 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)

You Can't Run My Business No More
1934.02.21 -- St. Louis MO - SL-11-3 Vocalion 02681 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
You Don't Mean Me No Good
1928.11.07 -- Chicago IL - C-2529-B Vocalion unissued - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
1928.12.20 -- Chicago IL - C-26995- Vocalion 1279 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
You Got To Reap What You Sow (Carr)
1928.08.14 -- Chicago IL - C-2223- Vocalion 1232 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
You Left Me Crying
1934.12.14 -- NYC - 16418-1,-2 Vocalion unissued, Biograph BLP C9, on: Singin' The Blues 1934 (1937) (released 1973) - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g)
You've Got Me Grieving
1934.12.17 -- NYC - 16430-2 Vocalion 03349 - Leroy Carr (v,p), Scrapper Blackwell (g), Josh White (g)

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