Memphis Minnie (ca. 1930)

Memphis Minnie (ca. 1930) (Small plaque on her gravemarker in the New Hope M.B. Cemetery near Walls, MS)


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Memphis Minnie

Other Names: Kid Douglas, Gospel Minnie, Minnie McCoy, Texas Tessie, Lizzie Lawlars
Birth Name: Lizzie Douglas

Personal: Father: Abe Douglas. Mother: Gertrude Wells. Married with Casey Bill Weldon (during 20s), Kansas Joe McCoy (1929-35), "Little Son Joe" Ernest Lawlers (1939-61)

Associated Acts: Memphis Jug Band, Kansas Joe McCoy, Tampa Red, Bumble Bee Slim

* June 3, 1897 Algiers LA
family moved to Walls MS when she was 7 years of age, learned banjo at 10, guitar at 11 years of age
from c1908 - frequently worked for local parties in area
from c1910 - ran away from home to work as Kid Douglas in streets and Church's Park (WC Handy Park), Memphis TN
1916-20 - toured with Ringling Brothers Circus working at tent shows through the South
through 20s - settled down in Memphis to work at saloons, bars and streets along Beale Street
late 20s - frequently worked with Joe McCoy in Jed Davenport's Beale Street Jug Band in streets and parks, Memphis TN
1929 - recorded with Joe McCoy for Columbia, New York City
1930 - recorded with the Memphis Jug Band for Victor, Memphis TN
c1930 - worked at North Memphis Cafe, Memphis TN - toured with Big Bill Broonzy
1930-32 - recorded for Vocalion, Memphis TN and Chicago IL
1930-early 40s - together with Joe McCoy she moved to Chicago to form an own blues group to work at Music Box Club, Mike De-Lisa Club, Martin's Corner, Ruby Lee Gatewood's Tavern ("Blue Monday" parties) and other bars and clubs in that area
1933 - recorded for OKeh - won the first prize (over Big Bill Broonzy) in local blues contest, Chicago IL
during 30s - toured with Bill Broonzy working at clubs
1934-39 - recorded for Vocalion, Chicago IL
1934-35 - recorded for Decca, Chicago IL
1935 - recorded for Bluebird, Chicago IL
1936 - recorded with Bumble Bee Slim for Vocalion, Chicago IL - worked with Black Bob at Tramor Hotel, Chicago IL
1940/41 - recorded for OKeh, Chicago IL
1941 - worked at Elephant Club, Chicago IL
1942 - worked at Don's Den and 230 Club, Chicago IL - married Ernest Lawlars (Lawler) (Little Son Joe)
c1943 - worked at 708 Club, Chicago IL
1944 - recorded for OKeh and Columbia, Chicago IL
mid 40s - worked at Indiana Theater, Chicago IL
during 40s - owned and operated together with St. Louis Jimmy a blues club, Indianapolis IN - worked and lived for 3 years in Detroit MI
1946/47 - recorded for Columbia, Chicago IL
late 40s - formed own vaudeville troupe working at theter through South
1949 - recorded for Columbia - recorded with Sunnyland Slim for Regal and Biograph - worked with Little Son Joe at 708 Club, Chicago IL
early 50s - continued working at local clubs, Chicago area IL
1952 - recorded for Checker, Chicago IL
1954 - recorded for JOB, Chicago IL
mid-50s - returned to Memphis TN, inactive in music
1959 - recorded for ?, Memphis TN
from late 50s - health began to fail, lifed later in various local nursing homes
1969 - Biograph 12035, Blind Willie McTell & Memphis Minnie: Love Changin' Blues released
Aug. 6, 1973 Memphis TN, died of a stroke
buried at New Hope Cemetary, Walls MS

Instruments: guitar, mandolin

Influenced: John Lee Grandersin, Jo-Ann Kelly, Mance Lipscomb, Big Mama Thornton, Mama Yancey

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
Samuel Charters: The Blues Makers. New York, 1991
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943
Fancourt, Les. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1943-70
Leadbitter, Mike. Slaven, Neil: Blues Records 1943 to 1970. A Selective Discography

Songs (with date of recording):

A.B.C. Blues
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2447-1 Vocalion 04776 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
After While Blues
1931.03.25 -- Chicago IL - VO-152-A Vocalion 1658 - Memphis Minnie (v,md), Joe McCoy (v)
Ain't Nobody Home But Me
1935.12.16 -- Chicago IL - C-1186-1 Vocalion unissued, C-1186-2 Vocalion 3187 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), poss. Black Bob, unknown (sb)
Ain't No Use Tryin' Tell On Me (I Know Something On You)
1933.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 152537-2 OKeh unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)

Bad Outside Friends
1939.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2457-1 Vocalion 04797 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Ball And Chain Blues
1935.08.22 -- Chicago IL - C-1098-B Vocalion 3541 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Black Bob (p), Bill Settles (sb)
Banana Man Blues
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9383-- Decca 7019 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Beat It Right
1931.01.21 -- Chicago IL - C-7246- Vocalion1643 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
Biting Bug Blues
1935.12.16 -- Chicago IL - C-1183-2 Vocalion 03144 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), poss. Black Bob, unknown (sb)
Black Cat Blues (Minnie McCoy)
1936.05.27 -- Chicago IL - C-1386-1 Vocalion 03581, C-1386-2 Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Bob Settles (sb), unknown (woodblocks)
Black Rat Swing
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4098-1 OKeh 6707 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), Alfred Elkins (sb) -

Black Widow Stinger
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2452-1 Vocalion 04694 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Blues Everywhere
1937.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-1939-1 ARC 7-09-66, C-1939-2 Vocalion 03638 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Blind John Davis (p), Fred Williams (d)
Bone Yard Blues
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2448-1 Vocalion 04776 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Bothering That Thing
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5819- Vocalion 1535 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
1930.06.24 -- Chicago IL - C-5865-A Vocalion 1570 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Boy Friend Blues
1940.07.00 -- Chicago IL - WC-3168-A OKeh 05670 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g)
Broken Heart
1952.06.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1124 Checker 771. alt tk Chess 9340, on: Chess Blues (released 1992) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Joe and His Band (Ernest Lawlar (g), unknown d)
Bumble Bee (Joe McCoy)
1929.06.18 -- NYC - 148712-2 Columbia 14542-D - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1930.02.21 -- Memphis TN - MEM-773-A Vocalion 1476 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1930.05.26 -- Memphis TN - 59993-2 Victor V38599 - Memphis Jug Band (Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie Burse (g), Will Shade (h), Hambone Lewis (j))
Bumble Bee #2
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5818- ARC unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
1930.06.24 -- Chicago IL - C-5866-A Vocalion 1556 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)

Call The Fire Wagon
1939.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2460-1 Vocalion 04858 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Can I Do It For You Pt. 1,2
1930.02.21 -- Memphis TN - MEM-790-, MEM-791-A Vocalion 1523 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Can't Afford to Loose My Man (E. Lawler)
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3771-1 OKeh 06288 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
Caught Me Wrong Again (Minnie McCoy)
1936.05.27 -- Chicago IL - C-1385-2 Vocalion 03258 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Bob Settles (sb), unknown (woodblocks)
Cherry Ball Blues
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5817- Vocalion 1535 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
1930.06.24 -- Chicago IL - C-5864-A Vocalion 1535 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
Chickasaw Train Blues
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9382- Decca 7019 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Conjur Man
1952.06.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1125 Chess 9340, on: Chess Blues (released 1992) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Joe and His Band (Ernest Lawlar (g), Little Walter (h), unknown (p,d)
Crazy Cryin' Blues
1931.01.30 -- Chicago IL - VO-112-A Vocalion 1678 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)

Daybreak Blues (Blue Monday Blues)
1947.12.27 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4969 Columbia 30120. alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Diggin' My Potatoes
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2446-1 Vocalion 04707 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Dirty Dauber Blues
1930.10.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6433-A Vocalion 1638 - Memphis Minnie (v), Kansas Joe (g)
Dirty Mother For You
1935.01.10 -- Chicago IL - -C9641-A Decca 7048 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (p)
Doctor, Doctor Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL (Studio C) - 96229-1 Bluebird B6199 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), Casey Bill Weldon (stg), prob. Bill Settles (sb)
Don't Bother It
1931.01.19 -- Chicago IL - C-7240-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.02.09 -- Chicago IL - VO-118- Vocalion 1673 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Don't Lead My Baby Wrong
1939.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2459-1 Vocalion 04898 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Don't Turn the Card
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4092-1 Columbia unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
Don't Want No Woman
1930.05.26 -- Memphis TN - 62539- Victor 23313 - Memphis Minnie (v), Kansas Joe McCoy (v,g)
Down By the Riverside
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - 3765-1 Conqueror 9936 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
Down Home Girl
1949/1950 -- Chicago IL - R 1214-1 Biograph 12035, on: Blind Willie McTell & Memphis Minnie: Love Changin' Blues (released 1969) - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Jumping Boys (Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy Rodgers (g), Big Crawford (b))
Down In The Alley (Minnie McCoy)
1937.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-1938-1 Vocalion 03612, C-1938-2 Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Blind John Davis? (p), Fred Williams (d)

Down in New Orleans
1935.05.27 -- Chicago IL - 90019-A Decca 7102 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Dragging My Heart Around
1936.11.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1669-2 Vocalion 03398 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), unknown (sb,t)
Drunken Barrel House Blues
1934.03.24 - - Chicago IL - CP-1070-1 Vocalion 02711 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)

Ethel Bea
1953.10.05 -- Chicago IL - 2612 JOB NI - Little Son Joe (v,g), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Memphis Minnie (g), unknown (d)
Fashion Plate Daddy
1944.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C 4302 Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernst "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Fred Williams (d)
A Few Drops Of Love In Your Heart
1959.00.00 -- Memphis TN - Audiodisc - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g)...
Fingerprint Blues
1940.06.27 -- Chicago IL - WC-3169-A OKeh 05811 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g)
Fishin' Blues
1932.02.03 -- NYC - 11213-A Vocalion 1711 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Fish Man Blues
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4629 Columbia 37579. alt. tk Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Frankie Jean (That Trottin' Fool)
1930.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-6009-A Vocalion 1588 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Frisco Town
1929.06.18 -- NYC - 148710-1 Columbia 14455-D - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)

Garage Fire Blues
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6083- Vocalion 1601 - Memphis Minnie and Her Jug Band (Jed Davenport Jug Band?)
Georgia Skin
1930.05.26 -- Memphis TN - 62540- Victor 23352 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe McCoy (g)
Georgia Skin Blues
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5824- ARC unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
1930.06.24 -- Chicago IL - C-5867- Vocalion 1603 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Give It To Me In My Hand (Can I Go Home With You)
1934.09.06 -- Chicago IL - C-9407-- Decca 7023 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (v,g)
Goin' Back to Texas
1929.06.18 -- NYC - 148709-2 Columbia 14455-D - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Good Biscuits (Minnie McCoy)
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2283-1 Vocalion 04295 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p,sb)
Good Girl Blues
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5823- Vocalion 1603 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Good Morning (Minnie McCoy)
1935.07.27 -- Chicago IL - 90016-A Bluebird unissued - Texas Tessie (v,g), unknown (g)
1936.05.27 -- Chicago IL - C-1387-1 Vocalion 03436 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Bob Settles (sb), unknown (woodblocks)
Good Soppin'
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2453-1,-4 Vocalion 04694 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Got to Leave You
1946.02.26 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4508 Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Got To Leave You No. 2
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4625 Wolf 009, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.2 (1946-47). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Grandpa And Grandma Blues
1930.09.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6082- Vocalion 1601 - Memphis Minnie and Her Jug Band (Jed Davenport Jug Band?)

Hard Down Lie
1931.01.21 -- Chicago IL - C-7245-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.02.11 -- Chicago IL - VO-122-B Vocalion 1673 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.03.13 -- Chicago IL - VO-136-A Vocalion 1665 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Has Anyone Seen My Man (Minnie McCoy)
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-228211 Vocalion 04250 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p,sb)
Haunted House
1936.11.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1672-1 Vocalion unissued, C-1672-2 Vocalion 03581 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Black Bob? (p), unknown (sb,t)
He's In the Ring (Doing That Same Old Thing)
1935.08.22 -- Chicago IL - C-1099-A Vocalion unissued, C-1099-B Vocalion 3046 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Black Bob (p), Bill Settles (sb)
Hold Me Blues
1946.02.26 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4505 Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b)
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4628 Columbia 37977 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Hold Me Blues No. 2
1946/1947
Hole In the Wall
1934.09.06 -- Chicago IL - C-9402-- Decca 7023 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (v,g)
Hoodoo Lady
1936.02.18 -- Chicago IL - C-1264-1 Vocalion 03222 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (sb)
Hot Stuff
1937.06.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1925-1 Vocalion unissued, C-1925-2 Vocalion 03651 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Alfred Bell (t), unknown (p), Fred Williams (d)
Hustlin' Woman Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96227-1 Bluebird B6202 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), Casey Bill Weldon (stg), prob. Bill Settles (sb)

I Am Sailin'
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4096-1 Columbia unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
I Called You This Morning
1930.02.21 -- Memphis TN - MEM-738- Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g?), Kansas Joe (v,g?)
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5829- ARC unissued - Kansas Joe (v,g?), Memphis Minnie (v,g?)
1930.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-6013- Vocalion 1631 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Ice Man (Minnie McCoy)
1936.02.18 -- Chicago IL - C-1263-1 Vocalion 03222 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (sb)
I Don't Want No Woman I Have To Give My Money To
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5817- Vocalion 1535 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
I Don't Want That Junk Outa You
1931.01.30 -- Chicago IL - VO-111-A Vocalion 1678 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
I Don't Want You No More
1936.11.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1667-2 Vocalion 03436 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), unknown (sb,t)
I'd Rather See him Dead
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2287-1 Vocalion 04506 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p,sb)
I'd Write a Letter
1949-53 -- ? - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie
If You See My Rooster (Please Run Him Home) (Minnie McCoy)
1936.05.27 -- Chicago IL - C-1389-1 Vocalion 03285 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Black Bob (p), Bob Settles (sb), unknown (woodblocks)
I Got To Make A Change Blues (Lawler)
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3767-1 Conqueror 9935 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
I Hate to See the Sun Go Down (Minnie McCoy)
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2280-1 Vocalion 04356 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p)
(I Hope) Luck Will Change Some Day
1949.04.23 -- Chicago IL - CCO 5045 Wolf 010, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.3 (1949-53). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Sunnyland Slim or Roosevelt Sykes (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), prob. Ransom Knowling (b)
I'm A Bad Luck Woman (Minnie McCoy)
1936.05.27 -- Chicago IL - C-1384-1 Vocalion 03541 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Bob Settles (sb), unknown (woodblocks)
I'm A Gamblin' Woman
1936.02.18 -- Chicago IL - C-1266-1 Vocalion 03258 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (sb)
I'm Fixed For You
1930.10.11 -- Chicago IL - C-6441- Vocalion 1677 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
I'm Goin' Back Home
1930.05.26 -- Memphis TN - 59992- Victor 23352 - Minnie McCoy And Joe Johnson (Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g))
I'm Going Crazy
1932.02.02 -- NYC - 11221- Vocalion 1705 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
I'm Going Don't You Know
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2054-1 ARC unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,md), Arnett Nelson (cl), prob. Blind John Davis (p), unknown (sb)
I'm Gonna Bake My Biscuit
1930.02.20 -- Memphis TN - MEM-730- Vocalion 1512 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe McCoy (g)
I'm Not A Bad Girl (E. Lawler)
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4090-1 OKeh 06642 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
I'm So Glad
1946.02.26 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4504 Columbia 37295 - Memphis Minnie, Ernest "Little Son Joe" Lawlers (g), Ransom Knowling (b)
I'm Talking About ('Bout) You
1930.02.21 -- Memphis TN - MEM-772-A Vocalion 1476 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1930.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-6010-A Vocalion 1556 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
I'm Talking About You #2
1930.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C6010 Vocalion 1556
I'm Waitin' On You (McCoy)
1935.07.27 -- Chicago IL - 91421-1 Bluebird 6141 - Texas Tessie (v,g), unknown (g) (prob. Big Bill Broonzy)
I'm Wild About My Stuff
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5820-A Vocalion 1570 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
In Love Again
1953.10.05 -- Chicago IL - 2608 Flyright 585 - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Combo (Little Brother Montgomery (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), unknown d)
I Never Told A Lie
1930.05.29 -- Memphis TN - 62538- Victor 23313 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v)
In My Girlish Days
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3764-1 OKeh 06410 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
It's Hard to Be Mistreated
1936.11.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1671-1 Vocalion 03474 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), unknown (sb,t)
It's Hard to Please My Man
1940.06.27 -- Chicago IL - WC-3170-A OKeh 05728 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g)
It Was You Baby (E. Lawler)
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4094-1 OKeh 06624 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
I've Been Treated Wrong (Minnie McCoy)
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2284-1 Vocalion 04250 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p,sb)
I Want That
1929.06.18 -- NYC - 148707-2 Columbia 14542-D - Kansas (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
I Want to Do Something for You
? - ?

Jaihouse Trouble Blues
1932.02.03 -- NYC - 11214-A Vocalion 1718 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Jockey Man Blues
1935.05.27 -- Chicago IL - 90016-A Decca 7125 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Joe Louis Strut
1935.08.22 -- Chicago IL - C-1100-A Vocalion 3046 - Memphis Minnie (v,sp), Black Bob (p), Bill Settles (sb)
Joliet Bound
1932.02.02 -- NYC - 11220-A Vocalion 1686 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Jump Little Rabbit
1949.04.23 -- Chicago IL - CCO 5048 Columbia 30146 - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Jumpin' Boys (Sunnyland Slim or Roosevelt Sykes (p,v), Ernest Lawlars (g,v), Ransom Knowling? (b,v))
Just Had To Holler
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4099-1 Columbia unissued - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)

Keep It to Yourself
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9381-- Decca 7037, C-9381- Decca unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Keep On Eating (Minnie McCoy)
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2286-1 Vocalion 04295 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p,sb)
Keep On Going
1935.07.27 -- Chicago IL - 91422-1 Bluebird 6141 - Texas Tessie (v,g), unknown (g) (prob. Big Bill Broonzy)
Keep On Sailing
1937.06.22 -- Chicago IL - C-1942-1 Vocalion 03651 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Blind John Davis (p), Fred Williams (d)
Keep On Walking
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2285-1 Vocalion 04356 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p,sb)
Keep Your Big Mouth Closed
1939.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2460-1 Vocalion 04858 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Key To the World
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2451-1 Vocalion 05004 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Kidman Blues
1949.00.00 -- Chicago IL - R 1217 Regal 3259. alt. tk Biograph 12035, on: Blind Willie McTell & Memphis Minnie: Love Changin' Blues (released 1969) - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Jumping Boys (Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy Rodgers (g), Big Crawford (b)) (alt tk with unknown d)
Killer Diller Blues (From the South)
1946.02.26 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4506 Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b)
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4626 Columbia 37977 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Killer Diller Blues No. 2
1946/1947
Kind Treatment Blues
1932.02.03 -- NYC - 11218-A,-B Vocalion 1711 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Kissing In the Dark
1953.10.05 -- Chicago IL - 2606 JOB 1101, Boogie Disease 101/2, on: Take A Little Walk With Me: The Blues in Chicago 1948-1957 (released 1972) - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Combo (Little Brother Montgomery (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), unknown d)

Lake Michigan Blues
1933.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 152536-2 OKeh unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
1952.06.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1126 Chess 9330, on: The Blues Vol. 6: '50's Raritis (released 1991) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Joe and His Band (Ernest Lawlar (g), Little Walter (h), unknown p,d)
Lay My Money Down (If You Run Around)
1931.01.21 -- Chicago IL - C-7244-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.02.11 -- Chicago IL - VO-123- Vocalion 1673 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.03.13 -- Chicago IL - VO-135-A Vocalion 1665 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Lean Meat Won't Fry
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4632 Columbia 37579. alt tk Wolf 009, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.2 (1946-47) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Let Me Ride
1935.01.15 -- Chicago IL - C-9657-A Decca 7063 - Gospel Minnie (v,g), unknown (p,v)
Let's Go to Town
1931.01.21 -- Chicago IL - C-7248-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.02.11 -- Chicago IL - VO-125-B Vocalion 1673 - Memphis Minnie (g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.03.16 -- Chicago IL - VO-139-A Vocalion 1660 - Kansas Joe (g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Little Too Late
1953.10.05 -- Chicago IL - 2613 JOB NI - Little Son Joe (v,g), Little Brother Montgomery (p), Memphis Minnie (g), unknown (d)
Living the Best I Can
1937.06.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1926-1 Vocalion 03768 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Alfred Bell (t), unknown (p), Fred Williams (d)
Long As I Can See You Smile
1938.06.23 -- Chicago IL - C-2281-1 Vocalion 04506 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie McCoy (md), unknown (p)
Lonesome Shack Blues --> see: Lonesome Shark Blues (label error)
Lonesome Shark Blues
1940.06.27 -- Chicago IL - WC-3166-A OKeh 05728 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g)
Looking the World Over (E. Lawler)
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4093-1 OKeh 06707 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
Look What You Got
1937.06.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1929-1 Vocalion unissued, C-1929-2 Vocalion 3612 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Alfred Bell (t), unknown (p), Fred Williams (d)
Love Come And Go
1944.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-4306 OKeh 6733 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Fred Williams (d)
Low Down Man Blues
1939.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2458-1 Vocalion 04797 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)

The Man I Love
1946.02.26 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4509 Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Man, You Won't Give Me No Money (Minnie McCoy)
1936.05.27 -- Chicago IL - C-1388-2 Vocalion 03474 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Bob Settles (sb), unknown (woodblocks)
Ma Rainey
1940.06.27 -- Chicago IL - WC-3171-A OKeh 05811 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g)
Me And My Chauffeur Blues (E. Lawler)
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3765-1 OKeh 06288 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
1952.06.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1127 Checker 771. alt tk on MCA 380 596, on: The Chess Story 1947-1975 (released 2000) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Joe and His Band (Ernest Lawlar (g), Little Walter (h), unknown p,d)
Mean Mistreater Blues
1944.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-4305 Columbia 37295 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlers (g), Fred Williams (d)
Memphis Minnie-Jitis Blues
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5822-A Vocalion 1588, C-5822-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie
Meningitis Blues
1930.05.26 -- Memphis TN - 59994-2 Victor 23421 - Memphis Jug Band (Memphis Minnie (v,g), Charlie Burse (g), Will Shade (h), Hambone Lewis (j))
Midnight Special
1930.05.29 -- Memphis TN - 62537-2 Victor unissued - Bessie & Minnie McCoy (Memphis Minnie (v), Kansas Joe (v,g)
Million Dollar Blues
1947.12.27 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4970 Columbia 30120, on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Minnie Minnie Bumble Bee
1932.02.04 -- NYC - 11232-A Vocalion 1682 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (v,g), Tampa Red (v,g), Georgia Tom Dorsey (v,p)
Minnie's Lonesome Song
1935.12.16 -- Chicago IL - C-1184-1 Vocalion 03187 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), poss. Black Bob, unknown (sb)
Mister Tango Blues
1930.02.20 -- Memphis TN - MEM-731- Vocalion 1512 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe McCoy (g)
Moanin' Blues
1946.02.26 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4507 Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Moanin' Blues No. 2
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4627 on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Moaning the Blues
1934.09.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9427-- Decca 7037 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Moonshine
1936.11.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1670-1 Vocalion 03894 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), unknown (sb,t)
My Baby Don't Want Me no More (Minnie McCoy)
1937.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-1936-1 Vocalion 03894, C-1936-2 Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Blind John Davis (p), Fred Williams (d)
My Black Buffalo
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2449-1 Vocalion 04978 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
My Butcher Man (Minnie McCoy)
1933.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 152534-2 OKeh 8948 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
My Gage Is Going Up
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3769-1 OKeh 06410 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
My Man Is Gone Again
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4631 Wolf 009, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.2 (1946-47). alt. tk on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
My Mary Blues
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5830- Vocalion 1576 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
My Strange Man (Minnie McCoy)
1936.02.18 -- Chicago IL - C-1265-1 Vocalion 03285 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (sb)
My Wash Woman's Gone
1931.01.30 -- Chicago IL - VO-110-A Vocalion 1668 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)

New Bumble Bee
1930.07.01 -- Chicago IL - C-5895- Vocalion 1618 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
New Caught Me Wrong Again
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2056-1 Vocalion 03966 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Blind John Davis (p), unknown (sb)
New Dirty Dozen
1930.07.01 -- Chicago IL - C-5894- Vocalion 1618 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
New Orleans Stop Time
1936.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-1227-2 Vocalion 03197 - Bumble Bee Slim (v), Black Bob (p), Memphis Minnie (v,g?), unknown (sb)
Night Watchman Blues
1949.00.00 -- Chicago IL - R 1215-1 Biograph 12035, on: Blind Willie McTell & Memphis Minnie: Love Changin' Blues (released 1969) - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Jumping Boys (Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy Rodgers (g), Big Crawford (b))
No Mo' Cherry Ball
1929.06.19 -- NYC - 148717-2 Columbia unissued - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
No Need You Doggin' Me
1937.06.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1928-1 Vocalion 03697 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Alfred Bell (t), unknown (p), Fred Williams (d)
North Memphis Blues
1930.10.11 -- Chicago IL - C-6443- Vocalion 1550 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Nothing in Rambling (Minnie McCoy)
1940.06.27 -- Chicago IL - WC-3167-A OKeh 05670 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g)

(Oh) Believe Me
1949.04.23 -- Chicago IL - CCO 5046 Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Sunnyland Slim or Roosevelt Sykes (p), Ernest Lawlar (g), prob. Ransom Knowling (b)
Outdoor Blues
1932.02.03 -- NYC - 11215-A,-B Vocalion 1698 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Out In the Cold
1936.11.12 -- Chicago IL - C-1668-1 Vocalion 03398 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), unknown (sb,t)

Pickin' the Blues
1931.01.21 -- Chicago IL - C-7249-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.02.11 -- Chicago IL - VO-124-B Vocalion 1673 - Memphis Minnie (g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.03.16 -- Chicago IL - VO-138-A Vocalion 1660 - Kansas Joe (g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Pig Meat On the Line
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3768-1 OKeh 06605 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
Pile Drivin' Blues
1930.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-6012- Vocalion 1612 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Please Don't Stop Him
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2052-1 ARC unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Arnett Nelson (cl), prob. Blind John Davis (p), unknown (sb)
Please Set A Date (Lawler)
1944.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-4304 Columbia 39895 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Fred Williams (d)
Plymouth Rock Blues
1930.02.21 -- Memphis TN - MEM-739-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
1930.06.05 -- Chicago IL - C-5831- Vocalion 1613 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Poor And Wonderin' Woman Blues
1939.02.02 -- Chicago IL - C-2456-1 Vocalion 05004 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)
Preachers Blues
1931.01.21 -- Chicago IL - C-7247- Vocalion1643 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)

Ramblin' With That Woman
1936.02.05 -- Chicago IL - C-1224-2 Vocalion 04042 - Bumble Bee Slim (v), Myrtle Jenkins (p), Memphis minnie (g)
Reachin' Pete
1935.05.27 -- Chicago IL - 90018-A Decca 7102, 90018-B Decca unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Remember Me Blues
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4097-1 Columbia unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
Running And Dodging Blues
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2052-1,-2 ARC unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,md), Arnett Nelson (cl), prob. Blind John Davis (p), unknown (sb)

Selling My Pork Chops
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96228-1 Bluebird B6199 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Black Bob? (p), Casey Bill Weldon (stg), Bill Settles? (sb)
Shake Mattie
1931.01.30 -- Chicago IL - VO-109-A Vocalion 1668 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
She Put Me Outdoors
1930.07.08 -- Chicago IL - C-6011- Vocalion 1612 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
She Wouldn't Give Me None
1930.02.20 -- Memphis TN - MEM-732- Vocalion 1576 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Shout the Boogie
1947.12.27 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4971 Columbia 38099, on: Origins Of Jazz Library 24. alt. tk Wolf 008, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.1 (1944-46) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d), vocal ensemble
Show Me the Way to Go Home
1947.12.27 -- Chicago IL - CCO4968 Columbia 38099 - Memphis Minnie
Socket Blues
1932.02.04 -- NYC - 11231-A Vocalion 1688 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Somebody's Got to Help You
1931.02.09 -- Chicago IL - VO-116-B Vocalion unissued - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
1931.02.24 -- Chicago IL - VO-116- Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (v,g)
1931.03.16 -- Chicago IL - VO-137-A Vocalion 1653 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Soo Cow Soo
1931.03.25 -- Chicago IL - VO-151-A Vocalion 1658 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g)
Squat It
1934.09.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9426-A Decca 7146 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Stinging Snake Blues
1934.03.24 -- Chicago IL - CP-1069-1 Vocalion 02711 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Stop Lying On Me
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2057-1 ARC unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Arnett Nelson (cl), prob. Blind John Davis (p), unknown (sb)
Strangers' Blues
1932.02.02 -- NYC - 11222-A Vocalion 1686 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
Sweet Man
1949.04.23 -- Chicago IL - CCO 5044 Columbia 30176. alt. tk Wolf 010, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.3 (1949-53) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Sunnyland Slim or Roosevelt Sykes (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), prob. Ransom Knowling (b)
Sylvester and His Mule Blues
1935.01.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9642-A Decca 7084 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (p)

Tears On My Pillow
1949.04.23 -- Chicago IL - CCO 5043 Columbia 30176 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Sunnyland Slim or Roosevelt Sykes (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), prob. Ransom Knowling (b)
That's Your Yas-Yas-Yas
1930.10.11 -- Chicago IL - C-6440- Vocalion unissued - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
1931.02.09 -- Chicago IL - VO-117 Vocalion 1677 - Kansas Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g)
That Will Be All Right
1929.06.18 -- NYC - 148708-3 Columbia 14439-D - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
This Is Your Last Chance
1941.05.21 -- Chicago IL - C-3770-1 OKeh 06505 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), unknown (sb)
Three Times Seven Blues
1947.12.27 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4968 Columbia 38099 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Blind John Davis (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Today Today Blues
1931.01.19 -- Chicago IL - C-7241-B Vocalion unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
1931.02.09 -- Chicago IL - VO-119- Vocalion 1673 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
Tonight I Smile with You
1949.04.23 -- Chicago IL - CCO 5047 Columbia 30146. alt. tk Wolf 010, on: Complete Post-War Recordings Vol.3 (1949-53) - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Sunnyland Slim or Roosevelt Sykes (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), prob. Ransom Knowling (b)
Too Late
1933.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 152535-2 OKeh 8948 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Tricks Ain't Walking No More
1931.01.30 -- Chicago IL - VO-113-A Vocalion 1653 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (g)
True Love (Lawler)
1944.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-4307 Columbia 39895 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Fred Williams (d)
Tuff Luck Blues
1939.02.03 -- Chicago IL - C-2450-1 Vocalion 04707 - Little Son Joe (v), Memphis Minnie (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)

Unkucky Town
1959.00.00 -- Memphis TN - Audiodisc - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g)...

Walking and Crying Blues
1937.12.15 -- Chicago IL - C-2053-1 Vocalion 03966 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Arnett Nelson (cl), Blind John Davis? (p), unknown (sb)
Wants Cake When I'm Hungry
1937.06.17 -- Chicago IL - C-1937-2 Vocalion 03768 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Blind John Davis (p), Fred Williams (d)
Weary Woman's Blues
1935.05.27 -- Chicago IL - 90017-A Decca 7125 - Memphis Minnie (v,g)
Western Union
1946.09.20 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4630 Columbia 30134 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest Lawlars (g), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
What a Night
1953.10.05 -- Chicago IL - 2609 Flyright 585 - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Combo (Little Brother Montgomery (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), unknown d)
What Fault Do You Find Of Me Pt.1,2
1930.02.21 -- Memphis TN - MEM-765-, MEM-766- Vocalion 1500 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
When My Man Comes Home
1944.12.19 -- Memphis TN - C 4308 Origins Of Jazz Library 24, Memphis Minnie: Gonna Take The Dirt Road Home : Memphis Minnie In The Forties-Previously unissed and alternate recordings 1944-49 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Fred Williams (d)
When Somebody Loses (Then Somebody Wins)
1936.02.05 -- Chicago IL - C-1223-1,2 Vocalion 03197 - Bumble Bee Slim (v), Myrtle Jenkins (p), Memphis minnie (g)
What's the Matter With the Mill
1930.10.11 -- Chicago IL - C-6442- Vocalion 1550 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Kansas Joe (v,g)
When the Levee Breaks
1929.06.18 -- NYC - 148711-1 Columbia 14439-D - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g) -

When the Saints Go Marching Home
1935.01.15 -- Chicago IL - C-9658-A Decca 7063 - Gospel Minnie (v,g), unknown (p,v)
When the Sun Goes Down Pt. 2
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96226-1 Bluebird B6187 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Black Bob (p), Casey Bill Weldon (stg), prob. Bill Settles (sb)
When You Love Me
1944.12.19 -- Chicago IL - C-4303-1 Okeh 6733 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Ernest "Son Joe" Lawlars (g), Fred Williams (d)
When You're Asleep
1935.01.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9643-A Decca 7084 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (p)
Where Is My Good Man
1932.02.03 -- NYC - 11216-A Vocalion 1698 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (g) -

Why Did I Make You Cry
1949.00.00 -- Chicago IL - R 1214-1 Regal 3259, Biograph 12035, on: Blind Willie McTell & Memphis Minnie: Love Changin' Blues (released 1969) - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Jumping Boys (Sunnyland Slim (p), Jimmy Rodgers (g), Big Crawford (b))
World Of Trouble
1953.10.05 -- Chicago IL - 2607 JOB 1101, Boogie Disease 101/2, on: Take A Little Walk With Me: The Blues in Chicago 1948-1957 (released 1972) - Memphis Minnie (v,g) & Her Combo (Little Brother Montgomery (p), Ernest Lawlars (g), unknown d)
Worried Baby Blues
1939.02.06 -- Chicago IL - C-2454-1 Vocalion 04898 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), prob. Fred Williams (d)

You Ain't Done Nothing to Me
1935.01.10 -- Chicago IL - C-1185-1 Vocalion 03144 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), poss. Black Bob, unknown (sb)
You Can't Do It For Me
1929.06.19 -- NYC - 148718-2 Columbia unissued - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
You Can't Give It Away
1935.01.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9644-A Decca 7048 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), unknown (p)
You Can't Rule Me
1937.06.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1927-1 Vocalion 03697 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), prob. Alfred Bell (t), unknown (p), Fred Williams (d)
You Got To Get Out Of Here
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4091-1 Columbia 30134 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
You Got to Move (You Ain't Got To Move) Part I
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9380- Decca 7038 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
You Got to Move (You Ain't Got To Move) Part II
1934.08.31 -- Chicago IL - C-9389-- Decca 7038 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (v,g)
You Know You Done Me Wrong
1932.02.02 -- NYC - 11219-A Vocalion 1718 - Kansas Joe (v,g), Memphis Minnie (g)
You Need A Friend
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - C-4095-1 Columbia unissued - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Little Son Joe (g), Alfred Elkins (sb)
Your Dirty Mistreater
1930.10.09 -- Chicago IL - C-6434-A Vocalion 1638 - Memphis Minnie (v), Kansas Joe (g)
You Stole My Cake
1932.02.03 -- NYC - 11217-A Vocalion 1688 - Memphis Minnie (v,g), Joe McCoy (v,g)
You Wrecked My Happy Home
1935.07.27 -- Chicago IL - 91420- Bluebird 6429 - Texas Tessie (v,g), unknown (g) (Big Bill Broonzy?)

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