Peetie Wheatstraw


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Peetie Wheatstraw

Other Names: Pete Wheatstraw, Devil's Son-in Law, High Sheriff from Hell
Birth Name: William Bunch

Personal: Father: James Bunch. Mother: Mary Burns. Son: "Tango"

* Dec. 21, 1902 Ripley TN
from childhood, familiy raised in Cotton Plant AR
as youth was playing piano and guitar
from 1927 - left home to hobo through southern states
1929 - settled down in East St. Louis IL
into 30s - frequently worked at Lovejoy Club and other clubs and bars, East St. Louis area
1930/31 - recorded (frequently with Charlie Jordan and Neckbones) for Vocalion, Chicago IL
1931 - recorded for Bluebird, Chicago IL
1932 - recorded for Vocalion, New York City
1934-36 - recorded for Vocalion, Chicago IL
1934-41 - recorded for Decca, Chicago IL and New York City
1935 - worked at Cabin Inn, St. Louis MO
through 30s - frequently worked with Harmon Ray in local clubs, St. Louis MO - frequently toured through south
1936 - recorded with Bumble Bee Slim for Decca, Chicago IL
1936/37 - recorded with Kokomo Arnold for Decca, New York City
1938/39 - recorded with Lonnie Johnson for Decca, New York City
from c1939 - operated and performed together with Big Joe Williams at St. Louis Club, St. Louis MO
Dec. 21, 1941 East St. Louis IL (suffered fatal injuries in auto accident)
buried in Growders Cemetery, Cotton Plant AR

Instruments: piano, guitar

Influences: Leroy Carr

Influenced: Big Bill Broonzy, Clarence "Gatemoth" Brown, Floyd "Dipper Boy" Council, Teddy Darby, Jack Dupree, Jimmy "Peetie Wheatstraw's Brother" Gordon, Andrew "Smokey" Hogg, Robert Nighthawk, Harmon Ray, James Sherill, Johnny Shines, Sunnyland Slim, Casey Bill Weldon

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943

Songs (with date of recording):

304 Blues (Lost My Job On the Project)
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63535-B Decca 7453 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Aint It A Pity And A Shame
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C6488-A Vocalion 1649 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan (g)
All Alone Blues
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11493-A Vocalion 1722 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,g)
All Night Long Blues
1934.08.18 -- Chicago IL - C9315 Decca 7082 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
As the Clock Struck Four (My Baby Woke Me)
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C-925-A Vocalion 03198 - Kansas City Bill Weldon (v,stg), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (g)

Baby Lou, Baby Lou
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91322-A Decca 7403 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
Back Door Blues
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP1061-3 Vocalion 02783 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Back On the Job
1937.11.03 -- Chicago IL - 91333-A Decca 7390 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)
Bad Breaks Blues
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67571-1 Victor 23372 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Banana Man
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63538-A Decca 7465 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Beer Tavern
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91775-A Decca 7657 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g)
Beggar Man Blues
1936.10.26 -- Chicago IL - 60966-A Decca 7272 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g), unknown (sb)
Big Apple Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67481-A Decca 7753 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Big Money Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67482-A Decca 7738 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Big Ship Blues
1937.03.30 -- Chicago IL - 91167-A Decca 7361 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw? (p)
Black Horse Blues
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91528-A Decca 7568 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Bleeding Heart Blues
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91531-A Decca 7536 - Jimmie Gordon (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), Lonnie Johnson (eg !), unknown (d)
Block And Tackle
1936.04.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1354-2 Vocalion 03348 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Blue Black And Evil Blues
1935.07.19 -- Chicago IL - 90183-A Decca 7132 - Alice Moore (v), Jimmie Gordon (p), Peetie Wheatstraw (g)
Blues At My Door
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C-922-B Vocalion 02942 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Will Weldon (stg)
Bottle Passing Blues
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP-1067-1 Vocalion 02763 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
The Break I'm Gettin'
1932.03.03 -- NYC - 11485-A Vocalion 1713 - Pretty Boy Walker (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Bring Me Flowers While I'm Living
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93846-A Decca 7886 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb,ts)
Broke Man Blues
1937.11.03 -- Chicago IL - 91332-A Decca 7417 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)

Cake Alley
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63545-A Decca 7441 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
C And A Blues
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C6891-A Vocalion 1672 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan (g)
1934.09.07 -- Chicago IL - CP-1112-1 Vocalion 02810 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v, prob. p)
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90169-A Decca 7123 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Can't See Blues
1932.03.17 -- NYC - 11518-A Vocalion 1727 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,g)
Cheating Blues
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C-6886- Vocalion 1627 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Cherry Wine Woman
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11489-A Vocalion 1707 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Chicago Mill Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67483-A Decca 7788 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Chifferobe
1937.03.29 -- Chicago IL - 91160-A Decca 7353 - Uncle Skipper (Charley Jordan) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (sb)
Christmas Christmas Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90410-A Decca 7130 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Christmas Tree Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90411-A Decca 7130 - Verdi Lee (v), Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Coctail Man Blues
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90173-A Decca 7144 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Coffin Blues
1936.10.24 -- Chicago IL - 90955-A Decca 7242 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p), unknown (sb)
Confidence Man
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91780-A Decca 7692 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
Coon Can Shorty
1936.02.18 -- NYC - 60512-A Decca 7159 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Country Fool Blues
1936.02.21 -- NYC - 60544-A Decca 7228 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Crapshooter's Blues
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91154-A Decca 7292 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g), unknown (sb)
Crazy With the Blues
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91150-A Decca 7348 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g), unknown (sb)
Creeping Blues
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67566-1 Bluebird B5626 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Cut Out Blues
1936.04.09 -- Chicago IL - C-1355-1 Vocalion 03444 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Cuttin' 'Em Slow
1940.08.28 -- NYC - 68023-A Decca 7798 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Cutting My A B C's
1937.03.29 -- Chicago IL - 91159-A Decca 7353 - Uncle Skipper (Charley Jordan) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (sb)

Daddy Calling Mama
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90178-A Decca 7153 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Dark Angel
1936.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 90746-A Decca 7227 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Days Of the Week Blues
1931.03.17 -- Chicago IL - VO-145- Vocalion 1645 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Death Valley Blues
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90180-A Decca 7109 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Deep Sea Love
1936.02.20 -- NYC - 60539-A Decca 7167 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Devilment Blues
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91323-A Decca 7422 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
Devil's Son-In-Law
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67560-1 Bluebird B5451 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Doctor's Blues
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C-926-B Vocalion 03198 - Kansas City Bill Weldon (v,stg), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (g)
Doggin' Man Blues
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91143-A Decca 7380 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Doin' the Best I Can
1934.09.11 -- Chicago IL - C-9443-A,-B Decca 7007 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie McCoy? (g)
Doin' Wrong Blues
1932.03.14 -- NYC - 11471-A Vocalion 1696 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Don't Deny Me Baby
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91156-A Decca 7369 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Don't Feel Welcome Blues
1930.09.19 -- Chicago IL - C6402 Vocalion 1597 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Don't Hang My Clothes On No Barb Wire Line
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C6489-A Vocalion 1649 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan (g)
Don't Pat It So Long
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP-1067-1 Vocalion 02763 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Don't Put Yourself On the Spot
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93843-A Decca 7894 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb,ts)
Don't Take A Chance (Losing A Good Woman)
1936.04.08 -- Chicago IL - C-1352-1 Vocalion 03348 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Drinking Man Blues
1936.02.20 -- NYC - 60540-A Decca 7228 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)

Easy Way Blues
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65316-A Decca 7641 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)

Fairasee Woman (Memphis Woman)
1936.10.26 -- Chicago IL - 60965-A Decca 7272 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g), unknown (sb)
False Hearted Woman
1936.10.26 -- Chicago IL - 60963-A Decca 7243 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g), unknown (sb)
First And Last Blues
1936.02.13 -- Chicago IL - C-1257-2 Vocalion 03185 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
The First Shall Be Last And the Last Shall Be First
1936.02.19 -- NYC - 60523-A Decca 7167 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Five Minute Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67484-A Decca 7738 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Four O'Clock In the Morning
1930.09.13 -- Chicago IL - C-6099-A Vocalion 1552 - Peetie Wheatstraw And Neckbones (J.D. Short?) (v duet, Peetie Wheatstraw poss. p, unknown g,sb)
Froggie Blues
1936.04.08 -- Chicago IL - C-1353-1 Vocalion 03249 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)

Gangsters Blues
1940.08.28 -- NYC - 68022-A Decca 7815 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Get It If You Can
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90412-AA Decca 7142 - Verdi Lee (v), Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Give Me Black Or Brown
1937.03.30 -- Chicago IL - 91163-A Decca 7391 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Good Grinder Blues
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-936-A Vocalion 02979 - Leroy Henderson (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Casey Bill Weldon (g), Teddy Darby (g)
Good Home Blues
1934.08.23 -- Chicago IL - C-9331-A Decca 7061 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Good Hustler Blues
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90170-A Decca 7123 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
The Good Lawd's Children
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93588-A Decca 7879 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93850- Decca unissued - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb)
Good Little Thing
1938.04.001 -- NYC - 63544-A Decca 7498 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Good Scuffler Blues
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-934-B Vocalion 02979 - Leroy Henderson (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Casey Bill Weldon (g), Teddy Darby (g)
Good Woman Blues
1936.02.13 -- Chicago IL - C-1262-1 Vocalion 03396 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Good Whiskey Blues
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C-924-A Vocalion 02978 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Will Weldon (stg)
Grass Cutter Blues
1936.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 90744-A Decca 7190 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Greyhound Blues
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67568-1 Victor 23372 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)

Hand In Hand Women
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91142-A Decca 7380 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Happy New Year Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90415-A Champion 50045 - Mary Harris (v), Peetie Wheathstraw (p), Charlie Jordan (g)
Hard Headed Black Girl
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63537-B Decca 7453 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Head Cuttin' Blues
1937.11.03 -- Chicago IL - 91331-A Decca 7417 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)
Hearse Man Blues
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93845-A Decca 7886 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb,ts)
Hell Bound Boy Blues
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11490-A Vocalion 1707 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
He's Mine, All Mine
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91157- Decca unissued - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Hi-De-Ho Woman Blues
1935.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-1078-A Vocalion 03035 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
High Mountain Blues
1937.11.03 -- Chicago IL - 91330 Decca unissued - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)
Hog-Love Blues
1932.03.03 -- NYC - 11486-A Vocalion 1713 - Pretty Boy Walker (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Honey Sucker Blues
1932.03.14 -- NYC - 11472-A Vocalion 1717 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Hot Springs Blues (Skin And Bones)
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91526-A Decca 7544 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Humming Bird Man
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91148- Decca unissued - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Hungry Blues
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C-6483-A Vocalion 1657 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)

Ice And Snow Blues
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67567-1 Bluebird B5626 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
I.C. Train Blues
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9336-A Decca 7066 - Flyin' Lindburg (Milton Sparks) (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (g), unknown (cl,vn,p)
I Don't Feel Sleepy
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93585-A Decca 7837 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
I Don't Want No Pretty Faced Woman
1936.10.26 -- Chicago IL - 60962-A Decca 7257 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
I Got To Go Blues
1934.08.20 -- Chicago IL - C-9321-- Decca 7013 - Barrel House Buck (v,p), Peetie Wheatstraw (g)
I Just Can't Take It
1936.05.23 -- Chicago IL - 9075-A Decca 7305 - Mary Johnson (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)?
I'm A Little Piece Of Leather
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93591-A Decca 7857 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
I'm Going Fishing Too
1936.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 90752-A Decca 7253 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
I'm Gonna Cut Out Everything
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91320-A Decca 7422 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
It Ain't Clean (That Thing Ain't Clean)
1934.09.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9340- Decca 7015 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
I Want Some Sea Food
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91777-A Decca 7657 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)

Jaybird Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67486-A Decca 7798 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Johnnie Blues
1935.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-1083-A Vocalion 03155 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Jungle Man Blues
1936.04.08 -- Chicago IL - C-1348-2 Vocalion 03231 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Just A Good Girl Treated Wrong
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91145-A Decca 7293 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Just Sitting Here Wondering
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90179-A Decca 7109 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)

Keep It Clean No.2
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C-6885-B Vocalion unissued - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
1931.03.17 -- Chicago IL - VO-141- Vocalion 1611 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Keep It Clean No.3
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C-6889-B Vocalion unissued - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
1931.03.17 -- Chicago IL - VO-142-A,-B Vocalion 1666 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Keyhole Blues
1934.09.07 -- Chicago IL - CP-1114-2 Vocalion 02843 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v, prob. g)
Kidnapper's Blues
1936.02.13 -- Chicago IL - C-1259-2 Vocalion 03249 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
1936.02.19 -- NYC - 60527-A Decca 7177 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
King Of Spades
1935.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-1082-B Vocalion 03066 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
King Spider Blues
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90174-A Decca 7111 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)

Lamp Post Blues
1934.08.20 -- Chicago IL - C-9322-- Decca 7013 - Barrel House Buck (v,p), Peetie Wheatstraw (g)
The Last Dime
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP1066-1 Vocalion 02712 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Last Dime Blues
1935.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-1081-B Vocalion 03344 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Last Week Blues
1934.09.07 -- Chicago IL - CP-1113-2 Vocalion 02843 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v, prob. p)
Let Me Mash That Thing
1932.03.14 -- NYC - 11478-A Vocalion 1708 - Jelly Jaw Short (Jaydee Short), (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)
Let's Talk Things Over
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65314-A Decca 7605 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)
Letter Writing Blues
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-944-A Vocalion 02978 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Will Weldon (stg), unknown (2nd g)
Little House (I'm Gonna Chase These Peppers)
1936.10.26 -- Chicago IL - 60964-A Decca 7257 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g), unknown (sb)
Little Low Mellow Mama
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65311-A Decca 7578 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)
Lonesome Road Blues
1936.10.24 -- Chicago IL - 90956-A Decca 7261 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p), unknown (sb)
Long Lonesome Dive
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP1064-1 Vocalion 02712 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g) - on Conqueror 8850 and ARC 7-04-70 titeld Long Lonesome Drive
Long Lonesome Drive --> see: Long Lonesome Dive
Long Time Ago Blues
1934.09.07 - - Chicago IL - CP-1115-1 Vocalion 02810 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v, prob. g)
Lonesome Lonesome Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90417-A Decca 7129 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Look Out For Myself
1940.08.28 -- NYC - 68024-A Decca 7815 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Look What A Shape I'm In (Bonus Blues)
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91329-A Decca 7455 - Uncle Skipper (Charley Jordan) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (sb)
Lost Airship Blues
1934.09.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9338-A Decca 7065 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (cl,vn)
Lost Ship Blues
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C-6482-A Vocalion 1657 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Love Bug Blues
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91779-A Decca 7676 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
Love Me With Attention
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93590-A Decca 7844 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
Low Down Rascal
1936.02.18 -- NYC - 60507-A Decca 7200 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Low Mellow Man Blues (Low, Mellow and Brown)
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-935-B Vocalion 03020 - Leroy Henderson (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Casey Bill Weldon (g), Teddy Darby (g)

Machine Gun Blues
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65317-A Decca 7778 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)
Mama's Advice
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C6487-A Vocalion 1620 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan (g), unknown (sb)
A Man Ain't Nothing But A Fool
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91527-A Decca 7568 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Mean To Mean
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9330-- Decca 7030 - Barrel House Buck (v,p), Peetie Wheatstraw's Blue Blowers (Peetie Wheatstraw (g), unknown (cl,vn))
Meat And Bread Blues (Relief Blues)
1935.03.25 -- C-930-A Vocalion 02988 - Blind Darby (Teddy Darby) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Meat Cutter Blues
1936.02.19 -- NYC - 60527-A Decca 7187 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Meet Me In the Bottom (Hey Lawdy Mama)
1936.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 90613-A Decca 7170 - Bumble Bee Slim (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g)
Me No Lika You (Jordan, Bunch)
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91530-A Decca 7544 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Mercy Mercy Blues
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9329-- Decca 7030 - Barrel House Buck (v,p), Peetie Wheatstraw's Blue Blowers (Peetie Wheatstraw (g), unknown (cl,vn))
Midnight Blues
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP1065-3 Vocalion 03155 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Midnight Creepers
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91144-A Decca 7327 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Mister Charlie
1936.10.24 -- Chicago IL - 90958-A Decca 7261 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p), unknown (sb)
Mister Livingood
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93849-A Decca 7904 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb)
Mistreated Love Blues
1936.04.08 -- Chicago IL - C-1350-2 Vocalion 03273 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Money Tree Man
1936.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 90747-A Decca 7227 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
More Good Whiskey Blues
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-943-B Vocalion 03119 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Will Weldon (stg), unknown (2nd g)
My Baby Blues
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP1062 Vocalion unissued - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
My Little Bit
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93586-A Decca 7837 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
My "Lovin' Good" Blues
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C-6484-A Vocalion 1568 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)

New Blue Black And Evil Blues
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91146-A Decca 7293 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
New Working On the Project
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91321-A Decca 7379 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
No Christmas Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90414-A Champion 50045 - Mary Harris (v), Peetie Wheathstraw (p), Charlie Jordan (g)
No 'Count Woman
1940.08.28 -- NYC - 68025-A Decca 7823 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
No Good Woman (Fighting Blues)
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9337-A Decca 7066 - Flyin' Lindburg (Milton Sparks) (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (g), unknown (cl,vn,p)
1936.02.07 -- Chicago IL - 90614-A Decca 7170 - Bumble Bee Slim (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Numbers Blues
1934.08.18 -- Chicago IL - C9316-A Decca 7082 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Number Runner's Blues
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91532-A Decca 7536 - Jimmie Gordon (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), Lonnie Johnson (eg !), unknown (d)

Old Good Whiskey Blues
1936.02.20 -- NYC - 60532-A Decca 7187 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Old Organ Blues
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93844-A Decca 7901 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb,ts)
One To Twelve Blues (Just As Show)
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65313-A Decca 7605 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)

Packin' Up Blues
1934.03.25 -- Chicago IL - CP1063-2 Vocalion 02783 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Pawn Broker Blues
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93847-A Decca 7894 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb)
Peetie Wheatstraw
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67561-1 Bluebird B5451 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Peetie Wheatstraw Stomp
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91152-A Decca 7292 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g), unknown (sb)
Peetie Wheatstraw Stomp No. 2
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91153-A Decca 7391 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g), unknown (sb)
Please Please Blues
1930.09.13 -- Chicago IL - C.6096- Brunswick 7188 - "Spider" Carter (v), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Pocket Knife Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67488-A Decca 7778 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Pokino Blues
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-942-B Vocalion 02988 - Blind Darby (Teddy Darby) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Police Station Blues
1932.03.15 -- NYC - 11492-A Vocalion 1722 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,g)
Poor Millionaire Blues
1936.02.20 -- NYC - 60538-A Decca 7177 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Possum Den Blues
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65310-A Decca 7589 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), O'Neil Spencer (d)

Race Horse Filly Blues
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C-927-A Vocalion 03078 - Kansas City Bill Weldon (v,stg), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (g)
Ramblin' Man
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91151-A Decca 7348 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g), unknown (sb)
Remember And Forget Blues
1936.04.08 -- Chicago IL - C-1351-2 Vocalion 03273 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
The Rising Sun Blues
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C921-A Vocalion 03066 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Will Weldon (stg)
Road Tramp Blues
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63540-B Decca 7589 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Rolling Chair
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91777-A Decca 7676 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
Rolling Moon Blues
1934.09.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9339- Decca 7015 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (cl,vn)
Runnin'(g) Drunk Again (Here I Come)
1936.07.09 -- Chicago IL - 90794- Decca unissued - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)
1936.10.24 -- Chicago IL - 90954-A Decca 7242 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p), unknown (sb)

Santa Claus Blues
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67570-1 Victor 23304 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90416-A Decca 7129 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Santa Fe Blues
1936.04.08 -- Chicago IL - C-1349-1 Vocalion 03231 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Saturday Night Blues
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63542-A Decca 7498 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
School Days
1930.09.19 -- Chicago IL - C6161 Vocalion 1569 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Seeing Is Believing
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93587-A Decca 7857 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
Separation Day Blues
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93851- Decca 7901 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb)
Set Down Gal
1937.03.30 -- Chicago IL - 91166-A Decca 7361 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw? (p)
Shack Bully Stomp
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63539-A Decca 7212 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb,d)
Shake That Thing
1936.07.09 -- Chicago IL - 90795-A Decca 7261 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw? (p)
Shine On Moon (Shine On Shine On)
1937.11.03 -- Chicago IL - 91334-A Decca 7390 - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheathstraw (p)
Sick Bed Blues
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91317-A Decca 7403 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
Signifying At You
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 90413-A Decca 7142 - Verdi Lee (v), Charley Jordan (g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Silver Dollar Blues
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C-6890-A Vocalion 1666 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Sinking Sun Blues
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65315-A Decca 7578 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)
Six Weeks Od Blues
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C6892-B Vocalion unissued, VO-146-A Vocalion 1672 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan (g)
Slave Man Blues
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90168-A Decca 7111 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Sleepless Nights Blues
1932.03.17 -- NYC - 11519-A Vocalion 1727 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,g)
So Long Blues
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C6486-A Vocalion 1620 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan (g)
Sorrow Hearted Blues
1935.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-1079-A Vocalion 03119 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Sorry Hearted Blues
1936.10.24 -- Chicago IL - 90957- Decca unissued - Kokomo Arnold (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (sb)
S.O.S. Blues (Distress Blues)
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90177-A Decca 7153 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
So Soon
1930.09.19 -- Chicago IL - C6162 Vocalion 1569 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Southern Girl Blues
1941.11.25 -- Chicago IL - 93848-A Decca 7904 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Lil Armstrong? (p), unknown (sb)
Starvation Blues
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C-6887- Vocalion 1627 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Stir It Up
1932.03.14 -- NYC - 11470-A Vocalion 1696 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Strange Man Blues
1930.09.19 -- Chicago IL - C6403 Vocalion 1597 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Sugar Farm Blues
1932.03.14 -- NYC - 11473-A Vocalion 1717 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Sugar Mama
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91529-A Decca 7529 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
Suicide Blues
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67487-A Decca 7788 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
Sweet Home Blues (Willie Bunch)
1936.02.13 -- Chicago IL - C-1261-1 Vocalion unissued, C-1261-2 Vocalion 03396 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Sweet Lucille
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63541-A Decca 7441 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)
Sweet Memories Blues
1935.03.26 -- Chicago IL - C-941-B Vocalion 03177 - Blind Darby (Teddy Darby) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)

Telephone Blues
1936.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 90745-A Decca 7190 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Tennessee Peaches Blues
1930.09.13 -- Chicago IL - C-6098-A Vocalion 1552 - Peetie Wheatstraw And Neckbones (J.D. Short?) (Peetie Wheatstraw poss. p, unknown g,sb)
These Times
1934.08.23 -- Chicago IL - C-9332-A Decca 7061 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)
Third Street's Going Down
1937.11.02 -- Chicago IL - 91324-A Decca 7379 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
Three Men
1936.05.22 -- Chicago IL - 90754-A Decca 7253 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Throw Me In the Alley
1934.08.24 -- Chicago IL - C-9351 Decca 7018 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), His Blue Blowers (prob. Ike Rodgers (tb), Henry Brown (p), unknown (cl,vn))
Tight Haired Mama Blues
1931.03.17 -- Chicago IL - VO-144- Vocalion 1645 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Tight Time Blues
1934.09.10 -- Chicago IL - C-9341-A Decca 7065 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
Tired Of Me Blues
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91147-A Decca 7327 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Tomorrow Blues
1935.07.19 -- Chicago IL - 90184-A Decca 7132 - Alice Moore (v), Jimmie Gordon (p), Peetie Wheatstraw (g)
Too Many Men
1937.03.25 -- Chicago IL - 91149-A Decca 7369 - Alice Moore (v), Peetie Wheatstraw (p), unknown (g,sb)
Tough Time Blues
1930.11.04 -- Chicago IL - C-6485-A Vocalion 1568 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
Truckin' Thru Traffic
1938.10.18 -- Chicago IL - 91525-A Decca 7529 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (d)
True Blue Woman
1936.02.13 -- Chicago IL - C-1258-1 Vocalion 03185 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
Truthful Blues (Tell Me the Truth)
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C923-B Vocalion 02942 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Will Weldon (stg)
Twee Twee Twa
1937.03.29 -- Chicago IL - 91158-A Decca 7455 - Uncle Skipper (Charley Jordan) (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (sb)
Two Time Mama
1940.04.04 -- NYC - 67485-A Decca 7753 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)

Up the Road Blues
1935.07.20 -- Chicago IL - C-1080-A Vocalion 03035 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g)

What More Can A Man Do?
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63546-A Decca 7479 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb,d)
What's That?
1940.08.28 -- NYC - 68026-A Decca 7823 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Jonah Jones (t), Lil Armstrong (p), Sid Callett (d)
What's the Matter With My Milk Cow? (She Won't Stand Still)
1935.03.25 -- Chicago IL - C-928-B Vocalion 03078 - Kansas City Bill Weldon (v,stg), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p), unknown (g)
When A Man Gets Down
1936.10.26 -- Chicago IL - 60961-A Decca 7243 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g,sb)
When I Get My Bonus (Things Will Be Coming My Way)
1936.02.18 -- NYC - 60511-A Decca 7159 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
Whiskey Head Blues
1935.07.17 -- Chicago IL - 90167-A Decca 7111 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p)
Working Man (Doing the Best I Can)
1936.02.13 -- Chicago IL - C-1260-2 Vocalion unissued - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), unknown (g)
1936.02.18 -- NYC - 60506-A Decca 7200 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g)
A Working Man's (Workingman's) Blues
1931.09.28 -- Chicago IL - 67569-1 Victor 23304 - Charlie Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw? (p)
1939.03.30 -- NYC - 65312-A Decca 7641 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Sam Price (p), Teddy Bunn (g), O'Neil Spencer (d)
Working On the Project
1937.03.30 -- Chicago IL - 91164-A Decca 7311 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Kokomo Arnold (g
Would You Would You Mama
1937.03.26 -- Chicago IL - 91155-A Decca 7311 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Charlie Jordan? (g), unknown (sb)
The Wrong Woman (Lonnie Johnson)
1938.04.01 -- NYC - 63535- Decca 7453 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v,p), Lonnie Johnson (g), unknown (sb)

You Can't Stop Me From Drinking (Parham)
1939.09.14 -- Chicago IL - 91775-A Decca 7657 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), unknown (p,d), Lonnie Johnson? (g), "Rhythm Willie" (Willie Hood) (h)
You Got To Tell Me Something
1941.03.12 -- Chicago IL - 93589-A Decca 7844 - Peetie Wheatstraw (v), Robert Lee McCoy? (h), Lil Armstrong? (p)
You Run And Tell Your Daddy
1931.01.06 -- Chicago IL - C-6888-B Vocalion unissued - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)
1931.03.17 -- Chicago IL - VO-143- Vocalion 1611 - Charley Jordan (v,g), Peetie Wheatstraw (p)

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