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Memphis Slim

Memphis Slim
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Powered by Audioscrobbler™Memphis Slim (3 September, 1915 in Memphis, Tennessee – 24 February, 1988 in Paris, France) was a blues pianist and singer. His birth name was John Len Chatman although he himself claimed to be born Peter Chatman (the name he gave himself in honour of his father Peter Chatman Sr. when he first recorded for Okeh in 1940). He composed the blues standards "Every Day I Have the Blues" and "Mother Earth". Memphis Slim got his start playing the blues at the Midway Café, at 357 Beale Street (southeast corner of Fourth and Beale Streets) in Memphis in 1931. Two years before his death, Memphis Slim was named a Commander in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of France. Memphis Slim died on 24 February, 1988 in Paris, France at the age of 72. During his lifetime, he cut over 500 recordings and influenced blues pianists that followed him for decades.

REMEMBER Memphis died in 1988, many of the later albums listed were posthumous releases
Also recorded 2345 songs in total!!!!

Year Title Label
1959 Memphis Slim and the Real Boogie-Woogie Folkways Records
1960 Memphis Slim and the Honky-Tonk Sound Folkways Records
1960 Travelling with the Blues Storyville
1960 Blue This Evening Black Lion
1960 Pete Seeger at the Village Gate with Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon - Vol 1 Folkways Records
1960 Songs of Memphis Slim and "Wee Willie" Dixon Folkways Records
1961 Tribute To Big Bill Broonzy Candid
1961 Steady Rollin' Blues: The Blues Of Memphis Slim OBC
1961 Memphis Slim U.S.A. Candid
1961 Broken Soul Blues Beat Goes On
1961 Alone With My Friends Battle
1961 Chicago Blues: Boogie Woogie and Blues Played and Sung By Memphis Slim Folkways Records
1961 Blues by Jazz Gillum Singing and Playing His Harmonica: With Arbee Stidham and Memphis Slim Folkways Records
1961 No Strain Bluesville
1962 Sonny Boy Williamson & Memphis Slim: In Paris GNP Crescendo
1962 Pete Seeger at the Village Gate with Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon - Vol 2 Folkways Records
1962 Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon at the Village Gate with Pete Seeger Folkways Records
1963 All Kinds of Blues Bluesville
1963 Jazz In Paris: Aux Trois Mailletz Polygram
1964 Clap Your Hands Maison De Blues
1967 Bluesingly Yours Maison De Blues
1968 Lord Have Mercy On Me Maison De Blues
1969 The Bluesman Maison De Blues
1969 Mother Earth One Way Records
1970 The Blue Memphis Suite Maison De Blues
1970 Messin' Around with the Blues: The Very Best Of King
1971 Boogie Woogie Maison De Blues
1971 Born With The Blues Fuel 2000
1971 Blue Memphis Wounded Bird
1972 South Side Reunion: Memphis Slim & Buddy Guy Sunny Side
1973 Legacy of the Blues, Vol 7: Memphis Slim Gnp Crescendo
1973 Memphis Slim Storyville
1973 Soul Blues Acrobat Records
1973 Raining the Blues Fantasy
1973 Memphis Slim - Favorite Blues Singers Folkways Records
1973 Very Much Alive and in Montreux Universal International
1975 Going Back To Tennessee Maison De Blues
1981 Rockin' the Blues Charly
1981 Memphis Heat: Canned Heat & Memphis Slim (recorded in 1970) Sunny Side
1981 I'll Just Keep On Singin' the Blues SLG, LLC
1990 Steppin' Out: Live at Ronnie Scotts Castle Music UK
1990 Together Again One More Time/Still Not Ready For Eddie Texas Music Group
1990 Parisian Blues Polygram
1990 The Real Folk Blues Mca
1992 Blues Masters Vol 9: Memphis Slim
1993 London Sessions 1960 Sequel Records UK
1994 The Blues Collection Vol 13: Beer Drinkin' Woman ADD
1994 Lonesome Legacy International
1994 Live at the Hot Club BMG International
1995 Boogie After Midnight Chicago Music Co.
1996 The Complete Recordings, Vol. 1: 1940-1941 (Peter Chatman As Memphis Slim) EPM Musique
1996 Come Back & Other Classics Masters Intercontinental
1996 The Bluebird Recordings, 1940-1941 RCA
1997 Dialogue in Boogie: Memphis Slim & Philippe Lejeune Happy Bird
1998 Lonely Nights Catfish
1998 Very Best of Memphis Slim: The Blues Is Everywhere Collectables
1999 Life Is Like That Charly UK
2000 The Folkways Years, 1959-1973 Smithsonian Folkways
2000 Blues At Midnight Catfish
2000 Memphis Slim at the Gate of the Horn Vee-Jay
2001 The Complete Recordings, Vol. 2: 1946-1948 EPM Musique
2001 Essential Masters Cleopatra
2001 Blue and Lonesome Arpeggio Blues
2001 Ambassador of the Blues Indigo UK
2002 The Complete Recordings, Vol. 3: 1948-1950 EPM Musique
2002 I Am The Blues Prestige Elite
2002 Kansas City Classic World
2002 Boogie For My Friends Black & Blue France
2002 The Come Back Delmark
2002 Blues Legends: Memphis Slim Lead
2003 Three Women Blues
2003 The Complete Recordings, Vol 4: 1951-1952 EPM Musique
2004 Worried Life Blues
2004 Grinder Man Blues Snapper UK
2004 The Best of Memphis Slim Liquid 8
2005 Boogie For 2 Pianos Vol 1: Memphis Slim & Jean-Paul Amouroux
2005 Paris Mississippi Blues Sunny Side
2005 Double-Barreled Boogie: Memphis Slim & Roosvelt Sykes Sunny Side
2006 Forty Years of More Passport Audio
2006 Memphis Suite Sunny Side
2006 Rockin' This House: Chicago Blues Piano 1946-1953 (CDs A&B) JSP Records
2006 The Sonet Blues Story Verve Records
2006 An Introduction to Memphis Slim Fuel 2000
2007 The Ultimate Jazz Archive 14 1940-41 (1 Of 4) Carinco AG
2007 Sings the Blues Wnts
2007 Chicago Blues Masters Vol 1: Muddy Waters And Memphis Slim Capitol
2007 Cold Blooded Woman Collectables Records
2008 Greatest Moments Stardust
2008 Four Walls Jukebox Entertainment
2008 Born To Boogie Unlimited Media
2008 Legend of the Blues Wounded Bird Records
2009 Fip Fil and Fim 101 Distribution
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