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This is a list of most of the currently available recordings by Michael Bloomfield. Personnel and dates have been included where possible but because many of Bloomfield's later records have be re-released over the years on different labels, please check the listings for complete personnel, recording date and original release information. These CDs are presented in approximate chronological order. Most are available through Amazon.com,  cduniverse.com, yourmusic.com and other commercial outlets and websites. Please note that this site does not recommend or endorse any commercial retailer.


Authorized releases

"LIVE IN 1963"

J.B. Lenoir & Sunnyland Slim

Fuel 2000

*Sunnyland Slim, p, v; J.B. Lenoir, g, v; Michael Bloomfield, g; others.

Bloomfield plays only on a few of these titles.

Chicago, IL; 1963

 

Harlem Can't Be Heaven
I Want to Know
It's You Baby
Brown Skin Woman
Lend Me Your Love
J.B.'s Harp-Rack Blues
Piney Brown Blues
For You, My Love
My Dear Old Mother
I Had My Trouble
J.L.'s Blues
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
That's All Right
Louise

Mojo Boogie
The Devil Is a Busy Man
Worried Life Blues
Sunnyland Blues

 

"RARE PERFORMANCES 1964"

• Michael Bloomfield

Miller Freeman Books

*Michael Bloomfield, g, v.

Norman Dayron’s apartment, Chicago, IL; January 28, 1964

+Michael Bloomfield, g; Michael Johnson, g; Sid Warner, b; Norm Mayell, d.
Big John’s, Chicago, IL; October 15, 196
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++Michael Bloomfield, g; Michael Johnson, g; Charlie Musselwhite, hca; Sid Warner, b; Norm Mayell, d.

Big John’s, Chicago, IL; October 15, 1964

**Michael Bloomfield, p.
Big John’s, Chicago IL; October 15(?), 1964

Recordings by Norman Dayron, issued with “If You Love These Blues,” a book by Wolkin & Keenom, Miller Freeman Books, 2000

 

Bullet Rag*

Kingpin*

J.P. Morgan*

Last Night *

Blues for Roy+

Country Boy+

Intermission Blues**

Gotta Call Susie++

"DON'T SAY THAT I AIN'T YOUR MAN"

• Michael Bloomfield

Sony

*The Group: Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Michael Johnson, g; Brian Friedman, p; Charlie Musselwhite, hca; Sid Warner, b; Norm Mayell, d.

Columbia Studio A, Chicago, IL; December 7, 1964*; March 1, 1965+; other dates through 1969

Includes other previously issued sessions from Butterfield Blues Band, Electric Flag, Michael Bloomfield/Al Kooper, Michael Bloomfield & Friends, Nick Gravenites

 

I Feel So Good*

Goin’ Down Slow*

I’ve Got You In the Palm Of My Hand*

Last Night *

I Got My Mojo Working+

Born in Chicago

Work Song

Killing Floor

Albert's Shuffle

Stop

Mary Ann

Don't Throw Your Love on Me So Strong

Don't Think About It Baby

It Takes Time

Carmelita Skiffle


"THE ORIGINAL LOST ELEKTRA SESSIONS"

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Elektra

Paul Butterfield, v, hca; Michael Bloomfield, g, org, p; Elvin Bishop, g; Jerome Arnold, b; Sam Lay, d.

New York, NY; Winter 1964

 

Good Morning Little Schoolgirl 

Just to Be With You

Help Me

Hate to See You Go

Poor Boy

Nut Popper #1

Everything’s Gonna Be All Right

Rock Me

It Hurts Me Too

Our Love Is Driftin’

Take Me Back Baby

Mellow Down Easy

Ain’t No Need to Go No Further

Love Her With a Feeling

Piney Brown Blues

That’s All Right

Goin’ Down Slow

"THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND"

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Elektra

Paul Butterfield, v, hca; Michael Bloomfield, g; Elvin Bishop, g; Mark Naftalin, org; Jerome Arnold, b; Sam Lay, d, v.

New York, NY; September 9, other dates, 1965

 

Shake Your Money Maker

Born in Chicago

Blues with a Feeling

Thank You Mr. Poobah

I Got My Mojo Working

Mellow Down Easy

Last Night

Screamin’

Our Love Is Drifting

Mystery Train

Look Over Yonder’s Wall

"EAST-WEST LIVE'"

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Winner 447

Paul Butterfield, v, hca; Michael Bloomfield, g, org, p; Elvin Bishop, g; Jerome Arnold, b; Billy Davenport, d.

Hollywood, CA, Chicago, IL, Huntington Beach, CA; 1966-1967

 

East-West #1

East-West #2

East-West #3


"EAST WEST"

• Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Elektra/WEA

Paul Butterfield, v, hca; Michael Bloomfield, g; Elvin Bishop, g; Mark Naftalin, org; Jerome Arnold, b; Billy Davenport, d.

New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA; Released August 1966

 

Walkin’ Blues

Get Out of My Life, Woman

I Got A Mind to Give Up Living

All These Blues 

Work Song  

Mary, Mary  

Two Trains Running

Never Say No

East-West

"CHERRY RED"

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson

One Way Records

Vinson, as, v; Buddy Lucas, ts, hca;

Michael Bloomfield*, g; Patti Bown, p, org; unknown g, b, d. 

New York, NY; March 1967

 

Cherry Red

Cadillac Blues

Juice Head Baby*

Alimony Blues*

Somebody’s Got to Go

Flat Broke Blues*

Old Maid Got Married

Workin’ Blues

Wee Baby Blues

Good Night Baby Blues

SOUNDTRACK TO "The TRIP"

• The Electric Flag

Curb Special Markets

This reissue omits five of the titles from the original Sidewalk/Tower soundtrack.

Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Barry Goldberg, org, p, hrpscd; Harvey Brooks, b; Buddy Miles, d, perc; Marcus Doubleday, tp; Peter Strazza, ts; Nick Gravenites, v, g; Paul Beaver, moog syn; Bobby Notkoff, el viol.

Los Angeles, CA; April/May 1967

 

Peter’s Trip                            

Psyche Soap  

M-23

Synesthesia

Hobbit

Fewghh

Green and Gold

Flash, Bam, Pow 

Home Room 

Practice Music

Fine Jung Thing

Senior Citizen


"A LONG TIME COMIN'"

• The Electric Flag

Sony
Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Barry Goldberg, org; Harvey Brooks, b; Buddy Miles, d, v; Marcus Doubleday, tp; Peter Strazza, ts; Herbie Rich, bar; Nick Gravenites, v; plus Richie Havens, sitar; Paul Beaver, moog syn; Bobby Notkoff, Julius Held, Leo Daruczek, George Brown, Charles McCracken, vi; Sivuca, g.
Columbia Studios, San Francisco & Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY; July, September, December 1967; January 1968
 

Groovin’ Is Easy

Over-Lovin’ You

She Should Have Just
Sittin’ in Circles
You Don’t Realize

Killing Floor

Texas
Another Country

Wine
Easy Rider

"THE BEST OF THE ELECTRIC FLAG"

• The Electric Flag

Sony

This release contains the tunes from "A Long Time Comin'," alternate takes, sessions without Bloomfield and performances from Monterey.

Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Barry Goldberg, Michael Fonfara, org; Harvey Brooks, b; Buddy Miles, d, v; Marcus Doubleday, tp; Peter Strazza, ts; Herbie Rich, bar; Nick Gravenites, v; plus Richie Havens, sitar; Paul Beaver, moog syn; Bobby Notkoff, Julius Held, Leo Daruczek, George Brown, Charles McCracken, vi; Sivuca, g.
Monterey Pop Festival, June 17, 1967; Columbia Studios, San Francisco & Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY; July, September, December 1967; January 1968

 

Groovin’ Is Easy

She Should Have Just
Sittin’ in Circles
You Don’t Realize

Killing Floor

Texas
Another Country

Easy Rider

Movie Music-Improvisation

Soul Searchin'

See to Your Neighbor

With Time There Is Change

Nothing to Do

Hey Little Girl

Drinkin' Wine

The Night Time Is the Right Time

"SUPER SESSION"

Michael Bloomfield/Al Kooper

Sony

Michael Bloomfield, g; Kooper, org, ondioline, v; Barry Goldberg, el p; Harvey Brooks, b; Eddie Hoh, d; unknown horn section.

Los Angeles, CA; May 28, 1968; Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA; September 26-28, 1968

 

Albert’s Shuffle

Albert’s Shuffle, remix

Stop

Man’s Temptation

His Holy Modal Majesty

Really 

Blues for Nothing

It Takes a Train to Laugh

Season of the Witch

Season of the Witch, remix

You Don't Love Me

Harvey's Tune

Fat Grey Cloud


"THE LIVE ADVENTURES OF MIKE

BLOOMFIELD AND AL KOOPER"

• Michael Bloomfield/Al Kooper

Sony

Al Kooper, org, v; Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Roosevelt Gook (Kooper), p; John Kahn, b; Skip Prokop, d; Elvin Bishop, Carlos Santana, g; Paul Simon, v..

Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA; September 26-28, 1968

 

Opening Speech 

59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)

I Wonder Who

Her Holy Modal Highness

The Weight

Mary Ann

Together ’Til the End of Time

That’s All Right, Mama

Green Onions

Dear Mr. Fantasy

Don't Throw Your Love on Me So Strong

Finale – Refugee

"THE LOST CONCERT TAPES"

• Michael Bloomfield/Al Kooper

Sony

Al Kooper, org, p, v; Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Johnny Winter*, g, v; Paul Harris, p; Jerry Jemmott, b; John Cresci, d.

Fillmore East, New York, NY; December 13, 1968

 

Bloomfield’s Introduction

One Way Out

Introduction of Johnny Winter

It’s My Own Fault*

59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)

Tell Me Partner

That’s All Right, Mama

Together ’Til the End of Time

Don’t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong

Season of the Witch

"MY LABORS"

Nick Gravenites

Acadia Records (Import)

Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Mark Naftalin, p; Ira Kamin, org; John Kahn, b; Bob Jones, d; Rienol Andino, conga; John Wilmeth, tp; Noel Jewkes, ts; Gerald Oshita, Snooky Flowers, bar; Nick Gravenites, v.

Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA; January 30, 31, 1969

Members of Quicksilver Messenger Service*

San Francisco, 1969

 

Killing My Love

Gypsy Good Time

Holy Moly 

Moon Tune  

Wintry Country Side

Throw Your Dog a Bone*

My Labors*

Good as You've Been to This World*


"FATHERS AND SONS"

• Muddy Waters & Friends

Chess

Muddy Waters, g, v; Phil Upchurch, Michael Bloomfield, g; Paul Asbell, rthm g; Jeff Carp, Paul Butterfield, hca; Duck Dunn, b; Sam Lay, Buddy Miles, d.

Chicago, IL; April 21-23, 1969; Civic Auditorium, Chicago, IL; April 24, 1969

 

All Aboard

All Aboard, alt. take

Mean Disposition

Blow Wind, Blow

Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had

Walkin’ Through the Park

40 Days and 40 Nights

Standin’ Round Cryin’

I’m Ready

24 Hours

Sugar Sweet

Sugar Sweet, alt. take

Sad Letter
Country Boy
I'm Goin’ Home

I'm Goin’ Home, alt. take
Oh Yeah
Someday Baby
Live the Life I Love

I Feel So Good

Long Distance Call

Baby, Please Don’t Go
Honey Bee
The Same Thing
Got My Mojo Workin,’ Parts 1 & 2

"IT'S NOT KILLING ME"

• Michael Bloomfield

Sony International (Import)

Michael Bloomfield, g, p, v; collective personnel listed as Fred Olsen, g; Michael Melford, g, mandolin, v; Orville Rhodes, pdl stl g; Ira Kamin, org; Mark Naftalin, p; Roy Ruby, p; Richard Santi, acc; “Ace of Cups,” v; John Kahn, b; Bob Jones, d, v; Marcus Doubleday, tp; Ron Stallings, as; Mark Teel, ts; Gerald Oshita, bar; Nick Gravenites, Diane Tribuno, v.

Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; May 19, other dates, 1969

 

If You See My Baby

For Anyone You Meet

Good Old Guy

Far Too Many Nights

It’s Not Killing Me

Next Time You See Me

Michael’s Lament

Why Must My Baby

The Ones I Loved Are Gone

Don’t Think About It, Baby

Goofers

"WEEDS"

Brewer and Shipley

Collector's Choice

Michael Brewer, Tom Shipley, v, g; Michael Bloomfield*, g; Fred Olsen, g; Orville Rhodes, pdl stl g; Mark Naftalin, Nicky Hopkins, p; Ira Kamin, org; Richard Greene, vi; John Kahn, Robert Huberman, b; Bob Jones, d; Rienol Andino, conga; Nick Gravenites, v.

San Francisco, CA; 1969

Also includes Brewer and Shipley's "Tarkio."

 

Lady Like You

Rise Up (Easy Rider)

Boomerang

Indian Summer

All Along the Watchtower *

People Love Each Other

Pigs Head*

Oh Sweet Lady

Too Soon Tomorrow

Wichi-Tai-To*


"GOT DEM OL' KOZMIC BLUES AGAIN, MAMA!"

• Janis Joplin

Sony

Janis Joplin, v; Michael Bloomfield, prod, g*; Richard Kermode, org; Brad Campbell, b; Maury Baker or Louie Castille, d; Luis Gasca, tp; Terry Clements, ts; Snooky Flowers, bar; Nick Gravenites, prod.

New York, NY(?); June 16-26, 1969

 

Try

One Good Man*

Maybe*

As Good As You've Been to This World

To Love Somebody*

Kozmic Blues

Little Girl Blue

Work Me, Lord*

"NOTHIN' BUT THE BLUES"

• Barry Goldberg & Friends

Delta (Laser Light)

Barry Goldberg, org; Michael Bloomfield*, g, v; Harvey Mandel, g; Roy Ruby, b; Eddie Hoh, d; Bob Greenspan, v.

Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA; 1969

 

Sweet Home Chicago*

I Got to Love My Woman

Long Hard Journey (One More Mile)*

Woke Up This Morning

Mess “A Da” Blues

"BRAND NEW"

Woody Herman

OJC

Woody Herman, cl, v; Tony Klatka, Tom Harrell, Buddy Powers, Forrest Buchtel, Bobby Byrne, tp; Bobby Burgess, Ira Nepus, Don Switzer, tbn; Sal Nistico, Frank Tiberi, Steve Lederer, Gene Smookler, rds; Michael Bloomfield*, g; Alan Broadbent, el p; Alan Read, b; Ed Soph, d.
San Francisco, CA; March 1971

 

Sidewalk Stanley*

Proud Mary*

Hitch Hike on the Possum Trot Line*

Since I Fell for You*

After Hours
Love In Silent Amber
I Almost Lost My Mind
Adam's Apple


"TRIUMVIRATE"

• John Hammond/Michael Bloomfield/Dr. John

Sony

John Hammond, g, hca, v; Michael Bloomfield, g; Dr. John, p, org, g, bjo, perc; Thomas Jefferson Kaye, g; Chris Ethridge, b; Fred Staehle, d; plus Blue Mitchell, tp; George Bohanon, tbn; James Gordon, bar; Jerome Jumonville, ts.

San Francisco, CA; January 1973

 

Cha-Dooky-Doo

Last Night

I Yi Yi

Just to Be with You

Baby Let Me Kiss You 

Sho’ ‘Bout to Drive Me Wild

It Hurts Me Too

Rock Me Baby

Ground Hog Blues

Pretty Thing

The Trip

"CASTING PEARLS ..."

• Mill Valley Bunch

Universe Italy (Import)

Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Ron Cimille, Fred Olsen, Tom Richards, Craig Tarwater, Chicken Billy Thorton, g; Russell Dashiell, g, v; Lee Michaels, Mark Naftalin, Ira Kamin, kybds; John Kahn, Mark Ryan, b; Rick Dey, b, v; Tony Dey, Spencer Dryden, Rick Jaeger, Jeffrey James, Michael Shrieve, Bill Vitt, d; Rienol Andino, perc; Nick Gravenites, v, g; Ace of Cups, Denise Jewkes, Jeneatte Jones and Co., Ron Stallings, the Pointer Sisters, bckup v.

San Francisco, CA; 1973

 

Honky-Tonk Blues

Betty & Dupree 

La Ooh-Ooh-Ooh, La, La

Run for Cover

What Would I Do Without My Baby

Mellow Mountain Wine 

Let Me Down Easy

Jimmy’s Blues

Young Girl’s Blues (Janis Blues)

Letting Go Ain’t Easy

Bye, Bye, I’m Goin’

Bells Are Gonna Ring

I’ve Had It

Bedroom Blues 

Your Hollywood Blues 

Go Home Blues

"THE BAND KEPT PLAYING"

The Electric Flag

Wounded Bird Records

Michael Bloomfield, g, v; George Terry, g; Barry Goldberg, org, p; Richard Newell, hca; Roger Troy, b, v; Buddy Miles, d, v; Nick Gravenites, v, g; Richard Tee, Alby Galuten, kybds; Barry Beckett, mellotron; Nick Marrero, perc; the Bonnaroo Horns; the Muscle Shoals Horns.

Miami, FL; June or July(?) 1974

 

Sweet Soul Music

Every Now and Then

Sudden Changes

Earthquake Country 

Doctor, Oh Doctor (Massive Infusion)

Lonely Song

Make Your Move

Inside Information

Talkin’ Won’t Get It

The Band Kept Playing


"KGB"

• KGB

Lemon Records (Import)

Michael Bloomfield, g; Barry Goldberg, kybds; Rick Grech, b; Carmine Appice, d; Ray Kennedy, v.

Los Angeles, Sausalito, CA; June or July(?) 1975

 

Let Me Love You

Midnight Traveler  

I’ve Got a Feeling

High Roller

Sail on Sailor

Workin’ for the Children

You’ve Got the Notion

Baby, Should I Stay or Should I Go

It’s Gonna Be a Hard Night

Magic in Your Touch

"LIVE AT THE OLD WALDORF"

Michael Bloomfield & Friends

Sony 

Michael Bloomfield, g; Mark Naftalin, p; Nick Gravenites, v, g; Mark Adams, hca; Roger Troy, b, v; George Rains, d.

Record Plant, Sausalito, CA; November 10, 1974. Old Waldorf, San Francisco, CA; December 19, 1976; February 27, March 13, 14, May 16, 1977 

 

Sweet Little Angel/Jelly Jelly

Feel So Bad

Bad Luck Baby 

The Sky Is Cryin’

Your Friends

Dancin’ Fool

Buried Alive in the Blues

Farther Up the Road

Your Friends

Bye, Bye

"ANALINE & MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD"

Michael Bloomfield

Takoma (Import)

"Analine:" Michael Bloomfield, g, bjo, mand, ukulele, p, b, d, v; Mark Naftalin, p, acc; Nick Gravenites, v, g; Bob Jones, d; Anna Rizzo, Marcia Ann Taylor, bkgnd v.

Zoetrope Studios, San Francisco, CA; Released in late July 1977

"Michael Bloomfield:" Michael Bloomfield, g, kybds, bjo, acc, moog, v; Ira Kamin, p; David Shorey, Doug Kilmer, b; Bob Jones, d; Kraig Kilby, tbn.
Mill Valley, CA; 1978

 

Peepin’ an’ a Moanin’ Blues
Mr. Johnson and Mr. Dunn
Frankie & Johnny
At the Cross
Big “C” Blues
Hilo Waltz
Effinonna Rag
Mood Indigo
Analine

Guitar King
Knockin’ Myself Out
My Children, My Children
Women Loving Each Other
Sloppy Drunk
You Took My Money
See That My Grave Is Clean
The Gospel Truth


"IF YOU LOVE THESE BLUES, PLAY 'EM AS YOU PLEASE"

• Michael Bloomfield

Kicking Mule

Michael Bloomfield, g, p, org, b, d, v; Nick Gravenites, g, v; Ira Kamin, org, p; Eric Kriss, p; Doug Kilmer, Roger Troy, b; Tom Donlinger, David Neditch, d; Ron Stallings, ts; Hart McNee, bs.

Blossom Studios, San Francisco, CA; 1976

CD also includes "Bloomfield/Harris"*

Michael Bloomfield, g; Woody Harris, g.

Mill Valley, CA; July 9-13, 1979

 

Blues/Gospel Introduction

Hey, Foreman

Narrative #1

WDIA

Narrative #2

Death Cell Rounder Blues

Narrative #3  

City Girl

Narrative #4 

Kansas City Blues

Narrative #5

Mama Lion

Narrative #6

Thrift Shop Rag

Narrative #7

Death In My Family

East Colorado Blues

Blue Ghost Blues

Narrative #8

The Train Is Gone

Narrative #9

Altar Song

I’ll Overcome*

I Must See Jesus* 

Great Dreams of Heaven*

Gonna Need Somebody on My Bond*

I Am a Pilgrim*

Farther Along*   

Have Thine Own Way*

Just a Closer Walk with Thee*

Peace in the Valley*

"LIVING IN THE FAST LANE"

• Michael Bloomfield

Akarma Italy (Import)

Michael Bloomfield, g, kybds, b, perc, v; Mark Naftalin, p, synth; Clay Cotton, kybds; Barry Goldberg, org; Mark Adams, hca; Roger Troy, b, v; George Rains, Dwight Dailey, Bob Jones, d; Frank Biner, v; Sons of Kings, v; Anna Rizzo, Church of God in Christ Singers, bkgnd v; Duke Tito and the Marin County Playboys, Toots Suite, hns; Norman Dayron, producer

Blossom & Zoetrope Studios, San Francisco, CA; 1976-77

 

Maudie

Shine on Love

Roots

Let Them Talk

Watkin’s Rag

Andy’s Bad

When I Get Home

Used to It

Big “C” Blues

The Dizz Rag

"BETWEEN THE HARD PLACE & THE GROUND &
CRUISIN' FOR A BRUSIN'"

• Michael Bloomfield & Friends

Takoma UK

"Hard Place:" Michael Bloomfield, g, v; Barry Goldberg, Mark Naftalin, p; Ira Kamin, org; Mark Adams, hca; Roger Troy, b, v; Doug Kilmer, b; George Rains, Bob Jones, d; The Originals, ts, bar.
Old Waldorf, San Francisco, CA; 1977(?)

"Crusin':" Michael Bloomfield, g, kybds, v; Jon Cramer, p; Harry Oden, b; Tom Rizzo, d; Ben Perkoff, ts; Derrick Walker, ts, hca; Hart McNee, bar.
San Francisco, CA; October 27-November 29, 1980
 


Lights Out 

Between the Hard Place and the Ground
Big Chief from New Orleans
Kid Man Blues
Orphan’s Blues
Juke Joint
Your Friends

Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’

Linda Lou
Papa-Mama-Rompah-Stompah
Junker’s Blues
Midnight
It’ll Be Me
Motorized Blues
Mathilda
Winter Moon
Snowblind


"BETWEEN THE HARD PLACE AND THE GROUND"

• Michael Bloomfield & Friends

TKO Magnum Midline

This recording is different from the out-of-print Takoma release of the same name.

Michael Bloomfield, g, solo g*, v; Mark Naftalin, kybds; Beull Neidlinger, b; Buddy Helm, d.

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977


Eyesight to the Blind
Linda Lou
Kansas City Blues*
Medley: Darktown Stutters Ball/Mop Mop/Call Me a Dog*
I'm Glad I'm Jewish*
Greatest Gifts from Heaven*
Lo, Thou I Am with Thee*
Jockey Blues
Between a Hard Place and the Ground
Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues
Wee Wee Hours
Vamp in C
Bonus Track

"BLUES, GOSPEL & RAGTIME GUITAR INSTRUMENTALS"

• Michael Bloomfield

Shanachie

Various personnel, sessions from recordings including “Analine,” “Count Talent ...,” and “Bloomfield/Harris.”

1977-1980

 

When I Need You
Memphis Radio Blues
Blake's Rag
Just a Closer Walk with Thee
At the Cross
Hawaiian Guitar Waltz (Hilo Waltz)
Gonna Need Somebody on My Bond
Blues for Norman
Wheelchair Rag
Farther Along
Mood Indigo

"THE VERY BEST OF ..."

• Michael Bloomfield

Takoma

Various personnel, sessions from out-of-print Takoma recordings “Analine,” “Michael Bloomfield” and “Between the Hard Place and the Ground.”

Michigan Water Blues
Frankie and Johnny
Mr. Johnson and Mr. Dunn
Your Friends
Hitch-Hike on the Possum Trot Line
Between the Hard Place and the Ground
Pleading Blues
Papa-Mama-Rompah-Stompah
Effinonna Rag
Orphan's Blues
The Gospel Truth
See that My Grave Is Kept Clean


 

"COUNT TALENT & THE ORIGINALS"

• Michael Bloomfield

Akarma Italy (Import)

Michael Bloomfield, g, p, bjo, b, perc, v; Mark Naftalin, kybds; Nick Gravenites, v; Roger Troy, b, v; Soma, b; Bob Jones, d; Clay Cotton, cl; Jerry Martini, as; Dennis Marcellino, ts; Max Haskett, tp; Anna Rizzo, Marsha Ann Taylor, bkgnd v; Norman Dayron, producer

Xanda Recorders, outside Marin, CA; 1978

 

Love Walk

You Was Wrong

Peach Tree Man

When I Need You

Sammy Knows How to Party

I Need Your Loving

Bad Man

Saturday Night

You’re Changin’

Let the People Dance

   

Unauthorized releases

"THE ROOT OF THE BLUES"

• Michael Bloomfield

Delta (Laser Light)

This recording is the same as "If You Love These Blues ..." but omits some tunes and the narration.

Michael Bloomfield, g, p, org, b, d, v; Nick Gravenites, g, v; Ira Kamin, org, p; Eric Kriss, p; Doug Kilmer, Roger Troy, b; Tom Donlinger, David Neditch, d; Ron Stallings, ts; Hart McNee, bs.

Blossom Studios, San Francisco, CA; 1976


City Girl
The Train Is Gone
Hey Foreman
WDIA
Death Cell Rounder Blues
Thrift Shop Rag
Death in the Family
Kansas City
East Colorado Blues

"GOSPEL TRUTH"

• Michael Bloomfield

Thunderbolt

Various personnel, sessions from out-of-print Takoma recordings "Cruisin' for a Brusin'" and “Between the Hard Place and the Ground.”

1977, 1980

Cruisin' for a Brusin'
Linda Lou
Papa-Mama-Rompah-Stompah
Junker's Blues
Midnight
It'll Be Me
Motorized Blues
Mathilda
Winter Moon
Snowblind
Lights Out
Your Friends
Orphan Blues
Juke Joint
Knockin' Myself Out

"JUNKO PARTNER"

• Michael Bloomfield

Akarma Italy (Import)

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977

 

Hully Gully
Wings of an Angel
 (Prisoners Song)
Walking the Floor over You
Don't You Lie to Me
Junko Partner
Knockin' Myself Out
Women Lovin' Each Other
Cherry Red
Prescription for the Blues
You Must Have Jesus


"BLOOMFIELD BLUES"

• Michael Bloomfield

Columbia River Ent. (Import)

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977

Eyesight to the Blind
Linda Lou
Kansas City Blues
Medley: Darktown Strutters Ball/Mop Mop/Call Me a Dog
I'm Glad I'm Jewish
Greatest Gifts from Heaven
Lord, Though I Am with Thee
Jockey Blues
Between a Hard Place and the Ground 
Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues
Wee Wee Hours
Vamp in C
One of These Days

"CELEBRATING THE BLUES"

• Michael Bloomfield

Music Avenue Records

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977


Women Lovin' Each Other
Don't You Lie to Me
Knockin' Myself Out
Eyesight to the Blind
Between a Hard Place and the Ground
Cherry Red
Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues
Wee Wee Hours
Vamp in C
Blues in B-Flat
Jockey Blues
Junko Partner
Women Lovin' Each Other (Alternate Version)
Don't Lie to Me (Alternate Version)
Kansas City
Medley: Darktown Strutters Ball/Mop Mop/Call Me a Dog
One of These Days

"PRESCRIPTION FOR THE BLUES"

• Michael Bloomfield

Fabulous

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977


Hully Gully
Wings of an Angel (Prisoner's Song)
Walking the Floor over You
Don't You Lie to Me
Junko Partner
Knockin' Myself Out
Women Lovin' Each Other
Cherry Red
Prescription for the Blues
You Must Have Jesus


"RED HOT & BLUE"

• Michael Bloomfield

Universe Italy (Import)

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977

Eyesight To The Blind
Women Lovin' Each Other
Linda Lou
Kansas City
Blues in B-Flat
Medley: Darktown Strutters Ball/Mop Mop/Call Me a Dog
I'm Glad I'm Jewish
Greatest Gifts from Heaven
Lord, Though I Am with Thee
Jockey Blues
Between a Hard Place and the Ground
Don't You Lie to Me
Cherry Red
Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues
Wee Wee Hours
Vamp in C
One of These Days

"CELEBRATING THE BLUES"

• Michael Bloomfield

Tomato

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977


Wee Wee Hours
Eyesight to the Blind
Junko Partner
I'm Glad I'm Jewish
Linda Lou
Medley: Darktown Strutters Ball/Mop Mop/Call Me a Dog
Walking the Floor over You
You Must Have Jesus
Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues
Between a Hard Place and the Ground
Don't You Lie to Me

"I'M WITH YOU ALWAYS"

• Michael Bloomfield

Benchmark Recordings

This recording contains material from Bloomfield's McCabe's performances. McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA; January 1, 1977


Eyesight To The Blind
Men's Room
Frankie And Johnny
I'm With You Always
Jockey Blues

Old Folks Boogie

Some Of These Days
Don't You Lie To Me
Hymn Time
Darktown Strutter's Ball
Stagger Lee
I'm Glad I'm Jewish
A-Flat Boogaloo


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