Dust My Broom

Versions recorded between November 23, 1936 and 1965.
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ROBERT JOHNSON
I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
Robert Johnson - vocal; Robert Johnson - guitar
Recording Details : San Antonio, Texas, United States; November 23, 1936
Released on: C2K 46222
Title: The Complete Recordings
Originally released on: VOCALION 03475
Time: 02:58



ARTHUR CRUDUP
Dust My Broom
Arthur Crudup - vocal; Arthur Crudup - guitar; Ransom Knowling - bass; Judge Riley - drums
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; March 10, 1949
Released on: DOCD-5202
Title: 1946-1949. Volume 2
Originally released on: VICTOR 50-074
Time: 02:41



ROBERT JR. LOCKWOOD
Dust My Broom - alt take
Robert Jr. Lockwood - vocal; Robert Jr. Lockwood - guitar; Alfred Wallace - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; March 22, 1951
Released on: FLYCD 10 / WESD 233/1
Title: Johnny Shine & Robert Lockwood
Originally released on: FLYRIGHT LP 563
Time: 02:42


ROBERT JR. LOCKWOOD
Dust My Broom
Robert Jr. Lockwood - vocal; Robert Jr. Lockwood - guitar; Alfred Wallace - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; March 22, 1951
Released on: FLYCD 10
Title: Blues Is Killing Me
Originally released on: JUKE JOINT LP 1501
Time: 02:41





ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Broom
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Sonny Boy Williamson II - harmonica; Odie Johnson - bass; "Frock" O'Dell - drums
Recording Details : Jackson, Mississippi, United States; August 5, 1951
Released on: ARHOOLIE CD 310 / Released on: ABOXCD 4-1
Title: King Biscuit Time
Originally released on: TRUMPET 146
Time: 02:43



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ROBERT JR. LOCKWOOD
Dust My Broom
Robert Jr. Lockwood - vocal; Robert Jr. Lockwood - guitar; Big Crawford - bass; Alfred Wallace - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; November 15, 1951
Released on: NIGHTHAWK 101
Title: Windy City Blues: 1935-1953: The Transition
Originally released on: MERCURY 8260
Time: 02:41


EARL BROWN
Dust My Broom
Earl Brown - vocal; Lowell Fulson - guitar; Billy Hadnott - bass; Bob Harvey - drums; Lloyd Glenn - piano; Earl Brown - alto sax
Recording Details : Los Angeles, California, United States; 1952
Title: Dust My Broom / Riffa Shuffle (Single)
Originally released on: SWINGTIME 307
Time: 03:03
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IKE TURNER
All The Blues All The Time (Medley) Feeling Good Love My Baby Please Love Me Boogie Chillun Dust My Broom Rockin' And Rolling Hoochie Coochie Man Woke Up This Morning
Ike Turner - guitar; Jesse Knight Jr. - bass; Willie Sims - drums; Dennis Binder - piano; Eugene Fox - tenor sax; Bobby Fields - tenor sax
Recording Details : Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States; 1954
Released on: ACE CDCHD 782
Title: Ike Turner Rocks The Blues
Originally released on: CROWN LP 5367
Time: 08:41



ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Blues (take 3)
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Frank Fields - bass; Earl Palmer - drums; Edward Frank - piano
Recording Details : New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; September 1955
Released on: ABOXCD 4-3
Title: Classic Early Recordings: Culver City to the Crescent City
Originally released on: FLAIR 1074
Time: 03:11


ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Broom
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Homesick James - bass; Odie Payne - drums; Johnny Jones - piano; J.T. Brown - tenor sax; Unknown - tenor sax
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; November 1959
Released on: CAP 9 42006-2/1 / Released on: CD CHARLY 34
Title: Elmo James and his screamin' guitar : The sky is crying
Originally released on: FIRE LP 102
Time: 02:56
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B.B. KING
Dust My Broom
B.B. King - vocal; B.B. King - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums; Jimmy McCracklin - piano
Recording Details : Los Angeles, California, United States; 1962
Released on: ACE CDCHM 986
Title: The Soul of B.B. King
Originally released on: ACE LP 198
Time: 03:18
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ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Broom
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums; Big Moose Walker - piano
Recording Details : New York, New York, United States; February 13, 1963
Released on: CAP 9 42006-2/2 / Released on: BH 7-66230
Title: To Know A Man
Originally released on: ENJOY 2027
Time: 02:58



Notes: Tape Announcement and Speech in Front of Recording.
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ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Broom
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums; Big Moose Walker - piano
Recording Details : New York, New York, United States; February 21, 1963
Title: King Of The Slide Guitar - vol. 4
Time: 02:58



KOERNER RAY & GLOVER
Dust My Broom
Dave Ray - vocal; Dave Ray - guitar
Recording Details : Women's Club, 813 East Kilbourne Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; March 24, 1963
Released on: Audiophile AP-78
Title: Blues, Rags and Hollers
Time: 04:04



Notes: The song was recorded at the end of a long recording session. Dave Plays a 12-String Guitar.


KOERNER RAY & GLOVER
Dust My Broom
Dave Ray - vocal; Dave Ray - guitar
Recording Details : St. Olaf Folk Festival, Minnesota, United States; 1963
Released on: Mill City Records MCR-172
Title: Live 1963-1964
Time: 03:20
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JOHN HENRY BARBEE
Dust My Broom
John Henry Barbee - vocal; John Henry Barbee - guitar
Recording Details : Fickle Pickle Club, Chicago, Illinois, United States; Late 1963 (?)
Released on: FAT POSSUM
Title: George Miltchell Collection Vol. 3
Time: 03:23



CURTIS JONES
Dust My Broom
Curtis Jones - vocal; Alexis Korner - guitar; Jack Fallon - bass; Eddie Taylor - drums; Curtis Jones - piano
Recording Details : London, United Kingdom; November 27, 1963
Released on: DERAM 820-624-2
Title: Curtis Jones In London
Originally released on: DECCA LP 4587
Time: 03:46



EARL BELL
Dust My Broom
Earl Bell - vocal; Earl Bell - guitar
Recording Details : Memphis, Tennessee, United States; May 26, 1964
Title: George Milller Collection, Vol. 4
Time: 03:41



Notes: Originally Recorded for the Swedish Radio.
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MARGARET LEWIS
Dust My Blues
Margaret Lewis - vocal; Unknown - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums
Recording Details : Shreveport (??), Louisiana, United States; 1964
Released on: ACE CDCHD 572
Title: Lonesome Bluebird
Originally released on: RAM ??
Time: 02:13



BOBBY JOHN
Dust My Broom - Take 1
Bobby John - vocal; Ike Turner - guitar; Anthony Chenault - guitar; Unknown - bass; Thomas Norwood - drums; Ernest Lane - piano; Unknown - tenor sax; Unknown - trumpet
Recording Details : Cosimo's, New Orleans, United States; August 1964
Released on: ACE CDCHD 1329
Title: Ike Turner Studio Productions New Orleans and Los Angeles 63-65
Originally released on: MODERN UISSUED
Time: 02:33
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BOBBY JOHN
Dust My Blues
Bobby John - vocal; Ike Turner - guitar; Anthony Chenault - guitar; Unknown - bass; Thomas Norwood - drums; Ernest Lane - piano; Unknown - tenor sax; Unknown - trumpet
Recording Details : Cosimo's, New Orleans, United States; August 1964
Title: Talent Scout Blues
Originally released on: ACE CHD 244
Time: 02:31
Notes: Take 2 of the Session
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JOHN HENRY BARBEE
Dust My Broom
John Henry Barbee - vocal; John Henry Barbee - guitar
Recording Details : Copenhagen, Denmark; October 8, 1964
Released on: PSJ 245
Title: Joh Henry Barbee: Portraits in Blues Vol. 9
Originally released on: STORYVILLE LP 171
Time: 03:26



JOHN HENRY BARBEE
Dust My Broom
John Henry Barbee - vocal; John Henry Barbee - guitar
Recording Details : Folk Club of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark; October 8, 1964
Released on: STCD 8051
Title: Blues Live !
Originally released on: SLP 4074
Time: 03:58
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HOWLING WOLF
Dust My Broom
Howling Wolf - vocal; Howling Wolf - guitar; Hubert Sumlin - guitar; Willie Dixon - bass; Fred Below Jr. - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : Hamburg, Germany; October 9, 1964
Released on: LRCD 2024
Title: American Folk Blues Festival 1964
Originally released on: FONTANA LP 5225
Time: 05:48
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ROBERT NIGHTHAWK
Dust My Broom
Robert Nighthawk - vocal; Robert Nighthawk - guitar; John Lee Granderson - guitar; Jimmy Collins - drums
Recording Details : Maxwell Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States; October 18, 1964
Released on: KAT3D1/1
Title: And This Is Maxwell Street
Time: 04:49



Notes: Some Sources Mention Mike Bloomfield Playin' Guitar as Well. It is Almost Certain He's not playin' here.
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HOWLING WOLF
Dust My Broom (I'll Believe I'll Dust My Broom)
Howling Wolf - vocal; Hubert Sumlin - guitar; Howling Wolf - harmonica; Willie Dixon - bass; Clifton James - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : International Jazz Festival Jazz Jamboree, Warsaw, Poland; October 26, 1964
Released on: PRCD 1871
Title: Big City Blues & Howlin' Wolf In Warsaw
Time: 06:22


HOWLING WOLF
Dust My Broom (I'll Believe I'll)
Howling Wolf - vocal; Hubert Sumlin - guitar; Howling Wolf - harmonica; Willie Dixon - bass; Clifton James - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : National Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw, Poland; October 27, 1964
Released on: PRCD 1871
Title: Big City Blues & Howlin' Wolf In Warsaw
Time: 04:20


HOWLING WOLF
Dust My Broom
Howling Wolf - vocal; Howling Wolf - guitar; Hubert Sumlin - guitar; Howling Wolf - harmonica; Willie Dixon - bass; Clifton James - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : Bremen, Germany; November 6, 1964
Released on: JZCD 351
Title: Live in Europe 1964
Originally released on: SUNDOWNN LP 709
Time: 04:55



HOWLING WOLF
Dust My Broom
Howling Wolf - vocal; Howling Wolf - guitar; Hubert Sumlin - guitar; Howling Wolf - harmonica; Willie Dixon - bass; Clifton James - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Recording Details : Jazz House, Wiesbaden, Germany; November 16, 1964
Title: American Folk Blues Festival
Time: 04:57
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OTIS SPANN
Dust My Broom
James Cotton - vocal; Muddy Waters - guitar; James Madison - guitar; James Cotton - harmonica; Milton Rector - bass; S.P. Leary - drums; Otis Spann - piano
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; November 21, 1964
Released on: OBCCD 530-2
Title: The Blues Never Die !
Originally released on: PRESTIGE LP 7391
Time: 02:40
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HOWLING WOLF
Dust My Broom
Howling Wolf - vocal; Hubert Sumlin - guitar; Howling Wolf - harmonica; Dick Smith - bass; Graham Burbidge - drums
Recording Details : London, United Kingdom; November 30, 1964
Released on: CST 5069X
Title: Chris Barber Presents Lost & Found: The Blues Legacy Vol. 3
Time: 02:19


RISING SONS
Dust My Broom
Taj Mahal - vocal; Ry Cooder - guitar; Jesse Lee Kincaid - guitar; Taj Mahal - harmonica; Gary Marker - bass; Ed Cassidy - drums
Recording Details : Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, United States; December 2, 1965
Title: Wolfgang's Vault
Time: 03:07



Notes: Ry Cooder is playin' the Slide Guitar


HOMESICK JAMES
Dust My Broom
Homesick James - vocal; Homesick James - guitar; Willie Dixon - bass; Frank Kirkland - drums
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; December 1965
Released on: 3VCD 173 / Released on: GH 864
Title: Chicago, The blues Today, volume 2
Originally released on: VANGUARD LP 9217
Time: 03:15
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RISING SONS
Dust My Broom
Taj Mahal - vocal; Ry Cooder - guitar; Taj Mahal - guitar; Jesse Lee Kincaid - guitar; Gary Marker - bass; Kevin Kelley - drums
Recording Details : Hollywood, December 2, 1965 (Additional Recordings in New York City in June 1992, California, United States)
Released on: COLUMBIA 01-472865-10
Title: Rising Sons feat. Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder
Time: 03:03



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Noes:The band in 1966. From left, Taj Mahal, Jesse Lee Kincaid, Gary Marker, Ry Cooder and Kevin Kelley.


Last update: March 16, 2018