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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ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Broom (She Just Won't Do Right)
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Ransom Knowling - bass; Odie Payne - drums; Johnny Jones - piano; J.T. Brown - tenor sax
Recording Details : Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois, United States; January 17, 1953
Released on: CD RED 36 / CH 9114
Title: Slidin' / Whose Muddy Shoes
Originally released on: CHECKER 777
Time: 03:00
Notes: Song Is Titled "She Just Won't Do Right" on Some releases


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 / 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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MARGARET LEWIS
Dust My Blues
Margaret Lewis - vocal; Unknown - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums
Recording Details : Shreveport (??), Louisiana, United States; Recorded Between 1959 and 1962
Released on: ACE CDCHD 572
Title: Lonesome Bluebird
Originally released on: RAM ??
Time: 02:13



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 / 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.


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. Other Sources mention September 1967 as recording date.
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KOERNER RAY & GLOVER
Dust My Broom
Dave Ray - vocal; Dave Ray - guitar
Recording Details : St. Olaf Folk Festival, Minnesota, United States; 1964
Released on: Mill City Records MCR-172
Title: Good Old Koerner, Ray & Glover
Time: 03:20
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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 9, 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


MAXWELL STREET JIMMY DAVIS
Dust My Broom
Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis - vocal; Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis - guitar
Recording Details : Chicago, Illinois, United States; 1964 or 1965
Released on: ELEKTRA LP 303
Title: Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis
Time: 03:00



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: May 6, 2021