Magic Slim

Real name: Morris Holt
Born: August 7, 1937, Torrance, Mississippi
Died: February 21, 2013, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 


SINGLES

JA-WES NO. 0105-A/B (white label) – MAGIC-SLIM, BAND – TÉR-DROPS
Love My Baby / Scuffling (1966 US)
(feat. Morris Holt:gtr/vcl, Paul Brown:ten.sax, Robert Perkins:bs & Willie Jones or Skin Man Whitehead:dms)

DJO/JA-WES CO. NO. 0105A/B – MAGIC-SLIM
Love My Baby / Scuffling (1966 US)

JA-WES NO. 3001-A/3000-B – (uncredited) (a) / TÉR-DROPS (b) (feat. Magic Slim on guitar)
I Got A Feeling (vocal) / I Got A Feeling (instrumental) (1966 US)

DARAN NO. 0104-A/B – CHUCK RIVES (feat. Magic Slim on guitar)
Tonight I Learn / Say I Love You (1966 US)

JA-WES JW-0116-A/B – MAGIC SLIM (a) / LITTLE HITE (b)
She Is Mine / Soul Blues (instr.) (1969? US)
(feat. Morris Holt:vcl/gtr, Richard “Little” Hite:hca, Nick Holt:bs & Joe Mason:dms)

JA-WES J-3007 – LITTLE HITE & SOUL ROCKERS (feat. Magic Slim on guitar)
Fine / A While Ago (1969 US)

JODA CS-7001 (33 1/3 rpm) – LITTLE HITE W/ SOUL ROCKERS (feat. Magic Slim on guitar)
A While Ago / (reverse by Helen Curry: Sad And Blue) (1969 BRA)

JODA CSI-7003 (33 1/3 rpm) – MAGIC SLIM
Scuffling / (reverse by Sollie Mc Elroy: Party Time) (1969 BRA)

MEAN MISTREATER MM1125 – MAGIC SLIM AND THE TEARDROPS
Wonder Why / Teardrop (1975 US)

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EP’S

ROOSTER BLUES EP R 707 (p/s) – MAGIC SLIM AND THE TEARDROPS – THREE THUNDERIN’ TRACKS (1981 UK)
Teardrop (instr.) / Wonder Why / If You Need Me
(Note: remixed versions of the Mean Mistreater 45; rec. in 1975 at Ter-Mar Studios, Chicago with Alabama Junior Pettis:bs/vcl on “If You Need Me”, Nick Holt:bs, Steve Cushing:dms)

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ALBUMS

MCM 900.298 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM: VOL. 1 – BORN ON A BAD SIGN (1977 FRA)
Going Down Slow / Born On A Bad Sign / Born In Missouri / Slim’s Bump / Buddy Buddy Friend / Born Down The Bridge / Rock Me Baby
(recorded live at Ma Bea’s, Chicago on November 9, 1976, feat. Morris ‘Magic Slim’ Holt:vcl/gtr, Coleman ‘Alabama Junior’ Pettis Jr.:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Douglas Holt:dms)
– reissue: Storyville STCD 8033, 1994 DEN –


BLACK & BLUE 33.525 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: HIGHWAY IS MY HOME (1978 FRA)
Highway Is My Home / Living In My Neighborhood / I Love You Baby / Country Girl / Man Or Mouse / Help Me / I’m Mad * / Tell Me Baby / The Sky Is Crying / + cd bonus track: Something More
(recorded in Paris, France on November 19, 1978, feat. Magic Slim:vcl [except *]/gtr, Coleman Pettis Jr.:gtr/vcl*, Nick Holt:bs, Fred Below:dms)
– lp reissue: Black & Blue 134.88.0540, 1992 BRA/cd reissue (with bonus track): Evidence ECD 26012-2, 1992 US –


MCM 900.304 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM: VOL. 2 – LET ME LOVE YOU (1978 FRA)
That’s All Right / Josephine’s / As The Tears Go Passing By / Everything Gonna Be Alright / Let Me Love You / The Things I Used To Do / That Ain’t Right / Honest I Do / + cd bonus tracks: Nineteen Years Old / Mary Lou / Please Love Me
(recorded live at Ma Bea’s, Chicago on November 9, 1976, feat. Morris ‘Magic Slim’ Holt:vcl/gtr, Coleman Pettis Jr.:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Douglas Holt:dms)
– reissue: Storyville CD 8040, 1997 –


CANDY APPLE CA 0401 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: LIVE ‘N BLUE (1980 US)
Paying The Cost To Be The Boss / Don’t Tell Me About Your Troubles / Heart Fixing Business * / Slim’s Break Song / Going To New York / Cold Women With Warm Hearts / I’m Doing Fine / Teardrop
(recorded live at the Zoo Bar in Lincoln, NE on March 26-31, 1979, feat. Magic Slim:vcl [except *]/gtr, Coleman Pettis Jr.:gtr/vcl*, Nick Holt:bs, Joel Poston:dms)

ISABEL 900.505 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: IN THE HEART OF THE BLUES (1980 FRA)
In The Heart Of The Blues / Mustang Sally / Worried Life Blues / Don’t Tell Me About Your Trouble / I’m A Man / Walking Whole Night Long / If It’s Too Late
(recorded at Condorcet Studio, Toulouse, France on March 25, 1980, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Coleman Pettis Jr.:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Nathan Applewhite:dms)

ISABEL 900.511 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: DOING FINE (1980 FRA)
Grave Road / You Can’t Loose What You Ain’t Got / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Ain’t Doing Too Bad / Walking Back Street / A Woman Treats A Good Man So Bad / Cold Woman / She Left Me
(recorded at Condorcet Studio, Toulouse, France on March 25, 1980, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Coleman Pettis Jr.:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Nathan Applewhite:dms)

ROOSTER BLUES R 2618 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: GRAND SLAM – ESSENTIAL BOOGIE (1982 US)
Early Every Morning / She Belongs To Me / Just To Be With You / Walking The Dog / Slammin’ / Rough Dried Woman / Fannie Mae / Give Me Back My Wig / Scuffling / Make My Dreams Come True / 1823 South Michigan Avenue / + cd bonus tracks: Wonder Why / If You Need Me / Teardrop
(recorded at Odyssey Sound Studio, Chicago on June 4, 1982, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Pete Allen:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Nate Applewhite:dms; cd bonus tracks 12-14 recorded in 1975 feat. Morris Holt:vcl/gtr, Alabama Junior:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Steve Cushing:dms)
– lp reissue: Atlas LA25-5010, 1984 JPN / cd reissues: P-Vine PCD-1608, 1988 JPN/Orbis BLU NC 067, 1996 UK/DeAgostini BLUES N050, 1997 HOL/Rooster Blues RBLU 2618, 2000 EU/P-Vine PCD-1997, 2001 JPN/P-Vine-Rooster Blues PCD-83487, 2012 JPN –


BLUE DOG RECORDS BDR 001 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: T.V. DINNER BLUES (1983 US)
14th Stret Shuffle / T.V. Dinner Blues / See What You’re Doin’ To Me / Have You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry? / How Long / Teardrop Boogie / So Mean To Me / Zoo’s Blues
(recorded live in 1982 at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Nate Applewhite:dms)

BLUE DOG RECORDS BDR 002 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: BLUES FROM THE ZOO BAR (1984 US)
Drink Muddy Water / Goin’ To New York / Talk To Your Daughter / interview with Slim / Teardrop / How Blue Can You Get? / Tin Pan Alley / The Blues Are Alright
(recorded live in 1982 at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Nate Applewhite:dms)

WOLF 120.849 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOLUME 3 (1986 AUT)
Gambler / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Bad Avenue / I Got Money / Ain’t That Nice / I’m Good / She Moves Me * / Think *
(recorded in Chicago, September 8, 1986 feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr [except not on “Think”], John Primer:gtr/vcl*, Nick Holt:bs, Nathan Applewhite:dms)
– extended cd reissue: Wolf 120.849 CD, 1993 AUT –


BLUES R&B BRB 3701 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM: LIVE AT B.L.U.E.S. (1987 US)
Luv Somebody / Poor Man But A Good Man / Gamblers Blues / Jimmie / Help Yourself / Mother Fyer / That Will Never Do / Keep A Drivin’
(recorded at B.L.U.E.S., Chicago, IL, 1986, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Nate Applewhite:dms)

PLYMOUTH HOUSE INC. PHD-898902 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM: LIVE! – THE ZOO BAR (1989 US)
My Buddy Buddy Friends / Highway Is My Home / ‘Possum In My Tree / She Belongs To Me / Not The Same Person / Let Me Love You Baby / Mustang Sally / Cold Women With Warm Hearts / Reelin’ And Rockin’ / Hide Away

WOLF 120.855 [CD] – V/A: TEARDROPS BLUES JAM – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOLUME 9 (1989 AUT)
Magic Slim: The Moon Is Full / So Easy To Love You / Whole Lotta Lovin’ / Nick Holt: Need Some Good Lovin’ / What Makes A Man Go Crazy / John Primer: Boat Dock / Jr. Pettis: Blues Is A Feeling / Heart Fixin’ Blues / Tramp
– cd reissue: Wolf 120.855, 1998 AUT –

WOLF 120.856 [LP/CD] – MAGIC SLIM & NICK HOLT & THE TEARDROPS: CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOLUME 10 (1989 AUT)
Bad Boy / You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had / Before You Accuse Me / Driftin’ Blues / Everybody In Town / How Much More Long / How Lucky Can A Man Be / That Will Never Do
(recorded live in Chicago on February 6, 1989, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr/vcl on “That Will Never Do”, Nick Holt:bs/vcl on “Driftin’ Blues”, “Everybody In Town”, “How Lucky Can A Man Be” and “That Will Never Do”, Michael Scott:dms)
– extended cd reissue: “You Can’t Love What You Ain’t Never Had – Chicago Blues Session, Volume 10”, Wolf 120.856 CD, 1997 AUS –


BLIND PIG BP 3690 [LP]/BP 73690 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: GRAVEL ROAD (1990 US)
Cold Women With Warm Hearts / Gravel Road / Hard To Handle / Bad Luck Is Fallin’ / Pretty Girls Everywhere / Further On Up The Road / Mustang Sally / Prisoner Of Love / Before You Accuse Me / Please Don’t Waste My Time / Slim’s Hideaway
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Steve Freund:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Mike Scott:dms)
– German lp edition: Crosscut CCR 1027, 1990 / German cd edition: Crosscut CCD 11027, 1990 –


WOLF 120.870 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: THE BLUES OF THE MAGIC MAN – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 24 (1994 AUT)
Spider In My Stew / Rough Dried Woman / Sometimes I Wonder / Oh Wee Baby / Wonder What’s The Matter / Stranded On The Highway / Evil / Why Does A Woman Treat A Good Man So Bad / Don’t Tell Me ‘Bout Your Troubles / I’nt Doing Too Bad / I Got To Leave
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Jerry Porter:dms)
– reissue: Wolf 120.870 CD, 2013 AUT –


WOLF 120.882 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM: ALONE & UNPLUGGED – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 36 (1995 AUT)
Mixed Up About You / Bring Me My Shotgun / Boogie Chillun / A Thousand Miles From Nowhere / Iky & Mikey / Don’t Look Now I’ve Got The Blues / Tough Enough / I’m A Poor Man But A Good Man / Sadie / Bring Your Fine-Self Home / Bye Bye Pretty Baby / You Laugh And Grin / A Little Instrumental / Nothin’ For Nothin’ / interview with Slim

BLIND PIG BPCD 5036 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: SCUFFLING (1996 us)
Think / Hole In The Wall / Scufflin’ / Down In Virginia / I’m Not The Same Person / Just Before You Go / I’m Gonna Send You Back To Georgia / Room 109 / I Need Lovin’ / I’m Gonna Get You Babe / Lookin’ For A Lover / Can’t Get No Grindin’
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Jack Dawson:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Earl Howell:dms)

WOLF 120.301 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: DON’T TELL ME ABOUT YOUR TROUBLES – THE ZOO BAR COLLECTION, VOL. 1 (1997 AUT)
Mannish Boy / Close To You Baby / Best Thing That Happened To Me / Green Onions / Have Mercy Darlin’ / Don’t Tell Me About Your Troubles / Mojo / 5 Long Years / Slim’s Break Song / Grass Is Greener / Tramp / Ode To Billy Joe
(recorded live at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Alabama Junior:gtr, Nate Applewhite:dms + “Lee Baby” Holt:dms on “Ode To Billy Joe”)

WOLF 120.302 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: SEE WHAT YOU’RE DOIN’ TO ME – THE ZOO BAR COLLECTION, VOL. 2 (1997 AUT)
How Long / Have You Ever Seen One-Eyed Woman Cry / See What You’re Doin’ To Me / Heart Fixin’ Business / Goin’ To New York / So Mean To Me / 14th Street Shuffle / Zoo’s Blues / Teardrop Boogie / TV Dinner Blues / Cold Women With Warm Hearts / I’m Doin’ Fine / Paying The Cost To Be The Boss / Teardrop
(recorded live at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Pete Allen:gtr on tracks 1-3,6-10, Alabama Junior:gtr on tracks 4-5,11-14/vcl on “Heart Fixin’ Business”, Nick Holt:bs, Nate Applewhite:dms)

WOLF 120.303 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: TEARDROP – THE ZOO BAR COLLECTION, VOL. 3 (1997 AUT)
You Don’t Have To Go / See What You’re Doin’ To Me / Who’s Loving You TOnight / Early In The Morning / You Know What My Body Needs / Talk To Your Daughter / Drink Muddy Water / Goin’ To New York / Last Night / She Don’t Love Poor Me / Teardrop / How Blue Can You Get / Tin Pan Alley-The Blues Are All Right
(recorded live at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr on tracks 1-2,5-13, Pete Allen:gtr on tracks 3-4, Nick Holt:bs, Nate Applewhite:dms on tracks 3-4,6-8,11-13, Michael Scott:dms on tracks 1-2,5,9-10)

WOLF 120.304 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: SPIDER IN MY STEW – THE ZOO BAR COLLECTION, VOL. 4 (1997 AUT)
Changed / Spider In My Stew / Your Day Will Come / The Moon Is Full / Standin’ On The Highway / Stormy Monday-Kansas City-C.C. Rider / Fanny’s Blues / Drink Muddy Water / Walkin’ Cane / 4:59 In The Morning / Kansas City / Since I Met You Baby / Mojo Boogie / The Blues Are All Right
(recorded live at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Michael Scott:dms + Earlene Owens:vcl on “Stormy Monday-Kansas City-C.C. Rider”)

WOLF 120.305 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: HIGHWAY IS MY HOME – THE ZOO BAR COLLECTION, VOL. 5 (1997 AUT)
My Buddy Buddy Friends / Cold Women With Warm Hearts / Highway Is My Home / Mustang Sally / Not The Same Person / Let Me Love You Baby / ‘Possum In My Tree / Reelin’ And Rockin’ / She Belongs To Me / Hide Away
(recorded live at the Zoo Bar, Lincoln, NE, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Michael Scott:dms; apparently the same material as previously issued on 1989 Plymouth CD PHD-898902)

WOLF 120.864 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: LIVE ON THE ROAD – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 18 (1997 AUT)
Walking Down Broadway / Gold Tailed Bird / Don’t You Know / Down The Road / Sweet Home Chicago / Look Under Yonder’s Wall / What’s On Your Mind / There’s Some Pretty Girl / Long Distance Call / Oo Wee Baby
(recorded live in Austria in 1990, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Michael Scott:dms)
– reissue: Wolf CD 120.864, 2015 AUT –


BLIND PIG BPCD 5046 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: BLACK TORNADO (1998 US)
Jealous Man / Wake Up Early / Still A Fool / Black Tornado / Playin’ With My Mind / I Can’t Trust My Woman / Magic Boogie / You’ve Got Bad Intentions / Crazy Woman / Young Man’s Blues / It’s Alright / Love Like I Wanna
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Shawn Holt:gtr, Michael Dotson:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Allen Kirk:dms)

WOLF CD 120.895 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: 44 BLUES (2000 AUT)
Big Fat Woman / Baby Can’t You See / You Put It On Me / I’m Ready / Blues With A Feeling / Tell Me / When I Met My Baby / Can’t You See / Highway Is My Home / I’m Good / I’m Tore Up / 44 Blues / Break Song
(recorded live in Austria in 1992, feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Earl Howell:dms)

BLIND PIG BPCD 5060 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: SNAKEBITE (2000 US)
What’s Wrong / Snakebite / Please Don’t Dog Me / Key To Your Door / Shake It / I Ain’t Lookin For No Love / Country Boy / Lump On Your Stump / Lonesome Trouble / The Man You Need / Mind Your Own Business
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Michael Dotson:gtr, Nick Holt:bs & Allen Kirk:dms)

BLIND PIG BPCD 5076 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: BLUE MAGIC (2002 US)
I’m A Bluesman / Chickenheads / Get Your Business Straight / How Many More Years / Evil Woman Blues / You Got To Pay / Lonely For Your Love / I Want To See You In The Evening / I Started Loving You Again / Goin’ To Mississippi
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Michael Dotson:gtr, Popa Chubby:gtr, Danny O’Connor:bs, Allen Kirk:dms)

BLIND PIG BPCD 5098 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN (2005 US)
I’m A Bluesman / The Man You Need / Goin’ To Mississippi / Black Tornado / Please Don’t Dog Me / I Need Lovin’ / Mind Your Own Business / Still A Fool / Shake It / I Don’t Believe You Baby / Get Your Business Straight
(recorded live at the Sierra Nevada Brewery in 2005)

BLIND PIG BPDVD 6003 [DVD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN (2005 US)
I’m A Bluesman / The Man You Need / Goin’ To Mississippi / Please Don’t Dog Me / Mind Your Own Business / I Ain’t Looking For No Love / You Got To Pay / I Need Lovin’ / Shake It / Crazy Woman / I Don’t Believe You Baby / Black Tornado + interview
(recorded live at the Sierra Nevada Brewery in 2005)

DELMARK DE-786 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS, JOE CARTER WITH SUNNYLAND SLIM: THAT AIN’T RIGHT (2006 US)
In The Dark / She Is Mine / Strange Things Happen / Cummins Prison Farm / Soul Blues / Just To Be With You / I’m Worried (sung by Joe Carter) / Anna Lee (sung by Joe Carter) / Sweet Home Chicago (sung by Joe Carter) / Route 66 (sung by Fred Below) / Joe’s Boogie (sung by Joe Carter) / Stormy Monday (sung by Joe Carter) / Bobby’s Rock (sung by Joe Carter)
(1977 Ralph Bass & Henry Stone recordings feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Coleman Pettis:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Doug Holt:dms + Joe Carter:sl.gtr, Lacy Gibson:gtr, Sunnyland Slim:pno, Willie Black:bs, Fred Below:dms)
– Japanese edition: P-Vine PCD-23812, 2006 –


WOLF 120.809 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: TIN PAN ALLEY – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 61 (2007 AUT)
Tell Me What You Got On Your Mind / Cold Hearted Woman / Please Don’t Leave Me / Born In The Country / Baby Please Don’t Say Goodbye / She Was Walking Down Through The Park / Bad Luck / Texas Flood / Close To You / Goin’ To California / Tin Pan Alley / Cold Woman With Warm Hearts
(1992-1993 live and studio recordings feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Michael Dotson:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Alan Kirk:dms)

IMMORTAL IMM 940122 [DVD] – MAGIC SLIM AND GUESTS: LIVE (2007 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Hand Me Down My Walking Cane / Loving You (Is The Best Thing That Happened To Me) / Let It Be Me / I Can’t Hold Out / Mustang Sally / Gambling Blues / I Love You Baby / The Little Red Rooster (George Baze) / Got My Jojo Working (George Baze) / Dust My Broom (George Baze) / Sweet Home Chicago (George Baze) / Without A Friend Like You (Maria Muldaur) / Please Send Me Someone To Love (Maria Muldaur) / Cajun Moon (Maria Muldaur) / How Blue Can You Get (The Blues Instigators) / Fuss And Fight (The Blues Instigators)
(recorded live at Buddy Guy’s Legends, Chicago, also feat. George Baze, Maria Muldaur & The Blues Instigators)

APRENDA MÚSICA # [DVD] – BLUE JEANS/MAGIC SLIM: SÃO PAULO SESSIONS (2007 POR)
Checkin’ Up On My Baby / Goin’ To Mississippi / Please Don’t Dog Me / I’m A Bluesman / Get Your Business Straight / Got To Move / When The Music Stops / Let Me Be Your Lovin’ Man / Georgia Women / Can’t You See / Five Long Years
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Marcos Ottaviano:gtr, Andrei Ivanovic:bs, Junior Moreno:vcl/dms)

BLIND PIG BPCD 5125 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: MIDNIGHT BLUES (2008 US)
Let Me Love You Holt / You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had / Give Me Back My Wig / Lonely Man / Spider In My Stew / Going Down The Road Feeling Bad / Full Load Boogie / Crosseyed Cat / House Cat Blues / Carla / Cryin’ Won’t Let You Stay / What Is That You Got / Loving You Is The Best Thing That Happened To Me
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Jon McDonald:gtr, Danny O’Connor:bs, David Simms:dms + Lonnie Brooks:gtr, Elvin Bishop:gtr, James Cotton:hca, Gene Barge:sax, Terry Ogolini:sax, Don Tenuto:tp, Otis Clay:bckgr.vcls)

BLIND PIG BPCD 5136 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: RAISING THE BAR (2010 US)
Part Time Love / Breaking Up Somebody’s Home / Do You Mean It / Cummins Prison Farm / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / I Can’t Hold Out / Shame / Sunny Road Blues / Gonna Move To Kansas City / 4:59 A.M. / Treat Me The Way You Do
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Jon McDonald:gtr/bckgr.vcls, Andrew Howard:bs/bckgr.vcls, B.J. Jones:dms/bckgr.vcls)
– French edition: DixieFrog DFGCD 8690, 2010 –


BLIND PIG BPR-CD-5147 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: BAD BOY (2012 US)
Bad Boy / Someone Else Is Steppin’ In / I Got Money / Sunrise Blues / Girl What You Want Me To Do / Hard Luck Blues / Gambling Blues / Champagne And Reefer / How Much More Long / Matchbox Blues / Older Woman / Country Joyride
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, Jon McDonald:gtr/bckgr.vcls, Andre Howard:bs/bckgr.vcls, B.J. Jones:dms/bckgr.vcls)
– French edition: Dixiefrog DFGCD 8728, 2012 –


SAGEBRUSH PRODUCTIONS # [DVD] – JUST MAGIC – THE MAGIC SLIM STORY (2014 US)
(documentary)

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COLLECTIONS, REISSUES & POSTHUMOUS RELEASES

ALLIGATOR AL 4728 [LP] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: RAW MAGIC (1982 US)
You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had / Gravel Road / Ain’t Doing Too Bad / Why Does A Woman Treat A Good Man So Bad / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Mustang Sally / In The Heart Of The Blues
(compiled exclusively from selections from two 1980 Isabel LP’s)
– Brazilian edition: Alligator 670.9232, 1982 / cd reissues: Alligator KICP 2411, 1993 JPN/Alligator ALCD 4728, 1994 US –


WOLF 120.849 CD (CD 120.849 DDD) [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOLUME 3 – THE 1987 WC HANDY BLUES AWARD WINNER (1993 AUT)
Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Bad Avenue / Gambler / So Easy To Love You / I Got Money / Ain’t That Nice / I’m Good / Bad Luck / Think * / She Moves Me * / The Moon Is Full
(tracks 1-3, 5-7, 9-11 recorded in Chicago, September 8, 1986 feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr [except not on track 9], John Primer:gtr/vcl*, Nick Holt:bs, Nathan Applewhite:dms, track 4 recorded in Chicago, February 6, 1989 feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Michael Scott:dms, track 8 recorded in Chicago, February 21-22, 1987 feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr, John Primer:gtr, Christian Dozler:pno, Nick Holt:bs, Timothy Taylor:dms)
(extended reissue of 1986 LP Wolf 120.849)


STORYVILLE STCD 8033 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: MAGIC SLIM, VOL. 1 – BORN ON A BAD SIGN (1994 DEN)
Going Down Slow / Born On A Bad Sign (Born Under A Bad Sign) / Born In Missouri (Cummins Prison Farm) / Slim’s Bump / Buddy Buddy Friend / Born Down The Bridge (Don’t Burn Down The Bridge) / Rock Me Baby / Tell Me Baby / You Upset Me Baby / Jumpin’ At Ma Bea’s / I Don’t Got Over (I Done Got Over) / Tramp
(extended cd reissue of MCM 900.298)

WOLF 120.856 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & NICK HOLT & THE TEARDROPS: YOU CAN’T LOSE WHAT YOU AIN’T NEVER HAD – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOLUME 10 (W.C. HANDY AWARD WINNER 1990) (1997 AUT)
Bad Boy / You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had / If It’s Too Late / Before You Accuse Me / Driftin’ Blues / Everybody In Town / How Much More / How Unlucky Can One Man Be / That Will Never Do / Dust My Broom
(extended cd reissue of 1989 LP Wolf 120.856)

BLIND PIG BPCD 8009 [CD] – MAGIC SLIM: THE ESSENTIAL (2007 US)
Before You Accuse Me / Mind Your Own Business / Think / Scufflin’ / Crazy Woman / Mustang Sally / Goin’ To Mississippi / What’s Wrong / Playin’ With My Mind / Black Tornado / Down In Virginia / Please Don’t Dog Me / Jealous Man / How Many More Years / Get Your Business Straight

WOLF 120.820 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: THE LEGENDARY MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS – ROUGH DRIED WOMAN (MAGIC SLIM’S BEST 14 SONGS, LEGENDARY BLUES SESSION, VOL. 72) (2009 AUT)
Rough Dried Woman / Match Box Blues / Tell Me What Make A Woman Treat A Good Man So Bad / Spider In My Stew / I’m good / Bad Avenue / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Ain’t It Nice / Before You Accuse Me / You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had / Bad Boy / Blues At Sunrise / Stranded On The Highway / Hard Luck Blues
(tracks 1-4 recorded in Vienna, Austria, May 1991 with John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Jerry Porter:dms; tracks 5-8 recorded at WRDE-Jonghe Studio, Chicago, July 1986 with John Primer:gtr/vcl*, Nick Holt:bs/vcl*, Nathan Applewhite:dms; tracks 9-11 recorded at ACME Studio, Chicago, February 6, 1989 with John Primer:gtr/vcl*, Nick Holt:bs/vcl*, Michael Scott:dms; track 12 recorded live at Linz, March 14, 1990 with John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Michael Scott:dms; tracks 13-14 recorded at Zugabe, Vienna, Austria, June 24, 1992 with John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Earl Howell:dms)

WOLF 120.870 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: MAGIC BLUES – THE BLUES OF THE MAGIC MAN (2013 AUT)
Spider In My Stew / Rough Dried Woman / Sometimes I Wonder / Oh Wee Baby / Wonder What’s The Matter / Stranded On The Highway / Evil / Why Does A Woman Treat A Man So Bad / Don’t Tell Me ‘Bout Your Troubles / I’nt Doing Too Bad / I Got To Leave

WOLF 120.830 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: PURE MAGIC – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 82 (2014 AUT)
I Got The Blues / Lovin’ You Is The Best Thing Happened To Me / Since I Met You Baby / Nobody Love Me / I’m Ready See / See What You Doin’ To Me / Jimmy’s Blues / Call My Job / Look On Yonder Wall / Spider In My Stew
(prev. unssued live recordings from Austria 1992-1995)

WOLF 120.839 CD [CD] – MAGIC SLIM & I’M GONNA PLAY THE BLUES (2019 AUT)
Come On In This House / I’m Gonna Play The Blues / Please Don’t Dog Me / 4:59 A.M. / It Hurts Me Too / Think / Love Somebody / She’s Tough / The Things That I Used To Do / Playin’ With My Mind / That Will Never Do / Bad Boy / Older Woman / Rough Dried Woman
(tracks 1-13 recorded in Vienna, Austria at Wiener Stadthalle & Reigen on March 20-21, 2010 and track 14 recorded in May 1991 in Vienna, Austria)

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COMPILATIONS & GUEST APPEARANCES

BEACON SBEAB 9 [LP] – V/A: AUTHENTIC CHICAGO BLUES (1969 UK)
Chuck Rives: Tonight I Learn / Magic Slim: Scuffling / Little Hite & the Soul Rockers: Fine / Little Hite & the Soul Rockers: A While Ago / Chuck Rives: Say I Love You / Magic Slim: Love My Baby
– reissue: Windmill WMD 124, 1972 UK –

BLUES OSCURITIES BOV 7 [2-LP] – V/A: DO THE CHICKEN – BLUES OBSCURITIES, VOLUME 7 (1971 US)
Magic Slim: She Is Mine

RED LIGHTNIN’ RL 006 [2-LP] – V/A: WHEN GIRLS DO IT (1971 UK)
Magic Slim: Love My Baby

ALLIGATOR AL 7702 [LP] – V/A: LIVING CHICAGO BLUES, VOLUME 2 (1978 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Stranded On The Highway / Dirty Mother For You / Spider In My Stew / Don’t Say That No More
– UK edition: Sonet SNTF 785, 1978 / French edition: Sonet B. ST. 9544, 1978 / Italian edition: Sonet SNTL 2785, 1978 / Spanish edition: Discophon, S.A. J-4449, 1979 / Yugoslavian edition: Sonet-Alligator-PGP RTB 2221713, 1983 / lp reissue: Sonet 70625, 1988 FRA / cd reissues: Virgin-Alligator-Sonet 30625, 1988 FRA/Alligator ALCD 7702, 1991 US –

BLACK & BLUE 33.375/6/7 [3-LP] – V/A: A BLUES ANTHOLOGY (19?? FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Man Or Mouse

BLACK & BLUE 950.510 [LP] – V/A: GRANDE PARADE DU JAZZ (19?? FRA)
Magic Slim: Tell Me Baby

INTERCORD TON GMBH INT 157.102 [2-LP] – V/A: THE BLUES, VOL. 6 (1981 GER)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Spider In My Stew

ROSSIL RISLP 14103 [3-LP] – V/A: LIVING CHICAGO BLUES (1983 POR)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Stranded On The Highway / Dirty Mother For You / Spider In My Stew / Don’t Say That No More
– Yugoslavian edition: PGP RTB-Sonet-Alligator 3420043, 1983 –

RED LIGHTNIN’ RL 0052 [LP] – V/A: I DIDN’T GIVE A DAMN IF WHITES BOUGHT IT! – THE RALPH BASS SESSIONS, VOL. 3 (1984 UK)
Magic Slim: Strange Things Happen / Born In Missouri / Soul Blues / Got A Little Woman
(recorded at PS Studios, Chicago, March 22, 1977)

RED LIGHTNIN’ RL 0056 [LP] – V/A: I DIDN’T GIVE A DAMN IF WHITES BOUGHT IT! – THE RALPH BASS SESSIONS, VOL. 4 (1985 UK)
Magic Slim: That Ain’t Right

RED LIGHTNIN’ RL 0057 [LP] – V/A: I DIDN’T GIVE A DAMN IF WHITES BOUGHT IT! – THE RALPH BASS SESSIONS, VOL. 5 (1985 UK)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

WOLF 120.850 [LP] – ALABAMA JR. PETTIS & THE TEARDROPS, SPECIAL GUESTS MAGIC SLIM & JOHN PRIMER: CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOLUME 4 (1987 AUT)
Nora Lee (sung by Jr Pettis) / She Don’t Love Me (sung by John Primer) / I’m A Lover (sung by Jr Pettis) / She’s Trying To Get Back (sung by Jr Pettis) / Worried Blues (sung by Jr Pettis) / I’m Mad (sung by Jr Pettis) / Bad Luck (sung by Magic Slim) / Oh Baby (sung by John Primer)
(feat. Magic Slim:gtr)
– extended cd reissue: Wolf 120.850 CD, 1998 AUT –


SEQUEL NXT CD185 [3-CD]/NXT MC 185 [4-CS] – V/A: THE BLUES GUITAR BOX 2 (1991 UK)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Cummings Prison Farm

WOLF 120.951 CD [CD] – DANA GILLESPIE & JOACHIM PALDEN WITH MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: BIG BOY (1992 AUT)
Be My Sugar / Got It Bad
(accompanied by Magic Slim & The Teardrops feat. Magic Slim:gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs and Earl Howell:dms)

EVIDENCE ECD 26000-2 (promo) [CD] – V/A: EVIDENCE BLUES SAMPLER (1992 US)
Magic Slim: Help Me

RHINO R2 71132 [CD] – V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOLUME 9 – POSTMODERN BLUES (1993 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Wonder Why (1975 recording)

BLIND PIG BPCD 8002 (promo) [CD] – V/A: PRIME CHOPS, VOLUME TWO – BLIND PIG SAMPLER (1993 US)
Magic Slim: Cold Women With Warm Hearts

BLACK AND BLUE BB 604.2 [CD] – V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL, VOL. 4 – 1977-1982 (1993 FRA)
Magic Slim: Man Or Mouse / The Sky Is Crying

CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS LTECD 316 [3-CD]/MBSCD 416 [4-CD] – V/A: BLUES LEGENDS (1993 UK)
Magic Slim: Born In Missouri (Cummins Prison Farm)

CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS MAT CD 273 [CD] – V/A: CHICAGO BLUES (1993 UK)
Magic Slim: Born In Missouri (Cummins Prison Farm)

WOLF 120.875 [CD] – JOHN PRIMER: BLUES BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (1993 AUT)
1839 / Somebody Have Mercy / Good Morning Heartache / Don’t You Hear Me Cryin’ For You / Blues Behind Closed Doors / I’m Just Your Fool / Smokestack / Next Time You See Me / Country Boy / Yes, I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby / It Ain’t Easy Been Easy / Tore Down
(recorded in Vienna, Austria on July 2-3, 1992, feat. John Primer:vcl/gtr, Magic Slim:gtr, Johnny B. Moore:ac.gtr, Nick Holt:bs, Earl Howell:dms + several overdubbed musicians [in Chicago])

KING KICP 441 [CD] – V/A: A TRIBUTE TO MAGIC SAM (1994 JPN)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Need You So Bad / Mama Talk To Your Daughter / All Your Love / That’s All I Need
– reissue: Evidence ECD 26086-2, 1997 US –

CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS MAC CD 197 [CD] – V/A: DON’T MESS WITH THE BLUES (1994 UK)
Magic Slim: Cummins Prison Farm
– European edition: Castle Communications MBSCD 434/1, 1994 –

CHARLY CD DIG 3 [4-CD] – V/A: A MODERN BLUES ANTHOLOGY – AIN’T TIMES HARD (1994 UK)
Magic Slim: All Your Love

CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS MBSCD 434 [4-CD] – V/A: DOWN AND OUT BLUES (1994 UK)
Magic Slim: Cummins Prison Farm

EXCELSIOR EKL10152 [CD] – V/A: BLUES MASTERS (1994 CAN)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

BLUES LEGENDS BLS12162/MACCD 196 [CD] – V/A: PLAYIN’ THE BLUES (1994 CAN)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

BEEHIVE BEECD 12 [CD] – V/A: COOKIN’ WITH THE BLUES 2 (1994 UK)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

WOLF 120.400 [CD] – V/A: BLUES POWER (VOLUME 1) (1994 AUT)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Spider In My Stew

FRÉMEAUX & ASSOCIÉS FA 031 [2-CD] – V/A: THE STORY OF BLACK & BLUE 1976-1988, VOLUME 2 (1994 FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Living In The Neighborhood

self prod. # [CD] – NOT ALL THERE: NOT ALL THERE (1994 US)
Magic Slim with Not All There: Talk To Your Daughter
(feat. Magic Slim, Sean Benjamin, Larry Boehmers & Joe Gourlay)

RHINO R2 72192 [CD] – V/A: BLUES FEST – MODERN BLUES OF THE ’80S (1995 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Early Every Morning

POZITIF MUSIZ YAPIM POZCD001 (promo) [CD] – V/A: EFES PILSEN BLUES FESTIVAL HITS 90-95 (1995 TUR)
Magic Slim: Dirty Mother For You

P-VINE PLP-6655/PCD-4744 [LP/CD] – V/A: SUPER BLUES BREAKS (1995 JPN)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Wonder Why

SEQUEL NEB CD 852 [CD] – V/A: CHICAGO BLUES SESSION (1996 UK)
Magic Slim: In The Dark / Cummins Prison Farm

RIPETE 2217 [CD] – V/A: BOOGIE BEAT, VOL. 1 (SHAG YER BLOOZ AWAY) (1996 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Mustang Sally

HALLMARK 304812 [CD/CS] – V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES 2 (1996 UK)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

MAY BE # (promo) [CD] – V/A: BLUES WAY 2 (1996 EU)
Magic Slim: Born In Missouri

CELEBRATION OF BLUES 97112 [2-CD] – V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES – THE GREAT GUITARISTS, VOL. 1-2 (1996 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Why Does A Woman Treat A Good Man So Bad

ST. CLAIR 25172 [CD] – V/A: A CELEBRATION OF BLUES – THE GREAT GUITARISTS, VOL. 1 (1996 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Why Does A Woman Treat A Good Man So Bad

TOTAL GUITAR TG 25 12 96 (promo) [CD] – V/A: TG CD, VOLUME 25 (ESSENTIAL LISTENING FOR ALL GUITARISTS) (1996 UK)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Fanny’s Blues

BLIND PIG BPCD 2001 [CD] – V/A: BLIND PIG RECORDS – 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (1997 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Think

HOUSE OF BLUES 51416 1301 2 [2-CD] – V/A: ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR (1997 US)
Magic Slim: 1823 S. Michigan Avenue

PLATINUM ENTERTAINMENT, INC. 5141613002PR [CD] – V/A: SELECTIONS FROM ESSENTIAL BLUES GUITAR/ESSENTIAL BLUES HARMONICA (1997 US)
Magic Slim: I Have The Same Old Blues

CASTLE CLASSICS CLACD 432 [CD] – V/A: INSTRUMENTAL BLUES (1997)
Magic Slim: Soul Blues

PULSE PLS CD 181 [CD] – V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES (1997 UK)
Magic Slim: Cummins Prison Farm 1997 UK

K-TL ECD 3315 [CD] – V/A: THE BLUESMEN (1997 UK)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

ALLIGATOR ALCD 4855 [CD] – V/A: HOUND DOG TAYLOR – A TRIBUTE (1997 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Freddie’s Blues

EVIDENCE ECD 26098-2 [CD] – V/A: EVIDENCE BLUES SAMPLER SIX (1998 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Mama Talk To Your Daughter

HIP-O 40125 [CD] – V/A: ONE NATION UNDER BLUES – MODERN MASTERS 1980’S (1998 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Lookin’ For A Lover

WOLF CD 120.400 [CD] – V/A: BLUES POWER, VOLUME 1 (1998 AUT)
Magic Slim: Spider In My Stew

WOLF 120.850 CD [CD] – ALABAMA JR. PETTIS & THE TEARDROPS WITH MAGIC SLIM, JOHN PRIMER: NORA LEE – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 4 (1998 AUT)
Nora Lee (sung by Jr Pettis) / She Don’t Love Me (sung by John Primer) / I’m A Lover (sung by Jr Pettis) / She’s Trying To Get Back (sung by Jr Pettis) / Worried Blues (sung by Jr Pettis) / I’m Mad (sung by Jr Pettis) / Heart Fixin’ Blues (sung by Jr Pettis) / Blues Is A Feeling (sung by Jr Pettis) / Oh Baby (sung by John Primer) / Poor Man Blues (sung by Jr Pettis) / Bad Luck (sung by Magic Slim)
(extended cd reissue of 1987 LP Wolf 120.850)

WOLF 120.854 CD [CD] – V/A: FROM WEST HELENA TO CHICAGO – CHICAGO BLUES SESSION, VOL. 8 (1998 AUT)
Magic Slim: Bring Your Fine-Self Home

POLYMEDIA 555 302-2 [3-CD] – V/A: THE BLUES BOX – THE WORLD’S FAMOUS BLUES TRACKS (1998 GER) Magic Slim: Cummins Prison Farm

BIG CHICAGO BCR 002 [CD] – V/A: A CHICAGO BLUES TOUR (1998 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Just Before You Go

WANNA DANCE 70005 [CD] – V/A: SWINGIN’ THE BLUES, VOLUME 5 (1999 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Cold Women With Warm Hearts

JAZZ & WORLD/BLIND PIG 0001-2 (promo) [CD] – V/A: ROCKIN’ THE BLUES (1999 GRE)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: I Need Lovin’

HOUSE OF BLUES 51416 1466 2 [18-CD] – V/A: THE ESSENTIAL SHOEBOX FULL OF BLUES (1999 US)
Magic Slim: 1823 S. Michigan Avenue

HOUSE OF BLUES MUSIC COMPANY 51416 1464 [2-CD] – V/A: WHOLE LOTTA BLUES – SONGS OF LED ZEPPELIN (THIS AIN’T NO TRIBUTE) (1999 US)
Magic Slim & Billy Branch & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 1) / Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 2)

HOUSE OF BLUES 1467 [3-CD] – V/A: THIS AIN’T NO TRIBUTE BLUES CUBE (1999 US)
Magic Slim & Billy Branch & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 1) / Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 2)

TIME LIFE MUSIC R859-23/UNIVERSAL MUSIC SPECIAL MARKETS 314545885-2 [CD] – V/A: THE ’90’S (2000 US)
Magic Slim: Cold Women With Warm Hearts

ORCHARD 131 [CD] – V/A: A CHICAGO BLUES TOUR (2000 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Just Before You Go

ROOSTER BLUES R9825 (promo) [CD] – V/A: 1980-2000 (2000 US)
Magic Slim: Give Me Back My Wig

P-VINE PCD-3889 [CD] – V/A: EVEN MO’ FUNKY BLUES – NEW STANDARDS (2000 JPN)
Magic Slim: Teardrop

ROOSTER BLUES 9825 [CD] – V/A: ROOSTER BLUES RECORDS : 1980-2000 SAMPLER (2000 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Give Me Back My Wig
– reissue: Rooster Blues CD 2637, 2001 US –

LUCERNE BLUES FESTIVAL/JUNG & JUNG # (promo) [2-CD] – V/A: LUCERNE BLUES FESTIVAL 2000 (2000 SWI)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Need Some Good Lovin’ / Baby Can’t You See / What’s Wrong

CONTINENTAL RECORD SERVICES/ROOSTER BLUES CRSCD 805 (promo) [CD] – V/A: BLUES CRUISE, VOL. 2 – CRUISIN’ THE ROOSTER BLUES CATALOG (2000 ZIMBABVE)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Give Me Back My Wig

BISHOPSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL LTD/KEEPING THE FAITH # (promo) [CD] – V/A: BISHOPSTOCK 2000 – KEEPING THE FAITH 2 (2000 UK)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Think

ST. CLAIR 7121 [CD] – V/A: DON’T MESS WITH THE BLUES (2001)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Cummins Prison Farm

BLACK & BLUE 600 [5-CD] – V/A: CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL 1969-1986 (2001 FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Man Or Mouse / The Sky Is Crying

BLIND PIG BPCD 2002 [2-CD] – V/A: BLIND PIG RECORDS’ 25TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (2001 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Wake Me Up Early

ALLIGATOR ALCDEY2001 (promo) [CD] – V/A: ALLIGATOR – THE EARLY YEARS (2001 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Dirty Mother For You

WAGRAM MUSIC 3070612 – WAG 342 [4-CD] – V/A: MEGA BLUES (2001 FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Loving You

FRÉMEAUX & ASSOCIÉS 31 [CD] – V/A: BLACK AND BLUE, VOL. 2 – BLUES 1976-1988 (2002 FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Living In My Neighborhood

CASTLE MUSIC/SANCTUARY CMETD 630 [3-CD] – V/A: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BLUES – 60 BLUES GUITAR GREATS (2002 UK)
Magic Slim: Soul Blues

WAGRAM MUSIC 3078162 [2-CD] – V/A: AMERICAN SPIRIT (LE MEILLEUR DU BLUES ET DE LA COUNTRY) (2002 FRA)
Magic Slim: How Many More Years

SICO SR-2002/06/SR-2003/01 [2-CD] – V/A: HOVIGS HANGAR 2002 (2002 NOR)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: What’s Wrong

THE SOHO COLLECTION SOHOCD010 [3-CD] – V/A: THE BIRTH OF THE BLUES (2002 UK)
Magic Slim: Cummins Prison Farm

BONNIER AMIGO MUSIC FINLAND AMSCD 103 [CD] – V/A: IN THE MOOD SINCE 1978 – PUISTOBLUES 25TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM (2002 FIN)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Stranded On The Highway

BLUES REVUE BR 003 (promo) [CD] – V/A: BLUES REVUE – BLUES MUSIC SAMPLER – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2002 (2002 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: I’m A Bluesman

HALLMARK MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT 700012 [CD] – V/A: BORN WITH THE BLUES 2 (2002 UK)
Magic Slim: Ship Made Of Paper

HIP-O B0000627-02 [CD] – V/A: MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS THE BLUES – GODFATHERS AND SONS (A FILM BY MARC LEVIN) (2003 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Talk To Me Baby (I Can’t Hold Out) (live)

SMITH & CO SOUND & VISION SCCD 1004 [CD] – V/A: SONGS OF LED ZEPPELIN – ALL BLUES’D UP! (2003 US)
Magic Slim & Billy Branch & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 1) / Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 2)
(reissue of House Of Blues 51416 1464 2)

SMITH & CO. SCCD 1081 [2-CD] – V/A: THE BLUESMAN PLAY WHITE BOYS BLUES (2003 HOL)
Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks (Part 2)

SMITH & CO. SOUND & VISION SCCD 1081 [2-CD] – V/A: THE BLUESMEN PLAY WHITE BOYS BLUES (2003 US)
James Cotton & Magic Slim: When The Levee Breaks, Pt. 2

DIXIEFROG DFGCD 8537 [CD] – V/A: HIGHWAY 60’S/70’S BLUES REVISITED (2003 FRA)
Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks

DIXIEFROG DFGCD 8564 [2-CD] – V/A: BLUES STARS PLAY CLASSIC ROCKS – HIGHWAY 60’S/70’S BLUES REVISITED, VOL. 1/VOL. 2 (2003 FRA) Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks

NATU NOBILIS BLUES FESTIVAL # [CD] – V/A: NATU NOBILIS BLUES FESTIVAL 2002 (2003 BRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Gravel Road

JAZZ & WORLD 0025 – 2 [CD] – V/A: BIG CITY BLUES (2003 GRE)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: So Easy To Love You

ALLIGATOR ALCD 116 [CD] – V/A: CRUCIAL CHICAGO BLUES (2003 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Mama Talk To Your Daughter

KUMD KR 003 [CD] – V/A: THE KUMD SESSIONS – LIVE FROM THE MUSIC ROOM #3 (2004 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Do You Mean It?

INDIGO IGOTCD2564 [3-CD] – V/A: HELLHOUNDS ON THEIR TRAIL – A HISTORY OF BLUES GUITAR 1924-2001 (2004 UK)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Soul Blues

BLIND PIG BPCD 8005 [CD] – V/A: BARE BLUES-INSTRUMENTAL GEMS (2004 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Black Tornado

BLIND PIG BPCD 8006 [CD] – V/A: WHITE LINE FLYERS – MILE MELTING ROAD RAVES (2004 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Magic Boogie

HYENA 9328 [CD] – V/A: A LOVE SONG FOR BOBBY LONG (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK) (2004 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Early Every Morning

CRS TRICD 1004 [3-CD] – V/A: THE BLUES THE WHOLE BLUES AND NOTHING BUT THE BLUES – 42 BLOCKBUSTIN’ BLUES TRACKS, VOLUME 1 (2004 EU)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Make My Dreams Come True

CHICAGO SOUND CSR 2008 [2-CD] – V/A: BOB RIEDY’S CHICAGO BLUES SHOWS OF THE 70’S, VOLS. 1 & 2 (2004 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Mama Talk To Your Daughter / Trouble Blues / Nobody Wants To Loose
(recorded at Curtom Studios, Chicago in March 1977)

FAB 14 RECORDS FAB14 50120 [CD] – V/A: SLIDE GUITAR (2004 HOL)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Make My Dreams Come True

HYENA TMF9328 [CD] – V/A: A LOVE SONG FOR BOBBY LONG – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK (2005 US/CAN)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Early Every Morning

WAGRAM BLUES 303792 [4-CD] – V/A: BLUES (2005 FRA)
Magic Slim: Evil Women Blues

DISKY CB 902138 [3-CD] – V/A: RED WHITE & BLUES – 54 ESSENTIAL BLUES CLASSICS FROM THE USA TO THE UK (2005 HOL)
Magic Slim: When The Levee Breaks (Part 1)

WOLF 120.974 CD [CD] – DANA GILLESPIE: THESE BLUE NIGHTS (2006 AUT)
Be My Sugar
(accompanied by Magic Slim & The Teardrops feat. Magic Slim:gtr, John Primer:gtr, Nick Holt:bs and Earl Howell:dms)

WOLF 120.104 CD [CD] – V/A: BLUES GUITAR KILLERS (2006 AUT)
Magic Slim: Spider In My Stew

DIXIEFROG DFGCD 8602 [2-CD] – V/A: DIXIEFROG 20TH ANNIVERSARY – 2006 ROOTS & NEW (2006 FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: I’m A Bluesman

BLIND PIG BPCD 2003 [2-CD + DVD] – V/A: BLIND PIG RECORDS 30TH ANNVERSARY COLLECTION (2006 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: I’m A Bluesman (CD) / Goin’ To Mississippi (DVD)

SOUL BAG CD SB 002 [CD] – V/A: THE FRENCH BLUES & SOUL MAGAZINE SOUL BAG (2006 FRA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Close To You

PROJECT POP! POP08ASO072006-1/POP08ASO072006-2 (promo) [2-CD] – V/A: 4444 SECONDS OF AUSTRIAN POP! MUSIC (VOLUME 8) – AUSTRIAN SOUND ODYSSEY (VOLUME 7) (2006 AUT)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Close To You

NORTHERN BLUES MUSIC NBM 0038 [CD] – WATERMELON SLIM AND THE WORKERS: THE WHEEL MAN (2007 CAN)
The Wheel Man
(feat. Magic Slim:vcl/gtr)

B-SHARP LP 666/12 [LP] – V/A: DOWNTOWN ROCKIN’ AT THE GARDEN OF EDEN – 14 RAW AND WILD BLUES ROCKERS FROM THE 1960’S (2007 GER)
Scuffling

WOLF 120.999 CD [CD] – V/A: WOLF RECORDS – THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (2007 AUT)
Magic Slim: Spider In My Stew

BROADSIDE/CHERRY RED STERN 1 [CD] – V/A: WHEN GIRLS DO IT (2009 UK)
Magic Slim: Love My Baby
(extended cd reissue of 1971 Red Lightnin’ LP)

WAGRAM MUSIC WAG 846-3141672 [5-CD] – V/A: LES LÉGENDES DU BLUES (2009 FRA)
Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks / Magic Slim: Evil Woman Blues

UNION SQUARE MUSIC INTROTCD41 [3-CD] – V/A: BLUES – INTRO COLLECTION (2009 UK)
Magic Slim: Cummins Prison Farm

WAGRAM MUSIC 3214152 [4_CD] – V/A: SPIRIT OF BLUES (2010 FRA)
Magic Slim & James Cotton: When The Levee Breaks

WARNER MUSIC UK LTD./RHINO UK 24975-1/2 [CD] – V/A: A HISTORY OF THE BLUES, PART 2 (2010 UK)
Magic Slim: Crazy Woman

RAISIN MUSIC RM 1004 [2-CD] – BILLY BOY ARNOLD, JOHN PRIMER, BILLY BRANCH & LURRIE BELL: CHICAGO BLUES, A LIVING HISTORY – THE (R)EVOLUTION CONTINUES (2011 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Keep A-Driving

DIRECT MUSIC GROUP DMD0001/HYPERTENSION HYP 11277 [CD] – THE BLUESMASTERS FEATURING MICKEY THOMAS (2011 US)
Can’t Get No Grindin / Get Your Business Straight
(feat. Magic Slim:gtr)

STORYVILLE 1088612 [8-CD] – V/A: THE CHICAGO BLUESBOX (2013 DEN)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: That’s All Right / Slim’s Bump / Going Down Slow / Born In Missouri / Let Me Love You / The Things I Used To Do / That Ain’t Right / Honest I Do / Nineteen Years Old / Born On A Bad Sign / Please Love Me
(recorded live at Ma Bea’s, Chicago, IL on November 9, 1976)

RIFF PRODUCTIONES # [2-LP] – V/A: BLUESCAZORIA 20 AÑOS (2014 SPA)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Don’t Say That No More

BLIND PIG # [MP3] – V/A: BLIND PIG PRESENTS – LIVE BLUES (2015 US)
Magic Slim: I’m A Bluesman / Full Load Boogie

BLIND PIG # [MP3] – V/A: LIVE BLUES 2 (2015 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: The Man You Need / Magic Slim: Get Your Business Straight

BLIND PIG BPCD 5170 [2-CD] – V/A: BLIND PIG RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (2017 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: Gambling Blues

STORYVILLE 1088620 [8-CD] – V/A: THE CHICAGO BLUES BOX 2 (2017 DEN)
Magic Slim: Buddy Buddy Friend / You Upset Me Baby / Born Down The Bridge / Rock Me Baby / Tell Me Baby / Jumpin’ At Ma Bea’s / I Done Got Over / Tramp / Josephine’s / As The Years Go Passing By / Everything Gonna Be Alright / Mary Lou

GALORA GAL-002 [LP] – V/A: QUEEN CITY – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK (2018 US)
Magic Slim: Rust Belt Woman

BLIND PIG BPLP 5171 [LP] – V/A: A BENEFIT FOR EQUALITY, VOL. 1 (2021 US)
Magic Slim & The Teardops: I’m A Bluesman

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© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Scott Arnold | Jarmo Hoppula | Lex Jansen | Big Joe Louis

Published sources: Blues Records 1943-1970 Volume Two (Mike Leadbitter-Leslie Fancourt-Paul Pelletier, 1994) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986) | Blues News 3/1986 | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

Online sources: http://www.allmusic.com | http://www.ebay.com | http://www.gemm.com | http://www.popsike.com | http://www.musicstack.com | http://www.ne.jp/asahi/ko-1/crossroads | http://blindman.15.forumer.com/a/magic-slim-quotlive-at-bluesquot-cd_post12637-30.html | http://www.wirz.de/music/magslfrm.htm | http://www.discogs.com/artist/340686-Magic-Slim | http://www.discogs.com/artist/729764-Magic-Slim-The-Teardrops | http://www.discografiasdeblues.com/m/40-magic-slim | http://www.45cat.com/artist/magic-slim

Note: The contents of this website are informative only! All the corrections/additions are welcome. E-mail: petehoppula @ hotmail.com

Revised on May 3, 2021

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