Tiny Kennedy

Real name: Jesse Kennedy
Born: December 20, 1925, Chattanooga, Tennessee
 

 


SINGLES

KING 4537 (78 rpm) – TINY BRADSHAW, VOCAL BY TINY BRADSHAW WITH ORCHESTRA (a) / TINY BRADSHAW, VOCAL BY LITTLE TINY KENNEDY (b)
Mailman’s Sack / Newspaper Boy Blues (4/1952 US)

KING 4547 (78 rpm) – TINY BRADSHAW, VOCAL BY TINY BRADSHAW WITH ORCHESTRA (a) / TINY BRADSHAW, VOCAL BY LITTLE TINY KENNEDY (b)
Lay It On The Line / Rippin’ And Runnin’ (6/1952 US)

TRUMPET NO. 187 (78 rpm) – “TINY” KENNEDY
Early In The Morning, Baby / Strange Kind Of Feeling (12/1952 US)

TRUMPET NO. 188 (78 rpm) – “TINY” KENNEDY
Blues Disease / Don’t Lay This Job On Me (12/1952 US)

GROOVE 4G-0106 (45 rpm, white label promo) – BIG TINY KENNEDY AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Country Boy / I Need A Good Woman (5/1955 US)
(Note: also available as an identical Uk 2018 repro edition)

GROOVE 4G-0106 (45 rpm) – BIG TINY KENNEDY AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Country Boy / I Need A Good Woman (5/1955 US)

GROOVE 4G-0133 (45 rpm) – BIG TINY KENNEDY AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Strange Kind Of Feeling / ‘Taint Right (12/1955 US )

AMERICANA PRODUCTIONS 5969 – TINY KENNEDY
Fireball Jungle (Theme Song) / Please Don’t Give Him My Love (1969 US)

JUKEBOX JAM/TINY K JBJ-1025 (reissue) – BIG TINY KENNEDY AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Country Boy / Strange Kind Of Feeling (2011 UK)

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EP’S

AMERICANA PRODUCTIONS 6249 (no p/s) – FIREBALL JUNGLE (1969 US)
Fireball Jungle (Theme Song) / Please Don’t Give Him My Love / (reverse: Radio Spot A, B, C & D)

MAVERICK 004 (reissue, p/s) – V/A: ROCK’N’ROLL SOCK HOP, VOL. 1 (198? UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling / (other tracks by Lester Robertson: Oh Babe, Tibbs Brothers: Miss Rip Van Winkle & Shirley Gunter: Crazy Little Baby)

KOKO MOJO K-EP 114 (reissue, p/s) – V/A: SHOUT BROTHER, SHOUT – TRUMPET RECORDS JUMP BLUES ROCKERS (2021 GER)
Strange Kind Of Feeling / (other tracks by Willie Love: Shout Brother, Shout (alt. take), Elmer James: Gonna Find My Baby (alt. take) / Sonny Boy Williamson: Sonny’s Rhythm (take 2))

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COMPILATIONS

DETOUR 33-003 [LP] – V/A: GROOVE JUMPING! (1983 UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling
– cd reissue: Bear Family BCD 17388 AH, 2014 GER –

CHARLY CRB 1061 [LP] – V/A: RED HOT & BLUE (1983 UK)
Strange Kinda Feeling / Blues Disease

KRAZY KAT KK 7419 [LP] – TINY BRADSHAW: STOMPING ROOM ONLY (1983 UK)
Newspaper Boy Blues

EUROGRAM, S.A. LE-13023-3 [3-LP] – V/A: THE GREAT BLUES (1984 MEX)
Strange Kind A Feeling

CHARLY CRB 1092 [LP] – TINY BRADSHAW: BREAKING UP THE HOUSE (1985 UK)
Rippin’ And Runnin’ / Newspaper Boy Blues
– cd reissue: Charly CD CHARLY 43, 1987 FRA/UK –

DETOUR 33-006 [LP] – V/A: STILL GROOVE JUMPING! (1987 UK)
Country Boy
– cd reissue: Bear Family BCD 17391 AH, 2014 GER –

SUN SUN-1035 [LP] – V/A: ROCKIN’ RECORDS, VOLUME 4 (1989 US)
Blues Disease

COLLECTABLES COL-5242 [CD] – V/A: RED HOT KISSES – TRUMPET MASTERS, VOLUME THREE – R&B CLASSICS FROM MEMPHIS, JACKSON & ST. LOUIS (1991 US)
Have You Heard About The Farmer’s Daughter? / Strange Kind Of Feeling / Early In The Mornin’, Baby / Blues Disease

CAPITOL 52047 [3-CD] – V/A: KANSAS CITY BLUES 1944-1949 (1997 US)
The Lady With The Black Dress On / Sister Flat-Top / It Ain’t No Use / Jumpin’ Little Woman

WESTSIDE WESA 828 [CD] – V/A: HONKIN’ ‘N’ HOLLERIN’ – R&B FROM THE RADIO CORPORATION, VOL. 1 (1998 UK)
Country Boy

WESTSIDE WESA 831 [CD] – V/A: THE GROOVE STORY – R&B FROM THE RADIO CORPORATION, VOL. 2 (1998 UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling

BEAR FAMILY BCD-16300-ZZ [52-CD] – V/A: GESCHICHTE DER POPMUSIK (1998 GER)
Strange Kind Of Feeling

TRUMPET/ACOUSTIC ARCHIVES AA-701 [LP] – TINY KENNEDY, CLAYTON LOVE, JERRY “BOOGIE” MCCAIN: STRANGE KIND OF FEELING (1999 US)
Strange Kind Of Feeling / Have You Heard About The Farmer’s Daughter? / Early In The Mornin’, Baby / Don’t Lay This Job On Me / Blues Disease
– cd reissue: Alligator ALCD 2701, 1993 US –

WESTSIDE WESA 824 [CD] – TINY BRADSHAW: WALK THAT MESS! THE BEST OF THE KING YEARS (1999 UK)
Rippin’ And Runnin’

EMI PLUS 7243 5763052 8 [4-CD] – V/A: BLUES CONNECTION, VOL. 4 – GUITAR IN MY HAND (2001 EU)
The Lady With The Red Dress On

EMI PLUS 7243 5763062 8 [4-CD] – V/A: BLUES CONNECTION, VOL. 5 – HARD LUCK BLUES (2001 EU)
Sister Flat-Top / It Ain’t No Use / Jumpin’ Little Woman

EMI PLUS 724357635424 [CD] – V/A: LOUNGE IT – JUMPIN’ JACK (2001 HOL)
Sister Flat-Top

COLLECTABLES 148 [5-CD] – V/A: TRUMPET RECORDS – THE BEST OF BLUES & R&B (2002 US)
Have You Heard About The Farmer’s Daughter? / Strange Kind Of Feeling / Early In The Mornin’, Baby / Blues Disease

EMI MUSIC DISTRIBUTION 539601 [3-CD] – V/A: DEEP BLUES STORY (2002 FRA)
Jumpin’ Little Woman

EL TORO R&B 105 [CD] – V/A: LOVIN’ TIME BLUES – GREAT JUMP AND R&B DUETS (2003 SPA)
Newspaper Boy Blues

COLLECTABLES COL-CD-2880 [CD] – TINY BRADSHAW: THE VERY BEST OF TINY BRADSHAW – WELL OH WELL (2004 US)
Rippin’ And Runnin’ / Newspaper Boy Blues

BOULEVARD VINTAGE BVBCD 1002 [4-CD] – V/A: 100 HOT RHYTHM & BLUES TUNES FROM… THE R&B YEARS 1952 (2004 UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling

DISKY MPR 902702 [CDR] – V/A: 100 MP3 HITS BLUES (2005 EU)
The Lady With The Black

JSP JSP7766 [4-CD] – V/A: SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON – COOL, COOL BLUES – THE CLASSIC SIDES 1951-1954 (2006 UK)
Early In The Mornin’, Baby / Strange Kind Of Feeling / Blues Disease / Don’t Lay This Job On Me / Have You Heard About The Farmer’s Daughter?

REV-OLA CRBAND 3 [CD] – TINY BRADSHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA: HEAVY JUICE – THE KING RECORDINGS 1950-55 (2006 UK)
Rippin’ And Runnin’ / Newspaper Boy Blues

REV-OLA CRBAND 29 [CD] – V/A: MICKEY BAKER IN THE ’50S – HIT, GIT AND SPLIT (2007 UK)
Country Boy

FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD030 [3-CD] – V/A: LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT THE BLUES: NEW YORK – THE EVOLUTION OF NEW YORK BLUES (2009 UK)
Country Boy

VEE-TONE VRTCD2012 [CD] – V/A: FROM THE GHETTO – 29 WILD ROCK’N’ROLL AND R&B MOVERS (2010 UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling

BEAR FAMILY BCD 17310 JK [10-CD] – V/A: THE SUN BLUES BOX – BLUES, R&B AND GOSPEL MUSIC IN MEMPHIS (2013 GER)
Early In The Mornin’, Baby / Strange Kind Of Feeling / Blues Disease / Don’t Lay This Job On Me

ONE DAY MUSIC DAY2CD251 [2-CD] – V/A: QUICKSAND – THE GROOVE RECORDS STORY 1954-1956 (2014 UK)
Country Boy / Strange Kind Of Feeling

FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVDV207 [2-LP]/FVTD207 [3-CD] – V/A: THE LAST SHOUT! – TWILIGHT OF THE BLUES SHOUTERS 1954-1962 (2014 UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling

THE INTENSE MEDIA 600174 [10-CD] – V/A: THE MEMPHIS RECORDINGS FROM THE LEGENDARY SUN STUDIOS (2014 UK)
Strange Kind Of Feeling / Early In The Mornin’, Baby / Blues Disease / Don’t Lay This Job On Me

BEAR FAMILY BCD 17411 [CD] – V/A: GROOVIN’ THE BLUES – WHEN GROOVE WAS MORE THAN JUST A HABIT (2016 GER)
‘Taint Right / I Need A Good Woman

KOKO MOJO KMCD 34 [CD] – V/A: MY OWN BOOGIE – SOUTHERN BRED, VOL. 1 – MISSISSIPPI R&B ROCKERS (2019 EU)
Have You Heard About The Farmer’s Daughter? / Blues Disease / Strange Kinda Feeling

JASMINE JASMCD3213 [CD] – MICKEY BAKER: AIN’T NO STRAIN – 1952-1961 (2021 UK)
I Need A Good Woman

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© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Online sources: http://www.allmusic.com | http://www.ebay.com | http://www.popsike.com | http://www.discogs.com/artist/1477084-Tiny-Kennedy | http://www.45cat.com/artist/tiny-kennedy | http://www.45worlds.com/78rpm/artist/tiny-kennedy2

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

Revised on August 25, 2021

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