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Champion Jack Dupree

Champion Jack Dupree

William Thomas Dupree, best known as Champion Jack Dupree, was an American blues pianist. His birth date has been given as July 4, July 10, and July 23, 1908, 1909, or 1910. He died on January 21, 1992.Original 10" shellac (78rpm) and 7" vinyl (45rpm) releasesOKeh 05656 Warehouse Man Blues/Chain Gang Blues (1940)OKeh 05713 Black Woman Swing/Cabbage Greens (No. 1) (1940)OKeh 05769 Gamblin' Man Blues/New Low Down Dog (1940)OKeh 05823 Cabbage Greens (No. 2)/Angola Blues (1940)OKeh 06068 My Baby's Gone/That's All Right (1941)OKeh 06104 Dupree Shake Dance/Gibing Blues (1941)OKeh 06152 Junker Blues/My Cabin Inn (1941)OKeh 06197 Weed Head Woman/Bad Health Blues (1941)OKeh 06597 Big Time Mama/Heavy Heart Blues (1941/rel. 1942)OKeh 06642 All Alone Blues/Black Cow Blues (1941/rel. 1942)Joe Davis 5100 She Makes Good Jelly/Rum Cola Blues (1945)Joe Davis 5101 Johnson Street Boogie Woogie/I'm Going Down With You (1945)Joe Davis 5102 F.D.R. Blues/God Bless Our New President (1945)Joe Davis 5103 County Jail Special/Fisherman's Blues (1945)Joe Davis 5104 Lover's Lane/Black Wolf (1945)Joe Davis 5105 Walkin' By Myself/Outside Man (1945)Joe Davis 5106 Forget It Mama/You've Been Drunk (1945)Joe Davis 5107 Santa Claus Blues/Gin Mill Sal (1945)Solo 10-014 Once I Had A Girl/Black Woman Blues (1945)Continental 6064 How Long, How Long Blues/I Think You Need A Shot (1945)Continental 6065 Let's Have A Ball/Hard Feeling (1945)Continental 6066 Going Down Slow/Mean Old Frisco (1945)Lenox 505 Bad Whiskey And Wild Women/Bus Station Blues (1945)Lenox 511 Mean Old Frisco/When You Ain't Got A Dime (1945) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Blind Boy Johnson & His Rhythms"Joe Davis 5108 Love Strike Blues/Wet Deck Mama (1946)Celebrity 2012 Big Legged Mama/I'm A Doctor For Women (1946) note: Celebrity is a Joe Davis subsidiary label.Alert 207 Cecelia, Cecelia/Going Down To The Bottom (1946) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Willie Jordan & His Swinging Five"Alert 421 Fifth Avenue Blues/Highway 31 (1946)Apollo 407 Come Back Baby/Chittlins & Rice (1949)Apollo 413 One Sweet Letter/Mean Mistreatin' Mama (1949)Apollo 421 Lonesome Bedroom Blues/Old Woman Blues (1949)Abbey 3015 Featherweight Mama/Day Break (1949) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Brother Blues & The Back Room Boys"Abbey 3024 Day Break/Pete's Boogie (1949) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Brother Blues & The Back Room Boys"Apollo 426 Deacon's Party/My Baby's Coming Back Home (1950) note: Jack recording with "Big Chief Ellis & His Blues Stars"Apollo 428 Just Plain Tired/I'm Gonna Find You Some Day (1950) note: Jack recording with "Big Chief Ellis & His Blues Stars"Apollo 440 Rub A Little Boogie/Doomed (1949/rel. 1950) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Duke Bayou & His Mystic Six"Apex 1110 Goin' Back To Louisiana/Barrel House Mama (1950) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Meat Head Johnson & His Blues Hounds"Gotham 514 Old, Old Woman/Mean Black Woman (1950) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Meat Head Johnson & His Blues Hounds"Derby 783 The Woman I Love/All Night Party (1951) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under Brownie's nameKing 4483 Heartache Blues/Real Good Feelin (1951) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Big Tom Collins"King 4568 Heart Breaking Woman/Watchin' My Stuff (1951) note: Jack and Brownie McGhee recording under the alias "Big Tom Collins"Red Robin 109 Stumbling Block Blues/Number Nine Blues (1953)Red Robin 112 Highway Blues/Shake Baby Shake (1953)Red Robin 130 Drunk Again/Shim Sham Shimmy (1953/rel. 1954)King 4633 The Blues Got Me Rockin'/Tongue Tied Blues (1953)King 4651 Ain't No Meat On De Bone/Please Tell Me Baby (1953)King 4695 Walkin' Upside Your Head/Hard Feeling (1953)King 4706 Rub A Little Boogie/Camille (1953)King 4779 Two Below Zero/Blues For Everybody (1955)King 4797 Harelip Blues/Let The Doorbell Ring (1955)King 4812 Walking The Blues/Daybreak Rock (v: Teddy "Mr. Bear" McRae) (1955)King 4827 That's My Pa/Stumbling Block (1955)King 4859 She Cooks Me Cabbage/Silent Partner (1955)King 4876 Failing Health Blues/Me And My Mule (1955)King 4906 Overhead Blues/So Sorry, So Sorry (1955/rel. 1956)King 4938 Mail Order Woman/Big Leg Emma's (1955/rel. 1956)Groove 0171 Lonely Road Blues (v: Teddy "Mr. Bear" McRae)/When I Got Married (1956)Vik 0260 Dirty Woman/Just Like A Woman (1957)Vik 0279 Old Time Rock And Roll/Rocky Mountain (1957)Vik 0304 Shake Baby Shake/Lollipop Baby (1957)Atlantic 2032 Frankie And Johnny/Strollin' (1959)Atlantic 2095 My Mother-In-Law/Evil Woman (1961)Federal 12408 Sharp Harp/Two Below Zero (1955/rel. 1961)12" LPsBlues from the Gutter (1958, Atlantic SD-8019; London/Atlantic LTZ-K15171 (UK)) -CD release: Atlantic/Rhino #075678243424Champion Jack's Natural & Soulful Blues (1961, Atlantic SD-8045 (US); London/Atlantic SAH-K6151 (UK)) -CD release: Collectables #6818The Women Blues Of Champion Jack Dupree (1961, Folkways Records FS-3825) -CD release: Smithsonian Folkways/Rounder #093070382527Sings The Blues (1961, King LP-735) compilationChampion Jack Dupree (1962, Archive Of Folk Music/Everest Records FS-217)Champion Of The Blues (1963, Atlantic SD-8056) -CD release: Collectables #6818Americans in Europe Vol. 2 (1963, Impulse! Records A-37)Cabbage Greens (1963, Okeh OKM-12103) compilationFrom New Orleans To Chicago (1966, London PS-553 (US); Decca LK-4747 (UK)) -CD release: Beat Goes On #649Champion Jack Dupree And His Blues Band Featuring Mickey Baker (1967, Decca SKL-4871 (UK)) -CD release: Beat Goes On #649Tricks (AKA 'Anthologie du Blues, Vol. 1') (1968, Vogue CLVLX-271; GNP Crescendo 10001 (US))When You Feel The Feeling You Was Feeling (1968, Blue Horizon/CBS BH-7702) -CD release: Blue Horizon #90007Scooby Dooby Doo (AKA 'Blues Masters, Vol. 10') (1969, Blue Horizon/CBS BH-4610) -CD release: Blue Horizon #90007The Incredible...Champion Jack Dupree (1970, Sonet SNTF-614)I'm Happy To Be Free - Champion Jack Dupree Meets Mickey Baker & Hal Singer (1971, Vogue SDL-828; GNP Crescendo 10005 (US))The Legacy Of The Blues, Vol. 3 (1972, Sonet SNTF-626; GNP Crescendo 10013 (US))Blues From Montreux - King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree (1973, Atlantic 1637) -CD release: Collectables #6331Blues For Everybody (1976, King KS-1084 (single LP); 1980, King/Gusto GD-5037X (double LP)) compilation -CD release: See For Miles/King Masters (UK) #KCD-6014Back Home In New Orleans (1990, Bullseye Blues/Rounder Records BB-9502) -LP/CD releaseForever And Ever (1991, Bullseye Blues/Rounder BB-9512) -LP/CD releaseOne Last Time (1993, Bullseye Blues/Rounder BB-9522) -LP/CD releaseCD releases/compilations of noteSings Blues Classics - With Axel Zwingenberger & The Friends Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 7 (1990, Vagabond (G) #8.92018)Blues Masters, Vol. 6 (1991, Storyville #8006)New Orleans Barrelhouse: Piano Blues 1960 (1992, Magpie #53)Champion Jack Dupree 1945-1953 (1992, Krazy Kat #09)Trouble, Trouble (1992, Storyville #8013)Champion Jack Dupree Of New Orleans (1993, Storyville #8015)New Orleans Barrelhouse Boogie (The Complete Champion Jack Dupree 1940-1941) (1993, Legacy/Columbia-Sony #52834)Live At Burnley - With The Big Town Playboys (1994, JSP #231; 1998 reissue with new artwork: JSP #807) rec. 1989The Joe Davis Sessions 1945-1946 (1995, Flyright #22)The Blues Of Champion Jack Dupree, Vol. 1 (1995, Storyville #8019)The Blues Of Champion Jack Dupree, Vol. 2 (1995, Storyville #8020)Truckin' On Down (1998, Storyville #8029)The Blues Of Champion Jack Dupree (2000, Storyville #8031)A Portrait Of Champion Jack Dupree (2000, Rounder Select/Rounder #11586)St. Claude And Dumaine (2002, Fuel 2000/Varese Sarabande #61229)Jivin' With Jack: Live In Manchester, May 1966 (2002, Jasmine #3008) -2-CD setBad Luck Blues - Live With Freeway 75 (2003, Blue Nose (SW) #BN-074) rec. 1974Walkin' The Blues: The Very Best Of Champion Jack Dupree (2003, Collectables #2874)Dupree 'N' McPhee: The 1967 Blue Horizon Session - Champion Jack Dupree & T.S. "Tony" McPhee (2005, Ace #CHM-1063)Early Cuts From A Singer, Pianist And Songwriter Who Took Blues To The World (2009, JSP #77120) -4-CD box set


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