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Joe Josea

Joe Josea
Real name
Joseph Bihari
Born
May 30, 1925
Died
November 28, 2013
Country
United States
IPI
00003165627 11 works
00015563499 41 works
Comments
One of the four Bihari brothers who founded the blues and R&B label, Modern Records. Not a songwriter, Bihari used the name Joe Josea as a songwriting credit when taking advantage of the actual African-American songwriters by earning undeserved royalties.
Family
Jules Taub Brother
Sam Ling Brother

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Songs written by Joe Josea

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ain't Gonna Hush Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Sam Ling, Chet De Milo Cordella De Milo - Maxwell Davis Orch. March 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Bad Case of Love Joe Josea B.B. King 1961 Covered by (6 artists)
Be Careful with a Fool B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
Be My Lovey Dovey Richard Berry, Joe Josea Etta James 1986 Covered by Jimmie Vaughan
California Blues Joe Josea, George Smith Little George Smith 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
Change Your Way of Lovin' Joe Josea, Pee Wee Crayton Pee Wee Crayton February 1950 Covered by Sugar Ray [Norcia]
Cherry Pie Joe Josea, Marvin Phillips Marvin and Johnny - Marvin Phillips Orch. July 1954 Covered by (10 artists)
Cross-Eyed Suzzie Lee Joe Josea George Smith April 1956 Covered by Li'l Ronnie and The Grand Dukes
Cuban Get Away Ike Turner, Joe Josea Ike Turner and His Orchestra 1955 Covered by Sue Foley
Cubano Jump Ike Turner, Joe Josea Ike Turner and His Orchestra 1954 Covered by Robert Gomez
Don't Feel Sorry for Me Joe Josea, Maxwell Davis, Jimmy Beasley Jimmy Beasley July 1956 Covered by The Ikettes
Don't Touch Me Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Joe Josea, Jules Taub Johnny "Guitar" Watson and His Orchestra December 1954 Covered by (5 artists)
Do You Love Me Joe Josea, Sam Ling, Young Jessie Young Jessie November 1955 Covered by Robert Gordon
Dust My Blues Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" July 1955 Covered by (11 artists)
Everything I Do Is Wrong B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra 1954 Covered by (3 artists)
Give Me Back That Wig Lightnin' Hopkins, Joe Josea Lightning Hopkins 1961 Covered by (17 artists)
Good Rockin' Daddy Richard Berry, Joe Josea Etta James - Maxwell Davis & Orchestra May 1955 Covered by (22 artists)
Hand in Hand Elmore James, Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Sam Ling Elmore James and His Broomdusters January 25, 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
Happy Home Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" 1954 Covered by (4 artists)
I Am Bewildered Richard Berry, Joe Josea Richard Berry January 1956 Covered by Dave Alvin
I Stay in the Mood B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King September 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
I Want to Get Married B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra April 1957 Covered by The Hoax [GB1]
I Was a Fool Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" July 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
I Wonder Why B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
Keep What You Got Howlin' Wolf, Joe Josea Howling Wolf September 1951 Covered by Percy Strother
Love Bandit Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Joe Josea The Cadets January 1957 Covered by (22 artists)
Love Life Joe Josea, George Smith George Smith April 1956 Covered by Li'l Ronnie and The Grand Dukes
Love Me Always Richard Berry, Joe Josea, Maxwell Davis Arthur Lee Maye and The Crowns May 1955 Covered by Jodie Sands
Make a Little Love Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His Broom Dusters August 1953 Covered by Snatch It Back
Make My Dreams Come True Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His Broomdusters March 1954 Covered by Magic Slim and The Teardrops
Mashed Potato Twist B.B. King, Joe Josea, Maxwell Davis B.B. King 1962 Covered by (4 artists)
Midnight Hours Journey Joe Josea Johnny Ace 1953 Covered by KnockOut Greg & Blue Weather
No Love in My Heart Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" May 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Oochie Coochie Joe Josea Young Jessie December 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
Oop Shoop Joe Josea Shirley Gunter and The Queens 1954 Covered by (7 artists)
Partin' Time B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King July 1960 Covered by The Mannish Boys
Please Hurry Home B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King August 1953 Covered by Jimmy Witherspoon
Standing at the Crossroads Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" October 1954 Covered by (7 artists)
Strange Kinda' Feeling Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and The Broomdusters August 1953 Covered by Eddy Dugosh and The Ah-Ha Playboys
That's All Joe Josea, Maxwell Davis Etta James - Maxwell Davis and His Orchestra November 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
The Big Break Richard Berry, Joe Josea Richard Berry September 1954 Covered by Little Charlie and The Nightcats
The Girl in My Dreams Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Maxwell Davis, Sam Ling The Cliques March 1956 Covered by (4 artists)
Tick Tock Joe Josea Marvin and Johnny - Marvin Phillips Orch. July 1954 Covered by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers
Tough Lover Etta James, Joe Josea Etta "Miss Peaches" James September 1956 Covered by (6 artists)
Two Way Wishing Lowell Fulson, Joe Josea Lowell Fulsom 1967 Covered by Lamont Cranston Blues Band
We Can't Make It B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King and His Orchestra June 1959 Covered by Roomful of Blues
Whole Lotta' Love Joe Josea, Maxwell Davis B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra October 1954 Covered by (4 artists)
Wild About You Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broom Dusters" January 4, 1956 Covered by (8 artists)
Yama Yama Pretty Mama Richard Berry, Joe Josea Richard Berry June 1956 Covered by Big Sandy
You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King March 3, 1960 Covered by (3 artists)
You're Breaking My Heart B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
You Upset Me Baby B.B. King, Joe Josea, Jules Taub, Maxwell Davis B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra August 1954 Covered by (15 artists)

Adapted songs