Joe Josea

Joe Josea
Real name
Joseph Bihari
Born
May 30, 1925
Died
November 28, 2013
Country
United States
IPI
00003165627
00015563499
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 1955 Covered by Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women
Bad Case of Love Joe Josea B.B. King 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
Be Careful with a Fool B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra June 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
California Blues Joe Josea, George Smith Little George Smith 1982 Covered by (2 artists)
Change Your Way of Lovin' Joe Josea, Pee Wee Crayton Pee Wee Crayton 1951 Covered by Sugar Ray [1]
Cherry Pie Joe Josea, Marvin Phillips Marvin and Johnny July 1954 Covered by (6 artists)
Cuban Getaway Ike Turner, Joe Josea Ike Turner and His Orchestra 1955 Covered by Sue Foley
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 July 1955 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" August 1955 Covered by (11 artists)
Everything I Do Is Wrong B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra June 1954 Covered by (3 artists)
Give Me Back That Wig Lightnin' Hopkins, Joe Josea Lightning Hopkins 1961 Covered by (12 artists)
Good Rockin' Daddy Richard Berry, Joe Josea Etta James - Maxwell Davis & Orchestra August 1955 Covered by (8 artists)
Hand in Hand Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His Broomdusters March 1954 Covered by (4 artists)
Happy Home Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" May 1955 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" August 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
I Wonder Why B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Love Bandit Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Joe Josea The Cadets January 1957 Covered by (13 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 (3 artists)
No Love in My Heart Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broomdusters" May 1955 Covered by Otis Grand
Oochie Coochie Joe Josea Young Jessie 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Oop Shoop Joe Josea Shirley Gunter and The Queens August 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 (4 artists)
Strange Kinda' Feeling Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and The Broomdusters December 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
Tick Tock Joe Josea Marvin and Johnny July 1954 Covered by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers
Tough Lover Etta James, Joe Josea Etta "Miss Peaches" James September 1956 Covered by (4 artists)
We Can't Make It B.B. King, Joe Josea B.B. King 1960 Covered by Roomful of Blues
Whole Lotta' Love Joe Josea, Maxwell Davis B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra October 1954 Covered by (3 artists)
Wild About You Elmore James, Joe Josea Elmore James and His "Broom Dusters" February 1956 Covered by (6 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 August 1960 Covered by (2 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 October 1954 Covered by (14 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Rock Me Baby B.B. King, Joe Josea Roll Me Mamma, Rockin' and Rollin' B.B. King Covered by (78 artists)
Sweet Sixteen B.B. King, Joe Josea Sweet Sixteen B.B. King Covered by (12 artists)