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Jimmy McCracklin

Jimmy McCracklin
Aliases
Jimmy McCracklin and His Band
Jimmy McCracklin and His Blues Blasters
Jimmy McCracklin and His Orchestra
Jimmy McCracklin with His Blues Blasters
Real name
James David Walker
Born
August 13, 1921
Died
December 20, 2012
Country
United States
IPI
00018886743 18 works
Comments
Blues singer, songwriter, and pianist most identified with the West Coast blues scene. His music spanned decades and eras of rhythm and blues, from up-tempo jump blues of the 1940s to soul of the 1960s and ’70s.
Family
Beulah Facyson Wife

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
March 1961 Rockin' Louie and The Mamma Jammers
December 1952 (3 artists)
March 1972 Lucky Peterson
February 1965 (7 artists)
1959 (9 artists)
1956 (2 artists)
1955 (5 artists)
1962 (3 artists)
March 1972 Professor Louie & The Crowmatix
June 1963 Colin James
1962 Knockout Greg & Blue Weather
January 1958 Mark Hummel
September 1961 (17 artists)
1951 (6 artists)
1962 Willie Murphy & The Angel
1987 Little Jimmy King and The Memphis Soul Survivors
January 1962 (3 artists)
July 1963 (2 artists)
January 1958 (16 artists)
February 1959 (3 artists)
1965 (15 artists)
December 1952 Mike Sanchez & Knock-Out Greg & Blue Weather
August 1956 (2 artists)

Covers by Jimmy McCracklin

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1945 Madlyn Davis and Her Hot Shots, Robert Johnson
May 1969 Sonny Thompson - Lula Reed
May 1969 Eddie Floyd
August 1966 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders
May 1965 Abbie Mitchell
August 1966 Nancy Sinatra
1951 Walter Davis
May 1968 Cannon's Jug Stompers

Songs written by Jimmy McCracklin

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Club Savoy Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin March 1961 Covered by Rockin' Louie and The Mamma Jammers
Double Dealing Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin March 1972 Covered by Lucky Peterson
Every Night, Every Day Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin February 1965 Covered by (7 artists)
Georgia Slop Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin 1959 Covered by (9 artists)
Get Back Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin and His Orchestra 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Gonna Tell Your Mother Jimmy McCracklin, Sam Ling Jimmy McCracklin 1955 Covered by (5 artists)
He Knows the Rules Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin 1962 Covered by (3 artists)
I Finally Got You Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin March 1972 Covered by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix
I'll See It Through Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin June 1963 Covered by Colin James
I'm Through Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin 1962 Covered by Knockout Greg & Blue Weather
I'm to Blame Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin and His Band January 1958 Covered by Mark Hummel
Just Got to Know Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin September 1961 Covered by (17 artists)
My Mother Says Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin 1955 Covered by Willie Murphy & The Angel
Same Lovin' Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin 1987 Covered by Little Jimmy King and The Memphis Soul Survivors
Shame, Shame, Shame Jimmy McCracklin, Bob Geddins Jimmy McCracklin January 1962 Covered by (3 artists)
Sooner or Later Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin July 1963 Covered by (2 artists)
The Walk Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin and His Band January 1958 Covered by (16 artists)
The Wobble Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin February 1959 Covered by (3 artists)
Think Jimmy McCracklin, Don Robey Jimmy McCracklin 1965 Covered by (15 artists)
Tramp Lowell Fulson, Jimmy McCracklin Lowell Fulsom 1966 Covered by (21 artists)
You're the One Jimmy McCracklin, Bob Geddins Jimmy McCracklin and His Blues Blasters August 1956 Covered by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Club Savoy Jimmy McCracklin March 1961 Gedinson's
Dirty Work at the Crossroad Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown with Jimmy McCracklin and Orchestra December 1952 Peacock
Every Night, Every Day Jimmy McCracklin February 1965 Imperial [US]
Gonna Tell Your Mother Jimmy McCracklin 1955 Modern Records [US1]
Highway 101 Jimmy McCracklin 1945 Globe [US]
I'm the One Jimmy McCracklin January 1962 Art-Tone
I Wanna' Make Love to You Jimmy McCracklin and His Blues Blasters August 1956 Irma Records [US2]
Just Got to Know Jimmy McCracklin September 1961 Art-Tone
Let's Do It (The Chicken Scratch) Jimmy McCracklin 1959 Mercury
Looking for a Woman Jimmy McCracklin with His Blues Blasters 1951 Swing Time
Same Lovin' Jimmy McCracklin 1987 Evejim Records
Sooner or Later Jimmy McCracklin July 1963 Imperial [US]
That's the Way (It Goes) Jimmy McCracklin June 1963 Imperial [US]
The Walk Jimmy McCracklin and His Band January 1958 Checker
The Wobble Jimmy McCracklin February 1959 Mercury
Think Jimmy McCracklin 1965 Imperial [US]
True Love Blues Jimmy McCracklin with His Blues Blasters 1951 Swing Time

Reported errors

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#44571 flip 2012-12-21 17:11:02 UTC processed 2012-12-30 16:24:24 UTC by Denis