Alexis Korner

kornerstoned – the alexis korner anthology 1954-1983”

 

 

Disc One: The Early Years (1954-69)

 

1. “Midnight Special” (trad,arr:Colyer) The Ken Colyer Skiffle Group

Back To Delta 10” LP, Decca LF 1196, 1954 (previously unreleased alt. take)

 

2. “Roundhouse Stomp” (Korner/Davies) Alexis Korner’s Breakdown Group

Blues From The Roundhouse 10” LP, “77” Records, 1957

 

3. “Rotten Break” (trad,arr:Korner/Davies) Alexis Korner’s Breakdown Group

Blues From The Roundhouse 10” LP, “77” Records, 1957

 

4. “Kid Man” (Merriweather) Alexis Korner’s Skiffle Group

Blues At The Roundhouse Vol.1 EP, Tempo EXA 76, 1958 (recorded 1957)

 

5. “Country Jail” (Fields) Alexis Korner’s Skiffle Group

Blues At The Roundhouse Vol.1 EP, Tempo EXA 76, 1958 (recorded 1957)

 

6. “3/4 A.D.” (Korner/Graham) Alexis Korner & Davy Graham

Alex&Davy EP, Topic TOP 70, 1962 (recorded 1962)

 

7. “She Fooled Me” (Williams) Blues Incorporated

Bootleg Him! LP, RAK SRAKSP 51, 1972 (recorded 1962)

 

8. “I Wanna Put A Tiger In Your Tank” (Dixon) Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated

R&B From The Marquee LP, Decca Ace Of Clubs ACL 1130, 1962

 

9. “Rain Is Such A Lonesome Sound” (Witherspoon) Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated

R&B From The Marquee LP, Decca Ace Of Clubs ACL 1130, 1962

 

10. “Blaydon Races” (Ridley/Korner) Nancy Spain with Alexis Korner & His Band

Flexi-single, Lyntone LYN 298, 1962

 

11. “Up-Town” (Korner/Davies) Blues Incorporated

Flexi-single, Lyntone LYN 299, 1962

 

12. “See See Rider” (trad.arr:Korner) Alexis Korner

A-side, King 1017, 1965 (recorded 1963)

 

13. “Blues A La King” (Korner) Alexis Korner’s All Stars

B-side, King 1017, 1965 (recorded 1963)

 

14. Sappho (Korner) Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated

Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated LP, Decca Ace Of Clubs ACL 1167, 1965 (recorded 1963)

 

15. “Taboo Man” (Korner) Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated

Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated LP, Decca Ace Of Clubs ACL 1167, 1965 (unissued album outtake – recorded 1963)

 

16. “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man” (live) (Dixon) Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated

At The Cavern LP, Oriole PS 40058, 1964

 

17. “Woke Up This Morning” (King/Taub) Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated

Red Hot From Alex LP, Transatlantic TRA 117, 1964

 

18. “Please, Please, Please” (Brown/Terry) Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc

A-side, Parlophone R 5206, 1964

 

19. “I Need Your Loving” (Gardner/Lewis/Levy/McDougal) Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc

B-side, Parlophone R 5206, 1964

 

20. Big Road Blues” (Johnson) Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc

Sky High LP, Spot JW 551, 1966 (recorded 1965)

 

21. “Louise” (Temple) Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc

Sky High LP, Spot JW 551, 1966 (recorded 1965)

 

22. “Rosie” (trad,arr:Korner) Free At Last

Previously unreleased alt.take (recorded 1967)

 

23. “Mary, Open The Door” (Power) Alexis Korner

A New Generation Of Blues LP, Liberty LBS 83147, 1968

 

24. “Steal Away” (Korner/Plant/Miller) Alexis Korner & Robert Plant

On The Move 1968-1982 CD, Castle Communications CCSCD 809, 1996 (recorded 1968)

 

25. “Mighty-Mighty Spade & Whitey” (Mayfield) New Church

Both Sides LP, Metronome MLP 15.364 (Germany), 1970 (recorded 1969)

 

 

Disc Two: The Godfather Of British Blues (1970-83)

 

1. “Whole Lotta Love” (Dixon/Plant/Page/Jones/Bonham) C.C.S.

A-side, RAK 104, 1970; also C.C.S. LP RAK SRAK 6751, 1970

 

2. “Tap Turns On The Water” (Korner/Cameron) C.C.S.

A-side, RAK 119, 1971

 

3. “Hellhound On My Trail” (Johnson) Alexis Korner

Bootleg Him! LP, RAK SRAKSP 51, 1972 (recorded 1971)

 

4. “Gospel Ship” (trad.arr:Korner) Snape

Accidentally Born In New Orleans LP, Transatlantic TRA 269, 1973 (recorded 1972)

 

5. “Ooh Wee Baby” (live) (Turner/Johnson) Snape

Live On Tour In Germany LP, Brain 2/1039 (Germany), 1973 (recorded 1972)

 

6. “Wild Women & Desperate Men” (Thorup/Edwards) Alexis Korner

Alexis Korner LP, Polydor 2374-109 (Germany), 1974 (recorded 1973)

 

7. Vicksburg Blues” (trad,arr:Korner) Alexis Korner

Alexis Korner LP, Polydor 2374-109 (Germany), 1974 (recorded 1973)

 

8. “Get Off My Cloud” (Jagger/Richard) Alexis Korner

A-side, CBS 3520, 1975;also Get Off My Cloud LP, CBS 69155, 1975 (recorded 1974)

 

9. “Robert Johnson” (Korner/Edwards) Alexis Korner

Get Off My Cloud LP, CBS 69155, 1975 (recorded 1974)

 

10. “The Gambler” (Rose/Gold) Alexis Korner

Just Easy LP, Intercord INT 160.099 (Germany), 1978 (recorded 1976)

 

11. “The Love You Save” (Tex) Alexis Korner

Just Easy LP, Intercord INT 160.099 (Germany), 1978 (recorded 1976)

 

12. “Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie (Smith) Alexis Korner & Bob Hall

A-side Logo Go 331, 1978

 

13. “Hey, Pretty Mama” (live) (Farlowe) Alexis Korner & Friends

The Party Album LP, Intercode INT 17000 (Germany), 1979 (recorded 1978)

 

14. “Lining Track” (live) (trad,arr:Ledbetter) Alexis Korner & Friends

The Party Album LP, Intercode INT 17000 (Germany), 1979 (recorded 1978)

 

15. “Hammer & Nails” (trad,arr:Korner) Alexis Korner

Me LP, Jeton 1003305, 1980 (recorded 1979)

 

16. “Key To The Highway” (live) (Broonzy/Segar) Alexis Korner & Colin Hodgkinson

Live In Paris CD, The CD Label CDTL 001 (France), 1988 (recorded 1980)

 

17. “Blood On The Saddle” (Cheetham) Alexis Korner & Colin Hodgkinson

On The Move 1968-1982 CD, Castle Communications CCSCD 809, 1996 (recorded 1981)

 

18. “Juvenile Delinquent” (Korner) Alexis Korner

Juvenile Delinquent LP, Charisma CAS 1165, 1984 (recorded 1983)

 

19. “Mean Fool” (live) (Korner) Alexis Korner

Previously unreleased live BBC radio broadcast, December 1983

 

 

 

Catalog Number: CMEDD1026 (Castle Music)

 

Compiled and co-ordinated by Roger Dopson

Annoted by Neil Slaven

Design & Artwork by Paul Bevoir

Sound restoration & digital remastering by Peter J. Reynolds

 

www.sanctuaryrecordsgroup.co.uk

 

Released on March 27th 2006

 

Liner Notes by Neil Slaven

 

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