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This list represents the songs George Mitchell recorded in the Lower Chattahoochee region between 1969 and 1982.


Bailey, Golden (1976)
The Buck
The Dog
John Henry
Sally Got the Meat Skin

Barfield, Cecil aka William Robertson (1976, 1977, 1980, 1981)
Ain’t Nobody’s Fool
Baby, Please Don’t Go
Big Legged Woman
The Blue of the Mojo Hand
Bottle Up and Go
Bullfrog Blues
Captain Had a Bulldog
Catfish Blues
Crawling King Snake
Five Long Years
Frolicking Blues
Going Down South
Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
Good Love Blues
Hoochie Coochie Wagon
Hooks in the Water
I Ain’t Got No Loving Baby Now
I Thought I Told You Not to Do That
I Wanna Satisfy Your Mind
I Wake Up Crying
I Want Your Little Loving
John Henry
Keep Your Arms Around Me
Left My Poor Baby Crying
Lonesome House Blues
Love Blues
Lucy Mae Blues
Mellow Peaches
My Babe
New Orleans Bound
Oh, Red
Paparia Open You Big Fat Thighs
Poor Boy
Rock Me
The Root Blues
See What You Did to Me
Slow Song (I Can’t Go Home)
Step it Up and Go
Sun Going Down
Talk to your Daughter
Tell Me, Rider
That’s All Right Mama
True Love
Wake Up, Rider
William Robertson Blues

Bryant, Precious (1969, early 1980’s)
Baby, Please Come Back to Me (or Baby, Please Come Home to Me)
Baby, Please Don’t Go
Georgia Buck
I Can’t Stand to See You Go
Long Lonesome Journey
My Babe
Pray For Me
Rock Me
That’s the Way the Good Thing Goes
When the Saints Go Marching In

Bunkley, Jim (1969)
Bad Luck Blues
Black Gal
Blues Come From Texas
Jack of Diamonds
Good Morning, Lil School Girl
Hard Luck Blues
The Howling Wolf
Oh, Red
Rocking Chair Blues
Segregation Blues
So Sweet
Them Greasy Greens
What’s the Matter with the Mill?

Bussey, George Henry (1969)
Blues Around My Bed
Catch a Greyhound
Come on Around to My House, Baby
Freight Train Blues
Grieving Over Me
Kansas City
Looking for My Woman
Mean Mistreater
My Baby Going to Leave
Record All Day
Sail On, Little Girl
V-8 Ford
When I’m Sober, When I’m Drunk Blues

Carter, Ella Mae and A.K. (1976)
I Love Jesus
Lay My Burden Down

Daniel, George (1979)
Crawling King Snake
George's Jump
Someday, Baby

Davis, Cliff (early 1980’s)
I’ve Been Treated So Bad

Georgia Fife and Drum Band (1969)
Every Time I Go to Town You Better Quit Kicking My Dog Around
Go Tell Your Mother the Old Grey Goose is Gone
I Love Jesus
J.W.’s Special
Old Hen Cackle
Why the Sorrow Done Passed Me Around

Gorman, Jessie Clarence (1969) *from Thomaston, GA
Going Up the Country
John Henry

Grant, Bud (1969) *from Thomaston, GA
Blues Around My Bed
Bud Grant’s Hen Strut
Freight Train Blues
Mean Ole Frisco
Rattlesnake Moan
Rock Me, Mama
So Sweet
Trouble in Mind
What’s the Matter with the Mill?

Grant, William (early 1980’s)
The Dog
Gambling Man
God Ain’t Gonna Put No More on You than You Can Bear
Going Up the Country
I’m Going Home on the Morning Train
Jack of Diamonds
My Mother Taught Me How to Pray

Harris, Jimmy Lee and/or Eddie Harris (early 1980’s)
Ain’t Got Nobody to Hold My Aching Head
All Night Long
Bad Whiskey and Bad Women
Dark Cloud Rising
Don’t Do Me Wrong No More
Don’t the Moon Look Lonesome
Eddie, Are You Ready?
Going Down that Road By Myself
House on the Hill
I Believe Something is Going On Wrong
I Can’t Be Satisfied
I Feel the Fire Burning in My Heart
I Have to Love Somebody
I Knew You Didn’t Want Jimmy Lee, That’s Why I Put You Down
I Wanna Ramble
Rabbit on a Log
Rocking Brother Blues
Rock Me
She Got the Whole World Shaking
Sitting Here Looking 1000 Miles Away
That’s All Right Mama
True Love is Hard To Find
Two Trains Running
Walking Through the Park

Hodge, Eddie B. (early 1980’s)
Baby, Please Don’t Go
Blood Red River
Glory Hallelujah
Sitting on Top of the World

Hubbard, Buddy (1969)
I Got a Woman
Rock Me, Mama
See See Rider
So Sweet

Hunt, Dixon (1969)
Got on My Traveling Shoes
Oh Mule

Macon, Albert and/or Robert Thomas (early 1980’s)
Ain’t Gonna Pick No More Cotton
Boogie Chillun
Careless Love
Catfish Blues
Don’t Nothing Hurt Me But My Back and Side
Flat Foot Floogie
I Don’t Want No Woman With Hair No Longer ‘n Mine
Mean Ole Frisco
How Can You Do It?
Jody Man
Keep That Cat Man From My House
Mama, I Can Lay It
Ragtime Love
Simon Joe
Someday Baby
Step It Up and Go
Stop Time

Paschal, Green (1969)
I’m Going to Leave You in the Hands of the Lord
Lay My Burden Down
That Lonesome Road
Trouble Brought me Down
When the Saints Go Marching In
Your Close Friend

Scott, Cliff (1969)
Baby Please Don’t Go
John Henry
Long Wavy Hair
Pole Plattin’
Salty Dog
Sweet Old Tampa
You Are My Sunshine

Thomas, Lonzie (early 1980’s)
Dear Old Mother
Hard Pill to Swallow
John Henry
Lonzie Thomas Dragaround
My Three Women
Rabbit on a Log
Raise a Ruckus Tonight
Red Cross Store
Sitting Here Studying As the Time Roll On
Strutting That Thing
Tin Top Alley (Yonder Goes My Baby)

Warren, J.W. (1981, 1982)
Blue Hawaii
Careless Love
Highway 51
Hoboing My Way into Hollywood
I Believe I’ll Go Back Home
John Henry
Key to the Highway
Lonesome Bedroom Blues
A Long Old Lane
My Babe
My Mind Gets to Rambling
Rabbit On a Log
Stand By Me
Sundown Blues
Tennessee Waltz
Trucking Little Woman
When Your Gal Pack up and Leave
You Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone

White, Bud (1969)
Baby Please Don’t Go
Didn’t Even Have a Dime
Jack of Diamonds
Key to the Highway
Sixteen Snow White Horses
Walking Blues
You’ve Been Gone So Long

Published: 16 March 2004
© 2004 Steve Bransford and Southern Spaces