Huary "U.P." Wilson

Vocals, guitar

Date of Birth:  September 4, 1934    Shreveport, LA

Date of Death:  September 23, 2004    Paris, FR

Place of Burial:  Skyvue Memorial Gardens

                         7220 Rendon Bloodworth Road

                         Mansfield, TX 76063

Has Marker:  No

Grave location:  Garden of Faith 134-A-4

                            32° 34’ 13” N. / 97° 12’ 20” W.


Mean Old World / U.P. Express, Pee Wee Records ‎(PW10014)

On My Way, Red Lightnin' (RL0078)
Wild Texas Guitar, Double Trouble Records (DTCD 3023)

Boogie Boy! The Texas Guitar Tornado Returns!, JSP Records (CD 255)

The Texas Tornado Live At Schooner's Dallas, Wolf Records (120.630 CD)

This Is U.P. Wilson, JSP Records (CD 266)

Whirlwind, JSP Records (JSPCD 277)

The Good, The Bad,The Blues, JSP Records (JSPCD 2103)

Bootleg, JSP Records (JSPCD 2129)

Whirlwind 20th Anniversary, JSP Records (JSPCD  3005)

U.P. Wilson With Paul Orta And The Kingpins: Attack Of The Atomic Guitar, Red Lightnin' (RLCD 0094)

U.P. Wilson And Texas Trailer Trash: U.P. Wilson And Texas Trailer Trash, Felony Records (FR-1001)

Texas Blues Guitar Summit, JSP Records (JSP CD 293)

Texas Guitar Summit​, JSP Records (JSPCD 8830)




Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

______. The Early Years Of Rhythm & Blues. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Limited, 2004.

______. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

Gregory, Hugh. Roadhouse Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Texas R&B. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003.

Koster, Rick. Texas Music. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Minutaglio, Bill. In Search Of The Blues. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010.

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