Jimmy Wilson


Date of Birth:  January 21, 1918    Louisiana

Date of Death:  February 24, 1966    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Lincoln Memorial Cemetery

                            1311 Murdock Road

                            Dallas, TX 75217

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:


Call Me A Hound Dog / Instrumental Jump, Big Town (103)

A Woman Is To Blame / Blues At Sundown, Big Town (45-107)

Lemon Squeezer / Every Dog Has His Day, Aladdin (45-3169)

Mountain Climber / Teardrops On My Pillow, Big Town (113)

Big Wheel Rolling / Please Accept My Love, Goldband Records (1074)

Don't You Know / Could I Be Wrong, Goldband Records (1091)

Easy Easy Baby / My Heart Cries Out For You, Duke (331)

I Don't Care / Patiently, Duke (339)

Jimmy Wilson: San Francisco 1952-53Aladdin (SP 1259, EP)

Trouble In My House / Jumpin' From Six To Six, Big Town (45-115)

Yanky Danky Doodle / That Is Why I'm Happy, Goldband Records (1095)

Trouble In My House, Diving Duck Records ‎(DD 4305)

Jimmy Wilson & His All Stars: Jumpin' From Six To Six, Official (CHD 5256)

The Bob Geddins Blues Legacy, JSP Records (JSPCD 77122)


Broven, John. South to Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 1983 (3rd printing, 1992).

Djedje, Jacqueline Cogdell and Eddie S. Meadows (Eds.). California Soul – Music Of African Americans In The West. Berkeley: University of

     California Press, 1998.

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Larkin, Colin. Virgin Encyclopedia Of The Blues. London: Virgin Books, 1998.

Leadbitter, Mike and Eddie Shuler. From The Bayou – The Story of Goldband Records. Bexhill-on-Sea, England: Blues Unlimited, 1969.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).

Shurman, Dick. “Postwar Texas and the West Coast.” The Blackwell Guide to Blues Records. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990,

     pp. 248-272.

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