Lowell Fulson

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  March 21, 1921    Atoka, OK

Date of Death:  March 7, 1999    Long Beach, CA

Place of Burial:  Inglewood Park Cemetery

                          720 East Florence Avenue

                          Inglewood, CA 90301

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Sunset Session Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Bells, Crypt 929

Lowell Fulson - Tramp


Lowell Fulson, Arhoolie Records (R2003)

The Blues Came Rollin In', International Polydor Production ‎(423 250)

San Francisco Blues, Fontana (SFJL920)

The Ol' Blues Singer, Granite Records (GS-1006)

Lowell Fulson, Crazy Cajun (CC-1090)

I Don't Know My Mind, Bear Family Records ‎(BFX15279)

It's A Good Day, Vogue (670403)

Hold OnBullseye Blues ‎(BB9525)

Them Update BluesBullseye Blues (CD BB 9558)

My Baby, Jewel Records (JCD 5003)

Think Twice Before You Speak, JSP Records (JSP5103)

Blue ShadowsStony Plain Records ‎(SPCD 1233)

Lowell Fulson And The Phillip Walker Blues Band, One More Blues, Evidence (ECD 26022 2)

I've Got The BluesFuel 2000 ‎(302 061 082 2)

Hung Down HeadChess (CHD-9325)

The Chronological Lowell Fulson 1946-1947Classics (CLASSICS 5044)

Swing Time In The Big Town: Rare And Unreleased Recordings 1946-1953B&E Records ‎(101)

My First Recordings, Arhoolie Records (CD 443)

The Crazy Cajun Recordings, Edsel Records (EDCD 582)

The Tramp Years, Ace ‎(CDCHD 755)


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