Marion "Little Joe" Washington

Vocals, Guitar, Piano

Date of Birth:  March 1, 1939

Date of Death:  November 12, 2014    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Houston Memorial Gardens

                         2426 Cullen Boulevard

                         Pearland, TX  77581

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Section 34

                          29° 33' 54" N / 95° 20' 45" W

With funds provided by Texas Blues Project.

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Someone Loves Me / (I Want To Tell You) She's Mine, Federal Records (45-12497)

I Feel All Right / Bossa Nova And Grits, Federal Records (45-12510)

Hard Way Four / The Last Tear, Donna (1359)

Houston Guitar Blues, Dialtone Records (DT0008)

Texas Fire Line, Dialtone Records (DT0020)

Texas Fire Line, P-Vine Records (PCD-25094)

Now And Then, no label/number

Pool Party!, Del-Fi Records (DFCD71264)

King's Serious Soul Vol. 2: Counting TeardropsKent Soul ‎(CDKEND 206)

Funky Blues JunctionP-Vine Records ‎ (PTR-CD-1)

Bossa Nova And GritsVampi Soul (VAMPICD 164)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ainsworth, Alan. “Houston Scene,” Living Blues, July/August 1998, issue 140, volume 29, no. 4, p. 52.

Dansby, Andrew. “Houston blues musician Little Joe Washington dies,” Houston Chronicle, Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

     http://www.chron.com/entertainment/music/article/Houston-blues-musician-Little-Joe-Washington-dies-5888867.php. Access July 4, 2017.

Greensmith, Bill, Mike Rowe, and Mark Camarigg. Blues Unlimited. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.

Wood, Roger. “The Unlikely Renaissance of Little Joe Washington,” Living Blues, issue 180, volume 36, no. 5, pp. 10-21.

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

 

Stinging’ The Guitar: From Houston Joint to Shibuya O-Nest, P-Vine/Blues Interactions PVDV-21 DVD.

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