Medwick "Joe Medwick" Veasey


Date of Birth:  June 21, 1931    Houston, TX

Date of Death:  April 12, 1992    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Houston National Cemetery

                         10410 Veterans Memorial Dr.

                          Houston, TX 77038

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Section J, Site 2797

                          29 55' 44" N / 95 27' 10" W


I Cried / You Little Heartbreaker You, Paradise (1004)

Have Fun Baby / Never Let Me Go, Monument (45-875)

Wedding Bells / You Made Me Love You, Pacemaker Records (PM-232)

Friends In Show Business / You Made Me Love You, Jetstream Records (JS 727)

Damned If I Do / Whatever It Takes, Westpark Records (6973)

She Fooled Me This Time / If I Don't Get Involved, Kimberly Records (SP100002)

You Ain't Treating Her Right / You Haven't Cried, All Boy (45-8504)

Letter To A Buddie / Stealing, Boogaloo Records (1002)

That Is Why The End Must Begin / Just Be Yourself, Boogaloo Records (1003)

You Can Make It If You Try / You Gotta Be Joking, Ve Geo Records (102)

Johnny Brown / Searching in Vain, Duke (311)

Just Be Yourself / Your Sweet Love, Boogaloo Records (1004)

Alabama Blues / Second Time Around, Paradise (1000)

Why Do Heartaches Pick On Me, Crazy Cajun (CCPL-1085)


I'm An After Hour Man (The Crazy Cajun Recordings), Edsel (EDCD 632)

Joe Medwick & Bobby Boseman ‎– Slow Down Young Lovers, P-Vine (PLP 390)


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Bradley, Andy and Roger Wood.  House of Hits. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010.

Dansby, Andrew. “Bland was an influence on many musicians,” Houston Chronicle, June 25, 2013.      chronicle/20130625/282196533527820. Accessed June 11, 2017.

Farley, Charles. Soul of the Man – Bobby “Blue” Bland. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Gaines, Grady and Rod Evans. I’ve Been Out There. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2015.

Gart, Galen and Roy C. Ames. Duke/Peacock Records: An Illustrated History with Discography. Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1990.

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.

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

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