Willard "Piano Slim" Burton

Vocals, Piano

Date of Birth:  Unknown

Date of Death:  Unknown

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location: Unknown


As Willard Burton:

Backslide / Teardrops Of Love, Peacock (5-1903)

The Twistin' Twist / Dreaming, Peacock Records (5-1917)

Funky In Here / Every Beat Of My Heart, Capitol Records (3175)

Let Me Be Your Pacifier / Warm The Pot (Till It Gets Good And Hot), Money Records (IRDA #2031)

The Last Buffalo / Cuban Cane Fields, Paradise (1005)

The Freeze / No Name, Paradise (1018)

Gut Bucket / Morning Mist, Genie Records (No. 12)

As "Piano Slim":

Lot of Shakin', Lot of Jivin' / Key Jammer, C And P (103)

Whammy In The Gizmo / Squeezing, Dart (148)

Heartbeat Of Love / Swinging With Jane, Myrl (405)

Stagecoach To Boothill / Mojo Working, Jetstream Records (705)

Shingaling Time / Stagecoach To Boot Hill, Zune (101)

Blue Friday / Playing Hookey, Mona (101)


Look At Grandma Watusi!, Cicadelic Records (CICD-5962)

As accompianist:

T-Bone Walker ‎– Back On The Scene - Texas 1966, Sanctuary Records ‎(06076 81262-2)


Dansby, Andrew. “Jonathan Toubin’s favorite old 45s.” Houston Chronicle, vol. 116, n. 184, Saturday, April 15, 2017, p. A2.

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

Leadbitter, Michael (Ed.). Nothin’ But the Blues. London: Hanover Books Ltd., 1971.

"C and P Records," Dead Wax, Friday, February 19, 2010, http://oldwax.blogspot.com/2010/02/c-and-p-records.html. Accessed December

     26, 2018.

"Willard Burton," Soul - In - Groovehttp://soul-in-groove.eklablog.com/willard-burton-a113029812. Accessed December 26, 2018.

"Willard "Piano Slim" Burton (instrumentalist : organ)," Discography of American Historical Recordings

     https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/152901/Burton_Willard_Piano_Slim_instrumentalist_organ. Accessed December 26,


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