Charley Patton

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Charley Patton (died April 28, 1934), also known as Charlie Patton, was an American Delta blues musician. He is considered by many to be the "Father of the Delta Blues", and is credited with creating an enduring body of American music and personally inspiring just about every Delta blues man (Palmer, 1995). Musicologist Robert Palmer considers him among the most important musicians that America produced in the twentieth century. Many sources, including musical releases and his gravestone, spell his name "Charley" even though the musician himself spelled his name "Charlie".

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 King of the Delta Charley Patton 1
2005 Primeval Blues, Rags, and Gospel Songs Charley Patton 1
It Won't Be Long Charley Patton 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Founder of the Delta Blues Charley Patton 1
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 14 June 1929 to Late November / Early December 1929 Charley Patton 2
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: Late November / Early December 1929 Charley Patton 1
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 3: December 1929 to 1 February 1934 Charley Patton 1
1991 King of the Delta Blues Charley Patton 1
1995 Founder of the Delta Blues Charley Patton 1
1995 The Blues Collection: Charlie Patton, Pony Blues Charlie Patton 2
1999 Pony Blues: His 23 Greatest Songs Charley Patton 1
2001 Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues Charley Patton 1
2001 The Definitive Charley Patton Charley Patton 1
2002 Complete Recordings 1929-1934 Charley Patton 4 1
2008 This Is the Blues Charley Patton 1
2012 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Charley Patton Charley Patton 1
Hang It on the Wall Charley Patton 1
The Best Of Charley Patton 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1929 Pony Blues / Banty Rooster Blues Charley Patton 1
1929 Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues / Mississippi Boweavil Blues Charley Patton 1
1929 Down the Dirt Road Blues / It Won't Be Long Now Charley Patton 1
1929 Pea Vine Blues / Tom Rushen Blues Charley Patton 1
1929 Shake It and Break It But (Don't Let It Fall Mama) / A Spoonful Blues Charley Patton 1
1930 Rattlesnake Blues / Runnin' Wild Blues Charley Patton 1
1930 Hammer Blues / When Your Way Gets Dark Charley Patton 1
1930 Moon Going Down / Going to Move to Alabama Charley Patton 1
1931 Bird Nest Bound / Dry Well Blues Charley Patton 1
1934 Poor Me / 34 Blues Charley Patton 1
1934 Jersey Bull Blues / Love My Stuff Charley Patton 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Charlie Patton Charley Patton 1

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