Amos Milburn

~ Person


Joseph Amos Milburn, Jr. (April 1, 1927 – January 3, 1980) was an African-American rhythm and blues singer and pianist, popular during the 1940s and 1950s. He was born and died in Houston, Texas.

One commentator noted, "Milburn excelled at good-natured, upbeat romps about booze and partying, imbued with a vibrant sense of humour and double entendre, as well as vivid, down-home imagery in his lyrics."

Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license



Year Title Rating Releases
2000 Bewildered 1
2005 Thinking & Drinking 1
2006 Let's Have a Party 1
2009 Rocks 1
Chicken Shack Boogie 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1994 The Complete Aladdin Recordings of Amos Milburn Compilation 1
1996 Blues, Barrelhouse & Boogie Woogie Compilation 1
2003 Blues & Rhythm Series: The Chronological Amos Milburn 1948-1949 Compilation 1
2007 Amos Milburn in the 50s: Let's Have a Party! (The Aladdin Recordings) Compilation 1
2008 The Very Best Of Compilation 1
2008 Booze, Babes, Blues & Boogie Compilation 1
2009 The Greatest Rhythm & Booze Collection Compilation 1
2011 The Gold Standard Series, Jazz, Big Band & Swing Classics - Amos Milburn Compilation 1
2012 Rockin' and Drinkin' Compilation 1
The Best of Amos Milburn: Down the Road Apiece Compilation 1
The Essential Recordings Compilation 1
The Motown Sessions, 1962-1964 Compilation 1


Year Title Rating Releases
2011 Down The Road Apiece (Digitally Remastered) 1
2011 Chicken-Shack Boogie (Digitally Remastered) 1
2011 Roomin' House Boogie (Digitally Remastered) 1
2011 Bad (Digitally Remastered) 1
2011 One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer (Digitally Remastered) 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Rating Releases
Blues & Boogie 1

Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.