Relationships

married: Lizzie Douglas (1929 – 1935)
member of: The Harlem Hamfats
siblings: “Papa” Charlie McCoy (1930's delta blues musician)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000172734 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/307455 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 42553520 [info]
Wikidata: Q713859 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Kansas Joe McCoy [info]

Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Why Don't You Do Right? (Jessica's Song) (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) Alan Silvestri 3:05
composer
1936 Weed Smoker’s Dream
Hello Babe
Oh! Red
Why Don't You
Why Don’t You Do Right?
instrument
1929-06-18 'Frisco Town guitar Memphis Minnie 2:52
1929-06-18 Bumble Bee guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 2:51
1929-06-18 Bumble Bee (148712) guitar Memphis Minnie 2:48
1929-06-18 Goin' Back to Texas guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:03
1929-06-18 I Want That guitar Kansas Joe 3:09
1929-06-18 That Will Be Alright guitar Kansas Joe 3:08
1929-06-18 When the Levee Breaks guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 3:12
1930-02-20 I'm Gonna Bake My Biscuits guitar Memphis Minnie 2:55
1930-02-20 Mister Tango Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:38
1930-02-20 She Wouldn't Give Me None guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:00
1930-02-21 Bumble Bee guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 3:19
1930-02-21 Bumble Bee (MEM-773) guitar Memphis Minnie 3:18
1930-02-21 Can I Do It for You, Part 1 guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:09
1930-02-21 Can I Do It for You, Part 2 guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:12
1930-02-21 I'm Talking About You guitar Memphis Minnie 2:42
1930-02-21 What Fault You Find of Me? Part 1 guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:44
1930-02-21 What Fault You Find of Me? Part 2 guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:51
1930-05-26 I'm Going Back Home guitar Minnie McCoy & Joe Johnson 2:48
1930-05-29 I Never Told a Lie guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:44
1930-06-05 Bothering That Thing guitar Memphis Minnie 3:17
1930-06-05 I Don't Want No Woman (C-5817) guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:26
1930-06-05 I Don't Want No Woman I Have to Give My Money To guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:16
1930-06-05 I'm Wild About My Stuff guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 2:57
1930-06-05 Memphis Minnie-Jitis Blues (take A) guitar Memphis Minnie 3:24
1930-06-05 Memphis Minnie-Jitis Blues (take B) guitar Memphis Minnie 3:18
1930-06-05 My Mary Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:12
1930-06-05 Plymouth Rock Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 2:52
1930-06-24 Bumble Bee (No. 2) guitar Memphis Minnie 2:54
1930-06-24 Cherry Ball Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:11
1930-06-24 Georgia Skin Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:25
1930-07-01 New Bumble Bee guitar Memphis Minnie 2:53
1930-07-01 New Bumble Bee guitar Memphis Minnie 2:54
1930-07-01 New Dirty Dozen guitar Memphis Minnie 3:01
1930-07-08 Frankie Jean guitar Memphis Minnie 2:53
1930-07-08 Frankie Jean (That Trottin' Fool) guitar Memphis Minnie 2:53
1930-07-08 I Called You This Morning guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 3:01
1930-07-08 I'm Talking 'Bout You (No. 2) guitar Memphis Minnie 3:17
1930-07-08 Pile Drivin' Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 2:46
1930-07-08 Pile Driving Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 2:48
1930-07-08 She Put Me Outdoors guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:52
1930-10-11 North Memphis Blues guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:36
1930-10-11 What's the Matter With the Mill? guitar Memphis Minnie 2:51
1931-01-21 Beat It Right guitar Kansas Joe 3:28
1931-01-21 Preachers Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:13
1931-01-30 Crazy Cryin' Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:30
1931-01-30 I Don't Want That Junk Outa You guitar Memphis Minnie 2:26
1931-01-30 My Wash Woman's Gone guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 2:45
1931-01-30 Shake Mattie guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 2:38
1931-01-30 Tricks Ain't Walking No More guitar Memphis Minnie 3:07
1931-02-09 Don't Bother It guitar Memphis Minnie 3:13
1931-02-09 Today Today Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 2:51
1931-03-13 Hard Down Lie guitar Memphis Minnie 2:44
1931-03-13 Lay My Money Down (If You Run Around) guitar Memphis Minnie 2:59
1931-03-16 Let's Go to Town guitar Memphis Minnie 3:10
1931-03-16 Pickin' the Blues guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:05
1931-03-16 Pickin' the Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:05
1931-03-16 Somebody's Got to Help You guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:22
1931-03-25 After While Blues mandolin Memphis Minnie 2:54
1931-03-25 Soo Cow Soo guitar Memphis Minnie 2:38
1932-02-03 Fishin' Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 2:58
1932-02-03 I'm Going Crazy guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:36
1932-02-03 Jailhouse Trouble Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:16
1932-02-03 Joliet Bound guitar Kansas Joe 3:08
1932-02-03 Kind Treatment Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 2:50
1932-02-03 Outdoor Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:04
1932-02-03 Stranger's Blues guitar Kansas Joe 2:54
1932-02-03 Where Is My Good Man guitar Memphis Minnie 3:01
1932-02-03 You Know You Done Me Wrong guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:11
1932-02-03 You Stole My Cake guitar Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:00
1932-02-04 Dresser Drawer Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:18
1932-02-04 Socket Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 2:57
1934-08-13 I Got to Have a Little More guitar The Mississippi Mudder 3:19
1934-08-13 Someday I'll Be in the Clay guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:14
1934-08-16 Baltimore Blues guitar Papa Charlie McCoy 2:51
1934-08-16 Evil Devil Woman Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 3:13
1934-08-16 Going Back Home guitar Mississippi Mudder 3:04
1934-08-16 Meat Cutter Blues guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 2:56
1934-08-16 Meat Cutter Blues (alt. take) guitar The Mississippi Mudder-Mud Dauber Joe 3:11
1934-08-24 You Got to Move, Part 1 guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 3:06
1934-08-31 Motherless and Fatherless Blues Mississippi Mudder guitar Mississippi Mudder 3:14
1934-08-31 You Got to Move, Part 2 guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 2:51
1934-09-06 Give It to Me in My Hand (Can I Go Home with You) guitar Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 3:29
1934-09-06 Hole in the Wall guitar Memphis Minnie 3:15
1934-09-10 Moaning the Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:07
1934-09-10 Moaning the Blues guitar Memphis Minnie 3:05
1934-09-10 Squat It guitar Memphis Minnie 2:47
1934-09-10 Squat It guitar Memphis Minnie 2:51
1935-01-09 What's the Matter With You guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 2:58
1935-09-05 Look Who's Coming Down the Road Georgia Pine Boy guitar Kansas Joe McCoy 2:47
1937-10-05 If You're a Viper Joe McCoy guitar Rosetta Howard & The Harlem Hamfats 3:13
1937-10-06 Gimme Some of That Yum Yum Yum guitar Johnny Temple 2:59
1937-10-06 Hoodoo Women guitar Johnny Temple 2:56
1937-10-06 Mama’s Bad Luck Child guitar Johnny Temple 2:31
1937-10-06 Mean Baby Blues guitar Johnny Temple 2:55
1938-04-22 County Jail Blues guitar Johnny Temple 2:30
1938-04-22 Every Dog Must Have His Day guitar Johnny Temple 3:03
1938-04-22 Fare You Well guitar Johnny Temple 3:14
1938-04-22 Gonna Ride 74 guitar Johnny Temple 2:27
1938-04-22 Stavin’ Chain guitar Johnny Temple 2:27
1938-04-22 What Is That Smells Like Gravy guitar Johnny Temple 3:06
1940-12-17 I Love You Baby guitar Big Joe & His Washboard Band 3:00
1940-12-17 I'm Through With You guitar Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:35
1940-12-17 If You Take Me Back guitar Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:47
1940-12-17 When You Said Goodbye guitar Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:42
Let Your Linen Hang Low guitar Rosetta Howard & Hamfoot Ham with The Harlem Hamfats ?:??
Weed Smoker’s Dream guitar The Harlem Hamfats 3:18
lyricist
1936 Weed Smoker’s Dream
Hello Babe
Why Don't You
Why Don’t You Do Right?
vocal
1929-06-18 Goin' Back to Texas Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:03
1929-06-18 I Want That Kansas Joe 3:09
1929-06-18 That Will Be Alright Kansas Joe 3:08
1929-06-18 When the Levee Breaks Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 3:12
1930-02-20 She Wouldn't Give Me None Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:00
1930-02-21 Can I Do It for You, Part 1 Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:09
1930-02-21 Can I Do It for You, Part 2 Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:12
1930-02-21 What Fault You Find of Me? Part 1 Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:44
1930-02-21 What Fault You Find of Me? Part 2 Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:51
1930-05-26 I'm Going Back Home Minnie McCoy & Joe Johnson 2:48
1930-05-29 I Never Told a Lie Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:44
1930-06-05 Bothering That Thing Memphis Minnie 3:17
1930-06-05 I Don't Want No Woman (C-5817) Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:26
1930-06-05 I Don't Want No Woman I Have to Give My Money To Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:16
1930-06-05 I'm Wild About My Stuff Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 2:57
1930-06-05 My Mary Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 3:12
1930-06-24 Botherin' That Thing Kansas Joe McCoy 3:17
1930-06-24 Cherry Ball Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 3:11
1930-07-08 I Called You This Morning Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy 3:01
1930-07-08 Pile Drivin' Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 2:46
1930-07-08 Pile Driving Blues Memphis Minnie 2:48
1930-07-08 She Put Me Outdoors Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 2:52
1930-10-11 What's the Matter With the Mill? Memphis Minnie 2:51
1931-01-21 Beat It Right Kansas Joe 3:28
1931-01-21 Preachers Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 3:13
1931-01-30 My Wash Woman's Gone Kansas Joe McCoy 2:45
1931-01-30 Shake Mattie Kansas Joe McCoy 2:38
1931-03-16 Somebody's Got to Help You Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:22
1932-02-03 I'm Going Crazy Kansas Joe McCoy 3:36
1932-02-03 Joliet Bound Kansas Joe 3:08
1932-02-03 Stranger's Blues Kansas Joe 2:54
1932-02-03 You Know You Done Me Wrong Kansas Joe McCoy 3:11
1932-02-03 You Stole My Cake Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie 3:00
1932-02-04 Dresser Drawer Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 3:18
1934-08-13 I Got to Have a Little More The Mississippi Mudder 3:19
1934-08-13 Someday I'll Be in the Clay Kansas Joe McCoy 3:14
1934-08-16 Evil Devil Woman Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 3:13
1934-08-16 Going Back Home Mississippi Mudder 3:04
1934-08-16 Meat Cutter Blues Kansas Joe McCoy 2:56
1934-08-16 Meat Cutter Blues (alt. take) The Mississippi Mudder-Mud Dauber Joe 3:11
1934-08-24 You Got to Move, Part 1 Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 3:06
1934-08-31 Motherless and Fatherless Blues Mississippi Mudder Mississippi Mudder 3:14
1934-08-31 You Got to Move, Part 2 Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 2:51
1934-09-06 Give It to Me in My Hand (Can I Go Home with You) Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe 3:29
1934-09-06 Hole in the Wall Memphis Minnie 3:15
1935-01-09 What's the Matter With You Kansas Joe McCoy 2:58
1935-09-05 Look Who's Coming Down the Road Georgia Pine Boy Kansas Joe McCoy 2:47
1940-12-17 I Love You Baby Big Joe & His Washboard Band 3:00
1940-12-17 I'm Through With You Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:35
1940-12-17 If You Take Me Back Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:47
1940-12-17 When You Said Goodbye Big Joe & His Washboard Band 2:42
Let Your Linen Hang Low Rosetta Howard & Hamfoot Ham with The Harlem Hamfats ?:??
Weed Smoker’s Dream The Harlem Hamfats 3:18
writer
What's the Matter With the Mill
When the Levee Breaks