Furry Lewis

Walter Lewis

Also known as "Furry" Lewis, F. Lewis, Furry, Fury Lewis, Lewis, W. Furry Lewis, W. Lewis, W.F. Lewis, Walter "Furry" Lewis, Walter 'Furry' Lewis, Walter Lewis
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.cr.nps.gov/delta/blues/people/furry_lewis.htm

Discography of Furry Lewis:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 In His Prime 1927-1928 14 Audio 1975 Yazoo
2 Fourth & Beale 9 Audio 1992 Lucky Seven Records
3 Beale Street Blues 18 Audio 1995 Orbis
4 Good Morning Judge 10 Audio 2003 Fat Possum Records
5 Good Morning Judge 10 Audio 2003 Fat Possum Records
6 In His Prime 1927-1928 14 Audio Yazoo
7 On The Road Again 10 Audio 1999
8 When I Lay My Burden Down 19 Audio 2008 Collectables
9 Shake 'Em On Down 20 Audio 1992 Fantasy
10 Blues Magician 12 Audio 1999 Lucky Seven Records
11 Take Your Time 12 Audio 2000
12 Fourth And Beale 16 Audio 2006-08-01
13 Party! At Home 23 Audio 2001 Arcola Records
14 "At Home In Memphis" 1968 14 Audio 1994 Autogram
15 The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions 29 Audio 2007
16 Furry Lewis 10 Audio 2007 Smithsonian Folkways
17 Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order (1927 – 1929) 25 Audio 2007 Document Records (2)
18 The Fabulous Furry Lewis 10 Audio 1973 Southland Records
19 Live At The Gaslight At The Au Go Go 16 Audio 1971
20 Furry Lewis 10 Audio 1960
21 Furry Lewis In Memphis 15 Audio 1970
22 Old Original Tennessee Blues 12 Audio 1971
23 Memphis Sessions 1956—1961 20 Audio Wolf Records (2)
24 (1968) 11 Audio Collector's Issue
25 Shake 'Em On Down 20 Audio 1972 Fantasy
26 Fourth And Beale 9 Audio 1993
27 The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival 10 Audio 1969
28 Back On My Feet Again 10 Audio 1973 Prestige
29 Fourth And Beale 9 Audio 1971 Blue Star
30 Done Changed My Mind 10 Audio 1961 Prestige Bluesville
31 Presenting The Country Blues 11 Audio 1969 Blue Horizon
32 Back On My Feet Again 10 Audio 1961 Prestige Bluesville
33 Furry Lewis 10 Audio 1971 XTRA
34 When I Lay My Burden Down 15 Audio 2012 Sutro Park
35 The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions 29 Audio 2007
36 The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival 10 Audio 1969
37 1927-1929 The Remaining Titles 11 Audio 1982 Wolf Records (2)
38 Blues Masters Vol 5 11 Audio 1969 Blue Horizon (US)
39 The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival 10 Audio 1968 Blue Horizon
40 Live At The Gaslight At The Au Go Go 16 Audio Collector's Issue
41 Heroes Of The Blues: The Very Best Of Furry Lewis 16 Audio 2003 Shout! Factory
42 Shake 'Em On Down 20 Audio 1992 Fantasy
43 Furry Lewis 10 Audio 2014 Dol
44 Beale Street Blues 18 Audio 1996 Orbis
45 Presenting The Country Blues 11 Audio 1969 Blue Horizon
46 When I Lay My Burden Down 19 Audio 1994 Biograph Records
47 Done Changed My Mind 10 Audio 1988 Ace Records Ltd.
48 In His Prime 1927-1928 14 Audio 1991 Yazoo


Born: 06 March 1899, Greenwood, Mississippi, USA.

Died: 14 September 1981, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

American Country/Delta blues guitarist, singer & songwriter, who began recording on the Vocalion label in 1927. His stamping ground - despite the fact he had lost a leg - was in & around the Memphis scene, such as Pee Wee's near his home on Beale street, with a day job as a street-sweeper until his retirement in 1966.

In 1972 he was part of the renowned [url=http://www.discogs.com/Various-Memphis-Blues-Caravan-Vol-I/release/2531611]Memphis Blues Caravan[/url], along with artists such as [a150530], [a307408] & [a1012068]. He twice opened for [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Rolling+Stones%2C+The]The Rolling Stones[/url] and even acquired a profile in Playboy magazine. He died of heart-failure aged 82, shortly after contracting pneumonia, and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, South Memphis.


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