Lil Green

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Lil Green

Born: December 22, 1919 Mississippi

Died: April 14, 1954 Chicago, IL.

Blues, Classic Blues, Chicago Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Pre Rock

Mississippi, Chicago


Illustrated Lil Green Discography:

Honking Duck:





Lil Green part of Big Bill Broonzys Autobiography: p102-105, 142





All Music:

All About Jazz:




Around the Web:

Its A Girl Thang:

All About Blues Music:

Honey Where You Been So Long?:

Night Lights:

Taint What You Do: – Why Dont You Do Right Song Progression

Bman’s Blues Report:

The Blues  Mobile:

Aint Nothin But:

Sisters Who Swung:

Time Goes By:

Show Me the Way Home Honey:

Women’s History Month:

Second Hand Songs:

All About the Blues:




Pure Connect:!/au/flow/store/search/lil-green

Find a Grave:


Isra Box:

Internet Archive:


Romance in the Dark 1940:

What Have I Done 1940:

My Mellow Man 1941:

Why Don’t You Do Right 1941:

What’s the Matter with Love 1941:

Knockin’ Myself Out 1941:

I Won’t Sell My Love 1941:

Let’s Be Friends 1941:

If I Didn’t Love You 1941:

I’m Wasting My Time On You 1942:

Keep Your Hand on Your Heart 1942:

You Got Me To the Place 1942:

Don’t Know What I Will Do1942:

99 Blues 1942:

No, Baby, Nobody But You 1945:

Boyfriend 1945:

It’s Bad with My Man and Me 1946:

My Mellow Man 1946:

Rock Me Baby 1947:

Outside of That 1947:

I Gotta Have It 1947:

Blowtop Blues 1947:

My Be-Bop Daddy 1949:

Runnin’ Around in Circles 1949:

Every Time 1951:

Memphis Minnie


Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie Born Lizzie Douglas aka Kid Douglas, Minnie Wallace, Texas Tessie, Minnie McCoy, Lizzy Lawlers June 3rd, 1897 Algiers Louisiana

Died August 6th, 1973 Memphis,TN

20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s Blues, Country Blues, Classic Blues, Electric Blues, Chicago Blues, Rock


Keep on Livin’: – Timeline and alphabetical songlist w musicians 🙂 –

Honking Duck:


Music Tonic:




Music at Year’s End – Langston Hughes – Chicago Defender – Jan 9th, 1943

Garon, P., & Garon, B. (1992). Woman with guitar: Memphis Minnie’s blues. New York: Da Capo Press.

Excerpt From Woman with Guitar:

Google Books Woman With Guitar:

Excerpt from Notable Black Women II p185-189

Music Memphis: Annotated bib of articles:



Delta Blues:

Sunday Blues:

Answers (Gale):

African American Registry:


Musician Guide:


Guitar Noise:

King Biscuit:

Know LA:

Heroes of the Blues:

Memphis Music Women:


Music Brainz:

All Music:


Around the Web:

Hobohemian Records:

The Blues Search Engine:

It’s A Girl Thang:

Prairie Home Companion – NPR :

Southern Music Records:

Memphis Minnie, Genocide and Identity Politics 2003:;c=mqrarchive;cc=mqr;sid=e05280ee21429c514e8a7b2be607a265;q1=Cervantes;rgn=main;view=text;idno=act2080.0042.406;xc=1;g=mqrg

Memphis Music Hall of Fame:

Blues Giant:

Click to access memphis_minnie.pdf

The Blues Mobile:

Bright Revolution:

Ladies Who Sing:

Misbehaved Women:

Blues Hall of Fame:

The Busking Project:


Music Memphis:


Rock and Roll Blues Queens:

The Yelp of a Beaten Cure:

Graded on a Curve:

John Meekings:

The Blues Trail:

Mixed Up Media:

Evening All Afternoon:

Beat Surrender:

Mississippi Blues Trail:

Music Beat:

All About Blues Music:

Second Hand Songs:


Havering On:

Net Places:

Blues Blogger:

Jazz and Culture:

Ain’t Nothin’ But:

Blues Underground Network:



The Country Roads:


Music Radar:

Chess Treasures:

The Courier:

Deli Juice:

Capital Region Blues Network:

1997 Worcester Phoenix Article:

2012 Houston Chronicle Article with Maria Muldar taking Minnie’s Influence



My Space:

Find A Grave:


Memphis Minnie @ Internet Archive:

Lyrics to 60 Memphis Minne Songs:

When the Levee Breaks 1929 –

Frisco Town 1929 –

Pickin the Blues 1929 –

Going Back to Texas 1929 –

That Will Be Alright 1929 –

Bumble Bee Blues – with Memphis Jug Band 1930 –

What’s the Matter with the Mill 1930 –

I Never Told a Lie 1930 –

What Fault do you Find in Me 1930 –

I’m Wild About My Stuff 1930 –

Frankie Jean 1930 –

Grandma and Grandpa Blues 1930 –

Georgia Skin Blues 1930 –

I’m Talkin’ Bout You 1930 –

North Memphis Blues 1930 –

I’m Goin Back Home 1930 –

Plymouth Rock Blues 1930 –

She Put Me Outdoors 1930 –

Don’t Want No Woman 1931 –

Today Today Blues 1931 –

Crazy Cryin Blues 1931 –

North Memphis Blues 1931 –

Shake Mattie 1931 –

Tricks Ain’t Walkin No More 1931 –

Beat it Right 1931 –

Don’t Want that Junk Outta You 1931 –

Wheres my Good Man At 1932 –

Joliet Bound 1932 –

Too Late 1932 –

You Got To Move 1934 –

Drunken Barrelhouse Blues 1934 –

Moanin the Blues 1934 –

Squat it 1934 –

Chickasaw Train Blues 1934 –

Hustlin’ Woman Blues 1935 –

Good Mornin 1935 –

Doctor Doctor Blues 1935 –

Reachin’ Pete 1935 –

Weary Womans Blues 1935 –

Hoodoo Lady 1936 –

I’m a Bad Luck Woman 1936 –

If you See My Rooster 1936 –

It’s Hard to Be Mistreatred 1936 –

Caught Me Wrong Again 1936 –

Man, You Wont Give Me No Money 1936 –

New Orleans Stop Time 1936 –

Moonshine 1936 –

Down in the Alley 1937 –

Please Don’t Stop Him 1937 –

I’d Rather See Him Dead 1938 –

Good Biscuits 1938 –

Has Anyone Seen My Man 1938 –

I’ve Been Treated Wrong 1938 –

Call the Fire Wagon 1939 –

Bad Outside Friends 1939 –

Black Widow Stinger 1939 –

Poor and Wandering Woman Blues 1939 –

Ma Rainey 1940 –

Fingerprint Blues 1940 –

In My Girlish Days 1941 –

Black Rat Swing 1941 –

Me and My Chauffeur 1941 –

Don’ Turn the Card 1941 –

Pig Meat on the Line 1941 –

I’m Not a Bad Girl 1941 –

My Gauge is Going Up 1941 –

Looking the World Over 1941 –

Fashion Plate Daddy 1944 –

Love Come and Go 1944 –

Killer Diller 1946 –

Shout the Boogie 1947 –

KId Man Blues 1949 –

Night Watch Man 1949 –

Kissing in the Dark 1953 –

World of Trouble 1953 –