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Mike Bloomfield Discography

Compiled by Jan Mark Wolkin

This is a listing of all the known Bloomfield recordings in 45, LP and CD formats. Included at the end is a compilation of TV shows and films that Michael appeared in.

 


7" Single

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD

* "Analine"/"Peepin' An' A Moanin' Blues" (Takoma B-5059), 1977 Promo Single

* BLOOMFIELD, HAMMOND & DR. JOHN

* "The Trip" (non LP), (Playback CBS Custom label / AS51 ZSM 158374)

* THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND

* "Come On In" (non LP)/"I Got A Mind To Give Up Living" (Elektra 45609)

* THE CHICAGO LOOP

* "(When She Needs Good Lovin') She Comes To Me"/"This Must Be The Place" (Dyno-Voice 226), 1966

* "Richard Corey"/"Cloudy" (Dyno-Voice 230), 1967
 


12" LP

* CHUCK BERRY

* Fresh Berries (Chess 4506), Bloomfield guitar un-credited

* BEAVER AND KRAUSE

* Gandharva ( Warner Bros. WS-1909), 1971, 1 song

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD

* American Hero (Thunderbolt THBL-100), 1984, bootleg

* Analine (Takoma B-1059), 1977

* Between the Hard Place and the Ground (Takoma 7070), 1979

* Bloomfield-A Retrospective (Columbia C2-37578), 1983, Two Record Set

* Count Talent and the Originals (Clouds 8005), 1978

* Cruisin' For A Bruisin' (Takoma 7091), 1981

* If You Love These Blues, Play 'Em As You Please (Guitar Player 3002), 1976

* I'm With You Always (Demon Fiend-92), 1987, Recorded live 1977 McCabe's, LA

* Initial Shock (Cobra 010), 1989, Italian bootleg, Reissue of Red, Hot & Blue bootleg

* It's Not Killing Me (Columbia KH-30395), 1970

* Live Adventures (Masters 20784), bootleg, Dutch release of American Hero

* Live in Italy (Mama Barley 001), 1980, Italian bootleg

* Living in the Fast Lane (Waterhouse 11), 1980

* Michael Bloomfield (Takoma 7063), 1978

* Red, Hot & Blue (United Distributors Lyrics, Ltd. UDL 2328 UDL 2322), 1981, bootleg

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD, NICK GRAVENITES, MARK NAFTALIN ET AL.

* Live At Bill Graham's Fillmore West (Columbia CS-9893), 1969, more on My Labors

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD, NICK GRAVENITES, PAUL BUTTERFIELD, MARIA MULDAUR

* Steelyard Blues (Warner Bros. BS-2662), 1972, movie soundtrack

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD/JOHN PAUL HAMMOND/DR. JOHN

* Triumvirate (Columbia RC-32172), 1973

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD/WOODY HARRIS

* Bloomfield/Harris (Kicking Mule 164), 1979

* MIKE BLOOMFIELD/AL KOOPER

* The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper (Columbia KGB-6), 1969

* Super Session (Columbia CS-9701), 1968

* Super Session (MFSL 1-178), half-speed master

* More Live Adventures (Better Days 002), 1974, bootleg, Bottom Line, NYC

* BREWER AND SHIPLEY

* Weeds (Kama Sutra 2016), 1969

* THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND

* East-West (Elektra EKS-7315), 1967

* The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (Elektra K-294), 1965

* Golden Butter (Elektra 2005)

* DICK CAMPBELL

* Sings Where It's At (Mecury SR61060), 1965

* JAMES COTTON

* Cotton in Your Ears (Verve FTS-3060)

* James Cotton (Verve FTS-3023), 1967, Bloomfield co-produced

* Taking Care of Business (Capital SM814), 3 songs

* MICHAEL D'ABO

* Broken Rainbows (A&M 3634), 1974 1 song

* TIM DAVIS

* Take Me As I Am ( Metromedia BML1-175), 1972, 2 songs

* BOB DYLAN

* Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia CS-9189), 1965

* Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia CS-9189), 1965 w/ alternate "From A Buick 6"

* Stealin' (Berkeley 2010), bootleg, Highway 61 Revisited outtakes

 * ELECTRIC FLAG

* A Long Time Comin' (Columbia CS-9597), 1967

* The Band Played On (Atlantic SD-18112), 1974

* The Trip (Sidewalk/Tower ST 5908), 1967, Reissue Edsel ED211

* SLEEPY JOHN ESTES

* Broke and Hungry (Delmark DS-608), 1964

* MILLIE FOSTER

* Feels the Spirit (MGM SE4897), 1972

* BARRY GOLDBERG

* Barry Goldberg and Friends (Record Man CR-5105), 1969

* Barry Goldberg and Friends Live (Buddah BDS-5684), 1976

* Blasts From My Past (Buddah BDS-5081), 1971

* Two Jews Blues (Buddah BDS-5029), 1969, listed as "the Great"

* NICK GRAVENITES

* My Labors (Columbia CS-9899), 1969

* JOHN HAMMOND

* Mirrors (Vanguard VSD-7924), 1968, 2 songs

* So Many Roads (Vanguard VSD-7917), 1965

* WOODY HERMAN

* Brand New (Fantasy 8414), 1971, 4 songs

* JANIS JOPLIN

* I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! (Columbia KCS-9913), 1969

* KGB

* KGB (MCA 2166), 1976

* KINGFISH

* Kingfish (Relix RRLP2005), 1973, 1 song w/ John Lee Hooker

* SAM LAY

* Sam Lay in Bluesland (Blue Thumb BTS-14), 1970

* MELTON, LEVY AND THE DEY BROS.

* Melton, Levy and the Dey Bros. (Columbia KC31279), 1972

* MILL VALLEY BUNCH

*Casting Pearls (Verve V68825), 1973 a.k.a. Mill Valley Session on Polydor

* MOBY GRAPE

* Grape Jam (Columbia MGS-1), 1969, w/ Wow, 1 song

* MOTHER EARTH

* Living With The Animals (Mercury SR-61194), 1969, as Makel Blumfeld, 1 song

* CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE

* Leave the Blues to Us (Capital 11450), 1975

* PETER, PAUL AND MARY

* Album (Warner Bros. WS-16481965), 1 song

* YANK RACHELL

* Mandolin Blues (Delmark DL-606), l963

* OTIS RUSH

* Mourning in the Morning (Cotillion SD-9006), 1969, Bloomfield co-produced

* MITCH RYDER

* What Now My Love (Dyno-voice DY-31901), 1967

*SOUTHERN COMFORT

* Southern Comfort (Columbia 1011), 1971

* THE USUAL SUSPECTS

* The Usual Suspects (Tomistoma), 1981, 1 song

* VARIOUS ARTISTS

* Chicago Breakdown (Takoma 7071), 1980, 1 song, w/ Little Brother Montgomery

* Fathers and Sons (Chess LPS-127), 1969

* Folk Song '65 (Electra S-78), 1965, Butterfield Blues Band, alternate "Born In Chicago"

* Newport Folk Festival 1965 (Vanguard VRS-9225), 1965, Butterfield Blues Band, live

"Mellow Down Easy"

* Rare Blues (Takoma 7081),1980, 1 song, w/ Little Brother Montgomery

* San Francisco Blues Festival, (Jefferson BL 602), 1 song live, 1976

* What's Shakin' (Electra KL-4002), 1966, reissue Edsel ED249, Butterfield Blues Band,

5 songs

* You Are What You Eat (Columbia OS-3240), 1969 1 song

* EDDIE "CLEANHEAD" VINSON

* Cherry Red (Bluesway/ABC BL-6007), 1967

* THE ZEET BAND

* Moogie Woogie (Chess 1545), 1969

 


CDs

* BEAVER AND KRAUSE

* In a Wild Sanctuary/Gandharva (Warner Brothers Archives 9362-45663-2)

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD

* A True Soul Brother (Skyranch SRM 652328), French

* American Hero (Thunderbolt CDTB-1009), British bootleg

* Best of Mike Bloomfield (Takoma 7115), out of print

* Between a Hard Place and the Ground (Thunderbolt CDTB-076), British bootleg, partial

reissue of Red, Hot And Blue LP

* Blues, Gospel and Ragtime Guitar Instrumentals (Shanachie 99007)

* Cruisin' For a Bruisin' (Takoma 7091), mastered at the wrong speed, sounds awful, out of print

* Don't Say That I Ain't Your Man! Essential Blues 1964-1969 (Columbia/Legacy CK57631)

* I'm With You Always (Demon-Fiend CD92), British, Recorded Live at McCabes

* Initial Shock (Cobra 001), Italian bootleg (not the U.S. Cobra label), partial reissue of Red, Hot And Blue LP

* Living in the Fast Lane (ERA 5006-2), substitutes "Sammy Knows How To Party" for

"Maudie"

* Living in the Fast Lane (Line LICD9.00395), German, includes "Maudie," doesn't have

"Sammy Knows How to Party"

* RX for the Blues (Eclipse 64736-2), bootleg, same as American Hero

* RX for the Blues (Success 22540cd), EEC import, bootleg, partial reissue of American

Hero and Electric Flag Live

* The Gospel of Blues (Laserlight 12 356)

* The Root of Blues (Laserlight 12 357)

* Try It Before You Buy It (CBS Special Products A21265), Licensed and distributed by One Way Records, out of print

* Uncle Bob's Barrelhouse Blues (Pulsar PULS 013), EEC import, bootleg, partial reissue of Red, Hot And Blue LP

* MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD/JOHN PAUL HAMMOND/DR. JOHN

* Triumvirate (Columbia RC-32172)

* MIKE BLOOMFIELD/AL KOOPER

* More Live Adventures of Al Kooper and Mike Bloomfield (Four Aces Records FAR 009),

Italian bootleg, The Bottom Line, New York City, March 31, 1974

* Super Session (Columbia CS-9701)

* Super Session (Columbia CK-64611 0), Gold, "MasterSound" disc, includes 1 bonus track

* The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper (Columbia KGB-6), Japan, 2 CDs

* The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper (Edsel CD261), British, 1 CD, minus Elvin Bishop "No More Lonely Nights"

* THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND

* East-West (Elektra 7315-2)

* Strawberry Jam (Winner 446), live

* The Original Lost Elektra Sessions (Elektra/Rhino R2 73505)

* The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (Elektra 7294-2)

 * JAMES COTTON

* Best of The Verve Years (Verve 314 527 371-2)

* BOB DYLAN

* Bob Dylan Live W/ The Band, Al Kooper And Mike Bloomfield (Document DR 015 CD),

bootleg

* The Bootleg Series (Columbia C3K 47382)

* Farewell Bloomfield (Cuttlefish records CR004/CR005), live 11/15/80 Warfield San

Francisco, Mike on 2 songs, bootleg

* Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia CK9189)

* Highway 61 Revisited (DCC GZS-1021), gold CD

* Highway 61 Revisited Again (92-BD-09-04), bootleg * Live In Newport 1965 (Document DR 004 CD), Mike on 3 songs, bootleg

* Thin Wild Mercury Music (Spank Records SP 105), bootleg

*ELECTRIC FLAG

* A Long Time Comin' (Columbia CK9597), w/ unreleased tracks
* Old Glory: The Best of the Electric Flag (Columbia/Legacy CK57629), w/ unreleased tracks

* The Electric Flag Live (Thunderbolt CDTB 1006), British bootleg

* The Trip (Curb Records D2-77863), only 12 of the original 18 songs

*SLEEPY JOHN ESTES

* Broke and Hungry (Delmark DD-608)

* BARRY GOLDBERG

* Barry Goldberg and Friends (Sequel nex cd 160)

* Barry Goldberg & Friends Live (Unidisc BDK 5684)

* Nothin' But the Best of The Blues (Laserlight 17 058)

* Nothin' But the Blues (Laserlight 17 057), reissue Barry Goldberg And Friends Live

* Two Jews Blues (One Way Records OW 27672)

* JOHN HAMMOND

* Best of John Hammond (Vanguard VCD 11/12)

* JANIS JOPLIN

* I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! (Columbia CK9913)

* MATT KELLY

* A Wing And A Prayer (Relix RRCD2010), 1 song

* KINGFISH

* Double Dose (Relix RRCD2035), from LP Kingfish, 1 song w/ John Lee Hooker

* PERCY MAYFIELD

* Blues Summit (Pilz 449300-2), 2 songs by Joe Turner w/ Mike Bloomfield and Mark Naftalin, bootleg

* TRACY NELSON

* The Best of Tracy Nelson/Mother Earth featuring "Down So Low" (Reprise Archives 9 46232-2)

* JOE TURNER

* Shake, Rattle and Roll (Pilz 449319-2), live w/ Mike Bloomfield and Mark Naftalin, bootleg

* Joe Turner/Live (P-Vine PCD-908), live w/ Mike Bloomfield and Mark Naftalin, bootleg

* VARIOUS ARTISTS

* Blues With a Feeling (Vanguard VCD2-77005), 3 songs live Newport 65

* Fathers and Sons (MCA CHD 92522) * Love Power-Hard To Find Hits Of The 60's sic / (Sequel Records NEM CD 669), w/ "(When She Needs Good Lovin') She Comes to Me" by The Chicago Loop

* Monterey International Pop Festival (Rhino R270596), Electric Flag, 2 songs

* Takoma Blues (Takoma CDP 72822), 2 songs w/ Little Brother Montgomery

* What's Shakin' (Elektra 9 61343-2), 5 songs by The Butterfield Blues Band

* You Are What You Eat (Columbia CK3240), 1 song by The Electric Flag

* EDDIE "CLEANHEAD" VINSON

* Cherry Red (One Way Records MCAD 22169)

* MUDDY WATERS

* Muddy Waters The Chess Box (MCA CHD 3-80002)

 


SAMPLES

* BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

* If 60's Were 90's (Castle ESS CD 200), includes sample of Mike's address to the crowd at the Monterey Pop Festival

* DIAMOND AND THE PSYCHOTIC NEUROTICS

* Stunts, Blunts, & Hip Hop (Mercury 314-513934-2), "Check One, Two" contains sample of "Stop," from Super Session

 


Movie Soundtracks and Songs

* Medium Cool

* Sneakers, features songs from Super Session

* Steelyard Blues

* The Trip

* You Are What You Eat

* Background music for various Mitchell Brothers films

 


Documentary and TV Appearances

* Bongo Wolf's Revenge

* Soundstage: Blues Summit in Chicago with Muddy Waters, Nick Gravenites, et al.

* Festival

* Ready, Steady, Go, BBC, 1966, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

* Speakeasy, hosted by Chip Monk, Mike appeared with Al Kooper

* Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, Bloomfield/Hammond/Dr. John


Michael demonstrates his fire-breathing trick, a stunt he often performed while playing "East-West" with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band in 1966.

Photo courtesy of

Deborah Chesher