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Joe Ferry

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Shanachie Entertainment:

  • Hi-Bop Ska
    The Skatalites
  • Greetings From Skamania
    The Skatalites
  • 10 Days in November
    Sue Foley
  • Round Every Corner
    Debbie Davies
  • The Big Kibosh
    The New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars
  • Fresh Out the Past
    New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars
  • Hit Me
    The Skandalous All-Stars
  • Punk Steady
    The Skandalous All-Stars
  • Bluesiana Hot Sauce
    Allen Toussaint, Toots Thielemans, Michael Brecker
  • Blusiana Hurricane
    Rufus Thomas, Bill Doggett, Lester Bowie
  • The Soul of R&B Revue: Live at the Lonestar Roadhouse
    Billy Vera, Cissy Houston, Cornell Dupree, Richard Tee, The Uptown Horns
  • People Get Ready: A Tribure to Curtis Mayfield
    David Sanborn, Vernon Reid, Delbert McClinton, Jerry Butler, Steve Cropper, Don Covay
  • Back to the Streets: The Music of Don Covay
    Ron Wood, Iggy Pop, Todd Rundgren, Corey Glover, Gary US Bonds, Bobby Womack

Red House Records:

  • Call Down the Thunder
    Guy Davis

Rhino Records:

  • No Trespassing
    The Roches
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    Dr. John, Nicolette Larson, The Roches

Tri-Star Pictures/Epic Soundtrax:

  • Mixed Nuts: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
    Starring Steve Martin
    Track: “Jingle Bells,” Eastern Bloc

Walt Disney Pictures/Mercury Records:

  • Meet the Deedles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
    Starring Dennis Hopper
    Track: “Hawaii 5-0,” Perfect Thyroid

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Windham Hill Jazz:

  • Bluesiana Triangle
    Dr. John, Art Blakey, David “Fathead” Newman
  • Bluesiana II
    Dr. John, David “Fathead” Newman, Will Calhoun

Island Records:

  • Coast to Coast
    Cornell Dupree & Who It Is

EMI Records:

  • We Remember Pastorius
    Dr. John, Will Lee, Kenwood Dennard, Eddie Gomez, Alex Foster, Hiram Bullock

Big Music:

  • Skallelujah
    Joe Ferry

Rounder Records:

  • Blonde and Blue
    Angela Strehli
    Track: “Um Um Um Um Um Um”

Curb Records:

  • Delbert McClinton
    Delbert McClinton
    Track: “He Will Break Your Heart”

Compilations:

  • I Gotcha Covered, Vols. I & II (Shanachie)
    Various artists incl. Joe Ferry, Perfect Thyroid, Skatalites, Hurtin’ Buckaroos
    Various tracks
  • Blues Night (BMG)
    Various artists incl. Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Winter, Bluesiana Triangle, John Lee Hooker
    Track: “Next Time You See Me,” Bluesiana Triangle
  • Holiday Music (BMG)
    Various artists incl. Dr. John, Elvis Presley, The Judds, Elton John
    Track: "Toyland,” Dr. John
  • Rockin’ Christmas (Razor ’n’ Tie)
    Various artists incl. Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Laura Nyro, Dr. John
    Track: “Silent Night,” Dr. John
  • Ska Down Her Way, Vols. I & II (Shanachie)
    Various artists incl. Joe Ferry Big Band, Hurtin’ Buckaroos, Skatalites
    Various tracks
  • Freedom Sounds (Shanachie)
    Various artists incl. Joe Ferry Big Band, Hurtin’ Buckaroos, Perfect Thyroid
    Various tracks
  • Every Road I Take (Shanachie)
    Various artists incl. Sue Foley, Guy Davis, Keb Mo.
    Tracks: “Every Road I Take” (Sue Foley), “Georgia Jelly Roll” (Guy Davis)

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