DISCOGRAPHY

Bar-B-Q Barnes and the Rib-Tones
45 Session

N.F. Barnes, Rib-Tone Records  1980 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved
Recorded March 30, 1980 at Creative Sound Studio, San Jose, CA
Prodcucer: Hewlett Crist
Engineer: Dickie Diaz

Side 1:  Blues For Breakfast 

Time: 3:05 Written by N.F. Barnes, Rib-Tone Records  1980 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved. Special Thanks to Junior Watson
Vocals, Slide Guitar:  Ron Thompson
Piano: Little Willie Littlefield
Stand-Up Bass: Bill Stuve
Guitar: Junior Watson
Drums: Robert Montes
Harps: Neil Barnes

Side 2:  Close Call    

Time: 4:59 Written by N.F. Barnes, Rib-Tone Records  1980 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved
Vocals, Slide Guitar:  Ron Thompson
Piano: Little Willie Littlefield
Stand-Up Bass: Bill Stuve
Guitar: Junior Watson
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes

Bar-B-Q Barnes and the Rib-Tones: EP Session

N.F. Barnes - Blues Bar Music, 1981 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved
Recorded June 6, 1981 at Parvin Studios, Pacifica, CA
Owner: Henry Parvin
Engineer: Lee Parvin
Mix-Down Engineer: Pete Kaukonen
Producer: Neil Barnes

Track 1: One More Pallbearer
Time: 3:00  Written by N.F. Barnes, Blues Bar Music  1981 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved

Vocals: Hap Scott
Piano: Mark Naftalin
Hammond B-3: Bob Gomes
Stand-Up Bass: Bill Stuve
Guitar: Junior Watson
Guitar: Sonny Lane
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 2: Bayshore Backup
Time: 3:00  Written by N.F. Barnes, Blues Bar Music  1981 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved

Piano: Mark Naftalin
Hammond B-3: Bob Gomes
Stand-Up Bass: Bill Stuve
Guitar: Junior Watson
Guitar: Sonny Lane
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 3: Married Man Eyes
Time: 4:11
Written by N.F. Barnes, Blues Bar Music  1981 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved
Special Thanks to Bill Stuve


Vocals, Stand-Up Bass: Bill Stuve
Piano: Mark Naftalin
Hammond B-3: Bob Gomes
Guitar: Junior Watson
Guitar: Sonny Lane
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes
"The Briquettes":  Sonny Lane, Robert Montes, Bob Gomes, Jill Barnes, Lance Barnes, Lee Kollman

Track 4:  Arrangement Blues
Time: 4:00 Traditional

Vocals, Guitar, Bass:  Greg Hartman
Harp: Neil Barnes

Bad Dog Rock 'n' Blues: South Bay Collection Volume II:

"Blues For Breakfast included on this Hap Scott 1999 production.

 

This Was Then, Now: Compliation CD

Includes both the 45 and EP Sessions, Tracks 1 through 6, PLUS:

Greg Hartman, Neil Barnes:  Live on KKUP,  Dec. 1981

Track 7: Sleep In A Hollow Log
Time: 3:27 Written by William J Gaither, Wabash Music Company, ASCAP
Vocals, Guitar: Greg Hartman
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 8: Driving Wheel
Time: 2:32 Written by Roosevelt Sykes, Prestige Music Co, BMI
Vocals, Guitar: Greg Hartman
Harp: Neil Barnes

Bayshore BluesiciansLive at Joshua's in San Jose, Sept. 30, 1981

Track 9:  Worried Life Blues
Time: 6:32 Written by Maceo Merriweather, Wabash Music Company, BMI
Vocals, Guitar:  Luther Tucker
Guitar: Sonny Lane
Drums: Francis Clay
Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Hap Scott
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 10: Got My Mojo Working
Time: 5:50 Written by McKinley Morganfield, ARC Mucic Corp, BMI
Vocals, Guitar:  Johnny Waters
Guitar: Luther Tucker
Guitar: Sonny Lane
Drums: Francis Clay
Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Hap Scott
Harp: Neil Barnes

Short Rack: Live at the Tower Saloon, San Jose, CA

Track 11: Fishtail Caddillac
Time: 4:31 Written by Floyd Dixon, El Camino Music Publishing, BMI
Vocals, Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Hap Scott
Guitar: Larry Calley
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 12: The Mess Around
Time: 3:06 Written by Ahmet Ertegun, Unichappell Music Inc., BMI
Vocals, Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Hap Scott
Guitar: Larry Calley
Harp: Neil Barnes

Bar-B-Q Barnes and the Rib-Tones: Live at the 2nd Annual San Jose Blues Festival May 1, 1982 (at the Fountain, SJSU)


Track 13: I Know
Time: 3:19 Written by George Barbara, Three Wise Boys Music LLC, BMI
Vocals, Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Hap Scott
Guitar: Larry Calley
Hammond B-3: Bob Gomes
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 14: Same Old Blues
Time: 4:48 Written by Patrick Eric Clapton, Unichappell Mucic Inc., BMI
Vocals, Bass: Hap Scott
Piano: Sid Morris
Guitar: Larry Calley
Hammond B-3: Bob Gomes
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 15: Should Have Been Me
Time: 4:05 Artist -Publisher not identified, song listed with BMI
Vocals, Bass: Hap Scott
Piano: Sid Morris
Guitar: Larry Calley
Hammond B-3: Bob Gomes
Drums: Robert Montes
Harp: Neil Barnes

 

Hyde And Seek Session:

Recorded March 17 and March 18, 2014
Hyde Street Studio C,  San Francisco, CA

Engineer: Charlie Beutter
Mastering: Joe Tarantino

Track 1:  Don't Let The Devil Ride

Vocals: Earl Thomas
Guitar: Ron Thompson
Piano, Vocals: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 2: Heart Like A Locomotive

Vocals: Earl Thomas                                                                                                                                                       Background Vocals: Lady Bianca, Tia Carroll                                                                                                                           Piano: Lady Bianca                                                                                                                                                           Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith                                                                                                                                               Bass: Oshmin Oden                                                                                                                                                             Drums: Winfred Williams                                                                                                                                                       Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 3: Ain't No Rest For The Wicked

Vocals: Earl Thomas
Guitar: Ron Thompson
Piano, Vocals: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 4: A Song For Jill (Bridge Over Troubled Water)

Vocals: Lady Bianca, Earl Thomas
Piano: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 5: When Can I Come Home

Vocals: Earl Thomas
Piano, Vocals: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 6: Shake A Hand

Guitar, Vocals: Ron Thompson
Background Vocals: Earl Thomas, Lady Bianca, Tia Carroll
Piano: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes                                                                                                            

Track 7: Rough Side Of The Mountain

Vocals: Earl Thomas
Piano, Vocals: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 8: Just One Word

Vocals: Earl Thomas
Piano: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

Track 9: Tears, Tears and More Tears

Vocals: Earl Thomas
Guitar: Ron Thompson
Piano, Vocals: Lady Bianca
Hammond B3: Rev. Paul Smith
Bass: Oshmin Oden
Drums: Winfred Williams
Harp: Neil Barnes

 

Ron Thompson Digital 45 

A Side: The Muddy Waters                                                                                                                     Vocals, Slide Guitar, Organ, Bass: Ron Thompson                                                                                     Drums: Unknown Maracas

Mastering: Joe Tarantino

B Side: Sugar Momma
Vocals, Slide Guitar: Ron Thompson                                                                                                       Harmonica: Neil Barnes                                                                                                                         Drums: Winfred Williams

Produced by Charlie Beutter and Neil Barnes

Sound Engineering: Charlie Beutter                                                                                                   Mastering: Joe Tarantino

 

GREASELAND SESSION

N.F. Barnes, Bar-B-Q Sound Recordings, 2016 B.M.I  All Rights Reserved 

Recorded November 13, 2016 at Greaseland Studio, San Jose, CA 
Prodcucer: Christopher Lund Anderson
Engineer: Christopher Lund Anderson

Good Feeling

Time: 3: Written by Paul Butterfield / Rick Danko
Guitar:  Johnny Cat Soubrand
Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Mike "Pops" Phillips
Drums: June Core
Harps: Neil Barnes 

Going To Greaseland  

Time: 4:00 Written by N.F. Barnes and Sid Morris
Piano: Sid Morris
Bass: Mike "Pops" Phillips
Guitar: Johnny Cat Soubrand                                                                                                                                                Guitar: Christopher Lund Anderson                                                                                                                                       Drums: June Core                                                                                                                                                                  Harp: Neil Barnes

BIGTONE RECORDS SESSION

Along Came The Blues

Time:  Written by N.F. Barnes

Guitar and Vocals: Jon Atkinson
Bass: Mike "Pops" Phillips
Piano: Sid Morris                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                              Drums: June Core                                                                                                                                                                  Harp: Neil Barnes

Placerville Gold

Time:  Written by N.F. Barnes

Guitar and Vocals: Jon Atkinson
Bass: Mike "Pops" Phillips
Piano: Sid Morris                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                              Drums: June Core                                                                                                                                                                  Harp: Neil Barnes