Dialtone Records Release
Houston Guitar Blues

Lil Joe Washington

Houston Guitar Blues

Joe is from the Third Ward in Houston TX, by fifteen he was playing drums in Albert Collins band and later playing guitar for Roscoe Gordon. He played the rowdy border town circuit in El Paso, including the Lobby Bar in Juarez, Mexico before recording on the Donna and the Federal labels.

Track Listing

  1. Hard Way
Play clip for Someone Loves Me 2. Someone Loves Me
Play clip for I Feel Alright 3. I Feel Alright
  4. Unfinished Business
Play clip for Last Tear 5. Last Tear
Play clip for Bossa Nova Part 2 6. Bossa Nova Part 2
  7. New York
  8. Take My Hand
Play clip for Song For My Father 9. Song For My Father
  10. Don’t Do It
  11. 5 Spot
  12. How Long
  13. Bye Bye


Little Joe Washington: Guitar / Vocals, Piano on #10; Nick Connolly: Piano; Bill Campbell: Bass; Clarence Pierce: Rhythm Guitar; Willie Sampson: Drums; Recorded and Mixed at: Fort Horton Studios; Mastered at: Sounds Outrageous, Austin, TX; Engineered by: Billy Horton; Produced by: Eddie Stout, Dennis Wall; Liner Notes: Roger Wood; Photography: Keely Stout