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In Europe (1966)Edit

Big Mama Thornton - In Europe

In Europe

  1. Sweet Little Angel
  2. The Place
  3. Little Red Rooster
  4. Unlucky Girl
  5. Hound Dog (Take 1)
  6. Swing It on Home (Take 1)
  7. Your Love Is Where It Ought to Be
  8. Session Blues
  9. Down Home Shake Down
  10. My Heavy Load
  11. School Boy
    2005 Bonus Tracks
  12. I Need Your Love
  13. Good Time in London
  14. Chauffeur Blues
  15. Swing It on Home
  16. Hound Dog (Take 2)
  17. Big Mama Talks With Chris Strachwitz

Stronger Than Dirt (1969)Edit

Big Mama Thornton - Stronger Than Dirt

Stronger Than Dirt

  1. Born Under a Bad Sign
  2. Hound Dog
  3. Ball and Chain
  4. Summertime
  5. Rollin' Stone
  6. Let's Go Get Stoned
  7. Funky Broadway
  8. That Lucky Old Sun
  9. Ain't Nothin' You Can Do
  10. I Shall Be Released

The Way It Is (1969)Edit

Big Mama Thornton - The Way It Is

The Way It Is

  1. Little Red Rooster
  2. One Black Rat
  3. Rock Me Baby
  4. Wade in the Water
  5. Sweet Little Angel
  6. Baby Please Don't Go / Got My Mojo Workin'
  7. Watermelon Man
  8. Don't Need No Doctor

Jail (1975)Edit

Big Mama Thornton - Jail


  1. Little Red Rooster
  2. Ball 'N' Chain
  3. Jail
  4. Hound Dog
  5. Rock Me Baby
  6. Sheriff O.E. & Me
  7. Oh Happy Day

The Original Hound Dog (1990)Edit

Big Mama Thornton - The Original Hound Dog

The Original Hound Dog

  1. Hound Dog
  2. Walking Blues
  3. My Man Called Me
  4. Cotton Picking Blues
  5. Willie Mae's Troubles
  6. The Big Change
  7. I Smell a Rat
  8. I Just Can't Help Myself
  9. They Call Me Big Mama
  10. Hard Times
  11. I Ain't No Fool Either
  12. You Don't Move Me No More
  13. Let Your Tears Fall Baby
  14. I've Searched the Whole World Over
  15. Rock-A-Bye Baby
  16. How Come
  17. Nightmare
  18. Stop A-Hoppin' on Me
  19. Laugh, Laugh, Laugh
  20. Just Like a Dog
  21. The Fish
  22. Mischievous Boogie

Additional information

Artist information:

b.1926, d.1984

  • Occupation: Singer, songwriter
  • Instruments: Vocals, drums, harmonica
Real name:

Big Mama Thornton is a performance name for Willie Mae Thornton.

Years active:


Record labels:

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