100 Greatest Blues Instrumentals

Criteria: This list is intended to showcase those artists whose Instrumental abilities have enriched the genre and provided a broad spectrum across the Blues musical landscape. It does not include 'Live' performances or the Blues interpretations by those artist's more commonly known as Jazz musicians.
Blues Instrumentals
1. Juke
• Little Walter

2. Hide Away
• Freddie King

3. Albatross
• Fleetwood Mac/Peter Green

4. San-Ho-Zay
• Freddie King

5. Phillip's Goes Banana's
• Hound Dog Taylor

6. The Supernatural
• John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

7. Wham
• Lonnie Mack

8. Strollin' With Bones
• T-Bone Walker

9. Hawaiian Boogie
• Elmore James

10. Chitlin' Con Carne
• Junior Wells

11. Thank You Mr. Poobah
• Paul Butterfield Blues Band

12. Roller Coaster
• Little Walter

13. Remembering Stevie
• Buddy Guy

14. Okie Dokie Stomp
• Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown

15. Hookin'
• Earl Hooker

16. Frankie & Johnny Boogie
• Memphis Slim

17. Lookin Good
• Magic Sam

18. Avalanche
• Albert Collins

19. Albert's Shuffle
• Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper

20. Rude Mood
• Stevie Ray Vaughan

21. Cha Cha The Blues
• Charlie Musselwhite

22. 12:15 Slow Goonbash Blues
• Shuggie Otis

23. Blue Guitar
• Earl Hooker

24. Blues For Shawn
• Ronnie Earl

25. Ice Pick
• Albert Collins

26. Easy Rider
• Electric Flag

27. Chicago Breakdown
• Big Maceo

28. Blues Boys Tune
• B.B. King

29. Sweet Ginny
• Jay Hawkins

30. Side Tracked
• Freddie King

31. Unmilitary Two-Step
• Rory Gallagher

32. Bill's Blues
• Ronnie Earl

33. Blues Fore' Dawn
• Jimmy Thackery

34. The Blues Walk
• Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown

35. Drivin' Wheel
• Earl Hooker

36. Boogie Albert
• John Mayall

37. You and Me
• Snooks Eaglin

38. 4811 Wadsworth (Blues For George)
• Rod Piazza

39. The Stumble
• Freddie King

40. Wade In The Water
• Dr John

41. Purple
• Shuggie Otis

42. Sad Hours
• Little Walter

43. Jam On a Monday Morning
• Buddy Guy

44. Tribute To Elmore James
• Roy Buchanan

45. The Messiah Will Come
• Jimmy Thackery

46. Hey Jose
• Ronnie Earl

47. Whammer Jammer
• J. Geils Band

48. Blues We Like
• B.B. King

49. Christo Redemptor
• Charlie Musselwhite

50. Hot Fingers
• Lonnie Johnson

51. The Screwdriver
• Earl Hooker

52. Tribal Dance
• Fleetwood Mac/Peter Green

53. Dirty Girl
• Jimmie Vaughan

54. Really
• Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper

55. Old Time Sake
• Guitar Shorty

56. Scuttle Buttin'
• Stevie Ray Vaughan

57. The Deacon's Hop
• Big Jay McNeely

58. Z Rider
• Sonny Landreth

59. Blues For Otis Rush
• Ronnie Earl

60. Roy's Blues
• Jimmy Thackery

61. Blues In D Natural
• Earl Hooker

62. Harlem Nocturne
• Charlie Musselwhite

63. Driven' Slow
• Johnny London

64. Night Train
• Jimmy Forrest

65. Apollo Jump
• Lucky Millinder

66. Screamin'
• Paul Butterfield Blues Band

67. Extra Jimmies
• The Fabulous Thunderbirds

68. Torqueflite 727
• James Harman

69. Hot & Heavy
• Earl Hooker

70. Sittin' On Top Of The World
• Rod Price

71. Dockside Boogie
• Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown

72. T-Bone Shuffle
• Duke Robilliard

73. Aint That Dandy
• Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown

74. Down at J.J's
• Anson Funderburgh

75. Easy
• Jimmy & Walter

76. Messin Round With The Blues
• Earl Hooker

77. Little Johnny Lee
• Ronnie Earl

78. A Handfull of Riffs
• Lonnie Johnson

79. Blues For Nothing
• Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper

80. Spann's Stomp
• Otis Spann

81. Jigsaw Puzzle Blues
• Fleetwood Mac

82. Cold Feet
• Albert King

83. The Clock Strikes Twelve
• Bo Diddley

84. Evan's Shuffle
• Muddy Waters

85. Off The Wall
• Little Walter

86. The Late Frieght Twist
• Johnny Guitar Watson

87. Overall Junction
• Albert King

88. Stop
• Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper

89. Boogie In The Dark
• Jimmy Reed

90. Cincinnati Flow Rag
• Rev. Gary Davis

91. House Rent Stomp
• Big Bill Broonzy

92. Homesick's Shuffle
• Homesick James

93. The Creeper Returns
• Little Sonny

94. Jukebox Shuffle
• Lowell Fulsom

95. Blues After Hours
• Pee Wee Crayton

96. Cole Slaw
• Frank Culley

97. Mellow Blues
• Sonny Thompson

98. Blues For The Red Boy
• Todd Rhodes

99. Long Gone
• Sonny Thompson

100. Dark Was The Night
• Blind Willie Johnson
T-Bone Walker
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Albert King

Last Updated: 2005-05-02
Newly added names are in Red