Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.5 Viper Mad 3:05 1924-1938 Sidney Bechet DRG Records 838 032-2
1.5 Viper Mad 3:05 1924-1938 Sidney Bechet BBC Records (had undergone several name changes, see aliases) BBC CD 700
1.6 Viper Mad 3:02 The Chronological Classics: Sidney Bechet 1937-1938 Sidney Bechet Classics Records (compilations of the Chronological Series) 593
1.9 Viper Mad 3:04 Reefer Songs Various Artists Mojo Records (early blues/jazz reissues, active mid-90s) 302
1.5 Viper Mad 3:06 Sweet and Lowdown Various Artists Sony Classical SK 89019
1.5 Viper Mad 3:06 Sweet and Lowdown: Music From the Motion Picture Various Artists Sony Classical SK 89019
1.12 Viper Mad 3:05 Ken Burns Jazz: Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet Legacy (Legacy Recordings) CK 61441
1.12 Viper Mad 3:05 Ken Burns Jazz Sidney Bechet Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 61441
2.8 Viper Mad 3:03 Portrait Sidney Bechet Past Perfect (Infringing DE reissue label run by TIM The International Music Company AG) 205447-325
1.17 Viper Mad 3:03 Dope & Glory: Reefer Songs der 30er & 40er Jahre Various Artists Trikont TRIKONT US-0295
1.6 Viper Mad 3:03 The Ultimate 30s and 40s Reefer Songs Various Artists CD021
2.2 Viper Mad 3:07 Pre-War Classic Sides Sidney Bechet JSP Records JSP933A, JSP933B, JSP933C, JSP933D
1.8 Viper Mad 3:05 Reefer Blues: Vintage Songs About Marijuana, Vol. 1 Various Artists Grammercy Records CD-295
1.7 Viper Mad 3:04 Marijuana Madness: The Best of Reefer Songs 1927-1947 Various Artists Fuel Label Group (Terri Nunn and Berlin)
1.2 Viper Mad ?:?? Sweet Patootie / Viper Mad Sidney “Pops” Bechet with Noble Sissle's Swingsters Decca Records 7429
1.9 Viper Mad 3:03 Freight Train Blues Sidney Bechet
1.4 Viper Mad 3:01 What a Dream Sidney Bechet


clarinet: Sidney Bechet (1938-02-10)
trumpet: Clarence Brereton (1938-02-10)
drums: O'Neill Spencer (1938-02-10)
soprano saxophone: Sidney Bechet (1938-02-10)
guitar: Jimmy Miller (Jazz guitar player) (1938-02-10)
double bass: Jimmy Jones (Jazz bassist *NOT the pianist*) (1938-02-10)
piano: Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (1938-02-10)
tenor saxophone: Gil White (1938-02-10)
vocals: O'Neill Spencer (1938-02-10)
recording of: Viper Mad (1938-02-10)

Viper Mad

writer: Sidney Bechet
Mayer Williams