big sugar


1. Sleep In Late 03:21

2. Come Back Baby 03:44

3. Motherless Children 03:35

4. So Many Roads (For Clive) 05:27

5. Bemsha Swing 05:27

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Big Sugar Big Sugar Provogue – PRD 70522
Copyright: 1993 Netherlands

Notes: European issue of debut with 14 tracks and different run order. Missing “Stardust” and “‘Round Midnight” from the domestic release. Includes “Lets Talk It Over”, “Stop Breaking Down”, “Shot In The Dark” and “In My Time of Dying”.

Big Sugar Big Sugar Rough Trade 329.7052.2
Copyright: 1993 Germany

Notes: German release of debut.


Produced by Tom Treumuth and Big Sugar
Sleep in Late (D. Wall, A. Whiteman)
Come Back Baby (B. Arnold, arr. by G.Johnson)
Motherless Children (Traditional, arr. by G. Johnson)
So Many Roads – For Clive (Marshall Paul)
Bemsha Swing (Monk, Best)
Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael)
Groundhog Day (G. Johnson)
Just About Sunrise (G. Johnson)
Goodbye Train (G. Johnson)
Nowhere to Go (C. Linden)
‘Round Midnight (Monk)
Devil Got My Woman (Nehemiah James, arr. by G.Johnson)

Big Sugar Big Sugar Hypnotic / A&M – 713561005-2
Copyright: 1992 Canada

Notes: Self titled debut release; Gordie Johnson, Al Cross and Terry Wilkins with Patrick Ballantyne, David Wall, Molly Johnson and guests. Original 12 track release on Hypnotic/A&M later issued as Hypnotic/Bread & Butter distributed by A&M. 

Released January 1, 1992.