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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Jimmy Evans (by Dick Grant)

by Dick Grant with acknowledgements to Jimmy Evans, Ronnie Hawkins, Mack Self, Al Turner, Phil Tricker & Dave Travis, Kent Heineman
Story & Session Discography Originally Appeared In Roll Street Journal #9 In 1984.
SESSIONS
Late 1955 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (James G. “Jimmy” Evans [vcl/rh gt], James Ray “Jimmy” Paulman [ld gt], Robert “Bob” Wilhite [steel], George Paulman [bass], James “Jimmy” Van Eaton [drums], James “Jimmy” Wilson [piano]. Producer: Sam. C. Phillips)
001 NO MORE Sun unissued
002 HAWAIIAN WEDDING DAY Sun unissued
“HAWAIIAN WEDDING DAY” also known as “HAWAIIAN HONEYMOON”; Memphis Recording Service also known as Sun Studio
ca 1 February 1956 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Therlow Brown [ld gt], Stanley “Stan” Kesler” [steel], Jimmy Evans [hmny vcl-1/bass], John “Johnny” Bernero [drums-3], William “Bill” Cantrell [fiddle-2])
000 EASY TO LOVE -2-3 Sun unissued/Bear Family BFX-15211
000 –take 1 GOIN’ CRAZY Sun unissued/Charly CFM-509 Charly/Sun LP-1016 Sun Box 106 Disky Memphis CD-03 Charly CPCD-8099 CPCD-8181 Gee Dee Music CD-270130 Dressed To Kill/BMG-DTKBOX-66 Bear Family BCD-16519 [take -2] Bear Family BFX-15211 Gee Dee Music CD-270130 Bear Family BCD-16519
000 MAD AT YOU -1 Sun unissued
CHARLY CFM-509 HILLBILLY ROCK (UK, February 1982); CHARLY/SUN LP-1016 GOOD OLE MEMPHIS COUNTRY (UK, 1983); BEAR FAMILY BFX-15211 SUN: THE COUNTRY YEARS (GER, 1986); SUN BOX 106 SUN: THE ROCKING YEARS (UK, 1987); DISKY MEMPHIS CD-03 THE ULTIMATE MEMPHIS ROCKABILLY COLLECTION, Vol.1 (NED, 1993); CHARLY CPCD-8099 ESSENTIAL SUN ROCKABILLIES, Vol.1 (UK, 1995); CHARLY CPCD-8181 SUN HILLBILLY (UK, 1996); DRESSED TO KILL/BMG DTKBOX-66 THE SUN GODS (1999)
Spring 1956 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (James G. Evans [vcl/rh gt], Jimmy Paulman [ld gt], Bob Wilhite [steel], George Paulman [bass], Jimmy Van Eaton [drums], Jimmy Wilson [piano]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
003 MY LATEST RELEASE IS YOU MY DARLING Sun unissued
004 GUITAR JIM, I’M TALL AND SLIM Sun unissued
005 CALL ME MISTER LONESOME Sun unissued
summer 1956 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Jenkins and His Rock Housers (Harold “Conway Twitty” Jenkins [vcl/rh gt], Jimmy Ray “Luke” Paulman [gt], Wiliam “Bill” Harris or Jimmy Evans [bass], William “Billy” Weir [drums]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
000 ROCK HOUSE Sun unissued/BCD 16112 MCA4D-11095 Charly CPCD-8161 Boot 10 706 Bop-A-Rama LP-002 Dressed To Kill/BMG DTKBOX-66
000 LONG BLACK TRAIN Sun unissued
BOOT LP- 706 MEMPHIS BOP (1998); BOP-A-RAMA LP-002 BIG NOISE FROM THE PLANET BOP, Vol.2 (UK, 1998)
16 November 1956 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Jenkins and His Rock Housers (Conway Twitty [vcl/rh gt], Luke Paulman [gt], Bill Harris or Jimmy Evans [bass], Billy Weir [drums], Martin Willis [tnr sax]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
000 1st master/takes 1-3 CRAZY DREAMS Sun unissued/BFX-15174 BCD-16112
000 2nd master/take -3 CRAZY DREAMS Sun unissued/BFX-15174 BCD-16112
000 3rd master/take-2 CRAZY DREAMS Sun unissued/BFX-15174 BCD-16112 Birchmount BM-116 BM-587 Pickwick SPC-3360, Charly CFM-507 Rounder SS-37 AVI CD-5019 Memphis CD-7033
000 take-1 GIVE ME SOME LOVE Sun unissued/BFX-15174 BCD-16112 Birchmount BM-116 BM-587 Teenage Heaven TH-576 Charly CR-30128 Charly CFM-508 Charly CD-36 J!mco CD-89194 Hallmark CD-307972 BCD-16112 Rounder CD-33 Pulse PBX-336 Select CD-586
000 take-2 GIVE ME SOME LOVE Sun unissued/BFX-15174 BCD-16112 BCD-16670
000 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ KISS Sun unissued/SPC-3360 Charly/Sun LP-1021 BFX-15174 Sun Box 106 Charly CD-36 J!mco JICK-89194, Charly CPCD-8236 Polydor 314-511 464-2 BCD-16112 BCD-16311
BIRCHMOUNT BM-587 BORN TO BE A COUNTRY BOY (CAN); PICKWICK SPC-3360 CONWAY TWITTY- SHAKE IT UP (1975); TEENAGE HEAVEN TH-576 COUNTRY ROCKERS, Vol.3. GOIN’ WILD (1976); CHARLY CR-30128 UN-THE ROOTS OF ROCK, Vol.13 ROCKABILLY SUNDOWN (UK,August 1977); CHARLY CFM-507 TENNESSEE STOMP (UK, February 1982); CHARLY CFM-508 DIXIE BOP (February 1982); BEAR FAMILY BFX-15174 CONWAY TWITTY-ROCK ‘N’ ROLL YEARS (GER,1985); ROUNDER SS-37 SUN ROCKABILLY-THE CLASSIC RECORDINGS (1990); AVI CD-5019 ROCK BOPPIN’ BABY: SUN ROCKABILLY, Vol.3 (1996); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16112 CONWAY TWITTY-ROCK ‘N’ ROLL YEARS (GER,1997); HALLMARK CD-307972 KINGS OF ROCKABILLY (1997); CHARLY CPCD-8236 ESSENTIAL SUN ROCKABILLY, Vol.4 (UK,1997); MEMPHIS CD-7033 THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE ELVIS: VOCAL CLONES, Vol.1.; PULSE PBX-336 THE LEGENDARY SUN RECORD STORY (UK, 2000); SELECT CD-586 RED HOT: THE BEST OF SUN ROCKABILLY (2001); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16670 CONWAY ROCKS (GER, June 16, 2003); ROUNDER CD-37 SUN ROCKABILLY
31 December 1956 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Jenkins and His Rock Housers (Conway Twitty [vcl/rh gt], Luke Paulman [gt], Bill Harris or Jimmy Evans [bass], Billy Weir [drums]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
000 JUST IN TIME Sun unissued/Charly CR-30104 BFX-15174 BFX-15211 CPCD-8099 DTKBOX-66 BCD-16112
000 takes-1/4 BORN TO SING THE BLUES Sun unissued/Charly CFM-507 Charly CPCD-8352 Sun SUN-120 BFX15174 BCD-16112
The recording “JUST IN TIME” was originally filed under WARREN SMITH and released as “BLUE DAYS, SLEEPLESS NIGHTS” on CHARLY CR-30104. It is actually a demo that HAROLD JENKINS cut for submission to THE BROWNS who eventually recorded it for RCA VICTOR in 1958.
SUN SUN-120 MEMPHIS COUNTRY (1970)
21 January 1957 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Jenkins and His Rock Housers (Conway Twitty [vcl/rh gt], Luke Paulman [gt], Bill Harris or Jimmy Evans [bass], Billy Weir [drums]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
000 take-5 BORN TO SING THE BLUES Sun unissued/SPC-3360 Birchmount BM-116 Birchmount BM-587 Charly CFM-507, Bear Family BFX-15174 BCD-16112 Polydor 314-511 464-2
POLYDOR 314-511 464-2 THE BEST OF CONWAY TWITTY, Vol.1 (October 8, 1991)
early 1957 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Jenkins and His Rock Housers (Conway Twitty [vcl/rh gt], Luke Paulman [gt], Bill Harris or Jimmy Evans [bass], Billy Weir [drums]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
000 JIM DANDY Sun unissued
000 LAWDY MISS CLAWDY Sun unissued/Demand DS-0020 Accord SN-7167
000 BABY, LET’S PLAY HOUSE Sun unissued
DEMAND DS-0020 GREAT CONWAY TWITTY (1972); ACCORD SN-7167 CONWAY TWITTY-EARLY FAVORITES (1980)
1957 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Therlow Brown [ld gt], Stan Kesler” [steel], Jimmy Evans [bass], prob. W.S. “Fluke” Holland or Jimmy Van Eaton [drums]. Producer: Jack Clement)
000 U-256 EASY TO LOVE Sun 273/Charly CR-30104 BFX-15211 Gee Dee Music CD-270130 Disky DCD-5201 BCD-16519 PROPERBOX 143
000 U-257 EVERYDAY Sun 273/BFX-15211 DCD-5201 BCD-16519 PROPERBOX 143
CHARLY CR-30104 SUN-THE ROOTS OF ROCK, Vol.4 COTTON CITY COUNTRY (UK, 1976); GEE DEE MUSIC CD-270130 VIBRATE: MACK SELF (GER, 1997); DISKY DCD-5201 ULTIMATE SUN COUNTRY COLLECTION (NED); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16519 EASY TO LOVE: THE SUN YEARS PLUS:MACK SELF (GER, 2007); PROPER PROPERBOX 143 ROCKIN’ MEMPHIS (UK, 2008)
13 March 1957 Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Conway Twitty (Conway Twitty [vcl/rh gt], Jimmy Ray Paulman [ld gt], Jimmy Evans [bass], Billy Weir [drums], poss. Martin Willis [tnr sax] + vocal chorus. Producer: Robert “Bobby” Shad)
000 YW-14915 MAYBE BABY Mercury 71148/Pickwick SPC-3360 BFX-15174 Club LP-009 BCD-16112 Big Tone BTCD-6002 Pan American CD-56006
000 YW-14916 SHAKE IT UP 71148/Pickwick SPC-3360 BFX-15174 BCD-16112 BTCD-6002 CD-56001
000 YW-14917 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ 71086/Union Pacific UP-004 SPC-3360 Franklin Mint FMRS-CW-053 BFX-15174 Big Tone BTCD-6000 BCD-16112 MCA MCA4D-11095
000 YW-14918 BORN TO SING THE BLUES 71086/Union Pacific UP-004 SPC-3360 Phonogram 6336 257 6463 083 BTCD-5704 BFX-15174 BTCD-6000 BCD-16112
UNION PACIC UP-004 TRANSFUSION: RAVE FROM THE GRAVE, BLAST FROM THE PAST, Vol.1 (UK, 1974); PHONOGRAM 6336 257 MERCURY ROCKABILLIES (UK, 1975); PHONOGRAM 6463 083 MERCURY ROCKABILLIES (UK, 1981); FRANLKIN MINT FMRS-CW-053 ROCKABILLY (1983); BIG TONE BTCD-5704 MERCURY ROCKABILLIES AND LOUISIANA ROCK ‘N’ ROLL (1993); CLUB LP-009 GRAB THIS AND DANCE, Vol.9. (UK, 1993); MCA MCA4D-11095 CONWAY TWITTY COLLECTION (September 27, 1994); BIG TONE BTCD-6002 MERCURY ROCKABILLY, Vol.2; PAN AMERICAN CD-56001 MY LOVIN’ BABY (SUI); PAN AMERICAN CD-56006 I NEED A MAN (SUI)
28 March 1957 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Therlow Brown [ld gt], Jimmy Ray Paulman [rh gt], Stan Kesler [steel], Jimmy Evans [hmny vcl-1/bass], Jimmy Van Eaton [drums]. Producer: Jack Clement)
000 EVERYDAY Sun unissued/Gee Dee Music CD-270130 BCD-16519
000 P-359 MAD AT YOU -1 Phillips International PI-3548/Charly CR-30124 Phonogram 6467 027 Bellaphon BLP 22013 001 Charly CR-30124 CR-30161 LP-10019 Charly/Sun LP-1031BFX-15211 CD-270130 [alt.] Sun Box 106 CPCD-8317 BCD-16519
The harmony vocal on “MAD AT YOU” was originally attributed to CHARLIE FEATHERS on all releases except BEAR FAMILY BFX-15211 and SUN BOX 106. PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL PI-3548 released 15th September 1959. PHONOGRAM 6467 027 SUN ROCKABILLYS, Vol.2 - CARRYIN’ ON (UK, 1973); BELLAPHON BLP 220 13-001 SUN ROCKABILLIES, Vol.2. CARRYIN’ ON (GER, 1974); CHARLY CR-30124 THE BEST OF SUN ROCKABILLY, Vol.2. (UK, August 1977); CHARLY CR-30161 ROCKABILLY’S MAIN MAN: CHARLIE FEATHERS (UK, 1979); CHARLY LP-10019 THE BEST OF SUN ROCKABILLY, Vol.2 (UK, 1984); CHARLY/SUN LP-1031 COUNTRY ROCK (UK, 1985); CHARLY CPCD-8317 ESSENTIAL SUN ROCKABILLIES, Vol.5 (UK, 1998)
24 October 1957 Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Conway Twitty (Conway Twitty [vcl/rh gt], Jimmy Ray Paulman [ld gt], Jimmy Evans [bass], Billy Weir [drums], Martin Willis [tnr sax]. Producer: Robert “Bobby” Shad)
000 YW-15976 GOLLY GOSH OH GEE Mercury unissued/Pickwick SPC-3360 BFX-15174 BCD-16112
000 YW-15977 DOUBLE TALK 71384/SPC-3360 BFX-15174 BCD-16112
000 YW-15978 WHY CAN’T I GET THROUGH TO YOU 71384/SPC-3360 BFX-15174 BCD-16112
4 January 1958 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Therlow Brown [ld gt-1], Roland Janes [ld gt-2], Jimmy Evans or Stan Kesler or Billy Lee Riley [bass], Jimmy Van Eaton [drums-4], W.S. “Fluke” Holland [drums-5], Jimmy Wilson [piano-3]. Producer: Jack Clement)
000 I VIBRATE -1-4 Sun unissued/Charly CR-30128 CR-30138 CFM-509 CD-36 BFX-15211 Disky Memphis CD-03Vladimir Twist VTR-6902 J!mco JICK-89194 Charly CPCD-8161 CD-270130 Dressed To Kill/BMG DTKBOX-66 BCD-16311 SAAR CD-2 Star Club CD-5060102 Bear Family BCD-16519
000 LITTLE ONE -1-2-3-5 Sun unissued/BFX-15211 CD-270130 BCD-16519
CHARLY CR-30138 ROCKABILLY RULES, OK? (UK, April 1978); CHARLY CD-36 THE BEST OF SUN ROCKABILLY, Vol.2. (UK, 1986); J!MCO JICK-89194 BEST OF SUN ROCKABILLY, Vol.2. (JAP, 1994); VLADIMIR TWIST VTR-6902 LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, Vol.2 (1995.); CHARLY CPCD-8161 ESSENTIAL SUN ROCKABILLIES, Vol.3 (UK, 1996); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16311 THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT, Vol.16-ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF SUN RECORDS (GER, 1999); SAAR CD-2 THE BEST OF SUN, Vol.2 (ITA, 2000); STAR CLUB CD-5060102 TEEN-AGE BOP! (SWE, 2002)
October 1958 Erwin Recording Studio, 625 Chelsea Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (aka J.E.-1) (Jimmy Evans [vcl.rh gt], Carl Simmons [ld gt], Jesse Carter [bass], Jimmy Van Eaton [drums], Jimmy Wilson [piano]. Producer: Marshall E.Ellis)
006 C 491A I JUST DON’T LOVE YOU Clearmont C-502/Caveman Records Supersonic Sound C-502 Magnum Force MFLP-060
007 C 491B/E-222 THE JOINT’S REALLY JUMPIN’ -1 Clearmont C-502/Caveman Records Supersonic Sound C-502 Erwin E-700 Collector CLS-2303 Redita RLP-102 Sunjay SJLP-568 Ace CHCD-191 Chief CCD-1156510 Stomper Time STCD-3 Rockhouse RHCD-9409 Eagle EA-R-90200 Buffalo Bop CD-55098 Fed CD-12 Mustang MUST-16 Stomper Time STCD-15
CAVEMAN RECORDS SUPERSONIC SOUND C-502, bootleg, Address on label Wolf Lake, Ill. The flipside of ERWIN E-700 is by RAY SCOTT. COLLECTOR CLS-2303 SUPER ROCK AND ROLL, PART C (NED,1975); REDITA RLP-102 (2nd Series) ROCK FROM MEMPHIS (NED, 1978); ACE CH-167 MEMPHIS ROCKABILLY (UK, 1986); SUNJAY SJLP-568 MEMPHIS ROCKABILLY (SWE, 1986); MAGNUM FORCE MFLP-060 RED HOT (MEMPHIS) ROCKABILLY, Vol.5 (UK, 1988); ACE CHCD-191 ROCKABILLY SHAKEOUT (UK); STOMPER TIME STCD-3 THE LAST GREAT ROCKABILLY SATURDAY NIGHT (UK, 1993); CHIEF CCD-1156510 ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY’S, Vol.10 (NED, 1993); ROCKHOUSE RHCD-9409 ROCK IT: 32 AUTHENTIC R & R AND ROCKABILLY SHAKERS (NED, 1994); EAGLE EA-R-90200 THE CHICKEN ARE ROCKIN’ Vol.1. (GER, 1995); BUFFALO BOP CD-55098 ROCKABILLY CATS (GER, 2001); FED CD-12 THE FED STORY, Vol.12. (NOR); MUSTANG MUST-16 CAT MUSIC; STOMPER TIME STCD-15 MEMPHIS ROCKABILLIES, HILLBILLIES & HONKY TONKERS, Vol.2 (UK, 2002)
15 August 1959 Memphis Recording Service, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Therlow Brown or Roland Janes [ld gt], Roland Eaton [rh gt], Jimmy Evans or Stan Kesler [bass], Jimmy Van Eaton or Charlie Cameron [drums], Jimmy Wilson [piano], Martin Willis or Ace Cannon [ten sx]. Producer: Ernest Barton)
000 P-360 WILLIE BROWN Phillips Int. PI-3548/Charly CR-30128 Bear Family BFX-15211 Charly /Sun LP-1037 CD-270130 Charly CPCD-8352 BCD-16519
CHARLY/SIN LP-1037 AFTER THE HOP (UK, 1986); CHARLY CPCD-8352 ESSENTIAL SUN ROCKABILLIES, Vol.6 (UK, 1999)
16 September 1959 [demo session] Bell Sound Studios, 237 W, 54th St., New York City – Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks (Ronnie Hawkins [vcl-1], Fred Carter Jr. [ld gt/vcl-2], Jimmy Ray Paulman [rh gt/vcl-3], Jimmy Evans [bass], Levon Helm [drums])
000 CATHY JEAN -1 Sequel NED CD-266
000 LOOK FOR LOVE -2 NED CD-266
000 LOVE IT UP -2 NED CD-266
000 MY HEART CRIES -2 NED CD-266
000 THE C-RIFF ROCK –instr.- NED CD-266 Canadian CAN-2307b
000 HAYRIDE -3 NED CD-266
000 LIGHT IN YOUR WINDOW NED CD-266
000 YOUR LOVE IS WHAT I NEED NED CD-266
SEQUEL NED CD-266 THE ROULETTE YEARS (UK, 1994); CANADIAN CAN-2307b RARE INSTRUMENTALS, Vol.7. (CAN, 2005)
26 October 1959 Bell Sound Studios, 237 W, 54th St., New York City – Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks (Ronnie Hawkins [vcl], Fred Carter Jr. [ld gt], Jimmy Ray Paulman [rh gt], Jimmy Evans [bass], Levon Helm [drums], Ed Burks [percussion], ? [organ] + vocal chorus)
000 14553 BABY JEAN Roulette SR-25102 Bellaphon BI-1569 Pye NSPL-28238 Jan/Star Club 33-8032 Rhino R2-70966 Sequel CD-266 Collectables CD-6221 Fed CD-08 Alley Music AMCD-002 Bear Family BCD-16873
000 14554 SOUTHERN LOVE Roulette R-4209 Apex 76623 Columbia DB-4412/SR-25102 Bellaphon BI-1569 Jan/Star Club 33-8032 Sequel CD-266 Collectables CD-6221 Bear Family BCD-16873
000 14555 SOMEONE LIKE YOU Roulette SR-25102 Bellaphon BI-1569 Jan/Star Club 33-8032 Sequel CD-266 Collectables CD-6221
000 14556 HEY BOBA LOU SR-25102 BI-1569 33-8032 CD-266 COL-CD-6221 BCD-16873
000 14557 HAYRIDE R-4249/SR-25102 BI-1569 33-8032 CD-266 COL-CD-6221 BCD-16873
000 14558 LOVE ME LIKE YOU CAN R-4209 Apex 76623 Columbia DB-4412/SR-25102, BI-1569 CD-266 COL-CD-6221
000 14559 YOU CHEATED YOU LIED SR-25102 BI-1569 CD-266 COL-CD-6221 Fed CD-08
000 14560 DREAMS DO COME TRUE SR-25102 BI-1569 CD-266 COL- CD-6221
ROULETTE R-4209 released November 1959, reviewed in Billboard ‘Pop’ 30th November 1959; APEX 76623 released in Canada 1960, COLUMBIA DB-4412 released in the United Kingdom 1960; ROULETTE R-4249 released 1960 in both the USA & Canada; ROULETTE R-4249 was released with alternate flipsides; ROULETTE R-4249 reviewed in Billboard ‘Pop’ 18th April 1960.
ROULETTE SR-25102 MR. DYNAMO (USA & CAN, February 29, 1960, reissued as LP-2512 in stereo, 1993); BELLAPHON BI-1569 ROCK STORY, Vol.2. - RONNIE HAWKINS & THE HAWKS (GER, 1970); PYE NSPL-28238 ROCKIN’ RONNIE HAWKINS (UK,1978); JAN/STAR CLUB 33-8032 THE ROCKIN’ REBEL (SWE, 1989); RHINO R2-70966 THE BEST OF RONNIE HAWKINS & THE HAWKS (1990); COLLECTABLES COL-CD-6221 MR. DYNAMO AND THE SONGS OF HANK WILLIAMS (1998); ALLEY MUSIC AMCD-002 SWING, JIVE, & STROLL; FED CD-08 THE FED STORY, Vol.8 (NOR); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16873 RONNIE ROCKS (GER, February 2008)

November 1959 Bell Sound Studios, 237 W, 54th St., New York City – Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks (Ronnie Hawkins [vcl], Fred Carter Jr. [ld gt], Jimmy Ray Paulman [rh gt], Jimmy Evans [bass], Levon Helm [drums], Ed Burks [percussion], ? [organ] + vocal chorus)
000 14630 LONELY HOURS Roulette R-4228 R-4249 DB-4442/SR-25102 BI-1569 Sequel CD-266 COL-CD-6221
000 14631 CLARA R-4228 R-4249 DB-4442/SR-25102 Bellaphon BI-1569 Rhino R2-70966 CD-266 COL-CD-6221 BCD-16873
000 14632 HONEY DON’T SR-25102 BI-1569 Pye NSPL-28238 Mode MD-9028 Jan/Star Club 33-8032 CD-266 BCD-16873
000 14633 SICK AND TIRED SR-25102 BI-1569 Mode MD-9028 Pye NSPL-28238 Rhino R2-70966 CD-266 COL-CD-6221 BCD-16873
ROULETTE R-4228 released in the USA February 1960, reviewed in Billboard ‘Pop’ 22nd February 1960; COLUMBIA DB-4442 released in the United Kingdom 1960; ROULETTE R-4249 released in Canada 1960 MODE MD-9028 ROCKIN’ RONNIE HAWKINS (FRA, 1979)
November 1959 Fernwood Recording Studio, 297 North Main Street, Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans & Jesters (Jimmy Evans [vcl/ld gt], Elmer Leslie [bass], W.S. “Fluke” Holland [drums], Ed Burks [piano], Pat Opry [tnr sax], Blaine Curtis [alto sax] + vocal chorus [-1]. Producer: Stan Kesler)
008 122 SINCE YOUR GONE Shimmy 1054
009 123 MESSY BESSY (MY GIRL’S NAME) -1 1054/Collector CLS-2303 White Label WLP-8918 Dee Jay DJCD-55118 Rockhouse RHCD-9409
DEE JAY DJCD-55118 TEEN SCENE!, Vol.6 (GER)
1959 Royal Recording Studio, Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt], Jimmy Ray Paulman [ld gt], Levon Helm [drums], Willard “Pop” Jones [piano]. Producer: Winfield Scott “Scotty” Moore)
010 IN MY ADOBE HACIENDA Hi unissued
011 CHEYENNE unissued
Early 1960 Fernwood Recording Studio, 297 North Main Street, Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt], Roland Janes [ld gt] + unknown musicians. Producer: Jack Clement)
012 WHERE’S MY LOVE TONIGHT Fernwood unissued
013 IF YOU’LL BE MY GIRL Fernwood unissued
014 LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS HERE I COME Fernwood unissued
015 Unknown Title Fernwood unissued
1960 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Jimmy Evans [bass] + unknown musicians. Producer: Stan Kesler)
000 take -1 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES Phillips Int. Unissued/ Gee Dee Music CD-270130 BCD-16519 [take-2] unissued
000 BREAKING NEW GROUND unissued/Gee Dee Music CD-270130 BCD-16519
1961 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (unknown musicians)
016 IT WON’T HAPPEN TO ME Phillips Int. unissued
017 Unknown Title unissued
1962 Erwin Recording Studio, 625 Chelsea Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (unknown musicians)
018 take-1 THE J-E TWIST Erwin unissued/White Label WLP-8918 Magnum Force MFLP-062 Rockhouse RHCD-9409 [take-2] Rockhouse RHCD-9409
019 RAKIN’ AND SCRAPIN’ unissued
020 EENY MEANY MINY MO unissued
MAGNUM FORCE MFLP-062 RED HOT (MEMPHIS) ROCKABILLY, Vol.6 (UK, 1988)
Summer 1962 GRC Recording Studio, Monroe, LA – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/ld gt/bass], Jimmy Ray Paulman [rh gt], Paul Westbrook [drums], Ed Catawas [piano-3/organ-4], Miro Ferrisee [tnr sax]. Producer: Robert “Bob” Gatlin)
021 NIGHT OF THE PROM -3 GRC 104
022 DOGGIN’ USA -4 104
ca September 1962 American Sound Studio, 827 Thomas St.,Memphis, TN – Mack Self (Mack Self [vcl/rh gt], Red Baker [ld gt], Jimmy Evans [rh gt], William “Billy” Self [bass], Herbert “Herb” Phyron [drums]. Producer: Chips Moman)
000 THAT MEXICAN LIMBO Zone 1062/Gee Dee Music CD-270130 BCD-16519
000 YOU PUT THOSE TEARS IN MY EYES Zone 1062/Gee Dee Music CD-270130 BCD-16519
ZONE 1062 released October 1962, reviewed in Billboard 17th November 1962.
1964 Sonic Sound Studio, Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt], C.W. Gatlin [ld gt], Aubrey Rice [steel], Richard “Dickie” Huffman [drums]. Producer: Roland Janes)
023 SUSPICION River R-500
024 FOOLED AGAIN R-500
7 April 1965 Sonic Sound Studio, Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt], C.W. Gatlin [ld gt], Aubrey Rice [steel], Billy Self [bass], Richard “Dickie” Huffman [drums])
025 WELCOME HOME, NOBODY’S IN Ara unissued
026 MISERY LOVES COMPANY unissued
1966 Sonic Sound Studio, Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt], Aubrey Rice [steel], Billy Self [bass], Richard “Dickie” Huffman [drums], Robert “Bobby” Irwin [piano]. Producer: Shelby Smith)
027 18455/R-221 GIVE ME ONE MORE CHANCE Rebel Ace 737/Rundell RUN-010 Stomper Time STCD-16
028 18456/R-222 CALL ME MISTER LONESOME Rebel Ace 737/White Label WLP-8918 Stomper Time STCD-16
R-737A/R-737B
029 18456/R-220 DUDLEY DO-RITE Rebel Ace 737/White Label WLP-8918 Stomper Time STCD-16
WHITE LABEL WLP-8918 MEMPHIS ROCK & ROLL CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, Vol.5 (NED, 1987); RUNDELL RUN-010 REBEL & REBEL ACE LABEL COLLECTION (GER, 1990); STOMPER TIME STCD-16 MEMPHIS ROCKABILLIES, HILLBILLIES & HONKY TONKERS, Vol.3 (UK, 2002)
ca 1966 Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans with Doug Stone’s Band
030 Untitled Instrumental unissued
1966 Sonic Sound Studio, Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Wilma New (Wilma New [vcl], ? [ld gt], Mack Self [hmny vcl-1/rh gt], Earl Logan [steel], Jimmy Evans [bass], ? [drums], Billy Mack [fiddle]. Producer: M. Blake)
000 IT’S TOO LATE NOW Blake 2-209
000 IT’S TIME TO CRY -1 2-209
1972 Jace Recording Studio, San Antonio, TX – Jimmy G. Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl], ? [hmny vcl-1], Gerald “Jerry” Brennan [steel] + members of Johnny Bush Band)
031 BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND DAWN Rivertown RTR-101
032 TURN OUT THE LIGHTS PULL DOWN THE BLINDS RTR-101
9 July 1972 Texas Sound Studio, San Antonio, TX – Jimmy Evans (unknown musicians. Producers: Jeff Smith & Jo Shepherd)
033 TSS-720907A MR. BLUES Rivertown RTR-102
034 TSS-720907B TOP TEN CHART OF LONELY HEARTS RTR-102
1974 Texas Sound Studio, San Antonio, TX – Jimmy Evans (unknown musicians. Producers: Jeff Smith)
035 SUGARLAND EXPRESS Rivertown unissued
036 unknown title Rivertown unissued
037 unknown title Rivertown unissued
038 unknown title Rivertown unissued
1979 Oakride Recording Studio, Fort Worth, TX – Jimmy Evans aka Lattie Lane (Jimmy Evans [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Jo Shepherd)
039 NASHVILLE WOMAN Rivertown RTR-103
040 UNTILL RTR-103
1979 Nugget Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Jimmy Dale Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl], Fred Carter Jr. [ld gt], Hal Rugg [steel], Joe Osborne [bass], Randy Goodron [piano])
041 LEAVING ALBUQUERQUE Twin TR-11982
042 LOVE DON’T DIE EASY unissued
043 DOWN N’ OUT-BUSTED unissued
044 Unknown Title unissued
9 November 1982 American Sound Studio, 827 Thomas St., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Dale Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/ld gt-1/rh gt-2/bass-3], Skeets Seaton [drums]. The Beach Boys [overdubbed bck vcl-4]. Producer: William “Bill” Glore)
045 PINK CADILLAC -1-2-3 Twin TR-11982/White Label WLP-8918 Rockhouse RHCD-9409 Eagle EA-R- 90205 Stomper Time STCD-8, Stomper Time STCD-21
046 PINK CADILLAC -4 Twin unissued/Stomper Time STCD-21
EAGLE EA-R-90205 CHICKEN ROCK-ROCKIN’ AROUND THE MOUNTAIN (GER, 1995); STOMPER TIME STCD-8 THE LAST GREAT ROCKABILLY SATURDAY NIGHT, Vol.2 (UK, 1998); STOMPER TIME STCD-21 MEMPHIS ROCKABILLIES, HILLBILLIES & HONKY TONKERS, Vol.5 (UK, 2006)
1983 American Sound Studio, 827 Thomas St., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Dale Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/ld gt-1/rh gt], C.W. Gatlin [ld gt-2], Glen Rice [steel], Byron Snyder [bass], Tommy Gatlin [drums], Jim Allen [piano]. Producer: R. May)
047 MEMPHIS 1955 -1 Rivertown RTR-1028/Jag JAG-9 Stomper Time STCD-21
048 IF IT’S LOVE -2 Rivertown RTR-1028
1980s poss. American Sound Studio, 827 Thomas St., Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Producer: Bill Glore)
049 YOU TELL ME BABY unissued
050 WORDS SOFTLY SPOKEN unissued
051 JOHN’S PLACE Stomper Time STCD-21
052 LITTLE SUZIE Stomper Time STCD-21
053 I HATE TO SAY GOODBYE (1st Version) unissued
054 I HATE TO SAY GOODBYE (2nd Version-Chorus) unissued
055 I HATE TO SAY GOODBYE STCD-21
056 MY HEART BELONGS TO YOU unissued
057 WHAT AM I GONNA DO STCD-21
058 JOHNNY B. GOODE STCD-21
059 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY unissued
060 PLEASE SAY YOU’LL FORGIVE ME unissued
061 FROM CLASSROOMS TO BARROOMS unissued
062 YOU REAP JUST WHAT YOU SOW unissued
063 ONE MORE LONELY DAY unissued
064 LONELY TEARS TO AN OLD MAN’S EYES (1st Version) unissued
065 LONELY TEARS TO AN OLD MAN’S EYES (2nd Version) unissued
066 ARKANSAS IS CALLING ME unissued
067 THERE’S A WOMAN BEHIND EVERY GOOD MAN unissued
068 TENDER WOMAN (1st Version) unissued
069 TENDER WOMAN (2nd Version) unissued
070 LONELINESS BEGINS TO MAKE ME CRY unissued
071 706 UNION AVENUE BREAKDOWN Stomper Time STCD-21
072 FROM THIS MOMENT ON unissued
073 IN THE ARMS OF A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN unissued
074 NO GOOD SALLY unissued
075 AMERICAN SOUND STOMP STCD-21
Unknown date Memphis, TN – Jimmy Dale Evans & Nola Cox (Producers: Jimmy Evans & Nola Cox)
076 YOU GAVE MY LIFE NEW MEANING Rivertown CW1D 1192
077 unknown title CW2D 1192
ca 2003 Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt/bass], Benjamin “Ben” Adler [ld gt/drums], Lee McAlpin [piano/keyboards]. Producers: Ben Adler, Lee McAlpin)
078 BACK IN BABY’S ARMS Jag JAG-9
079 TROUBLE ON THE LINE JAG-9
080 WHO’S IN THE HOUSE WITH YOU JAG-9
081 I’VE GOT MY OWN PIECE OF HEAVEN JAG-9
082 I GOT NOWHERE TO GO (BUT CRAZY) JAG-9
ca 2003 Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt/bass], Geoff Taggart [ld gt/bass/keyboards/drums/bck vcl]. Producers: Geoff Taggart)
083 COUNTRY BOY SINGING ROCK & ROLL Jag JAG-9
084 LIVE WIRE MAMA JAG-9
085 ARKANSAS’ BEEN ROCKIN’ JAG-9
086 BEGGIN’ FOR YOUR LOVE JAG-9
ca 2003 Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt/bass], Gary Adams [ld gt] + unknown musicians)
087 SPEND, SPEND, SPEND Jag JAG-9
Unknown date Memphis, TN – Jimmy Evans (Jimmy Evans [vcl/rh gt/bass], Don McAlpin [ld gt], David Pulse [rh gt], Clint Pulse/Roland Axe/Keith Sasser [bass], Phillip Taylor [drums], Lee McAlpin [piano/keyboards]. Producer: Lee McAlpin
088 DRIFTWOOD ON THE WATER Jag JAG-9
089 ROCKABILLY PARTY GOING ON JAG-9
090 SHE’S IN THE ARMS OF AN ANGEL JAG-9
091 I LOVE AMERICA, WHAT ABOUT YOU? JAG-9
092 HANG TUFF JAG-9
Discography is not complete – info on albums below missing

ALBUMS
Rivertown JAG-9 Arkansas’ Been Rockin’: Arkansas' Been Rockin'; Back In Baby's Arms; Trouble On The Line; Country Boy Singing Rock & Roll; Who's In The House With You; I've Got My Own Piece Of Heaven; Live Wire Mama; I've Got Nowhere To Go ( But Crazy); Driftwood On The Water; Rockabilly Party Goin' On; I Love America, What About You; Memphis 1955; She Spends, Spends, Spends; Begging For Your Love; She's In The Arms Of An Angel; Hang Tuff - 04
Need info on following albums:
Jimmy Evans-Back To My Roots
Jimmy Evans Sings Country
Jimmy Evans-Back Again With More Great Hits-The Jackson Sessions From Helena, Arkansas
Jimmy Evans-Rock-A-Billy Man

SINGLES
Clearmont (1958)
C-502 I Just Don’t Love You / The Joint’s Really Jumpin’
Shimmy (1959)
1054 Since Your Gone / Messy Bessy (My Girl’s Name) – 60
GRC (1962)
GRC-104 Night Of The Prom / Doggin’ USA - 62
River (1964)
R-5002 Suspicion River / Fooled Again - 64
Rebel Ace (1966)
737 Give Me One More Chance / Call Me Mister Lonesome - 66
737 Give Me One More Chance / Dudley Do-Rite -66 (2nd issue)
Rivertown (1972-79)
RTR-101 Between Midnight And Dawn / Turn Out The Lights Pull Down The Blinds - 72
RTR-102 Mr. Blues R/ Top Ten Chart Of Lonely Hearts - 72
RTR-103 Nashville Woman/ Untill – 79 aka Little Lane
Twin (1982)
TR-11982 Leaving Albuquerque / Pink Cadillac – 83
Rivertown (1983)
RTR-1028 Memphis 1955 / If It’s Love - 83 as Jimmy Dale Evans

Steve Bagsby

By Lillies Ohlsson
SESSIONS

2006 Steve Bagsby Studio, Lawrence, KS – Steve Bagsby (Steve Bagsby [vcl/steel/ld/rh gt/ fiddle/bass/banjo/drums/sax], David Bagsby [sumo vocals]. Producer Steve Bagsby)
001 TALAHINA HULA – instr. Esotericity 27
002 HANG YOUR HEAD IN SHAME Esotericity 27
003 LEGION HALL STRUT – instr. Esotericity 27
004 THE KIND OF LOVE - Esotericity 27
005 RUBBER DOLLY - instr. - Esotericity 27
006 MY DOG HAS YOUR DOG´S FLEAS – instr. - Esotericity 27
007 DAD TUNE - instr. - Esotericity 27
008 POOKALILY RAG - instr. - Esotericity 27
009 BREAKDOWN IN D – instr. - Esotericity 27
010 GRAND KID´S CHIMES - Esotericity 27

ALBUMS
Esotericity ESTCD-27 Talahina Hula: Talahina Hula; Hang Your Head In Shame; Legion Hall Strut; The Kind Of Love; Rubber Dolly; My Dog Has Your Dog´s Fleas; Dad Tune; Pookalily Rag; Breakdown In D; Grand Kid´s Chimes - 06

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.