Sunday, January 3, 2016

Gene Davis



*1927 Advance, MO, +2000
3rd version

By Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Kent Heineman, Michel Ruppli, Rene Pavlik, Thieu Van De Vorst, Jim Loeesberg

SESSIONS


ca. July 1953 unknown - Gene Davis
001 6386 A BOY‘S PRAYER  4-Star X 77
002 6387 MY SWEETHEART  X 77
29 December 1955 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Gene Davis
003 K4021  TOMORROW′S HEARTACHES  King 45-4881/ Hydra BCK 27143
004 K4022  CRUISIN′ FOR A BRUISIN‘  45-4881/ Hydra BCK 27143
005 K4023  RIDE  45-4912/ Hydra BCK 27143   
006 K4024  SATAN’S DAUGHTER 45-4912 / Hydra BCK 27143  
July 1956 Master Recorders, 533 North Fairfax Ave., Hollywood, CA - Bo Davis (Gene (Bo) Davis [vcl/poss. vcl-2/gt], Eddie Cochran [vcl-2/ld gt], Jerry Capehart [vcl-3], Jesse Sailes [drums]) - Possibly Bo Davis: vocal on 'Latch On' - Jerry Capehart: vocal on 'Latch On'.
007 LET'S COAST AWHILE Crest 45-1027/ Hydra BCK 27143
008 DROWNING ALL MY SORROWS 45-1027/ Hydra BCK 27143
009 LATCH ON -1-2-3  unissued/ Hydra BCK 27143
21 March 1957 Memphis, TN - Gene Davis
010 K4136  SWEET VICTORY  45-5052
011 K4137  WHO¢LL DRY MY TEARS  45-5076
012 K4138  I WON’T TELL ANYBODY BUT MY LORD  45-5052/AL 1557
013 K4139  YOU’VE GOT TO MAKE THE WORLD BELIEVE  45-5076
AUDIO LAB AL 1557 A VARIETY OF COUNTRY SACRED SONGS (1960)
Spring 1958 unknown – Gene Davis/*Chuck and Gene (Chuck Miller and Gene Davis)
014 Δ23127 NO ROCKIN' AND ROLLIN'* R-Dell 45-107 Boogie Boy EP 105/ Hydra BCK 27143
015 Δ23128 CURFEW R-Dell 45-107 Boogie Boy EP 105/ Hydra BCK 27143
Late 1950s unknown – Gene Davis
016 ITSY WITSY BITSY ME –instr.-  Hydra BCK 27143
1959 unknown -  The Blockbusters
B01 FULL TIME BABY Antler 4006/ Hydra BCK 27143
B02 TONI'S TUNE  Antler 4006
B03 NOBODY TO LOVE 4008
B04 GOOD GOSH GOLLY 4008
Summer 1959 unknown – Gene Davis
017 BR-1217 THANKS Rosco 407 Boogie Boy EP 105/ Hydra BCK 27143
018 BR-1218 I'VE HAD IT, I'M THROUGH Rosco 407 Boogie Boy EP 105/ Hydra BCK 27143 Lucky COLR 606
LUCKY COLR 606 ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.6
11 March 1960 unknown – Gene Davis
019 574 MY ONLY PAPER Challenge 59091
020 575 STORY OF LOVE unissued
021 576 FACTS OF LIFE  Challenge 59091/ Hydra BCK 27143
022 577 BAD DAD Challenge unissued/Hollowbody 12003/ Hydra BCK 27143
Late 1960 unknown – Gene Davis
023 THE RAINS FELL Super Sonic 1001
024 A LITTLE BOY CRIED  Super Sonic 1001
Poss. early 1960s [prob. radio shows] unknown – Gene Davis
02401 TAKE IT AND GIT Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3  Hydra BCK 27143
02402 LET’S HAVE A PARTY Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3 Hydra BCK 27143
02403 MATCHBOX Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3  Hydra BCK 27143
02404 ROCKIN’ BLUES Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3 Hydra BCK 27143
02405 MULESKINNER BLUES Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3  Hydra BCK 27143
02406 I’VE GOT FIVE DOLLARS AND IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3  Hydra BCK 27143
02407 SANTA CLAUS IS BACK IN TOWN Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3
Poss. early 1960s [TV shows] unknown – Gene Davis/*Chuck and Gene
02408 WILDWOOD FLOWER Cal’s Coral CCLP 100
02409 I PULLED A BOO BOO* Cal’s Coral CCLP 100
Ca February 1963 unknown – Gene Davis (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
025 LB 1606 I WON’T COME WHILE HE’S THERE Liberty F-55562
026 LB 1607 TAKE A GOOD LOOK  Liberty F-55562/ Hydra BCK 27143
Late 1963 unknown – Gene Davis (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
027 LB 1786 I’LL TELL HER TOMORROW  F-55658/ Hydra BCK 27143
028 LB 1787 I’M IN THE BOOK F-55658
1964 unknown – Gene Davis and His Star Routers
029 NIGHT CLUB ROMEO Toppa T-5670
030 I'LL CALL YOU Toppa T-5670
031 HOLD ON TO YOUR MEMORIES Toppa T-5670 GVC-490
032 WHEN HE LETS HER FORGET Toppa 1110/T-5670 Hydra BCK 27143
033 STAND UP AND SMILE Toppa T-5670
034 HAVE A BIG CRY Toppa T-5670 GVC-490
035 THAT FIRST MISTAKE Toppa T-5670
036 A 100 YEARS FROM NOW Toppa T-5670
037 ONE LOVE TO GIVE Toppa T-5670
038 THERES A WORLD OUT THERE Toppa T-5670
039 I THINK I'D BETTER TAKE YOU HOME Toppa T-5670 
040 I WON’T CARE Toppa 1110
Ca 1965 unknown – Gene Davis
041 EASY COME EASY GO Rythym RY 002 RY 003/Hydra BCK 27143
042 MY USUAL WAY Rythym RY 002/Hydra BCK 27143
043 BOTTLE TAKE ME BACK Rythym RY 003
1960s unknown – Gene Davis
044 ATLANTA Toppa 396
046 MOONEY *
046 FEELING *
TOPPA #396 V/A - TOPPA COUNTRY-THEN AND KNOW (1996)
15 Sweptember 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave, South, Nashville, TN = Gene Davis
047 NCO 80447 AN OPEN LETTER TO A COUNTRY MUSIC D.J. Columbia 4-43994
048 NCO 80448 HOBO BOY Columbia 4-43994/Hydra BCK 27143
Ca 1967 unknown – Gene Davis and Brandon Davis
049 POPPY’S BOY Bear BR 2005
Late 1971 Bradley’s Barn, 722 Bender’s Ferry Rd, Mount Juliet, TN – Gene Davis
050 MC 2032 I GOTTA FINISH THAT DREAM Dee-Jay 1045 Metro County MC-D45-2009/ GVC-490
051 MC 2033 I NEED HELP Metro County Dee-Jay 1045 MC-D45-2009
1972 Bradley’s Barn, 722 Bender’s Ferry Rd, Mount Juliet, TN  – Gene Davis
052 THE SPOILER MC-D45-2011
053 CALLIN’ ON THE PHONE MC-D45-2011
Ca 1973 Studio West, San Diego, CA – Gene Davis w. The Star Routers (Producer: Gene Davis)
054 HAULIN STEEL Artco C 5006/Toppa T-5671 Hydra BCK 27143
055 I NEED HELP Toppa T-5671 GVC-490
056 I'M TRYING Toppa T-5671
057 THE PROMISE I MADE Toppa T-5671
058 MY WIFE I'LL KEEP Toppa T-5671
059 THE WAY THAT SHE LOVES Toppa T-5671
060 FACE TO FACE Toppa T-5671
061 I'LL CRY TOMORROW Toppa T-5671
062 LETTER TO A TRUCKER’S WIFE Artco C 5006/Toppa T-5671 GVC-490
063 IT'S ALRIGHT Toppa T-5671   
064 I'VE LOST HER TO HIM Toppa T-5671
065 I DESTROYED IN SHORT NIGHT Toppa T-5671 
1974 unknown – Gene Davis
066   IT’S ALRIGT  Artco 5010L
1976 unknown – Gene Davis
067 OH THOSE TEXAS WOMEN Maverick MVK-301/ Ol OLR-LP-101 GVC-490   Hydra BCK 27143
068 SHE SAYS IT WITH LOVE  Maverick MVK-301/ Ol OLR-LP-101 
1977 unknown – Gene Davis (Producer: Randy Davis, Gene Davis)
069 FIDDLE RAG  Maverick MVK 302/Ol OLR-LP-101  Hydra BCK 27143
1981 unknown, CA – Gene Davis (w. Gentry Singers. Producer: James Burton)
070 LORD MY GOD FORGIVE ME Ol OLR-LP-101 
071 A LIVIN' HELL Ol 45-103/OLR-LP-101  GVC-490
072 I DESTROYED IN ONE SHORT NIGHT (WHAT IT TOOK ME YEARS TO BUILD) Ol OLR-LP-101 
073 6767 LET'S BUILD US A HEAVEN Ol 45-103/OLR-LP-101 
074 IT MAY BE TONIGHT Ol 45-103/OLR-LP-101 GVC-490 
075 I'M TRYIN' Ol OLR-LP-101  GVC-490
076 WHEN THE TIME COMES TO GO, YOU'LL KNOW Ol OLR-LP-101  GVC-490
077 6768 LOVE UNFULFILLED AT HOME Ol 45-103/OLR-LP-101  

 



ALBUMS

Toppa T-5670 My Kind Of World:  Night Club Romeo; I'll Call You; Hold On To Your Memories; When He Lets Her Forget; Stand Up And Smile; Have A Big Cry; That First Mistake; A 100 Years From Now; One Love To Give; Theres A World Out There; I Think I'd Better Take You Home – ca 64
Toppa T-5671 All Together: Haulin Steel; I Need Help; I'm Trying; The Promise I Made; My Wife I'll Keep; The Way That She Loves; Face To Face; I'll Cry Tomorrow; Letter To A Trucker’s Wife; It's Alright; I've Lost Her To Him; I Destroyed In Short Night – ca 74
OL OLR-LP-101 Lovin' and Hurtin': Oh Those Texas Women; Lord My God Forgive Me; A Livin' Hell; I Destroyed In One Short Night (What It Took Me Years To Build); Let's Build Us A Heaven; Fiddle Rag; It May Be Tonight; I'm Tryin'; When The Time Comes To Go, You'll Know; Love Unfulfilled At Home – 05-82 (w. Gentry Singers)
GVC GVC-490 Country Style: Oh Those Texas Women; I Need Help; I Gotta Finish That Dream; When The Time Comes To Go, You'll Know; Letter To A Trucker's Wife; A Livin' Hell; Hold On To Your Memories; Have A Big Cry; It May Be Tonight; I'm Tryin' – 88 (cassette)
Hydra [GER] BCK 27143 Let’s Coast Aawhile: Cruisin' For A Bruisin'; Tomorrow's Heartaches; Satan's Daughter; Ride; Itsy Witsy Bitsy Me; Let's Coast Awhile; Drownin' All My Sorrows; Latch On; Full Time Baby; Take It And Git; Curfew; No Rockin' And Rollin'; Thanks; I've Had It, I'm Through; Facts Of Life; Bad Bad; Let's Have A Party; Matchbox; Rockin' Blues; Muleskinner Blues; I've Got Five Dollars And It's A Saturday Night; Take A Good Look; I'll Tell Her Tomorrow; Easy Come Easy Go; My Usual Way; Hobo Boy; When He Let's Her Forget; Haulin' Steel; Fiddle Rag; Oh Those Texas Women - 10

Various artists albums
Cal’s Coral CCLP 100 Cal‘s Corral/World's Biggest Live Country Music TV Show:  Gene Davis: Wildwood Flower; Sammy Masters: Eyes Of A Child; Tex Carman: Ozark Rose; Billy Armstrong: Brownskin Gal; Shorty Bacon: Window Up Above; Billy Mize: Planet Named Desire; Buck Owens: Sweethearts In Heaven; Fred Maddox: Big Ball Is In Town;  Tom Tall: Three Walls;  Gene Davis and Chuck Mills: I Pulled A Boo Boo;  Benny Walker: Heartbreak Avenue; Claiborne Bros. Quartet: Give The World A Smile – 6- (Cal’s Corral TV show)
Toppa  No # Ralph Mooney The Toppa Sessions: Moon At Midnight: Okie; Mooney (vcl. Gene Davis); Feelings (vcl. Gene Davis); Crazy Arms; Lil Red Wagon; I Can't Help It; I'll Fly Away; What A Friend We Have In Jesus

EP
Boogie Boy EP 105 Curfew; No Rockin’ And Rollin’ / I’ve Had It Through; Thanks – 7-



SINGLES
4-Star (1953)
X 77 A Boy‘s Prayer /  My Sweetheart  - 53
King (1956-57)
45-4881 Crusin’ For A Bruisin’ / Tu-Morrow’s Heartaches – 03-56
Crest 45-1027 Let's Coast Awhile / Drowning All My Sorrows – 08-56 (as Bo Davis)
45-4912 Satan’s Daughter / Ride - 56
45-5052 I Won’t Tell Anybody But My Friend / Sweet Victory – 05-57 (rev. Aug. 19)
45-5076 You’ve Got To Make The World Believe / Who’ll Dry My Tears – 09-57
R-Dell (1958)
45-107 Curfew / *No Rockin' And Rollin' – 06-58 *Chuck and Gene
Antler (1959) as member of The The Blockbusters
4006  Full Time Baby / Toni's Tune - 59
4008 Nobody To Love / Good Gosh Golly - 59
Rosco (1959)
407 I've Had It, I'm Through / Thanks – 09-59 (rev. Sept. 21)
Challenge (1960)
59091 My Only Paper / Facts Of Life – 09-60
Super-Sonic (1961)
1001 A Little Boy Cried / The Rains Fell – 01-61 (rev. Jan. 30)
Liberty (1963-64)
F-55562 I Won’t Come While He’s There / Take A Good Look – 04-63 (rev. Apr. 13)
F-55658 I’m In The Book / I’ll Tell Her Tomorrow – 01-64 and his Star Routers (rev. Jan. 18)
Toppa (1964-)
45-1110 When He Let’s Her Forget / I Won’t Care - 64  and his Star Routers
Rythym
RY-002 My Unusual Way / Easy Come Easy Go – ca 65
RY-003 Easy Come Easy Go / Bottle Take Me Back – ca 65
Columbia (1967)
4-43994 Hobo Boy / Open Letter To A Country Music D.J. – 02-67 (rev. Feb. 11)
Bear (ca 1967)
BR 2005 Poppy's Boy / Poppy's Boy - 67? as Gene and Brandon Davis
Dee-Jay
DJ 1045 I Need Help / I Gotta Finish That Dream – 71
Metro County (1971-72, Starday subsidiary)
MC-D45-2009 I Need Help / I Gotta Finish That Dream – 01-72
MC-D45-2011 The Spoiler / Callin’ On The Phone - 72
Artco
C 5006L Haulin’ Steel / Letter To A Trucker’s Wife  - 03-74
C 5010L It’s Alright / It’s Alright – 74 (promo)
Maverick
MVK-301 Oh Those Texas Women / She Says It With Love – 10-76 (adv. Oct. 16)
MVK-302 Fiddle Rag / Fiddle Rag – 77 (promo)
Ol (1882)
OLR-45-102 It May Be Tonight / A Livin' Hell - 82
OLR-45-103 Let's Build Us A Heaven / Love Unfullfilled At Home – 82 As Gene Davis and Shelly Towns





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