Monday, August 8, 2016

Jerry Irby



*20-10-1917 New Braunfels, TX, +02-12-1983

3rd version
by Al Turner, Dick Grant, Xavier Maire, Michel Ruppli, the late Ray Topping, Steve Hathaway, Phil Tricker, Richard Weize, Tony Russell, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS
3 March 1939 Rice Hote, Houston. TX - Texas Wanderers (Gerald F. “Jerry” Irby [ld vcl-1], Richard “Dickie” McBride [vcl-2/gt], J.D. Standlee [steel], Joseph “Joe” Thames [vcl-3/tnr banjo], W.E. “Cotton” Plant [bass], Grady Hester [fiddle], Anthony Scanlin [tnr sax/[piano]. Producer: David Kapp)
001 65113-A I’LL ALWAYS BE YOUR BUDDY -1-2 Decca 5712
8 April 1941 Dallas, TX - Bill Mounce and The Sons Of The South (William “Bill” Mounce [bass],: Oliver “Sock” Underwood [vcl-1], Jerry Irby [vcl-2/.gt], Bob Dunn [steel], Anthony “Tony” Sepolio [fiddle], Peter “Pete” Burke Sr. [piano)
002 BS-063061-1 DO WE HAVE TO BE APART -2 Bluebird B-8807
Only vocal Jerry Irby tracks listed above
9 October 1941 Dallas, TX - Bar-X Cowboys (Jerry Irby [voc -1/rh gt], Elmer Christian [vcl-2/bass], Ernest Deacon Evans [steel], Moat Bartley [tnr banjo], Bill Kruger [fiddle])
003 BS-071134-1 ONLY TIME CAN TELL -1 Bluebird B-8904 Regal Zonophone G-25205
004 BS-071135-1 YOU'RE STILL MY DARLING -1-2 B-8904 Regal Zonophone G-25205
005 BS-071136-1 LET'S ALL GO DOWN TO GRANDPA¢S -1 B-8930
006 BS-071137-1 I DON'T WORRY -1 B-8994
007 BS-071138-1 I'M SO SORRY -1 B-8994
008 BS-071139-1 GIRLS… GIRLS… GIRLS -1 B-8930
009 BS-071140-1 WHY DO I DREAM SUCH DREAMS? -1 Bluebird 33-0506
000 BS-071141-1 JAMMIN' ON THE STEEL GUITAR -instr.- 33-0506
11 October 1941 Dallas, TX - Modern Mountaineers (Jerry Irby [vcl-1/rhgt], Johnny Thames [banjo], Bob Dunn [steel], Bill Mounce [bass], Grady Hester [fiddle])
010 BS-071174 -1 MARY JANE -1 Bluebird B-8982
011 BS-071175-1 WE'RE HAPPY IN THE U.S.A. -1 B-8960
000 BS-071176-1 TAKIN' OFF B-8960
012 BS-071177-1 I STILL THINK OF YOU -1 B-9029
013 BS-071178-1 BABY YOU'VE LET ME DOWN -1 B-8982
014 BS-071179-1 A PRISONER'S ADIEU -1 B-9029
1945 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (vcl/rh gt], prob. Deacon evans [steel], Elmer Christian [bass], Pete Burke [piano]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
015 none NAILS IN MY COFFIN Gulf 103
016 none YOU DON'T LOVE ME ANYMORE Gulf 103
1946 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and Texas Ranchers (Jerry Irby [rh gt], Ernest “Deacon” Evans [steel], Peter “Pete” Burke [piano], Elmer B. Christian [bass], ? [ld gt]) [some tracks purchased by MGM in 1948 and get MGM master numbers]
017 APP 14A/48-S-132 NAILS IN MY COFFIN Globe 113 Globe 102/MGM 10284 Proper Properbox 6
018 APP 14B/48-S-133 SUGAR PIE Globe 113/Collector CLCD-2851
019 APP 15A STEEL GUITAR SPECIAL -instr.- Globe 114
020 APP 16A/48-S-131 DON’T YOU WEEP Globe 115
021 APP 16B/48-S-130 YOU DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE 115
1946 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and Texas Ranchers/*Elmer Christian and His Bar X Cowboys (Jerry Irby [rh gt], Ernest “Deacon” Evans [steel], Peter “Pete” Burke [piano], Elmer B. Christian [bass], ? [ld gt]) [some tracks purchased by MGM in 1948 and get MGM master numbers]
022 APP 29A LIFE'S BEEN A FAILURE Globe 119
023 APP 29B MAYBE I WON'T NEED YOU ANYMORE Globe 119
024 APP 30A ROCKS AND GRAVEL Globe 120
025 APP-30B SUPER BOOGIE WOOGIE Globe 120 102
ca. January 1947 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and His Ranchers/*Elmer Christian and His Bar X Cowboys (Jerry Irby [gt/vcl], Woodrow Carter [gt], Deacon Evans [steel], Elmer Christian [bass], ? [drums], Pete Burke [piano])
026 678 SOUTHTOWN SWING Mercury 6040
027 679 WEDNESDSAY NIGHT WALTZ Mercury 6039
028 680 CORNFED GAL Mercury 6041
029 681 SOMEONE LIKE YOU Mercury 6039
ca. February 1947 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers (Woodrow Carter [gt], Deacon Evans [steel], ? [bass], ? [drums], Tony Sepolio [fiddle], Pete Burke [piano])
030 IF 5/48-S-114 I'M GONNA GET TIED Imperial 8003
031 IF 6/48-S-120 IF I HAD A GREAT LONG PISTOL 8007 MGM 10188
032 IF 7/48-S-121 TOO MANY WOMEN 8007/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
033 IF 8/48-S-115 TEXAS GAL POLKA -instr.- 8003 MGM 10345/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
ca. May 1947 poss. Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers (Woody Carter, Deacon Evans, ? [bass], ? [drums], Pete Burke [piano], Tony Sepolio [fiddle])
034 IF 13/48-S-116 THERE'S NOTHING LEFT FOR ME 8005
035 IF 14/48-S-117 BALL AND CHAIN 8005 /Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
036 IF 15/48-S-118 DON'T LIE MY DARLING 8006
037 IF 16/48-S-119 BY THE RIO GRANDE 8006 MGM 10475
ca. July 1947 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers (Woodrow Carter [gt], Deacon Evans [steel], ? [bass], ? [drums], Pete Burke [piano], Tony Sepolio [fiddle])
038 IF 23 SUPER BOOGIE WOOGIE 8013/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
039 IF 24 STEEL GUITAR SPECIAL 8013
040 IF 25/48-S-126 HILLBILLY BOOGIE 8014 MGM K-10809 /Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
041 IF 26/48-S-127 MY GAL FROM TENNESSEE 8014/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
042 IF 27/48-S-122 UPTOWN SWING 8011 MGM 10396/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
043 IF-28/48-S-123 MY LIFE IS FULL OF SORROW 8011
ca. July 1947 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers (Woodrow Carter [gt], Deacon Evans [steel], ? [bass], ? [drums], Pete Burke [piano], Tony Sepolio [fiddle])
044 IF 33/48-S-124 MAMA, DON'T ALLOW IT 8017 MGM 10580/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
045 IF 34/48-S-125 TELL ME YOU CARE 8017
ca October 1947 Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers (Woodrow Carter [gt], Deacon Evans [steel], ? [bass], ? [drums], Pete Burke [piano], Tony Sepolio [fiddle])
046 IF 98/48-S-128 A MILLION TIMES OR MORE 8029
047 IF-99/48-S-129 JUST FOR TONIGHT 8029
27 October 1947 [21:30-00:30] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA - Jerry Irby and Texas Ranchers (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], ? [ld gt], Ernest “Deacon” Evans [steel], ? [bass], Anthony “Tony” Sepolio [fiddle], Peter “Pete” Burke [piano])
048 47-S-3185 ANSWER TO DRIVIN' THE NAILS IN MY COFFIN 10151/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
049 47-S-3186 ONE CUP OF COFFEE AND A CIGARETTE 10117/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
050 47-S-3187 GREAT LONG PISTOL 10188
051 47-S-3188 SONG OF SAN ANTONE 10253/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
052 47-S-3189 ROSES HAVE THORNS 10117
053 47-S-3190 CRYIN¢ IN BEER 10151
28 October 1947 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA - Jerry Irby and Texas Ranchers (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], ? [ld gt], Ernest “Deacon” Evans [steel], ? [bass], Anthony “Tony” Sepolio [fiddle], Peter “Pete” Burke [piano])
054 47-S-3191 MEMORY OF A ROSE 10580
055 47-S-3192 YOU JUST CAN'T BE TRUSTED ANYMORE 10475/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
056 47-S-3193 49 WOMEN 10188/Jasmine JASMCD-3560
057 47-S-3194 SUN WON'T SHINE FOR ME 10253
058 47-S-3195 A BROKEN HEART IS GOOD FOR YOU 10396
059 47-S-3196 DON'T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS 10345/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
1948 unknown - Jerry Irby
060 ALMOST EVERY TIME Cireco 101
061 YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cireco 101
062 FORTY-NINE WOMEN Cireco 102/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
The reverse of CIRECO 102 is by “TEXAS” BILL STRENGTH and his Saddle Ranchers.
1949 unknown - Jerry Irby
063 1015 THERE'S A BRIGHT STAR SHINING FOR ME 1015/8/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
064 1016 unknown title
065 1017 unknown title
066 1018 OUR DARLING BABY Hillbilly Hitparade 1015/8 /Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
9 November 1949 ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], ? [ld gt], Ernest “Deacon” Evans [steel], Ray Kennedy [bass], James Harper [drums], Ray Tomkins [fiddle], Clyde Brewer [fiddle], Pete Burke or Frederick Calhoun [piano])
067 49-S-6080/ACA 1273 DON¢T KNOW WHEREI¢M GOING 10595
068 49-S-6081/ACA 1274 ONE WAY BLUES 10595 /Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
069 49-S-6082/ACA 1275 THERE¢S A MOON TO LOVE K11109
070 49-S-6083/ACA 1276 I¢VE GOT THE BLUES FOR TEXAS K11109/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
21 April 1950 ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (unknown musicians)
071 50-S-6050 DON'T BLAME ME unissued
072 50-S-6051 NO ONE unissued
073 50-S-6052 I'M SO DISGUSTED K10771/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
074 50-S-6053 CUDLING BABY K10771
ca early 1951 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (Producer: H.B.Crowe)
075 ACA-1850 AFTER TODAY Lucky 7 unissued Hummingbird 1001
076 ACA-1851 JACK AIN'T YOU EVER COMING BACK Lucky 7 unissued Hummingbird 1001
BILL HOLFORD’S ACA files note that the above recordings were cut for the Houston based LUCKY 7 label.
1951 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], Ernest “Deacon” Evans [steel], poss. Peter “Pete” Burke [piano] + unknown ld gt, fiddle, bass + vocal chorus. Producer: H.B. Crowe)
077 TROUBLE IN MY MIND Lucky 7 unissued Hummingbird 1005
078 CRYING MY EYES OUT Lucky 7 unissued Hummingbird 1005
BILL HOLFORD’S ACA files note that the above recordings were cut for the Houston based LUCKY 7 label.
LUCKY 7 was a forerunner to the HUMMINGBIRD label.

HUMMINGBIRD Records was owned by H.B. Crowe and operated from 1201 Chenevert Street, Houston, Tx.
ca July 1951 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Jerry Irby
079 5044 ROSE 4-Star 45-1578
080 5045 BUY ME A BOTTLE OF BEER 45-1578/White LabelW LP-2822
ca November 1951 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Jerry Irby
081 6006 STANDING ON THE CORNER 45-1591 ET-101
082 6007 FIRST TIME I SAW THAT GAL 45-1591 ET-101/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851
12 December 1955 Daffan Studio, 310 Robert Lee Road, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and The Texas Ranchers (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], Sidney Buller [ld gt], Ted Daffan [steel/baritone ukulele/leader], Lewell “Lew”Frisby [bass], Herman Shoss {fiddle], Pete Burke [piano])
083 TANGLED MIND Daffan 102/ BCD 15878
084 BOTTOM OF THE LIST 102 /Collector [NED] CLCD-2851 BCD 15878
085 CALL FOR ME DARLING 106/Collector [NED] CLCD-2851 BCD 15878
086 IT'S TIME YOU STARTED LOOKING 106 /Collector [NED] CLCD-2851 BCD 15878
1956 unknown - Jerry Irby
087 P-100 FORTY NINE WOMEN Polly 201-Rock-It/Olympic RIO-1001 Rockhouse LP-8503 Essoldun RR-2012 Magnum Force MFLP-043, Magnum Force CDMF-082 Buffalo Bop BB-CD-55007 Rockhouse ROCKCD-9319 Esoldun RRD-2222, Lucky CDLR-803 Zomboco CD-8
ca October 1956 poss. ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Jerry Irby and The Texas Ranchers (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], Woody Carter [ld gt], Jeanne Irby or Deacon Evans [steel], Collie Sturrock [bass], ? [drums], Herman Shoss [fiddle], Pete Burke [piani])
088 CLICKETY CLACK Daffan 45-108 Rock-It/Olympic RIO-1001 Rockhouse LP-8411 Esoldun RR-2012 Magum Force MFLP-043, Chief CCD-1156504 Magnum Force CDMF-082 Club LP-008 Collector CLCD-2851 Rockhouse ROCKCD-9319 Esoldun RRD-2222 Lucky CDLR-810 Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55098, Mustang MUST-4 Bear Family BCD-15878
089 A MAN IS A SLAVE Daffan 45-108/Bear Family BCD-15878
090 THAT’S TOO BAD Daffan 45-111/BCD-15878
091 I’D GIVE ANYTHING IN THE WORLD 45-111/BCD-15878
1959 poss. ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (unknown musicians)
092 1244 THE SEA HI-LO 1244
093 1245 NAILS IN MY COFFIN HI-LO 1245
ca 1959 unknown - Jerry Irby and Jeanne Irby
094 CHANTILLY LACE Jer-Ray 222
095 HURRICANE 222
1971 unknown  - Jerry Irby
096 SCM-296 THAT’S WHAT I’M GOING TO DO J-B 1010
097 SCM-297 BETTY BABY 1010
1973 Ludwig Sound Studio, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (Jerry irby [vcl/rh gt], Ernie Maxwell [ld gt], Buck Hinson [bass gt], Richard Statum [drums],  Glenn Adams [piano]  Producer: Jerry Irby)
1973 Ludwig Sound Studio, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (unknown musicians)
098 LH-11620 THERE AIN’T NO USE IN WAITIN’ World Witness 2574/WW 1001
099 LH 11621 THE NIGHT I WHIPPED THE DEVIL World Witness 2574/WW 1001
100 LET’S DO MORE IN SEVENTY FOUR World Witness 1001
101 THE LORD’S LITTLE WORKER  World Witness 1001
102 NO VACANCY World Witness 1001
103 JESUS JESUS, WHAT A WONDERFUL NAME  World Witness 1001
104 I HAVEN’T BEEN TO HEAVEN BUT I ……. Unissued
105 I WAS JUST THINKIN’ World Witness 1001
106 BYE BYE World Witness 1001
107 PRAYED UP, PACKED UP, AND READY TO GO World Witness 1001
108 THANKS A MILLION World Witness 1001
109 WHATCHA GONNA DO World Witness 1001
1975 Ludwig Sound Studio, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (Jerry Irby [vcl/rh gt], David “Dave” Waters [ld gt], John Wilbanks [bass], George Holsomback [drums], Clyde Brewer [fiddle], Glenn Adams [piano] + Merlene Singers)
110 BROTHER AM I HAPPY Bagatelle LP-92875
111 YOU MUST BE BORN AGAIN LP-92875
112 MY SHORT TESTIMONY LP-92875
113 BELIEVE Bagatelle 45-2377/LP-92875
114 LOVE IS THE KEY LP-92875
115 HOT LINE TO HEAVEN LP-92875
116 JUST TAKE THE FIRST STEP LP-92875
117 EVERY DAY LP-92875
118 EASTER TIME LP-92875
119 CHRISTMAS TIME Bagatelle 45-2377/LP-92875
1975 Ludwig Sound Studio, Houston, TX - Jerry Irby (Jerry irby [vcl/rh gt], Ernie Maxwell [ld gt], Gary Brown/ Joey Maxwell [bass gt], Mark Ludwig [dryms], Bob White, Clyde brewer [violin], Glenn Adams [piano], Tom Estrada [trumpet], Christine Brandesky, Glernn Adams, Hugh Risher, Laurie Rutherford [bck vcl]. Producer: Jerry Irby)
120 ARE YOU READY World Witness 1003
121 HEART FULL OF JESUS World Witness 1003
122 ONCE UPON A TIME World Witness 1003
123 NAIL SCARRED HAND World Witness 1003
124 UP THE LADDER World Witness 1003
125 WHEN JESUS COMES A KNOCKIN’  World Witness 1003
126 A WORLD THAT NEVER DIES World Witness 1003
127 YESTERDAY TODAY AND FOREVER World Witness 1003
128 IT’S SO NICE World Witness 1003
129 LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT JESUS World Witness 1003

COMPILATIONS MENTIONED IN SESSIONOGRAPHY
BEAR FAMILY BCD-15878 THE DAFFAN RECORDS STORY (GER)
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD-55007 A BALL TONIGHT (GER, 1993)
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD-55098 ROCKABILLY CATS (GER, 2001)
CHIEF CCD-1156504 ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY’S, Vol.4 (1992)
CLUB LP-008 GRAB THIS AND DANCE, Vol.8 (1993)
ESOLDUN RR-2012  TEXAS ROCK-A-BILLY, Vol.2 (1987)
ESOLDUN RRD-2222 TEXAS ROCKABILLY And HILLBILLY BOOGIE, Vol.2 (1996)
LUCKY CDLR-803 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.3. (1996)
LUCKY CDLR-810 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.10 (1996)
MAGNUM FORCE MFLP-043 RED HOT ROCKABILLY, Vol.2 (UK, 1987)
MAGNUM FORCE CDMF-082 RED HOT ROCKABILLY, Vol.8. BEST OF (UK, 1992)
MUSTANG MUST-4 ROCKABILLY and HILLBILLY BOP, Vol.4. MAD DOG IN TOWN
PROPER PROPERBOX 6 -DOUGHBOYS, PLAYBOYS AND COWBOYS (UK, 1999)
ROCK-IT/OLYMPIC RIO-1001 ROCK IT ROCK, Vol.1 (and) OLYMPIC ROCK, Vol.2.” (1978)
ROCKHOUSE LP-8411 ROCK IT! (NED, 1984).
ROCKHOUSE LP-8503 ROCK-IT, Vol.2. (NED, 1985)
ROCKHOUSE ROCKCD-9319 ROCK IT: 32 AUTHENTIC R+R And ROCKABILLY SHAKERS (1993)
ZOMBOCO CD-8 - REAL RARE ROCKABILLY, Vol.8




ALBUMS
World Witness WW 1001 "Bye, Bye" Ain't No Use A Waitin': Ain't No Use In Waitin' `; I Was Just Thinking; Let's Do More In '74; The Night I Whipped The Devil; No Vacancy; Bye, Bye; Thanks A Million ; Prayed Up, Packed Up, And Ready To Go; The Lord's Little Worker; Jesus, Jesus, What A Wonderful Name; Whatcha' Gonna Do – 73 (MX: LH 11590/1)
Bagatelle 92875 Hot Line To Heaven: Brother Am I Happy; You Must Be Born Again; My Short Testimony; Believe; Love Is The Key; Hot Line To Heaven; Just Take The First Step; Every Day; Easter Time; Christmas Time - 28-09-75 (MX: LH-14501/2)
World Witness WW 1003 Are You Ready? .- By Jerry Irby: Are You Ready; A Heart Full Of Jesus; Yesterday, Today And Forever; When Jesus Comes A Knockin'; Nail Scarred Hand; Let Me Tell You About Jesus; A World That Never Dies ; It's So Nice; Once Upon A Time; Up The Ladder – 76 (MX LH 16262/3)
Collector [NED] CLCD-2851 Boppin' Hillbilly Series - Jerry Irby: Hillbilly Boogie;Clickety Clack; It's Time You Started Looking; Call For Me Darling; Texas Gal Polka; Song Of San Antone; One Cup Of Coffee And A Cigarette; Uptown Swing; Mama Don't Allow It; Super Boogie Woogie; Nails In My Coffin; First Time I Saw That Gal; 49 Women [Cireco]; One Way Blues; I've Got The Blues For Texas; Answer To Drivin' Nails In My Coffin; Don't Count Your Chickens; You Just Can't Be Trusted Anymore; Ball And Chain; Sugar Pie; There's A Bright Star Shining For Me; Our Darling Baby Girl; Too Many Women; I'm So Disgusted; My Gal From Tennessee; Bottom Of The List - 93
BACM [UK] CD D 307 Jerry Irby and Link Davis: Texas Swing: [Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers:] I'm Gonna Get Tight; If I Had A Great Long Pistol; Too Many Women; Texas Gal Polka [Link Davis and His Bluebonnet Play Boys:] My Pretty Blonde; Tired Of Being Lonesome; Born To Love You; Why Did You Go Away; [Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers:] There's Nothing Left For Me; Ball And Chain; Don't Lie My Darlin'; By The Rio Grande; [Link Davis and His Bluebonnet Playboys:] I'm Tired; I'm Waiting For You; [Jerry Irby and His Texas Ranchers:] Hillbilly Boogie; My Gal From Tennessee; Uptown Swing; My Life Is Full Of Sorrow; Mama Don't Allow; Tell Me Do You Care; [Link Davis and His Bluebonnet Playboys:] Rice And Gravy Blues; Broken Heart; You Played Around; Rice And Gravy Boogie; Texas Swing; Steel Guitar Jump; You Low Down Conceited Dog; You Loved Me Too Late; I'm Grieving Over You - 10




SINGLES
Gulf (1945)
103 Drivin' The Nails In My Coffin / You Don't Love Me Anymore - 45
Globe (1946)
102 Drivin' The Nails In My Coffin / Super Boogie Woogie - 46
113 Drivin' The Nails In My Coffin / Sugar Pie - 46
114 Steel Guitar Special / Rainy Sunday Night (as by Elmer Christian) - 46
115 Don't You Weep / You Don't Love Me Anymore - 46
116 My Life Is Filled With Sorrow / I'm Lonesome But I'm Free (as by Elmer Christian)- 46
119 Maybe I Won't Need You Anymore / Life's Been A Failure - 46 as by Elmer Christian
120 Super Boogie Woogie / Rocks And Gravel - 46
Mercury (1947) w. Bar X Coyboys
6039 Wednesday Night Waltz / Someone Just Like You - 05-47
6040 Southtown Swing / Cornfed Gal - 05-47
Imperial (1947, masters leased to MGM)
8003 Texas Gal Polka / I'm Gonna Get Tight - 47
8005 Ball And Chain / There's Nothing Left For Me - 47
8006 Don't Lie My Darling / By The Rio Grande - 47
8007 Too Many Women / If I Had A Great Long Pistol - 47
8011 Uptown Swing / My Life Is Full Of Sorrow - 47
8013 Steel Guitar Special / Super Boogie Woogie - 47
8014 Hillbilly Boogie / My Gal From Tennessee - 47
8017 Mamma Don't Allow / Tell Me You Care - 47
8029 Just For Tonight / Million Times Or More - 48
MGM (1947)
10117 Roses Have Thorns / Cup Of Coffee And A Cigarette - 12-47 (rev. Jan. 3)
10151 Cryin' In Beer / Answer To Drivin' The Nails In My Coffin - 03-48 (rev. March 13)
10188 Forty-Nine Women / Great Long Pistol - 05-48 (rev. May 22)
10253 Song Of San Antone / The Sun Won't Shine For Me - 08-48 (rev. Aug. 21)
10284 Drivin' The Nails In My Coffin' / Too Many Womwen – 11-10-48 (rev. Nov. 20)
10345 Texas Gal Polka / Don't Count Your Chickems - 01-49 (rev. Jan. 29)
10396 Uptown Swing / A Broken Heart Is Good For You - 04-49 (rev. Apr. 30)
Cireco
101 You Can't Take It With You / Almost Every Time - 48
102 Forty-Nine Women / [Texas Bill Strength:] Little I And Big You  - 48
MGM (1949-50)
10475 By The Rio Grande / You Just Can't Be Trusted Anymore - 08-49
10580 Mamma Don't Allow It / Memory Of A Rose - 12-49
10595 One Way Blues / Don't Know Where I'm Goin' - 01-50
K 10771 Coddling Baby / I'm So Disgusted - 08-50 (rev. Sept. 9)
K 10809 Ball And Chain / Hillbilly Boogie - 10-50
K 11109 I've Got The Blues For Texas / There's A Moon To Love By - 11-51
Hill Billy Hitparade (1949)
1015/1018 Our Darling Baby / There's A Bright Star Shining For Me -  49
Cireco (1949)
101 Almost Every Time / You Can't Take It With You - 49
102 Forty-nine Women / Little I And Big You [Texas Bill Strength] - 49
Hummingbird (1951)
1001 After Today / Jack Ain't You Ever Coming Back - 51
1005 Trouble In Mind / Crying My Eyes Out - 51
4-Star (1951)
45-1578 Rose / Buy Me A Bottle Of Beer – 25-09-51 (rev. Sept. 29)
45-1591 Standing On The Corner / First Time I Saw That Gal - 01-52 (rev. Feb. 2)
Polly (1956)
201 Forty Nine Women / [Frank Vivian:] Jambalaya - 56
Daffan (1956-57)
102 Tangled Mind / Bottom Of The List – 02-02-56 w. Ted Daffan
106 Call For Me Darling / It's Time You Started Looking - 56 w. Ted Daffan
108 Clickety Clack / Man Is A Slave - 11-56
111 That's Too Bad / I'd Give Anything In This World - 57
Hilo (ca. 1958)
1244/1245 Nails In My Coffin' / Sea - ca. 58
Jer-Ray (ca 1959)
222 Chantilly Lace / Hurricane - 60 w. Jeane Irby
J and B (1971)
1010 Betty Baby / That's What I'm Going To Do – 71
Bagatelle / World Witness* (1973-76)
*2574 Night I Whipped The Devil / There Ain't No Use In Waitin' - 73
2377 Christmas Time / Believe - 11-75

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