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Chaffin, Ernie

Born 1928 in Water Valley, Miss. A regular on WVMI (Biloxi, Miss.) in 1956. Died in 1997.

References:

  • Article in issue 67 (1988) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/May 28
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1024  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Get Me On Your Mind — Ernie Chaffin 45-F-44 Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#7)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#16)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#7)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#7)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 170 (#29)
    No rating Label shot Song sample I Can't Lose The Blues — Ernie Chaffin 45-F-41 Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#31)
1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
Fine (Miss.)  1010 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Stop Look & Listen Song — Ernie Chaffin G8OW-648 Bullet El Toro CD 104 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot The Heart Of Me — Ernie Chaffin G8OW-649 Bullet Charly LP 30117 (#9)
1957/Feb. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  262  Borderline Label shot Song sample Feelin' Low — Ernie Chaffin U-227 Bullet Charly LP 100 (#27)
Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#23)
Bullet Charly LP 30104 (#10)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#40)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1016 (#1)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#3)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Lonesome For My Baby — Ernie Chaffin U-228 Bullet Sun 10 803 (#12)
1957/Sept. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  275  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Laughin' And Jokin' — Ernie Chaffin U-261 Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#25)
Bullet Charly LP 30117 (#10)
Bullet Lotus CD [2] (#18)
Bullet Lotus CD 41006 (#22)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1016 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Lonesome — Ernie Chaffin U-260 Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#13)
Bullet Charly LP 30128 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 30150 (#9)
Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#45)
1958/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  307  No rating Label shot Song sample Born To Lose — Ernie Chaffin U-327  
    No rating Label shot My Love For You — Ernie Chaffin U-326  
1959/May
(Bb est.)
Sun (Tenn.)  320  No rating Label shot Song sample Don't Ever Leave Me — Ernie Chaffin U-356 Bullet Charly LP 30150 (#10)
    No rating Label shot Miracle Of You — Ernie Chaffin U-357  
Unissued Tracks
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Lonesome For My Baby [alt. vers.] — Ernie Chaffin   Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#12)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Linda — Ernie Chaffin   Bullet Charly CD 8236 (#27)
Bullet Charly LP 30128 (#10)
    No rating My Heart Tells Me — Ernie Chaffin   Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#21)
    No rating No Fool Like An Old Fool — Ernie Chaffin   Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#22)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1976Bopcat (Netherlands) 400LPGoin' Back To Memphis
Charly (England) CR 30104LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 4: Cotton City Country
1977Charly (England) CR 30128LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 13: Rockabilly Sundown
DJM (England) 22069LPHillbilly Rock
1979Charly (England) CR 30150LPSun Sound Special: Tennessee Country
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
1985Magnum Force (England) MFLP 034LPHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1990Charly/Instant (England) CD INS 5040CDThe Sun Story, Vol. 2: Rockabilly Rhythm
1991Magnum Force (England) CDMF 034CDHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1996Charly (England) CPCD 8181CDSun Hillbilly
1997Charly (England) CPCD 8236CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 4
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8317CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 5
[SERD?] SERD 12698LPRockabilly Rhythm
2000Lotus (Italy) [2]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 2
Lotus (Italy) 41006CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2006El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1011CDTennessee Rock'n Billy 1955
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 170CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2: The New Breed
2009El Toro (Spain) ETCD CH 104CDCollectors Choice, Vol. 4: What A Night
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
year?Charly (England) 30117LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 10: Sun Country
Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5201CDUltimate Sun Country Collection
Sun LP- 80310Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
Sun (England) (England) LP 1016LPGood Ole Memphis Country


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