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Dawson, Jimmie

Birth name Thomas Latham; legally changed to James Dawson in 1956. Born 1924 in Haynesville, La. Died in 1992. "Jeffrey Parnell" may not be a pseudonym for Jimmie Dawson.

References:

Artist image
Source: Shirley Dawson

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Confederate (loc?)  200  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I Can't Have You (I Don't Want No One) — Lonely Jeff Latham And The Tune Busters A  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Walkin' Round in Circles — Lonely Jeff Latham And The Tune Busters B Bullet Collector CD 2868 (#17)
1951
on label or cover
Playboy (Ariz.)  346  Cover shot Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Flat-Top — Jimmie Dawson J.P. 1234 Bullet Pan American CD 56010 (#24)
Bullet White Label LP 2806 (#5)
    No rating Here Today - Gone Tomorrow — Jimmie Dawson J.P. 1235  
1955/Oct. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Bonanza (Ill.)  100 
(pressed by King)
No rating Label shot Song sample Flat-Top Boogie — Dave Farley DFR 11  
    No rating Label shot Here Today - Gone Tomorrow — Dave Farley DFR 12  
 
 
WJOL-WMRO (Ill.)  806  No rating Label shot Song sample Flat-Top — Your Ol'e Hillbilly Buddy - Dave Farley 45-DFR 11  
    No rating Label shot Here Today - Gone Tomorrow — Your Ol'e Hillbilly Buddy - Dave Farley 45-DFR 12  
 
 
Bonanza (Ill.) 45-101 
(pressed by King)
No rating Label shot Devil Eyes — Dave Farley 45-DFR-807  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Walking 'Round In Circles — Dave Farley 45-DFR-806  
1955/Oct. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Bonanza (Ill.) 45-1925 
(pressed by King)
No rating Label shot Song sample Devil-Eyes — Jimmie Dawson 45-DFR-807 Bullet Collector CD 2868 (#29)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Walking 'Round In Circles — Jimmie Dawson 45-DFR-806  
1957/Jan. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Rustic (Ill.)  1925  No rating Label shot Song sample Devil Eyes — Jimmie Dawson DFR 807  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Walking 'Round In Circles — Jimmie Dawson DFR 806  
1957/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Rustic (Ill.)  1926  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample It Took An Older Woman — Jimmie Dawson DFR-45-808 Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#6)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2009 (#14)
Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#50)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Money Talks — Jimmie Dawson DFR-45-809  
 
 
Jimmie Dawson Sings (Wisc.)  805  No rating Label shot Hot Tamale Wagon — Jimmie Dawson XL-711 Bullet Cactus CD HOGCD-5 (#22)
    No rating Label shot If I Can't Have You, I Don't Want No One — Jimmie Dawson XL-712 Bullet Cactus CD HOGCD-5 (#32)
1958/Jan. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Iowana (Ill.) 45-806 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot Hot Tamale Wagon — Jimmie Dawson XL-711 HO9W-0217  
    No rating Label shot If I Can't Have You — Jimmie Dawson XL-712 HO9W-0218  
 
 
Pla-Boy (Ill.) 45-806  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Tamale Wagon — Jimmie Dawson XL-711  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample If I Can't Have You — Jimmie Dawson XL-712  
1959/Aug. or earlier
(est.)
Da-Mor (Ill.) 45-9220  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Raining Teardrops — Jimmy Jeffers And The "Wild Cards" A Bullet Eagle LP 313 (#1)
Bullet White Label LP 8851 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Flute Shuffle – (instr.) — Jimmy Jeffers And The "Wild Cards" B  
1959/Aug. or earlier
(est.)
Da-Mor (Ill.) 45-9220  No rating Label shot Song sample Raining Teardrops — Jimmy Jeffers A  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Double Shuffle – (instr.) — Jimmy Jeffers B  
1959/Sept. 7
Bb pop rev.
Fraternity (Ohio) F-857 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teardrops From My Eyes — Jimmy Jeffers And The "Jokers" K9OW-9572 Bullet Ace CD 316 (#17)
Bullet Wendi LP 00010 (#8)
    Borderline Label shot Double Shuffle – (instr.) — Jimmy Jeffers And The "Jokers" K9OW-9571 Bullet Canadian CD 4530 (#10)
1960/July or earlier
(Bb est.)
Target (loc?) TA-850  Borderline Label shot Song sample Purple Crackle (Part 2) – (instr.) — Jimmy Jeffers With The "Jokers" K-906B  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Purple Crackle (Part 1) – (instr.) — Jimmy Jeffers With The "Jokers" K-906A  
1960/July or earlier
(Bb est.)
Target (loc?) 45-861  No rating Label shot Song sample Froggie Went A Courtin' — Jimmie Dawson A Bullet White Label LP 8937 (#6)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Let's Take A Chance — Jimmie Dawson B Bullet White Label LP 8937 (#5)
 
 
Borderline (loc?)  1550  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane — Dixie Drifter B  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Let 'Em Talk — Dixie Drifter A  
 
 
Banner (Ill.)  711  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cricket In Your Ear — Jimmie Dawson B Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55090 (#13)
    No rating The Playboy — Jimmie Dawson    
 
 
Banner (Ill.)  1040  Pertinent Label shot Put A Cricket In Your Ear — Tommy Latham B Bullet Hydra LP 7702 (#15)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1003 (#3)
    Pertinent Label shot The Play-Boy — Tommie Latham A  
 
 
Trieste (loc?)  1462  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Gonna Put A Cricket In Your Ear — Jeffrey Parnell & The Tune Twisters TM 0426 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55181 (#24)
Bullet Emusic/Rock-A-Billy MP 11454909 (#16)
    No rating Label shot Playboy — Jeffrey Parnell & The Tune Twisters TM 0427  
1964
RCA mx code
Cuca (Wisc.) J-1186 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot Little Hero — The Dixie Drifter / Vocal Backing: The Kjervik Sisters RK5M-6045 Bullet Ace CD 1136 (#9)
    No rating Label shot Rings On My Fingers (Bells On My Toes) — The Dixie Drifter / Vocal Backing: The Kjervik Sisters RK5M-5046  
1964
(art. est.)
Westmont (Wisc.)  815  Cover shot Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Big-Big Man — The Old Dixie Drifter, WJRS's Singing Disc-Jockey B Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Let 'Em Talk — The Old Dixie Drifter, WJRS's Singing Disc-Jockey A  
 
 
Sonic (Ill.)  10135  No rating Label shot Song sample Walking Kane — Jeffrey Parnell A  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Mean Mean Women — Jeffrey Parnell B  

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980Wendi (Australia) LP 00010LPIt's Called Rock And Roll
1981Eagle (Germany) 313LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 3
1983White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8851LPGreat Rarities From Various Artists, Vol. 2
1985Hydra (Germany) BLK 7702LPLike Wow
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2009LPHillbilly Boogie And Rock-A-Billy
1988White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8937LPAnother Collector Release
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2806LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 6
1991Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1003LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 3
1992Ace (England) CDCHD 316CDAll American Rock 'N' Roll From Fraternity Records
1997Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156520CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 1
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55090CDTattle Tale
2006Ace (England) CDCHD 1136CDRockin' In Wisconsin: The Cuca Records Story, Vol. 3
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55181CDGang War
2007Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2873CDRough Stuff Boppin'
2008GVC 2016CDHonky Tonkin' Rhythm
2009Emusic/Rock-A-Billy (United States) 11454909MPRockabilly Rampage!
year?Cactus (United States) HOGCD-5CDHigh On The Hog, Vol. 5: Honky Tonk & Hillbilly Bop
Canadian RI- 4530CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 30
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2868CDSweet Little Boppin'
Hop HB-HV 003CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 3
Pan American (Switzerland) 56010CDShe's Neat


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Shirley Dawson, Udo Frank, Shane Hughes, Bernd Kratochwil, Sheila Latham Lengle, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Gary Myers, Michel Proost, Eric Rheingans, Al Turner, Natalie Vogel, Stefan Wriedt


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