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Endsley, Melvin

Born 1934 near Heber Springs, Ark. Died in 2004.

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Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Jan. 26
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6795  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Ain't Gettin' Nowhere With You — Melvin Endsley G2WW-5458 Bullet Bear Family LP 15113 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#2)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Bringin' The Blues To My Door — Melvin Endsley G2WW-5456 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#15)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#16)
1957/Apr. 27
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6891  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Like Your Kind Of Love — Melvin Endsley G2WW-5459 Bullet Bear Family LP 15113 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16339 (#19)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#4)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#9)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Is It True — Melvin Endsley G2WW-5457 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#3)
Bullet Detour LP 008 (#13)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#4)
1957/July 8
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6968  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Keep A-Lovin' Me Baby — Melvin Endsley H2WW-0711 Bullet Bear Family LP 15113 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16607 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#19)
Bullet Pan American CD 56024 (#6)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#3)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lonely All Over Again — Melvin Endsley H2WW-0710 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#14)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#5)
1957/Oct. 28
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7062  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lovin' On My Mind — Melvin Endsley H2WW-5648 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#7)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Hungry Eyes — Melvin Endsley H2WW-5646 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#6)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#6)
1958/Jan. 27
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7147  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Got A Feelin' — Melvin Endsley H2WW-0712 Bullet Bear Family LP 15113 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#5)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample There's Bound To Be — Melvin Endsley H2WW-0713 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#13)
1958/Apr. 21
Bb sac. rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7216  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Fall Out Of Love — Melvin Endsley J2WW-0428 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#9)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#10)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample I'd Just Be Fool Enough — Melvin Endsley J2WW-0427 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#10)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#15)
1958/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7312  Borderline Label shot Song sample Gettin' Used To The Blues — Melvin Endsley J2WW-0426 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#8)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Just Want To Be Wanted — Melvin Endsley J2WW-0425 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#11)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#7)
1959/Feb. 23
Bb pop rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12763  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'll Get Even With You — Melvin Endsley 59-XY-306 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#19)
Bullet Maple Tone CD 403 (#11)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#11)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Can I Say Something — Melvin Endsley 59-XY-307 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#21)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#14)
1959/June 29
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12806  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let Me Sing The Blues (Just One More Time) — Melvin Endsley 59-XY-586 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Oh Yeah, Baby — Melvin Endsley 59-XY-585 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#17)
1959/Dec. 28
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12859  Borderline Label shot Ain't It Fine — Melvin Endsley 59-XY-1033 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#16)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#12)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I Can't Go Anywhere — Melvin Endsley 59-XY-1034 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#20)
Bullet Point LP 315 (#13)
1960/June 20
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1123  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample The Search — Melvin Endsley 45-F-265 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#22)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample You Make It Sound So Easy — Melvin Endsley 45-F-266 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#24)
Bullet Classics CD 741 (#2)
1960/Oct. 24
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1131  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Here I Am — Melvin Endsley 45-F-264 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample For My Baby — Melvin Endsley 45-F-267 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#25)
1961/Mar. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1141  Non-pertinent Label shot I Wish I Knew — Melvin Endsley 45-F-310 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#26)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Everytime I See The Sun Go Down — Melvin Endsley 45-F-311 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#28)
1961/Sept. 25
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1152  Borderline Label shot Song sample Started Out A-Walkin' — Melvin Endsley 45-F-310 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#29)
Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#9)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#9)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot How Lonely Can You Get — Melvin Endsley 45-F-313 Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#27)
1965
RCA mx code
Millionaire (Tenn.) 698B-3643 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot Keep The Water Running — Melvin Endsley SK4M-3644  
    No rating To Have My Baby Back — Melvin Endsley SK4M-3643  
 
 
Melark (Ark.)  2003  No rating Label shot Half As Blue — Melvin Endsley PRP 4221  
    No rating Label shot Almost Crying — Melvin Endsley PRP 4222  
 
 
Melark (Ark.)  2004  No rating Label shot It Ain't Easy — Melvin Endsley PRP 7642  
    No rating Label shot I Just Came From There — Melvin Endsley PRP 7641  
 
 
Melark (Ark.)  2005  No rating Label shot You Gotta Go Out And Get It — Melvin Endsley PRP 27531  
    No rating I Found Myself Losing You — Melvin Endsley PRP 27532  
Unissued Tracks
1957
 
RCA Victor (N.J.)  uniss.  Borderline Gettin' Used To The Blues [alt. vers.] — Melvin Endsley H2WB-5647 Bullet Bear Family LP 15275 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15595 (#12)
 
 
Stomper Time (Tenn.)  uniss.  Non-pertinent Song sample The Blues Don't Mean A Thing — Melvin Endsley   Bullet Collector CD 4404 (#24)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 8 (#29)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 14 (#32)
Bullet White Label LP 8969 (#5)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977DJM (England) 22069LPHillbilly Rock
1978Point 315LPMelvin Endsley
1983Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15113LPRockin' Rollin' High School, Vol. 5
1985Magnum Force (England) MFLP 034LPHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1987Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15275LPI Like Your Kind Of Love / Melvin Endsley
1988Detour (England) 33- 008LPHillbilly Houn' Dawgs & Honky Tonk Angels
1991Magnum Force (England) CDMF 034CDHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8969LPMemphis: The Stompertime Record Label Story
1992Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15595CDI Like Your Kind Of Love / Melvin Endsley
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4404CDOriginal Memphis Rock And Roll & Country
1998Stomper Time (England) STCD 8CDThe Last Great Rockabilly Saturday Night, Vol. 2
2001Stomper Time (England) STCD 14CDMemphis Rockabillies, Hillbillies, & Honky Tonkers
2002Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16339CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 1
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16607CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 2
2007Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16864CDGonna Shake This Shack Tonight!
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56024CDPepper Hot Baby
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
2012Classics (Sweden) 741CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 4
year?Maple Tone (Canada) CD 403CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Rob Karman, Pasi Koskela, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Peter Mohr, Adriaan Sturm, Uncle Gil


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