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Fairburn, Werly

Born 1924 in New Orleans, La. A performer on WWEZ (New Orleans, La. in 1955. A regular on the Louisiana Hayride (KWKH, Shreveport, La.) in 1958. Died in 1985.

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1953/May 30
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.)  195  [78] No rating Camping With Marie
Werley Fairburn, "The Delta Balladeer"
   
    No rating Let's Live It Over
Werley Fairburn, "The Delta Balladeer"
Label shot
DRC-147  
1953/May 30
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.) 45-195  [45] No rating Camping With Marie
Werley Fairburn, "The Delta Balladeer"
Label shot
DRC-45-145 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#25)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#1)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#1)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#12)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#12)
    No rating Let's Live It Over
Werley Fairburn, "The Delta Balladeer"
Label shot
DRC-45-147 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#26)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#19)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#2)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#8)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#8)
1953/July
(Bb est.)
Trumpet (Miss.)  196  [78] No rating I Feel Like Cryin'
Werley Fairburn "The Delta Balladeer"
   
    No rating Baby, Call On Me
Werley Fairburn "The Delta Balladeer"
   
1953/July
(Bb est.)
Trumpet (Miss.) 45-196  [45] No rating I Feel Like Cryin'
Werley Fairburn "The Delta Balladeer"
DRC-149 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#24)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#14)
    No rating Baby, Call On Me
Werley Fairburn "The Delta Balladeer"
DRC-148  
1954/Apr. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  2770  [78] No rating Good Deal, Lucille
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
   
    No rating Baby He's A Wolf
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
   
1954/Apr. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F2770  [45] Non-pertinent Good Deal, Lucille
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
(from Proper CD 103)
45-12374 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#17)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6004 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#3)
Bullet Hop CD 777 (#13)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#81)
    Non-pertinent Baby He's A Wolf
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
(from Proper CD 103)
45-12375 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#18)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#4)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#80)
1954/July 3
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  2844  [78] No rating Love Spelled Backwards Is Evol
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
   
    No rating Nothin' But Lovin'
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
   
1954/July 3
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F2844  [45] No rating Love Spelled Backwards Is Evol
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
45-12376 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#12)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#5)
Bullet Orbit CD 5908 (#23)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#18)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#18)
    No rating Nothin' But Lovin'
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
45-12377 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#11)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#6)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#9)
1954/Oct. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  2963  [78] No rating Prison Cell Of Love
Werly Fairburn
   
    No rating I Feel Like Cryin'
Werly Fairburn
   
1954/Oct. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F2963  [45] No rating Prison Cell Of Love
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
(from 45)
45-12677 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#21)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#8)
Bullet Orbit CD 5910 (#16)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#2)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#13)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#13)
    No rating I Feel Like Cryin'
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
45-13027 Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#7)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#14)
1955/Apr. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3101  [45] No rating It's A Cold Weary World
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
45-13026 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#23)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#9)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#16)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#16)
    No rating Spiteful Heart
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
45-12678 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#22)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#10)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#17)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#17)
1955/Aug. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21432  [78] No rating I Guess I'm Crazy (For Loving You)
Werly Fairburn
   
    No rating That Sweet Love Of Mine
Werly Fairburn
   
1955/Aug. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21432  [45] Non-pertinent I Guess I'm Crazy (For Loving You)
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
(from Proper CD 103)
ZSP 36596 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#12)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#111)
    No rating That Sweet Love Of Mine
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
ZSP 36595 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#11)
1956/Jan. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21483  [78] No rating Broken Hearted Me
Werly Fairburn
   
    No rating Stay Close To Me
Werly Fairburn
   
1956/Jan. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21483  [45] No rating Broken Hearted Me
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
JZSP36594 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#13)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#13)
    No rating Stay Close To Me
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
JZSP36593 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#14)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#14)
1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21528  [78] No rating Everybody's Rockin'
Werly Fairburn
   
    No rating It's Heaven
Werly Fairburn
   
1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21528  [45] Pertinent Everybody's Rockin'
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 38454 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16725 (#11)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#21)
Bullet Chief CD 1156509 (#2)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#8)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#15)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#21)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#8)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#3)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#48)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#3)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#1)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#1)
    Non-pertinent It's Heaven
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
JZSP 38452 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#15)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#16)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#15)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#15)
1956/Oct. 27
Bb c&w rev.
Savoy (N.J.)  1503  [78] No rating All The Time
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
SWF-6885  
    No rating I'm A Fool About Your Love
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
SWF-6882  
1956/Oct. 27
Bb c&w rev.
Savoy (N.J.) 451503  [45] Pertinent All The Time
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
(from 45)
45-SWF-6885 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#3)
Bullet Chief CD 1156507 (#22)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#11)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#18)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#6)
Bullet Lucky CD 502 (#13)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#4)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#4)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#4)
    Pertinent I'm A Fool About Your Love
Werly Fairburn And The Delta Boys
Label shot
(from 45)
45-SWF-6882 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#1)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#12)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#19)
Bullet Fed CD 11 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#9)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#49)
Bullet True Blue Rockabilly CD 002 (#18)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#5)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#3)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#3)
1957/Mar. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Savoy (N.J.)  1509  [78] No rating My Heart's On Fire
Werly Fairburn
   
    No rating Speak To Me Baby
Werly Fairburn
   
1957/Mar. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Savoy (N.J.) 45-1509  [45] Pertinent My Heart's On Fire
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
(from Collector LP 1019)
45-SWF-6034 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#4)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#20)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#6)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#5)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#5)
    Pertinent Speak To Me Baby
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
(from Collector LP 1019)
45-SWK-6335 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#5)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#21)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#7)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#6)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#6)
1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Savoy (N.J.)  1521  [78] No rating Telephone Baby
Werly Fairburn
   
    No rating No Blues Tomorrow
Werly Fairburn
   
1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Savoy (N.J.) 45-1521  [45] Pertinent Telephone Baby
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
(from Collector LP 1019)
45-SWF-70090 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#6)
Bullet Chief CD 1156508 (#21)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#13)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#22)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#23)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#3)
Bullet Pan American CD 56007 (#5)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#43)
Bullet WR 10 100 (#8)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#2)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#2)
    Pertinent No Blues Tomorrow
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
45-SWF-70091 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#7)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#23)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#7)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#7)
1962/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Milestone (Calif.)  2013  [45] No rating You Are My Sunshine
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
MR-103 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#29)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#10)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#10)
    No rating Doggone That Moon
Werly Fairburn
Label shot
MR-101 Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#27)
Bullet Wall LP 100 (#11)
Bullet White & All Right 10 100 (#11)
 
 
[radio performance]     [ ] No rating All By Myself [live vers.]
Werly Fairburn
(from Roller Coaster CD 3042)
  Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#38)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#19)
    No rating Everybody's Rockin' [live vers.]
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#27)
    No rating It's Heaven [live vers.]
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#28)
    No rating My Heart's On Fire [live vers.]
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#29)
    No rating Speak To Me Baby [live vers.]
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#30)
    No rating Stay Close To Me [live vers.]
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#26)
1954
 
Capitol (Calif.)     [unissued] No rating A Little Bit Of Nothing
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#20)
    No rating Won't It Be Nice
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#19)
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.)     [unissued] Pertinent I'm Jealous
Werly Fairburn
(from Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172)
  Bullet Ace CD 785 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#8)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#8)
Bullet El Toro CD 1043 (#17)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#41)
 
 
[need info]     [ ] No rating I've Got Nothing But Love
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet Wall LP 100 (#9)
    No rating Old Mem'ries Come Back
Werly Fairburn
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15578 (#16)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Collector (Netherlands) CL 1019LPRare Rock-A-Billy
1980WR 10010Everybody's Rockin' / Werly Fairburn
1982Epic (United States) EG 37984LPRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
1993Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15578CDEverybody's Rockin' / Werly Fairburn
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156507CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 7
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156508CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 8
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156509CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 9
1999Rollercoaster (England) 3042CDThe Big D Jamboree Live
2000Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62172CDAin't I'm A Dog!: 25 More Rockabilly Rave-Ups
Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62173CDWhistle Bait!: 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups
Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70100CDThe Big D Jamboree Live!
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 785CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Ace (England) CDCHD 786CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Mustang MUST 3CDLet's Go Boppin' Tonight
2003Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16725CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 25 (Columbia)
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2008Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?Big Tone (England) BTCD 6004CDCapitol Rockabilly, Vol. 2
CBS Special Products (United States) A 37984CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
Cactus (United States) CD 051CDTrumpet Hillbilly
El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1043CDMy Heart's On FIre, 1953-1959 / Werly Fairburn
Fed (Sweden) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Fed (Sweden) 11CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 11
Hop HOP-CD 777CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 2
Lucky (England) CDLR 502CDPianola Rock-Ola, Vol. 2
Lucky (England) CDLR 816CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 16
Orbit (United States) 5908CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 8
Orbit (United States) 5910CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 10
Pan American (Switzerland) 56007CDYou Are My Baby
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1
True Blue Rockabilly TBR 002CDTrue Blue Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Wall (United States) 100LPEverybody's Rockin' / Werly Fairburn
White & All Right (France) WALL 10010Everybody's Rockin' / Werly Fairburn


Acknowledgments:  Jurgen Blazejewski, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Rob Karman, Tom Krajina, Bernd Kratochwil, Kurt Krauter, Bob McGrath, Gerd Miller, No Hit Records, Bill Smoker, Mike Smyth, Frank Vennix, Joe Wajgel


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