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Hall, Roy

Real name James Faye Hall. Born 1922 in Big Stone Gap, Va. Died in 1984.

References:

  • Feature article in issue 19 (1978) of New Kommotion.
  • Feature article and discography in issue 8 (1981) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.
  • Article in issue 87 (1990) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 61 (1996) of Rockin' Fifties.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1951/Apr. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Fortune (Mich.)  126  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Dirty Boogie — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys B Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#12)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2014 (#1)
Bullet Fortune LP 3001 (#3)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#24)
Bullet White Label LP 2819 (#3)
    Non-pertinent Song sample No Rose Of San Antone — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys   Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#26)
Bullet White Label LP 2819 (#7)
 
 
Fortune (Mich.)  126  Non-pertinent Song sample Okee Doaks — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys A Bullet Esoldun LP 2014 (#2)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#25)
Bullet White Label LP 2819 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 2829 (#18)
    No rating Dirty Boogie — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys    
 
 
Fortune (Mich.)  133  Non-pertinent Song sample Never Marry A Tennessee Gal — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys   Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#27)
Bullet White Label LP 2829 (#1)
    No rating We Never Get Too Big To Cry — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys    
1950/May 6
Bb c&w rev.
Bullet (Tenn.)  704  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Mule Boogie — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys B Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#25)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 109 (#1)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#28)
Bullet White Label LP 2828 (#5)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Old Folks Jamboree — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys   Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 109 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 2828 (#6)
1953
(Bb est.)
Fortune (Mich.) 45-170  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Going Down The Road Feeling Bad – (instr.) — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys B  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Jealous Love — The Davis Sisters With Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys A  
1950/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Bullet (Tenn.)  712  No rating Ain't You Afraid? — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys    
    No rating Turn My Picture To The Wall — Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys    
1955/Oct. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29697  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On — Roy Hall 88551 Bullet Bear Family CD 15623 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#1)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#5)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#1)
Bullet Emusic/JSP MP 11565486 (#2)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#2)
Bullet MCA LP 1755 (#5)
Bullet MCA LP 9185 (#4)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#5)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2697 (#5)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#115)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#8)
Bullet Rocket 88 LP 5002 (#11)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#3)
Bullet Time-Life Music CD 32 / OPCD-2571 (#10)
Bullet Time-Life Music LP 2571 (#10)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample All By Myself — Roy Hall 88552+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15733 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#2)
Bullet MCA LP 1756 (#2)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2789 (#2)
Bullet MCA (Sweden) LP 9279 (#13)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#9)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#45)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#4)
1956/Jan. 7
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29786  Pertinent Label shot Song sample See You Later Alligator — Roy Hall 45-88982 Bullet Bear Family CD 15623 (#21)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#6)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5706 (#2)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#5)
Bullet MCA LP 1756 (#11)
Bullet MCA LP 9185 (#17)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2789 (#11)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#2)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#7)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Stop Now — Roy Hall 45-88981+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15733 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17030 (#29)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5706 (#12)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#4)
Bullet MCA LP 1757 (#2)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2833 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56004 (#5)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#1)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#5)
1956/Mar. 31
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29880  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Suede Shoes — Roy Hall 45-89453 Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#8)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5716 (#21)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#6)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 8507 (#3)
Bullet Pan American CD 56016 (#22)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#11)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Luscious — Roy Hall 45-89455+ Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#26)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#11)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#10)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#11)
1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30060  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Diggin' The Boogie — Roy Hall 45-100425+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15623 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#15)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#7)
Bullet MCA LP 1755 (#15)
Bullet MCA LP 9185 (#10)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2697 (#15)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1504 (#6)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#3)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Three Alley Cats — Roy Hall 45-100424 Bullet Bear Family CD 15623 (#26)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#5)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#12)
Bullet MCA LP 1755 (#6)
Bullet MCA LP 9185 (#5)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#15)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2697 (#6)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#4)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#14)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#10)
1956/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Fortune (Mich.)  521  No rating Corrine Corrina – (instr.) — Roy Hall And His Back Room Boys F-57  
    No rating Don't Ask Me No Questions (I'll Tell You No Lies) – (instr.) — Roy Hall And His Back Room Boys F-58  
1960
RCA mx code
Pierce (Tenn.) PR-1918 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample One Monkey Can't Stop The Show — Roy "The Hound" L8OW-1918 Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#18)
Bullet Bop CD 004 (#12)
Bullet Jim Jam LP 1010 (#4)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#13)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#21)
    Pertinent Label shot Flood Of Love — Roy "The Hound" L8OW-1919 Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#19)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#6)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#22)
1965 or later
(mx est.)
Hi-Q (Mich.)  5045  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Three Alley Cats — Roy Hall And His Jumping Cats H 166 Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#14)
Bullet Chief CD 1156507 (#23)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2013 (#10)
Bullet Pan American CD 56012 (#25)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#20)
Bullet Zomboco CD 9 (#19)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Bed Spring Motel (23 Spring St.) — Roy Hall And His Jumping Cats H 167 Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#15)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#5)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#19)
1965 or later
(mx est.)
Hi-Q (Mich.)  5050  Pertinent Label shot Dig, Everybody, Dig That Boogie — Roy Hall's Alley Cats 220H Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#16)
Bullet Speed CD [no #] (#20)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#18)
    Pertinent Label shot Go Go Little Queenie! — Roy Hall's Alley Cats 221-H Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#17)
Bullet Big Rumble LP 104 (#9)
Bullet Fed CD 08 (#3)
Bullet Lucky CD 601 (#13)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#23)
Unissued Tracks
1955
 
Decca (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating Christine [vers. 1] — Roy Hall   Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#6)
    Pertinent Song sample Move On — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 15733 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#4)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5706 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#10)
Bullet MCA LP 1757 (#12)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2833 (#12)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#12)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#9)
    Pertinent Song sample Offbeat Boogie — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 15623 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#16)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#9)
Bullet MCA LP 1755 (#16)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2697 (#16)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#7)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#2)
1956
 
Decca (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating My Girl And His Girl [vers. 1] — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#27)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#13)
    Pertinent You Ruined My Blue Suede Shoes — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#8)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) CD 5935 (#11)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 25089 (#1)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#12)
1958
 
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Borderline Song sample Christine [vers. 2] — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16210 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#23)
Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#24)
Bullet Charly LP 30227 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#12)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1035 (#12)
1959
 
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating I Lost My Baby — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#21)
Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#18)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1035 (#14)
    No rating Sweet Love On My Mind — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#22)
Bullet Charly CD 8161 (#13)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#44)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1035 (#13)
 
 
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent My Girl And His Girl [vers. 2] — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#20)
Bullet Charly CD 8236 (#25)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#13)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating My Girl And His Girl [vers. 3] — Roy Hall   Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 124 (#8)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Diggin' The Boogie [alt. vers.] — Roy Hall   Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#24)
    No rating I Do Like Girls — Roy Hall   Bullet Bark Log CD 4-5 (#8)
Bullet Barklog LP 4 (#8)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2697LPRare Rockabilly
1977MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2789LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1978MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2833LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1979MCA MAPS 9185LP20 Rockabilly Hits
Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) RLP 109LPBoogie With A Bullet
1980MCA (England) (England) CDL 8507LPRare Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1
1981MCA (Sweden) (Sweden) COPS 9279LPHappy Days Of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCL 1504LPRockabilly Boogie
Rock & Country (Sweden) 1008LPBoogie Rockabilly / Roy Hall
1984Charly (England) CR 30227LPDiggin' The Boogie / Roy Hall
Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) 124LPRock And Roll Blues
1986Fortune (United States) 3001LPThe Original Tattooed Lady
MCA 1755LPDecca Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 1
MCA 1756LPDecca Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
MCA 1757LPDecca Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Sun (England) (England) LP 1035LPSunset Special
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2013LPBaby Let's Rock
Esoldun (France) RR 2014LPGroovie Boogie Woogie Boy
MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCAD 5935CD20 Rockabilly Classics
1988MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCA- 25089LPRockabilly Classics
1990Time-Life Music (United States) 2RNR- 32 / OPCD-2571CDRed-Hot Rockabilly
1991White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2819LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 19
1992Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15623CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 2
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5705CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Big Tone (England) BT 5706CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Big Tone (England) BT 5716CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 4
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156507CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 7
1994Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15733CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 6
MCA 11119CDDecca Rock & Roll Collection
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2828LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 28
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2829LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 29
1995Big Rumble F 104LPKiller Dillas, Vol. 5
1996Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CPCD 8161CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 3
Jim Jam (Netherlands) WLJJ 1010LPRebel Rockabilly Rock, Vol. 10
1997Barklog (England) BL 4LPCountry Hicks, Vol. 4
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16210CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 14
Charly (England) CPCD 8236CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 4
Lucky (England) CDLR 601CDRock Rock-Ola
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8317CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 5
1999Dressed To Kill/BMG (England) DTKBOX 66CDThe Sun Gods
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16747CDRoy Rocks / Roy Hall
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17030CDJuke Joint Boogie
2009Emusic/JSP (United States) 11565486MPVirginia Rocks!: The History of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth, CD A
JSP (England) 6201CDVirginia Rocks: The History Of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth
year?Bark Log (England) 4-5CDCountry Hicks, Vol. 4-5
Bop BOP- 004CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 4
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 06CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 2
Fed (Norway) 08CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 8
Pan American (Switzerland) 56004CDTwo Timin' Woman
Pan American (Switzerland) 56012CDPrimitive Love
Pan American (Switzerland) 56016CDShe's A Devil
Rocket 88 (Australia) RLP 5002LPRiot In Cell Block 9
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 2440CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 5
Speed [no #]CDSpeed Crazy
TRG (Netherlands) H 505 101CDDiggin' That Rock-A-Billy Boogie / Roy Hall
Time-Life Music OP- 2571LPRed-Hot Rockabilly
Zomboco (United States) 9CDReal Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 9


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