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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.

Notes:


Original Releases

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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  [78] Non-pertinent Dirty Boogie
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys / [personnel on label]
Label shot
(from White Label LP 2819)
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 No Rose Of San Antone
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
(from White Label LP 2819)
  Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#26)
Bullet White Label LP 2819 (#7)
 
 
Fortune (Mich.)  126  [78] Non-pertinent Okee Doaks
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys / [personnel on label]
Label shot
(from White Label LP 2829)
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 / [personnel on label]
Label shot
B  
 
 
Fortune (Mich.)  133  [78] No rating Never Marry A Tennessee Gal
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
   
    No rating We Never Get Too Big To Cry
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
   
 
 
Fortune (Mich.)  133  [45] Non-pertinent Never Marry A Tennessee Gal
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
(from White Label LP 2829)
  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  [78] No rating Mule Boogie
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys / Vocal By Frankie Brumbalough
Label shot
B  
    No rating Old Folks Jamboree
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
   
1950/May 6
Bb c&w rev.
Bullet (Tenn.)  704  [45] Non-pertinent Mule Boogie
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
(from White Label LP 2828)
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 Old Folks Jamboree
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
(from White Label LP 2828)
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 109 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 2828 (#6)
1953
(Bb est.)
Fortune (Mich.)  170  [78] No rating Going Down The Road Feeling Bad
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
   
    No rating Jealous Love
The Davis Sisters With Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
   
1953
(Bb est.)
Fortune (Mich.) 45-170  [45] Non-pertinent Going Down The Road Feeling Bad – (instr.)
Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
Label shot
(from 45)
B  
    Non-pertinent Jealous Love
The Davis Sisters With Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys
Label shot
(from 45)
A  
1950/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Bullet (Tenn.)  712  [45] 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.)  29697  [78] No rating Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Roy Hall
   
    No rating All By Myself
Roy Hall
   
1955/Oct. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29697  [45] Pertinent Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15623)
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 Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#67)
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 All By Myself
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15733)
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 Not Now Music CD 346 (#16)
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.)  29786  [78] No rating See You Later Alligator
Roy Hall
   
    No rating Don't Stop Now
Roy Hall
   
1956/Jan. 7
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29786  [45] Pertinent See You Later Alligator
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15623)
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 One Day Music CD 134 (#21)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#2)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#7)
    Pertinent Don't Stop Now
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 17030)
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.)  29880  [78] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Roy Hall
   
    No rating Luscious
Roy Hall
   
1956/Mar. 31
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29880  [45] Pertinent Blue Suede Shoes
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from 45)
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 Not Now Music CD 066 (#2)
Bullet One Day Music CD 134 (#9)
Bullet Pan American CD 56016 (#22)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1008 (#11)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Luscious
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from 45)
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.)  30060  [78] No rating Diggin' The Boogie
Roy Hall
   
    No rating Three Alley Cats
Roy Hall
   
1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30060  [45] Pertinent Diggin' The Boogie
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15623)
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 Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#18)
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 Three Alley Cats
Roy Hall
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15623)
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 Not Now Music CD 066 (#53)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 449 (#45)
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  [78] No rating Corrine Corrina
Roy Hall And His Back Room Boys
   
    No rating Don't Ask Me No Questions (I'll Tell You No Lies)
Roy Hall And His Back Room Boys
   
1956/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Fortune (Mich.)  521  [45] No rating Corrine Corrina – (instr.)
Roy Hall And His Back Room Boys
Label shot
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  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent One Monkey Can't Stop The Show
Roy "The Hound"
Label shot
(from Jim Jam LP 1010)
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 Flood Of Love
Roy "The Hound"
Label shot
(from 45)
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  [45] Pertinent Three Alley Cats
Roy Hall And His Jumping Cats
Label shot
(from 45)
H 166 Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#14)
Bullet Chief CD 1156507 (#23)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2013 (#10)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#9)
Bullet Pan American CD 56012 (#25)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#20)
Bullet Zomboco CD 9 (#19)
    Non-pertinent Bed Spring Motel (23 Spring St.)
Roy Hall And His Jumping Cats
Label shot
(from 45)
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  [45] Pertinent Dig Everybody Dig That Boogie
Roy Hall's Alley Cats
Label shot
(from 45)
220H Bullet Bear Family CD 16747 (#16)
Bullet Speed CD [no #] (#20)
Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#18)
    Pertinent Go Go Little Queenie!
Roy Hall's Alley Cats
Label shot
(from 45)
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)
1955
 
Decca (N.Y.)     [unissued] No rating Christine [vers. 1]
Roy Hall
  Bullet TRG CD 505 101 (#6)
    Pertinent Move On
Roy Hall
(from Bear Family CD 15733)
  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 Offbeat Boogie
Roy Hall
(from Bear Family CD 15623)
  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.)     [unissued] 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.)     [unissued] Borderline Christine [vers. 2]
Roy Hall
(from Bear Family CD 16210)
  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.)     [unissued] 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.)     [unissued] 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]     [unissued] No rating My Girl And His Girl [vers. 3]
Roy Hall
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 124 (#8)
 
 
[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)

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 1755LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 1
MCA 1756LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
MCA 1757LPRare 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
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
JSP (England) 6201CDVirginia Rocks: The History Of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
Not Now Music NOT2CD 375CDRed Hot Rockabilly
2011Not Now Music NOT3CD 066CDRoyal Rockabilly Flush
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 134CDEssential Rockabilly: The Decca Story
2012Not Now Music NOT2CD 449CDRockin' In The Graveyard
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
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll
Fed (Sweden) 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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