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Harris, Ray

Full name Homer Raymond Harris. Born 1927 in Mantachie, Miss. Died in 2003.

References:

  • Article in issue 62 (1988) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  254  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Come On Little Mama — Ray Harris U-200 Bullet AVI CD 5003 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#16)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 023 (#5)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 15101 (#5)
Bullet Charly CD 16 (#4)
Bullet Charly LP 100 (#37)
Bullet Charly CD 103 (#15)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#44)
Bullet Charly CD 8099 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#30)
Bullet Charly LP 30123 (#5)
Bullet Charly LP 30138 (#1)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#12)
Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#37)
Bullet Collectables CD 6493 (#12)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#30)
Bullet Disky CD 5202 (#30)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#42)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#12)
Bullet Emusic/Sun MP 11590166 (#16)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#23)
Bullet J!mco CD 89193 (#6)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#17)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#29)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#47)
Bullet One Day Music CD 141 (#6)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4245 (#19)
Bullet Pie CD 153 (#13)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#118)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#69)
Bullet SSS LP 224 (#8)
Bullet Select CD 586 (#15)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#16)
Bullet Smithsonian CD 051 (#1)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#17)
Bullet Sun 10 802 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 504 (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 025 (#5)
Bullet Sun (France) CD 103 (#15)
Bullet Warwick LP 5060 (#19)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#12)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Where'd You Stay Last Nite — Ray Harris U-201 Bullet AVI CD 5003 (#8)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 001 (#1)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 15130 (#1)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#18)
Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#10)
Bullet Charly LP 10019 (#3)
Bullet Charly LP 30124 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#44)
Bullet Disky CD 5202 (#44)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#53)
Bullet Hallmark CD 307972 (#19)
Bullet Lotus CD 41006 (#13)
Bullet NME LP 5 (#3)
Bullet One Day Music CD 141 (#37)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#66)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 106 (#8)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#49)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 506 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 027 (#2)
Bullet [label?] CD 307972 (#19)
1957/Aug. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  272  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Greenback Dollar, Watch And Chain — Ray Harris U-254 Bullet AVI CD 5003 (#9)
Bullet Charly CD 16 (#19)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#51)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#8)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#47)
Bullet One Day Music CD 141 (#49)
Bullet Pan American CD 56034 (#23)
Bullet Rounder LP 37 (#11)
Bullet Rounder CD 37 (#11)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#59)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 503 (#2)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Foolish Heart — Ray Harris U-255 Bullet AVI CD 5003 (#11)
Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#10)
Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#6)
Unissued Tracks
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Come On Little Mama [alt. vers.] — Ray Harris   Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#12)
Bullet Boot 10 706/2 (#1)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Greenback Dollar, Watch And Chain [alt. vers.] — Ray Harris   Bullet Bear Family CD 16405 (#4)
Bullet Bopcat LP 200 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#1)
Bullet J!mco CD 89193 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1025 (#7)
    Pertinent Song sample Lonely Wolf — Ray Harris   Bullet AVI CD 5003 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16210 (#21)
Bullet Charly LP 2015 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 8236 (#3)
Bullet Charly LP 30105 (#2)
Bullet Charly LP 30138 (#13)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#36)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 509 (#7)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6903 (#14)
    No rating Love Dumb Baby — Ray Harris   Bullet AVI CD 5003 (#10)
Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#8)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#35)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1026 (#5)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating I'm Winning Now — Ray Harris   Bullet White Label LP 8801 (#9)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     Pertinent Come On Little Mama — Ray Harris   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1024 (#7)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 106LPMemphis Rocks the Country
SSS (Netherlands) HJS 224LPRocking & Stomping
Sun (England) (England) 6467 025LPSun Rockabillys: Put Your Cat Clothes On
1974Bopcat (Netherlands) B.L.P. 200LPWe Wanna Boogie
Sun (England) (England) 6467 027LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
1975Bellaphon (Germany) BI 15130LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
1976Charly (England) CR 30105LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 5: Rebel Rockabilly
1977Charly (England) CR 30123LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Charly (England) CR 30124LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1978Charly (England) CR 30138LPRockabilly Rules OK?
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8801LPRock And Rhythm
1979Warwick WW 5060LPRockabilly Dynamite
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
1981Charly (England) CRM 2015LPRebel Rockabilly
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50310Flyin' Saucers Rock 'N' Roll
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50410All Night Rock
1982Sun (England) (England) CFM 50610Rockabilly Craze
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50910Hillbilly Rock
1984Charly (England) LP 10019LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol.2
1985Sun (England) (England) SUN 1024LPHot Southern Boppers
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1025LPHop Flop And Fly
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1026LPRockabilly Tunes
1986Charly (England) 16CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly
1987NME (England) PRO 5LPI Dreamt I Was Elvis
1988Charly (England) CDSAM 103CDThe Sound Of Sun
Sun (England) (England) 6CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 2
Sun (France) (France) CD SAM 103CDThe Sound Of Sun
1990Charly/Instant (England) CD INS 5040CDThe Sun Story, Vol. 2: Rockabilly Rhythm
Rounder (United States) SS 37LPSun Rockabilly
1991Sun (England) (England) 9CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 3
1992Smithsonian (United States) RD 051CDMemphis Rocks: Rockabilly in Memphis, 1954-1968
1993Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 04CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 2
1994J!mco (Japan) JICK 89193CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Music Club (England) MCCD 024CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll
Sun MC 024CDBest Of Sun Rock & Roll
Sun LP- 80210Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
1995AVI (United States) CD 5003CDLet's Bop: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Charly (England) MID 8099CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Vladimir Twist VTR 6903LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 3
1996Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Pickwick PWKS 4245CDRockabilly Heaven (Sun Records)
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16210CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 14
Charly (England) CPCD 8236CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 4
Charly (England) CPCD 8274CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rockabilly
Hallmark 307972CDKings Of Rockabilly
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8317CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 5
[SERD?] SERD 12698LPRockabilly Rhythm
[label?] 307972CDKings Of Rockabilly
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16311CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 16: Rockabilly From The Vaults Of Sun Record
Boot 706/210Memphis Bop, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CPCD 8352CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Dressed To Kill/BMG (England) DTKBOX 66CDThe Sun Gods
2000Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16405CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 17 (Sun)
Collectables (United States) 0041CDSun Records: The Definitive Hits
Disky (Netherlands) DO 250542CDAs Good As It Gets: Rockabilly
Lotus (Italy) 41006CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Pie 153CDRockabilly Dance Party
2001Collectables (United States) COL 6493CDSun: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 2
Select CD 586CDRed Hot: The Best Of Sun Rockabilly
2002Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2005Emusic/Sun (United States) 11590166MPSun Spots, Vol. 1: The Story of Sun
2006Emusic/Charly (United States) 11312766MPEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Rhino (United States) R2 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56034CDMy Baby Scares Me
Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 017CDGood Rockin' Tonight: Red Hot Rockabilly
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
2011Not Now Music NOT2CD 424CDRoots Of Psychobilly
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 141CDEssential Rockabilly: The Sun Story
year?Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 001LPSun Rockabillies, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 023LPSun Rockabillies: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Bellaphon (Germany) BI 15101LPSun Rockabillys: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 06CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 2
Disky DCD 5202CDUlitmate Sun Rockabilly Collection
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Lasse Olander, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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