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Jimmy & Johnny

Jimmy Lee Fautheree (born 1934 in Smackover, Ark.) and Johnny Mathis (born in Maud, Texas). Mathis periodically left and was replaced as "Johnny" during those periods by Lynn Fautheree, Jimmy's brother.

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Artist image
Source: Jim Hilmar

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Feature (La.)  1092 
Auction history
No rating Label shot If You Don't, Somebody Else Will — Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis With Abe Manuel & The Louisiana Hillbillies    
    No rating Label shot I'm Beginning To Remember — Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis With Abe Manuel & The Louisiana Hillbillies    
1954/Sept. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Chess (Ill.)  4859 
Auction history
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample If You Don't Somebody Else Will — Jimmy Lee And Johnny Mathis U-7672 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#30)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#7)
    No rating Label shot I'm Beginning To Remember — Jimmy Lee And Johnny Mathis U-7671 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#31)
 
 
Chess (Ill.)  4859 
Auction history
No rating Label shot If You Don't Somebody Else Will — Jimmy & Johnny U-7672  
    No rating Label shot I'm Beginning To Remember — Jimmy & Johnny U-7671  
1955/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Chess (Ill.)  4862 
Auction history
No rating Can't You, Won't You — Jimmy & Johnny   Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#7)
    No rating The Fun Is Over — Jimmy & Johnny   Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#8)
1956/Jan. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29772 
Auction history
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Singing Daddy — Jimmy And Johnny 45-88858 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#12)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#50)
Bullet Sheik LP 601 (#16)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Trust Me — Jimmy And Johnny 45-88859+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#13)
1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29954 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Another Man's Name — Jimmy And Johnny 45-89432+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#16)
    No rating Label shot ' Til The End Of The World — Jimmy And Johnny 45-89430 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#14)
1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30061 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Love On My Mind — Jimmy And Johnny 45-100348 Bullet Bear Family CD 15623 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#17)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#9)
Bullet Chief CD 1156512 [1st] (#4)
Bullet Luxel CD 7106 (#15)
Bullet MCA LP 1755 (#9)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#14)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2697 (#9)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1504 (#12)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#47)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Imagination — Jimmy And Johnny 45-89431+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#15)
1957/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30278 
Auction history
No rating Here Comes My Baby — Jimmy & Johnny   Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#18)
    No rating Don't Give Me That Look — Jimmy & Johnny   Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#19)
1957/Aug. 12
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30410 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample What 'Cha Doin' To Me — Jimmy And Johnny 45-102915+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#21)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Do It Everytime — Jimmy And Johnny 45-102914+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#20)
1958/June 30
Bb pop rev.
D (Texas) 45-1004 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Can't Find The Door Knob — Jimmie And Johnny 1008 Bullet Ace 10 16 (#8)
Bullet Ace LP 45 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 218 (#13)
Bullet Ace LP 218 (#13)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#17)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16408 (#16)
Bullet Bop CD 006 (#21)
Bullet Chief CD 1156512 [1st] (#1)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#4)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#17)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#43)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Keep Telling Me — Jimmie And Johnny 1009 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#23)
1959/Oct. 5
Bb pop rev.
D (Texas)  1089 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Little Baby — Jimmy And Johnny 1208 Bullet Ace 10 18 (#4)
Bullet Ace CD 191 (#3)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#26)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#19)
    Non-pertinent All I Need Is Time — Jimmy And Johnny 1209 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#27)
1961/Feb. or later
(Bb est.)
TNT (Texas) TNT-184 
Auction history
No rating Don't Call Me, I'll Call You — Jimmy & Johnny -  
    No rating Label shot Two Empty Arms — Jimmy And Johnny And The Jades +  
1961/Apr. 17
Bb pop rev.
Republic (Calif.)  2014 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Knock On Wood — Jimmy And Johnny 1041 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#29)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Let Me Be The One — Jimmy And Johnny 1040 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#28)
Acetates
 
 
[acetate]    
Auction history
No rating Song sample Nobody Knows Where I Go — Jimmy & Johnny   Bullet Collector CD 4446 (#31)
Bullet White Label LP 8896 (#13)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2697LPRare Rockabilly
1979Ace (England) CH 1610Sleepy La Beef And Friends
1980Ace (England) CH 1810Kings Of Rockabilly, Vol. 1
1981MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCL 1504LPRockabilly Boogie
1982Ace (England) 45LPThe Best Of Ace Rockabilly
1985Chess PLP- 6025/6LPJust Go Wild And Boppin'
White Label (Netherlands) 8896LPThe Acetate Sessions
1986Ace (England) CH 191LPRockabilly Shakeout
MCA 1755LPDecca Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 1
1987Ace (England) CDCH 218CDThe Fifties: Rockabilly Fever
1991Ace (England) CDCHD 311CDRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie ; The Best Of Ace Rockabilly
1992Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15623CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 2
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5705CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1994MCA 11119CDDecca Rock & Roll Collection
1995Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156512 [1st]CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 12
1998Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4446CDRockin' Acetates
2000Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16408CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 19 (D/Dart)
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
year?Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15771CDIf You Don't Somebody Else Will / Jimmy & Johnny
Bop BOP- 006CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 6
Folkline (England) 274- 164CDGo Kat Go!, Vol. 3
Hop HB-HV 003CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 3
Luxel MAS 7106CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 6
Sheik LP 601LPLong Gone Cats, Vol. 1
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  John Burton, CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Tom Krajina, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, John Neal, Alexander Petrauskas, Bob Pinson, Tomohiro Sakamoto, Uncle Gil, Joe Wajgel


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