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Parchman, Kenny

Born 1932 in Madison County, Tennessee. Died in 1999.

References:

  • Feature article, discography, and sessionography in issue 105 (2005) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Aug. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Jaxon (Tenn.)  504  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Treat Me Right — Kenny Parchman J-16 Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#50)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#7)
Bullet One Day Music CD 010 (#62)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#115)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8411 (#7)
Bullet Rockhouse CD 9319 (#22)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#53)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 20 (#2)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't You Know — Kenny Parchman J-17 Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#6)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8503 (#4)
Bullet Rockhouse CD 9319 (#11)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 20 (#10)
1958/Mar. 31
Bb pop rev.
Lu (Tenn.)  504  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Get It Off Your Mind — Kenny Parchman And His High-Hats 4688 Bullet Chief CD 1156508 (#10)
Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#7)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#11)
Bullet Rockhouse CD 9319 (#3)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Sattellite Hop – (instr.) — Kenny Parchman And His High-Hats 4687 Bullet Collector LP 1019 (#6)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#10)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 043 (#7)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 082 (#5)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 100 (#9)
Unissued Tracks
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Song sample I Feel Like Rockin' [vers. 1] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#22)
Bullet Charly CD 8236 (#4)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#11)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#11)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#58)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#2)
Bullet Lotus CD [2] (#14)
Bullet Lotus CD 41006 (#4)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#8)
Bullet Sun 10 805 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#2)
    Pertinent Song sample Love Crazy Baby [vers. 1] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#25)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#21)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#14)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#3)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#10)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#65)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#10)
Bullet Sun 10 803 (#2)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#1)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Don't You Know (What's The Reason) — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#19)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1036 (#4)
    No rating Get It Off Your Mind [alt. vers. 1] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#4)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#41)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1025 (#10)
    Pertinent Song sample Get It Off Your Mind [alt. vers. 2] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Rockhouse LP 8503 (#3)
    No rating I Feel Like Rockin' [vers. 2] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1038 (#6)
    No rating Love Crazy Baby [vers. 2] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Charly CD 8137 (#5)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1025 (#5)
    Pertinent Song sample Treat Me Right [alt. vers. 1] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Bear Family CD 16210 (#9)
Bullet Big Mike's CD (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#15)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#4)
Bullet Sun 10 802 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1025 (#4)
    No rating Treat Me Right [alt. vers. 2] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Charly CD 8137 (#6)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#18)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1036 (#5)
    No rating Treat Me Right [alt. vers. 3] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1038 (#14)
    Pertinent Song sample What's The Reason — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#3)
Bullet Boot 10 706/2 (#4)
Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#25)
Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#25)
    Pertinent Song sample You Call Everybody Darlin' [vers. 1] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Blend LP 82004 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#1)
Bullet Club LP 017 (#3)
Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#1)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#1)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8411 (#14)
Bullet Rockhouse CD 9319 (#15)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1025 (#8)
    No rating You Call Everybody Darlin' [vers. 2] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1038 (#13)
1957-58
 
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating I Feel Like Rockin' [vers. 3] — Kenny Parchman    
    No rating Love Crazy Baby [vers. 3] — Kenny Parchman   Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#20)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1038 (#12)
    Pertinent Song sample Tennessee Zip — Kenny Parchman   Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#21)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#14)
Bullet Charly CD 8099 (#4)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#43)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#18)
Bullet Disky CD 5202 (#18)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#10)
Bullet Hydra CD 27125 (#8)
Bullet Lotus CD [1] (#16)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#56)
Bullet Sun 10 801 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1038 (#7)
1959
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Treat Me Right [alt. vers. 4] — Kenny Parchman    
    No rating You Call Everybody Darlin' [vers. 3] — Kenny Parchman    

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Collector (Netherlands) CL 1019LPRare Rock-A-Billy
1983Blend (Belgium) BLR. 82004LPRock & Roll Collection, Vol. 4
1984Rockhouse (Netherlands) LP 8411LPRock It!
1985Rockhouse (Netherlands) 8503LPRock-It, Vol. 2
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1025LPHop Flop And Fly
1986Sun (England) (England) LP 1038LPFeel Like Rockin'
1987Magnum Force (England) MFLP 043LPRed Hot Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1988Sun (England) (England) 6CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 2
Sun (England) (England) LP 1036LPMore Sundown Rockers
1991Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5203CDUltimate Sun Rock & Roll Collection
1992Magnum Force (England) CDMF 082CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Vol. 8 (Best Of)
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156508CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 8
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 04CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 2
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 05CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 1
Rockhouse (Netherlands) ROCKCD 9319CDRock It: 32 Authentic R&R And Rockabilly Shakers
1994Music Club (England) MCCD 024CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll
Sun MC 024CDBest Of Sun Rock & Roll
Sun LP- 80110Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll
Sun LP- 80210Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
1995AVI (United States) CD 5004CDRock Baby Rock It: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Charly (England) MID 8099CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1996AVI (United States) CD 5019CDRock Boppin' Baby: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
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
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8137CDUnissued Sun Masters
Charly (England) CPCD 8317CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 5
Magnum Force (England) CDMF 100CDMagnum 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
2000Lotus (Italy) [2]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 2
Lotus (Italy) [1]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 1
Lotus (Italy) 41006CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2004Hydra (Germany) BCK 27125CDI Feel Like Rockin' / Kenny Parchman
2005Stomper Time (England) STCD 20CDHot Rockin' Music From Tennessee: The Jaxon Recording Company Story
2006Emusic/Charly (United States) 11312766MPEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 119CDRaunchy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Memphis Rock & Roll
2013One Day Music (England) DAY3CD 010CDReal Rare Rockabilly
year?Big Mike's CDGet Your Kicks: 25 Vintage Rockers
Club (Spain) 017LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 17
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky DCD 5202CDUlitmate Sun Rockabilly Collection
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 2440CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 5
Sun LP- 80310Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
Sun LP- 80510Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5


Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Klaus Kettner, Tom Lincoln, Rockabilly Ranch


Compilation & presentation © 2018, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 12/15/2018

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