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Thompson, Hayden

Born 1938 in Booneville, Miss.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 27 (1983) of New Kommotion.
  • Feature article in issue 26 (1985) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine; sessionography in issue 27.
  • Interview in issue 33 (1987) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.
  • Article in issue 268 (2005) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Nov.
BMI clear.
Von (Miss.) 78-HT1001 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Song sample I Feel The Blues Coming On — Hayden Thompson, The South's Most Versatile Singer, And His Southern Melody Boys A 7555 Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#25)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#1)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#27)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#10)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#14)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Act Like You Love Me — Hayden Thompson, The South's Most Versatile Singer, And His Southern Melody Boys B 7555 Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#24)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#2)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#14)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 170 (#2)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#15)
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  3517 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love My Baby — Hayden Thompson P-305 Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#1)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 023 (#14)
Bullet Cambra Sound LP 104 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 100 (#43)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#17)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#38)
Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#26)
Bullet Charly LP 30123 (#14)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#4)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#18)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#2)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#33)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#2)
Bullet Music Club CD 024 (#8)
Bullet NME LP 5 (#8)
Bullet Pan American CD 56002 (#2)
Bullet Presto CD 7 (#52)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#94)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#17)
Bullet Rounder LP 37 (#10)
Bullet Rounder CD 37 (#10)
Bullet SAAR CD 41006 (#9)
Bullet SSS LP 224 (#13)
Bullet Select CD 586 (#2)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#67)
Bullet Sun CD 024 (#8)
Bullet Sun 10 802 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 505 (#3)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 025 (#14)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#8)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#18)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample One Broken Heart — Hayden Thompson P-306 Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#4)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#5)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#46)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#5)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#105)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 106 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#17)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 513 (#7)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#6)
1961/Aug. 14
Bb pop rev.
Profile (Ill.)  4015 
Auction history
Pertinent Song sample Whatcha Gonna Do — Hayden Thompson S-1426 Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/27 (#3)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 666- 4 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#30)
Bullet Eagle LP 322 (#4)
Bullet Fifty-Eight LP 101 (#8)
Bullet Lucky CD 808 (#30)
Bullet Profile CD 4000 (#1)
    No rating Summer's Almost Over — Hayden Thompson S-1427 Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#31)
Bullet Profile CD 4000 (#27)
1963/June
(Bb est.)
Arlen (Pa.)  728 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Song sample Queen Bee — Hayden Thompson H.T.-1 Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#32)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#18)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#22)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#17)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Pardon Me — Hayden Thompson H.T.-2 Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#33)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#18)
Unissued Tracks
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Love My Baby [alt. vers.] — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#26)
Bullet Boot 10 706 (#7)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#29)
Bullet Sun 10 no # (#7)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#7)
    No rating One Broken Heart [alt. vers.] — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#27)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#30)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#1)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Blues, Blues, Blues [vers. 1] — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#5)
Bullet Born Bad LP 008 (#5)
Bullet Cato LP 003 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30147 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#7)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#29)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#3)
Bullet STCTU CD 001 (#27)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 510 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1010 [1st] (#7)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#2)
    Pertinent Blues, Blues, Blues [vers. 2] — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#7)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#32)
    Pertinent Song sample Fairlane Rock — Hayden Thompson   Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#3)
Bullet Charly CD 36 (#22)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#40)
Bullet Charly CD 8236 (#8)
Bullet Charly LP 30147 (#8)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#6)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#5)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#52)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#1)
Bullet J!mco CD 89194 (#25)
Bullet Presto CD 406 (#59)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#40)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 505 (#2)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1010 [1st] (#8)
Bullet Sunjay CD 600 (#14)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#3)
    No rating Song sample Mama, Mama, Mama — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8099 (#9)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#9)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#31)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#15)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 505 (#4)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#4)
    Pertinent Song sample Rockabilly Gal — Hayden Thompson   Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#2)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#27)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#52)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1026 (#2)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#9)
    No rating You're My Sunshine — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#8)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#31)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 505 (#1)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#5)
1958
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Brown Eyed Handsome Man — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#15)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#11)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#12)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#1)
    No rating Call Me Shorty — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#10)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#10)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#8)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#2)
    No rating Frankie & Johnny — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#14)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#15)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#1)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#7)
    No rating Goin' Steady — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#12)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#12)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#17)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#6)
    No rating I'll Hold You In My Heart — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#13)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#21)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#8)
1959
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Kansas City Blues — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#9)
Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#14)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#9)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#5)
 
 
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Congratulations To You, Joe — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#9)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#33)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#11)
    Pertinent Song sample Don't You Worry — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16210 (#23)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#4)
Bullet SAAR CD 41006 (#20)
Bullet Sunjay CD 70601 (#10)
1960
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating The Keys To My Kingdom — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#25)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#11)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#18)
    No rating Pretending — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#7)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#16)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#6)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#10)
    No rating You're Not Wearing My Ring — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#7)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#11)
    No rating Your True Love — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#17)
1961
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating How I Wish — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#10)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#19)
    No rating It Won't Be Long Until The Summer — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#15)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#13)
    No rating Old Kris Kringle — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#16)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#19)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#21)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Pardon Me [alt. vers.] — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Charly LP 30262 (#17)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#27)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#3)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#9)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#16)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#20)
1963
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Guess I'd Better Be Moving Along — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270131 (#28)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#2)
    No rating I Guess I'd Better Be Moving Along — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#19)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#4)
    No rating I Wanna Get Home — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#22)
    No rating This Is Country — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#11)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating I Need A Break — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#14)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#9)
    No rating Mighty Big Wall — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Magnum Force LP 051 (#8)
Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#22)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating $ 16.88 — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#15)
    No rating The Four Seasons Of Life — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#10)
    No rating Lonesome For My Baby — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#16)
    No rating This Old Windy City — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Bear Family LP 15263 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16131 (#20)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating And She Said — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating Be Bop A Lula — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating Blue Blue Day — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating Girl From Arkansas — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating I'm Left You're Right She's Gone — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating It Won't Be Long Until Summer — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Sunjay LP 569 (#3)
    No rating Kansas City — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Profile CD 4000 (#25)
    No rating My Baby Left Me — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating Mystery Train — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating Present For Mommy — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Profile CD 4000 (#28)
    No rating These Boots Are Made For Walkin' — Hayden Thompson    
    No rating Why — Hayden Thompson   Bullet Profile CD 4000 (#26)
    No rating You Don't Have A Baby To Cry — Hayden Thompson    

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
1977Charly (England) CR 30123LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
1978Charly (England) CR 30147LPRaunchy Rockabilly
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1010 [1st]LPSun Rockabillies; Vol. 1
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
Fifty-Eight 101LPRock 'N' Roll For Collectors, Vol. 1
1981Sun (England) (England) CFM 50510Rockabilly Jamboree
1982Sun (England) (England) CFM 51010Rockabilly Fever
Sun (England) (England) CFM 51310Teenage Bop
1983Cambra Sound (England) CR 104LPRockabilly Rebels
1984Eagle (Germany) 322LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 12
1985Sun (England) (England) SUN 1026LPRockabilly Tunes
1986Charly (England) 36CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CR 30262LPRockabilly Guy, 1954-1962 / Hayden Thompson
Sunjay (Sweden) SJLP 569LPEarly Days / Hayden Thompson
1987NME (England) PRO 5LPI Dreamt I Was Elvis
1988Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15263LPFairlane Rock / Hayden Thompson
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
1993Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 04CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 2
1994J!mco (Japan) JICK 89194CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Music Club (England) MCCD 024CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll
Sun MC 024CDBest Of Sun Rock & Roll
Sun 80210Sun Country Rock & Roll, Vol. 2
Sunjay (Sweden) SJCD 600CDCrazy 'Bout An Automobile
1995AVI (United States) CD 5004CDRock Baby Rock It: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Charly (England) MID 8099CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1996Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Lucky (England) CDLR 808CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 8
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
Gee Dee Music (Germany) 270131CDLove My Baby / Hayden Thompson
1998Boot 70610Memphis Bop
Sun no #10Memphis Bop
Sunjay (Sweden) 70601CDThe Legendary Sun Artists
[SERD?] SERD 12698LPRockabilly Rhythm
1999Charly (England) CPCD 8352CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Dressed To Kill/BMG (England) DTKBOX 66CDThe Sun Gods
2000Disky (Netherlands) DO 250542CDAs Good As It Gets: Rockabilly
Pulse (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
SAAR (Italy) 41006CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2001Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 344CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story, Vol. 2
Select CD 586CDRed Hot: The Best Of Sun Rockabilly
2002Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2005B-Sharp (England) 666- 4LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 3
2006El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1011CDTennessee Rock'n Billy 1955
Emusic/Charly (United States) 11312766MPEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 170CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2: The New Breed
2008Proper 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
2010Profile (United States) PRFCD- 4000CDThe Story Of Profile Records
year?B-Sharp 6/27CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 2
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16131CDRock-A-Billy Gal: The Sun Years Plus / Hayden Thompson
Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 023LPSun Rockabillies: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Born Bad (England) BB 008LPBorn Bad, Vol. 8
Cato (England) LP 003LPSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 3
Charly (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Magnum Force (England) MFLP 1. 051LPFunny How Time Slips Away / Hayden Thompson
Pan American (Switzerland) 56002CDLove My Baby
Presto Vol. 7CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 7
Presto DBL CD 406CDBig Bad Hot-Rod Drag & Real Rockin' Roadster Music
STCTU STCTU 001CDSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, John Burton, CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Steve Holloway, Adam Komorowski, Mike McEchron, No Hit Records, Lasse Olander, Rockabilly Ranch, Matti Turunen, Svein Arne Vikesdal, Joe Wajgel


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