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Williams, Jim

Born in Memphis, Tenn.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/June 3
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  270  Pertinent Label shot Song sample That Depends On You — Jim Williams U-237 Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#15)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 509 (#4)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Please Don't Cry Over Me — Jim Williams U-236 Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#14)
Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#17)
Bullet Star-Club CD 5060102 (#30)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 509 (#5)
1958/Mar. 31
Bb c&w rev.
Dub Int. (Ark.) FJ-2842 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Belong To You — Jimmy Williams J9OW-1085 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2008 (#9)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2008 (#9)
Bullet Chief CD 1156506 (#23)
Bullet Club LP 016 (#17)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 102 (#14)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're Always Late — Jimmy Williams J9OW-1084 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2008 (#4)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2008 (#4)
Bullet Chief CD 1156503 (#23)
Bullet Club LP 017 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 07 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 806 (#15)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#43)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 102 (#15)
1958/Apr. or later
(Bb est.)
Orbit (loc?) [3] K9002  No rating Label shot You're The One — Jimmy Williams / Orchestra Under The Direction Of Sid Bass 58-OR-3  
    No rating Label shot I'll Only Give My Love — Jimmy Williams / Orchestra Under The Direction Of Sid Bass 58-OR-4  
Unissued Tracks
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Song sample Fire Engine Red — Jim Williams   Bullet Disky CD 05 (#44)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#44)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1023 (#3)
    Pertinent Song sample Rock A Bye Baby — Jim Williams   Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#31)
Bullet Charly CD 8274 (#7)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#13)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#13)
Bullet Lucky CD 802 (#25)
Bullet Sun 10 801 (#3)
    No rating Rocking History — Jim Williams   Bullet Charly CD 8277 (#21)
    Pertinent Song sample Sonny Boy — Jim Williams   Bullet Disky CD 06 (#10)
Bullet Lucky CD 801 (#13)
Bullet Sun 10 802 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1023 (#4)
    Borderline Sweet Rockin' Mama — Jim Williams   Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#15)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#39)
Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#15)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample All I Want Is You — Jim Williams   Bullet Bear Family CD 16405 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 8277 (#29)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#35)
Bullet SAAR CD 41008 (#22)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1030 (#4)
    Pertinent Song sample My One Desire — Jim Williams   Bullet Bear Family CD 16210 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 8353 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1030 (#5)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Good Lookin' Woman — Jim Williams   Bullet Disky CD 06 (#31)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 102LPSound Of Rockabilly
1980Bison Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2008LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 6
1982Sun (England) (England) CFM 50910Hillbilly Rock
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2008LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 6
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1023LPRock And Roll Pills
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1030LPRockin' Rollin' Country Style
1991Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156503CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 3
Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5203CDUltimate Sun Rock & Roll Collection
Sun (England) (England) 9CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 3
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156506CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 6
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 05CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 1
1994Sun 80110Sun Country Rock & Roll
Sun 80210Sun Country Rock & Roll, Vol. 2
1996AVI (United States) CD 5019CDRock Boppin' Baby: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Lucky (England) CDLR 801CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 802CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 2
Lucky (England) CDLR 806CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 6
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16210CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 14
Charly (England) CPCD 8274CDThe Very Best Of Sun Rockabilly
Charly (England) CPCD 8277CDSun Rock & Roll
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8317CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 5
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16311CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 16: Rockabilly From The Vaults Of Sun Record
Charly (England) CPCD 8352CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Charly (England) CPCD 8353CDSun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
2000Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16405CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 17 (Sun)
SAAR (Italy) 41008CDThe Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
2002Star-Club (Sweden) 5060102CDTeen-Age Bop!
2006Emusic/Charly (United States) 11312766MPEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
year?Club (England) 016LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 16
Club (England) 017LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 17
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 06CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 2
Fed (Norway) 07CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 7
Presto Vol. 5CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 5


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Udo Frank, Kurt Krauter, Tom Lincoln, Mark Seganish


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