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Williams, Sonny

Real name Clyde Harley Bowie. Born 1933 in Pisgah, Md. Died in 2008.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/Aug. 10
Bb pop rev.
Coin (Ill.) 45-1502  Borderline Label shot Song sample Lucky Linda — Sonny Williams 58-1008 Bullet Beaver LP 3314 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Bye Bye Baby, Goodbye — Sonny Williams 58-1010 Bullet Buzz CD 1001 (#27)
Bullet Coast2Coast CD 111 (#22)
1959/Sept. or later
(Bb est.)
Coin (Ill.) 45-1503  No rating Broken Heart — Sonny Williams    
    No rating Song sample Just You — Sonny Williams   Bullet Classics CD 728 (#13)
1960 or later
(Bb est.)
Coin (Ill.) 45-1515  Borderline Song sample All Because Of Love — Sonny Williams   Bullet Buzz CD 1002 (#1)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 509 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Nobody Else — Sonny Williams S-5077  
1962/Apr. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Cotton Town Jubilee (Ark.)  100  No rating Label shot Song sample If You'll Be A Baby — Sonny Williams CT-100  
    No rating Label shot Song sample A Teardrop On A Rose — Sonny Williams CT-101  
1963
(Bb est.)
Cotton Town Jubilee (Ark.)  105  No rating It Was Sweet While It Lasted, But It Ended Too Soon — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 4 (#18)
Bullet Rundell LP 015 (#18)
    No rating Label shot The Tears That Never Fell — Sonny Williams A  
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Cotton Patch Hop — Sonny Williams   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#4)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 100 (#34)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#20)
Bullet Rundell CD 4 (#12)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#20)
Bullet Rundell LP 015 (#12)
    No rating Footprints On The Floor — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#19)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#19)
    No rating Honky Tonk Blues — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#17)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#17)
    No rating I'd Give It All To Be With You — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#16)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#16)
    No rating If You'll Be A Baby — Sonny Williams   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#18)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#11)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#11)
    No rating Making Up For Lost Time — Sonny Williams   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#19)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#14)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#14)
    No rating Play Me A Country Song — Sonny Williams   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#12)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#13)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#13)
    No rating The Tears That Never Fell — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#15)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#15)
    No rating This Old Town's Not Big Enough — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#18)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#18)
    No rating Too Much Competition — Sonny Williams   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#1)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#12)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#12)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Please Don't Say Goodbye — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 4 (#20)
Bullet Rundell LP 015 (#20)
    No rating The Same Old Key That Let You Out Will Let You In — Sonny Williams   Bullet Rundell CD 4 (#9)
Bullet Rundell LP 015 (#9)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Cowboy Carl (United States) CCLP 103LPMemphis Country
1991Rundell (Germany) 012LPThe Cotton Town Jubilee Recordings / Slim Rhodes & Sonny Williams
1992Rundell (Germany) RUN 015LPCotton Town Jubilee
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3314LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 14
Rundell (Germany) RUN 4CDCotton Town Jubilee
1997Rundell (Germany) RUN 1CDSlim Rhodes & Sonny Williams : Cotton Town Jubilee Recording
1998Magnum Force (England) CDMF 100CDMagnum Rockabilly
2004Yeaah! (England) 509CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 9
2010Classics (Sweden) CD 728CDTeen Rockin' Party, Vol. 2
year?Buzz 1001CDWisconsin Teeners
Buzz Buzz- 1002CDWisconsin Teeners, Vol. 2
Coast2Coast CDCC 111CDLost Treasures Of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Gary Myers, Rockabilly Record Guide, Peter van Wilsem, Stefan Wriedt


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