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Williams, Tex

Real name Sollie Paul Williams. Born 1917 in Ramsey, Ill. A regular on Town Hall Party (KTTV, Compton, Calif.). Died in 1985.


Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1954/Aug. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29254  No rating Label shot This Old House — Rex Allen And Tex Williams 45-L 7780  
    No rating Label shot Two Texas Boys — Tex Williams And Rex Allen 45-L 7782+  
1955/Dec. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29764  No rating Label shot New Nine Pound Hammer — Tex Williams 45-88921  
    No rating Label shot Pauline — Tex Williams With The Anita Kerr Singers 45-88916+  
1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30328  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Every Night — Tex Williams With The Anita Kerr Singers 45-102324+  
    Borderline Label shot Talkin' To The Blues — Tex Williams With The Anita Kerr Singers 45-102326  
1957/Oct. 7
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30459  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Go Rockabilly — Tex Williams And Rex Allen 45-102327+ Bullet Battle CD 400 (#13)
Bullet Cat CD 1036 (#15)
Bullet Lonely LP 2219 (#1)
Bullet Wendi LP 000003 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Long Lost Love — Tex Williams And Rex Allen 45-102323  
1958/Jan. 27
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30553  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Danny Boy Of San Angelo — Tex Williams With The Anita Kerr Singers And The Owen Bradley Orchestra 103,680+  
    Non-pertinent False Face — Tex Williams With The Anita Kerr Singers And The Owen Bradley Orchestra 103,679  
1958/Dec. 8
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30774  Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Rocked When You Shoulda' Rolled — Tex Williams With Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Jack Marshall L 10,823  
    Non-pertinent Label shot The Killer — Tex Williams With Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Jack Marshall L 10,824+  
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Talkin' Boogie — Tex Williams   Bullet Country Routes CD 16 (#16)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Lonely (France) 2219LPLet's Go Rockabilly
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000003LPLet's Go Rock-A-Billy
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1036CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 4
1997Country Routes RFD 16CDJoe Maphis & Friends "Live" At Town Hall 1958-1961
year?Battle 400CDWhen Country Goes Boppin' And Jivin', Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Udo Frank, Rob Karman


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