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Yelvington, Malcolm

Born 1918 in Covington, Tenn. Died in 2001.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 22 (1979) of New Kommotion.
  • Article in issue 69 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 68 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 52 (1994) of Rockin' Fifties.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Jan. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  211  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Drinkin' Wine Spodee-O-Dee — Malcolm Yelvington And Star Rhythm Boys U-134 Bullet Charly CD 103 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30117 (#3)
Bullet Emusic/Sun MP 10860388 (#11)
Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#7)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#69)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#39)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 106 (#11)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 129 (#24)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#26)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#3)
Bullet Sun (France) CD 103 (#6)
Bullet Vampirella CD 1020012-2 (#18)
Bullet Vampirella Music 10 20012 (#5)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Just Rolling Along — Malcolm Yelvington And Star Rhythm Boys U-135 Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#32)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#70)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#40)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 106 (#12)
1955/Oct. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Meteor (Tenn.)  5022  Borderline Label shot Song sample Yakety Yak — Mac And Jake With The Esquire Trio MR5035 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#23)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#7)
Bullet Cambra Sound LP 104 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#26)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#4)
Bullet Lucky CD 601 (#21)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#23)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#18)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#104)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample A Gal Named Joe — Mac Sales With Esquire Trio MR5034 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#22)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#8)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#14)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#22)
Bullet Mustang CD 1 (#30)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#105)
1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  246  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' With My Baby — Malcolm Yelvington U-206 Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#3)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 023 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 16 (#10)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#21)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#47)
Bullet Charly CD 8099 (#18)
Bullet Charly LP 30123 (#13)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#15)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#24)
Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#17)
Bullet J!mco CD 89193 (#16)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4245 (#7)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#92)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#21)
Bullet SAAR CD [1] (#5)
Bullet SAAR CD 41006 (#2)
Bullet SSS LP 224 (#4)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#46)
Bullet Smithsonian CD 051 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 3 (#15)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 502 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 025 (#13)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's Me, Baby — Malcolm Yelvington U-207 Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 001 (#4)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#39)
Bullet Charly LP 100 (#26)
Bullet Charly LP 10019 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30124 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30150 (#5)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5040 (#2)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#24)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 3 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1021 (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 027 (#6)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 12698 (#2)
Unissued Tracks
1955
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Yakety Yak [alt. vers.] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Bellaphon LP 15140 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 10019 (#8)
Bullet Charly LP 30124 (#8)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#53)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#57)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 507 (#3)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 028 (#11)
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Have Myself A Ball — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Charly CD 8161 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 30150 (#8)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#53)
Bullet SAAR CD [2] (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 502 (#9)
    No rating Rock & Roll With My Baby — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1021 (#11)
    Pertinent Song sample Rockin' With My Baby [alt. vers.] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#11)
Bullet Bopcat LP 200 (#11)
Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#17)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Goodbye Marie [vers. 1] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Charly LP 30150 (#7)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#12)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 510 (#9)
    No rating I've Got The Blues (Way Down Blues) — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Charly LP 30150 (#6)
    No rating Mr. Blues [vers. 1] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1030 (#12)
    No rating My First And Last Love — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Sun (England) LP 1030 (#11)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Trumpet [vers. 1] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16210 (#24)
Bullet Disky CD 04 (#43)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 509 (#10)
    No rating Trumpet [vers. 2] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Boot 10 706/2 (#11)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1030 (#8)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Gal Named Joe [alt. vers.] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#7)
    No rating Goodbye Marie [vers. 4] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 124 (#12)
    Pertinent Song sample It's Me, Baby [alt. vers.] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Eagle CD 90205 (#28)
    No rating Mr. Blues [vers. 2] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 124 (#13)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Goodbye Marie [vers. 2] — Malcolm Yelvington   Bullet Flyright LP 556 (#4)

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
1974Bopcat (Netherlands) B.L.P. 200LPWe Wanna Boogie
Sun (England) (England) 6467 028LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 3
Sun (England) (England) 6467 027LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
1976Bopcat (Netherlands) 400LPGoin' Back To Memphis
1977Charly (England) CR 30123LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Charly (England) CR 30124LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1979Charly (England) CR 30150LPSun Sound Special: Tennessee Country
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
Flyright (England) 556LPGet With It!: Memphis-Style Rockabilly & Country
1981Sun (England) (England) CFM 50210I Need A Man
1982Sun (England) (England) CFM 50710Tennessee Stomp
Sun (England) (England) CFM 50910Hillbilly Rock
Sun (England) (England) CFM 51010Rockabilly Fever
1983Cambra Sound (England) CR 104LPRockabilly Rebels
1984Charly (England) LP 10019LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol.2
Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) 124LPRock And Roll Blues
1985Sun (England) (England) SUN 1021LPRock Bop Boogie
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1030LPRockin' Rollin' Country Style
1986Charly (England) 16CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly
1988Charly (England) CDSAM 103CDThe Sound Of Sun
Sun (England) (England) 3CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 1
Sun (France) (France) CD SAM 103CDThe Sound Of Sun
1990Charly/Instant (England) CD INS 5040CDThe Sun Story, Vol. 2: Rockabilly Rhythm
1992Smithsonian (United States) RD 051CDMemphis Rocks: Rockabilly in Memphis, 1954-1968
1993Ace (England) CDCHM 484CDMeteor Rockabillies
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 04CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 2
Meteor MTCD 5001CDMeteor Rockabillies
1994J!mco (Japan) JICK 89193CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Rhino (United States) DRC3- 1211CDThe Sun Records Collection
Rhino (United States) R2 71780CDThe Sun Records Collection
1995AVI (United States) CD 5004CDRock Baby Rock It: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Charly (England) MID 8099CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1996Charly (England) CPCD 8161CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 3
Charly (England) CPCD 8181CDSun Hillbilly
Pickwick PWKS 4245CDRockabilly Heaven (Sun Records)
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16210CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 14
Lucky (England) CDLR 601CDRock Rock-Ola
Vampirella Music (Germany) MCG 2001210Rare White Boppin'
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8317CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 5
[SERD?] SERD 12698LPRockabilly Rhythm
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
Eagle (Germany) EA-R 90205CDChicken Rock: "Rockin" Around The Mountain
2000Pulse (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
SAAR (Italy) [1]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 1
SAAR (Italy) [2]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 2
SAAR (Italy) 41006CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Vampirella (Germany) MCG 1020012-2CDRare White Boppin' [And] Rare Black Rockin': Original Sun Material
2001Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 344CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story, Vol. 2
Mustang MUST 3CDLet's Go Boppin' Tonight
2002Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2003Ace (England) CDCH2 885CDMeteor Rockabilly & Hillbilly
2005Emusic/Sun (United States) 10860388MPSun Spots, Vol. 2: Oddities and Obscurities
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) 129CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1: The Old Guard
2006El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1011CDTennessee Rock'n Billy 1955
Emusic/Charly (United States) 11312766MPEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
year?Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 001LPSun Rockabillies, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 023LPSun Rockabillies: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Bellaphon (Germany) BI 15140LPSun Rockabillies, Vol. 3: Rockin' & Boppin'
Charly (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
Charly (England) 30117LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 10: Sun Country
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5201CDUltimate Sun Country Collection
Mustang MUST 1CDScratchin' On My Screen
Pan American (Switzerland) 56008CDRed Hot


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Malcolm Chapman, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Kurt Krauter, Tom Lincoln, Dean Craige Morris, Rockabilly Ranch, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, eBay


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 12/20/2014

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