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Preston, Johnny

Real name John Preston Courville. Born 1930 in Port Arthur, Texas. Died in 2011.

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 Records 1-267 of 267

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
U.S. Singles & EPs
1959/July 6
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71474X45 [45]Label shot
No rating Running Bear — Johnny Preston YW17440 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#2)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#1)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#1)
Bullet Cosmopolitan Music CD 605 (#1)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 11 (#16)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#1)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#3)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#12)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#12)
    Label shot
No rating My Heart Knows — Johnny Preston YW17439 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#5)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#2)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#11)
 
 
Mercury (Ill.) EP-1-3397  [45 EP]
Johnny Preston [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Running Bear — Johnny Preston 17440-17439  
    No rating My Heart Knows — Johnny Preston 17440-17439  
    Label shot
No rating Cradle Of Love — Johnny Preston 19745-19748  
    No rating City Of Tears — Johnny Preston 19745-19748  
1960/Feb. 29
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71598X45 [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Pertinent Cradle Of Love — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW19745 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#3)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#3)
Bullet Century CD [3] (#5)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#2)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#3)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#2)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#5)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#1)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#1)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent City Of Tears — Johnny Preston YW19748 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#21)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#4)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#21)
1960/June 6
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71651X45 [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Pertinent Feel So Fine — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW18981 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#2)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#5)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#3)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#5)
Bullet Fed CD 11 (#17)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#3)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#2)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#5)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#5)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent I'm Starting To Go Steady — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
YW18996 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#24)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#6)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#9)
1960/Oct. 3
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71691  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Up In The Air — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
YW20173 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#11)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#8)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#16)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#18)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#18)
    Label shot
No rating Charming Billy — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
YW20174 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#1)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#7)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#5)
Bullet Cosmopolitan Music CD 605 (#2)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#2)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#4)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#8)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#2)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#2)
1960/Nov. 21
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71728  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Pertinent ( I Want A) Rock And Roll Guitar — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
YW21453 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#16)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6000 (#10)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55095 (#21)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#9)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#9)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8038 (#9)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#1)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#1)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#7)
Bullet Zomboco CD 6 (#15)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#17)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#17)
    Label shot
Pertinent New Baby For Christmas — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW21442 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#20)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#22)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55095 (#28)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#10)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#18)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#6)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#12)
1961/Jan. 9
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71761  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Borderline Leave My Kitten Alone — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW21446 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#3)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#11)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#4)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#4)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#5)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#10)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#6)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#6)
    Label shot
Borderline Token Of Love — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW21443 Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#32)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#12)
1961/Apr. 17
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71803  [45]Label shot
No rating Willy Walk — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW21507 Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#14)
    Label shot
No rating I Feel Good — Johnny Preston
(from 45)
YW21586 Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#18)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#13)
1961/Aug. 28
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71865  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating She Once Belonged To Me — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
YW21011 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#19)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#23)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#15)
    Label shot
No rating Let Them Talk — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
YW21013 Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#19)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#16)
1961/Dec. 4
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71908  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Kissin' Tree — Johnny Preston / Arranged & Conducted By Stan Applebaum YW23017 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#16)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#18)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#10)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#9)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#22)
    Label shot
No rating Free Me — Johnny Preston YW23019 Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#17)
1962/Apr. 21
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71951  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Let's Leave It That Way — Johnny Preston / Arranged & Conducted By Stan Applebaum YW23018 Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#20)
    Label shot
No rating Broken Hearts Anonymous — Johnny Preston / Arranged & Conducted By Stan Applebaum YW23016 Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#27)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#19)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#10)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#17)
1962/Oct. 20
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  72049  [45]Label shot
No rating Let The Big Boss Man (Pull You Through) — Johnny Preston With The Merry Melody Singers And The Jerry Kennedy Orch.
(from 45)
YW22164 Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#21)
    Label shot
No rating Day After Forever — Johnny Preston With The Merry Melody Singers And The Jerry Kennedy Orch.
(from 45)
YW22163 Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#22)
1963/Feb. 23
Bb pop rev.
Imperial (Calif.)  5924  [45]Label shot
Borderline This Little Bitty Tear (It's Gonna Dry) — Johnny Preston
(from unknown source)
IM-5472 Bullet Yeaah! CD 507 (#13)
    Label shot
No rating The Day The World Stood Still — Johnny Preston IM-5473  
1964/May 2
Bb hot rev.
Hall-Way (Texas) 45-1201  [45]Label shot
No rating All Around The World — Johnny Preston H-1201A Bullet Demand LP 005 (#10)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#20)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#20)
    Label shot
No rating Just Plain Hurt — Johnny Preston H-1201B  
1964/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Hall-Way (Texas) 45-1204  [45]Label shot
No rating Willie And The Hand Jive — Johnny Preston H-1204-A Bullet Demand LP 005 (#11)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#21)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#21)
    Label shot
No rating I've Got My Eyes On You — Johnny Preston H-1204-B Bullet Demand LP 005 (#13)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#19)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#19)
Original LPs
1961
on label or cover
Mercury (Ill.) MG-20592  [LP]
Running Bear [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Running Bear — Johnny Preston    
    No rating What Am I Living For — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#28)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#23)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#15)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#15)
    No rating Earth Angel — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#31)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#24)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#10)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#10)
    No rating Guardian Angel — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#33)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#25)
    No rating Hearts Of Stone — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#7)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#26)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#12)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#4)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#14)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#14)
    No rating Chief Heartbreak — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#9)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#27)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#6)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#44)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#11)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#13)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#13)
    No rating The Twist — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#10)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#28)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#8)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#22)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#22)
    No rating You'll Never Walk Alone — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#25)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#27)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#29)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#15)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#16)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#16)
    No rating Pretend — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#26)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#30)
    No rating Danny Boy — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#26)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#34)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#31)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#9)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#11)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#11)
    No rating Dream — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#23)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#17)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#32)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#19)
    No rating Madre De Dios (Mother Of God) — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#24)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#25)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#33)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#13)
1961
on label or cover
Mercury (Ill.) SR-60250  [LP]
Running Bear [stereo]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Running Bear [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 1  
    No rating What Am I Living For [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 1  
    Borderline Earth Angel [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 1  
    No rating Guardian Angel [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 1  
    No rating Hearts Of Stone [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 1  
    No rating Chief Heartbreak [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 1  
    Label shot
No rating The Twist [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 2  
    No rating You'll Never Walk Alone [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 2  
    No rating Pretend [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 2  
    No rating Danny Boy [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 2  
    No rating Dream [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 2  
    No rating Madre De Dios (Mother Of God) [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston 2  
1961
on label or cover
Mercury (Ill.) MG-20609  [LP]
Come Rock With Me [mono]
No rating Charming Billy — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Just Little Boy Blue — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#6)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#34)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#13)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#16)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#8)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#16)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#3)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#3)
    No rating That's All I Want — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#5)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#35)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#8)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#12)
Bullet Stardust CD 5001 (#7)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#6)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#4)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#4)
    No rating The Angels Gave You To Me — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#4)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#36)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#14)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#9)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#9)
    No rating Token Of Love — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Feel So Good (Feel So Fine) — Johnny Preston   Bullet Alley Music CD 002 (#28)
    No rating Leave My Kitten Alone — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Sitting Here Crying — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#15)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#39)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#14)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#15)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#20)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#7)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#7)
    No rating Do What You Did — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#13)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#40)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#7)
Bullet Demand LP 005 (#6)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#1)
Bullet [SR?] LP 60609 (#8)
Bullet [ST?] LP 60609 (#8)
    No rating Please Believe Me — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#29)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#37)
    No rating Cradle Of Love — Johnny Preston    
    No rating My Imagination — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#30)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#38)
1961
on label or cover
Mercury (Ill.) SR-60609  [LP]
Come Rock With Me [stereo]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Charming Billy [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Just Little Boy Blue [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating That's All I Want [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating The Angels Gave You To Me [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Token Of Love [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Feel So Good (Feel So Fine) [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    Label shot
No rating Leave My Kitten Alone [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Sitting Here Crying [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Do What You Did [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Please Believe Me [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating Cradle Of Love [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
    No rating My Imagination [stereo vers.] — Johnny Preston    
Unissued Recordings
 
 
Mercury (Ill.)     [unissued]No rating Chosen Few — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#8)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#44)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#15)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#14)
    No rating Four Letter Word — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#12)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#42)
Bullet Collectables CD 5558 (#17)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 6 (#18)
    No rating I Played Around With My Love — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15473 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#21)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#43)
    No rating Kissin' Tree [alt. vers.] — Johnny Preston   Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#41)
    No rating Lucky In Love — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#20)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#46)
    No rating Over And Over — Johnny Preston
(from Bear Family CD 16234)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16234 (#14)
Bullet Castle Music CD 605 (#45)

 Records 1-267 of 267

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