Saturday, January 17, 2015

Ral Donner



Ralph Stuart Emanuel Donner, *10-02-1943 Norwood Park, Chicago, IL, +06-04-1984
2nd version

by Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst with help of www.thewick.co.uk

SESSIONS



summer 1959 Memphis, TN – Ral Donner
001 KO8W-0830 THAT'S ALRIGHT WITH ME 1310/CLP-5335 Sequel NED  190 LP 320
002 KO8W-0831 TELL ME WHY 1310/CLP-5335 Sequel NED  190 LP 320
EAGLE LP 320 AT THE ROCKHOUSE VOL.10 (GER, 1983)
June 1960 Fox Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
003 747 GIRL OF MY BEST FRIEND 5102 D 2489/LP 5012 Sequel NED  190 CDCHD 790
004 748 IT'S BEEN A LONG, LONG TIME 5102 D 2489/ Sequel NED  190
005 780/6305143* AND THEN 5108 5133  [overdubbed*] Tau 105/ Sequel NED  190 LP 320
006 6305144 LONELINESS OF A STAR Tau 105/ Sequel NED  190
ACE CDCHD 790 TEENAGE CRUSH VOL.3 (UK, 2000)
2 January 1961 Bell Sound Studios, New York City – Ral Donner
007 810 I DIDN'T FIGURE ON HIM 5114/ Sequel NED  190
008 STANDING HERE    LP 28269 Sequel NED  190
12 May 1961 Bell Sound Studios, New York City – Ral Donner [overdub session: [1] January 25, 1962]
009 779 TO LOVE 5108   [1:] 5133/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
24 May 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
010 834 SCHOOL OF HEARTBREAKERS  5119/LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
011 NINE TIMES OUT OF TEN LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
012 PLEASE DON'T TEASE Murray Hill  LP 393 Sequel NED  190
013 793 YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE GOT 5108[2nd] D-2490/LP 5012 Sequel NED  190 CDCHD 640
014 794 SO CLOSE TO HEAVEN 5108[2nd] D-2490/ Sequel NED  190 CDCHD 1152 JASCD 698
015 LONELY STAR  LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
016 SHE'S MY BABY LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
ACE CDCHD 640 TEENAGE CRUSH VOL.1 (UK, 1997); ACE CDCHD 1152 POMUS/SHUMAN STORY DOUBLE TROUBLE (UK, 2007); JASMINE JASCD 698 DOC POMUS SINGER SONGWRITER (UK, 2012, 2CD)
25 May 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
017 NITE OWL  LP 28269 Sequel NED  190
018 CREAMPUFF Murray Hill LP 393 Sequel NED  190
019 YOU HAVEN'T LIVED UNTIL YOU'VE LOVED unissued/ Sequel NED  190
020 LITTLE MISS HEARTBREAK  unissued/ Sequel NED  190
021 TEARS OF MISERY  unissued/ Sequel NED  190
022 TURN BACK THE CLOCK  unissued
26 July 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
023 TURN BACK THE CLOCK LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
024 WITH YOU NOW LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
025 SCHOOL OF HEARTBREAKERS  unissued
026 NITE OWL  unissued
28  July 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
027 809 PLEASE DON'T GO 5114/LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
028 PRAY FOR ME LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
31 July 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
029 LONELY STAR   unissued
030 THE GIRL FOR ME incomplete-unissued
031 I DON'T NEED YOU LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
3 August 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
032 862 BELLS OF LOVE 5129/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
033 PUDDLE OF TEARS  LP 28269 Sequel NED  190
034 BAD BOY  unissued-lost
035 FOR LOVE NOR MONEY LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
4 August 1961 Criteria Studios, Miami, FL – Ral Donner
036 YOUR SKIES OF BLUE LP 5012 Sequel NED  190
037 833 BECAUSE WE'RE YOUNG 5119 5121[1st]/ Sequel NED  190
038 886 SWEETHEART 5133/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
039 JUAREZ (QUAREZ)  unissued/ Sequel NED  190
14 November 1961 Bell Sound Studios, New York City – Ral Donner
040 839 (WHAT A SAD WAY) TO LOVE SOMEONE 5121/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
041 852 TO LOVE SOMEONE [alt.] 5125
042 861 LOVELESS LIFE 5129/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
043 SILVER AND GOLD  unissued/ Sequel NED  190
044 HALF HEAVEN, HALF HEARTACHE  unissued/ Sequel NED  190
16 November 1961 Bell Sound Studios, New York City – Ral Donner
045 840 SHE'S EVERYTHING 5121/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
046 844 WILL YOU LOVE ME IN HEAVEN 5121 5125/LP 5033 Sequel NED  190
047 TENDER YEARS  unissued
048 CASTLE IN THE SKY incomplete-unissued
ca. October 1962 unknown – Ral Donner
049 1548  SECOND MIRACLE (OF CHRISTMAS)  20135
050 1549  (THINGS THAT MAKE UP) CHRISTMAS DAY  20135/Bb-CD-55095
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55095 ROCKABILLY CHRISTMAS (GER, 2000)
December 1962 unknown – Ral Donner
051 1644  I GOT BURNED  20141
052 1645  A TEAR IN MY EYE  20141
053 BIG DADDY TWIST unissued
054 CINDARELLA TWIST  unissued
April 1963 unknown – Ral Donner
055 1921  I WISH THIS NIGHT WOULD NEVER END  20176
056 1922? ALWAYS THE CLOWN unissued
057 1923  DON¢T PUT YOUR HEART IN HIS HAND  20176
June 1963 John Tolbart Studio, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner
058 2118  RUN LITTLE LINDA  20192
059 2119  BEYOND THE HEARTBREAK  20192
1963 John Tolbart Studio, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner
060 SAD HEART unissued
061 THIS ANGRY WORLD unissued
062 MARIA FOREVER Chi-Town 4
31 December 1964 John Tolbart Studio, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner
063 2-34774 GOOD LOVIN’ F1515
064 2-34792 POISON IVY LEAGUE F1502
065 2-34793 THE OTHER SIDE OF YOU F 1515
066 2-34794 YOU FINALLY SAID SOMETHING GOOD  F1502
Ca January 1966 Hall Studios, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner (Producer: J. DeFrancesco)
067 LS-1184 LOVE ISN’T LIKE THAT Red Bird 10-057
068 LS-1185 IT WILL ONLY MAKE ME LOVE YOU MORE  Red Bird 10-057
Poss. From this session:
069 DANCING SHOES  unissued
070 THE NEXT TIME unissued
1968 poss. Chicago, IL - Ral Donner with The Wednesday World
071 ZTSC 127193 (IF I HAD MY) LIFE TO LIVE OVER Mid Eagle ME 101
072 ZTSC 127194 LOST Mid Eagle ME 101
1968 [demo session] unknown – Ral Donner
07201 IF I PROMISE
07202 LOVE ME
07203 MARY IN THE MORNING
07204 THAT’S WHEN YOUR HEARTACHES BEGIN
Summer 1968 poss. Memphis, TN - Ral Donner (arr. Bergen White. Producer: Billy Swan)
073 RS11-142 IF I PROMISE Rising Sons RS-45-714
074 RS11-143 JUST A LITTLE SUNSHINE Rising Sons RS-45-714
1970 unknown – Ral Donner (Producer: Mike Joseph)
075 MJP222A (ALL OF A SUDDEN) MY HEART SINGS M.J. 222
076 MJP222B LOVIN’ PLACE M.J. 222
1972 Universal Recordings Studio, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner (Producer: C. Bonafede, Dan Belloc)
077 DON’T LET IT SLIP AWAY Sunlight 1006 Starfire S 100
078 WAIT A MINUTE NOW Sunlight 1006 Starfire S 100
079 IT ALL ADDS UP TO LONELY unissued
080 MISERY unissued
081 PITTSBURGH unissued
082 SHE’S COMING BACK unissued
1974 poss. Chicago, IL – Ral Donner
083 THE WEDDING SONG Chicago Fire CF-7402 IRDA 275 /SLP 1004
084 GODFATHER, PER MÉ  Chicago Fire CF-7402/SLP 1004
1970s John Tolbart Studio, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner
085 DEEPER SHADE OF BLUE  unissued
1970s unknown – Ral Donner
086 DREAM LOVER unissued
1976 unknown – Ral Donner (Producer: James L. Mack)
087 SO MUCH LOVIN’ Mid Eagle IRDA 275 Eva-Tone GM 1/SLP 1004
088 BILLY JACKS’OLD LADY unissued
089 HAULIN’ STEEL unissued
090 I WANT THE BEST FOR YOU unissued
091 MAMA BEAR unissued
092 SING ME A SONG (TO CRY BY) unissued
1977 PS Recording Studio, Chicago, IL – Ral Donner
093 DOWN BY THE RIVER  unissued
1978 unknown – Ral Donner
094 THE DAY THE BEAT STOPPED Thunder 7801
095 ROCK ON ME Thunder 7801
1978 unknown – Ral Donner
096 (THINGS THAT MAKE UP) CHRISTMAS DAY Starfiree S 103
097 SECOND MIRACLE (OF CHRISTMAS)  Starfiree S 103
1979 unknown – Ral Donner
098 RIP IT UP Starfire S 114
099 DON’T LEAVE ME NOW Starfire S 114/SLP 1004
Poss. 1980 unknown – Ral Donner
100 THE GREATEST MOMENTS IN MY LIFE  S-121
101 MR. MISERY  S-121
1982 and sooner unknown – Ral Donner
102 LONELINESS OF A STAR Starfire SLP 1004
103 AND THEN Starfire SLP 1004
104 LIFE TO LIVE OVER Starfire SLP 1004
105 LOST Starfire SLP 1004
106 RIP IT UP Starfire SLP 1004
107 MOMENTS Starfire SLP 1004
Unknown info – Ral Donner
108 IF YOU LOVE HIM Canadian 241

ALBUMS

Gone 5012 Takin' Care Of Business: Turn Back The Clock; I Didn’t Figure On Him; Lonely Star; You Don’t Know What You’ve Got; With You Now; Nine Times Out Of Ten; I Don’t Need You; School Of Heartbreakers; Please Don’t Go; She’s My Baby; Girl Of My Best Friend; Your Skies Of Blue; For Love Nor Money; Pray For Me – 09-61 (reissued in 1978 on Rondo 22436)
Crown CLP-5335 Ral Donner And Ray Smith And Bobby Dale:That's All Right With Me; Tell Me Why; Blond Hair Blue Eyes;  Rebound;  Baby Just Because;  Born To Be A Loser; Fly By Night; Six Feet Of Trouble; What Is The Secret; When The Time Comes – 63 Ral Donner And Ray Smith And Bobby Dale solo tracks
Pye [UK] NSPL 28269 You Don't Know What You've Got: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got; Please Don’t Go; Girl Of My Best Friend; School Of Heartbreakers; She’s Everything; To Love Someone; Loveless Life; Bells Of Love; To Love; She’s My Baby; Your Skies Of Blue; For Love Nor Money; Pray For Me; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Nite Owl; Standing Here; Puddle Of Tears; Nine Times Out Of Ten; I Didn’t Figure On Him; So Close To Heaven - 11-78
Mid-Eagle ME2M7902  1935-1977: I've Been Away For Awhile Now: Memories; So High; Old Shep; Trouble; I Need Somebody To Lean On; Blue Moon Of Kentucky; My Happiness; That's When Your Heartaches Begin; That's All Right Mama; I Forgot To Remember To Forget; All Shook Up; When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again; I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone; Heartbreak Hotel; I Want You, I Need You, I Love You; Hound Dog; Don't Be Cruel; Mystery Train; Love Me Tender; Loving You; Got A Lotta Livin' To Do; Jailhouse Rock; King Creole; Don't; Precious Memories; Wooden Heart; A Fool Such As I; One Night; Stuck On You; It's Now Or Never; White Christmas; Blue Christmas; Girls, Girls, Girls; Return To Sender; Follow That Dream; Lawdy Miss Clawdy; Are You Lonesome Tonight; If I Can Dream; In The Ghetto; Don't Cry Daddy; Kentucky Rain; Separate Ways; Mama Liked The Roses; Viva Las Vegas; Theme From 2,001 - Opening Riff; Cc Rider; Suspicious Minds; Lord You Gave Me A Mountain; American Trilogy; Can't Help Falling In Love; Memories (Reprise) – 79 (double, also in 1980 on Sessions ARI 1014, Picadilly [UK] ND 135)
Starfire SLP 1004 An Evening With Ral Donner: Loneliness Of A Star; And Then; Life To Live Over; Lost; Rip It Up; Don’t Leave Me Now; The Wedding Song; Godfather, Per Mé; So Much Lovin’; Moments - 82
Murray Hill 000393 She's Everything: She’s Everything; So Close To Heaven; She’s My Baby; Please Don’t Tease; You Don’t Know What You’ve Got; I Didn’t Figure On Him; To Love Someone; Girl Of My Best Friend; Half Heaven, Half Heartache; Turn Back The Clock; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Nine Times Out Of Ten; Creampuff; Please Don’t Go - 88
Sequel [UK] NED CD 190 The Complete Ral Donner 1959-1962: Girl Of My Best Friend; It’s Been A Long Long Time; I Didn’t Figure On Him; Standing Here; To Love; Nine Times Out Of Ten; Please Don’t Tease; School Of Heartbreakers; You Don’t Know What You’ve Got; Lonely Star; Nite Owl; You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Loved; So Close To Heaven; Little Miss Heartbreak; Tears Of Misery; Creampuff; She’s My Baby; Turn Back The Clock; With You Now; Please Don’t Go; Pray For Me; I Don’t Need You; Bells Of Love; Puddle Of Tears; For Love Nor Money; Your Skies Of Blue; Because We’re Young; Juarez; Sweetheart; Silver And Gold; Half Heaven, Half Heartache; To Love Someone; Loveless Life; She’s Everything; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Tell Mewhy; That’s All Right With Me; And Then; Loneliness Of A Star – 12-91
Collectables COL-CD-5627 You Don't Know What You've Got: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got; Half Heaven, Half Heartache; To Love Someone; Little Miss Heartbreak; She’s Everything; Please Don’t Go; So Close To Heaven; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Girl Of My Best Friend; Creampuff; Lonely Star; Turn Back The Clock; Nite Owl; To Love; School Of Heartbreakers; Bells Of Love; Nine Times Out Of Ten; I Didn’t Figure On Him – 04-95

Bootlegs
Gypsy TRG-LP-1000 The Elvis Presley Sound Of Ral Donner: Girl Of My Best Friend; It's Been A Long, Long Time; To Love; You Don't Know What You've Got; So Close To Heaven; Please Don't Go; I Didn't Figure On Him; She's Everything; I Don't Need You; Will You Love Me In Heaven; To Love Someone (What A Sad Way); Baby Just Because; Loveless Life; Bells Of Love; Sweetheart; Christmas Day; I Got Burned; A Tear In My Eye; I Wish This Night Would Never End; Don't Put Your Heart In This Hand; Run Little Linda; Beyond The Heartbreak - 77
Gone 5033 Ral Donner's Elvis Presley Scrapbook: Poison Ivy League;  Nine Times Out Of Ten; For Love Nor Money; Will You Love Me In Heaven; I Got Burned; She's My Baby; Pray For Me; With You Now; Girl Of My Best Friend; School Of Heartbreakers; She's Everything (I Wanted You To Be); (What A Sad Way) To Love Someone; Loveless Life; To Love; A Tear In My Eye; Bells Of Love; Sweetheart; You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) – 77
Rondo [NED] RLP 22436 Takin' Care Of Business: Turn Back The Clock; I Didn't Figure On Him (To Come Back); Lonely Star; You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It); With You Now; Nine Times Out Of Ten; I Don't Need You; School Of Heartbreakers; Please Don't Go; She's My Baby; Girl Of My Best Friend; Your Skies Of Blue (Will Turn Grey On You); For Love Nor Money; Pray For Me - 77
Rondo [NED] RLP 22437 Takin' Care Of Business Vol. 2: Beyond The Heartbreak (But Still In Love); I Wish This Night Would Never End; Don't Put Your Heart In His Hand; (What A Sad Way) To Love Someone; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Sweetheart; To Love; I Got Burned; A Tear In My Eye; It's Been A Long Time; Girl Of My Best Friend; Bells Of Love; Tell Me Why; That's All Right With Me - 78
Star ST 1050 Loneliness Of A Star: (tracks unknown) – 86
Fire Star 1010 Sounds Like Elvis: Girl Of My Best Friend; You Don't Know What You've Got; Please Don't Go; She's Everything; (What A Sad Way) To Love Someone; She's My Baby; Nine Times Out Of Ten; I Didn't Figure On Him; For Love Nor Money; I Got Burned; A Tear In My Eye; I Wish This Night Would Never End; Will You Love Me In Heaven; It's Been A Long, Long Time;  Run Little Linda; Beyond The Heartbreak; Poison Ivy League; You Finally Said Something Good - 86
Treasure LSP 1057 The Elvis Presley Sound Of Ral Donner: (tracks unknown) - 87
Request CD 13504 The Presley Sound Of Ral Donner: (tracks unknown) - 90
Canadian [CAN] 241 Rip It Up - 27 Rockin' Hits: Rip It Up; Beyond The Heartbreak; Good Lovin’; My Heart Sings; I Got Burned; Greatest Moments; Take Me Back [Nicky James]; Don’t Leave Me Now; Poison Ivy League; The Other Side Of You; Run Little Linda; It Will Only Make Me Love You More; If You Love Him; So Much Lovin’; Lost; Just A Little Sunshine; Life To Live Over; Lovin’ Place; I Wish This Night Would Never End; A Tear In My Eye; Love Isn’t Like That; You Finally Said Something Good; Don’t Put Your Heart In His Hands; If I Promise; The Wedding Song; Christmas Day; Second Miracle – 99
No label no # She’s Everything:   Girl of My Best Friend; It's Been a Long, Long Time; You Don't Know What You've Got; So Close To Heaven; Please Don't Go; I Didn't Figure On Him; School of Heartbreakers; Because We're Young; She's Everything; (What a Sad Way) To Love Someone; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Loveless Life; Bells of Love; To Love; Sweetheart; Nine Times Out of Ten; Lonely Star; She's My Baby; Turn Back the Clock; With You Now; Pray For Me; I Don't Need You; For Love Nor Money; Please Don't Tease; Nite Owl; You Haven't Lived Until You've Loved; Little Miss Heartbreak; Tears of Misery; Creampuff; Half Heaven, Half Heartache - 00
Memphis Music 7042 I've Been Away For Awhile Now: (tracks uknown) - 00
Teenager 616 33 Greatest Hits!: You Don't Know What You've Got;  Girl of My Best Friend;  She's Everything;  (What a Sad Way) To Love Someone;  Half Heaven, Half Heartache;  Because We're Young;  I Didn't Figure On Him;  Sweetheart;  It's Been a Long, Long Time;  Lonely Star;  Nite Owl;  Creampuff;  For Love Nor Money;  I Don't Need You;  Nine Times Out of Ten; Will You Love Me In Heaven; Little Miss Heartbreak; Bells of Love; Please Don't Go; School of Heartbreakers; Your Skies of Blue; Puddle of Tears; To Love; She's My Baby; Please Don't Tease; Juarez; Standing Here; Tears of Misery; You Haven't Lived Until You've Loved; Pray For Me; Turn Back the Clock; Loveless Life; So Close To Heaven – ca 05

SINGLES
Scottie (1959)
1310 Tell Me Why  /  That's All Right With Me – 12-10-59
Gone
5102  Girl Of My Best Friend / It's Been A Long Time – 03-61 (reissued on Dunhill D 2489 in 1973)
5108 And Then / To Love – 06-61 (1st edition)
5108 You Don't Know What You've Got / So Close To Heaven – 61 (2nd edition; reissued on Dunhill 2490 in 1973)
5114 Please Don’t Go / I Didn’t Figure On Him – 09-61
5119 School Of Heartbreakers / Because We're Young  11-61
5121 She's Everything / Because We're Young – 12-61 (1st edition)
5121 She's Everything / To Love Someone – 12-61 (2nd edition)
5121 She's Everything / Will You Love Me In Heaven – 12-61 (2rd edition)
5125 Will You Love Me In Heaven / To Love Someone – 03-62
5129 Loveless Life / Bells Of Love – 05-62
5133 To Love / Sweetheart – 11-62
Tau 105 Loneliness Of A Star / And Then – 05-63
Reprise (1962-3)
R-20.135 Second Miracle / Christmas Day – 12-62
R-20.141 I Got Burned / A Tear In My Eye – 02-63
R-20.176 I Wish This Night Would Never End / Don't Put Your Heart In His Hand – 05-63
R-20.192 Run Little Linda / Beyond The Heartbreak – 07-63
Chi-Town
4 Maria Forever / [MICKEY and LARRY] - 80
Fontana
F1502 Poison Ivy League / You Finally Said Something Good – 03-65  (rev. March 20)
F1515 Good Lovin’ / The Other Side Of You – 06-65 (rev. July 3)
Red Bird (1966)
RB 10-057 Love Isn’t Like That / It Will Only Make Me Love You More – 03-66
Mid Eagle (1968)
ME-101 (If I Had My) Life To Live Over / Lost – 68
Rising Sons (1968)
RS-45-714 If I Promise / Just A Little Sunshine – 10-68 
M.J. (1971)
MJP-222 (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings / Lovin’ Place – 71
Sunlight (1972)
1006 Don’t Let It Slip Away / Wait A Minute Now – 72
Chicago Fire (1974)
CF-7402 The Wedding Song / Godfather, Per Mé – 74
Mid-Eagle (1976)
IRDA-275 The Wedding Song / So Much Lovin’ – 76
Thunder (1978)
TD-7801The Day The Beat Stopped / Rock On Me – 78
Starfire (1978)
S 100 Don’t Let It Slip Away / Wait A Minute Now - 78
S 103 (Things That Make Up) Christmas Day / Second Miracle (Of Christmas) – 11-78
S 114 Rip It Up / Don’t Leave Me Now – 79
S 121 The Greatest Moments In My Life / Mr. Misery – ca 80 (prob. only test pressings exist)

Dennis Ivey



By Jim Loessberg, Thieu Van De Vorst, Jim Loessberg

SESSIONS



Early 1970s unknown, TX – Dennie Ivey
001 CRY MYSELF TO SLEEP Lakeview LP 1003  
002 A STRANGER WAS HERE Lakeview LP 1003 
003 IT HURTS SO GOOD Lakeview LP 1003 
004 I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU (TO SAVE MY WIFE) Lakeview LP 1003  
005 BLUE SPANISH EYES Lakeview LP 1003  
006 MARIONETTE Lakeview LP 1003  
007 TWO EMPTY GLASSES Lakeview LP 1003  
008 SOMETHING'S WRONG Lakeview LP 1003  
009 YOU COMB HER HAIR Lakeview LP 1003  
010 DEEP WATER Lakeview LP 1003 
Ca early 1970s unknown, TX – Dennis Ivey
1416-T DARLING SAY IT AGAIN  Galaxy no #
1417  unknown title
1418-L I'D LOVE TO BE YOUR FOOL (ONE MORE TIME) Galaxy no #
1975 unknown – Dennis Ivy
IT’S THE WATER Title IRDA 096
SHE’LL KEEP BRINGING ALL HER LOVE TO ME Title IRDA 096?
9-10 January 1983 Soundmasters Studio, Houston, TX – Dennis Ivey Band (Dennis Ivey [vcl], Rich O'Brien [el/ac/gut string gt/ fiddle/mandolin], B.J. Barnett [steel], Billy Mohr [vcl-1/bass], Larry Rochelle [vcl-2/drums], Johnny Towslee [vcl-3/piano], + Lou Rochelle [vcl-4], Randy Cornor [additional gt/bck vcl], Steve Snoe [additional fiddle], Toni Jolene, Lanell Davis [bck vcl]. Producur: Dennis Ivey)
TEXAS BOUND Lucky day LH 22253
IS THIS ALL THERE IS TO A HONKY TONK Lucky day LH 22253
RAMBLERS NEVER CHANGE Lucky day LH 22253
MAKIN' THE ROUNDS -2  Lucky day LH 22253
THIS OLD HEART -1  Lucky day LH 22253
SHE'S GONE, GONE, GONE Lucky day LH 22253
TOO MUCH TEXAS IN ME -4 Lucky day LH 22253
LIKE WE USED TO -3 Lucky day LH 22253
SAWMILL FAMILY Lucky day LH 22253
SHE WON'T LET ME FORGET HER Lucky day LH 22253
Unknown info – Dennis Ivy
GONNA BURN SOME SOME BRIDGES Title T-2003
TRY ME  Title T-2003
2008 and sooner Justin Trevin Studio, Martindale, TX/Justin Trevino Studio, Brady, TX – Dennis Ivey (Dennis Ivey [vcl], Randy prince [ld gt],  Randy Lindley [rh gt],  Justin Trevino [rh gt/bck vcl], Rick Price [steel], Jake Hooker [bass], Jim Loessberg [drums], Kevin Carter/ Reggie Rueffer [fiddle], T. Bonta [piano], Amber Digby [bck vcl]. Producer: Justin Trevino, Dennis Ivey)
SECRET LOVE IMG 0001
I’LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU IMG 0001
ARE YOU SINCERE IMG 0001
SWEETHEARTS IN HEAVEN IMG 0001
LOOKING OVER MY SHOULDER IMG 0001
BLUE BONNET WALTZ IMG 0001
IT’S ALL IN THE GAME IMG 0001
PRETEND IMG 0001
BURNING MEMORIES IMG 0001
I LOVE YOU BECAUSE IMG 0001
MY WINDOW FACES THE SOUTH IMG 0001
MAN FROM GALILEE IMG 0001 




ALBUMS
Lakeview LP-1003 Dennis Ivey: Cry Myself To Sleep;  A Stranger Was Here;  It Hurts So Good; I Can't Stop Loving You (To Save My Wife);  Blue Spanish Eyes;  Marionette;  Two Empty Glasses;  Something's Wrong;  You Comb Her Hair;  Deep Water – 7-
Lucky Day LH 22253 The Dennis Ivey Band: Texas Bound; Is This All There Is To A Honky Tonk; Ramblers Never Change; Makin' The Rounds (Vocal: Larry Rochelle); This Old Heart (Vocal: Billy Mohr); She's Gone, Gone, Gone; Too Much Texas In Me (Vocal: Lou Rochelle); Like We Used To (Vocal: Johnny Towslee); Sawmill Family; She Won't Let Me Forget Her – 83 (MX: LH 22253/4)
Ivey Music Group IMG 0001 Something Old, Nothing New: Secret Love; I’ll keep On Loving You; Are You Sincere; Sweethearts In Heaven; Looking Over My Shoulder; Blue Bonnet Waltz; It’s All In The Game; Pretend; Burning Memories; I Love You Because; My Window Faces The South; Man From Galilee - 08

SINGLES
Lakeview
? Two Empty Glasses / ? – 7-
Title  as Denis Ivy
IRDA 096 It’s The Water / She'll Keep Bringing All Her Love To Me – 75 (flip side title needs confirmation)
T-2003 Gonna Burn Some Some Bridges / Try Me
Galaxy
No # I'd Love To Be Your Fool (One More Time) / Darling Say It Again 


Avons




By Hans Sandberg, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS



May 1963 RCA Victor Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. The Avons (Paula Hester, Beverly Bard,  Fran Bard [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
001 PGA4-0287 PUSH A LITTLE HARDER Groove 58-0022/CDCHD 648
002 PGA4-0288 I’VE GOT MORE LOVE  unissued?
003 PGA4-0289 OH GEE BABY 58-0022
ACE CDCHD 648 WHERE THE GIRLS ARE VOL. 1 (UK, 1997)
Late October or early November 1963 RCA Victor Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. The Avons (Paula Hester, Beverly Bard,  Fran Bard [vcl] + unknown musicians)
005 PGA4-0547 TONIGHT KISS YOUR BABY GOODBYE 58-0039
006 PGA4-0548 unknown title
007 PGA4-0549 WHATEVER HAPPENED TO OUR LOVE 58-0039
January 1964 RCA Victor Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. The Avons (Paula Hester, Beverly Bard,  Fran Bard [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
008 RGA4-1029 ROLLING STONE 58-0033
009 RGA4-1030 WORDS WRITTEN ON THE WATER 58-0033
Ca March 1966 Nashville, TN – The Avons
010 S 524 BE GOOD TO YOUR BABY Sound Stage 45-2561
011 S 525 JUST AS LONG AS I LIVE Sound Stage 45-2561
1967 Nashville, TN – The Avons (Producer: Bob Holmes)
012 8740 HE'S MY HERO Excello 2296
013 8741 SINCE I MET YOU BABY 2296
1968 Nashville, TN – The Avons (Producer: Ted Jarrett, Bob Holmes)
014 700A TELL ME BABY (WHO WOULD I BE) Ref.O.Ree 700
015 700B A SAMPLE OF MY LOVE  Ref.O.Ree 700
 
SINGLES
Groove (1963-64)
58-0022 Push A Little Harder / Oh Gee Baby – 08-63 (rev. Aug. 10)
58-0033 Rolling Stone / Words Written on the Water – 03-64
58-0039 Tonight Kiss Your Baby Goodbye / Whatever Happened to Our Love – 05-64
Sound Stage (1966)
45-2561 Be Good To Your Baby /  Just As Long As I Live – 05-66
Excello (1968)
2296 He's My Hero / Since I Met You Baby – ca 01-68
Ref.O.Ree (1968)
700 Tell Me Baby (Who Would I Be) / A Sample Of My Love - 68