BIG AL DOWNING





SINGLES

WHITE ROCK 1111 "BIG" AL DOWNING WITH THE POE-KATS Down On The Farm / Oh Babe1958 US
CHALLENGE 59006 "BIG" AL DOWNING WITH THE POE-KATS Down On The Farm / Oh Babe1958 US
SPARTON 572R "BIG" AL DOWNING WITH THE POE-KATS Down On The Farm / Oh Babe1958 CAN
WHITE ROCK 1113 "BIG" AL DOWNING & THE POE-KATS Miss Lucy / Just Around The Corner1958 US
WHITE ROCK 1113 "BIG" AL DOWNING & THE POE-KATS Miss Lucy / Passing By1958 US
CARLTON 489 "BIG" AL DOWNING & THE POE-KATS Miss Lucy / Just Around The Corner1959 US
CARLTON 507 BIG AL DOWNING It Must Be Love / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again1959 US
V-TONE 215 BIG AL DOWNING Yes, I'm Loving You / Please Come On Home1960 US
V-TONE 220 BIG AL DOWNING If I Had Our Love To Live Over / Words Of Love1960 US
V-TONE 230 BIG AL DOWNING So Many Memories / There'll Come A Time1960 US
KANSOMA 001 BIG AL DOWNING The Story Of My Life / I'd Love To Be Loved1962 US
KANSOMA 004 BIG AL DOWNING The Saints / Heartbreak Hill1962 US
CHESS 1817 BIG AL DOWNING The Story Of My Life / I'd Love To Be Loved1962 US
POP-LINE BG 0209 BIG RIVERS (=Big Al Downing) Land Of Make Believe / No One Else1962 US
LENOX NX 5565 "LITTLE ESTHER" PHILLIPS & "BIG AL" DOWNING You Never Miss Your Water (Till The Well Runs Dry) / If You Want It (I've Got It)
(a-side Billboard/pop #73, b-side bubbled under Billboard/pop #129)
1963 US
LENOX NX 5572 "BIG AL" DOWNING If I Had To Live Our Love Over / Mr. Hurt Walked In1963 US
COLUMBIA 4-43028 BIG AL DOWNING I'm Just Nobody / All I Want Is You1964 US
COLUMBIA 4-43185 BIG AL DOWNING Georgia Slop / I Feel Good
(Note: This release is also available as an identical 2010 UK repro edition)
1964 US
SUE WI 341 AL DOWNING Yes, I'm Loving You / Please Come Home1964 UK
CBS 2536 BIG AL DOWNING Jivin' Jean / Yeah Yeah Yeah   (recorded in March 1964)1967 GER
SILVER FOX 3 BIG AL DOWNING The Saints / Cornbread Row1969 US
SILVER FOX 11 BIG AL DOWNING Medley Of Soul (It's The Same Old Song-Something About You-I Can't Help Myself) / These Arms You Push Away1969 US
HOME OF THE FOX 4 BIG AL DOWNING Give Me Good Loving / I'll Be Your Fool Once More1969 US
JANUS 211 AL DOWNING Thank You Baby / ?1973 US
JANUS 234 AL DOWNING I'll Be Holding On / Hands1974 US
JET 2308 (p/s) AL DOWNING I'll Be Holding On / Baby Let's Talk It Over1974 JPN
CHESS CH 2158 AL DOWNING Baby Let's Talk It Over / I'll Be Holding On
(a-side Billboard/r'n'b #68, b-side Billboard/r'n'b #31, Billboard/pop #85)
1974 US
CHESS 6145036 AL DOWNING Baby Let's Talk It Over / I'll Be Holding On1974 UK
CHESS 2174 AL DOWNING Gimmie Some Lovin' / Whole World's Gone Funky1975 US
POLYDOR 14311 AL DOWNING I Love To Love / I'm Just Nobody1976 US
POLYDOR 2066665 (p/s) AL DOWNING I Love To Love / I'm Just Nobody1976 GER
RECORD MART R.M.A. 1017 AL DOWNING Down On The Farm / Oh Babe   (reissue)1977 US/UK
WARNER BOS. 8716 AL DOWNING Mr. Jones / I Don't Cry (The Onion Song)
(a-side Billboard/country #20)
1978 US
WARNER BROS. 8787 AL DOWNING Touch Me (I'll Be Your Fool Once More) / I Ain't No Fool
(a-side Billboard/country #18)
1979 US
WARNER BROS. 49034 AL DOWNING Midnight Lace / Counting Highway Signs
(a-side Billboard/country #59)
1979 US
WARNER BROS. 49141 AL DOWNING I Ain't No Fool / Mr. Jones
(a-side Billboard/country #73)
1979 US
WARNER BROS. 49161 AL DOWNING The Story Behind The Story / Daddy Played The Banjo
(a-side Billboard/country #33)
1980 US
WARNER BROS. 49270 AL DOWNING Bring It On Home / Beer Drinking People
(a-side Billboard/country #20)
1980 US
TEAM ENTERTAINMENT 1001 AL DOWNING I'll Be Loving You / Don't Mess With An Angel (With A Honky Tonk Mind)
(a-side Billboard/country #48)
1982 US
TEAM ENTERTAINMENT 1002 AL DOWNING Darlene / Love Was Right Here
(a-side Billboard/country #67)
1982 US
TEAM ENTERTAINMENT 1003 AL DOWNING Let's Sing About Love / We Can Only Say Goodbye
(a-side Billboard/country #64)
1983 US
TEAM ENTERTAINMENT 1004 AL DOWNING It Takes Love / If You're Leaving
(a-side Billboard/country #38)
1983 US
TEAM ENTERTAINMENT 1007 AL DOWNING The Best Of Families / Fool Of The Year
(a-side Billboard/country #45)
1984 US
TEAM ENTERTAINMENT 1008 AL DOWNING There'll Never Be A Better For Bein' Wrong / TV Women
(a-side Billboard/country #76)
1984 US
VINE ST. 103 AL DOWNING How Beautiful You Are (To Me) / The Only Thing Missing Is You
(a-side Billboard/country #69)
1986 US
VINE ST. 105 (promo) AL DOWNING Just One Night Won't Do (short version) / Just One Night Won't Do (long version) 1987 US
VINE ST. 105 AL DOWNING Just One Night Won't Do / How Beautiful You Are (To Me)
(a-side Billboard/country #67)
1987 US
VINE ST. 106 AL DOWNING How Ya Gonna Do It / The Only Thing Missing Is You1987 US
DOOR KNOB 89-328 AL DOWNING I Guess By Now / I Guess By Now1989 US
DOOR KNOB 90-340 AL DOWNING Bound For Baltimore / Bound For Baltimore1990 US
DOOR KNOB 90-345 AL DOWNING Father #1 / Father #11990 US
TUG BOAT T.G. 1021 BIG AL DOWNING WITH EAGLE FEATHER & THE T.N.P. BAND Mr. Jones (The Final Chapter) / Mr. Jones (The Final Chapter)199? US




EP'S

ROLLER COASTER RCEP 105 (p/s)  DOWN ON THE FARM WITH BIG AL DOWNING
Down On The Farm / Miss Lucy / Georgia Slop / Yes, I'm Loving You  
1988 UK 




ALBUMS

TEAM TRA 2001 BIG AL DOWNING  (LP)
Mr Jones / Touch Me / Bring It On Home / We Can Only Say Goodbye / Darlene / It Takes Love / Does He Know About Me / Beer Drinkin' People / Just Strangers / I'll Be Loving You
1982 US
VINE STREET VSR LP 003 THANK YOU  (LP)
Thank You / Boogie Woogie Saturday Night / When Love Is Gone / How Ya Gonna Do It / How Beautiful You Are (To Me) / Midnight Lace / Mr. Jones / The Only Thing Missing Is You / Just One Night Won't Do / Touch Me
1988 US
ORCHARD CD 3270 BACK TO MY ROOTS  (CD)
Long Trucking Night / Sneaky Freaky People / Please Help Me Mama / Daddy's Words / Give A Hand To The Lady / I Always Come Back To Loving You / Everybody's Got A Dream / Don't Even Think About It / Be Hop Cat / Love's Just A Suitcase In My Hand / Mama Was A Preacher / Don't You Want To Go To Love With Me
-- reissues: Rollercoaster RCCD 3026, 1997 UK/Tug Boat TVCD 1015, 199? US --
1994 US
HAYDEN'S FERRY 2304 ONE OF A KIND  (CD)
Hometown America / A Cigarette, A Bottle And A Jukebox / Loves Tragedy / Jesus It's Only Me Johnny / Talkin' The Talk / I'm Too Green To Be Blue / Joe's Truck Stop / Boogie-Woogie Roll / She's A Miracle To Me / Goodbye My Love (with Teresa Colier) / What A Man Will Do (A Woman Will Too) / I'm Raisin' Hell / I Never Got Over You / Rock Me Baby
(2003 recordings featuring Rod Smarr:gtr, Byrd Burton:gtr, Bob Babbitt:gtr/bs, Sammy Harp:hca, Mark T. Jordan:keys, Wayne Jackson:horns, Ed Greene:dms, Teresa Colier/Scott Springer/Yvonne Hodges:bckgr.vcls)
2003 US
ALBE MUSIC 904 LONG TRUCKIN' NIGHT  (CD)
Don't Even Think About It / Melinda / Give A Hand To The Lady / Don't You Want To Go To Love With Me / Please Help Me Mama / Be-Bop Cat / Boogie Woogie Saturday Night / How Ya' Gonna Do It / How Beautiful You Are To Me / Happy Anniversary Darling / I Guess By Now / The Story Behind The Story / Mr. Jones / Mr. Jones #2 (The Final Chapter) / Long Truckin' Night
2005 US
CRAZY MUSIC SP 605 LIVE AT XM-RADIO  (2-CD)
Did He Do It? / Sneaky Freaky People / I'll Be Your Fool Once More (Touch Me) / Boogie Woogie Saturday Night / I'm Raisin' Hell / I Never Told You That I Love You / Let The Good Times Roll / A Cigarette, A Bottle And A Jukebox / Mr. Jones / Al talks about his youth / Blueberry Hill / Boll Weevil / Father Number One / Don't You Want To Go To Love With Me? / Hometown America / Al talks with Country Dan Dixon & introduces Rio Drive (recorded at XM-Radio Washington, DC, August 6, 2003) / live interview parts 1-16 (recorded at the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville, Tennessee, May 6, 2005)
2007 AUT




COLLECTIONS

COLLECTOR CL 1007 BIG AL DOWNING AND HIS FRIENDS  (LP)
Piano Nellie (Bobby Poe) / Hoy Hoy (Clyde Stacy) / Baby Shame (Clyde Stacy) / Rock It (Tommy Hudson) / Rock & Roll Boogie (Bobby Poe) / Rock And Roll Record Girl (Bobby Poe & Big Al Downing) / Down On The Farm / Just Around The Corner / Miss Lucy / It Must Be Love / Georgia Slop / Oh! Baby
1971 HOL
JUMBLE JLP-1111 BIG AL DOWNING AND THE POE-KATS  (LP)
Down On The Farm / Oh Baby / Miss Lucy / Just Around The Corner / It Must Be Love / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again / Story Of My Life / Georgia Slop / Rock'n'Roll Boogie (Bobby "Poe" Brant with Big Al Downing) / Rock'n'Roll Record Girl (Bobby "Poe" Brant with Big Al Downing) / Piano Nellie (Bobby "Poe" Brant with Big Al Downing) / I Found A New Love (Bobby "Poe" Brant with Big Al Downing) / End Up With The Blues (Spic & Spann with Big Al Downing) / Summertime Blues (Spic & Spann with Big Al Downing) / You're Satisfied (Clyde Stacy with the Poe-Kats & Big Al Downing, 1961) / Sittin' Down Crying (Clyde Stacy with the Poe-Kats & Big Al Downing, 1961)
1987 US
ROLLERCOASTER ROLL 2015 ROCKIN' 'N' ROLLIN' WITH BIG AL DOWNING  (LP)
Down On The Farm / Oh Babe / Miss Lucy / Just Around The Corner / Yes, I'm Loving You / Georgia Slop / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again / It Must Be Love / If I Had Our Love To Live Over / Please Come On Home / Words Of Love / Heartbreak Hill / I Found Somebody To Love / The Story Of My Life / The Saints / Rock & Roll Boogie / Rock & Roll Record Girl / Bobby Brant: Piano Nellie
-- reissue: Schoolkids CD 1548, 1996 US --
1988 UK
EAGLE EA-R 90116 ROCKIN' DOWN ON THE FARM  (CD)
Georgia Slop / Down On The Farm / Oh! Babe / Miss Lucy / Just Around The Corner / Yes, I'm Loving You / Please Come Home / There'll Come A Time / No One Else / Land Of Make Believe / So Many Memories / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again / It Must Be Love / If I Had Our Love To Live Over / Words Of Love / Heartbreak Hill / I Found Someone To Love / The Story Of My Life / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again / She's Tough / My Blue Heaven / I'm Just Nobody / All I Want Is You / I Feel Good
1994 GER
SCHOOLKIDS CD 1548 ROCKIN' & ROLLIN' WITH BIG AL DOWNING  (CD)
Down On The Farm / Oh Baby / Miss Lucy / Just Around The Corner / Yes, I'm Loving You / Rock & Roll Boogie / Rock & Roll Record Girl / Piano Nellie / Georgia Slop / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again / It Must Be Love / If I Had Our Love To Live Over / Please Come On Home / Words Of Love / Heartbreak Hill / I Found Somebody To Love / The Story Of My Life / The Saints
1996 US
CRAZY MUSIC 52002 CLASSIC COLLECTION (THE ORIGINAL RECORDINGS)  (2-CD)
Mr. Jones / Beer Drinkin' People / The Story Behind The Story / Countin' Highway Signs / I Ain't No Fool / I'll Be Loving You / Just Strangers / Does He Know About Me / Don't Mess With An Angel / Song Of Home / Kid At The Bar / There'll Never Be A Better Night / Fool Of The Year / It Takes Love / Honky Tonk Country (demo) / Darlene / Midnight Lace / T.V. Women / Mama Was A Preacher (demo) / Daddy Played The Banjo / Touch Me / The Onion Song / Let's Sing About Love / You Don't Belong To Daddy / You're Leavin' / Bring It On Home / The Best Of Families / We Can Only Say Goodbye / Gator Man (demo) / Give Me A Minute (demo)
1997 AUT
EAGLE EA-R 90125 THE POE-KATS FEAT. BIG AL DOWNING: ROCKIN' DOWN ON THE FARM, VOL.2  (CD)
Lucille / Poor Me / Great Balls Of Fire / Just Because / Let The Four Winds Blow / Miss Lucy (alt. vers. 1) / Right Around The Corner / I'm A Fool (vers. 1) / Don't Ever Leave Me / Love My Baby / I'm A Fool (vers. 2) / Things Were Done Again / Rock & Roll Boogie (Bobby Poe, alt. vers.) / Love You So / Let's Have A Ball / Rebel Without A Cause / Keep-A-Knockin' / I Got A Woman / You Win Again / Woman's Love / I Was The One / Break Up / One Night / Stagger Lee / Little Coquette / Bonie Maronie / Piano Nellie (Bobby Poe, alt. vers.) / Miss Lucy (alt. vers. 2) / I Got A Feeling / Summertime Blues (Spic & Span)
1998 GER
ORCHARD 802567 GREATEST HITS, VOLUME #1  (CD)
Mr. Jones / Mr. Jones (The Final Chapter) / Touch Me / Love Is On A High Roll / Payin' My Dues / Give A Hand To The Lady / Sneakie Freakie People / Love's Just A Suitcase / Hold Me / Mama Was A Preacher / Be Bop Cat / Please Help Me Mama
2003 US
ALBE MUSIC 903 CLASSIC COLLECTION  (CD)
The Best Of Families / Does He Know About Me / Bring It On Home / Mr. Jones / Touch Me / Fool Of The Year / Kid At The Bar / Let's Sing About Love / Just Strangers / I Ain't No Fool / You Don't Belong To Daddy / Daddy Played The Banjo / The Story Behind The Story / There'll Never Be A Better Night / If You're Leavin'
2005 US
CRAZY MUSIC SP 608 BEST OF THE EARLY YEARS (LIMITED EDITION)  (CD)
Narrative (2005, prev. unissued) / Down On The Farm (1958) / Oh Babe (1958) / Miss Lucy (1958) / Just Around The Corner (1958) / It Must Be Love (1959) / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again (1959) / Yes I'm Loving You (1960) / Please Come Home (1960) / If I Had Our Love To Live Over (1960) / Words Of Love (1960) / So Many Memories (1960) / There'll Come A Time (1960) / The Story Of My Life (1962) / Oh When The Saints (1962) / Heartbreak Hill (1962) / Land Of Make Believe (1962) / No One Else (1962) / She's Tough (1963) / Mr. Hurt Walked In (1963) / You Never Miss Your Water (1963, with Little Esther Phillips) / If You Want It I Got It (1963, with Little Esther Phillips) / Georgia Slop (1964) / I Feel Good (1964) / I Found A Love* # (1959, prev. unissued, with DOn Downing) / Down On The Farm (1958, prev. unissued extended version)
2008 AUT




COMPILATIONS

no label V/A: ROCKY EDDIE CORTHESY PRESENTE  (LP)
Miss Lucy
1968 FRA
UNION PACIFIC LP 004 V/A: TRANSFUSION: RAVE FROM THE GRAVE, BLAST FROM THE PAST, VOL.1  (LP)
Down On The Farm / Oh! Babe
1974 UK
CHESS 6445 202 V/A: CHESS GOLDEN DECADE, VOL.6 (1961-1962) - TALKIN' TRASH  (LP)
Story Of My Life
1974 UK
CHARLY CR 30107 V/A: MUSIC CITY SOUL  (LP)
Cornbread Soul / Medley Of Soul
1978 UK
EAGLE LP 308 V/A: BANDSTAND DANCING  (LP)
Yes, I'm Loving You
1979 GER
ERIC'S LP 008 V/A: JUKEBOX AT ERIC'S, VOL.1 - ROCK'N ROLL  (LP)
Georgia Slop
1981 UK
CRUISIN' LP 58344 V/A: RED HOT ROCKABILLIES  (LP)
Bobby Poe (with Big Al Downing): Piano Nellie
1981 UK
ACE CH 158 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL DANCE PARTY, VOL.5  (LP)
Down On The Farm
1986 UK
MAGNUM FORCE 030 V/A: RED HOT ROCKABILLIES  (LP/CD)
Down On The Farm
1985/1990 UK 
BEAR FAMILY BFX 15233 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL CANNIBALS  (LP)
Down On The Farm / Oh! Babe
1987 GER
CHARLY CDCHARLY 42 V/A: SOUL DEEP  (CD)
Corn Bread Row
1987 UK
MAGNUM FORCE CD 100 V/A: MAGNUM ROCKABILLY  (CD)
Down On The Farm
1988 GER
BLEND BLR 82019 V/A: ROCK & ROLL COLLECTION, VOL.19  (LP)
Georgia Slop
19?? BEL
HOLLOWBODY HC 12001 V/A: WILD MEN RIDE WILD GUITARS  (CD)
Down On The Farm / Oh Babe!
1990 US
ACE CDCHD 494 V/A: MORE HOLLYWOOD ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Down On The Farm / Oh Babe!
1994 UK
BUFFALO BOP CD 55016 V/A: ROMPIN' STOMPIN'  (CD)
Bobby Poe (with Big Al Downing): Piano Nellie
1994 GER
BUFFALO BOP CD 55019 V/A: IT'S ROCK'N ROLL  (CD)
Bobby Poe (with Big Al Downing): Rock & Roll Boogie
1994 GER
COLLECTABLES COL-5554 V/A: THE BEST OF BIG D ROCK - 1950'S & 1960'S EARLY ROCK HEROES, VOL.2  (CD) 
Oh! Babe
1995 US
BLEND 4 V/A: BEST OF BLEND ROCK & ROLL COLLECTION, VOL.4  (CD)
Georgia Slop
1995 BEL
HALLMARK CD 305242 V/A: DO THE OOBY DOOBY  (CD)
Georgia Slop
1996 UK
NIGHT TRAIN INTERNATIONAL NTI 7045 V/A: NEW ORLEANS ROCK N' ROLL PARTY  (CD)
It Must Be Love / When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold
1997 US
MR. DJ CD 101 V/A: CRUISIN' CLASSICS, VOL.1  (CD)
Miss Lucy
1998
GOLDEN RING CD 172100 V/A: GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS  (CD)
Bobby Brant (with Big Al Downing): Piano Nellie
1998
WARNER BROS. 46428 V/A: FROM WHERE I STAND : THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN COUNTRY MUSIC  (3-CD)
Down On The Farm / Touch Me (I'll Be Your Fool Once More)
1998 US
MAGNUM FORCE CD 100 V/A: MAGNUM ROCKABILLY  (CD)
Down On The Farm
1999 UK
MCA/UNIVERSAL 380596-2 V/A: THE CHESS STORY 1947-1975  (15-CD)
I'll Be Holding On
1999 US
ACE CDCHK 730 V/A: BABY, THAT IS ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Down On The Farm
1999 UK
ROLLER COASTER CD 200 V/A: NOW DIG THIS: A WHOLE LOTTA ROLLERCOASTER ROCKERS  (CD)
Yes, I'm Loving You
1999 UK
COLLECTABLES CD 5554 V/A: THE BEST OF BIG D ROCK: 1950'S & 1960'S EARLY ROCK HEROES, VOL.2  (CD)
Oh! Babe
199? US
STOMPIN' 109 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.9  (LP)
Georgia Slop
199? UK
LUCKY CD 502 V/A: PIANOLA ROCK-OLA, VOL.2  (CD)
Down On The Farm / Georgia Slop
199? UK
DOWN UNDER # V/A: SLEIGH-RIDE  (CD)
Blue Christmas / Color My Christmas Blue / I'll Be Home For Christmas / Silent Night
2000 US
DISKY CD 250542 V/A: AS GOOD AS IT GETS: ROCKABILLY  (CD)
Down On The Farm
2000 HOL
RIPETE 2295 V/A: A TRIBUTE TO FAT HAROLD'S  (CD)
Sneaky Freaky People / Darlene
2001 US
ACE CDCHD 1008 V/A: SUE'S ROCK'N'BLUES: THE UK SUE LABEL STORY, VOL.2  (CD)
Yes, I'm Loving You
2004 UK
CRAZY MUSIC SP803 V/A: 15 YEARS CRAZY MUSIC (INTERNATIONAL EDITION)  (CD)
Mr. Jones
2005 AUT
RHINO/WEA 73346 V/A: ROCKIN' BONES - 1950S PUNK & ROCKABILLY  (4-CD)
Down On The Farm
2006 US
STOMPIN' ST 333 V/A: STOMPIN' 33  (CD)
Georgia Slop
2007 UK
TWISTIN' RUMBLE TR-62013 V/A: TWISTIN' RUMBLE, VOL.3  (LP)
Georgia Slop
2007 US
RPM RETRO 837 V/A: SHIVERIN' AND SHAKIN' - HOP ROCKERS & SLEAZY INSTROS, CHALLENGE RECORDS PART ONE : 1958-1965  (CD)
Down On The Farm / Oh! Babe
2008 UK
ACE CDCHD 1211 V/A: HOLY MACKEREL - PRETENDERS TO LITTLE RICHARD'S THRONE  (CD)
Miss Lucy
2009 UK
EL TORO ETCD 1023 V/A: GOT THEM HILL BILLY BLUES - 32 BLACK BLUES BOPPERS  (CD)
Down On The Farm
2009 SPA
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD051 V/A: HEAVY SUGAR - THE PURE ESSENCE OF NEW ORLEANS R&B  (3-CD)
When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
2010 UK




SESSION WORKS

CANDLELIGHT CA-101545 CLYDE STACY (feat. Al Downing) Hoy Hoy / So Young1957 US
BULLSEYE B 100445 CLYDE STACY (feat. Al Downing) Baby Shame / Nobody's Darlin'1958 US
WHITE ROCK 111045 TOMMY HUDSON & THE SAVOYS (feat. Al Downing) Walkin' The Stroll / Rock-It1958 US
WHITE ROCK 111245 BOBBY POE & THE POE-KATS (feat. Al Downing) Rock & Roll Boogie / Rock & Roll Record Girl1958 US
WHITE ROCK 111445 BOBBY BRANT & THE RHYTHM ROCKERS (feat. Al Downing) Piano Nellie / I Found A New Love1958 US
EAST-WEST 12445 BOBBY BRANT & THE RHYTHM ROCKERS (feat. Al Downing) Piano Nellie / I Found A New Love1958 US
CAPITOL T 1041LP WANDA JACKSON (feat. Al Downing on piano) WANDA JACKSON
Day Dreaming / Happy, Happy Birthday / Heartbreak Ahead / I Can't Make My Dreams Understand / Just Call Me Lonesome / Let's Have A Party / Long Tall Sally / Money Honey  (recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, on April 7-9, 1958)
1958 US
CAPITOL F 402645 WANDA JACKSON (feat. Al Downing on piano) (Every Time They Play) Our Song / Mean Mean Man
(recorded on April 10, 1958)
1958 US
CAPITOL F 408145 WANDA JACKSON (feat. Al Downing on piano) Sinful Heart / Rock Your Baby
(recorded on April 9, 1958)
1958 US
CAPITOL F 420745 WANDA JACKSON (feat. Al Downing on piano on a-side) A Date With Jerry / You're The One For Me
(recorded on April 10, 1958)
1959 US
CAPITOL T 1384LP WANDA JACKSON (feat. Al Downing on piano) ROCKIN' WITH WANDA
Mean Mean Man / Rock Your Baby / You've Turned To A Stranger
(recorded on April 10, 1958)
1960 US
V-TONE 21845 SPIC & SPANN (=Vernon Sandusky & Johnny Dubas with Al Downing on piano) Slippin' & Slidin' / Our Drifting Love1960 US
LEN 101345 SPIC & SPANN (feat. Al Downing on piano) Summertime Blues / End Up With The Blues1961 US
LEN 101545 CLYDE STACY (feat. Al Downing on piano) Sit'in Down Cryin' / You're Satisfied1961 US
KANSOMA 00245 THE CORLETTES (feat. Al Downing on piano) I Love You / Crazy Baby1962 US
KANSOMA 00345 THE MAGNIFICENTS (feat. Al Downing) Do You Mind / The Dribble (Twist)1962 US
CHECKER 101645 THE MAGNIFICENTS (feat. Al Downing) Do You Mind / The Dribble (Twist)1962 US
L.R.C. 9316LP JIMMY MCGRIFF (feat. Al Downing on piano/background vocals) TAIL GUNNER
Tailgunner / Bullfrog / Sky Hawk / Flexible Flyer / Grandma's Toe Jam / Starlite Ballroom, Hot Licks Band Stomp
1977 US
WARNER BROS. BSK 3375LP CARLENE CARTER (feat. Al Downing on background vocals) TWO SIDES TO EVERY WOMAN
Do It In A Heartbeat / Lies / Swap-Meat Rag / Gold-Hearted Lady / Two Sides To Every Woman / It's No Wonder (Why I Love Him) / One Good Lover / Old Photographs / Radio Sweetheart
1979 UK
F BEAT LP 12LP CARLENE CARTER (feat. Al Downing on background vocals) BLUE NUN
Oh How Happy / Love Is A 4-Letter Verb / That Boy / 300 Pounds Of Clay / Tougher Stuff / I Need A Hit / Rockababy / When You Comin' Back / Me And My .38 / Do Me Lover / Too Many Teardrops / Billy / Born To Move / Think Dirty
1981 UK
HYDRA BLK 7707LP CLYDE STACY (with Al Downing) ROCKIN' AROUND
You're Satisfied / Sittin' Down Cryin'
1988 GER
EAGLE EA-R 90112CD CLYDE STACY (with Al Downing) THERE'S A GOOD ROCKIN' TONITE
You're Satisfied / Sittin' Down Cryin'
1993 GER
BEAR FAMILY BCD 156294-CD WANDA JACKSON (with Al Downing) RIGHT OR WRONG
Day Dreaming / Happy, Happy Birthday / Heartbreak Ahead / I Can't Make My Dreams Understand / Just Call Me Lonesome / Let's Have A Party / Long Tall Sally / Money Honey / (Every Time They Play) Our Song / Sinful Heart / Rock Your Baby / A Date With Jerry / Mean Mean Man / Rock Your Baby / You've Turned To A Stranger
1993 GER
EAGLE CD 90114CD BOBBY POE & THE POEKATS (with Al Downing on some tracks) LET'S HAVE A BALL
Let's Have A Ball / Well I Love You / Please Be My Love (vers. 1) / My Baby She Left Me (vers. 1) / Love My Peggy (vers. 1) / Rock & Roll Record Girl / Rock & Roll Boogie / Rebel Without A Cause / Goin' To The River / Drink To A Fool (vers. 1) / Be My Love (vers. 1) / I'm A Fool (vers. 1) / Please Be My Love (vers. 2) / Love My Peggy (vers. 2) / My Baby She Left Me (vers. 2) / Drink To A Fool (vers. 2) / I'm Having A Ball / Rock The Bop Tonight / I'm A Fool (vers. 2) / Little Darlin' / Flying Saucers Jig / Drink To A Fool (vers. 3) / Be My Love (vers. 2)
1994 GER
GABRIEL MUSIC 1097034-CD ANDY LEE LANG DUETS
Andy Lee Lang & Big Al Downing: Boogie Woogie Saturday Night
1997 AUT
ORCHARD 59824-CD JEANI HOLD ME
Deani & Big Al Downing: Hold Me
2000 US
GABRIEL MUSIC 21001.0014-CD ANDY LEE LANG TOGETHER
Andy Lee Lang & Big Al Downing: The Story Of Willie Joe
2001 AUT


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Wolfgang Weissbrodt | Benoit Billot | Ed Salamon | Jarmo Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Blues Records 1943 To 1970 Volume One (Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven, 1987) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | Goldmine Country & Western Record Price Guide (Tim Neely, 2001) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | Blues News 1/1990

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.recordmaster.com | rcs.law.emory.edu/rcs (Rockin' Country Style) | www.singlesdb.com | www.bsnpubs.com | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.musicstack.com | www.rockabilly.nl (BlackCat Rockabilly Europe) | www.soulfulkindamusic.net | www.globaldogproductions.info | www.bigaldowning.com

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