BILLY GAYLES





SINGLES

FLAIR 1038 BILLY GALE AND HIS ORCHESTRA Night Howler / My Heart Is In Your Hands1954 US
VITA 123 WILLIE KING WITH THE IKE TURNER'S BAND Peg Leg Woman / Mistreating Me4/1956 US 
FEDERAL 12265 BILLY GALES WITH IKE TURNER'S RHYTHM ROCKERS I'm Tore Up / If I Never Had Known You1956 US
FEDERAL 12272 BILLY GALES WITH IKE TURNER'S RHYTHM ROCKERS Let's Call It A Day / Take Your Fine Frame Home  1956 US
FEDERAL 12282 BILLY GALES WITH IKE TURNER'S KINGS OF RHYTHM No Coming Back / Do Right Baby1956 US
FEDERAL 12287   BILLY GALES WITH IKE TURNER'S KINGS OF RHYTHM Sad As A Man Can Be / Just One More Time1956 US
COBRA 5033 IKE TURNER'S KINGS OF RHYTHM (feat. Billy Gayles:vcl/dms on a-side)   Walking Down The Aisle / Box Top1959 US
SHOCK 200 BILLY GAYLES I'm Hurting / I'm Dreaming Of You1961 US




COMPILATIONS

KING KS 16007 V/A: OLD KING GOLD, VOL. 7  (LP)
I'm Tore Up
1975 US
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0016 IKE TURNER & THE KINGS OF RHYTHM: I'M TORE UP  (LP)
Sad As A Man Can Be / If I Never Had Known You / I'm Tore Up / Let's Call It A Day / Take Your Fine Frame Home / Do Right Baby / No Coming Back / Just One More Time
1978 UK
FLYRIGHT FLY 578 IKE TURNER AND THE KINGS OF RHYTHM  (LP)
Walking Down The Aisle (take 1) / Walking Down The Aisle (takes 2& 5)
1981 UK
ACE CHD 146 IKE TURNER AND HIS KINGS OF RHYTHM, VOL.2  (LP)
I Miss You So / Night Howler / My Heart In Your Hands
1985 UK
ACE CHD 244 IKE TURNER & THE KINGS OF RHYTHM: TALENT SCOUT BLUES  (LP)
A Woman Just Won't Do / I'm Tired Of Being Dogged Around
1988 UK
RED LIGHTNIN' RL 0064 V/A: DOWN ON BROADWAY AND MAIN - A DECADE OF BLUES AND R&B IN ST. LOUIS  (LP)
Peg Leg Woman / Mistreating Me
1988 UK
STOMPIN' 106 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.6  (LP)
Sad As A Man Can Be / Just One More Time
19?? UK
STOMPIN' 110 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.10  (LP)
Do Right Baby
19?? UK
STOMPIN' 113 V/A: STOMPIN', VOL.13  (LP)
Take Your Fine Frame Home
19?? UK
ACE CHD/CDCHD 258 V/A: R&B CONFIDENTIAL N.O 1 - THE FLAIR LABEL  (LP/CD)
Night Howler
1989 UK
CHARLY CHCD 263 IKE TURNER & THE KINGS OF RHYTHM: TRAILBLAZER  (CD)
Just One More Time / No Coming Back / I'm Tore Up / Let's Call It A Day / If I Never Had Known You / Sad As A Man Can Be / Do Right Baby / Take Your Fine Frame Home
-- reissue: King Masters KCD 6017, 1998 UK --
1991 UK
P-VINE PCD 3031/2 IKE TURNER: ROCKS THE BLUES - THE KINGS OF RHYTHM SPECIAL  (2-CD)
I Miss You So / Night Prowler / My Heart In Your Hands / A Woman Just Won't Do / I'm Tired Of Being Dogged Around
1993 JAP 
RHINO R2 71819 IKE TURNER & HIS KINGS OF RHYTHM: I LIKE IKE! - THE BEST OF IKE TURNER  (CD)
Peg Leg Woman (as by Willie King)
1994 US
RIPETE CD 2164 V/A: SHAGGER'S DELIGHT, VOL.2 - TWENTY RHYTHM AND BLUES CLASSICS  (CD)
I'm Tore Up
1994 US
ACE CDCHD 553 IKE TURNER & HIS KINGS OF RHYTHM: RHYTHM ROCKIN' BLUES  (CD)
Night Howler / My Heart In Your Hands / A Woman Just Won't Do / I'm Tired Of Being Dogged Around
1995 UK
KING 7002 V/A: KING R&B BOX SET  (4-CD)
I'm Tore Up
1996
CRIMSON 10 V/A: ULTIMATE BLUES COLLECTION  (2-CD)
I'm Tore Up
1997
SEQUEL NEM CD 946 V/A: MO BETTA' - ST. LOUIS R&B 1956-1966  (CD)
Peg Leg Woman / Mistreating Me (as by Willie King)
1997 UK
WESTSIDE WESA 801 V/A: MARK LAMARR'S ROC-KING UP A STORM  (CD)
Do Right Baby
1999 UK
TU-567 V/A: ALL TORE UP...UNREQUITED LOVE, TORMENTED ROMANCE, TRAGEDY & TEARJERKERS 1955-1968  (LP)
Dreaming Of You / No Coming Back
19??
CHEESCAKE CHCD 121 V/A: BOPPIN' BLUES 'N RHYTHM  (CD)
Willie King & Ike Turner Band: Peg Leg Woman
200?
CAPITOL 82714 IKE TURNER & THE KINGS OF RHYTHM: BLUES KINGPINS   (CD)
Night Howler
2003 US
MEMBRAN MUSIC LTD./DOCUMENTS 223007-321 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES - ORIGINAL MASTERS   (10-CD)
Do Right Baby / Peg Leg Woman
2005 GER
REV-OLA CR REV 173 IKE TURNER & HIS KINGS OF RHYTHM: EARLY TIMES  (CD)
Night Howler
2006 UK
SAVAGE KICK SK 11 V/A: SAVAGE KICK, VOL.11  (LP)
Take Your Fine Frame Home
2007 UK




SESSION WORKS

ROOSTER BLUES 2616 LARRY DAVIS: FUNNY STUFF   (LP)
Funny Stuff / Tear Drops / Next Time You See Me / Worried Dream / Totsy / Since I Been Loving You / That Will Never Do / Walk Out Like A Lady / Find 'Em Fool 'Em And Forget 'Em / Got To Be Some Changes Made
(featuring Billy Gayles on drums)
-- reissue: Rooster Blues CD 2616, 2001 US --
1982 US 
TIMELESS SJP 231/232  ST. LOUIS KINGS OF RHYTHM: RHYTHM AND BLUES SHOWTIME WITH...  (2-LP/CD)
The Big Question (vcl Clayton Love) / Clayton's Blues Mixture (vcl Clayton Love) / Limited Love (vcl Clayton Love) / Just Like A Woman (vcl Clayton Love) / Mistreated Blues (vcl Clayton Love) / Bring Your Fine Frame Home (vcl Billy Gayles) / Chicken Shack / Just One More Time (vcl Billy Gayles) / Peg Leg Woman (vcl Billy Gayles) / B Flat Blues / I'm Tore Up (vcl Billy Gayles) / Good Thing (vcl Robbie Montgomery & Stacy Johnson) / Consider Yourself (vcl Stacy Johnson) / Sweet Soul Music (vcl Stacy Johnson) / Change Gonna Come (vcl Stacy Johnson) / Philly Dog / Respect Yourself (vcl Robbie Montgomery & Stacy Johnson) / I Can't Stand The Rain (vcl Robbie Montgomery) / Breaking Up Somebody's Home (vcl Robbie Montgomery) / Prancin' / Real Motha Fo'Ya (vcl Daryl Darden)
(recorded at Studio 44, Monster, Holland on November 11, 1986, featuring Billy Gayles:vcl/dms (on "I'm Tore Up"), Clayton Love:vcl/pno, Stacy Johnson:vcl, Robbie Montgomery:vcl, Erskine Oglesby:ten.sax, Oliver Sain:alto/ten.sax, Daryl Darden:vcl/gtr, Jimmy Hinds:bs, Keith Hinds:dms; produced by Leo Bruin)
1989 HOL


                                                      

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