HANK DAVIS





SINGLES

DAUPHIN AR-105/106   HANK & THE ELECTRASWomen Train / Get Lost Baby1959 US 
WIZZ 716 HANK DAVISI Want You To Be My Baby / You're My Kind1959 US
STACY 919 HANK DAVISOne-Way Track / Real Soon1959 US
MALA 424 HANK & CAROLEEI've Never Known / Go On And Go1960 US
FOLK ART 5002 REV. ANTHONY CAMPBELL, CALVIN MORRIS, HANK DAVIS, guitarHow Long Have You Been A Negro? / Hit 'Em Again Lord  1964 US
SLEAZY SR67 (p/s) HANK DAVISOne Way Track / Salamay2013 SPA




ALBUMS

FOLK ART FLP 5002 REV. ANTHONY CAMPBELL, CALVIN MORRIS, HANK DAVIS: GOD MADE THE BLUES, VOL.1  (LP)
Some Gonna Call Him / How Long Have You Been A Negro? / I Want Jesus To Walk With Me / Motherless Children (Hank Davis solo) / A Thousand Miles From Home / You Can't Make Me Doubt Him / Takin' Names (Tony Campbell solo) / Nobody's Fault But Mine (Hank Davis solo) / Hit 'Em Again, Lord-Lookin' Good-Red Light (Anthony Campbell solo) / Timber - The Mule Song (Calvin Morris solo) / Don't Look Now (Hank Davis solo) / O'Freedom(featuring Anthony Campbell:lead/bckgr.vcls, Calvin Morris:lead/bckgr.vcls, Hank Davis:ac.gtr on every track + lead/bckgr.vcls)
1964 US
REDITA LP 115 I'M HANK DAVIS  (LP)
Real Soon / Mojo Workout / I Don't Care Who Knows / Breakin' Up With You / Slow Down / Motherless Children / That's All Right / Salamay / Don't Look Now / Treat A Stranger Right / Point Of View / Early In The Morning / Nobody's Fault But Mine / There Goes The Guy
(Note: reissued in 1981 with the same serial number but different tracklist as "New York Country Rock")
1976 HOL
REDITA LP 103 RAUNCH RADLEY: GUITAR CITY - COUNTRY, ROCK & BLUES INSTRUMENTALS BY RAUNCH RADLEY: THE SOUND OF THE 50S  (LP)
Motherless Children / Your Cheatin' Heart / Truck Stop / Rising Sun / Laughin' With Ernie / Cruisin' / Snowballs In June / Boogie In The Rain / Down And Out / Pineapple Blues / John Henry / Ratfeather Gumbo / Behind The Barn / Peace And Contentment
1977 HOL
RED SQUIRREL RSR 175 SONGS OF ANIMALS AND IMAGINATION (AS SUNG BY HANK DAVIS)  (LP)
The Never Song / There's A Mouse Loose In Here / I'll Be Your Breakfast / The Puffin' / Marvin The Dinosaur / Flathead / Long, Black Mouse / The Duck And The Kangaroo / Come On Out And Play / A Feather In Her Hat / Redolent Corn Flakes / The Rabbit's Picnic / Scrambled Eggs And Iguanas
(Note: children's album featuring Hank Davis, Bruce Carveth, Mike Matthews & Sue Simmons; recorded and mixed at Home Of The Woods, Aberfoyle, Ontario, Canada in May-July 1978)
-- reissue: Folkways/Smithsonian FC-7538, 1980 --
1979 CAN
DUCKTAIL DT 501 STOMPIN' AT THE DEAD MOOSE - THE CANADIAN ROCKABILLY LEGEND  (LP)
Nothin' Means Nothin' / Ten Long Fingers / Someday I'll Suprise You / There Is No Right Way / Trains & Cars & All Night Bars / Sittin' With Him (Lookin' At Me) / You're Forgiven / A Few More Days / Potico Beans / Sweet Little Gina / It's A Long Day / I Never Meant To Say Goodbye / Mystery Train / Your Eyes / Not My Kind Of Woman / Nobody's Fault But Mine / Tell Me
(Note: all instruments by Hank Davis with Winnie Winston:pedal steel & Andy Winston:slide guitar)
1979 CAN
DUCKTAIL DT 502 RAUNCH RADLEY: ALIVE SINCE 55  (LP)
Right For The Throat / Slidin' Home / Downhill Blues / Military Rats / Cryin' In My Beer / Backseat Party / Cajun Schmaltz / Doo Wop City / Howlin' At The Night / Puke 'N' Holler Blues / Alive Since '55 / Down In The Drunktank / The Happy Chicken / Dreamin' At The Bar
1980 CAN
REDITA LP 115 NEW YORK COUNTRY ROCK  (LP)
Dinosaur Girl / Real Soon / Get Lost Baby / One-Way Track / Breakin' Up With You (take 1) / Talk About Lovin' / Afraid To Try / You're Forgiven / Lonely Road / Jimmy Brown / I'm Leavin' While I Can / I Never Known / Woman Train / Salamay / Bad Move Baby / Low Down Moanin' / Breakin' Up With You (take 2) / I Don't Care Who Knows / Make Your One Love Last / Go On And Go / Point Of View / There Goes The Guy / Someday I'll Surprise You / Happy New Year Baby(re-edited version of '76 album with different songs)
1981 HOL
REDITA LP 120 ROCK IN THE WOODS  (LP)
Introduction (feat. Rusty & Doug Kershaw for "Tennessee Border") / Move On Down The Line / Please Don't Steal My Truck / Part Of All These Troubles / Come Back Home To You / Old New Orleans Rhythm & Blues / Rock In The Woods Part 2 / I'm Not Sure / Rock In The Woods / One-Way Track / I Want You To Be My Baby / Blues Are Gonna Catch Up With Me / The Year I Was Born / Afraid To Try / Dark Was The Night
1981 HOL
RELAXED RABBIT RR 424 CRAZY LIVING  (LP)
Crazy Living / Rock With Me Baby / Rowena / Poor Boy / Not My Kind Of Woman (vers. 2) / The Killer's Last Ride / Honkers And Shouters / I Want You To Know / Musclin' In On You / Were You Ever Mine To Lose / Drawin' To An Inside Straight / Ride A Wild Horse / What About Me / For Nessie
(featuring Winnie Winston on steel guitar)
1984 CAN
RELAXED RABBIT RR 426 WINNIE WINSTON & HANK DAVIS: CLOUD DANCING  (LP)
Frog Invasion / The Eagle / Bouncing Off The Trees / Almost Home / Winding Down / The Aardvark Waltz / Poultry Sense / Lonely Boys Like Me / Cloud Dancing / Cajun Potatoes / Chicken On The Strings / Christmas Train / She Forgot Loving Me / Big Black Machine / Old Time Friend / One More Once
1985 CAN
RELAXED RABBIT RRCD 428 BLUE HIGHWAY  (CD)
Real Soon (1959) / Poor Boy (1981) / Move On Down The Line (1979) / There Is No Right Way (1977) / Drawin' To An Inside Straight (1981) / Please Don't Steal My Truck (1978) / Not My Kind Of Woman (1978) / Were You Ever Mine To Lose (1981) / Rock In The Woods (1977) / I Just Don't Feel Like Dancing (1974) / Salamay (1961) / Treat A Stranger Right (1964) / Dark Was The Night (1978, with re-recorded instr. solos) / Got My Mojo Working (1965) / Trying To Get To You (1976, prev. unrel.) / Nobody's Fault But Mine (1977) / Not My Kind Of Woman (1984, prev. unrel.) / I Never Meant To Say Goodbye (1978) / Honkers And Shouters (1981) / Down The Line (1979) / Crazy Living (1981) / Low Down Moanin' (1961) / I Don't Care Who Knows (1960) / Blue Highway (1986, prev. unrel.) / I Want You To Know (1976) / Sweet Little Gina (1978) / I Was In Love Once (1985, prev. unrel.) / Rock With Me Baby (1979) / Old New Orleans Rhythm & Blues (1976) / Motherless Children (1964) / Next Stop, Paradise (1994, prev. unrel.)
(Note: distributed by Dave's Records of Guelph as DROG CD-027)
1995 CAN
BEAR FAMILY BCD 17319 AH ONE WAY TRACK  (CD)
One Way Track (alt.) / There Is No Right Way / Rock With Me Baby / Move On Down The Line / Lift Up Your Hands / I Just Don't Feel Like Dancing / Dinosaur Girl / Trying To Get To You / Got My Mojo Working / Nothing Means Nothing (alt.) / Crazy Living / Afraid To Try (1961) / Crying In My Beer / Early In The Morning / There Goes The Guy / Low Down Moaning / I Want You To Know / Bearly Able (alt.) / Rock In The Woods / Be Strong / Go On And Go / I Don't Care Who Knows / I Never Meant To Say Goodbye / Rusty & Doug (Kershaw) Station Break / Salamay / This Town / Real Soon / Please Don't Steal My Truck (alt.) / Lonely Road / Afraid To Try (1974) / Dark Was The Night / Down The Line / The Extra Man / I Will Trust In The Lord / I Can't Believe In You / Bad Move Baby / A Minute To Run / Peace And Contentment
2012 GER




COMPILATIONS

HOBO BOP LP 1181 V/A: HOBO BOP  (LP)
Women Train
1981 GER
BISON BOP BB-LP 2020 V/A: THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, VOL.17  (LP)
Real Soon / One-Way Track
-- reissue: Buffalo Bop BB-LP 2020, 1985 GER --
1982 GER
DEMON-HI DHI LP 434/CD 127 V/A: HI RECORDS - THE EARLY YEARS  (2-LP/CD)
Darlene Wallace (with Hank Davis:gtr, Steve Eckstein:ac.gtr & Barry Kaplan:dms): 25 Miles To Joliet
1987/1992 UK
CLUB LP 022 V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.22  (LP)
One-Way Track
19?? UK
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55012 V/A: HOBO BOP  (CD)
One-Way Track / Women Train
1993 GER
ACE CDCHD 626 V/A: DANNY JAMES : BOOGIE IN THE MUD - SOUTHERN SWAMP GUITAR  (CD)
Dark Was The Night
(prev. unreleased version; Note: take on Redita LP 120 doesn't have a steel guitar which is probably played by Danny James. However it features piano and different bass breaks; both versions have gazoo solo, but on Redita album it's longer)
1996 UK
DROG CD-029 V/A: TRUCK SONGS, VOL.1-2  (2-CD)
Please Don't Steal My Truck
1995 CAN
DROG CD-030 V/A: WELCOME TO PLANET DROG  (CD)
Real Soon
1996 CAN
DROG CD-067 V/A: MUSIC FOR PEACE  (CD)
Glass Bottom Boat
1997 CAN
DROG CD-070 V/A: FOOD SONGS  (CD)
I'll Be Your Breakfast
1999 CAN
CREAM/HI HEXD44 V/A: HI RECORDS - THE EARLY YEARS, VOLS. 1+2  (2-CD)
Darlene Wallace (with Hank Davis:gtr, Steve Eckstein:ac.gtr & Barry Kaplan:dms): 25 Miles To Joliet
1999 UK
MUSTANG MUST 5 V/A: ROCKABILLY & HILLBILLY BOP, VOL.5: BIG BOY ROCK  (CD)
One-Way Track
19??
SHIMMY SHIM CD 101 V/A: ROCKABILLY BOYS  (CD)
One Way Track
2000
DROG CD-074 V/A: WORK SONGS  (3-CD)
Annette
2001 CAN
DROG CD-100 V/A: SIXTY SECOND SONGS  (2-CD)
A Minute To Run
2002 CAN
AND MORE BEARS ACD 25014 AA/INDIGO CD 5097-2 V/A: GREETINGS FROM HAWAII  (CD)
Winnie Winston & Hank Davis: Hawaiian Farewell (a.k.a. Cryin' In My Beer)
2004 GER
AND MORE BEARS ACD 25016 AA/INDIGO CD 5099-2 V/A: GREETINGS FROM ALABAMA  (CD)
Montgomery, Alabama
2004 GER
B-SHARP LP 666/11 V/A: NASTY ROCKABILLY, VOL.8  (LP)
Women Train
2006 GER
COLLECTOR CLCD 4495 V/A: HOODLUM ROCKIN', VOL.5  (CD)
Women Train
2006 HOL
COLLECTOR CLCD 4499 V/A: SLOW BOOGIE ROCKIN', VOL.6  (CD)
Get Lost Baby
2006 HOL
DROG # V/A: AFGHANISTAN : ON GUARD FOR THEE?  (3-CD)
He's Just An Idiot
2006 CAN
B-SHARP 6/29 V/A: NASTY ROCKABILLY, CD 4  (CD)
Women Train
200? GER
BEAR FAMILY BCD 17035 PR V/A: 35 YEARS BEAR FAMILY  (3-CD + BOOK)
Bearly Able
2010 GER
BEAR FAMILY BCD 17035 PR V/A: 35 YEARS BEAR FAMILY  (3-CD + BOOK)
Bearly Able
2010 GER
DOCUMENTS/MEMBRAN MUSIC 233207 V/A: TRAIN SONGS - 200 GREAT SONGS ABOUT RAILROAD HEROES, HOBOS AND FREIGHT TRAINS  (10-CD)
One Way Track
2011 GER
CHROME DREAMS 02261932 V/A: UNDERGROUND ROCKABILLY  (CD)
One Way Track
2011 UK
DOCUMENTS 3238904 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL COWBOYS - 200 ORIGINAL RECORDINGS  (10-CD)
One Way Track
2013 GER


Hank Davis session discography


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Hank Davis

Published sources: Goldmine #238 (1989)

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