LARRY DONN





SINGLES

VADEN 45-113 LARRY DONN Honey-Bun / That's What I Call A Ball
(also a repro edition exists)
1959 US 
AD-BUR 100 LARRY DONN WITH SONNY BURGESS AND TOMMY T. Girl Next Door / Today1961 US
ALLEY 1003 THE COTILLIONS (feat. Larry Donn on piano) Surf Twist / Sahara1962 US
ALLEY 1012 LARRY DONN I'll Never Forget You / One Broken Heart1963 US
ORK RECORDS OS 35 KENNY OWENS (feat. Larry Donn on piano?) Hey Porter / Ballad Of The Teenage Queen1970 US
RIMROCK 362 LARRY DONN I Can't Get Her Face Out Of My Mind / Old Crazy Sally1972 US
SHELBY 1002 LARRY DONN Tryin' To Get To You / Just A Man In A Honky Tonk Band1978 US
THREE SUNS TS 1  LARRY DONN WITH THE KILLER POSSUM BAND   The Great American Superstar (Rockabilly Blues) / An Old Hillbilly Cat1989 US




EP'S

ODEON 0499Y (p/s) V/A: JUKE BOX FAVOURITES
That's What I Call A Ball  (other tracks by Rockin' Sidney, The Rock Brothers & The Strollers)
19?? SPA 
ROLLER COASTER RCEP 133 (p/s) ROCKABILLY DAYS
Honey Bun / That's What I Call A Ball / Your True Love / I'm Getting Better
2000 UK
BEATTIME RECORDS 3406 THE BLUE MOON BOYS: JOHNNY LIGHTER  (extended CD-EP)
Johnny Lighter / Little Black Book / Toss, Turn & Roll / Blue Moon Boys Live Show (complete 35 minutes live performance at The Embassy Theatre in 2000)  ('Johnny Lighter' features special guests Bobby Cochran:gtr, Larry Donn:pno, Don Herron:steel console, Dave Roe:bs, Colonel J.D. Wilkes:harpoon + Mark Miller & John Wheeler:bckgr.vcls)
2002 US




ALBUMS

SHELBY LP 5330 LARRY DONN  (LP)
I Can't Get Her Face Out Of My Mind / Old Crazy Sally / One Thing My Woman Can't Forget / The Sun Rose Over The Mountain / She Woke Me Up (To Say Goodbye) / The Ballad Of Mary Green / We Need A Whole Lot More Of Jesus (And A Lot Less Rock And Roll) / The Beautiful Women Of New Orleans / A Time Of Sadness / The Prayer / Blue Suede Shoes
1971 US
SHELBY LP 3055 THANK YOU MUSIC LOVERS  (LP)
Oh, Pretty Woman / Rainy Night In Georgia / Mountain Of Love / Woman, Woman / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry / I Just Can't Help Believing / He Ain't Heavy (He's My Brother) / Proud Mary / Blues Stay Away From Me / I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water
(recorded at Wayne Raney's studio, Concord, AR, September 9 & 20, 1975 and in Memphis, TN, January 27 & 29, 1976, feat. Larry Donn:vcl/pno/org/hca/bckgr.vcl, Larry Crippen:bs/bckgr.vcl, Michael Baugh:bs, Billy Wells:dms + Marilyn McVay, Gary McVay:bckgr.vcls)
1976 US
SHELBY LP 3056 LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN  (LP)
Roll Over Beethoven / Tryin' To Get To You / Baby Let's Play House / Your True Love / Great Balls Of Fire / Matchbox / The Fool / Honey Don't / Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes
(recorded in 1976-1978 at The Kennett Sound Studios in Kennett, Missouri)
1978 US
WHITE LABEL WLP 8817  SONNY BURGESS AND LARRY DONN - ROCK-ROCK-A-BILLY  (LP)
Honey-Bun / Milkcow Blues Boogie (prev. unissued) / Blue Moon Of Kentucky (prev. unissued) / I Forgot To Remember To Forget (prev. unissued) / I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (prev. unissued) / Baby Let's Play House (prev. unissued) / Mystery Train (prev. unissued) / Brown-Eyed Handsome Man* / Kentucky Home Rock* / That's What I Call A Ball / All Night Stomp (prev. unissued, poss. 1962 live) / Too Young For Love (prev. unissued; instead of track "She's Mine" that stands on cover) / Sunshine Rock (prev. unissued 1962 recording) / Girl Next Door
(*= prev. unissued 1961 Ad-Bur Recordings)
1980 HOL
COLLECTOR CLCD 4429 THAT'S WHAT I CALL A BALL  (CD)
That's What I Call A Ball / Down The Line (prev. unissued 1964) / Surf Twist / Girl Next Door / One Broken Heart / Honey-Bun / One More Time (prev. unissued c. 1961-2) / Baby Let's Play House / Skinny Minnie (prev. unissued c. 1960-1) / Good Golly Miss Molly (prev. unissued live 1962) / Rock And Rhythm (prev. unissued live 1962) / Great Balls Of Fire (1970 recording) / She's Mine (prev. unissued early 1960s rec.) / Swinging (prev. unissued live 1962) / Trouble Bound (prev. unissued 1950s Hi Studio / Rita recording) / End Of The Road (prev. unissued 1964) / The Twist (prev. unissued live 1962) / I'll Never Forget You / Mona Lisa (prev. unissued live 1962) / Milkcow Blues Boogie / Blue Moon Of Kentucky / Sunshine Rock / I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone / Mystery Train / Shake Rattle And Roll (prev. unissued live 1962) / Rockin' Love (prev. unissued) / All Night Stomp / Down The Line (prev. unissued live) / Lonely Avenue (prev. unissued early 1960s Fernwood rec.) / The Girl Next Door (prev. unissued live 1962) / The Wayward Wind (prev. unissued) / Heartbeat (prev. unissued 1959)
1995 HOL
JOKER J 107 THE NEW RECORDINGS  (CD)
That's What I Call A Ball / Too Much Monkey Business / Big Fat Mama / Please Please Baby / Crawdad Song / Down At Big Mary's House / Every Day I Get The Blues / Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy / Forever Yours / Tryin' To Find My Baby / Night Train To Memphis / Honey Bun
(recorded at Moon Studios, Croydon, Surrey, England feat. Larry Donn:vcl/pno/gtr, Rob Glazebrook:gtr, Wayne Hopkins:bs & Ritchie Taylor:dms)
2000
LARRY DONN RR1 BURNING!  (CD)
Angel / 1957 Blue Suede Blues / That's The Way I Feel / The Great American Superstar (Rockabilly Blues) / Third Time's The Charm / Burning In My Heart / An Old Hillbilly Cat / Rock Me / Sittin' In The Bathroom / Love Enough For Two / Billy, Look What You've Done / Old Cheap Sneakers
2007 US




COMPILATIONS AND SESSION WORKS

ORK LP 1003 KENNY OWENS & THE TRAVELLERS: WITH MID-AMERICAN MUSIC  (LP)
(one side sung by Kenny Owens and 5 songs sung by Larry Donn, including Great Balls Of Fire etc., recorded in 1970 at Wayne Raney's studio in Concord, Arkansas featuring Larry Donn:pno/vcl, Eddie Slusser:gtr, Dub Phelps:bs & Ronnie Harris:dms)
1970 US
MOJO RED HOT SERIES SXY-153605/MOJO 1006 BILLY LEE RILEY: VINTAGE  (LP)
Good Rockin' Tonight / Great Balls Of Fire / Be-Bop-A-Lula / Go-Go-Go / Rock And Roll Music / Shake Rattle and Roll / Mean Woman Blues / I'm In Love Again / You're My Baby / Sweet Little Sixteen
(recorded in 1978 at Joe Keene Studios, Kennett, Mo., featuring Billy Lee Riley:vcl/gtr, Larry Donn:pno, George Hines:bs & David Virgin:dms) (Mojo Red Hot Series SXY 153605 has been specially imported to the UK)
-- reissues: Cowboy Carl CCLP 105, 1980 US --
1978 US
BISON BOP/BUFFALO BOP BB-LP 2048 V/A: THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, VOL.38  (LP)
That's What I Call A Ball / Honey-Bun
1985 GER 
CHIEF CD 1156503 V/A: ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY'S, VOL.3  (CD)
That's What I Call A Ball
1991 HOL
BUFFALO BOP CD 55007 V/A: A BALL TONIGHT  (CD)
That's What I Call A Ball / Honey-Bun / Girl Next Door
1993 GER
BIG TONE CD 5716 V/A: MCA ROCKABILLIES, VOL.4  (CD)
Honey-Bun
1993 UK
LUCKY CD 804 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.4  (CD)
Honey-Bun
1996 UK
LUCKY CD 810 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.10  (CD)
That's What I Call A Ball
1996 UK
VLADIMIR TWIST LP 6908 V/A: LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, VOL.8  (LP)
Honey-Bun
1996
HERONROCK MUSIC CD 501 V/A: VADEN RECORDS, TRUMANN, ARKANSAS  (CD)
That's What I Call A Ball / Honey-Bun
1997 SWE
ALLEY CD 7395 V/A: THE BEST OF ALLEY RECORDS, VOL.1  (CD)
Joanie / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (prev. unissued recordings)
1998 US
LOST GOLD CD 5998 V/A: ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, VOL.3  (CD)
Honey-Bun
1999 US
COAST TO COAST CD 001 V/A: COAST TO COAST ROCKABILLY - 30 ORIGINAL AMERICAN RECORDINGS  (CD) 
Honey-Bun
19??
ALMA FAME LTD. YEAAH! CD 14  V/A: ROCKABILLY RARITIES, VOL.3  (CD)
Honey-Bun
19?? UK
BOP BOP-008  V/A: SATURDAY NIGHT ON BOP STREET, VOL.8  (CD)
Honey-Bun
19??
DISKY DO 250542 V/A: AS GOOD AS IT GETS : ROCKABILLY  (2-CD)
Honey-Bun
2000 HOL
NOW DIG THIS CMFCD 1042 V/A: WELL, NOW DIG THIS  (CD)
Honey-Bun
2004 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Jarmo Hoppula | Larry Donn

Published sources: Now Dig This #118 (1/1993) | Now Dig This 1/2000 | Now Dig This 2/2000

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