RAY AGEE





SINGLES

R K 101 (78 rpm) RICHARD BROWN ORCH., VOCAL RAY AGED   Brought It All On Myself / Can't Find My Way1952 US
QUEEN 101 (78 rpm) RAY AGED, RICHARD BROWN ORCHESTRA Can't Find My Way / Brought It All On Myself3/1952 US
RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 240 (78/45 rpm) RAY AGEE SINGS Troubles Bring Me Down / My Poor Heart1952 US
MODERN 883 (78 rpm)/45X883 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE AND HIS ORCHESTRA Flirtin Blues / It's Bed Time Baby9/1952 US
ALADDIN 3161 (78 rpm)/45-3161 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE Deep Trouble / The One I Love11/1952 US
MODERN 891 (78 rpm)/45X891 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE My Lonesome Days Are Gone / No More Blue Shadows Falling11/1952 US
ALADDIN 45-3161 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE Deep Trouble / The One I Love12/1952 US
OCTIVE OCT 200-7 (78 rpm) RAY AGIE I Brought It All On Myself / You're Gonna Need Me1953 US
RAYVON 502/503 (78 rpm) RAY AGEE I'll Understand / My Whiskey Told Me1953 US
ELKO 109 (78 rpm) J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE (feat. Ray Egge:vcl) Black Night Is Gone / Lonely Lonely Nights1953 US
ELKO 202 (78 rpm) J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE, VOCAL RAY EGGE (a) / J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE, VOCAL BY RAY EGGE AND WILMAGENE HILL (b) Black Night Is Gone / Love's Limit1954 US
ELKO 204 (78 rpm) J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE, VOCAL RAY EGGE (a) / J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE, VOCAL BY RAY EGGE AND WILMAGENE HILL (b) Black Night Is Gone / Love's Limit1954 US
ELKO 254 (78 rpm) J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE, VOCAL RAY EGGE (a) / J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE, VOCAL BY RAY EGGE AND WILMAGENE HILL (b) Black Night Is Gone / Love's Limit1954 US
ELKO 921 (78 rpm) J.D. NICHOLSON AND HIS JIVIN' FIVE Black Night Is Gone / I Brought It All Upon Myself1954 US
ELKO 205 (78 rpm) RED CONNOR AND HIS BAND, VOCAL RAY AGEE Blues After Midnight / The Ballroom Is Empty1954 US
R AND B RB-1311 (78/45 rpm) RAY AGEE Without A Friend / I Need You2/1955 US
MUSIC CITY 790 (78 rpm)/MUSIC CITY 45-790 (45 rpm) MR UNDERTAKER (= Ray Agee) Here Lies My Love / (reverse by The 4 Deuces: W-P-L-J)8/1955 US
SPARK 119 (78/45 rpm) RAY AGEE Wobble - Loo / Another Fool (Sings The Blues)1955 US
GARY & RAY 101 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE There's Something Wrong / The Wobble-Oo1955 US
TAN 3004 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE AND THE TEENETTES (a) / RAY AGEE (b) Hey Hey Luvie Du (I Like You) / What Can I Give1955 US
TAN 45X307 (45 rpm) RAY AGEE How Could You Say Goodbye / Crazy1955 US
CASH 1032 (78/45 rpm) RAY AGEE WITH ORCH. ACCOMP. Till Death Do Us Part / The Devils Angels1956 US
EBB 111 RAY AGEE AND ELLY JOHNSON True Lips / My Silent Prayer1957 US
MOONGLOW 5064X45 RAY AGEE & ELLY JOHNSON True Lips / My Silent Prayer1957 BEL
PINKY MAN 101 RAY AGEE Havin' A Wonderful Time / It's A Wonderful Feeling1958 US
ORBIT R 510 RAY AGEE From Now On / (reverse by Don Schraier: Pigtail)1958 US
GRA K.T. 001 RAY AGEE Black Night Is Gone / Tijuana1960 US
CHECK CH-102 RAY AGEE AND THE FOUR KINGS Pray For Me / Swingin' Partner1960 US
PLAID PL-105 RAY AGEE AND THE FOUR KINGS Pray For Me / Swingin' Partner4/1960 US
VELTONE VL-109 RAY AGEE, BOBBY GEDDINS BAND You Hit Me Where It Hurts / Tin Pan Alley11/1960 US
CLOVER 1003 LITTLE RAY (AGEE) Give Me Your Love / The World Can't Do Me No Harm1961 US
MAR-JAN MJ 001 RAY AGEE Love Bug / These Things Are True1961 US
SHIRLEY SH-108 RAY AGEE Tijuana / I Wann'a Know Why1961 US
TRIDELT 303 (promo) RAY AGEE The Wobble-Oo / There's Something Wrong6/1962 US
TRIDELT 303 RAY AGEE The Wobble-Oo / There's Something Wrong6/1962 US
SHIRLEY SH-111 (promo) RAY AGEE You Hit Me Where It Hurts / Tin Pan Alley  (reissue)1963 US
SHIRLEY SH-111 RAY AGEE You Hit Me Where It Hurts / Tin Pan Alley  (reissue)1963 US
SHIRLEY 123631 RAY AGEE Open Up Your Heart / The Gamble4/1963 US
KRAFTON 512 RAY AGEE WITH ZEKE STRONG BAND Peace Of Mind / Faith (Will Turn The Wheel)7/1963 US
SHIRLEY 115 RAY AGEE The Monkey On My Back / Tragedy12/1963 US
PROWLIN' 227 RAY AGEE, ARRANGED BY ZEKE STRONG It's A Helluva Thing / Tough Competition1964 US
KRAFTON K.T. 001 RAY AGEE I'm Coming Home / Don't Step On My Broken Heart1964 US
CELESTE 611 RAY AGEE, ZEKE STRONG BAND (a) / RAY AGEE AND MARY ANN MILES, ZEKE STRONG BAND (b) I'm Not Looking Back / Baby's Coming Home2/1964 US
CELESTE 612 (promo) RAY AGEE, ZEKE STRONG BAND I Am The Gambler / You Can't Hide A Heartache5/1964 US
CELESTE 612 RAY AGEE, ZEKE STRONG BAND I Am The Gambler / You Can't Hide A Heartache5/1964 US
CELESTE 615 RAY AGEE, ZEKE STRONG BAND Leave Me Alone / You Messed Up My Mind1964 US
CELESTE 616 RAY AGEE Merry Christmas, My Love / I Want You11/1964 US
CELESTE 617 RAY AGEE 'Til Death Do Us Part / Let's Talk About Love3/1965 US
CELESTE 619 RAY AGEE We're Drifting Apart / Your Precious Love1965 US
BRANDIN 210 RAY AGEE Soul Of A Man / I Feel So Good1966 US
BRANDIN 211 RAY AGEE Love Is A Cold Shot / The Love Of Life1966 US
KRAFTON 45-101 RAY AGEE Do You Believe (These Thing's Are True) / Watch Where You Step1966 US
JEWEL 784 RAY AGEE Count The Days I'm Gone / Hard Working Man1967 US
KRAFTON 607 RAY AGEE, WILBUR REYNDOLDS BAND Love? It's Got To Be Real, Part 1 / Love? It's Got To Be Real, Part 21967 US
KRAFTON 614 RAY AGEE They Call It Merry Xmas / Hip Hugger1967 US
KRAFTON KT 620 (promo) RAY AGEE, WILBUR REYNOLDS ORCH. Your Thingerma-Do / Real Real Love1967 US
KRAFTON KT 620 RAY AGEE, WILBUR REYNOLDS ORCH. Your Thingerma-Do / Real Real Love1967 US
KRAFTON KT 621 (promo) RAY AGEE, WILBUR REYNOLDS ORCH. I'm Out To Get You Baby / Leave Me Alone1967 US
KRAFTON KT 621 RAY AGEE, WILBUR REYNOLDS ORCH. I'm Out To Get You Baby / Leave Me Alone1967 US
KRAFTON KT 622 RAY AGEE, WILBUR REYNOLDS ORCH. I Got What You Looking For / Love Is A Gamble1967 US
KRAFTON KT 623 RAY AGEE WITH THE CHERONS The Love Of Life / Roll On Baby1967 US
KRAFTON KT 623 RAY AGEE WITH THE CHERONS Face The Facts / Roll On Baby1967 US
KRAFTON K.T. 624 RAY AGEE Doing It Good For You / I Got What You Looking For1967 US
SOULTOWN S-104 RAY AGEE Hard Loving Woman / I'm Losing Again1967 US
KRAFTON 806 RAY AGEE Mr. Clean / Keep Smiling1968 US
HIGHLAND 1192 RAY AGEE Mr. Clean / Keep Smiling7/1968 US
WATTS WAY 642 RAY AGEE Your So Called Friend / My So Called Friend1972 US
WATTS WAY 644 RAY AGEE Trouble In My Home / Wear Me Out1972 US
FAT BACK FB-101 RAY AGEE Tough Competition / I Can't Work And Watch You1972 US
ROMARK RK-118 RAY AGEE It's Hard To Explain (vocal) / It's Hard To Explain (instrumental)1972 US
SOLID SOUL 801/802 R. AGEE AND V. SMITH Boy And Girl Thing, Part I / Boy And Girl Thing, Part II1973 US
BORN AGAIN BAR 605 RAY AGEE The Lord Is Gonna Shake This Old World / The Lord Will Make A Way1984 US
POMPADOUR P-45-105 RAY AGEE AND THE JIVIN' FIVE I Gotta Have Your Lovin' Tonight (prev. unreleased 1951 Elko recording) / (reverse by Little Butchie Saunders & The Buddies: Don't Do Me Wrong)19?? US




COLLECTIONS

KRAFTON KRS-1101 SOMEBODY MESSED UP  (LP)
Somebody Messed Up (Part 1) / Peace Of Mind / Faith / Drifting Apart / It Was Your Love / Hard Loving Woman / Somebody Messed Up (Part 2) / Love Is A Gamble / Count The Days I'm Gone / Hard Working Man / That's The Way It Is / You Are My Trophy
1972 US
WHITE ENTERPRISES J.W. 102 LOVE IS A GAMBLE  (LP)
Love Is A Gamble / Count The Days I'm Gone / Hard Working Man / That's The Way It Is / You Are My Trophy / Somebody Messed Up (Part 1) / Somebody Messed Up (Part 2) / Peace Of Mind / Drifting Apart / It Was Your Love
1981 US
DIVING DUCK DD 4301 TIN PAN ALLEY  (LP)
Tin Pan Alley / Open Up Your Mind / It's A Helluva Thing / Leave Me Alone / 'Til Dead Do Us Part / Your Precious Love / Love Is A Cold Shot / Peace Of Mind / The Gamble / You Hit Me Where Its Hurts / Tough Competition / You Messed Up My Mind / Let's Talk About Love / We're Drifting Apart / Mr. Clean / Faith
1982 HOL
MR R&B R&B-105 BLACK NIGHT IS GONE  (LP)
Black Night Is Gone / I Brought It All On Myself / Love's Limit / It's Bed Time Baby / My Lonesome Days Are Here / No More Blue Shadows Falling / I Can't Find My Way / The One I Love / Deep Trouble / Brought It All On Myself / Without A Friend / I Need You / Til Death Do Us Part / The Devils Angels / Dream Queen / My Silent Prayer / One Too Many
1984 SWE
MR R&B R&B-1003 I'M NOT LOOKING BACK  (LP)
True Lips / Rock Head / Lookit Them Eyes / Tijuana / The Monkey On My Back / Tragedy / I'm Not Looking Back / Baby's Coming Home / I'm Out To Get You Baby / Count The Days I'm Gone / Keep Smiling / Doing It Good For You / Love Is A Gamble / Somebody Messed Up (Part 1) / Somebody Messed Up (Part 2) / Soul Of A Man / It's Hard To Explain
1985 SWE
THE FAMOUS GROOVE FG-CD 972 060 WEST COAST BLUES AND R+B LEGEND, VOL. #1 (1952-57)  (CD)
I Brought It All On Myself / I Brought It All On Myself (alt. version) / Flirting Blues / It's Bedtime, Baby / My Lonesome Days Are Gone / No More Blues Shadows Falling / The One I Love / Deep Trouble / Black Night Is Gone / I Gotta Have Your Love (Ray Agee & Wilmagene Hill) / Love's Limit / Wobble - LOo / Another Fool Sings The Blues / Without A Friend / Till Death Do Us Part / The Devil's Angels / My Silent Prayer (Ray Agee & Elly Johnson) / My Silent Prayer (alt. take; Ray Agee & Elly Johnson) / True Lips (Ray Agee & Elly Johnson) / When The Deal Goes Down (unreleased) / One Too Many / Dream Queen / Here Lies My Love (Mr. Undertaker)
1994 FRA
THE FAMOUS GROOVE FG-CD 972 061 WEST COAST BLUES AND R+B LEGEND, VOL. #2 (1952-57)  (CD)
These Things Are True / Love Bug / I'm Out To Get You, Baby / Tiajuana / Pray For Me / Swingin' Partner / The Gamble / Open Up Your Heart / Tin Pan Alley / You Hit Me Where It Hurts / Tragedy / The Monkey On My Back / Faith / Mr. Clean / Peace Of Mind / I'm Not Looking Back / Don't Step On My Broken Heart / Baby's Coming Home (Ray Agee & Mary Ann Miles) / Let's Talk About Love / Drifting Apart / I'm Coming Home / I Am The Gambler / Merry Christmas, My Love / I Want You / Rock Head (Wrong Doin' Woman) / Look At Them Eyes
1994 FRA
THE FAMOUS GROOVE FG-CD 972 062 WEST COAST BLUES AND R+B LEGEND, VOL. #3 (1952-57)  (CD)
Your Precious Love / Leave Me Alone / Somebody Messed Up, Part 1 / Somebody Messed Up, Part 2 / Count The Days I'm Gone / Keep Smiling / Doing It Good For You / Tough Competition / It's So Hard To Explain / Soul Of A Man / I Feel So Good / Hard Working Man / Love Is A Gamble / You Are My Trophy / It Was Your Love / That's The Way It Is / It's A Helluva Thing / Love Is A Cold Shot / You Messed Up My Mind / Roll On, Baby / Face The Facts / I'm Losing Again / Crazy / How Could You Say Goodbye / I Can't Work And Watch You
1994 FRA




COMPILATIONS

ATLANTIC SD 7226 V/A: TEXAS GUITAR - FROM DALLAS TO L.A.  (LP)
Tin Pan Alley
-- German lp edition: Atlantic ATL 40 398, 1972 / cd reissues: Friday Music FRM 1121, 2009 US/Atlantic WPCR-27700, 2013 JPN --
1972 US
REDITA RLP 108 V/A: CHICAGO ROCK  (LP)
Wobble - Loo
1974 HOL
ATLANTIC P-4589A V/A: ATLANTIC BLUES SPECIAL  (LP)
Tin Pan Alley
1979 JPN
ACE CH 71 V/A: CALIFORNIA JUMP BLUES  (LP)
Flirtin' Blues
1983 UK
P-VINE/JEWEL-PAULA PLP-9998 (promo) V/A: LAST BUT NOT LEAST - BLUES VIA 728 TEXAS  (LP)
Tia Juana
1985? JPN
CHARLY R&B CRB 1149 V/A: ROUGH DRIED BLUES - JEWEL, PAULA, RONN RECORDINGS  (LP)
Count The Days I'm Gone
1987 UK
ESOLDUN RR 2021 V/A: I WANT TO BOOGIE WOOGIE  (LP)
Wobble - LOo
1987 FRA
CHARADE CLP-8301 V/A: RARE LOS ANGELES TRACKS  (LP)
From Now On
19?? US
CLAUD CR3301 V/A: CLAUD RECORD  (LP)
You Hit Me Were It Hurts
19?? ITA
ACE CDCHD 524 V/A: THE EBB STORY  (CD)
True Lips (Ray Agee & Elly Johnson) / My Silent Prayer (Ray Agee & Elly Johnson)
1995 UK
ACE CDCHD 603 V/A: THE EBB STORY, VOLUME 2  (CD)
When The Deal Goes Down (prev. unreleased Ebb recording)
1997 UK
WOLF 120.616 CD V/A: ELKO BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
I Gotta Have Your Lovin' Tonight / Rock Head / Loves Limit (Ray Agee & Wilmagene Hill) / Look At Them Eyes / Black Night Is Gone / I Brought It All On Myself
1998 AUT
GOLDMINE SOUL SUPPLY GSCD110 V/A: FOR MILLIONAIRES ONLY 3  (CD)
I'm Losing Again
1998 UK
BACCHUS ARCHIVES BA1134 V/A: RARE L.A. TRACKS - WEST COAST STYLE VINTAGE R&B AND DOO-WOP, 1956-1964  (CD)
From Now On
1999 US
RAB RABCD-1301 V/A: THE R AND B RECORDS STORY  (CD)
I Need You / Without A Friend
200?
STOMP-S-4001 V/A: ALL NIGHT SOUL STOMP! DANCEFLOOR BOOGALOO ROMP!  (LP/CD)
Real Real Love
200? BEL
BATTLE 400 V/A: WHEN COUNTRY GOES BOPPIN' & JIVIN', VOL.2  (CD)
You Hit Me Where It Hurts
200? BEL
PLAY BACK 106 V/A: CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE, VOLUME VI  (CD)
I Gotta Have Your Love
200?
PLAY BACK 107 V/A: CHICKEN SHACK BOOGIE, VOLUME VII  (CD)
The Wobble-Oo
200?
EL CERRITO ECR 01004 V/A: BAY AREA BLUES BLASTERS, VOL.1  (CD)
The Monkey On My Back / Love Is A Cold Shot
200?
EL CERRITO ECR 01005 V/A: DON'T FREEZE ON ME - INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S BLUES  (CD)
Baby's Coming Home (Ray Agee & Mary Ann Miles)
200?
SPOONFUL #73 V/A: MAKES ME FEEL GOOD  (CDR)
The Monkey On My Back
200? GER
MISTLETOE XMS-1003 V/A: SANTA'S ON HIS WAY!  (CDR)
Merry Christmas My Love
200?
SOUNDS GOOD TO ME SGTM 902 V/A: THANK YOU BOBBY!  (CDR)
Love Is A Cold Shot
200? CAN
BHG KINSTRON LTD # V/A: WIGAN CASINO - RARE TRACKS, VOLUME 1  (CD)
I'm Losing Again
200?
SPECIALTY SPCD-7073-2 V/A: THE EBB RECORDS STORY, VOL.2 - BLUES'N'RHYTHM & ROCK'N'ROLL 1957-1959  (CD)
When The Deal Go Down / My Silent Prayer (Ray Agee & Elly Johnson) / True Lips (Ray Agee & Elly Johnson)
2001 US
ACE CDCHD 801 V/A: LEIBER & STOLLER PRESENT : THE SPARK RECORDS STORY  (CD)
Wobble - Loo / Another Fool (Sings The Blues)
2001 UK
P-VINE PCD-23830 V/A: LOOSE THE FUNK! - EEL  (CD)
Hard Working Man
2006 JPN
EMPIRE MUSICWERKS 545 450 834-2 V/A: WEST COAST SOCK-HOP - THE ARVEE RECORDS STORY  (CD)
From Now On
2006 US
ACROBAT ADDCD3059 V/A: THE OLLIET RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
I Brought It All On Myself
2008 UK
BGP CDBGPD 229 V/A: SHATTERED DREAMS - FUNKY BLUES 1967-78  (CD)
Tough Competition
2011 UK
SPOONFUL #52 V/A: SIN CITY JUKEBOX, VOLUME FIVE  (CDR)
The Devils Angels
2011 GER
ACE CDCHD 1334 V/A: KENT HARRIS' R&B FAMILY  (CD)
I Can't Work And Watch You
2012 UK
SPOONFUL SPOON #68 V/A: SIN CITY JUKEBOX, VOL.9  (CDR)
Leave Me Alone
2012 GER
HISTORY OF SOUL SOUL008 V/A: SOUL ON THE WEST COAST 1  (2-CD)
Tin Pan Alley
2013 UK
KENT SOUL CDKEND 397 V/A: ROMARK RECORDS - KENT HARRIS' SOUL SIDES  (CD)
It's Hard To Explain
2013 UK
BGP CDBGPD285 V/A: HARD TO EXPLAIN - MORE SHATTERED DREAMS, FUNKY BLUES 1968-1984  (CD)
It's Hard to Explain
2014 UK
AIRLINE 085 357 532 2 V/A: LOOSE THE FUNK - RARITIES FROM THE JEWEL/PAULA VAULTS  (CD)
Hard Working Man
2015 US
RHYTHM & BLUES R&B8 V/A: SOUL-'IN MODS OUT ON THE FLOOR  (LP)
The Wobble-Oo
2016 UK
KENT DANCE CDKEND 443 V/A: NEW BREED WORKIN' - BLUES WITH A RHYTHM  (CD)
Real Real Love
2016 UK
HISTORY OF SOUL SOUL029 V/A: SOUL ON THE WEST COAST 2 - CALL ON ME  (2-CD)
Leave Me Alone
2016 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete 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) | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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