YOUNG JESSIE





SINGLES

MODERN 921 "YOUNG" JESSIE & HIS ORCHESTRA (b-side with The Flairs) I Smell A Rat / Lonesome Desert1954 US
MODERN 961 "YOUNG" JESSIE WITH MAXWELL DAVIS & ORCH. (with The Cadets) Mary Lou / Don't Think I Will1955 US
MODERN 973 "YOUNG" JESSIE & HIS ORCHESTRA Nothing Seems Right / Do You Love Me1955 US
MODERN 1002 "YOUNG" JESSIE & HIS ORCHESTRA Hit, Git And Split / Don't Happen No More1956 US
MODERN 1010 "YOUNG" JESSIE & HIS ORCHESTRA Oochie Coochie / Here Comes Henry1957 US
ATCO 6101 YOUNG JESSIE (with Plas Johnson & Ernie Freeman Band & The Sharps)  Shuffle In The Gravel / Make Believe1957 US
ATLANTIC 2003 YOUNG JESSIE (with Plas Johnson & Ernie Freeman Band & The Sharps) Margie / That's Enough For Me1958 US
LONDON HLE 8544 (78/45rpm)  YOUNG JESSIE Shuffle In The Gravel / Make Believe1958 UK 
CAPITOL 4318 YOUNG JESSIE Lulu Belle / The Wrong Door1959 US
MERCURY 71895 YOUNG JESSIE WITH DICK HAZARD ORCHESTRA Teacher, Gimmie Back / My Country Cousin1961 US
MERCURY 71985 YOUNG JESSIE WITH ROBERT "BUMPS" BLACKWELL ORCHESTRA Be-Bop Country Boy / Big Chief (King Of Love)1962 US
MERCURY 72104 YOUNG JESSIE WITH ROBERT "BUMPS" BLACKWELL ORCHESTRA I'm A Lovin' Man / Too Fine For Cryin'1963 US
MERCURY 72146 YOUNG JESSIE WITH ROBERT "BUMPS" BLACKWELL ORCHESTRA Mary Lou / You Were Meant For Me1963 US
VANESSA 101 YOUNG JESSIE WITH JUNIOR ROGERS ORCHESTRA  Make Me Feel A Little Good / Brown Eyes (Come On Home)1963 US
BIT 7464 YOUNG JESSIE Young Jessie's Bossanova, Pt.1 / Young Jessie's Bossanova, Pt.2  1964 US




GROUP SINGLES

RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 162  THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE JAYS Put A Nickel In The Jukebox / ?1952 US 
RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD 396 THE HOLLYWOOD BLUE JAYS I Had A Love / Tell Me You Love Me1953 US
FLAIR 1012 THE FLAIRS I Had A Love / She Wants To Rock1953 US
FLAIR 1017 THE HUNTERS (=The Flairs) Down At Hayden's / Rabbit On A Log1953 US
FLAIR 1019 THE FLAIRS You Should Care For Me / Tell Me You Love Me1953 US
FLAIR 1025 THE WHIPS (=The Flairs) Pleadin' Heart / She Done Me Wrong1954 US
FLAIR 1026 THE FIVE HEARTS (=The Flairs) The Fine One / Please Please Baby1954 US
FLAIR 1028 THE FLAIRSLove Me Girl / Gettin' High1954 US
FLAIR 1041 THE FLAIRS (with Ike Turner Orch.)Baby Wants / You Were Untrue1954 US
FLAIR 1044 THE FLAIRS This Is The Night For Love / Let's Make It With Some Love1954 US
FLAIR 1051 THE CHIMES (=The Flairs) My Heart's Crying For You / Love Me, Love Me, Love Me1954 US
FLAIR 1056 THE FLAIRS I'll Never Let You Go / Hold Me, Thrill Me, Chill Me1954 US
FLAIR 1066 THE RAMS (=The Flairs) Rock Bottom / Sweet Thing1954
FLAIR 1067 THE FLAIRS She Loves To Dance / My Darling, My Sweet1954 US
FLAIR 1076 SHIRLEY GUNTER & THE FLAIRS (feat. Young Jessie?)  Ipsy Opsie Ooh / How Can I Tell You1955 US
ABC 9698 THE FLAIRS (poss. without Young Jessie) In Self Defense / She Loves To Rock1956 US
ALADDIN 3324 FATSO & THEUS (=The Flairs) (feat. Young Jessie?) Be Cool My Heart / Rock'n Roll Drive-In1956 US
MODERN 989 SHIRLEY GUNTER & THE FLAIRS (feat. Young Jessie?) Headin' Home / I Want You1956 US
MODERN 1001 SHIRLEY GUNTER & THE FLAIRS (feat. Young Jessie?) I Just Got Rid Of A Heartache / Fortune In Love1956 US
ANTLER 4005 THE FLAIRS (poss. without Young Jessie) I'd Climb The Hills And Mountains / Swing Pretty Mama1957 US
ATCO 6087 THE COASTERS (feat. Young Jessie?) Searchin' / Young Blood1957 US
ATCO 6098 THE COASTERS (feat. Young Jessie) Idol With Golden Head / My Baby Comes To Me1957 US
ATCO 6104 THE COASTERS (feat. Young Jessie) What Is The Secret Of Your Success / Sweet Georgia Brown  1957 US
ATCO 6111 THE COASTERS (feat. Young Jessie) Gee Golly / Dance!1958 US




SOLO ALBUMS

ACE CH 58 YOUNG JESSIE: HIT, GIT AND SPLIT  (LP)
Hit, Git And Split / Don't Happen No More / Don't Think I Will / Do You Love Me / Down At Hayden's / Nothing Seems Right / Mary Lou / I Smell A Rat / Lonesome Desert / Oochie Coochie / Here Comes Henry / Hot Dog / Well Baby / Rabbit On A Log
1982 UK
ACE CH 89 V/A: 1983 R&B JAMBOREE  (LP)
Young Jessie with Red Beans & Rice: It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) / It Don't Happen No More / Lonesome Desert  (recorded live at the Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London on August 28, 1983) < / TD>
1983 UK
MR. R&B R&B-1004 YOUNG JESSIE: SHUFFLE IN THE GRAVEL  (LP)
Shuffle In The Gravel / Margie / That's Enough For Me / My Country Cousin / Make Believe / The Wrong Door / I'm A Lovin' man / Teacher Gimmie Back / Big Chief (King Of Love) / Too Fine For Cryin' / Be-Bop Country Boy / Brown Eyes (Come On Home) / Lulu Belle / Make Me Feel A Little Good / Young Jessie Bossa Nova Pt.1-2
1986 SWE
ACE CHD 225 YOUNG JESSIE: SHUFFLIN' AND SLIDIN'  (LP)
Pretty Soon / Oochie Coochie / It Don't Happen No More (alt) / Hit, Git And Split (alt) / Mary Lou (alt) / Don't Think I Will (alt) / Why Do I Love You? (by The Flairs) / Hot Dog / Lonesome Desert / Do You Love Me / Here Comes Henry / Well Baby / Nothing Seems Right (alt) / Hit, Git And Split
1987 UK
KENT 4005 YOUNG JESSIE : HIT, GIT AND SPLIT  (C-CAS) 1993 UK
ACE CDCHD 607 YOUNG JESSIE: I'M GONE - THE LEGENDARY MODERN RECORDINGS  (CD)
Mary Lou / Lonesome Desert / Rabbit On A Log / Don't Think I Will / Well Baby / Nothing Seems Right / Down At Hayden's / I Smell A Rat / Why Do I Love You / Pretty Soon / Oochie Coochie / Don't Happen No More / Hit, Git And Split (take 1) / Here Comes Henry / Hot Dog / Do You Love Me / Well Baby (alt) / Pretty Soon (alt) / Do You Love Me / "This Is Young Jessie" (station identification for KMDA, The Mad Lad Johnstone's Show) / Hit, Git And Split / I Hear You Knockin' (unfinished) / Maybelline (unfinished)
1995 UK




COMPILATIONS & SESSION WORKS

MODERN LPM 1211 V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK 'N ROLL RECORD HOP  (LP)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
-- reissue: Crown CLP-5011, 1957 US --
5/1956 US
ATCO 33-101 THE COASTERS: THE COASTERS  (LP)
Lola  (featuring Young Jessie on harmony vocals)
1957 US
ATCO SD-33-111 THE COASTERS: THE COASTERS' GREATEST HITS  (LP)
(some tracks featuring Young Jessie on harmony vocals)
-- reissue: Atco CD 33-111-2, 1991 US --
1959 US
CROWN CLP-5294/CST-294 V/A: KING CURTIS, ETTA JAMES, JESSIE BELVIN AND OTHERS  (LP)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5354/CST-354 V/A: CHUCK JACKSON & YOUNG JESSIE  (LP)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou / Don't Think I Will / Nothing Seems Right / Do You Love Me / Well Baby
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5356/CST-356 THE FLAIRS FEAT. CORNEL GUNTER, RICHARD BERRY & YOUNG JESSIE: ROCK'N'ROLL HITS OF THE 50'S  (LP)
Tell Me You're Mine / Hold Me / You Should Care For Me / She Wants To Rock / Lonesome Desert / My Heart's Crying For You / I Love You / Rock Bottom / I Want You To Be Mine / When I Was Young
-- reissue: United US-7800, 197? US --
1963 US
CROWN CLP-5427/CST-427 V/A: BEST OF THE OLDIES AND GOODIES  (LP)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
1964 US
CUSTOM CM-2041/CS-1041 V/A: 12 ORIGINAL ARTIST HITS, VOLUME 1  (LP)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
-- reissue: United/Superier US-7704, 1969 US --
196? US
FLAIR 1000 (bootleg) THE FLAIRS: BEST OF THE FLAIRS  (LP) 196? US
WENDI LP 000004 V/A: TOO MUCH ROCKIN'  (LP)
Young Jessie: Hit, Git & Split / Don't Happen No More
1980 AUS
CASCADE DROP 1008 V/A: 20 GREAT DOO WOP RECORDINGS  (LP/CD)
The Flairs: Cool, Baby, Cool / This Is The Night For Love
1984/1991 UK
CASCADE DROP 1014 V/A: 20 GREAT CRUISING FAVOURITES, VOL.1  (LP/CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
1984/1991 UK
ACE CH 179 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES HOUSE PARTY  (LP)
Young Jessie: Pretty Soon
1986 UK
WARNER BROS. 2-27604 THE COASTERS: THE ULTIMATE COASTERS  (CD)
(some tracks featuring Young Jessie on harmony vocals)
1988 US
ROCK'N'ROLL RNR 101 V/A: THE PARTY'S NOT OVER - ROCK'N'ROLL YOU WON'T HEAR ON THE RADIO  (CD)
Young Jessie: Shuffle In The Gravel
1992
RHINO R2-71090 THE COASTERS: 50 COASTIN' CLASSICS: ANTHOLOGY  (2-CD)
(some tracks featuring Young Jessie on harmony vocals)
1992 US
RHINO R2-71133 V/A: BLUES MASTERS, VOL.14 - MORE JUMP BLUES  (CD)
Young Jessie: Number Nine Train
1993 US
STOMPIN' TIDE RECORDS STR 9206003 THE FLAIRS: SHE LOVES TO ROCK  (CD)
I Had A Love / Tell Me You Love Me / Hey La Bah / Be Cool, My Heart / Rock'n'Roll Drive In / Cindy Lou / Sha-Ba-Da-Ba-Do / True Love / Peek, Peek-A-Boo / Ipsy Opsie Oo / How Can I Tell You / You Broke My Heart / (Pretty Baby) I'm So Used To You Now / Headin' Home / Keep me Alive / Muchcha, Muchacha / I Just Got Rid Of A Heartache / Fortune In Love / I Want You / I'm Sad / One Thing For Me / In Self Defense / She Loves To Rock / Steppin' Out / Alladdin's Lamp / I'd Climb The Hills And Mountains / Swing Pretty Mama / Call Me A Fool / What Do You Want If You Don't Want Love / Loving You   (some tracks featuring Young Jessie on vocals)
1994 SPA
ACE CDCHD 555 V/A: TEENAGE ROCK'N'ROLL PARTY  (CD)
Young Jessie: Hit, Git And Split
1994 UK
RIPETE 2277 V/A: BEACH MUSIC ANTHOLOGY 3  (CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
1997 US
SEQUEL RSA CD 868 THE COASTERS: THE COASTERS  (CD)
Lola / Sweet Georgia Brown / (When She Wants Good Lovin') My Baby Comes To Me / Idol With The Golden Head / What Is The Secret Of Your Success / Wait A Minute / Dance / Gee Golly  (featuring Young Jessie on harmony vocals)
1997 UK
RHINO CD 75667 V/A: SWING IT, DADDY-O!  (CD)
Young Jessie: Don't Happen No More
1999 US
ACE CDCHK 730 V/A: BABY, THAT IS ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Young Jessie: Hit, Git And Split
1999 UK
ACE CDCHD 784 V/A: THE MODERN RECORDS STORY  (CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
2001 UK
ACE CDCHD 884 V/A: SUREFIRE HITS ON CENTRAL AVENUE  (CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
2003 UK
ACE CDCHD 1023 V/A: THE ULTIMATE FLAIRS FEATURING RICHARD BERRY  (CD)
The Flairs: I Had A Love / The Flairs: She Wants To Rock / The Hunters: Down At Hayden's / The Hunters: Rabbit On A Log / The Flairs: Tell Me You Love Me / The Flairs: You Should Care For Me / The Whips: She Done Me Wrong / The Whips: Pleadin' Heart / The Five Hearts: The Fine One / The Five Hearts: Please Please Baby / The Flairs: Gettin' High / The Flairs: Love Me Girl / The Flairs: Baby Wants / The Flairs: You Were Untrue / The Flairs: This Is The Night For Love / The Flairs: Let's Make With Some Love / The Chimes: My Heart's Crying For You / The Chimes: Love Me, Love Me, Love Me / The Flairs: I'll Never Let You Go / The Flairs: Hold Me, Thrill Me, (Chill Me) / The Rams: Rock Bottom / The Rams: Sweet Thing / The Flairs: My Darling, My Sweet / The Flairs: She Loves To Dance / The Flairs: Real Good Lovin' Man / Young Jessie: Lonesome Desert / The Flairs: I Want You To Be Mine / The Flairs: Tell Me You're Mine / The Flairs: (Why Do) I Love You
2004 UK
ACE CDCHK 1076 V/A: ACE 30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION : BLUES AND R&B  (CD)
Young Jessie: Don't Happen No More
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1071 V/A: GAZ'S ROCKIN' BLUES  (CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
2005 UK
ACE CDCHD 1116 V/A: THE LEIBER & STOLLER STORY, VOL.2 - ON THE HORIZON 1956-1964  (CD)
Young Jessie: Here Comes Henry
2006 UK
ACE CDCHD 1042 V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK 'N ROLL RECORD HOP  (CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
2006 UK
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD059 V/A: SAVVY SUGAR - THE PURE ESSENCE OF WEST COAST ROCK'N'ROLL  (3-CD)
Young Jessie: Mary Lou
2010 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | The Billboard Book Of American Singing Groups - A History 1940-1990 (Jay Warner, 1992) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Let The Good Times Rock! (Bill Millar, 2004) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | Blues News 2/1989 | The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006)

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