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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Sid King

3rd version
by Dick Grant with acknowledgements to Sid Ervin, Billy Ervin, the late “Country” Johnny Mathis, Adam Komorowski, Colin Escott, Al Turner, Dave Dennard, John Beecher, Sven Bergman, Richard Weize, Dave Penny, Pasi Koskela & Terry Gordon. STORY & DISCOGRAPHY originally appeared in NEW KOMMOTION Vol.3, #3 (Issue #23) published 1980. Also a story & session discography appeared in ROCKIN’ FIFTIES #100 published 2006
SESSIONS
1953 Beaumont, TX – Sid Ervin and The Western Melody Makers (Sidney “Sid King” Ervin [vcl/ac gt], William Joseph “Billy King” Ervin [ld gt], John Melvin Robinson [steel], Kenneth David “Kenny” Massey [stg bass], David “Dave” White [hmny vcl])
001 WHO PUT THE TURTLE IN MYRTLE’S GIRDLE Starday unissued
002 IF TEARS COULD CRY Starday unissued
March or April 1954 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Western Melody Makers/*Sid Ervin with The Western Melody Makers (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Erwin [ld gt], John Melvin Robinson [steel], Kenneth Massey [bass], Buddy Brady [fiddle], Bill Simmons [piano], David White [hmny vcl]. Producer: Jim Beck)
003 ST-2079 WHO PUT THE TURTLE IN MYRTLE'S GIRDLE Starday 45-147/BCD-15535 PROPERBOX 103
004 ST-2080 ROCK THE JOINT Starday unissued
005 ST-2081 IF TEARS COULD CRY Starday 45-147/BCD-15535
006 ST-2082 YOU’RE ALWAYS BREAKING HEARTS unissued
PROPER PROPERBOX 103 FROM BOPPIN’HILLBILLY TO RED HOT ROCKABILLY (UK, 2006)
1954 [radio broadcast] KDNT Radio Station, Denton, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [stg bass])
00601 ROCK THE JOINT [version 1] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00602 LITTLE WILLIE BOOGIE Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00603 IF TEARS COULD CRY [version 1] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00604 IN THE JAILHOUSE NOW Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00605 THAT'S ALL RIGHT [version 1] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00600 L & M COMMERCIAL RCCD-3018
00606 SLOWLY Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00607 GOOD DEAL, LUCILLE Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018
00608 COCONUT GROVE RCCD-3018
00609 ROCK MY SOUL [version 1] RCCD-3018
00610 FIVE STRING HOEDOWN [version 1] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
00611 HARDROCK RCCD-3018
00600 BUDWEISER COMMERCIAL RCCD-3018
1954 [home demo] Sid Ervin’s House, Denton, TX – Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt]. Producer: Sid Ervin)
00610 CRAZY LITTLE HEART [alt. version] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
1954 [radio broadcast] KDNT Radio Station, Denton, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/rh gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [stg bass], Dave White [drums])
00611 IF TEARS COULD CRY [version 2] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
00612 ROCK THE JOINT [version 2] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
00613 THIS OLE HOUSE Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
00614 FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN [version 2] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
16 December 1954 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – The Five Strings (Side Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Joe Erwin [ld gt], Jack Leroy Peterson [gt], John Melvin Robinson [steel], Kenneth Massey [bass], David White [drums-2/bck vcl-4], Freddie Cantu [drums [-3], Frank Kilgo [kettle drums-1]. Producer: Don Law)
007 CO 52958/JB 251/ZSP-34996 I LIKE IT -1 4-21361/CBS-83911 P-13923 BFX-15048 BCD-15535 Jimbo JLP-1001 Big Tone BTCD-5711 BCD-16725 PROPERBOX 103 Rev-Ola Bandstand CR REV-170
008 CO 52959/JB 252/ZSP-34997 CRAZY LITTLE HEART -3 4-21403/CSP P-13923 BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001
009 CO 52960/JB 253/ZSP-34998 PUT SOMETHING IN THE POT BOY -3 4-21361/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001 PROPERBOX 103
010 CO 52961/JB 254/ZSP-34999 DRINKIN’ WINE SPOLI OLI -2,4 4-21403/CSP P-13923 BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001 PROPERBPOX 103
CBS CBS-83911 CBS ROCKABILLY, Vol.3. (UK, 1979); BIG TONE BTCD-5711 CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.2. (UK, 1993); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16725 THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT, Vol.25 COLUMBIA (GER, 2005); REV-OLA BANDSTAND CR REV-170 COUNTRY GOES ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol.2.: THE NEW BREED (2006)
1955 [radio broadcast] KDNT Radio Station, Denton, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [stg bass], Dave White [drums])
01101 ROCK MY SOUL [version 1] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01102 ROCK THE JOINT [version 1] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01103 COCONUT GROVE Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
1955 [radio broadcast] KTAE Radio Station, Taylor, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [stg bass], Dave White [drums])
01104 FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN [version 2] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
01105 ROCK THE JOINT [version 2] RCCD-3018
01106 THAT'S ALL RIGHT [version 3] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
01100 RADIO STATION KTAE ANNOUNCEMENT RCCD-3018
01100 RC COLA COMMERCIAL RCCD-3018
01107 BUT I DON’T CARE RCCD-3018
01108 ROCK MY SOUL [version 2] Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 CD-1549
01109 MAYBELLINE Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549 Buffalo Bop CD-55093
01110 WILDWOOD FLOWER Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
01111 IF TEARS COULD CRY RCCD-3018
01100 RADIO STATION KTAE ID RCCD-3018
01112 FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN [version 3] RCCD-3018
01113 THERE SHE GOES Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
01114 WHO PUT THE TURTLE IN MYRTLE’S GIRDLE ROLL-2006 RCCD-3018 CD-1549
01115 MAKING BELIEVE Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
01116 FLIP FLOP AND FLY Rollercoaster ROLL 2006 ROLL 2008 RCCD-3018 School Kids CD-1549
01117 FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN [version 4] RCCD-3018
01100 (BUDDY DURHAM RECORD) RCCD-3018
01100 FAYGO ROOT BEER COMMERCIAL RCCD-3018
ROLLERCOASTER ROLL-2008 ROLLER COASTER ROCKERS, Vol.1. (UK, 1985); BUFFALO BOP CD-55093 ROCKIN’ CADILLAC (GER, 2000)
1955 [demo session] Home Studio, Denton, TX - Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [stg bass], Dave White [drums])
01118 FLIP, FLOP AND FLY unissued
01119 MY BABY LOVES A BIG MAN Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
28 July 1955 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King & Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Joe Erwin [ld gt], Jimmy Rollins [gt], Paul Buskirk [mandolin/gt], John Robinson [steel], Kenneth Massey [bass], David White [drums], William Pecchi [drums], Cecil Brower [fiddle-1], William Simmons [piamo-2]. Proucer: Don Law)
012 CO 53735/JB 313?/ZSP-36888 BUT I DON’T CARE -1 4-21449/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 Jimbo JLP-1001
013 CO 53736/JB 314?/ZSP-36889 MAMA, I WANT YOU 4-21489/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 Jimbo JLP-1001
014 CO 53737/JB 315?/ZSP-36890 PURR, KITTY, PURR -2 4-21489/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 CBS-83911 Jimbo JLP-1001 Big Tone BTCD-5711 CK-62172 Ace CHCD-785 BCD-16722 PROPERBOX 103 Toro ETCD-1010
015 CO 53738/JB 316?/ZSP-36891 SAG, DRAG AND FALL 4-21449/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 CBS-82993 Jimbo JLP-1001 EG-37621 BTCD-5711 A-37621 Lucky CDLR-807 Vladimir Twist VTR-6907 CK-62172 BCD-16722 Mustang MUST-10 Fed CD-004 CD-56009 PROPERBOX 103 ETCD-1010
CBS CBS-82993 CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.2.(UK, 1978); EPIC EG-37621 ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.2.(1981); SONY SPECIAL PRODUCTS A-37621 ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.2 (1992); EPIC EPC-22116 ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol 2. (UK, 1982);LUCKY CDLR-807 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.7. (UK, 1996); VLADIMIR TWIST VTR-6907 LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, Vol.7. (1996); COLUBIA/EPIC/LEGACY CK-62172 AIN’T I’M A DOG!:25 MORE ROCKABILLY RAVE-UPS (2000); ACE CHCD-785 COLUMBIA ROCKABILLY, Vol.1. (UK, 2001); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16722 THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT, Vol.22. COLUMBIA (GER, 2005); MUSTANG MUST-10 GOTTA ROCK A LITTLE MORE; FED CD-004 THE FED STORY Vol.4 (NOR); PAN AMERICAN CD-56009 HEY MAMA (SUI); EL TORO ETCD-1010 REAL COOL CATS: TEXAS ROCKABILLY 1955 (ESP, 2007)
1955 [Radio broadcast] unknown - Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [stg bass], Dave White [drums])
01501 BUT I DON’T CARE Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01502 FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN [version 4] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
1955 [home demo] Sid Ervin’s House, Denton, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt]. Producer: Sid Ervin)
01503 CRAZY LITTLE HEART Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01504 I LOVE YOU AND I ALWAYS WILL Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01505 I’VE GOT THESE TEARS (TO REMIND ME OF YOU) Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01506 WHEN YOU MAKE ME CRY Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01507 ANOTHER LOVE Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
1955 [home demo] Sid Ervin’s House, Denton, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt]. Producer: Sid Ervin)
01508 LOVEY DOVEY Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01509 LITTLE MAMA Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01510 SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
01511 ANOTHER LOVE [version 2] Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
1955 [demo session] KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - Sid King & Johnny Mathis (Sidney “King” Erwin [vcl/ac gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/hmny vcl/rh gt], Melvin “Mel” Robinson [steel], Kenneth “Kenny” Massey [bass], David “Dave” White [drums], Eugene "Buddy” Brady [fiddle])
01512 THAT’S HOW I WANT IT TO BE
01513 HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR TO LET ME FALL
01514 I’M GONNA GET ME ANOTHER LOVE
1955 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], John Wesley “Johnny” Mathis [hmny vcl], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Buddy Brady [fiddle-1], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [drums], Buddy Brady [fiddle-1]. Producer: Jim Beck)
016 THAT’S HOW I WANT IT TO BE -1 Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
017 YOU’RE ALWAYS BREAKING HEARTS Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
31 January 1956 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings - “The King Brothers“ (Sid Ervin [vcl/rh gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [drums], Bill Simmons [piano]. Producer: Don Law)
018 CO 55560/JB ?/JZSP-37918 BLUE SUEDE SHOES 4-21505/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 Jimbo JLP-1001
019 CO 55561/JB ?/JZSP-37919 LET’ER ROLL 4-21505 /CBX-82401 BFX-15018 BCD-15535 JLP-1001 EG-37984 EPC-22100 BTCD-5710 A-37984 Lucky CDLR0811 BCD-16722 El Toro ETCD-1024
CBS CBS-82401 CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS (UK, 1977); EPIC EG-37984 ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.3 (1982) ): EPIC EPC-22100 is titled “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.3. (UK, 1982); BIG TONE BTCD-5710 CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.1 (UK, 1993); SONY SPECIAL PRODUCTS A-37984 ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.3 (1995); LUCKY CDLR-811 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.11 (UK, 1997); EL TORO ETCD-1024 ROLLIN’ THE ROCK: TEXAS ROCKABILLY, Vol.2 (ESP, 2008)
5 March 1956 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (The King Brothers) (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Dave White [rh gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [bass], Bill Pecchi [drums], Clinton Scott [sax]. Producer: Don Law)
020 CO 55805/JB 351/JZSP-38096 BOOGER RED 4-40680 Philips PB-589/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JSLP-1001 BCD-16725 TBR-002
021 CO 55806/JB 352/JZSP-38097 OOBIE DOOBIE 4-40680 Philips PB-589/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001 Wendi LP-000003 BCD-16725
WENDI LP-000003 LET’S GO ROCK-A-BILLY (AUS, 1980);TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY TBR-002 TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY, Vol.2; PHILLIPS PB-589 (UK, May 1956)
March 1956 [demo session] Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (The King Brothers) (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [gt], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [drums], Cecil Brower/Buddy Brady [fiddle])
02101 HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR BCD-15535 RCCD-3018
02102 WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME BCD-15535 RCCD-3018
02103 GOOD ROCKIN' BABY BCD-15535 RCCD-3018
02104 IT’S TRUE I’M BLUE unissued
02105 untitled instrumental unissue
1956 [demo session] Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (The King Brothers) (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [gt], Kenny Massey [bass], Cecil Brower [fiddle-1], Buddy Brady [fiddle])
02106 HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR [alt.] -1 BCD-15535 RCCD-3018
02107 WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME [alt.] BCD-15535 RCCD-3018
02108 GOOD ROCKIN' BABY [alt.] BCD-15535 RCCD-3018
1956 [radio show-The Big D Jamboree] Radio Station KRLD, Sportatorium, Dallas, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [drums])
02100 INTRODUCTION RO RHW BIG D JAMBOREE 1956 RCCD-3018
02109 BOOGER RED RCCD-3018 RCCD-3042 Dragon Street DCD-70100
02110 WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME RCCD-3018
02111 OOBIE DOOBIE RCCD-3018 RCCD-3049
02112 YOU’RE ALWAYS BREAKING HEARTS DCD-70102 RCCD-3049
All the BIG D JAMBOREE recordings were ORIGINALLY issued on ARMED FORCES RADIO TELEVISION SERVICE Transcription discs
ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3042 THE BIG D JAMBOREE LIVE (UK, 1999); DRAGON STREET DCD-70100 THE BIG D JAMBOREE LIVE (2000); ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3049 THE GUYS & GIRLS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE” (UK, 2002). DRAGON STREET DCD-70102 GUYS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE (2002)
22 August 1956 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 38, CA – Sid King & The Five Strings (King Brothers) (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Joe Erwin [ld gt], Louis Butterman [bass], Marion Adams [drums], James Pruett [piano]. Producer: Don Law)
022 RHCO 33928/JRZSP-33928 WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME 4-40833/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 CBS-82401 JLP-1001 BTCD 5710 CDLR-812 MUST-2 SCCD-1125 ETCD-1024
023 RHCO 33940/JRZSP-33940 GOOD ROCKIN‘ BABY 4-21564/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 CBS-82993 JLP-1001 BRCD-5710 BCD-16725 CK-62173 Ace CHD-786 CD-56012 PROPERBOX-122 ETCD-1024 SCCD-1145
024 RHCO 33941/JRZSP-33941 GONNA SHAKE THIS SHACK TONIGHT 4-21564/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001 EG-37621 EPC-22116 PROPERBOX 122 A 37621 ETCD-1024
025 RHCO 33942/JRZSP-33942 IT’S TRUE I‘M BLUE 4-40833/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 TBR-001 ETCD-1024
LUCKY CDLR-812 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.12 (UK, 1997); COLUMBIA/EPIC/LEGACY CK-62173 WHISTLE BAIT!: 25 ROCKABILLY RAVE-UPS (2000); MUSTANG MUST-2 GOIN’ DOWN THAT ROAD (2001); ACE CHCD-786 COLUMBIA ROCKABILLY, Vol.2 (UK, 2001); PAN AMERICAN CD-56012 PRIMITIVE LOVE (SUI); TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY TBR-001 TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY, Vol.1;SMITH & Co. SCCD-1125 GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS! (NED, 2007); PROPER PROPERBOX 122 CLASSIC ROCKABILLY (UK, 2007); SMITH & Co. SCCD-1145 GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GET!, Vol.2. (NED, 2008)
September 1956 [demo session] Commercial Recorders Studio, Dallas, TX – Sid King (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt], Mel Robinson [steel], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [bck vcl-1/drums]
02501 I’VE GOT THE BLUES -1 unissued
02502 I’M GONNA GET ME ANOTHER LOVE unissued
4 September 1957 Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX – Sid King & The Five Strings (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Joe Erwin [ld gt], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [drums/hmny bck-3/handclaps-4], David „Dewey/Bucky“ Meadows [piano], Mel Robinson [tenor sax-2] + vocal chorus: Billy King, Kenny Massey, Dave White [-5], exclude Sid ervin [-6] Producer: Don Law) unknown musicians. Producer: Don Law)
026 CO 59837/FW 100/JRZSP-42199 I’VE GOT THE BLUES -2 4-41019/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001 ETCD-1024
027 CO 59838/FW 101/JRZSP-42200 WARMED OVER KISSES, LEFT OVER LOVE -2,3,5 unissued/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535
028 CO 58939/FW 102/JRZSP-42201 WHAT HAVE YA GOT TO LOSE -1,4,5 4-41019/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535 JLP-1001
029 CO 58940/FW 103/JRZSP-42202 TWENTY ONE –instr. -2,6 unissued/ BFX-15048 BCD-15535
13 May 1958 Commercial Recorders, Dallas, TX - Sid King (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Billy Ervin [ld gt/bck vcl], Mel Robinson [steel/hmny vcl/bck vcl], Kenny Massey [bass], Dave White [drums/bck vcl-1])
030 MB-16299 I CRIED -1 BCD-15535
031 MB-16300 OH WHAT YOU DO TO ME BCD-15535
Both of the above masters were leased to DOT Records in 1961
ca November 1958 Commercial Recorders, Dallas, TX - Sid King (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt], Howard Reed [ld gt], Mel Robinson [hmny vcl/steel] Grady Owen [bass], Dave White [drums/bck vcl])
032 MB-16297/AA 190/∆41251 ONCE UPON A TIME Dot 45-16293/BCD-15535
033 MB-16298/AA 191/∆41251X HELLO THERE ROCKIN‘ CHAIR 45-16293/BCD-15535
1961 or 1962 [demo session] Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX (Sid Ervin [vcl/ac gt])
03301 HOW ABOUT YOU Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
03302 GONNA LOVE YOU FOREVER Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
03303 IT HURTS ME SO Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
03304 JOHNNY LEE Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
03305 CRY ALBERT Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
September 1974 Commercial Recorders Studio, Dallas, TX – Sid King (Sid Ervin [vcl/rh gt], John “Johnny Carroll” Carrell [drums], William “Bill” Hennen [piano]. Producer: Ronny Weiser)
034 DRINKIN’WINE Rollin’Rock LP-009
ROLLIN’ ROCK LP-009 ROLLIN’ THE ROCK, Vol.1 (1976)
17 December 1979/8 January*& 27 May 1980 Sumet-Burnet Studio, 7027 Twin Hills Ave., Dallas, TX – Sid King (Sid Ervin [vcl/rh gt], Billy Ervin [el/ac gt], James Jim Colegrove [el gt/ac gt-1], Mark Jaco [bass], Mike Collier [drums], Craig Simecheck [piano-2/organ-3], Jeff Gutcheon [piano-4/organ-5], Billy Grammer Jr. [harmonica-6], John “Johnny“ Reno [sax] + Mel Robinson, Dave White [bass vcl], Jim Colegrove, Susan Colegrove and Jeff Gutcheon [bck vcl]. Producer: Jim Colegrove) {additional musicians on January 8 session: Tommy Allsup [ld/rh gt], Dave Tanner [el piano] [Back Door Man overdubbed May 27, 1980]
035 BACK DOOR MAN*Soundwaves SW-4612 Hot Rock HR-006
036 I'D RATHER HEAR WILLIE* Soundwaves SW-4612 Hot Rock HR-006
037 HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS Rockhouse RHLP-8701
038 ONE MORE TIME Rockhouse RHLP-8701
039 IF YOU REALLY WANT ME TO I’LL GO Rockhouse RHLP-8701
040 SHARE WHAT YOU GOT WITH ME Rockhouse RHLP-8701
041 BACK DOOR MAN Rockhouse RHLP-8701
042 BOOGIE WOOGIE COUNTRY GIRL Rockhouse RHLP-8701
043 LET’S GET LOOSE Rockhouse RHLP-8701
044 DECOY BAKER Rockhouse RHLP-8701
045 DON’T GET ABOVE YOUR RAISIN’ Rockhouse RHLP-8701
046 IT HURTS ME SO (TO SEE LOVE GO) Rockhouse RHLP-8701
047 ROCKABILLY MUSIC Rockhouse RHLP-8701
048 DRINKIN’ WINE SPOLI-OLI Rockhouse RHLP-8701


23 June 2013/18 July 2015 Sid King Studio, Alba, TX – Sid King and Billy King (Producer: Sid King, Billy King, Ed Loftus)
049 TAKE A LITTLE PILL
050 MISERY
051 TURN ME ON
052 I GOTTA HAVE MY BABY BACK
053 CATTIN' AROUND
054 THAT MAKES IT TOUGH
055 AIN'T YOU EVEN GONNA CRY
056 CAN'T KEEP MY HEART FROM LOVIN' YOU
057 TOMORROW NIGHT
058 LET'S GET LOOSE
059  I WISH I WAS CRAZY AGAIN
060 HIGH VOLTAGE MAN
tracks above issued on album From one Cut To Another

 


ALBUMS
Bear Family [GER]BFX-15048/CSP LP-13923 Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight: I Like It; Crazy Little Heart; Put Something In The Pot Boy; Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee O Dee; But I Don't Care; Mama I Want You; Purr Kitty Purr; Sag Drag And Fall; Blue Suede Shoes; Let 'Er Roll; Booger Red; Ooby Dooby; When My Baby Left Me; Good Rockin' Baby; Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight; It's True I'm Blue; I've Got The Blues; Warmed Over Kisses Left Over Love; What Have Ya Got To Lose; Twenty One - 80
Jimbo [AUS] JLP-1001 Sid King & The Five Strings 18 Rockabilly Classics 1955-7: I Like It; Crazy Little Heart; Put Something In The Pot Boy; Drinkin' Wine Spoli Oli; When My Baby Left Me; Good Rockin' Baby; Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight; It's True I'm Blue; But I Don't Care; Mama I Want You; Purr, Kitty, Purr; Sag, Drag And Fall; Blue Suede Shoes; Let 'Er Roll; Booger Red; Oobie-Doobie; I've Got The Blues; What Have Ya Got To Lose – 80
Rollercoaster [UK] ROLL-2006 Sid King & The Five Strings Rockin’ On The Radio: Rock The Joint; Little Willie Boogie; If Tears Could Cry; In The Jailhouse Now;Slowly; Who Put The Turtle In Myrtel's Girdle; That's All Right; Five String Hoedown; That's All Right; Rock My Soul; Maybelline; Wildwood Flower; There She Foes; Making Believe; Flip Flop And Fly; Five Strings Hoedown – ca 12-83
Rockhouse [NED] RHLP-8701 Let's Get Loose: House of Blue Lights; One More Time; If You Really Want Me To I’ll Go; Share What You Got With Me; Back Door Man; Boogie Woogie Country Girl; Let’s Get Loose; Decoy Baker; Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’; It Hurts Me So (To See Love Go);Rockabilly Music; Drinkin’ Wine Spoli-Oli – 87
Bear Family [GER]BCD-15535 Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight: I Like It; Crazy Little Heart; Put Something In The Pot Boy; Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee O Dee; But I Don't Care; Mama I Want You; Purr Kitty Purr; Sag Drag And Fall; Blue Suede Shoes; Let 'Er Roll; Booger Red; Ooby Dooby; When My Baby Left Me; Good Rockin' Baby; Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight; It's True I'm Blue; I've Got The Blues; Warmed Over Kisses Left Over Love; What Have Ya Got To Lose; Twenty One; I Cried [demo]; Oh What You Do To Me [demo]; Hello There Rockin' Chair; Once Upon A Time; Who Put The Turtle In Myrtle's Girdle; If Texas Could Cry; How Easy Was It Dear [demo]; When My Baby Left Me [demo]; Good Rockin' Baby [demo] - 92
School Kids CD-1549 Sid King & The Five Strings Rockin’ On The Radio: Rock The Joint [live vers. 1]; Little Willie Boogie; If Tears Could Cry [live vers. 1]; In The Jailhouse Now; Slowly; Who Put The Turtle in Myrtle's Girdle [live vers.]; That's Allright [live vers. 1]; Five Strings Hoedown [live vers. 1]; That's Allright [live vers. 3]; Rock My Soul [live vers. 2]; Maybelline; Wildwood Flower; There She Goes; Making Believe; Flip, Flop & Fly; Five Strings Hoedown [live vers. 2] - 96
Rollercoaster [UK] RCCD-3018 Sid King & The Five Strings Rockin’ On The Radio: [Live on KTAE, Texas, 1955:] Five String Hoedown; Rock The Joint; That's All Right; KTAE Announcement/RC Cola Comercial; But I Don't Care; Rock My Soul; Maybelline; Wildwood Flower; If Tears Could Cry; KTAE Station ID/Five String Hoedown; There She Goes; Who Put The Turtle In Myrtle's Girdle; Making Believe Flip Flop & Fly; Five String Hoedown; Buddy Durham Record/Faygo Root Beer Commercial; [Live On KDNT, Texas, 1954:] Rock The Joint; Little Willie Boogie; If Tears Could Cry; In The Jailhouse Now; That's All Right; L&M Commercial; Slowly; Good Deal Lucille; Easter Tablecloth Commercial; Coconut Grove;Rock My Soul; Five String Hoedown; Merchants Green Stamps/Hardrock/Budweiser Commercial; [Live On The Big 'D' Jamboree 1956:] Introduction To Big D Jamboree 1956; Booger Red; When My Baby Left Me; Ooby Dooby; End Announcement; [Big D Jamboree 1954:];This Ol' House; That's All Right; B J Snuff Commercial; There's A Big Rock In The Road; Closing Annoucement & Thanks; [Studio Recordings:] Lovey Dovey; Another Love; That's How I Want It To Be; You're Always Breaking Hearts; Little Mama/My Baby Loves A Big Man/Shake Rattle & Roll; How Easy Was It Dear; When My Baby Left Me; Good Rockin' Baby; Another Love; I've Got These Tears (To Remind Me Of You); I Love You And I Always Will; Why You Make Me Cry; How About You?;Gonna Love You Forever; It Hurts Me So; Johnny Lee; Cry Albert – 01 (Double)


Sid King + Bill King ? (UPC888295470278) From One Cut To Another: Take a Little Pill;  Misery;  Turn Me On;  I Gotta Have My Baby Back;  Cattin' Around; That Makes It Tough;  Ain't You Even Gonna Cry;  Can't Keep My Heart from Lovin' You; Tomorrow Night;  Let's Get Loose;  I Wish I Was Crazy Again;  High Voltage Man – 13-07-16 with Billy King

 


SINGLES
Starday (1953)
45-147 Who Put The Turtle In Myrtle's Girdle / If Texas Could Cry - 06-54 (rev. June 26, Cashbox June 12)
Columbia (1954-58)
4-21361 I Like It / Put Something In The Pot, Boy - 01-55 as by The Five Strings (rev. Feb. 26, 1955)
4-21403 Crazy Little Heart / Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee O Dee - 06-55 as by The Fiove Strings (rev. July 2)
4-21449 But I Don't Care / Sad Drag And Fall - 09-55 (rev. October 1)
4-21489 Mama I Want You / Purr Kitty, Purr - 12-55 (rev. January 28, 1956)
4-21505 Blue Suede Shoes / Let 'Er Roll - 03-56 (rev. March 10)
4-40680 Booger Red / Oobie-Doobie - 05-56 (rev. May 5; UK issue on Philips PB-589)
4-21564 Good Rockin' Baby / Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight - 10-56 (rev. October 27)
4-40833-c When My Baby Left Me / It's True I'm Blue - 02-57 (February 9)
4-41019-c I've Got The Blues / What Have Ya Got To Lose - 09-57 (rev. October 21)
Dot (1961)
45-16293 Hello There Rockin' Chair / Once Upon A Time - 12-61 (rev. January 6, 1962
Soundwaves (1980)
SW-4612 Back Door Man / I'd Rather Hear Willie - 08-80 (UK issue on Hot Rock HR-006, September 1980)

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Acknowledgements

Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.