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Monday, February 28, 2011

Harold Dorman

Harold Kenneth Dorman, *23-12-1936 Drew, MI, +08-10-1988
by Praguefrank
1957 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman
001 I’M STEPPIN‘ OUTSIDE Sun unissued/ Charly CD 8137
002 SPARK OF LOVE Sun unissued/ Charly CD 8161
003 TO BE WITH YOU Sun unissued/ Charly CD 8236
Fall 1959 unknown, TN – Harold Dorman
004 R-101 MOUNTAIN OF LOVE Rita 1003/BFX-15262 [alt.] BFX-15262
005 R-102 TO BE WITH YOU Rita 1003
Mid 1960 poss. Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman (Roland James Orchestra)
006 R-111 RIVER OF TEARS Rita 1008 Tince 1002
007 R-112 I'LL COME RUNNING Rita 1008 Tince 1002/ BFX-15262
ca August 1960 poss. Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman
008 R-119 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME Rita 1012 Top Rank RA-2092
009 R-120 MOVED TO KANSAS CITY Rita 1012 Top Rank RA-2092/BFX-15262
btw 1959/1960 poss. Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman
010 DIAMOND RINGS, TEDDY BEARS Rita unissued/BFX-15262
011 DO YOU WANT TO GO STEADY Rita unissued/BFX-15262
012 IS SHE WILLING TO FORGET Rita unissued/BFX-15262
013 LET THERE BE LOVE Rita unissued/BFX-15262
014 LONELY NIGHTS Rita unissued/BFX-15262
015 LOVE WILL FIND ITS WAY Rita unissued/BFX-15262
016 MISTER TEARS Rita unissued/BFX-15262
017 MOVING UP TO LOVE Rita unissued/BFX-15262
018 REMEMBER ME Rita unissued/BFX-15262
019 SODA POP BABY Rita unissued/BFX-15262
020 SOUNDS LIKE BIG TROUBLE Rita unissued/BFX-15262
021 SWEET SWEET LOVE Rita unissued/BFX-15262
Spring 1961 Sun Studio 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman
022 U443 THERE THEY GO SUN 362
023 U444 I'LL STICK BY YOU SUN 362
024 LET ‘EM TALK Sun unissued/Charly CP-8277
Fall 1961 Sun Studio 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman
025 U459 UNCLE JONAH'S PLACE SUN 370/Charly CR-30141
026 U460 JUST ONE STEP SUN 370
early 1962 Sun Studio 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Harold Dorman
028 U474 WAIT TIL' SATURDAY NIGHT SUN 377/Charly CR-30101
Fall 1962 unknown, TN – Harold Dorman
029 S9085 THERE ON YONDER HILL Santo S-9005
030 S9086 IN AN INSTANT Santo S-9005
Fall 1963 unknown, TN – Harold Dorman
031 AIN'T GONNA CHANGE Santo 9051
032 S605 WHAT COMES NEXT Santo 9051/Centhy 2000

Bear Family [GER] BFX-15262 Mountain Of Love: Mountain Of Love; I´ll Come Running; Sounds Like Big Trouble; Remember Me; Is She Willing To Forget; Do You Want To Go Steady; Mister Tears; Love Will Find A Way; Mountain Of Love; Moving Up To Love; Moved To Kansas City; Let There Be Love; Diamond Rings, Teddy Bears; Soda Pop Baby; Sweet, Sweet Love; Lonely Nights – 01-00

Rita (1959)
1003 Mountain Of Love / To Be With You – 12-59
1008 I'll Come Running / River Of Tears – 07-60 (rev. July 11, also o Tince 1002)
1012 Moved To Kansas City / Take A Chance On Me – 09-60 (rev. Sept. 26, reissued on Top-Rank RA-2092 in November 1960)
Sun (1961-1962)
SUN 362 There They Go / I'll Stick By You – 05-61 (rev. June 5)
SUN 370 Uncle Jonah's Place / Just One Step – 11-61 (rev. Nov. 13)
SUN 377 In The Beginning / Wait 'til Saturday Night – 04-62 (rev. Apr. 28)
Santo (1962-63)
S-9005 There On Yonder Hill / In An Instant – 12-62 (rev. Dec. 15)
9051 Ain't Gonna Change / What Comes Next – 11-63 (rev. Nov. 9)


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
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
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