Phillips International singles discography
Part I: number 3516 - 3549

Press here for number:  3516 - 35493550 - 3586Long Play

 

3516   Buddy Blake [Cunningham]
You pass me by / Please convince me (September 1957)

 

Recorded March 29 or April 24, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Buddy Blake (vcl);
Roland Janes (gtr); Stan Kesler (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Smokey Joe Baugh (pno).

Ring-marked sample copy depicted. Also released on 78 rpm. See also SUN 208.

 

3517   Hayden Thompson
Love my baby / One broken heart (September 1957)

 

 

Recorded December 20 and October 1, 1956, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Hayden Thompson (vcl);
Roland Janes (gtr); Marvin Pepper (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Jerry Lee Lewis (pno, a-side only).

78 and 45 rpm label variations depicted.

 

3518   Barbara Pittman
Two young fools in love / I'm getting better all the time (September 1957)

 

 

Recorded June 5, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Barbara Pittman (vcl);
Roland Janes (gtr); Billy Riley (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Jimmy Wilson (pno).

78 and ring-marked 45 rpm sample copy depicted.

 

3519   Bill Justis and His Orchestra
Raunchy / The midnite man (September 1957, No 2)

 

   

Recorded June 5, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Bill Justis (ts);
Sidney Manker (gtr); Roland Janes (gtr); Sid Lapworth (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Jimmy Wilson (pno);
Roger Fakes and the Spinners (vcl, b-side only). Unknown horns overdubbed later (a-side only).

78 and 45 rpm labels plus the original sheet music for 'Raunchy' depicted.

 

3520   Johnny Carroll
That's the way I love / I'll wait (September 1957)

 

 

Recorded June 23, 1957, Cliff Herring studio, Fort Worth, Tx. Johnny Carroll (vcl/gtr);
Jay Salam (gtr); Bill Bustin (bs); George Jones (dms); Bill Hennen (pno).

 

3521   Cliff Thomas, Ed and Barbara
Treat me right / I'm on my way home (January 1958)

 

   

Recorded November 29, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Cliff Thomas (vcl/gtr);
Barbara Thomas (vcl), Ed Thomas (pno); Sidney Manker (gtr); J M van Eaton (dms); Bill Justis (ts).

78 and 45 rpm label variations and original agency photo depicted.

 

3522   Bill Justis and His Orchestra
College man / The stranger (February 1958, No 42)

 

 

   

Recorded August 22, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Bill Justis (ts);
Sidney Manker (gtr); Roland Janes (gtr); Sid Lapworth (bs); Otis Jett (dms); Jimmy Wilson (pno).

78 and 45 rpm label variations plus original sheet music depicted.

 

3523   Wayne Powers [Cogswell]
My love song / Point of view (March 1958)

 

Recorded October 21 and 23, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn.
Wayne Powers (vcl); Roland Janes (gtr); Sidney Manker (gtr); Stan Kesler (bs); Robert Talley (dms).

 

3524   Bill Pinky and the Turks
After the hop / Sally's got a sister (March 1958)

 

 

Recorded February 7, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn.
Bill Pinkney (vcl); Roland Janes (gtr); Stan Kesler (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Bill Justis (ts).
The Turks (vcl): Willie Peppers, Gerald Hendrix, Thomas Abston, James Curry.

 

3525   Bill Justis and His Orchestra
Wild rice / Scroungie (March 1958)

 

 

Recorded August 22, 1957, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Bill Justis (ts);
Sidney Manker (gtr); Roland Janes (gtr); Sid Lapworth (bs); Otis Jett (dms); Jimmy Wilson (pno).

78 and ring-marked 45 rpm sample copy depicted.

 

3526   Carl McVoy
Tootsie / You are my sunshine (May 1958)

     

 

Recorded 1957 in Nashville Tn. Carl McVoy (vcl/pno);
Chet Atkins (gtr); Ernie Newton (bs); Johnny Bernero (dms); Ace Cannon (ts).

Jerry Lee's first cousin Carl McVoy's single was a re-release of Hi-2001.
Carl performed live on ABC TV's Dick Clark Show on May 17, 1958.

45 rpm releases and original agency photo depicted.

 

3527   Barbara Pittman with the Bill Justis Orchestra
Cold cold heart / Everlasting love (June 1958)

 

Recorded February 24, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Barbara Pittman (vcl);
Roland Janes (gtr); Sid Manker (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Jimmy Wilson (pno); Bill Justis (ts).

 

3528   Ernie Barton
Stairway to nowhere / Raining the blues (June 1958)

 

Recorded March, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Ernie Barton (vcl/gtr);
Roland Janes (gtr); Sidney Manker (bs); J M van Eaton (dms), Jimmy Wilson (pno).

Ring-marked sample copy depicted.

 

3529   Bill Justis and His Orchestra
Cattywampus / Summer holiday (June 1958)

 

 

Recorded June 5, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Bill Justis (ts);
Roland Janes (gtr); Billy Riley (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Jimmy Wilson (pno);
Charlie Rich (glockenspiel b-side only); Vernon Drake (sax); Nelson Grilli (sax).

78 and 45 rpm label variations depicted. This was probably the last single issued on both speeds.

 

3530   Lee Mitchell
The frog / A little blue bird told me (September 1958)

 

Recorded September 4, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Lee Mitchell (vcl);
Billy Riley (gtr); Jack Clement (bs); J M van Eaton (dms), Charlie Rich (pno), Bill Justis (ts).

 

3531   Cliff Thomas, Ed and Barbara
Sorry I lied / Leave it to me (September 1958)

 

 

Recorded September 21, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Cliff Thomas (vcl/gtr);
Barbara Thomas (vcl), Ed Thomas (pno); Billy Riley (gtr); Jack Clement (bs); J M van Eaton (dms).

 

3532   Charlie Rich
Whirlwind / Philadelphia baby (October 1958)

 

 

Recorded August 17, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis Tn. Charlie Rich (vcl/pno);
Roland Janes (gtr); Billy Riley (bs); J M van Eaton (dms); Martin Willis (ts).

 

3533   Mickey Milan with the Bill Justis Orchestra
Somehow without you / The picture (September 1958)

 

 

The A-side features the Montclairs, the B-side a nameless Chorus.

 

3534   Ken Cook
Crazy baby / I was a fool (October 1958)

 

A-side vocals by Ken Cook, B-side vocals by Roy Orbison.

 

3535   Bill Justis and His Orchestra
Bop train / Strings of pearls cha hot cha (October 1958)

 

 

Note handwritten B-side label. The printer had apparently run out of red ink.

 

3536   The Clement Travelers
The minstrel show / Three little guitars (February 1959)

 

 

 

This record was made by SUN's house producer Jack Clement under pseudonym.

 

3537   Jimmy Demopoulos
Hopeless love / If I had my way (February 1959)

 

 

3538   Cliff Thomas, Ed and Barbara
I'm the only one / Tidewind (March 1959)

 

 

3539   Carl Mann
Mona Lisa / Foolish one (March 1959, No 25)

 

 

 

3540   Edwin Howard
Forty - 'leven times / More pretty girls than one (April 1959)

 

 

Memphis Press Scimitar's entertainment editor Edwin Howard made this record in order to
document in an article, the process of making a record at SUN records. It sold less than 1000 copies.

 

3541  
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An Ernie Barton release was scheduled for this number, but nobody has seen it.

 

3542   Charlie Rich
Rebound / Big man (June 1959)

 

 

3543   Bobbie and the Boys [= Cliff Thomas, Ed and Barbara]
To tell the truth / These silly blues (June 1959)

 

 

 

3544   Bill Justis and His Orchestra
Flea circus / Cloud nine (July 1959)

 

 

3545   Brad Suggs
706 Union / Low outside (September 1959)

 

 

 

3546   Carl Mann
Rockin' love / Pretend (September 1959, No 57)

 

 

 

3547   The Memphis Bells featuring Shirley [Sisk]
The midnight whistle / Snow job (October 1959)

 

 

 

3548   Mack Self
Mad at you / Willie Brown (October 1959)

 

 

3549   Brad Suggs Orchestra and Chorus
I walk the line / Ooh wee (October 1959)

 

 

 

Rare b/w promo label and regular commercial releases depicted.

 

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