SUN Records singles discography
Part II: number 200 - 224

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SUN 200   Little Milton
If you love me / Alone and blue (April 1954)

 

Recorded spring 1954, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
'Little' Milton Campbell (vcl/gtr); Ike Turner (pno); Jesse
Knight (bs); Willie Sims (dms); C W Tate (ts).

 

SUN 201   Hardrock Gunter
Fallen angel / Gonna dance all night (May 1954)

 

'Hillbilly' stamped in red on label to underline that it was not regular SUN R&B output.

 

SUN 202   Doug Poindexter and the Starlite Wranglers
Now she cares no more / My kind of carrying on (May 1954)

 

 

'Hillbilly' stamped in red on some copies to underline that it was not regular SUN R&B output.

 

SUN 203   Billy 'the Kid' Emerson
I'm not going home / The woodchuck (May 1954)

 

 

 

SUN 204   Raymond Hill
The snuggle / Bourbon street jump (May 1954)

 

 

SUN 205   Harmonica Frank
The great medical menagerist / Rockin' chair daddy (July 1954)

 

 

SUN 206   James Cotton
Cotton crop blues / Hold me in your arms (July 1954)

 

 

SUN 207   Prisonaires
There's love in you / What'll you do next (July 1954)

 

Recorded May 8, 1954, Tennessee State Penitentary, Nashville Tn.
Johnny Bragg (lead tenor vcl); John Drue (tenor vcl); William Stewart (baritone
vcl/gtr); Marcell Sanders (bass vcl); Ed Thurman (tenor vcl).

 

SUN 208   Buddy Cunningham, Cliff Parman Orch.
Why do I cry / Right or wrong (July 1954)

 

 

SUN 209   Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
That's all right / Blue moon of Kentucky (July 1954)

 

 

 

Note: very scarce first 45 rpm pressing with '209' upside-down in the left portion of the label
(U-129). The second edition (below) had this corrected and also had the full 'Wabash Music' printed.
Third pressings had '209' in the bottom, center position. It seems all authentic SUN editions have pushmarks.

Recorded July 5-6, 1954, SUN Studio, Memphis Tennessee
Elvis Presley (vcl/gtr); Winfield 'Scotty' Moore (gtr); William 'Bill' Black (bs)

 

SUN 210   Elvis Presley, Scotty and Bill
I don't care if the sun don't shine / Good rockin' tonight (September 1954)

 

 

 

Note: scarce first 45 rpm pressings with '210' in the left portion of the label and no publishing house
credits on U-131. Songwriter Roy Brown's first name is also misspelled as 'Ray'. Below is the corrected
version. Third pressings had '210' in the bottom. It seems all authentic SUN editions have pushmarks.

Recorded September 1954, SUN Studio, Memphis Tennessee
Elvis Presley (vcl/gtr); Scotty Moore (gtr); Bill Black (bs)

 

SUN 211   Malcolm Yelvington and the Star Rhythm Boys
Drinkin' wine spodee-o-dee / Just rolling along (November 1954)

 

 

 

SUN 212   Doctor Ross
The boogie disease / Juke box boogie (November 1954)

 

 

SUN 213   The Jones Brothers
Every night / Look to Jesus (December 1954, probably 78 rpm only)

 

 

SUN 214   Billy 'The Kid' Emerson
Move baby move / When it rains it pours (January 1955)

 

 

 

SUN 215   Elvis Presley, Scotty and Bill
Milkcow blues boogie / You're a heartbreaker (January 1955)

 

   

Recorded November or December, 1954, SUN Studio, Memphis Tennessee
Elvis Presley (vcl/gtr); Scotty Moore (gtr); Bill Black (bs)

 

Flip 501   Carl Perkins
Movie Magg / Turn around (February 1955)

 

 

Recorded late 1954 or early 1955, SUN Studio, Memphis Tennessee
Carl Perkins (vcl/gtr); Jay Perkins (gtr); Clayton Perkins (bs); W S Holland (dms)

 

Flip 502   Bill Taylor & Clyde Leoppard's Snearly Ranch Boys
Lonely sweetheart / Split personality (probably February 1955)

 

 

Recorded February 1955, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Bill Taylor (vcl); Smokey Jo Baugh (pno/vcl b-side); Buddy Holobaugh (gtr);
Stan Kesler (steel gtr); Clyde Leoppard (dms)

Trumpeter Bill Taylor later recorded on numerous labels, including Pen Records.

 

Flip / SUN 503   Charlie Feathers
I've been deceived / Peepin' eyes (March 1955)

 

 

 

Re-released as SUN 503 after a legal battle with Flip Records, Los Angeles CA.

Recorded February 17 / March 2, 1955, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Charlie Feathers (vcl/gtr); Quinton Claunch (gtr); Stan Kesler (steel gtr);
Marcus Van Story / William Diehl (bs); Bill Cantrell (fiddle)

 

SUN 216   Slim Rhodes
Don't believe / Uncertain love (April 1955)

 

 

Recorded February 23, 1955, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Slim Rhodes (gtr); Dottie Rhodes-Moore (vcl B-side); Dusty Rhodes (vcl B-side, fiddle);
Brad Suggs (vcl A-side, gtr); John Hughey (steel gtr); Speck Rhodes (bs)

 

Flip / SUN 504   Miller Sisters
Someday you will pay / You didn't think I would (April 1955)

 

 

 

 

Re-released as SUN 504 after a legal battle with Flip Records, Los Angeles CA.

Recorded March 14, 1955, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Elsie Jo Miller (vcl); Mildred Wages (vcl); Quinton Claunch (gtr); Roy Miller (gtr);
Stan Kesler (steel gtr); Marcus Van Story (bs); Bill Cantrell (fiddle); Charlie Feathers (spoons)

 

SUN 217   Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill
I'm left, you're right, she's gone / Baby, let's play house (April 1955)

 

 

Recorded March 5 (U-142) and February 5 (U-143) 1955, SUN Studio, Memphis Tennessee
Elvis Presley (vcl/gtr); Scotty Moore (gtr); Bill Black (bs); Jimmie Lott (dms U-142)

 

SUN 218   Sammy Lewis with Willie Johnson Combo
I feel so worried / So long baby goodbye (April 1955)

 

 

 

SUN 219   Billy 'The Kid' Emerson
Red hot / No greater love (June 1955)

 

 

 

SUN 220   Little Milton
Lookin' for my baby / Homesick for my baby (June 1955)

 

Little Milton later recorded two singles for Meteor Records.

 

SUN 221   Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
Hey, porter! / Cry! Cry! Cry! (June 1955)

 

 

 

 

Label variations depicted. Memphis pressings with push marks on top.

 

SUN 222   The Five Tinos
Don't do that! / Sitting by my window (June 1955)

 

 

SUN 223   Elvis Presley, Scotty and Bill
Mystery train / I forgot to remember to forget (August 1, 1955)

 

 

Recorded July 11, 1955, SUN Studio, Memphis, Tennessee
Elvis Presley (vcl/gtr); Scotty Moore (gtr); Bill Black (bs); Johnny Bernero (dms);
unknown piano player. U-157 made the number 1 position on the Billboard country chart

 

SUN 224   Carl Perkins
Let the juke box keep on playing / Gone, gone, gone (August 1955)

 

 

 

 

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