SUN Records singles discography
Part III: number 225 - 249

Press here for number:  174 - 199200 - 224225 - 249250 - 299300 - 349350 - 407

 

SUN 225   Slim Rhodes
The house of sin / Are you ashamed of me (August 1955)

 

 

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

 

SUN 226   Eddie Snow
Ain't that right / Bring your love back home (August 1955)

 

 

 

Flip / SUN 227   Rosco Gordon
Just love me baby / Weeping blues (September 1955)

 

 

Flip / SUN 228   Smokey Joe [Baugh] & the Clyde Leoppard Band
The signifying monkey / Listen to me baby (September 1955)

 

 

 

 

Note that only the (non union) Flip label version credits the Clyde Leoppard Band

 

SUN 229   Maggie Sue Wimberly
How long / Daydreams come true (December 1955)

 

 

 

label variations depicted. Memphis pressing with push marks on top.

Recorded October 25, 1954 / March 15, 1955, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Maggie Sue Wimberly (vcl); Quinton Claunch (gtr); Stan Kesler (steel gtr);
Marcus Van Story (bs); Bill Cantrell (fiddle)

'Daydreams' was an answer song to a hit Cantrell and Claunch had produced for Meteor Records.

 

SUN 230   The Miller Sisters
There's no right way to do me wrong / You can tell me (January 1956)

 

 

Recorded July 1, 1955, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Elsie Jo Miller (vcl); Mildred Wages (vcl); Buddy Holobaugh (gtr);
Jan Ledbetter (bs); Johnny Bernero (dms); Ace Cannon (ts)

 

SUN 231   Charlie Feathers
Defrost your heart / Wedding gown of white (December 1955)

 

Recorded November 1, 1955, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Charlie Feathers (vcl/gtr); Quinton Claunch (gtr); Stan Kesler (steel gtr);
Bill or Johnny Black (bs); Bill Cantrell (fiddle)

Charle Feathers later recorded one rock-a-billy single for Meteor Records.

 

SUN 232   Johnny Cash
So doggone lonesome / Folsom prison blues (December 1955)

 

 

 

 

Label variations depicted.

 

SUN 233   Billy "The Kid" Emerson
Little fine healthy thing / Something for nothing (January 1956)

 

 

 

SUN 234   Carl Perkins
Blue suede shoes [4] / Honey don't (December 1955)

 

 

   

Blue suede shoes was SUN's first million seller and it peaked at number 4 in Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

 

SUN 235   The Perkins Brothers Band
Sure to fall / Tennessee (unissued)

 

SUN 236   Jimmy [James Clecy] Haggett
No more, no more / They call our love a sin (December 1955)

 

Recorded August 23, 1955, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Jimmy Haggett (vcl/gtr); J L 'Speed' Moody (lead gtr); Billy Springer (steel gtr);
J G 'Gabby' McKinn (bs); Bernie Gwatney (fiddle); Euwin 'Red' Mansfield (dms)

Jimmy Haggett later recorded for Meteor Records and Vaden Records.

 

Flip / SUN 237   Rosco Gordon
"The chicken" (dance with you) / Love for you baby (December 1955)

 

 

 

 

This was the last record issued both on the SUN and Flip labels.
Note the early West Coast 'Delta' pressing on top with erraneous label logo.

 

SUN 238   Slim Rhodes
Gonna romp and stomp / Bad girl (April 1956)

 

 

A-side vocals by Dusty and Dot Rhodes, B-side sung by Brad Suggs

Recorded February 2, 1956, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Slim Rhodes (gtr); Dottie Rhodes-Moore (vcl A-side); Dusty Rhodes (vcl A-side, fiddle);
Brad Suggs (vcl B-side, gtr); John Hughey (steel gtr); Speck Rhodes (bs); W S Holland (dms)

 

SUN 239   Warren Smith
Rock 'n' roll Ruby / I'd rather be safe than sorry (April 1956)

 

   

Early 'M' misprint 45 rpm label and later corrected 'N' edition depicted.

Recorded February 5, 1956, SUN Studio, Memphis, Tennessee
Warren Smith (vcl/gtr); Buddy Holobaugh (gtr); Stan Kesler (steel gtr);
Jan Ledbetter (bs); Smokey Joe Baugh (pno); Johnny Benero (dms)

 

SUN 240   Jack Earls & the Jimbos
Slow down / A fool for lovin' you (April 1956)

 

 

 

SUN 241   Johnny Cash and Tennessee Two
Get rhythm / I walk the line [19] (April 1956)

   

   

 

Label variations depicted including 78 rpm version without catalog number and original sheet music.

 

SUN 242   Roy Orbison and the Teen Kings
Ooby dooby [59] /Go! Go! Go! (May 1956)

 

 

 

Label variations depicted. Note the catalog number's position.

 

SUN 243   Carl Perkins
Boppin' the blues [70] / All mama's children (May 1956)

 

 

 

Label variations depicted. Note the writer credit omissions on the lowest.

 

SUN 244   Jean Chapel
Welcome to the club / I won't be rockin' tonight (June 1956)

 

 

 

SUN 245   Billy Riley
Trouble bound / Rock with me baby (May 1956)

 

 

 

SUN 246   Malcolm Yelvington
Rockin' with my baby / It's me baby (August 1956)

 

 

 

SUN 247   Sonny Burgess
Red headed woman / We wanna boogie (August 1956)

 

 

 

Label variations depicted. Note writer credit omissions on the lowest.

 

SUN 248   Rhythm Rockers [The Rythm Rockers]
Fiddle bop / Juke box, help me find my baby (August 1956)

 

 

 

Recorded spring 1956 in Wheeling, West Virginia. Sidney 'Hardrock' Gunter (vcl A-side/gtr); Bobby 'Sonny'
Durham (vcl/fiddle B-side, percussion A-side); Bob Tuston (bs). First released as Cross Country CX-524.
Sam Phillips leased the master and edited out 20 seconds of slap bass solo on 'Jukebox', changed the
name from 'Rythm' to 'Rhythm' and 'Sonny' to 'Buddy' and switched A-side before releasing on SUN.

 

SUN 249   Carl Perkins
I'm sorry, I'm not sorry / Dixie fried (August 1956)

 

 

 

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