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Dawson, Jimmie

Birth name Thomas Latham; legally changed to James Dawson in 1956. Born 1924 in Haynesville, La. Died in 1992. "Jeffrey Parnell" may not be a pseudonym for Jimmie Dawson.

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Source: Shirley Dawson

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Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Confederate (loc?)  200  [78] Non-pertinent I Can't Have You (I Don't Want No One)
Lonely Jeff Latham And The Tune Busters
Label shot
(from 78)
A  
    Non-pertinent Walkin' Round in Circles
Lonely Jeff Latham And The Tune Busters
Label shot
(from 78)
B Bullet Collector CD 2868 (#17)
1951
on label or cover
Playboy (Ariz.)  346  [78]
Cover shot
Non-pertinent Flat-Top
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from White Label LP 2806)
J.P. 1234 Bullet Pan American CD 56010 (#24)
Bullet White Label LP 2806 (#5)
    No rating Here Today - Gone Tomorrow
Jimmie Dawson
J.P. 1235  
1955/Oct. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Bonanza (Ill.)  100  [78]
(pressed by King)
No rating Flat Top Boogie
Dave Farley
Label shot
DFR-11  
    No rating Here Today - Gone Tomorrow
Dave Farley
Label shot
DFR-12  
1955/Oct. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Bonanza (Ill.) 45-100  [45]
(pressed by King)
No rating Flat Top Boogie
Dave Farley
Label shot
(from 45)
DFR-11  
    No rating Here Today - Gone Tomorrow
Dave Farley
DFR-12  
 
 
WJOL-WMRO (Ill.)  806  [45] No rating Flat-Top
Your Ol'e Hillbilly Buddy - Dave Farley
Label shot
(from 45)
45-DFR 11  
    No rating Here Today - Gone Tomorrow
Your Ol'e Hillbilly Buddy - Dave Farley
Label shot
45-DFR 12  
 
 
Bonanza (Ill.)  101  [78]
(pressed by King)
No rating Devil Eyes
Dave Farley
DFR-807  
    No rating Walking 'Round In Circles
Dave Farley
DFR-806  
 
 
Bonanza (Ill.) 45-101  [45]
(pressed by King)
No rating Devil Eyes
Dave Farley
Label shot
45-DFR-807  
    No rating Walking 'Round In Circles
Dave Farley
Label shot
(from 45)
45-DFR-806  
1955/Oct. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Bonanza (Ill.) 45-1925  [45]
(pressed by King)
No rating Devil-Eyes
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
45-DFR-807 Bullet Collector CD 2868 (#29)
    No rating Walking 'Round In Circles
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
45-DFR-806  
1957/Jan. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Rustic (Ill.)  1925  [45] No rating Devil Eyes
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
DFR 807  
    No rating Walking 'Round In Circles
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
DFR 806  
1957/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Rustic (Ill.)  1926  [45] Non-pertinent It Took An Older Woman
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
DFR-45-808 Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#6)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2009 (#14)
Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#50)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Money Talks
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
DFR-45-809  
 
 
Jimmie Dawson Sings (Wisc.)  805  [45] No rating Hot Tamale Wagon
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
XL-711 Bullet Cactus CD HOGCD-5 (#22)
    No rating If I Can't Have You, I Don't Want No One
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
XL-712 Bullet Cactus CD HOGCD-5 (#32)
1958/Jan. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Iowana (Ill.) 45-806  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Hot Tamale Wagon
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
XL-711 HO9W-0217  
    No rating If I Can't Have You
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
XL-712 HO9W-0218  
 
 
Pla-Boy (Ill.) 45-806  [45] Non-pertinent Hot Tamale Wagon
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
XL-711  
    Non-pertinent If I Can't Have You
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from 45)
XL-712  
1959/Aug. or earlier
(est.)
Da-Mor (Ill.) 45-9220  [45] Pertinent Raining Teardrops
Jimmy Jeffers And The "Wild Cards"
Label shot
(from Eagle LP 313)
A Bullet Eagle LP 313 (#1)
Bullet White Label LP 8851 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Flute Shuffle – (instr.)
Jimmy Jeffers And The "Wild Cards"
Label shot
B  
1959/Aug. or earlier
(est.)
Da-Mor (Ill.) 45-9220  [45] No rating Raining Teardrops
Jimmy Jeffers
Label shot
(from 45)
A  
    No rating Double Shuffle – (instr.)
Jimmy Jeffers
Label shot
(from 45)
B  
1959/Sept. 7
Bb pop rev.
Fraternity (Ohio) F-857  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Teardrops From My Eyes
Jimmy Jeffers And The "Jokers"
Label shot
(from 45)
K9OW-9572 Bullet Ace CD 316 (#17)
Bullet Wendi LP 00010 (#8)
    Borderline Double Shuffle – (instr.)
Jimmy Jeffers And The "Jokers"
Label shot
K9OW-9571 Bullet Canadian CD 4530 (#10)
1960/July or earlier
(Bb est.)
Target (loc?) TA-850  [45] Borderline Purple Crackle (Part 2) – (instr.)
Jimmy Jeffers With The "Jokers"
Label shot
(from 45)
K-906B  
    Borderline Purple Crackle (Part 1) – (instr.)
Jimmy Jeffers With The "Jokers"
Label shot
(from 45)
K-906A  
1960/July or earlier
(Bb est.)
Target (loc?) 45-861  [45] No rating Froggie Went A Courtin'
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8937)
A Bullet White Label LP 8937 (#6)
    No rating Let's Take A Chance
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8937)
B Bullet White Label LP 8937 (#5)
 
 
Borderline (loc?)  1550  [45] Pertinent Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane
Dixie Drifter
Label shot
(from 45)
B  
    Non-pertinent Let 'Em Talk
Dixie Drifter
Label shot
(from 45)
A  
 
 
Banner (Ill.)  711  [45] Pertinent Cricket In Your Ear
Jimmie Dawson
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55090)
B Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55090 (#13)
    No rating The Playboy
Jimmie Dawson
   
 
 
Banner (Ill.)  1040  [45] Pertinent Put A Cricket In Your Ear
Tommy Latham
Label shot
B Bullet Hydra LP 7702 (#15)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1003 (#3)
    Pertinent The Play-Boy
Tommie Latham
Label shot
A  
 
 
Trieste (loc?)  1462  [45] Pertinent I'm Gonna Put A Cricket In Your Ear
Jeffrey Parnell & The Tune Twisters
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55181)
TM 0426 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55181 (#24)
Bullet Emusic/Rock-A-Billy MP 11454909 (#16)
    No rating Playboy
Jeffrey Parnell & The Tune Twisters
Label shot
TM 0427  
1964
RCA mx code
Cuca (Wisc.) J-1186  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Little Hero
The Dixie Drifter / Vocal Backing: The Kjervik Sisters
Label shot
(from Ace CD 1136)
RK5M-6045 Bullet Ace CD 1136 (#9)
    No rating Rings On My Fingers (Bells On My Toes)
The Dixie Drifter / Vocal Backing: The Kjervik Sisters
Label shot
RK5M-5046  
1964
(art. est.)
Westmont (Wisc.)  815  [45]
Cover shot
Non-pertinent Big-Big Man
The Old Dixie Drifter, WJRS's Singing Disc-Jockey
Label shot
(from 45)
B Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Let 'Em Talk
The Old Dixie Drifter, WJRS's Singing Disc-Jockey
Label shot
(from 45)
A  
1962/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Sonic (Ill.)  10135  [45] No rating Walking Kane
Jeffrey Parnell
Label shot
(from 45)
A  
    No rating Mean Mean Women
Jeffrey Parnell
Label shot
(from 45)
B  
1968/Sept.
(art. est.)
County Fair (Wisc.)  A/B [45] No rating Big Black Bug Boogie
Dixie Drifter
Label shot
A  
    No rating Mean Women Blues
Dixie Drifter
Label shot
B  
1967/May
Bb ad or art.
County Fair (Wisc.)  711  [45] Borderline Big Black Bug Boogie
Jimmy Dawson
Label shot
A  
    No rating Mean Women Blues
Jimmy Dawson
Label shot
B  
1968/Nov.
(art. est.)
K-Ark (Mo.)  774  [45] Borderline Big Black Bug Boogie
Jimmy Dawson (The Dixie Drifter)
Label shot
A Bullet Dig-It CD 100 (#28)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#11)
    Borderline Mean Woman Blue's
Jimmy Dawson (The Dixie Drifter)
Label shot
B Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#29)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980Wendi (Australia) LP 00010LPIt's Called Rock And Roll
1981Eagle (Germany) 313LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 3
1983White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8851LPGreat Rarities From Various Artists, Vol. 2
1985Hydra (Germany) BLK 7702LPLike Wow
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2009LPHillbilly Boogie And Rock-A-Billy
1988White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8937LPAnother Collector Release
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2806LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 6
1991Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1003LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 3
1992Ace (England) CDCHD 316CDAll American Rock 'N' Roll From Fraternity Records
1997Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156520CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 1
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55090CDTattle Tale
2006Ace (England) CDCHD 1136CDRockin' In Wisconsin: The Cuca Records Story, Vol. 3
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55181CDGang War
2007Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2873CDRough Stuff Boppin'
2008GVC 2016CDHonky Tonkin' Rhythm
2009Emusic/Rock-A-Billy (United States) 11454909MPRockabilly Rampage!
year?Cactus (United States) HOGCD-5CDHigh On The Hog, Vol. 5: Honky Tonk & Hillbilly Bop
Canadian RI- 4530CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 30
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2868CDSweet Little Boppin'
Dig-It 100CDDig Boy Dig
Hop HB-HV 003CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 3
K-Ark [FSLTN]CDFrom St. Louis To Nashville, From Rock To Country
Pan American (Switzerland) 56010CDShe's Neat


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Shirley Dawson, Udo Frank, Shane Hughes, Bernd Kratochwil, Sheila Latham Lengle, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Gary Myers, Michel Proost, Eric Rheingans, Mike Smyth, Al Turner, Natalie Vogel, Stefan Wriedt


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