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Murphy, Jimmy

Born 1925 in Republic, Ala. A regular on WIVK, WATE-TV, and WTVK-TV (all Knoxville, Tenn.) in 1956. Died in 1978.

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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
1951/Apr. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 48-0447  [45] No rating Electricity
Jimmy Murphy
  Bullet Ace CD 714 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#9)
    No rating Mother Where Is Your Daughter
Jimmy Murphy
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#15)
1951/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 48-0474  [45] Non-pertinent Big Mama Blues
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
A Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#10)
    Non-pertinent We Live A Long, Long Time
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
B Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#14)
1951/Dec. 22
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-4394  [78] No rating Educated Fool
Jimmy Murphy
   
    No rating Ramblin' Heart
Jimmy Murphy
   
1951/Dec. 22
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-4394  [45] No rating Educated Fool
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
E1VW-4018 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#13)
    No rating Ramblin' Heart
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
E1VW-4019  
1952/Apr. 19
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-4609  [78] No rating That First Guitar Of Mine
Jimmy Murphy
   
    No rating Love That Satisfies
Jimmy Murphy
   
1952/Apr. 19
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-4609  [45] No rating That First Guitar Of Mine
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
E1VW-4020 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#11)
    No rating Love That Satisfies
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
E1VW-4017 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#12)
1956/Jan. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21486  [78] No rating Here Kitty Kitty
Jimmy Murphy
   
    No rating I'm Looking For A Mustard Patch
Jimmy Murphy
   
1956/Jan. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21486  [45] Borderline Here Kitty Kitty
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from Proper CD 103)
JZSP 37420 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16725 (#12)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#49)
    Borderline I'm Looking For A Mustard Patch
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 37422 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#5)
1956/July 21
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21534  [78] No rating Sixteen Tons Rock And Roll
Jimmy Murphy
   
    No rating My Gal Dottie
Jimmy Murphy
   
1956/July 21
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21534  [45] Pertinent Sixteen Tons Rock And Roll
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from CBS LP 82401)
JZSP 38548 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#7)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5710 (#4)
Bullet CBS LP 82401 (#4)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#12)
Bullet Club PR LP 003 (#3)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#12)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#10)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#13)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#11)
    Borderline My Gal Dottie
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from CBS LP 82993)
JZSP 38551 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#27)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#2)
Bullet CBS LP 82993 (#12)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#40)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#58)
1956/Nov. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21569  [78] No rating Granpaw's A Cat
Jimmy Murphy
   
    No rating Baboon Boogie
Jimmy Murphy
   
1956/Nov. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21569  [45] Pertinent Granpaw's A Cat
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from CBS LP 82401)
JZSP 38549 Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#12)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5710 (#17)
Bullet CBS LP 82401 (#17)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#10)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#33)
Bullet Mustang CD 4 (#22)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#33)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#59)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#36)
    Borderline Baboon Boogie
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173)
JZSP 38550 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#20)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16722 (#20)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5710 (#29)
Bullet CBS LP 82993 (#9)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#20)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#25)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#7)
1963/May 18
Bb c&w rev.
Ark (Ohio)  259  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
No rating I Long To Hear Hank Sing The Blues
Jimmy Murphy / Steel, Paul Smith
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-9267  
    No rating Swing Steel Blues – (instr.)
Paul Smith
Label shot
CP-9268  
1963/May 18
Bb sac. rev.
Ark (Ohio)  260  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
No rating My Feet's On Solid Ground
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-9866 Bullet Ace CD 714 (#19)
Bullet Sheik LP 601 (#8)
    No rating Wake Me Up Sweet Jesus
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
CP-9865 Bullet Ace CD 714 (#18)
1964
RCA mx code
REM (Ky.) 45-340  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating My Feet's On Solid Ground
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
RK4M-6672  
    No rating Wake Me Up Sweet Jesus
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
RK4M-6671  
1964/Nov.
mx series
Midnite (Mich.)  12541/2 [45]
(pressed by Rite)
Non-pertinent There's No Use In Me Loving You
Jimmie Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
12541 Bullet White Label LP 8824 (#12)
    No rating One Block From Home
Jimmie Murphy
Label shot
12542  
1965
RCA mx code
REM (Ky.) 45-378  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Half A Loaf Of Bread
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
S4KM-2792 Bullet Ace CD 714 (#20)
    No rating Take This Message To Mother
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
S4KM-2791 Bullet Ace CD 714 (#21)
 
 
Loyal (Ala.) L.R.186-B [45 EP] Non-pertinent Gonna Throw My Suitcase Away
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
(from 45)
L-5-1  
    Non-pertinent Holy Ghost Millionaire
Jimmy Murphy
(from 45)
L-5-1 Bullet Ace CD 714 (#15)
    Non-pertinent You May Have A Million
Jimmy Murphy
(from 45)
L-5-1  
    No rating Gods Getting Worried
Jimmy Murphy
Label shot
L-5-2  
    No rating Half A Loaf Of Bread
Jimmy Murphy
L-5-2  
    No rating The Warning Song
Jimmy Murphy
L-5-2  
 
 
Rimrock (Ark.)  LP cut  [45] No rating I Believe
Jimmy Murphy
  Bullet Ace CD 714 (#17)
    No rating Jesus Has Saved My Soul
Jimmy Murphy
  Bullet Ace CD 714 (#16)
 
 
Columbia (N.Y.)     [unissued] Borderline Put Some Meat On Them Bones
Jimmy Murphy
(from Epic LP 37984)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#6)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#9)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#9)
    No rating Sweet Sweet Lips
Jimmy Murphy
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15451 (#8)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977CBS (England) 82401LPCBS Rockabilly Classics
1978CBS (England) 82993LPCBS Rockabilly Classics, Vol.2
1980White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8824LPRock-A-Billy Rock
1982Epic (United States) EG 37984LPRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
1990Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15451CDSixteen Tons Rock & Roll / Jimmy Murphy
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5710CDCBS Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 1
Big Tone (England) BT 5711CDCBS Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 2
1994Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 003LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1999Ace (England) 714CDSouthern Roots / Jimmy Murphy
2000Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62173CDWhistle Bait!: 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 786CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Mustang MUST 2CDGoin' Down That Road
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16722CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 22 (Columbia)
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16725CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 25 (Columbia)
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2012One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 153CDEssential Rockabilly: The Columbia Story
year?CBS Special Products (United States) A 37984CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
Mustang MUST 4CDMad Dog In Town
Mustang MUST 6CDSaturday Jump
Presto Vol. 5CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 5
Sheik (Spain) LP 601LPLong Gone Cats, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  John Burton, CD Universe, CMF Library, Malcolm Chapman, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Pasi Koskela, Gerd Miller, Pascal Perrault, Laurent Petit, Rockabilly Record Guide, Mike Smyth, Al Turner, Uncle Gil, Joe Wajgel, eBay


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