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Swan, Jimmy

Real name James Edgar Schwann. Born 1912 in Cullman, Ala. Disc jockey on WFOR in 1954. Disc jockey and performer on WBKH in 1956. Died in 1995

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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
1952/Aug. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.)  176  [78] No rating Juke Joint Mama
Jimmy Swan / Cowboy Jim And His Range Riders
Label shot
DRC-109  
    No rating I Had A Dream
Jimmy Swan / Cowboy Jim And His Range Riders
Label shot
DRC-108  
1952/Aug. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.) 45-176  [45] No rating Juke Joint Mama
Jimmy Swan / Cowboy Jim And His Range Riders
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC 45-109 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#2)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#3)
    No rating I Had A Dream
Jimmy Swan / Cowboy Jim And His Range Riders
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC 45-108 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#1)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#28)
1952/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Trumpet (Miss.)  177  [78] No rating Triflin' On Me
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
   
    No rating I Love You Too Much
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
   
1952/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Trumpet (Miss.) 45-177  [45] No rating Triflin' On Me
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC 45-111 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#4)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#15)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2009 (#3)
Bullet Jasmine CD 469 (#4)
Bullet Zomboco CD 8 (#4)
    No rating I Love You Too Much
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC 45-110 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#3)
1953/Feb. 28
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.)  11450  [78] No rating The Last Letter
Jimmy Swan
   
    No rating The Little Church
Jimmy Swan
   
1953/Feb. 28
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K11450  [45] No rating The Last Letter
Jimmy Swan
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
53-S-6026 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#5)
    No rating The Little Church
Jimmy Swan
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
53-S-6027 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#6)
1953/Sept. 12
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.)  197  [78] No rating Losers Weepers
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
DRC-151  
    No rating Mark Of Shame
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
DRC-150  
1953/Sept. 12
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.) 45-197  [45] No rating Losers Weepers
Jimmy Swan
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC-151 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#8)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#10)
    No rating Mark Of Shame
Jimmy Swan
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC-150 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#7)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#23)
1954/Mar. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.)  198  [78] No rating Lonesome Daddy Blues
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
Label shot
DRC-153  
    No rating One More Time
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
Label shot
DRC-152  
1954/Mar. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Trumpet (Miss.) 45-198  [45] No rating Lonesome Daddy Blues
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC 45-153 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#10)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#8)
Bullet Jasmine CD 469 (#13)
    No rating One More Time
Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
DRC 45-152 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#9)
Bullet Cactus CD 051 (#20)
1955/Dec. 3
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12136  [45] Borderline Frost On My Roof
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from 45)
55-XY-561 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#11)
    Non-pertinent It's Your Turn To Cry
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
55-XY-564 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#14)
1956/Apr. 21
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12226  [45] No rating Hey, Baby, Baby
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
55-XY-563 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#13)
    No rating Why Did You Change Your Mind
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
55-XY-562 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#12)
1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.)  12348  [78] No rating Country Cattin'
Jimmy Swan
   
    No rating The Way That You're Living (Is Breaking My Heart)
Jimmy Swan
   
1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12348  [45] Borderline Country Cattin'
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from 45)
56-XY-326 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15789 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17022 (#20)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#26)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#7)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2354 147 (#6)
Bullet One Day Music CD 139 (#17)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#38)
    Non-pertinent The Way That You're Living (Is Breaking My Heart)
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
56-XY-327 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#17)
1957/June 10
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12495  [45] No rating Lonesome Man
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
56-XY-328 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#18)
    No rating Good And Lonesome
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
56-XY-325 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#15)
1960/Feb. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-31043  [45] No rating No One Loves A Broken Heart
Jimmy Swan And The Sons Of The South
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
108,507+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#21)
    No rating Don't Conceal Your Wedding Ring
Jimmy Swan And The Sons Of The South
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
108,506 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#20)
1965/Mar. 20
Bb ad or art.
JB (Ala.)  102  [45] Non-pertinent Honky Tonkin' (In Mississippi)
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
1005 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#23)
Bullet Lucky CD 814 (#22)
Bullet Mustang CD [19?] (#33)
Bullet White Label LP 2805 (#11)
    Non-pertinent I Love You Too Much
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
1006 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#24)
1965 or later
(BMI est.)
JB (Ala.)  105  [45] Non-pertinent Rattlesnake Daddy
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
4480 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#26)
Bullet Wendi LP 000001 (#3)
    Non-pertinent It Takes A Lonesome Man
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
4479 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#25)
1966
mx series
JB (Ala.)  109  [45] No rating Walking My Dog
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
SoN 32672 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#28)
    No rating Asleep In The Deep
Jimmy Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
SoN 32671 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#27)
1968
mx series
Big Howdy (La.)  8107  [45] No rating Good And Lonesome
Jimmie Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
SoN 60451 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#29)
    No rating Why Did You Change Your Mind
Jimmie Swan
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
SoN 60452 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#30)
1959
 
Decca (N.Y.)     [unissued] No rating I Love You Too Much
Jimmy Swan
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
108,505 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#19)
    No rating It Takes A Lonesome Man
Jimmy Swan
(from Bear Family CD 15758)
108,508 Bullet Bear Family CD 15758 (#22)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000001LPHey, Babe Let's Go Downtown
1981MGM (England) (England) 2354 147LPMGM Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 2
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2009LPHillbilly Boogie And Rock-A-Billy
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2805LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 5
1993Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15758CDHonky Tonkin' In Mississippi / Jimmy Swan
Big Tone (England) BT 5703CDMGM Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1996Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15789CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 7
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17022CDPerfect For Parties
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2008Jasmine 469CDRock Me: Mississippi Hillbilly
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2011One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 139CDEssential Rockabilly: The MGM Story
year?Cactus (United States) CD 051CDTrumpet Hillbilly
Lucky (England) CDLR 814CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 14
Mustang MUST [19?]CDLookin' For Money
Zomboco (United States) 8CDReal Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 8


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