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Wray, Lucky

Real name Vernon Wray. Born 1925 in Fort Bragg, N.C. A performer on WRVA (Richmond, Va.) in 1956.

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Original Releases

Sort by: Release Date | Label & Number  

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/May 26
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (reg.) (Tenn.) 45-552 
(Starday PD series)
Borderline It's Music She Says
Lucky Wray
Label shot
(from Texas Gold CD 933)
2421 Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#15)
Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#24)
Bullet Lucky CD 801 (#4)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#4)
Bullet Revival LP 4003 (#11)
Bullet SD LP 860 (#2)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#16)
    No rating Sick And Tired
Lucky Wray
Label shot
2422  
1956/Oct. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (reg.) (Tenn.) 45-575 
(Starday PD series)
Pertinent Got Another Baby
Lucky Wray
Label shot
(from Ace CD 708)
B Bullet Ace CD 708 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#34)
Bullet Flame CD 004 (#29)
Bullet Flame LP 006 (#7)
Bullet Norton LP 210 (#7)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#8)
Bullet SD LP 860 (#3)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#17)
    Non-pertinent What-Cha Say, Honey
Lucky Wray
Label shot
(from Ace CD 708)
A Bullet Ace CD 708 (#13)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#46)
1957/Apr. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (reg.) (Tenn.) 45-608 
(Starday PD series)
Pertinent Teenage Cutie
Lucky Wray With Link And Doug Wray
Label shot
(from Ace CD 704)
A Bullet Ace CD 704 (#13)
Bullet Emusic/JSP MP 11565486 (#13)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#56)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#13)
Bullet Norton LP 210 (#1)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#1)
Bullet SD LP 860 (#1)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#15)
    Non-pertinent You're My Song
Lucky Wray With Link And Doug Wray
Label shot
B  
1957/June 17
Bb pop rev.
Cameo (Pa.)  109 
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Evil Angel
Ray Vernon
Label shot
(from 45)
H9-OW-5497 Bullet Beaver LP 3306 (#2)
Bullet Dig CD 9620 (#16)
    Non-pertinent Remember You're Mine
Ray Vernon
Label shot
H9-OW-5498  
1957/June 17
Bb pop rev.
Cameo (Pa.)  109 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Evil Angel
Ray Vernon / Orchestra And Chorus Under The Direction Of Bernie Lowe
Label shot
H9-OW-5497  
    No rating I'll Take To-morrow (Today)
Ray Vernon / Orchestra And Chorus Under The Direction Of Bernie Lowe
Label shot
(from unknown source)
H9-OW-5498-2  
1957/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Cameo (Pa.)  115  Pertinent I'm Countin' On You
Ray Vernon
Label shot
(from Norton CD 210)
B Bullet Blend CD 6 (#21)
Bullet Club PR LP 010 (#7)
Bullet Collector CD 4494 (#13)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2023 (#7)
Bullet Lucky CD 810 (#28)
Bullet Norton LP 210 (#8)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#11)
Bullet Pan American CD 56009 (#13)
Bullet Presto CD 12 (#22)
Bullet Sleazy CD 05 (#16)
Bullet Teen Beat CD 151 (#17)
    Pertinent Terry (You're Askin' Too Much)
Ray Vernon
Label shot
A  
1958/May 5
Bb pop rev.
Cameo (Pa.) C136  No rating Window Shopping
Ray Vernon / Orchestra And Chorus Under The Direction Of Bernie Lowe
Label shot
A  
    No rating I'll Be So Good To You
Ray Vernon / Orchestra And Chorus Under The Direction Of Bernie Lowe
Label shot
B Bullet Classics CD 735 (#13)
1958/July 21
Bb c&w rev.
Mark (Tenn.) 45-614  No rating Two Teen Age Hearts
Ray Vernon
Label shot
B  
    No rating It's So Easy
Ray Vernon
Label shot
A  
1958/July 21
Bb pop rev.
Mark (Tenn.) 45-615  No rating That's You
Ray Vernon
Label shot
B  
    No rating I Love You Darling
Ray Vernon
   
1959/July 6
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55201  Borderline Pretty Blue Eyes
Ray Vernon
Label shot
45-LB-974  
    No rating My Sugar Plum
Ray Vernon
Label shot
45-LB-975  
1960/June
(Bb est.)
Scottie (Ga.)  1320  Borderline Roughshod – (instr.)
Ray Vernon
Label shot
(from Norton CD 210)
NRS-1020 Bullet Norton LP 210 (#10)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#14)
    Borderline Vendetta – (instr.)
Ray Vernon
Label shot
(from Norton CD 210)
NRS-1021 Bullet Norton LP 210 (#16)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#21)
Bullet Norton LP 322 (#18)
1961/Nov. 27
Bb pop rev.
Rumble (D.C.)  1349 
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent Danger One Way Love
Ray Vernon With Link Wray And His Raymen
Label shot
(from Norton CD 210)
ZTSP 81053 Bullet Flame CD 003 (#27)
Bullet Flame LP 005 (#7)
Bullet Norton LP 210 (#5)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#6)
    Borderline Evil Angel
Ray Vernon
Label shot
ZTSP 81052  
1962/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
Mala (N.Y.)  456  Borderline Big City After Dark – (instr.)
Ray Vernon & The Raymen
Label shot
(from Rhino CD 71222)
6004 Bullet Norton LP 211 (#1)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#1)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#9)
    No rating Hold It
Ray Vernon & The Raymen
Label shot
(from Norton LP 211)
6003 Bullet Norton LP 211 (#5)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#5)
1965
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4215  Borderline Indian Love Call
Ray Vernon
Label shot
L  
    Non-pertinent Alberta
Ray Vernon
Label shot
T  
1964/Oct. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Lawn (Pa.) L-245  No rating Gotta Go Get My Baby
Ray Vernon
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G  
    No rating I Couldn't Keep From Crying
Ray Vernon
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Y  
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Tattoo
Lucky Wray
  Bullet Pompadour 10 002 (#5)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1988Esoldun (France) RR 2023LPRare Rock-A-Billy Boppin'
Flame (England) 005LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5
Flame (England) 006LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6
Revival 4003LPRockabilly Boogie - Rare Items, Vol. 3
1990Norton (United States) ED 210LPMissing Links, Vol. 1: Hillbilly Wolf / Link Wray
Norton (United States) ED 211LPMissing Links, Vol. 2: Big City After Dark / Link Wray
1991SD (Germany) SD 860LPTeenage Cutie
1993Flame (England) CD 003CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
Flame (England) CD 004CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 4
Rhino (United States) R2 71222CDRumble!: The Best Of Link Wray
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 933CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 3
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3306LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 6
1996Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 010LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 10
Lucky (England) CDLR 801CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 810CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 10
1997Blend (Belgium) 6CDBest Of Blend Rock & Roll Collection, Vol. 6
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156520CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 1
Norton (United States) CED 210CDMissing Links, Vol. 1: Hillbilly Wolf / Link Wray
1999Ace (England) CDCHD 704CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 708CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 2
2006Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4494CDRock And Roll With Piano, Vol. 10
2007Norton (United States) ED 322LPRock-A-Round
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2008GVC 2016CDHonky Tonkin' Rhythm
2009Emusic/JSP (United States) 11565486MPVirginia Rocks!: The History of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth, CD A
JSP (England) 6201CDVirginia Rocks: The History Of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth
2012Classics (Sweden) 735CDTeen Rockin' Party, Vol. 5
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 145CDIt's Saturday Night!: Starday-Dixie Rockabilly 1955-1961
year?Dig DIG 9620CDThe Big Beat, Vol. 4
Norton (United States) CED 211CDMissing Links, Vol. 2: Big City After Dark / Link Wray
Pan American (Switzerland) 56009CDHey Mama
Pompadour DA 00210Man's Ruin: Skin-Tone Rock 'N' Roll
Presto Vol. 12CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 12
Sleazy RAB 05CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 5
Teen Beat TB-CD 151CDPlay It Cool


Acknowledgments:  Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Simon Evans, Udo Frank, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Rockabilly Record Guide, Neil Scott, Adriaan Sturm, Peter van Wilsem, highnumbers


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