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Wray, Link

Full name Frederick Lincoln Wray. Born 1929 in Dunn, N.C. Brother of Doug and Vernon Wray. Died in 2005.

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 Records 1-216 of 216

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
 
 
Kay (D.C.)  3690  [45 EP]Label shot
Pertinent I Sez Baby — Link Wray
(from 45)
45-698 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2037 (#4)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2037 (#4)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55180 (#6)
Bullet Mima 10 002 (#9)
Bullet Norton LP 210 (#2)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#2)
    Pertinent Johnny Bom Bonny — Link Wray
(from 45)
45-698 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2037 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2037 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55180 (#29)
Bullet Norton LP 210 (#3)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#3)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent When You Cross Your Heart — Bob Dean And Cindy With The Krountry Kings 45-697  
    Non-pertinent Walk, Walk, Walkin' Blues — Bob Dean And Cindy With The Krountry Kings
(from 45)
45-697 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55080 (#10)
1958/Mar. 31
Bb pop rev.
Cadence (N.Y.)  1347  [78]
(pressed by Capitol)
Label shot
No rating The Swag — Link Wray & His Ray Men – (instr.) HB-146  
    Label shot
No rating Rumble — Link Wray & His Ray Men – (instr.) HB-145  
1958/Mar. 31
Bb pop rev.
Cadence (N.Y.)  1347  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Label shot
Pertinent The Swag — Link Wray & His Ray Men – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
J9OW-1457 Bullet Ace CD 444 (#13)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#20)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#2)
    Label shot
Pertinent Rumble — Link Wray & His Ray Men – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
J9OW-1456 Bullet Born Bad LP 007 (#16)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#26)
Bullet K-Tel CD 3062 (#8)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#2)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 449 (#4)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 500 (#28)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#21)
Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#23)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#1)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#18)
1959/Jan. 12
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.)  9300  [78]No rating Raw-Hide — Link Wray And The Wraymen    
    No rating Dixie-Doodle — Link Wray And The Wraymen    
1959/Jan. 12
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9300  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Raw-Hide — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
JZSP 45486 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#4)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37618 (#11)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#4)
Bullet Epic LP 37618 (#11)
Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#4)
Bullet Mustang CD 18 (#32)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 449 (#50)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#3)
Bullet Sony Music Special Prod. CD 75064 (#11)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#4)
    Label shot
Pertinent Dixie-Doodle — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
JZSP 45485 Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#5)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 456 (#43)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#4)
1959/June 15
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9321  [45]Label shot
Borderline Comanche — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.) JZSP 47299 Bullet Hero CD 001 (#15)
    Label shot
Borderline Lillian — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.) JZSP 47300  
1959/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9343  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
Borderline Slinky — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
JZSP 48853 Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#1)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 449 (#20)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 456 (#17)
    Label shot
Borderline Rendezvous — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.) JZSP 48854  
1960/Mar. 7
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9361  [45]Label shot
Borderline Trail Of The Lonesome Pine — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.) JZSP 49511  
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Golden Strings (Based On A Chopin Etude) — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from 45)
JZSP 49512  
1960/Oct. 24
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9419  [45]Label shot
Borderline Ain't That Lovin' You Babe — Link Wray And The Wraymen
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
ZSP 51768 Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/30 (#18)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37621 (#12)
Bullet Epic LP 37621 (#12)
Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#14)
Bullet Lesley CD 11 (#13)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#6)
    Label shot
Borderline Mary Ann — Link Wray And The Wraymen
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
ZSP 51767 Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/22 (#8)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/34 (#8)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37618 (#10)
Bullet Epic LP 37618 (#10)
Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#15)
Bullet Sony Music Special Prod. CD 75064 (#10)
1961/July 31
Bb pop rev.
Rumble (D.C.)  1000  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline The Stranger — Link Wray And The Raymen – (instr.)
(from Norton CD 210)
  Bullet Norton LP 210 (#11)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#15)
    Label shot
Borderline Jack The Ripper — Link Wray And The Raymen – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
ZTSP 69127 Bullet Not Now Music CD 456 (#4)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 500 (#2)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#7)
1961/Aug. 21
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9454  [45]Label shot
No rating Tijuana — Link Wray – (instr.) ZSP 54597  
    Label shot
No rating El Toro — Link Wray – (instr.) ZSP 54596  
1962/Mar. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Trans Atlas (N.Y.) M687  [45]Label shot
No rating Big City Stomp — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Norton LP 211)
62-WA-24 Bullet Norton LP 211 (#9)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#10)
    Label shot
No rating Poppin' Popeye — Link Wray – (instr.) 62-WA-23  
1963/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Mala (N.Y.)  458  [45]Label shot
No rating Friday Night Dancing Party - Part I — Link Wray And The Raymen 6005  
    No rating Friday Night Dancing Party - Part II — Link Wray And The Raymen    
1963/Mar. 16
Bb pop rev.
Okeh (N.Y.) 4-7166  [45]Label shot
Borderline Rumble Mambo — Link Wray And The Wraymen
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
ZSP 59258 Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#13)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Hambone — Red Saunders & His Orch. With Dolores Hawkins & The Hambone Kids
(from 45)
ZSP 59257  
1963/Apr. 6
Bb pop rev.
Swan (Pa.) S-4137  [45]Label shot
Borderline The Black Widow — Link Wray And His Ray Men – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
T Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#8)
    Label shot
Borderline Jack The Ripper — Link Wray And His Ray Men – (instr.) J Bullet Charly CD 345 (#24)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#1)
1963/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Swan (Pa.) S-4154  [45]Label shot
Borderline Turnpike U.S.A. — Link Wray And The Ray Men – (instr.)
(from 45)
T Bullet Club WWR LP 001 (#16)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#13)
    Label shot
Borderline Week End — Link Wray And The Ray Men – (instr.)
(from 45)
W Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#5)
1963/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4163  [45]Label shot
Borderline Run Chicken Run — Link Wray And The Ray Men – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
R Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#48)
Bullet Mustang CD 18 (#4)
Bullet NPR LP 7301 (#8)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#31)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#12)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#10)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6904 (#18)
    Label shot
Borderline The Sweeper — Link Wray And The Ray Men – (instr.)
(from 45)
T Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#30)
1964/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4171  [45]Label shot
Borderline The Shadow Knows — Link Wray And His Raymen – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
T Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#18)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#11)
    Label shot
No rating My Alberta — Link Wray And His Raymen M Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#11)
1964/July
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4187  [45]Label shot
Borderline Deuces Wild — Link Wray And The Ray Men
(from Rhino CD 71222)
D Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#28)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#12)
    Label shot
No rating Summer Dream — Link Wray And The Ray Men S  
1965/Feb. 13
Bb pop rev.
Swan (Pa.) S-4201  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Good Rockin' Tonight — Link Wray
(from 45)
G Bullet Hallmark CD 305242 (#1)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#31)
    Label shot
No rating I'll Do Anything For You — Link Wray I Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#53)
1965
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4211  [45]Label shot
Borderline I'm Branded — Link Wray And The Ray Men
(from Rhino CD 71222)
B Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#15)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#15)
    Label shot
Borderline Hang On — Link Wray And The Ray Men – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
H Bullet Big Rumble LP 101 (#5)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#13)
1965 or later
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4239  [45]Label shot
Borderline Ace Of Spades — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
A Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#22)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#14)
    Label shot
Borderline The Fuzz — Link Wray – (instr.) T  
1966/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Swan (Pa.) S-4244  [45]Label shot
Borderline Batman Theme — Link Wray And The Raymen – (instr.)
(from Rhino CD 71222)
B Bullet Eagle LP 301 (#5)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2004 (#8)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#16)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#16)
    Label shot
No rating Alone — Link Wray And The Raymen E Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#17)
1965/Aug.
BMI clear.
Diamond (N.Y.) D-186  [45]Label shot
Borderline Baby, What'Cha Want Me — The Ray Men
(from Norton LP 211)
A Bullet Norton LP 211 (#7)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#7)
    Label shot
Borderline Walkin' Down The Street Called Love — The Ray Men B Bullet Norton CD 211 (#19)
1960/Feb. 29
Bb Aud.
Epic (N.Y.) LN-3661  [LP]
Link Wray And The Wraymen [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Caroline — Link Wray And The Wraymen
(from LP)
   
    No rating Slinky — Link Wray And The Wraymen    
    Borderline Right Turn — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#8)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#14)
    No rating Rendezvous — Link Wray And The Wraymen    
    No rating Dixie-Doodle — Link Wray And The Wraymen    
    Borderline Ramble — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#2)
Bullet Rhino CD 71222 (#5)
    Borderline Hand Clapper — Link Wray And The Wraymen
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37621 (#14)
Bullet Epic LP 37621 (#14)
Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#3)
Bullet Lesley CD 11 (#1)
    No rating Raw-Hide — Link Wray And The Wraymen    
    Pertinent Lillian — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#10)
    Borderline Radar — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#9)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 456 (#31)
    Borderline Comanche — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#7)
    Borderline Studio Blues — Link Wray And The Wraymen – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#6)
 
 
Swan (Pa.) SLP-510  [LP]
Jack The Ripper [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Mr. Guitar — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#25)
    No rating My Beth — Link Wray    
    No rating Deacon Jones — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#26)
    No rating Steel Trap — Link Wray    
    No rating Cross Ties — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#27)
    No rating Jack The Ripper — Link Wray    
    Borderline Fatback — Link Wray   Bullet Born Bad LP 001 (#3)
Bullet Born Bad CD 001 (#3)
Bullet Monster A Go-Go LP 13 (#3)
Bullet STCTU CD 001 (#3)
    No rating Run Chicken Run — Link Wray    
    No rating Dinosaur — Link Wray    
    No rating Big Ben — Link Wray    
    No rating Mash Potato Party — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#46)
    No rating Rumble — Link Wray    
 
 
Guest Star (N.J.) G1444  [LP]
Country Jubilee Of Stars [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Teen Age Cutie — Link Wray
(from LP)
A  
    Borderline Turn Me Loose — Link Wray
(from Norton CD 210)
A Bullet Norton CD 210 (#9)
    Borderline TV Baby — Link Wray
(from Norton CD 210)
A Bullet Norton CD 210 (#10)
    No rating Stolen Love — Link Wray A  
    No rating I Sez Baby — Link Wray
(from LP)
A  
    No rating Sentenced By A Court Of Love — Link Wray B  
    No rating I Wish I Had Never Met Sunshine — Judy Lynn B  
    No rating Sweet Violets — Judy Lynn B  
    No rating Wabash Cannonball — Billy Grammer B  
    No rating Take Me Back South — Billy Grammer B  
 
 
Vermillion (Md.)  1924  [LP]
Great Guitar Hits By Link Wray And His Raymen [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Rumble — Link Wray    
    No rating Rawhide — Link Wray   Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#50)
    No rating The Swag — Link Wray    
    No rating Lillian — Link Wray
(from Norton LP 253)
  Bullet Norton LP 253 (#5)
    No rating Run Chicken Run — Link Wray    
    No rating Alone — Link Wray    
    No rating The Black Widow — Link Wray    
    Borderline Pancho Villa — Link Wray
(from Norton CD 210)
  Bullet Norton LP 210 (#14)
Bullet Norton CD 210 (#19)
    No rating Dance Contest — Link Wray
(from Norton LP 211)
  Bullet Norton LP 211 (#2)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#2)
    No rating The Outlaw — Link Wray
(from Norton LP 211)
  Bullet Norton LP 211 (#6)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#6)
    No rating Jack The Ripper — Link Wray    
    No rating Ace Of Spades — Link Wray    
 
 
Vermillion (Md.)  1925  [LP]
Link Wray Sings & Plays Guitar [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Baby Doll — Link Wray    
    No rating Run Boy Run — Link Wray    
    No rating I Wanta' Get Married — Link Wray    
    No rating Mashed Potato Party — Link Wray    
    No rating Walkin' Down The Street Called Love — Link Wray
(from Norton LP 211)
  Bullet Norton LP 211 (#3)
Bullet Norton CD 211 (#3)
    No rating Remember The Twist — Link Wray
(from Norton LP 212)
  Bullet Norton LP 212 (#8)
    No rating I Need Someone Like You — Link Wray    
    No rating Young Hearts — Link Wray    
    No rating Blue Eyes (Don't Run Away) — Link Wray
(from Emusic/Norton MP3 10986964)
   
    No rating Love Me Forever — Link Wray    
    No rating I'll Do Anything For You — Link Wray    
    No rating If This Is Wrong — Link Wray    
1960
 
Epic (N.Y.)     [unissued]Borderline Ain't That Lovin' You Babe [alt. vers.] — Link Wray
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet B-Sharp LP 666-14 (#4)
Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#18)
    Borderline Comanche [alt. vers.] — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#16)
    Borderline Dance Contest — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#11)
    Borderline Guitar Cha-Cha — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#12)
    Borderline New Studio Blues — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Ace CD 785 (#9)
Bullet Canadian CD 4514 (#23)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#9)
Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#19)
    Borderline Oh Babe Be Mine — Link Wray
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#17)
    Borderline Walkin' With Link — Link Wray – (instr.)
(from Epic/Legacy CD 47904)
  Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#20)
 
 
[need info]     [ ]No rating Begin The Beguine — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#14)
    No rating Bo Diddley — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#4)
    No rating Drag Race — Link Wray   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 200 (#8)
    No rating Frenchy — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#24)
    No rating Heartbreak Hotel — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#23)
    No rating Honky Tonk — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#6)
    No rating Hound Dog — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#2)
    No rating I Gotta Go Get My Baby — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#39)
    No rating Law Of The Jungle — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#3)
    No rating Mustang — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#10)
    No rating Oh What A Price — Link Wray And Ray Vernon   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#51)
    No rating Peggy Sue — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#20)
    No rating Please Please Me — Link Wray
(from Norton LP 212)
  Bullet Norton LP 212 (#3)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#9)
    No rating Ruby Baby — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#19)
    No rating Run Boy Run — Link Wray   Bullet Club LP 020 (#9)
    No rating Sorrento — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#8)
    No rating Stop And Listen To Me — Link Wray And Ray Vernon   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#52)
    No rating That'll Be The Day — Link Wray   Bullet P-Vine CD 2759/60 (#7)

 Records 1-216 of 216

Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Michel Coste, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Marc Grobman, Penny Hall, Bernd Hermoneit, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Michel Proost, R&B Indies, Mike Smyth, Don Stilton, Adriaan Sturm, Perica Sucevic, Uncle Gil, Gilles Vignal, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers, popsike.com


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