THURSTON HARRIS





NORTH-AMERICAN SINGLES

FEDERAL 12156 JIMMY WITHERSPOON WITH THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Move Me Baby / Sad Life1953 US
FEDERAL 12173 JIMMY WITHERSPOON WITH THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Just For You / 24 Sad Hours1953 US
FEDERAL 12149 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Part Of Me / Turn Me Loose1953 US
FEDERAL 12152 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Give Me / Be-Bop Wino1953 US
FEDERAL 12166 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Smootchie / I Can't Stand It1954 US
FEDERAL 12176 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Tell Me You Care / I Used To Cry Mercy, Mercy1954 US
FEDERAL 12182 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Salty Dog / Ride, Jockey, Ride1954 US
FEDERAL 12192 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Five Minutes Longer / You Hear1954 US
FEDERAL 12197 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Yum! Yum! / Goody Good Things1954 US
FEDERAL 12206 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) I Wanna Know / Believe In Me1955 US
FEDERAL 12212 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Roll On / Love, Rock And Thrill1955 US
FEDERAL 12242 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Don't Make It So Good / Hug A Little, Kiss A Little1955 US
FEDERAL 12255 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) You Were Send Down From Heaven / Bo-Peep1956 US
FEDERAL 12261 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) It Ain't Right / Everything's All Right1956 US
ALADDIN 3398 THURSTON HARRIS Little Bitty Pretty One / I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me
(a-side Billboard/r'n'b #2, Jockey #2 & Best Seller #5)
1957 US
QUALITY K 1670 THURSTON HARRIS Little Bitty Pretty One / I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me1957 CAN 
ALADDIN 3399 THURSTON HARRIS Do What You Did / I'm Asking Forgiveness (a-side Billboard/r'n'b #14 & Jockey #14)1957 US
QUALITY K 1688 THURSTON HARRIS Do What You Did / I'm Asking Forgiveness1957 CAN
ALADDIN 3401 THE SHARPS What Will I Gain / Shufflin'  (also released on purple vinyl)1957 US
LAMP 2007 THE SHARPS Our Love Is Here To Stay / Lock My Heart1957 US
ALADDIN 3415 THURSTON HARRIS Be-Baba-Leba / I'm Out To Getcha1958 US
QUALITY K 1719 THURSTON HARRIS Be-Baba-Leba / I'm Out To Getcha1958 CAN
ALADDIN 3428 THURSTON HARRIS Only One Love Is Blessed / Smokey Joe's1958 US
ALADDIN 3430 THURSTON HARRIS Over And Over / You're Gonna Miss Me1958 US
QUALITY K 1754 THURSTON HARRIS Over And Over / You're Gonna Miss Me1958 CAN
ALADDIN 3435 THURSTON HARRIS Over Someone Else's Shoulder / Tears From My Heart1958 US
QUALITY K 1783 THURSTON HARRIS Over Someone Else's Shoulder / Tears From My Heart1958 CAN
ALADDIN 3440 THURSTON HARRIS WITH RUFUS HUNTER Purple Stew / I Heard A Rhapsody1958 US
QUALITY K 1812 THURSTON HARRIS WITH RUFUS HUNTER Purple Stew / I Heard A Rhapsody1958 CAN
ALADDIN 3447 THURSTON HARRIS From The Bottom Of My Heart / You Don't Know How Much I Love You1959 US
ALADDIN 3448 THURSTON HARRIS Don't You Know / From The Bottom Of My Heart1959 US
QUALITY K 1843 THURSTON HARRIS Don't You Know / From The Bottom Of My Heart1959 CAN
ALADDIN 3450 THURSTON HARRIS Hey Little Girl / My Love Will Last1959 US
ALADDIN 3452 THURSTON HARRIS Runk Bunk / Bless Your Heart1959 US
QUALITY K 1875 THURSTON HARRIS Runk Bunk / Bless Your Heart1959 CAN
ALADDIN 3456 THURSTON HARRIS Slip Slop / Paradise Hill1959 US
ALADDIN 3462 THURSTON HARRIS Moonlight Coctail / Recess In Heaven1960 US
ALADDIN 3468 THURSTON HARRIS One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer / Send Me Some Loving1960 US
CUB 9108 THURSTON HARRIS I'd Like To Start Over Again / Mr. Satan1962 US
DOT 16415 THURSTON HARRIS Quiet As It's Kept / Goddess Of Angels1963 US
DOT 16427 THURSTON HARRIS Poop-A-Loop / She's The One1963 US
IMPERIAL 5928 THURSTON HARRIS Got You On My Mind / Tears From My Heart1963 US
IMPERIAL 5971 THURSTON HARRIS You're Gonna Need Me / I'm Asking Forgiveness1963 US
REPRISE 0255 THURSTON HARRIS Dance On Little Girl / Dancing Silhouettes1964 US
KING 5890 THE LAMPLIGHTERS (feat. Thurston Harris) Be-Bop Wino / (reverse by Dossie Terry: Thunderbird)  (reissue)1964 US
UNITED ARTISTS SILVER SPOTLIGHT SERIES 0152 THURSTON HARRIS Little Bitty Pretty One / Over And Over  (reissue)1973 US




NON-AMERICAN SINGLES

VOGUE V 9086 (78/45rpm) THE SHARPS Lock My Heart / Love Is Here To Stay1957 UK
VOGUE V 9092 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS WITH THE SHARPS Little Bitty Pretty One / I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me1957 UK
VOGUE V 9096 (78/45rpm) THE SHARPS Shufflin' / What Will I Gain1958 UK
VOGUE V 9098 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS & THE SHARPS Do What You Did / I'm Asking Forgiveness1958 UK
VOGUE V 9108 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS Be Boba Leba / I'm Out To Getcha1958 UK
VOGUE V 9122 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS Smokey Joe's / Only One Love Is Blessed1958 UK
VOGUE V 9139 (78/45rpm) THURSON HARRIS & THE MASTERS (a) / THURSTON HARRIS (b) Purple Stew / I Hear A Rhapsody1959 UK
VOGUE V 9144 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS You Don't Know How Much I Love You / In The Bottom Of My Heart1959 UK
VOGUE V 9146 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS Hey Little Girl / My Love Will Last1959 UK
VOGUE V 9149 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS Runk Bunk / Bless Your Heart1959 UK
VOGUE V 9151 (78/45rpm) THURSTON HARRIS Slip-Slop / Paradise Hill1959 UK
SUE WI 4016 THURSTON HARRIS Little Bitty Pretty One / I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me  (reissue)1966 UK




EP'S

SONET EPX 005 (p/s, blue vinyl)  THURSTON HARRIS / THE LE-ROYS  (EP) 
One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer / Send Me Some Loving / (b-side by The Le-Roys) 
1963 SWE 
BIG J JEP-104 THURSTON HARRIS & WILLIE EGAN'S HOUSEROCKERS: DOWN HOME BLUES  (EP)
Please Don't Leave Me / Reconsider Baby / Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Down Home Blues
1984 US




ALBUMS

SCORE SLP-4038 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE  (LP)
(possibly unreleased)
1959 US
EMI-PATHE MARCONI/ALADDIN 1546651 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE  (LP)
Little Bitty Pretty One / Do What You Did / Be Baba Leba / I'm Out To Getcha / I Got Loaded (In Smokey Joe's Joint) / / Purple Stew / I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me / In The Bottom Of My Heart / Hey Little Girl / My Love Will Last / Runk Bunk / One Scotch One Bourbon One Beer
1983 FRA
EMI AMERICA SQ 17237 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE  (LP)
Over And Over / Little Bitty Pretty One / Do What You Did / Hey Baba Leba / You Don't Know / I'm Asking For Forgiveness / Hey Little Girl / Send Me Some Lovin' / Only One Love / Tell Me So / Fine Fine Frame / Cross My Heart / My Love Will Last / I Got Loaded At Smokey Joe's Joint
-- UK edition: STATESIDE SSL 6026, 1987 --
1986 US
ALADDIN 3390 THURSTON HARRIS  (LP)1988 US
OFFICIAL LP 6052 BE BOP WINO  (LP)
You Hear / Yum Yum / Goody Goody Good Things / I Wanna Know / Believe In Me / Roll On / Love, Rock And Thrill / Hug A Little, Kiss A Little / Be Bop Wino / Part Of Me / Sad And Lonely / Turn Me Lose / Crazy Times / Give Me / Smootchie / I Can't Stand It
19?? DEN
PLAZA CD 502 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE - COMPLETE EARLY RECORDINGS  (CD)
Over And Over / Little Bitty Pretty One / Fine Fine Frame / Hey Little Girl / I'm Out To Getcha' / Hey Beba Leba / Do What You Did / Cross My Heart / My Love Will Last / Paradise Hill / I'm Asking Forgiveness / (I Got Loadad At) Smokey Joe's / Purple Stew / Slip-Slop / I Hear A Rhapsody / Over Somebody Else's Shoulder / Tears From My Heart / You're Gonna Need Me / Runk Bunk / I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me / Bless Your Heart / In The Bottom Of My Heart / One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer / You Don't Know (How Much I Love You) / Send Me Some Lovin' / Only One Love Is Blessed / Tell Me So / Recess In Heaven / Moonlight Cocktail / Poop-A-Loop / Dance On, Little Girl / Dancing Silhouettes / She's The One / Quiet As It's Kept / Mr. Satan
1995 POR
ACE CDCHD 1040 THE LAMPLIGHTERS: LOVING, ROCKING, THRILLING - THE COMPLETE FEDERAL RECORDINGS  (CD)
I Used To Cry Mercy, Mercy / Sad And Lonely / Love, Rock And Thrill / Be-Bop Wino / Part Of Me / Turn Me Loose / Give Me / Crazy Times / I Can't Stand It / Smootchie / Tell Me You Care / Ride, Jockey, Ride / Hig A Little, Kiss A Little / Tell It To Me / Five Minuts Longer / You Hear / Salty Dog / Don't Make It So Good / Bo Peep / Yum Yum / You Were Sent Down From Heaven / Goody Good Things / It Ain't Right / Everything's All Right / I Wanna Know / Believe In Me / Roll On / Bo Peep (version 1)
2005 UK
HOODOO 263372 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE  (CD)
Over And Over / Do What You Did / In The Bottom Of My Heart / Fine Fine Frame / Little Bitty Pretty One / Purple Stew / Slip - Slop / I'm Asking Forgiveness / My Love Will Last / Hey Baba Leba / Cross My Heart / One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer / (I Got Loaded At) Smokey Joe's / You're Gonna Need Me / I'm Out To Getcha' / Over Somebody Else's Shoulder / I Hear A Rhapsody / Tears From My Heart / Runk Bunk / Bless Your Heart / Recess In Heaven / You Don't Know (How Much I Love You) / Tell Me So / Hey Little Girl/ I Hope You Won't Hold It Against Me
2010




COMPILATIONS

SUE ILP 933 V/A: THE SUE STORY! VOL.2  (LP)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1966 UK
LIBERTY LST-7578 V/A: ORIGINAL GOLDEN GREATS, VOLUME 8  (LP)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1968 US
STAR-SHINE 580-424 V/A: JUKE-BOX FAVOURITES, VOL.2  (LP)
Do What You Did
19??
WENDI LP 000004 V/A: TOO MUCH ROCKIN'  (LP)
Smokey Joe / Do What You Did
1980 AUS
CAPITOL ROCK SET 1 V/A: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL  (LP)
Little Bitty Pretty One / Over & Over
198? HOL
ROULETTE 58014 V/A: AMERICAN ROCK'N'ROLL CLASSICS, VOL.6  (LP/CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1988 US
RHINO R1/R2-70643 V/A: BILLBOARD TOP R&B HITS - 1957  (LP/CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1989 US
TIME-LIFE RHD-08 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES : 1957  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1991 US
HOLLYWOOD 278 V/A: SUPER HITS OF THE 50'S  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1992
JCI JC-3204-CD V/A: HEART & SOUL FIFTIES  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1993
RHINO 71806 V/A: THE R&B BOX : 30 YEARS OF RHYTHM & BLUES  (6-CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1994 US
RIPETE CD 2158 V/A: CAROLINA CLASSICS, VOL.2 : COOLIN' OUT  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1994
RCA 66443-2 V/A: CORRINA CORRINA (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1994 US
EMI-CAPITOL 30882 V/A: THE ALADDIN RECORDS STORY  (2-CD)
The Sharps: Our Love Is Here To Stay / Thurston Harris & the Sharps: Little Bitty Pretty One
1994 US
DELUXE 7803 V/A: GREATEST HITS 1957  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1995 US
JCI CD 1057 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL 1957  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1995
DELUXE 7821 V/A: GOOD OLD ROCK AND ROLL, VOL.1  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1995 US
LONESOME TOWN LT 500 V/A: THE BEST OF LONESOME TOWN RECORDS - LOS ANGELES ROCKABILLY, DOO-WOP AND HARDCORE RHYTHM & BLUES (I LOVE TRACI LORDS)  (CD)
Thurston Harris & the Willie Egan Band feat. Guitar Shorty: Please Don't Leave Me / Reconsider, Baby
1995 US
LONESOME TOWN LT 500 V/A: THE BEST OF LONESOME TOWN  (CD)
Please Don't Leave Me / Reconsider Baby
1995 US
JCI CD 3188 V/A: ONLY DANCE 1955-1959  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1997
KING MASTERS KCD 6005/CHARLY CD 272 V/A: RIDE, DADDY, RIDE! AND OTHER SONGS OF LOVE  (CD)
The Lamplighters: Ride, Jockey, Ride
1997 UK
COYOTE CD 4000 V/A: GOOD TIME 50'S  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1997
RAZOR & TIE 9019 V/A: TEENAGERS IN LOVE  (2-CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1998 US
CRIMSON CD 12 V/A: BLUE MOON : 26 DOO WOP CLASSICS  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1998
RHINO R2 75704 V/A: LOUD, FAST & OUT OF CONTROL - THE WILD SOUNDS OF '50S ROCK  (4-CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1999 US
TIME LIFE 18322 V/A: ROCK'N'ROLL ERA : ROCKIN' HITS  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
1999 US
ATLANTIC 92904 V/A: THE OFFICIAL AMERICAN BANDSTAND LIBRARY OF ROCK & ROLL  (4-CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
2000 US
KING 5127 V/A: SUPER HITS OF 1957  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
2000
RIPETE 2277 V/A: BEACH MUSIC ANTHOLOGY, VOL.3  (4-CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
2000
TOWN SOUND/ORPHEUS 70490 V/A: FOUNDING FATHERS OF THE ROCK N' ROLL HALL OF FAME  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
2001
TIME LIFE 18729 V/A: THE CLASSIC RHYTHM & BLUES COLLECTION, VOL.4 : THE FIFTIES  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
2001 US
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16712 AS V/A: BLOWING THE FUSE, VOL.13 - 31 &B CLASSICS THAT ROCKED THE JUKEBOX IN 1957  (CD)
Little Bitty Pretty One
2006 GER
ACE CDCHD 1208 V/A: BREAK-A-WAY - THE SONGS OF JACKIE DeSHANNON 1961-1967  (CD)
Dancing Silhouettes
2008 UK
ACE CDCHD 1211 V/A: HOLY MACKEREL - PRETENDERS TO LITTLE RICHARD'S THRONE  (CD)
Hey Baba Leba (a.k.a. Be Baba Leba)
2009 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Jarmo Hoppula | Matti Turunen | Jennings Falcon

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991)

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