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Ivory Joe Hunter

Ivory Joe Hunter
Aliases
Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band
Ivory Joe Hunter and His Ivorytones
Born
October 10, 1914
Died
November 8, 1974
Country
United States
IPI
00014605711
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00014605907
00014606022
Comments
Rhythm and Blues singer, songwriter and pianist.
Family
Beatrice Hunter Wife

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
January 1956 (10 artists)
June 1946 (3 artists)
February 1947 (4 artists)
November 1945 (10 artists)
May 1948 Helen Humes
March 1946 Catherine Russell
March 1957 (10 artists)
December 1949 (77 artists)
June 1969 (2 artists)
April 1950 (23 artists)
January 1955 (6 artists)
April 1952 Elvis Presley
December 1948 B.B. King
June 1948 (2 artists)
October 1956 (66 artists)
May 1949 Sy Oliver and His Orchestra
May 1949 James Brown
July 1948 Blue Lu Barker with Orchestra

Covers by Ivory Joe Hunter

Title Performer Release date Originally by
March 1958 Phil Regan
December 1958 Bill Anderson
December 1949 Singin' 'Fats' Thomas
1973 Jim Reeves
1973 Jerry Lee Lewis and His Pumping Piano
March 1958 Mr. Ernest Pike with Orchestral Accompaniment
April 1952 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
October 1950 Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy and His Guitar
December 1968 Jack Fulton
September 1949 Tex Ritter and His Texans
May 19, 2009 George Jones & The Jones Boys
March 1958 Mark Andrews [US1], Henry Halstead and His Orchestra
1973 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
1973 Don Williams
1973 George Jones
1998 (unknown)
1973 Bobby Bare
March 1958 Isham Jones and His Orchestra
1973 Merle Haggard and The Strangers
May 19, 2009 Ernest Tubb
March 1958 Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra
March 1958 Ted Daffan's Texans

Songs written by Ivory Joe Hunter

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ain't That Lovin' You Baby Ivory Joe Hunter, Clyde Otis Eddie Riff with Orchestra 1956 Covered by (13 artists)
Bad Luck Blues Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band June 1946 Covered by (3 artists)
Blues at Midnight Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band February 1947 Covered by (4 artists)
Blues at Sunrise Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter with Johnny Moore's 3 Blazers November 1945 Covered by (10 artists)
Don't Fall in Love with Me Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter May 1948 Covered by Helen Humes
Don't Leave Me Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band March 1946 Covered by Catherine Russell
Empty Arms Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter March 1957 Covered by (10 artists)
I Almost Lost My Mind Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter December 1949 Covered by (77 artists)
If I Give You My Love Ivory Joe Hunter, Herb Leventhal Singin' 'Fats' Thomas August 1949 Covered by (3 artists)
I Make Believe Ivory Joe Hunter Clyde McPhatter November 1956 Covered by Adriano Celentano
I Need You So Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter April 1950 Covered by (23 artists)
It May Sound Silly Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter and His Ivorytones January 1955 Covered by (6 artists)
I Will Be True Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter April 1952 Covered by Elvis Presley
Just Another Lonely Night William Stevenson, Ivory Joe Hunter The Temptations [US1] November 1, 1965 Covered by (4 artists)
My Wish Came True Ivory Joe Hunter Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires June 23, 1959 Covered by (9 artists)
No Money, No Luck Blues Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter December 1948 Covered by B.B. King
Out of Sight, Out of Mind Ivory Joe Hunter, Clyde Otis The Five Keys August 1956 Covered by (8 artists)
Pretty Mamma Blues Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band June 1948 Covered by (2 artists)
Since I Met You, Baby Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter October 1956 Covered by (66 artists)
Waiting in Vain Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter May 1949 Covered by James Brown
What Did You Do to Me Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter July 1948 Covered by Blue Lu Barker with Orchestra
Wild One William Stevenson, Ivory Joe Hunter Martha & The Vandellas November 13, 1964 Covered by Choker Campbell and His 16 Piece Band
You Look That Good to Me Ivory Joe Hunter, Clyde Otis Joe Clay 1983 Covered by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
I've Always Been Country Ivory Joe Hunter 1973 Paramount [US2]
Ivory Joe Sings the Old and the New Ivory Joe Hunter March 1958 Atlantic
This Is My Country Ivory Joe Hunter May 19, 2009 Locobop

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
All States Boogie Ivory Joe Hunter September 1949 King
A Tear Fell Ivory Joe Hunter and His Ivorytones January 1956 Atlantic
Blues at Midnight Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band February 1947 Pacific [US]
Blues at Sunrise Ivory Joe Hunter with Johnny Moore's 3 Blazers November 1945 Exclusive
Boogin' in the Basement Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band March 1946 Pacific [US]
City Lights Ivory Joe Hunter - Orch. & Chorus conducted by Milton Rogers December 1958 Dot Records
Don't Fall in Love with Me Ivory Joe Hunter May 1948 King
Empty Arms Ivory Joe Hunter March 1957 Atlantic
I Almost Lost My Mind Ivory Joe Hunter December 1949 MGM
I Built a Wall Around Me Ivory Joe Hunter June 1969 Sound Stage 7
I Like It Ivory Joe Hunter December 1948 King
I'm Sorry for You, My Friend Ivory Joe Hunter April 1952 MGM
I Need You So Ivory Joe Hunter April 1950 MGM
It May Sound Silly Ivory Joe Hunter and His Ivorytones January 1955 Atlantic
It's a Sin Ivory Joe Hunter October 1950 MGM
Ivory Tower Ivory Joe Hunter December 1968 Sound Stage 7
Pretty Mamma Blues Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band June 1948 Pacific [US]
Since I Met You Baby Ivory Joe Hunter October 1956 Atlantic
Tavern Swing Ivory Joe Hunter and His Band June 1946 Pacific [US]
That's the Gal for Me Ivory Joe Hunter May 1949 King
What Did You Do to Me Ivory Joe Hunter July 1948 King

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Too Late, Too Late Vol. 10 various artists 1998 Document Records