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Jimmy Wakely

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Aliases
Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders
Jimmy Wakely with Cowboy Band
Jimmy Wakely with String Orchestra
Jimmy Wakely with String Orchestra and Vocal Quartet
Personal name
James Clarence Wakeley
Born
February 16, 1914
Died
September 23, 1982
Country
United States
IPI
00032392207 7 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Country and western singer and songwriter. Wakely also appeared in several B-Westerns.
Family
Linda Lee [US1] Daughter
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Covers by Jimmy Wakely

Title Performer Release date Originally by
listen on Internet Archive   August 1952 Roy Rogers (King of the Cowboys) with Orchestra REC,REL, Bob Hope & Roy Rogers BRD
February 1970 Charley Pride
January 14, 1957 Ray Noble and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Larry Stewart
  1958 Freddy Martin and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Elmer Feldkamp REC, Fuzzy Knight with Henry Fonda (whistling) BRD
February 1970 Elvis Presley
December 5, 1955 Sheb Wooley
listen on Internet Archive February 1951 Don Hall Trio – Dick Robertson
November 1958 (unknown), (unknown), (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive February 1951 Arthur Smith Trio
April 1941 Gene Autry
September 25, 1950 Napua Stevens
  1978 Jack Denny and His Orchestra - Vocal by Sonny Schuyler REC, Bing Crosby BRD
January 14, 1957 Roy Rogers and The Sons of The Pioneers
January 14, 1957 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
February 1970 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
January 14, 1957 Bentley Ball, Don Hall Trio
August 20, 1956 Kenny Brown and Marilyn Kaye and The Arkansas Ramblers
January 24, 1958 Jean Campbell with Orchestra conducted by Philip Green
March 1956 Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Two
listen on Internet Archive 1952 Irving Kaufman
March 17, 1969 Jim Reeves [US]
listen on Internet Archive November 1941 (unknown)
November 1958 Gene Autry and The Cass County Boys
January 24, 1958 Haydn Quartet with Orchestra
January 24, 1958 (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive July 1953 Columbia Tokyo Orchestra
  February 1970 Ken Marvin REC, Curley Williams and The Georgia Peach Pickers REL
March 17, 1969 Jacques Renard & His Orchestra
March 17, 1969 Rusty Gabbard with Instrumental Accompaniment
March 17, 1969 Jimmie Davis
March 17, 1969 Jimmie Davis
October 1949 Floyd Tillman
October 1948 Floyd Tillman
February 1970 Charley Pride
January 24, 1958 Mrs. Wm. Asher - Homer Rodeheaver
November 1958 (unknown), (unknown)
October 1949 (unknown), (unknown)
January 24, 1958 Stuart Hamblen
  January 14, 1957 Eddy Duchin and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Stanley Worth REC, Music of Yesterday and Today Styled the Blue Barron Way - Vocal Refrain by Russ Carlyle Glee Club REL
listen on Internet Archive September 1952 Steve Gibson and The Original Red Caps featuring Damita Jo
November 1958 (unknown), (unknown)
October 1949 (unknown), (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive 1952 Nelstone's Hawaiians
November 1951 Mac and Bob (McFarland and Gardner)
December 20, 1954 Georgie Shaw with Orchestra directed by Jimmy Leyden REL, Wade Ray REC, Joan Weber
January 24, 1958 Macdonough and Stanley
December 20, 1954 Campbell and Burr
March 17, 1969 Carl Belew & His Rock Crushers
March 1970 Geo. Campbell, Elvis Presley
September 1940 Hermanos Castilla
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listen on Internet Archive April 1948 Kokomo Arnold
August 1950 Sergio De Karlo, Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra - Vocal by Tommy Lynn
January 1949 Tex Russell and His Hollywood Cowboys - Vocal Dude Jackson
  December 1950 (unknown), Guy Mitchell - Orch. & Chorus under the direction of Mitch Miller REL, Dinah Shore with Henri René's Orchestra and Chorus REC
November 1958 (unknown), (unknown)
November 1940 (unknown), (unknown)
October 1949 (unknown), (unknown)
listen on Internet Archive August 1947 Jack Guthrie and His Oklahomans
February 1970 Red Foley
October 1949 (unknown)
August 1948 The Frontiersmen - Eddie Dean
listen on Internet Archive September 1952 Arthur Middleton
March 1950 Mervin Shiner
April 1955 Linda Hayes and The Platters
  January 14, 1957 Bascom Lamar Lunsford - Blackwell Lunsford REL, Carl T. Sprague REC
November 1958 Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Acc.
November 1958 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
October 1949 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
November 1940 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
  November 1958 Bing Crosby and Carol Richards REL, Bob Hope & Marilyn Maxwell REC
  November 1950 Bing Crosby and Carol Richards REL, Bob Hope & Marilyn Maxwell REC
September 5, 1949 Floyd Tillman
January 24, 1958 Miss Hinkle and Mr. MacDonough
April 1949 Smilin' Eddie Hill and His Boys
March 17, 1969 Elton Britt
February 1959 Johnny Horton
listen on Internet Archive   December 1947 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians REL, Abe Lyman's California Orchestra REC
November 1958 Edison Male Quartette
January 14, 1957 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Cliff Weston
January 24, 1958 (unknown), Wiseman Sextet, Heavenly Gospel Singers
February 1970 Jimmy Long and Cliff Keiser
October 1949 Tally-Ho!
February 1959 Wynn Stewart with Skeets McDonald and His Orchestra
January 24, 1958 (unknown), John Charles Thomas
January 24, 1958 Mrs. William Asher - Homer Rodeheaver
listen on Internet Archive   August 1952 Bob Hope & Roy Rogers BRD, Roy Rogers (King of the Cowboys) with Orchestra REL
January 14, 1957 Will Osborne and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Will Osborne
July 1942 Elton Britt
January 24, 1958 W.H. Thompson
December 1953 Tommy Duncan
listen on Internet Archive May 1951 Burr and Campbell
August 20, 1956 Irving Kaufman
1950 Billy Murray
September 5, 1949 Bill Carlisle
January 14, 1957 Bing Crosby with Victor Young and His Orchestra
October 20, 1954 Frank Sinatra
July 1953 Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe
listen on Internet Archive May 1951 Miss Morgan & Mr. Stanley, (unknown)
March 17, 1969 (unknown)
  November 1958 Bing Crosby BRD, Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC,REL
March 1946 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
November 1958 Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Joey Nash
November 1951 Hank Penny and His Radio Cowboys

Releases

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
A Bushel and a Peck Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely with Vocal Group and Orchestra September 25, 1950 Capitol Records
After Tomorrow Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders 1941 Decca
Are You Satisfied? Jimmy Wakely with Gloria Wood December 5, 1955 Decca
Beautiful Brown Eyes Jimmy Wakely and The Les Baxter Chorus with Orchestra February 1951 Capitol Records
Be Honest with Me Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders April 1941 Decca
Bouquet of Roses Jimmy Wakely April 1948 Capitol Records
Christmas Candy Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely with Orchestra November 1950 Capitol Records
Cimarron (Roll On) Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders September 1940 Decca
Folsom Prison Blues Jimmy Wakely March 1956 Decca
Gomen-Nasai (Forgive Me) Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely July 1953 Capitol Records
I'll Never Let You Go Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders August 1941 Decca
I'll Never Slip Around Again Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely with Orchestra October 1949 Capitol Records
I Love You So Much It Hurts Jimmy Wakely October 1948 Capitol Records
I Wish I Had a Nickel Jimmy Wakely April 1949 Capitol Records
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders February 1941 Decca
Just Because Jimmy Wakely with String Orchestra 1952 Capitol Records
Keep a Light in Your Window Tonight Jimmy Wakely November 1951 Capitol Records
Let Me Go, Lover! Jimmy Wakely December 20, 1954 Coral
Let's Go to Church (Next Sunday Morning) Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely March 1950 Capitol Records
Mona Lisa Jimmy Wakely August 1950 Capitol Records
Moon over Montana Jimmy Wakely January 1949 Capitol Records
My Heart Cries for You Jimmy Wakely with The Les Baxter Chorus December 1950 Capitol Records
My Heart Knows Margaret and Jimmy Whiting Wakely with Buddy Cole and His Orchestra July 1953 Capitol Records
One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart) Jimmy Wakely August 1948 Capitol Records
Pale Moon Jimmy Wakely with Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle September 1952 Capitol Records
Peter Cottontail Jimmy Wakely March 1950 Capitol Records
Please Have Mercy (On a Fool Like Me) Jimmy Wakely April 1955 Coral
Silent Night, Holy Night Roy Rogers with Jimmy Wakely's Rough Riders November 1940 Decca
Slipping Around Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely with Orchestra September 5, 1949 Capitol Records
Texas Tornado Jimmy Wakely October 7, 1946 Decca
The Keeper of the Key Jimmy Wakely February 1959 Shasta
There's a Cloud in My Valley of Sunshine Bob Hope and Jimmy Wakely with Orchestra conducted by Buddy Cole August 1952 Capitol Records
There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere Jimmy Wakely July 1942 Decca
The Tennessee Churchbells Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely with Orchestra December 1953 Capitol Records
Tonight You Belong to Me Karen Chandler & Jimmy Wakely August 20, 1956 Decca
Too Late Jimmy Wakely and His Rough Riders December 1940 Decca
Truck Driver's Coffee Stop Jimmy Wakely November 1941 Decca
Under the Anheuser Bush Jimmy Wakely 1950 Capitol Records
When I Stop Loving You Jimmy Wakely October 20, 1954 Coral
When You and I Were Young Maggie Blues Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely May 1951 Capitol Records
Where the Moon Plays Peekaboo (Back of the Hills) Jimmy Wakely December 1947 Capitol Records
You Can't Break the Chains of Love Jimmy Wakely and The Sunshine Girls June 6, 1945 Decca

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