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Dorinda & Hite Morgan Discography

Dorinda Morgan was a prolific songwriter. While this discography is a good beginning, it is likely not comprehensive. For example, it seems certain she composed more songs during the 1930s.

The discography is drawn from documents with Broadcast Music, Incorporated (BMI), the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), the Copyright Office at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., interviews with Bruce Morgan, and my personal collection. Images, where available, accompany the records below and will be added as available. Check back.

[Last updated October 1, 2016 – details at bottom]

Please contact me with any additions, corrections, or images.

September 9, 1931 “Cabaret Lady”
written by Dorinda Morgan
copyrighted by H. Bowman Morgan
September 30, 1941 “V Is for Victory”
written by Dorinda Morgan
copyrighted by Hite Bowman Morgan (Brookhaven, Georgia)
December 31, 1941 “Anthem of the Allies”
music by Dorinda Morgan
words by Hite Bowman Morgan
copyrighted by Hite Bowman Morgan (Brookhaven, Georgia)
July 1945 “All Clear in My Heart”
written by Hite Bowman, Robert T. Chestnutt, and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 1, 1945 “Round and Round the Merry Go Round”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 1, 1945 “Soviet Stars”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 1, 1945 “Syncopated Symphony”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 1, 1945 “Time Heals Everything”
written by Spade Cooley and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 1, 1945 “Turn Your Head, Sweetheart (I Can Still See Your Face)”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 1, 1945 “Pappy’s Little Old Black Joe”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
1945 “Pappy’s Little Old Black Joe”
The Vagabonds
A side written by Hite Bowman and Dorinda Morgan
A side published with Guild Music
A one-sided demo cut directly into aluminum exists
July 27, 1946 “Get Away from the Fish Wagon, Gertrude (The Man Ain’t Honking At You)” b/w “Without You for an Inspiration Dear”
Freddie Schicknelfitz Fisher, the Original Colonel of the Corn, and His Band
Maestro Records 706 (78 rpm)
Enterprise Records 267 (78 rpm)
B side sung by Doye O’Dell
Hite and Dorinda had some involvement with this record
late 1940s? “I Wonder If Pappy Had a System”
b/w “Without You for an Inspiration Dear”
Artist ?
Maestro Records
1948 ? “Ain’t That Fine” b/w “Don’t Put All Your Dreams in One Basket”
The Maxim Trio
Vocal by Ray Charles
Down Beat 216
A side written by Betty Hall Jones
published with Guild Music
July 17, 1948 “One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)” b/w “Wake Me in the Morning by the Swannee [sic] River”
The Frontiersmen, vocal by Eddie Dean
Crystal Records 132
A side also recorded by Jimmy Wakely and Jerry Lee Lewis
Hite and Dorinda had some involvement in this record
October 1948 “Toyland Polka”
b/w “Turn Your Head, Sweetheart (I Can Still See Your Face)”
A side by the Frontiersmen
B side by the Three Shif’les’ Skonks of the Frontiersmen
Crystal Records 182
A side written by Fitzsimmons-Henry Schelb
B side written by Morgan-Schelb-Bowman
published with Guild Music
Billboard entry on November 13, 1948
Henry Schelb owned Crystal Records and a local pressing plant.  He and his wife, Virgia, and their daughter, Virgine, were friends of the Morgans.
April 25, 1949 “A Flag Is Born”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Hite Bowman (Morgan)
copyrighted to Guild Music
May 1949 “Half Past Nine”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
September 29, 1949 “Jelly Beans Daddy”
written by Jimmy Bryant and Dorinda Morgan
recorded by Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West
published with Guild Music
October 1, 1949 “Saturday Night Fish Fry (Part 1)” b/w “Saturday Night Fish Fry (Part 2)”
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
Decca 24725
written by Louis Jordan and Ellis Walsh
no publisher listed
#1 R&B in Billboard for 12 weeks
October 1949 “Girl in Blue Cellophane”
written by Jack Carrington, Betty Hall, and Jack S. Jones
published with Guild Music
October 1949 “Don’t Know From Nothin’”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Betty Hall Jones
published with Guild Music
May 31, 1950 “Heed My Warning” registered with BMI
1950 “Baby’s Gonna Go Bye Bye” b/w “Heed My Warning”
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
Decca 24981
Label credits H. Bowman and L. Jordan.  This is basically Bruce Morgan’s “Proverb Boogie” with a title change.
Both sides feature Bill Doggett on piano.
July 29, 1950 “Buddy, Stay Off of That Wine” b/w “Racoon River”
Bruce Culver
King 882 (78 rpm)
A side written by Bruce Culver, Calvin W. Hall, Jack Rogers
B side written by Jack Carrington and Henry Schelb
Both sides published with Guild Music
August 17, 1951 “These Things Are Mine”
written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
August 17, 1951 “Sharecropper”
written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 14, 1951 “I’m a Lady”
written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 14, 1951 “Just For a Little While”
written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 14, 1951 “Magdelena”
written by Frank Alton and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 28, 1951 “Saddle Up the Horses”
written by John C. Caper, Sr. and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 28, 1951 “You Took the Rain from the Rainbow”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 6, 1951 “September in the Rain” b/w “Tabor Inn”
The Red Callender Sextette, Vocal by Bob Williams
Recorded in Hollywood 166
B side is a title variation of “Tabarin”
The October 27, 1951 Billboard called “Tabor Inn” a “slow ballad is a dull affair, as Williams’ chanting lacks presence and clarity, tho he has a good sound.”
October 3, 1951 “Bewitched”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Hite Bowman (Morgan)
published with Guild Music
October 9, 1951 “Finders Keepers”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 9, 1951 “I Never Sent You Roses”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 17, 1951 “I’m Fresh Cut”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 17, 1951 “Old Time Revival”
written by Bill Anson and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 26, 1951 “Daydreaming”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 26, 1951 “Dreams For Sale”
written by Betty Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 26, 1951 “Give a Broken Heart a Break”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
October 26, 1951 “Jelly Beans”
written by Jimmy Bryant and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music;
October 26, 1951 “What Of the Things You Don’t Mention”
written by Betty Hall Jones and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 1951 “Mission Bells”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 1951 “W-I-N-E” b/w “Tabarin”
The Four Flames
Fidelity F3001 (78 rpm)
B side written by Murry Wilson and William York
Label credits publishing to Timely Tunes, BMI
Registered with BMI on October 14, 1955
BMI lists Fort Knox Music and Trio Music Co (now BUG)
Fidelity was a subsidiary of Specialty Records
“Tabarin” was in the style of “Crying in the Chapel” by the Orioles
Reviewed in the December 15, 1951, Billboard
November 1951 “September in the Rain” b/w “Tabor Inn”
The Red Callender Sextette, Vocal by Bob Williams
Federal 12049
B side is a title variation of “Tabarin”
November 20, 1951 “Firstest With the Mostest”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 20, 1951 “The Lady from Juarez”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 27, 1951 “I’m An Amigo from Oswego”
written by Cordell Jones and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 27, 1951 “Real Fine Baby, Real Fine”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “Broken Down Arms Hotel”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “For Old Times Sake”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “Huntin’ Fer a Man”
written by Cordell Jones and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “Memory Waltz”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “Pink Parasol”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “Rag Time Rufus”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “That’s Where I Came In”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
November 30, 1951 “Your Smile is a Frown”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Marge Nichols
published with Guild Music
December 3, 1951 “Come Back to the Casbar”
written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 3, 1951 “Daddy’s Girl”
written by Bill Anson, Hite Bowman (Morgan), and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 3, 1951 “I Saw What She Did Today”
written by Betty Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 11, 1951 “It’s an Old Spanish Custom”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
December 11, 1951 “Nell’s Nickelodeon Novelty”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
December 26, 1951 “To Be or Not To Be”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 28, 1951 “Ricky Tick”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan), Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
1951 “Christ Over Korea”
written by Dorinda Morgan
1951 “Fire in My Heart”  b/w “Rangoon”
Bob Ballard
Coast Records 836 (45 rpm and 78 rpm)
A side written by Bruce Morgan and Jack Carrington
B side written by Gerry Manners and Dorinda Morgan
1951 “Never Trust a Woman” b/w “Sharecropper”
Bob Ballard
Coast Records 837 (78 rpm)
A side written by Bruce Morgan
B side written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
January 1952 “Tabarin” b/w “Cryin’ for My Baby”
The Hollywood Four Flames
Unique 005 (or Unique 009?)
Unique was owned by alto sax player Sherman Williams who had some kind of deal with Art Rupe’s Specialty Records and its subsidiary Fidelity Records
January 25, 1952 “Be Kind to the Stranger”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Hal Morgan
published with Guild Music
January 25, 1952 “Eight to the Barcarolle”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
March 21, 1952 “Yo Yo”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
May 8, 1952 “Heavenly Cannonball”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
May 8, 1952 “My Gal”
written by O.W. Harris and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
May 1952 “Because I Kissed You Last Night”
written by Fred Clark and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
May 16, 1952 “Lay That Apple Down Eve”
written by Jack Carrington and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
May 16, 1952 “Penny Wise and Penny Foolish”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Jack Rogers
published with Guild Music
May 23, 1952 “Blacksmith Bolero”
written by Jack Holmes and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
1952 “A Fool in Love” b/w “Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide”
written by Bull Moose Jackson and His Buffalo Bearcats
King 4352 78 rpm
A side written by Glover-Bowman-Morgan, published with Guild Music, and recorded in New York City September 14, 1949
BMI lists B side written by B. Morgan and Betty Hall Jones; label credits Henry B. Glover.
June 14, 1952 “Johnny” b/w “Whistle My Love”
Gisele MacKenzie
Capitol F 2110
A side published with Guild Music
Billboard advertisment: “Jack Carrington who wrote “Saturday Night Fish Fry” has surpassed all other efforts with his new tune “Johnny” sung by Gisele MacKenzie on Capitol Records.  Carringtons’s newest tune “Johnny” is controversial, popular, different.  You may love it, you may hate it, but you won’t forget it.  Hite B. Morgan, Personal Manager”
June 20, 1952 “Broken Home, Two Broken Hearts”
written by Hal Moore and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 9, 1952 “Some Day a Door Will Open”
written by Gerry Manners and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 3, 1952 Murry Wilson signed a Standard Songwriter’s Contract with Hite Morgan for “Two Step, Side Step” and was paid $50 in advance royalty by a check signed by Dorinda Morgan.  The song is published with Guild Music.  Murry most likely also signed a Standard Songwriter’s Contract with Morgan for “I’ll Hide My Tears.”
December 26, 1952 “You Better Not Let Me Catch You”
written by Elizabeth A. Hall and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
January 2, 1953 “Hollow Heart”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Jack Rogers
published with Guild Music
January 2, 1953 “Love Me Now, Now, Now”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
January 2, 1953 “Home Is Where the Heart Is”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
January 2, 1953 “Our Waltz”
written by Hal Moore and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
Early 1953 “Two Step, Side Step” b/w ?
The Bachelors
Palace Records
The Bachelors were Ralph Wolf, George Russell, and Jimmie Haskell
1953 ? “I’ll Hide My Tears” b/w ?
The Bachelors
Palace Records (or Aladdin Records?)
May 1953 “Painting with Teardrops (of Blue)” b/w “Two Step, Side Step”
Johnny Hall
Recorded in Hollywood 416
A side: Vocal, Johnny Hall and his Star Rangers, 416 A
B side: Vocal, J. Hall & Trio, 416 AA
Both sides written by Murry Wilson
B side published with Guild Music
May 22, 1953 “Anything for You (But Work)”
written by Cordell Hall and Dorinda Morgan
September 19, 1953 “Two Step, Side Step” b/w “Sold Out Doc”
Johnnie Lee Wills and His Boys
Victor 20-5449 (45 rpm), Victor 47-5449 (78 rpm); Billboard review: “Two Step, Side Step” – Bouncy novelty is a real toe tapper. Wills and the group on the vocal.  A good dance number that should keep the jukes humming in the southwest.; “Sold Out Doc” – Another good rhythm novelty with clever lyrics that feature some hot fiddlin’ along with a great hokey vocal.  Two good sides that make a real good juke box combo.

November 20, 1953 “He Is the Lord”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
November 20, 1953 “Who Is the Stranger”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 12, 1953 “You All Come”
b/w “Come Back to Your Loved Ones (My Prodigal Son)”
Jimmie Osborne
King 1295
B side credited to Bruce Morgan
B side published with Guild (ASCAP)
January 9, 1954 Billboard reported ten-year old Holly Nutter will record “The Man Upstairs” for Jubilee Records and will donate part of the proceeds from the sale of each record to the March of Dimes.  The publisher Republic Music will donate five cents from each copy of sheet music sold.  Nutter is a polio victim herself.  Her grandfather, Carl Nutter, is one of the writers of the tune.
January 30, 1954 “The Man Upstairs” b/w “He Stands by the Window”
Cowboy Copas
King 1306 (78 rpm and 45 rpm)
Billboard listed “He Stands by the Window” as the A side
March 20, 1954 “The Man Upstairs” b/w “If You Love Me (Really Love Me)”
Kay Starr
Capitol F-2769
A side credited to Gerry Manners, Dorinda Morgan, and Hal Stanley, who was Kay Starr’s manager and, along with Jesse Stool, owned Vesta Music Publishing
April 9, 1954 “The Man Upstairs” registered with BMI
April 9, 1954 “The Mustard Seed”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
April 17, 1954 “The Man Upstairs” b/w ?
Holly Nutter
Jubilee Records
May 8, 1954 “My Restless Lover” b/w “The Man Upstairs”
A side, Betty Johnson Three Beaus and a Peep
B side, Tony Russo with Larry Clinton Orchestra
Bell 1042 (78 rpm)
May 1954 “Got A Little Shadow” b/w “I’ll Hide My Tears”
The Jets (a reconfiguration of the Hollywood Flames)
Aladdin 3247
A side sung by tenor David Ford
B side written by Murry Wilson
published with Guild Music

June 26, 1954 The BBC added “The Man Upstairs” by Kay Starr to its list of banned records. A BBC spokesman says they will continue to blacklist records which are likely to “offend large numbers of listeners.”
June 30, 1954 R. W. Blackwood and Bill Lyles of the Blackwood Brothers killed in a plane crash.
July 2, 1954 “It Might Have Been”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 2, 1954 “Open Door”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 2, 1954 “Yes, I Know That He Hears Me”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 3, 1954 “The Man Upstairs” b/w “How About Your Heart”
The Blackwood Brothers (Quartet)
RCA 47-5781
RCA EP 5093 with hardcover picture sleeve
July 9, 1954 “Buenas Noches”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
August 1954 “I’m Persuaded” b/w “Heavenly Cannonball”
RCA Victor 20-5810 (78rpm) and 47-5810 (45 rpm)
B side written by Gerry Manners and Dorinda Morgan
August 7, 1954 “Two Step, Side Step” b/w “Please Don’t Laugh When I Cry”
Bonnie Lou King
King 1373
A side credited as Murray Wilson
published with Guild Music
Released in the UK – Parlophone MSP 6132
August 7, 1954 Billboard review:
“Two Step, Side Step” – A cute bouncey [sic] tune with some of the ingratiating qualities of “Tennessee Waltz.”  Bonnie Lou gives the material a light, listenable reading. Ought to grab juke box loot with little trouble as well as scores of spins.
“Please Don’t Laugh When I Cry” – Bonnie Lou gives a sympathetic rendition of this tearjerker.  The tune is a pretty one and has a backing that ought to enhance its appeal on both the pop and country markets.

September 23, 1954 “Heavenly Cannonball”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Bill Anson
September 27, 1954 “In the Garden” b/w “Have You Talked to the Man Upstairs”
Original Five Blind Boys
Peacock 1735
B side is the Manners-Morgan-Stanley hit published with Vesta Music
November 1954 “I’ll Hang My Heart on a Christmas Tree” b/w “Two Step, Side Step”
Suzi Miller and the Keynotes with Johnny Douglas and His Orchestra
Decca F-10423
A side written by Simmons, Lawrence
B side written by Murry Wilson
December 18, 1954 Dorinda Morgan received a BMI award for “The Main Upstairs” at the third annual award dinner given by the officers and directors of Broadcast Music Incorporated.  The formal event was held December 8, at the Hotel Pierre in New York City.  Dorinda and Hite did not attend.
Summer 1954 “Whisper Waltz” b/w “Heavenly Cannonball”
Unsure of the group’s name, but it consisted of Bee Jee Kunkel, Jean Kunkel (Bee Jee’s Mom), and Louise Acosta
Palace (78 rpm)
B side written by Dorinda Morgan
Recorded by Don Ralke.  Al Schlesinger may have produced and put the group in touch with Vita Records
January 24, 1955 “Stop Me If You’ve Heard This”
written by Dorinda Morgan
January 24, 1955 “Fantasy”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Hite Bowman Morgan
January 24, 1955 “It’s the Same Old Song”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Hite Bowman Morgan
January 24, 1955 “Merci Beaucoup”
written by Hite Bowman Morgan
January 24, 1955 “Listen to Your Heart”
written by Hite Bowman Morgan
January 24, 1955 “Three Letters”
written by Dorinda Morgan
February 21, 1955 “Run For Cover”
words by Dorinda Morgan and music by Bruce Morgan
February 21, 1955 “Cucamonga”
written by Dorinda Morgan
February 21, 1955 “And There You Are”
written by Dorinda Morgan
February 21, 1955 “Do It Yourself”
words by Hite Bowman Morgan and music by John Gray
March 21, 1955 “Lavender”
written by Dorinda Morgan
copyrighted by Hite Bowman Morgan
March 21, 1955 “Happy Landings and Bon Voyage”
written by Dorinda Morgan
April 4, 1955 “Now You Know”
written by Dorinda Morgan
April 4, 1955 “For Granted”
written by Dorinda Morgan
April 4, 1955 “Ship Ahoy”
written by Dorinda Morgan
April 11, 1955 “Confidential” copyrighted
April 19, 1955 “Ragtime Rhapsody”
written by Dorinda Morgan
April 25, 1955 “Bright Lights and Loud Music”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Mike Riley
May 20, 1955 “Rock It, Davy, Rock It”
written by Bruce Morgan
June 25, 1955 “Rock It, Davy, Rock It” b/w “The Big Bear”
Patty Ross
Aardell 0002
A side written by Bruce Morgan;Bob Ross owned a music copying service and the Aardell Record Company, 6130 Selma Avenue, Hollywood 28, Calif.  The Jaguars recorded both sides on June 4 and backed up Ross’s daughter, Patty, on her version of “Rock It, Davy, Rock It,” a parody of the then-popular Davy Crockett song, and “The Big Bear.”  Patty Ross sang on some of Dorinda’s songs.  Both versions of “Rock It, Davy, Rock It” were reviewed in the July 2 Billboard.  When “I Wanted You” started to get local airplay, the Jaguars were invited to appear on Hunter Hancock’s first Rhythm and Bluesville television show.
June 25, 1955 “Rock It, Davy, Rock It” b/w “I Wanted You”
The Jaguars
Aardell 0003
Vocal Group with The John Savage Orchestra
A side written by Bruce Morgan and sung by Val Poliuto

July 12, 1955 “Beloved, Beloved”
written by Dorinda Morgan
July 12, 1955 “Lost, Strayed or Stolen”
written by Dorinda Morgan
July 22, 1955 “The Woman’s Touch”
written by Dorinda Morgan
August 1955 “Tabarin” b/w “I Won’t Be Around”
The Tangiers (a reconfiguration of The Hollywood Flames)
Decca 29603
A side written by Murry Wilson and William York
Label lists the publisher as Golden State Songs, the company from which Don Pierce acquired more than 140 copyrights from John Dolphin.
August 11, 1955 “Fool Moon an’ Empty Hands”
written by Bruce Morgan
August 21, 1955 “Will O the Wisp”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
September 2, 1955 “All Roads Lead to Heaven”
written by Dorinda Morgan
September 2, 1955 “I Walk to Water”
words by Dorinda Morgan
music by Cecil Godkin
September 16, 1955 “Marigold Polka”
words by William John Riley, Jr.
music by Roy Nack
September 16, 1955 “Sheep Boy”
words by Harry A. Hunter and music by Charles Ruddy
published with Guild Music
September 16, 1955 “You’re Gonna Get It”
written by William John Riley, Jr.
published with Guild Music
September 16, 1955 “Bongo Washie Wado”
written by Gene Morris
published with Guild Music
September 16, 1955 “Gene Blows the Blues”
written by Gene Morris
published with Guild Music
1955 “Bongo Washie Wado” b/w “Gene Blows the Blues”
Gene Morris and His King Trotters
Cal-West 108 (C.W. 120 and 121)
both songs published with Guild Music
Fall 1955 “Glad Reunion Day”
b/w “I Wanta Go There”
The Chordsmen Quartet,
with piano accompaniment by Lou Guastella
Cal-West 125
both songs published with Guild Music
Fall 1955? “I Wouldn’t Trade” b/w “Master the Tempest Is Raging”
Chordsmen Quartet
Cal-West 326
A side written by J. D. Sumner
published with Guild Music
Fall 1955 “Valley San Joaquin” b/w “Sheep Boy”
The Rebels
Cal-West 45115 (A-side 838-A; B side 841)
A side written by Bruce Culver
both sides published with Guild Music
November 1955 “Always Forever” b/w “Cool, Cool Christmas”
The Sabers
Cal-West 847
A side written by Dorinda Morgan
B side written by Bruce Morgan
Billy Storm’s first record
November 22, 1955 “Dedicated to You”
written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
January 3, 1956 “You”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
February 3, 1956 “A Short Walk”
words by Bruce Morgan and music by Joe Smith
published with Guild Music
March 5, 1956 “How Could You”
written by Dorinda Morgan
March 21, 1956 “Turn Back the Clock”
written by Dorinda Morgan
March 21, 1956 “Fancy Pants”
written by Dorinda Morgan
March 21, 1956 “Change the Alphabet”
written by Dorinda Morgan
March/April 1956 “Dedicated to You” b/w “Short Walk”
Joe Smith
Cal-West 850
A side written by Morgan-Bowers
Both sides published with Guild Music
Joe Smith soon changed his name to Sonny Knight.  This version is a sparse production with just vocal and guitar.
April 1956 “Dedicated to You” b/w “Short Walk”
Joe Smith
King 4902
Joe Smith soon changed his name to Sonny Knight.
April 13, 1956 “Lost Boundaries”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
April 13, 1956 “Love Will Find a Way”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winters
published with Guild Music
May 18, 1956 “[A] Gob’s Sob Sister”
published with Guild Music
May 18, 1956 “My Grandpa”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
June 29, 1956 “Out of Bounds”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
June 29, 1956 “Second Honeymoon” written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 20, 1956 “Yodeling Waltz”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
July 27, 1956 “You’re Only Young Once”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
August 1956 “Confidential” b/w “Jailbird”
Sonny Knight with Jack Collier Orchestra
Vita 137
A side written by Dorinda Morgan
B side written by Bruce Morgan
Jack Collier was a pseudonym for Ernie Freeman
August 31, 1956 “Too Young Blues”
written by Dorinda Morgan
August 31, 1956 “Jail Bird”
written by Bruce Morgan
September 1956 “Confidential” b/w “Jailbird”
Sonny Knight
Dot 15507

September 22, 1956 “Too Young Blues” b/w “Teen Age Waltz”
Bee Jee & the Living Dolls
Vita 45 V-139
A side written by Dorinda Morgan
B side written by Verne-Morgan-Bowman, BMI now lists only Bruce Morgan
both sides published with Guild Music
late Sept 1956 “Confidential” b/w “Trouble Blues”
Charles Brown
Aladdin 3342
October 25, 1956 “Lonely Room” written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
late Oct 1956 “Confidential” b/w “Let’s Take a Walk”
Bubber Johnson
King 4988
November 2, 1956 “Night Time” written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
November 2, 1956 “Worthless and Lowdown”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
November 24, 1956 “You” b/w “Fool in Love”
Bob Williams
Vita 142
A side published with Prestige Publishing
B side written by Hite Morgan and published with Guild Music
December 15, 1956 “Confidential” b/w “Tiger Lily”
Rusty Draper
Mercury 70989
December 28, 1956 “Every Word of the Song”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
January 1957 “Worthless and Lowdown” b/w “End of a Dream”
Sonny Knight
Dot 15542
both sides written by Dorinda Morgan
and published with Prestige
Publishing
March 23, 1957 “I Love, Love, Love, Love, Love You Baby” b/w “How Can You Tell Him”
Pat O’Day
Golden Crest 101
A side published with Guild Music
1957 Audree and Murry Wilson copyrighted “Chinese Waltz” with Guild Music
June 17, 1957 “Lovesick Blues” b/w “Insha Allah”
Sonny Knight
Dot 15597
B side written by Dorinda Morgan and published with Prestige Music
August 19, 1957 “Dedicated to You” b/w “Short Walk”
Sonny Knight
Starla S-1 (Starla was a subsidiary of Original Sound)
A side written by Morgan-Egnoian
B side written by Morgan-Smith-Egnoian
same vocal track as on Cal-West, but Art Laboe added orchestration and a background chorus, and promoted the song live from Scrivener’s Drive In.
mid-September 1957 “Hey Team” b/w “You’ll Never Know”
Jack Rogers, Bumps Blackwell Band
Keen 3-4001
A side written by Jack Rogers
published with Guild Music
mid-September 1957 “(I Love You) for Sentimental Reasons” b/w “Desire Me”
Sam Cooke
Keen 3-4002
B side written by Bruce Culver
published with Guild Music
September 1957 “Dedicated to You” b/w “My Cabin of Dreams”
The Hilltoppers
Featuring Jimmy Sacca
Dot 15626
A side published with Guild Music
October 1957 “Dedicated to You” b/w “Short Walk”
Sonny Knight
Dot 15635
A side written by Morgan-Egnoian
B side written by Morgan-Smith-Egnoian
October 14, 1957 “Where Is the One For Me?” b/w “Whisper Waltz”
Bee Jee, Don Ralke Orchestra with Chorus
Vita 167
A side written by Leona Wenz
published with Swell Music, BMI
October 1957 “Sunday Kind of Love” b/w “Beg and Steal”
The Highlanders
Rays 36
Marv Goldberg says these are not the Squires, but rather James Manning’s group formed at an Air Force Base in San Diego
Unsure if Hite Morgan was involved
Mid-Feb 1958 “So Wonderful” b/w “Just Talkin’”
Sonny Knight
Starla S-8
A side written by Dorinda Morgan and published with Prestige Music
B side written by Sonny Knight and published with Guild Music
April 21, 1958 “Bag Pipe Stroll” b/w “Full House”
T-Birds
Andex 4011
B side published with Guild Music
The T-Birds were a group of college-aged kids from Fresno.  Andex was a subsidiary of Keen Records.
June 2, 1958 “Square Record” b/w “Moon Over Tennessee”
Bruce Culver and Accompaniment
MMI 1235
Both sides written by Bruce Culver and published with Guild-Clockus Music.  MMI was owned by Jim Hawthorne and had a one-year distribution deal with Dot Records.
June 1958 “Chapel of Love” b/w “Cool School”
Hitmakers
Original Sound 1
A side credited to Morgan-Egnoian
B side written by Bruce Morgan
both sides published with Guild Music
August 1958 “Dreamworld” b/w “5, 7, or 9”
The Calvanes with the Val Anthony Combo
Deck 579
Both sides written by Bruce Morgan and published with Clockus-Guild Music
September 1958 “Horror Pictures” b/w “My Love Song”
The Calvanes
Deck 580
Both sides published with Guild Music
A side inspired by “Western Movies” by the Olympics
“Lavender” and “You’re Only Young Once” were recorded by the Calvanes, but remain unreleased
Fall 1958 “Everyword of the Song” b/w “Listen to Your Heart”
Billy Fortune and the Squires
Dice 478
A side written by Dorinda Morgan
B side written by Bruce Morgan
Fall 1958 “Di Di” b/w “Full House”
The Dell Rays with the Spades
Dice 479
B side by the Spades with the Dell Rays
Both sides published with Guild Music
December 1958 “Teen Age Party” b/w “Cool, Cool Christmas”
Bobbie and Boobie
Dice 480
both sides written by Bruce Morgan and published with Guild Music
December 1958? “Everyword of the Song” b/w “Listen to Your Heart”
Billy Jones and the Squires
Deck 478
A side published with Prestige Publishing
B side just as Billy Jones
B side published with Guild Music

late 1950s? “Teenage Party” b/w “Madness”
Sonny Knight
GoGo 711
A side written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
early February 1959 “An Invitation to a Party” b/w “My Sister’s Beau”
Dimples (Dimples is Billie Jean Kunkel)
Dore 517
reviewed in the March 30, 1959 Billboard
late March 1959 “Chapel of Love” b/w “You”
Bobby Williams
Deck 142
A side credit changed from Dorinda Morgan alone to Bruce Morgan and Art Laboe
B side written by Dorinda Morgan
May 25, 1959 “Never Want for More” b/w “Frankie and Johnny”
Jack Rogers
Keen 2021
A side arranged by Herb Alpert
published with Guild Music
Summer 1959 “The Ballad of Chavez Ravine (The Corrido of Chavez Ravine)” b/w ?
Los Hermanos Villa
Peerless 241
August 1959? “The Way to My Heart” b/w “Angel of Mine”
Billy Storm
Barbary Coast 1001
The Squires provided uncredited background vocals
A side was recorded by Hite in his home studio
late 1950s? “Enchanted Wood” b/w “Teddy Goes to Town”
Teddy Wood
Deck 611
Both sides published with Guild Music
Spring 1960 “I’ve Never Been in Love Before” b/w “Lolita”
Salmas Brothers
Keen 2116
B side written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
November 14, 1960 “Confidential” b/w “I Love You So”
The Fleetwoods
Dolton 30
A side published with Prestige Publishing
B side is the Fleetwoods with the Frantics
“Confidential” b/w “I Love You So”
The Fleetwoods
Dolton 30
A side published with Prestige Publishing
B side is the Fleetwoods with the Frantics
September 15, 1961 “Surfin’”
written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
Standard Songwriter’s Contract with Guild Music
1960 “El Co-Co” b/w/ “Kook-a-Roacha”
Val Valenrico
Deck 903
Both sides written by Stern-Polito
Both sides published with Guild Music
November 27, 1961 “Surfin’” b/w “Luau” Beach Boys
Candix 331
A side written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
B side written by Bruce Morgan
A side published with Drink-Guild Music
B side published with Guild Music
December 1961 “Surfin’” b/w “Luau”
Beach Boys
X Records 301
A side written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
B side written by Bruce Morgan
Both sides published with Drink-Guild Music
January 1962 Surfin’” b/w “Luau”
Beach Boys
Candix 301
A side written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
B side written by Bruce Morgan
Both sides published with Guild Music
January 15, 1962 “Surfin’” b/w “Luau” Beach Boys
Candix 301 with the label notation “Dist. by ERA RECORD SALES Inc”
A side written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
B side written by Bruce Morgan
Both sides published with Guild Music
January 29, 1962 “Surfin’ Safari”
written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
Standard Songwriter’s Contract with Guild Music
published with Guild Music
January 29, 1962 “Surfer Girl” written by Brian Wilson
Standard Songwriter’s Contract with Guild Music
published with Guild Music
January 1962 “Judy” written by Brian Wilson
A Standard Songwriter’s Contract may have been completed with Guild Music
published with Guild Music
January 1962 “Karate” written by Carl Wilson
A Standard Songwriter’s Contract may have been completed with Guild Music
published with Guild Music
April 1962 “Barbie” b/w “What Is a Young Girl Made of?”
Both sides written by Dorinda Morgan, but credited to Bruce Morgan
Both sides published with Guild Music
April 28, 1962 “I Built a Fence Around My Heart” b/w “My Blues Are Gone”
Cowboy Copas
King 5638
A side published with Guild Music
June 4, 1962 “Surfin’ Safari” b/w “409”
A side written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
A side published with Guild Music
July 16, 1962 “Brass Ring”
written by Bruce Morgan; arranged by Mark Hilder
published with Guild Music
August 10, 1962 “Anything for You (but Work)”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
August 10, 1962 “I Built a Fence Around My Heart”
words by Cowboy Copas and music by Jimmy Bryant
published with Guild Music
August 10, 1962 “Can’t You See”
written by Calvin Hall
published with Guild Music
Summer or Fall 1962 “Runky” b/w “Latina”
Charles Wright and the Malibus
Titanic 5003
A side written by Barbara Adkins, Bruce Morgan, and Charles Wright
A side published with Guild Music and Wright-Gerstl Music
Bob Vaught and the Renegades provided uncredited instrumental support
September 15, 1962 “Border Town”
written by Jack Rogers
published with Guild Music
September 17, 1962 “Runky”
written by Barbara Adkins, Bruce Morgan, and Charles Wright
published with Guild Music
December 1962 “Border Town” b/w “The Soul”
The Rhythm Kings Challenge 9178
A side written by Jack Rogers
published with Guild Music
December 31, 1962 “Exotic”
written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 31, 1962 “Stranger”
written by Jack Carrington
published with Guild Music
December 31, 1962 “Shoot De Peestol, John”
written by Jack Carrington
published with Guild Music
December 31, 1962 “Must a Person Pay Forever”
written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
December 31, 1962 “Promise Her Anything”
written by Rosemary Koshmider
published with Guild Music
December 31, 1962 “Love Me or Please Let Me Be”
Words by Jack Carrington and music by Henry Glover
published with Guild Music
1962 “Church Key Twist” b/w “Bo’ Gater”
Bob Vaught and the Renegaids with Barbara Adkins
Bamboo 520
B side by Bob Vaught and the Renegaids
1962 “Love Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues”
written by Dorinda Morgan
1962 “I Heard From the Man Upstairs”
written by Bill Anson and Dorinda Morgan
1962-1963? “Chapel of Love” b/w “Where I Came In”
Don Mikkelsen, Edell and the T-Birds
Deck Records (45-D-425 A)
A side published with Guild Music
1963 “Surfin’ Tragedy” b/w “Exotic”
Bob Vaught and the Renegades
GNP Crescendo 193
B side written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
1963 “Laguna Limbo Luau”
Dave Myers and the Surftones
Album
Label
June 15, 1963 “Phantom Surfer”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
July 1963 “Surfer Girl” b/w “Little Deuce Coupe”
A side written by Brian Wilson
published with Guild Music
August 1, 1963 “Doin’ the Surf”
words by Bruce Morgan and music by Bob Vaught
published with Guild Music
August 17, 1963 “Barbie”
written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 15, 1963 “The Unbeliever”
written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 15, 1963 “Sally’s (It’s You)”
written by Chris Barnet (pseudonym of Chris Schweinhard)
published with Guild Music
October 15, 1963 “Some Day”
written by Chris Barnet (pseudonym of Chris Schweinhard)
published with Guild Music
October 15, 1963 “Have a Heart”
words by Dorinda Morgan and music by Al Anson
published with Prestige Publishing
October 15, 1963 “Laugh Pagliacci”
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
October 15, 1963 “Breakthrough”
written by Adrian Lloyd
published with Guild Music
October 1963 “Surfin’ in Paradise” b/w “Doin’ the Surf”
Bob Vaught and the Wheels
Felsted 8682
B side written by Bruce Morgan and Bob Vaught
B side published with Guild Music
produced by Hite Morgan
October 1963 “Breakthrough” b/w “Cherry Pie”
Adrian and the Sunsets
Sunset Records 602
A side published with Guild Music

 

December 1963 “Phantom Surfer” b/w “Shootin’ Beavers”
The Tornadoes
Aertaun 103
A side written by Dorinda Morgan and Rue Barclay
A side published with Prestige Publishing
December 1963 “Phantom Surfer” b/w “Lightnin’”
The Tornadoes
Aertaun 103
A side written by Dorinda Morgan and Rue Barclay
A side published with Prestige Publishing
1964 “Barbie” b/w “Lollipops”
The Alley Kats
Impact 31
A side written by Gerry Manners and Dorinda Morgan
1964 “Recuerdos de Juventud”
b/w “Teenage Memories”
A side by Jaymenoll,
Accompanist Jaymenoll Troupe
B side by Sid Chacon,
Accompanist Jaymenoll Troupe
Mod Record Co. 331
B side written by Dorinda Morgan
Both sides published with Prestige Publishing
1964 “Chicana Girl” b/w “Viva Chicano”
The Runabouts
Mod Record Co. 901
A side written by George Salmas
Both sides published with Guild Music
1964 “Sacred Love” b/w “Skyjack”
The Runabouts
Mod Record Co. 912
A side written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Prestige Publishing
1964 “Blanket Tossin’ Time” b/w “The Troll Song”
Alleykats
Hall of Fame Record Company HOF-417
A side written by Hite Bowman
B side written by Dorinda Morgan
1964 “Standing At the Edge of the Sea” b/w “Back on the Block”
Sam Anderson & the Telstars
Deck 152
Is this Hite Morgan’s Deck Records?
1960s? “Open the Door Richard” b/w “Genevieve”
Lennie Roberts
Deck 926
B side published with Guild Music and Romero Music
April 1964 “Farmer John” b/w “Duffy’s Blues”
The Premieres
Faro 615 (also released on War 5443)
B side engineered by Bruce Morgan and the first recording at Stereo Masters. Faro was owned by Eddie Davis, who also produced the session.
late 1964 “Close to Me” b/w “Take A Chance”
The Charades
Original Sound OS-47
A side written by Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
1964? “Concert in the Sky” b/w “Corkscrew”
A side by Bobby Williams, Eddie Davis Band
B side by Eddie Davis Band
Deck 2226
A side written by Bruce Morgan
A side published with Guild-Mercedes
B side published with Mercedes-Guild
late 1965 “Walkin’ by the School” b/w “Funny Feelin’”
The Guys
Original Sound 0S-56
B side published with Guild Music
December 1966 “The Girl From Las Vegas” b/w “Lolita”
The Salmas Brothers
Lady Luck LL-002
produced by Hite B. Morgan
published with Prestige Music
March 25, 1967 “Where You Gonna Go” b/w “Teenage Millionaire”
Art Guy
Valiant 762
A side produced by Bruce Morgan
B side written by Dorinda Morgan and Art Guy, and produced by Bruce Morgan
Both sides published with Guild Music
June 1967 “Reality” b/w “You’ve Got Me”
The Prodigal
Mercury 72688
written by Gary Hall
produced by Bruce B. Morgan
published with Guild Music
1967 “I’m Gonna Dance” b/w “On Sunset”
The Decades
Lady Luck LL-001
B side produced by Morgan-Guy
B side published with Guild Music
1967 “Stand Up Today” b/w “Here to Stay”
The Mal-T’s
Lady Luck LL-003
Both sides produced by Bruce Morgan
A side published with Guild Music
August 5, 1981 “Borne on the Wind”
Words and music by Dorinda Morgan and Bruce Morgan
May 12, 1983 “Bless All the Animals”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Bruce Morgan
January 23, 1984 “Marilyn”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
February 14, 1984 “Dennis”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
February 15, 1984 “I Am a Man”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Bruce Morgan
published with Guild Music
April 19, 1990 “Walls”
music by Dorinda Morgan and words by Bruce Morgan
June 13, 1990 “Standing in the Wings of Life”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Bruce Morgan
August 8, 1994 “Santa, Please”
music by Jimmy Hassell and Kin Vassy, and words by Bruce Morgan
2000 or later “The Man Upstairs” b/w “The Man Upstairs”
Wally Storm
Alark Records and Tapes WSM-314
written by Dorinda Morgan
published with Guild Music
October 10, 2008 “Don’t Put All Your Dreams in One Basket”
Randy Crawford and Joe Sample
No Regrets
album
PRA Records
March 24, 2011 The Mountain Text, perhaps a book or short story, written by Dorinda Morgan in 1970

The following songs are published with Guild Music, but little else is known about them:

“The Best Part of Life Is You”
written by Maxine Craven, Dorinda Morgan, and Al Winter

“Christmas Eve on the Prairie”
written by Henery (Hank) Schelb and Dorinda Morgan

“Davy Crockett’s Christmas”

“Don’t Mention Her Name”
written by Bruce Morgan

“Drum Medley”

“Get Out”

“God Did a Wonderful Thing”

“Harvey”
written by Dorinda Morgan

“Hey, Little Echo”
written by Bruce Morgan

“Hi Hat”

“I Reached for the Stars”

“I Will Do”
written by Hite Bowman Morgan

“It Was Fun While It Lasted”
written by Betty Hall and Al Morgan

“It’s the Same Old Boogie”
written by Betty Hall

“Jungle Time”
copyrighted by Bruce Morgan

“Lure of the Jungle”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan)

“Mommie”
written by Bruce Bowman

“Moonlight on the Hudson”

“Mr. No Good”

“My Wiggle Nose Bunny”
copyrighted by Dorinda Morgan

“Nobody Wants Me To Sing”

“Nobody’s Home No More”

“Ooh La La”

“Out of a Dream World”
written by Bruce Morgan

“Patricia-Lorraine”
written by Hite Bowman (Morgan) and Dorinda Morgan

“Promise Her Anything”

“Put Your Trust in the Lord”
written by Dorinda Morgan

“Rendezvous Stomp”

“She Don’t Love Me Anymore”
written by Dorinda Morgan

“Stay on the Sunny Side”
written by Hite Bowman Morgan

“Steppin’ Out”

“Still Waters”
written by Bruce Morgan

“Strictly from Dixie”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winter

“Tiny Tim”
written by Hite B. Morgan and others

“Who Dun It?”
written by Dorinda Morgan and Al Winter

“Wind, Blow Soft”
written by Dorinda Morgan

“Young Girl’s Heart”
written by Bruce Morgan

“Zoom, Zoom, Zoom”
written by Hite Bowman Morgan

August 16, 2015 image additions:  An Invitation to a Party/My Sister’s Beau; Johnny/Whistle My Love; Got a Little Shadow/I’ll Hide My Tears; Two Step Side Step/Sold Out Doc (RCA Victor-2); Tabarin/I Won’t Be Around; Walkin by the Guys/Funny Feeling; The Man Upstairs; Rock It, Davy, Rock It/I Wanted You; Surfin’ Tragedy/Exotic; Two Step Side Step/Please Don’t Laugh When I Cry (King-2); Every Word of the Song/Listen To Your Heart;  Buddy, Stay Off of That Wind/Racoon River; Tabarin/W-I-N-E; I’ll Hang My Heart on a Christmas Tree/Two Step, Side Step

August 19, 2015 image additions: Barbie/Lollipops.

August 22-23, 2015 line and image additions: Turn Your Head/Toyland Polka; One Has My Name/Wake Me; Fire in My Heart; Confidential/Jailbird; So Wonderful/Just Talkin’; I’m Persuaded/Heavenly Cannonball; Phantom Surfer/Shootin’ Beavers; Got a Little Shadow/I’ll Hide My Tears; Standing at the Edge of the Sea/Back on the Block; Open the Door Richard/Genevieve.  With thanks to contributor Chris Woods.

August 31, 2015 image addition: A Fool in Love/Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide

October 1, 2016 image addition: Recuerdos de Juventud b/w Teenage Memories. With thanks to contributor Chris Woods.

2 Comments

  1. Chris says

    Jim– Great job on the discography! This had to take you almost forever to put together, between writing/consolidating/collecting. anyway, here’s some stuff to add:

    Some of this may be superfluous to your purpose, but anyway….
    Rangoon/ Fire In My Heart Coast 836 artist is Bob Ballard; description( at least for the 45 release) seems to indicate 1950-51.
    http://www.rootsvinylguide.com/ebay_items/45-rpm-bob-ballard-coast-836-fire-in-my-heart-bopper

    and I think you’ll find this bio interesting, as Bob Ballard’s actual name was Robert (Bob) Oates:
    http://www.timoatesentertainment.com/bob-oates-bio.htm
    You can access his song list here and hear him perform 3 of the four Coast songs: http://www.timoatesentertainment.com/bob-oates-music.htm

    Get Away from the fish wagon, the B-side is actually titled ” Without You For An Inspiration Dear” and was sung by Doye O’Dell; along with that, the record is from 1946, not 47: July 27, 1946 Billboard) https://books.google.com/books?id=7BkEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PT32&lpg=PT32&dq=Without+You+for+an+Inspiration+Dear+++maestro+records&source=bl&ots=WRfeTqz_dr&sig=GmZvtut3mn8abGqsQnTae0SqYqI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAGoVChMI–f74suYxwIVR1seCh3YFAqq#v=onepage&q=Without%20You%20for%20an%20Inspiration%20Dear%20%20%20maestro%20records&f=false

    Kid Ory also recorded Without You ( wr. Fisher)

    The Eddie Dean record ” One has My Heart” was Crystal 132 . http://www.45worlds.com/78rpm/record/nc671047us actually by The Frontiersmen w/ Eddie Vocal

    Pic here of the Shif’les Skonks record on Crystal 182 : http://www.45worlds.com/78rpm/record/182us ( you have the name spelled incorrectly)

    It appears the story for Louis Jordan( page 41) is a bit off time-wise:

    63. Decca 24981
    (Both A&B recorded April 1949 – released 1950
    Both feature BILL DOGGETT on Piano)
    A: Baby’s Gonna Go Bye Bye [6/4]
    B: Heed My Warning [6/5]
    http://markbarrydiscographies.blogspot.com/2009/07/louis-jordan-usa-discography-on-decca.html

    That’s all I’ve got so far…

    Bgas

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  2. Chris says

    Some more stuff. I’ve got more time for this right now than you….
    some of this is, again, just possibilities. and some are simply links for pics to go with the titles you have listed.

    Santa, Please Co-writer is Jimmy Hassell( not Haskell) Hassell replaced Kin Vassy,when he left Kenny Rogers and The First Edition

    I Presume you’ve been to ALLMUSIC.com: found this list of credits for Bruce there, with the song below, plus many others/ mostly cover versions, but worth checking if you haven’t been. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/bruce-morgan-mn0000529822
    James Walsh Gypsy Band You Make Me Feel Like Livin ( Garven/Morgan/Walsh)
    hear it here: http://www.gypsy-queen.net/gypsy-jwgypsyband.html

    45Cat should be your friend, if it’s not already. Checking Bruce there, I noticed they have a Sonny Knight that you don’t list ( Teenage Party)
    http://www.45cat.com/45_search.php?sm=re&sq=bruce morgan

    If you join( if you haven’t already) you can converse with your fellow collectors, such as the person that owns the Patty Ross on Aardell; guy is in Helsinki and describes himself as ” not a serious collector” so, maybe, you might be able to trade/purchase his copy of the 45…

    Pic for Chicana Girl by the Runabouts: http://collectorsfrenzy.com/details/221240520955/Latin_Psych_Funk_45_RUNABOUTS_Chicana_GirlViva_Chicano_Mod_HEAR_Rare

    This site dates the Runabouts to 1964: http://www.rootsvinylguide.com/ebay_items/hear-killer-60-s-soulful-garage-louie-style-instro-the-runabouts-skyjack-mod-45
    Tho who’s to say they’re the experts….

    Billy Fortune & the Squires Pic: http://www.ebay.com/itm/201376525331

    Here’s the Prodgal 45 on Mercury. both songs written by Gary Hall/produced by Bruce Morgan: http://www.45cat.com/record/72688us

    Art Guy 45 On Valiant ( 1967 ) ( both sides you have listed without the other side) Produced by Hite/Bruce– B side by Dorinda http://www.45cat.com/record/v762

    Here’s both sides of the Alleykats Blanket Tossin 45, tho not great quality: http://www.rootsvinylguide.com/ebay_items/mega-rare-surf-45-the-alleykats-the-alley-kats-blanket-tossin-time Seller was jegb on Ebay( John Bruns) maybe he still has real scans?

    The Decades Lady Luck 001 ( 1967) Both sides produced by Morgan-Guy http://www.45cat.com/record/ll001

    The Mal-Ts Lady Luck 003 ( 1967) Both sides prod Bruce Morgan http://www.45cat.com/record/ll003us

    Rosemary Koshmider MIGHT still be alive:
    http://tucsonmusiciansmuseum.org/koshmider-rosemary/

    Adrian & The Sunsets ( Breakthrough pic) : http://www.45cat.com/record/63603

    King 4352AA Bull Moose Jackson and His Buffalo Bearcats A Fool In Love rec. NYC 9/14/49 wr. Glover-Bowman-Morgan ( same song as “Fool In Love” ? )
    This was released in 1952 on 78, King 4352 it appears to be for sale here: http://www.discogs.com/sell/item/230123496?ev=bp_det

    If you check this listing( a long scroll) I think you’ll find that A Gob’s Sob Sister was co-written by Aria Guild, not published by Guild Music https://archive.org/stream/catalogofcopyrig3105lib/catalogofcopyrig3105lib_djvu.txt

    Not the best pic, but Pat Oday goldencrest 101:
    http://www.ducksoup-jp.com/products/detail.php?product_id=1952 AND:
    http://rootsvinylguide.com/ebay_items/pat-o-day-i-love-love-love-love-love-you-baby-1956-golden-crest-101-nm

    Billboard 10-8-49 has a reference for “Girl in Blue Blue Cellophane” a Jack Carrington original, tho no Guild mention; you can see it here, along with the little info on the group performing( the moon mists) http://www.vocalgroupharmony.com/4ROWNEW/WhenDidYou.htm

    this is the Sinatra TV episode( info from a Sinatra site) the moon mists were on, tho I don’t think any visual evidence exists ( not that it really matters):
    004 1-04 10/28/1950 Ben Blue, The Moon Mists, Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra

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