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Date - Location - Musicians - Title - Author - Time - Matrix number
 

 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

January 16, 1962 - UNITED RECORDING CORPORATION
6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 38, California

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Unknown : elec. lead guitar (on L)
Unknown : bass guitar
Unknown : drums
Unknown : piano (on PN)
Unknown : string orchestra
Unknown : harp (on HA)
Unknown : male & female chorus (on C)
Unknown : male chorus (on MC)

Unknown : female chorus (on FC)

THE POOREST BOY IN TOWN (PN, FC) (Pockriss-Tobias) - Take 8 - 2:07

Liberty 55448
Liberty LST 7179
Liberty LST 7255
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/1
THE WAY I AM (L,PN,FC) (Cliff Crofford) - 1:55 - LB 1362-23
Liberty 55416
Liberty LST 7206
Liberty LST 7255
Liberty LST 7389
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/2
STANDING ON THE OUTSIDE OF HER DOOR (L,FC,PN) (Dorsey Burnette-Joe Osborn) -
Take 7 - 2:12
 
EMI CDP 7 92924
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/4
LET ME BE WITH YOU (PN,C) ( ) - Take 6 - 1:49
 
EMI CDP 7 92924
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/5
LONESOME WATERS (L,MC)(Willett-Cappine-Procida) - 1:50 - LB 1467
Liberty 55489
Liberty LST 7255
EMI CDP 7 92924
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/10
ROSES ARE RED (L,HA,C) (Evans-Byron) - 2:21
 
Liberty LST 7190
Liberty LST 7255

Bear Family BCD 16438-5/12
WHEN TODAY IS A LONG TIME AGO (L,FC) (Carl Perkins) - 2:21
 
Liberty LST 7190
Liberty LST 7255

Bear Family BCD 16438-5/13

THE BURNETTE BROTHERS*

Saturday February 3, 1962 - Los Angeles, California

Johnny Burnette : acoustic guitar, background vocal (on B)
Dorsey Burnette : acoustic guitar, background vocal (on B)
Al Vescovo : multikord pedal steel guitar
Joe Osborn : bass
Unknown : elec. lead guitar (on L)
Unknown : handclapping (on H)

*Under the name of THE SHAMROCKS

GREEN HILLS (Instrumental) (B,H) (J & D Burnette-Joe Osborn) - 2:14 - LB 1418

Liberty 55460
Rockstar RSR CD 006
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/6
LONELY ISLAND (Instrumental) (L) (J & D Burnette-Joe Osborn) - 2:11 - LB 1419
Liberty 55460
Rockstar RSR CD 006
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/7
ISLAND GIRL (Instrumental) (L) ( ) - 2:08
 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/8
 

Joe Osborn today (see : VintageGuitar.com)
 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

March 26 , 1962- UNITED RECORDING CORPORATION
6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 38, California

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Tommy Allsup : elec. lead guitar (on L)
Nick C. Bonney : acoustic guitar (on A)
George Sylvester "Red" Callender: bass guitar
Gene Garf : piano (on PN)
Earl Cyril Palmer : drums
Unknown: female chorus
String orchestra : Kathryn Julye : harp, Alexander Neiman, Harry A. Hyams : viola, Israel Baker, Robert "Bob" Barene, John Peter DeVoogt, Elliott Fisher, William Kurash, Leonard Malarsky, Ralph Schaefer, Sidney Sharp : violin, John Audino, Anthony Terran : trumpet

DAMN THE DEFIANT (A) (Johnny & Dorsey Burnette) - 2:33 - LB 1466-7

Liberty 55489
Liberty LST 7389
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/9
CHOO CHOO TRAIN (L,PN) (Johnny Burnette) - Take 8 - 1:49
 
Liberty LST 7190
Liberty 7255
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/11
THE FOOL OF THE YEAR (Gates-Burnette-Osborn) - 1:51
Liberty 55448
Liberty LST 7179
Liberty LST 7255
Liberty LST 7389
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/3
 

DORSEY BURNETTE

Spring 1962, prob. Los Angeles

Dorsey Burnette : vocal
Unknown : electric lead guitar
Unknown : bass guitar
Unknown : drums
Unknown : percussion (P)
Unknown : male & female chorus (C)
Unknown : female chorus (FC)
Unknown : second vocal (SV)
Unknown : string orchestra (SO)

THE BOYS KEPT HANGIN' AROUND (C) (Eddie Miller) - 2:29 - Matrix 1211

Reprise 20093
CASTLE IN THE SKY (P,FC,SO,SV) (Berry-Covay ) - 2:56 - Matrix 1212
Reprise 20093
 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

April 21 , 1962- A.B.C. Television, London (U.K.)
"Thank Your Lucky Stars" Show

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Al Vescovo : electric guitar
backing by THE FLEE-REKKERS

One unknown song - Mimed

 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

April 22 , 1962- B.B.C. Light Programme, London (U.K.)
"Easy Beat" Show

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Al Vescovo : electric guitar
backing by THE FLEE-REKKERS

One unknown song - Unissued & lost

 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

April 28 , 1962- B.B.C. Television, London (U.K.)
"Juke Box Jury" Show

Johnny Burnette : vocal

One unknown song - (Poss. Clown Shoes) Mimed

 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

April 28 , 1962- B.B.C. Light Programme, London (U.K.)
"Saturday Club"

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Al Vescovo : electric guitar
backing by THE FLEE-REKKERS

Prob. between 3 and 5 unknown songs, poss. even 6 or 7 - Unissued & lost

 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

June 25 , 1962- Western Recorders
6000 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, California

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Tommy Allsup : elec. lead guitar
George Sylvester "Red" Callender: bass guitar
Robert Florencef : piano
Sharky Hall : drums
Unknown : male & female chorus (on C)
Unknown: female chorus (on FC)
String orchestra : Alexander Neiman : viola, John Peter DeVoogt, Elliott Fisher, Leonard Malarsky, Sidney Sharp, Marshall Sosson, Darrell Terwillinger : violin

THE GIANT (C) (Nelson-Taylor-Crutchfield) Take 12 - 2:52

Chancellor 1116
Liberty LST 7389
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/14
I JUST CALLED UP TO SAY GOODBYE (FC) (David Gates) - Take 6 - 2:26
 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/15
 I WANNA THANK YOUR FOLKS (FC) (Barry Mann) - Take 7 - 2:21
Chancellor 1116
Liberty LST 7190
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/16
I'LL NEVER GET OVER YOU (FC) ( ) - Take 6 - 1:50
 
Bear Family BCD 16438 5/17
 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

August 29 , 1962- Western Recorders
6000 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, California

Johnny Burnette : vocal
Unknown : elec. lead guitar
Unknown : acoustic guitar (on A)
Unknown : bass guitar
Unknown : tenor saxophone (on S)
Unknown : drums

I'M LOSING MY MIND (A) ( ) - Take 16 - 2:45

 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/18
THE OLD MAN IN THE COUNTRY (S) ( ) - Take 27 - 2:08
 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/19
 
JOHNNY BURNETTE

September 27 , 1962- RCA Victor Studio
800, 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee

Johnny Burnette : vocal (double track vocal on Remember Me)
prob. Grady Martin : elec. lead guitar (on L)
Unknown : elec. rhythm guitar (on R)
Unknown : acoustic guitar (on A)
Unknown : bass guitar
Unknown : drums
Unknown : piano (on PN)
Unknown : percussion (on P)
Unknown : saxophones (on SS)
Unknown : saxophone (on S)
Unknown : trumpets (on TS)
Unknown : trumpet (on T)
Unknown : string orchestra (on SO)
Unknown : male & female chorus (on C)
Unknown : male chorus (on NC)
Unknown : female chorus (on FC)

TIME IS NOT ENOUGH (SO,PN,R,FC) (Alex Zanetis) - 1:57

Chancellor 1129
Liberty LST 7190
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/20
REMEMBER ME (I'M THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU) (FC,SO,SS,TS,L) (S. Hamblen) - 2:10
Chancellor 1129
Liberty LST 7389
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/21
AFTER THE BOY GETS THE GIRL (FC, L) (Wayne Walker) - Take 4 - 2:03
 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/22
NOBODY COULD (L,R,PN,T,FC) ( ) - Take 6 - 2:04
 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/24
NOBODY COULD (S,A,FC,L) ( ) - Take 11 - 1:48
 
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/23
PARTY GIRL (L,T,R,P,MC) (Wayne Walker-Mel Tillis) - 2:35
Chancellor 1123
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/25
TAG ALONG (C,PN,A) (Ferguson) - 2:21
Chancellor 1123
Bear Family BCD 16438-5/26
 

DORSEY BURNETTE

Early october 1962, Los Angeles, California

Dorsey Burnette : vocal
Unknown : electric lead guitar
Unknown : acoustic guitar
Unknown : bass guitar
Unknown : drums (D)
Unknown : percussion (P)
Unknown : female chorus

 
I'M WAITING FOR YA' BABY (D) (D.Burnette-J.Osborn) - 2:24 - Matrix 1504
Reprise 20121
Sky 1990
DARLING JANE (P) (John D. Loudermilk) - 3:55 - Matrix 1506
Reprise 20121
 
 

 
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