Chanteur Country US né le 1er Janvier 1934 à Beaumont (Texas). Benny Barnes a débuté en 1956 comme remplaçant de George Jones. Il enregistra pour Starday (56-57), Mercury (57-58), D (59), Hall-Way (64 ?) et Musicor Records (66). Il passa régulièrement au Louisiana Hayride (KWKH, Shreveport, Louisiane) en 1956. Benny Barnes est décédé le 8 Août 1987.

US Country singer born on January 1, 1934 in Beaumont (Texas). Benny Barnes began in 1956 as substitute from George Jones. He recorded for Starday (56-57), Mercury (57-58), D (59), Hall-Way (64?) and Musicor Records (66). He passed regularly to Louisiana Hayride (KWKH, Shreveport, Louisiana) in 1956. Benny Barnes is deceased on August 8, 1987.

Talents : Singer, Guitar

Style musical : Honky-Tonk, Rockabilly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIehqAfV3HI

NO FAULT OF MINE (1956)

YOU GOTTA PAY (1958)

GOLD RECORDS IN THE SNOW (1959)

DIESEL SMOKE (1966)

THAT WAS IN THE DEAL (1966) (with Judy LYNN)

 Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

04/1956 SP STARDAY 45-236 (US) No Fault Of Mine / Once Again
09/1956 SP STARDAY 45-262 (US) Poor Man's Riches / Those Who Know
1956 EP DIXIE 45-503 (US) Yes I Know Why (George Jones) / If You Do Dear (Leon PAYNE) / These Hands (Benny Barnes) / What Am I Worth (George Jones) / So Doggone Lonesome (Leon PAYNE) / Cause I Love You (George Jones)
1956 EP TOPS 296 (US) I've Got A New Heartache (with George JONES) / + George JONES
01/1957 SP MERCURY 71048x45 (US) Poor Man's Riches / Those Who Know
02/1957 SP MERCURY 71057x45 (US) Poor Ole Me / Penalty
05/1957 SP MERCURY 71119x45 (US) Nickel's Worth Of Dream / Mine All Mine
09/1957 SP MERCURY 71188x45 (US) King For A Day / Your Old Standby
03/1958 SP MERCURY 71284x45 (US) Benny BARNES with The ECHOES - Moon Over My Shoulder / Lonely Street
09/1958 SP STARDAY 45-401 (US) Benny BARNES with The ECHOES - You Gotta Pay / Heads You Win
04/1959 SP D 1052 (US) Gold Records In The Snow / Happy Little Blue Bird
11/1959 SP MERCURY 71552x45 (US) Fastest Gun In Town / Beggar To A King
1960 SP MERCURY 71600x45 (US) That A Boy Willie / Token Of Love
1960 SP MERCURY 71637x45 (US) Message In The Wind / Pretty Little Girl
1960 SP MERCURY 71717x45 (US) You're Still On My Mind / I'll Think I'll Take A Walk
1961 SP MERCURY 71806x45 (US) Yearning / Go On, Go On
1961 SP MERCURY 71896x45 (US) I Changed My Mind / World's Worst Letter
1962 SP HALL-WAY 1909 (US) Ben E. BARNES - Gee, I Feel Sorry For Me / How Blue Can You Get
1964 SP HALL-WAY 1203 (US) A Bar With No Beer / Headed For Heartbreak
1964 SP HALL-WAY 1207 (US) It's Good To Be Home / For A Minute There
1965 SP MUSICOR 1100 (US) Let Me Live As Long As I Can / Tea Leaves Don't Lie
1965 SP MUSICOR 1127 (US) Have We Really Tried / Heartaches Comin'
1965 SP HALL-WAY 1203 (US) Headed For Heartbreak / A Bar With No Beer
1965 SP HALL-WAY 1207 (US) It's Good To Be Home / For A Minute There
1966 SP MUSICOR 1169 (US) Diesel Smoke / That's How I Need You
1966 SP MUSICOR 1183 (US) That Was In The Deal (with Judy LYNN) / Transistor Tape Recorder
1966 SP MUSICOR 1194 (US) Stand By Your Window / You're Not There
1966 SP MUSICOR 1223 (US) Third Time Down / What's The Matter With Me
1967 SP KAPP 859 (US) Bar With No Beer / Headed For Heartbreak
1967 SP MUSICOR 1247 (US) I'm Her Lover / Same Old Boat
1967 SP MUSICOR 1277 (US) Let One Call Do It All / Rosanna Martin
01/1968 SP MUSICOR 1290 (US) Benny BARNES & Judy LYNN - Cheating Traces / Mr. And Mrs. Minus The Kisses
1968 SP KAPP 912 (US) Sweet Suzannah  / It's My Mind That's Broken
1968 SP KAPP 930 (US) Destiny's Child / I'd Be Lost Without You
1972 SP MEGA 0071 (US) I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Off My Mind / Woman, Leave My Mind Alone
1972 SP GUYDEN 6003 (US) Take Me Back To The Country / I'm So Afraid Of Losing You
1973 SP STARDAY 978 (US) Chillie Smith / Poor Man's Riches
1976 SP PLAYBOY 6084 (US) Can't Keep My Hands Off You / Little Brown Paper Bag Blues
1977 SP PLAYBOY 5808 (US) I'll Drink To That / I've Got Some Getting' Over You To Do
1986 SP CRAZY CAJUN CC-45-2089 (US) Foolin' Myself / You're Telling Me Lies

Live Recordings

19?? Live Recording Let's Rock And Roll
19?? Live Recording My Babe
19?? Live Recording No Fault Of Mine [live vers.]

Albums

1957 LP 12" MERCURY MG 20282 (US)

Hillbilly Hit Parade - Vol. 1 - Singing The Blues (George JONES) / Uh Uh No (George JONES) / Just One More (George JONES) / Don't Stop The Music (George JONES) / Gonna Come Get You (George JONES) / I've Got A New Heartache (George JONES & Benny Barnes) / Yearning (George JONES & Jeanette Hicks) / Poor Old Me (Benny Barnes) / There You Go (Benny Barnes) / Train Of Love (Benny Barnes) / Am I Losing You (Benny Barnes) / Poor Man's Riches (Benny Barnes) / I'm Tired (James O' Gwynn) / Young Love (Leon Payne) / Same Two Lips (Earl Aycock) / I'm Comin' Home (Earl Aycock)

1982 LP 12" BRYLEN BN 4496 (US) HEADED FOR A HEARTBREAK - Headed For A Heartbreak / Bar With No Beer / I Wanna See A Honky Tonk Angel Fly / If You Could See Me Now / I've Waited Too Long To Go / An Old Memory (Got In My Eye) / Go On, Go On / I Think I'll Take A Walk And Dissappear / For A Minute There / How Blue Can You Get
1980 ? LP 12" COUNTRY CLASS CCL 1142 (US) THE ROCKIN' HONKY TONK MAN - Benny BARNES with The ECHOES - Pretty Little Girl / That A Boy Willie / Your Old Stand By / Go On Go On / I Changed My Mind / Moon Over My Shoulder / Lonely Street / Heads Yo / You Gotta Pay
1996 CD STAR-CLUB 506007 (SW) THE ROCKIN' HONKY TONK MAN - Go On, Go On / Pretty Little Girl / That-A-Boy Willie / Moon Over My Shoulder / You Gotta Pay / Lonely Street / Mine, All Mine / Poor Old Me / Happy Little Blue Bird / I Changed My Mind / It's Good To Be Home / Gee, I Feel Sorry For Me / Penalty / Heads You Win (Tails I Lose) / Message In The Wind / I Think I'll Take A Walk / King For A Day / Yearning / How Blue Can You Get / Gold Records In The Snow / You're Still On My Mind / Fastest Gun Alive / Your Old Standby / Beggar To A King / Nickel's Worth Of Dreams / No Fault Of Mine / Poor Man's Riches / I Walk The Line / Train Of Love / There You Go
11/2007 CD BEAR FAMILY BCD 16517 (GER) POOR MAN'S RICHES - THE COMPLETE 1950'S RECORDINGS - You Gotta Pay / Poor Man's Riches / King For A Day / No Fault Of Mine / Train Of Love / Your Old Standby / My Babe / Last Message / A Nickel's Worth Of Dreams / I Walk The Line / Tangled Mind / No Fault Of Mine / Penalty / Heads You Win (Tails I Lose) / Mine, All Mine / Conscience I'm Guilty / Happy Little Bluebird / Beggar To A King / I Got It Made / Once Again / Those Who Know / Poor Old Me / My Arms Are A House / Lonely Street / Moon Over My Shoulder / There You Go / Fastest Gun Alive / Gold Records In The Snow / Give My Love To Rose / Stolen Moments / These Hands / Take The World (But Give Me Jesus) / Talking To The Lord

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