Chanteur Rockabilly US, Curley Jim Morrison a enregistré chez Metro, Mida et Curley Records.

US Rockabilly singer, "Curley Jim" Morrison was already before 1958 in the music scene Miamis active as a country musician. The triumph of rock 'n' roll but Morrison forced to adapt to the changes, because he had lost much popularity. In March 1958 he played for the small label Metro Records the number-energy rock and roll Itch one. Together with the milder air force blues , but the single was perceived only in the vicinity of Miami. Morrison was in this time of the band The Billey Rocks accompanied.
After Metro due to a dispute with the major label MGM Records was forced to close, Morrison moved to Henry Stone label Mida Records , which also was based in Miami. Together with the Billey Rocks, he played rock and roll Itch andAir Force blues again, this time a total of slightly more reserved. He reduced the pace of Rock and Roll Itch and dispensed by an echo effect, this time built a piano in the songs. Once again, the single is not reached the national charts.Nevertheless, he was allowed to import at Mida 1959 a second single, Sloppy, Sloppy Suzie . This song was an instrumental, each of which was sung a verse, of Morrison, at the beginning and at the end started or ended.
Beginning of the 1960s faded, the success of rock and roll and rockabilly, so Morrison turned back to country music. In Glenwood , Illinois , he founded his own label, Curly Q Records, on which he released his own records. His first single was released there in April 1963 with Ace in the Hole / Bill Bailey . In the following years, Morrison played a further plates, the big breakthrough came but did not reach it.
Today, Morrison is known for numerous re-releases on rockabilly compilations, especially this scene. Overall, since 1980, his songs are back again on 14 different publications.

Talents : Singer, Guitar

Style musical : Rockabilly

ROCK AND ROLL ITCH (1958) (Curley Jim)

AIR FORCE BLUES (1958) (Curley Jim)

SLOPPY, SLOPPY SUZIE (1959) (Curley Jim)

THE USED CAR BLUES (196?) (Jim Morrison)

Années en activité :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

03/1958 SP METRO 100 (US) Curley JIM & The BILLEY ROCKS - Rock And Roll Itch / Air Force Blues
10/1958 SP MIDA 100 (US) Curley JIM & The BILLEY ROCKS - Rock And Roll Itch / Air Force Blues
06/1959 SP MIDA 108 (US) Curley JIM & The BILLEY ROCKS - Didn't I Tell You? / Sloppy, Sloppy Suzie
04/1963 SP CURLEY Q C.Q.-001/2 (US) Jim MORRISON - Ace In The Hole / Bill Bailey
196? SP CURLEY Q 5707 (US) Jim MORRISON & BAND - My Old Stand By / The Used Car Blues
196? SP CURLEY Q 5707 (US) "Curley Jim" MORRISON & BAND - My Old Stand By / The Used Car Blues
196? SP CURLEY Q 5708 (US) Jim MORRISON - That Ace In The Hole / Bill Bailey
196? SP CURLEY Q 5709 (US) Jim MORRISON - You Made Me Happy Again / The Campfire Song
196? SP CURLEY Q BP-219 (US) Jim MORRISON - Oh Lonesome Me / West Virginia Love In
196? SP MARIDE 103 (US) Honest Old Man / ?








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