Chanteur Country US né le 29 Mars 1927 à Akron (Ohio). Jimmy Work s' installera à Pontiac (Michigan) vers 1945. Influencé par Jimmie Rodgers, il enregistrera pour différents petits labels obtenant son premier succes avec "Tennessee Border" qui sera repris par Hank Williams et Red Foley. Il décrochera son petit vrai hit pour le label "Dot " avec "Making Believe" en 1955. A la suite de ce succes, Il se produisit au Grand Ole Opry et au Louisiana Hayride avant de devenir agent immobilier en Californie dans les années 60.

Talents : Singer, Guitar, Songwriter

Style musical : Traditional Country; Honky Tonk

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

78 t. & Singles

1945 78 t. TROPHY T 14 (US) Those Kentucky Bluegrass Hills / You're Gone I Won't Forget
1946 78 t. TROPHY T 15 (US) Rainy Rainy Blues / Hear That Steamboat Blow
1948 78 t. ALBEN 501 (US) Jimmy WORK & His BORDER BOYS - Tennessee Border / Your Jealous Heart Is Broken Now
1949 78 t. BULLET 699 (US) Jimmie WORK & His TENNESSEE BORDER BOYS - Mr. And Mrs. Cloud / Hospitality
1949 78 t. DECCA 46166 (US) Jimmy WORK & His TENNESSEE BORDER BOYS - Bluegrass Tickling My Feet / Please Don't Let Me Love You
1949 78 t. DECCA 46181 (US) Jimmy WORK & His TENNESSEE BORDER BOYS - Smokey Mountain Moon / I Would Send Roses (But They Cost Too Much)
1950 78 t. DECCA 46223 (US) Jimmy WORK & His TENNESSEE BORDER BOYS - Surrounded By Water And Bars / Who's Been Here Since I've Been Gone
1951 SP LONDON 16056 (CAN) Pick Up Truck / Do Your Honky Tonkin' At Home
1951 SP LONDON 16058 (CAN) Let's Live A Little / Southern Fried Chicken
02/1953 SP CAPITOL 2372 (US) If I Should Lose You / Don't Play With My Heart
09/1953 SP CAPITOL 2565 (US) Crazy Moon / Out Of My Mind
12/1953 SP CAPITOL 2682 (US) How Can I Love You / I'm Lonesome For Someone
09/1954 SP DOT 45-1221 (US) Making Believe / Just Like Downtown
05/1955 SP DOT 45-1245 (US) That's What Makes The Juke Box Play / Don't Give Me A Reason
09/1955 SP DOT 45-1267 (US) Don't Knock, Just Come On In / Let 'Em Talk
10/1955 SP DOT 45-1272 (US) When She Said You All / There's Only One You
01/1956 SP DOT 45-1277 (US) My Old Stomping Ground / Hands Away From My Heart
03/1956 SP DOT 45-1279 (US) That's The Way It's Gonna Be / Rock Island Line
05/1956 SP DOT 45-1284 (US) Blind Heart / You've Got A Heart Like A Merry Go Round
09/1956 SP DOT 45-1287 (US) Digging My Own Grave / That Cold, Cold Look In Your Eyes
05/1959 SP ALL 45-502 (US) Let's Be Alone Tonight / Tennessee Border
1959 SP ALL 45-503 (US) I Never Thought I'd Have The Blues / I Dreamed Last Night
1966 SP DOT DLP 3733 (US) Blind Heart / ?

Albums

1986 LP 12" BEAR FAMILY BFX 15177 (GER) MAKING BELIEVE - That's The Way It's Gonna Be / Rock Island Line / Puttin' On The Dog And Tom Cattin' Around / When She Said You All / Digging My Own Grave / Don't Give Me A Reason To Wonder Why / Blind Heart / You've Got A Heart Like A Merry-Go-Round / That Cold, Cold Look In Your Eye / Hands Away From My Heart / That's What Makes The Jukebox Play / There's Only One You / Makin' Believe / Blind Heart / Let 'em Talk / Just Like Downtown / My Old Stomping Ground / Don't Knock Just Come In
1988 LP 12" BEAR FAMILY BFX 15267 (GER) CRAZY MOON - Don't Play With My Heart  / If I Should Lose You / Crazy Moon / I'm Lonesome For Someone / Little Popcorn Man / How Can I Love You / Puttin' On The Dog / Out Of My Mind / Smokey Mountain Moon / Bluegrass Ticklin' My Feet / Please Don't Let Me Love You / Surrounded By Water And Bars / Who's Been Here Since I Been Gone / I Would Send Roses
06/1994 2 CD BEAR FAMILY BCD 15651 (GER) MAKING BELIEVE :
CD 1 : Those Kentucky Bluegrass Hill / You're Gone, I Won't Forget / Rainy, Rainy Blues / Hear That Steamboat Whistle Blow / Tennessee Border / Your Jealous Heart Is Broken Now / Bluegrass Tickling My Feet / Please Don't Let Me Love You / I Would Send You Roses (But They Cost Too Much) / Surrounded By Water And Bars / Smokey Mountain Moon / Who's Been Here Since I've Been Gone / Mr. & Mrs. Cloud / Hospitality / Pickup Truck / Do Your Honky Tonkin' At Home / Southern Fried Chicken / Let's Live A Little / If I Should Lose You / Don't Play With My Heart / I'm Lonesome For Someone / Puttin' On The Dog (Tom Cattin' Around)
CD 2 : Crazy Moon / Little Popcorn Man - Little Popcorn Man / How Can I Love You (When You're Not Around) / Out Of My Mind / That's What Make The Jukebox Play / Don't Give Me A Reason To Wonder Why / Just Like Downtown / Making Believe / Don't Knock, Just Come In / Let 'Em Talk / My Old Stomping Ground / Blind Heart / There's Only One You / Puttin' On The Dog (Tom Cattin' Around) / When She Said You All / Hands Away From My Heart / Rock Island Line / That's The Way It's Gonna Be / You've Got A Heart Like A Merry-Go-Round / Blind Heart / That Cold, Cold Look In Your Eye / Digging My Own Grave / Tennessee Border / Let Me Be Alone / I Never Thought I'd Have The Blues / I Dreamed Last Night

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