Chanteur Country Canadian né Orval William Prophet, le 31 Août 1922 à Edwards (Ontario). Orval Prophet est décédé le 4 Janvier 1984.

Hailing from eastern Ontario, Orval Prophet was known as "the Canadian Ploughboy." He journeyed south long enough to make his impact on country and western music in the early fifties, then retreated back home to claim his place as a local legend. The beginning of the big time came in 1951 when he signed a contract with Decca Nashville and recorded several songs for the label, including one that became a big Canadian hit, "Judgement Day Express." After a period of time back in Canada, Prophet returned to Nashville, changed his stage name to Johnny Six, and recorded another two singles in 1957, one of which was "Mademoiselle," which became a big hit in Canada and a minor hit in the U.S.. It, unfortunately, would be his last hit and when he returned to Canada the second time, it marked the end of his recording career.

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Talents : Vocals, Guitar

Style musical : Traditional Country

The Judgment Day Express (1952) (Orval Prophet)

Goodbye, Katie, Bar The Door (1953) (Rex Prophet)

The Tennesseean Rollin' Rollin' Home (1957) (Johnny Six)

Run, Run, Run (1963) (Orval Prophet)

Big River Joe (1966) (Orval Prophet)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

78 t. & Singles

02/1952 78 t. DECCA 46404 (CAN)

Orval PROPHET - I'm Going Back To Birmingham / Don't Trade Your Love For Gold

02/1952 SP DECCA 9-46404 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - I'm Going Back To Birmingham / Don't Trade Your Love For Gold
06/1952 78 t. DECCA 28206 (US)

Orval PROPHET - The Judgment Day Express / Crown Of Thorns

06/1952 SP DECCA 9-28206  (US) Orval PROPHET - The Judgment Day Express / Crown Of Thorns
08/1952 78 t. DECCA 28338 (US)

Orval PROPHET - Molly Darling /  Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet

08/1952 SP DECCA 9-28338  (US) Orval PROPHET - Molly Darling /  Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet
04/1953 78 t. DECCA 28679 (US) Rex PROPHET - The CANADIAN PLOWBOY - I'm Gonna Sink Your Boat / The Travellin' Kind
04/1953 SP DECCA 9-28679  (US) Rex PROPHET - The CANADIAN PLOWBOY - I'm Gonna Sink Your Boat / The Travellin' Kind
09/1953 78 t. DECCA 28870 (US) Rex PROPHET - The CANADIAN PLOWBOY - With God's Hands In Mine / Beautiful Bells
09/1953 SP DECCA 9-28870  (US) Rex PROPHET - The CANADIAN PLOWBOY - With God's Hands In Mine / Beautiful Bells
12/1953 78 t. DECCA 28976 (US) Rex PROPHET - The CANADIAN PLOWBOY - Goodbye, Katie, Bar The Door / Wild Fire
12/1953 SP DECCA 9-28976  (US) Rex PROPHET - The CANADIAN PLOWBOY - Goodbye, Katie, Bar The Door / Wild Fire
10/1954 78 t. DECCA 29302 (US) Orval PROPHET - My Heart's On The Borderline / Tired Little Mother
10/1954 SP DECCA 9-29302  (US) Orval PROPHET - My Heart's On The Borderline / Tired Little Mother
1956 ? 78 t. DECCA 29923 (US) Orval PROPHET - Another Day / Forget Me Not
1956 ? SP DECCA 9-29923  (US) Orval PROPHET - Another Day / Forget Me Not
11/1957 SP DECCA 9-30512 (CAN) Johnny SIX - Mademoiselle (My Used To Be) / The Tennesseean Rollin' Rollin' Home
08/1958 SP DECCA 9-30716 (CAN) Johnny SIX - Town Of Memories / Half A Heart
11/1958 SP DECCA 9-30785 (CAN) Johnny SIX - Forgotten Dreams / Over In That Happy Land
03/1963 SP CARLTON 589 (US) Orval PROPHET - Run, Run, Run / My Lois And Me
1963 SP SPARTON 4-1151-R (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Run, Run, Run / My Lois And Me
07/1963 SP SPARTON 4-1188-R (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Why Didn't You Tell Me (Her Eyes Were So Blue) / Melba From Melbourne
1966 SP SPARTON P 1485 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Acres Of Heartaches / The Travelling Snowman
07/1966 SP STARDAY 771 (US) Orval PROPHET - The Traveling Snowman / Big River Joe
1967 SP CALEDON HP 200 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Human Nature / You're Not My Sweetheart Anymore
1971 SP COLUMBIA C4-2984 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Mile After Mile / Jennifer Moved Away
1972 SP COLUMBIA C4-3041 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Headin' Down The Line / It's Good To Be Home Again
1972 SP COLUMBIA C4-3079 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Judgement Day Express / The Blue Canadian Rockies
05/1973 SP COLUMBIA C4-4008 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Champlain And St. Lawrence Line / Singing Wires
1974 SP COLUMBIA C4-4055 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Eastbound Highway / Badger Bodine
1975 SP BROADLAND BR 2118X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - My Kind Of Woman / Johnny Canuck (From The Movie 125 Rooms Of Comfort)
1976 SP BROADLAND BR 2193X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Lisa Mae / Algoma Central Country
1977 SP BROADLAND BR 2236X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Leroy Can't Go Home / Just Passin' Through
1977 SP BROADLAND BR 2261X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Where Have All The Cowboy Songs Gone / Pistol Packin' Preacher
06/1978 SP BROADLAND BR 2288X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Ol' Amos / Paper Rosie
1979 SP BROADLAND BR 2332X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Sorry And The Hobo / Four Little Faces
1979 SP BROADLAND BR 2349X (CAN) Orval PROPHET - The Mighty Tractor Pull / Just A Simple Love Song
1981 SP ACCLAIM CM-70004 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - A Little League In Heaven / I'm Going Back To Birmingham
03/1982 SP ACCLAIM CM-70008 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - I'll Lay My Head In Carleton County / Secret Love
1982 SP ACCLAIM CM-70012 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Please Accept My Apology / Time
1983 SP ACCLAIM CM-70014 (CAN) Orval PROPHET - Born To Booze / So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed












Albums

1963 LP 12" POINT P-219 (CAN)

The Travellin' Kind - The Travellin' Kind / Molly Darling / I'm Gonna Sink Your Boat / Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet / The Judgement Day Express / I'm Going Back To Birmingham / Don't Track Your Love For Gold / Another Day / Forget Me Not / Crown Of Thorns

1968 LP 12" CALEDON HPS 1201 (CAN)

Propheteering - Orval PROPHET - South Bound Number Nine / Melba From Melba / Human Nature / Chaser For The Blues / Your Not My Sweetheart Anymore / Acres Of Heartaches / Mexico / Blue Side Of The Street / Lois And Me / Run Run Run / Why Didn't You Tell Me / Big River Joe

196? LP 12" Cascade 477-7702 (CAN)

Orval Prophet's Greatest Hits - Featuring My Lois And Me - South Bound Number Nine / Melba From Melba / Human Nature / Chaser For The Blues / You're Not My Sweetheart Anymore / Acres Of Heartaches (Oceans Of Tears) / Mexico / Blue Side Of The Street / Lois And Me / Run Run Run / Why Didn't You Tell Me / Big River Joe

1971 LP 12" Harmony HE 90062 (CAN)

Mile After Mile - Orval PROPHET - Countryfied / Life's A Lot Like Movies / Mile After Mile / King Of Misery / Snowbird / M. D. R. / Rise 'n Shine / Jennifer Moved Away / Mademoiselle / Yes It's Me

1973 LP 12" Harmony KHE 90226 (CAN)

Judgement Day Express - Orval PROPHET - Headin' Down The Line / It's Good To Be Home Again / Judgement Day Express / Blue Canadian Rockies / Share / Champlain & St.Lawrence Line / Mark Of Shame / Too Late For The Wedding / Singing Wires / Maple Hill Way

1975 LP 12" Broadland BR 1924 (CAN)

My Kind Of Woman - Orval PROPHET - My Kind Of Woman / I Remember Love / Eastbound Highway / Just Passin' Through / Algoma Central Country / Badger Bodine / Johnny Canuck / Agawa Canyon Song / I Walk A Lonely Street / When He Opens Up The Golden Gate

1978 LP 12" Broadland BR 1986 (CAN)

Ol' Amos - Orval PROPHET - Ol' Amos / I've Seen Some Things / Lisa Mae / Paper Rosie / Just A Simple Love Song / Where Have All The Cowboy Songs Gone? / Tennessee Sunshine / Leroy Can't Go Home / Four Little Faces / The Travelling Kind

1980 LP 12" QUALITY BM 929 (CAN)

The Canadian Ploughboy - Orval PROPHET - Why Didn't You Tell Me / Melba From Melbourne / Lois And Me / Travelling Snowman / You're Not My Sweetheart Anymore / Run, Run, Run / Mile After Mile / Jennifer Moved Away / Mademoiselle / Snowbird

1981 LP 12" ACCLAIM CM 12004 (CAN) TRUE BLUE - Orval PROPHET - I'm Looking For A Miracle / Baby's Found Another Way To Love Me / Secret Love / Please Accept My Apology / I'll Lay My Head In Carleton County / Born To Booze / So Round So Firm So Fully Packed / Time / I'm Going Back To Birmingham / A Little League In Heaven
1995 LP 12" COWGIRLBOY LP-5141 (GER) (clear white vinyl)

The Traveling Snowman - Orval PROPHET - Traveling Snowman / Goodbye Katie Bar The Door / Wildfire / I'm Gonna Sink Your Boat / Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet / Judgement Day Express / I'm Goin' Back To Birmingham / Travelin' Kind / Another Day / Forget Me Not / Don't Trade Your Love For Gold / Crown Of Thorns / Molly Darling / Acres Of Heartaches / My Lois And Me / Run Run Run

1999 CD BEAR FAMILY BCD 16376 AH (GER)

The Travellin' Kind - Orval PROPHET - The Travellin' Kind / Don't Trade Your Love For Gold / The Judgement Day Express / Another Day / I'm Going To Birmingham / Forget Me Not / Molly Darling / Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet / Crown Of Thorns / I'm Gonna Sink Your Boat / Wild Fire / Goodbye Katie, Bar The Door / Tired Little Mother / My Heart's On The Borderline / With God's Hand In Mine / Beautiful Bells / Tennesseean Rollin' Rollin' Home / Town Of Memories / Half A Heart / Mademoiselle (My Used To Be) / Forgotten Dreams / Over In That Happy Land

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