Each of the titles listed below were compiled and produced by European fans in collaboration with the relevant recording studios/labels in the USA. Allowed access to rare session information and unreleased archive material from the vaults, great care has been taken with each of these titles to produce a quality product and putting the career and recordings of Jimmy Ellis into perspective, giving him deserved credit for his unique talent.
JIMMY ELLIS - A VOICE FROM THE PAST
Released 2006 Days Of Autumn Gold; (She Loves Me) All To Pieces; The Last Date/Without Love; I'll Never Be Free/You Don't Know Me; Feelings (Alternate version); I'd Rather Sit Here And Remember You; Changing; It's You Again; Tupelo Woman; Games You've Been Playing; The Closer He Gets; Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast (Live version); What's Forever For (Live version); This Is A Hold-Up; My Baby's Out Of Sight; Still In Love With Billy; I Do; Freeze Up; Saving Up My Pennies; I'm Starting Over; Out Of My Live (TV appearance); Lovers; Nobody's Gonna Hold Me; You're Stealing My Wife; Let Me Dream I Lay With You Tonight; How Did We Get Here From There.
JIMMY ELLIS AT PLAYGROUND RECORDING STUDIO
SOUTHERN AMERICANA MUSIC JE-1945
Released 2006 Georgia Pines; Anna Jones; The Most Natural Thing; Days Of Autumn Gold; Changing; My Baby's Out Of Sight; I Use Her To Remind Me Of You; Leigh; Remember You; Circle On Your Finger; Tender Side Of Me; I Can Love You Better; Every Time You Touch Me; Words; Kiss The Hurt Away. BONUS TRACKS: The Most Natural Thing (Outtakes); The Most Natural Thing; Circle On Your Finger (Echo version); Changing (Outtakes); Changing (Alternate mix); Tender Side Of Me (Outtakes); Anna Jones (Outtakes).
LIVE AT THE PIGEON FORGE GRAND HOTEL, TENNESSEE
Released 2007 Intro/Restless; Save The Last Dance For Me/Sweet Little Sixteen; I Tell It Like It Used To Be; A Woman's Touch; What's A Memory Like You (Doing In A Love Like This); Hello Mary Lou; Back On The Street; Medley: Got My Mojo Working/That's All Right Mama/See See Rider/Band Introductions/Got My Mojo Working; I Don't Know A Thing About Love; Texas Tea; Dixie Road; Medley: Old Pipeliner/Crazy Little Thing Called Love/Feel Right; How Great Thou Art; The Impossible Dream; Let It Roll; Old Time Rock; Mona Lisa Lost Her Smile; Love Me Tender; Medley: Jailhouse Rock/Teddy Bear/Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel/Burning Love/Suspicious Minds/Love Me; Hurt; It's Now Or Never; T.R.O.U.B.L.E.; My Way; Never Too Old To Rock'n'Roll; (Thank God For) America/Outro.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN DRADCO RECORDS
Released 2010 Looking For Love; Lady; Truck Driving Man; Stick (These four numbers performed by Universe, no Orion involvement) Opening Riff; Rockabilly Rebel; Got You On My Mind; Crazy Arms; On The Road Again; Bitter They Are, Harder They Fall; Something 'Bout You Baby I Like; Memphis Sun; A Stranger In My Place; Introduction Of Universe; Crazy Little Thing Called Love; Susie Q; Long Tall Sally; San Francisco Is A Lonely Town; Texas Tea; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Love Is In The Air.
JIMMY ELLIS AT NASHVILLE SOUTH '77
Released 2011 Show One: Tupelo Woman; Proud Mary; I Honestly Love You; Moody Blue; I Can See Clearly Now; Hurt; Sweet Caroline; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; Mean Woman Blues/Blue Suede Shoes/Long Tall Sally; Hound Dog; There You Go; My Way/Exit Vamp. Show Two: Intro/Mojo/That's All Right/See See Rider; Let Me Be There; I Love You, I Love You, I Love You; Tupelo Woman; I Can See Clearly Now; Return To Sender; Mandy; Burning Love; It's Now Or Never; Margaritaville; My Way/Exit Vamp. Show Three: Tupelo Woman/Talk; That's All Right/Mojo/See See Rider (Incomplete); Welcome To My World; Moody Blue; Margaritaville; Take Good Care Of Her; Hound Dog/Mean Woman Blues; Sweet Caroline; Jimmy Talks About The Broadway Play "Elvis Lives"; Tiny Hands; Gone At Last; Hurt; Got My Mojo Working/Exit Vamp. Show Four: Intro/Tupelo Woman; Burning Love (Incomplete); Are You Lonesome Tonight; An American Trilogy; Hound Dog; Mean Woman Blues; You Gave Me A Mountain; Sweet Caroline; Hurt/Exit Vamp.
FROM THE SUN VAULTS VOL.1
NO CAT. NO. / LABEL
Released 2013 Jambalaya; Take These Chains From My Heart; Your Cheatin' Heart; Cold Cold Heart; Half As Much; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Lovesick Blues; Face To Face And Heart To Heart; I'll Take What's Left Of You; Leave It Like It Is; I Can Help; Love Is In The Air; These Sometimes; Night Of The Rain; That's All She Wrote; Rock It Billy Rock It; Lying Eyes; Old Time Rock; Out Of The Blue; Run Fool Run; Strangers; Moment Of Weakness; The Other Side Of You; Treat Her Right; Save The Last Dance For Me.
NOTES: Compilation of many rare and hard to find early Jimmy Ellis tracks, all digitally remastered and offering greatly improved sound quality compared to previous compilations on several "unofficial" releases. A Limited Edition release from Europe of only 500 copies. Includes twelve page colour booklet giving recording details, technical information and many rare photos.
NOTES: Includes 24 page booklet full of photos and info on Jimmy, his life and his recording career. Focuses on the early work of Jimmy Ellis. Limited edition release.
NOTES: Taken direct from the first generation soundboard tape recorded live on 5th. July 1986.
Includes eight page booklet/sleeve. Limited edition release.
NOTES: Features a live concert recording from Jackson, Tennessee, 13th. March 1981. Limited edition release.
NOTES: 2 CD set featuring four concerts recorded live by a member of the audience at the Nashville South Club, Macon, Georgia, April/December 1977. Includes eight page booklet with rare photos and comprehensive liner notes. Limited edition release.
NOTES: First seven tracks are duets with Hank Williams "soundalike" Jim Owen (shown above). The song Old Time Rock was later re-recorded for inclusion on the Canadian album release NEW BEGINNINGS. Includes a 20 page full colour booklet with rare photos and extensive liner notes.
BOOK & CD PACKAGES
NOTES: Huge 400 page biography of Jimmy Ellis with compact disc of rarities and unreleased recordings included. Disc comes inside the back of the book cover in a plastic sleeve.
IN THE SHADOW OF A KING
FLAMING STAR 978-82-92567-09-8
Last Date/Without Love (There Is Nothing); Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast; Going Home Medley: Swing Low Sweet Chariot/Feel Like Going Home/Homeward Bound; Movin' On; Secret Love; I'm Here To Love You; Sing Me Like You Sing Your Songs; This Is A Hold Up; I'm Saving Up My Pennies; I'm Starting Over; Can't Get Used To Sleepin' By Myself; Let Me Dream I Lay With You Tonight; Thank God For America; Sunday Father; I Make The Livin (You Make The Livin Worthwhile); Down In Mississippi; We Can't Go On Living Like This; Hooked On A Feeling; You'll Never Walk Alone; Because He Lives; Unchained Melody; I'll Be With You Always.