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DUETS
SUN 1011
Credited to Jerry Lee Lewis & Friends
Released 1978    
Save The Last Dance For Me; Sweet Little Sixteen; I Love You Because; C.C. Rider; Am I To Be The One*; Sail Away*; Cold Cold Heart; Hello Josephine; It Won't Happen With Me; What'd I Say; Good Golly Miss Molly.











DUETS
SUN 1011/SUN R123583
Credited to Jerry Lee Lewis & Friends
Released  1978
Save The Last Dance For Me; Sweet Little Sixteen; I Love You Because; C.C. Rider; Am I To Be The One*; Sail Away*; Cold Cold Heart; Hello Josephine; It Won't Happen With Me; What'd I Say; Good Golly Miss Molly.


DUETS
SUN 1011
Credited to Jerry Lee Lewis & Friends
Released 1978
Save The Last Dance For Me; Sweet Little Sixteen; I Love You Because; C.C. Rider; Am I To Be The One*; Sail Away*; Cold Cold Heart; Hello Josephine; It Won't Happen With Me; What'd I Say; Good Golly Miss Molly.



TRIO+
SUN 1018
Credited to J.L. Lewis; Carl Perkins; Charlie Rich & Friends.
Released 1980
Be Bop A Lula (Duet with Jerry Lee Lewis); On My Knees (Duet with Charlie Rich); Dixie Fried (Duet with Carl Perkins); Gentle As A Lamb (Duet with Charlie Rich); Money (Duet with Jerry Lee Lewis); Break Up (Duet with Charlie Rich); Matchbox (Duet with Carl Perkins); Good Rockin' Tonight (Duet with Jerry Lee Lewis); Gone, Gone, Gone (Duet with Carl Perkins); Sittin' And Thinkin' (Duet with Charlie Rich).



TRIO+
SUN 1018
Credited to J.L. Lewis; Carl Perkins; Charlie Rich & Friends.
Released 1980
Be Bop A Lula (Duet with Jerry Lee Lewis); On My Knees (Duet with Charlie Rich); Dixie Fried (Duet with Carl Perkins); Gentle As A Lamb (Duet with Charlie Rich); Money (Duet with Jerry Lee Lewis); Break Up (Duet with Charlie Rich); Matchbox (Duet with Carl Perkins); Good Rockin' Tonight (Duet with Jerry Lee Lewis); Gone, Gone, Gone (Duet with Carl Perkins); Sittin' And Thinkin' (Duet with Charlie Rich).

REBORN
SUN 1012
Credited to Orion
Released 1979
Honey; Lover Please; Got You On My Mind; Mona Lisa; Before The Next Teardrop Falls; Ebony Eyes; Washing Machine; Baby, I Still Love You; You Can Have Her; Lonesome Angel.





















REBORN
SUN 1012
Credited to Orion
Released 1979
Honey; Lover Please; Got You On My Mind; Mona Lisa; Before The Next Teardrop Falls; Ebony Eyes; Washing Machine; Baby, I Still Love You; You Can Have Her; Lonesome Angel.









REBORN
SUN 1012
Credited to Orion
Released 1979
Honey; Lover Please; Got You On My Mind; Mona Lisa; Before The Next Teardrop Falls; Ebony Eyes; Washing Machine; Baby, I Still Love You; You Can Have Her; Lonesome Angel.



SUNRISE
SUN 1017
Credited to Orion
Released 1980
Secret Love; You Can't Judge A Book; San Francisco Is A Lonely Town; Then I'll Be Over You; I Heard You Talkin' With Your Eyes; Stranger In My Place; I Hear You Knockin'; Turn Around Look At Me; Baby You Got It; It Ain't No Mystery.

COUNTRY
SUN 1019
Credited to Orion
Released 1980
Texas Tea; Faded Love; What Did I Promise Her Last Night; Green Green Grass Of Home; Crazy Arms; Send Me The Pillow You Dream On; Help Me Make It Through The Night; Release Me; Please Help Me I'm Falling; The Long Black Veil; Am I That Easy To Forget.


ROCKABILLY
SUN 1021
Credited to Orion
Released 1980
Rockabilly Rebel; See You Later Alligator; Susie Q; I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday; Rockin' Little Angel; Crazy Little Thing Called Love; Long Tall Sally; Memphis Sun; Peggy Sue; Matchbox.





GLORY
SUN 1025
Credited to Orion
Released 1980
Where He Leads Me; Sweet Hour Of Prayer; I Surrender All; Peace In The Valley; It Is No Secret; I Believe; He Touched Me; Softly And Tenderly; Where No One Stands Alone; Just A Closer Walk With Thee.






FRESH
SUN 1028
Credited to Orion
Released 1981
There's No Easy Way; Baby Please Say Yes; Born; If I Can't Have You; Ain't No Good; Some You Win, Some You Lose; Look Me Up (And Lay It On Me); Old Mexico; Rainbow Maker; Anybody Out There.








FEELINGS
SUN 144
Credited to Orion
Released 1981
Feelings; No One Will Ever Know; I Love You Because; What Now My Love; Somewhere My Love; I Can't Stop Loving You; He'll Have To Go; Snowbird.




NOTES: Tracks marked * are duets by J.L. Lewis and Charlie Rich with no Orion involvement.
Issued on gold vinyl.
Also shown is a different version of the album with the same cover but different style of labels. Very similar to the labels seen on 45rpm single releases.



NOTE: Above is the RCA Record Club release with same cover but different catalogue number (R123583. Although label also gives original catalogue number) and on black vinyl.

NOTE: Above is shown the USA mail order version of the DUETS album with same catalogue number as standard U.S. release but on black vinyl, no gold label logo on cover and has the catalogue number printed twice on each label side.

NOTE: Above is regular version of the TRIO+ album.





NOTE: Above, cover and label of TRIO+ mail order version with same catalogue number as standard USA release but on black vinyl, no gold label logo on cover, the album title is written on the sunburst and has the catalogue number printed twice on each label side. The print along the bottom of back sleeve offering a record catalogue and the lifetime guarantee is missing. Also the red sleeve colour on this version is slightly darker than on the original release.

NOTES: Issued on gold vinyl.
Included an 8" by 10" colour photo of Orion.
Following complaints that it was in bad taste, the front cover of this release was withdrawn and replaced with a blue cover featuring a masked photo of Orion. Both issues of cover shown.
Back cover of the original "coffin" cover and later "blue" version are basically the same.
The original working title for this album was TRAGEDY and featured a totally different song line-up:
Honey; Billy And Sue; Last Kiss; Long Black Limousine; Teen Angel; Endless Sleep; Patches; Tell Laura I Love Her; Tragedy; Ebony Eyes; Rocky.
However it was decided that the overall theme of the album may prove too depressing and affect sales. With the exception of both Honey and Ebony Eyes the majority of the tracks would remain unreleased on record until their inclusion in the four disc box set WHO WAS THE MASKED MAN? from Germany's Bear Family Records. Several tracks would however turn up on the little known cassette set ROCK'N'ROLL SIX PACK released by Roller Skate Records.
First album released under the name of "Orion".
NOTES: Above shown are front/back covers and label from "Blue" cover of REBORN album.
Also shown is 8" X 10" colour photo given away with the REBORN album.
Also shown is a different version of the album with the same cover but different style of labels. Very similar to the labels seen on 45rpm single releases.
Above: The REBORN album but in black vinyl. A rare release, difficult to track down and appears to be a Mail Order only version.
NOTE: Issued on gold vinyl. Label states "Exclusivley On Sun From The Beginning". Note the mis-spelling of the first word.
NOTE: Issued on gold vinyl.





NOTES: Issued on gold vinyl.
Memphis Sun featured on the soundtrack of the 1996 TV movie BACK TO BACK - AMERICAN YAKUZA 2 along with Some You Win, Some You Lose, Rainbow Maker and Ain't No Good.
Reportedly also issued on RCA's record club label with different catalogue numbers and on black vinyl.

NOTES: Issued on gold vinyl.
The CD release BECAUSE HE LIVES (Stargem SGEJG-002) features later recordings of the songs Just A Closer Walk With Thee and Peace In The Valley.
Apparently the finished album should have featured overdubbing from Elvis' legendary backing vocalists The Jordanaires but these were omitted due to financial restraints.

NOTES: Issued on gold vinyl.
Ain't No Good, Some You Win, Some You Lose and Rainbow Maker featured on the soundtrack of the 1996 TV movie BACK TO BACK - AMERICAN YAKUZA 2 along with "Memphis Sun" from the ROCKABILLY album.
Apparently Shelby Singleton often featured contests where the fans could choose which LP tracks were to be issued as a single release. For this album's contest the lucky winner could walk away with a jacket.

NOTES: This was the only original Sun album by Orion NOT issued on gold vinyl.
It was standard practice at the time of this album's release for an LP to contain ten tracks, as on previous Orion albums, this release however contains only eight songs.
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SPECIAL NOTE: A further Sun album titled SURPRISE (SUN 1029) was planned for release in 1982 but was cancelled before release.
The album is known to have contained the following tracks:
Honky Tonk Heaven; Morning, Noon And Night; Strangers T'il We Touch; Midnight Rendezvous; Night Of The Rain; Devil In My Angel; Two Loving Shadows; This Is A Hold-Up; Whatever It Takes.
Cover is rumoured to feature picture of Orion without his mask, possibly on back sleeve.

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All of Orion's Sun releases came in stiff cardboard covers with an inside sleeve as shown depicting Sun albums by other artists.
SUN RECORDS
THE BIRTHPLACE OF ORION


NB. Only Sun USA issued Orion discs on gold vinyl.

 
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