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NOTES: This release created a great deal of controversy as many listeners were under the impression that the voice actually belonged to Elvis Presley and the tracks were unreleased studio recordings from Elvis' time at Sun Records. Reissued with credit given to Jimmy Ellis in a bid to quell the controversy surrounding the original release. First release was on Sun Records Memphis label while second was on Sun Nashville label.

NOTE:  Issued wth two different label designs. First one with the Memphis label and second issue with Nashville label.

BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY/THAT'S ALL RIGHT
SUN 1129
Released 1972
Released without artist credit
Re-issued 1972 with credit given to Jimmy Ellis.













CHANGING/I USE HER TO REMIND ME OF YOU
SUN SI-1131
Released 1973
Credited to Jimmy Ellis


SPECIAL NOTE: The records shown above constitute Jimmy Ellis' 45rpm Sun Records singles issued from 1972 - 1973.

Following his releases on other labels (MCA and BOBLO) Jimmy would return to Sun and continue to have many other titles issued on the label from 1977 - 1982.
These titles are listed below.


NOTES: Despite having previously been issued with artist credit on Sun 1129 the first two tracks are uncredited.
Side B of the disc features an Elvis Presley tribute recording credited to Misty, who is actually country singer Tanya Tucker's younger sister LaCosta Tucker.   
NOTES: Side A features a duet with Jerry Lee Lewis and "Friend" - Jimmy Ellis. Side B is a duet by Jerry Lee Lewis and fellow Sun artist Charlie Rich and, despite rumours to the contrary,  has no Jimmy Ellis connection. This track has often been incorrectly quoted as being a duet by Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
Released in two different formats: black vinyl and gold vinyl. Also two variations of each release - one mentioning the DUETS album and one with no mention of the album.

NOTE: Released in two different formats: black vinyl and gold vinyl.
NOTES: Released in two different formats: black vinyl and gold vinyl.
The first "Orion" credited single release.
Orion appeared on US television to promote this single and mime to Ebony Eyes.
NOTES: Single was scrapped before release. No copies pressed.
Both titles remained unreleased until issued on the Bear Family box set WHO WAS THAT MASKED MAN?
The catalogue number was instead assigned to the Sleepy LaBeef release Flying Saucers Rock And Roll/Boogie Woogie Country Girl.

NOTE: Orion credited as composer of Side A.
NOTE: Both recordings sought after by Orion collectors as neither have, as yet, been officially included on an album release.          
NOTES: Side A is a duet with J.L. Lewis and Orion, side B features duet by Charlie Rich and Orion.
The first of the "duets" releases to credit Orion.
Released in two different formats: black vinyl and gold vinyl.      
NOTES: Released in two different formats: black vinyl and gold vinyl.
The track San Francisco Is A Lonely Town was originally considered as the A side of this release.

NOTE: The song Memphis Sun was 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.
NOTE: Both tracks featured on the soundtrack of the 1996 TV movie BACK TO BACK - AMERICAN YAKUZA 2 along with Memphis Sun and Rainbow Maker.
NOTE: Both these tracks were intended for inclusion on a forthcoming Sun album release (SURPRISE - SUN 1029) which was cancelled before release, despite Jimmy's appearing on U.S. television miming to Morning, Noon And Night, the A side of his new single, and promoting the forthcoming album.
To date, these two songs have never been issued on an official album.          
NOTES: Listen To Daddy also features the voice of Shana Stacy Singleton the young daughter of Shelby Singleton.
Some picture sleeves featuring the same drawing were reportedly made for this release but were never used.


THAT'S ALL RIGHT/BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY/D.O.A.
SUN SI-1136  
Released 1977  
Credited to Misty (Side B). Side A uncredited.
          








SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME/AM I TO BE THE ONE
SUN SI-1139  
Released 1978
Credited to Jerry Lee Lewis only on both sides, though also states VOCAL (DUET) on both sides.







COLD COLD HEART/HELLO JOSEPHINE
SUN SI-1141
Released 1979
Both tracks credited to Jerry Lee Lewis and Friends. Labels also state VOCAL (DUET) on both sides.








EBONY EYES/HONEY
SUN SI-1142
Released 1979
Credited to Orion











BILLY AND SUE/LAST KISS
SUN SI-1145
Planned for release in 1979
To be credited to Orion  














WASHING MACHINE/BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS  
SUN 1147
Released 1979
Credited to Orion







REMEMBER BETHLEHEM/SILENT NIGHT
SUN 1148
Released 1979
Credited to Orion







       
BE BOP A LULA/BREAK UP
SUN SI-1151
Released 1980
A Side credited to Jerry Lee Lewis & Orion.
B Side credited to Charlie Rich & Orion.










A STRANGER IN MY PLACE/IT AIN'T NO MYSTERY
SUN SI-1152
Released 1980
Credited to Orion     










TEXAS TEA/FADED LOVE
SUN 1153
Released 1980
Credited to Orion







AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET/CRAZY ARMS
SUN 1156
Released 1980
Credited to Orion







ROCKABILLY REBEL/MEMPHIS SUN
SUN 1159
Released 1980
Credited to Orion










CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE/MATCHBOX
SUN 1162
Released 1981
Credited to Orion








BORN/IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU
SUN 1165
Released 1981
Credited to Orion







SOME YOU WIN, SOME YOU LOSE/AIN'T NO GOOD
SUN 1170
Released 1981
Credited to Orion








FEELINGS/BABY PLEASE SAY YES
SUN 1172
Released 1982
Credited to Orion     









MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT/HONKY TONK HEAVEN
SUN 1175
Released 1982
Credited to Orion  












LISTEN TO DADDY/REMEMBER BETHLEHEM
SUN 1177
Released 1982
Credited to Orion.





SPECIAL NOTE
SUN SI-1179 THAT OLD TIME FEELING/MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT
Released 1982
Credited to Orion
This single was rumoured to have been released, possibly as a DJ promo but no real evidence surfaced to verify this. Other sources stated that the coupling was actually OLD TIME FEELING/SOME YOU WIN, SOME YOU LOSE and gave a catalogue number of SUN SI-1178. Further Information surfacing in November 2001 indicated that SUN SI-1179 featured the Orion coupling THAT OLD TIME FEELING/I WANT TO BE IN PICTURES. The latter track being a recording previously unknown to Orion collectors.  There was also speculation that promo singles featuring this coupling may have been sent out to radio stations at some time.
Evidence unearthed by Richard St. Pierre has discredited the above info re Sun SI-1178/1179 and it is now known that these releases have no Orion/Ellis connection.
SUN 1178 THAT OLD TIME FEELING is a 45rpm single by Rex Gosdin
SUN 1179 is a 45 by Jim Owen, the A side being a track titled BOGALUSA.

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

 
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