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Jimmy Ricks

This has to be the earliest discography on the site, starting in 1946, but that's when Jimmy Ricks started recording, so I've included all the recordings to give a complete discography.

The Ravens (Founding Members, Jimmy Ricks, Leonard Puzey, Ollie Jones And Warren Suttles)

Hub 3030 - Lullaby* / Honey** - 1946 *Lead Leonard Puzey. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Hub 3032 - Out Of A Dream* / My Sugar Is So Refined** - 1946 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Ollie Jones. **Lead Leonard Puzey.
Hub 3033 - Once And For All* / Bye Bye Baby Blues** - 1946 *Lead Leonard Puzey. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9034 - Mahzel* / For You** - 1947 *Leads Leonard Puzey, Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9035 - Ol' Man River* / Would You Believe In Me** - 1947 *lead Jimmy Ricks. --- also recorded in 1957 by The Tune Weavers on Casa Grande 4037.  **lead Maithe Marshall. 
National 9038 - Write Me A Letter* / Summertime** - 1947 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9039 - Searching For Love* / For You **- 1947 *Lead Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9040 - Fool That I Am* / Be I Bumble Bee Or Not **- 1947 *Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. **Leads Leonard Puzey & Jimmy Ricks.
National 9042 - Together */ There's No You **- 1948 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9045 - Until The Real Thing Comes Along* / Send For Me If You Need Me** - 1948 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9053 - September Song* / Once In A While **- 1948 *Lead Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
King 4234 - Bye Bye Baby Blues* / Once And For All** - 1948 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Leonard Puzey.
National 9056 - It's Too Soon To Know */ Be On Your Merry Way** - 1948 *Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9059 - How Could I Know* / I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do** - 1948 *Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks
National 9062 - Silent Night* / White Christmas** - 1948 *Lead Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. **Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall.

The Ravens / The 3 Clouds

King 4260 - Out Of A Dream* / Blues In The Clouds - 1948 *Lead Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. Flip By The 3 Clouds

The Ravens

National 9064 - Always* / Rooster** - 1948 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9065 - Deep Purple* / Leave My Gal Alone** - 1949 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

The Ravens / The 3 Clouds

King 4272 - Honey* / Matinee Hour In New Orleons - 1949 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. Flip By The 3 Clouds.

The Ravens

National 9073 - The House I Live In */ Ricky's Blues **- 1949 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

The Ravens / The 3 Clouds

King 4293 - My Sugar Is So Refined */ Playing Around - 1949 *Lead Leonard Puzey. Flip By The 3 Clouds
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The Ravens

National 9085 - There's Nothing Like A Woman In Love */ Careless Love **- 1949 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9089 - If You Don't Mean It */ Someday **- 1949 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall.
National 9098 - I'm Afraid Of You */ Get Wise Baby **- 1949 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9101 - I've Been A Fool */ I Don't Have To Ride No More **- 1949 *Lead Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9111 - Count Every Star* / I'm Gonna Paper My Walls With Your Love Letters **- 1950 *lead Louis Heyward. --- also recorded in 1950 by Ray Anthony on Capitol 859.   **lead Jimmy Ricks
National 9131 - Phantom Stage Coach* / I'm Gonna Take To The Road** - 1950 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks. (The 78 Rpm Release Lists This Record As "The Phantom Stage Couch")
Columbia 39050 - Time Takes Care Of Everything* / Don't Look Now** - 1950 *Leads Louis Heyward & Jimmy Ricks. **Leads Louis Heyward & Jimmy Ricks.
Columbia 6-903 - Time Takes Care Of Everything / Don't Look Now - 1950 (45rpm Format)
Columbia 39070 - My Baby's Gone* / I'm So Crazy For Love ** - 1950 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Maithe Marshall.
Columbia 6-925 - My Baby's Gone / I'm So Crazy For Love - 1950 (45 Rpm Format)
Columbia 39112 - Midnight Blues* / You Don't Have To Drop A Heart To Break It** - 1951*Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Maithe Marshall.
Columbia 39194 - You're Always In My Dreams* / Gotta Find My Baby** - 1951*Leads Maithe Marshall & Louis Heyward. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
National 9148 - Lilacs In The Rain* / Time Is Marching On **- 1951*Lead Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Rendition 5001 - Write Me A Letter */ Marie **- 1951 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks.
Columbia 39408 - You Foolish Thing */ Honey I Don't Want You** - 1951*Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Okeh 6825 - The Wiffenpoof Song */ I Get All My Lovin' On A Saturday Night** - 1951 *Lead Maithe Marshall. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

Okeh 6843 - That Old Gang Of Mine* / Everything But You** - 1951 *Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks
Mercury 5764 - There's No Use Pretending* / Wagon Wheels** - 1951*Leads Joe Van Loan & Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 8257 - Out In The Cold Again* / Hey Good Lookin' **- 1951*Leads Dinah Washington & Jimmy Ricks. **Leads Dinah Washington & Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 8259 - There's No Use Pretending* / Wagon Wheels** - 1951*Lead Joe Van Loan & Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 5800 - Begin The Beguine* / Looking For My Baby** - 1952 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 5853 - Chloe-E* / Why Did You Leave Me **- 1952 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Okeh 6888 - Mam'selle* / Calypso Song** - 1952 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Lead Leonard Puzey.
Mercury 8291 - Write Me One Sweet Letter* / Rock Me All Night Long** - 1952 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

Jimmy Ricks (Born 6-August 1924 In Adrian Georgia ------- Died 2-July-1974 In New York City --------- Cause: Heart Attack)

Mercury 8296 - Too Soon / Love Is The Thing - 1952

The Ravens

Mercury 70060 - Don't Mention My Name* / I'll Be Back** - 1952 *Lead Joe Van Loan. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

Jimmy Ricks

Mercury 70119 - Come A Little Bit Closer / She's Got To Go – 1953

The Ravens 

Mercury 70213 - Who'll Be The Fool* / Rough Ridin' **- 1953 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 70240 - Without A Song* / Walkin' My Blues Away** - 1953 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 70307 - September Song* / Escortin' Or Courtin' ** - 1954 *Lead Joe Van Loan. **Jimmy Ricks Solo, Also Flip Written By Jimmy Ricks

Jimmy Ricks (Although This 45 Lists It As Being By Jimmy Ricks, The Full Group - The Ravens - Are Involved)

Mercury 70330 - Going Home* / The Lonesome Road** - 1954 *Lead Jimmy Ricks & Joe Van Loan. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

The Ravens

Mercury 70413 - I've Got You Under My Skin* / Love Is No Dream **- 1954 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Joe Van Loan.
Mercury 70505 - White Christmas* / Silent Night** - 1954 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks.
Mercury 70554 - Ol' Man River* / Write Me A Letter** - 1955 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Jubilee 5184 - Bye Bye Baby Blues* / Happy Go Lucky Baby** - 1955 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.

The Ravens Featuring Jimmy Ricks Sid Bass Orch.

Jubilee 5203 - Green Eyes* / The Bells Of San Raquel** - 1955 *leads Jimmy Ricks & Jimmy Stewart. **lead Louis Frazier (died 1956). 

The Ravens

Jubilee 5217 - On Chapel Hill* / We'll Raise A Ruckus Tonight **- 1955 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks.
Jubilee 5237 - Boots And Saddles* / I'll Always Be In Love With You **- 1956 *Lead Jimmy Ricks. **Lead Jimmy Ricks

Jimmy Ricks & The Rickateers

Josie 796 - The Unbeliever / She's Fine, She's Mine – 1956

Jimmy Ricks

Paris 504 - Do You Promise / The Sugar Man Song – 1957
Baton 236 - Bad Man Of Missouri / I'm A Fool To Want You - 1957 (Back Up Vocals By The Suburbans - The Baton Label Group)
Decca 30443 - Lazy Mule / What Have I Done – 1957

The Ravens

Savoy 1540 - White Christmas* / Silent Night** - 1957 *Leads Jimmy Ricks & Maithe Marshall. **Leads Maithe Marshall & Jimmy Ricks.

Jimmy Ricks

Felsted 8560 - Secret Love / If It Didn't Hurt So Much – 1959
Felsted 8582 - Here Come The Tears Again / Leaning On Your Love – 1959
Signature 12013 - Goodnight My Love / At Sunrise – 1959
Signature 12040 - I Needed Your Love / Timber – 1960
Signature 12051 - The Christmas Song / Love Is The Thing – 1960

Lavern Baker & Jimmy Ricks

Atlantic 2090 - You're The Boss / I'll Never Be Free - 1961

Jimmy Ricks

Atco 6193 - Young At Heart / Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo – 1961
Fury 1070 - I Wonder / Let Me Down Easy – 1962

Jimmy Ricks & The Raves (Members Jimmy Ricks, Leonard Puzey, Howard Guyten And Derek Martin)

Atco 6220 - Daddy Rolling Stone / Homesick – 1962
Festival 25004 - Daddy Rolling Stone / Um Gowa (The African Twist) – 1962

Jimmy Ricks

Arnold 1011 - Change Of Heart / Canadian Sunset – 1963

Little Esther With Jimmy Ricks

Atlantic 2223 - Double Crossing Blues / Hello Walls – 1964

Jimmy Ricks 

Atlantic 2246 - Romance In The Dark / Trouble In Mind – 1964

Mr. Bass (Jimmy Ricks)

Felsted 8694 - Anytime, Pt. 1 / Anytime, Pt. 2 – 1964

Jimmy Ricks

Mainstream 625 - Girl Of My Dreams / Glow Worm – 1965
Festival 703 - Ol' Man River / Oh! What A Feeling - 1966

Ricky Ricks (Jimmy Ricks)

Sure Shot 5021 - Chained And Bound / Why Did I – 1966

Jimmy Ricks

Jubilee 5559 - Lonely Man / If You Ever Loved Someone – 1967
Jubilee 5561 - Wigglin' And Gigglin' / The Long Arm Of Love – 1967
Jubilee 5579 - Don't Go To Strangers / Lonely Man – 1967
Jubilee 5608 - It's All In The Game / Baby Don't Leave Me – 1967
Jubilee 5619 - Wigglin' And Gigglin' / Snap Your Fingers - 1968
  

The Ravens / The Radiants

Chess 138 - Dear One / Voice Your Choice* - ?
*Flip By The Radiants    

Trivia

The Ravens June 1952 appearance at Philadelphia's Earle Theatre with Dinah Washington, Arnett Cobb and Harold "Mr. Rhythm" King, was the stage debut of a nine year old Leslie Uggams.