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Little Willie John

The United Five (members William John, Mabel John, ...........................................................)

Little Willie John (born William Edward John 15-November-1937 in Cullendale, Arkansas and raised in Detroit --- imprisoned in Washington State Penetentiary for the 1964 death of Kendall Roundtree in a bar fight ---- died 26-May-1968 in prison at Walla Walla, Washington --- cause: his death certificate states heart attack, although by some accounts it is said pneumonia or he may have been asphyxiated, While yet other accounts say he was beaten to death by prison guards or inmates) 

King 4818 - All Around The World* / Don't Leave Me Dear - 1955 *also recorded in 1955 by Titus Turner on Wing 90006.
King 4841 - Need Your Love So Bad / Home At Last – 1955
King 4893 - Are You Ever Coming Back / I'm Stickin' With You Baby – 1956
King 4935 - Fever* / Letter From My Darling - 1956 (some copies issued with picture sleeve) *also recorded in 1962 by Barbara English & The Fashions on Roulette 4450 and in 1976 by Esther Phillips on Kudu 929
King 4960 - Do Something For Me / My Nerves – 1956
King 4989 - I've Been Around / Suffering With The Blues – 1956
King 5003 - Will The Sun Shine Tomorrow / A Little Bit Of Loving – 1956
King 5023 - Love, Life And Money / You Got To Get Up Early In The Morning – 1957
King 5045 - I've Got To Go Cry / Look What You've Done To Me – 1957
King 5066 - Young Girl / If I Thought You Needed Me – 1957
King 5083 - Uh Uh Baby / Summer Date – 1957
King 5091 - Person To Person / Until You Do – 1957
King 5108 - Talk To Me, Talk To Me* / Spasms - 1958 *also recorded in 1961 by Jean Du Shon on Atco 6198.
King 5142 - Let's Rock While The Rockin's Good / You're A Sweetheart – 1958
King 5147 - Tell It Like It Is / Don't Be Ashamed To Call My Name – 1958
King 5154 - All My Love Belongs To You / Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me – 1958
King 5170 - No Regrets / I'll Carry Your Love Wherever I Go – 1959
King 5179 - Made For Me / Do More In Life – 1959
King 5219 - Leave My Kitten Alone* / Let Nobody Love You - 1959 *also recorded in 1973 by Reuben Bell on Deluxe 45-148.
King 5274 - Let Them Talk / Right There – 1959
King 5318 - Loving Care / My Love Is – 1960
King 5342 - I'm Shakin' / Cottage For Sale – 1960
King 5356 - Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) / Do You Love Me – 1960
King 5394 - Sleep / There's A Difference – 1960

Little Willie John / Hank Ballard and The Midnighters

King 5428/5430 - Walk Slow / The Hoochi Coochi Coo* - 1960 *flip by Hank Ballard and The Midnighters.

Little Willie John

King 5428 - Walk Slow / You Hurt Me – 1960
King 5452 - Leave My Kitten Alone / I'll Never Go Back On My Word – 1961
King 5458 - I'm Sorry / The Very Thought Of You – 1961
King 5503 - (I've Got) Spring Fever / Flamingo – 1961
King 5516 - Take My Love (Iwant To Give It All To You) / Now You Know – 1961
King 5539 - Need Your Love So Bad / Drive Me Home – 1961
King 5577 - There Is Someone In This World For Me / Autumn Leaves - 1961

Little Willie John / Little Willie John Presents His Band Under Direction Of Eddie Silvers   

King 5591 - Fever / Bo-Da-Ley Dino-Ley* - 1962 *flip by Little Willie John Presents His Band Under Direction Of Eddie Silvers.  

Little Willie John  

King 5602 - The Masquerade Is Over / Katanga - 1962
King 5628 - Until Again My Love / Mister Glenn – 1962
King 5641 - Every Beat Of My Heart / I Wish I Could Cry – 1962
King 5667 - She Thinks I Still Care / Come Back To Me – 1962
King 5681 - Doll Face / Big Blue Diamonds – 1962
King 5694 - Without A Friend / Half A Love – 1962
King 5717 - Don't Play With Love / Heaven All Around Me – 1963
King 5744 - My Baby's In Love With Another Guy* / Come On Sugar - 1963 *recorded in 1986 by Robert Palmer for the movie "The Color Of Money" soundtrack Lp on MCA 6189. 
King 5799 - Let Them Talk / Talk To Me – 1963
King 5818 - So Lovely / Inside Information – 1963
King 5823 - Person To Person / I'm Shakin' – 1963
King 5850 - Bill Bailey / My Love Will Never Change – 1964
King 5870 - Rock Love / It Only Hurts For A Little While – 1964
King 5886 - All Around The World / All My Love Belongs To You – 1964
King 5949 - Do Something For Me / Don't You Know I'm In Love – 1964
King 6003 - Talk To Me / Take My Love – 1965
King 6170 - Fever / Let Them Talk – 1968
King 6302 - All Around The World / Need Your Love So Bad – 1970

The Drifters / Little Willie

Atlantic 89189 - Ruby Baby / Fever* - 1987 * flip side by Little Willie John

Little Willie John

Gusto 2025 - Fever / Sleep - 1987 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Gusto 2026 - Let Them Talk / Talk To Me – 1987
Atlantic 7-89189 - Fever / Fever - 1987 (Promo Issue Only)
Collectables Col 036067 - A Cottage For Sale / The Continental Walk - ?
Collectables Col 036087 - Talk To Me / Let Them Talk - ?

Ep's

King Ep-387 - Rock & Roll Hit Parade - 1956 Tracks: 

King Ep-423 - Talk To Me - 1958 Tracks: Talk To Me, Talk To Me / You're A Sweetheart /// Fever / Tell It Like It Is.

King Kss-7-767 - The Sweet, The Hot, The Teen-Age Beat - 1961 Tracks:

King Kss-7-802 - Come On And Join Little Willie John At A Recording Session - 1962 Tracks:

Lp's

King 564 -  Fever - 1956 (Nurse With Thermometer Cover --- Scarce)
Tracks: Fever / I'm Stickin' With You Baby / Do Something For Me / Love Life And Money / Suffering With The Blues / Dinner Date /// All Around The World / Need Your Love So Bad / Young Girl / Letter From My Darling / I've Got To Go Cry / My Nerves.

King 564 - Fever - 1957 (Whit Cover With "Fever" In Large Colourful Letters)
Tracks: Fever / I'm Stickin' With You Baby / Do Something For Me / Love Life And Money / Suffering With The Blues / Dinner Date /// All Around The World / Need Your Love So Bad / Young Girl / Letter From My Darling / I've Got To Go Cry / My Nerves.

King 596 - Talk To Me - 1958
Tracks: Talk To Me Talk To Me / I've Been Around / Drive Me Home / I'll Carry Your Love Wherever I Go / No More In Life / Uh Uh Baby /// Person To Person / Until You Do / Tell It Like It Is / Don't Be Ashamed To Call My Name / If I Thought You Needed Me / There Is Someone In This World For Me.

King 603 - Mister Little Willie John - 1958
Tracks: You're A Sweetheart / Let's Rock While The Rockin's Good / Look What You've Done To Me / Home At Last / Are You Ever Coming Back / Don't Leave Me Dear /// All My Love Belongs To You / Spasms / Will the Sun Shine Tomorrow / You Got To Get Up Early In The Morning / A Little Bit Of Lovin' / Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me.

King 691 - Little Willie John In Action - 1960
Tracks: Leave My Kitten Alone / Let Nobody Love You / I'll Never Go Back On My Word / Made For Me / No Regrets / Write Me A Letter / Let Them Talk / Right There / Need Your Love So Bad / New Thing / Do You Love Me / It Only Hurts A Little.

King 739 - Sure Things - 1961
Tracks: Sleep / A Cottage For Sale / There's A Difference / I'm Sorry / My Love Is / I Like To See My Baby /// Walk Slow / The Very Thought Of You / Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) / Loving Care / You Hurt Me / I'm Shakin'.

King 767 - The Sweet, The Hot, The Teenage Beat - 1961
Tracks: How You Know / Drive Me Home / Flamingo / Every Beat Of My Heart / So Lovely / There Is Someone In This World For Me /// Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You) / Home At Last / Autumn Leaves / (I've Got) Spring Fever / Need Your Love So Bad / Rock Love.

King 802 - Come On And Join Little Willie John At A Recording Session - 1962
Tracks: Until Again My Love / The Masquerade Is Over / Doll Face / Big Blue Diamonds / Don't Play With Love / Mister Glenn /// Bill Bailey / Half A Love / Without A Friend / My Baby's In Love With Another Guy / Heaven All Around Me / I Wish I Could Cry.

King 895 - These Are My Favorite Songs - 1964
Tracks:

King 949 - Little Willie John Sings All Originals - 1966 (Mono)
Tracks: That Woman / Made For Me / Let Them Talk / You Hurt Me / I Like To See My Baby / Do You Love Me / The New Thing / Walk Slow / Big Blue Diamonds / Bill Bailey / Take My Love / All My Love Belongs To You / I'll Never Go Back On My Word / I'm Sorry / Don't Play With Love / Heaven All Around Me / I'm Shakin' / Every Beat Of My Heart / So Lovely / My Baby's In Love With Another Guy / It Only Hurts A Little While / Half A Love / Home At Last / Now You Know.

King Ks-949 - Little Willie John Sings All Originals - 1966 (Stereo)
Tracks: That Woman / Made For Me / Let Them Talk / You Hurt Me / I Like To See My Baby / Do You Love Me / The New Thing / Walk Slow / Big Blue Diamonds / Bill Bailey / Take My Love / All My Love Belongs To You / I'll Never Go Back On My Word / I'm Sorry / Don't Play With Love / Heaven All Around Me / I'm Shakin' / Every Beat Of My Heart / So Lovely / My Baby's In Love With Another Guy / It Only Hurts A Little While / Half A Love / Home At Last / Now You Know.

King Ks-1081 - Free At Last - 1970
Tracks: Sleep / Letter From My Darling / All Around The World / Need Your Love So Bad / Leave My Kitten Alone / Love Life and Money /// Fever / Let Them Talk / I'm Sticking With You / Talk To Me Talk To Me / Person To Person / Suffering With The Blues.

Bluesway Bls-6069 - Free At Last - 1973
Tracks: Sleep / Letter From My Darling / All Around The World / Need Your Love So Bad / Leave My Kitten Alone / Love Life and Money /// Fever / Let Them Talk / I'm Sticking With You / Talk To Me Talk To Me / Person To Person / Suffering With The Blues.

Gusto ? - Free At Last - 1976
Tracks: Sleep / Letter From My Darling / All Around The World / Need Your Love So Bad / Leave My Kitten Alone / Love Life and Money /// Fever / Let Them Talk / I'm Sticking With You / Talk To Me Talk To Me / Person To Person / Suffering With The Blues.

Updates by Bosko Asanovic, and Jennings Falcon