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Ral Donner

The Rockin' Five (members Ral Donner, Al Sears, Jim Szott, Jack Burke, Phil Foss and Doug Cyrex)

Ral Donner & The Rockin' Five (members Ral Donner, Al Sears, Jim Szott, Jack Burke, Phil Foss and Doug Cyrex)

? - Miss Ann / Oh Boy! - 1958 (acetate recorded 3-January-1958)

Ral Donner & The Gents (members Ral Donner, Jack Burke, Jimmy Rice, Tom Miller and Earl Wenzel)

Ral Donner (born Ralph Stuart Emanuel Donner on the 10-February-1943 in Chicago, Illinois -- died 6-April-1984, cause: lung cancer )

Scottie 1310 - Thats Alright With Me / Tell Me Why – 1959
Gone 5102 - Girl Of My Best Friend* / It's Been A Long Long Time - 1961 *originally recorded and only released in the U.K. as a 45 by Elvis Presley. (black label is scarcer than multi coloured label)
Gone 5108 - To Love / And Then - 1961 (Withdrawn)
Gone 5108 - You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It) / So Close To Heaven – 1961
Gone 5114 - Please Don't Go / I Didn't Figure On Him (To Come Back) - 1961
Gone 5119 - School Of Heartbreakers / Because We're Young - 1961 (Withdrawn)
Gone 5121 - She's Everything (I Wanted You To Be) / Because We're Young – 1961
Gone 5121 - She's Everything (I Wanted You To Be) / To Love Someone – 1961
Gone 5121 - She's Everything (I Wanted You To Be) / Will You Love Me In Heaven* - 1961 *flip side sung by an unknown girl group only on this release.
Gone 5125 - (What A Sad Way) To Love Someone / Will You Love Me In Heaven - 1962
Gone 5129 - Loveless Life / Bells Of Love – 1962
Gone 5133 - To Love / Sweetheart – 1962
Reprise 20,135 - Second Miracle (Of Christmas) / (These Are The Things That Make Up) Christmas Day – 1962
Reprise 20,141 - I Got Burned / A Tear In My Eye - 1963 (some copies issued with a picture sleeve)
Reprise 20,176 - I Wish This Night Would Never End* / Don't Put Your Heart In His Hands - 1963 (session Glen Campbell) *originally recorded in 1960 by Sonny James on NRC 061.
Reprise 20,192 - Run Little Linda / Beyond The Heartbreak – 1963
Tau 105 - Loneliness Of A Star / And Then - 1963 (blue label - first issue -- 1000 copies made)
Tau 105 - Loneliness Of A Star / And Then - 1963 (Yellow Label -- 2000 Copies Made)
End Gg-19 - You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)  / She's Everything (I Wanted You To Be) – 1963
Roulette  19 - You Don't Know What You've Got / She's Everything - 1964
Roulette 97 - Girl Of My Best Friend / To Love Someone – 1964
Fontana 1502 - Poison Ivy League / A Tear In My Eye - 1964 (with The Jordanaires on backing vocals)
Fontana 1503 - Poison Ivy League / You Finally Said Something Good - 1964 (with The Jordanaires on backing vocals)
Fontana 1515 - Good Lovin' / The Other Side Of You - 1965 (with The Jordanaires on backing vocals)
Smash 34774/5 - Good Lovin' / The Other Side Of You - 1965 (A Fontana promo using Smash labels by mistake and omitting the Fontana number)
Red Bird 10-057 - Love Isn't Like That / It Will Only Make You Love Me More – 1966
Mid-Eagle 101 - (If I Had My) Life To Live Over / Lost – 1968
Rising Sons 714 - If I Promise / Just A Little Sunshine (In The Rain) – 1968
M. J. 222 - (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings / Lovin' Place - 1970 (some copies issued with a special sleeve - no picture)
Sunlight 1006 - Don't Let It Slip Away* / Wait A Minute Now - 1972 *also recorded  in 1968 by The Daughters Of Eve as "Social Tragedy" on Cadet 5600
ABC / Dunhill 2490 - You Don't Know What You've Got / So Close To Heaven – 1973
Chicago Fire 7402 - The Wedding Song / Godfather, Per Me – 1974
Mid-Eagle 275 - The Wedding Song / So Much Lovin' – 1976
Thunder 7801 - The Day The Beat Stopped / Rock On Me - 1978 (some copies pressed in clear vinyl) 
Starfire 100 - Don't Let It Slip Away / Wait A Minute Now - 1978 (some copies pressed in white vinyl and issued with a picture sleeve)
Starfire 103 - Second Miracle (Of Christmas) / (Things That Make Up) Christmas Day - 1978 (some copies pressed in green vinyl and issued with a picture sleeve)
Starfire 114 - Rip It Up / Don't Leave Me Now - 1979 (some copies issued with a picture sleeve - some copies pressed as a picture disc)

Ral Donner / The Zantees

Eva-Tone/Goldmine - ? – 1979

Ral Donner / Mickey & Larry

Chi-Town 4 - Maria Forever / ?* - 1980 *flip by Mickey & Larry only.

Ral Donner

Collectables 128 - Girl Of My Best Friend / To Love Someone – 1995
Collectables 129 - You Don't Know What You've Got / She's Everything – 1995

Ral Donner

(test pressing) - Mr. Misery /
Greatest Moments In My Life (green vinyl 7" test pressing with only Ral Donner printed on plain white label --- only 4 copies made) 

Updates by Bob Reeves