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Walter Jackson

 

The Velvetones (members Walter Jackson (lead), Ronald Head, Neil Magby, Bobby Jones and Marion ?) Detroit group.

Deb 1008 - Who Took My Girl / Stars Of Wonder - 1959

Walter Jackson (born 19-March-1938 in Pensacola, Florida -- died 19-June-1983 at his home in Chicago, Illinois -- cause: cerebral haemorrhage)

Columbia - Anything Can Happen - 1962 (recorded 13-July-1962 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Columbia - You Gotta Give - 1962 (recorded 13-July-1962 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Columbia 42528 - I Don't Want To Suffer / This World Of Mine - 1962
Columbia - The Heartbreak Hour (Version 1) - 1962 (recorded 12-November-1962 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Columbia 42659 - Then Only Then* / Starting Tomorrow - 1963 *also recorded in 1964 by J. B. Love on Kapp 603.
Columbia - The Heartbreak Hour (Version 2) - 1962 (recorded 27-May-1963 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Columbia - Blue Rose - 1963 (recorded 27-May-1963 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Columbia 42823 - It Will Be The Last Time / Opportunity - 1963
Okeh 7189 - That's What Mama Say* / What Would You Do** - 1964 (both tracks recorded 24-October-1963)  *a Curtis Mayfield penned "answer song " to the 1962 recording by Jan Bradley "Mama Didn't Lie" on Formal 1044.  
Okeh 7204 - It's All Over* / Lee Cross** - 1964 *recorded 3-August-1964.    **also recorded in 1967 by Aretha Franklin on Columbia 44181.
Okeh - Don't Play With Love - 1964 (recorded 8-August-1964 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Okeh - It's Hard To Believe - 1964 (recorded 15-December-1964 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Okeh - It's Hard To Believe (Alternate) - 1964 (recorded 15-December-1964 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Okeh - Tell The World - 1965 (recorded 9~11-March-1965 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2006 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson It's All Over The Okeh Recordings Vol 1" CDKEND 263)
Okeh 7215 - Suddenly I'm All Alone / Special Love - 1965 
Okeh 7219 - Welcome Home* / Blowin' In The Wind - 1965 *Recorded 3/9-November-1963. 
Okeh 7229 - Where Have All The Flowers Gone / I'll Keep On Trying - 1965 
Okeh 7236 - Funny (Not Much) / One Heart Lonely - 1966
Okeh 7247 - It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom* / Tear For Tear** - 1966  (some copies issued with picture sleeve) Issued 1966 in the U. K. on Columbia DB 7949. *recorded
31-March-1966.     **also recorded in 1962 by Gene Chandler on Vee-Jay 461.
Okeh - The Folks Who Live On The Hill - 1967 (recorded 8-July-1966 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2007 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson Welcome Home The Okeh Recordings Vol 2" CDKEND 266)
Okeh 7256 - After You There Can Be Nothing / My Funny Valentine - 1966
Okeh 7260 - A Corner In The Sun / Not You - 1966
Okeh 7272 - Speak Her Name / They Don't Give Medals (To Yesterday's Heroes) - 1967 (some copies issued with picture sleeve)
Okeh - I Think It's Going To Rain Today - 1967 (recorded 28-April-1967 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2007 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson Welcome Home The Okeh Recordings Vol 2" CDKEND 266)
Okeh - That's When I Come To You - 1967 (recorded 28-April-1967 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2007 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson Welcome Home The Okeh Recordings Vol 2" CDKEND 266)
Okeh 7285 - Deep In The Heart Of Harlem* / My One Chance To Make It - 1967 *recorded 28-April-1967.
Okeh 7295 - My Ship Is Comin' In* / A Cold, Cold Winter - 1967 *recorded 31-August-1967 --- also recorded in 1965 by Jimmy Radcliffe on Aurora 154. 
Okeh 7305 - Everything Under The Sun / Road To Ruin - 1968
Okeh - Forget The Girl - 1968 (recorded 26-September-1968 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2007 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson Speak Her Name" CDKEND 273)
Okeh - Just One Smile - 1968 (recorded 26-September-1968 --- unissued until it was released in the U. K. on the 2007 Kent Cd "Walter Jackson Speak Her Name" CDKEND 273)
Epic 10337 - The Bed / The Look Of Love - 1968
Epic 10408 - No Butterflies / Ad Lib - 1968
Cotillion 44053 - Anyway That You Want Me / Life Has It's Ups And Downs - 1969
Cotillion 44077 - Bless You / Coldest Days Of My Life* - 1970 *also recorded in 1972 by The Chi-lites on Brunswick 55478. 
U. S. A. 104 - The Walls That Seperate / A Fool For You - 1971
Wand 11247 - No Easy Way Down* / I'm All Cried Out - 1972 *also recorded in 1967 by The Germz on Vertigo 8001 and in 1970 by Na Allen on Atco 6753.
Brunswick 55498 - I Never Had It So Good / Easy Evil - 1973
Brunswick 55502 - It Doesn't Take Much / Let Me Come Back - 1973
Chi-Sound / U. A. 908 - Feelings* / Words (Are Impossible) - 1976 *also recorded in 1975 by Morris Albert on RCA 10279. 
Chi-Sound / U. A. 964 - Baby I Love Your Way* / What Would You Do - 1977 *cover of the 1975 recording by Peter Frampton on A & M 1738.
Chi-Sound / U. A. 1044 - It's All Over* / Gonna Find Me An Angel - 1977 *new version of 1964 track on Okeh 7204.
Chi-Sound / U. A. 1140 - If I Had My Way / We Could Fly - 1978
Chi-Sound / U. A. 1216 - I Won't Remember Ever Loving You / Manhattan Skyline - 1978
20th Century Fox 2426 - Magic Man / Golden Rays - 1979
Columbia 02037 - Tell Me Where It Hurts / When I See You - 1981
Columbia 02294 - Come To Me / What If I Walked Out On You - 1981
Kelli-Arts 1006 - Touching In The Dark / If I Had A Chance - 1982
Chi Sound 110 - It's Cool / When The Loving (Goes Out Of The Loving) - 1983 (this 45 was released three days before Walter Jackson's death)

LP's

Okeh 12107 - It's All Over - 1964 Tracks: It's All Over / A Blossom Fell/ That's What Mama Say / It Will Be The Last Time / Opportunity / I Don't Want To Suffer /// There Goes That Song Again /What Would You Do /Lee Cross /Then Only Then /This World Of Mine /Funny (Not Much).

Okeh 12108 - Welcome Home: The Many Moods Of Walter Jackson - 1965 Tracks: My Funny Valentine / Moonlight In Vermont / Let It Be Me / Suddenly I'm All Alone / Imagination / Welcome Home /// Moon River / Blowin' In The Wind / The Magic's Gone / Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) / Still At The Mercy Of Your Love / Where Have All The Flowers Gone.

Okeh 12120 - Speak Her Name - 1967 Tracks: They Don't Give Medals / Speak Her Name / Tear For Tear / She's A Woman / Not You / My One Chance To Make It / It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom / I'll Keep On Trying / Corner In The Sun / After You There Can Be Nothing.

Okeh 12128 - Walter Jackson's Greatest Hits - 1968 Tracks:  Speak Her Name / Lee Cross / Welcome Home / After You There Can Be Nothing / A Corner In The Sun / Funny It's All Over / Tear For Tear / It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom / My Ship Is Comin' In / Suddenly I'm All Alone.

Chi-Sound / U. A. 656 - Feeling Good - 1976 Tracks: Too Shy To Say / Player In The Band / Welcome Home / Please Pardon Me ( You Remind Me Of A Friend / Love Is Lovelier / Love Woke Me Up This Morning / Feelings / Words (Are Impossible) / I've Got It Bad Feeling Good / Someone Saved My Life Tonight.

Chi-Sound / U. A. 733 - I Want To Come Back As A Song - 1977 Tracks: Baby I Love Your Way / If You Walked Away / What Would You Do? / Everything Must Change / I Want To Come Back As A Song / (Gotta Find Me An) Angel / Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word / It's All Over / Stay A While With Me / I've Never Been To Me.

Chi-Sound / U. A. 844 - Good To See You - 1978 Tracks: I Don't Ever Remember Loving You / If I Had My Way / We Could Fly / Manhattan Skyline / If I Could See Myself / Good To See You / Open Up Your Heart / Forgetting Someone / Time. 

Chi-Sound / 20th Century Fox 586 - Send In The Clowns - 1979 Tracks: And If I Had / Magic Man / Girl, You're A Woman / Give It Up / Send In The Clowns / I Want To Be Your Every Need / Sounds Like A Love Song / The Meeting / Golden Rays.

Chi Sound 2009 - A Portrait Of Walter Jackson - 1983 Tracks: When The Loving (Goes Out Of The Loving) / Touching In The Dark / If I Had A Chance / Someone Saved My Life Tonight / Feelings / It's Cool / Unchained Melody / I Want To Come Back As A Song.

Discography by Bosko Asanovic