Jerry Lee Lewis ‎– The Sun Years

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Sun (9) ‎– SUN 102, Sun (9) ‎– SUN BOX 102
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Record 1: Dixie (1956)
A1 End Of The Road (A) 1:47
A2 Crazy Arms (A)
Written-By – Charles Seals*, Ralph Mooney
2:43
A3 You're The Only Star (In My Blue Heaven) (D) 2:37
A4 Born To Lose (C)
Written-By – Frankie Brown (2)
2:39
A5 Tomorrow Night (C)
Written-By – Sam Coslow, Will Grosz*
2:55
A6 Silver Threads (Amongst The Gold) (C) 2:04
A7 I'm Throwing Rice (C)
Written-By – Ed Nelson*, Eddy Arnold, Steve Nelson (4)
2:13
A8 I Love You So Much It Hurts (C)
Written-By – Floyd Tillman
2:17
A9 Deep Elem Blues (C)
Written-By – Bob Attlesey, Joe Attlesey
2:44
B1 Hand Me Down My Walking Cane (C)
Written-By – James A. Bland
2:17
B2 The Crawdad Song (C) 1:48
B3 Dixie (Instr.) (C)
Written-By – Daniel Decatur Emmett
1:30
B4 The Marines' Hymn (Instr.) (C) 2:24
B5 Goodnight Irene (D) 2:59
B6 Goodnight Irene (D) 3:02
B7 Will The Circle Be Unbroken (C)
Written-By – A.P. Carter*
2:22
B8 Old Time Religion (D) 1:52
B9 When The Saints Go Marching In (B) 2:08
Record 2: Whole Lotta' Shakin' (January/February 1957)
C1 Turn Around (A)
Written-By – Carl Perkins
2:48
C2 That Lucky Old Sun (C)
Written By – Gillespie/Smith
3:08
C3 I Love You Because (D)
Written-By – Leon Payne
3:01
C4 I Can't Help It (C) 2:52
C5 Cold, Cold Heart (D) 3:05
C6 Shame On You (C)
Written-By – Lawrence Welk, Red Foley
2:08
C7 I'll Keep On Loving You (C)
Written-By – Floyd Tillman
1:49
C8 You're The Only Star (In My Blue Heaven) (C) 2:21
C9 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (D) 2:41
D1 Ole Pal Of Yesterday (D) 2:36
D2 It'll Be Me (D) 2:27
D3 Pumpin' Piano Rock (C) 2:03
D4 You Win Again (D) 2:05
D5 Love Letters In The Sand (E)
Written-By – Chas. Kenny*, J. Fred Coots, Nick Kenny
2:01
D6 Little Green Valley (D)
Written-By – Carson Robison
1:52
D7 It'll Be Me (D) 3:45
D8 It'll Be Me (A) 2:44
D9 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (A) 2:52
Record 3: Lewis Boogie (Summer 1957)
E1 Lewis Boogie (D) 1:57
E2 It'll Be Me (A) 2:12
E3 All Night Long (D) 2:00
E4 Sixty Minute Man (D)
Written-By – Billy Ward (2), Rose Marks
1:47
E5 I Don't Love Nobody (C) 2:08
E6 My Carolina Sunshine Girl (C) 1:51
E7 Long Gone Lonesome Blues (C) 2:02
E8 You Are My Sunshine (C)
Written-By – Jimmie Davis
2:23
E9 Lewis Boogie (A) 1:58
F1 Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee (C)
Written-By – J. Mayo Williams, Stick McGhee
2:35
F2 Honey Hush (C)
Written-By – Lou Willie Turner
2:03
F3 Singing The Blues (C)
Written-By – Melvin Endsley
2:06
F4 Rockin' With Red (E)
Written-By – Willie L. Perryman
2:17
F5 Matchbox (B) 1:42
F6 Matchbox (D) 1:49
F7 Ubangi Stomp (A)
Written-By – Charles Underwood
1:47
F8 Rock 'N' Roll Ruby (C)
Written-By – Johnny Cash
1:58
F9 So Long, I'm Gone (C) 2:11
Record 4: Balls Of Fire (September 1957 To January 1958)
G1 Ooby Dooby (D)
Written-By – Dick Penner, Wade Moore
1:57
G2 I Forgot To Remember To Forget (D) 3:08
G3 You Win Again (B) 2:53
G4 I'm Feeling Sorry (D) 2:34
G5 I'm Feeling Sorry (A) 2:39
G6 Mean Woman Blues (A)
Written-By – Claude Demetrius
2:24
G7 Why Should I Cry Over You (E)
Written-By – Jimmie Smith (2)
2:34
G8 Great Balls Of Fire (D) 5:52
H1 Great Balls Of Fire (D) 2:58
H2 Great Balls Of Fire (A) 2:03
H3 You Win Again (A) 2:55
H4 Cool Cool Ways (Sexy Ways) (C)
Written-By – Hank Ballard
3:06
H5 Milkshake Mademoiselle (D) 2:22
H6 Down The Line (D) 2:54
H7 I'm Sorry I'm Not Sorry (E)
Written-By – Wanda Ballman
2:35
H8 Down The Line (D) 2:02
Record 5: Good Rockin' Tonight (January To March 1958)
I1 Milkshake Mademoiselle (D) 2:24
I2 Milkshake Mademoiselle (D) 2:41
I3 Breathless (D) 2:34
I4 Down The Line (A) 2:12
I5 Breathless (A) 2:41
I6 High School Confidential (D) 2:29
I7 High School Confidential (D) 2:42
I8 High School Confidential (D) 2:43
J1 Good Rockin' Tonight (D)
Written-By – Roy Brown
2:41
J2 Pink Pedal Pushers (C)
Written-By – Carl Perkins
2:06
J3 Jailhouse Rock (C)
Written-By – Leiber & Stoller
1:56
J4 Hound Dog (C)
Written-By – Leiber & Stoller
1:24
J5 Don't Be Cruel (A) 1:58
J6 Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You) (C)
Written-By – Jimmie Hodges
2:44
J7 Jambalaya (On The Bayou) (A) 1:58
J8 Friday Night (C)
Written-By – James G. Liddle
1:42
J9 Big Legged Woman (C) 2:24
Record 6: Wild One (March/April 1958)
K1 Hello Hello Baby (A) 3:22
K2 Frankie And Johnny (A) 2:32
K3 It All Depends (On Who Will Buy The Wine) (B)
Written-By – Billy Mize
2:59
K4 Your Cheatin' Heart (C) 2:10
K5 Lovesick Blues (C)
Written-By – Cliff Friend, Irving Mills
2:08
K6 Goodnight Irene (A) 2:52
K7 Matchbox (A) 1:42
K8 Put Me Down (D) 2:21
K9 Fools Like Me (B)
Written-By – Murphy Maddux
3:10
L1 Wild One (Real Wild Child) (C)
Written-By – David Owens (2), John Greenan, Johnny O'Keefe
1:50
L2 Carrying On (Sexy Ways) (C)
Written-By – Hank Ballard
1:58
L3 Crazy Heart (D)
Written-By – Maurice Murray
3:06
L4 Put Me Down (D) 1:54
L5 Let The Good Times Roll (C)
Written-By – Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard
2:10
L6 Slippin' Around (C)
Written-By – Floyd Tillman
2:56
L7 I'll See You In My Dreams (Instr.) (E)
Written-By – Gus Kahn, Isham Jones
2:44
L8 Put Me Down (A) 2:09
L9 High School Confidential (B) 3:31
Record 7: Live And Let Live (May To November 1958)
M1 Memory Of You (E) 2:08
M2 Come What May (C)
Written-By – Frank Tableporter*
2:01
M3 Live And Let Live (E) 0:36
M4 Break Up (D) 2:24
M5 Crazy Heart (D)
Written-By – Maurice Murray
3:20
M6 I'll Make It All Up To You (D) 3:23
M7 Johnny B. Goode (D) 1:53
M8 Crazy Arms (D)
Written-By – Charles Seals*, Ralph Mooney
2:42
M9 Break Up (D) 2:39
N1 The Return Of Jerry Lee (A)
Narrator – George KleinNarrator, Producer – Jack Clement
2:32
N2 Settin' The Woods On Fire (D)
Written-By – Ken Nelson (2)
2:24
N3 Break Up (D) 2:29
N4 Johnny B. Goode (C) 2:39
N5 Break Up (A) 2:37
N6 I'll Make It All Up To You (B) 3:03
N7 I'll Make It (Overdub Excerpt) (D) 1:49
N8 I'll Make It All Up To You (A) 3:03
N9 Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee (D)
Written-By – J. Mayo Williams, Stick McGhee
3:00
Record 8: It Hurt Me So (November 1958 To March 1959)
O1 I'll Sail My Ship Alone (D)
Written-By – Henry Bernard, Henry Thurston, Lois Mann, Morry Burns
2:13
O2 I'll Sail My Ship Alone (A)
Written-By – Henry Bernard, Henry Thurston, Lois Mann, Morry Burns
2:07
O3 It Hurt Me So (D)
Written-By – Bill Justis
4:09
O4 It Hurt Me So (D)
Written-By – Bill Justis
3:48
O5 You're The Only Star (In My Blue Heaven) (D) 3:05
O6 Lovin' Up A Storm (D) 2:04
O7 Lovin' Up A Storm (A) 1:50
P1 Big Blon' Baby (A)
Written-By – Kenny Jacobson, Rhoda Roberts
1:39
P2 Sick And Tired (C)
Written-By – Chris Kenner
2:44
P3 (Just A Shanty In Old) Shanty Town (C)
Written-By – Joe Young (3), John Siros, Jack Little*
2:29
P4 Release Me (C)
Written-By – Dub Williams, Eddie Miller (3), Robert Young*, W.S. Stevenson
2:08
P5 I Could Never Be Ashamed Of You (D) 3:36
P6 Near You (Instr.) (C)
Written-By – Francis Craig, Kermit Goell
3:42
P7 I Could Never Be Ashamed Of You (A) 2:23
P8 Hillbilly Music (A)
Written-By – George Vaughn
2:05
Record 9: The Guilty One (March 1959 To January 1960)
Q1 My Blue Heaven (D)
Written-By – George Whiting, Walter Donaldson
1:56
Q2 My Blue Heaven (D)
Written-By – George Whiting, Walter Donaldson
1:44
Q3 Let's Talk About Us (D) 3:18
Q4 Home (A)
Written-By – Roger Miller
1:57
Q5 Night Train To Memphis (C)
Written-By – Beasley Smith, Marvin Hughes, Owen Bradley
2:07
Q6 The Ballad Of Billy Joe (A) 2:57
Q7 Let's Talk About Us (D) 2:02
Q8 Sail Away (C)
Vocals – Charlie Rich
2:24
Q9 Am I To Be The One (D)
Vocals – Charlie Rich
2:51
R1 I'm The Guilty One (E) 2:08
R2 Let's Talk About Us (A) 2:07
R3 Little Queenie (A) 2:23
R4 Lewis Workout (Instr.) (C) 3:11
R5 The Wild Side Of Life (C)
Written-By – Arlie Carter, William Warren
2:45
R6 Billy Boy (C) 2:17
R7 Mexicali Rose (C)
Written-By – Helen Stone, Jack Tenny*
1:33
R8 I Get The Blues When It Rains (Instr.) (A)
Written-By – Harry Stoddard, Marcy Klauser*
2:12
R9 In The Mood (Instr.) (A)
Written-By – Andy Razaf, Joe Garland
2:18
Record 10: What'd I Say (January 1960 To February 1961)
S1 Old Black Joe (A)
Backing Vocals – The Gene Lowery SingersWritten-By – Stephen Foster
2:04
S2 Baby, Baby, Bye, Bye (A)
Backing Vocals – The Gene Lowery SingersWritten By – Lewis/Smith
1:55
S3 As Long As I Live (A)
Written-By – Dorsey Burnette
2:25
S4 Bonnie B (A)
Written-By – Charles Underwood
2:18
S5 What'd I Say (D)
Written-By – Ray Charles
3:18
S6 C.C. Rider (C) 2:36
S7 Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes (A) 2:33
S8 John Henry (A) 2:30
S9 When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again (C)
Written-By – Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker
2:15
T1 When I Get Paid (A)
Piano – Larry MuhoberacWritten-By – Henry Sledd, York Wilburn
2:46
T2 Love Made A Fool Of Me (A)
Piano – Larry MuhoberacWritten-By – Henry Sledd, York Wilburn
2:46
T3 No More Than I Get (C)
Piano – Larry Muhoberac
2:23
T4 My Bonnie (C)
Written-By – Charles E. Pratt
2:33
T5 I Forgot To Remember To Forget (C) 2:11
T6 Cold, Cold Heart (A) 3:04
T7 Livin', Lovin' Wreck (A) 2:01
T8 What'd I Say (A)
Written-By – Ray Charles
2:25
Record 11: Won't Happen With Me (June 1961 To June 1962)
U1 It Won't Happen With Me (A)
Written-By – Raymond Evans*
3:07
U2 C.C. Rider (D) 2:22
U3 I Love You Because (C)
Written-By – Leon Payne
1:51
U4 Save The Last Dance For Me (A)
Written-By – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
1:49
U5 Hello Josephine (My Girl Josephine) (A)
Written-By – Fats Domino
1:40
U6 High Powered Woman (C)
Written-By – Sonny Terry
1:59
U7 Ramblin' Rose (D)
Written-By – Fred Burch, Marijohn Wilkin
3:24
U8 Rockin' The Boat Of Love (C)
Written-By – Carl Mann
2:39
U9 Money (A)
Written-By – Berry Gordy Jr.*, Janie Bradford
2:34
V1 I've Been Twistin' (D)
Written-By – Herman Parker Jr.*
3:15
V2 Whole Lotta Twistin' Goin' On (D) 3:18
V3 High Powered Woman (C)
Written-By – Sonny Terry
1:46
V4 I Know What It Means (D) 2:38
V5 Sweet Little Sixteen (A) 2:54
V6 Sweet Little Sixteen (C) 2:28
V7 Hello Josephine (My Girl Josephine) (C)
Written-By – Fats Domino
2:20
V8 Set My Mind At Ease (C)
Written-By – Red West
1:42
V9 Waiting For A Train (C) 1:51
Record 12: Can't Seem To Say Goodbye (June 1962 To August 1963)
W1 Waiting For A Train (C) 1:39
W2 Good Rockin' Tonight (C)
Written-By – Roy Brown
2:42
W3 Be Bop A Lula (C)
Written-By – Gene Vincent, Tex Davis*
2:25
W4 How's My Ex Treating You (A)
Written-By – Vic McAlpin
2:34
W5 Good Golly Miss Molly (A)
Written-By – John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell
2:18
W6 I Can't Trust Me (In Your Arms Anymore) (A)
Backing Vocals – Linda Gail LewisWritten-By – Tommy Certain, Vic McAlpin
2:12
W7 My Pretty Quadroon (C) 2:53
W8 Seasons Of My Heart (A)
Vocals – Linda Gail LewisWritten-By – Darrell Edwards, George Jones (2)
2:59
W9 Teenage Letter (A)
Written-By – Renald Richard
2:20
X1 Your Lovin' Ways (C)
Written-By – Alton Harkins, Robert Chilkin
2:37
X2 Just Who Is To Blame (C) 2:34
X3 Just Who Is To Blame (C) 2:19
X4 Hong Kong Blues (C)
Written-By – Hoagy Carmichael
2:04
X5 Love On Broadway (C)
Written-By – Ronnie Self
2:30
X6 One Minute Past Eternity (C)
Written-By – Bill Taylor (5)
2:03
X7 Invitation To Your Party (C)
Written-By – Bill Taylor (5)
1:54
X8 I Can't Seem To Say Goodbye (C)
Written-By – Don Robertson (2)
2:30
X9 Carry Me Back To Old Virginia (A) 2:23

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Catalog Number: SUN 102 on box spine, SUN BOX 102 on labels.

Comes in a box; cover opens to the left.
Comes with a 36-page, LP-size booklet with introduction by Sam C. Phillips, sessionography and discography of Lewis' Sun recordings, biography, photos, and other information.
Each LP sleeve has a photo on one side and a detailed, track-by-track analysis for that LP on the other.

Instr.=Instrumental.

The 209 recordings in this set are coded on this box as follows:
- A: 57 tracks (27%) - as mastered and first issued between 1956-1965 by Sam C. Phillips' original Sun Records Co.;
- B: 7 tracks (3.5%) - previously unissued raw tracks of recordings that were issued on original Sun with overdubbed vocal/instrumental accompaniment;
- C: 77 tracks (37%) - first issued after the Sun catalogue was bought by Shelby S. Singleton in 1969. Many of tracks, only previously issued in simulated stereo, are first issued here in original mono;
- D: 60 tracks (28.5%) - previously unissued alternative takes of previously issued titles;
- E: 8 tracks (4%) - previously unissued titles.

A2. Single master (version 1).
A3. Version 1, take 2.
A9. LP master (take 2).
B5. Take 2.
B6. Take 4.
B8. Take 1.
B9. Undubbed.
C3. Version 1.
C4. Version 1.
C5. Version 1.
C8. LP master (version 3, take 4).
C9. Version 1, take 1.
D1. Take 3.
D2. Version 1, take 1.
D4. Version 1, take 2.
D6. Take 1.
D7. Version 1: 3 false starts & take 1.
D8. Single master (take 5).
D9. Single master (version 2).
E1. Take 1.
E2. LP & EP master (version 2, take 3).
E3. Take 1.
E4. Take 2.
E5. Take 2.
E8. False start & take 2.
E9. Single master (take 2).
F1. LP master (version 1).
F4. With false start to "Keep Your Hands Off Of It" & chatter.
F5. Take 1.
F6. Take 2.
G1. Take 2.
G2. Version 1: 3 false starts, chatter & take 2.
G3. Undubbed master (version 2).
G4. Take 9.
G5. EP master (take 11).
G8. Religious discussion & take 4.
H1. Two false starts, chatter & take 12.
H2. Chatter & take 14.
H3. Single master (version 2).
H4. With speech, false start & chatter.
H5. Chatter (2 phrases) & take 1.
H6. Two false starts, chatter & take 2.
H8. Take 5.
I1. False start, chatter & take 2.
I2. Five false starts, chatter & take 4.
I3. Version 1, take 4.
I4. Single master (take 8).
I5. Single master (version 2, take 4).
I6. Version 1, take 2.
I7. Version 1, take 4.
I8. Version 1: 2 false starts, chatter & take 5.
J1. Version 1.
J4. Version 1.
K3. Undubbed LP & EP master.
K4. LP master (version 1).
K6. LP & EP master (take 3 overdubbed).
K7. LP & EP master (take 1 overdubbed).
K8. Version 1, take 3.
K9. Three false starts & take 1.
L1. Take 2.
L2. Take 3.
L3. Version 1: false start, chatter & take 1.
L4. Version 2, take 1.
L6. With false start & chatter.
L7. With false start & chatter.
L8. LP & EP master (version 2, take 4).
L9. Version 2: 3 false starts, 2 chatters & take 3.
M4. Version 1: chatter & take 2.
M5. Version 2 with chatter & chord.
M6. Version 1: 2 false starts & take 2.
M7. Version 1.
M8. Version 2 with chatter.
M9. False start to "Settin' The Woods On Fire", chatter & take 4 of version 1.
N2. LP master (overdub variant 1).
N3. Version 2: chatter & unknown take B (from takes 5, 8, 9 & 10).
N4. LP master (version 2).
N5. Single master (version 2, take 12).
N6. Undubbed single master (version 2, take 8).
N7. Version 1: overdubbed incomplete take 2 broken by chatter.
N8. Single master (version 2, take 8 overdubbed).
N9. Version 2: chatter, chords & take 2.
O1. Chatter & take 4.
O2. Single master (take 5).
O3. Tune, long chatter (1:36) & take 1.
O4. Chatter, chords & take 2.
O5. Version 3: 3 false starts, chatter, chord & take 1.
O6. Chatter, false start & take 4.
O7. Single master (take 6).
P5. Chatter, 4 false starts & take 4.
P6. Long false start (1:09) & take 1.
P7. Single master (take 5).
Q1. Version 1, take 1.
Q2. Version 1: chatter & take 3.
Q3. Version 1: 2 false starts, chatter & take 5.
Q7. Version 2, take 6.
Q8. Take 1.
Q9. Chatter, 3 false starts & take 3.
R2. Single master (version 2, take 5 overdubbed by female vocal chorus).
R4. Mono.
R5. Mono.
R6. Mono.
R7. Part 2 (fast).
R8. Single master (take 2).
R9. Single master (take 2).
S1. Single master (take 9 overdubbed).
S2. Single master (take 9 overdubbed).
S3. Single master (take 9).
S4. Single master (take 6).
S5. Version 2 mono.
S6. LP master (version 1) with slightly extended fade out, stereo.
S7. Stereo.
S8. Slightly extended fade out, stereo.
S9. Take 2 mono.
T1. Single master mono.
T2. Mono.
T3. Mono.
T4. Mono.
T5. Version 2.
T6. Single master (version 2 mono).
T7. Mono.
T8. Version 3 mono.
U1. Take 1.
U2. Version 2 mono.
U3. Version 2 mono.
U4. Mono.
U5. Sun LP-1265 master (version 1 mono).
U6. Sun LP-1000 master (version 1), stereo.
U7. Take 3.
U8. Mono.
U9. Single master mono.
V1. HAS.8323 master (take 4 mono).
V2. Take 2 mono.
V3. Sun CR 300006 master (version 2 mono).
V4. I Know What It Means 2:40
V5. Single master (version 2, take 4 mono).
V6. LP master (version 2, take 1 stereo).
V7. Sun LP-107 master (version 2 stereo).
V8. Take 1 mono.
V9. Sun LP-1003 master (version 1, take 1 mono).
W1. Sun 1119 1st printing & Sun LP-121 master (version 1, take 2 mono).
W2. LP master (version 2) mono.
W3. Mono.
W4. Single master (take 1 mono).
W5. Single master (take 2 mono).
W6. Single master (take 1 mono).
W7. Mono.
W8. Single master (mono).
W9. Single master (mono).
X1. Single master (mono).
X2. NY-6 master (take 1 mono).
X3. CR-300007 master (take 2 mono).
X4. CR-300002 master (take 1).
X5. Single master (mono).
X6. LP master (mono).
X7. Single master (take 1 mono).
X8. Single master (overdubbed mono with intro).
X9. Single master (take 5 overdubbed mono).

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