W.S. Stevenson

Real Name:
William Aubrey McCall Jr.
Profile:
'50s record company 4 Star Records president who credited himself as co-songwriter on tunes that he owned and sometimes made changes to. These not only include songs that he bought outright, but also those written by songwriters who were under contract to his label. Born 1900 in Allen, Oklahoma and died 1978.

Not to be confused with Motown songwriter William Stevenson
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Writing & Arrangement

X-38 W.S. Stevenson - Mathew 24 / Garden In The Sky album art Armstrong Twins* With Patsy* / Armstrong Twins* Garden In The Sky (as Stevenson) Armstrong Twins* With Patsy* / Armstrong Twins* - Mathew 24 / Garden In The Sky(Shellac, 10") 4 Star Records X-38 US 1950 Sell This Version
28898 W.S. Stevenson - Let Me Be The One / I'm Yesterday's Girl album art Goldie Hill Let Me Be The One (as W. S. Stevenson) Goldie Hill - Let Me Be The One / I'm Yesterday's Girl(10", Promo) Decca 28898 US 1953 Sell This Version
9-76011 W.S. Stevenson - Let Me Be The One / I'm Tired Of Bummin' Around album art Hank Locklin Let Me Be The One and 1 more… Hank Locklin - Let Me Be The One / I'm Tired Of Bummin' Around (Single) 4 Star Records 9-76011 Canada 1953 Sell This Version
1196 W.S. Stevenson - Wild Oats / Let Me Be The One No. 2 album art Lonzo And Oscar* Let Me Be The One No. 2 (as Stevenson) Lonzo And Oscar* - Wild Oats / Let Me Be The One No. 2(10") Dot Records 1196 US 1954 Sell This Version
114 W.S. Stevenson - Don't Ever Leave Me / When The Saints Go Marching In album art Angel Face (4) With Frank Motley & His Crew* When The Saints Go Marching In Angel Face (4) With Frank Motley & His Crew* - Don't Ever Leave Me / When The Saints Go Marching In(Shellac, 10") Big Town (2) 114 US 1954 Sell This Version
1658 W.S. Stevenson - The Soldier's Prayer Book / Tattler's Wagon album art T. Texas Tyler Tattler's Wagon (as W. S. Stevenson) T. Texas Tyler - The Soldier's Prayer Book / Tattler's Wagon 4 Star Records 1658 USA & Canada 1954 Sell This Version
1660 W.S. Stevenson - Old Blue / Courtin' In The Rain album art T. Texas Tyler And His Band Old Blue (as W. S. Stevenson) T. Texas Tyler And His Band - Old Blue / Courtin' In The Rain 4 Star Records 1660 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-X-78 W.S. Stevenson - Don't Monkey Round My Widder / Part Of My Heart Is Missing album art The Carolina Drifters Part Of My Heart Is Missing The Carolina Drifters - Don't Monkey Round My Widder / Part Of My Heart Is Missing(7", Single) 4 Star Records 45-X-78 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-1657 W.S. Stevenson - Mama Says It's Naughty / Old Pal Of Yesterday album art Maddox Bros. & Rose* Maddox Bros. & Rose* - Mama Says It's Naughty / Old Pal Of Yesterday(7") 4 Star Records 45-1657 US 1954 Sell This Version
X-78 W.S. Stevenson - Don't Monkey Round My Widder / Part Of My Heart Is Missing album art The Carolina Drifters Part Of My Heart Is Missing The Carolina Drifters - Don't Monkey Round My Widder / Part Of My Heart Is Missing(10", Single) 4 Star Records X-78 US 1954 Sell This Version
9-61523 W.S. Stevenson - Hidin' Out / Turn The Cards Slowly album art Patsy Cline Hidin' Out Patsy Cline - Hidin' Out / Turn The Cards Slowly(7", Single) Coral 9-61523 US 1955 Sell This Version
EP-45 Carl Belew Carl Belew - Another Lonely Night(7", EP, Promo) 4 Star Records EP-45 US 1955 Sell This Version
9-29963 W.S. Stevenson - Stop, Look And Listen / I've Loved And Lost Again album art Patsy Cline Stop, Look And Listen Patsy Cline - Stop, Look And Listen / I've Loved And Lost Again Decca 9-29963 US 1956 Sell This Version
1688 W.S. Stevenson - Empty Bottle, Empty Heart album art Hank Locklin Who Will It Be (as W. S. Stevenson) Hank Locklin - Empty Bottle, Empty Heart(7") 4 Star Records 1688 US 1956 Sell This Version
1690 W.S. Stevenson - The Girl With The Calico Horse / All Because Of My Jealous Heart album art Holly Lane with The Buckskins The Girl With The Calico Horse Holly Lane with The Buckskins - The Girl With The Calico Horse / All Because Of My Jealous Heart(7", Single) 4 Star Records 1690 US 1956 Sell This Version
PC-11 W.S. Stevenson - Come On In album art Patsy Cline Hidin' Out Patsy Cline - Come On In(7", EP, Promo) 4 Star Records PC-11 US 1956 Sell This Version
EP-21 W.S. Stevenson - That Wonderful Someone album art Patsy Cline Fingerprints (as W. S. Stevenson) and 1 more… Patsy Cline - That Wonderful Someone (EP) Decca EP-21 US 1957 Sell This Version
9-30504 W.S. Stevenson - I Don't Wanta / Then You'll Know album art Patsy Cline I Don't Wanta Patsy Cline - I Don't Wanta / Then You'll Know (Single) Decca 9-30504 US 1957 Sell This Version
DL-8611 W.S. Stevenson - Patsy Cline album art Patsy Cline Ain't No Wheels On This Ship and 3 more… Patsy Cline - Patsy Cline (Album) Decca DL-8611 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
9-30406 W.S. Stevenson - Three Cigarettes In An Ashtray album art Patsy Cline Three Cigarettes In An Ashtray Patsy Cline - Three Cigarettes In An Ashtray (Single) Decca 9-30406 US 1957 Sell This Version
T818, T-818 W.S. Stevenson - Spirituals album art Tennessee Ernie Ford When God Dips His Love In My Heart Tennessee Ernie Ford - Spirituals (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T818, T-818 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
CC-15 W.S. Stevenson - Walkin' After Midnight / Hidin' Out album art Calvin Coolidge (4) Hidin' Out Calvin Coolidge (4) - Walkin' After Midnight / Hidin' Out(7", Single, Promo) 4 Star Records CC-15 US 1957 Sell This Version
EAP 3-818 W.S. Stevenson - Spirituals (Part 3) album art Tennessee Ernie Ford When God Dips His Love In My Heart Tennessee Ernie Ford - Spirituals (Part 3)(7", EP) Capitol Records EAP 3-818 Spain 1958 Sell This Version
1717x45 W.S. Stevenson - Playing With My Heart / Big Door album art Gene Brown (2) Playing With My Heart and 1 more… Gene Brown (2) - Playing With My Heart / Big Door(7") 4 Star Records 1717x45 US 1958 Sell This Version
X5496 W.S. Stevenson - Shirley Purley album art Jimmie Maddin Stop The World (as W. Stevenson) Jimmie Maddin - Shirley Purley(7") Imperial X5496 US 1958 Sell This Version