Jack Nance

Real Name:
Richard Jackson Nance
Profile:
American musician (drums, trumpet, guitar) and songwriter, born April 22, 1935 in Newport, Arkansas; died April 7, 2000 in Nashville, Texas (lung cancer). Started his career playing with Sonny Burgess, and joined childhood friend Conway Twitty's band in 1958. Together with Twitty he wrote "It's Only Make Believe". He left Twitty's band to go on tour with Roy Orbison in 1960.

Subsequently, Nance worked as an agent, promoter and road manager for variety of artists, including Sonny & Cher, The Moody Blues, Elvis Presley and The Temptations.
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Jack Nance Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

200, B.LP 200 Jack Nance - We Wanna Boogie album art Various Sweet Misery Various - We Wanna Boogie(LP, Comp, Mono, Unofficial) Bopcat, Bopcat 200, B.LP 200 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Sun: The Roots Of Rock: Volume 9: More Rebel Rockabilly album art Various All My Sins Are Taken Away Various - Sun: The Roots Of Rock: Volume 9: More Rebel Rockabilly (Comp) Charly Records UK 1976 Sell This Version
BOPCAT-700, BCLP-700, BC. RECORDS-700 Jack Nance - Rock Around The Town album art Various Smootchin' Jill and 1 more… Various - Rock Around The Town(LP, Comp, Mono, Unofficial) Bopcat, Bopcat, Bopcat BOPCAT-700, BCLP-700, BC. RECORDS-700 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Hep Cats Session album art Sonny Burgess & Carl Perkins Sonny Burgess & Carl Perkins - Hep Cats Session (Comp) Sun (9) UK 1981 Sell This Version
SS 36 Jack Nance - We Wanna Boogie album art Sonny Burgess Sonny Burgess - We Wanna Boogie(CD, Comp) Rounder Records SS 36 US 1990 Sell This Version
STCTU-002, STCTU-2 Jack Nance - Songs The Cramps Taught Us - Volume Two album art Various Red Headed Woman Various - Songs The Cramps Taught Us - Volume Two(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (Songs The Cramps Taught Us Series), Not On Label (Songs The Cramps Taught Us Series) STCTU-002, STCTU-2 Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Jack Nance - Mona Lisa / It's Only Make Believe album art Conway Twitty It's Only Make Believe (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Mona Lisa / It's Only Make Believe (Single) MGM Records UK 1958 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - It's Only Make Believe / I'll Try album art Conway Twitty Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe / I'll Try (Single) MGM Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - It's Only Make Believe album art Conway Twitty Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe (EP) MGM Records US 1958 Sell This Version
K 2002 Jack Nance - Lonely Blue Boy / I Viberate album art Conway Twitty I Viberate (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy / I Viberate(7") MGM Records K 2002 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Mona Lisa album art Conway Twitty Heavenly (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Mona Lisa (Single) MGM Records New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
SP 569 Jack Nance - Scoubidou / Ti Prego Amore album art Carla Boni / Carla Boni E Gino Latilla Ti Prego Amore Carla Boni / Carla Boni E Gino Latilla - Scoubidou / Ti Prego Amore(7") Cetra SP 569 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Mona Lisa album art Conway Twitty When I'm Not With You (as Nance) and 1 more… Conway Twitty - Mona Lisa (EP) MGM Records Italy 1959 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - The Story Of My Love / Make Me Know You're Mine album art Conway Twitty The Story Of My Love (as Nance) Conway Twitty - The Story Of My Love / Make Me Know You're Mine (Single) MGM Records Japan 1959 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Hey Little Lucy! (Don'tcha Put No Lipstick On) / When I'm Not With You album art Conway Twitty When I'm Not With You (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Hey Little Lucy! (Don'tcha Put No Lipstick On) / When I'm Not With You (Single) MGM Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Conway Twitty Sings album art Conway Twitty I Viberate (From My Head To My Feet) (as Nance) and 3 more… Conway Twitty - Conway Twitty Sings (Album) MGM Records UK 1959 Sell This Version
KGC-138 Jack Nance - Mona Lisa album art Conway Twitty Danny Boy (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Mona Lisa(7") MGM Records KGC-138 US 1959 Sell This Version
MGM-EP-698 Jack Nance - Hey Little Lucy! (Don'tcha Put No Lipstick On) / When I'm Not With You album art Conway Twitty When I'm Not With You (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Hey Little Lucy! (Don'tcha Put No Lipstick On) / When I'm Not With You(7", EP) MGM Records MGM-EP-698 UK 1959 Sell This Version
SP 529 Jack Nance - Ti Prego, Amore / Tom Dooley album art Guido Guarnera - Poker Di Voci* Ti Prego, Amore (as Nance) Guido Guarnera - Poker Di Voci* - Ti Prego, Amore / Tom Dooley(7") Cetra SP 529 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
45-MGM 6529 Jack Nance - Lonely Blue Boy / Hey Miss Ruby album art Conway Twitty Hey Miss Ruby (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy / Hey Miss Ruby(7", Gre) MGM Records 45-MGM 6529 Norway 1959 Sell This Version
SRL 10-028 Jack Nance - Ti Prego Amore / Vedo Te... Sogno Te... album art Emilio Pericoli Ti Prego Amore (as Nance) Emilio Pericoli - Ti Prego Amore / Vedo Te... Sogno Te...(7") Ricordi SRL 10-028 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
N. 20023 Jack Nance - Ti Prego Amore (It's Only Make Believe) album art Joe Sentieri Joe Sentieri - Ti Prego Amore (It's Only Make Believe)(Flexi, 7", S/Sided) Il Musichiere, The Red Record N. 20023 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
7 MQ 1261 Jack Nance - Romanzo D'Amore (''The Story Of My Love'') album art Tony Renis Romanzo D'Amore (''The Story Of My Love'') (as J. Nance) Tony Renis - Romanzo D'Amore (''The Story Of My Love'')(7") La Voce Del Padrone 7 MQ 1261 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
Ld A 6510 Jack Nance - Dance, Darling, Dance album art Germana Caroli Ti Prego Amore (It's Only Make Believe) (as Nance) Germana Caroli - Dance, Darling, Dance(7") Durium Ld A 6510 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
Jack Nance - Is A Blue Bird Blue / She's Mine album art Conway Twitty She's Mine (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Is A Blue Bird Blue / She's Mine (Single) MGM Records Greece 1960 Sell This Version