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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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
Jack Nance - Sun: Rock'n'Roll Collection: Volume 8: More Rebel Rockabilly album art Various All My Sins Are Taken Away Various - Sun: Rock'n'Roll Collection: Volume 8: More Rebel Rockabilly (Comp) Sun (9) Japan 1979 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
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
263520 Jack Nance - Thunderbird, The 1956-1959 SUN & PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL Recordings album art Sonny Burgess & The Pacers Sonny Burgess & The Pacers - Thunderbird, The 1956-1959 SUN & PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL Recordings(CD, Comp, RM) Hoodoo Records 263520 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
263563 Jack Nance - Rock House, 1956-1962 Rock 'n' Roll Recordings album art Conway Twitty Conway Twitty - Rock House, 1956-1962 Rock 'n' Roll Recordings(CD, Comp, RM) Hoodoo Records 263563 Europe 2017 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 Australia 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
45-MGM(I)1003 Conway Twitty The Story Of My Love (as Nance) Conway Twitty - The Story Of My Love / Make Me Know You're Mine(7", Single) MGM Records 45-MGM(I)1003 Ireland 1958 Sell This Version
MGM-EP-719 Jack Nance - Saturday Night With Conway Twitty album art Conway Twitty She's Mine (as Nance) and 1 more… Conway Twitty - Saturday Night With Conway Twitty(7", EP) MGM Records MGM-EP-719 UK 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 - 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... Ricordi Italy 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 - Lonely Blue Boy album art Conway Twitty I Viberate (as Nance) Conway Twitty - Lonely Blue Boy MGM Records, MGM Records Italy 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 South Africa 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
JN 1813 Jack Nance - I Sing Amore album art Joe Sentieri It's Only Make Believe (as Nance) Joe Sentieri - I Sing Amore(7") Juke Box JN 1813 Italy 1959 Sell This Version