Earl Burrows

Real Name:
Earl Solomon Burroughs
Profile:
Earl Burrows (born September 16, 1925, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – died April 8, 2016 in Oakland, California, USA) better known by his stage name Jack Hammer, was an American pianist, singer and songwriter probably best known as the co-writer with Otis Blackwell "Great Balls Of Fire". In 1956 he made his first recording. He recorded albums on Warwick and Polydor, before moving to Europe. Hammer recorded several singles and an LP for the Belgian Ronnex label.1961 he had minor in Europe "Kissin' Twist", sold well especially in Germany, Belgium and France. Jack Hammer wrote songs for Jerry Lee Lewis ("Milkshake Mademoiselle"), Big Danny Oliver ("Sapphire"), The Impacts ("Croc-o-doll") and The Cadillacs ("Peek-a-Boo"). Soft Cell covered "Down In The Subway" in their 1984 single and Marc Almond has sung live few of his compositions, "Switchblade Operator" and "Mean And Evil Me".
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Writing & Arrangement

1004 Earl Burrows - Doin The Bop / The Rain Song album art Charlene Bartley The Rain Song Charlene Bartley - Doin The Bop / The Rain Song(7", Single, Promo) President (2) 1004 US 1955 Sell This Version
F3048 Earl Burrows - Fujiyama Mama / Wheels Of Love album art Annisteen Allen Fujiyama Mama Annisteen Allen - Fujiyama Mama / Wheels Of Love Capitol Records F3048 US 1955 Sell This Version
F3843 Earl Burrows - No Wedding Bells For Joe album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - No Wedding Bells For Joe (Single) Capitol Records F3843 US 1957 Sell This Version
BL 54020 Earl Burrows - The "Fox" In Hi-Fi album art George Williams And His Orchestra Jack Hammer Drill George Williams And His Orchestra - The "Fox" In Hi-Fi(LP, Album) Brunswick BL 54020 US 1957 Sell This Version
T 1384 Earl Burrows - Rockin' With Wanda album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - Rockin' With Wanda (Comp, Album) Capitol Records T 1384 US 1960 Sell This Version
F 80454 Earl Burrows - Fujiyama Mama / Cool Love album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama (as Burows) Wanda Jackson - Fujiyama Mama / Cool Love(7", Single) Capitol Records F 80454 Germany 1961 Sell This Version
EAP1-20464, EAP. 1-20.464 Earl Burrows - Rockin' With Wanda album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - Rockin' With Wanda(7", EP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records EAP1-20464, EAP. 1-20.464 France 1963 Sell This Version
CR- 1977 Earl Burrows - Fujiyama Mama/ Long Tall Sally album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - Fujiyama Mama/ Long Tall Sally (Single) Capitol Records CR- 1977 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
SRS 5120, 1E 048 ◦ 81026 Earl Burrows - Pioneers Of Rock. Vol 2 album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama (as Burrows) Wanda Jackson - Pioneers Of Rock. Vol 2 (Comp) Starline, Starline SRS 5120, 1E 048 ◦ 81026 UK 1972 Sell This Version
1J 134-81970/71 Earl Burrows - Rock And Roll At The Capitol Tower album art Various Fujiyama Mama Various - Rock And Roll At The Capitol Tower(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Capitol Records 1J 134-81970/71 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
2 M 232-85141, 4M232-85141, 85141 Earl Burrows - Les Plus Grands Noms Du Rock album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - Les Plus Grands Noms Du Rock (Comp) Music For Pleasure, Music For Pleasure 2 M 232-85141, 4M232-85141, 85141 France 1977 Sell This Version
2S 150-85334/35 Earl Burrows - Only Rock N Roll album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - Only Rock N Roll (Comp) Capitol Records 2S 150-85334/35 France 1978 Sell This Version
GP 644 Earl Burrows - Disco Otomisan album art Ebonee Webb フジヤマ・ママ Fujiyama Mama (as E. Barrows) Ebonee Webb - Disco Otomisan (Album) Seven Seas GP 644 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
ALR-6003 Earl Burrows - Paraiso album art Harry Hosono* And The Yellow Magic Band Fujiyama Mama Harry Hosono* And The Yellow Magic Band - Paraiso (Album) Alfa ALR-6003 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
1C064-85 998 Earl Burrows - 20 Rock 'N' Roll Hits album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama (as E. Burrows) Wanda Jackson - 20 Rock 'N' Roll Hits (Comp) Capitol Records 1C064-85 998 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
BSK 3515 Earl Burrows - Don't Follow Me, I'm Lost Too album art Pearl Harbour Fujiyama Mama (as Burrows) Pearl Harbour - Don't Follow Me, I'm Lost Too (Album) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3515 US 1980 Sell This Version
217 Earl Burrows - Feelin' Right Tonight / Fujiyama Mama album art Martha Hull Fujiyama Mama Martha Hull - Feelin' Right Tonight / Fujiyama Mama(7", Single) Ripsaw Records 217 US 1981 Sell This Version
CE 2272 Earl Burrows - Hungry For Hits album art Various Fujiyama Mama (as Burrows) Various - Hungry For Hits (Comp) K-Tel CE 2272 UK 1984 Sell This Version
KAZ 10 T Earl Burrows - Fujiyama Mama / We Are Ninja album art Frank Chickens Fujiyama Mama Frank Chickens - Fujiyama Mama / We Are Ninja (Single, Maxi) Kaz Records KAZ 10 T UK 1984 Sell This Version
2M026-86324, 2M 026-86.324 Earl Burrows - Testament Du Rock Vol. 4 album art Various Fujiyama Mama (as E. Burrows) Various - Testament Du Rock Vol. 4(LP, Comp, Mono) Music For Pleasure, Music For Pleasure 2M026-86324, 2M 026-86.324 France 1984 Sell This Version
SRNR-32, OP-2571 Earl Burrows - Red-Hot Rockabilly album art Various Fujiyama Mama Various - Red-Hot Rockabilly (Comp) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products SRNR-32, OP-2571 US 1989 Sell This Version
LP-FV 1175 Earl Burrows - Hot Boppin' Girls Vol. VII album art Various Fujiyama Mama (as E.Burrows) Various - Hot Boppin' Girls Vol. VII(LP, Comp) Supersonic Sound (2) LP-FV 1175 US 1991 Sell This Version
2511954 Earl Burrows - Red Hot Rockabilly - 60 All Time Rock 'N' Roll Classics album art Various Fujiyama Mama (as Burrows) Various - Red Hot Rockabilly - 60 All Time Rock 'N' Roll Classics(3xCass, Comp) Sun (9) 2511954 Australia 1992 Sell This Version
BCD 15 629 DI Earl Burrows - Right Or Wrong album art Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson - Right Or Wrong(4xCD, Comp, RE, RM + Box, Comp, RE, RM) Bear Family Records BCD 15 629 DI Germany 1992 Sell This Version
TECX-25634 Earl Burrows - Tokyo Rockabilly Syndrome album art Various Fujiyama Mama Various - Tokyo Rockabilly Syndrome(CD, Comp) Go Cat Go Records TECX-25634 Japan 1993 Sell This Version