Jimmie Thomas

Real Name:
Leon René
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Leon René (b.February 6, 1902, Covington, Louisiana, USA – d.May 30, 1982, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American music composer of R&B and rock and roll songs and a record producer in the 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. He sometimes used the songwriting pseudonym Jimmie Thomas or Jimmy Thomas. He also established several record labels. Brother of Otis Rene.
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Jimmie Thomas Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

Jimmie Thomas - Break It Up / Side-Track album art Googie Rene And His Band Break It Up (as Thomas) Googie Rene And His Band - Break It Up / Side-Track (Single) Class US 1957 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Let Me Know Let Me Know / Hey Girl - Hey Boy album art Oscar McLollie And Jeanette Baker / Oscar McLollie Hey Girl - Hey Boy (as J. Thomas) Oscar McLollie And Jeanette Baker / Oscar McLollie - Let Me Know Let Me Know / Hey Girl - Hey Boy (Single) Class US 1958 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - The Bluebird, The Buzzard & The Oriole / Alone Too Long album art Bobby Day The Bluebird, The Buzzard & The Oriole Bobby Day - The Bluebird, The Buzzard & The Oriole / Alone Too Long (Single) Class US 1958 Sell This Version
MEP 459 Jimmie Thomas - The Hula Hoop Song album art Tommy Halldén With The Rockin' Jupiters Rock-In' Robin (as J. Thomas) Tommy Halldén With The Rockin' Jupiters - The Hula Hoop Song(7", EP) Metronome MEP 459 Sweden 1958 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Rock-In Robin / Over And Over album art Bobby Day Rock-In Robin (as J. Thomas) Bobby Day - Rock-In Robin / Over And Over (Single) Class UK 1958 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Wiggle-Tail album art Googie Rene Wiggle-Tail Part 1 (as J. Thomas) and 1 more… Googie Rene - Wiggle-Tail (Single) Class Canada 1958 Sell This Version
R-742 Oscar McLollie And Jeanette Baker / Oscar McLollie Oscar McLollie And Jeanette Baker / Oscar McLollie - Hey Girl - Hey Boy / Let Me Know Let Me Know(Shellac, 10", Single) Regency (2) R-742 Canada 1958 Sell This Version
23 874 Jimmie Thomas - Wenn Musik Spielt / Rocky Robby album art Bibi Johns Rocky Robby (Rockin' Robin) (as Thomas) Bibi Johns - Wenn Musik Spielt / Rocky Robby(7", Single, Mono) Polydor 23 874 Germany 1958 Sell This Version
95 Jimmie Thomas - Rockin' Robin / Susie Darlin' album art Gary King (13) / Bobbie Rett Rockin' Robin (as J. Thomas) Gary King (13) / Bobbie Rett - Rockin' Robin / Susie Darlin'(7") Bell Records 95 US 1958 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Mr. & Mrs. Rock-'N-Roll / Gotta New Girl album art Bobby Day Mr. & Mrs. Rock-'N-Roll (as J. Thomas) Bobby Day - Mr. & Mrs. Rock-'N-Roll / Gotta New Girl (Single) Class Canada 1959 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Music From The Soundtrack Of The Columbia Picture "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" album art Louis Prima And Keely Smith* With Sam Butera And The Witnesses Hey, Boy! Hey, Girl! (Reprise) (as J. Thomas) and 1 more… Louis Prima And Keely Smith* With Sam Butera And The Witnesses - Music From The Soundtrack Of The Columbia Picture "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" (Album) Capitol Records Australia 1959 Sell This Version
249 Jimmie Thomas - Bag-Pipe Rock / Isle Of Capri album art Jim Balcom Bag-Pipe Rock (as J. Thomas) Jim Balcom - Bag-Pipe Rock / Isle Of Capri(7", Single, Promo) Class 249 US 1959 Sell This Version
PRO 967, PRO 968, PRO 969, PRO 970 Jimmie Thomas - Sounds Unlimited - Excerpts From New Albums For March, 1959 album art Various Hey, Boy! Hey, Girl! (as J. Thomas) Various - Sounds Unlimited - Excerpts From New Albums For March, 1959(2xLP, Album, Comp, Promo) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records PRO 967, PRO 968, PRO 969, PRO 970 US 1959 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Gee Whiz / Over And Over album art Bobby Day Gee Whiz (as J. Thomas) Bobby Day - Gee Whiz / Over And Over Rendezvous Records UK 1960 Sell This Version
227001 Jimmie Thomas - College Twist Party album art Carroll Brothers Rockin' Robin (as Jay Thomas) Carroll Brothers - College Twist Party(7", EP, Mono) Cameo Parkway 227001 France 1960 Sell This Version
ABC-394 Jimmie Thomas - Cozy Inn album art Leon McAuliff* Rockin' Robin (as M. Thomas) Leon McAuliff* - Cozy Inn(LP, Album, Mono) ABC-Paramount ABC-394 USA & Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Oop-I-Du-Pers Ball album art Bobby Day Oop-I-Du-Pers Ball (as J. Thomas) and 1 more… Bobby Day - Oop-I-Du-Pers Ball (Single) Rendezvous Records US 1962 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - College Twist Party album art Carroll Brothers Rockin' Robin (as Jay Thomas) Carroll Brothers - College Twist Party (Album) Cameo, Cameo US 1960 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Lover Please! album art Clyde McPhatter Rockin' Robin (as Jimmy Thomas) Clyde McPhatter - Lover Please! (Album) Mercury, Mercury US 1962 Sell This Version
SR 20711, SR-20711 Clyde McPhatter Rockin' Robin (as Jimmy Thomas) Clyde McPhatter - Lover Please!(LP, Album) Mercury, Mercury SR 20711, SR-20711 US 1962 Sell This Version
K-449X Jimmie Thomas - Look At Your Girl / Hard Times album art Googie Rene Googie Rene - Look At Your Girl / Hard Times(7", Single, Promo) Kapp Records K-449X US 1963 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Oldies But Goodies Vol. 5 album art Various Rockin' Robin (as Thomas) Various - Oldies But Goodies Vol. 5 (Album, Comp) Original Sound US 1963 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - Do The Bird album art Dee Dee Sharp* Rockin' Robin (as J. Thomas) Dee Dee Sharp* - Do The Bird (Album) Cameo New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
C 2002 Jimmie Thomas - 18 Golden Hits Dee Dee Sharp album art Dee Dee Sharp* Rockin' Robin Dee Dee Sharp* - 18 Golden Hits Dee Dee Sharp(LP, Comp, Mono) Cameo, Cameo Parkway C 2002 US 1964 Sell This Version
Jimmie Thomas - The Hollies album art The Hollies Rocking' Robin (as Thomas) The Hollies - The Hollies (EP) Parlophone, Parlophone UK 1964 Sell This Version