Fortune Records (2)

Fortune Records (2)

Profile:
American R&B, soul and country label founded in 1946 by Jack and Devora Brown in Detroit, Michigan. Most of the label's releases were recorded at the in-house studio Fortune Recording Studio. Early releases were on 78 rpm only, with 45 rpm pressings starting around catalog #165 in 1952.

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Contact Info:
11839 Twelfth Street
Detroit 6, Mich.
(Contact info now obsolete)

11629 Linwood
Detroit 6, Mich.
(Contact info now obsolete)

3942 Third Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(Contact info now obsolete)
Sites:
[l147246]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
103 Would You? / That's What Ireland Means To Me  album cover Fred Kendall And The Starlite Trio Would You? / That's What Ireland Means To Me(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 103 US 1947 Sell This Version
112 Jeff Durham And His Rhythm Playboys Tennessee Boogie / Spring Is Made For Love(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 112 US 1949 Sell This Version
113 Black Eyed Peas / Bobbin’ At Barbee’s  album cover Robert Barnes Sextette Black Eyed Peas / Bobbin’ At Barbee’s(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 113 US 1949 Sell This Version
120 Hamtramck Mama / Highland Park Girl	  album cover York Bros.* Hamtramck Mama / Highland Park Girl 120 US 1949 Sell This Version
121 Sunset Beau / Sitting On Top Of The World  album cover Skeet Ring And The Hillbilly Swingsters Sunset Beau / Sitting On Top Of The World(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 121 US 1949 Sell This Version
123 I Sent Your Roses / Okee Doaks!  album cover Jeff Durham And His Kentucky Boys I Sent Your Roses / Okee Doaks!(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 123 US 1952 Sell This Version
125 Nobles’ Shuffle / I May Be Wrong  album cover Jimmy Milner And His Blue Ribbon Band* Nobles’ Shuffle / I May Be Wrong(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 125 US 1949 Sell This Version
126 No Rose in San Antone / Dirty Boogie  album cover Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys No Rose in San Antone / Dirty Boogie 126 US 1949 Sell This Version
126 Okee Doaks / Dirty Boogie  album cover Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys Okee Doaks / Dirty Boogie(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 126 US 1950 Sell This Version
127 If The Blues Don't Kill Me / One Heart Too Many  album cover Doyle Franklin And His Red River Boys If The Blues Don't Kill Me / One Heart Too Many(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 127 US 1950 Sell This Version
129 Honky Tonkin' Blues / The Fire In My Heart  album cover Earl Songer And His Rocky Road Ramblers* Honky Tonkin' Blues / The Fire In My Heart(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 129 US 1949 Sell This Version
133 Never Marry A Tennessee Gal / We Never Get Too Big To Cry  album cover Roy Hall and His Cohutta Mountain Boys Never Marry A Tennessee Gal / We Never Get Too Big To Cry(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 133 US 1950 Sell This Version
140 Kentucky Highway / Alone At A Table For Two  album cover Slim Williams With The Sons Of The Prairie Kentucky Highway / Alone At A Table For Two(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 140 US 1950 Sell This Version
144 Whose Naughty Baby Are You? / Spanish Fire Bells  album cover Earl Songer & His Rocky Road Ramblers Whose Naughty Baby Are You? / Spanish Fire Bells(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 144 US Unknown Sell This Version
145 Mean And Evil Blues / The Tattooed Lady  album cover Johnnie White And His Rhythm Riders / Skeet's McDonald* Johnnie White And His Rhythm Riders / Skeet's McDonald* - Mean And Evil Blues / The Tattooed Lady(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 145 US 1950 Sell This Version
146 I Don't Mean A Thing To You / Lonely Heart  album cover Hal Clark And The West-O-Crats I Don't Mean A Thing To You / Lonely Heart(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 146 US 1950 Sell This Version
150 Heartaches And Teardrops / Joe's Mandolin Boogie  album cover Hubert Friar And His Hillbilly Hicks Heartaches And Teardrops / Joe's Mandolin Boogie(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 150 US 1950 Sell This Version
153 Your Love Is Sweet / She Started Teasing Me  album cover Ernest Johnson With The Western Night Riders Your Love Is Sweet / She Started Teasing Me(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 153 US 1950 Sell This Version
154 Love Bird Of Tennessee / Wrangler Boy’s Boogie  album cover Randy Hankins And His Melody Wranglers Love Bird Of Tennessee / Wrangler Boy’s Boogie(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 154 US 1951 Sell This Version
160 Earl & Joyce Songer Someone To Call My Own / Dissatisfied(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 160 US 1951 Sell This Version
162 Drunk Man's Wiggle / I'm Goin' Back To West Virginia  album cover Jimmy Myers And His Happy Highway Gang* Drunk Man's Wiggle / I'm Goin' Back To West Virginia(Shellac, 10", Single) Fortune Records (2) 162 US 1951 Sell This Version
163 I Sent Your Roses / Tennessee Bounce  album cover Jeff Durham And His Kentucky Boys I Sent Your Roses / Tennessee Bounce(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 163 US 1952 Sell This Version
166 Jimmy Myers & His Happy Highway Gang Ding Dong Mama From Tennessee / True Love Is Always That Way(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 166 US 1952 Sell This Version
169 Leon Benson And His Rhythm Ramblers* St. Louis Boogie / Prison Cell N°13(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 169 US 1952 Sell This Version
170 Jealous Love / Going Down The Road Feeling Bad   album cover The Davis Sisters With Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys The Davis Sisters With Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys - Jealous Love / Going Down The Road Feeling Bad (Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 170 US 1953 Sell This Version
172 Are You Making A Fool Of Me / Wild Cat Boogie   album cover Pete Pyle / Forest Rye Pete Pyle / Forest Rye - Are You Making A Fool Of Me / Wild Cat Boogie (Shellac, 10", Single) Fortune Records (2) 172 US Unknown Sell This Version
174 Sorrow And Pain / Kaw-Liga  album cover The Davis Sisters Sorrow And Pain / Kaw-Liga(7") Fortune Records (2) 174 US 1953 Sell This Version
175 Heartbreak Ahead / Steel Wool  album cover The Davis Sisters / Chuck Hatfield And The Treble-Aires* The Davis Sisters / Chuck Hatfield And The Treble-Aires* - Heartbreak Ahead / Steel Wool(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2) 175 US 1954 Sell This Version
181 Fickle Heart / Please Mister Bartender  album cover Boots Gilbert And Bob Sykes With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires Boots Gilbert And Bob Sykes With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires - Fickle Heart / Please Mister Bartender (Single) 181 US 1955 Sell This Version
182 Straighten Up And Fly Right / Baby, Your A Bygone Now  album cover May Hawks And Lester Thomas* With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires May Hawks And Lester Thomas* With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires - Straighten Up And Fly Right / Baby, Your A Bygone Now 182 US 1954 Sell This Version
183 Big Chief Yodel / No Need To Cry  album cover Big Chief Redbird And His Cherokee Braves Big Chief Yodel / No Need To Cry(7") Fortune Records (2) 183 US 1954 Sell This Version
184 Sadie And The Cop / When Señorita Comes To Hear The Señor Play   album cover Boots Gilbert With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires / Bob Sykes With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires Boots Gilbert With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires / Bob Sykes With Chuck Hatfield And His Treble-Aires - Sadie And The Cop / When Señorita Comes To Hear The Señor Play (7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 184 US 1955 Sell This Version
185 Third Set Of Tears / Partnership Love Affair  album cover Cal Davis And His Tennessee Kings* Third Set Of Tears / Partnership Love Affair(7") Fortune Records (2) 185 US 1956 Sell This Version
186 Rock And Roll Baby / You Are The One  album cover Eddie Jackson And His Swingsters* Rock And Roll Baby / You Are The One(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 186 US 1956 Sell This Version
187 That Old Heartbreak Express / True Love In My Heart  album cover Buster Turner & His Pinnacle Mt. Boys That Old Heartbreak Express / True Love In My Heart(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 187 US 1956 Sell This Version
188 Blue Flame / She's Done Gone  album cover Bill Hicks And The Southerneers Blue Flame / She's Done Gone(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 188 US 1956 Sell This Version
190 I Didn't Know I Loved You / Life Of Sorrow  album cover Roy Rector And Slim Bradford Roy Rector And Slim Bradford - I Didn't Know I Loved You / Life Of Sorrow(7") Fortune Records (2) 190 US 1956 Sell This Version
191 You Ain't No Good For Me / Sad And Lonely  album cover Jimmy Lee (13) You Ain't No Good For Me / Sad And Lonely(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 191 US 1956 Sell This Version
192 I Could Never Walk Alone / Honeymoon In The Mountains  album cover Will Hayes With The Ozark Valley Boys / Will Hayes Trio With The Ozark Valley Boys* Will Hayes With The Ozark Valley Boys / Will Hayes Trio With The Ozark Valley Boys* - I Could Never Walk Alone / Honeymoon In The Mountains(7") Fortune Records (2) 192 US Unknown Sell This Version
193 My Bucket's Got A Hole In It / Wanderer's Blues  album cover Pete De Bree And The Wanderers My Bucket's Got A Hole In It / Wanderer's Blues(7") Fortune Records (2) 193 US 1957 Sell This Version
195 Sentimental Man / Sometimes  album cover Matt Huston And His Arkansas Playboys Sentimental Man / Sometimes(7") Fortune Records (2) 195 US Unknown Sell This Version
196 You're The Girl I'm Gonna Marry / Heard The Door Slam  album cover Roy Rector You're The Girl I'm Gonna Marry / Heard The Door Slam(7") Fortune Records (2) 196 US Unknown Sell This Version
197 Sleep, Darling / My Little Rose  album cover Curly Dan And The Danville Mountain Trio Curly Dan And The Danville Mountain Trio - Sleep, Darling / My Little Rose(7") Fortune Records (2) 197 US Unknown Sell This Version
198 I Dreamed Of You  album cover Billy Martin And His Rockin' Wranglers I Dreamed Of You(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 198 US Unknown Sell This Version
199 Honey, Let's Go / Your Love  album cover Johnny Powers Honey, Let's Go / Your Love(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 199 US 1958 Sell This Version
200 Hey, Mr. Presley / Long Tall You (From Louisville)  album cover Pete De Bree And The Wanderers Hey, Mr. Presley / Long Tall You (From Louisville) (Single) 200 US 1958 Sell This Version
200 Hey Mr. Presley / Honey, won't you love me?  album cover Pete De Bree And The Wanderers, Jimmy Gartin And His Swingers Pete De Bree And The Wanderers, Jimmy Gartin And His Swingers - Hey Mr. Presley / Honey, won't you love me?(7", Single, Unofficial) Fortune Records (2) 200 US Unknown Sell This Version
201 He'll Part The Waters / All The Way To Heaven  album cover Lexie Harvey And The Gospel Four He'll Part The Waters / All The Way To Heaven(7") Fortune Records (2) 201 US 1958 Sell This Version
202 Empty Arms And A Broken Heart / The Wolf Hop  album cover The Anderson Sisters (3) Empty Arms And A Broken Heart / The Wolf Hop(7") Fortune Records (2) 202 US Unknown Sell This Version
203 Climbing Higher / From Crooked Street To Glory Avenue  album cover The Whirl Wind Evangelists Climbing Higher / From Crooked Street To Glory Avenue(7", Single, Mono) Fortune Records (2) 203 US 1958 Sell This Version
204 No Grave / Jonah  album cover The Whirl Wind Evangelists No Grave / Jonah(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 204 US Unknown Sell This Version
205 A Cure For Love / Rock The Universe  album cover Dell Vaughan And The Fortune Aires Dell Vaughan And The Fortune Aires - A Cure For Love / Rock The Universe(7") Fortune Records (2) 205 US 1958 Sell This Version
206 The Day At The Pines / Rock And Roll Grandpap  album cover Don Rader (2) The Day At The Pines / Rock And Roll Grandpap(7") Fortune Records (2) 206 US 1958 Sell This Version
207 Hi Ho Little Girl / Little Love  album cover The Terrigan Brothers With The Sterlings (5) The Terrigan Brothers With The Sterlings (5) - Hi Ho Little Girl / Little Love(7") Fortune Records (2) 207 US 1958 Sell This Version
208 Sweetie Pie / Flamingo Rock  album cover Ellis Kirk And The Town And Country Boys* Sweetie Pie / Flamingo Rock(7") Fortune Records (2) 208 US Unknown Sell This Version
209 I'm A Millionaire / A Lonesome Feeling  album cover The Tennessee Harmony Boys I'm A Millionaire / A Lonesome Feeling(7", RE) Fortune Records (2) 209 US 2011 Sell This Version
210 Teardrops / Elvis Is Rocking Again  album cover The Hunt Sisters And Mark (229) The Hunt Sisters And Mark (229) - Teardrops / Elvis Is Rocking Again(7") Fortune Records (2) 210 US 1960 Sell This Version
211 Pretty Baby Rock / J & D Hop  album cover Jim Myers And His Gems* Pretty Baby Rock / J & D Hop(7") Fortune Records (2) 211 US 1960 Sell This Version
212 Oh! Baby Baby / Blue Stroll  album cover Jim Myers And His Gems* With The Montclairs (9) Jim Myers And His Gems* With The Montclairs (9) - Oh! Baby Baby / Blue Stroll(7") Fortune Records (2) 212 US 1960 Sell This Version
214 Partings  album cover Jim Myers And His Gems* Partings(7") Fortune Records (2) 214 US Unknown Sell This Version
215 Stay Away From Me / One Thousand And One Dreams  album cover Bobby Bernell & The Dreamtones Stay Away From Me / One Thousand And One Dreams(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 215 US 1962 Sell This Version
217 Blue Moon Of Yesterday / My Feelings Are Beginning To Show  album cover Esta Hunt Blue Moon Of Yesterday / My Feelings Are Beginning To Show(7") Fortune Records (2) 217 US 1963 Sell This Version
218 Ken Costa With The Checkmates (7) Ken Costa With The Checkmates (7) - If I Live To Be A Thousand / Miss Fanny(7") Fortune Records (2) 218 US Unknown Sell This Version
219 You Can’t Stop Me From Loving You / The Love I Used To Know  album cover Danny Richards & The Country Rhythm Boys You Can’t Stop Me From Loving You / The Love I Used To Know(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 219 US Unknown Sell This Version
220 Vic Norwin For Loving You / Long Gone Lonesome Blues(7") Fortune Records (2) 220 US 1962 Sell This Version
221 Ron Darlin With The Blue Valley Girls & Boys Ron Darlin With The Blue Valley Girls & Boys - Bitter Feelings & Bitter Tears / You Walked Away(7") Fortune Records (2) 221 US 1961 Sell This Version
222 They're Talking About You / One Way Ticket To Tennessee  album cover Danny Richards And The Country Rhythm Boys* They're Talking About You / One Way Ticket To Tennessee(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 222 US Unknown Sell This Version
223 John Henry   album cover The Windy Mountain Boys John Henry (7") Fortune Records (2) 223 US Unknown Sell This Version
226 Until  album cover Tommy Kato Until(7") Fortune Records (2) 226 US Unknown Sell This Version
227 Lonesome Juke Box And Me / Honeymoon Cabin  album cover The Hall Brothers (4) Lonesome Juke Box And Me / Honeymoon Cabin(7") Fortune Records (2) 227 US 1964 Sell This Version
228 I See No Wings On You / North On 23  album cover Curly Dan & Wilma Ann And The Danville Mt. Boys* Curly Dan & Wilma Ann And The Danville Mt. Boys* - I See No Wings On You / North On 23(7") Fortune Records (2) 228 US 1964 Sell This Version
230 Savior Guide Me   album cover Wendy Smith (2) And The Windy Mountain Boys Wendy Smith (2) And The Windy Mountain Boys - Savior Guide Me (7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 230 US 1967 Sell This Version
231 Lookie Here, Baby  album cover Al Burnette And His Southern Swingsters Lookie Here, Baby(7") Fortune Records (2) 231 US Unknown Sell This Version
233 The Pill / Carolyn (The Teenage Queen)  album cover Wendy Smith (2) And The Windy Mt. Ramblers Wendy Smith (2) And The Windy Mt. Ramblers - The Pill / Carolyn (The Teenage Queen)(7") Fortune Records (2) 233 US Unknown Sell This Version
234 Too Late Darling / Wish I Was In Tennessee   album cover Johnny Buckett & His Cumberland River Boys Too Late Darling / Wish I Was In Tennessee (7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 234 US Unknown Sell This Version
235 Run Mary Run / Lonely Promises  album cover Al Burnette And The Southern Swingsters* Run Mary Run / Lonely Promises(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 235 US Unknown Sell This Version
480 Autumn Love Polka / Open Bay Polka  album cover Tony Kaczmarek And His Polka Band, Don Stedron And His Polka Band Tony Kaczmarek And His Polka Band, Don Stedron And His Polka Band - Autumn Love Polka / Open Bay Polka(7") Fortune Records (2) 480 US Unknown Sell This Version
485 I Don't Know Polka / Sandra's Waltz  album cover Georgie (9) I Don't Know Polka / Sandra's Waltz(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 485 US Unknown Sell This Version
500 Bus Stanley Oh, Marie / Jersey Bounce(7") Fortune Records (2) 500 US 1954 Sell This Version
502 Bus Stanley Siboney / Desert Song(7") Fortune Records (2) 502 US 1954 Sell This Version
509 Adios, My Desert Love / (I Want) An Old Fashioned Girl  album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong - Adios, My Desert Love / (I Want) An Old Fashioned Girl(Shellac, 10") Fortune Records (2), Fortune Records (2) 509 US 1954 Sell This Version
509 Adios, My Desert Love / (I Want) An Old Fashioned Girl  album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong - Adios, My Desert Love / (I Want) An Old Fashioned Girl(10", Single) Fortune Records (2), Fortune Records (2) 509 US 1954 Sell This Version
511 The Wind / Baby, Be Mine  album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong - The Wind / Baby, Be Mine (Single) 511 US 1954 Sell This Version
511 The Wind / So Strange  album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong / The Five Dollars The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong / The Five Dollars - The Wind / So Strange(7", Single, Promo, Red) Fortune Records (2) 511 US Unknown Sell This Version
514 Route 16 / Hold Me Until Eternity  album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong - Route 16 / Hold Me Until Eternity (Single) 514 US 1955 Sell This Version
515 Rose Of Tangier / Mambo Costa Rica  album cover Carlos Cortez And His Rhythm Kings Rose Of Tangier / Mambo Costa Rica(7") Fortune Records (2) 515 US 1955 Sell This Version
516 Daddy Rockin' Strong / Do You Remember What You Did  album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong - Daddy Rockin' Strong / Do You Remember What You Did (Single) 516 US 1955 Sell This Version
517 Doo-Li-Op  album cover The Four Kings (2) Doo-Li-Op(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 517 US 1955 Sell This Version
518 The Way You Dog Me Around   album cover The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong The Diablos Featuring Nolan Strong - The Way You Dog Me Around (Single) 518 US 1955 Sell This Version
519 You're The Only Girl, Dolores / You Are  album cover Nolan Strong And The Diablos Nolan Strong And The Diablos - You're The Only Girl, Dolores / You Are (Single) 519 US 1956 Sell This Version
520 Ooh! Ooh! Those Eyes   album cover Don Lane With The Don Juans Don Lane With The Don Juans - Ooh! Ooh! Those Eyes 520 US 1956 Sell This Version
522 A Teardrop From Heaven / Try Me One More Time  album cover Nolan Strong And The Diablos Nolan Strong And The Diablos - A Teardrop From Heaven / Try Me One More Time(7") Fortune Records (2) 522 US 1956 Sell This Version
523 Jane (Sweet As Suumer Rain)  album cover Larry Corona Jane (Sweet As Suumer Rain)(7") Fortune Records (2) 523 US 1956 Sell This Version
524-F80 Shaking Shelley  album cover George Young And His Guitar And Band Shaking Shelley(7", Single, RP) Fortune Records (2) 524-F80 UK Unknown Sell This Version
525 The Mambo Of Love / Can't We Talk This Over  album cover Nolan Strong And The Diablos Nolan Strong And The Diablos - The Mambo Of Love / Can't We Talk This Over(7") Fortune Records (2) 525 US 1959 Sell This Version
526 We Heard Them Play A Waltz / To Love You  album cover Rose Gambino With Geo. Annis And His Orch.* Rose Gambino With Geo. Annis And His Orch.* - We Heard Them Play A Waltz / To Love You(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 526 US 1964 Sell This Version
527 When You Are In Love / The Trap Of Love  album cover The Premiers (12) When You Are In Love / The Trap Of Love(7") Fortune Records (2) 527 US 1957 Sell This Version
528 Just Go / Last Night I Cried   album cover Gino Parks Just Go / Last Night I Cried (7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 528 US 1957 Sell This Version
529 My Heart Will Always Belong To You / For Old Times Sakes  album cover Nolan Strong My Heart Will Always Belong To You / For Old Times Sakes 529 US 1959 Sell This Version
531 Goodbye, Matilda / I Am With You  album cover Nolan Strong And The Diablos Nolan Strong And The Diablos - Goodbye, Matilda / I Am With You(7", Single) Fortune Records (2) 531 US 1959 Sell This Version

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quicksanfran

quicksanfran

May 13, 2020
edited 10 months ago
Missing catalog # 224 not listed...
'Loyd Howell & Jim Click w/the Blue Stars - 'Don't Hang Around' / 'Rosilita'- Fortune 224. Tried submitting, won't submit - Discogs says it's a duplicate? Great two-side Hillbilly/early Honky Tonk sound. Believe it was recorded pressed in 1961-62 - Detroit.