Starday Records

Starday Records

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Also appears as "Starday" only.
Starday Records was started in Beaumont, Texas in 1952 by Pappy Daily and Jack Starnes, Jr. The "Starday" name is a combination of Starnes' and Daily's names. The label recorded country & western, Cajun and sacred music.

Short history
1952 - Starday Records founded
1953 - Don Pierce (2) became the president of the label
1954 - Grand Ole Opry's New Star" by George Jones (2) released
1954 - Hollywood Records (2) label - owned by Don Pierce (2), consolidated
1955 - Pierce and Daily purchase Starnes' share of the label
1957 - January 1st merged into Mercury as Mercury Starday. In Dec. the headquarters moved to Madison, TN. - the distributor Starday International Sales, Inc. appeared
1958 - Mercury agreement dissolved. Pierce buys Daily's share of the label, Daily leaves the label
1964 - Nashville subsidiary started
1968 - Starday purchased King Records (3)
1969/1970 - name of the company changed to Starday-King Records, Inc.
1971 - Starday-King sold to Lin Broadcasting
July 1971 - Lin sold the Starday-King labels to Tennessee Recording and Publishing
1975 - labels sold to GML, Inc., Starday moved under Gusto Records, Inc.

Other companies associated to the label are:
Starday Recording And Publishing Co., Inc.
Starday Sound Studios

For unofficial releases, see Starday Records (2).
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Contact Info:
Gusto-Starday Records
1900 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210
USA

End of 1957 the label moved to
Box 115
Madison, TN
USA (Contact info now obsolete)

Until late 1957:
Starday Records
Box 1689,
Beaumont, TX
USA (Contact info now obsolete)
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Label


Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year 
101 Cat Fishing / Gee, It's Tough To Be Thirteen  album cover Mary Jo Chelette Cat Fishing / Gee, It's Tough To Be Thirteen(7", Single) Starday Records 101 US 1953 Sell This Version
102 Mariuch (Mottie-Ooch) / Cherokee Steel Guitar  album cover Blackie Crawford / The Western Cherokees Blackie Crawford / The Western Cherokees - Mariuch (Mottie-Ooch) / Cherokee Steel Guitar(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 102 US 1953 Sell This Version
103 I Don't Like It / If You Don't Mind  album cover Bob Heppler I Don't Like It / If You Don't Mind(7", Single) Starday Records 103 US 1953 Sell This Version
104 You-All Come / Poor Ole Teacher  album cover Arlie Duff You-All Come / Poor Ole Teacher 104 US 1953 Sell This Version
105 Huckleberry Pie / Hot Check Baby  album cover Blackie Crawford / The Western Cherokees Blackie Crawford / The Western Cherokees - Huckleberry Pie / Hot Check Baby(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 105 US 1953 Sell This Version
110 I Lost My Gal / Nobody Knows  album cover Bill Potter (3) I Lost My Gal / Nobody Knows(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 110 US 1953 Sell This Version
112 You Can Be The One / Son Of Mexican Joe  album cover Mary Jo Chelette And The Western Cherokees Mary Jo Chelette And The Western Cherokees - You Can Be The One / Son Of Mexican Joe(7", Single) Starday Records 112 US 1953 Sell This Version
114 Tho' You're In My Arms  album cover Sonny Burns Tho' You're In My Arms 114 US 1953 Sell This Version
115 You Can't Play In My Playhouse / Pieces Of A Heart  album cover Patsy Elshire You Can't Play In My Playhouse / Pieces Of A Heart(7", Single) Starday Records 115 US 1953 Sell This Version
116 Stop Boogie Boogie / Left Over Love  album cover Blackie Crawford, The Western Cherokees Blackie Crawford, The Western Cherokees - Stop Boogie Boogie / Left Over Love 116 US 1953 Sell This Version
117 Gypsy Heart  album cover Jack Rhodes Gypsy Heart 117 US 1953 Sell This Version
118 Too Hot To Handle   album cover Sonny Burns Too Hot To Handle (Shellac, 10") Starday Records 118 US 1953 Sell This Version
124 Empty Feeling In My Heart  album cover Fred Crawford Empty Feeling In My Heart(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 124 US 1953 Sell This Version
45-104 You All Come  album cover Arlie Duff You All Come (Single) 45-104 US 1953 Sell This Version
45-110 I Lost My Gal / Nobody Knows  album cover Bill Potter (3) I Lost My Gal / Nobody Knows(7", Single) Starday Records 45-110 US 1953 Sell This Version
45-118 Powder And Paint / Too Hot To Handle  album cover Sonny Burns Powder And Paint / Too Hot To Handle(7", Single) Starday Records 45-118 US 1953 Sell This Version
45-121 He Likes Me / Where Are You Darling  album cover Mary Jo Chelette He Likes Me / Where Are You Darling(7", Single) Starday Records 45-121 US 1953 Sell This Version
125 High As A Georgia Pine  album cover Jimmie Walton High As A Georgia Pine(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 125 US 1954 Sell This Version
131 A Place For Girls Like You/Heart Like A Dollar Sign  album cover Sonny Burns and The Western Cherokees Sonny Burns and The Western Cherokees - A Place For Girls Like You/Heart Like A Dollar Sign(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 131 US 1954 Sell This Version
132 Let Me Be Your Salty Dog ~ Back To The Country  album cover Arlie Duff With The Western Cherokees Arlie Duff With The Western Cherokees - Let Me Be Your Salty Dog ~ Back To The Country 132 US 1954 Sell This Version
144 I'll Live That Name   album cover Jimmie Walton I'll Live That Name (Shellac, 10") Starday Records 144 US 1954 Sell This Version
145 First On Your List  album cover Fred Crawford First On Your List(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 145 US 1954 Sell This Version
146 Play It Cool Man - Play It Cool / Wrong About You	  album cover George Jones (2), Sonny Burns George Jones (2), Sonny Burns - Play It Cool Man - Play It Cool / Wrong About You (Shellac, 10") Starday Records 146 US 1954 Sell This Version
152 Waltzing With Sin / Another Woman Looking For A Man  album cover Sonny Burns With The Western Cherokees Sonny Burns With The Western Cherokees - Waltzing With Sin / Another Woman Looking For A Man(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 152 US 1954 Sell This Version
156 Fred Crawford Each Passing Day / Never Gonna Get Married Again(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 156 US 1954 Sell This Version
159 Take It Away Lucky / Don't Trade   album cover Eddie Noack Take It Away Lucky / Don't Trade 159 US 1954 Sell This Version
161 Lucky Me  album cover Chuck Mayfield Lucky Me(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 161 US 1954 Sell This Version
162 Let Him Know / You All Goodnight  album cover George Jones (2) Let Him Know / You All Goodnight(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 162 US 1954 Sell This Version
163 Smoochin' / Yearning (To Kiss You)  album cover Eddie Eddings Smoochin' / Yearning (To Kiss You)(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 163 US 1954 Sell This Version
164 Doggone Woman / A Satisfied Mind  album cover Red Hays* Doggone Woman / A Satisfied Mind(7", Single) Starday Records 164 US 1954 Sell This Version
165 Tell Her  album cover Sonny Burns Tell Her(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 165 US 1954 Sell This Version
168 Country Lovin'/Part Of Your Heart  album cover Hoot & Curley Country Lovin'/Part Of Your Heart(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 168 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-119 Ain't That Whiskey Hot / Mortgage On Your Heart  album cover Billie Harbert Ain't That Whiskey Hot / Mortgage On Your Heart(7", Single) Starday Records 45-119 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-120 Let's Call It Off / Moanin' In The Morning  album cover "Smilin" Jerry Jericho* Let's Call It Off / Moanin' In The Morning(7", Single) Starday Records 45-120 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-123 Throw Away The Glass (Answer To There Stands The Glass) / You Can Be The One (Answer To Let Me Be The One)  album cover Patsy Elshire / Mary Jo Chelette Patsy Elshire / Mary Jo Chelette - Throw Away The Glass (Answer To There Stands The Glass) / You Can Be The One (Answer To Let Me Be The One)(7", Single) Starday Records 45-123 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-124 Time Will Take You Off My Mind / Empty Feeling In My Heart  album cover Fred Crawford Time Will Take You Off My Mind / Empty Feeling In My Heart(7", Single) Starday Records 45-124 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-130 George Jones (2) No Money In This Deal / You're In My Heart(7") Starday Records 45-130 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-131 A Place For Girls Like You  album cover Sonny Burns and The Western Cherokees Sonny Burns and The Western Cherokees - A Place For Girls Like You(7") Starday Records 45-131 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-132 Let Me Be Your Salty Dog ~ Back To The Country  album cover Arlie Duff With The Western Cherokees Arlie Duff With The Western Cherokees - Let Me Be Your Salty Dog ~ Back To The Country(7", Single) Starday Records 45-132 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-134 My Heart Would Like To Know / Chapel Of Memories  album cover Corky Carpenter My Heart Would Like To Know / Chapel Of Memories(7", Single) Starday Records 45-134 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-136 Jack Tucker And His Oklahoma Playboys* Jack Tucker And His Oklahoma Playboys* - Itchin' For A Hitchin'(7") Starday Records 45-136 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-142 Mister Hillbilly / First You Buy The Beer  album cover Pat Patterson And His Missouri Hillbillies Mister Hillbilly / First You Buy The Beer(7", Single) Starday Records 45-142 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-144 I'll Live That Name  album cover Jimmie Walton I'll Live That Name(7") Starday Records 45-144 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-146 Play It Cool Man - Play It Cool / Wrong About You	  album cover George Jones (2), Sonny Burns George Jones (2), Sonny Burns - Play It Cool Man - Play It Cool / Wrong About You (7") Starday Records 45-146 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-147 If Tears Could Cry / Who Put The Turtle In Myrtle's Girdle  album cover Western Melody Makers If Tears Could Cry / Who Put The Turtle In Myrtle's Girdle (Single) 45-147 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-148 Bob Jones (68) I Got By / You'd Beter Behave, Baby(7") Starday Records 45-148 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-150 Pogo The Hobo / Forever  album cover Don Payne (3) Pogo The Hobo / Forever(7", Single) Starday Records 45-150 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-152 Another Woman Looking For A Man / Waltzing With Sin  album cover Sonny Burns With The Western Cherokees Sonny Burns With The Western Cherokees - Another Woman Looking For A Man / Waltzing With Sin(7", Single) Starday Records 45-152 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-156 Fred Crawford Each Passing Day / Never Gonna Get Married Again(7") Starday Records 45-156 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-159 Take It Away Lucky / Don't Trade  album cover Eddie Noack Take It Away Lucky / Don't Trade (Single) 45-159 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-161 Chuck Mayfield Lucky Me(7") Starday Records 45-161 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-162 Let Him Know  album cover George Jones (2) Let Him Know(7", Single) Starday Records 45-162 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-163 Smoochin'  album cover Eddie Eddings And The Country Gentlemen (23) Eddie Eddings And The Country Gentlemen (23) - Smoochin'(7") Starday Records 45-163 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-164 Doggone Woman / A Satisfied Mind  album cover Red Hays* Doggone Woman / A Satisfied Mind(7", Single) Starday Records 45-164 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-165 Tell Her  album cover Sonny Burns Tell Her(7", Single) Starday Records 45-165 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-166 Ring Around The Moon / Ice Water  album cover Glen Barber* Ring Around The Moon / Ice Water(7", Single) Starday Records 45-166 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-167 You Traveled Too Far / Return My Broken Heart  album cover R.D. Hendon And His Western Jamboree Cowboys You Traveled Too Far / Return My Broken Heart(7", Single, Mono) Starday Records 45-167 US 1954 Sell This Version
45-168 Country Lovin'  album cover Hoot & Curley Country Lovin' 45-168 US 1954 Sell This Version
SEP 155 Don And Earl I Saw Heaven (In A Vision)(7", EP) Starday Records SEP 155 US 1954 Sell This Version
143 Wired For Sound  album cover Dick Stubbs Wired For Sound(10", Single) Starday Records 143 US 1955 Sell This Version
169 Left Over Lovin' / I'll Be So Good To You  album cover Eddie Noack Left Over Lovin' / I'll Be So Good To You(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 169 US 1955 Sell This Version
174 Gumbo-Mumbo (Papa Had To Go) / Wine-O Boogie  album cover Bill Nettles Gumbo-Mumbo (Papa Had To Go) / Wine-O Boogie(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 174 US 1955 Sell This Version
175 Let's Change Sweethearts/Invitations  album cover Sonny Burns Let's Change Sweethearts/Invitations(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 175 US 1955 Sell This Version
179 Rockin' Daddy / Hold Me Baby  album cover Sonny Fisher Rockin' Daddy / Hold Me Baby (Single) 179 US 1955 Sell This Version
183 Take Two Aspirins/Weekly Rasslin' Match   album cover Jess Thomas Take Two Aspirins/Weekly Rasslin' Match (7", Single, Mono) Starday Records 183 US 1955 Sell This Version
185 Roy Drusky Mumbling To Myself / Such A Fool(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 185 US 1955 Sell This Version
188 George Jones (2) What's Wrong with You/Hold Everything(7", Single, Mono) Starday Records 188 US 1955 Sell This Version
189 Six Feet Of Earth / You'll Look A Long Time  album cover Sonny Burns Six Feet Of Earth / You'll Look A Long Time(Shellac, 10") Starday Records 189 US 1955 Sell This Version
191 Guest Star In Heaven / I Know I'm Falling In Love  album cover Earney Vandagriff And The Big "D" Boys Guest Star In Heaven / I Know I'm Falling In Love(7", Single) Starday Records 191 US 1955 Sell This Version
202 Why Baby Why / Seasons Of My Heart  album cover George Jones (2) Why Baby Why / Seasons Of My Heart (Single) 202 US 1955 Sell This Version
205 Rainbow Of Love / Waitin' And Watchin'  album cover Jack Derrick (2) Rainbow Of Love / Waitin' And Watchin'(7") Starday Records 205 US 1955 Sell This Version
206 Real Sincerely  album cover Les Chambers, Johnny Mathis* Les Chambers, Johnny Mathis* - Real Sincerely(7", Single) Starday Records 206 US 1955 Sell This Version
208 I Die Ten Thousand Times A Day / We're On The Main Line  album cover Leon Payne I Die Ten Thousand Times A Day / We're On The Main Line (Single) 208 US 1955 Sell This Version
209 A Real Cool Cat  album cover Sonny Burns A Real Cool Cat(7", Single) Starday Records 209 US 1955 Sell This Version
211 Hog Sloppin' Time / Are You Trying To Tell Me Goodbye  album cover Chuck Mayfield Hog Sloppin' Time / Are You Trying To Tell Me Goodbye (Single) 211 US 1955 Sell This Version
212 Poor Hobo / Opelousas Waltz  album cover Harry Choates Poor Hobo / Opelousas Waltz(7") Starday Records 212 US 1955 Sell This Version
213 Fair Today, Cold Tomorrow / Don't Worry Bout Me, Baby  album cover Eddie Noack Fair Today, Cold Tomorrow / Don't Worry Bout Me, Baby(7", Single) Starday Records 213 US 1955 Sell This Version
216 What Am I Worth / Still Hurtin'  album cover George Jones (2) What Am I Worth / Still Hurtin' (Single) 216 US 1955 Sell This Version
218 Just Another Broken Heart / Me And My New Baby  album cover Fred Crawford Just Another Broken Heart / Me And My New Baby(7") Starday Records 218 US 1955 Sell This Version
520 Let's Take Our Children To Church / City On The Hill  album cover Howard Bramlett Let's Take Our Children To Church / City On The Hill(7", Single) Starday Records 520 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-128 Alabama Blues  album cover Earney Vandagriff Alabama Blues(7") Starday Records 45-128 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-137 Les Chambers And His Mountaineers Too Much Pride(7") Starday Records 45-137 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-149 Take Your Time (Cause Every Minute Counts)  album cover De Wayne Higdon And The Drifters (10) De Wayne Higdon And The Drifters (10) - Take Your Time (Cause Every Minute Counts)(7") Starday Records 45-149 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-169 Left Over Lovin' / I'll Be So Good To You  album cover Eddie Noack Left Over Lovin' / I'll Be So Good To You(7", Single) Starday Records 45-169 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-172 Here Comes All My Love For You  album cover Pat Patterson And His Missouri Hillbillies Here Comes All My Love For You(7", Single) Starday Records 45-172 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-173 Trudy  album cover Hoyt Scoggins And The Georgia Ramblers* Hoyt Scoggins And The Georgia Ramblers* - Trudy(7") Starday Records 45-173 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-175 Let's Change Sweethearts/Invitations  album cover Sonny Burns Let's Change Sweethearts/Invitations(7") Starday Records 45-175 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-176 Fifteen Cents A Sop  album cover Arlie Duff Fifteen Cents A Sop(7") Starday Records 45-176 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-177 Typhoon / It Makes Me Happy  album cover Joe Price (5) Typhoon / It Makes Me Happy(7") Starday Records 45-177 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-184 Trinidaddy / Tell Me Sweet  album cover Chuck Mayfield Trinidaddy / Tell Me Sweet(7", Single) Starday Records 45-184 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-185 Mumbling To Myself / Such A Fool  album cover Roy Drusky Mumbling To Myself / Such A Fool(7") Starday Records 45-185 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-186 The Pace That Kills / Maybe It's Because I Love You  album cover Melvin Price And His Santa Fe Rangers* The Pace That Kills / Maybe It's Because I Love You(7", Single) Starday Records 45-186 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-189 Six Feet Of Earth / You'll Look A Long Time  album cover Sonny Burns Six Feet Of Earth / You'll Look A Long Time(7") Starday Records 45-189 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-192 You Wouldn't Kid Me, Would You  album cover Smokey Stover (2) You Wouldn't Kid Me, Would You(7") Starday Records 45-192 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-194 Four Walls Around (A Broken Heart) / Big Black Cat  album cover R.D. Hendon And His Western Jamboree Cowboys Four Walls Around (A Broken Heart) / Big Black Cat(7", Single) Starday Records 45-194 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-197 Mr. Cupid  album cover Jack Hammons Mr. Cupid(7") Starday Records 45-197 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-198 A Real Gone Jesse / I'm Not The Marryin' Kind  album cover Gene Tabor A Real Gone Jesse / I'm Not The Marryin' Kind(7", Single) Starday Records 45-198 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-199 What's On Your Mind / Can't Live With E'm (Can't Live Without E'm)  album cover Fred Crawford What's On Your Mind / Can't Live With E'm (Can't Live Without E'm)(7") Starday Records 45-199 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-201 Wind Me Up / If It Ain't On The Menu  album cover Eddie Noack Wind Me Up / If It Ain't On The Menu(7", Single) Starday Records 45-201 US 1955 Sell This Version
45-202 Why Baby Why / Seasons Of My Heart  album cover George Jones (2) Why Baby Why / Seasons Of My Heart(7", Single) Starday Records 45-202 US 1955 Sell This Version