Ral Donner A to Z song titles

Codes: A = Australia 45, BL = Bootleg LP, BC = Bootleg CD, C = Canada 45, G = Great Britain 45, GL = Great Britain LP, GC = Great Britain CD, JC = Japan CD. U = USA 45, UL = USA LP, UC = USA CD...[not all bootlegs listed...refer to discographies for release details] ..Songs written by Ral ..Songs co-written by Ral

1935-1977: I’ve Been Away For Awhile Now *

A Tear In My Eye (Reprise) A6 BC2 C8 GC3 G5 U14

Always The Clown ..unissued - John Tolbart Studio, Chicago (1963)

American Triology (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

And Then (Gone/Tau) GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U3 U17 UL4

Bad Boy (Gone) - unissued tape lost

Beachcomber ..unissued - Demo (1960)

Because We’re Young (Gone) C4 C5 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U6 U9

Bells Of Love (Gone) C6 G4 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U11 UC1

Beyond The Heartbreak (Reprise) BC2 GC3 U16

Big Daddy Twist (1962) unissued *****

Billy Jack's Ol' Lady.. unissued - (1970's)

Blue Christmas (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Castle In The Sky (Gone) unissued ****

CC Rider (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Christmas Day (Reprise) BC2 GC3 U13 U36

Cinderella Twist (1962) ***** GC3

Creampuff (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 UL7 UC1

Dancing Shoes .unissued - Hall Studios, Chicago (1966/67)

Deeper Shade Of Blue John Tolbart Studio, Chicago (1970's )

Don’t Leave Me Now (Starfire) BC2 U37 UL4 UL8

Don't Let It Slip Away (Sunlight) G7 U28 U35

Don’t Put Your Heart In His Hands (Reprise) A7 BC2 GC3 U15

Down By The River unissued - (1977)

Dream Lover..unissued - (1970's)

Fame And Fortune .unissued - Demo (1960)

For Love Nor Money (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1

Girl Of My Best Friend (Gone) A1 C1 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 U2 U20 U29 U40 UL1 UL7 UC1

Girl Of My Best Friend .unissued - Demo (1960)

Godfather Per Mé (Chicago Fire) U31 UL4

Good Lovin (Fontana) BC2 U22 U23

Got A Lot Of Livin' To Do (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Greatest Moments (see also "Moments") (Starfire) BC2 U39 UL4

Half Heaven, Half Heartache (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 UL7 UC1

Hallelujah I Love Her So .unissued - Demo (1960)

Haulin' Steel . unissued - (1970's)

I Didn’t Figure On Him (Gone) C3 G2 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 U5 UL1 UL7 UC1

I Don’t Need You (Gone) G3 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1

I Got Burned (Reprise) A6 BC2 C8 GC3 G5 G6 U14

I Want The Best For You .unissued - (1970's)

I Wish This Night Would Never End (Reprise) A7 BC2 GC3 U15

If I Can Dream (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

If I Promise .Demo (1968) - precedes the version on 'Rising Sons'

If I Promise (Rising Sons) BC2 U26

If You Love Him unknown - see *** in notes BC2

It All Adds Up To Lonely unissued - see ** in notes

It Will Only Make Me Love You More (Red Bird) A8 BC2 GC2 U24

It’s Been A Long Long Time (Gone) A1 C1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U2 U29

Jailhouse Rock (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Juarez (see also Quarez) (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3

Just A Little Sunshine (Rising Sons) BC2 U26

King Creole (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Life To Live Over (Mid-Eagle) BC2 U25 UL4

Little Miss Heartbreak (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 UC1

Loneliness Of A Star (Tau) GC1 GC2 GC3 U17 UL4

Lonely Star (version 1) (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1 UC1

Lonely Star (version 2) (Gone) unissued

Lord, You Gave Me A Mountain (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Lost (Mid-Eagle) BC2 U25 UL4

Love Isn’t Like That (Red Bird) A8 BC2 GC2 U24

Loveless Life (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4

Loveless Life (Gone) single version ## C6 GC3 G4 U11

Love Me ..Demo (1968) - same as the Elvis song

Lovin’ Place (M.J.) BC2 U27

Mama Bear unissued - (1970's)

Mama Liked The Roses (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Maria ( see "Maria Forever")

Maria Forever (not West Side Story song) U38

Mary In The Morning ..Demo (1968)

Mess Of Blues .unissued - Demo (1960)

Misery unissued - see ** in notes

Miss Ann Demo (1958) UC2

Mister Misery (see "Misery") unissued + U39

Moments (see "Greatest Moments") (Starfire)

My Color Is Blue THIS IS NOT RAL! (see # in notes below) BL7

My Heart Sings (M.J.) BC2 U27

Nine Times Out Of Ten (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1 UL7 UC1

Nite Owl (version 1) (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 UC1

Nite Owl (version 2) (Gone) unissued

Oh Boy! .unissued - Demo (1958)

Pittsburgh unissued - see ** in notes

Please Don’t Go (Gone) C3 G2 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 U5 UL1 UL7 UC1

Please Don’t Tease (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 UL7

Poison Ivy League (Fontana) BC2 U21

Pray For Me (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1

Puddle Of Tears(Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3

Quarez (see Juarez) (Gone)

Reconsider Baby .unissued - Demo (1960)

Rip It Up (Starfire) BC2 U37 UL4 UL8

Rock On Me (Thunder) U34

Run Little Linda (Reprise) BC2 GC3 G6 U16

Sad Heart (Reprise) unissued

School Of Heartbreakers (version 1) (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 U6 UL1 UC1

School Of Heartbreakers (version 2) (Gone) unissued

Second Miracle (Reprise) BC2 GC3 U13 U36

Separate Ways (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

She’s Coming Back unissued - see ** in notes

She’s Everything (Gone) A3 C4 C5 C9 G3 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U7 U8 U9 U18 U19 U32 U41 UL7 UC1

She’s My Baby (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1 UL7

Silver And Gold (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3

Sing Me A Song (To Cry By).. unissued - (1970's)

So Close To Heaven (Gone) A2 C2 G1 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U4 U30 UL7 UC1

So Much Lovin (Mid-Eagle) BC2 U33 UL4

Standing Here (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3

Suspicious Minds (Mid-Eagle/Sessions) ^^ GL2 UL5 UL6

Sweetheart (Gone) A5 C7 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U12

Take Me Back THIS IS NOT RAL! (see # in notes below) BL7 BC1 BC2

Tears Of Misery (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3

Tell Me Why (Scottie) GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U1 UL2

Tender Years (Gone) - unissued tape lost

That’s All Right With Me (Scottie) GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U1 UL2

That's When Your Heartaches Begin Demo (1968) - same as the Elvis song

The Day The Beat Stopped (Thunder) G6 U34 UL3

The Girl For Me (Gone) unissued ****

The Next Time .unissued - Hall Studios, Chicago (1966/67)

The Other Side Of You (Fontana) BC2 U22 U23

The Wedding Song (Chicago Fire/Mid-Eagle) BC2 U31 U33 UL4

This Angry World ..unissued - .John Tolbart Studio, Chicago (1963)

To Love (Gone) A5 C7 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U3 U12

To Love Someone (Gone) A4 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U7 U10 U20 U40 UL7 UC1

Turn Back The Clock (version 1) (Gone) unissued

Turn Back The Clock (version 2) (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1 UL7 UC1

Wait A Minute Now (Sunlight) G7 U28 U35

What'D I Say .unissued - Demo (1960)

Will You Love Me In Heaven (Gone) A3 A4 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 U8 U10 UL7 UC1

With You Now (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got (Gone) A2 C2 C9 G1 GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 U4 U18 U19 U30 U32 U41 UL1 UL7 UC1

You Finally Said Something Good (Fontana) BC2 U21

You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Loved (Gone) GC1 GC2 GC3

Your Skies Of Blue (Gone) GL1 GC1 GC2 GC3 GC4 JC1 UL1


Only the songs from one bootleg CD listed here: Rip It Up - 27 Rockin’ Hits BC2

# This is actually UK singer NICKY JAMES who was a founder member of The Move and The Moody Blues ("Take Me Back" & "My Colour Is Blue" on UK "Brum Beat" CD issued by Sequel Records in 1993, both sides originally issued in the UK on 45rpm PYE 7N.15560 in the early 1970s).

## Best version - different to all later legal re-issues on LP & CD (except for GC3). Ral's vocal is more aggresive on the single version starting at 1:10 approx with I WANT YOU BABY..........!!

* .....Album title - album contains snippets of 50 Elvis songs (except for 11 songs ^^ above which are sung in their entirety - or almost, and without narration interruption)

** .. .Recorded at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago in 1971

*** . song issued on bootleg record - from unknown origin

**** These songs may be only backing tracks (no vocal)

***** Featured in the 15 minute documentary film "Dance Craze" (produced by Jack Lieb at Fred Niles Studio, Chicago in 1962)

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