Ral Related Songs

I Got Burned

Shakin' Stevens - From the 1979 album "Take One". This has a countryish backing, quite a departure from the usual Shaky style. Shaky went on to have many hits in England during the 1980's.

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Lonely Star

Len Bednarczyk - a home recording. Excellent version!

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So Close To Heaven

Len Bednarczyk - another home recording and another excellent version!

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White Orchid

Johnny McCook - GONE 5143 from 1962. After Ral left the label George Golder looked for a replacement in Johnny McCook. As far as I know Johnny only had one single issued on Gone and that was the end of his recording career. Nothing is known about him. This song slowly builds and is done in Ral Donner style - especially the ending! (B/W "By And By").

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Will You Love Me In Heaven

Pete Hutton - from the UK. A terrific version by Pete that was recorded in 2007.

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You Don't Know What You've Got

Trevor Gleeson - circa 1987 version by Australian singer Trevor Gleeson. From his LP/CD "It's Been So Long" - MP3 courtesy of Don Lance. Nice version done in Elvis style.

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You Don't Know What You've Got

Ronnie McDowell - modern sounding version from 1981 without "uh huh huh" and "oh yeah". Turn your collar back down for this one. Ronnie does an excellent job on this song taken from "In The Beginning" - an album only sold at his concerts. If Ral were here today to re-record this classic, I feel that he would arrange it in a similar fashion to this. MP3 courtesy of Don Lance which has much improved sound than version previously uploaded.

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