1959 Recordings

Chronology*

Recorded Date**

Song

Composer

Initial Issue

Format / Year / Label / ID

Learning Resources

Re-Issued / Transcribed / Article

1959-1

January 2, 1959

Peek-A-Boo Moon

Earl Shuman & Mort Garson

And His Guitar

LP / 1961 / RCA Camden / CAL-659
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-2

January 2, 1959

Backwoods

James Rich

Mister Guitar

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LPM-2103
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-3

January 2, 1959

Walkin' On Strings

Merle Travis

And His Guitar

LP / 1961 / RCA Camden / CAL-659
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-4

February 1, 1959

Beautiful Brown Eyes

Alton Delmore & Arthur Smith

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-5

February 1, 1959

Tennessee Waltz

Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-6

February 1, 1959

Birmingham Jail

Traditional

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-7

February 3, 1959

The Prisoner's Song

Guy Massey

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-8

February 3, 1959

In The Good Old Summertime

George Evans & Ren Shields

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-9

February 3, 1959

Titanic

Dean Hudson

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-10

February 3, 1959

Cold, Cold Heart

Hank Williams

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-11

February 3, 1959

John Henry

Traditional

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-12

February 3, 1959

Goodnight Irene

Lead Belly & Alan Lomax

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-13

February 3, 1959

Music! Music! Music!

Bernie Baum & Stephen Weiss

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-14

February 5, 1959

Bill Bailey

Hughie Cannon

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-15

February 5, 1959

Sweet Bunch Of Daisies

Chet Atkins & Boudleaux Bryant

Hum And Strum Along

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LSP-2025
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-16

June 10, 1959

Hello Bluebird

Cliff Friend

Mister Guitar

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LPM-2103
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-17

June 10, 1959

Rainbow

Alfred Bryan & Percy Wenrich

Mister Guitar

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LPM-2103
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-18

June 10, 1959

Country Gentleman

Chet Atkins & Boudleaux Bryant

Mister Guitar

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LPM-2103
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-19

June 10, 1959

Piano Concerto In B-Flat Minor

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Mister Guitar

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LPM-2103
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-20

June 10, 1959

Show Me The Way To Go Home

James Campbell & Reginald Connelly

Mister Guitar

LP / 1959 / RCA Victor / LPM-2103
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-21

July 1, 1959

Django’s Castle (Manoir de Mes Reves)

Django Reinhardt

Single

45 / 1959 / RCA Victor / 47-7589
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-22

July 1, 1959

Blackjack

John D. Loudermilk

Guitar Genius

LP / 1963 / RCA Camden / CAL-753
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-23

July 1, 1959

Boo Boo Stick Beat

Buddy Harman & John D. Loudermilk
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-24

July 25, 1959

Boo Boo Stick Beat

Buddy Harman & John D. Loudermilk

Single

45 / 1959 / RCA Victor / 47-7589
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-25

July 25, 1959

Tricky

Gus Jinkins (“Jenkins”)
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-26

July 25, 1959

Peanut Vendor

Marion Sunshine & L. Wolf Gilbert & Moises Simons
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-27

July 25, 1959

El Cumbanchero

Rafael Hernández
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-28

October 7, 1959

Blue Rhapsody

Wayne Cogswell
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-29

October 7, 1959

Till There Was You

Meredith Willson
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-30

October 7, 1959

High Noon

Dimitri Tiomkin & Ned Washington
Not IssuedYES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-31

October 7, 1959

Take A Message To Mary

Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-32

October 9, 1959

Sleep Walk

Santo Farina & Johnny Farina

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-33

October 9, 1959

Night Train

Oscar Washington & Lewis Simpkins & Jimmy Forrest

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-34

October 9, 1959

One Mint Julep

Rudy Toombs

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-35

October 9, 1959

Come Softly To Me

Gretchen Christoper & Barbara Ellis & Gary Troxel

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-36

October 9, 1959

White Silver Sands

Charles "Red" Matthews

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-37

October 9, 1959

Hot Toddy

Ralph Flanagan

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-38

October 13, 1959

Till There Was You

Meredith Willson

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-39

October 13, 1959

Teensville

Wayne Cogswell

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-40

October 13, 1959

Oh, Lonesome Me

Don Gibson

Teensville

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2161
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-41

December 8, 1959

Delicado

Valdir Azevedo & Jack Lawrence

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-42

December 8, 1959

Sabrosa

Rene Touset

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-43

December 8, 1959

Maria Elena

Lorenzo Barcelata & William H. Heagney

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-44

December 8, 1959

Peanut Vendor

Moisés Simóns & L. Wolfe Gilbert & Marion Sunshine

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-45

December 12, 1959

Marcheta

Victor L. Schertzinger

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-46

December 12, 1959

Begin The Beguine

Cole Porter

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-47

December 12, 1959

Poinciana (Song Of The Tree)

Buddy Bernier & Nat Simon

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO

1959-48

December 12, 1959

Yours (Quiéreme Mucho)

Gonzalo Roig & Albert Gamse & Jack Sherr

Other Chet Atkins

LP / 1960 / RCA Victor / LSP-2175
YES / no / BASIC INFO
 

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