Huelyn Duvall

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Huelyn Duvall
Birth name Huelyn Wayne Duvall
Born August 18, 1939
Garner, Texas, United States
Genres Rock and roll, rockabilly
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1956–present
Labels Challenge, Starfire, Twinkle, Brazos Valley, Rhythm Bomb, Goofin' , Sparton, Apex
Associated acts The Champs
Website www.huelynduvall.com

Huelyn Duvall (born August 18, 1939) is an American Rock and roll and rockabilly musician.[1]

Career[edit]

Duvall is known for his 1950's recordings such as Little Boy Blue, Boom Boom Baby, Double Talkin' Baby, among others. He has performed with Eddie Cochran, Johnny Horton, Bobby Darin, Dale Hawkins, The Champs, and others. His Little Boy Blue charted on Billboard in 1958 and Eddie Cochran told him it was one of his favourite songs.[2] Duvall recorded Boom Boom Baby two years prior to Billy "Crash" Craddock and his version of Double Talkin' Baby was sent to Gene Vincent as well as Modern Romance to Sanford Clark.[3]

Legacy[edit]

Huelyn Duvall was named as an influence by Robert Plant.[4]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1957 - "Teen Queen" b/w "Comin' Or Goin'" (Challenge, CH-1012)
  • 1958 - "Hum-Dinger" b/w "You Knock Me Out" (Challenge, 59002)
  • 1958 - "Little Boy Blue" b/w "Three Months To Kill" (Challenge, 59014)
  • 1958 - "Friday Night On A Dollar Bill" b/w "Juliet" (Challenge, 59025)
  • 1959 - "Across The Aisle" b/w "It's No Wonder" (Starfire, 600)
  • 1959 - "Tearstained Letters" b/w "Beatiful Dreamer" (Twinkle, 506)
  • 1960 - "Pucker Paint" b/w "Boom Boom Baby" (Challenge, 59069)
  • 2015 - "Blue Suede Shoes" feat. Long John and his Ballroom Kings (Rydell's, RR 721, France)

(Some of the singles were released in Sparton records and Apex in Canada as well)

Albums[edit]

  • 2003 - She's My Baby (Brazos Valley Records)
  • 2004 - The Reunion (Brazos Valley Records)
  • 2004 - Ramblin' + Boppin' (Rhythm Bomb Records)
  • 2008 - Get Carried Away (Goofin' Records)
  • 2015 - Original Singles Collection (CAB Records)

EPs[edit]

  • 2011 - Baby Make A Move (Goofin' Records)
  • 2014 - Double Talkin' Baby (Sleazy Records)
  • 2016 - Got a Little Girl (CAB Records)

Compilations[edit]

  • 1996 - Is You is or is You Ain't? (Sundazed Records)
  • 2003 - Three Months to Kill (Collector Records)

Personnel[edit]

Huelyn Duvall-guitar and vocals

The Jordenaires- Backing Vocals on Friday Night On A Dollar Bill, You Knock Me Out, Boom Boom Baby, and Unissued- Fools Hall Of Fame

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homer, Sheree (2009). "Huelyn Duvall". Catch That Rockabilly Fever: Personal Stories of Life on the Road and in the Studio. McFarland. pp. 115–119. ISBN 978-0-7864-3841-9. 
  2. ^ Huelyn Duvall - The Eddie Cochran Connection
  3. ^ Huelyn Duvall at Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  4. ^ Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant Acknowledges Huelyn Duvall As An Influence

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