Huelyn Duvall

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Huelyn Duvall
Birth nameHuelyn Wayne Duvall
Born (1939-08-18) August 18, 1939 (age 79)
Garner, Texas, United States
GenresRock and roll, rockabilly
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1956–present
LabelsChallenge, Starfire, Twinkle, Brazos Valley, Rhythm Bomb, Goofin' , CAB, Sleazy, Sparton, Apex
Associated actsThe Champs
Websitewww.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", and "Double Talkin' Baby", among others. He has performed with Eddie Cochran, Johnny Horton, Bobby Darin, Dale Hawkins, The Champs, and others. "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 "Beautiful 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)
  • 2018 - Greetings From El Paso (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 Jordanaires - Backing vocals on "Friday Night On A Dollar Bill", "You Knock Me Out", "Boom Boom Baby", and the 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. ^ "THE EDDIE COCHRAN CONNECTION". Huelynduvall.com. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Huelyn Duvall". Rockabillyhall.com. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Led Zeppelin". Huelynduvall.com. Retrieved 23 August 2018.

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