Jerry Wallace

Jerry Wallace (December 15, 1928 – May 5, 2008) was an American country and pop singer. Between 1958 and 1964, Wallace charted nine hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including the No. 8 "Primrose Lane" that was later used as the theme song for the television series The Smith Family. He made his debut on the country music charts in 1965, entering it thirty-five times between then and 1980. In that timespan, Wallace charted within the country Top Ten four times. His only number one song was "If You Leave Me Tonight I'll Cry," a song which gained popularity after it was used in an episode of the 1970s TV series Night Gallery.Jerry Wallace’s long time Manager was Ron Blackwood.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 15th, 1928 (Guilford), Died May 5th, 2008 (Corona)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: banjo, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 81 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62422 10-in. 7/22/1937 Farewell blues Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62429 10-in. 7/22/1937 In the pines Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62430 10-in. 7/22/1937 Chicken don't roost too high Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62431 10-in. 7/22/1937 I want my rib Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62432 10-in. 7/22/1937 Georgiana moon Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62433 10-in. 7/22/1937 Bill dem cabbage down Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62434 10-in. 7/22/1937 Sweet bunch of daisies Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62435 10-in. 7/22/1937 Frankie and Johnnie Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62436 10-in. 7/22/1937 Under the old Kentucky moon Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62437 10-in. 7/22/1937 Yum yum blues Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 62499 10-in. 7/22/1937 In the pines Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64376 10-in. 8/2/1938 Please don't sell my Pappy no more rum Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64377 10-in. 8/2/1938 The wang wang blues Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64378 10-in. 8/2/1938 St. Louis woman Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64379 10-in. 8/2/1938 Anna from Indiana Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64380 10-in. 8/2/1938 Is there still room for me Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64381 10-in. 8/2/1938 The trail of the lonesome pine Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64382 10-in. 8/3/1938 I'm gonna learn to swing Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64383 10-in. 8/3/1938 Downhearted blues Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64384 10-in. 8/2/1938 Whispering Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64385 10-in. 8/2/1938 Just an old chimney scack Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64386 10-in. 8/3/1938 I gotta ketch up with my settin' Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64387 10-in. 8/3/1938 Put your arms around me, honey Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64388 10-in. 8/3/1938 Only a faded rose Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca 64389 10-in. 8/3/1938 Mary Lou Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats instrumentalist, banjo  
(Results 1-25 of 81 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wallace, Jerry," accessed January 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210721.

Wallace, Jerry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210721.

"Wallace, Jerry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210721

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