Roy Drusky

Roy Frank Drusky, Jr. (June 22, 1930 – September 23, 2004) was an American country music singer, songwriter, producer, actor and disc jockey popular from the 1960s through the early 1970s. Known for his baritone voice, he was known for incorporating the Nashville sound and for being the first artist to record a song written by Kris Kristofferson ("Jody and the Kid"). His highest-charting single was the No. 1 "Yes, Mr. Peters", a duet with Priscilla Mitchell.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 22nd, 1930 (Atlanta), Died September 23rd, 2004 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 10387 10/2/1958 [Unknown titles(s)] Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 10388 10/2/1958 Such a fool Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 10389 10/2/1958 Just about that time Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 10390 10/2/1958 Wait and see Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 10716 5/19/1959 Our church, your wedding Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 10852 9/16/1959 Another Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 10853 9/16/1959 The same corner Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11122 5/4/1960 Anymore Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11123 5/4/1960 I'm so helpless Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11216 8/10/1960 Another chance to fall in love Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11217 8/10/1960 I can't tell my heart that Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11218 8/10/1960 When do you love me Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11219 8/10/1960 There's only one Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11220 8/11/1960 He had it on his mind Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11221 8/11/1960 I'd rather loan you out Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11222 8/11/1960 I wonder where you are tonight Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11223 8/11/1960 Before I lose my mind Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11264 9/21/1960 I've got some Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11265 9/21/1960 Almost can't Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11266 9/21/1960 Three hearts in a tangle Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11445 2/13/1961 Ashes of love Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11446 2/13/1961 My world's losing you Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11447 2/13/1961 Making believe Roy Drusky ; Kitty Wells vocalist  
Decca NA 11465 2/20/1961 Burning bridges Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11466 2/20/1961 Alone with you Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11467 2/20/1961 Swing wide your gate of love Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11468 2/20/1961 Have I stayed away too long Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11559 5/25/1961 Marking time Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11560 5/25/1961 I went out of my way Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11561 5/25/1961 Must it be me? Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11837 1/3/1962 There's always one Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11838 1/3/1962 Few and far between Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 11839 1/3/1962 our paths crossed again Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12086 5/24/1962 After you turn out your light Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12087 5/24/1962 I'm not getting over you Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12088 5/24/1962 Jolly old Saint Nicholas Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12118 6/22/1962 'Tis sweet to be remembered Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12119 6/22/1962 It's my way Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12120 6/22/1962 Walk on by Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12121 6/22/1962 I forgot more than you'll ever know Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12127 7/9/1962 Please help me, I'm falling Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12128 7/9/1962 Wolverton mountain Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12129 7/9/1962 Remember me, I'm the one who loves you Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12130 7/9/1962 He'll have to go Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12131 7/9/1962 It keeps right on a-hurtin' Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12132 7/9/1962 I don't care Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12133 7/9/1962 Gone Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12203 9/11/1962 Second hand rose Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12204 9/11/1962 It worries me Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12410 2/27/1963 Sumrner, Winter, Spring and Fall Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12411 2/27/1963 She never cried when she was mine Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12412 2/27/1963 Divided love Roy Drusky vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Drusky, Roy," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312932.

Drusky, Roy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312932.

"Drusky, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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