Raymond C. (Ray) Walker

Ray Walker (born March 16, 1934) is a member of the singing group The Jordanaires. Walker has been the bass singer for the group since 1958. During his tenure with The Jordanaires, the group was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the NACMAI (North American Country Music Association International) Hall of Fame, the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Rockabilly Hall of Fame, and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. Walker was also awarded the "Avalon Award," the highest award given for contribution and accomplishment by his alma mater, David Lipscomb University, in 2005.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 16, 1934 (Centreville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 100 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76057 3/31/1950 Dig a little deeper The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca 76058 3/31/1950 I'm free again The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca 76059 3/31/1950 Peace in the valley The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca 76060 3/31/1950 The church in the wildwood The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2011 8/23/1949 Go where I send Thee The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2012 8/23/1949 [Unknown title(s)] The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2013 8/23/1949 Just a little talk with Jesus The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2014 8/23/1949 The old ship of Zion The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2035 11/8/1949 He'll understand and say well done-1 Red Foley vocalist  
Decca NA 2144 6/23/1950 My Lord's gonna move this wicked race Mervin Shiner vocalist  
Decca NA 2145 6/23/1950 The great speckled bird Mervin Shiner vocalist  
Decca NA 2146 6/23/1950 Life's railway to heaven Mervin Shiner vocalist  
Decca NA 2147 6/23/1950 I'm going through Jesus Mervin Shiner vocalist  
Decca NA 2152 6/27/1950 Ace in the hole Mervin Shiner vocalist  
Decca NA 2153 6/27/1950 I think I'm gonna cry again Mervin Shiner vocalist  
Decca NA 2182 7/4/1950 Search me Lord The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2183 7/4/1950 Lead me to that rock The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2184 7/4/1950 Swing down sweet chariot The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2185 7/4/1950 Joshua fit the battle of Jericho The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2192 8/24/1950 Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2193 8/24/1950 Now didn't it rain The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2194 8/24/1950 Noah The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2195 8/24/1950 What a friend we have in Jesus The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2198 8/24/1950 Roll on Jordan The Jordanaires vocalist  
Decca NA 2199 8/24/1950 What a savior The Jordanaires vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 100 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, Raymond C. (Ray)," accessed May 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/349810.

Walker, Raymond C. (Ray). (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/349810.

"Walker, Raymond C. (Ray)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 May 2024.

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