Roy Hall

and His Jumping Cats

60’s Rockabilly

Years active: Early 1930s-1984

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA

Born May 7, 1922:  Died March 3, 1984 (aged 61), Nashville, Tennessee


Discography Roy Hall

James Faye "Roy" Hall (May 7, 1922 - March 3, 1984), also known by his pseudonym "Sunny David", was an American rockabilly pianist and songwriter. Hall was an uncredited co-writer of the rockabilly classic "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", a song recorded by Hall himself and later popularized by Jerry Lee Lewis. Although his writing claim was initially disputed, later reissues of the song credit Hall for his role in its conception.


Hall was born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia in 1922. Although he is often stated to have learned the piano from a local blues player who also turned Hall into a drunkard by his early teens, he was actually first introduced to the instrument by his mother. Hall cited Piano Red as his primary influence in his playing style. After performing in his home town, Hall accompanied Uncle Dave Macon in 1933 in a traveling broadcast for the Grand Ole Opry Read full text here >>> Roy Hall

This release, Original release HI-Q 5045 (US) [1965]

Three alley cats - 1965 vers.   b/w   Bed spring motel (23 Spring St.)

Three alley cats - 1965 vers.

 Bed spring motel (23 Spring St.) - 1965

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