Jimmie Raye (Feagen)

Real name: Jimmie Raye Feagen
Born: date not known, Alabama

 
 


SINGLES

SATAN S-101 – JIMMIE RAYE
Hey Lets Dance / Forgive Me (1963 US)
(Note: also available as an identical UK 2016 repro edition)

NIAGARA DI-185 – JIMMIE RAYE
You Don’t Want My Love / I Kept On Walkin’ (1964 US)

TUFF 401 (promo) – JIMMIE RAYE
Look At Me, Girl (Crying) / I Tried (12/1964 US)

TUFF 401 – JIMMIE RAYE
Look At Me, Girl (Crying) / I Tried (12/1964 US)

KKC RP-001 – JIMMIE RAYE
Philadelphia Dawg / Walked On, Stepped On, Stomped On (1966 US)

KKC S-002 – JIMMIE RAYE
Philly Dog Around The World / Just Can’t Take It No More (1966 US)
(Note: also available as a light blue label repro edition [original pressing on dark blue label])

GARRISON GAR 3008 (promo) – JIMMIE RAYE
You Must Be Losing Your Mind / For The Sake Of Love (1967 US)

MOON SHOT MS 6708 (promo) – JIMMIE RAE
That’ll Get It / It’s Written All Over Your Face (1968 US)

INJECTION TAR 61020 (p/s) – JIMMIE RAYE
That’ll Get It / It’s Written All Over Your Face (7/1968 HOL)

RAYE 101 – JIMMIE RAYE
Fare Thee Well / Why Do You (19?? US)

JRE MC420 (Jimmie Raye Enterprises, reissue) – JIMMIE RAYE
You Must Be Losing Your Mind / For The Sake Of Love (1970 US)

SPANWAY # – JIMMIE RAYE
A Time In The Life Of Our Love (Part One) / A Time In The Life Of Our Love (Part Two) (1972 US)

BEAUTIFUL SOUNDS JRE-0001 – JIMMIE RAYE
Any Day Now / For The Sake Of Love (1973 US)

ASANTE JR-ASW-0001 – MFALME
Nuku Penda / Danser Et Chanter (1975 US)

FEDERAL FRM-261A/FRM-262B – MFALME
Nuku Penda / Danser Et Chanter (1975 JAM)

ASANTE JRST 99901 – JIMMIE RAYE
The Soul Thing / That Girl (Of Mine) (1976 US)

ASANTE JR ASW 0001 – JIMMIE RAYE
Deep In Your Love / Spread Love (1978 US)

CRC CRC-401 (Clearinghouse Records Corp) – JIMMIE RAYE
Love Caravan / Love Is Gone (1979 US)

WMJR PRODUCTIONS WMJR 009 (p/s) – JIMMIE RAYE AND THE REVELATIONS
Stand Up America / Stand Up America (instr.) (1980 US)

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ALBUMS

ASANTE ASW-JRST-9901 [LP] – JIMMIE RAYE: THE SOUL THING (1976 US)
The Soul Thing / Let Your Soul Fly / Junkman (Dealing In Junk) / That Girl (Of Mine) / Danser Et Chanter / Get Over / Every Road (Has A Turning Point) / Image / Naku Penda

ASANTE JR-MFWS-0001 [LP] – MFALME: LET YOUR SOUL FLY (1976 US)
Naku Penda / The Soul Thing / That Girl (Of Mine) / Image / Every Road (Has A Turning) / Get Over / Let Your Soul Fly / Junk Man (Dealing In Junk) / Danser Et Chanter
(Note: re-edition of “The Soul Thing” LP aimed mainly for African market)
– lp reissue: Asante JR-MFWS-0001, 2008 US –


CRC CRC 401 [LP] – JIMMIE RAYE: THE LOVER (1980 US)
Love Caravan / Love Is The Way / Love Is Gone / Spread Love Over The World / Lover’s Story / Lover’s Song / Deep In Your Love
– Brazilian edition: Audio Fidelity 610404044, 1980 –

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COLLECTIONS

ROOTSRAIDER # (self-produced) [CD] – JIMMIE RAYE: PLEDGING MY LOVE (2003 US)
Can’t Stop Now / Let The Games Begin / Loose Peter / Lovin’ You Babe / Back To Making Love / Pledging My Love / Sexy / The Dream / Unspoken Word / You Gave Your Love To Me
(Note: previously unissued 1987 recordings)

ROOTSRAIDER # (self-produced) [CD] – JIMMIE RAYE: MR. SOULSPECTACULAR (COLLECTOR’S EDITION OF RARE 45’S) (2003 US)
I Tried / Look At Me Girl (Crying) / I Just Can’t Take No More / Philly Dog Around The World / You Must Be Losing Your Mind / For The Sake Of Love / Every Road (Has A Turning) / The Soul Thing / That Girl Of Mine / Deep In Your Love / Spread Love Over The World / Lover’s Story / Lover’s Song / Love Is Gone

TUFF RECORDS INTERNATIONAL # [WWW] – JIMMIE RAYE: SEXY (2018 US)
Sexy / Pledging My Love / The Dream / Loose Peter / Lovin’ You Babe / Can’t Stop Now / You Gave Your Love to Me / Back To Makin’ Love / Let The Games Begin / Unspoken Words

TUFF RECORDS INTERNATIONAL # [WWW] JIMMIE RAYE: NORTHERN SOUL LEGEND (2018 US)
Philly Dog Around The World / You Must Be Losing Your Mind / Look At Me Girl (Crying) / Hey Let’s Dance / Spread Love (Over The World) / That’ll Get It / Stand Up America / Deep In Your Love / The Soul Thing / Love Caravan

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COMPILATIONS

PIGGY LP 1022 [LP] (unofficial release) – V/A: BEAT PARTY 2 (19?? UK)
Philly Dog Around The World

SOUL SUPPLY LPSD 119 [2-LP] – V/A: THE NORTHERN SOUL STORY 3 (1987 UK)
Philly Dog Around The World

KENT 079 [LP] – V/A: SOPHISTICATED SOUNDS – SOUL FOR THE CONNOISSEUR (1988 UK)
You Must Be Losing Your Mind

KENT CDKEND 104 [CD] – LIVING THE NIGHTLIFE (1993 UK)
You Must Be Losing Your Mind

SOUL KITCHEN SKIT002 [CD] – STOMPTOWN (200? BEL)
Philly Dog Around The World

EXPLOSIVE ENTERTAINMENT EE10001 [2-LP] – AFRO FUNK EXPLOSION (2001 UK)
Mfalme: Naku Penda
– cd reissue: Explosive Entertainment EE10001, 2009 UK –

TUFF #101 [CD] (unofficial release) – THE SOULFUL SIDE OF TUFF RECORDS (2002 UK)
Look At Me Girl (Crying) / I Tried

SHAOLINE MUSIC/NOCTURNE SHL 030/NT104 [2-LP]/SHLDCD 028/NT099 [CD] – THE URGE – THE ULTIMATE RARE GROOVE EXPERIENCE, VOLUME 01 (2002 FRA)
Mfalme: Naku Penda

GOLDMINE SOUL SUPPLY GSCD161 [CD] – NORTHERN SOUL INGENUITY – DETERMINATION HAVE A GOOD TIME, VOLUME 1 (2003 UK)
Philly Dog Around The World

STOMPIN’ ST323 [CD] (unofficial release) – STOMPIN’ 23 – 22 CRAZED RHYTHM’N’BLUES POUNDERS! (2005 UK)
Hey Let’s Dance

GOLDMINE SOUL SUPPLY GSCD175 [CD] – NORTHERN SOUL – THE COLLECTORS CHOICE (2005 UK)
I Kept On Walkin’

KENT SOUL CDKEND 342 [CD] – DEEP SHADOWS – THE BEST OF KENT BALLADS (2010 UK)
You Must Be Losing Your Mind

BBE BBE161CLP2 [2-LP]/BBE161CCD [2-CD] (unofficial release) – MAD STYLES & CRAZY VISION 2 (2011 UK)
Mfalme: Roho Yangu (Jihad’s Movement Mix)

JERK BOOM! BAM! RSAB-112 [LP] (unofficial release) – THE JERK BOOM! BAM! VOL. 2 (2011 EU)
Hey Let’s Dance

HISTORY OF SOUL SOUL030 [2-CD] – NEW YORK SOUL ’66 (2017 UK)
You Don’t Want My Love

STAG-O-LEE STAG-O-141 [LP] (unofficial release) – BUZZSAW JOINT – SOPHISTICATED SAVAGE CUT 5 (2019 GER)
Hey Let’s Dance

STAG-O-LEE STAG-O-161 [CD] (unofficial release) – V/A: BUZZSAW JOINT CUTS 5 & 6 (2019 GER)
Hey Let’s Dance


In addition, Jimmie Raye Feagen also wrote songs for other artists, including:
Babe Wayne with Carl LaRue & His Crew – Dance The Whiz Wosh (KKC MB-312, 1962)
The Bronsetts – This Is Love (Satan 102, 1963)
The Bronsetts – You Don’t Want My Love (Satan 102, 1963)
The Corsairs & Landy McNeil – The Change In You (Tuff 402, 1965)
Paul Sindab – Since I Met You (Hype T-1004, 1966)

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© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Online sources: https://www.discogs.com/artist/534484-Mfalme | https://www.discogs.com/artist/1094248-Jimmie-Raye | https://www.45cat.com/artist/jimmie-raye | https://www.45cat.com/artist/jimmie-raye-and-the-revelations | https://soulstrutter.blogspot.com/2020/04/jimmie-raye-discography.html | http://www.soulfulkindamusic.net/jraye.htm | https://www.allmusic.com/artist/jimmie-raye-mn0000346788 | http://www.ebay.com | http://www.popsike.com | http://drrshow.blogspot.com/2009/01/jimmie-raye-hey-lets-dance.html | http://www.jimmieraye.com/jimmierayebiofive.html | https://www.soul-source.co.uk/forums/topic/32467-jimmy-raye-philly-dog-around-the-world

Note: The contents of this website are informative only! All the corrections/additions are welcome. E-mail: petehoppula @ hotmail.com

Revised on June 1, 2021

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