Ella Mae Morse


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Ella Mae Morse

Born: September 12, 1924 Mansfield, TX

Died: October 16, 1999 Bullhead City, AZ

Jazz, Vocals, Jump Blues, Pop, Rhythm & Blues, Rockabilly, Rock, Boogie, Barrelhouse – 40’s, 50’s

Discography:

Discogs:

Albums

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His Orchestra* – Barrelhouse, Boogie And The Blues ◄ (2 versions)

Capitol Records 1954

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His Orchestra* – Barrelhouse, Boogie And The Blues ‎ (LP, Mono)

Capitol Records 1955

The Morse Code

‎ (LP, Album, Mono)

Capitol Records 1957

Herbie Mann, Ella Mae Morse and Jimmy GiuffreSessions, Live ‎ (LP, Album)

Calliope (3) 1976

Singles & EPs

The Patty Cake Man / Invitation To The Blues

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1944

Freddie Slack With Rhythm Section* And Ella Mae Morse With Don RayeThe House Of Blue Lights / Hey Mr. Postman ‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1946

Ella Mae Morse And Freddie Slack With Rhythm Section* – Your Conscience Tells You So / Pig Foot Pete ‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1946

A Little Further Down The Road A Piece / Bombo B. Bailey

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records 1948

The Blacksmith Blues / Love Me Or Leave Me

◄ (2 versions)

Capitol Records 1952

Oakie Boogie

‎ (7″)

Capitol Records 1952

Greyhound

‎ (7″)

Capitol Records 1953

What Good’ll It Do Me / Mister Memory Maker

‎ (7″, Promo)

Capitol Records 1957

Tennessee Ernie* And Ella Mae Morse With Cliffie Stone’s Orchestra* – I’m Hog-Tied Over You / False Hearted Girl ◄ (2 versions)

Capitol Records Unknown

Happy Habit / Goodnight, Sweetheart Godnight

‎ (7″, Single)

Capitol Records Unknown

A’Sleepin’ At The Foot Of The Bed / Male Call

‎ (Shellac, 10″, Promo)

Capitol Records Unknown

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His MusicRazzle-Dazzle / Seventeen ‎ (7″)

Capitol Records Unknown

An Occasional Man

‎ (7″)

Capitol Records Unknown

Ella Mae Morse With Nelson Riddle And His OrchestraBig Mamou / Is It Any Wonder ‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Capitol Records Unknown

Connee Boswell* / Ella Mae MorseStormy Weather / Invitation To The Blues / Cow Cow Boogie ‎ (Shellac, 12″)

V Disc Unknown

Ella Mae Morse With Big Dave And His MusicRazzle-Dazzle / Seventeen ‎ (10″)

Capitol Records Unknown

Compilations

Ella Mae Morse / Freddie SlackThe Hits Of ◄ (3 versions)

Capitol Records 1962

Ella Mae Morse / Freddie SlackRockin’ Brew ‎ (LP, Comp)

Ember Records 1969

Sensational

‎ (LP, Comp)

Capitol Records 1985

Ella Mae Morse

‎ (7″, EP, Comp)

Discographia:

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseDiscografia1.htm

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseDiscografia2.htm

Honking Duck:

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/ella_mae_morse

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/ella_mae_morse_and_f._slack

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/ella_mae_morse_and_her_boogie_woogie_seven

Videos:

Discographia – Filmografia:

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseFilmografia.htm

Search Zik:

http://searchzik.com/all_ella+mae+morse.html

Cow Cow Boogie – From Reveille with Beverly 1943:

Nevermore? – From Ghost Catchers 1944-

Blacksmith Blues w Donald Duck 1952:

Also appeared in feature films – The Sky’s the Limit (1943), South of Dixie (1944), How Doooo you Do (trailer w ella singin a little here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmKg4WxUmGQ&noredirect=1) – (1945), and Hit and Run (1957) –

On TV – Songs for sale (1952), Ed Sullivan Show (1955), and Startime (1960) – and in the Soundie Swing High, Swing Low (1946) – Hopefully some of these have survived.

Biographies:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Mae_Morse

Solid!:

http://www.parabrisas.com/d_morseem.php

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/ella-mae-morse-mn0000797881

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Ella+Mae+Morse

Last.Fm:

http://www.last.fm/music/Ella+Mae+Morse

Texas State Historical Association:

http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fmobx

Discographia (In Spanish):

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/EllaMaeMorseBiografia.htm

Page From “Before Elvis: The Prehistory of Rock & Roll” p.27, 34-35, 38, 2224, 228, 343-345, 349:

http://books.google.com/books?id=yJes-jdk5kEC&pg=PA343&lpg=PA343&dq=ella+mae+morse&source=bl&ots=FerTVIQWDM&sig=rIZp0Fb_hiXRi2ecmN17XzlbLis&hl=en&sa=X&ei=zf6LUoK8MIPDigK0x4HADQ&ved=0CEEQ6AEwBDjmAQ#v=onepage&q=ella%20mae%20morse&f=false

Page From “All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music p. 40-42:

http://books.google.com/books?id=y5iPO9n4qtQC&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=ella+mae+morse&source=bl&ots=3r11B2cmTY&sig=jqD_i1FKQiYEfzwVCt4eHJifZ9E&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ofiLUoLaFcK6igLZqoHABw&ved=0CGgQ6AEwCDiMAQ#v=onepage&q=ella%20mae%20morse&f=false

Around the Web:

Her Sons Webpage for Ella Mae Morse:

http://www.prescottlink.com/morse/ella.html

Planet Barbarella Blog – Featuring “Swingin’ at the House of Blue Lights”
by Don Charles Hampton:

http://planetbarberella.blogspot.com/2010/11/jump-back-honey-its-ella-mae-morse.html

1996 Dallas Observer Article:

http://www.dallasobserver.com/1996-03-21/music/the-morse-code/

http://www.dallasobserver.com/1996-03-21/music/the-morse-code/2/

NPR Article 2011:

http://www.npr.org/2011/02/21/132051999/ella-may-morse-the-voice-of-capitol-s-first-hits:

Feminist Music Geek Blog:

http://feministmusicgeek.com/2009/12/02/gone-but-not-forgotten-ella-mae-morse-another-rock-originator/

yahoodi.com:

http://www.yehoodi.com/comment/175789/happy-birthday-ella-mae-morse/

From the Vaults:

http://fromthevaults-boppinbob.blogspot.com/2013/09/ella-mae-morse-born-12-september-1924.html

Mostly Music Blog:

http://laramusicblog.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/smack-dab-in-the-middle-ella-mae-morse-1955/

Pop Culture Cantina:

http://popculturecantina.blogspot.com/2007/05/ella-mae-morse-part-one.html

http://popculturecantina.blogspot.com/2007/05/ella-mae-morse-part-two.html

Now thats what I call bullshit:

http://alanwalkerart.com/wp/?tag=ella-mae-morse

The Rockin Gipsy:

http://therockingipsy.blogspot.com/2010/06/ella-mae-morse-jumpin-and-jivin.html

Hub Pages:

http://billrrrr.hubpages.com/hub/The-Greatest-Female-Vocalist-Youve-Never-Heard

Aaron Munter:

http://www.aaronmunter.com/archives/89

A noodle in a haystack:

http://noodleinahaystack.blogspot.com/2009/08/texas-gals-part-iii-ella-mae-morse.html

A little bird told me:

http://www.sativapeterson.com/wordpress/index.php/2010/11/ella-mae-morse/

Music liner notes:

http://musiclinernotes.wordpress.com/2010/08/29/ella-mae-morse/

eclectic synthetic:

http://eclecticsynthetic.blogspot.com/2009/10/ella-mae-morse-barrelhouse-boogie-blues.html

Forties Fashions:

http://fortiesfashions.blogspot.com/2010/06/cow-cow-boogie-ella-mae-morse.html

Du Chant a la Une:

http://duchantalaune.blogspot.com/2012/11/ella-mae-morse-first-white-female-of.html

South Eastern Cushman Club Collect:

http://www.southeasterncushmanclubconnect.com/2013/11/15/new-post-series-this-weeks-favourite-female-singer-2/

The Gronmark Blog:

http://scottgronmark.blogspot.com/2012/07/freddie-daddy-slack-and-ella-mae-morse.html

Swing, Jazz, Blues – Scene from  Ghost Catchers (1944):

http://swingjazzblues.blogspot.com/2007/07/ella-mae-morse-ghost-catchers.html

IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0607595/

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0607595/bio

NYT Obituary:

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/18/arts/ella-mae-morse-75-vocalist-who-transcended-pop-genres.html

The Guardian Obituary:

http://www.theguardian.com/news/1999/nov/01/guardianobituaries

Find A Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6001548

Bear Records Page:

http://www.bear-family.com/en/rock-n-roll/rock-roll/morse-ella-mae-ella-mae-rocks.html

Cherry Red Records:

http://www.cherryred.co.uk/revola-exd.asp?id=2096

Digital Citizen:

http://digitalcitizen.ca/?s=ella+mae+morse

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/ella-mae-morse

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ella-Mae-Morse/109528122399339

Songs:

Internet Archive Page:

https://archive.org/details/EllaMaeMorse-01-60

Mister Five by Five – 1942:

Get on Board Little Chillun – 1942:

The Patty Cake Man 1942:

Old Rob Roy – 1943:

Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quite – 1943:

Solid Potato Salad – 1943:

Hello, Suzanne – 1944:

Buzz Me -1945:

Rip Van Winkle – 1945:

Captain Kid – 1945:

Your Conscience Says it’s So – 1946:

House of Blue Lights – w Freddie Slack- 1945:

First Rock Song?, First use of the word “homey” in a song?

Invitation to the Blues -1946:

Pig Foot Pete – 1947:

Old Shanks Mare – 1947:

Get Off it and Go -1947:

Tennessee Saturday Night – 1951:

Oakey Boogie – 1951:

Blacksmith Blues – 1952:

It’s Rainin’ Tear Drops From My Eyes – 1953:

Male Call – 1952:

False Hearted Girl  w Tennessee Ernie Ford – 1952:

I’m Hog Tied over You – 1952:

Jump Back – 1952:

I’m a Rich Woman –  1953:

Money Honey – 1954:

40 Cups of Coffee – 1954:

How Can You Leave a Man Like This? – 1954:

Rock Me All Night Long – 1954:

5-10-15 Hours – 1954:

Have Mercy on Me Baby – 1954:

Down in Mexico – 1956:

When Boy Kiss Girl Its Love – 1955:

Smack Dab in the Middle -1955:

Razzle Dazzle – 1955:

Piddily Patter Patter – 1955:

Livin’ Livin’ Livin’ – 1955:

Give Me Love – 1956:

What Good’ll it do Me – 1957:

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive – 1957:

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