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Al Ferrier
Al Ferrier

Al Ferrier first recorded for Goldband in 1955, and produced two singles, "No No Baby" and "My Baby Done Gone Away." Originally a country singer from Montgomery, Louisiana, Ferrier was greatly influenced by Carl Perkins. He and his group the Boppin' Billies became one of the region's notable rockabilly bands. Their distinctive sound was due in part to Al's brother Brian Ferrier, a talented lead guitarist who had played with Elvis Presley on the Louisiana Hayride. Ferrier recorded other rockabilly numbers for Jay Miller, but the music did not take off. He came out of retirement in the 1970s, and continued to record for both Goldband and Jay Miller. While commercial success eluded him, Ferrier's recordings are highly prized in Europe today.


Selected Recordings by Al Ferrier
FC-11971 /
Swampland Jewels

FC-11971

FC-11971

"Yard Dog"
FC-12526 /
Country with Sax

FC-12526

FC-12526

"Touch of Mary's Hand"
"Brand New Love"
"Take Two Steps"
"Victim of Man"
"Muscadine Mule"
"I'm Just a Mender"
"Live Wire"
"Sin Until I Die"
"78 to Birmingham"
"I'll Try One More Time"
"If I Need You, Will I Find You There?"
"Right or Wrong"
FC-12528 /
It's Cajun Country

FC-12528

FC-12528

"I'll Try One More Time"
FC-12529 /
Bayou Rock

FC-12529

FC-12529

"Let's Go Boppin' Tonight"
"Honey Baby"
"My Baby Done Gone Away"
FC-12531 /
Freddie Fender and His Friends at Goldband

FC-12531

FC-12531

"I'm Still Loving You"
45-8206 /
"Let's Go Bopping Tonight" b/w "What Is That Thing Called Love"
45-8206

"Let's Go Bopping Tonight" / streaming mp3 * streaming realaudio
"What Is That Thing Called Love"
   
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