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Selected Songs

Song Title Artist(s) Year
“A Fool Never Learns” Andy Williams, Lawrence Welk,
Sonny Curtis, The Crickets,Billy Mize,
The Wilburn Bros., The Castaway Strings, The Doodles/ Fred York
“A Pretty Girl” Sonny Curtis 1958
“A Sweet Love” The Crickets 1959
“After It’s Over” The Crickets 1958
“An Old Rainbow Jukebox And You” John Schneider, Sonny Curtis 1985
“And I’ll Go” Vikki Lawrence, Jack Jones 1965
“Baby My Heart” The Crickets, The Shadows, Bobby Fuller Four, The Blue Things 1960
“Bad Case Of Love” John Schneider, Sonny Curtis 1975
“Ballad Of Batman And Robin” The Camps 1965
“Batmobile” The Camps 1965
“Beggar’s Blues” Sonny Curtis 1966
“Bo Diddley Bach” Sonny Curtis, The Kingsmen 1966
“Cancion” Tommy Garrett and the 50 Guitars 1964
“Cheatin’ Clouds” Sonny Curtis 1980
“Clone” Sonny Curtis 1987
“Comin’ On Strong” Maines Bros., Dolly Fox 1977
“Cowboy Singer” Sonny Curtis, Crawford Bell 1980
“Day Drinker” Sonny Curtis, Johnny Duncan,
Kenny Price
“Destiny’s Child” Waylon Jennings, Sonny Curtis, The Crickets 1966
“Do You Remember Roll Over Beethoven” Sonny Curtis 1976
“Don’t Breathe A Word” Bobby Vee, Rick Nelson, The Crickets 1963
“Dream Well All Of You Children” Sonny Curtis 1982
“Eager For The Edge” Sonny Curtis 1974
“Everyone But One” Terry Noland 1958
“File, File, File”
co-written with Vline Buggy
Frank Alamo 1963
“Funny How Little Men Care” Sonny Curtis, Mark Dinning, Mark Lindsay 1966
“Girl Of The North” Sonny Curtis 1968
“Good As Gone”
co-written with Luke Reed
The Crickets 1994
“Guess I’m Gonna Fall” Terry Noland 1957
“Gypsy Man” J. J. Cale, Buddy Knox, Albert Lee and Country Fever, Sonny Curtis 1965
“He Fought The Law” She Trinity 1958
“Holiday For Clowns”
co-written with Glen D. Hardin
Svenne & Lotta 1977
“How to Make A Farewell” Bobby Vee 1962
“Hung Up In Your Eyes”
co-written with Glen D. Hardin
Brian Hyland, La Costa, Sonny Curtis 1967
“I Fought The Law”

The Bobby Fuller Four, The Crickets, The Clash, Sonny Curtis, Roy Orbison, Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, Hank Williams Jr., The Dead Kennedys, Sam Neely, Social Distortion. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Grateful Dead, The Stray Cats, Nanci Griffith, Johnny R, Sex Pistols, The Big Dirty Band, Thug Murder (a Japanese band), Mike Ness, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, H2O, Die Toten Hosen, NoRMAhl, Jerry Williams, Hangurubon (Nonstop Body), Breakin Rocks, Mano Negra, Mary’s Danish (featured in the film “Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Serbian punk rock band Goblini, She Trinity, Beatsteaks, Viper, Bryan Adams, John Cougar Mellencamp, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Stiff Little Fingers, Waylon Jennings, Ska-P, Claude François, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Attaque 77, Status Quo, Anti-Flag, Chumbawamba, Tsuyoshi Kawakami and His Moodmakers, Nick Stockton, Bad Shepherds, The Demons, Sir Henry & His Butlers

This song is #177 in Rolling Stone’s list of “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”

“I Hate To See Me Go” Margaret Whiting, Molly Bee, Sonny Curtis 1966
“I Like Your Music” Anne Murray, Johnny Rivers, The Crickets, Sonny Curtis, Maines Bros., Ellen Nikolaysen 1972
“I Pledge My Love To You” Sonny Curtis 1964
“I Used To Love You” Everly Bros. 1965
“I Wanna Go Bummin’ Around” Sonny Curtis, Floyd Cramer,
Dean Martin
“I’ll Stay With You” Sonny Curtis 1979
“I’m No Stranger To The Rain”
co-written with Ron Hellard
Keith Whitley 1989
“I’m Too Sexy For You” Stan Urban 1990
“It’s Not Easy Being Fifteen” Sonny Curtis, John Conlee 1978
“Last Call For Alcohol” Sonny Curtis 1966
“Laughing Stock” Sonny Curtis 1958
“Love And Kisses” Rick Nelson for the film “Love And Kisses” 1963
“Love Is All Around (Mary Tyler Moore Show Theme)” Sonny Curtis 1970
“Love Is All Around” Sonny Curtis, Sammy Davis, Jr.,
Joan Jett, Hüsker Dü, Supergenerous, TMA
“Million Dollar Movie” The Crickets 1969
“Mirrors Don’t Lie” Molly Bee 1966
“Missing Part Of My Heart And Soul” Marlys Roe 1967
“More Than I Can Say”
co-written with J.I. Allison
Bobby Vee, The Crickets, Leo Sayer, Kong Ling, June Lodge, Ras Shiloh, Crazy Leo, The Shadows 1959
“My Little Girl” The Crickets, Gary Lewis 1962
“Rock Around With Ollie Vee” Buddy Holly, Stray Cats, The Crickets, Brian Setzer, Gary Busey, Jotel, Shakin’ Stevens, Sonny Curtis, Thomas Borchert, Whitesidewalls 1956
“Say You Love Me” Rick Nelson for the film “Love And Kisses” 1963
“Shadaroom” Buddy Knox 1963
“So Used To Loving You” Sonny Curtis, The Poppy Family 1963
“Someday” Webb Pierce 1956
“Soul Fever” Sonny Curtis, Nat Stuckey 1967
“Sugar Drop” Terry Noland 1958
“Talk About My Baby” Sonny Curtis 1958
“Tennessee I Love You” Sonny Curtis, Mel Tillis, Charlie Louvin with Jim & Jesse 1976
“That Stuff”
co-written with Ron Hellard
Keith Whitley 1986
“The Collector The #1 1967
“The Lesson I Never Learned”
co-written with Ron Hellard
Sonny Curtis 1985
“The Real Buddy Holly Story” Sonny Curtis, Waylon Jennings 1979
“The Straight Life” Sonny Curtis, Glen Campbell, Bobby Goldsboro, Bing Crosby, Val Doonican, Gary Lewis, John Gary, Al Hirt, Don Tweedy Orchestra, Al DeLory Orchestra, (When People Were Shorter And Lived Near The Water , 1968
“The Truth Is Still The Same” The Crickets, Maines Bros. 1973
“Today my Sleepless Nights Came Back to Town” Sonny Curtis, Buddy Knox 1966
“Too Much Monday Morning”
co-written with J.I. Allison, Glen D. Hardin
The Crickets 1960
“Walk Right Back” Everly Bros., Anne Murray, Perry Como, Andy Williams, Anne Murray & The Muppets, Nielson, Bobby Vee, Sonny Curtis, Glen Campbell & Bobby Gentry, Chet Atkins, Lawanda Lindsey, Ronnie Prophet, Tilton Sisters, Billy Mize, Max Bygraves, Gary Lewis, Harry Nilsson, Dana 1960
“Welcome Home”
co-written with J.I. Allison
John Schneider 1987
“Where Will The Words Come From”
co-written with Glen D. Hardin
Gary Lewis And The Playboys 1966
“When Amarillo Blows” Sonny Curtis 1984
“When You Ask About Love” Matchbox 1980
“Yellow Roses Mean Goodbye”
co-written with Glen D. Hardin
Lennon Sisters 1966
“You Made My Life A Song” Ellen Nikolaysen 1974