DECCA RECORDS - The Singles (45r.p.m.)
CHERRY PIE / THERE'S GONNA BE A DAY (F11236) 1960
OUT OF LUCK / UNLESS YOU MEAN IT (F11259) 1960
MYSTERY GIRL / THE BIG WHITE HOUSE (F11315) 1961
THIS PULLOVER / WHY AM I LIVING? (F11348) 1961
I SEE YOU / OH! YOU BEAUTIFUL DOLL (F11375) 1961
EVERY BREATH I TAKE / WALK AWAY (F11394) 1961
HEY LITTLE GIRL / TWIST MY WRIST (F11412) 1961 (Picture cover)
PRETTY JENNY / YOU CAN DO IT IF YOU TRY (F11511) 1962
AS YOU LIKE IT / IT'S ABOUT TIME (F11620) 1963
Album (33 1/3 r.p.m)
JESS FOR YOU (Decca LK4390) 1961 (Issued only in 'Mono')
E.P.s (45 r.p.m)
JESS CONRAD (Decca DFE6666) 1961
TWIST MY WRIST (Decca DFE6702) 1962
THE HUMAN JUNGLE (Decca DFE 8524) 1963
Jess on his Decca recordings………………
"During my Decca days I recorded with some of the top musical directors including Ian Fraser, Syd Dale, Gordon Franks, Charles Blackwell, Johnny Keating, Jack Martin, Ivor Raymonde and Arthur Greenslade.
COLUMBIA RECORDS - The Singles
Take Your Time / I Know You (DB 4969) 1963
Pussycat / Tempted (DB 7223) 1964
Things I'd Like To Say/ Don't Turn 'Round (DB 7561) 1965</ b>
Hurt Me / It Can Happen To You (7N 15849) 1965
(Note: These tracks were produced by legendary record producer Joe Meek)
Little Bit Of Loveliness / Tin Pan Alley Rag ( PY 133) 1966
(Recorded during a tour with Kathy Kirby. Issued in South Africa only)
The Other Side Of Life / See The Tinker Ride (PT 269) 1969
Crystal Ball Dream / Pussycat (PT 292) 1970
(Note: "Pussycat" is a different song to that of Columbia DB 7223)
Here She Comes Again /My Idea (PT 357) 1971
These Are Not My People / Yesterday Man (K11508) 1974
(Recorded under the name 'MEN' this was with Troy Dante, also Dave Dee (of Dozy,Beaky,Mick and Tich fame) with Dave Dee producing,Junior Campbell of Marmalade plays guitar and backing vocals) The label was a subsidiary of Warner Brothers Records in the UK.
Save It For A Rainy Day / Lock Up Your Daughters (EMI 2682) 1977
(Initial pressings came with a plain black and white picture cover)
Click the cover to read track list more easily.
Kenny Everett's 'World's Worst Records Show' (NE1023) 1979 (Green Vinyl Pressing) Features Jess's re-recordings of "Cherry Pie", "This Pullover" and "Why Am I Living". (Plus other artists.) Note the tracks by Jess were recut for this issue.
COMPACT DISC ALBUMS
Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection (Pickwick Label/Karussell PWKS 4065) 1993
Andrew Lloyd Weber Songbook (Pickwick Label PK521 1993)
JESS CONRAD-GOLDEN BOY OF THE SIXTIES (K-Tel Label ECD 3559)
This CD is the most interesting of Jess's more recent recorded work (2001) It features one new song "Salute The Kings & Queens of Rock 'n' Roll" some re-recordings of some of his sixties Decca cuts, plus previously unreleased recordings from the 1980's and 90's, from rock 'n' roll to MOR. 20 Tracks in all.
(See JESS' SHOP)
VINYL- PRIVATE PRESSING 7" E.P. (33 1/3 r.p.m)
One other 'Collectable' record by Jess is his 1978 'Private Pressing' on the SRT Label.
This was sold at performances in theatre, cabaret etc. and titled "A SOUVENIR OF AN EVENING SPENT WITH JESS CONRAD" SRTS/CUS 046.
Tracks are: BE-BOP-A-LULA / FIRST THING MONDAY MORNING / WITHOUT A WORRY IN THE WORLD / DIZZY MISS LIZZIE / GIVE ME A STAR / CRYSTAL BALL DREAM. Issued in a picture cover E.P sleeve.
A CD compilation was issued by the UK Vocalion label in 2006 which gathered together Jess’s Decca releases including the highly sought-after 1961 album “Jess For You”. The 30 track set was nicely packaged utilising the 1961 album cover photo and researched sleeve notes (Vocalion Label-CDK4326)
Click on the picture for CD track titles
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