Chanteur Rock 'n' Twist US né Earl Solomon Burroughs, le 16 Septembre 1925 à Fulton County (Georgie). Jack Hammer est connu comme le co-auteur avec Otis Blackwell de "Great Balls Of Fire". Il a enregistré chez Warwick et Polydor avant de venir en Europe.
Jack Hammer a écrit des chansons pour Jerry Lee Lewis ("Milkshake Mademoiselle"), Big Danny Oliver ("Sapphire"), les Impacts ("Croc-O-doll") et The Cadillacs ("Peek-A-Boo").
Il est mort le 11 Avril 2016.


Born Earl Burroughs, born September 16, 1925 in Fulton County (.
Songwriter and singer best known as the co-writer with Otis Blackwell "Great Balls Of Fire". In 1956 he made his first recording. He has recorded albums on Warwick and Polydor, before moving to Europe. Hammer recorded several singles and an LP for the Belgian Ronnex label.1961 he had minor in Europe "Kissin' Twist", sold well especially in Germany, Belgium and France.
Jack Hammer has written songs for Jerry Lee Lewis ("Milkshake Mademoiselle"), Big Danny Oliver ("Sapphire"), The Impacts ("Croc-o-doll") and The Cadillacs ("Peek-a-Boo").
Soft Cell covered "Down In The Subway" in their 1984 single and Marc Almond has sung live few of his compositions, "Switchblade Operator" and "Mean And Evil Me".
He died April 11, 2016.

Talents : Singer, Songwriter, Piano, Guitar

Style musical : Rock 'n' Roll, Rhythm 'n' Blues

Football Rock (1956)

Girl, Girl, Girl (1958)

JULIETTE (1961)

KISSIN' TWIST (1961)

BOOGIE WOOGIE TWIST (1962)

CRAZY TWIST (1962)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles & EP

10/1956 SP DECCA 30109 (US) .

So What / Football Rock

1958 SP ROULETTE R-4046 (US) .

Girl, Girl, Girl / Chant Of Love

1958 SP APEX 76243 (CAN) . Girl, Girl, Girl / Chant Of Love
04/1959 SP KAPP K-274 (US) .

Whispering Grass / We Three (My Echo My Shadow And Me)

1959 SP KAPP K-287 (US) .

Little-Bitty Goose Pimples / What Every Young Lover Should Know

1961 SP ORIOLE 45-CB 1634 (UK) .

Young Only Once / Juliette

1961 SP RONNEX R 1266 (B) .

Juliette / Tell The Gang Goodbye

1961 SP W & G WG-S-1334 (AUS) . Juliette / Tell The Gang Goodbye
1961 SP JUGOTON S-RON-8080 (YOU) Juliette / Tell The Gang Goodbye
1961 EP POP MPO 3087 (F) Kissin' Twist / Tell The Gang Goodbye / Juliette / Melancholy Boy
1961 SP RONNEX R 1270 (B)

Kissin' Twist / Melancholy Boy

12/1961 SP ORIOLE 45-CB 1645 (UK) .

Kissin' Twist / Melancholy Boy

01/1962 SP ARTONE RX 24.117 (NL) . Kissin' Twist / Juliette
01/1962 SP ARTONE RX 24.118 (NL) .

Let's Twist Again / Tell The Gang Goodbye

1962 SP POP PO 45 S 269 (F)

Juliette / Kissin' Twist

1962 SP POP PO 45 S 271 (F) Twist Talk / Boogie Woogie Twist
03/1962 SP ARTONE RX 24.124 (NL) . Twist Talk / Crazy Twist
05/1962 SP ORIOLE 45-CB 1728 (UK) . Crazy Twist / Twist Talk
09/1962 SP ARTONE RX 24.130 (NL) . Wiggling Fool / The Wiggle
09/1962 SP POP PO 45 S 287 (F) . The Wiggle / The Wiggling Fool
09/1962 SP Vogue Schallplatten PO 45 S 287 (GER) The Wiggle / The Wiggling Fool
1962 SP TONO 45-STU 42103 (DK)

Kissin' Twist / Boogie Woogie Twist

1962 EP POP MPO 3091 (F) Crazy Twist / Twistin' King / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist Talk
1962 EP DISCOPHON ? (S) TWIST - Twistin' King / Boogie Woogie Twist / Crazy Twist / Twist Talk
1962 SP RONNEX R 1270 (B) .

The Kissin' Twist / Boogie Woogie Twist

1962 SP RONNEX R 1271 (B) .

Twistin' King / Boogie Woogie Twist

1962 SP RONNEX R 1273 (B) .

Crazy Twist / Twist Talk

1962 SP SP Vogue Schallplatten DV 14024 (GER) . Crazy Twist / Kissin' Twist
1962 SP GAZELL C-134 (SW) .

Kissin' Twist / Twistin' King

1962 SP KARIM KN 125 (I) . Kissin' Twist / Spelling Twist
1962 EP GAZELL GEP-54 (SW)

Kissin' Twist / Twist Talk / Twistin' King / Boogie Woogie Twist

1962 SP RONNEX R 1275 (B) .

Twist In The Morning / Come Twist Around The Clock

1962 SP Vogue Schallplatten DV 14086 (GER) .

Twist In The Morning / Choo Choo Twist

1962 EP POP MPO 3102 (F) Fire Baby / The Wiggle / Electricity / Wiggling Fool
1962 SP KARIM KN 174 (I) Electricity / Fire Baby
1962 SP RONNEX R 1279 (B) .

Young Only Once / Don't Let Baby Know

1962 SP RONNEX R 1284 (B)

The Wiggle / The Wiggling Fool

1962 SP TONO 45-STU 42119 (DK) . The Wiggle / The Wiggling Fool
1962 SP GAZELL C-137 (SW) . The Wiggle / The Wiggling Fool
1962 SP RONNEX R 1300 (B) .

Fire Baby / Stop-Slop

1962 SP RONNEX R 1300 (B)

Stop-Slop / Can't You Do It

1962 SP RONNEX R 1301 (B) .

Espana Te Quiero / Ali Ben Ghazi (Bossa Nova)

1962 EP JUGOTON EP-RON-9094 (YOU)

Kissin' Twist / Twistin' King / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist Talk

1962 SP JUGOTON ? (YOU) .

Juliette / Tell The Gang Goodbye

1962 SP ORIOLE 45-CB 1753 (UK) .

Don't Let Baby Know / Number 2539

1962 SP GAZELL C-141 (SW) .

Number 2539 / Spelling Twist

1962 SP GAZELL C-149 (SW) .

Twist In The Morning / Ali Ben Ghazi

1962 SP Vogue Schallplatten DV 14043 (GER) .

Fire Baby / Stop Slop

1962 SP RONNEX STU 42130 (DK) Fire Baby / Ali Ben Chazi
196? EP ARTON EP-208 (ISR)

Twist Turn And Twirl / Choo Choo Twist / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twist And Shout

05/1963 SP ARTONE RX 24.141 (NL) Electricity / Stop Slop
11/1963 SP ARTONE RX 24.145 (NL) Fire Baby / Spelling Twist
1963 SP Vogue Schallplatten DV 14086 (GER) . Twist In The Morning / Choo Choo Twist
1963 SP RONNEX R 1309 (B) .

Electricity / Spelling Twist

1963 SP RONNEX R 1312 (B) .

Can't You Do It / Sugar Boy

1963 SP JUGOTON S-RON-8081 (YOU) . Melancholy Boy / Kissin' Twist
1964 SP RONNEX R 1348 (B) .

Hey Jack / Incantesimo

1964 SP KARIM KN 190 (I) Hey Jack / Incantesimo
07/1966 SP POLYDOR 56091 (UK) .

Thanks / Love Ladder

1966 SP POLYDOR NH 59 718 (SW) Down The Subway / Love Ladder
1967 SP POLYDOR 56158 (UK) .

Ode To A Discotheque / Joe Poor Loves Daphe Elizabeth Rich

196? SP EXPERIENCE EXR 3106 (F) Obviously I Love You / We Also Ran
1969 SP United Artists UP 35029 (UK) .

What Greater Love / The Mason Dixon Line

1969 SP United Artists 2C006 90611(F) .

What Greater Love / The Mason Dixon Line

1969 SP United Artists 5C 006.90611 (NL) What Greater Love / The Mason Dixon Line
1969 SP United Artists 35 029 A (GER) What Greater Love / The Mason Dixon Line
1969 SP United Artists UAK-3422 (AUS) . The Mason Dixon Line / What Greater Love
1971 SP YOUNG BLOOD DV 11208 (GER) Colour Combination / Swim
1971 SP SOUL S 35088F (US) (promo) .

Colour Combination / Colour Combination

1971 SP SOUL S 35088 (US) .

Colour Combination / Swim

04/1971 SP YOUNG BLOOD YB 1023 (UK) .

Colour Combination / Swim

1971 SP TAMLA MOTOWN TMATS 5007 (PORT) Colour Combination / Swim
1971 SP POLYDOR 2001 254 (NOR) Colour Combination / Swim
1979 SP RONNEX R 1457 (B)

Twist In The Morning / Tell The Gang Goodbye

2010 SP MOUSETRAP RBB 013 (UK) (promo) I'm An Unskilled Worker (The DUKES) / Down In The Subway (Jack HAMMER)
2013 SP Popcorn POPC-122 (UK) . I Want Her Back / Twist In The Morning






Albums

1960 LP 12" WARWICK W-2014 (US)

REBELLION - JACK HAMMER SINGS AND READS SONGS AND POEMS OF THE BEAT GENERATION - Rebellion / The Hawks And The Crowns / Neon Moon / Concrete Desert / Ruby Red / Dying Soldier / Like / The Rose And The Rock / A Hobo With An Oboe / Mean And Evil Me / Coffee Espresso / Man Candle

1963 LP 12" ORIOLE PS 40020 (UK)

HAMMER + BEAT = TWIST - THE BEST OF JACK HAMMER - Kissin' Twist / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist And Shout / Spelling Twist / Twist Talk / Crazy Twist / Twist In The Morning / Twistin' King / Twist, Turn And Twirl / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twistin' Blues

1964 LP 12" VOGUE PIVO 07-30 (F) LA SURPRISE-PARTIE PINGOIN - LE TWIST EST ROI - Kissin' Twist / Twistin' King / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twist In The Morning / Twist Talk / Spelling Twist / Crazy Twist / Choo-Choo Twist / Twist, Turn And Twirl / Twistin' Blues / twist And Shout / Boogie-Woogie Twist
1964

LP 12" RONNEX LP 001 (B)

THE TWISTIN' KING - Kissin' Twist / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist And Shout / Spelling Twist / Twist Talk / Crazy Twist / Twist In The Morning / Twistin' King / Twist, Turn And Twirl / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twistin' Blues

1965 LP 12" Vogue Schallplatten MID 16025 (GER) Twistin' And Sloppin' - Juliette / Can't You Do It / Twistin' Blues / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist In The Morning / The Wiggle / Sugar Boy / Don't Let Baby Know / Kissin' Twist / Electricity / It's Good / Wiggling Fool
196? LP 10" ARTON AN 34-39 (ISR)

ROCK AND TWIST WITH JACK HAMMER - Kissin' Twist / Juliette / Crazy Twist / Tell The Gang Goodbye / Let's Twist Again / Twistin' King / A Bouquet Of Teardrops / Twist Talk / Amor / Boogie Woogie Twist

1966 LP 12" POLYDOR 582001 (UK) Brave New World - Brave New World / Thanks / Love Ladder / Switch Blade Operator / From The Womb To The Tomb / Dosby Dania Amerikanski / Black Snow / Shut Up World / Down In The Subway / J. C. / When A Girl Loves A Girl / Off Limits Soldier Boy
197? LP 12" ABA 3383 (F) Twistin' King - Kissin' Twist / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist And Shout / Spelling Twist / Twist Talk / Crazy Twist / Twist In The Morning / Twistin' King / Twist, Turn And Twirl / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twistin' Blues / The Wiggle
197? LP 12" MELODIA JH 3102 (I)

THE WIGGLING FOOL - 20 GREATEST TWIST HITS - Twistin' King / Kissin' Twist / Boogie Woogie Twist / Crazy Twist / Twist And Shout / Spelling Twist / Twist Turn And Twirl / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twistin' Blues / Choo Choo Twist / The Wiggle / Wiggling Fool / Can't You Do It / Sugar Boy / Eletricity / Fire Baby / It's Good / Juliette / Melancholy Boy / Stop Slop

1997 CD MARGINAL CDMAR 056 (B)

HAMMER + BEAT = TWIST - THE BEST OF JACK HAMMER - Twist In The Morning / Kissin' Twist / Don't Let Baby Know / Girl, Girl, Girl / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist And Shout / Spellin' Twist / Twist Talk / Crazy Twist / Twistin' King / Choo-Choo Twist / Twist, Turn And Twirl / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twistin' Blues / The Wiggle / Wiggling Fool / Can't You Do It / Sugar Boy / Electricity / Fire Baby / It's Good / Juliette / Melancholy Baby / Stop Slop / Espana Te Quiero / Ali Ben Ghazi / The Hawks And The Crowns / Ruby Red (Dying Soldier) / The Rose And The Rock / Mean And Evil Me

2001 CD MARGINAL ? (B)

TWIST COLLECTION - Twist In The Morning / Kissin' Twist / Don't Let Baby Know / Girl, Girl, Girl / Boogie Woogie Twist / Twist And Shout / Spellin' Twist / Twist Talk / Crazy Twist / Twistin' King / Choo-Choo Twist / Twist, Turn And Twirl / Come Twist Around The Clock / Twistin' Blues / The Wiggle / Wiggling Fool / Can't You Do It / Sugar Boy / Electricity / Fire Baby / It's Good / Juliette / Melancholy Baby / Stop Slop / Espana Te Quiero / Ali Ben Ghazi / The Hawks And The Crowns / Ruby Red (Dying Soldier) / The Rose And The Rock / Mean And Evil Me

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