Ral Related Songs

Nothin But Heartache, Nothin But Tears

Pete Hutton 2023 unreleased song in Ral Donner style

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True Love's Ways

Jack Christy S.W.R. label from 1977. Not related at all but a song Ral should have recorded.

This was the 'B' side of Jack's tribute to Elvis entitled 'A Tribute'. An extremely rare record!

 

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You Sang From The Heart - a tribute to Ral (home recording from 2001)

Jeff MacQueen

 

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Lonely Star

Len Bednarczyk - a home recording. Excellent version!

 

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So Close To Heaven

Len Bednarczyk - another home recording and another excellent version!

 

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Pray For Me

Len Bednarczyk - yet another home recording and another excellent version!

 

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White Orchid

 

Johnny McCook - GONE 5143 from 1962. After Ral left the label George Golder looked for a replacement in Johnny McCook.

As far as I know Johnny only had one single issued on Gone and that was the end of his recording career. Nothing is known about

him.This song slowly builds and is done in Ral Donner style - especially the ending! (B/W "By And By").

 

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Will You Love Me In Heaven

Pete Hutton - from the UK. A terrific version by Pete that was recorded in 2007.

 

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You Don't Know What You've Got

 

Ronnie McDowell - modern sounding version from 1981 without "uh huh huh" and "oh yeah". Turn your collar back down for this one. Ronnie does an excellent job on this song taken from "In The Beginning" - an album only sold at his concerts. If Ral were here today to re-record this classic, I feel that he would arrange it in a similar fashion to this. MP3 courtesy of Don Lance which has much improved sound than version previously uploaded.

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