Independent Record Labels Of Kentucky

Sun-Ray Records

1662 Wyatt Parkway
Lexington, KY

Owner: James T. Price

Notes:

 

NO. ARTIST PRESS MATRIX# SONG TITLES MUSIC VALUE YEAR NOTES
101 Click For Picture Sleeve Jimmy Price
& His Hawaiian Serenaders
NA
M-7059

M-7060
Click For Photo God Put You Here
Barbara Ellen
Click For Photo A Beautiful Love
On Top Of Old Smokey
NA
NA
1961 EP - 4 Songs
Issued With PS
101 Earl Watkins
RCA
N8OW-6821
N8OW-6822
God Put You Here
A Beautiful Love
C&W
C&W
1962
102 Click For Picture Sleeve Billy Lathrem
RCA
N8OW-4665
N8OW-4666
Click For Photo I Had A Dream
Click For Photo Bird Walk
RKR
RAB
150-250 1962 Issued with Picture Sleeve
103 Billy Lathrem
RCA
N8OW-7042
N8OW-7043
Click For Photo Twist, Twist Blues
I Love You To-Night
RAB
NA
1962 Issued with Picture Sleeve
104 Kenneth Brewer
with His Kings And Queens
RCA
NO8W-4771
NO8W-4772
Click For Photo Father's Resting
Click For Photo When Jesus Returns
SAC
SAC
1962
106 Click For Picture Sleeve Terry and Jerry Lester
RCA
NO8W-4773
NO8W-4774
Click For Photo Tick Tock, Christmas Time Is Here
Click For Photo Santa Claus Is Coming
XMAS
XMAS
1962 Issued with Picture Sleeve
107 Jeanne Brown
RCA
NO8W-4775
NO8W-4776
Click For Photo Lonely Lips
Click For Photo I'll Take Love
C&W
C&W
1962
109 Click For Picture Sleeve The Blue Grass Quartet
COL
ZTEB-93124

ZTEB-93125
Click For Photo Hide Me, Rock Of Ages
Until Then
Click For Photo I've Been To Calvary
It's Different Now
SAC
SAC
1963 EP - 4 Songs
Issued with PS
110 Click For Picture Sleeve Blue Grass Boys Trio
of The Lexington Baptist College
COL
ZTBV-93475

ZTBV-93476
Click For Photo In The House Of The Lord
Without Him
Click For Photo What A Day That Will Be
How Great Thou Art
SAC
SAC
1963 EP - 4 Songs
111 Click For Picture Sleeve Skyliners Quartet
COL
ZTSB-93420
ZTSB-93421
Click For Photo When Jesus Returns
Click For Photo God's Plan Of Redemption
BOP
SAC
1964 Issued with Picture Sleeve
113 Noland Faulkner - Bill Carpenter
and The Elk Mountain Rangers
COL
ZTSB-99025
ZTSB-99026
Abraham
The End Of The Day
BGR
BGR
1964
114 Charles Blankenship
& The Skyview Boys
RITE
13077
13078
Click For Photo God Sent His Son
Click For Photo Keep Your Hand In Jesus Hand
SAC
SAC
1964
115 Click For Picture Sleeve Click For Picture Sleeve Blue Grass Boys Trio
COL
ZTEB-95612

ZTEB-95613
Click For Photo Teach Me Lord To Wait
Good By World Good By
Click For Photo Fold Your Hands And Pray
Wasted Years
SAC
SAC
1965 EP - 4 Songs
Issued with PS
117 Country Four Quartet
RCA
T4KM-6380
T4KM-6381
Click For Photo Oh, Glorious Day
Click For Photo God Sent His Son
SAC
SAC
1966
118 The Blue Vistas
NA
SR-1
SR-2
Click For Photo Four Inches Above The Knees
Click For Photo The Lonely Bull
GAR
IN-R&R
1966
119 Old Joe Clark
RCA
TK4M-0794
TK4M-0795
Click For Photo Jessie James
Click For Photo John Henry
BGR
BGR
1966
125 Baker Bros. Bob & Jesse
RCA
TK4M-6575
TK4M-6576
Click For Photo Soldier's Farewell
Click For Photo Bear Cat Mama
C&W
C&W
1966
127 Kenneth Brewer
with The Melody Kings & Merle
RCA
4TKM-1003
4TKM-1004
Click For Photo Absolutely On Purpose
Click For Photo Stubborn Mind
C&W
C&W
1966
129 Virgil Vickers
& His Kentucky Play Boys
RCA
TK4M-6573
TK4M-6574
Blues Stay Away From Me
Waltzing With The Blues
NA
NA
1966
118 Clay And Christine
The Kentucky Sweethearts
RCA
U4KM-3209
U4KM-3210
Click For Photo They Say
Click For Photo These Tears
NA
NA
1967
130 Bud Chowning
RCA
U4KM-3207
U4KM-3208
Click For Photo Darling Stop
Click For Photo Two Room Trailer
C&W
RAB
1967
131 Tommy Jackson
RCA
U4KM-5975
U4KM-5976
Click For Photo I'm Getting Stoned Tonight
Click For Photo Flat Top Box
C&W
RAB
1967 1st Press
132 Jim Gaskin
and His Cumberland Rangers
RCA
UK4M-1924
UK4M-1925
Click For Photo Forgetting 'Bout You
Click For Photo Little Darlin' Good Bye
C&W
C&W
1967
133 Dave Sparks
& His Jade East Boys
RCA
UK4M-4911
UK4M-4912
Another Cup Of Coffee
It Didn't Work That Way
NA
NA
1967
134 Dave Maggard
with The Silver Strings
NA

If You Can Call It Living
My Conscience
NA
NA
1968
135 Rev. George Bausum
& The Sacred Sunrays
RITE
2023
22381
22382
We Will Cross Over
The Sacred Land
SAC
SAC
1968
136 Tommy Jackson
RITE
2023
23673
23674
Click For Photo Thanks Mister D. J.
Click For Photo What Am I Gonna Do
C&W
BOP
1969
137 Virgil Vickers
and His Kentucky Play Boys
RITE
2023
25131
25132
Click For Photo Truck Driver's Rock
Click For Photo Devil In Disguise
BOP
C&W
1969 Stereo
139 Harold Montgomery
& His Star Lighters
RITE
2023
25427
25428
Click For Photo All Them Wives
Click For Photo Pardon Me Jim
BOP
C&W
1969
140 Lucien Gayhart
& The Merry Men
RITE
2023
25623
25624
Ring A Bell With Me
It's Been Nice (Knowing You)
NA
NA
1970 Date in matrix: 1/8/1970
141 Lila Rae and Her Danville Serenader's
RITE
2023
26795
26796
Walking In On Love
Broken Pieces Of A Souvenir
C&W
C&W
1970
146 Larry Durbin
& His Golden Strings
RITE
2023
29387
29388
Click For Photo A Beautiful Love
Click For Photo This House That's Not A Home
C&W
C&W
1972
147 Sherman Smith
& The Sacred Sunray's
ARC
720424-A
720424-B
We Will Cross Over
Sometime Somewhere
SAC
SAC
1972
148 Cumberland Rangers
ARC
720436-A


720436-B
Walking In My Sleep
Budded Roses
Won't It Be Wonderful There
Buck Creek Girl
Rangers Waltz
Whip-Poor-Wills Song
NA
NA
1972 EP - 6 Songs
149 Dave Rawlings
& His Whip-Ons
RITE
2023
30609
30610
Broken Hearted Inside
Those Days Are Gone
NA
NA
1973 Date in matrix: 1/9/1973
150 Johnny & Denny
& The Sleepy Hollow Boys
RITE
2023
32015
32016
Let's Live For This Day
A Little Bit Of Country
NA
NA
1973
152 Kelley Family
RITE
2023
36781
36782
Old Dinner Bell
Papa Was A Coal Loadin' Man
BGR
BGR
1976
131 Tommy Jackson
RITE
2023
38657
38658
Flat Top Box
I'm Getting Stoned Tonight
RAB
C&W
1977 2nd Press
SRR-1001 Skyliners Quartet
RITE
755
13903
13904
Sing In The House Of The Lord
Sing In The House Of The Lord
SAC
SAC
1965 LP Album
SR-1004 Click For Picture Sleeve Click For Picture Sleeve Mel-O-Tones Quartet
RITE
2023
23671




23672
Ready To Go
Don't They Know
So Many Reasons
If You Know The Lord
I've Found A Hiding Place
Click For Photo Moving Up To Heaven
Rainbow Of Love
Give Up
Had It Not Been
I Won't Turn Back
SAC
SAC
1969 LP Album
 

Acknowledgements: Paul Vidal, Jim Gray, Leonard Yates, Al Turner