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|Birth name||John Lewis Carrell|
|Born||October 23, 1937|
|Died||January 13, 1995 (aged 57)|
|Genres||Rock and Roll|
|Years active||1956 - 1985|
|Labels||Decca Records, Sun Records, Warner Bros. Records|
Born John Lewis Carrell (Carrell was printed incorrectly as Carroll on the record label), Carroll began recording for Decca Records in the middle of the 1950s. He released several singles, but none of them saw significant success, though they are now critically acclaimed. His records were eclipsed by the success of other rockabilly and early rock & roll musicians such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash.
His career ended toward the end of the 1950s, but he made a comeback in 1974 with a Gene Vincent tribute song. He continued to record well into the 1980s. For many years he was connected with the Cellar Club in Fort Worth, Texas and other Cellar Clubs around the state. He died of liver failure on January 13, 1995, and is buried in his hometown of Godley, Texas. In 1996 a 33-track reissue of his early recordings was released as Rock Baby Rock It: 1955-1960.
- Early recordings
|1956||"Rock 'n' Roll Ruby" / "Trying to Get to You"||Decca Records|
|"Wild Wild Women" / "Corrine, Corrine"|
|"Hot Rock" / "Crazy Crazy Lovin'"|
|1957||"That’s the Way I Love" / "I'll Wait"||Phillips International|
|1959||"The Swing" / "Bandstand Doll"||Warner Bros. Records|
|"Sugar" / "Lost Lost Without You"|
|1960||"Run Come See" / "Trudy"||WA Records|
|1962||"Run Come See" / "The Sally Ann"||Duchess Records|
- Later recordings
- "Gene Vincent Rock" (or "The Black Leather Rebel") – (1974)
- "Rock, Baby, Rock It" – (Sun Records, 1975)
- Texabilly – (Rollin' Rock, 1977)
- First Time All Over Again (with Judy Lindsey) – (Gypsy Records, 1980)
- "The Telephone Man" (with Judy Lindsey) – (Merit Records, 1982)
- "Rattle My Bones" – (Seville Records, 1983)
- Still Satin Sheets (with Judy Lindsey) – (Gypsy Records, 1983)
- Screamin' Demon Heatwave (feat. Judy Lindsey) – (Seville Records, 1983)
- Crazy Hot Rock – (Charly Records, 1985)
- Shades of Vincent (with Judy Lindsey) – (Charly Records, 1986)
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