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Adams, Billy

Full name Willie Murray Adams. Born 1940 in Redbush, Kentucky.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 90 (2001) of American Music Magazine.
  • Article in issue 235 (2002) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article and discography in issue 91 (2004) of Rockin' Fifties.

Notes:


Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Nov.
mx series
Quincy (Ky.)  932  [45]  Bootlegs exist
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Rock, Pretty Mama
Billy Adams With The Rock & Roll Boys
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
CP-1332 Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/19 (#1)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/32 (#15)
Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#1)
Bullet EFA CD 88962-2 (#11)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6909 (#3)
Bullet Legend LP 1003 (#9)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5798 (#11)
Bullet Luxel CD 7104 (#23)
Bullet One Day Music CD 010 (#67)
Bullet Spin CD 1000 (#11)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 12 (#11)
    Borderline Don't Cramp My Style
Luke Gordon With The Rock & Roll Boys
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-1331  
1958/Jan. 27
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15689  [45] Pertinent You Heard Me Knocking
Billy Adams
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
MW-10450 Bullet Ace CD 592 (#27)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15711 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16272 (#29)
Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#3)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#1)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#5)
Bullet Flame LP 014 (#15)
Bullet Folkline CD 27 (#8)
Bullet Lenox CD 1015 (#5)
Bullet Lonely LP 2218 (#16)
Bullet One Day Music CD 174 (#25)
Bullet Pan American CD 56016 (#19)
    Pertinent True Love Will Come Your Way
Billy Adams
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
MW-10447 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#2)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#2)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#4)
Bullet Lonely LP 2218 (#15)
Bullet Presto CD 11 (#45)
1958/Dec. 8
Bb pop rev.
Nau-Voo (Ohio) 45-802  [45]
(pressed by King)
Pertinent You Gotta Have A Duck Tail
Billy Adams And The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
NAU-45-803 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55181 (#23)
Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#4)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#9)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#2)
Bullet Fed CD 12 (#25)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#1)
Bullet Lonirae Music LP 1001 (#3)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 122 (#28)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#22)
Bullet Pompadour 10 001 (#6)
Bullet Presto CD 7 (#26)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#14)
    Pertinent Walking Star
Billy Adams And The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
NAU-45-802 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#5)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#8)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#3)
1959/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
Nau-Voo (Ohio) 45-805  [45]
(pressed by King)
Pertinent That's My Baby
Billy Adams And The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
NAU-45-809 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55181 (#18)
Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#6)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#17)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#13)
Bullet Eagle LP 312 (#10)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#2)
    Pertinent Return Of The All American Boy
Billy Adams And The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
NAU-45-808 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#7)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#16)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#14)
Bullet Eagle LP 312 (#12)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#3)
Bullet Live Gold Productions CD 120012 (#10)
Bullet Pan American CD 56029 (#9)
1959/Aug. 10
Bb pop rev.
Nau-Voo (Ohio) 45-808  [45]
(pressed by King)
Pertinent The Fun House
Billy Adams And The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
NAU-45-815 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#8)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#14)
    Borderline Blue-Eyed Ella
Billy Adams And The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
NAU-45-814 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#9)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#23)
1961/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Fern (Ky.)  807  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Tender Years
Billy Adams With The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-4634 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#11)
    Borderline Darling Take My Hand
Billy Adams With The Rock-A-Teers
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-4633 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#10)
1961/Feb. 27
Bb pop rev.
Fern (Ky.)  808  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Tattle Tale
Billy Adams With Georgia And The Teens
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-4915 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#13)
    Borderline Born To Be A Loser
Billy Adams With Georgia And The Teens
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-4916 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#14)
1961/May
(Bb est.)
Fern (Ky.)  812  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Rip Van Winkle
Billy Adams Acc. Georgia And The Teens With The Par-A-Mounts
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-5316 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#16)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#9)
    Pertinent Sleep Baby Sleep
Billy Adams Acc. Georgia And The Teens With The Par-A-Mounts
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-5315 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#15)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55114 (#29)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#8)
1961/June
(Bb est.)
Fern (Ky.)  813  [45] No rating Comic Strip
Billy Adams With The Paramounts
   
    No rating Call Me
Billy Adams With The Paramounts
   
1964
RCA mx code
Spider (Ky.) N-14/5 [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Holding Hands
The Break Out's
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
N-15 RK4M-3948 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#18)
    Borderline You Satisfy
The Break Out's
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
N-14 RK4M-3949 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#17)
1964
RCA mx code
Spider (Ky.) N-16/7 [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Silly Feeling
The Break Out's
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
N-17 R4KM-6609 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Are You Mad At Me?
The Break Out's
Label shot
(from Castle Music CD 581)
N-16 R4KM-6608 Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#19)
1965
RCA mx code
Jo-Mar (Tenn.) 7-102  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Marie
Billy Adams
Label shot
(from 45)
S4KM-1917  
    No rating Blue And Grey
Billy Adams
Label shot
(from 45)
S4KM-1918  
1957
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Pertinent Rock, Pretty Mama [alt. vers.]
Billy Adams
(from Castle Music CD 581)
  Bullet Bop-A-Rama LP 002 (#2)
Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#12)
Bullet Club LP 011 (#14)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#12)
Bullet Domino LP 1012 (#1)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) CD 5935 (#9)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 25088 (#9)
1959
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Non-pertinent Keep The Flag Waving
Billy Adams
(from Castle Music CD 581)
  Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#21)
1964
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Pertinent Bird Dog
Billy Adams
(from Castle Music CD 581)
  Bullet Castle Music CD 581 (#22)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977Hamilton (United States) H 5877LPOhio Rockabilly
1979Lonely (France) 2218LPBop Boy
1980Eagle (Germany) 312LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 2
1987MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCAD 5935CD20 Rockabilly Classics
MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCA- 25088LPRockabilly Classics
1991Flame (England) 014LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 14
1992Domino (United States?) 1012LPRock Pretty Mama / Billy Adams
Live Gold Productions (Czechoslovakia) LG 120012CDElvis Mania 2
1993Club (Spain) 011LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 11
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4411CDNau Voo Rock And Roll
Legend (France) 1003LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 2
1994Lenox (France) 1015CDI'm Gonna Rock
Lonirae Music 1001LPOut For Kicks
1996Ace (England) CDCH 592CDDot Rock 'N' Roll
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15711CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 5
Spin (United States) EMG- 1000CD$15,000 Worth Of Rockabilly
1998Bop-A-Rama (England) Bop- 002LPBig Noise From The Planet Bop, Vol. 2
Lost Gold (United States) LGR 5798CDOriginal Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 1
Pompadour DA 00110Kings Of The Ducktail Cats: Barbershop Rockabilly
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16272CDThe Porter Records Story
2000EFA (England) 88962-2CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 1
Yeaah! (England) 12CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 1
2002Castle Music (England) CMRCD 581CDRockin' Thru The Years, 1955-2002 / Billy Adams
2004Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
2005Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55114CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 2
2006Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55181CDGang War
2008B-Sharp (Germany) 6/19LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 14
Pan American (Switzerland) 56029CDPony Tail Girl
2009Flesh Den (England) 6909CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 9
2011Not Now Music NOT2CD 122CDRockabilly Riot
2012One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 174CDEssential Rockabilly: The Dot Story
2013One Day Music (England) DAY3CD 010CDReal Rare Rockabilly
year?B-Sharp 6/32CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 7
Fed (Sweden) 12CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 12
Folkline (England) 274- 27CDHardcore Rockabilly
Luxel MAS 7104CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 4
Pan American (Switzerland) 56016CDShe's A Devil
Presto Vol. 7CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 7
Presto Vol. 11CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 11
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Clif Doyal, Udo Frank, Bernd Kratochwil, Tom Lincoln, Michel Proost, Wayne Russell, Mike Smyth, Tony Wilkinson, Stefan Wriedt


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