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Arthur, Charline

Born Charline Highsmith in 1929 in Henrietta, Texas. A regular on the Big D Jamboree (KRLD, Dallas, Texas) in 1956. Died in 1987.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 11 (1985) of Roll Street Journal.
  • Article in issue 60 (1988) of Now Dig This.
Artist image
Source: Jim Hilmar

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1950/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Bullet (Tenn.)  707 
Auction history
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I've Got The Boogie Blues — Charline Arthur A Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#30)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#8)
Bullet Blazon CD 2006 (#7)
Bullet White Label LP 2828 (#18)
    No rating Label shot Is Love A Game — Charline Arthur B Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#31)
1951/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.)  8121 
Auction history
No rating Label shot I Don't Need A Diary — Charline Arthur IF-296  
    No rating Label shot Dreaming Of You — Charline Arthur IF-297 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#32)
1953/Mar. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5207 
Auction history
No rating Label shot I Kept It A Secret — Charline Arthur E3-VW-0563 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#26)
    No rating Label shot Anything Can Happen — Charline Arthur E3-VW-0564 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#25)
1953/June 13
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5313 
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample I Heard About You — Charline Arthur E3-VW-0562 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17030 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#2)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#19)
    No rating Label shot I Was Wrong — Charline Arthur E3-VW-0565 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#14)
1953/Oct. 31
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5485 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Heartbreak Ahead — Charline Arthur E3-VW-2216 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#19)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Looking At The Moon And Wishing On A Star — Charline Arthur E3-VW-2217 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#10)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#13)
1954/Mar. 6
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5637 
Auction history
No rating Label shot He Fiddled While I Burned — Charline Arthur / Fiddling By Dale Potter E3-VW-2219  
    No rating Label shot Double-Crossed By Love — Charline Arthur E4-VW-3402 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#23)
1954/Apr. 24
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5703 
Auction history
No rating Label shot I'm Having A Party All By Myself — Charline Arthur E3-VW-2218 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#4)
    No rating Label shot Waltzing — Charline Arthur E4-VW-3401 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#17)
1954/Aug. 28
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5807 
Auction history
No rating Label shot The Good And The Bad — Charline Arthur E4VW-4647 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#18)
    No rating Label shot Please Darlin' Please — Charline Arthur E4VW-4644 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#27)
1954/Nov. 13
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5899 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Song sample Leave My Man Alone — Charline Arthur E4VW-3404 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#12)
    No rating Label shot Song sample ( I'm In Love With) Someone's Used To Be — Charline Arthur E4VW-4645 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#16)
1955/Jan. 22
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5977 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Too Long, Too Many Times — Charline Arthur E4-VW-3403 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#15)
    No rating Label shot Flash Your Diamonds (And Show Your Gold) — Charline Arthur E4-VW-4646 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#11)
1955/May 21
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6120 
Auction history
No rating Label shot For Old Times' Sake — Charline Arthur F2WW-2201 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#21)
    No rating Label shot Soft Hearted Gal — Charline Arthur F2WW-0293 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#20)
1955/July 30
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6204 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey Bun — Charline Arthur F2-WW-2200 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Kiss The Baby Goodnight — Charline Arthur F2-WW-2202 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#24)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#3)
1955/Nov. 12
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6297 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Burn That Candle — Charline Arthur F2WW-6504 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17022 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#1)
Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#27)
Bullet Detour LP 008 (#4)
Bullet Folkline CD 161 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample How Many Would There Be? — Charline Arthur F2WW-6505 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#4)
1956/Feb. 18
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6428 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Song sample Just Look, Don't Touch, He's Mine — Charline Arthur F2WW-6506 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#9)
    No rating Label shot Song sample I Love Him Better Than You Do — Charline Arthur F2WW-6507 Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#3)
1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6570 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Welcome To The Club — Charline Arthur G2WW-0280 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#7)
Bullet El Toro CD 1013 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Label shot What About Tomorrow — Charline Arthur G2WW-0282 Bullet Bear Family LP 15234 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#5)
Bullet Detour LP 008 (#8)
1956/Sept. or later
(BMI est.)
Coin (Calif.)  104 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hello Baby — Charlene Arthur And The Knights A Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#28)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18003 (#12)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55182 (#13)
Bullet Cat CD 1035 (#20)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#6)
Bullet El Toro CD 1013 (#3)
Bullet Folkline CD 162 (#2)
Bullet Teen Beat CD 252 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 2823 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Cryin' Alone — Charlene Arthur And The Knights B Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#29)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#7)
1963/Apr. 13
Bb c&w rev.
El Dorado (Ariz.)  651 
(pressed by Monarch)
Auction history
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample God Planned It That Way — Charline & Dottie And The Rocking Sweethearts CK-1245 Δ46689-x  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Golden Record — Charline & Dottie And The Rocking Sweethearts CK-945 Δ46689  
1963/June or later
(Bb est.)
El Dorado (Ariz.)  653 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Golden Record — Charline Arthur & Dottie    
    No rating I'm No Good Without You — Charline Arthur    
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]    
Auction history
No rating I'll Introduce You To A Friend — Charline Arthur   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#11)
    No rating I'm Having A Party All By Myself [live vers.] — Charline Arthur   Bullet Bear Family CD 16279 (#7)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#10)
    No rating Welcome To The Club [live vers.] — Charline Arthur   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#15)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#8)
    No rating What About Tomorrow [live vers.] — Charline Arthur   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#16)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#9)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1988Detour (England) 33- 008LPHillbilly Houn' Dawgs & Honky Tonk Angels
1991White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2823LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 23
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1035CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 3
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2828LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 28
1997Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156520CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 1
1998Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16279CDWelcome To The Club / Charline Arthur
2000Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70100CDThe Big D Jamboree Live!
2001Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70101CDGals Of The Big D Jamboree
2003Bear Family (Germany) BAF 18003LPBurn That Candle / Charline Arthur
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17022CDPerfect For Parties
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55182CDTrouble Doll
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16864CDGonna Shake This Shack Tonight!
El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1013CDWelcome To The Club: Early Female Rockabilly
2008Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17030CDJuke Joint Boogie
year?Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15234LPWelcome To The Club
Blazon (United States) 2006CDSizzling Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 6
Folkline (England) 274- 161CDRockabilly Kittens
Folkline (England) 274- 162CDRockabilly Kittens, Vol. 2
Teen Beat (United States) TB CD 252CDHip Chicks And Hot Mamas


Acknowledgments:  Frank Bradshaw, CMF Library, Udo Frank, Jim Hilmar, Gerd Miller, Richard Norrington, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Gene Summers Arch., Al Turner, Uncle Gil, Svein Arne Vikesdal, Bjorn Witlox


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