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Barker, Delbert

Born 1932 in Frenchburg, Ky., but moved to Middletown, Ohio, as a child.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 128 (2011) of American Music.

Notes:


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1954
mx series
Gateway (Ohio)  1101  [45] No rating Hearts Of Stone
Delbert Barker
8563 Bullet El Toro CD 106 (#5)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#16)
    No rating No, I Don't Believe I Will
Delbert Barker
Label shot
8562 Bullet Lenox CD 1015 (#6)
1954
mx series
Big 4 Hits (Ohio)  131  [45 EP] No rating Hearts Of Stone
Delbert Barker
Label shot
8646  
    No rating If You Ain't Lovin'
Marlon Ramey
8646  
    No rating Beware Of It
Jesse & Jim
Label shot
8557  
    No rating Let Me Go Lover
Delbert Barker
8557  
1956
mx series
Gateway (Ohio)  1161  [45] Pertinent So Doggone Lonesome
Delbert Barker With The Country All Stars
Label shot
(from 45)
8897 Bullet American Country Music CD 1001 (#4)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Yes I Know Why
Delbert Barker With The Country All Stars
Label shot
8898  
1956
mx series
Gateway (Ohio)  1162  [78] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Delbert Barker And The Gateway All-Stars
Label shot
8909  
    No rating Heartbreak Hotel
Delbert Barker And The Gateway All-Stars
Label shot
8910  
1956
mx series
Gateway (Ohio)  1162  [45] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Delbert Barker And The Gateway All-Stars
Label shot
(from 45)
8909 Bullet Collector CD 4505 (#3)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#3)
    No rating Heartbreak Hotel
Delbert Barker And The Gateway All-Stars
Label shot
(from 45)
8910 Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#6)
1956/Feb. or later
(est.)
Dollar Record Club (Ohio)  78  [45 EP] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Uncredited artist
78-XB Bullet Lenox CD 1015 (#7)
    No rating Heartbreak Hotel
Uncredited artist
78-XB  
    No rating [unknown title]
Delbert Barker
   
    No rating [unknown title]
Delbert Barker
   
1956
mx series
Worthmore (Ohio)  185  [45 EP] Pertinent Blue Suede Shoes
Buzz Williams
Label shot
(from 45)
8911 Bullet Collector CD 4486 (#11)
    Pertinent Heart Break Hotel
Buzz Williams
(from 45)
8911  
    Borderline Juke Box Baby
Bill Hamilton
Label shot
8912  
    Borderline I'll Be Home
Bradley Arthur
8912  
1956
mx series
Big 4 Hits (Ohio)  185  [45 EP] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Delbert Barker
Label shot
8911  
    No rating Heart Break Hotel
Delbert Barker
8911  
    No rating Juke Box Baby
Bill Ruff
Label shot
8912  
    No rating I'll Be Home
Art Rouse
8912  
1956/Feb. or later
(est.)
Hep (Mich.)  185  [45 EP] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Terry Wall
Label shot
8911  
    No rating Heart Break Hotel
Terry Wall
8911  
    No rating Juke Box Baby
Bob Selby
Label shot
8912  
    No rating I'll Be Home
Fred Miller
8912  
1956
mx series
Big 4 Hits (Ohio)  187  [78 EP] No rating Blue Suede Shoes
Delbert Barker
Label shot
8911  
    No rating Heartbreak Hotel
Delbert Barker
8911  
    No rating These Hands
Art Rouse
Label shot
8925  
    No rating Glad Rags
Delbert Barker
8925  
1956
mx series
Big 4 Hits (Ohio)  187  [45 EP] Pertinent Blue Suede Shoes
Delbert Barker
Label shot
8911  
    Pertinent Heartbreak Hotel
Delbert Barker
8911  
    Non-pertinent These Hands
Art Rouse
8925  
    Non-pertinent Glad Rags
Delbert Barker
8925 Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#19)
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio)  4951  [78] No rating No Good -- Robin Hood
Delbert Barker
   
    No rating That's A Sin
Delbert Barker
   
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-4951  [45] Pertinent No Good -- Robin Hood
Delbert Barker
Label shot
(from Ace CD 777)
45-K4064 Bullet Ace CD 777 (#9)
Bullet King LP 713 (#6)
Bullet One Day Music CD 164 (#27)
Bullet Shimmy CD 101 (#23)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#1)
Bullet [no label name] CD 5112 (#20)
    Pertinent That's A Sin
Delbert Barker
Label shot
45-K4065 Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#21)
1956
 
King (Ohio)     [unissued] Pertinent Goose Bumps
Delbert Barker
(from Ace CD 975)
  Bullet Ace CD 975 (#7)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#5)
    Pertinent Jug Band Jump
Delbert Barker
(from Ace CD 777)
  Bullet Ace CD 777 (#10)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 28 (#12)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1994Lenox (France) 1015CDI'm Gonna Rock
1999King 713LPThe Lost King Recordings
2000[no label name] K.LCE.CD 5112CDRockabilly Kings & Queens Limited Collector's Edition
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 777CDKing Rockabilly
2003Ace (England) CDCHD 975CDKing Rock 'N' Roll
2004American Country Music ACM CD 1001CDRock & Roll Country Style
2005Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4486CDWe Two Rock
2007Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4505CDRock & Roll Covers
2012One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 164CDEssential Rockabilly: The King Story
year?El Toro ETCD 106CDCollectors Choice, Vol. 6: Boppin' Hit Parade
Shimmy SHIM CD 101CDRockabilly Boys
Stomper Time (England) STCD 28CDKentucky Hillbilly Rockabilly Man / Delbert Barker


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Malcolm Chapman, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Rob Finnis, Udo Frank, Tom Lincoln, Johan Lofstedt, Peter Mohr, Don Stilton, Jos Wouters, eBay


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