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Barnes, Benny

Born 1936 in Beaumont, Texas. A regular on the Louisiana Hayride (KWKH, Shreveport, La.) in 1956. Died in 1985.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 63 (1995) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Dixie (mail) (Ill.)  507 
Auction history
No rating Searching — Uncredited artist A  
    No rating Sweet Dreams — Uncredited artist A  
    Pertinent Song sample I Walk The Line — Uncredited artist A Bullet Ace 10 16 (#3)
Bullet Cactus CD Cash 1 (#28)
Bullet Cactus CD CACDX-01 (#9)
Bullet Cascade LP 1003 (#20)
Bullet Cash CD 01 (#28)
Bullet Million LP 4 (#3)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#28)
Bullet Starday LP 102 (#11)
    No rating I Take A Chance — Uncredited artist B  
    No rating Any Old Time — Uncredited artist B  
    No rating Conscience, I'm Gulty — Uncredited artist B Bullet Starday LP 102 (#6)
 
 
Dixie (mail) (Ill.)  518 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Stolen Moments — Uncredited artist A  
    No rating There You Go — Uncredited artist A Bullet Cactus CD CACDX-01 (#15)
Bullet Cow Girl Boy LP 5086 (#11)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#30)
    No rating Train Of Love — Uncredited artist A Bullet Cactus CD Cash 1 (#15)
Bullet Cactus CD CACDX-01 (#3)
Bullet Cash CD 01 (#15)
Bullet Cow Girl Boy LP 5086 (#9)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#29)
    No rating Label shot Don't Stop The Music — George Jones B  
    No rating Repenting — Uncredited artist B  
    No rating Go Away With Me — Uncredited artist B  
1958/Mar. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71284X45
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Moon Over My Shoulder — Benny Barnes With The Echoes YW16334 Bullet CCL LP 1142 (#13)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Lonely Street — Benny Barnes With The Echoes YW16335 Bullet CCL LP 1142 (#14)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#6)
1958/Sept. 29
Bb pop rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-401 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Gotta Pay — Benny Barnes With The Echoes 2808 Bullet Ace 10 17 (#10)
Bullet CCL LP 1142 (#15)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#1)
Bullet SD LP 830 (#9)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#56)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#5)
Bullet Teenager LP 5919 (#6)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Heads You Win (Tails I Lose) — Benny Barnes With The Echoes 2809 Bullet CCL LP 1142 (#16)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#14)
1959/Apr. 6
Bb c&w rev.
D (Texas)  1052 
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample Gold Records In The Snow — Benny Barnes 1107 Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Happy Little Blue Bird — Benny Barnes 1106 Bullet Bear Family CD 17030 (#4)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506007 (#9)
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]    
Auction history
Pertinent Song sample Let's Rock And Roll — Benny Barnes   Bullet White Label LP 8889 (#15)
    Pertinent Song sample My Babe — Benny Barnes   Bullet White Label LP 8889 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Song sample No Fault Of Mine [live vers.] — Benny Barnes   Bullet White Label LP 8889 (#14)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977CCL (Germany) 1142LPThe Rockin' Honky Tonk Man / Benny Barnes
1979Ace (England) CH 1610Sleepy La Beef And Friends
Ace (England) CH 1710Rockabilly Party
1981Million (Netherlands) LP 4LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 4
1983Cascade (England) DROP 1003LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 1
1985White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8889LPRockin' In Louisiana
1989Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5919LPLet's Go Rocking At The High School Hop Again
1991SD (Germany) 830LPLet's Get Wild
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1993Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 931CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 1
1996Star-Club (Sweden) CD 506007CDThe Rockin' Honky Tonk Country Man / Benny Barnes
2008Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17030CDJuke Joint Boogie
year?Cactus (United States) Cash 1CDThe House Of Cashalikes, Vol. 1
Cactus (United States) CACDX-01CDDixie Hit Parade, Vol. 1
Cash (United States) CS 01CDCash On The Barrelhead
Cow Girl Boy LP 5086LPCountry Classics Hayride / Benny Barnes
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Starday (United States) SLP- 102LPHillbilly Hit Parade, Part 1


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Adriaan Sturm, Matti Turunen, Uncle Gil, Johnny Wahlberg, Gerald Watts, Bjorn Witlox


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