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Barton, Billy

Born 1929 in London, Ky. Husband of Wanda Wayne. Died in 2011.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 5 (1983) of Roll Street Journal.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1954/Feb. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Abbott (Calif.)  155-45 No rating Label shot What's The Matter With Me — Billy Barton b Bullet Cactus CD Abbott 1 (#19)
    No rating Label shot I Cried My Eyes Out Over You — Wanda Wayne / Recitation: Billy Barton a  
1955/June 11
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-1478  No rating Do You Love, Do You Love Me — Billy Barton   Bullet Cactus CD 5000 (#11)
    No rating I'm Turning Over A Brand New Leaf — Billy Barton   Bullet Cactus CD 5000 (#25)
Bullet Orbit CD 5912 (#25)
Bullet [no label name] CD 5112 (#27)
1957/July
(est.)
Stars (Ga.)  547 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating No Tommorow — Billy Barton H8OW-2188  
    No rating Ten Wheels — Billy Barton H8OW-2189  
1958/Aug.
mx series
Fire (Calif.) [2]  1008 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot Song sample Doorway To Heaven — Billy Barton Δ24747  
    No rating Label shot Song sample The Devil, My Conscience, And I — Billy Barton Δ24746  
1958/Oct. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Radio (Calif.)  117-45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Doorway To Heaven — Billy Barton A E-3330 Bullet Classics CD 729 (#22)
Bullet Radio CD 001 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample The Devil, My Conscience And I — Billy Barton B E-3331 Bullet Radio CD 001 (#22)
Bullet Trailer Park CD 006 (#6)
1959/May
BMI clear.
Billy Barton (Calif.)  1007  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Day Late And A Dollar Short — Billy Barton B Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#21)
Bullet Legend LP 1003 (#16)
Bullet Mima 10 002 (#7)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy Lover — Billy Barton A Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/35 (#25)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/27 (#11)
Bullet Flame CD 005 (#22)
Bullet Flame LP 008 (#2)
1961/Oct. 9
Bb pop rev.
Gulf (Fla.)  1001  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Monkey Business — Billy Boy Barton S-1281  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Blue Lover — Billy Boy Barton S-1280  
 
 
Gulf Reef (Tenn.) GULF1001  No rating Label shot Monkey Business — Billy Boy Barton S-1281  
    No rating Label shot Blue Lover — Billy Boy Barton S-1280  
1962/Mar. 3
Bb pop rev.
Gulf Reef (Tenn.) GR-1007  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Knock The Rock — Laurel London DKTR Bullet Jan/Star Club CD 1979/9911 (#21)
Bullet White Label LP 8959 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample My Conscience And I — Laurel London MCAI  

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1988Flame (England) 008LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 8
1990White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8959LPBuddy Holly: His Kind Of Music
1993Legend (France) 1003LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 2
1995Flame (England) CD 005CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5
1998Mima MLP 00210More Hot Rockin' Tracks
1999Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 1979/9911CDStar Club Records 20th Anniversary Sampler
2000[no label name] K.LCE.CD 5112CDRockabilly Kings & Queens Limited Collector's Edition
2008GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
year?B-Sharp 6/27LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 20
B-Sharp 6/35CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 10
Cactus (United States) Abbott 1CDAbbott Hillbilly
Cactus (United States) CD 5000CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 1
Classics CD 729CDCruisin' Country
Orbit (United States) 5912CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 12
Radio RACD- 001CDThe Radio Story
Trailer Park TPCD- 006CDTwisted Tales From The Vinyl Wasteland, Vol. 6: Strange Happenings At The ...


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Tom Krajina, Mick's Rare Records, Gerd Miller, Adriaan Sturm, Perica Sucevic


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