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Bernard, Rod

Born 1940 in Opelousas, La.

References:

  • Article in issue 135 (1994) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article, discography, and sessionography in issue 64 (1995) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957
RCA mx code
Carl (La.) H8OW-2441/2
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot Little Bitty Mama — Rod Bernard And The Twisters H8OW-2442 Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#25)
Bullet Encore LP 205 (#3)
    No rating Label shot Linda Gail — Rod Bernard And The Twisters H8OW-2441 Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#4)
Bullet Encore LP 205 (#4)
1958
RCA mx code
Carl (La.) J8OW-1229/30
(pressed by RCA)
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample All Night In Jail — Rod Bernard With Mike Genovese And The Twisters J8OW-1229 Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#16)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55003 (#26)
Bullet Encore LP 205 (#11)
Bullet Flame LP 014 (#4)
    No rating Label shot Set Me Free — Rod Bernard With Mike Genovese And The Twisters J8OW-1230  
1959 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Jin (La.) 45-105  Borderline Label shot Song sample Pardon, Mr. Gordon — Rod Bernard And The Twisters J-7323 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Label shot This Should Go On Forever — Rod Bernard And The Twisters J-7322  
1959/Feb. 16
Bb pop rev.
Argo (Ill.)  5327  Borderline Label shot Song sample Pardon Mr. Gordon — Rod Bernard U-9223 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#39)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#17)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#14)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#14)
Bullet Pan American CD 56035 (#18)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1016 (#4)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#10)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#10)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample This Should Go On Forever — Rod Bernard U-9222 Bullet Ace CD 850 (#17)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22017 (#24)
1959/June 1
Bb pop rev.
Argo (Ill.)  5338  Non-pertinent Label shot You're On My Mind — Rod Bernard 9443  
    Non-pertinent Label shot My Life Is A Mystery — Rod Bernard 9442  
1959/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71507X45 Non-pertinent Label shot Shedding Teardrops Over You — Rod Bernard YW18286 Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#22)
    Non-pertinent Label shot One More Chance — Rod Bernard YW18289  
1960/Mar. 14
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71592X45 No rating Label shot Song sample Let's Get Together Tonight — Rod Bernard YW19543  
    No rating Label shot Song sample One Of These Days — Rod Bernard YW19545  
1960/July 4
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71654X45 No rating Label shot Song sample Dance Fool Dance — Rod Bernard YW20096 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#12)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Two Young Fools In Love — Rod Bernard YW20097  
1960/Sept. 26
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71689  No rating Label shot Just A Memory — Rod Bernard YW20099 Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#21)
    No rating Label shot Strange Kisses — Rod Bernard YW20098  
1961/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Mercury (Ill.)  71767  No rating Label shot Who Knows — Rod Bernard YW21527  
    No rating Label shot Lonely Hearts Club — Rod Bernard YW21528 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#8)
1962/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Hall-Way (Texas) 45-1902  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Who's Gonna Rock My Baby — Rod Bernard BB-19616 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#2)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Colinda — Rod Bernard BB-19615 Bullet Ace CD 1050 (#3)
1963/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Hall (loc?)  1915  Pertinent Label shot Forgive — Rod Bernard 19641  
    No rating Label shot I Want Somebody — Rod Bernard 19642  
1964
(Bb est.)
Hall (loc?)  1919  Borderline Label shot Song sample Boss Man's Son — Rod Bernard 19650  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Loneliness — Rod Bernard 19649  
1964
(Bb est.)
Hall (loc?)  1922  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Might As Well — Rod Bernard 19655  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample My Old Mother-In-Law — Rod Bernard 19656 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#13)
1965/Nov.
BMI clear.
Tear Drop (Texas)  3117  Borderline Label shot Recorded In England — Rod Bernard RB-14 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#10)
Bullet Sheik LP 503 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot This Should Go On Forever — Rod Bernard RB-13  
1966 or later
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE-12195  Borderline Label shot Song sample Recorded In England — Rod Bernard 60929 Bullet Flame LP 017 (#7)
Bullet Flaming Piston CD 1003 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample These Were Our Songs — Rod Bernard 60928 Bullet Mr. DJ CD 101 (#19)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1983Rock & Country (Sweden) R&C 1016LPJin Rock 'N Roll
1985Chess PLP- 6025/6LPJust Go Wild And Boppin'
1991Flame (England) 014LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 14
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5704CDMercury Rockabillies [And] Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55003CDBad Boy
1994Vogue 670076CDChess Rockabillies
1995Encore (Germany) SSMCP- 205LPLousiana Rock And Roll / Rod Bernard
Flame (England) 017LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 17
1998MCA (Japan) (Japan) MVCE 22017CDChess 50th Anniversary Rock & Roll Collection
Mr. DJ 101CDCruisin' Classics, Vol. 1
2002Ace (England) CDCHD 850CDThe Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 10
2006Ace (England) CDCHD 1050CDGolden Age Of American Rock And Roll, Special Bubbling Under Edition
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56035CDA Good Lookin' Blonde
2012Ace (England) CDCHD 1345CDBoppin' By The Bayou
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?Big Tone (England) BTCD 6007CDChess Rhythm 'N' Bop
Chess CH 9173LPChess Rockabillies: Just Go Wild Over Rock & Roll
Flaming Piston (United States) FP-CD 1003CDKustom Rockers, Vol. 3
Sheik (Spain) LP 503LPSaints And Sinners, Vol. 3
Vogue 522016LPOriginal Rock & Roll Classics


Acknowledgments:  Ari Bass, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Stephan Koenig, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, R&B Indies, Rockabilly Record Guide, Don Stilton, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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