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Blockbusters

The name "Blockbusters" was applied to several different groups by producer Buck Ram.


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/Apr. 21
Bb r&b rev.
Aladdin (Calif.) 45-3319 
(pressed by Monarch)
Borderline Label shot Song sample Why Baby Why — The Blockbusters MR-2663 Δ8955  
    Non-pertinent Label shot In A Little Spanish Town – (instr.) — The Blockbusters MR-2662 Δ8957  
1956/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Intro (Calif.) 45-6093 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot All The Way — The Blockbusters MR-2665 Δ10495  
    No rating Label shot She Ain't Got Mine — The Blockbusters MR-2664 Δ10497  
1956/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Antler (N.Y.) 45-4001  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock & Roll Guitar, Part 1 (Vocal) — The New Blockbusters AN-100 Bullet Ace CD 763 (#3)
Bullet Teen Beat CD 151 (#22)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock & Roll Guitar, Part 2 (Instrumental) – (instr.) — The New Blockbusters AN-101 Bullet Ace CD 763 (#2)
Bullet Canadian CD 2302 (#16)
1957/May 13
Bb r&b rev.
Antler (N.Y.) 45-4006  Pertinent Label shot Fulltime Baby — The Blockbusters 45-801 Bullet Ace CD 763 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Toni's Tune – (instr.) — Eddie Beal Combo 45-794  
1957/Nov. 4
Bb pop rev.
Antler (N.Y.) 45-4008  Borderline Label shot Good, Gosh, Golly — The Blockbusters / Vocal: Curly Wiggins B Bullet Ace CD 763 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Nobody To Love — The Blockbusters / Vocal: Curly Wiggins A Bullet Ace CD 763 (#8)
1962/May
(Bb est.)
Plaza (Calif.) P-503 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot Nobody To Love — Curly Wiggins N8OW-3031  
    No rating Label shot Good, Golly Gosh — Curly Wiggins N8OW-3032  
Original LPs
 
 
[LP track]     Non-pertinent Song sample I Wanna Rock Now — The Blockbusters   Bullet Ace CD 763 (#28)
Bullet White Label LP 8922 (#9)
    Borderline Song sample Rock All Night — The Blockbusters   Bullet Ace CD 763 (#1)
Bullet Club LP 002 (#16)
Bullet White Label LP 8922 (#16)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Borderline Raunchy (Twist) – (instr.) — The Blockbusters   Bullet Ace CD 763 (#10)
    Pertinent Take It And Git — The Blockbusters   Bullet Ace CD 763 (#9)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1987White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8922LPRock And Roll -- Let's Go
1993Club (Spain) 002LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 2
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 763CDRock All Night
2005Canadian (Canada) CAN- 2302CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 2
year?Teen Beat TB-CD 151CDPlay It Cool


Acknowledgments:  Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Perica Sucevic


Compilation & presentation © 2019, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 11/15/2019

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