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Bond, Johnny

Real name Cyrus Whitfield Bond. Born 1915 in Enville, Okla. A regular on Town Hall Party (KTTV, Compton, Calif.). Died in 1978.

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Source: Jim Hilmar

Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1947/Nov. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  37949  No rating Put Me To Bed — Johnny Bond   Bullet Blend CD 3 (#22)
Bullet Pan American CD 56009 (#2)
Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#1)
    No rating I Like My Chicken Frying Size — Johnny Bond    
1956/May 26
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21521  Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Little Rock Roll — Johnny Bond JRZSP 33723 Bullet Pan American CD 56041 (#6)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 21 (#30)
Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#5)
Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#3)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Be Here (After You're Gone) — Johnny Bond JRZSP 33725  
1957/Feb. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40842-c No rating Label shot Song sample Honky-Tonk Fever — Johnny Bond JZSP 39729  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Lay It On The Line — Johnny Bond JZSP 39730  
1957/July 29
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40973  Pertinent Label shot Song sample All I Can Do Is Cry — Johnny Bond JZSP 41858 Bullet Bear Family CD 17030 (#27)
Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#3)
Bullet Hop CD 004 (#19)
Bullet Rockafeller LP 7002 (#15)
    Borderline Label shot Sale Of Broken Hearts — Johnny Bond JZSP 41855  
1960/June 20
Bb pop rev.
Republic (Calif.)  2005 
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Rod Lincoln — Johnny Bond 1008 Δ35509 Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#11)
Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Five Minute Love Affair — Johnny Bond 1009 Δ35509-x Bullet Sheik LP 502 (#4)
 
 
Republic (Calif.) EP-100  Cover shot
Hot Rod Lincoln [mono]
Pertinent Label shot Hot Rod Lincoln — Johnny Bond 1018  
    Pertinent Song sample Five-Minute Love Affair — Johnny Bond 1018  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Street Fighter — Johnny Bond 1019  
    Non-pertinent Funny Bone — Johnny Bond 1019  
1960/Oct. 24
Bb pop rev.
Republic (Calif.)  2008 
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample X-15 — Johnny Bond 1030 Δ36948-x Bullet 4 Star CD 752 (#15)
Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#13)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample The Way A Star Is Born — Johnny Bond 1029 Δ36948 Bullet 4 Star CD 752 (#20)
Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#2)
1960/Dec. 26
Bb pop rev.
Republic (Calif.)  2010  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Side Car Cycle — Johnny Bond 1028 Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Like Nothin' Man — Johnny Bond 1031 Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#7)
1961/Sept. 18
Bb pop rev.
Republic (Calif.)  2022 
(pressed by Monarch)
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Sadie Was A Lady — Johnny Bond 1082 Δ40135 Bullet Wendi LP 000003 (#10)
    No rating Label shot Buck Private's Lament — Johnny Bond 1083 Δ40135x Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#6)
1964/June 13
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.)  678  Pertinent Label shot Hod Rod Surfin' Hootlebeatnanny — Johnny Bond 6974  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Don't Mamma Count Anymore — Johnny Bond 6975  
1965
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.)  704  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample 10 Little Bottles — Johnny Bond 5312 Bullet Century CD [2] (#25)
Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#15)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Let It Be Me — Johnny Bond 7073  
Original LPs
1965
(BSN est.)
Starday (Tenn.) SLP-354  Cover shot
Famous Hot Rodders I Have Known [mono]
No rating Great Figure Eight Race — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Fastback — Johnny Bond   Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#10)
    No rating Hot Rod Lincoln — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Wreck Of The Old 97 — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Around And Around The Figure Eight — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Fireball — Johnny Bond    
    No rating X-15 — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Hod Rod Surfin' Hootlebeatnanny — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Ben Dewberry's Final Run — Johnny Bond   Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#12)
    No rating Side Car Cycle — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Johnny's Camptown Races — Johnny Bond    
    No rating Junior Johnson — Johnny Bond    
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Blue Ridge Mountain Blues — Johnny Bond   Bullet Country Routes CD 16 (#9)
    No rating Gone And Left Me Blues — Johnny Bond   Bullet Country Routes CD 16 (#30)
    No rating Louisiana Swing — Johnny Bond   Bullet Country Routes CD 15 (#1)
Bullet Revival LP 3010 (#7)
Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#10)
    No rating Tennessee Walkin Horse — Johnny Bond   Bullet Country Routes CD 16 (#14)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
Tally (Calif.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Three Or Four Nights — Johnny Bond   Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/20 (#4)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/33 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17353 (#19)
Bullet Bop-A-Rama LP 002 (#1)
Bullet CRH CD 17 (#16)
Bullet Chief CD 1156511 [1st] (#20)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Oklahoma Hills — Johnny Bond   Bullet Cotton Town Jubilee CD 4 (#20)
    No rating Sweet Temptation — Johnny Bond   Bullet Cotton Town Jubilee CD 4 (#3)
    Borderline Wild Cat Baby — Johnny Bond   Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#5)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Hot Rod [alt. vers.] — Johnny Bond   Bullet Varese Sarabande CD 5874 (#17)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000003LPLet's Go Rock-A-Billy
1990Revival (Denmark) 3010LPA Lotta Rock And Roll / Johnny Bond
19924 Star CD- 752CDHillbilly Jukebox: 26 Boppin' Country Rarities
1994Rockafeller US 7002LPRock And Roll, The Untold Story, Vol. 2: Cowboys, Hillbillies 'N Injuns
1995Blend (Belgium) 3CDBest Of Blend Rock & Roll Collection, Vol. 3
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156511 [1st]CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 11
1997Cotton Town Jubilee (Germany) CTJCD 4CDHonky Tonk Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Country Routes RFD 15CDTown Hall Party 1958-61
Country Routes RFD 16CDJoe Maphis & Friends "Live" At Town Hall 1958-1961
1998Bop-A-Rama (England) Bop- 002LPBig Noise From The Planet Bop, Vol. 2
Varese Sarabande 5874CDBest of Johnny Bond
2007Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 21CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3: Rural Royalty
2008B-Sharp (Germany) 6/20LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 15
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17030CDJuke Joint Boogie
GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
2009Pan American (Switzerland) 56041CDChicken House
Sheik (Spain) LP 502LPSaints And Sinners, Vol. 2
2014Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17353CDThe Other Side Of Bakersfield, Vol. 2
year?B-Sharp 6/33CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 8
CRH R- 17CDRock From Bakersfield: Country Rock & Roll 1956-1962 From Bakersfield, CA
Century (Canada) [2]CDRockabilly Party
Hop 004CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 4
Pan American (Switzerland) 56009CDHey Mama


Acknowledgments:  Both Sides Now, CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Shane Hughes, Pasi Koskela, Gerd Miller, Peter Staehli, Don Stilton, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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