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Bowen, Jimmy

Full name James Albert Bowen. Born 1937 in Santa Rita, N.M. Moved to Dumas, Texas, at the age of 8.

References:

  • Discography in issue 13 (1976) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Feb. 2
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4001 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Stickin' With You — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids RR-3172 Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#4)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#31)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#1)
Bullet Pan American CD 56001 (#24)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#2)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#31)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#1)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Ever Lovin' Fingers — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids RR-3173 Bullet Century CD [1] (#18)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#10)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#10)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#32)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#10)
 
 
Roulette (N.Y.) EPR-1-302  Cover shot
Auction history
No rating Label shot I'm Stickin' With You — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids A  
    No rating Warm Up To Me Baby — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids A  
    No rating Label shot Raggedy Anne — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids B  
    No rating Ever Since That Night — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids B  
1957/Apr. 27
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4010 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Warm Up To Me Baby — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12122 Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#12)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#6)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#6)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#6)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#34)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#6)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Trusted You — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12016 Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#12)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#12)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#11)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#35)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#12)
1957/Aug. 5
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4017 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Tell Me Your Troubles — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12223 Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#3)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#45)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#14)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ever Since That Night — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12125 Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#8)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#8)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#8)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#38)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#8)
1957/Sept. 30
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4023 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's Shameful — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12123 Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#2)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#2)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#11)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#36)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#2)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Cross Over — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12224 Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#12)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#37)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#27)
1958/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4057 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Keeping You — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12620 Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#15)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#47)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Can She Kiss — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12579 Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#20)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#16)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#46)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 275 (#4)
1958/July 21
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4083 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Two Step — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12925 Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#23)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#12)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#2)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#48)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#16)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample By The Light Of The Silvery Moon — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids 12927 Bullet Century CD [2] (#7)
Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#18)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#13)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#3)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#49)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#17)
1958/Sept. 22
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4102 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Kind Of Woman — Jimmy Bowen 13154 Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#19)
Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#18)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#14)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#4)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#52)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#18)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Blue Moon — Jimmy Bowen 13155 Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#20)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#6)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#53)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#22)
1958/Dec. 8
Bb r&b rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4122 
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample Wish I Were Tied To You — Jimmy Bowen With Hugo Peretti & His Orch. 13256 Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#17)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#55)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#19)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Always Faithful — Jimmy Bowen With Hugo Peretti & His Orch. 13255 Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#8)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#54)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#24)
1959/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4175 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're Just Wasting Your Time — Jimmy Bowen With Joe Reisman's Orch. & Chorus 14030 Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#18)
Bullet SABAM LP 0100 (#7)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#57)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Walkin' On Air — Jimmy Bowen With Joe Reisman's Orch. & Chorus 14028 Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#56)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#25)
1960/Jan. 25
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4224 
Auction history
Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Oh Yeah! Oh Yeah! Mm Mm — Jimmy Bowen 14395 Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#7)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#59)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample ( I Need) You're Loving Arms — Jimmy Bowen 14396 Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#10)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#58)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#26)
1961/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Capehart (Calif.)  5005  Cover shot
Auction history
No rating Label shot It's Against The Law — Jimmy Bowen CA-5010 Bullet Beaver LP 3316 (#12)
Bullet Classics CD 711 (#22)
    No rating Label shot Teenage Dreamworld — Jimmy Bowen CA-5009 Bullet Classics CD 708 (#28)
1961/Aug. 28
Bb pop rev.
Crest (Calif.) 45-1085 
Auction history
Borderline Song sample Somebody To Love — Jimmy Bowen CM-1098 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1003 (#15)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#11)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#6)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Don't Drop It — Jimmy Bowen CM-1099 Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#7)
1964/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Reprise (Calif.)  0264 
Auction history
No rating The Big Bus — Jimmy Bowen   Bullet Beaver LP 3306 (#4)
    No rating Label shot The Biggest Lover In Town — Jimmy Bowen 2581  
Original LPs
1957
(BSN est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-25004  Cover shot
Jimmy Bowen [mono]
Auction history
No rating Label shot I'm Stickin' With You — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids    
    No rating It's Shameful — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids    
    Pertinent Song sample Stop Wasting My Time — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids   Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#3)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#3)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#4)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#44)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#3)
    Pertinent Song sample Aching Heart — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids   Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#4)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#4)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#14)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#39)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#4)
    Pertinent Song sample Money Honey — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids   Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#16)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#5)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#5)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#5)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#40)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#5)
    No rating Warm Up To Me Baby — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids    
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Raggedy Ann — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids   Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#7)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#7)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#7)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#41)
Bullet Zomboco CD 10 (#18)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#7)
    No rating Ever Since That Night — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids    
    Pertinent Song sample Way Back Home — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids   Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#9)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#42)
Bullet Zomboco CD 10 (#19)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#9)
    No rating Ever Lovin' Fingers — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids    
    No rating I Trusted You — Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids    
 
 
[LP track]    
Auction history
No rating Your Loving Arms — Jimmy Bowen    
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Non-pertinent Song sample Dusk To Dawn — Jimmy Bowen   Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#61)
    Borderline Song sample Eeenie Meenie Minnie Moe — Jimmy Bowen   Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#28)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Just Lookin' — Jimmy Bowen   Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#60)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Yellow Rose Of Texas – (instr.) — Jimmy Bowen   Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#30)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     Pertinent Song sample Last Night — Jimmy Bowen   Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#11)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#11)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#13)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#43)
Bullet [label?] CD 2500416 (#11)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 275LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 1 - Thousand Rockin' Guitars
1980Rockstar (England) 1002LPThe Best Of Crest Records, Vol. 1: Can You Bop?
1981Rockstar (England) 1003LPThe Best Of Crest Records, Vol. 2: Rockin' And A Rollin'
1986Murray Hill 61315LPAll His Hits / Jimmy Bowen
Roulette 25004LPJimmy Bowen
1991Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1003LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 3
1992Collectables (United States) COL- 5406CDThe Best Of Jimmy Bowen
Roulette 25048LPBuddy Knox And Jimmy Bowen
1993[label?] 2C 068- 2500416CDI'm Stickin' With You / Jimmy Bowen
1994SABAM SABAM 0100LPThe Rocking Jiving King
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3306LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 6
Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3316LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 16
1996Sequel (England) NED CD 278CDBuddy Knox, Jimmy Bowen: The Complete Roulette Recordings
1999Classics (Sweden) 708CDTeenage Time
2000Classics (Sweden) 711CDMy Bobby Sox Queen
Collectables (United States) 6212CDBuddy Knox [And] Buddy & Jimmy
Disky (Netherlands) DO 250542CDAs Good As It Gets: Rockabilly
2007Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16872CDBuddy Knox & Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids Rock
2009Pan American (Switzerland) 56038CDMy Kind Of Women
Yellow (Germany) SPV 306652CDThe Best Of Crest Records: Rockin' & Rollin
year?Century (Canada) [1]CDRockabilly City
Century (Canada) [2]CDRockabilly Party
Pan American (Switzerland) 56001CDMy Lovin' Baby
Zomboco (United States) 10CDReal Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 10


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Both Sides Now, CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Bernd Hermoneit, Stephan Koenig, Tom Krajina, Michel Proost, Tom Reed, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Don Stilton, Adriaan Sturm, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox, highnumbers


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