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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.

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Original Releases

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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  [78] No rating I'm Stickin' With You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
RR-3172  
    No rating Ever Lovin' Fingers
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
RR-3173  
1957/Feb. 2
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4001  [45] Pertinent I'm Stickin' With You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from 45)
RR-3172 Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#4)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#31)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#1)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#1)
Bullet Pan American CD 56001 (#24)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#2)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#31)
    Borderline Ever Lovin' Fingers
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
RR-3173 Bullet Century CD [1] (#18)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#10)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#10)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#10)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#32)
 
 
Roulette (N.Y.) EPR-1-302  [45 EP]
Cover shot
No rating I'm Stickin' With You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
A  
    No rating Warm Up To Me Baby
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
A Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#6)
    No rating Raggedy Anne
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
B  
    No rating Ever Since That Night
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
B Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#8)
1957/Apr. 27
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4010  [45] Pertinent Warm Up To Me Baby
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from 45)
12122 Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#12)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#6)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#6)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#6)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#6)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#34)
    Pertinent I Trusted You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from 45)
12016 Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#12)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#12)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#12)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#11)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#35)
1957/Aug. 5
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4017  [45] Pertinent Don't Tell Me Your Troubles
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12223 Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#14)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#14)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#3)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#45)
    Pertinent Ever Since That Night
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12125 Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#8)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#8)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#8)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#8)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#38)
1957/Sept. 30
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4023  [45] Pertinent It's Shameful
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12123 Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#2)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#2)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#2)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#11)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#36)
    Borderline Cross Over
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12224 Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#27)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#27)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#12)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#37)
1958/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4057  [45] Pertinent I'm Keeping You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12620 Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#15)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#47)
    Pertinent Can She Kiss
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
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  [45] Pertinent The Two Step
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12925 Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#23)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#16)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#16)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#12)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#2)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#48)
    Borderline By The Light Of The Silvery Moon
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
12927 Bullet Century CD [2] (#7)
Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#18)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#17)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#17)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#13)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#3)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#49)
1958/Sept. 22
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4102  [45] Pertinent My Kind Of Woman
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
13154 Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#19)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#18)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#18)
Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#18)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#14)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#4)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#52)
    Borderline Blue Moon
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
13155 Bullet Collectables CD 6212 (#20)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#22)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#22)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#6)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#53)
1958/Dec. 8
Bb r&b rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4122  [45] Borderline Wish I Were Tied To You
Jimmy Bowen With Hugo Peretti & His Orch.
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
13256 Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#19)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#19)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#17)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#55)
    Non-pertinent Always Faithful
Jimmy Bowen With Hugo Peretti & His Orch.
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
13255 Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#24)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#24)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#8)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#54)
1959/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4175  [45] Pertinent You're Just Wasting Your Time
Jimmy Bowen With Joe Reisman's Orch. & Chorus
Label shot
(from 45)
14030 Bullet Be-Bop LP 0100 (#7)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#20)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#20)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#18)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#57)
    Non-pertinent Walkin' On Air
Jimmy Bowen With Joe Reisman's Orch. & Chorus
Label shot
(from 45)
14028 Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#25)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#25)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#56)
1960/Jan. 25
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4224  [45] Non-pertinent Oh Yeah! Oh Yeah! Mm Mm
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
14395 Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#23)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#23)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#7)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#59)
    Non-pertinent ( I Need) You're Loving Arms
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
14396 Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#26)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#10)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#58)
1961/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Capehart (Calif.)  5005  [45]
Cover shot
No rating It's Against The Law
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
CA-5010 Bullet Beaver LP 3316 (#12)
Bullet Classics CD 711 (#22)
    No rating Teenage Dreamworld
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
CA-5009 Bullet Classics CD 708 (#28)
1961/Aug. 28
Bb pop rev.
Crest (Calif.) 45-1085  [45] Borderline Somebody To Love
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
(from 45)
CM-1098 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1003 (#15)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#11)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#6)
    Borderline Don't Drop It
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
(from unknown source)
CM-1099 Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#7)
1964/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Reprise (Calif.)  0264  [45] No rating The Big Bus
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
2580 Bullet Beaver LP 3306 (#4)
    No rating The Biggest Lover In Town
Jimmy Bowen
Label shot
2581  
1957
(BSN est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-25004  [LP]
Jimmy Bowen [mono]
Cover shot
No rating I'm Stickin' With You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
  Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#1)
    No rating It's Shameful
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
  Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#2)
    Pertinent Stop Wasting My Time
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#3)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#3)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#3)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#3)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#4)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#44)
    Pertinent Aching Heart
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#4)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#4)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#4)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#4)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#14)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#39)
    Pertinent Money Honey
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16872 (#16)
Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#5)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#5)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#5)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#5)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#5)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#40)
    No rating Warm Up To Me Baby
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
   
    Pertinent Raggedy Ann
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
Label shot
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#7)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#7)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#7)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#7)
Bullet Roulette LP 25004 (#7)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#41)
Bullet Zomboco CD 10 (#18)
    No rating Ever Since That Night
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
   
    Pertinent Way Back Home
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#9)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#9)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#9)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#42)
Bullet Zomboco CD 10 (#19)
    No rating Ever Lovin' Fingers
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
  Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#10)
    No rating I Trusted You
Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids
  Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#12)
 
 
[LP track]     [LP] No rating Your Loving Arms
Jimmy Bowen
  Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#26)
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Non-pertinent Dusk To Dawn
Jimmy Bowen
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#61)
    Borderline Eeenie Meenie Minnie Moe
Jimmy Bowen
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#28)
    Non-pertinent Just Lookin'
Jimmy Bowen
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#60)
    Non-pertinent Yellow Rose Of Texas – (instr.)
Jimmy Bowen
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#30)
 
 
[need info]     [ ] Pertinent Last Night
Jimmy Bowen
(from Sequel CD 278)
  Bullet Collectables CD 5406 (#11)
Bullet Globe CD 25004/16 (#11)
Bullet Globe CD 2500416 (#11)
Bullet Murray Hill LP 61315 (#11)
Bullet Roulette LP 25048 (#13)
Bullet Sequel CD 278 (#43)

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 M 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
1993Globe 2C 068- 2500416CDI'm Stickin' With You / Jimmy Bowen
1994Be-Bop (Belgium) BB 0100LPThe Rocking Jiving King, Vol. 1
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) [2]CDRockabilly Party
Century (Canada) [1]CDRockabilly City
Globe CD 25004/16CDJimmy Bowen
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, Mike Smyth, Don Stilton, Adriaan Sturm, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers


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