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Butera, Sam

Born 1927 in New Orleans, La. Died in 2009.

References:

  • Article in issue 104 (1991) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/June 3
Bb pop rev.
Prep (N.Y.) F105  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ten Little Women — Sam Butera And The Witnesses 45-17022 Bullet Wendi LP 00007 (#10)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love Charm — Sam Butera And The Witnesses 45-17023  
1958/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Prep (N.Y.) F134  No rating Label shot Good Gracious Baby — Sam Butera 45-21849 Bullet Hydra LP 7703 (#6)
    No rating Label shot It's Better Than Nothing At All — Sam Butera 45-21847  
1958/July 21
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F4014  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Bim Bam — Sam Butera And The Witnesses 45-19308 Bullet Ace CD 496 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16678 (#11)
Bullet Club LP 003 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 113 (#16)
    No rating Label shot Twinkle In Your Eyes — Sam Butera 45-19311  
1959/Sept. 14
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15983 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot Ton Of Bricks — Sam Butera And The Witnesses MW-13261 Δ31560 Bullet Beaver LP 3306 (#9)
    No rating Label shot She's A Kookamunger (Nice Talkin' To You Baby) — Sam Butera And The Witnesses MW-13260 Δ31559  
1961/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Dot (Calif.) 45-16250  No rating Label shot The Grasshopper (Let Him Hop) — Sam Butera And The Witnesses MB-16048 Bullet Doghouse CD 003 (#10)
    No rating Label shot Love Lessons — Sam Butera And The Witnesses MB-16058  
1962/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Capitol (Calif.)  4683  No rating Label shot Chantilly Lace — Sam Butera And The Witnesses 45-32124 Bullet Capitol (France) LP 85345/6 (#3)
    No rating Label shot Come On And Do The Twist — Sam Butera And The Witnesses 45-36844  
Original LPs
1957/Apr. 13
Bb pop rev.
Prep (N.Y.)  100 
Jump, Jive An' Wail
No rating Bim Bam — Sam Butera    
    No rating Handle With Care — Sam Butera    
    No rating Ton Of Bricks — Sam Butera    
    No rating Don't Knock It — Sam Butera    
    No rating Equator — Sam Butera    
    No rating Ten Little Women — Sam Butera    
    No rating Easy Rockin' — Sam Butera    
    No rating Who's Got The Key — Sam Butera    
    No rating Kansas City — Sam Butera    
    No rating Perdido — Sam Butera    
    No rating 5 Months, 2 Week, 2 Days — Sam Butera / Vocal By Louis Prima    
    No rating Be Mine — Sam Butera / Vocal By Louis Prima    
    No rating Jump, Jive An' Wail — Sam Butera / Vocal By Louis Prima    
    No rating You Rascal You — Sam Butera / Vocal By Louis Prima    
    No rating Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop — Sam Butera / Vocal By Louis Prima    
    No rating Brooklyn Boogie — Sam Butera / Vocal By Louis Prima    

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978Capitol (France) (France) 2S 150- 85345/6LPRock And Roll At The Capitol Tower, Vol. 3
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 00007LPRun 'em Off
1987Hydra (Germany) BLK 7703LPDance To The Bop
1993Club (Spain) 003LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 3
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3306LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 6
1996Ace (England) CDCH 496CDRockin' From Coast To Coast
Doghouse 003CDJive! Jive! Jive!, Vol. 1
2003Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16678CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 4
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 113CDThree Months To Kill: West Coast Rock


Acknowledgments:  Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Jan van Hal, Derek Hamilton, Gerd Miller, Tapio Vaisanen, Jos Wouters


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