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Carlisle, Bill

Born 1908 inWakefield Wakefield, Ky. A regular on the Grand Ole Opry (WSM, Nashville, Tenn.), then Ozark Jubilee (ABC-TV) in 1956. Died in 2003.

References:

  • Obituary in issue 96 (2003) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1953/Oct. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70232X45 No rating Label shot Song sample Unpucker — Bill Carlisle & The Carlisles YW7497  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Tain't Nice — Bill Carlisle & The Carlisles YW7496 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#7)
Bullet Official CD 5055 (#18)
1957/Sept. 2
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7017  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Uncle Bud — Bill Carlisle H2WW-5618 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#25)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I've Waited Too Long — Bill Carlisle H2WW-5616  
1957/Dec. 30
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7132  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tiny Space Man — Bill Carlisle H2WW-7326 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#28)
Bullet Trailer Park CD 006 (#8)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample How Will I Know? — Bill Carlisle H2WW-7325 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#27)
1958/Apr. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7214  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dumb Bunny — Bill Carlisle H2WW-5615 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#23)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Who's A-Gonna Stop Me — Bill Carlisle H2WW-5617 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#24)
1959/Aug. 31
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71490X45 No rating Label shot Down Boy — Bill Carlisle And The Carlisles YW18291 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#29)
    No rating Label shot Union Suit — Bill Carlisle And The Carlisles YW18290  
 
 
Mercury (Ill.) EP-1-3280  Cover shot
Bounding Bill Carlisle And His Little Carlisles [mono]
Borderline Label shot Song sample Rattlesnake Daddy — The Carlisles / Vocal By Billy Carlisle And The Carlisles 7552-7555 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17022 (#21)
Bullet Cactus CD 5008 (#6)
Bullet Collector CD 2878 (#4)
Bullet Orbit CD 5915 (#6)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 129 (#31)
Bullet Wendi LP 000003 (#11)
    No rating Song sample Feet Don't Fail Me — The Carlisles / Vocal By Billy Carlisle And The Carlisles 7552-7555 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#12)
Bullet Collector CD 2865 (#7)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Women — The Carlisles / Vocal By Billy Carlisle And The Carlisles 7320-7551  
    Non-pertinent Song sample Doggie Joe — The Carlisles / Vocal By Billy Carlisle And The Carlisles 7320-7551 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#11)
Bullet Cactus CD Merc. 1 (#22)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 129 (#1)
Bullet Wendi LP 000003 (#12)
1960/May 30
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41679  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Air Brakes — Bill Carlisle JZSP 50412 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#30)
    Borderline Label shot Home, Sweet Home — Bill Carlisle JZSP 50413  
1962/Jan. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-42263  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Monkey Business — Bill Carlisle JZSP 55705 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#32)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Woman Driver — Bill Carlisle JZSP 55706 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#34)
1964/Apr. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1254  No rating Label shot Shanghai Rooster — Bill Carlisle 45-F-628  
    No rating Label shot Big John Henry's Girl — Bill Carlisle 45-F-629  
1964/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1280  No rating Label shot The Great Snow Man — Bill Carlisle 45-F-626  
    No rating Label shot Before She Knows I'm Gone — Bill Carlisle 45-F-627  
1965
(Bb est.)
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1348  No rating Label shot Shot Gun — Bill Carlisle 45-F-824  
    No rating Label shot What Kinda Deal Is This — Bill Carlisle 45-F-825  
1966
(Bb est.)
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1383  Non-pertinent Label shot No Help Wanted — Bill Carlisle 45-F-846 Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#20)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#20)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#20)
    No rating Label shot Take This Country Music And Shove It — Bill Carlisle 45-F-901  
Unissued Tracks
1957
 
RCA Victor (N.J.)  uniss.  No rating Bessie Lou — Bill Carlisle   Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#26)
1961
 
Columbia (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating A Mouse Been Messing Around — Bill Carlisle   Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#33)
Bullet Collector CD 2865 (#1)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977DJM (England) 22069LPHillbilly Rock
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000003LPLet's Go Rock-A-Billy
1985Magnum Force (England) MFLP 034LPHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1991Magnum Force (England) CDMF 034CDHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
2003Official (United States) OFF-CD 5055CDMercury Hillbilly
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15980CDBusy Body Boogie / Jumpin' Bill Carlisle
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) 129CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1: The Old Guard
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17022CDPerfect For Parties
year?Cactus (United States) Merc. 1CDMercury Hillbilly
Cactus (United States) CD 5008CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 9
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2865CDRough And Rowdy Hillbilly Of The 1930's / Bill Carlisle Featuring Cliff Carlisle
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2878CDMean Mamas and DC-Rightdaddies
Orbit (United States) 5915CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 15
Trailer Park TPCD- 006CDTwisted Tales From The Vinyl Wasteland, Vol. 6: Strange Happenings At The ...


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, John Carey, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Steve Foehner, Udo Frank, Pasi Koskela, Gerd Miller, John Neal, Steve Propes, Rockabilly Ranch, Adriaan Sturm, Uncle Gil


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