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Couch, Orville

Born 1935 in Ferris, Texas. Disc jockey on KZEE (Weatherford, Texas) in 1956. A regular on the Big D Jamboree (KRLD, Dallas, Texas) in 1956. Died in 2002.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.) 45-326  Non-pertinent Song sample Five Cent Candy — Orville Couch ST 2598 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55098 (#22)
Bullet SD LP 860 (#15)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#27)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I Will If You Will — Orville Couch ST 2595 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55098 (#29)
1958/Aug. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Dixie (Tenn.) 45-2007  No rating Label shot Song sample Easy Does It — Orville Couch 2798  
    No rating Label shot Let It Happen — Orville Couch 2795  
1960/Nov. 7
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71718  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Downtown — Orville Couch YW20170  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Big Jim Sandy — Orville Couch YW20169  
1964/July
BMI clear.
Action (Texas) 45-108  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Wild Girl — Orville Couch A Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55077 (#21)
Bullet Greasy LP 007 (#7)
Bullet Greasy CD 7 & 8 (#7)
Bullet Skinupski LP 2 (#3)
Bullet Teen Beat CD 353 (#10)
Bullet White Label LP 8824 (#6)
    No rating Label shot Midnight Rendezvous — Orville Couch B  
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Be Bop Crazy — Orville Couch   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70102 (#20)
    No rating Song sample Easy Does It — Orville Couch   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#41)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#22)
    No rating King For A Day — Orville Couch   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#10)
    No rating Overnight — Orville Couch   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#11)
    No rating Song sample Teenage Queen — Orville Couch   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#40)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#21)
    No rating Wait's What Broke The Wagon Down — Orville Couch   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70102 (#19)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Sweet Louella [alt. vers.] — Orville Couch   Bullet White Label LP 8824 (#5)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8824LPRock-A-Billy Rock
1991SD (Germany) SD 860LPTeenage Cutie
1993Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 933CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 3
1999Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55077CDDry Run
Greasy (England) GR 007LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 7
Rollercoaster (England) 3042CDThe Big D Jamboree Live
2000Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70100CDThe Big D Jamboree Live!
2001Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55098CDRockabilly Cats
2002Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70102CDGuys Of The Big D Jamboree
year?Greasy (England) CD Vol. 7 & 8CDThe Best Of Greasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 7 & Vol. 8
Skinupski LP 2LPMello Jello . . . For Groovy Ghouls
Teen Beat (United States) TB CD 353CDThe Livin' End


Acknowledgments:  Jurgen Blazejewski, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Gerd Miller, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Joel Whitburn


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