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Crain, Jimmy

Born 1940 in Lima, Ohio.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1958/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
Spangle (Ohio) 45-2009  Cover shot
(pressed by King)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Shig-A-Shag — Jimmy Crain KN-45-6001 Bullet Cat CD 1035 (#28)
Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#4)
Bullet Eagle CD 90201 (#4)
Bullet Nude 10 001 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#8)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Will You Tell (Tell Me) — Jimmy Crain KN-45-6002 Bullet Lesley CD 5 (#11)
1961/Apr.
copyright
Vincent (Ohio) M8OW-5047/8
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Why Worry — Jimmy Crain M8OW-5048 Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#24)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#2)
    Borderline Label shot Now I Know – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain M8OW-5047  
1962/Oct. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Prism (Ohio)  1001/2 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock-A Sock-A Hop — Jimmy Crain 1002 7644 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55187 (#4)
Bullet Classics CD 701 (#1)
Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#18)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 069 (#8)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 069 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#11)
    No rating Label shot Kathy – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain 1001  
Original LPs
1968
mx series
Ray-O (loc?) LP2005  Cover shot
Miles To Go [mono]
(pressed by Rite)
No rating Last Thing To Do — Jimmy Crain 21361  
    No rating Miles To Go — Jimmy Crain 21361  
    No rating Please Be Careful — Jimmy Crain 21361  
    No rating Call Me — Jimmy Crain 21361  
    No rating Somewhere, Someone — Jimmy Crain 21361  
    No rating Pardon My Love — Jimmy Crain 21361  
    No rating Seminole — Jimmy Crain 21362  
    No rating Song sample Maybe Someday — Jimmy Crain 21362 Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#6)
    No rating Song sample Rockin' – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain 21362 Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#19)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#7)
    No rating Jammin' — Jimmy Crain 21362  
    No rating I Know — Jimmy Crain 21362  
    No rating C'mon Little Baby — Jimmy Crain 21362  
Unissued Tracks
1956
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Song sample Why Worry [alt. vers.] – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#5)
Bullet White Label LP 8816 (#11)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Song sample I'm Gonna Get Ya' — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#16)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#3)
1958-59
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Song sample Baby What's Wrong With You — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#10)
    No rating Song sample Guitar Playin' Son Of A Gun — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#1)
    No rating Song sample I Keep Hearing Rumors — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#6)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#12)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Crushin' – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Canadian CD 2302 (#4)
Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#11)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#9)
    No rating Hey, Hey — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#17)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#10)
    No rating Jimmy's Nothin' Like It Rock – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#25)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#5)
    No rating Just Let Me Know — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#20)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#13)
    No rating Learning To Rock And Roll — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#1)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#1)
    No rating Song sample London Fog – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#22)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#4)
    No rating Messin' Around – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Canadian CD 2302 (#14)
Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#12)
    No rating Mixin' It Up – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#8)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#2)
    No rating Morning Rock – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#27)
    No rating Rockin' All Night Long — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#7)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#8)
    No rating She Loves Rock And Roll — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#12)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#6)
    No rating Song sample Spooky Village – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Canadian CD 2302 (#20)
Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#23)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#9)
    No rating Suzie Q Is The One For Me — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#10)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#3)
    No rating That's All Right — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#26)
    No rating We're Goin' Rockin' — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#15)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#4)
    No rating We're Gonna Rock — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#9)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#11)
    No rating Why Worry, Part 2 – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#7)
    No rating You Name It Rock – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#21)
Bullet White Label LP 8845 (#14)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Song sample C'mon Baby — Jimmy Crain   Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#5)
    No rating Song sample J.C.'s Boogie – (instr.) — Jimmy Crain   Bullet Collector CD 4478 (#28)
Bullet White Label LP 8809 (#13)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8809LPRockin' With Jimmy Crain
1980White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8816LPTen Years Collector Records
1982White Label (Netherlands) 8845LPJimmy Crain Rocks On
1989Magnum Force (England) CDMF 069CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Vol. 7
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1035CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 3
1995Eagle (Germany) 90201CDThe Chicken Are Rockin', Vol. 2
1996Classics (Sweden) 701CDRock-A-Socka Hop!
1999Nude 00110Rock & Roll When It's Better Than Sex
2003Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4478CDRockin' With Jimmy Crain
2005Canadian (Canada) CAN- 2302CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 2
2007Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55187CDChick Chick
year?Lesley LESCD 5CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Rich Hagensen, Derek Hamilton, Kurt Krauter, Dean Craige Morris, On The Hill, Michel Proost, Vern Sanden, Tapio Vaisanen, Joe Wajgel, Peter van Wilsem, Stefan Wriedt


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