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Crickets

Members included (at one time or another) Buddy Holly, Larry Welborn, Jerry Allison, Niki Sullivan, Joe B. Mauldin, and Sonny Curtis.

References:

  • Buddy Holly Online complete LP discography
  • Trade paper ad, Billboard, 1957/Nov. 4.
  • Feature article in issue 12 (1976) of New Kommotion.
  • Interview in issue 23 (1980) of New Kommotion.
  • Article in issue 69 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 67 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 60 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 81 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 80 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 78 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 77 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 74 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 73 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 71 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 70 (1989) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 87 (1990) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 203 (2000) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 234 (2002) of Now Dig This.
Artist image
Source: Bruce Grossberg

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/June 10
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55009  Pertinent I'm Lookin' For Someone To Love
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
102,021+ Bullet Bear Family CD 17584 (#21)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#1)
Bullet Hip-O CD 40128 (#3)
Bullet Pan American CD 56040 (#21)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#2)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#41)
    Pertinent That'll Be The Day
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
102,022 Bullet Century CD [3] (#19)
Bullet Coral (England) LP 88 (#8)
Bullet Franklin Mint LP 053 (#21)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#21)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56034 (#18)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#1)
1957/Nov. 4
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55035  Pertinent Oh, Boy!
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
45-103179 Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#10)
Bullet Imperial House LP 3590 (#3)
Bullet MCA (Germany) LP 22455 (#1)
Bullet MSIF CD 2001 (#13)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2540 (#24)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#3)
Bullet Rhino CD 70741 (#13)
    Pertinent Not Fade Away
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
45-103104+ Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#8)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#4)
 
 
Brunswick (N.Y.) EB71036 
The Chirping Crickets [mono]
Cover shot
No rating That'll Be The Day
The Crickets
Label shot
S 3870  
    No rating I'm Lookin' For Someone To Love
The Crickets
S 3870  
    No rating Oh, Boy!
The Crickets
Label shot
S 3871+  
    No rating Not Fade Away
The Crickets
S 3871+  
1958/Jan. 6
Bb Aud.
Brunswick (N.Y.) EB-71038 
Cover shot
No rating Maybe Baby
The Crickets
Label shot
S-3948  
    No rating Tell Me How
The Crickets
S-3948  
    No rating Send Me Some Lovin'
The Crickets
Label shot
S-3949+  
    No rating Rock Me My Baby
The Crickets
(from 45)
S-3949+  
1958/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55053  Pertinent Maybe Baby
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
103,527 Bullet Century CD [3] (#15)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#12)
Bullet MFP LP 50466 (#1)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#5)
    Pertinent Tell Me How
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
103,529+ Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#6)
1958/June 2
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55072  Pertinent Think It Over
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
104,993 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#1)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#10)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#7)
    Pertinent Fool's Paradise
The Crickets
Label shot
(from unknown source)
104,994+ Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#2)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#8)
1958/Sept. 22
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55094  Pertinent It's So Easy
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
105,562 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#21)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#14)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#9)
    Pertinent Lonesome Tears
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
105,563+ Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#22)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#10)
1959/Mar. 9
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55124  Borderline Love's Made A Fool Of You
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
106,515 Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#2)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#18)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#36)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#12)
Bullet Music Club CD 177 (#13)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#11)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#12)
    Borderline Someone Someone
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
106,514+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#1)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#6)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#13)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#6)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#12)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#13)
1959/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55153  Borderline When You Ask About Love
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
107,338+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#12)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#8)
Bullet Music Club CD 177 (#4)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#13)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#8)
    Borderline Deborah
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
107,340 Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#16)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#6)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#14)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#6)
1960/May 9
Bb pop rev.
Coral (N.Y.) 9-62198  Pertinent Baby My Heart
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
108,928 Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#17)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#4)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#7)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#15)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#7)
    Non-pertinent More Than I Can Say
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
L 11,958+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#20)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#3)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#1)
Bullet Music Club CD 177 (#18)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#16)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#1)
1960/Dec. 5
Bb pop rev.
Coral (N.Y.) 9-62238  Pertinent Peggy Sue Got Married
The Crickets
Label shot
L 12,241+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#23)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#14)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#18)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#19)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#18)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#18)
    Pertinent Don't Cha Know
The Crickets
Label shot
L 12,240 Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#14)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#17)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#14)
1961/Nov. 13
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55392  Borderline I'm Feeling Better
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1325 Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#2)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#16)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#2)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#2)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#16)
    Borderline He's Old Enough To Know Better
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1324 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#11)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#1)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#1)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#1)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#1)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#1)
1962/Apr. 28
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55441  No rating Don't Ever Change
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1393 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#2)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#10)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#3)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#2)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#5)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#2)
    No rating I'm Not A Bad Guy
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1394 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#12)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#12)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#15)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#4)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#15)
1962/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Liberty (Calif.) F-55492  No rating I Believe In You
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1473 Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#6)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#20)
    No rating Parisian Girl
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1472  
1962/Sept. 8
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55495  Borderline Little Hollywood Girl
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
LB-1478 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#5)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#4)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#7)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#5)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#11)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#5)
    Borderline Parisian Girl
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
LB-1472 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#8)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#5)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#4)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#4)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#4)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#4)
1963/Feb. 9
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55540  Borderline My Little Girl
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1565 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#17)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#7)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#3)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#1)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#9)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#1)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#10)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#5)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#5)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#8)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#10)
    Borderline Teardrops Fall Like Rain
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1566 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#15)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#8)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#14)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#2)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#10)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#2)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#21)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#3)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#21)
 
 
Coral (N.Y.) EC81192 
Baby My Heart [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Great Balls Of Fire
The Crickets
Label shot
(from 45)
S 4360  
    No rating Don't Cha Know
The Crickets
(from 45)
S 4360  
    No rating It's Too Late
The Crickets
Label shot
S 4361+  
    No rating Baby My Heart
The Crickets
(from 45)
S 4361+  
1963/Aug. 3
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55603  Non-pertinent April Avenue
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1690 Bullet Bear Family CD 16678 (#10)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#10)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#17)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#12)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#8)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#8)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#12)
    No rating Don't Say You Love Me
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1691 Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#19)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#9)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#9)
1964/Feb. 8
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55660  No rating Lonely Avenue
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1790 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#14)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#19)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#6)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#9)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#23)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#17)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#2)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#17)
    No rating You Can't Be In-Between
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1791 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#23)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#21)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#10)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#10)
1964/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Liberty (Calif.) F-55668  No rating From Me To You
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#22)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#14)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#14)
    No rating Please Please Me
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#20)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#1)
1964/Apr. 25
Bb hot rev.
Coral (N.Y.)  62407  No rating Maybe Baby
The Crickets Featuring Buddy Holly
Label shot
103,527+  
    No rating Not Fade Away
The Crickets Featuring Buddy Holly
Label shot
103,104  
1964/May 9
Bb hot rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55696  No rating ( They Call Her) La Bamba
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1856 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#13)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#7)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#8)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#25)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#8)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#19)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#1)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#19)
    No rating All Over You
The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1857 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#2)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#11)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#26)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#23)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#16)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#16)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#23)
1964/Oct. 31
Bb hot rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55742  No rating I Think I've Caught The Blues
Jerry Allison & The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#4)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#8)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#12)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#27)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#12)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#20)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#20)
    No rating We Gotta Get Together
Jerry Allison & The Crickets
Label shot
LB-1954 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#5)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#28)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#19)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#19)
1965
(Bb est.)
Liberty (Calif.) F-55767  No rating Now Hear This
Jerry Allison & The Crickets
Label shot
LB-2005 Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#16)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#30)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#16)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#25)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#18)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#18)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#25)
    No rating Everybody's Got A Little Problem
Jerry Allison & The Crickets
Label shot
LB-2006 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#18)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#29)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#15)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#20)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#20)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#15)
1965
(Bb est.)
Parkway (Pa.) P-974 
Cover shot
No rating Batmobile
The Camps
Label shot
(from Nor Va Jak LP)
B  
    No rating The Ballad Of Batman
The Camps
Label shot
A  
1965
(Bb est.)
Parkway (Pa.) P-974  No rating Batmobile
The Campers
Label shot
B Bullet Nor Va Jak LP 813 (#6)
    No rating The Ballad Of Batman
The Campers
Label shot
A  
Original LPs
1957/Dec. 1
Bb Aud.
Brunswick (N.Y.) BL-54038 
The Chirping Crickets [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Oh, Boy!
The Crickets
Label shot
MG 6036  
    No rating Not Fade Away
The Crickets
MG 6036  
    No rating You've Got Love
The Crickets
MG 6036 Bullet Music Club CD 177 (#7)
    No rating Maybe Baby
The Crickets
MG 6036  
    No rating It's Too Late
The Crickets
MG 6036  
    No rating Tell Me How
The Crickets
MG 6036  
    No rating That'll Be The Day
The Crickets
Label shot
MG 6037+  
    No rating I'm Lookin' For Someone To Love
The Crickets
MG 6037+  
    No rating Empty Cup (And A Broken Date)
The Crickets
MG 6037+  
    No rating Send Me Some Lovin'
The Crickets
MG 6037+  
    No rating Last Night
The Crickets
MG 6037+  
    No rating Rock Me My Baby
The Crickets
MG 6037+ Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#48)
1960
 
Coral (N.Y.) CRL-57320 
In Style With The Crickets [mono]
No rating More Than I Can Say
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    Pertinent Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu
The Crickets
(from 45)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#12)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#15)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#2)
Bullet MFP LP 50466 (#14)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#2)
    No rating Great Balls Of Fire
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    No rating Ting-A-Ling
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    No rating Just This Once
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    No rating Deborah
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    No rating Baby My Heart
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    No rating When You Ask About Love
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    No rating Time Will Tell
The Crickets
(from 45)
  Bullet Music Club CD 177 (#20)
    No rating A Sweet Love
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
    Pertinent I Fought The Law
The Crickets
(from 45)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#3)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#11)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#39)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#11)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22064 (#19)
Bullet MFP LP 50466 (#4)
Bullet Music Club CD 177 (#9)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#20)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#11)
    No rating Love's Made A Fool Of You
The Crickets
(from 45)
   
1960
 
Coral (N.Y.) CRL-757320 
In Style With The Crickets [stereo]
Cover shot
No rating More Than I Can Say [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#2)
    No rating Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#14)
    No rating Great Balls Of Fire [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#15)
    No rating Ting-A-Ling [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#8)
    No rating Just This Once [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#16)
    No rating Deborah [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#5)
    No rating Baby My Heart [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#1)
    No rating When You Ask About Love [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#7)
    No rating Time Will Tell [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#17)
    No rating A Sweet Love [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#12)
    No rating I Fought The Law [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#13)
    No rating Love's Made A Fool Of You [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#11)
1962
(BSN est.)
Liberty (Calif.) LRP-3272 
Something Old, Something New, Something Blue, Something Else!!! [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Willie And The Hand Jive
The Crickets
  Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#4)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#8)
    No rating Don't Ever Change
The Crickets
   
    No rating Summertime Blues
The Crickets
  Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#9)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#9)
    No rating Searchin'
The Crickets
  Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#14)
    No rating Little Hollywood Girl
The Crickets
   
    No rating Pretty Blue Eyes
The Crickets
   
    No rating What'd I Say
The Crickets
  Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#12)
    No rating Parisian Girl
The Crickets
   
    No rating Blue Blue Day
The Crickets
(from original LP)
  Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#7)
    No rating Love Is Strange
The Crickets
  Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#10)
    No rating He's Old Enough To Know Better
The Crickets
   
    No rating Blue Monday
The Crickets
(from original LP)
   
1962
(BSN est.)
Liberty (Calif.) LST-7272 
Something Old, Something New, Something Blue, Something Else!!! [stereo]
Cover shot
No rating Willie And The Hand Jive [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#1)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#11)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#11)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#8)
    No rating Don't Ever Change [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#10)
    No rating Summertime Blues [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#3)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#13)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#13)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#9)
    No rating Searchin' [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#4)
    No rating Little Hollywood Girl [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#4)
    No rating Pretty Blue Eyes [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating What'd I Say [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#5)
    No rating Parisian Girl [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Blue Blue Day [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Love Is Strange [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#10)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#14)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#13)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#14)
    No rating He's Old Enough To Know Better [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Blue Monday [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#7)
1964
(BSN est.)
Liberty (Calif.) LRP-3351 
California Sun/She Loves You [mono]
No rating I Want To Hold Your Hand
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#13)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#13)
    No rating California Sun
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#14)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#16)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#15)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#15)
    No rating She Loves You
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#15)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#19)
    No rating A Fool Never Learns
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#16)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#24)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#18)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#13)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#13)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#18)
    No rating Slippin' And Slidin'
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#17)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#2)
    No rating I Saw Her Standing There
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#18)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#9)
    No rating Lonely Avenue
The Crickets
   
    No rating Please Please Me
The Crickets
   
    No rating Money (That's What I Want)
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#21)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#17)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#12)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#12)
    No rating From Me To You
The Crickets
   
    No rating You Can't Be In-Between
The Crickets
   
    No rating Come On
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#24)
1964
(BSN est.)
Liberty (Calif.) LST-7351 
California Sun/She Loves You [stereo]
No rating I Want To Hold Your Hand [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating California Sun [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating She Loves You [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating A Fool Never Learns [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Slippin' And Slidin' [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#18)
    No rating I Saw Her Standing There [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Lonely Avenue [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#9)
    No rating Please Please Me [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Money (That's What I Want) [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating From Me To You [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating You Can't Be In-Between [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
    No rating Come On [stereo vers.]
The Crickets
   
 
 
[LP track]     No rating Don't Try To Change Me
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#10)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#4)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#15)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#11)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#6)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#6)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#11)
    No rating Lost And Alone
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#11)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#20)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#3)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#14)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#3)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#7)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#7)
    No rating Playboy
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16608 (#21)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#18)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#6)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#15)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#22)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#22)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#13)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#22)
    No rating Right Or Wrong
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16608 (#4)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 251 (#9)
Bullet Disky CD 86252 (#5)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#6)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#20)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#6)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#13)
Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#11)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#11)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#13)
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Oh, Boy! [live vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet TVT CD 9446 (#12)
    No rating That'll Be The Day [live vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet TVT CD 9446 (#11)
Unissued Tracks
1959
 
Coral (N.Y.)  uniss.  Borderline After It's Over
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#15)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#1)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#10)
    Pertinent Great Balls Of Fire
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#7)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#3)
Bullet MCA Coral (England) LP 8049 (#6)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#3)
    Pertinent Just This Once
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#9)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#10)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#5)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#5)
    Borderline Smooth Guy [vers. 1]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#14)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#2)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#16)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#9)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#16)
    Pertinent A Sweet Love
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#4)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#8)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#10)
Bullet Pickwick CD 4205 (#19)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#10)
    Pertinent Time Will Tell
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#5)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#9)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#9)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#9)
    Pertinent Ting A Ling
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#10)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#17)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#4)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#4)
    No rating What'd I Say [alt. vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 4732 (#17)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#7)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#5)
1960
 
Coral (N.Y.)  uniss.  Pertinent Don't Cha Know [alt. vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#13)
    Pertinent Smooth Guy [vers. 2]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#19)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#19)
    Non-pertinent So You're In Love [vers. 1]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#16)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#5)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#17)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#3)
    Non-pertinent So You're In Love [vers. 2]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#18)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Don't Cha Know
The Crickets
  Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#18)
    Pertinent Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu [alt. vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#13)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     Pertinent Baby My Heart [alt. vers.]
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#21)
    No rating Blue Monday
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#12)
Bullet EMI LP 1318 (#7)
    No rating Blue, Blue Day
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#9)
    No rating Break It Easy
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#8)
    No rating Don't Breathe A Word
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#18)
    No rating Girl Of My Best Friend
The Crickets And Bobby Vee
  Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#24)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#24)
    No rating I Pledge My Love To You
The Crickets
  Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#17)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#17)
    No rating I'm Almost A Bad Guy
The Crickets
  Bullet See For Miles LP 79 (#3)
Bullet See For Miles CD 79 (#3)
    No rating Looking All Over Town
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#11)
    No rating Peggy Sue
The Crickets And Bobby Vee
  Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#6)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#6)
    No rating Pretty Blue Eyes
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#6)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#12)
    No rating Rave On
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16678 (#21)
    No rating Real Wild Child
The Crickets
  Bullet NPR LP 7302 (#13)
    No rating Surfin' Special
The Crickets
  Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#16)
    No rating Thoughtless
The Crickets
  Bullet Beat Goes On CD 242 (#16)
Bullet EMI CD 95845-2 (#31)
Bullet EMI (England) CD 91757 (#17)
Bullet EMI Gold CD 4812 (#14)
Bullet Sunset LP 50207 (#6)
Bullet [label?] CD 495 4812 (#14)
    Pertinent Why Did You Leave
The Crickets
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15599 (#8)
Bullet Charly LP 30226 (#20)
Bullet MCA CD 30591 (#15)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2710 (#4)
Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#15)
    No rating You're So In Love
The Crickets
  Bullet [label?] CD 112 098 (#17)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1971Sunset (England) SLS 50207LPRock Reflections / The Crickets
1972Coral (England) (England) CPS 88LPRock & Roll Survival
Coral (Germany) (Germany) COPS- 6219LPGood Old Rock 'N' Roll
1974NPR (Germany) 7302LPArchive Series, Vol. 2
1976MCA (Germany) (Germany) 6. 22455LPWe Like Rock 'N' Roll
1977MCA Coral (England) (England) CDLM 8049LPNon-Stop Rock 'N' Roll
1981MFP (England) 50466LPRockin'
1982Imperial House (United States) WU- 3590LPRockabilly
1983Franklin Mint (United States) FMRS-CW- 053LPRockabilly
1984Charly (England) CR 30226LPComplete Crickets
1987See For Miles 79LPThe Crickets File, 1961-1965
1989EMI 1318LPRock 'N' Roll Masters / The Crickets
EMI (England) (England) CDP 7 91757CDThe Best Of The Crickets
1991EMI CDP-7- 95845-2CDThe Liberty Years: EMI Legends Of Rock And Roll / The Crickets
Rhino (United States) R2 70741CDRock This Town: Rockabilly Hits, Vol. 1
1992Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15599CDStill In Style / The Crickets
MSIF (Japan) 2001CDRoots Of Stray Cats, Vol. 1
Nor Va Jak 813LPSound Of Buddy Holly
P-Vine (Japan) 2540CDStray Cat's Classics
1993MCA 30591CDIn Style With The Crickets
1994Beat Goes On (England) BGOCD 242CDSomething Old, Something New / The Crickets
MCA 11119CDDecca Rock & Roll Collection
Music Club MCCD 177CDCover To Cover
TVT 9446CDThe Sullivan Years: Rock 'N' Roll Pioneers, 1955-1959
1995Pickwick PWKS 4205CDSingles Collection 1957-61 / The Crickets
1996Disky (Netherlands) TO 86252CDThe Original Crickets
MCA (Japan) (Japan) MVCM 22064CDRock Around The Clock: Decca/Coral/Brunswick
1997Hip-O HIPD- 40128CDRockabilly Essentials
1998Bear Family (Germany) 495 4732CDGood Rockin' Tonight
EMI Gold 495 4812CD25 Greatest Hits / The Crickets
[label?] 495 4812CD25 Greatest Hits / The Crickets
1999Beat Goes On (England) BGOCD 251CDCalifornia Sun / The Crickets
See For Miles 79CDThe Crickets File, 1961-1965
2000[label?] 112 098CDIn Style With The Crickets ... Plus
2003Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16608CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 3
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16678CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 4
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56034CDMy Baby Scares Me
2009El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1021CDWinter Dance Party 50th Anniversary
Pan American (Switzerland) 56040CDSteady Date
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
2019Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17584CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 31 (Decca, Brunswick, & Coral)
year?Century (Canada) [3]CDRockabilly Baby
MCA MCD 32338CDThe Real Buddy Holly Story
MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2710LPBack In Style / The Crickets
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 2440CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 5


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Both Sides Now, Buddy Holly Online, CD Universe, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, John Firminger, Udo Frank, Toni Grundner, Oliver Henkel, Bernd Hermoneit, Bernd Kratochwil, Gerd Miller, Jan Myren, Lasse Olander, Peter Pielok, Michel Proost, Vern Sanden, Don Stilton, Perica Sucevic, Tapio Vaisanen, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers


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