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Curtis, Mac

Full name Wesley Erwin Curtis Jr. Born 1939 in Fort Worth, Texas.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 19 (1978) of New Kommotion.
  • Interview in issue 23 (1980) of New Kommotion.
  • Article in issue 86 (1990) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/May 12
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-4927  Pertinent Label shot Song sample If I Had Me A Woman — Mac Curtis 45-K4058 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#16)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#4)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#2)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#3)
Bullet King LP 5016X (#8)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#26)
Bullet One Day Music CD 164 (#28)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#16)
Bullet Rarebid LP 8041 (#8)
Bullet Richmond Mfg. CD 1041 (#8)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#26)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Just So You Call Me — Mac Curtis 45-K4056 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#11)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#8)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#6)
Bullet Lucky CD 810 (#30)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#11)
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-4949  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Grandaddy's Rockin' — Mac Curtis 45-K4055 Bullet Ace CD 777 (#13)
Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#23)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#35)
Bullet Fed CD 10 (#24)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#1)
Bullet King LP 5016X (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#25)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#33)
Bullet One Day Music CD 164 (#4)
Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#11)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#9)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#47)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#8)
Bullet Rarebid LP 8041 (#1)
Bullet Richmond Mfg. CD 1041 (#1)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#53)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Half Hearted Love — Mac Curtis 45-K4057 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#14)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#3)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#17)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#7)
Bullet Mustang CD 4 (#11)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#14)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#39)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#58)
1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-4965  Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Ain't Treatin' Me Right — Mac Curtis 45-K4076 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#15)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#8)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#11)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#5)
Bullet One Day Music CD 164 (#33)
Bullet Pan American CD 56006 (#8)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#15)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Low Road — Mac Curtis 45-K4073 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#17)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#5)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#14)
Bullet Lesley CD 5 (#4)
1956/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-4995  Pertinent Label shot Song sample That Ain't Nothin' But Right — Mac Curtis 45-K4074 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#12)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#6)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#27)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#4)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#16)
Bullet One Day Music CD 164 (#20)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#12)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#24)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't You Love Me — Mac Curtis 45-K4075 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#18)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#7)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#11)
1957/July 1
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-5059  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Say So — Mac Curtis 45-K4145 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#19)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#10)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#8)
Bullet King LP 5016X (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56001 (#12)
Bullet Rarebid LP 8041 (#12)
Bullet Richmond Mfg. CD 1041 (#12)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#57)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 583 (#4)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample I'll Be Gentle — Mac Curtis 45-K4144 Bullet Charly CD 264 (#9)
1958/Jan. 27
Bb pop rev.
King (Ohio)  5107  Pertinent Label shot Song sample What You Want — Mac Curtis 45-K4167 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#14)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#12)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#13)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Are My Very Special Baby — Mac Curtis 45-K4166 Bullet Charly CD 264 (#13)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#13)
1958/Mar. 10
Bb pop rev.
King (Ohio) 45-5121  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Miss Linda — Mac Curtis 45-K4168 Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#20)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#15)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#9)
Bullet King LP 5016X (#5)
Bullet Rarebid LP 8041 (#5)
Bullet Richmond Mfg. CD 1041 (#5)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Missy Ann — Mac Curtis 45-K4169 Bullet Charly CD 264 (#16)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#10)
1960/Feb. 1
Bb pop rev.
Felsted (N.Y.) 45-8592-V No rating Label shot Come Back Baby — Mac Curtis FD 326  
    No rating Label shot No, Never Alone — Mac Curtis FD 327  
1962/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-16315  Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're The One — Mac Curtis MB-16300  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Dance Her By Me (One More Time) — Mac Curtis MB-16299  
 
 
Shah (Texas) S-982  Borderline Label shot Song sample Singing The Blues — Mac Curtis 1  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Ballad Of Black Mountain — Mac Curtis 2  
1963 or later
(Bb est.)
Shalimar (Texas) S-103  No rating Label shot Song sample Come On Back — Mac Curtis CB-103-B  
    No rating Label shot Song sample 100 Pounds Of Honey — Mac Curtis CB-103-A  
 
 
Le Cam (Texas)  965  No rating Label shot I Just Ain't Got — Mac Curtis L-180  
    No rating Label shot Lie And Get By — Mac Curtis L-179  
 
 
Maridene (Texas) M-111  No rating Label shot Down The Pike – (instr.) — Mac Curtis S-990-1  
    No rating Label shot 100 Pounds Of Honey — Mac Curtis CB-103-A  
Acetates
 
 
[acetate]     No rating Song sample What'll I Do — Mac Curtis   Bullet Collector CD 4446 (#13)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#10)
Bullet White Label LP 8896 (#4)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Blue Jean Heart — Mac Curtis   Bullet Charly CD 264 (#11)
    No rating Evil Doll — Mac Curtis   Bullet Sonet LP 807 (#10)
    Pertinent Song sample Goosebumps — Mac Curtis   Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#10)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#12)
Bullet Charly CD 264 (#18)
Bullet El Toro CD 1024 (#2)
Bullet Kay LP 5046 (#2)
Bullet King LP 5016X (#7)
Bullet Polydor LP 2310 293 (#10)
Bullet Rarebid LP 8041 (#7)
Bullet Richmond Mfg. CD 1041 (#7)
    No rating Half Hearted Love [alt. vers. 5] — Mac Curtis   Bullet Ace CD 1053 (#21)
    No rating Half Hearted Love [alt. vers.] — Mac Curtis   Bullet Charly CD 264 (#17)
    No rating No — Mac Curtis   Bullet Sonet LP 807 (#9)
    No rating Say So [alt. vers.] — Mac Curtis   Bullet Charly CD 264 (#19)
    No rating Somebody Help Me — Mac Curtis   Bullet Sonet LP 807 (#2)
    No rating The Squirm — Mac Curtis   Bullet Sonet LP 807 (#12)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Polydor (England) 2310 293LPRockabilly Kings / Charlie Feathers, Mac Curtis
1978King (United States) 5016XLPKing-Federal Rockabillies
1980Sonet (Sweden) 807LPMajor Bill Texas Rock And Roll
1983Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 583LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 5
1985White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8896LPThe Acetate Sessions
1987Kay 5046LPGrandaddy's Rockin' / Mac Curtis
1991Charly (England) CD 264CDBlue Jean Heart / Mac Curtis
Richmond Mfg. (United States) CD- 1041CDKing-Federal Rockabillies
1995Rarebid (Germay) BID 8041LPKing-Federal Rockabillies: 14 Original Greatest Hits
1996Lucky (England) CDLR 810CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 10
1998Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4446CDRockin' Acetates
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 777CDKing Rockabilly
2003Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2005Ace (England) CDCHD 1053CDRockabilly Kings / Charlie Feathers & Mac Curtis
2007El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1010CDReal Cool Cats: Texas Rockabilly 1955
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
Not Now Music NOT2CD 375CDRed Hot Rockabilly
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 164CDEssential Rockabilly: The King Story
year?El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1024CDRollin' The Rock: Texas Rockabilly Vol. 2
Fed (Sweden) 10CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 10
Lesley LESCD 5CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 4
Mustang MUST 4CDMad Dog In Town
Mustang MUST 8CDDo You Dig Me
Pan American (Switzerland) 56001CDMy Lovin' Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56006CDI Need A Man
Pan American (Switzerland) 56008CDRed Hot
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4


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