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Fisher, Sonny

Born 1931 in Tyler, Texas. Died in 2005.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 25 (1980) of New Kommotion.
  • Article in issue 252 (2004) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Mar. 19
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.)  179  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' Daddy — Sonny Fisher 2240 Bullet Ace 10 14 (#1)
Bullet Ace LP 45 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#15)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#16)
Bullet Cascade LP 1003 (#16)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#9)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#22)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#3)
Bullet Mustang CD 4 (#25)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#94)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#1)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#59)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#4)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hold Me Baby — Sonny Fisher 2241 Bullet Ace 10 14 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#19)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#60)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#2)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#14)
1955/May 14
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-190  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sneaky Pete — Sonny Fisher 2242 Bullet Ace 10 14 (#3)
Bullet Ace LP 45 (#13)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#27)
Bullet Chief CD 1156506 (#5)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#24)
Bullet Mustang CD 1 (#8)
Bullet Pan American CD 56007 (#14)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#21)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#3)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey Mama — Sonny Fisher 2242-A Bullet Ace 10 14 (#7)
Bullet Chief CD 1156508 (#18)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#27)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#22)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#5)
Bullet Pan American CD 56009 (#8)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#107)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#4)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#17)
1955/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.)  207  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' And A Rollin' — Sonny Fisher 2334 (ST 29) Bullet Ace 10 14 (#4)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#14)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#13)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#4)
Bullet Pan American CD 56011 (#22)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#113)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#5)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#22)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Can't Lose — Sonny Fisher 2335 (ST 30) Bullet Ace 10 14 (#6)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#1)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#10)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#6)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#27)
1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-244  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink And Black — Sonny Fisher 2443 Bullet Ace 10 14 (#5)
Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#14)
Bullet Chief CD 1156507 (#17)
Bullet Club LP 011 (#17)
Bullet Fed CD 06 (#26)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#8)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#13)
Bullet Pan American CD 56029 (#18)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#48)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#48)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#41)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#7)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#32)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#6)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#16)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Red Wagon — Sonny Fisher 2442 Bullet Ace 10 14 (#8)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#8)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#10)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Rockin' Daddy [alt. vers.] — Sonny Fisher   Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55027 (#19)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#34)
Bullet Starday LP 218 (#1)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Ace (England) CH 1410Texas Rockabilly / Sonny Fisher
Gusto (United States) 5017XLPDixie Starday Rockabillys, Vol. 1
Gusto (United States) 5031XLPDixie Starday Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1982Ace (England) 45LPThe Best Of Ace Rockabilly
1983Cascade (England) DROP 1003LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 1
1985Cascade (England) DROP 1009LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 2
1991Ace (England) CDCHD 311CDRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie ; The Best Of Ace Rockabilly
SD (Germany) 810LPRockin' Daddy
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156506CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 6
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156507CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 7
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156508CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 8
Club (England) 011LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 11
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 932CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 2
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55027CDTeenage Wolfpack
1997Starday LP 218LPThe Lost Starday Recordings
Vladimir Twist VTR 6911LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 11
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
2004Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
Rhino (United States) 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
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!
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56029CDPony Tail Girl
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
year?Fed (Norway) 06CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 6
Folkline (England) 274- 164CDGo Kat Go!, Vol. 3
Mustang MUST 1CDScratchin' On My Screen
Mustang MUST 4CDMad Dog In Town
Pan American (Switzerland) 56007CDYou Are My Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56009CDHey Mama
Pan American (Switzerland) 56011CDSugar Doll
Presto Vol. 5CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 5
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Michel Coste, Udo Frank, Perica Sucevic, Uncle Gil, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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