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Haley, Bill

Born 1925 in Highland Park, Mich. Died in 1981.
"Loretta" on Holiday 110 was Loretta Glendenning.

References:

  • Chris Gardner's Bill Haley Database
  • Two-part feature article in issues 14-15 (1977) of New Kommotion.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 24 (1980) of New Kommotion.
  • Feature article and discography in issue 40 (1989) of American Music Magazine.
  • Article in issue 94 (1991) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article in issues 51-54 (1992) of American Music Magazine; 1948-1953 sessionography in issue 55.
  • Article in issue 138 (1994) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article on "Rock Around The Clock" in issue 59 (1994) of American Music Magazine.
  • Feature article on "Rock Around The Clock" in issue 53 (1994) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Article in issue 154 (1996) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 155 (1996) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 166 (1997) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 179 (1998) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 180 (1998) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 187 (1998) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 196 (1999) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 249 (2003) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 250 (2004) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 251 (2004) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 252 (2004) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 276 (2006) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 288 (2007) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 292 (2007) of Now Dig This.
Artist image
Source: Bruce Grossberg

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1948/Aug. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Cowboy (Pa.) CR-1201  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Four Leaf Clover Blues — Bill Haley And The 4 Aces Of Western Swing / Vocal Duet, Barney Barnard, Bill Haley B Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#2)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Too Many Parties And Too Many Pals — Bill Haley And The 4 Aces Of Western Swing / Vocal Duet, Barney Barnard, Bill Haley A Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#3)
1949/Mar. 19
Bb c&w rev.
Cowboy (Pa.) CR-1202  No rating Label shot Song sample Candy Kisses — Bill Haley And The 4 Aces Of Western Swing / Vocal Duet, Barney Barnard, Bill Haley A Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#28)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Tennessee Border — Bill Haley And The 4 Aces Of Western Swing / Vocal Duet, Barney Barnard, Bill Haley B Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#29)
 
 
Center (Pa.) C-102  No rating Label shot Song sample Stand Up And Be Counted — Johnny Clifton And His String Band    
    No rating Label shot Song sample Loveless Blues — Johnny Clifton And His String Band    
1950/Apr. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Keystone (Pa.)  5101  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Deal Me A Hand — Bill Haley And The Saddle Men With Billy Williamson (Steel Guitar) A  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Ten Gallon Stetson — Bill Haley And The Saddle Men With Billy Williamson (Steel Guitar) B  
1950/Apr. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Keystone (Pa.)  5102  No rating Song sample Susan Van Dusan — Bill Haley And The Saddle Men With Billy Williamson (Steel Guitar) A  
    No rating Song sample I'm Not To Blame — Bill Haley And The Saddle Men With Billy Williamson (Steel Guitar) B  
1950/Oct.
(comp. files)
Atlantic (N.Y.)  727  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Gonna Dry Ev'ry Tear With A Kiss — Bill Haley And His Saddle Men Featuring Billy Williamson, Steel Guitar 522  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Why Do I Cry Over You? — Bill Haley And His Saddle Men Featuring Billy Williamson, Steel Guitar 523  
1950/Nov. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Cowboy (Pa.) CR-1701  No rating Song sample My Sweet Little Girl From Nevada — Reno Browne And Her Buckaroos Featuring Bill Haley On Vocal A Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#16)
    No rating Song sample My Palomino And I — Reno Browne And Her Buckaroos Featuring Bill Haley On Vocal B Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#15)
1951
(est.)
Holiday (Pa.)  105  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rocket "88" — Bill Haley And The Saddlemen A Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#3)
Bullet Charly CD 345 (#20)
Bullet El Toro CD 100 (#3)
Bullet Emusic/Rock-A-Billy MP 11911939 (#27)
Bullet Jasmine CD 3575 (#23)
Bullet Presto CD 406 (#58)
    Non-pertinent Song sample Tearstains On My Heart — Bill Haley And The Saddlemen B  
1951/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Holiday (Pa.)  108  Borderline Label shot Song sample Green Tree Boogie — Bill Haley And The Saddlemen A Bullet Blazon CD 2009 (#12)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Deep Down In My Heart — Bill Haley And The Saddlemen B  
1951/Dec. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Holiday (Pa.)  110  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Pretty Baby — Bill And Loretta With The Saddlemen Bx2  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Crying — Bill And Loretta With The Saddlemen A  
1951/Dec. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Holiday (Pa.)  111  No rating Song sample A Year Ago This Christmas — Bill Haley And The Saddlemen    
    No rating Song sample I Don't Want To Be Alone For Christmas — Bill Haley And The Saddlemen    
1952/Feb. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Holiday (Pa.)  113  Borderline Label shot Song sample Sundown Boogie — Bill Haley With The Saddlemen B Bullet Blazon CD 2009 (#18)
Bullet Mustang CD [19?] (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Juke Box Cannon Ball — Bill Haley With The Saddlemen A Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8047 (#8)
1952/Apr. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Essex (Pa.)  303  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock The Joint — Bill Haley With The Saddlemen B Bullet Charly CD 345 (#1)
Bullet El Toro CD 100 (#27)
Bullet Emusic/Rock-A-Billy MP 11911939 (#12)
Bullet Jan/Star Club CD 1979/9911 (#1)
Bullet MSIF CD 2001 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56035 (#25)
Bullet Rhino CD 70741 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Icy Heart — Bill Haley With The Saddlemen A  
1952/June
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.)  305  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rocking Chair On The Moon — Bill Haley With The Saddlemen B Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#16)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stockin') — Bill Haley With The Saddlemen A  
1952/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.) 45-310  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Real Rock Drive — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B Bullet Pan American CD 56032 (#18)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Stop Beatin' Round The Mulberry Bush — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A  
1953/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.)  321  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy Man Crazy — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A Bullet Franklin Mint LP 053 (#5)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 200 (#1)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Whatcha Gonna Do — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B  
1953/June
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.)  327  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Fractured — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pat-A-Cake — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A  
1953/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.)  332  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Live It Up! — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A Bullet Pan American CD 56013 (#9)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Farewell-So Long-Good-bye — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B  
1953/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.)  340  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'll Be True — Bill Haley And His Comets A  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ten Little Indians — Bill Haley And His Comets B Bullet Pan American CD 56009 (#16)
 
 
Essex (Pa.)  102  Cover shot
Bill Haley's Dance Party [mono]
No rating Label shot Rock The Joint — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Rockin Chair On The Moon — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Label shot Crazy Man, Crazy — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Pat-A-Cake — Bill Haley And His Comets    
1954/Mar. 20
Bb pop rev.
Essex (Pa.)  348  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Straight-Jacket — Bill Haley And Haley's Comets B  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Chattanooga Choo-Choo — Bill Haley And Haley's Comets A Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55152 (#22)
 
 
Essex (Pa.) TWEP-117  Cover shot
For Your Dance Party [mono]
No rating Label shot Song sample Real Rock Drive — Bill Haley And The Comets B  
    No rating Live It Up! — Bill Haley And Haley's Comets B  
    No rating Label shot Farewell, So Long, Goodbye — Bill Haley And The Comets A  
    No rating Song sample Fractured — Bill Haley And Haley's Comets A  
 
 
Essex (Pa.) EP-118  Cover shot
For Your Dance Party [mono]
No rating Label shot Stop Beatin' Round The Mulberry Bush — Bill Haley And The Comets A  
    No rating I'll Be True — Bill Haley And The Comets A  
    No rating Label shot Wat'cha Gonna Do — Bill Haley And The Comets B  
    No rating Juke Box Cannon Ball — Bill Haley And The Comets B  
 
 
Essex (Pa.) EP-119  Cover shot
For Your Dance Party [mono]
No rating Label shot Chattanooga Choo Choo — Bill Haley And The Comets B  
    No rating Green Tree Boogie — Bill Haley And The Comets B  
    No rating Label shot Dance With A Dolly — Bill Haley And The Comets A  
    No rating Rocket 88 — Bill Haley And The Comets A Bullet Fed CD 10 (#26)
1954/May 15
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29124  Borderline Label shot Song sample ( We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-86163+ Bullet Coral (England) LP 88 (#1)
Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#1)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#4)
Bullet MCA (Germany) LP 22455 (#4)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22064 (#1)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#1)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-86164  
1954/July 10
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29204  Borderline Label shot Song sample Shake, Rattle And Roll — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-86380 Bullet Cleopatra CD 1163 (#9)
Bullet Coral (England) LP 88 (#12)
Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#19)
Bullet MCA (Germany) LP 22455 (#16)
Bullet MCA Coral (England) LP 8049 (#3)
Bullet Warwick LP 5060 (#13)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample A.B.C. Boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-86381+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2168  Cover shot
Shake Rattle And Roll [mono]
No rating Label shot Song sample Shake, Rattle And Roll — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2012  
    No rating A.B.C. Boogie — Bill Haley    
    No rating Label shot Song sample ( We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2013+  
    No rating Song sample Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2013+  
1954/Oct. 16
Bb pop rev.
Essex (Pa.)  374  Borderline Label shot Song sample Sundown Boogie — Bill Haley And The Comets B  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Juke Box Cannon Ball — Bill Haley And The Comets A Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55094 (#30)
1954/Oct. 30
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29317  Borderline Label shot Song sample Happy Baby — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-86809 Bullet Pan American CD 56012 (#4)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Dim, Dim The Lights (I Want Some Atmosphere) — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-86810+ Bullet Pan American CD 56036 (#8)
1954/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Essex (Pa.)  381  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rocket "88" — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55093 (#17)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Green Tree Boogie — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A  
 
 
Trans-World (Pa.)  321  No rating Label shot Crazy Man Crazy — Bill Haley And The Comets E-321-A  
    No rating Label shot Whatcha Gonna Do — Bill Haley And The Comets E-321-B  
 
 
Trans-World (Pa.)  381  Pertinent Rocket "88" — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B  
    Borderline Green Tree Boogie — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A  
1955/Feb. 12
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29418  Borderline Label shot Song sample Birth Of The Boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets 87325 Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#18)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Mambo Rock — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-87326+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2209  Cover shot
Dim, Dim The Lights [mono]
No rating Label shot Dim, Dim The Lights (I Want Some Atmosphere) — Bill Haley And His Comets S 2388  
    No rating Happy Baby — Bill Haley And His Comets S 2358  
    No rating Label shot Birth Of The Boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets S 2389+  
    No rating Mambo Rock — Bill Haley And His Comets    
1955/June 25
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29552  Borderline Label shot Razzle-Dazzle — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-87922 Bullet MFP LP 50466 (#3)
    Borderline Label shot Two Hound Dogs — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-87921+  
1955/July 9
Bb pop rev.
Essex (Pa.)  399  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock The Joint — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets B  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Farewell-So Long-Good-Bye — Bill Haley With Haley's Comets A  
1955/Nov. 12
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29713  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-88691  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Burn That Candle — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-88693+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2322  Cover shot
Rock 'N Roll [mono]
No rating Label shot Razzle-Dazzle — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2924  
    No rating Two Hound Dogs — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2924  
    No rating Label shot Burn That Candle — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2925+  
    No rating Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets S-2925+  
1955/Dec. 31
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29791  Borderline Label shot Song sample See You Later, Alligator — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-88995 Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#7)
Bullet MFP LP 50466 (#8)
    Borderline Label shot The Paper Boy (On Main Street, U.S.A.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-88996+  
 
 
Somerset (Pa.) EX-1300  Cover shot No rating Label shot Crazy Man Crazy — Bill Haley A  
    No rating Honey Love — Bunny Paul A  
    No rating Label shot Farewll, So Long, Goodbye — Bill Haley B  
    No rating Truly — The Dinning Sisters B  
 
 
Somerset (Pa.) EX-4600  Cover shot
Rock With Bill Haley
No rating Label shot Watcha Gonna Do — Bill Haley MI-4600A  
    No rating Fractured — Bill Haley MI-4600A  
    No rating Label shot Real Rock Drive — Bill Haley MI-4600B  
    No rating I'll Be True To You — Bill Haley MI-4600B  
1956/Mar. 24
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29870  Borderline Label shot The Saints Rock 'N Roll — Bill Haley And His Comets 88692  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample R-O-C-K — Bill Haley And His Comets 88690+  
1956/June 2
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29948  Borderline Label shot Song sample Hot Dog Buddy Buddy — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-89615  
    Borderline Label shot Rockin' Through The Rye — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-89616+  
1956/July
(Bb est.)
Trans-World (Pa.)  718  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Real Rock Drive — Bill Haley And The Comets E-310B  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Yes, Indeed — Bill Haley And The Comets TW-718A  
1956/July 28
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30028  Borderline Label shot Song sample Rip It Up — Bill Haley And His Comets 100317+ Bullet MFP LP 50466 (#13)
    Borderline Label shot Teenager's Mother (Are You Right?) — Bill Haley And His Comets 100316  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2398  Cover shot
Music For The Boy Friend: He Digs Rock 'N Roll [mono]
No rating Label shot See You Later, Alligator — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3226  
    No rating R-O-C-K — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3226  
    No rating Burn That Candle — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating The Saints' Rock 'N' Roll — Bill Haley And His Comets    
1956/Oct. 13
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30085  Borderline Label shot Blue Comet Blues – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 89611+ Bullet Canadian CD 4530 (#3)
    Borderline Label shot Rudy's Rock – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 89595  
1956/Dec. 1
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30148  Borderline Label shot Choo Choo Ch'boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets 89613+ Bullet MCA Coral (England) LP 8049 (#16)
    Borderline Label shot Don't Knock The Rock — Bill Haley And His Comets 100702 Bullet MCA Coral (England) LP 8049 (#9)
Bullet Pan American CD 56010 (#8)
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2416  Cover shot
Rock'n Roll Stage Show, Part 1 [mono]
No rating Label shot Calling All Comets — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3398  
    No rating Rockin' Through The Rye — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3398  
    No rating Label shot Hook, Line And Sinker — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3399+  
    No rating Rudy's Rock — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3399+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2417  Cover shot
Rock'n Roll Stage Show, Part 2 [mono]
No rating Label shot A Rocking Little Tune — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3400  
    No rating Blue Comet Blues — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3400  
    No rating Label shot Choo Choo Ch'Boogie — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3401+  
    No rating Hide And Seek — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3401+ Bullet Pan American CD 56037 (#14)
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2418  Cover shot
Rock'n Roll Stage Show, Part 3 [mono]
No rating Label shot Hey Then, There Now — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3402  
    No rating Goofin' Around — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3402  
    No rating Label shot Hot Dog Buddy Buddy — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3403+  
    No rating Tonight's The Night — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3403+  
1957/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30214  Borderline Label shot Forty Cups Of Coffee — Bill Haley And His Comets 100703  
    Borderline Label shot Hook, Line And Sinker — Bill Haley And His Comets 89599+  
1957/May 27
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30314  Cover shot Borderline Label shot Song sample ( You Hit The Wrong Note) Billy Goat — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-102040 Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#8)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Rockin' Rollin' Rover — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-102041+  
1957/Aug. 5
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30394  Borderline Label shot The Dipsy Doodle — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-102048  
    Borderline Label shot Miss You — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-102039+  
1957/Oct. 21
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30461  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock The Joint — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-102,890  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample How Many — Bill Haley And His Comets 45-102,888+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2532  Cover shot
Rockin' The Oldies [mono]
No rating Label shot The Dipsy Doodle — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3790  
    No rating Miss You — Bill Haley And His Comets 5 3790  
    No rating Label shot Is It True What They Say About Dixie? — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3791+ Bullet Battle CD 300 (#2)
    No rating Carolina In The Morning — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3791+  
1957/Dec. 1
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2533  No rating You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming — Bill Haley    
    No rating ( I'll Be With You In) Apple Blossom Time — Bill Haley    
    No rating Moon Over Miami — Bill Haley    
    No rating Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone — Bill Haley    
1958/June 2
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2534  No rating Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' All My Love For You — Bill Haley    
    No rating One Sweet Letter From You — Bill Haley    
    No rating I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter — Bill Haley    
    No rating Somebody Else Is Taking My Place — Bill Haley    
1957/Dec. 23
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30530  Cover shot Borderline Label shot Song sample Mary, Mary Lou — Bill Haley And His Comets 103,726  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample It's A Sin — Bill Haley And His Comets 103,725+  
1958/Mar. 3
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30592  Borderline Label shot Song sample Skinny Minnie — Bill Haley And His Comets 104285 Bullet Coral (Germany) LP 6219 (#13)
Bullet Pan American CD 56022 (#16)
    Borderline Label shot Sway With Me — Bill Haley And His Comets 104286  
1958/May 5
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2576  Cover shot
Rockin' Around Europe With Bill Haley And His Comets [mono]
No rating Label shot Piccadilly Rock — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3922  
    No rating Vive La Rock And Roll — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3922  
    No rating Come Rock With Me — Bill Haley And His Comets   Bullet Pan American CD 56040 (#13)
    No rating Rockin' Rollin' Schnitzlebank — Bill Haley And His Comets    
1958/June 2
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2577  Cover shot
Rockin' Around The Americas [mono]
No rating Label shot Pretty Alouette (Be My Only One) — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3924  
    No rating Rockin' Rita — Bill Haley And His Comets S 3924  
    No rating El Rocko — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Jamaica, D.J. — Bill Haley And His Comets    
1958/July 7
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30681  Borderline Label shot Lean Jean — Bill Haley And His Comets 104,287  
    Borderline Label shot Don't Nobody Move — Bill Haley And His Comets 104,288  
1958/Sept. 13
CB pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30741  Borderline Label shot Whoa Mabel! — Bill Haley And His Comets 105,120  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Chiquita Linda (Un Poquito De Tu Amor?) — Bill Haley And His Comets 105,064+  
1958/Sept. 1
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2615  Cover shot
Rockin' The Joint [mono]
No rating Label shot New Rock The Joint — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4056  
    No rating Move It On Over — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4056  
    No rating Label shot Rock Lomond — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4057+  
    No rating It's A Sin — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4057+  
1958/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30781  Borderline Label shot Corrine, Corrina — Bill Haley And His Comets 105,127 Bullet Pan American CD 56016 (#8)
    Borderline Label shot B.B. Betty — Bill Haley And His Comets / Vocal Chorus By Billy Williamson And Ensemble 105,174+ Bullet Pan American CD 56015 (#19)
1959/Feb. 2
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2638  Cover shot
Bill Haley's Chicks [stereo]
No rating Label shot Whoa Mabel! — Bill Haley And His Comets S 5002  
    No rating Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider — Bill Haley And His Comets S 5002  
    No rating Label shot Eloise — Bill Haley And His Comets S 5003+  
    No rating Dinah — Bill Haley And His Comets S 5003+  
1959/Mar. 2
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED 72638  Cover shot
Bill Haley's Chicks [stereo]
No rating Label shot Whoa Mabel! [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets 7-S 5002  
    No rating Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets 7-S 5002  
    No rating Label shot Eloise [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets 7-S 5003+  
    No rating Dinah [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets 7-S 5003+  
1959/Feb. 16
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30844  Pertinent Label shot I Got A Woman — Bill Haley And His Comets 106,416  
    Borderline Label shot Charmaine — Bill Haley And His Comets 105,176+  
1959/Mar. 23
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30873  Borderline Label shot Song sample Where'd You Go Last Night — Bill Haley And His Comets 106,419+  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample ( Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I — Bill Haley And His Comets 106,417  
1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30926  Pertinent Label shot Caldonia — Bill Haley And His Comets 107,440  
    Borderline Label shot Shaky – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 107,441+ Bullet Fantasic Voyage CD 141 (#6)
1959/Aug. 3
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30956  Borderline Label shot Ooh! Look-A-There, Ain't She Pretty — Bill Haley And His Comets 105,643  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Joey's Song — Bill Haley And His Comets 105,063+  
1959/Nov. 30
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED2670  Cover shot No rating Label shot Joey's Song — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4206  
    No rating Ooh! Look-A There, Ain't She Pretty — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4206 Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#15)
    No rating Label shot Shaky — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4207+  
    No rating Caldonia — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4207+  
1959/Nov. 30
Bb Aud.
Decca (N.Y.) ED 72670  Cover shot
Bill Haley And His Comets [stereo]
No rating Label shot Joey's Song [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Ooh! Look-A There, Ain't She Pretty [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Caldonia [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating Shaky [stereo vers.] — Bill Haley And His Comets    
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2671  Cover shot
Strictly Instrumental [mono]
No rating Label shot Strictly Instrumental – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4210  
    No rating Skokiaan (South African Song) – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets S 4210  
    No rating Mack The Knife – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets    
    No rating In A Little Spanish Town – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets    
1959/Dec. 28
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-31030  Non-pertinent Label shot Skokiaan (South African Song) – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 108,124  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Puerto Rican Peddler – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 108,122+  
1960/Jan. 18
Bb pop rev.
Warner Bros. (Calif.)  5145  Non-pertinent Label shot Candy Kisses — Bill Haley And His Comets CX50,548  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Tamiami – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets CX50,549  
1960/Apr. 11
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-31080  Borderline Label shot Strictly Instrumental – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 108,128+  
    Non-pertinent Label shot ( Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets 108,123  
1960/Apr. 25
Bb pop rev.
Warner Bros. (Calif.)  5154  No rating Label shot Hawk — Bill Haley And His Comets C50589  
    No rating Label shot Chick Safari — Bill Haley And His Comets C50590  
1960/Aug. 8
Bb pop rev.
Warner Bros. (Calif.)  5171  Borderline Label shot Song sample Let The Good Times Roll, Creole — Bill Haley And His Comets C50,604  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample So Right Tonight — Bill Haley And His Comets C50,603  
1961/June 19
Bb pop rev.
Warner Bros. (Calif.)  5228  No rating Label shot Flip, Flop And Fly — Bill Haley And His Comets D50,643  
    No rating Label shot Honky Tonk – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets D50,642  
1961/Aug. 21
Bb pop rev.
Gone (N.Y.)  5111  No rating My Kind Of Woman — Bill Haley G 806 Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#15)
    No rating Label shot The Spanish Twist — Bill Haley And His Comets G 805 Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#16)
1961/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Gone (N.Y.)  5116 
(pressed by Monarch)
Borderline Label shot War Paint – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets G 828 Δ40822X  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Riviera – (instr.) — Bill Haley And His Comets G 827 Δ40822  
1963/Apr. 27
Bb pop rev.
Newtown (Pa.) NT-5013 
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline Label shot Tenor Man — Bill Haley ZTSP 87186  
    Borderline Label shot Up Goes My Love — Bill Haley ZTSP 87187  
1963/May
(est.)
Newtown (Pa.)  5014  No rating White Parakeet — Bill Haley    
    No rating Midnight in Washington – (instr.) — Bill Haley    
1963/Sept.
Haley News
Newtown (Pa.) 45-5024 
(pressed by King)
No rating Label shot Dance Around The Clock — Bill Haley And The Comets 1087-45-HR-639  
    No rating Label shot What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry — Bill Haley And The Comets 1087-45-HR-640  
1963/Oct. or later
Haley News
Nicetown (Pa.) NT-5025  No rating Label shot Tandy — Bill Haley And The Comets NR-1087-558  
    No rating Label shot You Call Everybody Darling — Bill Haley And The Comets    
1964/July 25
Bb hot rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  31650  No rating Label shot The Green Door — Bill Haley And His Comets 114,940  
    No rating Label shot Yeah! She's Evil — Bill Haley And His Comets 114,941+  
1964/Sept. 26
Bb hot rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  25650  No rating Label shot Skinny Minnie — Bill Haley And His Comets 104,285+  
    No rating Label shot Lean Jean — Bill Haley And His Comets 104,287  
 
 
Kasey (N.J.)  7006  Cover shot Borderline Label shot ABC Boogie — Bill Haley & The Comets A  
    Borderline Label shot Rock Around The Clock — Phil Flowers B  
Original LPs
1958
 
Decca (N.Y.)  LP cut  No rating Me Rock A Hula — Bill Haley 103635 Bullet DOJO LP 5009 (#9)
Bullet Island CD 145105 (#17)
1964
 
Guest Star (N.J.)  LP cut  No rating Train Of Sin — Bill Haley   Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6904 (#15)
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Forty Cups Of Coffee [live vers.] — Bill Haley   Bullet TVT CD 9446 (#2)
    No rating Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie [live vers.] — Bill Haley   Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#17)
    No rating Rudy's Rock [live vers.] — Bill Haley   Bullet TVT CD 9446 (#3)
    No rating ( We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock [live vers. 1] — Bill Haley   Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#3)
    No rating ( We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock [live vers. 2] — Bill Haley   Bullet TVT CD 9446 (#1)
Unissued Tracks
1949
 
Cowboy (Pa.)  uniss.  No rating Behind The Eight Ball — Bill Haley   Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#14)
    No rating The Covered Wagon Rolled Right Along — Bill Haley   Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#4)
    No rating Foolish Questions — Bill Haley   Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#27)
    No rating Yodel Your Blues Away — Bill Haley   Bullet Hydra CD 27120 (#1)
1950
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Non-pertinent Song sample Teardrops From My Eyes — Bill Haley    
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider — Bill Haley   Bullet Blend CD 6 (#1)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1972Coral (England) (England) CPS 88LPRock & Roll Survival
Coral (Germany) (Germany) COPS- 6219LPGood Old Rock 'N' Roll
1976MCA (Germany) (Germany) 6. 22455LPWe Like Rock 'N' Roll
1977MCA Coral (England) (England) CDLM 8049LPNon-Stop Rock 'N' Roll
1979Warwick WW 5060LPRockabilly Dynamite
1981MFP (England) 50466LPRockin'
1983Franklin Mint (United States) FMRS-CW- 053LPRockabilly
1985Rollercoaster (England) 2008LPRoller Coaster Rockers, Vol. 1
1988DOJO (Finland) DOJL- 5009LPRock-A-Hula-Bop
1991Blast Fire (United States) 2LPLPChrome, Smoke & Fire: A Compilation Of Hot Rod Music By Robt. Williams
Rhino (United States) R2 70741CDRock This Town: Rockabilly Hits, Vol. 1
1992MSIF (Japan) 2001CDRoots Of Stray Cats, Vol. 1
1993Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 33- 8047LPJuke-Box Favorites
1994Go-Cat-Go (Japan) 20691CDBest Of Rockabilly
Island IR 145105CDRock-A-Hula Bop
MCA 11119CDDecca Rock & Roll Collection
TVT 9446CDThe Sullivan Years: Rock 'N' Roll Pioneers, 1955-1959
1995Vladimir Twist VTR 6904LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 4
1996MCA (Japan) (Japan) MVCM 22064CDRock Around The Clock: Decca/Coral/Brunswick
1997Blend (Belgium) 6CDBest Of Blend Rock & Roll Collection, Vol. 6
Sequel (England) NEM 921CDLotta Boppin' (And Plenty Screamin' Too!): Roulette Rock & Roll, Vol.4
Vladimir Twist VTR 6911LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 11
1999Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 1979/9911CDStar Club Records 20th Anniversary Sampler
Rollercoaster (England) RCCD 200CDNow Dig This: A Whole Lotta Roller Coaster Rockers
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55093CDRockin' Cadillac
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55094CDJukebox Rock
2001Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55152CDChoo Choo Bop
2002Cleopatra (United States) 1163CDRock 'N' Roll & Rock-A-Billy Inferno
El Toro (Spain) H- 100CDGravy Train: Hillbilly Meets R&B Before Elvis
2003Hydra (Germany) BCK 27120CDThe Legendary Cowboy Recordings, Vol. 2 / Bill Haley And Friends
2004Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
2006Jasmine JASMCD 3575CDHillbilly Hot Rod & Automobile Songs
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56022CDShe Got Eyes
Pan American (Switzerland) 56032CDCool Down Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56035CDA Good Lookin' Blonde
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
Pan American (Switzerland) 56036CDLove Is My Business
Pan American (Switzerland) 56037CDTalkin' About Love
Pan American (Switzerland) 56038CDMy Kind Of Women
Pan American (Switzerland) 56040CDSteady Date
2010Emusic/Rock-A-Billy (United States) 11911939MPRockabilly & Hillbilly Hell Raisers
2012Fantasic Voyage (England) FVDD 141CDA Whole Lotta Shakin
year?Battle 300CDWhen Country Goes Boppin' And Jivin', Vol. 1
Blazon (United States) 2009CDSizzling Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 9
Canadian RI- 4530CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 30
Charly (England) PBX CD 345CDRock The Joint
Fed (Sweden) 10CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 10
Mustang MUST [19?]CDLookin' For Money
Pan American (Switzerland) 56008CDRed Hot
Pan American (Switzerland) 56009CDHey Mama
Pan American (Switzerland) 56010CDShe's Neat
Pan American (Switzerland) 56012CDPrimitive Love
Pan American (Switzerland) 56013CDLovin' Honey
Pan American (Switzerland) 56015CDMy Chick Is Fine
Pan American (Switzerland) 56016CDShe's A Devil
Presto DBL CD 406CDBig Bad Hot-Rod Drag & Real Rockin' Roadster Music


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Alex Frazer-Harrison, Chris Gardner, Christopher Gardner, D.M. Gregoire, Peter Grendysa, Jeroen Haagedoorn, Bernd Hermoneit, Conway Kehoe, Klaus Kettner, Stephan Koenig, Tom Krajina, Bernd Kratochwil, Kurt Krauter, Joe McCaig, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Rockin' Bill, Ake Roos, John Spurling, Don Stilton, Perica Sucevic, Svein Arne Vikesdal, Joe Wajgel, Ray Williams, Peter van Wilsem, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers


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