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Hall, Ben

Born 1924 in Alvord, Texas.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1949/Apr. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Talent (Texas)  736  No rating Stormy Skies — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#15)
    No rating Driftwood On The River — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#14)
1955/Sept.
BMI clear.
Cord (Texas) 45-101  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Moo Mama — Ben Hall And The Country Drifters 45-CD-40 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55026 (#20)
Bullet Collector CD 4495 (#14)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#15)
Bullet Lenox LP 101 (#8)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5998 (#13)
Bullet Lucky CD 815 (#21)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#117)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3003 (#1)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 14 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Drifting Along — Ben Hall And The Country Drifters 45-CD-39 Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#13)
1958/May 26
Bb pop rev.
Gaylo (Texas)  100  No rating Only 17 — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#17)
    No rating Season For Love — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#16)
1959/May 11
Bb c&w rev.
Gaylo (Texas)  102  No rating Don't Ask Me Why — Ben Hall And The Circle 4 Ramblers   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#9)
    No rating Late Hours — Ben Hall And The Circle 4 Ramblers   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#8)
1960/Apr. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Gaylo (Texas) BM-104 
(pressed by Capitol)
No rating Label shot Blue Days-Black Nights — Ben Hall And The Circle 4 Ramblers KB-2088 Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#1)
    No rating Even Tho' I Know You're Gone — Ben Hall And The Circle 4 Ramblers KB-2087 Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#2)
Acetates
 
 
[acetate]     No rating Be Bop Ball — Ben Hall   Bullet Lenox LP 102 (#9)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3003 (#2)
Live Performances
 
 
[radio performance]     No rating All From Loving You — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#11)
    No rating Rose Of Monterrey — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#12)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Before You Begin — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#22)
    No rating Blue Days-Black Nights [alt. vers.] — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3003 (#3)
    No rating Crying On My Shoulder — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#4)
    No rating Gunfighters Fame — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#7)
    No rating Hanging Around — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#3)
    No rating Hiding Alone — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#24)
    No rating I'd Give Anything — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#10)
    No rating I'll Never Be The Same — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#27)
    No rating I'm Still Hanging Around — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#28)
    No rating Johnny Law — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#23)
    No rating Make Believe — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#5)
    No rating Sleepless Nights — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#6)
    No rating So Close — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#25)
    No rating Weeping Willow — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#21)
    No rating Won't You Be Mine — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#26)
    No rating You're Here In My Mind — Ben Hall   Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3004 (#20)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1991Rollercoaster (England) 3003CDHep Cats From Big Spring
1993Rollercoaster (England) 3004CDCountry Ways & Rockin' / Ben Hall
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55026CDMean Mean Daddy
Lenox (France) LP 101LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 5
1996Lenox (France) LP 102LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 6
1999Lost Gold (United States) LGR 5998CDOriginal Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 3
2006Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4495CDHoodlum Rockin'
2007El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1010CDReal Cool Cats: Texas Rockabilly 1955
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
year?Lucky (England) CDLR 815CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 15
Yeaah! (England) 14CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Tom Lincoln


Compilation & presentation © 2018, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 12/12/2018

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