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Hess, Bennie

Born 1914 in Texas. Died in 1984.

References:

  • Discography in issue 23 (1980) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1947/May 10
Bb c&w rev.
Black & White (loc?)  10018  Non-pertinent You Just Won't Do — Bennie Hess   Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 2817 (#9)
    No rating Someday You'll Know — Bennie Hess    
1950 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Opera (Texas)  104  Non-pertinent Drink Drink Drink — Bennie Hess   Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 2810 (#2)
    No rating You Ain't Cheating On Me Now — Bennie Hess   Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#6)
1950 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Opera (Texas)  1013  No rating Bennie Hess Boogie — Bennie Hess And His Nation Playboys B Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#1)
    No rating My Love For You — Bennie Hess    
1951/Mar. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Opera (Texas)  1022  Non-pertinent I'm A One Woman Man — Bennie Hess   Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#27)
Bullet White Label LP 2810 (#14)
    No rating Lonesome For You — Bennie Hess    
1955/Dec. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Jet (Texas: Houston)  1926  No rating Label shot Country Style Boogie — Bennie Hess & His Nation Play Boys B  
    No rating Label shot Forever Gone — Bennie Hess & His Nation Play Boys A  
1957/Oct. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Pearl (Texas) 45-708-P Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teen Age Bop — Rocky Night Singing With His Night Cats B Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55060 (#25)
Bullet Collector CD 4544 (#25)
Bullet Dusty LP 100 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1054 (#11)
Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#22)
    No rating Label shot Gone Gone Blues — Rocky Night Singing With His Night Cats A  
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Pearl (Texas) 45-711-P No rating Label shot Song sample I'm So In Love With You — Bennie Hess With String Band B Bullet El Toro CD 1054 (#23)
Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#7)
    No rating Label shot Your Memory — Bennie Hess With Guitar A  
1958/Sept. 22
Bb c&w rev.
Major (Texas) MJ-1001  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Wild Hog Hop — Bennie Hess A Bullet Collectables CD 5535 (#2)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#9)
Bullet Crypt CD 12 (#20)
Bullet El Toro CD 1054 (#20)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#37)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6909 (#10)
Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#12)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#11)
Bullet RAR LP 155 [2] (#7)
Bullet RAR LP 155 (#7)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1007 (#13)
Bullet Spade CD 3013 (#15)
Bullet Spade CD 199955.8 (#15)
    No rating Label shot Now I'm Free — Bennie Hess B  
 
 
Tap (loc?) P-1016  No rating Label shot Song sample Tennessee Mama Blues — Bennie Hess Singing With Dobro Bass-Guitar A  
    No rating Label shot I Love You Yet — Bennie Hess Singing With Dobro Bass-Guitar B  
 
 
Tap (loc?)  1017  No rating Label shot Two Potatoes And One Oignon — Bennie Hess A Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#28)
    No rating Label shot Your Kind Ain't Hard To Get — Bennie Hess B Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#13)
 
 
Musicode (Texas)  5691/2 No rating Label shot Trucker's Blues — Bennie Hess   Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#28)
Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#29)
    No rating Label shot Tonight And Every Night — Bennie Hess    
 
 
Musicode (Texas)  5693  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Wild Hog Hop — Big Ben Hess A Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#26)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample You Called Me Honey — Big Ben Hess B Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#9)
 
 
Spade (Texas)  5693  No rating Wild Hog Hop — Bennie Hess    
    No rating You Called Me Honey — Bennie Hess   Bullet Spade CD 3013 (#16)
Bullet Spade CD 199955.8 (#16)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Collector (Netherlands) CL 1023LPGonna Rock And Roll Tonight
1981Rock & Country (Sweden) 1007LPSpade Rockabilly
1986RAR 155 [2]LPRock-A-Rolla A-Hillabilly Wing Ding Do?! (Sin Alley, Vol. 2)
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2810LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 10
1990White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2817LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 17
1994Spade SP 199955.8CDThe Best Of Spade Records
1995Collectables (United States) COL 5535CDSpade Records 1954-57
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55060CDRock
2006Hydra (Germany) BCK 27129CDWild Hog Hop / Bennie Hess
2007Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2873CDRough Stuff Boppin'
2009Flesh Den (England) 6909CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 9
2012El Toro ETCD 1054CDRoyce Porter And Friends
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
year?Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4544CDEarly Rockin' Gold
Crypt (United States) CR-CD-SIN 12CDSin Alley, Part One
Dusty (United States) LP 100LPHillbilly & Rockabilly Special, Vol. 1
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
RAR 155LPSin Alley
Spade CD- 3013CDThe Best of Spade Records


Acknowledgments:  Amazon.com, Andrew Brown, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Klaus Kettner, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, Rockabilly Record Guide


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