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James, Daniel

Real name Daniel J. Mechura. Born 1928 in Glen Flora, Texas. Died in 2003. Owner of the Allstar, Kool, Teen, and Nu-Star labels.


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/May 28
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-518  No rating Label shot Through The Barroom Door — Daniel James B  
    No rating Label shot Magic Wands And Wishing Wells — Daniel James A  
1957/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Allstar (Texas) #7163 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock Moon Rock — Daniel James H8OW-2019 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2069 (#13)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55052 (#27)
Bullet Chief CD 7700 (#2)
Bullet Club LP 012 (#6)
Bullet Flame CD 004 (#5)
Bullet Flame LP 006 (#14)
Bullet Pan American CD 56011 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 8924 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot A Perfect Love — Daniel James H8OW-2020  
1959/Apr. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Allstar (Texas)  7183  No rating Label shot Song sample I'm Gonna Move — Daniel James B Bullet Chief CD 7700 (#10)
Bullet Jim Jam LP 8997 (#11)
    No rating Label shot Two Different Worlds — Daniel James A  
1962/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Allstar (Texas)  7236-45 No rating Label shot I Keep Crying — Daniel James M-1541  
    No rating Label shot I Need An Angel — Daniel James M-1538  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1988Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2069LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 53
Flame (England) 006LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8924LPRock Moon Rock
1993Club (Spain) 012LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 12
Flame (England) CD 004CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 4
1995Jim Jam (Netherlands) 8997LPRebel Rockabilly Rock, Vol. 7
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55052CDRocket Ship
year?Chief (Netherlands) CD- 7700CDThe Best Of Allstar Records, Houston, TX
Pan American (Switzerland) 56011CDSugar Doll


Acknowledgments:  Jurgen Blazejewski, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Adam Komorowski, Gerd Miller


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