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James, Roland

Real name Roland Janes. Born 1933 in Brookings, Ark.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 16 (1983) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/May 25
Bb pop rev.
Judd (Ala.) J1012 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Guitarville – (instr.) — Roland James P-6804 Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#1)
Bullet Canadian CD 4523 (#10)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Patriotic Guitar – (instr.) — Roland James P-6803 Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#2)
Unissued Tracks
1959
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Guitarville [alt. vers.] – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#5)
    No rating Little Bitty Pretty Girl – (instr.) — Roland Janes / Eddie Cash (Voc)   Bullet Charly CD 8318 (#16)
Bullet SAAR CD 41008 (#13)
    No rating Patriotic Guitar [alt. vers.] – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#6)
    No rating Roland's Groove – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#4)
    No rating Rolando [vers. 1] – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#3)
Bullet Charly CD 8302 (#14)
    No rating Rolando [vers. 2] – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#7)
    No rating Uncle Sam Rock – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Charly CD 8302 (#15)
1959-60
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Red Sails In The Sunset – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#8)
1961
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Sincerely Yours – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#10)
1961-64
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Impact – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#9)
    No rating It's No Sin – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#15)
    No rating My Kind Of People – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#12)
    No rating Roland Slidin' Home – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#11)
    No rating The Story Of My Downfall – (instr.) — Roland James   Bullet Bear Family LP 15340 (#13)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1990Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15340LPGuitarville / Roland Janes
1998Charly (England) CPCD 8302CD706 Union Instrumentals
Charly (England) CPCD 8318CDSun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
2000SAAR (Italy) 41008CDThe Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
year?Canadian 4523CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 23


Acknowledgments:  Lasse Olander


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