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Kilgore, Merle

Born 1934 in Chickasha, Okla. A regular on the Louisiana Hayride (KWKH, Shreveport, La.).


Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.) X8300  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Everybody Needs A Little Lovin' — Merle Kilgore IF-716 Bullet Beat Goes On CD 468 (#7)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5708 (#7)
Bullet Demand LP 0055 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 885782 (#10)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83098 (#7)
Bullet Liberty CD 2998 2 (#30)
Bullet Luxel CD 7106 (#10)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 066 (#68)
Bullet One Day Music CD 138 (#11)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30101 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Funny Feelin' — Merle Kilgore IF-713 Bullet Demand LP 0055 (#8)
1956/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.) X5379  Borderline Label shot Song sample Please, Please, Please — Merle Kilgore IM-975  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Teenager's Holiday — Merle Kilgore IM-976  
1956/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.) X5409  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ernie — Merle Kilgore IM-1117 Bullet Big Tone CD 5708 (#22)
Bullet Demand LP 0055 (#4)
Bullet Disky CD 885932 (#15)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83097 (#6)
Bullet Emusic/Lost Gold MP 11163032 (#32)
Bullet Golden Stars CD 5374 (#46)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5698 (#32)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 066 (#42)
Bullet One Day Music CD 138 (#32)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30173 (#6)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 22 (#32)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Trying To Find (Someone Like You) — Merle Kilgore IM-1118  
1958/Dec. 8
Bb r&b rev.
Imperial (Calif.) X5555  Borderline Label shot Hang Doll — Merle Kilgore IM-974 Bullet Demand LP 0055 (#5)
Bullet Lesley CD 02 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Tom Dooley, Jr. — Merle Kilgore And The 4 B's IM-1821  
1959/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
D (Texas)  1042  Borderline Label shot Song sample I Take A Trip To The Moon — Merle Kilgore 1087  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample It'll Be My First Time — Merle Kilgore 1086  
1959/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.) X5584  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Start All Over Again — Merle Kilgore IM-1932 Bullet Lesley CD 02 (#20)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Ride Jesse Ride — Merle Kilgore IM-1933 Bullet Big Tone CD 5709 (#2)
Bullet Demand LP 0055 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 885962 (#5)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83097 (#16)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30173 (#16)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977United Artists (England) (England) UAS 30101LPImperial Rockabillies
1979United Artists (England) (England) UAS 30173LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1981EMI/Liberty (France) 2C 068- 83097LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
EMI/Liberty (France) 2C 068- 83098LPImperial Rockabillies
1989Liberty (England) CDP 79 2998 2CDCat Talk
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5708CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Big Tone (England) BT 5709CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1999Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885782CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 1
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885932CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 2
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885962CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 3
2000Beat Goes On (England) BGOCD 468CDImperial Rockabillies [And] Capitol Rockabilly Originals
2001Golden Stars GSS 5374CDRockin' Hepcat Rockabilly
Lost Gold (United States) LGR 5698CDOriginal Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 4
2011Not Now Music NOT3CD 066CDRoyal Rockabilly Flush
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 138CDEssential Rockabilly: The Imperial Story
year?Demand 0055LPCountry Rockers / Merle Kilgore
Emusic/Lost Gold (United States) 11163032MP32 Original Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 4
Lesley LESCD 02CDImperial Rock & Roll Party
Luxel MAS 7106CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 6
Yeaah! (England) 22CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Pasi Koskela, Gerd Miller, Lasse Olander, Joe Wajgel


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