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Knight, Baker

Full name Thomas Baker Knight. Born 1933 in Birmingham, Ala. Died in 2005. The Knightmares included Shuler Brown (bass), A.D. Derby (keyboards), Bill Weinstein (drums), Glenn Lane (sax), and Nat Toderice (sax).

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Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/June
(est.)
Kit (Tenn.) K889/91 [45] No rating Bop Boogie To The Blues
Baker Knight
K 891  
    No rating Little Heart
Baker Knight
K 889  
1956/Aug.
BMI clear.
Kit (Tenn.) SO900/1 [45] Pertinent Bring My Cadillac Back
Baker Knight & The Knightmares
Label shot
SO 900 Bullet Blue/SPV CD BOOONQDC18 (#21)
    Non-pertinent I Cried
Baker Knight & The Knightmares
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SO 901  
1956/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30135  [45] Pertinent Bring My Cadillac Back
Baker Knight And The Knightmares
Label shot
(from 45)
100826 Bullet America CD 5001 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15733 (#24)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5716 (#20)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55093 (#22)
Bullet Cadillac LP 1958 (#8)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#5)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 147 (#5)
Bullet Fed CD 09 (#32)
Bullet Folkline CD 196 (#13)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 8507 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56014 (#9)
Bullet Presto CD [HR&C] (#46)
Bullet Presto CD 12 (#56)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#51)
Bullet Rhythm Bomb CD 5667 (#23)
    Non-pertinent I Cried
Baker Knight And The Knightmares
Label shot
(from 45)
100827+ Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#4)
1957/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30213  [45] No rating Reelin' And Rockin' (Bippin' And Boppin' Over You)
Baker Knight, Vocal, With Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Ray Ellis
Label shot
(from 45)
45-101330 Bullet America CD 5001 (#21)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#13)
    No rating When The Word Gets Around
Baker Knight, Vocal, With Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Ray Ellis
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45-101328+  
1957/June 17
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30306  [45] No rating Just A Little Bit More
Baker Knight, Vocal, With Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Ray Ellis
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101327 Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#12)
    No rating The Value Of Love
Baker Knight, Vocal, With Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Ray Ellis
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101329+ Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#17)
1957/Aug. 19
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30426  [45] Pertinent Love-A Love-A Love-A
Baker Knight & The Knightmares
Label shot
(from 45)
102992 Bullet America CD 5001 (#13)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#11)
    Non-pertinent High School Days
Baker Knight & The Knightmares
Label shot
(from 45)
102989+ Bullet America CD 5001 (#3)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#6)
1958/Oct. 13
Bb pop rev.
Jubilee (N.Y.)  5342  [45] No rating Ain't Nothin' But Love
Baker Knight / Musical Director, Renee Hall
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(from America CD 5001)
45-JB-11414 Bullet America CD 5001 (#7)
Bullet Classics CD 736 (#9)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#10)
Bullet Lesley CD 04 (#3)
    No rating My Heart Cries For You
Baker Knight / Musical Director, Renee Hall
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45-JB-11416 Bullet America CD 5001 (#28)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#9)
1959/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Jubilee (N.Y.)  5357  [45] No rating I Never Get To Kiss You Anymore
Baker Knight / Musical Director, Renee Hall
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(from America CD 5001)
45-JB-11413 Bullet America CD 5001 (#20)
Bullet Lesley CD 04 (#17)
    No rating Wishing
Baker Knight / Musical Director, Renee Hall
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(from America CD 5001)
45-JB-11415 Bullet America CD 5001 (#6)
1959/July 20
Bb pop rev.
Coral (N.Y.) 9-62132  [45] Pertinent Just Relax
Baker Knight
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15971)
107,163 Bullet America CD 5001 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15971 (#11)
Bullet Bop CD 004 (#28)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#1)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 8507 (#12)
Bullet Tiger LP 101 (#14)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 513 (#14)
    No rating Takin' A Chance
Baker Knight
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107,164+ Bullet America CD 5001 (#1)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#3)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 510 (#17)
1959/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Coral (N.Y.) 9-62160  [45] No rating Pretty Little Girl
Baker Knight
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108,344+ Bullet America CD 5001 (#14)
Bullet Star-Shine CD 101 (#13)
    No rating Tag Along Blues
Baker Knight
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108,343 Bullet America CD 5001 (#24)
1960/Dec. 26
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7814  [45] No rating I Can Tell
Baker Knight With Orchestra Accompaniment
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L2PW-3311 Bullet America CD 5001 (#18)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#14)
    No rating The Beginning Of The End
Baker Knight With Orchestra Accompaniment
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L2PW-3314 Bullet America CD 5001 (#11)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#18)
1961/June
(Bb est.)
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7892  [45] No rating Dum Dum Diddley Dum
Baker Knight / Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Rene Hall
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M2PW-0144 Bullet America CD 5001 (#8)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#2)
    No rating Anytime At All
Baker Knight / Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Rene Hall
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M2PW-0145  
1962/Jan.
BMI clear.
Kit (Tenn.)  102  [45] No rating Whose Little Baby Are You
Baker Knight
   
    No rating Bring It On Home
Baker Knight
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104 Bullet Folkline CD 424 (#8)
1962/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Checker (Ill.)  1023  [45] No rating Hungry For Love
Baker Knight
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U-11799 Bullet America CD 5001 (#26)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#51)
Bullet Greasy LP 012 (#10)
Bullet Greasy CD 012 (#10)
    No rating House Next Door
Baker Knight
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(from America CD 5001)
U-11798 Bullet America CD 5001 (#16)
1963/Aug. 24
Bb pop rev.
Everest (Calif.)  2033  [45] No rating Big City Girls
Baker Knight
Label shot
(from America CD 5001)
LA 318 Bullet America CD 5001 (#10)
    No rating Look In The Mirror
Baker Knight
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(from America CD 5001)
LA 319 Bullet America CD 5001 (#19)
1964/Feb. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Challenge (Calif.)  59231  [45] No rating Surrender To Me
Baker Knight
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45-1008 Bullet America CD 5001 (#5)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#16)
    No rating When Somebody Mentions Your Name
Baker Knight
Label shot
(from America CD 5001)
45-1009 Bullet America CD 5001 (#12)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#8)
1964/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Challenge (Calif.)  59260  [45] No rating Apple Dandy
Baker Knight
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(from America CD 5001)
45-1122 Bullet America CD 5001 (#25)
Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#7)
    No rating Good Evening Mr. Heartache
Baker Knight
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45-1096 Bullet Eagle LP 309013 (#15)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980MCA (England) (England) CDL 8507LPRare Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1
1981Cadillac (Germany) 1958LPBoppin' Cadillac
1992Eagle (Germany) 309013LPHigh School Days / Baker Knight
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5716CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 4
1994Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15733CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 6
1997Tiger 101LP18 Knock Out Tracks
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55093CDRockin' Cadillac
2001Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15971CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 9
2006Greasy (England) GR 012LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 12
Yeaah! 513CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 13
2007Blue/SPV BOOONQDC18CDChampion Records Story, Vol. 2
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2008Rhythm Bomb (England) RBR 5667CDHot Rod Classics
2012Classics (Sweden) 736CDTeen Rockin' Party, Vol. 6
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 147CDCadillac Cuties And Hot Rod Heroes
year?America # 5001CDThe Baker Knight Story (Singer/Songwriter)
Big Tone (England) BTCD 6007CDChess Rhythm 'N' Bop
Bop BOP- 004CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 4
Fed (Sweden) 09CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 9
Folkline (England) 274- 196CDHardcore Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Folkline (England) 274- 424CDHod-Rod Rockabilly
Lesley JGCD 04CDJay-Gee Rock & Roll Party, Vol. 4
Pan American (Switzerland) 56014CDHey Girl
Presto [HR&C]CDHot Rods & Cadillacs
Presto Vol. 12CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 12
Star-Shine (United States) 101CDTeen Rocket Ride
Yeaah! CD 510CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 10


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Carmy1960@aol.com, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, UDo Frank, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Rockabilly Ranch, Mike Smyth, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, Peter van Wilsem, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers


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