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LaRue, Roger

Born 1939 in Fall River, Mass. Members of The 3 Pals included Roger 'Roc' LaRue, Billy Nedar, Gene LaMond (later replaced by Gabe Brenard), and Ted Allen.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 89 (2003) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 108 (2006) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Rama (N.Y.) RR-226 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby Take Me Back — Roc LaRue With The Three Pals 12095 Bullet Bear Family CD 16724 (#6)
Bullet Bop CD 007 (#15)
Bullet Bop CD 008 (#15)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55157 (#24)
Bullet Cat CD 1036 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#20)
Bullet Hollowbody CD 12002 (#3)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#32)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#29)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#50)
Bullet Pye LP 28245 (#10)
Bullet Remember LP 82001 (#4)
Bullet Roc CD 2003-01 (#9)
Bullet Sequel CD 619 (#14)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#63)
Bullet Tiger LP 101 (#5)
Bullet Westside CD 215 (#52)
    No rating Label shot I'm Not Ashamed — Roc LaRue With The Three Pals 12094 Bullet Roc CD 2003-01 (#3)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#14)
1957/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Rama (N.Y.) RR-226 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Baby Take Me Back — Roc LaRue With The Three Pals 12095  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teenage Blues — Roc LaRue With The Three Pals 12155 Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55115 (#9)
Bullet Lesley CD 4 (#5)
Bullet Roc CD 2003-01 (#11)
1958/Dec. or later
(Bb est.)
Holland (N.Y.) H-7421 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine — Roger LaRue And His Pals P-632 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55074 (#32)
Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#28)
Bullet Fifty-Eight LP 101 (#9)
Bullet Lucky CD 812 (#18)
Bullet Roc CD 2003-01 (#13)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample If I Were In Your Shoes — Roger LaRue And His Pals P-633 Bullet Roc CD 2003-01 (#17)
 
 
Subtown (Conn.) SBTN-703 
Auction history
No rating Don't Turn Around — Connecticut Rebels / Vocal, Rocky LaRue A  
    No rating Right Or Wrong — Dottie Light    

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978Pye (England) NSPL 28245LPRoulette Rock 'N' Roll Collection
1980Fifty-Eight 101LPRock 'N' Roll For Collectors, Vol. 1
1982Remember 82001LPRock 'N Roll Remember, Vol. 1
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156505CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 5
Hollowbody (United States) HC 12002CDRockin' In The Farmhouse: Original Rockabilly & Chicken Bop, Vol. 2
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1036CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 4
Sequel (England) 619CDRoulette Rock And Roll Collection
1997Lucky (England) CDLR 812CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 12
Sequel (England) NEM 921CDLotta Boppin' (And Plenty Screamin' Too!): Roulette Rock & Roll, Vol.4
Tiger 101LP18 Knock Out Tracks
1998Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55074CDI Dreamed I Was Elvis
1999Westside (England) 215CDThe Rama Label Story
2003Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55157CDTrading Kisses
Roc (United States) 2003-01CDOne More Time / Roc LaRue
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16724CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 24 (Roulette)
Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55115CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 3
2008Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
year?Bop BOP- 007CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 7
Bop BOP- 008CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 8
Fed (Norway) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Lesley LESCD 4CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 3
Lucky (England) CDLR 816CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 16
Mustang MUST 16CDCat Music
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  Michel Coste, Marc Coulavin, Frank Dickson, Simon Evans, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Roger LaRue, Roger Larue, Gerd Miller, Lasse Olander, Laurent Petit, Rockin' Fifties, Ake Roos, Peter van Wilsem


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