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Long, Shorty

Real name Emidio Vagnoni. Born 1923 in Reading, Pa. A regular on the National Barn Dance (WLS, Chicago, Ill.) and the Hayloft Hoedown (Philadelphia, Pa.). Died in 1969.

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Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1953/Nov. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Valley (Tenn.) V-108 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Got Nine Little Kisses — Shorty Long E3KW-6404 Bullet Club LP 003 (#5)
Bullet Collector CD 4524 (#27)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Who Said I Said That — Shorty Long E3KW-6405 Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 129 (#30)
1956/Mar. 31
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6472  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey, Doll Baby — Shorty Long With Marty Gold's Orchestra G2WW-2362 Bullet Pan American CD 56035 (#8)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Luscious — Shorty Long With Marty Gold's Orchestra G2WW-2361 Bullet Pan American CD 56028 (#5)
1956/June 30
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6572  No rating Label shot Vacation Rock — Shorty Long With Manny Albam And His Orchestra G2PW-4568  
    No rating Label shot Burnt Toast And Black Coffee — Shorty Long With Manny Albam And His Orchestra G2PW-4566  
1957/Apr. 6
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6873  Borderline Label shot Song sample You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry — Shorty Long H2WW-0835  
    Borderline Label shot I'd Crawl Back If I Could — Shorty Long H2WW-0836  
1958
RCA mx code
K-Son (Ala.) J8OW-7285/6
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Label shot Song sample Redstone John — Shorty Long J8OW-7285 Bullet White Label LP 8952 (#5)
    Borderline Label shot You're Tearing Me Up — Shorty Long J8OW-7286  
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample I Got It — Shorty Long   Bullet Collector CD 4460 (#13)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1990White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8952LPRare Rockers From Small 1950's Labels, Vol. 2
1993Club (Spain) 003LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 3
2000Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4460CDRockin' & Boppin' Billy In Philly
2005Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) 129CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1: The Old Guard
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56028CDYou're Killin' Me
Pan American (Switzerland) 56035CDA Good Lookin' Blonde
year?Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4524CDRock & Roll With Piano, Vol. 15


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Tom Neil, Michel Proost


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