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Mack, Bill

Real name Bill Smith. Born 1932 in Shamrock, Texas. Disc jockey on KWFT (Wichita Falls, Texas) in 1956 and KDAV (Lubbock, Texas) in 1959.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.) 45-231 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Fat Woman — Bill Mack 2414 Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56004 (#23)
Bullet SD LP 820 (#10)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#6)
Bullet Wate-on LP 48.48.48 (#15)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Kitty Kat — Bill Mack 2412 Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#18)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#5)
Bullet SD LP 820 (#11)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#11)
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-252 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cat Just Got In Town — Bill Mack 2458 Bullet Ace CD 191 (#14)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#13)
Bullet Chief CD 1156509 (#7)
Bullet Club PR LP 004 (#2)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#2)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#35)
Bullet SD LP 820 (#9)
Bullet Sleazy CD 02 (#15)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#33)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#3)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Sweet Dreams Baby — Bill Mack 2457 Bullet Club LP 019 (#20)
1957/Feb. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-280 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's Saturday Night — Bill Mack 2513 Bullet Ace LP 44 (#14)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#14)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#7)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 14 (#21)
Bullet Pan American CD 56027 (#7)
Bullet Presto CD 7 (#1)
Bullet SD LP 820 (#12)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Label shot That's Why I Cry — Bill Mack 2512  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Gusto (United States) 5017XLPDixie Starday Rockabillys, Vol. 1
Gusto (United States) 5031XLPDixie Starday Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1982Ace (England) CH 44LPRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie
1985Cascade (England) DROP 1009LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 2
1986Ace (England) CH 191LPRockabilly Shakeout
1991Ace (England) CDCHD 311CDRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie ; The Best Of Ace Rockabilly
SD (Germany) 820LPRock It
Wate-on (England) BLUBBA 48.48.48LPFat! Fat! Fat!
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156509CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 9
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 933CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 3
1995Club PR (England) PRLP- 004LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 4
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Sleazy RAB 02CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 2
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56027CDDressin' Up
year?Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout
Club (England) 019LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 19
Lucky (England) CDLR 816CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 16
Mustang MUST 14CDSchool Of Rock 'N' Roll
Pan American (Switzerland) 56004CDTwo Timin' Woman
Presto Vol. 7CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 7
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 2440CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 5


Acknowledgments:  Andrew Brown, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Pasi Koskela, Bill Millar, Pascal Perrault, Michel Proost


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