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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
1953/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.)  8174  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Play My Boogie — Bill Mack IF-392 Bullet Bear Family CD 16102 (#3)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 468 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5708 (#3)
Bullet Chief CD 1156521 (#11)
Bullet Disky CD 885782 (#4)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83098 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#5)
Bullet Liberty CD 2998 2 (#25)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#63)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30101 (#3)
    No rating Memories And Tears — Bill Mack IF-389  
1956/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.) 45-231  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Fat Woman — Bill Mack 2414 Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#7)
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 Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#36)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#4)
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  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 Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#21)
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  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 Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#38)
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  
1957/Sept. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-313  No rating Label shot Song sample Cheatin' On Your Mind — Bill Mack 2604  
    No rating Label shot Million Miles Away — Bill Mack 2603  
1959/Jan. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-418  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Long, Long Train — Bill Mack 2859 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55152 (#7)
Bullet Classics CD 734 (#15)
Bullet Mustang CD 9 (#10)
Bullet Presto CD 10 (#51)
Bullet SD LP 820 (#13)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 933 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Still Be Here Tomorrow — Bill Mack 2860  
1959/Aug. 31
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-453  No rating Label shot Song sample Johnny's Gal Frankie — Bill Mack 2995  
    No rating Loneliest Fool In Town — Bill Mack    
1964/July 18
Bb c&w rev.
Shah (Texas) S-303  No rating Label shot Honky Tonk Band — Bill Mack 2  
    No rating Label shot Everything's Getting Bigger (But Our Love) — Bill Mack 1  
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     Non-pertinent Johnny's Gal Frankie — Bill Mack   Bullet Legend LP 004 (#14)
Bullet Legend LP 1004 (#14)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977United Artists (England) (England) UAS 30101LPImperial Rockabillies
1979Gusto (United States) 5017XLPDixie Starday Rockabillys, Vol. 1
Gusto (United States) 5031XLPDixie Starday Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1981EMI/Liberty (France) 2C 068- 83098LPImperial Rockabillies
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
1989Liberty (England) CDP 79 2998 2CDCat Talk
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
Legend (France) 004LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 3
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5708CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156509CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 9
Legend (France) 1004LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 3
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 933CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 3
1995Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 004LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 4
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16102CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 12
1998Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156521CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 2
1999Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885782CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 1
2000Beat Goes On (England) BGOCD 468CDImperial Rockabillies [And] Capitol Rockabilly Originals
2001Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55152CDChoo Choo Bop
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Sleazy RAB 02CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 2
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56027CDDressin' Up
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 734CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 2
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 145CDIt's Saturday Night!: Starday-Dixie Rockabilly 1955-1961
year?Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout
Club (Spain) 019LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 19
Lucky (England) CDLR 816CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 16
Mustang MUST 9CDReal Gone Daddy
Mustang MUST 14CDSchool Of Rock 'N' Roll
Pan American (Switzerland) 56004CDTwo Timin' Woman
Presto Vol. 7CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 7
Presto Vol. 10CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 10
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 2440CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 5


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


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