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Poovey, Joe

Born 1941 in Dallas, Texas. Disc jockey on KMAE (McKinney, Texas) in 1958. A regular on the Big D Jamboree (KRLD, Dallas, Texas) in 1954-57. Died in 1998.

References:

  • Article and sessionography in issue 18 (1978) of New Kommotion.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 23 (1980) of New Kommotion.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 70 (1998) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Article in issue 243 (2003) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1958/Sept.
(SPD est.)
Dixie (package deal) 45-733 
(Starday PD series)
Pertinent Label shot Move Around — Joe Poovey And The Royal Dukes B Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#24)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#6)
Bullet Mustang CD 11 (#33)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#20)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#24)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#31)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Careful Baby — Joe Poovey And The Royal Dukes A Bullet Ace CD 708 (#5)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#3)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#4)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#6)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#4)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#4)
1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Dixie (Tenn.) 45-2018  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ten Long Fingers — Groove Joe Poovey 2923 Bullet Ace CD 704 (#23)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55045 (#23)
Bullet Charly CD 345 (#26)
Bullet Collector LP 1005 (#1)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#1)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#19)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#3)
Bullet Fed CD 07 (#1)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#7)
Bullet Key LP 1590 (#1)
Bullet Lucky CD 501 (#27)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#2)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#3)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Thrill Of Love — Groove Joe Poovey 2922 Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#7)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#7)
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Honolulu Rock-A-Roll-A — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#12)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#12)
    No rating Song sample Move Around [live vers.] — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70100 (#31)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#11)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#11)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3042 (#12)
Unissued Tracks
1956
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Nursery Rock — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#8)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#6)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#6)
    No rating Silence Baby — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#7)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#9)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#9)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample My Life's Ambition — Joe Poovey   Bullet Ace CD 708 (#4)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#6)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#5)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#6)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#5)
    Pertinent Song sample Sweet Louella — Joe Poovey   Bullet Ace CD 708 (#3)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#2)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#2)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#2)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#2)
Bullet Star-Club/Rollin' Rock LP 5000 (#7)
1958
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Move Around [alt. vers.] — Joe Poovey   Bullet Ace CD 708 (#6)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#4)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#27)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#1)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#8)
Bullet Key LP 1590 (#4)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 200 (#3)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#1)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Deep Ellum Blues — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#18)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#18)
    No rating Deep Ellum Rock — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#21)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#21)
    No rating From The Jungle To The Zoo — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#19)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#19)
    No rating Livin' Alone — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#13)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#13)
    No rating Ocean Of Diamonds — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#14)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#14)
    No rating Pride — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#15)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#15)
    No rating Ten Long Fingers [alt. vers.] — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#20)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#20)
    No rating Will The Circle Be Unbroken? — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#16)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#16)
    No rating You Are My Sunshine — Joe Poovey   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#17)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#30)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#17)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1970Collector (Netherlands) CL 1005LPTen Long Fingers
1979Gusto (United States) 5017XLPDixie Starday Rockabillys, Vol. 1
Gusto (United States) 5031XLPDixie Starday Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1980Star-Club/Rollin' Rock (Sweden) 5000LPRollin' Rock Got The Sock
1981Key 1590LPTen Long Fingers
1985Rollercoaster (England) 2008LPRoller Coaster Rockers, Vol. 1
1986Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-LP 2054LPYesterday And Today / Groovey Joe Poovey
1994Dixie (Netherlands) 2222CDGreat Dixie Rock And Roll
1996Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55045CDWild Man
1999Ace (England) CDCHD 704CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Dragon Street (United States) 70199CDGreatest Grooves / Groovey Joe Poovey
Rollercoaster (England) RCCD 200CDNow Dig This: A Whole Lotta Roller Coaster Rockers
Rollercoaster (England) 3037CDGreatest Grooves / Groovey Joe Poovey
Rollercoaster (England) 3042CDThe Big D Jamboree Live
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 708CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Dragon Street (United States) DCD 70100CDThe Big D Jamboree Live!
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
year?Charly (England) PBX CD 345CDRock The Joint
Fed (Norway) 07CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 7
Lucky (England) CDLR 501CDPianola Rock-Ola
Lucky (England) CDLR 816CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 16
Mustang MUST 11CDHurry Baby
Mustang MUST 16CDCat Music
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Mike Perkins, Joe Wajgel, Wolfgang Weissbrodt


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