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Reeves, Glenn

Born 1932 in Shamrock, Texas. Disc jockey and performer on WPDQ (Jacksonville, Fla.) in 1956. Died in 1999.

References:

  • Article and discography in issue 11 (1976) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Mar. 12
Bb c&w rev.
TNT (Texas) TNT-120 
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample I'm Johnny On The Spot — Glenn Reeves - Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#1)
Bullet TNT CD 00135 (#5)
    Non-pertinent Label shot The Blues Are Out Tonight — Glenn Reeves + Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#2)
Bullet TNT CD 00135 (#11)
1955/Aug. 27
Bb c&w rev.
TNT (Texas) TNT-129 
Auction history
No rating I Ain't Got Room To Rock — Glenn Reeves - Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#3)
Bullet TNT CD 00135 (#14)
    No rating Wasted Time, Wasted Tears — Glenn Reeves + Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#4)
Bullet TNT CD 00135 (#17)
1956/Jan. 7
Bb c&w rev.
Republic (Tenn.)  7121-F
(pressed by RCA)
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample That'll Be Love — Glenn Reeves F8OW-4794 Bullet Chief CD 1156521 (#24)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#5)
Bullet Greasy LP 010 (#5)
Bullet Greasy CD 010 (#5)
Bullet Orbit CD 5907 (#7)
Bullet White Label LP 2820 (#11)
    Non-pertinent Label shot The Last Time — Glenn Reeves F8OW-4796 Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#6)
1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Atco (N.Y.) 45-6080 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' Country Style — Glenn Reeves And His Rock-Billys A-2023 Bullet Bear Family CD 16721 (#5)
Bullet Bop CD 002 (#16)
Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#3)
Bullet Cruisin' LP 58344 (#17)
Bullet Doghouse CD 003 (#12)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#8)
Bullet Out Of Time LP 8011 (#5)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#10)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee — Glenn Reeves And His Rock-Billys A-2022 Bullet Bear Family CD 16721 (#21)
Bullet Chief CD 1156504 (#15)
Bullet Cruisin' LP 58344 (#8)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#7)
Bullet Out Of Time LP 8011 (#4)
1957/Nov. 04
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30481 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Tortured Heart — Glenn Reeves 101,918+ Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#17)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Precious Years — Glenn Reeves 101,915 Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#11)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#11)
1958/Mar. 10
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30589 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Betty Bounce — Glenn Reeves 104,297 Bullet Decca LP 4132 (#12)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#13)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#13)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Rock-A-Boogie Lou — Glenn Reeves 104,296+ Bullet Battle CD 300 (#12)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5707 (#11)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#12)
Bullet MCA LP 1758 (#10)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 3035 (#10)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#12)
Bullet MCA (Sweden) LP 9279 (#4)
1958/Nov. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30780 
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample Tarzan — Glenn Reeves 105,865 Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#16)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#69)
Bullet Flame CD 002 (#27)
Bullet Flame LP 003 (#17)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#16)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Born To Cry — Glenn Reeves 105,864 Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#15)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#15)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
Republic (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating That'll Be Love [alt. vers.] — Glenn Reeves   Bullet Cactus CD 5003 (#7)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#18)
 
 
Decca (N.Y.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Rock Around The World — Glenn Reeves   Bullet Big Tone CD 5707 (#20)
Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#14)
Bullet MCA LP 1758 (#20)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 3035 (#20)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#14)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating He Gotta Way — Glenn Reeves   Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#10)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#10)
    No rating Song sample Heartbreak Hotel — Glenn Reeves    
    No rating Woman Troubles — Glenn Reeves   Bullet Encore CD 2098 (#9)
Bullet MCA (France) LP 414 047 (#9)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978MCA (France) (France) 414 047LPStars Of The Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 18
1979MCA (England) (England) MCF 3035LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 4
1980Out Of Time (Belgium?) 8011LPRockin' The Bop, Vol. 1
1981Cruisin' (England) 58344LPRed Hot Rockabillies
MCA (Sweden) (Sweden) COPS 9279LPHappy Days Of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
1986MCA 1758LPDecca Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 4
1987Flame (England) 003LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3
1991White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2820LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 20
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156504CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 4
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156505CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 5
Flame (England) 002CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5707CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 3
1996Doghouse 003CDJive! Jive! Jive!, Vol. 1
1998Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156521CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 2
Decca DL 4132LPThe Lost Decca Recordings
1999Encore 2098CDRockin' Country Style / Glenn Reeves
2002Greasy (England) GR 010LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 10
2003Cactus (United States) CD 5003CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 4
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
year?Battle 300CDWhen Country Goes Boppin' And Jivin', Vol. 1
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16721CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 21 (Atlantic)
Bop BOP- 002CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 2
Orbit (United States) 5907CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 7
TNT TNT- 00135CD35 Explosive Boppin' Blasters


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Steve Holloway, Rob Karman, Steve Kelemen, Pasi Koskela, Bob Pinson, Uncle Gil, Steve Willis


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