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Rhodes, Slim

Real name Ethmer Cletus Rhodes. Born 1913 in Pocahontas, Ark. A performer on WMCT (Memphis, Tenn.) and KATV (Pine Bluff, Ark.) in 1955. Died in 1966.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Apr. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  216  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Uncertain Love — Slim Rhodes / Vocal, Dusty & Dot U-145 Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#5)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#2)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Don't Believe — Slim Rhodes / Vocal, Brad Suggs U-144 Bullet Charly CD 713 (#21)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#5)
1955/Oct. 22
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  225  No rating Label shot Are You Ashamed Of Me? — Slim Rhodes / Vocal, Brad Suggs U-159 Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#8)
    No rating Label shot The House Of Sin — Slim Rhodes / Vocal, Dot, Dusty & Brad U-158 Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#7)
1956/Apr. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  238  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Gonna Romp And Stomp — Slim Rhodes / Vocal, Dusty & Dot U-188 Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 023 (#11)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 15101 (#11)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#16)
Bullet Charly CD 16 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#4)
Bullet Charly LP 30123 (#11)
Bullet Charly CD 90001 (#15)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#52)
Bullet Disky CD 5202 (#52)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#4)
Bullet J!mco CD 89193 (#19)
Bullet One Day Music CD 141 (#15)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#75)
Bullet SSS LP 224 (#1)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 507 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 025 (#11)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Bad Girl — Slim Rhodes / Vocal, Brad Suggs U-189 Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#9)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#45)
1957/Jan. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  256  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Do What I Do — Slim Rhodes Featuring Sandy Brooks U-217 Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#19)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55180 (#10)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#16)
Bullet Disky CD 5202 (#16)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#1)
Bullet Lucky CD 813 (#26)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#20)
Bullet Pan American CD 56006 (#3)
Bullet Presto CD 8 (#24)
Bullet Rounder LP 37 (#13)
Bullet Rounder CD 37 (#13)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#27)
Bullet Sun 10 805 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1024 (#11)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 376 (#2)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Take And Give — Slim Rhodes Featuring Sandy Brooks U-216 Bullet AVI CD 5004 (#20)
Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#1)
Bullet Charly LP 30128 (#12)
Bullet Club LP 014 (#20)
Bullet Disky CD 5201 (#41)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#65)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#6)
Bullet Sun 10 802 (#11)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1024 (#9)
Original LPs
 
 
Cotton Town Jubilee (Ark.)  LP cut  No rating Anybody But Me — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#12)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#3)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#3)
    No rating Black Mountain Rag — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#11)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#11)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#2)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#2)
    No rating I Don't Love Nobody — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Cowboy Carl LP 103 (#20)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#16)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#6)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#6)
    No rating Just A Closer Walk With Thee — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#19)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#9)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#9)
    No rating Little Shirt That Mama Made For Me — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#18)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#8)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#8)
    No rating Mary Ann — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#14)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#5)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#5)
    No rating Slim's Boogie [vers. 1] — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#10)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#1)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#1)
    No rating Take Me Back To Memphis — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#20)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#10)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#10)
    No rating Uncertain Love [alt. vers.] — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#4)
    No rating Watching My World Fall Apart — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#17)
Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#7)
Bullet Rundell LP 012 (#7)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Do What I Do [alt. vers.] — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Bear Family CD 16405 (#7)
Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#4)
    Pertinent Song sample Take And Give [alt. vers.] — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Bear Family CD 16405 (#19)
Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#5)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Uncertain Love [alt. vers.] — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Rundell CD 1 (#4)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Slim's Boogie [vers. 2] — Slim Rhodes   Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270132 (#21)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973SSS (Netherlands) HJS 224LPRocking & Stomping
Sun (England) (England) 6467 025LPSun Rockabillys: Put Your Cat Clothes On
1976Bopcat (Netherlands) 400LPGoin' Back To Memphis
Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 376LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 2 - Shot Gun Boogie
1977Charly (England) CR 30123LPThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Charly (England) CR 30128LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 13: Rockabilly Sundown
1979Cowboy Carl (United States) CCLP 103LPMemphis Country
1982Sun (England) (England) CFM 50710Tennessee Stomp
1985Sun (England) (England) SUN 1024LPHot Southern Boppers
1986Charly (England) 16CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly
1988Sun (England) (England) 6CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 2
1990Charly (England) FRE 90001CDSlippin' 'N' Slidin'
Rounder (United States) SS 37LPSun Rockabilly
1991Rundell (Germany) 012LPThe Cotton Town Jubilee Recordings / Slim Rhodes & Sonny Williams
1994Club (Spain) 014LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 14
J!mco (Japan) JICK 89193CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Sun LP- 80210Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
1995AVI (United States) CD 5004CDRock Baby Rock It: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1996Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CPCD 8181CDSun Hillbilly
1997Gee Dee Music (Germany) 270132CDGonna Romp And Stomp / Slim Rhodes
Rundell (Germany) RUN 1CDSlim Rhodes & Sonny Williams : Cotton Town Jubilee Recording
Vladimir Twist VTR 6911LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 11
2000Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16405CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 17 (Sun)
2001Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 344CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story, Vol. 2
2002Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2006Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55180CDSet Me Free
2007Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 375CDRed Hot Rockabilly
2011One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 141CDEssential Rockabilly: The Sun Story
year?Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 023LPSun Rockabillies: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Bellaphon (Germany) BI 15101LPSun Rockabillys: Put Your Cat Clothes On
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5201CDUltimate Sun Country Collection
Disky DCD 5202CDUlitmate Sun Rockabilly Collection
Lucky (England) CDLR 813CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 13
Pan American (Switzerland) 56006CDI Need A Man
Presto Vol. 8CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 8
Sun LP- 80510Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Bernd Hermoneit, Rockabilly Ranch


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