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Rhythm Kings

Members at the time of Brooke 118 included Ed Elliot (lead guitar), Fred Rumfelt (lead vocal and bass), James Jones (harmony vocal and acoustic guitar), and Ray Hall (harmony vocal and steel guitar). Jerry Kerlee (later of The Royal Rhythms) joined the group in 1961.


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1960/June 27
Bb pop rev.
Brooke (N.C.) BR-118 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot Song sample Boppin' Guitar – (instr.) — The Rhythm Kings (Vocal: Fred Rumfelt, Jim Jones, Ray Hall) L8OW-1862 Bullet Collector CD 4442 (#20)
Bullet White Label LP 8961 (#13)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Billy Boy — The Rhythm Kings (Vocal: Fred Rumfelt, Jim Jones, Ray Hall) L8OW-1861 Bullet Chief CD 1156514 (#28)
Bullet Club PR LP 009 (#10)
Bullet White Label LP 8949 (#1)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8949LPMoonlight Rock
1991White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8961LPDusty But Rockin'
1994Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156514CDUltra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Vol. 4
1996Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 009LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 9
1998Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4442CDWild And Excellent Instro's


Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Fred Rumfelt


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