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Richardson, Jape

Real name Jiles Perry Richardson. Born 1930 in Sabine Pass, Texas. Disc jockey and performer on KTRM (Beaumont, Texas) in 1959. Died in 1959.

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Artist image
Source: Bjorn Witlox

Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Nov. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71219x45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy Blues — Jape Richardson And The Japetts YW15028 Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#14)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6000 (#3)
Bullet Club PR LP 010 (#20)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#23)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#68)
Bullet Mercury (England) LP 6463 084 (#13)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#7)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56001 (#14)
Bullet Philips LP 6336 257 (#14)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#6)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#6)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#9)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#2)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Beggar To A King — Jape Richardson And The Japetts YW15027 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#24)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#5)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#5)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#8)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#5)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#9)
1958/May 12
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71312X45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Monkey Song (You Made A Monkey Out Of Me) — Jape Richardson With The Echoes YW16343 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#12)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#8)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#11)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#11)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#10)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#8)
Bullet Teenage Moon LP 476 (#9)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample A Teen-Age Moon (In A Rock And Roll World) — Jape Richardson With The Echoes YW16344 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#13)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#19)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#17)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#9)
Bullet Teenage Moon LP 476 (#1)
1958/June
(est.)
D (Texas) 45-1008  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Chantilly Lace — The Big Bopper 1017  
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Purple People Eater Meets Witch Doctor — The Big Bopper 1016  
1958/July 7
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71343X45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Chantilly Lace — The Big Bopper YW17625 Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#1)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#4)
Bullet Imperial House LP 3590 (#8)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#11)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#1)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#1)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#1)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#1)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#1)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#1)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#1)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#8)
Bullet [label?] CD 553 868 (#9)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Purple People Eater Meets Witch Doctor — The Big Bopper YW17624 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#5)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#12)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#18)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#5)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#3)
1958/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71375X45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Red Riding Hood — The Big Bopper YW18021 Bullet Big Tone CD 6000 (#21)
Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#3)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#18)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#7)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#8)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#6)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#3)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#3)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#3)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#4)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Bopper's Wedding — The Big Bopper YW18022 Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#5)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#19)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#6)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#7)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#5)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#5)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#2)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#2)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#2)
1959/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71416X45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Walking Through My Dreams — The Big Bopper YW17855 Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#4)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#4)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#3)
Bullet Pan American CD 56017 (#4)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#4)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#4)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#11)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#7)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Someone Watching Over You — The Big Bopper YW12079 Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#4)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#5)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#5)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#4)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#14)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#14)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#16)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#11)
1959/Apr. 27
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71451X45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's The Truth Ruth — The Big Bopper YW17854 Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#7)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#9)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#10)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#9)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#7)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#12)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#12)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#7)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#6)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample That's What I'm Talking About — The Big Bopper YW17856 Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#9)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#9)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#13)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#4)
1959/July 6
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71482X45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink Petticoats — The Big Bopper YW18023 Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#2)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#2)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#2)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#2)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#2)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#10)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#10)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#6)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Clock — The Big Bopper YW12077 Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#9)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#3)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#3)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#9)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#17)
Original LPs
1959/Mar. 2
Bb Aud.
Mercury (Ill.) MG-20402  Cover shot
Chantilly Lace [mono]
No rating Label shot Chantilly Lace — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Song sample Pink Petticoats — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Song sample The Clock — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Song sample Walking Through My Dreams — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Song sample Someone Watching Over You — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Old Maid — The Big Bopper   Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#6)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#6)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#4)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#6)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#15)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#14)
    No rating Label shot Big Bopper's Wedding — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Little Red Riding Hood — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Song sample Preacher And The Bear — The Big Bopper   Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#8)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#8)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#9)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#11)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#8)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#13)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#13)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#12)
    No rating Song sample It's The Truth Ruth — The Big Bopper    
    No rating Song sample White Lightning — The Big Bopper   Bullet Contour LP 6870531 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#29)
Bullet Mercury LP 832 902 (#10)
Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#11)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#10)
Bullet Pickwick LP 3365 (#10)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#7)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#7)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#3)
    No rating Strange Kisses — The Big Bopper   Bullet Mercury LP 20402 (#12)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#16)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#15)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Boogie Woogie — Jape Richardson   Bullet Star LP 1020 (#1)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Bopper's Boogie Woogie — Jape Richardson   Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#8)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#8)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1971Contour (England) 6870531LPChantilly Lace / The Big Bopper
1974Tommy T.O.M. 536LPWe Still Remember: Rare Recordings, Vol. 1
1975Philips (England) 6336 257LPMercury Rockabillies
1976Teenage Moon (United States?) THZ 476LPTeenage Moon
1980Mercury (Germany) (Germany) 6463 057LPChantilly Lace / The Big Bopper
1981Mercury (England) (England) 6463 084LPMercury Rockabillies
1982Imperial House (United States) WU- 3590LPRockabilly
Mercury MG 20402LPChantilly Lace / The Big Bopper
1984Star 1020LPOh Baby That's What I Like / The Big Bopper
1988Mercury 832 902LPChantilly Lace / The Big Bopper
1989Rhino (United States) R1 70164LPHellooo Baby!: The Best Of The Big Bopper, 1954-1959
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5704CDMercury Rockabillies [And] Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
1996Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 010LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 10
1997[label?] 553 868CDAnd The Train Kept A'Rollin'
2000Spectrum 554 906CDThe Best Of The Big Bopper
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56017CDLove Charms
2009El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1021CDWinter Dance Party 50th Anniversary
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
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 147CDEssential Rockabilly: The Mercury Story
year?Big Tone (England) BTCD 6000CDMercury Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1
MCA MCD 32338CDThe Real Buddy Holly Story
Pan American (Switzerland) 56001CDMy Lovin' Baby
Pickwick 3365LPChantilly Lace / The Big Bopper


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Kurt Krauter, Lasse Olander, Mike Perkins, Bob Pinson, Rock & Roll Perf. Mag., Peter Staehli, Don Stilton, Adriaan Sturm, Uncle Gil, Gilles Vignal, Joe Wajgel, BjornWitlox, eBay


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