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Rock-A-Teens

Richmond, Va., group. Members included Vic Mizelle, Bobby "Boo" Walker, Billy Cook, Paul Dixon, Billy Smith, and Eddie Robinson.

References:

  • Feature article in issue 90 (2003) of Rockin' Fifties.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/Aug. 31
Bb pop rev.
Doran (Va.) #3515 
(pressed by RCA)
Auction history
No rating Label shot Song sample Woo-Hoo – (instr.) — Rock-A-Teens K8OW-7871 Bullet Emusic/JSP MP 11565500 (#3)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#34)
    No rating Label shot Untrue — Rock-A-Teens K8OW-7872  
1959/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4192 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Woo-Hoo – (instr.) — Rock-A-Teens 14277 Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 07 (#9)
Bullet MSIF CD 2002 (#9)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#48)
Bullet Pye LP 28245 (#4)
Bullet Rhino CD 70742 (#9)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#1)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#1)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6906 (#16)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6909 (#18)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#1)
    Borderline Label shot Untrue — Rock-A-Teens 14278 Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#13)
Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#13)
1959/Dec. 21
Bb pop rev.
Roulette (N.Y.) R-4217 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Doggone It Baby — The Rock-A-Teens 14625 Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/22 (#9)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/34 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#2)
Bullet Club LP 005 (#11)
Bullet Hollowbody CD 12002 (#16)
Bullet Pye LP 28245 (#5)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#2)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#2)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#20)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#2)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Twangy – (instr.) — The Rock-A-Teens 14624 Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#7)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#7)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#7)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#7)
Original LPs
1960
(BSN est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) R-25109  Cover shot
Woo-Hoo [mono]
Auction history
No rating Woo-Hoo — Rock-A-Teens    
    No rating Doggone It Baby — Rock-A-Teens    
    No rating I'm Not Afraid — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#3)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#3)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#3)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#3)
    No rating That's My Mama — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#4)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#4)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#4)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#24)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#4)
    Pertinent Song sample Dance To The Bop — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#5)
Bullet Greasy LP 001 (#8)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#5)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#5)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#21)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#5)
    No rating The Story Of A Woman — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#6)
Bullet Hollowbody CD 12002 (#9)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#6)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#6)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#22)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#6)
    No rating Twangy — Rock-A-Teens    
    Pertinent Song sample Janis Will Rock — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Bear Family CD 16724 (#13)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#8)
Bullet Emusic/JSP MP 11565500 (#18)
Bullet Hollowbody CD 12002 (#18)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#49)
Bullet NPR LP 7303 (#1)
Bullet Pye LP 28245 (#14)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#8)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#8)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#23)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#8)
    No rating Pagan – (instr.) — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#9)
Bullet Canadian CD 2307b (#14)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#9)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#9)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#9)
    Pertinent Song sample Lotta Boppin' — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#10)
Bullet Hollowbody CD 12002 (#17)
Bullet NPR LP 7304 (#12)
Bullet Pye LP 28245 (#15)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#10)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#10)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#25)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#10)
    No rating Oh, My Nerves — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#11)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#11)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#11)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#11)
    No rating I Was Born To Rock — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#12)
Bullet Roulette (Netherlands) LP 25109 (#12)
Bullet Roulette (Sweden) LP 25109 (#12)
Bullet Sequel CD 921 (#19)
Bullet [X?] LP 29571 (#12)
1960
(BSN est.)
Roulette (N.Y.) SR-25109 
Woo-Hoo [stereo]
Auction history
No rating Woo-Hoo [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#1)
    No rating Doggone It Baby [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#2)
    No rating I'm Not Afraid [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#3)
    No rating That's My Mama [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#4)
    No rating Dance To The Bop [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#5)
    No rating The Story Of A Woman [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#6)
    No rating Twangy [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#7)
    No rating Janis Will Rock [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#8)
    No rating Pagan [stereo vers.] – (instr.) — Rock-A-Teens    
    No rating Lotta Boppin' [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#10)
    No rating Oh, My Nerves [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#11)
    No rating I Was Born To Rock [stereo vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#12)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Offbeat — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#15)
Bullet Hollowbody CD 12002 (#10)
Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#15)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Dance To The Bop [alt. vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#19)
    No rating Song sample Doggone It Baby [alt. vers. 1] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Bear Family CD 16724 (#20)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#16)
Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#16)
    No rating Doggone It Baby [alt. vers. 2] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#20)
    No rating I Was Born To Rock [alt. vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#18)
    No rating Janis Will Rock [alt. vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#22)
    No rating Song sample Lotta Boppin' [alt. vers. 1] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Bear Family CD 16724 (#31)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#17)
Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#17)
    No rating Lotta Boppin' [alt. vers. 2] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#24)
    No rating Pagan [stereo vers.] – (instr.) — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#9)
    No rating The Story Of A Woman [alt. vers. 1] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Big Tone CD 5701 (#14)
Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#14)
    No rating The Story Of A Woman [alt. vers. 2] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#21)
    No rating That's My Mama [alt. vers.] — Rock-A-Teens   Bullet Lady Luck CD 7087 (#23)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974NPR (Germany) 7303LPArchive Series, Vol. 3
NPR (Germany) 7304LPArchive Series, Vol. 4
1977Roulette (Sweden) (Sweden) SR 25109LPWoo Hoo / The Rock-A-Teens
1978Pye (England) NSPL 28245LPRoulette Rock 'N' Roll Collection
Roulette (Netherlands) (Netherlands) SR 25109LPWoo Hoo / The Rock-A-Teens
1987[X?] X 29571LPWoo Hoo / The Rock-A-Teens
1991Rhino (United States) R2 70742CDRock This Town: Rockabilly Hits, Vol. 2
1992Hollowbody (United States) HC 12002CDRockin' In The Farmhouse: Original Rockabilly & Chicken Bop, Vol. 2
MSIF (Japan) 2002CDRoots Of Stray Cats, Vol. 2
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5701CDWoo-Hoo / The Rock-A-Teens
Club (England) 005LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 5
1995Greasy (England) GR 001LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1
1996Vladimir Twist VTR 6906LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 6
Vladimir Twist VTR 6909LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 9
1997Sequel (England) NEM 921CDLotta Boppin' (And Plenty Screamin' Too!): Roulette Rock & Roll, Vol.4
2001Lady Luck 7087CDWoo-Hoo / The Rock-A-Teens
2005Canadian (Canada) CAN- 2307bCDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 7
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16724CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 24 (Roulette)
2009B-Sharp (Germany) 6/22LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 17
Emusic/JSP (United States) 11565500MPVirginia Rocks!: The History of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth, CD B
JSP (England) 6201CDVirginia Rocks: The History Of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth
year?B-Sharp 6/34CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 9
Fed (Norway) 07CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 7
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Both Sides Now, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Dead Dog Records, Udo Frank, Brenna Hoover, Conway Kehoe, Kurt Krauter, Uncle Gil, Peter van Wilsem, Bjorn Witlox


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 11/18/2018

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