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Rock-A-Tunes

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, group. Toured with Phil Humphrey during the 1960s as the new Fendermen.

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Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Rock-A-Tune (Alb.)  1010  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Woman Fever — The Rockatunes / Vocal, Butch McGillis 45-CT-25596 Bullet Bear Family CD 16289 (#6)
Bullet Collector CD 4426 (#19)
Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#12)
Bullet Rockin' Rarities LP 2007-5 (#4)
    No rating Label shot Danny — The Rockatunes / Vocal, Hank Smith & Butch McGillis 45-CT-25595 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#11)
 
 
Rock-A-Tune (Alb.)  1011  Cover shot Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey, Baby, Sugar — The Rockatunes / Vocal, Butch McGillis 45-CT-25780 Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55119 (#28)
Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#6)
Bullet Rockin' Rarities LP 2005-1 (#6)
    No rating Label shot You're The Only One — The Rockatunes / Vocal, Hank Smith & Butch McGillis 45-CT-25779 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#5)
1959/Mar.
mx series
Rock-A-Tune (Alb.)  1012  No rating Label shot Rock 'N' Roll Hep Cat — The Rock-A-Tunes / Vocal, Hank Smith 45-CT-25857 Bullet Collector CD 4496 (#9)
Bullet Red Flames CD 1000 (#2)
Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#8)
Bullet Rockin' Rarities LP 2005-4 (#5)
    No rating Label shot Love You So — The Rock-A-Tunes / Vocal, Hank Smith, Butch McGillis 45-CT-25856 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#7)
1959
mx series
Rock-A-Tune (Alb.)  1013  Cover shot Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're Some Kind Of Nice — The Rock-A-Tunes / Vocal, Butch McGillis With The Shamrocks 45-CT-25953 Bullet Bear Family CD 16289 (#29)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55037 (#27)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671123 (#12)
Bullet Enviken CD 102 (#15)
Bullet Lenox LP 104 (#1)
Bullet Luxel CD 7103 (#25)
Bullet Mustang CD 11 (#3)
Bullet Presto CD 9 (#35)
Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#4)
Bullet True Blue Rockabilly CD 001 (#6)
    No rating Label shot Maria — The Rock-A-Tunes / Vocal, Hank Smith With The Shamrocks 45-CT-25952 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#3)
1959 or later
(CHUM est.)
Columbia (Ont.) C4-2613  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tomorrow — Rock-A-Tunes Featuring Butch McGillis TZ-384 Bullet Canadian Collector LP 7001 (#15)
Bullet Classics CD 733 (#15)
Bullet Collector CD 4427 (#4)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55117 (#26)
Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#2)
    No rating Girls Nowadays — Rock-A-Tunes Featuring Hank Smith TZ-385 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#1)
1959 or later
(CHUM est.)
Columbia (Ont.) C4-2619  No rating Label shot Crazy Love — Rock-A-Tunes Featuring Hank Smith TZ-405 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#9)
    No rating Label shot Heartbeat — Rock-A-Tunes Featuring Butch McGillis TZ-406 Bullet Rock-A-Tune CD 1060 (#10)
Bullet Rockin' Rarities LP 2005-1 (#16)

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Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55037CDSugaree
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4426CDEarly Canadian Rockers, Vol. 1
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4427CDEarly Canadian Rockers, Vol. 2
1997Lenox (France) 104LPRock It, Vol. 4
1998Rock-A-Tune (Canada) BPR 1060CDHank Smith Presents The Original Rock-A-Tunes
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16289CDShakin' Up North: Canadian Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Enviken (Sweden) 102CDRock It, Vol. 2
2005Red Flames R.DCD- 1000CDRock & Roll Party, Vol. 1
Rockin' Rarities (France) R.R- 2005-1LPAction Packed!, Vol. 1: 16 Red Hot Rockin' Hits
Rockin' Rarities (France) R.R- 2005-4LPAction Packed!, Vol. 4: 16 Red Hot Rockin' Hits
2006Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4496CDRock 'N' Roll Hepcat
2007Rockin' Rarities (France) R.R- 2007-5LPAction Packed!, Vol. 5: 16 Red Hot Rockin' Hits
2008Canadian Collector 7001LPRock 'N' Roll In My Bed
2009Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55117CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 5
2010Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55119CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 7
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 733CDThe Elvis Sound
Emusic/Ling Music Group (United States) 12671123MPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
year?Luxel MAS 7103CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 3
Mustang MUST 11CDHurry Baby
Presto Vol. 9CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 9
True Blue Rockabilly TBR 001CDTrue Blue Rockabilly, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Marc Coulavin, Rick Craddock, Udo Frank, Gary Myers, eBay


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