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Rusty & Doug

Rusty Kershaw (born 1938 in Lake Arthur, La.) and Doug Kershaw (born 1936 in Tiel Ridge, La.). Regulars on the World's Original Jamboree (WWVA, Wheeling, W.Va.) in 1956. Rusty died in 2001.

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Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Feature (La.) 45-2003  No rating Label shot No, No, It's Not So — Rusty & Doug With String Band Accompaniment 45-522  
    No rating Label shot It's Better To Be A Has Been (Than Be A Never Was) — Rusty & Doug With String Band Accompaniment 45-521  
1955/July 2
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1027  No rating Label shot So Lovely, Baby — Rusty & Doug 45-F-77 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#3)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#22)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#6)
    No rating Label shot Why Cry For You — Rusty & Doug 45-F-81  
1955/Oct. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1036  No rating Label shot Look Around (Take A Look At Me) — Rusty & Doug 45-F-98 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#12)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#7)
    No rating Label shot Can I Be Dreaming — Rusty & Doug 45-F-99  
1956/Jan. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1042  No rating Label shot Honey, Honey — Rusty & Doug 45-F-80 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#26)
    No rating Label shot Let's Stay Together — Rusty & Doug 45-F-79 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#25)
1956/Apr. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1048  Non-pertinent Label shot Hey, You There — Rusty & Doug With Wiley Barkdull F-117 Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#19)
Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#16)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#16)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#19)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#19)
    No rating Label shot Your Crazy, Crazy Heart — Rusty & Doug 45-F-100  
1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1055  No rating Label shot Song sample I'll Understand — Rusty & Doug 45-F-115 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#20)
    No rating Label shot Mister Love — Rusty & Doug With Wiley Barkdull 45-F-114 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#14)
1957/May
(Bb est.)
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1063  No rating Label shot Going Down The Road — Rusty & Doug With Carolee 45-F-148 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#2)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#8)
    No rating Label shot You'll See — Rusty & Doug 45-F-149 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#17)
1957/Aug. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1068  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love Me To Pieces — Rusty & Doug 45-F-164 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#11)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#18)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Never Had The Blues — Rusty & Doug 45-F-163 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#19)
1957/Nov. 25
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1072  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dream Queen — Rusty & Doug 45-F-161 Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#35)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Take My Love — Rusty & Doug 45-F-162 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#33)
1958/Apr. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1077  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey Mae — Rusty & Doug 45-F-178 Bullet Coast To Coast CD 001 (#18)
Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#10)
Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#3)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#13)
Bullet Hop CD 999 (#4)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#29)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#10)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#10)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#15)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#17)
Bullet Tiger LP 101 (#17)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Why Don't You Love Me — Rusty & Doug 45-F-177  
1958/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1083  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Thing (Tell Me That You Love Me) — Rusty & Doug 45-F-175 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#5)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#22)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Hey Sheriff — Rusty & Doug 45-F-176 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#23)
Bullet Wendi LP 00009 (#1)
1958/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1091  No rating Label shot We'll Do It Anyway — Rusty And Doug With Wiley Barkdull 45-F-116 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#7)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#5)
    No rating Label shot It's Too Late — Rusty & Doug With Carolee 45-F-146 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#27)
1959/Mar. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1095  No rating Label shot Kaw-Liga — Rusty & Doug With Wiley Barkdull 45-F-212 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#9)
    No rating Label shot Never Love Again — Rusty & Doug 45-F-215 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#13)
1959/July 20
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1101  Borderline Label shot I Like You (Like This) — Rusty And Doug 45-F-216  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Dancing Shoes — Rusty And Doug With Wiley Barkdull 45-F-210  
1959/Nov. 23
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1110  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Oh Love — Rusty & Doug 45-F-217  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample The Love I Want — Rusty & Doug 45-F-211  
1961/Jan. 9
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1137  No rating Label shot Louisiana Man — Rusty & Doug 45-F-296 Bullet Ace CD 1050 (#20)
Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#1)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#1)
    No rating Label shot Make Me Realize — Rusty & Doug 45-F-299 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#6)
1961/July 24
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1151  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey Mae — Rusty & Doug 45-F-178  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Diggy Liggy Lo — Rusty & Doug 45-F-297 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#2)
1962/Feb. 17
Bb pop rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1163  No rating Label shot Cheated Too — Rusty & Doug 45-F-363 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#3)
    No rating Label shot So Lovely, Baby — Rusty & Doug 45-F-365  
1962/July 14
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1177  Borderline Label shot Song sample Sweet Sweet Girl To Me — Rusty & Doug 45-F-364 Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#24)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Cajun Joe (The Bully Of The Bayou) — Rusty & Doug 45-F-362 Bullet DJM LP 26080 (#9)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#4)
1964/Aug. 22
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-8415  No rating Label shot St. Louis Blues — Rusty & Doug RWKM-1185  
    No rating Label shot I Can't See Myself — Rusty & Doug PWKM-0387  
Live Performances
 
 
[radio performance]     No rating Heartbreak Hotel — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#13)
    No rating John Henry/Wildwood Flower — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#21)
Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#14)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Can I Be Dreaming [alt. vers.] — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#19)
    No rating I Understand — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#16)
Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#9)
    No rating I Wanna Wanna — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#9)
Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#5)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#11)
    No rating Kary-On-Boogie — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#5)
Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#1)
    No rating Let's Do It Anyway — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#17)
Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#10)
    No rating Let's Stay Together [alt. vers.] — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#1)
Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#1)
    No rating Nothing Matters Dear — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#8)
Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#4)
    No rating Please Make Up Your Mind — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#18)
Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#11)
    No rating So Lovely, Baby [alt. vers.] — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#10)
Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#7)
    No rating Stop Look And Listen — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#11)
Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#8)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#13)
    No rating What Will You Do — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#13)
Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#10)
    No rating You Ain't No Buddy Of Mine — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright CD 35 (#15)
Bullet Flyright LP 619 (#8)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating ( I'm Gonna Gonna Gonna) See My Baby — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#15)
    No rating I'm Gonna Leave Adieu — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#6)
Bullet Kangaroo CD 001 (#12)
    No rating Let's Get Married Tonight — Rusty & Doug   Bullet Flyright LP 571 (#12)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974DJM (England) DJB 26080LPLouisiana Man / Rusty & Doug Kershaw
1977DJM (England) 22069LPHillbilly Rock
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 00009LPVoo Doo Voo Doo
1981Flyright (England) FLY 571LPThe Legendary Jay Miller Sessions, Vol. 22 / Rusty & Doug Kershaw
1985Magnum Force (England) MFLP 034LPHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1991Magnum Force (England) CDMF 034CDHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1997Tiger 101LP18 Knock Out Tracks
2002Kangaroo (Australia) 001CDRusty & Doug Kershaw With Wiley Barkdull
2006Ace (England) CDCHD 1050CDGolden Age Of American Rock And Roll, Special Bubbling Under Edition
El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1011CDTennessee Rock'n Billy 1955
2008GVC 2016CDHonky Tonkin' Rhythm
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?Coast To Coast CCCD- 001CDCoast To Coast Rockabilly: 30 Original American Recordings
Fed (Sweden) 05CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 5
Flyright (England) FLY 35CDThe Legendary Jay Miller Sessions / Rusty & Doug With Wiley Barkdull
Flyright (England) FLY 619LPRusty And Doug And Wiley And Friends
Hop 999CDHillbilly Hop
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  Dominique Anglares, Dorwin Black, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Frank Curran, Udo Frank, Kent Heineman, Rob Karman, Pasi Koskela, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, M.G. Still, Matti Turunen, Uncle Gil, Joe Wajgel, Harrie v.d. Westerlo, eBay


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