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Sands, Tommy

Born 1937 in Chicago, Ill.

References:

  • Unofficial website
  • Article in issue 96 (1991) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 95 (1991) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Feb. 9
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3639  Borderline Label shot Teen-Age Crush — Tommy Sands 45-16413 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#23)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#6)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#13)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#1)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#1)
    No rating Label shot Hep Dee Hootie (Cutie Wootie) — Tommy Sands 45-16414 Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#11)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#8)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#18)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#12)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#9)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#13)
1957/Mar. 30
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3690  Borderline Label shot Ring-A-Ding-A-Ding — Tommy Sands 45-16678 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#9)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#15)
Bullet Pan American CD 56027 (#23)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#2)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#8)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#3)
    Non-pertinent Label shot My Love Song — Tommy Sands 45-16677 Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#14)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#3)
1957/May 6
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3723  Pertinent Label shot Ring My Phone — Tommy Sands 45-16754 Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#11)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#9)
Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#55)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#19)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#5)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#5)
    Borderline Label shot Goin' Steady — Tommy Sands 45-16733 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#26)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#8)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#1)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#4)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#4)
1957/June 3
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3743  No rating Label shot Fantastically Foolish — Tommy Sands 45-16866  
    No rating Let Me Be Loved — Tommy Sands 45-16865 Bullet Raven CD 193 (#26)
 
 
Capitol (Calif.) EAP1-848  Cover shot
Steady Date With Tommy Sands, Part 1 [mono]
Borderline Goin' Steady — Tommy Sands    
    Non-pertinent Teach Me Tonight — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Gonna Get A Girl — Tommy Sands   Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#13)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#7)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#23)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#22)
    Non-pertinent Somewhere Along The Way — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#11)
 
 
Capitol (Calif.) EAP2-848  Cover shot
Steady Date With Tommy Sands, Part 2 [mono]
Non-pertinent Walkin' My Baby Back Home — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#12)
    Borderline Too Young To Go Steady — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#8)
    Non-pertinent ' A' You're Adorable — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Graduation Day — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#5)
 
 
Capitol (Calif.) EAP3-848 
Steady Date With Tommy Sands, Part 3 [mono]
Pertinent Ring My Phone — Tommy Sands    
    Non-pertinent I Don't Care Who Knows It — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#10)
    Non-pertinent I Don't Know Why (I Just Do) — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#2)
    Borderline Too Young — Tommy Sands   Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#3)
 
 
Capitol (Calif.) EAP1-851  Cover shot
Teen-Age Crush [mono]
No rating Label shot Teen-Age Crush — Tommy Sands F1-851  
    No rating Ring-A-Ding-A-Ding — Tommy Sands F1-851  
    No rating Hep Dee Hootie (Cutie Wootie) — Tommy Sands    
    No rating My Love Song — Tommy Sands    
1957/Sept. 23
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3810  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Man, Like Wow! — Tommy Sands With Bob Bains' Music 45-17417 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#4)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#7)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#7)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#7)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#20)
Bullet Pan American CD 56041 (#15)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#13)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#4)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#18)
    Borderline Label shot A Swingin' Romance — Tommy Sands With Bob Bains' Music 45-17416  
1957/Dec. 30
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3867  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy, 'Cause I Love You — Tommy Sands With Bob Bains' Music 45-17834 Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#7)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#15)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#11)
    Borderline Label shot Sing Boy Sing — Tommy Sands With Bob Bains' Music 45-17833 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#22)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#1)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#16)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#6)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#6)
 
 
Capitol (Calif.)  2-929  Cover shot
Sing Boy Sing [mono]
No rating Label shot Soda-Pop Pop — Tommy Sands / Orchestra Conducted By Lionel Newman With Vocal Group F5-929 Bullet Alley Music CD 002 (#26)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#21)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#16)
Bullet Tops LP 1510 (#15)
    No rating Would I Love You — Tommy Sands / Orchestra Conducted By Lionel Newman With Vocal Group F5-929  
    No rating Label shot A Bundle Of Dreams — Tommy Sands / Orchestra Conducted By Lionel Newman With Vocal Group F2-929 Bullet Raven CD 193 (#17)
    No rating Just A Little BitMore — Tommy Sands / Orchestra Conducted By Lionel Newman With Vocal Group F2-929  
1958/Apr. 7
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3953  Borderline Hawaiian Rock — Tommy Sands 45-22001 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#28)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#9)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#21)
Bullet Island CD 145105 (#13)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#17)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#2)
    No rating Teen-Age Doll — Tommy Sands 45-22042 Bullet Raven CD 193 (#7)
1958/June 2
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F3985  Cover shot Pertinent Label shot Big Date — Tommy Sands With Bob Bains' Music 45-18891 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#20)
    No rating Label shot After The Senior Prom — Tommy Sands With Bob Bains' Music 45-18878  
1958/Aug. 18
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F4036  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Ribbon Baby — Tommy Sands And The Raiders 45-19636 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#3)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#4)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#2)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#4)
Bullet Capitol (France) CD 99879 2 (#23)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#4)
Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#17)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#22)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#8)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#1)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#7)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Love You Because — Tommy Sands And The Raiders 45-19637 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#8)
1958/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F4082  Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Worryin' Kind — Tommy Sands 45-30011 Bullet Alley Music CD 002 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15624 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#1)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#1)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6004 (#16)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#5)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#1)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 885702 (#9)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 113 (#56)
Bullet Fed CD 08 (#6)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 048 (#2)
Bullet NPR LP 7303 (#13)
Bullet One Day Music CD 142 (#17)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#9)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#5)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#10)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#15)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bigger Than Texas — Tommy Sands 45-30101 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#27)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#4)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 85345/6 (#9)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#27)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#10)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#18)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#9)
1959/Mar. 9
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F4160  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Is It Ever Gonna Happen — Tommy Sands With The Sharks 45-30920 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#25)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#5)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#5)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#5)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#26)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#25)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 104 (#2)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#2)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#16)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Ain't Gittin' Rid Of You — Tommy Sands With The Sharks 45-30921 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#6)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#6)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#6)
Bullet Capitol (France) CD 99879 2 (#12)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#6)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#24)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 104 (#1)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#3)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#17)
1959/June 8
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F4231  No rating Sinner Man — Tommy Sands   Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#10)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#27)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#12)
    No rating Label shot Bring Me Your Love — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Nelson Riddle 45-31735  
1959/Aug. 24
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.) F4259  Cover shot Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Be Seeing You — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Nelson Riddle 45-30757 Bullet Collectables CD 5869 (#18)
    No rating Label shot That's The Way I Am — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Nelson Riddle 45-31736  
1959/Nov. 9
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  4316  No rating Label shot You Hold The Future — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Nelson Riddle 45-32451  
    No rating Label shot I Gotta Have You — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Nelson Riddle 45-32452  
1960/Mar. 21
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  4366  No rating Label shot That's Love — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Nelson Riddle 45-33280  
    No rating Crossroads — Tommy Sands 45-33281  
1960/July 18
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  4405  No rating Label shot The Old Oaken Bucket — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Jimmie Haskell 45-33879 Bullet Brunswick LP 001 (#12)
Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#3)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#11)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#8)
    No rating Label shot These Are The Things You Are — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Jimmie Haskell 45-33877  
1960/Nov. 7
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  4470  No rating Label shot Doctor Heartache — Tommy Sands With Orchestra Conducted By Jimmie Haskell 45-34601 Bullet Raven CD 193 (#33)
Bullet Regency LP 101 (#7)
    No rating On And On — Tommy Sands 45-33878  
1961/Nov. 20
Bb pop rev.
Capitol (Calif.)  4660  Borderline The Wrong Side Of Love — Tommy Sands 45-36699 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#30)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#31)
    Non-pertinent Jimmy's Song — Tommy Sands 45-36649 Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#29)
1963
(Bb est.)
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.)  10466  No rating A Young Man's Fancy — Tommy Sands   Bullet Capitol LP 1021 (#12)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#32)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#27)
    No rating Label shot Connie — Tommy Sands / Arranged And Conducted By Don Costa 45-11526  
Original LPs
 
 
Capitol (Calif.) T-1081  Cover shot
Sands Storm! [mono]
Pertinent Song sample Maybellene — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#11)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#2)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#2)
Bullet Capitol (France) CD 99879 2 (#2)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#2)
Bullet Disky CD 885772 (#8)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#23)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#1)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 048 (#3)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#28)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#6)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#14)
    No rating Song sample Hearts Of Stone — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#12)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#2)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#29)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#15)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#26)
    No rating Since I Met You Baby — Tommy Sands   Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#3)
    No rating Oop Shoop — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#13)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 85345/6 (#10)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#12)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#4)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#16)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#19)
    No rating Warm Your Heart — Tommy Sands   Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#5)
    Pertinent Song sample Hey Miss Fannie — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#14)
Bullet Beat Goes On CD 504 (#3)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 81970/1 (#3)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#3)
Bullet Golden Ring CD 172100 (#17)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#6)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 048 (#1)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#22)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#7)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#15)
    No rating Song sample Tweedle Dee — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#15)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 85345/6 (#11)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#10)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#7)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#30)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#10)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#20)
    No rating Such A Night — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 4732 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#16)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#25)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#8)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#11)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#24)
    No rating Honey Love — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#17)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#9)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#12)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#25)
    No rating Blue Velvet — Tommy Sands   Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#10)
    No rating Little Mama — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#18)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#9)
Bullet Emusic/Master Classics MP 11387293 (#11)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#24)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#11)
Bullet Memphis CD 7033 (#17)
Bullet Popularity CD 5004 (#7)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#20)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#13)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#21)
    No rating Chicken And The Hawk — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#19)
Bullet Capitol (Germany) LP 85 096 (#14)
Bullet Jasmine LP 302 (#12)
Bullet Raven CD 193 (#19)
Bullet Revival LP 3001 (#14)
Bullet Rock Dreams CD 2039 (#23)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Every Little Once In A While — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#7)
Bullet Hydra CD 27132 (#17)
    No rating One Day Later — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#5)
    Pertinent Song sample Playin' The Field — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15624 (#21)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6003 (#17)
Bullet Disky CD 885712 (#9)
    No rating Rock Light — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#10)
    No rating Song sample Wicked Woman — Tommy Sands   Bullet Bear Family CD 15643 (#24)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Can't Change My Love — Tommy Sands   Bullet Raven CD 193 (#14)
    No rating Oop Shoop — Tommy Sands   Bullet Raven CD 193 (#21)
    No rating Your Daddy WAnts To Do Right — Tommy Sands   Bullet Raven CD 193 (#18)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 104LPRock & Roll USA
1974NPR (Germany) 7303LPArchive Series, Vol. 3
1975Capitol (France) (France) 2S 150- 81970/1LPRock And Roll At The Capitol Tower
1978Capitol (France) (France) 2S 150- 85345/6LPRock And Roll At The Capitol Tower, Vol. 3
Capitol (Germany) (Germany) 038 EMD 85 096LPRock 'N' Roll History, Vol. 3 / Tommy Sands
1979Tops L- 1510LPHigh School Rock 'N' Roll
1987Magnum Force (England) MFLP 048LPThe Rockin' 50s
Revival (Denmark) 3001LPTommy Sands
1988Jasmine (England) JASM 302LPSands Storm! / Tommy Sands
1992Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15643CDThe Worryin' Kind / Tommy Sands
Capitol (France) (France) 7 99879 2CDRockabilly: Capitol Country Classics
Regency (Canada) RR 101LP20 Rock 'N' Roll High School Rarities
1993Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15624CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 3
1994Brunswick (Germany) 001LPTeenage Jive Party, Vol. 1
Island IR 145105CDRock-A-Hula Bop
1995Capitol (Australia) AUSLP 1021LPThe Golden Hits of Tommy Sands
Rock Dreams BG 2039CDTeenage Crush / Tommy Sands
1997Popularity (Italy) P 5004CDWe All Wanna Sound Like Elvis
1998Bear Family (Germany) 495 4732CDGood Rockin' Tonight
Collectables (United States) 5869CDSteady Date With Tommy Sands
Golden Ring 172100CDGirls, Girls, Girls
1999Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885702CDA Capitol Rockabilly Party, Part 1
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885712CDA Capitol Rockabilly Party, Part 2
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885772CDA Capitol Rockabilly Party, Part 3
2001Beat Goes On (England) 504CDRock And Roll At The Capitol Tower
2004Raven (Australia) RVD- 193CDThe Sands Collection 1957-63 / Tommy Sands
2008GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
Pan American (Switzerland) 56027CDDressin' Up
2009Emusic/Master Classics (United States) 11387293MPHail To The King
Pan American (Switzerland) 56041CDChicken House
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 113CDThree Months To Kill: West Coast Rock
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 142CDEssential Rockabilly: The Capitol Story
year?Alley Music AMCD- 002CDSwing, Jive, & Stroll
Big Tone (England) BTCD 6003CDCapitol Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Big Tone (England) BTCD 6004CDCapitol Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Fed (Sweden) 08CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 8
Hydra (Germany) BCK 27132CDEarly Rockabilly & Hillbilly Days / Tommy Sands
Memphis 7033CDThey Thought They Were Elvis: Vocal Clones, Vol. 1
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3


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