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Skelton, Eddie

Born in Tennessee. A performer on WPEO (Peoria, Ill.) in 1953. Disc jockey and performer on WMCH (Church Hill, Tenn.) in 1956.

References:

  • Feature article in issue 66 (1997) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Feature article in issue 66 (1997) of Rockin' Fifties.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/May 27
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-294  Pertinent Label shot Let Me Be With You Forever — Eddie Skelton 2557  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample My Heart Gets Lonely — Eddie Skelton 2558 Bullet Bark Log CD 101 (#14)
Bullet Classics CD 747 (#9)
Bullet SD LP 840 (#5)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#21)
1957/Sept. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-315  No rating Label shot Song sample That's Love — Eddie Skelton 2615  
    No rating Label shot No Sweetheart Tonight — Eddie Skelton 2614  
1958/Nov. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Dixie (Tenn.) 45-2011  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Keep It Swinging — Eddie Skelton 2837 Bullet Ace CD 704 (#24)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55004 (#17)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#16)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#80)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#7)
Bullet Pontomac LP 37650 (#6)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#18)
    Pertinent Label shot Without You — Eddie Skelton 2836  
1959/Mar. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Dixie (Tenn.) 45-2015  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love You Too Much — Eddie Skelton And His Rhythmaires 2873 Bullet Club PR LP 009 (#20)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#17)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#9)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rebels Retreat – (instr.) — Eddie Skelton And His Rhythmaires 2874 Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#18)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#10)
1959/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Dixie (Tenn.) 45-2025  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Curly – (instr.) — Eddie Skelton 3064 Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#16)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#8)
Bullet Union Pacific LP 005 (#5)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Feelin' Blue – (instr.) — Eddie Skelton 3065 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#26)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Union Pacific (England) UP 005LPLoose Ends: Rave From The Grave, Blast From The Past Series, Vol. 2
1980Pontomac 37650LPRock Tick Tock
1981Million (Netherlands) LP 3LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 3
1991SD (Germany) 840LPSixteen Chicks
1992Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4410CDDixie Rock And Roll
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55004CDRock 'N Roll Riot
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 931CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 1
1994Dixie (Netherlands) 2222CDGreat Dixie Rock And Roll
Dixie (Netherlands) 3333CDBoppin' Country Billies
1996Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 009LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 9
1999Ace (England) CDCHD 704CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 145CDIt's Saturday Night!: Starday-Dixie Rockabilly 1955-1961
year?Bark Log (England) BLCD 101CDCountry Hicks, Vol. 1
Classics (Sweden) CD 747CDThe Elvis Sound, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Andrew Brown, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Tom Lincoln, Bob Pinson, Ralf Wittenburg


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