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Smith, Chester

Born 1930 in Wade, Okla. A performer on KFRE-TV (Fresno, Calif.) and KCRA-TV (Sacramento, Calif.) in 1957. Disc jockey on KTRB (Modesto, Calif.) in 1959.



Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1958/Apr. 14
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  30603  [78] No rating You Gotta Move
Chester Smith
    No rating The Hook
Chester Smith
1958/Apr. 14
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30603  [45] Pertinent You Gotta Move
Chester Smith
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15733)
L 10,712 Bullet Bear Family CD 15733 (#11)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5706 (#17)
Bullet Folkline CD 207 (#19)
Bullet MCA LP 1757 (#7)
Bullet MCA CD 11119 (#27)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2833 (#7)
Bullet One Day Music CD 134 (#20)
    Borderline The Hook – (instr.)
Chester Smith
Label shot
(from 45)
L 10,714+  
1959/Aug. 10
Bb pop rev.
Poppy (Calif.)  2004  [45] Pertinent Tennessee Saturday Night
Chester Smith
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8886)
PP-107 Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#26)
Bullet Jasmine CD 3610 (#24)
Bullet White Label LP 8886 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Thirsty "The Cotton 'Choppin' Song"
Chester Smith
Label shot
Mega (Calif.)  1161  [45] No rating Stand On The Rock
Chester Smith and The Megatones
Label shot
    No rating Beside The Still Waters
Chester Smith & Hazel Houser & The Megatones
Label shot
Decca (N.Y.)     [unissued] Pertinent Rock Go Round
Chester Smith
(from Bear Family CD 15971)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15971 (#27)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2833LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1985White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8886LPRock Along
1986MCA 1757LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5706CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1994Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15733CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 6
MCA 11119CDDecca Rock & Roll Collection
2001Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15971CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 9
2007Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2873CDRough Stuff Boppin'
2011One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 134CDEssential Rockabilly: The Decca Story
2012Jasmine JASMCD 3610CDHillbilly Bop, Boogie & The Honky Tonk Blues, Vol. 5, 1958-1959
year?Folkline (England) 274- 207CDHardcore Rockabilly, Vol. 4

Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Andy Gallagher, Gerd Miller, Peter Mohr, Dean Craige Morris, Mike Smyth, Joe Wajgel

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