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Smith, Leon

Son of Lloyd "Pappy" Smith, owner of the Orbit Sound and Willamette labels.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/Apr.
copyright
Willamette (Ore.)  101-45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Forty Ford — Leon Smith 2 Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#20)
Bullet Cat CD 1033 (#20)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671043 (#9)
Bullet Folkline CD 424 (#17)
Bullet Norton LP 911 (#2)
Bullet Norton CD 911 (#2)
    No rating Label shot Once I Had A Heart — Leon Smith And The Ponsonby Sisters 1  
1959/Aug. 3
Bb pop rev.
Epic (N.Y.) 5-9326  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Forty Ford — Leon Smith JZSP 48132 Bullet Bear Family CD 16723 (#5)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55044 (#11)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37984 (#26)
Bullet Epic LP 37984 (#26)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506010 (#10)
    No rating Once I Had A Heart — Leon Smith    
1960/Feb.
copyright
Willamette (Ore.)  105 
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey Honey — Leon Smith 1 Δ33984 Bullet Big H LP 79103 (#9)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55175 (#12)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2017 (#12)
Bullet Norton LP 911 (#16)
Bullet Norton CD 911 (#17)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample That's The Way — Leon Smith 2 Δ33985 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55175 (#30)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2017 (#13)
1960/Apr.
(est.)
Willamette (Ore.)  106  Pertinent Song sample Dynamic – (instr.) — Leon Smith And The Orbit Rockers 2 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55174 (#22)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Windfall – (instr.) — Leon Smith And The Orbit Rockers 1 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55174 (#29)
1960/July
mx series
Willamette (Ore.)  109  No rating Label shot Song sample Flip, Flop And Fly — Leon Smith B E-6095x Bullet Big H LP 79108 (#14)
Bullet Floridita LP 02 (#3)
Bullet Teenager LP 5917 (#16)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Sweet Love — Leon Smith A E-6094x Bullet Big H LP 79107 (#4)
Bullet Club LP 020 (#6)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Big H 79103LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 3
1980Big H 79107LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 7
Big H 79108LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 8
1982Epic (United States) EG 37984LPRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
1986Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5917LPLet's All Dance to Rock And Roll
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2017LPHot Boppin Cats, Vol. 2
1991Blast Fire (United States) 2LPLPChrome, Smoke & Fire: A Compilation Of Hot Rod Music By Robt. Williams
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1033CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 1
1995Star-Club (Sweden) 506010CDRockin' Rollin' Wheelin'
1996Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55044CDHot Rod Rumble
2002Norton (United States) NW- 911LPChicken Session: Early Northwest Rockers And Instrumental, Vol. 2
2005Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55174CDStrictly Instrumental, Vol. 8
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55175CDKnock Out
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16723CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 23 (Columbia)
2009Floridita (Spain) FRLP 02LPLet
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group (United States) 12671043MPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 3
year?CBS Special Products (United States) A 37984CDRockabilly Stars, Vol. 3
Club (England) 020LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 20
Folkline (England) 274- 424CDHod-Rod Rockabilly


Acknowledgments:  Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Don Kirsch, Billy Miller, Gerd Miller, Jeff Miller, Perica Sucevic, Stefan Wriedt


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 10/17/2017

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