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Smith, Ronnie

Born in Andrews, Texas. Disk jockey at KECK (Odessa, Texas) in 1957. Died in 1962.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
Hamilton (Calif.) 45-50003 
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Babe — Ronnie Smith MW-11176 Δ23101 Bullet Ace CD 699 (#21)
Bullet Eagle LP 307 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I've Got A Love — Ronnie Smith MW-11177 Δ23102  
1959/July 13
Bb pop rev.
Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55137  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lookie, Lookie, Lookie — Ronnie Smith 106,854+ Bullet Big Tone CD 5707 (#26)
Bullet Charly LP 30236 (#5)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample A Tiny Kiss — Ronnie Smith 106,855 Bullet Charly LP 30236 (#15)
Bullet FR CD 1007 (#16)
1960/May 16
Bb pop rev.
Imperial (Calif.) X5667  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Long Time No Love — Ronny Smith IM-2481 Bullet Big Tone CD 5709 (#23)
Bullet Classics CD 733 (#22)
Bullet Disky CD 885932 (#27)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83096 (#17)
Bullet Knockville LP 4403 (#7)
Bullet Lesley CD 02 (#11)
Bullet True Blue Rockabilly CD 002 (#11)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30312 (#17)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample It Hurts Me So — Ronny Smith IM-2480 Bullet Lesley CD 3 (#10)
1960/Aug. 15
Bb pop rev.
Imperial (Calif.) X5679  Borderline Label shot Song sample I Hear You Knocking — Ronny Smith IM-2663  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample I Started Out Walkin' — Ronny Smith IM-2665 Bullet Lesley CD 02 (#26)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Eagle (Germany) 307LPChicken Rock, Vol. 4: Rumble Rock
1980United Artists (England) (England) UAG 30312LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 3
1981EMI/Liberty 2C 068- 83096LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 3
1984Charly (England) CR 30236LPThe Clovis Sessions
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5707CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 3
Big Tone (England) BT 5709CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1997FR 1007CDBuddy Holly Days: 30 Rare Buddy Holly Sound-A-Likes
1999Ace (England) CDCHD 699CDWest Texas Bop
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885932CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 2
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 733CDThe Elvis Sound
year?Knockville (Netherlands) 4403LPRock And Roll For Collectors, Vol. 3
Lesley LESCD 02CDImperial Rock & Roll Party
Lesley LESCD 3CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 2
True Blue Rockabilly TBR 002CDTrue Blue Rockabilly, Vol. 2

Acknowledgments:  Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, John Neal

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