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Sprouts

Bobby Johnson and Billy Cosby. Nashville, Tenn., duo.

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Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Sept.
copyright
Spangle (Ohio) 45-2002 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teen Billy Baby — The Sprouts H8OW-2378 Bullet Chief CD 1156512 [2nd] (#19)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Goodbye, She's Gone — The Sprouts H8OW-2379 Bullet Chief CD 1156513 [1st] (#13)
1957/Nov. 4
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7080  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teen Billy Baby — The Sprouts H8OW-2378 Bullet Bear Family CD 15622 (#12)
Bullet Country Music Foundation CD 014-D (#27)
Bullet Country Music Foundation LP 014-L (#27)
Bullet Pan American CD 56028 (#18)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 42809 (#8)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Goodbye, She's Gone — The Sprouts H8OW-2379 Bullet Bear Family LP 15111 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16607 (#24)
Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#19)
1958/Feb. 24
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7172  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Skinny Minnie — The Sprouts J2WW-0363 Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#2)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Every Little Once In A While — The Sprouts J2WW-0362 Bullet Bear Family LP 15111 (#6)
1958/June
(Bb est.)
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7267  Pertinent Song sample Shake Me Up Again — The Sprouts J2WW-0364 Bullet Bear Family LP 15111 (#7)
    Pertinent Song sample Luscious Lovin' Lucy — The Sprouts J2WW-0365 Bullet Bear Family LP 15111 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16339 (#12)
1960/Nov. 21
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71727  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Twisting On Bandstand — The Sprouts YW21461  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Why Did You Go — The Sprouts YW21459  
1961/July 3
Bb c&w rev.
K-Ark (Mo.)  623  No rating Label shot Lily White Rose — The Sprouts    
    No rating Label shot Merciful Tears — The Sprouts    
1961/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Lucky Four (Ill.)  1007  No rating Lily White Rose — The Sprouts    
    No rating Merciful Tears — The Sprouts    

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Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979RCA (England) (England) PL 42809LPVictor Rock 'N' Rollers
1983Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15111LPRockin' Rollin' High School, Vol. 3
1988Country Music Foundation (United States) CMF- 014-LLPGet Hot Or Go Home: Vintage RCA Rockabillly 56-59
1991Country Music Foundation (United States) CMF- 014-DCDGet Hot Or Go Home: Vintage RCA Rockabillly 56-59
1993Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15622CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 1
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156512 [2nd]CDUltra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Vol. 2
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156513 [1st]CDUltra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Vol. 3
2002Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16339CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 1
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16607CDThe Drugstore's Rockin', Vol. 2
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56028CDYou're Killin' Me
2009Pan American (Switzerland) 56038CDMy Kind Of Women


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Don Stilton, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox, highnumbers


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