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Spurlin, Tommy

Born 1928 in Elba, Ala. A regular on the Gold Coast Jamboree (WMIE, Miami, Fla.) in 1956. Died in 2003.

References:

  • Article in issue 182 (1998) of Now Dig This.
  • Article in issue 182 (1998) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 132 (2013) of American Music.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Jiffy (La.)  205  No rating Label shot Been Livin' Wrong — Tommy Spurlin 2976  
    No rating Label shot My Address Is The Same — Tommy Spurlin 2977  
1955/Oct. 22
Bb c&w rev.
Perfect (Fla.) 45-C-107  No rating Label shot Song sample Danger! — Tommy Spurlin And The Southern Boys A  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Ain't Had No Lovin' — Tommy Spurlin And The Southern Boys B  
1956/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Perfect (Fla.) 45-109  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hang Loose (I've Gotta Rock) — Tommy Spurlin And The Southern Boys A Bullet AFS LP 1001 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 191 (#8)
Bullet Ace CD 639 (#5)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2068 (#7)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#19)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#22)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#19)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#54)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample One-Eyed Sam — Tommy Spurlin And The Southern Boys B Bullet AFS LP 1001 (#12)
Bullet Ace CD 639 (#10)
Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#18)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#47)
1956/Sept. or later
(est.)
Art (Fla.) 45-C-109  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hang Loose — Tommy Spurlin With The Southern Boys 1 Bullet Ace CD 815 (#24)
Bullet Bop CD 010 (#9)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55009 (#18)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 066 (#29)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#31)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#30)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample One-Eyed Sam — Tommy Spurlin With The Southern Boys 2  
 
 
Art (Fla.) 45-131  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Heart Throb — Tommy Spurlin A Bullet AFS LP 1001 (#14)
Bullet Ace CD 639 (#6)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2068 (#10)
Bullet Chief CD 1156508 (#25)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#25)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample No Time For Heartaches — Tommy Spurlin B Bullet AFS LP 1001 (#5)
Bullet Ace CD 639 (#7)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2068 (#4)
Bullet Cat CD 1033 (#25)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#3)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Borderline Song sample I'll Be Leaving You — Tommy Spurlin   Bullet Collector CD 4411 (#4)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979AFS (United States) 1001LPMiami Rockabilly
1988Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2068LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 52
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156508CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 8
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4411CDNau Voo Rock And Roll
1994Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55009CDHang Loose
Cat (Netherlands) 1033CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 1
1998Ace (England) CDCHD 639CDMiami Rockabilly
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
2011Not Now Music NOT3CD 066CDRoyal Rockabilly Flush
year?Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout
Bop BOP- 010CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 10
Fed (Sweden) 05CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 5
Hop HB-HV 003CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 3
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Gerd Miller, Alexander Petrauskas, Michel Proost


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