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Taylor, Vernon

Born 1937 in Sandy Spring, Md. Star of a television program in Washington, DC.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 15 (1977) of New Kommotion.
  • Article in issue 146 (1995) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 59 (1996) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Feature article and discography in issue 71 (1997) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Sept. 9
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15632  Pertinent Label shot Song sample I've Got The Blues — Vernon Taylor MW-9922 Bullet Beaver LP 3315 (#16)
Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#8)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#68)
Bullet Lonely LP 2218 (#2)
Bullet One Day Music CD 174 (#38)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Losing Game — Vernon Taylor MW-9921 Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#7)
1958/Feb. 10
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15697  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Why Must You Leave Me — Vernon Taylor MW-9923 Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#10)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Satisfaction Guaranteed — Vernon Taylor MW-9924 Bullet Charly LP 30253 (#14)
Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#9)
1958/Nov. 24
Bb pop rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  310  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Today Is A Blue Day — Vernon Taylor U-333 Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#3)
Bullet Pan American CD 56040 (#24)
Bullet Star-Club CD 5060102 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 16 (#8)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Breeze — Vernon Taylor U-332 Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56039 (#17)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 16 (#7)
1959/Aug. 17
Bb pop rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  325  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mystery Train — Vernon Taylor U-367 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55012 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8352 (#21)
Bullet Classics CD 733 (#14)
Bullet Club LP 009 (#14)
Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#17)
Bullet Emusic/Charly MP 11312766 (#21)
Bullet Hobo Bop LP 1181 (#2)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 122 (#35)
Bullet Presto CD 12 (#29)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 17 (#18)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1031 (#14)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Sweet And Easy Love — Vernon Taylor U-366 Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#16)
Bullet Sun 10 804 (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 17 (#17)
Live Performances
 
 
[radio performance]     No rating Don Owens Radio Show — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#28)
Unissued Tracks
1958
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Blue Day Tomorrow — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Charly CD 8236 (#11)
    No rating This Kind Of Love — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Charly CD 8118 (#19)
Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#11)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1031 (#2)
    No rating Today Is A Blue Day [alt. vers.] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#15)
    Pertinent Song sample Your Lovin' Man [vers. 1] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Charly CD 36 (#19)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#36)
Bullet Charly CD 8099 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 30147 (#6)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#47)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#47)
Bullet Dressed To Kill/BMG CD 66 (#28)
Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#1)
Bullet J!mco CD 89194 (#22)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#36)
Bullet Select CD 586 (#7)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1010 [1st] (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1031 (#1)
    No rating Your Lovin' Man [vers. 2] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#18)
1959
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Breeze — Vernon Taylor    
    No rating Hey Little Girl — Vernon Taylor    
    No rating Mystery Train [alt. vers.] — Vernon Taylor    
    No rating Sweet And Easy To Love [vers. 1] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#55)
    No rating Sweet And Easy To Love [vers. 2] — Vernon Taylor    
    No rating What Would I Do Without You [vers. 1] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#12)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating All They Wanna Do Is Stroll [vers. 1] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#13)
    No rating All They Wanna Do Is Stroll [vers. 3] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#19)
    No rating All They Wanna Do Is Stroll [vers. 8] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#25)
    No rating Dinah Lee [vers. 1] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#14)
    No rating Dinah Lee [vers. 11] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#20)
    No rating Dinah Lee [vers. 12] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#21)
    No rating Dinah Lee [vers. 13] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#23)
    No rating I've Got The Blues [alt. vers.] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#6)
    No rating Losing Game [alt. vers.] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#5)
    No rating Today Is A Blue Day [alt. vers. 4] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#26)
    No rating Today Is A Blue Day [alt. vers. 11] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#29)
    No rating What Would I Do Without You [vers. 8] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#22)
    No rating What Would I Do Without You [vers. 17] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#24)
    No rating What Would I Do Without You [vers. 18] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#27)
    No rating Why Must You Leave Me [alt. vers.] — Vernon Taylor   Bullet Eagle CD 90120 (#4)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978Charly (England) CR 30147LPRaunchy Rockabilly
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1010 [1st]LPSun Rockabillies; Vol. 1
1979Lonely (France) 2218LPBop Boy
1981Hobo Bop 1181LPHobo Bop
1986Charly (England) 36CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Charly (England) CR 30253LPLet's Flat Get It
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1031LPCountry Rock Sides
1990Sun (England) (England) 16CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 7
1991Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5203CDUltimate Sun Rock & Roll Collection
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55012CDHobo Bop
Club (Spain) 009LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 9
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 05CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 1
Sun (England) (England) 17CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 8
1994J!mco (Japan) JICK 89194CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3315LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 15
Charly (England) MID 8099CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Eagle (Germany) EA-R 90120CDThere's Only One ... Your Lovin' Man / Vernon Taylor
1996Charly (England) MID 8118CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1997Charly (England) CPCD 8236CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 4
1999Charly (England) CPCD 8352CDEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
Dressed To Kill/BMG (England) DTKBOX 66CDThe Sun Gods
2000Pulse (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
2001Select CD 586CDRed Hot: The Best Of Sun Rockabilly
2002Star-Club (Sweden) 5060102CDTeen-Age Bop!
2006Emusic/Charly (United States) 11312766MPEssential Sun Rockabillies, Vol. 6
2009Pan American (Switzerland) 56039CDLike Wow
Pan American (Switzerland) 56040CDSteady Date
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 733CDThe Elvis Sound
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 119CDRaunchy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Memphis Rock & Roll
Not Now Music NOT2CD 122CDRockabilly Riot
2012One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 174CDEssential Rockabilly: The Dot Story
year?Charly (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
Presto Vol. 12CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 12
Sun LP- 80410Sun Country Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Pasi Koskela, Mike Lynam, Gerd Miller, Lasse Olander, Rockabilly Ranch, eBay


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