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Terry, Al

Real name Allison Joseph Theriot. Born 1922 in Kaplan, La. Disc jockey on KROF, Abbeville, La. Died in 1985.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955 or earlier
(est.)
Champion (Miss.)  106  No rating Shoot Me A Line — Al Terry And The La. Hayriders B ACA 2237  
    No rating Promise Made Promise Broken — Al Terry And The La. Hayriders A ACA 2238  
1955 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Ace (Miss.)  502  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Shoot Me A Line — Al Terry And The La. Hayriders ACA-2237 Bullet Jasmine CD 469 (#12)
    No rating Label shot Promise Made - Promise Broken — Al Terry And The La. Hayriders ACA-2238  
1954/Feb. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1003  No rating Label shot Song sample Good Deal, Lucille — Al Terry 45-F-7  
    No rating Label shot Say A Prayer For ME — Al Terry 45-F-8  
1954/July 31
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1012  No rating Label shot House Of Glass — Al Terry 45-F-47  
    No rating Label shot Show Me That You Love Me — Al Terry 45-F-46  
1954/Nov. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1017  No rating Label shot Hey, Whatta Y'Say — Al Terry 45-F-45 Bullet Cactus CD 5003 (#23)
Bullet Orbit CD 5913 (#23)
    No rating Label shot Let's Postpone Our Wedding — Al Terry 45-F-48  
1955/Mar. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1022  No rating Label shot Hate Me Not — Al Terry 45-F-60  
    No rating Label shot The Wall Around Your Heart — Al Terry 45-F-59  
1955/Aug. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1029  No rating Label shot No, No, John — Al Terry 45-F-78  
    No rating Label shot Gone Again — Al Terry 45-F-74  
1955/Nov. 19
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1037  No rating Label shot Goodbye, Mr. Sunshine — Al Terry 45-F-6  
    No rating Label shot ( Dear God) I Love Her So — Al Terry 45-F-5  
1956/May
(Bb est.)
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1049  No rating Label shot No Shrimp Today — Al Terry 45-F-58 Bullet Cactus CD 5006 (#13)
    No rating Label shot Without You — Al Terry 45-F-61  
1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1056  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Roughneck Blues — Al Terry 45-F-137 Bullet Blazon CD 2005 (#14)
Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#4)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#4)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#4)
Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#22)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Am I Seeing Things — Al Terry 45-F-135  
1957/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1061  No rating Label shot If I Win, I Win — Al Terry 45-F-75  
    No rating Label shot Money — Al Terry With Rusty & Doug 45-F-147  
1957/Nov. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1071  No rating Label shot Coconut Girl — Al Terry 45-F-169  
    No rating Label shot Bring Me Some Rain — Al Terry 45-F-168  
1958/Mar. 31
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1075  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Good Deal, Lucille — Al Terry 45-F-170 Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#11)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#62)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#11)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#11)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Because I'm Yours (But You're Not Mine) — Al Terry 45-F-136  
1958/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1088  No rating Label shot Song sample My Baby Knows — Al Terry 45-F-205 Bullet Cactus CD Cash 2 (#15)
    No rating Label shot Your Sweet Lies — Al Terry 45-F-160  
1959/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1093  No rating Label shot It's Better Late Than Never — Al Terry 45-F-134  
    No rating Label shot Then You're Living Just Like Me — Al Terry 45-F-76  
1960/Jan. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1111  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Watch Dog — Al Terry 45-F-206 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55037 (#22)
Bullet DJM LP 22069 (#1)
Bullet Desperate Rockin Trash CD 1203 (#16)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671123 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#24)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#21)
Bullet Hop CD 999 (#15)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 034 (#1)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 034 (#1)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#38)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Passing The Blues Around — Al Terry 45-F-203  
1961/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Dot (Calif.) 45-16260  No rating Label shot Miss Me, Miss Mary Ann — Al Terry MB-15567 Bullet ABC (Germany) LP 25 552 ET (#16)
Bullet Classics CD 741 (#22)
    No rating Label shot As You Desire Me — Al Terry MB-15568  
Original LPs
 
 
Crown (Calif.)  LP cut  No rating God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust — Al Terry   Bullet P-Vine CD 2467 (#19)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977ABC (Germany) (Germany) 25 552 ETLPCountry Meets Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
DJM (England) 22069LPHillbilly Rock
1985Magnum Force (England) MFLP 034LPHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1991Magnum Force (England) CDMF 034CDHillbilly Rock: 20 Rare Tracks From The Hickory Vaults
1994P-Vine (Japan) PCD 2467CDSomebody's Rockin': Crown Greatest Rockabillies
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55037CDSugaree
2003Cactus (United States) CD 5003CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 4
2008Jasmine 469CDRock Me: Mississippi Hillbilly
2009Desperate Rockin Trash (Germany) DRT- 1203CDDesperate Rockabilly, Vol. 3: My Baby Like To Rock & Roll
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group (United States) 12671123MPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
2012Classics (Sweden) 741CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 4
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?Blazon (United States) 2005CDSizzling Hillbilly, Vol. 5
Cactus (United States) Cash 2CDThe House Of Cashalikes, Vol. 2
Cactus (United States) CD 5006CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 7
Fed (Sweden) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Hop 999CDHillbilly Hop
Orbit (United States) 5913CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 13
Pan American (Switzerland) 56008CDRed Hot
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Rob Karman, Adam Komorowski, Pasi Koskela, Bernd Kratochwil, Gerd Miller, R&B Indies


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