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Thacker, Rudy

Born 1931 in Hindman, Ky. Staff musician on the World's Original Jamboree (WWVA, Wheeling, W. Va.). Died in 2005.

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Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Emperor (W.Va.)  4  [45 EP] No rating A Fool Such As I
Rudy Thacker's String Busters With Larry Dale
Label shot
(from 45)
EM-H-4-59  
    Non-pertinent Guitar Boogie Shuffle
Rudy Thacker's String Busters With Larry Dale
(from 45)
  Bullet White Label LP 2808 (#4)
    No rating White Lightning
Rudy Thacker's String Busters With Larry Dale
(from 45)
   
    No rating Pink Shoe Laces
Marion Durham - Buddy Durham
   
    No rating Battle Of New Orleans
Marion Durham - Buddy Durham
   
    No rating Kansas City
Marion Durham - Buddy Durham
   
1959/June 15
Bb c&w rev.
Blue Hen (Del.) BH-234  [45] Non-pertinent Mountain Guitar
Rudy Thacker And His Stringbusters / Larry Dale, The Vocals, With String Band
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8814)
JB-277 Bullet Classics CD 738 (#11)
Bullet Hop CD 005 (#18)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#7)
    Non-pertinent I Was A Fool
Rudy Thacker And His Stringbusters / Larry Dale, The Vocals, With String Band
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JB-276  
1960
RCA mx code
Whirl (Ohio) L8OW-4668/9 [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Mountain Guitar
Rudy Thacker And The Stringbusters
Label shot
(from 45)
L8OW-4669  
    No rating Stringbusters – (instr.)
Rudy Thacker And The Stringbusters
Label shot
(from 45)
L8OW-4668  
1960/May 2
Bb c&w rev.
Lucky (Ohio)  0012  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Black Train
Rudy Thacker And The Stringbusters / Vocal By Larry Dale
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-3292 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55080 (#17)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55152 (#25)
Bullet Folk Variety LP 12025 (#12)
Bullet Mustang CD [19?] (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 8857 (#10)
    No rating The Dream
Rudy Thacker And The Stringbusters / Vocal By Larry Dale
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CP-3291 Bullet Folk Variety LP 12025 (#11)
 
 
Maarc (Ohio) MA1510  [45] No rating Take This Hammer
Rudy Thacker (And The String Busters) With Larry Hall, Vocal
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(from 45)
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    No rating Back To The Bottle
Rudy Thacker (And The String Busters) With Larry Hall, Vocal
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(from 45)
a  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8814LPThe Island Recordings
1981Folk Variety (Germany) FV 12025LPThe Ballad Of Johnny Horton
1983White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8857LPThe Lucky Label
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2808LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 8
1999Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55080CDRockabilly Rock
2001Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55152CDChoo Choo Bop
2012Classics (Sweden) 738CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 3
year?Hop CD 005CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 5
Island CD-IR: 001CDHula Rock
Mustang MUST [19?]CDLookin' For Money


Acknowledgments:  Bobby Briggs, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Bernd Hermoneit, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Bill Quigley, Bjorn Witlox


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