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Thompson, Junior

Real name Clen Houston Thompson Jr. Born in Florence, Ala. A regular on Dixie Hayride (Florence, Ala.) in 1956.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 7 (1984) of Roll Street Journal.

Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/Feb. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Meteor (Tenn.)  5029  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mama's Little Baby — Junior Thompson With The Meteors MR 5045 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#17)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#19)
Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#20)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#63)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#46)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#14)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#15)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#105)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Raw Deal — Junior Thompson With The Meteors MR 5044 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#2)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#20)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#6)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#36)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#4)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#2)
Bullet Mustang CD 10 (#4)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#71)
1956/Dec.
BMI clear.
Tune (Ala.) 45-SO-174/5
(pressed by Southern)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Who's Knocking? — Junior Thompson 45-SO-175 Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#13)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6905 (#29)
Bullet Lucky CD 814 (#16)
Bullet Peerless LP 002 (#4)
Bullet Presto CD 9 (#47)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample How Come You Do Me? — Junior Thompson 45-SO-174 Bullet Born Bad LP 007 (#10)
Bullet Cato LP 003 (#10)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#11)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#48)
Bullet STCTU CD 003 (#16)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#2)
1967 or earlier
(BMI est.)
JJ's (Ala.)  001 
(pressed by Southern)
Pertinent Label shot Jungle Girl — Junior Thompson SO:4145 Bullet Collector CD 4550 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Sit By My Side — Junior Thompson SO:4144  
1967/July
(Bb est.)
Atco (N.Y.) 45-6500  No rating Label shot Song sample Jungle Girl — Junior Thompson 67C-12524-PL Bullet Bear Family CD 16721 (#28)
    No rating Label shot You're The One — Junior Thompson 67C-12523-PL  
1968/Feb.
BMI clear.
JJ's (Ala.) .005  Borderline Label shot Sally Ann From Paris, France — Junior Thompson 4639  
    Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Never Let You Go Little Darling — Junior Thompson 4638  
1968/Mar.
BMI clear.
JJ's (Ala.) .006  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ooby Dooby — Junior Thompson 4779 Bullet Teen Beat CD 353 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample House Of Lost Lovers — Junior Thompson 4778  
1968/Apr. or later
(BMI est.)
JJ's (Ala.)  007  Borderline Label shot Jimmy Boy — Junior Thompson 5727  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Cry On My Shoulder — Junior Thompson 5726  
 
 
JJ's (Ala.)  9542/3 No rating Label shot Fairyland Girl — Junior Thompson 9542  
    No rating Label shot Childhood Days — Junior Thompson 9543  
 
 
Badd (Ala.)  1001 
(pressed by Southern)
Pertinent Label shot Big Black Spider — Jr. Thompson SO: 3601  
    Pertinent Label shot Pretty Blue Eyes — Jr. Thompson SO: 3602  

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Collector (Netherlands) CL 1023LPGonna Rock And Roll Tonight
1979Meteor 5000LPHillbilly Bop Memphis Style
1985Cascade (England) DROP 1009LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 2
1993Ace (England) CDCHM 484CDMeteor Rockabillies
Meteor MTCD 5001CDMeteor Rockabillies
1997Flesh Den (England) FD 6905CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 5
Peerless PL 002LPRockabilly, Vol. 2
Vladimir Twist VTR 6911LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 11
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
2003Ace (England) CDCH2 885CDMeteor Rockabilly & Hillbilly
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 119CDRaunchy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Memphis Rock & Roll
Not Now Music NOT2CD 424CDRoots Of Psychobilly
year?Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16721CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 21 (Atlantic)
Born Bad (England) BB 007LPBorn Bad, Vol. 7
Cato (England) LP 003LPSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 3
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4550CD41 Years Collector Records (40 Was Not Enough)
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll
Lucky (England) CDLR 814CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 14
Mustang MUST 8CDDo You Dig Me
Mustang MUST 10CDGotta Rock A Little More
Presto Vol. 9CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 9
STCTU STCTU- 003CDSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 3
Teen Beat (United States) TB CD 353CDThe Livin' End


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Randy Coleman, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Andy Gallagher, Adam Komorowski, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost


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