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Velaires

Sioux City, Iowa, group. Members included Bob Dawdy, Danny Matousek, Jerry De Mers, Don Bourret.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1961/July or earlier
(est.)
Palms (Ariz.)  726 
(pressed by Wakefield)
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample Roll Over Beethoven — The Flairs 5961 SJW-3765 Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Brazil — The Flairs 5962 SJW-3765 Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#3)
1961/June
mx series
Jamie (Pa.)  1198 
(pressed by Monarch)
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample Roll Over Beethoven — The Velaires 5961 Δ39772 Bullet Chief CD 1156512 [2nd] (#29)
Bullet Collector CD 4513 (#26)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Brazil – (instr.) — The Velaires P-5962 Δ39772-X Bullet Canadian CD 4532 (#3)
1961/Aug.
mx series
Jamie (Pa.)  1198 
(pressed by Monarch)
Auction history
Borderline Roll Over Beethoven — The Velaires J-V-1 Δ39772  
    No rating Frankie And Johnny — The Velaires J-V-2 Δ39995  
1961/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Jamie (Pa.)  1203 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Sticks And Stones — The Velaires J-V 3 Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#4)
    No rating Label shot Dream — The Velaires J-V 4 Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#5)
1962/Jan. 13
Bb pop rev.
Jamie (Pa.)  1211 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ubangi Stomp — The Velaires J-V 6 Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#8)
Bullet Cham LP 181177 (#3)
Bullet Cheesecake CD 491 (#17)
Bullet Greasy LP 002 (#18)
Bullet Rockin' Rarities LP 2007-6 (#7)
    Non-pertinent It's Almost Tomorrow — The Velaires J-V 5 Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#14)
1962/May
(Bb est.)
Jamie (Pa.)  1223 
Auction history
No rating Don't Wake Me Up — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#17)
    No rating Memory Tree — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#20)
1962/May or later
(Bb est.)
Palms (Ariz.)  730 
Auction history
No rating Summertime Blues — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#21)
    No rating Will I — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#22)
Unissued Tracks
1961
 
Jamie (Pa.)  uniss.  No rating Hey Pretty Baby — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#6)
    No rating Johnny B. Goode — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#19)
    No rating Locomotion — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#18)
    No rating Lotta Lovin' — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#11)
Bullet Boparama LP 1 (#7)
    No rating Lovin' You — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#13)
    No rating Memories Are Made Of This — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#10)
    No rating Mule Train — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#12)
    No rating Scotch And Soda — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#7)
    No rating Sticks And Stones [alt. vers.] — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#24)
    No rating Sweet Little Sixteen — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#9)
    No rating Tragedy Train — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#16)
    No rating Yes It's Me (I'm In Love Again) — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#15)
1963
 
Palms (Ariz.)  uniss.  No rating I Can Never Do Enough For You — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#23)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Ubangi Stomp [alt. vers.] — The Velaires   Bullet Bear Family CD 16168 (#26)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156512 [2nd]CDUltra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Vol. 2
1995Greasy (England) GR 002LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16168CDThe Screamers To Flairs To Velaires
2007Rockin' Rarities (France) R.R- 2007-6LPAction Packed!, Vol. 6: 16 Red Hot Rockin' Hits
year?Boparama (United Kingdom) 1LPRock Out Of This World, Vol. 1
Canadian RI- 4532CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 32
Cham 181177LPRockin' Rollin' Vocal Groups
Cheesecake CHCD 491CDRockin' Boppin' Duo's
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4513CDRock & Roll Covers - Hot Steamy Lovers, Vol. 5


Acknowledgments:  CD Universe, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Tom Krajina, Kurt Krauter, T.J. Mayes, Gerd Miller, Jerry Osborne, Michel Proost, R&B Indies, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Tom Tourville, eBay


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 09/22/2018

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