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Wainwright, Happy

Full name Herman Gene Wainwright. Born 1927 near Perdido, Ala. Disc jockey on WKRG (Mobile, Ala.) in 1955 and WAAB (Mobile, Ala.) in 1959.


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Sept. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Sandy (Ala.)  1004  Pertinent Song sample My Baby Don't Love Me No More — Happy Wainwright And The Vi-Counts 1008-MS-45 Bullet Ace CD 595 (#21)
    Pertinent Song sample Walking And Talking — Happy Wainwright And The Vi-Counts 1007-MS-45 Bullet Ace CD 595 (#13)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2070 (#12)
1961/Oct. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Carma (La.)  505-1
(pressed by Rite)
Borderline Label shot Song sample Nothing But Love — Happy Wainwright CP-6372 Bullet Lucky CD 809 (#18)
Bullet White Label LP 8889 (#6)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Old Love Story — Happy Wainwright CP-6371  
Astro (Ala.) JR-107  No rating Recession Blues — Happy Wainwright & The Shinn Bones    
    Borderline Song sample Dem-O-Cat — Happy Wainwright & The Shinn Bones   Bullet Collector CD 4503 (#20)
Unissued Tracks
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Juke Box Rock — Happy Wainwright   Bullet Ace CD 595 (#8)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#7)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#19)
Bullet Presto CD 10 (#50)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1985White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8889LPRockin' In Louisiana
1988Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2070LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 54
1996Ace (England) CDCH 595CDGulf Coast Grease: The Sandy Story, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 809CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 9
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
Mustang MUST 2CDGoin' Down That Road
2006Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4503CDRock And Roll With Piano, Vol. 11
year?Presto Vol. 10CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 10

Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Tom Lincoln, Dean Craige Morris, Frank Ploetz, Peter van Wilsem

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