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Watkins, Bill

Born in Corbin, Ky.

References:

  • Interview in issue 21 (1979) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/Sept. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Lucky (Ohio)  0006 
(pressed by Rite)
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Missed The Workhouse — Bill Watkins CP-2135 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55003 (#15)
Bullet Club PR LP 006 (#10)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6909 (#18)
Bullet Lucky CD 813 (#27)
Bullet Mustang CD [19?] (#31)
Bullet Sleazy CD 03 (#18)
Bullet White Label LP 8857 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Time Will Make You Pay — Bill Watkins CP-2136  
1965
mx series
Tip-Toe (Ohio)  14321/2
(pressed by Rite)
Auction history
Borderline Label shot Song sample I Got Troubles — Bill Watkins 14321 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55179 (#3)
Bullet Collector CD 4417 (#17)
Bullet Eagle CD 90200 (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8857 (#5)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Lips Too Cold To Kiss — Bill Watkins 14322  
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Big Guitar — Bill Watkins   Bullet Collector CD 4417 (#16)
Bullet Lee LP 409 (#1)
Bullet Mima 10 001 (#7)
Bullet Rundell LP 006 (#1)
    No rating Song sample Mess At The Workhouse [alt. vers.] — Bill Watkins   Bullet Lee LP 409 (#2)
Bullet Rundell LP 006 (#2)
    Pertinent Song sample Red Cadillac [vers. 1] — Bill Watkins   Bullet Boppin' Buick LP 1959 (#5)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55093 (#4)
Bullet Rundell LP 006 (#3)
    No rating Song sample Red Cadillac [vers. 2] — Bill Watkins   Bullet Lee LP 409 (#3)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Lee (United States) 409LPCincinnati Rock & Roll 1950s
1983White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8857LPThe Lucky Label
1985Boppin' Buick LP 1959LPBoppin' Buick
1987Rundell (Germany) RUN 006LPCincinnati Rock & Roll
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55003CDBad Boy
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4417CDGreat Rockers From Cincinnati
1995Club PR (England) PRLP- 006LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 6
Eagle (Germany) 90200CDThe Chicken Are Rockin', Vol. 1
1997Mima MLP 00110Hot Rockin' Tracks
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55093CDRockin' Cadillac
2006Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55179CDGot Troubles
2007Sleazy RAB 03CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 3
2009Flesh Den (England) 6909CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 9
year?Lucky (England) CDLR 813CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 13
Mustang MUST [19?]CDLookin' For Money


Acknowledgments:  Tom Krajina, Joe Wajgel, eBay


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 11/18/2018

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