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Welz, Joey

Real name Joseph Wallace Welzant. Born 1940 in Baltimore, Md. Formerly with Bill Haley's Comets.
Joey's bio of his time with the Comets is available by email request to joeywelz@webtv.net .

References:


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Berman (loc?)     No rating Jitterbug Rock — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#7)
    No rating You're The One — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#1)
1959/Nov.
mx series
Bat (Md.)  1001 
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' The Stroll — Joey Welz And His Rock-A-Billy Piano CP-2356 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2038 (#2)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2038 (#2)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55065 (#18)
Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#8)
Bullet Lucky CD 502 (#29)
    No rating Song sample Shore Party – (instr.) — Joey Welz   Bullet Bison Bop LP 2038 (#3)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2038 (#3)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55066 (#19)
Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#14)
1963/Sept.
BMI clear.
Bat (Md.) #1002  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample The Mystery Of Love — Joey Welz, His Piano And Combo A-1444 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2038 (#14)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2038 (#14)
    No rating Label shot The Whistling Piano Man — Joey Welz, His Piano And Combo B-1444 Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#9)
1964
(art. est.)
Bat (Md.)  1003  Cover shot Borderline Label shot Let's Bop And Stroll Again (The Distinct Sound Of The Oldies) — Joey Welz, The Whistling Piano Man / Vocal Backing: The Classics B Bullet Diwa LP 2 (#12)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample The Whistling Man's Boogie – (instr.) — Joey Welz, The Whistling Piano Man, And The Night-Raiders From England A Bullet Blend CD 5 (#18)
Bullet Blend LP 82002 (#5)
Bullet Diwa LP 2 (#13)
Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#10)
Unissued Tracks
1955
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Lonesome Boy — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#4)
    No rating Mrs. Lindy — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#3)
1957
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Crazy Mixed Up Baby — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#5)
    No rating Endless Sleep — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#6)
    No rating You Drive Me Wild — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#2)
1959
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Come On — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#11)
1961
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Oh How I Want You Near — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#13)
    No rating Summer Scene — Joey Welz   Bullet Hydra LP 7713 (#12)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Diwa (Netherlands) LP 2LPLet's Bop Cats
1982Blend (Belgium) BLR. 82002LPRock & Roll Collection, Vol. 2
1983Bison Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2038LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 32
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2038LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 32
1990Hydra (Germany) BLK 7713LPRockabilly Years / Joey Welz
1997Blend (Belgium) 5CDBest Of Blend Rock & Roll Collection, Vol. 5
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55065CDRough Stuff
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55066CDStrictly Instrumental, Vol. 3
year?Lucky (England) CDLR 502CDPianola Rock-Ola, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Kurt Krauter, Stefan Schroder, Uncle Gil, Joey Welz


Compilation & presentation © 2019, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 06/25/2019

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